Peter C. Chu

Distinguished Professor and Chair

Department of Oceanography
Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, CA  93943

  PROCEEDINGS

                                         (in time reverse order)

 

(105) Chu, P.C., and C.-W. Fan, Objective determination of ocean mixed layer depth.  IEEE/MTS OCEANS2010.

 

(104) Chu, P.C., and Y.-H. Kuo, Detection of red tides in the southwestern coastal region using ocean color data.  IEEE/MTS OCEANS2010.

 

(103) Chu, P.C., and C.W. Fan,  2010: Wave effect on underwater bomb trajectory with application to mine clearance. Ninth Monterey International Symposium on Technology and Mine Problems, Society for Counter-Ordnance Technology.

 

(102)  Chu, P.C., J. M. Bushnell, and K. P. Watson, 2010: Tail separation and Density Effects on the Underwater Trajectory of the JDAM.  Ninth Monterey International Symposium on Technology and Mine Problems, Society for Counter-Ordnance Technology.

 

(101) Chu, P.C., and C.W. Fan, 2010: A fully conserved adjustment scheme for stabilization of hydrographic profiles.  14th Symposium on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for the Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface (IOAS-AOLS).

(100) Chu, P.C., Y.-H. Kuo, and G. Galanis, 2010: Statistical structure of global significant wave heights. 20th Conference on Probability and Statistics in the Atmospheric Sciences.

 (99) Galanis, G., G. Kallos, P.C. Chu, and Y.-H. Kuo, 2010: Evaluation of the new ECMWF WAM model. Proceedings of SeaSar 2010, European Space Agency.

(98) Chu, P.C., 2009: Analysis of remotely sensed ocean data by the optimal spectral decomposition (OSD) method.  IEEE/MTS OCEANS 2009.

 

(97) Chu, P.C., and Y.-H. Kuo, 2009: Biophysical variability in the Kuroshio Extension from Altimeter and SeaWiFS. IEEE/MTS OCEANS 2009.

 

(96)  Chu, P.C., K. Kyriakidis, S.D. Haeger, and M. Ward, 2009: Tidal effect on chemical dispersion in San Diego Bay, International Conference on Coastal Processes, Wessex Institute of Technology.

(95) Chu, P.C., and C.-W. Fan, 2009: Transformed flux-form semi-Lagrangian schemes for coastal ocean modeling. Eighth Conference on Coastal Atmospheric and Oceanic Prediction and Process, American Meteorological Society.

 

(94) Chu, P.C., C. Sun, and C.-W. Fan, 2009: Detection of thermohaline structure and meridional overturning circulation above and below the ocean surface. Twenty First Conference on Climate Variability and Change, American Meteorological Society.

 

(93) Chu, P.C., 2009: Weibull distribution for global surface current speeds obtained from satellite altimetry. Sixteenth Conference on Satellite Meteorology  and Oceanography,  American Meteorological Society.

 

(92) Chu, P.C., 2009: Development of 6-DOF model for underwater bomb trajectory prediction with application to the stand-off assault breaching weapon fuse improvement (SOABWFI). European Undersea Defense Technology 2009 Conference, 10 pages in DVD-Rom.

 

(91) Chu, P.C., C. L. Williams, T. Clem, 2008: Battlespace on demand for  maritime threats: mine drift in the Strait of Hormuz and near Iraqi oil terminals. Eighth Monterey International Symposium on Technology and Mine Problems,  Society for Counter-Ordnance Technology, Monterey, California,  8 pages in CD-Rom.

 

(90) Chu, P.C., G. Ray, C.W. Fan, and P. Gefken, 2008:  Underwater bomb trajectory prediction for stand-off assault breaching weapon fuse improvement (SOABWFI). Eighth Monterey International Symposium on Technology and Mine Problems, Society for Counter-Ordnance Technology, Monterey, California,  8 pages in CD-Rom.

 

(89) Chu, P.C., and C.W. Fan, 2008: Semi-empirical formulas of drag/lift coefficients for high speed rigid body maneuvering in water column. Seventh International Symposium on  Advances in Fluid Mechanics,  163-172.

 

(88) Chu, P.C., and C. L. Williams, S.D. Haeger, M. Ward, 2008: Environmental impact on chemical spill in the northern Persian Gulf. Seventh International Symposium on Environmental Problems in Coastal Regions, 149-159.

