CIRA Publications


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:


Liu Q., Liang X., Han Y., van Delst P., Chen Y., Ignatov A. and Weng F., 2009: Effect of out-of-band response in NOAA-16 AVHRR Channel 3b on top-of-atmosphere radiances calculated with the Community Radiative Transfer Model, J. Atmos. Oceanic Technol., 26, 1968-1972. doi:

Liang X., Ignatov A. and Kihai Y., (2009), Implementation of the Community Radiative Transfer Model in Advanced Clear-Sky Processor for Oceans and validation against nighttime AVHRR radiances, J. Geophys. Res., 114, D06112, doi:

Castro C. L., Beltran-Przekurat A. B. and Pielke R. A., Sr., 2009: Spatiotemporal variability of precipitation, modeled soil moisture, and vegetation greenness in North America within the recent observational record, J. Hydrometeor, 10, 1355-1378. doi:

Liu Xiaoming, Wang M. and Shi W., (2009), A study of a Hurricane Katrina - induced phytoplankton bloom using satellite observations and model simulations, J. Geophys. Res., 114, C03023, doi:

CLIVAR Madden Julian Oscillation Working Group, 2009: MJO simulation diagnostics, J. Climate, 22, 3006-3030. doi:

Elder K. J., Cline D. W., Liston G. E. and Armstrong R., 2009: NASA Cold Land Processes Experiment (CLPX 2002/03): Field measurements of snowpack properties and soil moisture, J. Hydrometeor, 10, 320-329. doi:

Elder K. J., Goodbody A., Cline D. W., Houser P., Liston G. E., Mahrt L. D. and Rutter N., 2009: NASA Cold Land Processes Experiment (CLPX 2002/03): Ground-based and near-surface meteorological observations, J. Hydrometeor, 10, 330-337. doi:

McComiskey A. M., Feingold G., Frisch A. S., Turner David D., Miller M. A., Chiu J. C., Min Q. (Qilong) and Ogren J. A., (2009), An assessment of aerosol-cloud interactions in marine stratus clouds based on surface remote sensing, J. Geophys. Res., 114, D09203, doi:

Levin E. J. T., Kreidenweis S. M., McMeeking G. R., Carrico C. M., Malm W. C. and Collett J. L. Jr., Aerosol physical, chemical and optical properties during the Rocky Mountain Airborne Nitrogen and Sulfur study, Atmospheric Environment, Volume 43, Issue 11, April 2009, Pages 1932-1939, ISSN 1352-2310,

Jankov I, Bao J.- W., Neiman P.J., Schultz P. J., Yuan H. and White A. B., 2009: Evaluation and comparison of microphysical algorithms in WRF-ARW model simulations of atmospheric river events affecting the California coast, J. Hydrometeor, 10, 847-870. doi:

McMeeking G. R., Kreidenweis S. M., Baker S., Carrico C. M., Chow J. C., Collett J. L. Jr., Hao W. M., Holden A. S., Kirchstetter T. W., Malm W. C., Moosmaller H. S., Sullivan A. P. and Wold C. E., (2009), Emissions of trace gases and aerosols during the open combustion of biomass in the laboratory, J. Geophys. Res., 114, D19210, doi:

Knaff J., (2009), Revisiting the maximum intensity of recurving tropical cyclones, Int. J. Climatol., 29: 827-837. doi:

Brewer P. and Moore T., (2009), Source contributions to visibility impairment in the southeastern and western United States, Journal of the Air & Waste Management Association, 59:9, 1070-1081, doi:

Noh Y.J., Vonder Haar T. H., Liu G. and Jones A. S., (2009), Toward snowfall retrieval over land by combining satellite and in situ measurements, J. Geophys. Res., 114, D24205, doi:

Rivera-Rivera N. I., Gill T. E., Gebhart K. A., Hand J. L., Bleiweiss M. P. and Fitzgerald R. M., Wind modeling of Chihuahuan Desert dust outbreaks, Atmospheric Environment, Volume 43, Issue 2, January 2009, Pages 347-354, ISSN 1352-2310,

