Author Bibliographies

Publications by Grégory V. Cesana

This citation list includes papers published while the author has been on staff at the NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies. It may include some publications based on research conducted prior to their having joined the institute staff.

In Press / Accepted

Li, J.-L.F., G.V. Cesana, K.-M. Xu, M. Richardson, H. Takahashi, and J. Jiang, 2022: Comparisons of simulated radiation, surface wind stress and SST fields over tropical Pacific by the GISS CMIP6 versions of global climate models with observations. Environ. Res. Commun., accepted.

Cesana, G., A.S. Ackerman, T. Vaillant de Guélis, and D.S. Henderson, 2021: Cloud-radiation interactions and cloud-climate feedbacks from an active-sensor satellite perspective. In Climate Impacts of Clouds: Radiation, Circulation, and Precipitation. S. Sullivan and C. Hoose, Eds., American Geophysical Union, accepted.

2022

Cesana, G., T. Khadir, H. Chepfer, and M. Chiriaco, 2022: Southern Ocean solar reflection biases in CMIP6 models linked to cloud phase and vertical structure representations. Geophys. Res. Lett., 49, no. 22, e2022GL099777, doi:10.1029/2022GL099777.

Nazarenko, L.S., N. Tausnev, G.L. Russell, D. Rind, R.L. Miller, G.A. Schmidt, S.E. Bauer, M. Kelley, R. Ruedy, A.S. Ackerman, I. Aleinov, M. Bauer, R. Bleck, V. Canuto, G. Cesana, Y. Cheng, T.L. Clune, B.I. Cook, C.A. Cruz, A.D. Del Genio, G.S. Elsaesser, G. Faluvegi, N.Y. Kiang, D. Kim, A.A. Lacis, A. Leboissetier, A.N. LeGrande, K.K. Lo, J. Marshall, E.E. Matthews, S. McDermid, K. Mezuman, L.T. Murray, V. Oinas, C. Orbe, C.P. García-Pando, J.P. Perlwitz, M.J. Puma, A. Romanou, D.T. Shindell, S. Sun, K. Tsigaridis, G. Tselioudis, E. Weng, J. Wu, and M.-S. Yao, 2022: Future climate change under SSP emission scenarios with GISS-E2.1. J. Adv. Model. Earth Syst., 14, no. 7, e2021MS002871, doi:10.1029/2021MS002871.

2021

Cesana, G., and A.D. Del Genio, 2021: Observational constraint on cloud feedbacks suggests moderate climate sensitivity. Nat. Clim. Change, 11, no. 3, 213-218, doi:10.1038/s41558-020-00970-y.

Cesana, G.V., A.S. Ackerman, A.M. Fridlind, I. Silber, and M. Kelley, 2021: Snow reconciles observed and simulated phase partitioning and doubles cloud feedback. Geophys. Res. Lett., 48, no. 20, e2021GL094876, doi:10.1029/2021GL094876.

Miller, R.L., G.A. Schmidt, L. Nazarenko, S.E. Bauer, M. Kelley, R. Ruedy, G.L. Russell, A. Ackerman, I. Aleinov, M. Bauer, R. Bleck, V. Canuto, G. Cesana, Y. Cheng, T.L. Clune, B. Cook, C.A. Cruz, A.D. Del Genio, G.S. Elsaesser, G. Faluvegi, N.Y. Kiang, D. Kim, A.A. Lacis, A. Leboissetier, A.N. LeGrande, K.K. Lo, J. Marshall, E.E. Matthews, S. McDermid, K. Mezuman, L.T. Murray, V. Oinas, C. Orbe, C. Pérez García-Pando, J.P. Perlwitz, M.J. Puma, D. Rind, A. Romanou, D.T. Shindell, S. Sun, N. Tausnev, K. Tsigaridis, G. Tselioudis, E. Weng, J. Wu, and M.-S. Yao, 2021: CMIP6 historical simulations (1850-2014) with GISS-E2.1. J. Adv. Model. Earth Syst., 13, no. 1, e2019MS002034, doi:10.1029/2019MS002034.

