The Radar Meteorology Group Colorado State University
The Radar Meteorology Group, Colorado State University

Radar Meteorology Group Publications (as of 2016/9/2)

Journal Publications (Refereed)

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2017

Stolz, Douglas C., Steven A. Rutledge, Jeffrey R. Pierce, and Susan C. van den Heever, 2017: A global lightning parameterization based on statistical relationships among environmental factors, aerosols, and convective clouds in the TRMM climatology, Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, In Press. [DOCX]

Xu, Weixin, Steven A. Rutledge, Wenjuan Zhang, 2017: Relationships between Total Lightning, Deep Convection, and Tropical Cyclone Intensity Change, J. Geophys. Res., In Press. [PDF]

2016

Jensen, M., W. Petersen, A. Bansemer, N. Bharadwaj, L. Carey, D. Cecil, S. Collis, A. Del Genio, B. Dolan, J. Gerlach, S. Giangrande, A. Heymsfield, G. Heymsfield, P. Kollias, T. Lang, S. Nesbitt, A. Neumann, M. Poellot, S. Rutledge, M. Schwaller, A. Tokay, C. Williams, D. Wolff, S. Xie, and E. Zipser, 2016: The Midlatitude Continental Convective Clouds Experiment (MC3E). Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., doi:10.1175/BAMS-D-14-00228.1, In Press. [PDF]

Lang, T. J., W. A. Lyons, S. A. Cummer, B. R. Fuchs, B. Dolan, S. A. Rutledge, P. Krehbiel, W. Rison, M. Stanley, and T. Ashcraft, 2016: Observations of two sprite-producing storms in Colorado, J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 121, doi:10.1002/2016JD025299. [PDF]

Fuchs, B. R., Bruning, E. C., Rutledge, S. A., Carey, L. D., Krehbiel, P. R., and Rison, W., 2016: Climatological analyses of LMA data with an open‐source lightning flash‐clustering algorithm. Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 121(14), 8625-8648, doi:10.1002/2015JD024663. [PDF]

Xu, Weixin and Steven A. Rutledge, 2016: Time Scales of Shallow-to-Deep Convective Transition Associated with the Onset of Madden-Julian Oscillations. Geophysical Research Letters, 43, 2880–2888, doi:10.1002/2016GL068269. [PDF]

Stith, Jeffrey L., Brett Basarab, Steven A. Rutledge, and Andrew Weinheimer, 2016: Anvil microphysical signatures associated with lightning-produced NOx. Atmos. Chem. Phys., 16, 2243–2254, doi:10.5194/acp-16-2243-2016. [PDF]

Ralph, F. M., K. A. Prather, D. Cayan, J.R. Spackman, P. DeMott, M. Dettinger, C. Fairall, R. Leung, D. Rosenfeld, S. Rutledge, D. Waliser, A. B. White, J. Cordeira, A. Martin, J. Helly, J. Intrieri, 2016: CalWater Field Studies Designed to Quantify the Roles of Atmospheric Rivers and Aerosols in Modulating U.S. West Coast Precipitation in a Changing Climate. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 97, 1209-1228. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/BAMS-D-14-00043.1 [PDF]

2015

Xu, Weixin, Steven A. Rutledge, Courtney Schumacher, and Masaki Katsumata, 2015: Evolution, Properties, and Spatial Variability of MJO Convection near and off the Equator during DYNAMO. J. Atmos. Sci., 72, 4126–4147. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/JAS-D-15-0032.1 [PDF]

Thompson, Elizabeth J., Steven A. Rutledge, Brenda Dolan, and Merhala Thurai, 2015: Drop Size Distributions and Radar Observations of Convective and Stratiform Rain over the Equatorial Indian and West Pacific Oceans. J. Atmos. Sci., 72, 4091–4125. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/JAS-D-14-0206.1 [PDF]

Seo, Bong-Chul, Brenda Dolan, Witold F. Krajewski, Steven A. Rutledge, and Walter Petersen, 2015: Comparison of Single- and Dual-Polarization–Based Rainfall Estimates Using NEXRAD Data for the NASA Iowa Flood Studies Project. J. Hydrometeor, 16, 1658–1675. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/JHM-D-14-0169.1 [PDF]

Basarab, B. M., S. A. Rutledge, and B. R. Fuchs, 2015: An improved lightning flash rate parameteri- zation developed from Colorado DC3 thunderstorm data for use in cloud-resolving chemical transport models. J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 120, doi:10.1002/2015JD023470. [PDF]

Gochis, David, Russ Schumacher, Katja Friedrich, Nolan Doesken, Matt Kelsch, Juanzhen Sun, Kyoko Ikeda, Daniel Lindsey, Andy Wood, Brenda Dolan, Sergey Matrosov, Andrew Newman, Kelly Mahoney, Steven Rutledge, Richard Johnson, Paul Kucera, Pat Kennedy, Daniel Sempere-Torres, Matthias Steiner, Rita Roberts, Jim Wilson, Wei Yu, V. Chandrasekar, Roy Rasmussen, Amanda Anderson, and Barbara Brown, 2015: The Great Colorado Flood of September 2013. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 96, 1461–1487. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/BAMS-D-13-00241.1 [PDF]

Barth, Mary C., Christopher A. Cantrell, William H. Brune, Steven A. Rutledge, James H. Crawford, Heidi Huntrieser, Lawrence D. Carey, Donald MacGorman, Morris Weisman, Kenneth E. Pickering, Eric Bruning, Bruce Anderson, Eric Apel, Michael Biggerstaff, Teresa Campos, Pedro Campuzano-Jost, Ronald Cohen, John Crounse, Douglas A. Day, Glenn Diskin, Frank Flocke, Alan Fried, Charity Garland, Brian Heikes, Shawn Honomichl, Rebecca Hornbrook, L. Gregory Huey, Jose L. Jimenez, Timothy Lang, Michael Lichtenstern, Tomas Mikoviny, Benjamin Nault, Daniel O’Sullivan, Laura L. Pan, Jeff Peischl, Ilana Pollack, Dirk Richter, Daniel Riemer, Thomas Ryerson, Hans Schlager, Jason St. Clair, James Walega, Petter Weibring, Andrew Weinheimer, Paul Wennberg, Armin Wisthaler, Paul J. Wooldridge, and Conrad Ziegler, 2015: The Deep Convective Clouds and Chemistry (DC3) Field Campaign. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 96, 1281–1309. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/BAMS-D-13-00290.1 [PDF]

Junyent, Francesc, V. Chandrasekar, V. N. Bringi, S. A. Rutledge, P. C. Kennedy, D. Brunkow, J. George, and R. Bowie, 2015: Transformation of the CSU–CHILL Radar Facility to a Dual-Frequency, Dual-Polarization Doppler System. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 96, 975–996. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/BAMS-D-13-00150.1 [PDF]

Stolz, D. C., S. A. Rutledge, and J. R. Pierce, 2015: Simultaneous influences of thermodynamics and aerosols on deep convection and lightning in the tropics. J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 120, doi:10.1002/2014JD023033. [PDF]

Fuchs, B. R., S. A. Rutledge, E. C. Bruning, J. R. Pierce, J. K. Kodros, T. J. Lang, D. R. MacGorman, P. R. Krehbiel, and W. Rison (2015), Environmental controls on storm intensity and charge structure in multiple regions of the continental United States, J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 120, doi: 10.1002/2015JD023271. [PDF]

Xu, Weixin and Steven A. Rutledge, 2015: Morphology, Intensity, and Rainfall Production of MJO Convection: Observations from DYNAMO Shipborne Radar and TRMM. J. Atmos. Sci., 72, 623–640. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/JAS-D-14-0130.1 [PDF]

2014

Beavis, Nick K., Timothy J. Lang, Steven A. Rutledge, Walter A. Lyons, Steven A. Cummer, 2014: Regional, Seasonal and Diurnal Variations of Cloud-to-Ground Lightning with Large Impulse Charge Moment Changes. Mon. Wea. Rev., 142, 3666-3682. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/MWR-D-14-00034.1 [PDF]

Xu, Weixin, Steven A. Rutledge, 2014: Convective Characteristics of the Madden–Julian Oscillation over the Central Indian Ocean Observed by Shipborne Radar during DYNAMO. J. Atmos. Sci., 71, 2859–2877. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/JAS-D-13-0372.1 [PDF]

Thompson, Elizabeth J., Steven A. Rutledge, Brenda Dolan, V. Chandrasekar, and Boon Leng Cheong, 2014: A Dual-Polarization Radar Hydrometeor Classification Algorithm for Winter Precipitation. J. Atmos. Oceanic Technol., 31, 1457–1481. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/JTECH-D-13-00119.1 [PDF]

Kennedy, Patrick C., Steven A. Rutledge, Brenda Dolan, and Eric Thaler, 2014: Observations of the 14 July 2011 Fort Collins Hailstorm: Implications for WSR-88D-Based Hail Detection and Warnings. Wea. Forecasting, 29, 623–638. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/WAF-D-13-00075.1 [PDF]

Hubbert, J. C., S. M. Ellis, W.-Y. Chang, S. Rutledge, M. Dixon, 2014: Modeling and Interpretation of S-Band Ice Crystal Depolarization Signatures from Data Obtained by Simultaneously Transmitting Horizontally and Vertically Polarized Fields. J. Appl. Meteor. Climatol., 53, 1659–1677. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/JAMC-D-13-0158.1 [PDF]

Kumjian, Matthew R., Steven A. Rutledge, Roy M. Rasmussen, Patrick C. Kennedy, Mike Dixon, 2014: High-Resolution Polarimetric Radar Observations of Snow-Generating Cells. J. Appl. Meteor. Climatol., 53, 1636–1658. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/JAMC-D-13-0312.1 [PDF]

Moum, James N., Simon P. de Szoeke, William D. Smyth, James B. Edson, H. Langley DeWitt, Aurélie J. Moulin, Elizabeth J. Thompson, Christopher J. Zappa, Steven A. Rutledge, Richard H. Johnson, Christopher W. Fairall, 2014: Air-Sea Interactions from Westerly Wind Bursts during the November 2011 MJO in the Indian Ocean. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 95, 1185-1199. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/BAMS-D-12-00225.1 [PDF]

Lang, Timothy J., Steven A. Rutledge, Brenda Dolan, Paul Krehbiel, William Rison, Daniel T. Lindsey, 2014: Lightning in Wildfire Smoke Plumes Observed in Colorado during Summer 2012. Mon. Wea. Rev., 142, 489–507. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/MWR-D-13-00184.1 [PDF]

2013

Dolan, Brenda, Steven A. Rutledge, S. Lim, V. Chandrasekar, M. Thurai, 2013: A Robust C-Band Hydrometeor Identification Algorithm and Application to a Long-Term Polarimetric Radar Dataset. J. Appl. Meteor. Climatol., 52, 2162–2186. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/JAMC-D-12-0275.1 [PDF]

Lang, T. J., S. A. Cummer, S. A. Rutledge, and W. A. Lyons, 2013: The meteorology of negative cloud-to-ground lightning strokes with large charge moment changes: Implications for negative sprites, J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 118, doi:10.1002/jgrd.50595. [PDF]

Meyer, T. C., T. J. Lang, S. A. Rutledge, W. A. Lyons, S. A. Cummer, G. Lu, and D. T. Lindsey (2013), Radar and lightning analyses of gigantic jet-producing storms. J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 118, doi:10.1002/jgrd.50302 [PDF]

Guy, Nick, Xiping Zeng, Steven A. Rutledge, Wei-Kuo Tao, 2013: Comparing the Convective Structure and Microphysics in Two Sahelian Mesoscale Convective Systems: Radar Observations and CRM Simulations. Mon. Wea. Rev., 141, 582–601. doi: 10.1175/MWR-D-12-00053.1 [PDF]

Stith, J. L., Avallone, L., Bansemer, A., Basarab, B., Dorsi, S. W., Fuchs, B., Lawson, R. P., Rogers, D. C., Rutledge, S., and Toohey, D. W.: Ice particles in the upper anvil regions of mid-latitude continental thunderstorms: the case for frozen-drop aggregates, Atmos. Chem. Phys. Discuss., 13, 27019-27052, doi:10.5194/acpd-13-27019-2013, 2013. [PDF]

2012

Rowe, Angela K., Steven A. Rutledge, Timothy J. Lang, 2012: Investigation of Microphysical Processes Occurring in Organized Convection during NAME. Mon. Wea. Rev., 140, 2168–2187. doi: 10.1175/MWR-D-11-00124.1 [PDF]

Guy Nick, Rutledge S. A., 2012: Regional comparison of West African convective characteristics: a TRMM-based climatology. Q. J. R. Meteorol. Soc., 138: 1179 – 1195. DOI:10.1002/qj.1865 [PDF]

2011

Guy N., Rutledge S. A., Cifelli R., 2011. Radar characteristics of continental, coastal, and maritime convection observed during AMMA/NAMMA. Q. J. R. Meteorol. Soc. 137: 1241–1256. DOI:10.1002/qj.839 [PDF]

