Profile for Stephen Palm


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Affiliation: SSAI
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Office Phone: 301-614-6276
Fax: 301-614-5492

Overview

Education M.S. - 1985 - Meteorology - University of Maryland Research Interests
  • Atmospheric Boundary Layer
  • Air-Sea Interaction
  • Lidar Remote Sensing
  • Climate Change
  • Publications

    Yang, Y., S. P. Palm, A. Marshak, D. L. Wu, H. Yu, and Q. Fu (2014). First Satellite-detected Perturbations of Outgoing Longwave Radiation Associated with Blowing Snow Events over Antarctica Geophys. Res. Lett, 41(2), 730-735
    doi:10.1002/2013GL058932

    Yang, Y., A. Marshak, S. P. Palm, Z. Wang, and C. Schaaf (2013). Assessment of Cloud Screening With Apparent Surface Reflectance in Support of the ICESat-2 Mission IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 51(2), 1037 - 1045
    10.1109/TGRS.2012.2204066

    Lenaerts, J., M. R. van den Broeke, S. J. Dery, E. van Meijgaard, W. J. van de Berg, S. P. Palm, and J. Rodrigo (2012). Modeling drifting snow in Antarctica with a regional climate model, Part I: Methods and model evaluation. J. Geophysical Res., 117(D05108), 17
    doi:10.1029/2011JD016145

    Melfi, S.H., and S. Palm (2012). Estimating the Orientation and Spacing of Midlatitude Linear Convective Boundary Layer Features: Cloud Streets J. Atmos. Sci., 69(1), 352-364
    doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/JAS-D-11-070.1

    Yang Y., A. Marshak, S. Palm, T. Varnai, and W. Wiscombe (2011). Cloud Impact on Surface Altimetry from a Spaceborne 532nm Micro-Pulse Photon Counting Lidar: System Modeling for Cloudy and Clear Atmospheres IEEE Trans. Geos. Rem. Sens., 49(12), 4910-4919
    doi: 10.1109/TGRS.2011.2153860

    Yang, Y., A. Marshak, S. P. Palm, T. Varnai, and W. J. Wiscombe (2011). Cloud Impact on Surface Altimetry from a Spaceborne 532-nm Micropluse Photon-Counting Lidar: System Modeling for Cloudy and Clear Atmospheres Geoscience and Remote Sensing, IEEE Transactions, 49(12), 4910-4919
    10.1109/TGRS.2011.2153860

    Abdalati W., H. J. Zwally, R. Bindschadler, B. Csatho, S. L. Farrell, H. A. Fricker, D. Harding, R. Kwok, M. Lefsky, T. Markus, A. Marshak, T. Neumann, S. Palm, B. Schutz, B. Smith, J. Spinhirne, and C. Webb (2010). The ICESat-2 Laser Altimetry Mission Proc. IEEE, 98(5), 735-751
    doi:10.1109/JPROC.2009.2034765

    Palm, S., Sara T. Strey, James Spinhirne, and Thorsten Markus (2010). Influence of Arctic sea ice extent on polar cloud fraction and vertical structure and implications for regional climate J. Geophys. Res., 115(D21209), 9 Pages
    doi:10.1029/2010JD013900

    Mueller K.J., L. Di Girolamo, M. Fromm, and S. Palm (2008). Stereo observations of polar stratospheric clouds Geophys. Res. Lett., 35(L17813).
    doi:10.1029/2008GL033792

    Yang Y., A. Marshak, J.C. Chiu, W.J. Wiscombe, S. Palm, A.B. Davis, A.A. Spangenberg, L. Nguyen, J.D. Spinhirne, and P. Minnis (2008). Retrievals of thick cloud optical depth from the geoscience laser altimeter system (GLAS) by calibration of solar background signal J. Atmos. Sci, 65(11), 3513-3527
    doi:10.1175/2008JAS2744.1

    Yang Y., A. Marshak, J.C. Chiu, W.J. Wiscombe, S.P. Palm, A. B. Davis, D. A. Spangenberg, L. Nguyen, J. D. Spinhirne, and P. I. Minnis (2008). Retrievals of Thick Cloud Optical Depth from the Geoscience Laser Altimeter System (GLAS) by Calibration of Solar Background Signal J. Atmos. Sci., 3527, 65, 3513
    doi:10.1175/2008JAS2744.1

    Wylie D., E. Eloranta, J. Spinhirne, and S. Palm (2007). A Comparison of Cloud Cover Statistics from the GLAS Lidar with HIRS Journal of Climate, 20, 4968-4981

    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

    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

    Hoff R.M., J. Spinhirne, J.A. Engel-Cox, and S. Palm (2005). GLAS long-range transport observation of the 2003 California forest fire pumes to the Northeastern U.S. . Geophys. Res. Lett., 32(L22S008).
    10.1029/2005GL023723

