Uma Bhatt, Professor of Atmospheric Sciences, University of Alaska Fairbanks
Professional Experience

EDUCATION

Ph.D., Atmospheric Sciences (1996), University of Wisconsin
M.S., Atmospheric Sciences (1989), University of Wisconsin
B.S.E. Mechanical Engineering. and B.A. Russian (1983) University of Pittsburgh

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Professor of Atmos. Sciences (July 2014-present), Director NOAA Cooperative Institute for Alaska Research (CIFAR) (July 2015-present)
Chair of
Dept. of Atmos. Sciences (July 2013- Aug 2018)
Associate Professor Univ. Alaska Fairbanks in the Dept. of Atmospheric Sciences & Geophysical Institute (2004 - 2014, tenured 2008)
Research Associate Professor Univ. Alaska Fairbanks at IARC-Frontier (2003)
Research Assistant Professor Univ. Alaska Fairbanks at IARC-Frontier (1998 - 2003)
Post Doctoral Researcher, Center for Ocean-Land-Atmosphere Studies (1997 -1998)
Research Scientist at Ross Computational Resources (1996 - 1997)
US. Peace Corps Volunteer at Sochoi Secondary School, Kenya (1983 - 1985)

 

 

PEER-REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS (Student authors underlined, includes research done primarily as a student),
Most pdfs available via links below and you can visit Uma's Google Scholar Page, here
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Publications in flux: from 'in prep' to 'submitted' to 'in press'

In Prep

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Submitted

91. Box, Jason; Colgan, William; Brown, Ross; Wang, Muyin; Overland, James; Walsh, John; Bhatt, Uma; Christensen, Torben; Schmidt, Niels; Lund, Magnus; Parmentier, Frans-Jan; Euskirchen, Eugenie; Romanovsky, Vladimir; Corell, Robert; Meier, Walter; Wouters, Bert; Mernild, Sebastian; Mård, Johanna; Pawlak, Janet; Andersen, Morten, Key Indicators of Arctic Climate Change: 1971-2017, Environmental Research Letters, ERL-106063, submitted 12 Oct, 2018.

In Revision

90. Lader, RT, Walsh, JE, Bhatt, US, Bieniek PA, 2018: Anticipated changes to the snow season in Alaska: Elevation dependency, timing and extremes. (in revision) International J. Climatology.

89. Devi, U., M S Shekhar, G P Singh, N Narasimha Rao, US Bhatt, 2018: Suitability of Quantile Mapping approach to generate precipitation data over Northwest Himalaya Region. (in revision) International Journal of Climatology.

In Press/Online

88. Cai, L., VA Alexeev, JE. Walsh, and US Bhatt, 2018: Patterns, Impacts, and Future Projections of Summer Variability in the Arctic from CMIP5 Models, (accepted) Journal of Climate.

87. Lader, RT, Walsh, JE, Bhatt, US, Bieniek PA, 2018: Agro-climate projections for a warming Alaska, (in press) Earth Interactions.

86. Walsh, J.E., US Bhatt, J Littell, M Leonawicz, M Lindgren, PA Bieniek, R Thoman, S Gray, TS Rupp, 2018: Downscaling climate model output for Alaskan stakeholders, (corrected proof online) Environmental Modelling and Software, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envsoft.2018.03.021.

85. Walker, D, H Epstein, J Šibík, Jozef; US Bhatt, V Romanovsky, ABreen, S Chasnikova,R Daanen, L Druckenmiller, K Ermokhina, JJ Frost, J Geml, E Kaarlejärvi, O Khitun, A Khomutov, P Kuss, G Matyshak,N Moskalenko, P Orekhov, J Peirce, M Raynolds, I Timling, 2018: Vegetation on mesic loamy and sandy soils along a 1700‐km maritime Eurasia Arctic Transect. (in press) Journal of Vegetation Science, https://doi.org/10.1111/avsc.12401.

Published

2018

84. Reichle, L., H. Esptein, U.S. Bhatt, M.K.Raynolds, and DA Walker, 2018: Spatial Heterogeneity of the Temporal Dynamics of Arctic Tundra Vegetation. Geophysical Research Letters, 45, 9206–9215. https://doi.org/10.1029/ 2018GL078820, pdf.

83. J. Overland, E. Hanna, I. Hanssen-Bauer, S.-J. Kim, J. E. Walsh, M. Wang, U. S. Bhatt, and R. L. Thoman, 2018: Surface air temperature—The Arctic [in “State of the Climate in 2017”]. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 99 (8), S144–S146, doi:10.1175/2018BAMSStateoftheClimate.1.

