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2015 Articles

Aburn, G., Jr., R. R. Dickerson, J. C. Hains, D. King, R. Salawitch, T. Canty, X. Ren, A. M. Thompson, and M. Woodman, Ground-level ozone: A path forward for the Eastern United States,  Environmental Manager, May 2015, 20-26.

AghaKouchak, A., A. Farahmand, F. S. Melton, J. Teixeira, M. C. Anderson, B. D. Wardlow, and C. R. Hain (2015), Remote sensing of drought: Progress, challenges and opportunities, Rev. Geophys., 53, 452–480, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/2014RG000456

Albright, E.A., E. Eisenhauer, M.A. Kenney, A.E. Kenney, 2015: When it Rains, it Pours: A Socio-environmental Approach to Understanding Coastal Flooding. National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center Teaching Case Study. https://www.sesync.org/when-it-rains-it-pours-a-socio-environmental-approach-to-understanding-coastal-flooding-2014-5

Allen, A. L., C. W. Brown, A. J. Lewitus, and P. A. Sandifer, 2015: The roles of emerging technology and modeling techniques in operational ecological forecasting at NOAA.  Mar. Technol. Soc. J., 49, 193-203, http://dx.doi.org/10.4031/MTSJ.49.2.18

Alsweiss, Suleiman O., Zorana Jelenak, Paul S. Chang, Jun Dong Park, and Patrick Meyers, 2015: Inter-calibration results of the Advanced Microwave Scanning Radiometer-2 over ocean,IEEE J. Sel. Top. Appl. Earth Obs. Remote Sens., 8, 4230–4238, doi: 10.1109/JSTARS.2014.2330980.

Anderson, M.C., Zolin, C., Hain, C.R., Semmens, K., Tugrul Yilmaz, M., and Gao, F., 2015: Comparison of satellite-derived LAI and precipitation anomalies over Brazil with a thermal infrared-based Evaporative Stress Index for 2003-2013, J. Hydrol.,526, 287–302, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jhydrol.2015.01.005

Bali, Manik, and Dan Collins, 2015: Contribution of phenology and soil moisture to atmospheric variability in ECHAM5/JSBACH model, Climate Dyn., 45, 2329–2336, DOI 10.1007/s00382-015-2473-9

Beaulieu, J. J., Golden, H. E., Knightes, C. D., Mayer, P. M., Kaushal, S. S. et al., 2015: Urban stream burial increases watershed-scale nitrate export, PLoS One 10, e0132256, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0132256

Berndt, E. B., B. T. Zavodsky, and M. J. Folmer, 2015: Development and Application of Atmospheric Infrared Sounder Ozone Retrieval Products for Operational Meteorology, IEEE Transaction on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 54, 958-967, doi:10.1109/TGRS.2015.2471259, http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpl/articleDetails.jsp?arnumber=7265047.

Blonski, Slawomir, and Changyong Cao, 2015: Suomi NPP VIIRS reflective solar bands calibration reprocessing, Remote Sens., 7, 16131-16149, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/rs71215823

Blonski, Slawomir, and Changyong Cao, 2015: VIIRS reflective solar bands calibration reprocessing , IGARSS Conference Proceedings, 2015, 3906–3909, # 978-1-4799-7929-5/15, doi: 10.1109/IGARSS.2015.7326678

Boyer, T., J. Antonov, J. Reagan, C. Schmid, and R. Locarnini, 2015: Subsurface Salinity [in "State of the Climate in 2014"], Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 96, S574-S576

Bréon, François-Marie, Eric Vermote, Emilie Fedele Murphy, and Belen Franch, 2015: Measuring the directional variations of land surface reflectance from MODIS, IEEE Trans. Geosci. Remote Sens., 53, 4638–4649, doi:10.1109/TGRS.2015.2405344

Canty, T. P., L. Hembeck, T. P. Vinciguerra, D. C. Anderson, D. L. Goldberg, S. F. Carpenter, D. J. Allen, C. P. Loughner, R. J. Salawitch, and R. R. Dickerson, 2015: Ozone and NOx chemistry in the eastern US: evaluation of CMAQ/CB05 with satellite (OMI) data, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 15, 10965–10982, doi:10.5194/acp-15-10965-2015, http://www.atmos-chem-phys.net/15/10965/2015/

