Publications

2010

Zhang, C., J. Ling, S. Hagos, W.-K. Tao, S. Lang, Y. N. Takayabu, S. Shige, M. Katsumata, W. S. Olson, T. L'Ecuyer, 2010: MJO Signals in Latent Heating: Results from TRMM Retrievals. J. Climate, 67, 3488-3508 [Download].
Protat, A., J. Delanoe, E. J. O'Connor, and T. S. L'Ecuyer, 2010: The evaluation of CloudSat and CALIPSO ice microphysical products using ground-based cloud radar and lidar observations. J. Atmos. Oceanic Tech., 27, 793-810 [Download].
L'Ecuyer, T. S. and G. McGarragh, 2010: A ten year climatology of atmospheric radiative heating and its vertical structure from TRMM observations. J. Climate, 23, 519-541 [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].
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].

2009

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].
Jiang, X., D. E. Waliser, W. S. Olson, W.-K. Tao, T. S. L'Ecuyer, J.-L. Li, B. Tian, Y. L. Yung, A. M. Tompkins, S. E. Lang, and M. Grecu, 2009: Vertical Heating Structures Associated with the MJO as Characterized by TRMM Estimates, ECMWF Reanalyses, and Forecasts: A Case Study during 1998/99. Winter J. Climate, 22, 6001-6020 [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].
Shige, S., Y. N. Takayabu, S. Kida, W.-K. Tao, X. Zeng, C. Yokoyama, and T. L'Ecuyer, 2009: Spectral retrieval of latent heating profiles from TRMM PR data. Part IV: Comparisons of lookup tables from two- and three-dimensional cloud-resolving model simulations. J. Climate, 22, 5578-5594 [Download].
L'Ecuyer, T. S., W. Berg, J. Haynes, M. Lebsock, and T. Takemura, 2009: Global Observations of Aerosol Impacts on Precipitation Occurrence in Warm Maritime Clouds. J. Geophys. Res., 114, doi: 10.1029/2008JD011273 [Download].
Grecu, M., W. S. Olson, C.-L. Shie, T. S. L'Ecuyer, and W.-K. Tao, 2009: Combining Satellite Microwave Radiometer and Radar Observations to Estimate Atmospheric Latent Heating Profiles. J. Climate, 22, 6356-6376 [Download].

2008

L'Ecuyer, T. S., N. Wood, T. Haladay, and G. L. Stephens, 2008: The impact of clouds on atmospheric heating based on the R04 CloudSat fluxes and heating rate data set. J. Geophys. Res., 113, doi: 10.1029/2008JD009951 [Download].
Kay, J., T. S. L'Ecuyer, G. L. Stephens, A. Gettelman, and C. O'Dell, 2008: The contribution of cloud and radiation anomalies to the 2007 Arctic sea ice extent minimum. Geophys. Res. Letters, 35, doi: 10.1029/2008GL033451 [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].
Berg, W., T. L'Ecuyer, and S. van den Heever, 2008: Evidence for the impact of aerosols on the onset and microphysical properties of rainfall from a combination of active and passive microwave satellite sensors. J. Geophys. Res., 113, doi: 10.1029/2007JD009649 [Download].
Feldman, D. R., T. S. L'Ecuyer, K. N. Liou, and Y. L. Yung, 2008: Remote sensing of tropical tropopause layer radiation balance using A-Train measurements. J. Geophys. Res., 113, doi: 10.1029/2007JD009041 [Download].
Stephens, G. L., D. G. Vane, S. Tanelli, E. Im, S. Durden, M. Rokey, D. Reinke, P. Partain, G. G. Mace, R. Austin, T. L'Ecuyer, J. Haynes, M. Lebsock, K. Suzuki, D. Waliser, D. Wu, J. Kay, A. Gettelman, Z. Wang, 2008: The CloudSat Mission: Performance and early science after the first year of operation. J. Geophys. Res., 113, doi: 10.1029/2008JD009982 [Download].
Posselt, D., T. L'Ecuyer, and G. L. Stephens, 2008: Exploring the Error Characteristics of Thin Ice Cloud Property Retrievals Using a Markov Chain Monte Carlo Algorithm. J. Geophys. Res., 114, doi: 10.1029/2008JD010832 [Download].

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