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Microwave Radiometric Remote Sensing of Volcanic Ash Clouds From Space: Model and Data Analysis

Mario Montopoli, Domenico Cimini, Mirko Lamantea, Michael Herzog, Hans Friedrich Graf, Frank Silvio Marzano
2013 IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing  
The potential of satellite passive microwave sensors to provide quantitative information about near-source volcanic ash cloud parameters is assessed.  ...  Quantitative correlation analysis between ATHAM/SDSU forward-model columnar content simulations and available microwave radiometric brightness temperature measurements, derived from the Special Sensor  ...  Palmason of the Iceland Meteorological Office for providing and assisting in reading the C-band radar data.  ... 
doi:10.1109/tgrs.2013.2260343 fatcat:xxajzlxuwjh4jbjsdau6twpux4

Interpretation of observed microwave signatures from ground dual polarization radar and space multi frequency radiometer for the 2011 Grímsvötn volcanic eruption

M. Montopoli, G. Vulpiani, D. Cimini, E. Picciotti, F. S. Marzano
2013 Atmospheric Measurement Techniques Discussions  
The potential of microwaves from satellite passive and ground-based active sensors to estimate near-source volcanic ash cloud parameters has been also proposed, though with little investigation of their  ...  The important role played by ground-based microwave weather radars for the monitoring of volcanic ash clouds has been recently demonstrated.  ...  Palmason of the Iceland Meteorological Office (Iceland) for providing and assisting us in reading the Xband radar data.  ... 
doi:10.5194/amtd-6-6215-2013 fatcat:ojmzccl7lvcjxkr4m5onyujdze

Interpretation of observed microwave signatures from ground dual polarization radar and space multi-frequency radiometer for the 2011 Grímsvötn volcanic eruption

M. Montopoli, G. Vulpiani, D. Cimini, E. Picciotti, F. S. Marzano
2014 Atmospheric Measurement Techniques  
The potential of microwaves from satellite passive and ground-based active sensors to estimate near-source volcanic ash cloud parameters has been also proposed, though with little investigation of their  ...  </strong> The important role played by ground-based microwave weather radars for the monitoring of volcanic ash clouds has been recently demonstrated.  ...  Palmason of the Iceland Meteorological Office (Iceland) for providing and assisting us in reading the Xband radar data.  ... 
doi:10.5194/amt-7-537-2014 fatcat:7g576cwu5fazfo2w2u5gik2ina

Hyperspectral Imaging Retrieval Using MODIS Satellite Sensors Applied to Volcanic Ash Clouds Monitoring

Luis Arias, Jose Cifuentes, Milton Marín, Fernando Castillo, Hugo Garcés
2019 Remote Sensing  
Finally, by using a radiometric model applied over hyperspectral retrieved data, the relative concentration of the volcanic ash in the cloud is obtained.  ...  To probe the method, we use only four visible images from MODIS for large-scale ash clouds' monitoring from volcanic eruptions.  ...  We applied this method for volcanic ash clouds' monitoring from eruptions. However, the method can be extended to other applications and bands for remote sensing.  ... 
doi:10.3390/rs11111393 fatcat:gs32b5f365evdfssh6l4ndofue

Volcanic Ash Cloud Retrieval by Ground-Based Microwave Weather Radar

F.S. Marzano, S. Barbieri, G. Vulpiani, W.I. Rose
2006 IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing  
The potential of ground-based microwave weather radar systems for volcanic ash cloud detection and quantitative retrieval is evaluated.  ...  To quantitatively evaluate the ash detectability by weather radars, a sensitivity analysis is carried out by simulating synthetic ash clouds and varying ash concentration and size as a function of the  ...  Hannesen (Selex-Gematronik, Germany) and S. Karlsdóttir and P. Crochet (Iceland Meteorological Office, Iceland) for providing radar data. The contributions of G. Ferrauto and E.  ... 
doi:10.1109/tgrs.2006.879116 fatcat:r7njfrqj5rhzxkiv3u2fcgfbry

Microwave remote sensing of the 2011 Plinian eruption of the Grímsvötn Icelandic volcano

Frank S. Marzano, Mirko Lamantea, Mario Montopoli, Michael Herzog, Hans Graf, Domenico Cimini
2013 Remote Sensing of Environment  
Radar-based ash retrieval results can be compared with available satellite microwave radiometric imagery in order to show the potential contribution and limitations of these microwave remote sensing products  ...  to the understanding and modeling of explosive volcanic ash eruptions.  ...  Palmason and S. Karlsdóttir (Iceland Meteo-  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.rse.2012.11.005 fatcat:ajvxvwlbdrhpddgyabw2ea56cm

Remote sensing of volcanic ash clouds using special sensor microwave imager data

David J. Delene, William I. Rose, Norman C. Grody
1996 Journal of Geophysical Research  
This effort involves remote sensing of volcanic clouds by many ground-based and satellite sensors.  ...  from the Distributed Active Archive Center of the Marshall Space Flight Center.  ...  Special thanks go to Rob Bauer of the  ... 
doi:10.1029/96jb00643 fatcat:j7vkfqs465eldn2erb5qs6ioxy

The Ozone Monitoring Instrument: overview of 14 years in space

Pieternel F. Levelt, Joanna Joiner, Johanna Tamminen, J. Pepijn Veefkind, Pawan K. Bhartia, Deborah C. Stein Zweers, Bryan N. Duncan, David G. Streets, Henk Eskes, Ronald van der A, Chris McLinden, Vitali Fioletov (+30 others)
2018 Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics  
Data from OMI has been used in a wide range of applications and research resulting in many new findings.  ...  With the operational very fast delivery (VFD; direct readout) and near real-time (NRT) availability of the data, OMI also plays an important role in the development of operational services in the atmospheric  ...  remote sensing instruments for trace gases and aerosols.  ... 
doi:10.5194/acp-18-5699-2018 fatcat:sjzibs76sbhohk6pkz3zg2crp4

Synthetic Signatures of Volcanic Ash Cloud Particles From X-Band Dual-Polarization Radar

Frank Silvio Marzano, Errico Picciotti, Gianfranco Vulpiani, Mario Montopoli
2012 IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing  
capability for real-time ash cloud remote sensing.  ...  Weather radar retrieval, in terms of detection, estimation, and sensitivity, of volcanic ash plumes is dependent not only on the radar system specifications but also on the range and ash cloud distribution  ...  Rose (Michigan Technical University, U.S.) for the access to available volcanic particle measurements, and an anonymous reviewer for the careful reading of the manuscript and useful suggestions.  ... 
doi:10.1109/tgrs.2011.2159225 fatcat:7khd4mpanvgnpj7ltgpy75lf4m

The Ozone Monitoring Instrument: Overview of twelve years in space

Pieternel Levelt, Joanna Joiner, Johanna Tamminen, Pepijn Veefkind, Pawan K. Bhartia, Deborah Stein Zweers, Bryan N. Duncan, David G. Streets, Henk Eskes, Ronald van der A, Chris McLinden, Vitali Fioletov (+30 others)
2017 Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics Discussions  
This overview paper highlights the successes of the Ozone Monitoring Instrument (OMI) spanning more than 12 years of the OMI data record. Data from OMI has been used in a wide range of applications.  ...  Due to the operational Very Fast Delivery (VFD) (direct readout) and Near Real Time (NRT) availability of the data, OMI also plays an important role in the development of operational services in the atmospheric  ...  The Finnish co-5 authors are thankful for the funding from Tekes and the Finnish Academy, including the recent projects INQUIRE (267442) and ILMApilot (303876) and SPARK.  ... 
doi:10.5194/acp-2017-487 fatcat:at4ehttg75eefa2ie3i2dzke7e

DATA PROCESSING CONCEPTS FOR THE INTEGRATION OF SAR INTO OPERATIONAL VOLCANO MONITORING SYSTEMS

F. J. Meyer, D. B. McAlpin, W. Gong, S. Arko, P. W. Webley, J. Dehn
2013 The International Archives of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences  
Remote Sensing plays a critical role in operational volcano monitoring due to the often remote locations of volcanic systems and the large spatial extent of potential eruption pre-cursor signals.  ...  With this paper, we present new data processing and data integration techniques that mitigate some of the above mentioned limitations and allow for a meaningful integration of radar remote sensing data  ...  AVO's Image Flipper is a multi-sensor hazard analysis tool that enables monitoring staff to jointly analyze remote sensing data from thermal, multi-spectral, and now microwave sensors for eruption-related  ... 
doi:10.5194/isprsarchives-xl-1-w1-247-2013 fatcat:6si7rklqbjdwncolipsbfqlqrq

The 3MI instrument on the Metop second generation

J.-L. Bézy, R. Meynart, M. Porciani, M. Loiselet, G. Mason, U. Bruno, R. De Vidi, I. Manolis, D. Labate, Bruno Cugny, Zoran Sodnik, Nikos Karafolas
2017 International Conference on Space Optics — ICSO 2014  
for targeted aerosol data and cloud retrieval [4] .  ...  Aerosol measurements are not only required to assess the health hazards of aerosols and to probe volcanic ash clouds that impact air traffic; they are also crucial to measure aerosol scattering/absorption  ... 
doi:10.1117/12.2304182 fatcat:n4ft7zfd3rhuzmeptbccmk7gf4

A review of the status of satellite remote sensing and image processing techniques for mapping natural hazards and disasters

Karen E. Joyce, Stella E. Belliss, Sergey V. Samsonov, Stephen J. McNeill, Phil J. Glassey
2009 Progress in physical geography  
The current status of remote sensing as a rapid-response data source is discussed, and some perspectives given on emerging airborne and satellite technologies.  ...  This paper addresses a number of data types and image processing techniques used to map and monitor earthquakes, faulting, volcanic activity, landslides, fl ooding, and wildfi re, and the damages associated  ...  Acknowledgements This work was supported by the New Zealand Foundation for Research, Science and Technology under contract C05X0403.  ... 
doi:10.1177/0309133309339563 fatcat:op4nakwpsvcsvkqgjepku6k65q

Theoretical Foundations of Remote Sensing for Glacier Assessment and Mapping [chapter]

Michael P. Bishop, Andrew B. G. Bush, Roberto Furfaro, Alan R. Gillespie, Dorothy K. Hall, Umesh K. Haritashya, John F. Shroder
2014 Global Land Ice Measurements from Space  
We also discuss the integration of satellite-derived information into numerical modeling approaches to facilitate understandings of glacier dynamics and causal mechanisms. 2.1  ...  The availability of stereoscopic, multitemporal, and multispectral satellite imagery from the optical wavelength regions of the electromagnetic spectrum has greatly increased our ability to assess glaciological  ...  when it has been covered by soot/dust or volcanic ash.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-540-79818-7_2 fatcat:hxpzj5njcvflbh5hunggvd6uie

Global Land Ice Measurements from Space (GLIMS): Remote Sensing and GIS Investigations of the Earth's Cryosphere

Michael P. Bishop, Jeffrey A. Olsenholler, John F. Shroder, Roger G. Barry, Bruce H. Raup, Andrew B. G. Bush, Luke Copland, John L. Dwyer, Andrew G. Fountain, Wilfried Haeberli, Andreas Kääb, Frank Paul (+5 others)
2004 Geocarto International  
The World Glacier Monitoring Service (WGMS) of the International Commission on Snow and Ice (ICSI/IAHS) is one of the services of the Federation of Astronomical and Geophysical Data Analysis Services (  ...  Acknowledgements Bishop and Shroder would We would also like to acknowledge the contributions of NASA/METI, USGS, the ASTER Science Team, and regional center chiefs and staff, who have contributed significantly  ...  from remotely sensed data and spatial data in GIS data bases.  ... 
doi:10.1080/10106040408542307 fatcat:xaom6dvivjdsfgqjef7ijamoxq
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