Journal articles from METCRAX I and II (reverse chronological order):

Stiperski, I., C. D. Whiteman, A. A. M. Holtslag, M. Lehner, and S. W. Hoch, 2019: On the turbulence structure of deep katabatic flows on a shallow slope. Quart. J. Roy. Meteor. Soc. In preparation.

Lehner, M, C. D. Whiteman, and S. W. Hoch, 2019: Nighttime seiches and oscillations in the near-surface atmosphere at Arizona's Meteor Crater. J. Geophysical Research. In preparation.

Lehner, M., C. D. Whiteman, S. W. Hoch, B. Adler, and N. Kalthoff, 2019: Bluff-body flow separation in the lee of a crater rim. Bound.-Layer Meteor. In preparation.

Whiteman, C. D., M. Lehner, S. W. Hoch, B. Adler, N. Kalthoff, R. Vogt, I. Feigenwinter, and M. O. G. Hills, 2018: The nocturnal evolution of atmospheric structure in a basin as a larger-scale katabatic flow is lifted over its rim. J. Appl. Meteor. Climatol., 57, 969-989.

Whiteman, C. David, Manuela Lehner, Sebastian W. Hoch, Bianca Adler, Norbert Kalthoff and Thomas Haiden, 2018: Katabatically driven cold air intrusions into a basin atmosphere. J. Appl. Meteor. Climatol., 57, 435-455.

Cherukuru, N. W., R. Calhoun, T. Scheitlin, M. Rehme, and R R P. Kumar, 2017: Atmospheric data visualization in mixed reality. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 98, 1585-1592.

Lehner, M., R. Rotunno, and C. D. Whiteman, 2016: Flow regimes over a basin induced by upstream katabatic flows-An idealized modeling study. J. Atmos. Sci., 73, 3821-3842.

Lehner, M., C. D. Whiteman, S. W. Hoch, E. T. Crosman, M. E. Jeglum, N. W. Cherukuru, R. Calhoun, B. Adler, N. Kalthoff, R. Rotunno, T. W. Horst, S. Semmer, W. O. J. Brown, S. P. Oncley, R. Vogt, A. M. Grudzielanek, J. Cermak, N. J. Fonteyn, C. Bernhofer, A. Pitacco, and P. Klein, 2016: The METCRAX II field experiment - A study of the downslope windstorm-type flows in Arizona's Meteor Crater. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 97, 217-235.

Rotunno, R., and M. Lehner, 2016: Two-layer stratified flow past a valley. J. Atmos. Sci., 73, 4065-4076.

Lehner, M., C. D. Whiteman, S. W. Hoch, E. T. Crosman, M. E. Jeglum, N. W. Cherukuru, R. Calhoun, B. Adler, N. Kalthoff, R. Rotunno, T. W. Horst, S. Semmer, W. O. J. Brown, R. Vogt, M. Grudzielanek, J. Cermak, C. Bernhofer, Mathias Krausz, and P. Klein, 2016: The METCRAX II field experiment - A study of downslope-windstorm-type flows in Arizona's Meteor Crater. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 96, 217-235.

Cherukuru, N., R. Calhoun, M. Lehner, S. W. Hoch, and C. D. Whiteman, 2015: Instrument configuration for dual Doppler lidar co-planar scans: METCRAX II. J. Appl. Remote Sensing, 9, 096090-1 to 096090-14.

Lehner, M., and C. D. Whiteman, 2014: Physical mechanisms of the thermally driven cross-basin circulation. Quart. J. Roy. Meteor. Soc., 140, 895-907.

Martinez-Villagrassa, D., M. Lehner, C. D. Whiteman, S. W. Hoch, and J. C. Cuxart-Rodamilans, 2013: The upslope-downslope flow transition on a basin sidewall. J. Appl. Meteor. Climatol., 52, 2715-2734.

Lehner, M., and C. D. Whiteman, 2012: The thermally driven cross-basin circulation in idealized basins under varying wind conditions. J. Appl. Meteor. Climatol., 51, 1026-1045.

Katurji, M., and S. Zhong, 2012: The influence of topography and ambient stability on the characteristics of cold-air pools: A numerical investigation. J. Appl. Meteor. Climatol., 51, 1740-1749.

Adler, B., C. D. Whiteman, S. W. Hoch, M. Lehner, and N. Kalthoff, 2012: Warm air intrusions in Arizona’s Meteor Crater. J. Appl. Meteor. Climatol., 51, 1010-1025.

Zardi, D., and C. D. Whiteman, 2012: Diurnal Mountain Wind Systems. Chapter 2 in: Mountain Weather Research and Forecasting (Chow, F. K., S. F. J. DeWekker, and B. Snyder (Eds.)). Springer, Berlin, pp 35-119.

Hoch, S. W., C. D. Whiteman, and B. Mayer, 2011: A systematic study of longwave radiative heating and cooling within valleys and basins using a three-dimensional radiative transfer model. J. Appl. Meteor. Climatol., 50, 2473-2489.

Haiden, T., C. D. Whiteman, S. W. Hoch, and M. Lehner, 2011: A mass-flux model of nocturnal cold air intrusions into a closed basin. J. Appl. Meteor. Climatol., 50, 933-943.

Lehner, M., C. D. Whiteman, and S. W. Hoch, 2011: Diurnal cycle of thermally driven cross-basin winds in Arizona's Meteor Crater. J. Appl. Meteor. Climatol., 50, 729-744.

Kiefer, M. T. and S. Zhong, 2011: An idealized modeling study of nocturnal cooling processes inside a small enclosed basin. J. Geophys. Res., 116, D20127.

Dorninger, M., C. D, Whiteman, B. Bika, S. Eisenbach, B. Pospichal, and R. Steinacker, 2011: Meteorological events affecting cold-air pools in a small basin. J. Appl. Meteor. Climatol., 50, 2223-2234.

Fu, P., S. Zhong, C. D. Whiteman, T. W. Horst and X. Bian, 2010: An observational study of turbulence inside a closed basin. J. Geophys. Res., 115, D23106.

Mayer, B., S. W. Hoch, and C. D. Whiteman, 2010: Validating the MYSTIC three-dimensional radiative transfer model with observations from the complex topography of Arizona's Meteor Crater. Atmos. Chem. Phys., 10, 8685-8696.

Whiteman, C. D., S. W. Hoch, M. Lehner, and T. Haiden, 2010: Nocturnal cold air intrusions into Arizona's Meteor Crater: Observational evidence and conceptual model. J. Appl. Meteor. Climatol., 49, 1894-1905.

Hoch, S. W., and C. D. Whiteman, 2010: Topographic effects on the surface radiation balance in and around Arizona's Meteor Crater. J. Appl. Meteor. Climatol., 49, 1114-1128.

Yao, W. and S. Zhong, 2009: Nocturnal temperature inversions in a small, enclosed basin and their relationship to ambient atmospheric conditions. Meteorology and Atmospheric Physics, 103, 195-210.

Whiteman, C. D., A. Muschinski, S. Zhong, D. Fritts, S. W. Hoch, M. Hahnenberger, W. Yao, V. Hohreiter, M. Behn, Y. Cheon, C. B. Clements, T. W. Horst, W. O. J. Brown, and S. P. Oncley, 2008: METCRAX 2006 – Meteorological experiments in Arizona's Meteor Crater. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 89, 1665-1680.

Savage, L. C., III, S. Zhong, W. Yao, W. J. O. Brown, T. W. Horst, and C. D. Whiteman, 2008: An observational and numerical study of a regional-scale downslope flow in northern Arizona. J. Geophys. Res., 113, D14114.

Whiteman, C. D., S. F. J. DeWekker, and T. Haiden, 2007: Effect of dewfall and frostfall on nighttime cooling in a small, closed basin. J. Appl Meteor. Climatol., 46, 3-13.