 

(87) Chu, P.C., 2008: Weibull distribution for the global ocean surface current speeds obtained  from satellite altimetry. Proceedings on IEEE International Geoscience & Remote Sensing Symposium, DVD-ROM, 4 pages.

 

(86) Chu, P.C., 2008: Optimal spectral decomposition (OSD) for remotely sensed ocean data assimilation. Proceedings on IEEE International Geoscience & Remote Sensing Symposium, DVD-ROM,  4 pages.

 

(85) Chu, P.C., C. Sun, and O.V. Melnichenko, 2008: Variability in Atlantic meridional overturning circulation and heat transport detected remotely from Argo floats. IEEE International Geoscience & Remote Sensing Symposium, DVD-ROM, 4 pages.

 

(84) Chu, P.C., G. Ray, P. Fleischer, and P. Gefken, 2006: Bomb strike experiment for mine countermeasure. Seventh Monterey International Symposium on Technology and Mine Problems, Society for Counter-Ordnance Technology, Monterey, California, DVD-ROM, 10 pages.

 

(83) Chu, P.C., C. Allen, and P. Fleischer, 2006: Non-cylindrical mine impact experiment.  Seventh Monterey International Symposium on Technology and Mine Problems, Society for Counter-Ordnance Technology, Monterey, California, DVD-ROM, 10 pages.

 

(82) Chu, P.C., K. Kyriakidis, and M. Ward, 2006: Two chemical dispersion regimes in tide-dominated San Diego Bay. The American Institute of Hydrology 25th Anniversary Meeting & International Conference Proceedings, 69-90.

 

(81) Chu, P.C., P. Pauly, and M. Ward, 2006: Wind effect on chemical dispersion in San Andrew Bay. The American Institute of Hydrology 25th Anniversary Meeting & International Conference Proceedings, 47-68.

 

(80) Chu, P.C., G. Amezaga, E.L. Gottshall, and D. Cwalina, 2006: Impact of GFO satellite on naval antisubmarine warfare. NATO RTB-SPSM01 Specialists Meeting on "Emerging and Future Technologies for Space Based Operations Support to NATO Military Operations", DVD-ROM, 26 pages.

 

(79) Chu, P.C., Y.C. Chen, S.H. Lu, Z. Li, and Y. Lu, 2005: Severe particulate pollution in Lanzhou China. Air Quality Management at Urban, Regional, and Global Scales, 364-373, Third International Symposium on Air Quality Management, 364-373.

 

(78) Chu, P.C., Y.C. Chen, and S.H. Lu, 2005: Afforestation for improving valley urban air quality. Air Quality Management at Urban, Regional, and Global Scales, Third International Symposium on Air Quality Management, 1379-1388.

 

(77) Chu, P.C., G. Amezaga, E.L. Gottshall, and D. S. Cwalina, 2005: Assessment of ocean prediction model for Naval Operations using acoustic preset. OCEANS2005,  MTS/IEEE Conference Proceedings, DVD-ROM, 10 pages.

 

(76) Chu, P.C., M. Cornelius, and M. Wegstaff, 2005: Detection of suspended sediment effect on side-scan sonar imagery using the Navy's CASS-GRAB model. OCEANS2005, MTS/IEEE Conference Proceedings, DVD-ROM,  10 pages.

 

(75) Chu, P.C., and A. E. Armstrong, 2005:  Instantaneous current prediction for Naval Operations. OCEANS2005, MTS/IEEE Conference Proceedings, DVD-ROM, 10 pages.

 

(74) Chu, P.C., and C.W. Fan, 2004: 3D rigid boby impact burial prediction model (IMPACT35). Fifth International Symposium on Advances in Mechanics,  43-52.

 

(73) Chu, P.C., N. Vares, and R. Keenan, 2004: Uncertainty in acoustic mine detection due to environmental variability, Sixth Monterey International Symposium on Technology and Mine Problems, Society for Counter-Ordnance Technology, Monterey, California, DVD-ROM, 10 pages.