Cao, Yunfeng , Shunlin Liang, and Xiaona Chen, 2015: Assessment of sea ice albedo radiative forcing and feedback over the Northern Hemisphere from 1982 to 2009 using satellite and reanalysis data, J. Climate, 28, 1248–1259, doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-14-00389.1

Carr, N., P.-E. Kirstetter, Y. Hong, J. J. Gourley, M. Schwaller, W. Petersen, Nai-Yu Wang, Ralph R. Ferraro, and Xianwu Xue, 2015: The Influence of Surface and Precipitation Characteristics on TRMM Microwave Imager Rainfall Retrieval Uncertainty. J. Hydrometeor, 16, 1596–1614, http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/JHM-D-14-0194.1

Chafik, Leon, J. Nilsson, Ø. Skagseth, and P. Lundberg, 2015: On the flow of Atlantic water and temperature anomalies in the Nordic Seas toward the Arctic Ocean. J. Geophys. Res., 120, 7897–7918, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/2015JC011012

Chai, Tianfeng, Roland Draxler, and Ariel Stein, 2015: Source term estimation using air concentration measurements and a Lagrangian dispersion model – Experiments with pseudo and real cesium-137 observations from the Fukushima nuclear accident, Atmos. Environ., 106, 241–251, doi:10.1016/j.atmosenv.2015.01.070

Chen, W., D Tong, S. Zhang, M. Dan, X. Zhang, and H. Zhao, 2015: Temporal variability of atmospheric particulate matter and chemical composition during a growing season at an agricultural site in northeastern China, J. Environ. Sci., 38, 133-141

Chen, Xiaona, Shunlin Liang, Yunfeng Cao, Tao He and Dongdong Wang, 2015: Observed contrast changes in snow cover phenology in northern middle and high latitudes from 2001–2014, Sci. Rep., 5, 16820, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/srep16820

Chen, Yong, Yong Han, Denis Tremblay, Likun Wang, Xin Jin, and Fuzhong Weng, 2015: CrIS Full Resolution Processing and Validation System for JPSS, 19th International TOVS Study Conference (Jeju Island, South Korea, 26-31 Mar. 2015) , https://cimss.ssec.wisc.edu/itwg/itsc/itsc19/program/papers/1p_06_chen.pdf

Chen, Yong, Fuzhong Weng, and Yong Han, 2015: SI traceable algorithm for characterizing hyperspectral infrared sounder CrIS noise, Appl. Opt. 54, 7889-7894, doi:10.1364/AO.54.007889

Choi, Taeyoung, Xi Shao, Changyong Cao and Fuzhong Weng, 2015: Radiometric stability monitoring of the Suomi NPP Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) reflective solar bands using the moon, Remote Sens., 8, 15, doi:10.3390/rs8010015

Claverie, Martin, Eric F. Vermote, Belen Franch, and Jeffrey G. Masek, 2015: Evaluation of the Landsat-5 TM and Landsat-7 ETM+ surface reflectance products, Remote Sens. Environ., 169, 390–403, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.rse.2015.08.030

Claverie, Martin, Eric F. Vermote, Belen Franch, Tao He, Olivier Hagolle, Mohamed Kadiri and Jeffrey G. Masek, 2015: Evaluation of the medium spatial resolution BRDF-adjustment techniques using multi-angular SPOT4 (Take5) acquisitions, Remote Sens., 7, 12057-12075; doi:10.3390/rs70912057

Crow, W. T., F. Lei, C. Hain, M. C. Anderson, R. L. Scott, D. Billesbach, and T. Arkebauer, 2015: Robust estimates of soil moisture and latent heat flux coupling strength obtained from triple collocation, Geophys. Res. Lett., 42, 8415–8423, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/2015GL065929

Ding, P., M. D. Gerst, G. Bang and M. E. Borsuk, 2015: An application of automated mediation to international climate treaty negotiation, Group Decis. Negot. 24, 885–903, doi:10.1007/s10726-014-9419-1

