Publications by Jennifer Nakamura

1. Nakamura, J., Y. Kushnir U. Lall, P.A. Harr, and K. McCreery, 2021: Early Season Hurricane Risk Assessment: Climate-Conditioned HITS Simulation of North Atlantic Tropical Storm Tracks. J. Applied Meteorlogy and Climatology, 60: 559 - 575, doi: 10.1175/JAMC-D-20-0237.1. PDF
2. Seager, R. , H. Liu, Y. Kushnir, T.J. Osborn, I.R. Simpson, C.R. Kelley and J. Nakamura, 2020: Mechanisms of Winter Precipitation Variability in the European–Mediterranean Region Associated with the North Atlantic Oscillation. J. Climate, 33: 7179 - 7196, doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-20-0011.1. PDF
3. Seager, R., J. Nakamura and M. Ting, 2020: Prediction of seasonal meteorological drought onset and termination over the southern Great Plains in the North American Multimodel Ensemble. J. Hydromet., 21: 2237 - 2255, doi:10.1175/JHM-D-20-0023.1. PDF
4. Seager, R. , T.J. Osborn, Y. Kushnir, I.R. Simpson, H. Liu and J. Nakamura, 2019: Climate variability and change in Mediterranean-type climate regions. J. Climate: 2887 - 2915, doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-18-0472.1. PDF
5. Seager, R., J. Nakamura and M. Ting, 2019: Mechanisms of seasonal soil moisture drought onset and termination in the southern Great Plains. J. Hydrology, 20: 751 - 771, doi: 10.1175/JHM-D-18-0191.1. PDF
6. Seager, R , A.P. Williams, J. Nakamura and J. Axelson, 2018: Analysis and modeling of interannual timescale coupling between drought and bark beetles across the American West. Ecosystems: submitted.
7. Seager, R., J. Feldman, N. Lis, M. Ting, A.P. Williams, J. Nakamura, H. Liu and N. Henderson, 2018: Wither the 100th meridian? The once and future physical and human geography of America’s arid-humid divide. Part II: The meridian moves east. Earth Interactions, 22(5): 1, DOI: 10.1175/EI-D-17-0012.1. PDF
8. Seager, R., N. Lis, J. Feldman, M. Ting, A.P. Williams, J. Nakamura, H. Liu and N. Henderson, 2018: Wither the 100th meridian? The once and future physical and human geography of America’s arid-humid divide. Part I: The story so far. Earth Interactions, 22(5): 1, DOI: 10.1175/EI-D-17-0011.1. PDF
9. Nakamura, J. , S.J. Camargo, A.H. Sobel, N. Henderson, K.A. Emanuel, A. Kumar, T.E. LaRow, H. Murakami, M.J. Roberts, E. Scoccimarro, P. Luigi Vidale, H. Wang, M.F. Wehner and M. Zhao, 2017: Western North Pacific tropical cyclone model tracks in present and future climates. American Geophysical Union: doi:10.1002/2017JD027007, early online. PDF
10. Seager, R. , N. Henderson, M.A. Cane, H. Liu and J. Nakamura, 2017: Is There a Role for Human-Induced Climate Change in the Precipitation Decline that Drove the California Drought? J. Climate, 30: 10237-10258, DOI: 10.1175/JCLI-D-17-0192.1. PDF
11. Nakamura, J., U. Lall, Y. Kushnir and B. Rajagopalan, 2015: HITS: Hurricane Intensity and Track Simulator with North Atlantic Ocean Applications for Risk Assessment. J. Appl. Meteor. Cliamtol., 54: 1620-1636, DOI: 10.1175/JAMC-D-14-0141.1. PDF
12. Seager, R., A. Hooks, A.P. Williams, B.I. Cook, J. Nakamura and N. Henderson, 2015: Climatology, Variability, and Trends in U.S. Vapor Pressure Deficit, an Important Fire-Related Meteorological Quantity. J. Applied Meteorlogy and Climatology, 54: 1121-1141, DOI: 10.1175/JAMC-D-14-0321.1. PDF
13. Seager, R., M. Hoerling, S. Schubert, H. L. Wang, B. Lyon, A. Kumar, J. Nakamura and N. Henderson, 2015: Causes of the 2011-14 California Drought. Journal of Climate, 28(18): 6997-7024, DOI: 10.1175/JCLI-D-14-00860.1. PDF ABS
14. Ballard, T., R. Seager, J.E. Smerdon, B.I. Cook, A.J. Ray, B. Rajagopalan, Y. Kushnir, J. Nakamura and N. Henderson, 2014: Hydroclimate Variability and Change in the Prairie Pothole Region, the “Duck Factory” of North America. Earth Interactions, 18(No. 14): 1-28, DOI: 10.1175/EI-D-14-0004.1. PDF
15. Seager, R., L. Goddard, J. Nakamura, N. Henderson and D. Lee, 2014: Dynamical causes of the 2010/11 Texas-northern Mexico drought. J. Hydrometeorology, 15(1): doi: 10.1175/JHM-D-13-024.1. PDF
16. Nakamura, J., U. Lall, Y. Kushnir, A.W. Robertson and R. Seager, 2013: Dynamical Structure of Extreme Floods in the U.S. Midwest and the United Kingdom. J. Hydrometeor., 14: 485-504. PDF
17. Seager, R., M. Ting, C. Li, N. Naik(Henderson), B. Cook, J. Nakamura and H. Liu, 2013: Projections of declining surface-water availability for southwestern United States. Nature Climatic Change: doi:10.1038/nclimate1787. PDF
18. Ziv, B., Y. Kushnir, J. Nakamura, N. Naik(Henderson) and T. Harpaz, 2013: Coupled climate model simulations of Mediterranean winter cyclones and large-scale flow patterns. Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 13: 779-793, doi:10.5194/nhess-13-779-2013.
