Author Bibliographies

Publications by Mikhail D. Alexandrov

This citation list includes papers published while the author has been on staff at the NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies. It may include some publications based on research conducted prior to their having joined the institute staff.


Reid, J.S., H.B. Maring, G.T. Narisma, S. van den Heever, L. Di Girolamo, R. Ferrare, P. Lawson, G.G. Mace, J.B. Simpas, S. Tanelli, L. Ziemba, B. van Diedenhoven, R. Bruintjes, A. Bucholtz, B. Cairns, M.O. Cambaliza, G. Chen, G.S. Diskin, J.H. Flynn, C.A. Hostetler, R.E. Holz, T.J. Lang, K.S. Schmidt, G. Smith, A. Sorooshian, E.J. Thompson, K.L. Thornhill, C. Trepte, J. Wang, S. Woods, S. Yoon, M. Alexandrov, S. Alvarez, C.G. Amiot, J.R. Bennett, M. Brooks, S.P. Burton, E. Cayanan, H. Chen, A. Collow, E. Crosbie, A. DaSilva, J.P. DiGangi, D.D. Flagg, S.W. Freeman, D. Fu, E. Fukada, M.R.A. Hilario, Y. Hong, S.M. Hristova-Veleva, R. Kuehn, R.S. Kowch, G.R. Leung, J. Loveridge, K. Meyer, R.M. Miller, M.J. Montes, J.N. Moum, T. Nenes, S.W. Nesbitt, M. Norgren, E.P. Nowottnick, R.M. Rauber, E.A. Reid, S. Rutledge, J.S. Schlosser, T.T. Sekiyama, M.A. Shook, G.A. Sokolowsky, S.A. Stamnes, T.Y. Tanaka, A. Wasilewski, P. Xian, Q. Xiao, Z. Xu, and J. Zavaleta, 2023: The coupling between tropical meteorology, aerosol lifecycle, convection, and radiation, during the Cloud, Aerosol and Monsoon Processes Philippines Experiment (CAMP2Ex). Bull. Amer. Meteorol. Soc., 104, no. 6, E1179-E1205, doi:10.1175/BAMS-D-21-0285.1.

Sorooshian, A., M.D. Alexandrov, A.D. Bell, R. Bennett, G. Betito, S.P. Burton, M.E. Buzanowicz, B. Cairns, E.V. Chemyakin, G. Chen, Y. Choi, B.L. Collister, A.L. Cook, A.F. Corral, E.C. Crosbie, B. van Diedenhoven, J.P. DiGangi, G.S. Diskin, S. Dmitrovic, E.-L. Edwards, M.A. Fenn, R.A. Ferrare, D. van Gilst, J.W. Hair, D.B. Harper, M.R.A. Hilario, C.A. Hostetler, N. Jester, M. Jones, S. Kirschler, M.M. Kleb, J.M. Kusterer, S. Leavor, J.W. Lee, H. Liu, K. McCauley, R.H. Moore, J. Nied, A. Notari, J.B. Nowak, D. Painemal, K.E. Phillips, C.E. Robinson, A.J. Scarino, J.S. Schlosser, S.T. Seaman, C. Seethala, T.J. Shingler, M.A. Shook, K.A. Sinclair, W.L. Smith Jr., D.A. Spangenberg, S.A. Stamnes, K.L. Thornhill, C. Voigt, H. Vömel, A.P. Wasilewski, H. Wang, E.L. Winstead, K. Zeider, X. Zeng, B. Zhang, L.D. Ziemba, and P. Zuidema, 2023: Spatially-coordinated airborne data and complementary products for aerosol, gas, cloud, and meteorological studies: The NASA ACTIVATE dataset. Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 15, no. 8, 3419-3472, doi:10.5194/essd-15-3419-2023.


Alexandrov, M.D., A. Marshak, B. Cairns, and A.S. Ackerman, 2022: Markovian statistical model of cloud optical thickness. Part I: Theory and examples. J. Atmos. Sci., 79, no. 12, 3315-3332, doi:10.1175/JAS-D-22-0125.1.

Fu, D., L. Di Girolamo, R.M. Rauber, G.M. McFarquhar, S.W. Nesbitt, J. Loveridge, Y. Hong, B. van Diedenhoven, B. Cairns, M.D. Alexandrov, P. Lawson, S. Woods, S. Tanelli, O.O. Sy, S. Schmidt, C.A. Hostetler, and A.J. Scarino, 2022: An evaluation of liquid cloud droplet effective radius derived from MODIS, airborne remote sensing and in situ measurements from CAMP2Ex. Atmos. Chem. Phys., 22, no. 12, 8259-8285, doi:10.5194/acp-22-8259-2022.


Alexandrov, M.D., C. Emde, B. van Diedenhoven, and B. Cairns, 2021: Application of Radon transform to multi-angle measurements made by the Research Scanning Polarimeter: A new approach to cloud tomography. Part I: Theory and tests on simulated data. Front. Remote Sens., 2, 791130, doi:10.3389/frsen.2021.791130.

Dzambo, A.M., T.S. L'Ecuyer, K. Sinclair, B. van Diedenhoven, S. Gupta, G.M. McFarquhar, J.R. O'Brien, B. Cairns, A. Wasilewski, and M. Alexandrov, 2021: Joint cloud water path and rain water path retrievals from ORACLES observations. Atmos. Chem. Phys., 21, no. 7, 5513-5532, doi:10.5194/acp-21-5513-2021.

Geogdzhayev, I.V., A. Marshak, and M. Alexandrov, 2021: Calibration of the DSCOVR EPIC visible and NIR channels using multiple LEO radiometers. Front. Remote Sens., 2, 671933, doi:10.3389/frsen.2021.671933.

Sinclair, K., B. van Diedenhoven, B. Cairns, M. Alexandrov, A. Dzambo, and T. L'Ecuyer, 2021: Inference of precipitation in warm stratiform clouds using remotely sensed observations of the cloud top droplet size distribution. Geophys. Res. Lett., 48, no. 10, e2021GL092547, doi:10.1029/2021GL092547.


Alexandrov, M.D., D.J. Miller, C. Rajapakshe, A. Fridlind, B. van Diedenhoven, B. Cairns, A.S. Ackerman, and Z. Zhang, 2020: Vertical profiles of droplet size distributions derived from cloud-side observations by the Research Scanning Polarimeter: Tests on simulated data. Atmos. Res., 239, 104924, doi:10.1016/j.atmosres.2020.104924.

Miller, D.J., M. Segal-Rozenhaimer, K. Knobelspiesse, J. Redemann, B. Cairns, M. Alexandrov, B. van Diedenhoven, and A. Wasilewski, 2020: Low-level liquid cloud properties during ORACLES retrieved using airborne polarimetric measurements and a neural network algorithm. Atmos. Meas. Tech., 13, no. 6, 3447-3470, doi:10.5194/amt-13-3447-2020.

Sinclair, K., B. van Diedenhoven, B. Cairns, M. Alexandrov, R. Moore, L. Ziemba, and E. Crosbie, 2020: Observations of aerosol-cloud interactions during the North Atlantic Aerosol and Marine Ecosystem Study. Geophys. Res. Lett., 47, no. 3, e2019GL085851, doi:10.1029/2019GL085851.


Alexandrov, M.D., and A. Marshak, 2019: Cellular statistical models of broken cloud fields. Part IV: Effects of pixel size on idealized satellite observations. J. Atmos. Sci., 76, no. 5, 1329-1348, doi:10.1175/JAS-D-18-0345.1.

Sinclair, K., B. van Diedenhoven, B. Cairns, M. Alexandrov, R. Moore, E. Crosbie, and L. Ziemba, 2019: Polarimetric retrievals of cloud droplet number concentrations. Remote Sens. Environ., 228, 227-240, doi:10.1016/j.rse.2019.04.008.


Alexandrov, M.D., B. Cairns, K. Sinclair, A.P. Wasilewski, L. Ziemba, E. Crosbie, R. Moore, J. Hair, A.J. Scarino, Y. Hu, S. Stamnes, M.A. Shook, and G. Chen, 2018: Retrievals of cloud droplet size from the research scanning polarimeter data: Validation using in situ measurements. Remote Sens. Environ., 210, 76-95, doi:10.1016/j.rse.2018.03.005.

Grosvenor, D.P., O. Souderval, P. Zuidema, A.S. Ackerman, M.D. Alexandrov, R. Bennartz, R. Boers, B. Cairns, J.C. Chiu, M. Christensen, H. Deneke, M. Diamond, G. Feingold, A. Fridlind, A. Hünerbein, C. Knist, P. Kollias, A. Marshak, D. McCoy, D. Merk, D. Painemal, J. Rausch, D. Rosenfeld, H. Russchenberg, P. Seifert, K. Sinclair, P. Stier, B. van Diedenhoven, M. Wendisch, F. Werner, R. Wood, Z. Zhang, and J. Quaas, 2018: Remote sensing of cloud droplet number concentration: Review of current and perspectives for new approaches. Rev. Geophys., 56, no. 2, 409-453, doi:10.1029/2017RG000593.

