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Department of Meteorology – University of Reading

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Dr. Oscar Martinez-Alvarado

Postdoctoral Research Scientist

Centaur Publications

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Number of items: 37.


Gonzalez, P. L. M. ORCID:, Howard, E., Ferrett, S. ORCID:, Frame, T. H. A., Martinez-Alvarado, O. ORCID:, Methven, J. ORCID: and Woolnough, S. J. ORCID: (2023) Weather patterns in Southeast Asia: enhancing high-impact weather sub-seasonal forecast skill. Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society, 149 (750). pp. 19-39. ISSN 1477-870X doi:


Lopez-Villalobos, C. A., Martinez-Alvarado, O. ORCID:, Rodriguez-Hernandez, O. and Romero-Centeno, R. (2022) Analysis of the influence of the wind speed profile on wind power production. Energy Reports. ISSN 2352-4847 (In Press)

Cuckow, S., Dacre, H. F. and Martinez-Alvarado, O. ORCID: (2022) Moisture transport contributing to precipitation at the centre of storm Bronagh. Weather, 77 (6). pp. 196-201. ISSN 0043-1656 doi:

Mattu, K. L., Bloomfield, H. C. ORCID:, Thomas, S., Martinez-Alvarado, O. ORCID: and Rodriguez-Hernandez, O. (2022) The impact of tropical cyclones on potential offshore wind farms. Energy for Sustainable Development, 68. pp. 29-39. ISSN 0973-0826 doi:

Howard, E., Thomas, S., Frame, T. H. A., Gonzalez, P. L. M. ORCID:, Methven, J. ORCID:, Martinez-Alvarado, O. ORCID: and Woolnough, S. J. ORCID: (2022) Weather patterns in Southeast Asia: relationship with tropical variability and heavy precipitation. Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society, 148 (743). pp. 747-769. ISSN 1477-870X doi:

Hernández-Yepes, J. G., Rodríguez-Hernández, O., Martinez-Alvarado, O. ORCID:, Magaldi-Hermosillo, A. V. and Drew, D. (2022) Influence of spatial resolution in mesoscale modeling to reproduce wind power production in southern Mexico. Journal of Renewable and Sustainable Energy, 14 (4). 043303. ISSN 1941-7012 doi:


Gray, S. L. ORCID:, Martinez-Alvarado, O. ORCID:, Ackerley, D. and Suri, D. (2021) Development of a prototype real-time sting-jet precursor tool for forecasters. Weather, 76 (11). pp. 369-373. ISSN 1477-8696 doi:

Thomas, S., Nicolau, S., Martinez-Alvarado, O. ORCID:, Drew, D. and Bloomfield, H. ORCID: (2021) How well do atmospheric reanalyses reproduce observed winds in coastal regions of Mexico? Meteorological Applications, 28 (5). e2023. ISSN 1469-8080 doi:

Lopez-Villalobos, C. A., Rodriguez-Hernandez, O., Martinez-Alvarado, O. ORCID: and Hernandez-Yepes, J. G. (2021) Effects of wind power spectrum analysis over resource assessment. Renewable Energy, 167. pp. 761-773. ISSN 0960-1481 doi:

Thomas, S. R., Martinez-Alvarado, O. ORCID:, Drew, D. and Bloomfield, H. ORCID: (2021) Drivers of extreme wind events in Mexico for wind power applications. International Journal of Climatology, 41 (S1). E2321-E2340. ISSN 0899-8418 doi:


Pereyra-Castro, K., Caetano, E., Martinez-Alvarado, O. ORCID: and Quintanilla-Montoya, A. L. (2020) Wind and wind power ramp variability over Northern Mexico. Atmosphere, 11 (12). 1281. ISSN 2073-4433 doi:

Morales-Ruvalcaba, C. F., Rodriguez-Hernandez, O., Martinez-Alvarado, O. ORCID:, Drew, D. R. and Ramos, E. (2020) Estimating wind speed and capacity factors in Mexico using reanalysis data. Energy for Sustainable Development, 58. pp. 158-166. ISSN 0973-0826 doi:

Martínez-Alvarado, O. and Sánchez, C. (2020) Examining model error in potential temperature and potential vorticity via weather forecasts at different lead times. Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society, 146 (728). pp. 1264-1280. ISSN 1477-870X doi:

Maddison, J. W., Gray, S. L., Martínez-Alvarado, O. and Williams, K. D. (2020) Impact of model upgrades on diabatic processes in extratropical cyclones and downstream forecast evolution. Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society, 146 (728). pp. 1322-1350. ISSN 0035-9009 doi:

Bannister, R. N., Chipilski, H. and Martinez-Alvarado, O. (2020) Techniques and challenges in the assimilation of atmospheric water observations for numerical weather prediction towards convective scales. Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society, 146 (726). pp. 1-48. ISSN 1477-870X doi:


Dacre, H. F., Martinez-Alvarado, O. and Mbengue, C. O. (2019) Linking atmospheric rivers and warm conveyor belt airflows. Journal of Hydrometeorology, 20 (6). pp. 1183-1196. ISSN 1525-7541 doi:

Maddison, J. W., Gray, S. L., Martinez-Alvarado, O. and Williams, K. D. (2019) Upstream cyclone influence on the predictability of block onsets over the Euro-Atlantic region. Monthly Weather Review, 147 (4). pp. 1277-1296. ISSN 0027-0644 doi:


Martinez-Alvarado, O., Maddison, J., Gray, S. and Williams, K. (2018) Atmospheric blocking and upper-level Rossby wave forecast skill dependence on model configuration. Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society, 144 (716). pp. 2165-2181. ISSN 1477-870X doi:

Martinez-Alvarado, O., Gray, S. L., Hart, N. C.G., Clark, P. A., Hodges, K. I. and Roberts, M. J. (2018) Increased wind risk from sting-jet windstorms with climate change. Environmental Research Letters, 13 (4). 044002. ISSN 1748-9326 doi:


Martinez-Alvarado, O., Gray, S. L. and Methven, J. (2016) Diabatic processes and the evolution of two contrasting summer extratropical cyclones. Monthly Weather Review, 144 (9). pp. 3251-3276. ISSN 0027-0644 doi:

Martinez-Alvarado, O., Madonna, E., Gray, S. L. and Joos, H. (2016) A route to systematic error in forecasts of Rossby waves. Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society, 142 (694). pp. 196-210. ISSN 1477-870X doi:


Plant, R. S. and Martinez-Alvarado, O. (2015) Spectral and bulk mass-flux representations. In: Plant, R. S. and Yano, J.-I. (eds.) Parameterization of atmospheric convection. Vol 1. Theoretical background and formulation. Series on the science of climate change. World Scientific, Imperial College Press, London, pp. 249-272. ISBN 9781783266906

Vaughan, G., Methven, J., Anderson, D., Antonescu, B., Baker, L., Baker, T. P., Ballard, S. P., Bower, K. N., Brown, P. R. A., Chagnon, J., Choularton, T. W., Chylik, J., Connolly, P. J., Cook, P. A., Cotton, R. J., Crosier, J., Dearden, C., Dorsey, J. R., Frame, T. H. A., Gallagher, M. W., Goodliff, M., Gray, S. L., Harvey, B. J., Knippertz, P., Lean, H. W., Li, D., Lloyd, G., Martinez-Alvarado, O., Nicol, J., Norris, J., Öström, E., Owen, J., Parker, D. J., Plant, R. S., Renfrew, I. A., Roberts, N. M., Rosenberg, P., Rudd, A. C., Schultz, D. M., Taylor, J. P., Trzeciak, T., Tubbs, R., Vance, A. K., Van Leeuwen, P. J., Wellpott, A. and Woolley, A. (2015) Cloud banding and winds in intense European cyclones: results from the DIAMET project. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 96 (2). pp. 249-265. ISSN 1520-0477 doi:


Dacre, H. F., Clark, P. A., Martinez-Alvarado, O., Stringer, M. A. and Lavers, D. A. (2014) How do atmospheric rivers form? Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 96 (8). pp. 1243-1255. ISSN 1520-0477 doi:

Martinez-Alvarado, O., Baker, L. H., Gray, S. L., Methven, J. and Plant, R. S. (2014) Distinguishing the cold conveyor belt and sting jet air streams in an intense extratropical cyclone. Monthly Weather Review, 142 (8). pp. 2571-2595. ISSN 1520-0493 doi:

Martinez-Alvarado, O. and Plant, R. S. (2014) Parameterised diabatic processes in numerical simulations of an extratropical cyclone. Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society, 140 (682). pp. 1742-1755. ISSN 1477-870X doi:

Martinez-Alvarado, O. (2014) Implications of model error for numerical climate prediction. Nonlinear Processes in Geophysics Discussions, 1 (1). pp. 131-153. ISSN 2198-5634 doi:


Martinez-Alvarado, O., Joos, H., Chagnon, J., Boettcher, M., Gray, S., Plant, R. S., Methven, J. and Wernli, H. (2013) The dichotomous structure of the warm conveyor belt. Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society, 140 (683). pp. 1809-1824. ISSN 1477-870X doi:

Martinez-Alvarado, O., Gray, S. L., Clark, P. A. and Baker, L. H. (2013) Objective detection of sting jets in low-resolution datasets. Meteorological Applications, 20 (1). pp. 41-55. ISSN 1469-8080 doi:

Baker, L., Martinez-Alvarado, O., Methven, J. and Knippertz, P. (2013) Flying through extratropical cyclone Friedhelm. Weather, 68 (1). pp. 9-13. ISSN 1477-8696 doi:


Martinez-Alvarado, O., Gray, S. L., Catto, J. L. and Clark, P. A. (2012) Sting jets in intense winter North-Atlantic windstorms. Environmental Research Letters, 7 (2). 024014. ISSN 1748-9326 doi:


Gray, S. L., Martinez-Alvarado, O., Baker, L. H. and Clark, P. A. (2011) Conditional symmetric instability in sting-jet storms. Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society, 137 (659). pp. 1482-1500. ISSN 1477-870X doi:


Martínez-Alvarado, O., Weidle, F. and Gray, S. L. (2010) Sting jets in simulations of a real cyclone by two mesoscale models. Monthly Weather Review, 138 (11). pp. 4054-4075. ISSN 0027-0644 doi:


Martinez-Alvarado, O., Moroz, I. M., Read, P. L., Lewis, S. R. and Montabone, L. (2009) Low-order dynamical behavior in the martian atmosphere: Diagnosis of general circulation model results. Icarus, 204 (1). pp. 48-62. ISSN 0019-1035 doi:

Martinez-Alvarado, O., Montabone, L., Lewis, S. R., Moroz, I. M. and Read, P. L. (2009) Transient teleconnection event at the onset of a planet-encircling dust storm on Mars. Annales Geophysicae, 27. pp. 3663-3676. ISSN 0992-7689 doi:


Martinez-Alvarado, O., Moroz, I. M., Read, P. L. and Lewis, S. R. (2005) Reduced-order dynamics of the Martian atmospheric dynamics. In: 5th EUROMEC Nonlinear Oscillations Conference ENOC-2005, 7 August 2005 - 12 August 2005, Eindhoven, The Netherlands.


Juarez, L. H., Kantz, H., Martinez, O., Ramos, E. and Rechtman, R. (2004) Complex dynamics in simple systems with periodic parameter oscillations. Physical Review E, 70 (5). 056202. ISSN 1539-3755 doi:

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Last update: 8th August 2019

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