CIRA Publications


Rowe A., Rutledge S. A., Lang T. J., Ciesielski P. E. and Saleeby S. M., 2008: Elevation-dependent trends in precipitation observed during NAME, Mon. Wea. Rev., 136, 4962-4979. doi:

Lindsey D. T. and Grasso L. D., 2008: An effective radius retrieval for thick ice clouds using GOES, J. Appl. Meteor. Climatol., 47, 1222-1231. doi:

Lu C. G. and Koch S. E., 2008: Interaction of upper-tropospheric turbulence and gravity waves as obtained from spectral and structure function analyses, J. Atmos. Sci., 65, 2676-2690. doi:

Koch S. E., Flamant C., Wilson J. W., Gentry B. M. and Jamison B. D., 2008: An atmospheric soliton observed with Doppler radar, differential absorption lidar, and a molecular Doppler lidar, J. Atmos. Oceanic Technol., 25, 1267-1287. doi:

Yuan H., McGinley J. A., Schultz P. J., Anderson C. J. and Lu C. G., 2008: Short-range precipitation forecasts from time-lagged multimodel ensembles during the HMT-West-2006 campaign, J. Hydrometeor, 9, 477-491. doi:

Schaefer K., Collatz G. J., Tans P. P., Denning A. S., Baker I. T., Berry J. A., Prihodko L., Suits N. S. and Philpott A., (2008), Combined Simple Biosphere/Carnegie-Ames-Stanford Approach terrestrial carbon cycle model, J. Geophys. Res., 113, G03034, doi:

Knaff J., Cram T.A., Schumacher A. B., Kossin J. P. and DeMaria M., 2008: Objective identification of annular hurricanes, Wea. Forecasting, 23, 17-28. 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:

Hopkins R. J., Lewis K. A., Desyaterik Y., Wang Z., Tivanski A. V., Arnott W. P., Laskin A. and Gilles M. K., (2007), Correlations between optical, chemical and physical properties of biomass burn aerosols, Geophys. Res. Lett., 34, L18806, doi:

Malm W. C., Pitchford M. L., McDade C. E. and Ashbaugh L. L., Coarse particle speciation at selected locations in the rural continental United States, Atmospheric Environment, Volume 41, Issue 10, March 2007, Pages 2225-2239, ISSN 1352-2310,

Blossey P. N., Bretherton C. S., Cetrone J. and Khairoutdinov M., 2007: Cloud-resolving model simulations of KWAJEX: Model sensitivities and comparisons with satellite and radar observations, J. Atmos. Sci., 64, 1488-1508. doi:

Wang M. and Shi W., The NIR-SWIR combined atmospheric correction approach for MODIS ocean color data processing, Opt. Express 15, 15722-15733 (2007). doi:

Shi W. and Wang M., Detecting turbid waters and absorbing aerosols for the MODIS Ocean Color Data Processing in the Coastal Regions, Remote Sensing of Environment, Volume 110, Issue 2, 28 September 2007, Pages 149-161, ISSN 0034-4257,

Aonashi K., Koike T., Muramoto K.I., Imaoka K., Takahashi N., Liu G. and Noh Y.J., Physical validation of microwave properties of winter precipitation over the sea of Japan, Geoscience and Remote Sensing, IEEE Transactions on, vol.45, no.7, pp.2247,2258, July 2007, doi:

Evans K. F., 2007: SHDOMPPDA: A radiative transfer model for cloudy sky data assimilation, J. Atmos. Sci., 64, 3854-3864. doi:

Johnson R. H., Ciesielski P. E., McNoldy B. D., Rogers P. J. and Taft R. K., 2007: Multiscale variability of the flow during the North American Monsoon Experiment, J. Climate, 20, 1628-1648. doi:

Jankov I, Schultz P. J., Anderson C. J. and Koch S. E., 2007: The impact of different physical parameterizations and their interactions on cold season QPF in the American River Basin, J. Hydrometeor, 8, 1141-1151. doi:

Larson V. E., Kotenberg K. E. and Wood N. B., 2007: An analytic longwave radiation formula for liquid layer clouds, Mon. Wea. Rev., 135, 689-699. 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: