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GRI Publications for Patrick J. Fitzpatrick
Book or Book Chapter
Fitzpatrick, P. J. (2014). Tropical Cyclones. In Y. Q. Wang (Ed.), Encylopedia of Natural Resources. CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group. 1060-1068. [Document Site]

Twilley, R. R., Fitzpatrick, P. J., Lau, Y. H., & Chen, J. (2014). Simulation Management Systems Developed by the Northern Gulf Coastal Hazards Collaboratory (NG-CHC): An Overview of Strategic Cyberinfrastructure to Support Coastal Modeling Community in the Gulf of Mexico. In C. W. Finkl, A. H. F. Klein, and C. Makowski (Eds.), Advances in Coastal and Marine Resources: Remote Sensing and Modeling. Coastal Research Library (CRL) series. 9, 365-394. [Abstract] [Document Site]

Steed, C., Swan II, J. E., Fitzpatrick, P. J., & Jankun-Kelly, T. J. (2013). A Visual Analytics Approach for Correlation, Classification, and Regression Analysis. In Mao Lin Huang and Weidong Huang (Eds.), Innovative approaches of data visualization and visual analytics. IGI Global. 25-45. [Document Site]

Chen, Q., Hu, K., & Fitzpatrick, P. J. (2012). Assessment of a Parametric Surface Wind Model for Tropical Cyclones in the Gulf of Mexico. In K. Hickey (Ed.), Advances in Hurricane Research - Modelling, Meteorology, Preparedness and Impacts. InTech. [Document Site]

Fitzpatrick, P. J. (2011). The Debate Over Tropical Cyclones and Anthropogenic Climate Change. World History Encyclopedia, Era 9: Promises and Paradoxes, 1945-Present. A.J. Waskey and F.R. Nadis, Eds., ABC-CLIO eBook Collection. 28-29. [Document Site]

Fitzpatrick, P. J. (2011). Global Warming: Scientific Consensus and Debates. World History Encyclopedia, Era 9: Promises and Paradoxes, 1945-Present. A.J. Waskey and F.R. Nadis, Eds., ABC-CLIO eBook Collection. 25-28. [Document Site]

Fitzpatrick, P. J. (2005). Hurricanes: A Reference Handbook. ABC-CLIO. 412 pp.

Fitzpatrick, P. J. (1999). Natural Disasters: Hurricanes. ABC-CLIO. 288.

Peer-Reviewed Journals
Knaff, J. A., Sampson, C. R., Fitzpatrick, P. J., Jin, Y., & Hill, C. M. (2011). Simple Diagnosis of Tropical Cyclone Structure via Pressure Gradients. Weather and Forecasting. 26, 1020-1031.

Hill, C. M., Fitzpatrick, P. J., Corbin, J. H., Lau, Y. H., & Bhate, S. K. (2010). Summertime Precipitation Regimes Associated with the Sea Breeze and Land Breeze in Southern Mississippi and Eastern Louisiana. Weather and Forecasting. American Meteorological Society. 25, 1755-1779. [Document Site]

Karan, H., Fitzpatrick, P. J., Hill, C. M., Xiao, Q., & Lim, E. (2010). The Formation of Two Prefrontal Squall Lines and the Impact of WSR-88D Radial Winds in a WRF Simulation. Weather and Forecasting. 25, 242-262. [Abstract] [Document Site]

Xiao, Q., Zhang, X., Davis, C., Tuttle, J., Holland, G., & Fitzpatrick, P. J. (2009). Experiments of Hurricane Initialization with Airborne Doppler Radar Data for the Advanced Research Hurricane WRF (AHW) Model. Monthly Weather Review. American Meteorological Society. 137, 2758-2777. [Document Site]

Steed, C. A., Fitzpatrick, P. J., Jankun-Kelly, T. J., Yancey, A. N., & Swan, J. E. (2009). An Interactive Parallel Coordinates Technique Applied to a Tropical Cyclone Climate Analysis. Computers and Geosciences. Elsevier. 35, 1529-1539. [Document Site]

Steed, C., Fitzpatrick, P. J., Jankun-Kelly, T. J., Yancey, A. N., & Swan II, J. E. (2009). Tropical Cyclone Trend Analysis Using Enhanced Parallel Coordinates and Statistical Analysis. Cartography and Geographic Information Systems. 36, 251-265. [Document Site]

Mostovoy, G. V., Fitzpatrick, P. J., & Li, Y. (2005). Regional Accuracy of QuikSCAT Gridded Winds. International Journal of Remote Sensing. 26, 4117-4136. [Document]

Fitzpatrick, P. J. (1997). Understanding and Forecasting Tropical Cyclone Intensity Change with the Typhoon Intensity Prediction Scheme (TIPS). MSU. 12, 826-846. [Document]

Fitzpatrick, P. J. (1995). Documentation of a Systematic Bias in the Aviation Model?s Forecast of the Atlantic Tropical Upper-Tropospheric Trough: Implications for Tropical Cyclone Forecasting. Weather Forecast. 10, 433-446. [Document]

Pielke, R. A., Bernardet, L. R., Fitzpatrick, P. J., Gillies, S. C., Hertenstein, R. F., Jones, J.A., Lin, X., Nachamkin, J. E., Nair, U., Papineau, J. M., Poulous, G. S., Savoie, M. H., & Vidale, P. L. (1995). Standardized Test to Evaluate Numerical Weather Prediction Algorithms. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc.. 76, 46-48.

Peer-Reviewed Conference Abstracts
Steed, C., Fitzpatrick, P. J., Jankun-Kelly, T. J., & Swan II, J. E. (2008). Practical North Atlantic Hurricane Trend Analysis Using Parallel Coordinates and Statistical Techniques. In Proceedings of the 2008 Workshop on Geospatial Visual Analytics. Park City, UT.

