SuomiNet - Publications & Links

SuomiNet - Publications & Links


    Braun, J., Identifying Mesoscale Variations in Boundary Layer Moisture Using Ground Based GPS Networks. Fourth Joint Korea-U.S. Workshop on Mesoscale Observations, Data Assimilation, and Modeling for Severe Weather, Seoul, South Korea, February, 2006.
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    Braun, J., Van Hove, T., Recent Improvements in the Retrieval of Precipitable Water Vapor. ION GNSS 2006, Long Beach, CA, September 2005.
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    Mayo, T., 2006: Correlating Atmospheric Water Vapor and Hurricane Development. SOARS Summer Research Colloquium, NCAR Boulder, CO, August 2006.

    Braun, J., S.-Y. Ha, C. Rocken, and Y.-H. Kuo, 2004: An evaluation of slant water vapor using a high resolution numerical weather model. Proceedings of the Fourteenth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting, Albuquerque, NM March 22- March 26, 2004.
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    Braun, J., C. Rocken, and Y.-H. Kuo, 2004: Observed water vapor fields during the International H20 project using GPS. Proceedings of the Fourteenth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting, Albuquerque, NM March 22- March 26, 2004.
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    Van Hove, T., Liljegren, J.C., Rocken, C., and Braun, J. Using GFS Weather Model to Reduce Diurnal Differences Between GPS PW and ARM MWR PW
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    Derek W. Brown, Sean J. Clarke and Joseph Zabransky, Jr. * "A REGIONAL COMPARISON OF GPS ATMOSPHERIC MOISTURE MEASUREMENTS AT PLYMOUTH AND BARTLETT, NEW HAMPSHIRE" Plymouth State University, Plymouth, NH 03264
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    M. Dumont, M.Donald and Joseph Zabransky, Jr. "A Comparison of GPS-Measured Precipitable Water at Bartlett, NH with Radiosonde Measurements in the Northeast" Plymouth State University, Plymouth, NH 03264
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    Michael H. Nahmias* and Joseph Zabransky Jr. "A STATISTICAL EXAMINATION AND CASE STUDY OF INTEGRATED PRECIPITABLE WATER (IPW) IN NORTHERN NEW ENGLAND" Plymouth State University, Plymouth, New Hampshire
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References to Related Publications:

Below we list some references to papers related to estimating atmospheric water vapor with GPS. This is not a complete reference list on the subject but rather a list of some papers that our group has collaborated on.

    Alber, C., R. Ware, C. Rocken and F. Solheim, GPS surveying with 1 mm precision using corrections for atmospheric slant path delay, Geophysical Research Letters, Vol. 24, No. 15, pp 1859-1862, August 1997.

    Alber, C., R. Ware, C. Rocken, J. Braun, Obtaining single path phase delays from GPS double differences, Geophysical Research Letters, Vol 27, pp 2661-2664,2000.

    Anthes, R., M. Exner, C. Rocken, and R. Ware, Results from the GPS/MET Experiment and Potential Applications to GEWEX, GEWEX News, 7, 3-6, Feb., 1997.

    Bevis, M., S. Businger, S. Chiswell, T.A. Herring, R.A. Anthes, C. Rocken and R.H. Ware, GPS Meteorology: Mapping zenith wet dealys onto precipitable water, Journal of Applied Meteorology, 379-386, 1994.

    Bevis M., S. Businger, T.A. Herring, C. Rocken, R.A. Anthes and R.H. Ware, GPS Meteorology: Remote Sensing of Atmospheric Water Vapor Using the Global Positioning System, Journal of Geophys. Research, Vol. 97, No. D14, pp 15,787-15,801, October, 1992.

    Braun, J., C. Rocken, R. Ware, Validation of line-of-sight water vapor measurements with GPS, Radio Science, 36, 459-472, 2001.

    Businger, S., S.R. Chiswell, M. Bevis, J. Duan, R. A. Anthes, C. Rocken, R. H. Ware, T. VanHove, and F. S. Solheim, The Promise of GPS in Atmospheric Monitoring, Bull. Am. Meteor. Sco., 77, pp 5-18, 1996.

    Chiswell, S., S. Businger, M. Bevis, F. Solheim, C. Rocken, and Randolph Ware, Improved Retrieval of Integrated Water Vapor from Water Vapor Radiometer Measurements Using Numerical Weather Prediction Models, Journal of Atm. and Ocean. Tech, Vol. 11, No.5 , October 1994.

