Publications and Presentations

Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles

1. Carstens, J. D., & A. A. Wing (2020). Tropical cyclogenesis from self-aggregated convection in numerical simulations of rotating radiative-convective equilibrium. J. Adv. Model. Earth Syst., 12, e2019MS002020, doi:10.1029/2019MS002020.

2. Carstens, J. D., & A. A. Wing (2022a). A spectrum for convective self-aggregation based on background rotation. J. Adv. Model. Earth Syst., 14, e2021MS002860, doi:10.1029/2021MS002860.

3. Carstens, J. D., & A. A. Wing (2022b). Simulating dropsondes to assess moist static energy variability in tropical cyclones. Geophys. Res. Lett., 49, e2022GL099101, doi:10.1029/2022GL099101.

4. Carstens, J. D., & A. A. Wing (2022c). Regimes of convective self-aggregation in convection-permitting beta-plane simulations. J. Atmos. Sci., in review.

Conference Presentations

1. Carstens, J. D., S. R. Smith, M. A. Bourassa, & J. J. Rolph (2016). Examination of SAMOS sea temperature biases. Poster presentation at the Fourth International Workshop on the Advances in the Use of Historical Marine Climate Data (MARCDAT-IV), National Oceanography Centre, Southampton, UK.

2. Carstens, J. D., & V. Misra (2017). North Atlantic and East Pacific tropical cyclone intensity comparison with integrated kinetic energy. Poster presentation at the 97th American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting, Seattle, Washington.

3. Carstens, J. D., & A. A. Wing (2019). Tropical cyclogenesis from self-aggregated convection in idealized numerical simulations: Sensitivity to planetary vorticity. Poster presentation at the 99th American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting, Phoenix, Arizona.

4. Carstens, J. D., & A. A. Wing (2020). Pathways to tropical cyclogenesis in rotating radiative-convective equilibrium simulations. Poster presentation at the 100th American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting, Boston, Massachusetts.

5. Carstens, J. D., & A. A. Wing (2020). A spectrum for convective self-aggregation based on background rotation. Oral presentation at the 4th Midwest Student Conference on Atmospheric Research. (Award Winner, see video on this page)

6. Carstens, J. D., & A. A. Wing (2021). Tropical cyclogenesis mechanisms in radiative-convective equilibrium simulations of varying rotation. Oral presentation at the 34th Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology. (See video on this page)

7. Carstens, J. D., M. V. Kopelman, & A. A. Wing (2021). Estimating moist static energy and surface enthalpy flux variance in a mature hurricane: Modeling and an observational case study. Oral presentation at the 34th Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology. (See video on this page)

8. Carstens, J. D., & A. A. Wing (2022). Simulating dropsondes to assess moist static energy variability in tropical cyclones. Poster presentation at the American Meteorological Society 35th Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, New Orleans, Louisiana.

9. Carstens, J. D., & A. A. Wing (2022). Convective self-aggregation, equatorial waves, and tropical cyclones in idealized beta-plane simulations. Oral presentation at the American Meteorological Society 35th Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, New Orleans, Louisiana (Award Winner).

10. Kopelman, M. V., J. D. Carstens, A. A. Wing, M. E. O’Neill, J. P. Dunion, & D. R. Chavas (2022). Estimation of tropical cyclone moist static energy variability from dropsonde data. Oral presentation at the American Meteorological Society 35th Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, New Orleans, Louisiana.

11. Carstens, J. D., M. V. Kopelman, & A. A. Wing (2022). Tropical cyclone moist static energy structure in idealized simulations and dropsonde observations. Oral presentation at the American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, Chicago, Illinois.

12. Carstens, J. D., A. C. Didlake Jr., & C. M. Zarzycki (2023). Tropical cyclone shear-induced asymmetry in reanalyses and climate models. Oral presentation at the 103rd American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting, Denver, Colorado.

My 5-minute lightning talk on convective self-aggregation from the 2020 Midwest Student Conference for Atmospheric Research (MSCAR), hosted by the University of Illinois. 

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A radius-pressure cross section of relative humidity around Hurricane Teddy, compiled from NOAA Hurricane Hunter dropsonde data on September 18, 2020.

Pre-recorded presentation on convective self-aggregation and tropical cyclogenesis, done for the 34th Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology in May 2021.

Pre-recorded presentation on estimating moist static energy variability in tropical cyclones, done for the 34th Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology in May 2021.

Theses And Other Articles

1. Carstens, J. D. (2017). North Atlantic and Northeast Pacific tropical cyclone intensity comparison using integrated kinetic energy.

 

2. Carstens, J. D. (2019). Tropical cyclogenesis from self-aggregated convection in numerical simulations of rotating radiative-convective equilibrium.

3. Carstens, J. D., C. K. Uejio, & A. A. Wing (2021). Understanding past, present, and future tropical cyclone activity. Review article for the Florida Climate Center.

Invited Presentations

1. Carstens, J. D.: A spectrum for convective self-aggregation based on background rotation. Florida State University Meteorology Seminar, 21 January 2021, Tallahassee, FL.

2. Carstens, J. D.: On the 2020 hurricane season… And enduring it as a TC-focused grad student. West Central Florida AMS Chapter Meeting, 21 January 2021, Tampa, FL.

3. Carstens, J. D.: Tips for the atmospheric science graduate school experience. Northeastern Storm Conference, 24 April 2021, Lyndonville, VT.

4. Carstens, J. D.: What goes into a hurricane forecast? City of Tallahassee Hurricane PREP Workshop, 2020-2022, Tallahassee, FL.

5. Carstens, J. D.: Hurricanes and climate change. Florida BRACE Webinar Series, 26 August 2021, Tallahassee, FL.