Howard P. Hanson 


Professor Emeritus
Department of Geosciences,
Charles E. Smith College of Science
Florida Atlantic University 
hph [at] hphanson.com

Experience:

Technical expertise in

Research management and administration, including:

American Meteorological Society Certified Consulting Meteorologist #569;

Technical and non-technical writing & editing (including popular fiction) and public speaking for all audiences
Graphic design and layout
High computer literacy on a variety of platforms


Employment History:

Florida Atlantic University (2005- )

Professor Emeritus, Charles E. Schmidt College of Science (2013- )

Professor of Geosciences (tenured), Department of Geosciences, Charles E. Schmidt College of Science (2005-2013)
Primary roles were mentoring junior faculty and advising chair on strategic planning and recruiting

Chief Scientist,Southeast National Marine Renewable Energy Center, College of Engineering and Computer Science (2009-2013)
Coordinated and led R&D with Executive Director's overall program oversight; ensured prudent research compliance; developed new programmatic initiatives

Associate Vice President for Research, Division of Research (2005-2009)
With VP for Research, oversaw & administered, advocated for, developed FAU research portfolio

University of California (1997-2005)

Los Alamos National Laboratory (operated at that time by UC for the US Department of Energy)
Technical Staff Member [DOE "Q" Clearance] (1997-2005); Authorized Derivative Classifier (2002-2005)

Laboratory Directed Research and Development, Science and Technology Base Programs Office (2002-2005)
Participated in day-to-day management and strategic direction for the Laboratory’s ~$100M per year discretionary research activities.

Atmospheric and Climate Sciences, Earth and Environmental Sciences Division (1997-2002)
Served as primary line manager (“Group Leader”) for a group of some 50 individuals (including ~24 PhD scientists); responsible for managing according to UC and DOE policies and procedures

University of Colorado (1981-1997)

Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences, a joint institute of CU-Boulder and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Environmental Research Laboratories, with about 350 employees and an annual budget around $30M [as of 1997]
Fellow (1986-1997); Executive Associate Director (1993-1997); Associate Director, Educational and Scientific Programs (1991-1993); Associate Director, Atmospheric and Climate Dynamics (1985-1991) Research Associate (1981-1991) and Senior Research Associate (1991-1997)
Technical PI or Co-PI on ~$2M of research contracts and grants; Administrative Co-PI/PD on ~$178M of institutional awards

National Research Council/National Academy of Sciences (1979-1981): Resident Research Associate , in residence at the NOAA Atlantic Oceanographic and Meteorological Laboratory

University of Miami (1972-1979): Graduate Research Assistant at the Rosenstiel School

University of Illinois (1968-1972): Student Assistant at the UIUC Library


Education:

Ph.D., 1979, Graduate Program in Meteorology and Physical Oceanography, Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science, University of Miami

B.S. (High Honors), 1972, Edmund J. James Scholar Program, Aerospace Engineering, College of Engineering, University of Illinois; elected to Sigma Tau, Sigma Gamma Tau, Tau Beta Pi (engineering honoraries)

Additional Training in:

Professional societies:

Chronological listing of selected

Professional Activities, Honors, and Awards

Service activities at Florida Atlantic University:

 

2012 - 2014: Technical Advisory Board, North Carolina Renewable Ocean Energy Program

2011 - 2015: Technical Advisory Board, Ocean Thermal Energy Corporation (Lancaster, PA).

2011 - 2013: Editorial Board Member, Ecology Domain, The ScientificWorld

2007 - 2011: Principal Editor, Environmental Management & Policy Domain, TheScientificWorld

2005 - 2010: Editorial Board & Topic Editor for Air Pollution & Air Quality; Climate Change, Encyclopedia of Earth

2004 -2011: Associate Editor, Environmental Science & Policy

2001 - 2011: Associate Editor, Environmental Management & Policy Domain; [2001 - 2011] Editorial Board Member, Atmospheric Systems Domain, TheScientificWorld

2001 - 2002: Focus Leader, Planetary Atmospheres & Oceans, Institute for Geophysics and Planetary Physics, Los Alamos National Laboratory

2000 - 2005: Founding President, Southwest Environmental Research and Education, Inc. (SERE), an educational non-profit

1998 - 2002: Steering Committee, Atmospheric Science Programs, DOE Office of Science

1998 - 2000: Steering Committee, Southwest Region, National Assessment Working Group, Subcommittee on Global Change Research, OSTP

1998 - 2015: Editorial Board Member, Environmental Science & Policy (Elsevier Sciences Ltd.)

1997 - 2016: Certified Consulting Meteorologist (CCM certificate no. 569), American Meteorological Society

1996 - 1999: Dissertation Committee for Mr. Afonso Paiva (Division of Meteorology and Physical Oceanography, Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences, University of Miami)

1996: External Reviewer for Atmospheric LIDAR Program of NOAA Environmental Technology Laboratory

1995 - 1997: Dissertation committee, Ms. Fiona Horsfall (Division of Meteorology and Physical Oceanography, Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences, University of Miami)

1995 - 1998: Dissertation committee, Mr. David Levinson (Department of Geography, University of Colorado at Boulder)

1995: Participant, AAAS Workshop on Benchmarks for Science Literacy

1995: Administrators’ Workshop on Conflict Resolution, University of Colorado

1995: Administrators’ Workshop on Sexual Harrassment Prevention, University of Colorado

1995: Participant, 1995 Conference on Colorado Environmental Education, sponsored by the Colorado Alliance on Environmental Education

1995: FIRE-III Proposal Prioritization Panel, National Aeronautics and Space Administration

1994 - 1997 Advisory Committee, University Knowledge Access Network (UKAN) Project, University of Colorado

1994 - 1997: Director, CIRES Graduate Research Fellowship Program

1994: Re-elected Fellow of CIRES

1994: Invited participant & speaker at the First Boulder Creek Watershed Forum

1994: Invited participant & speaker at the Aspen Global Change Institute Summer Science Session on “Cloud Radiation Feedbacks and the Credibility of Atmospheric Models”

1994: Selected for inclusion in American Men and Women of Science

1993 - 1997: University of Colorado Speaker’s Bureau

1993: Interim Director, CIRES

1993: Organizing Committee, Lecturer, and Teaching Module Consultant, Earth Science Summer Institute for Teachers (a NOAA/ERL - CU collaboration)

1993: Selected for inclusion in Who’s Who in the West

1992 - 1993: Organizing Committee and Session Chair, National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Symposium on Environmental Research: A Rocky Mountain Focus

1992: National Aeronautics and Space Administration Group Achievement Award, FIRE Science Experiment Team

1992 - 1996: Dissertation Committee for Ms. Fiona Horsfall (Division of Meteorology and Physical Oceanography, Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences, University of Miami).

1991: Consultant on Ocean Modeling for Climate Prediction to the JASON Group

1991: Invited contributor to, and reviewer for, the Encyclopedia of Earth Systems Science (Academic Press).

1990 - 1997: Member of the Graduate Faculty, University of Colorado at Boulder

1990 - 1993: University of Colorado representative, Colorado Consortium on Global Climate Change.

1990 - 1993: Task Force on Inter-Institutional Research and Development, Colorado Center on Environmental Management.

1989 - 1996: Director, CIRES Program of Excellence Undergraduate Internship Program

1989 - 1990: National Air Quality Center planning committee.

1988: Re-elected Fellow of CIRES

1988: Workshop participant, Sexual Harrassment in the Workplace, University of Colorado

1987 - 1988: Joint Project Coordinator, Marine Atmospheric Boundary Layer Entrainment Project and Gulf of Mexico as a Moisture Source Project.

1987: Mission Scientist (NCAR Electra), FIRE Phase I Marine Stratocumulus Experiment

1986 - 1997: Director, CIRES Visiting Fellows’ Program

1986: Participant, Summer Course on Atmospheric Radiation as it Relates to Climate, sponsored by the AMS, DOC/NOAA/ERL, NASA, and DOE/LLNL.

1985: Elected Fellow of CIRES

1985: Visiting Scientist, Cloud-Climate Interactions Group, National Center for Atmospheric Research.

1985: Mission Scientist (NOAA WP-3D), California Stratocumulus Experiment

1984 - 1989: FIRE (First ISCCP [International Satellite Cloud Climatology Project] Regional Experiment) Phase I Science Experiment Team.

1984 - 1988: FASINEX (Frontal Air-Sea Interaction Experiment) Steering Committee.

1983 - 1984: Scientific Adviser, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration / National Bureau of Oceanography of the P.R.C. Scientific Exchange Program.

1981: Mission Scientist (NOAA WP-3D), EPOCS-IV Subtropical Boundary Layer Experiment

1980 - 1981: Guest Editor, Progress in Oceanography.

1979 - 1982: Research Advisor for Ms. Patricia L. Gruber (M.Sc., 1981, Division of Meteorology and Physical Oceanography, Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences, University of Miami).

1979 - 1982: Thesis Committee for Ms. Lynn D. Leslie (M.Sc., 1981, Division of Meteorology and Physical Oceanography, Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences, University of Miami).

1979 - 1981: National Research Council Resident Research Associate

1978 - 1979: Associate Editor, Deep-Sea Research, 26, GATE Supplement II (W. Duing, Guest Editor).

1975 - 1977: Associate Editor, Modeling and Prediction of the Upper Layers of the Ocean, Pergamon Press. (Ed. E. B. Kraus). (Also participant at the NATO Advanced Study Institute, Urbino, Italy).

1973: Rapporteur, NASA Symposium on Possible Relationships between Solar Activity and Meteorological Phenomena, Goddard Space Flight Center (NASA SP-366).

1973 - present: Reviewer for:
Manuscripts submitted for publication in Atmospheric Research; Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society; Computer Physics Communications; Directions in Science, Environmental Science & Policy; Environmental Science & Policy; International Journal of Climatology; Journal of Climate; Journal of Climate and Applied Meteorology; Journal of Geophysical Research; Journal of Physical Oceanography; Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences; Limnology and Oceanography; Monthly Weather Review; Tellus; TheScientificWorld; Journal of Power and Energy; Marine Technology Society Journal
Proposals submitted to the National Science Foundation; the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration; the National Aeronautics and Space Administration; the California Space Institute & the Institute for Geophysics and Planetary Physics (both University of California entities); and the Department of Energy.