Silber, I., A.M. Fridlind, J. Verlinde, A.S. Ackerman, G.V. Cesana, and D.A. Knopf, 2021: The prevalence of precipitation from polar supercooled clouds. Atmos. Chem. Phys., 21, no. 5, 3949-3971, doi:10.5194/acp-21-3949-2021.

2020

Kelley, M., G.A. Schmidt, L. Nazarenko, S.E. Bauer, R. Ruedy, G.L. Russell, A.S. Ackerman, I. Aleinov, M. Bauer, R. Bleck, V. Canuto, G. Cesana, Y. Cheng, T.L. Clune, B.I. Cook, C.A. Cruz, A.D. Del Genio, G.S. Elsaesser, G. Faluvegi, N.Y. Kiang, D. Kim, A.A. Lacis, A. Leboissetier, A.N. LeGrande, K.K. Lo, J. Marshall, E.E. Matthews, S. McDermid, K. Mezuman, R.L. Miller, L.T. Murray, V. Oinas, C. Orbe, C. Pérez García-Pando, J.P. Perlwitz, M.J. Puma, D. Rind, A. Romanou, D.T. Shindell, S. Sun, N. Tausnev, K. Tsigaridis, G. Tselioudis, E. Weng, J. Wu, and M.-S. Yao, 2020: GISS-E2.1: Configurations and climatology. J. Adv. Model. Earth Syst., 12, no. 8, e2019MS002025, doi:10.1029/2019MS002025.

2019

Cesana, G., A.D. Del Genio, A.S. Ackerman, M. Kelley, G. Elsaesser, A.M. Fridlind, Y. Cheng, and M.-S. Yao, 2019: Evaluating models' response of tropical low clouds to SST forcings using CALIPSO observations. Atmos. Chem. Phys., 19, 2813-2832, doi:10.5194/acp-19-2813-2019.

Cesana, G., A.D. Del Genio, and H. Chepfer, 2019: The Cumulus And Stratocumulus CloudSat-CALIPSO Dataset (CASCCAD). Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 11, 1745-1764, doi:10.5194/essd-11-1745-2019.

Cesana, G., D.E. Waliser, D. Henderson, T.S. L'Ecuyer, X. Jiang, and J-L.F. Li, 2019: The vertical structure of radiative heating rates: A multimodel evaluation using A-Train satellite observations. J. Climate, 32, no. 5, 1573-1590, doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-17-0136.1.

2018

Cesana, G., A. Del Genio, and A. Ackerman, 2018: Constraining the models' response of tropical clouds to SST forcings using CALIPSO observations. In Remote Sensing and Modeling of the Atmosphere, Oceans, and Interactions VII, 24-26 September 2018, Honolulu, Hawaii. G. Liu and Z.S. Haddad, Eds., Proc. SPIE, vol. 10782, pp. 107820A, doi:10.1117/12.2324800.

Kim, J., D.E. Waliser, G.V. Cesana, X. Jiang, T. L'Ecuyer, and J.M. Neena, 2018: Cloud and radiative heating profiles associated with the boreal summer intraseasonal oscillation. Clim. Dyn., 50, no. 5-6, 1485-1494, doi:10.1007/s00382-017-3700-3.

Myers, T.A., C.R. Mechoso, G.V. Cesana, M.J. DeFlorio, and D.E. Waliser, 2018: Cloud feedback key to marine heatwave off Baja California. Geophys. Res. Lett., 45, no. 9, 4345-4352, doi:10.1029/2018GL078242.

2017

Cesana, G., D.E. Waliser, T. L'Ecuyer, X. Jiang, and J.-L. Li, 2017: Evaluation of radiative heating rate profiles in eight GCMs using A-train satellite observations. In Radiation Processes in the Atmosphere and Ocean (IRS2016): Proceedings of the International Radiation Symposium (IRC/IAMAS), 16–22 April 2016, Auckland, New Zealand, AIP Conference Proceedings, vol. 1810, pp. 070001, doi:10.1063/1.4975522.

Cesana, G.V., K. Suselj, and F. Brient, 2017: On the dependence of cloud feedbacks on physical parameterizations in WRF aquaplanet simulations. Geophys. Res. Lett., 44, no. 20, 10762-10771, doi:10.1002/2017GL074820.

Cesana, G., and T. Storelvmo, 2017: Improving climate projections by understanding how cloud phase affects radiation. J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 122, no. 8, 4594-4599, doi:10.1002/2017JD026927.

Guzman, R., H. Chepfer, V. Noel, T. Vaillant de Guélis, J.E. Kay, P. Raberanto, G. Cesana, M.A. Vaughan, and D.M. Winker, 2017: Direct atmosphere opacity observations from CALIPSO provide new constraints on cloud-radiation interactions. J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 122, no. 2, 1066-1085, doi:10.1002/2016JD025946.

Kikuchi, M., H. Okamoto, K. Sato, K. Suzuki, G. Cesana, Y. Hagihara, N. Takahashi, T. Hayasaka, and R. Oki, 2017: Development of algorithm for discriminating hydrometeor particle types with a synergistic use of CloudSat and CALIPSO. J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 122, no. 20, 11022-11044, doi:10.1002/2017JD027113.

2016

Cesana, G., and D.E. Waliser, 2016: Characterizing and understanding systematic biases in the vertical structure of clouds in CMIP5/CFMIP2 models. Geophys. Res. Lett., 43, no. 19, 10538-10546, doi:10.1002/2016GL070515.

Cesana, G., H. Chepfer, D. Winker, B. Getzewich, X. Cai, O. Jourdan, G. Mioche, H. Okamoto, Y. Hagihara, V. Noel, and M. Reverdy, 2016: Using in situ airborne measurements to evaluate three cloud phase products derived from CALIPSO. J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 121, no. 10, 5788-5808, doi:10.1002/2015JD024334.

Hoareau, C., V. Noel, H. Chepfer, J. Vidot, M. Chiriaco, S. Bastin, M. Reverdy, and G. Cesana, 2016: Remote sensing ice supersaturation inside and near cirrus clouds: A case study in the subtropics. Atmos. Sci. Lett., 17, no. 12, 639-645, doi:10.1002/asl.714.

Kay, J.E., T. L'Ecuyer, H. Chepfer, N. Loeb, A. Morrison, and G. Cesana, 2016: Recent advances in Arctic cloud and climate research. Curr. Clim. Change Rep., 2, no. 4, 159-169, doi:10.1007/s40641-016-0051-9.

Konsta, D., J.-L. Dufresne, H. Chepfer, A. Idelkadi, and G. Cesana, 2016: Use of A-train satellite observations (CALIPSO-PARASOL) to evaluate tropical cloud properties in the LMDZ5 GCM. Clim. Dyn., 47, no. 3, 1263-1284, doi:10.1007/s00382-015-2900-y.

2015

Bonne, J.-L., H.C. Steen-Larsen, C. Risi, M. Werner, H. Sodemann, J.-L. Lacour, X. Fettweis, G. Cesana, M. Delmotte, O. Cattani, P. Vallelonga, H.A. Kjær, C. Clerbaux, Á.E. Sveinbjörnsdóttir, and V. Masson-Delmotte, 2015: The summer 2012 Greenland heat wave: In situ and remote sensing observations of water vapor isotopic composition during an atmospheric river event. J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 120, no. 7, 2970-2989, doi:10.1002/2014JD022602.

Cesana, G., D.E. Waliser, X. Jiang, and J.-L.F. Li, 2015: Multimodel evaluation of cloud phase transition using satellite and reanalysis data. J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 120, no. 15, 7871-7892, doi:10.1002/2014JD022932.

He, Y., C. Risi, J. Gao, V. Masson-Delmotte, T. Yao, C.-T. Lai, Y. Ding, J. Worden, C. Frankenberg, H. Chepfer, and G. Cesana, 2015: Impact of atmospheric convection on south Tibet summer precipitation isotopologue composition using a combination of in situ measurements, satellite data, and atmospheric general circulation modeling. J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 120, no. 9, 3852-3871, doi:10.1002/2014JD022180.

Reverdy, M., H. Chepfer, D. Donovan, V. Noel, G. Cesana, C. Hoareau, M. Chiriaco, and S. Bastin, 2015: An EarthCARE/ATLID simulator to evaluate cloud description in climate models. J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 120, no. 21, 11090-11113, doi:10.1002/2015JD023919.

2014

Noel, V., H. Chepfer, C. Hoareau, M. Reverdy, and G. Cesana, 2014: Edffects of solar activity on noise in CALIOP profiles above the South Atlantic Anomaly. Atmos. Meas. Tech., 7, no. 6, 1597-1603, doi:10.5194/amt-7-1597-2014.

2013

Cesana, G., and H. Chepfer, 2013: Evaluation of the cloud thermodynamic phase in a climate model using CALIPSO-GOCCP. J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 118, no. 14, 7922-7937, doi:10.1002/jgrd.50376.

Chepfer, H., G. Cesana, D. Winker, B. Getzewich, M. Vaughan, and Z. Liu, 2013: Comparison of two different cloud climatologies derived from CALIOP-attenuated backscattered measurements (Level 1): The CALIPSO-ST and the CALIPSO-GOCCP. J. Atmos. Ocean. Technol., 30, no. 4, 725-744, doi:10.1175/JTECH-D-12-00057.1.

Stubenrauch, C.J., W.B. Rossow, S. Kinne, S. Ackerman, G. Cesana, H. Chepfer, L. Di Girolamo, B. Getzewich, A. Guignard, A. Heidinger, B.C. Maddux, W.P. Menzel, P. Minnis, C. Pearl, S. Platnick, C. Poulsen, J. Riedi, S. Sun-Mack, A. Walther, D. Winker, S. Zeng, and G. Zhao, 2013: Assessment of global cloud datasets from satellites: Project and database initiated by the GEWEX Radiation Panel. Bull. Amer. Meteorol. Soc., 94, no. 7, 1031-1049, doi:10.1175/BAMS-D-12-00117.1.

Stubenrauch, C., W.B. Rossow, S. Kinne, S. Ackerman, G. Cesana, H. Chepfer, L. Di Girolamo, B. Getzewich, A. Guignard, A. Heidinger, B. Maddux, P. Menzel, P. Minnis, C. Pearl, S. Platnick, C. Poulsen, J. Riedi, A. Sayer, S. Sun-Mack, A. Walther, D. Winker, S. Zeng, and G. Zhao, 2013: GEWEX cloud assessment: A review. In Radiation Processes in the Atmosphere and Ocean (IRS2012): Proceedings of the International Radiation Symposium (IRC/IAMAS). R.F. Cahalan and J. Fischer, Eds., AIP Conference Proceedings, vol. 1531, American Institute of Physics, pp. 404-407, doi:10.1063/1.4804792.

2012

Cesana, G., and H. Chepfer, 2012: How well do climate models simulate cloud vertical structure? A comparison between CALIPSO-GOCCP satellite observations and CMIP5 models. Geophys. Res. Lett., 39, no. 20, L20803, doi:10.1029/2012GL053153.

Cesana, G., J.E. Kay, H. Chepfer, J.M. English, and G. de Boer, 2012: Ubiquitous low-level liquid-containing Arctic clouds: New observations and climate model constraints from CALIPSO-GOCCP. Geophys. Res. Lett., 39, no. 20, L20804, doi:10.1029/2012GL053385.

Stromatas, S., S. Turquety, L. Menut, H. Chepfer, J.C. Péré, G. Cesana, and B. Bessagnet, 2012: Lidar signal simulation for the evaluation of aerosols in chemistry transport models. Geosci. Model Dev., 5, no. 6, 1543-1564, doi:10.5194/gmd-5-1543-2012.

2010

Chepfer, H., S. Bony, D. Winker, G. Cesana, J.L. Dufresne, P. Minnis, C.J. Stubenrauch, and S. Zeng, 2010: The GCM-Oriented CALIPSO Cloud Product (CALIPSO-GOCCP). J. Geophys. Res., 115, no. D4, D00H16, doi:10.1029/2009JD012251.

2009

Vuolo, M.R., H. Chepfer, L. Menut, and G. Cesana, 2009: Comparison of mineral dust layers vertical structures modeled with CHIMERE-DUST and observed with the CALIOP lidar. J. Geophys. Res., 114, no. D9, D09214, doi:10.1029/2008JD011219.

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