JOHN MONTEVERDI -- PUBLICATIONS

 

1.  Refereed Publications

 

Monteverdi, J. P., C. Doswell III, and G.S. Lipari, 2003:  Shear parameter thresholds for forecasting tornadic thunderstorms in northern and central California. Wea. Forecasting, 18, 357-370.

 

Hanstrum, B. N., Mills, G.A., Watson, A., Monteverdi, J.P., and Doswell, C.A.III, 2002:  The cool season tornadoes of California and Australia.  Wea. Forecasting, 17, 705-722.

 

Monteverdi, J.P., W. Blier, G. Stumpf, W. Pi and K. Anderson, 2001:  First WSR-88D documentation of an anticyclonic supercell with anticyclonic tornadoes:  the Sunnyvale/Los Altos, California tornadoes of 4 May 1998. Mon. Wea. Rev., 129, 2805-2814.

 

Monteverdi, J.P. and J. Null, 1998: A balanced view of the impact of the 1997/98 El Nio on California precipitation.  Weather, 53, No. 9, 310-313.

 

Monteverdi, J.P. and J. Null, 1998:  The Impact of the 1997-98 El Nio on Precipitation in the West. Natural Hazards Observer. Volume XXII, Number 3--January 1998.

 

Monteverdi, J.P. and S. Johnson, 1996: A supercell thunderstorm with hook echo in the San Joaquin Valley, California. Wea. Forecasting, 11, 246-261.

 

Berg, N., M. Heggli, and J. Monteverdi, 1995: The influence of meteorology on rime and snow chemistry at a mountaintop site in northern California. Water Air Soil Poll., 81, 25-36.

 

Monteverdi, J.P. and J. Quadros, 1994:  Convective and rotational parameters associated with three tornado episodes in northern and central California.WEA. FORECASTING., 9, 165-178.

 

Braun, S.A. and J.P. Monteverdi, 1991:  An investigation of a mesocyclone-induced tornado occurrence in northern California.  WEA. FORECASTING, 6, 13-31.

 

Monteverdi, J.P., Braun, S.A., and T.C. Trimble, 1988:  Funnel clouds in the San Joaquin Valley, California.  MON. WEA. REV. 116, 782-789.

 

Byrne, R., Granger, O., and J.P. Monteverdi, 1983:  Recent rainfall trends on the margins of the subtropical deserts:  a comparison of selected Northern Hemisphere regions.  QUART.RES, 3, 1-12.

 

Monteverdi, J.P., 1976:  The single air mass disturbance and precipitation characteristics at San Francisco, MON. WEA. REV. 104, 1289-1296.

 

Monteverdi, J.P., and B.L. Wood, 1973:  The December 1972 freeze and its effects on the eucalyptus forest of the Oakland-Berkeley Hills.WEATHERWISE. 26, 160-167.

 

Monteverdi, J.P., 1973:  The Santa Ana weather type and extreme fire hazard in the Oakland-Berkeley Hills.WEATHERWISE. 26, 118-121.

 

2.  Refereed Technical Memoranda and Invited Conference Publications

 

Monteverdi, J.P., and J. Null, 1997:  El Nio and California Precipitation.  National Weather Service Technical Attachment 97-31.

 

Monteverdi, J.P., 1996:  Flood-producing storm types in California.  Invited Paper in Preprints.  Symposium on the California Floods of  the Winter of 1994-1995. Sierra College, Rocklin, CA.

 

Monteverdi, J.P. and J. Quadros, 1993:  Convective and rotational parameters associated with three tornado outbreaks in northern and central California. National Weather Service Western Region Tech. Mem., NWS-222.

 

Monteverdi, J.P., 1993:  A case study of the operational usefulness of the SHARP Workstation in forecasting a "cold-sector" mesocyclone-induced tornado event in northern California.   National Weather Service Western Region Tech. Mem., NWS-219.

 

Monteverdi, J.P. and S.A.Braun, 1988:  An investigation of the 24 September 1986 "cold sector" tornado outbreak in northern California.  National Weather Service Western Region Tech. Mem., NWS-203, 52 pp.

 

Monteverdi, J.P., 1986:  Translation of German weather service documents for D-Day.  Proceedings of the Conference on the Role of Meteorology in the D-Day Invasion.  American Meteorological Society, Boston.

 

Monteverdi, J.P., 1984:  Comparisons among three record-rain producing storms in north-central California.  Excerpted in "Summary of the LANDSLIDES AND FLOODING CONFERENCE, Stanford University, August 1982".  National Academy of Sciences, Washington, D.C.

 

Monteverdi, J.P., 1980:  The effects of the physical environment on climate.  JOUR. WATER AIR SOIL POLL., 12, 23-27.

