Publications and conference preprints that have used PACS-SONET data include:

 

Papers

 

Douglas, M.W. and J. C. Leal. 2003: Summertime Surges over the Gulf of California: Aspects of Their Climatology, Mean Structure, and Evolution from Radiosonde, NCEP Reanalysis, and Rainfall Data. Weather and Forecasting: Vol. 18, No. 1, pp. 55-74.

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Killeen, T., M. Douglas, T. Consiglio, P. M. Jørgensen, and J. F. Mejia: Understanding the Precipitation Patterns on the Eastern Slope of the Tropical Andes in the context of Biodiversity Conservation. Submitted to Global Ecology and Biogeography.

 

Peña, M and M. W. Douglas. 2002: Characteristics of Wet and Dry Spells over the Pacific Side of Central America during the Rainy Season. Monthly Weather Review: Vol. 130, No. 12, pp. 3054-3073.
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Conference preprints

 

Douglas M.W., J. M. Galvez, J. F. Mejia, C. Brown, R. Orozco, and C. Watts, 2005: Seasonal evolution of the sea-land breeze circulation and its role in the precipitation climatology of northwestern Mexico. Preprints, Sixth Conference on Coastal Atmospheric and Oceanic Prediction and Processes (6COASTAL), San Diego, CA, Amer. Meteor. Soc., CD-ROM, 3.7.

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Douglas, M.W., J. Murillo, J. F. Mejia, and J. Galvez, 2004: New directions in the Pan American Climate Studies Sounding Network for Latin America, Extended Abstract, Eighth Symposium on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface. The 84th AMS Annual Meeting (Seattle, WA), CD-ROM, 4.4.

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Mejia J.F. and M. Douglas, 2005: Mean structure and variability of the low-level jet across the central Gulf of California from NOAA WP-3D flight level observations during the North American Monsoon Experiment. Preprints, Sixth Conference on Coastal Atmospheric and Oceanic Prediction and Processes (6COASTAL), San Diego, CA , Amer. Meteor. Soc., CD-ROM, 5.8.

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Galvez, Jose M., R. Orozco and M. W. Douglas, 2005: Measuring and monitoring the mesoclimate of tropical locations. Field observations from the South American altiplano during the SALLJEX, 13th Symposium on Meteorological Observations and Instrumentation, Savannah, GA, June 20-24, 6.2.

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Murillo, Javier, M. W. Douglas, J. M. Galvez, J. F. Mejia, R. Orozco, and C. Brown, 2005: Quality control of pilot balloon data for climate monitoring, General Poster Session I, 13th Symposium on Meteorological Observations and Instrumentation, Savannah, GA, June 20-24, JP 1.30.

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Douglas, Michael W., NOAA/NSSL, Norman, OK; and J. F. Mejia: Intensive "porpoising" with a research aircraft to determine atmospheric structure during the SALLJEX and NAME programs, General Poster Session I, 13th Symposium on Meteorological Observations and Instrumentation, Savannah, GA, June 20-24, 2005. JP1.31. PDF

 

Douglas, Michael W., NOAA/NSSL, Norman, OK; and J. Murillo and J. F. Mejia: Conducting short duration field programs to evaluate sounding site representativness and potential climate monitoring biases—Examining the Low–Level Jet Over the Venezuelan Llanos During the 2005 Dry Season, General Poster Session I, 13th Symposium on Meteorological Observations and Instrumentation, Savannah, GA, June 20-24, 2005. JP1.32. PDF

 

Douglas, Michael W. and J. Murillo, 2003: Future Trends in the Pan American Climate Studies Sounding Network (PACS-SONET), Poster Presentation, U.S. CLIVAR Pan American Workshop, September 16-18, Boulder, CO. Poster


Mentoring project

 

Summertime Precipitation Variability and Atmospheric Circulation over the South American Altiplano: Effects of Lake Titicaca and Salar de Uyuni by Maura Hahnenberger, and mentors Michael Douglas and Jose Galvez. Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU), Oklahoma Weather Center, Norman, OK, Summer 2003, Web page:

 

http://www.caps.ou.edu/reu/reu03/papers/Maura.pdf