Professional Contributions

Peer-reviewed contributions in the open literature (including journal articles and book chapters, refereed proceedings and extended abstracts, and juried technical reports.)

Hanson, H.P., J.H. Van Zwieten, and G.M. Alsenas, 2015: Ocean current energy conversion. Chapter 48 of: Handbook of Ocean Engineering, M.R. Dhanak and N.I. Xiros , Eds., Springer Publishing, New York, 1500pp.

Mulcan, A., D. Mitsova, T. Hindle, H. Hanson, and C. Coley, 2015: Marine benthic habitats and seabed suitability mapping for potential ocean current energy siting offshore Southeast Florida. Journal of Marine Science and Engineering, 3, 276-298; doi:10.3390/jmse3020276.

Hanson, H.P., 2014: Gulf Stream energy resources: North Atlantic flow volume increases create more power. Ocean Engineering, 87, 78-83.

Hanson, H.P., 2013: Subsurface mooring stability in the presence of vertical shear. Marine Technology Society Journal, 47(4), 18-22.

Zhou, F., H. Mahfuz, G.M. Alsenas, and H.P. Hanson, 2013: Static and fatigue analysis of composite turbine blades under random ocean currents. Marine Technology Society Journal, 47(2), 59-69.

Hanson, H.P., S.K. Skemp, and C.E. Coley, 2013: Marine renewable energy: Educating the workforce. Marine Technology, 57(3), 71-76.

Hanson, H.P., 2012: Hydrokinetic energy in the Sunshine State: Challenges of Florida's unique renewable resource. Technology & Innovation -- Proceedings of the National Academy of Inventors, 14, 93-102.

Hanson, H.P., A.E. Smentek-Duerr, and J.H. VanZwieten, Jr., 2012: Variability in the Florida Current: Implications for Power Generation. In: Proceedings, World Renewable Energy Forum 2012, 13-17 May 2012, Denver, Colorado, American Solar Energy Society.

Nagurny, J., L. Martel, E. Jansen, A. Plumb, P. Gray-Hann, D. Heimiller, L.T. Rauchenstein, and H.P. Hanson, 2011: Modeling global ocean thermal energy resources. Proceedings, IEEE OCEANS 11 Kona, ISBN: 978-1-4577-1427-6.

VanZwieten, J.H., L.T. Rauchenstein, H.P. Hanson, and M.H. Dhanak, 2011: Assessment of HYCOM as a tool for estimating Florida's OTEC potential. Proceedings, IEEE OCEANS 11 Kona, ISBN: 978-1-4577-1427-6.

Rauchenstein, L.T., J.H. vanZwieten, Jr., and H.P. Hanson, 2011: Model-based global assessment of OTEC resources with data validation off Southeast Florida. Proceedings, IEEE OCEANS 11 Santander, DOI: 10.1109/Oceans-Spain.2011.6003534. 

Hanson, H.P., 2011: Marine renewable energy: A Florida reality check. Sea Technology, 52(4), 13-20.

Hanson, H.P., A. Bozec, and A.E.S. Duerr, 2011: The Florida Current: A clean but challenging energy resource. Eos: Transactions of the American Geophysical Union, 92, 29-30.

Sloan, J.C., T.M. Khoshgoftaar, and H. Hanson, 2010: Formalizing fault trees for remote ocean systems. Proceedings, 16th International ISSAT on Reliability and Quality in Design, 5-7 August, 2010, International Society of Science and Applied Technologies, 324-328.

Hanson, H.P., S.H. Skemp, G.M. Alsenas, and C.E. Coley, 2010: Power from the Florida Current: A new perspective on an old vision. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 91, 861-867.

Hanson, H.P., 2009: Diversified renewables. EnergyBiz, 6(4), p. 52.

Hanson, H.P., 2004: Review of Red Sky at Morning: America and the Crisis of the Global Environment by James Gustave Speth [ISBN 0-300-10232-1]. Environmental Science & Policy, 8, 201-202.

Elliott, S.M., and H.P. Hanson, 2003: Syndication of the earth system: The future of geoscience? Environmental Science and Policy 6, 457-463.

Hanson, H.P., 2003: Down from the ivory tower: Climate science faces the real world. TheScientificWorldJOURNAL, 3, 354-356.

Johnston, N.A.C., D.R. Blake, F.S. Rowland, S. Elliott, K.S. Lackner, H.J. Ziock, M.K. Dubey, H.P. Hanson, and S. Barr, 2003: Chemical transport modeling of potential atmospheric CO2 sinks. Energy Conversion and Management, 44, 681-689.

Hanson, H.P., and S.M. Elliott, 2002: View from aFAR: Increasing relevance of climate research. Directions in Science, 1, 33-37.

Hanson, H.P., 2002: Radiative destabilization in clear-sky cooling calculations. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 83, 111-112.

