UTSA

THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT SAN ANTONIO

DEPARTMENT OF EARTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE

Laboratory for Remote Sensing and Geoinformatics

 

Directed by  Dr. Hongjie Xie , Associate Professor

Peer-reviewed publication

          (*first author student, **first author postdoc/visiting professor)

 

  2014

Ackley, S., H. Xie, and E. Tichenor, 2014. Ocean heat flux under Antarctic sea ice in the Bellingshausen and Amundsen Seas: Two case studies. Annals of Glaciology (accepted).

Zhang G., H. Xie, T. Yao, H. Li, and S. Duan, 2014. Quantitative water resources assessment of Qinghai Lake basin using snowmelt runoff model (SRM). J. of Hydrology, doi: 10.1016/j.jhydrol.2014.08.022

Zhang G., T. Yao, H. Xie, J. Qin, Q. Ye, Y. Dai, and R. Guo, 2014. Estimating surface temperature changes of lakes in the Tibetan Plateau using MODIS LST data. Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmos., 119, doi:10.1003/2014/JD021615

Chen, S., T. Liang, H. Xie, Q. Feng, X. Huang, and H. Yu, 2014. Interrelation among climate factors, snow cover, grassland, vegetation, and lake in the Nam Co basin of the Tibetan Plateau. Journal of Applied Remote Sensing, 8(1), 084694, doi:10.1117/1.JRS.8.084694

Chen, S., Q. Yang, H. Xie, H. Zhang, P. Lu, and C. Zhou, 2014. Spatio-temporal Variations of Snow Cover in Northeast China Based on Flexible Multiday Combinations of MODIS Snow Cover Products. Journal of Applied Remote Sensing, 8(1), 084685, doi:10.1117/1.JRS.8.084685

Chu, D., H. Xie, P. Wang, J. La, J. Guo, Y. Qiu, and Z. Zheng, 2014. Snow cover variation over the Tibetan Plateau from MODIS and comparison with ground observations. Journal of Applied Remote Sensing, 8(1), 084690, doi:10.1117/1.JRS.8.084690

*Xia, W., H. Xie, and C. Ke, 2014. Assessing trend and variation of Arctic sea ice extent during 1979-2012 from a latitude perspective of ice edge. Polar Research. (accepted).

*ElHassan, A., H. Xie, A.Al-Othman, J. McClelland, H. Sharif, 2014. Water Quality Modeling in the San Antonio River Basin Driven by Radar Rainfall Data. Geomatics, Natural Hazards and Risk. (accepted).

*Chintalapudi, S., H. Sharif, and H. Xie, 2014. Sensitivity of distributed hydrologic simulations to ground and satellite based rainfall products. Water. Vol. 6:1221-1245, doi:10.3390/w6051221 (link).

Zhang, G., T. Yao, H. Xie, K. Zhang, and F. Zhu, 2014. The state and abundance of lakes across the Tibetan Plateau. Chinese Science Bulletin. DOI 10.1007/s11434-014-0258-x (link)

Wang, X., H. Xie and T. Liang. 2014. Spatiotemporal variation of snow cover from space in Northern Xinjiang. Book Chapter 6 of Water Resources Research in Northwest China, Editor: Yaning Chen. Springer, DOI:10.1007/978-94-017-8017-9 (link).

 

 2013

*Mazari, N., A.Tekeli, H.Xie, H. Sharif, and A. Hassan, 2013. Assessment of IMS and MODIS snow cover maps over Colorado Plateau. Journal of Applied Remote Sensing. Vol 7, 073540-1, doi:10.1117/I.JRS.7.07.073540 (link).

Xie, H., R. Lei, C. Ke, H. Wang, Z. Li, J. Zhao, and SF Ackley, 2013. Summer sea ice characteristics and morphology in the Pacific Arctic sector as observed during the CHINARE 2010 cruise. The Cryosphere, Vol.7: 1057-1072, doi:10.5194/tc-7-1057-2013 (link).

Feng, Q., T. Liang, X. Huang, H. Lin, H. Xie, and J. Ren, 2013. Characteristics of global potential natural vegetation distribution from 1911 to 2000 based on comprehensive sequential classification system approach. Grassland Science, Vol 58: 87-99, doi: 10.1111/grs.12016 (link)

Wang, W., T. Liang, X. Huang, Q. Feng, H. Xie, X. Liu, M. Chen, and X. Wang, 2013. Early warning of snow-caused disasters in pastoral areas on Tibetan Plateau. Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences. Vol 13(6): 1411-1425 (link).

Wang, X., Y. Chen, L. Song, X. Chen, H. Xie, and L. Liu, 2013. Analysis of lengths, water areas and volumes of the Three Gorges Reservoir at different water levels using Lnadsat images and SRTM DEM data. Quaternary International, doi: 10.1016/j.quaint.2013.03.041 (link).

Zhang, G., T. Yao, H. Xie, S. Kang, and Y. Lei, 2013. Increased mass over the Tibetan Plateau: from lakes or glaciers?. Geophysical Research Letters. doi: 10.1002/grl.50462 (link). 

*Ozsoy-Cicek, B., S. Ackley, H. Xie, D. Yi, and J. Zwally, 2013. Sea ice thickness retrieval algorithms based on in-situ surface elevation and thickness values for application to altimetry. Journal of Geophysical Research. doi: 10.1002/jgrc.20252 (link).

Xie, H., A. Tekeli, S. Ackley, D. Yi, and J. Zwally, 2013. Sea ice thickness estimations from ICESat Altimetry over the Bellingshausen and Amundsen Seas, 2003-2009, Journal of Geophysical Research, doi: 10.1002/jgrc.20179 (link).

Huang, X., H. Xie, G. Zhang, and T. Liang, 2013. A novel solution for outlier removal of ICESat altimetry data: a case study in the Yili watershed, China. Frontiers of Earth Science, doi:10.1007/s11707-013-0362-2 (link).

Miao, X., X. Qiu, S. Wu, J. Luo, D.R. Gouzie, and H. Xie, 2013. Developing efficient procedures for automated sinkhole extraction from LiDAR DEMs. Photogrammetric Engineering and Remote Sensing. Vol 79(6): 545-554.

Zhang, G., H. Xie, T. Yao, and S. Kang, 2013. Water balance estimates of ten greatest lakes in China using ICESat and Landsat data. Chinese Science Bulletin, doi:10.1007/s11434-013-5818-y (link)

Wang, X., H. Xie, N. Mazari, J. Zeitler, H. Sharif, and Weldon Hammod, 2013. Evaluation of the near-real time NEXRAD DSP Product in the evolution of heavy rain events on the Upper Guadalupe River Basin, Texas. Journal of Hydroinformatics. doi: 10.2166/hydro.2012.016 (link).

*Mazari, N., H. Xie, J. Zeitler, and H. Sharif, 2013. Validation of the NEXRAD DSP product with a dense gauge network. Journal of Hydrological Engineering. Vol 18:156-167, doi: 10.1061/(ASCE)HE.1943-5584.0000676 (link)

Sharif, H. O., S. Chintalapudi, A. Elhassan, H. Xie, and J. Zeitler, 2013. Physically-Based Hydrological Modeling of the 2002 Floods in San Antonio, Texas. Journal of Hydrological Engineering. Vol. 18: 228-236: doi:10.1061/(ASCE)HE.1943-5584.0000475 (link)

Wang, X., H. Xie, Y. Ke, SF Ackley, and L. Liu, 2013. A method to automatically determine sea level for referencing snow freeboards and computing sea ice thicknesses from NASA IceBridge airborne LIDAR. Remote Sensing of Environment, Vol. 131: 160-172. doi: 10.1016/j.rse.2012.12.022 (link)

 2012

*Zhang, G., H. Xie, T. Yao, T. Liang, and S. Kang. Snow cover dynamics of four lake basins over Tibetan Plateau using time series MODIS data (2001-2010). Water Resources Research. 48, W10529, doi:10.1029/2012WR011971 (link). This paper was among The Most Accessed/Viewed Articles in all WRR papers in 2012.

Xie, H., R. Lei, C. Ke, H. Wang, Z. Li, J. Zhao, and SF Ackley, 2012. Summer sea ice in the recent Arctic: morphological properties in the Pacific sector from the CHINARE 2010 cruise. The Cryosphere Discussion, Vol. 6: 1963-2004, doi:10.5194/tcd-6-1963-2012 (link)

Zhang, R., C. Ke, H. Xie, and B. Sun, 2012. Surface albedo measurements over sea ice in the Arctic ocean during summer 2010. Chinese Journal of Polar Research  (in Chinese with English abstract). Vol. 24(3): 299-306. doi:10.3724/SP.J.1084.2012.00299 (link)

Tao, A., C. Ke, H. Xie, B. Sun, 2012. Variation of irradiance in the Arctic pole during the summer. Spectroscopy and Spectral Analysis (in Chinese with English abstract). Vol. 32 (8): 2037-2042. doi: 10.3964/j.issn.1000-0593(2012)08-2037-06 (link)

Ke, C., H. Xie, R. Lei, Q. Li, and B. Sun, 2012. Spectral features analysis of sea ice in the Arctic Ocean. Spectroscopy and Spectral Analysis (in Chinese with English abstract). Vol. 32(4): 1081-1084. doi:10.3964/j.issn.1000-0593(2012)04-00-04 (link).

