Otis Brown

Climate Policy, Engagement, Resilience, Satellite Remote Sensing

Dr. Otis Brown is the founding Director of NCICS, where he also serves as the Director of the North Carolina location of NOAA’s Cooperative Institute…

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…

Oct 29, 2014

Validation of Land Surface Temperature products derived from the Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer

Satellites provide critical weather and climate data, including measurements of surface temperature, but extracting temperature information from raw satellite data requires sophisticated data-processing algorithms. Jim…