Published Research

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McCabe, M. F., et al. 2008. Hydrological Consistency Using Multi-Sensor Remote Sensing Data for Water and Energy Cycle Studies. Remote Sensing of Environment 112(2): 430-444.

Naoki, K., J. Ukita, F. Nishio, M. Nakayama, J. C. Comiso, and A. Gasiewski. 2008. Thin Sea Ice Thickness as Inferred from Passive Microwave and In Situ Observations. Journal of Geophysical Research 113(C02S16). doi:

O'Carroll, A. G., J. R. Eyre, and R. W. Saunders. 2008. Three-Way Error Analysis Between AATSR, AMSR-E, and In Situ Sea Surface Temperature Observations. Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology 25(7): 1197-1207.

Parkinson, C. L., and J. C. Comiso. 2008.  Antarctic Sea Ice Parameters from AMSR-E Data Using Two Techniques and Comparisons with Sea Ice from SSM/I. Journal of Geophysical Research 113(C02S06). doi:

Pulvirenti, L., N. Pierdicca, and F. S. Marzano. 2008. Topographic Effects on the Surface Emissivity of a Mountainous Area Observed by a Spaceborne Microwave Radiometer. Sensors 8(3): 1459-1474.

Sahoo, A. K., et al. 2008. Evaluation of AMSR-E Soil Moisture Results Using the In-Situ Data over the Little River Experimental Watershed, Georgia. Remote Sensing of Environment 112(6): 3142-3152.

Tekeli, A. E. 2008. Early Findings in Comparison of AMSR-E/Aqua L3 Global Snow Water Equivalent EASE-Grids Data with In Situ Observations for Eastern Turkey. Hydrological Processes 22(15): 2737-2747.

Worby, A. P., T. Markus, A. D. Steer, V. I. Lytle, and R. A. Massom 2008. Evaluation of AMSR-E Snow Depth Product over East Antarctic Sea Ice Using In Situ Measurements and Aerial Photography. Journal of Geophysical Research 113(C05S94). doi:


Aonashi, K., et al. 2007. Physical Validation of Microwave Properties of Winter Precipitation over the Sea of Japan. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing 45(7): 2247-2258.

Lobl, E. S., et al. 2007. Wakasa Bay - An AMSR Precipitation Validation Campaign. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society 88(4): 551. doi:

Ryu, D., T. J. Jackson, R. Bindlish, and D. M. Le Vine. 2007. L-Band Microwave Observations over Land Surface Using a Two-Dimensional Synthetic Aperture Radiometer. Geophysical Research Letters 34(L14401). doi:

Tsutsui, H., T. Koike, and T. Graf. 2007. Validation of Advanced Microwave Scanning Radiometer Soil Moisture Products. Journal of the Meteorological Society of Japan 85A: 417-438.


Bindlish, R., T. J. Jackson, A. J. Gasiewski, M. Klein, and E. G. Njoku. 2006. Soil Moisture Mapping and AMSR-E Validation Using the PSR in SMEX02. Remote Sensing of Environment 103(2): 127-139.

Bosch, D. D., V. Lakshmi, T. J. Jackson, M. Choi, and J. M. Jacobs. 2006. Large Scale Measurements of Soil Moisture for Validation of Remotely Sensed Data: Georgia Soil Moisture Experiment of 2003. Journal of Hydrology 323(1-4): 120-137.

Cavalieri, D. J., et al. 2006.  Assessment of EOS Aqua AMSR-E Arctic Sea Ice Concentrations Using Landsat-7 and Airborne Microwave Imagery. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing 44(11): 3057-3069.

Cavalieri, D. J., T. Markus, J. A. Mastanik, M. Sturm, and E. Lobl. 2006. March 2003 EOS Aqua AMSR-E Arctic Sea Ice Field Campaign. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing 44(11): 3003-3008.

Cavalieri, D. J., T. Markus, R. K. Raney, and A. J. Gasiewski. 2006. Foreword to the March 2003 EOS Aqua AMSR-E Arctic Sea Ice Field Campaign Special Issue. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing 44(11): 2999-3001.

Cosh, M. H., T. J. Jackson, P. Starks, and G. Heathman. 2006. Temporal Stability of Surface Soil Moisture in the Little Washita River Watershed and its Applications in Satellite Soil Moisture Product Validation. Journal of Hydrology 323(1-4): 168-177.

Dong, S. F., S. T. Gille, J. Sprintall, and C. Gentemann. 2006. Validation of the Advanced Microwave Scanning Radiometer for the Earth Observing System (AMSR-E) Sea Surface Temperature in the Southern Ocean. Journal of Geophysical Research 111(C04002). doi:

Heinrichs, J. F., D. J. Cavalieri, and T. Markus. 2006. Assessment of the AMSR-E Sea Ice Concentration Product at the Ice Edge Using RADARSAT-1 and MODIS Imagery. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing 44(11): 3070-3080.

Herzfeld, U. C., J. A. Maslanik, and M. Sturm. 2006. Geostatistical Characterization of Snow-Depth Structures on Sea Ice near Point Barrow, Alaska - A Contribution to the AMSR-Ice03 Field Validation Campaign. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing 44(11): 3038-3056.

Markus, T., et al. 2006. Microwave Signatures of Snow on Sea Ice: Observations. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing 44(11): 3081-3090.

Notarnicola, C., M. Angiulli, and F. Posa. 2006. Use of Radar and Optical Remotely Sensed Data for Soil Moisture Retrieval over Vegetated Areas. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing 44(4): 925-935.

Shi, J. C., et al. 2006. Physically Based Estimation of Bare-Surface Soil Moisture with the Passive Radiometers. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing 44(11): 3145-3153.

Sturm, M., et al. 2006. Snow Depth and Ice Thickness Measurements from the Beaufort and Chukchi Seas Collected During the AMSR-Ice03 Campaign. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing 44(11): 3009-3020.

Tanelli, S., S. L. Durden, and E. Im. 2006. Simultaneous Measurements of Ku- and Ka-Band Sea Surface Cross Sections by an Airborne Radar. IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters 3(3): 359-363.

Tedesco, M., et al. 2006. Comparison of Local Scale Measured and Modelled Brightness Temperatures and Snow Parameters from the CLPX 2003 by Means of a Dense Medium Radiative Transfer Theory Model. Hydrological Processes 20(4): 657-672.


Griffith, B. D. 2005. Multifrequency Retrieval of Cloud Ice Particle Size Distributions. PhD dissertation. Colorado State University, Fort Collins.

Jackson, T. J., et al. 2005. Polarimetric Scanning Radiometer C- and X-Band Microwave Observations During SMEX03. IEEE Transactions On Geoscience And Remote Sensing 43(11): 2418-2430.

McCabe, M. F., E. F. Wood, and H. Gao. 2005. Initial Soil Moisture Retrievals from AMSR-E: Multiscale Comparison Using In Situ Data and Rainfall Patterns over Iowa. Geophysical Research Letters 32(L06403). doi:

Tedesco, M., E. J. Kim, A. Gasiewski, M. Klein, and B. Stankov. 2005. Analysis of Multiscale Radiometric Data Collected During the Cold Land Processes Experiment-1 (CLPX-1). Geophysical Research Letters 32(L18501). doi:

Wen, J., T. J. Jackson, R. Bindlish, A. Y. Hsu, and Z. B. Su. 2005. Retrieval of Soil Moisture and Vegetation Water Content Using SSM/I Data Over a Corn and Soybean Region. Journal of Hydrometeorology 6(6): 854-863.


Cosh, M. H., T. J. Jackson, R. Bindlish, and J. H. Prueger. 2004. Watershed Scale Temporal and Spatial Stability of Soil Moisture and Its Role in Validating Satellite Estimates. Remote Sensing of Environment 92(4): 427-435.


De Jeu, R. A. M., and M. Owe. 2003. Further Validation of a New Methodology for Surface Moisture and Vegetation Optical Depth Retrieval. International Journal of Remote Sensing 24(22): 4559-4578.

Shibata, A., K. Imaoka, and T. Koike. 2003. AMSR/AMSR-E Level 2 and 3 Algorithm Developments and Data Validation Plans of NASDA. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing 41(2): 195-203.

Wojcik, R., et al. 2003. Multimodel Estimation of Snow Microwave Emission During CLPX 2003 Using Operational Parameterization of Microphysical Snow Characteristics. Journal of Hydrometeorology 9(6): 1491-1505.


Jackson, T. J., et al. 2002. Soil Moisture Retrieval Using the C-Band Polarimetric Scanning Radiometer During the Southern Great Plains 1999 Experiment. IEEE Transactions On Geoscience And Remote Sensing 40(10): 2151-2161.


Crow, W. T., M. Drusch, and E.F. Wood. 2001. An Observation System Simulation Experiment for the Impact of Land Surface Heterogeneity on AMSR-E Soil Moisture Retrieval. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing 39(8): 1622-1631.