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Chen, C; Dubovik, O; Fuertes, D; Litvinov, P; Lapyonok, T; Lopatin, A; Ducos, F; Derimian, Y; Herman, M; Tanre, D; Remer, LA; Lyapustin, A; Sayer, AM; Levy, RC; Hsu, NC; Descloitres, J; Li, L; Torres, B; Karol, Y; Herrera, M; Herreras, M; Aspetsberger, M; Wanzenboeck, M; Bindreiter, L; Marth, D; Hangler, A; Federspiel, C (2020). Validation of GRASP algorithm product from POLDER/PARASOL data and assessment of multi-angular polarimetry potential for aerosol monitoring. EARTH SYSTEM SCIENCE DATA, 12(4), 3573-3620.

Gupta, P; Remer, LA; Patadia, F; Levy, RC; Christopher, SA (2020). High-Resolution Gridded Level 3 Aerosol Optical Depth Data from MODIS. REMOTE SENSING, 12(17), 2847.

Sawyer, V; Levy, RC; Mattoo, S; Cureton, G; Shi, YX; Remer, LA (2020). Continuing the MODIS Dark Target Aerosol Time Series with VIIRS. REMOTE SENSING, 12(2), 308.

Schutgens, N; Sayer, AM; Heckel, A; Hsu, C; Jethva, H; de Leeuw, G; Leonard, PJT; Levy, RC; Lipponen, A; Lyapustin, A; North, P; Popp, T; Poulsen, C; Sawyer, V; Sogacheva, L; Thomas, G; Torres, O; Wang, YJ; Kinne, S; Schulz, M; Stier, P (2020). An AeroCom-AeroSat study: intercomparison of satellite AOD datasets for aerosol model evaluation. ATMOSPHERIC CHEMISTRY AND PHYSICS, 20(21), 12431-12457.

Sogacheva, L; Popp, T; Sayer, AM; Dubovik, O; Garay, MJ; Heckel, A; Hsu, NC; Jethva, H; Kahn, RA; Kolmonen, P; Kosmale, M; de Leeuw, G; Levy, RC; Litvinov, P; Lyapustin, A; North, P; Torres, O; Arola, A (2020). Merging regional and global aerosol optical depth records from major available satellite products. ATMOSPHERIC CHEMISTRY AND PHYSICS, 20(4), 2031-2056.

Yu, HB; Yang, Y; Wang, HL; Tan, Q; Chin, M; Levy, RC; Remer, LA; Smith, SJ; Yuan, TL; Shi, YX (2020). Interannual variability and trends of combustion aerosol and dust in major continental outflows revealed by MODIS retrievals and CAM5 simulations during 2003-2017. ATMOSPHERIC CHEMISTRY AND PHYSICS, 20(1), 139-161.

Zhou, YP; Levy, RC; Remer, LA; Mattoo, S; Espinosa, WR (2020). Dust Aerosol Retrieval Over the Oceans With the MODIS/VIIRS Dark Target Algorithm: 2. Nonspherical Dust Model. EARTH AND SPACE SCIENCE, 7(10), e2020EA001222.

Zhou, YP; Levy, RC; Remer, LA; Mattoo, S; Shi, YX; Wang, CX (2020). Dust Aerosol Retrieval Over the Oceans With the MODIS/VIIRS Dark-Target Algorithm: 1. Dust Detection. EARTH AND SPACE SCIENCE, 7(10), e2020EA001221.


Gupta, P; Levy, RC; Mattoo, S; Remer, LA; Holz, RE; Heidinger, AK (2019). Applying the Dark Target aerosol algorithm with Advanced Himawari Imager observations during the KORUS-AQ field campaign. ATMOSPHERIC MEASUREMENT TECHNIQUES, 12(12), 6557-6577.

Shi, YXR; Levy, RC; Eck, TF; Fisher, B; Mattoo, S; Remer, LA; Slutsker, I; Zhang, JL (2019). Characterizing the 2015 Indonesia fire event using modified MODIS aerosol retrievals. ATMOSPHERIC CHEMISTRY AND PHYSICS, 19(1), 259-274.

Spencer, RS; Levy, RC; Remer, LA; Mattoo, S; Arnold, GT; Hlavka, DL; Meyer, KG; Marshak, A; Wilcox, EM; Platnick, SE (2019). Exploring Aerosols Near Clouds With High-Spatial-Resolution Aircraft Remote Sensing During SEAC(4)RS. JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH-ATMOSPHERES, 124(4), 2148-2173.

