Here is a list of publications from members of the EECLAT projet using A-Train observations (CALIPSO, CloudSAT, MODIS, PARASOL, CERES, etc)

2017 (11)

  1.  Alkasem A., F. Szczap, C. Cornet, V. Shcherbakov, Y. Gour, O. Jourdan, L.C.-Labonnote and G. Mioche, 2017, Effects of cirrus heterogeneity on lidar CALIOP/CALIPSO data, J. Quant. Spectrosc. Radiat. Transfer, 202, 38-49, doi:10.1016/j.jqsrt.2017.07.005
  2. Bou Karam Francis, D., C. Flamant, J.-P. Chaboureau, J. Banks, J. Cuesta, H. Brindley and L. Oolman, 2017: “Dust emission and transport over Iraq associated with the summer Shamal winds”, Aeolian Research, 24, 15–31, 10.1016/j.aeolia.2016.11.001.
  3. Garnier, A., N. A. Scott, J. Pelon, R. Armante, L. Crépeau, B. Six and N. Pascal, 2016: “Long term assessment of the CALIPSO Imaging Infrared Radiometer (IIR) calibration and stability through comparisons with MODIS/Aqua and SEVIRI/Meteosat”, Atmos. Meas. Tech. Discuss., doi:10.5194/amt-2016-345, in review
  4. Grazioli, J., Genthon, C., Boudevillain, B., Duran-Alarcon, C., Del Guasta, M., Madeleine, J.-B., and Berne, A.: Measurements of precipitation in Dumont d’Urville, Adélie Land, East Antarctica, The Cryosphere, 11, 1797-1811,, 2017.
  5. Guzman R., H. Chepfer, V. Noel, T. Vaillant de Guélis, J. E. Kay, P. Raberanto, G. Cesana, M. A. Vaughan, and D. M. Winker, 2017: Direct atmosphere opacity observations from CALIPSO provide new constraints on cloud- radiation interactions. J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 122, 1066-1085, doi:10.1002/2016JD025946
  6. Lacour A., H. Chepfer, M. D. Shupe, N. B. Miller, V. Noel, J. Kay, D. D. Turner, R. Guzman, 2017: Greenland clouds observed in CALIPSO-GOCCP: comparison with ground-based Summit observations. J. Clim. in press
  7. Mioche G., O. Jourdan, J. Delanoë, C. Gourbeyre, G. Febvre, R. Dupuy, M. Monier, F. Szczap, A. Schwarzenboeck, and J.-F. Gayet, 2017: Vertical distribution of microphysical properties of Arctic springtime low-level mixed-phase clouds over the Greenland and Norwegian Seas, Atmos. Chem. Phys., accepted
  8. Palerme, C., C. Claud, A. Dufour, C. Genthon, J. Kay, N. Wood, T. L’Ecuyer, 2017. Evaluation of Antarctic snowfall in global meteorological reanalyses, Atm. Res., 48 (1-2):225-239;, DOI10.1007/s00382-016-3071-1.
  9. Platnick, S., K. G. Meyer, M. D. King, G. Wind, N. Amarasinghe, B. Marchant, G. T. Arnold, Z. Zhang, P. A. Hubanks, R. E. Holz, P. Yang, W. L. Ridgway and J. Riedi, 2017: “The MODIS Cloud Optical and Microphysical Products: Collection 6 Updates and Examples From Terra and Aqua”, IEEE Trans. Geosci. Remote Sens., 55, 502–525, doi:10.1109/TGRS.2016.2610522.
  10. Protopapadaki, S. E., Stubenrauch, C. J., and Feofilov, A. G.: Upper tropospheric cloud systems derived from IR sounders: properties of cirrus anvils in the tropics, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 17, 3845-3859, doi:10.5194/acp-17-3845-2017, 2017.
  11. Thompson, D. W. J., S. Bony and Y. Li, 2017: Thermodynamic constraint on the depth of the global tropospheric circulation. PNAS, 114 (31), 8181–8186, doi: 10.1073/pnas.1620493114

2016 (18)

  1. Ancellet, G., Pelon, J., Totems, J., Chazette, P., Bazureau, A., Sicard, M., Di Iorio, T., Dulac, F., and Mallet, M.: Long-range transport and mixing of aerosol sources during the 2013 North American biomass burning episode: analysis of multiple lidar observations in the western Mediterranean basin, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 16, 4725-4742, doi:10.5194/acp-16-4725-2016, 2016
  2. Ancellet G., J. Pelon, 2016: CALIPSO fete ses 10 ans. La Meteorologie 94 (5), 5-6.
  3. Bastin, S., Chiriaco, M., Drobinski, P. 2016: Control of radiation and evaporation on temperature variability in a WRF regional climate simulation: comparison with colocated long term ground based observations near Paris. Climate Dynamics. 10.1007/s00382-016-2974-1
  4. Bouniol, D., R. Roca, T. Fiolleau and D. Poan, 2016: “Macrophysical, microphysical and radiative properties of tropical Mesocale Convective Systems over their life cycle”,J. Climate, 29, 3353–3371, doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-15-0551.1.
  5. Cesana G., H. Chepfer , D.M. Winker , B. Getzewich , X. Cai , H. Okamoto , Y. Hagihara , O. Jourdan , G. Mioche , V. Noel , M. Reverdy, 2016: Using In-Situ Airborne Measurements to Evaluate Three Cloud Phase Products Derived from CALIPSO, J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 121, 5788-5808, doi:10.1002/2015JD024334
  6. Chakroun, M., Bastin, S., Chiriaco, M., and H. Chepfer 2016: Characterization of vertical cloud variability over Europe using spatial lidar observations and regional simulation. Climate Dynamics. 10.1007/s00382-016-3037-3.
  7. Chazette, P., Totems, J., Ancellet, G., Pelon, J., and Sicard, M.: Temporal consistency of lidar observations during aerosol transport events in the framework of the ChArMEx /ADRIMED campaign at Minorca in June 2013, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 16, 2863-2875, 2016.
  8. Hoareau, C., Noel, V., Chepfer, H., Vidot, J., Chiriaco, M., Bastin, S., Reverdy, M. and Cesana, G. (2016), Remote sensing ice supersaturation inside and near cirrus clouds: a case study in the subtropics. Atmos. Sci. Lett., 17: 639–645. doi:10.1002/asl.714
  9. Kay, J. E., L’Ecuyer, T., Chepfer, H., Loeb, N., Morrison, A. and G. Cesana, 2016: Recent advances in Arctic cloud and climate research, Current Climate Change Reports, DOI: 10.1007/s40641-016-0051-9
  10. Kay, J. E.L. BourdagesN. B. MillerA. MorrisonV. YettellaH. Chepfer, and B. Eaton(2016), Evaluating and improving cloud phase in the Community Atmosphere Model version 5 using spaceborne lidar observationsJ. Geophys. Res. Atmos.12141624176, doi:10.1002/2015JD024699.
  11. Koffi, B., M. Schulz, F.-M. Bréon, F. Dentener, B. M. Steensen, J. Griesfeller, D. Winker, Y. Balkanski, S. E. Bauer, N. Bellouin, T. Berntsen, H. Bian, M. Chin, T. Diehl, R. Easter, S. Ghan, D. A. Hauglustaine, T. Iversen, A. Kirkevåg, X. Liu, U. Lohmann, G. Myhre, P. Rasch, Ø. Seland, R. B. Skeie, S. D. Steenrod, P. Stier, J. Tackett, T. Takemura, K. Tsigaridis, M. R. Vuolo, J. Yoon and Kai Zhang, 2016: “Evaluation of the aerosol vertical distribution in global aerosol models through comparison against CALIOP measurements: AeroCom phase II results”, J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 121, 7254–7283, doi:10.1002/2015JD024639.
  12. Massie, S. T., Delanoë, J., Bardeen, C. G., Jiang, J. H., and Huang, L.: Changes in the shape of cloud ice water content vertical structure due to aerosol variations, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 16, 6091-6105, doi:10.5194/acp-16-6091-2016, 2016
  13. Palerme, C., C. Genthon, C. Claud · J. E. Kay, N. B. Wood, T. L’Ecuyer, 2016. Evaluation of Antarctic precipitation in CMIP5 models, current climate and projections, Clim. Dyn., DOI 10.1007/s00382-016-3071-1.
  14. Quennehen, B., Raut, J.-C., Law, K. S., Daskalakis, N., Ancellet, G., Clerbaux, C., Kim, S.-W., Lund, M. T., Myhre, G., Olivié, D. J. L., Safieddine, S., Skeie, R. B., Thomas, J. L., Tsyro, S., Bazureau, A., Bellouin, N., Hu, M., Kanakidou, M., Klimont, Z., Kupiainen, K., Myriokefalitakis, S., Quaas, J., Rumbold, S. T., Schulz, M., Cherian, R., Shimizu, A., Wang, J., Yoon, S.-C., and Zhu, T.: Multi-model evaluation of short-lived pollutant distributions over east Asia during summer 2008, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 16, 10765-10792, doi:10.5194/acp-16-10765-2016, 2016.
  15. Rea, G., Paton-Walsh, C., Turquety, S., Cope, M., Griffith, D. : Impact of the New South Wales fires during October 2013 on regional air quality in eastern Australia, Atmospheric Environment, 131, 150-163, doi :10.1016/j.atmosenv.2016.01.034, 2016.
  16. Sourdeval, O., L. C. Labonnote, A. J. Baran, J. Mülmenstädt and G. Brogniez, 2016: “A Methodology for Simultaneous Retrieval of Ice and Liquid Water Cloud Properties. Part II: Near-global Retrievals and Evaluation against A-Train Products”, Q. J. Roy. Meteorol. Soc., 142, 3063-3081, doi:10.1002/qj.2889
  17. Stein, T. H. M., C. E. Holloway, I. Tobin and S. Bony, 2017: Observed relationships between cloud vertical structure and convective aggregation over tropical ocean. J. Climate, 30 (6), 2187-2207
  18. Toledo, D., Rannou, P., Pommereau, J.-P., Sarkissian, A., and Foujols, T.: Measurement of aerosol optical depth and sub-visual cloud detection using the optical depth sensor (ODS), Atmos. Meas. Tech., 9, 455-467, doi:10.5194/amt-9-455-2016, 2016.

2015 (19)

  1. Bonne J-L., H. C. Steen-Larsen, C. Risi, M. Wermer, H. Sodemann, J-L. Lacour, X. Fettweis, G. Cesana, M. Delmotte, O. Cattani, P. Vallelonga, H. A. Kjaer, C. Clerbaux, A. E. Sveinbjornsdottir, V. Masson-Delmotte, 2015: The summer 2012 Greenland heat wave:in situ and remote sensing observations of water vapour isotopic composition during and atmospheric river event, J. Geophys. Res., doi: 10.1002/2014JD022602
  2. Brient, F., T. Schneider, Z. Tan, S. Bony, X. Qu and A. Hall, 2015: Shallowness of tropical low clouds as a predictor of climate models’ response to warming. Clim. Dyn., 1-17. doi:10.1007/s00382-015-2846-0
  3. Cesana, G., D. E. Waliser, X. Jiang, and J.-L. F. Li, 2015: Multimodel evaluation of cloud phase transition using satellite and reanalysis data, J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., doi:10.1002/2014JD022932
  4. Fauchez, T., Dubuisson, P., Cornet, C., Szczap, F., Garnier, A., Pelon, J., Meyer, K. 2015: Impacts of cloud heterogeneities on cirrus optical properties retrieved from space-based thermal infrared radiometry. Atmos. Meas. Tech. Vol. 8 , p. 633
  5. Feofilov, A. G., Stubenrauch, C. J., and Delanoë, J.: Ice water content vertical profiles of high-level clouds: classification and impact on radiative fluxes, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 15, 12327-12344, doi:10.5194/acp-15-12327-2015, 2015.
  6. Fréville, P; Montoux, N. ; Baray, J.-L. ; Chauvigné, A.; Réveret, F.; Hervo, M.; Dionisi, D.; Payen, G.; Sellegri, K.: LIDAR Developments at Clermont-Ferrand—France for Atmospheric Observation, Sensors, 15, 3041-3069, DOI:10.3390/150203041, 2015.
  7. Garnier, A., Pelon, J., Vaughan, M. A., Winker, D. M., Trepte, C. R., and Dubuisson, P.: Lidar multiple scattering factors inferred from CALIPSO lidar and IIR retrievals of semi-transparent cirrus cloud optical depths over oceans, Atmos. Meas. Tech., 8, 2759-2774, doi:10.5194/amt-8-2759-2015, 2015.
  8. He, Y., C. Risi, J. Gao, V. Masson-Delmotte, T. Yao, C.-T. Lai, Y. Ding, J. Worden, C. Frankenberg, H. Chepfer, and G. Cesana (2015), Impact of atmospheric convection on south Tibet summer precipitation isotopologue composition using a combination of in situ measurements, satellite data, and atmospheric general circulation modeling. J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 120, 3852–3871. doi: 10.1002/2014JD022180.
  9. Illingworth A., H. W. Barker, A. Beljaars, H. Chepfer, J. Delanoë, C. Domenech, D. P., A.Donovan, S. Fukuda, M. Hirakata, R. J. Hogan, A. Huenerbein P. Kollias, T. Kubota, T. Nakajima, T. Y.Nakajima T. Nishizawa, Y. Ohno, H. Okamoto, R. Oki, K. Sato, M. Satoh, U. Wandinger, T. Wehr, 2015: THE EARTHCARE SATELLITE: The next step forward in global measurements of clouds, aerosols, precipitation and radiation, Bull. Am. Met. Soc, doi: 10.1175/BAMS-D-12-00227.1
  10. Konsta, D., J.-L. Dufresne, H. Chepfer, A. Idelkadi, G. Cesana, 2015: Use of A-Train Satellite Observations (CALIPSO-PARASOL) to evaluate tropical cloud properties in the LMDZ5 GCM. Clim. Dyn. accepted, doi: 10.1007/s00382-015-2900-y
  11. Marelle, L. , Raut, J.-C. , Thomas, J. L., Law, K. S., Quennehen, B., Ancellet, G., Pelon, J. , Schwarzenboeck, A. and Fast, J. D., Transport of anthropogenic and biomass burning aerosols from Europe to the Arctic during spring 2008, ACP, 15, 3831-3850, 2015
  12. Mioche, G., Jourdan, O., Ceccaldi, M., and Delanoë, J.: Variability of mixed-phase clouds in the Arctic with a focus on the Svalbard region: a study based on spaceborne active remote sensing, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 15, 2445-2461, doi:10.5194/acp-15-2445-2015, 2015
  13. Mülmenstädt J., Sourdeval O., Delanoë J., Quaas J. Frequency of occurrence of rain from liquid-, mixed- and ice-phase clouds derived from A-Train satellite retrievals. Geophysical Research Letters, American Geophysical Union, 2015, 42 (15), pp.6502-6509.
  14. Nguyen, H., A. Protat, V. Kumar, S. Rauniyar, M. Whimpey and L. Rikus, 2015: A regional forecast model evaluation of statistical rainfall properties using CPOL radar observations in different precipitation regimes over Darwin, Australia. Quart. J. Roy. Meteor. Soc., doi:10.1002/qj.2525
  15. Peers, F., Waquet, F., Cornet, C., Dubuisson, P., Ducos, F., Goloub, P., Szczap, F., Tanré, D., Thieuleux, F. 2015: Absorption of aerosols above clouds from POLDER/PARASOL measurements and estimation of their direct radiative effect. Atmos. Chem. Phys. Vol. 15 , p. 4179-4196
  16. Rea, G., Turquety, S., Menut, L., Briant, R., Mailler, S., and Siour, G. : Source contributions to 2012 summertime aerosols in the Euro-Mediterranean region, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 15, 8013-8036, doi :10.5194/acp-15-8013-2015, 2015.
  17. Reverdy, M., H. Chepfer, D. Donovan, V. Noel, G. Cesana, C. Hoareau, C. Chiriaco and S. Bastin, 2015: An EarthCARE/ATLID simulator to evaluate cloud description in climate models. J. Geophys. Res. Atmos, 120, 11090-11113. doi: 10.1002/2015JD023919
  18. Vidot, J., A. J. Baran, and P. Brunel (2015), A new ice cloud parameterization for infrared radiative transfer simulation of cloudy radiances: Evaluation and optimization with IIR observations and ice cloud profile retrieval products, J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 120, 6937–6951, doi:10.1002/2015JD023462.

2014 (19)

  1. Ancellet, G., Pelon, J., Blanchard, Y., Quennehen, B., Bazureau, A., Law, K. S., and Schwarzenboeck, A.: Transport of aerosol to the Arctic: analysis of CALIOP and French aircraft data during the spring 2008 POLARCAT campaign, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 14, 8235-8254, doi:10.5194/acp-14-8235-2014, 2014.
  2. Chiriaco, M., S. Bastin, P. Yiou, M. Haeffelin, J.-C. Dupont, and M. Stéfanon (2014), European heatwave in July 2006: Observations and modeling showing how local processes amplify conducive large-scale conditions, Geophys. Res. Lett., 41, doi:10.1002/2014GL060205.
  3. Chepfer, H., V. Noel, D. Winker, and M. Chiriaco (2014), Where and when will we observe cloud changes due to climate warming?, Geophys. Res. Lett., 41, doi:10.1002/2014GL061792
  4. Couvreux F., F Guichard, A Gounou, D Bouniol, P Peyrillé and M Kohler: Modelling of the thermodynamical diurnal cycle in the lower atmosphere; a joint evaluation of four contrasted regimes in the Tropics over land. Boundary Layer Meteorology 150 (2), 185-214, 2014.
  5. English J.M.; J.E. Kay; A. Gettelman; X. Liu; Y.Wang; Y. Zhang; H. Chepfer, 2014, Contributions of clouds, surface albedos, and mixed-phase ice nucléation schemes to Arctic radiation biases in CAM5, J. of Climate,  27, 5174–5197. doi: 10.1175/JCLI-D-13-00608.1
  6. Fauchez, T., Cornet, C., Szczap, F., Dubuisson, P., Rosambert, T. 2014: Impact of cirrus clouds heterogeneities on top-of-atmosphere thermal infrared radiation. Atmos. Chem. Phys. Vol. 14 , No. 11 , p. 5599-5615
  7. Gayet, J.-F., Shcherbakov, V., Bugliaro, L., Protat, A., Delanoë, J., Pelon, J., and Garnier, A.: Microphysical properties and high ice water content in continental and oceanic mesoscale convective systems and potential implications for commercial aircraft at flight altitude, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 14, 899-912, 2014, doi:10.5194/acp-14-899-2014.
  8. Huang, Y., A. Protat, S. T. Siems, and M. J. Manton, 2014: A-Train Observations of Maritime Mid-latitude Storm Track Cloud Systems: Comparing the Southern Ocean against the North Atlantic. J. Climate, 28, 1920-1939
  9. Jouan, C., Pelon, J., Girard, E., Ancellet, G., Blanchet, J. P., and Delanoë, J.: On the relationship between Arctic ice clouds and polluted air masses over the North Slope of Alaska in April 2008, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 14, 1205-1224, doi:10.5194/acp-14-1205-2014, 2014.
  10. Law, K. S., Andreas Stohl, Patricia K. Quinn, John Burkhart, Jean-Daniel Paris, Charles Brock, Gerard Ancellet, Hanwant B. Singh, Anke Roiger, Hans Schlager, Jack Dibb, Daniel Jacob, Jennie L. Thomas: Arctic Pollution: new insights from POLARCAT-IPY. Bull. Am. Met. Soc. doi:10.1175/BAMS-D-13-00017.1, 2014
  11. Li, Y., D. W. J. Thompson, G. L. Stephens and S. Bony, 2014 : A global survey of the linkages between cloud vertical structure and large-scale climate, J. Geophys. Res., 119, 3770-3792, doi: 10.1002/2013JD020669.
  12. Mason, S. C. Jakob, A. Protat, and J. Delanoë, 2014: Characterising observed mid-topped cloud regimes associated with Southern Ocean shortwave radiation biases. J. Climate, 27, 6189-6203
  13. Noel, V., Chepfer, H., Hoareau, C., Reverdy, M., and Cesana, G.: Effects of solar activity on noise in CALIOP profiles above the South Atlantic Anomaly, Atmos. Meas. Tech., 7, 1597-1603, doi:10.5194/amt-7-1597-2014, 2014.
  14. Palerme, C., J. E. Kay, C. Genthon, T. l’Ecuyer, N. B. Wood, et C. Claud, 2014. How much snow falls over the Antarctic ice sheet? The Cryosphere, 8, 1577-1587, doi:10.5194/tc-8-1577-2014.
  15. Protat, A., S. A. Young, S. McFarlane, T. L’Ecuyer, G. G. Mace, J. Comstock, C. Long, E. Berry, and J. Delanoë, 2014: Reconciling Ground-Based and Space-Based Estimates of the Frequency of Occurrence and Radiative Effect of Clouds around Darwin, Australia, J. Appl. Meteor. Clim., 53, 456-478
  16. Protat, A., S. A. Young, L. Rikus, and M. Whimpey, 2014: Evaluation of the hydrometeor frequency of occurrence in a limited-area numerical weather prediction system using near real-time CloudSat-CALIPSO observations. Quart. J. Roy. Meteor. Soc., 140, 2430-2443
  17. Szczap, F., Gour, Y., Fauchez, T., Cornet, C., Faure, T., Jourdan, O., Penide, G., Dubuisson, P. 2014: A flexible three-dimensional stratocumulus, cumulus and cirrus cloud generator (3DCLOUD) based on drastically simplified atmospheric equations and the Fourier transform framework. Geosci. Model Develop. Vol. 7 , No. 4 , p. 1779-1801.
  18. Sèze, G., Pelon, J., Derrien, M., Le Gléau, H. and Six, B. (2014), Evaluation against CALIPSO lidar observations of the multi-geostationary cloud cover and type dataset assembled in the framework of the Megha-Tropiques mission. Q.J.R. Meteorol. Soc.. doi: 10.1002/qj.2392
  19. Sourdeval, Odran, Laurent C.-Labonnote, Anthony J. Baran and Gerard Brogniez: A methodology for Simultaneaous Retrieval of Ice and Liquid Water Cloud Properties. I: Information Content and Case Study, 2014, QJRMS, doi:10.1002/qj.2405

2013 (17)

  1. Badosa J., M. Haeffelin, H. Chepfer, 2013: Scales of spatial and temporal variation of solar irradiance on Reunion Tropical Island, Solar Energy 88, 42-56, doi:10.1016/j.solener.2012.11.007.
  2. Battaglia A. and J. Delanoë, 2013 : Synergies and complementarities of CloudSat-CALIPSO snow observations. J. Geophys. Res. 118 721-731, doi:10.1029/2012JD018092
  3. Ceccaldi M., J. Delanoë, R. J. Hogan , N. Pounder , A. Protat , J. Pelon, 2013: From CloudSat-CALIPSO to Earth-Care : Evolution of the DARDAR cloud classication and its validation using airborne radar-lidar observations. J. Geophys. Res. 10.1002/jgrd.50579
  4. Cesana G. and H. Chepfer, 2013: Evaluation of the cloud thermodynamic phase in a climate model using CALIPSO-GOCCP, J. Geophys. Res. 118, doi: 10.1002/jgrd.50376.
  5. Chepfer H., G. Cesana, D. Winker, B. Getzewich, and M. Vaughan, 2013: Comparison of two different cloud climatologies derived from CALIOP Level 1 observations: the CALIPSO-ST and the CALIPSO-GOCCP, J. Atmos. Ocean. Tech. 30, 725-744.
  6. Delanoë, J., A. Protat, O. Jourdan, J. Pelon, M. Papazzoni, R. Dupuy, J.-F. Gayet, C. Jouan, 2013 : Comparison of airborne in-situ, airborne radar-lidar, and spaceborne radar-lidar retrievals of polar ice cloud properties sampled during the POLARCAT campaignJ. Atmos. Oceanic Technol.30, 57–73.
  7. Dionisi, D., P. Keckhut, C. Hoareau, N. Montoux, and F. Congeduti, 2013: Cirrus crystal fall velocity estimates using the Match method with ground-based lidars: first investigation through a case study, Atmos. Meas. Tech., 6, 457–470, doi:10.5194/amt-6-457-2013.
  8. Garnier, A., J. Pelon, P. Dubuisson,P. Yang, M. Faivre, O. Chomette, P. Lucker, 2013 : Retrieval of cloud properties using CALIPSO Imaging Infrared Radiometer. Part II: effective diameter and ice water path. J. Appl. Met. Clim. 52, 2582–2599.
  9. Keckhut P, Perrin J, Thuillier G, Hoareau C, Porteneuve J, Montoux N; Subgrid-scale cirrus observed by lidar at mid-latitude: variability effects of the cloud optical depth. J. Appl. Remote Sens. 0001;7(1):073530-073530.  doi:10.1117/1.JRS.7.073530.
  10. Hoareau, C., Keckhut, P., Noel, V., Chepfer, H., and Baray, J.-L.: A decadal cirrus clouds climatology from ground-based and spaceborne lidars above the south of France (43.9° N–5.7° E), Atmos. Chem. Phys., 13, 6951-6963, doi:10.5194/acp-13-6951-2013, 2013.
  11. Protat, A., S. A. Young, S. McFarlane, T. L’Ecuyer, G. G. Mace, J. Comstock, C. Long, E. Berry, and J. Delanoë, 2013: Reconciling Ground-Based and Space-Based Estimates of the Frequency of Occurrence and Radiative Effect of Clouds around Darwin, Australia, J. Appl. Meteor. Clim, doi: 10.1175/JAMC-D-13-072.1.
  12. Roehrig, R., Bouniol, D., Guichard, F., Hourdin, F., Redelsperger, J.-L. 2013: The present and future of the West African monsoon: a process-oriented assessment of CMIP5 simulations along the AMMA transectJournal of Climate, 26, 6471-6505.
  13. Sourdeval, O., -Labonnote, L. C., Brogniez, G., Jourdan, O., Pelon, J., and Garnier, A.: A variational approach for retrieving ice cloud properties from infrared measurements: application in the context of two IIR validation campaigns, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 13, 8229-8244, doi:10.5194/acp-13-8229-2013, 2013.
  14. Stubenrauch, C.J., W. B. Rossow, S. Kinne, S. Ackerman, G. Cesana, H. Chepfer, L. Di Girolamo5,B. Getzewich, A. Guignard, A. Heidinger, B. Maddux, W. P. Menzel, P. Minnis, C. Pearl, S. Platnick, C. Poulsen,  J. Riedi, S. Sun-Mack, A. Walther, D. Winker, S. Zeng, G. Zhao, 2013: Assessment of global cloud datasets from satellites: Project and Database initiated by the GEWEX Radiation Panel, Bull. Am. Met. Soc., doi:10.1175/BAMS-D-12-00117, 94, 1031-1049.
  15. Szczap , C. Cornet , A. Alqassem , Y. Gour , L. C.-Labonnote and O. Jourdan, 2013: A 3D Polarized Monte Carlo LIDAR System Simulator for Studying Effects of Cirrus Inhomogeneities on CALIOP/CALIPSO Measurements. in Proceedings of the Int. Rad. Symp. 2012. In press
  16. Thuillier, G., J-M. Perrin, P. Keckhut, and F. Huppert, 2013: Local enhanced solar irradiance on the ground generated by cirrus: measurements and interpretation, J. Atmos. Rem. Sens. in press
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  2. Cesana, G., J.E. Kay, H. Chepfer, J.M. English and G. de Boer (2012), Ubiquitous low-level liquid-containing Arctic cloud: New observations and climate model constraints from CALIPSO-GOCCP, Geophys. Res. Lett. 39, L20804, doi:10/1029/2012GL053385.
  3. Cesana G. and H. Chepfer (2012), How well do climate models simulate the cloud vertical structure? – a comparison between CALIPSO-GOCCP satellite observations and CMIP5 simulations, Geophys. Res. Lett., doi:10.1029/2012GL053153.
  4. Garnier, A., J. Pelon, P. Dubuisson, M. Faivre, O. Chomette, N. Pascal, D. P. Kratz, 2012: Retrieval of cloud properties using CALIPSO Imaging Infrared Radiometer. Part I: effective emissivity and optical depth, J. Appl. Meteor. Climatol.,51, 1407-1425.
  5. Gazeaux, J., Bekki, S., Naveau, P., Keckhut, P., Jumelet, J., Parades, J., and David, C. 2012: Detection of particle layers in backscatter profiles: application to Antarctic lidar measurements, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 12, 3205-3217, doi:10.5194/acp-12-3205-2012
  6. Guignard, A., C. J. Stubenrauch, A. J. Baran, and R. Armante, 2012: Bulk microphysical properties of semi-transparent cirrus from AIRS: a six year global climatology and statistical analysis in synergy with geometrical profiling data from CloudSat-CALIPSO, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 12(1), 503–525, doi:10.5194/acp-12-503-2012.
  7. Hoareau, C., Keckhut, P., Baray, J.-L., Robert, L., Courcoux, Y., Porteneuve, J., Vömel, H., and Morel, B.: A Raman lidar at La Reunion (20.8° S, 55.5° E) for monitoring water vapour and cirrus distributions in the subtropical upper troposphere: preliminary analyses and description of a future system, Atmos. Meas. Tech., 5, 1333-1348, doi:10.5194/amt-5-1333-2012, 2012.
  8. Huang, Y., S. T. Siems, M. J. Manton, A. Protat, and J. Delanoë, A study on the low-altitude clouds over the Southern Ocean using the DARDAR-MASK, J. Geophys. Res. 117 (D18),2012, doi:10.1029/2012JD017800.
  9. Josset, D., J. Pelon, A. Garnier, Y-X. Hu, M. Vaughan, P. Zhai, R. Kuehn, and P. Lucker, 2012: Cirrus optical depth and lidar ratio retrieval from combined CALIPSO-CloudSat observations using ocean surface echo, J. Geophys. Res. 117, D05207, doi:10.1029/2011JD016959.
  10. Jouan C., E. Girard, J. Pelon, I. Gultepe, J. Delanoë, and J.-P. Blanchet, 2012: Characterization of Arctic ice cloud properties observed during ISDAC. J. Geophys. Res. 117 (D23), doi: 10.1029/2012JD017889.
  11. Konsta D., H. Chepfer, JL Dufresne, 2012: A process oriented characterization of tropical oceanic clouds for climate model evaluation, based on a statistical analysis of daytime A-train observations, Climate Dynamics 39 2091-2108, DOI: 10.1007/s00382-012-1533-7
  12. Nam C., S. Bony, JL Dufresne, H. Chepfer, 2012: The ‘too few, too bright’ tropical low-cloud problem in CMIP5 models, Geophys. Res. Lett. 39 (21), doi:10.1029/2012GL053421.
  13. Noel, V. and M. Pitts. 2012. Gravity wave events from mesoscale simulations, compared to polar stratospheric clouds observed from spaceborne lidar over the Antarctic Peninsula. J. Geophys. Res. 117, D11207.
  14. Noel V., H. Chepfer, C. Stubenrauch, 2012: Calipso, des cristaux dans le ciel. La Météorologie, 77, 41-47.
  15. Quennehen B., A. Schwarzenboeck, A. Matsuki, J. F. Burkhart, A. Stohl, Gérard Ancellet, K. S. Law, 2012: Anthropogenic and forest fire pollution aerosol transported to the Arctic: observations from the POLARCAT-France spring campaign, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 12(4), 6437-6454, doi: 10.5194/acp-12-6437-2012
  16. Reverdy M., V. Noel, H. Chepfer, B. Legras, 2012: On the origins of subvisible cirrus clouds in the tropical upper troposphere. Atmos. Chem. Phys. 12 12081-12101, doi: 10.5194/acp-12-12081-2012
  17. Sourdeval O., G. Brogniez, J. Pelon, L. C.-Labonnote, P. Dubuisson, F. Parol, D. Josset, A. Garnier, M. Faivre, A. Minikin, 2012, Validation of IIR/Calipso level 1 measurements by comparison with collocated airborne observations during ‘Circle-2’ and ‘Biscay 08’ campaigns, J. Atmos. Oceanic Technol., 29, 653-667. doi: 10.1175/JTECH-D-11-00143.1.
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  1. Bodas-Salcedo A., M. J. Webb, S. Bony, H. Chepfer, J.-L. Dufresne, S. A. Klein, Y. Zhang, R. Marchand, J. M. Haynes, R. Pincus, V. O. John, 2011: COSP: satellite simulation software for model assessment, Bull. Am. Meteo. Soc., 10.1175/2011BAMS2856.1
  2. Chaboureau JP, Richard E, Pinty JP, Cyrille Flamant, Paolo Di Girolamo, Christoph Kiemle, Andreas Behrendt, Hélène Chepfer, Marjolaine Chiriaco and Volker Wulfmeyert, 2011: Long-range transport of Saharan dust and its radiative impact on precipitation forecast: a case study during the Convective and Orographically-induced Precipitation Study (COPS), Q. J. Roy. Met. Soc., Vol. 137, DOI: 10.1002/qj.719
  3. Delanoë J., Hogan R. J., Forbes R. M., Bodas-Salcedo A., Stein T. H. M. 2011: Evaluation of ice cloud representation in the ECMWF and UK Met Office models using CloudSat and CALIPSO data. Q. J.  Roy. Met. Soc. 137, 661 2064-2078
  4. Martins, E., V. Noel, and H. Chepfer, 2011: Properties of cirrus and subvisible cirrus from nighttime CALIOP, related to atmospheric dynamics and water vapor, J. Geophys. Res., 116, D02208, doi:10.1029/2010JD014519.
  5. Protat, A., D. Bouniol, E. J. O’Connor, H. K. Baltink, J. Verlinde, and K. Widener, 2011: CloudSat as a Global Radar Calibrator. J. Atmos. Oceanic Tech., 28 (3), 445-452
  6. Stein, T. H. M., D. J. Parker, J. Delanoë, N. S. Dixon, R. J. Hogan, P. Knippertz, R. I. Maidment, and J. H. Marsham, 2011: The vertical cloud structure of the West African monsoon: A 4 year climatology using CloudSat and CALIPSOJ. Geophys. Res., 116, D22205, doi:10.1029/2011JD016029
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  1. Bou Karam, D., C. Flamant, J. Cuesta, J. Pelon, and E. Williams, 2010: Dust emission and transport associated with a Saharan depression: February 2007 case, J. Geophys. Res. 115, D00H27, doi:10.1029/2009JD012390.
  2. Chepfer, H., S. Bony, D. Winker, G. Cesana, J. L. Dufresne, P. Minnis, C. J. Stubenrauch, and S. Zeng, 2010: The GCM Oriented CALIPSO Cloud Product (CALIPSO-GOCCP), J. Geophys. Res., 115, D00H16, doi:10.1029/2009JD012251.
  3. de Villiers, R. A., G. Ancellet, J. Pelon, B. Quennehen, A. Scharwzenboeck, J-F. Gayet, and K. S. Law, 2010: Airborne measurements of aerosol optical properties related to early spring transport of mid-latitude sources into the Arctic, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 10, 5011-5030, doi:10.5194/acp-10-5011-2010
  4. Delanoë, J., and R. J. Hogan, 2010: Combined CloudSat-CALIPSO-MODIS retrievals of the properties of ice clouds, J. Geophys. Res., 115, D00H29, doi:10.1029/2009JD012346
  5. Dupont, J.-C., M. Haeffelin, Y. Morille, V. Noel, P. Keckhut, D. Winker, J. Comstock, P. Chervet, and A. Roblin, 2010: Macrophysical and optical properties of midlatitude cirrus clouds from 4 ground-based lidars and collocated CALIOP observations, J. Geophys. Res., 115, D00H24, doi:10.1029/2009JD011943.
  6. Josset, D., J. Pelon, and Y. Hu, 2010: “Multi-instrument calibration method based on a multiwavelength ocean surface model”, IEEE Geosci. Remote Sens. Lett., 7, 195-199, doi:10.1109/LGRS.2009.2030906.
  7. Josset, D., P-W. Zhai, Y. Hu, J. Pelon, and P. L. Lucker, 2010: “Lidar equation for ocean surface and subsurface”, Opt. Express, 18, 20862-20875, doi:10.1364/OE.18.020862.
  8. Lemaître, C., C. Flamant, J. Cuesta, J.-C. Raut, P. Chazette, P. Formenti, and J. Pelon, 2010: “Radiative forcing associated with a springtime case of Bodélé and Sudan dust transport over West Africa”, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 10, 8131-8150, doi:10.5194/acp-10-8131-2010
  9. X. Liu, E. D.  Rivière, V. Marecal, G. Durry, A. Hamdouni, J. Arteta, S. Khaykin, Stratospheric water vapour budget and convection overshooting the tropopause: modelling study from SCOUT-AMMA, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 10, 8267-8286, 2010.
  10. Mioche, G., D. Josset, J.-F. Gayet, J. Pelon, A. Garnier, A. Minikin, and A. Schwarzenboeck, 2010: “Validation of the CALIPSO/CALIOP extinction coefficients from in situ observations in mid-latitude cirrus clouds during CIRCLE-2 experiment”, J. Geophys. Res., 115, D00H25, doi:10.1029/2009JD012376.
  11. Montoux, N., P. Keckhut, A. Hauchecorne, J. Jumelet, H. Brogniez, and C. David (2010),Isentropic modeling of a cirrus cloud event observed in the midlatitude upper troposphere and lower stratosphere, J. Geophys. Res., 115, D02202, doi:10.1029/2009JD011981.
  12. Noel, V. and H. Chepfer, 2010: “A global view of horizontally-oriented crystals in ice clouds from CALIPSO”, J. Geophys. Res., 115, D00H23, doi:10.1029/2009JD012365.
  13. Peyridieu S., A. Chédin, D. Tanré , V. Capelle, C. Pierangelo, N. Lamquin and R. Armante:
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  14. Protat, A., J. Delanoë, E. J. O“Connor, and T. S. L”Ecuyer, 2010: “The evaluation of CloudSat and CALIPSO ice microphysical products using ground-based cloud radar and lidar observations”, J. Atmos. Oceanic Technol., 27, 793-810, doi:10.1175/2009JTECHA1397.1.
  15. Protat, A., D. Bouniol, E. J. O’Connor, H. K. Baltink, J. Verlinde, and K. Widener, 2010b: CloudSat as a Global Radar Calibrator. J. Atmos. Oceanic Tech., doi:10.1175/2010JTECHA1443.1, In Press
  16. Protat, A., L. Rikus, S. Young, J. Le Marshall, P. May, and M. Whimpey, 2010: “Evaluation of ACCESS-A Clouds and Convection using Near Real-Time CloudSat-CALIPSO Observations”, CAWCR Research Letters, 4, 27-33, ISSN: 1836-5949
  17. Protat, A., J. Delanoë, E. O’Connor, and T. L’Ecuyer, 2010: The evaluation of CloudSat-derived ice microphysical products using ground-based cloud radar and lidar observations. J. Atmos. Oceanic Tech., 27, 793-810.
  18. Stubenrauch, C. J., S. Cros, A. Guignard, and N. Lamquin, 2010: “A 6-year global cloud climatology from the Atmospheric InfraRed Sounder AIRS and a statistical analysis in synergy with CALIPSO and CloudSat”, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 10, 7197-7214, doi:10.5194/acp-10-7197-2010
  19. Winker, D. M., J. Pelon, J. A. Coakley, Jr., S. A. Ackerman, R. J. Charlson, P. R. Colarco, P. Flamant, Q. Fu, R. Hoff, C. Kittaka, T. L. Kubar, H. LeTreut, M. P. McCormick, G. Megie, L. Poole, K. Powell, C. Trepte, M. A. Vaughan, B. A. Wielicki, 2010: “The CALIPSO Mission: A Global 3D View Of Aerosols And Clouds”, Bull. Am. Meteorol. Soc., 91, 1211-1229, doi:10.1175/2010BAMS3009.1.


  1. Bou Karam, D., C. Flamant, P. Tulet, M. C. Todd, J. Pelon, and E. Williams, 2009: “Dry cyclogenesis and dust mobilization in the intertropical discontinuity of the West African Monsoon: A case study”, J. Geophys. Res., 114, D05115, doi:10.1029/2008JD010952.
  2. Chepfer, H., and V. Noel, 2009: “A tropical ‘NAT-like’ belt observed from space”, Geophys. Res. Lett., 36, L03813, doi:10.1029/2008GL036289.
  3. Dupont, J.-C., Haeffelin, M., and Long, C. N 2009.: Cirrus cloud radiative effect on surface-level shortwave and longwave irradiances at regional and global scale, Atmos. Chem. Phys. Discuss., 9, 26777-26832, doi:10.5194/acpd-9-26777-2009
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  6. Lamquin, N., K. Gierens, C. J. Stubenrauch, and R. Chatterjee, 2009: “Evaluation of upper tropospheric humidity forecasts from ECMWF using AIRS and CALIPSO data”, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 9, 1779-1793
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  8. Protat, A., Bouniol, D., Delanoë, J., May, P., Plana-Fattori, A., Hasson, A., O’Connor, E., Görsdorf, U., Heymsfield, A., 2009: Assessment of CloudSat reflectivity measurements and ice cloud properties using ground-based and airborne cloud radar observations. J. Atmos. Oceanic Technol., 26, 1717-1741.
  9. Vernier, J. P., J. P. Pommereau, A. Garnier, J. Pelon, N. Larsen, J. Nielsen, T. Christensen, F. Cairo, L. W. Thomason, T. Leblanc, and I. S. McDermid, 2009: “The tropical stratospheric aerosol layer from CALIPSO lidar observations”, J. Geophys. Res., 114, D00H10, doi:10.1029/2009JD011946.
  10. Vuolo, M. R., H. Chepfer, L. Menut, and G. Cesana, 2009: “Comparison of mineral dust layers vertical structures modeled with Chimere-Dust and observed with the CALIOP lidar”, J. Geophys. Res., 114, D09214, doi:10.1029/2008JD011219.


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  2. Bessagnet B., L. Menut, G. Aymoz, H. Chepfer, and R. Vautard, 2008: “Modeling dust emissions and transport within Europe: The Ukraine March 2007 event”, J. Geophys. Res., 113, D15202, doi:10.1029/2007JD009541.
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  4. Chepfer, H., S. Bony, D. M. Winker, M. Chiriaco, J.-L. Dufresne, and G. Seze, 2008: “Use of CALIPSO lidar observations to evaluate the cloudiness simulated by a climate model”, Geophys. Res. Lett., 35, L15704, doi:10.1029/2008GL034207.
  5. Delanoë, J., and R. J. Hogan, 2008: A variational scheme for retrieving ice cloud properties from combined radar, lidar, and infrared radiometer, J. Geophys. Res., 113, D07204, doi:10.1029/2007JD009000.
  6. Dubuisson, P., V. Giraud, J. Pelon, B. Cadet, and P. Yang, 2008: “Sensitivity of Thermal Infrared Radiation at the Top of the Atmosphere and the Surface to Ice Cloud Microphysics”, J. Appl. Meteor. Climatol., 47, 2545-2560
  7. Heymsfield, A. J., A. Protat, R. T. Austin, D. Bouniol, R. J. Hogan, J. Delanoee, H. Okamoto, K. Sato, G. van Zadelhoff, D. P. Donovan, and Z. Wang, 2008: “Testing IWC Retrieval Methods Using Radar and Ancillary Measurements with In Situ Data”, J. Appl. Meteorol. Climatol., 47, 135-163.
  8. Hu, Y., K. Stamnes, M. Vaughan, J. Pelon, C. Weimer, D. Wu, M. Cisewski, W. Sun, P. Yang, B. Lin, A. Omar, D. Flittner, C. Hostetler, C. Trepte, D. Winker, G. Gibson, and M. Santa-Maria, 2008: “Sea surface wind speed estimation from space-based lidar measurements”, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 8, 3593-3601
  9. Josset, D., J. Pelon, A. Protat, and C. Flamant, 2008, “New approach to determine aerosol optical depth from combined CALIPSO and CloudSat ocean surface echoes”, Geophys. Res. Lett., 35, L10805, doi:10.1029/2008GL033442.
  10. Lamquin, N., C. J. Stubenrauch, and J. Pelon, 2008: “Upper tropospheric humidity and cirrus geometrical and optical thickness: relationships inferred from one year of collocated AIRS and CALIPSO data”, J. Geophys. Res., 113, D00A08, doi:10.1029/2008JD010012
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  12. Noel, V., A. Hertzog, and H. Chepfer, 2008: “CALIPSO observations of wave-induced PSCs with near-unity optical depth over Antarctica in 2006-2007”, J. Geophys. Res., 114, D05202, doi:10.1029/2008JD010604.
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