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The following list contains references to publications that have cited the SPARC Data Center as their source for the US high vertical resolution radiosonde data. The list is not exhaustive, if you know of other publications to add to this list please contact the SPARC Data Center Scientist.

Bell, S. W., and M. A. Geller (2008), Tropopause inversion layer: Seasonal and latitudinal variations and representation in standard radiosonde data and global models, J. Geophys. Res., 113 (D5), doi:10.1029/2007JD009022.

Birner, T. (2006), Fine-scale structure of the extratropical tropopause region, J. Geophys. Res., 111 (D4), doi:10.1029/2005JD006301.

Clayson, C. A., and L. Kantha (2008), On turbulence and mixing in the free atmosphere inferred from high–resolution soundings, J. Atmos. Ocean. Tech., 25 (6), 833–852, doi:10.1175/2007JTECHA992.1.

Corti, T., B. P. Luo, T. Peter, H. Vomel, and Q. Fu (2005), Mean radiative energy balance and vertical mass fluxes in the equatorial upper troposphere and lower stratosphere, Geophys. Res. Lett., 32 (L6), doi:10.1029/2004GL021889.

Corti, T., B. P. Luo, Q. Fu, H. Vomel, and T. Peter (2006), The impact of cirrus clouds on tropical troposphere-to-stratosphere transport, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 6, 2539–2547, doi:10.5194/acp-6-2539-2006.

Folkins, I., and R. V. Martin (2005), The vertical structure of tropical convection and its impact on the budgets of water vapor and ozone, J. Atmos. Sci., 62 (5), 1560–1573, doi:10.1175/JAS3407.1.

Fromm, M., D. T. Lindsey, R. Servranckx, G. Yue, T. Trickl, R. Sica, P. Doucet, and S. Godin-Beekmann (2010), The untold story of pyrocumulonimbus, B. A. Met. Soc., 91 (9), 1193–1209, doi:10.1175/2010BAMS3004.1.

Geller, M. A., and J. Gong (2010), Gravity wave kinetic, potential, and vertical fluctuation energies as indicators of different frequency gravity waves, J. Geophys. Res., 115 (D11), doi:10.1029/2009JD012266.

Gong, J., and M. A. Geller (2010), Vertical fluctuation energy in United States high vertical resolution radiosonde data as an indicator of convective gravity wave sources, J. Geophys. Res., 115 (D11), doi:10.1029/2009JD012265.

Gong, J., M. A. Geller, and L. Wang (2008), Source spectra information derived from U.S. high-resolution radiosonde data, J. Geophys. Res., 113, D10106, doi:10.1029/2007JD009252.

Hayashi, H., J. Furumoto, X. N. Lin, T. Tsuda, Y. Shoji, Y. Aoyama, and Y. Murayama (2009), Validation of refractiviy profiles retrieved from FORMOSAT-3/COSMIC radio occultation soundings: Preliminary results of statistical comparisons utilizing balloon-borne observations, Terr. Atmos. Ocean Sci., 20 (1), 51–58, doi:10.3319/TAO.2008.01.21.01(F3C).

Wang, L., and M. A. Geller (2003), Morphology of gravity-wave energy as observed from 4 years (1998-2001) of high vertical resolution U.S. radiosonde data, J. Geophys. Res., 108 (D16), 4489, doi:10.1029/2002JD002786.

Wang, L., M. A. Geller, and M. J. Alexander (2005), Spatial and temporal variations of gravity wave parameters. part I: Intrinsic frequency, wavelength, and vertical propagation direction, J. Atmos. Sci., 62 (1), 125–142, doi:10.1175/JAS-3364.1.

Wang, R., S. D. Zhang, and F. Yi (2010), Radiosonde observations of high-latitude planetary waves in the lower atmosphere, Sci. China Ser. D, 53 (6), 919–932, doi:10.1007/s11430-010-0069-0.

Zhang, S. D., F. Yi, C. M. Huang, and Q. Zhou (2010), Latitudinal and seasonal variations of lower atmospheric inertial gravity wave energy revealed by U.S. radiosonde data, Ann. Geophys., 28 (5), 1065–1074, doi:10.5194/angeo-28-1065-2010.

Zhang, Y., and D. Seidel (2011), Challenges in estimating trends in arctic surfacebased inversions from radiosonde data, Geophys. Res. Lett., 38, doi:10.1029/2011GL048728.