2008 NEWS Publications


Adler, R. F., G. Gu, J.-J. Wang, G. J. Huffman, S. Curtis and D. Bolvin, 2008:  Relationships between Global Precipitation and Surface Temperature on Inter-annual and Longer Time Scales (1979-2006). J. Geophys. Res., 113, D22104, doi:10.1029/2008JD010536. http://www.agu.org/pubs/crossref/2008/2008JD010536.shtml


Allan, R. P., and B. J. Soden, 2008: Atmospheric Warming and the Amplification of Precipitation Extremes. Science, 321 (5895), 1481-1483. http://www.sciencemag.org/content/321/5895/1481.abstract 


 Betts, A. K., M. A. F. Silva Dias, G. Fisch, C. von Randow, J. C. P. Cohen, R. daSilva, D. R. Fitzjarrald, 2008, The Amazonian Boundary layer and Mesoscale Circulations. Chapter B3,  Amazonia and Global Change http://alanbetts.com/research/paper/the-amazonian-boundary-layer-and-mesoscale-circulations/. 


Bosilovich, M. G., J. Chen, F. R. Robertson, R. F. Adler 2008:  Evaluation of Global Precipitation in Reanalyses, Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology, Volume 47, Issue 9 (September 2008) pp. 2279-2299 doi/abs/10.1175/2008JAMC1921.1  


Fernandes, K., R. Fu and A. K. Betts, 2008: How well does the ERA-40 Surface Water Budget Compare to Observations in the Amazon River basin? J. Geophys. Res., vol.113, D11117, 9 PP., 2008
doi:10.1029/2007JD009220 http://www.agu.org/pubs/crossref/2008/2007JD009220.shtml


Fetzer, E. J., W. G. Read, D. Waliser, B. H. Kahn, B. Tian, H. Vömel, F. W. Irion, H. Su, A. Eldering, M. de la Torre Juarez, J. Jiang and V. Dang, 2008: Comparison of Upper Tropospheric Water Vapor Observations from the Microwave Limb Sounder and Atmospheric Infrared Sounder, J. Geophys. Res., 113, D22110, doi:10.1029/2008JD010000. http://www.agu.org/pubs/crossref/2008/2008JD010000.shtml


Frappart, F., F. Papa, J.S. Famiglietti, C. Prigent, W.B. Rossow and F. Seyler, 2008: Interannual Variations of River Water Storage from a Multiple Satellite Approach: A Case Study for the Rio Negro River Basin. J. Geophys. Res., 113, D21104, doi: 10.1029/2007JD009438 (1-12). http://www.agu.org/pubs/crossref/2008/2007JD009438.shtml


Grecu, M., and W. S. Olson, 2008:  Precipitating Snow Retrievals from Combined Airborne Cloud Radar and Millimeter-wave Radiometer Observations.  J. Appl. Meteor. and Climatol., 47, 1634-1650. http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/abs/10.1175/2007JAMC1728.1


Kay, J., T. L’Ecuyer, A. Gettleman, G. Stephens, 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. http://www.agu.org/pubs/crossref/2008/2008GL033451.shtml


Koster, R. D., Z. Guo, P. A. Dirmeyer, R. Yang, and K. Mitchell, 2008: On the Nature of Soil Moisture in Land Surface Models.  J. Climate. 22, 4322–4335. http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/abs/10.1175/2009JCLI2832.1 


Li, J., S. Sorooshian, W. Higgins, X. Gao, B. Imam, and K.-L. Hsu, 2008: Influence of Spatial Resolution on Diurnal Variability During the North American Monsoon. J. Climate, 21(16), 3967-3988. http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/abs/10.1175/2008JCLI2022.1


Li, J., X. Gao,  and S. Sorooshian, 2008: Model Performance of Downscaling 1999-2004 Hydrometerological Fields  to Upper Rio Grande River Basin at Different Forcing Datasets. J. Hydrometeor., 9(4), 677-694. http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/abs/10.1175/2008JHM912.1


Lin, B.,P. Stackhouse, P. Minnis, B. Wielicki, Y. Hu, W. Sun, T.-F. Fan, and L. Hinkelman,

2008: Assessment of Global Annual Atmospheric Energy Balance from Satellite Observations, J. Geophys. Res., 113, D16114, doi:10.1029/2008JD009869. http://www.agu.org/pubs/crossref/2008/2008JD009869.shtml  


 Minnis, P., C. R. Yost, S. Sun-Mack, and Y. Chen, 2008: Estimating the Physical Top Altitude of Optically Thick Ice Clouds from Thermal Infrared Satellite Observations using CALIPSO Data. Geophys. Res. Lett., 35, L12801, doi:10.1029/2008GL033947. http://www.agu.org/pubs/crossref/2008/2008GL033947.shtml 


Papa, F., A. Guntner, F. Frappart, C. Prigent and W. B. Rossow, 2008: Variations of Surface Water Extent and Water Storage in Large River Basins: A Comparison of Different Global Data Sources, Geophys. Res. Lett., 35, L11401, doi: 10.1029/2008GL033857 (1-5). http://www.agu.org/pubs/crossref/2008/2008GL033857.shtml


Papa, F., C. Prigent and W. B. Rossow, 2008: Monitoring Flood and Discharge Variations in the Large Siberian Rivers from a Multi-satellite Technique. Surv. Geophys., 29, 297-317, doi: 10.1007/s10712-008-9036-0, (1-21). http://www.mendeley.com/research/monitoring-flood-and-discharge-variations-in-the-large-siberian-rivers-from-a-multisatellite-technique/ - page-1


Schubert, S. D., M. J. Suarez, P. J. Pegion, R. D. Koster, and J. T. Bacmeister, 2008: Potential Predictability of Long-term Drought and Pluvial Conditions in the United States Great Plains. J. Climate, 21, 802-816. http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/pdf/10.1175/2007JCLI1741.1


Yan, X., Y. Jo, L. Jiang, Z. Wan, W. T. Liu, Y. Li, J. Zhan, and T. Du. 2008: Impact of the Three Gorges Dam Water Storage on the Yangtze River Outflow into the East China Sea, Geophys. Res. Lett., 35, L05610, doi:10.1029/2007GL032908. http://www.agu.org/pubs/crossref/2008/2007GL032908.shtml


Zhang, Y., W. B. Rossow, P. Stackhouse, A. Romanou and B.A. Wielicki, 2008: Implication from Recent Global Datasets about Decadal Variations of Global Energy and Ocean Heat Budget and Meridional Energy Transports, Flux News, 5, 16-18.