EarthCARE related publications

Ahlgrimm, M. and M. Köhler, 2010: Evaluation of trade cumulus in the ECMWF model with observations from CALIPSO, Mon. Wea. Rev., 138, 3071-3083.

Benedetti, A., J.-J. Morcrette, O. Boucher, A. Dethof, R. J. Engelen, M. Fisher, H. Flentje, N. Huneeus, L. Jones, J. W. Kaiser, et al., 2009: Aerosol analysis and forecast in the European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts Integrated Forecast System. Part 2: Data assimilation, J. Geophys. Res.-Atmospheres, 114(D13), D13205, doi:10.1020/2008JD011115.

Delanoë, Julien, Robin J. Hogan, Richard M. Forbes, Alejandro Bodas-Salcedo, and Thorwald H. M. Stein, 2011: Evaluation of ice cloud representation in the ECMWF and UK Met Office models using CloudSat and CALIPSO data, Q.J.R. Meteorol. Soc., DOI: 10.1002/qj.882

Di Michele, S., Stiller, O. and Forbes, R., 2009: Forward operator developments – Errors and biases in representativity.  WP-1100 report for the ESA project  QuARL - 21613/08/NL/CB (available from ECMWF, Reading, UK), 57 pp.

Di Michele, S., 2010: Quality assessment of cloud screening, cloud analysis and cloud height assignment for atmospheric motion vectors. WP-2300 report for the ESA project QuARL - 21613/08/NL/CB (available from ECMWF, Reading, UK), 41 pp.

Di Michele, S. and Bauer, P., 2010: Demonstration of monitoring. WP-3300 report for the ESA project QuARL - 21613/08/NL/CB (available from ECMWF, Reading, UK), 19 p.

Di Michele, S., M. Ahlgrimm, R. Forbes, M. Kulie, R. Bennartz, M. Janisková, and P. Bauer, 2012: Interpreting and evaluation of the ECMWF global model with CloudSat observations: ambiguities due to radar reflectivity forward operator uncertainties, Q. J. R. Meteorol. Soc., 138, 2047–2065, doi:10.1002/qj.1936.

European Space Agency. 2004. EarthCARE – Earth Clouds, Aerosols and Radiation Explorer. ESA SP-1279(1). ESA/ESTEC: Noordwijk, The Netherlands.

Forbes, R. M. Ahlgrimm, O. Stiller, S. Di Michele and J. Delanoe, 2009: Validation of cloud parametrization. WP-2100 report for the ESA project QuARL - 21613/08/NL/CB (available from ECMWF, Reading, UK), 49 pp.

Janisková, M., S. Di Michele, O. Stiller, R. Forbes, M. Ahlgrimm and J.-J. Morcrette, 2009: Use of cloud radar and lidar data for model validation and experimentation at ECMWF. Proceedings of EarthCARE Workshop 2009, 10-12 June 2009, Kyoto, Japan, 2007-2013.

Janisková, M., Stiller, S., Di Michele, S., Forbes, R., Morcrette, J.-J., Ahlgrimm, M., Bauer, P. and Jones, L., 2010: QuARL – Quantitative Assessment of the Operational Value of Space-Borne Radar and Lidar Measurements of Cloud and Aerosol Profiles. ESA Contract Report, (available from ESA), 329 pp.

Janisková, M. and Stiller, O., 2010; Development of strategies for radar and lidar data assimilation. WP-3100 contract report for the ESA project QuARL - 21613/08/NL/CB (available from ECMWF, Reading, UK), 61 pp.

Janisková, M., 2010: Experimental assimilation of radar measurements. WP-3200 report for the ESA project QuARL - 21613/08/NL/CB (available from ECMWF, Reading, UK), 36 pp.

Janisková, M., P. Lopez, and P. Bauer, 2012: Experimental 1D+4D-Var assimilation of CloudSat observations, Q. J. R.. Meteorol. Soc., 138, 1196–1220, doi:10.1002/qj.988.

Morcrette, J.-J., O. Boucher, L. Jones, D. Salmond, P. Bechtold, A. Beljaars, A. Benedetti, A. Boner, J. W. Kaiser, M. Razinger, et al., 2009: Aerosol analysis and forecast in the European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts Integrated Forecast System. Part 1: Forward modelling, J. Geophys. Res.-Atmospheres, 114(D6), D06206, doi:10.1029/2008JD011235.

Morcrette, J.-J. and L. Jones, 2009: Validation of aerosol parametrization – Representing aerosol processes in NWP. WP-2200 report for the ESA project QuARL - 21613/08/NL/CB (available from ECMWF, Reading, UK),  40 pp.

Stephens, G. L., T. L'Ecuyer, R. Forbes, A. Gettlemen, J.-C. Golaz, A. Bodas-Salcedo, K. Suzuki, P. Gabriel, and J. Haynes, 2010: Dreary state of precipitation in global models, J. Geophys.  Res., 115, D02101.

Stiller, O. 2010:  A flow-dependent estimate for the sampling error, J. Geophys. Res., 115, D22206, doi:10.1029/2010JD013934.

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