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Baum, B. A., W. P. Menzel, R. A. Frey, D. Tobin, R. E. Holz, S. A. Ackerman, A. K. Heidinger, and P. Yang MODIS Cloud-Top Property Refinements for Collection 6 J. Appl. Meteor. Climatol., 51, 1145-1163 (2012). [ABSTRACT] [PDF]

Wang, C., S. Ding, P. Yang, A. E. Dessler, and B. A. Baum A new method to retrieving cirrus cloud height with a combination of MODIS 1.24 and 1.38µm channels. Geophys. Res. Lett., Vol. 39, L24806, doi:10.1029/2012GL053854 (2012). [ABSTRACT] [PDF]

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

Pincus, R., S. Platnick, S. A. Ackerman, R. S. Hemler and R. J. P. Hofmann Reconciling Simulated and Observed Views of Clouds: MODIS, ISCCP, and the Limits of Instrument Simulators J. Climate, Vol. 25, 4699-4720 (2012). [ABSTRACT] [PDF]

Weisz, E., W. P. Menzel, N. Smith, R. Frey, E. E. Borbas, and B. A. Baum An approach for improving cirrus cloud top pressure/height estimation by merging high spatial resolution infrared window data with high spectral resolution sounder data. J. Appl. Meteor. Climatol., 51, 1477-1488 (2012). [ABSTRACT] [PDF]