Author Bibliographies

Publications by Zhonghai Jin

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 papers based on research conducted prior to their having joined the institute.

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Zhang, Y., and Z. Jin, 2020: Calculation of top-of-atmosphere, surface and atmospheric cloud radiative kernels based on ISCCP-H datasets: 1. Methodology and validation. J. Clim., submitted.


Jin, Z., and A.A. Lacis, 2021: An efficient and accurate algorithm for computing grid-averaged solar fluxes for horizontally inhomogeneous clouds. J. Atmos. Sci., 78, no. 2, 385-398, doi:10.1175/JAS-D-20-0167.1.

Minnis, P., S. Sun-Mack, Y. Chen, F.-L. Chang, C.R. Yost, W.L. Smith, Jr., P.W. Heck, R.F. Arduini, S.T. Bedka, Y. Yi, G. Hong, Z. Jin, D. Painemal, R. Palikonda, B. Scarino, D.A. Spangenberg, R.A. Smith, Q.Z. Trepte, P. Yang, and Y. Xie, 2021: CERES MODIS cloud product retrievals for Edition 4, Part I: Algorithm changes. IEEE Trans. Geosci. Remote Sens., 51, no. 4, 2744-2780, doi:10.1109/TGRS.2020.3008866.


Jin, Z., Y.-C. Zhang, A. Del Genio, G. Schmidt, and M. Kelley, 2019: Cloud scattering impact on thermal radiative transfer and global longwave radiation. J. Quant. Spectrosc. Radiat. Transfer, 239, 106669, doi:10.1016/j.jqsrt.2019.106669.

Trepte, Q.Z., P. Minnis, S. Sun-Mack, C.B. Yost, Y. Chen, Z. Jin, G. Hong, F.-L. Chang, W.L. Smith, Jr., K.M. Bedka, and T.L. Chee, 2019: Global cloud detection for CERES Edition 4 using Terra and Aqua MODIS data. IEEE Trans. Geosci. Remote Sens., 57, no. 11, 9410-9449, doi:10.1109/TGRS.2019.2926620.


Jin, Z., and M. Sun, 2017: Errors in spectral fingerprints and their effects on climate fingerprinting accuracy in the solar spectrum. J. Quant. Spectrosc. Radiat. Transfer, 188, 165-175, doi:10.1016/j.jqsrt.2016.06.029.


Jin, Z., and M. Sun, 2016: An initial study on climate change fingerprinting using the reflected solar spectra. J. Climate, 29, no. 8, 2781-2796, doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-15-0297.1.

Liu, X., Q. Yang, H. Li, Z. Jin, W. Wu, S. Kizer, D.K. Zhou, and P. Yang, 2016: Development of a fast and accurate PCRTM radiative transfer model in the solar spectral region. Appl. Opt., 55, no. 29, 8236-8247, doi:10.1364/AO.55.008236.


Lin, Z., S. Stamnes, Z. Jin, I. Laszlo, S.-C. Tsay, W.J. Wiscombe, and K. Stamnes, 2015: Improved discrete ordinate solutions in the presence of an anisotropically reflecting lower boundary: Upgrades of the DISORT computational tool. J. Quant. Spectrosc. Radiat. Transfer, 157, 119-134, doi:10.1016/j.jqsrt.2015.02.014.

Lukashin, C., Z. Jin, G. Kopp, D.G. MacDonnell, and K. Thome, 2015: CLARREO reflected solar spectrometer: Restrictions for instrument sensitivity to polarization. IEEE Trans. Geosci. Remote Sens., 53, no. 12, 6703-6709, doi:10.1109/TGRS.2015.2446197.

Wu, A., X. Xiong, Z. Jin, C. Lukashin, B.N. Wenny, and J.J. Butler, 2015: Sensitivity of Intercalibration Uncertainty of the CLARREO Reflected Solar Spectrometer Features. IEEE Trans. Geosci. Remote Sens., 53, no. 9, 4741-4751, doi:10.1109/TGRS.2015.2409030.


Jin, Z., C. Lukachin, Y. Roberts, B. Wielicki, D. Feldman, and W. Collins, 2014: Interannual variability of the Earth's spectral solar reflectance from measurements and simulations. J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 119, no. 8, 4458-4470, doi:10.1002/2013JD021056.


Jin, Z., C. Lukashin, Y. Qiao, and A. Gopalan, 2013: An efficient and effective method to simulate the earth spectral reflectance over large temporal and spatial scales. Geophys. Res. Lett., 40, no. 2, 374-379, doi:10.1002/grl.50116.

