TRMM Refereed Publications

Bell, T. L., and P. K. Kundu, : A Study of the Sampling Error in Satellite Rainfall Estimates Using Optimal Averaging of Data and a Stochastic Model. J. Climate, 9(6), 1251–1268, doi:10.1175/1520-0442(1996)0092.0.CO;2.
Bell, Thomas L., : A Space-Time Stochastic Model of Rainfall for Satellite Remote-Sensing Studies. J. Geophys. Res.-Atmos., 92, 9631-9643, doi:.
Bellerby, T., M. Todd, D. Kniveton, and C. Kidd, : Rainfall Estimation from a Combination of TRMM Precipitation Radar and GOES Multispectral Satellite Imagery through the Use of an Artificial Neural Network. J. Appl. Meteor., 39(12), 2115–2128, doi:10.1175/1520-0450(2001)0402.0.CO;2.
Benedetti, A., P. Lopez, E. Moreau, P. Bauer and V. Venugopal, : Verification of TMI-Adjusted Rainfall Analyses of Tropical Cyclones at ECMWF Using TRMM Precipitation Radar. J. Appl. Meteor., 44(11), 1677–1690, doi:10.1175/JAM2300.1.
Berg, W., and R. Chase, : Determination of Mean Rainfall from the Special Sensor Microwave/Imager (SSM/I) Using a Mixed Lognormal Distribution. J. Atmos. Oceanic Technol., 9, 129-141, doi:10.1175/1520-0426(1992)0092.0.CO;2.
Berg, W., and S. K. Avery, : Rainfall Variability over the Tropical Pacific from July 1987 through December 1991 as Inferred via Monthly Estimates from SSM/I. J. Appl. Meteor. Climatol., 33, 1468-1485, doi:10.1175/1520-0450(1994)0332.0.CO;2.
Berg, W., T. L'Ecuyer, and C. Kummerow, : Rainfall Climate Regimes: The Relationship of Regional TRMM Rainfall Biases to the Environment. J. Appl. Meteor. Climatol., 45(3), 434–454, doi:10.1175/JAM2331.1.
Berg, W., W. Olson, R. Ferraro, S. J. Goodman, and F. J. LaFontaine, : An Assessment of the First- and Second-Generation Navy Operational Precipitation Retrieval Algorithms. J. Atmos. Sci., 55(9), 1558–1575, doi:10.1175/1520-0469(1998)0552.0.CO;2.
Bhat, G. S., G. A. Vecchi, and S. Gadgil, : Sea Surface Temperature of the Bay of Bengal Derived from the TRMM Microwave Imager. J. Atmos. Oceanic Technol., 21(8), 1283–1290, doi:10.1175/1520-0426(2004)0212.0.CO;2.
Bhatt, B. C., and K. Nakamura, : Characteristics of Monsoon Rainfall around the Himalayas Revealed by TRMM Precipitation Radar. Mon. Wea. Rev., 133(1), 149–165, doi:10.1175/MWR-2846.1.
Biggerstaff, M. I., and S. A. Listemaa, : An Improved Scheme for Convective/Stratiform Echo Classification Using Radar Reflectivity. J. Appl. Meteor., 39(12), 2129–2150, doi:10.1175/1520-0450(2001)0402.0.CO;2.
Biggerstaff, M. I., E.-K. Seo, S. Hristova-Veleva, and K. Y. Kim, : Impact of Cloud Model Microphysics on Passive Microwave Retrievals of Cloud Properties. Part I: Model Comparison Using EOF Analyses. J. Appl. Meteor. Climatol., 45(7), 930–954, doi:10.1175/JAM2372.1.
Biggerstaff, M. I., L. J. Wicker, J. Guynes, C. Ziegler, J. M. Straka, E.N. Rasmussen, A. Dogget IV, L. D. Carey, J. L. Schroeder, and C. Weiss, : The Shared Mobile Atmospheric Research and Teaching Radar: A Collaboration to Enhance Research and Teaching. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 86(9), 1263–1274, doi:10.1175/BAMS-86-9-1263.
Black, P. G., J. R. Proni, J. C. Wilkerson, and C. E. Samsury, : Oceanic Rainfall Detection and Classification in Tropical and Subtropical Mesoscale Convective Systems Using Underwater Acoustic Methods. Mon. Wea. Rev., 125(9), 2014–2042, doi:10.1175/1520-0493(1997)1252.0.CO;2.
Boccippio, D. J., S. J. Goodman, and S. Heckman, : Regional Differences in Tropical Lightning Distributions. J. Appl. Meteor., 39(12), 2231–2248, doi:10.1175/1520-0450(2001)0402.0.CO;2.
Boccippio, D. J., W. Koshak, R. Blakeslee, K. Driscoll, D. Mach, D. Buechler, W. Boeck, H. J. Christian, and S. J. Goodman, : The Optical Transient Detector (OTD): Instrument Characteristics and Cross-Sensor Validation. J. Atmos. Oceanic Technol., 17(4), 441–458, doi:10.1175/1520-0426(2000)0172.0.CO;2.
Bolen, S. M., and V. Chandrasekar, : Quantitative Cross Validation of Space-Based and Ground-Based Radar Observations. J. Appl. Meteor., 39(12), 2071–2079, doi:10.1175/1520-0450(2001)0402.0.CO;2.
Bolen, S. M., and V. Chandrasekar, : Methodology for Aligning and Comparing Spaceborne Radar and Ground-Based Radar Observations. J. Atmos. Oceanic Technol., 20(5), 647–659, doi:10.1175/1520-0426(2003)202.0.CO;2.
Bowman, K. P., : Comparison of TRMM Precipitation Retrievals with Rain Gauge Data from Ocean Buoys. J. Climate, 18(1), 178–190, doi:10.1175/JCLI3259.1.
Braud, I., P. Crochet, and J.-D. Creutin, : A Method for Estimating Mean Areal Rainfall Using Moving Trend Functions of the Intensities. J. Appl. Meteor. Climatol., 33, 1551-1561, doi:10.1175/1520-0450(1994)0332.0.CO;2.