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Reviews and syntheses: Ongoing and emerging opportunities to improve environmental science using observations from the Advanced Baseline Imager on the Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellites

Anam M. Khan, Paul C. Stoy, James T. Douglas, Martha Anderson, George Diak, Jason A. Otkin, Christopher Hain, Elizabeth M. Rehbein, Joel McCorkel
2021 Biogeosciences  
We review a number of existing applications that use data from geostationary platforms and present upcoming opportunities for observing key ecosystem properties using high-frequency observations from the  ...  that are comparable to commonly used polar-orbiting sensors like the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS), Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS), or Landsat.  ...  The land surface water index (LSWI), the normalized difference between satellite-derived reflectance in near-infrared and shortwave infrared, is used to adjust LUE in response to water stress and leaf  ... 
doi:10.5194/bg-18-4117-2021 fatcat:5rdywhdi7fafnbddb77ych5h2q

Using a Diagnostic Soil-Plant-Atmosphere Model for Monitoring Drought at Field to Continental Scales

Martha C. Anderson, Carmelo Cammalleri, Christopher R. Hain, Jason Otkin, Xiwu Zhan, William Kustas
2013 Procedia Environmental Sciences  
Integrating LST information from geostationary and polar orbiting systems through data fusion, the ESI has unique potential for sensing moisture stress at field scale, with potential benefits to yield  ...  The ESI is routinely produced over the continental U.S. using data from the Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellites, with expansion to North and South America underway.  ...  Conclusions A multi-sensor, multi-scale approach to mapping ET and moisture stress using thermal remote sensing data from both geostationary and polar-orbiting satellite platforms has been described.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.proenv.2013.06.006 fatcat:r3jxcpuu45fqrb3uqirporuij4

Mapping daily evapotranspiration at field to continental scales using geostationary and polar orbiting satellite imagery

M. C. Anderson, W. P. Kustas, J. M. Norman, C. R. Hain, J. R. Mecikalski, L. Schultz, M. P. González-Dugo, C. Cammalleri, G. d'Urso, A. Pimstein, F. Gao
2011 Hydrology and Earth System Sciences  
A related algorithm (DisALEXI) spatially disaggregates ALEXI fluxes down to finer spatial scales using moderate resolution TIR imagery from polar orbiting satellites.  ...  Thermal infrared (TIR) remote sensing of landsurface temperature (LST) provides valuable information about the sub-surface moisture status required for estimating evapotranspiration (ET) and detecting  ...  Conclusions We have presented a multi-sensor, multi-scale approach to mapping ET using thermal remote sensing data from both geostationary and polar-orbiting satellite platforms.  ... 
doi:10.5194/hess-15-223-2011 fatcat:ox7sfolzs5goxdjiv6hqydhdo4

Remote Sensing for Precision Agriculture: Sentinel-2 Improved Features and Applications

Joel Segarra, Maria Luisa Buchaillot, Jose Luis Araus, Shawn C. Kefauver
2020 Agronomy  
Thus, we reviewed the features and uses of Sentinel-2 in precision agriculture, including abiotic and biotic stress detection, and agricultural management.  ...  of field data and different remote sensing techniques may still be needed.  ...  Acknowledgments: This study was supported in part by the Spanish project AGL2016-76527-R from the Ministerio de Economía y Competividad (MINECO, Spain) and by the support of Catalan Institution for Research  ... 
doi:10.3390/agronomy10050641 fatcat:dep65xicqbhthfblloovjvoteq

Measuring freshwater aquatic ecosystems: The need for a hyperspectral global mapping satellite mission

Erin Lee Hestir, Vittorio E. Brando, Mariano Bresciani, Claudia Giardino, Erica Matta, Paolo Villa, Arnold G. Dekker
2015 Remote Sensing of Environment  
with biophysical variables derived from high spectral resolution data.  ...  The US National Research Council's guidance to NASA regarding missions for the coming decade includes a polar orbiting, global mapping hyperspectral satellite remote sensing mission, the Hyperspectral  ...  APEX data were acquired thanks to the European Facility for Airborne Research (EUFAR) project. E.L. Hestir was supported by CSIRO Division of Land and Water (R-05535-01). A.G.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.rse.2015.05.023 fatcat:xdupb3fj4jdovews554kp5ut2e

Mapping daily evapotranspiration at Landsat spatial scales during the BEAREX'08 field campaign

Martha C. Anderson, William P. Kustas, Joseph G. Alfieri, Feng Gao, Christopher Hain, John H. Prueger, Steven Evett, Paul Colaizzi, Terry Howell, José L. Chávez
2012 Advances in Water Resources  
Robust spatial information about environmental water use at field scales and daily to seasonal timesteps will benefit many applications in agriculture and water resource management.  ...  The algorithm relies on general conservation of the ratio between actual ET and a reference ET, generated from satellite insolation data and standard meteorological fields from a mesoscale model.  ...  sex, marital status, familial status, parental status, religion, sexual orientation, genetic information, political beliefs, reprisal, or because all or part of an individual's income is derived from  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.advwatres.2012.06.005 fatcat:myqkisto4jf4jbhj5yslwgtqb4

Satellite Remote Sensing of Savannas: Current Status and Emerging Opportunities

Abdulhakim M. Abdi, Martin Brandt, Christin Abel, Rasmus Fensholt
2022 Journal of Remote Sensing  
intelligence and machine learning in combination with multisource satellite observations, e.g., multi-/hyperspectral, synthetic aperture radar (SAR), and light detection and ranging (lidar), and data  ...  fire activity; (3) exploiting high-resolution imagery provided by nanosatellites to better understand the role of landscape structure in ecosystem functioning; and (4) using novel approaches from artificial  ...  Nathalie Pettorelli, and Dr. Torbern Tagesson for their helpful comments during the drafting of the manuscript.  ... 
doi:10.34133/2022/9835284 fatcat:depdimmavnb75dfr7z2h3hl3qi

Surface Albedo Retrieval from 40-Years of Earth Observations through the EUMETSAT/LSA SAF and EU/C3S Programmes: The Versatile Algorithm of PYALUS

Dominique Carrer, Florian Pinault, Gabriel Lellouch, Isabel F. Trigo, Iskander Benhadj, Fernando Camacho, Xavier Ceamanos, Suman Moparthy, Joaquin Munoz-Sabater, Lothar Schüller, Jorge Sánchez-Zapero
2021 Remote Sensing  
The evaluation of the algorithm applied to different platforms was recently made by Lellouch et al. and Sánchez Zapero et al. in 2020 which can be considered as companion papers.  ...  The scientific algorithm comprises four steps: an atmospheric correction, a sensor harmonisation (optional), a BRDF (Bidirectional Reflectance Distribution Function) inversion, and the albedo calculation  ...  Vincent and M. Pardé for their assistance in the implementation of the improvement in the algorithms and for their help to visualise the data. We thank E. Swinnen, R. Lacaze and D.  ... 
doi:10.3390/rs13030372 fatcat:nlr4sxuwezhmxetxbfwh5iky64

Thermal Remote Sensing of Active Vegetation Fires and Biomass Burning Events [chapter]

Martin J. Wooster, Gareth Roberts, Alistair M. S. Smith, Joshua Johnston, Patrick Freeborn, Stefania Amici, Andrew T. Hudak
2013 Thermal Infrared Remote Sensing  
Thermal remote sensing is widely used in the detection, study, and management of biomass burning occurring in open vegetation fires.  ...  Here we review the theoretical basis of the key approaches used to (1) detect actively burning fires; (2) characterize sub-pixel fires; and (3) estimate fuel consumption and smoke emissions.  ...  useful comments.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-94-007-6639-6_18 fatcat:oca2arjm5ndlhprycfctpvu4by

Current and near-term advances in Earth observation for ecological applications

Susan L. Ustin, Elizabeth M. Middleton
2021 Ecological Processes  
These data will enable us to quantify and characterize various soil properties such as iron content, several types of soil clays, organic matter, and other components.  ...  Most of these satellites are in low Earth orbit (LEO), but we include a few in geostationary orbit (GEO) because of their potential to measure plant physiological traits over diurnal periods, improving  ...  Acknowledgements Thanks to all the space agencies and their governments for making satellite data widely available through their "free and open" data policies.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s13717-020-00255-4 pmid:33425642 pmcid:PMC7779249 fatcat:tojcb7xw3reajgwgci46zsuqk4

Review on Estimation of Land Surface Radiation and Energy Budgets From Ground Measurement, Remote Sensing and Model Simulations

Shunlin Liang, Kaicun Wang, Xiaotong Zhang, Martin Wild
2010 IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing  
The estimates of their components generated from remote sensing data or simulations from numerical models have large uncertainties.  ...  This paper provides a comprehensive review of recent advances in estimating insolation, albedo, clear-sky longwave downward and upwelling radiation, all-wave net radiation and evapotranspiration from ground  ...  Remote Sensing Techniques Three types of data have been used for routine mapping of land surface albedos: multiangle and multispectral data from polar-orbiting satellites, and multispectral data from geostationary  ... 
doi:10.1109/jstars.2010.2048556 fatcat:ecy5vwbwu5grpoyvj3zp63x65i

Quality Assurance Framework Development Based on Six New ECV Data Products to Enhance User Confidence for Climate Applications

Joanne Nightingale, Klaas Boersma, Jan-Peter Muller, Steven Compernolle, Jean-Christopher Lambert, Simon Blessing, Ralf Giering, Nadine Gobron, Isabelle De Smedt, Pierre Coheur, Maya George, Jörg Schulz (+1 others)
2018 Remote Sensing  
Data from Earth observation (EO) satellites are increasingly used to monitor the environment, understand variability and change, inform evaluations of climate model forecasts, and manage natural resources  ...  Policymakers are progressively relying on the information derived from these datasets to make decisions on mitigating and adapting to climate change.  ...  We would also like to acknowledge the champion data users, who took time to review and provide valuable feedback on the QA system quality reports.  ... 
doi:10.3390/rs10081254 fatcat:jz355ywsyzgefpzsjb5pwyo4oa

New Geostationary Satellite–Based Snow-Cover Algorithm

Niilo Siljamo, Otto Hyvärinen
2011 Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology  
The new version of the product is compared with the old version and the NOAA/National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service Interactive Multisensor Snow and Ice Mapping System (IMS) snow-cover  ...  This paper introduces a new algorithm for satellite-based snow-cover detection that is in operational use for Meteosat in the European Organisation for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites Satellite  ...  The probability of high and low values of HSS and PC as a function of land cover. Only GLC2000 classes covering more than 5% of the study area were used.  ... 
doi:10.1175/2010jamc2568.1 fatcat:r3kfx3dom5cafmva4vseqveuym

Mission to Planet Earth: Role of Clouds and Radiation in Climate

Bruce A. Wielicki, Edwin F. Harrison, Robert D. Cess, Michael D. King, David A. Randall
1995 Bulletin of The American Meteorological Society - (BAMS)  
These combined data can span the necessary spatial scales of global, regional, cloud cell, and cloud particle physics (i.e., from 1 O* to 1 O-' m).  ...  Key advances include simultaneous observation of radiation budget and cloud properties, additional information on cloud particle size and phase, improved detection of thin clouds and multilayer cloud systems  ...  We are indebted to contributions from many reviewers of this document as well as sections contributed by J. A. Coakley Jr. (aerosols), T. Liu (links to ocean processes), and P.  ... 
doi:10.1175/1520-0477(1995)076<2125:mtpero>;2 fatcat:dnkm3dfhzbgehpb3w3z7ha36lu

An Overview of the Science Performances and Calibration/Validation of Joint Polar Satellite System Operational Products

Lihang Zhou, Murty Divakarla, Xingpin Liu, Arron Layns, Mitch Goldberg
2019 Remote Sensing  
The status of NOAA-20 science data products and ongoing calibration/validation (Cal/Val) efforts are discussed for user awareness.  ...  The Suomi National Polar-orbiting Partnership (S-NPP) satellite, launched in October 2011, initiated a series of the next-generation weather satellites for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration  ...  corrected, top-of-canopy (TOC) reflectances, NDVI from TOC reflectances (an additional product from NOAA-20) [48] .  ... 
doi:10.3390/rs11060698 fatcat:h5eybmi4ijgevezwor6vzfpqme
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