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Houze, R. A., Jr., and C. A. Leary, 1976: Comparison of convective mass and heat transports in tropical easterly waves computed by two methods. J. Atmos. Sci., 33, 424-429.

Schumacher, C., and R. A. Houze, Jr., 2000: Comparison of radar data from the TRMM satellite and Kwajalein oceanic validation site. J. Appl. Meteor., 39, 2151-2164.

spacer Convective precipitation case observed at 0251 UTC 25 Nov 1998. (From Schumacher and Houze 2000, Figure 4.)spacer Map of the Kwajalein area centered on the KR. (From Schumacher and Houze 2000, Figure 1.)

Houze, R. A., Jr., S. Brodzik, C. Schumacher, S. E. Yuter, and C. R. Williams, 2004: Uncertainties in oceanic radar rain maps at Kwajalein and implications for satellite validation. J. Appl. Meteor., 43, 1114-1132.

Kim, M.-J., J. A. Weinman, and R. A. Houze, Jr., 2004: Validation of maritime rainfall retrievals from the TRMM-microwave radiometer. J. Appl. Meteor., 43, 847-859.

Kwajalein and neighboring atoll islands with KWAJEX sensors. (From Yuter et al. 2005, Figure 2.)

Yuter, S. E., R. A. Houze, Jr., E. A. Smith, T. T.Wilheit, and E. Zipser, 2005: Physical characterization of tropical oceanic convection observed in KWAJEX. J. Appl. Meteor., 44, 385-415.

Clouds observed from the roof of the Kwajalein weather station. (From Yuter et al. 2005, Figure 18b.)

Cetrone, J., and R. A. Houze, Jr., 2006: Characteristics of tropical convection over the ocean near Kwajalein. Mon. Wea. Rev., 134, 834-853.