Elliott, S., K.S. Lackner, H.J. Ziock, M.K. Dubey, H.P. Hanson, S. Barr, N.A. Ciszkowski, and D.R. Blake, 2001: Compensation of atmospheric CO2 buildup through engineered chemical sinkage. Geophysical Research Letters, 28, 1235-1238.

Hanson, H.P., M.M. Bradley, J.E. Bossert, R.R. Linn, and L.W. Younker, 2000: The potential and promise of physics-based wildfire simulation. Environmental Science and Policy,3, 161-172.

Hanson, H.P., 2000: Environmental science for Y2K and beyond. Environmental Science and Policy, 3, 3-4.

Elliott, S., D.R. Blake, H.P. Hanson, and F.S. Rowland, 1999: Fueling Asian modernization. Environmental Science and Policy, 2, 1-4.

Knapp, K.G., B.B. Balsley, M.L. Jensen, H.P. Hanson, and J.W. Birks, 1998: Observation of the transport of polluted air masses from the Northeastern United States to Cape Sable Island, Nova Scotia, Canada during the 1993 North Atlantic Regional Experiment Summer Intensive. Journal of Geophysical Research (D), 103, 13,399-14,312.

Hanson, H.P., F. Horsfall, and R. Bleck, 1997: The effect of variable atmospheric forcing on oceanic subduction of a passive tracer in a numerical model: Implications for global warming. Extended Abstracts, Seventh Conference on Climate Variations of the American Meteorological Society, Long Beach CA February 2-7, 1997, J79-J82.

Hanson, H.P., 1995: Fuzzy cloud concepts for assessing radiation feedbacks. In Climate -Radiation Feedbacks: The Current State of the Science. DOE/ER-0661T, U.S. Dept. of Energy, Washington DC, pp. 44-47. [Also in: Elements of Change 1994, S.J. Hassol and J. Katzenberger, Eds. Aspen Global Change Institute, Aspen, CO. 44-47.]

Hanson, H.P., 1993: A survey of employment opportunities in the atmospheric sciences, 1981-1991. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 74, 1051-1056.

Hanson, H.P., C.S. Hanson, and B.H. Yoo, 1992: Recent Great Lakes ice trends. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 73, 577-584 (w/ cover).

Hanson, H.P., 1991: Air-sea interaction. In: Encyclopedia of Earth Systems Science, Volume 1, W. A. Nierenberg, Ed., Academic Press, San Diego, 61-69.

Davidson, K.L., P. Boyle, C. Gautier, H.P. Hanson, S.J.S. Khalsa, and D. Rogers, 1991: Descriptive meteorology during FASINEX, medium to large-scale variability. Journal of Geophysical Research (C), 96, 8531-8551.

Hanson, H.P., P. Cornillon, G. Halliwell, and V. Halliwell, 1991: Climatological perspectives, oceanographic and meteorological, on variability in the Northwest Atlantic. Journal of Geophysical Research (C), 96, 8517-8529.

Hanson, H.P., 1991: Marine stratocumulus climatologies. International Journal of Climatology, 11, 147-164.

Hanson, H.P., 1991: Cloud albedo control by cloud-top entrainment. Tellus, 43A, 37-48.

Derr, V.E., R.S. Stone, L.S. Fedor, and H.P. Hanson, 1990: A parameterization for the shortwave transmissivity of stratiform water clouds based on empirical data and radiative transfer theory. Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, 47, 2774-2783.

Bleck, R., H.P. Hanson, D. Hu, and E.B. Kraus, 1989: Mixed-layer/thermocline interactions in a three-dimensional isopycnic coordinate model. Journal of Physical Oceanography, 19, 1417-1439.

Hanson, H.P., 1989: Mechanics of chemical species transport in the marine atmospheric boundary layer. Extended Abstracts, Symposium on the Role of Clouds in Atmospheric Chemistry and Global Climate of the American Meteorological Society, Jan 29 - Feb 3, 1989, Anaheim, CA, 272-275.

Kraus, E.B., R. Bleck, and H.P. Hanson, 1988: The inclusion of a surface mixed layer in a large-scale circulation model. In: Small-Scale Turbulence and Mixing in the Ocean, J.C.J. Nihoul and B.M. Jamart, Eds., [Proceedings of the 19th International Liege Colloquium on Ocean Hydrodynamics], Elsevier, Amsterdam, 51-62.

Hanson, H.P., 1988: FASINEX climatology from the COADS. Extended Abstracts, Seventh Conference on Ocean-Atmosphere Interaction of the American Meteorological Society, February 1-5, 1988, Anaheim, CA, 41-44.

Hanson, H.P., 1987: Airborne science without fixed wings: Oceanographic research analogues. Extended Abstracts, 2nd Airborne Science Workshop, February 3-6, 1987, Miami, Fl.

Hanson, H.P., and V.E. Derr, 1987: Parameterization of radiative flux profiles within layer clouds. Journal of Climate and Applied Meteorology, 26, 1511-1521.

Long, B., and H.P. Hanson, 1987: East Asian cyclogenesis and the Southern Oscillation. In: Climate of China and Global Climate, Ye Duzheng, et al., Eds., Springer-Verlag, New York, pp 237-246.

