Formal Publications

The following list contains the latest formal/peer-reviewed publications authored or coauthored by Takmeng Wong. To order a reprint, simply specify the F number (F stands for formal publications) in an email message to takmeng.wong@nasa.gov. Online papers are highlighted. Unless a paper has a publication date and page number or number of pages, it has not completed the publication process and will not be immediately available. The list will be updated when the status of any paper changes.


F-1: Wong, T. and G. L. Stephens, 1987: Equilibrium climate modeling with an one dimensional coupled atmosphere-ocean model. Atmospheric Science Paper, 424, 123pp. Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado.

F-2: Wong, T., G. L. Stephens, P. W. Stackhouse, and F. P. J. Valero, 1993: The radiative budgets of a tropical mesoscale convective system during the EMEX-STEP-AMEX experiment. 1. Observations. J. Geophys. Res., 98, No. D5, 8683-8693.

F-3: Wong, T., G. L. Stephens, P. W. Stackhouse, and F. P. J. Valero, 1993: The radiative budgets of a tropical mesoscale convective system during the EMEX-STEP-AMEX experiment. 2. Model Results. J. Geophys. Res., 98, No. D5, 8695-8711.

F-4: Wong, T. and G. L. Stephens, 1994: On the radiative processes associated with the tropical mesoscale convective systems. Atmospheric Science Paper, 547, 235pp. Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado.

F-5: Evans, K. F., J. Turk, T. Wong, and G. L. Stephens, 1995: A Bayesian approach to microwave precipitation profile retrieval. J. Appl. Meteor., 34, 260-279.

F-6: Wong, T., E. F. Harrison, G. G. Gibson, F. M. Denn, 1997: On the determination of the optimal scan mode sequence for the TRMM CERES instrument. J. Atmos. Ocea. Tech., 14, 1230-1236.

F-7: Young, D. F., P. Minnis, D. R. Doelling, G. G. Gibson, and T. Wong, 1998: Temporal Interpolation Methods for the Cloud and the Earth's Radiant Energy System (CERES) Experiment. J. Appl. Meteor., 37, 572-590.

F-8: Wielicki, B. A., B. R. Barkstrom, B. A. Baum, T. P. Charlock, R. N. Green, D. P. Kratz, R. B. Lee, P. Minnis, G. L. Smith, T. Wong, D. F. Young, R. D. Cess, J. A. Coakley, Jr., D. A. H. Crommelynck, L Donner, R. Kandel, M. D. King, A. J. Miller, V. Ramanathan, D. A. Randall, L. L. Stowe, and R. M. Welch, 1998: Clouds and the Earth's Radiant Energy System (CERES): Algorithm Overview, IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 36, 1127-1141.

F-9: Hu, Y., B. Wielicki, B. Lin, G. Gibson, S. Tsay, K. Stamnes, and T. Wong, 2000: Delta-fit: A Fast and Accurate Treatment of Particle Scattering Phase Function with Weighted SVD Least Square Fitting. J. Quant. Spectrosc. Radiat. Transfer, 65, 681-690.

F-10: Wong, T., D. F. Young, M. Haeffelin, and S. Weckmann, 2000: Validation of the CERES/TRMM ERBE-like Monthly-mean Clear-sky Longwave Dataset and the Effects of the 1998 ENSO Event. J. Climate, 13, 4256-4267.

F-11: Wielicki, B. A., T. Wong, R. P. Allan, A. Slingo, J. T. Kiehl, B. J. Soden, C. T. Gordon, A. J. Miller, S.-K. Yang, D. A. Randall, F. Robertson, J. Susskind, and H. Jacobowitz, 2002: Evidence for Large Decadal Variability in the Tropical Mean Radiative Energy Budget. Science, 295, 841-844.

F-12: Wang, P.-H., P. Minnis, B. A. Wielicki, T. Wong, and L. B. Vann, 2002: Satellite Observations of Long-Term Changes in Tropical Cloud and Outgoing Longwave Radiation From 1985 to 1998. Geophy. Res. Lett., 29, NO. 10, 37-1-37-4.

F-13: Wielicki, B. A., A. D. Del Genio, T. Wong, J. Chen, B. E. Carlson, R. P. Allan, F. Robertson, H. Jacobowitz, A. Slingo, D. Randall, J. T. Kiehl, B. J. Soden, C. T. Gordon, A. J. Miller, S.-K. Yang, and J. Susskind, 2002: Technical Response: Changes in Tropical Clouds and Radiation. Science, 296, 2095a.

F-14: Wang, P.-H., P. Minnis, B. A. Wielicki, T. Wong, R. D. Cess, M. Zhang, L. B. Vann, and G. S. Kent, 2003: Characteristics of the 1997/98 El Nino Cloud Distributions from SAGE II Observations. J. Geophy. Res., 108, NO. D1, 4009, 5-1-5-11.

F-15: Lin, B., T. Wong, B. A. Wielicki, and Y. Hu, 2004: Examination of the Decadal Tropical Mean ERBS Nonscanner Radiation Data for the Iris Hypothesis. J. Climate, 17, NO. 6, 1239-1246.

F-16: Wielicki, B. A., T. Wong, N. Loeb, P. Minnus, K. Priestley, and R. Kandel, 2005: Changes in Earth's Albedo Measured by Satellite. Science, 308, 825.

F-17: Lin, B., T. Wong, B. A. Wielicki, and Y. Hu, 2005: Reply to comments on "Examination of the Decadal Tropical Mean ERBS Nonscanner Radiation Data for the Iris Hypothesis. J. Climate, 18, NO. 12, 2128-2131.

F-18: Xu, K.-M., T. Wong, B. A. Wielicki, L. Parker, and Z. A. Eitzen, 2005: Statistical Analyses of Satellite Cloud Object Data for Large Ensemble Evaluation of Cloud Models. Part I: Methodology and Preliminary Results. J. Climate, 18, NO. 13, 2497-2514.

F-19: Hansen, J., M. Sato, R. Ruedy, L. Nazarenko, A. Lacis, G.A. Schmidt, G. Russell, I. Aleinov, M. Bauer, S. Bauer, N. Bell, B. Cairns, V. Canuto, M. Chandler, Y. Cheng, A. Del Genio, G. Faluvegi, E. Fleming, A. Friend, T. Hall, C. Jackman, M. Kelley, N. Kiang, D. Koch, J. Lean, J. Lerner, K. Lo, S. Menon, R. Miller, P. Minnis, T. Novakov, V. Oinas, Ja. Perlwitz, Ju. Perlwitz, D. Rind, D. Romanou, D. Shindell, P. Stone, S. Sun, N. Tausnev, D. Thresher, B. Wielicki, T. Wong, M. Yao, and S. Zhang, 2005: Efficacy of Climate Forcings. J. Geophys. Res., 110, D18104, doi:10.1029/2005JD005776, 45pp.

F-20: Wong, T., B. A. Wielicki, R. B. Lee, III, G. L. Smith, K. A. Bush, and J. K. Willis, 2006: Re-examination of the Observed Decadal Variability of Earth Radiation Budget using Altitude-corrected ERBE/ERBS Nonscanner WFOV data. J. Climate, 19, 4028-4040.

F-21: Xu, K.-M., T. Wong, B. A. Wielicki, L. Parker, Bing Lin, Z. A. Eitzen, and M. Branson, 2007: Statistical Analyses of Satellite Cloud Object Data from CERES. Part II: Tropical Convective Cloud Objects during 1998 El Nino and Evidence for Supporting the Fixed Anvil Temperature Hypothesis. J. Climate, 20, 819-842.

F-22: Loeb, N. G., B. A. Wielicki, W. Su, K. Loukachine, W. Sun, T. Wong, K. J. Priestley, G. Mathews, W. F. Miller, and R. Davis, 2007: Multi-instrument Comparison of Top-of-Atmosphere Reflected Solar Radiation. J. Climate, 20, 575-591.