Lukashin, C., B.A. Wielicki, D.F. Young, K. Thome, Z. Jin, and W. Sun, 2013: Uncertainty Estimates for Imager Reference Inter-Calibration With CLARREO Reflected Solar Spectrometer. IEEE Trans. Geosci. Remote Sens., 51, no. 3, 1425-1436, doi:10.1109/TGRS.2012.2233480.

Sun, W., Z. Liu, G. Videen, Q. Fu, K. Muinonen, D.M. Winker, C. Lukashin, Z. Jin, B. Lin, and J. Huang, 2013: For the depolarization of linearly polarized light by smoke particles. J. Quant. Spectrosc. Radiat. Transfer, 122, 233-237, doi:10.1016/j.jqsrt.2012.03.031.

Wielicki, B.A., D.F. Young, M.G. Mlynczak, K.J. Thome, S. Leroy, J. Corliss, J.G. Anderson, C.O. Ao, R. Bantges, F. Best, K. Bowman, H. Brindley, J.J. Butler, W. Collins, J.A. Dykema, D.R. Doelling, D.R. Feldman, N. Fox, X. Huang, R. Holz, Y. Huang, Z. Jin, D. Jennings, D.G. Johnson, K. Jucks, S. Kato, D.B. Kirk-Davidoff, R. Knuteson, G. Kopp, D.P. Kratz, X. Liu, C. Lukashin, A.J. Mannucci, N. Phojanamongkolkij, P. Pilewskie, V. Ramaswamy, H. Revercomb, J. Rice, Y. Roberts, C.M. Roithmayr, F. Rose, S. Sandford, E.L. Shirley, W.L. Smith, B. Soden, P.W. Speth, W. Sun, P.C. Taylor, D. Tobin, and X. Xiong, 2013: Achieving climate change absolute accuracy in orbit. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 94, no. 10, 1519-1539, doi:10.1175/BAMS-D-12-00149.1.


Jin, Z., C. Lukachin, A. Gopalan, and W. Sun, 2012: Correlation between SCIAMACHY, MODIS, and CERES reflectance measurements: Implications for CLARREO. J. Geophys. Res., 117, no. D5, D05114, doi:10.1029/2011JD017051.

Oreopoulos, L., E.J. Mlawer, J.S. Delamere, T. Shippert, J. Cole, B. Fomin, M.J. Iacono, Z. Jin, J. Li, J. Manners, P. Räisänen, F.G. Rose, Y.-C. Zhang, M.J. Wilson, and W.B. Rossow, 2012: The Continual Intercomparison of Radiation Codes: Results from Phase I. J. Geophys. Res., 117, no. D6, D06117, doi:10.1029/2011JD016821.


Chen, X., H. Wei, P. Yang, Z. Jin, and B.A. Baum, 2011: An efficient method for computing atmospheric radiances in clear-sky and cloudy conditions. J. Quant. Spectrosc. Radiat. Transfer, 112, no. 1, 109-118, doi:10.1016/j.jqsrt.2010.08.013.

Jin, Z., Y. Qiao, Y. Wang, Y. Fang, and W. Yi, 2011: A new parameterization of spectral and broadband ocean surface albedo. Opt. Express, 19, no. 27, 26429-26443, doi:10.1364/OE.19.026429.

Jin, Z., B.A. Wielicki, C. Loukachine, T.P. Charlock, D. Young, and S. Noël, 2011: Spectral kernel approach to study radiative response of climate variables and interannual variability of reflected solar spectrum. J. Geophys. Res., 116, no. D10, D10113, doi:10.1029/2010JD015228.


Jin, Z., T.P. Charlock, P. Yang, Y. Xie, and W. Miller, 2008: Snow optical properties for different particle shapes with application to snow grain size retrieval and MODIS/CERES radiance comparison over Antarctica. Remote Sens. Environ., 112, no. 9, 3563-3581, doi:10.1016/j.rse.2008.04.011.


Jin, Z., T.P. Charlock, K. Rutledge, K. Stamnes, and Y. Wang, 2006: Analytical solution of radiative transfer in the coupled atmosphere-ocean system with a rough surface. Appl. Opt., 45, no. 28, 7443-7455, doi:10.1364/AO.45.007443.


Jin, Z., T.P. Charlock, K. Rutledge, G. Cota, R. Kahn, J. Redemann, T. Zhang, D.A. Rutan, and F. Rose, 2005: Radiative transfer modeling for the CLAMS experiment. J. Atmos. Sci., 62, no. 4, 1053-1071, doi:10.1175/JAS3351.1.

