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Sea Breeze Bibliography


Shown below is an extensive list of references for sea breezes and related phenomena.

Angell, J.K. and D.H. Pack, 1965: Study of the sea breeze at Atlantic City N.J. using tetroons as Langrangian tracers. Monthly Weather Review, 93, 475-493.

Anthes, R.A., 1978: The height of the planetary boundary layer and the production of circulation in a sea breeze model. J. Atmos. Sci., 35, 1231-1239.

Arritt, R.W., 1989: Numerical modeling of the offshore extent of sea breezes. QJRMS, 115, 547-570.

Arritt, R.W., 1993: Effects of the large-scale flow on characteristic features of the sea breeze. J. Appl. Meteor., 32, 116-125.

Atkins, N.T., and R.M. Wakimoto, 1997: Influence of the synoptic flow on sea breeze observed during CaPE. Monthly Weather Review, 125, 2112-2130.

Atkins, N.T., R.M. Wakimoto and T.M. Weckwerth, 1995: Observations of the sea-breeze front during CaPE. Part II: Dual-Doppler and aircraft analysis. Monthly Weather Review, 123, 944-969.

Atkinson, B.W., 1981: Meso-scale Atmospheric Circulations. Academic Press, New York, 495 pp. [Chapter 5: Sea/Land Breeze Circulations, pp. 125-214; good int’l reference list]

Atlas, D., 1960: Radar detection of the sea breeze. J. Meteor., 17, 244-258.

Banta, R.M., L.D. Oliver and D.H. Levinson, 1993: Evolution of the Monterey Bay sea-breeze layer as observed by pulsed Doppler lidar. J. Atmos. Sci., 50, 3959-3982.

Bastin, S., P. Drobinski, V. Guenard, J-L. Caccea, B. Campistron, A.M. Dabas, P. Delville, O. Reitebuch, and C. Werner, 2006: On the interaction between sea breeze and summer Mistral at the exit of the Rhone Valley. Monthly Weather Review, 134, 6, 1647-1668.

Bauman, W.H. III, M.L. Kaplan, and S. Businger, 1997: Nowcasting convective activity for space shuttle landings during easterly flow regimes. Weather and Forecasting, 12, 1, 78-107.

Bechtold, P., J-P Pinty, P. Mascart, 1991: A numerical investigation of the influence of large-scale winds on sea-breeze and inland-breeze-type circulations. J. Appl. Meteor., 30, 1268-1279.

Biggs, W.G., and M.E. Graves, 1962: A lake breeze index. J. Appl. Meteor., 1, 474-480.

Blanchard, D.O., and R.E. Lopez, 1985: Spacial patterns of convection in South Florida. Monthly Weather Review, 113, 8, 1282-1299.

Bornstein, R.D. and W.T. Thompson, 1981: Effects of frictionally retarded sea breeze and synoptic frontal passages on sulfur dioxide concentration in New York City. J. Appl. Meteor., 20, 843-858.

Byers, H.R. and H.R. Rodebush, 1948: Causes of thunderstorms of the Florida peninsula. J. Meteor., 5, 275-280.

Case, J.L., M.M. Wheeler, J. Manobianco, J.W. Weems, and W.P. Roeder, 2005: A 7-year climatological study of land breezes over the Florida spaceport. J. Applied Meteor., 44, 3, 340-356.

Clancy, R.M., J.D. Thompson, J.D. Lee and H.E. Hurlburt, 1979: A model of mesoscale air-sea interaction in a sea breeze-coastal upwelling regime. Monthly Weather Review, 107, 1476-1505.

Clarke, R.H., 1984: Colliding sea-breezes and the creation of internal atmospheric bore waves: Two-dimensional numerical studies. Aust. Meteor. Mag., 32, 207-226.

Colby, F.P., Jr., 2004: Simulation of the New England sea breeze: The effect of grid spacing. Weather and Forecasting, 19, 2, 277-285.

Craig, R.A., I. Katz and P.J. Harney, 1945: Sea-breeze cross-sections from psychometric measurements. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 26, 405-410.

Dailey, P.S., and Fovell, R.G., 1999: Numerical simulation of the interaction between the sea-breeze front and horizontal convective rolls. Part I: Offshore ambient flow. Monthly Weather Review, 127, 858-878.

