Publications

A complete list of publications is available through Google Scholar and ResearchGate.

Dr. Gueymard and the recent 18-Volume Encyclopedia of Sustainability Science and Technology (Springer, 2012), for which he served as field editor.

WEBINARS (Selection)
PAPERS IN REFEREED JOURNALS (Selection)
Author(s) Paper Year Published
C.A. Gueymard and J.A. Ruiz-Arias Extensive worldwide validation and climate sensitivity analysis of direct irradiance predictions from 1-min global irradiance. Solar Energy, vol. 128, 1-30 2016
J.A. Ruiz-Arias, C.A. Gueymard, F.J. Santos-Alamillos and D. Pozo-Vazquez Worldwide impact of aerosol's timescale on the predicted long-term concentrating solar power potential. Nature Scientific Reports, vol. 6, 30546 2016
J.A. Ruiz-Arias, C.A. Gueymard, F.J. Santos-Alamillos and D. Pozo-Vazquez Do spaceborne aerosol observations limit the accuracy of modeled surface solar irradiance?. Geophysical Research Letters, vol. 42, doi:10.1002/2014GL062309 2015
C.A. Gueymard and J.A. Ruiz-Arias Validation of direct normal irradiance predictions under arid conditions: A review of radiative models and their turbidity-dependent performance. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, vol. 45, 379-396 2015
P. Blanc, B. Espinar, N. Geuder, C.A. Gueymard, R. Meyer, R. Pitz-Paal, B. Reinhardt, D. Renne, M. Sengupta, L. Wald and S. Wilbert Direct normal irradiance related definitions and applications: The circumsolar issue. 2014
J. Leloux, E Lorenzo, B. Garcia-Domingo, J. Aguilera and C.A. Gueymard A bankable method of assessing the performance of a CPV plant. Applied Energy, vol. 118, 1-11 2014
J.A. Ruiz-Arias, J. Dudhia and C.A. Gueymard A simple parameterization of the short-wave aerosol optical properties for surface direct and diffuse irradiances assessment in a numerical weather model. Geoscientific Model Development, vol. 7, 1159-1174 2014
C.A. Gueymard A review of validation methodologies and statistical performance indicators for modeled solar radiation data: Towards a better bankability of solar projects. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, vol. 39, 1024-1034 2014
C.A. Gueymard Impact of on-site atmospheric water vapor estimation methods on the accuracy of local solar irradiance predictions. Solar Energy, vol. 101, 74-82 2014
S. Wilbert, B. Reinhardt, J. DeVore, M. Roger, R. Pitz-Paal, C.A. Gueymard and R. Buras Measurement of solar radiance profiles with the Sun and Aureole Measurement system. ASME J. Solar Energy Engineering, vol. 135, 041002 2013
J.A. Ruiz-Arias, J. Dudhia, C.A. Gueymard and D. Pozo-Vazquez Assessment of the Level-3 MODIS daily aerosol optical depth in the context of surface solar radiation and numerical weather modeling. Atmos. Chem. Phys., vol. 13, 675-692 2013
C.A. Gueymard Temporal variability in direct and global irradiance at various time scales as affected by aerosols. Solar Energy, vol. 86, 3544-3553 2012
C.A. Gueymard Clear-sky irradiance predictions for solar resource mapping and large-scale applications: Improved validation methodology and detailed performance analysis of 18 broadband radiative models. Solar Energy, vol. 86, 2145-2169 2012
C.A. Gueymard and S.M. Wilcox Assessment of spatial and temporal variability in the US solar resource from radiometric measurements and predictions from models using ground-based or satellite data. Solar Energy, vol. 85, 1068-1084 2011
C.A. Gueymard Uncertainties in modeled direct irradiance around the Sahara as affected by aerosols: Are current datasets of bankable quality? ASME J. Solar Energy Engineering., vol. 133, 031024 2011
C.A. Gueymard Direct and indirect uncertainties in the prediction of tilted irradiance for solar engineering applications. Solar Energy, vol. 83, 432-444 2009
C.A. Gueymard and D. Thevenard Monthly average clear-sky broadband irradiance database for worldwide solar heat gain and building cooling load calculations. Solar Energy, vol. 83, 1998 - 2018 2009
C.A. Gueymard and D.R. Myers Evaluation of conventional and high-performance routine solar radiation measurements for improved solar resource, climatological trends, and radiative modeling. Solar Energy, vol. 83, 171-185 2009
