2012 Articles

Amezcua, J., K. Ide, C. Bishop, and E. Kalnay, 2012: Ensemble clustering in deterministic ensemble Kalman filters, Tellus A, 64, 18039 doi:10.3402/tellusa.v64i0.18039

Anderson, W. B., Zaitchik, B. F., Hain, C. R., Anderson, M. C., Yilmaz, M. T., Mecikalski, J., and Schultz, L, 2012: Towards an integrated soil moisture drought monitor for East Africa, Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 16, 2893–2913, doi:10.5194/hess-16-2893-2012.

Bargain, A., Robin, M., Men, E.L., Huete, A., Barille. L., 2012: Spectral response of the seagrass Zostera noltii with different sediment backgrounds, Aquatic Botany, 98, 45–56.

Behrangi, A., S. P. F. Casey, and B. H. Lambrigtsen, 2012:  Three-dimensional distribution of cloud types over the USA and surrounding areas observed by CloudSat, International Journal of Remote Sensing, 33, 4856-4870, doi 10.1080/01431161.2011.639404.

Boori, Mukesh, and Ralph Ferraro, 2012: Northern Hemisphere snow variation with season and elevation using GIS and AMSR-E data. J. Earth Sci. Climatic Change, S12:001,

Boyer, T.P., Levitus, S., J. I. Antonov, J. R. Reagan, C. Schmid, and R. Locarnini, 2012: [Subsurface salinity] Global Oceans [in State of the Climate in 2011], Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 93, S72–S75.

Casey, S. P. F., E. J. Fetzer, and B. H. Kahn, 2012:  Revised identification of tropical oceanic cumulus congestus as viewed by CloudSat.  Atmos. Chem. Phys., DOI 10.5194/acp-12-1587-2012.

Choi, Y., H. Kim, D. Tong, and P. Lee, 2012: Summertime weekly cycles of observed and modeled NOx and O3 concentrations as a function of land use type and ozone production sensitivity over the Continental United States.Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics Discussion, 12, 1585-1611.

Dash, P., Ignatov, A., Martin, M., Donlon, C., Brasnett, B., Reynolds, R.W., Banzon, V., Beggs, H., Cayula, J-F., Chao, Y., Grumbine, R., Maturi, E., Harris, A., Mittaz, J., Sapper, J., Chin, T.M., Vazquez-Cuervo, J., Armstrong, E.M., Gentemann, C., Cummings, J., Piollé, J-F., Autret, E., Roberts-Jones, J., Ishizaki, S., Høyer, J.L., Poulter, D., 2012: Group for High Resolution Sea Surface Temperature (GHRSST) analysis fields inter-comparisons—Part 2: Near real time web-based level 4 SST Quality Monitor (L4-SQUAM), Deep-Sea Research Part II, 77, 31–43.

Davidson, E., Araújo, A., Artaxo, P., Balch, J., Brown, F., Bustamante, M., Coe, M., DeFries, R., Keller, M., Longo, M., Munger, J., Schroeder, W., Soares-Filho, B., Souza Jr., C., Wofsy, S., 2012: The Amazon basin in transition. Nature, 48, 321-328, doi: 10.1038/nature10717.

de la Cámara, A.M. Mancho, K. Ide, E. Serrano, and C. R. Mechoso, 2012: Routes of transport across the Antarctic poloarvortex in the Southern Spring. J. Atmos. Sci., 69, 741–752, doi: 10.1175/JAS-D-11-0142.1..

Dongdong Wang, Douglas Morton, Jeffrey Masek, Aisheng Wu, Jyoteshwar Nagol, Xiaoxiong Xiong, Robert Levy, Eric Vermote, Robert Wolfe, 2012: Impact of sensor degradation on the MODIS NDVI time series, Remote Sensing of Environment, 119, 55–61, doi:10.1016/j.rse.2011.12.001.

Farrell, S. L., D. C. McAdoo, S. W. Laxon, H. J. Zwally, D. Yi, A. Ridout, and K. Giles , 2012:, Mean dynamic topography of the Arctic Ocean, Geophysical Research Letters, 39, L01601, doi:10.1029/2011GL050052.

Farrell, S. L., N. Kurtz, L. N. Connor, B. C. Elder, C. Leuschen, T. Markus, D. C. McAdoo, B. Panzer, J. Richter-Menge, and J. G. Sonntag , 2012: A first assessment of IceBridge snow and ice thickness data over Arctic sea ice, IEEE Transactions on Geoscience & Remote Sensing, 50, 2098–2111, doi:10.1109/TGRS.2011.2170843.

Feng, M., Huang, C., Channan, S., Vermote, E.F., Masek, J.G. & Townshend, J.R. , 2012: Quality assessment of Landsat surface reflectance products using MODIS data, Computers & Geosciences, 38, 9–22.

Ferraro, R., Peters-Lidard, C.D.; Hernandez, C.; Turk, F.J.; Aires, F.; Prigent, C.; Xin Lin; Boukabara, S.; Furuzawa, F.A.; Gopalan, K.; Harrison, K.W.; Karbou, F.; Li Li; Chuntao Liu; Masunaga, H.; Moy, L.; Ringerud, S.; Skofronick-Jackson, G.M.; Yudong Tian; Nai-Yu Wang, 2012: An evaluation of microwave land surface emissivities over the continental United States to benefit GPM-era Precipitation Algorithms. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience & Remote Sensing,51, 378–398, 10.1109/TGRS.2012.2199121.

Foster, J. L. Gail Skofronick-Jackson ; H. Meng; J.R. Wang; G. Riggs; P.J. Kocin; B.T. Johnson; J. Cohen; D.K. Hall; S.V. Nghiem, 2012: Remote sensing of the historic February 2010 snow storms in the Baltimore/Washington D.C. region, Hydrol. Processes,26, 3459-3571, doi: 10.1002/hyp.8418.

Gardner, J., J. Richter-Menge, S. Farrell, and J. M. Brozena, 2012: Coincident multiscale estimates of Arctic sea ice thickness, Eos: Transactions American Geophysical Union, 93, 57, doi:10.1029/2012EO060001.

GreenJ., C. Kongoli, A. Prakash, M. Sturm, C. Duguay, and S. Li, 2012:  Quantifying the relationships between lake fraction, snow water equivalent and snow depth, and microwave brightness temperatures in an arctic tundra landscape”, Remote Sensing of Environment, 127, 329–340, doi: 10.1016/j.rse.2012.09.008.

Hain, C. R., W. T. Crow, J. R. Mecikalski, and M. C. Anderson, 2012: Developing a dual assimilation approach for thermal infrared and passive microwave soil moisture retrievals, Water Resources Research, 48, W11517, doi:10.1029/2011WR011268.

He, L., J. M. Chen, J. Pisek, C. B. Schaaf, A. H. Strahler, 2012: Global clumping index map derived from the MODIS BRDF product, Remote Sensing of Environment, 119, 118–130.

He, T., Liang, S., Wang, D., Wu, H., Yu, Y., Wang, J., 2012: Estimation of surface albedo and directional reflectance from Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) observations, Remote Sensing of Environment, 119, 286–300.

He, T., S. Liang, D. Wang, H. Wu, Y. Yu, and J. Wang, 2012: Estimation of surface albedo and directional reflectance from Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) observations, Remote Sensing of Environment, 119, 286–300.

Hoffman, M. J., T. Miyoshi, T. W. N. Haine, K. Ide, C. W. Brown, and R. Murtugudde, 2012: An advanced data assimilation system for the Chesapeake Bay: Performance Evaluation. J. Atmos. Oceanic Tech., 29, 1542–1557,

Huete, A. R., 2012, Vegetation indices, remote sensing and forest monitoring, Geography Compass, 6, 513–532, doi:10.1111/j.1749-8198.2012.00507.x

Ju, J., Roy, D.P., Vermote, E., Masek, J., Kovalskyy, V., 2012: Continental-scale validation of MODIS-based and LEDAPS Landsat ETM+ atmospheric correction methods, Remote Sensing of Environment, 122, 175–184.

Levitus, S., J. I. Antonov, T. P. Boyer, O. K. Baranova, H. E. Garcia, R. A. Locarnini, A.V. Mishonov, J. R. Reagan, D. Seidov, E. S. Yarosh, M. M. Zweng, 2012: World Ocean heat content and thermosteric sea level change (0-2000 m) 1955-2010. Geophysical Research Letters, 39, L10603, doi:10.1029/2012GL051106.

Lee, S.-J., and E. H. Berbery, 2012: Land Cover Change Effects on the Climate of the La Plata Basin. J. Hydrometeor, 13, 84-102. 

Marengo, J. and coauthors (including E. H. Berbery), 2012:  Recent developments on the South American Monsoon System. Int J. Climatology, DOI: 10.1002/joc.2254.McCarty, J., E. Ellicott, V. Romanenkov, and D. Rukhovitch, 2012: Multi-year black carbon emissions from cropland burning in the Russian Federation, Atmospheric Environment, 63, 223­–238, doi:10.1016/j.atmosenv.2012.08.053.

McCarty, J., E. Ellicott, V. Romanenkov, D. Rukhovitch, and P. Koroleva, 2012: Multi-year black carbon emissions from cropland burning in the Russian Federation.  Atmos.Environ., 63, 223–238,

McManus, K., Morton, D., Masek, J., Wang, D., Sexton, J., Nagol, J., Ropars, P,. Boudreau, S., 2012: Satellite-based evidence for shrub and grassland expansion in northern Quebec since 1986 to 2010. Global Change Biology, 18, 2313–2323.

Min Feng, Chengquan Huang, Saurabh Channan, Eric F. Vermote, Jeffrey G. Masek, John R. Townshend, 2012: Quality assessment of Landsat surface reflectance products using MODIS data, Computers & Geosciences, 38, 9–22.

Miura, T., Turner, J.P., Huete, A.R., 2012: Spectral compatibility of the NDVI across VIIRS, MODIS, and AVHRR: An analysis of atmospheric effects using EO-1 Hyperion, IEEE Trans. Geosci. Remote Sens., 51, 1349–1359, doi: 10.1109/TGRS.2012.2224118.

Mo, K. C., L.-C. Chen, S. Shukla, T. J. Bohn, and D. P. Lettenmaier, 2012: Uncertainties in North American Land Data Assimilation Systems over the Contiguous United States, Journal of Hydrometeorology, 13, 996­–1009, doi:10.1175/JHM-D-11-0132.1.

Ngan, Fong, Daewon Byun, Hyuncheol Kim, Daegyun Lee, Bernhard Rappenglück, and Arastoo Pour-Biazar, Performance assessment of retrospective meteorological inputs for use in air quality modeling during TexAQS 2006, Atmos. Environ., 54, 86–96,

Niu, Xiaolei and Rachel T. Pinker, 2012: Revisiting satellite radiative flux computations at the top of the atmosphere. Int. J. Remote Sens., 33,  1383-1399,

Nussbaumer, E. A. and R. T. Pinker, 2012: The role of shortwave radiation in the 2007 Arctic sea ice anomaly, Geophys. Res. Lett., 39, L15808,

Onana, V. D. P., N. T. Kurtz, S. Farrell, L. S. Koenig, M. Studinger, and J. P. Harbeck, 2012), A sea ice lead detection algorithm for use with high resolution airborne visible imagery, IEEE Transactions on Geoscience & Remote Sensing, 51, 38–56, doi:10.1109/TGRS.2012.2202666.

Qi, Chengli, Yong Chen, Hui Liu, Chunqiang Wu, and Dekui Yin, 2012: Calibration and validation of the InfraRed Atmospheric Sounder onboard the FY3B satellite. IEEE Trans. Geosci. Remote Sens., 50, 4903–4914, doi: 10.1109/TGRS.2012.2204268.

Sapiano, M.R.P., C.W. Brown, S. Schollaert Uz, and M. Vargas, 2012: Establishing a global climatology of marine phytoplankton phonological characteristics, Journal of Geophysical Research, 117, C08026, doi:10.1029/2012JC007958.

Shen, D., Yuling Liu, and Shengli Huang, 2012: Annual ACCUMULATION over the Greenland Ice Sheet interpolated from historical and newly compiled observation data,Geografiska Annaler: Series A, Physical Geography, 94, 377-393, doi:10.1111/j.1468-0459.2012.00458.x.

Shen, S.S.P., D. New, T.M. Smith, and P.A. Arkin, 2012: Hilbert-Huang transform analysis of the global average monthly precipitation, Adv. Adapt. Data Anal., 4, 1250018,  doi: 10.1142/S1793536912500185.

Smith, Thomas M., Phillip A. Arkin, Li Ren, Samuel S. P. Shen, 2012: Improved reconstruction of global precipitation since 1900. J. Atmos. Oceanic Technol., 29, 1505–1517. doi:

Tong, D.Q., M. Dan, T. Wang and P. Lee, 2012: An observation-based approach to identify local natural dust events from routine aerosol ground monitoring, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics Discussion, 12, 4279–4310, doi:10.5194/acpd-12-4279-2012.

Tong, D.Q., P. Lee, and R.D. Saylor, 2012: New Direction: The need to develop process-based emission forecasting models, Atmospheric Environment, 47, 560–561.

Vadrevu, K. , E. Ellicott, L. Giglio, K.V.S. Badarinath, E. Vermote, C. Justice, and W.K. Lau, 2012: Vegetation fires in the Himalayan region: Aerosol load, black carbon emissions and smoke plume heights, Atmospheric Environment, 47, 241–251.

Vaughan, D. G., H. F. J. Corr, R. A. Bindschadler, P. Dutrieux, G. H. Gudmundsson, A. Jenkins, T. Newman, P. Vornberger, and D. J. Wingham, 2012: Subglacial melt channels and fracture in the floating part of Pine Island Glacier, Antarctica, Journal of Geophysical Research, 117, F3, doi:10.1029/2012JF002360.

Vila, D., Hernandez, C., Ferraro, R., and Semunegus, H., 2012: The performance of hydrological monthly products using SSM/I – SSMI/S sensors,Journal of Hydrometeorology, 14, 266–274, doi: 10.1175/JHM-D-12-056.1.

Vose, R.S., D. Arndt, V.F. Banzon, D.R. Easterling, B. Gleason, B. Huang, E. Kearns, J.H. Lawrimore, M.J. Menne, T.C. Peterson, R.W. Reynolds, T.M. Smith, C.N. Williams, and D.B. Wuertz, 2012: NOAA’s merged land-ocean surface temperature analysis.  Bull. Amer. Met. Soc., 93, 1677­–1685, DOI:10.1175/BAMS-D-11-00241.1.

Wang, D., Morton, D., Masek, J., Wu, A., Nagol, J., Xiong, X., Levy, R., Vermote, E., Wolfe, R., 2012: Impact of sensor degradation on the MODIS NDVI time series. Remote Sensing of Environment, 119, 55–61.

Wang, L., C.-Z. Zou, and H. Qian, 2012: Construction of stratospheric temperature data records from stratospheric sounding units. Journal of Climate, 25, 2931–2946, doi: 10.1175/JCLI-D-11-00350.1.

Wang, N-Y., K. Gopalan, and R. Albrecht, 2012: Application of lightning to passive microwave convective and stratiform partitioning in passive microwave rainfall retrieval algorithm over land from TRMM, Journal of Geophysical Research, 117, D23203,  doi:10.1029/2012JD017812.

Wang, Z., C. B. Schaaf, M. J. Chopping, A. H. Strahler, J. Wang, M. O.Román, A. V. Rocha, C. E. Woodcock,Y. Shuai, 2012: Evaluation of Moderate-resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) snow albedo product (MCD43A) over tundra, Remote Sensing of Environment, 117, 264–280, doi:10.1016/j.rse.2011.10.002.

Wen, Min, Song Yang, Augustin Vintzileos, Wayne Higgins, and Renhe Zhang, 2012: Impacts of model resolutions and initial conditions on predictions of the Asian Summer Monsoon by the NCEP Climate Forecast System. Weather and Forecasting27, 629–646, doi:10.1175/WAF-D-11-00128.1.

Wu, H., S. Liang, L. Tong, T. He, and Y. Yu, 2012: Bidirectional reflectance for multiple snow-covered land types from MISR products. IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters, 9, 994–998.

Xu, W., and E. J. Zipser, 2012: Regime variations among continental, monsoon, and oceanic deep convection over the Tropics. Geophysical Research Letters, 39, L07802, doi.10.1029/2012GL051242.

Xu, W., E. J. Zipser, and coauthors, 2012: A Long-duration Extreme Rainfall Event during TiMREX: Initiation, Storm Evolution, and Maintenance. Monthly Weather Review,140, 2555-2574.

Yang, X., Huang, J., Wu, Y., Wang, J., Wang, P., Wang, X. & Huete, A., 2012: Estimating biophysical parameters of rice with remote sensing data using support vector machines, Science China Life Sciences, 54, 272–281.

Yilmaz, M. T., W. T. Crow, M.C. Anderson and C. R. Hain, 2012: An objective methodology for merging satellite- and model-based soil moisture products, Water Resources Research, 48, W11502, doi:10.1029/2012WR012264.

Yoo, Hyelim, and Zhanqing Li, 2012: Evaluation of cloud properties in the NOAA/NCEP global forecast system using multiple satellite products, Climate Dyn., 39, 2769–2787, doi: 10.1007/s00382-012-1430-0.

Yu, Yunyue, Dan Tarpley, Jeffrey L. Privette, Lawrence E. Flynn, Hui Xu, Ming Chen, Konstantin Y. Vinnikov, Donglian Sun, and Yuhong Tian, 2012:  Validation of GOES-R Satellite Land Surface Temperature Algorithm Using SURFRAD Ground Measurements and Statistical Estimates of Error Properties.  IEEE Trans. on Geosci. Remote Sens.  50 (3), 704-713.

Zhang, X., S. Kondragunta, J. Ram, C. Schmidt, H-C. Huang, 2012:  Near real time global biomass burning emissions product from geostationary satellite constellation. Journal of Geophysical Research, 117, D14201, doi:10.1029/2012JD017459.

Zhao, H., D.Q. Tong, K. Bao, X. Lu, G. Wang, 2012: Effects of prescribed fire on soil organic carbon pools and carbon mineralization in a northeastern china wetland, Geoderma, 189–190, 532–539, doi:10.1016/j.geoderma.2012.05.013.

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