Profile for Karen Mohr


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Title: Associate Deputy Director for Atmospheres
Affiliation: NASA
Contact: E-mail
Office Phone: 301-614-6360
Fax: 301-614-5492

Publications

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Mohr, K., W.-K. Tao, J.-D. Chern, S. V. Kumar, and C. D. Peters-Lidard (2012). The NASA-Goddard Multi-scale Modeling Framework-Land Information System: Global land/atmosphere interaction with resolved convection Environmental Modelling & Software, 39, 103-115
doi:10.1016/j.envsoft.2012.02.023

Herrmann, Stefanie M., and K.I. Mohr (2011). A Continental-Scale Classification of Rainfall Seasonality Regimes in Africa Based on Gridded Precipitation and Land Surface Temperature Products J.Appl.Meteor.Climatol., 50(12), 2504–2513
10.1175/JAMC-D-11-024.1

Schrek Carl III, John Molinari, and K.I. Mohr (2011). Attributing Tropical Cyclogenesis to Equatorial Waves in the Western North Pacific J. Atmos. Sci., 68(2), 195-209
10.1175/2010JAS3396.1

Nicholls Stephen, and K.I. Mohr (2010). An analysis of the environments of intense convective systems in West Africa in 2003 Mon. Wea. Rev., 138(10), 3721-3729
doi:10.1175/2010MWR3321.1

Mohr, K.I., J. Molinari, and C. Thorncroft (2009). The interannual stability of cumulative frequency distributions for convective system size and intensity J. Climate, 22(19), 5218-5231
doi:10.1175/2009JCLI2940.1

Fan J., R. Zhang, W.-K. Tao, and K.I. Mohr (2008). Effects of aerosol optical properties on deep convective clouds and radiative forcing J. Geophys. Res., 113(D08209).
doi:10.1029/2007JD009257

Alonge C., W.-K. Tao, and K.I. Mohr (2007). Numerical studies of wet vs dry soil regimes in the West African Sahel J. Hydrometeor., 8, 102-116
10.1175/JHM559

Mohr, K.I., and C. Thorncroft (2006). Intense convective systems in West Africa and their relationship to the African easterly jet Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society, 132, 163-176

Mohr, K.I. (2004). Interannual, monthly, and regional variability in the wet season diurnal cycle of precipitation in Sub-Saharan Africa Journal of Climate, 17, 2441-2453

Mohr, K.I., R.D. Baker, W.-K. Tao, and J. Famiglietti (2003). The sensitivity of West African convective line water budgets to land cover J. Hydrometeor., 4(1), 62-76

Mohr, K.I., J.S. Famiglietti , and A. Boone (2001). The effect of sub-grid variability of soil moisture on the simulation of mesoscale watershed hydrology A case study from the Southern Great Plains 1997 Hydrology Experiment. Observations and Modeling of Land Surface Hydrologic Processes, V. Lakshmi, J. Albertson, and J. Schaake, Eds., American Geophysical Union, 161-176

Mohr, K.I., J.S. Famiglietti, A. Boone, and P.J. Starks (2000). Modeling soil moisture and surface flux variability with an untuned land surface scheme: A case study from the Southern Great Plains 1997 Hydrology Experiment Journal of Hydrometeorology, 13, 3314-3326

Zolman J.L. , E.J. Zipser, and K.I. Mohr (2000). A comparison of tropical mesoscale convective systems in El Niño and La Niña Journal of Climate, 13, 3314-3326

Mohr, K.I., J.S. Famiglietti, and E.J. Zipser (1999). he contribution to tropical rainfall with respect to convective system type, size, and intensity estimated from the 85 GHz ice scattering signature Journal of Applied Meteorology, 38, 596-606

Jenkins G.S. , K.I. Mohr, V.R. Morris , and O. Arino (1997). The role of convective processes over the Zaire-Congo Basin to the southern hemisphere ozone maximum Journal of Geophysical Research, 102, 18,963-18,980

Jenkins, G.S., K.I. Mohr, V. R. Morris, and O. Arino (1996). The role of convective processes over the Zaire-Congo Basin to the southern hemisphere ozone maximum Journal of Geophysical Research, 102, 18,963-18,980

Mohr, K.I., and E.J. Zipser (1996). Mesoscale convective systems defined by their 85 GHz ice scattering signature: Size and intensity comparison over tropical oceans and continents Monthly Weather Review, 124, 2417-2437

Mohr, K.I., and E.J. Zipser (1996). Defining mesoscale convective systems by their 85 GHz ice scattering signature Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 77, 1179-1189

Mohr, K.I., E.R. Toracinta , E.J. Zipser , and R.E. Orville (1996). A comparison of WSR-88D reflectivities, SSM/I brightness temperatures, and lightning for mesoscale convective systems in Texas. Part II: SSM/I brightness temperatures and lightning. Journal of Applied Meteorology, 35, 919-931

Toracinta E.R. , K.I. Mohr, E.J. Zipser , and R.E. Orville (1996). A comparison of WSR-88D reflectivities, SSM/I brightness temperatures, and lightning for mesoscale convective systems in Texas. Part I: Radar reflectivity and lightning Journal of Applied Meteorology, 35, 902-918