Steed, C., Fitzpatrick, P. J., Jankun-Kelly, T. J., Yancey, A., & Swan II, J. E. (2007). Practical Application of Parallel Coordinates to Hurricane Trend Analysis. IEEE Visualization Conference Compendium. Sacramento, CA.

Peer-Reviewed Conference Papers
Steed, C., Swan II, J. E., Jankun-Kelly, T. J., & Fitzpatrick, P. J. (2009). Guided Analysis of Hurricane Trends Using Statistical Processes Integrated with Interactive Parallel Coordinates. IEEE Symposium on Visual Analytics Science and Technology 2009. Atlantic City, NJ. [Document Site]

Sanyal, J., Amburn, P., Zhang, S., Dyer, J., Fitzpatrick, P. J., & Moorhead, R. J., (2008). User Experience of Hurricane Visualization in an Immersive 3D Environment. Proceedings of the International Symposium on Visual Computing 2008. Las Vegas, NV. 1, 867-878.

Sanyal, J., Amburn, P., Zhang, S., Fitzpatrick, P. J., & Moorhead, R. J., (2008). 3D Immersive Visualization of Mesoscale Model Outputs Simulating Hurricane Lili's (2002) Rapid Weakening. Proceedings of IEEE OCEANS 08. Quebec City, Canada.

Anantharaj, V. G., Fitzpatrick, P. J., Li, Y., King, R., & Mostovoy, G. V. (2006). Impact of Land Use and Land Cover Changes in the Surface Fluxes of an Atmospheric Model. IGARSS 2006, Denver, CO. CDRom. [Document]

Anantharaj, V. G., Fitzpatrick, P. J., King, R., & Wasson, L. L. (2004). Incorporation of MODIS Landcover Data to Improve Land Surface Parameterization in the COAMPS Numerical Weather Prediction Model. Proceedings of IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium. CDRom, 4095-4098.

Fitzpatrick, P. J., Mehra, A., Haupt, T., & Corbin, J. H. (2002). The Distributed Marine Environment Forecast System (DMEFS). 2002 American Meteorologic Society Conference. Orlando, FL.

Scheffner, N. W., & Fitzpatrick, P. J. (1998). Real-Time Predictions of Surge Propagation. 5th International Conference on Estuarine and Coastal Modeling.

Peer-Reviewed Conference Posters
Sanyal, J., Amburn, P., Zhang, S., Fitzpatrick, P. J., & Moorhead, R. J., (2008). Applying Immersive Visualization Techniques to Analyze Model Outputs: A Case Study of Hurricane Lili. Proceedings of the IEEE Visualization 2008. Columbus, OH.

Non-Refereed Conference Abstracts
Wiggert, J., Harding, J. M., Bub, F., Fitzpatrick, P. J., & Woodard, K. (2012). Evaluation of the AMSEAS Gulf of Mexico/Caribbean Regional Forecast System: A SURA Super-regional Modeling Testbed Activity. Abstract 12727 presented at 2012 Ocean Sciences Meeting. Salt Lake City, UT: American Geophysical Union. [Abstract]

Hill, C. M., Lau, Y. H., & Fitzpatrick, P. J. (2011). Multiple Observational Platform Analysis of Recent Gulf Hurricanes. 2011 Northern Gulf Institute Annual Meeting. Mobile, AL. [Abstract] [Document Site]

Hill, C. M., Koziara, M., Navejar, F., Fitzpatrick, P. J., & Lau, Y. H. (2010). Collaborative Study of Episodic Changes to Intensity and Structure of Gulf Hurricanes. 2010 Northern Gulf Institute Annual Meeting. Mobile, AL.

Hill, C. M., Fitzpatrick, P. J., & Lau, Y. H. (2009). Examination of the Tropical Cyclone Environment Through Comparison of COSMIC with Other Satellite Data. 63rd Interdepartmental Hurricane Conference. St. Petersburg, FL.

Hill, C. M., Fitzpatrick, P. J., Lau, Y. H., & Karan, H. (2009). Examination of the Tropical Cyclone Environment Through Comparison of COSMIC with Other Satellite Data. 89th AMS Annual Meeting, 13th Conference on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface. Phoenix, AZ.

Fitzpatrick, P. J. (2009). Hurricanes and Climate: The Debate over Tropical Cyclones and Anthropogenic Climate Change. MMS Gulf of Mexico Information Transfer Meeting. New Orleans, LA. [Document Site]

Fitzpatrick, P. J. (2009). Unmanned Aircraft Hurricane Reconnaissance. MMS Gulf of Mexico Information Transfer Meeting. New Orleans, LA. [Document Site]

Non-Refereed Conference Papers
Hu, K., Chawla, A., Chen, Q., Tohman, H., & Fitzpatrick, P. J. (2010). Coupling of ADCIRC and WAVEWATCH for Northern Gulf Coast. 2010 Northern Gulf Institute Annual Meeting. Mobile, AL.

Fitzpatrick, P. J., Lau, Y. H., Hill, C. M., Wamlsey, T. V., & Jelley, B. (2010). Myths About the Cause of Hurricane Katrina's Storm Surge. 29th Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology. Tuscon, AZ.

Fitzpatrick, P. J., Tran, N. T., Lau, Y. H., Li, Y., & Hill, C. M. (2009). A Proposed New Storm Surge Scale. Oceans 09. Biloxi, MS. [Document Site]

Fitzpatrick, P. J., Tran, N. T., Li, Y., & Hill, C. M. (2009). A Proposed New Storm Surge Scale. Oceans 09 MTS/IEEE. Biloxi, MS.

