Profile for Robert Meneghini

Title: Physical Scientist
Affiliation: NASA
Contact: E-mail
Office Phone: 301-614-5652
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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 As a result, this information is currently out of date and does not include the most recent publications.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.

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

Matsui, T., T. Iguchi, X. Li, M. Han, W.-K. Tao, W. Petersen, T. L'Ecuyer, R. Meneghini, W. Olson, C. D. Kummerow, A. Y. Hou, M. R. Schwaller, E. F. Stocker, and J. Kwiatkowski (2013). GPM Satellite Simulator over Ground Validation Sites Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 94(11), 1653-1660

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

Meneghini, R., and J. Jones (2011). Standard Deviation of Spatially-averaged Surface Cross Section Data from the TRMM Precipitation Radar IEEE, 8(2), 293-297

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

Tao W.-K., E. Smith, R.F. Adler, Z. Haddad, A. Hou, T. Iguchi, R. Kakar, T. Krishnamurti, C. Kummerow, S. Lang, R. Meneghini, K. Nakamura, T. Nakazawa, K. Okamoto, W.S. Olson, S. Satoh, S. Shige, J. Simpson, Y. Takayabu, G. Tripoli, and S. Yang (2006). Retrieval of latent heating from TRMM measurements Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 1555-1572

Tao W.-K., R. Kakar, T. Iguchi, A. Hou, Z.S. Haddad, R.F. Adler, E. Smith, T.N. Krishnamurti, C.D. Kummerow, S. Lang, R. Meneghini, K. Nakamura, T. Nakazawa, K. Okamoto, W.S. Olson, S. Satoh, S. Shige, J. Simpson, Y. Takayabu, G.J. Tripoli, and S. Yang (2006). Retrieval of Latent Heating from TRMM Measurements BAMS, 87(11), 1555-1572

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. (2005). A Broadband Microwave Radiometer Technique at X-band for Rain and Drop Size Distribution Estimation IEEE Trans. Geosci. Remote Sens., 43(5), 990-999

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., 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

Chandrasekar V., R. Meneghini, and I. Zawadzki (2003). Global and Local Precipitation Measurements by Radar Meteorological Monographs, EO-1 Special Issue, 30(52), 215-236

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

Skofronick-Jackson G., J. Wang, G.M. Heymsfield, R. Hood, W. Manning, R. Meneghini, and J. Weinman (2003). Combined radiometer-radar microphysical profile estimations with emphasis on high-frequency brightness temperature observations J. Appl. Meteor., 42(4), 476-487

Zhang G.F., J. Vivekanandan, E.A. Brandes, R. Meneghini, and T. Kozu (2003). The shape-slope relation in observed gamma raindrop size distributions: Statistical error or useful information? J. Atmos. Oceanic Tech., 20(8), 1106-1119

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

Rincon R.F., R. Lang, R. Meneghini, S. Bidwell, and A. Tokay (2002). Study of the Variability in the Rain Drop Size Distribution over a 2.3 Km Path Proc. IGARSS 2002, 3, 1857-1859

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

Meneghini, R., J. Jones, T. Iguchi, K. Okamoto, and J. Kwiatkowski (2001). Statistical methods of estimating average rainfall over large space-timescales using data from the TRMM precipitation radar. J. Appl. Meteorol., 40(3), 568-585

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

Rincon R.F., R. Lang, R. Meneghini, S. Bidwell, and A. Tokay (2001). Estimation of path-average rain drop size distribution using the NASA/TRMM microwave link. Proc. IGARSS 2001, 3, 1038-1040

Tao W. -K., S. Lang, R. Meneghini, J. Halverson, R. Johnson, and J. Simpson (2001). Latent Heating Retrievals using the TRMM Precipitation Radar: A Multi-seasonal Study EGS Meeting

Tao W. -K., S. Lang, J. Simpson, R. Meneghini, J. Halverson, R. Johnson, and R.F. Adler (2001). Precipitation Processes Derived from TRMM Satellite Data, Cloud Resolving Model and Field Campaigns 30th International Conference on Radar Meteorology

Tao W.-K., S. Lang, W.S. Olson, S. Yang, R. Meneghini, J. Simpson, E. Smith, C. Kummerow, and J. Halverson (2001). Retrieved vertical profiles of latent heat release using TRMM products J. Appl. Meteor., 40, 957-982

Tokay, A., R. Meneghini, J. Kwiatkowski, E. Amitai, T. Kozu, T. Iguchi, C. Williams, M. Kulie, and C. Wilson (2001). On the role of drop size distribution in TRMM rain profiling algorithm 30th Int. Conf. on Radar Meteorology

Bauer P., A. Khain, I. Sednev, R. Meneghini, C. Kummerow, F. Marzano, and J.P. V. Poiares Baptista (2000). Combined Cloud-Microwave Radiative Transfer Modeling of Stratiform Rainfall J. Atmos. Sci., 57, 1082-1104

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

Iguchi, T., T. Kozu, R. Meneghini, and K. Okamoto (2000). A new hybrid surface reference method for the TRMM precipitation radar. Proc. IGARSS 2000, 3, 1346-1348

Iguchi, T., R. Meneghini, J. Awaka, T. Kozu, and K. Okamoto (2000). Rain profiling algorithm for the TRMM Precipitation Radar data. Adv. Space Res., 25(5), 973-976

Iguchi, T., T. Kozu, R. Meneghini, J. Awaka, and KI Okamoto (2000). Rain-profiling algorithm for the TRMM Precipitation Radar: Part 1 J. Appl. Meteorol., 39(12), 2038-2052

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

Rincon R.F., R. Lang, R. Meneghini, and S. Bidwell (2000). Path-average drop size distribution estimation from dual-wavelength measurements of attenuation. Proc. IGARSS 2000, 1, 184-186

Simpson, J., C.D. Kummerow, R. Meneghini, A. Hou, R.F. Adler, G.J. Huffman, B. Barkstrom, B. Wielicki, S.J. Goodman, H. Christian, T. Kozu, T.N. Krishnamurti, S. Yang, and B. Ferrier (2000). The Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM) Earth Obs. and Remote Sensing, 4, 71-90

Barrett E.C., G.J. Huffman, J. Janowiak, T. Kurino, R. Meneghini, W.S. Olson, R.A. Scofield, and J. Turk (1999). Chapter 3: Satellite Rainfall Estimation: Principles and Benchmark Techniques, World Meteorological Organization (WMO) Technical Document (WMO/TD No. 975) Tropical Cyclone Programme, Report No. TCP-42

Takahashi N., and R. Meneghini (1999). Comparison of calculation methods for drop size distribution with a ground based dual-wavelength dual-polarization radar. Proc. IGARSS '99, 1, 708-710

Iguchi, T., R. Meneghini, J. Awaka, T. Kozu, and K. Okamoto (1998). Preliminary analysis of the rain profiling algorithm for TRMM precipitation radar data. Proc. IGARSS '98, IV, 1889-1891

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

Meneghini, R., T. Kozu, J. Jones, T. Iguchi, and K. Okamoto (1998). Estimates of path attenuation for the TRMM radar. Proc. IGARSS '98, IV, 1882-1884

Prabhakara C., R. Iacovazzi, R. Meneghini, R. Oki, D. A. Short, and J. A. Weinman (1998). A TRMM microwave radiometer rain retrieval method based on fractional rain area J. Meteor. Soc. Japan, 76, 765-781

Prabhakara P., R. Meneghini, D.S. Short, J.A. Weinman, R. Iacovazzi, Jr., R. Oki, and M. Cadeddu (1998). A TRMM microwave radiometer rain retrieval method based on fractional rain area. J. Meterol. Soc. Japan, 76(5), 765-781