Kahn, R., W.-H. Li, J.V. Martonchik, C.J. Bruegge, D.J. Diner, B.J. Gaitley, W. Abdou, O. Dubovik, B. Holben, A. Smirnov, Z. Jin, and D. Clark, 2005: MISR calibration and implications for low-light-level aerosol retrieval over dark water. J. Atmos. Sci., 62, no. 4, 1032-1052, doi:10.1175/JAS3390.1.


Jin, Z., T.P. Charlock, W.L. Smith, and K. Rutledge, 2004: A parameterization of ocean surface albedo. Geophys. Res. Lett., 31, no. 22, L22301, doi:10.1029/2004GL021180.


Jin, Z., T.P. Charlock, and K. Rutledge, 2002: Analysis of broadband solar radiation and albedo over the ocean surface at COVE. J. Atmos. Ocean. Technol., 19, no. 10, 1585-1601, doi:10.1175/1520-0426(2002)019<1585:AOBSRA>2.0.CO;2.


Jin, Z., and J.J. Simpson, 2001: Anisotropic Reflectance of Snow Observed from Space over the Arctic and Its Effect on Solar Energy Balance. Remote Sens. Enviro., 75, no. 1, 63-75, doi:10.1016/S0034-4257(00)00156-5.


Jin, Z., and J.J. Simpson, 2000: Bidirectional anisotropic reflectance of snow and sea ice in AVHRR channel 1 and channel 2 spectral regions. II. Correction applied to imagery of snow on sea ice. IEEE Trans. Geosci. Remote Sens., 38, no. 2, 999-1015, doi:10.1109/36.841981.

Simpson, J.J., Z. Jin, and J.R. Stitt, 2000: Cloud shadow detection under arbitrary viewing and illumination conditions. IEEE Trans. Geosci. Remote Sens., 38, no. 2, 972-976, doi:10.1109/36.841979.

Simpson, J.J., T. McIntire, Z. Jin, and J.R. Stitt, 2000: Improved Cloud Top Height Retrieval under Arbitrary Viewing and Illumination Conditions Using AVHRR Data. Remote Sens. Environ., 72, no. 1, 95-110, doi:10.1016/S0034-4257(99)00095-4.


Jin, Z., and J.J. Simpson, 1999: Bidirectional anisotropic reflectance of snow and sea ice in AVHRR Channel 1 and 2 spectral regions. I. Theoretical analysis. IEEE Trans. Geosci. Remote Sens., 37, no. 1, 543-554, doi:10.1109/36.739110.

Le Marshall, J.F., J.J. Simpson, and Z. Jin, 1999: Satellite calibration using a collocated nadir observation technique: theoretical basis and application to the GMS-5 Pathfinder benchmark period. IEEE Trans. Geosci. Remote Sens., 37, no. 1, 499-507, doi:10.1109/36.739100.


Jin, Z., K. Stamnes, W.F. Weeks, and S.-C. Tsay, 1994: The effect of sea ice on the solar energy budget in the atmosphere-sea ice-ocean system: A model study. J. Geophys. Res., 99, no. C12, 25281-25294, doi:10.1029/94JC02426.

Jin, Z., K.H. Stamnes, and W.F. Weeks, 1994: Transport of photosynthetically active radiation in sea ice and the ocean. In Ocean Optics XII, 13-15 June 1994, Bergen, Norway, Proc. SPIE, vol. 2258, pp. 225811, doi:10.1117/12.190049.

Jin, Z., and K. Stamnes, 1994: Radiative transfer in nonuniformly refracting layered media: Atmosphere-ocean system. Appl. Opt., 33, no. 3, 431-442, doi:10.1364/AO.33.000431.


Mobley, C.D., B. Gentili, H.R. Gordon, Z. Jin, G.W. Kattawar, A. Morel, P. Reinersman, K. Stamnes, and R.H. Stavn, 1993: Comparison of numerical models for computing underwater light fields. Appl. Opt., 32, no. 36, 7484-7504, doi:10.1364/AO.32.007484.

Zeng, J., Z. Jin, and K.H. Stamnes, 1993: Impact of stratospheric ozone depletion on UV penetration into the ocean at high latitudes. In High Latitude Optics, 27 June-2 July 1993, Tromso, Norway, Proc. SPIE, vol. 2048, pp. 20488, doi:10.1117/12.165510.


Stamnes, K., Z. Jin, J. Slusser, C. Booth, and T. Lucas, 1992: Several-fold enhancement of biologically effective ultraviolet radiation levels at McMurdo Station Antarctica during the 1990 ozone "hole". Geophys. Res. Lett., 19, no. 10, 1013-1016, doi:10.1029/92GL01015.

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