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Holz, Robert E.; Platnick, Steven; Meyer, Kerry; Vaughan, Mark; Heidinger, Andrew; Yang, Ping; Wind, Gala; Dutcher, Steven; Ackerman, Steven; Amarasinghe, Nandana; Nagle, Fredrick; Wang, Chenxi (2016). Resolving ice cloud optical thickness biases between CALIOP and MODIS using infrared retrievals. ATMOSPHERIC CHEMISTRY AND PHYSICS, 16(8), 5075-5090.


Wang, Pei; Li, Jun; Goldberg, Mitchell D.; Schmit, Timothy J.; Lim, Agnes H. N.; Li, Zhenglong; Han, Hyojin; Li, Jinlong; Ackerman, Steve A. (2015). Assimilation of thermodynamic information from advanced infrared sounders under partially cloudy skies for regional NWP. JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH-ATMOSPHERES, 120(11), 5469-5484.


Lim, Agnes H. N.; Jung, James A.; Huang, Hung-Lung Allen; Ackerman, Steven A.; Otkin, Jason A. (2014). Assimilation of clear sky Atmospheric Infrared Sounder radiances in short-term regional forecasts using community models. JOURNAL OF APPLIED REMOTE SENSING, 8, 83655.


King, MD; Platnick, S; Menzel, WP; Ackerman, SA; Hubanks, PA (2013). Spatial and Temporal Distribution of Clouds Observed by MODIS Onboard the Terra and Aqua Satellites. IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON GEOSCIENCE AND REMOTE SENSING, 51(7), 3826-3852.

Stubenrauch, CJ; Rossow, WB; Kinne, S; Ackerman, S; Cesana, G; Chepfer, H; Di Girolamo, L; Getzewich, B; Guignard, A; Heidinger, A; Maddux, BC; Menzel, WP; Minnis, P; Pearl, C; Platnick, S; Poulsen, C; Riedi, J; Sun-Mack, S; Walther, A; Winker, D; Zeng, S; Zhao, G (2013). Assessment of Global Cloud Datasets from Satellites: Project and Database Initiated by the GEWEX Radiation Panel. BULLETIN OF THE AMERICAN METEOROLOGICAL SOCIETY, 94(7), 1031-1049.


Baum, BA; Menzel, WP; Frey, RA; Tobin, DC; Holz, RE; Ackerman, SA; Heidinger, AK; Yang, P (2012). MODIS Cloud-Top Property Refinements for Collection 6. JOURNAL OF APPLIED METEOROLOGY AND CLIMATOLOGY, 51(6), 1145-1163.

Pincus, R; Platnick, S; Ackerman, SA; Hemler, RS; Hofmann, RJP (2012). Reconciling Simulated and Observed Views of Clouds: MODIS, ISCCP, and the Limits of Instrument Simulators. JOURNAL OF CLIMATE, 25(13), 4699-4720.


Liu, YH, Ackerman, SA, Maddux, BC, Key, JR, Frey, RA (2010). Errors in Cloud Detection over the Arctic Using a Satellite Imager and Implications for Observing Feedback Mechanisms. JOURNAL OF CLIMATE, 23(7), 1894-1907.

Maddux, BC, Ackerman, SA, Platnick, S (2010). Viewing Geometry Dependencies in MODIS Cloud Products. JOURNAL OF ATMOSPHERIC AND OCEANIC TECHNOLOGY, 27(9), 1519-1528.


Feltz, WF, Bedka, KM, Otkin, JA, Greenwald, T, Ackerman, SA (2009). Understanding Satellite-Observed Mountain-Wave Signatures Using High-Resolution Numerical Model Data. WEATHER AND FORECASTING, 24(1), 76-86.

Li, ZL, Li, J, Menzel, WP, Nelson, JP, Schmit, TJ, Weisz, E, Ackerman, SA (2009). Forecasting and nowcasting improvement in cloudy regions with high temporal GOES sounder infrared radiance measurements. JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH-ATMOSPHERES, 114, D09216.

Wu, DL, Ackerman, SA, Davies, R, Diner, DJ, Garay, MJ, Kahn, BH, Maddux, BC, Moroney, CM, Stephens, GL, Veefkind, JP, Vaughan, MA (2009). "Vertical distributions and relationships of cloud occurrence frequency as observed by MISR, AIRS, MODIS, OMI, CALIPSO, and CloudSat". GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH LETTERS, 36, L09821.


Ackerman, SA, Holz, RE, Frey, R, Eloranta, EW, Maddux, BC, McGill, M (2008). Cloud detection with MODIS. Part II: Validation. JOURNAL OF ATMOSPHERIC AND OCEANIC TECHNOLOGY, 25(7), 1073-1086.

Frey, RA, Ackerman, SA, Liu, YH, Strabala, KI, Zhang, H, Key, JR, Wang, XG (2008). Cloud detection with MODIS. Part I: Improvements in the MODIS cloud mask for collection 5. JOURNAL OF ATMOSPHERIC AND OCEANIC TECHNOLOGY, 25(7), 1057-1072.

Holz, RE, Ackerman, SA, Nagle, FW, Frey, R, Dutcher, S, Kuehn, RE, Vaughan, MA, Baum, B (2008). Global Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) cloud detection and height evaluation using CALIOP. JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH-ATMOSPHERES, 113, D00A19.

Liu, CY, Li, J, Weisz, E, Schmit, TJ, Ackerman, SA, Huang, HL (2008). Synergistic use of AIRS and MODIS radiance measurements for atmospheric profiling. GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH LETTERS, 35(21), L21802.


Li, ZL, Li, J, Menzel, WP, Schmit, TJ, Ackerman, SA (2007). Comparison between current and future environmental satellite imagers on cloud classification using MODIS. REMOTE SENSING OF ENVIRONMENT, 108(3), 311-326.

Schreiner, AJ, Ackerman, SA, Baum, BA, Heidinger, AK (2007). A multispectral technique for detecting low-level cloudiness near sunrise. JOURNAL OF ATMOSPHERIC AND OCEANIC TECHNOLOGY, 24(10), 1800-1810.

Uhlenbrock, NL, Bedka, KM, Feltz, WF, Ackerman, SA (2007). Mountain wave signatures in MODIS 6.7-mu m imagery and their relation to pilot reports of turbulence. WEATHER AND FORECASTING, 22(3), 662-670.


Hong, G, Yang, P, Huang, HL, Ackerman, SA, Sokolik, IN (2006). Simulation of high-spectral-resolution infrared signature of overlapping cirrus clouds and mineral dust. GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH LETTERS, 33(4), L04805.


Hawkinson, JA, Feltz, W, Ackerman, SA (2005). A comparison of GOES sounder- and cloud lidar- and radar-retrieved cloud-top heights. JOURNAL OF APPLIED METEOROLOGY, 44(8), 1234-1242.


King, MD, Platnick, S, Yang, P, Arnold, GT, Gray, MA, Riedi, JC, Ackerman, SA, Liou, KN (2004). Remote sensing of liquid water and ice cloud optical thickness and effective radius in the Arctic: Application of airborne multispectral MAS data. JOURNAL OF ATMOSPHERIC AND OCEANIC TECHNOLOGY, 21(6), 857-875.

Lee, Y, Wahba, G, Ackerman, SA (2004). Cloud classification of satellite radiance data by multicategory support vector machines. JOURNAL OF ATMOSPHERIC AND OCEANIC TECHNOLOGY, 21(2), 159-169.

Liu, YH, Key, JR, Frey, RA, Ackerman, SA, Menzel, WP (2004). Nighttime polar cloud detection with MODIS. REMOTE SENSING OF ENVIRONMENT, 92(2), 181-194.

McCourt, ML, McMillan, WW, Ackerman, S, Holz, R, Revercomb, HE, Tobin, D (2004). "Using the ""blue spike"" to characterize biomass-burning sites during Southern African Regional Science Initiative (SAFARI) 2000". JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH-ATMOSPHERES, 109(D20), D20307.


King, MD, Menzel, WP, Kaufman, YJ, Tanre, D, Gao, BC, Platnick, S, Ackerman, SA, Remer, LA, Pincus, R, Hubanks, PA (2003). "Cloud and aerosol properties, precipitable water, and profiles of temperature and water vapor from MODIS". IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON GEOSCIENCE AND REMOTE SENSING, 41(2), 442-458.

Li, J, Menzel, WP, Yang, ZD, Frey, RA, Ackerman, SA (2003). High-spatial-resolution surface and cloud-type classification from MODIS multispectral band measurements. JOURNAL OF APPLIED METEOROLOGY, 42(2), 204-226.

Moeller, CC, Revercomb, HE, Ackerman, SA, Menzel, WP, Knuteson, RO (2003). Evaluation of MODIS thermal IR band L1B radiances during SAFARI 2000. JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH-ATMOSPHERES, 108(D13), 8494.

Platnick, S, King, MD, Ackerman, SA, Menzel, WP, Baum, BA, Riedi, JC, Frey, RA (2003). The MODIS cloud products: Algorithms and examples from Terra. IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON GEOSCIENCE AND REMOTE SENSING, 41(2), 459-473.


Baum, BA, Soulen, PF, Strabala, KI, King, MD, Ackerman, SA, Menzel, WP, Yang, P (2000). Remote sensing of cloud properties using MODIS airborne simulator imagery during SUCCESS 2. Cloud thermodynamic phase. JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH-ATMOSPHERES, 105(D9), 11781-11792.


Frey, RA, Baum, BA, Menzel, WP, Ackerman, SA, Moeller, CC, Spinhirne, JD (1999). A comparison of cloud top heights computed from airborne lidar and MAS radiance data using CO2 slicing. JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH-ATMOSPHERES, 104(D20), 24547-24555.

Riggs, GA, Hall, DK, Ackerman, SA (1999). Sea ice extent and classification mapping with the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer Airborne Simulator. REMOTE SENSING OF ENVIRONMENT, 68(2), 152-163.


Ackerman, SA, Moeller, CC, Strabala, KI, Gerber, HE, Gumley, LE, Menzel, WP, Tsay, SC (1998). Retrieval of effective microphysical properties of clouds: A wave cloud case study. GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH LETTERS, 25(8), 1121-1124.

Ackerman, SA, Strabala, KI, Menzel, WP, Frey, RA, Moeller, CC, Gumley, LE (1998). Discriminating clear sky from clouds with MODIS. JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH-ATMOSPHERES, 103(D24), 32141-32157.

King, MD, Tsay, SC, Ackerman, SA, Larsen, NF (1998). "Discriminating heavy aerosol, clouds, and fires during SCAR-B: Application of airborne multispectral MAS data". JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH-ATMOSPHERES, 103(D24), 31989-31999.



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