Masutani, M., Hill, C. M., Anantharaj, V. G., & Fitzpatrick, P. J. (2009). Expanding Collaboration in Joint OSSEs. 13th Conference on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface. Phoenix, AZ, USA: American Meteorological Society. [Abstract] [Document] [Document Site]

Fitzpatrick, P. J., Hill, C. M., Lau, Y. H., Li, Y., Corbin, J. H., & Karan, H. (2008). A Theory on the Expansion of Hurricane Katrina's Wind Field. 28th Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology. Orlando, FL.

Blackwell, K. G., Wimmers, A., Velden, C., Fitzpatrick, P. J., & Jelley, B. (2008). Hurricane Katrina?s Eyewall Replacement Cycle over the Northern Gulf and Accompanying Double Eyewalls at Landfall: A Key to the Storm?s Huge Size and Devastating Impact over a Three-state Coastal Region. 28th Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, Orlando, FL.

Sanyal, J., Amburn, P., Moorhead, R. J.,, & Fitzpatrick, P. J. (2008). Visualization of Numerical Model Outputs of Hurricane Lili's Rapid Weakening in a Virtual 3D Environment. Northern Gulf Institute Conference. Biloxi, MS. [Document]

Fitzpatrick, P. J., Hill, C. M., Lau, Y. H., Li, Y., Corbin, J. H., & Karan, H. (2008). The Impact of Louisiana's Levees and Wetlands on Katrina's Storm Surge. 28th Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology. Orlando, FL.

Anantharaj, V. G., Nair, U. S., Song, A., Wasson, L. L., Christopher, S., Fitzpatrick, P. J., & King, R. (2008). Numerical Model Simulations of Regional Weather and Climate Impacts Due to Changes in Historical Landuse in Lower Mississippi River Valley. 88th Annual Meeting of the American Meteorological Society. New Orleans, LA.

Lim, E., Xiao, Q., Sun, J., Fitzpatrick, P. J., Li, Y., & Dyer, J. L. (2008). The Impact of Doppler Radar Data on Rainfall Forecast: a Case Study of a Convective Rainband Event in Mississippi Delta Using WRF 3D-Var. 88th Annual Meeting of the American Meteorological Society. New Orleans, LA.

Fitzpatrick, P. J., Hill, C. M., Lau, Y. H., & Stettner, D. (2008). Analysis of the Tropical Cyclone Environment Using COSMIC Data. 88th Annual Meeting of the American Meteorological Society. New Orleans, LA.

Fitzpatrick, P. J., Li, Y., Hill, C. M., Karan, H., Lim, E., & Xiao, Q. (2008). The Impact of Radar Data Assimilation on a Squall Line in Mississippi. 88th Annual Meeting of the American Meteorological Society. New Orleans, LA.

Xiao, Q., Zhang, X., Liu, Z., Wang, W., Davis, C. A., Holland, G. J., Fitzpatrick, P. J., Li, Y., Hill, C. M., & Winterbottom, H. R. (2008). Experiments on WRF Hurricane Initialization (WRF-HI) --- An Approach Based on WRF Variational Data Assimilation of Remote Sensing and Synthetic Observations. 88th Annual Meeting of the American Meteorological Society. New Orleans, LA.

Anantharaj, V. G., Mostovoy, G. V., Fitzpatrick, P. J., & Nair, U. (2008). Impact of Soil Moisture Initialization on Numerical Weather Forecasting over the Mississippi Delta Region. AMS 88th Annual Meeting New Orleans, LA. 10. [Document]

Xiao, Q., Zhang, X., Davis, C. A., Tuttle, J. D., Holland, G. J., & Fitzpatrick, P. J. (2008). Impacts of Airborne Doppler Radar Data Assimilation on the Forecasts of Hurricane Katrina (2005). 88th Annual Meeting of the American Meteorological Society. New Orleans, LA.

Fitzpatrick, P. J., & Fernandez, A. (2008). Some Lesser-known Hurricane Events Which Impacted Society. 88th Annual Meeting of the American Meteorological Society. New Orleans, LA.

Steed, C., Fitzpatrick, P. J., Jankun-Kelly, T. J., Yancey, A., & Swan II, J. E. (2007). Practical Applications of Parallel Coordinates to Hurricane Trend Analysis. Proceedings of IEEE Visualization 2007. Sacramento, CA.

Majure, L. C., Ervin, G. N., & Fitzpatrick, P. J. (2007). Storm-driven Maritime Dispersal of Prickly Pear Cacti (Opuntia Species). USDA, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, International Cactoblastis cactorum Conference (May 7-10, 2007). Phoenix, AZ.

Fitzpatrick, P. J., Lau, Y. H., Bhate, S. K., & Hill, C. M. (2007). A Comparison of COSMIC Temperature and Moisture Profiles against Dropsondes, AIRS, Terra, and Aqua near Atlantic Tropical Cyclones of 2006. 61st Interdepartmental Hurricane Conference. New Orleans, LA. [Document]

Hill, C. M., Fitzpatrick, P. J., Lau, Y. H., Corbin, J. H., Bhate, S. K., & Dixon, P. G. (2007). An Analysis of the Northern Gulf of Mexico Sea Breeze and Associated Thunderstorms. 16th Conference on Applied Climatology, 87th Annual Meeting of the American Meteorological Society. San Antonio, TX. [Document]

Fitzpatrick, P. J., Li, Y., Hill, C. M., Dyer, J., Xiao, Q., Lim, E., & Sun, J. (2007). The Impact of Assimilating Radar and SCAN Data on a WRF Simulation of a Mississippi Delta Squall Line. 2007 AMS Conference. San Antonio, TX. [Document]

Fitzpatrick, P. J., Lau, Y. H., Hill, C. M., Cione, J., Kuo, B., Xiao, Q., & Holland, G. (2007). An Evaluation of COSMIC and CHAMP Data in the Hurricane Environment. 2007 AMS Conference. San Antonio, TX. [Document]

Fitzpatrick, P. J., Li, Y., Bhate, S. K., Lau, Y. H., Jelley, B., Valenti, E., & Jacobsen, B. (2007). Storm Surge Issues of Hurricane Katrina. 2007 AMS Conference. San Antonio, TX.

