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NEWS Publications 2010

Allan, R.P., B.J. Soden, V.O. John, W. Ingram, and P. Good, 2010: Current changes in tropical precipitation. Envirnmental Research Letters, 5, doi: 10.1088/1748-9326/5/2/025205.

Behrangi, A., K. Hsu, B. Imam, S. Sorooshian, 2010: Daytime Precipitation Estimation Using Cloud Segmentation and Bi-spectral Cloud Classification System, Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology, IPWG special issue, 1015-1031

Bourassa, M. A., S. T. Gille, D l. Jackson, J. B. Roberts, G. A. Wick , 2010, Oceans Winds and Turbulent Air-Sea Fluxes Inferred from Remote Sensing, Oceanography, vol 23, Number 4.

Chu, W., X. Gao, and S. Sorooshian (2010), Improving the shuffled complex evolution scheme for optimization of complex nonlinear hydrological systems: Application to the calibration of the Sacramento soil-moisture accounting model, Water Resour. Res., 46, W09530, doi:10.1029/2010WR009224.

Chung, E.-S., D. Yeomans, and B. J. Soden, (2010), An assessment of climate feedback processes using satellite observations of clear-sky OLR, Geophy Res Lett, vol. 37, L02702, doi:10.1029/20009GL041889.

Couhert, A., T. Schneider, J-L. Li, D. E. Waliser, A. M. Tompkins, 2010: The Maintenance of the Relative Humidity of the Subtropical Free Troposphere, J. Climate, Vol. 23, Issue 2, pp. 390-403.

Dong, X., B. Xi, K. Crosby,C. N. Long, R. S. Stone, and M. D. Shupe, 2010: A 10 year climatology of Arctic cloud fraction and radiative forcing at Barrow, Alaska, J. Geophys. Res., 115, D17212, doi:10.1029/2009JD013489

Gu, G. and R. F. Adler, 2010, Precipitation and temperature variations on the inter-annual time scale: Assessing the impact of ENSO and volcanic eruptions. J. Climate.

Jackson, D. L.,and G. A. Wick, 2010: Near-surface air temperature retrieval derived from AMSU-A and sea surface temperature observations. J. Atmos. Oceanic Technol, 27, 1769-1776 doi: 10.1175/2010JTECHA1414.1

Kato, S., S. Sun-Mack, W. F. Miller, F. G. Rose, Y. Chen, P. Minnis, and B. A. Wielicki, 2010: Relationships among cloud occurrence frequency, overlap, and effective thickness derived from CALIPSO and CloudSat merged cloud vertical profiles, J. Geophys. Res., 115, D00H28, doi:10.1029/2009JD012277.

Kennedy, A, X. Dong, B. Xi, P. Minnis, A. Del Genio, A. Wolf and M. Khaiver, 2010: Evaluation of the NASA GISS single column model simulated clouds using combined surface and satellite observations. J. Climate., doi: 10.1175/2010JCLI3353.1

L'Ecuyer, T. S. and G. McGarragh, 2010. A ten year climatology of atmospheric radiative heating and its vertical structure from TRMM observations, J. Climate, vol. 23, 591-541.

L'Ecuyer,T. and J.H. Jiang, 2010: Touring the Atmosphere Aboard the A-Train, Physics Today, July 2010, featured article, pps. 36-41.

Lin, B., L. Chambers, P. Stackhouse Jr., B. Wielicki, Y. Hu, P. Minnis, N. Loeb, W. Sun, G. Potter, Q. Min, G. Schuster, and T.-F. Fan (2010), Estimations of climate sensitivity based on top-of-atmosphere radiation imbalance, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 10, 1923-1930.

Masunaga, H. and T. S. L'Ecuyer, 2010a: "The Southeast Pacific Warm Band and Double ITCZ", J. Climate 23, 1189-1208.

Ozdogan, M., M. Rodell, H. K. Beaudoing, and D. Toll (2010), Simulating the effects of irrigation over the U.S. in a land surface model based on satellite derived agricultural data, J. Hydrometeorol., doi: 10.1175/2009JHM1116.1.

Papa, F., C. Prigent, F. Aires, C. Jimenez, W. B. Rossow, and E. Matthews (2010), Interannual variability of surface water extent at the global scale, 1993-2004, J. Geophys. Res., 115, D12111, doi:10.1029/2009JD012674.