Yu, HB; Tan, Q; Chin, M; Remer, LA; Kahn, RA; Bian, HS; Kim, D; Zhang, ZB; Yuan, TL; Omar, AH; Winker, DM; Levy, RC; Kalashnikova, O; Crepeau, L; Capelle, V; Chedin, A (2019). Estimates of African Dust Deposition Along the Trans-Atlantic Transit Using the Decadelong Record of Aerosol Measurements from CALIOP, MODIS, MISR, and IASI. JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH-ATMOSPHERES, 124(14), 7975-7996.


Gupta, P; Remer, LA; Levy, RC; Mattoo, S (2018). Validation of MODIS 3 km land aerosol optical depth from NASA's EOS Terra and Aqua missions. ATMOSPHERIC MEASUREMENT TECHNIQUES, 11(5), 3145-3159.

Levy, RC; Mattoo, S; Sawyer, V; Shi, YX; Colarco, PR; Lyapustin, AI; Wang, YJ; Remer, LA (2018). Exploring systematic offsets between aerosol products from the two MODIS sensors. ATMOSPHERIC MEASUREMENT TECHNIQUES, 11(7), 4073-4092.

Lipponen, A; Mielonen, T; Pitkanen, MRA; Levy, RC; Sawyer, VR; Romakkaniemi, S; Kolehmainen, V; Arola, A (2018). Bayesian aerosol retrieval algorithm for MODIS AOD retrieval over land. ATMOSPHERIC MEASUREMENT TECHNIQUES, 11(3), 1529-1547.

Patadia, F; Levy, RC; Mattoo, S (2018). Correcting for trace gas absorption when retrieving aerosol optical depth from satellite observations of reflected shortwave radiation. ATMOSPHERIC MEASUREMENT TECHNIQUES, 11(6), 3205-3219.


Carroll, ML; DiMiceli, CM; Townshend, JRG; Sohlberg, RA; Elders, AI; Devadiga, S; Sayer, AM; Levy, RC (2017). Development of an operational land water mask for MODIS Collection 6, and influence on downstream data products. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF DIGITAL EARTH, 10(2), 207-218.

Mei, LL; Rozanov, V; Vountas, M; Burrows, JP; Levy, RC; Lotz, W (2017). Retrieval of aerosol optical properties using MERIS observations: Algorithm and some first results. REMOTE SENSING OF ENVIRONMENT, 197, 125-140.

Wang, Y; Wang, J; Levy, RC; Xu, XG; Reid, JS (2017). MODIS Retrieval of Aerosol Optical Depth over Turbid Coastal Water. REMOTE SENSING, 9(6), 595.

Zhu, J; Xia, XG; Wang, J; Che, HZ; Chen, HB; Zhang, JQ; Xu, XG; Levy, RC; Oo, M; Holz, R; Ayoub, M (2017). Evaluation of Aerosol Optical Depth and Aerosol Models from VIIRS Retrieval Algorithms over North China Plain. REMOTE SENSING, 9(5), 432.


Alexandrov, MD; Geogdzhayev, IV; Tsigaridis, K; Marshak, A; Levy, R; Cairns, B (2016). New Statistical Model for Variability of Aerosol Optical Thickness: Theory and Application to MODIS Data over Ocean. JOURNAL OF THE ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES, 73(2), 821-837.

Field, RD; van der Werf, GR; Fanin, T; Fetzer, EJ; Fuller, R; Jethva, H; Levy, R; Livesey, NJ; Luo, M; Torres, O; Worden, HM (2016). Indonesian fire activity and smoke pollution in 2015 show persistent nonlinear sensitivity to El Nino-induced drought. PROCEEDINGS OF THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, 113(33), 9204-9209.

Georgoulias, AK; Alexandri, G; Kourtidis, KA; Lelieveld, J; Zanis, P; Poschl, U; Levy, R; Amiridis, V; Marinou, E; Tsikerdekis, A (2016). Spatiotemporal variability and contribution of different aerosol types to the aerosol optical depth over the Eastern Mediterranean. ATMOSPHERIC CHEMISTRY AND PHYSICS, 16(21), 13853-13884.

Gupta, P; Levy, RC; Mattoo, S; Remer, LA; Munchak, LA (2016). A surface reflectance scheme for retrieving aerosol optical depth over urban surfaces in MODIS Dark Target retrieval algorithm. ATMOSPHERIC MEASUREMENT TECHNIQUES, 9(7), 3293-3308.

Ma, ZW; Hu, XF; Sayer, AM; Levy, R; Zhang, Q; Xue, YG; Tong, SL; Bi, J; Huang, L; Liu, Y (2016). Satellite-Based Spatiotemporal Trends in PM2.5 Concentrations: China, 2004-2013. ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH PERSPECTIVES, 124(2), 184-192.

van Donkelaar, A; Martin, RV; Brauer, M; Hsu, NC; Kahn, RA; Levy, RC; Lyapustin, A; Sayer, AM; Winker, DM (2016). Global Estimates of Fine Particulate Matter using a Combined Geophysical-Statistical Method with Information from Satellites, Models, and Monitors. ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY, 50(7), 3762-3772.

Wald, A; Levy, RC; Angal, A; Geng, X; Xiong, J; Hoffman, K (2016). Impact of MODIS SWIR band calibration improvements on Level-3 atmospheric products. OCEAN SENSING AND MONITORING VIII, 9827, UNSP 98270Y.

Wen, GY; Marshak, A; Varnai, T; Levy, R (2016). Testing the two-layer model for correcting near-cloud reflectance enhancement using LES/SHDOM-simulated radiances. JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH-ATMOSPHERES, 121(16), 9661-9674.

Wind, G; da Silva, AM; Norris, PM; Platnick, S; Mattoo, S; Levy, RC (2016). Multi-sensor cloud and aerosol retrieval simulator and remote sensing from model parameters - Part 2: Aerosols. GEOSCIENTIFIC MODEL DEVELOPMENT, 9(7), 2377-2389.

Xiao, Q; Zhang, H; Choi, M; Li, S; Kondragunta, S; Kim, J; Holben, B; Levy, RC; Liu, Y (2016). Evaluation of VIIRS, GOCI, and MODIS Collection 6AOD retrievals against ground sunphotometer observations over East Asia. ATMOSPHERIC CHEMISTRY AND PHYSICS, 16(3), 1255-1269.


Sullivan, R. C.; Levy, R. C.; Pryor, S. C. (2015). Spatiotemporal coherence of mean and extreme aerosol particle events over eastern North America as observed from satellite. ATMOSPHERIC ENVIRONMENT, 112, 126-135.


Colarco, P. R.; Kahn, R. A.; Remer, L. A.; Levy, R. C. (2014). Impact of satellite viewing-swath width on global and regional aerosol optical thickness statistics and trends. ATMOSPHERIC MEASUREMENT TECHNIQUES, 7(7), 2313-2335.

Livingston, J. M.; Redemann, J.; Shinozuka, Y.; Johnson, R.; Russell, P. B.; Zhang, Q.; Mattoo, S.; Remer, L.; Levy, R.; Munchak, L.; Ramachandran, S. (2014). Comparison of MODIS 3 km and 10 km resolution aerosol optical depth retrievals over land with airborne sunphotometer measurements during ARCTAS summer 2008. ATMOSPHERIC CHEMISTRY AND PHYSICS, 14(4), 2015-2038.


Sorek-Hamer, M; Cohen, A; Levy, RC; Ziv, B; Broday, DM (2013). Classification of dust days by satellite remotely sensed aerosol products. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF REMOTE SENSING, 34(8), 2672-2688.


Kleidman, RG; Smirnov, A; Levy, RC; Mattoo, S; Tanre, D (2012). Evaluation and Wind Speed Dependence of MODIS Aerosol Retrievals Over Open Ocean. IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON GEOSCIENCE AND REMOTE SENSING, 50(2), 429-435.

Remer, LA; Mattoo, S; Levy, RC; Heidinger, A; Pierce, RB; Chin, M (2012). Retrieving aerosol in a cloudy environment: aerosol product availability as a function of spatial resolution. ATMOSPHERIC MEASUREMENT TECHNIQUES, 5(7), 1823-1840.

Wang, DD; Morton, D; Masek, J; Wu, AS; Nagol, J; Xiong, XX; Levy, R; Vermote, E; Wolfe, R (2012). Impact of sensor degradation on the MODIS NDVI time series. REMOTE SENSING OF ENVIRONMENT, 119, 55-61.


Kahn, RA; Garay, MJ; Nelson, DL; Levy, RC; Bull, MA; Diner, DJ; Martonchik, JV; Hansen, EG; Remer, LA; Tanre, D (2011). Response to Toward unified satellite climatology of aerosol properties. 3. MODIS versus MISR versus AERONET. JOURNAL OF QUANTITATIVE SPECTROSCOPY & RADIATIVE TRANSFER, 112(5), 901-909.

Kahn, RA; Garay, MJ; Nelson, DL; Levy, RC; Bull, MA; Diner, DJ; Martonchik, JV; Hansen, EG; Remer, LA; Tanre, D (2011). Response to "Toward unified satellite climatology of aerosol properties. 3. MODIS versus MISR versus AERONET\. JOURNAL OF QUANTITATIVE SPECTROSCOPY & RADIATIVE TRANSFER, 112(5), 901-909.

Lyapustin, A; Wang, Y; Laszlo, I; Kahn, R; Korkin, S; Remer, L; Levy, R; Reid, JS (2011). Multiangle implementation of atmospheric correction (MAIAC): 2. Aerosol algorithm. JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH-ATMOSPHERES, 116, D03211.


Jethva, H; Satheesh, SK; Srinivasan, J; Levy, RC (2010). Improved retrieval of aerosol size-resolved properties from moderate resolution imaging spectroradiometer over India: Role of aerosol model and surface reflectance. JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH-ATMOSPHERES, 115, D18213.

Kokhanovsky, AA, Deuze, JL, Diner, DJ, Dubovik, O, Ducos, F, Emde, C, Garay, MJ, Grainger, RG, Heckel, A, Herman, M, Katsev, IL, Keller, J, Levy, R, North, PRJ, Prikhach, AS, Rozanov, VV, Sayer, AM, Ota, Y, Tanre, D, Thomas, GE, Zege, EP (2010). The inter-comparison of major satellite aerosol retrieval algorithms using simulated intensity and polarization characteristics of reflected light. ATMOSPHERIC MEASUREMENT TECHNIQUES, 3(4), 909-932.

Levy, RC; Remer, LA; Kleidman, RG; Mattoo, S; Ichoku, C; Kahn, R; Eck, TF (2010). Global evaluation of the Collection 5 MODIS dark-target aerosol products over land. ATMOSPHERIC CHEMISTRY AND PHYSICS, 10(21), 10399-10420.

van Donkelaar, A, Martin, RV, Brauer, M, Kahn, R, Levy, R, Verduzco, C, Villeneuve, PJ (2010). Global Estimates of Ambient Fine Particulate Matter Concentrations from Satellite-Based Aerosol Optical Depth: Development and Application. ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH PERSPECTIVES, 118(10), 847-855.


Kahn, RA, Nelson, DL, Garay, MJ, Levy, RC, Bull, MA, Diner, DJ, Martonchik, JV, Paradise, SR, Hansen, EG, Remer, LA (2009). MISR Aerosol Product Attributes and Statistical Comparisons With MODIS. IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON GEOSCIENCE AND REMOTE SENSING, 47(12), 4095-4114.

Redemann, J, Zhang, Q, Livingston, J, Russell, P, Shinozuka, Y, Clarke, A, Johnson, R, Levy, R (2009). Testing aerosol properties in MODIS Collection 4 and 5 using airborne sunphotometer observations in INTEX-B/MILAGRO. ATMOSPHERIC CHEMISTRY AND PHYSICS, 9(21), 8159-8172.


Remer, LA, Kleidman, RG, Levy, RC, Kaufman, YJ, Tanre, D, Mattoo, S, Martins, JV, Ichoku, C, Koren, I, Yu, HB, Holben, BN (2008). Global aerosol climatology from the MODIS satellite sensors. JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH-ATMOSPHERES, 113(D14), D14S07.


Kahn, RA, Garay, MJ, Nelson, DL, Yau, KK, Bull, MA, Gaitley, BJ, Martonchik, JV, Levy, RC (2007). Satellite-derived aerosol optical depth over dark water from MISR and MODIS: Comparisons with AERONET and implications for climatological studies. JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH-ATMOSPHERES, 112(D18), D18205.

Levy, RC, Pinker, RT (2007). Remote sensing of spectral aerosol properties - A classroom experience. BULLETIN OF THE AMERICAN METEOROLOGICAL SOCIETY, 88(1), 25-0.

Levy, RC, Remer, LA, Dubovik, O (2007). Global aerosol optical properties and application to Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer aerosol retrieval over land. JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH-ATMOSPHERES, 112(D13), D13210.

Levy, RC, Remer, LA, Mattoo, S, Vermote, EF, Kaufman, YJ (2007). Second-generation operational algorithm: Retrieval of aerosol properties over land from inversion of Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer spectral reflectance. JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH-ATMOSPHERES, 112(D13), D13211.

Mi, W, Li, ZQ, Xia, XG, Holben, B, Levy, R, Zhao, FS, Chen, HB, Cribb, M (2007). Evaluation of the moderate resolution Imaging spectroradiometer aerosol products at two aerosol robotic network stations in china. JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH-ATMOSPHERES, 112(D22), D22S8.


Kaufman, YJ, Remer, LA, Tanre, D, Li, RR, Kleidman, R, Mattoo, S, Levy, RC, Eck, TF, Holben, BN, Ichoku, C, Martins, JV, Koren, I (2005). A critical examination of the residual cloud contamination and diurnal sampling effects on MODIS estimates of aerosol over ocean. IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON GEOSCIENCE AND REMOTE SENSING, 43(12), 2886-2897.

Levy, RC, Remer, LA, Martins, JV, Kaufman, YJ, Plana-Fattori, A, Redemann, J, Wenny, B (2005). Evaluation of the MODIS aerosol retrievals over ocean and land during CLAMS. JOURNAL OF THE ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES, 62(4), 974-992.

Redemann, J, Schmid, B, Eilers, JA, Kahn, R, Levy, RC, Russell, PB, Livingston, JM, Hobbs, PV, Smith, WL, Holben, BN (2005). Suborbital measurements of spectral aerosol optical depth and its variability at subsatellite grid scales in support of CLAMS 2001. JOURNAL OF THE ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES, 62(4), 993-1007.

Remer, LA, Kaufman, YJ, Tanre, D, Mattoo, S, Chu, DA, Martins, JV, Li, RR, Ichoku, C, Levy, RC, Kleidman, RG, Eck, TF, Vermote, E, Holben, BN (2005). "The MODIS aerosol algorithm, products, and validation". JOURNAL OF THE ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES, 62(4), 947-973.

Vant-Hull, B, Li, ZQ, Taubman, BF, Levy, R, Marufu, L, Chang, FL, Doddridge, BG, Dickerson, RR (2005). "Smoke over haze: Comparative analysis of satellite, surface radiometer, and airborne in situ measurements of aerosol optical properties and radiative forcing over the eastern United States". JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH-ATMOSPHERES, 110(D10), D10S21.


Chin, M, Chu, A, Levy, R, Remer, L, Kaufman, Y, Holben, B, Eck, T, Ginoux, P, Gao, QX (2004). "Aerosol distribution in the Northern Hemisphere during ACE-Asia: Results from global model, satellite observations, and Sun photometer measurements". JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH-ATMOSPHERES, 109(D23), D23S90.

Levy, RC, Remer, LA, Kaufman, YJ (2004). Effects of neglecting polarization on the MODIS aerosol retrieval over land. IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON GEOSCIENCE AND REMOTE SENSING, 42(11), 2576-2583.


Ichoku, C, Remer, LA, Kaufman, YJ, Levy, R, Chu, DA, Tanre, D, Holben, BN (2003). MODIS observation of aerosols and estimation of aerosol radiative forcing over southern Africa during SAFARI 2000. JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH-ATMOSPHERES, 108(D13), 8499.

Levy, RC, Remer, LA, Tanre, D, Kaufman, YJ, Ichoku, C, Holben, BN, Livingston, JM, Russell, PB, Maring, H (2003). Evaluation of the Moderate-Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer ( MODIS) retrievals of dust aerosol over the ocean during PRIDE. JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH-ATMOSPHERES, 108(D19), 8594.

Livingston, JM, Russell, PB, Reid, JS, Redemann, J, Schmid, B, Allen, DA, Torres, O, Levy, RC, Remer, LA, Holben, BN, Smirnov, A, Dubovik, O, Welton, EJ, Campbell, JR, Wang, J, Christopher, SA (2003). "Airborne Sun photometer measurements of aerosol optical depth and columnar water vapor during the Puerto Rico Dust Experiment and comparison with land, aircraft, and satellite measurements". JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH-ATMOSPHERES, 108(D19), 8588.


Martins, JV, Tanre, D, Remer, L, Kaufman, Y, Mattoo, S, Levy, R (2002). MODIS Cloud screening for remote sensing of aerosols over oceans using spatial variability. GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH LETTERS, 29(12), 1619.

Remer, LA, Tanre, D, Kaufman, YJ, Ichoku, C, Mattoo, S, Levy, R, Chu, DA, Holben, B, Dubovik, O, Smirnov, A, Martins, JV, Li, RR, Ahmad, Z (2002). Validation of MODIS aerosol retrieval over ocean. GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH LETTERS, 29(12), 1618.