Profile for N. Christina Hsu

Title: Research Physical Scientist
Affiliation: NASA Civil Service
Contact: E-mail
NASA/GSFC
Code 613
Greenbelt, MD 20771

Office Phone: 301-614-5554
Fax: 301-614-6307

Publications

Updates to our publications records have been put on hold until a new storage and delivery system has been put in place. As a result, this information is currently out of date and does not include the most recent publications. For a more complete listing of publications, please visit the Sciences and Exporation Directorate.


Chin, M., T. Diehl, Q. Tan, J. M. Prospero, R. A. Kahn, L. A. Remer, H. Yu, A. M. Sayer, H. Bian, I. V. Geogdzhayev, B. N. Holben, S. G. Howell, B. J. Huebert, N. C. Hsu, D. Kim, T. L. Kucsera, R. C. Levy, M. I. Mishchenko, X. Pan, P. K. Quinn, G. L. Schuster, D. G. Streets, S. A. Strode, O. Torres, and X.-P. Zhao (2014). Multi-decadal aerosol variations from 1980 to 2009: a perspective from observations and a global model. Atmos. Chem. Phys., 14, 3657-3690.
doi:10.5194/acp-14-3657-2014

Huang, J., N. Hsu, S. Tsay, C. Zhang, M.J. Jeong, R. Gautam, C. Bettenhausen, A. Sayer, R. Hansell, X. Liu, and J.H. Jiang (2014). Large-Scale Covariability between Aerosol and Precipitation Over the 7-SEAS Region: Observations and Simulations. Atmos. Environ., (Submitted).

Lin, N., A.M. Sayer, S-H. Wang, A.M. Loftus, T-C. Hsiao, G.R. Sheu, N.C. Hsu, and S-C. Tsay (2014). Interactions between biomass-burning aerosols and clouds over Southeast Asia: Current status, challenges, and perspectives Environmental Pollution, (In Press).

Sayer, A., N.C. Hsu, T.F. Eck, A. Smirnov, and B.N. Holben (2014). AERONET-based microphysical and optical properties of smoke-dominated aerosol near source regions and transported over oceans, and implications for satellite retrievals of aerosol optical depth Atmos. Chem. Phys, (Submitted).

Banks, J., H.E. Brindley, C. Flamant, M.J. Garay, N.C. Hsu, O.V. Kalashnikova, L. Kluser, and A. Sayer (2013). Intercomparison of satellite dust retrieval products over the west African Sahara during the Fennec campaign in June 2011 Rem. Sens. Environ, 136, 99-116
doi:10.1016/j.rse.2013.05.003

Bell, S., R. Hansell, J.C. Chow, S. Tsay, Hsu, N., Lin, N., C. Wang, Q. Ji, C. Li, J.G. Watson, and A. Khlystov (2013). Constraining aerosol optical models using ground-based, collocated particle size and mass measurements in variable air mass regimes during the 7-SEAS/Dongsha Experiment Atmos. Environ. (Special Issue), 78, 163-173
doi:10.1016/j.atmosenv.2012.06.057

Gautam, R., N. Hsu, T.F. Eck, B.N. Holben, S. Janjai, T. Jantarach, S. Tsay, and W. Lau (2013). Characterization of aerosols over the Indochina peninsula from satellite-surface observations during biomass burning pre-monsoon season Atmos. Environ., 78, 51-59
doi:10.1016/j.atmosenv.2012.05.038

Gautam, R., N.C. Hsu, W.K.Lau, and T. Yasunari (2013). Satellite observations of desert dust-induced Himalayan snow darkening J. Geophy., Res, 40, (Issue 5), 988-993
doi:10.1002/grl.50226

Hsu, N., M.J. Jeong, C. Bettenhausen, A.M. Sayer, R. Hansell, C.S. Seftor, J. Huang, and S.C. Tsay (2013). Enhanced Deep Blue Aerosol Retrieval Algorithm: The 2nd Generation J. Geophy., Res.,-Atmos, 118(1-20).
doi:10.1002/jgrd.50712

Huang, J., N.C. Hsu, S.-C. Tsay, Z. Liu, M.J. Jeong, R.A. Hansell, and J. Lee (2013). Use of spaceborne lidar for the evaluation of thin cirrus contamination and screening in the Aqua-MODIS collection 5 aerosol products J. Geophy., Res, 118.
doi:10.1002/jgrd.50504

Lee, J., N. Hsu, C. Bettenhausen, and A. Sayer (2013). Retrieval of aerosol optical depth under thin cirrus from MODIS: application to an ocean algorithm J. Geophy., Res.,-Atmos, 118, 10,111-10,124
doi:10.1002/jgrd.50806

Levy, R., S. Mattoo, L.A. Munchak, L.A. Remer, A.M. Sayer, Patadia, F., and N. Hsu (2013). The Collection 6 MODIS Aerosol Products over Land and Ocean Atmos. Meas. Tech, 6, 2989-3034
doi:10.5194/amt-6-2989-2013

Lin, N.H., S.C. Tsay, H.B. Maring, M.C. Yen, G.R. Sheu, S-H. Wang, K.H. Chi, M.T. Chuang, C.F. Ou-Yang, J.S. Fu, J.S. Reid, C.T. Lee, L.C. Wang, J.L. Wang, N. Hsu, A.M. Sayer, B.N. Holben, Y.C. Chu, X.A. Nguyen, K. Sopajaree, S.J. Chen, M.T. Cheng, B.J. Tsuang, C.J. Tsai, C.M. Peng, R.C. Schnell, T. Conway, C.T. Chang, K.S. Lin, Y.I. Tsai, W.J. Lee, S.C. Chang, J.J. Liu, W.L. Chiang, S.J. Huang, T.H. Lin, and G.R. Liu (2013). An overview of regional experiments on biomass burning aerosols and related pollutants in Southeast Asia: From BASE-ASIA and the Dongsha Experiment to 7-SEAS Atmos. Env, 78, 1-19
doi:10.1016/j.atmosenv.2013.04.066

Remer, L., C. Brogniez, B. Cairns, and N. Hsu (2013). Recent instruments and algorithms for passive shortwave remote sensing. In J. Lenoble, L. Remer, and D. Tanré, Eds. (Ed.), Aerosol Remote Sensing. (185-221). Berlin: Springer-Verlag.

Sayer, A., N.C. Hsu, C. Bettenhausen, and M.J. Jeong (2013). Validation and uncertainty estimates for MODIS Collection 6 "Deep Blue" aerosol data J. Geophy., Res.,-Atmos, 118, 7864-7872
doi:10.1002/jgrd.50600

Shi, Y., J. Zhang, J.S. Reid, E. Hyer, and N. Hsu (2013). Critical evaluation of MODIS Deep Blue aerosol optical depth product for data assimilation over North Africa Atmos. Meas. Tech, 6, 949+969
doi:10.5194/amt-6-949-2013

Tsay, S., N.C. Hsu, W.K.-M. Lau, C. Li, P.M. Gabriel, Q. Ji, B.N. Holben, E.J. Welton, A.X Nguyen, S. Janjai, N-H. Lin, J.S. Reid, J. Boonjawat, S.G. Howell, B.J. Huebert, J.S. Fu, R.A. Hansell, A.M. Sayer, R. Gautam, S-H. Wang, C.S. Goodloe, L.R. Miko, P.K. Shu, A.M. Loftus, J. Huang, J.Y. Kim, M.-J. Jeong, and P. Pantina (2013). From BASE-ASIA toward 7-SEAS: A satellite-surface perspective of boreal spring biomass-burning aerosols and clouds in Southeast Asia Atmos. Env, 78, 20-34
doi:10.1016/j.atmosenv.2012.12.013

Carboni, E., G.E. Thomas, A. Sayer, R. Siddans, C.A. Pooulsen, R.G. Grainger, C. Ahn, D. Antoine, S. Bevan, R. Braak, H. Brindley, S. DeSouza-Machado, J.L. Deuze, D. Diner, F. Ducos, W. Grey, N. Hsu, O.V. Kalashnikova, R.A. Kahn, P.R.J. North, C. Salustro, A. Smith, D. Tanre, O. Torres, and B. Veihelmann (2012). Intercomparison of desert dust optical depth from satellite measurements. Atmos. Meas. Tech., 5, 1973-2002.
doi:10.5194/amt-5-1973-2012

