Research Output 1986 2018

  • 2154 Citations
  • 27 h-Index
  • 57 Conference contribution
  • 39 Article
  • 1 Chapter
2018
MODIS
calibration
valley
VIIRS
land
2015

Design of an ultra-portable field transfer radiometer supporting automated vicarious calibration

Anderson, N., Thome, K., Czapla-Myers, J. & Biggar, S. 2015 Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering. SPIE, Vol. 9607, 960709

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

Radiometer
Calibration
Design
Radiometers
radiometers
32 Citations

The ground-based absolute radiometric calibration of Landsat 8 OLI

Czapla-Myers, J., McCorkel, J., Anderson, N., Thome, K., Biggar, S., Helder, D., Aaron, D., Leigh, L. & Mishra, N. 2015 In : Remote Sensing. 7, 1, p. 600-626 27 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

top of atmosphere
Landsat
calibration
radiance
ground-based measurement
2014
50 Citations

Landsat-8 operational land imager radiometric calibration and stability

Markham, B., Barsi, J., Kvaran, G., Ong, L., Kaita, E., Biggar, S., Czapla-Myers, J., Mishra, N. & Helder, D. 2014 In : Remote Sensing. 6, 12, p. 12275-12308 34 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Landsat
calibration
land
radiance
reflectance
2 Citations

The absolute radiometric calibration of terra imaging sensors: MODIS, MISR, and ASTER

Czapla-Myers, J., Thome, K., Anderson, N. & Biggar, S. 2014 Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering. SPIE, Vol. 9218, 92180Y

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

MISR (radiometry)
MODIS (radiometry)
thermal emission
radiometers
sensors
4 Citations

The absolute radiometric calibration of the landsat 8 operational land imager using the reflectance-based approach and the radiometric calibration test site (RadCaTS)

Czapla-Myers, J., Anderson, N., Thome, K. & Biggar, S. 2014 Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering. SPIE, Vol. 9218, 921819

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

Radiometric Calibration
Landsat
Imager
Reflectance
reflectance
2013
13 Citations

Design and calibration of field deployable ground-viewing radiometers

Anderson, N., Czapla-Myers, J., Leisso, N., Biggar, S., Burkhart, C., Kingston, R. & Thome, K. Jan 10 2013 In : Applied Optics. 52, 2, p. 231-240 10 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

radiometers
detectors
solar radiation
radiance
low noise
7 Citations

Early ground-based vicarious calibration results for landsat 8 OLI

Czapla-Myers, J. S., Anderson, N. J. & Biggar, S. F. 2013 Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering. Vol. 8866, 88660S

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

Landsat
Imager
Calibration
Image sensors
Radiometric Calibration
2012
8 Citations

On-orbit radiometric calibration of earth-observing sensors using the radiometric calibration test site (RadCaTS)

Czapla-Myers, J. S., Leisso, N. P., Anderson, N. J. & Biggar, S. F. 2012 Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering. SPIE, Vol. 8390, 83902B

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

orbits
reflectance
sensors
Radiometric Calibration
Orbit
6 Citations

Recent surface reflectance measurement campaigns with emphasis on best practices, SI traceability and uncertainty estimation

Helder, D., Thome, K., Aaron, D., Leigh, L., Czapla-Myers, J., Leisso, N., Biggar, S. & Anderson, N. Apr 2012 In : Metrologia. 49, 2

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Reflectometers
Calibration
Uncertainty
Satellites
Sensors
2011

ASTER VNIR and SWIR radiometric calibration and atmospheric correction

Arai, K., Thome, K., Iwasaki, A. & Biggar, S. 2011 Remote Sensing and Digital Image Processing. Springer International Publishing, Vol. 11, p. 83-116 34 p. (Remote Sensing and Digital Image Processing; vol. 11)

Research output: ResearchChapter

2009
3 Citations
bidirectional reflectance
linearity
calibration
remote sensing
test
2008
16 Citations

Design, calibration, and characterization of a field radiometer using light-emitting diodes as detectors

Czapla-Myers, J. S., Thome, K. J. & Biggar, S. F. Dec 20 2008 In : Applied Optics. 47, 36, p. 6753-6762 10 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

radiometers
light emitting diodes
detectors
solar radiation
field of view
2 Citations

Design and validation of a transfer radiometer

Anderson, N., Thome, K., Biggar, S. & Czapla-Myers, J. S. 2008 Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering. Vol. 7081, 708104

