The More Extreme Nature of North American Monsoon Precipitation in the Southwestern United States as Revealed by a Historical Climatology of Simulated Severe Weather Events
AuthorsLuong, Thang M.
Castro, Christopher L.
Adams, David K.
Ochoa-Moya, Carlos A.
KAUST DepartmentPhysical Sciences and Engineering (PSE) Division
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AbstractLong-term changes in North American monsoon (NAM) precipitation intensity in the southwestern United States are evaluated through the use of convective-permitting model simulations of objectively identified severe weather events during
CitationLuong TM, Castro CL, Chang H-I, Lahmers T, Adams DK, et al. (2017) The More Extreme Nature of North American Monsoon Precipitation in the Southwestern United States as Revealed by a Historical Climatology of Simulated Severe Weather Events. Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology 56: 2509–2529. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/JAMC-D-16-0358.1.
SponsorsThis work was principally supported by the Strategic Environmental Research and Development Program (SERDP; Project RC-2205) through the U.S. Departments of Defense and Energy and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Additional support was provided by UNAM-PAPIIT Projects IA103916 and IA100916; the Consortium for Arizona-Mexico Arid Environments (CAZMEX), with funding from the Consejo Nacional de Ciencia y Technologia de Mexico and The University of Arizona; and the University of Arizona Transboundary Aquifer Assessment Program (TAAP), authorized by Public Law 109-448, along with the University of Arizona Technology and Research Initiative Fund (TRIF). The comments from three anonymous reviewers substantially improved the quality of the manuscript. Various scientific materials and text in this paper were taken from the Ph.D. thesis of the first author, which can be found online (http://hdl.handle.net/10150/595660), and the final SERDP RC-2205 project report (Castro 2017).
PublisherAmerican Meteorological Society