Selected publications

2017 :

Elsaesser, G.S., A.D. Del Genio, J. Jiang, and M. van Lier-Walqui, An improved convective ice parameterization for the NASA GISS Global Climate Model and impacts on cloud ice simulation. J. Climate, 30, 317-336, doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-16-0346.1 (2017)

Moncrieff, M.W., C. Liu, and P. Bogenschutz, Simulation, Modeling, and Dynamically Based Parameterization of Organized Tropical Convection for Global Climate Models. J. Atmos. Sci., 74, 1363–1380, doi:10.1175/JAS-D-16-0166.1 (2017)

Protopapadaki, E.-S., C. J. Stubenrauch, and A. Feofilov, Upper Tropospheric cloud Systems derived from IR Sounders: Properties of Cirrus Anvils in the Tropics. Atmos. Chem. Phys., 17, 3845-3859, doi:10.5194/acp-17-3845-2017 (2017)

Roca, R., T. Fiolleau, and D. Bouniol, 2017, A Simple Model of the Life Cycle of Mesoscale Convective Systems Cloud Shield in the Tropics. J. Climate.doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-16-0556.1 (2017)

Stubenrauch, C. J., Feofilov, A. G., Protopapadaki, E.-S., and Armante, R., Cloud climatologies from the InfraRed Sounders AIRS and IASI: Strengths and Applications, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 17, 13625-13644, doi :10.5194/acp-17-13625-2017 (2017)

Takahashi, H., Z. J. Luo, and G. L. Stephens, Level of neutral buoyancy, deep convective outflow, and convective core: New perspectives based on 5 years of CloudSat data, J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 122, 2958–2969, doi:10.1002/2016JD025969 (2017)

2016 :

Bony, S. B. Stevens, D. Coppin, T. Becker, K. A. Reed, A. Voigt, and B. Medeiros, Thermodynamic control of anvil cloud amount, PNAS, 113, 8927-8932, doi: 10.1073/pnas.1601472113 (2016)

Bouniol, D., R. Roca, T. Fiolleau, and D. Poan, Macrophysical, Microphysical, and Radiative Properties of Tropical Mesoscale Convective Systems over Their Life Cycle. J. Climate, 29, 3353–3371, doi: 10.1175/JCLI-D-15-0551.1. (2016)

Deng, M, G. G. Mace, and Z. Wang, Anvil Productivities of Tropical Deep Convective Clusters and Their Regional Differences, J. Atmos. Sci., 73, 3467-3487, DOI: 10.1175/JAS-D-15-0239.1 (2016)

Masunaga, H. and Z. J. Luo, Convective and large-scale mass flux profiles determined from synergistic analysis of a suite of satellite observations, J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 121, doi:10.1002/2016JD024753 (2016)

Tissier, A. S., and B. Legras, Convective sources of trajectories traversing the tropical tropopause layer, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 16, 3383-3398 (2016)

2015 :

Bony S., B. Stevens, D. M. W. Frierson, C. Jakob, M. Kageyama, R. Pincus, T. G. Shepherd, S. C. Sherwood, A. P. Siebesma, A. H. Sobel, M. Watanabe, and M. J. Webb, Clouds, Circulation and Climate Sensitivity. Nature Geoscience, 8, 261–268 (2015)

Muller, C., and S. Bony, What favors convective aggregation and why? Geophys. Res. Lett., 42, 5626–5634, doi:10.1002/2015GL064260 (2015)

Feofilov, A. G., C. J. Stubenrauch, and J. Delanoë, Ice water content vertical profiles of high-level clouds: classification and impact on radiative fluxes. Atmos. Chem. Phys., 15, 12327-12344 (2015)

Igel, M.R., and S.C. van den Heever, The relative influence of environmental characteristics on tropical deep convective storm morphology as observed by CloudSat. J. Geo. Res. , 120, 4304-4322 (2015)

Igel, A. L., M. R. Igel, and S. C. van den Heever, Make it a double? Sobering results from simulations using single-moment microphysics schemes. J. Atmos. Sci., 72, 910-925 (2015)