Duan, S., and S. S. Kaushal, 2015: Salinization alters fluxes of bioreactive elements from stream ecosystems across land use, Biogeosciences, 12, 7331–7347, http://www.biogeosciences.net/12/7331/2015/

Farrell, S. L., K. M. Brunt, J. M. Ruth, J. M. Kuhn, L. N. Connor and K. M. Walsh, 2015: Sea ice freeboard retrieval using digital photon-counting laser altimetry, Ann. Glaciol., 56, 167–174, doi:10.3189/2015AoG69A686

Ferraro, Ralph, James Beauchamp, Daniel Cecil and Gerald Heymsfield , 2015:  A Prototype Hail Detection Algorithm and Hail Climatology Developed with the Advanced Microwave Sounding Unit (AMSU)  Atmos. Res., 163, 24035, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.atmosres.2014.08.010

Folmer, Michael J., Mark DeMaria, Ralph Ferraro, John Beven, Michael Brennan, Jaime Daniels, Robert Kuligowski, Huan Meng, Scott Rudlosky, Limin Zhao, John Knaff, Sheldon Kusselson, Steven D. Miller, Timothy J. Schmit, Chris Velden, and Brad Zavodsky, 2015: Use of satellite tools to monitor and predict Superstorm Sandy 2012: Current and emerging products.   Atmos. Res., 166, 165-181, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.atmosres.2015.06.005

Franch, B., E.F. Vermote, I. Becker-Reshef, M. Claverie, J. Huang, J. Zhang, C. Justice and J.A. Sobrino, 2015: Improving the timeliness of winter wheat production forecast in the United States of America, Ukraine and China using MODIS data and NCAR Growing Degree Day information, Remote Sens. Environ., 161, 131–148, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.rse.2015.02.014

Glenn, E., D. Comarazamy, J. E. González, and T. Smith, 2015: Detection of recent regional sea surface temperature warming in the Caribbean and surrounding region, Geophys. Res. Lett., 42, 6785–6792, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/2015GL065002

Grodsky, S. A., B. K. Johnson, J. A. Carton, and F. O. Bryan, 2015: Interannual Caribbean salinity in satellite data and model simulations, J. Geophys. Res. Oceans, 120, 1375–1387, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/2014JC010625

Gu, Goujun, and Robert F. Adler, 2015: Spatial patterns of global precipitation change and variability during 1901–2010, J. Climate, 28, 4431–4453, doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-14-00201.1

Hain, C. R., M. C. Anderson, W. T. Crow, and M. T. Yilmaz, 2015: Diagnosing neglected soil moisture source–sink processes via a thermal infrared–based two-source energy balance model, J. Hydrometeor., 16, 1070–1086, doi:10.1175/JHM-D-14-0017.1

Han, Yong, Lewence Suwinski, David Tobin, and Yong Chen, 2015: Effect of self-apodization correction on Cross-track Infrared Sounder radiance noise, Appl. Opt., 54, 10114-10122, http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.54.010114

He, Tao, Shunlin Liang, Dongdong Wang, Qinqing Shi and Michael L. Goulden, 2015: Estimation of high-resolution land surface net shortwave radiation from AVIRIS data: Algorithm development and preliminary results, Remote Sens. Environ., 167, 20–30, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.rse.2015.03.021

Huang, Boyin, Viva F. Banzon, Eric Freeman, Jay Lawrimore, Wei Liu, Thomas C. Peterson, Thomas M. Smith, Peter W. Thorne, Scott D. Woodruff, and Huai-Min Zhang, 2015: Extended Reconstructed Sea Surface Temperature Version 4 (ERSST.v4). Part I: Upgrades and Intercomparisons. J. Climate, 28, 911–930, http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/JCLI-D-14-00006.1

Huang, Jingfeng, Jianping Guo, Fu Wang, Zhaoyan Liu, Myeong-Jae Jeong, Hongbin Yu, Zhibo Zhang, 2015: CALIPSO inferred most probable heights of global dust and smoke layers, J. Geophys. Res.: Atmos., 120, 5085–5100, doi:10.1002/2014JD022898