 

(72) Chu, P.C., A. Evans, T. Gilles, T. Smith, V. Taber, 2004: Development of Navy’s 3D mine impact burial prediction model (IMPACT35). Sixth Monterey International Symposium on Technology and Mine Problems, Society for Counter-Ordnance Technology, Monterey, California, DVD-ROM, 10 pages.

 

(71) Chu, P.C., and L.M. Ivanov, 2004: How long can an atmospheric model predict? Symposium on 50th Anniversary of Operational Numerical Weather Prediction, American Meteorological Society, DVD-ROM, 9 pages.

 

(70) Chu, P.C., Y. Chen, and S.H. Lu, 2004: Mountain-slope afforestation for valley urban air quality improvement. Fifth Symposium on Urban Environment, American Meteorology Society, DVD-ROM, 7 pages.

 

(69) Chu, P.C., Y.Q. Qi, Y. C. Chen, P. Shi, and Q.W. Mao,  2003: Validation of Wavewatch-III Using TOPEX/POSEIDON Data. Proceedings of SPIE Conference on Remote Sensing of the Ocean and Sea Ice, 98-107.

 

(68) Chu, P.C., J. Wang, Y.Q. Qi, Y. C. Chen, P. Shi, and Q. Mao, 2003: Determination of the South China Sea Surface Height Variability Using TOPEX/POSEIDON data. Proceedings of SPIE Conference on Remote Sensing of the Ocean and Sea Ice, 169-178.

 

(67) Chu, P.C., and C.L. Fang, 2003: Observed Rossby Waves in the South China Sea From Satellite Altimetry Data. Proceedings of SPIE Conference on Remote Sensing of the Ocean and Sea Ice, 142-149.

 

(66) Chu, P.C., C.W. Fan, A. Evans, A. Gilles, and P. Fleischer, 2003: Three-dimensional hydrodynamic model for prediction of falling cylinder through water column. The OCEANS 2003,  MTS/IEEE Conference Proceedings, DVD-ROM, 10 pages.

 

(65) Chu, P.C., M. Perry, E.L. Gottshall, and D. Cwalina, 2003: Satellite data assimilation for undersea warfare. OCEANS 2003,  MTS/IEEE Conference Proceedings, DVD-ROM, 10 pages.

 

(64) Chu, P.C., and S.H. Lu, 2003: Second predictability in climate models. International Conference on Clean Environment, Cheonan, Korea, 27-32.

 

(63) Chu, P.C., L.M. Ivanov, and C.W. Fan, 2002: Determination of model valid prediction period using the backward Fokker-Planck equation. Sixteenth Conference on Probability and Statistics in the Atmospheric Sciences, American Meteorological Society,  70-77.

 

(62) Chu, P.C., J. Wang, and Y. Qi, 2002: South China Sea elevation variability determined from TOPEX/POSEIDON data. 6th Symposium on Integrated Observing Systems, American Meteorological Society,  12-17.

 

(61) Chu, P.C. and L.M. Ivanov, 2002: Linear and nonlinear perspectives of forecast error estimate using the first passage time. Symposium on Observations, Data Assimilation, and Probabilistic Prediction, American Meteorological Society, 127-132, 2002.

 

(60) Chu, P.C., C. Cintron, S.D. Haeger, and R. E. Keenan, 2002: Acoustic mine detection using the Navy's CASS-GRAB. Fifth International Symposium on Technology and Mine Problem, Society for Counter-Ordnance Technology, Monterey,  in CD-Rom, 10 pages.

 

(59) Chu, P.C., T. B. Smith, and S.D. Haeger, 2002: Mine impact burial experiment. Fifth International Symposium on Technology and Mine Problem, Society for Counter-Ordnance Technology, Monterey, in CD-Rom, 10 pages.

 

(58) Chu, P.C., A.F. Gilles, C.W. Fan, and P. Flescher, 2002: Hydrodynamics of falling mine in water column. Fifth International Symposium on Technology and Mine Problem, Society for Counter-Ordnance Technology, Monterey,  in CD-Rom, 10 pages.

 

(57) Chu, P.C., A.F. Gilles, C.W. Fan, J. Lan, and P. Flescher, 2002: Hydrodynamical characteristics of falling cylinder in water column. Fourth International Symposium on Advances in Mechanics,  163-182.

