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Adesina, A.J., Kumar, K.R., and Sivakumar, V. (2015) Aerosol-cloud-precipitation interactions over major cities in South Africa: Impact on regional environment and climate change. Aerosol and Air Quality Research, accepted manuscript, doi:10.4209/aaqr.2015.03.0185.
Ageyeva, V.Yu., Gruzdev, A.N., Elokhov, A.S., and Grishaev, M.V. (2015) Winter–spring anomalies in the stratospheric content of NO2 from ground-based measurement results. Izvestiya, Atmospheric and Oceanic Physics, 51(4), 397-404, doi:10.1134/S0001433815020024.
Agilan, V., and Umamahesh, N. (2012) Evaluation of satellite-based near-real time precipitation estimation over urban area. International Journal of Research in Engineering and Technology, 4 pages.
Agirbas, E., Feyzioglu, A.M., Aytan, U., Valente, A., and Yildiz, I. (2015) Are trends in SST, surface chlorophyll-a, primary production and wind stress similar or different over the decadal scale in the south-eastern Black Sea?  Cahiers de Biologie Marine, 56, 329-336.
Al Saud, M.M. (2015) Physical and Anthropogenic Factors. Pages 17-32 in: Flood Control Management for the City and Surroundings of Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, M. Saud, Editor, Springer Natural Hazards Series, doi:10.1007/978-94-017-9661-3_3.
Allan, M.G., Hamilton, D.P., Hicks, B., and Brabyn, L. (2015) Empirical and semi-analytical chlorophyll a algorithms for multi-temporal monitoring of New Zealand lakes using Landsat. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, 187:364, doi:10.1007/s10661-015-4585-4.
Allen, S.K., Rastner, P., Arora, M., Huggel, C., and Stoffel, M. (2015) Lake outburst and debris flow disaster at Kedarnath, June 2013: hydrometeorological triggering and topographic predisposition. Landslides, doi:10.1007/s10346-015-0584-3. 
Archer-Nicholls, S., Lowe, D., Darbyshire, E., Morgan, W.T., Bela, M.M., Pereira, G., Trembath, J., Kaiser, J.W., Longo, K.M.,  Freitas, S.R., Coe, H., and McFiggans, G. (2015) Characterising Brazilian biomass burning emissions using WRF-Chem with MOSAIC sectional aerosol. Geoscientific Model Development, 8, 549–577, doi:10.5194/gmd-8-549-2015. 
Arévalo-Martínez, D.L., Kock, A., Löscher, C.R., Schmitz, R.A., Stramma, L., and Bange, H.W. (2015) Influence of mesoscale eddies on the distribution of nitrous oxide in the eastern tropical South Pacific. Biogeosciences Discussions, 12, 9243–9273, doi:10.5194/bgd-12-9243-2015.  
Arfan Ali, Md., Assiri, M., Shahid, S., and Dambul, R. (2015) MODIS Dark Target and Deep Blue aerosol optical depth validation over Bangladesh. Malaysian Journal of Society and Space, 11, 74-83.
Arola, A., Schuster, G.L., Pitkänen, M.R.A., Dubovik, O., Kokkola, H., Lindfors, A.V., Mielonen, T., Raatikainen, T., Romakkaniemi, S., Tripathi, S.N., and Lihavainen, H. (2015) Direct radiative effect by brown carbon over the Indo-Gangetic Plain. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 15, 12731–12740, doi:10.5194/acp-15-12731-2015.
Axson, J.L., Shen, H., Bondy, A.L., Landry, C.C., Welz, J., Creamean, J.M., and Ault, A.P. (2015) Transported mineral dust deposition case study at a hydrologically sensitive mountain site: size and composition shifts in ambient aerosol and snowpack. Aerosol and Air Quality Research, in press, doi: 10.4209/aaqr.2015.05.0346.
Bailleul, F., Vacquie-Garcia, J., and Guinet, C.  (2015) Dissolved oxygen sensor in animal-borne instruments: an innovation for monitoring the health of oceans and investigating the functioning of marine ecosystems. PLoS ONE, 10(7), doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0132681.
Baptista, V., Campos, C.J.A., and Leitao, F. (2015) The influence of environmental factors and fishing pressure on catch rates of Diplodus vulgaris. Estuaries and Coasts, doi:10.1007/s12237-015-9990-y.
Barrett, P.M., Resing, J.A., Buck, N.J., Landing, W.M., Morton, P.L., and Shelley, R.U. (2015) Changes in the distribution of Al and particulate Fe along A16N in the eastern North Atlantic Ocean between 2003 and 2013: Implications for changes in dust deposition. Marine Chemistry, available online 21 February 2015, doi:10.1016/j.marchem.2015.02.009.
Basha, G., Phanikumar, D.V., Kumar, N., Ouarda, T.B.M.J., and Marpua, P.R. (2015) Investigation of aerosol optical, physical, and radiative characteristics of a severe dust storm observed over UAE. Remote Sensing of Environment, 169, 404–417, doi:10.1016/j.rse.2015.08.033.
Béhagle, N., Cotté, C., Ryan, T.E., Gauthier, O., Roudaut, G., Brehmer, P., Josse, E., and Cherel, Y. (2015) Acoustic micronektonic distribution is structured by macroscale oceanographic processes across 20–50°S latitudes in the South-Western Indian Ocean. Deep-Sea Research Part I, accepted, available online December 2015, doi:10.1016/j.dsr.2015.12.007.
Bhardwaj, P., Naja, M., Kumar, R., and Chandola, H.C. (2015) Seasonal, interannual, and long-term variabilities in biomass burning activity over South Asia. Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 22, doi:10.1007/s11356-015-5629-6, first online October 27, 2015.
Bhati, S., and Mohan, M. (2015) WRF model evaluation for the urban heat island assessment under varying land use/land cover and reference site conditions. Theoretical and Applied Climatology, available online 8 August 2015, doi:10.1007/s00704-015-1589-5.
Bigg, G.R. (2015) Icebergs: Their Science and Links to Global Change. Cambridge University Press, ISBN 978-1-107-06709-7, 250 pages.
Bilbao, J., Román, R., Yousif, C., Mateos, D., and de Miguel, A. (2015) UV and global irradiance measurements and analysis during the Marsaxlokk (Malta) campaign. Advances in Science and Research, 12, 147–155, doi:10.5194/asr-12-147-2015.
Biudes, M.S., Vourlitis, G.L., Machado, N.G., de Arruda, P.H.Z., Neves, G.A.R., de Almeida Lobo, F.,  Neale, C.M.U., and de Souza Nogueira, J. (2015) Patterns of energy exchange for tropical ecosystems across a climate gradient in Mato Grosso, Brazil. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 202, 112-124, doi:10.1016/j.agrformet.2014.12.008.
Bougeois, L., Williams, B., Halfar, J., Konar, B., Adey, W., Kronz, A., and Wortmann, U.G. (2015) Does the Coralline Alga Leptophytum foecundum(Kjellman) Capture Paleoenvironmental Variability in the Arctic Ocean? Arctic, Antarctic, and Alpine Research May 2015 : Vol. 47, Issue 2 - Special Issue on Changing Cryosphere under a Warming Climate, 375-387, doi: 10.1657/AAAR0014-061.
Brody, S., and Lozier, M.S. (2015) Characterizing upper-ocean mixing and its effect on the spring phytoplankton bloom with in situ data. ICES Journal of Marine Science, doi: 10.1093/icesjms/fsv006. 
Buchholz, R.R., Paton–Walsh, C., Griffith, D.W.T., Kubistin, D., Caldow, C., Fisher, J.A., Deutscher, N.M., Kettlewell, G., Riggenbach, M., Macatangay, R., Krummel, P.B., Langenfelds, R.L. (2015) Source and meteorological influences on air quality (CO, CH4 & CO2) at a Southern Hemisphere urban site. Atmospheric Environment, doi: 10.1016/j.atmosenv.2015.11.041.
Bushair, M.T., Prakash, S., Patel, S., and Gairola, R.M. (2015) Assessment of Kalpana-1 rainfall product over Indian meteorological sub-divisions during the summer monsoon season. Journal of the Indian Society of Remote Sensing, 1-10, doi:10.1007/s12524-015-0465-1.
Camino, C., Cuevas, E., Basart, S., Alonso-Perez, S., Baldasano, J.M., Terradellas, E., Marticorena, B., Rodriguez, S., and Berjon, A. (2015) An empirical equation to estimate mineral dust concentrations from visibility observations in Northern Africa. Aeolian Research, 16, 55–68, doi:10.1016/j.aeolia.2014.11.002.  
Castaldi, F., Casa, R., Pelosi, F., and Yang, H. (2015) Influence of acquisition time and resolution on wheat yield estimation at the field scale from canopy biophysical variables retrieved from SPOT satellite data. International Journal of Remote Sensing, 36:9, 2438-2459, doi:10.1080/01431161.2015.1041174.
Chagaris, D., Mahmoudi, B., Muller-Karger, F., Cooper, W., and Fischer, K. (2015) Temporal and spatial availability of Atlantic Thread Herring,Opisthonema oglinum, in relation to oceanographic drivers and fishery landings on the Florida Panhandle. Fisheries Oceanography, doi:10.1111/fog.12104, 17 pages.
Chang, W., Liao, H., Xin, J., Li, Z., Li, D., and Zhang, X. (2015) Uncertainties in anthropogenic aerosol concentrations and direct radiative forcing induced by emission inventories in eastern China. Atmospheric Research, 166, 129-140, doi:10.1016/j.atmosres.2015.06.021.
Chen, B., Jie, D., Shi, M., Gao, P., Shen, Z., Uchida, M., Zhou, L., Liu, K., Hu, K., and Kitagawa, H. (2015) Characteristics of 14C and 13C of carbonate aerosols in dust storm events in China. Atmospheric Research, 164–165, 297-303, doi:10.1016/j.atmosres.2015.06.003.
Chen, H.-W., Liu, C.-T., Matsuno, T., Ichikawa, K., Fukudome, K., Yang, Y., Doong, D.-J., and Tsai, W.-L. (2015) Temporal variations of volume transport through the Taiwan Strait, as identified by three-year measurements. Continental Shelf Research, 114, 41–53, available online December 28, 2015, doi:10.1016/j.csr.2015.12.010.
Chen, S.-H., Liu, Y.-C., Nathan, T.R., Davis, C., Torn, R., Sowa, N., Cheng, C.-T., and Chen, J.-P. (2015) Modeling the effects of dust-radiative forcing on the movement of Hurricane Helene (2006). Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society, doi:10.1002/qj.2542.
Cheng, M., Jiang, H., Guo, Z., Zhang, X. and Chen, J. (2015) Correlation between the spatio-temporal distributions of aerosols, sulphur dioxide, and formaldehyde using MODIS and SCIAMACHY satellite data for China. International Journal of Remote Sensing, 36:15, 3961-3978, doi:10.1080/01431161.2015.1070317.
Chevuturi, A., Dimri, A.P., Das, S., Kumar, A., and Niyogi, D. (2015) Numerical simulation of an intense precipitation event over Rudraprayag in the central Himalayas during 13–14 September 2012. Journal of Earth System Science, 124(7), 1545-1561.
Comin, A.N., Miglietta, M.M., Rizza, U., Acevedo, O.C., and Degrazia, G.A. (2015) Investigation of sea-breeze convergence in Salento Peninsula (southeastern Italy). Atmospheric Research, 160, 68–79, doi:10.1016/j.atmosres.2015.03.010.
Cook, K.H. (2015) Role of inertial instability in the West African Monsoon jump. Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres,  accepted, doi:10.1002/2014JD022579.
Crickenberger, S., Walther, K., Marchant, S., Marko, P.B., and Moran, A.L. (2015) Population-dependent acclimatization capacity of thermal tolerance in larvae of the rocky-shore barnacle Pollicipes elegans. Invertebrate Biology 134(4), 291–302, doi:10.1111/ivb.12104.
Crippa, P., Sullivan, R.C., Thota, A., and Pryor, S.C. (2015) How skillfully can we simulate drivers of aerosol direct climate forcing at the regional scale? Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics Discussions, 15, 27311–27355, doi:10.5194/acpd-15-27311-2015.
Crosbie, E., Wang, Z., Sorooshian, A., Chuang, P., Craven, J., Coggon, M., Brunke, M., Zeng, H., Jonsson, H., Woods, R., Flagan, R., and Seinfeld, J. (2015)  Stratocumulus cloud clearings and notable thermodynamic and aerosol contrasts across the clear-cloudy interface. Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, doi:10.1175/JAS-D-15-0137.1, in press.
Cuevas, E., Camino, C., Benedetti, A., Basart, S., Terradellas, E., Baldasano, J.M., Morcrette, J.J., Marticorena, B., Goloub, P., Mortier, A., Berjón, A., Hernández, Y., Gil-Ojeda, M., and Schulz, M. (2015) The MACC-II 2007–2008 reanalysis: atmospheric dust evaluation and characterization over northern Africa and the Middle East. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 15, 3991–4024, doi:10.5194/acp-15-3991-2015.
Dai, T., Shi, G., and Nakajima, T. (2015) Analysis and evaluation of the global aerosol optical properties simulated by an online aerosol-coupled non-hydrostatic icosahedral atmospheric model. Advances in Atmospheric Sciences, 32(6), 743-758, doi:10.1007/s00376-014-4098-z.
Dallafior, T.N., Folini, D., Knutti, R., and Wild, M. (2015)  Dimming over the oceans: Transient anthropogenic aerosol plumes in the 20th Century. Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, accepted, doi:10.1002/2014JD022658.
Das, S.K., Chatterjee, A., Ghosh, S.K., and Raha, S. (2015) An integrated campaign for investigation of winter-time continental haze over Indo-Gangetic Basin and its radiative effects. Science of The Total Environment, 533, 370-382, doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2015.06.085.
De Marchi, G., Chiozzi, G., Semerec, D., Mebrahtu, Y., Tayefeh, F.H., Almalki, M., and Fasola, M. (2015) Food abundance explains the breeding season of a tropical shorebird, the Crab Plover Dromas ardeola. Ostrich: Journal of African Ornithology, doi:10.2989/00306525.2015.1030465, 12 pages.
Dias, I.M., Cúrdia, J., Cunha, M.R., Santos, M.N., and Carvalho, S. (2015) Temporal variability in epifaunal assemblages associated with temperate gorgonian gardens. Marine Environmental Research, available online 19 October 2015,  doi:10.1016/j.marenvres.2015.10.006.
Dixon, S.G. and Wilby, R.L. (2015) Forecasting reservoir inflows using remotely sensed precipitation estimates: a pilot study for the River Naryn, Kyrgyzstan. Hydrological Sciences Journal, doi:10.1080/02626667.2015.1006227
Dong, B., Kahl, A., Cheng, L., Vo, H., Ruehl, S., Zhang, T., Snyder, S., Eduardo Sáeza, A., Quanrud, D., and Arnold, R.G. (2015) Fate of trace organics in a wastewater effluent dependent stream. Science of The Total Environment, 518–519, 479–490, doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2015.02.074.
Druyan, L., and Fulakeza, M. (2015) Downscaling GISS ModelE boreal summer climate over Africa. Climate Dynamics, available online November 11, 2015, 17 pages, doi:10.1007/s00382-015-2880-y
Dwivedi, R., Priyaja, P., Rafeeq, M., and Sudhakar, M. (2015) MODIS-Aqua detects Noctiluca scintillans and hotspots in the central Arabian Sea. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, 188(50), published online December 2015, doi:10.1007/s10661-015-5041-1.
Dzepina, K., Mazzoleni, C., Fialho, P., China, S., Zhang, B., Owen, R.C., Helmig, D., Hueber, J., Kumar, S., Perlinger, J.A., Kramer, L.J., Dziobak, M.P., Ampadu, M.T., Olsen, S., Wuebbles, D.J., and Mazzoleni, L.R. (2015) Molecular characterization  of free tropospheric aerosol collected at the Pico Mountain Observatory: a case study with a long-range transported biomass burning plume. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 15, 5047-5068, doi:10.5194/acp-15-5047-2015.  
Eberle, J., Urban, M., Homolka, A., Hüttich, C., and Schmullius, C. (2015) Novel Methods for Monitoring and Managing Land and Water Resources in Siberia.  In Springer Water (series), Lothar Mueller, Askhad K. Sheudshen, and Frank Eulenstein, Eds., 471-487, doi:10.1007/978-3-319-24409-9_20.
Elguindi, N., Solmon, F., and Turuncoglu, U. (2015) Quantifying some of the impacts of dust and other aerosol on the Caspian Sea region using a regional climate model. Climate Dynamics, 15 pages, doi:10.1007/s00382-015-2566-5.
Emetere, M.E., and Akinyemi, M.L. (2015) Weather effect on photovoltaic module adaptation in coastal areas. International Journal of Renewable Energy Research, 5(3), 5 pages.
Emetere, M.E., Uno, U.E., and Akinyemi, M.L. (2015) Modeling ground temperatures profile for future environmental investigations. Advanced Studies in Theoretical Physics, 9(10), 449 - 459, doi:10.12988/astp.2015.513.
Engström, E., Balfors, B., Mörtberg, U., Thunvik, R., Gaily, T., and Mangold, M. (2015) Prevalence of microbiological contaminants in groundwater sources and risk factor assessment in Juba, South Sudan. Science of The Total Environment, 515–516, 181-187, doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2015.02.023.
Fakhruddin, S.H.M. (2015) Development of flood forecasting system for the Wangchhu River basin in Bhutan. Journal of Geography and Geology, 7(2), 15 pages, doi:10.5539/jgg.v7n2p70.
Fan, P., Chen, J., and John, R. (2015) Urbanization and environmental change during the economic transition on the Mongolian Plateau: Hohhot and Ulaanbaatar. Environmental Research, Available online October 9, doi:10.1016/j.envres.2015.09.020.
Farahat, A., El-Askary, H., and Al-Shaibani, A. (2015) Study of aerosols’ characteristics and dynamics over the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia using a multisensor approach combined with ground observations. Advances in Meteorology, Special Issue "Remote Sensing and Modeling of Atmospheric Dust and Studying Its Impact on Environment, Weather, and Climate", Article ID 247531, 12 pages, doi:10.1155/2015/247531.
Feister, U., Cabrol, N., and Häder, D. (2015) UV irradiance enhancements by scattering of solar radiation from clouds. Atmosphere, 6, 1211-1228, doi:10.3390/atmos6081211.
Feister, U., Meyer, G., Laschewski, G., and Boettcher, C. (2015) Validation of modeled daily erythemal exposure along tropical and subtropical shipping routes by ship-based and satellite-based measurements. Journal of Geophysical Research - Atmospheres, 120, doi:10.1002/2014JD023005.
Fischer, G., Romero, O., Merkel, U., Donner, B., Iversen, M., Nowald, N., Ratmeyer, V., Ruhland, G., Klann, M., and Wefer, G. (2015) Deep ocean mass fluxes in the coastal upwelling oMauritania from 1988 to 2012: variability on seasonal to decadal timescales. Biogeosciences Discussions, 12, 17643–17692, doi:10.5194/bgd-12-17643-2015.
Flamant, C., Chaboureau, J.-P., Chazette, P., Di Girolamo, P., Bourrianne, T., Totems, J., and Cacciani, M. (2015) The radiative impact of desert dust on orographic rain in the Cevennes–Vivarais area: a case study from HyMeX. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics Discussions, 15, 22451–22492, doi:10.5194/acpd-15-22451-2015.
Fountoukis, C., Megaritis, A., Skyllakou, K., Charalampidis, P.E., Denier Van Der Gon, H.A.C., Crippa, M., Prévôt, A.S.H., Freutel, F., Wiedensohler, A., Pilinis, C., and Pandis, S.N. (2015) Simulating the formation of carbonaceous aerosol in a European Megacity (Paris) during the MEGAPOLI summer and winter campaign. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics Discussions, 15, 25547–25582, doi:10.5194/acpd-15-25547-2015.
Fountoulakis, I., Bais, A.F., Fragkos, K., Meleti, C., Tourpali, K., and Zempila, M.M. (2015) Short- and long-term variability of spectral solar UV irradiance at Thessaloniki, Greece: effects of changes in aerosols, total ozone and clouds. Atmospheric Chemistry Physics Discussions, 15, 35753–35785, doi:10.5194/acpd-15-35753-2015.
Füllenbach, C.S., Schöne, B.R., and Mertz-Kraus, R. (2015) Strontium/lithium ratio in aragonitic shells of Cerastoderma edule (Bivalvia) — A new potential temperature proxy for brackish environments. Chemical Geology, 417, 341-355, doi:10.1016/j.chemgeo.2015.10.030.
Gadhavi, Renuka, K., Ravi Karan, V., Jayaraman, A., Stohl, A., Klimont, Z., and Beig, G. (2015) Evaluation of black carbon emission inventories using a Lagrangian dispersion model – a case study over southern India. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 15, 1447–1461, doi:10.5194/acp-15-1447-2015. 
Gairola, R.M., Prakash, S., and Pal, P.K. (2015) Improved rainfall estimation over the Indian monsoon region by synergistic use of Kalpana-1 and rain gauge data. Atmósfera 28(1), 51-61, doi:10.1016/S0187-6236(15)72159-4.
Gebere, S.B., Alamirew, T., Merkel, B.J., and Melesse, A.M. (2015) Performance of high resolution satellite rainfall products over data scarce parts of eastern Ethiopia. Remote Sensing, 7, 11639-11663, doi:10.3390/rs70911639.
Gehlot, S., Minnett, P.J., and Stammer, D. (2015) Impact of Sahara dust on solar radiation at Cape Verde Islands derived from MODIS and surface measurements. Remote Sensing of Environment, 166, 154-162, doi:10.1016/j.rse.2015.05.026.
Ghafourian, H., Nejad, S.H.S., and Khanghah, A.N. (2014) Evaluation of remote sensing data for estimation of precipitation. Journal of Middle East Applied Science and Technology, 13(4), Supplementary Part IV, 946-951, first available online November 2015.
Ghosh, D., Sarkar, U., and De, S. (2015) Analysis of ambient formaldehyde in the eastern region of India along Indo-Gangetic Plain. Environmental Science and Pollution Research, doi:10.1007/s11356-015-5029-y.
Ghosh, M., and Sarkar, U. (2015) Analysis of the photochemical production of ozone using Tropospheric Ultraviolet-Visible (TUV) Radiation Model in an Asian megacity.  Air Quality, Atmosphere & Health, doi:10.1007/s11869-015-0346-3.
Giles, E.C., Saenz-Agudelo, P., Hussey, N.E., Ravasi, T. and Michael L. Berumen (2015) Exploring seascape genetics and kinship in the reef sponge Stylissa carteri in the Red Sea. Ecology and Evolution, 5(13), 2487–2502, doi: 10.1002/ece3.1511.
Ginzburg, A.I., Bulycheva, E.V., Kostianoy, A.G., and Solovyov, D.M. (2015) Vortex dynamics in the southeastern Baltic Sea from satellite radar data. Marine Physics, 55(6), 805-813, doi:10.1134/S0001437015060065.
Giri, R.K., Prakash, S., and Rani, P. (2015) Plume generated by oil depot fire and associated AOD changes. Material Science Research India, 8(2), 257-263.
Gruneisen, M.T. Flanagan, M.B., Sickmiller, B.A., Black, J.P., Stoltenberg, K.E., and Duchane, A.W. (2015) Modeling daytime sky access for a satellite quantum key distribution downlink. Optics Express, 23, 23924-23934, doi: 10.1364/OE.23.023924.  
Gucu, A.C., Inanmaz, O.E., Ok, M., and Sakinan, S. (2015) Recent changes in the spawning grounds of Black Sea anchovy, Engraulis encrasicolus. Fisheries Oceanography, 25(1), available online December 22, 2015, 18 pages, doi:10.1111/fog.12135.
Hamunyela, E., Verbesselt, J., and Herold, M. (2015) Using spatial context to improve early detection of deforestation from Landsat time series. Remote Sensing of Environment, 172, 126-138, doi:10.1016/j.rse.2015.11.006.
Haskell W.Z. II, Hammond, D.E., and Prokopenko, M.G. (2015) A dual-tracer approach to estimate upwelling velocity in coastal Southern California. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 422, 138-149, doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2015.04.015.
Hennicke, J.C., James, D.J., and Weimerskirch, H. (2015) Sex-specific habitat utilization and differential breeding investments in Christmas Island frigatebirds throughout the breeding cycle. PLoS ONE, 10(6), 15 pages, doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0129437.
Inamdar, A.K., and Guillevic, P.C. (2015) Net surface shortwave radiation from GOES imagery—product evaluation using ground-based measurements from SURFRAD. Remote Sensing, 7, 10788-10814, doi:10.3390/rs70810788.
Indoitu, R., Kozhoridze, G., Batyrbaeva, M., Vitkovskaya, I., Orlovsky, N., Blumberg, D., and Orlovsky, L. (2015)  Dust emission and environmental changes in the dried bottom of the Aral Sea. Aeolian Research, 17, 101-115, doi:10.1016/j.aeolia.2015.02.004.
Jafari, R., and Malekian, M. (2015) Comparison and evaluation of dust detection algorithms using MODIS Aqua/Terra Level 1B data and MODIS/OMI dust products in the Middle East. International Journal of Remote Sensing, 36:2, 597-617, doi:10.1080/01431161.2014.999880.
Jamieson, R.A., Baldini, J.U.L., Frappier, A.B., and Müller, W. (2015) Volcanic ash fall events identified using principal component analysis of a high-resolution speleothem trace element dataset. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 426, 36-45,
Jeandron A., Saidi, J.M., Kapama, A., Burhole, M., Birembano, F., Vandevelde, T., Gasparrini, A., Armstrong, B., Cairncross, S., and Ensink, J.H.J.  (2015) Water supply interruptions and suspected cholera incidence: A time-series regression in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. PLoS Med 12(10), 16 pages, doi:10.1371/journal.pmed.1001893.
Jin, M.S., Li, Y., and Su, D. (2015) Urban-induced mechanisms for an extreme rainfall event in Beijing China: a satellite perspective. Climate, 3, 193-209, doi:10.3390/cli3010193.
Jury, M.R. (2015) Summer climate of Madagascar and monsoon pulsing of its vortex. Meteorology and Atmospheric Physics, 13 pages, doi:10.1007/s00703-015-0401-5.
Jury, M.R. (2015) Coastal climate and beach dynamics at Ponta do Ouro, Mozambique. Scientific Research and Essays, 10(1), 1-13, doi:10.5897/SRE2014.6061.
Jury, M.R. (2015) Marine climate influences on interannual variability of tropical cyclones in the eastern Caribbean: 1979–2008. Journal of Geophysical Research - Oceans, 120(4), 3129–3139. 
Kalyan, De.,  Sautya, S., Mote, S., Tsering, L., Patil, V., Nagesh, R., and Ingole, B.S. (2015) Is climate change triggering coral bleaching in tropical reef? Current Science, 109(8), 1379-1380.
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