F-23: Luo, Y., K.-M. Xu, B. A. Wielicki, T. Wong, and Z. A. Eitzen, 2007: Statistical Analyses of Satellite Cloud Object Data from CERES. Part III: Comparison with Cloud-resolving Model Simulation of Tropical Convective Clouds. J. Atmos. Sci., 64, 762-785.

F-24: Loeb, N. G. and T. Wong, 2007: Clouds and the Earth's Radiation Budget. Our Changing Planet, The View from Space, M. D. King, C. L. Parkinson, K. C. Partington, and R. G. Williams (eds.), Cambridge University Press, 21-25. <See More Information Here>

F-25: Xu, K.-M., T. Wong, B. A. Wielicki, and L. Parker, 2008: Statistical Analyses of Satellite Cloud Object Data from CERES. Part IV: Boundary-layer Cloud Objects During 1998 El Nino. J. Climate, 21, 1500-1522.

F-26: Wong, T., and B. A. Wielicki, 2008: Unscrambling the Cause of the Recent Ocean Cooling with Net Radiation Observations from the CERES Instrument on the Terra Satellite. The Earth Observer, 20, 1, 16-19.

F-27: Eitzen, Z. A., K.-M. Xu, and T. Wong, 2008: Statistical Analyses of Satellite Cloud Object Data from CERES. Part V: Relationships between Physical Properties of Boundary-Layer Clouds. J. Climate, 24, 6668-6688.

F-28: Smith, G. L., P. E. Mlynczak, D. A. Rutan, and T. Wong, 2008: Comparison of the Diurnal Cycle of Outgoing Longwave Radiation from a Climate Model with Results from ERBE. J. Appl. Meteor. and Clim., 47, 3188-3202.

F-29: Loeb, N. G., B. A. Wielicki, D. R. Doelling, G. L. Smith, D. F. Keyes, S. Kato, N. Manalo-Smith, and T. Wong, 2009: Towards Optimal Closure of the Earth's Top-of-Atmosphere Radiation Budget. J. Climate, 22, 748-766.

F-30: Loeb, N. G., B. A. Wielicki, T. Wong, and Peter A. Parker 2009: Impact of Data Gaps on Satellite Broadband Radiation Records. J. Geophys. Res., 114, D11109, doi:10.1029/2008JD011183.

F-31: Wong, T., P. W. Stackhouse, Jr., D. P. Kratz, and A. C. Wilber, 2009: Earth Radiation Budget at top-of-atmosphere [in "State of the Climate in 2008"]. Peterson, T. C., and M. O. Baringer eds., Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 90:8, S33-S34.

F-32: Andronova, N., J. E. Penner, and T. Wong, 2009: Observed and Modeled Evolution of the Tropical Mean Radiation Budget at the Top of the Atmosphere since 1985. J. Geophys. Res., 114, D14106, doi:10.1029/2008JD011560.

F-33: Murphy, D. M., S. Solomon, R. W. Portmann, K. H. Rosenlof, P. M. Forster, and T. Wong, 2009: An observationally based energy balance for the Earth since 1950. J. Geophys. Res., 114, D17107, doi:10.1029/2009JD012105.

F-34: Eitzen, Z. A., K.-M. Xu, and T. Wong, 2009: Cloud and Radiative Characteristics of Tropical Deep Convective Systems in Extended Cloud Objects from CERES Observations. J. Climate, 22, 5983-6000.

F-35: Trenberth, K. E., J. T. Fasullo, C. O'Dell, and T. Wong, 2010: Relationships between Tropical Sea Surface Temperature and Top-of-Atmosphere Radiation. Geophys. Res. Let., 37, L03702, doi:10.1029/2009GL042314.

F-36: Stackhouse, P. W., Jr., T. Wong, N. G. Loeb, D. P. Kratz, A. C. Wilber, D. R. Doelling, and L. C. Nguyen, 2010: Earth Radiation Budget at top-of-atmosphere [in "State of the Climate in 2009"]. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 91:7, S41.

F-37: Eitzen, Z. A., K.-M. Xu, and T. Wong, 2011: An Estimate of Low Cloud Feedbacks from Variations of Cloud Radiative and Physical Properties with Sea Surface Temperature on Interannual Time Scales. J. Climate, 24, 1106-1121.

F-38: Kratz, D. P., P. W. Stackhouse, Jr., T. Wong, P. Sawaengphokhai, A. C. Wilber, and N. G. Loeb, 2011: Earth Radiation Budget at Top-of-atmosphere [in "State of the Climate in 2010"]. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 92:6, S58-S59.

F-39: Loeb, N. G., S. Kato, W. Su, T. Wong, F. Rose, D. R. Doelling, and J. Norris, 2012: Advances in Understanding Top-of-Atmosphere Radiation Variability from Satellite Observations. Surveys in Geophysics, 33, 359-385, doi:10.1007/s10712-012-9175-1.

F-40: Loeb, N. G., J. M. Lyman, G. C. Johnson, R. P. Allan, D. R. Doelling, T. Wong, B. J. Soden, and G. L. Stephens, 2012: Observed changes in top-of-the-atmosphere radiation and upper-ocean heating consistent within uncertainty. Nature Geoscience, 5, 110-113, doi:10.1038/NGEO1375.

F-41: Wong, T., P. W. Stackhouse, Jr., D. P. Kratz, P. Sawaengphokhai, A. C. Wilber, and N. G. Loeb, 2012: Earth Radiation Budget at Top-of-atmosphere [in "State of the Climate in 2011"]. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 93:7, S38-S40.

F-42: Wong, T., W. B. Rossow, Y. C. Zhang, L. Hinkelman, E. Raschke, S. Kinne, J. Russell, R. Bantges, R. Roca, G. L. Smith, and N. Loeb, 2012: Chapter 3: Radiative Fluxes at the Top-of-the-Atmosphere (TOA) [in "GEWEX Radiative Flux Assessment (RFA), Volume 1: Assessment"]. World Climate Research Programme (WCRP) Report, No. 19/2012, 23-90. < View Online PDF Report>

F-43: Stackhouse, P. W., Jr., T. Wong, D. P. Kratz, P. Sawaengphokhai, A. C. Wilber, S. K. Gupta, and N. G. Loeb, 2013: Earth Radiation Budget at Top-of-atmosphere [in "State of the Climate in 2012"]. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 94:8, S30-S31.

F-44: Shrestha, A. K., S. Kato, T. Wong, D. A. Rutan, W. F. Miller, F. G. Rose, G. L. Smith, K. M. Bedka, P. Minnis, and J. R. Fernandez, 2014: Unfiltering Earth Radiation Budget Experiment (ERBE) scanner radiances using the CERES algorithm and its evaluation with nonscanner observations. J. Atmos. Ocean. Tech., 31, 843-859.

F-45: Kratz, D. P., P. W. Stackhouse, Jr., T. Wong, P. Sawaengphokhai, A. C. Wilber, S. K. Gupta, and N. G. Loeb, 2014: Earth Radiation Budget at Top-of-atmosphere [in "State of the Climate in 2013"]. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 95:7, S30-S32.

F-46: Rutan, D. A., G. L. Smith, and T. Wong, 2014: Dirunal Variations of Albedo from Earth Radiation Budget ERBS Observations. J. Appl. Meteor. and Clim., 53:12 2747-2760.

F-47: Smith, G. L., T. Wong, and K. A. Bush, 2015: Time-Sampling Errors of Earth Radiation from Satellites: Theory for Outgoing Longwave Radiation. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 53:3, 1656-1665.

F-48: Smith, G. L., and T. Wong, 2015: Time-Sampling Errors of Earth Radiation from Satellites: Theory for Monthly Mean Albedo. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, Submitted.


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