Environmental and Societal Impacts Group

FY99 Publications

*denotes a non-NCAR scientist


*Barnston, A.G., M.H. Glantz, and *Y. He, 1999: Predictive skill of statistical and dynamical climate models in SST forecasts during the 1997-98 El Nino episode and the 1998 La Nina onset. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 80, 2, 217-242.

Betsill, M.M. and R.A. Pielke, Jr., 1998: Blurring the boundaries: Domestic and international ozone politics and lessons for climate change. International Environmental Affairs, 10, 3, 147-172.

Firor, J., 1999: Response to "Rolling the Climate Dice." Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 80, 6, 1149-50.

Giorgi, F., and L.O. Mearns, 1999: Introduction to special section: Regional climate modeling revisited. Journal of Geophysical Research, 104, D6, 6335-6352.

Glantz, M.H. (ed.), 1999: Creeping Environmental Problems and Sustainable Development in the Aral Sea Basin. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press. 291 pp.

Glantz, M.H., 1999: Sustainable development and creeping environmental problems in the Aral Sea region. In: M.H. Glantz (ed.), Creeping Environmental Problems and Sustainable Development in the Aral Sea Basin. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 1-25.

Glantz, M.H., 1999: El Niño as a hazard-spawner. In: J. Ingleton (ed.), The Nature of Hazards: Commemorative Volume to Celebrate Achievements of International Decade for Natural Disaster Reduction. Leicester, UK: Tudor Rose Publishers, 78-79.

Glantz, M.H, *D.G. Streets, *T.R. Stewart, *N. Bhatti, C.M. Moore, and *C.H. Rosa, 1999: Exploring the Concept of Climate Surprises: A Review of the Literature on the Concept of Surprise and How It Is Related to Climate Change. Second printing redesigned to be distributed at COP4 Conference in Buenos Aires. ESIG/NCAR and Argonne National Labs. 85 pp.

Katz, R.W., 1999: Moments of power transformed time series. Environmetrics, 10, 301-307.

Katz, R.W. and *X. Zheng, 1999: Mixture model for overdispersion of precipitation. Journal of Climate, 12, 2528-2537.

*Kunkel, K.E., R.A. Pielke Jr., and *S.A. Changnon, 1999: Temporal fluctuations in weather and climate extremes that cause economic and human health impacts: A review. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 80, 6, 1077-1098.

Landsea, C.W., R.A. Pielke Jr., A. Mestas-Nunez, and J. Knaff, 1999: Atlantic basin hurricanes: Indices of climate changes. Climatic Change, 42, 89-129.

Madden, R.A., D.J. Shea, R.W. Katz, and J.W. Kidson, 1999: The potential long-range predictability of precipitation over New Zealand. International Journal of Climatology, 19, 405-421.

Mearns, L.O., *I. Bogardi, F. Giorgi, *I. Matyasovszky, and *M. Palecki, 1999: Comparison of climate change scenarios generated from regional climate model experiments and statistical downscaling. Journal of Geophysical Research, 104, D6, 6603-6621.

Mearns, L.O., T. Mavromatis, and E. Tsvetsinskaya, 1999: Comparative responses of EPIC and CERES crop models to high and low spatial resolution climate change scenarios. Journal of Geophysical Research, 104, D6, 6623-6646.

Miller, K.M. (Panel Member), Panel on the Human Dimensions of Seasonal-to-Interannual Climate Variability, 1999: Making Climate Forecasts Matter. P.C. Stern and W. Easterling (eds.). Washington, DC: National Academy Press. 192 pp.

*Pfaff, A., *K. Broad, and M.H. Glantz, 1999: Who benefits from climate forecasts? Nature, 397, 25 February, 645-646.

Pielke, R.A. Jr., 1999: Who decides? Forecasts and responsibilities in the 1997 Red River flood. American Behaviorial Science Review, 7, 2, 83-101.

Pielke, R.A. Jr., 1999: Nine fallacies of floods. Climatic Change, 42, 413-438.