Hansell, R., S. Tsay, N. Hsu, Q. Ji, S. Bell, B.N. Holben, E.J. Welton, T.L. Roush, W. Zhang, Z. Li, and H. Chen (2012). An Assessment of the Surface Longwave Direct Radiative Effect of Airborne Dust in Zhangye China during the Asian Monsoon Year Field Experiment (2008). J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 117.
doi:10.1029/2011JD017370

Hsu, N., R. Gautam, A. M. Sayer, C. Bettenhausen, C. Li, M. J. Jeong, S.-C. Tsay, and B. N. Holben (2012). Global and Regional Trends of Aerosol Optical Depth over Land and Ocean Using SeaWiFS Measurements from 1997 to 2010. Atmos. Chem. Phys., 12, 8037-8053
doi:10.5194/acp-12-8037-2012

Hsu, N.C., C. Li, N.A. Krotkov, Q. Liang, K. Yang, and S. Tsay (2012). Rapid Transpacific Transport in Autumn Observed by the A-Train Satellites. J. Geophy. Res., 117, D06312.
doi:10.1029/2011JD016626

Huang, J., N.C. Hsu, S-C Tsay, B. N. Holben, E.J. Welton, A. Smirnov, M.J. Jeong, R. Hansell, T. Berkoff, Z. Liu, G.R. Liu, J.R. Campbell, S.C. Liew, and J.E. Barnes (2012). Evaluations of cirrus contamination and screening in ground aerosol observations using collocated lidar systems. J. Geophy. Res., 117.
doi:10.1029/2012JD017757

Kaskaoutis, D.G., R. Gautam, P. Singh, E. Houssos, D. Goto, S. Singh, A. Bartzokas, P.G. Kosmopoulos, M. Sharma, N. Hsu, B.N. Holben, and T. Takemura (2012). Influence of anomalous dry conditions on aerosols over India: transport, distribution and properties J. Geophys. Res., 117(D09106).
doi:10.1029/2011JD017314

Lee, J., J. Kim, P. Yang, and N. Hsu (2012). Improvement of aerosol optical depth retrieval from MODIS spectral reflectance over the global ocean using new aerosol models archived from AERONET inversion data and tri-axial ellipsoidal dust database. Atmos. Chem. Phys., 12, 7087-7102
doi:10.5194/acp-12-7087-2012

Li, C., S. Tsay, N. Hsu, J.Y. Kim, S.G. Howell, B.J. Huebert, Q. Ji, M.J. Jeong, C. Wang, R. Hansell, and S. Bell (2012). Characteristics and Composition of Atmospheric Aerosols in Phimai, Central Thailand during BASE-ASIA Atmospheric Environment, 78, 60-71
doi:10.1016/j.atmosenv.2012.04.003

Li, C., N. Hsu, N.A. Krotkov, Q. Liang, K. Yang, and S. Tsay (2012). Rapid Transpacific Transport in Autumn Observed by the A-train Satellites J. Geophys. Res., 117(D6).
doi:10.1029/2011JD016626

Sayer, A., N. Hsu, C. Bettenhausen, Z. Ahmad, B. Holben, A. Smirnov, G.E. Thomas, and J. Zhang (2012). SeaWiFS Ocean Aerosol Retrieval (SOAR): algorithm, validation, and comparison with other datasets J. Geophys. Res, 117, D03206.
doi:10.1029/2011JD016599

Sayer, A., A. Smirnov, N. Hsu, and B.N. Holben (2012). A pure marine aerosol model, for use in remote sensing applications J. Geophys. Res, 117, D05213.
doi:10.1029/2011JD016689

Sayer, A., N. Hsu, C. Bettenhausen, M.J. Jeong, B.N. Holben, and J. Zhang (2012). Global and Regional Evaluation of over-land spectral aerosol optical depth retrievals from SeaWiFS Atmos. Meas. Tech, 5, 1761-1778
doi:10.5194/amt-5-1761-2012

