Selected Scientific Publications

authored or co-authored by Chuck Doswell

 


Posted: 05 April 2003 Latest update: 04 May 2013 - added two formal publications

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NOTE: Page numbers in the PDF versions here may or may not correspond to page numbers in the actual publications as they appeared. When citing the paper, use the page numbers indicated in the listings below.


Formal/Journal Publications

  1. Doswell, C.A. III, 1977: Obtaining meteorologically significant surface divergence fields through the filtering property of objective analysis. Mon. Wea. Rev., 105, 885-892. (PDF)
  2. Kelly, D.L., J. T. Schaefer, R.P. McNulty, C.A. Doswell III, and R.F. Abbey, Jr., 1978: An augmented tornado climatology. Mon. Wea. Rev., 106, 1172-1183. (PDF)
  3. Schaefer, J.T., and C. A. Doswell III, 1979: On the interpolation of a vector field. Mon. Wea. Rev., 107, 458-476. (PDF)
  4. Lemon, L.R., and C.A. Doswell III, 1979: Severe thunderstorm evolution and mesocyclone structure as related to tornadogenesis. Mon. Wea. Rev., 107, 1184-1197. (PDF)
  5. Doswell, C.A. III, 1980: Synoptic-scale environments associated with High Plains severe thunderstorms. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 61, 1388-1400. (PDF)
  6. Doswell, C.A. III, L.R. Lemon, and R.A Maddox, 1981: Forecaster training - A review and analysis. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 62, 983-988. (HTML)
  7. Maddox, R.A., and C.A. Doswell III, 1982: An examination of the jet stream configurations, 500 mb vorticity advection and low-level thermal advection patterns during extended periods of intense convection. Mon. Wea. Rev., 110, 184-197. (PDF)
  8. Schaefer, J.T., and C.A. Doswell III, 1984: Empirical orthogonal function expansion applied to progressive tornado outbreaks. J. Meteor. Soc. Japan, 62, 929-936. (PDF)
  9. Doswell, C.A. III, 1984: A kinematic analysis of frontogenesis associated with a nondivergent vortex. J. Atmos. Sci., 41, 1242-1248. (PDF)
  10. Doswell, C.A. III, 1985: Reply to comments on 'A kinematic analysis of frontogenesis associated with a nondivergent vortex'. J. Atmos. Sci., 42, 2076-2079. (PDF)
  11. Kelly, D.L., J.T. Schaefer, and C.A. Doswell III, 1985: Climatology of nontornadic severe thunderstorm events in the United States. Mon. Wea. Rev., 113, 1997-2014. (PDF)
  12. Doswell, C.A. III (1986): The human element in weather forecasting, Nat. Wea. Dig., 11, No. 2, 6-17. (HTML)
  13. Zamora, R.J., M.A. Shapiro, and C.A. Doswell III, 1987: The diagnosis of upper tropospheric divergence and ageostrophic wind using profiler wind observations. Mon. Wea. Rev., 115, 871-884. (PDF)
  14. Doswell, C.A. III, 1987: The distinction between large-scale and mesoscale contribution to severe convection: A case study example. Wea. Forecasting, 2, 4-16. (PDF)
  15. Doswell, C.A. III, and F. Caracena, 1988: Derivative estimation from marginally-sampled vector point functions. J. Atmos. Sci., 45, 242-253. (PDF)
  16. Doswell, C.A. III, 1988: Comments on 'An improved technique for computing the horizontal pressure-gradient force at the Earth's surface'. Mon. Wea. Rev., 116, 1251-1254. (PDF)
  17. Doswell, C.A. III, and D.W. Burgess, 1988: On some issues of Unites States tornado climatology. Mon. Wea. Rev., 116, 495-501. (PDF)
  18. Doswell, C.A. III, 1990: Comments on 'A winter mesocyclone over the midwestern United States'. Wea. Forecasting, 5, 162-165. (PDF)
  19. Doswell, C.A. III, R. Davies-Jones and D.L. Keller (1990): On summary measures of skill in rare event forecasting based on contingency tablesWea. Forecasting, 5, 576-585. (PDF)
  20. Doswell, C.A. III, 1990: Comments on 'On the need for augmentation in automated surface observations'. Nat. Wea. Dig., 15 (3), 29-30. (PDF)
  21. Doswell, C.A. III, 1991: A review for forecasters on the application of hodographs to forecasting severe thunderstorms. Nat. Wea. Dig., 16 (1), 2-16. (PDF)
  22. Doswell, C.A. III, 1991: Comments on 'Mesoscale convective patterns of the Southern High Plains'. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 72, 389-390. (PDF)
