David Stensrud

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Department Head, Meteorology and Atmospheric Science

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Research interests include ensemble data assimilation, ensemble numerical prediction of precipitation, using weather radar to diagnose atmospheric boundary layer structures, and creating the Pennsylvania Environmental Monitoring Network to provide weather and soil moisture information to researchers and decision-makers.  

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Recent Publications

Environmental conditions associated with horizontal convective rolls, cellular convection, and no organized circulations

SANTELLANES, SEAN. R., YOUNG, GEORGE. S., STENSRUD, DAVID. J., KUMJIAN, MATTHEW. R. & PAN, YING., May 2021, In: Monthly Weather Review. 149, 5, p. 1305-1316 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Benefits of the Advanced Baseline Imager (ABI) for ensemble-based analysis and prediction of severe thunderstorms

Zhang, Y., Stensrud, D. J. & Clothiaux, E. E., Feb 2021, In: Monthly Weather Review. 149, 2, p. 313-332 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Correlation Structures between Satellite All-Sky Infrared Brightness Temperatures and the Atmospheric State at Storm Scales

Zhang, Y., Clothiaux, E. E. & Stensrud, D. J., 2021, (Accepted/In press) In: Advances in Atmospheric Sciences.

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A 10-year warm-season climatology of horizontal convective rolls and cellular convection in Central Oklahoma

Banghoff, J. R., Sorber, J. D., Stensrud, D. J., Young, G. S. & Kumjian, M. R., Jan 1 2020, In: Monthly Weather Review. 148, 1, p. 21-42 22 p.

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Systematic evaluation of the impact of assimilating a network of ground-based remote sensing profilers for forecasts of nocturnal convection initiation during PECAN

Degelia, S. K., Wang, X., Stensrud, D. J. & Turner, D. D., Dec 2020, In: Monthly Weather Review. 148, 12, p. 4703-4728 26 p.

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Tailored ensemble prediction systems: Application of seamless scale bred vectors

Hermoso, A., Homar, V., Greybush, S. J. & Stensrud, D. J., 2020, In: Journal of the Meteorological Society of Japan. 98, 5, p. 1029-1050 22 p.

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The Orinoco Low-Level Jet: An Investigation of Its Mechanisms of Formation Using the WRF Model

Jiménez-Sánchez, G., Markowski, P. M., Young, G. S. & Stensrud, D. J., Jul 16 2020, In: Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres. 125, 13, e2020JD032810.

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Processes associated with convection initiation in the North American Mesoscale Forecast System, version 3 (NAMv3)

Colbert, M., Stensrud, D. J., Markowski, P. M. & Richardson, Y. P., Jun 1 2019, In: Weather and Forecasting. 34, 3, p. 683-700 18 p.

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An evaluation of the impact of assimilating aeri retrievals, kinematic profilers, rawinsondes, and surface observations on a forecast of a nocturnal convection initiation event during the PecaN field campaign

Degelia, S. K., Wang, X. & Stensrud, D. J., 2019, In: Monthly Weather Review. 147, 8, p. 2739-2764 26 p.

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The Orinoco Low-Level Jet: An Investigation of Its Characteristics and Evolution Using the WRF Model

Jiménez-Sánchez, G., Markowski, P. M., Jewtoukoff, V., Young, G. S. & Stensrud, D. J., Oct 27 2019, In: Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres. 124, 20, p. 10696-10711 16 p.

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