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Baird, M; Chai, F; Ciavatta, S; Dutkiewicz, S; Edwards, C; Evers-King, H; Friedrichs, M; Frolov, S; Gehlen, Ma; Henson, S; Hickman, A; Jahn, O; Jones, E; Kaufman, D; Mélin, F; Mouw, C; Muhling, B; Rousseaux, C; Shulman, I; Wiggert, J. Synergy between Ocean Colour and Biogeochemical/Ecosystem Models. IOCCG Report Number 19 (2020)

Bergstedt H., A. Bartsch, A. Neureiter, A. Höfler, B. Widhalm, N. Pepin, and J, Hjort, Deriving a Frozen Area Fraction From Metop ASCAT Backscatter Based on Sentinel-1, IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, (Early Access)

Coldewey-Egbers, M., Loyola, D. G., Labow, G., and Frith, S. M.: Comparison of GTO-ECV and adjusted MERRA-2 total ozone columns from the last 2 decades and assessment of interannual variability, Atmos. Meas. Tech., 13, 1633–1654,, 2020

Gliß, J., Mortier, A., Schulz, M., Andrews, E., Balkanski, Y., Bauer, S. E., Benedictow, A. M. K., Bian, H., Checa-Garcia, R., Chin, M., Ginoux, P., Griesfeller, J. J., Heckel, A., Kipling, Z., Kirkevåg, A., Kokkola, H., Laj, P., Le Sager, P., Lund, M. T., Lund Myhre, C., Matsui, H., Myhre, G., Neubauer, D., van Noije, T., North, P., Olivié, D. J. L., Sogacheva, L., Takemura, T., Tsigaridis, K., and Tsyro, S. G.: Multi-model evaluation of aerosol optical properties in the AeroCom phase III Control experiment, using ground and space based columnar observations from AERONET, MODIS, AATSR and a merged satellite product as well as surface in-situ observations from GAW sites, Atmos. Chem. Phys. Discuss.,, in review, 2020

He, Z., Lei, L., Zhang, Y., Sheng, M., Wu, C., Li, L., Zeng, Z.-C., Welp, L.R., Spatio-Temporal Mapping of Multi-Satellite Observed Column Atmospheric CO2 Using Precision-Weighted Kriging Method, Remote Sens., 12, 576, 2020

Kulk, Gemma & Platt, Trevor & Dingle, James & Jackson, Thomas & Jönsson, Bror & Bouman, Heather & Babin, Marcel & Brewin, Bob & Doblin, Martina & Estrada, Marta & Figueiras, F.G. & Furuya, Ken & González-Benítez, Natalia & Gudfinnsson, Hafsteinn & Gudmundsson, Kristinn & Huang, Bangqin & Isada, Tomonori & Kovač, Žarko & Lutz, Vivian & Sathyendranath, Shubha. (2020). Primary Production, an Index of Climate Change in the Ocean: Satellite-Based Estimates over Two Decades. Remote Sensing. 12. 826. 10.3390/rs12050826

Loyola, D. G., Xu, J., Heue, K.-P., and Zimmer, W.: Applying FP_ILM to the retrieval of geometry-dependent effective Lambertian equivalent reflectivity (GE_LER) daily maps from UVN satellite measurements, Atmos. Meas. Tech., 13, 985–999,, 2020

Mahecha, M. D., Gans, F., Brandt, G., Christiansen, R., Cornell, S. E., Fomferra, N., Kraemer, G., Peters, J., Bodesheim, P., Camps-Valls, G., Donges, J. F., Dorigo, W., Estupiñan-Suarez, L., Gutierrez-Velez, V. H., Gutwin, M., Jung, M., Londoño, M. C., Miralles, D. G., Papastefanou, P., and Reichstein, M. (2020) Earth system data cubes unravel global multivariate dynamics, Earth Syst. Dynam., 11, 201–234, 2020.

