Peer-reviewed publications relevant to MPAS
 
2017
Ringler, T. D., Saenz, J.A., Wolfram, P.J., and Van Roekel, L., 2017: A Thickness-Weighted Average Perspective of Force Balance in an Idealized Circumpolar Current J. Phys. Oceanogr., 47(2), 285-302. doi:10.1175/JPO-D-16-0096.1 (pdf)
 
Wolfram, P. J. and Ringler, T. D., 2017: Quantifying Residual, Eddy, and Mean Flow Effects on Mixing in an Idealized Circumpolar Current J. Phys. Oceanogr., 47(8), 1897-1920. doi:10.1175/JPO-D-16-0101.1 (pdf)
 
2016
Pilon, R., C. Zhang, and J. Dudhia, 2016: Roles of deep and shallow convection and microphysics in the MJO simulated by the Model for Prediction Across Scales, J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 121, 10,575–10,600, doi:10.1002/2015JD024697. (pdf)
 
Fowler, L. D., W. C. Skamarock, G. A. Grell, S. R. Freitas, and M. G. Duda, 2016: Analyzing the Grell–Freitas Convection Scheme from Hydrostatic to Nonhydrostatic Scales within a Global Model. Mon. Wea. Rev., 144, 2285–2306. doi:10.1175/MWR-D-15-0311.1 (pdf)
 
Heinzeller, D., M.G. Duda, and H. Kunstmann, 2016: Towards convection-resolving, global atmospheric simulations with the Model for Prediction Across Scales (MPAS) v3.1: an extreme scaling experiment. Geosci. Model Dev., 9, 77-110, 2016, doi:10.5194/gmd-9-77-2016 (pdf)
 
 
2015
Klemp, J. B., W. C. Skamarock, and S.-H. Park (2015), Idealized global nonhydrostatic atmospheric test cases on a reduced-radius sphere, J. Adv. Model. Earth Syst., 7, 1155–1177, doi:10.1002/2015MS000435. (pdf)
 
Sandbach, S., J. Thuburn, D. Vassilev, and M. G. Duda, 2015: A Semi-Implicit Version of the MPAS-Atmosphere Dynamical Core. Mon. Wea. Rev., 143, 3838–3855. doi:10.1175/MWR-D-15-0059.1 (pdf)
 
Sakaguchi, K., L. R. Leung, C. Zhao, Q. Yang, J. Lu, S. Hagos, S. A. Rauscher, L. Dong, T. D. Ringler, and P. H. Lauritzen, 2015: Exploring a Multiresolution Approach Using AMIP Simulations. J. Climate, 28, 5549-5574. doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-14-00729.1 (pdf)
 
Hagos, S., L. R. Leung, Q. Yang, C. Zhao, and J. Lu, 2015: Resolution and Dynamical Core Dependence of Atmospheric River Frequency in Global Model Simulations. J. Climate, 28, 2764-2776. doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-14-00567.1 (pdf)
 
Wolfram, P. J., Ringler, T. D., Maltrud, M. E., Jacobsen, D. W., Petersen, M. R., 2015: Diagnosing isopycnal diffusivity in an eddying, idealized midlatitude ocean basin via Lagrangian, in Situ, Global, High-Performance Particle Tracking (LIGHT). J. Phys. Oceanogr., 45(8), 2114-2133. doi:10.1175/JPO-D-14-0260.1 (pdf)
 
 
2014
Atmospheric kinetic energy spectra from global high-resolution nonhydrostatic simulations. Skamarock, W. C., S.-H. Park, J. B. Klemp, and C. Snyder, 2014, J. Atmos. Sci., 71(11), 4369-4381. doi:10.1175/JAS-D-14-0114.1 (pdf)
 
A Comparison of Mesh Refinement in the Global MPAS-A and WRF Models Using an Idealized Normal-Mode Baroclinic Wave Simulation. Park, S.-H., J. B. Klemp and W. C. Skamarock, 2014, Mon. Wea. Rev., 142, 3614-3634. doi:10.1175/MWR-D-14-00004.1 (pdf)
 
Impact of Variable-Resolution Meshes on Midlatitude Baroclinic Eddies Using CAM-MPAS-A. Rauscher, S. A., & Ringler, T. D., 2014, Monthly Weather Review, 142(11), 4256–4268. doi:10.1175/MWR-D-13-00366.1 (pdf)
 

Visualizing Large 3D Geodesic Grid Data with Massively Distributed GPUs. J. Xie, H, Yoy, K. Ma. IEEE Symposium on Large Data Analysis and Visualization 2014 October 9–10, Paris, France

 
The Dependence of ITCZ Structure on Model Resolution and Dynamical Core in Aquaplanet Simulations. Landu, K., Leung, L. R., Hagos, S., Vinoj, V., Rauscher, S. A., Ringler, T., & Taylor, M., 2014, Journal of Climate, 27(6), 2375–2385. doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-13-00269.1 (pdf)
 
Atmospheric Moisture Budget and Spatial Resolution Dependence of Precipitation Extremes in Aquaplanet Simulations. Yang, Q., Leung, L. R., Rauscher, S. A., Ringler, T. D., & Taylor, M. A., 2014, Journal of Climate, 27(10), 3565–3581. doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-13-00468.1 (pdf)
 
