Search Results for: "remote sensing"

Mar 25, 2016

Algorithm Development of Temperature and Humidity Profile Retrievals for Long-Term HIRS Observations

CICS-NC’s Jessica Matthews is a coauthor on a paper in Remote Sensing describing an algorithm for deriving vertical temperature and humidity profiles from the High-resolution…→

Mar 22, 2016

A 30+ Year AVHRR LAI and FAPAR Climate Data Record: Algorithm Description and Validation

CICS-NC’s Jessica Matthews contributed to a paper in Remote Sensing that describes the development of an important new global vegetation data set. This new NOAA…→

Oct 1, 2015

MODIS: A Decade of Sea Surface Temperatures

Satellite-based instruments are the best tools we have for measuring sea surface temperatures (SSTs) on a global scale, but turning infrared sensor data into accurate…→

Aug 21, 2015

Net Surface Shortwave Radiation from GOES Imagery—Product Evaluation Using Ground-Based Measurements from SURFRAD

The balance of incoming and outgoing radiation at the Earth’s surface plays a crucial role in how energy and water is exchanged between the surface…→

Feb 27, 2015

PERSIANN: Climate Data Record and Smartphone App

The Center for Hydrometeorology and Remote Sensing (CHRS) at the University of California, Irvine, a partner of CICS-NC, has developed a smartphone/tablet application called “RainMapper”…→

Oct 30, 2014

Cyclone Center: New Paper, Website Updates

“We don’t understand all the mysteries of tropical cyclones” That’s the motivation behind the Cyclone Center project, which is soliciting help from “citizen scientists” around…→

Apr 16, 2013

Calibration and Validation of Geostationary Satellite Visible Imagery

Meteorological satellites operating in geostationary orbits around the Earth (Fig. 1) provide us with observations of the Earth’s surface and clouds since the early 1970’s.…→