Duffy, G., and Bennartz, R., 2018: The Role of Melting Snow in the Ocean Surface Heat Budget, Geophys. Res. Lett., 45, 10.1029/ 2018GL079182.

Pettersen, C., Bennartz, R., Merrelli, A. J., Shupe, M. D., Turner, D. D., and Walden, V. P., 2018: Precipitation regimes over central Greenland inferred from 5 years of ICECAPS observations, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 18, 4715-4735,, 2018.

Greenwald, T., R. Bennartz, M. Lebsock, and J. Teixera, 2018: An Uncertainty Data Set for Passive Microwave Satellite Observations of Warm Cloud Liquid Water Path, JGR – Atmospheres,

Grosvenor, D.P., O. Souderval, P. Zuidema, A.S. Ackerman, M.D. Alexandrov, R. Bennartz, R. Boers, B. Cairns, J.C. Chiu, M. Christensen, H. Deneke, M. Diamond, G. Feingold, A. Fridlind, A. Hünerbein, C. Knist, P. Kollias, A. Marshak, D. McCoy, D. Merk, D. Painemal, J. Rausch, D. Rosenfeld, H. Russchenberg, P. Seifert, K. Sinclair, P. Stier, B. van Diedenhoven, M. Wendisch, F. Werner, R. Wood, Z. Zhang, and J. Quaas, 2018: Remote sensing of cloud droplet number concentration: Review of current and perspectives for new approaches. Rev. Geophys.

Miller, N. B., Shupe, M. D.,
Lenaerts, J. T. M., Kay, J. E.,
de Boer, G., & Bennartz, R.
(2018). Process-based model evaluation using surface energy budget observations in central Greenland. Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 123.

Kneifel, S., Neto, J. D., Ori, D., Moisseev, D., Tyynela, J., Adams, I. S., Kuo, K. S., Bennartz, R., Berne, A., Clothiaux, E. E., Eriksson, P., Geer, A. J., Honeyager, R., Leinonen, J., and Westbrook, C. D., 2018: SUMMER SNOWFALL WORKSHOP: Scattering Properties of Realistic Frozen Hydrometeors from Simulations and Observations, as well as Defining a New Standard for Scattering Databases, B Am Meteorol Soc, 99, ES55-ES58, 10.1175/bams-d-17-0208.1.

Seethala, C., Meirink, J. F., Horváth, Á., Bennartz, R., and Roebeling, R., 2018: Evaluating the diurnal cycle of South Atlantic stratocumulus clouds as observed by MSG SEVIRI, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 18, 13283-13304,, 2018.

Levizzani, V., Kidd, C., Aonashi, K., Bennartz, R., Ferraro, R. R., Huffman, G. J., Roca, R., Turk, F. J., and Wang, N. Y., 2018: The activities of the International Precipitation Working Group, Q J Roy Meteor Soc, 10.1002/qj.3214, 2018.

Blackwell, W. J., Braun, S., Bennartz, R., Velden, C., DeMaria, M., Atlas, R., Dunion, J., Marks, F., Rogers, R., Annane, B., and Leslie, R. V., 2018: An Overview of the TROPICS NASA Earth Venture Mission, Q J Roy Meteor Soc, 10.1002/qj.3290, 2018.

Schröder, M., Lockhoff, M., Fell, F., Forsythe, J., Trent, T., Bennartz, R., Borbas, E., Bosilovich, M. G., Castelli, E., Hersbach, H., Kachi, M., Kobayashi, S., Kursinski, E. R., Loyola, D., Mears, C., Preusker, R., Rossow, W. B., and Saha, S., 2018: The GEWEX Water Vapor Assessment archive of water vapour products from satellite observations and reanalyses, Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 10, 1093-1117,



Bennartz, R. and Rausch, J., 2017: Global and regional estimates of warm cloud droplet number concentration based on 13 years of AQUA-MODIS observations, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 17, 9815-9836,, 2017.

Peters, C, R. Bennartz and G. Hornberger, 2017: Satellite-derived methane emissions from inundation in Bangladesh, Journal of Geophysical Research – Biogeosciences, JGRG20781, DOI: 10.1002/2016JG003740.

Bennartz, R., Höschen, H., Picard, B., Schröder, M., Stengel, M., Sus, O., Bojkov, B., Casadio, S., Diedrich, H., Eliasson, S., Fell, F., Fischer, J., Hollmann, R., Preusker, R., and Willén, U., 2017: An intercalibrated dataset of total column water vapour and wet tropospheric correction based on MWR on board ERS-1, ERS-2, and Envisat, Atmos. Meas. Tech., 10, 1387-1402, doi:10.5194/amt-10-1387-2017.

Petty, G. W. and Bennartz, R., 2017: Field-of-view characteristics and resolution matching for the Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) Microwave Imager (GMI), Atmos. Meas. Tech., 10, 745-758, doi:10.5194/amt-10-745-2017.

 Rausch, J., Meyer, K., Bennartz, R., and Platnick, S., 2017: Differences in liquid cloud droplet effective radius and number concentration estimates between MODIS collections 5.1 and 6 over global oceans, Atmos. Meas. Tech., 10, 2105-2116,

Stengel, M., Stapelberg, S., Sus, O., Schlundt, C., Poulsen, C., Thomas, G., Christensen, M., Carbajal Henken, C., Preusker, R., Fischer, J., Devasthale, A., Willén, U., Karlsson, K.-G., McGarragh, G. R., Proud, S., Povey, A. C., Grainger, R. G., Meirink, J. F., Feofilov, A., Bennartz, R., Bojanowski, J. S., and Hollmann, R., 2017: Cloud property datasets retrieved from AVHRR, MODIS, AATSR and MERIS in the framework of the Cloud_cci project, Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 9, 881-904,

Elsaesser, G. S., O’Dell, C. W., Lebsock, M. D., Bennartz, R., Greenwald, T. J., and Wentz, F. J., 2017: The Multisensor Advanced Climatology of Liquid Water Path (MAC-LWP), J Climate, 30, 10193-10210, 10.1175/jcli-d-16-0902.1.



Loew, A., Bennartz, R., Fell, F., Lattanzio, A., Doutriaux-Boucher, M., and Schulz, J., 2016: A database of global reference sites to support validation of satellite surface albedo datasets (SAVS 1.0), Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 8, 425-438, doi:10.5194/essd-8-425-2016, 2016.

 Pettersen, C., R. Bennartz, M. S. Kulie, A. J. Merrelli, M. D. Shupe, and D. D. Turner, 2016: Microwave signatures of ice hydrometeors from ground-based observations above Summit, Greenland. Atmos. Chem. Phys., 16, 4743-4756, 2016, doi:10.5194/acp-16-4743-2016

Kulie, M.S. ; L. Milani; N. B. Wood; S. A. Tushaus; R. Bennartz; T. S. L’Ecuyer, 2016: A Shallow Cumuliform Snowfall Census Using Spaceborne Radar”. Journal of Hydrometeorology,

Schroeder, M., Lockhoff, M., Forsythe, J. M., Cronk, H. Q., Vonder Haar, T. H., and Bennartz, R., 2016: The GEWEX water vapor assessment: Results from intercomparison, trend and homogeneity analysis of total column water vapour, J. Applied Meteorology, 55,



Diamond, M. and R. Bennartz, 2015:  Occurrence and trends of eastern and central Pacific El Niño in different reconstructed SST data set. Geophys. Res. Letters, DOI 10.1002/2015GL066469

Gray, T. and R. Bennartz, 2015: Automatic volcanic ash detection from MODIS observations using a back-propagation neural network, Atmos. Meas. Tech., , 8, 5089-5097, doi:10.5194/amt-8-5089-2015

He, J., Y. Zhang, T. Glotfelty, R. He, R. Bennartz, J. Rausch, and K. Sartelet (2015), Decadal simulation and comprehensive evaluation of CESM/ CAM5.1 with advanced chemistry, aerosol microphysics, and aerosol- cloud interactions, J. Adv. Model. Earth Syst., 7, 110–141, doi:10.1002/ 2014MS000360.

Wang, K., K. Yahya, Y. Zhang, C. Hogrefe, G. Pouliot, C. Knote, A. Hodzic, R. San Jose, J. L. Perez, P. Jiménez-Guerrero, R. Baro, P. Makar, R. Bennartz, A multi-model assessment for the 2006 and 2010 simulations under the Air Quality Model Evaluation International Initiative (AQMEII) Phase 2 over North America: Part II. Evaluation of column variable predictions using satellite data. Atmospheric Environment 115, 587-603 (2015)10.1016/j.atmosenv.2014.07.044).