Fitzpatrick, P. J., Hill, C. M., Li, Y., Bhate, S. K., Lau, Y. H., & Xiao, Q. (2007). Some Ideas on Hurricane Katrina?s Wind Expansion. 2007 AMS Conference. San Antonio, TX.

Fitzpatrick, P. J., Lau, Y. H., Bhate, S. K., Li, Y., Valenti, E., Jacobsen, B., & Lawhead, J. (2006). Storm Surge Issues of Hurricane Katrina. 60th Interdepartmental Hurricane Conference. Mobile, AL. [Document]

Fitzpatrick, P. J., Lau, Y. H., Bhate, S. K., Anantharaj, V. G., Zhang, X., & Xiao, Q. (2006). The Impact of Multi-Satellite Data in a 4DVAR MM5 Simulation of Hurricane Lili's (2002) Rapid Weakening. 60th Interdepartmental Hurricane Conference. MS. [Document]

Anantharaj, V. G., Fitzpatrick, P. J., Li, Y., King, R., & Johnson, E. (2006). An Analysis of MODIS Landuse Data on a Gulf Coast Sea Breeze Simulation. Proceeding of the 10th Symposium on IOAS-AOLS, 86th Annual Meeting of the American Meteorological Society. 10IOAS(8). [Document]

Fitzpatrick, P. J., Zhang, X., & Xiao, Q. (2006). The Impact of Multi-Satellite Data on the Initialization and Simulation of Hurricane Lili?s (2002) Rapid Weakening Phase. 10th Symposium on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for the Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface, American Meteorological Society.

Anantharaj, V. G., Fitzpatrick, P. J., Li, Y., Bhate, S. K., & Lau, Y. H. (2005). Incorporation of MODIS Land Data into Mesoscale Weather Prediction Models. Enterprise for Innovative Geospatial Solutions (EIGS) Research Symposium, Stennis Space Center, MS.

Anantharaj, V. G., King, R., Li, Y., & Fitzpatrick, P. J. (2005). Influences of MODIS Land Use Data on High Resolution Numerical Weather. EIGS Research Symposium, Stennis Space Center, MS. [Document]

Zhang, X., Xiao, Q., Fitzpatrick, P. J., & Kuo, Y. (2005). Four-dimensional Variational Data Assimilation of Satellite Retrieval Data for Hurricane Lili (2002). 6th WRF 15th MM5 Users? Workshop. Boulder, CO.

Mostovoy, G. V., & Fitzpatrick, P. J. (2004). Numerical Modeling of Rising Thermal: Application for Cumulus Clouds Parameterization. Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Clouds and Precipitations. Bologna, Italy. 2, 1386-1388.

Mostovoy, G. V., Fitzpatrick, P. J., & Li, Y. (2002). Regional Accuracy of QuikSCAT Gridded Winds over the Bay of Bengal. Geophysical Research Letters. 20.

Mostovoy, G. V., & Fitzpatrick, P. J. (2002). The Effect of Averaging Surface Roughness Values on Coastal Winds for Different Mesoscale Model Resolutions. Preprints, 2002 AMS Conference. Orlando, FL.

Sajjadi, S. G., Bettencourt, M., Fitzpatrick, P. J., & Mostovoy, G. V. (2002). Sensitivity of a Coupled Tropical Cyclone/ocean Wave Simulation to Different Energy Transfer Schemes. Tropical Meteorology and Hurricane Conference. [Document]

Veeramony, J., Fitzpatrick, P. J., Netchaev, D., Herndon, D., Tran, N. T., & Valenti, E. (2002). Assimilating IFSAR Interferometry DEM Data into an ADCIRC Simulation of Hurricane Camille. Tropical Meteorology and Hurricane Conference.

Veeramony, J., Fitzpatrick, P. J., Dmitry, D., Herndon, D., Tran, N. T., & Valenti, E. (2002). The Incorporation of SAR Interferometry Elevation Data into an ADCIRC Simulation of Hurricane Camille. Tropical Meteorology and Hurricane Conference. San Diego, CA.

Blumberg, A., Blaha, J., & Fitzpatrick, P. J. (2001). The Northern Gulf of Mexico Littoral Initiative, 2001. International Conference on Estuarine and Coastal Modeling Conference. Ft. Lauderdale, FL. [Document]

Mostovoy, G. V., Fitzpatrick, P. J., & Li, Y. (2001). Comparison of 9-km Wind Forecasts Versus 27-km Wind Forecasts During the Northern Gulf of Mexico Littoral Initiative. Preprints, Ninth Conference on Mesoscale Processes. Ft. Lauderdale, FL.

Fitzpatrick, P. J., Mehta, S., Budamgunta, V., Reddy, U., Mahecha, R., Scheffner, N. W., & Easson, G. (1999). Operational Modeling and Validation of the Hurricane Storm Surge Using ADCIRC. 1999 AMS Conference. [Document]

Fitzpatrick, P. J., Tran, N. T., Li, Y., Mehta, S., & Valenti, E. (1999). Validation Study of Operational MM5 Forecasts on the Gulf Coast Using FDDA in a Commercial Environment. Preprints, Third Conference on Coastal Atmospheric and Oceanographic Prediction and Processes. New Orleans, LA.

Fitzpatrick, P. J., Mehta, S., Budamgunta, V., Mahecha, R., Li, Y., & Zhang, D. (1999). Analysis and Comparison of a Tropical Cyclone Boundary Layer Database against Model Simulations. 1999 AMS Conference. [Document]

Fitzpatrick, P. J., Mehta, S., Li, Y., Lee, J. K., Valenti, E., & Barker, E. (1998). Improved MM5 and QLM Forecasts Using Scatterometer Data. Preprints, 1999 AMS Conference. Dallas, TX. [Document]

Fitzpatrick, P. J. (1995). Understanding and Forecasting Tropical Cyclone Intensity Change. Colorado State University. 380.

Non-Refereed Conference Posters
Fitzpatrick, P. J., Lau, Y. H., Nicinska, J., Moorhead, R. J.,, Leonardi, A., Skarke, A., Chadwick, R., & Kincaid, R. (2014). The Tropical Cyclone ExperiMental Program to Enable Unmanned Surface SysTems (TEMPEST). International Conference on Mesoscale Meteorology and Tropical Cyclones. Boulder, CO.

Liu, K., Tao, J., Chen, J., Diener, P., Hu, K., & Fitzpatrick, P. J. (2012). Modeling Spilled-oil Transport under Normal and Extreme Weather Conditions. 2012 State of the Coast Conference. New Orleans, LA.

Fitzpatrick, P. J., Bhate, S., Lau, Y. H., Anantharaj, V., Shean, S., Hu, K., & Chen, Q. (2012). Wetland Loss Associated with Tropical Cyclone Storm Surge near the Caernarvon Freshwater Diversion. Annual Northern Gulf Institute Meeting. Stennis Space Center, MS.

Fitzpatrick, P. J., Lau, Y. H., Hill, C. M., Karan, H., Harding, J. M., & Ko, D. S. (2012). The Influence of Cyclones on the Fate and Transport of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill. Annual Northern Gulf Institute Meeting. Stennis Space Center, MS.

Hill, C. M., Fitzpatrick, P. J., & Lau, Y. H. (2012). Using COSMIC to Infer Moist and Dry Environments around Tropical Cyclones. American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting. New Orleans, LA.

Fitzpatrick, P. J., Hill, C. M., Lau, Y. H., Karan, H., & Mostovoy, G. V. (2011). Hurricane Wind Analyses Schemes Using HWRF GSI and 4DVAR. 2011 Northern Gulf Institute Annual Meeting. Mobile, AL.

Hill, C. M., Fitzpatrick, P. J., & Lau, Y. H. (2011). Direct Interpretation of COSMIC Refractivity Data in the Tropical Cyclone Environment. 65th Interdepartmental Hurricane Conference. Miami, FL.

Fitzpatrick, P. J., Lau, Y. H., Hill, C. M., & Karan, H. (2011). The Influence of Cyclones on the BP Oil Spill. 65th Interdepartmental Hurricane Conference. Miami, FL.

Fitzpatrick, P. J., Bhate, S. K., Lau, Y. H., Anantharaj, V. G., & Shean, S. (2010). Wetland Erosion in Delacroix and Hopedale from Hurricanes This Decade and the Impact of the Caernarvon Freshwater Diversion. 2010 Northern Gulf Institute Annual Meeting. Mobile, AL.

Fitzpatrick, P. J., Lau, Y. H., Chawla, A., Shean, S., Hu, K., Tolman, H. L., Twilley, R. R., & Hill, C. M. (2010). An Integrated Modeling and Data Analysis Approach to Understanding Louisiana's Wetland Resilience to Hurricane Landfall. 29th Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, American Meteorological Society. Tucson, AZ.

Hill, C. M., Fitzpatrick, P. J., & Lau, Y. H. (2010). Analysis of Wind Field Variations of Major Hurricanes in the Gulf of Mexico. 29th Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology. Tucson, AZ.

Hill, C. M., Koziara, M., Navejar, F., Fitzpatrick, P. J., & Lau, Y. H. (2010). Collaborative Study of Episodic Changes to Intensity and Structure of Gulf Hurricanes. 64th Interdepartmental Hurricane Conference. Savannah, GA.

Fitzpatrick, P. J., Lau, Y. H., Li, Y., Tran, N. T., Hill, C. M., & Shean, S. (2009). Wetland Attenuation of Hurricane Rita's Storm Surge. 2009 Northern Gulf Institute Annual Conference. Mobile, AL.

Hill, C. M., Fitzpatrick, P. J., Fan, X., Anantharaj, V. G., Masutani, M., Riishojgaard, L. P., & Li, Y. (2009). An Observing System Simulation Experiment to Evaluate CrIS / ATMS Observations in Modeling a Mesoscale Weather Event. 16th Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography. Phoenix, AZ, USA: American Meteorological Society. [Abstract] [Document Site]

Riishojgaard, L. P., Weng, F., Masutani, M., Zhu, T., Sun, H., Hill, C. M., Anantharaj, V. G., Fitzpatrick, P. J., Errico, R. M., Lord, S. J., Han, Y., Woollen, J., Groff, D., & Kleespies, T. J. (2009). Evaluation of GOES-R and NPOESS Instrument in Joint OSSEs. 16th Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography. Phoenix, AZ, USA: American Meteorological Society. [Abstract] [Document Site]

Hill, C. M., Fitzpatrick, P. J., Karan, H., & Lau, Y. H. (2008). An Examination of COSMIC in the Tropical Cyclone Environment. 28th Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology. Orlando, FL.

