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Publications of Mariko S. Burgin

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  1. Mariko S. Burgin, Uday K. Khankhoje, Xueyang Duan, and Mahta Moghaddam. Generalized Terrain Topography in Radar Scattering Models. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 54(7):3944-3952, July 2016. Keyword(s): terrain mapping, topography (Earth), vegetation, N-layered soil structure, evergreen forest, extended boundary condition method, modular model, multilayered multispecies vegetation model, overlying vegetation, radar scattering models, radar wave interactions, terrain topography, topographic slopes, Backscatter, Radar, Radar scattering, Surface topography, Vegetation mapping, Electromagnetic scattering, modeling, radar terrain factors, remote sensing, vegetation. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]


  2. Mariko S. Burgin and Jakob J. van Zyl. Analysis of Polarimetric Radar Data and Soil Moisture From Aquarius: Towards a Regression-Based Soil Moisture Estimation Algorithm. IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing, 9(8):3497-3504, August 2016. Keyword(s): Backscatter, Data models, Estimation, L-band, Radar, Soil moisture, Vegetation mapping, Moisture, polarimetric radar, soil, synthetic aperture radar (SAR), time series. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]


  3. S. K. Chan, R. Bindlish, P. E. O'Neill, E. Njoku, T. Jackson, A. Colliander, F. Chen, Mariko S. Burgin, S. Dunbar, J. Piepmeier, S. Yueh, D. Entekhabi, M. H. Cosh, T. Caldwell, J. Walker, X. Wu, A. Berg, T. Rowlandson, A. Pacheco, H. McNairn, M. Thibeault, J. Martinez-Fernandez, Angel Gonzalez-Zamora, M. Seyfried, D. Bosch, P. Starks, D. Goodrich, J. Prueger, M. Palecki, E. E. Small, M. Zreda, J. C. Calvet, W. T. Crow, and Y. Kerr. Assessment of the SMAP Passive Soil Moisture Product. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 54(8):4994-5007, August 2016. Keyword(s): hydrological techniques, moisture, remote sensing by radar, soil, L-band radar, L-band radiometer, Level 2 Passive Soil Moisture Product, NASA Distributed Active Archive Center at the National Snow and Ice Data Center, NASA SMAP satellite mission, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, SMAP Passive Soil Moisture product, V-pol Single Channel Algorithm, freeze-thaw state, high-resolution soil moisture global mapping, radar irrecoverable hardware failure, radiometer-only soil moisture product, soil moisture estimates, soil moisture retrievals, Agriculture, Data models, Microwave radiometry, NASA, Soil moisture, Spatial resolution, Brightness temperature, L-band, Level 2 Passive Soil Moisture Product, Level 3 Daily Composite Version, Soil Moisture Active Passive (SMAP), land emission, passive microwave remote sensing, soil moisture, tau-omega model, validation. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]


  4. Alireza Tabatabaeenejad, Mariko S. Burgin, X. Duan, and Mahta Moghaddam. P-Band Radar Retrieval of Subsurface Soil Moisture Profile as a Second-Order Polynomial: First AirMOSS Results. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 53(2):645-658, February 2015. Keyword(s): hydrological techniques, remote sensing by radar, vegetation, AD 2012 09, AD 2012 10, AirMOSS mission flights, AirMOSS results, Airborne Microwave Observatory of Sub- canopy and Subsurface, Arizona, P-band radar data, Root Mean Squared Error, Walnut Gulch Experimental Watershed, barren terrain, discrete scattering model, radar pixel, second-order polynomial, shrubland terrain, subsurface depth function, subsurface soil moisture profile, synthetic radar data, terrain radar backscattering coefficients, vegetated terrain, Atmospheric modeling, Data models, Moisture, Polynomials, Radar, Soil moisture, Airborne Microwave Observatory of Subcanopy and Subsurface (AirMOSS), discrete scattering model, quadratic function, radar, remote sensing, second-order polynomial, simulated annealing, soil moisture profile. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]


  5. Uday K. Khankhoje, Mariko S. Burgin, and Mahta Moghaddam. On the Accuracy of Averaging Radar Backscattering Coefficients for Bare Soils Using the Finite-Element Method. IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters, 11(8):1345-1349, August 2014. Keyword(s): finite element analysis, geophysical techniques, remote sensing by radar, soil, surface roughness, 2-D finite-element method, Gaussian correlated surfaces, Gaussian correlated surfaces possessing behavior, Gaussian type, assumption validity, average coefficients, averaging assumption, averaging radar backscattering coefficient accuracy, backscatter averaging assumption breaks, backscatter averaging assumption validity conditions, bare rough surface assumption validity, bare soils, constitutive homogeneous pixels, ensemble averaged true coefficient computation, exponential type, exponentially correlated surfaces, heterogeneity impact quantification, heterogeneity source, heterogeneous moisture pixels, heterogeneous pixels, heterogeneous roughness pixels, heterogeneous soil moisture, heterogeneous soil roughness, high-contrast pixels, higher cross-pixel coherent interactions, longest correlation lengths, soil moisture, soil surface roughness, surface correlation type, surface variety computed averages, Backscatter, Correlation, Radar, Rough surfaces, Soil moisture, Surface roughness, Electromagnetic scattering by rough surfaces, finite-element methods (FEMs). [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]