Hanson, H.P., 1987: Response of marine atmospheric boundary layer height to sea-surface temperature changes: Mixed-layer theory. Journal of Geophysical Research (C), 92, 8226-8230.

Hanson, H.P., 1987: Reinterpretation of cloud-topped mixed-layer entrainment closure. Tellus, 39A, 215-225.

Hanson, H.P., 1987: Radiative/turbulent transfer interactions in layer clouds. Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, 44, 1287-1295.

Derr, V.E., and H.P. Hanson, 1985: Experimental optical and microphysical properties of clouds pertinent to radiative transfer, In: IRS '84: Current Problems in Atmospheric Radiation, G. Fiocco, Ed., A. Deepak Publishing, Hampton, Va.,167-170.

Hanson, H.P., 1985: Radiation and turbulent entrainment in stratiform clouds. Extended Abstracts, Seventh Symposium on Turbulence and Diffusion of the American Meteorological Society, November 12-15, 1985, Boulder, Co., 51-54.

Hanson, H.P., and B. Long, 1985: Climatology of cyclogenesis over the East China Sea. Monthly Weather Review, 113, 697-707.

Hanson, H.P., 1984: Stratocumulus instability reconsidered: A search for physical mechanisms. Tellus, 36A, 355-368.

Hanson, H.P., 1984: On mixed-layer modeling of the stratocumulus-topped marine boundary layer. Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, 41, 1226-1234.

Kraus, E.B., and H.P. Hanson, 1983: On westward propagation of sea-surface temperature anomalies in the Equatorial Pacific. In: Hydrodynamics of the Tropical Ocean, Ed. by J.C.J. Nihoul, [Proceedings of the 14th International Liege Colloquium on Ocean Hydrodynamics], Elsevier, Amsterdam, 197-217.

Hanson, H.P., 1983: Equatorial waves in the presence of air-sea heat exchange. Journal of Physical Oceanography, 13, 1170-1178.

Kraus, E.B., and H.P. Hanson, 1983: Air-sea interaction as a propagator of equatorial ocean surface temperature anomalies. Journal of Physical Oceanography, 13, 130-138.

Kraus, E.B., and H.P. Hanson (Eds.), 1982: Climatic Variability in the Oceans, Progress in Oceanography, 11, (2).

Hanson, H.P.,1982: EPOCS-1981 Summary data report: Aircraft measurements of radiation, turbulent transport and profiles in the atmospheric and oceanic boundary layers of the Pacific off California. NOAA Technical Memorandum ERL ESG-1, 157 pp.

Hanson, H.P., and P.L. Gruber, 1982: Effect of marine stratocumulus clouds on the ocean-surface heat budget. Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, 39, 897-908.

Hanson, H.P., 1982: Note on mixed layer entrainment closure. Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, 39, 470-473.

Hanson, H.P., 1981: On mixing by trade-wind cumuli. Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, 38, 1003-1014.

Hanson, H.P., 1981: Note on stratocumulus instability. Tellus, 33, 109-112.

Hanson, H.P., 1979: Response of subtropical marine boundary-layer cloudiness to large-scale forcing. Ph.D. Dissertation, Division of Meteorology and Physical Oceanography, Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences, University of Miami, Coral Gables, 148pp.

Levine, J., R.B. Hendl, H.P. Cole, R.R. Vondrak, O.B. Toon, and H.P. Hanson, 1974: Possible relationships between solar activity and meteorological phenomena. Eos: Transactions of the American Geophysical Union, 55, 524-527.

Levine, J., R.B. Hendl, H.P. Cole, R.R. Vondrak, O.B. Toon, and H.P. Hanson, 1974: Conference summary, Symposium on Possible Relationships Between Solar Activity and Meteorological Phenomena. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 55, 133-139.

Kraus, E.B., and H.P. Hanson, 1974: Climatological aspects of the tropical convective boundary layer. Boundary-Layer Meteorology, 6, 219-233.




Professional Contributions

Other scientific contributions (published abstracts of conference presentations; reports, etc.)

2013: Global ocean current energy assessment: An initial look. Proceedings, Inaugural Marine Energy Technology Symposium, April 10-11, Washington DC. (with J. Van Zwieten, A.E.S. Duerr, and G.M. Alsenas)

2013: An OTEC resource for the Continental U.S.. Inaugural Marine Energy Technology Symposium, April 10-11, Washington, DC. (with L.T. Raucnehstein and J.H. Van Zwieten) [talk]

2012: Design challenges of the Florida Current. Florida Energy Summit, 15-16 August, Orlando, FL. (with A.E.S. Duerr and J. Van Zwieten) [poster]

2012: Analysis of ocean thermal energy conversion power potential and replenishment in Florida. Proceedings, EnergyOcean Conference & Exhibition, Boston, MA, June 19-21, 2012 (with L. Rauchenstein and J. Van Zwieten).

2012: Power from the Florida Current: Beyond Assessment. Global Marine Renewable Energy Conference V, April 24-26, 2012, Washington, D.C. [Invited Presentation].