C.A. Gueymard Prediction and validation of cloudless shortwave solar spectra incident on horizontal, tilted, or tracking surfaces. Solar Energy, vol. 82, 260-271 2008
C.A. Gueymard REST2: High-performance solar radiation model for cloudless-sky irradiance, illuminance, and photosynthetically active radiation - Validation with a benchmark dataset. Solar Energy, vol. 82, 272-285 2008
F. Mavromatakis, C. A. Gueymard, and Y. Franghiadakis Improved total atmospheric water vapor amount determination from near-infrared filter measurements with sun photometers. Atmos. Chem. Phys., vol. 7, 4613-4623 2007
G. Lopez and C.A. Gueymard Clear-sky solar luminous efficacy determination using artificial neural networks. Solar Energy, vol. 81, 929-939 2007
J.J. Michalsky, C. Gueymard, P. Kiedron, L.J.B. McArthur, R. Philipona, and T. Stoffel A proposed working standard for the measurement of diffuse horizontal shortwave irradiance. J. Geophys. Res., vol. 112D, doi:10.1029/2007JD008651 2007
C.A. Gueymard Advanced solar irradiance model and procedure for spectral solar heat gain calculation. ASHRAE Trans., vol. 113 (1), DA-07-016 2007
C.A. Gueymard Reference solar spectra: their evolution, standardization issues, and comparison to recent measurements. Adv. Space Res., vol. 37, 323-340 2006
J.J. Michalsky, G. P. Anderson, J. Barnard, J. Delamere, C. Gueymard, S. Kato, P. Kiedron, A. McComiskey, and P. Ricchiazzi Radiative closure studies for clear skies during the ARM 2003 Aerosol Intensive Observation Period. J. Geophys. Res., vol. 111D, doi:10.1029/2005JD006341 2006
C. Gueymard Importance of atmospheric turbidity and associated uncertainties in solar radiation and luminous efficacy modeling. Energy, vol. 30, 1603-1621 2005
C. Gueymard Interdisciplinary applications of a versatile spectral solar irradiance model: A review. Energy, vol. 30, 1551-1576 2005
S. Darula, R. Kittler and C. Gueymard Reference luminous solar constant and solar luminance for illuminance calculations. Solar Energy, vol. 79, 559-565 2005
C. Gueymard Direct solar transmittance and irradiance predictions with broadband models. Part I: Detailed theoretical performance assessment. Solar Energy, vol. 74, 355-379 (2003). Corrigendum, vol. 76, 513 2004
D. Myers, K. Emery and C. Gueymard Revising and validating spectral irradiance reference standards for photovoltaic performance evaluation. ASME J. Solar Energy Engineering, vol. 126, 567-574 2004
C. Gueymard The Sun's total and spectral irradiance for solar energy applications and solar radiation models. Solar Energy, vol. 76, 423-452 2004
C. Gueymard Direct solar transmittance and irradiance predictions with broadband models. Part II: Validation with high-quality measurements. Solar Energy, vol. 74, 381-395 (2003). Corrigendum, vol. 76, 515 2004
C. Gueymard, D.R. Myers and K. Emery Proposed Reference Irradiance Spectra for Solar Energy Systems Testing. Solar Energy, vol. 73, 443-467 2002
C. Gueymard Parameterized transmittance model for direct beam and circumsolar spectral irradiance. Solar Energy, vol. 71: 325-346 2001
S.A. El-Wakil, M. El-Metwally and C. Gueymard Atmospheric turbidity of urban and desert areas of the Nile basin in the aftermath of Mt. Pinatubo-s eruption. Theor. Appl. Clim., vol. 68: 89-108 2001
C. Gueymard and J.D. Garrison Critical evaluation of precipitable water and atmospheric turbidity in Canada using measured hourly solar irradiance. Solar Energy, vol. 62: 291-307 1998
C. Gueymard Turbidity determination from broadband irradiance measurements: A detailed multi-coefficient approach. J. Appl. Meteorol., vol. 37: 414-435 1998
C. Gueymard and F. Vignola Determination of atmospheric turbidity from the diffuse-beam broadband irradiance ratio. Solar Energy, vol. 63: 135-146 1998
C. Gueymard and H.D. Kambezidis Illuminance turbidity parameters and atmospheric extinction in the visible spectrum. Q. J. R. Meteorol. Soc., vol. 123: 679-697 1997
C. Gueymard Analysis of monthly average atmospheric precipitable water and turbidity in Canada and northern United States. Solar Energy, vol. 53: 57-71 1994
C. Gueymard An atmospheric transmittance model for the calculation of the clear sky beam, diffuse and global photosynthetically active radiation. Agric. Forest. Meteorol., vol. 45: 215-229 1989
C. Gueymard A two-band model for the calculation of clear sky solar irradiance, illuminance and photosynthetically active radiation at the Earth's surface. Solar Energy, vol. 43: 253-265 1989
C. Gueymard An anisotropic solar irradiance model for tilted surfaces and its comparison with selected engineering algorithms. Solar Energy, vol. 38: 367-386 1987
REFEREED CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS (Selection)
Author(s) Conference Proceeding Year Published
C.A. Gueymard and J.A. Ruiz-Arias Performance of Separation Models to Predict Direct Irradiance at High Frequency: Validation over Arid Areas. EuroSun Conf., Aix-les-Bains, France, ISES 2014
M. Al-Rasheedi, C.A. Gueymard, A. Ismail and S. Al-Hajraf Solar Resource Assessment over Kuwait: Validation of Satellite-derived Data and Reanalysis Modeling. EuroSun Conf., Aix-les-Bains, France, ISES 2014
A. Habte, A. Andreas, L. Ottoson, C.A. Gueymard, G. Fedor, S. Fowler, J. Peterson, E. Naranen, T. Kobashi, A. Akiyama and S. Takagi Spectroradiometer Intercomparison and Impact on Characterizing Photovoltaic Device Performance. Solar 2014 Conf., San Francisco, CA, American Solar Energy Soc. 2013
C.A. Gueymard Aerosol turbidity derivation from broadband irradiance measurements: Methodological advances and uncertainty analysis. Solar 2013 Conf., Baltimore, MD, American Solar Energy Soc. 2013
V. Lara-Fanego, J.A. Ruiz-Arias, D. Pozo-Vazquez, C.A. Gueymard and J. Tovar-Pescador Evaluation of DNI forecast based on the WRF mesoscale atmospheric model for CPV applications. CPV-8 Conf., Toledo, Spain 2012
C.A. Gueymard Evaluation of procedures to improve solar resource assessments: Optimum use of short-term data from a local weather station to correct bias in long-term satellite derived solar radiation time series. ASES-WREF Conf., Denver, CO 2012
J. Jaus and C.A. Gueymard Generalized spectral performance evaluation of multijunction solar cells using a multicore, parallelized version of SMARTS. CPV-8 Conf., Toledo, Spain 2012
C.A. Gueymard and M. Sengupta Improving modeled solar irradiance historical time series: What is the appropriate monthly statistic for aerosol optical depth? ASES-WREF Conf., Denver, CO 2012
J.A. Ruiz-Arias, J. Dudhia, C.A. Gueymard and D. Pozo-Vazquez Improvement of the Weather Research and Forecasting (WRF) model for solar resource assessments and forecasts under clear skies. ASES-WREF Conf., Denver, CO 2012
C.A. Gueymard A globally calibrated aerosol optical depth gridded dataset for improved solar irradiance predictions. Geophys Res. Abstr., vol. 14, EGU2012-11706 2012
T. Cebecauer, M. Suri and C.A. Gueymard Uncertainty sources in satellite-derived direct normal irradiance: how can prediction accuracy be improved globally. SolarPACES 2011 Conf., Granada, Spain 2011
D. Pozo-Vazquez, S. Wilbert, C.A. Gueymard, L. Alados-Arboledas, F.J. Santos-Alamillos and M.J. Granados-Munoz Interannual variability of long time series of DNI and GHI at PSA, Spain. SolarPACES 2011 Conf., Granada, Spain 2011
R. Meyer, C.A. Gueymard and P. Ineichen Standardizing and benchmarking of modeled DNI data products. SolarPACES 2011 Conf., Granada, Spain 2011
G. Bender, F. Davidson, S. Eichelberger and C.A. Gueymard The road to bankability: Improving assessments for more accurate financial planning. Solar 2011 Conf., Raleigh, NC, American Solar Energy Soc. 2011
C.A. Gueymard Irradiance variability and its dependence on aerosols. SolarPACES 2011 Conf., Granada, Spain 2011
C.A. Gueymard and R. George Gridded aerosol data for improved direct normal irradiance modeling: The case of India. Solar 2011 Conf., Raleigh, NC, American Solar Energy Soc. 2011
J.L. Keller, C.A. Khuen and C.A. Gueymard A new web-based data delivery system to provide global support for solar site selection analysis. Solar 2011 Conf., Raleigh, NC, American Solar Energy Soc. 2011
C.A. Gueymard Spectral circumsolar radiation contribution to CPV. CPV-6 Conf., Freiburg, Germany 2010
