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

Yelena Pichugina

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  • Wilczak, JM; Stoelinga, M; Berg, LK; Sharp, J; Draxl, C; McCaffrey, K; Banta, RM; Bianco, L; Djalalova, I; Lundquist, JK; Muradyan, P; Choukulkar, A; Leo, L; Bonin, T; Pichugina, Y; Eckman, R; Long, CN; Lantz, K; Worsnop, RP; Bickford, J; Bodini, N; Chand, D; Clifton, A; Cline, J; Cook, DR; Fernando, HJS; Friedrich, K; Krishnamurthy, R; Marquis, M; McCaa, J; Olson, JB; Otarola-Bustos, S; Scott, G; Shaw, WJ; Wharton, S; White, AB (2019), The Second Wind Forecast Improvement Project (WFIP2): Observational Field Campaign. Version: 1 BULLETIN OF THE AMERICAN METEOROLOGICAL SOCIETY 100 (9) 1701-1723, issn: 0003-0007, doi: 10.1175/BAMS-D-18-0035.1
  • Pichugina, YL; Banta, RM; Bonin, T; Brewer, WA; Choukulkar, A; McCarty, BJ; Baidar, S; Draxl, C; Fernando, HJS; Kenyon, J; Krishnamurthy, R; Marquis, M; Olson, J; Sharp, J; Stoelinga, M (2019), Spatial Variability of Winds and HRRR-NCEP Model Error Statistics at Three Doppler-Lidar Sites in the Wind-Energy Generation Region of the Columbia River Basin. Version: 1 JOURNAL OF APPLIED METEOROLOGY AND CLIMATOLOGY 58 (8) 1633-1656, issn: 1558-8424, doi: 10.1175/JAMC-D-18-0244.1
  • Banta, R.M., Y.L. Pichugina, W.A. Brewer, A. Choukulkar, K.O. Lantz, J.B. Olson, J. Kenyon, H.J.S. Fernando, R. Krishnamurthy, M.J. Stoelinga, J Sharp, L.S. Darby, D.D. Turner, S. Baidar, and S.P. Sandberg (2019), Characterizing NWP Model Errors Using Doppler-Lidar Measurements of Recurrent Regional Diurnal Flows: Marine Air Intrusions into the Columbia-River Basin. Monthly Weather Review Version: 1, doi: https://doi.org/10.1175/MWR-D-19-0188.1
  • Banta, RM, YL Pichugina, WA Brewer, EP James, JB Olson, SG Benjamin, JR Carley, L Bianco, IV Djalalova, JM Wilczak, RM Hardesty, J Cline and MC Marquis (2018), Evaluating and improving NWP forecast models for the fututre: How the Needs of Offshore Wind Energy Can Point the Way. Bull. Amer. Meteorol. Soc. Version: 1 99 (6) 1155-1176, issn: 0003-0007, ids: GL6FH, doi: 10.1175/BAMS-D-16-0310.1
  • Pichugina, YL, RM Banta, JB Olson, JR Carley, MC Marquis, WA Brewer, JM Wilczak, I Djalalova, L Bianco, EP James, SG Benjamin and J Cline (2017), Assessment of NWP Forecast Models in Simulating Offshore Winds through the Lower Boundary Layer by Measurements from a Ship-Based Scanning Doppler Lidar. Mon. Weather Rev. Version: 1 145 (10) 4277-4301, issn: 0027-0644, ids: FJ6VM, doi: 10.1175/MWR-D-16-0442.1
  • Pichugina, YL, WA Brewer, RM Banta, A Choukulkar, CTM Clack, MC Marquis, BJ McCarty, AM Weickmann, SP Sandberg, RD Marchbanks and RM Hardesty (2017), Properties of the offshore low level jet and rotor layer wind shear as measured by scanning Doppler Lidar. Wind Energy Version: 1 20 (6) 987-1002, issn: 1095-4244, ids: EU2LM, doi: 10.1002/we.2075
  • Bonin, TA, A Choukulkar, WA Brewer, SP Sandberg, AM Weickmann, YL Pichugina, RM Banta, SP Oncley and DE Wolfe (2017), Evaluation of turbulence measurement techniques from a single Doppler lidar. Atmos. Meas. Tech. Version: 1 10 (8) 3021-3039, issn: 1867-1381, ids: FE5CK, doi: 10.5194/amt-10-3021-2017
