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Dr. Seiji Kato, SARB Working Group Chair



2019
  • Kato, Seiji; Rose, Fred G.; Ham, Seung Hee; Rutan, David A.; Radkevich, Alexander; Caldwell, Thomas E.;
    Sun‐Mack, Sunny; Miller, Walter F.; Chen, Yan (2019)
    Radiative Heating Rates Computed with Clouds Derived from Satellite-based Passive and Active Sensors and their Effects on Generation of Available Potential Energy
    Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres((In Press)).
    https://doi.org/10.1029/2018JD028878 link to external site
     
2018
  • Chen, Xiuhong; Huang, Xianglei; Dong, Xiquan; Xi, Baike; Dolinar, Erica K.; Loeb, Norman G.;
    Kato, Seiji; Stackhouse, Paul W.; Bosilovich, Michael G. (2018)
    Using AIRS and ARM SGP Clear-Sky Observations to Evaluate Meteorological Reanalyses: A Hyperspectral Radiance Closure Approach
    Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 123(20), 11,720-11,734.
    https://doi.org/10.1029/2018JD028850 link to external site
     
  • Kato, Seiji; Rose, Fred G.; Rutan, David A.; Thorsen, Tyler J.; Loeb, Norman G.; Doelling, David R.;
    Huang, Xianglei; Smith, William L.; Su, Wenying; Ham, Seung Hee (2018)
    Surface Irradiances of Edition 4.0 Clouds and the Earth’s Radiant Energy System (CERES) Energy Balanced and Filled (EBAF) Data Product
    Journal of Climate, 31(11), 4501–4527.
    https://doi.org/10.1175/JCLI-D-17-0523.1 link to external site
     
  • Loeb, Norman G.; Doelling, David R.; Wang, Hailan; Su, Wenying; Nguyen, Cathy; Corbett, Joseph G.;
    Liang, Lusheng; Mitrescu, Cristian; Rose, Fred G.; Kato, Seiji (2018)
    Clouds and the Earth’s Radiant Energy System (CERES) Energy Balanced and Filled (EBAF) Top-of-Atmosphere (TOA) Edition 4.0 Data Product
    Journal of Climate, 31(2), 895–918.
    https://doi.org/10.1175/JCLI-D-17-0208.1 link to external site
     
  • Loeb, Norman G.; Yang, Ping; Rose, Fred G.; Hong, Gang; Sun-Mack, Sunny; Minnis, Patrick; Kato, Seiji;
    Ham, Seung-Hee; Smith, William L.; Hioki, Souichiro; Tang, Guanglin (2018)
    Impact of Ice Cloud Microphysics on Satellite Cloud Retrievals and Broadband Flux Radiative Transfer Model Calculations
    Journal of Climate, 31(5), 1851–1864.
    https://doi.org/10.1175/JCLI-D-17-0426.1 link to external site
     
  • Song, Qianqian; Zhang, Zhibo; Yu, Hongbin; Kato, Seiji; Yang, Ping; Colarco, Peter; Remer, Lorraine A.; Ryder, Claire L. (2018)
    Net radiative effects of dust in the tropical North Atlantic based on integrated satellite observations and in situ measurements
    Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 18(15), 11303-11322.
    https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-18-11303-2018 link to external site
     
  • Su, Wenying; Liang, Lusheng; Doelling, David R.; Minnis, Patrick; Duda, David P.; Khlopenkov, Konstantin V.;
    Thieman, Mandana M.; Loeb, Norman G.; Kato, Seiji; Valero, Francisco P. J.; Wang, Hailan; Rose, Fred G. (2018)
    Determining the Shortwave Radiative Flux from Earth Polychromatic Imaging Camera
    Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 123(20), 11,479-11,491.
    https://doi.org/10.1029/2018JD029390 link to external site
     
  • Thorsen, Tyler J.; Kato, Seiji; Loeb, Norman G.; Rose, Fred G. (2018)
    Observation-Based Decomposition of Radiative Perturbations and Radiative Kernels
    Journal of Climate, 31(24), 10039-10058.
    https://doi.org/10.1175/JCLI-D-18-0045.1 link to external site
     
  • Wong, T.; Smith, G. L.; Kato, S.; Loeb, N. G.; Kopp, G.; Shrestha, A. K. (2018)
    On the Lessons Learned From the Operations of the ERBE Nonscanner Instrument in Space and the Production of the Nonscanner TOA Radiation Budget Data Set
    IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 56(10), 5936-5947.
    https://doi.org/10.1109/TGRS.2018.2828783 link to external site
     
  • Yu, L.; Jin, X; Kato, S.; Loeb, N. G; Stackhouse, P. W.; Weller, R. A.; Wilber, A. C. (2018)
    Global ocean heat, freshwater, and momentum fluxes [in “State of the Climate in 2017”].
    Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc, 99(8), S81-84.
    https://doi.org/10.1175/2018BAMSStateoftheClimate.1 link to external site
     
2017
  • de Guélis, T. V.; Chepfer, H.; Noel, V.; Guzman, R.; Dubuisson, P.; Winker, D. M.; Kato, S. (2017)
    The link between outgoing longwave radiation and the altitude at which a spaceborne lidar beam is fully attenuated
    Atmos. Meas. Tech., 10(12), 4659-4685.
    https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-10-4659-2017 link to external site
     
  • Ham, Seung-Hee; Kato, Seiji; Rose, Fred G. (2017)
    Examining impacts of mass-diameter (m-D) and area-diameter (A-D) relationships of ice particles on retrievals of effective radius and ice water content from radar and lidar measurements
    Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 122(6), 3396–3420.
    https://doi.org/10.1002/2016JD025672 link to external site
     
  • Ham, Seung-Hee; Kato, Seiji; Rose, Fred G.; Winker, David; L'Ecuyer, Tristan; Mace, Gerald G.;
    Painemal, David; Sun-Mack, Sunny; Chen, Yan; Miller, Walter F. (2017)
    Cloud Occurrences and Cloud Radiative Effects (CREs) from CERES-CALIPSO-CloudSat-MODIS (CCCM) and CloudSat Radar-Lidar (RL) Products
    Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 122(16), 8852–8884.
    https://doi.org/10.1002/2017JD026725 link to external site
     
  • Loeb, Norman G.; Wang, Hailan; Liang, Lusheng; Kato, Seiji; Rose, Fred G. (2017)
    Surface energy budget changes over Central Australia during the early 21st century drought
    International Journal of Climatology, 37(1), 159–168.
    https://doi.org/10.1002/joc.4694 link to external site
     
  • Scott, Ryan C.; Lubin, Dan; Vogelmann, Andrew M.; Kato, Seiji (2017)
    West Antarctic Ice Sheet cloud cover and surface radiation budget from NASA A-Train satellites
    Journal of Climate, 30(16), 6151–6170.
    https://doi.org/10.1175/JCLI-D-16-0644.1 link to external site
     
  • Smith, William L.; Hansen, Christy; Bucholtz, Anthony; Anderson, Bruce E.; Beckley, Matthew;
    Corbett, Joseph G.; Cullather, Richard I.; Hines, Keith M.; Hofton, Michelle; Kato, Seiji; Lubin, Dan; Moore, Richard H.; Segal Rosenhaimer, Michal; Redemann, Jens; Schmidt, Sebastian; Scott, Ryan; Song, Shi; Barrick, John D.; Blair, J. Bryan; Bromwich, David H.; Brooks, Colleen; Chen, Gao; Cornejo, Helen; Corr, Chelsea A.; Ham, Seung-Hee; Kittelman, A. Scott; Knappmiller, Scott; LeBlanc, Samuel; Loeb, N (2017)
    Arctic Radiation-IceBridge Sea and Ice Experiment: The Arctic Radiant Energy System during the Critical Seasonal Ice Transition
    Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 98(7), 1399-1426.
    https://doi.org/10.1175/BAMS-D-14-00277.1 link to external site
     
  • Xu, Kuan-Man; Wong, Takmeng; Dong, Shengtao; Chen, Feng; Kato, Seiji; Taylor, Patrick C. (2017)
    Cloud object analysis of CERES Aqua observations of tropical and subtropical cloud regimes: Evolution of cloud object size distributions during the Madden–Julian Oscillation
    Journal of Quantitative Spectroscopy and Radiative Transfer, 188, 148–158.
    https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jqsrt.2016.06.008 link to external site
     
  • Yu, L.; Adler, R.; Huffman, G.; Jin, X.; Kato, S.; Loeb, N.; Stackhouse, P.; Weller, R.; Wilber, A. (2017)
    Ocean surface heat and momentum fluxes [In "State of the Climate in 2016"]
    Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 97(8), S75-S79.
    https://doi.org/10.1175/2017BAMSStateoftheClimate.1 link to external site
     
2016
  • Bodas-Salcedo, A.; Hill, P. G.; Furtado, K.; Williams, K. D.; Field, P. R.; Manners, J. C.; Hyder, P.; Kato, S. (2016)
    Large contribution of supercooled liquid clouds to the solar radiation budget of the Southern Ocean
    Journal of Climate, 29(11), 4213–4228.
    https://doi.org/10.1175/JCLI-D-15-0564.1 link to external site
     
  • Ham, Seung-Hee; Kato, Seiji; Rose, Fred G. (2016)
    Correction of ocean hemispherical spectral reflectivity for longwave irradiance computations
    Journal of Quantitative Spectroscopy and Radiative Transfer, 171, 57-65.
    https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jqsrt.2015.12.003 link to external site
     
  • Hashino, Tempei; Satoh, Masaki; Hagihara, Yuichiro; Kato, Seiji; Kubota, Takuji; Matsui, Toshihisa;
    Nasuno, Tomoe; Okamoto, Hajime; Sekiguchi, Miho (2016)
    Evaluating Arctic cloud radiative effects simulated by NICAM with A-train
    Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 121(12), 7041–7063.
    https://doi.org/10.1002/2016JD024775 link to external site
     
  • Kato, Seiji; Xu, Kuan-Man; Wong, Takmeng; Loeb, Norman G.; Rose, Fred G.; Trenberth, Kevin E.; Thorsen, Tyler J. (2016)
    Investigation of the residual in column integrated atmospheric energy balance using cloud objects
    Journal of Climate, 29(20), 7435–7452.
    https://doi.org/10.1175/JCLI-D-15-0782.1 link to external site
     
  • Loeb, Norman G.; Wang, Hailan; Cheng, Anning; Kato, Seiji; Fasullo, John T.; Xu, Kuan-Man; Allan, Richard P. (2016)
    Observational constraints on atmospheric and oceanic cross-equatorial heat transports: revisiting the precipitation asymmetry problem in climate models
    Climate Dynamics, 46(9-10), 3239-3257.
    https://doi.org/10.1007/s00382-015-2766-z link to external site
     
  • Oreopoulos, Lazaros; Cho, Nayeong; Lee, Dongmin; Kato, Seiji (2016)
    Radiative effects of global MODIS cloud regimes
    Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 121(5), 2299–2317.
    https://doi.org/10.1002/2015JD024502 link to external site
     
  • Xu, Kuan-Man; Wong, Takmeng; Dong, Shengtao; Chen, Feng; Kato, Seiji; Taylor, Patrick C. (2016)
    Cloud Object Analysis of CERES Aqua Observations of Tropical and Subtropical Cloud Regimes: Four-Year Climatology
    Journal of Climate, 29(5), 1617-1638.
    https://doi.org/10.1175/JCLI-D-14-00836.1 link to external site
     
  • Yu, L.; Adler, R.; Huffman, G.; Jin, X.; Kato, S.; Loeb, N.; Stackhouse, P.; Weller, R.; Wilber, A. (2016)
    Ocean surface heat and momentum fluxes [In "State of the Climate in 2015"]
    Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 97(8), S74-S80.
    https://doi.org/10.1175/2016BAMSStateoftheClimate.1 link to external site
     
  • Zuidema, Paquita; Chang, Ping; Medeiros, Brian; Kirtman, Ben P.; Mechoso, Roberto; Schneider, Edwin K.;
    Toniazzo, Thomas; Richter, Ingo; Small, R. Justin; Bellomo, Katinka; Brandt, Peter; de Szoeke, Simon; Farrar, J. Thomas; Jung, Eunsil; Kato, Seiji; Li, Mingkui; Patricola, Christina; Wang, Zaiyu; Wood, Robert; Xu, Zhao (2016)
    Challenges and Prospects for Reducing Coupled Climate Model SST Biases in the Eastern Tropical Atlantic and Pacific Oceans: The U.S. CLIVAR Eastern Tropical Oceans Synthesis Working Group
    Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 97(12), 2305-2327.
    https://doi.org/10.1175/BAMS-D-15-00274.1 link to external site
     
2015
  • Ham, Seung-Hee; Kato, Seiji; Barker, Howard W.; Rose, Fred G.; Sun-Mack, Sunny (2015)
    Improving the modelling of short-wave radiation through the use of a 3D scene construction algorithm
    Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society, 141(690), 1870-1883.
    https://doi.org/10.1002/qj.2491 link to external site
     
  • Kato, Seiji; Loeb, Norman G.; Rutan, David A.; Rose, Fred G. (2015)
    Clouds and the Earth’s Radiant Energy System (CERES) Data Products for Climate Research
    Journal of the Meteorological Society of Japan. Ser. II, 93(6), 597-612.
    https://doi.org/10.2151/jmsj.2015-048 link to external site
     
  • L’Ecuyer, Tristan S.; Beaudoing, H. K.; Rodell, M.; Olson, W.; Lin, B.; Kato, S.; Clayson, C. A.;
    Wood, E.; Sheffield, J.; Adler, R.; Huffman, G.; Bosilovich, M.; Gu, G.; Robertson, F.; Houser, P. R.; Chambers, D.; Famiglietti, J. S.; Fetzer, E.; Liu, W. T.; Gao, X.; Schlosser, C. A.; Clark, E.; Lettenmaier, D. P.; Hilburn, K. (2015)
    The Observed State of the Energy Budget in the Early Twenty-First Century
    Journal of Climate, 28(21), 8319-8346.
    https://doi.org/10.1175/JCLI-D-14-00556.1 link to external site
     
  • Rutan, David A.; Kato, Seiji; Doelling, David R.; Rose, Fred G.; Nguyen, Le Trang; Caldwell, Thomas E.; Loeb, Norman G. (2015)
    CERES Synoptic Product: Methodology and Validation of Surface Radiant Flux
    Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology, 32(6), 1121-1143.
    https://doi.org/10.1175/JTECH-D-14-00165.1 link to external site
     
  • Stephens, Graeme L.; O'Brien, Denis; Webster, Peter J.; Pilewski, Peter; Kato, Seiji; Li, Jui-lin (2015)
    The albedo of Earth
    Reviews of Geophysics, 53(1), 141–163.
    https://doi.org/10.1002/2014RG000449 link to external site
     
  • Taylor, Patrick C.; Kato, Seiji; Xu, Kuan-Man; Cai, Ming (2015)
    Covariance between Arctic sea ice and clouds within atmospheric state regimes at the satellite footprint level
    Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 120(24), 12656–12678.
    https://doi.org/10.1002/2015JD023520 link to external site
     
  • Wild, Martin; Folini, Doris; Hakuba, Maria Z.; Schär, Christoph; Seneviratne, Sonia I.; Kato, Seiji;
    Rutan, David; Ammann, Christof; Wood, Eric F.; König-Langlo, Gert (2015)
    The energy balance over land and oceans: an assessment based on direct observations and CMIP5 climate models
    Climate Dynamics, 44(11-12), 3393-3429.
    https://doi.org/10.1007/s00382-014-2430-z link to external site
     
2014
  • Ham, Seung-Hee; Kato, Seiji; Barker, Howard W.; Rose, Fred G.; Sun-Mack, Sunny (2014)
    Effects of 3-D clouds on atmospheric transmission of solar radiation: Cloud type dependencies inferred from A-train satellite data
    Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 119(2), 943–963.
    https://doi.org/10.1002/2013JD020683 link to external site
     
  • Liu, C.; Yang, P.; Minnis, P.; Loeb, N.; Kato, S.; Heymsfield, A.; Schmitt, C. (2014)
    A two-habit model for the microphysical and optical properties of ice clouds
    Atmos. Chem. Phys. Discuss., 14(13), 19545-19586.
    https://doi.org/10.5194/acpd-14-19545-2014 link to external site
     
  • Loeb, Norman G.; Rutan, David A.; Kato, Seiji; Wang, Weijie (2014)
    Observing Interannual Variations in Hadley Circulation Atmospheric Diabatic Heating and Circulation Strength
    Journal of Climate, 27(11), 4139-4158.
    https://doi.org/10.1175/JCLI-D-13-00656.1 link to external site
     
  • Oreopoulos, Lazaros; Cho, Nayeong; Lee, Dongmin; Kato, Seiji; Huffman, George J. (2014)
    An examination of the nature of global MODIS cloud regimes
    Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 119(13), 2013JD021409.
    https://doi.org/10.1002/2013JD021409 link to external site
     
  • Painemal, David; Kato, Seiji; Minnis, Patrick (2014)
    Boundary layer regulation in the southeast Atlantic cloud microphysics during the biomass burning season as seen by the A-train satellite constellation
    Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 119(19), 2014JD022182.
    https://doi.org/10.1002/2014JD022182 link to external site
     
  • Phojanamongkolkij, Nipa; Kato, Seiji; Wielicki, Bruce A.; Taylor, Patrick C.; Mlynczak, Martin G. (2014)
    A Comparison of Climate Signal Trend Detection Uncertainty Analysis Methods
    Journal of Climate, 27(9), 3363-3376.
    https://doi.org/10.1175/JCLI-D-13-00400.1 link to external site
     
  • Shrestha, Alok K.; Kato, Seiji; Wong, Takmeng; Rutan, David A.; Miller, Walter F.; Rose, Fred G.;
    Smith, G. Louis; Bedka, Kristopher M.; Minnis, Patrick; Fernandez, Jose R. (2014)
    Unfiltering Earth Radiation Budget Experiment (ERBE) Scanner Radiances Using the CERES Algorithm and Its Evaluation with Nonscanner Observations
    Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology, 31(4), 843-859.
    https://doi.org/10.1175/JTECH-D-13-00072.1 link to external site
     
  • Sun-Mack, Sunny; Minnis, Patrick; Chen, Yan; Kato, Seiji; Yi, Yuhong; Gibson, Sharon C.; Heck, Patrick W.;
    Winker, David M. (2014)
    Regional Apparent Boundary Layer Lapse Rates Determined from CALIPSO and MODIS Data for Cloud-Height Determination
    Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology, 53(4), 990-1011.
    https://doi.org/10.1175/JAMC-D-13-081.1 link to external site
     
  • Wild, Martin; Folini, Doris; Hakuba, Maria Z.; Schär, Christoph; Seneviratne, Sonia I.; Kato, Seiji;
    Rutan, David; Ammann, Christof; Wood, Eric F.; König-Langlo, Gert (2014)
    The energy balance over land and oceans: an assessment based on direct observations and CMIP5 climate models
    Climate Dynamics, 1-37.
    https://doi.org/10.1007/s00382-014-2430-z link to external site
     
2013
  • Kato, Seiji; Loeb, Norman G.; Rose, Fred G.; Doelling, David R.; Rutan, David A.; Caldwell, Thomas E.;
    Yu, Lisan; Weller, Robert A. (2013)
    Surface Irradiances Consistent with CERES-Derived Top-of-Atmosphere Shortwave and Longwave Irradiances
    Journal of Climate, 26(9), 2719-2740.
    https://doi.org/10.1175/JCLI-D-12-00436.1 link to external site
     
  • Li, J.-L. F.; Waliser, D. E.; Stephens, G.; Lee, Seungwon; L'Ecuyer, T.; Kato, Seiji; Loeb, Norman; Ma, Hsi-Yen (2013)
    Characterizing and understanding radiation budget biases in CMIP3/CMIP5 GCMs, contemporary GCM, and reanalysis
    Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 118(15), 8166-8184.
    https://doi.org/10.1002/jgrd.50378 link to external site
     
  • Radkevich, Alexander; Khlopenkov, Konstantin; Rutan, David; Kato, Seiji (2013)
    A Supplementary Clear-Sky Snow and Ice Recognition Technique for CERES Level 2 Products
    Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology, 30(3), 557-568.
    https://doi.org/10.1175/JTECH-D-12-00100.1 link to external site
     
  • Rose, Fred G.; Rutan, David A.; Charlock, Thomas; Smith, G. Louis; Kato, Seiji (2013)
    An Algorithm for the Constraining of Radiative Transfer Calculations to CERES-Observed Broadband Top-of-Atmosphere Irradiance
    Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology, 30(6), 1091-1106.
    https://doi.org/10.1175/JTECH-D-12-00058.1 link to external site
     
  • Wielicki, Bruce A.; Young, D. F.; Mlynczak, M. G.; Thome, K. J.; Leroy, S.; Corliss, J.; Anderson, J. G.;
    Ao, C.O.; Bantges, R.; Best, F.; Bowman, K.; Brindley, H.; Butler, J. J.; Collins, W.; Dykema, J. A.; Doelling, D. R.; Feldman, D. R.; Fox, N.; Huang, X.; Holz, R.; Huang, Y.; Jin, Z.; Jennings, D.; Johnson, D. G.; Jucks, K.; Kato, S.; Kirk-Davidoff, D. B.; Knuteson, R.; Kopp, G.; Kratz, D. P.; Liu, X.; Lukashin, C.; Mannucci, A. J.; Phojanamongkolkij, N.; Pilewskie, P.; Ramaswamy, V.; Rever (2013)
    Achieving Climate Change Absolute Accuracy in Orbit
    Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 130308154356007.
    https://doi.org/10.1175/BAMS-D-12-00149.1 link to external site
     
2012
  • Barker, H. W.; Kato, S.; Wehr, T. (2012)
    Computation of Solar Radiative Fluxes by 1D and 3D Methods Using Cloudy Atmospheres Inferred from A-train Satellite Data
    Surveys in Geophysics, 33(3-4), 657-676.
    https://doi.org/10.1007/s10712-011-9164-9 link to external site
     
  • Kato, Seiji; Loeb, Norman G.; Rutan, David A.; Rose, Fred G.; Sun-Mack, Sunny; Miller, Walter F.; Chen, Yan (2012)
    Uncertainty Estimate of Surface Irradiances Computed with MODIS-, CALIPSO-, and CloudSat-Derived Cloud and Aerosol Properties
    Surveys in Geophysics, 33(3-4), 395-412.
    https://doi.org/10.1007/s10712-012-9179-x link to external site
     
  • Loeb, Norman G.; Kato, Seiji; Su, Wenying; Wong, Takmeng; Rose, Fred G.; Doelling, David R.;
    Norris, Joel R.; Huang, Xianglei (2012)
    Advances in Understanding Top-of-Atmosphere Radiation Variability from Satellite Observations
    Surveys in Geophysics, 33(3-4), 359-385.
    https://doi.org/10.1007/s10712-012-9175-1 link to external site
     
  • Stephens, Graeme L.; Li, Juilin; Wild, Martin; Clayson, Carol Anne; Loeb, Norman; Kato, Seiji;
    L'Ecuyer, Tristan; Jr, Paul W. Stackhouse; Lebsock, Matthew; Andrews, Timothy (2012)
    An update on Earth's energy balance in light of the latest global observations
    Nature Geoscience, 5(10), 691-696.
    https://doi.org/10.1038/ngeo1580 link to external site
     
  • Stephens, Graeme L.; Wild, Martin; Stackhouse, Paul W.; L’Ecuyer, Tristan; Kato, Seiji; Henderson, David S. (2012)
    The Global Character of the Flux of Downward Longwave Radiation
    Journal of Climate, 25(7), 2329-2340.
    https://doi.org/10.1175/JCLI-D-11-00262.1 link to external site
     
2011
  • Barker, H. W.; Jerg, M. P.; Wehr, T.; Kato, S.; Donovan, D. P.; Hogan, R. J. (2011)
    A 3D cloud-construction algorithm for the EarthCARE satellite mission
    Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society, 137(657), 1042-1058.
    https://doi.org/10.1002/qj.824 link to external site
     
  • Kato, Seiji; Rose, Fred G.; Sun-Mack, Sunny; Miller, Walter F.; Chen, Yan; Rutan, David A.; Stephens, Graeme L.;
    Loeb, Norman G.; Minnis, Patrick; Wielicki, Bruce A.; Winker, David M.; Charlock, Thomas P.; Stackhouse, Paul W.; Xu, Kuan-Man; Collins, William D. (2011)
    Improvements of top-of-atmosphere and surface irradiance computations with CALIPSO-, CloudSat-, and MODIS-derived cloud and aerosol properties
    Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 116(D19), D19209.
    https://doi.org/10.1029/2011JD016050 link to external site
     
  • Sun, Wenbo; Lin, Bing; Hu, Yongxiang; Lukashin, Constantine; Kato, Seiji; Liu, Zhaoyan (2011)
    On the consistency of CERES longwave flux and AIRS temperature and humidity profiles
    Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 116(D17), D17101.
    https://doi.org/10.1029/2011JD016153 link to external site
     
  • Sun, Wenbo; Videen, Gorden; Kato, Seiji; Lin, Bing; Lukashin, Constantine; Hu, Yongxiang (2011)
    A study of subvisual clouds and their radiation effect with a synergy of CERES, MODIS, CALIPSO, and AIRS data
    Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 116(D22), D22207.
    https://doi.org/10.1029/2011JD016422 link to external site
     
2010
  • Hudson, Stephen R.; Kato, Seiji; Warren, Stephen G. (2010)
    Evaluating CERES angular distribution models for snow using surface reflectance observations from the East Antarctic Plateau
    Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 115(D3), D03101.
    https://doi.org/10.1029/2009JD012624 link to external site
     
  • Hudson, Stephen R.; Warren, Stephen G.; Kato, Seiji (2010)
    A comparison of shortwave reflectance over the East Antarctic Plateau observed by CERES to that estimated from surface reflectance observations
    Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 115(D20), D20110.
    https://doi.org/10.1029/2010JD013912 link to external site
     
  • Kato, Seiji; Sun-Mack, Sunny; Miller, Walter F.; Rose, Fred G.; Chen, Yan; Minnis, Patrick; Wielicki, Bruce A. (2010)
    Relationships among cloud occurrence frequency, overlap, and effective thickness derived from CALIPSO and CloudSat merged cloud vertical profiles
    Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 115(D4), D00H28.
    https://doi.org/10.1029/2009JD012277 link to external site
     
2009
  • Kato, Seiji (2009)
    Interannual Variability of the Global Radiation Budget
    Journal of Climate, 22(18), 4893-4907.
    https://doi.org/10.1175/2009JCLI2795.1 link to external site
     
  • Kato, Seiji; Marshak, Alexander (2009)
    Solar zenith and viewing geometry-dependent errors in satellite retrieved cloud optical thickness: Marine stratocumulus case
    Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 114(D1), D01202.
    https://doi.org/10.1029/2008JD010579 link to external site
     
  • Loeb, Norman G.; Wielicki, Bruce A.; Doelling, David R.; Smith, G. Louis; Keyes, Dennis F.; Kato, Seiji;
    Manalo-Smith, Natividad; Wong, Takmeng (2009)
    Toward Optimal Closure of the Earth's Top-of-Atmosphere Radiation Budget
    Journal of Climate, 22(3), 748-766.
    https://doi.org/10.1175/2008JCLI2637.1 link to external site
     
  • Saunders, Will; Lawrence, Jon S.; Storey, John W. V.; Ashley, Michael C. B.; Kato, Seiji; Minnis, Patrick;
    Winker, David M.; Liu, Guiping; Kulesa, Craig (2009)
    Where Is the Best Site on Earth? Domes A, B, C, and F, and Ridges A and B
    Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific, 121(883), 976-992.
    https://doi.org/10.1086/605780 link to external site
     
2008
  • Dong, Xiquan; Wielicki, Bruce A.; Xi, Baike; Hu, Yongxiang; Mace, Gerald G.; Benson, Sally; Rose, Fred;
    Kato, Seiji; Charlock, Thomas; Minnis, Patrick (2008)
    Using observations of deep convective systems to constrain atmospheric column absorption of solar radiation in the optically thick limit
    Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 113(D10), D10206.
    https://doi.org/10.1029/2007JD009769 link to external site
     
  • Kato, Seiji; Rose, Fred G.; Rutan, David A.; Charlock, Thomas P. (2008)
    Cloud Effects on the Meridional Atmospheric Energy Budget Estimated from Clouds and the Earth’s Radiant Energy System (CERES) Data
    Journal of Climate, 21(17), 4223-4241.
    https://doi.org/10.1175/2008JCLI1982.1 link to external site
     
2007
  • Loeb, N. G.; Kato, S.; Loukachine, K.; Manalo-Smith, N.; Doelling, D. R. (2007)
    Angular distribution models for top-of-atmosphere radiative flux estimation from the Clouds and the Earth's Radiant Energy System instrument on the Terra satellite. Part II: Validation
    Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology, 24(4), 564-584.
    https://doi.org/10.1175/jtech1983.1 link to external site
     
2006
  • Kato, Seiji; Hinkelman, Laura M.; Cheng, Anning (2006)
    Estimate of satellite-derived cloud optical thickness and effective radius errors and their effect on computed domain-averaged irradiances
    Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 111(D17), D17201.
    https://doi.org/10.1029/2005JD006668 link to external site
     
  • Kato, Seiji; Loeb, Norman G.; Minnis, Patrick; Francis, Jennifer A.; Charlock, Thomas P.; Rutan, David A.;
    Clothiaux, Eugene E.; Sun-Mack, Szedung (2006)
    Seasonal and interannual variations of top-of-atmosphere irradiance and cloud cover over polar regions derived from the CERES data set
    Geophysical Research Letters, 33(19), L19804.
    https://doi.org/10.1029/2006GL026685 link to external site
     
  • Mace, Gerald G.; Benson, Sally; Kato, Seiji (2006)
    Cloud radiative forcing at the Atmospheric Radiation Measurement Program Climate Research Facility: 2. Vertical redistribution of radiant energy by clouds
    Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 111(D11), D11S91.
    https://doi.org/10.1029/2005JD005922 link to external site
     
  • Mace, Gerald G.; Benson, Sally; Sonntag, Karen L.; Kato, Seiji; Min, Qilong; Minnis, Patrick;
    Twohy, Cynthia H.; Poellot, Michael; Dong, Xiquan; Long, Charles; Zhang, Qiuqing; Doelling, David R. (2006)
    Cloud radiative forcing at the Atmospheric Radiation Measurement Program Climate Research Facility: 1. Technique, validation, and comparison to satellite-derived diagnostic quantities
    Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 111(D11), D11S90.
    https://doi.org/10.1029/2005JD005921 link to external site
     
  • Michalsky, J. J.; Anderson, G. P.; Barnard, J.; Delamere, J.; Gueymard, C.; Kato, S.; Kiedron, P.;
    McComiskey, A.; Ricchiazzi, P. (2006)
    Shortwave radiative closure studies for clear skies during the Atmospheric Radiation Measurement 2003 Aerosol Intensive Observation Period
    Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 111(D14), D14S90.
    https://doi.org/10.1029/2005JD006341 link to external site
     
2005
  • Halthore, Rangasayi N.; Crisp, David; Schwartz, Stephen E.; Anderson, G. P.; Berk, A.; Bonnel, B.;
    Boucher, O.; Chang, Fu-Lung; Chou, Ming-Dah; Clothiaux, Eugene E.; Dubuisson, P.; Fomin, Boris; Fouquart, Y.; Freidenreich, S.; Gautier, Catherine; Kato, Seiji; Laszlo, Istvan; Li, Z.; Mather, J. H.; Plana-Fattori, Artemio; Ramaswamy, V.; Ricchiazzi, P.; Shiren, Y.; Trishchenko, A.; Wiscombe, W. (2005)
    Intercomparison of shortwave radiative transfer codes and measurements
    Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 110(D11), D11206.
    https://doi.org/10.1029/2004JD005293 link to external site
     
  • Kato, Seiji; Loeb, Norman G. (2005)
    Top-of-atmosphere shortwave broadband observed radiance and estimated irradiance over polar regions from Clouds and the Earth's Radiant Energy System (CERES) instruments on Terra
    Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 110(D7), D07202.
    https://doi.org/10.1029/2004JD005308 link to external site
     
  • Kato, Seiji; Rose, Fred G.; Charlock, Thomas P. (2005)
    Computation of Domain-Averaged Irradiance Using Satellite-Derived Cloud Properties
    Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology, 22(2), 146-164.
    https://doi.org/10.1175/JTECH-1694.1 link to external site
     
  • Loeb, Norman G.; Kato, Seiji; Loukachine, Konstantin; Manalo-Smith, Natividad (2005)
    Angular Distribution Models for Top-of-Atmosphere Radiative Flux Estimation from the Clouds and the Earth’s Radiant Energy System Instrument on the Terra Satellite. Part I: Methodology
    Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology, 22(4), 338-351.
    https://doi.org/10.1175/JTECH1712.1 link to external site
     
2004
  • Sun, Wenbo; Loeb, Norman G.; Kato, Seiji (2004)
    Estimation of instantaneous TOA albedo at 670 nm over ice clouds from POLDER multidirectional measurements
    Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 109(D2), D02210.
    https://doi.org/10.1029/2003JD003801 link to external site
     
2003
  • Kato, Seiji (2003)
    Computation of Domain-Averaged Shortwave Irradiance by a One-Dimensional Algorithm Incorporating Correlations between Optical Thickness and Direct Incident Radiation
    Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, 60(1), 182-193.
    https://doi.org/10.1175/1520-0469(2003)060<0182:CODASI>2.0.CO;2 link to external site
     
  • Kato, Seiji; Loeb, Norman G. (2003)
    Twilight Irradiance Reflected by the Earth Estimated from Clouds and the Earth's Radiant Energy System (CERES) Measurements
    Journal of Climate, 16(15), 2646-2650.
    https://doi.org/10.1175/1520-0442(2003)016<2646:TIRBTE>2.0.CO;2 link to external site
     
  • Loeb, Norman G.; Manalo-Smith, Natividad; Kato, Seiji; Miller, Walter F.; Gupta, Shashi K.; Minnis, Patrick;
    Wielicki, Bruce A. (2003)
    Angular Distribution Models for Top-of-Atmosphere Radiative Flux Estimation from the Clouds and the Earth’s Radiant Energy System Instrument on the Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission Satellite. Part I: Methodology
    Journal of Applied Meteorology, 42(2), 240-265.
    https://doi.org/10.1175/1520-0450(2003)042<0240:ADMFTO>2.0.CO;2 link to external site
     
2002
  • Kato, Seiji; Loeb, Norman G.; Rutledge, C. Ken (2002)
    Estimate of top-of-atmosphere albedo for a molecular atmosphere over ocean using Clouds and the Earth's Radiant Energy System measurements
    Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 107(D19), 4396.
    https://doi.org/10.1029/2001JD001309 link to external site
     
  • Loeb, Norman G.; Kato, Seiji (2002)
    Top-of-Atmosphere Direct Radiative Effect of Aerosols over the Tropical Oceans from the Clouds and the Earth's Radiant Energy System (CERES) Satellite Instrument
    Journal of Climate, 15(12), 1474-1484.
    https://doi.org/10.1175/1520-0442(2002)015<1474:TOADRE>2.0.CO;2 link to external site
     
  • Loeb, Norman G.; Kato, Seiji; Wielicki, Bruce A. (2002)
    Defining Top-of-the-Atmosphere Flux Reference Level for Earth Radiation Budget Studies
    Journal of Climate, 15(22), 3301-3309.
    https://doi.org/10.1175/1520-0442(2002)015<3301:DTOTAF>2.0.CO;2 link to external site
     
2001
  • Haeffelin, Martial; Kato, Seiji; Smith, Amie M.; Rutledge, C. Ken; Charlock, Thomas P.; Mahan, J. Robert (2001)
    Determination of the thermal offset of the Eppley precision spectral pyranometer
    Applied Optics, 40(4), 472-484.
    https://doi.org/10.1364/AO.40.000472 link to external site
     
  • Kato, Seiji; Mace, Gerald G.; Clothiaux, Eugene E.; Liljegren, James C.; Austin, Richard T. (2001)
    Doppler Cloud Radar Derived Drop Size Distributions in Liquid Water Stratus Clouds
    Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, 58(19), 2895-2911.
    https://doi.org/10.1175/1520-0469(2001)058<2895:DCRDDS>2.0.CO;2 link to external site
     
  • Kato, Seiji; Smith, G. Louis; Barker, Howard W. (2001)
    Gamma-Weighted Discrete Ordinate Two-Stream Approximation for Computation of Domain-Averaged Solar Irradiance
    Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, 58(24), 3797-3803.
    https://doi.org/10.1175/1520-0469(2001)058<3797:GWDOTS>2.0.CO;2 link to external site
     
  • Liljegren, James C.; Clothiaux, Eugene E.; Mace, Gerald G.; Kato, Seiji; Dong, Xiquan (2001)
    A new retrieval for cloud liquid water path using a ground-based microwave radiometer and measurements of cloud temperature
    Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 106(D13), 14485-14500.
    https://doi.org/10.1029/2000JD900817 link to external site
     
  • Zhou, Y. P.; Rutledge, K. C.; Charlock, T. P.; Loeb, N. G.; Kato, S. (2001)
    Atmospheric corrections using MODTRAN for TOA and surface BRDF characteristics from high resolution spectroradiometric/angular measurements from a helicopter platform
    , 18(5), 984-1004
     
2000
  • Kato, Seiji; Bergin, Michael H.; Ackerman, Thomas P.; Charlock, Thomas P.; Clothiaux, Eugene E.;
    Ferrare, Richard A.; Halthore, Rangasayi N.; Laulainen, Nels; Mace, Gerald G.; Michalsky, Joseph; Turner, David D. (2000)
    A comparison of the aerosol thickness derived from ground-based and airborne measurements
    Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 105(D11), 14701-14717.
    https://doi.org/10.1029/2000JD900013 link to external site
     
1999
  • Kato, S.; Ackerman, Thomas P; Mather, James H; Clothiaux, Eugene E (1999)
    The k-distribution method and correlated-k approximation for a shortwave radiative transfer model
    Journal of Quantitative Spectroscopy and Radiative Transfer, 62(1), 109-121.
    https://doi.org/10.1016/S0022-4073(98)00075-2 link to external site
     
  • KATO, SEIJI; ACKERMAN, THOMAS P.; DUTTON, ELLSWORTH G.; LAULAINEN, NELS; LARSON, NELS (1999)
    A COMPARISON OF MODELED AND MEASURED SURFACE SHORTWAVE IRRADIANCE FOR A MOLECULAR ATMOSPHERE
    Journal of Quantitative Spectroscopy and Radiative Transfer, 61(4), 493-502.
    https://doi.org/10.1016/S0022-4073(98)00032-6 link to external site
     
1998
  • Boucher, O.; Schwartz, S. E.; Ackerman, T. P.; Anderson, T. L.; Bergstrom, B.; Bonnel, B.; Chýlek, P.;
    Dahlback, A.; Fouquart, Y.; Fu, Q.; Halthore, R. N.; Haywood, J. M.; Iversen, T.; Kato, S.; Kinne, S.; Kirkevåg, A.; Knapp, K. R.; Lacis, A.; Laszlo, I.; Mishchenko, M. I.; Nemesure, S.; Ramaswamy, V.; Roberts, D. L.; Russell, P.; Schlesinger, M. E.; Stephens, G. L.; Wagener, R.; Wang, M.; Wong, J.; Yang, F. (1998)
    Intercomparison of models representing direct shortwave radiative forcing by sulfate aerosols
    Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 103(D14), 16979-16998.
    https://doi.org/10.1029/98JD00997 link to external site
     
1997
  • Kato, Seiji; Ackerman, Thomas P.; Clothiaux, Eugene E.; Mather, James H.; Mace, Gerald G.; Wesely, Marvin L.;
    Murcray, Frank; Michalsky, Joseph (1997)
    Uncertainties in modeled and measured clear-sky surface shortwave irradiances
    Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 102(D22), 25881-25898.
    https://doi.org/10.1029/97JD01841 link to external site
     

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  • Nagoya Institute of Technology
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  • Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology Editor's Award
  • The American Meteorological Society Robert Leviton Award, 1997



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