    Lancaster R., S. Palm, and J.D. Spinhirne (2005). Laser pulse reflectance of the ocean surface from the GLAS satellite lidar Geophys. Res. Lett., 32(L22S10).
    10.1029/2005GL023732

    Palm, S., J.D. Spinhirne, and M. Fromm (2005). Observations of Antarctic polar stratospheric clouds by GLAS Geophys. Res. Lett., 32(L22S04).
    10.1029/2005GL023524

    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

    Cosma -Averseng S., C. Flamant, J. Pelon, S. Palm, and G. Schwemmer (2004). Atmospheric boundary layer and low cloud structure over the remote subtropical South Atlantic ocean: airborne/spaceborne lidar observations and numerical simulations of the easterlies-westerlies convergence region J. Geophys. Res., 108(D7), 4220-4233

    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

    Cosma-Averseng S., C. Flamant, J. Pelon, S. Palm, and G. Schwemmer (2003). The cloudy atmospheric boundary layer over the subtropical South Atlantic Ocean: Airborne-spaceborne lidar observations and numerical simulations J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 108(D7), Art. No. 4220

    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

    Palm, S., D.O. Miller, and G. Schwemmer (2001). The estimation of surface latent heat flux over the ocean and its relationship to Marine Atmospheric Boundary Layer (MABL) structure, Advances in Laser Remote Sensing E. Poly., 459-462

    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

    Karyampudi V.M., S. Palm, J. Reagan, H. Fang, W. Grant, R. Hoff, C. Moulin, H. Pierce, O. Torres, E. Browell, and S. Melfi (2000). Validation of the Saharan Dust Plume Conceptual Model Using Lidar, Meteosat and ECMWF Data Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 80, 1046-1075

    Palm, S., D. Hlavka, B. Hart, E.J. Welton, and J. Spinhirne (2000). The Atmospheric Channels of GLAS: Near Real-Time Global Lidar Remote Sensing of Clouds and Aerosols from Space 20th Internationl Laser Radar Conference

    Palm, S., D. Miller, and G.K. Schwemmer (2000). The Estimation of Surface Latent Heat Flux Over the Ocean and its Relationship to Marine Atmospheric Boundary layer (MABL) Structure 20th Internationl Laser Radar Conference

    Flamant C.N., G.K. Schwemmer, C.L. Korb, K.D. Evans, and S. Palm (1999). Pressure Measurements using an Airborne Differential Absorption Lidar. Part I: Analysis of the Systematic Error Sources J. Atmos. Oceanic Tech., Vol. 16(5), 561-574

    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

    Palm, S., G. Schwemmer, D. Vandemark, K. Evans, and D. Miller (1999). The Estimation of Surface Latent Heat Flux over the Ocean and its Relationship to Marine Atmospheric Boundary Layer (MABL) Structure SPIE's International Symposium on Optical Science, Engineering and Instrumentation

    Karyampudi V.M., S. Palm, J.A. Reagan, H. Fang, W.B. Grant, C. Moulin, H. Pierce, E.V. Browell, and S.H. Melfi (1998). Validation of LITE-derived Saharan Dust Layer Characteristics SPIE Conf. - Remote Sensing of the Atmosphere, Environment and Space

    Karyampudi V.M., S. Palm, J.A. Reagan, W.B. Grant, H. Pierce, E.V. Browell, and S.H. Melfi (1998). Validation of Saharan Dust Layer Characteristics with Lidar Observations 19th International Laser Radar Conf.

    Palm, S., D. Hagan, G. Schwemmer, and S.H. Melfi (1998). Inference of Marine Atmospheric Boundary Layer Moisture and Temperature Structure Using Airborne Lidar and Infrared Radiometer Data J. Appl. Meteor., 37, 308-324

    Palm, S. (1998). The Detection of Clouds, Aerosols and Marine Atmospheric Boundary Layer Characteristics from Simulated GLAS Data 19th International Laser Radar Conference

    Spinhirne J.D., V.S. Scott, J. Cavanaough, S. Palm, K. Manizade, J.W. Hoffman, and R.C. Grush (1998). Preliminary Spacecraft Results from the Uncooled Infrared Spectral Imaging Radiometer (ISIR) on Shuttle Mission STS-85 Proc. SPIE, 3379, 14-21

    Spinhirne J.D., V.S. Scott, J. Cavanah, S. Palm, K. Manizade, J. Hoffman, and R. Grush (1998). Prleiminary Spaceflight Results from the Uncooled Infrared Spectral Imaging Radiometer (ISIR) on Shuttle Mission STS-85 SPIE Meeting