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Chavas D. R., Reed K. A., and J. A. Knaff (2017). Physical understanding of the tropical cyclone wind-pressure relationship. In press.

Schenkel B., Lin N., Chavas D. R., Oppenheimer M., and A. Brammer (2017). Evaluating outer tropical cyclone size in reanalysis datasets using QuikSCAT Data. J. Clim., in press.

Chavas D. R. (2017). A simple derivation of tropical cyclone ventilation theory and its application to capped surface entropy fluxes. J. Atmos. Sci., 74(9): 3093-3113.

Chavas, D. R. and Lin, N. (2016). A model for the complete radial structure of the tropical cyclone wind field. Part II: Wind field variability. J. Atmos. Sci., 73(8): 3093-3113.

Vigh, J. L., E. Gilleland, C. L. Williams, D. R. Chavas, N. M. Dorst, J. M. Done, G. J. Holland, B. G. Brown (2016). A new historical database of tropical cyclone position, intensity, and size parameters optimized for wind risk modeling. Extended Abstract, 32nd AMS Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology.

Chavas, D. R., N. Lin, W. Dong, and Y. Lin (2016). Observed tropical cyclone size revisited. J. Clim., 29: 2923–2939.

Hart, R. E., Chavas D. R., and M. P. Guishard (2016). The arbitrary definition of the current Atlantic major hurricane landfall drought. Bull. Amer. Met. Soc., 97(5): 713-722.

Reed, K. and D. R. Chavas (2015). Uniformly-rotating global radiative-convective equilibrium in the Community Atmosphere Model, version 5. J. Adv. Mod. Earth Sys., 7(4): 1938-1955.

Knutson T. R., J. J. Sirutis, M. Zhao, R. E. Tuleya, M. Bender, G. A. Vecchi, G. Villarini, and D. R. Chavas (2015). Global projections of intense tropical cyclone activity for the late 21st century from dynamical downscaling of CMIP5/RCP4.5 scenarios. J. Clim., 28(18): 7203-7224..

Chavas, D. R, N. Lin, and K. A. Emanuel (2015). A complete tropical cyclone radial wind structure model. Part I: Comparison with observed structure. J. Atmos. Sci., 72(9): 3647-3662..

Chavas D. R. and J. Vigh (2014), QSCAT-R: the QuikSCAT tropical cyclone radial structure dataset. NCAR Technical Note, TN-513+STR, 27 pp.

Chavas D. R. and K. A. Emanuel (2014), Equilibrium tropical cyclone size in an idealized state of radiative-convective equilibrium. J. Atmos. Sci., 71(5): 1663-1680.

Elsner J. B., Jagger T. H., Widen H. M., and D. R. Chavas (2014), Daily tornado frequency distributions in the United States. Environ. Res. Lett., 9, 024018, doi:10.1088/1748-9326/9/2/024018.

Chavas D. R., Yonekura E., Karamperidou C., Cavanaugh N., and K. Serafin (2013), U.S. hurricanes and economic damage: extreme value perspective. Nat. Hazards Rev., 14(4), 237–246, doi:10.1061/(ASCE)NH.1527-6996.0000102.

Lin N. and D. R. Chavas (2012), On hurricane parametric wind and applications in storm surge modeling, J. Geophys. Res., 117, D09120, doi:10.1029/2011JD017126.

Chavas D. R. and K. A. Emanuel (2010), A QuikSCAT climatology of tropical cyclone size, Geophys. Res. Lett., 37, L18816, doi:10.1029/2010GL044558. Dataset used in analysis is available here.

Dean, L., Emanuel K. A., and D. R. Chavas (2009), On the size distribution of Atlantic tropical cyclones, Geophys. Res. Lett., 36, L14803, doi:10.1029/2009GL039051.

Chavas D. R., Izaurralde R. C., Thomson A. M., and X. Gao (2009), Long-term climate change impacts on agricultural productivity in eastern China, Ag. For. Met., 149(6-7), 1118-1128, doi: 10.1016/j.agrformet.2009.02.001.

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The energy balance of corn ethanol: a standardized, comparative review of four recent studies. Class project, Dec 2008.  Energy balance data used in the project.

Chavas, D. R., 2008. "Seasonal climate prediction dissemination to rural farmers in sub-Saharan Africa: a 'bottom-up' perspective and the emergence of the mobile phone". Discussion paper. Internship, World Climate Programme, World Meteorological Organization, Geneva, Switzerland.

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