Ruping Mo [Profile] [R&D] [Publications] [Misc]

Title: Senior R&D Meteorologist photo
Affiliation: National Lab for Coastal and Mountain Meteorology, Environment Canada
Address: 201-401 Burrard Street, Vancouver, BC V6C 3S5, Canada
Phone/Fax: (604) 671-1839
E-mail: ruping.mo@canada.ca

Refereed Publications
  1. Wu, Y., C. G. Hannah, P. Thupaki, R. Mo, and B. Law, 2017: Effects of rainfall on oil droplet size and the dispersion of spilled oil with application to Douglas Channel, British Columbia, Canada. Mar. Pollut. Bull., 114, 176–182.

  2. Mo, R., C. Ye, and P. H. Whitfield, 2014: Application potential of four nontraditional similarity metrics in hydrometeorology. J. Hydrometeor., 15, 1862–1880.

  3. Mo, R., P. I. Joe, C. Doyle, and P. H. Whitfield, 2014: Verification of an ENSO-based long-range prediction of anomalous weather conditions during the Vancouver 2010 Olympics and Paralympics. Pure Appl. Geophys., 171, 323–336.

  4. Milbrandt, J. A., J. Thériault, and R. Mo, 2014: Modeling the phase transition associated with melting snow in a 1D kinematic framework: Sensitivity to the microphysics. Pure Appl. Geophys., 171, 303–322.

  5. Teakles, A., R. Mo, C. F. Dierking, C. Emond, T. Smith, N. McLennan, and P. I. Joe, 2014: Realizing user-relevant conceptual model for the Ski Jump venue of the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics. Pure Appl. Geophys., 171, 185–207.

  6. Mo, R., P. Joe, G. A. Isaac, I. Gultepe, R. Rasmussen, J. Milbrandt, R. McTaggart-Cowan, J. Mailhot, M. Brugman, T. Smith, and B. Scott, 2014: Mid-mountain clouds at Whistler during the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics and Paralympics. Pure Appl. Geophys., 171, 157–183.

  7. Isaac, G. A., P. I. 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-V10): A World Weather Research Programme Project. Pure Appl. Geophys., 171, 1–24.

  8. Wu, M. R., B. J. Snyder, R. Mo, A. J. Cannon, and P. I. Joe, 2013: Classification and conceptual models for heavy snowfall events over East Vancouver Island of British Columbia, Canada. Wea. Forecasting, 28, 1219–1240.

  9. Mo, R., 2013: On adding thermodynamic damping mechanisms to refine two classical models of katabatic winds. J. Atmos. Sci., 70, 2325–2334.

  10. Thériault, J. M., R. Rasmussen, T. Smith, R. Mo, J. A. Milbrandt, M. M. Brugman, P. Joe, G. 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.

  11. Geng, Q., R. Mo, M. Brugman, B. Snyder, J. Goosen, and G. Pearce, 2012: Interaction of an intense Pacific low pressure system with a strong arctic outbreak over British Columbia: Forecast challenges of the early December 2007 storm. Atmosphere-Ocean, 50, 95–108.

  12. Lin, H., G. Brunet, and R. Mo, 2010: Impact of the Madden-Julian oscillation on wintertime precipitation in Canada. Mon. Wea. Rev., 138, 3822–3839.

  13. Mo, R., 2003: Efficient algorithms for maximum covariance analysis of datasets with many variables and fewer realizations: A revisit. J. Atmos. Oceanic Technol., 20, 1804–1809.

  14. Mo, R., and D. M. Straus, 2002: Statistical-dynamical seasonal prediction based on principal component regression of GCM ensemble integrations. Mon. Wea. Rev., 130, 2167–2187.

  15. Shukla, J., D. A. Paolino, D. M. Straus, D. DeWitt, M. Fennessy, J. L. Kinter, L. Marx, and R. Mo, 2000: Dynamical seasonal predictions with the COLA atmospheric model. Q. J. R. Meteorol. Soc., 126, 2265–2291.

  16. Mo, R., J. Fyfe, and J. Derome, 1998: Phase-locked and asymmetric correlations of the wintertime atmospheric patterns with the ENSO. Atmosphere-Ocean, 36, 213–239.

  17. Mo, R., O. Bühler, and M. E. McIntyre, 1998: Permeability of the stratospheric vortex edge: On the mean mass flux due to thermally dissipating, steady, non-breaking Rossby waves. Q. J. R. Meteorol. Soc., 124, 2129–2148.

  18. Mo, R., and M. E. McIntyre, 1998: On anomalous meridional circulations and Eliassen-Palm flux divergences in an idealized model of dissipating, non-breaking Rossby waves. Dyn. Atmos. Oc., 27, 575–600.

