CIRA Publications


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,

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,

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:

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:

Chen Y., Han Y., Liu Q., van Delst P. and Weng F., 2011: Community Radiative Transfer Model for Stratospheric Sounding Unit, J. Atmos. Oceanic Technol., 28, 767-778. doi:

Benedict J. and Randall D., 2011: Impacts of idealized air-sea coupling on Madden-Julian Oscillation structure in the super-parameterized CAM, J. Atmos. Sci., 68, 1990-2008. doi:

Jones D., Ito T. and Lovenduski N., (2011), The transient response of the Southern Ocean pycnocline to changing atmospheric winds, Geophys. Res. Lett., 38, L15604, doi:

Jankov I, Grasso L. D., Sengupta M., Neiman P.J., Zupanski D., Zupanski M., Lindsey D. T., Hillger D. W., Birkenheuer D. L., Brummer R. L. and Yuan H., 2011: An evaluation of five WRF-ARW microphysics schemes using synthetic GOES imagery for an atmospheric river event affecting the California coast, J. Hydrometeor, 12, 618-633. doi:

Yu W., Han W., Gochis D., Maloney E. D. and Xie Shang-Ping, (2011), Observations of eastward propagation of atmospheric intraseasonal oscillations from the Pacific to the Atlantic, J. Geophys. Res., 116, D02101, doi:

Grasso L. D. and Lindsey D. T., An example of the use of synthetic 3.9 um GOES-12 imagery for two-moment microphysical evaluation, International Journal of Remote Sensing, Vol. 32, Iss. 8, 2011, doi:

Sampson C. R., Kaplan J., Knaff J., DeMaria M. and Sisko C., 2011: A deterministic rapid internsification aid, Wea. Forecasting, 26, 579-585. doi:


Chand D., Hegg D. A., Wood R., Shaw G. E., Wallace D. and Covert D.S., Source attribution of climatically important aerosol properties measured at Paposo (Chile) during VOCALS, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 10, 10789-10801, doi:, 2010

Grasso L. D., Sengupta M. and DeMaria M., Comparison between observed and synthetic 6.5 and 10.7 um GOES-12 imagery of thunderstorms, International Journal of Remote Sensing, Vol. 31, Iss. 3, 2010, doi:

Johnson R. H., Ciesielski P. E., Newman A. J. and L'Ecuyer T. S., 2010: Diurnal cycle of convection during the 2004 North American Monsoon Experiment, J. Climate, 23, 1060-1078. doi:

Jiang H., Feingold G. and Sorooshain A., 2010: Effect of aerosol on the susceptibility and efficiency of precipitation in warm trade cumulus clouds, J. Atmos. Sci., 67, 3525-3540. doi:

Kaplan J., DeMaria M. and Knaff J., 2010: A revised tropical cyclone rapid intensification index for the Atlantic and Eastern North Pacific basins, Wea. Forecasting, 25, 220-241. doi:

Dash P., Ignatov A., Kihai Y. and Sapper J., 2010: The SST Quality Monitor (SQUAM), J. Atmos. Oceanic Technol., 27, 1899-1917. doi:

Kulie M. S. , Bennartz R., Greenwald T., Chen Y. and Weng F., 2010: Uncertainties in active and passive microwave remote sensing of frozen precipitation, J. Atmos. Sci., 67, 3471-3487. doi:

Angevine W. M., Mauritsen T. and Jiang H., 2010: Performance of an eddy diffusivity-mass flux scheme for shallow cumulus boundary layers, Mon. Wea. Rev., 138, 2895-2912. doi:

Benjamin S. G., Jamison B. D., Moninger W. R., Sahm S. R., Schwartz B. E. and Schlatter T. W., 2010: Relative short-range forecase impact from aircraft, profiler, radiosonde, VAD, GPS-PW, METAR and mesonet observations within hourly assimilation in the RUC, Mon. Wea. Rev., 138, 1319-1343. doi:

Carrio G. G., Cotton W. R. and Cheng W. Y., Effects of the Urban growth of Houston on convection and precipitation: Part I: The August 2000 case, Atmospheric Research, Volume 96, Issue 4, June 2010, Pages 560-574, ISSN 0169-8095,

Knaff J., Courtney J., Gallina G. M., Beven J. and Brown Daniel P., 2010: An evaluation of Dvorak technique-based tropical cyclone intensity estimates, Wea. Forecasting, 25, 1362-1379. doi:

Mack L. A., Levin E. J. T., Kreidenweis S. M., Obrist D., Moosmaller H. S., Lewis K. A., Arnott W. P., McMeeking G. R., Sullivan A. P., Wold C. E., Hao W. M., Collett J. L. Jr. and Malm W. C., Optical closure experiments for biomass smoke aerosols, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 10, 9017-9026, doi:, 2010.