Lang, T. J., J. Li, W. A. Lyons, S. A. Cummer, S. A. Rutledge, and D. R. MacGorman, 2011: Transient luminous events above two mesoscale convective systems: Charge moment change analysis, J. Geophys. Res., 116, A10306, doi:10.1029/2011JA016758 [PDF]

Bringi, V. N., R. Hoferer, D. A. Brunkow, R. Schwerdtfeger, V. Chandrasekar, S. A. Rutledge, J. George, P. C. Kennedy, 2011: Design and Performance Characteristics of the New 8.5-m Dual-Offset Gregorian Antenna for the CSU–CHILL Radar. J. Atmos. Oceanic Technol., 28, 907–920. doi: 10.1175/2011JTECHA1493.1 [PDF]

Cifelli, R., V. Chandrasekar, S. Lim, P.C. Kennedy, Y. Wang, and S.A. Rutledge, 2011: A new dual-polarization radar rainfall algorithm: Application in Colorado precipitation events. J. Atmos. Oceanic. Technol., 28, 352-364. doi: 10.1175/2010JTECHA1488.1 [PDF]

Lang, Timothy J., and Steven A. Rutledge, 2011: A Framework for the Statistical Analysis of Large Radar and Lightning Datasets: Results from STEPS 2000. Mon. Wea. Rev., 139, 2536-2551, doi: 10.1175/MWR-D-10-05000.1 [PDF]

Kennedy, Patrick C., and Steven A. Rutledge, 2011: S-Band Dual Polarization Radar Observations of Winter Storms. Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology, 50, 844-858, 10.1175/2010JAMC2558.1 [PDF]

Rowe, A. K., S. A. Rutledge, and T. J. Lang, 2011: Investigation of microphysical processes occurring in isolated convection during NAME. Mon. Wea. Rev., 139, 424-443, 10.1175/2010MWR3494.1. [PDF]

2010

Lang, T. J., S. A. Rutledge, and R. Cifelli, 2010: Polarimetric Radar Observations of Convection in Northwestern Mexico during the North American Monsoon Experiment. J. Hydrometeorology, 11, 1345-1357, 10.1175/2010JHM1247.1. [PDF]

Shi, J. J., W-K. Tao, T. Matsui, R. Cifelli, A. Hou, S. Lang, A. Tokay, N-Y. Wang, C. Peters-Lidard, G. Skofronick-Jackson, S. Rutledge, and W. Petersen, 2010: WRF Simulations of the 20–22 January 2007 Snow Events over Eastern Canada: Comparison with In Situ and Satellite Observations. J. Appl. Meteor. Climatol., 49, 2246–2266. doi: 10.1175/2010JAMC2282.1 [PDF]

Willingham, Katherine M., Elizabeth J. Thompson, Kenneth W. Howard, Charles L. Dempsey, 2010: Characteristics of Sonoran Desert Microbursts. Weather and Forecasting, early online release, doi: 10.1175/2010WAF2222388.1. [PDF]

Russell, B., E. R. Williams, M. Gosset, F. Cazenave, L. Descroix, N. Guy, T. Lebel, A. Ali, F. Metayer, and G. Quantin, 2010: Radar/rain-gauge comparisons on squall lines in Niamey, Niger for the AMMA. Q. J. R.. Meteor. Soc., 136(s1), 289-303, doi:10.1002/qj.548. [PDF]

Lerach, D. G., S. A. Rutledge, C. R. Williams, and R. Cifelli, 2010: Vertical Structure of Convective Systems during NAME 2004. Mon. Wea. Rev., 138, 1695-1714, 10.1175/2009MWR3053.1. [PDF]

Dolan, B., and S. A. Rutledge, 2010: Using CASA IP1 to diagnose kinematic and microphysical interactions in a convective storm. Mon. Wea. Rev., 138, 1613-1634, 10.1175/2009MWR3016.1. [PDF]

Lang, T. J., W. A. Lyons, S. A. Rutledge, J. D. Meyer, D. R. MacGorman, and S. A. Cummer (2010), Transient luminous events above two mesoscale convective systems: Storm structure and evolution, J. Geophys. Res., 115, A00E22, doi:10.1029/2009JA014500. [PDF]

Cifelli R, Lang T, Rutledge SA, Guy N, Zipser EJ, Zawislak J, and Holzworth R (2010) Characteristics of an African Easterly Wave Observed During NAMMA. Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, 67, 3-25, DOI: 10.1175/2009JAS3141.1. [PDF]

2009

McLaughlin, D., et. al., 2009: Short-wavelength technology and the potential for distributed networks of small radar systems. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 90, 1797–1817, 10.1175/2009BAMS2507.1. [PDF]

Dolan, B., and S. A. Rutledge, 2009: A theory-based hydrometeor identification algorithm for X-band polarimetric radars. J. Oceanic Atmos. Technol., 46, 2071-2088, 10.1175/2009JTECHA1208.1. [PDF]

Lang, T. J., S. W. Nesbitt, and L. D. Carey, 2009: On the correction of partial beam blockage in polarimetric radar data. Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology, 26, 943-957. [PDF]

Lyons, W. A., M. A. Stanley, J. D. Meyer, T. E. Nelson, S. A. Rutledge, T. J. Lang, and S. A. Cummer, 2009: The meteorological and electrical structure of TLE-producing convective storms. In Lightning: Principles, Instruments and Applications, H.D. Betz et al. (eds.), pages 389-417, Springer Science+Business Media B.V., DOI: 10.1007/978-1-4020-9079-0_17. [PDF]

Nieto-Ferreira, R., T. Rickenbach, N. Guy, and E. Williams, 2009: Radar observations of convective system variability and the interaction with African easterly waves during the 2006 AMMA IOP. Mon. Wea. Rev., 137, 4136-4150. doi: 10.1175/2009MWR2740.1 [PDF]

Rickenbach, T., R. Nieto Ferreira, N. Guy, and E. Williams, 2009: Radar-observed squall line propagation and the diurnal cycle of convection in Niamey, Niger, during the 2006 African Monsoon and Multidisciplinary Analyses Intensive Observing Period, J. Geophys. Res., 114, D03107, doi:10.1029/2008JD010871. [PDF]

2008

Nesbitt, S. W., D. Gochis, and T. J. Lang, 2008: The diurnal cycle of clouds and precipitation along the Sierra Madre Occidental during NAME-2004: Implications for warm season precipitation estimation in complex terrain. Journal of Hydrometeorology, 9, 728-743. [PDF]

Chandrasekar V., Arthur Hou, Eric Smith, V. N. Bringi, S. A. Rutledge, E. Gorgucci, W. A. Petersen, and Gail Skofronick Jackson (2008), Potential Role Of Dual- Polarization Radar In The Validation Of Satellite Precipitation Measurements: Rationale and Opportunities, Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, Volume 89, Issue 8 (August 2008) pp. 1127–1145. [PDF]

Cifelli, R., S.W. Nesbitt, S.A. Rutledge, W.A. Petersen, and S. Yuter (2008), Diurnal characteristics of precipitation features over the east Pacific: A comparison of the EPIC and TEPPS regions, J. Climate., 21, 4068-4086. [PDF]

Lang T. J., S. A. Rutledge (2008), Kinematic, microphysical, and electrical aspects of an asymmetric bow-echo mesoscale convective system observed during STEPS 2000, J. Geophys. Res., 113, D08213, doi:10.1029/2006JD007709 [PDF]

Rowe, A. K., S. A. Rutledge, T. J. Lang, P. E. Ciesielski, and S. M. Saleeby (2008), Elevation-dependent trends in precipitation observed during NAME. Mon. Wea. Rev., Volume 136, Issue 12 (December 2008) pp. 4962–4979, DOI: 10.1175/2008MWR2397.1 [PDF]

Rowe, A. K., S. A. Rutledge, T. J. Lang (2008), Radar-based studies of convection in NAME. CLIVAR Exchanges, 13, 12-14.[PDF]

2007

Cifelli, R., S.W. Nesbitt, S.A. Rutledge, W.A. Petersen, and S. Yuter (2007), Radar Characteristics of Precipitation Features in the EPIC and TEPPS Regions of the East Pacific, Monthly Weather Review, 135, 1576-1595. [PDF]

Lang, T.J., A. Ahijevych, S.W. Nesbitt, R.E. Carbone, S.A. Rutledge, and R. Cifelli (2007), Radar-Observed Characteristics of Precipitating systems during NAME 2004, Journal of Climate, 20(9), 1713-1733. [PDF]

Lang, S., W.-K. Tao, R. Cifelli, W. Olson, J. Halverson, S. Rutledge, and J. Simpson (2007), Improving Simulations of Convective Systems From TRMM LBA: Easterly and Westerly Regimes, Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, 64(4), 1141-1164. [PDF]

Dolan, B.A., and S.A. Rutledge (2007), An Integrated Display and Analysis Methodology for Multi-Variable Radar Data, Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology, Volume 46, Issue 8 (August 2007) pp. 1196–1213. [PDF]

Tessendorf, S.A., S.A. Rutledge and K.C. Wiens (2007), Radar and Lightning Observations of Normal and Inverted Polarity Multicellular Storms from STEPS, Monthly Weather Review, Volume 135, Issue 11 (November 2007) pp. 3682–3706. [PDF]

Tessendorf, S.A., K.C. Wiens, and S.A. Rutledge (2007), Radar and Lightning Observations of an Electrically Inverted Storm from STEPS, Monthly Weather Review, Volume 135, Issue 11 (November 2007) pp. 3665–3681. [PDF]

Depue, T.K., P.C. Kennedy, and S.A. Rutledge (2007), The Performance of the Hail Differential Reflectivity (HDR) Polarimetric Radar Hail Indicator, Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology, Volume 46, Issue 8 (August 2007) pp. 1290–1301. [PDF]

2006

Higgins, W., et. al. (2006), The NAME 2004 Field Campaign and Modeling Strategy. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 87, 79-94. [PDF]

Lang, T.J., and S.A. Rutledge (2006), Cloud-to-Ground Lightning Downwind of the 2002 Hayman Forest Fire in Colorado. Geophysical Research Letters, 33, L03804, doi:10.1029/2005GL024608. [PDF]

Pereira, L.G., and S.A. Rutledge (2007), Diurnal Cycle of Shallow and Deep Convection for a Tropical Land and an Ocean Environment and its Relationship to Synoptic Wind Regimes, Monthly Weather Review, 134, 2688-2701. [PDF]

Nesbitt, S.W., R. Cifelli and S. A. Rutledge (2006), Storm Morphology and Rainfall Characteristics of TRMM Precipitation Features, Monthly Weather Review, 134, 2702-2721. [PDF]

Matrosov, S.Y., R. Cifelli, P.C. Kennedy, S.W. Nesbitt, and S.A. Rutledge (2006) A comparative study of rainfall rate retrievals based on specific differential phase shift measurements and X- and S-band radar frequencies. J. Atmos. Oceanic Technol., 23, 952-963. [PDF]

2005

Cifelli, R., N. N. Doesken, et al., 2005: The Community Collaborative Rain, Hail, and Snow Network: Informal Education for Scientists and Citizens. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society   Volume 86, Issue 8 (August 2005) pp. 1069–1077. [PDF]

Petersen, W. A., H. J. Christian, and S. A. Rutledge, 2005:  TRMM Observations of the Global Relationship Between Ice Water Content and Lightning.  Geophysical Research Letters, 32, 10.1029/2005GL023236.[PDF]

Tessendorf, S. A., L. J. Miller, et al., 2005:  The 29 June 2000 Supercell Observed During STEPS.  Part I: Kinematics and Microphysics.  Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, Vol. 62, No. 12, pp. 4127–4150.[PDF]

Wiens, K. C., S. A. Rutledge, et al., 2005:  The 29 June 2000 Supercell Observed During STEPS.  Part II: Lightning and Charge Structure.  Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, Vol. 62, No. 12, pp. 4151–4177.[PDF]

2004

Cifelli, R., L. D. Carey, et al., 2004:  An Ensemble Study of Wet Season Convection in the South West Amazon:  Kinematics and Implications for Diabatic Heating.  Journal of Climate, 17, 4692-4707.[PDF]

Lang, T. J., L. J. Miller, et al., 2004:  The Severe Thunderstorm Electrification and Precipitation Study (STEPS).  Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 85, 1107-1125.[PDF]

Lang, T. J., S. A. Rutledge, et al., 2004:  Observations of Quasi-Symmetric Echo Patterns in Clear Air with the CSU-CHILL Polarimetric Radar.  Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology, 21, 1182-1189.[PDF]

Lang, T. J., S. A. Rutledge, et al., 2004:  Origins of Positive Cloud-to-Ground Lightning Flashes in the Stratiform Region of a Mesoscale Convective System.  Geophysical Research Letters, 31, L10105, 10.1029/2004GL019823.

Raymond, D. J., S. K. Esbensen, et al., 2004:  EPIC2001 and the Coupled Ocean-Atmosphere System of the Tropical East Pacific.  Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 85, 1341-1354.

