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Ding, Jiachen; Yang, Ping; Holz, Robert E.; Platnick, Steven; Meyer, Kerry G.; Vaughan, Mark A.; Hu, Yongxiang; King, Michael D. (2016). Ice cloud backscatter study and comparison with CALIPSO and MODIS satellite data. OPTICS EXPRESS, 24(1), 620-636.

Holz, Robert E.; Platnick, Steven; Meyer, Kerry; Vaughan, Mark; Heidinger, Andrew; Yang, Ping; Wind, Gala; Dutcher, Steven; Ackerman, Steven; Amarasinghe, Nandana; Nagle, Fredrick; Wang, Chenxi (2016). Resolving ice cloud optical thickness biases between CALIOP and MODIS using infrared retrievals. ATMOSPHERIC CHEMISTRY AND PHYSICS, 16(8), 5075-5090.

Marchant, Benjamin; Platnick, Steven; Meyer, Kerry; Arnold, G. Thomas; Riedi, Jerome (2016). MODIS Collection 6 shortwave-derived cloud phase classification algorithm and comparisons with CALIOP. ATMOSPHERIC MEASUREMENT TECHNIQUES, 9(4), 1587-1599.

Meyer, Kerry; Platnick, Steven; Arnold, G. Thomas; Holz, Robert E.; Veglio, Paolo; Yorks, John; Wang, Chenxi (2016). Cirrus cloud optical and microphysical property retrievals from eMAS during SEAC(4)RS using bi-spectral reflectance measurements within the 1.88 mu m water vapor absorption band. ATMOSPHERIC MEASUREMENT TECHNIQUES, 9(4), 1743-1753.

Meyer, Kerry; Yang, Yuekui; Platnick, Steven (2016). Uncertainties in cloud phase and optical thickness retrievals from the Earth Polychromatic Imaging Camera (EPIC). ATMOSPHERIC MEASUREMENT TECHNIQUES, 9(4), 1785-1797.

Zhang, Zhibo; Meyer, Kerry; Yu, Hongbin; Platnick, Steven; Colarco, Peter; Liu, Zhaoyan; Oreopoulos, Lazaros (2016). Shortwave direct radiative effects of above-cloud aerosols over global oceans derived from 8 years of CALIOP and MODIS observations. ATMOSPHERIC CHEMISTRY AND PHYSICS, 16(5), 2877-2900.


Cho, Hyoun-Myoung; Zhang, Zhibo; Meyer, Kerry; Lebsock, Matthew; Platnick, Steven; Ackerman, Andrew S.; Di Girolamo, Larry; C-Labonnote, Laurent; Cornet, Celine; Riedi, Jerome; Holz, Robert E. (2015). Frequency and causes of failed MODIS cloud property retrievals for liquid phase clouds over global oceans. JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH-ATMOSPHERES, 120(9), 4132-4154.

Heidinger, Andrew K.; Li, Yue; Baum, Bryan A.; Holz, Robert E.; Platnick, Steven; Yang, Ping (2015). Retrieval of Cirrus Cloud Optical Depth under Day and Night Conditions from MODIS Collection 6 Cloud Property Data. REMOTE SENSING, 7(6), 7257-7271.

Meyer, Kerry; Platnick, Steven; Zhang, Zhibo (2015). Simultaneously inferring above-cloud absorbing aerosol optical thickness and underlying liquid phase cloud optical and microphysical properties using MODIS. JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH-ATMOSPHERES, 120(11), 5524-5547.


Zhang, Z.; Meyer, K.; Platnick, S.; Oreopoulos, L.; Lee, D.; Yu, H. (2014). A novel method for estimating shortwave direct radiative effect of above-cloud aerosols using CALIOP and MODIS data. ATMOSPHERIC MEASUREMENT TECHNIQUES, 7(6), 1777-1789.


