Publications

2015

Saleeby, S. M., S. Herbener, S. D. van den Heever, T. S. L'Ecuyer, and W. Berg, 2015: Impacts of cloud nucleating aerosols on shallow tropical convection. J. Atmos. Sci., 72, 1369-1385 [Download].
Matus, A., T. S. L'Ecuyer, J. E. Kay, J.-F. Lamarque, and C. Hannay, 2015: The Role of Clouds in Modulating Global Aerosol Direct Radiative Effects in Spaceborne Active Observations and the Community Earth System Model. J. Climate, 28, 2986-3003 [Download].
Smalley, M. and T. S. L'Ecuyer, 2015: A global assessment of the spatial scale of precipitation occurrence. J. Appl. Meteor. and Climatol., 54, 2179-2197 [Download].
Johansson, E., A. Devasthale, T. L’Ecuyer, A. M. L. Ekman, and M. Tjernstrom, 2015: The vertical structure of cloud radiative heating over the Indian subcontinent during summer monsoon. Atmos. Chem. Phys., 15, 11557-11570 [Download].
Rodell, M., H. K. Beaudoing, T. S. L'Ecuyer, W. S .Olson, J. S. Famiglietti, P. R. Houser, R. Adler, M. Bosilovich, C. A. Clayson, D. Chambers, E. Clark, E. Fetzer, X. Gao, G. Gu, K. Hilburn, G. Huffman, D. P. Lettenmaier, W. T. Liu, F. R. Robertson, C. A. Schlosser, J. Sheffield, and E. F. Wood, 2015: The Observed State of the Global Water Cycle in the Early 21st Century. J. Climate, 28, 8290-8318 [Download].
L'Ecuyer, T. S., H. Beaudoing, M. Rodell, W. Olson, B. Lin, S. Kato, C. A. Clayson, E. Wood, J. Sheffield, R. Adler, G. Huffman, M. Bosilovich, G. Gu, F. R. Robertson, P. R. Houser, D. Chambers, J. S. Famiglietti, E. Fetzer, W. T. Liu, X. Gao, C. A. Schlosser, E. Clark, D. P. Lettenmaier, and K. Hilburn, 2015: The Observed State of the Energy Budget in the Early 21st Century. J. Climate, 28, 8319-8346 [Download].
Stephens, G. L. and T. L'Ecuyer, 2015: The Earth's energy balance. Atmospheric Research, 166, 195-203 [Download].
Wood, N. B., T. S. L'Ecuyer, A. J. Heymsfield, and G. L. Stephens, 2015: Microphysical Constraints on Millimeter-Wavelength Scattering Properties of Snow Particles. J. Appl. Meteor. and Climatol., 54, 909-931 [Download].
Norin, L., A. Devasthale, T. S. L'Ecuyer, N. B. Wood, and M. Smalley, 2015: Intercomparison of snowfall estimates derived from the CloudSat Cloud Profiling Radar and the ground based weather radar network over Sweden. Atmos. Meas. Tech., 8, 5009-5021 [Download].
B. H. Kahn, M. M. Schreier, Q. Yue, E. J. Fetzer, F. W. Irion, S. Platnick, C. Wang, S. L. Nasiri, and T. S. L’Ecuyer, 2015: Pixel-scale assessment and uncertainty analysis of AIRS and MODIS ice cloud optical thickness and effective radius. J. Geophys. Res., 120, 11699-11689 [Download].

2014

Wood, N. B., T. S. L'Ecuyer, A. Heymsfield, G. L. Stephens, D. Hudak, and P. Rodriguez, 2014: Estimating snow microphysical properties using collocated multisensor observations. Observing system performance. J. Geophys. Res., Submitted, [Download].
Protat, A., S. A. Young, S. A. McFarlane, T. L'Ecuyer, G. G. Mace, J. M. Comstock, C. N. Long, E. Berry, and J. Delanoe, 2014: Reconciling Ground-based and Space-based Estimates of the Frequency of Occurrence and Radiative Effect of Clouds Around Darwin, Australia. J. Appl. Meteor. and Climatol., Accepted, [Download].
Wong, S., T. S. L'Ecuyer, W. S. Olson, and E. J. Fetzer, 2014: Local Balance and Variability of Atmospheric Heat Budget over Oceans: A Synergy of AIRS Temperature, MERRA Reanalysis, TRAIN Heating Rate, GEWEX SRB, and GPCP Precipitation. J. Climate, 27, 893-913 [Download].
Smalley, M., T. L'Ecuyer, J. Haynes, and M. Lebsock, 2014: A comparison of precipitation occurrence from the NCEP StageIV QPE Product and the CloudSat Cloud Profiling Radar. J. Hydro., 15, 444-458 [Download].
Masunaga H. and T. S. L'Ecuyer, 2014: A mechanism of tropical convection inferred from observed variability in the moist static energy. J. Atmos. Sci., 71, 3647-3766 [Download].
Storer, R. L., S. C. van den Heever, and T. S. L'Ecuyer, 2014: Observations of aerosol induced convective invigoration in the Tropical East Atlantic. J. Geophys. Res., 119, [Download].
Mann, J. A. L., J. C. Chiu, R. J. Hogan, E. J. O'Connor, T. S. L'Ecuyer, T. H. M. Stein, and A. Jefferson, 2014: Aerosol impacts on drizzle properties in warm clouds from ARM Mobile Facility maritime and continental deployments. J. Geophys. Res., 119, [Download].
Palerme, C., J. E. Kay, C. Genthon, T. L'Ecuyer, N. B. Wood, and C. Claud, 2014: How much snow falls on the Antarctic ice sheet?. The Cryosphere, 8, 1577-1587 [Download].
Iguchi, T., T. Matsui, W.-K. Tao, A. P. Khain, V. T. J. Phillips, C. Kidd, T. L'Ecuyer, S. A. Braun, and A. Hou, 2014: WRF-SBM Simulations of Melting-Layer Structure in Mixed-Phase Precipitation Events Observed during LPVEx. J. Appl. Meteor. and Climatol., 53, 2710-2731 [Download].