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2018 Articles

Adler, Robert F., Mathew R. P. Sapiano, George J. Huffman, Jian-Jian Wang, Guojun Gu, David Bolvin, Long Chiu  Udo Schneider, Andreas Becker , Eric Nelkin, Pingping Xie, Ralph Ferraro and Dong-Bin Shin, 2018: The Global Precipitation Climatology Project (GPCP)Monthly Analysis (New Version 2.3) and a Review of 2017 Global Precipitation, Atmosphere,9, 138;

Allard, R. A., S. L. Farrell, D. A. Hebert, W. F. Johnston, L. Li, N. T. Kurtz, M. W. Phelps, P. G. Posey, R. Tilling, A. J. Wallcraft, 2018: Utilizing CryoSat-2 Ice Thickness to Initialize a Coupled Ice-Ocean Modeling System, Adv. Space Res., 62 (6), 1265–1280,   

Bang, Ho Quoc, Vu Hoang Ngoc Khue, Nguyen Thoai Tam, and Kristofer Lasko, 2018: Air pollution emission inventory and air quality modeling for Can Tho City, Mekong Delta, Vietnam, Air Qual., Atmos. Health, 11(1), 35–47,,

Berndt, Emily, and Michael Folmer, 2018: Utility of CrIS/ATMS profiles to diagnose extratropical transition, 2018: Results Phys., 8, 184–185,

Bian, Jinhu, Ainong Li, Chengquan Huang, Rui Zhang and Xiwu Zhan,A self-adaptive approach for producing clear-sky composites from VIIRS surface reflectance datasets, J. Photogramm. Remote Sens., 144, 189-201,

Blanchard-Wrigglesworth, E., Webster, M. A., Farrell, S. L., and Bitz, C. M., 2018: Reconstruction of snow on Arctic Sea Ice. J.Geophys. Res. Oceans, 123, 3588–3602,

Boukabara, S.,K. Ide, N. Shahroudi, Y. Zhou, T. Zhu, R. Li, L. Cucurull, R. Atlas, S. Casey, and R. Hoffman, 2018: Community Global Observing System Simulation Experiment (OSSE) Package: CGOP. Part II: Perfect Observations Simulation Validation. J. Atmos. Oceanic Technol., 35, 207–226,

Bray, Casey D., William Battye, Viney P. Aneja, Daniel Q. Tong, Pius Lee and Youhua Tang, 2018: Ammonia emissions from biomass burning in the continental United States, Atmos. Environ., 187, 50–61,

Chen, H., X. Zou andZ. Qin, 2018: Effects of diurnal adjustment on biases and trends derived from inter-sensor calibrated AMSU-A data. Front. Earth Sci., 12(1), 1-6,

Christian, Kenneth E., William H. Brune, Jingqiu Mao, and Xinrong Ren, 2018: Global sensitivity analysis of GEOS-Chem modeled ozone and hydrogen oxides during the INTEX campaigns, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 18, 2443–2460,

Das, Subrata Kumar, Siddarth Shankar Das, Korak Saha, U.V. Murali Krishna and K.K. Dani, 2018: Investigation of Kelvin-Helmholtz Instability in the boundary layer using Doppler lidar and radiosonde data, Atmos. Res., 202, 105–111,

Dietze, Michael C., Andrew Fox, Lindsay M. Beck-Johnson, Julio L. Betancourt, Mevin B. Hooten, Catherine S. Jarnevich, Timothy H. Keitt, Melissa A. Kenney et al., 2018: Iterative near-term ecological forecasting: Needs, opportunities, and challenges, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U. S. A.,115 (7), 1424–1432,

Donnelly, Alison, Lingling Liu, Xiaoyang Zhang and Astrid Wingler, 2018: Autumn leaf phenology: discrepancies between insituobservations and satellite data at urban and rural sites, Int. J. Remote Sens.,

Dorofy, Peter, Rouzbeh Nazari and Peter Romanov, 2018: Application of dynamic threshold in a lake ice detection algorithm,Amer. J. Remote Sens.6(2), 64-73,

Doxani, Georgia, Eric Vermote, et al., 2018: Atmospheric correction inter-comparison exercise, Remote Sens., 10, 352,

Duncan, Kyle,Sinead Farrell, L. N. Connor, J. Richter-Menge, J. K. Hutchings, and R. Dominguez, 2018: High-resolution airborne observations of sea-ice pressure ridge sail height, Ann. Glaciol., 59, 137–147,

Fan, Jiwen, Daniel Rosenfeld, Yuwei Zhang, Scott Giangrande, Zhanqing Li, Luiz Machado, Scot Martin, Yan Yang, Jian Wang, Paulo Artaxo, Henrique Barbosa, Ramon Braga, Jennifer Comstock, Zhe Feng, Wenhua Gao, Helber Gomes, Fan Mei, Christopher Pöhlker, Mira L. Pöhlker, Ulrich Pöschl, and Rodrigo de Souza, 2018: Substantial convection and precipitation enhancements by ultrafine aerosol particles, Science, 359, 411–418,

Fang, Li, Xiwu Zhan, Christopher R. Hain and Jicheng Liu, 2018: Impact of using near real-time green vegetation fraction in Noah Land Surface Model of NOAA NCEP on numerical weather predictions, Adv. Meteor., 2018, ID 9256396 (12 pgs.),

Fang, Li, Xiwu Zhan, Christopher R. Hain, Jifu Yin, Jicheng Liu and Mitchell A. Schull, 2018: An assessment of the impact of land thermal infrared observation on regional weather forecasts using two different data assimilation approaches,Remote Sens.2018, 10(4), 625;

Ferraro, Ralph,Brian R. Nelson, Tom Smith and Olivier P. Prat, 2018: The AMSU-based Hydrological Bundle Climate Data Record—Description and comparison with other data sets, Remote Sens., 10, 1640,

Ferraro, Ralph, Huan Meng, Brad Zavodsky, Sheldon Kusselson, Deirdre Kann, Brian Guyer, Aaron Jacobs, Sarah Perfater, Michael Folmer, Jun Dong, Cezar Kongoli, Banghua Yan, Nai-Yu Wang, and Limin Zhao, 2018: Snowfall rates from satellite data help weather forecasters, Eos, 99(8), 18-23,

Gao, Chao, Xuelei Zhang, Wenyong Wang, Aijun Xiu, Daniel Q. Tong and Weiwei Chen, 2018: Spatiotemporal Distribution of Satellite-Retrieved Ground-Level PM2.5 and Near Real-Time Daily Retrieval Algorithm Development in Sichuan Basin, China, Atmosphere, 9(2), 78;

Gardner, Wilford D., Alexey V. Mishonov and Mary Jo Richardson, 2018: Decadal comparisons of particulate matter in repeat transects in the Atlantic, Pacific, and Indian Ocean Basins. Geophys. Res. Lett., 45,277–286,

Gardner, Wilford D., Mary Jo Richardson and Alexey V. Mishonov, 2018: Global assessment of benthic nepheloid layers and linkage with upper ocean dynamics, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 482, 126–134,

Gardner, Wilford D., Mary Jo Richardson, Alexey V. Mishonov and Pierre Biscayec, 2018: Global comparison of benthic nepheloid layers based on 52 years of nephelometer and transmissometer measurements, Prog. Oceanogr., 168, 100–111,

Grodsky, Semyon A., Douglas Vandemark and Hui Feng, 2018: Assessing coastal SMAP surface salinity accuracy and its application to monitoring Gulf of Maine circulation dynamics, Remote Sens., 10(8), 1232;

Han, Yong, and Yong Chen, 2018: Calibration algorithm for Cross-Track Infrared Sounder full spectral resolution measurements, IEEE Trans. Geosci. Remote Sens., 56, 1008–1016,

He, Tao, Shunlin Liang, Dongdong Wang, Yunfeng Cao, Feng Gao, Yunyue Yu and Min Feng, 2018: Evaluating land surface albedo estimation from Landsat MSS, TM, ETM+, and OLI data based on the unified direct estimation approach, Remote Sens. Environ., 204, 181–196,

Hicks, Bruce B., William R. Pendergrass, Barry D. Baker, Rick D. Saylor, Debra L. O’Dell, Neal S. Eash and Jeffrey T. McQueen, 2018:  On the Relevance of ln(z0/z0T)= kB-1. Boundary-Layer Meteor., 167, 285–301,

Ju, Hyeji, Hyun Cheol Kim, Byeong-Uk Kim, Young Sung Ghim, Hye Jung Shin and Soontae Kim, 2018: Long-term trend analysis of key criteria air pollutants over air quality control regions in South Korea using observation data and air quality simulation , J. Korean Soc. Atmos. Environ., 34(1), 101–119,

Kim, Byeong-Uk,Hyun Cheol Kim and Soontae Kim, Review of particulate matter management in United States,J. Korean Soc. Atmos. Environ., 34(4), 588–609,

Kim, Hyun Cheol, Sang-Mi Lee, Tianfeng Chai, Fong Ngan, Li Pan and Pius Lee, 2018: A conservative downscaling of satellite-detected chemical compositions: NO2 column densities of OMI, GOME-2, and CMAQ, Remote Sens., 10, 1001;

Kongoli, Cezar, Huan Meng, Jun Dong andRalph Ferraro, 2018: A hybrid snowfall detection method from satellite passive microwave measurements and global forecast weather models, Quart. J. Roy. Meteor. Soc., 144 (Suppl. 1), 120–132,, in the Special Supplement on “Advances in Remote Sensing of Rainfall and Snowfall”.

Kumar, Arun, and Jieshun Zhu, 2018: Spatial variability in seasonal prediction skill of SSTs: Inherent predictability or forecast errors? J. Clim., 31, 613-621,

Lasko, Kristofer, Krishna Prasad Vadrevu, Vinh Tuan Tran and Christopher Justice, 2018: Mapping double and single crop paddy rice with Sentinel-1A at varying spatial scales and polarizations in Hanoi, Vietnam, IEEE J. Sel. Top. Appl. Earth Obs. Remote Sens., 11(2), 498–512,

Levizzani, V.,  C. Kidd, K. Aonashi, R. Bennartz, R. R. Ferraro, G. J. Huffman, R. Roca, F. J. Turki and N.-Y.Wang, 2018: The activities of the International Precipitation Working Group, Quart. J. Roy. Meteor. Soc.,,144 (Suppl. 1), 3–15, in the Special Supplement on “Advances in Remote Sensing of Rainfall and Snowfall”.  

Lien, Guo-Yuan, Daisuke Hotta, Eugenia Kalnay, Takemasa Miyoshi and Tse-Chun Chen, 2018: Accelerating assimilation development for new observing systems using EFSO, Nonlinear Processes Geophysics, 25, 129–143,

Lin, Lin, and Fuzhong Weng, 2018: Estimation of hurricane maximum wind speed using temperature anomaly derived from Advanced Technology Microwave Sounder (ATMS), IEEE Geosci. Remote Sens. Lett., 15, 639–643,

Liu, H., Y. Kuo, S. Sokolovskiy, Xiaolei Zou, Z. Zeng, L. Hsiao, and B. Ruston, 2018: A quality control procedure based on bending angle measurement uncertainty for radio occultation data assimilation in the tropical lower troposphere. J. Atmos. Oceanic Technol., 35, 2117–2131,

Lovino, Miguel A., Omar V. Müller, Ernesto H. Berbery and Gabriela V. Müller, 2018: Evaluation of CMIP5 retrospective simulations of temperature and precipitation in northeastern Argentina, Int. J. Climatol., 38, e1158–e1175,

Lukens, Katherine, Ernesto Hugo Berbery, and Kevin Hodges, 2018: The imprint of strong-storm tracks on winter weather in North America, J. Climate, 31, 2057–2074,

Maurer, Christian, Jonathan Baré, Jolanta Kusmierczyk-Michulec, Alice Crawford, Paul W. Eslinger, Petra Seibert, Blake Orr, Anne Philipp, Ole Ross, Sylvia Generoso, Pascal Achim, Michael Schoeppner, Alain Malo, Anders Ringbom, Olivier Saunier, Denis Quèlo, Anne Mathieu, Yuichi Kijima, Ariel Stein, Tianfeng Chai, Fong Ngan, Susan J. Leadbetter, Pieter De Meutter, Andy Delcloo, Rich Britton, Ashley Davies, Lee G. Glascoe, Donald D. Lucas, Matthew D. Simpson, Phil Vogt, Martin Kalinowski and Theodore W. Bowyer, 2018: International challenge to model the long-range transport of radioxenon released from medical isotope production to six Comprehensive Nuclear Test-Ban Treaty monitoring stations” J. Environ. Radioact., 192, 667–686,

McLagan, D. S., Mitchell, C. P. J., Steffen, A., Hung, H., Shin, C., Stupple, G. W., Olson, M. L., Luke, W. T., Kelley, Paul, Howard, D., Edwards, G. C., Nelson, P. F., Xiao, H., Sheu, G.-R., Dreyer, A., Huang, H., Abdul Hussain, B., Lei, Y. D., Tavshunsky, I., and Wania, F., 2018: Global evaluation and calibration of a passive air sampler for gaseous mercury, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 18, 5905–5919,

Petković, Veljko, Christian D. Kummerow, David l. Randel, Jeffrey R. Pierce, and John K. Kodros, 2018: Improving the quality of heavy precipitation estimates from satellite passive microwave rainfall retrievals, J. Hydrometeor., 19, 69–85,

Pinker, Rachel T.,Zhang, B. Z., Weller, R. A., & Chen, Wen, 2018: Evaluating surface radiation fluxes observed from satellites in the southeastern Pacific Ocean, Geophys. Res. Lett., 45,

Qin, Zhengkun, and Xiaolei Zou, 2018: Direct assimilation of ABI infrared radiances in NWP models. IEEE J. Sel. Top. Appl. Earth Obs. Remote Sens., 11, 2022–2033,

Rao, Yuhan, Shunlin Liang and Yunyue Yu, 2018: Land surface air temperature data are considerably different among BEST-LAND, CRU-TEM4v, NASA-GISS, and NOAA-NCEI. J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 123, 5881–5900,

Reagan, James, Dan Seidov and Tim Boyer, 2018: Water vapor transfer and near-surface salinity contrasts in the North Atlantic Ocean, Sci. Rep., 8, 8830,

Ren, Xinrong, Olivia Salmon, Jonathon Hansford, Doyean Ahn, Dolly Hall, Sarah Benish,  et al., 2018: Methane emissions from the Baltimore-Washington area based on airborne observations: Comparison to emissions inventories. J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 123, 8869–8882,

Salmon, Olivia, Paul Shepson, Xinrong Ren, Hao He, Dolly Hall, Dickerson, Russ, et al., 2018: Top-down estimates of NOx and CO emissions from Washington, D.C.-Baltimore during the WINTER campaign, J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 123, 7705–7724.

Shepherd, Andrew, Helen Amanda Fricker and Sinéad Louise Farrell, 2018: Trends and connections across the Antarctic cryosphere, Nature, 558, 223–232,

Tang, Fei, and  Xiaolei Zou, 2018: Diurnal variation of liquid water path derived from two polar-orbiting FengYun-3 MicroWave Radiation Imagers, Geophys. Res. Lett., 45, 6281–6288.

Tao, Xin, Shunlin Liang, Dongdong Wang, Tao He, and Chengquan Huang, 2018: Improving satellite estimates of the fraction of absorbed photosynthetically active radiation through data integration: Methodology and validation, IEEE Trans. Geosci. Remote Sens., 56 (4), 2107–2118,

Tian, Xiaoxu andXiaolei Zou, 2018:Capturing size and intensity changes of Hurricanes Irma and Maria from polar-orbiting satellite microwave radiometers. J. Atmos. Sci., 75, 2509–2522,

Tian, Xiaoxu,Xiaolei Zou andShengpeng Yang, 2018: A limb correction method for the Microwave Temperature Sounder 2 and its applications, Adv. Atmos. Sci., 35, 1547–1552,

Turk, F. J., Haddad, Z.S., Kirstetter, P., You, Yalei and Ringerud, S., 2018: An observationally based method for stratifying a-priori passive microwave observations in a Bayesian-based precipitation retrieval framework. Quart. J. Roy. Meteor. Soc.,144 (Suppl. 1), 145–164, in the Special Supplement on “Advances in Remote Sensing of Rainfall and Snowfall”.

