Publications

2013

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].
Sorooshian, A. Z. Wang, G. Feingold, and T. S. L'Ecuyer, 2013: A satellite perspective on warm cloud collision-coalescence and the influence of aerosol types and atmospheric stability. J. Geophys. Res., 118, doi:10.1002/jgrd50523 [Download].
Su, H., J. H. Jiang, C. Zhai, V. S. Perun, J. T. Shen, A. del Genio, L. S. Nazarenko, L. J. Donner, L. Horowitz, C. Seman, C. Morcrette, J. Patch, M. Ringer, J. Cole, A. Gettelman, M. Watanabe, J.-L. Dufresne, L. Rotstayn, S. Jeffrey, T. Wu, H. Kawai, T. Koshiro, E. M. Volodin, M. Mesquita, T. Iverson, T. L'Ecuyer, J. Teixeira, and G. Stephens, 2013: Diagnosis of CMIP5 Cloud Simulations in Relation to Large-scale Parameters Using NASA A-Train Satellite Observations and Other Datasets. J. Geophys. Res., 118, doi:10.1029/2012JD018575 [Download].
Yi, B., P. Yang, B. A. Baum, T. L'Ecuyer, L. Oreopoulos, E. J. Mlawyer, A. J. Heymsfield, and K. N. Liou, 2013: Influence of ice particle surface roughening on global radiation budget. J. Atmos. Sci., 70, 2794-2807 [Download].

2012

Stephens, G. L., M. Wild, P. W. Stackhouse, Jr, T. L'Ecuyer, S. Kato, and D. S. Henderson, 2012: The Global Character of the Flux of Downward Longwave Radiation. J. Climate, 25, 2329-2340 [Download].
Jiang, J. H., H. Su, C. Zhai, V. S. Perun, A. del Genio, L. S. Nazarenko, L. J. Donner, L. Horowitz, C. Seman, J. Cole, A. gettelman, T. Wu, T. L'Ecuyer, M. Ringer, J.-L. Dufresne, W. G. Read, J. W. Waters, G. Stephens, J. Teixeira, and B. Tian, 2012: Evaluation of cloud and water vapor simulations in the IPCC AR5 models using NASA A-Train satellite observations. J. Geophys. Res., 117, doi: 10.1029/2011JD017237 [Download].
Wang, M., S. Ghan, X. Liu, T. L'Ecuyer, K. Zhang, H. Morrison, M. Ovchinnikov, R. Easter, R. Marchand, D. Chand, Y. Qian, and J. E. Penner, 2012: Constraining cloud lifetime effects of aerosols using A-Train satellite observations. Geophys. Res. Letters, 39, doi:10.1029/2012GL052204 [Download].
Stephens, G. L., J.-L. Li, M. Wild, C. A. Clayson, N. Loeb, S. Kato, T. L'Ecuyer, P. W. Stackhouse, Jr., M. Lebsock, and T. Andrews, 2012: An Update on the Earth’s energy balance in light of new surface energy flux estimates. Nature Geosciences, 5, 691-696 [Download].

2011

Waliser, D. E., J.-L. F. Li, T. S. L'Ecuyer, and W.-T. Chen, 2011: The impact of precipitating ice and snow on the radiation balance in global climate models. Geophys. Res. Letters, 38, doi: 10.1029/2010GL046478 [Download].
Dong, X., B. Xi, A. Kennedy, Z. Feng, J. Entin, P. Houser, B. Schiffer, W. Rossow, T. L'Ecuyer, W. Olson, K.-L. Hsu, T. Liu, and B. Lin, 2011: Investigation the 2006 Drought and 2007 Flood Extreme Events at the SGP using an Integrative Analysis of Observations. J. Geophys. Res., 116, doi: 10.1029/2010JD014776 [Download].
Jiang, X., D. E. Waliser, W. S. Olson, W.-K. Tao, T. S. L'Ecuyer, K.-F. Li, Y. L. Yung, S. Shige, S. Lang, Y. N. Takayabu, 2011: Vertical Diabatic Heating Structure of the MJO: Intercomparison between Recent Reanalyses and TRMM Estimates. Mon. Wea. Rev., 139, 3208-3223 [Download].
Masunaga, H. and T. S. L'Ecuyer, 2011: Equatorial Asymmetry of the East Pacific ITCZ: Observational Constraints on the Underlying Processes. J. Climate, 24, 1784-1800 [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].
Lebsock, M. D., T. S. L'Ecuyer, and G. L. Stephens, 2011: Detecting the Ratio of Rain and Cloud Water in Low-Latitude Shallow Marine Clouds. J. Appl. Meteor. Climatol., 50, 419-432 [Download].

2010

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].
Elsaesser, G., C. Kummerow, T. S. L'Ecuyer, and S. Shige, 2010: Observed Self-Similarity of Precipitation Regimes Over the Tropical Oceans. J. Climate, 23, 2686-2698 [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].
Saleeby, S. M., W. Berg, S. van den Heever, and T. L'Ecuyer, 2010: Impact of Cloud-nucleating Aerosols in Cloud-Resolving Model Simulations of Warm-Rain Precipitation in the East China Sea. J. Atmos. Sci., 67, 3916-3930 [Download].
Masunaga, H. and T. S. L'Ecuyer, 2010: The southeast Pacific warm band and double ITCZ. J. Climate, 23, 1189-1208 [Download].
Greenwald, T. J., Y.-K. Lee, T. L'Ecuyer, and J. A. Otkin, 2010: Evaluation of Midlatitude Clouds in a Large-Scale High-Resolution Simulation Using CloudSat Observations. J. Geophys. Res., 115, doi: 10.1029/2009JD013552 [Download].

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