Myers, C.G., Oster, J. L., Sharp, W.D., Bennartz, R.,  Kelley, N.P., Covey, A.K., and Breitenbach, S., 2015: Northeast Indian stalagmite records Pacific decadal climate change: implications for moisture transport and drought in India, Geophysical Research Letters, DOI: 10.1002/2015GL063826.

Lattanzio, A., F. Fell, R. Bennartz, I. Trigo, and J. Schulz, 2015: Quality assessment and improvement of the EUMETSAT Meteosat Surface Albedo Climate Data Record. Atmos. Meas. Tech., 8, 4561-4571, 2015 doi:10.5194/amt-8-4561-2015

Merrelli, A., R. Bennartz, C. W. O’Dell, and T. E. Taylor, 2015: Estimating bias in the OCO-2 retrieval algorithm caused by 3-D radiation scattering from unresolved boundary layer clouds, Atmos. Meas. Tech., 8, 1641-1656, doi:10.5194/amt-8-1641-2015.

Roebeling, R., B. Baum, R. Bennartz, U. Hamann, A. Heidinger, J. F. Meirink, M. Stengel, A. Thoss, A. Walther, P. Watts, Summary of the Fourth Cloud Retrieval Evaluation Workshop. B Am Meteorol Soc 96, ES71-ES74 (2015)10.1175/bams-d-14-00184.1.




Bennartz, R. Ph. Lorenz, and D. Jacob, 2014: Validation of the regional coupled climate model BALTIMOS using passive microwave satellite data. Theoretical and Applied Climatology. DOI 10.1007/s00704-009-0178-x.

Doppler, L., R. Preusker, R. Bennartz, and J. Fischer2014: k-bin and k-IR: k-distribution methods without correlation approximation for non-fixed instrument response function and extension to the thermal infrared—Applications to satellite remote sensing, JQSRT 2014;133,382-395. doi: 10.1016/j.jqsrt.2013.09.001

Bennartz, R., 2014: Remote Sensing of Snowfall. Peer-reviewed book chapter in: Encyclopedia of Remote Sensing. Njoku, Eni G. (Ed.), 2014, 1000 p. 350. ISBN 978-0-387-36698-2.

Kniffka, A., M. Stengel, M. Lockhoff, R. Bennartz, and R. Hollmann, 2014: Characteristics of cloud liquid water path from SEVIRI on the Meteosat Second Generation 2 satellite for several cloud types. Atmos. Meas. Tech. Discuss., 6, 8743-8782, 2013, doi:10.5194/amtd-6-8743-2013

Hamann, U. A. Walther, B. Baum, R. Bennartz, L. Bugliaro, M. Derrien, P. Francis, A. Heidinger, S. Joro, A. Kniffka, H. Le Gléau, M. Lockhoff, H.-J. Lutz, J. F. Meirink1, P. Minnis, R. Palikonda, R. Roebeling, A. Thoss, S. Platnick, P. Watts, and G. Wind, 2014: Remote sensing of cloud top pressure/height from SEVIRI: analysis of ten current retrieval algorithms. Atmos. Meas. Tech. Discuss., 7, 401-473, 2014. doi:10.5194/amtd-7-401-2014.

Kulie, M., M. Hiley, R. Bennartz, S. Kneifel, S. Tanelli, 2014: Triple frequency radar reflectivity signatures of snow: Observations and comparisons to theoretical ice particle scattering models. J. Applied Meteorology and Climatology, Vol. 53, No. 4, 1080-1098.

Ban-Weiss, G. A., L. Jin, S. E. Bauer,
R. Bennartz, X. Liu, K. Zhang, Y. Ming,
H. Guo, and J. H. Jiang (2014), Evaluating clouds, aerosols, and their interactions in three global climate models using satellite simulators and observations,
J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 119, doi:10.1002/ 2014JD021722.

Walther, A., M. Schroeder, J. Fischer, and R. Bennartz, 2014: Comparison of Precipitation in BALTIMOS and Radar Observations. Theoretical and Applied Climatology. DOI: 10.1007/s00704-009-0174-1.


Bennartz, R., M. Shupe , D. Turner , V. Walden , K. Steffen , C. Cox , M. S. Kulie , N. Miller , C. Pettersen, 2013: July 2012 Greenland melt extent enhanced by low-level liquid clouds. Nature, 496, 83-86, doi:10.1038/nature12002.

Shupe, M.D., D. D. Turner, V. P. Walden, R. Bennartz, M. P. Cadeddu, B. B. Castellani, C. J. Cox, D. R. Hudak, M. S. Kulie, N. B. Miller, R. R. Neely III, and W. D. Neff, 2013: High and Dry: New Observations of Tropospheric and Cloud Properties above the Greenland Ice Sheet. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society,  DOI: 10.1175/BAMS-D-11-00249.1.

Roebeling, R., B. A. Baum, R. Bennartz, U. Hamann, A. K. Heidinger, A. Thoss, and A. Walther, 2013: Evaluating And Improving Cloud Parameter Retrievals, Bull. Am. Meteorol. Soc., 94, ES41, doi:10.1175/BAMS-D-12-00041.1.

Evan, A. T., R. J. Allen, R. Bennartz, and D. J. Vimont, 2013: The Modification of Sea Surface Temperature Anomaly Linear Damping Time Scales by Stratocumulus Clouds, J Climate, 26(11), 3619-363010.1175/jcli-d-12-00370.1.

Miller, N. B., D. D. Turner, R. Bennartz, M. D. Shupe, M. S. Kulie, M. P. Cadeddu, and V. P. Walden, 2013: Surface-based inversions above central Greenland, J Geophys Res-Atmos, 118(2), 495-50610.1029/2012jd018867.


Bennartz, R. and M. Schroeder, 2012: Convective activity over Africa and the tropical Atlantic inferred from 20 years of geostationary satellite observations. J. Climate, doi: 10.1175/2011JCLI3984.1.

Buehler, S. A., E. Defer, F. Evans, S. Eliasson, J. Mendrok, P. Eriksson, C. Lee, C. Jimenéz, C. Prigent, S. Crewell, Y. Kasai, R. Bennartz, and A. J. Gasiewski, 2012: Observing Ice Clouds in the Submillimeter Spectral Range: The CloudIce Mission Proposal for ESA’s Earth Explorer 8,
Atmos. Meas. Tech. Discuss., 5, 1101–1151, doi:10.5194/amtd-5-1101-2012.

Di Michele, S., M. Ahlgrimm, Forbes, R., Kulie, M., Bennartz, R., Janiskova, M., and Bauer, P., 2012: The impact of forward operator uncertainties on the evaluation of the ECMWF global model using CloudSat observations. Q.J. Royal. Meteorol. Society, 138, 669, 2047-2065, DOI: 10.1002/qj.1936.

Evan, A.T., R.J. Allen, R. Bennartz, D. Vimont, 2012: The modification of sea surface temperature anomaly linear damping time scales by stratocumulus clouds, In press. J. Climate.

Lindstrot, R., Preusker, R., Diedrich, H., Doppler, L., Bennartz, R., and Fischer, J.:, 2012: 1D-Var retrieval of daytime total columnar water vapour from MERIS measurements, Atmos. Meas. Tech., 5, 631-646, doi:10.5194/amt-5-631-2012.

Lauer, A., R. Bennartz, K. Hamilton, and Y. Wang, 2012: Modeling the response of marine boundary layer clouds to global warming: The impact of tuning precipitation schemes, J. Climate, 25,19, 6610-6626   DOI: 10.1175/JCLI-D-11-00623.1

Weber, M., Young, B. B., Kulie, M. S. , R. Bennartz, and J. H. Booske, 2012: Atmospheric Attenuation of 400 GHz Radiation due to Water Vapor. IEEE Transactions on Terahertz Science and Technology, doi: 10.1109/TTHZ.2012.2189909

Lindstrot, R., R. Bennartz, R. Preusker, and J. Fischer, 2012: The impact of subscale inhomogeneity on oxygen A band cloud top pressure estimates: Using ESA’S MERIS as a proxy for DSCOVR-EPIC. Remote Sensing. 4, 7, 1963-1973   DOI: 10.3390/rs4071963

Zhang, Y. P. Karamchandani, T. Glotfelty, D. G. Streets, G. Grell, A. Nenes, F. Yu, and R. Bennartz, 2012: Development and Initial Application of the Global-Through-Urban Weather Research and Forecasting Model with Chemistry (GU-WRF/Chem). Journal of Geophysical Research, 117,  D20206   DOI: 10.1029/2012JD017966



Bennartz, R., A. Lauer, J.-L. Brenguier, 2011: Scale-aware integral constraints on autoconversion and accretion in regional and global climate models. Geophys. Res. Lett., 38, L10809, doi:10.1029/2011GL047618.

