Published Research

The following references cite studies that used SMMR, SSM/I, or SSMIS data from NSIDC. Please contact User Services if you have a reference you would like to share on this page.

2009

White, Michael A., et al. 2009. Intercomparison, Interpretation, and Assessment of Spring Phenology in North America Estimated from Remote Sensing for 1982-2006. Global Change Biology 15(10): 2335-2359.

Willmes, S., C. Haas, M. Nicolaus, and J. Bareiss. 2009. Satellite Microwave Observations of the Interannual Variability of Snowmelt on Sea Ice in the Southern Ocean. Journal of Geophysical Research 114(C03006). doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1029/2008JC004919.

Wu, B., K. Yang, and R. Zhang. 2009. Eurasian Snow Cover Variability and its Association with Summer Rainfall in China. Advances in Atmospheric Sciences 26(1): 31-44.

Yang, Daqing, et al.  2009. Yukon River Streamflow Response to Seasonal Snow Cover Changes. EASE-Grid Hydrological Processes Journal 23: 109-121.

Yeager, S.G. and M. Jochum. 2009. The Connection between Labrador Sea Buoyancy Loss, Deep Western Boundary Current Strength, and Gulf Stream Path in an Ocean Circulation Model. Ocean Modelling 30(2-3): 207-224.

Zhou, Y., et al.  2009. An Improved Tropospheric NO2 Retrieval for OMI Observations in the Vicinity of Mountainous Terrain. Atmospheric Measurement Techniques Journal 2: 401-416.

2008

Brodzik, M. J. and R. L. Armstrong. 2008. Near–Real–Time DMSP SSM/I Pathfinder Daily EASE–Grid Brightness Temperatures. . Boulder, Colorado USA: National Snow and Ice Data Center.

Comiso, J.C., and F. Nishio, 2008. Trends in the Sea Ice Cover Using Enhanced and Compatible AMSR-E, SSM/I, and SMMR Data. Journal of Geophysical Research 113(2). Art. #C02S07. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1029/2007JC004257.

Comiso, J.C., and F. Nishio, 2008. Trends in the Sea Ice Cover Using Enhanced and Compatible AMSR-E, SSM/I, and SMMR Data. Journal of Geophysical Research 113(2). Art. #C02S07. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1029/2007JC004257.

Njoku, Eni. 2008. AMSR–E/Aqua Daily L3 Surface Soil Moisture, Interpretive Parameters, & QC EASE-Grids V002. . Boulder, Colorado USA: National Snow and Ice Data Center.

Sahoo, Alok et al. 2008. Evaluation of AMSR-E Soil Moisture Results Using In-Situ Data over the Little River Experimental Watershed Georgia. Remote Sensing of Environment Journal 112(6). doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.rse.2008.03.007.

Shalina, Elena V. and Ola M. Johannessen. 2008. Multi Year Sea Ice Concentration Mapping Using Passive and Active Microwave Satellite Data. Microwave Radiometry and Remote Sensing of the Environment, 2008. MICRORAD Book . doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/MICRAD.2008.4579513.

2007

Arctic and Antarctic Research Institute. 2007. Sea ice charts of the Russian Arctic in gridded format, 1933-2006. Edited and compiled by V. Smolyanitsky, V. Borodachev, A. Mahoney, F. Fetterer, and R. Barry.. Boulder, Colorado USA: National Snow and Ice Data Center; Arctic and Antarctic Research Institute.

Brodzik, M. J., R. L. Armstrong, and M. Savoie. 2007. Global EASE–Grid 8–day Blended SSM/I and MODIS Snow Cover. . Boulder, Colorado USA: National Snow and Ice Data Center.

Fowler, C. 2007. Polar Pathfinder Daily 25 km EASE–Grid Sea Ice Motion Vectors. . Boulder, Colorado USA: National Snow and Ice Data Center.

Fowler, Chuck, James Maslanik, Terry Haran, Ted Scambos, Jeffrey Key, and William Emery. 2007. AVHRR Polar Pathfinder Twice–Daily 5 km EASE–Grid Composites V003. . Boulder, Colorado USA: National Snow and Ice Data Center.

Hall, Dorothy K., George A. Riggs, and Vincent V. Salomonson. 2007. MODIS/Aqua Sea Ice Extent Daily L3 Global 1km EASE-Grid Night V005. . Boulder, Colorado USA: National Snow and Ice Data Center.

2006

Knowles, K. W., M. H. Savoie, R. L. Armstrong, and M. J. Brodzik. 2006. AMSR–E/Aqua daily EASE–Grid Brightness Temperatures. . Boulder, Colorado USA: National Snow and Ice Data Center.

2005

Armstrong, R. L., and M. J. Brodzik. 2005. Northern Hemisphere EASE–Grid Weekly Snow Cover and Sea Ice Extent Version 3. . Boulder, Colorado USA: National Snow and Ice Data Center.

Armstrong, R. L., M. J. Brodzik, K. Knowles, and M. Savoie. 2005. Global Monthly EASE–Grid Snow Water Equivalent Climatology. . Boulder, Colorado USA: National Snow and Ice Data Center.

Kelly, Richard E. J. and J. L. Foster. 2005. The AMSR–E Snow Water Equivalent Product: Status and Future Development. . Poster presented at the American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, California USA. 5-9 December 2005.

Kelly, Richard E. J., J. L. Foster and Dorothy K. Hall. 2005. The AMSR–E Snow Water Equivalent Product: Algorithm Development and Progress in Product Validation. . Poster presented at the Proceedings of the 28th General Assembly of the Union of International Radio Science, New Delhi, India, 23-29 October 2005.

National Snow and Ice Data Center. 2005. EASE–Grid Version of BU–MODIS Land Cover Characterization. . Boulder, Colorado USA: National Snow and Ice Data Center.

Zhang, T., and R. Armstrong. 2005. Arctic Soil Freeze/Thaw Status from SMMR and SSM/I, Version 2. . Boulder, Colorado USA: National Snow and Ice Data Center.

2004

Kelly, R. E. J., Alfred T. C. Chang, James L. Foster, and Marco Tedesco. 2004. AMSR–E/Aqua 5–day 3 Global Snow Water Equivalent EASE–Grids V002. . Boulder, Colorado USA: National Snow and Ice Data Center.

Kelly, Richard E. J., Alfred T. C. Chang, James L. Foster, and Marco Tedesco. 2004. AMSR–E/Aqua Daily L3 Global Snow Water Equivalent EASE–Grids V002. . Boulder, Colorado USA: National Snow and Ice Data Center.

Knowles, K. 2004. EASE–Grid Land Cover Data Resampled from Boston University Version of Global 1 km Land Cover from MODIS 2001, Version 4. . Boulder, Colorado USA: National Snow and Ice Data Center.

McDonald, Kyle C., John S. Kimball, Eni Njoku, Reiner Zimmermann, and Maosheng Zhao. 2004. Variability in Springtime Thaw in the Terrestrial High Latitudes: Monitoring a Major Control on the Biospheric Assimilation of Atmospheric CO2 with Spaceborne Microwave Remote Sensing. Earth Interactions 8(20): p 1-23.

2003

Hall, Dorothy K., George A. Riggs, and Vincent V. Salomonson. 2003. MODIS/Aqua Sea Ice Extent and IST Daily L3 Global 4km EASE-Grid Day V004. . Boulder, Colorado USA: National Snow and Ice Data Center.

Hall, Dorothy K., George A. Riggs, and Vincent V. Salomonson. 2003. MODIS/Terra Sea Ice Extent and IST Daily L3 Global 4km EASE-Grid Day V004. . Boulder, Colorado USA: National Snow and Ice Data Center.

2002

Armstrong , R. L., and M. J. Brodzik. 2002. Northern Hemisphere EASE-Grid weekly snow cover and sea ice extent, Version 2. . Boulder, Colorado USA: National Snow and Ice Data Center.

Armstrong, R. L. and M. J. Brodzik. 2002. Hemispheric-scale comparison and evaluation of passive-microwave snow algorithms. Annals of Glaciology 34: 38-44.

Fowler, C., J. Maslanik, T. Haran, T. Scambos, J. Key, and W. Emery. 2002. AVHRR Polar Pathfinder twice-daily 25 km EASE-Grid composites. . Boulder, Colorado USA: National Snow and Ice Data Center.

Knowles, Kenneth W., Ein G. Njoku, Richard L. Armstrong, and Mary Jo Brodzik. 2002. Nimbus-7 SMMR Pathfinder Daily EASE-Grid Brightness Temperatures. . Boulder, Colorado USA: National Snow and Ice Data Center.

Scambos, T., T. Haran, C. Fowler, J. Maslanik, J. Key, and W. Emery. 2002. AVHRR Polar Pathfinder twice-daily 1.25 km EASE-Grid composites. . Boulder, Colorado USA: National Snow and Ice Data Center.

Stroeve, Julienne C. 2002. Assessment of Greenland Albedo Variability from the AVHRR Polar Pathfinder Data Set. Journal of Geophysical Research 106(D24): 33,989-34,005.

2001

Armstrong, R. L., and M. J. Brodzik. 2001. Recent Northern Hemisphere Snow Extent: A Comparison of Data Derived from Visible and Microwave Satellite Sensors. Geophysical Research Letters 28 (19): 3673-6.

Armstrong, R. L., and M. M. Brodzik. 2001. Validation of Passive Microwave Snow Algorithms. Remote Sensing and Hydrology 2000 267: 87-92.

Drobot, S. and M. Anderson. 2001. Snow Melt Onset Over Arctic Sea Ice from SMMR and SSM/I Brightness Temperatures. Boulder, CO USA: National Snow and Ice Data Center. Digital media.

Drobot, S. and M. Anderson. 2001. Comparison of Interannual Snowmelt Onset Dates with Atmospheric Conditions. Annals of Glaciology 33: 79-84.

Hall, Dorothy K., George A. Riggs, and Vincent V. Salomonson. 2001. MODIS/Aqua Sea Ice Extent Daily L3 Global 1km EASE-Grid Day V004. . Boulder, Colorado USA: National Snow and Ice Data Center.

Hall, Dorothy K., George A. Riggs, and Vincent V. Salomonson. 2001. MODIS/Terra Sea Ice Extent Daily L3 Global 1km EASE-Grid Day V004, December 2003 to March 2004. . Boulder, Colorado USA: National Snow and Ice Data Center.

2000

Schweiger, A. J., R. W. Lindsay, J. A. Francis, J. R. Key, J. Intrieri, M. Shupe. 2000. Validation of TOVS Path-P data during SHEBA. Submitted to Journal of Geophysical Research, May 2000.

1999

Armstrong, R. L., and M. J. Brodzik. 1999. A Twenty Year Record of Global Snow Cover Fluctuations Derived From Passive Microwave Remote Sensing Data. American Meteorological Society: 5th Conference on Polar Meteorology.

Cavalieri, D., P. Gloerson, and J. Zwally. 1999. Near-Real-Time DMSP SSM/I Daily Polar Gridded Brightness Temperatures. Edited by J. Maslanik and J. Stroeve. Boulder, Colorado USA: National Snow and Ice Data Center. Digital media.

Comiso, J.  1999. Bootstrap Sea Ice Concentrations from NIMBUS-7 SMMR and DMSP SSM/I. Boulder, CO USA: National Snow and Ice Data Center. Digital media.

Francis, J. A., and A. J. Schweiger. 1999. The NASA/NOAA TOVS Polar Pathfinder: 18 years of arctic Data. Proceedings of the 5th Conference on Polar Meteorology and Oceanography, Dallas, Texas USA. Jan 10-15, 1999.

Francis, J., and A. Schweiger. 1999. TOVS Pathfinder Path–P Daily and Monthly Polar Gridded Atmospheric Parameters. . Boulder, Colorado USA: National Snow and Ice Data Center.

Maslanik, J., and J. Stroeve.  1999. Near-Real-Time DMSP SSM/I Daily Polar Gridded Sea Ice Concentrations. Boulder, CO USA: National Snow and Ice Data Center. Digital media.

National Snow and Ice Data Center 1999. Polar Pathfinder sampler: AVHRR, SMMR-SSM/I, and TOVS samples and combined time series. . Boulder, Colorado USA: National Snow and Ice Data Center.

Parkinson, C., J. Comiso, and H.J. Zwally. 1999. Nimbus-5 ESMR Daily Polar Gridded Brightness Temperatures. Boulder, CO USA: National Snow and Ice Data Center. Digital media.

Parkinson, C.L., J.C. Comiso, and H.J. Zwally.  1999. Nimbus-5 ESMR Polar Gridded Sea Ice Concentrations. Boulder, CO USA: National Snow and Ice Data Center. Digital media Edited by W. Meier and J. Stroeve.

Stroeve, J., and W. Meier. 1999. Sea Ice Trends and Climatologies from SMMR and SSM/I. Boulder, CO USA: National Snow and Ice Data Center. Digital media.

1998

Brodzik, M. J. 1998. Summary of NOAA/NASA Polar Pathfinder Grid Relationships. Special report to the National Snow and Ice Data Center, Boulder, Colorado USA.

Brodzik, M.J. 1998. EASE-Grid, A Versatile Set of Equal-Area Projections and Grids. Special report to the National Snow and Ice Data Center, Boulder, Colorado USA.

Njoku, E. G., B. Rague, and K. Fleming. 1998. Nimbus-7 SMMR Pathfinder Brightness Temperature Data. JPL Publication 98-4. Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Pasadena, California USA.

Nolin, A., R.L. Armstrong, and J. Maslanik. 1998. Near-Real-Time SSM/I EASE-Grid Daily Global Ice Concentration and Snow Extent, January to March 2004. . Boulder, Colorado USA: National Snow and Ice Data Center.

Stroeve, J. 1998. Impact of various processing options on SSM/I-derived brightness temperatures. NSIDC Special Report-7. (PDF File,

1997

Abdalati, W. and K. Steffen. 1997. Snowmelt on the Greenland Ice Sheet as derived from passive microwave satellite data. Journal of Climate 10(2): 165-175.

Brodzik, M. J. 1997. The NSIDC EASE-Grid Map Projection Parameters and Grid Definitions. . Unpublished report to the National Snow and Ice Data Center, Boulder, Colorado USA.

Brodzik, M. J. 1997. EASE-Grid: A Versatile Set of Equal-Area Projections and Grids. Web Book. Boulder, Colorado USA: National Snow and Ice Data Center.

Comiso J. C., D. J. Cavalieri, C. L. Parkinson, and P. Gloersen. 1997. Passive Microwave Algorithms for Sea Ice Concentration: A Comparison of Two Techniques. Remote Sensing of the Environment 60: 357-384.

Fetterer, F., and V. Troisi. 1997. AARI 10-Day Arctic Ocean EASE-Grid sea ice observations. . Boulder, Colorado USA: National Snow and Ice Data Center.

Grody, N. C. and A. N. Basist. 1997. Interpretation of SSM/I Measurements Over Greenland. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing 35: 360-366.

1996

Agnew, T.A., H. Le, and T. Hirose. 1996. Estimation of large scale sea ice motion from SSM/I 85.5 GHz imagery. Climate and Atmospheric Research Directorate Research Report No. 96-003, AES, Environment Canada: 28 pp.

Cavalieri, D., C. Parkinson, P. Gloersen, and H. J. Zwally. 1996. Sea Ice Concentrations from Nimbus-7 SMMR and DMSP SSM/I Passive Microwave Data. Boulder, CO USA: National Snow and Ice Data Center. Digital media.

NSIDC User's Guide. 1996. DMSP SSM/I brightness temperatures and sea ice concentration grids for the polar regions. 2d ed. . NSIDC/DAAC, Boulder, Colorado USA.

1995

Abdalati, W., K. Steffen, C. Otto, and K. C. Jezek. 1995. Comparison of brightness temperatures from SSM/I instruments on the DMSP F8 and F11 satellites for Antarctica and the Greenland Ice Sheet. International Journal of Remote Sensing 16(7): 1223-1229.

Armstrong, R. L., and M. J. Brodzik. 1995. An Earth-gridded SSM/I data set for cryospheric studies and global change monitoring. Advances in Space Research 16: 155-63.

National Snow and Ice Data Center. 1995. DMSP SSM/I Brightness Temperature and Ice Concentrations Grids for the Polar Regions. User's Guide. Revised Edition. NSIDC Distributed Active Archive Center, University of Colorado, Boulder.

1994

Armstrong, R. L., K. W. Knowles, M. J. Brodzik and M. A. Hardman. 1994. DMSP SSM/I Pathfinder daily EASE-Grid brightness temperatures. . Boulder, Colorado USA: National Snow and Ice Data Center.

1990

Comiso, J. 1990. DMSP SSM/I Daily and Monthly Polar Gridded Bootstrap Sea Ice Concentrations. Edited by J. Maslanik and J. Stroeve. Boulder, Colorado USA: National Snow and Ice Data Center. Digital media.

Gloerson, P., D. Cavalieri, W.J. Campbell, and J. Zwally. 1990. Nimbus-7 SMMR Polar Radiances and Arctic and Antarctic Sea Ice Concentrations. Boulder, CO USA: National Snow and Ice Data Center. CD-ROM.

Maslanik, J., and J. Stroeve. 1990. DMSP SSM/I Daily Polar Gridded Brightness Temperatures. Boulder, CO USA: National Snow and Ice Data Center. Digital media.

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