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

Radiometer
Design
Radiometers
radiometers
Calibration
6 Citations

Development of a heliostat facility for solar-radiation-based calibration of earth observing sensors

Kuester, M. A., Czapla-Myers, J., Kaptchen, P., Good, W., Lin, T., To, R., Biggar, S. & Thome, K. 2008 Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering. Vol. 7081, 708119

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

heliostats
solar radiation
sun
sensors
Solar Radiation
6 Citations

Preflight and vicarious calibration of artemis

Thome, K. J., Lockwood, R. B., Biggar, S. F., Anderson, N., Czapla-Myers, J., Miller, S. J., Chrien, T. G., Schiller, S. J., Silny, J. F., Glennon, M. A. & Cooley, T. W. 2008 International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS). 1 ed. Vol. 1, 4778840

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

calibration
Calibration
spectrometer
Spectrometers
method
40 Citations

Vicarious calibration of ASTER via the reflectance-based approach

Thome, K. J., Arai, K., Tsuchida, S. & Biggar, S. F. Oct 2008 In : IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing. 46, 10, p. 3285-3295 11 p., 4637978

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

ASTER
reflectance
calibration
Radiometers
Calibration
2007
8 Citations

Solar radiation-based calibration of laboratory grade radiometers

Anderson, N., Biggar, S., Thome, K. & Leisso, N. 2007 Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering. Vol. 6677, 66770X

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

solar radiation
radiometers
grade
Radiometers
Solar radiation
3 Citations

VNIR transfer radiometer for validation of calibration sources for hyperspectral sensors

Biggar, S. F., Thome, K. J., Lockwood, R. B. & Miller, S. 2007 Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering. Vol. 6677, 66770W

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

radiometers
sensors
detectors
Radiometers
Calibration
2006
6 Citations

Radiometric calibration of advanced land imager using reflectance-based results between 2001 and 2005

McCorkel, J., Thome, K., Biggar, S. & Kuester, M. 2006 Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering. Vol. 6296, 62960G

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

reflectance
Image sensors
Calibration
sensors
Sensors

Validation of a laser-based system for ground measurement of backscatter surface reflectance

Buchanan, J., Dobler, J., Thome, K. & Biggar, S. 2006 Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering. Vol. 6296, 629613

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

reflectance
lasers
Lasers
Reflectometers
reflectometers
2005
10 Citations

Radiometric validation of NASA's Ames research center's sensor calibration laboratory

Brown, S. W., Johnson, B. C., Biggar, S. F., Zalewski, E. F., Cooper, J., Hajek, P., Hildum, E., Grant, P., Barnes, R. A. & Butler, J. J. Oct 20 2005 In : Applied Optics. 44, 30, p. 6426-6443 18 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

aeronautics
sensors
radiance
self consistent fields
maintenance
2 Citations

Unmanned vicarious calibration for large-footprint sensors

Czapla-Myers, J., Thome, K. & Biggar, S. 2005 Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering. Butler, J. J. (ed.). Vol. 5882, p. 1-10 10 p. 588218

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

footprints
radiometers
sensors
Radiometers
Calibration
4 Citations

Vicarious calibration of the ASTER SWIR sensor including crosstalk correction

Biggar, S. F., Thome, K. J., McCorkel, J. T. & D'Amico, J. M. 2005 Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering. Butler, J. J. (ed.). Vol. 5882, p. 1-8 8 p. 588217

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

thermal emission
radiometers
crosstalk
sensors
Radiometers
2004
10 Citations

Ground-monitor radiometer system for vicarious calibration

Thome, K., Czapla-Myers, J. & Biggar, S. 2004 Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering. Shen, S. S. & Lewis, P. E. (eds.). Vol. 5546, p. 223-232 10 p. 28

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

radiometers
monitors
sensors
Radiometers
Calibration
2 Citations

Laser-based system for ground-based measurement of backscatter surface reflectance

Biggar, S., Thome, K., Geis, J. & Burkhart, C. 2004 International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS). Vol. 3, p. 1955-1957 3 p.

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

surface reflectance
ground-based measurement
backscatter
laser
Lasers

Optical correction for multiple back reflections in an automated spectroradiometric measurement system

Garland, W. C., Biggar, S. F., Zalewski, E. F. & Thome, K. J. 2004 Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering. Shen, S. S. & Lewis, P. E. (eds.). Vol. 5159, p. 82-90 9 p.

