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Shepherd, J. Marshall, Pierce, Harold, Negri, Andrew J. 2002: Rainfall Modification by Major Urban Areas: Observations from Spaceborne Rain Radar on the TRMM Satellite. Journal of Applied Meteorology: Vol. 41, No. 7, pp. 689-701.

Petersen, Walter A., Rutledge, Steven A. 2001: Regional Variability in Tropical Convection: Observations from TRMM. Journal of Climate: Vol. 14, No. 17, pp. 3566-3586.

Fu, Yunfei, Liu, Guosheng. 2001: The Variability of Tropical Precipitation Profiles and Its Impact on Microwave Brightness Temperatures as Inferred from TRMM Data. Journal of Applied Meteorology: Vol. 40, No. 12, pp. 2130-2143.

Li, Ji, Nakamura, Kenji. 2002: Characteristics of the Mirror Image of Precipitation Observed by the TRMM Precipitation Radar. Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology: Vol. 19, No. 2, pp. 145-158.

Marecal, Virginie, Mahfouf, Jean-Francois. 2000: Variational Retrieval of Temperature and Humidity Profiles from TRMM Precipitation Data. Monthly Weather Review: Vol. 128, No. 11, pp. 3853-3866.

Tao, W.-K., Adler, R., Braun, S., Einaudi, F., Ferrier, B., Halverson, J., Heymsfield, G., Kummerow, C., Negri, A., Kakar, R. 2000: meeting summary : Summary of a Symposium on Cloud Systems, Hurricanes, and TRMM: Celebration of Dr. Joanne Simpson's Career-The First Fifty Years. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society: Vol. 81, No. 10, pp. 2463-2474

Garstang, Michael, Kummerow, Christian D. 2000: The Joanne Simpson Special Issue on the Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM). Journal of Applied Meteorology: Vol. 39, No. 12, pp. 1961-1961.

Short, David A., Nakamura, Kenji. 2000: TRMM Radar Observations of Shallow Precipitation over the Tropical Oceans. Journal of Climate: Vol. 13, No. 23, pp. 4107-4124.

Nesbitt, Stephen W., Zipser, Edward J., Cecil, Daniel J. 2000: A Census of Precipitation Features in the Tropics Using TRMM: Radar, Ice Scattering, and Lightning Observations. Journal of Climate: Vol. 13, No. 23, pp. 4087-4106.

Meneghini, R., Jones, J. A., Iguchi, T., Okamoto, K., Kwiatkowski, J. 2001: Statistical Methods of Estimating Average Rainfall over Large Space-Timescales Using Data from the TRMM Precipitation Radar. Journal of Applied Meteorology: Vol. 40, No. 3, pp. 568-585.

Heymsfield, Andrew J., Bansemer, Aaron, Field, Paul R., Durden, Stephen L., Stith, Jeffrey L., Dye, James E., Hall, William, Grainger, Cedric A. 2002: Observations and Parameterizations of Particle Size Distributions in Deep Tropical Cirrus and Stratiform Precipitating Clouds: Results from In Situ Observations in TRMM Field Campaigns. Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences: Vol. 59, No. 24, pp. 3457-3491.

Lyu, Cheng-Hsuan, Barnes, William L. 2003: Four Years of TRMM/VIRS On-Orbit Calibrations and Characterization Using Lunar Models and Data from Terra/MODIS. Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology: Vol. 20, No. 3, pp. 333-347.

Freilich, Michael H., Vanhoff, Barry A. 2003: The Relationship between Winds, Surface Roughness, and Radar Backscatter at Low Incidence Angles from TRMM Precipitation Radar Measurements. Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology: Vol. 20, No. 4, pp. 549-562.

Datta, Saswati, Jones, W. Linwood, Roy, Biswadev, Tokay, Ali. 2003: Spatial Variability of Surface Rainfall as Observed from TRMM Field Campaign Data. Journal of Applied Meteorology: Vol. 42, No. 5, pp. 598-610.

Schumacher, Courtney, Houze, Robert A. 2003: Stratiform Rain in the Tropics as Seen by the TRMM Precipitation Radar*. Journal of Climate: Vol. 16, No. 11, pp. 1739-1756.

Schumacher, Courtney, Houze, Robert A. 2003: The TRMM Precipitation Radar's View of Shallow, Isolated Rain. Journal of Applied Meteorology: Vol. 42, No. 10, pp. 1519-1524.

Houze, Robert A. 2003: From Hot Towers to TRMM: Joanne Simpson and Advances in Tropical Convection Research. Meteorological Monographs: Vol. 29, No. 51, pp. 37-37.

Simpson, Joanne, Adler, Robert F., North, Gerald R. 1988: A Proposed Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM) Satellite. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society: Vol. 69, No. 3, pp. 278-295.

RADIO SCIENCE, 38, 4, 8072, doi:10.1029/2002RS002636, 2003

Physically based statistical integration of TRMM microwave measurements for precipitation profiling

Sabatino Di Michele, Frank S. Marzano, Alberto Mugnai, and Alessandra Tassa, José ?edro V. Poiares Baptista

GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH LETTERS, VOL. 30, NO. 14, 1729, doi:10.1029/2003GL017402, 2003

Summer synoptic-scale waves over West Africa observed by TRMM

G. Gu, R. F. Adler, G. J. Huffman, S. Curtis, 

Algorithm

Ferreira, Franck, Amayenc, Paul, Oury, Sté°¨ane, Testud, Jacques. 2001: Study and Tests of Improved Rain Estimates from the TRMM Precipitation Radar. Journal of Applied Meteorology: Vol. 40, No. 11, pp. 1878-1899.

Adler, Robert F., Huffman, George J., Bolvin, David T., Curtis, Scott, Nelkin, Eric J. 2000: Tropical Rainfall Distributions Determined Using TRMM Combined with Other Satellite and Rain Gauge Information. Journal of Applied Meteorology: Vol. 39, No. 12, pp. 2007-2023.

Okamoto, Ken'ichi. 2003: A Short History of the TRMM Precipitation Radar. Meteorological Monographs: Vol. 29, No. 51, pp. 187-187.

Smith, Eric A., Turk, F. Joseph, Farrar, Michael R., Mugnai, Alberto, Xiang, Xuwu. 1997: Estimating 13.8-GHz Path-Integrated Attenuation from 10.7-GHz Brightness Temperatures for the TRMM Combined PR-TMI Precipitation Algorithm. Journal of Applied Meteorology: Vol. 36, No. 4, pp. 365-388.

Gage, Kenneth S., Williams, Christopher R., Clark, Wallace L., Johnston, Paul E., Carter, David A. 2002: Profiler Contributions to Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM) Ground Validation Field Campaigns. Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology: Vol. 19, No. 6, pp. 843-863.

Meneghini, Robert , Iguchi, Toshio , Kozu, Toshiaki , Liao, Liang , Okamoto, Ken'ichi , Jones, Jeffrey A. , Kwiatkowski, John . 2000: Use of the Surface Reference Technique for Path Attenuation Estimates from the TRMM Precipitation Radar. Journal of Applied Meteorology: Vol. 39, No. 12, pp. 2053-2070.

M. L. Nirala, A. P. Cracknell, The determination of the three-dimensional distribution of rain from the Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM) Precipitation Radar, International Journal of Remote Sensing, Volume 23, Number 20/October 20, 2002

RADIO SCIENCE, VOL. 38, NO. 5, 1086, doi:10.1029/2002RS002855, 2003

Radar observations in Singapore and their implications for the TRMM precipitation radar retrieval algorithms

M. Thurai, T. Iguchi, T. Kozu, J. D. Eastment, C. L. Wilson, J. T. Ong

Comparison

Masunaga, Hirohiko, Iguchi, Toshio, Oki, Riko, Kachi, Misako. 2002: Comparison of Rainfall Products Derived from TRMM Microwave Imager and Precipitation Radar. Journal of Applied Meteorology: Vol. 41, No. 8, pp. 849-862.

Liao, Liang, Meneghini, Robert, Iguchi, Toshio. 2001: Comparisons of Rain Rate and Reflectivity Factor Derived from the TRMM Precipitation Radar and the WSR-88D over the Melbourne, Florida, Site. Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology: Vol. 18, No. 12, pp. 1959-1974.

Bell, Thomas L., Kundu, Prasun K., Kummerow, Christian D. 2001: Sampling Errors of SSM/I and TRMM Rainfall Averages: Comparison with Error Estimates from Surface Data and a Simple Model. Journal of Applied Meteorology: Vol. 40, No. 5, pp. 938-954.

Roads, John. 2003: The NCEP-NCAR, NCEP-DOE, and TRMM Tropical Atmosphere Hydrologic Cycles. Journal of Hydrometeorology: Vol. 4, No. 5, pp. 826-840.

Adler, Robert F., Kummerow, Christian, Bolvin, David, Curtis, Scott, Kidd, Chris. 2003: Status of TRMM Monthly Estimates of Tropical Precipitation. Meteorological Monographs: Vol. 29, No. 51, pp. 223-223.

Smith, Eric A., Hollis, Throy D. 2003: Performance Evaluation of Level-2 TRMM Rain Profile Algorithms by Intercomparison and Hypothesis Testing. Meteorological Monographs: Vol. 29, No. 51, pp. 207-207.

North, Gerald R. 2003: GATE and TRMM. Meteorological Monographs: Vol. 29, No. 51, pp. 201-201.

Wilheit, Thomas. 2003: The TRMM Measurement Concept. Meteorological Monographs: Vol. 29, No. 51, pp. 197-197.

Ikai, Junji, Nakamura, Kenji. 2003: Comparison of Rain Rates over the Ocean Derived from TRMM Microwave Imager and Precipitation Radar. Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology: Vol. 20, No. 12, pp. 1709-1726.

Sobel, Adam H., Yuter, Sandra E., Bretherton, Christopher S., Kiladis, George N. 2004: Large-Scale Meteorology and Deep Convection during TRMM KWAJEX*. Monthly Weather Review: Vol. 132, No. 2, pp. 422-444.

Grecu, Mircea, Anagnostou, Emmanouil N. 2001: Overland Precipitation Estimation from TRMM Passive Microwave Observations. Journal of Applied Meteorology: Vol. 40, No. 8, pp. 1367-1380.

Schumacher, Courtney, Houze, Robert A. 2000: Comparison of Radar Data from the TRMM Satellite and Kwajalein Oceanic Validation Site. Journal of Applied Meteorology: Vol. 39, No. 12, pp. 2151-2164.

GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH LETTERS, VOL. 30, NO. 14, 1757, doi:10.1029/2003GL017552, 2003

Comparison of TRMM rainfall retrievals with rain gauge data from the TAO/TRITON buoy array

Kenneth P. Bowman, Amy B. Phillips, and Gerald R. North

GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH LETTERS, VOL. 26, NO. 15, PAGES 2379-2382, 1999

First results of the TRMM Microwave Imager (TMI) monthly oceanic rain rate: Comparison with SSM/I

  T. C. Chang, L. S. Chiu, C. Kummerow, J. Meng, T. T. Wilheit

JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH, VOL. 108, NO. D21, 4663, doi:10.1029/2002JD003213, 2003

A comparison of ocean emissivity models using the Advanced Microwave Sounding Unit, the Special Sensor Microwave Imager, the TRMM Microwave Imager, and airborne radiometer observations

W. J. Ellison, S. J. English, K. Lamkaouchi, A. Balana, E. Obligis, G. Deblonde, T. J. Hewison, P. Bauer, G. Kelly, L. Eymard

Application

Negri, Andrew J., Bell, Thomas L., Xu, Liming. 2002: Sampling of the Diurnal Cycle of Precipitation Using TRMM. Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology: Vol. 19, No. 9, pp. 1333-1344.

Imaoka, Keiji, Spencer, Roy W. 2000: Diurnal Variation of Precipitation over the Tropical Oceans Observed by TRMM/TMI Combined with SSM/I. Journal of Climate: Vol. 13, No. 23, pp. 4149-4158.

Wilcox, Eric M., Ramanathan, V. 2001: Scale Dependence of the Thermodynamic Forcing of Tropical Monsoon Clouds: Results from TRMM Observations. Journal of Climate: Vol. 14, No. 7, pp. 1511-1524.

Kishtawal, C. M., Krishnamurti, T. N.. 2001: Diurnal Variation of Summer Rainfall over Taiwan and Its Detection Using TRMM Observations. Journal of Applied Meteorology: Vol. 40, No. 3, pp. 331-344.

Nesbitt, Stephen W., Zipser, Edward J. 2003: The Diurnal Cycle of Rainfall and Convective Intensity according to Three Years of TRMM Measurements. Journal of Climate: Vol. 16, No. 10, pp. 1456-1475.

Zipser, Edward J. 2003: Some Views On "Hot Towers" after 50 Years of Tropical Field Programs and Two Years of TRMM Data. Meteorological Monographs: Vol. 29, No. 51, pp. 49-49.

Roads, John. 2003: The NCEP-NCAR, NCEP-DOE, and TRMM Tropical Atmosphere Hydrologic Cycles. Journal of Hydrometeorology: Vol. 4, No. 5, pp. 826-840.

Magagi, Ramata, Barros, Ana P. 2004: Estimation of Latent Heating of Rainfall during the Onset of the Indian Monsoon Using TRMM PR and Radiosonde Data. Journal of Applied Meteorology: Vol. 43, No. 2, pp. 328-349.

Sorooshian, S., Gao, X., Hsu, K., Maddox, R. A., Hong, Y., Gupta, H. V., Imam, B. 2002: Diurnal Variability of Tropical Rainfall Retrieved from Combined GOES and TRMM Satellite Information. Journal of Climate: Vol. 15, No. 9, pp. 983-1001.

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Tao, W.-K., Lang, S., Olson, W. S., Meneghini, R., Yang, S., Simpson, J., Kummerow, C., Smith, E., Halverson, J. 2001: Retrieved Vertical Profiles of Latent Heat Release Using TRMM Rainfall Products for February 1998**. Journal of Applied Meteorology: Vol. 40, No. 6, pp. 957-982.

Olson, William S., Bauer, Peter, Kummerow, Christian D., Hong, Ye, Tao, Wei-Kuo. 2001: A Melting-Layer Model for Passive/Active Microwave Remote Sensing Applications. Part II: Simulation of TRMM Observations. Journal of Applied Meteorology: Vol. 40, No. 7, pp. 1164-1179.

Anagnostou, Emmanouil N., Morales, Carlos A., Dinku, Tufa. 2001: The Use of TRMM Precipitation Radar Observations in Determining Ground Radar Calibration Biases. Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology: Vol. 18, No. 4, pp. 616-628.

Yao, Zhanyu, Li, Wanbiao, Zhu, Yuanjing, Zhao, Bolin, Chen, Yong. 2001: Remote Sensing of Precipitation on the Tibetan Plateau Using the TRMM Microwave Imager. Journal of Applied Meteorology: Vol. 40, No. 8, pp. 1381-1392.

Habib, Emad, Krajewski, Witold F. 2002: Uncertainty Analysis of the TRMM Ground-Validation Radar-Rainfall Products: Application to the TEFLUN-B Field Campaign. Journal of Applied Meteorology: Vol. 41, No. 5, pp. 558-572.

Bringi, V. N., Huang, Gwo-Jong, Chandrasekar, V., Gorgucci, E. 2002: A Methodology for Estimating the Parameters of a Gamma Raindrop Size Distribution Model from Polarimetric Radar Data: Application to a Squall-Line Event from the TRMM/Brazil Campaign. Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology: Vol. 19, No. 5, pp. 633-645.

Halverson, Jeffrey B., Rickenbach, Thomas, Roy, Biswadev, Pierce, Harold, Williams, Earle. 2002: Environmental Characteristics of Convective Systems during TRMM-LBA. Monthly Weather Review: Vol. 130, No. 6, pp. 1493-1509.

Petersen, Walter A., Nesbitt, Stephen W., Blakeslee, Richard J., Cifelli, Robert, Hein, Paul, Rutledge, Stephen A. 2002: TRMM Observations of Intraseasonal Variability in Convective Regimes over the Amazon. Journal of Climate: Vol. 15, No. 11, pp. 1278-1294.

Pu, Zhaoxia, Tao, Wei-Kuo, Braun, Scott, Simpson, Joanne, Jia, Yiqin, Halverson, Jeffrey, Olson, William, Hou, Arthur. 2002: The Impact of TRMM Data on Mesoscale Numerical Simulation of Supertyphoon Paka. Monthly Weather Review: Vol. 130, No. 10, pp. 2448-2458.

Krishnamurti, T. N., Surendran, Sajani, Shin, D. W., Correa-Torres, Ricardo J., Vijaya Kumar, T. S. V., Williford, Eric, Kummerow, Chris, Adler, Robert F., Simpson, Joanne, Kakar, Ramesh, Olson, William S., Turk, F. Joseph. 2001: Real-Time Multianalysis-Multimodel Superensemble Forecasts of Precipitation Using TRMM and SSM/I Products. Monthly Weather Review: Vol. 129, No. 12, pp. 2861-2883.

M. L. Nirala, A. P. Cracknell, Microwave measurement of rain and sea surface temperature by the TRMM Microwave Imager (TMI), International Journal of Remote Sensing, Volume 23, Number 13/July 20, 2002

L. Giglio, J. D. Kendall, C. J. Tucker, Remote sensing of fires with the TRMM VIRS,  

International Journal of Remote Sensing, Volume 21, Number 1/January 10, 2000

Yimin Ji, Erich Stocker, An overview of the TRMM/TSDIS fire algorithm and product, International Journal of Remote Sensing, Volume 23, Number 16/August 30, 2002

S.C. Kar, K. Rupa, M. Das Gupta, et al., Analyses of Orissa Super Cyclone using TRMM (TMI), DMSP (SSM/I) and OceanSat-I (MSMR) Derived Data, The Global Atmosphere and Ocean System, Volume 9, Numbers 1-2/March-June 2003

Giglio L., Kendall J. D., Mack R., A multi-year active fire dataset for the tropics derived from the TRMM VIRS, International Journal of Remote Sensing, Volume 24, Number 22/November 20, 2003

JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH, VOL. 107, NO. D20, 10.1029/2001JD000745, 2002

Intraseasonal large-scale circulations and mesoscale convective activity in tropical South America during the TRMM-LBA campaign

Leila M. V. Carvalho, Charles Jones, Maria A. F. Silva Dias

GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH LETTERS, VOL. 27, NO. 12, PAGES 1711-1714, 2000

TRMM satellite estimates of convective processes in Central Africa during September, October, November 1998: Implications for elevated Atlantic tropospheric ozone

Gregory S. Jenkins

JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH, VOL. 107, NO. D20, 8064, doi:10.1029/2001JD000338, 2002

Diurnal march of the convection observed during TRMM-WETAMC/LBA

L. A. T. Machado, H. Laurent, A. A. Lima, 

JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH, VOL. 107, NO. D19, 4367, doi:10.1029/2001JD001269, 2002

Physical properties of maritime low clouds as retrieved by combined use of Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM) Microwave Imager and Visible/Infrared Scanner
2. Climatology of warm clouds and rain

H. Masunaga, T. Y. Nakajima, T. Nakajima, M. Kachi, K. Suzuki

GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH LETTERS, VOL. 26, NO. 20, PAGES 3105-3108, 1999

TRMM Observed First Direct Evidence of Smoke from Forest Fires Inhibiting Rainfall

Daniel Rosenfeld

JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH, VOL. 106, NO. D20, PAGES 24,089-24,096, 2001

A survey of thunderstorm flash rates compared to cloud top height using TRMM satellite data

T.Ushio, S. J. Heckman, D. J. Boccippio, H. J. Christian, Z.-I. Kawasaki

GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH LETTERS, VOL. 29, NO. 12, 10.1029/2001GL014113, 2002

Spectral representation of rain profiles and diurnal variations observed with TRMM PR over the equatorial area

Yukari N. Takayabu

Validation

Fisher, Brad L. 2004: Climatological Validation of TRMM TMI and PR Monthly Rain Products over Oklahoma. Journal of Applied Meteorology: Vol. 43, No. 3, pp. 519-535.

GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH LETTERS, VOL. 30, NO. 14, 1757, doi:10.1029/2003GL017552, 2003

Comparison of TRMM rainfall retrievals with rain gauge data from the TAO/TRITON buoy array

Kenneth P. Bowman, Amy B. Phillips, and Gerald R. North

Sensor

Kummerow, Christian, Barnes, William, Kozu, Toshiaki, Shiue, James, Simpson, Joanne. 1998: The Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM) Sensor Package. Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology: Vol. 15, No. 3, pp. 809-817.

Durden, S. L., Haddad, Z. S., Kitiyakara, A., Li, F. K.. 1998: Effects of Nonuniform Beam Filling on Rainfall Retrieval for the TRMM Precipitation Radar. Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology: Vol. 15, No. 3, pp. 635-646.

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