  23. Doswell, C.A. III, 1991: A point of clarification about area and energy on common thermodynamic diagrams. Wea. Forecasting, 6, 299-301. (PDF)
  24. Schwartz, B.E. and C.A. Doswell III, 1991: North American rawinsonde observations: Problems, concerns, and a call to action. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 72, 1885-1896. (PDF)
  25. Setvak, M., and C.A. Doswell III, 1991: The AVHRR channel 3 cloud top reflectivity of convective storms. Mon. Wea. Rev., 119, 841-847. (PDF)
  26. Doswell, C.A. III, and S.L. Barnes, 1991: Comments on 'The theoretical, discrete, and actual response of the Barnes objective analysis scheme for one- and two-dimensional fields'. Mon. Wea. Rev., 119, 1490-1492. (PDF)
  27. Brooks, H.E., C.A. Doswell III, and R.A. Maddox, 1992: On the use of mesoscale and cloud-scale models in operational forecasting. Wea. Forecasting, 7, 120-132. (PDF)
  28. Branick, M., and C.A. Doswell III, 1992: An observation of the relationship between supercell structure and lightning ground-strike polarity. Wea. Forecasting, 7, 143-149. (PDF)
  29. Doswell, C.A. III, 1992: Forecaster workstation design: Concepts and issues. Wea. Forecasting, 7, 398-407. (PDF)
  30. Davies-Jones, R., C.A. Doswell III, and H.E. Brooks, 1994: Comments on 'Initiation and evolution of updraft rotation within an incipient supercell thunderstorm'. J. Atmos. Sci., 51, 326-331. (PDF)
  31. R.H. Johns and C.A. Doswell III, 1992: Severe local storms forecasting. Wea. Forecasting, 7, 588-612. (PDF)
  32. Doswell, C. A. III, and H.E. Brooks, 1993: Comments on 'Anomalous cloud-to-ground lightning in an F5-tornado-producing supercell thunderstorm on 28 August 1990'. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 74, 2213-2218. (PDF)
  33. Doswell, C.A. III, and D.W. Burgess, 1993: Tornadoes and tornadic storms: A review of conceptual models. The Tornado: Its structure, Dynamics, Prediction, and Hazards, Geophys. Monogr., No. 79. Amer. Geophys. Union, 161-172. (PDF)
  34. Doswell, C.A. III, S.J. Weiss, and R.H. Johns, 1993: Tornado forecasting: A review. The Tornado: Its structure, Dynamics, Prediction, and Hazards, Geophys. Monogr., No. 79. Amer. Geophys. Union, 557-571. (PDF)
  35. Brooks, H.E., C.A. Doswell III, and J. Cooper, 1994: On the environments of tornadic and nontornadic mesocyclones. Wea. Forecasting, 9, 606-618. (PDF)
  36. Brooks, H.E., C.A. Doswell III, and R.B. Wilhelmson, 1994: The role of midtropospheric winds in the evolution and maintenance of low-level mesocyclones. Mon. Wea. Rev., 122, 126-136. (PDF)
  37. Doswell, C.A. III, and E.N. Rasmussen, 1994: The effect of neglecting the virtual temperature correction on CAPE calculations. Wea. Forecasting, 9, 625-629. (PDF)
  38. Davies, J.M, C.A. Doswell III, D.W. Burgess, and J.F. Weaver, 1994: Some noteworthy aspects of the Hesston, Kansas, tornado family of 13 March 1990. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 75, 1007-1017. (PDF)
  39. Sanders, F., and C.A. Doswell III, 1995: A case for detailed surface analysis. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 76, 505-521. (PDF)
  40. Doswell, C.A. III, 1995: Comments on 'Single-Doppler radar observations of a mini-supercell tornadic thunderstorm'. Mon. Wea. Rev., 123, 230-234. (PDF)
  41. Brooks, H.E., and C.A. Doswell III, 1996: A comparison of measures-oriented and distributions-oriented approaches to forecast verification. Wea. Forecasting, 11, 288-303. (PDF)
  42. Doswell, C.A. III, H.E. Brooks, and R.A. Maddox, 1996: Flash flood forecasting: An ingredients-based methodology. Wea. Forecasting, 11, 560-580. (PDF)
  43. Doswell, C.A. III, and S. Lasher-Trapp, 1997: On measuring the degree of irregularity in an observing network. J. Atmos. Oceanic Technol., 14, 120-132. (PDF)
  44. Romero, R., C. Ramis, S. Alonso, C.A. Doswell III, and D.J. Stensrud, 1998: Mesoscale model simulations of three heavy precipitation events in the western Mediterranean region. Mon. Wea. Rev., 126, 1859-1881. (PDF)
  45. Doswell, C.A. III, C. Ramis, R. Romero, and S. Alonso, 1998: A diagnostic study of three heavy precipitation episodes in the western Mediterranean region. Wea. Forecasting, 13, 102-124. (PDF)
  46. Doswell, C.A. III and H.E. Brooks, 1998: Budget cutting and value of weather services. Wea. Forecasting, 13, 206-212. (PDF)
  47. Hall, T, H.E. Brooks, and C.A. Doswell III, 1999: Precipitation forecasting using a neural network. Wea. Forecasting, 14, 338-345. (PDF)
  48. Doswell, C.A. III, A.R. Moller, and H.E. Brooks, 1999: Storm spotting and public awareness since the first tornado forecasts of 1948. Wea. Forecasting, 14, 544-557. (PDF)
  49. Spencer, P.L., P.R. Janish, and C.A. Doswell III, 1999: A four-dimensional objective analysis scheme and multitriangle technique for wind profiler data. Mon. Wea. Rev., 128, 279-291. (PDF)
  50. Schultz, D.M., and C.A. Doswell III, 1999: Conceptual models of upper-level frontogenesis in south-westerly and north-westerly flowQ. J. R. Meteor. Soc., 125, 2535-2562. (PDF)
  51. Romero, R., C.A. Doswell III, and C. Ramis, 2000: Mesoscale numerical study of two cases of long-lived quasi-stationary convective systems over eastern Spain. Mon. Wea. Rev., 128, 3731-3751. (PDF)
  52. Schultz, D.M., P.N. Schumacher, and C.A. Doswell III, 2000: The intricacies of instabilites. Mon. Wea. Rev., 128, 4143-4148. (PDF)
  53. Schultz, D.M., and C.A. Doswell III, 2000: Analyzing and forecasting Rocky Mountain lee cyclogenesis often associated with strong winds. Wea. Forecasting, 15, 152-722. (PDF)
  54. Trapp, R.J., and C.A. Doswell III, 2000: Radar data objective analysis. J. Atmos. Oceanic Technol., 17, 105-120. (PDF)
  55. Brooks, H. E., and C. A. Doswell III, 2001: Some aspects of the international climatology of tornadoes by damage classification. Atmos. Res., 56, 191-201. (PDF)
  56. Spencer, P.J., and C.A. Doswell III, 2001: A quantitative comparison between traditional and line integral methods for derivative estimation. Mon. Wea. Rev., 129, 2538-2554. (PDF)
  57. Evans, J.S., and C.A. Doswell III, 2001: Examination of derecho environments using proximity soundings. Wea. Forecasting, 16, 329-342. (PDF)
  58. Brooks, H.E., and C.A. Doswell III, 2001: Normalized damage from major tornadoes in the United States: 1890-1999. Wea. Forecasting, 16, 168-176. (PDF)
  59. Smith, J.A., M.L. Baeck, Y. Zhang, and C.A. Doswell III, 2001: Extreme rainfall and flooding from supercell thunderstorms. J. Hydrometeor., 2, 469-489. (PDF)
  60. Doswell, C.A. III, 2001: Severe convective storms -- An overview. Severe Convective Storms, Meteor. Monogr., 28, no. 50, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 1-26. (PDF)
  61. Doswell, C.A. III, and L.F. Bosart, 2001: Extratropical synoptic-scale processes and severe convection. Severe Convective Storms, Meteor. Monogr ., 28, no. 50, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 27-69. (PDF)
  62. Brooks, H.E., and C.A. Doswell III, 2002: Deaths in the 3 May 1999 Oklahoma City tornado from a historical perspective. Wea. Forecasting, 17, 354-361. (PDF)
  63. Speheger, D.A., C.A. Doswell III, and G.J. Stumpf, 2002: The tornadoes of 3 May 1999: Event verification in central Oklahoma and related issues. Wea. Forecasting. 17, 362-381. (PDF)
  64. Doswell, C.A. III, and H.E. Brooks, 2002: Lessons learned from the damage produced by the tornadoes of 3 May 1999. Wea. Forecasting, 17, 611-618. (PDF)
  65. Hanstrum, B.N, G.A. Mills, A. Watson, J.P. Monteverdi, and C.A. Doswell III, 2002: The cool-season tornadoes of California and Southern Australia. Wea. Forecasting, 17, 705-722. (PDF)
  66. Doswell, C.A. III, D.V. Baker and C.A. Liles, 2002: Recognition of negative mesoscale factors for severe weather potential: A case studyWea. Forecasting, 17, 937-954. (PDF)
  67. Doswell, C. A. III, and J.S. Evans, 2003: Proximity sounding analysis for derechos and supercells: An assessment of similarities and differences. Atmos. Res., 67-68, 117-133. (PDF)
  68. Doswell, C.A. III, 2003: Societal impacts of severe thunderstorms and tornadoes: Lessons learned and implications for Europe. Atmos. Res., 67-68 ,135-152. (PDF)
  69. Setvk, M, R.M. Rabin, C.A. Doswell III, and V. Levizzani, 2003: Satellite observations of convective storm top features in the 1.6 and 3.7/3.9 m spectral bands. Atmos. Res., 67-68 , 607-627. (PDF)
