CIRA Publications


Ervens B., Carlton A.G., Turpin B.J., Altieri K.E., Kreidenweis S. M. and Feingold G., (2008), Secondary organic aerosol yields from cloud-processing of isoprene oxidation products, Geophys. Res. Lett., 35, L02816, doi:

Mainelli M., DeMaria M., Shay L. K. and Goni G. J., 2008: Application of oceanic heat content estimation to operational forecasting of recent Atlantic category 5 hurricanes, Wea. Forecasting, 23, 3-16. doi:

Koch S. E., Feltz W., Fabry F., Pagowski M., Geerts B., Bedka K.M., Miller D. and Wilson J. W., 2008: Turbulent mixing processes in atmospheric bores and solitary waves deduced from profiling systems and numerical simulation, Mon. Wea. Rev., 136, 1373-1400. doi:

Dash P. and Ignatov A., Validation of clear-sky radiances over oceans simulated with MODTRAN4.2 and global NCEP GDAS fields against nighttime NOAA15-18 and MetOp-A AVHRR data, Remote Sensing of Environment, Volume 112, Issue 6, 16 June 2008, Pages 3012-3029, ISSN 0034-4257,

Chen Y., Weng F., Han Y. and Liu Q., (2008), Validation of the community radiative transfer model by using CloudSat data, J. Geophys. Res., 113, D00A03, doi:

Sampson C. R., Franklin J., Knaff J. and DeMaria M., 2008: Experiments with a simple tropical cyclone intensity consensus, Wea. Forecasting, 23, 304-312. doi:

Geiser L. H., Bytnerowicz A., Ingersoll A. R. and Copeland S. A., (2008), Evidence of enhanced atmospheric ammoniacal nitrogen in Hell's Canyon National Recreation Area: Implications for natural and cultural resources, Journal of the Air & Waste Management Association, 58:9, 1223-1234, doi:


Rodriguez M. A., Brouwer J., Samuelson G. S. and Dabdub D., Air quality impacts of distributed power generation in the South Coast Air Basin of California 2: Model uncertainty and sensitivity analysis, Atmospheric Environment, Volume 41, Issue 27, September 2007, Pages 5618-5635, ISSN 1352-2310,

Ervens B., Cubison M., Andrews E., Feingold G., Ogren J. A., Jimenez J. L., DeCarlo P. and Nenes A., (2007), Prediction of cloud condenstation nucleus number concentration using measurements of aerosol size ditributions and composition and light scattering enhancement due to humidity, J. Geophys. Res., 112, D10S32, doi:

Zupanski D., Denning A. S., Uliasz M., Zupanski M., Schuh A. E., Rayner P. J., Peters W. and Corbin K. D., (2007), Carbon flux bias estimation employing Maximum Likelihood Ensemble Filter (MLEF), J. Geophys. Res., 112, D17107, doi:

Jankov I, Gallus Jr. W. A., Segal M and Koch S. E., 2007: Influence of initial conditions on the WRF-ARW model QPF response to physical parameterization changes, Wea. Forecasting, 22, 501-519. doi:

Sampson C. R., Knaff J. and Fukada E. M., 2007: Operational evaluation of a selective consensus in the Western North Pacific Basin, Wea. Forecasting, 22, 671-675. doi:

Chin M., Diehl T., Ginoux P. and Malm W. C., Intercontinental transport of pollution and dust aerosols: Implications for regional air quality, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 7, 5501-5517, doi:, 2007

Zupanski M. and Navon I. M., 2007: Predictability, observations, and uncertainties in the geosciences, Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 88, 1431-1433. doi:

Pitchford M. L., Malm W. C., Schichtel B. A., Kumar N., Lowenthal D. H. and Hand J. L., (2007), Revised algorithm for estimating light extinction from IMPROVE particle speciation data, Journal of the Air & Waste Management Association,57:11 1326-1336, doi:

Falk M. J. and Larson V. E., (2007), What causes partial cloudiness to form in multilayered midlevel clouds? A simulated case study, J. Geophys. Res., 112, D12206, doi:

Pielke R. A., Sr., Davey C. A., Niyogi D., Fall S., Steinweg-Woods J., Hubbard K. G., Lin X., Cai M., Lim Y.-K., Li H., Nielsen-Gammon J., Gallo K. P., Hale R. C., Mahmood R., Foster S., McNider R. T. and Blanken P., (2007), Unresolved issues with the assessment of multidecadal global land surface temperature trends, J. Geophys. Res., 112, D24S08, doi:

Wells K.C., Witek M., Flatau P. J., Kreidenweis S. M. and Westphal D.L., An analysis of seasonal surface dust aerosol concentrations in the western U.S. (2001-2004) : Observations and model predictions, Atmospheric Environment, Volume 41, Issue 31, October 2007, Pages 6585-6597, ISSN 1352-2310,

Rogers P. J. and Johnson R. H., 2007: Analysis of the 13-14 July gulf surge event during the 2004 North American Monsoon Experiment, Mon. Wea. Rev., 135, 3098-3117. doi:

Gultepe I., Pagowski M. and Reid J. S., 2007: A satellite-based fog detection scheme using screen air temperature, Wea. Forecasting, 22, 444-456. doi:

Falcone A. K., Azimi-Sadjadi M. R. and Kankiewicz J. A., Dual-satellite cloud product generation using temporally updated canonical coordinate features, Geoscience and Remote Sensing, IEEE Transactions on, vol.45, no.4, pp.1046,1060, April 2007, doi:

Knaff J. and Zehr R. M., 2007: Reexamination of tropical cyclone pressure wind relationships, Wea. Forecasting, 22, 71-88. doi:

Johnson R. H. and Chang C.-P., 2007: Winter MONEX: A quarter-century and beyond, Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 88, 385-388. doi:

Kidder S. Q. and Jones A. S., 2007: A blended satellite total precipitable water product for operational forecasting, J. Atmos. Oceanic Technol., 24, 74-81. doi:

Hand J. L. and Malm W. C., (2007), Review of aerosol mass scattering efficiencies from ground-based measurements since 1990, J. Geophys. Res., 112, D16203, doi:

Cifelli R. C., Nesbitt S. W., Petersen W. A., Rutledge S. A. and Yuter S., 2007: Radar characteristics of precipitation features in the EPIC and TEPPS regions of the East Pacific, Mon. Wea. Rev., 135, 1576-1595. doi:

Malm W. C. and Hand J. L., An examination of the physical and optical properties of aerosols collected in the IMPROVE program, Atmospheric Environment, Volume 41, Issue 16, May 2007, Pages 3407-3427, ISSN 1352-2310,

Shi W. and Wang M., (2007), Observations of a Hurricane Katrina-induced phytoplankton bloom in the Gulf of Mexico, Geophys. Res. Lett., 34, L11607, doi:

Doesken N., Let it rain - how one grassroots effort brought weather into America's backyards, Weatherwise, Vol. 60, Iss. 4, 2007, doi:

Smith T. L., Benjamin S. G., Gutman S. I. and Sahm S. R., 2007: Short-range forecast impact from assimilation of GPS-IPW observations into the Rapid Update Cycle, Mon. Wea. Rev., 135, 2914-2930. doi:

Knaff J., DeMaria M., Marchok T.P., Gross J. M., McAdie C.J. and Sampson C. R., 2007: Statistical tropical cyclone wind radii prediction using climatology and persistence, Wea. Forecasting, 22, 781-791. doi:

Tuleya R. E., DeMaria M. and Kuligowski R. J., 2007: Evaluation of GFDL and simple model rainfall forecasts for U.S. landfalling tropical storms, Wea. Forecasting, 22, 56-70. doi:

Stephens P. J. and Jones A. S., Geometrical variations of gain patterns, Geoscience and Remote Sensing, IEEE Transactions on, vol.45, no.2, pp.376,382, Feb. 2007, doi:

Lang T. J., Ahijevych D. A., Nesbitt S. W., Carbone R. E., Rutledge S. A. and Cifelli R. C., 2007: Radar-observed characteristics of precipitating systems during NAME 2004, J. Climate, 20, 1713-1733. doi:

Pielke R. A., Sr., Stokowski D. M., Wang J. -W., Vukicevic T., Leoncini G., Matsui T., Castro C. L., Niyogi D., Kishtawal C.M., Biazar A., Doty K., McNider R. T., Nair U. S. and Tao W. -K., (2007), Satellite-based model parameterization of diabatic heating, Eos Trans. AGU, 88(8), 96-97, doi:

Weng F., Zhu T. and Yan B., 2007: Satellite data assimilation in numerical weather prediction models. Part II: Uses of rain-affected radiances from microwave observations for hurricane vortex analysis, J. Atmos. Sci., 64, 3910-3925. doi:

Castro C. L., Adegoke J. O. and Pielke R. A., Sr., 2007: Investigation of the summer climate of the contiguous U.S. and Mexico using the Regional Atmospheric Modeling System (RAMS). Part I: Model climatology (1950-2002), J. Climate, 20, 3844-3865. doi:

Lebsock M. D., L'Ecuyer T. S. and Stephens G. L., (2007), Information content of near-infrared spaceborne multiangular polarization measurements for aerosol retrievals, J. Geophys. Res., 112, D14206, doi:

Golaz J.-C., Larson V. E., Hansen J., Schanen D.P. and Griffin B. M., 2007: Elucidating model inadequacies in a cloud parameterization by use of an ensemble-based calibration framework, Mon. Wea. Rev., 135, 4077-4096. doi:

Uzunoglu B., Fletcher S. J., Navon I. M. and Zupanski M., (2007), Adaptive ensemble reduction and inflation, Q.J.R. Meteorol. Soc., 133: 1281-1294. doi:

Kossin J. P., Knaff J., Berger H.I., Herndon D., Cram T.A., Velden C. S., Murnane R.J. and Hawkins J. D., 2007: Estimating hurricane wind structure in the absence of aircraft reconnaissance, Wea. Forecasting, 22, 89-101. doi:

Carlton A.G., Turpin B.J., Altieri K.E., Reff A., Seitzinger S., Lim H.-J. and Ervens B., Atmospheric oxalic acid and SOA production from glyoxal: Results of aqueous photooxidation experiments, Atmospheric Environment, Volume 41, Issue 35, November 2007, Pages 7588-7602, ISSN 1352-2310,

Pielke R. A., Sr., Nielsen-Gammon J., Davey C. A., Angel J., Bliss O., Doesken N., Cai M., Fall S., Niyogi D., Gallo K. P., Hale R. C., Hubbard K. G., Lin X., Li H. and Raman S., 2007: Documentation of uncertainties and biases associated with surface temperature measurement sites for climate change assessement, Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 88, 913-928. doi:

Wang M., Tang J. and Shi W., (2007), MODIS-derived ocean color products along the China east coastal region, Geophys. Res. Lett., 34, L06611, doi:

Castro C. L., Adegoke J. O., Schubert S. D., Pegion P. J. and Pielke R. A., SR., 2007: Investigation of the summer climate of the contiguous U.S. and Mexico using the Regional Atmospheric Modeling System (RAMS). Part II: Model climate variability, J. Climate, 20, 3866-3887. doi:

Bench G., Fallon S., Schichtel B. A., Malm W. C. and McDade C. E., (2007), Relative contributions of fossil and contemporary carbon sources to PM2.5 aerosols at nine Interagency Monitoring for Proection of Visual Environments (IMPROVE) network sites, J. Geophys. Res., 112, D10205, doi:

Zupanski D., Hou A. Y., Zhang S. Q., Zupanski M., Kummerow C. D. and Cheung S. H., (2007), Applications of information theory in ensemble data assimilation, Q.J.R. Meteorol. Soc., 133: 1533-1545. doi:

Hacker J.P., Anderson J. L. and Pagowski M., 2007: Improved vertical covariance estimates for ensemble-filter assimilation of near-surface observations, Mon. Wea. Rev., 135, 1021-1036. doi:

Lu C. G., Yuan H., Schwartz B. E. and Benjamin S. G., 2007: Short-range numerical weather prediction using time-lagged ensembles, Wea. Forecasting, 22, 580-595. doi:

Wang J. -W., Denning A. S., Lu L. X., Baker I. T., Corbin K. D. and Davis K., (2007), Observations and simulations of synoptic, regional, and local variations in atmospheric CO2, J. Geophys. Res., 112, D04108, doi: