Publications

2011

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., 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]
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]

2010

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]
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]
Johnson, R. H., P. E. Ciesielski, T. S. L'Ecuyer, and A. J. Newman, 2010: Diurnal Cycle of Deep Convection during the 2004 North American Monsoon Experiment. J. Climate, 23, 1060-1078 [Download]
L'Ecuyer, T. S. and J. Jiang, 2010: Touring the Atmosphere Aboard the A-Train. Physics Today, 63, 36-41 [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]
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]
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]
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]

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]

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