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Ph. D.
Leary, Colleen Ann, 1978: Mesoscale organization in tropical cloud clusters. Ph. D. dissertation, University of Washington, Seattle, 219 pp. Available from University of Washington Library (QC 852 Th26497).

Matejka, Thomas John, 1980: Mesoscale organization of cloud processes in extratropical cyclones. Ph. D. dissertation, University of Washington, Seattle, 361 pp. Available from University of Washington Library (QC852 Th27624).

Cheng, Chee Pong, 1981: Numerical simulation of the dynamics, cloud microphysics and radar echo structures of tropical and mid-latitude convection. Ph. D. dissertation, University of Washington, Seattle, 217 pp. Available from University of Washington Library (QC 852 Th28708).

Gamache, John Frederick, 1983: A composite analysis of a tropical squall-line system. Ph. D. dissertation, University of Washington, Seattle, 318 pp. Available from University of Washington Library (QC 852 Th30645).

Smull, Bradley F., 1986: Doppler radar analysis of midlatitude mesoscale convective systems. Ph. D. dissertation, University of Washington, Seattle, 187 pp. Available from University of Washington Library (QC 852 Th34118).

Churchill, Dean Daniel, 1988: Radiation, turbulence and microphysics in the stratiform regions of tropical cloud clusters. Ph. D. dissertation, University of Washington, Seattle, 121 pp. Available from University of Washington Library (QC 852 Th35779).

Ferrier, Brad Schoenberg, 1988: One-dimensional time-dependent modeling of squall-line convection. Ph. D. dissertation, University of Washington, Seattle, 259 pp. Available from University of Washington Library (QC 852 Th35283).

Biggerstaff, Michael Irwin, 1991: Mesoscale analysis of an intense mid-latitude squall-line system. Ph. D. dissertation, University of Washington, Seattle, 215 pp. Available from University of Washington Library (QC 852 Th39047).

Mapes, Brian, 1992: The Australian monsoon and its mesoscale convective systems. Ph. D. dissertation, University of Washington, Seattle, 184 pp. Available from University of Washington Library (QC 852 Th40264).

Braun, Scott A, 1995: Multiscale process interactions associated with a midlatitude squall line. Ph. D. dissertation, University of Washington, Seattle, 194 pp. Available from University of Washington Library (QC 852 Th43430).

Yang, Ming-Jen, 1995: A nonhydrostatic modeling analysis of an intense midlatitude squall line. Ph. D. dissertation, University of Washington, Seattle, 159 pp. Available from University of Washington Library (QC852 Th44031).

Yuter, Sandra Ellyn, 1996: Characteristics of precipitating tropical convection. Ph. D. dissertation, University of Washington, Seattle, 259 pp. Available from University of Washington Library (QC 852 Th44531).

Mechem, David B, 2003: Organized layer overturning in mesoscale convective systems over the western Pacific warm pool. Ph. D. dissertation, University of Washington, Seattle, 132 pp. Available from University of Washington Library (QC 852 Th52954).

Schumacher, Courtney, 2003: Tropical precipitation in relation to the large-scale circulation. Ph. D. dissertation, University of Washington, Seattle, 108 pp. Available from University of Washington Library (QC 852 Th52368).

James, Curtis Neal, 2004: Radar observations of orographic precipitation. Ph. D. dissertation, University of Washington, Seattle, 196 pp. Available from University of Washington Library (QC852 Th53709).

Kim, Min-jeong, 2004: A physical model to estimate snowfall over land using microwave measurements. Ph. D. dissertation, University of Washington, Seattle, 152 pp. Available from University of Washington Library (QC852 Th54407).

Medina, Socorro, 2005: Orographic enhancement of mid-latitude cyclone precipitation. Ph. D. dissertation, University of Washington, Seattle, 177 pp. Available from University of Washington Library (QC852 Th55525).

Romatschke, Ulrike, 2010: Tropical and subtropical convection in South Asia and South America. Ph. D. dissertation, University of Vienna, Austria, 207 pp.

Hence, Deanna A., 2011: The vertical structure of precipitation in tropical cyclones as seen by the TRMM precipitation radar. Ph. D. dissertation, University of Washington, Seattle, 97 pp. Available from University of Washington Library (QC852 Th62709).

Didlake, Anthony C., 2012: An analysis of the structure and dynamics of inner core precipitation features in a tropical cyclone. Ph. D. dissertation, University of Washington, Seattle, 137 pp.