Fitzpatrick, P. J., Tran, N. T., Lau, Y. H., Hill, C. M., Karan, H., & Shaffer, W. A. (2008). A Sensitivity Study of the Storm Surge from Hurricane Katrina. 2nd Annual Northern Gulf Institute Conference. Biloxi, MS.

Articles in Trade Journals and Popular Press
Valenti, E., & Fitzpatrick, P. J. (2006). Forecasting of Storm-surge Floods Using ADCIRC and Optimzed DEMs. NASA Tech Brief. 30, 28-30. [Document]

Bettencourt, M., Sajjadi, S. G., & Fitzpatrick, P. J. (2002). A Distributed Model Coupling Environment for Geophysical Processes. http://www.navo.hpc.mil/Navigator/fall02_Feature2.html. 5-6, 21.

Fitzpatrick, P. J., Li, Y., & Mostovoy, G. V. (2002). COAMPS High-Resolution Weather Forecasts for Mississippi and Louisiana Coasts. http://www.navo.hpc.mil/Navigator/fall02_Feature1.html. 5-6, 21.

In-House
White, T. D., McAnally, W. H., Truax, D., Cole, H., Eamon, C., Zhang, L., Gullett, P., Fitzpatrick, P. J., Lau, Y. H., Bhate, S. K., & Li, Y. (2006). Coast in the Eye of the Storm: Hurricane Katrina, August 29, 2005. Mississippi State University. 86. [Document]

Fitzpatrick, P. J., Mostovoy, G. V., Li, Y., Bettencourt, M., & Sajjadi, S. G. (2002). Coupling of COAMPS and WAVEWATCH with Improved Wave Physics. Final Project Report, Contract No. N62306-01-D-7110. 10. [Document]

Fitzpatrick, P. J., Mostovoy, G. V., & Li, Y. (2002). Validation and Comparison of a Mesoscale Model and NOGAPS in the Bay of Bengal and Arabian Sea for March-August 2001. MSU technical report submitted to the US Naval Oceanographic Office, MSSU-COE-ERC. 11, 88.

Herndon, D., Tran, N. T., Fitzpatrick, P. J., & Valenti, E. (2002). Model Validation Assessment of COAMPS for the Northern Gulf of Mexico Littoral Initiative. MSU technical report submitted to the US Naval Oceanographic Office, MSSU-COE-ERC. 71.

Technical Report
Zaron, E. D., Fitzpatrick, P. J., Cross, S. L., Harding, J. M., Bub, F. L., Wiggert, J. D., Ko, D., Lau, Y. H., Woodard, K., & Mooers, C. N. K. (2014). Initial Evaluations of a U. S. Navy Rapidly Relocatable Gulf of Mexico/Caribbean Ocean Forecast System in the Context of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Incident. In Zaron, E. D., Fitzpatrick, P. J., Cross, S. L., Harding, J. M., Bub, F. L., Wiggert, J. D., Ko, D., Lau, Y. H., Woodard, K., & Mooers, C. N. K. (2014). Initial Evaluations of a U. S. Navy Rapidly Relocatable Gulf of Mexico/Caribbean Ocean Forecast Sys (Eds.), Stennis Space Center, MS: Naval Research Laboratory.

Fitzpatrick, P. J., & Lau, Y. H. (2014). An Examination of Ocean-Forcing Issues in HWRF-POM and HWRF-HYCOM. Stennis Space Center, MS: Northern Gulf Institute.

Fitzpatrick, P. J., & Lau, Y. H. (2014). Evaluating Baseline Operational Ocean Surface Current Predictions and Low-member Multi-model Ensembles in the Gulf of Mexico. Stennis Space Center, MS: Northern Gulf Institute.

Steed, C., Fitzpatrick, P. J., Jankun-Kelly, T. J., Amber,, N. Yancey, & Swan II, J. E. (2008). An Interactive Parallel Coordinates Technique Applied to a Tropical Cyclone Climate Analysis. Naval Research Laboratory, Technical Report #NRL/MR/7440--08-0126. Stennis Space Center: Mississippi State University.

Professional Presentations
Fitzpatrick, P. J., Lau, Y. H., Kim, H., Chen, S., & Yablonsky, R. (2014). Case Study Validation of HWRF and COAMPS Ocean Coupling for Hurricane Isaac (2012). International Conference on Mesoscale Meteorology and Tropical Cyclones. Boulder, CO.

Fitzpatrick, P. J., & Lau, Y. H. (2014). Assessing Statistical Climate Variability from the TAO Buoy Array. Stennis Space Center, MS: National Data Buoy Center.

Fitzpatrick, P. J., & Lau, Y. H. (2014). Summertime Precipitation and Wind Regimes in Southern Mississippi and Eastern Louisiana. 2014 Marine West Southern Region SOO Workshop. Lake Charles, LA.

Fitzpatrick, P. J., & Lau, Y. H. (2014). Wind Forcing Methods for Storm Surge Modeling. 2014 Marine West Southern Region SOO Workshop. Lake Charles, LA.

Fitzpatrick, P. J., & Lau, Y. H. (2014). The Spatial Contribution of Translation Speed to Tropical Cyclone Wind Structure. 31st Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology. San Diego, CA.

Fitzpatrick, P. J. (2014). An Overview on Storm Surge Physics, and a Conceptual Protection Plan for Eden Isles. Eden Isles Homeowners Association. Slidell, LA.

Fitzpatrick, P. J., & Lau, Y. H. (2013). An Examination of Fisheries and Water Level Impact from Diversion Models. Barataria-Terrebonne National Estuary Program (BTNEP) Quarterly Management Conference. Thibodaux, LA: Nicholls State University.

Fitzpatrick, P. J., & Lau, Y. H. (2013). An Analysis of Storm Surge Attenuation by Wetlands Using USGS, FEMA, and NASA Data. 2013 Gulf of Mexico Initiative Roses Closeout Workshop. New Orleans, LA.

Fitzpatrick, P. J., Bhate, S., Lau, Y. H., Anantharaj, V., Shean, S., Hu, K., & Chen, Q. (2012). Wetland Loss Associated with Tropical Cyclone Storm Surge near the Caernarvon Freshwater Diversion. 2012 State of the Coast Conference. New Orleans, LA.

Fitzpatrick, P. J., Lau, Y. H., Hill, C. M., & Karan, H. (2012). Recent Hurricane Structure Research at MSU. Annual Northern Gulf Institute Meeting. Stennis Space Center, MS.

Fitzpatrick, P. J., & Lau, Y. H. (2012). Analysis of a Bathymetric Storm Surge Scale. 30th Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology. Ponte Vedra Beach, FL.

Hill, C. M., Fitzpatrick, P. J., Jiang, H., Klotzbach, P. J., Lau, Y. H., & Roth, D. (2012). The Impact of Tropical Cyclones on Drought Alleviation in the Atlantic and Gulf Coasts. 30th Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology. Ponte Vedra Beach, FL.

Fitzpatrick, P. J., Hill, C. M., & Lau, Y. H. (2012). Using COSMIC to Infer Moist and Dry Environments around Tropical Cyclones. 30th Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology. Ponte Vedra Beach, FL.

Fitzpatrick, P. J. (2012). Hurricane Katrina - a Multidisciplinary Problem. Tulane University Butler Honors Program Series. New Orleans, LA.

Fitzpatrick, P. J. (2012). Hurricane History Workshop - Hurricane Rainfall Products, with Examples for Floods and Droughts. National Hurricane Conference. Orlando, FL.

Fitzpatrick, P. J., Lau, Y. H., & Karan, H. (2012). An Overview of Meteorology Research at GRI-SSC and WorldWinds, Inc. Louisiana State University, Dept. of Civil Engineering, Baton Rouge, LA.

Fitzpatrick, P. J., Lau, Y. H., Karan, H., & Hill, C. M. (2012). Meteorological Modeling. 4th Annual Meeting Center for the Study of Natural Hazards and Disasters Department of Homeland Security Center of Excellence Natural Disasters, Coastal Infrastructure and Emergency Management (DIEM). Chapel Hill, NC.

Lau, Y. H., Fitzpatrick, P. J., Li, Y., & Hill, C. M. (2012). Validation of a Bathymetric Storm Surge Scale. 92nd American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting. New Orleans, LA.

Hill, C. M., Fitzpatrick, P. J., Jiang, H., Klotzbach, P. J., Lau, Y. H., & Roth, D. (2012). Attributing the Impact of Tropical Cyclones to the Alleviation of Drought Conditions in the Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Regions of the United States. 92nd American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting. New Orleans, LA.

Fitzpatrick, P. J., Lau, Y. H., Hill, C. M., & Karan, H. (2012). The Influence of Cyclones on the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill. 92nd American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting. New Orleans, LA.

Fitzpatrick, P. J., & Lau, Y. H. (2010). Myths About the Cause of Hurricane Katrina's Storm Surge. School of Science and Engineering, Spring Seminar Series, Tulane University. New Orleans, LA.

Fitzpatrick, P. J., Lau, Y. H., Petersen, W. A., & Buckley, C. D. (2009). An Analysis of Storm Surge Attenuation Using USGS, FEMA, and NASA Data. NASA Applied Sciences Gulf Workshop. New Orleans, LA.

Hill, C. M., Fitzpatrick, P. J., & Lau, Y. H. (2009). Examination of 2008 and 2009 Tropical Cyclones with COSMIC Data. 4th FORMOSAT-3/COSMIC Data Users Workshop. Boulder, CO: UCAR. [Document]

Fitzpatrick, P. J., Lau, Y. H., Li, Y., Tran, N. T., & Hill, C. M. (2009). A Proposed New Storm Surge Scale. National Weather Service. Slidell, LA.

Fitzpatrick, P. J., Li, Y., Hill, C. M., Bhate, S. K., Lau, Y. H., Jelley, B., Valenti, E., & Jacobsen, B. (2008). ADCIRC Research Activities at the Northern Gulf Institute. 2008 ADCIRC Model Workshop, Naval Research Laboratory. Stennis Space Center, MS.

Fitzpatrick, P. J., Li, Y., Hill, C. M., Bhate, S. K., Lau, Y. H., Jelley, B., Valenti, E., & Jacobsen, B. (2008). Storm Surge Research at Mississippi State University. Army Corps of Engineers. Vicksburg, MS.

Fitzpatrick, P. J. (2008). Hurricanes and Global Warming. Rotary Club. Stennis Space Center, MS.

Fitzpatrick, P. J., Li, Y., Tran, N. T., Lau, Y. H., Hill, C. M., Jelley, B., & Valenti, E. (2008). Storm Surge Research at the Northern Gulf Institute. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Vicksburg, MS.

Hill, C. M., Fitzpatrick, P. J., Lau, Y. H., & Karan, H. (2007). An Examination of COSMIC in the Tropical Cyclone Environment. 2nd FORMOSAT-3/COSMIC Data Users Workshop. Boulder, CO.

Fitzpatrick, P. J. (2007). Meteorology and Oceanography Computational Work at Missippi State University's HPC2. MCSR Research Symposium. Oxford, MS.

Fitzpatrick, P. J., Lau, Y. H., Hill, C. M., Tran, N. T., Li, Y., Jelley, B., & Valenti, E. (2007). Storm Surge and Wind Issues of Hurricane Katrina. Independent Insurance Agents of Greater New Orleans. Metairie, LA.

Fitzpatrick, P. J. (2006). The Wind and Storm Surge of Hurricane Katrina. Stennis Space Center Rotary Club.

Fitzpatrick, P. J., Corbin, J. H., Lau, Y. H., Hill, C. M., Bhate, S. K., Tran, N. T., & Li, Y. (2006). Meteorology and Oceanography Computational Work at HPC2. GeoResources Institute. [Document]

Fitzpatrick, P. J. (2006). An Overview on the Hurricane Storm Surge. Starkville Rotary Club. Starkville, MS.

Fitzpatrick, P. J. (2006). An Overview on Hurricane Katrina. Poplarville Rotary Club.

Fitzpatrick, P. J., Li, Y., Bhate, S. K., & Lau, Y. H. (2006). An Overview on the Hurricane Storm Surge and Hurricane Winds. Tupelo Rotary Club. Tupelo, MS.

Fitzpatrick, P. J., Zhang, X., Xiao, Q., Tran, N. T., Bhate, S. K., & Lau, Y. H. (2006). The Impact of Terra, Aqua, TRMM, AVHRR, and Dropsonde Data on Hurricane Lili Simulations. 10th Symposium on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for the Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface, American Meteorological Society.

Fitzpatrick, P. J., Valenti, E., & Li, Y. (2006). XM Satellite Marine Weather - The Successful Result of Stennis Space Center?s Technology Cluster. NOAA Symposium on the Public/Private Sector Partnership, American Meteorological Society.

Fitzpatrick, P. J., Li, Y., Bhate, S. K., & Lau, Y. H. (2005). Overview on the Hurricane Storm Surge and Hurricane Winds. Office of the State Attorney General. Jackson, MS.

Fitzpatrick, P. J., Koger, T., & Breckenridge, W. B., III (2005). A Personal Observation of Hurricane Katrina: A Review and Some Comments. HPC. Starkville, MS.

Fitzpatrick, P. J., & Lau, Y. H. (2005). Background on Air Quality Monitoring Using Satellites. MMS. Metairie, LA.

Fitzpatrick, P. J., Zhang, X., Xiao, Q., Tran, N. T., Bhate, S. K., & Lau, Y. H. (2005). Applications of Four Dimensional Analysis to Examine Intensity Variations of Hurricane Lili Using Aqua, Terra, and Other Satellite Data. Enterprise for Innovative Geospatial Solutions (EIGS) Research Symposium, Stennis Space Center, MS.

Fitzpatrick, P. J. (2005). An Analysis of Hurricane Lili?s Intensity Changes Using Satellite and Reconnaissance Data in a 4DVAR Model Run. NASA Project Review.

Fitzpatrick, P. J. (2005). EIGS MSU/GRI Projects Overview - Hurricane Lili Case Study - MODIS Vs. USGS Land Use Data and Impact on Numerical Modeling. EIGS Annual Meeting Grand Casino. Biloxi, MS.

Fitzpatrick, P. J. (2005). An Overview of GRI?s Hurricane and Weather Research. National Center for Atmospheric Research. Boulder, CO.

Fitzpatrick, P. J. (2005). Emergency Response and Disaster Preparedness. NOAA Site Visit, MSU. Starkville, MS.

Fitzpatrick, P. J. (2005). Hurricane Forecasting and Preparation. Xtreme Weather Fair at Stennis Airport. Bay St. Louis, MS.

Fitzpatrick, P. J. (2004). Hurricane Modeling. GRI Academic Advisory Board - Hunter Henry Center, MSU.

Fitzpatrick, P. J. (2004). Hurricane Storm Surge Modeling for Biloxi, MS Using the ADCIRC Model. Mississippi Gulf Coast GeoSpatial Conference. Biloxi, MS.

Awards and Recognitions
Sanyal, J., Amburn, P., Zhang, S., Fitzpatrick, P. J., & Moorhead, R. J., (2008). Best Poster Award. Vis 08. Columbus, Ohio.

Patents and Licenses
Fitzpatrick, P. J., & Lau, Y. H. (2014). Fitz Wind Model, BSD License. SMS. Stennis Space Center, MS: Geosystems Research Institute.

Steed, C. A., Fitzpatrick, P. J., Jankun-Kelly, T. J., & Swan, J. E. (2013). Information Assisted Visual Interface, System, and Method for Identifying and Quantifying Multivariate Associations. Patent number 8346682. Naval Research Laboratory; Mississippi State University.

Anantharaj, V. G., Li, Y., & Fitzpatrick, P. J. (2006). Incorporation of MODIS Land Cover Data into COAMPS(TM). Mississippi State University.

Anantharaj, V. G., & Fitzpatrick, P. J. (2006). MODIS-Atmosphere Data Handler. Mississippi State University.

Fitzpatrick, P. J. (2005). COAMPS Data Ftp Script. Mississippi State University.

Fitzpatrick, P. J., Li, Y., & Tran, N. T. (2005). NCEP Download Software. Mississippi State University.

Fitzpatrick, P. J., Li, Y., & Tran, N. T. (2005). Grib to Flat File Converter. Mississippi State University.

Lau, Y. H., Bhate, S. K., & Fitzpatrick, P. J. (2005). Visual Data Analysis Package for Satellites, Dropsondes and Buoys. Mississippi State University.

Tran, N. T., & Fitzpatrick, P. J. (2005). MM5cycle. Mississippi State University.

Tran, N. T., & Fitzpatrick, P. J. (2005). Hurricane Bogussing Program. Mississippi State University.

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