Precipitation Remote Sensing

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]
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]
Iguchi, T., T. Matsui, W.-K. Tao, A. P. Khain, V. T. J. Phillips, C. Kidd, T. L'Ecuyer, S. A. Braun, and A. Hou, 2014: WRF-SBM Simulations of Melting-Layer Structure in Mixed-Phase Precipitation Events Observed during LPVEx. J. Appl. Meteor. and Climatol., 53, 2710-2731 [Download]
Wood, N. B., T. S. L'Ecuyer, A. Heymsfield, G. L. Stephens, D. Hudak, and P. Rodriguez, 2014: Estimating snow microphysical properties using collocated multisensor observations. Observing system performance. J. Geophys. Res., 119, 8941–8961 doi: 10.1002/2013JD021303 [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]
Wood, N. B., T. S. L'Ecuyer, F. L. Bliven, and G. L. Stephens, 2013: Characterization of video disdrometer uncertainties and impacts on estimates of snowfall rate and radar reflectivity. Atmos. Meas. Tech., 6, 3635-3648 [Download]
Matsui, T., T. Iguchi, X. Li, M. Han, W.-K. Tao, W. Petersen, T. L'Ecuyer, R. Meneghini, W. Olson, C. D. Kummerow, A. Y. Hou, M. R. Schwaller, E. F. Stocker, and J. Kwiatkowski, 2013: GPM satellite simulator over ground validation sites. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 94, 1654-1660 [Download]
Rapp, A. D., M. D. Lebsock, and T. S. L'Ecuyer, 2013: Low cloud precipitation climatology in the southeastern Pacific marine stratocumulus region using CloudSat. Environ. Res. Letters, 8, doi:10.1088/1748-9326/8/1/014027 [Download]
Lebsock, M. D. and T. S. L'Ecuyer, 2011: The Retrieval of Warm Rain from CloudSat. J. Geophys. Res., 116, doi:10.1029/2011JD016076 [Download]