Segal-Rozenhaimer, M., D.J. Miller, K. Knobelspiesse, J. Redemann, B. Cairns, and M.D. Alexandrov, 2018: Development of neural network retrievals of liquid cloud properties from multi-angle polarimetric observations. J. Quant. Spectrosc. Radiat. Transfer, 220, 39-51, doi:10.1016/j.jqsrt.2018.08.030.

Xu, F., G. Harten, D.J. Diner, A.B. Davis, F.C. Seidel, B. Rheingans, M. Tosca, M.D. Alexandrov, B. Cairns, R.A. Ferrare, S.P. Burton, M.A. Fenn, C.A. Hostetler, R. Wood, and J. Redemann, 2018: Coupled retrieval of liquid water cloud and above-cloud aerosol properties using the Airborne Multiangle SpectroPolarimetric Imager (AirMSPI). J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 123, no. 6, 3175-3204, doi:10.1002/2017JD027926.


Alexandrov, M.D., and A. Marshak, 2017: Cellular statistical models of broken cloud fields. Part III: Markovian properties. J. Atmos. Sci., 74, no. 9, 2921-2935, doi:10.1175/JAS-D-17-0075.1.

Alexandrov, M.D., and M.I. Mishchenko, 2017: Information content of bistatic lidar observations of aerosols from space. Opt. Express, 25, no. 4, A134-A150, doi:10.1364/OE.25.00A134.


Alexandrov, M.D., I.V. Geogdzhayev, K. Tsigaridis, A. Marshak, R.C. Levy, and B. Cairns, 2016: New statistical model for variability of aerosol optical thickness: Theory and application to MODIS data over ocean. J. Atmos. Sci., 73, no. 2, 821-837, doi:10.1175/JAS-D-15-0130.1.

Alexandrov, M.D., B. Cairns, C. Emde, A.S. Ackerman, M. Ottaviani, and A.P. Wasilewski, 2016: Derivation of cumulus cloud dimensions and shape from the airborne measurements by the Research Scanning Polarimeter. Remote Sens. Environ., 177, 144-152, doi:10.1016/j.rse.2016.02.032.

Alexandrov, M.D., B. Cairns, B. van Diedenhoven, A.S. Ackerman, A.P. Wasilewski, M.J. McGill, J.E. Yorks, D.L. Hlavka, S.E. Platnick, and G.T. Arnold, 2016: Polarized view of supercooled liquid water clouds. Remote Sens. Environ., 181, 96-110, doi:10.1016/j.rse.2016.04.002.

Mishchenko, M.I., M.D. Alexandrov, B. Cairns, and L.D. Travis, 2016: Multistatic aerosol-cloud lidar in space: A theoretical perspective. J. Quant. Spectrosc. Radiat. Transfer, 184, 180-192, doi:10.1016/j.jqsrt.2016.07.015.


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 the Polarimeter Definition Experiment (PODEX). Remote Sens. Environ., 169, 20-36, doi:10.1016/j.rse.2015.07.029.


Geogdzhayev, I., B. Cairns, M. Alexandrov, and M.I. Mishchenko, 2013: Statistical analysis of single-track instrument sampling in spaceborne aerosol remote sensing for climate research. J. Quant. Spectrosc. Radiat. Transfer, 121, 69-77, doi:10.1016/j.jqsrt.2013.02.003.


Alexandrov, M.D., B. Cairns, C. Emde, A.S. Ackerman, and B. van Diedenhoven, 2012: Accuracy assessments of cloud droplet size retrievals from polarized reflectance measurements by the research scanning polarimeter. Remote Sens. Environ., 125, 92-111, doi:10.1016/j.rse.2012.07.012.

Alexandrov, M.D., B. Cairns, and M.I. Mishchenko, 2012: Rainbow Fourier transform. J. Quant. Spectrosc. Radiat. Transfer, 113, 2521-2535, doi:10.1016/j.jqsrt.2012.03.025.

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.

