Publications

2015

L'Ecuyer, T. S., H. Beaudoing, M. Rodell, W. Olson, B. Lin, S. Kato, C. A. Clayson, E. Wood, J. Sheffield, R. Adler, G. Huffman, M. Bosilovich, G. Gu, F. R. Robertson, P. R. Houser, D. Chambers, J. S. Famiglietti, E. Fetzer, W. T. Liu, X. Gao, C. A. Schlosser, E. Clark, D. P. Lettenmaier, and K. Hilburn, 2015: The Observed State of the Energy Budget in the Early 21st Century. J. Climate, 28, 8319-8346 [Download].
Stephens, G. L. and T. L'Ecuyer, 2015: The Earth's energy balance. Atmospheric Research, 166, 195-203 [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].
B. H. Kahn, M. M. Schreier, Q. Yue, E. J. Fetzer, F. W. Irion, S. Platnick, C. Wang, S. L. Nasiri, and T. S. L’Ecuyer, 2015: Pixel-scale assessment and uncertainty analysis of AIRS and MODIS ice cloud optical thickness and effective radius. J. Geophys. Res., 120, 11699-11689 [Download].

2014

Protat, A., S. A. Young, S. A. McFarlane, T. L'Ecuyer, G. G. Mace, J. M. Comstock, C. N. Long, E. Berry, and J. Delanoe, 2014: Reconciling Ground-based and Space-based Estimates of the Frequency of Occurrence and Radiative Effect of Clouds Around Darwin, Australia. J. Appl. Meteor. and Climatol., Accepted, [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].
Wong, S., T. S. L'Ecuyer, W. S. Olson, and E. J. Fetzer, 2014: Local Balance and Variability of Atmospheric Heat Budget over Oceans: A Synergy of AIRS Temperature, MERRA Reanalysis, TRAIN Heating Rate, GEWEX SRB, and GPCP Precipitation. J. Climate, 27, 893-913 [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].
Masunaga H. and T. S. L'Ecuyer, 2014: A mechanism of tropical convection inferred from observed variability in the moist static energy. J. Atmos. Sci., 71, 3647-3766 [Download].
Storer, R. L., S. C. van den Heever, and T. S. L'Ecuyer, 2014: Observations of aerosol induced convective invigoration in the Tropical East Atlantic. J. Geophys. Res., 119, [Download].
Mann, J. A. L., J. C. Chiu, R. J. Hogan, E. J. O'Connor, T. S. L'Ecuyer, T. H. M. Stein, and A. Jefferson, 2014: Aerosol impacts on drizzle properties in warm clouds from ARM Mobile Facility maritime and continental deployments. J. Geophys. Res., 119, [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].

2013

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].
Henderson, D. S., T. L'Ecuyer, G. Stephens, P. Partain, and M. Sekiguchi, 2013: A multi-sensor perspective on the radiative impacts of clouds and aerosols. J. Appl. Meteor. and Climatol., 52, 852-870 [Download].
Haynes, J. M., T. H. Vonder Haar, T. L'Ecuyer, and D. Henderson, 2013: Radiative heating characteristics of Earth's cloudy atmosphere from vertically resolved active sensors. Geophys. Res. Letters, 40, doi:10.1002/grl.50145 [Download].
Kay, J. and T. S. L'Ecuyer, 2013: Observational constraints on Arctic Ocean clouds and radiative fluxes during the early 21st century. J. Geophys. Res., 118, doi:10.1002/jgrd50489 [Download].
Li, J.-L., D. E. Waliser, G. Stephens, S. Lee, T. L'Ecuyer, S. Kato, and N. Loeb, 2013: Characterizing and Understanding Radiation Budget and Cloud Water Biases in CMIP3/CMIP5 GCMs, Contemporary GCMs and Reanalyses. J. Geophys. Res., 118, doi:10.1002/jgrd.50378 [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].

Pages