2003

Carey, L. D., W. A. Petersen, et al., 2003:  Evolution of Cloud-to-Ground Lightning and Storm Structure in the Spencer, SD Supercell of 30 May 1998.  Monthly Weather Review, 131, 1811-1831.[PDF]

Carey, L. D. and S. A. Rutledge, 2003:  Characteristics of Cloud-to-Ground Lightning in Severe and Non-Severe Thunderstorms Over the Central United States from 1989-98.  Journal of Geophysical Research, 108, 10.1029/2002JD002951.

Carey, L. D., S. A. Rutledge, et al., 2003:  The Relationship Between Severe Storm Reports and Cloud-to-Ground Lightning Polarity in the Contiguous United States from 1989-98.  Monthly Weather Review, 131, 1211-1228.[PDF]

Kennedy, P. C. and A. G. Detwiler, 2003:  A Case Study of the Origin of Hail in a Multicell Thunderstorm Using In Situ Aircraft and Polarimetric Radar Data.  Journal of Applied Meteorology, 42, 1679-1690.

Petersen, W. A., R. Cifelli, et al., 2003:  Convection and Easterly Wave Structure Observed in the Eastern Pacific Warm-Pool during EPIC-2001.  Journal of Atmospheric Science, 60, 1754-1773.[PDF]

Roberts, R. D. and S. A. Rutledge, 2003:  Nowcasting Thunderstorm Initiation and Growth Using GOES-8 and WSR-88D Data.  Weather and Forecasting, 18, 562-584.[PDF]

2002

Cifelli, R., W. A. Petersen, et al., 2002:  Radar Observations of the Kinematic, Microphysical, and Precipitation Characteristics of TWO MSCs in TRMM-LBA.  Journal of Geophysical Research, 29(10), 10.1029/2000JD0000264.

Lang, T. J. and S. A. Rutledge, 2002:  Relationships Between Convective Storm Kinematics, Microphysics, and Lightning.  Monthly Weather Review, 130, 2492-2506.[PDF]

Pereira Filho, A. J., M. A. F. Silva Dias, et al., 2002:  Multi-Sensor Analysis of a Squall Line in the Amazon Region.  Journal of Geophysical Research, 29(10), 10.29/2000JD000305.

Petersen, W. A., S. W. Nesbitt, et al., 2002:  TRMM Observations of Intraseasonal Variability in Convective Regimes Over the Amazon.  Journal of Climate, 15, 1278-1294.[PDF]

Petersen, W. A. and S. A. Rutledge, 2002:  Regional Variability in Tropical Convection:  Observations from TRMM.  Journal of Climate, 14, 3566-3586. [PDF]

Silva Dias, M., S. Rutledge, et al., 2002:  Cloud and Rain Processes in a Biosphere-Atmosphere Interaction Context in the Amazon Region.  Journal of Geophysical Research, 29(10), 10.1029/2000JD000335.

Silva Dias, M. A. F., W. A. Petersen, et al., 2002:  A Case Study of Convective Organization into Precipitating Lines in the Southwest Amazon During the WETAMC and TRMM-LBA.  Journal of Geophysical Research, 29(10).

Stith, J. L., J. E. Dye, et al., 2002:  Microphysical Observations of Tropical Clouds.  J. Appl. Met., 41, 97-117.

2001

Kennedy, P. C., S. A. Rutledge, et al., 2001:  Polarimetric Observations of Hail Formation.  Journal of Applied Meteorology, 40, 1347-1366.[PDF]

Parker, M. D., S. A. Rutledge, et al., 2001:  Cloud-to-Ground Lightning in Linear Mesoscale Convective Systems.  Monthly Weather Review, 129, 1232-1242.[PDF]

Zajac, B. A. and S. A. Rutledge, 2001:  Cloud-to-Ground Lightning Activity in the Contiguous United States from 1995-1999.  Monthly Weather Review, 129, 999-1019.[PDF]

2000

Ahijevych, D. A., S. A. Rutledge, et al., 2000:  Radar and Electrical Characteristics of Convection Observed During MCTEX.  Australian Meteorological Magazine, 49, 165-180.

Brunkow, D. A., V. N. Bringi, et al., 2000:  A Description of the CSU-CHILL National Radar Facility.  Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology, 17, 1596-1608.[PDF]

Carey, L. D. and S. A. Rutledge, 2000:  The Relationship Between Precipitation & Lightning in Tropical Island Convection:  A C-band Polarimetric Radar Study.  Monthly Weather Review, 128, 2687-2710.[PDF]

Carey, L. D., S. A. Rutledge, et al., 2000:  Correcting Propagation Effects in C-band Polarimetric Radar Observations of Tropical Convection Using Differential Propagation Phase.  Journal of Applied Meteorology, 39, 1405-1433.[PDF]

Cifelli, R. C., C. R. Williams, et al., 2000:  Drop Size Distribution Characteristics in Tropical Mesoscale Convective Systems.  Journal of Applied Meteorology, 39, 760-777.

Droegemeier, K. K., J. D. Smith, et al., 2000:  Hydrological Aspects of Weather Prediction and Flood Warnings:  Report of the Ninth Prospectus Development Team of the U.S. Weather Research Program.  Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 81, 2665-2680.

Dye, J. E., B. A. Ridley, et al., 2000:  An Overview of the Stratospheric-Tropospheric Experiment:  Radiation, Aerosols, and Ozone (STERAO) - Deep Convection Experiment with Results for the July 10, 1996 Storm.  Journal of Geophysical Research, 105, 10023-10045.

Gage, K. S., C. R. Williams, et al., 2000:  Doppler Radar Profilers as a Calibration Tool in Support of TRMM Ground Validation Field Campaigns.  Journal of Applied Meteorology, 39, 2209-2222.

Keenan, T. D., S. A. Rutledge, et al., 2000:  The Maritime Continent Thunderstorm Experiment (MCTEX):  Overview and Some Results.  Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 81, 2433-2455.

Lang, T. J., S. A. Rutledge, et al., 2000:  Anomalously Low Negative Cloud-to-Ground Lightning Flash Rates in Intensive Convective Storms Observed During STERAO-A.  Monthly Weather Review, 128, 160-173.[PDF]

Lau, K. M., Y. Ding, et al., 2000:  A Report of the Field Operations and Early Results of the South China Sea Monsoon Experiment (SCSMEX).  Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 1261-1270.

Saxen, T. R. and S. A. Rutledge, 2000:  Surface Rainfall - Cold Cloud Fractional Coverage Relationship in TOGA COARE:  A Function of Vertical Wind Shear.  Monthly Weather Review, 128, 407-415.[PDF]

Schuur, T. J. and S. A. Rutledge, 2000:  Electrification of Stratiform Regions in Mesoscale Convective Systems.  Part I:  An Observational Comparison of Symmetric and Asymmetric MCS's.  Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, 57, 1961-1982.[PDF]

Schuur, T. J. and S. A. Rutledge, 2000:  Electrification of Stratiform Regions in Mesoscale Convective Systems.  Part II:  Two-dimensional Numerical Model Simulations of a Symmetric MCS.  Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, 57, 1983-2006.[PDF]

Williams, C. R., A. Kruger, et al., 2000:  Comparison of Simultaneous Rain Drop Size Distributions Estimated from Two Surface Disdrometers and a UHF Profiler.  Geophysical Research Letters, 27, 1763-1766.

1999

Johnson, R. H., T. M. Rickenbach, et al., 1999:  Trimodal Characteristics of Tropical Convection.  Journal of Climate, 12, 2397-2418.[PDF]

May, P. T., T. D. Keenan, et al., 1999:  Polarimetric Radar Measurements of Tropical Rain at a 5-cm Wavelength.  Journal of Applied Meteorology, 38, 750-765.

Petersen, W. A., L. D. Carey, et al., 1999:  Mesoscale and Radar Observations of the Fort Collins Flash Flood of 28 July 1997.  Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 80, 191-216.[PDF]

Petersen, W. A., R. C. Cifelli, et al., 1999:  Shipborne Dual-Doppler Operations During TOGA COARE:  Integrated Observations of Storm Kinematics and Electrification.  Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 80, 81-97.[PDF]

Rajopadhyaya, D. K., S. K. Avery, et al., 1999:  Comparison of Precipitation Estimation Using Single- and Dual-Frequency Wind Profilers:  Simulations and Experimental Results.  Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology, 16, 165-173.

1998

Carey, L. D. and S. A. Rutledge, 1998:  Electrical and Multiparameter Radar Observations of a Severe Hailstorm.  Journal of Geophysical Research, 103, 13979-14000.

Cifelli, R. C. and S. A. Rutledge, 1998:  Vertical Motion, Diabatic Heating, and Rainfall Characteristics in N. Australia Convective Systems.  Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society, 124, 1133-1162.

DeMott, C. A. and S. A. Rutledge, 1998:  The Vertical Structure of TOGA COARE Convection.  Part I:  Radar Echo Distributions.  Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, 55, 2730-2747.[PDF]

DeMott, C. A. and S. A. Rutledge, 1998:  The Vertical Structure of TOGA COARE Convection.  Part II:  Modulating Influences and Implications for Diabatic Heating.  Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, 55, 2748-2762.[PDF]

Fritsch, J. M., J. Houze, R. A., et al., 1998:  Quantitative Precipitation Forecasting:  Report of the Eighth Prospectus Development Team, U.S. Weather Research Program.  Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 79, 285-299.

Hubbert, J. H., V. N. Bringi, et al., 1998:  CSU-CHILL Polarimetric Radar Measurements from a Severe Hailstorm in Eastern Colorado.  Journal of Applied Meteorology, 37, 749-775.

Johnson, R. H., T. M. Rickenbach, et al., 1998:  On the Distribution of Tropical Clouds.  Journal of Climate, 12, 2397-2418.

Petersen, W. A. and S. A. Rutledge, 1998:  On the Relationship Between Cloud-to-Ground Lightning and Convective Rainfall.  Journal of Geophysical Research, 103, 14025-14040.

Rajopadhyaya, D. K., P. T. May, et al., 1998:  The Effect of Vertical Air Motions on Rain Rates and Median Volume Diameter Determined from combined UHF and VHF Wind Profiler Measurements and Comparisons with Rain Gauge Measurements.  Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology, 15, 1306-1319.

Rickenbach, T. M. and S. A. Rutledge, 1998:  Convection in TOGA COARE:  Horizontal Scale, Morphology, and Rainfall Production.  Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, 55, 2715-2729.[PDF]

Saxen, T. R. and S. A. Rutledge, 1998:  Surface Fluxes and Boundary Layer Recovery in TOGA COARE:  Sensitivity to Convective Organization.  Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, 55, 2763-2781.[PDF]

Simpson, J., J. B. Halverson, et al., 1998:  On the Role of "Hot Towers" in Tropical Cyclone Formation.  Journal of Meteorological and Atmospheric Physics, 67, 15-35.

1997

Pinkel, R., M. Merrifield, et al., 1997:  Solitary Waves in the Western Equatorial Pacific Ocean.  Geophysical Research Letters, 24, 1603-1606.

Short, D. A., P. A. Kucera, et al., 1997:  Shipboard Radar Rainfall Patterns within the TOGA/COARE IFA.  Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 78, 2817-2836.[PDF]

1996

Bringi, V. N., L. Liu, et al., 1996:  Dual Multiparameter Radar Observations of Intense Convective Systems:  The 24 June 1992 Case Study.  59, 3-31.

Carey, L. D. and S. A. Rutledge, 1996:  A Multparameter Radar Case Study of the Microphysical and Kinematic Evolution of a Lightning Producing Storm.  Journal of Meteorological and Atmospheric Physics, 59, 33-64.

Cifelli, R. C., S. A. Rutledge, et al., 1996:  Horizontal Divergence and Vertical Velocity Retrievals from Doppler and Wind Profiler Observations.  Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology, 13, 948-966.[PDF]

Fowler, L. D., D. A. Randall, et al., 1996:  Liquid and Ice Cloud Microphysics in the CSU General Circulation Model.  Part I:  Model Description and Simulated Microphysical Processes.  Journal of Climate, 9, 489-529.

Petersen, W. A., S. A. Rutledge, et al., 1996:  Cloud-to-Ground Lightning Observations in TOGA COARE:  Lightning Location Algorithms and Selected Results.  Monthly Weather Review, 124, 602-620.[PDF]

1995

Aydin, K., V. N. Bringi, et al., 1995:  Rainrate Estimation in the Presence of Hail Using S-band Specific Differential Phase and Other Radar Parameters.  Journal of Applied Meteorology, 34, 404-410.

Kennedy, P. C. and S. A. Rutledge, 1995:  Dual-Doppler and Multiparameter Radar Observations of a Bow Echo Hailstorm.  Monthly Weather Review, 123, 921-943.

Mudukutore, A., V. Chandrasekar, et al., 1995:  The Differential Phase Pattern of the CSU-CHILL Radar Antenna.  Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology, 12, 1120-1123.

Scott, J. D. and S. A. Rutledge, 1995:  Doppler Radar Observations of an Asymmetric Mesoscale Convective System and Associated Vortex Couplet.  Monthly Weather Review, 123, 3437-3457.

1994

Cifelli, R. C. and S. A. Rutledge, 1994:  Vertical Motion Structure in Maritime Continent Mesoscale Convective Systems.  Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, 51, 2631-2652.