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

transmittance
Detectors
filters
Spectral resolution
Accessories
30 Citations

Vicarious calibration of Terra ASTER, MISR, and MODIS

Thome, K., Biggar, S. & Choi, H. J. 2004 Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering. Barnes, W. L. & Butler, J. J. (eds.). Vol. 5542, p. 290-299 10 p. 40

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

MISR (radiometry)
MODIS (radiometry)
sensors
Calibration
Imaging techniques
2003
74 Citations

Cross comparison of EO-1 sensors and other earth resources sensors to Landsat-7 ETM+ using Railroad Valley Playa

Thome, K. J., Biggar, S. F. & Wisniewski, W. Jun 2003 In : IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing. 41, 6 PART I, p. 1180-1188 9 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

playas
Earth resources
Landsat 7
rail transportation
valleys
25 Citations

Data continuity of Earth Observing 1 (EO-1) Advanced Land Imager (ALI) and Landsat TM and ETM+

Bryant, R., Moran, S., McElroy, S. A., Holified, C., Thome, K. J., Miura, T. & Biggar, S. F. Jun 2003 In : IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing. 41, 6 PART I, p. 1204-1214 11 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Landsat thematic mapper
sensor
land
thematic mappers (LANDSAT)
continuity
28 Citations

Radiometric measurement comparison on the integrating sphere source used to calibrate the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) and the Landsat 7 Enhanced Thematic Mapper Plus (ETM+)

Butler, J. J., Brown, S. W., Saunders, R. D., Johnson, B. C., Biggar, S. F., Zalewski, E. F., Markham, B. L., Gracey, P. N., Young, J. B. & Barnes, R. A. May 2003 In : Journal of Research of the National Institute of Standards and Technology. 108, 3, p. 199-228 30 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Imaging techniques
Radiometers
Remote sensing
Calibration
NASA
37 Citations

Vicarious calibration of Aqua and Terra MODIS

Thome, K., Czapla-Myers, J. & Biggar, S. 2003 Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering. Barnes, W. L. (ed.). Vol. 5151, p. 395-405 11 p.

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

MODIS (radiometry)
Calibration
Imaging techniques
reflectance
sensors
60 Citations

Vicarious radiometric calibration of EO-1 sensors by reference to high-reflectance ground targets

Biggar, S. F., Thome, K. J. & Wisniewski, W. Jun 2003 In : IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing. 41, 6 PART I, p. 1174-1179 6 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

reflectance
sensor
calibration
sensors
Earth (planet)
2002
5 Citations

Bi-directional calibration results for the cleaning of Spectralon™ reference panels

Anderson, N., Biggar, S., Burkhart, C., Thome, K. & Mavko, M. 2002 Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering. Barnes, W. L. (ed.). Vol. 4814, p. 201-210 10 p.

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

cleaning
reflectance
Cleaning
Calibration
remote sensing
27 Citations

Early results on the characterization of the Terra MODIS spatial response

Rojas, F., Schowengerdt, R. A. & Biggar, S. F. Nov 2002 In : Remote Sensing of Environment. 83, 1-2, p. 50-61 12 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

transfer function
MODIS
orbits
moderate resolution imaging spectroradiometer
Optical transfer function
3 Citations

Error and correction for MODIS-AM's spatial response on the NDVI and EVI science products

Rojas, F., Schowengerdt, R. A. & Biggar, S. F. 2002 Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering. Barnes, W. L. (ed.). Vol. 4814, p. 447-456 10 p.

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

normalized difference vegetation index
MODIS (radiometry)
vegetation
products
Imaging techniques
4 Citations

In-flight radiometric calibration of the advanced land imager and hyperion sensors on the EO-1 platform and comparisons with other earth observing sensors

Biggar, S. F., Thome, K. J. & Wisniewski, W. T. 2002 Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering. Barnes, W. L. (ed.). Vol. 4814, p. 289-295 7 p.

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

Hyperion
platforms
flight
sensors
Image sensors
6 Citations

Modulation transfer analysis for the moderate resolution imaging spectroradiometer (MODIS-AM)

Rojas, F., Schowengerdt, R. A. & Biggar, S. 2002 Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering. Barnes, W. L. (ed.). Vol. 4483, p. 222-230 9 p.

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

MODIS (radiometry)
modulation transfer function
modulation
Optical transfer function
Modulation
2 Citations

On-orbit radiometric calibration using a solar diffuser

Krause, K., Biggar, S., Thome, K., Eagen, J. & Kenyon, D. 2002 Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering. Barnes, W. L. (ed.). Vol. 4483, p. 135-145 11 p.

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

diffusers
orbits
Orbits
Calibration
Sensors
2 Citations

Optical sensor package for multiangle measurements of surface reflectance

Czapla-Myers, J. S., Thome, K. J. & Biggar, S. F. 2002 Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering. Descour, M. R. & Shen, S. S. (eds.). Vol. 4480, p. 326-333 8 p.

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

bidirectional reflectance
optical measuring instruments
distribution functions
reflectance
Optical sensors
7 Citations

Solar radiation based calibration of an airborne radiometer for vicarious calibration of earth observing sensors

Kuester, M. A., Thome, K. J., Biggar, S. F. & Krause, K. S. 2002 Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering. Barnes, W. L. (ed.). Vol. 4483, p. 85-92 8 p.

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

solar radiation
radiometers
sensors
Radiometers
Solar radiation
2 Citations

Validation of the on-orbit modulation transfer function for the moderate imaging spectroradiometer (MODIS-AM) using on-orbit calibration data and high contrast imagery

Rojas, F., Schowengerdt, R. A. & Biggar, S. F. 2002 International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS). Vol. 2, p. 973-975 3 p.

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

Optical transfer function
Orbits
Calibration
Imaging techniques
transfer function
2001
73 Citations

A generalized approach to the vicarious calibration of multiple Earth observation sensors using hyperspectral data

Teillet, P. M., Fedosejevs, G., Gauthier, R. P., O'Neill, N. T., Thome, K. J., Biggar, S. F., Ripley, H. & Meygret, A. 2001 In : Remote Sensing of Environment. 77, 3, p. 304-327 24 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

sensor
calibration
test
sensors (equipment)
testing
10 Citations

Characterization and field use of a CCD camera system for retrieval of bidirectional reflectance distribution function

Nandy, P., Thome, K. & Biggar, S. Jun 16 2001 In : Journal of Geophysical Research: Space Physics. 106, D11, p. 11957-11966 10 p., 2000JD900390

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

bidirectional reflectance
calibration
distribution
CCD cameras
Distribution functions
28 Citations

Effects of assumed solar spectral irradiance on intercomparisons of earth-observing sensors

Thome, K., Biggar, S. & Slater, P. 2001 Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering. Fujisada, H., Lurie, J. B. & Weber, K. (eds.). Vol. 4540, p. 260-269 10 p.

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

irradiance
sensors
Earth (planet)
Sensors
MODIS (radiometry)
5 Citations

In-flight radiometric and spatial calibration of EO-1 optical sensors

Biggar, S. F., Thome, K. J., Holmes, J. M., Kuester, M. A. & Schowengerdt, R. A. 2001 International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS). Vol. 1, p. 305-307 3 p.

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

flight
sensor
calibration
Optical sensors
Satellites
9 Citations

Radiometric characterization of field radiometers in support of the 1997 Lunar Lake, Nevada, experiment to determine surface reflectance and top-of-atmosphere radiance

Brown, S. W., Johnson, B. C., Yoon, H. W., Butler, J. J., Barnes, R. A., Biggar, S., Spyak, P., Thome, K., Zalewski, E., Helmlinger, M., Bruegge, C., Schiller, S., Fedosejevs, G., Gauthier, R., Tsuchida, S. & Machida, S. 2001 In : Remote Sensing of Environment. 77, 3, p. 367-376 10 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

top of atmosphere
surface reflectance
radiance
radiometer
lake
27 Citations

Unified approach to absolute radiometric calibration in the solar-reflective range

Slater, P. N., Biggar, S. F., Palmer, J. M. & Thome, K. J. 2001 In : Remote Sensing of Environment. 77, 3, p. 293-303 11 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

calibration
Calibration
flight
solar radiation
irradiance
2000
44 Citations

Bidirectional reflectance round-robin in support of the Earth Observing System program

Early, E. A., Barnes, P. Y., Johnson, B. C., Butler, J. J., Bruegge, C. J., Biggar, S. F., Spyak, P. R. & Pavlov, M. M. 2000 In : Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology. 17, 8, p. 1077-1091 15 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

bidirectional reflectance
EOS
laboratory
programme
Earth (planet)
8 Citations

Calibration of the MODIS PFM SRCA for on-orbit, cross-track MTF measurement

Braga, A. B., Schowengerdt, R. A., Rojas, F. & Biggar, S. 2000 Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering. Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers, Vol. 4135, p. 71-79 9 p.

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

pulse frequency modulation
MODIS (radiometry)
modulation transfer function
assembly
orbits