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James Benedict's Publications

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Refereed Publications

  1. Randall, D. A., C. DeMott, C. Stan, M. Khairoutdinov, J. Benedict, R. McCrary, and K. Thayer-Calder, 2013:  Simulations of the Tropical General Circulation with a Multiscale Global Model.  Submitted to AMS Meteorology Monograph, Yanai Memorial Volume.
  2. Benedict, J. J., A. H. Sobel, E. D. Maloney, D. M. Frierson, 2013:  Gross Moist Stability and MJO Simulation Skill in Three Full-Physics GCMs.  Submitted to Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences.
  3. Benedict, J. J., A. H. Sobel, E. D. Maloney, D. M. Frierson, and L. J. Donner, 2013:  Tropical Intraseasonal Variability in Version 3 of the GFDL Atmosphere Model.  Journal of Climate, 26, 426-449.
  4. Goswami, B. B., N. J. Mani, P. Mukhopadhyay, D. E. Waliser, J. J. Benedict, E. D. Maloney, M. Khairoutdinov, and B. N. Goswami, 2011:  Monsoon Intraseasonal Oscillations as Simulated by the Superparameterized Community Atmosphere Model.  Journal of Geophysical Research–Atmospheres, 116, D22104, doi:10.1029/2011JD015948.
  5. Drossman, H., J. Benedict, E. McGrath-Spangler, L. Van Roekel, and K. Wells, 2011:  Assessment of a Constructivist-Motivated Mentoring Program to Enhance the Teaching Skills of Atmospheric Science Graduate Students.  Journal of College Science Teaching, 41, 72-81.
  6. Benedict, J. J., and D. A. Randall, 2011:  Impacts of Idealized Air-Sea Coupling on Madden-Julian Oscillation Structure in the Superparameterized CAM.  Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, 68, 1990-2008.
  7. Kim, D., K. Sperber, W. Stern, D. Waliser, I.-S. Kang, E. Maloney, W. Wang, K. Weickmann, J. Benedict, M. Khairoutdinov, M.-I. Lee, R. Neale, M. Suarez, K. Thayer-Calder, G. Zhang, 2009:  Application of MJO Simulation Diagnostics to Climate Models.  Journal of Climate, 22, 6413-6436.
  8. Benedict, J. J., and D. A. Randall, 2009:  Structure of the Madden-Julian Oscillation in the Superparameterized CAM.  Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, 66, 3277-3296.
  9. Benedict, J. J., and D. A. Randall, 2007:  Observed Characteristics of the MJO Relative to Maximum Rainfall.  Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, 64, 2332-2354.
  10. Benedict, J. J., S. Lee, and S. Feldstein, 2004:  Synoptic View of the North Atlantic Oscillation.  Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, 61, 121-144.

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Conference/Workshop/Presentations

Recent (previous two years):

  • Jun 2013: CESM AMWG Summer Meeting (Breckenridge, CO)—Preliminary Assessment of the MJO in a 0.25° CAM Simulation (poster)
  • Dec 2012: AGU Fall Meeting (San Francisco, CA)—Tropical Intraseasonal Variability in Version 3 of the GFDL Atmosphere Model (oral presentation, invited)
  • Dec 2012: AGU Fall Meeting (San Francisco, CA)—Comparison of Mean States and MJO Events During MISMO and DYNAMO Field Campaigns (poster)
  • Sep 2012: 1st Pan-GASS Workshop (Boulder, CO)—Gross Moist Stability as a Diagnostic of Intraseasonal Convection in the CAM, SP-CAM, and GFDL AM (oral presentation)
  • Aug 2012: CMMAP Summer Meeting (Fort Collins, CO)—Gross Moist Stability as a Diagnostic of Intraseasonal Convection in GCMs (oral presentation)
  • Apr 2012: 30th Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology (Ponte Vedra Beach, FL)—Interactions Between Local Atmospheric Vertical Structures and the Madden-Julian Oscillation (oral presentation)
  • Jan 2012: Workshop on Tropical Dynamics and the MJO (Honolulu, HI)—Gross Moist Stability as a Diagnostic of Intraseasonal Convection in the CAM, SP-CAM, and GFDL AM (poster)
  • Oct 2011: World Climate Research Programme (WCRP) Open Science Conference (Denver, CO)—Assessment of Tropical Intraseasonal Variability in Versions 2 and 3 of the GFDL Atmosphere Model (poster)

Selected older presentations:

  • Jun 2010: Workshop on Modeling Monsoon Intraseasonal Variability (Busan, South Korea)—The MJO in Uncoupled and Coupled Versions of the Superparameterized CAM/CCSM (oral presentation, invited)
  • Jan 2010: CMMAP Winter Meeting (La Jolla, CA)—Effects of a Slab Ocean Model on MJO Structure in the SP-CAM (oral presentation, invited)
  • Jul 2009: International Association of Meteorology and Atmospheric Science (IAMAS) General Assembly (Montreal, Canada)—Effects of Idealized Ocean-Atmosphere Coupling on MJO Structure in the Superparameterized CAM (oral presentation)
  • Aug 2007: CMMAP Summer Meeting (Fort Collins, CO)—What the heck is an MJO? (oral presentation)
  • Jul 2007: International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics (IUGG) General Assembly (Perugia, Italy)—Characteristics of the MJO in a CSU Multi-scale Modeling Framework Simulation (poster)
  • Jun 2005: 15th Conference of Atmospheric and Oceanic Fluid Dynamics (Cambridge, MA)—The Birth and Death of the MJO:  An Observational Study (oral presentation)

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Invited Seminars

  • Apr 2013: Lawrence Livermore National Lab (Livermore, CA)—Making Waves in the Tropics: Superparameterization and the Madden-Julian Oscillation
  • Oct 2011: University of Colorado (Boulder, CO)—Impacts of Idealized Air-Sea Coupling on Madden-Julian Oscillation Structure in the Superparameterized CAM
  • Sep 2011: Pennsylvania State University (State College, PA)—Impacts of Idealized Air-Sea Coupling on Madden-Julian Oscillation Structure in the Superparameterized CAM
  • Sep 2010: Columbia University (New York, NY)—Tropical Intraseasonal Variability:  GCM Simulation Results and Remaining Challenges
  • Sep 2010: Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory (Princeton, NJ)—Tropical Intraseasonal Variability:  GCM Simulation Results and Remaining Challenges
  • Jan 2010: University of Washington (Seattle, WA)—MJO Structure in Coupled and Uncoupled Versions of the Superparameterized CAM

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