  70. Monteverdi, J.P, C.A. Doswell III, and G.S. Lipari, 2003: Shear parameter thresholds for forecasting tornadic thunderstorms in northern and central California. Wea. Forecasting, 18, 357-370. (PDF)
  71. Brooks, H.E., C.A. Doswell III, and M.P. Kay, 2003: Climatological estimates of local daily tornado probability for the United States. Wea. Forecasting, 18, 626-640. (PDF)
  72. Doswell, C.A. III, 2003: Comments on "Extraction of geopotential height and temperature structure from profiler and rawinsonde winds." Mon. Wea. Rev., 131, 1502-1503. (PDF)
  73. Doswell, C.A. III, and P.M. Markowski, 2004: Is buoyancy a relative quantity? Mon. Wea. Rev., 132, 853-863. (PDF)
  74. Doswell, C.A. III, 2004: Weather forecasting by humans - Heuristics and decision making. Wea. Forecasting, 19, 1115-1126. (PDF)
  75. Doswell, C.A. III, H.E. Brooks, and M.P. Kay, 2005: Climatological estimates of daily nontornadic severe thunderstorm probability for the United States. Wea. Forecasting, 20, 577-595. (PDF)
  76. Doswell, C.A. III, 2005: Progress toward developing a practical societal response to severe convection (2005 EGU Sergei Soloviev Medal Lecture). Nat. Haz. Earth Sys. Sci., 5, 691-702. (PDF)
  77. Ramsay, H., and C.A. Doswell III, 2005: A sensitivity study of hodograph-based methods for estimating supercell motionWea. Forecasting, 20, 954-970. (PDF)
  78. Doswell, C.A. III, and D.M. Schultz, 2006: On the use of indices and parameters in forecasting severe storms. Electronic J. Severe Storms Meteor., 1(3), 1-22. (PDF)
  79. Doswell, C.A. III, R. Edwards, R.L. Thompson, J.A. Hart, and K.C. Crosbie, 2006: A simple and flexible method for ranking severe weather events. Wea. Forecasting, 21, 939-951. (PDF)
  80. Romero, R., M. Gay, and C.A. Doswell III, 2007: European climatology of severe convective storm environmental parameters: A test for significant tornado events. Atmos. Res., 83, 389-404. (PDF)
  81. Doswell, C.A. III, 2007: Historical overview of severe convective storms research. Electronic J. Severe Storms Meteor., 2(1), 1–25. (PDF)
  82. Spencer, P.L., M.A. Askelson, and C.A. Doswell III, 2007: Choosing the smoothing parameters within a multi-pass Barnes objective analysis scheme: A cautionary note. J. Atmos. Oceanic Technol., 24, 713-726. (PDF)
  83. Doswell, C.A. III, and M.J. Haugland, 2007: A comparison of two cold fronts - Effects of the planetary boundary layer on the mesoscale. Electronic J. Severe Storms Meteor., 2 (4), 1–12. (PDF)
  84. Doswell, C.A. III, 2007: Small sample size and data quality issues illustrated using tornado occurrence data. Electronic J. Severe Storms Meteor., 2 (5), 1–16. (PDF)
  85. Doswell, C.A. III, 2007: Comments on 'A preliminary study of severe wind-producing MCSs in environments of limited moisture'. Wea. Forecasting, 22, 1360-1361. (PDF)
  86. Brooks, H.E., C.A. Doswell III, and D. Sutter, 2008: Comments on 'Low-level winds in tornadoes and potential catastrophic tornado impacts in urban areas'. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 89, 87-90. (PDF)
  87. Doswell, C.A. III, 2008: Comments on 'The mysteries of mammatus clouds: Observations and formation mechanisms'. J. Atmos. Sci., 65, 1093-1094. (PDF)
  88. Loftus, A.M., D.B. Weber, and C.A. Doswell III, 2008: Parameterized mesoscale forcing mechanisms for initiating numerically simulated isolated multicellular convection. Mon. Wea. Rev., 136, 2408-2421. (PDF)
  89. Doswell, C.A. III, H.E. Brooks, and N. Dotzek, 2009: On the implementation of the enhanced Fujita scale in the USA. Atmos. Res., 93, 554-563. (PDF)
  90. Shafer, C.M, A.E. Mercer, C.A. Doswell III, M.B. Richman, and L.M. Leslie, 2009: Evaluation of WRF forecasts of tornadic and nontornadic outbreaks when initialized with synoptic-scale input. Mon. Wea. Rev., 137, 1250-1271. (PDF)
  91. Mercer, A.E., C.M. Shafer, C.A. Doswell III, L.M. Leslie, and M.B. Richman, 2009: Objective classification of tornadic and nontornadic severe weather outbreaks. Mon. Wea. Rev., 137, 4355-4368. (PDF)
  92. Shafer, C.M., and C.A. Doswell III, 2010: A multivariate index for ranking and classifying severe weather outbreaks. Electronic J. Severe Storms Meteor., 5(1), 1-39.
