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2012

Sensitivity of Marine Warm Cloud Retrieval Statistics to Algorithm Choices: Examples from MODIS Collection 6 Development Code
Download the Presentation Steve Platnick, Gala Wind, Zhibo Zhang, Hyoun-Myoung Cho, G. T. Arnold, Michael D. King, Steve Ackerman, Brent Maddux
Number A44B
AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA
6 December 2012
Download the Presentation   6.2 MB


2010

Boundary Layer Cloud Characterization with Passive Satellite Imagers: Capabilities, Limitations, Future Needs
Download the Presentation Platnick, Zhang, Hubanks, Holz, Pincus, Ackerman, Maddux, et al.
NASA GSFC, UMBC/GEST, Wyle, U. Wisconsin/CIMSS, CIRES/CU
Innovative Satellite Observations to Characterize the Cloudy Boundary Layer
Keck Institute for Space Studies, Cal Tech
21-24 September 2010
Download the Presentation   15.2 MB


2009

Ten Years of Cloud Optical/Microphysical Measurements from MODIS
Download the Presentation Platnick, King
NASA/GSFC, U. of Colorado
IGARSS Cape Town SAFARI 2000 – Session I
Cape Town, South Africa
July 2009
Download the Presentation   11.6 MB

Optical and Microphysical Satellite Retrievals of Marine Stratocumulus Clouds off the Atlantic Coast of Southern Africa
Download the Presentation Platnick, King, Hubanks, Wind, Arnold
NASA/GSFC, U. of Colorado, Wyle, SSAI
IGARSS Cape Town SAFARI 2000 – Session II
Cape Town, South Africa
July 2009
Download the Presentation   14.6 MB
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          SEVIRI Cloud Effective Radius Download the QuickTime Movie   10.7 MB
          SEVIRI Cloud Optical Thickness Download the QuickTime Movie   11.6 MB

Aerosols, Clouds, and Climate
Download the Presentation King
University of Colorado - Boulder
NASA Earth System Science @ 20 Symposium
National Academy of Sciences - Washington DC
June 2009
Download the Presentation   45.0 MB


2008

Spatial & Temporal Distribution of Clouds as Observed by MODIS onboard the Terra and Aqua Satellites
Download the Presentation King, Platnick, Hubanks, Menzel, and Ackerman
Univ. of Colorado, NASA GSFC, Univ. of Wisconsin
MODIS Science Team Meeting
Linthicum, MD
May 2008
Download the Presentation   5.3 MB


2007

Spectral Signatures for the Remote Sensing of Clouds
Download the Presentation Platnick, King, Riedi, Arnold, Hubanks, Wind, Pincus, Oreopoulos
NASA GSFC
Yoram J. Kaufman Symposium on Aerosols, Clouds, and Climate
Greenbelt, MD
May 2007
Download the Presentation   11.8 MB

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          Cloud Virtual Reality Movie Download the QuickTime Movie   5.3 MB


2006

The Role of Aerosols in Cloud Growth, Suppression, and Precipitation: Yoram Kaufman and his Contributions
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NASA GSFC
Fall AGU Meeting
San Francisco, California
Dec 2006
Download the Presentation   8.1 MB

Spatial & Temporal Distribution of Clouds as observed by MODIS onboard the Terra and Aqua Satellites
Download the Presentation King, Platnick, Menzel, Ackerman & Hubanks
NASA GSFC, NOAA/NESDIS, U of Wisconsin, RSIS
SPIE Fifth International Asia-Pacific Environmental Remote Sensing Symposium
Goa, India
Nov 2006
Download the Presentation   25.0 MB

Cloud and Aerosol Properties, Precipitable Water, and Profiles of Temperature and Water Vapor from MODIS
Download the Presentation King
NASA/GSFC
MODIS Science Team Meeting
U of Maryland, College Park
Oct 2006
Download the Presentation   21.5 MB

Large-scale cloud properties as observed by ISCCP and MODIS
Download the Presentation Pincus, Batstone, Platnick
Climate Diagnostics Center, NOAA/ESRL, NASA/GSFC
AMS 12th Conference on Atmospheric Radiation
U of Wisconsin, Madison
July 2006
Download the Presentation   2.5 MB

The MODIS Operational Cloud Optical and Microphysical Products: Overview of the Collection 5 Processing Algorithm
Download the PowerPoint Presentation Platnick, King, Riedi, Arnold, B.Wind, G.Wind, Hubanks, Ackerman, Frey, Baum, Menzel, Yang, Pincus
NASA GSFC, Laboratoire d’Optique Atmosphérique, SSAI, RSIS, NOAA/NESDIS, NOAA/CIRES, UW
AMS 12th Conference on Atmospheric Radiation
U of Wisconsin, Madison
July 2006
Download the PowerPoint Presentation   5.0 MB

Spatial & Temporal Distribution of Cloud Properties observed by MODIS: Preliminary Level-3 Results from the Collection 5 Reprocessing
Download the PowerPoint Presentation King, Platnick, Hubanks, Pincus, Menzel, Ackerman
NASA GSFC, RSIS, NOAA-CIRES, UW
AMS 12th Conference on Atmospheric Radiation
U of Wisconsin, Madison
July 2006
Download the PowerPoint Presentation   4.3 MB

Spatial & Temporal Distribution of Tropospheric Clouds observed by MODIS onboard Terra & Aqua
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NASA GSFC
Seminar
U of Alabama, Huntsville
May 2006
Download the PowerPoint Presentation   23.1 MB

Spatially Complete Global Surface Albedos Derived from Terra/MODIS Data
Download the PowerPoint Presentation King, Moody, Schaaf, & Platnick
NASA GSFC, L3 Comm., Boston U.
2006 Land SAF Meeting
Lisbon, Portugal
March 2006
Download the PowerPoint Presentation   17.8 MB

Level-3 Collection 005 Updates & New Web Site Content
Download the PowerPoint Presentation Hubanks
NASA GSFC
MODIS Science Team Meeting
BWI Marriott, Baltimore, MD
January 2006
Download the PowerPoint Presentation   4.8 MB


2005

Clouds, Aerosols, and Atmospheric Composition from Satellites
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NASA GSFC
2005 EUMETSAT Meteorological Satellite Conference
Dubrovnik, Croatia
September 2005
Download the PowerPoint Presentation   34.7 MB


2004

Initial Analysis of the Pixel-Level Uncertainties in Global MODIS Cloud Optical Thickness and Effective Particle Size Retrievals
Download the PowerPoint Presentation Platnick, Pincus, Wind, King, Gray, & Hubanks
NASA GSFC, NOAA-CDC/CIRES, L-3 Communications
SPIE Fourth International Asia-Pacific Environmental Remote Sensing Symposium
Honolulu, Hawaii
November 2004
Download the PowerPoint Presentation   7.0 MB

Temporal & Spatial Distribution of Liquid Water & Ice Clouds observed by MODIS onboard Terra & Aqua
Download the PowerPoint Presentation King, Platnick, Gray, & Hubanks
NASA GSFC
SPIE Fourth International Asia-Pacific Environmental Remote Sensing Symposium
Honolulu, Hawaii
November 2004
Download the PowerPoint Presentation   24.0 MB
      QuickTime and MPEG Movies (Embedded)
          Cloud Virtual Reality Movie Download the QuickTime Movie   17.0 MB

MODIS Atmosphere Level-3 Product & Web Site Review
Download the PowerPoint Presentation Hubanks
NASA GSFC
MODIS Science Team Meeting
BWI Marriott, Baltimore, MD
July 2004
Download the PowerPoint Presentation   13.0 MB

Cloud and Aerosol Properties, Precipitable Water, and Profiles of Temperature and Water Vapor from MODIS
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NASA GSFC
Workshop on NESDIS Operational Products from MODIS
Silver Spring, Maryland
June 2004
Download the PowerPoint Presentation   22.0 MB
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          Cloud Virtual Reality Movie Download the QuickTime Movie   17.0 MB


2003

Promise and Capability of NASA’s Earth Observing System to Monitor Human-Induced Climate Variations
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NASA GSFC
2003 AGU Meeting
San Francisco, California
December 2003
Download the PowerPoint Presentation   16.0 MB

Global Multispectral Cloud Retrievals from MODIS
Download the PowerPoint Presentation King
NASA GSFC
Seminar, University of Arizona
Tucson, Arizona
December 2003
Download the PowerPoint Presentation   38.5 MB
      QuickTime and MPEG Movies (Embedded)
          0.86 Global Albedo   Download the QuickTime Movie   2.0 MB
          Animated MODIS Swath   Download the QuickTime Movie   3.0 MB
          North America Ecosystem Classification   Download the MPEG Movie   40.0 MB

MODIS Atmosphere Web & Level-3 Algorithm/Product Detail
Download the PowerPoint Presentation Hubanks
NASA GSFC
MODIS Atmosphere Retreat
St Michaels, Maryland
March 2003
Download the PowerPoint Presentation   19.0 MB


2002

MODIS Cloud Retrievals: Cloud Mask, Cloud Top Properties, Optical and Microphysical Properties
Download the PowerPoint Presentation Platnick, King, Ackerman, Menzel, Baum, Riedi, et al.
NASA GSFC
International Summer School on Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences: Remote Sensing of the Earth's Environment from Terra
L'Aquila, Italy
August 2002
Download the PowerPoint Presentation   22.8 MB
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          White Sky Albedo - Europe (Day 173)   Download the QuickTime Movie   0.8 MB

MODIS Retrieval of Cloud Optical and Microphysical Properties
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NASA GSFC
MIT/GSFC Short Course on Terra
Greenbelt, Maryland
January 2002
Download the PowerPoint Presentation   21.3 MB
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          MODIS Swath   Download the QuickTime Movie   3.0 MB
          White Sky Albedo - North America   Download the QuickTime Movie   1.4 MB

Tools for Visualizing and Utilizing MODIS Data
Download the PowerPoint Presentation Moody
NASA GSFC, Emergent IT
MIT/GSFC Short Course on Terra
Greenbelt, Maryland
January 2002
Download the PowerPoint Presentation   5.6 MB
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          MODIS Swath   Download the QuickTime Movie   3.0 MB
          Surface Albedo Granule   Download the QuickTime Movie   0.4 MB
          Quality Assurance   Download the QuickTime Movie   0.7 MB
          Cloud Phase   Download the QuickTime Movie   0.9 MB
          Ancillary Data   Download the QuickTime Movie   0.6 MB
          Cloud Mask   Download the QuickTime Movie   0.2 MB
          Cloud Optical Properties   Download the QuickTime Movie   1.4 MB


2001

Remote Sensing of Cloud, Aerosol, & Water Vapor Properties from MODIS
Download the PowerPoint Presentation King, Platnick, Menzel, Kaufman, Ackerman, Tanre, & Gao
NASA GSFC, UMBC, NOAA NESDIS, UW CIMSS, U. Sci. Tech. Lille, NRL
AMS 11th Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography
Madison, Wisconsin
October 2001
Download the PowerPoint Presentation   29.8 MB
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          MODIS Swath   Download the QuickTime Movie   3.0 MB
          Himalayas Overflight   Download the QuickTime Movie   49.8 MB
          Albedo - Africa   Download the QuickTime Movie   1.1 MB
          Aerosol - Rotating Globes   Download the QuickTime Movie   39.3 MB