Publications: Stephen Guimond

^Student advised by Prof. Guimond

Tissaoui^, Y., S. Marras, S.R. Guimond, F.X. Giraldo, and J.F. Kelly, 2023: A study of tropical cyclone intensification mechanisms using large eddy simulation and adaptive mesh refinement, SIAM Conference on Mathematical and Computational Issues in the Geosciences, Bergen, Norway.

Guimond, S. 2023. ER-2 X-band Radar (EXRAD) 3D Winds IMPACTS. Dataset available online from the NASA Global Hydrometeorology Resource Center DAAC, Huntsville, Alabama, U.S.A. DOI:

Grubb, T., T. Clune, L. Lait, M. Zwicker, S.R. Guimond, R. West, R. Eastman, K. Kullman and D. Engel, 2023: Using XR for improving scientific discovery with numerical weather models, in IGARSS 2023 – IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium, accepted.

Jelenak, Z., J.W. Sapp, C. Shoup, P.S. Chang, H. Holbach, C. Bjorland, J.R. Carswell, and S.R. Guimond, 2023: Examination of hurricane wind and reflectivity profiles utilizing high resolution aircraft Doppler radar and GPS dropsondes, in IGARSS 2023 – IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium, accepted.

Heymsfield, G.M., L. Li, M. McLinden, L. Liao, C. Helms and S.R. Guimond (2023). Advances in Weather Radar and Applications, edited by V.N. Bringi, M. Thurai, and K.V. Mishra.  NASA High Altitude Airborne Weather Radars (Vol. 1, pp. XX – XX), accepted.

S.R. Guimond, J. Reisner and M. Dubey, 2023: The dynamics of megafire smoke plumes in climate models: Why a converged solution matters for physical interpretations. Journal of Advances in Modeling Earth Systems, 15, e2022MS003432.

Protzko^, D., S.R. Guimond, C. Jackson, J. Sapp, Z. Jelenak and P. Chang, 2022: Documenting coherent turbulent structures in the boundary layer of intense hurricanes through wavelet analysis on IWRAP and SAR data. IEEE Trans. Geosci. Remote Sens., in review.

D’Angelo, G., S.R. Guimond, J. Reisner, D.A. Peterson and M. Dubey, 2022. Contrasting stratospheric smoke mass and lifetime from 2017 Canadian and 2019/2020 Australian megafires: Global simulations and satellite observations. Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres,127 (10).

Hasan^, M.B., S.R. Guimond, M. Yu, F.X. Giraldo and S. Reddy, 2022. The effects of numerical dissipation on hurricane rapid intensification with observational heating. Journal of Advances in Modeling Earth Systems, 14 (8),

Sroka^, S. and S.R. Guimond, 2021. Organized kinetic energy backscatter in the hurricane boundary layer from radar measurements. Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 924, A21. doi:10.1017/jfm.2021.632

Helms, C. N., M. McLinden, G. M. Heymsfield, and S. R. Guimond, 2020. “Reducing Errors in Velocity-Azimuth Display (VAD) Wind and Deformation Retrievals from Airborne Doppler Radars in Convective Environments.” Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology , 2251–2266 []

Guimond, S. R., 2020. “Papers of Note: New Insight into Secondary Hurricane Eyewall Development from Airborne and Ground Radar.” Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society101 (June): 471-472.

Guimond, S. R., P. Reasor, G. M. Heymsfield, and M. McLinden, 2020. “The Dynamics of Vortex Rossby Waves and Secondary Eyewall Development in Hurricane Matthew (2016): New Insights from Radar Measurements.” Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences77: 2349-2374 [10.1175/JAS-D-19-0284.1]

Guimond, S. R., 2019. “Papers of Note: Coherent turbulence in Hurricane Rita (2005) during an eyewall replacement cycle.” Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society100 (January): 18-20.

Ren, Y., J. Zhang, S.R. Guimond and X. Wang, 2019: Hurricane boundary layer height relative to storm motion from GPS dropsonde composites. Atmosphere10(6), 339.