2011: Marine Renewable Energy: HASE Challenges. The 13th IEEE International High Assurance Systems Engineering Symposium, 10-12 November, 2011, Boca Raton, FL. [Invited Keynote Address]

2011: Ocean Energy. In: IPCC Special Report on Renewable Energy Sources and Climate Change Mitigation [O. Edenhofer, R. Pichs-Madruga, Y Sokona, K. Seybroth, Pl Matschoss, S. Kadner, T. Zwickel, P. Eickemeier, G. Hansen, S. Schlomer, C. von Stechow (eds.)] Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, United Kingdom and New York, USA. [Contributing Author; Lead Authors: Lewis, A., S. Estefen, J. Huckerby, W. Musial, T. Pontes, J. Torres-Martinez]

2011: Offshore Resource Assessment and Design Conditions, Wind and Water Power Program, U.S. Department of Energy, Washington DC. [Contributing author]

2011: Impact of power extraction on the Florida Current/Gulf Stream System. Layered Ocean Model Workshop, February 7-9, 2011, Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences, University of Miami (with A. Bozec and E. Chassignet) [Abstract of talk]

2011: Research needs and opportunities for collaboration for testing and operations on the outer continental shelf, Proceedings, Hydrovision ’11, 18-22 July, Sacramento, CA [Abstract of invited talk]

2010: Assessing resource assessment for MRE. AGU Fall Meeting, December, 2010, San Francisco (with A. Bozec, A.E.S. Duerr, and L.T. Rauchenstein) [Abstract of invited paper]

2010: Power availability in the Florida Current and impact of its extraction on the Gulf Stream. AGU Fall Meeting, December 2010, San Francisco (with A. Bozec and A.E.S. Duerr). [Abstract of contributed poster]

2010: Open-ocean energy production: The environmental context. Proceedings, EnergyOcean Conference & Exhibition, Weston, FL, June 8-10, 2010.

2010: Development of a local ocean prediction model of the Fort Lauderdale region for energy extraction purposes. Proceedings, EnergyOcean Conference & Exhibition, Weston, FL, June 8-10, 2010. (with A. Bozec and E. Chassignet)

2010: Almost Coastal: Base-load power from the Florida Current. AGU Ocean Sciences Meeting, February, 2010, Portland (with S.H. Skemp, G.M. Alsenas, and C.E. Coley) [Abstract]

2000: Climate of the Southwest, in Preparing for a Changing Climate: The Potential Consequences of Climate Variability and Change. Institute for the Study of Planet Earth, University of Arizona, pp. 10-19. (with group of authors known as the Southwest Regional Assessment Group)

1999: The National Wildfire Prediction Program, a key piece of the wildfire solution. Proceedings, Joint Fire Sciences Conference, Boise, ID, June 14-18, 1999. UCRL-JC-135288. (with M.M. Bradley, J.E.Bossert, R.R. Linn, J.M. Reisner, C.L. Schomer, D.A. Sumikawa, H.Walker, and L.W. Younker)

1999: Can volcanically induced ozone loss resolve discrepancies between surface and tropospheric temperature records? Eos: Transactions of the American Geophysical Union, 80, 46 (Suppl.), p. F219. (with C.F. Keller, M.K. Dubey, and T.E. Lavezzi) [Abstract of poster presented at the 1999 AGU Fall Meeting]

1996: Thermohaline Circulations and Global Climate Change. Final Report of USDOE Grant No. DE-FG03-93ER61646, Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences, University of Colorado at Boulder.

1996: Vertical mixing controls on seasonal thermocline formation. Eos: Transactions of the American Geophysical Union, 76, 3 (Suppl.) p. OS151. (with C. Penland and R. Bleck) [Abstract of poster presented at the 1996 AGU Ocean Sciences Meeting]

1996: The well-seasoned MICOM: Forcing the annual cycle of SST. Abstracts, Third MICOM Workshop, 7-12 February, 1996, in press (with R. Bleck) [Available form the Rosenstiel School of Marinde and Atmospheric Science, University of Miami]

1995: Natural boundary conditions for ocean climate modeling. Abstracts, International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics XXI General Assembly, A328 [Abstract of poster for the 1995 IUGG General Assembly]

1995: Natural boundary conditions for the global MICOM. Abstracts, Second MICOM Workshop, 7-11 February 1995, Miami, FL [Available from the Rosenstiel School for Marine and Atmospheric Science, University of Miami].

1994: Ozone profiles obtained by kites during the 1993 NARE Summer Intensive. Eos: Transactions of the American Geophysical Union, 75, (44, Suppl.), p. 113. (With B.B. Balsley, J.W. Birks, M.L. Jensen, K.G. Knapp, M.P. Buhr) [Abstract of poster presented at the 1994 AGU Fall Meeting].

1994: Boulder Creek Watershed air quality research at CIRES. Abstracts, Boulder Creek Watershed Forum, November 9 & 10, 1994, City of Boulder, CO [Abstract of invited talk].

1994: Thermohaline Circulations and Global Climate Change. Final Report of USDOE Grant No. DE-FG02-90ER61019, Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences, University of Colorado at Boulder.