Mei, L., Vandenbussche, S., Rozanov, V., Proestakis, E., Amiridis, V., Callewaert, S., Vountas, M. and Burrows, J.P., 2020. On the retrieval of aerosol optical depth over cryosphere using passive remote sensing. Remote Sensing of Environment, 241, p.111731

Moesinger, L., Dorigo, W., Jeu, R. de, Schalie, R. van der, Scanlon, T., Teubner, I., Forkel, M. (2020) The Global Long-term Microwave Vegetation Optical Depth Climate Archive (VODCA). Earth System Science Data 12, 177–196.

Paul, F. (2020): A 60-year chronology of glacier surges in the central Karakoram from the analysis of satellite image time-series. Geomorphology, 352, 106993

Pitarch, J.; Bellacicco, M.; Organelli, E.; Volpe, G.; Colella, S.; Vellucci, V.; Marullo, S. Retrieval of Particulate Backscattering Using Field and Satellite Radiometry: Assessment of the QAA Algorithm. Remote Sens. 2020, 12, 77

Popp Thomas, Michaela I. Hegglin, Rainer Hollmann, Fabrice Ardhuin, Annett Bartsch, Ana Bastos, Victoria Bennett, Jacqueline Boutin, Michael Buchwitz, Emilio Chuvieco, Philippe Ciais, Wouter Dorigo, Darren Ghent, Richard Jones, Thomas Lavergne, Christopher Merchant, Benoit Meyssignac, Frank Paul, Shaun Quegan, Tracy Scanlon, Marc Schröder, Stefan Simis, Ulrika Willén, Consistency of satellite climate data records for Earth system monitoring, Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, in review, 2020

Reul, N., Grodsky, S. A., Arias, M., Boutin, J., Catany, R., Chapron, B., D’Amico, F., Dinnat, E., Donlon, C., Fore, A., Fournier, S., Guimbard, S., Hasson, A., Kolodziejczyk, N., Lagerloef, G., Lee,  T., Le Vine, D. M., Lindstrom, E., Maes, C., Mecklenburg, S., Meissner, T., Olmedo, E., Sabia, R., Tenerelli, J., Thouvenin-Masson, C., Turiel,  A., Vergely,  J.L., Vinogradova, N., Wentz, F., and Yue, S. (2020), Title: Sea Surface Salinity estimates from Spaceborne L-band radiometers: an overview of the first decade of observation (2010-2019), Remote Sensing of Environment

Reuter, M., Buchwitz, M., Schneising, O., Noel, S., Bovensmann, H., Burrows, J. P., Boesch, H., Di Noia, A., Anand, J., Parker, R. J., Somkuti, P., Wu, L., Hasekamp, O. P., Aben, I., Kuze, A., Suto, H., Shiomi, K., Yoshida, Y., Morino, I., Crisp, D., O'Dell, C. W., Notholt, J., Petri, C., Warneke, T., Velazco, V. A., Deutscher, N. M., Griffith, D. W. T., Kivi, R., Pollard, D. F., Hase, F., Sussmann, R., Te, Y. V., Strong, K., Roche, S., Sha, M. K., De Maziere, M., Feist, D. G., Iraci, L. T., Roehl, C. M., Retscher, C., and Schepers, D.: Ensemble-based satellite-derived carbon dioxide and methane column-averaged dry-air mole fraction data sets (2003-2018) for carbon and climate applications, Atmos. Meas. Tech., 13, 789-819,, 2020

Sayer, A. M., Govaerts, Y., Kolmonen, P., Lipponen, A., Luffarelli, M., Mielonen, T., Patadia, F., Popp, T., Povey, A. C., Stebel, K., and Witek, M. L.: A review and framework for the evaluation of pixel-level uncertainty estimates in satellite aerosol remote sensing, Atmospheric Measurements and Techniques, 13, 373–404,, 2020

Schlembach, F.; Passaro, M.; Quartly, G.D.; Kurekin, A.; Nencioli, F.; Dodet, G.; Piollé, J.-F.; Ardhuin, F.; Bidlot, J.; Schwatke, C.; Seitz, F.; Cipollini, P.; Donlon, C. Round Robin Assessment of Radar Altimeter Low Resolution Mode and Delay-Doppler Retracking Algorithms for Significant Wave Height. Remote Sens. 2020, 12, 1254., 2020

Schutgens, N., Sayer, A. M., Heckel, A., Hsu, C., Jethva, H., de Leeuw, G., Leonard, P. J. T., Levy, R. C., Lipponen, A., Lyapustin, A., North, P., Popp, T., Poulson, C., Sawyer, V., Sogacheva, L., Thomas, G., Torres, O., Wang, Y., Kinne, S., Schulz, M., and Stier, P.: An AeroCom/AeroSat study: Intercomparison of Satellite AOD Datasets for Aerosol Model Evaluation, Atmos. Chem. Phys. Discuss.,, in review, 2020

Shepherd, A., Ivins, E., Rignot, E. et al. Mass balance of the Greenland Ice Sheet from 1992 to 2018. Nature 579, 233–239 (2020).

Shubha, Trevor Platt, Zarko Kovac, James Dingle, Thomas Jackson, Robert Brewin, Peter Franks, Emilio Maranon, Gemma Kulk, and Heather Bouman (In press) Reconciling models of primary production and photoacclimation. Applied Optics. 10.1364/AO.386252

Sogacheva Larisa, Thomas Popp, Andrew M. Sayer, Oleg Dubovik, Michael J. Garay, Andreas Heckel, N. Christina Hsu, Hiren Jethva, Ralph A. Kahn, Pekka Kolmonen, Miriam Kosmale, Gerrit de Leeuw, Robert C. Levy, Pavel Litvinov, Alexei Lyapustin, Peter North, Omar Torres and Antti Arola, Merging regional and global aerosol optical depth records from major available satellite products, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 20, 2031 – 2056,, 2020

Strozzi T., R. Caduff, N. Jones, C. Barboux, R. Delaloye, X. Bodin, A. Kääb, E. Mätzler and L. Schrott, Monitoring Rock Glacier Kinematics with Synthetic Aperture Radar, Remote Sensing, 12(3), 559, 2020,

Tanase, M.A., Belengher-Plomer, M.A., Roteta, E., Bastarrika, A., Wheeler, J. Fernández-Carrillo, A., Tansey, K., Wiedermann, W., Navratil, P., Lohberger, S., Siegert, F., Chuvierco, E. (2020) Burned Area Detection and Mapping: Intercomparison of Sentinel-1 and Sentinel-2 Based Algorithms over Tropical Africa. Remote Sensing 12 (2), 334,

Wu, Y., C.R. Duguay and L. Xu (2020). Lake ice classification from MODIS TOA reflectance imagery using a convolutional neural network: a case study of Great Slave Lake, Canada. Proceedings of 2020 IEEE International Geoscience & Remote Sensing Symposium, Waikoloa, Hawaii, USA, 19-24 July, 4 pp

Zemp, M., Huss, M., Eckert, N., Thibert, E., Paul, F., Nussbaumer, S.U. and Gärtner-Roer, I. (2020): Brief communication: Ad hoc estimation of glacier contributions to sea-level rise from latest glaciological observations. The Cryosphere, 14, 1043–1050.

Zhang, G., Xiao, X., Dong, J., Xin, F., Zhang, Y., Qin, Y., Doughty, R. B., Moore III, B., Fingerprint of rice paddies in spatial–temporal dynamics of atmospheric methane concentration in monsoon Asia, Nat. Commun. 11, 554, 2020.

Xaver, A., Zappa, L.,Rab, G., Pfeil, I.,Vreugdenhil, M., Hemmet, D.,Dorigo, W. (2020). Evaluating the suitability of the consumer low-cost Parrot Flower Power soil moisture sensor for scientific environmental applications. Geosci. Instrum. Method. and Data Syst. 


Altena, B., Scambos, T., Fahnestock, M., and Kääb, A. (2019): Extracting recent short-term glacier velocity evolution over southern Alaska and the Yukon from a large collection of Landsat data. The Cryosphere, 13, 795-814.

Ardhuin, Fabrice & Stopa, Justin & Chapron, Bertrand & Collard, Fabrice & Jensen, Robert & Johannessen, Johnny & Husson, Romain & Mouche, Alexis & Passaro, Marcello & Quartly, Graham & Swail, Val & Young, Ian. (2018). Observing sea states. Frontiers in Marine Science 2019 vol: 6 pp: 124. doi: 10.3389/fmars.2019.00124.

Belenguer-Plomer, M. A., Chuvieco, E. and Tanase, M. A. (2019) ‘Temporal Decorrelation of C-Band Backscatter Coefficient in Mediterranean Burned Areas’, Remote Sensing. Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute, 11(22), p. 2661. doi: 10.3390/rs11222661.

Brennan, J. et al. (2019) ‘Theoretical uncertainties for global satellite-derived burned area estimates’, Biogeosciences, 16(16), pp. 3147–3164. doi: 10.5194/bg-16-3147-2019.

Berzaghi, F., Longo, M., Ciais, P., Blake, S., Bretagnolle, F., Vieira, S., Scaranello, M., Scarascia-Mugnozza, G. and Doughty, C. E. (2019) Carbon stocks in central African forests enhanced by elephant disturbance. Nat. Geosci. 12, 725–729 (2019).

Ceamanos, X. et al. (2019) ‘Assessing the Potential of Geostationary Satellites for Aerosol Remote Sensing Based on Critical Surface Albedo’, Remote Sensing, 11(24), p. 2958. doi: 10.3390/rs11242958.

Chave, J., Davies, S. J., Phillips, O. L., Lewis, S. L., Sist, P., Schepaschenko, D., ... & Duncanson, L. (2019). Ground data are essential for biomass remote sensing missions. Surveys in Geophysics, 40 (4): 863-880. DOI:10.1007/s10712-019-09528-w.

Chevallier, F. et al. (2019) ‘Objective evaluation of surface- and satellite-driven carbon dioxide atmospheric inversions’, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 19(22), pp. 14233–14251. doi: 10.5194/acp-19-14233-2019.

Chuvieco Emilio, Florent Mouillot, Guido R. van der Werf, Jesús San Miguel, Mihai Tanase, Nikos Koutsias, Mariano García, Marta Yebra, Marc Padilla, Ioannis Gitas, Angelika Heil, Todd J. Hawbaker, Louis Giglio (2019) Historical background and current developments for mapping burned area from satellite Earth observation, Remote Sensing of Environment 225, 45-64,

De Rydt, J., Gudmundsson, G. H., Nagler, T., and Wuite, J.: Calving cycle of the Brunt Ice Shelf, Antarctica, driven by changes in ice-shelf geometry, The Cryosphere Discuss.,, in review, 2019.

Deschamps-Berger, C., C. Nuth, W. Van Pelt, E. Berthier, J. Kohler & B. Altena (2019): Closing the mass budget of a tidewater glacier, an example of Kronebreen, Svalbard. JGlaciol., 65(249) 136-148. DOI:

Dodet, G., Melet, A., Ardhuin, F., Bertin, X., Idier, D., Almar, R., 2019. The Contribution of Wind-Generated Waves to Coastal Sea-Level Changes. Surv Geophys.

Duncanson, L., Armston, J., Disney, M., Avitabile, V., Barbier, N., Calders, K., Carter, S., Chave, J., Herold, M., Crowther, T. W., Falkowski, M., Kellner, J. R., Labrière, N., Lucas, R., MacBean, N., McRoberts, R. E., Meyer, V., Næsset, E., Nickeson, J. E., Paul, K. I., Phillips, O. L., Réjou-Méchain, M., Román, M., Roxburgh, S., Saatchi, S., Schepaschenko, D., Scipal, K., Siqueira, P. R., Whitehurst, A. & Williams, M. (2019). The Importance of Consistent Global Forest Aboveground Biomass Product Validation. Surveys in Geophysics 40 (4): 979-999. DOI:10.1007/s10712-019-09538-8

Eliasson, S., Karlsson, K. G., van Meijgaard, E., Meirink, J. F., Stengel, M., and Willén, U. (2019) The Cloud_cci simulator v1.0 for the Cloud_cci climate data record and its application to a global and a regional climate model, Geosci. Model Dev., 12, 829-847,, 2019

Eyring, V. et al. (2019) Taking climate model evaluation to the next level. Nature Climate Change, Vol 9, 102, 102–110.

