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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: Leveraging Remote Sensing, Land Surface Modeling and Ground-Based Observations ... Variables Within Heterogeneous Agricultural Landscapes

Location: Hydrology and Remote Sensing Laboratory

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)

Multi-scale assessment of water availability and agricultural drought: from field to global scales - (Abstract Only)
(29-Sep-14)
Using temporal changes in drought indices to generate probabilistic drought intensification forecasts - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(28-Sep-14)
Daily field-scale ET mapping using a data fusion approach - (Abstract Only)
(22-Sep-14)
Mapping daily water use and vegetation stress at field to global scales using multi-satellite thermal infrared imagery - (Abstract Only)
(07-Jul-14)
Data fusion techniques for mapping daily water use and vegetation stress at field scales - (Abstract Only)
(05-May-14)
Using daily field-scale evapotranspiration (ET) derived with multi-sensor data fusion for monitoring crop condition and yield in central Iowa, United States - (Abstract Only)
(05-May-14)
The unique value of landsurface temperature for mapping evapotranspiration and drought - (Abstract Only)
(30-Apr-14)
Monitoring water use and crop condition in California vineyards at multiple scales using multi-sensor satellite data fusion - (Abstract Only)
(09-Apr-14)
Upscaling of evapotranspiration fluxes from instantaneous to daytime scales for thermal remote sensing applications - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(19-Mar-14)
Calibration and validation of the COSMOS rover for surface soil moisture - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dong, G., Ochsner, T., Zreda, M., Cosh, M.H., Zou, C. 2014. Calibration and validation of the COSMOS rover for surface soil moisture. Vadose Zone Journal.13,4. DOI: 10.2136/vzj2013.08.0148
A ground based L-band radiometer for the monitoring of soil moisture in the region of Millbrook, New York, USA - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Temimi, M., Lakhankar, T., Zhan, X., Cosh, M.H., Krakauer, N., Kelly, V., Kumissi, L. 2014. A ground based L-band radiometer for the monitoring of soil moisture in the region of Millbrook, New York, USA. Vadose Zone Journal. 13,3. doi:10.2136/vzj2013.06.0101
Landsat-8: science and product vision for terrestrial global change research - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(03-Feb-14)
Upper Washita River experimental watersheds: Multiyear stability of soil water content profiles - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cosh, M.H., Starks, P.J., Guzman Jaimes, J.A., Moriasi, D.N. 2014. Upper Washita River experimental watersheds: Multiyear stability of soil water content profiles. Journal of Environmental Quality. 43(4):1328-1333, DOI: 10.2134/jeq2013.08.0318.
The auto-tuned land data assimilation system (ATLAS) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(12-Dec-13)
Comparison of prognostic and diagnostic surface flux modeling approaches over the Nile River Basin - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(11-Dec-13)
Drought monitoring using remote sensing of evapotranspiration - (Abstract Only)
(09-Dec-13)
Passive microwave soil moisture downscaling using vegetation index and skin surface temperature - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Fang, B., Lakshmi, V., Bindlish, R., Jackson, T.J., Cosh, M.H., Basara, J. 2013. Passive microwave soil moisture downscaling using vegetation index and skin surface temperature. Vadose Zone Journal. 12:3. DOI: 10.2136/vzj2013.05.0089.
A data mining approach for sharpening satellite thermal imagery over land - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gao, F.N., Kustas, W.P., Anderson, M.C. 2012. A data mining approach for sharpening satellite thermal imagery over land. Remote Sensing. 4:3287-3319.
State of the art in large-scale soil moisture monitoring - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ochsner, T., Cosh, M.H., Cuenca, R., Dorigo, W.A., Draper, C., Hagimoto, Y., Kerr, Y., Larson, K., Njoku, E., Small, E., Zreda, M. 2013. State of the art in large-scale soil moisture monitoring. Soil Science Society of America Journal. 77(6):1888-1919.
