Publications

Publications by the Climate Studies Group, Mona

 



BOOKS  
1. Taylor, M. A., Centella, A., Charlery, J., Borrajero, I., Bezanilla, A., Campbell, J., Rivero, R., Stephenson, T. S., Whyte, F., Watson, R. (2007). Glimpses of the Future: A Briefing from the PRECIS Caribbean Climate Change Project, Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre, Belmopan, Belize. 24 pp.  
 
 
 
   
2. Chen, A. A., Chadee, D. D., & Rawlins, S. C. 2006: Climate Change Impact on Dengue: The Caribbean Experience, START Publication (ISBN 976-41-0210-7)  
 
   
BOOK CHAPTERS  
1. Anthony Chen, Michael Taylor, David Farrell, Abel Centella and Leslie, 2008: Caribbean climate scenarios for the Caribbean: Limitations and needs for biodiversity studies. In Climate Change and Biodiversity in the Americas. Edited by A. Fenech et al. Environment Canada. Toronto, Ontario, Canada. 366 p.  
 
 
 
   
2. Taylor, M.A., A.A. Chen, S. Rawlins, C. Heslop-Thomas, A. Amarakoon, W. Bailey, D. Chadee, S. Huntley, C. Rhoden and R. Stennett. 2008. „Adapting to dengue risk – what to do?‟ In N. Leary, J. Adejuwon, V. Barros, I. Burton and R. Lasco (eds), Climate Change and Adaptation. Earthscan, London, UK. ISBN 9781844074709  
 
 
   
3. Heslop-Thomas, C., W. Bailey, D. Amarakoon. A. Chen, S. Rawlins, D. Chadee, R. Crosbourne, Owino, K. Polson, C. Rhoden, R. Stennett, M. A. Taylor, 2008 Vulnerability to dengue fever In Jamaica. In N. Leary, C. Conde, A. Nyong and J. Pulhin (eds) Climate Change and Vulnerability. Earthscan, London, UK. ISBN 9781844076901  
 
 
 
   
4. Neil Leary, Ian Burton, James Adejuwon, Vicente Barros, Punsalmaa Batimaa, Bonizella Biagini, Suppakorn Chinvanno, Rex Cruz, Daniel Dabi, Alain de Comarmond, Bill Dougherty, Pauline Dube, Andrew Githeko, Ayman Abou Hadid, Molly Hellmuth, Richard Kangalawe, Jyoti Kulkarni, Mahendra Kumar, Rodel Lasco, Melchior Mataki, Mahmoud Medany, Mansour Mohsen, Gustavo Nagy, Momodou Njie, Jabavu Nkomo, Anthony Nyong, Balgis Osman, Elamin Sanjak, Roberto Seiler, Michael Taylor, Maria Travasso, Graham von Maltitz, Shem Wandiga, and Monica Wehbe, 2008. A Stitch in Time: General Lessons from Specific Cases. A Synthesis of Adaptation Findings from the AIACC Programme. In N. Leary, J. Adejuwon, V. Barros, I. Burton and R. Lasco (eds), Climate Change and Adaptation. Earthscan, London, UK. ISBN 9781844074709  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
   
5. Taylor, M. A., D. Amarakoon, A. Anthony Chen, S. C. Rawlins and D. Chadee, 2006: Climate Dengue and prevention: Observations from the Caribbean. In The Americas: Building the Adaptive Capacity to Global Environmental Change. Edited by A. Fenech et al. Environment Canada. Toronto, Ontario, Canada. 254 p.  
 
 
 
   
6. Taylor, M. A. and E. J. Alfaro, 2005: Climate of Central America and the Caribbean, in Encyclopedia of World Climatology. Edited by J. E. Oliver, Springer.  
 
   
7. Chen, A. A., T. Falloon and M. A. Taylor, 2005: Monitoring Agricultural drought in the West Indies, in Monitoring and Predicting Agricultural Droughts: A Global Study. Edited by V. K. Boken et al., Oxford University Press.  
 
 
   
8. Taylor. M. A. and A. Owino, 2004: Warm oceans and year to year variations of Caribbean rainfall, in Science, Technology and Innovation: UWI Mona Leading the Nation. University of the West Indies, Mona, Jamaica.  
 
 
   
PAPERS  
1. Stephenson, T. S., M. A. Taylor and J. M. Spence, 2010: Jamaica, [in State of the Climate in 2009]. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 91 (6), S79-S82.  
 
   
2. Campbell J. D., M. A. Taylor, T. S. Stephenson, R. Watson, F. S. Whyte 2010: Future Climate of the Caribbean from a Regional Climate Model, International Journal of Climatology DOI: 10.1002/joc.2200.  
 
