Publications

2013

Haynes, J. M., T. H. Vonder Haar, T. L'Ecuyer, and D. Henderson, 2013: Radiative heating characteristics of Earth's cloudy atmosphere from vertically resolved active sensors. Geophys. Res. Letters, 40, doi:10.1002/grl.50145 [Download].
Kay, J. and T. S. L'Ecuyer, 2013: Observational constraints on Arctic Ocean clouds and radiative fluxes during the early 21st century. J. Geophys. Res., 118, doi:10.1002/jgrd50489 [Download].
Wood, N. B., T. S. L'Ecuyer, F. L. Bliven, and G. L. Stephens, 2013: Characterization of video disdrometer uncertainties and impacts on estimates of snowfall rate and radar reflectivity. Atmos. Meas. Tech., 6, 3635-3648 [Download].
Henderson, D. S., T. L'Ecuyer, G. Stephens, P. Partain, and M. Sekiguchi, 2013: A multi-sensor perspective on the radiative impacts of clouds and aerosols. J. Appl. Meteor. and Climatol., 52, 852-870 [Download].
Matsui, T., T. Iguchi, X. Li, M. Han, W.-K. Tao, W. Petersen, T. L'Ecuyer, R. Meneghini, W. Olson, C. D. Kummerow, A. Y. Hou, M. R. Schwaller, E. F. Stocker, and J. Kwiatkowski, 2013: GPM satellite simulator over ground validation sites. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 94, 1654-1660 [Download].
Rapp, A. D., M. D. Lebsock, and T. S. L'Ecuyer, 2013: Low cloud precipitation climatology in the southeastern Pacific marine stratocumulus region using CloudSat. Environ. Res. Letters, 8, doi:10.1088/1748-9326/8/1/014027 [Download].
Sorooshian, A. Z. Wang, G. Feingold, and T. S. L'Ecuyer, 2013: A satellite perspective on warm cloud collision-coalescence and the influence of aerosol types and atmospheric stability. J. Geophys. Res., 118, doi:10.1002/jgrd50523 [Download].
Su, H., J. H. Jiang, C. Zhai, V. S. Perun, J. T. Shen, A. del Genio, L. S. Nazarenko, L. J. Donner, L. Horowitz, C. Seman, C. Morcrette, J. Patch, M. Ringer, J. Cole, A. Gettelman, M. Watanabe, J.-L. Dufresne, L. Rotstayn, S. Jeffrey, T. Wu, H. Kawai, T. Koshiro, E. M. Volodin, M. Mesquita, T. Iverson, T. L'Ecuyer, J. Teixeira, and G. Stephens, 2013: Diagnosis of CMIP5 Cloud Simulations in Relation to Large-scale Parameters Using NASA A-Train Satellite Observations and Other Datasets. J. Geophys. Res., 118, doi:10.1029/2012JD018575 [Download].
Yi, B., P. Yang, B. A. Baum, T. L'Ecuyer, L. Oreopoulos, E. J. Mlawyer, A. J. Heymsfield, and K. N. Liou, 2013: Influence of ice particle surface roughening on global radiation budget. J. Atmos. Sci., 70, 2794-2807 [Download].
Li, J.-L., D. E. Waliser, G. Stephens, S. Lee, T. L'Ecuyer, S. Kato, and N. Loeb, 2013: Characterizing and Understanding Radiation Budget and Cloud Water Biases in CMIP3/CMIP5 GCMs, Contemporary GCMs and Reanalyses. J. Geophys. Res., 118, doi:10.1002/jgrd.50378 [Download].

2012

Stephens, G. L., M. Wild, P. W. Stackhouse, Jr, T. L'Ecuyer, S. Kato, and D. S. Henderson, 2012: The Global Character of the Flux of Downward Longwave Radiation. J. Climate, 25, 2329-2340 [Download].
Wang, M., S. Ghan, X. Liu, T. L'Ecuyer, K. Zhang, H. Morrison, M. Ovchinnikov, R. Easter, R. Marchand, D. Chand, Y. Qian, and J. E. Penner, 2012: Constraining cloud lifetime effects of aerosols using A-Train satellite observations. Geophys. Res. Letters, 39, doi:10.1029/2012GL052204 [Download].
Stephens, G. L., J.-L. Li, M. Wild, C. A. Clayson, N. Loeb, S. Kato, T. L'Ecuyer, P. W. Stackhouse, Jr., M. Lebsock, and T. Andrews, 2012: An Update on the Earth’s energy balance in light of new surface energy flux estimates. Nature Geosciences, 5, 691-696 [Download].
Jiang, J. H., H. Su, C. Zhai, V. S. Perun, A. del Genio, L. S. Nazarenko, L. J. Donner, L. Horowitz, C. Seman, J. Cole, A. gettelman, T. Wu, T. L'Ecuyer, M. Ringer, J.-L. Dufresne, W. G. Read, J. W. Waters, G. Stephens, J. Teixeira, and B. Tian, 2012: Evaluation of cloud and water vapor simulations in the IPCC AR5 models using NASA A-Train satellite observations. J. Geophys. Res., 117, doi: 10.1029/2011JD017237 [Download].