CIRA Publications


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:

Xu Xiangde, Zhang Renhe, Koike T., Lu C. G., Shi X., Zhang Shengjun, Bian Lingen, Cheng Xinghong, Li Peiyan and Ding Guoan, 2008: A new integrated observational system over the Tibetan Plateau, Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 89, 1492-1496. doi:

Lindsey D. T. and Fromm M., (2008), Evidence of the cloud lifetime effect from wildfire-induced thunderstorms, Geophys. Res. Lett., 35, L22809, doi:

Carey L. D., Niu J., Yang P., Kankiewicz J. A., Larson V. E. and Vonder Haar T. H., 2008: The vertical profile of liquid and ice water content in mid-latitude mixed-phase altocumulus clouds, J. Appl. Meteor. Climatol., 47, 2487-2495. doi:

Liston G. E. and Hiemstra C. A., 2008: A simple data assimilation system for complex snow distributions (SnowAssim), J. Hydrometeor, 9, 989-1004. doi:

Maclay K. S., DeMaria M. and Vonder Haar T. H., 2008: Tropical cyclone inner core kinetic energy evolution, Mon. Wea. Rev., 136, 4882-4898. doi:

Grasso L. D., Sengupta M., Dostalek J. F., Brummer R. L. and DeMaria M., Synthetic satellite imagery for current and future environmental satellites, International Journal of Remote Sensing, Vol. 29, Iss. 15, 2008, doi:

Carrio G. G., Cotton W. R., Zupanski D. and Zupanski M., 2008: Development of an aerosol retrieval method: Description and preliminary tests, J. Appl. Meteor. Climatol., 47, 2760-2776. doi:

Liston G. E., Birkenheuer D. L., Hiemstra C. A., Cline D. W. and Elder K. J., 2008: NASA Cold Land Processes Experiment (CLPX 2002-2003): Atmospheric analyses datasets, J. Hydrometeor, 9, 952-956. doi:

Martin E.R. and Johnson R. H., 2008: An observational and modeling study of an atmospheric internal bore during NAME 2004, Mon. Wea. Rev., 136, 4150-4167. doi:

Cubison M., Ervens B., Feingold G., Docherty K., Ulbrich I. M., Shields L., Prather K., Hering S. V. and Jimenez J. L., The influence of chemical composition and mixing state of Los Angeles urban aerosol on CCN number and cloud properties, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 8, 5649-5667, doi:, 2008

Liston G. E., Hiemstra C. A., Elder K. J. and Cline D. W., 2008: Mesocell study area (MSA) snow distributions for the Cold Land Processes Experiment (CLPX), J. Hydrometeor, 9, 957-976. doi:

Fromm M., Torres O., Diner D., Vant Hull B., Servranckx R., Shettle E. P., Li Z. and Lindsey D. T., (2008), Stratospheric impact of the Chisholm pyrocumulonimbus eruption: 1. Earth-viewing satellite perspective, J. Geophys. Res., 113, D08202, doi:

Rockel B., Castro C. L., Pielke R. A., Sr., Storch H. V. and Leoncini G., (2008), Dynamical downscaling: Assessment of model system dependent retained and added variability for two different regional climate models (RCMs), J. Geophys. Res., 113, D21107, doi:

Knaff J. and Zehr R. M., 2008: Reply : Reexamination of Tropical Cyclone Wind-Pressure Relationships, Wea. Forecasting, 23, 762-770. doi:

Hillger D. W., 2008: GOES-R advanced baseline imager color product development, J. Atmos. Oceanic Technol., 25, 853-872. doi:

Lu C. G. and Boyd J. P., 2008: Rossby wave ray tracing in a barotropic divergent atmosphere, J. Atmos. Sci., 65, 1679-1691. doi:

Rosenfeld D., Woodley W. L. , Lerner A., Kelman G. and Lindsey D. T., (2008), Satellite detection of severe convective storms by their retrieved vertical profiles of cloud particle effective radius and thermodynamic phase, J. Geophys. Res., 113, D04208, doi:

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:

Petters M. D. and Kreidenweis S. M., A single parameter representation of hygroscopic growth and cloud condensation nucleus activity Part 2: Including solubility, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 8, 6273-6279, doi:, 2008

Niu J., Carey L. D., Yang P. and Vonder Haar T. H., Optical properties of a vertically inhomogeneous mid-latitude mid-level mixed-phase altocumulus in the infrared region, Atmospheric Research, Volume 88, Issues 3-4, June 2008, Pages 234-242, ISSN 0169-8095,