Day, S., 1953: Horizontal convergence and the occurrence of summer precipitation at Miami, Florida. Monthly Weather Review, 81, 155-161.

Drake, V.A., 1982: Insects in the sea-breeze front at Canberra: A radar study. Weather, 37, 134-143.

Eastwood, E., and G.C. Rider, 1961: A radar observation of a sea-breeze front. Nature, 189, 978-980.

Estoque, M.A., 1962: The sea breeze as a function of the prevailing synoptic situation. J. Atmos. Sci., 19, 244-250.

Estoque, M.A., J. Gross and H.W. Lai, 1976: A lake breeze over southern Lake Ontario. Monthly Weather Review, 104, 386-396.

Fisher, E.L., 1960: An observational study of the sea breeze. J. Meteor., 17, 645-660.

Fisher, E.L., 1961: A theoretical study of the sea breeze. J. Meteor., 18, 216-233.

Fovell, R.G., 2005: Convective initiation ahead of the sea-breeze front. Monthly Weather Review, 133, 264-278.

Fovell, R.G., and P.S. Dailey, 2001: Numerical simulation of the interaction between the sea-breeze front and horizontal convective rolls. Part II: Alongshore ambient flow. Monthly Weather Review, 129, 2057-2072.

Frizolla, J.A., and E.L. Fisher, 1963: A series of sea breeze observations in the New York City area. J. Appl. Meteor., 2, 722-739.

Frysinger, J.R., B.L. Lindner, and S.L. Brueske, 2003: A statistical sea-breeze prediction algorithm for Charleston, South Carolina. Weather and Forecasting, 18, 4, 614-625.

Fuelberg, H.E., and D.G. Biggar, 1994: The preconvective environment of summer thunderstorms over the Florida panhandle. Weather and Forecasting, 9, 316-326.

Gentry, R.C., and P.L. Moore, 1954: Relation of local and general wind interactions near the sea coast to time and location of air mass showers. J. Meteor., 11, 507-511.

Haurwitz, B., 1947: Comments on the sea breeze circulation. J. Meteor., 4, 1-8.

Hsu, S-A., 1970: Coastal air-circulation system: Observations and empirical model. Monthly Weather Review, 98, 487-509.

Johnson, A. Jr. and J.J. O’Brien, 1973: A study of an Oregon sea breeze event. J. Appl. Meteor., 12, 1267-1283.

Kauper, E.K., 1960: The zone of discontinuity between the land and sea breezes and its importance to Southern California air pollution. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 41, 410-422.

Keen, C.S. and W.A. Lyons, 1978: Lake/land breeze circulations on the west shore of Lake Michigan. J. Appl. Meteor., 17, 1843-1855.

Kessinger, J., and C.K. Mueller, 1991: Background studies on nowcasting Florida thunderstorm activity in preparation for the CaPOW forecast experiment. Preprints, 25th Conf. on Radar Meteorology (Paris, France), American Meteorological Society, 416-419.

Kimble, G.H.T. and collaborators, 1946: Tropical land and sea breezes. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 27, 99-113.

Kingsmill, D.E., 1995: Convective initiation associated with a sea-breeze front, a gust front, and their collision. Monthly Weather Review, 123, 2913-2933.

Koch, S.E., and C.A. Ray, 1997: Mesoanalysis of summertime convergence zones in central and eastern North Carolina. Weather and Forecasting, 12, 1, 56-77.

Kozo, T.L., 1982: An observational study of sea breezes along the Alaskan Beaufort Sea coast. Part I. J. Appl. Meteor., 21, 891-905.

Kraus, H., J.M. Hacker, and J. Hartman, 1960: An observational aircraft-based study of sea-breeze frontogensis. Boundary-Layer. Meteor., 53, 223-265.

Laird N.F.D., A.R. Kristovich, R.M. Rauber, H.T. Ochs III, and L.J. Miller, 1995: The Cape Canaveral sea and river breezes: Kinematic structure and convective initiation. Monthly Weather Review, 123, 2942-2956.

Leopold, L.B., 1949: The interaction of trade wind and sea breeze, Hawaii. J. Meteor., 6, 312-320.

Lericos, T.P., H.E. Fuelberg, A.J. Watson, and R.L. Holle, 2002: Warm season lightning distributions over the Florida peninsula as related to synoptic patterns. Weather and Forecasting, 17, 1, 83-98.

Lhermitte, J.S. and M. Gilet, 1975: Dual-doppler radar observation and study of sea-breeze convective storm development. J. Appl. Meteor., 14, 1346-1361.

Lopez, R.E., P.T. Gannon Sr, D.O. Blanchard, and C.C. Balch, 1984: Synoptic and regional circulation parameters associated with a degree of convective shower activity in south Florida. Monthly Weather Review, 112, 686-703.

Lyons, W.A., 1972: The climatology and prediction of the Chicago lake breeze. J. Appl. Meteor., 11, 1259-1270.

Mahrer, Y., and R.A. Pielke, 1977: The effects of topography on the sea and land breezes in a two-dimensional numerical model. Monthly Weather Review, 105, 1151-1162.

Mak, K-M, and J.E. Walsh, 1976: On the relative intensities of sea and land breezes. J. Atmos. Sci., 33, 242-251.

Martin, C.L., and R.A. Pielke, 1983: The adequacy of the hydrostatic assumption in sea breeze modeling over flat terrain. J. Atmos. Sci., 40, 1472-1481.

McPherson, R.D., 1970: A numerical study of the effect of a coastal irregularity on the sea breeze. J. Appl. Meteor., 9, 767-777.

Medlin, J.M. and P.J. Croft, 1998: A preliminary investigation and diagnosis of weak shear summertime convective initiation for extreme southwest Alabama. Weather and Forecasting, 13, 2, 717-728.

Melas, D., A. Lavagnini, and A-M. Semperviva, 2000: An investigation of the boundary layer dynamics of Sardinia Island under sea-breeze conditions. J. Applied Meteor., 39, 516-525.

Meyer, J.H., 1971: Radar observations of land breeze fronts. J. Appl. Meteor., 10, 1224-1232.

Miller, S.K. and B.D. Keim, 2003: Synoptic-scale controls on the sea breeze of the central New England coast. Weather and Forecasting, 18, 2, 236-248.

Moroz, W.J., 1967: A lake breeze on the eastern shore of Lake Michigan: Observation and model. J. Atmos. Sci., 24, 337-355.

Neumann, J., 1951: Land breezes and nocturnal thunderstorms. J. Meteor., 8, 60-67.

Neumann, J., 1973: Sea and land breezes in the classical Greek literature. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 54, 5-8.

Neumann, J., 1977: On the rotation of the direction of sea and land breezes. J. Atmos. Sci., 34, 1913-1917.

Neumann, J. and Y. Mahrer, 1971: A theoretical study of the land and sea breeze circulation. J. Atmos. Sci., 28, 532-542.

Newmann, J. and Y. Mahrer, 1974: A theoretical study of the sea and land breezes of circular islands. J. Atmos. Sci., 31, 2027-2039.

Neumann, J. and Y. Mahrer, 1975: A theoretical study of the lake and land breezes of circular lakes. Monthly Weather Review, 103, 474-485.

Nicholls, M.E., R.A. Pielke, and W.R. Cotton, 1991: A two-dimensional numerical investigation of the interaction between sea breezes and deep convection over the Florida peninsula. Monthly Weather Review, 119, 298-323.

Ohara, T., I. Uno, and S. Wakamatsu, 1989: Observed structure of a land breeze head in the Tokyo metropolitan area. J. Applied Meteor., 28, 693-704.

Pearson, R.A., 1973: Properties of the sea breeze front as shown by a numerical model. J. Atmos. Sci., 30, 1050-1060.

Physik, W., 1976: A numerical model of the sea-breeze phenomenon over a lake or gulf. J. Atmos. Sci., 33, 2107-2135.

Pielke, R.A., 1974: A three-dimensional numerical model of the sea-breeze over south Florida. Monthly Weather Review, 102, 115-139.

Pielke, R.A., 1974: A comparison of three-dimensional and two-dimensional predictions of sea breezes. J. Atmos. Sci., 31, 1577-1585.