Sayer, A., A. Smirnov, N.C. Hsu, L.A. Munchak, and B.N. Holben (2012). Estimating marine aerosol particle volume and number from Maritime Aerosol Network data Atmos. Chem. Phys, 12, 8889-8909
doi:10.5194/acp-12-8889-2012

Smirnov, A., A. Sayer, B.N. Holben, N. Hsu, S.M. Sakerin, A. Macke, N.B. Nelson, Y. Courcoux, T.J. Smyth, P. Croot, P.K. Quinn, J. Sciare, S.K. Gulev, S. Piketh, R. Losno, S. Kinne, and V.F. Radionov (2012). Effect of wind speed on aerosol optical depth over remote oceans, based on data from the Maritime Aerosol Network Atmos. Meas. Tech, 5, 377-388
doi:10.5194/amt-5-377-2012

Tsay, S., N.C. Hsu, K.M. Lau, C. Li, P.M. Gabriel, Q. Ji, B.N. Holben, E.J. Welton, X.A. Nguyen, S. Janjai, N.H. Lin, J.S. Reid, J. Boonjawat, S.G. Howell, B. Huebert, J.S. Fu, R.A. Hansell, A.M. Sayer, R. Gautam, S.-H. Wang, C.S. Goodloe, L.R. Miko, P.K. Shu, A.M. Loftus, J. Huang, J.Y. Kim, M.J. Jeong, and P. Pantina (2012). Origin, Transport and Vertical Distribution of Atmospheric Pollutants over the northern South China Sea during 7-SEAS/Dongsha Experiment Atmos. Env, 78 (Special Issue).
doi:10.1016/j.atmosenv.2012.11.013

Wang, Sheng-Hsiang, N. Hsu, S. Tsay, N.H. Lin, A. Sayer, S.-J. Huang, and W. Lau (2012). Can Asian dust trigger phytoplankton blooms in the oligotrophic northern South China Sea? Geophys. Res. Lett, 39, L05811.
doi:10.1029/2011GL050415

Feng, Q., N. Hsu, P. Yang, and S. Tsay (2011). Effect of Thin Cirrus Clouds on Dust Optical Depth Retrievals from MODIS Observations IEEE TGRS, 49, 2819-2827

Fu, J., N. Hsu, Y. Gao, K. Huang, C. Li, N.-H. Lin, and S. Tsay (2011). Evaluating the Influences of Biomass Burning during 2006 BASE-ASIA: A Regional Chemical Transport Modeling Atmos. Chem. Phys., Disc, 11, 32205-32243
doi:10.5194/acpd-11-32205-2011

Gautam, R., N. Hsu, S. Tsay, W. Lau, B. Holben, S. Bell, A. Smirnov, C. Li, R. Hansell, Q. Ji, S. Payra, D. Aryal, R. Kayastha, and K. Kim (2011). Accumulation of Aerosols over the Indo-Gangetic Plains and Southern Slopes of the Himalayas: Distribution, Properties and Radiative Effects during the 2009 Pre-monsoon Season Atmos. Chem. Phys, 11, 12841-12863
10.5194/acp-11-12841-2011

Huang, J., N. Hsu, S. Tsay, M.J. Jeong, B.N. Holben, T.A. Berkoff, and E.J. Welton (2011). Susceptibility Of Aerosol Optical Thickness Retrievals To Thin Cirrus Contamination During The Base-Asia Campaign J. Geophys. Res, 116, D08214.
doi:10.1029/2010JD014910

Li, C., N. Hsu, and S. Tsay (2011). A study on the potential applications of satellite data in air quality monitoring and forecasting Atmospheric Environment, 45, 3663-3675
doi:10.1016/j.atmosenv.2011.04.032

Lin T. -H., N.C. Hsu, S.-C. Tsay, and S. -J. Huang (2011). Weather Categorization of Asian Dust Storms from Surface and Satellite Observations I. J. Rem. Sens, 32, 153-170
doi: 10.1080/01431160903439932

