Sciences and Exploration Directorate

Christopher Kidd


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Phone: 301.614.6091
Org Code: 612
Mail Code 612
Greenbelt, MD 20771



2023. "The State of Precipitation Measurements at Mid-to-High Latitudes." Atmosphere 14 (11): 1677 [10.3390/atmos14111677] [Journal Article/Letter]

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] [Journal Article/Letter]

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] [Journal Article/Letter]

2021. "Precipitation Retrievals from Passive Microwave Cross-Track Sensors: The Precipitation Retrieval and Profiling Scheme." Remote Sensing 13 (5): 947 [10.3390/rs13050947] [Journal Article/Letter]

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] [Journal Article/Letter]

2018. "Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM): Unified Precipitation Estimation from Space." Springer Remote Sensing/Photogrammetry 175-193 [10.1007/978-3-319-72583-3_7] [Article in Book]

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] [Journal Article/Letter]

2018. "The activities of the international precipitation working group." Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society 144 (S1): 3-15 [10.1002/qj.3214] [Journal Article/Letter]

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] [Journal Article/Letter]

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] [Journal Article/Letter]

2017. "Global precipitation measurements for validating climate models." Atmospheric Research 197 1-20 [10.1016/j.atmosres.2017.06.021] [Journal Article/Letter]

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] [Journal Article/Letter]

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] [Proceedings]

2016. "Requirements for a Robust Precipitation Constellation." MicroRad 2016 37 - 41 [10.1109/MICRORAD.2016.7530500] [Proceedings]

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] [Journal Article/Letter]

2015. "The narrow cold-frontal rainband of 22/23 November 2013." Weather 70 (8): 246 [10.1002/wea.2505] [Journal Article/Letter]

2015. "Crowdsourcing for climate and atmospheric sciences: current status and future potential." Int. J. Climatol. 35 (11): 3185-3203 [10.1002/joc.4210] [Journal Article/Letter]

2013. "Comparison of Precipitation Derived from the ECMWF Operational Forecast Model and Satellite Precipitation Datasets." J. Hydrometeor. 14 (5): 1463-1482 [Full Text] [10.1175/JHM-D-12-0182.1] [Journal Article/Letter]

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] [Journal Article/Letter]

2012. "Derivation of Sky View Factors from LIDAR Data." International J of Remote Sensing 33 (11): 3640-3652 [10.1080/01431161.2011.635163] [Journal Article/Letter]

2012. "Global precipitation measurement: Methods, datasets and applications." Atmos. Res. 104-105 70-97 [Full Text] [10.1016/j.atmosres.2011.10.021] [Journal Article/Letter]

2012. "Intercomparison of High-Resolution Precipitation Products Over Northwest Europe." J. Hydrometeor. 13 (1): 67-83 [10.1175/JHM-D-11-042.1] [Journal Article/Letter]

2011. "Status of satellite precipitation retrievals." Hydrology and Earth System Sciences 15 (4): 1109-1116 [10.5194/hess-15-1109-2011] [Journal Article/Letter]

2011. "Global precipitation measurement." Meteor. Appl. 18 (3): 334-353 [10.1002/met.284] [Journal Article/Letter]

2007. "Snowfall measurements by proposed European GPM mission." Measuring Precipitation from Space: EURAINSAT and the Future [Journal Article/Letter]

2003. "Status of TRMM monthly estimates of tropical precipitation in symposium on cloud systems hurricanes and TRMM." Meteorolgical Monographs 29 (51): 223-234 [Journal Article/Letter]

2001. "Intercomparison of global precipitation products: The third precipitation intercomparison Project (PIP-3)." Bull Amer Meteor Soc 82 (7): 1377-1396 [Journal Article/Letter]

1998. "Results of the WetNet PIP-2 Project." J Atmos Sci 55 1483-1536 [Journal Article/Letter]