Falaschi, D., Kääb, A., Paul, F., Tadono, T., Rivera, J.A. and Lenzano, L.E. (2019): Brief communication: Collapse of 4 Mm3of ice from a cirque glacier in the Central Andes of Argentina. The Cryosphere, 13, 997-1004.

Fischer, F.J., Marechaux, I., Chave, J. (2019). Improving plant allometry by fusing forest models and remote sensing.

Forkel, M., Andela, N., Harrison, S. P., Lasslop, G., van Marle, M., Chuvieco, E., Dorigo, W., Forrest, M., Hantson, S., Heil, A., Li, F., Melton, J., Sitch, S., Yue, C., and Arneth, A. (2019) Emergent relationships on burned area in global satellite observations and fire-enabled vegetation models. Biogeosciences 16, 57-76, 

Galytska, E., Rozanov, A., Chipperfield, M. P., Dhomse, Sandip. S., Weber, M., Arosio, C., Feng, W., and Burrows, J. P.: Dynamically controlled ozone decline in the tropical mid-stratosphere observed by SCIAMACHY, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 19, 767-783,, 2019.

Gerland, S., D. Barber, W. N. Meier, C. J. Mundy, M. Holland, S. Kern, Z. Li, C. Michel, D. Perovich, and T. Tamura: Essential gaps and uncertainties in the understanding of the roles and functions of Arctic sea ice, Environmental Research Letters, 14(4),, 2019.

Groh, A. et al. (2019) ‘Evaluating GRACE Mass Change Time Series for the Antarctic and Greenland Ice Sheet—Methods and Results’, Geosciences. Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute, 9(10), p. 415. doi: 10.3390/geosciences9100415.

Gruber, A., Scanlon, T., van der Schalie, R., Wagner, W., and Dorigo, W. (2019). Evolution of the ESA CCI Soil Moisture Climate Data Records and their underlying merging methodology. Earth Syst. Sci. Data Discuss

Herold, M., Carter, S., Avitabile, V. et al. (2019) The Role and Need for Space-Based Forest Biomass-Related Measurements in Environmental Management and Policy. Surveys in Geophysics 40: 757.

Inness, A., Flemming, J., Heue, K.-P., Lerot, C., Loyola, D., Ribas, R., Valks, P., van Roozendael, M., Xu, J., and Zimmer, W.: Monitoring and assimilation tests with TROPOMI data in the CAMS system: near-real-time total column ozone, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 19, 3939-3962,, 2019.

Isbekov, K. B. et al (2019) Impacts of water changes in the fauna, flora and physical properties over the Balkhash Lake watershed. Lakes & Reservoirs

Kern, S. et al. (2019) ‘Satellite passive microwave sea-ice concentration data set intercomparison: closed ice and ship-based observations’, The Cryosphere, 13(12), pp. 3261–3307. doi: 10.5194/tc-13-3261-2019.

Kochtitzky, W., Jiskoot, H., Copland, L., Enderlin, E., McNabb, R., Kreutz, K., & Main, B.(n.d.). Ter-minus advance, kinematics and mass redistribution during eight surges of Donjek Glacier, St. Elias Range, Canada, 1935 to 2016. Journal of Glaciology, 1-15. doi:10.1017/jog.2019.34

Lavergne Thomas, Atle Macdonald Sørensen, Stefan Kern, Rasmus Tonboe, Dirk Notz, Signe Aaboe, Louisa Bell, Gorm Dybkjær, Steinar Eastwood, Carolina Gabarro, Georg Heygster, Mari Anne Killie, Matilde Brandt Kreiner, John Lavelle, Roberto Saldo, Stein Sandven, and Leif Toudal Pedersen: Version 2 of the EUMETSAT OSI SAF and ESA CCI sea-ice concentration climate data records, The Cryosphere, 13, 49-78, 2019

Lizundia-Loiola, J. et al. (2020) ‘A spatio-temporal active-fire clustering approach for global burned area mapping at 250 m from MODIS data’, Remote Sensing of Environment. Elsevier, 236, p. 111493. doi: 10.1016/J.RSE.2019.111493.