Zaveri, R.A., W.J. Shaw, D.J. Cziczo, B. Schmid, R.A. Ferrare, M.L. Alexander, M. Alexandrov, R.J. Alvarez, W.P. Arnott, D.B. Atkinson, S. Baidar, R.M. Banta, J.C. Barnard, J. Beranek, L.K. Berg, F. Brechtel, W.A. Brewer, J.F. Cahill, B. Cairns, C.D. Cappa, D. Chand, S. China, J.M. Comstock, M.K. Dubey, R.C. Easter, M.H. Erickson, J.D. Fast, C. Floerchinger, B.A. Flowers, E. Fortner, J.S. Gaffney, M.K. Gilles, K. Gorkowski, W.I. Gustafson, M. Gyawali, J. Hair, R.M. Hardesty, J.W. Harworth, S. Herndon, N. Hiranuma, C. Hostetler, J.M. Hubbe, J.T. Jayne, H. Jeong, B.T. Jobson, E.I. Kassianov, L.I. Kleinman, C. Kluzek, B. Knighton, K.R. Kolesar, C. Kuang, A. Kubátová, A.O. Langford, A. Laskin, N. Laulainen, R.D. Marchbanks, C. Mazzoleni, F. Mei, R.C. Moffet, D. Nelson, M.D. Obland, H. Oetjen, T.B. Onasch, I. Ortega, M. Ottaviani, M. Pekour, K.A. Prather, J.G. Radney, R.R. Rogers, S.P. Sandberg, A. Sedlacek, C.J. Senff, G. Senum, A. Setyan, J.E. Shilling, M. Shrivastava, C. Song, S.R. Springston, R. Subramanian, K. Suski, J. Tomlinson, R. Volkamer, H.W. Wallace, J. Wang, A.M. Weickmann, D.R. Worsnop, X.-Y. Yu, A. Zelenyuk, and Q. Zhang, 2012: Overview of the 2010 Carbonaceous Aerosols and Radiative Effects Study (CARES). Atmos. Chem. Phys., 12, 7647-7687, doi:10.5194/acp-12-7647-2012.


Alexandrov, M.D., A.S. Ackerman, and A. Marshak, 2010: Cellular statistical models of broken cloud fields. Part II: Comparison with dynamical model, statistics of diverse ensembles. J. Atmos. Sci., 67, 2152-2170, doi:10.1175/2010JAS3365.1.

Alexandrov, M.D., A. Marshak, and A.S. Ackerman, 2010: Cellular statistical models of broken cloud fields. Part I: Theory. J. Atmos. Sci., 67, 2125-2151, doi:10.1175/2010JAS3364.1.

Kassianov, E., M. Ovchinnikov, L.K. Berg, S.A. McFarlane, C. Flynn, R. Ferrare, C. Hostetler, and M. Alexandrov, 2010: Retrieval of aerosol optical depth in vicinity of broken clouds from reflectance ratios: Case study. Atmos. Meas. Tech., 3, no. 5, 1333-1349, doi:10.5194/amt-3-1333-2010.


Alexandrov, M.D., B. Schmid, D.D. Turner, B. Cairns, V. Oinas, A.A. Lacis, S.I. Gutman, E.R. Westwater, A. Smirnov, and J. Eilers, 2009: Columnar water vapor retrievals from multifilter rotating shadowband radiometer data. J. Geophys. Res., 114, D02306, doi:10.1029/2008JD010543.


Alexandrov, M.D., A.A. Lacis, B.E. Carlson, and B. Cairns, 2008: Characterization of atmospheric aerosols using MFRSR measurements. J. Geophys. Res., 113, D08204, doi:10.1029/2007JD009388.


Alexandrov, M.D., P. Kiedron, J.J. Michalsky, G. Hodges, C.J. Flynn, and A.A. Lacis, 2007: Optical depth measurements by shadow-band radiometers and their uncertainties. Appl. Opt., 46, 8027-8038, doi:10.1364/AO.46.008027.


Alexandrov, M.D., B. Cairns, A.A. Lacis, and B.E. Carlson, 2006: Remote sensing of absorbing aerosols and precipitable water vapor using MFRSR measurements. In Remote Sensing of Clouds and the Atmosphere XI, 11 Sep. 2006, Stockholm, Proc. SPIE, vol. 6362, pp. 636202, doi:10.1117/12.687110.


Alexandrov, M.D., B.E. Carlson, A.A. Lacis, and B. Cairns, 2005: Remote sensing of fine and coarse mode atmospheric aerosols using ground-based sun-photometry. In Remote Sensing of Clouds and the Atmosphere X, 19 Sep. 2005, Bruges, Belgium, Proc. SPIE, vol. 5979, pp. 59790L, doi:10.1117/12.626279.

