Profile for Andrew Sayer

Affiliation: USRA
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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 As a result, this information is currently out of date and does not include the most recent publications.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.

Ebmeier, S., A.M. Sayer, R.G. Grainger, T.A. Mather, and E. Carboni (2014). Systematic satellite observations of the impact of aerosols from passive volcanic degassing on local cloud properties. Atmos. Chem. Phys. Discuss., 14, 2675-2716.

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).

Matsui, T., C. Ichoku, C. Randles, T. Yuan, A.M. da Silva, P. Colarco, D. Kim, R. Levy, A. Sayer, M. Chin, D. Giles, B. Holben, E.J. Welton, T. Eck, and L. Remer (2014). Current and Future Perspectives of Aerosol Research at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center BAMS, (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

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).

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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

Lelli, L., A.A. Kokhanovsky, A.A. Rozanov, V.V. Vountas, A.M. Sayer, and J.P. Burrows (2012). Seven years of global retrieval of cloud properties using space-borne data of GOME. Atmos. Meas. Tech., 5, 1551-1570

Poulsen, C.A., P.D. Watts, G.E. Thomas, A.M. Sayer, R. Siddans, R.G. Grainger, B.N. Lawrence, E. Campmany, S.M. Dean, and C. Arnold (2012). Cloud retrievals from satellite data using optimal estimation: evaluation and application to ATSR Atmos. Meas. Tech, 5, 1889-1910

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.

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.

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

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

Sayer, Andrew M., G. E. Thomas, R. G. Grainger, E. Carboni, C. Poulson, and R. Siddans (2012). Use of MODIS-derived surface reflectance data in the ORAC-AATSR aerosol retrieval algorithm: Impact of differences between sensor spectral response functions Rem. Sens. Environ, 116, 177-188

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

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).

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.

Bulgin, C., P. Palmer, C. Merchant, R. Siddans, S. Gonzi, C. Poulsen, G.E. Thomas, A. Sayer, E. Carboni, R.G. Grainger, E. Highwood, and C. Ryder (2011). Quantifying the Response of the ORAC Aerosol Optical Depth Retrieval from MSG SEVIRI to Aerosol Model Assumptions J. Geophys. Res, 116.

Lelli, L., A.A. Kokhanovsky, V.V. Rozanov, M. Vountas, A. Sayer, and J.P. Burrows (2011). 7 years of global retrieval of cloud properties using space-borne data of GOME-1 Atmos. Meas. Tech. Discuss, 4, 4991-5035

Sayer, Andrew M., C.A. Poulsen, C. Arnold, E. Campmany, S. Dean, G.B.L. Ewen, R.G. Grainger, B.N. Lawrence, R. Siddans, G.E. Thomas, and P.D. Watts (2011). Global retrieval of ATSR cloud parameters and evaluation (GRAPE): dataset assessment Atmos. Chem. Phys, 11, 3913-3936

Zelazowski, P., A. Sayer, G.E. Thomas, and R.G. Grainger (2011). Reconciling satellite-derived atmospheric properties with fine-resolution land imagery: Insights for atmospheric correction J. Geophys. Res, 116, D18308.

Kokhanovsky A. A., J. L. Deuze, D. J. Diner, O. Dubovik, F. Ducos, C. Emde, M. J. Garay, R. G. Grainger, A. Heckel, M. Herman, I. L. Katsev, J. Keller, R. Levy, P. R. J. North, A. S. Prikhach, V. V. Rozanov, A.M. Sayer, Y. Ota, D. Tanre, and et al. (2010). The inter-comparison of major satellite aerosol retrieval algorithms using simulated intensity and polarization characteristics of reflected light Atmos. Meas. Tech., 3, 909-932

Sayer, A., G. E. Thomas, P. I. Palmer, and R. G. Grainger (2010). Some implications of sampling choices on comparisons between satellite and model aerosol optical depth fields Atmos. Chem. Phys, 10, 10705-10716

Sayer, A., G. E. Thomas, and R. G. Grainger (2010). A sea surface reflectance model for (A)ATSR, and application to aerosol retrievals Atmos. Chem. Meas. Tech, 3, 813-838

Thomas G. E. , R. Siddans, A. Sayer, E. Carboni, S. H. Marsh, S. M. Dean, R. G. Grainger, and B. N. Lawrence (2010). Validation of the GRAPE signle view aerosol retrieval for ATSR-2 and insights into the long term global AOD trend Atmos. Chem. Phys, 10, 4849-4866