Published Research

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


Hall, D. K. 2002. Assessment of the relative accuracy of hemispheric-scale snow-cover maps. Annals of Glaciology 34: 24-30.

Hall, D. K., Rune Solberg, and George A. Riggs. 2002. Validation of satellite snow-cover maps in North America and Norway. Eastern Snow Conference 59: 55-63.

Hall, Dorothy K., et al. 2002. MODIS snow-cover products. Remote Sensing of Environment 83(1-2): 181-194.

Jin, Yufang , et al. 2002. How does snow impact the albedo of vegetated land surfaces as analysed with MODIS data?. Geophysical Research Letters 29(10). doi:

Justice, C. O. 2002. An Overview of MODIS Land data processing and product status. Remote Sensing of Environment 83(1): 3-15.

Klein, Andrew G. and Julienne Stroeve. 2002. Development and validation of a snow albedo algorithm for the MODIS instrument. Annals of Glaciology 34: 45-52.

Scharfen, G. and S. Khalsa. 2002. Assessing the utility of Modis for monitoring snow and sea ice extent. Observing our cryosphere from space : techniques and methods for monitoring for snow and ice with regard to climate change : 122-127.

Showstack, Randy 2002. Antarctic "Larsen B" Ice Shelf Shatters. EOS 83(14): 158.

Trepte, Qing, Patrick Minnis, and Robert F. Arduini. 2002. Daytime and Nighttime Polar Cloud and Snow Identification Using MODIS Data. Proceedings of SPIE 3rd International Asia-Pacific Environmental Remote Sensing Symposium 2002.


Hall, D. K. 2001. Mapping global snow cover using moderate resolution imaging spectroradiometer (MODIS) data.. Glaciological Data: 33-36.

Hall, D. K. 2001. Earth Observing System (EOS) Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) global snow-cover maps.. IAHS Proceedings and Reports 267: 55-60.

Hall, D. K. 2001. Early results from the moderate resolution imaging spectroradiometer (MODIS) global snow and ice cover products.. IGARSS 2000; IEEE 2000 international geoscience and remote sensing symposium; 4: 1763-1765.

Hall, D. K. 2001. Snow-Cover Variability in North America in the 2000-2001 Winter as Determined from MODIS Snow Products. IN: IGARSS '01 3: 1206-1208.

Hall, Dorothy K., James L. Foster, and Vincent V. Salomonson. 2001. Development of a technique to assess snow-cover mapping errors from space. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing 39(2): 432-438.

Jianhe Qu. 2001. New application of Earth science remote sensing data at NASA/GESDISC: Remote Sensing Information Partner (RSIP) with Rutgers University. IN: Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium, 2001. IGARSS '01. IEEE 2001 International 5: 2289-2291. Art. #PA1004.

Justice, Chris. 2001. The Availability and Status of MODIS Land Data Products. The Earth Observer 12(6): 10-17.

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.