Information loss in approximately bayesian data assimilation: a comparison of generative and discriminative approaches to estimating agricultural yield - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(20-Oct-13)
Data fusion techniques for mapping daily water use and vegetation stress at field scales - (Abstract Only)
(02-Oct-13)
Assessing the remote sensing derived evaporative stress index with ground observations of crop conditions to advance drought early warning - (Abstract Only)
(02-Oct-13)
The south fork experimental watershed: Soil moisture and precipitation network for satellite validation - (Abstract Only)
Cosh, M.H., Prueger, J.H., Mckee, L.G., Bindlish, R. 2013. The south fork experimental watershed: Soil moisture and precipitation network for satellite validation [abstract]. American Geophysical Union. Abstract H51K-1344.
Estimation of vine and inter-row transpiration/evaporation for improved water management using remote sensing - (Abstract Only)
Kustas, W.P., Anderson, M.C., Mendez-Costabel, M., Prueger, J.H., McKee, L.G., Alfieri, J.G., Neale, C. 2013. Estimation of vine and inter-row transpiration/evaporation for improved water management using remote sensing [abstract]. American Meteorological Society. https//ams.confex.com/ams/94Annual/webprogram/Paper235138.html. Paper 6A.2
Remote monitoring of soil moisture using passive microwave-based technologies – theoretical basic and overview of selected algorithms for AMSR-E - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mladenova, I., Jackson, T.J., Njoku, E., Bindlish, R., Chan, S., Cosh, M.H., Holmes, T.R., De Jeu, R., Jones, L., Kimball, J., Paloscia, S., Santi, E. 2014. Remote monitoring of soil moisture using passive microwave-based technologies – theoretical basic and overview of selected algorithms for AMSR-E. Remote Sensing of Environment. 197-213.
Evaluation of a two source snow-vegetation energy balance model for estimating surface energy fluxes in a rangeland ecosystem - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kongoli, C., Kustas, W.P., Anderson, M.C., Norman, J.M., Alfieri, J.G., Flerchinger, G.N., Marks, D.G. 2014. Evaluation of a two source snow-vegetation energy balance model for estimating surface energy fluxes in a rangeland ecosystem. Journal of Hydrometeorology. 15(1):143-158.
Evaluation of several calibration procedures for a portable soil moisture sensor - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rowlandson, T., Berg, A., Bullock, P., Ojo, E.R., McNairn, H., Wiseman, G., Cosh, M.H. 2013. Evaluation of several calibration procedures for a portable soil moisture sensor. Journal of Hydrology. 498:335-344.
Operational data fusion framework for building frequent Landsat-like imagery in a cloudy region - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wang, P., Gao, F.N., Masek, J. 2014. Operational data fusion framework for building frequent Landsat-like imagery in a cloudy region. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing. 52(11):7353-7365.
Effect of forward/inverse model asymmetries over retrieved soil moisture assessed with an OSSE for the Aquarius/SAC-D - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bruscantini, C., Perna, P., Ferrazoli, P., Gringis, F., Karszenbaum, H., Crow, W.T. 2014. Effect of forward/inverse model asymmetries over retrieved soil moisture assessed with an OSSE for the Aquarius/SAC-D. Journal of Applied Remote Sensing (JARS). 50(1):371-375.
Estimating surface energy fluxes over an Andalusian Dehesa ecosystem using a thermal-based two-source energy balance model and validation with flux tower measurements - (Abstract Only)
Andreu, A.,Gonzalez-Dugo, M.P., Kustas, W.P., Polo, M.J., Anderson, M.C. 2013. Modelling surface energy fluxes over an Andalusian Dehesa ecosystem using a two-source energy balance model and medium resolution satellite data [abstract]. Proceedings of the Society of Photographic Instrumentation Engineers SPIE 8887, Remote Sensing for Agriculture, Ecosystems and Hydrology XV 888717. DOI: 10.1117/12.2029235.
