Dr. Matthew J McGill

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Dr. Matthew J McGill

  • RSCH AST, EARTH SCIENCES REMOTE SENS
  • 301.614.6281 | 301.614.5492
  • NASA/GSFC
  • Mail Code: 612
  • Greenbelt , MD 20771
  • Employer: NASA
  • Brief Bio

    RESEARCH AREA EXPERIENCE:       

                                  Lidar remote sensing, Doppler lidar, radiative transfer, atmospheric physics, atmospheric dynamics, interferometry, instrument development.

     

    EDUCATION:                                 

    1991 - B.S.  -  Physics, Alma College, Alma, MI.

    1994 - M.S.  -  Atmospheric Science, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI.

    1996 - Ph.D.  - Atmospheric Science, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI.

     

    PREVIOUS POSITIONS:               

    1991 – 1996   Research Assistant, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

    1996 – 1997   Research Associate, University of Michigan (assigned to NASA-Goddard Space Flight Center), Mesoscale Atmospheric Processes Branch, Laboratory for Atmospheres, NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center

    1997 – Present   Physical Scientist, Mesoscale Atmospheric Processes Branch, Laboratory for Atmospheres, NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center

    Research Interests

    Remote Sensing/Instrument Development

    Lidar remote sensing, Doppler lidar, radiative transfer, atmospheric physics, atmospheric dynamics, interferometry, instrument development.

    Positions/Employment

    4/1997 - Present

    Physical Scientist

    Mesoscale Atmospheric Processes Branch, Laboratory for Atmospheres, NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD
    4/1996 - 4/1997

    Research Associate

    University of Michigan (assigned to NASA-Goddard Space Flight Center), Mesoscale Atmospheric Processes Branch, Laboratory for Atmospheres, NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center), Greenbelt, MD
    8/1991 - 4/1996

    Research Assistant

    University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

    Education

    1996 - Ph.D. - Atmospheric Science, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI.
    1994 - M.S. - Atmospheric Science, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI.
    1991 - B.S. - Physics, Alma College, Alma, MI.

    Professional Societies

    American Geophysical Union, 1996 - Present

    Professional Service

    serves as Earth Science Division Chief Technologist (2013-present)

    Selected Publications

    Refereed

    Jensen, E., G. Diskin, R. P. Lawson, et al. S. Lance, T. P. Bui, D. L. Hlavka, M. J. Mcgill, L. Pfister, and O. B. Toon. 2013. "Ice nucleation and dehydration in the Tropical Tropopause Layer." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 110 (6): 2041-2046 [10.1073/pnas.1217104110]

    McGill, M., T. Markus, V. Scott, and T. Neumann. 2013. "The Multiple Altimeter Beam Experimental Lidar (MABEL): An Airborne Simulator for the ICESat-2 Mission." Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology, 30 (2): 345-352 [10.1175/JTECH-D-12-00076.1]

    Minnis, P., G. Hong, W. L. Ayers, et al. W. L. Ayers, W. L. Ayers, C. Yost, A. Heymsfield, G. Heymsfield, D. Hlavka, M. King, E. Korn, M. McGill, H. Selkirk, A. Thompson, L. Tian, and P. Yang. 2012. "Simulations of Infrared Radiances over a Deep Convective Cloud System Observed during TC4: Potential for Enhancing Nocturnal Ice Cloud Retrievals." Remote Sensing, 4 (10): 3022-3054 [10.3390/rs4103022]

    Nowottnick, E., P. R. Colarco, A. M. Da Silva, D. L. Hlavka, and M. J. Mcgill. 2011. "The fate of Saharan dust across the Atlantic and implications for a Central American dust barrier." Atmos. Chem. Phys., 11 (16): 8415-8431 [10.5194/acp-11-8415-2011]

    Yorks, J., M. McGill, D. Hlavka, and W. Hart. 2011. "Statistics of Cloud Optical Properties from Airborne Lidar Measurements." Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology, 28 (7): 869-883 [10.1175/2011JTECHA1507.1]

    Yorks, J., D. Hlavka, A. Mark, et al. M. McGill, W. Hart, R. Sharon, and K. Ralph. 2011. "Airborne validation of cirrus cloud properties derived from CALIPSO lidar measurements: Spatial properties." J. Geophys. Res., 116 (D19): D19207 [10.1029/2011JD015942]

    Yost, C., M. Patrick, A. Kirk, et al. S. Douglas, H. Andrew, B. Aaron, M. McGill, and D. Hlavka. 2010. "Comparison of GOES-retrieved and in situ measurements of deep convective anvil cloud microphysical properties during the Tropical Composition, Cloud and Climate Coupling Experiment (TC⁴ )." J Geophys Res, 115 (D10): D00J06 [10.1029/2009JD013313]

    Vaughan, M., Z. Liu, M. McGill, and M. Obland. 2010. "On the spectral dependence of backscatter from cirrus clouds: Assessing CALIOP's 1064 nm calibration assumptions using cloud physics lidar measurements." J. Geophys. Res., 115 (D14): D14206 [10.1029/2009JD013086]

    Bucholtz, A., D. Hlavka, M. McGill, et al. S. Schmidt, P. Pilewskie, S. Davis, E. Reid, and A. Walker. 2010. "Directly measured heating rates of a tropical subvisible cirrus cloud." J Geophys Res, 115 (D10): D00J09 [10.1029/2009JD013128]

    Avery, M., C. Twohy, D. McCabe, et al. J. Joiner, K. Seveerance, E. Atlas, D. Blake, T. Bui, J. Crounse, J. Dibb, G. Diskin, P. Lawson, M. McGill, D. Rogers, G. Sachse, E. Scheuer, A. Thompson, C. Trepte, P. Wennberg, and J. R. Ziemke. 2010. "Convective distribution of tropospheric ozone and tracers in the Central American ITCZ region: Evidence from observations during TC⁴." J Geophys Res, 115 (D10): D00J21 [10.1029/2009JD013450]

    Vaughan, M., K. Powell, R. Keuhn, et al. S. Young, D. Winker, C. Hostetler, W. Hunt, Z. Liu, M. J. Mcgill, and B. Getzewich. 2009. "Fully Automated Detection of Cloud and Aerosol Layers in the CALIPSO Lidar Measurements." Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology, 26 (10): 2034-2050 [10.1175/2009JTECHA1228.1]

    Yorks, J. E., M. J. Mcgill, S. Rodier, et al. M. Vaughan, Y. Hu, and D. L. Hlavka. 2009. "Radiative effects of African dust and smoke observed from Clouds and the Earth's Radiant Energy System (CERES) and Cloud-Aerosol Lidar with Orthogonal Polarization (CALIOP) data." J. Geophys. Res., 114: D00H04 [10.1029/2009JD012000]

    Jensen, E., P. Lawson, B. Baker, et al. B. Pilson, Q. Mo, A. Heymsfield, A. Bansemer, T. Bui, M. McGill, D. Hlavka, G. M. Heymsfield, S. E. Platnick, G. Arnold, and S. Tanelli. 2009. "On the importance of small ice crystals in tropical anvil cirrus." Atmos. Chem. Phys., 9 (15): 5519-5537 [10.5194/acp-9-5519-2009]

    Ackerman, S., R. Holz, R. Frey, et al. E. Eloranta, B. Maddux, and M. J. McGill. 2008. "Cloud Detection with MODIS. Part II: Validation." Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology, 25 (7): 1073-1086 [10.1175/2007JTECHA1053.1]

    McGill, M., M. Vaughan, C. Trepte, et al. W. Hart, D. Hlavka, D. Winker, and R. Keuhn. 2007. "Airborne validation of spatial properties measured by the CALIPSO lidar." J. Geophys. Res., 112 (D20): D20201 [10.1029/2007JD008768]

    Noel, V., D. Winker, T. Garrett, and M. McGill. 2007. "Extinction coefficients retrieved in deep tropical ice clouds from lidar observations using a CALIPSO-like algorithm compared to in-situ measurements from the cloud integrating nephelometer during CRYSTAL-FACE." Atmos Chem Phys, 7: 1415-1422.

    Van, Z., A. Heymsfield, D. Donovan, and M. McGill. 2007. "Evaluating lidar-radar microphysics retrieval using in situ measurements." J. Geophys. Res., 112 (D9): D09213 [10.1029/2006JD007202]

    Chiriaco, M., H. Chepfer, P. Minnis, et al. M. Haeffelin, S. E. Platnick, D. Baumgardner, P. Dubuisson, M. J. Mcgill, V. Noel, J. Pelon, D. Spangenberg, S. Sun-Mack, and G. Wind. 2007. "Comparison of CALIPSO-Like, LaRC, and MODIS Retrievals of Ice-Cloud Properties over SIRTA in France and Florida during CRYSTAL-FACE." J Appl Meteor Clim, 46 (3): 249-272 [10.1175/JAM2435.1]

    Winker, D., B. Hunt, and M. J. Mcgill. 2007. "Initial performance assessment of CALIOP." Geophys Res Lett, 34 (19): L19808 [10.1029/2007GL030135]

    Mcgill, M. J. 2007. "Lidar Remote Sensing." Encyclopedia of Optical Engineering, [10.1081/E-EOE-120009862]

    Liu, Z., W. Hunt, C. Hostetler, et al. M. Vaughan, M. McGill, D. Winker, and Y. Hu. 2006. "Estimating random errors in backscatter lidar observations." Appl Opt, 45 (18): 4437-4447.

    Veselovskii, I., D. Whiteman, V. Griaznov, et al. M. Korenskii, M. McGill, G. Roy, and L. Bissonette. 2006. "Information content of data measured with a multiple-field-of-view lidar." Appl Opt, 45 (26): 6839-6848.

    Hu, Y., Z. Liu, D. Winker, et al. M. Vaughan, V. Noel, L. Bissonnette, G. Roy, and M. J. McGill. 2006. "A simple relation between lidar multiple scattering and depolarization for water clouds." Optics Lett, 31 (12): 1809-1811 [10.1364/OL.31.001809]

    Heymsfield, A., C. Schmitt, A. Bansemer, et al. G.-J. van Zadelhoff, M. J. McGill, C. Twohy, and D. Baumgardner. 2006. "Effective radius of ice cloud particle populations derived from aircraft probes." J Atmos Sci, 23 (3): 361-380 [10.1175/JTECH1857.1]

    Holz, R., S. Ackerman, P. Antonelli, et al. F. Nagle, M. J. McGill, D. L. Hlavka, and W. D. Hart. 2006. "An improvement to the high spectral resolution CO2 slicing cloud top altitude retrieval." J Atmos Ocean Tech, 23 (5): 653-670 [10.1175/JTECH1877.1]

    Cahalan, R. F., M. J. Mcgill, J. Kolasinski, T. Varnai, and K. Yetzer. 2005. "THOR—Cloud Thickness from Offbeam Lidar Returns." Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology, 22 (6): 605-627 [10.1175/JTECH1740.1]

    Mitrescu, C., J. Haynes, G. Stephens, et al. S. Miller, G. M. Heymsfield, and M. McGill. 2005. "Cirrus cloud optical, microphysical, and radiative properties observed during the CRYSTAL-FACE experiment: A lidar-radar retrieval system." J. Geophys. Res., 110 (D9): D09208 [10.1029/2004JD005605]

    Chepfer, H., V. Noel, P. Minnis, et al. D. Baumgardner, L. Nguyen, G. Raga, M. McGill, and P. Yang. 2005. "Particle habit in tropical ice clouds during CRYSTAL-FACE: Comparison of two remote sensing techniques with in situ observations." J Geophys Res, 110 (D16204):

    Jensen, E., L. Pfister, T. Bui, et al. A. Weinheimer, E. Weinstock, J. Smith, J. Pittman, D. Baumgardner, P. Lawson, and M. McGill. 2005. "Formation of a tropopause cirrus layer observed over Florida during CRYSTAL-FACE." J Geophys Res, 110 (D03208):

    Zhou, D. K., W. L. Smith Sr, X. Liu, et al. A. M. Larar, H.-L. A. Huang, J. Li, M. J. Mcgill, and S. A. Mango. 2005. "Thermodynamic and cloud parameter retrieval using infrared spectral data." Geophys Res Lett, 32 (L15805):

    Hlavka, D. L., E. J. Welton, M. J. Mcgill, et al. J. D. Spinhirne, W. D. Hart, and S. P. Palm. 2005. "Aerosol and cloud optical depth from GLAS: Results and verification for an October 2003 California fire smoke case." Geophysical Research Letters, 32 (22): L22S07 [10.1029/2005GL023413]

    Sherwood, S., J. Chae, P. Minnis, and M. McGill. 2004. "Underestimation of deep convective cloud tops by thermal imagery." Geophys Res Lett, 31 (11): Art. No. L11102.

    Liu, Z., M. Vaughan, D. Winker, et al. C. Hostetler, L. Poole, D. Hlvaka, W. Hart, and M. McGill. 2004. "Use of probability distribution functions for discriminating between cloud and aerosol in lidar backscatter data." J Geophys Res Atmos, 109 (D15): Art. No. D15202.

    Ridley, B., L. Ott, L. Emmons, et al. D. Montzka, A. Weinheimer, D. Knapp, F. Grahek, L. Li, M. J. Mcgill, P. Kucera, M. J. Mahoney, G. M. Heymsfield, and G. Brasseur. 2004. "Florida thunderstorms: A faucet of reactive nitrogen to the upper troposphere." J. Geophys. Res., 109 (D17): DI7305 [10.1029/2004JD004769]

    Liu, Z., M. J. Mcgill, Y. Hu, et al. C. A. Hostetler, M. Vaughan, and D. Winker. 2004. "Validating Lidar Depolarization Calibration Using Solar Radiation Scattered by Ice Clouds." IEEE Geosci. Remote Sensing Lett., 1 (3): 157-161 [10.1109/LGRS.2004.829613]

    Mcgill, M. J., D. L. Hlavka, G. M. Heymsfield, et al. L. Li, M. A. Vaughan, L. Tian, P. E. Racette, D. M. Winker, and W. D. Hart. 2004. "Combined lidar-radar remote sensing: Initial results from CRYSTAL-FACE." J. Geophys. Res., 109 (D7): [10.1029/2003JD004030]

    Noel, V., M. Winker, M. Haeffelin, and M. J. Mcgill. 2004. "Classification of particle shapes from lidar depolarization ratio in convective ice clouds compared to in situ observations during CRYSTAL-FACE." J. Geophys. Res., 109 (D24): D24213 [10.1029/2004JD004883]

    Garrett, T. J., A. J. Heymsfield, M. J. Mcgill, et al. D. G. Baumgardner, P. T. Bui, and C. R. Webster. 2004. "Convective generation of cirrus near the tropopause." J. Geophys. Res., 109 (D21): [10.1029/2004JD004952]

    Sherwood, S., P. Minnis, and M. J. McGill. 2004. "Deep convective cloud-top heights and their thermodynamic control during CRYSTAL-FACE." J Geophys Res Atmos, 109: D20119 [10.1029/2004JD004811]

    Noel, V., P. Lawson, M. J. McGill, and D. Winker. 2004. "Classification of particle shapes from lidar depolarization ratio in convective ice clouds compared to in situ observations during CRYSTAL-FACE." J Geophys Res, 109: D24213 [10.1029/2004JD004883]

    Schmid, B., J. Redemann, P. Russell, et al. P. Hobbs, D. L. Hlavka, M. J. Mcgill, B. Holben, E. J. Welton, J. Campbell, O. Torres, R. A. Kahn, D. Diner, M. Helmlinger, D. Chu, C. RoblesGonzalez, and G. deLeeuw. 2003. "Coordinated airborne, spaceborne, and ground-based measurements of massive thick aerosol layers during the dry season in southern Africa." J. Geophys. Res., 108 (D13): 8496 [10.1029/2002JD002297]

    Mcgill, M. J., D. L. Hlavka, W. D. Hart, E. J. Welton, and J. Campbell. 2003. "Airborne lidar measurements of aerosol optical properties during SAFARI-2000." J. Geophys. Res., 108 (D13): [10.1029/2002JD002370]

    Davis, A., S. Love, R. Cahalan, and M. McGill. 2002. "Off-beam Lidar senses cloud thickness and density." Laser Focus World, October Issue: 38 [ 101-103]

    McGill, M. J., D. L. Hlavka, W. D. Hart, et al. V. Scott, J. Spinhirne, and B. Schmid. 2002. "Cloud Physics Lidar: Instrument description and initial measurement results." Appl Opt, 41 (18): 3725-3734 [10.1364/AO.41.003725]

    Davis, A. B., R. F. Cahalan, J. D. Spinhirne, M. J. Mcgill, and S. P. Love. 1999. "Off-beam lidar: An emerging technique in cloud remote sensing based on radiative Green-function theory in the diffusion domain." Phys Chem Earth - B, 24: 177-185 [10.1016/S1464-1909(99)00077-5]

    Mcgill, M. J., W. D. Hart, J. McKay, and J. Spinhirne. 1999. "Modeling the Performance of Direct-Detection Doppler Lidar Systems Including Cloud and Solar Background Variability." Appl Optics, 38: 6388-6397.

    Mcgill, M. J., and J. D. Spinhirne. 1998. "Comparison of two direct-detection Doppler lidar techniques." Opt Engin, 37 (10): 2675-2686 [10.1117/1.601804]

    Non-Refereed

    Mcgill, M. J., and R. Rallison. 2001. "Holographic optics convert rings to points for detection." Laser Focus World 37: 131-136.

    Brief Bio

    RESEARCH AREA EXPERIENCE:       

                                  Lidar remote sensing, Doppler lidar, radiative transfer, atmospheric physics, atmospheric dynamics, interferometry, instrument development.

     

    EDUCATION:                                 

    1991 - B.S.  -  Physics, Alma College, Alma, MI.

    1994 - M.S.  -  Atmospheric Science, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI.

    1996 - Ph.D.  - Atmospheric Science, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI.

     

    PREVIOUS POSITIONS:               

    1991 – 1996   Research Assistant, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

    1996 – 1997   Research Associate, University of Michigan (assigned to NASA-Goddard Space Flight Center), Mesoscale Atmospheric Processes Branch, Laboratory for Atmospheres, NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center

    1997 – Present   Physical Scientist, Mesoscale Atmospheric Processes Branch, Laboratory for Atmospheres, NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center

    Selected Publications

    Refereed

    Jensen, E., G. Diskin, R. P. Lawson, et al. S. Lance, T. P. Bui, D. L. Hlavka, M. J. Mcgill, L. Pfister, and O. B. Toon. 2013. "Ice nucleation and dehydration in the Tropical Tropopause Layer." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 110 (6): 2041-2046 [10.1073/pnas.1217104110]

    McGill, M., T. Markus, V. Scott, and T. Neumann. 2013. "The Multiple Altimeter Beam Experimental Lidar (MABEL): An Airborne Simulator for the ICESat-2 Mission." Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology 30 (2): 345-352 [10.1175/JTECH-D-12-00076.1]

    Minnis, P., G. Hong, W. L. Ayers, et al. W. L. Ayers, W. L. Ayers, C. Yost, A. Heymsfield, G. Heymsfield, D. Hlavka, M. King, E. Korn, M. McGill, H. Selkirk, A. Thompson, L. Tian, and P. Yang. 2012. "Simulations of Infrared Radiances over a Deep Convective Cloud System Observed during TC4: Potential for Enhancing Nocturnal Ice Cloud Retrievals." Remote Sensing 4 (10): 3022-3054 [10.3390/rs4103022]

    Nowottnick, E., P. R. Colarco, A. M. Da Silva, D. L. Hlavka, and M. J. Mcgill. 2011. "The fate of Saharan dust across the Atlantic and implications for a Central American dust barrier." Atmos. Chem. Phys. 11 (16): 8415-8431 [10.5194/acp-11-8415-2011]

    Yorks, J., M. McGill, D. Hlavka, and W. Hart. 2011. "Statistics of Cloud Optical Properties from Airborne Lidar Measurements." Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology 28 (7): 869-883 [10.1175/2011JTECHA1507.1]

    Yorks, J., D. Hlavka, A. Mark, et al. M. McGill, W. Hart, R. Sharon, and K. Ralph. 2011. "Airborne validation of cirrus cloud properties derived from CALIPSO lidar measurements: Spatial properties." J. Geophys. Res. 116 (D19): D19207 [10.1029/2011JD015942]

    Yost, C., M. Patrick, A. Kirk, et al. S. Douglas, H. Andrew, B. Aaron, M. McGill, and D. Hlavka. 2010. "Comparison of GOES-retrieved and in situ measurements of deep convective anvil cloud microphysical properties during the Tropical Composition, Cloud and Climate Coupling Experiment (TC⁴ )." J Geophys Res 115 (D10): D00J06 [10.1029/2009JD013313]

    Vaughan, M., Z. Liu, M. McGill, and M. Obland. 2010. "On the spectral dependence of backscatter from cirrus clouds: Assessing CALIOP's 1064 nm calibration assumptions using cloud physics lidar measurements." J. Geophys. Res. 115 (D14): D14206 [10.1029/2009JD013086]

