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Publications

Below is a list of publications which use SHAVE data (including damage surveys) or describe the experiment


Journal Articles

Gourley, J. J., J. M. Erlingis, T. M. Smith, K. L. Ortega, and Y. Hong, 2010: Remote collection and analysis of witness reports on flash floods. J. Hydrology, 394, 53-62.

Ortega, K.L, T. M. Smith, K. L. Manross, K. A. Scharfenberg, A. Witt, A. G. Kolodziej and J. J. Gourley, 2009: The Severe Hazards Analysis and Verification Experiment. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 90, 1519-1530.


Conference Papers

Boustead, J. M., 2008: Using maximum storm-top divergence and the vertical freezing level to forecast hail size. Preprints, 24th Conf. on Severe Local Storms, Savannah, GA, Amer. Meteor. Soc., P6.6.

Erlingis, J. M. and J.J. Gourley, 2009: Evaluating the tool used to issue flash flood warnings in the US. Preprints, 34th Conf. on Radar Meteorology, Williamsburg, VA, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 8B.3.

Erlingis, J. M., J. J. Gourley, T. M. Smith, and K. L. Ortega, 2009: Development of a detailed database of flash flood observations. Preprints, 23rd Conf. on Hyrdrology, Phoenix, AZ, Amer. Meteor. Soc., JP2.8.

Gourley, J. J., T. M. Smith, K. L. Ortega, J. M. Erlingis and E. Gruntfest, 2009: Development of a database of flash flood events in the US. Preprints, 34th Conf. on Radar Meteorology, Williamsburg, VA, Amer. Meteor. Soc., P11.9.

Heinselman,P. L., J. M. Kurdzo, and R. A. Brown, 2008: Portrayal of a tornadic supercell by phased array radar. Preprints, 24th Conf. on Severe Local Storms, Savannah, GA, Amer. Meteor. Soc.,19.5.

Heinselman,P. L., K. Manross, T. Smith, R. A. Brown, D. Preignitz, and R. Hluchan, 2008: Rapid sampling of low-altitude circuations by phased array radar. Preprints, 24th Conf. on IIPS, New Orleans, LA, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 9A.6.

LaDue, J. G., and K. L. Ortega, 2008: Experiences using the EF-scale since its inception. Preprints, 24th Conf. on Severe Local Storms, Savannah, GA, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 8B.6.

Meyer, T. C., J. M. Erlingis and K. L. Ortega, 2010: Comparing radar signatures to high-resolution hail reports. Preprints, 26th Conf. on IIPS, Atlanta, GA, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 396.

Ortega, K. L., A. G. Kolodziej, J. Young, C. J. Wilson, A. Witt, and T. M. Smith, 2008: Evaluating hail diagnosis techniques using high resolution verification. Preprints, 24th Conf. on Severe Local Storms, Savannah, GA, Amer. Meteor. Soc., P6.5.

Ortega, K. L., T. M. Smith, and K. A. Scharfenberg, 2006: An analysis of thunderstorm hail fall patterns in the Severe Hail Verification Experiment. Preprints, 23rd Conf. on Severe Local Storms, St. Louis, MO, Amer. Meteor. Soc., P2.4.

Ortega, K. L., 2010: Evaluating the use of reflectivity heights for hail detection with high-resolution hail reports. Preprints, 25th Conf. on Severe Local Storms, Denver, CO, Amer. Meteor. Soc., P4.13.

Ortega, K. L., J. J. Gourley, K. M. Kuhlman, K. L. Manross, and T. M. Smith, 2011: Lessons learned and future goals for high-resolustion severe storm verificatioin at the National Severe Storms Laboratory. The Conference on Weather Warnings and Communication, Oklahoma City, OK, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 2.3.

Sherburn, K. D., K. L. Ortega, and T. M. Smith, 2011: Investigating thunderstorm wind damage with a high-resolution verification dataset. Preprints, 27th Conf. on IIPS,Seattle, WA, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 8B.5.

Smith, T. M., K. L. Ortega, and A. G. Kolodziej, 2007: Enhanced, high-density severe storm verification. Preprints, 23rd Conf. on IIPS, San Antonio, TX, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 4B.3.

Smith, T. M., K. L. Ortega, K. A. Scharfenberg, K. Manross, and A. Witt, 2006: The Severe Hail Verification Experiment. Preprints, 23rd Conf. on Severe Local Storms, St. Louis, MO, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 5.3.

Wilson, C. J., K. L. Ortega, and V. Laskshmanan, 2009: Evaluating multi-radar, multi-sensor hail diagnosis with high resolution hail reports. Preprint, 25th Conf. on IIPS, Phoenix, AZ, Amer. Meteor. Soc., P2.9.


Other publications

Ortega, K. L., 2008: Severe weather warnings and warning verification using threat-areas. M.S. Thesis. School of Meteorology, The University of Oklahoma, 48 pp.


Conference/workshop presentations

Ortega, K. L., 2009: Improved verification of severe weather events. 13th Annual Northern Plains Severe Weather Workshop, National Weather Association, Rapid City, SD.

Smith, T., A. Kolodziej, J. G. Ladue, M. A. Magsig, E. Mahoney, K. Manross, K. Ortega, K. Scharfenberg and A. Pietrycha, 2007: Current and future tools to improve the verification of severe weather events. 32nd Annual Meeting of the National Weather Association, National Weather Association, Reno, NV.

Smith, T. M., K. Ortega and K. Scharfenberg, 2006: The Severe Hail Verification Experiment (SHAVE 2006). 31st Annual Meeting of the National Weather Association, National Weather Association, Cleveland, OH.