November 12, 1999

VITA

BYRON A. BOVILLE

DATE AND PLACE OF BIRTH: 25 August 1953
Montreal, Quebec, Canada

EDUCATION:

B.Sc 1975  McGill University, Montreal, Canada
First Class Honours in Meteorology
Ph.D 1979 University of Washington, Seattle Washington
(Atmospheric Science)

RESEARCH POSITIONS:

1976        Teaching Assistant, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington.
      
1975-1979        Predoctoral Research Associate, University of Washington, Seattle,
Washington.
      
1979-1981        Postdoctoral Fellow, Advanced Study Program, National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, Colorado.
      
1981-1984        Scientist I, Global Climate Modeling Group, National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, Colorado.
      
1984-1987        Scientist II, Global Climate Modeling Group, National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, Colorado.
      
1987-1992        Scientist III, Climate Modeling Section, National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, Colorado.
      
1992-1999        Senior Scientist, Climate Modeling Section, National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, Colorado.
      
1999-Present        Section Head, Climate Modeling Section, National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, Colorado.

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS:

Member, American Geophysical Union

Member, American Meteorological Society

Member, Candian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society

Editor, Journal of Geophysical Research-Atmospheres, 1992-1996

COMMITTEES AND PANELS:

AMS Committee on the Middle Atmosphere, 1986-1989.

Center for Atmospheric Theory and Analysis (University of Colorado), 1986-1991.

NASA Center for Computational Sciences Steering Committee, 1990-1992.

World Climate Research Program (WCRP) Joint Scientific Committee (JSC) Working Group on Atmospheric Transport and Chemistry, 1989-1992.

National Research Council Climate Research Committee, 1990-1993.

IAMAS Commission on the Meteorology of the Upper Atmosphere (ICMUA) Working Group on Modeling of the Middle Atmosphere, 1988-date.

IAMAS Commission on the Meteorology of the Upper Atmosphere (ICMUA), 1991-date.

CMAP Scientific Advisory Council, 1994-1996.

CSM Scientific Steering Committee, 1996-date.

DOCTORAL COMMITTEES

Mark Iredell, Ph.D. 1988, Department of Atmospheric Science, University of Washington

Ruth Lieberman, Ph.D. 1993, Department of Atmospheric Science, University of Washington.

Philip Mote, Ph.D. 1994, Department of Atmospheric Science, University of Washington.

NCAR COMMITTEES AND PANELS:

Climate System Model Co-Chair, 1993-date.

CGD Computing Committee chairman, 1986-1995.

NCAR Scientific Computing Division, Scientific Advisory Panel, 1988-1991.

AAP Mesa Computing Committee member, 1983-1986.

MEETING ORGANIZING COMMITTEES:

Program Committee for the Quadrennial Ozone Symposium, 1988.

Co-convenor, Session on Dynamical and Chemical Modeling of the Middle Atmosphere, IAMAP Assembly, 1989.

Co-chairman, Organizing Committee for the AMS Seventh Conference on the Meteorology of the Middle Atmosphere, 1989.

Member, Organizing Committee for the WCRP Scientific Symposium on Global Tracer Transport Models, 1990.

Convenor, Symposium on Middle Atmosphere Coupling with Global Change, IUGG Assembly 1991.

Chairman, Organizing Committee for the WCRP Workshop on the Parameterization of Sub-Grid Scale Tracer Transport, 1993.

Convenor, Workshop on Intercomparison of 3-D Models, IAMAP Assembly, 1993.

Member, Organizing Committee for the NATO Advanced Study Institute on Climate Modeling, 1996-1998.

RESEARCH GRANTS AND CONTRACTS

Co-Investigator: High Resolution Dynamics Limb Sounder (HIRDLS) Instrument, NASA Earth Observing System, J.C. Gille principal investigator, 1988-2001, ~ $80,000,000.

Principal Investigator: General circulation modeling of stratospheric dynamics and transport, NASA Upper atmosphere research program, 1989-1992, $176,000.

Principal Investigator: General circulation modeling of stratospheric dynamics and transport, NASA Upper atmosphere research program, 1992-1995, $202,500.

 

PRINCIPAL PUBLICATIONS OF

Byron A. Boville

Refereed

Boville, B. A., 1979: Baroclinic Wave Vacillations. Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Washington, Seattle, 124 pp.