1994: Fuzzy cloud concepts for climatic feedback assessment. [Extended abstract of invited talk at the Aspen Global Change Institute's Summer Science Session on Radiation Feedbacks and the Credibility of Atmospheric Models.]

1994: Modeling climatological heat storage in the North Atlantic Ocean. Eos: Transactions of the American Geophysical Union, 75, (3, Suppl.), pp. 152-153. [Abstract of poster presented at the 1994 AGU Ocean Sciences Meeting].

1994: Variation of the subduction rate in response to global climate change. Eos: Transactions of the American Geophysical Union, 75, (3, Suppl.), p. 161. (With F. Horsfall, R. Bleck) [Abstract of paper presented at 1994 AGU Ocean Sciences Meeting].

1994: Sensitivity of an isopycnic-coordinate OGCM to parameterizations of upper-ocean mixing. Eos: Transactions of the American Geophysical Union, 75, (3, Suppl.), p. 189. (With G.R. Halliwell, F. Horsfall, R. Bleck) [Abstract of paper presented at 1994 AGU Ocean Sciences Meeting].

1993: Ozone profiling using kites during the NARE campaign. II: Results. Eos: Transactons of the American Geophysical Union, 74, (43, Suppl.), p. 144. (With J. Birks, B. Balsley, K. Knapp, M. Jensen) [Abstract of poster presented at 1993 AGU Fall Meeting].

1993: Rectification of atmospheric forcing by the annual cycle of the oceanic mixed layer. Abstracts, Third Scientific Meeting of The Oceanography Society, April 12-16, 1993, Seattle, WA. (With R. Bleck) [Abstract of poster]

1992: COADS as a diagnostic modeling tool: Air-sea interaction and the role of the deep ocean in climate change. Proceedings of the International COADS Workshop, Boulder, Colorado, 13-15 January, 1992, U.S . Dept. of Commerce, NOAA/ERL, Boulder CO, pp. 315-322.

1991: Role of the oceans in global warming. Annual Report of Sponsored Programs, FY 1990-1991, Office of Contracts and Grants, University of Colorado at Boulder 7-8.

1989: Pycnostad formation by the annual cycle of the mixed layer. Abstracts, Inaugural Meeting of The Oceanography Society, August 29-September 2, 1989, Monterey, CA. (With R. Bleck) [Abstract of poster]

1989: July 16,1987 revisited: Lessons for modelers. Extended Abstracts, FIRE Science Meeting, July 10-14, 1989, Monterey, CA, FIRE Project Office, NASA Langley Research Center, 33-37 [Also in: FIRE Science Results 1989, D.S. McDougal, Ed., NASA Conference Publication 3079, NASA Scientific and Technical Information Division, Washington, DC, pp 45-49].

1989: Comparative climatology of four marine stratocumulus regimes. Extended Abstracts, FIRE Science Meeting, July 10-14, 1989, Monterey, CA, FIRE Project Office, NASA Langley Research Center, 3-7 [Also in: FIRE Science Results 1989, D.S. McDougal, Ed., NASA Conference Publication 3079, NASA Scientific and Technical Information Division, Washington, DC, pp 3-7].

1989: Cloud thickness and reflectivity: A FIRE case study. Eos: Transactions of the American Geophysical Union, 70, 295 [Abstract of paper presented at 1989 AGU Spring Meeting].

1988: Plume mechanics and stratocumulus convection. Extended Abstracts, FIRE Science Team Workshop, Vail, CO, July 11-15, 1988, FIRE Project Office, NASA Langley Research Center, 393-396 [Also in: FIRE Science Results 1988, D.S. McDougal, Ed., NASA Conference Publication 3083, NASA Scientific and Technical Information Division, Washington, DC, pp 393-396].

1988: Aircraft/island/ship/satellite intercomparison: 26 July case study. Extended Abstracts, FIRE Science Team Workshop, Vail, CO, July 11-15, 1988, FIRE Project Office, NASA Langley Research Center, 433-436 [Also in: FIRE Science Results 1988, D.S. McDougal, Ed., NASA Conference Publication 3083, NASA Scientific and Technical Information Division, Washington, DC, pp 433-436]. (With 8 others)

1984: East Asian cyclogenesis during ENSO episodes. Tropical Ocean-Atmosphere Newsletter, No. 27, 13-14. (With Long Baosen)

1983: On the equatorial warming in the Central Pacific. Tropical Ocean-Atmosphere Newsletter, No. 15, 1-2. (With E.B. Kraus)

1983: Further considerations on the maintenance of the California stratus cloud. Tropical Ocean-Atmosphere Newsletter, No. 22, 3-4. (With V.E. Derr)

1983: Surface fluxes inferred from mixing geometry on thermodynamic diagrams. Tropical Ocean-Atmosphere Newsletter, No. 22, 4-5.

1983: On the stability of stratocumulus cloud decks. Eos: Transactions of the American Geophysical Union, 64, 672 [Abstract of paper presented at 1983 AGU Fall Meeting].

