ISCCP Research Publications


The publications listed below represent research analyses using ISCCP datasets, studies of topics of direct concern to the validity of the ISCCP data products, or related research of interest. There is no possibility that this is a complete list of work done that is related to ISCCP nor does it represent all the research that has been done on clouds. Rather, this list is meant to point to interesting things that are being done with ISCCP datasets or to other interesting research topics.


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Ackerman SA, Holz RE, Frey R, et al., 2008: Cloud Detection with MODIS. Part II: Validation. Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology 25:7, 1073-1086

Ahlgrimm M, Randall DA, 2006: Diagnosing Monthly Mean Boundary Layer Properties from Reanalysis Data Using a Bulk Boundary Layer Model. Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences 63:3, 998-1012

Ahmad, Z., PK Bhartia, N Krotkov, 2004: Spectral properties of backscattered UV radiation in cloudy atmospheres. JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH-ATMOSPHERES, 109, D1, D01201.

Aires F, Prigent C, 2006: Toward a new generation of satellite surface products?. Journal of Geophysical Research 111:D22

Aires, F., 2004: Neural network uncertainty assessment using Bayesian statistics with application to remote sensing: 1. Network weights. JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH-ATMOSPHERES, 109, D10, D10303.

Aires, F., A Chedin, NA Scott, WB Rossow, 2002: A regularized neural net approach for retrieval of atmospheric and surface temperatures with the IASI instrument. JOURNAL OF APPLIED METEOROLOGY, 41, 144-159.

Aires, F., C Prigent, 2006: Toward a new generation of satellite surface products?. JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH-ATMOSPHERES, 111, D22, D22S10.

Aires, F., C Prigent, WB Rossow, 2004: Neural network uncertainty assessment using Bayesian statistics with application to remote sensing: 2. Output errors. JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH-ATMOSPHERES, 109, D10, D10304.

Aires, F., C Prigent, WB Rossow, 2004: Neural network uncertainty assessment using Bayesian statistics with application to remote sensing: 3. Network Jacobians. JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH-ATMOSPHERES, 109, D10, D10305.

Aires, F., C Prigent, WB Rossow, 2004: Neural network uncertainty assessment using Bayesian statistics: A remote sensing application. NEURAL COMPUTATION, 16, 2415-2458.

Aires, F., C Prigent, WB Rossow, 2004: Temporal interpolation of global surface skin temperature diurnal cycle over land under clear and cloudy conditions. JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH-ATMOSPHERES, 109, D4, D04313.

Aires, F., C Prigent, WB Rossow, M Rothstein, 2001: A new neural network approach including first guess for retrieval of atmospheric water vapor, cloud liquid water path, surface temperature, and emissivities over land from satellite microwave observations. JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH-ATMOSPHERES, 106, 14887-14907.

Aires, F., WB Rossow, 2003: Inferring instantaneous, multivariate and nonlinear sensitivities for the analysis of feedback processes in a dynamical system: Lorenz model case-study. QUARTERLY JOURNAL OF THE ROYAL METEOROLOGICAL SOCIETY, 129, 239-275.

Aires, F., WB Rossow, NA Scott, A Chedin, 2002: Remote sensing from the infrared atmospheric sounding interferometer instrument - 1. Compression, denoising, and first-guess retrieval algorithms. JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH-ATMOSPHERES, 107, D22, 4619.

Aires, F., WB Rossow, NA Scott, A Chedin, 2002: Remote sensing from the infrared atmospheric sounding interferometer instrument - 2. Simultaneous retrieval of temperature, water vapor, and ozone atmospheric profiles. JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH-ATMOSPHERES, 107, D22, 4620.

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Alexandrov, MD., A Marshak, B Cairns, AA Lacis, BE Carlson, 2004: Automated cloud screening algorithm for MFRSR data. GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH LETTERS, 31, 4, L04118.

Allan, RP., MA Ringer, JA Pamment, A Slingo, 2004: Simulation of the Earth's radiation budget by the European centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts 40-year reanalysis (ERA40). JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH-ATMOSPHERES, 109, D18, D18107.

Allen RJ, Sherwood SC, 2010: Aerosol-cloud semi-direct effect and land-sea temperature contrast in a GCM. Geophysical Research Letters 37:7

Alsdorf, DE., DP Lettenmaier, 2003: Tracking fresh water from space. SCIENCE, 301, 1491-+.

Ananasso, C., R Santoleri, S Marullo, F D'Ortenzio, 2003: Remote sensing of cloud cover in the Arctic region from AVHRR data during the ARTIST experiment. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF REMOTE SENSING, 24, 437-456.

Anderson, JL., V Balaji, AJ Broccoli, WF Cooke, TL Delworth, KW Dixon, LJ Donner, KA Dunne, SM Freidenreich, ST Garner, RG Gudgel, CT Gordon, IM Held, RS Hemler, LW Horowitz, SA Klein, TR Knutson, PJ Kushner, AR Langenhost, NC Lau, Z Liang, SL Malyshev, PCD Milly, MJ Nath, JJ Ploshay, V Ramaswamy, MD Schwarzkopf, E Shevliakova, JJ Sirutis, BJ Soden, WF Stern, LA Thompson, RJ Wilson, AT Wittenberg, BL Wyman, Dev Model Atmospheric Global GFDL CA 2004: The new GFDL global atmosphere and land model AM2-LM2: Evaluation with prescribed SST simulations. JOURNAL OF CLIMATE, 17, 4641-4673.

Anderson, TL., RJ Charlson, DM Winker, JA Ogren, K Holmen, 2003: Mesoscale variations of tropospheric aerosols. JOURNAL OF THE ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES, 60, 119-136.

Anthis, AI., AP Cracknell, 2005: A method for classification accuracy evaluation for a precipitation-oriented classifier. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF REMOTE SENSING, 26, 4785-4800.

Antoine D, D'Ortenzio F, Hooker SB, et al., 2008: Assessment of uncertainty in the ocean reflectance determined by three satellite ocean color sensors (MERIS, SeaWiFS and MODIS-A) at an offshore site in the Mediterranean Sea (BOUSSOLE project). Journal of Geophysical Research 113:C7

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Arvidson, T., S Goward, J Gasch, D Williams, 2006: Landsat-7 long-term acquisition plan: Development and validation. PHOTOGRAMMETRIC ENGINEERING AND REMOTE SENSING, 72, 1137-1146.

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Astin, I., L Girolamo, Di 2003: Minimizing systematic errors in cloud fraction estimates from spaceborne cloud radars. JOURNAL OF ATMOSPHERIC AND OCEANIC TECHNOLOGY, 20, 707-716.

Aumont O, Bopp L, 2006: Globalizing results from ocean in situ iron fertilization studies. Global Biogeochemical Cycles 20:2 GB2017

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Ba, MB., R Frouin, SE Nicholson, G Dedieu, 2001: Satellite-derived surface radiation budget over the African continent. Part I: Estimation of downward solar irradiance and Albedo. JOURNAL OF CLIMATE, 14, 45-58.

Bachiochi, DR., TN Krishnamurti, 2000: Enhanced low-level stratus in the FSU coupled ocean-atmosphere model. MONTHLY WEATHER REVIEW, 128, 3083-3103.

Back LE, Bretherton CS, 2006: Geographic variability in the export of moist static energy and vertical motion profiles in the tropical Pacific. Geophysical Research Letters 33:17 L17810.

Badarinath KVS, Sharma AR, Kaskaoutis DG, et al., 2010: Solar dimming over the tropical urban region of Hyderabad, India: Effect of increased cloudiness and increased anthropogenic aerosols, Jour. of Geophys. Res-Atm., 115 article D21208.

Baedi, R., R Boers, H Russchenberg, 2002: Detection of boundary layer water clouds by spaceborne cloud radar. JOURNAL OF ATMOSPHERIC AND OCEANIC TECHNOLOGY, 19, 1915-1927.

Bago, EP., J Butler, 2000: The influence of cosmic terrestrial clouds and global warming. ASTRONOMY & GEOPHYSICS, 41, 18-22.

Bagtasa G, Liu C, Takeuchi N, et al., 2007: Dual-Site Lidar Observations and Satellite Data Analysis for Regional Cloud Characterization. Optical Review 14:1, 39-47

Bailey J, 2007: Rainbows, Polarization, and the Search for Habitable Planets. Astrobiology 7:2, 320-332.

Bajuk, LJ., CB Leovy, 1998: Are there real interdecadal variations in marine low clouds?. JOURNAL OF CLIMATE, 11, 2910-2921.

Bala G, Rood RB, Mirin A, et al., 2008: Evaluation of a CCSM3 Simulation with a Finite Volume Dynamical Core for the Atmosphere at 1° Latitude × 1.25° Longitude Resolution. Journal of Climate 21:7, 1467-1486

Balachandran S, Rajeevan M, 2007: Sensitivity of surface radiation budget to clouds over the Asian monsoon region. Journal of Earth System Science 116:2, 159-169

Balling, RC., RS Cerveny, 2003: Cosmic ray flux impact on clouds? An analysis of radiosonde, cloud cover, and surface temperature records from the United States. THEORETICAL AND APPLIED CLIMATOLOGY, 75, 225-231.

Bao, ZH., HC Ye, PA Taylor, 2005: Summer regional rainfall over southern Ontario and its associations with outgoing longwave radiation and moisture convergence. METEOROLOGICAL APPLICATIONS, 12, 161-167.

Baran, AJ., PN Francis, LC Labonnote, M Doutriaux-Boucher, 2001: A scattering phase function for ice cloud: Tests of applicability using aircraft and satellite multi-angle multi-wavelength radiance measurements of cirrus. QUARTERLY JOURNAL OF THE ROYAL METEOROLOGICAL SOCIETY, 127, 2395-2416.

Baran, AJ., VN Shcherbakov, BA Baker, JF Gayet, RP Lawson, 2005: On the scattering phase-function of non-symmetric ice-crystals. QUARTERLY JOURNAL OF THE ROYAL METEOROLOGICAL SOCIETY, 131, 2609-2616.

Barker, H.W., 1992: Solar radiative transfer through clouds possessing isotropic variable extinction coefficient. Quart. J. Roy. Met. Soc., 118, 1145-1162.

Barker, H.W., and J.A. Davies, 1992: Solar radiative fluxes for broken cloud fields above reflecting surfaces. J. Atmos. Sci., 49, 749-761.

Barker, H.W., and J.A. Davies, 1992: Solar radiative fluxes for stochastic, scale-invariant broken cloud fields. J. Atmos. Sci., 49, 1115-1126.

Barker, H.W., Z.Q. Li, and J.P. Blanchet, 1994: Radiative characteristics of the Canadian climate center 2nd-generation general circulation model. J. Climate, 7, 1070-1091.

Barker, HW., A Marshak, 2001: Inferring optical depth of broken clouds above green vegetation using surface solar radiometric measurements. JOURNAL OF THE ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES, 58, 2989-3006.

Barker, HW., A Marshak, W Szyrmer, A Trishchenko, JP Blanchet, Z Li, 2002: Inference of cloud optical depth from aircraft-based solar radiometric measurements. JOURNAL OF THE ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES, 59, 2093-2111.

Barker, HW., GL Stephens, PT Partain, JW Bergman, B Bonnel, K Campana, EE Clothiaux, S Clough, S Cusack, J Delamere, J Edwards, KF Evans, Y Fouquart, S Freidenreich, V Galin, Y Hou, S Kato, J Li, E Mlawer, JJ Morcrette, W O'Hirok, P Raisanen, V Ramaswamy, B Ritter, E Rozanov, M Schlesinger, K Shibata, P Sporyshev, Z Sun, M Wendisch, N Wood, F Yang, 2003: Assessing 1D atmospheric solar radiative transfer models: Interpretation and handling of unresolved clouds. JOURNAL OF CLIMATE, 16, 2676-2699.

Barker, HW., GL Stephens, Q Fu, 1999: The sensitivity of domain-averaged solar fluxes to assumptions about cloud geometry. QUARTERLY JOURNAL OF THE ROYAL METEOROLOGICAL SOCIETY, 125, 2127-2152.

Barker, HW., P Raisanen, 2004: Neglect by GCMs of subgrid-scale horizontal variations in cloud-droplet effective radius: A diagnostic radiative analysis. QUARTERLY JOURNAL OF THE ROYAL METEOROLOGICAL SOCIETY, 130, 1905-1920.

Barker, HW., P Raisanen, 2005: Radiative sensitivities for cloud structural properties that are unresolved by conventional GCMs. QUARTERLY JOURNAL OF THE ROYAL METEOROLOGICAL SOCIETY, 131, 3103-3122.

Barker, HW., RK Goldstein, DE Stevens, 2003: Monte Carlo simulation of solar reflectances for cloudy atmospheres. JOURNAL OF THE ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES, 60, 1881-1894.

Barroso, C., IF Trigo, F Olesen, C Dacamara, MP Queluz, 2005: Intercalibration of NOAA and Meteosat window channel brightness temperatures. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF REMOTE SENSING, 26, 3717-3733.

Barthelet, P., L Terray, S Valcke, 1998: Transient CO2 experiment using the ARPEGE/OPAICE non flux corrected coupled model. GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH LETTERS, 25, 2277-2280.

Barton, DK., D Moncton, R Falcone, D Montague, D Kleppner, DE Mosher, FK Lamb, W Priedhorsky, MK Lau, M Tigner, HL Lynch, DR Vaughan, 2004: Report of the American Physical Society Study Group on Boost-Phase Intercept Systems for National Missile Defense: Scientific and Technical Issues. REVIEWS OF MODERN PHYSICS, 76, I-+.

Basist, A., C Williams, N Grody, TF Ross, S Shen, ATC Chang, R Ferraro, MJ Menne, 2001: Using the special sensor microwave imager to monitor surface wetness. JOURNAL OF HYDROMETEOROLOGY, 2, 297-308.

Bates, JJ., DL Jackson, FM Breon, ZD Bergen, 2001: Variability of tropical upper tropospheric humidity 1979-1998. JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH-ATMOSPHERES, 106, 32271-32281.

Bateson, L., IH Woodhouse, 2004: Observations of scatterometer asymmetry over sand seas and derivation of wind ripple orientation. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF REMOTE SENSING, 25, 1805-1816.

Battaglia, A., C Simmer, H Czekala, 2006: Three-dimensional effects in polarization signatures as observed from precipitating clouds by low frequency ground-based microwave radiometers. ATMOSPHERIC CHEMISTRY AND PHYSICS, 6, 4383-4394.

Bauer HS, Wulfmeyer V, 2009: Validation of components of the water cycle in the ECHAM4 general circulation model based on the Newtonian relaxation technique: a case study of an intense winter cyclone. Meteorology and Atmospheric Physics 104:3-4, 135-162.

Bauer, P., and P. Schluessel, 1993: Rainfall, total water, ice water, and water vapor over sea from polarized microwave simulations and the Special Sensor Microwave/Imager data, J. Geophys. Res., 98, 20,737-20,759.

Baum, B.A., B.A. Wielicki, P. Minnis, and L. Parker, 1992: Cloud property retrieval using merged HIRS and AVHRR data. J. Appl. Met., 31, 351-369.

