*Denotes Student and Researcher Mentees

Submitted/In review

  • Anderson, J., Connelly, R. and 10 others (including Pettersen, C.): Exploring the Seasonality of Lake Enhanced Snow Events Across Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, Weather and Forecasting, submitted
  • Mateling, M.E.*, Pettersen, C., Kulie, M.S., and L’Ecuyer, T.S.: Marine Cold-Air Outbreak Snowfall in the North Atlantic: A CloudSat Perspective, JGR: Atmospheres, in review
  • Shates, J.A.*, Pettersen, C., L’Ecuyer, T.S., and Kulie, M.S.: Multi-year analysis of precipitation phase transition height at Marquette, Michigan, JGR: Atmospheres, in revisions


  • Helms, C.N., Munchak, S.J., Tokay, A., and Pettersen, C.: A Comparative Evaluation of Snowflake Particle Size and Shape Estimation Techniques used by the Precipitation Imaging Package (PIP), Multi-Angle Snowflake Camera (MASC), and Two-Dimensional Video Disdrometer (2DVD), Atmospheric Measurement Techniques, 2022, doi: 10.5194/amt-15-6545-2022
  • King, F., Duffy, G., Milani, L., Fletcher, C.G., Pettersen, C., and Ebell, K.: DeepPrecip: A deep neural network for precipitation retrievals, Atmospheric Measurement Techniques, 2022, doi: 10.5194/amt-15-6035-2022
  • Cooper, S.J., L’Ecuyer, T.S. and 12 others (including Pettersen, C., and Shates, J.A.*): Exploring Snowfall Variability through the High-Latitude Measurement of Snowfall (HiLaMS) Field Campaign, Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 2022, doi: 10.1175/BAMS-D-21-0007.1
  • Pettersen, C., Henderson, S.A., Mattingly, K.S., Bennartz, R., and Breeden, M.L.: The Critical Role of Euro-Atlantic Blocking in Promoting Precipitation in Central Greenland, JGR: Atmospheres, 2022, doi: 10.1029/2021JD035776
  • Tokay, A., von Lerber, A., Pettersen, C., Kulie, M.S., Moisseev, D.N., and Wolff, D.B.: Retrieval of Snow Water Equivalent by Precipitation Imaging Package (PIP) over Northern Great Lakes, Journal of Oceanic and Atmospheric Technology, 2022, doi: 10.1175/JTECH-D-20-0216.1


  • Guy, H., Brooks I.M. and 10 others (including Pettersen, C.): Controls on surface aerosol number concentrations and aerosol limited cloud regimes over the central Greenland Ice Sheet, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 2021, doi: 10.5194/acp-21-15351-2021
  • Mateling, M.E.*, Pettersen, C., Kulie, M.S., Mattingly, K.S., Henderson, S.A., and L’Ecuyer, T.S.: The influence of atmospheric rivers on cold-season precipitation in the upper Great Lakes region, JGR: Atmospheres, 2021, doi: 10.1029/2021JD034754
  • Shates, J.A.*, Pettersen, C., L’Ecuyer, T.S., Cooper, S.J., Kulie, M.S., and Wood, N.B.: High-latitude precipitation: Snowfall regimes at two distinct sites in Scandinavia, Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology, 2021, doi: 10.1175/JAMC-D-20-0248.1
  • Pettersen, C., Bliven, L.F., Kulie, M.S., Wood, N.B., Shates, J.A.*, Mateling, M.E.*, Petersen, W.A., Ritzman, J., von Lerber, A., and Wolff, D.B.: The Precipitation Imaging Package: Phase partitioning capabilities, Remote Sensing, 2021, doi: 10.3390/rs13112183
  • Kulie, M.S., Pettersen C., and 17 others: Snowfall regimes in the Upper Great Lakes: Lessons learned from a multi-sensor snowfall observatory, Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 2021, doi: 10.1175/BAMS-D-19-0128.1
  • Butterworth, B.J., Desai, A.R. and 25 others (including Pettersen, C.): Connecting Land-Atmosphere Interactions to Surface Heterogeneity in CHEESEHEAD 2019, Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 2021, doi: 10.1175/BAMS-D-19-0346.1


