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Volume 104 (2023): Issue 9 (Sep 2023)

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The NCAR GPS Dropwindsonde and its impact on hurricane operations and research

Sim D. Aberson
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Jun A. Zhang
,
Jonathan Zawislak
,
Kathryn Sellwood
,
Robert Rogers
, and
Joseph J. Cione
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Synthetic Observations of the Planetary Boundary Layer from Space: A Retrieval Observing System Simulation Experiment Framework

Marcin J. Kurowski
,
Joao Teixeira
,
Chi Ao
,
Shannon Brown
,
Anthony B. Davis
,
Linda Forster
,
Kuo-Nung Wang
,
Matthew Lebsock
,
Mary Morris
,
Vivienne Payne
,
Mark T. Richardson
,
Richard Roy
,
David R. Thompson
, and
Robert C. Wilson
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Grand Challenges in Earth Science: The Weather-Climate Society Nexus over Northeast Asia

Kyung-Ja Ha
,
Jonghun Kam
,
Masahiro Watanabe
,
Tianjun Zhou
, and
Wenjie Dong
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Seeding of supercooled low stratus clouds with a UAV to study microphysical ice processes - An introduction to the CLOUDLAB project

Jan Henneberger
,
Fabiola Ramelli
,
Robert Spirig
,
Nadja Omanovic
,
Anna J. Miller
,
Christopher Fuchs
,
Huiying Zhang
,
Johannes Bühl
,
Maxime Hervo
,
Zamin A. Kanji
,
Kevin Ohneiser
,
Martin Radenz
,
Michael Rösch
,
Patric Seifert
, and
Ulrike Lohmann
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GeneralIzed Aerosol/chemistry iNTerface (GIANT): a community effort to advance collaborative science across weather and climate models

Alma Hodzic
,
Natalie Mahowald
,
Matthew Dawson
,
Jeffrey Johnson
,
Ligia Bernardet
,
Peter A. Bosler
,
Jerome D. Fast
,
Laura Fierce
,
Xiaohong Liu
,
Po-Lun Ma
,
Benjamin Murphy
,
Nicole Riemer
, and
Michael Schulz
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Investigating a Derecho in a Future Warmer Climate

Sonia Lasher-Trapp
,
Sophie A. Orendorf
, and
Robert J. Trapp
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A new era for the Geoengineering Model Intercomparison Project (GeoMIP)

Daniele Visioni
,
Alan Robock
,
Jim Haywood
,
Matthew Henry
, and
Alice Wells
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Advances in Precipitation Retrieval and Applications from Low Earth Orbiting Satellite Information

Vesta Afzali Gorooh
,
Kuolin Hsu
,
Ralph Ferraro
,
Joe Turk
,
Huan Meng
,
Phu Nguyen
,
Claudia Jimenez Arellano
,
Satya Kalluri
, and
Soroosh Sorooshian
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FESSTVaL: the Field Experiment on Submesoscale Spatio-Temporal Variability in Lindenberg

Cathy Hohenegger
,
Felix Ament
,
Frank Beyrich
,
Ulrich Löhnert
,
Henning Rust
,
Jens Bange
,
Tobias Böck
,
Christopher Böttcher
,
Jakob Boventer
,
Finn Burgemeister
,
Marco Clemens
,
Carola Detring
,
Igor Detring
,
Noviana Dewani
,
Ivan Bastak Duran
,
Stephanie Fiedler
,
Martin Göber
,
Chiel van Heerwaarden
,
Bert Heusinkveld
,
Bastian Kirsch
,
Daniel Klocke
,
Christine Knist
,
Ingo Lange
,
Felix Lauermann
,
Volker Lehmann
,
Jonas Lehmke
,
Ronny Leinweber
,
Kristina Lundgren
,
Matthieu Masbou
,
Matthias Mauder
,
Wouter Mol
,
Hannes Nevermann
,
Tatiana Nomokonova
,
Eileen Päschke
,
Andreas Platis
,
Jens Reichardt
,
Luc Rochette
,
Mirjana Sakradzija
,
Linda Schlemmer
,
Jürg Schmidli
,
Nima Shokri
,
Vincent Sobottke
,
Johannes Speidel
,
Julian Steinheuer
,
David D. Turner
,
Hannes Vogelmann
,
Christian Wedemeyer
,
Eduardo Weide-Luiz
,
Sarah Wiesner
,
Norman Wildmann
,
Kevin Wolz
, and
Tamino Wetz
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Weathergami