Wang, Sheng-Hsiang, S. Tsay, N.-H. Lin, N. Hsu, S. Bell, C. Li, Q. Ji, M. Jeong, R. Hansell, E.J. Welton, B.N. Holben, G.-R. Sheyu, Y.-C. Chu, S.-C. Chang, J.-J. Lou, and W.-L. Chiang (2011). First detailed observations of long-range transported dust over the northern South China Sea Atmospheric Environment, 45, Issue 27, 4804-4808
doi:10.1016/j.atmosenv.2011.04.077

Yi, B., N. Hsu, P. Yang, and S. Tsay (2011). Radiative Transfer Simulation of Dust-like Aerosols: Uncertainties from Particle Shape and Refractive Index J. Aerosol Sci, 42, 631-644

Feng Q., P. Yang, G. W. Kattawar, N.C. Hsu, S.C. Tsay, and I. Laszlo (2010). Effects of Particle Nonsphericity and Radiation Polarization on Retrieving Dust properties from Satellite Observations J. Aerosol Sci., 40(9), 776-789
doi:10.1016.j.jaerosci.2009.05.001

Hansell R.A., S.C. Tsay, Q. Ji, N.C. Hsu, M.J. Jeong, S. H. Wang, J. S. Reid, K. N. Liou, and S. C. Ou (2010). An Assessment of Surface Longwave Direct Radiative Effect of Airborne Saharan Dust during the NAMMA field campaign J. Atmos. Sci., 67(4 ), 1048-1065
doi:10.1175/2009JAS3257.1

Fischer E. V., N.C. Hsu, D. A. Jaffe, M.-J. Jeong, and S. L. Gong (2009). A decade of dust: Asian dust and springtime aerosol load in the U.S. Pacific Northwest Geophys. Res. Lett., 36(L03821).
doi:10.1029/2008GL036467

Gautam R., Z. Liu, R. P. Singh, and N.C. Hsu (2009). Two Contrasting Dust-dominant periods over India observed from MODIS and CALIPSO data Geophys. Res. Lett., 36(L06813).
doi:10.1029/2008GL036967

Gautam R., N.C. Hsu, K. M. Lau, S.C. Tsay, and M. Kafatos (2009). Enhanced Pre-Monsoon Warming over the Himalayan-Gangetic Region from 1979 to 2007 Geophys. Res. Lett., 36(L07704).
doi:10.1029/2009GL037641

Gautam R., N.C. Hsu, K. -M. Lau, and M. Kafatos (2009). Aerosol and Rainfall Variability over the Indian Monsoon Region: Distributions, Trends and Coupling Annales Geophysicae Special Issue: From Deserts to Monsoons, 27(9), 3691-3703
10.5194/angeo-27-3691-2009

Ginoux P., D. Garbuzov, and N.C. Hsu (2009). Anthropogenic and natural attribution of dust sources using MODIS Deep Blue Level 2 data J. Geophys. Res., 115(D05204).
doi:10.1029/2009JD0123989

Herman J.R., G. Labow, N.C. Hsu, and D. Larko (2009). Changes in Cloud Cover (1998-2006) Derived From Reflectivity Time Series using SeaWiFS, EP-TOMS, SBUV-2, and OMI Radiance Data J. Geophys. Res., 114(D01201).
doi:10.1029/2007JD009508

Johnson B.T., S. Christopher, J.M. Haywood, S. R. Osborne, S. McFarlane, N.C. Hsu, C. Salustro, and R. Kahn (2009). Measurements of aerosol properties from aircraft, satellite and ground-based remote sensing: A case study from the Dust and Biomass burning Experiment (DABEX) Q.J. Roy. Meteor. Soc., 135(641), 922-934
doi:10.1002/qj.420

Lau, W., K.M. Kim, C. Hsu, and B. Holben (2009). Possible influences of air pollution, dust and sandstorms on the Indian monsoon WMO Bulletin, 58(1), 22-30

Tsay S.-C., G. -R. Liu, N.C. Hsu, W. -Y. Sun, and et. al. (2009). Outbreaks of Asian dust storms: An overview from satellite and surface perspectives Recent Progress in Atmospheric Sciences: Applications to the Asia Pacific Region, World Scientific, 373-401

