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Formal Papers:Von Ahn, J.M., J.M. Sienkiewicz, and P.S. Chang, 2006: Operational Impact of QuikSCAT Winds at the NOAA Ocean Prediction Center. Published in Weather and Forecasting.
Chelton, D.B., M.H. Freilich, J.M. Sienkiewicz, and J.M. Von Ahn, 2006: On the Use of QuikSCAT Scatterometer Measurements of Surface Winds for Marine Weather Prediction. Published in Monthly Weather Review.
Hoffman, R.N. and S.M. Leidner, 2005: An Introduction to the Near-Real-Time QuikSCAT Data. Published in Weather and Forecasting.
Conferences:Multiple Presentations, 2014: Advances in Extratropical Cyclone Understanding and Prediction Since the 1979 Presidents' Day Storm. NOAA Center for Weather and Climate Prediction, College Park, Maryland.
Von Ahn, J.M. and J.M. Sienkiewicz, 2004: The Operational Impact of QuikSCAT Winds at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Ocean Prediction Center.
Von Ahn, J.M., J.M. Sienkiewicz, J. Copridge, J. Min, and T. Crutch, 2004: Hurricane Force Extratropical Cyclones as Observed by the Quikscat Scatterometer. Preprints, 8th Symposium on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for Atmosphere, Oceans and Land Surface, Seattle, WA.
Sienkiewicz, J.M., 2004: Scatterometer Inferred Winds in the Vicinity of the Gulf Stream. Preprints, Eighth Symposium on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface, Seattle, WA.
Sienkiewicz, J.M., S. Prosise, A. Crutch, 2004: Forecasting Oceanic Cyclones at the NOAA Ocean Prediction Center. 50th Numerical Weather Prediction Symp., Camp Springs, MD.
Informal Articles, Posters, and Presentations:Casamassina, N., 2018: Spatial Analysis of Ship Traffic in the North Atlantic Ocean During Severe Weather from March 12-19, 2018.
Collins, T., 2018: 2017/18 OPC Hurricane Force Wind Events, (ArcGIS Story Map* - access source data).
Mazur, K., 2017: Atlantic Hurricane-Force Storms: Identifying Stratospheric Air Intrusions and the Effects of Hurricane-Force Wind Events on the Iceberg Limit, (poster).
Malloy, K., 2017: Identifying stratospheric air intrusions and associated hurricane-force wind events over the north Pacific Ocean (AMS poster) – (thesis poster).
Farrell, K.K., 2016: Improving Understanding of Supercell Thunderstorms in Atlantic Offshore Zones, (poster).
Korner, A., 2018: Application of Sea-Level Pressure and Wind Speeds Climatology in Marine Weather Forecast Operations.
Kells, J., 2019: North Pacific Hurricane Force Lows - 2018/2019 Summary, (ArcGIS Story Map).
Kells, J., 2016: North Pacific Extratropical Hurricane Force Low Centers, (ArcGIS Story Map).
Miller, A., 2016: Hurricane Sandy's Effect on Ship Traffic, (ArcGIS Story Map)*.
Miller, A., 2016: Spatial Analysis of Hurricane Sandy's Effect on Ship Traffic.
Miller, A., 2016: Spatial Analysis of Hurricane Sandy's Effect on Ship Traffic, (poster).
Sienkiewicz, J.M., 2016: Shapiro-Keyser Cyclone Model.
Sienkiewicz, J.M., 2016: The Avoidance of High Winds and Seas by Ships Transiting the Pacific and Atlantic, (poster).
Vukits, P., 2012: COMET Winter Weather Course.
Daniels, R. and J.M. Sienkiewicz, 2009: Evaluation Report for the NOAA Real Time Ocean Forecast System Atlantic (RT_OFS_ATL).
Sienkiewicz, J.M., Schultz and Wernli: Determining Midlatitude Cyclone Structure and Evolution from the Upper-Level Flow.
Sienkiewicz, J.M.: Smigelski-Mogil-Burt Technique for Estimating Central Pressure of Extratropical Cyclones.
Bader, et al: Types of Cyclogenesis (From Images in Weather Forecasting).
Sienkiewicz, J.M.: Frontal Evaluation of the January 2011 North Pacific Monster Cyclone.
Von Ahn, J.U.: The Impact of QuikSCAT Winds on the Issuance of Marine Wind Warnings.
Sienkiewicz, J.M. and L. Chesneau, 2008: Mariner's Guide to the 500-Millibar Chart. Published in Mariners Weather Log, (December 2008).
Sienkiewicz, J.M. and L. Chesneau, 1995: Mariner's Guide to the 500-Millibar Chart. Published in Mariners Weather Log (Winter 1995).
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