    Chiswell, S., S. Businger, M. Bevis, J. Duan, C. Rocken, Randolph Ware, F. Solheim, and T. Van Hove, Application of GPS Water Vapor Data in the Analysis of Severe Weather, submitted to Monthly Weather Review, January, 1995.

    Duan, J., M. Bevis, P. Fang, Y.Bock, S. Chiswell, S. Businger, C. Rocken, F. Solheim, T. VanHove, R. Ware, S. Mc Clusky, T. A. Herring, and R. W. King, GPS Meteorology: Direct Estimation of the Absolute Value of Precipitable Water, J. of Applied Met., Vol. 35, No. 6, pp 830-838, June 1996.

    Gutman, S., R. Chadwick, D. Wolfe, A. Simon, T. VanHove, and C. Rocken, Toward an Operational Water Vapor Remote Sensing System Using GPS, FSL Forum, September 1994.

    Rocken C., The Global Positioning System: A New Tool for Tectonic Studies, Ph.D. Thesis, University of Colorado at Boulder, 298 pp., 1988.

    Rocken, C., J. Johnson, R.E. Neilan, M. Cerezo, J. Jordan, M. Falls, L. Nelson, R. Ware, M. Hayes, The Measurement of Atmospheric Water Vapor: Radiometer Comparison and Spatial Variations, IEEE Trans. on Geosci. and Remote Sens., Vol., 29., No.1, pp. 3 - 8, Jan., 1991.

    Rocken, C. R. H. Ware, T. Van Hove, F. Solheim, C. Alber, J. Johnson, M. Bevis, S. Businger, Sensing Atmospheric Water Vapor with the Global Positioning System, Geophys. Res. Letters, Vol. 20, No. 23, pp 2631-2634, Dec., 1993.

    Rocken, C. T. Van Hove, J. Johnson, F. Solheim, R. H. Ware, M. Bevis, S. Businger, S. Chiswell, GPS/STORM - GPS Sensing of Atmospheric Water Vapor for Meteorology, Journal of Atmos. and Ocean. Tech., Vol. 12, No. 3, pp 468-478, June 1995.

    Rocken, C, F S Solheim, R H Ware, M Exner, D Martin, M Rothacher, Application of IGS Data to GPS Sensing of the Atmopsphere for Weather and Climate Research, Proceeding for the 1995 IGS Meeting, Potsdam, Germany, May 15-17, 1995.

    Rocken, C., R. Anthes, M. Exner, D. Hunt, S. Sokolovsky, R. Ware, M. Gurbunov, W. Schreiner, D. Feng, B. Herman, Y.-H. Kuo, X. Zou, Verification of GPS/MET Data in the Neutral Atmosphere, J. of Geophys. Research, accepted for pub., Nov., 1997.

    Rocken, C., T. VanHove. R. Ware, Near real-time GPS sensing of atmospheric water vapor, Geophys. Res. Let., Vol. 24, No. 24, pp 3221-3224, 1997.

    Rocken, C. S Sokolovskiy, J.M. Johnson, and D. Hunt, Improved Mapping of Tropospheric delays, J. Atmos. Oceanic Technol. Vol 18, pp 1205-1213, 2001

    Ware, R.H., M. Exner, D. Feng, M. Gorbunov, K. Hardy, B. Herman, Y. Kuo, T. Meehan, W. Melbourne, C. Rocken, W. Schreiner, S. Sokolovskiy, F. Solheim, X. Zou, R. Anthes, S. Businger and K. Trenberth, GPS Sounding of the Atmosphere from Low Earth Orbit: Preliminary Results, Bull. Am. Meteor. Sco., 77, pp 19-40, 1996.

    Ware, R.H., C. Alber, C. Rocken, F. Solheim, Sensing integrated water vapor along GPS ray paths, Geophys. Res. Let., Vol. 24, No. 4, pp 417-420, Feb. 15, 1997.

    Yuan L., R. A. Anthes, R.H. Ware, C. Rocken, W. Bonner, M. Bevis and S. Businger, Sensing Climate Change Using the Global Positioning System, Journal of Geophys. Res., Vol. 98, No. D8, pp 14,925-14,937, 1993.

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