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Mike Chen




Office: 3017 Agronomy Hall

Phone: 515-294-9874









Department: Geological and Atmospheric Sciences

Research Interests: dynamic meteorology

Brief description of current research:

The work of Dr. Chen is primarily focused on research in the areas of energy transformation, dynamic meteorology, tropical meteorology and monsoons, the global hydrological cycle, and severe weather systems in the Great Plains.

Recent publications:

Chen, T. C., J. D. Tsay, M. C. Yen, and J. Matsumoto, 2012: Interannual variation of the late fall rainfall in central Vietnam. J. Clim., 25, 392-413, doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-11-00068.1

Chen, T. C., W. R. Huang, and M. C. Yen, 2011: Interannual variation of the late spring - early summer monsoon rainfall in the northern part of the South China Sea. J. Clim., 24, 4295-4313, doi:10.1175/2011/JCLI3930.1

Chen, T. C., J. D. Tsay, M. C. Yen, and E. O. Cayanan, 2010: Formation of the Philippine twin tropical cyclones during the 2008 summer monsoon onset. Wea. Forecasting, 25, 1317-1341, doi:10.1175/2010WAF2222395.1

Chen, T. C., 2010: Characteristics of summer stationary waves in the northern hemisphere. J. Clim., 23, 4489-4507, doi:10.1175/2010JCLI3149.1

Chen, T. C., S. Y. Wang, M. C. Yen, and A. J. Clark, 2009: Impact of the intraseasonal variability of the western north pacific large-scale circulation on tropical cyclone tracks. Wea. Forecasting, 24, 646-666, doi:10.1175/2008WAF2222186.1