Conference presentations and seminars, METCRAX II only (reverse chronological order):

Stiperski, I., C. D. Whiteman, M. Lehner, and A. A. M. Holtslag, 2018: On the turbulence structure, dominant scales and scaling of deep katabatic flows on a shallow slope. AMS 18th Conf. on Mountain Meteorology, Santa Fe, New Mexico, 25-29 June 2018.

Stiperski, I., C. D. Whiteman, M. Lehner, and A. A. M. Holtslag, 2018: On the turbulence structure, dominant scales and scaling of deep katabatic flows on a shallow slope. European Geophysical Union General Assembly 2018, Vol. 20, EGU2018-17759, 8-13 April 2018, Vienna, Austria.

Stiperski, I., C. D. Whiteman, and M. Lehner, 2017: Turbulence characteristics and scaling of katabatic flows on a shallow slope. 34th International Conference on Alpine Meteorology, Reykjavik, Iceland, 18-23 June 2017.

Stiperski, I., N. Vercauteren, M. W. Rotach, and C. D. Whiteman, 2017: Scale interactions in katabatic flows. 34th International Conference on Alpine Meteorology, Reykjavik, Iceland, 18-23 June 2017.

Stiperski, I., C. D. Whiteman, and M. Rotach, 2017: Turbulence characteristics of mountain flows. Joint Congress of the 6th International Conference on Meteorology and Climatology of the Mediterranean (MetMed & Challenges in Meteorology 5, MI5), Zagreb, Croatia, 20-22 February 2017.

Lehner, M., C. D. Whiteman, and S. W. Hoch, 2017: Temperature and wind speed oscillations at Arizona's Meteor Crater. 34th International Conference on Alpine Meteorology, Reykjavik, Iceland, 18-23 June 2017.

Whiteman, C. D., M. Lehner, S. W. Hoch, B. Adler, N. Kalthoff, R. Vogt, I. Feigenwinter, T. Haiden, R. Rotunno, and M. O. G. Hills, 2017: Interactions of a mesoscale katabatic flow with a small crater basin to produce cold and warm air intrusions, flow bifurcations and a hydraulic jump. 34th International Conference on Alpine Meteorology, Reykjavik, Iceland, 18-23 June 2017.

Whiteman, C. D., 2016: Diurnal mountain winds and terrain-forced flows in mountain valleys and basins: New findings from recent observational programs. Invited keynote address, Tsukuba Global Science Week 2016 Conference, Tsukuba, Japan, 17 September 2016.

Whiteman, C. D., 2016: A survey of diurnal and terrain-forced mountain wind systems. Invited graduate seminar, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Japan, 16 September 2016.

Stiperski, I., M. Rotach, and C. D. Whiteman, 2016: Turbulence characteristics of downslope flows in mountainous terrain. EOL seminar series, National Center for Atmospheric Research, 16 August 2016. Invited seminar.

Lehner, Manuela, C. David Whiteman, Sebastian W. Hoch, 2016: Oscillations in the inversion and drainage flows in and around Arizona's Meteor Crater. AMS 17th Conference on Mountain Meteorology, 27 June¬1 July 2016, Burlington, VT.

Whiteman, C. D., M. Lehner, Sebastian W. Hoch, Matthew O. G. Hills, Bianca Adler, and Norbert Kalthoff, 2016: Lifting of stable boundary layers over a circularly symmetrical terrain obstacle. AMS 17th Conference on Mountain Meteorology, 27 June¬1 July 2016, Burlington, VT.

Hills, M. O. G., C. D. Whiteman, S. W. Hoch, and M. Lehner, 2016: High-Resolution WRF Simulations of the METCRAX 2 Mesoscale Environment. 17th AMS Mountain Meteorology Conference, 27 June - 1 July 2016, Burlington, VT.

Whiteman, C. David, Manuela Lehner, Sebastian W. Hoch, Matthew O. G. Hills, Thomas Haiden, Norbert Kalthoff, and Bianca Adler, 2016: Cold air intrusions into basins and valleys. 22nd Symp. on Boundary Layers & Turbulence, 20-24 June 2016, Salt Lake City, UT.