Mauritsen, T., and B. Stevens, Missing iris effect as a possible cause of muted hydrological change and high climate sensitivity in models. Nat. Geosci., 8, 346-351, doi:10.1038/ngeo2414 (2015)

Sèze, G., Pelon, J., Derrien, M., Le Gléau, H. and Six, B., Evaluation against CALIPSO lidar observations of the multi-geostationary cloud cover and type dataset assembled in the framework of the Megha-Tropiques mission. Q.J.R. Meteorol. Soc., 141, 774–797. doi: 10.1002/qj.2392 (2015)

Sheffield, A.M., S.M. Saleeby, and S.C. van den Heever, Aerosol-induced mechanisms for cumulus congestus growth. J. Geo. Res., 120, 8941-8952 (2015)

Tan, J., C. Jakob, W.B. Rossow and G. Tselioudis, The role of organized deep convection in explaining observed tropical rainfall changes . Nature, 519, 451-454.doi:10.1038/nature14339 (2015)

2014 :

Igel, M.R., S.C. van den Heever, G.L. Stephens, and D.J. Posselt, Convective-scale responses of a large-domain, modeled tropical environment to surface warming. Q.J. Roy. Meteor. Sci., 140, 1333-1343 (2014)

Igel, M. R., A. J. Drager, and S. C. Van Den Heever, A CloudSat cloud object partitioning technique and assessment and integration of deep convective anvil sensitivities to sea surface temperature. J. Geophys. Res., 119, 17,2169-8996 (2014)

McGee, C. J., and S. C. van den Heever, Latent heating and mixing due to entrainment in tropical deep convection. J. Atmos. Sci., 71, 816-832 (2014)

Roca, R., J. Aublanc, P. Chambon, T. Fiolleau, and N. Viltard, Robust Observational Quantification of the Contribution of Mesoscale Convective Systems to Rainfall in the Tropics. J. Climate, 27, 4952–4958. doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-13-00628.1 (2014)

Takahashi, H., and Z. J. Luo, Characterizing tropical overshooting deep convection from joint analysis of CloudSat and geostationary satellite observations. J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 119, 112–121, doi:10.1002/2013JD020972 (2014)

2013 :

Fiolleau T, Roca R, Composite life cycle of tropical mesoscale convective systems from geostationary and low Earth orbit satellite observations: method and sampling considerations. Q. J. R. Meteorol. Soc. 139, 941–953. DOI:10.1002/qj.2174 (2013)

Henderson, D. S., T. L’Ecuyer, G. Stephens, P. Partain, and M. Sekiguchi, A Multisensor Perspective on the Radiative Impacts of Clouds and Aerosols. J. Appl. Meteor. Climatol., 52, 853–871, doi: 10.1175/JAMC-D-12-025.1 (2013)

Rossow, W.B., A. Mekonnen, C. Pearl and W. Gonclaves, Tropical precipitation extremes. J. Climate, 26, 1457-1466, doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-11-00725.1 (2013)

Stubenrauch, C . J., W. B. Rossow, S. Kinne, S. Ackerman, G. Cesana, H. Chepfer, L. Di Girolamo, B. Getzewich, A. Guignard, A. Heidinger, B. Maddux, P. Menzel, P. Minnis, C. Pearl, S. Platnick, C. Poulsen, J. Riedi, S. Sun-Mack, A. Walther, D. Winker, S. Zeng, G. Zhao, Assessment of Global Cloud Datasets from Satellites: Project and Database initiated by the GEWEX Radiation Panel. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc.,94, 1031-1049, DOI:10.1175/BAMS-D-12-00117.1 (2013)

Tobin, I., S. Bony, C. E. Holloway, J. Y. Grandpeix, G. Seze, D. Coppin, S. J. Woolnough, and R. Roca, Does convective aggregation need to be represented in cumulus parameterizations? J. Adv. Model. Earth Syst., 5, doi:10.1002/jame.20047 (2013)