  • Choukulkar, A, Y Pichugina, CTM Clack, R Calhoun, R Banta, A Brewer and M Hardesty (2016), A new formulation for rotor equivalent wind speed for wind resource assessment and wind power forecasting. Wind Energy Version: 1 19 (8) 1439-1452, issn: 1095-4244, ids: DR5YA, doi: 10.1002/we.1929
  • Aitken, ML, RM Banta, YL Pichugina and JK Lundquist (2014), Quantifying Wind Turbine Wake Characteristics from Scanning Remote Sensor Data. J. Atmos. Ocean. Technol. Version: 1 31 (4) 765-787, issn: 0739-0572, ids: AE6XX, doi: 10.1175/JTECH-D-13-00104.1
  • Banta, RM, YL Pichugina, ND Kelley, RM Hardesty and WA Brewer (2013), WIND ENERGY METEOROLOGY: Insight into Wind Properties in the Turbine-Rotor Layer of the Atmosphere from High-Resolution Doppler Lidar. Bull. Amer. Meteorol. Soc. Version: 1 94 (6) 883-902, issn: 0003-0007, ids: 175TK, doi: 10.1175/BAMS-D-11-00057.1
  • Smalikho, IN, VA Banakh, YL Pichugina, WA Brewer, RM Banta, JK Lundquist and ND Kelley (2013), Lidar Investigation of Atmosphere Effect on a Wind Turbine Wake. J. Atmos. Ocean. Technol. Version: 1 30 (11) 2554-2570, issn: 0739-0572, ids: 251SQ, doi: 10.1175/JTECH-D-12-00108.1
  • Pichugina, YL, RM Banta, WA Brewer, SP Sandberg and RM Hardesty (2012), Doppler Lidar-Based Wind-Profile Measurement System for Offshore Wind-Energy and Other Marine Boundary Layer Applications. J. Appl. Meteorol. Climatol. Version: 1 51 (2) 327-349, issn: 1558-8424, ids: 889JQ, doi: 10.1175/JAMC-D-11-040.1
  • Sun, JL, L Mahrt, RM Banta and YL Pichugina (2012), Turbulence Regimes and Turbulence Intermittency in the Stable Boundary Layer during CASES-99. J. Atmos. Sci. Version: 1 69 (1) 338-351, issn: 0022-4928, ids: 876TF, doi: 10.1175/JAS-D-11-082.1
  • Pichugina, YL and RM Banta (2010), Stable Boundary Layer Depth from High-Resolution Measurements of the Mean Wind Profile. J. Appl. Meteorol. Climatol. Version: 1 49 (1) 20-35, issn: 1558-8424, ids: 555UN, doi: 10.1175/2009JAMC2168.1
  • Pichugina, YL, RM Banta, ND Kelley, BJ Jonkman, SC Tucker, RK Newsom and WA Brewer (2008), Horizontal-velocity and variance measurements in the stable boundary layer using Doppler lidar: Sensitivity to averaging procedures. J. Atmos. Ocean. Technol. Version: 1 7th International Symposium on Tropospheric Profiling 25 (8) 1307-1327, Boulder, CO, JUN, 2006, issn: 0739-0572, ids: 347PO, doi: 10.1175/2008JTECHA988.1
  • Banta, RM, L Mahrt, D Vickers, J Sun, BB Balsley, YL Pichugina and EL Williams (2007), The very stable boundary layer on nights with weak low-level jets. J. Atmos. Sci. Version: 1 64 (9) 3068-3090, issn: 0022-4928, ids: 210KL, doi: 10.1175/JAS4002.1
  • Banta, RM, YL Pichugina and WA Brewer (2006), Turbulent velocity-variance profiles in the stable boundary layer generated by a nocturnal low-level jet. J. Atmos. Sci. Version: 1 63 (11) 2700-2719, issn: 0022-4928, ids: 111HT, doi: 10.1175/JAS3776.1
  • Banta, RM, YL Pichugina and RK Newsom (2003), Relationship between low-level jet properties and turbulence kinetic energy in the nocturnal stable boundary layer. J. Atmos. Sci. Version: 1 60 (20) 2549-2555, issn: 0022-4928, ids: 727NK, doi: 10.1175/1520-0469(2003)060<2549:RBLJPA>2.0.CO;2
  • Banta, RM, RK Newsom, JK Lundquist, YL Pichugina, RL Coulter and L Mahrt (2002), Nocturnal low-level jet characteristics over Kansas during CASES-99. Bound.-Layer Meteorol. Version: 1 105 (2) 221-252, issn: Jun-14, ids: 588UF, doi: 10.1023/A:1019992330866