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NOAA GNSS Radio Occultation Team - Journal Articles

  1. Xin Jing, Shu-Peng Ho, Xi Shao, Tung-Chang Liu, Yong Chen, Xinjia Zhou, 2023: Spire RO Thermal Profiles for Climate Studies: Initial Comparisons of the Measurements from Spire, NOAA-20 ATMS, Radiosonde, and COSMIC-2, Remote Sensing. 2023, 15(15), 3710,
  2. William J. Miller , Yong Chen , Shu-Peng Ho , and Xi Shao, 2023: Evaluating the Impacts of COSMIC-2 GNSS RO Bending Angle Assimilation on Atlantic Hurricane Forecasts Using the HWRF Model, Monthly Weather Review. 2023, 151(7), 1821–1847, DOI: 10.1175/MWR-D-22-0198.1
  3. John Xun Yang , Yalei You , William Blackwell , Cheng Da , Eugenia Kalnay , Christopher Grassotti , Quanhua (Mark) Liu , Ralph Ferraro , Huan Meng , Cheng-Zhi Zou , Shu-Peng Ho et al., 2023: SatERR: A Community Error Inventory for Satellite Microwave Observation Error Representation and Uncertainty Quantification, Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society. 2023, Early Online Release, DOI: 10.1175/BAMS-D-22-0207.1
  4. Xi Shao, Shu-Peng Ho, Xin Jing, Xinjia Zhou, Yong Chen, Tung-Chang Liu, Bin Zhang, and Jun Dong, 2023: Characterizing the Tropospheric Water Vapor Variation using COSMIC Radio Occultation and ECMWF Reanalysis Data, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics. 2023, Preprint under review for ACP, DOI: 10.5194/acp-2022-660
  5. S.-P. Ho, Stanislav Kireev, Xi Shao, Xinjia Zhou, Xin Jing, 2022: Processing and Validation of the STAR COSMIC-2 Temperature and Water Vapor Profiles in the Neural Atmosphere, Remote Sens. 2022, 14(21), 5588, DOI: 10.3390/rs14215588
  6. Robbie Iacovazzi, Quanhua Liu, Xinjia Zhou, Stanislav Kireev, Ninghai Sun, S.-P. Ho, 2022: COSMIC-2 soundings impacts on a RO-based NOAA microwave satellite data quality monitoring system, Terr. Atmos. Ocean. Sci., 33 (1), 1-25, DOI: 10.1007/s44195-022-00008-0
  7. S.-P. Ho, Nick Pedatella, Ulrich Foelsche, Sean Healy, Jan-Peter Weiss, Richard Ullman, 2022: Using Radio Occultation Data for Atmospheric Numerical Weather Prediction, Climate Sciences, and Ionospheric Studies and Initial Results from COSMIC-2, Commercial RO Data, and Recent RO Missions, Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 01 Sep 2022, DOI: 10.1175/BAMS-D-22-0174.1
  8. Vinay Kumar, SB Prasad, K Krishna Reddy, SK Dhaka, RK Choudhary, M Venkatarami Reddy, S.-P. Ho, 2022: Temperature Perturbations in the Troposphere and Lower Stratosphere Over a Semi-arid Region During the 2010 Solar Eclipse, Pure and Applied Geophysics volume 179, pages2487–2499 (2022), DOI: 10.1007/s00024-022-03045-5
  9. Bin Zhang, S.-P. Ho,, Changyong Cao, Xi Shao, Jun Dong, Yong Chen, 2022: Verification and Validation of the COSMIC-2 Excess Phase and Bending Angle Algorithms for Data Quality Assurance at STAR, Remote Sens. 2022, 14(14), 3288, DOI: 10.3390/rs14143288
  10. Yong Chen, Changyong Cao, Xi Shao, S.-P. Ho,, 2022: Assessment of the Consistency and Stability of CrIS Infrared Observations Using COSMIC-2 Radio Occultation Data over Ocean, Remote Sens. 2022, 14(11), 2721, DOI: 10.3390/rs14112721
  11. C. A. Mears, J. P. Nicolas, O. Bock, S.-P. Ho,, X. Zhou, 2022: Total column water vapor, [In "STATE OF THE CLIMATE IN 2021"], Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 103 (8), DOI: 10.1175/2022BAMSStateoftheClimate.1
  12. Xi Shao, S.-P. Ho, Bin Zhang, Xinjia Zhou, Stanislav Kireev, Yong Chen, Changyong Cao, 2021: Comparison of COSMIC-2 radio occultation retrievals with RS41 and RS92 radiosonde humidity and temperature measurements, Terr. Atmos. Ocean. Sci., 32, 1015-1032, DOI: 10.3319/TAO.2021.12.30.02
  13. Charles CH Lin, Shu-Chih Yang, S.-P. Ho, Nicholas M Pedatella, 2021: Introduction to the special issue on Exploring the terrestrial and space weather using an operational radio occultation satellite constellation - A FORMOSAT-7/COSMIC-2 Special Issue after 1-year on orbit, Terr. Atmos. Ocean. Sci., 32, 921-923, DOI: 10.3319/TAO.2021.12.31.01
  14. Xi Shao, S.-P. Ho, Bin Zhang, Changyong Cao, Yong Chen, 2021: Consistency and Stability of SNPP ATMS Microwave Observations and COSMIC-2 Radio Occultation over Oceans, Remote Sens. 2021, 13(18), 3754, DOI: 10.3390/rs13183754
  15. Yong Chen, Xi Shao, Changyong Cao, S.-P. Ho, 2021: Simultaneous Radio Occultation Predictions for Inter-Satellite Comparison of Bending Angle Profiles from COSMIC-2 and GeoOptics, Remote Sens. 2021, 13(18), 3644, DOI: 10.3390/rs13183644
  16. Loknath Adhikari, S.-P. Ho, Xinjia Zhou, 2021: Inverting COSMIC-2 phase data to bending angle and refractivity profiles using the full spectrum inversion method, Remote Sens. 2021, 13(9), 1793, DOI: 10.3390/rs13091793
  17. Liming Zhou, Yuhong Tian, Nan Wei, Shu-peng Ho, S.-P. Ho, Jing Li, 2021: Rising planetary boundary layer height over the Sahara Desert and arabian peninsula in a warming climate, Journal of Climate 34(10):1-69, DOI: 10.1175/JCLI-D-20-0645.1
  18. C. A. Mears, S.-P. Ho, O. Bock, X. Zhou, and J. P. Nicolas, 2021: Total column water vapor, [In "STATE OF THE CLIMATE IN 2020"], Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 102 (8), DOI: 10.1175/2021BAMSStateoftheClimate.1
  19. S.-P. Ho, Xinjia Zhou, Xi Shao, Bin Zhang, Loknath Adhikari, Stanislav Kireev, Yuxiang He, James G. Yoe, Wei Xia-Serafino, Erin Lynch, 2020: Initial Assessment of the COSMIC-2/FORMOSAT-7 Neutral Atmosphere Data Quality in NESDIS/STAR Using In Situ and Satellite Data, Remote Sensing 12(24):4099, DOI: 10.3390/rs12244099
  20. Cao, Changyong, Wenhui Wang, Erin Lynch, Yan Bai, S.-P. Ho, 2020: Simultaneous Radio Occultation for Inter-satellite Comparison of Bending Angles toward More Accurate Atmospheric Sounding, Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology 37(12):1-39, DOI: 10.1175/JTECH-D-20-0036.1
  21. Steiner, A. K., F. Ladstädter, S.-P. Ho, 2020: Observed temperature changes in the troposphere and stratosphere from 1979 to 2018, Journal of Climate 33(19), DOI: 10.1175/JCLI-D-19-0998.1
  22. Schröder, M., R. Bennartz, S.-P. Ho, 2020: Using GPS RO data as on-orbit references to calibrate Temperature in the Lower Stratosphere obtained from Satellite Microwave Sounders: Recent Results, GEWEX News letter.
  23. Von Engeln, X., H. Gleisner, S.-P. Ho, A. Stanier, H. 2020: IPCC Fifth Assessment Report, Chapter 2: Observations: Atmosphere and Surface
  24. C. Mears, S.-P. Ho, Olivier Bock, Xinjia Zhou, and Julien P. Nicolas, 2020: Total column water vapor, [In "STATE OF THE CLIMATE IN 2019"], Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 101 (8), DOI: 10.1175/2020BAMSStateoftheClimate.1
  25. Li, ying, G. Kirchengast, B. Scherllin-Pirscher, M. Schwaerz, J. K. Nielsen, T.-K Wee, S.-P. Ho, and Y.-B. Yuan, 2019:  new algorithm for the retrieval of atmospheric profiles from GNSS radio occultation data in moist air and cross-evaluation among processing centers, Remote Sens. 201911(23), 2729; doi:10.3390/rs11232729
  26. A. K. Steiner, F. Ladstädter, C. O. Ao, H. Gleisner, S.-P. Ho, D. Hunt, T. Schmidt, U. Foelsche, G. Kirchengast, Y.-H. Kuo, K. B. Lauritsen, A. J. Mannucci, C. Marquardt, J. K. Nielsen, W. Schreiner, M. Schwärz, S. Sokolovskyi, S. Syndergaard, A. von Engeln, J. Wickert, Consistency and structural uncertainty of multi-mission GPS radio occultation records,  Atmos. Meas. Tech. Discuss., doi:10.5194/amt-2019-358
  27. Ho, S.-P., Achieving interoperability between Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) and GSICS: using GPS-RO as an on -orbit reference for Microwave Satellite sounders, GSICS News letter, doi: 10.25923/j01d-g110, Vol.13 No 1, 2019.   
  28. Yunheng Xue, Jun Li, W. Menzel Paul, Eva Borbas, Shu-Peng Ho, and Zhenglong Li, 2018: Impact of Sampling Biases on the Global Trend of Total Precipitable Water Derived from the Latest 10-Year Data of COSMIC, SSMIS and HIRS Observations, JGR (accepted).
  29. Ho, S.-P., R. A. Anthes, C. O. Ao, S. Healy, A. Horanyi, D. Hunt, A. J. Mannucci, N. Pedatella, W. J. Randel, A. Simmons, A. Steiner, F. Xie, X. Yue, Z. Zeng, 2019: The COSMIC/FORMOSAT-3 Radio Occultation Mission after 12 years: Accomplishments, Remaining Challenges, and Potential Impacts of COSMIC-2, Bul. Amer. Meteor. Sci., DOI: 10.1175/BAMS-D-18-0290.1
  30. Ho, S.-P., Anthes, R. A., Zhang, H., Chen, S., 2019: Improving the Impact of Radio Occultation Observations on Numerical Forecasts of Tropical Cyclones, JCSDA Quarterly Newsletter, No. 62, Winter 2019, pp11-17. doi:10.25923/w2dh-ep66.
  31. Vandenberghe, F., Shao, H., Dutta, S., Zhang, H., Ruston, B., McCarty, W., Ho, S., Cucurull, L., Yoe, G. J., 2019: Global Navigation Satellite Systems Radio Occultation Data Assimilation at JCSDA, JCSDA Quarterly Newsletter, No. 62, Winter 2019, pp7 -11. doi:10.25923/w2dh-ep66.
  32. C. Mears, Ho, S.-P., O. Bock, X. Zhou, and J. Nicolas, 2019: Total Column Water Vapor, [In “States of the Climate in 2018]. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 100 (9), DOI: 10.1175/2019BAMSStateoftheClimate.1
  33. Schröder, M., M. Lockhoff, L. Shi, T. August, R. Bennartz, H. Brogniez, X. Calbet, F. Fell, J. Forsythe, A. Gambacorta, S.-P. Ho, E. R. Kursinski, A. Reale, T. Trent, Q. Yang, 2018: The GEWEX water vapor assessment: Overview and introduction to results and recommendations, Remote Sens. 2019, 11(3), 251,  doi:10.3390/rs11030251.
  34. Ho, S.-P. and Liang Peng, 2018: A book chapter” Global Water Vapor Estimates from Measurements from active GPS RO Sensors, and Passive Infrared and Microwave Sounders. Atmospheric Chemistry, 2018. DOI:10.5772/interchopen.79541.
  35. Mears C., S. P. Ho, J. Wang, H. Huelsing, and L. Peng, 2018: Total Column Water Vapor, [In “States of the Climate in 2017]. Bul. Amer. Meteor. Sci., 98 (8), S24-S25.
  36. Ho, S.-P., L. Peng, C. Mears, R. Anthes (2018), Comparison of Global Observations and Trends of Total Precipitable Water Derived from Microwave Radiometers and COSMIC Radio Occultation from 2006 to 2013, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 18, 259–274, doi:10.5194/acp-18-259-2018, 2018.
  37. Rieckh, T., R. A. Anthes, W. Randel, S. -P. Ho, and U. Foelsche, 2017: Evaluating tropospheric humidity from GPS radio occultation, radiosonde, and AIRS from high-resolution time series, Atmospheric Measurement Techniques,doi:10.5194/amt-11-3091-2018 Vol,11Iss.5(2018).
  38. Ho, S. -P., L. Peng, and H. Voemel, 2017: Characterization of the long-term radiosonde temperature biases in the upper troposphere and lower stratosphere using COSMIC and Metop-A/GRAS data from 2006 to 2014. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 17, 4493-4511, doi:10.5194/acp-17-4493-2017.
  39. Kumar V., S. K. Dhaka, S.-P. Ho, Narendra Singh, and H.-Y. Chun (2017), Impact of inter-seasonal solar variability on the association of lower troposphere and cold point tropopause in the tropics: Observations using RO data from COSMIC Atmospheric Research, Vol 198, 216-225, doi:10.1016/j.atmosres.2017.08.026.
  40. Wu, Qian, B. Schreiner, S.-P. Ho, H.-L. Liu, Barbara Emery, Liying Qian (2017): Observations and simulations of Eddy diffusion and tidal effects on the seasonal change of the ionosphere, to be submitted to J. Geophys. Res., Space Phys122.10,502–10,510 doi:10.1002/2017JA024341.  
  41. Mears C., S.-P. Ho, L. Peng, and J. Wang (2017), Total Column Water Vapor, [In “States of the Climate in 2016]. Bul. Amer.Meteor. Sci., (in press).
  42. Schröder, M.; Lockhoff, M.; Shi, L.; August, T.; Bennartz, R.; Borbas, E.; Brogniez, H.; Calbet, X.; Crewell, S.; Eikenberg, S.; Fell, F.; Forsythe, J.; Gambacorta, A.; Graw, K.; Ho, S.P.; Höschen, H.; Kinzel, J.; Kursinski, E.R..; Reale, A.; Roman, J.; Scott, N.; Steinke, S.; Sun, B.; Trent, T.; Walther, A.; Willen, U.; Yang, Q. GEWEX water vapor assessment (G-VAP). WCRP Report 16/2017 World Climate Research Programme (WCRP): Geneva, Switzerland 2017, 216, pp. Available at
  43. Rieckh, T., R. A. Anthes, W. Randel, S. -P. Ho, and U. Foelsche, 2017: Tropospheric dry layers in the tropical western Pacific: Comparisons of GPS radio occultation with multiple data sets. Atmospheric Measurement Techniques, 10, 1093-1110, doi:10.5194/amt-10-1093-2017.
  44. Liu, C. -Y., J. Li, S. -P. Ho, G. -R. Liu, T. -H. Lin, and C. -C. Young (2016), Retrieval of atmospheric thermodynamic state from synergistic use of radio occultation and hyperspectral infrared radiances observations. IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing, 9, 744-756, doi:10.1109/JSTARS.2015.2444274.
  45. Shi, L., J. L. Matthews, S. -P. Ho, Q. Yang, and J. J. Bates (2016), Algorithm development of temperature and humidity profile retrievals for long-term HIRS observations. Remote Sensing, 8, 280, doi:10.3390/rs8040280.
  46. Mears C., S.-P. Ho, L. Peng, Zhou, and J. Wang (2016), Total Column Water Vapor, [In “States of the Climate in 2015]. Bul. Amer. Meteor. Sci., (in press).
  47. Kumar V., S. K. Dhaka, S.-P. Ho, A. Gupta, and V. Panwar (2016), Role of solar cycle in decadal trends, Journal of Atmospheric and Terrestrial Physics (submitted).
  48. Mears C., S.-P. Ho, L. Peng, Zhou, and J. Wang (2015), Total Column Water Vapor, [In “States of the Climate in 2014]. Bul. Amer. Meteor. Sci., (in press).
  49. Dhaka, S. K., V. Kumar, R. K. Choudhary, S.-P. Ho, M Takahashi and S. Yoden (2015), Indications of a strong dynamical coupling between the polar and tropical regions during the sudden stratospheric warming event January 2009, based on COSMIC/FORMASAT-3 Satellite temperature data, Atmospheric Research, doi:10.1016/j.atmosres.2015.06.008, 166, 60-69.  
  50. Kumar, V., S. K. Dhaka, R. K. Choudhary, S.-P. Ho, and K. K. Reddy, On the occurrence of coldest temperature in stratospheric region and tropical tropopause stability: A study using COSMIC/ FORMOSAT-3 satellite measurements, Journal of Atmospheric and Terrestrial Physics (JASTP), doi: 10.1016/j.jastp.2014.10.007. 
  51. Ho, S.-P., Liang Peng, Richard A. Anthes, Ying-Hwa Kuo, and Hsiao-Chun Lin (2015), Marine Boundary Layer Heights and Their Longitudinal, Diurnal, and Interseasonal Variability in the Southeastern Pacific Using COSMIC, CALIOP, and Radiosonde Data. J. Climate28, 2856–2872.doi:  doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-14-00238.1.
  52. Mears C., S.-P. Ho, L. Peng, Zhou, and J. Wang (2014), Total Column Water Vapor, [In “States of the Climate in 2013]. Bul. Amer. Meteor. Sci., (in press).
  53. Kumar, V., S. K. Dhaka, K. K. Reddy, A. Gupta, S. B. Surendra Prasad, V. Panwar, N. Singh, Shu-Peng Ho, and M. Takahashi (2014), Impact of Quasi-Biennial Oscillation on the inter-annual variability of the tropopause height and temperature in the tropics: A study using COSMIC/ FORMOSAT-3 observations, Atmospheric Research, doi: 10.1016/ j.atmosres.2013.12.014, 139, 62-70.  
  54. Blackwell W. J., Rebecca Bishop, Clayton Crail, Kerri Cahoy, Brian Cohen, Lidia Cucurull, Pratik Dave, Michael DiLiberto, Neal Erickson, Chad Fish, shu-peng Ho, R. Vincent Leslie, Idahosa A. Osaretin (2014), Radiometer Calibration Using Co-located GPS Radio Occultation Measurements, IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON GEOSCIENCE AND REMOTE SENSING, 2013.  
  55. Ho, S.-P., X. Yue, Z. Zeng, C. Ao, C.-Y. Huang, E. R. Kursinski, Y.-H. Kuo  (2013), Applications of COSMIC Radio Occultation Data from the Troposphere to Ionosphere and Potential Impacts of COSMIC-2 Data, BAMS, doi:  
  56. Huang, Ching-yuang, Wen-hsin Teng, S.-P. Ho, Y. H. Kuo (2013), Global Variation of COSMIC Precipitable Water over Land: Comparisons with Ground-based GPS Measurements and NCEP Reanalyses, GRL, DOI: 10.1002/grl.50885.  
  57. Mears C., J. Wang, S.-P. Ho, L. Zhang, and X. Zhou (2013), Total Column Water        Vapor, [In “States of the Climate in 2012]. Bul. Amer. Meteor. Sci., (in press).  
  58. Teng*, Wen-Hsin, Ching-Yung Huang, S.-P. Ho, Ying-Hwa Kuo, and Xin-Jia Zhou (2013), Characteristics of Global Precipitable Water in ENSO Events Revealed by COSMIC Measurements, J. Geophy. Research, Vol. 118, 1–15, doi:10.1002/jgrd.50371.  
  59. Biondi*, R., S.-P. Ho, W. Randel, T. Neubert and S. Syndergaard (2013), Tropical cyclone cloud-top heights and vertical temperature structure detection using GPS radio occultation measurements, J. Geophy. Research, VOL. 118, 1–13, doi:10.1002/jgrd.50448.  
  60. Steiner, A. K., D. Hunt, S.-P. Ho, G. Kirchengast, A. J. Mannucci, B. Scherllin-Pirscher, H. Gleisner, A. von Engeln, T. Schmidt, C. Ao, S. S. Leroy, E. R. Kursinski, U. Foelsche, M. Gorbunov, Y.-H. Kuo, K. B. Lauritsen, C. Marquardt, C. Rocken, W. Schreiner, S. Sokolovskiy, S. Syndergaard, and J. Wickert (2013), Quantification of Structural Uncertainty in Climate Data Records from GPS Radio Occultation, ACP doi:10.5194/acp-13-1469-2013.  
  61. Scherllin-Pirscher* B., C. Deser, S.-P. Ho, C. Chou, W. Randel, and Y.-W. Kuo, (2012), The vertical and spatial structure of ENSO in the upper troposphere and lower stratosphere from GPS radio occultation measurements, Geophys. Res. Lett., 39, L20801, 6 PP., 2012, doi:10.1029/2012GL053071.  
  62. Ho, S.-P., Doug Hunt, Andrea K. Steiner, Anthony J. Mannucci, Gottfried Kirchengast, Hans Gleisner, Stefan Heise, Axel von Engeln, Christian Marquardt, Sergey Sokolovskiy, William Schreiner, Barbara Scherllin-Pirscher, Chi Ao, Jens Wickert, Stig Syndergaard, Kent B. Lauritsen, Stephen Leroy, Emil R. Kursinski, Ying-Hwa Kuo, Ulrich Foelsche, Torsten Schmidt, and Michael Gorbunov (2012), Reproducibility of GPS Radio Occultation Data for Climate Monitoring: Profile-to-Profile Inter-comparison of CHAMP Climate Records 2002 to 2008 from Six Data Centers, J. Geophy. Research. VOL. 117, D18111, doi:10.1029/2012JD017665.  
  63. Mears, C., J. Wang, S.-P. Ho, L. Zhang, and X. Zhou (2012) [Global Climate] Hydrological cycle, Total column water vapor [in “State of the Climate in 2011”]. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 93(7), S25–S26, doi:10.1175.  
  64. Zeng*, Zhen, S.-P. Ho, S. Sokolovskiy (2012), The Structure and Evolution of Madden- Julian Oscillation from FORMOSAT-3/COSMIC Radio Occultation Data, J. Geophy. Research, 117, D22108, doi:10.1029/2012JD017685.  
  65. Biondi*, R., W. Randel, S.-P. Ho, T. Neubert, and S. Syndergaard (2012), Thermal structure of intense convective clouds derived from GPS radio occultations, Atmos. Chem. Phys., doi:10.5194/acp-12-5309-2012.  
  66. Mears, C., J. Wang, S.-P. Ho, L. Zhang, and X. Zhou (2011) [Global Climate] Hydrologic cycle, Total column water vapor [in “State of the Climate in 2010”]. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 92(6), S41–S42, doi:10.1175/1520-0477-92.6.S1.
  67. Ho, S.-P., IPCC AR5 report, 2011 (invited).
  68. Illingworth, S. M., J. J. Remedios, H. Boesch, S.-P. Ho, D.-P. Edwards, P. Palmer, and S. Gonzi (2011), A comparison of OEM CO retrievals from the IASI and MOPITT instruments, Atmos. Meas. Tech., 4, 775-793, doi:10.5194/amt-4-775-2011.  
  69. Ho, S.-P., Y.-H. Kuo, X.-J. Zhou, P. Callaghan (2011), The Use of the COSMIC/FORMOSAT-3 Global Positioning System Radio Occultation Data as Global Reference Observations in Orbit and Their Applications in Meteorology, Horizons in Earth Science Research, Vol. 5, B. Veress and J. Szigehty, Eds. NOVA Publishers, in press (invited).
  70. Ho, S.-P., Zhou X., Kuo Y.-H., Hunt D., Wang J.-H., (2010a), Global Evaluation of Radiosonde Water Vapor Systematic Biases using GPS Radio Occultation from COSMIC and ECMWF Analysis. Remote Sensing. 2010; 2(5):1320-1330.  
  71. Ho, S.-P., Ying-Hwa Kuo, William Schreiner, Xinjia Zhou (2010b), Using SI-traceable Global Positioning System Radio Occultation Measurements for Climate Monitoring [In “States of the Climate in 2009]. Bul. Amer. Meteor. Sci., 91 (7), S36-S37. (invited).  
  72. Mears C., J. Wang, S.-P. Ho, L. Zhang, and X. Zhou (2010), Total Column Water Vapor, [In “States of the Climate in 2009]. Bul. Amer. Meteor. Sci., 91 (7), S29-S31 invited).
  73. Ho, S.-P., G. Kirchengast, S. Leroy, J. Wickert, A. J. Mannucci, A. K. Steiner, D. Hunt, W. Schreiner, S. Sokolovskiy, C. O. Ao, M. Borsche, A. von Engeln,                                                               U. Foelsche, S. Heise, B. Iijima, Y.-H. Kuo, R. Kursinski, B. Pirscher, M. Ringer, C. Rocken, and T. Schmidt (2009a), Estimating the Uncertainty of using GPS Radio Occultation Data for Climate Monitoring: Inter-comparison of CHAMP Refractivity Climate Records 2002-2006 from Different Data Centers, J. Geophys. Res., doi:10.1029/2009JD011969.  
  74. Ho, S.-P., M. Goldberg, Y.-H. Kuo, C.-Z Zou, W. Schreiner (2009b), Calibration of Temperature in the Lower Stratosphere from Microwave Measurements using COSMIC Radio Occultation Data: Preliminary Results, Terr. Atmos. Oceanic Sci., Vol. 20, doi: 10.3319/TAO.2007.12.06.01(F3C).   (Ranked one of the top 50 most popular papers in TAO)
  75. Ho, S.-P., D. P. Edwards, J. C. Gille, M. Luo, G. B. Osterman, S. S. Kulawik, and H. Worden (2009c), A global comparison of carbon monoxide profiles and column amounts from Tropospheric Emission Spectrometer (TES) and Measurements of Pollution in the Troposphere (MOPITT), J. Geophys. Res., 114, D21307, doi:10.1029/2009JD012242.  
  76. He*, W., S.-P. Ho, H. Chen, X. Zhou, D. Hunt, and Y. Kuo (2009), Assessment of radiosonde temperature measurements in the upper troposphere and lower stratosphere using COSMIC radio occultation data, Geophys. Res. Lett., 36, L17807, doi:10.1029/2009GL038712.  
  77. Deeter M. N., D. P. Edwards, J. C. Gille, L. K. Emmons, G. Francis, S.-P. Ho, D.   Mao, D. Masters, H. Worden, V. Yudin, and James R. Drummond (2009), The MOPITT version 4 CO product: Algorithm enhancements, validation, and long-term stability, J. Geophys. Res., 115, D07306, doi:10.1029/2009JD013005.  
  78. Ho, S.-P., W. He, and Y.-H. Kuo (2009d), Construction of consistent temperature records in the lower stratosphere using Global Positioning System radio occultation data and microwave sounding measurements, in New Horizons in Occultation Research, edited by A. K. Steiner et al., pp. 207–217, Springer, Berlin, doi:10.1007/978-3-642-00321-9_17.  
  79. Anthes, R. A., P. Bernhardt, Y. Chen, L. Cucurull, K. Dymond, D. Ector, S. Healy, S.-P. Ho, D. Hunt, Y.-H. Kuo, H. Liu, K. Manning, C. McCormick, T. Meehan, W. Randel, C. R. Rocken, W. Schreiner, S. Sokolovskiy, S. Syndergaard, D. Thompson, K. Trenberth, T.-K. Wee, Z. Zeng (2008), The COSMIC/FORMOSAT-3 Mission: Early Results, Bul. Amer. Meteor. Sci. 89, No.3, 313-333, DOI: 10.1175/BAMS-89-3-313.  
  80. Ho, S.-P., Y. H. Kuo, Zhen Zeng, and Thomas Peterson (2007a), A Comparison of Lower Stratosphere Temperature from Microwave Measurements with CHAMP GPS RO Data, Geophy. Research Letters, 34, L15701, doi:10.1029/2007GL030202.  
  81. Ho, S.-P., Y. H. Kuo, and S. Sokolovskiy (2007b), Improvement of the Temperature and Moisture Retrievals in the Lower Troposphere using AIRS and GPS Radio Occultation Measurements, Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technique, doi: 10.1175/JTECH2071.1, 1726-1739.  
  82. Ho, S.-P., D. P. Edwards, J. C. Gille, J. Chen, D. Ziskin, M. N. Deeter, and G. L. Francis (2005), Estimates of the Global 4.7 μm Surface Emissivity from MOPITT Measurements and their Impacts on the Retrieval of Tropospheric Carbon Monoxide Profiles, J. Geophy. Research, Vol. 110, No. D21, D21308.10.1029/2005JD005946.   
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  86. Deeter M. N., L. K. Emmons, G. L. Francis, D. P. Edwards, J. C. Gille, J. X. Warner, D. Ziskin, S.-P. Ho, V. Yudin, J.-L. Attie, D. Packman, J. Chen, and D. Mao,   Observational Carbon Monoxide Retrieval Algorithm and Selected Results for the MOPITT Instrument. J. Geophys. Res., 108(D14), 4399, doi:10.1029/2002JD003186, 2003.  
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  88. Ho, S.-P., B. Lin, P. Minnis, and T.-F. Fan, Estimates of cloud vertical structure and water amount over tropical oceans using VIRS and TMI data, J. Geophys. Res., 108(D14), 4419, doi:10.1029/2002JD003298, 2003.  
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