  93. Shafer, C.M., C.A. Doswell III, L.M. Leslie, and M.B. Richman, 2010: On the use of areal coverage of parameters favorable for severe weather to discriminate major outbreaks. Electronic J. Severe Storms Meteor., 5(7), 1-44. (PDF)
  94. Shafer, C.M., and C.A. Doswell III, 2011: Using kernel density estimation to identify, rank, and classify severe weather outbreak events. Electronic J. Severe Storms Meteor., 6 (2), 1–28. (PDF)
  95. Mercer, A. E., C. M. Shafer, C. A. Doswell III, L. M. Leslie, and M. B. Richman, 2012:  Synoptic composites of tornadic and nontornadic outbreaks.  Mon. Wea. Rev., 140, 25902608. (PDF)
  96. Shafer, C.M., A.E. Mercer, M.B. Richman, and L.M. Leslie, and C.A. Doswell III, 2012:  An assessment of areal coverage of severe weather parameters for severe weather outbreak diagnosisWea. Forecasting, 27, 809831.
  97. Doswell, C.A. III, G.W. Carbin, and H.E. Brooks, 2012: The tornadoes of spring 2011 in the USA:  an historical perspective. Weather, 67, 88–94. (PDF)
  98. Maddox, R.A., M.S. Gilmore, C.A. Doswell III, R.H. Johns, C.A. Crisp, D.W. Burgess, J.A. Hart, and S.F. Pilz, 2013:  Meteorological analyses of the Tri-State tornado even of March 1925Electronic J. Severe Storms Meteor., 8(1), 1-27.
  99. John, R.H., D.W. Burgess, C.A. Doswell III, M.S. Gilmore, J.A. Hart, and S.F. Pilz, 2013:  The 1925 Tri-State tornado damage path and associated storm systemElectronic J. Severe Storms Meteor., 8(2), 1-33.


Other Publications

  1. Doswell, C.A. III, 1982: Short-range forecasts of upper-tropospheric divergence using 250 mb parcel trajectories. Preprints, 12th Conf. on Severe Local Storms, San Antonio, TX, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 75-78. (PDF - large!)
  2. Doswell, C.A. III, 1982:  The operational meteorology of convective weather (Vol. 1): Operational mesoanalysis.  NOAA Tech. Memo. NWS NSSFC-5, NTIS Accession No. PB83-162321, 158pp. (PDF)
  3. Maddox, R.A., and C.A. Doswell III, 1982: Forecasting severe thunderstorms: A brief evaluation of accepted techniques.  Preprints, 12th Conf. on Severe Local Storms, San Antonio, TX, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 92-95. (PDF - large!)
  4. Doswell, C.A. III, J.T. Schaefer, D.W. McCann, T.W. Schlatter, and H.B. Wobus, 1982: Thermodynamic analysis procedures at the National Severe Storms Forecast Center.  Preprints, 9th Conf. on Wea. Forecasting and Analysis (Seattle, WA), Amer. Meteor. Soc., 304-309. (PDF - large!)
  5. Schaefer, J.T., and C.A. Doswell III, 1982: A dynamic climatology of progressive tornado outbreaks obtained via empirical orthogonal function expansion.  Preprints, 9th Conf. on Wea. Forecasting and Analysis (Seattle, WA), Amer. Meteor. Soc., 459-464. (PDF - large!)
  6. Doswell, C. A. III, and F. P. Ostly, 1982: A Kansas City Area Guide to Severe Thunderstorms and Tornadoes. National Severe Storms Forecast Center, Kansas City, MO, 29 pp. (PDF)
  7. Caracena, F., S.L. Barnes, and C.A. Doswell III, 1984: Weighting function parameters for objective interpolation of meteorological data.  Preprints, 10th Conf. on Wea. Forecasting and Analysis, Tampa, FL, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 109-116. (PDF - large!)