  6. S. B. Kim, Mahta Moghaddam, L. Tsang, Mariko S. Burgin, X. Xu, and E. G. Njoku. Models of L-Band Radar Backscattering Coefficients Over Global Terrain for Soil Moisture Retrieval. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 52(2):1381-1396, February 2014. Keyword(s): Maxwell equations, permittivity, remote sensing by radar, soil, time series, vegetation mapping, L-band radar backscattering coefficient models, Maxwell equations, RMS height, VWC, accurate soil moisture inversion, airborne data, airborne observation, bare surface, co-pol RMS errors, corn crop, datacube errors, dielectric soil constant, distorted Born approximation framework, double-bounce reflectivity, double-bounce volume-surface interaction, empirical formulae, empirical parameters, fast soil moisture inversion, field-based radar data, global land surface, global terrain, grass fields, in situ observation, independent spaceborne phased array type L-band synthetic aperture radars, input parameters, international geosphere-biosphere programme scheme, land surface class simulation, lookup tables, major crops, mean difference range, numerical solutions, physical model outputs, real-time soil moisture inversion, rice crop, shrub, single scatterer, soil moisture active passive mission data, soil moisture retrieval, soil surface root mean square, sophisticated forward model direct inversion, soybean crop, spaceborne Aquarius scatterometer data, surface scattering, theoretical models. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]


  7. R. Magagi, A. A. Berg, K. Goita, S. Belair, T. J. Jackson, B. Toth, A. Walker, H. McNairn, P. E. O'Neill, Mahta Moghaddam, I. Gherboudj, A. Colliander, M. H. Cosh, Mariko S. Burgin, J. B. Fisher, S. B. Kim, I. Mladenova, N. Djamai, L. P. B. Rousseau, J. Belanger, J. Shang, and A. Merzouki. Canadian Experiment for Soil Moisture in 2010 (CanEx-SM10): Overview and Preliminary Results. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 51(1):347-363, January 2013. Keyword(s): land surface temperature, remote sensing, soil, vegetation, AD 2010, AD 2010 05 31 to 2010 06, AMSR-E soil moisture, CanEx-SM10, Canada, Canadian experiment, National Snow and Ice Data Center, SMOS data, SMOS mission, SMOS soil moisture product, Saskatchewan, active microwave measurement, agricultural area, airborne L-band brightness temperatures, airborne L-band radiometer data, airborne platform, boreal forested area, ocean salinity, passive microwave measurement, radio frequency, reflected soil moisture measurements, satellite platform, soil condition, soil ground-based measurements, soil moisture, soil temperature profiles, vegetation characteristics, vegetation condition, Moisture measurement, Satellites, Soil measurements, Soil moisture, Temperature measurement, Vegetation mapping, Agricultural and boreal forested areas, Soil Moisture and Ocean Salinity (SMOS), brightness temperature, soil moisture, validation. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]


  8. Alireza Tabatabaeenejad, Mariko S. Burgin, and Mahta Moghaddam. Potential of L-Band Radar for Retrieval of Canopy and Subcanopy Parameters of Boreal Forests. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 50(6):2150-2160, June 2012. Keyword(s): calibration, data analysis, forestry, remote sensing by radar, simulated annealing, soil, vegetation mapping, AD 2010 06, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, L-band radar, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, SMAP mission, Uninhabited Aerial Vehicle Synthetic Aperture Radar, absolute retrieval error analysis, calibration method, canopy parameter retrieval, central Canada boreal forests, discrete scatterer radar model, forest structure, forward scattering model, global optimization scheme, inversion method, old black spruce site, old jack pine forests, optimization algorithm, optimization problem, relative retrieval error, scattering mechanisms, simulated annealing, soil moisture information, subcanopy parameter retrieval, surface soil moisture retrieval, synthetic data, vegetation parameters, young jack pine forests, Backscatter, Dielectric constant, L-band, Radar, Scattering, Soil moisture, Vegetation mapping, Allometric relationships, Canadian Experiment for Soil Moisture in 2010 (CanEx-SM10), L-band radar, Soil Moisture Active and Passive (SMAP), boreal forest, canopy, inverse problem, microwave scattering. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]


  9. Mariko S. Burgin, D. Clewley, R. M. Lucas, and Mahta Moghaddam. A Generalized Radar Backscattering Model Based on Wave Theory for Multilayer Multispecies Vegetation. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 49(12):4832-4845, December 2011. Keyword(s): backscatter, radar polarimetry, remote sensing by radar, vegetation, AIRSAR data, ALOS PALSAR, Advanced Land Observing Satellite, Airborne Synthetic Aperture Radar data, Australia, NASA JPL, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Phased Arrayed L-band Synthetic Aperture Radar data, Queensland, distorted Born approximation, generalized radar backscattering model, microwave interaction, multilayer multispecies vegetation, polarimetric radar backscattering coefficients, single species discrete scatterer model, soil moisture, structurally complex vegetation, surface model, surface roughness parameterization, two layer crown trunk models, wave theory, wooded savanna sites, Backscatter, Data models, Mathematical model, Scattering, Synthetic aperture radar, Vegetation, Forest scattering, multispecies vegetation, synthetic aperture radar (SAR) backscattering, wave theory. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]


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Author: Othmar Frey, Earth Observation and Remote Sensing, Institute of Environmental Engineering, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology - ETH Zurich .


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