Christopher Kidd

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Christopher Kidd

  • ASSOCIATE RESEARCH SCIENTIST
  • 301.614.6091
  • NASA/GSFC
  • Mail Code: 612
  • Greenbelt , MD 20771
  • Employer: UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND
  • Publications

    Refereed

    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]

    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]

    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]

    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]

    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]

    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]

    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., 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]

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

    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 [Full Text (Link)] [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]

    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 [Full Text (Link)] [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 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]

    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.

    Publications

    Refereed

    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]

    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]

    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]

    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]

    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]

    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]

    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., 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]

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

    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 [Full Text (Link)] [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]

    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 [Full Text (Link)] [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 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]

    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

                                                                                                                                                                                            
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