Recent Published Papers

139)  Hassan, D,, G.A. Isaac, P.A. Taylor, and D. Michelson, 2022:.Optimizing Radar-Based Rainfall Estimation Using Machine Learning Models. Remote Sens. 2022, 14, 5188.

138) Boudala, F.S., D. Wu, G.A. Isaac, and I. Gultepe, 2022:  Seasonal and Microphysical Characteristics of Fog at a Northern Airport in Alberta, Canada.  Remote Sens., 14, 4865.

137) Boudala, F.S., J.A. Milbrandt, and G. A. Isaac, 2022: Evaluation of CanESM Cloudiness, Cloud Type and Cloud Radiative Forcing Climatologies Using the CALIPSO-GOCCP and CERES datasets. Remote Sens., 14, 3668.

136) Joe, P., J. Sun, N. Yussouf, S. Goodman, M. Riemer, K. Chandra Gouda, B. Golding, R. Rogers, G. Isaac, J. Wilson, P. Li, V. Wulfmeyer, K. Elmore, J. Onvlee, P. Chong, and J. Ladue, 2022:   Predicting the Weather: A Partnership of Observation Scientists and Forecasters.  Chapter 6 (p. 201-253) in Towards the “Perfect” Weather Warning Edited by B. Golding, Springer Press Open Access Book

135) Cheng L., Zheqi Chen, Peter Taylor, Yongsheng Chen, and George Isaac, 2021:  Fog over Sable Island.  CMOS Bulletin, June 21, 2021

134)  Taylor, P. A., Z. Chen, L. Cheng, S. Afsharian, W. Weng, G.A. Isaac, T.W. Bullock, and Y. Chen, 2021.: Surface deposition of marine fog and its treatment in the Weather Research and Forecasting (WRF) model, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 21, 14687–14702,, 2021.

133) Hassan, D., G. Isaac, P. Taylor, D. Michelson, and N. Donaldson, 2020:  A Note on ECCC Radar Snowfall Estimates.  CMOS Bulletin, July 28, 2020

132) Isaac, G.A., T. Bullock, J. Beale, and S. Beale 2020: Characterizing and Predicting Marine Fog Offshore Newfoundland and Labrador.  Weather and Forecasting, 35, 347-365.  (DOI: 10.1175/WAF-D-19-0085.1)

131)  Boudala, F.S., G.A. Isaac, and D. Wu, 2019:  Aircraft Icing Study Using Integrated Observations and Model Data. Weather and Forecasting, 34, 485-506. (DOI:10.1175/WAF-D-18-0037.1)

130)  Hassan, D., P.A. Taylor, G.A. Isaac, 2019:  Solid Snowfall Rate Estimation Using a C-Band Radar.  Meteorological Applications, 26, 64-73, DOI: 10.1002/met.1737

129)   Joe, P., S. Belair, N. Bernier, V. Bouchet, J. Brook, D. Brunet, W. Burrows, J. Charland, A. Dehghan, N. Driedger, C. Duhaime, G. Evans, A. Filion, R. Frenette, J. de Grandpre, I. Gultepe, D. Henderson, A. Herdt, N. Hilker, L. Huang, E. Hung, G. Isaac, C. Jeong, D. Johnston, J. Klaassen, S. Leroyer, H. Lin, M. MacDonald, J. MacPhee, Z. Mariani, T. Munoz, J. Reid, A. Robichaud, Y. Rochon, K. Shairsingh, D. Sills, L. Spacek, C. Stroud, Y. Su, N. Taylor, J. Vanos, J. Voogt, J. Wang, T. Wiechers, S. Wren, H. Yang, and T. Yip, 2018: The Environment Canada Pan and ParaPan American Science Showcase Project. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc.99(5) 921-953.  (doi:10.1175/BAMS-D-16-0162.1)

128)  Kiktev, D., P. Joe, G. A. Isaac, A. Montani, I.-L. Frogner, P. Nurmi, B. Bica, J. Milbrandt, M. Tsyrulnikov, E. Astakhova, A. Bundel, S. Bélair, M. Pyle, A. Muravyev, G. Rivin, I. Rozinkina, T. Paccagnella, Y. Wang, J. Reid, T. Nipen, K-D. Ahn, 2017:  FROST-2014: The Sochi Winter Olympics International Project.  Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society 98(9):1908–1929

127)   Boudala, F.S., G. A. Isaac, P. Filmam, R. Crawford, D. Hudak, and M. Anderson, 2017:  Performance of emerging technologies for measuring solid and liquid precipitation in cold climate as compared to the traditional manual gauges.  J. Atmos. Oceanic Tech., 34, 167-185.

