Profile for Yaping Zhou

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Updates to our publications records have been put on hold until a new storage and delivery system has been put in place. As a result, this information is currently out of date and does not include the most recent publications. For a more complete listing of publications, please visit the Sciences and Exporation Directorate.

Stier, P., N.A. Schutgens, N. Bellouin, H. Bian, O. Boucher, M. Chin, S. Ghan, N. Huneeus, S. Kinne, G. Lin, X. Ma, G. Myhre, J. E. Penner, C. A. Randles, B. Samset, M. Schulz, T. Takemura, F. Yu, H. Hu, and C. Zhou (2013). Host model uncertainties in aerosol radiative forcing estimates: Results from the AeroCom Prescribed intercomparison study Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 13, 3245-3270

Zhou, Y., W. Lau, and C. Liu (2013). Rain characteristics and large-scale environments of precipitation objects with extreme rain volumes from TRMM observations J. Geophy., Res.,-Atmos, 118, online.

Zhou, Y., K-M. Xu, Y. Sud, and A.K. Betts (2011). Recent trends of the tropical hydrological cycle inferred from Global Precipitation Climatology Project and International Satellite Cloud Climatology Project data J. Geophy. Res-Atmos, 116, D09101.

Zhou Y., K.-M. Lau, O. Real, and R. Rosenberg (2010). AIRS impact on precipitation analysis and forecast of tropical cyclones in a global data assimilation and forecasting system Geophys. Res. Lett, 37, L02806.

Sud Y.C., E.M. Wilcox, K. -M. Lau, G.K. Walker, X. -H. Liu, A. Nenes, D. Lee, K.-M. Kim, Y. Zhou, and P.S. Bhattacharjee (2009). Sensitivity of Boreal-Summer Circulation and Precipitation to Atmospheric Aerosols in Selected Regions, Part I: Africa and India Annales Geophysicae, 3989-4007, 27.

Lau, W., Y. Zhou, and H. Wu (2008). Have tropical cyclones been feeding more extreme rainfall? J. Geophys. Res., 113(D23113).

Sud Y.C., G.K. Walker, Y.P. Zhou, G. A. Schmidt, W.K.-M. Lau, and R.F. Cahalan (2008). Effects of doubled CO2 on tropical Sea-Surface Temperatures (SSTs) for onset of deep convection and maximum SST: Simulations based inferences Geophy. Res. Lett., 35( L12707).

Sud Y.C., G.K. Walker, Y.P. Zhou, and W.K.-M. Lau (2008). Influence of local and remote sea-surface temperatures on precipitation as inferred from changes in boundary layer moisture convergence and moist thermodynamics over global oceans Q. J. R. Meteorol. Soc., 134(630), 147-163

Zhou Y., D. P. Kratz, A. C. Wilber, S. K. Gupta, and R. D. Cess (2007). An Improved Algorithm for Retrieving Surface Downwelling Longwave Radiation from Satellite Measurements J. Geophys. Res., D15102, 112.

Zhou Y.P., W.-K. Tao, A.Y. Hou, W. Olson, C.-L. Shie, K. -M. Lau, M. -D. Chou, X. Lin, and M. Grecu (2007). Use of High-Resolution Satellite Observations to Evaluate Cloud and Precipitation Statistics from Cloud-Resolving Model Simulations. Part I: South China Sea Monsoon Experiment J. Atmos. Sci., 64, 4309-4329

Larson J., Y. Zhou, and R. W. Higgins (2005). Characteristics of Landfalling Tropical Cyclones in the United States: Climatology and Interannual Variability J. Climate, 126218, 18, 1247

Zhou Y., K. C. Rutledge, T. P. Charlock, N. G. Leob, and S. Kato (2001). Atmospheric Corrections for TOA and surface BRDF characteristics from high resolution spectroradiometric/angular measurements from a helicopter platform Adv. Atmos. Sci., 18, 984-1004

Zhou Y., and R. D. Cess (2001). Algorithm-development strategies for retrieving the downwelling longwave flux at the Earth\'s surface J. Geophys. Res., 477-12,488, 106, 12

Zhou Y., and R. D. Cess (2000). Validation of longwave atmospheric radiation models using Atmospheric Radiation Measurements (ARM) data J. Geophys. Res., No.D24, 703-29716, 105, 29

Cess R. D., M. H. Zhang, Y. Zhou, X. Jing, and V. Dvortsov (1996). Absorption of solar radiation by clouds: Interpretations of satellite, surface, and aircraft measurements J.Geophys.Res., 299-23,309, 101, 23

Cess R. D., M. D. Zhang, P. Minnis, L. Corsetti, E. G. Dutton, B. W. Forgan, D. P. Garber, W. L. Gates, Hack, E. F. Harrison, X. Jing, J. T. Kiehl, C. N. Long, J. -J. Morcrette, G. L. Potter, V. Ramanathan, B. Subasilar, C. H. Whitlock, D. F. Young, and Y. Zhou (1995). Absorption of solar radiation by clouds: Observations versus models Science, 267, 96-499

Li C., and Y. Zhou (1994). Relationship between intraseasonal oscillation in the tropical atmosphere and ENSO CTA Geophysica Sinica, no.l, 37, 17-26

Li C., and Y. Zhou (1991). An Observational study of the 30-50 day atmospheric oscillations. Part II: emporal evolution and hemispheric interaction across the equator Advances in Atmos. Sci.,No.4, 8.