Profile for Lin Tian

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 As a result, this information is currently out of date and does not include the most recent publications.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

Guimond, S., L. Tian, G. M. Heymsfield, and S. J. Frasier (2014). Wind Retrieval Algorithms for the IWRAP and HIWRAP Airborne Doppler Radars with Applications to Hurricanes. J. Atmos. Oceanic Technol., 31(6), 1189–1215.

Heymsfield, G. M., L. Tian, L. Li, M. McLinden, and J. I. Cervantes (2013). Airborne Radar Observations of Severe Hailstorms: Implications for Future Spaceborne Radar Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology, 52(8), 1851-1867

McLinden, M., J. Carswell, L. Li, G. M. Heymsfield, A. Emory, J. I. Cervantes, and L. Tian (2013). Utilizing Versatile Transmission Waveforms to Mitigate Pulse-Compression Range Sidelobes with the HIWRAP Radar IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 10(6), 1365-1368

Evans, K. F., J. R. Wang, D. O'C Starr, G. Heymsfield, L. Li, L. Tian, R. P. Lawson, A. J. Heymsfield, and A. Bansemer (2012). Ice hydrometeor profile retrieval algorithm for high-frequency microwave radiometers: Application to the CoSSIR instrument during TC4. Atmos. Meas. Tech., 5, 2277-2306

Minnis, P., G. Hong, J. K. Ayers, W. L. Smith, Jr., C. R. Yost, A. J. Heymsfield, G. M. Heymsfield, D. J. Hlavka, M. D. King, E. Korn, M. J. McGill, H. B. Selkirk, A. M. Thompson, L. Tian, and P. Yang (2012). Simulations of Infrared Radiances over a Deep Convective Cloud System Observed during TC4: Potential for Enhancing Nocturnal Ice Cloud Retrievals Remote Sensing, 4(10), 3022-3054

Grecu, M., L. Tian, W.S. Olson, and S. Tanelli (2011). A Robust Dual-Frequency Radar Profiling Algorithm J. of Appl. Meteo. and Climatology, 50(7), 1543-1557

Heymsfield, G.M., L. Tian, A.J. Heymsfield, L. Li, and S.R. Guimond (2010). Characteristics of deep convection from nadir viewing high-altitude airborne radar J. Atmos. Sci., 67(2), 285–308

Schmidt K. S., P. Pilewskie, B. Mayer, M. Wendisch, B. Kindel, S. Platnick, M.D. King, G. Wind, G. T. Arnold, L. Tian, G. Heymsfield, and H. Kalesse (2010). Apparent absorption of solar spectral irradiance in heterogeneous ice clouds J. Geophys. Res., D00J22, 115.

Tian, L., G.M. Heymsfield, A.J. Heymsfield, L. Li, and R. Srivastava (2010). A study of cirrus ice particle size distribution using TC4 observations J. Atmos. Sci., 67(1), 195–216

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., 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

Tian, L., G.M. Heymsfield, L. Li, and R. Srivastava (2008). Properties of Light Stratiform Rain Derived from 10 and 94 GHz Airborne Doppler Radars Measurements J. Geophys. Res., 112(D11211).

Tian, L., G.M. Heymsfield, L. Li, and R. Srivastava (2007). Properties of light stratiform rain derived from 10- and 94GHz airborne Doppler radars measurements J. Geophys. Res..

Tian, L., G.M. Heymsfield, L. Li, and R. C Srivastava (2007). Retrieval of raindrop size distribution, vertical air velocity and water vapor attenuation using dual-wavelength Doppler radar observations J. Geophys. Res., 112(D11), D11211

Heymsfield, G.M., J. Halverson, E. Ritchie, J. Simpson, J. Molinari, and L. Tian (2006). Structure of the highly sheared Tropical Storm Chantal during CAMEX-4 J. Atmos. Sci., 63(1), 268-287

Li, L., G.M. Heymsfield, L. Tian, and P.E. Racette (2005). Measurements of ocean surface backscattering using an airborne 94-Ghz cloud radar-implication for calibration of the airborne and spaceborne W-band radars J. Atmos. Ocean. Tech., 22, 1033-1045

Li, L., G.M. Heymsfield, P.E. Racette, L. Tian, and E. Zenker (2004). A 94 Ghz cloud radar system on a NASA High-altitude ER-2 aircraft J. Atmos. Ocean. Tech., 21, 1378-1388

McGill, M., D. Hlavka, G.M. Heymsfield, L. Li, M.A. Vaughan, L. Tian, P.E. Racette, D.M. Winker, and W. Hart (2004). Combined lidar-radar remote sensing: Initial results from CRYSTAL-FACE and Implications for Future Spaceflight Missions J. Geophys. Res., 109.

Tian, L., G.M. Heymsfield, and R. Srivastava (2002). Measurement of attenuation with airborne and ground-based radar in convective storms over land and its microphysical implications J. Atmos. Ocea. Tech., 41, 716-733

Heymsfield, G.M., J. Halverson, and L. Tian (2001). Hurricane Bonnie Eyewall Landfall Observed with NASA Aircraft Observations During CAMEX-3 USWRP Science Symposium

Heymsfield, G.M., B. Geerts, and L. Tian (2001). TRMM precipitation radar reflectivity profiles compared to high-resolution airborne and ground-based measurements J. Appl. Meteor., 39(12), 2080-2102

Geerts B., G.M. Heymsfield, L. Tian, and J. Halverson (2000). Hurricane George Landfall in the Dominican Republic: Detailed Airborne Doppler Radar Imagery Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 81(5), 999-1018

Heymsfield, G.M., J.B. Halverson, J. Simpson, L. Tian, and P. Bui (2000). ER-2 Radar (EDOP) Investigations of the Eyewall of Hurricane Bonnie During CAMEX-3 J. Appl. Meteor., 39(12), 2080-2102

Heymsfield, G.M., J. Halverson, L. Tian, and B. Geerts (2000). Hurricane Bonnie Landfalling Observed from ER-2 Doppler Radar on 26 August 1998 During CAMEX-3 24th Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, AMS

Heymsfield, G.M., L. Tian, A. Heymsfield, and E. Brandes (2000). Vertical Structure of Stratiform Rain During TEFLUN-B and TRMM-LBA as Derived From an Airborne Radar Perspective AGU Fall Meeting

Geerts B., G.M. Heymsfield, and L. Tian (1999). Airborne Radar Observations of Hurricane Georges During Landfall Over the Dominican Republic Gen. Ass. Eur. Geoph. Soc.

Geerts B., G.M. Heymsfield, and L. Tian (1999). High Resolution Reflectivity Profiles in Various Convectively Generated Precipitation Systems 29th Conference on Radar Meteorology, AMS

Heymsfield, G.M., B. Geerts, and L. Tian (1999). Radar Observations of Convective Systems from a High-Altitude Aircraft Gen. Ass. Eur. Geophy. Soc..

Heymsfield, G.M., L. Tian, and B. Geerts (1999). Rain Fallspeeds and Rates Derived from Airborne Nadir-Pointing Doppler Radar Measurements 29th Conf. on Radar Meteorology

Tian, L., G.M. Heymsfield, and S.W. Bidwell (1999). Potential Application of Surface Reference Technique Over Land and Large Incidence Angle Preprints 29th Conference on Radar Meterology, AMS

Bidwell S.W., G.M. Heymsfield, E. Zenker, F. Hallahan, and L. Tian (1998). Recent Developments with the NASA ER-2 Doppler Radar IGARSS 98 Conference