2007 SESDA Publications

Determination of the Far-Infrared Cosmic Background Using COBE DIRBE and WHAM Data

by N. Odegard, R. G. Arendt, E. Dwek, L. M. Haffner, M. G. Hauser, and R. J. Reynolds, The Astrophysical Journal, 667:11-25, 2007 September 20, DOI: 10.1086/520079

The Influence of Antenna Pattern on Faraday Rotation in Remote Sensing at L-band

by Le Vine D. M., S. D. Jacob, E. Dinnat, P. Matthaeis and S. Abraham, IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, Vol. 45, No. 9, 2007.

Possible X-Ray Diagnostic for Jet/Disk Dominance in Type 1 AGNs

by Barbara J. Mattson, Kimberly A. Weaver & Christopher S. Reynolds, Astrophysical Journal 664:101-105, 2007 July 20

Online analysis enhances use of NASA Earth Science data, EOS

by Acker, J. and G. Leptoukh, Transactions of American Geophysical Union, 88, 14,2007.

NASA NEESPI Data Center for satellite remote sensing data and services, global and planetary change

by Leptoukh, G., I. Csiszar, P. Romanov, S. Shen, T. Loboda, I. Gerasimov, Environ, Res. Lett, 2007, 2, 045009, doi:10.1088/1748-9326/2/4/045009.

Online visualization and analysis: a new avenue to use satellite data for weather, climate and interdisciplinary research and applications, in Measuring Precipitation from Space – EURAINSAT and the future

by Liu, Z., H. Rui, W. L. Teng, L. S. Chiu, G. G. Leptoukh, and G. A. Vicente, Advances in Global Change Research, 2007, 28, 549-558.

A-Train Data Depot – bringing atmospheric measurements together

by Savtchenko, A., R. Kummerer, P. Smith, A. Gopalan, S. Kempler, and G. Leptoukh, IEEE TGRS (Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing), accepted, 2007.

Seasonal variations of chlorophyll-a concentration in the Northern South China Sea

by Shen, S., G. Leptoukh, J. Acker, Z. Yu, S. Kempler, IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters, accepted, 2007.

A special prescreening technique for earth observation data

by Hua, X.-M., J. Pan, D. Ouzounov, A. Lyapustin, Y. Wang, K. Tewari, G. Leptoukh, and B. Vollmer, IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters, 4:1:152-156, 2007.

The Brightest Explosions in the Universe

by Neil Gehrels, Luigi Piro, Peter Leonard, Scientific American Reports, 17, No. 1, Page 34, 2007.

Our Changing Planet: The View from Space, Mike King, et al.

Ed., Cambridge University Press, Nov. 2007 (Editing and Graphics by Winnie Humberson, Sally Bensusen, Deborah McLean, Marit Jentoft-Nelson, Mark Malanoski)

Anomalous cosmic rays in the distant heliosphere and the reversal of the Sun's magnetic polarity in Cycle 23

by McDonald, F. B., E. C. Stone, A. C. Cummings, W. R. Webber, B. C. Heikkila, and N. Lal, Geophysical Research Letters, Volume 34, Issue 5, CiteID L05105, 2007.

Passage of a large interplanetary shock from the inner heliosphere to the heliospheric termination shock and beyond: Its effects on cosmic rays at Voyagers 1 and 2

by Webber, W. R., A. C. Cummings, F. B. McDonald, E. C. Stone, B. Heikkila, and N. Lal, Geophysical Research Letters, Volume 34, Issue 20, CiteID L20107, 2007.

Temporal and spectral variations of anomalous oxygen nuclei measured by Voyager 1 and Voyager 2 in the outer heliosphere

by W. R. Webber, A. C. Cummings, F. B. McDonald, E. C. Stone, B. Heikkila, N. Lal, Journal of Geophysical Research, Vol. 112, A06105, 2007

Simulation, of Malaria, Transmission Among Households in a Thailand Village Using Remotely Sensed Parameters

by Richard K. Kiang, Farida Adimi, Gabriela E. Zollner, Russell E. Coleman, American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (ASTMH) Nov-2007<

Observations and statistical analysis of combined active-passive microwave space-borne data and snow depths at large spatial scales

by M. Tedesco and J. Miller, Remote Sensing of Environment, 111, 2007

Northern Hemisphere Snow-Covered Area Mapping: Optical Versus Active and Passive Microwave Data

by M. Tedesco and J. Miller, IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters, Vol. 4, No. 2, April 2007

HDF-EOS5 Data Model, File Format and Library

by Larry Klein and Abe Taaheri, NASA Earth Science Enterprise Community Standard, 2007

The In-flight Monitoring and Validation of the SOHO CDS Normal Incidence Spectrometer Radiometric Calibration

Lang, J., Brooks, D. H., Lanzafame, A. C., Martin, R., Pike, C. D., & Thompson,W. T. 2007, A&A, 463, 339-351.

NASA Family Science Night: Changing Perceptions One Family at a Time

Mitchell, S. E., Drobnes, E., Colina-Trujillo, S.M., & Noel-Storr, J. 2007, COSPAR Advances in Space Research, in press.

Hinode Observations of the Onset Stage of a Solar Filament Eruption

A. C. Sterling, R. L. Moore, T. E. Berger, M. Bobra, J. M. Davis, P. Jibben, R. Kano, L. L. Lundquist, D. Myers, N. Narukage, T. Sakao, K. Shibasaki, R. A. Shine, T. D. Tarbell, & M. Weber 2007, PASJ, 59, 823

Post Eruptive Evolution of a Coronal Dimming

McIntosh, S.W, Leamon, R.J., Davey, & Wills, M.J. 2007, ApJ, 660, 1653

Empirical Solar Wind Forecasting from the Solar Chromosphere

Leamon, R.J. & McIntosh, S.W. 2007, ApJ, 659, 738

Simulated Annealing and Bayesian Posterior Analysis Applied to Spectral Emission Line Fitting

Ireland, J. 2007, Sol. Phys., 243, 237.

The Bursty Nature of Solar Flare X-ray Emission

McAteer, R. T. J., C. A. Young, J. Ireland, & P. T. Gallagher, 2007, ApJ, 662, 691.

Ozone Variability

Chiou,E.W. (ADNET Systems), et al have published "Consistency in the Variations of Total Column Ozone Inferred from OMI and SBUV-2 During 2004-2007" in the Proceedings of the Joint 2007 EUMETSAT Meteorological Satellite Conference and the 15th Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography Conference of the American Meteorological Society, held 24-28 September, 2007, in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

The analysis revealed that the year-to-year changes inferred from OMI and SBUV2 measurements show very good agreement, generally within 1 DU, indicating that the relative biases for the same calendar month and the same latitudinal zone do not change with time throughout a 30-month period.

Link to full article (PDF).

NASA Study Suggests Extreme Summer Warming in the Future

map temp chart

Written for the Goddard Public Affairs Office (PAO) by SESDA II News Team member Mike Bettwy, this story was picked up by the Associated Press for wide distribution. It was also covered by Katie Couric on the CBS Evening News in May, 2007.

The image at the left shows a computer model projection of average daily maximum temperatures over the eastern United States for July 2085 (left) and July 1993 (right). Areas in violet shading show temperatures of 26C (79F); green 30C (86F); yellow 34C (93F); red 38C (100F); dark purple 42C (108F). Credit: NASA/GISS

Link to the PAO article.

Link to the CBS News story.

Solar Activity Monitoring

by Peter T. Gallagher, R. T. James McAteer, C. Alex Young, Jack Ireland, Russell J. Hewett and Paul Conlon. Space Weather, 2007, Springer. Alex Young and Jack Ireland are members of TEAM ADNET.