Alexandrov, M.D., B.E. Carlson, A.A. Lacis, and B. Cairns, 2005: Separation of fine and coarse aerosol modes in MFRSR data sets. J. Geophys. Res., 110, D13204, doi:10.1029/2004JD005226.


Alexandrov, M.D., B.E. Carlson, A.A. Lacis, B. Cairns, and A. Marshak, 2004: Automated algorithm for remote sensing of atmospheric aerosols and trace gases using MFRSR measurements. In Remote Sensing of Clouds and the Atmosphere IX, 13 Sep. 2004, Maspalomas, Gran Canaria, Spain, Proc. SPIE, vol. 5571, pp. 238, doi:10.1117/12.565306.

Alexandrov, M.D., A. Marshak, B. Cairns, A.A. Lacis, and B.E. Carlson, 2004: Automated cloud screening algorithm for MFRSR data. Geophys. Res. Lett., 31, L04118, doi:10.1029/2003GL019105.

Alexandrov, M.D., A. Marshak, B. Cairns, A.A. Lacis, and B.E. Carlson, 2004: Scaling properties of aerosol optical thickness retrieved from ground-based measurements. J. Atmos. Sci., 61, 1024-1039, doi:10.1175/1520-0469(2004)061<1024:SPOAOT>2.0.CO;2.


Alexandrov, M.D., A.A. Lacis, B.E. Carlson, and B. Cairns, 2003: Atmospheric aerosol and trace gas parameter derived from local MFRSR network: Multi-instrument data fusion in comparison with satellite retrievals. In Remote Sensing of Clouds and the Atmosphere VII, 23 Sep. 2003, Crete, Proc. SPIE, vol. 4882, pp. 498, doi:10.1117/12.462404.


Alexandrov, M.D., A.A. Lacis, B.E. Carlson, and B. Cairns, 2002: Derivation of 2D fields of aerosol and trace gases parameters by integrated analysis of multi-instrument MFRSR dataset from DOE ARM program CART site. In Remote Sensing of Clouds and the Atmosphere VI, 17 Sep. 2001, Toulouse, France, Proc. SPIE, vol. 4539, pp. 277, doi:10.1117/12.454445.

Alexandrov, M.D., A.A. Lacis, B.E. Carlson, and B. Cairns, 2002: Remote sensing of atmospheric aerosols and trace gases by means of multifilter rotating shadowband radiometer. Part I: Retrieval algorithms. J. Atmos. Sci., 59, 524-543, doi:10.1175/1520-0469(2002)059<0524:RSOAAA>2.0.CO;2.

Alexandrov, M.D., A.A. Lacis, B.E. Carlson, and B. Cairns, 2002: Remote sensing of atmospheric aerosols and trace gases by means of multifilter rotating shadowband radiometer. Part II: Climatological applications. J. Atmos. Sci., 59, 544-566, doi:10.1175/1520-0469(2002)059<0544:RSOAAA>2.0.CO;2.


Alexandrov, M.D., A.A. Lacis, B.E. Carlson, and B. Cairns, 2001: MFRSR-based climatologies of atmospheric aerosols, trace gases, and water vapor. In Remote Sensing of Clouds and the Atmosphere V, 25 Sep. 2000, Barcelona, Proc. SPIE, vol. 4168, pp. 256, doi:10.1117/12.413872.


Alexandrov, M.D., and A.A. Lacis, 2000: A new three-parameter cloud/aerosol particle size distribution based on the generalized inverse Gaussian density function. Appl. Math. Comput., 116, 153-165, doi:10.1016/S0096-3003(99)00201-5.


Alexandrov, M.D., A.A. Lacis, M.E. Carlson, and B. Cairns, 1999: Remote sensing of atmospheric aerosols, nitrogen dioxide, and ozone by means of the Multifilter Rotating Shadow-band Radiometer. In Satellite Remote Sensing of Clouds and the Atmosphere IV, 20 Sep. 1999, Florence, Italy, Proc. SPIE, vol. 3867, pp. 156, doi:10.1117/12.373069.


Alexandrov, M.D., and V.S. Remizovich, 1995: Depth mode characteristics of light propagation in real turbid media and media with two-dimensional scattering. J. Opt. Soc. Amer. A, 12, no. 12, 2726-2735, doi:10.1364/JOSAA.12.002726.


Alexandrov, M.D., V.S. Remizovich, and D.B. Rogozkin, 1993: Multiple light scattering in a two-dimensional medium with large scatterers. J. Opt. Soc. Amer. A, 10, no. 12, 2602-2610, doi:10.1364/JOSAA.10.002602.

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