Tag: Satellites

Aug 8, 2017

Updated International Satellite Cloud Climatology Project (ISCCP) Data

NOAA’s National Centers for Environmental Information recently announced the release of an updated version of the International Satellite Cloud Climatology Project (ISCCP) dataset. ISCCP uses…

Linda Copley

Scientific Algorithms

Ms. Copley is member of the agile development team working to modernize NCEI’s data ingest system. Working with a team of four, the agile team…

Ge Peng

Satellite Product Characterization, Calibration and Validation

Dr. Peng holds a Ph.D. in Meteorology from the Rosenstiel School of Marine & Atmospheric Science (RSMAS), University of Miami, with extensive training and work…

Jessica Matthews

Applied Mathematics, Land surface modeling

Dr. Matthews earned a Ph.D. in applied mathematics from North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, in 2010. Her dissertation research examined water stress conditioning and…

Anand Inamdar

AVHRR/ISCCP Processing and Analysis

Dr. Anand Inamdar obtained his Ph.D. working on Numerical Analyses of Radiative Transfer in the Atmosphere from the Department of Mechanical Engineering of Indian Institute…

Otis Brown

Satellite Remote Sensing, Climate Policy, Engagement, Resilience

Dr. Brown’s specialties are the development of quantitative methods for the processing and use of satellite remotely-sensed observations to study Earth System processes, with a…

Feb 3, 2016

An Evaluation of HIRS Near-Surface Air Temperature Product in the Arctic with SHEBA Data

In an effort to improve our understanding of how the Arctic climate is changing, scientists from CICS-NC and NOAA are working to develop a new…

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…

Jul 13, 2015

Calibrating Satellite Data to Better Understand Clouds

The International Satellite Cloud Climatology Project (ISCCP) collects and analyzes satellite data in order to advance our understanding of clouds—how they are distributed around the…

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”…