Guimond, S. R., S. Sroka, and D. Protzko, 2018. “A Large Eddy Simulation of Hurricane Intensification.” 33rd Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, Amer. Meteor. Soc.. 17 pp. [Full Text (Link)]

Guimond, S. R., J. Zhang, J. Sapp, and S. Frasier, 2018. “Coherent Turbulence in the Boundary Layer of Hurricane Rita (2005) During an Eyewall Replacement Cycle.” Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences75: 3071-3093 [10.1175/JAS-D-17-0347.1]

Didlake, A. C., G. M. Heymsfield, P. D. Reasor, and S. R. Guimond, 2017. “Concentric Eyewall Asymmetries in Hurricane Gonzalo (2014) Observed by Airborne Radar.” Monthly Weather Review145: 729 – 749.

Guimond, S. R., J. M. Reisner, S. Marras, and F. X. Giraldo, 2016. “The Impacts of Dry Dynamic Cores on Asymmetric Hurricane Intensification.” Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences73: 4661-4684 [10.1175/JAS-D-16-0055.1]

Guimond, S. R., G. M. Heymsfield, P. D. Reasor, and A. C. Didlake, 2016. “The Rapid Intensification of Hurricane Karl (2010): New Remote Sensing Observations of Convective Bursts from the Global Hawk Platform.” Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences73 (9): 3617-3639 [10.1175/jas-d-16-0026.1]

Li, L., G. Heymsfield, J. Carswell, S.R. Guimond et al., 2016. “The NASA High-Altitude Imaging Wind and Rain Airborne Profiler.” IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing54 (1): 298-310 [10.1109/tgrs.2015.2456501]

Tian, L., G. M. Heymsfield, A. C. Didlake, S. Guimond, and L. Li., 2015. “Velocity–Azimuth Display Analysis of Doppler Velocity for HIWRAP.” Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology54 (8): 1792-1808 [10.1175/jamc-d-14-0054.1]

Didlake, A. C., G. M. Heymsfield, L. Tian, and S. R. Guimond, 2015. “The Coplane Analysis Technique for Three-Dimensional Wind Retrieval Using the HIWRAP Airborne Doppler Radar.” J. Appl. Meteor. Climatol.54 (3): 605–623 [10.1175/JAMC-D-14-0203.1]

Guimond, S. R., L. Tian, G. M. Heymsfield, and S. J. Frasier, 2014. “Wind Retrieval Algorithms for the IWRAP and HIWRAP Airborne Doppler Radars with Applications to Hurricanes.” Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology31 (6): 1189-1215 [10.1175/JTECH-D-13-00140.1]

Braun, S. A., R. Kakar, E. Zipser, S.R. Guimond et al, 2013. “NASA’s Genesis and Rapid Intensification Processes (GRIP) Field Experiment.” Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society94 (3): 345-363 [10.1175/BAMS-D-11-00232.1]

Godinez, H., J. Reisner, A. Fierro, S. Guimond, and J. Kao, 2012. “Determining Key Model Parameters of Rapidly Intensifying Hurricane Guillermo (1997) Using the Ensemble Kalman Filter.” Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences69 (11): 3147-3171 [10.1175/JAS-D-12-022.1]

Guimond, S., and J. Reisner, 2012. “A Latent Heat Retrieval and Its Effects on the Intensity and Structure Change of Hurricane Guillermo (1997). Part II: Numerical Simulations.” Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences69 (11): 3128-3146 [10.1175/JAS-D-11-0201.1]

Guimond, S. R., M. A. Bourassa, and P. D. Reasor, 2011. “A Latent Heat Retrieval and Its Effects on the Intensity and Structure Change of Hurricane Guillermo (1997). Part I: The Algorithm and Observations.” J Atmos Sci68 (8): 1549–1567 [10.1175/2011JAS3700.1]

Heymsfield, G. M., L. Tian, A. Heymsfield, L. Li, and S. R. Guimond, 2010. “Characteristics of Deep Tropical and Subtropical Convection from Nadir-Viewing High-Altitude Airborne Doppler Radar.” Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences67 (2): 285-308 [10.1175/2009JAS3132.1]

Guimond, S. R., G. M. Heymsfield, and T. Joseph, 2010. “Multiscale Observations of Hurricane Dennis (2005): The Effects of Hot Towers on Rapid Intensification.” J. Atmos. Sci.67 (3): 633-654 [10.1175/2009JAS3119.1]

Wu, X., and S. R. Guimond, 2006. “Two- and three-dimensional cloud-resolving model simulations of the mesoscale enhancement of surface heat fluxes by precipitating deep convection.” J Climate19: 139-149. [10.1175/JCL3610.1]