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Papers shown here were published using MPLNET data, not data collected with other commercial MPL systems operated outside the network.

Last Updated: June 20, 2017

MPLNET Lead-Author Publications:

  1. Lolli, S., J.R. Campbell, J.R. Lewis, Y. Gu, and E.J. Welton, 2017. Technical note: Fu-Liou-Gu and Corti-Peter model performance evaluation for radiative retrievals from cirrus clouds, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 17, 7025-7034,
  2. Lolli, S., P.D. Girolamo, B. Demoz, X. Li, and E.J. Welton, 2016. Rain evaporation rate estimates from dual-wavelength lidar measurements and intercomparison against a model analytical solution. J. Atmos. Oceanic Tech., DOI: 10.1175/JTECH-D-16-0146.1.
  3. Lolli, S., J.R. Campbell, J. Lewis, Y. Gu, J. Marquis, B-N. Chew, S-C. Liew, S. Salinas, and E.J. Welton, 2017. Daytime Top-of-the-Atmosphere Cirrus Cloud Radiative Forcing Properties at Singapore, J. Appl. Meteor. Climatol., DOI: 10.1175/JAMC-D-16-0262.1.
  4. Lewis, J.R., J.R. Campbell, E.J. Welton, S.A. Stewart, and P.C. Haftings, 2016. Overview of MPLNET Version 3 Cloud Detection. J. Atmos. Oceanic Tech., 33, 2113 – 2134, doi: 10.1175/JTECH-D-15-0190.1.
  5. Campbell, J.R., S. Lolli, J.R. Lewis, Y. Gu, and E.J. Welton, 2016. Daytime Cirrus Cloud Top-of-Atmosphere Radiative Forcing Properties at a Midlatitude Site and their Global Consequence. J. Appl. Meteorol. Clim., doi: 10.1175/JAMC-D-15-0217.1.
  6. Campbell, J.R., C. Ge, J. Wang, E.J. Welton, A. Bucholtz, E.J. Hyer, E.A. Reid, B.N. Chew, S.C. Liew, S.V. Salinas, S. Lolli, K.C. Kaku, P. Lynch, M. Mahmud, M. Mohamad, B.N. Holben, 2016. Applying Advanced Ground-Based Remote Sensing in the Southeast Asian Maritime Continent to Characterize Regional Proficiencies in Smoke Transport Modeling. J. App. Meteorol. Clim., 55, 3-22, DOI:10.1175/JAMC-D-15-0083.1.
  7. Campbell, J.R., M. A. Vaughan, M. Oo, R. E. Holz, J. R. Lewis, and E. J. Welton, 2015. Distinguishing Cirrus Cloud Presence in Autonomous Lidar Measurements, Atmos. Meas. Tech., 8, 435-449, doi:10.5194/amt-8-435-2015.
  8. Lolli, S., E.J. Welton, and J.R. Campbell, 2013, Evaluating Light Rain Drop Size Estimates from Multiwavelength Micropulse Lidar Network Profiling, J. Atmos. Oceanic Tech., 30, 2798-2807, DOI: 10.1175/JTECH-D-13-00062.1.
  9. Lewis, J.R., E.J. Welton, A.M. Molod, and E. Joseph, 2013: Improved boundary layer depth retrievals from MPLNET, J. Geophys. Res., 118, 9870-9879, doi:10.1002/jgrd.50570.
  10. Campbell, J.R., J.S. Reid, D.L. Westphal, J. Zhang, J.L. Tackett, B.N. Chew, E.J. Welton, A. Shimizu, N. Sugimoto, K. Aoki, and D.M. Winker, 2012: Characterizing the Vertical Profile of Aerosol Particle Extinction and Linear Depolarization over Southeast Asia and the Maritime Continent: The 2007-2009 View from CALIOP, Atmos. Res., doi:10.1016/j.atmosres.2012.05.007.
  11. Campbell, J. R., Tackett, J. L., Reid, J. S., Zhang, J., Curtis, C. A., Hyer, E. J., Sessions, W. R., Westphal, D. L., Prospero, J. M., Welton, E. J., Omar, A. H., Vaughan, M. A., and Winker, D. M., 2012: Evaluating nighttime CALIOP 0.532 μm aerosol optical depth and extinction coefficient retrievals, Atmos. Meas. Tech., 5, 2143-2160, doi:10.5194/amt-5-2143-2012.
  12. Campbell, J.R., E.J. Welton, N.A. Krotkov, K. Yang, S.A. Stewart, and M.D. Fromm. Likely Seeding of Cirrus Clouds by Stratospheric Kasatochi Volcanic Aerosol Particles Near a Mid-Latitude Tropopause Fold, Atmos. Environ., 46, 441-448, 2012.
  13. Berkoff, T.A., M. Sorokin, T. Stone, T. Eck, R. Hoff, M. Canini, E.J. Welton, and B.N. Holben. Nocturnal aerosol optical depth measurements with a small-aperture automated photometer using the moon as a light source, J. Atmos. Oceanic Tech., 28, 1297-1306, 2011.
  14. Campbell, J.R., J.S. Reid, D.L. Westphal, J. Zhang, E.J. Hyer, and E.J. Welton. CALIOP Aerosol Subset Processing for Global Aerosol Transport Model Data Assimilation, J. Sel. Topics Appl. Earth Obs. Rem. Sens., 3, 203-214, 2010.
  15. Campbell, J.R., E.J. Welton, J.D. Spinhirne, Continous Lidar Monitoring of Polar Stratospheric Clouds at the South Pole, Bull. Amer. Meteorol. Soc., doi:10.1175/2008BAMS2754.1, 2008.
  16. Campbell, J. R., and K. Sassen, Polar Stratospheric Clouds at the South Pole from Five Years of Continuous Lidar Data: Macrophysical, Optical and Thermodynamic Properties, J. Geophys. Res., 113, D20204, doi:10.1029/2007JD009680, 2008.
  17. Campbell, J. R and M. Shiobara, Glaciation of a mixed-phase boundary layer cloud at a coastal Arctic site as depicted in continuous lidar measurements, Polar Sci., 2, 121-127, 2008.
  18. Campbell, J. R., K. Sassen and E. J. Welton, Elevated cloud and aerosol layer retrievals from micropulse lidar signal profiles, J. Atmos. Oceanic Technol., 25, 685-700, 2008.
  19. Campbell, J. R., E. J. Welton, J. D. Spinhirne, Q. Ji, S. Tsay, S. J. Piketh, M. Barenbrug, and B. N. Holben, Micropulse Lidar observations of tropospheric aerosols over northeastern South Africa during the ARREX and SAFARI-2000 Dry Season experiments. J. Geophys. Res., 108, 8497, doi:10.1029/2002JD002563, 2003.
  20. Welton, E.J., and J.R. Campbell, "Micro-pulse Lidar Signals: Uncertainty Analysis", J. Atmos. Oceanic Technol., 19, 2089-2094, 2002.
  21. Campbell, J.R., D.L. Hlavka, E.J. Welton, C.J. Flynn, D.D. Turner, J.D. Spinhirne, V.S. Scott, and I.H. Hwang, "Full-time, Eye-Safe Cloud and Aerosol Lidar Observation at Atmospheric Radiation Measurement Program Sites: Instrument and Data Processing", J. Atmos. Oceanic Technol., 19, 431-442, 2002.
  22. Welton, E.J., K.J. Voss, P.K. Quinn, P.J. Flatau, K. Markowicz, J.R. Campbell, J.D. Spinhirne, H.R. Gordon, and J.E. Johnson, "Measurements of aerosol vertical profiles and optical properties during INDOEX 1999 using micro-pulse lidars", J. Geophys. Res., 107, 8019, doi:10.1029/2000JD000038, 2002.
  23. Welton, E. J., J. R. Campbell, J. D. Spinhirne, and V. S. Scott, Global monitoring of clouds and aerosols using a network of micro-pulse lidar systems, in Lidar Remote Sensing for Industry and Environmental Monitoring, U. N. Singh, T. Itabe, N. Sugimoto, (eds.), Proc. SPIE, 4153, 151-158, 2001.
  24. Welton, E.J., K.J. Voss, H.R. Gordon, H. Maring, A. Smirnov, B. Holben, B. Schmid, J.M. Livingston, P.B. Russell, P.A. Durkee, P. Formenti, M.O. Andreae, "Ground-based Lidar Measurements of Aerosols During ACE-2: Instrument Description, Results, and Comparisons with other Ground-based and Airborne Measurements", Tellus B, 52, 635-650, 2000.
  25. Welton, E.J., "Measurements of Aerosol Optical Properties over the Ocean Using Sunphotometry and Lidar", Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Miami, Coral Gables, Fl, 1-150, 1998.
  26. Spinhirne, J.D., J.A.R. Rall, and V.S. Scott, "Compact Eye Safe Lidar Systems," Rev. Laser Eng., 23, 112-118, 1995
  27. Spinhirne, J.D., "Micro Pulse Lidar," IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 31, 48-55, 1993.

MPLNET Co-Author Publications:

  1. Reid, J.S., P. Xian, B.N. Holben, E.J. Hyer, E.A. Reid, S.V. Salinas, J. Zhang, J.R. Campbell, B.N. Chew, R.E. Holz, A.P. Kuciauskas, N. Lagrosas, D.J. Posselt, C.R. Sampson, A.L. Walker, E.J. Welton, and C. Zhang, 2016. Aerosol meteorology of the Maritime Continent for the 2012 7SEAS southwest monsoon intensive study – Part 1: regional-scale phenomena, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 16, 14041–14056, doi:10.5194/acp-16-14041-2016.
  2. Tsay, S.C., H.B. Maring, N-H. Lin, S. Buntoung, S. Chantara, H-C. Chuang, P.M. Gabriel, C.S. Goodloe, B.N. Holben, T-C. Hsiao, N.C. Hsu, S. Janjai, W.K.-M. Lau, C-T. Lee, J. Lee, A.M. Loftus, X.A. Nguyen, C.M. Nguyen, S.K. Pani, P. Pantina, A.M. Sayer, W-K. Tao, S-H. Wang, E.J. Welton, W. Wiriya, M-C. Yen, 2016. Satellite-surface perspective of air quality and aerosol-cloud effects on the environment: An overview of 7-SEAS/BASELInE, Aerosol Air Qual. Res., 16, 2581–2602, doi: 10.4209/aaqr.2016.08.0350.