Boville, B. A., 1980: Amplitude vacillation on an f-plane. J. Atmos. Sci., 37, 1413-1423.

Boville, B. A., 1981: Amplitude vacillation on a b-plane. J. Atmos. Sci., 38, 609-618.

Boville, B. A., 1982: Strongly nonlinear vacillation in baroclinic waves. J. Atmos. Sci., 39, 1227-1240.

Boville, B. A., 1984: The influence of the polar night jet on the tropospheric circulation in a GCM. J. Atmos. Sci., 41, 1132-1142.

Boville, B. A., 1985: The thermal balance of the NCAR Community Climate Model. J. Atmos. Sci., 42, 695-709.

Boville, B. A., 1985: The influence of wave damping on the winter lower stratosphere. J. Atmos. Sci., 42, 904-916.

Albrecht, B. A., V. Ramanathan and B. A. Boville, 1986: The effects of cumulus heat and moisture transports on the simulation of climate with a general circulation model. J. Atmos. Sci., 43, 2443-2462.

Boville, B. A., 1986: Wave-mean flow interactions in a general circulation model of the troposphere and stratosphere. J. Atmos. Sci., 43, 1711-1725.

Boville, B. A., and W.J. Randel, 1986: Observations and simulation of the variability of the stratosphere and troposphere in January. J. Atmos. Sci., 43, 3015-3034.

Boville, B. A., 1986: Detecting CO2-induced temperature changes in the stratosphere. Adv. Space Res., 6, 45-48.

Boville, B. A., 1987: The validity of the geostrophic approximation in the winter stratosphere and troposphere. J. Atmos. Sci., 44, 443-457.

Randel, W. J., and B. A. Boville, 1987: Observations of a major stratospheric warming during December 1984. J. Atmos. Sci., 44, 2179-2186.

Kiehl, J. T., B. A. Boville and B. P. Briegleb, 1988: Response of a general circulation model to a prescribed Antarctic ozone hole. Nature, 332, 501-504.

Kiehl, J. T., and B. A. Boville, 1988: The radiative-dynamical response of a stratospheric-tropospheric general circulation model to changes in ozone. J. Atmos. Sci., 45, 1798-1817.

Boville, B. A., and X. Cheng, 1988: Upper boundary effects in a general circulation model. J. Atmos. Sci., 45, 2592-2606.

Boville, B. A., and D. P. Baumhefner, 1990: Simulated forecast error and climate drift resulting from the omission of the upper stratosphere in numerical models. Mon. Wea. Rev., 118, 1517-1530.

Randel, W. J., B. A. Boville and J. C. Gille, 1991: Observations of planetary mixed Rossby-gravity waves in the tropical stratosphere. J. Atmos. Sci., 47, 3092-3099.

Boville, B. A., 1991: Sensitivity of simulated climate to model resolution. J. Climate, 4, 469-485.

Boville, B. A., J. R. Holton, and P. Mote, 1991: Simulation of the Pinatubo aerosol cloud in a general circulation model, Geophys. Res. Lett., 18, 2281-2284.

Boville, B. A., and W. J. Randel, 1992: Equatorial waves in a stratospheric GCM: Effects of vertical resolution. J. Atmos. Sci., 49, 785-801.

Takahashi, M. and B. A. Boville, 1992: A three-dimensional simulation of the equatorial quasi-biennial oscillation, J. Atmos. Sci., 49, 1020-1035.

Holtslag, A.A.M., and B.A. Boville, 1993: Local versus nonlocal boundary-layer diffusion in a global climate model, J. Climate, 6, 1825-1842.

Sassi, F., R. R. Garcia, and B. A. Boville, 1993: The stratopause semiannual oscillation in the NCAR Community Climate Model, J. Atmos. Sci., 50, 3608-3624.

Rasch, P. J., X.-X. Tie, B. A. Boville, and D. L. Williamson, 1994: A three-dimensional transport model for the middle atmosphere, J. Geophys. Res., 99, 999-1017.

Lieberman, R. S., C. B. Leovy, B. A. Boville, and B. P. Briegleb, 1993: Diurnal heating and cloudiness in the NCAR community climate model (CCM2), J. Climate, 7, 869-889.

