Columbia University Graduate Study at NASA/GISS

Refereed Publications

The following papers are based on Columbia University graduate student research at NASA/GISS or included significant contributions by graduate student researchers. (Note: This list is not complete.) Student names are underlined. For publications by all NASA/GISS personnel, please see the GISS publications database.

2015

Coats, S., J.E. Smerdon, B.I. Cook, and R. Seager, 2015: Are simulated megadroughts in the North American Southwest forced? J. Climate, 28, no. 1, 124-142, doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-14-00071.1.

2014

Shukla, S.P., M.J. Puma, and B.I. Cook, 2014: The response of the South Asian Summer Monsoon circulation to intensified irrigation in global climate model simulations. Clim. Dyn., 42, 21-36, doi:10.1007/s00382-013-1786-9.

Martin, W., B. Cairns, and G. Bal, 2014: Adjoint methods for adjusting three-dimensional atmosphere and surface properties to fit multi-angle/multi-pixel polarimetric measurements. J. Quant. Spectrosc. Radiat. Transfer, 144, 68-85, doi:10.1016/j.jqsrt.2014.03.030.

Yonekura, E., and T.M. Hall, 2014: ENSO effect on East Asian tropical cyclone landfall via changes in tracks and genesis in a statistical model. J. Appl. Meteorol. Climatol., 53, 406-420, doi:10.1175/JAMC-D-12-0240.1.

2013

Coats, S., J.E. Smerdon, R. Seager, B.I. Cook, and J.F. González-Rouco, 2013: Megadroughts in Southwestern North America in millennium-length ECHO-G simulations and their comparison to proxy drought reconstructions. J. Climate, 26, 7635-7649, doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-12-00603.1.

Coats, S., J.E. Smerdon, B.I. Cook, and R. Seager, 2013: Stationarity of the tropical Pacific teleconnection to North America in CMIP5/PMIP3 model simulations. Geophys. Res. Lett., 40, 4927-4932, doi:10.1002/grl.50938.

Hall, T., and E. Yonekura, 2013: North-American tropical cyclone landfall and SST: A statistical model study. J. Climate, 26, 8422-8439, doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-12-00756.1.

2011

Li, J., B.E. Carlson, and A.A. Lacis, 2011: El Niño-Southern Oscillation correlated aerosol Ångström Exponent anomaly over the tropical Pacific discovered in satellite measurements. J. Geophys. Res., 116, D20204, doi:10.1029/2011JD015733.

Shukla, S.P., M.A. Chandler, D. Rind, L.E. Sohl, J. Jonas, and J. Lerner, 2011: Teleconnections in a warmer climate: The Pliocene perspective. Clim. Dynam., 37, 1869-1887, doi:10.1007/s00382-010-0976-y.

Stramler, K., A.D. Del Genio, and W.B. Rossow, 2011: Synoptically driven Arctic winter states. J. Climate, 24, 1747-1762, doi:10.1175/2010JCLI3817.1.

Yonekura, E., and T.M. Hall, 2011: A statistical model of tropical cyclone tracks in the Western North Pacific with ENSO-dependent cyclogenesis. J. Appl. Meteorol. Climatol., 50, 1725-1739, doi:10.1175/2011JAMC2617.1.

2010

Li, J., L. Liu, A.A. Lacis, and B.E. Carlson, 2010: An optimal fitting approach to improve the GISS ModelE aerosol optical property parameterization using AERONET data. J. Geophys. Res., 115, D16211, doi:10.1029/2010JD013909.

2009

Field, C.V., and G.A. Schmidt, 2009: Model-based constraints on interpreting 20th century trends in ice core 10Be. J. Geophys. Res., 114, D12110, doi:10.1029/2008JD011217.

Field, C.V., G.A. Schmidt, and D.T. Shindell, 2009: Interpreting 10Be changes during the Maunder Minimum. J. Geophys. Res., 114, D02113, doi:10.1029/2008JD010578.

Li, J., B.E. Carlson, and A.A. Lacis, 2009: A study on the temporal and spatial variability of absorbing aerosols using total ozone mapping spectrometer and ozone monitoring instrument aerosol index data. J. Geophys. Res., 114, D09213, doi:10.1029/2008JD011278.

