Skip to main content
CERES Home Page CERES Home Page
 
 
People Picture  

Dr. Seiji Kato, SARB Working Group Chair



2018
  • 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
     
  • 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
     

  Address:
 

Phone:

Fax:

Email:
NASA Langley Research Center
Mail Stop 420, Hampton, VA 23681-2199

757-864-7066

757-864-7996

seiji.kato@nasa.gov

  • Nagoya Institute of Technology
  • Pennsylvania State University

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



Return to CERES Science Team Members

 
  Image: NASA Logo NASA Official: Dr. Norman Loeb
Page Curator: Edward Kizer
Page Last Modified: 11/28/2018 10:37:14 EST
Site Last Modified: 12/15/2018 09:52:21 EST