Profile for Carol Russell

Affiliation: SSAI
Contact: E-mail
NASA GSFC Code 613
Office Phone: 301-614-6131
Fax: 301-614-6307


1979 – Bachelor of Arts Cum Laude, with Honors in Geology, Williams College, Williamstown, MA

1992 – Doctor of Philosophy in Geology, University of Maryland, College Park, MD




Elected to Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society, 1992

NASA/GSFC Group Achievement Award, 1994



Articles in Refereed Journals:

C.A. Russell, J.R. Irons, and P.W. Dabney, 1997, Bidirectional reflectance of selected BOREAS sites from multiangle airborne data, Journal of Geophysical Research, 102:29,505-29,516.

C.A. Russell, C.L. Walthall, J.R. Irons, and E.B. de Colstoun, 1995, Comparison of airborne and surface bidirectional reflectance factors, spectral hemispherical reflectance, and spectral vegetation indices, Journal of Geophysical Research, 100:25,509-25,522.

E.B. de Colstoun, C.L. Walthall, C.A. Russell, and J.R. Irons, 1995, Estimating the fraction of absorbed photosynthetically active radiation (fAPAR) at FIFE with airborne bidirectional spectral reflectance data, Journal of Geophysical Research, 100:25,523-25,535.

Educational CDs:

Studying Earth’s Environment from Space, Volume 1:  Stratospheric Ozone and Global Land Vegetation, 2002, NASA GSFC Scientific and Educational Endeavors, Old Dominion University, and the U.S. Coast Guard Academy.

Monographs, Reports, and Extension Publications:

C.A. Russell, 1992, Sediment Shape Variability in Chesapeake Bay Analyzed Using Fourier and Fractal Methods:  Implications for Sediment Transport, unpublished Ph.D. dissertation, University of Maryland, 227 pp.

Unrefereed Conference Proceedings:

           C.A. Russell, J.R. Irons, and P.W. Dabney, 1996, Estimating hemispherical reflectance and selected biophysical parameters for boreal forest canopies using spectral bidirectional reflectance data acquired by ASAS, IGARSS ’96 Digest, Vol. III: 1417-1419.

           P.W. Dabney, M.R. Tierney, J.R. Irons, W.M. Kovalick, M.C. Bur, and C.A. Russell, 1996, Calibration methods and results for the Advanced Solid-state Array Spectroradiometer (ASAS), SPIE Proceedings, Vol. 2818:184-193.

           E.B. de Colstoun, C.L. Walthall, C.A. Russell, and J.R. Irons, 1994, Estimating the fraction of absorbed photosynthetically active radiation (fAPAR) from off-nadir airborne measurements, IGARSS ’94 Digest, Vol. III:1823-1825.

           J.R. Irons, P.W. Dabney, J. Paddon, R.R. Irish, and C.A. Russell, 1990, Advanced Solid-state Array Spectroradiometer (ASAS) support of 1989 field experiments, Proceedings of the SPIE conference on Imaging Spectroscopy of the Terrestrial Environment, v. 1298: 2-10.

Invited Talks:

C.A. Russell, R.W. Ridky, and R. Ehrlich, 1991, The determination of transport pathways in Chesapeake Bay using quartz shape analysis, GSA Abstracts with Programs, v. 23, no. 1, p. 118.

Contributed Talks:

C.A. Russell, J.R. Irons, and P.W. Dabney, 1995, Bidirectional reflectance of BOREAS sites using ASAS data, Spring Meeting, supplement to EOS, Transactions, American Geophysical Union, p. S125.

           C.A. Russell, R.W. Ridky, and R. Ehrlich, 1992, A comparison of Fourier and fractal shape analysis methods used to discriminate sediment sources in Chesapeake Bay, Geological Society of America, Program of the 1992 Annual Meeting, p. 72.

           J. Halka, W. Panageotou, and C. Russell, 1987, Holocene evolution of the middle Chesapeake Bay, Atlantic Estuarine Research Society, Program of the Ninth Biennial Estuarine Research Conference, p. 44.




Colarco, P. R., O. B. Toon, J. S. Reid, J. M. Livingston, J. B. Russell, J. Redemann, B. Schmid, H. B. Maring, D. Savoie, E. J. Welton, J. R. Campbell, B. N. Holben, and R. Levy (2003). Saharan dust transport to the Caribbean during PRIDE: 2. Transport, vertical profiles, and deposition in simulations of in situ and remote sensing observations. J. Geophys. Res., 108 (D19), 8590