Huang, M., K. W. Bowman, G. R. Carmichael, M. Lee, T. Chai, S. N. Spak, D. K. Henze, A. S. Darmenov, and A. M. da Silva (2015), Improved western U.S. background ozone estimates via constraining nonlocal and local source contributions using Aura TES and OMI observations, J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 120, 3572–3592, doi:10.1002/2014JD022993

Huang, M., D. Tong, P. Lee, L. Pan, Y. Tang, I. Stajner, R. B. Pierce, J. McQueen, and J. Wang, 2015: Toward enhanced capability for detecting and predicting dust events in the western United States: the Arizona case study, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 15, 12595–12610, doi:10.5194/acp-15-12595-2015, http://www.atmos-chem-phys.net/15/12595/2015/

Janetos, Anthony C., and Melissa Kenney, 2015: Developing better indicators to track climate impacts, Front. Ecol. Environ., 13, 403, http://dx.doi.org/10.1890/1540-9295-13.8.403

Jiang, L.-Q., R. A. Feely, B. R. Carter, D. J. Greeley, D. K. Gledhill, K. M. Arzayus, 2015: Climatological distribution of aragonite saturation state in the global oceans, Global Biogeochem. Cycles, 29, 1656–1673, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/2015GB005198

Jiang, L.-Q., S. A. O’Connor, K. M. Arzayus, A. Kozyr and A. R. Parsons, 2015: A metadata template for ocean acidification data, Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 7, 117-125, doi:10.5194/essd-7-117-2015

Karnauskas, Kristopher B., Stephanie Jenouvrier, Christopher W. Brown, and Raghu Murtugudde , 2015: Strong sea surface cooling in the eastern equatorial Pacific and implications for Galápagos Penguin conservation, Geophys. Res. Lett., 42, 6432–6437, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/2015GL064456

Kaushal, Sujay S., William H. McDowell, Wilfred M. Wollheim, Tamara A. Newcomer Johnson, Paul M. Mayer, Kenneth T. Belt and Michael J. Pennino, 2015: Urban evolution: The role of water, Water, 7, 4063-4087; doi:10.3390/w7084063

Kim, H. C., Lee, P., Ngan, F., Tang, Y., Yoo, H. L., andPan, L., 2015: Evaluation of modeled surface ozone biases as a function of cloud cover fraction. Geosci. Model Dev., 8, 2959–2965, doi:10.5194/gmd-8-2959-2015, http://www.geosci-model-dev.net/8/2959/2015/

Kleist, Daryl T., and Kayo Ide, 2015a: An OSSE-Based Evaluation of Hybrid Variational–Ensemble Data Assimilation for the NCEP GFS. Part I: System Description and 3D-Hybrid Results, Mon. Wea. Rev., 143, 433–451, doi:10.1175/MWR-D-13-00351.1

Kleist, Daryl T., and Kayo Ide, 2015b: An OSSE-Based Evaluation of Hybrid Variational–Ensemble Data Assimilation for the NCEP GFS. Part II: 4DEnVar and Hybrid Variants, Mon. Wea. Rev., 143, 452–470, doi:10.1175/MWR-D-13-00350.1

Kongoli, C., 2015: Optimal interpolation of in-situ and satellite passive microwave data for global snow depth estimation, Int. J. Ecosyst. Ecol. Sci., 5, 637-642, http://paper.researchbib.com/view/paper/53804

Kongoli, C. and S. Helfrich, 2015: A multi-source interactive analysis approach for Northern hemispheric snow depth estimation, Proceedings of the Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS), IEEE International, Milan, Italy, doi:10.1109/IGARSS.2015.7325878 

Kongoli C, S. Helfrich and R. Kuligowski, 2015: Satellite-based estimation of hydrologic components – Application to Snow and Precipitation, Int. J. Ecosyst. Ecol. Sci., 5, 261-268, http://paper.researchbib.com/view/paper/39497