Kennedy, P. C., N. E. Westcott, et al., 1994:  Reply to the Comments of C. A. Doswell III on "Single-Doppler Radar Observations of a Mini-Supercell Tornadic Thunderstorm".  Monthly Weather Review, 123, 235-238.

Liu, L., V. N. Bringi, et al., 1994:  Analysis of Copolar Correlation Coefficient Between Horizontal and Vertical Polarizations.  Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology, 11, 950-963.

Randell, S. C., S. A. Rutledge, et al., 1994:  A Modeling Study on the Electrical Development of Tropical Convection:  Continental and Oceanic (Monsoon) Storms.  Monthly Weather Review, 122, 1852-1877.

Rauber, R. M., M. K. Ramamurthy, et al., 1994:  Synoptic and Mesoscale Structure of a Severe Freezing Rain Event:  The St. Valentine's Day Ice Storm.  Weather and Forecasting, 9, 183-208.

Rutledge, S. A. and W. A. Petersen, 1994:  Vertical Radar Reflectivity Structure and Cloud-to-Ground Lightning in the Stratiform Region of MCS's:  Further Evidence for In-situ Charging in the Stratiform Region.  Monthly Weather Review, 122, 1760-1776.

1993

Czys, R. C. and R. W. Scott, 1993:  A Simple Objective Method Used to Forecast Convective Activity During the 1989 PACE Cloudseeding Experiment.  Journal of Applied Meteorology, 32, 996-1005.

Hallett, J., M. Wetzel, et al., 1993:  Field Training in Radar Meteorology.  Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 74, 17-22.

Keenan, T. D. and S. A. Rutledge, 1993:  Mesoscale Characteristics of Monsoonal Convection and Associated Stratiform Precipitation.  Monthly Weather Review, 121, 352-374.

Ramamurthy, M. K., R. M. Rauber, et al., 1993:  A Comparative Study of Large-Amplitude Gravity-Wave Events.  Monthly Weather Review, 122, 2951-2974.

Rassmussen, E. N. and S. A. Rutledge, 1993:  Evolution of Quasi-Dimensional Squall Lines.  Part I:  Kinematic and Reflectivity Structure.  Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, 50, 2584-2606.

Rassmussen, E. N. and S. A. Rutledge, 1993:  Evolution of Quasi-Dimensional Squall Lines.  Part II:  Vorticity Generation and Storm Longevity.  Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences,

Rutledge, S. A., P. C. Kennedy, et al., 1993:  Use of the CSU-CHILL Radar in Radar Meteorology Education at Colorado State University.  Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 74, 25-31.

Rutledge, S. A., E. R. Williams, et al., 1993:  Lightning and Electrical Structure of Mesoscale Convective Systems.  Atmospheric Research, 29, 27-53.

1992

Changnon, S. A., 1992:  Temporal and Spatial Relationships Between Hail and Lightning.  Journal of Applied Meteorology, 31, 587-604.

Kennedy, P. C., N. E. Westcott, et al., 1992:  Single Doppler Radar Observations of a Tornadic Mini-Supercell Thunderstorm.  Monthly Weather Review, 121, 1860-1870.

Petersen, W. A. and S. A. Rutledge, 1992:  Some Characteristics of Cloud-to-Ground Lightning in Tropical Northern Australia.  Journal of Geophysical Research, 97, 11553-11560.

Rassmussen, E. N., M. Politovich, et al., 1992:  Winter Icing and Storms Project (WISP).  Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 73, 951-974.

Rutledge, S. A., E. R. Williams, et al., 1992:  The Down Under Doppler and Electricity Experiment (DUNDEE):  Overview and Preliminary Results.  Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 73, 3-16.

Turk, J., 1992:  Ka-band Propagation Measurements Using the ACTS Propagation Terminal and the CSU-CHILL Radar.  NASA Earth-Space Propagation Newsletter,

Williams, E. R., S. A. Rutledge, et al., 1992:  A Radar and Electrical Study of Tropical "Hot Towers".  Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, 49, 1386-1395.

1991

Achtemeier, G. A., 1991:  The Use of Insects as Tracers for "Clear Air" Boundary Layer Studies by Doppler Radar.  Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology, 8, 746-765.

Changnon, S. A., R. C. Czys, et al., 1991:  Illinois Precipitation Research:  A Focus on Cloud and Precipitation Modification.  Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 72, 587-604.

Huston, W. M., A. G. Detwiler, et al., 1991:  Observation and Model Simulations of Transport and Precipitation Development in a Seeded Cumulus Congestus Cloud.  Journal of Applied Meteorology, 30, 1389-1406.

Ramamurthy, M. K., R. M. Rauber, et al., 1991:  UNIWIPP:  A University of Illinois Field Experiment to Investigate the Structure of Mesoscale Precipitation in Winter Storms.  Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 72, 764-776.

Rutledge, S. A., 1991:  Middle Latitude and Tropical Mesoscale Convective Systems.  Review of Geophysics Supplement, 29, 88-97.

Shields, M. T., R. M. Rauber, et al., 1991:  Dynamical Forcing and Mesoscale Organization of Precipitation Bands in a Midwest Winter Cyclonic Storm.  Monthly Weather Review, 119, 936-964.

1990

Rutledge, S. A., C. Lu and D. R. MacGorman: Positive cloud-to-ground lightning in mesoscale convective systems. J. Atmos. Sci., 47, 2085-2100.

Ramamurthy, M. K., B. P. Collins, et al., 1990:  Dramatic Evidence of Atmospheric Solitary Waves.  Nature, 348, 314-317.

1989

Houze, R. A., Jr., S. A. Rutledge, M. I. Biggerstaff and B. F. Smull, 1989: Doppler radar depiction of midlatitude mesoscale convective systems. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 70, 608-619.

Hegg, D. A., S.A. Rutledge, P.V. Hobbs, Mary C. Barth and Owen Hertzman, 1989: The chemistry of a mesoscale rainband. Quart. J. Roy. Meteor. Soc., 115, 867-886.

Rutledge, S. A., 1989: A severe frontal rainband. Part IV: A diagnostic modeling study of the precipitation mechanisms and frontogenesis. J. Atmos. Sci., 46, 3570-3594.

1988

Rutledge, S. A. and D. R. MacGorman, 1988: Cloud-to-ground lightning activity in the 10-11 June 1985 mesoscale convective system observed during O.K. PRE-STORM, Mon. Wea. Rev., 116, 1393-1408.

Rutledge, S. A., R. A. Houze, Jr., M. I. Biggerstaff, and T. Matejka, 1988: The Kansas-Oklahoma squall line of 10-11 June 1985 observed in PRE-STORM: Precipitation structure and single-Doppler radar analysis. Mon. Wea. Rev., 116, 1409-1430.

1987

Rutledge, S. A. and R. A. Houze, Jr., 1987: A diagnostic modeling study of the trailing stratiform region of a midlatitude squall line, J. Atmos. Sci., 44, 2640-2656.

1986

Rutledge, S. A.,1986: A diagnostic numerical study of the stratiform region associated with a tropical squall line, J. Atmos. Sci., 43, 1337-1358.

Hegg, D. A., S. A. Rutledge and P. V. Hobbs, 1986: A numerical model for sulfur and nitrogen chemistry in narrow cold-frontal rainbands. I: Model description and discussion of microphysical fields, J. Geophys. Research, 91, 14385-14402.

Hegg, D. A., S. A. Rutledge and P. V. Hobbs, 1986: A numerical model for sulfur and nitrogen chemistry in narrow cold-frontal rainbands. II: Discussion of chemical fields, J. Geophys. Research, 91, 14403-14416.

1984

Rutledge, S. A. and P. V. Hobbs, 1984: The mesoscale and microscale structure and organization of clouds and precipitation in extratropical cyclones. XII: A numerical study of precipitation processes in narrow cold-frontal rainbands, J. Atmos. Sci., 41, 2949-2972.

Hegg, D. A., S. A. Rutledge and P. V. Hobbs, 1984: A numerical model for sulfur chemistry in warm-frontal rain bands, J. Geophys. Research, 89, 7133-7147.

1983

Rutledge, S. A. and P. V. Hobbs, 1983: The mesoscale and microscale structure and organization of clouds and precipitation in extratropical cyclones. VIII: A model for the seeder-feeder process in warm-frontal rainbands, J. Atmos. Sci., 40, 1185-1206.

1981

R. A. Houze, Jr., S. A. Rutledge, T. J. Matejka and P. V. Hobbs, 1981: The mesoscale and microscale structure and organization of clouds and precipitation in extratropical cyclones. III: Air motions and precipitation growth in a warm-frontal rainband, J. Atmos. Sci., 38, 639-649.

Conference Proceedings (Non-Refereed)

2013

Basarab, B., Fuchs, B.R., S.A. Rutledge: Developing and Evaluating a Lightning Parameterization Based on Observations of Three Colorado Storms During DC3. Poster session during DC3 Team Meeting, Boulder, CO, March, 2013.

Rutledge, Steven A., Elizabeth J. Thompson, Brenda Dolan, 2013: Radar Rainfall Estimation during DYNAMO. 2013 Spring DYNAMO Workshop in Kona, HI.

Thompson, Elizabeth J., Steven A. Rutledge, James N. Moum, 2013: Air-sea feedbacks in the Indian Ocean related to the MJO: A proposed assessment based on comprehensive radar / ocean measurements during DYNAMO.

Stolz, D. C. and S. A. Rutledge, 2013: The effects of thermodynamics and aerosols on tropical lightning variability. 19th International Conference on Nucleation of Atmospheric Aerosols. AIP Conf. Proc. 1527, pp. 793-796, doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.4803391.

Lang, T. J., et al., 2013: Highlights of Colorado ground facility operations during DC3. 6th Conference on the Meteorological Applications of Lightning Data, American Meteorological Society, Austin, TX.

Fuchs, B.R., S.A. Rutledge, T.J. Lang, P. Krehbiel and W. Rison: Examining Relationships Between Environmental Parameters and Electrical Characteristics in Convective Storms. 6th Conference on the Meteorological Applications of Lightning Data, AMS Annual Meeting, Austin, TX, 10 January, 2013.

2012

Thompson, Elizabeth J., Steven A. Rutledge, and Timothy J. Lang, 2012: Radar analysis of precipitation influenced by tropical cyclone – Madden-Julian Oscillation interaction during DYNAMO. Fall Meeting, American Geophysical Union, San Francisco, CA.

Lang, T. J., et al., 2012: On the meteorology of sprite-producing storms. Fall Meeting, American Geophysical Union, San Francisco, CA.

Beavis, N. K., T.J. Lang, S.A. Rutledge, W.A. Lyons, and S.A. Cummer: The Climatology of Meteorological Conditions Favorable for the Production of Large Impulse Charge Moment Changes. Poster session presented at the American Geophysical Union Conference, San Francisco, CA, December 2012.

Lang, T. J., et al., 2012: Lightning in Colorado forest fire smoke plumes during summer 2012. Fall Meeting, American Geophysical Union, San Francisco, CA.

Fuchs, B. and N.K. Beavis: Deep Convective Clouds and Chemistry (DC3) Field Project: Objectives, Initial Observations, and Case Studies. Poster session at Colorado State Department of Atmospheric Science 50th Anniversary Conference, Fort Collins, CO, 13-14 July 2012.

Lang, T. J., S.A. Rutledge, W. Lyons, S. Cummer, N. Beavis, D. MacGorman, and E. McCaul: The Meteorology of Thunderstorms that Produce Positive Sprites, Negative Sprites, or Cloud-to-Ground Lightning with Large Charge Moment Changes. Presentation at the International Lightning Meteorology Conference, Boulder, CO, 4 April 2012.

2011

Lang, T. J., et al., 2011: How the structure of mesoscale precipitation systems affects their production of transient luminous events. Fall Meeting, American Geophysical Union, San Francisco, CA.

Lang, T. J., et al., 2011: How the structure of mesoscale precipitation systems affects their production of transient luminous events. 14th International Conference on Atmospheric Electricity, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Lang, T. J., et al., 2011: Toward a climatology of precipitating systems that produce lightning with large impulse charge moment changes. 5th Conference on the Meteorological Applications of Lightning Data, American Meteorological Society, Seattle, WA.

2010

Dolan, B., S. A., Rutledge, T. J. Lang: Regime Dependant Microphysical Variability in Darwin, Australia, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, 11-17 December 2010, San Fransicso, CA.

Lang, T. J., S. A. Cummer, W. Lyons, S. A. Rutledge, and J. Li, 2010: A study of the nature of lightning that produces transient luminous events such as sprites. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA.

Rowe, A. K., S. A. Rutledge, and B. J-D. Jou, 2010: A study of microphysical processes occurring in convection during TiMREX. 3rd SoWMEX/TiMREX Science Workshop, Taipei, Taiwan, 3-4 November 2010.

Guy, N., S. A. Rutledge, and B. Dolan, 2010: Regional Analysis of West African Monsoonal Convective Systems During 2006. 29th AMS Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, Tucson, AZ

Dolan, B., S. A. Rutledge, T. J. Lang, R. Cifelli, S. Nesbitt, 2010: Sub-Seasonal Variability of Tropical Rainfall Observed by TRMM and Ground-based Polarimetric Radar, European Geosciences Union General Assembly, 3-7 May 2010, Vienna, Austria.

Lang, T. J., S. A. Rutledge, W. Lyons, J. Li, S. A. Cummer, and D. MacGorman, 2010: Transient Luminous Events above Two Mesoscale Convective Systems. European Geophysical Union General Assembly, Vienna, Austria.

2009

Rowe, A. K., and S. A. Rutledge, 2009: Investigation of microphysical processes occurring in convection during NAME. 34th Conference on Radar Meteorology, American Meteorological Society, Williamsburg, VA.

Lang, T. J., et al., 2009: Polarimetric radar analysis of convection in northwestern Mexico. 34th Conference on Radar Meteorology, American Meteorological Society, Williamsburg, VA.

Lang, T. J., et al., 2009: A framework for the statistical analysis of large radar and lightning datasets. 34th Conference on Radar Meteorology, American Meteorological Society, Williamsburg, VA.

Dolan, B. S. A. Rutledge, and M. Gosset, 2009: Microphysical and precipitation characteristics of West African convection observed by polarimetric radar. 34th Conference on Radar Meteorology, Willimsburg, VA, 5-9 October 2009.

Guy, N., S. A. Rutledge, R. Cifelli, and T. Lang, 2009: Convective System Analysis using Space and Ground-based Radar Reflectivity and Derived Rainfall. 34th AMS Radar Meteorology Conference, Williamsburg, VA

Lang, T. J., et al., 2009: Observations of two transient luminous event-producing mesoscale convective systems. Chapman Conference on the Effects of Thunderstorms and Lightning in the Upper Atmosphere, American Geophysical Union, State College, PA.

Lang, T. J., and S. A. Rutledge, 2009: Further progress on a framework for the statistical analysis of large radar and lightning datasets. 4th Conference on the Meteorological Applications of Lightning Data, American Meteorological Society, Phoenix, AZ.

Anderson, A.R.S., T.J. Lang, and S.A. Rutledge, 2009: Performance of a statistical framework for analyzing large lightning and radar datasets. 4th Conference on the Meteorological Applications of Lightning Data, American Meteorological Society, Phoenix, AZ.

2008

Lang, T. J., et al., 2008: Transient Luminous Events and the 9 May 2007 Oklahoma Mesoscale Convective System. Fall Meeting, American Geophysical Union, San Francisco, CA.

Wang, Y., V. Chandrasekar, and B. Dolan, 2008: Development of scan strategy for dual Doppler retrieval in a networked radar system. International Geoscience & Remote Sensing Symposium, Boston, MA, 2008.

Dolan, B. and S. A. Rutledge, 2008: Microphysical and Kinematic Observations from the CASA IP1 Network of Polarimetric X-band Radars. 4th European Conference on Radar in Meteorology and Hydrology Helsinki, Finland, 30 June – 4 July 2008 (poster).

Lang, T. J., et al., 2008: Polarimetric radar analysis of convection in northwestern Mexico. 28th Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, American Meteorological Society, Orlando, FL.

Lang, T. J., and S. A. Rutledge, 2008: A statistical framework for the analysis of large lightning and radar datasets. 3rd Conference on the Meteorological Applications of Lightning Data, American Meteorological Society, New Orleans, LA.

Rowe, A. K., S. A. Rutledge, and T. J. Lang, 2008: Elevation-dependent trends in precipitation observed during NAME. First US-China Symposium on Meteorology: Mesoscale Meteorology and Data Assimilation, Norman, OK.

2007

R. Cifelli, B. Smull, T. Lang, S.A. Rutledge, and E. J. Zipser, 2007: Radar Observations of Convection During a Large-Scale Disturbance in NAMMA. 33rd Conference on Radar Meteorology, Cairns, Australia, 6-10 August 2007.

Dolan, B. A. and S. A. Rutledge, 2007: Microphysical and Kinematic Analysis Algorithms for a Network of X-band Radars. 33rd Conference on Radar Meteorology Cairns, Australia, 6-10 August 2007 (presentation).

Lang, T. J., et al., 2007:Polarimetric radar analysis of convection in the complex topography of northwestern Mexico during NAME 2004. 6th Conference of Mesoscale Meteorology and Typhoon in East Asia, Tapei, Taiwan.

L.G. Pereira, and S.A. Rutledge, 2007: Horizontal Organization of Precipitating Systems and Its Relationship to Synoptic and Thermodynamic Conditions During NAME. 33rd Conference on Radar Meteorology, Cairns, Australia, 6-10 August 2007.

Rowe, A. K., S. A. Rutledge, and T. J. Lang, 2007: Elevation-dependent trends in precipitation observed during NAME. Poster Session, 4th Symposium on Southwest Hydrometeorology, Tucson, AZ.

2006

M.C. Barth, W. Brune, C. Cantrell, and S.A. Rutledge, 2006: Deep Convective Clouds and Chemistry: A Field Experiment Planned for Summer 2009, 2006 Fall Meeting of the American Geophysical Union (AGU), San Francisco, CA, 11-15 December 2006.

Dolan, B. A. and S. A. Rutledge, 2006: Development of a Fuzzy Logic X-band Hydrometeor Identification Algorithm. 4th European Conference on Radar in Meteorology and Hydrology Barcelona, Spain, 18-22 September 2006 (presentation).

Lang, T. J., and S. A. Rutledge, 2006:  Cloud-to-Ground Lightning Downwind of the 2002 Hayman Forest Fire in Colorado.  AMS 2nd Conference on Meteorological Applications of Lightning Data, Atlanta, GA, 29 January 2006-2 February 2006.

Lang, T. J., and S. A. Rutledge, 2006: Kinematic, microphysical, and electrical aspects of an asymmetric bow-echo mesoscale convective system observed during STEPS 2000. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA.

Tessendorf, S. A., and S. A. Rutledge, 2006:  Observations of Two Positive Cloud-to-Ground Storms Observed During STEPS.  AMS 2nd Conference on Meteorological Applications of Lightning Data, Atlanta, GA, 29 January 2006-2 February 2006.

2005

Brunkow, D. A., J. George, et al., 2005:  Recent Data System and Antenna Upgrades to the CSU-CHILL Radar.  AMS 32nd Conference on Radar Meteorology, Albuqurque, NM, 23-29 October 2005.

Cifelli, R., N. J. Doesken, et al., 2005:  The Community Collaborative Rain and Hail Study:  Citizen Science for Volunteers and Precipitation Information for Decision Makers.  85th AMS Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, 9-13 January 2005.

Cifelli, R., P. C. Kennedy, et al., 2005:  Polarimetric Rainfall Retrievals Using Blended Algorithms.  AMS 32nd Conference on Radar Meteorology, Albuquerque, NM, 23-29 October 2005.

Dolan, B. A. and S. A. Rutledge, 2005:  An Integrated Display and Analysis Methodology for Multi-Variable Radar Data.  AMS 32nd Conference on Radar Meteorology, Albuquerque, NM, 23-29 October 2005.

Ikeda, K., E.A. Brandes, G. Zhang, and S.A. Rutledge, 2005: Observations of Winter Storms with 2-D Video Disdrometer and Polarimetric Radar. 32nd Conference on Radar Meteorology, Albuquerque, NM, 24-29 October 2005.

Kennedy, P. C., V. Chandrasekar, et al., 2005:  VCHILL Radar Operation in Class Rooms:  Courseware and Research Applications.  32nd AMS Conference on Radar Meteorology, Albuquerque, NM, 23-29 October 2005.

Kennedy, P. C., S. A. Rutledge, et al., 2005:  Combined Polarimetric and Multiple Doppler Radar Observations of the 16-20 March 2003 Colorado Area Winter Storm.  32nd AMS Conference on Radar Meteorology, 23-29 October 2005.

Lang, T. J., 2005: On the uses of polarimetric radar to study thunderstorm electrification: Current techniques and potential future applications. Invited Talk, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA.

Lang, T. J., D. Ahijevych, et al., 2005:  Radar Observations During NAME 2004.  Part II: Preliminary Results.  AMS 32nd Conference on Radar Meteorology, Albuquerque, NM, 23-29 October 2005.

Lang, T. J., D. Ahijevych, et al., 2005:  Radar Observations During NAME 2004.  Part I: Data Products and Quality Control.  AMS 32nd Conference on Radar Meteorology, Albuquerque, NM, 23-29 October 2005.

Lang, T.J., R. Cifelli, D. Lerach, L. Nelson, S.W. Nesbitt, G. Pereira, and S.A. Rutledge, 2005: Radar Observations During NAME 2004 Part II: Preliminary Results. 32nd Conference on Radar Meteorology, Albuquerque, NM, 24-29 October 2005.

Lang, T. J. and S. A. Rutledge, 2005: One Severe Storm with Two Distinct Electrical Regimes During Its Lifetime: Implications for Nowcasting Severe Weather with Lightning Data. 85th AMS Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, 9-13 January 2005.

Majurec, N., S.M. Sekelsky, S.J. Frasier, and S.A. Rutledge, 2005: The Advanced Multi-Frequency Radar (AMFR) for Remote Sensing of Clouds and Precipitation. 32nd Conference on Radar Meteorology, Albuquerque, NM, 24-29 October 2005.

Nesbitt, S. W., R. Cifelli, et al., 2005:  The Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) Mission Front Range Pilot Project (FRPP).  AGU Joint Assembly, New Orleans, LA 23-27 May 2005,

Nesbitt, S.W., R. Cifelli, and S.A. Rutledge, 2005: Storm Morphology and Rainfall Characteristics of TRMM Precipitation Features. 32nd Conference on Radar Meteorology, Albuquerque, NM, 24-29 October 2005.

Petersen, W. A., H. J. Christian, et al., 2005:  Exploring the Relationship Between Lightning, Liquid and Frozen Water Phases Using TRMM Precipitation Radar and Lightning Imaging Sensor Data.  AMS 32nd Conference on Radar Meteorology, Albuquerque, NM, 23-29 October 2005.

Petersen, W. A., K. Knupp, et al., 2005:  The UAH-NSSTC/WHNT ARMOR C-band Dual-Polarimetric Radar:  A Unique Collaboration in Research, Education and Technology Transfer.  AMS 32nd Conference on Radar Meteorology, Albuquerque, NM, 23-29 October 2005.

Poulos, G.S., D.A. Wesley, P.C. Kennedy and S.A. Rutledge, 2005: CHILL, Particle ID and MM5: The Role of the Barrier Jet in Meso-Scale Precipitation Distribution in an Extreme Snowstorm. 32nd Conference on Radar Meteorology, Albuquerque, NM, 24-29 October 2005.

Reges, H. W., R. Cifelli, et al., 2005:  The Community Collaborative Rain, Hail and Snow Network (CoCoRaHS) - A Great Way to Learn and Teach About Our Climate.  AMS 15th Conference on Applied Climatology, Savannah, GA, 20-24 June 2005.

Rutledge, S. A., R. Cifelli, et al., 2005:  The Front Range Pilot Project for GPM Ground Validation: An Instrument and Concept Evaluation.  AMS 32nd Conference on Radar Meteorology, Albequerque, NM, 23-29 October 2005.

Rutledge, S. A., S. W. Nesbitt, et al., 2005:  The Front Range Pilot Project for GPM.  International GEWEX Conference, Orange County, CA, 20-25 June 2005,

Tessendorf, S.A., and S.A. Rutledge, 2005: Cloud-to-ground lightning behavior of convective cells observed during STEPS. Preprints, Conference on Meteorological Applications of Lightning Data, San Diego, CA, Amer. Meteor. Soc., January 2005.

Tessendorf, S.A. and S.A. Rutledge,2005: Radar Observations of a Negative Cloud-To-Ground Storm Observed During STEPS. 32nd Conference on Radar Meteorology, Albuquerque, NM, 24-29 October 2005.

2004

Cifelli, R., 2004:  Bringing CoCoRaHS to the Central Great Plains:  An Informal Science Education Project for Rural Communities.  National Science Teachers Association 2004 Annual Convention, Atlanta, GA, 1-4 April 2004.

Cifelli, R., P. C. Kennedy, et al., 2004:  Radar-Rainfall Comparison Using Blended Polarimetric and NEXRAD Z-R Techniques.  The NWS Central Rockies and High Plains Mountain Weather Workshop, Boulder, CO, 1 April 2004.

Cifelli, R., P. C. Kennedy, et al., 2004:  Comparison of Accumulated Rainfall in NorthEast Colorado Using a Blended Polarimetric and NEXRAD Z-R Technique.  AGU Joint Assembly Meeting, Montreal, Canada, 17-21 May 2004.

Cifelli, R., S. W. Nesbitt, et al., 2004:  Convective Variability Across the East Pacific:  A Comparison of Precipitation Structure in the TEPPS and EPIC Domains.  AMS 26th Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, Miami, FL, 2-6 May 2004.

Cifelli, R., S. W. Nesbitt, et al., 2004:  Convective Variability Across the Pacific:  A Comparison of Precipitation Structure in the EPIC, TEPPS, KWAJEX, and TOGA COARE Domains.  2nd TRMM International Science Conference, Nara, Japan, 6-10 September 2004.

Kennedy, P. C., R. Cifelli, et al., 2004:  A Comparison of Thunderstorm Echo Characterizations Based on Volume Scan Data from the SWR-88D and CSU-CHILL (polarimetric) Radar Systems.  The NWS Central Rockies and High Plains Mountain Waather Workshop, Boulder, CO, 1 April 2004.

Nesbitt, S. W., R. Cifelli, et al., 2004:  The Horizontal Structure of Precipitating Systems in the Tropics According to TRMM.  2nd TRMM International Science Conference, Nara, JAPAN, 6-10 September 2004.

Nesbitt, S. W., T. J. Lang, et al., 2004:  Rainfall in the North American Monsoon Experiment Tier-1 Domain.  Poster, 1st International CLIVAR Conference, Baltimore, MD, 21-25 June 2004.

Rutledge, S. A., R. Cifelli, et al., 2004:  The Front Range Pilot Project for GPM.  International Precipitation Conference, Vancouver, BC, 8-11 August 2004.

Rutledge, S. A., R. Cifelli, et al., 2004:  The Front Range Pilot Project for GPM.  2nd TRMM International Science Conference, Nara, Japan, 6-10 September 2004.

Rutledge, S. A. and W. A. Petersen, 2004:  Meteorological Forcing of Lightning Over the Gulf Stream.  AGU Fall Meeting 2004, San Francisco, CA, 13-17 December 2004.

Tessendorf, S. A., K. C. Wiens, et al., 2004:  Lightning and Radar Observations of Three Storms Observed During STEPS.  AMS 22nd Conference on Severe Local Storms, Hyannis, MA, 4-8 October 2004.

2003

Cifelli, R., 2003:  Polarimetric vs. NEXRAD Rainfall Accumulations.  Mountain-Plains Climate Workshop, Cheyenne, WY, 26 March 2003.

Cifelli, R., D. Barjenbruch, et al., 2003:  Evaluation of an Operational Polarimetric Rainfall Algorithm.  AMS 31st Conference on Radar Meteorology, Seattle, WA, 6-12 August 2003.

Cifelli, R., S. W. Nesbitt, et al., 2003:  Convective Variability Across the East Pacific:  A Comparison of Precipitation Structure in the TEPPS and EPIC Domains.  EPIC 2001 Workshop, Boulder, CO, 15-16 September 2003.

Cifelli, R., W. A. Petersen, et al., 2003:  An Ensemble Study of Wet Season Convection in the South West Amazon:  Kinematics and Implications for Diabatic Heating.  AMS 31st Radar Meteorology Conference, Seattle, WA, 6-12 August 2003.

Doesken, N. J. and C. Gimmestad, 2003:  CoCoRaHS:  Expansion of a Volunteer Precipitation Network Across the Central High Plains and Utility in NWS Operations.  Mountain-Plains Climate Workshop, Cheyenne, WY, 26 March 2003.

Kennedy, P. and T. Depue, 2003:  Overview of the CSU-CHILL and Hail Quadrature Parameter (HQP) Examples.  Mountain-Plains Climate Workshop, Cheyenne, WY, 26 March 2003.

Kennedy, P. C., T. K. Depue, et al., 2003:  Ground Truth Verification of the Hail Quadrature Parameter (HQP).  AMS 81st International Conference on Radar Meteorology, Seattle, WA, 6-12 August 2003.

Lang, T. J., S. A. Rutledge, et al., 2003:  Observations of Forest Fire Smoke Layers with the CSU-CHILL Polarimetric Radar.  AMS 31st Radar Meteorology Conference, Seattle, WA, 6-12 August 2003.

Lang, T. J., S. A. Rutledge, et al., 2003:  Positive Cloud-to-Ground and Other Horizontally Propagating Lightning in the Convective Line and Stratiform Rain Regions of a MCS Observed During STEPS.  2003 AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, 8-12 December 2003.

Nesbitt, S., 2003:  Precipitation Features According to TRMM and Their Implications for GPM.  NASA Climate and Radiation Branch Seminar Series, Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD, May 21, 2003.

Nesbitt, S. W., R. Cifelli, et al., 2003:  EPIC and Other Recent Field Campaign Radar Data Collected in the Context of the TRMM PR Climatology.  EPIC 2001 Workshop, Boulder, CO, 15-16 September 2003.

Nesbitt, S. W., R. Cifelli, et al., 2003:  Rainfall, Convective Intensity, and Lightning Characteristics of Tropical Mesoscale Convective Systems According to TRMM.  2003 AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, 8-12 December 2003.

Nesbitt, S. W., R. Cifelli, et al., 2003:  Field-Campaign Radar Data Collected in the Context of the TRMM Climatology:  Comparisons of Observed Storm Morphology and Validation Opportunities.  AMS 31st Radar Meteorology Conference, Seattle, WA, 6-12 August 2003.

Paiva Pereira, L. G. and S. A. Rutledge, 2003:  A Radar Perspective on the Variability of Tropical Convection Characteristics over the Southwest Amazon and East Pacific Regions.  AMS 31st Conference on Radar Meteorology, Seattle, WA, 6-12 August 2003.

Paiva Pereira, L. G. and S. A. Rutledge, 2003:  Convective Characteristics over the East Pacific and Southwest Amazon Regions:  A Radar Perspective.  EPIC 2001 Workshop, Boulder, CO, 15-16 September 2003.

Rutledge, S. A. and T. J. Lang, 2003:  The Severe Thunderstorm Electrification and Precipitation Study (STEPS).  2003 AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, 8-12 December 2003.

2002

Carey, L. D., R. Cifelli, et al., 2002:  Polarimetric Radar Inferred Precipitation Properties During TRMM-LBA.  TRMM International Science Conference, Honolulu, HI, 22-26  July 2002.

Cifelli, R., D. Baumgardner, et al., 2002:  Comparison Z-R Relationships in EPIC-2001.  2002 AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, 6-10 December, 2002.

Cifelli, R., L. D. Carey, et al., 2002:  A Kinematic Analysis of Convection in TRMM-LBA.  TRMM International Science Conference, Honolulu, HI, 22-26 July 2002.

Cifelli, R., W. A. Petersen, et al., 2002:  Ship Radar Observations of a Developing Hurricane in the East Pacific.  25th Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, San Diego, CA, 29 April-3May 2002.

Majurec, N., S. M. Sekelsky, et al., 2002:  Triple-Wavelength Radar for Cloud and Precipitation Microphysics Research.  IGARSS 2002, Toronto, CANADA, 24-28 June, 2002.

Petersen, W. A., R. Cifelli, et al., 2002:  Convection and Easterly Waves Observed in the Eastern Pacific ITCZ During EPIC2001.  25th Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, San Diego, CA, 29 April-3 May 2002.

Rutledge, S. A., L. D. Carey, et al., 2002:  Characteristics of Amazonian Rain During Contrasting Wet Season Regimes.  25th Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, San Diego, CA, 29 April-3 May 2002.

Tessendorf, S. A. and S. A. Rutledge, 2002:  Kinematic and Microphysical Evolution of the 29 June Supercell during STEPS.  AMS 21st Conference on Severe Local Storms, San Antonio, TX, 12-16 August, 2002.

Wiens, K. C., S. A. Tessendorf, et al., 2002:  29 June 2000 STEPS Supercell Storm:  Relationships Between Kinematics, Microphysics, and Lightning.  2002 AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, 6-10 December, 2002.

Wiens, K. C., S. A. Tessendorf, et al., 2002:  29 June 2000 STEPS Supercell Storm:  Relationships Between Kinematics, Microphysics, and Lightning.  AMS 21st Conference on Severe Local Storms, San Antonio, TX, 12-16 August, 2002.

Williams, A. G. and S. A. Rutledge, 2002:  Kinematic, Microphysical and Latent Heating Aspects of Two Mesoscale Convective Systems Observed During TRMM-LBA.  TRMM International Science Conference, Honolulu, HI, 22-26 July 2002.

2001

Carey, L. D., R. Cifelli, et al., 2001:  Characteristics of Amazonian Rain Measured during TRMM-LBA.  AMS 30th International Conference on Radar Meteorology, Munich, Germany, July 19-25, 2001.

Cifelli, R., W. A. Petersen, et al., 2001:  A Multi-Scale Perspective of TRMM-LBA Convection.  IGARRS 2001, Sydney, Australia, July 8-13, 2001.

Kennedy, P. C., S. A. Rutledge, et al., 2001:  Hail Characterizations via the Joint Utilization of Reflectivity, Differential Reflectivity, and Linear Depolarization Ratio Data.  AMS 30th International Conference on Radar Meteorology, Munich, Germany, July 19-25, 2001.

Lang, T. J., and S. A. Rutledge, 2001: On the relationships between convective storm kinematics, precipitation, and lightning. 7th International Conference on Precipitation, Rockport, ME.

Petersen, W. A., L. D. Carey, et al., 2001:  Climatological Studies of Severe Thunderstorm CG Lightning Polarity and Near-Surface Equivalent Potential Temperatures.  2001 AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, 10-14 December 2001.

Petersen, W. A., S. A. Rutledge, et al., 2001:  TRMM Observations of Regional Variability in Tropical Precipitation Characteristics.  7th International Conference on Precipitation, Rockport, Maine, June 30-July 3, 2001.

Rust, W. D., D. R. MacGorman, et al., 2001:  Early Results from Observations with Radar, a Lightning Mapping Array, and Balloon Soundings of Thunderstorms during STEPS 2000.  AMS 30th International Conference on Radar Meteorology, Munich, Germany, July 19-25, 2001.

Rutledge, S. A., L. D. Carey, et al., 2001:  Characteristics of Amazonian Rain from TRMM-LBA.  7th International Conference on Precipitation, Rockport, Maine, June 30-July 3, 2001.

Rutledge, S. A., M. Weisman, et al., 2001:  The Severe Thunderstorm and Precipitation Study.  Fifth Symposium on Integrated Observing Systems, 81st AMS Annual Meeting, Albequerque, NM, 14-19 January 2001.

Wiens, K., S. Rutledge, et al., 2001:  STEPS 2000:  Relationships Between Thunderstorm Charge Structure, Lightning Behavior, and Storm Severity.  2001 AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, 10-14 December, 2001.

Williams, A. G. and S. A. Rutledge, 2001:  Comparison of an Easterly and Westerly MCS Observed during TRMM-LBA Using Ground-Based and Airborne Data.  AMS 30th International Conference on Radar Meteorology, Munich, Germany, July 19-25, 2001.

2000

Carey, L. D., 2000:  S-Band Polarimetric Radar Observations of Tropical Rainfall During the TRMM-LBA Experiment.  URSI Conference, Boulder, CO, January, 2000.

Kucera, P. A., R. Cifelli, et al., 2000:  Monsoon Characteristics Observed During the South China Sea Monsoon Experiment.  24th AMS Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, May 29 - June 2, 2000.

Parker, M. D., R. H. Johnson, et al., 2000:  Cloud-to-Ground Lightning in Linear MCS Archetypes Without Trailing Stratiform Precipitation.  AMS 20th Conference on Severe Local Storms, Orlando, FL, September 11-15, 2000.

Petersen, W. A., S. A. Rutledge, et al., 2000:  Vertical Profile of Tropical Convection as Observed by the TRMM Satellite.  AMS 24th Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, May 29 - June 2, 2000.

Rickenbach, T. M., R. C. Cifelli, et al., 2000:  Convective Systems in Contrasting Regimes During TRMM-LBA in Rondonia, Brazil.  15th AMS Conference on Hydrology, Long Beach, CA, January 9-14, 2000.

Rickenbach, T. M., R. N. Ferreira, et al., 2000:  Evolution of Mesoscale Convective Systems in Contrasting Large Scale Regimes from Radar and Infrared Satellite Data During the TRMM-LBA Field Campaign in Rondonia, Brazil.  24th AMS Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, Fort Lauderdale, FL, May 29 - June 2, 2000.

Rutledge, S. A., L. D. Carey, et al., 2000:  Early Results from TRMM-LBA.  AMS 6th International Conference on Southern Hemisphere Meteorology and Oceanography, Santiago, Chile, April 3-7, 2000.

Rutledge, S. A., W. A. Petersen, et al., 2000:  Early Results from TRMM/LBA.  IGARSS-2000, Honolulu, HI, July 24-28, 2000.

Rutledge, S. A., W. A. Petersen, et al., 2000:  Early Results from TRMM-LBA:  Kinematic and Microphysical Characteristics of Convection in Distinct Meteorological Regimes.  AMS 24th  Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, May 29 - June 2, 2000.

1999

Ahijevych, D. A., S. A. Rutledge, et al., 1999:  Radar and Electrical Observations of MCTEX Thunderstorms.  AMS 23rd Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, Dallas, TX, January, 1999.

Carey, L. D. and S. A. Rutledge, 1999:  The Frequency and Distribution of Severe Storms that Produce Predominately Positive Cloud-to-Ground Lightning in the Contiguous United States.  AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, December, 1999.

Carey, L. D., S. A. Rutledge, et al., 1999:  Identifying Hydrometer Types in Tropical Convection Using TRMM Ground-Based Polarimetric Radar Data.  AMS 29th International Conference on Radar Meteorology, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, July, 1999.

Cifelli, R. C., T. M. Rickenbach, et al., 1999:  Monsoon Convection in SCSMEX:  Observations from Surface-Based Radar and the TRMM Satellite.  American Geophysical Union Spring Meeting, Boston, MA, June 1-4, 1999.

Lang, T. J., S. A. Rutledge, et al., 1999: Combined dual-Doppler, multiparameter radar, and lightning observations of a severe convective storm. 11th International Conference on Atmospheric Electricity, Guntersville, AL.

Petersen, W. A., L. D. Carey, et al., 1999:  Polarimetric Radar Observations and Cloud Modeling Studies of Low Lightning Producing Convection in the Fort Collins Flash Flood.  11th International Conference on Atmospheric Electricity, Guntersville, AL, June 7-11, 1999.

Zajac, B. A., S. A. Rutledge, et al., 1999:  Characteristics of Cloud-to-Ground Lightning in the Contiguous U.S. from 1995-1997.  11th International Conference on Atmospheric Electricity, Guntersville, AL, June, 1999.

1998

Carey, L. D. and S. A. Rutledge, 1998:  Propagation Effects in Large Raindrops at C-band:  The Problem and a Proposed Solution.  URSI Conference, Boulder, CO, January, 1998.

Cifelli, R. C., W. A. Petersen, et al., 1998:  Ship-Based Dual-Doppler Analysis of an MCS During TOGA COARE.  TOGA COARE 98 International Workshop, CLIVAR/GEWEX, Boulder, CO, July 7-14, 1998.

Cifelli, R. C., C. R. Williams, et al., 1998:  Drop Size Distribution Characteristics in Tropical Mesoscale Convective Systems:  Implications for Z-R Parameterizations.  4th International Conference on Tropospheric Profiling, Snowmass, CO, September 21-25, 1998.

Petersen, W. A., L. D. Carey, et al., 1998:  The 28 July 1997 Fort Collins Flash Flood:  A Multiparameter Radar Analysis.  19th Conference on Severe Local Storms, American Meteorological Society, Minneapolis, MN, September 13-18, 1998.

Simpson, J., J. B. Halverson, et al., 1998:  Cloud Physics and Electrification in Forming Tropical Cyclone Oliver, 1993.  AMS Conference on Cloud Physics, Everett, WA, August 17-21, 1998.

Weaver, J. F., W. A. Petersen, et al., 1998:  Some Unusual Aspects of the Fort Collins, Colorado Flash Flood of 28 July 1997.  8th Conference on Mountain Meteorology, American Meteorological Society, Flagstaff, AZ, August 3-7, 1998.

1997

Carey, L. D., S. A. Rutledge, et al., 1997:  Correction of Attenuation and Differential Attenuation at S- and C-band Using Differential Propagation Phases.  AMS 28th Conference on Radar Meteorology, Austin, TX, September, 1997.

Carey, L. D., S. A. Rutledge, et al., 1997:  C-Band Polarimetric Radar and Electrical Observations of a Maritime Continent Thunderstorm.  22nd Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, American Meteorological Society, Fort Collins, CO, May 19-23, 1997.

Carey, L. D., S. A. Rutledge, et al., 1997:  An Investigation of the Relationship Between Severe Storm Reports and Positive Cloud-to-Ground Lightning.  AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, December, 1997.

Cifelli, R. C., D. Rajopadhyaya, et al., 1997:  The Retrieval of Hydrometer Size Distributions Using Wind Profiler and Polarimetric Radar Measurements:  Initial Results from NE Colorado.  13th Conference on Hydrology, 76th Annual Meeting, American Meteorological Society, Long Beach, CA, February 2-7, 1997.

Cifelli, R. C., D. K. Rajopadhyaya, et al., 1997:  Drop Size Distribution Characteristics in Precipitating Systems Near Darwin, N.T., Australia.  22nd Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, American Meteorological Society, Fort Collins, CO, May 19-23, 1997.

Cifelli, R. C., D. K. Rajopadhyaya, et al., 1997:  Wind Profiler Retrieved Hydrometeor Size Distributions in the Mixed Phase Region of Precipitating Clouds:  Initial Results and Comparison with Dual-Polarimetric Radar Measurements.  28th International Conference on Radar Meteorology, American Meteorological Society, Austin, TX, September 7-12, 1997.

Keenan, T. D., P. T. May, et al., 1997:  Tropical Rainfall Estimation During the Maritime Continent Thunderstorm Experiment (MCTEX) using a C-band Polarimetric Radar.  AMS 22nd Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, Fort Collins, CO, May, 1997.

Keenan, T. D., D. S. Zrnic, et al., 1997:  Sensitivity of C-Band Polarimetric Variables to Propagation and Backscatter Effects in Rain.  AMS 28th Conference on Radar Meteorology, Austin, TX, September, 1997.

Lang, T. J., S. A. Rutledge, et al., 1997: Relationship between storm structure and lightning activity in convection observed during STERAO-A. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA.

May, P. T., T. D. Keenan, et al., 1997:  Polarimetric Measurements of Rain at a 5-cm Wavelength:  Comparison with Rain Gauge Measurements.  AMS 28th Conference on Radar Meteorology, Austin, TX, September, 1997.

Petersen, W. A. and S. A. Rutledge, 1997:  Lightning Observations and Multi-Scale Process Studies in the Tropics.  3rd International Workshop on the Physics of Lightning, Saint Jean de Luz, France, September 15-20, 1997.

Petersen, W. A., S. A. Rutledge, et al., 1997:  A Comparison of the Electrical, Kinematic and Microphysical Structures of Tropical Convective Clouds Using 1-D Cloud-Model.  22nd Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, Fort Collins, CO, May 19-23, 1997.

Rajopadhyaya, D. K., R. C. Cifelli, et al., 1997:  Rain Rates Determined from Combined UHF and VHF Wind Profiler Measurements.  13th Conference on Hydrology, 76th Annual Meeting, American Meteorological Society, Long Beach, CA, February 2-7, 1997.

Rutledge, S. A. and L. D. Carey, 1997:  Lightning and Mixed Phase Microphysics in Tropical Convection:  A Multiparameter Radar Study.  AMS 28th Conference on Radar Meteorology, Austin, TX, September, 1997.

1996

Carey, L. D. and S. A. Rutledge, 1996:  Electrical and Multiparameter Radar Observations of a Severe Hailstorm.  10th International Conference on Atmospheric Electricity, Osaka, Japan, June 10-14, 1996.

Carey, L. D., S. A. Rutledge, et al., 1996:  Positive Cloud-to-Ground Lightning in a Tornadic Thunderstorm:  A Multiparameter Radar Study.  AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, December, 1996.

Cifelli, R. C. and S. A. Rutledge, 1996:  Vertical Motion and Heating Profiles in Maritime Continent MCSs.  7th Conference on Mesoscale Processes, American Meteorological Society, Reading, England, September 9-13, 1996.

Petersen, W. A. and S. A. Rutledge, 1996:  Characteristic Differences in Cloud-to-Ground Lightning Flash Densities and Rain-Yields for Different Climatic Regions.  10th International Conference on Atmospheric Electricity, Osaka, Japan, June 10-14, 1996.

1995

Beaver, J., J. Turk, et al., 1995:  Ka-Band Propagation Studies Using the ACTS Propagation Terminal and the CSU-CHILL Multiparameter Radar.  National Radio Science Meeting, Boulder, CO, January 3-7, 1995.

Bringi, V. N., L. Liu, et al., 1995:  Multiparameter Radar Measurements of Rainfall in Hailstorms:  A Case Study.  National Radio Science Meeting, Boulder, CO, January 3-7, 1995.

Carey, L. D. and S. A. Rutledge, 1995:  Electrical and Multiparameter Radar Observations of a Severe Hailstorm.  AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, December, 1995.

Carey, L. D. and S. A. Rutledge, 1995:  Positive Cloud-to-Ground Lightning in Severe Hailstorms:  A Multiparameter Radar Study.  AMS 27th Conference on Radar Meteorology, Vail, CO, October, 1995.

Cifelli, R. C., S. A. Rutledge, et al., 1995:  Horizontal Divergence and Vertical Velocity Retrievals from Doppler Radar and Wind Profiler Observations in Tropical Convection.  27th International Conference on Radar Meteorology, American Meteorological Society, Vail, CO, October 9-13, 1995.

DeMott, C. A., R. C. Cifelli, et al., 1995:  An Improved Method for Partitioning Radar Data into Convective and Stratiform Components.  27th International Conference on Radar Meteorology, American Meteorological Society, Vail, CO, October 9-13, 1995.

Dobaie, A. and V. N. Bringi, 1995:  Dual Multiparameter Observation of Precipitation.  National Radio Science Meeting, Boulder, CO, January 3-7, 1995.

Petersen, W. A., R. C. Cifelli, et al., 1995:  Cloud-to-Ground Lightning and the Related Kinematic Structures of Two Tropical Oceanic MCS's:  Contrasting Cases.  Conference on Cloud Physics, American Meteorological Society, Dallas, TX, January 15-20, 1995.

Petersen, W. A., G. D. Green, et al., 1995:  Use of NEXRAD Radar Data and NLDN Lightning Data in the Analysis of Arizona Monsoon Thunderstorms.  27th Conference on Radar Meteorology, American Meteorological Society, October 9-13, 1995.

Rutledge, S. A. and W. A. Petersen, 1995:  Diurnal Cycle, Currents and Polarity of Cloud-to-Ground Flashes Over a Tropical Island.  International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics, Boulder, CO, July 3-17, 1995.

1994

Bringi, V. N., E. A. Mueller, et al., 1994:  The CSU-CHILL S-Band Dual Polarization Doppler Weather Radar System:  Recent Improvements and Planned Enhancements.  COST-75 International Seminar on Advanced Weather Radar Systems, Brussels, Belgium, September 20-23, 1994.

Carey, L. D. and S. A. Rutledge, 1994:  Multiparameter and Dual-Doppler Radar Study of the Kinematic and Microphysical Evolution of Lightning Producing Storms in Northeastern Colorado.  AMS Symposium on the Global Electric Circuit, Global Change and the Meteorological Applications of Lightning Information, Nashville, TN, January, 1994.

Carey, L. D. and S. A. Rutledge, 1994:  Multiparameter Radar Study of a Highly Electrified Squall Line.  AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, December, 1994.

Carey, L. D., S. A. Rutledge, et al., 1994:  Heat and Moisture Budget over the TOGA COARE IFA During the Mature Phase of the 24 December 1992 Mesoscale Convective System.  AMS 6th Conference on Mesoscale Processes, Portland, OR, July, 1994.

McAnelly, R. L., J. E. Nachamkin, et al., 1994:  The Development of an MCS in a Quasi-Tropical Environment in Northeastern Colorado.  AMS Sixth Conference on Mesoscale Processes, Portland, OR, July 17-22, 1994.

Nachamkin, J. E., W. R. Cotton, et al., 1994:  Analysis of the Early Growth Stages of a High Plains MCS.  AMS Sixth Conference on Mesoscale Processes, Portland, OR, July 17-22, 1994.

Rickenbach, T. M., S. A. Rutledge, et al., 1994:  Analysis of the Organization and Modulation of Convection in the Western Pacific Warm Pool Region.  6th AMS Conference on Mesoscale Processes, Portland Oregon, July, 1994.

1993

Achtemeier, G. A., R. W. Scott, et al., 1993:  The Champaign Macroburst:  A Rare Radar Event?  26th International Conference on Radar Meteorology, Norman, OK, May 24-28, 1993.

Benjamin, A. and V. Chandrasekar, 1993:  Polarimetric Radar and Aircraft Observations of Winter Storms.  26th International Conference on Radar Meteorology, Norman, OK, May 24-28, 1993.

Bringi, V. N., D. A. Brunkow, et al., 1993:  Polarimetric Measurements in Colorado Convective Systems Using the CSU-CHILL Radar.  26th International Conference on Radar Meteorology, Norman, OK, May 24-28, 1993.

Hubbert, J. H., J. Caylor, et al., 1993:  A Practical Algorithm for the Estimation of Doppler Velocity and Differential Phases from Dual Polarized Radar Measurements.  26th International Conference on Radar Meteorology, Norman, OK, May 24-28, 1993.

Kennedy, P. C. and S. A. Rutledge, 1993:  Combined Dual-Doppler and Multiparameter Radar Observations of a Colorado Bow Echol Hailstorm.  26th International Conference on Radar Meteorology, Norman, OK, May 24-28, 1993.

Liu, L., V. N. Bringi, et al., 1993:  Statistical Characteristics of the Copolar Correlation Coefficient Between Horizontal and Vertical Polarizations.  26th International Conference on Radar Meteorology, Norman, OK, May 24-28, 1993.