M. S.
Matejka, Thomas John, 1974: The dynamical and microphysical structure of an occluded front and its modification by orography. M. S. thesis, University of Washington, Seattle, 119 pp. Available from University of Washington Library (QC 852 Th22475).

Shieh, Shinn-Liang, 1975: Mesoscale precipitation patterns in an occluded frontal system. M. S. thesis, University of Washington, Seattle, 73 pp. Available from University of Washington Library (QC852 Th23921).

Churchill, Dean Daniel, 1982: Development and structure of winter monsoon cloud clusters. M. S. thesis, University of Washington, Seattle, 200 pp. Available from University of Washington Library (QC 852 Th29531).

Rappaport, Edward Neill, 1982: Structure and dynamics of an atypical tropical squall-line system. M. S. thesis, University of Washington, Seattle, 266 pp. Available from University of Washington Library (QC 852 Th29647).

Dodge, Peter Phelps, 1985: Mesoscale rain events in the spring over Oklahoma. M. S. thesis, University of Washington, Seattle, 167 pp. Available from University of Washington Library (QC 852 Th32373).

Williams, Mark, 1985: A satellite climatology of winter monsoon cloud clusters. M. S. thesis, University of Washington, Seattle, 86 pp. Available from University of Washington Library (QC 852 Th32436).

Bograd, Steven James, 1989: The mesoscale structure of precipitation in EMEX cloud clusters. M. S. thesis, University of Washington, Seattle, 143 pp. Available from University of Washington Library (QC 852 Th36693).

Patnoe, Michael William, 1989: Dual-doppler radar investigation of a rapidly evolving midlatitude mesoscale convective system. M. S. thesis, University of Washington, Seattle, 88 pp. Available from University of Washington Library (QC 852 Th36604).

Wang, Chungli, 1990: Divergence and vertical velocity determined from airborne Doppler radar data in three EMEX cloud clusters. M. S. thesis, University of Washington, Seattle, 95 pp. Available from University of Washington Library (QC 852 Th38352).

Zeng, Zhaoxia, 1999: Methodology for the identification of precipitation type by polarimetric radar. M. S. thesis, University of Washington, Seattle, 69 pp. Available from University of Washington Library (QC852 Th48130).

Schumacher, Courtney, 2000: The TRMM precipitation radar: comparison to a ground-based radar and application to convective-stratiform precipitation mapping over the tropics. M. S. thesis, University of Washington, Seattle, 97 pp. Available from University of Washington Library (QC852 Th49496).

Kim, Min-jeong, 2002: Comparison of surface rainfall retrievals from the TRMM microwave radiometer and the Kwajalein radar. M. S. thesis, University of Washington, Seattle, 145 pp. Available from University of Washington Library (QC852 Th51828 ).

Medina, Socorro, 2002: Air motions and precipitation growth in Alpine storms. M. S. thesis, University of Washington, Seattle, 114 pp. Available from University of Washington Library (QC852 Th51555).

Cetrone, Jasmine, 2005: Characteristics of tropical convection over the ocean near Kwajalein. M. S. thesis, University of Washington, Seattle, 59 pp. Available from University of Washington Library (QC852 Th55404).

Sukovich, Ellen, 2005: Characteristics of baroclinic systems crossing the Oregon Cascades during IMPROVE II. M. S. thesis, University of Washington, Seattle, 82 pp. Available from University of Washington Library (QC852 Th55596).

Wilton, Darren, 2005: South Asian monsoon convection as viewed by the TRMM precipitation radar. M. S. thesis, University of Washington, Seattle, 95 pp. Available from University of Washington Library (QC852 Th55357).

Hence, Deanna A., 2007: Kinematic structure of convective-scale elements in the rainbands of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita (2005). M. S. thesis, University of Washington, Seattle, 55 pp. Available from University of Washington Library (QC852 Th57825).

Didlake, Anthony Carl, Jr., 2009: Convective-scale downdrafts in the principal rainband of Hurricane Katrina (2005). M. S. thesis, University of Washington, Seattle, 55 pp. Available from University of Washington Library (QC852 Th59433).

Barnes, Hannah C., 2013: The precipitating cloud population of the Madden-Jullian Oscillation over the Indian and West Pacific Oceans. M. S. thesis, University of Washington, Seattle, 80 pp.

DeHart, Jennifer C., 2014: Quadrant distribution of tropical cyclone inner-core kinematics in relation to environmental shear. M. S. thesis, University of Washington, Seattle, 54 pp.

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