Anthony Lupo, PhD


Atmospheric Science

Contact Information

Phone 573-884-1638
Address 302E Anheuser-Busch Natural Resources Building
Website Global Climate Change Group


  • AS 1986, Cayuga County Community College, Auburn, N.Y., Mathematics/Science
  • BS 1988, State University of New York at Oswego, Oswego, N.Y., Meteorology
  • MS 1991, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Ind., Atmospheric Science
  • PhD 1995, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Ind., Atmospheric Science


  • AS-1050, Introductory Meteorology
  • AS-4310 and 7310, Atmos. Thermodynamics
  • AS-4320 and 7320, Atmos. Dynamics
  • AS-4650 and 7650, Long-Range Forecasting
  • AS-4800 and 7800, Numerical Methods in AS and NR
  • AS-8400, Theory of the General Circulation
  • AS-8450, Tropical Meteorology
  • AS-8600, Advanced Climate Dynamics
  • AS-9300, Introduction to Chaos Theory
  • AS-9350, Advanced Dynamic Meteorology

Selected Publications

  • Lupo, A.R., 2020: Atmospheric Blocking Events: A Review. Annuals of the New York Academic of Sciences, Special Issue: The Year in Climate Science Research, 2020, 20 p. http://doi: 10.1111/nyas.14557
  • Rojas-Murillo, K., Lupo, A.R., Garcia, M., Gilles, J., 2020: ENSO and PDO related variability in seasonal range prediction for the Bolivian Altiplano region in South America. Under Revision International Journal of Climatology, March 2021.
  • Renken, J.S., Brown, C.L., Ruhbeck, G., Mainguy, J., Lupo, A.R., 2020: Using the daily change in the Southern Oscillation Index to develop analogues and the relationship to severe weather outbreaks. Submitted to International Journal of Climatology, September 2020.
  • Balkissoon, S.S., Fox, N.I., Lupo, A.R., Haupt, S.E., Li, Y.C., Market, P.S. 2021: Chaotic characteristics of tall tower wind speeds within Missouri and the forecasting of this variable using Empirical Dynamical Modeling (EDM). Renewable Energy, in press.
  • Aalijahan, M., Lupo, A.R., Salahi, B., Ghavidel-Rahimi, Y., Farajzadeh, M., 2020: The long-term (142 year) spatiotemporal reconstruction and synoptic analysis of extreme cold temperatures (-15oC or lower) in the Northwest Region of Iran. Under Review Theoretical and Applied Climatology, December 2020.
  • Lupo, A.R., Heaven, B., Matzen, J., Rabinowitz, J.L. 2020: The interannual and interdecadal variability in tropical cyclone activity: A decade of changes in the climatological character. Chapter 1, 23 p, reviewed Book: Current Topics in Tropical Cyclone Research (A.R. Lupo editor) Intech Publishers, ISBN: 978-1-83880-361-2, 146 pp.
  • Kononova, N.K. and A.R. Lupo, 2019: Investigation of the variability of circulation regimes and dangerous weather phenomena in Russia in the 21st century. IOP Science Conf Ser., Earth and Environmental Science, 606, 012023, doi:10.1088/1755-1315/606/1/012023.
  • Klaus, E.M., Market, P.S., Lupo, A.R., Bodner, M.J., and Kastman, J.S. 2020: Projecting Northern Hemisphere Flow Regime Transition Using Integrated Enstrophy. Atmosphere, 11, 19p..
  • Balkissoon, S.S., Fox, N.I., and Lupo, A.R., 2019: Fractal characteristics of tall tower wind speeds in Missouri Renewable Energy, 154, 1346 – 1356.
  • Balkissoon, S.S., Bongard, J.T., Cain, T., Candela, D.M., Clay, C., Efe, B., Ji, Q., Klaus, E.M., Korner, A.P., Mitchell, K., Ritter, S.B., Rojas, K., Niemeyer, J.M., Rabinowitz, J.L., Sumrall, P., Market, P.S., and Lupo, A.R., 2020: Hurricane Florence Makes Landfall in the Southeast USA: Sensitive Dependence on Initial Conditions, Parameterizations, and Integrated Enstrophy. Atmospheric and Climate Sciences, 10, article ID 98159, 24 p..  
  • Kononova, N.K., and Lupo, A.R. 2020: Changes in the Dynamics of the Northern Hemisphere Atmospheric Circulation and the Relationship to Surface Temperature in the 20th and 21st Centuries. Atmosphere, 11, 14 pp. doi:10.3390/atmos11030255.