Uprety, Sirish, Changyong Cao, Xiaoxiong Xiong, Wenhui Wang, Bin Zhang, Taeyoung Choi, Slawomir Blonski, and Xi Shao, 2018: Improving S-NPP VIIRS Reflective Solar Band (RSB) calibration accuracy through reprocessing, GSICS Quart., 12(2), 4–6,

Wang, Fei, Zhanqing Li, Xinrong Ren, Qi Jiang, Hao He, Russell R. Dickerson, Xiaobo Dong and Feng Lv, 2018: Vertical distributions of aerosol optical properties during the spring 2016 ARIAs airborne campaign in the North China Plain, Atmos. Chem. Phys.,18, 8995–9010, June 28, 2018)

Wang, Jun, Partha S. Bhattacharjee, Vijay Tallapragada, Cheng-Hsuan Lu, Shobha Kondragunta4, Arlindo da Silva, Xiaoyang Zhang, Sheng-Po Chen, Shih-Wei Wei, Anton S. Darmenov, Jeff McQueen, Pius Lee, Prabhat Koner, and Andy Harris, 2018:  The implementation of NEMS GFS Aerosol Component (NGAC) Version 2.0 for global multispecies forecasting at NOAA/NCEP – Part 1: Model descriptions,Geosci. Model Dev., 11, 2315–2332,

Wang, Yu,You, Yalei, & Kulie, Mark, 2018: Global Virga precipitation distribution derived from three spaceborne radars and its contribution to the false radiometer precipitation detection. Geophys. Res. Lett.,45,4446–4455,

Yang, Hu, Jun Zhou, Fuzhong Weng, Ninghai Sun, Kent Anderson, Quanhua Liu, and Edward J. Kim, 2018:Developing Vicarious Calibration for Microwave Sounding Instruments Using Lunar Radiation, IEEE Trans. Geosci. Remote Sens., 56, 6723–6733,

Yang, S., Xiaolei Zou, and P. Ray, 2018: Comparison of TC temperature and water vapor climatologies between Atlantic and Pacific Oceans from GPS RO observations. J. Climate., 31, 8557–8572,

Yin, Jifu, and Xiwu Zhan, 2018: Impact of bias-correction methods on effectiveness of assimilating SMAP soil moisture data into NCEP Global Forecast System using the Ensemble Kalman Filter, IEEE Geosci. Remote Sens. Lett., 15(5), 659–663, in May 2018 issue)

Yin, Jifu, Xiwu Zhan, Christopher R. Hain, Jicheng Liu and Martha C. Anderson, 2018: A method for objectively integrating soil moisture satellite observations and model simulations toward a blended drought index, Water Resour. Res., 54, 6772–6791,

You, Yalei, Christa Peters-Lidard, Nai-Yu Wang, Joseph Turk, Sarah Ringerud, Song Yang and Ralph Ferraro, 2018: The instantaneous retrieval of precipitation over land by temporal variation at 19 GHz, J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 123, 9279–9295,

Zhang, Rui, Chengquan Huang, Xiwu Zhan, Huiran Jin & Xiao-Peng Song, 2018: Development of S-NPP VIIRS global surface type classification map using support vector machines, Int. J. Digital Earth, 11(2), 212–232,

Zhang, Yi, Tao He, Shunlin Liang, Dongdong Wang and Yunyue Yu, 2018: Estimation of all-sky instantaneous surface incident shortwave radiation from Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer data using optimization method, Remote Sens. Environ., 209, 468–479,

Zheng, Weizhong, Xiwu Zhan, Jicheng Liu, and Michael Ek, 2018: A preliminary assessment of the impact of assimilating satellite soil moisture data products on NCEP Global Forecast System, Adv. Meteor., 2018, ID 7363194 (12 pgs.),

Zhu, Jieshunand Arun Kumar, 2018: Influence of surface nudging on climatological mean and ENSO feedbacks in a coupled model, Climate Dyn., 50, 571–586,

Zhuge, X. and Xiaolei Zou, 2018a: Summertime convective initiation nowcasting over southeastern China based on Advanced Himawari Imager Observations. J. Meteor. Soc. Japan96, 337–353,

Zhuge, X., Xiaolei Zou, F. Weng and M. Sun, 2018b: Assessing simulation accuracy of AHI surface-sensitive channels. J. Atmos. Oceanic Technol.,35, 1283–1298,

Zou, Xiaolei, and Xiaoxu Tian, 2018: Hurricane warm-core retrievals from AMSU-A and remapped ATMS measurements with rain contamination eliminated. J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 123, 10,815–10,829

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