 

(56) Chu, P.C., C. J. Cintron, S. D. Haeger, D. Schneider, R. E. Keenan, D.N. Fox, 2002: Yellow Sea Acoustic Uncertainty caused by hydrographic data error. International Conference on Impact of Littoral Environmental Variability on Acoustic Predictions and Sonar Performance, 563-570.

 

(55) Chu, P.C., and C.W. Fan, 2002: Finite volume ocean model. Oceans2002, IEEE and Marine Technology Society, 28-31.

 

(54) Chu, P.C., and S.H. Lu, 2001: East Asian marginal seas prediction using a coastal atmosphere-ocean coupled system (CAOCS). Eleventh Conference on Interaction of Sea and Atmosphere, American Meteorological Society, 156-159.

 

(53) Chu, P.C., and L.M. Ivanov, 2001: Backward Fokker-Planck equation for determining model predictability with unknown initial error. Thirteenth Conference on Atmosphere and Ocean Fluid Dynamics, American Meteorological Society.

 

(52) Chu, P.C., 2001: Yellow Sea/East China Sea thermohaline variability. Proceedings, Pacific Congress, San Francisco, 2001.

 

(51) Chu, P.C., L.M. Ivanov, T.P. Korzhova, T.M. Margolina, and O.V. Melnichenko,  2001: Reconstruction of Gulf of Mexico circulation from drift buoy data. Fourth Conference on Coastal Meteorology and Oceanography, American Meteorological Society.

 

(50) Chu, P.C., and R.F. Li,  2001: Determination of isopycnal surface circulation from hydrographic data. Fourth Conference on Coastal Meteorology and Oceanography, American Meteorological Society.

 

(49) Chu, P.C., V. Taber, and S. Haeger,  2000: Environmental sensitivity study on mine impact burial prediction model.   Fourth International Symposium on Technology and the Mine Problem, Society for Counter-Ordnance Technology, 10 pages.

 

(48) Chu, P.C., 2000: Toward accurate coastal ocean modeling.  Advances in Mathematical Modelling of Atmosphere and Ocean Dynamics, International Union of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, 2000, 131-136.

 

(47) Chu, P.C. and S.H. Lu, 2000: A coastal atmosphere and ocean coupled system (CAOCS) for data assimilation and prediction.  Advances in Mathematical Modelling of Atmosphere and Ocean Dynamics, International Union of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, 2000, 137-142.

 

(46) Chu, P.C., J. Lan, and H. Strauhs, 1999: A numerical simulation of the Japan/East Sea (JES) seasonal circulation. Sixth Symposium on Estuarine and Coastal Modeling,  American Society of Civil Engineering, 94-113.

 

(45) Chu, P.C., 1999: Temporal and spatial scales of the Beaufort/Chukchi Sea thermohaline structure.  The 5th Conference on Polar Meteorology and Oceanography, American Meteorological Society, 48-53.

 

(44) Chu, P.C., S.H. Lu, and Y.C. Chen, 1999: Two kinds of predictability problems in Lorenz system and climate models.  Second Hayes Symposium on Seasonal to Interannual Climate Variability-The 1997/1998 ENSO Cycle, American Meteorological Society, 93-100.

 

(43) Chu, P.C., 1999: Multifractal analysis of ocean mixed layer near Norwegian coast.  Thirteenth Symposium on Boundary Layers and Turbulence, American Meteorological Society, 476-479, 1999.

 

(42) Chu, P.C., and H. Liu, 1999: Seasonal and interannual variabilities of the world ocean thermal structure. Tenth Symposium on Global Change Studies, American Meteorological Society, 151-154.

 

(41) Chu, P.C., and J.M.. Veneziano, 1999: A numerical simulation of the South China Sea response to tropical cyclone Ernie 1996.  Twenty Third Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, American Meteorological Society, 46-49.

 

(40) Chu, P.C., S.H. Lu, and Y.C. Chen, 1999: Circulations and thermohaline structures of the Japan/east Sea (JES) and adjacent seas simulated by a nested basin/coastal model. International Symposium on the Circulation Research of the East Asian Marginal Seas, 108-111.

 

(39) Chu, P.C., Y.C. Chen, and S.H. Lu, 1999: Japan/east Sea (JES) Polar Front meandering and eddy shedding detected from an airborne expandable bathythermograph survey, May 1995.  International Symposium on Circulation Research of the East Asian Marginal Seas, 11-14.