Kongoli, C., H. Meng, J. Dong, and R. Ferraro, 2015: A snowfall detection algorithm over land utilizing high-frequency passive microwave measurements—Application to ATMS, J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 120, 1918–1932, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/2014JD022427

Koner, Prabhat K., Andrew R. Harrisand Eileen Maturi, 2015: A physical deterministic inverse method for operational satellite remote sensing: An application for sea surface temperature retrievals, IEEE Trans. Geosci. Remote Sens., 53, 5872–5888, doi:10.1109/TGRS.2015.2424219

Kummerow, Christian, David L. Randel; Mark Kulie; Nai-Yu Wang; Ralph Ferraro; S. Joseph Munchak; Veljko Petkovic, 2015: The Evolution of the Goddard Profiling Algorithm to a Fully Parametric Scheme. J. Atmos. Oceanic Technol., 32, 2265–2280, http://J.s.ametsoc.org/doi/abs/10.1175/JTECH-D-15-0039.1

Laviola, S., J. Dong, C. Kongoli, H. Meng, R. Ferraro, and V. Levizzani , 2015: An intercomparison of two passive microwave algorithms for snowfall detection over Europe, Proceedings of IEEE [IGARSS] (November 2015), 886–889, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/IGARSS.2015.7325907

L’Ecuyer, Tristan S., H. K. Beaudoing, M. Rodell, W.Olson, B. Lin, S. Kato, C. A. Clayson, E. Wood, J. Sheffield, R. Adler, G. Huffman, M. Bosilovich, G. Gu et. al., 2015: The Observed State of the Energy Budget in the Early Twenty-First Century, J. Climate, 28, 8319–8346, doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-14-00556.1

Lee, Yong-Keun, Cezar Kongoli and Jeffrey Key, 2015. An in-depth evaluation of NOAA’s snow heritage algorithms, J. Atmos. Oceanic Technol.32, 2319–2336, doi:10.1175/JTECH-D-15-0100.1

Li, Jing, Yuhan Rao, Qinglan Sun, Xiaoxu Wu, Jiao Jin, Yuhai Bi, Jin Chen, Fumin Lei, Qiyong Liu, Ziyuan Duan, Juncai Ma, George F. Gao, Di Liu and Wenjun Liu, 2015: Identification of climate factors related to human infection with avian influenza A H7N9 and H5N1 viruses in China, Sci. Rep., 5, 18094, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/srep18094

Li, J., H. B. Chen, Z. Q. Li, C. P. Wang, M. Cribb, and X. H. Fan: Low-level temperature inversions and their effect on aerosol condensation nuclei concentrations under different large-scale synoptic circulations. Adv. Atmos. Sci., 32(7), 898–908, doi: 10.1007/s00376-014-4150-z

Li, Junxia, Yan Yin, Peiren Li, Zhanqing Li, Runjun Li, Maureen Cribb, ZipengDong, Fang Zhang, Jin Li, Gang Ren, Lijun Jin and Yiyu Li, 2015: Aircraft measurements of the vertical distribution and activation property of aerosol particles over the Loess Plateau in China, Atmos. Res., 155, 73–86, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.atmosres.2014.12.004

Li, Xi, Rui Zhang, Chengquan Huang, and Deren Li, 2015: Detecting 2014 Northern Iraq Insurgency using night-time light imagery, Int. J. Remote Sens., 36, 3446-3458

Li, Yan, Maosheng Zhao, Safa Motesharrei, Qiaozhen Mu, Eugenia Kalnay and Shuangcheng Li, 2016: Local cooling and warming effects of forests based on satellite observations, Nat. Commun., 6, 6603, doi:10.1038/ncomms7603

Liu, J. J., Z.Q. Li, Y. F. Zheng, and M. Cribb, 2015: Cloud-base distribution and cirrus properties based on micropulse lidar measurements at a site in southeastern China. Adv. Atmos. Sci., 32, 991–1004, doi: 10.1007/s00376-014-4176-2

Liu, W., B. Huang, P.W. Thorne, V.F. Banzon, H.-M. Zhang, E. Freeman, J. Lawrimore, T.C. Peterson, T.M. Smith, and S.D. Woodruff, 2015: Extended reconstructed sea surface temperature version 4 (ERSST.v4): Part II.  Parametric and structural uncertainty estimation.  J. Clim., 28, 931-951, http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/JCLI-D-14-00007.1

Liu, Yuling, Yunyue Yu, Peng Yu, Frank M. Göttsche, and Isabel F. Trigo, 2015: Quality assessment of S-NPP VIIRS Land Surface Temperature Product. Remote Sens.7, 12215-12241, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/rs70912215                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              

Loughner, C. P., R. J. Salawitch, and R. R. Dickerson, 2015: Ozone and NOx chemistry in the eastern US: evaluation of CMAQ/CB05 with satellite (OMI) data, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 15, 10965–10982, doi:10.5194/acp-15-10965-2015, www.atmos-chem-phys.net/15/10965/2015/

Ma, Yuan, and Xiaolei Zou, 2015: Striping noise mitigation in ATMS brightness temperatures and its impact on cloud LWP retrievals, J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 120, 6634–6653, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/2015JD023162

Ma, Zaizhong, Lars Peter Riishøjgaard, Michiko Masutani, John S. Woollen and George D. Emmitt, 2015: J. Atmos. Oceanic Technol., 32, 478–495, doi:10.1175/JTECH-D-14-00057.1

Meng, Fei, Changyong Cao and Xi Shao, 2015: Spatio-temporal variability of Suomi-NPP VIIRS-derived aerosol optical thickness over China in 2013, Remote Sens. Environ., 163, 61–69, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.rse.2015.03.005

Meng, Huan, Ralph Ferraro , Cezar Kongoli, Banghua Yan, Bradley Zavodsky , Limin Zhao, Jun Dong , Nai‐Yu Wang, 2015:  Snowfall Rate Retrieval Using Passive Microwave Measurements and Its Applications in Weather Forecast and Hydrology, NASA Technical Reports, "NPP ATMS Snowfall Rate Product." http://ntrs.nasa.gov/search.jsp?R=20150002901

Meng, Ran, Feng R. Zhao, Kang Sun, Rui Zhang, Chengquan Huang, and Jianying Yang, 2015: Analysis of the “APEC Blue” in Beijing using more than one decade of satellite observations: Lessons learned from radical emission control measures. Remote Sens.7, 15224-15243

Meyers, P. C., and R. R. Ferraro, 2015: Accounting for surface ice and snow in the Goddard Profiling algorithm rain rate retrievals, Proc. IEEE Int.l Geoscience and Remote Sens. Symp. 2015, Milan, IT,Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2619-2621, doi: 10.1109/IGARSS.2015.7326349

Meyers, P. C., and R. R. Ferraro: 2015: Precipitation from the Advanced Microwave Scanning Radiometer 2. J. of Sel. Top. Earth Obs. Remote Sens., 99, 1-8, doi: 10.1109/JSTARS.2015.2513666, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/JSTARS.2015.2513666

Meyers, Patrick, Ralph Ferraro, and Nai-Yu Wang, 2015: Updated screening procedures for GPROF2010 over land and utilization for AMSR-E, J. Atmos. Oceanic Technol., 32, 1015–1028, DOI: 10.1175/JTECH-D-14-00149.1

Moradi, I., Ferraro, R., Soden, B., Eriksson, P., Arkin, P., 2015:  Retrieving layer averaged tropospheric humidity from Advanced Technology Microwave Sounder (ATMS) water vapor channels, IEEE Trans. Geosci. Remote Sens., 54, 6675–6688, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TGRS.2015.2445832

Moradi, Isaac, Ralph Ferraro, Patrick Eriksson, and Fuzhong Weng, 2015: Inter-calibration and validation of observations from ATMS and SAPHIR microwave sounders, IEEE Trans. Geosci. Remote Sens., 53, 5915–5925, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TGRS.2015.2427165

Ngan, Fong, Mark Cohen, Winston Luke, Xinrong Ren and Roland Draxler, 2015: Meteorological modeling using the WRF-ARW Model for Grand Bay Intensive Studies of Atmospheric Mercury, Atmosphere, 6, 209-233, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/atmos6030209

Ngan, F., A. Stein and R. R. Draxler, 2015: Inline coupling of WRF-HYSPLIT: model development and evaluation using tracer experiments, J. Appl. Meteor. Climatol., 54, 1162-1176

Nowlan, C. R., X. Liu, J. Leitch, K. Chance, G. González Abad, C. Liu, P. Zoogman, J. Cole, T. Delker, W. Good, F. Murcray, L. Ruppert, D. Soo, M. B. Follette-Cook, S. Janz, M. Kowalewski, C. Loughner, K. Pickering, J. Herman, M. Beaver, R. Long, J. Szykman, L. Judd, X. Ren, W. Luke, P. Kelly, and J. Al-Saadi, 2015: Nitrogen dioxide observations from the Geostationary Trace gas and Aerosol Sensor Optimization airborne instrument: Retrieval algorithm and measurements during DISCOVER-AQ Texas 2013, Atmos. Meas. Tech. Discuss., 8, 13099–13155, doi:10.5194/amtd-8-13099-2015.

Niu, X., and R. T. Pinker, 2015: An improved methodology for deriving high-resolution surface shortwave radiative fluxes from MODIS in the Arctic region, J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 120, 2382–2393, doi:10.1002/2014JD022151

Oliva, Patricia, and Wilfrid Schroeder, 2016: Assessment of VIIRS 375mactive fire detection product for direct burned area mapping, Remote Sens. Environ., 160, 144–155, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.rse.2015.01.010

Otkin, Jason A., Martha C. Anderson, Christopher Hain, and Mark Svoboda, 2015: Using Temporal Changes in Drought Indices to Generate Probabilistic Drought Intensification Forecasts,  J. Hydrometeor, 16, 88–105, http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/JHM-D-14-0064.1     

Otkin, Jason A., Mark Shafer, Mark Svoboda, Brian Wardlow, Martha C. Anderson, Christopher Hain, and Jeffrey Basara, 2015: Facilitating the Use of Drought Early Warning Information through Interactions with Agricultural Stakeholders. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 96, 1073–1078, http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/BAMS-D-14-00219.1

Pan, Chunhui, and Larry Flynn, 2015: Solar observation of Ozone Mapping and Profiler Suite nadir system during the first three years of on-orbit operation, J. Appl. Remote Sens., 9, 094095, http://dx.doi.org/10.1117/1.JRS.9.094095

Pausata, F. S., Leon Chafik, R. Caballero, and D. S. Battisti, 2015: Impacts of high-latitude volcanic eruptions on ENSO and AMOC. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U. S. A., 112, 13784–13788, http://www.pnas.org/cgi/doi/10.1073/pnas.1509153112

Penny, Stephen G., David W. Behringer, James A. Carton and Eugenia Kalnay, 2015: A Hybrid Global Ocean Data Assimilation System at NCEP, Mon. Wea. Rev., 143, 4660–4677, doi:10.1175/MWR-D-14-00376.1

Pusede, Sally E., Trevor C. VandenBoer, Jennifer G. Murphy, Milos Z. Markovic, Cora J. Young, Patrick R. Veres, James M. Roberts, Rebecca A. Washenfelder, Steven S. Brown, Xinrong Ren, Catalina Tsai, Jochen Stutz, William H. Brune, Eleanor C. Browne, Paul J. Wooldridge, Ashley R. Graham, Robin Weber, Allen H. Goldstein, Sebastien Dusanter, Stephen M. Griffith, Philip S. Stevens, Barry L. Lefer, and Ronald C. Cohen, 2015: An atmospheric constraint on the NO2 dependence of daytime near-surface nitrous acid (HONO), Environ. Sci. Technol., 49, 12774−12781, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acs.est.5b02511

Qu, Ying, Shunlin Liang, Qiang Liu, Tao He, Suhong Liu and Xiaowen Li, 2015: Mapping Surface Broadband Albedo from Satellite Observations: A Review of Literatures on Algorithms and Products, Remote Sens., 7, 990-1020, doi:10.3390/rs70100990

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