Feigenwinter, I., R. Vogt, M. Müller, E. Parlow, M. Grudzielanek, M. Lehner, S. W. Hoch, and C. D. Whiteman, 2016: Analysis of flow structures in the Barringer Meteor Crater using thermal infrared data collected during the METCRAX II field experiment. 22nd Symp. on Boundary Layers and Turbulence, June 20-24 2016, Salt Lake City, UT.

Grudzielanek, A. M., M. Maric, R. Vogt, J. Cermak1, I. Feigenwinter, C. D. Whiteman, M. Lehner, and S. W. Hoch, 2016: Cold-air pool analysis using thermal imaging from Arizona's Meteor Crater during METCRAX II. 22nd Symp. on Boundary Layers and Turbulence / 32nd Conference on Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 20-24 June 2016, Salt Lake City, UT.

Lehner, Manuela, C. David Whiteman, Sebastian W. Hoch, Matthew O. G. Hills, Norbert Kalthoff, Bianca Adler and Thomas Haiden, 2016: Bluff-body flow separation in Arizona's Meteor Crater. 22nd Symposium on Boundary Layers and Turbulence, 20-24 June 2016, Salt Lake City, UT.

Grudzielanek, A. M., R. Vogt, J. Cermak, M. Maric, I. Feigenwinter, C. D. Whiteman, M. Lehner, S. W. Hoch, M. G. Krauß, C. Bernhofer and A. Pitacco, 2016: Airflow analyses using thermal imaging in Arizona's Meteor Crater as part of METCRAX II. General Assembly of the European Geosciences Union 2016, 17 - 22 April 2016, Vienna, Austria.

Adler, B., N. Kalthoff, C. D. Whiteman, S. W. Hoch, and M. Lehner, 2015: Upstream conditions controlling downslope-windstorm-type flows in Arizona's Meteor Crater. 33rd International Conference on Alpine Meteorology, Innsbruck, Austria, 31 August-4 September 2015 (oral).

Adler, B., N. Kalthoff, M. Lehner, C. D. Whiteman, and S. W. Hoch, 2015: Katabatic drainage flow characteristics on a low-angle slope around Arizona's Meteor Crater. 33rd International Conference on Alpine Meteorology, Innsbruck, Austria, 31 August-4 September 2015 (poster).

Feigenwinter, I., R. Vogt, M. Müller, E. Parlow, M. Grudzielanek, M. Maric, C. D. Whiteman, M. Lehner, S. W. Hoch, 2015: Visualization of high-resolution surface temperature data in Barringer Meteor Crater during METCRAX II. 33rd International Conference on Alpine Meteorology, Innsbruck, Austria, 31 August-4 September 2015 (poster).

Grudzielanek, M., R. Vogt, J. Cermak, I. Feigenwinter, M. Maric, C. D. Whiteman, M. Lehner, S. W. Hoch, M. G. Krausz, C. Bernhofer, and J. Pitacco, 2015: Infrared imaging for air flow analyses in the Barringer Meteor Crater, Arizona, as part of METCRAX II. 33rd International Conference on Alpine Meteorology, Innsbruck, Austria, 31 August-4 September 2015 (poster).

Haiden, T., C. D. Whiteman, and M. Lehner, 2015: Do current theories of downslope-windstorm-type flows apply to the Meteor Crater? 33rd International Conference on Alpine Meteorology, Innsbruck, Austria, 31 August-4 September 2015 (oral).

Hills, M. O. G., C. D. Whiteman, and S. W. Hoch, 2015: A parameter based approach to idealized numerical simulations of Meteor Crater downslope windstorm type flows. 33rd International Conference on Alpine Meteorology, Innsbruck, Austria, 31 August-4 September 2015 (oral).

Hoch, S. W., N. W. Cherukuru, R. Calhoun, C. D. Whiteman, M. Lehner, B. Adler, N. Kalthoff, and W. O. J. Brown, 2015: LiDAR observations during METCRAX-II. 33rd International Conference on Alpine Meteorology, Innsbruck, Austria, 31 August-4 September 2015 (oral).