  19. Mo, R., 1988: The interannual fluctuations of rainfall and temperature over China and their correlation with El Nino. Acta Oceanologica Sinica, 7, 533–541.

  20. Mo, R., and Y. Zhang, 1988: On the mechanism of teleconnections between El Nino and East Asian atmospheric circulation. Acta Meteorologica Sinica, 2, 288–299.


Non-Refereed Publications

Tech. Reports/Notes, Conf. Preprints, etc.
  1. Mo, R., C. Ye, and and P. H. Whitfield, 2013: Some similarity indices with possible meteorological applications. Tech. Rep. 2013-002, National Laboratory for Coastal and Mountain Meteorology, Environment Canada, 27 pp.

  2. Mo, R., P. I. Joe, and J. A. Milbrandt, 2012: Mapping NWP model output with radar observations in complex terrain. Tech. Rep. 2012-001, National Laboratory for Coastal and Mountain Meteorology, Environment Canada, 12 pp.

  3. Ye, C., R. Mo, and P. H. Whitfield, 2010: Classification of precipitation into local and regional events: algorithms and applications. Tech. Rep. 2010-006, National Laboratory for Coastal and Mountain Meteorology, Environment Canada, 30 pp.

  4. Mo, R., 2010: Projecting winter conditions in Metro Vancouver from early oceanic signals: La Niña 2010-2011?. Tech. Rep. 2010-004, National Laboratory for Coastal and Mountain Meteorology, Environment Canada, 7 pp.

  5. Mo, R., J. Zhong, C. Yu, and K. Kwok, 2010: Inflow and outflow through the Sea-to-Sky Corridor in February 2010: Lessons learned from SNOW-V10. Tech. Rep. 2010-003, National Laboratory for Coastal and Mountain Meteorology, Environment Canada, 11 pp.

  6. Mo, R., 2010: A short note on Pineapple Express. Tech. Rep. 2010-001, National Laboratory for Coastal and Mountain Meteorology, Environment Canada, 3 pp.

  7. Mo, R., C. Doyle, and P. H. Whitfield, 2009: Projecting winter-spring climate from antecedent ENSO and PDO signals – Applications to the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics and Paralympics. Tech. Rep. 2009-002, Pacific Storm Prediction Centre, Environment Canada, 44 pp.

  8. Mo, R., 2009: A simple model projecting following winter-spring climate from summer ENSO indices – Applications to the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics and Paralympics. Tech. Rep. 2009-001, Pacific Storm Prediction Centre, Environment Canada, 31 pp.

  9. Mo, R., 2009: A synthesis of recent research on precipitation in mountain alpine environments. Tech. Rep. 2009-004, National Laboratory for Coastal and Mountain Meteorology, Environment Canada, 9 pp.

  10. Mo, R., Q. Geng, M. Brugman, G. Pearce, G. Goosen, and B. Snyder, 2009: Collision of a pineapple express with an arctic outbreak over complex terrains of British Columbia, Canada – Forecast challenges and lessons learned. Extended Abstract, 23rd Conf. Wea. Anal. Forecasting/19th Conf. on Num. Wea. Pred., Omaha, NE, USA, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 10B.2.
    [http://ams.confex.com/ams/pdfpapers/154212.pdf]

  11. Mo, R., 2008: Radar-based Hovmöller diagrams: A case study on the time-space coherence of precipitation in the Sea-to-Sky Corridor. Tech. Rep. 2008-001, National Laboratory for Coastal and Mountain Meteorology, Environment Canada, 20 pp.

  12. Mo, R., and D. Jones, 2008: Dust devil, tornado, or landspout? CSSW Report 08-002, Pacific Storm Prediction Centre, Environment Canada, 16 pp.

  13. Mo, R., 2006: Delayed response of the extratropical northern atmosphere to ENSO: A revisit Tech. Rep. 2006-001, Pacific Storm Prediction Centre, Environment Canada, 12 pp.

  14. Mo, R., D. M. Straus, 1999: Seasonal prediction based on EOF analyses of GCM ensemble means. Tech. Rep. No. 75, Center for Ocean-Land-Atmosphere Studies, 26 pp.

  15. Mo, R., D. M. Straus, 1999: Probablity forecasts for seasonal average anomalies based on GCM ensemble means. Tech. Rep. No. 74, Center for Ocean-Land-Atmosphere Studies, 25 pp.

  16. Mo, R., D. M. Straus, 1999: Statistical verification of dynamical seasonal prediction. Tech. Rep. No. 73, Center for Ocean-Land-Atmosphere Studies, 33 pp.

  17. Mo, R., 1996: Atmospheric responses to midlatitude sea surface temperature anomalies: A review. Report No. 96-3, Centre for Climate and Global Change Research, McGill University, 29 pp.