Published Research

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

2004

Draper, D.W., and D.G. Long. 2004. Evaluating the Effect of Rain on SeaWinds Scatterometer Measurements. Journal of Geophysical Research 109. Art. #C02005. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1029/2002JC001741.

2003

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 5151. WA: SPIE.. (PDF File, 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

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 File, 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

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. he Onset of Arctic Sea-Ice Snowmelt as Detected with Passive- and Active-Microwave Remote Sensing. Annals of Glaciology 33: 85-93.

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.

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. (PDF File, 3.9 MB)

2000

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.

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.

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

Wismann, V. 2000. 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. 2000. Determining Land-Surface Parameters from the ERS Wind Scatterometer. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing  38(1): 126-140.

Woodhouse, I.H., and D.H. Hoekman.  2000. 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.

1999

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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).

1996

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

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.

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.

Long, D.G., and M.R. Drinkwater. 1995. Greenland Ice Sheet Surface Properties Observed by the Seasat-A Scatterometer at Enhanced Resolution. Journal of Glaciology 40(135): 213-230.

1994

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.

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.

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

1993

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

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

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.