Pielke, R.A. Jr., 1999: Prediction in the earth sciences and environmental policy making. Eos, 80, 28, 311-313.

Pielke, R.A. Jr. and M.W. Downton, 1999: U.S. trends in streamflow and precipitation: Using societal impact data to address an apparent paradox. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 80(7), 1435-1436.

Pielke R.A. Jr., and *C.W. Landsea, 1999: La Niña, El Niño, and Atlantic hurricane damages in the United States. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 80, 10, 2027-2033.

*Sarewitz, D., and R.A. Pielke Jr., 1999: Prediction in science and policy. Technology in Society, 21, 121-133.

Tsvetsinskaya, E., L.O. Mearns, and *W.E. Easterling, 1999: Investigating the effect of seasonal plant growth and development in 3-dimensional atmospheric simulations. Proceedings of the Ninth International Offshore and Polar Engineering Conference, Brest, France, 30 May-4 June 1999. San Francisco, CA: The International Society of Offshore and Polar Engineers.

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Doherty, R., and L.O. Mearns, 1999: A Comparison of Simulations of Current Climate from Two Coupled Atmosphere-Ocean Global Climate Models Against Observations and Evaluation of Their Future Climates. Report to NIGEC. Boulder, CO: ESIG/NCAR.

Glantz, M.H., 1999: The language of global warming. Tiempo, 31, 20-22.

Glantz, M.H., 1999: The dying Aral Sea. Public Affairs Section, Work in Progress: A Review of Research Activities of the United Nations University, 15, 2, 12-17.

Glantz, M.H., 1999: Aral Sea: Going, going... almost gone. Calypso Log, Journal of The Cousteau Society, Paris, France, 20-21.

Glantz, M.H., 1999: What we know and don't know about El Niño: A discussion paper. School of Marine Affairs 25th Anniversary: Proceedings of Public Program. Seattle, WA: School of Marine Affairs, 85-89.

Katz, R.W., 1999: Techniques for estimating uncertainty in climate change scenarios and impact studies. In: T.R. Carter, M. Holme, and D. Viner (eds.), Representing Uncertainty in Climate Change Scenarios and Impact Studies. Proceedings of ECLAT-2 Helsinki Workshop. Climatic Research Unit: Norwich, UK, 38-53.

Katz, R.W., 1999: Review of Computational Statistics in Climatology by I. Polyak. Climatic Change, 41, 127-130.

Magistro, J., 1999: Book review of Famine Crimes: Politics and the Disaster Relief Industry in Africa by A. De Waal. American Anthropologist, 100, 3, 844-845.

Magistro, J., 1998: Book review of Living Under Contract: Contract Farming and Agrarian Transformation in Sub-Saharan Africa by P.D. Little and M.J. Watts (eds.). Journal of Political Ecology, 6.

*McKelvey, R., and K. Miller, 1998: Cooperative management of transboundary shared stocks: Some principles drawn from the theory of games. Abstracts, Ecosystem Considerations in Fisheries Management, Sixteenth Lowell Wakefield Fisheries Symposium. Fairbanks, AK: University of Alaska Sea Grant.

Pielke, R.A. Jr., M. Betsill, M. Downton, J. Firor, *D. Jamieson, R. Katz, M. Lahsen, J. Magistro, L. Mearns and K. Miller, 1999: Book review of Human Choice and Climate Change, S. Rayner and E. Malone, eds. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 80, 7, 1441-1443.

Pielke, R.A. Jr., C. Simonpietri, and J. Oxelson, 1999: Thirty Years After Hurricane Camille: Lessons Learned, Lessons Lost. ESIG/NCAR. Boulder, CO.

Pielke, R.A. Jr., B. Enosh, A. Gutierrez, and *M. Mercer, 1999: Extreme Weather Sourcebook: An Educational Report on Damages in the United States Related to Tornadoes, Floods, and Hurricanes. ESIG/NCAR.

*Sarewitz, D., R.A. Pielke Jr., and *R. Byerly Jr., 1999: Prediction: A process, not a product. Geotimes, 44, 4, 29-31.

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