Jonathan D. W. Kahl
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OBSERVING MINERAL DUST IN NORTHERN AFRICA, THE MIDDLE EAST AND EUROPE: CURRENT CAPABILITIES AND CHALLENGES AHEAD FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF DUST SERVICES

Lucia Mona
,
Vassilis Amiridis
,
Emilio Cuevas
,
Antonis Gkikas
,
Serena Trippetta
,
Sophie Vandenbussche
,
Angela Benedetti
,
Pavla Dagsson-Waldhauserova
,
Paola Formenti
,
Alexander Haefele
,
Stelios Kazadzis
,
Peter Knippertz
,
Benoit Laurent
,
Fabio Madonna
,
Slobodan Nickovic
,
Nikolaos Papagiannopoulos
,
Gelsomina Pappalardo
,
Carlos Pérez García-Pando
,
Thomas Popp
,
Sergio Rodríguez
,
Andrea Sealy
,
Nobuo Sugimoto
,
Enric Terradellas
,
Ana Vukovic Vimic
,
Bernadette Weinzierl
, and
Sara Basart
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Advancing our Understanding of Cloud Processes and Their Role in the Earth System through Cloud Object Tracking

Sean W. Freeman
,
Kelcy Brunner
,
William K. Jones
,
Julia Kukulies
,
Fabian Senf
,
Philip Stier
, and
Susan C. van den Heever
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Supporting Advancement in Weather and Water Prediction in the Upper Colorado River Basin: The SPLASH Campaign

Gijs de Boer
,
Allen White
,
Rob Cifelli
,
Janet Intrieri
,
Mimi Hughes
,
Kelly Mahoney
,
Tilden Meyers
,
Kathy Lantz
,
Jonathan Hamilton
,
William Currier
,
Joseph Sedlar
,
Christopher Cox
,
Erik Hulm
,
Laura D. Riihimaki
,
Bianca Adler
,
Laura Bianco
,
Annareli Morales
,
James Wilczak
,
Jack Elston
,
Maciej Stachura
,
Darren Jackson
,
Sara Morris
,
V Chandrasekar
,
Sounak Biswas
,
Benjamin Schmatz
,
Francesc Junyent
,
Jennifer Reithel
,
Elizabeth Smith
,
Katya Schloesser
,
John Kochendorfer
,
Mike Meyers
,
Michael Gallagher
,
Jake Longenecker
,
Carrie Olheiser
,
Janice Bytheway
,
Benjamin Moore
,
Radiance Calmer
,
Matthew D. Shupe
,
Brian Butterworth
,
Stella Heflin
,
Rachel Palladino
,
Daniel Feldman
,
Kenneth Williams
,
James Pinto
,
Jackson Osborn
,
Dave Costa
,
Emiel Hall
,
Christian Herrera
,
Gary Hodges
,
Logan Soldo
,
Scott Stierle
, and
Robert S. Webb
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The Surface Atmosphere Integrated Field Laboratory (SAIL) Campaign

D.R. Feldman
,
A.C. Aiken
,
W. R. Boos
,
R.W.H. Carroll
,
V. Chandrasekar
,
S. Collis
,
J. M. Creamean
,
G. de Boer
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J. Deems
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P. J. DeMott
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J. Fan
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A. N. Flores
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D. Gochis
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M. Grover
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T. C. J. Hill
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A. Hodshire
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E. Hulm
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C. C. Hume
,
R. Jackson
,
F. Junyent
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A. Kennedy
,
M. Kumjian
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E. J. T. Levin
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J. D. Lundquist
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J. O’Brien
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M. S. Raleigh
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J. Reithel
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A. Rhoades
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K. Rittger
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W. Rudisill
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Z. Sherman
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E. Siirila-Woodburn
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S. M. Skiles
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J. N. Smith
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R. C. Sullivan
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A. Theisen
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M. Tuftedal
,
A. C. Varble
,
A. Wiedlea
,
S. Wielandt
,
K. Williams
, and
Z. Xu
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Hurricane Observations by Uncrewed Systems

Chidong Zhang
,
Gregory R. Foltz
,
Andy M. Chiodi
,
Calvin W. Mordy
,
Catherine R. Edwards
,
Christian Meinig
,
Dongxiao Zhang
,
Edoardo Mazza
,
Edward D. Cokelet
,
Eugene F. Burger
,
Francis Bringas
,
Gustavo J. Goni
,
Hristina G. Hristova
,
Hyun-Sook Kim
,
Joaquin A. Trinanes
,
Jun A. Zhang
,
Kathleen E. Bailey
,
Kevin M. O’Brien
,
Maria Morales-Caez
,
Noah Lawrence-Slavas
,
Richard Jenkins
,
Shuyi S. Chen
, and
Xingchao Chen
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The Community Radiative Transfer Model (CRTM): Community-Focused Collaborative Model Development Accelerating Research to Operations

Benjamin T. Johnson
,
Cheng Dang
,
Patrick Stegmann
,
Quanhua Liu
,
Isaac Moradi
, and
Thomas Auligne
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SatERR: A Community Error Inventory for Satellite Microwave Observation Error Representation and Uncertainty Quantification

John Xun Yang
,
Yalei You
,
William Blackwell
,
Cheng Da
,
Eugenia Kalnay
,
Christopher Grassotti
,
Quanhua (Mark) Liu
,
Ralph Ferraro
,
Huan Meng
,
Cheng-Zhi Zou
,
Shu-Peng Ho
,
Jifu Yin
,
Veljko Petkovic
,
Timothy Hewison
,
Derek Posselt
,
Antonia Gambacorta
,
David Draper
,
Sidharth Misra
,
Rachael Kroodsma
, and
Min Chen
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Advanced Quantitative Precipitation Information: Improving Monitoring and Forecasts of Precipitation, Streamflow, and Coastal Flooding in the San Francisco Bay Area

Rob Cifelli
,
V. Chandrasekar
,
L. Herdman
,
D. D. Turner
,
A. B. White
,
T. I. Alcott
,
M. Anderson
,
P. Barnard
,
S. K. Biswas
,
M. Boucher
,
J. Bytheway
,
H. Chen
,
H. Cutler
,
J. M. English
,
L. Erikson
,
F. Junyent
,
D. J. Gottas
,
J. Jasperse
,
L. E. Johnson
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J. Krebs
,
J. van de Lindt
,
J. Kim
,
M. Leon
,
Y. Ma
,
M. Marquis
,
W. Moninger
,
G. Pratt
,
C. Radhakrishnan
,
M. Shields
,
J. Spaulding
,
B. Tehranirad
, and
R. Webb
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Tropical Cyclone Precipitation, Infrared, Microwave, and Environmental Dataset (TC PRIMED)

Muhammad Naufal Razin
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Christopher J. Slocum
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John A. Knaff
,
Paula J. Brown
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Michael M. Bell

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The NCEP/NCAR 40-Year Reanalysis Project

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A Practical Guide to Wavelet Analysis

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A Pacific Interdecadal Climate Oscillation with Impacts on Salmon Production*

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NCEP–DOE AMIP-II Reanalysis (R-2)

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The NCEP Climate Forecast System Reanalysis

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The Global Land Data Assimilation System

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The NCEP–NCAR 50-Year Reanalysis: Monthly Means CD-ROM and Documentation

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