Lehner, M., C. D. Whiteman, S. W. Hoch, B. Adler, N. Kalthoff, and R. Rotunno, 2015: Downslope-windstorm-type flows and seiches in the Meteor Crater‑responses of the nocturnal crater atmosphere to an impinging katabatic flow. 33rd International Conference on Alpine Meteorology, Innsbruck, Austria, 31 August-4 September 2015 (oral).

Maric, M., M. Grudzielanek, R. Vogt, J. Cermak, I. Feigenwinter, C. D. Whiteman, M. Lehner, and S. W. Hoch, 2015: Evaluation of infrared imaging for measuring near-ground flow dynamics at the Barringer Meteor Crater as part of METCRAX II. 33rd International Conference on Alpine Meteorology, Innsbruck, Austria, 31 August-4 September 2015 (poster).

Whiteman, C. D., M. Lehner, S. W. Hoch, M. O. G. Hills, N. Kalthoff, B. Adler, R. Rotunno, R. Vogt, I. Feigenwinter, M. Grudzielanek, J. Cermak, T. Haiden, N. W. Cherukuru, and R. Calhoun, 2015: The second Meteor Crater Experiment (METCRAX II): Introduction and overview of recent results. 33rd International Conference on Alpine Meteorology, Innsbruck, Austria, 31 August-4 September 2015 (oral).

Whiteman, C. D., M. Lehner, S. W. Hoch, M. O. G. Hills, B. Adler, N. Kalthoff, T. Haiden, R. Vogt, M. Grudzielanek, I. Feigenwinter, M. Maric, J. Cermak, R. Rotunno, R. Calhoun, N. Cherukuru, 2015: Katabatically Driven Downslope Windstorm-Type Flows over the inner sidewall of Arizona's Barringer Meteorite Crater. American Geophysical Union Fall 2015 Meeting. 16 December 2015, San Francisco, CA. Invited oral presentation.

Adler, B., N. Kalthoff, C. D. Whiteman, S. W. Hoch, and M. Lehner, 2014: Variations of flow characteristics upstream and downstream of Arizona's Meteor Crater basin during downslope-windstorm-type flows. 14th Annual Meeting of the European Meteorological Society and European Conference on Applied Climatology, Prague, Czech Republic, 6-10 October 2014.

Adler, B., N. Kalthoff, C. D. Whiteman, S. W. Hoch, and M. Lehner, 2014: Windward and leeward flow characteristics at Arizona's Meteor Crater basin during downslope-windstorm-type flows. 16th Amer. Meteor. Soc. Conf. on Mtn Meteor., San Diego, CA, 18-22 August 2014.

Cherukuru, N. W., R. Calhoun, M. Lehner, S. W. Hoch, C. D. Whiteman, and W. O. J. Brown, 2014: Instrument configuration for dual-Doppler LiDAR co-planar scans: METCRAX II. 16th Conf. Mountain Meteor., San Diego, CA, 18-22 August 2014.

Grudzielanek, M., R. Vogt, J. Cermak, I. Feigenwinter, M. Krausz, C. Bernhofer, A. Pitacco, C. D. Whiteman, M. Lehner, and S. W. Hoch, 2014: Thermography analysis of air flow dynamics in the Barringer Meteor Crater, Arizona, as part of the second Meteor Crater Experiment (METCRAX II) in October 2013. 16th Amer. Meteor. Soc. Conf. on Mtn Meteor., San Diego, CA, 18-22 August 2014.

Hoch, S. W., N. W. Cherukuru, R. Calhoun, C. D. Whiteman, M. Lehner, and W. O. J. Brown, 2014: LiDAR observations during METCRAX-II. 16th Amer. Meteor. Soc. Conf. on Mtn Meteor., San Diego, CA, 18-22 August 2014.

Lehner, M., C. D. Whiteman, S. W. Hoch, B. Adler and N. Kaltoff, 2014: Upstream flow and temperature conditions controlling downslope-windstorm-type flows in Arizona's Meteor Crater. 16th Amer. Meteor. Soc. Conf. on Mtn Meteor., San Diego, CA, 18-22 August 2014.

