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Section Board for 'Atmosphere Remote Sensing' (55)

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Prof. Dr. Gerrit de Leeuw
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Section Editor-in-Chief
Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute (KNMI), R & D Satellite Observations, 3731 GA De Bilt, The Netherlands
Interests: aerosols; satellite remotes sensing; air quality; climate; aerosol-cloud interaction; sea spray aerosol
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Dr. Francesca Barnaba *
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Institute of Atmospheric Sciences and Climate (ISAC), National Research Council (CNR), Via Fosso del Cavaliere 100, 00133 Rome, Italy
Interests: aerosols; atmospheric composition; air quality; light scattering and absorption; satellite remote sensing; ground-based active and passive remote sensing; aerosol in-situ measurements; mineral dust; biomass burning
* Section "Atmosphere Remote Sensing"
Dr. Jie Cheng
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Institute of Remote Sensing Science and Engineering, Faculty of Geographical Science, Beijing Normal University, Beijing 100875, China
Interests: development of remote sensing inversion algorithms; producing of high-level remote sensing products; radiative transfer modeling; remote sensing of surface radiation budget
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Dr. Steven Dewitte
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Royal Meteorological Institute of Belgium, Ringlaan 3 Avenue Circulaire, B-1180 Brussels, Belgium
Interests: earth radiation budget; atmospheric remote sensing; climate monitoring; weather forecast
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Prof. Dr. Jhoon Kim
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Department of Atmospheric Sciences, Yonsei University, 50 Yonsei-ro, Seodaemoon-gu, Seoul 03722, Korea
Interests: satellite remote sensing; radiative transfer; aerosol; trace gases; air quality
Dr. Silas Michaelides
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Climate and Atmosphere Research Center (CARE-C), The Cyprus Institute, 2121 Aglantzia, Cyprus
Interests: meteorology; atmospheric remote sensing
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Dr. Christopher Sioris *
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Environment and Climate Change Canada, 4905 Dufferin Street, Toronto, ON M3H 5T4, Canada
Interests: limb sounding; limb scattering; satellite remote sensing; air quality
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Dr. Kerstin Stebel
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Atmosphere and Climate Department (ATMOS), NILU - Norwegian Institute for Air Research, Instituttveien 18, 2027 Kjeller, Norway
Interests: ground-based and satellite remote sensing; imaging; satellite validation; aerosol and trace gases; air quality; volcanic gas emissions
Dr. Linlu Mei
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Institute of Environmental Physics NW1, University of Bremen, Room 2130, Otto-Hahn-Allee 1, 28359 Bremen, Germany
Interests: satelite remote sensing of aerosol and cloud; cryosphere; radiative transfer; retrieval theory; trend analysis
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Dr. Alexander Marshak
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NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD 20771, USA
Interests: remote sensing of clouds and aerosols
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Prof. Dr. Lucas Alados-Arboledas
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Applied Physics Department, University of Granada, and Andalusian Research Institute for the Earth System, 18071 Granada, Spain
Interests: atmospheric aerosol; lidar; remote sensing; atmospheric radiation; aerosol–cloud interaction
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Dr. Vassilis Amiridis
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Institute for Astronomy, Astrophysics, Space Applications and Remote Sensing, National Observatory of Athens, I. Metaxa & Vas. Pavlou Penteli, GR-15236 Nea Penteli Attica, Greece
Interests: active remote sensing; LiDAR
Dr. Manuel Antón
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Department of Physics, University of Extremadura, Avenida de Elvas s/n, 06006 Badajoz, Spain
Interests: the interaction between solar radiation and atmosphere; gases; aerosols and clouds
Prof. Dr. Dimitrios Balis
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Laboratory of Atmospheric Phsyics, School of Physics, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, 541 24 Thessaloniki, Greece
Interests: atmospheric physics; atmospheric remote sensing with laser; satellite remote sensing of the atmosphere; remote sensing of atmospheric aerosols; environmental physics; technology of atmospheric measurements
Dr. Joan Bech
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Dep. Applied Physics - Meteorology, University of Barcelona, C / Martí i Franquès 108028 Barcelona, Spain
Interests: atmospheric physics; meteorological remote sensing; weather radar applications; severe weather; environmental quality; precipitation processes
Prof. Dr. Jan Cermak
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Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), 76128 Karlsruhe, Germany
Interests: aerosols; clouds; satellite remote sensing; climatology; satellite climatology; ground-based remote sensing; air quality; aerosol effects on climate; aerosol-cloud interactions
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Dr. Domenico Cimini
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National Research Council of Italy (CNR) - Institute of Methodologies for Environmental Analysis (IMAA), C.da S. Loja, 85050 Potenza, Italy
Interests: microwave remote sensing; radiative transfer; absorption models; atmospheric thermodynamics; clouds and precipitation; inversion methods; data assimilation
Prof. Dr. Maria João Costa
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Department of Physics, Institute of Earth Sciences, School of Science and Technology, University of Évora, 7000-671 Évora, Portugal
Interests: atmospheric remote sensing; cloud and aerosol properties; radiative transfer modeling; radiative forcing; cloud–aerosol interactions; cloud–aerosol radiative effects; air and water quality remote sensing
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Dr. Hartwig Deneke
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Leibniz Institute for Tropospheric Research, Permoserstraße 15, 04318 Leipzig, Germany
Interests: estimation of cloud properties from passive satellite sensors; validation with ground-based measurements; influence of clouds and aerosols on the atmospheric radiation budget; effects of small-scale cloud variability on cloud property retrievals and radiation
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Dr. Claudia Di Biagio
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Inter-University Laboratory of Atmospheric Systems (LISA), UMR CNRS 7583, Faculty of Science and Technology, 61 Avenue of General de Gaulle, 94010 Creteil, CEDEX, France
Interests: atmospheric composition; aerosols; optical properties of aerosols; aerosol-radiation interaction; satellite and ground-based remote sensing
Dr. Stefano Dietrich
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Institute of Atmospheric Sciences and Climate, National Research Council (ISAC-CNR), Via Fosso del Cavaliere 100, 00133 Rome, Italy
Interests: cloud physics; atmospheric electricity; satellite precipitation measurements; lightning meteorology; transient luminous events; satellite meteorology; climate change impacts
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Dr. Frank Eckardt
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Department of Environmental and Geographical Sciences, University of Cape Town, Cape Town 7701, South Africa
Interests: dryland remote sensing applications
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Dr. Hesham M. El-Askary
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Center of Excellence in Earth Systems Modeling and Observations, Chapman University, Orange, CA 92866, USA
Interests: applications of remote sensing in atmosphere; marine environment; vegetation and arid lands
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Dr. Michael J. Garay
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Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), Caltech, 4800 Oak Grove Dr, Pasadena, CA 91109, USA
Interests: satellite remote sensing of clouds and aerosols; radiative transfer including polarization; machine learning techniques for satellite image feature classification; computer vision approaches for image feature tracking; multi-dimensional data visualization and analysis for ground-based and satellite systems; and the sensitivity of satellite retrievals to polarimetric information
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Prof. Dr. Ismail Gultepe
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Engineering and Applied Science Department, Ontario Technical University, Oshawa, ON L1G 0C5, Canada
Interests: cloud microphysics and precipitation; in-situ observations and remote sensing; aviation meteorology; cold weather systems
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Dr. Janne Hakkarainen
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Finnish Meteorological Institute, Earth Observation Research, P.O.Box 503, FI-00101 Helsinki, Finland
Interests: greenhouse gases; air quality research; retrieval algorithms; uncertainty quantification; inverse modeling; data assimilation
Dr. Nikos Hatzianastassiou
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Laboratory of Meteorology, Department of Physics, University of Ioannina, 45110 Ioannina, Greece
Interests: aerosol physical properties; aerosol-cloud interactions; aerosol-radiation interactions; radiation and climate; shortwave and longwave radiation transfer and budgets
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Dr. Stephan Havemann
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Met Office, Foundation and Weather Science, Exeter 01392, UK
Interests: atmospheric radiative transfer; satellite; airborne and ground-based remote sensing; retrieval of atmospheric and surface properties; electromagnetic scattering theory; cirrus; operational satellite data assimilation; numerical methods; big data; machine learning techniques
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Dr. Peter Kalmus
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NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA 91109, USA
Interests: remote sensing of clouds; remote sensing of ecosystems; remote sensing validation via in situ data; data fusion
Dr. Dimitris Kaskaoutis
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Institute for Environmental Research & Sustainable Development, National Observatory of Athens, I. Metaxa & Vas. Pavlou, P. Penteli (Lofos Koufou), 15236 Athens, Greece
Interests: solar radiation; aerosols; remote sensing; dust; meteorology; climatology
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Dr. Miroslav Kocifaj
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Slovak Academy of Sciences and Faculty of Mathematics, Physics and Informatics, Comenius University, 842 48 Bratislava, Slovakia
Interests: light scattering; light pollution; radiative transfer; small particles; aerosol optics
Prof. Dr. Francesco Martellotta
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Dipartimento di Scienze dell’Ingegneria Civile e dell’Architettura, Politecnico di Bari, 70125 Bari, Italy
Interests: architectural acoustics; acoustic properties of materials; measurement techniques in acoustics; psychoacoustics; indoor environment quality; thermal comfort; innovative technologies for energy saving
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Dr. Chris A. McLinden
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Environment and Climate Change Canada, Saskatoon, SK S7N 3H5, Canada
Interests: satellite remote sensing; air quality; radiative transfer; air emissions
Prof. Dr. Fred Moshary
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Optical Remote Sensing Laboratory, Electrical Engineering, Grove School of Engineering, CUNY City College, New York, NY 10031, USA
Interests: remote sensing techniques; technologies and applications; optical sensors; sensor networks for urban and regional micro-meteorology/micro-cliamte research; atmospheric and ocean remote and insitu sensing
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Prof. Dr. Michael J. Newchurch
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Department of Atmospheric Science, The University of Alabama in Huntsville, 320 Sparkman Dr., Huntsville, AL 35805, USA
Interests: tropospheric ozone profile measurements with lidars and ozonesondes; retrievals from satellite instruments; atmospheric photochemical modeling; ozone trend analyses
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Dr. Michael Obland
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Earth System Science Pathfinder Program Office, NASA Langley Research Center, Hampton, VA 23681, USA
Interests: remote sensing; satellite remote sensing; airborne remote sensing; small satellites; cubesats; lidar; aerosols; carbon dioxide; atmospheric science
Dr. Prabir K. Patra
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Department of Atmospheric Science, The University of Alabama in Huntsville, 320 Sparkman Dr., Huntsville, AL 35805, USA
Interests: air pollution; greenhouse gases; modelling studies
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Dr. Uwe Pfeifroth
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German Meteorological Service, Satellite-based Climate Monitoring, Frankfurter Straße 135, 63067 Offenbach, Germany
Interests: remote sensing of the atmosphere (radiation, clouds, aerosols); remote sensing of precipitation; satellite-based climate monitoring and analysis; validation of remote sensing data using ground-based reference data
Prof. Dr. Kai Qin
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School of Environment and Spatial Informatics, China University of Mining and Technology, Xuzhou 221116, China
Interests: remote sensing of aerosols and trace gases; understanding of air pollution using ground and satellite observations; lithosphere–atmosphere–ionosphere coupling
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Dr. Steven C. Reising
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Professor and Director of Microwave Systems Laboratory, Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, Colorado State University, 1373 Campus Delivery, Fort Collins, CO 80523-1373, USA
Interests: microwave remote sensing of the Earth's atmosphere and oceans; earth science measurements from nanosatellites and CubeSats; radiometer and radar systems from GHz to THz frequencies; low-noise monolithic microwave IC design and packaging
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Dr. Raquel De Los Reyes
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Remote Sensing Technology Institute (IMF), German Aerospace Center (DLR), 82234 Weßling, Germany
Interests: remote sensing; atmosphere correction; hyperspectral; multispectral; calibration; validation; surface reflectance; classification masks
Dr. Filomena Romano
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Institute of Methodologies for Environmental Analysis, National Research Council (IMAA/CNR), 85050 Tito Scalo, Potenza, Italy
Interests: cloud remote sensing; cloud radiative forcing; cloud detection and classification; cloud microphysical properties; surface solar irradiance
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Dr. Aleksander A. Ruzmaikin
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Jet Propulsion Laboratory, NASA, Pasadena, CA 91109, USA
Interests: climate dynamics and mechanisms of solar influence on climate; analyses and modeling of solar and heliospheric magnetic fields; design of new space missions
Prof. Dr. Michaël Sicard
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CommSensLab, Dept. of Signal Theory and Communications, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 08034 Barcelona, Spain
Interests: optical remote sensing; remote sensing; lidar; optics; aerosols; mineral dust; pollen; aerosol-cloud interactions; radiative forcing; shortwave; longwave; satellite sensors; transport modeling
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Prof. Dr. Ramesh P. Singh
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School of Life and Environmental Sciences, Schmid College of Science and Technology, Chapman University, Orange, CA 92866, USA
Interests: remote sensing; atmospheric pollution; natural hazards, earthquakes; air quality
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Dr. Mikael Sjöholm
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Wind Energy Department, Technical University of Denmark, Frederiksborgvej 399, DK-4000 Roskilde, Denmark
Interests: ground-based remote sensing of wind; rain; aerosols; temperature; and gases; scanning wind lidar technology; multiple-beam systems; wind-energy and boundary-layer meteorology; remote sensing in wind tunnels; inflows and wakes
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Dr. Chris G. Tzanis
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Section of Environmental Physics and Meteorology, Department of Physics, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, University Campus, 157 84 Athens, Greece
Interests: climate dynamics; climate physics; climate change and variability; aerosols; ambient air quality; ozone-climate interactions; atmospheric physics and chemistry; nonlinear processes; artificial intelligence and machine learning; remote sensing
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Dr. Tomoo Ushio
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Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Tokyo Metropolitan University, 1 Chome-1 Minamiosawa, Hachioji, Tokyo 192-0364, Japan
Interests: radar-based remote sensing; passive and active remote sensing of atmosphere from spaceborne platforms; and atmospheric electricity
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Prof. Dr. Costas Varotsos
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Department of Environmental Physics and Meteorology, Faculty of Physics, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, University Campus, Bld Phys 5, Ilissia (Zografou), 157 84 Athens, Greece
Interests: climate dynamics; remote sensing; natural disasters; air pollution; environmental physics and chemistry; applied ecology
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Dr. Tamas Várnai
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Joint Center for Earth System Technology, University of Maryland at Baltimore County, Baltimore, MD 21250, USA
Interests: 3-D radiative processes in the atmosphere; effects of scene heterogeneity in atmospheric remote sensing; aerosols in partly cloudy regions; multiview lidar measurements of thick clouds
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Dr. Xiaolei Zou
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School of Atmosphere Sciences, Nanjing University of Information Science & Technology, Nanjing 210044, China
Interests: satellite data applications in weather and climate studies; atmosphere data assimilation; numerical weather prediction
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