Tselioudis, G., W. B. Rossow, Y. Zhang, and D. Konsta,Global Weather States and Their Properties from Passive and Active Satellite Cloud Retrievals. J. Climate, 26, 7734-7746 (2013)

Van Weverberg, K., A.M. Vogelmann, W. Lin, E.P. Luke, A. Cialella, P. Minnis, M. Khaiyer, E.R. Boer, and M.P. Jensen, The Role of Cloud Microphysics Parameterization in the Simulation of Mesoscale Convective System Clouds and Precipitation in the Tropical Western Pacific. J. Atmos. Sci., 70, 1104–1128, doi:/10.1175/JAS-D-12-0104.1 (2013)

2012 :

Posselt, D.J., S.C. van den Heever, G.L. Stephens, and M.R. Igel, Changes in the interaction between tropical convection, radiation and the large scale circulation in a warming environment. J. Clim., 25, 557-571 (2012)

Riihimaki, L. D., S. A. McFarlane, C. Liang, S. T. Massie, N. Beagley, and T. D. Toth, Comparison of methods to determine Tropical Tropopause Layer cirrus formation mechanisms. J. Geophys. Res., 117, D06218, doi:10.1029/ 2011JD016832 (2012)

Tobin, I., S. Bony, and R. Roca, Observational Evidence for Relationships between the Degree of Aggregation of Deep Convection, Water Vapor, Surface Fluxes, and Radiation. J. Climate. 25, 6885–6904. doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-11-00258.1 (2012)

2011 :

Mapes B. E., and R. B. Neale, Parameterizing convective organization to avoid the entrainment dilemma, J. Adv. Model Earth Syst., 3, M06004. doi:10.1029/2011MS000042 (2011)

Tzella, A. and B. Legras, A Lagrangian view of convective sources for transport of air across the Tropical Tropopause Layer: distribution, times and the radiative influence of clouds, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 11, doi : 10.5194/acp-11-12517-2011 (2011)

Van den Heever, S. C., G. L. Stephens, and N. B. Wood, Aerosol indirect effects on tropical convection characteristics under conditions of radiative-convective equilibrium. J. Atmos. Sci., 68, 699-718 (2011)

2010 :

Hendricks J., A Falb., C. J. Stubenrauch, U. Lohmann and C. Emde, A Method for comparing properties of cirrus clouds in global climate models with those retrieved from IR sounder satellite observations. Meteorol. Z., 19, 577-589 (2010).

Lebsock, M.D., G.L. Stephens and C. Kummerow, An observed tropical oceanic radiative-convective cloud feedback, J. Climate, 23, 2065-2078, doi: 10.1175/2009JCLI3091.1 (2010)

Rossow, W.B., and Y.-C. Zhang, Evaluation of a statistical model of cloud vertical structure using combined CloudSat and CALIPSO cloud layer profiles. J. Climate, 23, 6641-6653, doi: 10.1175/2010JCLI3734.1 (2010)

Stubenrauch. C. J., S. Cros. A. Guignard, and N. Lamquin, A six-year global cloud climatology from the Atmospheric InfraRed Sounder aboard the Aqua Satellite: statistical analysis in synergy with CALIPSO and CloudSat. Atmos. Chem. Phys., 10, 7197−7214 (2010).

Yuan, J., and R. A. Houze Jr, Global Variability of Mesoscale Convective System Anvil Structure from A-Train Satellite Data , J. Climate, 23, 5864-5888 (2010)

2009 :

Romps, D.M., and Z. Kuang, Overshooting convection in tropical cyclones. GRL, 36, L09804, dos:10.1029/2009GL037396 (2009)

2008 :

Jakob, C., and C. Schumacher, Precipitation and latent heating characteristics of the major tropical western Pacific cloud regimes. J. Climate, 21, 4348-4346 (2008)