82. A. York, U. Bhatt, R. Thoman, AND R. Ziel, 2018: Wildland fire in Boreal and Arctic North America —The Arctic [in “State of the Climate in 2017”]. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 99 (8), S167–S169, doi:10.1175/2018BAMSStateoftheClimate.1.

81. H. Epstein, U. Bhatt, M. Raynolds, D. Walker, J. Pinzon, C. J. Tucker, B. C. Forbes, T. Horstkotte, M. Macias-Fauria, A. Martin, G. Phoenix, J. Bjerke, H. Tømmervik, P. Fauchald, H. Vickers, R. Myneni, T. Park, and C. Dickerson, 2018: Tundra Greenness —The Arctic [in “State of the Climate in 2017”]. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 99 (8), S165–S166, doi:10.1175/2018BAMSStateoftheClimate.1.

80. Bieniek, P., US Bhatt, JE Walsh, RT Lader, B Griffith, J. Roach, and R Thoman, 2018: Variability, drivers, and impacts of Alaska winter rain-on-snow events, J. Met and Applied Climatology, 57(8), 1847–1863, https://doi.org/10.1175/JAMC-D-17-0276.1, pdf.

79. Cohen, J., X. Zhang, J. Francis, T. Jung, R. Kwok, J. Overland, P. C. Tayler, S. Lee, F. Laliberte, S. Feldstein, W. Maslowski, G. Henderson, J. Stroeve, D. Coumou, D. Handorf, T. Semmler, T. Ballinger, M. Hell, M. Kretschmer, S. Vavrus, M. Wang, S. Wang, Y. Wu, T. Vihma, U. Bhatt, M. Ionita, H. Linderholm, I. Rigor, C. Routson, D. Singh, M. Wendisch, D. Smith, J. Screen, J. Yoon, Y. Peings, H. Chen, and R. Blackport, 2018: Arctic change and possible influence on mid-latitude climate and weather. US CLIVAR Report 2018-1, 41pp, doi:10.5065/D6TH8KGW.

78. Deemer, G.J., U. S. Bhatt, H. Eicken, P.G. Posey, J.K. Hutchings, J. Nelson, R. Heim, R. Allard, H. Wiggins, and K. Creek, 2018: Broadening the sea-ice forecaster toolbox with community observations: A case study from the northern Bering Sea, Arctic Science, 4 (1), 42-70, https://doi.org/10.1139/as-2016-0, pdf.

2017

77. Mård, J., J.E. Box, R. Brown, M. Mack, S.H. Mernild, D. Walker, J. Walsh, U.S. Bhatt, H.E. Epstein, I.H. Myers-Smith, M.K. Raynolds, and E.A.G. Schuur. 2017. Cross-cutting scientific issues. In: Snow, Water, Ice and Permafrost in the Arctic (SWIPA) 2017. Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Programme, Oslo, Norway.

76. Walsh, J. E., R. L. Thomen, U.S. Bhatt, P.A. Bieniek, B. Brettschneider, M. Brubaker, S. Danielson, R. Lader, F. Fetterer, K. Holderied, K. Iken, A. Mahoney, M. McCammon, J. Partain, 2017: The high latitude marine heat wave of 2016 and its impacts on Alaska, Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society Special Report Explaining Extreme Events of 2016 from a Climate Perspective. pdf.

75. York, A., U. Bhatt, R. Thoman, and R. Ziel, 2017: Wildland Fire in High Latitudes [in Arctic Report Card 2017], http://www.arctic.noaa.gov/Report-Card.

74. Overland, J. E., E. Hanna, I. Hanssen-Bauer, S. -J. Kim, J. E. Walsh, M. Wang, U. S. Bhatt, and R. L. Thoman, 2017: Surface Air Temperature [in Arctic Report Card 2017], http://www.arctic.noaa.gov/Report-Card.

73. Epstein, H., U. Bhatt, M. Raynolds, D. Walker, B. C. Forbes, T. Horstkotte, M. Macias-Fauria, A. Martin, G. Phoenix, J. Bjerke, H. Tømmervik, P. Fauchald, H. Vickers, R. Myneni, and C. Dickerson, 2017: Tundra Greenness [in Arctic Report Card 2017], http://www.arctic.noaa.gov/Report-Card.