Schlosser, C. A. and X. Gao, 2010: Assessing evapotranspiration estimates from the Global Soil Wetness Project Phase 2 (GSWP-2) simulations, J. Hydrometeorol., 11(4): 880-897, 2010

Sheffield, Justin, Eric F. Wood, Francisco Munoz-Arriola, 2010 Long-term regional estimates of evapotranspiration for Mexico based on downscaled ISCCP data, J Hydromet., 11: 253-275.

Syed, T. H., J. S. Famiglietti, D. P. Chambers, J. K. Willis, and K. Hilburn, 2010: Satellite-based global-ocean mass balance estimates o and emerging trends in continental freshwater discharge, PNAS, 107 (42) 17916-17921; October 4, 2010, doi:10.1073/pnas.1003292107

***Xi, B., X. Dong, P. Minnis, and M. M. Khaiyer (2010), A 10 year climatology of cloud fraction and vertical distribution derived from both surface and GOES observations over the DOE ARM SPG site, J. Geophys. Res., 115, D12124, doi:10.1029/2009JD012800.

Zaitchik, B. F., M. Rodell, and F. Olivera (2010), Evaluation of the Global Land Data Assimilation System using global river discharge data and a source-to-sink routing scheme, s., 46, W06507, doi:10.1029/2009WR007811

Zhang, Y., C. N. Long, W. B. Rossow, and E. G. Dutton (2010), Exploiting diurnal variations to evaluate the ISCCP-FD flux calculations and radiative-flux-analysis-processed surface observations from BSRN, ARM, and SURFRAD, J. Geophys. Res., 115, D15105

Entekhabi, D. R. H. Riechle, R.D. Koster, and W. Crow, 2010: Performance Metrics for Soil Moisture Retrievals and Applications Requirements. J. Hydrometeorology, Vol. 11, pp 832 - 840. (June).

Lin, Bing, P. Minnis, T.-F. Fan , Y. Hu, , and W. Sun, 2010: Radiation Characteristics of Low and High Clouds in Different Oceanic Regions Observed by CERES and MODIS, International J. Remote Sensing, 31:24, 6473-6492.

Roberts, J. B., C. A. Clayson, F. R. Robertson, and D. L. Jackson (2010), Predicting near-surface atmospheric variables from Special Sensor Microwave/Imager using neural networks with a first-guess approach, J. Geophys. Res., 115, D19113, doi:10.1029/2009JD013099.

Rossow, William B., Yuanchong Zhang, 2010: Evaluation of a Statistical Model of Cloud Vertical Structure Using Combined CloudSat and CALIPSO Cloud Layer Profiles. J. Climate, 23, 6641–6653. doi: 10.1175/2010JCLI3734.1 (December).

Stephens, G. L., T. L’Ecuyer, R. Forbes, A. Gettleman, C. Golaz, K. Suzuki, P. Gabriel, and J. Haynes, 2010. “The dreary state of precipitation in global models”, J. Geophys. Res. 115, doi:10.1029/2010JD014532

Teppei J. Yasunari, Randal D. Koster, K.-M. Lau, Teruo Aoki, Yogesh C. Sud, Takeshi Yamazaki, Hiroki Motoyoshi, and Yuji Kodama, 2011: Influence of Dust and Black Carbon on the Snow Albedo in the NASA GEOS-5 Land Surface Model. J. Geophys. Res. VOL. 116, D02210, 15 PP., doi:10.1029/2010JD014861

Vinukollu, Wood, Ferguson and Fisher, Global Estimates of Evapotranspiration for Climate Studies using Multi-Sensor Remote Sensing Data: Evaluation of Three Process-Based Approaches, 2010, Remote Sens. Env., 115(3), doi: 10.1016/j.rse.2010.11.006.

Winker, D. M., J. Pelon, J. A. Coakley Jr., S. A. Ackerman, R. J. Charlson, P. R. Colarco, P. Flamant, A. Fu, R. M. Hoff, C. Kittaka, T. L. Kubar, H. Le Treut, M. P. Mccormick, G. Megie, L. Poole, K. Powell, C. Trepte, M. A. Vaughan, and B. A. Weilicki, The CALIPSO Mission, 2010: The CALIPSO Mission: A Global 3D View of Aerosols and Clouds. AMS/BAMS, September 2010, pp 1211 – 1229 (September).

Zhang, C., J. Ling, S. Hagos, W.-K. Tao, S. Lang, Y. N. Takayabu, S. Shige, M. Katsumata, W. S. Olson, T. L’Ecuyer, 2010. MJO Signals in Latent Heating: Results from TRMM Retrievals, J. Climate 67, 3488-3508.