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Cao, Q., Y. Hong, Y. Qui, Y. Wen, J. Zhang, J. J. Gourley, and L. Liao (2013). Empirical conversion of the vertical profile of reflectivity from Ku-band to S-band frequency Journal of Geophysical Research, 118(4), 1814-1825

Liao, L., and R. Meneghini (2013). Examination of Effective Dielectric Constants of Nonspherical Mixed-Phase Hydrometeors Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology, 52(1), 197-212

Liao, L., R. Meneghini, H. Nowell, and G. Lin (2013). Scattering Computations of Snow Aggregates from Simple Geometrical Particle Models IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observatons and Remote Sensing, 6(3), 1409-1417

Meneghini, R., and L. Liao (2013). Modified Hitschfeld–Bordan Equations for Attenuation-Corrected Radar Rain Reflectivity: Application to Nonuniform Beamfilling at Off-Nadir Incidence Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology, 30(6), 1149-1160

Meneghini, R., L. Liao, S. Tanelli, and S. L. Durden (2012). Assessment of the Performance of a Dual-Frequency Surface Reference Technique Over Ocean IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 50(8), 2968-2977

Liao, L., and R. Meneghini (2011). A Study on the Feasibility of Dual-Wavelength Radar for Identification of Hydrometeor Phases J. Appl. Meteor. Climatol., 50(2), 449-456

Liao, L., R. Menenghini, L. Tian, and G.M. Heymsfield (2009). Measurements and Simulations of Nadir-Viewing Radar Returns from the Melting Layer at X and W Bands J. Appl. Meteor. Climat., 48(11), 2215–2226

Liao, L., and R. Meneghini (2009). Validation of TRMM Precipitation Radar through Comparison of Its Multiyear Measurements with Ground-Based Radar J. Appl. Meteor. Climat., 48(4), 804-817

Liao, L., and R. Meneghini (2009). Changes in the TRMM Version-5 and Version-6 Precipitation Radar Products Due to Orbit Boost J. Meteor. Soc. Japan, 87A, 93-107

Liao, L., G.M. Heymsfield, L. Tian, and R. Meneghini (2008). Retrieval of snow and rain from combined X- and W-band airborne radar measurements IEEE Trans. Geo. Rem. Sens., 46(5), 1514-1524

Meneghini, R., and L. Liao (2007). On the Equivalence of Dual-Wavelength and Dual-Polarization Equations for Estimation of the Raindrop Size Distribution J. Atmos. Oce. Technol, 24, 806-820

Amitai, E., R. Meneghini, X. Llort, and L. Liao (2005). Accuracy verification of spaceborne radar estimates of rain rate. Royal Meteor. Soc. Atmos. Sci. Lett., 6, 2-6

Liao, L., and R. Meneghini (2005). A Study of Air/Space-borne Dual-Wavelength Radar for Estimation of Rain Profiles Adv. Atmos. Sci., 22(6), 841-851

Liao, L., and R. Meneghini (2005). On Modeling Air/Spaceborne Radar Returns in the Melting Layer IEEE Trans. Geosci. Remote Sens., 43(12), 2799-2809

Liao, L., and R. Meneghini (2005). Use of Dual-Wavelength Radar for Snow Parameter Estimates J. Atmos. Oce. Technol., 22, 1494-1506

Meneghini, R., T. Tian, and L. Liao (2005). A Feasibility Study for Simultaneous Estimates of Water Vapor and Precipitation Parameters Using a Three-Frequency Radar J. Appl. Meteorol., 44, 1511-1525

Amitai, E., A. Nystuen, and L. Liao (2004). Listening to the rain Summary of paper at the AMS 31st Radar Meteorology Conf, appearing in the "Nowcast" section of the Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 85, 15

Amitai, E., E. Morin, R. Meneghini, L. Liao, and J.A. Nystuen (2004). Uniting space, ground and underwater measurements for improved estimates of ran rate IEEE Geosci. Remote Sens. Lett., 1(2), 35-38

Meneghini, R., S. Bidwell, R. Rincon, G.M. Heymsfield, and L. Liao (2003). Differential-frequency Doppler weather radar: Theory and experiment Radio Science, 38(3), Art. No. 8040

Liao, L., R. Meneghini, and T. Iguchi (2002). Bright-Band Modeling of Air/Space-Borne Microwave Radars Proc. IGARSS 2002, 1, 278-280

Liao, L., R. Meneghini, and T. Iguchi (2001). Comparisons of rain rate and reflectivity factor derived from the TRMM precipitation radar and the WSR-88D over the Melbourne, Florida, site. J. Atmos. Oceanic Technol., 18, 1959-1974

Meneghini, R., L. Liao, S.W. Bidwell, and G.M. Heymsfield (2001). On the feasibility of a differential-frequency Doppler weather radar IEEE Trans. Geo. Rem. Sens., 39, 2203-2316

Olson, W.S., P. Bauer, N.F. Viltard, D.E. Johnson, W.-K. Tao, R. Meneghini, and L. Liao (2001). A melting-layer model for passive/active microwave remote sensing applications. Part I: model formulation and comparison with observations. J. Appl. Meteorol., 40(7), 1145-1163

Bidwell S.W., R. Meneghini, L. Liao, R.F. Rincon, and G.M. Heymsfield (2000). Application of a differential reflectivity techniques to the EDOP radar in ground-based operation. Proc. IGARSS 2000, 5, 1789-1791

Liao, L., and R. Meneghini (2000). Investigation of the dielectric constants of inhomogeneous air-ice and snow-water spheres. Proc. IGARSS 2000, 5, 1804-1806

Meneghini, R., and L. Liao (2000). Effective dielectric constants of mixed-phase hydrometeors. J. Atmos. Ocean Tech., 17(5), 628-640

Meneghini, R., T. Iguchi, T. Kozu, L. Liao, I. K Okamoto, J. Jones, and J. Kwiatkowski (2000). Use of the surface reference technique for path attenuation estimates from the TRMM Precipitation Radar J. Appl. Meteorol., 39, 2053-2070

Meneghini, R., L. Liao, and T. Iguchi (1998). Effective dielectric constants of melting hydrometeors and their use in radar bright-band models. Proc. IGARSS '98, IV, 147-149