Energy and Water Cycle

Hagos, S., C. Zhang, W.-K. Tao, S. Lang, Y. N. Takayabu, S. Shige, M. Katsumata, W. Olson, and T. L'Ecuyer, 2010: Estimates of tropical diabatic heating profiles: Commonalities and uncertainties. J. Climate, 23, 542-558 [Download]
Masunaga, H. and T. S. L'Ecuyer, 2010: The southeast Pacific warm band and double ITCZ. J. Climate, 23, 1189-1208 [Download]
Johnson, R. H., P. E. Ciesielski, T. S. L'Ecuyer, and A. J. Newman, 2010: Diurnal Cycle of Deep Convection during the 2004 North American Monsoon Experiment. J. Climate, 23, 1060-1078 [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 doi: 10.1175/1520-0442(2004)017<2213%3AOEFTMR>2.0.CO%3B2 [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 doi: 10.1175/1520-0442(2003)016<1967:TTOEBF>2.0.CO;2 [Download]