72. Lader, RT, JE Walsh, US Bhatt, and PA Bieniek, 2017: Projections of 21st century climate extremes for Alaska via dynamical downscaling and quantile mapping. Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology, 56 (9), 2393-2409, DOI: 10.1175/JAMC-D-16-0415.1. , pdf.
Press: Alaska Dispatch News story,

71. Overland, J., E. Hanna, I. Hanssen-Bauer, S.-J. Kim, J. E. Walsh, M. Wang, U. S. Bhatt, and
R. L. Thoman, 2017:Surface air temperature [in “State of the Climate in 2016”]. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc.,98(8), S130–S131, doi:10.1175/2017BAMSStateoftheClimate.1.

70. Epstein, H.E., U.S. Bhatt, M.K. Raynolds,D. A. Walker, B. C. Forbes, M. Macias-Fauria, M. Loranty, G. Phoenix,and J. Bjerke, 2017: Tundra greenness[in “State of the Climate in 2016”]. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc.,98(8), S145–S147, doi:10.1175/2017BAMSStateoftheClimate.1.

69. Bhatt, US, DA Walker, MK Raynolds, PA Bieniek, HE Epstein, JC Comiso, JE Pinzon, CJ Tucker, MA Steele, W. Ermold, and J. Zhang, 2017: Changing seasonality of Panarctic tundra vegetation in relationship to climatic variables. (special biomass issue) Environmental Research Letters. 12 (2017) 055003 https://doi.org/10.1088/1748-9326/aa6b0b, pdf.

2016

68. JL Partain, S Alden, US Bhatt, PA Bieniek, BR Brettschneider, RT Lader, PQ Olsson, TS Rupp, H Strader, RL Thoman, JE Walsh, AD York, and RH Ziel, 2016: An assessment of the role of anthropogenic climate change in the Alaska fire season of 2015, Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society Special Report Explaining Extreme Events of 2015 from a Climate Perspective, S14-S18 pp., pdf.
news stories: GI newsletter, Washington Post, Alaska Public Radio, Japan Times, Salon, Daily Mail, and USA Today.

67. Overland, J., E. Hanna, I. Hanssen-Bauer, S. -J. Kim, J. E. Walsh, M. Wang, U. S. Bhatt, R. L. Thoman 2016: Surface Air Temperature [in Arctic Report Card 2016], http://www.arctic.noaa.gov/Report-Card.

66. Epstein,H. E., U. S. Bhatt, M. K. Raynolds, D. A. Walker, B. C. Forbes, M. Macias-Fauria, M. Loranty, G. Phoenix, J. Bjerke 2016: Tundra Greenness [in Arctic Report Card 2016], http://www.arctic.noaa.gov/Report-Card.

65. Overland, J.,E. Hanna, I. Hanssen-Bauer, S.-J. Kim, J. Walsh, M. Wang, U. S. Bhatt, and R. L. Thoman, 2016: Air temperature [in “State of the Climate in 2015”]. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 97 (8), S132–S134.

64.Young-Robertson, J. M., Bolton, W. R., Bhatt, U. S., Cristobal, J., & Thoman, R. “Deciduous trees are a large and overlooked sink for snowmelt water in the boreal forest.” Scientific Reports, 6 (12 July 2016), 29504. doi: 10.1038/ srep29504. pdf.
news stories: Science Daily
webinar by Jessie and Uma on this paper: USGS Gallery: https://www.usgs.gov/media/videos/surprising-role-trees-boreal-water-cycle, Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sWOOdc_fkpY, NCCWSC website: https://nccwsc.usgs.gov/webinar/TreesBorealWater

63. Walker, Donald; Daniëls, Fred; Alsos, Inger; Bhatt, Uma; Breen, Amy; Buchhorn, Marcel; Bültmann, Helga; Edwards, Mary; Ehrich, Dorothee; Epstein, Howard; Gould, William; Ims, Rolf; Meltofte, Hans; Murray, David; Raynolds, Martha; Talbot, Stephen, 2016: Circumpolar Arctic vegetation: A hierarchic review and roadmap toward an internationally consistent approach to survey, archive and classify tundra plot data, special issue on biomass of Environmental Research Letters, 11, 055005 doi:10.1088, pdf.

62. Lader, R.T., U.S. Bhatt, J.E. Walsh, T.S. Rupp, and P.A. Bieniek: 2016: Evaluation of Reanalysis Products for Alaska to Facilitate Climate Impact Studies, J. Applied Meteorology and Climatology, 55, 901-922. DOI: 10.1175/JAMC-D-15-0162.1, pdf.