19. Seager, R., N. Pederson, Y. Kushnir and J. Nakamura, 2012: The 1960s Drought and the Subsequent Shift to a Wetter Climate in the Catskill Mountains Region of the New York City Watershed. J. Climate, 25: 6721-6742, DOI: 10.1175/JCLI-D-11-00518.1. PDF
20. Kushnir, Y., R. Seager, M. Ting, N. Naik(Henderson) and J. Nakamura, 2010: Mechanisms of Tropical Atlantic SST Influence on North American Precipitation Variability. Journal of Climate, 23: DOI: 10.1175/2010JCLI3172.1. PDF
21. Seager, R. , N. Naik(Henderson), W. Baethgen, A. Robertson, Y. Kushnir, J. Nakamura and S. Jurburg, 2010: Tropical oceanic causes of interannual to multidecadal precipitation variability across southeast South America over the past century. Journal of Climate, 23: DOI: 10.1175/2010JCLI3578.1. PDF
22. Seager, R., Y. Kushnir, J. Nakamura, M. Ting and N. Naik(Henderson), 2010: Northern hemisphere winter snow anomalies: ENSO, NAO and the winter of 2009/10. Geo. Res. Letters, 37(L14703): doi:10.1029/2010GL043830. PDF
23. Nakamura, J., U. Lall, Y. Kushnir and S. J. Camargo, 2009: Classifying North Atlantic Tropical Cyclone Tracks by Mass Moments. Journal of Climate, 22(20): 5481-5494. PDF ABS
24. Seager, R., A. Tzanova and J. Nakamura, 2009: Drought in the Southeastern United States: Causes, Variability over the Last Millennium, and the Potential for Future Hydroclimate Change. Journal of Climate, 22(19): 5021-5045. PDF ABS
25. Seager, R., M. Ting, M. Davis, M. Cane, N. Naik(Henderson), J. Nakamura, C. Li, E. Cook and D. W. Stahle, 2009: Mexican drought: an observational modeling and tree ring study of variability and climate change. Atmosfera, 22(1): 1-31. PDF ABS
26. Seager, R., M. F. Ting, I. Held, Y. Kushnir, J. Lu, G. Vecchi, H. P. Huang, N. Harnik, A. Leetmaa, N. C. Lau, C. H. Li, J. Velez(Nakamura) and N. Naik(Henderson), 2007: Model projections of an imminent transition to a more arid climate in southwestern North America. Science, 316(5828): 1181-1184. PDF ABS
27. Seager, R., N. Harnik, W. A. Robinson, Y. Kushnir, M.F. Ting, H. P. Huang and J. Velez(Nakamura), 2005: Mechanisms of ENSO-forcing of hemispherically symmetric precipitation variability. Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society, 131(608): 1501-1527. PDF ABS
28. Seager, R., Y. Kushnir, C. Herweijer, N. Naik(Henderson) and J. Velez(Nakamura), 2005: Modeling of tropical forcing of persistent droughts and pluvials over western North America: 1856-2000. Journal of Climate, 18(19): 4065-4088. PDF ABS
29. Seager, R., A. R. Karspeck, M. A. Cane, Y. Kushnir, A. Giannini, A. Kaplan, B. Kerman and J. Velez(Nakamura), 2004: Predicting Pacific decadal variability. In: C. Wang, S.P. Xie and J.A. Carton (Editors), Earth Climate: The ocean-atmosphere interaction, American Geophysical Union, Washington DC, pp. 105-120. PDF
30. Seager, R., N. Harnik, Y. Kushnir, W. Robinson and J. Miller(Nakamura), 2003: Mechanisms of hemispherically symmetric climate variability. Journal of Climate, 16(18): 2960-2978. PDF ABS
31. Seager, R., R. Murtugudde, N. H. Naik(Henderson), A. Clement, N. Gordon and J. Miller(Nakamura), 2003: Air-sea interaction and the seasonal cycle of the subtropical anticyclones. Journal of Climate, 16(12): 1948-1966. PDF ABS
32. Kushnir, Y., R. Seager, J. Miller(Nakamura) and J. C. H. Chiang, 2002: A simple coupled model of tropical Atlantic decadal climate variability. Geophysical Research Letters, 29(23): 2133. PDF ABS
33. Seager, R., Y. Kushnir, N. H. Naik(Henderson), M. A. Cane and J. Miller(Nakamura), 2001: Wind-driven shifts in the latitude of the Kuroshio-Oyashio Extension and generation of SST anomalies on decadal timescales. Journal of Climate, 14(22): 4249-4265. PDF ABS
34. Seager, R., Y. Kushnir, P. Chang, N. H. Naik(Henderson), J. Miller(Nakamura) and W. Hazeleger, 2001: Looking for the role of the ocean in tropical Atlantic decadal climate variability. Journal of Climate, 14(5): 638-655. LINK PDF ABS
35. Seager, R., Y. Kushnir, M. Visbeck, N. H. Naik(Henderson), J. Miller(Nakamura), G. Krahmann and H. Cullen, 2000: Causes of Atlantic Ocean climate variability between 1958 and 1998. Journal of Climate, 13(16): 2845-2862. LINK PDF ABS

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