Profile for William Hart


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Affiliation: SSAI
Contact: E-mail
Office Phone: 301-614-6272
Fax: 301-614-5492

Overview

Education M.S. - 1975 - Meteorology Oceanography - North Carolina State University B.S. - 1970 - Physics - St. Thomas College Research Interests
  • Atmospheric Remote Sensing with Lidar and Radiometers
  • Atmospheric Radiative Transfer
  • Climate
  • Publications

    Yorks, J., M. McGill, D. Hlavka, and W. Hart (2011). Statistics of Cloud Optical Properties from Airborne Lidar Measurements J. Atmos. Oceanic Technol., 28, 869-883
    10.1175/2011JTECHA1507.1

    Yorks, J., D. Hlavka, Mark A. Vaughan, M. McGill, W. Hart, Sharon Rodier, and Ralph Kuehn (2011). Airborne validation of cirrus cloud properties derived from CALIPSO lidar measurements: Spatial properties J.Geophys.Res., 116(D19207), 19 Pages
    10.1029/2011JD015942

    McGill, M., M. Vaughan, C. Trepte, W. Hart, D. Hlavka, D. Winker, and R. Keuhn (2007). Airborne Validation of Spatial Properties Measured by the CALIPSO Lidar J. Geophys. Res., 112, D20201
    10.1029/2007JD008768

    Shiobara M., W. Hart, J.R. Campbell, E.J. Welton, J.D. Spinhirne, R. Neuber, M. Yabuki, and T. Berkoff (2007). Arctic experiment for the ICESat/GLAS ground validation with a Micro-Pulse Lidar at Ny-Alesund, Syalbard J. Polar Meteor. and Glaciology, 20, 28-39

    Dessler A., S. Palm, W. Hart, and J. Spinhirne (2006). Tropical cloud-top height distributions revealed by ICESat/GLAS J. Geophys. Res., 111, D12215
    10.1029/2005JD006705

    Dessler A., S. Palm, W. Hart, and J. Spinhirne (2006). Tropopause-level thin cirrus coverage revealed by ICESat/GLAS J. Geophys. Res., 111(D08203).
    10.1029/2005JD006586

    Holz R.E., S. Ackerman, P. Antonelli, F. Nagle, M. McGill, D. Hlavka, and W. Hart (2006). An improvement to the high spectral resolution CO2 slicing cloud top altitude retrieval J. Atmos. Ocean. Tech., 23(5), 653-670

    Hart, W., S. Palm, J. Spinhirne, and D. Hlavka (2005). Height Distribution Between Cloud and Aerosol Layers from GLAS Spaceborne Lidar in the Indian Ocean Region Geophys. Res. Lett., 32(L22S06).

    Hlavka, D., E.J. Welton, M. McGill, J.D. Spinhirne, W. Hart, and S. Palm (2005). Aerosol and cloud optical depth from GLAS: Results and verification for an October 2003 California fire smoke case. Geophys. Res. Lett., 32(L22S07).
    10.1029/2005GL023413

    Palm, S., D. Hlavka, W. Hart, J.D. Spinhirne, and A. Benedetti (2005). Validation of ECMWF global forecast model parameters using GLAS atmospheric channel measurements Geophys. Res. Lett., 32(L22S09).
    10.1029/2005GL023535

    Spinhirne J., S. Palm, D. Hlavka, W. Hart, A. Mahesh, and E.J. Welton (2005). Aerosol and cloud observations and data products by the GLAS Polar Orbiting Lidar Instruments AMS 85th Annual Meeting

    Spinhirne J., E.J. Welton, D. Hlavka, W. Hart, and S. Palm (2005). Cloud and aerosol measurements from GLAS: Overview of initial results Geophys. Res. Lett., 32(L22S03).
    10.1029/2005GL023507

    Spinhirne J.D., W. Hart, and S. Palm (2005). Antarctica cloud cover for October 2003 from GLAS satellite lidar profiling Geophys. Res. Lett., 32(L22S05).
    10.1029/2005GL023782

    Liu Z., M. Vaughan, D. Winker, C. Hostetler, L. Poole, D. Hlvaka, W. Hart, and M. McGill (2004). Use of probability distribution functions for discriminating between cloud and aerosol in lidar backscatter data J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 109(D15), Art. No. D15202

    Mahesh A., M. Gray, S. Palm, W. Hart, and J. Spinhirne (2004). Passive and active detection of clouds: Comparisons between MODIS and GLAS observations Geophys. Res. Lett., 31, L04108
    10.1029/2003GL018859

