Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences at the University of Colorado Boulder

Maria Gehne

Research Interests

Weather and Climate Variability
Convectively Coupled Equatorial Waves
Stochastic Models
Scale Interactions

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  • Bengtsson L; Gerard L; Han J; Gehne M; Li W; Dias J. (Dec 2022). A Prognostic-Stochastic and Scale-Adaptive Cumulus Convection Closure for Improved Tropical Variability and Convective Gray-Zone Representation in NOAA's Unified Forecast System (UFS). Monthly Weather Review , 150(12), 3211-3227. 10.1175/MWR-D-22-0114.1
  • Gehne M; Wolding B; Dias J; Kiladis GN. (Sep 2022). Diagnostics of Tropical Variability for Numerical Weather Forecasts. Weather and Forecasting , 37(9), 1661-1680. 10.1175/WAF-D-21-0204.1
  • Knippertz P; Gehne M; Kiladis GN; Kikuchi K; Satheesh AR; Roundy PE; Yang G; Žagar N; Dias J; Fink AH. (Jul 2022). The intricacies of identifying equatorial waves. Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society. 10.1002/qj.4338
  • Wolding B; Powell SW; Ahmed F; Dias J; Gehne M; Kiladis G; Neelin JD. (Mar 2022). Tropical Thermodynamic-Convection Coupling in Observations and Reanalyses. Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences. 10.1175/jas-d-21-0256.1
  • Amaya DJ; Jacox MG; Dias J; Alexander MA; Karnauskas KB; Scott JD; Gehne M. (Jan 2022). Subseasonal‐to‐seasonal forecast skill in the California Current System and its connection to coastal Kelvin waves. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans. 10.1029/2021jc017892
  • Mayta VC; Kiladis GN; Dias J; Dias PLS; Gehne M. (Aug 2021). Convectively Coupled Kelvin Waves over Tropical South America. Journal of Climate , 34(16), 6531-6547. 10.1175/JCLI-D-20-0662.1
  • Heath A; Gonzalez AO; Gehne M; Jaramillo A. (Jun 2021). Interactions of Large-Scale Dynamics and Madden-Julian Oscillation Propagation in Multi-Model Simulations. Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres , 126(11). 10.1029/2020jd033988
  • Dias J; Tulich SN; Gehne M; Kiladis GN. (Jun 2021). Tropical origins of Weeks 2-4 forecasts errors during Northern Hemisphere cool season. Monthly Weather Review. 10.1175/mwr-d-21-0020.1
  • Hoffmann CG; Kiladis GN; Gehne M; von Savigny C. (May 2021). A Python Package to Calculate the OLR-Based Index of the Madden-Julian-Oscillation (OMI) in Climate Science and Weather Forecasting. Journal of Open Research Software , 9. 10.5334/jors.331
  • Bengtsson L; Dias J; Tulich S; Gehne M; Bao J-W. (Jan 2021). A Stochastic Parameterization of Organized Tropical Convection Using Cellular Automata for Global Forecasts in NOAA's Unified Forecast System. Journal of Advances in Modeling Earth Systems , 13(1). 10.1029/2020MS002260
  • Bengtsson, L; Dias, J; Gehne, M; Bechtold, P; Whitaker, J; Bao, JW; Magnusson, L; Michelson, S; Pegion, P; Tulich, S; Kiladis, GN. (Nov 2019). Convectively Coupled Equatorial Wave Simulations Using the ECMWF IFS and the NOAA GFS Cumulus Convection Schemes in the NOAA GFS Model. MONTHLY WEATHER REVIEW , 147(11). 10.1175/MWR-D-19-0195.1
  • Gehne, M; Hamill, TM; Bates, GT; Pegion, P; Kolczynski, W. (Apr 2019). Land Surface Parameter and State Perturbations in the Global Ensemble Forecast System. MONTHLY WEATHER REVIEW , 147(4). 10.1175/MWR-D-18-0057.1
  • Dias, J, M Gehne, GN Kiladis, N Sakaeda, P Bechtold and T Haiden. (Jun 2018). Equatorial Waves and the Skill of NCEP and ECMWF Numerical Weather Prediction Systems. MONTHLY WEATHER REVIEW , 146(6). 10.1175/MWR-D-17-0362.1
  • Dole, RM, JR Spackman, iman, W Otto, O Persson, XW Quan, I RangwalaM Newman, GP Compo, CA Smith, LM Hartten, JJ Barsugli, RS Webb, MP Hoerling, R Cifelli, K Wolter, CD Barnet, M Gehne, R Gelaro, GN Kiladis, S Abbott, E Akish, J Albers, JM Brown, CJ Cox, L Darby, G de Boer, B DeLuisi, J Dias, J Dunion, J Eischeid, C Fairall, A Gambacorta, BK Gorton, A Hoell, J Intrieri, D Jackson, PE Johnston, R Lataitis, KM Mahoney, K McCaffrey, HA McColl, MJ Mueller, D Murrrray, PJ Ne, AJ Ray, D Reynolds, ER Dellaripa, K Rosenlof, N Sakaeda, PD Sardeshmukh, LC Slivinski, L Smith, A Solomon, D Swales, S Tulich, A White, G Wick, MG Winterkorn, DE Wolfe and R Zamora. (May 2018). ADVANCING SCIENCE AND SERVICES DURING THE 2015/16 EL NINO The NOAA El Nino Rapid Response Field Campaign. BULLETIN OF THE AMERICAN METEOROLOGICAL SOCIETY , 99(5). 10.1175/BAMS-D-16-0219.1
  • Trenberth, KE, YX Zhang and M Gehne. (May 2017). Intermittency in Precipitation: Duration, Frequency, Intensity, and Amounts Using Hourly Data. JOURNAL OF HYDROMETEOROLOGY , 18(5). 10.1175/JHM-D-16-0263.1
  • Gehne, M, TM Hamill, GN Kiladis and KE Trenberth. (Nov 2016). Comparison of Global Precipitation Estimates across a Range of Temporal and Spatial Scales. JOURNAL OF CLIMATE , 29(21). 10.1175/JCLI-D-15-0618.1
  • Kiladis, GN, J Dias and M Gehne. (May 2016). The Relationship between Equatorial Mixed Rossby-Gravity and Eastward Inertio-Gravity Waves. Part I. JOURNAL OF THE ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES , 73(5). 10.1175/JAS-D-15-0230.1
  • Lu N; Qin J; Gao Y; Yang K; Trenberth KE; Gehne M; Zhu Y. (Jun 2015). Trends and variability in atmospheric precipitable water over the Tibetan Plateau for 2000-2010. International Journal of Climatology , 35(7), 1394-1404. 10.1002/joc.4064
  • Gehne M; Kleeman R; Trenberth KE. (Dec 2014). Irregularity and decadal variation in ENSO: a simplified model based on Principal Oscillation Patterns. Climate Dynamics , 43(12), 3327-3350. 10.1007/s00382-014-2108-6
  • Dias J; Silva Dias PL; Kiladis GN; Gehne M. (Sep 2013). Modulation of Shallow-Water Equatorial Waves due to a Varying Equivalent Height Background. Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences , 70(9), 2726-2750. 10.1175/JAS-D-13-04.1
  • Gehne M; Kleeman R. (Jul 2012). Spectral Analysis of Tropical Atmospheric Dynamical Variables Using a Linear Shallow-Water Modal Decomposition. Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences , 69(7), 2300-2316. 10.1175/JAS-D-10-05008.1