Zipser E. J., C. H. Twohy, S.C. Tsay, K. L. Thornhill, S. Tanelli, R. Ross, T. N. Krishnamurti, Q. Ji, G. Jenkins, S. Ismail, N.C. Hsu, R. Hood, G.M. Heymsfield, A. Heymsfield, J. Halverson, M. W. Goodman, R. Ferrare, J. P. Dunion, M. Douglas, and et al. (2009). The Saharan Air Layer and the Fate of African Easterly Waves: NASA’s AMMA 2006 Field Program to Study Tropical Cyclogenesis: NAMMA Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 90, 1137-1156
10.1175/2009BAMS2728.1

Zipser E.J., C.H. Twohy, S-C. Tsay, K.L. Thornhill, S. Tanelli, R. Ross, T.N. Krishnamurti, Q. Ji, G. Jenkins, S. Ismail, N. Hsu, R. Hood, G.M. Heymsfield, A. Heymsfield, J. Halverson, M.W. Goodman, R. Ferrare, J.P. Dunion, M. Douglas, R. Cifelli, G. Chen, E.V. Browell, and B. Anderson (2009). The Saharan air layer and the fate of the African easterly waves – NASA's AMMA 2006 field program to study tropical cyclologenesis: NAMMA Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 90(8), 1137–1156
doi:10.1175/2009BAMS2728.1

Jeong M.-J., S.-C. Tsay, Q. Ji, N.C. Hsu, R.A. Hansell, and J. Lee (2008). Ground-based measurements of airborne Saharan dust in marine environment during the NAMMA field experiment Geophys. Res. Lett., L20805, 35.
doi:10.1029/2008GL035587

Jeong M.-J., and N.C. Hsu (2008). Retrievals of aerosol single-scattering albedo and effective aerosol layer height for biomass-burning smoke: Synergy derived from Geophys. Res. Lett., L24801, 35.
doi:10.1029/2008GL036279

Lau, W., V. Ramanathan, G. -X. Wu, Z. Li, S.C. Tsay, N.C. Hsu, R. Sikka, B. Holben, D. Lu, G. Tartari, M. Chin, P. Koudelova, H. Chen, Y. Ma, J. Huang, K. Taniguchi, and R. Zhang (2008). The Joint Aerosol-Monsoon Experiment: A New Challenge for Monsoon Climate Research Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 89(3).
doi:10.1175/BAMS-89-3-369

Gautam R., N.C. Hsu, M. Kafatos, and S.C. Tsay (2007). Influences of Winter Haze on Fog/Low Clouds over the Indo-Gangetic Plains J. Geophys. Res., D05207, 112.
10.1029/2005JD007036

Hansell R.A., S. C. Ou, K. N. Liou, J. K. Roskovensky, S.C. Tsay, N.C. Hsu, and Q. Ji (2007). Simultaneous Detection/Separation of Mineral Dust and Cirrus Clouds Using MODIS Thermal Infrared Window Data Geophys. Res. Lett. , L11808, 34.
10.1029/2007GL029388

Hsu N.C., S.C. Tsay, M.D. King, and D. J. Diner (2007). Dust in the Wind. (56-60). Our Changing Planet: The View from Space; M. D. King, C. L. Parkinson, K. C. Partington, and R. G. Williams, Eds., Cambridge University Press, Cambridge.

Hsu N.C., S.C. Tsay, M.D. King, and J.R. Herman (2006). Deep blue retrievals of Asian aerosol properties during ACE-Asia IEEE Trans. Geosci. Remote Sens., 44, 3180-3195
10.1029/2005JD006549.

Lau, K.-M., K.-M. Kim, and N.C. Hsu (2005). Observational evidence of effects of absorbing aerosols on seasonal-to-interannual anomalies of the Asian monsoon CLIVAR Exchanges(3),., 10, 7-9

Hsu N.C., S.C. Tsay, M.D. King, and J.R. Herman (2004). Aerosol properties over bright-reflecting source regions IEEE Trans. Geosci. Remote Sens., 42, 557-569

Eck T. F., B. N. Holben, D. E. Ward, M. M. Mukelabai, O. Dubovik, A. Smirnov, J. S. Schafer, N.C. Hsu, S. J. Piketh, A. Queface, J. LeRoux, R. J. Swap, and I. Slutsker (2003). Variability of biomass burning aerosol optical characteristics in southern Africa during the SAFARI 2000 dry season campaign and a comparison of single scattering albedo estimates from radiometric measurements J. Geophys. Res., 8477, 108.
10.1029/2002JD002321

Hsu N.C., J.R. Herman, and S.C. Tsay (2003). Radiative impacts from biomass burning in the presence of clouds during boreal spring in Southeast Asia Geophys. Res. Lett., 1224, 30.
10.1029/2002GL016485.

