Cloud Remote Sensing

Chang K.- W., T. L'Ecuyer, V. Natraj, and B.H. Kahn, 2017: Information Content of Visible and Mid-Infrared Radiances for Retrieving Tropical Ice Cloud Properties. J. Geophys. Res., 122, doi:10.1002/2016JD026357 [Download]
Stephens, G. L., D. Winker, J. Pelon, C. Trepte, D. Vane, C. Yuhas, T. L'Ecuyer, and M. Lebsock, 2017: CloudSat and CALIPSO within the A-Train: Ten years of actively observing the Earth system. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., In Press, doi: 10.1175/BAMS-D-16-0324.1
Ham, S.-H., S. Kato, F. G. Rose, D. Winker, T. L'Ecuyer, G. G. Mace, D. Painemal, S. Sun-Mack, Y. Chen, and W. F. Miller, 2017: Cloud occurrences and cloud radiative effects (CREs) from CERES-CALIPSO-CloudSat-MODIS (CCCM) and CloudSat radar-lidar (RL) products. J. Geophys. Res., 122, 8852-8884 doi: doi:10.1002/2017JD026725 [Download]
Nelson, E. L. and T. S. L'Ecuyer, 2017: Global Character of Latent Heat Release in Oceanic Warm Rain Systems. J. Geophys. Res., Submitted,
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]
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]
Posselt, D., T. L'Ecuyer, and G. L. Stephens, 2008: Exploring the Error Characteristics of Thin Ice Cloud Property Retrievals Using a Markov Chain Monte Carlo Algorithm. J. Geophys. Res., 114, doi: 10.1029/2008JD010832 [Download]
Stephens, G. L., D. G. Vane, S. Tanelli, E. Im, S. Durden, M. Rokey, D. Reinke, P. Partain, G. G. Mace, R. Austin, T. L'Ecuyer, J. Haynes, M. Lebsock, K. Suzuki, D. Waliser, D. Wu, J. Kay, A. Gettelman, Z. Wang, 2008: The CloudSat Mission: Performance and early science after the first year of operation. J. Geophys. Res., 113, doi: 10.1029/2008JD009982 [Download]
Cooper, S. J., T. S. L'Ecuyer, P. Gabriel, A. J. Baran, and G. L. Stephens, 2007: Performance assessment of a five-channel estimation-based ice cloud retrieval scheme for use over the global oceans. J. Geophys. Res., 112, doi: 10.1029/2006JD007122 [Download]
Greenwald, T. J., T. S. L'Ecuyer, and S. A. Christopher, 2007: Evaluating specific error characteristics of microwave-derived cloud liquid water products. Geophys. Res. Letters, 34, doi: 10.1029/2007GL031180 [Download]
Cooper, S. J., T. S. L'Ecuyer, P. Gabriel, G. L. Stephens, A. J. Baran, and P. Yang, 2006: Objective Assessment of the Information Content of Visible and Infrared Radiance Measurements for Cloud Microphysical Property Retrievals over the Global Oceans. Part II: Ice Clouds. J. Appl. Meteor., 45, 42-62 [Download]
L'Ecuyer, T. S., P. Gabriel, K. Leesman, S. J. Cooper, and G. L. Stephens, 2006: Objective Assessment of the Information Content of Visible and Infrared Radiance Measurements for Cloud Microphysical Property Retrievals over the Global Oceans. Part I: Liquid Clouds. J. Appl. Meteor., 45, 20-41 [Download]
Cooper, S. J., T. S. L'Ecuyer and G. L. Stephens, 2003: The Impact of Explicit Cloud Boundary Information on Ice Cloud Microphysical Property Retrievals from Infrared Radiances. J. Geophys. Res., 108, doi: 10.1029/2002JD002611 [Download]