Alan Shapiro

Professor
School of Meteorology
University of Oklahoma
E-mail: ashapiro@ou.edu

Fields of interest:

  • Atmospheric dynamics
  • Mesoscale meteorology
  • Radar data analysis

 

Recent publications:

A.D. Schenkman, M. Xue, A. Shapiro, K. Brewster and J. Gao:
The analysis and prediction of the 8-9 May 2007 Oklahoma tornadic mesoscale convective system by assimilatingWSR-88D and CASA radar data using 3DVAR,
Mon. Wea. Rev., Vol. 139, (2011), pp. 224-246, doi:10.1175/2010MWR3336.1.

A. Shapiro, K.M. Willingham and C.K. Potvin:
Spatially variable advection correction of radar data. Part I: Theoretical considerations,
J. Atmos. Sci., Vol. 67, (2010), 3445-3456, doi:10.1175/2010JAS3465.1.

A. Shapiro, K.M. Willingham and C.K. Potvin:
Spatially variable advection correction of radar data. Part II: Test results,
J. Atmos. Sci., Vol. 67, (2010), pp. 3457-3470, doi:10.1175/2010JAS3466.1.

B. Burkholder, E. Fedorovich and A. Shapiro:
Evaluating sub-grid scale models for large-eddy simulation of turbulent katabatic flow.
In: M.V. Salvetti, B. Geurts, J. Meyers and P. Sagaut (eds.), Quality and Reliability of Large-Eddy Simulations II, (2010), Springer, Dordrecht, pp. 149-160.

A. Shapiro and E. Fedorovich:
Analytical description of a nocturnal low-level jet,
Q. J. Roy. Meteor. Soc., Vol. 136, No. 650, (2010), pp. 1255-1262, doi:10.1002/qj.628.

S.L. Axelsen, A. Shapiro, E. Fedorovich and H. van Dop:
Analytical solution for katabatic flow induced by an isolated cold strip,
Env. Fluid Mech., Vol. 10, No. 4, (2010), pp. 387-414, doi:10.1007/s10652-009-9158-z.

A.H. Alaoui, L. White and A. Shapiro:
Estimation of vertical wind velocity using doppler radar data with vorticity constraints,
Appl. Math. Comput., Vol. 215, No. 12, (2010), pp. 4119-4131, doi:10.1016/j.amc.2009.12.015.

E. Fedorovich and A. Shapiro:
Turbulent natural convection along a vertical plate immersed in a stably stratified fluid,
J. Fluid Mech., Vol. 636, (2009), pp. 41-57, doi:10.1017/S0022112009007757.

A. Shapiro and E. Fedorovich:
Nocturnal low-level jet over a shallow slope,
Acta Geophys., Vol. 57, No. 4, (2009), pp. 950-980, doi:10.2478/s11600-009-0026-5.

B.A. Burkholder, A. Shapiro and E. Fedorovich:
Katabatic flow induced by a cross-slope band of surface cooling,
Acta Geophys., Vol. 57, No. 4, (2009), pp. 923-949, doi:10.2478/s11600-009-0025-6.