Schumacher R. S., Lindsey D. T., Schumacher A. B., Braun J. J., Miller S. D. and Demuth J. L., 2010: Multidisciplinary analysis of an unusual tornado: Meteorology, climatology, and the communication and interpretation of warnings, Wea. Forecasting, 25, 1412-1429. doi:

Doesken N. and Reges H., The value of the citizen weather observer, Weatherwise, Vol. 63, Iss. 6, 2010, doi:

Conte D., Moscatello A., Albers S. C., Levizzani V. and Miglietta M. M., A GIS approach to ingest Meteosat Second Generation data into the Local Analysis and Prediction System, Environmental Modelling & Software, Volume 25, Issue 10, October 2010, Pages 1064-1074, ISSN 1364-8152,

Liang X. and Ignatov A., 2010: Monitoring of IR clear-sky radiances over oceans for SST (MICROS), J. Atmos. Oceanic Technol., 28, 1228-1242. doi:

Finch Z. O. and Johnson R. H., 2010: Observational analysis of an upper-level inverted trough during the 2004 North American Monsoon Experiment, Mon. Wea. Rev., 138, 3540-3555. doi:

Pagowski M., Grell G. A., McKeen S. A., Peckham S. E. and Devenyi D., (2010), Three-dimensional variational data assimilation of ozone and fine particulate matter observations. Some results using the Weather Research and Forecasting Chemistry model and Gridpoint Statistical Interpolation, Q.J.R. Meteorol. Soc., 136: 2013-2024. doi:

Setvak M., Lindsey D. T., Novak P., Wang P. K., Radova M., Grasso L. D., Kerkmann J., Su S.-H., Rabin R. M. , Stastka J. and Charvat Z., Satellite-observed cold-ring-shaped features atop deep convective clouds, Atmospheric Research, Volume 97, Issues 1-2, July 2010, Pages 80-96, ISSN 0169-8095,

Lindsey D. T., Miller S. D. and Grasso L. D., 2010: The impacts of the 9 April 2009 dust and smoke on convection, Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 91, 991-995. doi:

Lakhankar T., Jones A. S., Combs C. L., Sengupta M., Vonder Haar T. H. and Khanbilvardi D. R., Analysis of large scale spatial variability of soil moisture using a geostatistical method, Sensors 2010, 10(1), 913-932; doi:

Shi W. and Wang M., (2010), Characterization of global ocean turbidity from MODIS ocean color observations, J. Geophys. Res., 115, C11022, doi:

Djlalova I., Wilczak J. M., McKeen S. A., Grell G. A., Peckham S. E., Pagowski M., Delle Monache L., McQueen J., Lee P., Tang Y., McHenry J. N., Gong W. M., Bouchet V. and Mathur R., Ensemble and bias-correction techniques for air-quality model forecasts of surface O3 and PM2.5 during the TEXAQS-II Experiment of 2006, Atmospheric Environment, Volume 44, Issue 4, February 2010, Pages 455-467, ISSN 1352-2310,

Ito T., Woloszyn M. and Mazloff M., Anthropogenic carbon dioxide transport in the Southern Ocean driven by Ekman flow, Nature 463, 80-83 (7 January 2010), doi:

Schuh A. E., Denning A. S., Corbin K. C., Baker I. T., Uliasz M., Parazoo N., Andrews A. and Worthy D., A regional high-resolution carbon flux inversion of North America for 2004, Biogeosciences, 7, 1625-1644, doi:, 2010

Saha K., et al., 2010: The NCEP climate forecast system reanalysis, Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 91, 1015-1057. doi:

Maloney E. D., Sobel A. H. and Hannah W. M., (2010), Intraseasonal variability in an aquaplanet general circulation model, J. Adv. Model. Earth Syst., 2, 5, doi:

Shi W. and Wang M., Satellite observations of the seasonal sediment plume in the central east China Sea, Journal of Marine Systems, Volume 82, Issue 4, September 2010, Pages 280-285, ISSN 0924-7963,

Fletcher S. J., Mixed Gaussian-Ignormal four-dimensional data assimilation, Tellus A, [S.l.], v. 62, n. 3, may. 2010. ISSN 1600-0870, doi:

Chen Y., Han Y., van Delst P. and Weng F., (2010), On water vapor Jacobian in fast radiative transfer model, J. Geophys. Res., 115, D12303, doi:

Xu F. and Ignatov A., (2010), Evaluation of in situ SSTs for use in the calibration and validation of satellite retrievals, J. Geophys. Res., 115, C09022, doi:

Seaman C. J., Sengupta M. and Vonder Haar T. H., (2010), Mesoscale satellite data assimilation: impact of cloud-affected infrared observations on a cloud-free initial model state, Tellus A, 62: 298-318. doi: