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2016 Articles

Albrecht, Rachel I., Steven J. Goodman, Dennis E. Buechler, Richard J. Blakeslee, and Hugh J. Christian, 2016: Where are the lightning hotspots on earth?, Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 97(11), 2051–2068, http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/BAMS-D-14-00193.1[Cover]

Anderson, Daniel C., Julie M. Nicely, Ross J. Salawitch, Timothy P. Canty, Russell R. Dickerson, et al, 2016: A pervasive role for biomass burning in tropical high ozone/low water structures, Nat. Commun., 7, 10267, doi: 10.1038/ncomms10267

Anderson, Martha C., Cornelio A. Zolin, Paulo C. Sentelhas, Christopher R. Hain, Kathryn Semmens, M. Tugrul Yilmaz, Feng Gao, Jason A. Otkin and Robert Tetrault, 2016: The Evaporative Stress Index as an indicator of agricultural drought in Brazil: An assessment based on crop yield impacts, Remote Sens. Environ., 174, 82–99, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.rse.2015.11.034

Artz, Richard, Pius Lee, Rick Saylor, Ariel Stein & Daniel Tong, 2016: Introduction to a Special Issue of JA&WMA on NOAA’s 7th International Workshop on Air Quality Forecasting Research (IWAQFR), Journal of Air and Waste Management Association, 66, 815-818, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10962247.2016.1216978

Baker-Yeboah, S., K. Arzayus, K. S. Casey, and M. B. Jones: National Centers for Environmental Information Arctic Data Integration with the NSF Arctic Data Center. 2016 Arctic Research Consortium of the United States, Fall Issue 6, https://www.arcus.org/witness-the-arctic/2016/3/article/26070

Bali, M., Mittaz, J. P., Maturi, E., and Goldberg, M. D., 2016: Comparisons of IASI-A and AATSR measurements of top-of-atmosphere radiance over an extended period, Atmos. Meas. Tech., 9, 3325-3336, http://dx.doi.org/10.5194/amt-9-3325-2016

Bali, M., J. P. Mittaz, and M. D. Goldberg, 2016: How good are GSICS References, IASI-A and AIRS?, GSICS Q., 10(2) http://dx.doi.org/10.7289/V5GT5K7S

Bali, M., 2016: Jason-3 and Sentinel-3A launched, GSICS Q., 9(4), 15 http://dx.doi.org/10.7289/V5ZC80W8

Banzon, Viva, Thomas M. Smith, Toshio Mike Chin, Chunying Liu, and William Hankins, 2016: A long-term record of blended satellite and in situ sea-surface temperature for climate monitoring, modeling and environmental studies, Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 8, 165–176, http://dx.doi.org/10.5194/essd-8-165-2016

Barth, M. C., …Xinrong Ren et al., 2016: Convective transport and scavenging of peroxides by thunderstorms observed over the central U.S. during DC3, J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 121, 4272–4295, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/2015JD024570

Battye, William H., Casey D. Bray, Viney P. Aneja, Daniel Tong, Pius Lee and Youhua Tang, 2016: Evaluating ammonia (NH3) predictions in the NOAA National Air Quality Forecast Capability (NAQFC) using in situ aircraft, ground-level, and satellite measurements from the DISCOVER-AQ Colorado campaign, Atmos. Environ., 140, 342–351, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.atmosenv.2016.06.021

Behrangi, A., …Robert Adler…, et al. 2016), Status of high-latitude precipitation estimates from observations and reanalyses, J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 121, 4468– 4486, doi:10.1002/2015JD024546

Berndt, Emily B., Bradley T. Zavodsky, and Michael J. Folmer, 2016: Development and application of atmospheric infrared sounder ozone retrieval products for operational meteorology, IEEE Trans. Geosci. Remote Sens., 54, 958–967, doi:10.1109/TGRS.2015.2471259

Boori, Mukesh Singh, Ralph R. Ferraro, Komal Choudhary and Alexander Kupriyanov, 2016: Use of AMSR-E microwave satellite data for land surface characteristics and snow cover variation, Data Brief, 9, 1077-1089, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dib.2016.11.006

Boukabara, S., I. Moradi, R. Atlas, S. Casey, L. Cucurull, R. Hoffman,  K. Ide, V. Kumar, R. Li, Z. Li, M. Matsutani, N. Shahroudi, J. Woollen and Y. Zhou, 2017: Community Global Observing System Simulation Experiment (OSSE) Package : CGOP. Part I: Description and Usage, J. Atmos. Oceanic Technol., 33, 1759–1777, http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/JTECH-D-16-0012.1

Boukabara, S., T. Zhu, H. Tolman, S. Lord, S. Goodman, R. Atlas, M. Goldberg, T. Auligne, B. Pierce, L. Cucurull, M. Zupanski, M. Zhang, I. Moradi, J. Otkin, D. Santek, B. Hoover, Z. Pu, X. Zhan, C. Hain, E. Kalnay, D. Hotta, S. Nolin, E. Bayler, et al., (2016), S4: An O2R/R2O Infrastructure for Optimizing Satellite Data Utilization in NOAA Numerical Modeling Systems: A Step Toward Bridging the Gap between Research and Operations,  Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 97(12), 2359–2378, http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/BAMS-D-14-00188.1

Brune, W. H., B. C. Baier, J. Thomas, X. Ren, R. C. Cohen,  S. E. Pusede, E. Browne, A.H. Goldstein, D. R. Gentner,  F. N. Keutsch, J. Thornton, S. Harrold, F. Lopez-Hilfiker, P. O. Wennberg, 2016: Ozone production chemistry in the presence of urban plumes, Faraday Discuss., 189, 169–189, doi:10.1039/C5FD00204D

Cao, Yunfeng, Shunlin Liang, Tao He, and Xiaona Chen, 2016: Evaluation of Four Reanalysis Surface Albedo Data Sets in Arctic Using a Satellite Product, IEEE Geosci. Remote Sens. Lett., 13, 384–388, doi:10.1109/LGRS.2016.2515159

Chafik, Leon, S. Hakkinen, M. H. England, J. A. Carton, S. Nigam, A. Ruiz-Barradas, A.Hannachi, and L. Miller (2016), Global linkages originating from decadal oceanic variability in the subpolar North Atlantic, Geophys. Res. Lett., 43, 10,909–10,919, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/2016GL071134

Chang, C.-Y., E. Faust, X. Hou, P. Lee, H. C. Kim, B. C. Hedquist, and K.-J. Liao, 2016: Investigating Ambient Ozone Formation Regimes in Neighboring Cities of Shale Plays in Northeast United States using Photochemical Modeling and Satellite Retrievals, Atmos. Env., 142, 152-170 , doi:10.1016/j.atmosenv.2016.06.058

Chen, Jin, Yuhan Rao, Miaogen Shen, Cong Wang, Yuan Zhou, Lei Ma, Yanhong Tang, and Xi Yang, 2016: A simple method for detecting phenological change from time series of vegetation index, IEEE Trans. Geosci. Remote Sens., 54, 3436–3449, doi: 10.1109/TGRS.2016.2518167

Tianmeng Chen, Jianping Guo,  Zhanqing Li, Chuanfeng Zhao, Huan Liu, Maureen Cribb, Fu Wang and Jing He, 2016: A CloudSat perspective on the cloud climatology and its association with aerosol perturbations in the vertical over eastern China, J. Atmos. Sci., 73, 3599–3616, http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/JAS-D-15-0309.1    

Chen, Xiaona, Shunlin Liang, Yunfeng Cao and Tao He, 2016: Distribution, attribution, and radiative forcing of snow cover changes over China from 1982 to 2013, Clim. Change, 137, 363–377, doi:10.1007/s10584-016-1688-z

Choi, T., Shao, X., Cao, C. and Weng, F., 2016: Radiometric stability monitoring of the Suomi NPP Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) reflective solar bands using the moon, Remote Sens, 8, 15

​​Claverie, Martin, Jessica L. Matthews, Eric F. Vermote, and Christopher O. Justice, 2016: A 30+ Year AVHRR LAI and FAPAR Climate Data Record: Algorithm description and validation, Remote Sens., 8, 263; doi:10.3390/rs8030263

Cohen, Mark D., Roland R. Draxler, Richard S. Artz, Pierrette Blanchard, Mae Sexauer Gustin, Young-Ji Han, Thomas M. Holsen, Daniel A. Jaffe, Paul Kelley, Hang Lei, Christopher P. Loughner, Winston T. Luke, Seth N. Lyman, David Niemi...Xinrong Ren et al., 2016: Modeling the global atmospheric transport and deposition of mercury to the Great Lakes, Elementa Sci. Anthropocene, 4, 000118, http://dx.doi.org/10.12952/journal.elementa.000118

Crawford, A. M., B. J. Stunder, F. Ngan and M. J. Pavolonis, 2016: Initializing HYSPLIT with satellite observations of volcanic ash: A case study of the 2008 Kasatochi eruption. J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 121, 10786-10803, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/2016JD024779

Datla, R., Shao, X., Cao, C., and Wu, X., 2016: Comparison of the calibration algorithms and SI traceability of MODIS, VIIRS, GOES, and GOES-R ABI sensors. Remote Sens., 8, 126

Dong, Xinyi, Joshua S. Fu, Kan Huang, Daniel Tong, and Guoshun Zhuang, 2016: Model development of dust emission and heterogeneous chemistry within the Community Multiscale Air Quality modeling system and its application over East Asia, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 16, 8157–8180, http://www.atmos-chem-phys.net/16/8157/2016/

Eslinger, Paul, Ted W. Bowyer, Pascal Achim, Tianfeng Chai,…Fantine Nganet. al., 2016: International challenge to predict the impact of radioxenon releases from medical isotope production on a comprehensive nuclear test ban treaty sampling station, J. Environ. Radioact., 157, 41–51, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jenvrad.2016.03.001

Fang, Li, Christopher R. Hain, Xiwu Zhan and Martha C. Anderson, 2016: An inter-comparison of soil moisture data products from satellite remote sensing and a land surface model, Int. J. Appl. Earth Obs. Geoinf., 48, 37–50, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jag.2015.10.006

Ferraro, Ralph, 2016: GSICS Microwave subgroup updates, GSICS Q., 9(4), 11–13, http://dx.doi.org/10.7289/V5ZC80W8

Folmer, M.J., R.W. Pasken, S. Chiao, J. Dunion, and J. Halverson, 2016: Modeling studies on the formation of Hurricane Helene: The impact of GPS dropwindsondes from the NAMMA 2006 field campaign. Meteorol. Atmos. Phys., 128, 733–750, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00703-016-0452-2

Free, Melissa, Bomin Sun and Hye Lim Yoo, 2016: Comparison between total cloud cover in four reanalysis products and cloud measured by visual observations at U.S. weather stations, J. Clim., 29, 2015–2021,  http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/JCLI-D-15-0637.1

Giglio, L., Schroeder, W., and Justice, C.O., 2016: The collection 6 MODIS active fire detection algorithm and fire products. Remote Sens. Environ., 178, 31-41.

Goldberg, Daniel L., Timothy P. Vinciguerra, Daniel C. Anderson, Linda Hembeck, Timothy P. Canty, Sheryl H. Ehrman, Douglas K. Martins, Ryan M. Stauffer, Anne M. Thompson, Ross J. Salawitch and Russell R. Dickerson, 2016: CAMx ozone source attribution in the eastern United States using guidance from observations during DISCOVER-AQ Maryland, Geophys. Res. Lett., 43, 2249–2258, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/2015GL067332

Guo, Jianping, Huan Liu, Fu Wang, Jingfeng Huang, Feng Xia, Mengyun Lou, Yerong Wu, Jonathan H. Jiang, Tao Xie, Yangzong Zhaxi and Yuk L. Yung, 2016: Three-dimensional structure of aerosol in China: A perspective from multi-satellite observations, Atmos. Res., 178–179, 580–589, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.atmosres.2016.05.010

Haas, C., S. Baker, J. Beckers, S. L. Farrell, J. Gaudelli, S. Hendricks, J. King, R. Ricker, G. Spreen (2016), CryoSat Sea Ice Product Validation using CryoVex and IceBridge campaign data, European Space Agency CryoVal – Sea Ice Technical Note 3: Assessment of Different Sources of Uncertainty, CVSI-TN-WP3-3001, Issue 1.1. [Non peer-reviewed]

He, Hao, Konstantin Y. Vinnikov, Can Li, Nickolay A. Krotkov, Andrew R. Jongeward, Zhanqing Li, Jeffrey W. Stehr, Jennifer C. Hains, and Russell R. Dickerson, 2016: Response of SO2 and particulate air pollution to local and regional emission controls: A case study in Maryland, Earth's Future, 4, 94–109, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/2015EF000330

Hobbins, Michael T., Andrew Wood, Daniel J. Mcevoy, Justin l. Huntington, Charles Morton, Martha Anderson and Christopher Hain, 2016: The Evaporative Demand Drought Index. Part I: Linking drought evolution to variations in evaporative demand, J. Hydrometeor., 17, 1745–1761, doi:10.1175/JHM-D-15-0121.1

Holmes, Thomas R. H., Christopher R. Hain, Martha C. Anderson and Wade T. Crow, 2016: Cloud tolerance of remote-sensing technologies to measure land surface temperature, Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 20, 3263–3275, doi:10.5194/hess-20-3263-2016, www.hydrol-earth-syst-sci.net/20/3263/2016/

Huang, B., P. Thorne, T. Smith, W. Liu, J. Lawrimore, V. Banzon, H. Zhang, T. Peterson, and M. Menne, 2016: Further Exploring and Quantifying Uncertainties for Extended Reconstructed Sea Surface Temperature (ERSST) Version 4 (v4), J. Climate29, 3119–3142, http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/JCLI-D-15-0430.1

Huang, Jingfeng,  Shobha Kondragunta, Istvan Laszlo, Hongqing Liu, Lorraine A. Remer, Hai Zhang, Stephen Superczynski, Pubu Ciren, Brent N. Holben and Maksym Petrenko, 2016: Validation and expected error estimation of Suomi-NPP VIIRS aerosol optical thickness and Ångström exponent with AERONET, J. Geophys. Res.: Atmos., 121, 7139–7160, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/2016JD024834

Huang J, J. McQueen, J. Wilczak, I. Djalalova, I. Stajner, P. Shafran,  D.  Allured, P. Lee, L. Pan, D. Tong, HC Huang, 2016: Improving NOAA NAQFC PM2.5 predictions with a bias correction approach, Wea. Forecasting, 32, 407–421, http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/WAF-D-16-0118.1

Huang, Min, Pius Lee, Richard McNider, James Crawford, Eric Buzay, John Barrick, Yuling Liu and Praveena Krishnan, 2016: Temporal and spatial variability of daytime land surface temperature in Houston: Comparing DISCOVER-AQ aircraft observations with the WRF model and satellites, J. Geophys. Res.: Atmos., 121, 185–195, doi:10.1002/2015JD023996, http://agupubs.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/agu/issue/10.1002/jgrd.v121.1/

Jiang, L-Q., K. M. Arzayus, J.-P. Gattuso, H. Garcia, C. Chandler, A. Kozyr, Y. Yang, R. Thomas, B. Beck, and T. Spears, 2016: How to document ocean acidification data, Limnol. Oceanogr.: e-Lectures, doi:10.1002/loe2.10004

Jiang, Mengjiao, Zhanqing Li, Bingcheng Wan, and Maureen Cribb, 2016: Impact of aerosols on precipitation from deep convective clouds in eastern China, J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 121, 9607–9620, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/2015JD024246

Jing, X., Shao, X., Cao, C., Fu, X., and Yan, L., 2016: Comparison between the Suomi-NPP Day-Night Band and DMSP-OLS for correlating socio-economic variables at the provincial level in China. Remote Sens., 8, 17

Johnson, Benjamin K., Frank O. Bryan, Semyon A. Grodsky and James A. Carton, 2016: Climatological annual cycle of the salinity budgets of the subtropical maxima, J. Phys. Oceanogr., 46, 2981–2994, https://doi.org/10.1175/JPO-D-15-0202.1

Johnson, Tamara A. Newcomer, Sujay S. Kaushal, Paul M. Mayer, Rose M. Smith and Gwen M. Sivirichi, 2016: Nutrient retention in restored streams and rivers: A global review and synthesis, Water, 8, 116, doi:10.3390/w8040116

Kenney, M.A., J.S. Dukes, K.R. Lips, J.J. Hellmann, 2016: Engagement 2.0: Increasing our
collective impact, Front. Ecol. Environ., 14(8): 403, doi:10.1002/fee.1416

Kenney, Melissa A., Anthony C. Janetos and Glynis C. Lough, 2016: Building an integrated U.S. National Climate Indicators System, Clim. Change, 135, 85–96, doi:10.1007/s10584-016-1609-1

Kim, B.-U., O. Kim, H. Kim, and S. Kim, 2016: Influence of fossil-fuel power plant emissions on the surface PM2.5 in the Seoul Capital Area, South Korea, J. of Air & Waste Manage. Assoc., 66:9, 863-873, DOI:10.1080/10962247.2016.1175392

Kim, H. C., P. Lee, L. Judd, L. Pan, and B. Lefer, 2016: OMI NO2 column densities over North American urban cities: the effect of satellite footprint resolution, Geosci. Model Dev., 9, 1111–1123, doi:10.5194/gmd-9-1111-2016, http://www.geosci-model-dev.net/9/1111/2016/

Koner, Prabhat K., and Andrew R. Harris, 2016: Improved quality of MODIS sea surface temperature retrieval and data coverage using physical deterministic methods, Remote Sens., 8, 454, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/rs8060454

Koner, Prabhat K., and Andrew R. Harris, 2016: Sea surface temperature retrieval from MODIS radiances using truncated total least squares with multiple channels and parameters, Remote Sens.,8, 725; http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/rs8090725

Koner, Prabhat K., Andrew R. Harris, and Prasanjit Dash, 2016: A deterministic method for profile retrievals from hyperspectral satellite measurements, IEEE Trans. Geosci. Remote Sens., 54, 5657-5670, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TGRS.2016.2565722

Koner, Prabhat K.,  Andrew R. Harris and Eileen Maturi, 2016: Hybrid cloud and error masking to improve the quality of deterministic satellite sea surface temperature retrieval and data coverage, Remote Sens. Environ., 174, 266–278, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.rse.2015.12.015

Kongoli, C., 2016: Large-scale snow depth elevation relationships of world’s major mountain regions, Int. J. Ecosyst. Ecol. Sci., 6(4), 653–658.

Kongoli, C. and S. Helfrich, 2016: Combining satellite, in-situ and climatology data for snow depth estimation over high-mountain regions,  Int. J. Ecosyst. Ecol. Sci., 6(4), 277-284.

Kumar, S., B. Zaitchik, C. Peters-Lidard, M. Rodell, R. Reichle, B. Li, M. Jasinski, D. Mocko, A. Getirana, G. De Lannoy, M. Cosh, C. Hain, M. Anderson, K. Arsenault, Y. Xia, and M. Ek,  2016: Assimilation of gridded GRACE terrestrial water storage estimates in the North American Land Data Assimilation System, J. Hydrometeor., 17, 1951-1972, http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/JHM-D-15-0157.1

Lee, Pius, Jeffery McQueen, Ivanka Stajner, Jianping Huang, Li Pan, Daniel Tong, Hyuncheol Kim, Youhua Tang, Shobha Kondragunta, Mark Ruminski, Sarah Lu, Eric Rogers, Rick Saylor, Perry Shafran, Ho-Chun Huang, Jerry Gorline, Sikchya Upadhayay, and Richard Artz (2017). NAQFC developmental forecast guidance for fine particulate matter (PM2.5), Wea. Forecasting, 32(1), 343–360, doi:10.1175/WAF-D-15-0163.1

Lei, Hang, Julian XL Wang, Daniel Q. Tong, and Pius Lee, 2016: Merged dust climatology in Phoenix, Arizona based on satellite and station data, Clim. Dyn., 47, 2785–2799, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00382-016-2997-7   

Li, Xiangshang, Y. Choi, B. Czader, H. Kim, B. Lefer, and S. Pan: The impact of observation nudging on simulated meteorology and ozone concentrations during DISCOVER-AQ 2013 Texas campaign, , Atmos. Chem. Phys., 16, 3127-3144, doi:10.5194/acp-16-3127-2016, http://www.atmos-chem-phys.net/16/3127/2016/

Lord, Stephen, George Gayno and Fanglin Yang, 2016: Analysis of an Observing System Experiment for the Joint Polar Satellite System, Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 97, 1409-1425, http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/BAMS-D-14-00207.1

Lu, Cheng-Hsuan, Arlindo da Silva, Jun Wang, Shrinivas Moorthi, Mian Chin, Peter Colarco, Youhua Tang, Partha Bhattacharjee, Shen-Po Chen, Hui-Ya Chuang, Hann-Ming Henry Juang, Jeff McQueen, and Mark Iridell, 2016: The implementation of NEMS GFS Aerosol Component (NGAC) Version 1.0 for global dust forecasting at NOAA/NCEP, Geosci. Model Dev., 9, 1905–1919, doi:10.5194/gmd-9-1905-2016, http://www.geosci-model-dev.net/9/1905/2016/

Lyman, Seth, Colleen Jones, Trevor O’Neil, Tanner Allen, Matthieu Miller, Mae Sexauer Gustin, Ashley M. Pierce, Winston Luke, Xinrong Ren, and Paul Kelley, Automated calibration of atmospheric oxidized mercury measurements, Environ. Sci. Technol., 50 (23), 12921–12927, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acs.est.6b04211

Ma, Y., Y. Diao, B. Zhang, W. Wang, X. Ren, D. Yang, M. Wang, X. Shi, and J. Zheng, 2016: Detection of formaldehyde emissions from an industrial zone in the Yangtze-River-Delta region of China using a proton transfer reaction ion-drift chemical ionization mass spectrometer, Atmos. Meas. Tech., 9, 6101-6116, doi: 10.5194/amt-9-6101-2016.

Maggioni, Viviana, Patrick Meyers, and Monique Robinson , 2016: A review of merged high resolution satellite precipitation product accuracy during the Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM) Era, J. Hydrometeor.: IPWG Special Collection 17, 1101–1117,  http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/JHM-D- 15-0190.1

Mallampalli, Varun Rao , Georgia Mavrommati , Jonathan Thompson , Matthew Duveneck , Spencer Meyer , Arika Ligmann-Zielinska , Caroline Gottschealk  Druschke , Kristen Hychka , Melissa A. Kenney , Kasper Kok , and Mark E. Borsuk, Methods for Translating Narrative Scenarios into Quantitative Assessments of Land Use Change, Environ. Modell. Software,82, 7-20, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.envsoft.2016.04.011

Mazzuca, G. M., X. Ren, C. P. Loughner, M. Estes, J. H. Crawford, K. E. Pickering, and R. R. Dickerson, Ozone production and its sensitivity to NOx and VOCs: results from the DISCOVER-AQ field experiment, Houston 2013, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 16, 14,463–14,474, doi: 10.5194/acp-16-14463-2016, 2016.

