Sciences and Exploration Directorate

Christopher Kidd

(RESEARCH SCIENTIST)

 chris.kidd@nasa.gov

 301.614.6091

Org Code: 612

NASA/GSFC
Mail Code: 612
Greenbelt, MD 20771

Employer: UNIV OF MARYLAND COLLEGE PARK

Publications


Refereed

Milani, L., and C. Kidd. 2023. The State of Precipitation Measurements at Mid-to-High Latitudes Atmosphere 14 (11): 1677 [10.3390/atmos14111677]

Kidd, C., G. Huffman, V. Maggioni, P. Chambon, and R. Oki. 2021. The Global Satellite Precipitation Constellation: Current Status and Future Requirements Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society 102 (10): E1844-E1861 [10.1175/bams-d-20-0299.1]

Kidd, C., E. Graham, T. Smyth, and M. Gill. 2021. Assessing the Impact of Light/Shallow Precipitation Retrievals from Satellite-Based Observations Using Surface Radar and Micro Rain Radar Observations Remote Sensing 13 (9): 1708 [10.3390/rs13091708]

Kidd, C., T. Matsui, and S. Ringerud. 2021. Precipitation Retrievals from Passive Microwave Cross-Track Sensors: The Precipitation Retrieval and Profiling Scheme Remote Sensing 13 (5): 947 [10.3390/rs13050947]

You, Y., V. Petkovic, J. Tan, et al. R. Kroodsma, W. Berg, C. Kidd, and C. Peters-Lidard. 2020. Evaluation of V05 Precipitation Estimates from GPM Constellation Radiometers Using KuPR as the Reference Journal of Hydrometeorology 21 (4): 705-728 [10.1175/jhm-d-19-0144.1]

Skofronick-Jackson, G., W. Berg, C. Kidd, et al. D. B. Kirschbaum, W. A. Petersen, G. J. Huffman, and Y. N. Takayabu. 2018. Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM): Unified Precipitation Estimation from Space Springer Remote Sensing/Photogrammetry 175-193 [10.1007/978-3-319-72583-3_7]

Skofronick-Jackson, G., D. Kirschbaum, W. Petersen, et al. G. Huffman, C. Kidd, E. Stocker, and R. Kakar. 2018. The Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) mission's scientific achievements and societal contributions: reviewing four years of advanced rain and snow observations Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society 144 27-48 [10.1002/qj.3313]

Levizzani, V., C. Kidd, K. Aonashi, et al. R. Bennartz, R. R. Ferraro, G. J. Huffman, R. Roca, F. J. Turk, and N. Wang. 2018. The activities of the international precipitation working group Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society 144 (S1): 3-15 [10.1002/qj.3214]

Kidd, C., J. Tan, P. Kirstetter, and W. A. Petersen. 2017. Validation of the Version 05 Level 2 precipitation products from the GPM Core Observatory and constellation satellite sensors Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society 144 (S1): 313-328 [10.1002/qj.3175]

Skofronick-Jackson, G., W. A. Petersen, W. Berg, et al. C. Kidd, E. F. Stocker, D. B. Kirschbaum, R. Kakar, S. A. Braun, G. J. Huffman, T. Iguchi, P. E. Kirstetter, C. Kummerow, R. Meneghini, R. Oki, W. S. Olson, Y. N. Takayabu, K. Furukawa, and T. Wilheit. 2017. The Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) Mission for Science and Society Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society 98 (8): 1679-1695 [10.1175/bams-d-15-00306.1]

Tapiador, F., A. Navarro, V. Levizzani, et al. E. García-Ortega, G. Huffman, C. Kidd, P. Kucera, C. Kummerow, H. Masunaga, W. Petersen, R. Roca, J.-L. Sánchez, W.-K. Tao, and F. Turk. 2017. Global precipitation measurements for validating climate models Atmospheric Research 197 1-20 [10.1016/j.atmosres.2017.06.021]

Kidd, C., A. Becker, G. J. Huffman, et al. C. L. Muller, P. Joe, G. Skofronick-Jackson, and D. B. Kirschbaum. 2017. So, how much of the Earth’s surface is covered by rain gauges? Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society 98 (1): 69-78 [10.1175/bams-d-14-00283.1]

Kidd, C., S. Ringerud, G. Skofronick-Jackson, and G. Huffman. 2016. Precipitation retrievals from passive microwave cross-track sounding instruments 2016 14th Specialist Meeting on Microwave Radiometry and Remote Sensing of the Environment (MicroRad) [10.1109/microrad.2016.7530515]

Huffman, G. J., V. Levizzani, R. R. Ferraro, F. J. Turk, and C. Kidd. 2016. Requirements for a Robust Precipitation Constellation MicroRad 2016 37 - 41 [10.1109/MICRORAD.2016.7530500]

Kidd, C., T. Matsui, J.-D. Chern, et al. K. Mohr, C. Kummerow, and D. Randel. 2016. Global precipitation estimates from cross-track passive microwave observations using a physically-based retrieval scheme Journal of Hydrometeorology 17 (1): 383–400 [10.1175/jhm-d-15-0051.1]

Kidd, C. 2015. The narrow cold-frontal rainband of 22/23 November 2013 Weather 70 (8): 246 [10.1002/wea.2505]

Muller, C., L. Chapman, S. Johnston, et al. C. Kidd, S. Illingworth, G. Foody, A. Overeem, and R. Leigh. 2015. Crowdsourcing for climate and atmospheric sciences: current status and future potential Int. J. Climatol. 35 (11): 3185-3203 [10.1002/joc.4210]

Kidd, C., E. Dawkins, and G. J. Huffman. 2013. Comparison of Precipitation Derived from the ECMWF Operational Forecast Model and Satellite Precipitation Datasets J. Hydrometeor. 14 (5): 1463-1482 [10.1175/JHM-D-12-0182.1]

Laviola, S., V. Levizzani, E. Cattani, and C. Kidd. 2013. The 183-WSL fast rain rate retrieval algorithm. Part II: Validation using ground radar measurements Atmospheric Research 134 77-86 [10.1016/j.atmosres.2013.07.013]

Kidd, C., and L. Champman. 2012. Derivation of Sky View Factors from LIDAR Data International J of Remote Sensing 33 (11): 3640-3652 [10.1080/01431161.2011.635163]

Tapiador, F. J., F. J. Turk, W. A. Petersen, et al. A. Y. Hou, E. Garcia-Ortega, L. T. Machado, C. F. Angelis, P. Salio, C. Kidd, G. J. Huffman, and M. de Castro. 2012. Global precipitation measurement: Methods, datasets and applications Atmos. Res. 104-105 70-97 [10.1016/j.atmosres.2011.10.021]

Kidd, C., P. Bauer, J. Turk, et al. G. J. Huffman, R. Joyce, K. Hsu, and D. Braithwaite. 2012. Intercomparison of High-Resolution Precipitation Products Over Northwest Europe J. Hydrometeor. 13 (1): 67-83 [10.1175/JHM-D-11-042.1]

Kidd, C., and V. Levizzani. 2011. Status of satellite precipitation retrievals Hydrology and Earth System Sciences 15 (4): 1109-1116 [10.5194/hess-15-1109-2011]

Kidd, C., and G. J. Huffman. 2011. Global precipitation measurement Meteor. Appl. 18 (3): 334-353 [10.1002/met.284]

Mugnai, A., S. Di Michele, E. A. Smith, et al. F. Baordo, P. Bauer, B. Bizzarri, P. Joe, C. Kidd, F. S. Marzano, A. Tassa, J. Testud, and G. J. Tripoli. 2007. Snowfall measurements by proposed European GPM mission Measuring Precipitation from Space: EURAINSAT and the Future

Adler, R. F., C. Kummerow, D. T. Bolvin, S. Curtis, and C. Kidd. 2003. Status of TRMM monthly estimates of tropical precipitation in symposium on cloud systems hurricanes and TRMM Meteorolgical Monographs 29 (51): 223-234

Adler, R. F., C. Kidd, G. Petty, M. Morrissey, and H. Goodman. 2001. Intercomparison of global precipitation products: The third precipitation intercomparison Project (PIP-3) Bull Amer Meteor Soc 82 (7): 1377-1396

Smith, E. A., J. E. Lamm, R. Adler, et al. J. Alishouse, K. Aonashi, E. Barrett, P. Bauer, W. Berg, A. Chang, R. Ferraro, J. Ferriday, S. Goodman, N. Grody, C. Kidd, D. Kniveton, C. Kummerow, G. Liu, F. Marzano, A. Mugnai, W. S. Olson, G. Petty, A. Shibata, R. Specer, F. Wentz, T. Wilheit, and E. Zipser. 1998. Results of the WetNet PIP-2 Project J Atmos Sci 55 1483-1536