L’Ecuyer, T. S., N. B. Wood, T. Haladay, G. L. Stephens, and P. W. Stackhouse Jr., Impact of clouds on atmospheric heating based on the R04 CloudSat fluxes and heating rates data set. J. Geophys. Res., 113, D00A15, doi:10.1029/2008JD009951 (2008)

Stephens, G. L, S. Van den Heever and L. A. Pakula, Radiative Convective Feedback in Idealized States of Radiative-Convective Equilibrium. J. Atmos. Sci., 65, 3899-3916 (2008)

Stephens, G. L., et al., CloudSat mission: Performance and early science after the first year of operation. J. Geophys. Res., 113, D00A18, doi:10.1029/2008JD009982 (2008)

2007 :

Liu, C., E. J. Zipser, and S. W. Nesbitt, Global Distribution of Tropical Deep Convection: Different Perspectives from TRMM Infrared and Radar Data, J. Climate, 20, 489-503 (2007)

Rossow, W.B., and C. Pearl, 22-yr survey of tropical convection penetrating into the lower stratosphere. GRL, 34, L04803, doi:10/1029/2006GL028635 (2007)

2005 :

Del Genio, A.D., W. Kovari, M. Yao, and J. Jonas, Cumulus Microphysics and Climate Sensitivity. J. Climate, 18, 2376–2387, doi:10.1175/JCLI3413.1 (2005)

Rossow, W.B., G. Tselioudis, A. Polak and C. Jakob, Tropical climate described as a distribution of weather states indicated by distinct mesoscale cloud property mixtures. Geophys. Res. Lett., 32, doi 10.1029/2005GL024584 (2005)

Rossow, W.B., Y.-C. Zhang, and J. Wang, A statistical model of cloud vertical structure based on reconciling cloud layer amounts inferred from satellites and radiosonde humidity profiles. J. Climate, 18, 3587-3605, doi:10.1175/JCLI3479.1 (2005)

2004 :

Luo, Z., and W.B. Rossow, Characterizing tropical cirrus life cycle, evolution, and interaction with upper-tropospheric water vapor using Lagrangian trajectory analysis of satellite observations. J. Climate, 17, 4541-4563, doi:10.1175/3222.1 (2004)

Schumacher, C., R. A. Houze, and I. Kraucunas, The Tropical Dynamical Response to Latent Heating Estimates Derived from the TRMM Precipitation Radar. J. Atmos. Sci., 61, 1341-1358 (2004)

2003 :

Jakob, C., and G. Tselioudis, Objective identification of cloud regimes in the tropical western Pacific. GRL 30, 2082, doi:10/1029/2003GL018367 (2003)

2002 :

Del Genio, A. D., and W. Kovari, Climatic Properties of Tropical Precipitating Convection underVarying Environmental Conditions, J. Climate, 15, 2597-2615 (2002)

1999 :

Sohn, B.-J., Cloud-Induced Infrared Radiative Heating and Its Implications for Large-Scale Tropical Circulations, J. Atmos. Sci., 56, 2657-2672 (1999)

1998 :

Machado, L.A.T., W.B. Rossow, R.L. Guedes, and A.W. Walker, Life cycle variations of mesoscale convective systems over the Americas. Mon. Wea. Rev., 126, 1630-1654 (1998)

1994 :

Sherwood, S. C., V. Ramanathan, T. Barnett, M. Tyree, and E. Roeckner, Response of an atmospheric GCM to radiative forcing of tropical clouds. J. Geophys. Res., 99, 20 829–20 845 (1994)

1993 :

Machado, L.A.T., and W.B. Rossow, Structural characteristics and radiative properties of tropical cloud clusters. Mon. Wea. Rev, 121, 3234-3260 (1993)

1991 :

Slingo, J. M., and A. Slingo, The response of a general circulation model to cloud longwave radiative forcing. II: Further studies, Quart. J. Roy. Meteor. Soc., 117, 333–364 (1991)

1982 :

Houze, R.A., and P.V. Hobbs, Organization and structure of precipitating systems. Advances Geophys., 24, Academic Press, 225-315 (1982)