  8. Doswell, C.A. III, 1984: Mesoscale aspects of marginal severe weather events.  Preprints, 10th Conf. on Wea. Forecasting and Analysis (Tampa, FL), Amer. Meteor. Soc., 131-137. (PDF - large!)
  9. Doswell, C.A., III, F. Caracena, and M. Magnano, 1985: Temporal evolution of 700-500 mb lapse rates as a forecasting tool -- A case study.  Preprints, 14th Conf. on Severe Local Storms, Indianapolis, IN, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 398-401. (PDF - large!)
  10. Doswell, C.A. III, 1985:  The operational meteorology of convective weather (Vol. II):  Storm scale analysis.  NOAA Tech. Memo. ERL ESG-15, NTIS Accession No. PB85-226959, 240pp. (PDF)
  11. Doswell, C.A. III, and R.A. Maddox, 1986: The practical realities of QPF.  Preprints, 1986 NWS Southern Region QPF Workshop (Houston, TX).  NOAA Tech. Memo. NWS SR-117, NWS Southern Regional Headquarters, 8-12. (PDF - large!)
  12. Doswell, C.A. III, and R.A. Maddox, 1986: The role of diagnosis in weather forecasting. Preprints, 11th Conf. Wea. Forecasting and Analysis, Kansas City, MO, 177-182. (PDF)
  13. Doswell, C.A. III, R.A. Maddox, and C.F. Chappell, 1986: Fundamental considerations in forecasting for field experiments.  Preprints, 11th Conf. Wea. Forecasting and Analysis, Kansas City, MO, 353-358. (PDF - large!)
  14. Howard, K.W., D.R. Devore, R.A. Maddox, C.A. Doswell III, and K. Crawford, 1986: Fundamental considerations for designing and implementing the experimental forecast center concept.  Preprints, 11th Conf. Wea. Forecasting and Analysis, Kansas City, MO, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 359-363. (PDF - large!)
  15. Antolik, M.S, and C.A. Doswell III, 1989: On the contribution to model-forecast vertical motion from quasi-geostrophic processes. Preprints, 12th Conf. on Wea. Analysis and Forecasting, Monterey, CA, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 312-318. (PDF - large!)
  16. Moller, A.R., C.A. Doswell III, and R. Przybylinski, 1990: High-precipitation supercells: A conceptual model and documentationPreprints, 16th Conf. on Severe Local Storms, Kananaskis Park, Alberta, Amer. Meteor. Soc., Boston, 52-57. (PDF - large!)
  17. Doswell, C.A. III, 1993: Scientific approaches for very short-range forecasting of severe convective storms in the United States of America. Proceedings, International Workshop on Observations/Forecasting of Meso-scale Severe Weather and Technology of Reduction of Relevant Disasters, Tokyo, Japan, Science and Technology Agency, 181-188. (PDF)
  18. Doswell, C.A. III, 1993: Severe convective weather and associated disasters in North America. Proceedings, International Workshop on Observations/Forecasting of Meso-scale Severe Weather and Technology of Reduction of Relevant Disasters, Tokyo, Japan, Science and Technology Agency, 21-28. (PDF)
  19. Brooks, H.E., and C.A. Doswell III, 1993: Extreme winds in high-precipitation supercells. Preprints, 17th Conf. on Severe Local Storms, St. Louis, MO, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 173-177. (PDF)
  20. Doswell, C.A. III, 1994: Flash flood-producing convective storms: Current understanding and research. Proceedings, Spain-U.S. Joint Workshop in Natural Hazards, Barcelona, Spain, Iowa Institute of Hydraulic Research, University of Iowa, 97-107. (PDF)
  21. Doswell, C.A. III, 1994: Extreme convective windstorms: Current understanding and research. Proceedings, Spain-U.S. Joint Workshop in Natural Hazards, Barcelona, Spain, Iowa Institute of Hydraulic Research, University of Iowa. 44-55. (PDF)
  22. Doswell, C.A. III, 1996: Severe thunderstorm warning services: Responsibilities to the public (keynote address). Preprints, 5th Australian Severe Storms Conf., Avoca Beach, New South Wales, Bureau of Meteorology. (PDF)
