Publications

2011

Lebsock, M. D. and T. S. L'Ecuyer, 2011: The Retrieval of Warm Rain from CloudSat. J. Geophys. Res., 116, doi:10.1029/2011JD016076 [Download].
Masunaga, H. and T. S. L'Ecuyer, 2011: Equatorial Asymmetry of the East Pacific ITCZ: Observational Constraints on the Underlying Processes. J. Climate, 24, 1784-1800 [Download].
Lebsock, M. D., T. S. L'Ecuyer, and G. L. Stephens, 2011: Detecting the Ratio of Rain and Cloud Water in Low-Latitude Shallow Marine Clouds. J. Appl. Meteor. Climatol., 50, 419-432 [Download].
Waliser, D. E., J.-L. F. Li, T. S. L'Ecuyer, and W.-T. Chen, 2011: The impact of precipitating ice and snow on the radiation balance in global climate models. Geophys. Res. Letters, 38, doi: 10.1029/2010GL046478 [Download].
Jiang, X., D. E. Waliser, W. S. Olson, W.-K. Tao, T. S. L'Ecuyer, K.-F. Li, Y. L. Yung, S. Shige, S. Lang, Y. N. Takayabu, 2011: Vertical Diabatic Heating Structure of the MJO: Intercomparison between Recent Reanalyses and TRMM Estimates. Mon. Wea. Rev., 139, 3208-3223 [Download].
Dong, X., B. Xi, A. Kennedy, Z. Feng, J. Entin, P. Houser, B. Schiffer, W. Rossow, T. L'Ecuyer, W. Olson, K.-L. Hsu, T. Liu, and B. Lin, 2011: Investigation the 2006 Drought and 2007 Flood Extreme Events at the SGP using an Integrative Analysis of Observations. J. Geophys. Res., 116, doi: 10.1029/2010JD014776 [Download].

2010

Johnson, R. H., P. E. Ciesielski, T. S. L'Ecuyer, and A. J. Newman, 2010: Diurnal Cycle of Deep Convection during the 2004 North American Monsoon Experiment. J. Climate, 23, 1060-1078 [Download].
L'Ecuyer, T. S. and J. Jiang, 2010: Touring the Atmosphere Aboard the A-Train. Physics Today, 63, 36-41 [Download].
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 [Download].
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, 23, 519-541 [Download].
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 [Download].
Protat, A., J. Delanoe, E. J. O'Connor, and T. S. L'Ecuyer, 2010: The evaluation of CloudSat and CALIPSO ice microphysical products using ground-based cloud radar and lidar observations. J. Atmos. Oceanic Tech., 27, 793-810 [Download].
Hagos, S., C. Zhang, W.-K. Tao, S. Lang, Y. N. Takayabu, S. Shige, M. Katsumata, W. Olson, and T. L'Ecuyer, 2010: Estimates of tropical diabatic heating profiles: Commonalities and uncertainties. J. Climate, 23, 542-558 [Download].
Elsaesser, G., C. Kummerow, T. S. L'Ecuyer, and S. Shige, 2010: Observed Self-Similarity of Precipitation Regimes Over the Tropical Oceans. J. Climate, 23, 2686-2698 [Download].
Berg, W., T. L'Ecuyer, and J. M. Haynes, 2010: The Distribution of Rainfall over Oceans from Spaceborne Radars. J. Appl. Meteor. And Climatol., 49, 535-543 [Download].
Saleeby, S. M., W. Berg, S. van den Heever, and T. L'Ecuyer, 2010: Impact of Cloud-nucleating Aerosols in Cloud-Resolving Model Simulations of Warm-Rain Precipitation in the East China Sea. J. Atmos. Sci., 67, 3916-3930 [Download].
Masunaga, H. and T. S. L'Ecuyer, 2010: The southeast Pacific warm band and double ITCZ. J. Climate, 23, 1189-1208 [Download].
Greenwald, T. J., Y.-K. Lee, T. L'Ecuyer, and J. A. Otkin, 2010: Evaluation of Midlatitude Clouds in a Large-Scale High-Resolution Simulation Using CloudSat Observations. J. Geophys. Res., 115, doi: 10.1029/2009JD013552 [Download].
Mitrescu, C., S. D. Miller, J. M. Haynes, T. L'Ecuyer, and F. J. Turk, 2010: Toward a CloudSat Precipitation Profiling Algorithm - Model Description. J. Appl. Meteor. And Climatol., 49, 991-1003 [Download].