Energy and Water Cycle

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].
Jiang, X., D. E. Waliser, W. S. Olson, W.-K. Tao, T. S. L'Ecuyer, J.-L. Li, B. Tian, Y. L. Yung, A. M. Tompkins, S. E. Lang, and M. Grecu, 2009: Vertical Heating Structures Associated with the MJO as Characterized by TRMM Estimates, ECMWF Reanalyses, and Forecasts: A Case Study during 1998/99. Winter J. Climate, 22, 6001-6020 [Download].
Shige, S., Y. N. Takayabu, S. Kida, W.-K. Tao, X. Zeng, C. Yokoyama, and T. L'Ecuyer, 2009: Spectral retrieval of latent heating profiles from TRMM PR data. Part IV: Comparisons of lookup tables from two- and three-dimensional cloud-resolving model simulations. J. Climate, 22, 5578-5594 [Download].
Grecu, M., W. S. Olson, C.-L. Shie, T. S. L'Ecuyer, and W.-K. Tao, 2009: Combining Satellite Microwave Radiometer and Radar Observations to Estimate Atmospheric Latent Heating Profiles. J. Climate, 22, 6356-6376 [Download].
L'Ecuyer, T. S. and G. L. Stephens, 2007: The Tropical Atmospheric Energy Budget from the TRMM Perspective. Part II: Evaluating GCM Representations of the Sensitivity of Regional Energy and Water Cycles to the 1998-99 ENSO Cycle. J. Climate, 20, 4548-4571 [Download].
Masunaga, H., T. S. L'Ecuyer, and C. Kummerow, 2006: The Madden-Julian Oscillation in early observations from the Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM). J. Atmos. Sci., 63, 2777-2794 [Download].
Stephens G. L., P. J. Webster, R. H. Johnson, R. Engelen, and T. S. L'Ecuyer, 2004: Observational evidence for the mutual regulation of the Tropical Hydrological Cycle and Tropical Sea Surface Temperatures. J. Climate, 17, 2213-2224 [Download].
L'Ecuyer, T. S. and G. L. Stephens, 2003: The Tropical Oceanic Energy Budget from the TRMM Perspective. Part I: Algorithm and Uncertainities. J. Climate, 16, 1967-1985 [Download].