Dr. Pat Fitzpatrick
Publications

Peer-review Publications:

Cambazoglu, M. K., I. M. Soto, S. D. Howden, B. Dzwonkowski, P. J. Fitzpatrick, R. A. Arnone, G. A. Jacobs, and Y. H. Lau, 2017: Inflow of shelf waters into the Mississippi Sound and Mobile Bay estuaries in October 2015. J. Applied Remote Sensing, 11, 032410 . Link to paper here. Link to PDF file (1.0 Mb).

Dzwonkowski, B., A. T. Greer, C. Briseño-Avena, J. W. Krause, I. M. Soto, F. J. Hernandez, A. L. Deary, J. D. Wiggert, D. Joung, P. J. Fitzpatrick, S. J. O’Brien, S. L. Dykstra, Y. Lau, M. K. Cambazoglu, G. Lockridge, S. D. Howden, A. M. Shiller, and W. M. Graham, 2017: Estuarine influence on biogeochemical properties of the Alabama shelf during the fall season. Continental Shelf Research, 140, 96-109. Link to paper here.

Klotzbach, P. J., J. C. L. Chan, P. J. Fitzpatrick, W. M. Frank, C. W. Landsea, and J. L. McBride, 2017: The science of William. M. Gray - his contributions to the advancements of tropical meteorology and tropical cyclones. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., in press. Link to early release here.

Fitzpatrick, P. J., Y. Lau, D. Merritt, R. Moorhead, A. Skarke, K. Kreider, R. Carlon, G. Hine, T. Lampoudi, and A. Leonardi, 2016: Further analysis of the 2014 Gulf of Mexico Wave Glider field program. Marine Technology Society Journal, 50, 72-75. Link to paper here.

Fitzpatrick, P. J., Y. Lau, D. Merritt, R. Moorhead, A. Skarke, K. Kreider, C. Brown, R.
Carlon, G. Hine, T. Lampoudi, and A. Leonardi, 2015: A review of the 2014 Gulf of Mexico Wave Glider field program. Marine Technology Society Journal, 49, 64-71. Link to paper here.


Zaron, E. D., P. J. Fitzpatrick, S. L. Cross, J. M. Harding, F. L. Bub, J. D. Wiggert, D. Ko, Y. Lau, K. Woodard, and C. N. K. Mooers, 2015: Initial evaluations of a U. S. Navy rapidly relocatable Gulf of Mexico/Caribbean ocean forecast system in the context of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill disaster.
Frontiers of Earth Science, 9, 1-32. Link to paper here ; Simulation of oil spill used in this paper ; link to related technical report here.

Fitzpatrick, P. J., S. Bhate, Y. Lau, V. Anantharaj, S. Shean, K. Hu, and Q. Chen, 2013: Wetland loss associated with tropical cyclone storm surge near the Caernarvon freshwater diversion. Submitted to International Journal of Remote Sensing. In revision.

Fitzpatrick, P. J., Y. Lau, N. Tran, Y. Li, and C. M. Hill, 2013: The role of bathymetry in local storm surge potential. Submitted to Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci. In revision.

Knaff, J. A., C. R. Sampson, P. J. Fitzpatrick, Y. Jin, and C. Hill, 2011: Simple diagnosis of tropical cyclone structure via pressure gradients. Wea. Forecasting, 26, 1020-1031. PDF file (2.0 Mb).

Hill, C. M., P. J. Fitzpatrick, J. H. Corbin, Y. Lau, and S. K. Bhate, 2010: Summertime precipitation regimes associated with the sea breeze and land breeze circulations in southern Mississippi and eastern Louisiana. Wea. Forecasting, 26, 1020-1031. PDF file (11.0 Mb)

Karan, H., P. J. Fitzpatrick, C. M. Hill, Y. Li, Q. Xiao, and E. Lim, 2010: The formation of two prefrontal squall lines, and the impact of WSR-88D radial winds in a WRF simulation. Wea. Forecasting, 25, 242-262. PDF file (10.8 Mb)

Xiao, Q., X. Zhang, C. Davis, J. Tuttle, G. Holland, and P. J. Fitzpatrick, 2009: Experiments of hurricane initialization with airborne Doppler radar data for the Advanced Hurricane WRF (AHW) model. Mon.Wea. Rev., 137, 2758-2777. PDF file (5.0 Mb)