  23. Doswell, C.A. III, 1996: On convective indices and sounding classification. Preprints, 5th Australian Severe Storms Conf., Avoca Beach, New South Wales, Bureau of Meteorology. (PDF)
  24. Doswell, C.A. III, 1996: Science, numerical models, and forecasting: An overview pertinent to convection. 5th Australian Severe Storms Conf., Avoca Beach, New South Wales, Bureau of Meteorology. (PDF)
  25. Doswell, C.A. III, 1996: Verification of forecasts of convection: Uses, abuses, and requirements. Preprints, 5th Australian Severe Storms Conf., Avoca Beach, New South Wales, Bureau of Meteorology. (PDF)
  26. Doswell, C.A. III and E.N. Rasmussen, 1996: VORTEX: Preliminary findings and implications. Preprints, 5th Australian Severe Storms Conf., Avoca Beach, New South Wales, Bureau of Meteorology. (PDF)
  27. Doswell, C.A. III, 1996: Short-range ensemble forecasting: Concepts for application to severe thunderstorms. Preprints, 5th Australian Severe Storms Conf., Avoca Beach, New South Wales, Bureau of Meteorology. (PDF)
  28. Doswell, C.A. III, R.M. Rabin, M. Setvak, and V. Levizzani, 1996: Multispectral GOES-8 and NOAA/AVHRR observations of Great Plains storms. Preprints, 15th Conf. on. Wea. Anal. and Forecasting, Vienna, VA, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 28-31. (PDF)
  29. Doswell, C.A. III, R. Duncomb, H.E. Brooks, and F.H. Carr, 1996: Verification of VORTEX-94 forecasts. Preprints, 15th Conf. on. Wea. Anal. and Forecasting, Vienna, VA, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 387-390. (PDF)
  30. Doswell, C.A. III and R.A. Maddox, 1996: A review of student performance on pretests given at the flash flood forecasting course. Preprints, 15th Conf. on. Wea. Anal. and Forecasting/Symposium on Flash Floods, Vienna, VA, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 403-410. (PDF)
  31. Brooks, H.E., J.M. Fritsch, and C.A. Doswell III, 1996: The future of weather forecasting: The eras of revolution and reconstruction. Preprints, 15th Conf. on Wea. Anal. and Forecasting. Norfolk, VA, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 523-526. (PDF)
  32. Doswell, C.A. III, 1996: Thunderstorms. Encyclopedia of Climate and Weather (S. Schneider, Ed.), Oxford University Press (New York), 757-761. (PDF)
  33. Doswell, C.A. III, 1996: Storms. Encyclopedia of Climate and Weather (S. Schneider, Ed.), Oxford University Press (New York), 720-723. (PDF)
  34. Brooks, H.E., C.A. Doswell III, M.W. Carr, and J.E. Rutherford, 1996: Preliminary analysis of soundings from VORTEX-95. Preprints, 18th Conf. on Severe Local Storms, San Francisco, CA, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 133-136. (PDF)
  35. Brooks, H.E., C.A. Doswell III, P. Janish, and J. Meitin, 1996: Logistical support for VORTEX-95 forecasting and data archival. Preprints, 18th Conf. on Severe Local Storms, San Francisco, CA, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 161-164. (PDF)
  36. Brooks, H.E., D.J. Stensrud, and C.A. Doswell III, 1996: Application of short-range NWP model ensembles to severe storm forecasting. Preprints, 18th Conf. on Severe Local Storms, San Francisco, CA, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 372-375. (PDF)
  37. Doswell, C.A. III, and H.E. Brooks, 1996: Case analysis of a historic killer tornado event in Kansas on 10 June 1938. Preprints, 18th Conf. on Severe Local Storms, San Francisco, CA, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 471-473. (PDF)
  38. Doswell, C.A. III, 1998: Seeing supercells as heavy rain producers. Preprints, 14th Conf. on Hydrology, Dallas, TX, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 73-76.