An intercomparison of remotely sensed soil moisture products at various spatial scales over the Iberian penisula - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(09-Jul-13)
A remote-sensing driven tool for estimating crop stress and yields - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(05-Jul-13)
Application of radiometric surface temperature for surface energy balance estimation: John Monteith's contributions - (Abstract Only)
Kustas, W.P., Colaizzi, P.D., Anderson, M.C., Norman, J.M. 2013. Application of radiometric surface temperature for surface energy balance estimation: John Monteith's contributions [abstract]. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. https://scisoc.confex.com/crops/2013am/webprogram/Paper77431.html, paper 195-9.
Mapping surface fluxes and moisture conditions from field to global scales using ALEXI/DisALEXI - (Book / Chapter)
(26-Jun-13)
On the synergistic use of microwave and infrared satellite observations to monitor soil moisture and flooding - (Book / Chapter)
(26-Jun-13)
Global scale estimation of land surface heat fluxes from space: current status, opportunities and future direction - (Book / Chapter)
McCabe, M., Kustas, W.P., Anderson, M.C., Kiongoli, C., Ershadi, A., Hain, C. 2014. Global scale estimation of land surface heat fluxes from space: Current status, opportunities and future directions. In: Petropoulos, G.P., editor. Remote Sensing of Land Surface Turbulent Fluxes and Soil Moisture. Boca Raton, FL: Taylor & Francis, CRC Press. p. 506.
A thermal remote sensing modeling system for estimating evapotranspiration ovee complex landscapes - (Abstract Only)
(20-Jun-13)
Mapping daily evapotranspiration at field scales over rainfed and irrigated agricultural areas using remote sensing data fusion - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(16-Jun-13)
Using a thermal-based two source energy balance model with time-differencing to estimate surface energy fluxes with day-night MODIS observations - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(16-Jun-13)
Use of light-use efficiency and land-surface temperature as joint constraints in coupled water, energy and carbon flux retrievals - (Abstract Only)
(05-Jun-13)
Examining rapid onset drought development using the thermal infrared based evaporative stress index - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(27-May-13)
Use of in situ and airborne multiangle data to assess MODIS-and landsat-based estimates of directional reflectance and albedo - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Roman, M., Gatebe, C., Shuai, Y., Wang, Z., Gao, F.N., Masek, J., He, T., Schaaf, C. 2013. Use of in situ and airborne multiangle data to assess MODIS-and landsat-based estimates of directional reflectance and albedo. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing. 51(3):1393-1404.
Timing of the diurmal temperature cycle in remote sensing and model - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Holmes, T.R., Crow, W.T., Hain, C. 2013. Timing of the diurmal temperature cycle in remote sensing and model. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences. 17:3695-3706.
Data fusion techniques for mapping daily water use at field scales - (Abstract Only)
(15-May-13)
Improved mapping of carbon, water, and energy land-surface fluxes using hyperspectral data - (Abstract Only)
(15-May-13)
Utility of a thermal-based two-source energy balance model for estimating surface fluxes over complex landscapes - (Proceedings)
Kustas, W.P., Anderson, M.C., Cammalleri, C.N., Alfieri, J.G. 2013. Utility of a thermal-based two-source energy balance model for estimating surface fluxes over complex landscapes. In: Proceedings of Four Decades of Progresses in Monitoring and Modeling of Processes in the Soil-Plant-Atmosphere System: Applications and Challenges Symposium, June 19-21, 2013, Naples, Italy. 19:224-230.
Comparison between SMOS, VUA, ASCAT, and ECMWF soil moisture products over four watersheds in the U.S. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Leroux, D., Kerr, Y., Bitar, A., Gruhier, C., Bindlish, R., Jackson, T.J., Berthelotd, B., Portet, G. 2014. Comparison between SMOS, VUA, ASCAT, and ECMWF soil moisture products over four watersheds in the U.S. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing. 52:1562-1571.
Monitoring soybean growth using L, C, X-band scatterometer data - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kim, Y., Jackson, T.J., Bindlish, R., Lee, H., Hong, S. 2013. Monitoring soybean growth using L, C, X-band scatterometer data. International Journal of Remote Sensing. 11:4069-4082.
Validating the BERMS in situ soil water content data record with a large scale temporary network - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cosh, M.H., Jackson, T.J., Smith, C., Toth, B., Berg, A. 2013. Validating the BERMS in situ soil water content data record with a large scale temporary network. Vadose Zone Journal. DOI: 10.2136/vzj2012.0151.
Mapping land-surface fluxes of carbon, water and energy from field to regional scales - (Abstract Only)
(15-Apr-13)
Wheat growth monitoring with radar vegetation indices - (Abstract Only)
(05-Apr-13)
Using a diagnostic soil-plant-atmosphere model for monitoring drought at field to continental scales - (Proceedings)
(02-Apr-13)
An approach to constructing a homogeneous time series of soil mositure using SMOS - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Leroux, D., Kerr, Y., Sahoo, A., Wood, E., Bindllish, R., Jackson, T.J. 2014. An approach to constructing a homogeneous time series of soil mositure using SMOS. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing. 52:393-405.
Improving carbon, water and energy land-surface flux retrievals using indicators of canopy light use efficiency - (Abstract Only)
(28-Mar-13)
L-band active/passive time series measurements over a growing season usign the COMRAD ground-based SMAP - (Abstract Only)
O'Neill, P.E., Kurum, M., Joseph, A.T., Fuchs, J., Young, P., Cosh, M.H., Lang, R.H. 2013. L-band active/passive time series measurements over a growing season using the COMRAD ground-based SMAP simulator [abstract]. Proceedings of the International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium. 2013 CDROM.
Smap Validation Experiment 2012 (Smapvex12): Overview and Outlook - (Abstract Only)
(14-Mar-13)
Aquarius salinity and wind retrieval using the cap algorithm and application to water cycle observation in the Indian ocean and subcontinent - (Abstract Only)
(14-Mar-13)
Analysis and validation of SMOS brightness temperature data with airborne and spaceborne observations - (Abstract Only)
(14-Mar-13)
Estimating wheat growth with radar vegetation indices - (Abstract Only)
(14-Mar-13)
The soil moisture active passive experiments (SMAPEx): Towards soil moisture retrieval from the SMAP mission - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Panciera, R., Walker, J.P., Jackson, T.J., Ryu, D., Gray, D., Monerris, A., Yardley, H., Tanase, M., Rudiger, C., Wu, X., Gao, Y., Hacker, J. 2014. The soil moisture active passive experiments (SMAPEx): Towards soil moisture retrieval from the SMAP mission. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing. 52:490-507.
Retrieving leaf area index from landsat using MODIS LAI products and field measurements - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gao, F.N., Anderson, M.C., Kustas, W.P., Houborg, R. 2013. Retrieving leaf area index from landsat using MODIS LAI products and field measurements. Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters. 11:773-777.
A review on temporal stability of soil water contents - (Abstract Only)
(10-Feb-13)
Smap Validation of Soil Moisture Products - (Abstract Only)
(08-Feb-13)
The soil moisture active passive (SMAP) mission and validation - (Abstract Only)
Jackson, T.J. 2013. The soil moisture active passive (SMAP) mission and validation [abstract]. Meeting Abstract. 2013 CDROM.
Greenland surface albedo changes 1981-2012 from satellite observations - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
He, T., Liang, S., Yu, Y., Gao, F.N., Liu, Q. 2014. Greenland surface albedo changes 1981-2012 from satellite observations. Geophysical Research Letters. DOI:10.1088/1748-9326/8/4/044043.
Modelling surface energy fluxes over a Dehesa ecosystem using a two-source energy balance model - (Abstract Only)
Andreu, A., Kustas, W.P., Anderson, M.C., Carrara, Gonzalez-Dugo, M.P. 2013. Modelling surface energy fluxes over a Dehesa ecosystem using a two-source energy balance model [abstract]. European Geosciences Union. Geophysical Research Abstracts. 15:EGU2013-977, 2013 CDROM.
Mapping vegetation water content in the Red river basin during the soil moisture active passive validation experiment - (Abstract Only)
Cosh, M.H., Mcnairn, H., Wiseman, G., Berg, A., Magagi, R., Jackson, T.J. 2013. Mapping vegetation water content in the Red river basin during the soil moisture active passive validation experiment [abstract]. 3rd Canadian Soil Moisture Active Passive Workshop. 2013 CDROM.
The SMAP Cal/Val plan - (Abstract Only)
Jackson, T.J., Colliander, A. 2013. The SMAP Cal/Val plan [abstract]. 3rd Canadian Soil Moisture Active Passive Workshop. 2013 CDROM.
Integrating landsat with MODIS products for vegetationn monitoring - (Book / Chapter)
(31-Dec-12)
Enhancing model-based land surface temperature estimates using multi-platform microwave remote sensing products - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Holmes, T.R., Crow, W.T., Yilmaz, M.T., Jackson, T.J. 2012. Enhancing model-based land surface temperature estimates using multi-platform microwave remote sensing products. Journal of Geophysical Research Atmospheres. 11:577-591.
Groundwater inventory and monitoring technical guide: Remote sensing of groundwater - (Government Publication)
(21-Nov-12)
Smap Cal/val and Sparse Networks - (Abstract Only)
Jackson, T.J. 2012. SMAP Cal/Val and sparse networks[abstract]. Third COSMOS Workshop. 2012 CDROM.
Smap L2/l3 Soil Moisture Algorithms and Cal/val - (Abstract Only)
Jackson, T.J., Bindlish, R., Njoku, E., Colliander, A. 2013. SMAP L2/L3 soil moisture algorithms and CAL/VAL[abstract]. Soil Mositure Ocean Salinity Land Appplications Workshop. 2012 CDROM.
Satellite retrievals of leaf chlorophyll and photosynthetic capacity for improved modeling of GPP - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Houborg, R., Cescatti, A., Migliavacca, M., Kustas, W.P. 2013. Satellite retrievals of leaf chlorophyll and photosynthetic capacity for improved modeling of GPP. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology. 177:10-23.
The inherent uncertainty of in-situ observations and its implications for modeling evapotranspiration - (Abstract Only)
Alfieri, J.G. 2012. The inherent uncertainty of in-situ observations and its implications for modeling evapotranspiration [abstract]. American Geophysical Union. 2012 CDROM.
Soil Evaporation - (Review Article)
Kustas, W.P., Agam, N., Soil evaporation. Encyclopedia of Natural Resources. DOI: 10.1081/E-ENRL-120049129.
The utility of a thermal-based two-source energy balance model for estimating surface energy fluxes over a snow-dominated landscape - (Abstract Only)
Kustas, W.P., Kongolli, C., Anderson, M.C., Alfieri, J.G., Flerchinger, G.N., Marks, D.G. 2012. The utility of a thermal-based two-source energy balance model for estimating surface energy fluxes over a snow-dominated landscape [abstract]. Trans American Geophysical Union. 2012 CDROM.
Sharpening landsat thermal infrared imagery for mapping evapotranspiration at field scale - (Abstract Only)
Gao, F.N., Kustas, W.P., Anderson, M.C. 2012. Sharpening landsat thermal infrared imagery for mapping evapotranspiration at field scale[abstract]. 2012 Western States Remote Sensing of ET Workshop. 2012 CDROM.
On the relationship between nominal light use efficiency and leaf chlorophyll - (Proceedings)
(27-Jul-12)
An integrated approach for high spatial resolution mapping of water and carbon fluxes using multi-sensor data - (Abstract Only)
(02-Jul-12)
Effect of dew on aircraft-based passive microwave observations over an agricultural domain - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Du, D., Jackson, T.J., Bindlish, R., Cosh, M.H., Li, L., Hornbuckle, B., Kabela, E. 2012. Effect of dew on aircraft-based passive microwave observations over an agricultural domain. Journal of Applied Remote Sensing (JARS). DOI: 10.1117/1.JRS.6.063571.
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