Shukla, S.P., M.A. Chandler, J. Jonas, L.E. Sohl, K. Mankoff, and H. Dowsett, 2009: Impact of a permanent El Niño (El Padre) and Indian Ocean Dipole in warm Pliocene climates. Paleoceanography, 24, PA2221, doi:10.1029/2008PA001682.

Wu, J., A.D. Del Genio, M.-S. Yao, and A.B. Wolf, 2009: WRF and GISS SCM simulations of convective updraft properties during TWP-ICE. J. Geophys. Res., 114, D04206, doi:10.1029/2008JD010851.

2008

Chen, J., A.D. Del Genio, B.E. Carlson, and M.G. Bosilovich, 2008: The spatiotemporal structure of twentieth-century climate variations in observations and reanalyses. Part I: Long-term trend. J. Climate, 21, 2611-2633, doi:10.1175/2007JCLI2011.1.

Chen, J., A.D. Del Genio, B.E. Carlson, and M.G. Bosilovich, 2008: The spatiotemporal structure of twentieth-century climate variations in observations and reanalyses. Part II: Pacific pan-decadal variability. J. Climate, 21, 2634-2650, doi:10.1175/2007JCLI2012.1.

Knobelspiesse, K.D., B. Cairns, B. Schmid, M.O. Román, and C.B. Schaaf, 2008: Surface BRDF estimation from an aircraft compared to MODIS and ground estimates at the Southern Great Plains site. J. Geophys. Res., 113, D20105, doi:10.1029/2008JD010062.

Xian, P., and R.L. Miller, 2008: Abrupt seasonal migration of the ITCZ into the summer hemisphere. J. Atmos. Sci., 65, 1678-1695, doi:10.1175/2007JAS2367.1.

2007

LeGrande, A.N., and J. Lynch-Stieglitz, 2007: Surface currents in the western North Atlantic during the Last Glacial Maximum. Geochem. Geophys. Geosystems, 8, Q01N09, doi:10.1029/2006GC001371.

2006

Bauer, M., and A.D. Del Genio 2006. Composite analysis of winter cyclones in a GCM: Influence on climatological humidity. J. Climate 19, 1652-1672, doi:10.1175/JCLI3690.1.

Eichler, T., D. Rind, and S. Zebiak 2006. Impact of global warming on ENSO variability using the coupled giss GCM/ZC model. Intl. J. Climatol. 26, 1283-1314, doi:10.1002/joc.1308.

Field, C.V., G.A. Schmidt, D. Koch, and C. Salyk 2006. Modeling production and climate-related impacts on 10Be concentration in ice cores. J. Geophys. Res. 111, D15107, doi:10.1029/2005JD006410.

Koch, D., G.A. Schmidt, and C.V. Field 2006. Sulfur, sea salt and radionuclide aerosols in GISS ModelE. J. Geophys. Res. 111, D06206, doi:10.1029/2004JD005550.

LeGrande, A.N., G.A. Schmidt, D.T. Shindell, C.V. Field, R.L. Miller, D.M. Koch, G. Faluvegi, and G. Hoffmann 2006. Consistent simulations of multiple proxy responses to an abrupt climate change event. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. 103, 837-842, doi:10.1073pnas.0510095103.

2005

Gianelli, S.M., B.E. Carlson, and A.A. Lacis 2005. Aerosol retrievals using rotating shadowband spectroradiometer data. J. Geophys. Res. 110, D05203, doi:10.1029/2004JD005329.

Liu, J., J.A. Curry, W.B. Rossow, J.R. Key, and X. Wang 2005. Comparison of surface radiative flux data sets over the Arctic Ocean. J. Geophys. Res. 110, C02015, doi:10.1029/2004JC002381.

2004

Cakmur, R.V., R.L. Miller, and O. Torres 2004. Incorporating the effect of small scale circulations upon dust emission in an AGCM. J. Geophys. Res. 109, D07201, doi:10.1029/2003JD004067.

Liu, J., X.J. Yuan, D.G. Martinson, and D. Rind 2004. Re-evaluating Antarctic sea-ice variability and its teleconnections in a GISS global climate model with improved sea ice and ocean processes. Internatl. J. Climatol. 24, 841-852, doi:10.1002/joc.1040.

Liu, L., M.I. Mishchenko, I. Geogdzhayev, A. Smirnov, S.M. Sakerin, D.M. Kabanov, and O.A. Ershov 2004. Global validation of two-channel AVHRR aerosol optical thickness retrievals over the oceans. J. Quant. Spectrosc. Radiat. Transfer 88, 97-109, doi:10.1016/j.jqsrt.2004.03.031.

Luo, Z., and W.B. Rossow 2004. Characterizing tropical cirrus life cycle, evolution, and interaction with upper-tropospheric water vapor using Lagrangian trajectory analysis of satellite observations. J. Climate 17, 4541-4563, doi:10.1175/3222.1.

2003

Liu, J., G.A. Schmidt, D. Martinson, D.H. Rind, G.L. Russell, and X. Yuan 2003. Sensitivity of sea ice to physical parameterizations in the GISS global climate model. J. Geophys. Res. 108, no. C2, 3053, doi:10.1029/2001JC001167.

Liu, L., M.I. Mishchenko, J.W. Hovenier, H. Volten, and O. Muñoz 2003. Scattering matrix of quartz aerosols: comparison and synthesis of laboratory and Lorenz-Mie results. J. Quant. Spectrosc. Radiat. Transfer 79-80, 911-920, doi:10.1016/S0022-4073(02)00328-X.

Rozendaal, M.A., and W.B. Rossow 2003. Characterizing some of the influences of the general circulation on subtropical marine boundary layer clouds. J. Atmos. Sci. 60, 711-728, doi:10.1175/1520-0469(2003)060<0711:CSOTIO>2.0.CO;2.

2002

Bauer, M., A.D. Del Genio, and J.R. Lanzante 2002. Observed and simulated temperature-humidity relationships: Sensitivity to sampling and analysis. J. Climate 15, 203-215, doi:10.1175/1520-0442(2002)015<0203:OASTHR>2.0.CO;2.

Chen, J., B.E. Carlson, and A.D. Del Genio 2002. Evidence for strengthening of the tropical general circulation in the 1990s. Science 295, 838-841.

Liu, J., D.G. Martinson, X. Yuan, and D. Rind 2002. Evaluating Antarctic sea ice variability and its teleconnections in global climate models. Intl. J. Climatol. 22, 885-900.

Liu, J., X. Yuan, D. Rind, and D.G. Martinson 2002. Mechanism study of the ENSO and southern high latitute climate teleconnections. Geophys. Res. Lett. 29, no. 14, doi:10.1029/2002GL015143.

Liu, L., M.I. Mishchenko, S. Menon, A. Macke, and A.A. Lacis 2002. The effect of black carbon on scattering and absorption of solar radiation by cloud droplets. J. Quant. Spectrosc. Radiat. Transfer 74, 195-204.

Luo, Z., W.B. Rossow, T. Inoue, and C.J. Stubenrauch 2002. Did the eruption of the Mt. Pinatubo volcano affect cirrus properties? J. Climate 15, 2806-2820, doi:10.1175/1520-0442(2002)015<2806:DTEOTM>2.0.CO;2.

2001

Cakmur, R.V., R.L. Miller, and I. Tegen 2001. A comparison of seasonal and interannual variability of soil dust aerosols over the Atlantic Ocean as inferred by the TOMS AI and AVHRR AOT retrievals. J. Geophys. Res. 106, 18287-18303.

Liu, L., and M.I. Mishchenko 2001. Constraints on PSC particle microphysics derived from lidar observations. J. Quant. Spectrosc. Radiat. Transfer 70, 817-831.

2000

Chen, T., W.B. Rossow, and Y.C. Zhang 2000. Radiative effects of cloud type variations. J. Climate 13, 264-286.

Chen, T., Y. Zhang, and W.B. Rossow 2000. Sensitivity of atmospheric radiative heating rate profiles to variations of cloud layer overlap. J. Climate 13, 2941-2959.

1999

Druyan, L., P. Lonergan, and T. Eichler 1999. A GCM investigation of global warming impacts relevant to tropical cyclone genesis. Internatl. J. Climatol. 19, 607-617.

Kneller, M., and D. Peteet 1999. Late-glacial to early Holocene climate changes from a central Appalachian pollen and macrofossil record. Quaternary Res. 51, 133-147.

Wong, S., M.J. Prather, and D.H. Rind 1999. Seasonal and interannual variability of the budgets of N2O and CCl3F. J. Geophys. Res. 104, 23899-23909.

1998

Ye, B., A.D. Del Genio, and K.K.-W. Lo 1998. CAPE variations in the current climate and in a climate change. J. Climate 11, 1997-2015.

1997

Dai, A., I.Y. Fung, and A.D. Del Genio 1997. Surface observed global land precipitation variations during 1900-1988. J. Climate 10, 2943-2962.

Dai, A., A.D. Del Genio, and I.Y. Fung 1997. Clouds, precipitation and temperature range. Nature 386, 665-666.

Jin, Y., and W.B. Rossow 1997. Detection of cirrus overlapping low-level clouds. J. Geophys. Res. 102, 1727-1737.

Shindell, D.T., S. Wong, and D. Rind 1997. Interannual variability of the Antarctic ozone hole in a GCM. Part 1: The influence of tropospheric wave variability. J. Atmos. Sci. 54, 2308-2319.

1996

Jin, Y., W.B. Rossow, and D. Wylie 1996. Comparison of the climatologies of high-level clouds from HIRS and ISCCP. J. Climate 9, 2850-2879.

1995

Lynn, B., R. Avissar, and F. Abramopoulos 1995. Using similarity theory to parameterize the impact of subgrid-scale mesoscale circulations on GCM resolvable-scale variables. J. Climate 8, 932-951.

Lynn, B., D. Rind, and R. Avissar 1995. The importance of mesoscale circulations generated by subgridscale mesoscale circulations on GCM resolvable-scale variables. J. Climate 8, 191-205.

Poore, K.D., J.H. Wang, and W.B. Rossow 1995. Climatology of cloud layer thicknesses from a combination of surface and upper air observations. J. Climate 8, 550-568.

Wang, J.H., and W.B. Rossow 1995. Determination of cloud vertical structure from upper air observations. J. Appl. Meteor 34, 2243-2258.

1994

Canuto, V.M., F.O. Minotti, and O. Schilling 1994. Differential rotation and turbulent convection: A new Reynolds stress model and comparison with solar data. Astrophys. J. 425, 303-325.

Cohen. J. 1994. Snow cover and climate. Weather 49, 150-156.

Fu, R., A.D. Del Genio, and W.B. Rossow 1994. Deep convection, vertical thermodynamic structure and surface conditions in the tropical Pacific. J. Climate 7, 1092-1108.

Han, Q., W.B. Rossow, and A.A. Lacis 1994. Near-global survey of effective droplet radii in liquid water clouds using ISCCP data. J. Climate 7, 465-497.

Lin, B., and W.B. Rossow 1994. Observations of cloud liquid water path over oceans: Optical and microwave remote sensing methods. J. Geophys Res. 99, 20909-20927.

Lynch-Stieglitz, M. 1994. The development and validation of a simple snow model for the GISS GCM. J. Climate 7, 1842-1855.

Price, C., and D. Rind 1994. Possible implications of global climate change on global lightning distributions and frequencies. J. Geophys Res. 20, 10837-10842.

Price, C., and D. Rind 1994. Modelling global lightning distributions in a general circulation model. Mon. Wea. Rev. 122, 1930-1939.

1993

Dai, A., and I.Y. Fung 1993. Can climate variability contribute to the "missing" CO2 sink? Global Biogeochem. Cycles 7, 599-609.

Kneller, M., and D. Peteet 1993. Late-Quaternary climate in the ridge and valley of Virginia, U.S.A.: Changes in vegetation and depositional environment. Quaternary Sci. Rev. 12, 613-628.

Price, C. 1993. Global surface temperatures and the Earth's electrical circuit. Geophys. Res. Letters 20, 1363-1366.

Price, C., and D. Rind 1993. What determines the cloud-to-ground lightning fraction in thunderstorms? Geophys. Res. Letters 20, 463-466.

Tselioudis. G., A.A. Lacis, D. Rind, and W.B. Rossow 1993. Potential low-cloud optical thickness feedbacks on climate warming. Nature 366, 670-672.

1992

Chandler, M.A., D. Rind, and R. Ruedy 1992. Pangaean climate during the Early Jurassic: GCM simulations and the sedimentary record of paleoclimate. Geol. Soc. of Amer. Bull. 104, 543-559.

Fu, R., A.D. Del Genio, W.B. Rossow, and W.T. Liu 1992. Cirrus cloud thermostat for tropical sea surface temperatures tested using satellite data. Nature 358, 394-397.

Price, C., and D. Rind 1992. A simple lightning parameterization for calculating global lightning distributions. J. Geophys. Res. 97, 9919-9933.

Tselioudis, G., W.B. Rossow, and D. Rind 1992. Global patterns of cloud optical thickness variation with temperature. J. Climate 5, 1484-1495.

Yin, F.-L., I. Fung, and C.-K. Chu 1992. Equilibrium response of ocean deep-water circulation to variations in Ekman pumping and deep-water sources. J. Phys. Ocean. 22, 1129-1157.

1991

Chasnov, J. 1991. Simulation of the Kolmogorov inertial subrange using an improved subgrid model. Phys. Fluids A 3, 188-200.

Chasnov, J. 1991. Simulation of the inertial-conductive subrange. Phys. Fluids A 3, 1164-1168.

Cohen, J., and D. Rind 1991. The effect of snow cover on the climate. J. Climate 4, 689-706.

Lynn, B.H., and T.N. Carlson 1991. Simulating transpiration plateaus: The importance of leaf water potential. Ecol. Modelling 58, 199-208.

Rind, D., and M.A. Chandler 1991. Increased ocean heat transports and warmer climate. J. Geophys. Res. 96, 7437-7461.

Yin, F.-L., and I. Fung 1991. On the net diffusivity in ocean general circulation models. J. Geophys. Res. 96, 10773-10776.

1990

Allison, M., and J.T. Lumetta 1990. A simple inertial model for Neptune's zonal circulation. Geophys. Res. Letters 17, 2269-2272.

Fu, R., A.D. Del Genio, and W.B. Rossow 1990. Behavior of deep convective clouds in the tropical Pacific deduced from ISCCP radiances. J. Climate 3, 1129-1152.

1989

Chasnov, J., V.M. Canuto, and R.S. Rogallo 1989. Turbulence spectrum of a strongly conductive temperature field in a rapidly stirred fluid. Phys. Fluids A 1, 1698-1700.

Seager, R. 1989. Modeling tropical Pacific sea surface temperature: 1970-87. J. Phys. Ocean. 19, 419-434.

1988

Canuto, V.M., I. Goldman, and J. Chasnov 1988. Turbulent viscosity. Astron. Astrophys. 200, 291-300.

Chasnov, J., V.M. Canuto, and R.S. Rogallo 1988. Turbulence spectrum of a passive temperature field: Results of a numerical simulation. Phys. Fluids 31, 2065-2067.

Seager, R., S.E. Zebiak, and M.A. Cane 1988. A model for the tropical Pacific sea surface temperature climatology. J. Geophys. Res. 93, 1265-1280.

1987

Canuto, V.M., I. Goldman, and J. Chasnov 1987. A model for fully developed turbulence. Phys. Fluids 30, 3391-3418.

D'Arrigo, R., G. Jacoby, and I. Fung 1987. The role of boreal forests in atmosphere-biosphere exchange of carbon dioxide. Nature 329, 321-323.

Fung, I.Y., C.J. Tucker, and K.C. Prentice 1987. Application of Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer vegetation index to study atmosphere-biosphere exchange of C02. J. Geophys. Res. 92, 2999-3015.

Smith, L.A., and E.A. Spiegel 1987. Strange accumulators. In Ann. N.Y. Acad. Sci. 497, 61-65, Chaotic Phenomena in Astrophysics.

1986

Smith, L.A., J.-D. Fournier, and E.A. Spiegel 1986. Lacunarity and intermittency in fluid turbulence. Phys. Lett. A 114, 465-468.

1985

Robinson, W.A. 1985. A model of the wave 1 - wave 2 vacillation in the winter stratosphere. J. Atmos. Sci. 42, 2289-2304.