Precipitation Remote Sensing

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].
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. 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].
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., Submitted, [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].
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, 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].
Berg, W., T. L'Ecuyer, and J. M. Haynes, 2010: The Distribution of Rainfall over Oceans from Spaceborne Radars. J. Appl. Meteor. And Climatol., 49, 535-543 [Download].
Mitrescu, C., S. D. Miller, J. M. Haynes, T. L'Ecuyer, and F. J. Turk, 2010: Toward a CloudSat Precipitation Profiling Algorithm - Model Description. J. Appl. Meteor. And Climatol., 49, 991-1003 [Download].
Stephens, G. L., T. L'Ecuyer, R. Forbes, A. Gettleman, C. Golaz, K. Suzuki, P. Gabriel, and J. Haynes, 2010: The dreary state of precipitation in global models. J. Geophys. Res., 115, doi: 10.1029/2010JD014532 [Download].
Haynes, J. M., T. L'Ecuyer, G. L. Stephens, S. D. Miller, C. Mitrescu, N. B. Wood, and S. Tanelli, 2009: Rainfall retrievals over the ocean with spaceborne high-frequency cloud radar. J. Geophys. Res., 114, doi: 10.1029/2008JD009973 [Download].
Ellis, T., T. S. L'Ecuyer, J. M. Haynes, and G. L. Stephens, 2009: How often does it rain over the global oceans? The perspective from CloudSat. Geophys. Res. Letters, 36, doi: 10.1029/2008GL036728 [Download].
Mitrescu, C., S. D. Miller, T. L'Ecuyer, J. Hawkins, J. Turk, P. Partain, and G. L. Stephens, 2008: Operational Applications of CloudSat Data. J. Appl. Meteor. And Climatol., 47, 1982-1994 [Download].
Battaglia, A., J. M. Haynes, T. L'Ecuyer, and C. Simmer, 2008: Identifying multiple-scattering-affected profiles in CloudSat observations over the oceans. J. Geophys. Res., 113, doi: 10.1029/2008JD009960 [Download].

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