GPM Refereed Publications

Kirstetter, P.E., J.J. Gourley, Y. Hong, J. Zhang, S. Moazamigoodarzi, C. Langston, and A. Arthur, : Probabilistic Precipitation Rate Estimates with Ground-based Radar Networks. Water Resources Research, 51, 1422-1442, doi:10.1002/2014WR015672.
Kirstetter, P.E., N. Viltard and M. Gosset, : An error model for instantaneous satellite rainfall estimates: evaluation of BRAIN-TMI over West Africa. Q. J. R. Meteor. Soc., 139, 894-911, doi:10.1002/qj.1964.
Kirstetter, P.E., Y. Hong, J.J. Gourley, M. Schwaller, W. Petersen and J. Zhang, : Comparison of TRMM 2A25 Products Version 6 and Version 7 with NOAA/NSSL Ground Radar-based National Mosaic QPE. J. Hydrometeor., 14(2), 661-669, doi:10.1175/JHM-D-12-030.1.
Kirstetter, P.E., Y. Hong, J.J. Gourley, S. Chen, Z. Flamig, J. Zhang, M. Schwaller, W. Petersen and E. Amitai, : Toward a Framework for Systematic Error Modeling of Spaceborne Precipitation Radar with NOAA/NSSL Ground Radar-based National Mosaic QPE. J. Hydrometeor., 13, 1285-1300, doi:10.1175/JHM-D-11-0139.1.
Kobayashi, K., S. Shige, and M. K. Yamamoto, : Vertical gradient of stratiform radar reflectivity below the bright band from the tropics to the extratropical latitudes seen by GPM. Q. J. R. Meteorol. Soc., 144(Suppl. 1), 165-175, doi:10.1002/qj.3271.
Kobayashi, S., and T. Iguchi, : Variable Pulse Repetition Frequency for the Global Precipitation Measurement Project (GPM). IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 41(7), 1714-1718, doi:10.1109/TGRS.2003.813700.
Kotsuki, S., T. Miyoshi, K. Terasaki, G.-Y. Lien and E. Kalnay, : Assimilating the Global Satellite Mapping of Precipitation Data with the Nonhydrostatic Icosahedral Atmospheric Model NICAM. J. Geophys. Res., 122, 631-650, doi:10.1002/2016JD025355.
Kozu, T. and T. Iguchi, : A Preliminary Study of Non-Uniform Beam Filling Correction for Spaceborne Radar Rainfall Measurement. Transactions of the IEICE of Japan (Communications), E79-B(6), 763-769, doi:.
Kubota, T., N. Yoshida, S. Urita, T. Iguchi, S. Seto, R. Meneghini, J. Awaka, H. Hanado, S. Kida, and R. Oki, : Evaluation of Precipitation Estimates by at-Launch Codes of GPM/DPR Algorithms Using Synthetic Data from TRMM/PR Observations. IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing, 7, 3931-3944, doi:10.1109/JSTARS.2014.2320960.
Kubota, T., T. Iguchi, M. Kojima, L. Liao, T Masaki, H. Hanado, R. Meneghini, and R. Oki, : A Statistical Method for Reducing Sidelobe Clutter for the Ku-Band Precipitation Radar on board the GPM Core Observatory. J. Atmos. Oceanic Technol., 33, 1413-1428, doi:10.1175/JTECH-D-15-0202.1.
Kumar S., and Y. Silva, : Vertical characteristics of radar reflectivity and DSD parameters in intense convective clouds over South East South Asia during the Indian Summer monsoon: GPM observations. Int'l J. Rem. Sens., 40(24), 9604-9628, doi:10.1080/01431161.2019.1633705.
Kumar, S., Y. Silva, A. S. Moya-Alvarez, and D. Martınez-Castro, : Seasonal and Regional Differences in Extreme Rainfall Events and Their Contribution to the World’s Precipitation: GPM Observations. Adv. Meteor., 2019, 4631609, doi:10.1155/2019/4631609.
Kumar, S., Y.-S. Vidal, A. S. Moya-Álvarez, and D. Martínez-Castro, : Effect of the surface wind flow and topography on precipitating cloud systems over the Andes and associated Amazon basin: GPM observations. Atmos. Res., 225, 193-208, doi:10.1016/j.atmosres.2019.03.027.
Kumjian, M. R. and O. P. Prat, : The Impact of Raindrop Collisional Processes on the Polarimetric Radar Variables. J. Atmos. Sci., 71, 3052-3067, doi:10.1175/JAS-D-13-0357.1.
Kumjian, M. R., S. Mishra, S. E. Giangrande, T. Toto, A. V. Ryzhkov, and A. Bansemer, : Polarimetric radar and aircraft observations of saggy bright bands during MC3E. J. Geophys. Res., 121, 3584-3607, doi:10.1002/2015JD024446.
Kummerow, C. D., D. L. Randel, M. Kulie, N.-Y. Wang, R. Ferraro, S. J. Munchak, and V. Petkovic, : The Evolution of the Goddard Profiling Algorithm to a Fully Parametric Scheme. J. Atmos. Oceanic Technol., 32, 2265-2280, doi:10.1175/JTECH-D-15-0039.1.
Kuo, K.-S., E. Smith, Z. Haddad, E. Im, T. Iguchi, and A. Mugnai, : Mathematical-Physical Framework for Retrieval of Rain DSD Properties from Dual-Frequency Ku-Ka-Band Satellite Radar. J. Atmos. Sci., 61, 2349-2369, doi:10.1175/1520-0469(2004)0612.0.CO;2.
Lamer, K., B. P. Treserras, Z. Zhu, B. Isom, N. Bharadwaj, and P. Kollias, : Characterization of shallow oceanic precipitation using profiling and scanning radar observations at the Eastern North Atlantic ARM observatory. Atmos. Meas. Tech., 12, 4931–4947, doi:10.5194/amt-12-4931-2019.
Lang, S. E. and W.-K. Tao, : The Next-Generation Goddard Convective–Stratiform Heating Algorithm: New Tropical and Warm-Season Retrievals for GPM. J. Climate, 31(15), 5997–6026, doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-17-0224.1.
Lang, S. E., W.-K. Tao, J.-D. Chern, D. Wu, and X. Li, : Benefits of a Fourth Ice Class in the Simulated Radar Reflectivities of Convective Systems Using a Bulk Microphysics Scheme. J. Atmos. Sci., 71, 3583-3612, doi:10.1175/JAS-D-13-0330.1.