McCaskill, Claire, Lynn N. Shay, Jodi K. Brewster, and Patrick Meyers, 2016: Development and assessment of the systematically merged Pacific Ocean regional temperature and salinity (SPORTS) climatology for oceanic heat content estimations, J. Atmos. Oceanic Technol., 33,2259–2272,  http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/JTECH-D-15-0168.1

McEvoy, Daniel J., Justin L. Huntington, Michael T. Hobbins, Andrew Wood, Charles Morton, Martha Anderson and Christopher Hain, 2016: The Evaporative Demand Drought Index. Part II: CONUS-Wide Assessment against Common Drought Indicators, J. Hydrometeor., 17, 1763–1779, doi:10.1175/JHM-D-15-0122.1

Meng, F., J. Y. Xin, C. Y. Cao, X. Shao, B. Y. Shan & Q. F. Xiao, 2016: Seasonal variations in aerosol optical thickness over eastern China determined from VIIRS data and ground measurements, Int. J. Remote Sens., 37, 1868-1880, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/01431161.2016.1163750

Meyers, P. C., and R. R. Ferraro, 2016: Precipitation From the Advanced Microwave Scanning Radiometer 2, IEEE J. Sel. Top. Appl. Earth Obs. Remote Sens., 9, 2611–2618, doi:10.1109/JSTARS.2015.2513666

Meyers, P. C., L. K. Shay, J. K. Brewster, and B. Jaimes, 2016: Observed ocean thermal response to Hurricanes Gustav and Ike, J. Geophys. Res. Oceans, 121,162–179, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/2015JC010912

Mok, J., N. A. Krotkov, A. Arola, O. Torres, H. Jethva, M. Andrade, G. Labow, T. F. Eck, Z. Li, R. R. Dickerson, G. L. Stenchikov, S. Osipov, and X. Ren, 2016: Impacts of brown carbon from biomass burning on surface UV and ozone photochemistry in the Amazon Basin. Sci. Rep., 6, 36940, doi: 10.1038/srep36940

Moradi, Isaac, Philip Arkin, Ralph Ferraro, Patrick Eriksson and Eric Fetzer, 2016: Diurnal variation of tropospheric relative humidity in tropical region, Atmos. Chem. Phys. 16, 6913–6929,  doi:10.5194/acp-16-6913-2016, http://www.atmos-chem-phys.net/16/6913/2016/  

Motte, Erwan, Mehrez Zribi, Pascal Fanise, Alejandro Egido, et al., 2016: GLORI: A GNSS-R Dual Polarization Airborne Instrument for Land Surface Monitoring, Sensors, 16, 732, doi:10.3390/s16050732

Nault, B. A., C. Garland, P. J. Wooldridge, W. H. Brune, P. Campuzano-Jost, J. D. Crounse,  D. A. Day, J. Dibb, S. R. Hall, G. Huey, J. L. Jimenez, X. Liu, J. Mao, T. Mikoviny, J. Peischl, I. B. Pollack, X. Ren, T. B. Ryerson, E. Scheuer, K. Ullmann, P. O. Wennberg, A. Wisthaler, Li Zhang, and Ronald C. Cohen, 2016: Observational Constraints on the Oxidation of NOx in the Upper Troposphere, J. Phys. Chem. A, 120, 1468–1478, doi:10.1021/acs.jpca.5b07824

Nicely, J. M., …Timothy CantyRussell Dickerson et al. (2016), An observationally constrained evaluation of the oxidative capacity in the tropical western Pacific troposphere, J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 121, 7461–7488, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/2016JD025067

Nowlan, Caroline R., Xiong Liu, James W. Leitch, Kelly Chance, Gonzalo González Abad, Cheng Liu...Christopher P. Loughner...Paul Kelley...Xinrong Ren and Jassim A. Al-Saadi, 2016: Nitrogen dioxide observations from the Geostationary Trace gas and Aerosol Sensor Optimization (GeoTASO) airborne instrument: Retrieval algorithm and measurements during DISCOVER-AQ Texas 2013, Atmos. Meas. Tech., 9, 2647–2668,  doi:10.5194/amt-9-2647-2016, http://www.atmos-meas-tech.net/9/2647/2016/

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Peng, Jie, Zhanqing Li, Hua Zhang, Jianjun Liu, and Maureen Cribb, Systematic changes in cloud radiative forcing with aerosol loading for deep clouds in the tropics, J. Atmos. Sci., 73, 231–249, http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/JAS-D-15-0080.1

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