Whiteman, C. D. M. Lehner, S. W. Hoch, E. Crosman, M. Jeglum, N. W. Cherukuru, R. Calhoun, T. W. Horst, W. O. J. Brown, S. Semmer, R. Rotunno, N. Kalthoff, B. Adler, R. Vogt, and M. Grudzielanek, 2014: The second Meteor Crater Experiment (METCRAX II) - An overview of the October 2013 field study. 16th Amer. Meteor. Soc. Conf. on Mtn Meteor., San Diego, CA, 18-22 August 2014.

Grudzielanek, M., R. Vogt and J. Cermak, 2014: Analysis of katabatic flow using infrared imaging at micro- and mesoscale, 21st Symposium on Boundary Layers and Turbulence, Leeds, U. K., 9-13 June 2014.

Exner, M., J. Kellner, and A. Neuser, 2014: METCRAX: Visualisierung von strömungsdynamik. Class poster, Infrarot-Thermographische Methoden der Geländeklimatologie (WS 13/14), Geographisches Institut, Ruhr-Universität Bochum.

Lehner, M., C. D. Whiteman, S. W. Hoch, N. W. Cherukuru, R. Calhoun, B. Adler, and N. Kalthoff, 2014: Downslope-windstorm-type flows in Arizona's Meteor Crater - Initial findings from METCRAX II. EGU General Assembly 2014, Vienna, Austria, 27 April - 2 May 2014.

Whiteman, C. D. and co-authors, 2013: Design and execution of an investigation of katabatically driven downslope windstorms at Arizona's Barringer meteorite crater. Atmospheric Sciences Group seminar, Environmental Sciences Department, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, 22 November 2013. Invited talk.

Whiteman, C. D., S. Hoch, M. Lehner, A. Charland, M. Jeglum, R. Rotunno, T. Horst, S. Semmer, B. Brown, R. Calhoun, N. Kalthoff, B. Adler, and R. Vogt, 2013: METCRAX II - An upcoming field investigation of downslope-windstorm-type flows on the inner sidewall of Arizona's Meteor Crater. 32nd International Conference on Alpine Meteorology, 3-7 June 2013, Kranjska Gora, Slovenia.

Lehner, M., R. Rotunno, and C. D. Whiteman, 2013: Initial simulations of flow over a small crater basin in preparation for an upcoming field experiment. 32nd International Conference on Alpine Meteorology, 3-7 June 2013, Kranjska Gora, Slovenia.

Hoch, S. W., E. Crosman and C. D. Whiteman, 2013: The role of meteorology during wintertime pollution events - examples and observational capabilities. Program for Air Quality, Health and Society Workshop, University of Utah, 19 July 2013.

Whiteman, C. D., S. Hoch, M. Lehner, A. Charland, M. Jeglum, R. Rotunno, T. Horst, S. Semmer, B. Brown, R. Calhoun, N. Kalthoff, B. Adler, and R. Vogt, 2013: METCRAX II - An upcoming field investigation of downslope-windstorm-type flows on the inner sidewall of Arizona's Meteor Crater. 32nd International Conference on Alpine Meteorology, 3-7 June 2013, Kranjska Gora, Slovenia. Lehner, M., R. Rotunno, and C. D. Whiteman, 2013: Initial simulations of flow over a small crater basin in preparation for an upcoming field experiment. 32nd International Conference on Alpine Meteorology, 3-7 June 2013, Kranjska Gora, Slovenia.

Whiteman, C. D. and co-authors, 2013: Design and execution of an investigation of katabatically driven downslope windstorms at Arizona's Barringer meteorite crater. Atmospheric Sciences Group seminar, Environmental Sciences Department, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, 22 November 2013. Invited talk.

Poster used at the Meteor Crater visitor center during the field experiment to inform visitors about our activities in the crater. October 2013.

Presentations given during METCRAX II kickoff meeting, 23 January 2013.