Shi W. and Wang M., (2008), Three-dimensional observations from MODIS and CALIPSO for ocean responses to cyclone Nargis in the Gulf of Martaban, Geophys. Res. Lett., 35, L21603, doi:

Jiang H., Jonsson H. H., Lu M.-L., Chuang P.Y., Flagan R. C., Seinfeld J. H. and Feingold G., (2008), Statistical comparison of properties of simulated and observed cumulus clouds in the vicinity of Houston during the Gulf of Mexico Atmospheric Composition and Climate Study (GoMACCS), J. Geophys. Res., 113, D13205, doi:

Schichtel B. A., Malm W. C., Bench G., Fallon S., McDade C. E., Chow J. C. and Watson J. G., (2008), Fossil and contemporary fine particulate carbon fractions at 12 rural and urban sites in the United States, J. Geophys. Res., 113, D02311, doi:

Stephens G. L., Van Den Heever S. and Pakula L. A., 2008: Radiative-convective feedbacks in idealized states of radiative-convective equilibrium, J. Atmos. Sci., 65, 3899-3916. doi:

Kim M. -J., Weinman J.A., Olson W. S., Chang D.-E., Skofronick-Jackson G.M. and Wang James R., (2008), A physical model to estimate snowfall over land using AMSU-B observations, J. Geophys. Res., 113, D09201, doi:

Tollerud E. I., Caracena F., Koch S. E., Jamison B. D., Hardesty R. M., McCarty B. J., Kiemle C., Collander R. S., Bartels D. L., Albers S. C., Shaw B. L., Birkenheuer D. L. and Brewer W. A., 2008: Mesoscale moisture transport by the low-level jet during the IHOP Field Experiment, Mon. Wea. Rev., 136, 3781-3795. doi:

Suzuki K., Nakajima T., Satoh M., Tomita H., Takemura T., Nakajima T. Y. and Stephens G. L., (2008), Global cloud-system-resolving simulation of aerosol effect on warm clouds, Geophys. Res. Lett., 35, L19817, doi:

Beltran-Przekurat A. B., Marshall C. H. and Pielke R. A., Sr., (2008), Ensemble reforecasts of recent warm-season weather: Impacts of a dynamic vegetation parameterization, J. Geophys. Res., 113, D24116, doi:

Vukicevic T., Jankov I and McGinley J. A., 2008: Diagnosis and optimization of ensemble forecasts, Mon. Wea. Rev., 136, 1054-1074. 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,

Wang M. and Shi W., (2008), Satellite-observed algae blooms in China's Lake Taihu, Eos Trans. AGU, 89(22), 201-202, doi:

Xu Xiangde, Lu C. G., Shi X. and Gao S., (2008), World water tower: An atmospheric perspective, Geophys. Res. Lett., 35, L20815, doi:

Ryan W. A., Doesken N. J. and Fassnacht S. R., 2008: Evalulation of ultrasonic snow depth sensors for U.S. snow measurements, J. Atmos. Oceanic Technol., 25, 667-684. doi:

Ciesielski P. E. and Johnson R. H., 2008: Diurnal cycle of surface flows during 2004 NAME and comparison to model reanalysis, J. Climate, 21, 3890-3913. doi:

Maloney E. D. and Shaman J., 2008: Intraseasonal variability of the west African monsoon and Atlantic ITCZ, J. Climate, 21, 2898-2918. doi:

Berg W., Van Den Heever S. and L'Ecuyer T. S., (2008), Evidence for the impact of aerosols on the onset and microphysical properties of rainfall from a combination of satellite observations and cloud-resolving model simulations, J. Geophys. Res., 113, D14S23, doi:

Skofronick-Jackson G.M., Heymsfield A. H., Holthaus E., Albers Cerese and Kim M. -J., (2008), Nonspherical and spherical characterization of ice in Hurricane Erin for wideband passive microwave comparisons, J. Geophys. Res., 113, D06201, doi:

Zupanski M., Navon I. M. and Zupanski D., (2008), The Maximum Likelihood Ensemble Filter as a non-differentiable minimization algorithm, Q.J.R. Meteorol. Soc., 134: 1039-1050. doi:

Leoncini G., Pielke R. A., Sr. and Gabriel P. M., 2008: From model-based parameterizations to Lookup Tables: An EOF approach, Wea. Forecasting, 23, 1127-1145. doi:

Lee Taehyoung (T.), Yu X-Y., Ayres B., Kreidenweis S. M., Malm W. C. and Collett J. L. Jr., Observations of fine and coarse particle nitrate at several rural locations in the United States, Atmospheric Environment, Volume 42, Issue 11, April 2008, Pages 2720-2732, ISSN 1352-2310,