C.A. Gueymard Progress in direct irradiance modeling and validation. Solar 2010 Conf., Phoenix, AZ, American Solar Energy Soc. 2010
C.A. Gueymard Variability in direct irradiance around the Sahara: Are the modeled datasets of bankable quality? SolarPACES 2010 Conf., Perpignan, France 2010
S. Wilcox and C.A. Gueymard Spatial and temporal variability of the solar resource in the United States. Solar 2010 Conf., Phoenix, AZ, American Solar Energy Soc. 2010
C.A. Gueymard and S.M. Wilcox Spatial and temporal variability in the solar resource: Assessing the value of short-term measurements at potential solar power plant sites. Solar 2009 Conf., Buffalo, NY, American Solar Energy Soc. 2009
C.A. Gueymard Daily spectral effects on concentrating PV solar cells as affected by realistic aerosol optical depth and other atmospheric conditions. Optical Modeling and Measurements for Solar Energy Systems III Conf., San Diego, CA, SPIE #7410 2009
C.A. Gueymard From global horizontal to global tilted irradiance: How accurate are solar energy engineering predictions in practice? Solar 2008 Conf., San Diego, CA, American Solar Energy Soc. 2008
C.A. Gueymard Fixed or tracking solar collectors? Helping the decision process with the Solar Resource Enhancement Factor. Optical Modeling and Measurements for Solar Energy Systems II Conf., San Diego, CA, SPIE #7046 2008
C.A. Gueymard Effect of opaque and thin clouds on broadband UVB irradiance using one-minute multi-sensor and objective cloud cover measurements. One Century of UV Radiation Research Conf., Davos, Switzerland 2007
S. Wilcox, M. Anderberg, R. George, W. Marion, D. Myers, D. Renne, N. Lott, W. Beckman, C. Gueymard, R. Perez, P. Stackhouse, and F. Vignola Completing production of the updated National Solar Radiation Database for the United States. Solar 2007 Conf., Cleveland, OH, American Solar Energy Soc. 2007
C.A Gueymard and R. George Gridded aerosol optical depth climatological datasets over continents for solar radiation modeling. Solar World Congress, Orlando, FL, International Solar Energy Soc. 2005
RECENT BOOKS, TECHNICAL REPORTS AND OTHER PUBLICATIONS (Selection)
Author(s) Title Year Published
J.A. Ruiz-Arias and C.A. Gueymard Solar Resource for High-Concentrator Photovoltaic Applications, in High Concentrator Photovoltaics - Fundamentals, Engineering and Power Plants, P. Perez-Higueras and E.F. Fernandez, eds., Springer 2015
In collaboration Best Practices Handbook for the Collection and Use of Solar Resource Data for Solar Energy Applications, NREL 2015
C.A. Gueymard Solar Radiation Spectrum: From the top of the Atmosphere to the Earth's Surface, in Encyclopedia of Sustainability Science and Technology, R.A. Meyers, ed., Springer 2012
C.A. Gueymard and D.R. Myers Solar Cells and their Applications, L. Partain and L. Fraas, eds., Wiley 2010
C.A. Gueymard and D.R. Myers Solar radiation measurement: Progress in radiometry for improved modeling, in Modeling Solar Radiation at the Earth Surface, V. Badescu, ed., Springer 2008
C.A. Gueymard and D.R. Myers Validation and ranking methodologies for solar radiation models, in Modeling Solar Radiation at the Earth Surface, V. Badescu, ed., Springer 2008
In collaboration Standard Table for Reference Solar Spectral Distributions: Direct and Diffuse on 20* Tilted and Vertical Surfaces. ASTM Standard G197-08 2008
C.A. Gueymard and H. Kambezidis Solar spectral radiation, in Solar Radiation and Daylight Models for the Energy Efficient Design of Buildings, T. Muneer ed., Architectural Press, Oxford 2004
In collaboration Standard Tables for Reference Solar Ultraviolet Spectral Distributions: Hemispherical on 37* Tilted Surface. ASTM Standard G177-03 2003
In collaboration Standard Tables for Reference Solar Spectral Irradiance: Direct Normal and Hemispherical on 37* Tilted Surface. ASTM Standard G173-03 2003
C. Gueymard Spectral solar irradiance, in Solar Energy--The State of the Art, J. Gordon, ed., James & James Publ., London 2001
C. Gueymard Simple Model of the Atmospheric Radiative Transfer of Sunshine, version 2 (SMARTS2): Algorithms description and performance assessment. Report FSEC-PF-270-95, Florida Solar Energy Center 1995