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SOCD shieldPrasanjit Dash

Satellite Oceanography & Climatology Division

Ocean Sensors Branch
Visiting Scientist

Publications and Research Identifiers

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Prasanjit Dash photoA specialist in the terrestrial infrared data for sea surface temperature (SST) and land surface temperature (LST) retrievals, with a PhD in Physics from the University of Karlsruhe / Forschungszentrum Karlrsuhe, (FZK) Germany, Dr. Dash is a CIRA visiting scientist at NOAA NESDIS. He earned his PhD in "Land surface emissivity and temperature retrievals" while working at the FZK and also worked as a project scientist and EUMETSAT visiting scientist, prior to joining NOAA NESDIS.

Research Interests

  • Sea Surface Temperature estimation
  • Radiative transfer modeling in TIR and validation
  • SST Quality Monitor (developing and implementing automated statistical tools)
  • Information content analysis in window channels and study noise effects
  • Spectral Response Function shift analysis

Areas of Expertise

Recognition, Fellowships, and Grants


Affiliation Degree/Position Dates

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
National Environmental Satellite, Data and Information Service

Cooperative Institute for Research in the Atmosphere (CIRA),
Colorado State University (CIRA CSU)

Visiting Scientist Current

Meteorological Satellite Applications Group
Institute of Meteorology and Climate Research
Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe

Faculty of Physics
University of Karlsruhe, Germany

Scientific staff April 2000 - June 2005
Eumetsat Visiting Scientist, FZK January 2005 - June 2005
Geoland Project Scientist
EU GMES Project
January 2004 - December 2004
PhD, MSA Group
Faculty of Physics,
University of Karlsruhe
2000 - 2003
defended 2004


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