  3. Sarangi, C., S.N. Tripathi, A.K. Mishra, A. Goel, and E.J. Welton, 2016. Elevated aerosol layers and their radiative impact over Kanpur during monsoon onset period. J. Geophy. Res. Atmos., 13, 7936 – 7957, doi: 10.1002/2015JD024711.
  4. Lee, J, N.C. Hsu, C. Bettenhausen, A.M. Sayer, C.J. Seftor, M.J. Jeong, S.C. Tsay, E.J. Welton, S.H. Wang, and W.N. Chen, 2016. Evaluating the height of biomass burning smoke aerosols retrieved from synergistic use of multiple satellite sensors over Southeast Asia. Aerosol Air Qual. Res., doi:10.4209/aaqr.2015.08.0506.
  5. Chew, B.N., J.R. Campbell, E.J. Hyer, S.V. Salinas, J.S. Reid, E.J. Welton, B.N. Holben, and S.C. Liew, 2016. Relationship between aerosol optical depth and particulate matter over Singapore: effects of aerosol vertical distributions. Aerosol Air Qual. Res., doi: 10.4209/aaqr.2015.07.0457.
  6. Wang, S.H., E.J. Welton, B.N. Holben, S.C. Tsay, N.H. Lin, D. Giles, S.A. Stewart, S. Janjai, X.A. Nguyen, T.C. Hsiao, W.N. Chen, T.H. Lin, S. Buntoung, S. Chantara, and W. Wiriya, 2015. Vertical Distribution and Columnar Optical Properties of Springtime Biomass-Burning Aerosols Over Northern Indochina During 2014 7-SEAS Campaign, Aerosol Air Qual. Res., 15, 2037-2050, doi: 10.4209/aaqr.2015.05.0310.
  7. Chew, B.N., J.R. Campbell, E.J. Hyer, S.V. Salinas, J.S. Reid, E.J. Welton, B.N. Holben, and S.C. Liew, 2016. Relationship between aerosol optical depth and particulate matter over Singapore: effects of aerosol vertical distributions. Aerosol Air Qual. Res., in press.
  8. Wang, S.H., E.J. Welton, B.N. Holben, S.C. Tsay, N.H. Lin, D. Giles, S.A. Stewart, S. Janjai, X.A. Nguyen, T.C. Hsiao, W.N. Chen, T.H. Lin, S. Buntoung, S. Chantara, and W. Wiriya, 2015. Vertical Distribution and Columnar Optical Properties of Springtime Biomass-Burning Aerosols Over Northern Indochina During 2014 7-SEAS Campaign, Aerosol Air Qual. Res., 15, 2037-2050, doi: 10.4209/aaqr.2015.05.0310.
  9. Nowottnick, E.P., P.R. Colarco, E.J. Welton, and A. da Silva, 2015. Use of the CALIOP Vertical Feature Mask for Evaluating Global Aerosol Models. Atmos. Meas. Tech., 8, 3647-3669, doi:10.5194/amt-8-3647-2015.
  10. Chu, D. A., Ferrare, R., Szykman, J., Lewis, J., Scarino, A., Hains, J., Burton, S., Chen, G., Tsai, T., Hostetler, C., Hair, J., Holben, B., and Crawford, J., 2015. Regional characteristics of the relationship between columnar AOD and surface PM2.5: Application of lidar aerosol extinction profiles over Baltimore-Washington Corridor during DISCOVER-AQ, Atmos. Environ., 101, 338–349, doi:10.1016/j.atmosenv.2014.11.034.
  11. Hansell, R. A., S.-C. Tsay, P. Pantina, J. R. Lewis, Q. Ji, and J. R. Herman, 2014, Spectral derivative analysis of solar spectroradiometric measurements: Theoretical basis, J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 119, 8908–8924, doi:10.1002/2013JD021423.
  12. Fromm, M., G. Kablick III, G. Nedoluha, E. Carboni, R. Grainger, J. Campbell, and J. Lewis, 2014: Correcting the record of volcanic stratospheric aerosol impact: Nabro and Sarychev Peak, J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 119, doi:10.1002/2014JD021507.
  13. Lolli, S., E. J. Welton, A. Benedetti, L. Jones, M. Suttie, S-H. Wang. 2014. MPLNET lidar data assimilation in the ECMWF MACC-II Aerosol system: evaluation of model performances at NCU lidar station. Proc. SPIE 9246, Lidar Technologies, Techniques, and Measurements for Atmospheric Remote Sensing X, 92460I (October 20, 2014); doi:10.1117/12.2068201.
  14. Lolli, S., E. J. Welton, J. R. Campbell, E. Eloranta, B. N. Holben, B. N. Chew, S. V. Salinas. 2014. High Spectral Resolution Lidar and MPLNET Micro Pulse Lidar aerosol optical property retrieval intercomparison during the 2012 7-SEAS field campaign at Singapore. Proc. SPIE 9246, Lidar Technologies, Techniques, and Measurements for Atmospheric Remote Sensing X, 92460C (October 20, 2014); doi:10.1117/12.2067812.
  15. Matsui T., C. Ichoku, C. Randles, T. Yuan, A.M. da Silva, P. Colarco, D. Kim, R. Levy, A. Sayer, M. Chin, D. Giles, B. Holben, E. Welton, T. Eck, and L. Remer, 2014. Current and Future Perspectives of Aerosol Research at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center. BAMS. 10.1175/BAMS-D-13-00153.1
  16. Eck, T. F., Holben, B. N., Reid, J. S., Arola, A., Ferrare, R. A., Hostetler, C. A., Crumeyrolle, S. N., Berkoff, T. A., Welton, E. J., Lolli, S., Lyapustin, A., Wang, Y., Schafer, J. S., Giles, D. M., Anderson, B. E., Thornhill, K. L., Minnis, P., Pickering, K. E., Loughner, C. P., Smirnov, A., and Sinyuk, A., 2014. Observations of rapid aerosol optical depth enhancements in the vicinity of polluted cumulus clouds, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 14, 11633-11656, doi:10.5194/acp-14-11633-2014.
  17. Aryal, K. J. Voss, P. A. Terman, W. C. Keene, J. L. Moody, E. J. Welton, and B. N. Holben, 2014. Comparison of surface and column measurements of aerosol scattering properties over the western North Atlantic Ocean at Bermuda, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 14, doi:10.5194/acp-14-7617-2014.
  18. Chew, B.N., J. R. Campbell, S. V. Salinas, C. W. Chang, J. S. Reid, E. J. Welton, B. N. Holben, and S. C. Liew, 2013. Aerosol particle vertical distributions and optical properties over Singapore, Atmos. Environ., 79, 599-613, doi:10.1016/j.atmosenv.2013.06.026
  19. Reid, J.S., E.J. Hyer, R.S. Johnson, B.N. Holben, R.J. Yokelson, J. Zhang, J.R. Campbell, S.A. Christopher, L.D. Girolamo, L. Giglio, R.E. Holz, C. Kearney, J. Miettinen, E.A. Reid, F.J. Turk, J. Wang, P. Xian, G. Zhao, R. Balasubramanian, B.N. Chew, S. Janjai, N. Lagrosas, P. Lestari, N.H. Lin, M. Mahmud, A.X. Nguyen, B. Norris, N.T.K. Oanh, M. Oo, S.V. Salinas, E.J. Welton, S.C. Liew, 2013, Observing and understanding the Southeast Asian aerosol system by remote sensing: An initial review and analysis for the Seven Southeast Asian Studies (7SEAS) program, Atmos. Res., 122, 403-468, doi:10.1016/j.atmosres.2012.06.005
  20. Wang S.H., S.C. Tsay, N.H. Lin, S.C. Chang, C. Li, E.J. Welton, B.N. Holben, N.C. Hsu, W.K.M. Lau, S. Lolli, C.C. Kuo, H.P. Chia, C.Y. Chiu, C.C. Lin, S.W. Bell, Q. Ji, R.A. Hansell, G.R. Sheu, K.H. Chi, C.M. Peng, 2013: Origin, transport, and vertical distribution of atmospheric pollutants over the northern South China Sea during the 7-SEAS/Dongsha Experiment, Atmos. Environ., 78, 124-133,
  21. Tsay, S.C., N.C. Hsu, W.K. Lau, C. Li, P.M. Gabriel, Q. Ji, B.N. Holben, E.J. Welton, A.X. Nguyen, S. Janjai, B. Huebert, N.H. Lin, J.S. Reid, J. Boonjawat, S.G. Howell, B.J. Huebert, J.S. Fu, R.A. Hansell, A.M. Sayer, R. Gautam, S.H. Wang, C.S. Goodloe, L.R. Miko, P.K. Shu, A.M. Loftis, J. Huang, J.Y. Kim, M.J. Jeong, P. Pantina, 2013: From BASE-ASIA towards 7-SEAS: A satellite-surface perspective of boreal spring biomass-burning aerosols and clouds in Southeast Asia, Atmos. Environ., 78, 20-34,
  22. Misra, Amit, S. N. Tripathi, D. S. Kaul, Ellsworth J. Welton, 2012: Study of MPLNET-Derived Aerosol Climatology over Kanpur, India, and Validation of CALIPSO Level 2 Version 3 Backscatter and Extinction Products. J. Atmos. Oceanic Technol., 29, 1285–1294.
  23. Huang, J., N.C. Hsu, S-C. Tsay, B.N Holben, E.J. Welton, A. Smirnov, M.J. Jeong, R.A. Hansell, and T.A. Berkoff, 2012: Evaluations of Thin Cirrus Contamination and Screening in Ground Aerosol Observations Using Collocated Lidar Systems, J. Geophys. Res., 117, D15204, doi:10.1029/2012JD017757.
  24. Misra, Amit, S. N. Tripathi, D. S. Kaul, Ellsworth J. Welton, 2012: Study of MPLNET-Derived Aerosol Climatology over Kanpur, India, and Validation of CALIPSO Level 2 Version 3 Backscatter and Extinction Products. J. Atmos. Oceanic Technol., 29, 1285–1294.
  25. Salinas, S.V., B.N. Chew, J. Miettinen, J.R. Campbell, E.J. Welton, J.S. Reid, L.E. Yu, S.C. Liew, 2012: Physical and optical characteristics of the October 2010 haze event over Singapore: A photometric and lidar analysis. Atmos. Res., doi:10.1016/j.atmosres.2012.05.021.
  26. Sawamura, P., J. P. Vernier, J. E. Barnes, T. A. Berkoff, E. J. Welton, L. Alados-Arboledas, F. Navas-Guzma ́n, G. Pappalardo, L. Mona, F. Madonna, D. Lange, M. Sicard, S. Godin-Beekmann, G. Payen, Z. Wang, S. Hu, S. N. Tripathi, C. Cordoba-Jabonero, and R. M. Hoff, 2012. Stratospheric AOD after the 2011 eruption of Nabro volcano measured by lidars over the Northern Hemisphere, Environ. Res. Lett., 7, doi:10.1088/1748-9326/7/3/034013.
  27. Hansell, R.A., S.C. Tsay, N.C. Hsu, Q. Ji, S.W. Bell, B. Holben, E.J. Welton, W. Zhang, J. Huang, Z. Li, and H. Chen, 2012: An Assessment of the Surface Longwave Direct Radiative Effect of Airborne Dust in Zhangye China during the Asian Monsoon Year Field Experiment (2008), J. Geophys. Res., accepted.
  28. Shupe, M. D., V. P. Walden, E. Eloranta, T. Uttal, J. R. Campbell, S. M. Starkweather, and M. Shiobara, 2011: Clouds at Arctic atmospheric observatories, Part I : occurrence and macrophysical properties, J. Appl. Meteorol. Clim., 50, 626-644, DOI: 10.1175/2010JAMC2467.1.
  29. Miller, D.J., K. Sun, M.A. Zondlo, D. Kanter, O. Dubovik, E.J. Welton, D.M. Winker, and P. Ginoux, 2011: Assessing boreal forest fire smoke aerosol impacts on U.S. air quality: a case study using multiple datasets, J. Geophys. Res., 116, D22209, doi:10.1029/2011JD016170, 2011.
  30. Wang, S.-H., S.-C. Tsay, N.-H. Lin, N. C. Hsu, S. W. Bell, C. Li, Q. Ji, M.-J. Jeong, R. A. Hansell, E. J. Welton, B. N. Holben, G.-R. Sheu, Y.-C. Chu, S.-C. Chang, J.-J. Liu, and W.-L. Chiang. First detailed observations of long-range transported dust over the northern South China Sea. Atmos. Environ., 45, 4804-4808, 2011.
  31. Liu, J., Y. Zheng, Z. Li, C. Flynn, E.J. Welton, and M. Cribb. Transport, vertical structure and radiative properties of dust events in southeast China determined from ground and space sensors, Atmos. Environ., 45, 6469-6480, 2011.
  32. Chew, B.N., J.R. Campbell, J.S. Reid, D.M. Giles, E.J. Welton, S.V. Santos, and S.C. Liew. Tropical Cirrus Cloud Contamination in Sun Photometer Data, Atmos. Environ., 45, 6724-6731, 2011.
  33. Huang, J., N. C. Hsu, S. Tsay, M. Jeong, B. N. Holben, T. A. Berkoff, and E. J. Welton. Susceptibility of aerosol optical thickness retrievals to thin cirrus contamination during the BASE-ASIA campaign, J. Geophys. Res., 116, D08214, doi:10.1029/2010JD014910, 2011.
  34. Liu, Y., Z.Wang, J. Wang, R.A. Ferrare, R.K. Newsom, and E.J. Welton. The Effect of Aerosol Vertical Profiles on Satellite-Estimated Surface Particle Sulfate Concentrations, Rem. Sens. Environ., 115, 508-513, 2011.
  35. Du, K., M. J. Rood, E. J. Welton, R. M. Varma, R. A. Hashmonay, B. J. Kim, and M. R. Kemme. Optical Remote Sensing To Quantify Fugitive Particulate Mass Emissions from Stationary Short-Term and Mobile Continuous Sources: Part I. Method and Examples, Environ. Sci. Tech., 45, 658-665, 2011.
  36. Wang, S.-H., N.‐H. Lin, M.‐D. Chou, S.‐C. Tsay, E. J. Welton, N. C. Hsu, D. M. Giles, G.‐R. Liu, and B. N. Holben, Profiling transboundary aerosols over Taiwan and assessing their radiative effects J. Geophys. Res., 115, D00K31, doi:10.1029/2009JD013798, 2010.
  37. Wang, S.‐H., N.‐H. Lin, C.‐F. OuYang, J.‐L. Wang, J. R. Campbell, C.‐M. Peng, C.‐T. Lee, G.‐R. Sheu, and S.‐C. Tsay. Impact of Asian dust and continental pollutants on cloud chemistry observed in northern Taiwan during the experimental period of ABC/EAREX 2005, J. Geophys. Res., 115, D00K24, doi:10.1029/2009JD013692, 2010.
  38. Ganguly, D., P. Ginoux, V. Ramaswamy, O. Dubovik, J. Welton, E. A. Reid, and B. N. Holben, Inferring the composition and concentration of aerosols by combining AERONET and MPLNET data: Comparison with other measurements and utilization to evaluate GCM output, J. Geophys. Res., 114, D16203, doi:10.1029/2009JD011895, 2009.
  39. Lund Myhre, C., C. Toledano, G. Myhre, K. Stebel, K. E. Yttri, V. Aaltonen, M. Johnsrud, M. Frioud, V. Cachorro, A. de Frutos, H. Lihavainen, J. R. Campbell, A.P. Chaikovsky, M. Shiobara, E. J. Welton, and K. T¯rseth, Regional aerosol optical properties and radiative impact of the extreme smoke event in the European Arctic in spring 2006, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 7, 5899-5915, 2007.
  40. Chiu, J.C., A. Marshak, W.J. Wiscombe, S.C. Valencia, and E.J. Welton, Cloud optical depth retrievals from solar background signals of micropulse lidars, IEEE Geosci. Remote Sens. Let., 4, 456-460, 2007.
  41. Kuzmanoski, M., M. A. Box, B. Schmid, G. P. Box, J. Wang, P. B. Russell, D. Bates, H. H. Jonsson, E. J. Welton, R. C. Flagan, and J. H. Seinfeld, Aerosol properties computed from aircraft-based observations during the ACE-Asia campaign: 2. A case study of lidar ratio closure, Aerosol Sci. Tech., 41, 231-243, 2007.
  42. Sassen, K., S. Matrosov, and J. Campbell, CloudSat spaceborne 94 GHz radar bright bands in the melting layer: An attenuation-driven upside-down lidar analog, Geophys. Res. Lett., 34, L16818, doi:10.1029/2007GL030291, 2007.
  43. M. Shiobara, M. Yabuki, R. Neuber, J.D. Spinhirne, E.J. Welton, J.R. Campbell, W.D. Hart, and T.A. Berkoff, Arctic experiment for the ICESat/GLAS ground validation with a Micro-Pulse Lidar at Ny-Alesund, Svalbard, Polar Meteorol. Glaciology, 20, 28-39, 2006.
  44. Schmid, B., R. Ferrare, C. Flynn, R. Elleman, D. Covert, A. Strawa, E. Welton, D. Turner, H. Jonsson, J. Redemann, J. Eilers, K. Ricci, A. G. Hallar, M. Clayton, J. Michalsky, A. Smirnov, B. Holben, and J. Barnard, How well do state-of-the-art techniques measuring the vertical profile of tropospheric aerosol extinction compare?, J. Geophys. Res., 111, D05S07, doi:10.1029/2005JD005837, 2006.
  45. Mahesh, A., J. R. Campbell, J. D. Spinhirne, Multi-year measurements of cloud base heights at South Pole by lidar, Geophys. Res. Lett., 32, L09812, doi:10.1029/2004GL021983, 2005.
  46. Torres, O., P.K. Bhartia, A. Syniuk, E.J. Welton, and B. Holben, Total Ozone Mapping Spectrometer measurements of aerosol absorption from space: Comparison to SAFARI 2000 ground-based observations,J. Geophys. Res., 110, D10S18, doi:10.1029/2004JD004611, 2005.
  47. Sassen, K., J.R. Campbell, J. Zhu, P. Kollias, M. Shupe, and C. Williams, Lidar and Triple-Wavelength Doppler Radar Measurements of the Melting Layer: A Revised Model for Dark- and Brightband Phenomena, J. Appl. Meteorol., 44, 301-312, 2005.
  48. Kahn, R., J. Anderson, T.L. Anderson, T. Bates, F. Brechtel, C.M. Carrico, A. Clarke, S.J. Doherty, E. Dutton, R. Flagan, R. Frouin, H. Fukushima, B. Holben, S. Howell, B. Huebert, A. Jefferson, H. Jonsson, O. Kalashnikova, J. Kim, S-W. Kim, P. Kus, W-H. Li, J.M. Livingston, C. McNaughton, J. Merrill, S. Mukai, T. Murayama, T. Nakajima, P. Quinn, J. Redemann, M. Rood, P. Russell, I. Sano, B. Schmid, J. Seinfeld, N. Sugimoto, J. Wang, E.J. Welton, J-G. Won, S-C. Yoon, Environmental Snapshots From ACE-Asia, J. Geophys. Res., 109, D19S14, doi:10.1029/2003JD004339, 2004.
  49. Quinn, P.K., D.J. Coffman, T.S. Bates, E.J. Welton, D.S. Covert, T.L. Miller, J.E. Johnson, S. Maria, L. Russell, R. Arimoto, C.M. Carrico, M.J. Rood, and J. Anderson, Aerosol Optical Properties Measured Onboard the Ronald H. Brown During ACE Asia as a Function of Aerosol Chemical Composition and Source Region, J. Geophys. Res., 109, D19S01, doi:10.1029/2003JD004010, 2004.
  50. Colarco, P.R., M.R. Schoeberl, B.G. Doddridge, L.T. Marufu, O. Torres, and E.J. Welton, Transport of smoke from Canadian forest fires to the surface near Washington, D.C.: Injection height, entrainment, and optical properties, J. Geophys. Res., 109, D06203, doi:10.1029/2003JD004248, 2004.
  51. Mahesh, A., R. Eager, J. R. Campbell, and J. D. Spinhirne, Observations of blowing snow at the South Pole, J. Geophys. Res., 108, 4707, doi:10.1029/2002JD003327, 2003.