Steed, C. A., P. J. Fitzpatrick, T. J. Jankun-Kelly , A. N. Yancey, and J. E. Swan, 2009:
An interactive parallel coordinates technique applied to a tropical cyclone climate analysis. Computers and Geosciences, 35, 1529-1539. PDF file (0.93 Mb)

Steed, C. A., P. J. Fitzpatrick, T. J. Jankun-Kelly, A. N. Yancey, and J. E. Swan, 2009: Tropical cyclone trend analysis using enhanced parallel
coordinates and statistical analysis. Cartography and Geographic Information Systems, 36, 251-265. PDF file (13.9 Mb)

Steed, C. A., J. E. Swan, T. J. Jankun-Kelly, and P. J. Fitzpatrick, 2009:
Guided analysis of hurricane trends using statistical processes integrated with interactive parallel coordinates. In IEEE Symposium on Visual Analytics Science and Technology 2009, Oct. 11-13, Atlantic City, NJ. PDF file (1.1 Mb)


Zhang, X., Q. Xiao, and P. J. Fitzpatrick, 2007: The impact of multi-satellite data on the initialization and simulation of Hurricane Lili's (2002) rapid weakening phase. Mon. Wea. Rev., 135, 526-548. PDF file (4.8 Mb)

Eamon, C. D., P. J. Fitzpatrick, and D. D. Truax, 2007: Observations of structural damage caused by Hurricane Katrina on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. J. Perf. Constr. Fac., 21, 117-127. PDF file (2.5 Mb)


Mostovoi, G. V., P. J. Fitzpatrick, and Y. Li, 2006: Regional accuracy of QuikSCAT gridded winds. Int. J. Remote Sensing, 26, 4117-4136. PDF file (0.70 Mb)

Fitzpatrick, P. J., 1997: Understanding and forecasting tropical cyclone intensity change with the Typhoon Intensity Prediction Scheme (TIPS). Wea. Forecasting12, 826-846. PDF file (0.28 Mb)

Fitzpatrick, P. J., J. A. Knaff, C. W. Landsea, and S. V. Finley, 1995: Documentation of a systematic bias in the Aviation model's forecast of the Atlantic Tropical Upper-Tropospheric Trough: Implications for tropical cyclone forecasting. Wea. Forecasting10, 433-446. PDF file (1.3 Mb)

Pielke, R. A.L. R. Bernardet, P. J. Fitzpatrick. S. C. Gillies, R. F. Hertenstein, A. S. Jones, X. Lin, J. E. Nachamkin, U. S. Nair, J. M. Papineau, G. S. Poulos, M. H. Savoie, and P. L. Vidale, 1995: Standardized test to evaluate numerical weather prediction algorithms. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc.76, 46-48. PDF file (0.65 Mb)

M.S. Thesis and Ph.D. Dissertation:

Fitzpatrick, P. J., 1995: Understanding and forecasting tropical cyclone intensity change. Ph.D. dissertation. Colorado State University, 380 pp. Available at: http://hdl.handle.net/10217/89274

Fitzpatrick, P. J., 1992: A numerical study of mesoscale convection in a rotating tropical atmosphere. M. S. thesis, Texas A&M University, 117 pp.

Encyclopedias:

Fitzpatrick, P. J., 2013: Tropical cyclones. Encyclopedia of Natural Resources. Y. Q. Wang, Ed., CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group, 1060-1068.  Available here .

Fitzpatrick, P. J., 2011: The debate over tropical cyclones and anthropogenic climate change. World History Encyclopedia, Era 9: Promises and Paradoxes, 1945-Present. A. J. Waskey and F. R. Nadis, Eds., ABC-CLIO eBook Collection, 28-29.  Available from http://ebooks.abc-clio.com.

Fitzpatrick, P. J., 2011: Global warming - scientific consensus and debates. World History Encyclopedia, Era 9: Promises and Paradoxes, 1945-Present. A. J. Waskey and F. R. Nadis, Eds., ABC-CLIO eBook Collection. 25-28. Available from
http://ebooks.abc-clio.com .


