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Jeffrey S. Whitaker


Physical Sciences Division


  • B.A. Earth and Planetary Sciences, Johns Hopkins University, 1984
  • M.S. Meteorology, Florida State University, 1986
  • Ph.D. Meteorology, Florida State University, 1990

Recent Publications

  • Whitaker, J. S., T. M. Hamill, J. S. Whitaker, X. Wei, Y. Song and Zoltan Toth, 2008: Ensemble data assimilation with the NCEP Global Forecast System. Mon. Wea. Rev., 436, 463-482.
  • Compo, G.P., J.S. Whitaker,and P.D. Sardeshmukh, 2006: Feasibility of a 100 year reanalysis using only surface pressure data. Bull. Amer. Met. Soc., 87, 175-190.
  • Whitaker, J.S., G.P. Compo, X. Wei and and T.M. Hamill, 2004: Reanalysis without radiosondes using ensemble data assimilation. Mon. Wea. Rev., 132, 1190-1200.
  • Whitaker, J.S. and T. Hamill, 2002: Ensemble data assimilation without perturbed observations. Mon. Wea. Rev., 130, 1913-1924.
  • Hamill, T. M., J. S. Whitaker, and S. L. Mullen, 2006: Reforecasts, an important new data set for improving weather predictions. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 87,33-46.