61. Bieniek, P.A., U.S. Bhatt, J.E. Walsh, T.S. Rupp, J. Zhang, J.R. Krieger, and R.T. Lader, 2016: Dynamical downscaling of ERA-Interim temperature and precipitation for Alaska, J. Applied Meteorology and Climatology, 55, 635–654, pdf.

60. Zhang, J., J. R. Krieger, U. Bhatt, C. Lu, X. Zhang, 2016: Alaskan Regional Climate Changes in Dynamically Downscaled CMIP5 Simulations, Proceedings of the 2013 National Conference on Advances in Environmental Science and Technology, Springer.

2015

59. Bieniek, P.A., US Bhatt, DA Walker, MK Raynolds, JC Comiso, HE Epstein, JE Pinzon, CJ Tucker, RL Thoman, H Tran, N Mölders, M Steele, J Zhang, and W Ermold, 2015: Climate drivers of changing seasonality of Alaska coastal tundra vegetation productivity, Earth Interactions, 19 (19), DOI: 10.1175/EI-D-15-0013.1, pdf.
other resources: Bulletin of American Meteorological Society June 2016 papers of note, page 904-5.

58. Overland, J., E. Hanna, I. Hanssen-Bauer, S. -J. Kim, J. E. Walsh, M. Wang, U. S. Bhatt, R. L. Thoman, 2015: Air Temperature [in Arctic Report Card 2015], http://www.arctic.noaa.gov/reportcard.

57. Epstein,H. E., U. S. Bhatt, M. K. Raynolds, D. A. Walker, P. A. Bieniek, C. J. Tucker, J. Pinzon, I. H. Myers-Smith, B. C. Forbes, M. Macias-Fauria, N. T. Boelman, S. K. Sweet, 2015: Tundra Greeness [in Arctic Report Card 2015], http://www.arctic.noaa.gov/reportcard.

56. Overland, J., E. Hanna, I. Hanssen-Bauer, S.-J. Kim, J. Walsh, M. Wang, and U.S. Bhatt, 2015: The Arctic Air temperature—[in "State of the Climate in 2014"]. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 96 (7), S217-S219.

55. Kontar, Y.Y., U.S. Bhatt, S.D. Lindsey, E.W. Plumb, and R.L. Thoman, 2015: Interdisciplinary approach to hydrological hazard mitigation and disaster response and effects of climate change on the occurrence of flood severity in central Alaska, Proceedings of the International Association of Hydrological Sciences. Proc. IAHS, 369, 13–17, 2015, proc-iahs.net/369/13/2015/, doi:10.5194/piahs-369-13-2015, pdf.

2014

54. Epstein,H.E., U.S. Bhatt, M.K. Raynolds, D.A. Walker, P.A. Bieniek, C.J. Tucker, J. Pinzon, H. Zeng, G.J. Jia, K.C. Guay, S.J. Goetz, 2014: Tundra Greenness [in Arctic Report Card 2014], http://www.arctic.noaa.gov/reportcard.

53. Overland, J., E. Hanna, I. Hanssen-Bauer, S.-J. Kim, J. Walsh, M. Wang, U. S. Bhatt, 2014: Air Temperature [in Arctic Report Card 2014], http://www.arctic.noaa.gov/reportcard.

52. Overland,J., E. Hanna, I. Hanssen-Bauer, S.-J. Kim, J. Walsh, M. Wang, and U.S. Bhatt, 2014: The Arctic Air temperature—[in "State of the Climate in 2013"]. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 95 (7).

51. Bhatt, U.S., D.A. Walker, J.E. Walsh, E.C. Carmack, K.E. Frey, W.N. Meier, S.E. Moore, F.J.W. Parmentier, E. Post, V.E. Romanovsky, and W.R. Simpson, 2014: Implications of Arctic Sea Ice Decline for the Earth System, Annual Review of Environment and Resources, 39, 57-89, pdf.

50. Bieniek, P.A., J.E. Walsh, R.L. Thoman and U.S. Bhatt, 2014: Using Climate Divisions to Analyze Variations and Trends in Alaska Temperature and Precipitation, J. Climate, 27 (8), 2800-2818, pdf.

2013

49. Polyakov, I.V., U.S. Bhatt, J.E. Walsh, E.P. Abrahamsen, A.V. Pnyushkov, and P.F. Wassmann, 2013: Recent oceanic changes in the Arctic in the context of longer term observations, Ecological Applications 23:1745–1764. http://dx.doi.org/10.1890/11-0902.1, pdf.

48. Overland, J., E. Hanna , I. Hanssen-Bauer, B.-M. Kim, S.-J. Kim, J. Walsh, M. Wang, and U. Bhatt, 2013: Air Temperature [in Arctic Report Card 2013], http://www.arctic.noaa.gov/reportcard.

47. Epstein, H,E, U.S. Bhatt, D.A. Walker, M.K. Raynolds, P.A. Bieniek, J. Comiso, J. Pinzon, C.J. Tucker, I.V. Polyakov, G.J. Jia, H. Zeng, B.C. Forbes, M. Macias-Fauria, L. Xu, R. Myneni, G.V. Frost, G.R. Shaver, M.S. Bret-Harte, M.C. Mack, and A.V. Rocha, 2013: Vegetation [in Arctic Report Card 2013], http://www.arctic.noaa.gov/reportcard.

46. Basu,S., X. Zhang, I. Polyakov, and U.S. Bhatt, 2013: North American Winter-Spring Storms: Modeling Investigation on Tropical Pacific Sea Surface Temperature Impacts, Geophys. Res. Lett., 40, 5228–5233, doi:10.1002/grl.50990, pdf.

45. Boone, R.D. and U.S. Bhatt, 2013: Climate Change, In Land and Environment I (BCS 311), Bachelor’s of Circumpolar Studies, University of the Arctic. (Web-based Course Module), pdf.

44. Bhatt, U.S., D.A. Walker, M.K. Raynolds, P.A. Bieniek, H.E. Epstein, J.C. Comiso, J.E. Pinzon, C.J. Tucker, and I.V. Polyakov, 2013: Recent Declines in Warming and Arctic Vegetation Greening Trends over Pan-Arctic Tundra, Remote Sensing (Special NDVI3g Issue), 5, 4229-4254; doi:10.3390/rs5094229, pdf.

43. Post, E., U.S. Bhatt, C.M. Bitz, J. F. Brodie, T.L. Fulton, M. Hebblewhite, J. Kerby, S.J. Kutz, I. Stirling, and D A. Walker, 2013: Ecological Consequences of Sea Ice Decline, Science, 341, 519-524, pdf.

42. Dammann, D.O., U.S. Bhatt, P.L. Langen, J. Krieger, X. Zhang, 2013: Impact of Daily Arctic Sea Ice Variability in CAM3.0 During Fall and Winter, J. Climate, 26 (6), 1939-1955, pdf.

2012

41. Masson-Delmotte, V., D. Swingedouw, A. Landais., M.-S. Seidenkrantz, E. Gauthier,, V. Bichet, C. Massa, B. Perren, V. Jomelli, G. Adalgeirsdottir, J. Hesselbjerg Christensen, J. Arneborg, U. Bhatt, D.A.Walker, B. Elberling, F. Gillet-Chaulet, C. Ritz, H. Gallée, M. van den Broeke, X. Fettweis, A. de Vernal, and B.Vinther, 2012: Greenland climate change: from the past to the future. WIREs Clim Change, 3: 427–449. doi: 10.1002/wcc.186, pdf.

40. Overland, J., U. Bhatt, J. Key, Y. Liu, J. Walsh, and M. Wang, 2012: [The Arctic] Air temperature, atmospheric circulation, and clouds— [in "State of the Climate in 2011"]. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 93 (7), S127-S129, pdf.

39. Walker, D.A., U.S. Bhatt, H.E. Epstein, P. Bieniek, J. Comiso, G.V. Frost, J. Pinzon, M.K Raynolds, and C.J. Tucker, 2012: [The Arctic] Changing Arctic Tundra Vegetation Biomass and Greenness— [in "State of the Climate in 2011"]. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 93 (7), S138-S139, pdf.

38. Bieniek, P. A., U.S. Bhatt, R.L. Thoman, H. Angeloff, J. Partain, J. Papineau, F. Fritsch, E. Holloway, J.E. Walsh, C. Daly, M. Shulski, G. Hufford, D.F. Hill, S. Calos, and R. Gens, 2012: Climate divisions for Alaska based on objective methods, J. Applied Meteorology and Climatology, 51 (7), 1276-1289, pdf.

37. Legatt, R., I.V. Polyakov, U.S. Bhatt, X. Zhang, 2012: North Atlantic Variability Driven by Atmospheric and Oceanic Stochastic Forcing in a Simple Box Model, Tellus A, 64, 18695, http://dx.doi.org/10.3402/tellusa.v64i0.18695, pdf.

36. Epstein, H.E., M.K. Raynolds, D.A. Walker, U.S. Bhatt, C.J. Tucker, and J.E. Pinzon, 2012: Dynamics of aboveground phytomass of the circumpolar arctic tundra during the past three decades, Environ. Res. Lett., doi:10.1088/1748-9326/7/1/015506, pdf.

35. Walker, D.A., H.E. Epstein, M.K. Raynolds, P. Kuss, M.A. Kopecky, G.V. Frost, F.J.A. Daniëls, M.O. Leibman, N.G. Moskalenko, G.V. Matyshak, O.V. Khitun, A.V. Khomutov, B.C. Forbes, U.S. Bhatt, A.N. Kade, C.M. Vonlanthen, 2012: Environment, vegetation and greenness (NDVI) along the North America and Eurasia Arctic transects, Environ. Res. Lett.,doi:10.1088/1748-9326/7/1/015504, pdf.

2011
34. Vavrus, S.A., U.S. Bhatt, and V.A. Alexeev, 2011: Factors Influencing Simulated Changes in Future Arctic Cloudiness. J. Climate, 24, 4817–4830. doi: 10.1175/2011JCLI4029.1 . pdf.

33. Walker, D.A., U.S. Bhatt, T.V. Callaghan, J.C. Comiso, H.E. Epstein, B.C. Forbes, M. Gill, W.A.Gould, H Henry, J. Jia, S. Kokelj,T.C. Lantz, S.F. Oberbauer, J.E. Pinzon, M.K. Raynolds, G.R. Shaver, C.J. Tucker, C.E. Tweedie, and P.J. Webber, 2011: Arctic: Land: Vegetation [in "State of the Climate in 2010"]. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc.,92 (6), S150-S152. pdf.

32. Bieniek, P. A., U. S. Bhatt, L. A. Rundquist, S. D. Lindsey, X. Zhang, R. L. Thoman, 2011: Large-Scale Climate Controls of Interior Alaska River Ice Breakup. J. Climate, 24, 286–297. pdf.

31. Walker, D.A., U.S. Bhatt, M.K. Raynolds, V.E. Romanovsky, G.P. Kofinas, J.P. Kuss, B.C. Forbes, F. Stammler, T. Kumpula, E. Kaarlejärvi, M.O. Leibman, N.G. Moskalenko, A.A. Gubarkov, A.V. Khomutov, D.S. Drozdov, H.E. Epstein, Q. Yu, G.J. Jia, J.O. Kaplan, J.C. Comiso, 2011: Cumulative effects of rapid land-cover and land-use changes on the Yamal Peninsula, Russia. In:Eurasian Arctic Land Cover and Land Use in a Changing Climate Gutman, Garik; Reissell, Anni (Eds.) 1st Edition., 2011, VI, 226 p. 100 illus., Hardcover ISBN: 978-90-481-9117-8, DOI 10.1007/978-90-481-9118-5_2. pdf.

30. Goetz, S.J., H.E., Epstein, D. Alcaraz, U.S. Bhatt, J. Comiso, G.J. Jia, J.O. Kaplan, H. Lischke, A., Lloyd, Q. Yu, and D.A. Walker, 2011: Recent Changes in Arctic Vegetation: Satellite Observations and Simulation Model Predictions. In: Eurasian Arctic Land Cover and Land Use in a Changing Climate Gutman, Garik; Reissell, Anni (Eds.) 1st Edition., 2011, VI, 226 p. 100 illus., Hardcover ISBN: 978-90-481-9117-8, DOI 10.1007/978-90-481-9118-5_2. pdf.

2010
29. Bhatt, U.S., D.A. Walker, M.K. Raynolds, J.C. Comiso, H.E. Epstein, G.Jia, R. Gens, J.E. Pinzon, C.J. Tucker, C.E. Tweedie, and P.J. Webber, 2010: Circumpolar Arctic tundra vegetation change is linked to sea-ice decline, Earth Interactions. August 2010, Vol. 14, No. 8: 1-20. doi: 10.1175/2010EI315.1. pdf.