Baum, BA., JD Spinhirne, 2000: Remote sensing of cloud properties using MODIS airborne simulator imagery during SUCCESS 3. Cloud overlap. JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH-ATMOSPHERES, 105, 11793-11804.

Baum, BA., RA Frey, GG Mace, MK Harkey, P Yang, 2003: Nighttime multilayered cloud detection using MODIS and ARM data. JOURNAL OF APPLIED METEOROLOGY, 42, 905-919.

Beaulne, A., HW Barker, JP Blanchet, 2005: Estimating cloud optical depth from surface radiometric observations: Sensitivity to instrument noise and aerosol contamination. JOURNAL OF THE ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES, 62, 4095-4104.

Becker, R., 2004: Variation of snow/ice-extent and cloud coverage of the Alps as seen from NOAA operational satellites imager. METEOROLOGISCHE ZEITSCHRIFT, 13, 245-251.

Bedacht E, Gulev SK, Macke A, 2007: Intercomparison of global cloud cover fields over oceans from the VOS observations and NCEP/NCAR reanalysis. International Journal of Climatology 27:13, 1707-1719.

Belov, AV., LI Dorman, RT Gushchina, VN Obridko, BD Shelting, VG Yanke, 2005: Prediction of expected global climate change by forecasting of galactic cosmic ray intensity time variation in near future based on solar magnetic field data. INFLUENCE OF THE SUN'S RADIATION AND PARTICLES ON THE EARTH'S, 35, 491-495.

Bendix, J., R Rollenbeck, D Gottlicher, J Cermak, 2006: Cloud occurrence and cloud properties in Ecuador. CLIMATE RESEARCH, 30, 133-147.

Benedetti, A., GL Stephens, JM Haynes, 2003: Ice cloud microphysics retrievals from millimeter radar and visible optical depth using an estimation theory approach. JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH-ATMOSPHERES, 108, D11, 4335.

Bennartz, R., 1999: On the use of SSM/I measurements in coastal regions. JOURNAL OF ATMOSPHERIC AND OCEANIC TECHNOLOGY, 16, 417-431.

Bennett, LM., KA McAllister, PE Blackshear, J Malphurs, G Goulding, NK Collins, T Ward, DO Bunch, EM Eddy, BJ Davis, RW Wiseman, 2000: Brca2-null embryonic survival is prolonged on the BALB/c genetic background. MOLECULAR CARCINOGENESIS, 28, 174-183.

Berger, F.H., 1993: The influence of clouds on the earth radiation budget - a regional study - the North Sea. Adv. Space Res., 14, 85-88.

Bergman, J.W., and M.L. Salby, 1996: Diurnal variations of cloud cover and their relationship to climatological conditions, J. Clim., 9, 2802-2820.

Bergman, J.W., and M.L. Salby, 1997: The role of cloud diurnal variations in the time mean energy budget. J. Clim., 10, 1114-1124.

Bergman, JW., HH Hendon, 2000: Cloud radiative forcing of the low-latitude tropospheric circulation: Linear calculations. JOURNAL OF THE ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES, 57, 2225-2245.

Bergman, JW., PD Sardeshmukh, 2004: Dynamic stabilization of atmospheric single column models. JOURNAL OF CLIMATE, 17, 1004-1021.

Bergman, JW., PJ Rasch, 2002: Parameterizing vertically coherent cloud distributions. JOURNAL OF THE ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES, 59, 2165-2182.

Bernstein BC, Le Bot C, 2009: An Inferred Climatology of Icing Conditions Aloft, Including Supercooled Large Drops. Part II: Europe, Asia, and the Globe, Jour. of App. Meteor. And Clim., 48:8, 1503-1526.

Bernstein BC, Wolff CA, McDonough F, 2007: An inferred climatology of icing conditions aloft, including supercooled large drops. Part I: Canada and the continental United States, Jour. of App. Meteor. And Clim., 46:11, 1857-1878.