126)     Hassan, D., P.A. Taylor, G.A. Isaac, 2017:  Snowfall Rate Estimation Using C-Band Polarimetric Radars.  Meteorological Applications, 24, 142-156.

125)     Boudala, F.S., R. Rasmussen, G.A. Isaac, and B. Scott, 2014:  Performance of Hot Plate for Measuring Solid Precipitation in Complex Terrain during the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics.  J. Atmos. Oceanic Technology, 31, 437-446.

124)     Isaac, G. A., M, Bailey, F. S. Boudala, W. R. Burrows, S. G. Cober, R. W. Crawford, N. Donaldson, I. Gultepe, B. Hansen, I. Heckman, L. X Huang, A. Ling, J. Mailhot, J. A. Milbrandt, J. Reid, and M. Fournier, 2014: The Canadian airport nowcasting system (CAN-Now). Meteorol. Appl. 21, 30–49, (DOI: 10.1002/met.1342).

123)     Boudala, F. S., G. A. Isaac, R. Rasmussen, S. G. Cober, and B. Scott (2014), Comparisons of Snowfall Measurements in Complex Terrain Made During the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver. Pure Appl. Geophys. 171, 113–127, (DOI 10.1007/s00024-012-0610-5).

122)    Isaac, G.A., P. Joe, J. Mailhot, M. Bailey, S. Bélair, F.S. Boudala, M. Brugman, E. Campos, R.L.Carpenter Jr., R.W.Crawford, S.G. Cober, B. Denis, C. Doyle, H.D. Reeves, I.Gultepe, T. Haiden, I. Heckman, L.X. Huang, J.A. Milbrandt, R. Mo, R.M. Rasmussen, T. Smith, R.E. Stewart, D. Wang and L.J. Wilson, 2014: Science of Nowcasting Olympic Weather for Vancouver 2010 (SNOW-10): A World Weather Research Programme project. Pure Appl. Geophys. 171, 1–24, (DOI: 10.1007/s00024-012-0579-0).

121)     Bailey, M.E., G.A. Isaac, I. Gultepe, I. Heckman and J. Reid, 2014: Adaptive Blending of Model and Observations for Automated Short Range Forecasting: Examples from the Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games. Pure Appl. Geophys. 171,, 257–276, (DOI 10.1007/s00024-012-0553-x).

120)     Gultepe, I., G. A. Isaac, P. Joe, P. Kucera, J. Theriault, T. Fiziko, and K. Rasmussen, 2014: RND mountain top research site: measurements and uncertainties. Pure Appl. Geophys. 171, 59–85, (DOI 10.1007/s00024-012-0582-5).

119)     Huang, Laura X, George A. Isaac, and Grant Sheng, 2014: A New Integrated Weighted Model in SNOW-V10: Verification of Continuous Variables. Pure Appl. Geophys. 171, 277–287, (DOI 10.1007/s00024-012-0548-7).

118)     Huang, Laura X, George A. Isaac, and Grant Sheng, 2014: A New Integrated Weighted Model in SNOW-V10: Verification of Categorical Variables. Pure Appl. Geophys. 171, 289–302, (DOI 10.1007/s00024-012-0549-6).

117)     Joe, P.,, Bill Scott, Chris Doyle, George Isaac, Ismail Gultepe, Douglas Forsyth, Stewart Cober, Edwin Campos, Ivan Heckman, Norman Donaldson, David Hudak, Roy Rasmussen, Ron Stewart, Julie M. Thériault, Hanna Carmichael, Monika Bailey and Faisal Boudala, 2014: The Monitoring Network of the Vancouver 2010 Olympics. Pure Appl. Geophys. 171, 25–58, DOI 10.1007/s00024-012-0588-z).

116)     Mo, Ruping, Paul Joe, George A. Isaac, Ismail Gultepe, Roy Rasmussen, Jason Milbrandt, Ron McTaggart-Cowan, Jocelyn Mailhot, Melinda Brugman, Trevor Smith, and Bill Scott, 2014: Mid-mountain clouds at Whistler during the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics and Paralympics. Pure Appl. Geophys. 171, 157–183, (DOI 10.1007/s00024-012-0540-2).

