Precipitation Remote Sensing

Mateling, M. E., C. Pettersen, M. S. Kulie, and T. S. L'Ecuyer, 2023: Marine Cold-Air Outbreak Snowfall in the North Atlantic: A CloudSat Perspective. Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 128, e2022JD038053 doi: [Download]
Pettersen, C., Bliven, L.F., Kulie, M.S., Wood, N.B., Shates, J.A., Anderson, J., Mateling, M.E., Petersen, W.A., von Lerber, A., and Wolff, D.B., 2021: The Precipitation Imaging Package: Phase Partitioning Capabilities. Remote Sensing, 13, 2183 doi:
Dzambo, A. M., T. S. L'Ecuyer, K. Sinclair, B. van Diedenhoven, S. Gupta, G. McFarquhar, J. R. O'Brien, B. Cairns, A. P. Wasilewski and M. Alexandrov, 2021: Joint cloud water path and rainwater path retrievals from airborne ORACLES observations. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 21, 5513-5532 doi: 10.5194/acp-21-5513-2021 [Download]
Sinclair, K. and B. van Diedenhoven and B. Cairns and M. Alexandrov and A. M. Dzambo and T. L'Ecuyer, 2021: Inference of Precipitation in Warm Stratiform Clouds Using Remotely Sensed Observations of the Cloud Top Droplet Size Distribution. Geophys. Res. Letters, 48, doi: 10.1029/2021GL092547 [Download]
Wood, N. and T. S. L'Ecuyer, 2021: What millimeter-wavelength radar reflectivity reveals about snowfall: an information-centric analysis. Atmos. Meas. Tech., 14, 869-888 doi: 10.5194/amt-14-869-2021 [Download]
Daloz, A.S., M. Mateling, T. L'Ecuyer, M. Kulie, N.B. Wood, M. Durand, M. Wrzesien, C.W. Stjern, and A.P. Dimri, 2020: How much snow falls in the world's mountains? A first look at mountain snowfall estimates in A-train observations and reanalyses. Cryosphere, 14, 3195-3207 doi: 10.5194/tc-14-3195-2020 [Download]
Dzambo, A. M., T. S. L'Ecuyer, O. O. Sy, and S. Tanelli, 2019: The Observed Structure and Precipitation Characteristics of Southeast Atlantic Stratocumulus from Airborne Radar During ORACLES 2016-17. Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology, 58, 2197-2215 doi: 10.1175/JAMC-D-19-0032.1 [Download]
Milani, L., M. S. Kulie, D. Casella, S. Dietrich, T. S. L'Ecuyer, G. Panegrossi, F. Porcu, P. Sano, and N. B. Wood, 2018: CloudSat snowfall estimates over Antarctica and the Southern Ocean: An assessment of independent retrieval methodologies and multi-year snowfall analysis. Atmospheric Research, 213, 121-135 doi: j.atmosres.2018.05.015 [Download]
Kay, J. E., T. L'Ecuyer, A. Pendergrass, H. Chepfer, R. Guzman, and V. Yettella, 2018: Scale-Aware and Definition-Aware Evaluation of Modeled Near-Surface Precipitation Frequency Using CloudSat Observations. J. Geophys. Res., 123, 4294-4309 doi: 10.1002/2017JD028213 [Download]
Palerme, C., C. Claud, A. Dufour, C. Genthon, N. B. Wood, T. L'Ecuyer, 2017: Evaluation of Antarctic snowfall in global meteorological reanalyses. Atmospheric Research, 190, 104-112 [Download]
Smalley, M., P.-E. Kirstetter, and T. L'Ecuyer, 2017: How frequent is precipitation over the contiguous United States? Perspectives from ground-based and space-borne radars. J. Hydro., 18, 1657-1672 doi: 10.1175/JHM-D-16-0242.1 [Download]
Cooper, S. J., N. B. Wood, and T. S. L'Ecuyer, 2017: A variational technique to estimate snowfall rate from coincident radar, snowflake, and fall-speed observations. Atmos. Meas. Tech., 10, 2557-2571 doi: 10.5194/amt-10-2557-2017 [Download]
Norin, L., A. Devasthale, and T. S. L'Ecuyer, 2017: The sensitivity of snowfall to weather states over Sweden. Atmos. Meas. Tech., 10, 3249-3263 doi: 10.5194/amt-10-3249-2017 [Download]
Kulie, M. S., L. Milani, N. B. Wood, S. A. Tushaus, and T. S. L'Ecuyer, 2016: A Shallow Snowfall Census Using Spaceborne Radar. J. Hydro., 17, 1261-1279 [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]
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]
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]
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]
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]