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2011 Articles

Anderson, L.O., Aragao, L.E., Shimabukuro, Y.E., Almeida, S. & Huete, A.2011, Fraction images for monitoring intra-annual phenology of different vegetation physiognomies in Amazonia, International Journal of Remote Sensing, vol. 32, no. 2, pp. 387-408.

Becker, E. J., E. H. Berbery, and R. W. Higgins, 2011: Modulation of cold season U.S. daily precipitation by the Madden-Julian Oscillation. J. Climate, 24, 5157-5166, doi: 10.1175/2011JCLI4018.1.

Boukabara, S-A., K. Garrett, W. Chen, F. Iturbide-Sanchez, C. Grassotti, C. Kongoli, R. Chen, Q. Liu, B. Yan, F. Weng, R. Ferraro, T. Kleespies and H. Meng, 2011, “MiRS: An all-weather 1DVAR satellite data assimilation and retrieval system”, EEEE Transactions on geosciences and remote Sensing, 49(9), 3249 - 327

Chen, R., Z. Li, R. Kuligowski, R. Ferraro and F. Weng, 2011: A study or warm-cloud rain detection using A-Train satellite data.  Geophys. Res. Letters, 38, doi:10.1029/2010GL046217

Chen, X., Vogelmann, J., Rollins, M., Ohlen, D., Key, C.H., Yang, L., Huang, C. & Shi, H. (2011). Detecting post-fire burn severity and vegetation recovery using multi-temporal remote sensing spectral indices and field collected Composite Burn Index data in a mixed burn severity ponderosa pine forest. International Journal of Remote Sensing, 32, 7905-7927.

Chopping, M., C. B. Schaaf, F. Zhao, Z. Wang, A. W. Nolin,G. G. Moisen,J. V. Martonchik, M. Bull, Forest structure and aboveground biomass in the southwestern United States from MODIS and MISR, Remote Sensing of Environment, doi:10.1016/j.rse.2010.08.031, 2011.

Farrell, S. L., T. Markus, R. Kwok, L. Connor (2011), Laser Altimetry Sampling Strategies over Sea Ice, Annals of Glaciology, 52(57), 69-76.

Ferraro, R., H. Meng and Z. Luo, 2011: NOAA Workshop on Climate Data Records from Satellite Passive Microwave Sounders - AMSU/MHS/SSMT2: March 2-3, 2011 at Earth System Science Interdisciplinary Center (ESSIC), College Park, MD USA", EOS, Transactions of the American Geophysical Union, 92, doi:10.1029/2011EO320005.

Glenn, E., Doody, T., Guerschman, J., Huete, A., King, E., Mcvicar, T., Van, A.D., Van, T.N., Yebra, M. & Zhang, Y., 2011, Actual Evapotranspiration Estimation By Ground And Remote Sensing Methods: The Australian Experience, Hydrological Processes, vol. 25, no. 26, pp. 4103-4116.

Greybush, S.(), E. Kalnay, T. Miyoshi, K. Ide and B. Hunt, 2011:  Balance and ensemble Kalman filter Localization technique, Mon. Wea. Rev., 139, 511–522.

Hain, C. R., W. T. Crow, J. R. Mecikalski, M. C. Anderson, and T. Holmes, 2011: An intercomparison of available soil moisture estimates from thermal infrared and passive microwave remote sensing and land surface modeling, J. Geophys. Res., 116, D15107, doi:10.1029/2011JD015633.

He, T., S. Liang, H. Wu, and D. Wang, (2011). Prototyping GOES-R albedo algorithm based on MODIS data. In, Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS), 2011 IEEE International (pp. 4261-4264).

Hill, M. J., M. O. Román, C. B. Schaaf, (2011) Dynamics of vegetation indices in tropical and subtropical savannas defined by ecoregions and Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer(MODIS) land cover, Geocarto International, 1-39, DOI:10.1080/10106049.2011.626529.