Vasilkov A. P., J.R. Herman, N.A. Krotkov, M. Kahru, B. G. Mitchell, and N.C. Hsu (2002). Problems in assessment of the UV penetration into natural waters from space-based measurements Optical Engineering, 41, 3019-3027

Weaver C., P. Ginoux, N.C. Hsu, M. D. Chou, and J. Joiner (2002). Radiative forcing of Saharan dust: GOCART model simulations compared with ERBE data J. Atmos. Sci., 59, 736-747

Weaver C.J., P. Ginoux, N.C. Hsu, M. -D. Chou, and J. Joiner (2002). Radiative forcing of Saharan dust, GOCART model simulations compared with ERBE data J. Atmos. Sci. (Global Aerosol Climatology special issue), 59, 736-747

Eck T. F., B. N. Holben, D. E. Ward, O. Dubovik, J. S. Reid, A. Smirnov, M. M. Mukelabai, N.C. Hsu, and O (2001). Characterization of the optical properties of biomass burning aerosols in Zambia during the 1997 ZIBBEE field campaign J. Geophys. Res., 106, -23

Hsu N.C., J.R. Herman, and C. Weaver (2000). Determination of radiative forcing of Saharan dust using combined TOMS and ERBE data J. Geophys. Res., 20, 661., 105, 629

Hsu N.C., W. D. Robinson, S. W. Bailey, and P. J. Werdell (2000). The description of the SeaWiFS absorbing aerosol index SeaWiFS NASA Technical Memorandum 2000-206892,., 10, 3-5

Chiapello I., J.R. Herman, N.C. Hsu, and Prospero (1999). 7/TOMS detection of mineral dust over the north Africa and the eastern north Atlantic Ocean J. Geophys. Res.,, ,., 104, 9277-9291

Chiapello I., J.R. Herman, N.C. Hsu, and J. Prospero (1999). Nimbus-7/TOMS detection of mineral dust over the north Africa and the eastern north Atlantic Ocean J. Geophys. Res., 104, 9277-9291

Hsu N.C., J.R. Herman, O. Torres, B. N. Holben, Tanre, and T. F. Eck (1999). Comparisons of the TOMS aerosol index and the sun photometer aerosol optical thickness: Results and applications J. Geophys. Res.,, 6269-6279, 104.

Hsu N.C., J.R. Herman, J.F. Gleason, O. Torres, and C.J. Seftor (1999). Satellite detection of smoke aerosols over a snow/ice surface by TOMS Geophy. Res. Lett.,, ., 26, 1165-1168

Currie L. A., J. E. Dibb, G. A. Klouda, B. A. Benner, J. M. Conny, S. R. Biegalski, D. B. Klinedinst, D. R. Cahoon, and N.C. Hsu (1998). The pursuit of isotopic and molecular fire tracers in the polar atmosphere and cryosphere Radiocarbon, Part 1, Sp. Iss. SI, 381-390

Gleason J.F., N.C. Hsu, and O. Torres (1998). Biomass burning smoke using backscattered ultraviolet radiation: SCAR-B and Brazilian smoke interannual variability J. Geophys. Res.,,,., 103, -9

Herman J.R., P.K. Bhartia, O. Torres, N.C. Hsu, C.J. Seftor, and E. Celarier (1997). Global distribution of UV-absorbing aerosols from Nimbus-7/TOMS data J. Geophys. Res.,,,., 102, -10

Hsu N.C., R.D. McPeters, C.J. Seftor, and A. M. Thompson (1997). The effect of an improved cloud climatology on the TOMS total ozone retrieval J. Geophys. Res.,,, 102, 4247-4255

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