  52. Markowicz, K. M., P. J. Flatau, A. M.Vogelmann, P. K. Quinn, and E. J. Welton, Clear-sky infared aerosol radiative forcing at the surface and the top of the atmosphere, Q. J. R. Meteorol. Soc., 129, 2927-2947, 2003.
  53. Schmid, B., D. A. Hegg, J. Wang, D. Bates, J. Redemann, P. B. Russell, J. M. Livingston, H. H. Jonsson, E. J. Welton, J. H. Seinfeld, R. C. Flagan, D. S. Covert, O. Dubovik, and A. Jefferson, "Column closure studies of lower tropospheric aerosol and water vapor during ACE-Asia using airborne sunphotometer, airborne in-situ and ship-based lidar measurements", J. Geophys. Res., 108, 8656, doi:10.1029/2002JD003361, 2003.
  54. Colarco, P. R., O. B. Toon, J. S. Reid, J. M. Livingston, P. B. Russell, J. Redemann, B. Schmid, H. B. Maring, D. Savoie, E. J. Welton, J. R. Campbell, B. N. Holben, and R. Levy, Saharan dust transport to the Caribbean during PRIDE: 2. Transport, vertical profiles, and deposition in simulations of in situ and remote sensing observations, J. Geophys. Res., 108, 8590, doi:10.1029/2002JD002659, 2003.
  55. Reid, J. S., J. E. Kinney, D. L. Westphal, B. N. Holben, E. J. Welton, Si-Chee Tsay, D. P. Eleuterio, J. R. Campbell, S. A. Christopher, P. R. Colarco, H. H. Jonsson, J. M. Livingston, H. B. Maring, M. L. Meier, P. Pilewskie, J. M. Prospero, E. A. Reid, L. A. Remer, P. B. Russell, D. L. Savoie, A. Smirnov, and D. Tanre, Analysis of measurements of Saharan dust by airborne and ground-based remote sensing methods during the Puerto Rico Dust Experiment (PRIDE), J. Geophys. Res., 108, 8586, doi:10.1029/2002JD002493, 2003.
  56. Livingston, J.M., Russell, P.B., Reid, J.S., Redemann, J., Schmid, B., Allen, D.A., Torres, O., Levy, R.C., Remer, L.A., Holben, B.N., Smirnov, A., Dubovik, O., Welton, E.J., Campbell, J.R., Wang, J., Christopher, S.A., Airborne Sun photometer measurements of aerosol optical depth and columnar water vapor during the Puerto Rico Dust Experiment and comparison with land, aircraft, and satellite measurements, J. Geophys. Res., 108, 8588, doi:10.1029/2002JD002520, 2003.
  57. McGill, M. J., D. L. Hlavka, W. D. Hart, E. J. Welton, and J. R. Campbell, "Airborne Lidar Measurements of Aerosol Optical Properties During SAFARI-2000", J. Geophys. Res., 108, 8493, doi:10.1029/2002JD002370, 2003.
  58. Schmid, B., J. Redemann, P. B. Russell, P. V. Hobbs, D. L. Hlavka, M. J. McGill, B. N. Holben, E. J. Welton, J. Campbell, O. Torres, R. A. Kahn, D. J. Diner, M. C. Helmlinger, D. A. Chu, C. Robles Gonzalez, and G. de Leeuw, "Coordinated airborne, spaceborne, and ground-based measurements of massive, thick, aerosol layers during the dry season in Southern Africa, J. Geophys. Res., 108, 8496, doi:10.1029/2002JD002297, 2003.
  59. Quinn, P.K., D.J. Coffman, T.S. Bates, T.L. Miller, J.E. Johnson, E.J. Welton, C. Neususs, M. Miller, and P.J. Sheridan, "Aerosol Optical Properties during INDOEX 1999: Means, Variability, and Controlling Factors", J. Geophys. Res., 107, 8020, doi:10.1029/2000JD000037, 2002.
  60. Wang J., R.C. Flagan, J.H. Seinfeld, H.H. Jonsson, D.R. Collins, P.B. Russell, B. Schmid, J. Redemann, J.M. Livingston, S. Gao, D.A. Hegg, E.J. Welton, D. Bates, Clear-column radiative closure during ACE-Asia: Comparison of multiwavelength extinction derived from particle size and composition with results from Sun photometry, J. Geophys. Res., 107, 4688, 2002.
  61. Voss, K.J., E.J. Welton, P.K. Quinn, J. Johnson, A. Thompson, and H. Gordon, "Lidar Measurements During Aerosols99", J. Geophys. Res., 106, 20821-20832, 2001.
  62. Voss, K.J., E.J. Welton, P.K. Quinn, R. Frouin, M. Miller, and R.M. Reynolds, "Aerosol Optical Depth Measurements During the Aerosols99 Experiment", J. Geophys. Res., 106, 20811-20820, 2001.
  63. Quinn, P.K., D.J. Coffman, T.S. Bates, T.L. Miller, J.E. Johnson, K. Voss, E.J. Welton, and C. Neususs, "Dominant Aerosol Chemical Components and Their Contribution to Extinction During the Aerosols99 Cruise Across the Atlantic", J. Geophys. Res., 106, 20783-20810, 2001.