Mote, P. W., J. R. Holton, J. Russell III, and B. A. Boville, 1993: A comparison of observed (HALOE) and modeled (CCM2) methane and stratospheric water vapor, Geophys. Res. Lett., 20, 1419-1422.

Mote, P. W., J. R. Holton, and B. A. Boville, 1994: Characteristics of stratosphere-troposphere exchange in a general circulation model, J. Geophys. Res., 99, 16815-16829.

Randel, W. J., B. A. Boville, J. C. Bailey, P. L. Bailey, S. T. Massie, J. B. Kumer, J. L. Mergenthaler, and A. E. Roche, 1994: Simulation of stratospheric N2O in the NCAR CCM2: Comparison with CLAES data and global budget analyses. J. Atmos. Sci., 51, 2823-2845.

Garcia, R. R. and B. A. Boville, 1994: ``Downward control'' of the mean meridional circulation and the temperature of the polar winter stratosphere. J. Atmos. Sci., 51, 2238-2245.

Hack, J. J., B. A. Boville, J. T. Kiehl, P. J. Rasch, and D. L. Williamson, 1994: Climate statistics from the NCAR Community Climate Model (CCM2). J. Geophys. Res., 99, 20785-20813.

Boville, B. A., 1995: Middle atmosphere version of CCM2 (MACCM2): annual cycle and interannual variability, J. Geophys. Res., 100, 9017-9039.

Rasch, P. J., B. A. Boville, and G. P. Brasseur, 1995: A three-dimensional general circulation model with coupled chemistry for the middle atmosphere. J. Geophys. Res., 100, 9041-9071.

Tie X. X., P. J. Rasch, G. P. Brasseur, and B. A. Boville, 1995: The effect of sulate aerosol and high altitude aircraft emission on stratospheric ozone: A global three-dimensional chemical/transport model study. J. Geophys. Res., submitted.

Hack, J. J., J. M. Rosinski, D. L. Williamson, B. A. Boville, J. E. Truesdale, 1995: Computational design of the NCAR Community Climate Model. Parallel Comp., 21, 1545-1569.

Kaminski, J. W., J. C. McConnell and B. A Boville, 1996: A three-dimensional chemical transport model of the stratosphere: Midlatitude results. J. Geophys. Res., 101, 28731-28752.

Jacob, D. J., M. J. Prather, B. A. Boville, P. J. Rasch, J. Feichter, P. S. Kasibhatla, Verver, J. E. Penner, D. Bergmann, C. Genthon, Y. J. Balkanski, P. Zimmermann, S. R. Beagley, W. T. Blackshear, D. A. Rotman, M. Chiba, M. Chipperfield, P. D. Brown, R.-L. Shia, K. Law, C. Reeves, M. Brown, 1997: Intercomparison of convective and synoptic transport in global models using 222Rn and other tracers. J. Geophys. Res., 102, 5953-5970.

Waugh, D.W., T.M. Hall, W.J. Randel, P.J. Rasch, B.A. Boville, K.A. Boering, S.C. Wofsy, D.C. Daube, J.W. Elkins, E.W. Fahey, G.S. Dutton, C.M. Volk, and P.F. Vohralik, 1997: Three dimensional simulations of long-lived tracers using winds from MACCM2, J. Geophys. Res., 102, 21493-21513.

Boville, B.A., and P.R. Gent, 1998: The NCAR Climate System Model, Version one. J. Climate, 11, 1115-1130.

Boville, B.A., and J.W. Hurrell, 1998: A comparison of the atmospheric circulations simulated by the CCM3 and CSM1. J. Climate, 11, 1327-1341.

Williamson, D.L., J.G. Olson, and B.A. Boville, 1998: A comparison of semi-Lagrangian and Eulerian tropical climate simulations, Mon. Wea. Rev., 126, 1001-1012.

Kiehl, J.T., J.J. Hack, G.B. Bonan, B.B. Boville, D.L. Williamson, and P.J. Rasch, 1998: The National Center for Atmospheric Research Community Climate Model: CCM3. J. Climate, 11, 1131-1149.

Hurrell, J.W., J.J. Hack, B.A. Boville, D.L. Williamson, and J.T. Kiehl, 1998: The Dynamical Simulation of the NCAR Community Climate Model version 3 (CCM3). J. Climate, 11, 1207-1236.