Hill, M. J., M. O. Román, M. O. and C. B. Schaaf, Biogeography and Dynamics of Global Savannas: A Spatio-Temporal View. In, Hill, Michael J. and Hanan, Niall P. eds (2011). Ecosystem Function in Savannas: Measurement and Modeling at Landscape to Global Scales. (CRC Press, Boca Raton, Florida) pp 3 – 37, 2011.

Hill, M., M. O. Román, C. B. Schaaf,L. Hutley, C. Brannstrom, Characterizing vegetation cover in global savannas with an annual foliage clumping index derived from the MODIS BRDF product , Remote Sensing of Environment, doi:10.1016/j.rse.2011.04.003, 2011.

Jiao, Z., C. Woodcock, C. B. Schaaf, B. Tan, J. Liu, F. Gao, A. Strahler, X. Li, J. Wang, Improving MODIS land cover classification by combining MODIS spectral and angular signatures in a Canadian boreal forest, Canadian Journal of Remote Sensing, 37, 1-20, 2011.

Kang, J-S, E. Kalnay, J. Liu, I. Fung, T. Miyoshi, K. Ide, 2011: “Variable localization” to improve Ensemble Kalman filter, J. Geophysical Review, 116, D09110, doi:10.1029/2010JD014673.

Knapp, K.R., S. Ansari, C. L. Bain , M. A. Bourassa , M. J. Dickinson , C. Funk , C. N. Helms , C. C. Hennon, C. Holmes , G. J. Huffman , J. P. Kossin, H.-T. Lee, A. Loew , G. Magnusdottir, 2011: Globally gridded satellite (GriSat) observations for climate studies. Bulletin of American Meteorology Society., 893-907. (doi: 10.1175/2011BAMS3039.1)

Kongoli, C., S-A. Boukabara, B. Yan, F. Weng and R. Ferraro, 2011, “A new sea ice retrieval algorithm based on microwave surface emissivities”, IEEE Transactions on geosciences and remote Sensing, 49(1), 175-189

Kurtz, N. T. and S. L. Farrell (2011), Large-scale surveys of snow depth on Arctic sea ice from Operation IceBridge, Geophys. Res. Lett., 38, L20505, doi:10.1029/2011GL049216.

Kurtz, N., T. Markus, S. L. Farrell, D. Worthen (2011), Observations of recent Arctic sea ice thinning and its affect on ocean-atmosphere energy exchange and ice growth, J. Geophys. Res., 116, C04015, doi:10.1029/2010JC006235.

Lee, S., Ni-Meister, W., and Yang, W., 2011: A systematic method for vegetation height retrieval from ICESat data: application in White Mountain national forest New Hampshire, USA. Remote Sens. Environ., 115, 27762785, doi:10.1016/j.rse.2010.08.026.

Li, A., Huang, C., Sun, G., Shi, H., Toney, C., Zhu, Z., Rollins, M.G., Goward, S.N. & Masek, J.G. (2011). Modeling the growth of young forests regenerating from recent disturbances in Mississippi using Landsat time series observations and ICESat/GLAS lidar data. Remote Sensing of Environment, 115, 1837-1849.

Mittaz, J.P.D. and A.R. Harris, A physical method for the calibration of the AVHRR/3  thermal IR channels 2: An In-Orbit Comparison of the AVHRR Longwave Thermal IR Channels on board MetOp-A with IASI, J. Atmospheric Oceanic Technol., 28, 1072-1087, 2011.

Mo, K., and E. H. Berbery, 2011: Drought and Persistent Wet Spells over South America based on Observations and the U. S. CLIVAR Drought experiments. J. Climate, 24, 1801-1820.

Newman, T. (2011), Application of synthetic aperture techniques to radar echo soundings of the Pine Island Glacier, Antarctica, University College London, London, PhD Thesis, 250 pp.

O’Halloran, T., B. Law, M. L. Goulden, Z. Wang, J. Barr, C. Schaaf, M. Brown,J. D. Fuentes, M. Gockede, A. Black, V. Engel, Radiative forcing of natural forest disturbances, Global Change Biology, doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2486.2011.02577.x, 2011. ScienceDaily Research News:

Peng, D., Huete, A., Huang, J., Wang, F. & Sun, H.2011, Detection and estimation of mixed paddy rice cropping patterns with MODIS data, Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation, vol. 13, no. 1, pp. 13-23.

Pinty B., Taberner M., Haemmerle V.R., Paradise S., Vermote E., Verstraete M. M., Gobron N. and Widlowski J.L., 2011, Biogeophysical effects of land use on climate: Model simulations of radiative forcing and large-scale temperature changes (vol 142, pg 216, 2007), Journal of Climate, Vol 24, 4769-4769; DOI: 10.1175/JCLI-D-11-00126.1

Pinty B., Taberner M., Haemmerle V.R., Paradise S., Vermote E., Verstraete M. M., Gobron N. and Widlowski J.L., 2011, Global-Scale Comparison of MISR and MODIS Land Surface Albedos, Journal of Climate, Vol 24, 732-749; DOI: 10.1175/2010JCLI3709.1

Ren, L., K. Speer and E. Chassignet, 2011, Mixed Layer Salinity Budget and Sea Ice in the Southern Ocean, Journal of Geophysical Research, Vol 116, C08031, doi: 10.1029/2010JC006634.

Román,M. O., C. K. Gatebe, C. B. Schaaf, R. Poudyal, Z. Wang, M. D. King, Variability in surface BRDF at different spatial scales (30 m - 500 m) over a mixed agricultural landscape as retrieved from airborne and satellite spectral measurements , Remote Sensing of Environment, 115, 2184-2203, 2011.

Schaaf, C. B., Z. Wang and A. H. Strahler, Commentary on Wang and Zender-MODIS snow albedo bias at high solar zenith angles relative to theory and to in situ observations in Greenland, Remote Sensing of Environment, 115, 1296-1300, 2011.

Schollaert Uz, S., C.W. Brown, A. Heidinger, T. Smyth, and R. Murtugudde. 2011. Monitoring a Sentinel Species from Satellites: Detecting Emiliania huxleyi in 25 years of AVHRR imagery, in Integrated Satellite Applications for Monitoring Climate and Environmental Change, edited by J.J. Qu and A.M. Powell, Cambridge Univ. Press, New York.

Shuai, Y., J. G. Masek, F. Gao, C. B. Schaaf, An algorithm for the retrieval of 30-m snow-free albedo from Landsat surface reflectance and MODIS BRDF, Remote Sensing of Environment, 115, 2204-2216, 2011.

Sim, D. A., Rhaman, A. F., Vermote E. F. and Jiang Z. N., Seasonal and inter-annual variation in view angle effects on MODIS vegetation indices at three forest sites, Remote Sensing of Environment, 2011, 115(12) , Pages 3112-3120,DOI: 10.1016/j.rse.2011.06.018

Stueve, K.M., Housman, I.W., Zimmerman, P.L., Nelson, M.D., Webb, J.B., Perry, C.H., Chastain, R.A., Gormanson, D.D., Huang, C., Healey, S.P. & Cohen, W.B. (2011). Snow-covered Landsat time series stacks improves automated disturbance mapping accuracy in forested landscapes. Remote Sensing of Environment. DOI: 10.1016/j.rse.2011.07.005.

Sudradjat, A., N-Y. Wang, K. Gopalan, R. Ferraro, 2011: Prototyping a Generic, Unified Land Surface Classification and Screening Methodology for GPM-era Microwave Land Precipitation Retrieval Algorithms, J. Appl. Meteor., 50, 1200-1211.

Trigg S., Dempewolf J., Elgamri M., Justice C.O. and Gorsevski V, 2011.  Fire and land use change heighten tensions between pastoral nomads and mechanized farmers in Kordofan and White Nile States, Sudan. Journal of Land Use Science. Vol 6, 1, 1-14.

Vadrevu, K., E. Ellicott, K.V.S. Badarinath, E. Vermote (2011), MODIS derived fire characteristics and aerosol optical depth variations during the agricultural residue burning season, north India, Environmental Pollution, 159, doi:10.1016/j.envpol.2011.03.011.

Vernieres, G , K. Ide and C.K.R.T. Jones, 2011: Capturing eddy shedding in the Gulf of Mexico from Lagrangian observations. Physica D, 240, 166-179.

Vogelmann, J.E., Kost, J., Tolk, B., Howard, S., Short, K., Chen, X., Huang, C. & Rollins, M. (2011). Monitoring Landscape Change for Fire Science Investigation Using Multi-Temporal Satellite Imagery. IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing, 4, 252-264.

Wang, D. and Liang, S. 2011. Integrating MODIS and CYCLOPES Leaf Area Index Products using Emprical Orthogonal Functions. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing. 49 (5): 1513-1519.

Wang, Y., J. Czapla-Myers, A. Lyapustin, K. Thome, E. G. Dutton (2011), AERONET-based Surface Reflectance Validation Network (ASRVN) Data Evaluation: Case Study for Railroad Valley Calibration Site, Remote Sensing of Environment,115:2710-2717.

Wang, Z., C. B. Schaaf, P. Lewis,Y. Knyazikhin, M. A. Schull, A. H. Strahler, T. Yao, R. B. Myneni, M. J. Chopping and J. B. Blair, Retrieval of canopy height using moderate-resolution imaging spectroradiometer (MODIS) data, Remote Sensing of Environment, 115, 1595-1601, 2011.

Widlowski, J-L., Pinty, B., Clerici, M., Dai, Y., De Kauwe, M., De Ridder, K., Kallel, A., Kobayashi, H., Lavergne, T., Ni-Meister, W., Olchev, A., Quaife, T., Wang, S., Yang, W., Yang, Y., and Yuan, H. (2011). RAMI4PILPS: an intercomparison of formulations for the partitioning of solar radiation in land surface models. J. Geophys. Res.: Biogeosci, 116, G02019, doi:10.1029/2010JG001511.

Wu, H., S. Liang, L. Tong, and T. He, (2011). Snow BRDF charateristics from MODIS and MISR data. In, Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS), 2011 IEEE International (pp. 3187-3190)

Yang, W., Ni-Meister W., and Lee, S. ,2011: Assessment the impacts of surface topography, off-nadir pointing and vegetation structure on vegetation lidar waveforms using an extended geometric optical and radiative transfer model. Remote Sens. Environ., 115, 2810–2822, doi:10.1016/j.rse.2010.02.021.

Yao, T., X. Yang, F. Zhao, Z. Wang, Q. Zhang, D. Jupp, J. Lovell, D. Culvenor, G.Newnham, W.Ni-Meister,C. B. Schaaf,C. Woodcock, J. Wang, X. Li, A. H. Strahler, Measuring forest structure and biomass in New England forest stands using Echidna ground-based lidar, Remote Sensing of Environment, doi:10.1016/j.rse.2010.03.019, 2011.

Zhao, F., X. Yang, M. A. Schull, M. O. Román,T. Yao, Z. Wang, Q. Zhang, D. L. B. Jupp, J. L. Lovell, D. S. Culvenor, G. J. Newnham, A. D. Richardson, W. Ni-Meister, C. L. Schaaf, C. E. Woodcock, and A. H. Strahler Measuring effective leaf area index, foliage profile, and stand height in New England forest stands using a full-waveform ground-based lidar, Remote Sensing of Environment, doi:10.1016/j.rse.2010.08.030, 2011.

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