Koren I. , Feingold G., Altaratz O. and Jiang H., (2009), Aerosol effects on the inter-cloud region of a small cumulus cloud field, Geophys. Res. Lett., 36, L14805, doi:

DeMott P., Petters M. D., Prenni A. J., Carrico C. M., Kreidenweis S. M., Collett J. L. Jr. and Moosmaller H. S., (2009), Ice nucleation behavior of biomass combustion particles at cirrus temperatures, J. Geophys. Res., 114, D16205, doi:

Shi W. and Wang M., An assessment of the black ocean pixel assumption for MODIS SWIR bands, Remote Sensing of Environment, Volume 113, Issue 8, August 2009, Pages 1587-1597, ISSN 0034-4257,

DeMaria M., Knaff J., Knabb R., Lauer C., Sampson C. R. and DeMaria R. T., 2009: A new method for estimating tropical cyclone wind speed probabilities, Wea. Forecasting, 24, 1573-1591. doi:

Ciesielski P. E., Johnson R. H. and Wang Junhong, 2009: Correction of humidity biases in Vaisala RS80-H sondes during NAME, J. Atmos. Oceanic Technol., 26, 1763-1780. doi:

Hill A. A., Feingold G. and Jiang H., 2009: The influence of entrainment and mixing assumption on aerosol-cloud interactions in marine stratocumulus, J. Atmos. Sci., 66, 1450-1464. doi:

Malm W. C., McMeeking G. R., Kreidenweis S. M., Levin E. J. T., Carrico C. M., Day D. E., Collett J. L. Jr., Lee Taehyoung (T.), Sullivan A. P. and Raja S., (2009), Using high time resolution aerosol and number size distribution measurements to estimate atmospheric extinction, Journal of the Air & Waste Management Association, 59:9, 1049-1060, doi:

Petters M. D., Parsons M. T., Prenni A. J., Kreidenweis S. M., Carrico C. M., Sullivan A. P., McMeeking G. R., Levin E. J. T., Wold C. E., Collett J. L. Jr., Moosmaller H. S., Arnott P., Malm W. C., Hao W. M. and DeMott P., (2009), Ice nuclei emissions from biomass burning, J. Geophys. Res., 114, D07209, doi:

Kim D. and Et al., 2009: Application of MJO simulation diagnostics to climate models, J. Climate, 22, 6413-6436. doi:

Shaman J. , Esbensen S. K. and Maloney E. D., 2009: The Dynamics of the ENSO Atlantic Hurricane Teleconnection: ENSO-Related Changes to the North African Asian Jet Affect Atlantic Basin Tropical Cyclogenesis, J. Climate, 22, 2458-2482. doi:

Hillger D. W. and Schmit T. J., 2009: Observing systems: The GOES-13 science test: A synopsis, Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 90, 592-597. doi:

Schmidt K. S., Feingold G., Pilewskie P., Coddington O., Wendisch M. and Jiang H., (2009), Irradiance in polluted cumulus fields: Measured and modeled cloud-aerosol effects, Geophys. Res. Lett., 36, L07804, doi:

Pitchford M. L., Poirot R. L., Schichtel B. A. and Malm W. C., (2009), Characterization of the winter Midwestern particulate ntirate bulge, Journal of the Air & Waste Management Association, 59:9, 1061-1069, doi:

Shi W. and Wang M., (2009), Satellite observations of flood-driven Mississippi River plume in the Spring of 2008, Geophys. Res. Lett., 36, L07607, doi:

Rodriguez M. A., Barna M. G. and Moore T., (2009), Regional impacts of oil and gas development on ozone formation in the western United States, Journal of the Air & Waste Management Association, 59:9, 1111-1118, doi:

Lu C. G., Yuan H., Tollerud E. I. and Wang N., 2009: Scale-dependent uncertainties in global QPF and QPE from NWP model and satellite fields, J. Hydrometeor, 11, 139-155. doi:

Lewis K., Arnott W. P., Moosmaller H. S., Chakrabarty R. K., Carrico C. M., Kreidenweis S. M., Day D. E., Malm W. C., Laskin A., Jimenez J. L., Ulbrich I. M., Onasch T. B., Trimborn A. M., Huffman J. A., Liu L. and Mishchenko M. I., Reduction in biomass burning aerosol light absorption upon humidification: roles of inorganically-induced hygroscopicity, particle collapse, and photoacoustic heat and mass transfer, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 9, 8949-8966, doi:, 2009

Schumacher A. B., DeMaria M. and Knaff J., 2009: Objective estimation of the 24-h probability of tropical cyclone formation, Wea. Forecasting, 24, 456-471. doi:

Jiang H., Feingold G. and Koren I., (2009), Effect of aerosol on trade cumulus cloud morphology, J. Geophys. Res., 114, D11209, doi:

DeMaria M., 2009: A Simplified Dynamical System for Tropical Cyclone Intensity Prediction, Mon. Wea. Rev., 137, 68-82. doi:

Klein S. A., et al., (2009), Intercomparison of model simulations of mixed-phase clouds observed during the ARM Mixed-Phase Arctic Cloud Experiment. I: single-layer cloud, Q.J.R. Meteorol. Soc., 135: 979-1002. doi:

Wang M., Son SeungHyun and Shi W., Evaluation of MODIS SWIR and NIR-SWIR atmospheric correction algorithms using SeaBASS data, Remote Sensing of Environment, Volume 113, Issue 3, 16 March 2009, Pages 635-644, ISSN 0034-4257,

Christopher S. A., Gupta P., Nair U. S., Jones T. A., Kondragunta S, Wu Yu-Ling, Hand J. L. and Zhang Xiaoyang, Satellite remote sensing and mesoscale modeling of the 2007 Georgia/Florida fires, Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing, IEEE Journal of, vol.2, no.3, pp.163,175, Sept. 2009 doi:

Reidmiller D.R., Jaffe D.A., Chand D., Strode S, Swartzendruber P, Wolfe G. M. and Thornton T. A., Inter-annual variability of long-range transport as seen at the Mt. Bachelor observatory, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 9, 557-572, doi:, 2009

Sorooshain A., Feingold G., Lebsock M. D., Stephens G. L. and Jiang H., (2009), On the precipitation susceptibility of clouds to aerosol perturbations, Geophys. Res. Lett., 36, L13803, doi:

Schuh A. E., Denning A. S., Uliasz M. and Corbin K. D., (2009), Seeing the forest through the trees: Recovering large-scale carbon flux biases in the midst of small-scale variability, J. Geophys. Res., 114, G03007, doi:

Yuan H., Lu C. G., McGinley J. A., Schultz P. J., Wharton L. S., Jamison B. D. and Anderson C. J., 2009: Evaluation of short-range quantitative precipitation forecasts from a time-lagged multimodel ensemble, Wea. Forecasting, 24, 18-38. doi:

Wang M. and Shi W., Detection of ice and mixed ice-water pixels for MODIS Ocean Color Data Processing, Geoscience and Remote Sensing, IEEE Transactions on, vol.47, no.8, pp.2510,2518, Aug. 2009, doi:

Shi W. and Wang M., (2009), Green macroalgae blooms in the Yellow Sea during the spring and summer of 2008, J. Geophys. Res., 114, C12010, doi:


Setvak M., Lindsey D. T., Rabin R. M. , Wang P. K. and Demeterova A., Indication of water vapor transport into the lower stratosphere above midlatitude convective storms : Meteosat Second Generation satellite observations and radiative transfer model simulations, Atmospheric Research, Volume 89, Issues 1-2, July 2008, Pages 170-180, ISSN 0169-8095,