Technical reports:

Zaron, E. D., P. J. Fitzpatrick, S. L. Cross, J. M. Harding, F. L. Bub, J. D. Wiggert, D. S. Ko, Y. Lau, K. Woodard, and C. N. K. Mooers, 2015: Initial evaluations of a U. S. Navy rapidly relocatable Gulf of Mexico/Caribbean ocean forecast system in the context of the Deepwater Horizon incident, Naval Research Laboratory, Washington D.C., NRL/MR/7320--15-9580, 58 pp. PDF file (4.1 Mb) ; Simulation of oil spill used in this report

Fitzpatrick, P., and Y. Lau, 2013: Assessing statistical climate variability from the TAO buoy array, Mississippi State University technical report, 13 pp. Available at
http://www.ngi.msstate.edu/about/documents/progressReport2013.pdf  .

Fitzpatrick, P., and Y. Lau, 2013: Evaluating baseline operational ocean surface current predictions and low-member multi-model ensembles in the Gulf of Mexico, Mississippi State University technical report, 10 pp. Available at http://www.ngi.msstate.edu/about/documents/progressReport2013.pdf  .

Fitzpatrick, P., Y. Lau, C. Hill, and H. Karan, 2011: COAMPS wind validation in the NCOM Intra-American Seas (AMSEAS) domain in the Gulf of Mexico during 20 June to 10 July 2010, and the use of NCOM and COAMPS data to examine the impact of cyclones on the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, Mississippi State University technical report, 24 pp plus appendix graphics. Available at http://testbed.sura.org/publications .

Steed, C. A., P. J. Fitzpatrick, T.J. Jankun-Kelly, A. N. Yancey, and J. E. Swan II, 2008.:An interactive parallel coordinates technique applied to a tropical cyclone climate analysis, Naval Research Laboratory, Stennis Space Center, MS, NRL/MR/7440--08-0126, 25 pp. PDF file (2.1 Mb)

Steed, C. A., P. J. Fitzpatrick, T.J. Jankun-Kelly, and J. E. Swan II, 2008: Visual analysis of North Atlantic hurricane trends using parallel coordinates and statistical techniques, Naval Research Laboratory, Stennis Space Center, MS, NRL/MR/7440--08-9130, 18 pp. PDF file (1.8 Mb)


White, T. D., B. McAnally, D. Truax, H. Cole, C. Eamon, L. Zhang, P. Gullett, P. Fitzpatrick, Y. Lau, S. Bhate, Y. Li, 2006: Coast in the eye of the storm: Hurricane Katrina, August 29, 2005. Mississippi State University. 86 pp. PDF file (4.3 Mb)


Valenti, E., P. J. Fitzpatrick, and Y. Li, 2005: Web-Based hurricane storm surge and flood forecasting using optimized IFSAR bald earth DEMs. SBIR Phase II Final Report, WorldWinds, Inc. PDF file (15.6 Mb)


Fitzpatrick, P., G. Mostovoi, and Y. Li, 2002:Validation and comparison of a mesoscale model and NOGAPS in the Bay of Bengal and Arabian Sea for March-August 2001. MSU technical report submitted to the US Naval Oceanographic Office, MSSU-COE-ERC-02-11, 88 pp
PDF file (15.3 Mb)
  [Thanks to Janet Haselmaier, Suzanne Shean, and Lisa Parker for digitizing this document.]

Herndon, D., and E. Valenti, 2002: High-resolution atmospheric model comparison over Navy operational areas in CONUS. WorldWinds' technical report submitted to the Central Navy Meteorology and Oceanography Command, 46 pp.

Fitzpatrick, P., G. Mostovoi, Y. Li, M. Bettencourt, and S. Sajjadi, 2002: Coupling of COAMPS and WAVEWATCH with improved wave physics. Final Project Report, Contract No. N62306-01-D-7110, 10 pp. PDF file (0.61 Mb)

F
itzpatrick, P. J., 1996: Understanding and forecasting tropical cyclone intensity change. CSU bluebook technical report number 598. 346 pp. Available at http://hdl.handle.net/10217/89187


Conference preprints:


Fitzpatrick, P. J., N. Tran, Y. Lau, Y. Li, and C. M. Hill, 2009: A proposed new storm surge scale. Oceans 09 MTS/IEEE, October 26-29, Biloxi, MS. PDF file (0.56 Mb)

Masutani, M., J. S. Woollen, R. Errico, T. W. Schlatter, Y. Xie, T. Zhu, N. Prive, R. Yang, S. Greco, L. P. Riishojgaard, A. Stoffelen, G.-J. Marseille, E. Andersson, F. Weng, T. J. Kleespies, O. Reale, G. D. Emmitt, S. A. Wood, C. Hill, V. Anantharaj, P. Fitzpatrick, X. Fan, H. Pryor, E. Salmon, H.- C. Liu, M. Sienkiewicz, A. da Silva, H. Sun, Y. Song, M. Govett, Z. Pu, L. Cucurull, S. J. Lord, D. Devenyi, D. L. Birkenheuer, T. Jung, A. Thompkins, D. Groff1, D. Kleist, R. Treadon, K. Fielding, W. Lahoz, E. Brin, Z. Toth, Y. Sato, M. Hu, S. Weygandt, M. J. McGill, T. Miyosh, T. Enomoto, M. Watanabe, H. Koyama, Y. Rochen, M. Seablom, B. I. Hauss, R. Burn, G. Higgins, R. Atlas, S. Koch, H. Wang, Y. Chen, and X.-Y. Huang, 2009: Expanding collaboration in Joint OSSEs.  89th Annual Meeting of the American Meteorological Society, January 11-16, Phoenix, AZ.
PDF file (0.12 Mb)


Masutani, M., J. S. Woollen, R. Errico, Y. Xie, T. Zhu, H. Sun, J. Terry, R. Yang, S. Greco, N. Prive, E. Andersson, T. W. Schlatter, A. Stoffelen, F. Weng, O. Reale, L. P. Riishojgaard, G. D. Emmitt, S. J. Lord, Z. Toth, G. J. Marseille, V. Anantharaj, K. Fielding, G. McConaughy, S. J. Worley, C. F. Shih, M. Yanaguchi, J. C. Jusem, C. M. Hill, P. J. Fitzpatrick, D. Devenyi, S. S. Weygandt, S. A. Wood, Y. Song, E. Liu, D. N. Groff, M. Hart, G. Gayno, A. Da Silva, M. J. McGill, D. Kleist, Y. Sato, and S. A. Boukabara, 2008: Progress in joint OSSEs: Three joint OSSE nature runs and simulations of observations. 88th Annual Meeting of the American Meteorological Society, January 20-24, New Orleans, LA. PDF file (0.06 Mb)


Fitzpatrick, P. J., 2009: Hurricanes and climate: The debate over tropical cyclones and anthropogenic climate change. MMS Gulf of Mexico Information Transfer Meeting, January 6-8, New Orleans, LA.
PDF file (0.04 Mb)

Fitzpatrick, P. J., 2009: Unmanned aircraft hurricane reconnaissance. MMS Gulf of Mexico Information Transfer Meeting, January 6-8, New Orleans, LA.
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Anantharaj, A., G. Mostovoy, and P. J. Fitzpatrick, 2008: Impact of soil moisture initialization on numerical weather forecasting forecasting over the Mississippi Delta region. 88th Annual Meeting of the American Meteorological Society.
 PDF file (0.06 Mb)


Masutani, M., E. Andersson,  J. Terry,  O. Reale,  J. C. Jusem, L. P. Riishojgaard, T. Schlatter,  A. Stoffelen,    J. Woollen,   S. Lord,   Z. Toth,  Y. Son,   D. Kleist,  Y. Xie, N. Prive,   E. Liu, H. Sun,   D. Emmitt,  S. Greco,  S. A. Wood,  G.-J. Marseille, R. Errico,  R. Yang, G.  McConaughy,  D. Devenyi,  S. Weygandt, V. Anantharaj, C. Hill, P. Fitzpatrick,  F. Weng, T. Zhu, and S. Boukabara, 2007: Progress in Joint OSSEs: A new Nature Run and international collaborations. 18th Conference on Numerical Weather Prediction, June 25-29, Park City, UT. PDF file (0.50 Mb)


Lim, E., Q. Xiao, J. Sun, P. J. Fitzpatrick, Y. Li, and J. L. Dyer, 2007: The impact of Doppler radar data on rainfall forecast: a case study of a convective rainband event in Mississippi Delta using WRF 3D-Var.
 22nd Conference on Weather Analysis and Forecasting, June 25-29, Park City, UT. PDF file (0.50 Mb)


Anantharaj, V. G.
, P. J. Fitzpatrick, Y. Li, R. L. King, and E. Johnson, 2006: Influences of MODIS landuse data on a Gulf Coast sea breeze simulation. Proceeding of the 10th Symposium on IOAS-AOLS, 86th Annual Meeting of the American Meteorological Society. January 29-February 2, Atlanta, GA. PDF file (0.3 Mb)

Zhang, X., Q. Xiao, P. J. Fitzpatrick, and Y. Kuo, 2005: Four-dimensional variational data assimilation of satellite retrieval data for Hurricane Lili (2002). 6th WRF/15th MM5 Users Workshop, June 27-30, Boulder, CO. PDF file (0.6 Mb)

Mostovoi, G. V., and P. Fitzpatrick, 2004: Numerical modeling of rising thermal: Application for cumulus clouds parameterization. Proceedings of the 14th International. Conference on Clouds and Precipitation, Vol. 2, Bologna, Italy, 1386-1388.

Fitzpatrick, P. J., A. Mehta, T. Haupt, J. Corbin, J. McCaffrey, T. Haupt, P. Bangalore, G Henley, R. Moorhead, J. van der Zwaag, and M. Bettencourt, 2002: The Distributed Marine Environment Forecast System (DMEFS). 18th International Conference on IIPS. Preprints, 82nd Annual Meeting of the American Meteorological Society, January 13-17, Orlando, FL.
 PDF file (0.11 Mb)

Mostovoi, G. V., P. J. Fitzpatrick, and other authors, 2002: The effect of averaging surface roughness values on coastal winds for different mesoscale model resolutions. Sixth Symposium on Integrated Observing Systems. Preprints, 82nd Annual Meeting of the American Meteorological Society, January 13-17, Orlando, FL. PDF file (0.39 Mb)

Sajjadi, S. G., M. Bettencourt, P. J. Fitzpatrick, and G. Mostovoi, 2002: Sensitivity of a coupled tropical cyclone/ocean wave simulation to different energy transfer schemes. 25th Tropical Meteorology and Hurricane Conference, April 29-May 3, San Diego, CA.
 PDF file (0.1 Mb)

Veeramony, J., P. J. Fitzpatrick, D. Dmitry, D. Herndon, N. Tran, and E. Valenti, 2002: Assimilating IFSAR DEM data into an ADCIRC simulation of Hurricane Camille. 25th Tropical Meteorology and Hurricane Conference, April 29-May 3, San Diego, CA.
PDF file (0.11 Mb)

Mostovoi, G. V., P. J. Fitzpatrick, P. J., and Y. Li, 2001: Comparison of 9-km wind forecasts versus 27-km wind forecasts during the Northern Gulf of Mexico Littoral Initative. Preprints, Ninth Conference on Mesoscale Processes, July 29- August 2, Ft. Lauderdale, FL.  PDF file (0.2 Mb)

Ahsan, Q., C. N. Barron, J. Blaha, A. F. Blumberg, P. J. Fitzpatrick, D. Herndon, H. J. Herring, Y. L. Hsu, T. R. Keen, H. Li, Y. Li, R. C. Patchen, C. Szczechowski, R. Willems and P. Wilz, 2002: Northern Gulf of Mexico Littoral Initiative Modeling Program, Proceedings of the American Society of Civil Engineers Seventh International Conference on Estuarine and Coastal Modeling, November 5-7, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, 949- 965. PDF file  (0.95 Mb)

Fitzpatrick, P. J., S. Mehta, V. Budamgunta, U. Reddy, R. Mahecha, N. W. Scheffner, and G. Easson, 1999: Operational modeling and validation of the hurricane storm surge using ADCIRC. Preprints, 79th Annual Meeting of the American Meteorological Society, January 10-15, Dallas, TX
. PDF file (0.2 Mb)

Fitzpatrick, P. J., N. Tran, Y. Li, S. Mehta, and E. Valenti, 1999: Validation study of operational MM5 forecasts on the Gulf Coast using FDDA in a commercial environment. Preprints, Third Conference on Coastal Atmospheric and Oceanographic Prediction and Processes, November 3-5, New Orleans, LA. PDF file (0.5 Mb)

Fitzpatrick, P. J., S. Mehta, V. Budamgunta, R. Mahecha, Y. Li, and D. Zhang, 1999: Analysis and comparison of a tropical cyclone boundary layer database against model simulations. Preprints, 79th Annual Meeting of the American Meteorological Society, January 10-15, Dallas, TX. PDF file (0.26 Mb)

Scheffner, N. W., and P.J. Fitzpatrick, 1998: Real-time predictions of surge propagation. Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Estuarine and Coastal Modeling, October 22-24, 1997, Alexandria, VA. PDF file (2.9 Mb)


Fitzpatrick, P. J., S. Mehra, Y. Li, J. K. Lee, E. Valenti, and E. Barker, 1998:
Improved MM5 and QLM forecasts using scatterometer data. Preprints, 79th Annual Meeting of the American Meteorological Society, January 10-15, Dallas, TX. PDF file (0.24 Mb)

Fitzpatrick, P. J., 1995: Forecasting tropical cyclone intensity change in the West Pacific. Proceedings of the 21st Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, April 22-28, Miami, FL, 94-96.  PDF file (0.24 Mb)


Finley, S. V., P. J. Fitzpatrick, J. A. Knaff, and C. W. Landsea, 1995: A systematic bias in the Aviation's forecast of the Atlantic TUTT: Implications for tropical cyclone forecasting. Proceedings of the 21st Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, April 22-28, Miami, FL. PDF file (0.87 Mb)

Fitzpatrick, P. J., 1993: Some observational and theoretical processes related to rapidly intensifying tropical cyclones. Preprint, Twentieth Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, May 10-14, San Antonio, TX, 516-519. PDF file (0.4 Mb) Also available in postscript minus figure on page 4: Postscript file (0.4 Mb)

Books:

Fitzpatrick, P. J., 2005: Hurricanes: A Reference Handbook. ABC-CLIO. 412 pp. (The book may be previewed through Google books at this site .The book is available for purchase from ABC-CLIO here .)

Fitzpatrick, P. J., 1999: Natural Disasters: Hurricanes. ABC-CLIO. 288 pp. (The book is available for purchase from ABS-CLIO here
 .)

Book chapters:

Twilley, R.R., S. Brandt, D. Breaux, J. Cartwright, J. Chen, G. Easson, P. Fitzpatrick, K. Fridley, S. Graves, S. Harper, C. Kaiser, A. Maestre, M. Maskey, W. McAnally, J. McCorquodale, E. Meselhe, T. Miller-Way, K. Park, J. Pereira, T. Richardson, J. Tao, A. Ward, J. Wiggert and D. Williamson., 2014: Simulation management systems developed by the Northern Gulf Coastal Hazards Collaboratory (NG-CHC): An overview of strategic cyberinfrastructure to support coastal modeling community in the Gulf of Mexico. In Advances in Coastal and Marine Resources: Remote Sensing and Modeling, C. W. Finkl, A. H. F. Klein, and C. Makowski, Ed., Coastal Research Library (CRL) series, Volume 9, 365-394.  Available from http://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-319-06326-3_15

Steed, C. A., J. E. Swan, P. J. Fitzpatrick, and T. J. Jankun-Kelly, 2014: A visual analytics approach for correlation, classification, and regression analysis.
 Innovative approaches of data visualization and visual analytics. M. L. Huang and W. Huang, Eds., IGI Global, 25-45. Available here.


Chen, Q., K. Hu, and P. J. Fitzpatrick, 2012: Assessment of a parametric surface wind model for tropical cyclones in the Gulf of Mexico. Advances in Hurricane Research - Modelling, Meteorology, Preparedness and Impacts, K. Hickey, Ed., ISBN: 978-953-51-0867-2, InTech, DOI: 10.5772/51288. Available from: http://www.intechopen.com/books/advances-in-hurricane-research-modelling-meteorology-preparedness-and-impacts/assessment-of-a-parametric-hurricane-surface-wind-model-for-tropical-cyclones-in-the-gulf-of-mexico .