 
2013
Evaluation of global atmospheric solvers using extensions of the Jablonowski and Williamson baroclinic wave test case. S.-H. Park, W. Skamarock, J. Klemp, L. Fowler, and M. Duda, 2013, Mon. Wea. Rev., 141, 3116-13129, doi:10.1175/MWR-D-12-00096.1 pdf
 

A Multi-Resolution Approach to Global Ocean Modeling. Ringler, T., Petersen, M., Higdon, R. L., Jacobsen, D., Jones, P. W., & Maltrud, M. (2013). Ocean Modelling. Ocean Modelling, 69(C), 211–232. doi:10.1016/j.ocemod.2013.04.010 (pdf)

 

Jacobsen, D. W., Gunzburger, M., Burkardt, J., & Peterson, J. (2013). Parallel algorithms for planar and spherical Delaunay construction with an application to centroidal Voronoi tessellations. Geoscientific Model Development Discussions, 6(1), 1427–1466. doi:10.5194/gmdd-6-1427-2013 (pdf)

 
Unified Matching Grids for Multidomain Multiphysics Simulations. Womeldorff, G., Peterson, J., Gunzburger, M., & Ringler, T. (2013), SIAM Journal on Scientific Computing, 35(6), A2781–A2806. doi:10.1137/130906611 (pdf)
 
A hierarchical evaluation of regional climate simulations. L Ruby Leung, Todd Ringler, William D Collins, Mark Taylor, Moetasim Ashfaq, Eos, Transactions American Geophysical Union, 94 (34) (pdf)
 

Error Characteristics of Two Grid Refinement Approaches in Aquaplanet Simulations: MPAS-A and WRF. Hagos, S., Leung, R., Rauscher, S. A., & Ringler, T., 2013, 141(9), 3022–3036. doi:10.1175/MWR-D-12-00338.1 (pdf)

 

2012

Exploring a Global Multi-Resolution Modeling Approach Using Aquaplanet Simulations. S. Rauscher, T. Ringler, W. Skamarock, and A. Mirin, 2012, J. Climate., 26, 2432-2452, doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-12- 00154.1 pdf
 
A Multi-scale Nonhydrostatic Atmospheric Model Using Centroidal Voronoi Tesselations and C-Grid Staggering. William C. Skamarock, Joseph B. Klemp, Michael G. Duda, Laura Fowler, Sang-Hun Park, and Todd D. Ringler. 2012 Monthly Weather Review, 240, 3090-3105, doi:10.1175/MWR-D-11-00215.1 pdf
 
 
2011
A Terrain-Following Coordinate with Smoothed Coordinate Surfaces. Joseph B. Klemp, 2011, Monthly Weather Review, 139(7), 2163–2169. doi:10.1175/MWR-D-10-05046.1
 
Conservative Transport Schemes for Spherical Geodesic Grids: High-Order Flux Operators for ODE-Based Time Integration. W. Skamarock and A. Gassmann, 2011, Monthly Weather Review, Vol. 139, pp. 2962-2975, doi:10.1175/MWR-D-10-05056.1 pdf
 
Exploring a Multi-Resolution Modeling Approach within the Shallow-Water Equations. Ringler, T., D.W. Jacobsen, M. Gunzburger, L. Ju, M. Duda and W. Skamarock, 2011, Monthly Weather Review, DOI: 10.1175/MWR-D-10-05049.1
 
2010
Ringler, T., J. Thuburn, J. Klemp and W. Skamarock, 2010: A unified approach to energy conservation and potential vorticity dynamics on arbitrarily structured C-grids, Journal of Computational Physics, published online, doi:10.1016/j.jcp.2009.12.007
 
Ju, L., T. Ringler and M. Gunzburber, 2010, Voronoi Diagrams and Application in Climate and Global Modeling, Numerical Techniques for Global Atmospheric Models, Lecture Notes in Computational Science, draft. pdf
 
 
2009
Thuburn, J., T. Ringler, J. Klemp and W. Skamarock, 2009: Numerical representation of geostrophic modes on arbitrarily structured C-grids, Journal of Computational Physics, 2009: 228 (22), 8321-8335. doi:10.1016/j.jcp.2009.08.006
 
 
2008
Ringler, T., L. Ju and M. Gunzburger, 2008, A multiresolution method for climate system modeling: application of spherical centroidal Voronoi tessellations, Ocean Dynamics, 58 (5-6), 475-498. doi:10.1007/s10236-008-0157-2
 
 
2003
Du, Q., M. Gunzburger and L. Ju, 2003, Constrained centroidal Voronoi tessellations for surfaces, SIAM Journal on Scientific Computing, 24, 1488-1506. doi:10.1137/S1064827501391576
 
Du, Q., M. Gunzburger, L. Ju, 2003, Voronoi-based finite volume methods, optimal Voronoi meshes, and PDEs on the sphere, Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, 2003, 192, 3933-3957. doi:10.1016/S0045-7825(03)00394-3
 
 
2002
Ju, L., Q. Du and M. Gunzburger, 2002, Probabilistic methods for centroidal Voronoi tessellations and their parallel implementations, Parallel Computing, 28, 1477-1500. doi:10.1016/S0167-8191(02)00151-5
 
 
1999
Du, Q., V. Faber and M. Gunzburger, 1999, Centroidal Voronoi tessellations: Applications and algorithms, SIAM Review, 41, 637-676. doi:10.1137/S0036144599352836
 

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