Liu, L., A. Mudukutore, et al., 1993:  Studies on a Severe Storm Using the CSU-CHILL Dual Polarized Doppler Weather Radar.  International Conference Neural Net. Signal Processing, Guangzhou, China, November, 1993.

McAnelly, R. L., J. E. Nachamkin, et al., 1993:  Upscale Growth Processes in a Mesoscale Convective System.  26th International Conference on Radar Meteorology, Norman, OK, May 24-28, 1993.

Petersen, W. A., S. A. Rutledge, et al., 1993:  The Electrification of Tropical Oceanic Convective Clouds Observed During TOGA COARE.  17th Conference on Severe Local Storms/Atmospheric Electricity, American Meteorological Society, St. Louis, MO, October 4-8, 1993.

Xiao, R., V. N. Bringi, et al., 1993:  Copolar and Cross Polar Pattern Measurements of the CSU-CHILL Antenna.  26th International Conference on Radar Meteorology, Norman, OK, May 24-28, 1993.

1991

Bringi, V. N., E. A. Mueller, et al., 1991:  Polarimetric Measurments and Interpretation Using the S-band CSU-CHILL Radar.  International Workshop on Multiparameter Radar Applied to Microwave Progation, Graz, Austria, September 3-6, 1991.

Rutledge, S. A., V. N. Bringi, et al., 1991:  New Capabilities of the CSU-CHILL Radar.  25th International Conference on Radar Meteorology, Paris, France, June 24-28, 1991.

Rutledge, S. A., W. A. Petersen, et al., 1991:  Radar and Electrical Study of a Tropical Squall Line Near Darwin, Australia During DUNDEE.  25th International Conference on Radar Meteorology, American Meteorological Society, Paris, France, June 24-28, 1991.

Westcott, N. E., 1991:  The Bridging and Growing of Aggregating Echo Cores.  25th International Conference on Radar Meteorology, American Meteorological Society, Paris, France, June 24-28, 1991.

1990

Kennedy, P. C., N. E. Westcott, et al., 1990:  Single Doppler Radar Observations of a Mini-Tornado.  16th Conference on Severe Local Storms, American Meteorological Society, Kananaskis Provisional Park, Alberta, Canada, October 22-26, 1990.

Musil, D. J., P. L. Smith, et al., 1990:  Armored Aircraft Observations of a Severe Hailstorm in Illinois.  16th Conference on Severe Local Storms, American Meteorological Society, Kananaskis Provisional Park, Alberta, Canada, October 22-26, 1990.

Book Section

Rutledge, S. A. (1994). Meteorological Radar. McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia . . .

Mueller, E. A. and V. Chandrasekar (1992). Meteorologic Radar Polarimetry in North America 1950-1991. Direct and Inverse Methods in Radar Polarimetry. W.-M. Boerner. Boston, D. Reidel Company

Theses/Dissertations

Barasab, B., 2014: Prediction of Total Lightning Behavior in Colorado and Alabama Thunderstorms from Storm Dynamical and Microphysical Variables. M.S. Thesis

Fuchs, B., 2014: Factors Affecting Lightning Behavior in Various Regions of the United States. M.S. Thesis.

Beavis, N., 2013: Regional, Seasonal and Diurnal Variations of Cloud-to-Ground Lightning with Large Impulse Charge Moment Changes. M. S. Thesis.

Thompson, E., 2012: Development of a Polarimetric Radar Based Hydrometeor Classification Algorithm for Winter Precipitation. M.S. Thesis.

Meyer, T., 2012: Radar and Lightning Analyses of Gigantic Jet-Producing Storms. M.S. Thesis.

Guy, N., 2012: Regional Analysis of West African Convective Systems and Characteristics. Ph.D. Dissertation.

Rowe, A., 2011: A polarimetric radar analysis of convective observed during NAME and TiMREX. Ph.D. Dissertation.

Anderson, A., 2011: A Comparison of Positive and Negative Cloud-To-Ground Lightning Dominant Storm in Three Comparison of Positive and Negative Cloud-Regions of the United States. M.S. Thesis.

Stuckmeyer, E., 2011: Boundary layer features observed during NAME 2004. M.S. Thesis.

Dolan, B., 2009:  Analysis and Application of the CASA IP1 X-band polarimetric radar network. Ph.D. Dissertation.

Cullin, R., 2008:  Lightning characteristics in bow echo and supercell storms. M.S. Thesis.

Pereira, G., 2008:  Characteristics and organization of precipitating features during NAME 2004 and their relationship to environmental conditions. Ph.D. Dissertation.

George, K., 2008:  Polarimetric-based rainfall rates using S- and X- band radars in the GPM-GV pilot project. M.S. Thesis.

Rowe, A., 2007:  Elevation-Dependent Trends in Precipitation Observed by the NAME Radar Network. M.S. Thesis.

Kalb, C., 2007:  Cloud-to-Ground Lightning Polarity and Environmental Conditions Over the Central United States. M.S. Thesis.

Ikeda, K., 2007:  Observations of Winter Storms with a Video Disdrometer and Polarimetric Radar. M.S. Thesis.

Lerach, D., 2006:  Vertical Structure and Kinematics of Tropical Monsoon Precipitation Observed From A 2875-MHZ Profiler During NAME. M.S. Thesis.

Tessendorf, S. A., 2006:  Relationships Between Kinematics, Microphysics, and Lightning In High Plains Storms Observed During the Severe Thunderstorm Electrification and Precipitation Study (STEPS). Ph.D. Dissertation.

Wiens, K., 2005:  Kinematic, Microphysical, and Electrical Structure and Evolution of Thunderstorms During the Severe Thunderstorm Electrification and Precipitation Study (STEPS).  Ph.D. Dissertation.

Dolan, B., 2004:  An Integrated Display and Analysis Tool for Multi-Variable Radar Data.  M.S. Thesis.

Long, D. A., 2004:  Evaluating the Use of Polarimetric Cloud Radars for Studying Winter Storms.  M.S. Thesis.

Depue, T. K., 2003:  Ground Truth and Modeling Verification of the Hail Quadrature Parameter.  M.S. Thesis.

Paiva Pereira, L. G., 2003:  A Radar Perspective on the Variability of Tropical Convection Characteristics over the Southwestern Amazon and Eastern Pacific Regions.  M.S. Thesis.

Tessendorf, S. A., 2003:  Kinematic and Microphysical Evolution of the 29 June Supercell Observed During STEPS.  M.S. Thesis.

Williams, A. G., 2002:  Kinematic, Microphysical and Latent Heating Aspects of Two Mesoscale Convective Systems Observed During TRMM-LBA.  M.S. Thesis.

Cabosky, S., 2001:  A Statistical Frequency Analysis of Lightning Producing Storms During STEPS 2000.  M.S. Thesis.

Belcher, L., 2000:  Classification of Tropical Precipitation Regimes:  A Comparative Analysis of Disdrometer, Profiler, and Multi-parameter Radar Measurements.  M.S. Thesis.

Lang, T. J., 2000:  On the Relationships Between Convective Storm Kinetics, Microphysics, and Lightning.  Ph.D. Dissertation.

Gauthier, M., 1999:  Multiparameter Investigation of Significant Lightning Producing Storms in Northeastern Colorado.  M.S. Thesis.

Ran, J., 1999:  Radar Rainfall Estimation Using Neural Networks.  M.S. Thesis.

Ryan, J., 1999:  Relationship Between Lightning Flash Rates and Radar Observations from Colorado and Australia.  M.S. Thesis.

Ahijevych, D. A., 1998:  Lifecycle Characteristics and Organization of Tropical Island Convection.  M.S. Thesis.

Amin, I., 1998:  Multiparameter Radar Remote Sensing, In-Situ Observations and Modeling of Winter Precipitation.  Ph.D. Dissertation.

Benbella, T., 1998:  Multiparameter Radar Data Analysis Using Wavelets.  Ph.D. Dissertation.

Butler, C., 1998:  Microphysical Characteristics of Ice Crystals and Snowflakes as Revealed by Polarimetric Radar Measurements.  M.S. Thesis.

Carey, L. D., 1998:  On the Relationship Between Precipitation and Lightning as Revealed by Multiparameter Radar Observations.  Ph.D. Dissertation.

Roberts, R., 1998:  Integration of WSR-80 and GOES-8 Data for Detecting and Forecasting Storm Initiation.  M.S. Thesis.

Zajac, B. A., 1998:  Climatological Characteristics of Cloud-to-Ground Lightning Activity in the Contiguous United States.  M.S. Thesis.

Abou-El-Magd, A. M., 1997:  Identification and Classification of Mixed Phase Precipitation Using Multiparameter Radar and In-situ Measurements.  Ph.D. Dissertation.

Bolen, S., 1997:  Space-time Analysis of Radar Rainfall Fields.  Ph.D. Dissertation.

Huang, G., 1997:  The Two Transmitter/Two Receiver CSU-CHILL Radar System:  Calibration Issues and Sample Data Analysis.  M.S. Thesis.

Lang, T. J., 1997:  Relationship Between Storm Structure and Lightning Activity in Colorado Convection Observed During STERAO-A.  M.S. Thesis.

Petersen, W. A., 1997:  Multi-Scale Process Studies in the Tropics:  Results from Lightning Observations.  Ph.D. Dissertation.

Zhao, L., 1997:  Weather Radar Signal Analysis and Phase Coding to Recover Second Trip Echo.  M.S. Thesis.

Beaver, J., 1996:  Ka-band Propagation Studies the ACTS Propagation Terminal and the CSU-CHILL Multiparameter Radar.  Ph.D. Dissertation.

DeMott, C. A., 1996:  The Vertical Structure and Modulation of TOGA COARE Convection:  A Radar Perspective.  Ph.D. Dissertation.

Erdman, J., 1996:  Characteristics of Cloud-to-Ground Lightning Associated with Severe Thunderstorms in Northeast Colorado.  M.S. Thesis.

Lucci, R., 1996:  Doppler Radar Investigation of Tornadic and Lightning Producing Storms in Northeast Colorado.  M.S. Thesis.

Mudukutore, A., 1996:  Pulse Compression for Weather Radars.  Ph.D. Dissertation.

Saxen, T. R., 1996:  Surface Fluxes and Boundary Layer Recovery in TOGA COARE:  Sensitivity to Convective Organization.  M.S. Thesis.

Schuur, T. J., 1996:  An Observational and Modeling Study of Mesoscale Convective System Electrification.  Ph.D. Dissertation.

Xiao, R., 1996:  Neural Network Applications in Weather Radar Systems.  Ph.D. Dissertation.

Cifelli, R. C., 1995:  Vertical Motion Structure in Tropical Mesoscale Convective Systems.  221.  Ph.D. Dissertation.

Clement, P., 1995:  A Comparison of Radar-derived Precipitation and Rain Gage Precipitation in Northeast Colorado.  M.S. Thesis.

Grady, R. L., 1995:  The Initiation and Development of a Long-Lived, High Plains Squall Line.  M.S. Thesis.

Carey, L. D., 1994:  Multiparameter Radar Case Studies of the Microphysical and Kinematic Evolution of Lightning Producing Storms.  M.S. Thesis.

Garbrick, D., 1994:  Classification of Random Hydrometeor Images Using Neural Network Techniques.  M.S. Thesis.

Mudegowda, S., 1994:  Effects of Antenna Induced Errors in Multiparameter Radar Measurements.  M.S. Thesis.

Scott, J. D., 1994:  Doppler Radar Observations of an Asymmetric MCS and Associated Vortex Couplet.  M.S. Thesis.

Benjamin, A., 1993:  Polarimetric Radar/Aircraft Observations and Modelling of Ice Crystals in Winter Storms.  Ph.D. Dissertation.

Liu, L., 1993:  Remote Sensing of Precipitation Using Multiparameter Radar:  Statistics, Processing Algorithms and Analysis Techniques.  Ph.D. Dissertation.

Manning, K. W., 1992:  An Observational and Modeling Study of the 26-27 June 1985 PRE-STORM Mesoscale Convective System.  M.S. Thesis.

Mudukutore, A., 1992:  Evaluation and Characterization of the CSU-CHILL Radar.  M.S. Thesis.

Ogden, F., 1992:  Two Dimensional Runoff Modeling with Weather Radar Data.  Ph.D. Dissertation.

Petersen, W. A., 1992:  Cloud-to-Ground Lightning in Tropical Mesoscale Convective Systems.  225.  M.S. Thesis.

Powell, N., 1992:  Radar-based Case Study of a Northeast Colorado Snowstorm.  M.S. Thesis.

Rasmussen, E., 1992:  An Observational and Theoretical Study of Squall Line Evolution.  Ph.D. Dissertation.

Speltz, D., 1992:  A Comparison of Radar Rainfall Estimates and Rain Gage Measurements During Two Denver Thunderstorms.  M.S. Thesis.

Randell, S. C., 1991:  Non-Inductive Charging of Tropical Convection in High and Low Cape Environments.  M.S. Thesis.

Rickenbach, T. M., 1990:  Precipitation Processes and Water Budget Study of the 10-11 June 1985 Mesoscale Convective System.  M.S. Thesis.

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