Energy and Water Cycle

Sledd, A. and T. S. L'Ecuyer, 2021: Uncertainty in Forced and Natural Arctic Solar Absorption Variations in CMIP6 Models. J. Climate, 34, 931-948 doi: 10.1175/JCLI-D-20-0244.1 [Download]
Sledd, A. and T. S. L'Ecuyer, 2021: A Cloudier Picture of Ice-Albedo Feedback in CMIP6 Models. Frontiers in Earth Science, 9, doi: 10.3389/feart.2021.769844 [Download]
Sledd, A. and T. S. L'Ecuyer, 2021: Emerging Trends in Arctic Solar Absorption. Geophys. Res. Letters, 48, doi: 10.1029/2021GL095813 [Download]
Johansson, E., A. Devasthale, M. Tjernstrom, A. M. L. Ekman, K. Wyser, and T. S. L'Ecuyer, 2021: Vertical structure of cloud radiative heating in the tropics: confronting the EC-Earth v3.3.1/3P model with satellite observations. Geosci. Model Dev., 14, 4087-4101 doi: 10.5194/gmd-14-4087-2021 [Download]
Dai, N. and R. J. Kramer ad B. J. Soden and T. S. L'Ecuyer, 2021: Evaluation of CloudSat Radiative Kernels Using ARM and CERES Observations and ERA5 Reanalysis. J. Geophys. Res., 126, doi: 10.1029/2020JD034510 [Download]
Kim, J., D. E. Waliser, G. V. Cesana, X. Jiang, T. L'Ecuyer, and J. M. Neena, 2018: Cloud and radiative heating profiles associated with the boreal summer intraseasonal oscillation. Clim. Dyn., 50, 1485-1494 doi: 10.1007/s00382-017-3700-3 [Download]
A. S. Daloz, E. L. Nelson, T. S. L’Ecuyer, A. Rapp, and L. Sun, 2018: Assessing the Coupled Influences of Clouds on the Atmospheric Energy and Water Cycles in Reanalyses with A-Train Observations. J. Climate, 31, 8241–8264 doi: 10.1175/JCLI-D-17-0862.1 [Download]
Nelson, E. and T. S. L'Ecuyer, 2018: Global Character of Latent Heat Release in OceanicWarm Rain Systems. J. Geophys. Res., 123, 4797-4817 doi: 10.1002/2017JD027844 [Download]
Matus, A. and T. L'Ecuyer, 2017: The role of cloud phase in Earth's radiation budget. J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 122, 2559-2578, doi:10:1002/2016JD025951 [Download]
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]
Nuijens, L., K. Emanuel, H. Masunaga, and T. L'Ecuyer, 2017: Implications of warm rain in shallow cumulus and congestus clouds for large-scale circulations. Surv. Geophys., , doi: 10.1007/s10712-017-9429-z [Download]
Wong, S., A. D. Del Genio, T. Wang, B. Kahn, E. J. Fetzer, and T. S. L'Ecuyer, 2016: Responses of Tropical Ocean Clouds to the Large-scale Dynamical Circulation: Atmospheric Water Budget-Related Phase Space and Dynamical Regimes. J. Climate, Submitted, [Download]
Nelson, E. L., T. S. L'Ecuyer, S. M. Saleeby, W. Berg, S. Herbener, and S. C. van den Heever, 2016: Toward an Algorithm for Estimating Latent Heat Release in Warm Rain Systems. J. Atmos. Ocn. Tech., 33, 1309-1329 doi: 10.1175/JTECH-D-15-0205.1 [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]
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]
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]
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]
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]