Betts AK, Zhao M, Dirmeyer PA, et al., 2006: Comparison of ERA40 and NCEP/DOE near-surface data sets with other ISLSCP-II data sets. Journal of Geophysical Research 111:D22

Betts, AK., B Helliker, J Berry, 2004: Coupling between CO2, water vapor, temperature, and radon and their fluxes in an idealized equilibrium boundary layer over land. JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH-ATMOSPHERES, 109, D18, D18103.

Betts, AK., JH Ball, M Bosilovich, P Viterbo, YC Zhang, WB Rossow, 2003: Intercomparison of water and energy budgets for five Mississippi subbasins between ECMWF reanalysis (ERA-40) and NASA Data Assimilation Office fvGCM for 1990-1999. JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH-ATMOSPHERES, 108, D16, 8618.

Betts, AK., JH Ball, P Viterbo, 2003: Evaluation of the ERA-40 surface water budget and surface temperature for the Mackenzie River basin. JOURNAL OF HYDROMETEOROLOGY, 4, 1194-1211.

Betts, AK., M Zhao, PA Dirmeyer, ACM Beljaars, 2006: Comparison of ERA40 and NCEP/DOE near-surface data sets with other ISLSCP-II data sets. JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH-ATMOSPHERES, 111, D22, D22S04.

Bian, HS., MJ Prather, T Takemura, 2003: Tropospheric aerosol impacts on trace gas budgets through photolysis. JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH-ATMOSPHERES, 108, D8, 4242.

Biggs TW, Scott CA, Rajagopalan B, et al., 2007: Trends in solar radiation due to clouds and aerosols, southern India, 1952–1997. International Journal of Climatology 27:11, 1505-1518.

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Bishop, JKB., WB Rossow, EG Dutton, 1997: Surface solar irradiance from the International Satellite Cloud Climatology Project 1983-1991. JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH-ATMOSPHERES, 102, 6883-6910.

Bizzarri, B., I Bordi, M Petitta, A Sutera, 2002: Sensitivity of cloud radiative forcing to changes of microphysical parameters measured by the CLOUDS mission. NUOVO CIMENTO DELLA SOCIETA ITALIANA DI FISICA C-GEOPHYSICS AND SPACE PHYSICS, 25, 323-337.

Blossey PN, Bretherton CS, Cetrone J, et al., 2007: Cloud Resolving Model Simulations of KWAJEX: Model Sensitivities and Comparisons with Satellite and Radar Observations. Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences 64:5, 1488-1508.

Bodas-Salcedo A, Ringer MA, Jones A, 2008: Evaluation of the Surface Radiation Budget in the Atmospheric Component of the Hadley Centre Global Environmental Model (HadGEM1). Journal of Climate 21:18, 4723-4748.

Bodas-Salcedo A, Webb MJ, Brooks ME, et al., 2008: Evaluating cloud systems in the Met Office global forecast model using simulated CloudSat radar reflectivities. Journal of Geophysical Research 113

Bodas-Salcedo, A., JF Gimeno-Ferrer, E Lopez-Baeza, 2003: Flux retrieval optimization with a nonscanner along-track broadband radiometer. JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH-ATMOSPHERES, 108, D2, 4061.

Boers, R., LD Rotstayn, 2001: Possible links between cloud optical depth and effective radius in remote sensing observations. QUARTERLY JOURNAL OF THE ROYAL METEOROLOGICAL SOCIETY, 127, 2367-2383.

Bolliger, M., P Binder, A Rossa, 2003: Tracking cloud patterns by METEOSAT rapid scan imagery in complex terrain. METEOROLOGISCHE ZEITSCHRIFT, 12, 73-80.

Bonan, GB., 2001: Observational evidence for reduction of daily maximum temperature by croplands in the Midwest United States. JOURNAL OF CLIMATE, 14, 2430-2442.

