Published Research

The following references cite studies that used data distributed by NSIDC. Please contact User Services if you have a reference you would like to share on this page.


Li, S., et al. 2001. The Spatial Variability of Summer Sea Ice in the Amundsen Sea Seen From MODIS, RADARSAT SCANSAR and LANDSAT 7 ETM+ Images. Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium, 2001. IGARSS '01. IEEE 2001 International: 160-162.

Nolin, Anne W. and Allan Frei. 2001. Remote Sensing of Snow and Characterization of Snow Albedo for Climate Simulations. Remote Sensing and Climate Modeling: Synergies and Limitations 7: 159-180.

Perkins, Sid. 2001. Big Bergs Ahoy! An armada of ice sets sail for the new millennium. Science News 159(19): 298-300.

Riggs, George A. 2001. Initial evaluation of MODIS sea ice observations.. Eastern Snow Conference 58: 327-331.

Watson, Reg and Daniel Pauly. 2001. Systematic distortions in world fisheries catch trends. Nature 414(6863): 534-536.


Barton, Jonathan S., Dorothy K.Hall, and George A.Riggs. 2000. Remote sensing of fractional snow cover using Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) data.. Eastern Snow Conference 57: 171-183.

Derksen, C. and E. LeDrew. 2000. Variability and change in terrestrial snow cover: data acquisition and links to the atmosphere. Progress in Physical Geography 24(4): 469-498.

Diner, David J. 2000. Level 2 cloud detection and classificaiton algorithm theoretical basis.. . Pasadena, California USA: Jet Propulsion Laboratory. (PDF File, 976 kb)

Hall, D. K. and George A. Riggs. 2000. Early analysis of the EOS MODIS snow cover data products.. Eastern Snow Conference 57: 159-160.

Scharfen, G. R. 2000. Accessing the MODIS snow and ice products at the NSIDC DAAC. Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium, 2000 Proceedings. IGARSS 2000. IEEE 2000 International v. 5: 2059-2061.

Scharfen, Greg and Annette Varani. 2000. Searching for NOAA Data : Empowering users and streamlining information access. Earth System Monitor 10(4): 41655.


Riggs, G.A., D. K. Hall, and S. A. Ackerman. 1999. Sea ice extent and classification mapping with the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer Airborne Simulator. Remote Sensing of Environment 68(2): 152-163.

Winther, J. G. and D. K. Hall. 1999. Satellite-derived snow coverage related to hydropower production in Norway: present and future. International Journal of Remote Sensing 20(15-16): 2991-3008.


Klein, Andrew G., Dorothy K. Hall, and George A. Riggs. 1998. Improving Snow Cover Mapping in Forests through the Use of a Canopy Reflectance Model. Hydrological Processes 12(10/11): 1723-1744.