 

(38) Chu, P.C., 1999: Fundamental problems in coastal ocean prediction.  Proceedings of Oceanology International 99 (Keynote Paper), 37-46.

 

(37) Chu, P.C., 1999: Fundamental circulation functions for the determination of open boundary conditions. Third Conference on Coastal Oceanic and Atmospheric Prediction, American Meteorological Society, 389-394.

 

(36) Chu, P.C., S.H. Lu, and Y.C. Chen, 1999: A coastal air-ocean coupled system (CAOCS) for the South China Sea prediction. Third Conference on Coastal Oceanic and Atmospheric Prediction, American Meteorological Society, 80-85.

 

(35) Pan, Y. Q., P. C. Chu, J.P. Xu, and H.P. Zhan, 1999: South China Sea circulation and its evolution from April to July 1998.  Symposium on Oceanography of the China Seas, 131.

 

(34) Chu, P.C., S.H. Lu, and Y.C. Chen, 1998: Evaluation of ice-albedo effect by a coupled atmosphere-ocean model.  Ninth Conference on Interaction of the sea and atmosphere, American Meteorological Society, 142-145.

 

(33) Chu, P.C., and C.W. Fan, 1998: High-order difference schemes for coastal modeling.  Second Conference on Coastal Oceanic and Atmospheric Prediction, American Meteorological Society,  68-73.

 

(32) Chu, P.C., S.H. Lu, and Y. Chen, 1998: Second kind predictability in climate models.  Ninth Conference on Global Change, American Meteorological Society, 86-90.

 

(31) Chu, P.C., S.H. Lu, and Y. Chen, 1998: Effects of the Drake Passage on the global climatic change.  Ninth Conference on Global Change, American Meteorological Society, 261-265.

 

(30) Chu, P.C., 1998: Naval Ocean Analysis and Prediction (NOAP) - an integrated education and research program at the Naval Postgraduate School.   The 7th Conference on  Education, American Meteorological Society, 117-180.

 

(29) Chu, P.C., S.H. Lu, and Y.C. Chen, 1998: Simulation of spring to summer monsoon transition over East Asia with an NCAR regional climate model. International Conference on Monsoon and Hydrological Cycle, Korean Meteorological Society, 155-159.

 

(28) Chu, P.C., and C.W. Fan, 1997: Improvement of estuarine and coastal modeling using high-order difference schemes. Estuarine and Coastal Modeling, 5, American Society of Civil Engineering, 28-34.

 

(27) Chu, P.C., S.H. Lu, and Y.C. Chen, 1997:  Response of radiative fluxes to tiny random sea surface temperature disturbances. Ninth Conference on Atmospheric Radiation, American Meteorological Society, 124-127.

 

(26) Chu, P.C., S.H. Lu, and Y.C. Chen, 1997: Response of hydrological cycle to tiny random sea surface temperature disturbances.  Thirteenth Conference on Hydrology, American Meteorological Society,  J45-J47.

 

(25) Chu, P.C., and L. L. Ehret, 1996: Effects of stratification and continental slope on the shelf break isolation.  First Conference on Coastal Oceanic and Atmospheric Prediction, American Meteorological Society, 22-27.

 

(24) Chu, P.C., and C.W. Fan, 1996: Increment vector transfer method for determining open boundary condition of the Csandy shelf model from interior value.  First Conference on  Coastal Oceanic and Atmospheric Prediction, American Meteorological Society, 150-154.

 

(23) Chu, P.C., M.J. Huang, and E. X. Fu, 1996: Formation of the South China Sea warm-core eddy in boreal spring.  Eighth Conference on Air-Sea Interaction, American Meteorological Society, 155-159.

 

(22) Chu, P.C., H.C. Tseng, and C.P. Chang, 1996: South China Sea warm-core and cold-core eddies detected from the Navy's Master Oceanographic Observational Data Set (MOODS).  Eighth Conference on Air-Sea Interaction, American Meteorological Society,  176-180.

 

(21) Chu, P.C., S.H. Lu, and Y.C. Chen, 1996: Effects of ice-albedo feedback on global climate change.  Polar Processes in Global Climate, American Meteorological Society, 24-27.

