CIRA Publications


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:

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

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:


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:

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

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:

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,

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:

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:

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:

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:

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:

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:

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,

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,

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:

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:

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,