Limpasuvan, V., C.B. Leovy, Y.J. Orsolini, and B.A. Boville, 1999: A numerical simulation of the two-day wave near the stratopause. J. Atmos. Sci., in press.

Koshyk, J.N., B.A. Boville, K. Hamilton, E. Manzini, K. Shibata, 1999: The kinetic energy spectrum of horizontal motions in middle-atmosphere models. J. Geophys. Res., accepted.

Meehl, G.A., W. Collins, B. Boville, J.T. Kiehl, T.M.L. Wigley, and J.M. Arblaster, 1999: Response of the NCAR Climate System Model to increased CO2 and the role of physical processes. J. Climate, in press.

Pawson, S., K. Kodera, K. Hamilton, T.G. Shepherd, S.R. Beagley, B.A. Boville, J.D. Farrara, T.D.A. Fairlie, A. Kitoh, W. Lahoz, U. Langematz, E. Manzini, D.H. Rind, A.A. Scaife, K. Shibata, P. Simon, R. Swinbank, L. Takacs, R.J. Wilson, J.A. Al-Saadi, M. Amodei, M. Chiva, L. Coy., J. de Grandpré, R.S. Eckman, M. Fiorino, W.L. Grose, H. Koide, J.N. Koshyk, D. Li, J. Lerner, J.D. Mahlman, N.A. McFarlane, C.R. Mechoso, A. Molod, A. O'Neill, R.B. Pierce, W.J. Randel, R.B. Rood, F. Wu, 1999: The GCM-reality intercomparison project for SPARC (GRIPS): Scientific Issues and Initial Results. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., in press.

Boville, B.A., J.T. Kiehl, P.J. Rasch and F.O. Bryan, 1999: Improvements to the NCAR CSM-1 for transient climate simulations. J. Climate, submitted.

Horinouchi, T., F. Sassi, and B. Boville, 1999: Synoptic-scale Rossby waves and geographic distribution of lateral transport routes between the tropics and the extratropics in the lower stratosphere. J. Geophys. Res., submitted.

Boville, B.A., J.T. Kiehl, P.J. Rasch, and F.O. Bryan, 1999: Improvements to the NCAR CSM-1 for transient climate simulations. J. Climate, submitted.

Welch, W.T., P. Smolarkiewicz, R. Rotunno, and B. Boville, 1999: The large scale effects of flow over periodic mesoscale topography. J. Atmos. Sci., submitted.

Nonrefereed

Boville, B. A., 1986: Wave-mean flow interactions in the NCAR stratospheric general circulation model. Middle Atmosphere Program Handbook, 18, 161-164.

Boville, B. A., 1986: Equatorial waves in the NCAR stratospheric general circulation model. Middle Atmosphere Program Handbook, 18, 165-168.

Boville, B. A., 1988: Upper boundary effects in a general circulation model. Workshop on Systematic Errors in Models of the Atmosphere, 19-23 September, Toronto, Canada, WMO/TD No. 273, Geneva, Switzerland, 272-279.

Hack, J.J., L.M. Bath, G.S. Williamson, B.A. Boville, 1989: Modifications and Enhancements to the NCAR Community Climate Model (CCM1). NCAR Technical Note NCAR/TN-336+STR, NTIS PB89-215594 AS, 97 pp.

Holtslag, A.A.M., B.A. Boville, and C.-H. Moeng, 1991: A parameterization of the convective atmospheric boundary layer and its application into a global climate model. Proc. of Workshop on Fine-Scale Modelling and the Development of Parameterization schemes, ECMWF, Reading, UK, 16-18 September, 1991.

WMO, 1988: Report of the International Ozone Trends Panel 1988, Global Ozone Research and Monitoring Project, Report No. 19, Vol. 2, World Meteorological Society, Geneva, Switzerland, 443-499.

WMO, 1989: Scientific Assessment of Stratospheric Ozone: 1989, Global Ozone Research and Monitoring Project, Report No. 20, Vol. 1, World Meteorological Society, Geneva, Switzerland, 283-396.

Boville, B.A., 1993: The stratosphere in general circulation models. In ``The role of the stratosphere in global change,'' M.L. Chanin, Ed., NATO ASI Series, I 8 199-214.

