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Microwave Integrated Retrieval System (MIRS) - Publications

2021

Gan, Y. J., Zhang, Y., Kongoli, C., Grassotti, C., Liu, Y. Q., Lee, Y. K., & Seo, D. J. (2021). Evaluation and Blending of ATMS and AMSR2 Snow Water Equivalent Retrievals over the Conterminous United States. Remote Sensing of Environment, 254. [10.1016/j.rse.2020.112280]

Lee, Y. K., Liu, Q., Grassotti, C., Liang, X., Liu, S., Zhou, Y., & Fang, M. (2021). Preliminary Development and Testing of an Eps-Sg Microwave Sounder Proxy Data Generator Using the NOAA Microwave Integrated Retrieval System. IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing, 14, 3151-3161. [10.1109/JSTARS.2021.3061946]

Liu, Q., Cao, C., Grassotti, C., Liang, X., & Chen, Y. (2021). Experimental OMPS Radiance Assimilation through One-Dimensional Variational Analysis for Total Column Ozone in the Atmosphere. Remote Sensing, 13(17), 3418. [10.3390/rs13173418]

Liu, Q., Cao, C., Grassotti, C., & Lee, Y.-K. (2021). How Can Microwave Observations at 23.8 Ghz Help in Acquiring Water Vapor in the Atmosphere over Land? Remote Sensing, 13(3), 489. [10.3390/rs13030489]

Miller, D., Arulraj, M., Ferraro, R., Grassotti, C., Kuligowski, B., Liu, S., Petkovic, V., Wu, S., & Xie, P. (2021). A Study of Two Impactful Heavy Rainfall Events in the Southern Appalachian Mountains During Early 2020, Part II; Regional Overview, Rainfall Evolution, and Satellite QPE Utility. Remote Sensing, 13(13), 28. [10.3390/rs13132500]

2020

Grassotti, C., Liu, S., Liu, Q., Boukabara, S.-A., Garrett, K., Iturbide-Sanchez, F., & Honeyager, R. (2020). Precipitation Estimation from the Microwave Integrated Retrieval System (MiRS). Satellite Precipitation Measurement, 1, 153-168. [10.1007/978-3-030-24568-9_9]

Liu, S. Y., Grassotti, C., Liu, Q. H., Lee, Y. K., Honeyager, R., Zhou, Y., & Fang, M. (2020). The NOAA Microwave Integrated Retrieval System (MiRS): Validation of Precipitation from Multiple Polar-Orbiting Satellites. IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing, 13, 3019-3031. [10.1109/Jstars.2020.3000348]

Zhou, Y., & Grassotti, C. (2020). Development of a Machine Learning-Based Radiometric Bias Correction for Noaa’s Microwave Integrated Retrieval System (MiRS). Remote Sensing, 12(19). [10.3390/rs12193160]

2018

Gitro, C. M., Jurewicz, S., Michael L., Kusselson, S. J., Forsythe, J. M., Kidder, S. Q., Szoke, E. J., Bikos, D., Jones, A. S., Gravelle, C. M., & Grassotti, C. (2018). Using the Multisensor Advected Layered Precipitable Water Product in the Operational Forecast Environment. Journal of Operational Meteorology, 6(6), 59-73. [10.15191/nwajom.2018.0606]

2017

Ferraro, R., Meyers, P., Chang, P., Jelenak, Z., Grassotti, C., & Liu, S. Y. (2017). Application of GCOM-W AMSR2 and S-NPP ATMS Hydrological Products to a Flooding Event in the United States. IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing, 10(9), 3884-3891. [10.1109/Jstars.2017.2696304]

Liu, S., Grassotti, C., Chen, J., & Liu, Q. (2017). GPM Products from the Microwave-Integrated Retrieval System, (PDF, 8.92 MB). IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing, 10(6), 2565-2574. [10.1109/JSTARS.2017.2716356]

Wang, D., Prigent, C., Kilic, L., Fox, S., Harlow, C., Jimenez, C., Aires, F., Grassotti, C., & Karbou, F. (2017). Surface Emissivity at Microwaves to Millimeter Waves over Polar Regions: Parameterization and Evaluation with Aircraft Experiments. Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology, 34(5), 1039-1059. [10.1175/jtech-d-16-0188.1]

2016

Iturbide-Sanchez, F., Silva, S. R. S. d., & Liu, Q. (2016). Use of Temperature and Humidity Profiles Derived from Satellite Retrievals for the Derivation of Atmospheric Stability Indices.2016 IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS), 3963-3966. [10.1109/IGARSS.2016.7730030]

Liu, S., Grassotti, C., & Liu, Q. (2016). The MiRS GPM Precipitation Retrieval.2016 IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS), 2123-2126. [10.1109/IGARSS.2016.7729548]

2013

Boukabara, S. A., Garrett, K., Grassotti, C., Iturbide-Sanchez, F., Chen, W., Jiang, Z., Clough, S. A., Zhan, X., Liang, P., Liu, Q., Islam, T., Zubko, V., & Mims, A. (2013). A Physical Approach for a Simultaneous Retrieval of Sounding, Surface, Hydrometeor, and Cryospheric Parameters from SNPP/ATMS. Journal of Geophysical Research- Atmospheres, 118(22), 12600-12619. [10.1002/2013jd020448]

Ferraro, R. R., Peters-Lidard, C. D., Hernandez, C., Turk, F. J., Aires, F., Prigent, C., Lin, X., Boukabara, S. A., Furuzawa, F. A., Gopalan, K., Harrison, K. W., Karbou, F., Li, L., Liu, C. T., Masunaga, H., Moy, L., Ringerud, S., Skofronick-Jackson, G. M., Tian, Y. D., & Wang, N. Y. (2013). An Evaluation of Microwave Land Surface Emissivities over the Continental United States to Benefit GPM-Era Precipitation Algorithms, (PDF, 5.74 MB). IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 51(1), 378-398. [10.1109/tgrs.2012.2199121]

2011

Boukabara, S. A., Garrett, K., Chen, W. C., Iturbide-Sanchez, F., Grassotti, C., Kongoli, C., Chen, R. Y., Liu, Q. H., Yan, B. H., Weng, F. Z., Ferraro, R., Kleespies, T. J., & Meng, H. (2011). MiRS: An All-Weather 1DVAR Satellite Data Assimilation and Retrieval System. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 49(9), 3249-3272. [10.1109/tgrs.2011.2158438]

Iturbide-Sanchez, F., Boukabara, S. A., Chen, R. Y., Garrett, K., Grassotti, C., Chen, W. C., & Weng, F. Z. (2011). Assessment of a Variational Inversion System for Rainfall Rate over Land and Water Surfaces. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 49(9), 3311-3333. [10.1109/tgrs.2011.2119375]

Kongoli, C., Boukabara, S. A., Yan, B. H., Weng, F., & Ferraro, R. (2011). A New Sea-Ice Concentration Algorithm Based on Microwave Surface Emissivities-Application to AMSU Measurements. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 49(1), 175-189. [10.1109/tgrs.2010.2052812]

2010

Boukabara, S. A., Garrett, K., & Chen, W. C. (2010). Global Coverage of Total Precipitable Water Using a Microwave Variational Algorithm. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 48(10), 3608-3621. [10.1109/tgrs.2010.2048035]

2008 & earlier

Boukabara, S. A., & Weng, F. (2008). Microwave Emissivity over Ocean in All-Weather Conditions: Validation Using Windsat and Airborne GPS Dropsondes. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 46(2), 376-384. [10.1109/tgrs.2007.905366]

Boukabara, S. A., Weng, F. Z., & Liu, Q. H. (2007). Passive Microwave Remote Sensing of Extreme Weather Events Using NOAA-18 AMSUA and MHS. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 45(7), 2228-2246. DOI: 10.1109/tgrs.2007.898263

Boukabara, S.-A.; Weng, F.; Ferraro, R. R.; Zhao, L.; Liu, Q.; Yan, B.; Li, A.; Chen, W.; Sun, N.; Meng, H.; Kleespies, T.; Kongoli, C.; Han, Y.; van Delst, P.; Zhao, J. and Dena, D. Introducing NOAA's Microwave Integrated Retrieval System (MIRS), (PDF, 4.74 MB) (Powerpoint presentation). Madison, WI, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Space Science and Engineering Center, Cooperative Institute for Meteorological Satellite Studies (CIMSS), 2007. 48 slides.

Microwave Variational Retrieval of Surface and Atmospheric Parameters: Application to AMSU/MHS and SSMI/S sensors, (PDF, 294 KB), Sid-Ahmed Boukabara, Fuzhong Weng and Quanhua Liu. Poster at the American Meterological Society Annual meeting, Georgia, Atlanta, 2006

Liu, Q. H., & Weng, F. Z. (2005). One-Dimensional Variational Retrieval Algorithm of Temperature, Water Vapor, and Cloud Water Profiles from Advanced Microwave Sounding Unit (AMSU). IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 43(5), 1087-1095. DOI: 10.1109/TGRS.2004.843211.