Publications

2008

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].
Taylor, T. E., T. S. L'Ecuyer, J. R. Slusser, G. L. Stephens, and C. D. Goering, 2008: An operational retrieval algorithm for determining column Ozone and UV aerosol optical properties. J. Geophys. Res., 113, doi: 10.1029/2007JD008661 [Download].

2007

L'Ecuyer, T. S. and G. L. Stephens, 2007: The Tropical Atmospheric Energy Budget from the TRMM Perspective. Part II: Evaluating GCM Representations of the Sensitivity of Regional Energy and Water Cycles to the 1998-99 ENSO Cycle. J. Climate, 20, 4548-4571 [Download].
Cooper, S. J., T. S. L'Ecuyer, P. Gabriel, A. J. Baran, and G. L. Stephens, 2007: Performance assessment of a five-channel estimation-based ice cloud retrieval scheme for use over the global oceans. J. Geophys. Res., 112, doi: 10.1029/2006JD007122 [Download].
Greenwald, T. J., T. S. L'Ecuyer, and S. A. Christopher, 2007: Evaluating specific error characteristics of microwave-derived cloud liquid water products. Geophys. Res. Letters, 34, doi: 10.1029/2007GL031180 [Download].
Lebsock, M., T. S. L'Ecuyer, and G. L. Stephens, 2007: Information Content of Spaceborne Multi-Angular Polarization Measurements for Aerosol Retrievals. J. Geophys. Res., 112, doi: 10.1029/2007JD008535 [Download].

2006

Masunaga, H., T. S. L'Ecuyer, and C. Kummerow, 2006: The Madden-Julian Oscillation in early observations from the Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM). J. Atmos. Sci., 63, 2777-2794 [Download].
W. Berg, T. L'Ecuyer, and C. Kummerow, 2006: Rainfall Climate Regimes: The Relationship of TRMM Rainfall Biases to the Environment. J. Appl. Meteor., 45, 434-454 [Download].
Cooper, S. J., T. S. L'Ecuyer, P. Gabriel, G. L. Stephens, A. J. Baran, and P. Yang, 2006: Objective Assessment of the Information Content of Visible and Infrared Radiance Measurements for Cloud Microphysical Property Retrievals over the Global Oceans. Part II: Ice Clouds. J. Appl. Meteor., 45, 42-62 [Download].
L'Ecuyer, T. S., H. Masunaga, and C. D. Kummerow, 2006: Variability in the Characteristics of Tropical Rainfall Systems. Part II: Radiative Properties. J. Climate, 19, 1388-1406 [Download].
L'Ecuyer, T. S., P. Gabriel, K. Leesman, S. J. Cooper, and G. L. Stephens, 2006: Objective Assessment of the Information Content of Visible and Infrared Radiance Measurements for Cloud Microphysical Property Retrievals over the Global Oceans. Part I: Liquid Clouds. J. Appl. Meteor., 45, 20-41 [Download].

2005

Masunaga, H., T. S. L'Ecuyer, and C. D. Kummerow, 2005: Variability in the Characteristics of Tropical Rainfall Systems. Part I: Spatial Structure. J. Climate, 18, 823-840 [Download].
Goering, C. D., T. S. L'Ecuyer, G. L. Stephens, J. R. Slusser, G. Scott, J. Davis, J. C. Barnard, and S. Madronich, 2005: Retrievals of column Ozone and aerosol properties from UV-MFRSR solar irradiance measurements during MCMA-2003. J. Geophys. Res., 110, doi: 10.1029/2004JD005330 [Download].

2004

L'Ecuyer, T. S., C. D. Kummerow, and W. Berg, 2004: Toward a Global Map of Raindrop Size Distributions. Part I: Rain-type Classification and its Implications for Validating Global Rainfall Products. J. Hydrometeor., 5, 831-849 [Download].
Stephens G. L., P. J. Webster, R. H. Johnson, R. Engelen, and T. S. L'Ecuyer, 2004: Observational evidence for the mutual regulation of the Tropical Hydrological Cycle and Tropical Sea Surface Temperatures. J. Climate, 17, 2213-2224 [Download].

2003

L'Ecuyer, T. S. and G. L. Stephens, 2003: The Tropical Oceanic Energy Budget from the TRMM Perspective. Part I: Algorithm and Uncertainities. J. Climate, 16, 1967-1985 [Download].
Cooper, S. J., T. S. L'Ecuyer and G. L. Stephens, 2003: The Impact of Explicit Cloud Boundary Information on Ice Cloud Microphysical Property Retrievals from Infrared Radiances. J. Geophys. Res., 108, doi: 10.1029/2002JD002611 [Download].

2002

L'Ecuyer, T. S. and G. L. Stephens, 2002: An Estimation-based Rainfall Retrieval Algorithm for Attenuating Spaceborne Radars. J. Appl. Meteor., 41, 272-285 [Download].
L'Ecuyer, T. S. and G. L. Stephens, 2002: An Uncertainty Model for Bayesian Monte Carlo Retrieval Algorithms: Application to the TRMM Observing System. Q. J. R. Meteorol. Soc., 128, 1713-1737 [Download].

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