1982: Air-sea interaction under coastal stratocumulus. Tropical Ocean-Atmosphere Newsletter, No. 11, 6-8. (With E.B. Kraus, B.R. Bean and V.E. Derr)

1982: Preliminary report on factors contributing to the maintenance of the California stratus clouds. Tropical Ocean-Atmosphere Newsletter, No 13, 9-10. (With V. E. Derr, E. B. Kraus and B. R. Bean)

1982: Air-sea interaction on the equatorial beta plane. Eos: Transactions of the American Geophysical Union, 63, 968 [Abstract of paper presented at 1982 AGU Fall Meeting].

1981: Infrared flux at the ocean surface. Tropical Ocean-Atmosphere Newsletter, No. 7, 4ff.

1979: Maintenance of the trade-wind inversion. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 59, 1542. [Abstract of paper presented at the 12th Technical Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology of the AMS].

1972: Air cushion vehicle lateral control. Undergraduate Thesis, Department of Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering, University of Illinois, Urbana, 31pp.




Professional Contributions

Other contributions (including educational articles, non-technical public commentary, and fiction)

2016: Murder on the Rocks: A Four Corners Mystery, Kindle Direct Publishing (Amazon) [Novel]

2016: Power Play: A (Displaced) Four Corners Mystery, Kindle Direct Publishing (Amazon) [Novel]

2015: Valley of Death: A Four Corners Mystery, Kindle Direct Publishing (Amazon) [Novel]

2013: Nuclear Family: (Not) A Four Corners Mystery, Kindle Direct Publishing (Amazon) [Novel]

2013: Better Energy Innovation, Issues in Science and Technology, 29(3), 11-13. (Letter)

2009: Florida Atlantic's ocean energy center fired up for offshore alternative energy sources. TCPalm News, 20 December. (Guest editorial)

2009: Frozen Stiff: A (Different) Four Corners Mystery, ISBN 978-1-440-7285-1, iUniverse, 277pp. [Novel]

2006: Developing Murder: A Four Corners Mystery, ISBN 0-595-41640-3, iUniverse, 187pp. [Novel]

2006: Student Research in All Disciplines. The Chronicle of Higher Education, June 9, 2006, p. B17 [Letter]

2006: Murder Under Glass: A Four Corners Mystery, ISBN 0-595-37935-4, iUniverse, 255pp. [Novel]

2006: The Importance of Editing Reference Books. The Chronicle of Higher Education, January 20, 2006, p. A55. [Letter]

2005: Environmentalists Behaving Badly. The Chronicle of Philanthropy, March 31, 2005, p. 59. [Letter].

2005: Head for Murder: A Four Corners Mystery, ISBN 0-595-33696-5, iUniverse, 257pp. [Novel]

2004: Eric B. Kraus: 1912-2003. Meteorologische Zeitschrift, 13, 345-346. [Obituary]

2003: Excess Homicide: A Four Corners Mystery, ISBN 1-4107-2817-X, 1stBooks Library (Renamed "Authorhouse"), 386pp. [Novel]

2002: Atmospheric and Oceanic Research in CIRES, Chapter Seven in CIRES, 1967-2002: Pioneering a Successful Partnership (C. Kisslinger, Ed.; Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences, University of Colorado at Boulder; ISBN 0-615-12213-2) [with R.G. Barry and U. Radok]

2001: Classical Villainy: A Four Corners Mystery, ISBN 0-7596-6718-7, 1stBooks Library (Renamed "Authorhouse"), 303pp. [Novel]

2001: Things are Heating Up. Los Alamos News Letter, April 19, 2001, p. 6 [Editorial]

2001: Our Complicated Climate. Tropical Winds (News from the ARM Program for students and teachers about climate-change studies). Tropical Western Pacific Program, Los Alamos National Laboratory, p. 1,3. [Educational article]

2000-2005: Educational articles and white papers for Southwest Environmental Research and Education, published electronically:

2000: The Dean's Murders: A Four Corners Mystery, ISBN 1-58721-058-4, 1stBooks Library (Renamed "Authorhouse"), 291pp. [Novel]

1999: You Bet Your Mortgage. Nature Conservancy, March/April 1999, p. 36. [Letter]

1995: Global Warming is Not the Same as the Greenhouse Effect. Colorado Daily, November 13, 1995, p. 9. [Letter]

1995: St. Vrain Could Drive Economic Boom. The Old Lyons Recorder, April 20, 1995, p. 3 [Letter]

1995: Rethinking the Ph.D. Issues in Science and Technology, 11, 16 [Letter].

1993: The Pros and Cons of 'Interdisciplinarity'. The Chronicle of Higher Education, Dec. 15, 1993, p. B4. [Letter].

1993: Administrative Leave Worth the Cost. Boulder Daily Camera, Dec. 2, 1993, p. B2 [Letter].

1993: How to Apply: Focus on the Position. Boulder Sunday Camera, May 30, 1993, E-1. [Careers section article]

1992: Greenhouse Effect is Different from Global Warming. Colorado Daily, Sept. 28, 1992, p. 11 [Letter].

1992: Clouded Explanation? Sea Frontiers, 38 (1), p. 8 [Letter].

1991: Through the Cabin Window: The Collected Essays of James Howard Sedgwick, Boulder Printers Press, Boulder, CO, 62pp. [Editor]