28. Walker, D.A., U.S. Bhatt, J.C. Comiso, H.E. Epstein, W.A. Gould, G.H.R. Henry, G.J. Jia, S.V. Kokelj, T.C. Lantz, J.A. Mercado-Díaz, J.E. Pinzon, M.K. Raynolds, G.R. Shaver, C.J. Tucker, C.E. Tweedie, P.J. Webber, 2010: Arctic: Land: Vegetation [in "State of the Climate in 2009"]. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc.,91 (6), S79-S82. pdf.

27. Polyakov, I.V., V. A. Alexeev, U.S. Bhatt, E.V. Polyakova, and X. Zhang, 2010: North Atlantic warming: Patterns of long-term trend and multidecadal variability, Climate Dynamics, doi:10.1007/s00382-008-0522-3. pdf .

26. Nance, K., U.S. Bhatt, B. Hay, 2010: The PATH Project: Partnerships for Automated Transformations of Heterogeneous Datasets, HICSS, Proceedings of the 43th Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS'10). pdf.

25. Bourne, S. M., U.S. Bhatt, J. Zhang, R. Thoman, 2010: Surface-based Temperature Inversions in Alaska from a Climate Perspective, Atmospheric Research, doi:10.1016/j.atmosres.2009.09.013. pdf.

2009
24. Walker, D.W., M.O. Leibman, H.E. Epstein, B.C. Forbes, U.S. Bhatt, M.K. Raynolds, J.C. Comiso, A.A. Gubarkov, A V. Khomutov, G J. Jia, E. Kaarlejärvi, J O. Kaplan, T. Kumpula, P. Kuss, G. Matyshak, N.G. Moskalenko, P. Orekhov, V.E. Romanovsky, N.K. Ukraientseva, and Q. Yu, 2009: Spatial and temporal patterns of greenness on the Yamal Peninsula, Russia: Interactions of ecological and social factors affecting Arctic NDVI , Environ. Res. Lett. 4, 045004 (16pp) doi:10.1088/1748-9326/4/4/045004. pdf.

23. Walker, D.A, U.S. Bhatt, M.K. Raynolds, J.E. Comiso, H.E. Epstein and G.J. Jia, 2009: Land: Vegetation, in State of the Climate in 2008: Arctic. Peterson, T. and M. Baringer eds., Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society.

2008
22. Bhatt, U. S., M.A Alexander, C. Deser, J.E.Walsh,  J.S. Miller, M. Timlin, J.D. Scott, and R. Tomas, 2008: The Atmospheric Response to Realistic Reduced Summer Arctic Sea Ice Anomalies, in Arctic Sea Ice Decline: Observations, Projections, Mechanisms, and Implications, Geophys. Monogr. Ser., vol. 180, edited by E. T. DeWeaver, C. M. Bitz, and L.-B. Tremblay, pp. 91-110, AGU, Washington, D. C. pdf.

21. Li, Z., U.S. Bhatt, and N. Mölders, 2008: Impact of doubled CO2 on the interaction between the global and regional water cycles in four study regions. Climate Dynamics , pp 255-275, 10.1007/s00382-007-0283-4. pdf.

2007
20. Zhang, J., U.S. Bhatt, W.V. Tangborn, and C.S. Lingle, 2007: Climate downscaling for estimating glacier mass balances in northwestern North America: Validation with a USGS benchmark glacier, Geophysical Research Letters, 34, L21505, doi:10.1029/2007GL031139. pdf.

19. Bhatt, U.S., J. Zhang, W.V. Tangborn, and C.S. Lingle, L. Phillips, 2007: Examining Glacier Mass Balances with a Hierarchical Modeling Approach, Computing in Science and Engineering, 9 (2), 61-67. pdf.

18. Zhang, J., U.S. Bhatt, W.V. Tangborn, C.S. Lingle, 2007: Response of Glaciers in Northwestern North America to Future Climate Change: an Atmosphere/Glacier Hierarchical Modeling Approach, Annals of Glaciology, Vol. 46, 283 – 290. pdf.

2006
17. Polyakova, E.I., A.G. Journel, I.V. Polyakov, and U.S. Bhatt, 2006: Changing relationship between the North Atlantic Oscillation and key North Atlantic climate parameters, Geophysical Research Letters, 33, L03711, doi:10.1029/2005GL024573. pdf.

2005
16. Polyakov, I.V., U.S. Bhatt, H.L. Simmons, D. Walsh, J.E. Walsh, X. Zhang, 2005: Multidecadal Variability of North Atlantic Temperature and Salinity during the Twentieth Century, J. Climate, (18)21, 4562-4581. pdf.

