CIRA Publications


Johnson R. H., Williams S. and Ciesielski P. E., 2012: Legacy atmospheric sounding data set project, Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 93, 14-17. doi:

Van Roekel, L. P., and E. D. Maloney, Mixed layer modeling in the east Paci_c warm pool during 2002, Climate Dynamics, June 2012, Volume 38, Issue 11-12, pp 2559-2573 doi:

Sobel A. H. and Maloney E. D., 2012: An idealized semi-empirical framework for modeling the Madden-Julian oscillation, J. Atmos. Sci., 69, 1691-1705.

DeMaria M., DeMaria R. T., Knaff J. and Molenar D. A., 2012: Tropical cyclone lighting and rapid intensity change, Mon. Wea. Rev., 140, 1828-1842. doi:

Wang M., Nim C, Son S and Shi W., Characterization of Turbidity in Florida Lake Okeechobee and Caloosahatchee and St. Lucie Estuaries Using MODIS-Aqua Measurements, Water Research, Volume 46, Issue 16, 15 October 2012, Pages 5410-5422, ISSN 0043-1354, doi:

Lim S., Cifelli R. C., Chandrasekar V. and Matrosov S. Y., 2012: Precipitation Classification and Quantification Using X-Band Dual-Polarization Weather Radar: Application in the Hydrometeorology Testbed, J. Atmos. Oceanic Technol., 30, 2108-2120. doi:

Wang M. and Shi W., Sensor Noise Effects of the SWIR Bands on MODIS-Derived Ocean Color Products, Geoscience and Remote Sensing, IEEE Transactions on, vol.50, no.9, pp.3280,3292, Sept. 2012, doi:

Ma, J., S.-P. Xie, and Y. Kosaka, 2012: Mechanisms for tropical tropospheric circulation change in response to global warming, J. Climate, 25, 2979-2994. doi:

Lakshmanan V., Crockett J., Sperow K., Ba M. and Xin L., 2012: Tuning AutoNowcaster automatically, Wea. Forecasting, 27, 1568-1579. doi:

Shi W. and Wang M., Sea ice properties in the Bohai Sea measured by MODIS-Aqua: 2. Study of sea ice seasonal and interannual variability, Journal of Marine Systems, Volume 95, July 2012, Pages 41-49, ISSN 0924-7963,

Machol J.L., Green J.C., Redmon R., Viereck R. and Newell P., (2012), Evaluation of OVATION prime as a forecast model for visible aurorae, Space Weather, 10, S03005, doi:

Chandrasekar V. and Cifelli R. C., (August 2012): Concepts and principles of rainfall estimation from radar: Multi-sensor environment and data fusion, Indian J. Radio Space, 41 (4), 389-402. ISSN 0367-8393

Uprety S. and Cao C., Radiometric and spectral characterization and comparison of the Antarctic Dome C and Sonoran Desert sites for the calibration and validation of visible and near-infrared radiometers, J. Appl. Remote Sens. 6(1), 063541 (Jul 03, 2012). doi:

Shi W. and Wang M., Sea ice properties in the Bohai Sea measured by MODIS-Aqua: 1. Satellite algorithm development, Journal of Marine Systems, Volume 95, July 2012, Pages 32-40, ISSN 0924-7963,

Chen Y., Han Y. and Weng F., (2012), Comparison of two transmittance algorithms in the Community Radiative Transfer model: Application to AVHRR, J. Geophys. Res., 117, D06206, doi:

Ciesielski P. E., Haertel P. T., Johnson R. H., Wang J. and Loehrer S., 2012: Developing high-quality field program sounding datasets, Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 93, 325-336. doi:

Musgrave K., Taft R. K., Vigh J., McNoldy B. D. and Schubert W. H., (2012), Time evolution of the intensity and size of tropical cyclones, J. Adv. Model. Earth Syst., 4, M08001, doi:

Hong S. -Y., Kanamitsu M, Kim J.-E and Koo M.-S, 2012: Effects of Diurnal Cycle on a Simulated Asian Summer Monsoon, J. Climate, 25, 8394-8408. doi:

Bikos D. E., Lindsey D. T., Otkin J., Sieglaff J., Grasso L. D., Siewart C., Correia J, Coniglio M, Rabin R. M., Kain J. S. and Dembek S, 2012: Synthetic satellite imagery for real-time high resolution model evaluation, Wea. Forecasting, 27, 784-795. doi:

Chen Y., Weng F., Han Y. and Liu Q., 2012: Planck weighted transmittance and correction of solar reflection for broadband infrared satellite channels, J. Atmos. Oceanic Technol., 29, 382-396. doi:

Pagowski M. and Grell G. A., (2012), Experiments with the assimilation of fine aerosols using an ensemble Kalman filter, J. Geophys. Res., 117, D21302, doi:

Zhu T., Weng F., Masutani M. and Woollen J. S., (2012), Synthetic radiance simulation and evaluation for a joint OSSE, J. Geophys. Res., 117, D23111, doi:

Toth Z., Albers S. C. and Xie Y. F., 2012: Analysis of fine scale weather phenomena, Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 93, ES35-ES38. doi:

Wang M., Shi W. and Jiang L., Atmospheric correction using near-infrared bands for satellite ocean color data processing in the turbid western Pacific ocean region, Opt. Express 20, 741-753 (2012). doi:

Goodman S., Gurka J., DeMaria M., Jedlovec G, Schmit T. J., Siewart C., Mostek A. J., Feltz J. M., Gerth J., Brummer R. L., Miller S., Reed B. and Reynolds R. W., 2012: The GOES-R proving ground: Accelerating user readiness for the next generation geostationary environmental satellite, Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 93, 1029-1040. doi:

Bajaj B and Philips B, Casting the Net - a revolutionary business model for deploying weather radar networks, Meteorological Technology International, August 2012, pp. 106-108

Miller S. D., Elvidge C. D., Mills S, Lee T, Hawkins J. D. and Lindsey D. T., Suomi satellite brings to light a unique frontier of nighttime environmental sensing capabilities, PNAS 2012 109 (39) 15706-15711; doi:

Hamill T.M., Brennan M. J. , Brown B., DeMaria M., Rappaport E. N. and Toth Z., 2012: NOAA's future ensemble-based hurricane forecast products, Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 93, 209-220. doi:

Prenni, A. J., P. J. DeMott, A. P. Sullivan, R. C. Sullivan, S. M. Kreidenweis, and D. C. Rogers, (2012), Biomass burning as a potential source for atmospheric ice nuclei: Western wildfires and prescribed burns, Geophys. Res. Lett., 39, L11805, doi:

Miller S. D., Schmidt C.C., Hillger D. W. and Schmit T. J., A case for natural colour imagery from geostationary satellites, and an approximation for the GOES-R ABI, International Journal of Remote Sensing, Vol. 33, Iss. 13, 2012, doi:

Shi W. and Wang M., Satellite views of the Bohai Sea, Yellow Sea, and East China Sea, Progress in Oceanography, Volume 104, October 2012, Pages 30-45, ISSN 0079-6611,

Richter, I., S.-P. Xie, A.T. Wittenberg, and Y. Masumoto, Tropical Atlantic biases and their relation to surface wind stress and terrestrial precipitation, Climate Dynamics, March 2012, Volume 38, Issue 5-6, pp 985-1001 doi:

Kim J.-E and Hong S.-H, 2012: A global atmospheric analysis data set downscaled from the NCEP-DOE reanalysis, J. Climate, 25, 2527-2534. doi:

Sampson C. R., Schumacher A. B., Knaff J., DeMaria M., Fukada E. M., Sisko C., Roberts D.P., Winters K. and Wilson H.M., 2012: Objective guidance for use in setting tropical cyclone conditions of readiness, Wea. Forecasting, 27, 1052-1060. doi:

Shaman, J., and E. D. Maloney, Shortcomings in climate model simulations of the ENSO-Atlantic hurricane teleconnection, Climate Dynamics, May 2012, Volume 38, Issue 9-10, pp 1973-1988 doi:


Shi W. and Wang M., (2011), Satellite observations of asymmetrical physical and biological responses to Hurricane Earl, Geophys. Res. Lett., 38, L04607, doi:

Zupanski D., Zupanski M., Grasso L. D., Brummer R. L., Jankov I, Lindsey D. T., Sengupta M. and DeMaria M., Assimilating synthetic GOES-R radiances in cloudy conditions using an ensemble-based method, International Journal of Remote Sensing, Vol. 32, Iss. 24, 2011, doi:

Bauer P., Auligne T., Bell W., Geer A., Guidard V., Heilliette S., Kazumori M., Kim M. -J., Liu E., McNally A. P., Macpherson B., Renshaw R. and Riishojgaard L., (2011), Status of satellite cloud and precipitation assimilation at operational NWP centres, Q.J.R. Meteorol. Soc., 137: 1934-1951. doi:

Wang M., Shi W. and Tang J., Water property monitoring and assessment for China's inland Lake Taihu from MODIS-Aqua measurements, Remote Sensing of Environment, Volume 115, Issue 3, 15 March 2011, Pages 841-854, ISSN 0034-4257,

Small R. J., Xie Shang-Ping, Maloney E. D., de Szoeke S. P. and Miyama T., Intraseasonal Variability in the far-east Pacific: Investigation of the role of air-sea coupling in a regional coupled model, Climate Dynamics, March 2011, Volume 36, Issue 5-6, pp 867-890 doi:

Kummerow C., Ringerud M. A., Crook J., Randel D. and Berg W., 2011: An observationally generated A-Priori database for microwave rainfall retrievals, J. Atmos. Oceanic Technol., 28, 113-130. doi:

Zupanski D., Zhang S. Q., Zupanski M., Hou A. Y. and Cheung S. H., 2011: A Prototype WRF-Based Ensemble Data Assimilation System for Dynamically Downscaling Satellite Precipitation Observations, J. Hydrometeor, 12, 118-134. doi:

Lavanant L., Fourrie N., Gambacorta A., Grieco G., Heilliette S., Hilton F., Kim M. -J., McNally A. P., Nishihata H., Pavelin E. G. and Rabier F., (2011), Comparison of cloud products within IASI footprints for the assimilation of cloudy radiance, Q.J.R. Meteorol. Soc., 137: 1988-2003. doi:

Dash P., Ignatov A., Martin M., Donlon C., Brasnett B., Reynolds R. W., Banzon V., Beggs H., Cayula J., Chao Y., Grumbine R., Maturi E., Harris A., Mittaz J., Sapper J., Chin T., Vasquez J., Armstrong E., Cummings J., Piolle J., Autret E., Roberts-Jones, Group for High Resolution SST (GHRSST) analysis fields inter comparisons: Part 2: Near real-time web-based level 4 SST Quality Monitor (L4-SQUAM), Deep Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography, Volumes 77-80, 15 November 2012, Pages 31-43, ISSN 0967-0645,

Knaff J., Sampson B., Fitzpatrick P, Jin Y. and Hill C, 2011: Simple diagnosis of tropical cyclone structure via pressure gradients, Wea. Forecasting, 26, 1020-1031. doi:

Hillger D. W., Grasso L. D., Miller S., Brummer R. L. and DeMaria R. T., Synthetic advanced baseline imager true-color imagery, J. Appl. Remote Sens. 5(1), 053520 (April 26, 2011). doi:

Landu K. and Maloney E. D., Understanding intraseasonal variability in an aquaplanet GCM, J. Meteor. Soc. Japan, Vol. 89 (2011) No. 3 P 195-210, doi:

Wang N. and Li J., Geometric properties of the icosahedral-hexagonal grid on the two-sphere, SIAM J. Sci. Comput., 33(5), 2536-2559, doi:

Hannah W. M. and Maloney E. D., 2011: The role of moisture-convection feedbacks in simulating the Madden-Julian oscillation, J. Climate, 24, 2754-2770. doi:

Hale R. C., Gallo K. P., Tarpley D. and Yu Y., (2011), Characterization of in situ locations for calibration/validation of satellite-derived land surface temperature data, Remote Sensing Letters, 2:1, 41-50, doi: