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Research Publications

2016 CREST Research Publications

Theme 1: Climate, Theme 2: Weather and Atmosphere, Theme 3: Land Processes and Water Resources, Theme 4: Coastal and Ocean Waters

Publications 2016

Theme I

Peer reviewed

  1. Tessler, Z.D., C.J. Vorosmarty, M. Grossberg, I. Gladkova and H. Aizenman, 2016: A global empirical typology of anthropogenic drivers of environmental change in deltas. Sustainability Science, Springer.
  2. Aizenman, H., M.D. Grossberg, N.Y. Krakauer and I. Gladkova, 2016: Ensemble forecasts: Probablistic seasonal forecasts based on a model ensemble. Climate, MDPI AG.
  3. Tessler, Z.D., C.J. Vorosmarty, M. Grossberg, I. Gladkova and H. Aizenman, 2016: A global empirical typology of anthropogenic drivers of environmental change in deltas. Sustainability Science, Springer.
  4. Equisha Glenn, City College, New York, NY; and M. Angeles, D. Comarazamy, T. Smith, and J. Gonzalez, 2016.Precipitation variations during the recent SST warming period in the Intra-Americas Region, 1982–2012.Poster Presentation at the 28th Conference on Climate Variability and Change.2016 Annual Meeting of the American Meteorological Society.New Orleans, LA, Jan 10-14, 2016. https://ams.confex.com/ams/96Annual/webprogram/Paper287866.html
  5. Maantay, J.A. and Maroko, A.R., 2016.Assessing population at risk: Areal interpolation and dasymetric mapping.In: Holifield, R., Chakraborty, J., and Parks, G.P., eds., Environmental Justice.Routledge.
  6. Bauer, M., G. Tselioudis and W.B. Rossow, 2016: A new climatology for investigating storm influences in and on the extratropics. J. Appl. Meteorol., doi:10.1175/JAMC-D-15-0245.1.
  7. Bauer, M., G. Tseloudis and W.B. Rossow, 2016: A new climatology for investigating storm influences in and on the extra tropics. JAMC, dos:10.1175/JAMC-D-15-0245.1
  8. Rossow, W.B., Y-C. Zhang and G. Tselioudis, 2016: Atmospheric diabatic heating in different weather states and the general circulation. J. Climate, 29, 1059-1065, doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-15-0760.1.
  9. Toon, O.B., and Co-Authors (including Z.J. Luo), 2016: Planning, implementation and scientific goals of the Studies of Emissions and Atmospheric Composition, Clouds and Climate Coupling by Regional Surveys (SEAC4RS) field mission. J. Geophys. Res., 121, doi:10.1002/2015JD024297.
  10. Fried, A., and Co-Authors (including Z.J. Luo), 2016: Convective transport and scavenging of formalydehyde to the upper troposphere and lower stratosphere in thunderstorms over the central United States during the 2012 DC3 study. J. Geophys. Res., 121, doi:10.1002/2015JD024477.
  11. vant-Hull, B., W.B Rossow and C. Pearl, 2016: Global comparison of lifecycle properties and motions of multi-day convective systems: tropics, mid-latitude; land and ocean.J. Climate, 29, 5837-5858.
  12. Masunaga, H., and Z.J. Luo, 2016: Convective and large-scale mass flux profiles over tropical oceans determined from synergistic analysis of a suite of satellite observations. J. Geophys. Res., 121, doi:10.1002/2016JD024753.
  13. Polly, J., and W.B. Rossow, 2016: Distribution of midlatitude cyclone attributes based on the MCMS database. J. Climate, (in press).
  14. Maantay, J.A., and A.R. Maroko, 2016: Assessing population at risk: Areal interpolation and dasymetric mapping. In Environmental Justice, R. Holifield, J. Chakraborty and G.P. Parks, eds., Routledge. (Book Chapter).

Conferences

  1. “Developing a Risk and Vulnerability Index” was presented in several graduate and undergraduate GISc classes and symposia.
  2. “Linking Environment and Health:Using GISc to Map and Model Public Health Concerns in the Urban Environment” presented at the Graduate Center – Public Health Doctoral Program’s Research Methods seminar/symposium.
  3. Freddy Hsu, Tanis Torres, A. Magana, Steve LaDochy, Pedro Ramirez, Hengchun Ye and William Patzert, - Recent land use change and the urban heat island of metro Los Angeles presented at the Association of American Geographers Annual Meeting in San Francisco, Mar. 28-April 2, 2016.
  4. American Association of Geographers (AAG) Proceedings of 2016 Annual Meeting: “Developing a Risk and Vulnerability Index”

Theme II

  1. . Dreessen, J. T. Sullivan, R. Delgado, “Observations and Impacts of Transported Canadian Wildfire Smoke on Ozone and Aerosol Air Quality in the Maryland Region on 9-12 June, 2015″, Journal of the Air & Waste Management Association, 10.1080/10962247.2016.1161674, 2016.
  2. E. Gutierrez, A. Martilli, P. Ramamurhty, J.E. González (2016). A Modeling Approach for the Estimation of Latent Heat Fluxes in Urban Environments: Implementation and Assessment. Int. Journal of Climatology (Accepted).
  3. Prathap Ramamurthy, Dan Li and Elie Bou-Zeid, “High-Resolution Simulation of Heatwave Episode in NYC”, (Theor. Appl. Meteor., 2016)
  4. Zaw Han, Yonghua Wu, Sam Lightstone and Barry Gross, Observation of Aerosol-Cloud Interaction over New York City using Synergetic Ground Based Remote Sensing Systems, J. Appl. Remote Sens.,10(1) 016023 doi: 10.111 2016
  5. Adrian Diaz, Benjamin Thomas, Paulo Castillo, Barry Gross, and Fred Moshary, Active standoff detection of CH4 and N2O leaks using hard-target backscattered light using an open-path quantum cascade laser sensor,Appl. Phys. B (2016) 122: 121. doi:10.1007/s00340-016-6396-x
  6. Moy, L., Bhartia, P. K., Jaross, G., Loughman, R., Kramarova, N., Chen, Z., Taha, G., Chen, G., and Xu, P.: Altitude Registration of Limb-Scattered Radiation, Atmos. Meas. Tech. Discuss., doi:10.5194/amt-2016-103, in review, 2016.

  7. Han Z, Wu Y, Lightstone S, Gross B; Observation of aerosol–cloud interaction over new york city using synergetic ground-based remote sensing systems. J. Appl. Remote Sens (JARS) . 0001;10(1):016023.doi:10.1117/1.JRS.10.016023 (March 2016)

  8. Lundquist, J., Wilczak, J., Ashton, R., Bianco, L., Brewer, A., Choukulkar, A., Clifton, A., Debnath, M., Delgado, R., Friedrich, K., Gunter, S., Hamidi, A., Valerio, G., Kaushik, A., Kosović, B., Langan, P., Lass, A., Lavin, J., Lee, Y., McCaffrey, K., Newsom, R., Noone, D., Oncley, S., Quelet, P., Sandberg, S., Schroeder, J., Shaw, W., Sparling, L., St. Marin, C., St.Pé, A., Strobach, E., Tay, K., Vanderwende, B., Weickmann, A., Wolfe, D., Worsnop, R., Assessing State-of-the-Art Capabilities for Probing the Atmospheric Boundary Layer : the XPIA Field Campaign,Bulletin of American Meteorological Society, 2016, accepted.

  9. D. Orozco, A. Beyersdorf , L. Ziemba , T. Berkoff, Q. Zhang , R. Delgado , C. Hennigan , K. Thornhill , C. Parworth , H. Kim , D. Young , R. Hoff, “Hygroscopicity Measurements of Aerosol Particles in the San Joaquin Valley, CA, Baltimore, MD, and Golden, CO“, Journal of Geophysical Research-Atmospheres,121,doi:10.1002/2015JD023971, 2016.