 
   
3. Stephenson, T. S., M. A. Taylor and J. M. Spence, 2009: Chapter 7 Regional Climate, c. Central America and the Caribbean, 3) Jamaica [in State of the Climate in 2008]. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 90, S1-S196  
 
 
   
4. Stephenson, T. S., C. M. Goodess, M. R. Haylock, A. A. Chen and M. A. Taylor, 2008: Detecting inhomogeneities in Caribbean and adjacent Caribbean temperature data using sea surface temperatures. J. Geophys. Res., Vol. 113, No. D21, D21116 10.1029/ 2007JD009127  
 
 
 
   
5. Stephenson, T. S., A. A. Chen, and M. A. Taylor, 2008: The Climate Studies Group, Mona. Caribbean Quarterly, Vol. 54., No. 3, 85-88.  
 
   
6. Spence, J. M and M. A. Taylor, 2008: Jamaica, in State of the Climate in 2007. Levinson, D.H., and J.H. Lawrimore eds., Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc, 89, S107-S109.  
 
   
7. Amarakoon D., A. A. Chen, S. Rawlins, D. Chadee, M. A. Taylor, and R. Stennett, 2007: Dengue epidemics in the Caribbean - Temperature indices to gauge the potential for onset of dengue. Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies for Global Change. 10.1007/s11027-007- 9114-5.  
 
 
 
   
8. Whyte, F. S., M. A. Taylor, T. S. Stephenson, J. D. Campbell, 2007: Features of the Caribbean Low Level Jet. International Journal of Climatology. DOI: 10.1002/joc.1510.  
 
   
9. Stephenson, T. S., A. A Chen, and M. A. Taylor, 2007: Toward the development of prediction models for the primary Caribbean Dry Season. Theoretical and Applied Climatology. DOI 10.1007/s00704-007-0308-2.  
 
 
   
10. Stephenson, T. S., M. A. Taylor, and A. A Chen, 2006: Investigating the predictability of early and late season rainfall for Jamaica. Jamaica Journal of Science and Technology, 16& 17, 2-17.  
 
 
   
11. Alexander, L. V., X. Zhang, T. C. Peterson, J. Caesar, B. Gleason, A. Klein Tank, M. Haylock, D. Collins, B. Trewin, F. Rahimzadeh, A. Tagipour, P. Ambenje, K. Rupa Kumar, J. Revadekar, G. Griffiths, L. Vincent, D. Stephenson, J. Burn, E. Aguilar, M. Brunet, M. A. Taylor, M. New, P. Zhai, M. Rusticucci, J. L. Vazquez-Aguirre, 2006: Global observed changes in daily climate extremes of temperature and precipitation. Journal of Geophysical. Research, Vol. 111(D5) 5109 DOI: 10.1029/2005JD006290  
 
 
 
 
 
   
12. Taylor, M. A., Chen, A. A., S. Rawlins, C. Heslop-Thomas, A. Amarakoon, W.Bailey, D. Chadee, S. Huntley, 2006: Adaptation strategies for present and increased future risk of dengue fever in the Caribbean. AIACC Working Paper Series No. 33  
 
 
 
   
13. Heslop-Thomas, C., W. Bailey, D. Amarakoon. A. Chen, S. Rawlins, D. Chadee, R. Crosbourne, Owino, K. Polson, C. Rhoden, R. Stennett, M. A. Taylor, 2006: Vulnerability to dengue fever In Jamaica. AIACC Working Paper Series No. 27.  
 
 
   
14. D. D. Chadee, B. Shivnauth, S. C. Rawlins and A. A. Chen: 2006: Climate, mosquito indices and the epidemiology of dengue fever in Trinidad (2002–2004), Annals of Tropical Medicine & Parasitology, Vol. 100, No. 6, 1–9 (2006)  
 
 
   
15. Ashby, S. A., M. A. Taylor and A. A. Chen, 2005: Statistical models for predicting rainfall in the Caribbean. Theoretical and Applied Climatology, 82, 65-80. DOI 10.1007/s00704-004- 0118-8  
 
 
   
16. Spence, J., M. A. Taylor, and A. A. Chen, 2004: The effect of concurrent sea surface temperature anomalies in the tropical Pacific and Atlantic on Caribbean rainfall. International Journal of Climatology 24, 1531-1541.  
 
 
   
17. Chen, A. A, and M. A. Taylor, 2002: Investigating the link between early season Caribbean rainfall and the El Niño+1 year. International Journal of Climatology , 22, 87-106.  
 
