Alumni Bibliographies

Publications by Kirk D. Knobelspiesse

This citation list is intended to list papers published while the author was on staff at the NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies. It may include papers before or after that period if another GISS researcher was a co-author.


Alexandrov, M.D., B. Cairns, A.P. Wasilewski, A.S. Ackerman, M.J. McGill, J.E. Yorks, J.E. Hlavka, S.E. Platnick, G.T. Arnold, B. van Diedenhoven, J. Chowdhary, M. Ottaviani, and K.D. Knobelspiesse, 2015: Liquid water cloud properties during PODEX. Remote Sens. Environ., submitted.


Knobelspiesse, K., B. Cairns, H. Jethva, M. Kacenelenbogen, M. Segal-Rosenheimer, and O. Torres, 2015: Remote sensing of above cloud aerosols. In Light Scattering Reviews 9: Light Scattering and Radiative Transfer. A.A. Kokhanovsky, Ed. Springer Praxis, 167-210, doi:10.1007/978-3-642-37985-7_5.

Knobelspiesse, K., B. van Diedenhoven, A. Marshak, S. Dunagan, B. Holben, and I. Slutsker, 2015: Cloud thermodynamic phase detection with polarimetrically sensitive passive sky radiometers. Atmos. Meas. Tech., 8, 1537-1554, doi:10.5194/amt-8-1537-2015.


Ottaviani, M., K. Knobelspiesse, B. Cairns, and M. Mishchenko, 2013: Information content of aerosol retrievals in the sunglint region. Geophys. Res. Lett., 40, 631-634, doi:10.1002/grl.50148.

Zhai, P.-W., Y. Hu, C.A. Hostetler, B. Cairns, R.A. Ferrare, K.D. Knobelspiesse, D.B. Josset, C.R. Trepte, P.L. Lucker, and J. Chowdhary, 2013: Uncertainty and interpretation of aerosol remote sensing due to vertical inhomogeneity. J. Quant. Spectrosc. Radiat. Transfer, 114, 91-100, doi:10.1016/j.jqsrt.2012.08.006.


Chowdhary, J., B. Cairns, F. Waquet, K. Knobelspiesse, M. Ottaviani, J. Redemann, L. Travis, and M. Mishchenko, 2012: Sensitivity of multiangle, multispectral polarimetric remote sensing over open oceans to water-leaving radiance: Analyses of RSP data acquired during the MILAGRO campaign. Remote Sens. Environ., 118, 284-308, doi:10.1016/j.rse.2011.11.003.

Knobelspiesse, K., B. Cairns, M. Mishchenko, J. Chowdhary, K. Tsigaridis, B. van Diedenhoven, W. Martin, M. Ottaviani, and M. Alexandrov, 2012: Analysis of fine-mode aerosol retrieval capabilities by different passive remote sensing instrument designs. Opt. Express, 20, 21457-21484, doi:10.1364/OE.20.021457.

Ottaviani, M., B. Cairns, J. Chowdhary, B. van Diedenhoven, K. Knobelspiesse, C. Hostetler, R. Ferrare, S. Burton, J. Hair, M.D. Obland, and R. Rogers, 2012: Polarimetric retrievals of surface and cirrus clouds properties in the region affected by the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. Remote Sens. Environ., 121, 389-403, doi:10.1016/j.rse.2012.02.016.


Knobelspiesse, K., B. Cairns, J. Redemann, R.W. Bergstrom, and A. Stohl, 2011: Simultaneous retrieval of aerosol and cloud properties during the MILAGRO field campaign. Atmos. Chem. Phys., 11, 6245-6263, doi:10.5194/acp-11-6245-2011.

Knobelspiesse, K., B. Cairns, M. Ottaviani, R. Ferrare, J. Hair, C. Hostetler, M. Obland, R. Rogers, J. Redemann, Y. Shinozuka, A. Clarke, S. Freitag, S. Howell, V. Kapustin, and C. McNaughton, 2011: Combined retrievals of boreal forest fire aerosol properties with a polarimeter and lidar. Atmos. Chem. Phys., 11, 7045-7067, doi:10.5194/acp-11-7045-2011.


Knobelspiesse, K.D., 2010: Atmospheric Aerosol Optical Property Retrieval with Scanning Polarimeters. Ph.D. thesis. Columbia University.


Cairns, B., F. Waquet, K. Knobelspiesse, J. Chowdhary, and J.-L. Deuzé, 2009: Polarimetric remote sensing of aerosols over land surfaces. In Satellite Aerosol Remote Sensing over Land. A.A. Kokhanovsky, and G. De Leeuw, Eds., Springer-Praxis Books in Environmental Sciences. Springer, 295-325, doi:10.1007/978-3-540-69397-0_10.

Waquet, F., B. Cairns, K. Knobelspiesse, J. Chowdhary, L.D. Travis, B. Schmid, and M.I. Mishchenko, 2009: Polarimetric remote sensing of aerosols over land. J. Geophys. Res., 114, D01206, doi:10.1029/2008JD010619.


Knobelspiesse, K.D., B. Cairns, B. Schmid, M.O. Román, and C.B. Schaaf, 2008: Surface BRDF estimation from an aircraft compared to MODIS and ground estimates at the Southern Great Plains site. J. Geophys. Res., 113, D20105, doi:10.1029/2008JD010062.