Prof. Augusto José Pereira Filho

Departamento de Ciências Atmosféricas, Instituto de Astronomia,

Geofísica e Ciências Atmosféricas, Universidade de São Paulo, Brasil

Associate Professor



1996 Ph.D., University of Oklahoma, Meteorology

1989 M.Sc., Universidade de São Paulo, Meteorologia

1984 B.Sc., Universidade de São Paulo, Meteorologia

Publications (Selected)

  1. Brazilian montane rainforest expansion induced by Heinrich Stadial 1 event. Scientific Reports. DOI: 10.1038/s41598-019-53036-1.
  2. Modeling the Effects of Explicit Urban Canopy Representation on the Development of Thunderstorms above a Tropical Mega City. Atmosphere. DOI: 10.3390/atmos10070356.
  3. A Step towards Integrating CMORPH Precipitation Estimation with Rain Gauge Measurements. Advances in Meteorology. DOI: 10.1155/2018/2095304.
  4. ARPS Simulations of Convection during TOMACS. Journal of the Meteorological Society of Japan. DOI: 10.2151/jmsj.2018-030.
  5. Effects of Explicit Urban Canopy Representation on Local Circulations Above a Tropical Mega City Boundary Layer Meteorology. DOI:10.1007/s10546-017-0292-8.
  6. Estimation of long term low resolution surface urban heat island intensities for tropical cities using MODIS remote sensing data. Urban Climate. DOI: 10.1016/j.uclim.2016.04.002.
  7. Severe weather caused by heat island and sea breeze effects in the metropolitan area of São Paulo, Brazil. Advances in Meteorology. DOI: 10.1155/2016/8364134.
  8. Estimation of atmospheric turbidity and surface radiative parameters using broadband clear sky solar irradiance models in Rio de Janeiro-Brasil. Theoretical and Applied Climatology. DOI: 10.1007/s00704-014-1369-7.
  9. Convective Rainfall in Amazonia and Adjacent Tropics. Atmospheric and Climate Sciences. DOI: 10.4236/acs.2015.52011.
  10. Water Demand Forecasting Model for the Metropolitan Area of São Paulo, Brazil. Water Resources Management. DOI: 10.1007/s11269-014-0743-7.
  11. Convective Rainfall Systems in the La Plata Basin. Atmospheric and Climate Sciences. OI: 10.4236/acs.2014.44068.
  12. Ensemble Hydrometeorological Forecasts Using WRF Hourly QPF and TopModel for a Middle Watershed. Advances in Meteorology. DOI:10.1155/2014/484120.
  13. New perspectives on the synoptic and mesoscale structure of Hurricane Catarina. Atmospheric Research. DOI: 10.1016/j.atmosres.2009.09.009.
  14. Satellite rainfall estimates over South America - Possible applicability to the water management of large watersheds. Journal of the American Water Resources Association. DOI: 10.1111/j.1752-1688.2009.00406.x.
  15. Formulation of a tropical town energy budget (t-TEB) scheme. Theoretical and Applied Climatology. DOI: 10.1007/s00704-009-0206-x.
  16. Modeling a densely urbanized watershed with an artificial neural network, weather radar and telemetric data. Journal of Hydrology. DOI: 10.1016/j.jhydrol.2005.05.007.
  17. Measurements of drop size distribution in the southwestern Amazon basin Journal of Geophysical Research D: Atmospheres. DOI: 10.1029/2001JD000355.
  18. Multisensor analysis of a squall line in the Amazon Region. Journal of Geophysical Research. DOI: 10.1029/2000jd000305.
  19. Mesoscale precipitation fields. Part I: Statistical analysis and hydrologic response. Journal of Applied Meteorology. DOI: 10.1175/1520-0450.
  20. Mesoscale precipitation fields. Part II: Hydrometeorologic modeling. Journal of Applied Meteorology. DOI: 10.1175/1520-0450.
  21. Improving WSR-88D hourly rainfall estimates. Weather and Forecasting. DOI: 10.1175/1520-0434.

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