Other publications:

Anantharaj, V. Y. Li, and P. J. Fitzpatrick, 2009: Incorporation of MODIS land cover data into COAMPSNASA Tech. Briefs.

Lau, Y. S. K. Bhate, and P. J. Fitzpatrick, 2008: Visual data analysis for satellite.
NASA Tech Briefs, 32(8), 18,20. 

PDF file (0.57 Mb)


Anantharaj, V, and P. J. Fitzpatrick, 2008: MODIS - Atmospheric data handler. NASA tech Briefs, 32(12), 26-27. PDF file (0.65 Mb)


Tran, N., and P. J. Fitzpatrick, 2008: Data assimilation cycling for weather analysis. NASA Tech Briefs, 32(4), 65. PDF file (0.57 Mb)


Fitzpatrick, P. J., N. Tran, and Y. Li, 2007: Handling input and output for COAMPS. NASA Tech Briefs, 31(12), 45.
PDF file (0.09 Mb)

URS Corporation, 2006: The Direct Impact of the Mississippi River Gulf Outlet on Hurricane Storm Surge. CONTRACT NO. 2503-05-3, Prepared for State of Louisiana Department of Natural Resources, Baton Rouge, LA. [Consultant participation through WorldWinds, Inc.]

Valenti, E., and P. J. Fitzpatrick, 2006: Forecasting of storm-surge floods using ADCIRC and optimized DEMS. NASA Tech. Briefs, 30(12), 28,30. 
PDF file (0.71 Mb)

Fitzpatrick, P. J., Y. Li, and G. Mostovoi, 2002: COAMPS high-resolution weather forecasts for Mississippi and Louisiana coasts. NAVOCEANO MSRC Navigator, 5-6, 21. PDF file (0.89 Mb)

Bettencourt, M. T., S. G. Sajjadi, and P. Fitzpatrick, 2002: A distributed model coupling environment for geophysical processes. NAVOCEANO MSRC Navigator, 7-9.
 PDF file (0.34 Mb)

Patents:

Patent number 8346682 issued on 1/1/13 for “Information Assisted Visual Interface, System, and Method for Identifying and Quantifying Multivariate Associations”. Patent holders: C. A. Steed, P. J. Fitzpatrick, T. J. Jankun-Kelly, and J. E. Swan. Information is here.

DVD:

The Winds of Katrina, 2008: Bill Hudson & Associates. Available from the University of South Alabama's Coastal Weather Research CenterThe video can also be viewed online in 3 parts at: http://slabbed.wordpress.com/2009/08/08/slabbed-proudly-presents-the-cyber-premiere-of-the-winds-of-katrina/

GOMRI datasets:

Fitzpatrick, P., and Y. Lau, 2016: Louisiana SCAT Shoreline Cleanup Assessment Techniques Oil Observation Database from May 2010 to September 2010. DOI: 10.7266/N7F18WPJ . Available at:: http://data.gulfresearchinitiative.org/data/Y1.x107.000:0002

Fitzpatrick, P., and Y. Lau, 2016: Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Simulation from May 26 to July 31, 2010. DOI: 10.7266/N7JS9NDZ . Available at: http://data.gulfresearchinitiative.org/data/Y1.x107.000:0001

Fitzpatrick, P., and Y. Lau, 2016: Lagrangian particle tracker with random walk diffusion simulation: Oil concentration of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill from June 21 to July 11, 2010. DOI: 10.7266/N76H4FDQ. Available at: http://data.gulfresearchinitiative.org/data/Y1.x024.009:0001 .

Fitzpatrick, P., and Y. Lau, 2016: A meteorology database of Hurricane Patricia's remnants along the Northern Gulf Coast. Consortium for Oil Spill Exposure Pathways in Coastal River-Dominated Ecosystems (CONCORDE). DOI: 10.7266/N7Q52MQ8. Available at: http://data.gulfresearchinitiative.org/data/R4.x260.000:0017 .

Fitzpatrick,P. and Y. Lau, 2017: CONCORDE Meteorological Analysis (CMA) data along the Northern Gulf Coast between April 2015 and December 2016. DOI: 10.7266/N72F7KHX. Available at http://data.gulfresearchinitiative.org/data/R4.x260.000:0048 .


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