Related Literature

McCaul, E. W., Jr., and M. L. Weisman, 2001: The sensitivity of simulated supercell structure and intensity to variations in the shapes of environmental buoyancy and shear profiles. Mon. Wea. Rev., 129, 664-687. Click here to download a copy of this paper. (748kb) This is a pdf file and requires that you have a pdf reader.

McCaul, E. W., Jr., and C. Cohen, 2002: The impact on simulated storm structure and intensity of variations in the mixed layer and moist layer depths. Mon. Wea. Rev., 130, 1722-1748. Click here to download a copy of this paper. (2.4 mb) This is a pdf file and requires that you have a pdf reader.

McCaul, E. W., Jr., C. Cohen, and C. Kirkpatrick, 2005: The sensitivity of simulated storm structure, intensity and precipitation efficiency to environmental temperature. Mon. Wea. Rev., 133, 3015-3037. Click here to download a copy of this paper. (1.8 mb) This is a pdf file and requires that you have a pdf reader.

Cohen, C. and E. W. McCaul, Jr., 2006: The sensitivity of simulated convective storms to variations in prescribed single-moment microphysics parameters that describe particle distributions, sizes, and numbers. Mon. Wea. Rev., 134, 2547-2565. Click here to download a copy of this paper. (3.2 mb) This is a pdf file and requires that you have a pdf reader.

Cohen, C. and E. W. McCaul, Jr., 2007: Further results on the sensitivity of simulated storm precipitation efficiency to environmental temperature. Mon. Wea. Rev. 135, 1671-1684. Click here to download a copy of this paper. (2.3 mb) This is a pdf file and requires that you have a pdf reader.

Kirkpatrick, C., E. W. McCaul, Jr., and C. Cohen, 2007: The motion of simulated convective storms as a function of basic environmental parameters. Mon. Wea. Rev., 135, 3033-3051. Click here to download a copy of this paper. (1.5 mb) This is a pdf file and requires that you have a pdf reader.

Kirkpatrick, C., E. W. McCaul, Jr., and C. Cohen, 2009: Variability of updraft and downdraft characteristics in a large parameter space study of convective storms. Mon. Wea. Rev., 137, 1550-1561. Click here to download a copy of this paper. (0.79 mb) This is a pdf file and requires that you have a pdf reader.

Conference Paper and Presentations

McCaul, E.W., Jr., and M L. Weisman, 1996: The dependence of simulated storm structure on variations in the shapes of environmental buoyancy and shear profiles. Preprints, 18th Conf. Severe Local Storms, San Francisco, CA, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 718-722.

McCaul, E.W., Jr., and M.L. Weisman, 1998: The sensitivity of simulated storm structure and intensity to buoyancy and shear profile shapes: Comparison of large and small CAPE environments. Preprints, 19th Conf. Severe Local Storms, Minneapolis, MN, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 226-229.

McCaul, E.W., Jr., and C. Cohen, 2000: The sensitivity of simulated storm structure and intensity to the lifted condensation level and the level of free convection. Preprints, 20th Conf. Severe Local Storms, Orlando, FL, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 595-598.

McCaul, E W., Jr., and C. Cohen, 2002: The influence of variations in precipitable water on simulated storm morphology and intensity. Preprints, 21st Conf. Severe Local Storms, San Antonio, TX, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 349-352.

Cohen, C., and E.W. McCaul, Jr., 2004: The sensitivity of simulated convective storms to variations in prescribed microphysics parameters. 22nd Conference on Severe Local Storms. Click here to connect to the AMS presentation page.

Kirkpatrick, C., and E. W. McCaul, Jr., 2004: The motion of simulated convective storms as a function of basic environmental parameters. 22nd Conference on Severe Local Storms. Click here to connect to the AMS presentation page.

McCaul, E.W., Jr., and C. Cohen, 2004: The initiation, longevity and morphology of simulated convective storms as a function of free-tropospheric relative humidity. 22nd Conference on Severe Local Storms. Click here to connect to the AMS presentation page.

Kirkpatrick, C., E.W. McCaul, Jr,. and C. Cohen, 2006: The influence of eight basic environmental parameters on the low-level rotation characteristics of simulated convective storms. 23nd Conference on Severe Local Storms. Click here to connect to the AMS presentation page.

McCaul, E.W., Jr., 2006: Convective storm morphology as a function of environmental profile structure: An eight-dimensional numerical parameter space study. The Doug Lilly Symposium .Click here to connect to the AMS presentation page.

Kirkpatrick, C., E.W. McCaul, Jr., and C. Cohen, 2007: The environmental parameters that influence simulated convective storm precipitation: Results from a large parameter space study. 2007 AGU Fall Meeting. Click here to connect to the AGU presentation page.

Kirkpatrick, C., and E.W. McCaul, Jr., 2008: Storm-relative flow and its relationship to low-level vorticity in simulated storms. 24th Conference on Severe Local Storms. Click here to connect to the AMS presentation page.

Perkey, D.J., C. Kirkpatrick, and E.W. McCaul, Jr., 2008: Variability of surface outflows, cold pools, and downdrafts in a large parameter space study of convective storms. 2008 AGU Fall Meeting. Click here to connect to the AGU presentation page.

Kirkpatrick, C., and E.W. McCaul, Jr., 2009: Environmental influences on vorticity production in simulated convective storms. 2009 AGU Fall Meeting. abstract A13I-0079. Click here to connect to the AGU poster page.

Kirkpatrick, C., and E.W. McCaul, Jr., 2009: Simulations of convective storms in low CAPE, high shear environments. 2009 AGU Joint Assembly, May 24-27, Toronto, abstract A11D-04. Click here to connect to the pdf of slides.

Kirkpatrick, C., and E.W. McCaul, Jr., 2009: Environmental influences on extreme precipitation intensities in simulated convective storms. AGU Joint Assembly, May 24-27, Toronto, abstract H13C-02. Click here to connect to the pdf of slides.