  • Efe, B., Lupo, A.R., and Deniz, A., 2019: Extreme Temperatures linked to the Atmospheric Blocking Events in Turkey between 1977 – 2016, Natural Hazards, 104, 1879 – 1898.
  • Yu, B., and A.R. Lupo, 2019: Large-Scale Atmospheric Circulation Variability and Its Climate Impacts, Atmosphere, Special Issue. Article ID: atmosphere-10-00329: doi:10:3390/atmos10060329.
  • Efe, B., Lupo, A.R., Deniz, A., 2019: The Relationship Between Atmospheric Blocking and Precipitation Changes in Turkey between 1977 – 2016. Theoretical and Applied Climatology, 138, 1573–1590.
  • Lebedeva, M.G., Lupo, A.R., Solovyov, A.B., and Chendev, Y.G., 2020: The formation of Sugar beet harvest under modern climatic conditions during the vegetation period. Climate, 8, 46; doi:10.3390/cli8030046.
  • Wood, J.D., E.J. Sadler, N.I. Fox, S.T. Greer, L. Gu, P.E. Guinan, A.R. Lupo, P.S. Market, S.M. Rochette, A. Speck, and L.D. White, 2018: Land-atmosphere responses to a total solar eclipse in three ecosystems with contrasting structure and physiology. JGR Atmospheres,
  • Reynolds, D.D., A.R. Lupo, A.D. Jensen, and P.S. Market, 2019: The Predictability of Northern Hemispheric Blocking Using an Ensemble Mean Forecast System. The Open Atmospheric Science Journal, 13(4), 3-17.  
  • Lupo, A.R., A.D. Jensen, I.I. Mokhov, A.V. Timazhev, T. Eichler, and B. Efe, 2019: Changes in Global Blocking Character During the Most Recent Decades, Atmosphere, 10, 19 pp Article ID 00092.
  • Lupo, A.R., A.D. Jensen, I.I. Mokhov, and Y. Wang, 2019: Large-scale dynamics, anomalous flows, and teleconnections: 2018. Advances in Meteorology, Special Issue:  Large Scale Atmospheric Science, 2018 Volume 2018 (2019), Article ID 3934195 Chief Guest Editor.
  • Kutta, E, J.A. Hubbart, T. Eichler, and A.R. Lupo, 2018: Symmetry of Energy Divergence Anomalies Associated with the El Niño-Southern Oscillation. Atmosphere 2018, 9(9), 342; doi:10.3390/atmos9090342
  • Phung, Q., Thompson, A., Baffaut, C. Costello, C., Sadler, E.J., Lupo, A.R, Svoma, B.M., Gautam, S., 2019. Evaluation of the effect of climate and land use changes on hydrologic processes in a primarily rainfed, agriculturally-dominated watershed. JAWRA, 55, 1196 – 1215.
  • Lebedeva, M.G., Lupo, A.R., Chendev, Y.G., Krymskaya, O.V., Solovyev A.B., 2019: Changes in the Atmospheric Circulation Conditions and Regional Climatic Characteristics in Two Remote Regions since the mid-20th Century. Atmosphere, 10, 11, 23p.
  • Efe, B., Sezen, I., Lupo, A.R., Deniz, A., 2019: The Relationship Between Atmospheric Blocking and Temperature Observations in Turkey between 1977 – 2016. International Journal of Climatology.
  • Rabinowitz, J.L., A.R. Lupo, P.S. Market, P.E. Guinan, 2019: An Investigation of Atmospheric Rivers Impacting Heavy Rainfall Events in the North-Central Mississippi River Valley. International Journal of Climatology, 39, DOI: 10.1002/joc.6061
  • Woollings, T., Barriopedro Cepero, D., Methven, J, Son, S-W., Martius, O., Harvey, B., Sillmann, J., Lupo, A.R., Seneviratne, S., 2018: Blocking and its response to climate change. Current Climate Change Reports,
  • Rabinowitz, J.L., A.R. Lupo, P.E. Guinan, 2018: Evaluating linkages between Atmospheric blocking patterns and Heavy Rainfall Events across the North-Central Mississippi River Valley. Advances in Meteorology, 2018, Article ID 1217830, 7pp.
  • Simpson, M.J., A.T. Hirsch, K.R. Grempler, Lupo, A.R. 2017:  Comparing a decade of results from the Community Collaborative Rain, Hail, and Snow Network to the Missouri Rain Gauge Mesonet. Hydrological Processes, DOI: 10.1002/hyp.11381
  • Jensen, A., A.R. Lupo, I. I. Mokhov, M.G. Akperov and F. Sun, 2018: The dynamic character of Northern Hemisphere flow regimes in a near term climate change projection. Atmosphere, 9(1), 27.
  • Jensen, A.D., A.R. Lupo, I.I. Mokhov, M.G. Akperov and D.D. Reynolds, 2017: Integrated regional enstrophy and block intensity as a measure of Kolmogorov Entropy, Atmosphere, 8 (12), 237.