    Mahesh A., M. A. Gray, S.P. Palm, W.D. Hart, and J. D. Spinhirne (2004). Passive and active detection of clouds: Comparisons between MODIS and GLAS observations Geophys. Res. Lett., 31, L04108.
    10.1029/2003GL018859

    McGill, M., D. Hlavka, G.M. Heymsfield, L. Li, M.A. Vaughan, L. Tian, P.E. Racette, D.M. Winker, and W. Hart (2004). Combined lidar-radar remote sensing: Initial results from CRYSTAL-FACE and Implications for Future Spaceflight Missions J. Geophys. Res., 109.
    10.1029/2003JD004030

    Kaufman Y.J., J.M. Haywood, P. V. Hobbs, W. Hart, R. Kleidman, and B. Schmid (2003). Remote sensing of vertical distributions of smoke aerosol off the coast of Africa Geophys. Res. Lett., 30, (D16), 1831.
    10.1029/2003GL017068

    McGill, M., D. Hlavka, W. Hart, E.J. Welton, and J. Campbell (2003). Airborne lidar measurements of aerosol optical properties during SAFARI-2000 J. Geophys. Res., 108.
    10.1029/2002JD002370

    McGill, M., D. Hlavka, W. Hart, V.S. Scott, J.D. Spinhirne, and B. Schmid (2002). Cloud Physics Lidar: Instrument description and initial measurement results Appl. Opt., 41, 3725-3734

    Hlavka, D., S. Palm, E.J. Welton, W. Hart, J. Spinhirne, M. McGill, and A. Mahesh (2001). Global Lidar Measurements of Clouds and Aerosols from Space Using the Geoscience Laser Altimeter System (GLAS) 2001 AGU Fall Meeting

    Spinhirne J.D., S. Palm, D. Hlavka, and W. Hart (2001). Verification of Data and Atmospheric Measurements for the 2002 GLAS Orbital Lidar Mission FTS/ORSA Meeting.

    Hart, W., and S. Palm (2000). Cloud and Aerosol Retrieval for the 2001 GLAS Satellite Lidar Mission AMS Annual Meeting, Symposium on Lidar Atmospheric Monitoring

    McFarquhar G.M., A.J. Heymsfield, J.D. Spinhirne, and W. Hart (2000). Thin and subvisula tropopause tropical cirrus: Observations and radiative impacts J. Atmos. Sci., 57, 1841-1853

    Longo K. M., A. M. Thompson, V. W. J. H. Kirchoff, L.A. Remer, S. R. D. Freitas, M. A. F. SilvaDias, P. Artaxo, W. Hart, J. D. Spinhirne, and M. A. Yamasoe (1999). Correlation between smoke and tropospheric ozone concentrations in Cuiaba during SCAR-B J. Geophys. Res., 104, 12113-12129

    McGill, M., W. Hart, J. McKay, and J. Spinhirne (1999). Modeling the Performance of Direct-Detection Doppler Lidar Systems Including Cloud and Solar Background Variability Appl. Optics, 38, 6388-6397

    Palm, S., W. Hart, D. Hlavka, and J.D. Spinhirne (1999). Geoscience Laser Altimeter System (GLAS) Algorithm Theorectical Basis Document (ATBD) for GLAS Atmospheric Data Products, Ver. 2.0

    Palm, S., W. Hart, D. Hlavka, and J.D. Spinhirne (1999). Geoscience Laser Altimeter System (GLAS) Algorithm Theorectical Basis Document (ATBD) for GLAS Atmospheric Data Products, Ver. 3.0

    Spinhirne J.D., D. Hlavka, W. Hart, and D. Duda (1999). Airborne Measurements of Cirrus Reflectance and Heights with Comparison to Polder Observations ALPS '99

    Duda D.P., J.D. Spinhirne, and W. Hart (1998). Retrieval of Contrail Microphysical Properties During SUCCESS by the Split-Window Method Geophys. Res. Lett., 23, 1149-1152

    Hart, W., and J.D. Spinhirne (1998). Airborne Lidar Observations of Smoke Haze During SCAR-B 1995 19th International Laser Radar Conference

    Spinhirne J.D., W. Hart, and D.P. Duda (1998). Evolution of the Morphology and Microphysics of Contrail Cirrus from Airborne Remote Sensing Geophys. Res. Lett., 23, 1153-1156

    Wang J.R., P. Racette, J.D. Spinhirne, K.F. Evans, and W. Hart (1998). Observations of Cirrus Clouds with Airborne MIR, CLS, and MAS during SUCCESS Geophys. Res. Lett., 23, 1145-1148