Profile for William Ridgway

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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 As a result, this information is currently out of date and does not include the most recent publications.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.

Chu D. A., L.A. Remer, Y.J. Kaufman, B. Schmid, J. Redemann, K. Knobelspiesse, J.D. Chern, J. Livingston, P. B. Russell, X. Xiong, and W. Ridgway (2005). Evaluation of aerosol properties over ocean from Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) during ACE-Asia J. Geophys. Res. (D07308), 110.

Harshvardhan, W. Ridgway, V. Ramaswamy, S. M. Freidenreich, and M. Batey (1998). Spectral characteristics of solar near-infrared absorption in cloudy atmospheres J. Geophys. Res., 103, 28793-99

Marshak A., A. Davis, W. Wiscombe, W. Ridgway, and R. Cahalan (1998). Biases in shortwave column absorption in the presence of fractal clouds J. Climate, 11, 431-446

Arking A., M. -D. Chou, and W.L. Ridgway (1996). On estimating the effects of clouds on atmospheric absorption based on flux observations above and below cloud level Geophys. Res. Lett., 23, 829-832

Chou M. -D., A. Arking, J. Otterman, and W.L. Ridgway (1995). The effect of clouds on atmospheric absorption of solar radiation Geophys Res. Lett., 22, 1885-1888

Chou M. -D., W. Ridgway, and M.-H. Yan (1995). Parameterizations for water vapor IR radiative transfer in the Middle Atmosphere J. Atmos. Sci., 52, 1159-1167

Cahalan R.F., W. Ridgway, W.J. Wiscombe, Harshvardhan, and S. Gollmer (1994). Independent pixel and Monte Carlo estimates of stratocumulus albedo J. Atmos. Sci., 51, 3776-3790

Cahalan R.F., W. Ridgway, W.J. Wiscombe, T.L. Bell, and J. B. Snider (1994). The albedo of fractal stratocumulus clouds J. Atmos. Sci., 51, 2434-2455

Chou M. -D., W. Ridgway, and M.-H. Yan (1993). One-parameter scaling and exponential-sum fitting for water vapor and CO2 infrared transmission functions J. Atmos. Sci., 50, 2294-2303

Betts A. K., P. Minnis, W. Ridgway, and D. F. Young (1992). Integration of satellite and surface data using a radiative-convective oceanic boundary-layer model J. Applied Meteor., 31, 340-350

Betts A. K., and W.L. Ridgway (1992). Tropical boundary layer equilibrium in the last ice age J. Geophys. Res., 97, 2529-2534

Chou M. -D., D. P. Kratz, and W. Ridgway (1991). IR radiation parameterizations in numerical climate models J. Climate, 4, 424-437

Ridgway W.L., Harshvardhan, and A. Arking (1991). Computation of atmospheric infrared cooling rates by exact and approximate methods J. Geophys. Res., 96, 8969-8984

Betts A. K., and W.L. Ridgway (1989). Climatic equilibrium of the atmospheric convective boundary layer over a tropical ocean J. Atmos. Sci., 46, 2621-2641

Cahalan R.F., M. Nestler, W. Ridgway, W.J. Wiscombe, and T. Bell (1989). Marine stratocumulus spatial structure. (19-25). Proc. Fourth Int. Conf. Stat. Clim., IMSC.

Betts A. K., and W.L. Ridgway (1988). Coupling of radiative, convective, and surface fluxes over the equatorial pacific J. Atmos. Sci., 45, 522-536