    Bucholtz, A., D. Hlavka, M. McGill, et al. S. Schmidt, P. Pilewskie, S. Davis, E. Reid, and A. Walker. 2010. "Directly measured heating rates of a tropical subvisible cirrus cloud." J Geophys Res 115 (D10): D00J09 [10.1029/2009JD013128]

    Avery, M., C. Twohy, D. McCabe, et al. J. Joiner, K. Seveerance, E. Atlas, D. Blake, T. Bui, J. Crounse, J. Dibb, G. Diskin, P. Lawson, M. McGill, D. Rogers, G. Sachse, E. Scheuer, A. Thompson, C. Trepte, P. Wennberg, and J. R. Ziemke. 2010. "Convective distribution of tropospheric ozone and tracers in the Central American ITCZ region: Evidence from observations during TC⁴." J Geophys Res 115 (D10): D00J21 [10.1029/2009JD013450]

    Vaughan, M., K. Powell, R. Keuhn, et al. S. Young, D. Winker, C. Hostetler, W. Hunt, Z. Liu, M. J. Mcgill, and B. Getzewich. 2009. "Fully Automated Detection of Cloud and Aerosol Layers in the CALIPSO Lidar Measurements." Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology 26 (10): 2034-2050 [10.1175/2009JTECHA1228.1]

    Yorks, J. E., M. J. Mcgill, S. Rodier, et al. M. Vaughan, Y. Hu, and D. L. Hlavka. 2009. "Radiative effects of African dust and smoke observed from Clouds and the Earth's Radiant Energy System (CERES) and Cloud-Aerosol Lidar with Orthogonal Polarization (CALIOP) data." J. Geophys. Res. 114 D00H04 [10.1029/2009JD012000]

    Jensen, E., P. Lawson, B. Baker, et al. B. Pilson, Q. Mo, A. Heymsfield, A. Bansemer, T. Bui, M. McGill, D. Hlavka, G. M. Heymsfield, S. E. Platnick, G. Arnold, and S. Tanelli. 2009. "On the importance of small ice crystals in tropical anvil cirrus." Atmos. Chem. Phys. 9 (15): 5519-5537 [10.5194/acp-9-5519-2009]

    Ackerman, S., R. Holz, R. Frey, et al. E. Eloranta, B. Maddux, and M. J. McGill. 2008. "Cloud Detection with MODIS. Part II: Validation." Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology 25 (7): 1073-1086 [10.1175/2007JTECHA1053.1]

    McGill, M., M. Vaughan, C. Trepte, et al. W. Hart, D. Hlavka, D. Winker, and R. Keuhn. 2007. "Airborne validation of spatial properties measured by the CALIPSO lidar." J. Geophys. Res. 112 (D20): D20201 [10.1029/2007JD008768]

    Noel, V., D. Winker, T. Garrett, and M. McGill. 2007. "Extinction coefficients retrieved in deep tropical ice clouds from lidar observations using a CALIPSO-like algorithm compared to in-situ measurements from the cloud integrating nephelometer during CRYSTAL-FACE." Atmos Chem Phys 7 1415-1422

    Van, Z., A. Heymsfield, D. Donovan, and M. McGill. 2007. "Evaluating lidar-radar microphysics retrieval using in situ measurements." J. Geophys. Res. 112 (D9): D09213 [10.1029/2006JD007202]

    Chiriaco, M., H. Chepfer, P. Minnis, et al. M. Haeffelin, S. E. Platnick, D. Baumgardner, P. Dubuisson, M. J. Mcgill, V. Noel, J. Pelon, D. Spangenberg, S. Sun-Mack, and G. Wind. 2007. "Comparison of CALIPSO-Like, LaRC, and MODIS Retrievals of Ice-Cloud Properties over SIRTA in France and Florida during CRYSTAL-FACE." J Appl Meteor Clim 46 (3): 249-272 [10.1175/JAM2435.1]

    Winker, D., B. Hunt, and M. J. Mcgill. 2007. "Initial performance assessment of CALIOP." Geophys Res Lett 34 (19): L19808 [10.1029/2007GL030135]

    Mcgill, M. J. 2007. "Lidar Remote Sensing." Encyclopedia of Optical Engineering [10.1081/E-EOE-120009862]

    Liu, Z., W. Hunt, C. Hostetler, et al. M. Vaughan, M. McGill, D. Winker, and Y. Hu. 2006. "Estimating random errors in backscatter lidar observations." Appl Opt 45 (18): 4437-4447

    Veselovskii, I., D. Whiteman, V. Griaznov, et al. M. Korenskii, M. McGill, G. Roy, and L. Bissonette. 2006. "Information content of data measured with a multiple-field-of-view lidar." Appl Opt 45 (26): 6839-6848

    Hu, Y., Z. Liu, D. Winker, et al. M. Vaughan, V. Noel, L. Bissonnette, G. Roy, and M. J. McGill. 2006. "A simple relation between lidar multiple scattering and depolarization for water clouds." Optics Lett 31 (12): 1809-1811 [10.1364/OL.31.001809]

    Heymsfield, A., C. Schmitt, A. Bansemer, et al. G.-J. van Zadelhoff, M. J. McGill, C. Twohy, and D. Baumgardner. 2006. "Effective radius of ice cloud particle populations derived from aircraft probes." J Atmos Sci 23 (3): 361-380 [10.1175/JTECH1857.1]

    Holz, R., S. Ackerman, P. Antonelli, et al. F. Nagle, M. J. McGill, D. L. Hlavka, and W. D. Hart. 2006. "An improvement to the high spectral resolution CO2 slicing cloud top altitude retrieval." J Atmos Ocean Tech 23 (5): 653-670 [10.1175/JTECH1877.1]

    Cahalan, R. F., M. J. Mcgill, J. Kolasinski, T. Varnai, and K. Yetzer. 2005. "THOR—Cloud Thickness from Offbeam Lidar Returns." Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology 22 (6): 605-627 [10.1175/JTECH1740.1]

    Mitrescu, C., J. Haynes, G. Stephens, et al. S. Miller, G. M. Heymsfield, and M. McGill. 2005. "Cirrus cloud optical, microphysical, and radiative properties observed during the CRYSTAL-FACE experiment: A lidar-radar retrieval system." J. Geophys. Res. 110 (D9): D09208 [10.1029/2004JD005605]

    Chepfer, H., V. Noel, P. Minnis, et al. D. Baumgardner, L. Nguyen, G. Raga, M. McGill, and P. Yang. 2005. "Particle habit in tropical ice clouds during CRYSTAL-FACE: Comparison of two remote sensing techniques with in situ observations." J Geophys Res 110 (D16204):

    Jensen, E., L. Pfister, T. Bui, et al. A. Weinheimer, E. Weinstock, J. Smith, J. Pittman, D. Baumgardner, P. Lawson, and M. McGill. 2005. "Formation of a tropopause cirrus layer observed over Florida during CRYSTAL-FACE." J Geophys Res 110 (D03208):

    Zhou, D. K., W. L. Smith Sr, X. Liu, et al. A. M. Larar, H.-L. A. Huang, J. Li, M. J. Mcgill, and S. A. Mango. 2005. "Thermodynamic and cloud parameter retrieval using infrared spectral data." Geophys Res Lett 32 (L15805):

    Hlavka, D. L., E. J. Welton, M. J. Mcgill, et al. J. D. Spinhirne, W. D. Hart, and S. P. Palm. 2005. "Aerosol and cloud optical depth from GLAS: Results and verification for an October 2003 California fire smoke case." Geophysical Research Letters 32 (22): L22S07 [10.1029/2005GL023413]

    Sherwood, S., J. Chae, P. Minnis, and M. McGill. 2004. "Underestimation of deep convective cloud tops by thermal imagery." Geophys Res Lett 31 (11): Art. No. L11102

    Liu, Z., M. Vaughan, D. Winker, et al. C. Hostetler, L. Poole, D. Hlvaka, W. Hart, and M. McGill. 2004. "Use of probability distribution functions for discriminating between cloud and aerosol in lidar backscatter data." J Geophys Res Atmos 109 (D15): Art. No. D15202

    Ridley, B., L. Ott, L. Emmons, et al. D. Montzka, A. Weinheimer, D. Knapp, F. Grahek, L. Li, M. J. Mcgill, P. Kucera, M. J. Mahoney, G. M. Heymsfield, and G. Brasseur. 2004. "Florida thunderstorms: A faucet of reactive nitrogen to the upper troposphere." J. Geophys. Res. 109 (D17): DI7305 [10.1029/2004JD004769]

    Liu, Z., M. J. Mcgill, Y. Hu, et al. C. A. Hostetler, M. Vaughan, and D. Winker. 2004. "Validating Lidar Depolarization Calibration Using Solar Radiation Scattered by Ice Clouds." IEEE Geosci. Remote Sensing Lett. 1 (3): 157-161 [10.1109/LGRS.2004.829613]

    Mcgill, M. J., D. L. Hlavka, G. M. Heymsfield, et al. L. Li, M. A. Vaughan, L. Tian, P. E. Racette, D. M. Winker, and W. D. Hart. 2004. "Combined lidar-radar remote sensing: Initial results from CRYSTAL-FACE." J. Geophys. Res. 109 (D7): [10.1029/2003JD004030]

    Noel, V., M. Winker, M. Haeffelin, and M. J. Mcgill. 2004. "Classification of particle shapes from lidar depolarization ratio in convective ice clouds compared to in situ observations during CRYSTAL-FACE." J. Geophys. Res. 109 (D24): D24213 [10.1029/2004JD004883]

    Garrett, T. J., A. J. Heymsfield, M. J. Mcgill, et al. D. G. Baumgardner, P. T. Bui, and C. R. Webster. 2004. "Convective generation of cirrus near the tropopause." J. Geophys. Res. 109 (D21): [10.1029/2004JD004952]

    Sherwood, S., P. Minnis, and M. J. McGill. 2004. "Deep convective cloud-top heights and their thermodynamic control during CRYSTAL-FACE." J Geophys Res Atmos 109 D20119 [10.1029/2004JD004811]

    Noel, V., P. Lawson, M. J. McGill, and D. Winker. 2004. "Classification of particle shapes from lidar depolarization ratio in convective ice clouds compared to in situ observations during CRYSTAL-FACE." J Geophys Res 109 D24213 [10.1029/2004JD004883]

    Schmid, B., J. Redemann, P. Russell, et al. P. Hobbs, D. L. Hlavka, M. J. Mcgill, B. Holben, E. J. Welton, J. Campbell, O. Torres, R. A. Kahn, D. Diner, M. Helmlinger, D. Chu, C. RoblesGonzalez, and G. deLeeuw. 2003. "Coordinated airborne, spaceborne, and ground-based measurements of massive thick aerosol layers during the dry season in southern Africa." J. Geophys. Res. 108 (D13): 8496 [10.1029/2002JD002297]

    Mcgill, M. J., D. L. Hlavka, W. D. Hart, E. J. Welton, and J. Campbell. 2003. "Airborne lidar measurements of aerosol optical properties during SAFARI-2000." J. Geophys. Res. 108 (D13): [10.1029/2002JD002370]

    Davis, A., S. Love, R. Cahalan, and M. McGill. 2002. "Off-beam Lidar senses cloud thickness and density." Laser Focus World October Issue 38 [ 101-103]

    McGill, M. J., D. L. Hlavka, W. D. Hart, et al. V. Scott, J. Spinhirne, and B. Schmid. 2002. "Cloud Physics Lidar: Instrument description and initial measurement results." Appl Opt 41 (18): 3725-3734 [10.1364/AO.41.003725]

    Davis, A. B., R. F. Cahalan, J. D. Spinhirne, M. J. Mcgill, and S. P. Love. 1999. "Off-beam lidar: An emerging technique in cloud remote sensing based on radiative Green-function theory in the diffusion domain." Phys Chem Earth - B 24 177-185 [10.1016/S1464-1909(99)00077-5]

    Mcgill, M. J., W. D. Hart, J. McKay, and J. Spinhirne. 1999. "Modeling the Performance of Direct-Detection Doppler Lidar Systems Including Cloud and Solar Background Variability." Appl Optics 38 6388-6397

    Mcgill, M. J., and J. D. Spinhirne. 1998. "Comparison of two direct-detection Doppler lidar techniques." Opt Engin 37 (10): 2675-2686 [10.1117/1.601804]

    Non-Refereed

    Mcgill, M. J., and R. Rallison. 2001. "Holographic optics convert rings to points for detection." Laser Focus World 37 131-136

                                                                                                                                                                                            
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