Bennartz, R., J. Fan, J. Rausch, R. Leung, A. Heidinger, 2011: Pollution from China increases cloud droplet number, suppresses rain over the East China Sea. Geophys. Res. Lett., 38, L09704, doi:10.1029/2011GL047235.

Kneifel, S., M. S. Kulie, and R. Bennartz, 2011: A triple-frequency approach to retrieve microphysical snowfall parameters, J. Geophys. Res., 116, D11203, doi:10.1029/2010JD015430.

(*) Hiley, M., M. Kulie, and R. Bennartz, 2011: Uncertainty analysis for CloudSat snowfall retrievals. Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology, 50, 2, 399-418.

(+) Foster, M. J., R. Bennartz, and A. K. Heidinger, 2011: Estimation of Warm Cloud Properties that Conserve Total-scene Reflectance Using Near-infrared Satellite Measurements, Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology, 50, 1,96-109.

Watts, P., R. Bennartz, and F. Fell, 2011: Retrieval of two-layer cloud properties from multi-spectral observations using optimal estimation, J. Geophys. Res. doi:10.1029/2011JD015883.

Bennartz, R. and T. Greenwald, 2011: Current problems in scattering radiative transfer modeling for data assimilation. Q.J. Royal. Meteorol. Society 137, 1952-1962.




Bennartz, R., P. Watts, J. F. Meirink, and R. Roebeling, 2010: Rain water path in warm clouds derived from combined visible/near-infrared and microwave satellite observation. J. Geophys. Res. doi:10.1029/2009JD013679.

(*) Kulie, M., R. Bennartz, T. Greenwald, Y. Chen, F. Weng, 2010: Uncertainties in microwave optical properties of frozen precipitation:  Implications for remote sensing and data assimilation, J. Atmos. Sci., 67, 11 (November 2010) pp. 3471-3487

Lauer, A., K. Hamilton, Y. Wang, V. Phillips, R. Bennartz, 2010: The impact of global warming on marine boundary layer clouds over the eastern Pacific – A regional model study, Journal of Climate, 23, 5844-5863

(*) Rausch, J., A. Heidinger, and R. Bennartz, 2010: Regional assessment of marine boundary layer cloud microphysical properties using the PATMOS-x data. J. Geophys. Res., doi:10.1029/2010JD014468.

Stengel M, Lindskog M, Unden P, Gustafsson N, Bennartz R. 2010. An extended observation operator in HIRLAM 4D-VAR for the assimilation of cloud-affected satellite radiances. Q. J. R. Meteorol. Soc. DOI:10.1002/qj.621.



Bennartz, R. Ph. Lorenz, and D. Jacob, 2009: Validation of the regional coupled climate model BALTIMOS using passive microwave satellite data. Theoretical and Applied Climatology. DOI 10.1007/s00704-009-0178-x.

(*) Boesche, E., P. Stamnes, and R. Bennartz, 2009: Aerosol Influence on Top-of-Atmosphere Polarization and Intensity in Near-Infrared Gaseous Absorption Bands. J. of Quantitative Spectroscopy and Radiative Transfer, 110, 3, 223-239.

(*) Evan, A. T. , D. J. Vimont, A. K. Heidinger, J. P. Kossin, R. Bennartz, 2009: The role of aerosols in the evolution of tropical North Atlantic Ocean temperature anomalies. Science, doi:10.1126/science.1167404.

(+) Foster, M. J.; Ackerman, S. A.; Bennartz, R.; Heidinger, A. K.; Maddux, B. C. and Rossow, W. B. 2009: State of the Climate in 2008. Global cloudiness. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, Volume 90, Issue 8, 2007, S29-S30

(*) Kulie, M. and R. Bennartz, 2009: Utilizing space-borne radars to retrieve dry snowfall from a global and regional perspective. J. Applied. Meteorology and Climatology. 48,12,2564-2580.

Lauer, A., Y. Wang, V. T. J. Phillips, C. S. McNaughton, R. Bennartz, and A. D. Clarke, 2009: Simulating marine boundary layer clouds over the eastern Pacific in a regional climate model with double-moment cloud microphysics, J. Geophys. Res., 114, D21205, doi:10.1029/2009JD012201.

Makkonen, R., Asmi, A., Korhonen, H., Kokkola, H., Järvenoja, S., Räisänen, P., Lehtinen, K. E. J., Laaksonen, A., Kerminen, V.-M., Järvinen, H., Lohmann, U., Bennartz, R., Feichter, J., and Kulmala, M., 2009: Sensitivity of aerosol concentrations and cloud properties to nucleation and secondary organic distribution in ECHAM5-HAM global circulation model, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 9, 1747-1766.

Qian, Y., D.  Gong, J. Fan, L. R. Leung, R. Bennartz, D. Chen, and W. Wang, 2009: Heavy pollution suppresses light rain in China: Observations and modelling. J. Geophys. Research, doi:10.1029/2008JD011575.

(*) Stengel, M., P. Unden, M. Lindskog, P. Dahlgren, N. Gustafsson, and  R. Bennartz, 2009:  4D-Var assimilation of SEVIRI infrared radiances into the limited-area numerical weather prediction model HIRLAM. Quaterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society,135,645,2100-2109.

Storelvmo, T., U. Lohmann, and R. Bennartz, 2009: What governs the spread in shortwave forcings in the transient IPCC AR4 models?, Geophys. Res. Lett., 36, L01806, doi:10.1029/2008GL036069.

(+) Vidot, J., R. Bennartz, C. W. O’Dell, R. Preusker, R. Lindstrot, and A. Heidinger, 2009: CO2 retrieval over clouds from OCO: Model and error analysis. Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology, 26, 1090-1104.

Walther, A., M. Schroeder, J. Fischer, and R. Bennartz, 2009: Comparison of Precipitation in BALTIMOS and Radar Observations. Theoretical and Applied Climatology. DOI: 10.1007/s00704-009-0174-1.

Wood, R., M. Koehler, R. Bennartz, and C. W. O’Dell, 2009: The diurnal cycle of divergence over the global oceans. Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society. Part B, Vol. 135, 1484-1493.



Sohn, B. J., and R. Bennartz, 2008: Contribution of water vapor to observational estimates of longwave cloud radiative forcing. Journal of Geophysical Research, 113, D20107, doi:10.1029/2008JD01005

(*) Boesche, E., P. Stamnes, R. Preusker, R. Bennartz, W. Knap, and J. Fischer, 2008: Polarization of the skylight in the O2A-band: Effects of aerosol properties. Applied Optics, 47, 19, 3467-3480.

(*) Evan, A., A. K. Heidinger, R. Bennartz, V. Bennington, N. Mahowald, H. Corrado-Bravo, S. Velden, G. Myhre, and J. Kossin, 2008: Ocean temperature forcing by aerosols across the Atlantic tropical cyclone development region. Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst., doi:10.1029/2007GC001774.

Hoose, C., U. Lohmann, R. Bennartz, B. Croft, and G. Lesins, 2008: Global simulations of aerosol processing in clouds, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 8, 6939-6963.

Menon, S., A. D. Del Genio, Y. Kaufman, R. Bennartz, D. Koch, N. Loeb, and D. Orlikowski, 2008: Analyzing signatures of aerosol-cloud interactions from satellite retrievals and the GISS GCM to constrain the aerosol indirect effect. Journal of Geophysical Research, 113, doi: 10.1029/2007JD009442.

(+) O’Dell, C., F. Wentz, and R. Bennartz, 2008: Cloud liquid water path from satellite-based passive microwave observations: A new climatology over the global oceans. Journal of Climate, 21, 8, 1721-1739 .



Bennartz, R., 2007(a): Global assessment of marine boundary layer cloud droplet number concentration from satellite. Journal of Geophysical Research – Atmospheres, 112, D02201, doi:10.1029/2006JD007547

(*) Borg, L. A., and R. Bennartz, 2007: Vertical structure of stratiform marine boundary layer clouds and its impact on cloud albedo, Geophys. Res. Lett., 34, L05807, doi:10.1029/2006GL028713.

Bennartz, R, 2007(b): Passive Microwave Remote Sensing of precipitation at high latitudes. Pages 165-178. In: Measuring Precipitation from Space – EURAINSAT and the future. Eds.: V. Levizziani, J. Turk, P. Bauer. 745 p., ISBN: 978-1-4020-5834-9.

(+) Kim, M.-J.,  M. S. Kulie,  C. W. O’Dell, and R. Bennartz, 2007: Scattering of Ice Particles at Microwave Frequencies: A Physically Based Parameterization, Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology, DOI: 10.1175/JAM2483.1

Preusker, R., J. Fischer, P. Albert, R. Bennartz, and L. Schuller, 2007: Cloud-top pressure retrieval using the oxygen A-band on the IRS-3 MOS instrument. International Journal of Remote Sensing, 28, 1957-1967.

Bennartz, R., and Harshvardhan, 2007: Correction to “Global assessment of marine boundary layer cloud droplet number concentration from satellite”, J. Geophys. Res., 112, D16302, doi:10.1029/2007JD008841.

(*) O’Dell CW, Bauer P, and Bennartz R., 2007: A fast cloud overlap parameterization for microwave radiance assimilation  J. Atmos Sci. 64 (11): 3896-3909.



Bennartz, R. and R. Preusker, 2006: Representation of the photon pathlength distribution in a cloudy atmosphere using finite elements. Journal of Quantitative Spectroscopy and Radiative Transfer. Volume 98, Issue 2 , March 2006, Pages 202-219 doi:10.1016/ j.jqsrt.2005.05.085

Heidinger, A., C. O’Dell, T. Greenwald, and R. Bennartz, 2006: The Successive Order of Interaction Radiative Transfer Model, Part I: Model Development. Journal of Applied Meteorology, 45, 1388-1402.

O’Dell, C., A. Heidinger, T. Greenwald, and R. Bennartz, 2006: The Successive Order of Interaction Radiative Transfer Model, Part II:  Model Performance and Applications. Journal of Applied Meteorology, 45, 1403-1413.

Li, Z., J.-P. Muller, P. Cross, P. Albert, J. Fischer, and R. Bennartz, 2006: Assessment of the potential of MERIS near-infrared water vapour products to correct ASAR interferometric measurements, International  Journal of Remote Sensing, 27 (1-2), 349-365, doi: 10.1080/01431160500307342, 2006.

(*) Walther, A. and R. Bennartz, 2006: Radar-based precipitation classification in the Baltic area. Algorithm description. Tellus, Volume 58, Issue 3, 2006, pp.331-343.



Greenwald, T., R. Bennartz, C.  O’Dell and A. Heidinger, 2005: Fast Computation of Microwave Radiances for Data Assimilation Using the “Successive Order of Scattering” Method. Journal of Applied Meteorology: Vol. 44, No. 6, pp. 960–966.

(*) Albert, P., R. Bennartz, R. Preusker, R. Leinweber and J. Fischer, 2005: Remote Sensing of Atmospheric Water Vapor Using the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS). Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology, Vol. 22, No. 3, pp. 309-314

Schueller, L., R. Bennartz, J.-L. Brenguier, and J. Fischer: “An algorithm for the retrieval of droplet number concentration and geometrical thickness of stratiform marine boundary layer clouds  from MODIS Radiometric Observations”, J. Appl. Met., 44, 28-38, 2005



(*) Schroeder, M,  R. Bennartz, J. Fischer, and Th. Ruhtz, 2004: Airborne remote sensing of cloud radiative smoothing during the Baltex Bridge Cloud campaign, Atmospheric Research, 72, 107-127, doi:10.1016/j.atmosres.2004.03.011

Bennartz, R., C. O’Dell, T. J. Greenwald, and A. K. Heidinger, 2004: Fast passive microwave radiative transfer in precipitating clouds: Towards direct radiance assimilation. Proceedings of SPIE, Volume 5654, 33-37



(*) Albert, P., K. M. Smith, R. Bennartz, D. A. Newnham and J. Fischer, 2003:  Satellite- and ground-based observations of atmospheric water vapor absorption in the 940 nm region. J. Quantitative Spectroscop. Radiat. Transfer., 84, 181-193.

Bennartz, R. and P. Bauer, 2003: Sensitivity of microwave radiances at 85-183 GHz to precipitating ice particles. Radio Science, 38, 4, 8075, doi:  10.1029/2002RS002626.

Bennartz, R. and D. B. Michelson, 2003: Correlation of precipitation estimates from spaceborne passive microwave sensors and weather radar  imagery for BALTEX PIDCAP. Int. J. Remote Sensing, 24, 4, 723-739.

(+) Schröder, M., and  R. Bennartz, 2003: Impact of gas absorption and surface albedo on cloud radiative smoothing. Geophyiscal Research Letters, Vol. 30 No. 4 10.1029/2002GL016523, 21 February 2003

Fetzer, E.; McMillin, L.M.; Tobin, D.; Aumann, H.H.; Gunson, M.R.; McMillan, W.W.; Hagan, D.E.; Hofstadter, M.D.; Yoe, J.; Whiteman, D.N.; Barnes, J.E.; Bennartz, R.; Vomel, H.; Walden, V.; Newchurch, M.; Minnett, P.J.; Atlas, R.; Schmidlin, F.; Olsen, E.T.; Goldberg, M.D.; Sisong Zhou; HanJung Ding; Smith, W.L.; Revercomb, H., 2003: AIRS/AMSU/HSB validation. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 41, 2, 418- 431.



Lohmann, U. and R. Bennartz, 2002: Absorption of solar radiation in the atmosphere using  improved water vapor line data.  J. Geophys. Research107, D16, Art. Number 4288.

Michelson, D. B.,  J. Koistinen, R. Bennartz, C. Fortelius, and A. Thoss, 2002: BALTEX Radar Achievements at the End of the Main Experiment.  Peer-reviewed Proceedings of The Second European Conference on Radar Meteorology (ERAD).

(*) Schröder, M., R. Bennartz, L. Schüller, R. Preusker, P. Albert, and J. Fischer, 2002:  Generating cloud-masks from spatial high resolution observations of clouds using texture and  radiance information.  Int. J. Remote Sensing, 23, 4247-4261.

Bennartz, R., A. Thoss, A.  Dybbroe,  and D. B. Michelson,2002: Precipitation Analysis Using the Advanced Microwave Sounding Unit in Suppport of Nowcasting Applications.  Meteorological Applications, 9, 177-189.

Bennartz, R., K. Paape J. Fischer, and T. J. Hewison, 2002: Comparison of observed and simulated microwave surface emissivities over bare soils. Meteorologische Zeitschrift, 11, 5-12.



Bennartz, R. and U. Lohmann, 2001: Impact of improved near infrared water vapor line data on absorption in GCMs.  Geophysical Research Letters, Vol 28. No. 24., 4591-4594.

Bennartz, R., and J. Fischer, 2001: Retrieval of columnar water vapour  over land from back-scattered solar radiation using the Medium Resolution Imaging Spectrometer (MERIS). Remote Sensing of Environment, 78, 274-283.

(*) Albert, P., R. Bennartz and J. Fischer, 2001: Remote sensing of atmospheric water vapour from backscattered sunlight in cloudy atmospheres. J Atmos. Oceanic Tech., 18, 865-874.

Bennartz R. and G. W. Petty, 2001: The sensitivity of microwave remote sensing observations of precipitation to ice particle size distributions, Journal of Applied Meteorology, 40, 345 -364.

2000 and before

Bennartz, R.  2000: Optimal convolution of AMSU-B to AMSU-A. J. Atmos. Oceanic Technology, Vol. 17, No. 9, 1215-1225.

Bennartz, R. and J. Fischer, 2000: A modified k-distribution approach applied to narrow band water vapor and oxygen absorption estimates in the near infrared.  J. Quantitative Spectroscop. Radiat. Transfer Vol. 66, No. 6, 539-553.

Bennartz, R.,  1999: On the use of SSM/I data in coastal regions, J. Atmos. Ocean Technol.,  16, 417-431.

Paape, K., R. Bennartz, and J. Fischer, 2000: A combined two-scale model for microwave emissivities of land surfaces. In Microwave Radiometry and REmote Sensing of the Earth’s Surface and Atmosphere, P. Pampaloni and  S. Paloscia Eds., 552 pages VSP, P.O. Box 346, 3700 AH Zeist, The Netherlands, ISBN 90-6764-318-1.

Bauer, P. and R. Bennartz, 1998: Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission imaging capabilities for the observation of rainclouds. Radio Science, 33, No. 2, 335-349.

Bauer, P., L. Schanz, R. Bennartz, and P. Schluessel, 1998: Outlook for Combined TMI-VIRS Algorithms for TRMM: Lessons from the PIP and AIP Projects, J. Atmos. Sciences.

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