  64. Peppler, R.A., C.P. Bahrmann, J.C. Barnard, J.R. Campbell, M.D. Cheng, R.A. Ferrare, R.N. Halthore, L.A. Heilman, D.L. Hlavka, N.S. Laulainen, C.J. Lin, J.A. Ogren, M.R. Poellot, L.A. Remer, K. Sassen, J.D. Spinhirne, M. E. Splitt, and D.D. Turner, "ARM Southern Great Plains Site Observations of the Smoke Pall Associated with the 1998 Central American Fires", Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 81, 2563-2591, 2000.
  65. Ackerman, A.S., O.B. Toon, D.E. Stevens, A.J. Heymsfield, V. Ramanathan, and E.J. Welton, "Reduction of tropical cloudiness by soot", Science, 288, 1042-1047, 2000.
  66. Schmid, B., J.M. Livingston, P.B. Russell, P.A. Durkee, H.H. Jonsson, D.R. Collins, R.C. Flagan, J.H. Seinfeld, S. Gasso, D.A. Hegg, E. Ostrom, K.J. Noone, E.J. Welton, K.J. Voss, H.R. Gordon, P. Formenti, and M.O. Andreae, "Clear sky closure studies of lower tropospheric aerosol and water vapor during ACE-2 using airborne sunphotometer, airborne in-situ, space-borne, and ground-based measurements", Tellus B, 52, 567-592, 2000.
  67. Powell, D.M., J.A. Reagan, M.A. Rubio, W.H. Erxleben, J.D. Spinhirne, "ACE-2 Multiple Angle Micro-pulse Lidar Observations from Las Galletas, Tenerife, Canary Islands", Tellus B, 52, 651-660, 2000.
  68. Chepfer, H., P.H. Flamant, L. Sauvage, P. Goloub, G.d Brogniez, J. Spinhirne, M. Lavorato, J. Pelon, "Cirrus Cloud Properties Derived from POLDER-1/ADEOS Polarized Radiances: First Validation Using a Ground-Based Lidar Network", J. Appl. Meteorol., 39, 154-168, 2000.
  69. Clothiaux, E.E., G.G. Mace, T.P. Ackerman, T.J. Kane, J.D. Spinhirne, and V.S. Scott, "An automated algorithm for detection of hydrometeor returns in micropulse lidar data", J. Atmos. Oceanic Technol., 15, 1035-1042, 1998.

Other MPLNET Publications:

  1. Jung, E., B. Albrecht, J. M. Prospero, H. H. Jonsson, and S. M. Kreidenweis, 2013. Vertical structure of aerosols, temperature, and moisture associated with an intense African dust event observed over the eastern Caribbean, J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 118, 4623–4643, doi:10.1002/jgrd.50352.
  2. Hoffmann, A., C. Ritter, M. Stock, M. Shiobara, A. Lampert, M. Maturilli, T. Orgis, R. Neuber, and A. Herber, Ground-based lidar measurements from Ny-Alesund during ASTAR 2007, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 9, 9059-9081, 2009.
  3. Stohl, A., T. Berg, J. F. Burkhart, A. M. Fjeraa, C. Forster, A. Herber, O. Hov, C. Lunder, W. W. McMillan, S. Oltmans, M. Shiobara, D. Simpson, S. Solberg, K. Stebel, J. Strom, K. Torseth, R. Treffeisen, K. Virkkunen, and K. E. Yttri, Arctic smoke - record high air pollution levels in the European Arctic due to agricultural fires in Eastern Europe in spring 2006, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 7, 511-534, 2007.
  4. Hansell, R. A., S. C. Ou, K. N. Liou, J. K. Roskovensky, S. C. Tsay, C. Hsu, and Q. Ji, Simultaneous detection/ separation of mineral dust and cirrus clouds using MODIS thermal infrared window data, Geophys. Res. Lett., 34, L11808, doi:10.1029/2007GL029388, 2007.
  5. Atlas, D., Z. Wang, and D.P. Duda, Contrails to Cirrus-Morphology, Microphysics, and Radiative Properties. J. Appl. Meteor. Clim., 45, 5-19, 2006.
  6. Shupe, M.D., P. Kollias, S.Y. Matrosov, and T.L. Schneider, Deriving Mixed-Phase Cloud Properties from Doppler Radar Spectra. J. Atmos. Oceanic Technol., 21, 660-670, 2004.
  7. Shibata, T., K. Sato, H. Kobayashi, M. Yabuki, and M. Shiobara, The Antarctic polar stratospheric clouds under the temperature perturbation by non-orographic inertia gravity waves observed by micro pulse lidar at Syowa station. J. Geophys. Res., 108 (D3), 4105, doi: 10.1029/2002JD002713, 2003.
  8. Shiobara, M., M. Yabuki, and H. Kobayashi, A polar cloud analysis based on Micro-Pulse Lidar measurements at Ny-Alesund, Svalbard and Syowa, Antarctica, Phys. Chem. Earth, 28, 1205-1212, 2003.

Thesis & Dissertations:

  1. Campbell, J. R., Autonomous full-time lidar measurements of polar stratospheric clouds at the South Pole, Ph. D. dissertation, Atmospheric Sciences Program, University of Alaska, Fairbanks, 189 pp, 2006.
  2. Berque, J., Antarctic Cloud and surface properties: Satellite observation and climate implications, Ph.D. Dissertation, Univ. of Califorinia, San Diego, 2004.
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