  • McIlhattan, E.A.*, Pettersen, C., Wood, N.B., and L’Ecuyer, T.S.: Satellite Observations of Snowfall Regimes over the Greenland Ice Sheet, The Cryosphere, 2020, doi: 10.5194/tc-2019-223
  • Pettersen, C., Bliven, L.F., von Lerber, A., Wood, N.B., Kulie, M.S., Mateling, M.E.*, Moisseev, D.N., Munchak, S.J., Petersen, W.A., and Wolff, D.B.:The Precipitation Imaging Package: Assessment of microphysical and bulk characteristics of snow, Atmosphere, 2020, doi: 10.3390/atmos11080785
  • Mattingly, K.S., Mote, T.L., Fettweis, X., van As, D., Van Tricht, K., Lhermitte, S., Pettersen, C., and Fausto, R.S.: Strong Summer Atmospheric Rivers Trigger Greenland Ice Sheet Melt through Spatially Varying Surface Energy Balance and Cloud Regimes, Journal of Climate, 2020, doi: 10.1175/JCLI-D-19-0835.1
  • Pettersen, C., Kulie, M.S., Bliven, L.F., Merrelli, A.J., Petersen, W.A., Wagner, T.J., Wolff, D.B., and Wood, N.B.: A composite analysis of snowfall modes from four winter seasons in Marquette, Michigan, Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology, 2020, doi: 10.1175/JAMC-D-19-0099.1


  • Bennartz, R., Fell, F., Pettersen, C., Shupe, M.D., and Schuettemeyer, D.:Spatial and temporal variability of snowfall over Greenland from CloudSat observations, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 2019, doi: 10.5194/acp-2018-1045
  • Schirle, C.E.*, Cooper, S.J., Wolff, M.A., Pettersen, C., Wood, N.B., L’Ecuyer, T.S., Ilmo, T., Nygård, K.:Estimation of Snowfall Properties at a Mountainous Site in Norway Using Combined Radar and In Situ Microphysical Observations, Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology, 2019, doi: 10.1175/jamc-d-18-0281.1


  • Pettersen, C., Bennartz, R., Merrelli, A.J., Shupe, M.D., Turner, D.D., and Walden, V.P.:Precipitation regimes over central Greenland inferred from 5 years of ICECAPS observations, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 2018, doi: 10.5194/acp-18-4715-2018


  • Aartsen, M.G. and 100+ others (including Pettersen, C.):The IceCube Neutrino Observatory: instrumentation and online systems, Journal of Instrumentation, 2017, doi: 10.1088/1748-0221/12/03/P03012


  • Pettersen, C., Bennartz, R., Merrelli, A.J., Shupe, M.D., and Turner, D.D.: Microwave signatures of ice hydrometeors from ground-based observations above Summit, Greenland, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 2016, doi: 10.5194/acp-16-4743-2016

2015 and prior

  • Best, F.A., Adler, D.P., Pettersen, C., Revercomb, H.E., Gero, P.J., Taylor, J.K., and Knuteson, R.O.:Results from recent vacuum testing of an on-orbit absolute radiance standard (OARS) intended for the next generation of infrared remote sensing instruments, SPIE Remote Sensing, 2014, doi: 10.1117/12.2069338
  • Bennartz, R.B., Shupe, M.D., Turner, D.D., Walden, V.P., Steffen, K., Cox, C.J., Miller, N.B., and Pettersen, C.: July 2012 Greenland melt extent enhanced by low-level liquid clouds, Nature, 2013, doi: 10.1038/nature12002
  • Best, F.A., Adler, D.P., Pettersen C., Revercomb, H.E., Gero, P.J., Taylor, J.K., and Knuteson R.O., Perepezko JH.: On-orbit absolute radiance standard for the next generation of IR remote sensing instruments, International Society for Optics and Photonics, 2012, doi: 10.1364/FTS.2013.FW4D.5
  • Pettersen, C., Best, F.A., Adler, D.P., Revercomb, H.E., Gero, P.J., Taylor, J.K., Knuteson, R.O. and Perepezko, J.H.: On-Orbit Absolute Radiance Standard for Future IR Remote Sensing Instruments – Overview of Recent Technology Advancements, Fourier Transform Spectroscopy, 2011, doi: 10.1364/FTS.2011.JPDP3
  • Best, F.A., Adler, D.P., Pettersen, C., Revercomb, H.E. and Perepezko, J.H.: On-orbit absolute temperature calibration using multiple phase change materials: overview of recent technology advancements, Multispectral, Hyperspectral, and Ultraspectral Remote Sensing Technology, Techniques, and Applications III (Vol. 7857, p. 78570J), 2010, doi: 10.1117/12.869564
  • Pettersen, C. and Cooper, R.F.: “ Float-reaction between liquid bronze and magnesium aluminosilicate and ZnO-doped magnesium aluminosilicate glass–ceramic-forming glassmelts”, Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids, 2008, doi: 10.1016/j.jnoncrysol.2008.01.007
  • Achterberg, A. and 100+ others (including Pettersen, C.): First year performance of the IceCube neutrino telescope, Astroparticle Physics, 2006, doi: 10.1016/j.astropartphys.2006.06.007
  • Veum, M, Pettersen, C., Mach, P., Crowell, P.A., and Huang, C.C.: Studies of a Free-Standing Liquid Crystal Film Using a Vibrating Drumhead Tensiometer, Physical Review E, 2000, doi: 10.1103/PhysRevE.61.R2192