Bonan, GB., S Levis, L Kergoat, KW Oleson, 2002: Landscapes as patches of plant functional types: An integrating concept for climate and ecosystem models. GLOBAL BIOGEOCHEMICAL CYCLES, 16, 2, 1021.

Bony S, Colman R, Kattsov VM, et al., 2006: How Well Do We Understand and Evaluate Climate Change Feedback Processes?. Journal of Climate 19:15, 3445-3482.

Bony, S., and J.P. Duvel, 1994: Influence of the vertical structure of the atmosphere on the seasonal variation of precipitable water and greenhouse-effect. J. Geophys. Res., 99, 12,963-12,980.

Bony, S., H. Letreut, J.P. Duvel, and R.S. Kandel, 1992: Satellite validation of GCM-simulated annual cycle of the earth radiation budget and cloud forcing. J. Geophys. Res., 97, 18,061-18,081.

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Bony, S., K.M. Lau, and Y.C. Sud, 1997: Sea-surface temperature and large-scale circulation influences on tropical greenhouse effect and cloud radiative forcing. J. Clim., 10, 2055-2077.

Bony, S., R Colman, VM Kattsov, RP Allan, CS Bretherton, JL Dufresne, A Hall, S Hallegatte, MM Holland, W Ingram, DA Randall, BJ Soden, G Tselioudis, MJ Webb, 2006: How well do we understand and evaluate climate change feedback processes?. JOURNAL OF CLIMATE, 19, 3445-3482.

Bony, S., WD Collins, DW Fillmore, 2000: Indian ocean low clouds during the winter monsoon. JOURNAL OF CLIMATE, 13, 2028-2043.

Bony, S., Y. Sud, K.M. Lau, J. Susskind, and S. Saha, 1997: Comparison and satellite assessment of NASA/DAO and NCEP-NCAR reanalyses over tropical ocean-atmospheric hydrology and radiation. J. Clim., 10, 1441-1462.

Borovikov, A., MM Rienecker, CL Keppenne, GC Johnson, 2005: Multivariate error covariance estimates by Monte Carlo simulation for assimilation studies in the Pacific Ocean. MONTHLY WEATHER REVIEW, 133, 2310-2334.

Boschetti L, Roy DP, 2008: Defining a fire year for reporting and analysis of global interannual fire variability, Jour. of Geophys. Res-Biogeo., 113:G3 article G03020.

Bosilovich MG, Radakovich JD, Da Silva A, et al., 2007: Skin Temperature Analysis and Bias Correction in a Coupled Land-Atmosphere Data Assimilation System. Journal of the Meteorological Society of Japan 85A, 205-228.

Bourras, D., L Eymard, WT Liu, 2002: A neural network to estimate the latent heat flux over oceans from satellite observations. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF REMOTE SENSING, 23, 2405-2423.

Bourras, D., WT Liu, L Eymard, WQ Tang, 2003: Evaluation of latent heat flux fields from satellites and models during SEMAPHORE. JOURNAL OF APPLIED METEOROLOGY, 42, 227-239.

Bouvet, M., N Hoepffner, MD Dowell, 2002: Parameterization of a spectral solar irradiance model for the global ocean using multiple satellite sensors. JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH-OCEANS, 107, C12, 3215.

Boyle, JS., D Williamson, R Cederwall, M Fiorino, J Hnilo, J Olson, T Phillips, G Potter, S Xie, 2005: Diagnosis of Community Atmospheric Model 2 (CAM2) in numerical weather forecast configuration at Atmospheric Radiation Measurement sites. JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH-ATMOSPHERES, 110, D15, D15S15.

Braconnot P, Hourdin F, Bony S, et al., 2007: Impact of different convective cloud schemes on the simulation of the tropical seasonal cycle in a coupled ocean–atmosphere model. Climate Dynamics 29:5, 501-520.

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