Pielke, R.A., 1984: Mesoscale Meteorological Modeling. Academic Press, 612 pp.

Pierce, R.P., 1961: A simplified theory of the generation of sea breezes. QJRMS, 87, 20-29.

Rao, R.A., and H.E. Fuelberg, 2000: An investigation of convection behind the Cape Canaveral sea-breeze front. Monthly Weather Review, 128, 3436-3458.

Rao, P.A., H.E. Fuelberg, and K.K. Droegemeier, 1999: High-resolution modeling of the Cape Canaveral area land-water circulation and associate features. Monthly Weather Review, 127, 1808-1821.

Ray, P.S, ed., 1986: Mesoscale Meteorology and Forecasting. American Meteorological Society, Boston, 793 pp. [Chapter 22.4, Sea/Land Breeze, pp. 523-529]

Reible, D.D., J.E. Simpson, and P.F. Linden, 1993: The sea breeze and gravity-current frontogenesis. QJRMS, 119, 1-6.

Rotunno, R., 1983: On the linear theory of the land and sea breeze. J. Atmos. Sci., 40, 1999-2009.

Schmidt, F.H., 1947: An elementary theory of the land- and sea-breeze circulation. J. Meteor., 4, 9-15.

Sha, W., T. Kawamura and H. Ueda, 1991: A numerical study on sea-land breezes as a gravity current. Kelvin-Helmholtz billows and inland penetration of the sea-breeze front. J. Atmos. Sci., 48, 1649-1665.

Simpson, J.E., 1967: Aerial and radar observation of some sea breeze fronts. Weather, 22, 306-316.

Simpson, J.E., 1994: Sea Breeze and Local Winds. Cambridge Univ Press, 234 pp.

Simpson, J.E., 1996: Diurnal changes in sea-breeze direction. J. Applied Meteor., 35, 1166-1169.

Simpson, J.E., D.A. Mansfield, and J.R. Milford, 1971: Inland penetration of sea-breeze fronts. QJRMS, 103, 47-76.

Smith, J.R., H.E. Fuelberg, and A.J. Watson, 2005: Warm season lightning distributions over the northern Gulf of Mexico coast and their relation to synoptic-scale and mesoscale environments. Weather and Forecasting, 20, 4, 415-438.

Staley, D.O., 1957: The low-level sea breeze of north-west Washington. J. Meteor., 14, 458-470.

Wakimoto, R.M. and N.T. Atkins, 1994: Observations of the sea-breeze front during CaPE, Part I: Single-Doppler satellite, and cloud photogrammetry analysis. Monthly Weather Review, 122, 1092-1114.

Walsh, J.E., 1974: Sea breeze theory and applications. J. Atmos. Sci., 31, 2012-2026.

Wexler, R., 1946: Theory and observation of land and sea breezes. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 129, 999-1019.

Wilson, J.W., and D.L. Megenhardt, 1997: Thunderstorm initiation, organization, and lifetime associated with Florida boundary layer convergence lines. Monthly Weather Review, 125, 7, 1507-1525.

Yan, H., and R.A. Anthes, 1987: The effect of latitude on the sea breeze. Monthly Weather Review, 115, 936-956.

Young, G.S. and J.W. Winchester, 1980: Association of non-marine sulfate aerosol with sea breeze circulation in Tampa Bay. J. Appl. Meteor., 19, 419-425.

Zhang, Y., Y-L. Chen, T.A. Schroeder, and K. Kodama, 2005: Numerical simulations of sea-breeze circulations over Northwest Hawaii. Weather and Forecasting, 20, 6, 827-846.

Zhong, S., J.M. Leone, Jr., and E.S. Takle, 1991: Interaction of the sea breeze with a river breeze in an area of complex coastal heating. Boundary-Layer Meteor., 56, 101-139.

Zhong, S., and E.S. Takle, 1992: An observational study of sea- and land-breeze circulation in an area of complex heating. J. Atmos. Sci., 31, 1426-1438.

Zhong, S., and E.S. Takle, 1993: The effects of large-scale winds on sea-land-breeze circulations in an area of complex coastal heating. J. Appl. Meteor., 32, 1181-1195.

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