 

(20) Chu, P.C., 1995: A feature model for Arctic upper ocean thermal structure.  Fourth Conference on Polar Meteorology and Oceanography, American Meteorological Society, 224-227.

 

(19) Chu, P.C., 1994:  P-vector method for determining absolute velocity from hydrographic data.   Ocean Modelling, 114, 23-26.

 

(18) Chu, P.C., 1994: Localized TOGA sea level spectra obtained from the S-transformation.  TOGA Notes, 17, 224-227.

 

(17) Chu, P.C., C.C. Li, D.S. Ko, and C. N. K. Mooers, 1994: Response of the South China Sea to seasonal monsoon forcing. Second International Conference of Air-Sea Interaction and Meteorology and Oceanography of the Coastal Zones, American Meteorological Society, 214-215.

 

(16) Chu, P.C., 1993: Intrinsic thermodynamical time scales of the atmosphere-cryosphere climate system.  Fourth Conference on Global Change, American Meteorological Society,  433-438.

 

(15) Chu, P.C. and Y.H. Kuo, 1993: South Atlantic three dimensional pseudo-vorticity field computed from hydrographic and surface atmospheric data sets.  Southern Hemisphere Meteorology and Oceanography, 4, 52-53.

 

(14) Chu, P.C., 1992: An important ocean feature overlooked in current El Nino-Southern Oscillation theories. Third Conference on Global Change, American Meteorological Society, 52-59.

 

(13) Chu, P.C., 1992: Three dimensional pseudo-vorticity field in the west Spitsbergen current.  Third Conference on  Polar Meteorology and Oceanography, American Meteorological Society, 101-104.

 

(12) Chu, P.C., and R.W. Garwood, Jr., 1992: Effect of cloud-precipitation-ocean mixed layer feedback on drag coefficient.  Tenth Symposium on Turbulence and Diffusion, American Meteorological Society, 117-120.

 

(11) Chu, P.C., 1991: Air-ocean surface heat exchange (AOSHE) model and low frequency unstable modes in atmosphere and ocean.  Fifth Conference on Climate Variation, American Meteorological Society, 484-487.

 

(10) Chu, P.C., 1991: Stability of flexural-gravity waves.   Eighth Conference on Atmospheric and Oceanic Waves and Stability, American Meteorological Society, 265-268.

 

(9) Chu, P.C., and R.W. Garwood, Jr., 1989: Cloud and ocean mixed layer feedback.  The Role of Clouds in Atmospheric Chemistry and Global Climate, American Meteorological Society, 39-44.

(8) Garwood, R. W., Jr., P.C. Chu, P. Muller, and N. Schneider, 1989: Equatorial entrainment zone: the diurnal cycle. Proceedings, Western Pacific International Meeting and Workshop on TOGA/COARE, Noumea, New Caledonia,  435-443.

(7) Chu, P. C., and Garwood, R. W., Jr., 1989: Hydrological effects on the air-ocean coupled system.  Proceedings, Western Pacific International Meeting and Workshop on TOGA/COARE, Noumea, New Caledonia, 407-418.

(6) Chu, P.C.,  1988: A meso-scale air-ice-ocean feedback mechanism for the ice drift in the marginal ice zone. Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering, 4, 83-90.

 

(5) Chu, P.C.,  1986: An air-ice feedback mechanism for the migration of the marginal ice zone. Marginal Ice Zone Experiment Bulletin, 7, 54-64.

 

(4) Chu, P.C., 1986: A possible air-ice-ocean coupled model for the formation of leads or polynyas. Marginal Ice Zone Experiment Bulletin, 7, 79-88.

 

(3) Kuo, H.L., and P.C. Chu, 1984: On formation of coastal deserts. Third Conference on Meteorology of the Coastal Zone, American Meteorological Society, 17-22.

 

(2) Kuo, H.L., and P.C. Chu, 1984: On the influence of coastal upwelling on the diurnal variation of sea breeze circulation. Third Conference on Meteorology of the Coastal Zone, American Meteorological Society, 86-90.

 

(1) Chu, P.C., and H.L. Kuo, 1983: Influence of atmospheric aerosols on solar radiative transfer. Fifth Conference on Atmospheric Radiation, American Meteorological Society, 521-523.