Publications

2009

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]
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]

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