  39. Doswell, C.A. III, and T.P. Grazulis, 1998: A demonstration of vortex configurations in an inexpensive tornado simulator. Preprints, 19th Conf. on Severe Local Storms, Minneapolis, MN, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 85-88. (PDF)
  40. Concannon, P.R., H.E. Brooks, and C.A. Doswell III, 2000: Climatological risk of strong and violent tornadoes in the United States. Preprints, 2nd Conf. on Environ. Appl., Long Beach, CA, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 212-219. (PDF)
  41. Doswell, C.A. III, 2002: Flooding. Encyclopedia of Atmospheric Sciences, (J. Holton, J. Curry, and J. Pyle, Eds.), Academic Press, New York, 769-776. (PDF)
  42. Doswell, C.A. III, 2002: Severe storms. Encyclopedia of Atmospheric Sciences, (J. Holton, J. Curry, and J. Pyle, Eds.), Academic Press, New York, 2054-2061. (PDF)
  43. Evans, J.S., and C.A. Doswell III, 2002: Investigating derecho and supercell proximity soundings. Preprints, 21st Conf. on Severe Local Storms (San Antonio, TX), Amer. Meteor Soc., 635-638. (PDF)
  44. Doswell, C.A. III, 2003: A Guide to F-Scale Damage Assessment. U.S. Dept. of Commerce, NOAA/NWS, 94 pp. (PDF)
  45. Edwards, R., R.L. Thompson, K.C. Crosbie, J.A. Hart, and C.A. Doswell III, 2004: Proposals for modernizing the definitions of tornado and severe thunderstorm outbreaks. Preprints, 22nd Conf. on Severe Local Storms, Hyannis, MA, Amer. Meteor. Soc., CD-ROM available from AMS. (PDF)
  46. Ramsay, H., and C.A. Doswell III, 2004: Exploring hodograph-based techniques to estimate the velocity of right-moving supercells. Preprints, 22nd Conf. on Severe Local Storms, Hyannis, MA, Amer. Meteor. Soc., CD-ROM available from AMS. (PDF)
  47. Doswell, C.A. III, 2005: Storm systems. Chapter 27, Encyclopedia of Hydrological Sciences (M.G. Anderson, Ed.), John Wiley and Sons, DOI: 10.1002/0470848944.hsa029. (PDF)
  48. Nascimento, E. de L., and C. A. Doswell III, 2005: The need for improved documentation of severe thunderstorms and tornadoes in South America. Preprints, Symposium on Severe Local Storms, Atlanta, GA, Amer. Meteor. Soc., CD-ROM available from AMS. (PDF)
  49. What Are You Really Here For, Anyway? A primer on how to be an undergraduate student in physical science or engineering. (PDF)
  50. Didn't We Tell You The Rules Have Changed? A primer on how to be an graduate student in physical science or engineering. (PDF)
  51. Doswell, C.A. III, H.E. Brooks, and N. Dotzek: 2007: On the implementation of the enhanced Fujita scale in the USA. Extended abstracts, 4th European Conf. on Severe Storms, Trieste, Italy. (PDF)
  52. Doswell, C.A. III, D.B. Weber, A.M. Loftus, B.C. Baranowski, and Z.M. DuFran, 2007: Preliminary results: Environmental controls on updraft regeneration frequency in numerically-simulated, isolated multicellular convection. Extended abstracts, 4th European Conf. on Severe Storms, Trieste, Italy. (PDF)
  53. Caracena, F., R.L. Holle, and C.A. Doswell III, 1989: Microbursts: A Handbook for Visual Identification. U.S. Dept. of Commerce, NOAA, National Severe Storms Laboratory, 35 pp. (out of print). (HTML)
  54. Doswell, C.A. III, 2011: On the role of deep columnar convective vortices within the atmosphere. (HTML)

Selected papers by other authors

  1. Charba, J.P., and Y. Sasaki, 1968: On the low-level inflow into thunderstorms: A case study. Univ. of Oklahoma, Dept. of Meteorology report ARL-1653-3 (September 1968), 11 pp. (PDF)
  2. Davies-Jones, R., 1985: Comments on 'A kinematic analysis of frontogenesis associated with a nondivergent vortex'. J. Atmos. Sci., 42, 2073-2075. (PDF)
  3. Blanchard, D.O., 1991: Reply to comments on 'Mesoscale convective patterns of the Southern High Plains." Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 72, 391-392. (PDF)
  4. Brooks, H. E., 1992: Operational implications of the sensitivity of modelled thunderstorms to thermal perturbations. Preprints, 4th Workshop on Operational Meteorology, Whistler, B. C., Atmos. Environ. Service/ Canadian Meteor. and Oceanogr. Soc., 398-407. (PDF)
  5. Wurman, J., C. Alexander, P. Robinson, and Y. Richardson, 2008: Reply to comments on 'Low-level winds in tornadoes and potential catastrophic tornado impacts in urban areas'. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 89, 90-94. (PDF)
  6. Schultz, D.M. et al., 2008: Reply to comments on 'The mysteries of mammatus clouds: Observations and formation mechanisms'. J. Atmos. Sci., 65, 1095-1097. (PDF)
  7. Browning, K.A., 1962: Cellular structure of convective storms. Meteor. Mag., 91, 341-350. (PDF - This is the first time the word supercell appears in the literature!)
  8. Means, L.L., 1944: The nocturnal maximum occurrence of thunderstorms in the midwestern states. Misc. Reports No. 16, Dept. of Meteorology, Univ. of Chicago, 38 pp. (PDF)