  10. J. Su, M. Felton, L. Lei, P. McCormick, R. Delgado, A. St.Pé, “Lidar Remote Sensing of Cloud Formation Caused by Low-Level Jets”, Journal of Geophysical Research-Atmospheres,121, doi:10.1002/2015JD024590,2016.

  11. Ortiz, L., J.E. González, E. Gutierrez, and M. Arend. Forecasting Building Energy Demands with a Coupled Weather-Building Energy Model in a dense urban environment.(2016).J. of Solar Energy Engineering.(In Press).

  12. Ramamurthy, P. andM. Sangobanwo (2016) Inter-annual variability in urban heat island intensity over 10 major cities in the United States. Sustainable Cities and Society 26:65–75. doi: 10.1016/j.scs.2016.05.012

  13. Hosannah, N, J.E. González, F. Moshary, P. Ramamurthy, H. Parsiani, and other 7 authors, (2016).The Convection, Aerosol, and Synoptic-Effects in the Tropics (CAST) Experiment: Building an Understanding of Multi-Scale Impacts on Caribbean Weather via Field Campaigns.AMS-BAMS (). (Forthcoming).

  14. Gonzélez J.E., M. Georgescu , M. Carmen Lemos , N. Hosannah , D. Niyogi. (2016). The Climate Pulse of Meso-America and the Caribbean.EOS (Opinion Article).Forthcoming.

  15. Ortiz, L., J.E. González, E. Gutierrez, and M. Arend. Forecasting Building Energy Demands with a Coupled Weather-Building Energy Model in a dense urban environment.(2017).J. of Solar Energy Engineering.(In Press).

  16. Ramamurthy, P. andM. Sangobanwo (2016) Inter-annual variability in urban heat island intensity over 10 major cities in the United States. Sustainable Cities and Society 26:65–75. doi: 10.1016/j.scs.2016.05.012

  17. Hosannah, N, J.E. González, F. Moshary, P. Ramamurthy, H. Parsiani, and other 7 authors, (2016).The Convection, Aerosol, and Synoptic-Effects in the Tropics (CAST) Experiment: Building an Understanding of Multi-Scale Impacts on Caribbean Weather via Field Campaigns.AMS-BAMS (). (Forthcoming).

  18. Gonzélez J.E., M. Georgescu , M. Carmen Lemos , N. Hosannah , D. Niyogi. (2016). The Climate Pulse of Meso-America and the Caribbean.EOS (Opinion Article).Forthcoming.

Conferences

  1. Chowdhury Nazmi, Y. Wu, B. Gross, S. Kondragunta, Analysis of different aerosol plume products for identifying a useful Smoke Indicator (SI) and applying satellite AOD to predict surface PM2.5, 96th American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting, Jan.10-14, 2016, New Orleans, LA.7/1.JRS.10.016023
  2. Zaw Han, Y. Wu, B. Gross, F. Moshary, Assessing and Improving Active and Passive Ground Based Remote Sensor Techniques to Explore Aerosol-Cloud Interaction in Urban Environments, 96th American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting, Jan.10-14, 2016, New Orleans, LA
  3. Ground Based Remote Sensing Vertical Profilers and Surface Stations with Applications to Airborne Toxins”, 7th Conference on Environment and Health, American Meteorology Society Annual Meeting , New Orlenes, LA, 2016
  4. P. Ramamurthy and T. Lakhankar, “Influence of Soil Moisture Deficit on Local and Regional Climate”, American Meteorological Society, New Orleans, January 2016
  5. THE OMPS LIMB PROFILER STRATOSPHERIC AEROSOL RETRIEVAL. Robert Loughman, P.K. Bhartia, G. Taha, P. Xu, E. Nyaku, G. Jaross, P. Colarco and V. Aquila, Joint 21st Annual Research Symposium and 38th Annual Black Family Conference, Hampton University, Hampton, VA, March 18, 2016.
  6. STRATOSPHERIC AEROSOL PHASE FUNCTION AND HOW IT AFFECTS THE RETRIEVED AEROSOL EXTINCTION PROFILES FROM SIMULATED LIMB SCATTER RADIANCES. Ernest Nyaku, R. Loughman, D. Flittner, P.K. Bhartia, Joint 21st Annual Research Symposium and 38th Annual Black Family Conference, Hampton University, Hampton, VA, March 18, 2016.
  7. Nathan Hosannah, The City College of New York, New York, NY; and J. E. Gonzalez, H. Parsiani, E. W. Harmsen, P. Ramamurthy, B. Bornstein, D. Niyogi, R. Rodriguez, L. León, F. Moshary, L. Aponte, D. V. Morris, R. A. Armstrong, W. Peña, R. Davis, N. D. Ramirez, and J. Diaz.An Investigation of Convection and Aerosol-Effects on Storms in the Tropics (CAST).Eighth Symposium on Aerosol–Cloud–Climate Interactions.2016 American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting.New Orleans, LA.January 10-14, 2016.https://ams.confex.com/ams/96Annual/webprogram/Paper286182.html
  8. Corps Symposium presentation: "Monitoring the urban atmosphere in NYC using vertical profilers and surface stations to inform models and benefit society" including contributions from the following students Ivan Valerio (Doppler lidar analysis), Luis Ortiz (uWRF) and David Melecio-Vazquez (microwave radiometer analysis).
  9. Chowdhury Nazmi, S. Kondragunta, J. Huang, P. Ciren, and B. GrossEvaluation of VIIRS Aerosol Model Selection Involving Qualitative Comparisons of Global Maps of VIIRS Aerosol Model Vs. Dust/smoke Mask Product and Quantitative Analysis of Spatial and Temporal Patterns. 12th Annual Symposium on New Generation Operational Environmental Satellite Systems, AMS Annual Meeting Jan 2016.
  10. NOAA EPP’s 8th Biennial Education and Science Forum on August 28-31, 2016.
    Samuel Lightstone, Moshe Fink, Fred Moshary, Barry Gross, “Development of a real-time neural network estimator to improve defense capabilities of HEO satellites”, Proceedings V 9828: (May 2016)
  11. Mark Arend, Morann Dagan, Ivan Valerio, Sameh Abdelazim and Fred Moshary. (2016). "Adaptive Lidar Signal Processing to Study the Diurnal Cycles of Atmospheric Boundary Layer Dynamics, Wind and Turbulence in Urban Environments. 18th Coherent Laser Radar Conference. Boulder, CO.

  12. Wilson Pena, Nathan Hosannah, Jorge Gonzalez, Yonghua Wu, Fred Moshary, et al., NOAA/NESDIS CoRP Science Symposium on July 18-19, 2016, Colorado State University Foothills Campus, Fort Collins, Colorado.

  13. Wilson Pena, Nathan Hosannah, Jorge Gonzalez, Yonghua Wu, Fred Moshary, et al., Observations of Saharan dust long-range transport and optical properties at the Caribbean area, Eighth NOAA-EPP/MSI Science and Education Forum on August 28-31, 2016, NYC, New York.

  14. Anjeza Arapi, Yonghua Wu, Fred Moshary, Measurements of Aerosol and Cloud Layers Using a Multi-Wavelength Elastic-Raman Lidar, 2016 CUNY Summer STEM Research Symposium, August 9, 2016, CCNY, New York.

  15. Anjeza Arapi, Yonghua Wu, Fred Moshary, Measurements of Aerosol and Cloud Layers Using a Multi-Wavelength Elastic-Raman Lidar, Accepted for the University of Texas System LSAMP conference, Sept 15-17.

  16. Poster presentation at the National Institute of Science 73rd Joint Annual Meeting,April 6-9,2016, entitled ‘Planetary Boundary Layer Height Detection using Three-wavelength Lidar Data and a Fractal Dimension Approach’, Liqiao Lei, M. Patrick McCormick, and Jia Su.

  17. Ariana Atwell, Shelbi Tippett and Alexandra St. Pe gave oral presentations of their research at the NOAA EPP’s 8th Biennial Education and Science forum.

  18. Samuel Lightstone, Moshe Fink, Fred Moshary, Barry Gross, “Development of a real-time neural network estimator to improve defense capabilities of HEO satellites”, SPIE Sensing and Security Airborne Intelligence, Surveillance, Reconnaissance (ISR) Systems and Applications XIII (Baltimore May 2016)

  19. Nathaniel Levitan Improved MODIS aerosol retrieval in urban areas using a land-classification approach and empirical orthogonal functionsInvited talk SPIE Remote Sensing (EdinburghSept 2016)

  20. C. Spells, ‘Tropical Atlantic Atmospheric Retrievals from the Infrared Atmospheric Sounding Interferometer (IASI) during the Aerosol and Ocean Sciences Expedition (AEROSE), at theNOAA EPP/MSI 8th Biennial Education and Science Forum, August 28-31 ,2016, City College of New York,New York, New York

  21. Sean Leavor, Claude King, Benjamin Tucker, Brian Carroll and Kweku Millls-Robertson gave poster presentations of their research at the NOAA EPP’s 8th Biennial Education and Science forum. Kweku Millls-Robertson won best undergraduate presentation poster in the Weather Ready Nation category.

  22. Sean Leavor, Shelbi Tippett and Alexandra St. Pe presented their research at the NOAA NESDIS CORP symposium at CIRA, Fort Collins, CO.

  23. B. Rucker et al., “OMPS LP Data Analysis of Sulfuric Acid Liquid Droplet Aerosols in the Stratosphere”, NOAA EPP’s 8th Biennial Education and Science Forum on August 28-31, 2016.

  24. Buckner, S., L. Flynn, M. P. McCormick, and J. Anderson (2016), Validation of Suomi-NPP OMPS limb profiler ozone measurements, NOAA EPP’s 8th Biennial Education and Science Forum on August 28-31, 2016.

  25. Buckner, S., L. Flynn (2016), Validation of Suomi-NPP OMPS limb profiler ozone measurements, JPSS Science Team Meeting, on August 9, 2016.

  26. Ivan Valerio, Mark Arend, Fred Moshary, Stephen Neufeld. (2016). "Planetary Boundary Layer Turbulence Characterization" . NOAA EPP/MSI 8th Biennial Education and Science Forum, (pp. 146-147). New York City.

Theme III

Peer Reviewed

  1. Jha, A.K.; Malla, R.; Sharma, M.; Panthi, J.; Lakhankar, T.; Krakauer, N.Y.; Pradhanang, S.M.; Dahal, P.; M.L. Shrestha (2016) Impact of Irrigation Method on Water Use Efficiency and Productivity of Fodder Crops in Nepal. Climate, Vol.4,(1):4. (This paper acknowledged the NOAA grant NA11SEC4810004, NA12OAR4310084, NA15OAR4310080)
  2. Etienne, E., Devineni, N., Khanbilvardi, R., Lall, U., (2016), Development of a Demand Sensitive Drought Index and its Application for Agriculture over the Conterminous United States. Journal of Hydrology, 534, 219–229. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jhydrol.2015.12.060
  3. Pérez Hoyos, I. C., Krakauer, N. Y., & Khanbilvardi, R. (2016). Estimating the Probability of Vegetation to Be Groundwater Dependent Based on the Evaluation of Tree Models. Environments, 3(2), 9 doi: 10.3390/environments3020009
  4. Pérez Hoyos, I. C., Krakauer, N. Y., Khanbilvardi, R., & Armstrong, R. A. (2016). A review of advances in the identification and characterization of groundwater dependent ecosystems using geospatial technologies. Geosciences, 6(2), 17.
  5. Booth, J. F., H. Reider, Y. Kushnir, 2016: Comparing hurricane and extratropical storm surge for the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast Coast of the United States for 1979-2013. Env. Res. Lett. 11, 9. doi:10.1088/1748-9326/11/9/094004

  6. Ho M., V. Parthasarathy, E. Etienne, T. A. Russo, N. Devineni, and U. Lall (2016), America's water: Agricultural water demands and the response of groundwater, Geophys. Res. Lett., 43, 7546–7555, doi:10.1002/2016GL069797.

  7. Asadieh, B., Krakauer, N. Y., and Fekete, B. M., (2016) “Historical Trends in Mean and Extreme Runoff and Streamflow Based on Observations and Climate Models”, Water, 8(5), 189.

  8. NY Krakauer (2016), SeFo: A Package for Generating Probabilistic Forecasts from NMME Predictive Ensembles, Journal of Open Research Software, 4(1): e19, doi: 10.5334/jors.112

  9. IC Pérez Hoyos, NY Krakauer, R Khanbilvardi (2016) Estimating the probability of vegetation to be groundwater dependent based on the evaluation of tree models, Environments, 3(2): 9, doi: 10.3390/environments3020009

  10. Etienne, E., Devineni, N., Regional regression models for water risk assessment for the Continental United States, in preparation.

  11. Asadieh, B. and Krakauer, N. Y., "Impacts of Changes in Precipitation Amount and Pattern on Global Water Resources Studied Using a Model Rainwater Harvest System", Submitted to the Journal of American Water Resources Association, revised once.

  12. Asadieh, B. and Krakauer, N. Y., “Multi-model Global Assessment of Increased Flood and Drought Risk in 21st Century”, In preparation for the Environmental Research Letters.

Conference

  1. Nazario D. Ramirez-Beltran, J. E. Gonzalez, J. M. Castro, C. M. Salazar, and M. E. Angeles (2016) Analyses of Heat Index and Heat Waves over the Caribbean, 28th Conference on Climate Variability and Change, AMS conference, New Orleans.
  2. Ali Hamidi, N. Devineni and R. Khanbilvardi (2016) Decadal Variability of Rainfall Extremes in the U.S. Northeastern Region, 23rd Conference on Probability and Statistics in the Atmospheric Sciences, AMS conference, New Orleans.
  3. Ali Hamidi, N. Devineni, J. F. Booth, R. R. Ferraro, and R. Khanbilvardi (2016) Spatial Clustering of Extreme Rainfall Events in Greater New York Area Using Weather Radar Data, 14th Conference on Artificial and Computational Intelligence and its Applications to the Environmental Sciences, AMS conference, New Orleans.
  4. Simon Kraatz, R. Khanbilvardi and N. Devineni (2016) Using river ice time series (MODIS-AQUA) to identify and predict ice hazards, 30th Conference on Hydrology, AMS conference, New Orleans.
  5. Jonathan Muñoz-Barreto, T. Lakhankar, X. Zhan, R. Tirado-Corbalá, and R. Khanbilvardi (2016) Mapping Field-Scale Soil Moisture Using Ground-Based L-Band Passive Microwave Observations in Western Puerto Rico, 30th Conference on Hydrology, AMS conference, New Orleans.
  6. Prathap Ramamurthy, and T. Lakhankar (2016) Influence of Soil Moisture Deficit on Local and Regional Climate, 30th Conference on Hydrology, AMS conference, New Orleans.
  7. Eric W. Harmsen, J. R. Mecikalski and E. Álvarez Pérez (2016) Estimating Evapotranspiration in the Caribbean Region using an Operational Water and Energy Balance Algorithm, 30th Conference on Hydrology, AMS conference, New Orleans.
  8. Salazar, C.M., N.D. Ramirez-Beltran, 2016: Application of clustering technics to divide Caribbean area into similar characteristics zones. Proceedings of the The IIE annual Conference: Industrial & Systems Engineering Research Conference (ISERC), 2016 H. Yang, Z. Kong, and Sarder, eds. May 21-24 2016, Anaheim, CA

  9. Ramirez-Beltran, N.D., C. M. Salazar, J.E. Gonzalez, and J.M. Castro. (2016).A time series model and satellite data to estimate air temperature.Proceedings of the IIE annual Conference: Industrial & Systems Engineering Research Conference (ISERC), 2016 H. Yang, Z. Kong, and Sarder, eds. May 21-24 2016, Anaheim, CA.

  10. Ehsan Najafi, Narsh Devineni, Reza Khanbilvardi, Felix Kogan, (2016) The Relationship between Global Crop Yield and Climatic Trends and Technology Enhancement, NOAA EPP/MSI 8th Biennial Education and Science Forum, New York, NY, 28-31 Aug, 2016

  11. Ehsan Najafi, Naresh Devineni, Reza Khanbilvardi, Felix Kogan, (2016) The Relationship between Global Crop Yield and Climatic Trends and Technology Enhancement, NOAA/NESDIS CoRP Symposium, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, 18-19 July, 2016

  12. Pérez Díaz C.L., Grassotti C., and Q. Liu. (2016) CRTM vs HUT Snow MW Emissivity Comparison, JPSS Meeting; College Park, MD; Aug 8 - Aug 12.

  13. Pérez Díaz C.L., Lakhankar T., Romanov P., Muñoz J., Khanbilvardi R. and Y. Yu . (2016) Evaluation of MODIS Land Surface Temperature with CREST-SAFE in situ snow surface temperature, NOAA EPP/MSI Forum; New York, NY; Aug 28 - Aug 31.

  14. Joan Manuel Castro, 36th Puerto Rico Interdisciplinary Meeting (PRISM), March 2016, Ponce, PR, Caribbean Rainfall Nowcasting based on Satellite Data

  15. Joan Manuel Castro, Caribbean Rainfall Nowcasting based on Satellite Data, 21th SIGMA Xi STUDENT POSTER DAY, April 2016, UPRM.

  16. Joan Manuel Castro, An algorithm for improving warm rainy cloud detection, NOAA EPP/MSI 8th Biennial Education and Science Forum August 29-31, 2016.

  17. Application and validation of STC algorithm for river ice monitoring for MODIS and VIIRS with a preliminary observations-based ice mobility and jam model. August 15th Annual CREST Advisory Board Meeting: Multi-platform river ice observations (2001-2016).

  18. Salazar, C.M., N.D. Ramirez-Beltran, 2016: Application of clustering technics to divide Caribbean area into similar characteristics zones. Proceedings of the The IIE annual Conference: Industrial & Systems Engineering Research Conference (ISERC), 2016 H. Yang, Z. Kong, and Sarder, eds. May 21-24 2016, Anaheim, CA

  19. Ramirez-Beltran, N.D., C. M. Salazar, J.E. Gonzalez, and J.M. Castro. (2016).A time series model and satellite data to estimate air temperature.Proceedings of the IIE annual Conference: Industrial & Systems Engineering Research Conference (ISERC), 2016 H. Yang, Z. Kong, and Sarder, eds. May 21-24 2016, Anaheim, CA.

  20. Lakhankar, Tarendra, Jonathan Munoz-Barreto, Xiwu Zhan, Reza Khanbilvardi, and Nir Krakauer, (2016) Remote sensing of soil moisture: satellites, field experiment, and applications, SPIE Asia Pacific Remote Sensing Conference. New Delhi, India 4-7 April 2016.

  21. Khanbilvardi Reza, Lakhankar, Tarendra, Carlos Perez, and Peter Romanov, (2016) Remote sensing of snow estimation: satellites, models, and field experiment, SPIE Asia Pacific Remote Sensing Conference. New Delhi, India 4-7 April 2016.

Theme IV

Peer Reviewed

  1. Y. Gu, C. Carrizo, A. A. Gilerson, P. C. Brady, M. E. Cummings, M. S. Twardowski, J. M. Sullivan, A. I. Ibrahim and G. W. Kattawar, “Polarimetric imaging and retrieval of target polarization characteristics in underwater environment,” Applied Optics, 55, 626-637, 2016.
  2. H. S. Tang , K. Qu, X. G. Wu, Z. K. Zhang. Domain Decomposition for a Hybrid Fully 3D Fluid Dynamics and Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Modeling System: A Numerical Experiment on Transient Sill Flow Domain Decomposition Methods in Science and Engineering XXII. Volume 104 of the series Lecture Notes in Computational Science and Engineering pp 407-414.
  3. Wei, J., Z. Lee, M. Ondrusek, A. Mannino, M. Tzortziou, and R. Armstrong. 2016. Spectral slopes of the absorption coefficient of colored dissolved and detrital material inverted from UV-visible remote sensing reflectance, J. Geophys. Res. Oceans, 121, doi:10.1002/2015JC011415.
  4. Hernandez, W.J. and R.A. Armstrong. 2016. Deriving bathymetry from multispectral remote sensing data near the limits of detection. Journal of Marine Sciences and Engineering 4(1)8. http://www.mdpi.com/2077-1312/4/1/8/html
  5. Hernandez, W.J. and R.A. Armstrong. In Review. Using high-resolution bottom albedo images and object-based classification to improve benthic community structure maps. Progress in Physical Geography.
  6. León-Pérez, M.C., R.A. Armstrong, W.J. Hernández. In Review. A hybrid approach for mapping seagrass in a Caribbean Nature Reserve. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science.
  7. R. Foster and A. Gilerson, “Polarized Transfer Functions of the Ocean Surface for Above-Surface Determination of the Vector Submarine Light Field,” Applied Optics 2016, submitted.

  8. Ahmed El-Habashi, I. Ioannou, M.C. Tomlinson, R.P. Stumpf, S. Ahmed, “Satellite Retrievals of Karenia brevis Harmful Algal Blooms in the West Florida Shelf Using Neural Networks and Comparisons with other Techniques,” Remote Sens. 2016, 8, 377.

  9. Ibrahim, A. Gilerson, J. Chowdhary, S. Ahmed, “Retrieval of macro- and micro-physical properties of oceanic hydrosols from polarimetric observations,” Remote Sensing of Environment, in final review.

  10. K. Qu, H. S. Tang, A. Agrawal, and Y. L. Cai, Hydrodynamic effects of waves impinging a bridge deck with air vents. ASCE J. Bridge Eng., submitted, 2016.

  11. Wei, J., Z. Lee, M. Ondrusek, A. Mannino, M. Tzortziou, and R. Armstrong. 2016.Spectral slopes of the absorption coefficient of colored dissolved and detrital material inverted from UV-visible remote sensing reflectance. J. of Geophys, Res. Oceans, 121, doi:10.1002/2015JC011415.

  12. Perez-Hoyos, I.C., N.Y. Krakauer, R. Khanbilvardi, and R.A. Armstrong. 2016.A review of advances in the identification and characterization of groundwater dependent ecosystems using geospatial Abstracts: technologies.Geosciences 6, 17, doi:10.3390.

Conferences

  1. El-Habashi and S. Ahmed “Neural Network Algorithms for Retrieval of Harmful Algal Blooms in the West Florida Shelf from VIIRS Satellite Observations and comparisons with other techniques, without the need for a fluorescence Channel”, SPIE Remote Sensing, France, Remote Sensing of the Ocean, Sea Ice, Coastal Waters, and Large Water Regions, September
  2. Assessing Long-Term Seagrass Changes by Integrating a High-Spatial Resolution Image, Historical Aerial Photography and Field Data. Mariana Leon-Perez, William J Hernandez and Roy Armstrong. Poster Presented at ASLO Ocean Science Meetings 2016.
  3. Foster, A. McGilloway, M. Ottaviani, C. Carrizo, A. Gilerson, A. El-Habashi, and S. Ahmed, “Retrieval of the polarized submarine light field from above surface measurements using polarimetric imaging,” Proc. of SPIE 9853, DCS 2016.
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