15. Bhatt, U.S., D.E. Newman, B.A. Carreras, I. Dobson, 2005: Understanding the Effect of Risk Aversion on Risk, HICSS, p. 64b, Proceedings of the 38th Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS'05) - Track 2, 2005. pdf.

2004
14. Polyakov, I.V. , G.V. Alekseev, L. Timokhov, U.S. Bhatt, R.L. Colony, H.L. Simmons, D. Walsh, J. Walsh, 2004: Variability of the intermediate Atlantic Water of the Arctic Ocean over the last 100 years, J. Climate,17(23), 4485-4497. pdf.

13. Hu, Z.-Z., E.K. Schneider, U.S. Bhatt, and B.P. Kirtman, 2004: Potential mechanism for response of El Niño–Southern Oscillation variability to change in land surface energy budget, J. Geophys. Res., 109, D21113, doi:10.1029/2004JD004771. pdf .

12. Zhang, X., J.E. Walsh, J. Zhang, U.S. Bhatt, and M. Ikeda. 2004: Intensifying Arctic cyclone activity. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc. 85: 949-950. [summary in Papers of Note, invited].

11. Zhang, X., J.E. Walsh, J. Zhang, U.S. Bhatt, and M. Ikeda, 2004: Climatology and Interannual Variability of Arctic Cyclone Activity, 1948 – 2002, J. Climate, 2300-2317. pdf.

10. Alexander, M.A., U.S. Bhatt, J. Walsh, M. Timlin, and J. Miller, 2004: The Atmospheric Response to Realistic Arctic Sea Ice Anomalies in an AGCM during Winter, J. Climate 17, 890-905. pdf.

2003
9. Bhatt, U.S., E.K. Schneider, and D. Dewitt, 2003: Influence of North American land processes on North Atlantic SST variability, Global & Planetary Change, 37, 33-56. doi:10.1016/S0921-8181(02)00190-X. pdf.

8. Polyakov, I.V. , R. Bekryaev, G. Alekseev, U.S. Bhatt, R. Colony, M. Johnson, and A. Makshtas, 2003: Variability and trends of air temperature and pressure in the maritime Arctic, 1875-2000, J. Climate, 16, 2067-2077. pdf.

7. Polyakov, I.V., G. Alekseev, R. Bekryaev, U.S. Bhatt, R. Colony, M. Johnson, V. Karklin, D. Walsh, and A. Yulin, 2003: Long-term variability of ice in the arctic marginal seas, J. Climate 16, 2078-2085. pdf.

2002
6. Polyakov, I.V., S. Akasofu, U.S. Bhatt, R. Colony, M. Ikeda, A. Makshtas, C. Swingley, D. Walsh, and J. Walsh, 2002: Long-term trends and variations of the arctic climate system, EOS, Transactions, American Geophysical Union, 83 (47) : 547-548. pdf.

5. Polyakov, I.V., G. Alekseev, R. Bekryaev, U.S. Bhatt, R. Colony, M. Johnson, V. Karklin, A. Makshtas, D. Walsh, and A. Yulin, 2002: Observationally-based assessment of polar amplification of global warming, Geophysical Research Letters, 1878, doi:10.1029/2001GL011111. pdf.

2000 and earlier
4. Schneider, E.K., and U.S. Bhatt, 2000: A dissipation integral with application to ocean diffusivities and structure, J. Physical Oceangr., 30, 1158-1171. (COLA Tech Report 59). pdf.

3. Bhatt, U.S., M.A. Alexander, D.S. Battisti, D.D. Houghton and L.M. Keller, 1998: Atmosphere-ocean interaction in the North Atlantic: near surface climate variability, J. Climate, 11, 1615-1632. pdf.

2. Battisti, D.S., U.S. Bhatt, and M.A. Alexander, 1995: A modeling study of the interannual variability of sea-surface temperature in the wintertime N. Atlantic Ocean, J. Climate, 8, 3067-3083. pdf.

1. Bhatt, U.S., Circulation regimes of rainfall anomalies in the African - South Asian monsoon belt, 1989: J. Climate, 2, 1133 - 1144. pdf.

 

Theses

Bhatt, U.S., 1996: Role of atmosphere-ocean interaction in the midlatitude North Atlantic on climate variability, Ph.D. Thesis, University of Wisconsin, 159 pp. to download page.

Bhatt, U.S., 1989: On mechanisms of Subsaharan rainfall anomalies, M.S. Thesis, University of Wisconsin, 88pp.


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