115)     Theriault, J., K. L. Rasmussen, T. Fisico, R.E. Stewart, P. Joe, Ismail Gultepe, Marilys Clement, G.A. Isaac, 2014:  Observations Along Whistler Mountain During Five Storms.  Pure Appl. Geophys. 171, 129–155, (DOI 10.1007/s00024-012-0590-5).

114)     Korolev, A.V., E.F. Emery, J.W. Strapp, S.G. Cober and G.A. Isaac, 2013:  Quantification of the effects of shattering on airborne ice particle measurements.  J. Atmos. Oceanic Tech., 30, 2527-2553.

113)     Korolev, A., J.W. Strapp, G. A. Isaac and E. Emery, 2013:  Improved airborne hot-wire measurements of ice water content in clouds.  J. Atmos and Oceanic Tech., 30, 2121-2131.

112)     Cober, Stewart G., George A. Isaac, 2013: Reply to “Comments on ‘Characterization of Aircraft Icing Environments with Supercooled Large Drops for Application to Commercial Aircraft Certification’”. J. Appl. Meteor. Climatol., 52, 1673–1675.

111)     Thériault, J.M., R. Rasmussen, T. Smith, R. Mo, J.A. Milbrandt, M.M. Brugman,  P. Joe, G.A. Isaac, J. Mailhot, and B. Denis, 2012: A case study of processes impacting precipitation phase and intensity during the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics.  Wea. Forecasting. 27, 1301-1325, (DOI:10.1175/WAF-D-11-00114.1).

110)    Huang, L.X., G. A. Isaac, and G. Sheng, 2012:  Integrating NWP Forecasts and Observation Data to Improve Nowcasting Accuracy.  Weather and Forecasting, 27, 938-953.

109) Boudala, F.S., G.A. Isaac, R. Crawford, and J. Reid, 2012: Parameterization of runway visual range as a function of visibility: Implications for numerical weather prediction models. J. Amos. Oceanic Tech., 29, 177-191.

108) Cober, S.G., and G. A. Isaac, 2012: Characterization of Aircraft Icing Environments with Supercooled Large Drops for Application to Commercial Aircraft Certification. Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology, 51, 265-284.

107) Korolev, A.V. , E. F. Emery, J. W. Strapp, S. G. Cober, G. A. Isaac, M. Wasey, and D. Marcotte, 2011: Small Ice Particles in Tropospheric Clouds: Fact or Artifact? Airborne Icing Instrumentation Evaluation Experiment. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 92, 967-973.

106) Paul Joe, P., C. Doyle, A. Wallace, S. G. Cober, B. Scott, G. A. Isaac, T. Smith, J. Mailhot, B. Snyder, S. Belair, Q. Jansen, and B. Denis, 2010: Weather Services, Science Advances, and the Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 91, 31-36.

105) Mailhot, J., S. Bélair, M. Charron, C. Doyle, P. Joe, M. Abrahamowicz, N. B. Bernier, B. Denis, A. Erfani, R. Frenette, A. Giguère, G. A. Isaac, N. McLennan, R. McTaggart-Cowan, J. Milbrandt, L. Tong, 2010: Environment Canada’s Experimental Numerical Weather Prediction Systems for the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 91, 1073-1085.

104) Boudala, F.S. and G.A. Isaac, 2009: Parameterization of visibility in snow: Application in Numerical Weather Prediction models. Journal Geophysical Research,. VOL. 114, D19202, doi:10.1029/2008JD011130,

103) Isaac, G.A. and K.S. Schmidt, 2009: Cloud properties from in-situ and remote-sensing measurements. Capability and limitations. Chapter 4 in Clouds in the Perturbed Climate System, Edited by J. Heintzenberg and R.J. Charlson, MIT Press, ISBN 978-0-262-01287-4, p. 73-106.

102) Anderson, T.L., A. Ackerman, D.L. Hartmann, G.A. Isaac, S. Kinne, H. Masunaga, J.R. Norris, U. Pöschl, K.S. Schmidt, A. Slingo and Y.N. Takayabu, 2009: Temporal and spatial variability of clouds and related aerosols. Chapter 6 in Clouds in the Perturbed Climate System, Edited by J. Heintzenberg and R.J. Charlson, MIT Press, ISBN 978-0-262-01287-4, p. 127-148.

101)    Hallett, J. and G.A. Isaac, 2008: Aircraft icing in glaciated and mixed phase clouds. J. Aircraft, 45, 2120-2130.