Profile for David Wolff


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Title: Research Scientist/Meteorologist
Affiliation: NASA WFF
Contact: E-mail
NASA Wallops Flight Facility
Wallops Field Support Office, Bldg N-159, Rm E214
Wallops Island, VA 23337

Office Phone: 757-824-1515
Fax: 757-824-1036

Publications

Bringi, V., G.-J. Huang, S. J. Munchak, C. D. Kummerow, D. A. Marks, and D. B. Wolff (2012). Comparison of Drop Size Distribution Parameter (D0) and Rain Rate from S-Band Dual-Polarized Ground Radar, TRMM-Precipitation Radar (PR) and Combined PR/TMI: Two events from Kwajalein Atoll. J. Atmos. and Oceanic Tech., 29(11), 1603-1616
doi:10.1175/JTECH-D-11-00153.1

Wang, J., and D. B. Wolff (2012). Evaluation of TRMM Rain Estimates Using Ground Measurements over Central Florida J. of Appl. Meteor. and Climatology, 51(5), 926-940
doi:10.1175/JAMC-D-11-080.0

Marks, D., D.B. Wolff, Lawrence Carey, and A. Tokay (2011). Quality Control and Calibration of the Dual-Polarization Radar at Kwajalein, RMI J. Atmos. Oceanic Technol., 28(2), 181-196
10.1175/2010JTECHA1462.1

Fisher, B.L., and D.B. Wolff (2010). Satellite Sampling and Retrieval Errors in Regional Monthly Rain Estimates from TMI, AMSR-E, SSM/I, AMSU-B, and the TRMM PR J. Appl. Meteor. Climatol., 50(5), 994-1023
doi:10.1175/2010JAMC2487.1

Wang, J., and D.B. Wolff (2010). Evaluation of TRMM Ground-Validation Radar-Rain Errors Using Rain Gauge Measurements J. Appl. Meteor. Climat., 49(2), 310–324
doi:10.1175/2009JAMC2264.1

Marks, D., D.B. Wolff, D. Silberstein, A. Tokay, J.L. Pippitt, and J. Wang (2009). Availability for high quality TRMM ground validation data from Kwajalein, RMI: A practical application of the Relative Calibration Adjustment Technique J. Atmos. Ocea. Tech., 26(3), 413-429
doi:10.1175/2008JTECHA1174.1

Wang, J., and D.B. Wolff (2009). Comparisons of reflectivities from the TRMM Precipitation Radar and Ground-Based Radars J. Atmos. Ocea. Tech., 26(5), 857-875
10.1175/2008JTECHA1175.1

Wolff, D.B., and B.L. Fisher (2009). Assessing the Relative Performance of Microwave-Based Satellite Rain-Rate Retrievals Using TRMM Ground Validation Data J. Appl. Meteor. Climat., 48(6), 1069–1099
10.1175/2008JAMC2127.1

Silberstein, D., D.B. Wolff, D. Marks, D. Atlas, and J.L. Pippitt (2008). Ground Clutter as a Monitor of Radar Stability at Kwajalein, RMI J.Atmos.Ocean.Tech, 25(11), 2037-2045
doi:10.1175/2008JTECHA1063.1

Wang, J., B.L. Fisher, and D.B. Wolff (2008). Estimating rain rates from tipping-bucket rain gauge measurements J. Atmos. Ocean. Tech., 25(1), 43-56
doi:10.1175/2007JTECHA895.1

Wolff, D.B., and B.L. Fisher (2008). Comparisons of Instantaneous TRMM Ground Validation and Satellite Rain Rate Estimates at Different Spatial Scales J. Appl. Meteor. Clim., 47(8), 2215-2237
doi:10.1175/2008JAMC1875.1

Huffman, G.J., R.F. Adler, D.T. Bolvin, G. Gu, E. Nelkin, K.P. Bowman, Y. Hong, E.F. Stocker, and D.B. Wolff (2007). The TRMM Multi-satellite Precipitation Analysis: Quasi-Global, Multi-Year, Combined-Sensor Precipitation Estimates at Fine Scale J. Hydrometeor., 8(1), 38-55

Amitai, E., D. Marks, D.B. Wolff, D. Silberstein, B.L. Fisher, and J.L. Pippitt (2006). Evaluation of radar rainfall products: Lessons learned from NASA TRMM validation program in Florida J. Atmos. Ocean. Tech., 23(11), 1492-1505
doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/JTECH1968.1

Wolff, D.B., D. Marks, E. Amitai, D.S. Silberman, A. Tokay, J.L. Pippitt, and J. Wang (2005). Ground validation for the Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM) J. Atmos. Ocean. Tech., 22(4), 365-380

Wolff, D.B., E. Amitai, D. Marks, D. Silberstein, and R.A. Lawrence (2005). Validation for the Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission: Lessons learned and future plans

Tokay, A., D.B. Wolff, K.R. Wolff, and P. Bashor (2003). Rain gauge and disdrometer measurements during the Keys Area Microphysics Project (KAMP) J. Atmos. Oceanic. Tech., 20, 1460-1477

Williams E., N. Madden, D. Rosenfeld, J. Gerlach, L. Atkinson, N. Dunnemann, G. Frostrom, N. Gears, M. Antonio, B. Biazon, R. Camargo, H. Franoa, A. Gomes, M. Lima, R. Machado, S. Manhaes, L. Nachtigall, H. Piva, W. Quintiliano, L. Machado, P. Artaxo, G. Roberts, N. Renno, R. Blakeslee, J. Bailey, D. Boccippio, A. Betts, D.B. Wolff, B. Roy, J. Halverson, T. Rickenbach, J. Fuentes, and E. Avelino (2002). Contrasting convective regimes over the Amazon: Implications for cloud electrification J. Geophys. Res., 107(D20).
10.1029/2001JD000380

Amitai, E., D.B. Wolff, M. Robinson, D. Silberstein, D. Marks, M.S. Kulie, and B.L. Fisher (2001). Methodologies for evaluating the accuracy of TRMM ground validation rainfall products 30th Int. Conf. on Radar Meteorology

Amitai, E., D.B. Wolff, M. Robinson, D. Silberstein, D. Marks, M.S. Kulie, and B.L. Fisher (2000). Rainfall Product Evaluation for the TRMM Ground Validation Program AGU 2000 Fall Meeting

Amitai, E., D.B. Wolff, M. Robinson, D. Marks, M.S. Kulie, and B.S. Ferrier (2000). Systematic variations of Ze-R relations: Implications to hydrology Rem. Sens. Hydro., IAHS Press.

Amitai, E., D.B. Wolff, M. Robinson, D. Marks, M.S. Kulie, and B.S. Ferrier (2000). Systematic Variations of Ze-R Relations: Implications to Hydrology Remote Sensing and Hydrology 2000, IAHS Press

Atlas D., S.Y. Matrosov, A.J. Heymsfield, M.-D. Chou, and D.B. Wolff (2000). CORRIGENDUM J. App. Meteor., 39(No. 12), pp. 2495-2495

Fisher, B.L., D.B. Wolff, and E. Amitai (2000). Analytical Software for Validating Time Synchronous Radar and Rain Gauge Data Conf. On Remote Sensing and Hydrology 2000

Kulie M., D. Marks, M. Robinson, D. Silberstein, D.B. Wolff, B. Ferrier, E. Amitai, B.L. Fisher, J. Wang, D. Augustine, and O. Thiele (2000). Climatological Processing of Radar Data for the TRMM Ground Validation Program AGU Conference

Marks, D., M.S. Kulie, M. Robinson, D. Silberstein, D.B. Wolff, B.S. Ferrier, E. Amitai, B.L. Fisher, J. Wang, and O.W. Thiele (2000). Climatological Processing and Product Development for the TRMM Ground Validation Program. Part B: Hydrology, Oceans and Atmosphere Physics and Chemistry of the Earth, (PCE), 25, 871-876

Robinson M., M. Steiner, D.B. Wolff, B. Ferrier, and C. Kessinger (2000). Evaluation of Various Radar Data Quality Control Algorithms Based on Accumulated Radar Rainfall Statistics AGU Conference

Robinson M., M.S. Kulie, D. Marks, D.B. Wolff, B.S. Ferrier, E. Amitai, D. Silberstein, B.L. Fisher, and J. Wang (2000). Evolving Improvements to TRMM Ground Validation Rainfall Estimates European Conference on Radar Meteorology (ERAD)

Robinson M., M. S . Kulie, D. Silberstein, D. Marks, D.B. Wolff, E. Amitai, B.S. Ferrier, B.L. Fisher, and J. Wang (2000). Evolving Improvements to TRMM Ground Validation Rainfall Estimates. Part B: Hydrology, Oceans and Atmosphere Physics and Chemistry of the Earth (PCE), 25, 971-976

Wolff, D.B., R. Cifelli, E. Anagnostou, and E. Amitai (2000). A Statistical Comparison of R/V Ronald H. Brown and Kwajalein Radar Reflectivities During Kwajex AGU Fall Meeting

Wolff, D.B., D.A. Short, B.L. Fisher, and O.W. Thiele (1999). Comparison of ground-based and TRMM precipitation radar reflectivity fields over Texas and Florida 23rd Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology

Wolff, D.B., R.E. Orville, and E.L. Zipser (1999). Inter-comparison of ground-based radar reflectivity, NLDN lightning data, and TRMM/TMI brightness temperatures and precipitation radar data 11th International Conference on Atmospheric Electricity

Atlas D., S. Y. Matrosov, A. J. Haymsfield, M. -D. Chou, and D.B. Wolff (1995). Radar and radiation properties of ice clouds J. Appl. Meteor., 34, 2329-2345