   
18. Taylor, M. A., D. B. Enfield, and A. A. Chen, 2002: The Influence of the tropical Atlantic vs. the tropical Pacific on Caribbean Rainfall. Journal of Geophysical Research, 107(C9) 3127, doi:10.1029/2001JC001097  
 
 
   
19. Peterson, T. C., M. A. Taylor, R. Demeritte, D. L. Duncombe, S. Burton, F. Thompson, A. Porter, M. Mercedes, E. Villegas, R. Semexant Fils, A. Klein Tank, A, Martis, R. Warner, A. Joyette, W. Mills, L. Alexander, B. Gleason, 2002: Recent Changes in Climate Extremes in the Caribbean Region. Journal of Geophysical Research 107(D21) 4601, doi:10.1029/ 2002JD002251.  
 
 
 
 
   
20. Amarakoon, A.M.D., and A.A.Chen, 2002: Modelling of Wind Speed and Power Across Jamaica, Ja. J. Sci. and Tech., 12 & 13, 48-64  
 
   
21. Taylor, M. A., 2001: The Caribbean climate data workshop: A workshop on enhancing Caribbean Climate data collection and processing capabilities and the dissemination of derived global climate change information for the region, CLIVAR Exchanges, 6, 34-35.  
 
 
   
22. Amarakoon . A. M. D D., and A. A. Chen, 2001: Preliminary Study On Island-Wide Modeling Of Wind Power Over Jamaica: Proceedings of SATIS-2001, 123-132, August 2001  
 
   
23. Amarakoon, A. M. D., A.Chen and P. McLean, 2000: Estimating daytime latent heat flux and evapotransiration in Jamaica, Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 102, 113-124  
 
   
24. Amarakoon A. M. D., and A. Chen 1999: Estimating Daytime Net Radiation Using Routine Meteorological Data in Jamaica: Caribbean Journal of Science, 35, No. 1-2, 132-141.  
 
   
25. Chen, A.A., and A.M.D. Amarakoon, 1999: Generation of Electricity by Wind Turbines at Munro, Jamaica Journal of Science and Technology, 10, 53-78, 1999/2000.  
 
   
26. Chen, A. A., A. Roy, J. McTavish, and M. Taylor, 1997: Using sea surface temperature anomalies to predict flood and drought conditions for the Caribbean. Center for Ocean Land Atmosphere Studies (COLA) Technical report No. 49, 24 pp. COLA, Maryland, USA.  
 
 
   
27. Chen, A.A., and P. Brown, 1994: Characterization of April-May Rainfall, Ja. J. Sci. and Tech., 5,1-11.  
 
   
28. Chen, A.A., P.N. Chin, W. Forrest, P. McLean, and C. Grey, 1994: Solar Radiation in Jamaica, Solar Energy, 53, 455-460.  
 
   
29. Chen, A.A., 1992: Evapotranspiration Modelling in Jamaica, Ja. J.Sci. and Tech., 3, 41-46.  
   
30. Daniel, A.R. and A.A. Chen, 1991: Stochastic Simulation and Forecasting of Hourly Average Wind Speed Sequences in Jamaica, Solar Energy, 46, 1-11.  
 
   
31. Chen, A.A., A.R. Daniel, S.T. Daniel and C.R. Gray, 1990: Wind Power in Jamaica, SolarEnergy, 44, 355-365.  
 
   
TECHNICAL REPORTS and NOTES  
1. Taylor M. A., A. A Chen, W. Bailey, 2009: Review of Health Effects of Climate Variability and Climate Change in the Caribbean. For Mainstreaming Adaptation to Climate Change Project of the Caribbean Community Climate change Centre (CCCCC).  
 
 
   
2. Chen, A., M. Taylor., A. Centalla and D. Farrell. 2008. Climate Trends and Scenarios, Report of Working Group I, Climate Change and Biodiversity in the Caribbean Islands. CANARI Technical Report. Caribbean Natural Resources Institute, Laventille, Trinidad. 34 pp.  
 
 
   
3. Amarakoon AMD, Chen AA, Rawlins SC, Taylor M. A. 2004. Dengue epidemics -- its association with precipitation and temperature, and its seasonality in some Caribbean countries. West Indian Medical Journal 53; (suppl 2): 60.  
 
 
   
4. Amarakoon, A.M.D., A. A. Chen, S. Rawlins, M. Taylor, Climate Variability and Patterns of Dengue in the Caribbean: AIACC Notes, 2(2), p.8, November 2003.  
 
   
5. Owino. A. (1998): Operational Application of NWP. Sem-198/Doc.8 (20-III-1998): Presented at the WMO Regional Training Seminar for National Instructors for RA 1 and RA VI, Nairobi, Kenya, 20 April,- 1 May, 1998. To be published by WMO.