Recent Publications (Since 2010)
Northeast U.S. Weather
Lombardo, K, and B. A. Colle, 2012: Ambient conditions associated with the maintenance and decay of quasi-linear convective systems crossing the northeastern U.S. coast. Mon. Wea. Rev., 140, 3805-3819
Colle, B. A., K. A. Lombardo, J. Tongue, W. Goodman, and N. Vaz, 2012: Tornadoes in the New York Metropolitan Region: Climatology and multiscale analysis of two events. Wea. Forecasting, 27, 1326-1348.
Observed and Model Microphysics
Model Verification, Ensemble Prediction, and Rossby Wave Packets
Erickson, M.E., B. A. Colle, and J. Charney, 2012: Impact of bias correction type and conditional training on Bayesian model averaging over the northeast United States. Wea. Forecasting, 27, 1449-1469.
Colle, B. A., and M. E. Charles, 2011: Spatial distribution and evolution of extratropical cyclone errors over North America and adjacent oceans in the NCEP Global Forecast System model. Wea. Forecasting, 26, 129-149
Offshore Wind Power
Willett, K., F. Pimenta, D. Veron, and B. Colle, 2010: Electric power from offshore wind via synoptic-scale interconnection. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, doi:10.1073/pnas.0909075107.
Archer, C., B. Colle, and co-authors, 2014: Meteorology for coastal/offshore wind energy in the United States: Recommendations and research needs for the next 10 years. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 95, 515-519, doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/BAMS-D-13-00108.1.
Colle, B.A., R.B. Smith, and D. Wesley, 2012: Theory, Observations, and Predictions of Orographic Precipitation. In: Chow, F.K., De Wekker, S.F.J., and B.J. Snyder (eds.): Mountain Weather Research and Forecasting: Recent Progress and Current Challenges, 291-344. Berlin: Springer.
Yuter, S. E., J. Payne, D. Stark, B. A. Colle, and J. Crouch, 2011: Observational sensitivity study of the temporal and spatial patterns of orographic precipitation for winter storms near Portland, Oregon. J. Hydrometeor, 12, 329-351.
Roberts, K. J., B. A. Colle, N. Georgas, and S. B. Munch, 2015: A Regression-based Approach for Cool-Season Storm Surge Predictions along the New York/New Jersey Coast. J. Appl. Meteor. Climatol., doi:10.1175/JAMC-D-14-0314.1. http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/abs/10.1175/JAMC-D-14-0314.1 (Accessed June 23, 2015).
Colle, B.A.; Bowman, M.J.; Roberts, K.J.; Bowman, M.H.; Flagg, C.N.; Kuang, J.; Weng, Y.; Munsell, E.B.; Zhang, F. Exploring Water Level Sensitivity for Metropolitan New York during Sandy (2012) Using Ensemble Storm Surge Simulations. J. Mar. Sci. Eng. 2015, 3, 428-443.
Bowman, M. J., B. A. Colle, and H. Bowman, 2012: “Storm surge modeling for the New York City Region, Chapter 5 in Coastal Adaptation and Flood Risk in Coastal Cities., pg. 76-95. Earthscan Publishing. In press.
Colle, B.A., J.E. Booth, and E. Chang, 2015: A review of historical and future changes of extratropical cyclones and associated impacts along the U.S. East Coast. Current Climate Change Reports, 1-19. DOI: 10.1007/s40641-015-0013-7.
Lombardo, K., B.A. Colle, and Z. Zhang, 2015: Evaluation of historical and future precipitation over the eastern U.S. and western Atlantic storm track using CMIP5 models. J. Climate, 28, 451-467.
Wilson, R.E., S. Bratton, Jindong Wang, and B.A. Colle, 2014: Evidence for directional wind response in controlling inter-annual variations in duration and areal extent of summertime hypoxia in western Long Island Sound. Estuaries and Coasts, DOI 10.1007/s12237-014-9914-2.
Li, Harrison, and B.A. Colle, 2014: Multidecadal changes in the frequency and ambient conditions of warm season convective storms over the northeastern U.S. J. Climate, 27, 7285-7300.
Wuebbles, D, G. Meehl, K. Hayhoe, T. Karl, K. Kunkel, B. Santer, M. Wehner, B. Colle, E. Fischer, R. Fu, A. Goodman, E. Janssen, V. Kharin, H. Lee, W. Li, L. Long, S. Olsen, Z. Pan, A. Seth, J. Sheffield, and L. Sun, 2014: CMIP5 climate model analyses: Climate Extremes in the United States. In press to Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc.
Maloney, E. D., S. J. Camargo, E. Chang, B. Colle, R. Fu, K. L. Geil, Q. Hu, X. Jiang, N. Johnson, K. B. Karnauskas, J. Kinter, B. Kirtman, S. Kumar, B. Langenbrunner, K. Lombardo, L. N. Long, A. Mariotti, J. E. Meyerson, K. C. Mo, J. D. Neelin, Z. Pan, R. Seager, Y. Serra, A. Seth, J. Sheffield, J. Stroeve, J. Thibeault, S.-P. Xie, C. Wang, B. Wyman, and M. Zhao, 2014: North American climate in CMIP5 experiments: Part III: Assessment of 21st Century projections. J. Climate, 27, 2230-2270.
Sheffield, J., A. Barrett, B. Colle, R. Fu, K. L. Geil, Q. Hu, J. Kinter, S. Kumar, B. Langenbrunner, K. Lombardo, L. N. Long, E. Maloney, A. Mariotti, J. E. Meyerson, K. C. Mo, J. D. Neelin, Z. Pan, A. Ruiz-Barradas, Y. L. Serra, A. Seth, J. M. Thibeault, J. C. Stroeve, 2013: North American climate in CMIP5 experiments. Part I: Evaluation of 20th Century continental and regional climatology. J. Climate, 26, 9247-9290.
He, J., M. Zhang, W. Lin, B. Colle, and A. Vogelmann, 2013: The WRF nested within the CESM: Simulations of a mid-latitude cyclone over the Southern Great Plains. J Adv. in Modeling Earth Systems. 5, 611-622.
Colle, B.A., Z. Zhang, K. Lombardo, P. Liu, E. Chang, and M. Zhang, 2013: Historical evaluation and future prediction in eastern North America and western Atlantic extratropical cyclones in the CMIP5 models during the cool season. J. Climate, 26, 6882–6903.