Publications

Kunkel, K., R. Frankson, J. Runkle, S. Champion, L. Stevens, D. Easterling, and B. Stewart, 2017: State Climate Summaries for the United States. NOAA Technical Report NESDIS 149., http://stateclimatesummaries.globalchange.gov/

Leeper, R. D., J. E. Bell, C. Vines, and M. Palecki, 2017: An evaluation of the North American regional reanalysis simulated soil moisture conditions during the 2011 to 2013 drought period. Journal of Hydrometeorology, 18, 515-527. http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/JHM-D-16-0132.1

Balbus, J., A. Crimmins, J. L. Gamble, D. R. Easterling, K. E. Kunkel, S. Saha, and M. C. Sarofim, 2016: Ch. 1: Introduction: Climate Change and Human Health. The Impacts of Climate Change on Human Health in the United States: A Scientific Assessment, U.S. Global Change Research Program, 25–42. http://dx.doi.org/10.7930/J0VX0DFW

Bell, J. E., S. C. Herring, L. Jantarasami, C. Adrianopoli, K. Benedict, K. Conlon, V. Escobar, J. Hess, J. Luvall, C. P. Garcia-Pando, D. Quattrochi, J. Runkle, and C. J. Schreck, III, 2016: Ch. 4: Impacts of Extreme Events on Human Health. The Impacts of Climate Change on Human Health in the United States: A Scientific Assessment, U.S. Global Change Research Program, 99–128. http://dx.doi.org/10.7930/J0BZ63ZV.

Claverie, M., J. L. Matthews, E. F. Vermote, and C. O. Justice, 2016: A 30+ year AVHRR LAI and FAPAR Climate Data Record: Algorithm description and validation. Remote Sensing, 8, 263. http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/rs8030263

Coopersmith, E. J., M. H. Cosh, J. E. Bell, and R. Boyles, 2016: Using machine learning to produce near surface soil moisture estimates from deeper in situ records at U.S. Climate Reference Network (USCRN) locations: Analysis and applications to AMSR-E satellite validation. Advances in Water Resources, 98, 122-131. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.advwatres.2016.10.007

Coopersmith, E. J., M. H. Cosh, J. E. Bell, and W. T. Crow, 2016: Multi-profile analysis of soil moisture within the US Climate Reference Network. Vadose Zone Journal, 15. http://dx.doi.org/10.2136/vzj2015.01.0016

Coopersmith, E. J., M. H. Cosh, J. E. Bell, V. Kelly, M. Hall, M. A. Palecki, and M. Temimi, 2016: Deploying temporary networks for upscaling of sparse network stations. International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation, 52, 433-444. http://dx.doi.org/http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jag.2016.07.013

Crimmins, A., J. Balbus, J. L. Gamble, D. R. Easterling, K. L. Ebi, J. Hess, K. E. Kunkel, D. M. Mills, and M. C. Sarofim, 2016: Appendix 1: Technical Support Document: Modeling Future Climate Impacts on Human Health. The Impacts of Climate Change on Human Health in the United States: A Scientific Assessment, U.S. Global Change Research Program, 287–300. http://dx.doi.org/10.7930/J0KH0K83

Diamond, H. J., and C. J. Schreck, 2016: The tropics [in “State of the Climate in 2015”]. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 97, S93-S130. http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/2016BAMSStateoftheClimate.1

Herring, S. C., A. Hoell, M. P. Hoerling, J. P. Kossin, C. J. Schreck, III, and P. A. Stott, Eds., 2016: Explaining Extreme Events of 2015 from a Climate Perspective. Vol. 97, S1–S145 pp., https://www.ametsoc.org/ams/index.cfm/publications/bulletin-of-the-american-meteorological-society-bams/explaining-extreme-events-from-a-climate-perspective/

K. E. Kunkel, M. F. Wehner, and L. Sun, 2016: Detection and attribution of climate extremes in the observed record. Weather and Climate Extremes, 11, 17-27. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.wace.2016.01.001

Janssen, E., R. L. Sriver, D. J. Wuebbles, and K. E. Kunkel, 2016: Seasonal and regional variations in extreme precipitation event frequency using CMIP5. Geophysical Research Letters, 43, 5385-5393. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/2016GL069151

Kim, B., D.-J. Seo, S. J. Noh, O. P. Prat, and B. R. Nelson, 2016: Improving multisensor estimation of heavy-to-extreme precipitation via conditional bias-penalized optimal estimation. Journal of Hydrology, In press. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jhydrol.2016.10.052

Klotzbach, P. J., E. C. J. Oliver, R. D. Leeper, and C. J. Schreck, III, 2016: The relationship between the Madden–Julian Oscillation (MJO) and southeastern New England snowfall. Monthly Weather Review, 144, 1355-1362. http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/MWR-D-15-0434.1

Knapp, K. R., J. L. Matthews, J. P. Kossin, and C. C. Hennon, 2016: Identification of tropical cyclone storm types using crowdsourcing. Monthly Weather Review, 144, 3783-3798. http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/MWR-D-16-0022.1

Kunkel, K. E., and R. M. Frankson, 2016: Global land surface extremes of precipitation. Journal of Extreme Events, 2, 1550004. http://dx.doi.org/10.1142/S2345737615500049

Kunkel, K. E., D. A. Robinson, S. Champion, X. Yin, T. Estilow, and R. M. Frankson, 2016: Trends and extremes in Northern Hemisphere snow characteristics. Current Climate Change Reports, 2, 65-73. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s40641-016-0036-8

Nelson, B. R., O. P. Prat, D. J. Seo, and E. Habib, 2016: Assessment and implications of NCEP Stage IV quantitative precipitation estimates for product intercomparisons. Weather and Forecasting, 31, 371-394. http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/WAF-D-14-00112.1

Paquin, D., A. Frigon, and K. E. Kunkel, 2016: Evaluation of total precipitable water from CRCM4 using NVAP-MEaSUREs dataset and ERA-Interim reanalysis. Atmosphere-Ocean, 54. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/07055900.2016.1230043

Peng, G., J. Lawrimore, V. Toner, C. Lief, R. Baldwin, N. Ritchey, D. Brinegar, and S. A. Del Greco, 2016: Assessing Stewardship Maturity of the Global Historical Climatology Network-Monthly (GHCN-M) Dataset: Use Case Study and Lessons Learned. D.-Lib Magazine, 22. http://dx.doi.org/10.1045/november2016-peng

Peng, G., N. A. Ritchey, K. S. Casey, E. J. Kearns, J. L. Privette, D. Saunders, P. Jones, T. Maycock, and S. Ansari, 2016: Scientific stewardship in the Open Data and Big Data era – Roles and responsibilities of stewards and other major product stakeholders. D.-Lib Magazine, 22. http://dx.doi.org/10.1045/may2016-peng

Peng, G., L. Shi, S. T. Stegall, J. L. Matthews, and C. W. Fairall, 2016: An evaluation of HIRS near-surface air temperature product in the Arctic with SHEBA data. Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology, 33, 453-460. http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/JTECH-D-15-0217.1

Prat, O. P., and B. R. Nelson, 2016: On the link between tropical cyclones and daily rainfall extremes derived from global satellite observations. Journal of Climate, 29, 6127-6135. http://dx.doi.org/doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-16-0289.1

Quintanar, A. I., R. Mahmood, A. Suarez, and R. Leeper, 2016: Atmospheric sensitivity to roughness length in a regional atmospheric model over the Ohio–Tennessee River Valley. Meteorology and Atmospheric Physics, 128, 315-330. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00703-015-0415-z

Schreck, C. J., 2016: Convectively Coupled Kelvin Waves and Tropical Cyclogenesis in a semi-Lagrangian framework. Monthly Weather Review. http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/MWR-D-16-0237.1

J. L. Matthews, S.-p. Ho, Q. Yang, and J. J. Bates, 2016: Algorithm development of temperature and humidity profile retrievals for long-term HIRS observations. Remote Sensing, 8, 280. http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/rs8040280

USGCRP, 2016: The Impacts of Climate Change on Human Health in the United States: A Scientific Assessment. A. Crimmins, J. Balbus, J. L. Gamble, C. B. Beard, J. E. Bell, D. Dodgen, R. J. Eisen, N. Fann, M. D. Hawkins, S. C. Herring, L. Jantarasami, D. M. Mills, S. Saha, M. C. Sarofim, J. Trtanj, and L. Ziska, Eds. U.S. Global Change Research Program, 312 pp. http://dx.doi.org/10.7930/J0R49NQX

Waple, A. M., S. M. Champion, K. E. Kunkel, and C. Tilmes, 2016: Innovations in information management and access for assessments. Climatic Change, 135, 69-83. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10584-015-1588-7

Ashouri, H., K.-L. Hsu, S. Sorooshian, D. K. Braithwaite, K. R. Knapp, L. D. Cecil, B. R. Nelson, and O. P. Prat, 2015: PERSIANN-CDR: daily precipitation Climate Data Record from multi-satellite observations for hydrological and climate studies. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 96, 69-83. http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/BAMS-D-13-00068.1

Bell, J. E., R. D. Leeper, M. A. Palecki, E. Coopersmith, T. Wilson, R. Bilotta, and S. Embler, 2015: Evaluation of the 2012 Drought with a Newly Established National Soil Monitoring Network. Vadose Zone Journal, 14. http://dx.doi.org/10.2136/vzj2015.02.0023

Bilotta, R., J. E. Bell, E. Shepherd, and A. Arguez, 2015: Calculation and evaluation of an air-freezing index for the 1981–2010 climate normals period in the coterminous United States. Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology, 54, 69-76. http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/JAMC-D-14-0119.1

Coopersmith, E. J., J. E. Bell, and M. H. Cosh, 2015: Extending the soil moisture data record of the U.S. Climate Reference Network (USCRN) and Soil Climate Analysis Network (SCAN). Advances in Water Resources, 79, 80-90. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.advwatres.2015.02.006

Coopersmith, E. J., M. H. Cosh, R. Bindlish, and J. Bell, 2015: Comparing AMSR-E soil moisture estimates to the extended record of the U.S. Climate Reference Network (USCRN). Advances in Water Resources, 85, 79-85. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.advwatres.2015.09.003

Frei, A., K. E. Kunkel, and A. Matonse, 2015: The seasonal nature of extreme hydrological events in the Northeastern United States. Journal of Hydrometeorology, 16, 2065–2085. http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/JHM-D-14-0237.1

Hennon, C. C., K. R. Knapp, C. J. Schreck, III, S. E. Stevens, J. P. Kossin, P. W. Thorne, P. A. Hennon, M. C. Kruk, J. Rennie, J.-M. Gadéa, M. Striegl, and I. Carley, 2015: Cyclone Center: Can citizen scientists improve tropical cyclone intensity records? Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 96, 591-607. http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/BAMS-D-13-00152.1

Huang, B., V. F. Banzon, E. Freeman, J. Lawrimore, W. Liu, T. C. Peterson, T. M. Smith, P. W. Thorne, S. D. Woodruff, and H.-M. Zhang, 2015: Extended Reconstructed Sea Surface Temperature Version 4 (ERSST.v4). Part I: Upgrades and intercomparisons. Journal of Climate, 28, 911-930. http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/JCLI-D-14-00006.1

Inamdar, A., and P. Guillevic, 2015: Net surface shortwave radiation from GOES imagery—product evaluation using ground-based measurements from SURFRAD. Remote Sensing, 7, 10788. http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/rs70810788

Inamdar, A., and K. R. Knapp, 2015: Inter-comparison of independent calibration techniques applied to the visible channel of the ISCCP B1 data. Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, 32, 1225-1240. http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/JTECH-D-14-00040.1

Jacobs, J., S. K. Moore, K. E. Kunkel, and L. Sun, 2015: A framework for examining climate-driven changes to the seasonality and geographical range of coastal pathogens and harmful algae. Climate Risk Management, 8, 16-27. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.crm.2015.03.002

Kibler, S. R., P. A. Tester, K. E. Kunkel, S. K. Moore, and R. W. Litaker, 2015: Effects of ocean warming on growth and distribution of dinoflagellates associated with ciguatera fish poisoning in the Caribbean. Ecological Modelling, 316, 194-210. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ecolmodel.2015.08.020

Kilpatrick, K. A., G. Podestá, S. Walsh, E. Williams, V. Halliwell, M. Szczodrak, O. B. Brown, P. J. Minnett, and R. Evans, 2015: A decade of sea surface temperature from MODIS. Remote Sensing of Environment, 165, 27-41. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.rse.2015.04.023

Kossin, J. P., T. R. Knutson, K. A. Emanuel, T. R. Karl, K. E. Kunkel, and J. J. O’Brien, 2015: Reply to ‘Comment on “Monitoring and Understanding Trends in Extreme Storms – State of Knowledge”’. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 96, 1177–1179. http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/BAMS-D-14-00261.1

Kunkel, K. E., R. Moss, and A. Parris, 2015: Innovations in science and scenarios for assessment. Climatic Change, 135, 55-68. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10584-015-1494-z

Kunkel, K. E., R. S. Vose, L. E. Stevens, and R. W. Knight, 2015: Is the monthly temperature climate of the United States becoming more extreme? Geophysical Research Letters, 42, 2014GL062035. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/2014GL062035

Leeper, R. D., and J. Kochendorfer, 2015: Evaporation from weighing precipitation gauges: Impacts on automated gauge measurements and quality assurance methods. Atmospheric Measurement Techniques, 8, 2291-2300. http://dx.doi.org/10.5194/amt-8-2291-2015

Leeper, R. D., M. A. Palecki, and E. Davis, 2015: Methods to calculate precipitation from weighing bucket gauges with redundant depth measurements. Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology, 32, 1179-1190. http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/JTECH-D-14-00185.1

Leeper, R. D., J. Rennie, and M. A. Palecki, 2015: Observational perspectives from U.S. Climate Reference Network (USCRN) and Cooperative Observer Program (COOP) Network: Temperature and precipitation comparison. Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology, 32, 703-721. http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/JTECH-D-14-00172.1

Liu, W., B. Huang, P. W. Thorne, V. F. Banzon, H.-M. Zhang, E. Freeman, J. Lawrimore, T. C. Peterson, T. M. Smith, and S. D. Woodruff, 2015: Extended Reconstructed Sea Surface Temperature Version 4 (ERSST.v4): Part II. Parametric and Structural Uncertainty Estimations. Journal of Climate, 28, 931-951. http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/JCLI-D-14-00007.1

Liu, W., Z. Liu, J. Cheng, and H. Hu, 2015: On the stability of the Atlantic meridional overturning circulation during the last deglaciation. Climate Dynamics, 44, 1257-1275. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00382-014-2153-1

Miao, C., H. Ashouri, K.-L. Hsu, S. Sorooshian, and Q. Duan, 2015: Evaluation of the PERSIANN-CDR daily rainfall estimates in capturing the behavior of extreme precipitation events over China. Journal of Hydrometeorology. http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/JHM-D-14-0174.1

Peng, G., J. L. Privette, E. J. Kearns, N. A. Ritchey, and S. Ansari, 2015: A unified framework for measuring stewardship practices applied to digital environmental datasets. Data Science Journal, 13. http://dx.doi.org/10.2481/dsj.14-049

Prat, O. P., and B. R. Nelson, 2015: Evaluation of precipitation estimates over CONUS derived from satellite, radar, and rain gauge data sets at daily to annual scales (2002–2012). Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 19, 2037-2056. http://dx.doi.org/10.5194/hess-19-2037-2015

Santer, B. D., S. Solomon, C. Bonfils, M. D. Zelinka, J. F. Painter, F. Beltran, J. C. Fyfe, G. Johannesson, C. Mears, D. A. Ridley, J.-P. Vernier, and F. J. Wentz, 2015: Observed multivariable signals of late 20th and early 21st century volcanic activity. Geophysical Research Letters, 42, 500-509. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/2014GL062366

Schreck, C. J., III, 2015: Kelvin waves and tropical cyclogenesis: A global survey. Monthly Weather Review, 143. http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/MWR-D-15-0111.1

Schreck, C. J., III, S. Bennett, J. M. Cordeira, J. Crouch, J. Dissen, A. L. Lang, D. Margolin, A. O’Shay, J. Rennie, and M. J. Ventrice, 2015: Natural gas prices and the extreme winters of 2011/12 and 2013/14: Causes, indicators, and interactions. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 96, S93-S96. http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/BAMS-D-13-00237.1

Smith, A. B., and J. L. Matthews, 2015: Quantifying uncertainty and variable sensitivity within the US billion-dollar weather and climate disaster cost estimates. Natural Hazards, 77, 1829-1851. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11069-015-1678-x

Sun, L., K. E. Kunkel, L. E. Stevens, A. Buddenberg, J. G. Dobson, and D. R. Easterling, 2015: Regional Surface Climate Conditions in CMIP3 and CMIP5 for the United States: Differences, Similarities, and Implications for the U.S. National Climate Assessment. NOAA Technical Report, NESDIS 144, 111 pp. http://dx.doi.org/10.7289/V5RB72KG

Vins, H., J. Bell, S. Saha, and J. J. Hess, 2015: The Mental Health Outcomes of Drought: A Systematic Review and Causal Process Diagram. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 12. http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/ijerph121013251

Allen, T. R., 2014: Advances in remote sensing of coastal wetlands: LiDAR, SAR, and object-oriented case studies from North Carolina. Remote Sensing and Modeling, C. W. Finkl, and C. Makowski, Eds., Springer International Publishing, 405-428. Available online at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-06326-3_17

Baxter, M. A., G. M. Lackmann, K. M. Mahoney, T. E. Workoff, and T. M. Hamill, 2014: Verification of quantitative precipitation reforecasts over the southeastern United States. Weather and Forecasting, 29, 1199-1207, doi:10.1175/WAF-D-14-00055.1. Available online at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/WAF-D-14-00055.1

De Haan, L. L., M. Kanamitsu, F. De Sales, and L. Sun, 2014: An evaluation of the seasonal added value of downscaling over the United States using new verification measures. Theoretical and Applied Climatology, 1-11, doi:10.1007/s00704-014-1278-9. Available online at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00704-014-1278-9

Guillevic, P. C., J. C. Biard, G. C. Hulley, J. L. Privette, S. J. Hook, A. Olioso, F. M. Göttsche, R. Radocinski, M. O. Román, Y. Yu, and I. Csiszar, 2014: Validation of land surface temperature products derived from the Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) using ground-based and heritage satellite measurements. Remote Sensing of Environment, 154, 19-37, doi:10.1016/j.rse.2014.08.013. Available online at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.rse.2014.08.013

Hennon, C. C., K. R. Knapp, C. J. Schreck, III, S. E. Stevens, J. P. Kossin, P. W. Thorne, P. A. Hennon, M. C. Kruk, J. Rennie, J.-M. Gadéa, M. Striegl, and I. Carley, 2014: Cyclone Center: Can citizen scientists improve tropical cyclone intensity records? Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, In press, doi:10.1175/BAMS-D-13-00152.1. Available online at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/BAMS-D-13-00152.1

Hsu, K., H. Ashouri, D. Braithwaite, and S. Sorooshian, 2014: Climate Data Record (CDR) Program. Climate Algorithm Theoretical Basis Document (C-ATBD). Precipitation – PERSIANN-CDR. Version 2. CDRP-ATBD-0286, 30 pp., NOAA National Climatic Data Center. Available online at: http://www1.ncdc.noaa.gov/pub/data/sds/cdr/CDRs/PERSIANN/AlgorithmDescription.pdf

Inamdar, A., and P. C. Guillevic, 2014: A new approach to monitor net surface solar radiation from geostationary imagery. Proceedings of the American Meteorological Society’s 95th Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA.

Janssen, E., D. J. Wuebbles, K. E. Kunkel, S. C. Olsen, and A. Goodman, 2014: Observational- and model-based trends and projections of extreme precipitation over the contiguous United States. Earth’s Future, 2, 2013EF000185, doi:10.1002/2013EF000185. Available online at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/2013EF000185

Kruk, M. C., C. J. Schreck, III, and T. Evans, 2014: [The Tropics] Eastern North Pacific basin [in “State of the Climate in 2013”]. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, J. Blunden, and D. S. Arndt, Eds., American Meteorological Society, S90-S92. Available online at: http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/pdf/10.1175/2014BAMSStateoftheClimate.1

Kumjian, M. R., and O. P. Prat, 2014: The impact of raindrop collisional processes on the polarimetric radar variables. Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, 71, 3052-3067, doi:10.1175/JAS-D-13-0357.1. Available online at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/JAS-D-13-0357.1

Lawrimore, J., T. R. Karl, M. Squires, D. A. Robinson, and K. E. Kunkel, 2014: Trends and variability in severe snowstorms east of the Rocky Mountains. Journal of Hydrometeorology, 15, 1762-1777, doi:10.1175/JHM-D-13-068.1. Available online at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/JHM-D-13-068.1

Li, H., M. Kanamitsu, S.-Y. Hong, K. Yoshimura, D. Cayan, V. Misra, and L. Sun, 2014: Projected climate change scenario over California by a regional ocean–atmosphere coupled model system. Climatic Change, 122, 609-619, doi:10.1007/s10584-013-1025-8. Available online at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10584-013-1025-8

Meier, W. N., G. Peng, D. J. Scott, and M. Savoie, 2014: Verification of a new NOAA/NSIDC passive microwave sea-ice concentration climate record. Polar Research, 33, doi:10.3402/polar.v33.21004. Available online at: http://www.polarresearch.net/index.php/polar/article/view/21004

Peng, G., J.-R. Bidlot, H. P. Freitag, and C. J. Schreck, III, 2014: Directional bias of TAO daily buoy wind vectors in the Central Equatorial Pacific Ocean from November 2008 to January 2010. Data Science Journal, 13, 79-87, doi:10.2481/dsj.14-019. Available online at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1045/may2016-peng

Peterson, T. C., T. R. Karl, J. P. Kossin, K. E. Kunkel, J. H. Lawrimore, J. R. McMahon, R. S. Vose, and X. Yin, 2014: Changes in weather and climate extremes: State of knowledge relevant to air and water quality in the United States. Journal of the Air & Waste Management Association, 64, 184-197, doi:10.1080/10962247.2013.851044. Available online at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10962247.2013.851044

Prat, O. P., and B. R. Nelson, 2014: Characteristics of annual, seasonal, and diurnal precipitation in the Southeastern United States derived from long-term remotely sensed data. Atmospheric Research, 144, 4-20, doi:10.1016/j.atmosres.2013.07.022. Available online at: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0169809513002160

Rennie, J. J., J. H. Lawrimore, B. E. Gleason, P. W. Thorne, C. P. Morice, M. J. Menne, C. N. Williams, W. G. de Almeida, J. R. Christy, M. Flannery, M. Ishihara, K. Kamiguchi, A. M. G. Klein-Tank, A. Mhanda, D. H. Lister, V. Razuvaev, M. Renom, M. Rusticucci, J. Tandy, S. J. Worley, V. Venema, W. Angel, M. Brunet, B. Dattore, H. Diamond, M. A. Lazzara, F. Le Blancq, J. Luterbacher, H. Mächel, J. Revadekar, R. S. Vose, and X. Yin, 2014: The International Surface Temperature Initiative global land surface databank: Monthly temperature data release description and methods. Geoscience Data Journal, 1, 75-102, doi:10.1002/gdj3.8. Available online at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/gdj3.8

Santer, B. D., C. Bonfils, J. F. Painter, M. D. Zelinka, C. Mears, S. Solomon, G. A. Schmidt, J. C. Fyfe, J. N. S. Cole, L. Nazarenko, K. E. Taylor, and F. J. Wentz, 2014: Volcanic contribution to decadal changes in tropospheric temperature. Nature Geosci, 7, 185-189, doi:10.1038/ngeo2098. Available online at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/ngeo2098

Vose, R. S., S. Applequist, M. A. Bourassa, S. C. Pryor, R. J. Barthelmie, B. Blanton, P. D. Bromirski, H. E. Brooks, A. T. DeGaetano, R. M. Dole, D. R. Easterling, R. E. Jensen, T. R. Karl, R. W. Katz, K. Klink, M. C. Kruk, K. E. Kunkel, M. C. MacCracken, T. C. Peterson, K. Shein, B. R. Thomas, J. E. Walsh, X. L. Wang, M. F. Wehner, D. J. Wuebbles, and R. S. Young, 2014: Monitoring and understanding changes in extremes: Extratropical storms, winds, and waves. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 95, 377-386, doi:10.1175/BAMS-D-12-00162.1. Available online at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/BAMS-D-12-00162.1

Walsh, J., D. Wuebbles, K. Hayhoe, J. Kossin, K. Kunkel, G. Stephens, P. Thorne, R. Vose, M. Wehner, J. Willis, D. Anderson, S. Doney, R. Feely, P. Hennon, V. Kharin, T. Knutson, F. Landerer, T. Lenton, J. Kennedy, and R. Somerville, 2014: Ch. 2: Our Changing Climate. Climate Change Impacts in the United States: The Third National Climate Assessment, J. M. Melillo, Terese (T.C.) Richmond, and G. W. Yohe, Eds., U.S. Global Change Research Program, 19-67. Available online at: http://nca2014.globalchange.gov/report/our-changing-climate/introduction

Walsh, J., D. Wuebbles, K. Hayhoe, J. Kossin, K. Kunkel, G. Stephens, P. Thorne, R. Vose, M. Wehner, J. Willis, D. Anderson, V. Kharin, T. Knutson, F. Landerer, T. Lenton, J. Kennedy, and R. Somerville, 2014: Appendix 3: Climate Science Supplement. Climate Change Impacts in the United States: The Third National Climate Assessment, J. M. Melillo, Terese (T.C.) Richmond, and G. W. Yohe, Eds., U.S. Global Change Research Program, 735-789. Available online at: http://nca2014.globalchange.gov/report/appendices/climate-science-supplement

Walsh, J., D. Wuebbles, K. Hayhoe, J. Kossin, K. Kunkel, G. Stephens, P. Thorne, R. Vose, M. Wehner, J. Willis, D. Anderson, V. Kharin, T. Knutson, F. Landerer, T. Lenton, J. Kennedy, and R. Somerville, 2014: Appendix 4: Frequently Asked Questions. Climate Change Impacts in the United States: The Third National Climate Assessment, J. M. Melillo, Terese (T.C.) Richmond, and G. W. Yohe, Eds., U.S. Global Change Research Program, 790-820. Available online at: http://nca2014.globalchange.gov/report/appendices/faqs

Wuebbles, D., G. Meehl, K. Hayhoe, T. R. Karl, K. Kunkel, B. Santer, M. Wehner, B. Colle, E. M. Fischer, R. Fu, A. Goodman, E. Janssen, V. Kharin, H. Lee, W. Li, L. N. Long, S. C. Olsen, Z. Pan, A. Seth, J. Sheffield, and L. Sun, 2014: CMIP5 climate model analyses: climate extremes in the United States. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 95, 571-583, doi:10.1175/BAMS-D-12-00172.1. Available online at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/BAMS-D-12-00172.1

Wuebbles, D. J., K. Kunkel, M. Wehner, and Z. Zobel, 2014: Severe weather in United States under a changing climate. Eos, Transactions American Geophysical Union, 95, 149-150, doi:10.1002/2014EO180001. Available online at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/2014EO180001

Yan, L., Y. Luo, R. A. Sherry, J. E. Bell, X. Zhou, and J. Xia, 2014: Rain use efficiency as affected by climate warming and biofuel harvest: results from a 12-year field experiment. GCB Bioenergy, 6, 556-565, doi:10.1111/gcbb.12081. Available online at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/gcbb.12081

Allen, T. R., S. Sanchagrin, and G. McLeod, 2013: Visualization for hurricane storm surge risk awareness and emergency communication. Approaches to Disaster Management- Examining the Implications of Hazards, Emergencies, and Disasters J. Tiefenbacher, Ed., 105-129.

Arguez, A., R. S. Vose, and J. Dissen, 2013: Alternative climate normals: Impacts to the energy industry. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 94, 915-917, doi:10.1175/BAMS-D-12-00155.1. Available online at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/BAMS-D-12-00155.1

Bell, J. E., M. A. Palecki, C. B. Baker, W. G. Collins, J. H. Lawrimore, R. D. Leeper, M. E. Hall, J. Kochendorfer, T. P. Meyers, T. Wilson, and H. J. Diamond, 2013: U.S. Climate Reference Network soil moisture and temperature observations. Journal of Hydrometeorology, 14, 977-988, doi:10.1175/JHM-D-12-0146.1. Available online at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/JHM-D-12-0146.1

Diamond, H. J., T. R. Karl, M. A. Palecki, C. B. Baker, J. E. Bell, R. D. Leeper, D. R. Easterling, J. H. Lawrimore, T. P. Meyers, M. R. Helfert, G. Goodge, and P. W. Thorne, 2013: U.S. Climate Reference Network after one decade of operations: Status and assessment. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 94, 485-498, doi:10.1175/BAMS-D-12-00170.1. Available online at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/BAMS-D-12-00170.1

Gardiner, T., F. Madonna, J. Wang, D. N. Whiteman, J. Dykema, A. Fassò, P. W. Thorne, and G. Bodeker, 2013: Sampling and measurement issues in establishing a climate reference upper air network. Temperature: Its Measurement and Control in Science and Industry, Volume 8: Proceedings of the Ninth International Temperature Symposium, AIP Publishing, 1066-1071 pp.

Gottschalck, J., P. E. Roundy, C. J. Schreck, III, A. Vintzileos, and C. Zhang, 2013: Large-scale atmospheric and oceanic conditions during the 2011–12 DYNAMO field campaign. Monthly Weather Review, 141, 4173-4196, doi:10.1175/MWR-D-13-00022.1. Available online at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/MWR-D-13-00022.1

Guillevic, P. C., A. Bork-Unkelbach, F. M. Gottsche, G. Hulley, J. P. Gastellu-Etchegorry, F. S. Olesen, and J. L. Privette, 2013: Directional viewing effects on satellite land surface temperature products over sparse vegetation canopies – Amultisensor analysis. Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters, IEEE, 10, 1464-1468, doi:10.1109/LGRS.2013.2260319. Available online at: http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpl/articleDetails.jsp?arnumber=6545353

Guillevic, P. C., J. L. Privette, Y. Yunyue, F. M. Goettsche, G. Hulley, A. Olioso, J. Sobrino, T. Meyers, D. Ghent, A. Bork-Unkelbach, D. Courault, M. O. Roman, S. Hook, and I. Csiszar, 2013: NPP VIIRS land surface temperature product validation using worldwide observation networks. Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS), 2013 IEEE International, 640-643 pp. Available online at: http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpl/articleDetails.jsp?arnumber=6721238

Keener, V. W., K. Hamilton, S. K. Izuka, K. E. Kunkel, L. E. Stevens, and L. Sun, 2013: Regional Climate Trends and Scenarios for the U.S. National Climate Assessment: Part 8. Climate of the Pacific Islands. U.S. NOAA Technical Report NESDIS 142-8. 44 pp., National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service, Washington, D.C. Available online at: http://www.nesdis.noaa.gov/technical_reports/NOAA_NESDIS_Tech_Report_142-8-Climate_of_the_Pacific_Islands.pdf

Kingsmill, D. E., P. J. Neiman, B. J. Moore, M. Hughes, S. E. Yuter, and F. M. Ralph, 2013: Kinematic and thermodynamic structures of Sierra barrier jets and overrunning atmospheric rivers during a landfalling winter storm in northern California. Monthly Weather Review, 141, 2015-2036, doi:10.1175/MWR-D-12-00277.1. Available online at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/MWR-D-12-00277.1

Konrad, C. E., C. M. Fuhrmann, A. Bilot, B. D. Keim, M. C. Kruk, K. E. Kunkel, H. Needham, M. Shafer, and L. Stevens, 2013: Climate of the Southeast USA: Past, Present, and Future. Climate of the Southeast United States: Variability, Change, Impacts, and Vulnerability, K. Ingram, K. Dow, L. Carter, and J. Anderson, Eds., Island Press, 8-42. Available online at: http://islandpress.org/climate-southeast-united-states

Kruk, M. C., C. J. Schreck, III, and R. Tanabe, 2013: [The Tropics] Eastern North Pacific basin [in “State of the Climate in 2012”]. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 94, S89–S92, doi:10.1175/2013BAMSStateoftheClimate.1. Available online at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/2013BAMSStateoftheClimate.1

Kunkel, K. E., 2013: Uncertainties in observed changes in climate extremes. Extremes in a Changing Climate: Detection, Analysis and Uncertainty, A. AghaKouchak, D. Easterling, K. Hsu, S. Schubert, and S. Sorooshian, Eds., Springer Science & Business Media, 287-307.

Kunkel, K. E., T. R. Karl, H. Brooks, J. Kossin, J. Lawrimore, D. Arndt, L. Bosart, D. Changnon, S. L. Cutter, N. Doesken, K. Emanuel, P. Y. Groisman, R. W. Katz, T. Knutson, J. O’Brien, C. J. Paciorek, T. C. Peterson, K. Redmond, D. Robinson, J. Trapp, R. Vose, S. Weaver, M. Wehner, K. Wolter, and D. Wuebbles, 2013: Monitoring and understanding trends in extreme storms: State of knowledge. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 94, doi:10.1175/BAMS-D-11-00262.1. Available online at: http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/pdf/10.1175/BAMS-D-11-00262.1

Kunkel, K. E., T. R. Karl, D. R. Easterling, K. Redmond, J. Young, X. Yin, and P. Hennon, 2013: Probable maximum precipitation and climate change. Geophysical Research Letters, 40, 1402-1408, doi:10.1002/grl.50334. Available online at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/grl.50334

Kunkel, K. E., L. E. Stevens, S. E. Stevens, L. Sun, E. Janssen, D. Wuebbles, and J. G. Dobson, 2013: Regional Climate Trends and Scenarios for the U.S. National Climate Assessment: Part 9. Climate of the Contiguous United States. NOAA Technical Report NESDIS 142-9. 85 pp., National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service, Washington, D.C. Available online at: http://www.nesdis.noaa.gov/technical_reports/NOAA_NESDIS_Tech_Report_142-9-Climate_of_the_Contiguous_United_States.pdf

Kunkel, K. E., L. E. Stevens, S. E. Stevens, L. Sun, E. Janssen, D. Wuebbles, S. D. Hilberg, M. S. Timlin, L. Stoecker, N. E. Westcott, and J. G. Dobson, 2013: Regional Climate Trends and Scenarios for the U.S. National Climate Assessment: Part 3. Climate of the Midwest U.S. NOAA Technical Report NESDIS 142-3. 103 pp., National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service, Washington, D.C. Available online at: http://www.nesdis.noaa.gov/technical_reports/NOAA_NESDIS_Tech_Report_142-3-Climate_of_the_Midwest_U.S.pdf

Kunkel, K. E., L. E. Stevens, S. E. Stevens, L. Sun, E. Janssen, D. Wuebbles, C. E. Konrad, II, C. M. Fuhrman, B. D. Keim, M. C. Kruk, A. Billet, H. Needham, M. Schafer, and J. G. Dobson, 2013: Regional Climate Trends and Scenarios for the U.S. National Climate Assessment: Part 2. Climate of the Southeast U.S. NOAA Technical Report 142-2. 103 pp., National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service, Washington D.C. Available online at: http://www.nesdis.noaa.gov/technical_reports/NOAA_NESDIS_Tech_Report_142-2-Climate_of_the_Southeast_U.S.pdf

Kunkel, K. E., L. E. Stevens, S. E. Stevens, L. Sun, E. Janssen, D. Wuebbles, M. C. Kruk, D. P. Thomas, M. D. Shulski, N. Umphlett, K. G. Hubbard, K. Robbins, L. Romolo, A. Akyuz, T. Pathak, T. R. Bergantino, and J. G. Dobson, 2013: Regional Climate Trends and Scenarios for the U.S. National Climate Assessment: Part 4. Climate of the U.S. Great Plains. NOAA Technical Report NESDIS 142-4. 91 pp., National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service, Washington, D.C. Available online at: http://www.nesdis.noaa.gov/technical_reports/NOAA_NESDIS_Tech_Report_142-4-Climate_of_the_U.S.%20Great_Plains.pdf

Kunkel, K. E., L. E. Stevens, S. E. Stevens, L. Sun, E. Janssen, D. Wuebbles, K. T. Redmond, and J. G. Dobson, 2013: Regional Climate Trends and Scenarios for the U.S. National Climate Assessment: Part 5. Climate of the Southwest U.S. NOAA Technical Report NESDIS 142-5. 87 pp., National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service, Washington, D.C. Available online at: http://www.nesdis.noaa.gov/technical_reports/NOAA_NESDIS_Tech_Report_142-5-Climate_of_the_Southwest_U.S.pdf

Kunkel, K. E., L. E. Stevens, S. E. Stevens, L. Sun, E. Janssen, D. Wuebbles, K. T. Redmond, and J. G. Dobson, 2013: Regional Climate Trends and Scenarios for the U.S. National Climate Assessment: Part 6. Climate of the Northwest U.S. NOAA Technical Report NESDIS 142-6. 83 pp., National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service, Washington, D.C. Available online at: http://www.nesdis.noaa.gov/technical_reports/NOAA_NESDIS_Tech_Report_142-6-Climate_of_the_Northwest_U.S.pdf

Kunkel, K. E., L. E. Stevens, S. E. Stevens, L. Sun, E. Janssen, D. Wuebbles, J. Rennells, A. DeGaetano, and J. G. Dobson, 2013: Regional Climate Trends and Scenarios for the U.S. National Climate Assessment: Part 1. Climate of the Northeast U.S. NOAA Technical Report NESDIS 142-1. 87 pp., National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service, Washington, D.C. Available online at: http://www.nesdis.noaa.gov/technical_reports/NOAA_NESDIS_Tech_Report_142-1-Climate_of_the_Northeast_U.S.pdf

Lattanzio, A., J. Schulz, J. Matthews, A. Okuyama, B. Theodore, J. J. Bates, K. R. Knapp, Y. Kosaka, and L. Schüller, 2013: Land surface albedo from geostationary satelites: A multiagency collaboration within SCOPE-CM. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 94, 205-214, doi:10.1175/BAMS-D-11-00230.1. Available online at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/BAMS-D-11-00230.1

Lawrimore, J., J. Rennie, W. G. de Almeida, J. Christy, M. Flannery, B. Gleason, A. Klein-Tank, A. Mhanda, K. Ishihara, and D. Lister, 2013: The International Surface Temperature Initiative’s global land surface databank. Temperature: Its Measurement and Control in Science and Industry, Volume 8: Proceedings of the Ninth International Temperature Symposium, AIP Publishing, 1036-1041 pp.

Lawrimore, J., J. Rennie, and P. Thorne, 2013: Responding to the need for better global temperature data. Eos, Transactions American Geophysical Union, 94, 61-62, doi:10.1002/2013EO060002. Available online at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/2013EO060002

Lott, F. C., P. A. Stott, D. M. Mitchell, N. Christidis, N. P. Gillett, L. Haimberger, J. Perlwitz, and P. W. Thorne, 2013: Models versus radiosondes in the free atmosphere: A new detection and attribution analysis of temperature. Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 118, 2609-2619, doi:10.1002/jgrd.50255. Available online at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jgrd.50255

Matthews, J. L., E. L. Fiscus, R. C. Smith, and J. L. Heitman, 2013: Quantifying plant age and available water effects on soybean leaf conductance. Agronomy Journal, 105, 28-36, doi:10.2134/agronj2012.0263. Available online at: http://dx.doi.org/10.2134/agronj2012.0263

Matthews, J. L., E. Mannshardt, and P. Gremaud, 2013: Uncertainty quantification for climate observations. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 94, ES21-ES25, doi:10.1175/BAMS-D-12-00042.1. Available online at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/BAMS-D-12-00042.1

Matthews, J. L., R. C. Smith, and E. L. Fiscus, 2013: Confidence interval estimation for an empirical model quantifying the effect of soil moisture and plant development on soybean (Glycine max (L.) Merr.) leaf conductance. International Journal of Pure and Applied Mathematics, 83, 439-464.

Menne, M. J., C. N. Williams, and P. W. Thorne, 2013: Benchmarking the performance of pairwise homogenization of surface temperatures in the United States. Temperature: Its Measurement and Control in Science and Industry, Volume 8: Proceedings of the Ninth International Temperature Symposium, AIP Publishing, 1072-1077 pp.

Merchant, C. J., S. Matthiesen, N. A. Rayner, J. J. Remedios, P. D. Jones, F. Olesen, B. Trewin, P. W. Thorne, R. Auchmann, G. K. Corlett, P. C. Guillevic, and G. C. Hulley, 2013: The surface temperatures of Earth: Steps towards integrated understanding of variability and change. Geoscientific Instrumentation, Methods and Data Systems, 2, 305-321, doi:10.5194/gi-2-305-2013. Available online at: http://www.geosci-instrum-method-data-syst.net/2/305/2013/

Mitchell, D. M., P. W. Thorne, P. A. Stott, and L. J. Gray, 2013: Revisiting the controversial issue of tropical tropospheric temperature trends. Geophysical Research Letters, 40, 2801-2806, doi:10.1002/grl.50465. Available online at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/grl.50465

Nasrollahi, N., K. Hsu, and S. Sorooshian, 2013: An artificial neural network model to reduce false alarms in satellite precipitation products using MODIS and CloudSat observations. Journal of Hydrometeorology, 14, 1872-1883, doi:10.1175/JHM-D-12-0172.1. Available online at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/JHM-D-12-0172.1

Olioso, A., M. Mira Sarrio, D. Courault, O. Marloie, and P. Guillevic, 2013: Impact of surface emissivity and atmospheric conditions on surface temperatures estimated from top of canopy brightness temperatures derived from Landsat 7 data. 2013 IEEE International Geoscience & Remote Sensing Symposium Melbourne, Australia, IEEE.

Palecki, M. A., and J. E. Bell, 2013: U.S. Climate Reference Network soil moisture observations with triple redundancy: Measurement variability. Vadose Zone Journal, 12, doi:10.2136/vzj2012.0158. Available online at: http://vzj.geoscienceworld.org/content/12/2/vzj2012.0158.abstractN2

Peng, G., and W. N. Meier, 2013: Characterization of a satellite-based passive microwave sea ice concentration climate data record. Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS), 2013 IEEE International, Melbourne, Australia, 232-235 pp. Available online at: http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpl/articleDetails.jsp?arnumber=6721134

Peng, G., W. N. Meier, D. J. Scott, and M. H. Savoie, 2013: A long-term and reproducible passive microwave sea ice concentration data record for climate studies and monitoring. Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 5, 311-318, doi:10.5194/essd-5-311-2013. Available online at: http://www.earth-syst-sci-data.net/5/311/2013/

Peng, G., H.-M. Zhang, H. P. Frank, J.-R. Bidlot, M. Higaki, S. Stevens, and W. R. Hankins, 2013: Evaluation of various surface wind products with OceanSITES buoy measurements. Weather and Forecasting, 28, 1281-1303, doi:10.1175/WAF-D-12-00086.1. Available online at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/WAF-D-12-00086.1

Peterson, T. C., R. R. Heim, R. Hirsch, D. P. Kaiser, H. Brooks, N. S. Diffenbaugh, R. M. Dole, J. P. Giovannettone, K. Guirguis, T. R. Karl, R. W. Katz, K. Kunkel, D. Lettenmaier, G. J. McCabe, C. J. Paciorek, K. R. Ryberg, S. Schubert, V. B. S. Silva, B. C. Stewart, A. V. Vecchia, G. Villarini, R. S. Vose, J. Walsh, M. Wehner, D. Wolock, K. Wolter, C. A. Woodhouse, and D. Wuebbles, 2013: Monitoring and understanding changes in heat waves, cold waves, floods and droughts in the United States: State of knowledge. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 94, 821-834, doi:10.1175/BAMS-D-12-00066.1. Available online at: http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/pdf/10.1175/BAMS-D-12-00066.1

Prat, O. P., and B. R. Nelson, 2013: Precipitation contribution of tropical cyclones in the southeastern United States from 1998 to 2009 using TRMM satellite data. Journal of Climate, 26, 1047-1062, doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-11-00736.1. Available online at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/JCLI-D-11-00736.1

Prat, O. P., and B. R. Nelson, 2013: Mapping the world’s tropical cyclone rainfall contribution over land using the TRMM Multi-satellite Precipitation Analysis. Water Resources Research, 49, 7236-7254, doi:10.1002/wrcr.20527. Available online at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/wrcr.20527

Reynolds, R. W., D. B. Chelton, J. Roberts-Jones, M. J. Martin, D. Menemenlis, and C. J. Merchant, 2013: Objective determination of feature resolution in two sea surface temperature analyses. Journal of Climate, 26, 2514-2533, doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-12-00787.1. Available online at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/JCLI-D-12-00787.1

Santer, B. D., J. F. Painter, C. A. Mears, C. Doutriaux, P. Caldwell, J. M. Arblaster, P. J. Cameron-Smith, N. P. Gillett, P. J. Gleckler, J. Lanzante, J. Perlwitz, S. Solomon, P. A. Stott, K. E. Taylor, L. Terray, P. W. Thorne, M. F. Wehner, F. J. Wentz, T. M. L. Wigley, L. J. Wilcox, and C.-Z. Zou, 2013: Identifying human influences on atmospheric temperature. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 110, 26-33, doi:10.1073/pnas.1210514109. Available online at: http://www.pnas.org/content/110/1/26.abstract

Schreck, C. J., J. M. Cordeira, and D. Margolin, 2013: Which MJO events affect North American temperatures? Monthly Weather Review, 141, 3840-3850, doi:10.1175/MWR-D-13-00118.1. Available online at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/MWR-D-13-00118.1

Schreck, C. J., III, L. Shi, J. P. Kossin, and J. J. Bates, 2013: Identifying the MJO, equatorial waves, and their impacts using 32 years of HIRS upper-tropospheric water vapor. Journal of Climate, 26, 1418-1431, doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-12-00034.1. Available online at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/JCLI-D-12-00034.1

Sellars, S., P. Nguyen, W. Chu, X. Gao, K.-l. Hsu, and S. Sorooshian, 2013: Computational Earth science: Big data transformed into insight. Eos, Transactions American Geophysical Union, 94, 277-278, doi:10.1002/2013EO320001. Available online at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/2013EO320001

Shi, L., C. J. Schreck, III, and V. O. John, 2013: An improved HIRS upper tropospheric water vapor dataset and its correlations with major climate indices. Atmos. Chem. Phys. Discuss., 12, 33411-33442, doi:10.5194/acpd-12-33411-2012. Available online at: http://www.atmos-chem-phys-discuss.net/12/33411/2012/

Stewart, B. C., K. E. Kunkel, L. E. Stevens, L. Sun, and J. E. Walsh, 2013: Regional Climate Trends and Scenarios for the U.S. National Climate Assessment: Part 7. Climate of Alaska. NOAA Technical Report NESDIS 142-7. 60 pp. Available online at: http://www.nesdis.noaa.gov/technical_reports/NOAA_NESDIS_Tech_Report_142-7-Climate_of_Alaska.pdf

Thorne, P. W., J. H. Lawrimore, K. M. Willett, R. Allan, R. E. Chandler, A. Mhanda, M. de Podesta, A. Possolo, J. Revadekar, and M. Rusticucci, 2013: The International Surface Temperature Initiative. Temperature: Its Measurement and Control in Science and Industry, Volume 8: Proceedings of the Ninth International Temperature Symposium, AIP Publishing, 1020-1029 pp.

Thorne, P. W. V., H.; Bodeker, G.; Sommer, M.; Apituley, A.; Berger, F.; Bojinski, S.; Braathen, G.; Calpini, B.; Demoz, B.; Diamond, H. J.; Dykema, J.; Fassò, A.; Fujiwara, M.; Gardiner, T.; Hurst, D.; Leblanc, T.; Madonna, F.; Merlone, A.; Mikalsen, A.; Miller, C. D.; Reale, T.; Rannat, K.; Richter, C.; Seidel, D. J.; Shiotani, M.; Sisterson, D.; Tan, D. G. H.; Vose, R. S.; Voyles, J.; Wang, J.; Whiteman, D. N.; Williams, S., 2013: GCOS reference upper air network (GRUAN): Steps towards assuring future climate records. Temperature: Its Measurement and Control in Science and Industry, Volume 8: Proceedings of the Ninth International Temperature Symposium, AIP Publishing, 1042-1047 pp.

Trenberth, K. E., R. A. Anthes, A. Belward, O. Brown, T. Habermann, T. R. Karl, S. Running, B. Ryan, M. Tanner, and B. Wielicki, 2013: Challenges of a sustained climate observing system. Climate Science for Serving Society, G. R. Asrar, and J. W. Hurrell, Eds., Springer Netherlands, 13-50. Available online at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-94-007-6692-1_2

Ventrice, M. J., M. C. Wheeler, H. H. Hendon, C. J. Schreck, III, C. D. Thorncroft, and G. N. Kiladis, 2013: A modified multivariate Madden–Julian Oscillation index using velocity potential. Monthly Weather Review, 141, 4197-4210, doi:10.1175/MWR-D-12-00327.1. Available online at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/MWR-D-12-00327.1

Willett, K. M., C. N. Williams, Jr., R. J. H. Dunn, P. W. Thorne, S. Bell, M. de Podesta, P. D. Jones, and D. E. Parker, 2013: HadISDH: an updateable land surface specific humidity product for climate monitoring. Clim. Past, 9, 657-677, doi:10.5194/cp-9-657-2013. Available online at: http://www.clim-past.net/9/657/2013/

Zahraei, A., K.-l. Hsu, S. Sorooshian, J. J. Gourley, Y. Hong, and A. Behrangi, 2013: Short-term quantitative precipitation forecasting using an object-based approach. Journal of Hydrology, 483, 1-15, doi:10.1016/j.jhydrol.2012.09.052. Available online at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jhydrol.2012.09.052

Aiyyer, A., A. Mekonnen, and C. J. Schreck, III, 2012: Projection of tropical cyclones on wavenumber–frequency-filtered equatorial waves. Journal of Climate, 25, 3653-3658, doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-11-00451.1. Available online at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/JCLI-D-11-00451.1

Chandler, R. E., P. Thorne, J. Lawrimore, and K. Willett, 2012: Building trust in climate science: Data products for the 21st century. Environmetrics, 23, 373-381, doi:10.1002/env.2141. Available online at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/env.2141

Dash, P., A. Ignatov, M. Martin, C. Donlon, B. Brasnett, R. W. Reynolds, V. Banzon, H. Beggs, J.-F. Cayula, Y. Chao, R. Grumbine, E. Maturi, A. Harris, J. Mittaz, J. Sapper, T. M. Chin, J. Vazquez-Cuervo, E. M. Armstrong, C. Gentemann, J. Cummings, J.-F. Piollé, E. Autret, J. Roberts-Jones, S. Ishizaki, J. L. Høyer, and D. Poulter, 2012: Group for High Resolution Sea Surface Temperature (GHRSST) analysis fields inter-comparisons—Part 2: Near real time web-based level 4 SST Quality Monitor (L4-SQUAM). Deep Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography, 77–80, 31-43, doi:10.1016/j.dsr2.2012.04.002. Available online at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dsr2.2012.04.002

Dunn, R. J. H., K. M. Willett, P. W. Thorne, E. V. Woolley, I. Durre, A. Dai, D. E. Parker, and R. S. Vose, 2012: HadISD: A quality-controlled global synoptic report database for selected variables at long-term stations from 1973-2011. Climate of the Past, 8, 1649-1679, doi:10.5194/cp-8-1649-2012. Available online at: http://www.clim-past.net/8/1649/2012/

Guillevic, P. C., J. L. Privette, B. Coudert, M. A. Palecki, J. Demarty, C. Ottlé, and J. A. Augustine, 2012: Land Surface Temperature product validation using NOAA’s surface climate observation networks—Scaling methodology for the Visible Infrared Imager Radiometer Suite (VIIRS). Remote Sensing of Environment, 124, 282-298, doi:10.1016/j.rse.2012.05.004. Available online at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.rse.2012.05.004

Karl, T. R., B. E. Gleason, M. J. Menne, J. R. McMahon, R. R. Heim, M. J. Brewer, K. E. Kunkel, D. S. Arndt, J. L. Privette, J. J. Bates, P. Y. Groisman, and D. R. Easterling, 2012: U.S. temperature and drought: Recent anomalies and trends. Eos, Transactions American Geophysical Union, 93, 473-474, doi:10.1029/2012EO470001. Available online at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1029/2012EO470001

Kruk, M. C., C. J. Schreck, III, and P. A. Hennon, 2012: [The Tropics] Eastern North Pacific basin [in “State of the Climate in 2011”]. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 93, S105-S107. Available online at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/2013BAMSStateoftheClimate.1

Kunkel, K. E., D. R. Easterling, D. A. R. Kristovich, B. Gleason, L. Stoecker, and R. Smith, 2012: Meteorological causes of the secular variations in observed extreme precipitation events for the conterminous United States. Journal of Hydrometeorology, 13, 1131-1141, doi:10.1175/JHM-D-11-0108.1. Available online at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/JHM-D-11-0108.1

Liang, X.-Z., M. Xu, W. Gao, K. R. Reddy, K. Kunkel, D. L. Schmoldt, and A. N. Samel, 2012: A distributed cotton growth model developed from GOSSYM and its parameter determination. Agronomy Journal, 104, 661-674, doi:10.2134/agronj2011.0250. Available online at: http://dx.doi.org/10.2134/agronj2011.0250

Liang, X.-Z., M. Xu, X. Yuan, T. Ling, H. I. Choi, F. Zhang, L. Chen, S. Liu, S. Su, F. Qiao, Y. He, J. X. L. Wang, K. E. Kunkel, W. Gao, E. Joseph, V. Morris, T.-W. Yu, J. Dudhia, and J. Michalakes, 2012: Regional climate–weather research and forecasting model. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 93, 1363-1387, doi:10.1175/BAMS-D-11-00180.1. Available online at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/BAMS-D-11-00180.1

Martin, M., P. Dash, A. Ignatov, V. Banzon, H. Beggs, B. Brasnett, J.-F. Cayula, J. Cummings, C. Donlon, C. Gentemann, R. Grumbine, S. Ishizaki, E. Maturi, R. W. Reynolds, and J. Roberts-Jones, 2012: Group for High Resolution Sea Surface temperature (GHRSST) analysis fields inter-comparisons. Part 1: A GHRSST multi-product ensemble (GMPE). Deep Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography, 77–80, 21-30, doi:10.1016/j.dsr2.2012.04.013. Available online at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dsr2.2012.04.013

Mears, C. A., F. J. Wentz, and P. W. Thorne, 2012: Assessing the value of Microwave Sounding Unit–radiosonde comparisons in ascertaining errors in climate data records of tropospheric temperatures. Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 117, n/a-n/a, doi:10.1029/2012JD017710. Available online at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1029/2012JD017710

Prat, O. P., A. P. Barros, and F. Y. Testik, 2012: On the influence of raindrop collision outcomes on equilibrium drop size distributions. Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, 69, 1534-1546, doi:10.1175/JAS-D-11-0192.1. Available online at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/JAS-D-11-0192.1

Schreck, C. J., III, J. Molinari, and A. Aiyyer, 2012: A global view of equatorial waves and tropical cyclogenesis. Monthly Weather Review, 140, 774-788, doi:10.1175/MWR-D-11-00110.1. Available online at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/MWR-D-11-00110.1

Shi, L., G. Peng, and J. J. Bates, 2012: Surface air temperature and humidity from intersatellite-calibrated HIRS measurements in high latitudes. Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology, 29, 3-13, doi:10.1175/JTECH-D-11-00024.1. Available online at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/JTECH-D-11-00024.1

Ventrice, M. J., C. D. Thorncroft, and C. J. Schreck, III, 2012: Impacts of convectively coupled Kelvin waves on environmental conditions for Atlantic tropical cyclogenesis. Monthly Weather Review, 140, 2198-2214, doi:10.1175/MWR-D-11-00305.1. Available online at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/MWR-D-11-00305.1

Vose, R. S., S. Applequist, M. J. Menne, C. N. Williams, and P. Thorne, 2012: An intercomparison of temperature trends in the U.S. Historical Climatology Network and recent atmospheric reanalyses. Geophysical Research Letters, 39, n/a-n/a, doi:10.1029/2012GL051387. Available online at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1029/2012GL051387

Vose, R. S., D. Arndt, V. F. Banzon, D. R. Easterling, B. Gleason, B. Huang, E. Kearns, J. H. Lawrimore, M. J. Menne, T. C. Peterson, R. W. Reynolds, T. M. Smith, C. N. Williams, and D. B. Wuertz, 2012: NOAA’s Merged Land–Ocean Surface Temperature Analysis. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 93, 1677-1685, doi:10.1175/BAMS-D-11-00241.1. Available online at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/BAMS-D-11-00241.1

Williams, C. N., M. J. Menne, and P. W. Thorne, 2012: Benchmarking the performance of pairwise homogenization of surface temperatures in the United States. Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 117, n/a-n/a, doi:10.1029/2011JD016761. Available online at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1029/2011JD016761

Dai, A., J. Wang, P. W. Thorne, D. E. Parker, L. Haimberger, and X. L. Wang, 2011: A new approach to homogenize daily radiosonde humidity data. Journal of Climate, 24, 965-991, doi:10.1175/2010JCLI3816.1. Available online at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/2010JCLI3816.1

Lawrimore, J. H., M. J. Menne, B. E. Gleason, C. N. Williams, D. B. Wuertz, R. S. Vose, and J. Rennie, 2011: An overview of the Global Historical Climatology Network monthly mean temperature data set, version 3. Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 116, n/a-n/a, doi:10.1029/2011JD016187. Available online at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1029/2011JD016187

Leeper, R., R. Mahmood, and A. I. Quintanar, 2011: Influence of Karst landscape on planetary boundary layer atmosphere: A Weather Research and Forecasting (WRF) model–based investigation. Journal of Hydrometeorology, 12, 1512-1529, doi:10.1175/2011JHM1260.1. Available online at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/2011JHM1260.1

Mahmood, R., R. Leeper, and A. I. Quintanar, 2011: Sensitivity of planetary boundary layer atmosphere to historical and future changes of land use/land cover, vegetation fraction, and soil moisture in Western Kentucky, USA. Global and Planetary Change, 78, 36-53, doi:10.1016/j.gloplacha.2011.05.007. Available online at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gloplacha.2011.05.007

Mears, C. A., F. J. Wentz, P. Thorne, and D. Bernie, 2011: Assessing uncertainty in estimates of atmospheric temperature changes from MSU and AMSU using a Monte-Carlo estimation technique. Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 116, n/a-n/a, doi:10.1029/2010JD014954. Available online at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1029/2010JD014954

Peterson, T. C., K. M. Willett, and P. W. Thorne, 2011: Observed changes in surface atmospheric energy over land. Geophysical Research Letters, 38, n/a-n/a, doi:10.1029/2011GL048442. Available online at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1029/2011GL048442

Santer, B. D., C. Mears, C. Doutriaux, P. Caldwell, P. J. Gleckler, T. M. L. Wigley, S. Solomon, N. P. Gillett, D. Ivanova, T. R. Karl, J. R. Lanzante, G. A. Meehl, P. A. Stott, K. E. Taylor, P. W. Thorne, M. F. Wehner, and F. J. Wentz, 2011: Separating signal and noise in atmospheric temperature changes: The importance of timescale. Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 116, n/a-n/a, doi:10.1029/2011JD016263. Available online at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1029/2011JD016263

Schreck, C. J., III, and J. Molinari, 2011: Tropical cyclogenesis associated with Kelvin waves and the Madden–Julian Oscillation. Monthly Weather Review, 139, 2723-2734, doi:10.1175/MWR-D-10-05060.1. Available online at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/MWR-D-10-05060.1

Schreck, C. J., III, J. Molinari, and K. I. Mohr, 2011: Attributing tropical cyclogenesis to equatorial waves in the western North Pacific. Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, 68, 195-209, doi:10.1175/2010JAS3396.1. Available online at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/2010JAS3396.1

Seidel, D. J., N. P. Gillett, J. R. Lanzante, K. P. Shine, and P. W. Thorne, 2011: Stratospheric temperature trends: our evolving understanding. Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Climate Change, 2, 592-616, doi:10.1002/wcc.125. Available online at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/wcc.125

Stevens, L. E., 2011: Influence of Varying Droplet Concentrations on Properties of Marine Stratocumulus Clouds and Climate. M.Phil. Thesis, University of Leeds (School of Earth and Environment).

Thorne, P. W., 2011: Report of the Third GCOS Reference Upper Air Network Implementation and Coordination Meeting (GRUAN ICM-3). GCOS – 149. (WMO/TD No. 1575) World Meteorological Organization. Available online at: http://www.wmo.int/pages/prog/gcos/Publications/gcos-149.pdf

Thorne, P. W., P. Brohan, H. A. Titchner, M. P. McCarthy, S. C. Sherwood, T. C. Peterson, L. Haimberger, D. E. Parker, S. F. B. Tett, B. D. Santer, D. R. Fereday, and J. J. Kennedy, 2011: A quantification of uncertainties in historical tropical tropospheric temperature trends from radiosondes. Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 116, n/a-n/a, doi:10.1029/2010JD015487. Available online at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1029/2010JD015487

Thorne, P. W., J. R. Lanzante, T. C. Peterson, D. J. Seidel, and K. P. Shine, 2011: Tropospheric temperature trends: History of an ongoing controversy. Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Climate Change, 2, 66-88, doi:10.1002/wcc.80. Available online at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/wcc.80

Thorne, P. W., and R. S. Vose, 2011: Reply to “Comments on reanalyses suitable for characterizing long-term trends”. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 92, 70-72, doi:10.1175/2010BAMS3145.1. Available online at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/2010BAMS3145.1

Thorne, P. W., K. M. Willett, R. J. Allan, S. Bojinski, J. R. Christy, N. Fox, S. Gilbert, I. Jolliffe, J. J. Kennedy, E. Kent, A. K. Tank, J. Lawrimore, D. E. Parker, N. Rayner, A. Simmons, L. Song, P. A. Stott, and B. Trewin, 2011: Guiding the creation of a comprehensive surface temperature resource for Twenty-First-century climate science. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 92, ES40-ES47, doi:10.1175/2011BAMS3124.1. Available online at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/2011BAMS3124.1

Westcott, N. E., S. D. Hilberg, R. L. Lampman, B. W. Alto, A. Bedel, E. J. Muturi, H. Glahn, M. Baker, K. E. Kunkel, and R. J. Novak, 2011: Predicting the seasonal shift in mosquito populations preceding the onset of the West Nile Virus in central Illinois. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 92, 1173-1180, doi:10.1175/2011BAMS3163.1. Available online at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/2011BAMS3163.1

Willett, K. M., A. J. Dolman, B. D. Hall, and P. W. Thorne, 2011: Global Climate [In “State of the Climate 2010”]. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, J. Blunden, D. S. Arndt, and M. O. Baringer, Eds., American Meteorological Society, S27-S33. Available online at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/1520-0477-92.6.S1

Xue, Y., R. W. Reynolds, V. Banzon, T. M. Smith, and N. A. Rayner, 2011: [Global Oceans] Sea surface Temperatures [In “State of the Climate 2010”]. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, J. Blunden, D. S. Arndt, and M. O. Baringer, Eds., American Meteorological Society, S78-S81. Available online at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/1520-0477-92.6.S1

Zhang, J., M. K. Clayton, and P. A. Townsend, 2011: Functional concurrent linear regression model for spatial images. Journal of Agricultural, Biological, and Environmental Statistics, 16, 105-130, doi:10.1007/s13253-010-0047-1. Available online at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s13253-010-0047-1

Angel, J. R., and K. E. Kunkel, 2010: The response of Great Lakes water levels to future climate scenarios with an emphasis on Lake Michigan-Huron. Journal of Great Lakes Research, 36, Supplement 2, 51-58, doi:10.1016/j.jglr.2009.09.006. Available online at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jglr.2009.09.006

Barros, A. P., O. P. Prat, and F. Y. Testik, 2010: Size distribution of raindrops. Nat Phys, 6, 232-232. Available online at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/nphys1646

Bell, J. E., R. Sherry, and Y. Luo, 2010: Changes in soil water dynamics due to variation in precipitation and temperature: An ecohydrological analysis in a tallgrass prairie. Water Resources Research, 46, n/a-n/a, doi:10.1029/2009WR007908. Available online at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1029/2009WR007908

Bell, J. E., E. Weng, and Y. Luo, 2010: Ecohydrological responses to multifactor global change in a tallgrass prairie: A modeling analysis. Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences, 115, n/a-n/a, doi:10.1029/2009JG001120. Available online at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1029/2009JG001120

Davis, S., D. Hlavka, E. Jensen, K. Rosenlof, Q. Yang, S. Schmidt, S. Borrmann, W. Frey, P. Lawson, H. Voemel, and T. P. Bui, 2010: In situ and LIDAR observations of tropopause subvisible cirrus clouds during TC4. Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 115, doi:10.1029/2009JD013093. Available online at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1029/2009JD013093

French, A. N., and A. Inamdar, 2010: Land cover characterization for hydrological modelling using thermal infrared emissivities. International Journal of Remote Sensing, 31, 3867-3883, doi:10.1080/01431161.2010.483491. Available online at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/01431161.2010.483491

Immler, F. J., J. Dykema, T. Gardiner, D. N. Whiteman, P. W. Thorne, and H. Vömel, 2010: Reference quality upper-air measurements: Guidance for developing GRUAN data products. Atmos. Meas. Tech., 3, 1217-1231, doi:10.5194/amt-3-1217-2010. Available online at: http://www.atmos-meas-tech.net/3/1217/2010/

Kunkel, K. E., D. R. Easterling, D. A. R. Kristovich, B. Gleason, L. Stoecker, and R. Smith, 2010: Recent increases in U.S. heavy precipitation associated with tropical cyclones. Geophysical Research Letters, 37, n/a-n/a, doi:10.1029/2010GL045164. Available online at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1029/2010GL045164

Kunkel, K. E., X.-Z. Liang, and J. Zhu, 2010: Regional climate model projections and uncertainties of U.S. summer heat waves. Journal of Climate, 23, 4447-4458, doi:10.1175/2010JCLI3349.1. Available online at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/2010JCLI3349.1

Prat, O. P., and A. P. Barros, 2010: Ground observations to characterize the spatial gradients and vertical structure of orographic precipitation – Experiments in the inner region of the Great Smoky Mountains. Journal of Hydrology, 391, 141-156, doi:10.1016/j.jhydrol.2010.07.013. Available online at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jhydrol.2010.07.013

Rennie, J. J., 2010: Evaluation of WSR-88D methods to predict warm season convective wind events at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station and Kennedy Space Center. Masters Thesis., Dept. of Atmospheric Science and Chemistry, Plymouth State University, 134 pp.

Rennie, J. J., J. P. Koermer, T. R. Boucher, and W. P. Roeder, 2010: Evaluation of WSR-88D methods to predict warm-season convective wind events at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station and Kennedy Space Center. 22nd Conference on Climate Variability and Change, Atlanta, GA, 103 pp.

Reynolds, R. W., and D. B. Chelton, 2010: Comparisons of daily sea surface temperature analyses for 2007–08. Journal of Climate, 23, 3545-3562, doi:10.1175/2010JCLI3294.1. Available online at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/2010JCLI3294.1

Reynolds, R. W., C. L. Gentemann, and G. K. Corlett, 2010: Evaluation of AATSR and TMI satellite SST data. Journal of Climate, 23, 152-165, doi:10.1175/2009JCLI3252.1. Available online at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/2009JCLI3252.1

Stott, P. A., and P. W. Thorne, 2010: How best to log local temperatures? Nature, 465, 158-159, doi:10.1038/465158a. Available online at: http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v465/n7295/abs/465158a.html

Willett, K. M., P. D. Jones, D. Philip, and N. P. Gillett, 2010: A comparison of large scale changes in surface humidity over land in observations and CMIP3 general circulation models. Environmental Research Letters, 5, doi:10.1088/1748-9326/5/2/025210. Available online at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/1748-9326/5/2/025210

Xue, Y., R. W. Reynolds, and V. Banzon, 2010: [Global Oceans] Sea surface Temperatures [In “State of the Climate 2009”]. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, D. S. Arndt, M. O. Baringer, and M. R. Johnson, Eds., American Meteorological Society, S53-S56. Available online at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/BAMS-91-7-StateoftheClimate

Yang, Q., Q. Fu, and Y. Hu, 2010: Radiative impacts of clouds in the tropical tropopause layer. Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 115, doi:10.1029/2009JD012393. Available online at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1029/2009JD012393

Yang, Y., J. Fang, P. A. Fay, J. E. Bell, and C. Ji, 2010: Rain use efficiency across a precipitation gradient on the Tibetan Plateau. Geophysical Research Letters, 37, n/a-n/a, doi:10.1029/2010GL043920. Available online at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1029/2010GL043920

Inamdar, A. K., and A. French, 2009: Disaggregation of GOES land surface temperatures using surface emissivity. Geophysical Research Letters, 36, n/a-n/a, doi:10.1029/2008GL036544. Available online at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1029/2008GL036544

Kark, T. R., J. M. Mellilo, T. C. Peterson, and S. J. Hassol, 2009: Global Climate Change Impacts in the United States. Cambridge University Press, 192 pp.

Prat, O. P., and A. P. Barros, 2009: Exploring the transient behavior of Z–R relationships: Implications for radar rainfall estimation. Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology, 48, 2127-2143, doi:10.1175/2009JAMC2165.1. Available online at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/2009JAMC2165.1

Xie, L., A. Davoodi, J. Zhang, and T.-H. Wu, 2009: Adjustment-based modeling for timing analysis under variability. Computer-Aided Design of Integrated Circuits and Systems, IEEE Transactions on, 28, 1085-1095, doi:10.1109/TCAD.2009.2018874. Available online at: http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpl/articleDetails.jsp?arnumber=5075805

Zhang, H. M., R. W. Reynolds, R. Lumpkin, R. Molinari, K. Arzayus, M. Johnson, and T. M. Smith, 2009: An integrated global observing system for sea surface temperature using satellites and in situ data: Research to operations. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 90, 31-38, doi:10.1175/2008BAMS2577.1. Available online at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/2008BAMS2577.1