Cole, BH; Yang, P; Baum, BA; Riedi, J; Labonnote, LC; Thieuleux, F; Platnick, S (2013). Comparison of PARASOL Observations with Polarized Reflectances Simulated Using Different Ice Habit Mixtures. JOURNAL OF APPLIED METEOROLOGY AND CLIMATOLOGY, 52(1), 186-196.

King, MD; Platnick, S; Menzel, WP; Ackerman, SA; Hubanks, PA (2013). Spatial and Temporal Distribution of Clouds Observed by MODIS Onboard the Terra and Aqua Satellites. IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON GEOSCIENCE AND REMOTE SENSING, 51(7), 3826-3852.

Stubenrauch, CJ; Rossow, WB; Kinne, S; Ackerman, S; Cesana, G; Chepfer, H; Di Girolamo, L; Getzewich, B; Guignard, A; Heidinger, A; Maddux, BC; Menzel, WP; Minnis, P; Pearl, C; Platnick, S; Poulsen, C; Riedi, J; Sun-Mack, S; Walther, A; Winker, D; Zeng, S; Zhao, G (2013). Assessment of Global Cloud Datasets from Satellites: Project and Database Initiated by the GEWEX Radiation Panel. BULLETIN OF THE AMERICAN METEOROLOGICAL SOCIETY, 94(7), 1031-1049.

Wang, CX; Yang, P; Nasiri, SL; Platnick, S; Baum, BA; Heidinger, AK; Liu, X (2013). A fast radiative transfer model for visible through shortwave infrared spectral reflectances in clear and cloudy atmospheres. JOURNAL OF QUANTITATIVE SPECTROSCOPY & RADIATIVE TRANSFER, 116, 122-131.

Wang, CX; Yang, P; Platnick, S; Heidinger, AK; Baum, BA; Greenwald, T; Zhang, ZB; Holz, RE (2013). Retrieval of Ice Cloud Properties from AIRS and MODIS Observations Based on a Fast High-Spectral-Resolution Radiative Transfer Model. JOURNAL OF APPLIED METEOROLOGY AND CLIMATOLOGY, 52(3), 710-726.


Pincus, R; Platnick, S; Ackerman, SA; Hemler, RS; Hofmann, RJP (2012). Reconciling Simulated and Observed Views of Clouds: MODIS, ISCCP, and the Limits of Instrument Simulators. JOURNAL OF CLIMATE, 25(13), 4699-4720.

Zhang, ZB; Ackerman, AS; Feingold, G; Platnick, S; Pincus, R; Xue, HW (2012). Effects of cloud horizontal inhomogeneity and drizzle on remote sensing of cloud droplet effective radius: Case studies based on large-eddy simulations. JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH-ATMOSPHERES, 117, D19208.


Coddington, OM, Pilewskie, P, Redemann, J, Platnick, S, Russell, PB, Schmidt, KS, Gore, WJ, Livingston, J, Wind, G, Vukicevic, T (2010). Examining the impact of overlying aerosols on the retrieval of cloud optical properties from passive remote sensing. JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH-ATMOSPHERES, 115, D10211.

Hong, G; Yang, P; Heidinger, AK; Pavolonis, MJ; Baum, BA; Platnick, SE (2010). Detecting opaque and nonopaque tropical upper tropospheric ice clouds: A trispectral technique based on the MODIS 8-12 mu m window bands. JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH-ATMOSPHERES, 115, D20214.

Joiner, J, Vasilkov, AP, Bhartia, PK, Wind, G, Platnick, S, Menzel, WP (2010). Detection of multi-layer and vertically-extended clouds using A-train sensors. ATMOSPHERIC MEASUREMENT TECHNIQUES, 3(1), 233-247.

King, MD, Platnick, S, Wind, G, Arnold, GT, Dominguez, RT (2010). "Remote sensing of radiative and microphysical properties of clouds during TC4: Results from MAS, MASTER, MODIS, and MISR". JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH-ATMOSPHERES, 115, D00J07.

Maddux, BC, Ackerman, SA, Platnick, S (2010). Viewing Geometry Dependencies in MODIS Cloud Products. JOURNAL OF ATMOSPHERIC AND OCEANIC TECHNOLOGY, 27(9), 1519-1528.

Meyer, K; Platnick, S (2010). Utilizing the MODIS 1.38 mu m channel for cirrus cloud optical thickness retrievals: Algorithm and retrieval uncertainties. JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH-ATMOSPHERES, 115, D24209.

Riedi, J; Marchant, B; Platnick, S; Baum, BA; Thieuleux, F; Oudard, C; Parol, F; Nicolas, JM; Dubuisson, P (2010). Cloud thermodynamic phase inferred from merged POLDER and MODIS data. ATMOSPHERIC CHEMISTRY AND PHYSICS, 10(23), 11851-11865.

Schmidt, KS; Pilewskie, P; Mayer, B; Wendisch, M; Kindel, B; Platnick, S; King, MD; Wind, G; Arnold, GT; Tian, L; Heymsfield, G; Kalesse, H (2010). Apparent absorption of solar spectral irradiance in heterogeneous ice clouds. JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH-ATMOSPHERES, 115, D00J22.

Wind, G; Platnick, S; King, MD; Hubanks, PA; Pavolonis, MJ; Heidinger, AK; Yang, P; Baum, BA (2010). Multilayer Cloud Detection with the MODIS Near-Infrared Water Vapor Absorption Band. JOURNAL OF APPLIED METEOROLOGY AND CLIMATOLOGY, 49(11), 2315-2333.

Zhang, ZB, Platnick, S, Yang, P, Heidinger, AK, Comstock, JM (2010). Effects of ice particle size vertical inhomogeneity on the passive remote sensing of ice clouds. JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH-ATMOSPHERES, 115, D17203.

Zinner, T; Wind, G; Platnick, S; Ackerman, AS (2010). Testing remote sensing on artificial observations: impact of drizzle and 3-D cloud structure on effective radius retrievals. ATMOSPHERIC CHEMISTRY AND PHYSICS, 10(19), 9535-9549.


Jiang, JH, Su, H, Massie, ST, Colarco, PR, Schoeberl, MR, Platnick, S (2009). Aerosol-CO relationship and aerosol effect on ice cloud particle size: Analyses from Aura Microwave Limb Sounder and Aqua Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer observations. JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH-ATMOSPHERES, 114, D20207.

Lee, J, Yang, P, Dessler, AE, Gao, BC, Platnick, S (2009). Distribution and Radiative Forcing of Tropical Thin Cirrus Clouds. JOURNAL OF THE ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES, 66(12), 3721-3731.

Liang, LS, Di Girolamo, L, Platnick, S (2009). "View-angle consistency in reflectance, optical thickness and spherical albedo of marine water-clouds over the northeastern Pacific through MISR-MODIS fusion". GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH LETTERS, 36, L09811.

Meskhidze, N, Remer, LA, Platnick, S, Juarez, RN, Lichtenberger, AM, Aiyyer, AR (2009). Exploring the differences in cloud properties observed by the Terra and Aqua MODIS Sensors. ATMOSPHERIC CHEMISTRY AND PHYSICS, 9(10), 3461-3475.

Wilcox, EM, Harshvardhan, Platnick, S (2009). Estimate of the impact of absorbing aerosol over cloud on the MODIS retrievals of cloud optical thickness and effective radius using two independent retrievals of liquid water path. JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH-ATMOSPHERES, 114, D05210.


Jiang, JH, Su, H, Schoeberl, MR, Massie, ST, Colarco, P, Platnick, S, Livesey, NJ (2008). "Clean and polluted clouds: Relationships among pollution, ice clouds, and precipitation in South America". GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH LETTERS, 35(14), L14804.

Moody, EG, King, MD, Schaaf, CB, Platnick, S (2008). MODIS-Derived Spatially Complete Surface Albedo Products: Spatial and Temporal Pixel Distribution and Zonal Averages. JOURNAL OF APPLIED METEOROLOGY AND CLIMATOLOGY, 47(11), 2879-2894.

Oreopoulos, L, Platnick, S (2008). Radiative susceptibility of cloudy atmospheres to droplet number perturbations: 2. Global analysis from MODIS. JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH-ATMOSPHERES, 113(D14), D14S21.

Platnick, S, Fontenla, JM (2008). Model calculations of solar spectral irradiance in the 3.7-mu m band for earth remote sensing applications. JOURNAL OF APPLIED METEOROLOGY AND CLIMATOLOGY, 47(1), 124-134.

Platnick, S, Oreopoulos, L (2008). Radiative susceptibility of cloudy atmospheres to droplet number perturbations: 1. Theoretical analysis and examples from MODIS. JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH-ATMOSPHERES, 113(D14), D14S20.


Chiriaco, M, Chepfer, H, Minnis, P, Haeffelin, M, Platnick, S, Baumgardner, D, Dubuisson, P, McGill, M, Noel, V, Pelon, J, Spangenberg, D, Sun-Mack, S, Wind, G (2007). "Comparison of CALIPSO-like, LaRC, and MODIS retrievals of ice-cloud properties over SIRTA in France and Florida during CRYSTAL-FACE". JOURNAL OF APPLIED METEOROLOGY AND CLIMATOLOGY, 46(3), 249-272.

Hong, G, Yang, P, Gao, BC, Baum, BA, Hu, YX, King, MD, Platnick, S (2007). High cloud properties from three years of MODIS Terra and Aqua collection-4 data over the Tropics. JOURNAL OF APPLIED METEOROLOGY AND CLIMATOLOGY, 46(11), 1840-1856.

Hong, G, Yang, P, Huang, HL, Baum, BA, Hu, YX, Platnick, S (2007). The sensitivity of ice cloud optical and microphysical passive satellite retrievals to cloud geometrical thickness. IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON GEOSCIENCE AND REMOTE SENSING, 45(5), 1315-1323.

Moody, EG, King, MD, Schaaf, CB, Hall, DK, Platnick, S (2007). Northern Hemisphere five-year average (2000-2004) spectral albedos of surfaces in the presence of snow: Statistics computed from Terra MODIS land products. REMOTE SENSING OF ENVIRONMENT, 111(3-Feb), 337-345.

Oreopoulos, L, Cahalan, RF, Platnick, S (2007). The plane-parallel albedo bias of liquid clouds from MODIS observations. JOURNAL OF CLIMATE, 20(20), 5114-5125.

Schmidt, KS, Pilewskie, P, Platnick, S, Wind, G, Yang, P, Wendisch, M (2007). Comparing irradiance fields derived from Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer airborne simulator cirrus cloud retrievals with solar spectral flux radiometer measurements. JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH-ATMOSPHERES, 112(D24), D24206.

Yang, P, Zhang, L, Hong, G, Nasiri, SL, Baum, BA, Huang, HL, King, MD, Platnick, S (2007). Differences between collection 4 and 5 MODIS ice cloud optical/microphysical products and their impact on radiative forcing simulations. IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON GEOSCIENCE AND REMOTE SENSING, 45(9), 2886-2899.


Lee, J, Yang, P, Dessler, AE, Platnick, S (2006). The influence of thermodynamic phase on the retrieval of mixed-phase cloud microphysical and optical properties in the visible and near-infrared region. IEEE GEOSCIENCE AND REMOTE SENSING LETTERS, 3(3), 287-291.

Liu, HY, Crawford, JH, Pierce, RB, Norris, P, Platnick, SE, Chen, G, Logan, JA, Yantosca, RM, Evans, MJ, Kittaka, C, Feng, Y, Tie, XX (2006). Radiative effect of clouds on tropospheric chemistry in a global three-dimensional chemical transport model. JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH-ATMOSPHERES, 111(D20), D20303.

Marshak, A, Platnick, S, Varnai, T, Wen, GY, Cahalan, RF (2006). Impact of three-dimensional radiative effects on satellite retrievals of cloud droplet sizes. JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH-ATMOSPHERES, 111(D9), D09207.


Baum, BA, Yang, P, Heymsfield, AJ, Platnick, S, King, MD, Hu, YX, Bedka, ST (2005). Bulk scattering properties for the remote sensing of ice clouds. Part II: Narrowband models. JOURNAL OF APPLIED METEOROLOGY, 44(12), 1896-1911.

Mace, GG, Zhang, YY, Platnick, S, King, MD, Minnis, P, Yang, P (2005). Evaluation of cirrus cloud properties derived from MODIS data using cloud properties derived from ground-based observations collected at the ARM SGP site. JOURNAL OF APPLIED METEOROLOGY, 44(2), 221-240.

Moody, EG, King, MD, Platnick, S, Schaaf, CB, Gao, F (2005). Spatially complete global spectral surface albedos: Value-added datasets derived from terra MODIS land products. IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON GEOSCIENCE AND REMOTE SENSING, 43(1), 144-158.


King, MD, Platnick, S, Yang, P, Arnold, GT, Gray, MA, Riedi, JC, Ackerman, SA, Liou, KN (2004). Remote sensing of liquid water and ice cloud optical thickness and effective radius in the Arctic: Application of airborne multispectral MAS data. JOURNAL OF ATMOSPHERIC AND OCEANIC TECHNOLOGY, 21(6), 857-875.

Wei, HL, Yang, P, Li, J, Baum, BA, Huang, HL, Platnick, S, Hu, YX, Strow, L (2004). Retrieval of semitransparent ice cloud optical thickness from atmospheric infrared sounder (AIRS) measurements. IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON GEOSCIENCE AND REMOTE SENSING, 42(10), 2254-2267.


King, MD, Menzel, WP, Kaufman, YJ, Tanre, D, Gao, BC, Platnick, S, Ackerman, SA, Remer, LA, Pincus, R, Hubanks, PA (2003). "Cloud and aerosol properties, precipitable water, and profiles of temperature and water vapor from MODIS". IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON GEOSCIENCE AND REMOTE SENSING, 41(2), 442-458.

King, MD, Platnick, S, Moeller, CC, Revercomb, HE, Chu, DA (2003). "Remote sensing of smoke, land, and clouds from the NASA ER-2 during SAFARI 2000". JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH-ATMOSPHERES, 108(D13), 8502.

Platnick, S, King, MD, Ackerman, SA, Menzel, WP, Baum, BA, Riedi, JC, Frey, RA (2003). The MODIS cloud products: Algorithms and examples from Terra. IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON GEOSCIENCE AND REMOTE SENSING, 41(2), 459-473.


Swap, RJ, Annegarn, HJ, Suttles, JT, Haywood, J, Helmlinger, MC, Hely, C, Hobbs, PV, Holben, BN, Ji, J, King, MD, Landmann, T, Maenhaut, W, Otter, L, Pak, B, Piketh, SJ, Platnick, S, Privette, J, Roy, D, Thompson, AM, Ward, D, Yokelson, R (2002). The Southern African Regional Science Initiative (SAFARI 2000): overview of the dry season field campaign. SOUTH AFRICAN JOURNAL OF SCIENCE, 98(4-Mar), 125-130.


Platnick, S, Li, JY, King, MD, Gerber, H, Hobbs, PV (2001). A solar reflectance method for retrieving the optical thickness and droplet size of liquid water clouds over snow and ice surfaces. JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH-ATMOSPHERES, 106(D14), 15185-15199.


King, MD, Menzel, WP, Grant, PS, Myers, JS, Arnold, GT, Platnick, SE, Gumley, LE, Tsay, SC, Moeller, CC, Fitzgerald, M, Brown, KS, Osterwisch, FG (1996). "Airborne scanning spectrometer for remote sensing of cloud, aerosol, water vapor, and surface properties". JOURNAL OF ATMOSPHERIC AND OCEANIC TECHNOLOGY, 13(4), 777-794.

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