 

3.  Papers Presented at Conferences and Symposia

 

Blier, W., Monteverdi, J. and J. Null, 2005: The Historic San Francisco Flood of 25 February 2004. Amer Met Soc National Meeting, January 2005.

 

Frieberg, E. and J. Monteverdi, 2005: Relationship of Warm Season Cycles in Onshore Pressure Differences to Temperatures in North-central California. Amer Met Soc National Meeting, January 2005.

 

Gose, E., Frieberg, E., Meherin, C., and J. Monteverdi, 2005: Production of Television Forecasts for San Francisco State University Campus Television and the World Wide Web. Amer Met Soc National Meeting, January 2005.

 

Landolt, Scott D., Porter, Daniel L. and John P. Monteverdi, 2004: An Analysis of the June 23rd, 2002, Brown County, South Dakota Tornadic Cyclical Supercell. Preprints, P10.5, 22nd AMS Conference on Severe Local Storms, Hyannis, MA

 

 Schlaepfer, Theodore, B. and John P. Monteverdi, 2004: Radar Documentation of a Cyclic Tornadic Supercell in the San Joaquin Valley, California. Preprints, P7.5, 22nd AMS Conference on Severe Local Storms, Hyannis, MA.

 

Monteverdi, J.P., W. Blier, G. Stumpf, W. Pi and K. Anderson, 2000:  First WSR-88D documentation of an anticyclonic supercell with anticyclonic tornadoes:  the Sunnyvale/Los Altos, California tornadoes of 4 May 1998.  In Submission For Review, Mon. Wea. Rev.

 

Monteverdi, J. P., C. Doswell III, and G.S. Lipari, 2000:  Shear parameter thresholds for forecasting California tornadic thunderstorms. Preprints---20#th# AMS Conference on Severe Local Storms,.

 

Lipari, G.S., and J.P. Monteverdi, 2000: Convective and shear parameters associated with northern and central California tornadoes during the period 1990-94. 20th AMS Severe Local Storms Conf., Orlando, FL

 

Schlaepfer, T. and J.P. Monteverdi, 2000:A case study of a well-documented right-moving tornadic supercell in the San Joaquin Valley, California. 20th AMS Severe Local Storms Conf., Orlando, FL., this volume..

 

Monteverdi, J.P., Hanstrum, B., Doswell, C., Watson, Andrew and G. Lipari:  1998:  Cool Season Tornadoes in Austrailia:  Comparison with California cases.  Presented at the 1998 Severe Storms Conference, American Meteorological Society, Sept. 14, 1998.

 

Monteverdi, J.P., 1993:  Convective and rotational parameters associated with two mesocylone-induced tornado outbreaks in north-central California.  Presented at the 1993 Severe Local Storms Conference, St. Louis, October 4.

 

Monteverdi, J.P. and J. Quadros, 1993:  Convective and rotational parameters associated with three tornado episodes in northern and central California.  Presented at 1993 PACLIM Conference, Asilomar, April.

 

Monteverdi, J.P. and E. Seibel, 1984:  A documentation of oceanographic and meteorological anomalies on the West Coast during the El Nino event of 1982-83.  SYMPOSIUM ON THE EL NINO EVENT OF 1982-1983.  American Association for the Advancement of Science, Annual Meeting, San Francisco State University, June 1984.

 

Monteverdi, J.P., 1983:  Synoptic controls of recent warm season precipitation increases in a rainfall-sensitive agricultural region of California.  SYMPOSIUM ON HUMAN-ATMOSPHERE INTERACTIONS IN THE SEMIARID REGIONS OF THE UNITED STATES. American Association for the Advancement of Science, Annual Meeting, Logan, Utah, June 1983.

 

Monteverdi, J.P., 1982:  Comparisons among three record-rain producing storms in north-central California.  CONFERENCE ON LANDSLIDING AND FLOODING, Stanford University, August 1982.

 

Monteverdi, J.P., 1980:  An overview of the significance, patterns and meteorological controls of the precipitation variability of the Central Valley of California.  American Association for the Advancement of Science, Annual Meeting, Davis, CA, June 1980.

 

Monteverdi, J.P., 1978:  A drought and an end to the drought.  Association of American Geographers, Annual Meeting, New Orleans, April 1978.

 

4.  Laboratory Manuals

 

Monteverdi, J.P. and J. Michaelsen, 1979:  A satellite photo atlas of selected weather patterns.  California Book Co., Ltd., Berkeley, CA, 95 pp.

 

Monteverdi, J.P., 1974:  Synoptic meteorology of California weather anomalies.  California Book Co., Ltd., Berkeley, CA, 415 pp.

 

Monteverdi, J.P., Vannucci, S. and L. Gummerson, 1970:  Descriptive meteorology of California weather anomalies.  California Book Co., Ltd., Berkeley, CA.  Two volumes:  Vol. 1, 75 pp; Vol. 2, 225 pp.