Hack, J.J., B.A. Boville, B.P. Briegleb, J. T. Kiehl, P.J. Rasch, and D.L. Williamson, 1993: Description of the NCAR Community Climate Model (CCM2). NCAR Technical Note NCAR/TN-382-STR, 108 pp.

Medvedev, A.S., G.P. Klaassen, and B.A. Boville, 1996: The parameterization of gravity wave drag based on the non-linear diffusion of wave spectra. In ``Gravity Wave Processes: Their Parameterization in Global Climate Models,'' K. Hamilton, Ed., NATO ASI Series, I, Springer-Verlag, 309-325.

Kiehl, J. T., J. J. Hack, G. B. Bonan, B. A. Boville, B. P. Briegleb, D. L. Williamson and P. J. Rasch, 1996: Description of the NCAR Community Climate Model (CCM3). NCAR Tech. Note, NCAR/TN420+STR, National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, CO, 152 pp.

INVITED CONFERENCE PAPERS

Boville, B. A., 1983: General circulation model simulation of the winter stratosphere: Importance of the radiative and dynamical treatments. AMS Fourth Conference on the Meteorology of the Upper Atmosphere.

Boville, B. A., 1985: Series of lectures presented at the NASA Short Course on the Dynamics of the Stratosphere, Snowmass Colorado, July 29-August 9.

Boville, B. A., 1987: Modeling the general circulation of the stratosphere and troposphere. AMS Sixth Conference on the Dynamics and Chemistry of the Middle Atmoshere.

Boville, B.A., 1989: Can the QBO be simulated with a GCM? Workshop on mechanisms for tropospheric effects of solar variability and the quasi-biennial oscillation.

Boville, B.A., 1989: The middle atmosphere in tropospheric climate modelling. IAMAP Fifth Scientific Assembly.

Boville, B.A., 1991: Stratospheric transport. ACD/ASP Colloquium on Atmospheric Chemistry, Boulder, June 1991.

Boville, B.A., 1991: The treatment of upper and lower boundaries. IUGG General Assembly,

Boville, B.A., 1992: The stratosphere in general circulation models. NATO Advanced Study Institute on the Role of the Stratosphere in Global Change.

Boville, B.A., 1993: Middle atmosphere version of CCM2: Annual cycle and interannual variability. Invited paper presented at the IAMAP Symposium, Yokohama, Japan, July, 1993.

Boville, B.A., 1993: Reliability of model predictions of global warming. Invited paper presented at the International Seminars on Planetary Emergencies, Erice, Italy, August, 1993.

Boville, B.A., 1993: Stratosphere-troposphere exchange in the NCAR CCM2. Invited talk presented at the NATO Advance Research Workshop on Stratosphere-Troposphere Exchange, Cambridge, UK, September, 1993.

Modeling wave forcing of equatorial circulations. Invited paper presented at the Ninth International Symposium on Equatorial Aeronomy, Bali, Indonesia, March, 1995.

Stratosphere-troposphere exchange in MACCM2. Invited paper presented at the NATO Advanced Research Workshop on stratosphere troposphere exchange, Quebec, Canada, June 1995.

Formulation and results of MACCM2. Invited paper presented at the annual meeting of the Canadian Middle Atmosphere Model (MAM) project, Toronto, Canada, November, 1995.

Formulation of surfaces exchanges, boundary layer fluxes and gravity wave drag in CCM3. Invited paper presented at the IAI Workshop, Boulder February, 1996.

Formulation and results of MACCM2. Invited paper presented at the WCRP GRIPS Workshop, Victoria, Canada, March 1996.

Effects of gravity waves on the atmospheric circulation. Invited paper presented at the NATO ARW on Parameterization of Gravity Waves in Climate Models. Santa Fe, April 1996.

Oceans and sea ice. Lecture presented at the NATO Advanced Study Institute on numerical modelling of the global atmosphere, Castelvecchio Pascoli, Italy, May 1998.

Climate system models. Lecture presented at the NATO Advanced Study Institute on numerical modelling of the global atmosphere, Castelvecchio Pascoli, Italy, May 1998.

Hardware of the future. Lecture presented at the NATO Advanced Study Institute on numerical modelling of the global atmosphere, Castelvecchio Pascoli, Italy, May 1998.