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Scatterometry Data

Scatterometer Imagery Supporting Climate Studies

Published Research

This Web page provides a bibliography of published research using scatterometer data. Contact NSIDC User Services if you have a reference you would like to share on this Web page. Use the links below to go directly to either the selected Scatterometer Climate Record Pathfinder (SCP) Team publications or other scatteometer publications. This list is sorted in reverse chronological order with entries listed in alphabetic order within each year period.


Selected SCP Team Publications
Other Scatterometer Publications


Selected SCP Team Publications
 

2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1998 1997 1996 1995 1994


2004  [top]

Draper, D.W., and D.G. Long. 2004. Evaluating the Effect of Rain on SeaWinds Scatterometer Measurements. Journal of Geophysical Research 109, No. C02005, doi:10.1029/2002JC001741.



2003  [top]

Ashcraft, I.S., and D.G. Long. 2003. The Spatial Response Function of SeaWinds Backscatter Measurements. In Proceedings SPIE Vol. 5151, Earth Observing Systems VIII , W.L. Barnes, ed. Bellingham, WA: SPIE. (PDF, 1.1 MB)


Draper, D.W., and D.G. Long. 2003. An Advanced Ambiguity Selection Algorithm for SeaWinds. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing 41(3): 538-547.


Long, D.G. 2003. Reconstruction and Resolution Enhancement Techniques for Microwave Sensors. In Frontiers of Remote Sensing Information Processing , C.H. Chen, ed. Singapore: World Scientific Publishing Co.


Long, D.G., and J.B. Luke. 2003. High Resolution Wind Retrieval for SeaWinds. In Proceedings SPIE Vol. 5155, Ocean Remote Sensing and Imaging II , R.J. Frouin, ed. Bellingham, WA: SPIE.


Remund, Q.P., and D.G. Long. 2003. Large-Scale Inverse Ku-band Backscatter Modeling of Sea Ice. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing 41(8): 1821-1832.


Spencer, M.W., W-Y Tsai, and D.G. Long. 2003. High Resolution Measurements with a Spaceborne Pencil-Beam Scatterometer Using Combined Range/Doppler Discrimination Techniques. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing 41(3): 567-581.


Yoho, P.K., and D.G. Long. 2003. An Improved Simulation Model for Spaceborne Scatterometer Measurements. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing 41 (11): 2692-2695.


2002  [top]


Draper, D.W., and D.G. Long. 2002. An Assessment of SeaWinds on QuikSCAT Wind Retrieval. Journal of Geophysical Research 107(C12): 3212-3226.


Long D.G., J. Ballantyne, and C. Bertoia. 2002. Is the Number of Antarctic Icebergs Really Increasing? EOS, Transactions of the American Geophysical Union 83(42): 469, 474. (PDF, 620 KB)


Zhao, Y., A.K. Liu, and D.G. Long. 2002. Validation of Sea Ice Motion from QuikSCAT with Those from SSM/I and Buoy. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing 40(6): 1241-1246.




2001  [top]


Drinkwater, M.R., D.G. Long, and A.W. Bingham. 2001. Greenland Snow Accumulation Estimates from Scatterometer Data. Journal of Geophysical Research, PARCA Special Issue 106(D24): 33935-33950.


Forster, R.R., D.G. Long, K.C. Jezek, S.D. Drobot, and M.R. Anderson. 2001. The Onset of Arctic Sea-Ice Snowmelt as Detected with Passive- and Active-Microwave Remote Sensing. Annals of Glaciology 33: 85-93.


Long, D.G., M.R. Drinkwater, B. Holt, S. Saatchi, and C. Bertoia. 2001. Global Ice and Land Climate Studies Using Scatterometer Image Data. EOS, Transaction of the American Geophysical Union 82(43): 503. Also available online at http://www.agu.org/eos_elec/010126e.html. Paper and electronic versions are available in a PDF file (3.9 MB).



2000  [top]


Long, D.G., and M.R. Drinkwater. 2000. Azimuth Fariation in Microwave Scatterometer and Radiometer Data over Antarctica. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing 38(4): 1857-1870.


Remund, Q.P., D.G. Long, and M.R. Drinkwater. 2000. An Iterative Approach to Multisensor Sea Ice Classification. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing 38(4): 1843-1856.


Long, D.G., and M.R. Drinkwater. 1999. Cryosphere Applications of NSCAT Data. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing 37(3): 1671-1684.


Remund, Q.P., and D.G. Long. 1999. Sea Ice Extent Mapping Using Ku-band Scatterometer Data. Journal of Geophysical Research 104(C5): 11515-11527.


Tsai, W-Y, J.E. Graf, C. Winn, J.N. Huddleston, S. Dunbar, M.H. Freilich, F.J. Wentz, D.G. Long, and W.L. Jones. 1999. Post-Launch Sensor Verification and Calibration of the NASA Scatterometer. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing 37(3): 1517-1542.


Zec, J., W.L. Jones, and D.G. Long. 1999. NSCAT Normalized Radar Backscattering Coefficient Biases Using Homogenous Land Targets. Journal of Geophysical Research 184(C5): 11557-11568.


1998  [top]


Drinkwater, M.R. 1998. Satellite Microwave Radar Observations of Antarctic Sea Ice. In Recent Advances in the Analysis of SAR for Studies in the Polar Oceans , C. Tsatsoulis and R. Kwok, eds. Springer-Verlager.


Winebrenner, D.P., D.G. Long, and B. Holt. 1998. Automatable Observation of Seasonal Transitions on Arctic Sea Ice Using Synthetic Aperture Radar. In Recent Advances in the Analysis of SAR for Studies in the Polar Oceans , C. Tsatsoulis and R. Kwok, eds. Springer-Verlager.


1997  [top]


Drinkwater, M.R., and V.I. Lytle. 1997. ERS-1 SAR and Field-Observed Characteristics of Austral Fall Freeze-up in the Weddell Sea, Antarctica. Journal of Geophysical Research 102(C6): 12593-12608.


Early, D.S., and D.G. Long. 1997. Azimuth Modulation of C-band Scatterometer Sigma-0 over Southern Ocean Sea Ice. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing 35(5): 1201-1209.


Massom, R., M.R. Drinkwater, and C. Haas. 1997. Winter Snowcover on Sea Ice in the Weddell Sea. Journal of Geophysical Research 102(C1): 1101-1117.



1996  [top]


Long, D.G., and D.L. Daum. 1996. Spatial Resolution Enhancement of SSM/I data. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing 35(2): 407-417.



1995  [top]


Hardin, P.J., and D.G. Long. 1995. Integrating Reconstructed Scatterometer and Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer Data for Tropical Forest Inventory. Optical Engineering 34(11): 3146-3153.


Long, D.G., and G.B. Skouson. 1995. Calibration of Spaceborne Scatterometers Using Tropical Rainforests. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing 34(2): 413-424.



1994  [top]


Drinkwater, M.R., D.G. Long, and D.S. Early. 1994. Enhanced Resolution ERS-1 Scatterometer Imaging of Southern Ocean Sea Ice. ESA Journal 17(4): 307-322. Also published in Earth Observation Quarterly 43: 4-6.


Long, D.G., and M.R. Drinkwater. 1994. Greenland Observed at High Resolution by the Seasat-A Scatterometer. Journal of Glaciology 32(2): 213-230.


Long, D.G., and P. Hardin. 1994. Vegetation Studies of the Amazon Basin Using Enhanced Resolution Seasat Scatterometer Data. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing 32(2): 449-460.



Other Scatterometer Publications
 

2001 2000 1999 1998 1997 1995 1994 1993 1992 1989


2001  [top]


Kimball, J.S., K.C. McDonald, A.C. Keyser, S. Frolking, and S.W. Running. 2001. Application of the NASA Scatterometer (NSCAT) for Determining the Daily Frozen and Nonfrozen Landscape of Alaska. Remote Sensing of the Environment 75(1): 113-126.



2000  [top]


Abdel-Messeh, M., and S. Quegan. 2000. Variability in ERS Scatterometer Measurements over Land. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing 38(4): 1767-1776.


Bingham, A.W., and M.R. Drinkwater. 2000. Recent Change in the Properties of the Antarctic Ice Sheet. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing 38(4): 1810-1820.


Drinkwater, M.R., and C.C. Lin. 2000. Introduction to the Special Section on Emerging Scatterometer Applications. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing 38(4): 1763-1764.


Drinkwater, M.R., and X. Liu. 2000. Seasonal to Interannual Variability in Antarctic Sea-Ice Surface Melt. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing 38(4): 1827-1842.


Frison, P.-L., E. Mougin, L. Jarlan, M.A. Karam, and P. Hiernaux. 2000. Comparison of ERS Wind-Scatterometer and SSM/I Data for Sahelian Vegetation Monitoring. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing 38(4): 1794-1803.


Spencer, M.W., C. Wu, and D.G. Long. 2000. Improved Resolution Backscatter Measurements with the SeaWinds Pencil-Beam Scatterometer. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing 38(1): 89-104.


Wagner, W., and K. Scipal. 2000. Variability in ERS Scatterometer Measurements over Land. 2000. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing 38(4): 1777-1782.


Wagner, W., and K. Scipal. 2000. Large-Scale Soil Moisture Mapping in Western Africa Using the ERS Scatterometer. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing 38(4): 1777-1783.


Wismann, V. 2000A. Monitoring of Seasonal Snowmelt in Greenland with ERS Scatterometer Data. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing 38(4): 1821-1826.


Woodhouse, I.H., and D.H. Hoekman. 2000A. A Model-Based Determination of Soil Moisture Trends in Spain with the ERS Scatterometer. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing 38(4): 1783-1793.


Wismann, V. 2000B. Monitoring of Seasonal Thawing in Siberia with ERS Scatterometer Data. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing 38(4): 1804-1809.


Woodhouse, I.H., and D.H. Hoekman. 2000B. Determining Land-Surface Parameters from the ERS Wind Scatterometer. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing 38(1): 126-140.



1999  [top]


Ezraty, R., and A. Cavanié. 1999. Construction and Evaluation of 12.5 km Grid NSCAT Backscatter Maps over Arctic Sea Ice. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing 37(3): 1685-1697.


Frolking, S., K.C. McDonald, J.S. Kimball, J.B. Way, R. Zimmermann, and S.W. Running. 1999. Using the Space-Borne NASA Scatterometer to Determine the Frozen and Thawed Seasons. Journal of Geophysical Research 104(D22): 27895-27907.


Grandell, J., J.A. Johannessen, and M.T. Hallikainen. 1999. Development of a Synergistic Sea Ice Retrieval Method for the ERS-1 AMI Wind Scatterometer and SSM/I Radiometer. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing 37(2): 668-679.


Kwok R., G.F. Cunningham, and S. Yueh. 1999. Area Balance of the Arctic Ocean Perennial Ice Zone: October 1996 to April 1997. Journal of Geophysical Research 104(C11): 25747-25759.


Liu, A., Y. Zhao, and S.Y. Wu. 1999. Arctic Sea Ice Drift from Wavelet Analysis of NSCAT and SSM/I Data. Journal of Geophysical Research 104(C5): 11529-11538.


Swift, C.T. 1999. Seasat Scatterometer Observations of Sea Ice. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing 37(2): 716-723.


Wagner, W., G. Lemoine, and H. Rott. 1999. A Method for Estimating Soil Moisture from ERS Scatterometer and Soil Data. Remote Sensing of the Environment 70(2): 191-207.


Wagner, W., G. Lemoine, M. Borgeaud, and H. Rott. 1999. A Study of Vegetation Cover Effects on ERS Scatterometer Data. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing 37(2): 938-948.



1998  [top]


Bertoia, C., J. Falkingham, and F. Fetterer. 1998. Polar SAR Data for Operational Sea Ice Mapping. In Recent Advances in the Analysis of SAR Data of the Polar Oceans , R. Kwok and C. Tsatsoulis, eds. Springer Verlag.


Drinkwater, M.R. 1998. Active Microwave Remote Sensing Observations of Weddell Sea Ice. In Antarctic Sea Ice: Physical Processes, Interactions, and Variability , M.O. Jeffries, ed. Antarctic Research Series 74: 187-212.


Gohin, F., A. Cavanié, and R. Ezraty. 1998. Evolution of the Passive and Active Microwave Signatures of a Large Sea Ice Feature During Its 2 1/2-year Drift Through the Arctic Ocean. Journal of Geophysical Research 103(C4): 8177-8189.


Winebrenner, D.P., D.G. Long, and B. Holt. 1998. Mapping the Progression of Melt Onset and Freeze-up Using SAR and Scatterometery. In Recent Advances in the Analysis of SAR Data of the Polar Oceans, R. Kwok and C. Tsatsoulis, eds. Springer-Verlag.


Yueh, S.H., and R. Kwok. 1998. Arctic Sea Ice Extent and Melt Onset from NSCAT Observations. Geophysical Research Letters 25(23): 4369-4372.



1997  [top]


Drinkwater, M.R. 1997. ERS-1 Radar and Field-Observed Characteristics of Autumn Freeze-up in the Weddell Sea. Journal of Geophysical Research 102(C6): 12593-12608.


Schmullius, C.C. 1997. Monitoring Siberian Forests and Agriculture with the ERS-1 Wind Scatterometer, Scatterometer. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing 35(5).



1995  [top]


Gohin, F., and A. Cavanié. 1995. A First Try at Identification of Sea Ice Using the Three Beam Scatterometer of ERS-1. International Journal of Remote Sensing 16: 2031-2054.


Long, D.G., and M.R. Drinkwater. 1994. Greenland Ice Sheet Surface Properties Observed by the Seasat-A Scatterometer at Enhanced Resolution. Journal of Glaciology 40(135): 213-230.



1994  [top]


Offiler, D. 1994. The Calibration of ERS-1 Satellite Scatterometer Winds. Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology 11(4): 1002-1017.



1993  [top]


Long, D.G., P.J. Hardin, and P.T. Whiting. 1993. Resolution Enhancement of Spaceborne Scatterometer Data. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing 32(3): 700-715.



1992  [top]


Remy, F., M. Ledroit, and J.F. Minster. 1992. Katabatic Wind Intensity and Direction Over Antarctica Derived from Scatterometer Data. Geophysical Research Letters 19: 1021-1024.



1989  [top]

Kennett, R.G., and F.K. Li. 1989. Seasat Over-Land Scatterometer Data, Part I: Global Overview of the Ku-band Backscatter Coefficients. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing 27(5): 592-605.


Kennett, R.G., and F.K. Li. 1989. Seasat Over-Land Scatterometer Data, Part II: Selection of Extended Area Land-Target Sites for the Calibration of Spaceborne Scatterometers. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing 27(5): 779-788.