Lizundia-Loiola, J., Pettinari, M. L. and Chuvieco, E. (2020) ‘Temporal Anomalies in Burned Area Trends: Satellite Estimations of the Amazonian 2019 Fire Crisis’, Remote Sensing. Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute, 12(1), p. 151. doi: 10.3390/rs12010151.

Lunt, M. F. et al. (2019) ‘An increase in methane emissions from tropical Africa between 2010 and 2016 inferred from satellite data’, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 19(23), pp. 14721–14740. doi: 10.5194/acp-19-14721-2019.

Maasakkers, J. D., Jacob, D. J., Sulprizio, M. P., et al.: Global distribution of methane emissions, emission trends, and OH concentrations and trends inferred from an inversion of GOSAT satellite data for 2010–2015, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 19, 7859–7881,, 2019.

Marti F., Cazenave A., Birol F., Passaro, M. Leger F., Nino F., Almar R., Benveniste J. and Legeais J.F., Altimetry-based sea level trends along the coasts of western Africa, Advances in Space Research, published online 24 May2019,, 2019.

Merchant, C. J. et al. (2019) ‘Satellite-based time-series of sea-surface temperature since 1981 for climate applications’, Scientific Data. Nature Publishing Group, 6(1), p. 223. doi: 10.1038/s41597-019-0236-x.

Miller, S. M., A. M. Michalak, R. G. Detmers, O. P. Hasekamp, L. M. P Bruhwiler, S. Schwietzke, China’s cola mine methane regularions have not curbed growing emissions, Nature Communications,, Vol. 10, Article 303, 2019.

Mottram, R; B Simonsen, S.; Høyer Svendsen, S.; Barletta, V.R.; Sandberg Sørensen, L.; Nagler, T.; Wuite, J.; Groh, A.; Horwath, M.; Rosier, J.; Solgaard, A.; Hvidberg, C.S.; Forsberg, R.:  An Integrated View of Greenland Ice Sheet Mass Changes Based on Models and Satellite Observations. Remote Sensing 11 (12), 1407;

Nuth, C., A. Gilbert, A. Köhler, R. McNabb, T. Schellenberger, H. Sevestre, C. Weidle, L. Girod, A. Luckman & A. Kääb (2019): Dynamic vulnerability revealed in the collapse of an Arctic tidewater glacier. Scientific Reports, 9, 5541 (doi: 10.1038/s41598-019-41117-0).

Obu, J. S. Westermann, A. Bartsch, N. Berdnikov, H.H. Christiansen, A. Dashtseren, R. Delaloye, B. Elberling, B. Etzelmüller, A. Kholodov, A. Khomutov, A. Kääb, M.O. Leibman, A.G. Lewkowicz, S.K. Panda, V. Romanovsky, R.G. Way, A. Westergaard-Nielsen, T. Wu, J. Yamkhin, D. Zou (2019). Northern Hemisphere permafrost map based on TTOP modelling for 2000-2016 at 1 km2 scaleEarth-Science Reviews, Volume 193, Pages 299-316.

Otosaka, I., Shepherd, A. and McMillan, M. (2019) ‘Ice Sheet Elevation Change in West Antarctica From Ka‐Band Satellite Radar Altimetry’, Geophysical Research Letters. John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, 46(22), pp. 13135–13143. doi: 10.1029/2019GL084271.

Palmer, P. I. et al. (2019) ‘Net carbon emissions from African biosphere dominate pan-tropical atmospheric CO2 signal’, Nature Communications. Nature Publishing Group, 10(1), p. 3344. doi: 10.1038/s41467-019-11097-w.

Paul, F. (2019): Repeat glacier collapses and surges in the Amnye Machen mountain range, Tibet, possibly triggered by a developing rock-slope instability. Remote Sensing, 11(6), 708; doi: 10.3390/rs11060708.

Phillips, O.L., Sullivan, M.J.P., Baker, T.R., Monteagudo Mendoza, A., Nunez Vargas, P., Vasquez, R. (2019). Species Matter: Wood density Influences Tropical Forest Biomass at Multiple Scales. Surveys in Geophysics 40: 913.

Quartly, G.D., Rinne, E., Passaro, M., Andersen, O.B., Dinardo, S., Fleury, S., Guillot,A., Hendricks, S., Kurekin, A.A.; Müller, F.L., Ricker, R., Skourup, H., Tsamados, M. Retrieving Sea Level and Freeboard in the Arctic: A Review of Current Radar Altimetry Methodologies and Future Perspectives. Remote Sens. 2019, 11, 881.

Quegan, S., Le Toan, T., Chave, J., Dall, J., Exbrayat, J. F., Minh, D. H. T., ... & Rocca, F. (2019). The European Space Agency BIOMASS mission: Measuring forest above-ground biomass from space. Remote Sensing of Environment, 227, 44-60.

Rastner, P., C. Notarnicola, L. Nicholson, R. Prinz, R. Sailer, G. Schwaizer & Paul, F. (2019): Automated mapping of snow cover on glaciers and calculation of snow line altitudes from multi-temporal Landsat data. Remote Sens. 2019, 11(12), 1410;

REINTHALER, J., PAUL, F., GRANADOS, H., RIVERA, A., & HUGGEL, C. (2019). Area changes of glaciers on active volcanoes in Latin America between 1986 and 2015 observed from multi-temporal satellite imagery. Journal of Glaciology, 65(252), 542-556. doi:10.1017/jog.2019.30

Réjou-Méchain, M., Barbier, N., Couteron, P., Ploton, P., Vincent, G., Herold, M., ... & Féret, J. B. (2019). Upscaling forest biomass from field to satellite measurements: sources of errors and ways to reduce them. Surveys in Geophysics, 1-31. ADD DOI

Rouyet, L. T. R. Lauknes, H. H. Christiansen, S. M. Strand and Y. Larsen (2019). Seasonal dynamics of a permafrost landscape, Adventdalen, Svalbard, investigated by InSARRemote Sensing of Environment, Volume 231, 15 September 2019, 111236.

Scarth, P., Armston, J. A., Lucas, R., & Bunting, P. (2019). A Structural Classification of Australian Vegetation Using ICESat/GLAS, ALOS PALSAR and Landsat Sensor Data. Remote Sensing, 11(2), [147].

Schepaschenko, D., See, L., Lesiv, M., Bastin, J.F., Mollicone, D., Tsendbazar, N.E., Bastin, L., McCallum, I., Bayas, J.C.L., Baklanov, A. and Perger, C., (2019). Recent Advances in Forest Observation with Visual Interpretation of Very High-Resolution Imagery. Surveys in Geophysics (2019) 40:839–862

Schepaschenko, D. et al. (2019) ‘The Forest Observation System, building a global reference dataset for remote sensing of forest biomass’, Scientific Data. Nature Publishing Group, 6(1), p. 198. doi: 10.1038/s41597-019-0196-1.

Shepherd, A. et al. (2019) Trends in Antarctic Ice Sheet Elevation and Mass. Geophysical Research Letters.

Shepherd, J. D., Bunting, P., & Dymond, J. R. (2019). Operational Large-Scale Segmentation of Imagery Based on Iterative Elimination. Remote Sensing, 11(6), 658.

Shepherd, A., Ivins, E., Rignot, E. et al. Mass balance of the Greenland Ice Sheet from 1992 to 2018. Nature (2019).

SPARC/IO3C/GAW, 2019: SPARC/IO3C/GAW Report on Long-term Ozone Trends and Uncertainties in the Stratosphere. I. Petropavlovskikh, S. Godin-Beekmann, D. Hubert, R. Damadeo, B. Hassler, V. Sofieva (Eds.), SPARC Report No. 9, GAW Report No. 241, WCRP-17/2018, doi: 10.17874/f899e57a20b

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Stopa, J. E., Ardhuin, F., Stutzmann, E., & Lecocq, T. (2019). Sea state trends and variability: Consistency between models, altimeters, buoys, and seismic data (1979–2016). Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 124.

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