*Yue, Z., H. Xie, K. Di, and Z. Ouyang, 2012. Mapping lunar olivine using Clementine spectral indices and chemical composition parameters. ACTA GEOLOGICA SINICA, Vol. 86 (1): 65-72. doi: 10.1111/j.1755-6724.2012.00611.x.(link)

**Fan, C., H. Xie, J. Wu, and S. Birnbaum, 2012. Analysis of USGS spectral library of silicate minerals: Implication for remote sensing applications. Journal of Applied Remote Sensing. doi:10.1117/1.JRS.6.063514 (link)

Yu, H., X. Zhang, T. Liang, H. Xie, X. Wang, Q. Feng, and Q. Chen, 2012. A new approach of dynamic monitoring of 5-day snow cover extent and snow depth based on MODIS and AMSR-E data from Northern Xinjiang region. Hydrological Processes. Vol.26(20):3052-3061, doi:10.1002/hyp.8253 (link)

Liang, T, Q. Feng, J. Cao, H. Xie, H. Lin, J. Zhao, and J. Ren, 2012. Changes in global potential vegetation distributions from 1911 to 2000 as simulated by the comprehensive sequential classification system approach. Chinese Science bulletin. Vol.57(11): 1298-1310, doi:10.1007/s11434-011-4870-8 (pdf).

 

  2011

*Zhang, G., H. Xie, S. Duan, M. Tian, and D. Yi, 2011. Water level variation of Lake Qinghai from satellite and in-situ measurements under climate change. Journal of Applied Remote Sensing. doi:10.1117/1.3601363. (link)

*Zhang, G., H. Xie, S. Kang, D. Yi, and S.F. Ackley, 2011. Monitoring lake level changes on the Tibetan Plateau using ICESat altimetry data (2003-2009). Remote Sensing of Environment. Vol.115(7): 1733-1742. doi:10.1016/j.rse.2011.03.005 (link)

Xie, H., X. Zhang, B. Yu, and H. Sharif, 2011. Performance evaluation of interpolation methods for incorporating rain gauge measurements into NEXRAD precipitation data: A case study in the Upper Guadalupe River Basin. Hydrological Processes. Vol 25(24): 3711-3720. doi:10.1002/hyp.8096 (link)

**Tekeli, A.E., S. Kern, S.F. Ackley, B. Ozsoy-Cicek, H. Xie, 2011. Summer Antarctic sea ice as seen by ASAR and AMSR-E and observed during two IPY field cruises: A case study. Annals of Glaciology 52(57), 57A091: 327-336 (link).

*Ozsoy-Cicek, B., S.F. Ackley, A. Worby, H. Xie, and J. Lieser, 2011. Antarctic sea ice extents and concentrations: Comparison of satellite and ship measurements from IPY cruises. Annals of Glaciology 52 (57), 57A127: 318-326

Weissling, B. P. and S. F. Ackley 2011.  Antarctic sea ice altimetry: Scale and resolution effects on derived ice thickness distribution, Annals of Glaciology 52(57), 57A093: 225-235

Kern, S., B. Ozsoy-Cicek, S. Willmes, M. Nicolaus, C. Haas, and S. Ackley, 2011. An intercomparison between AMSR-E snow-depth and satellite C- and Ku-band radar backscatter data for Antarctic sea ice.  Annals of Glaciology 52(57), 57A115: 279-290

*Gao, Y., H. Xie, and T. Yao, 2011. Developing snow cover parameters maps from MODIS, AMSR-E and blended snow products. Photogrammetric Engineering and Remote Sensing. Vol 77(4):351-361 (link)

*Huang, X.D., H. Xie, T.G. Liang, D. Yi, 2011. Estimating vertical error of SRTM and map-based DEMs using ICESat altimetry data in eastern Tibetan Plateau. International J. of Remote Sensing, Vol 32(18): 5177-5196. DOI: 10.1080/01431161.2010.495092 (link).

 

 

Papers on Deep Sea Research II Special Issue on Antarctic Sea Ice Research during IPY 2007-2009:

(UTSA logo on cover page of the issue)

 

Worby, A.P., K.M. Meiners, S.F. Ackley, 2011. Antarctic sea-ice zone research during the International Polar Year, 2007-2009. Deep-Sea Research II, doi:10.1016/j.dsr2.2011.01.001 (link)

*Lewis, M. J., Tison, J. L., Weissling, B., Delille, B., Ackley, S. F., Brabant, F., Xie, H., 2011. Sea ice and snow cover characteristics during the winter-spring transition in the Bellingshausen Sea: an overview of SIMBA 2007, Deep Sea Research II , doi:10.1016/j.dsr2.2010.10.027 (link)

Xie, H., S.F. Ackley, D. Yi, H.J. Zwally, P. Wagner, B. Weissling, M. Lewis, K. Ye, 2011. Sea ice thickness distribution of the Bellingshausen Sea from surface measurements and ICESat altimetry. Deep Sea Research Part II, doi:10.1016/j.dsr2.2010.10.038 (link)

Fritsen, C.H., E.D. Wirthlin, D.K. Momberg, M.J Lewis, S.F. Ackley, 2011. Bio-optical properties of Antarctic pack ice in the early austral spring. Deep-Sea Research II, doi:10.1016/j.dsr2.2010.10.028 (link)

*Ozsoy-Cicek, B., Kern, S., Ackley, S.F., Xie, H., Tekeli, A.E., 2011. Intercomparisons of Antarctic sea ice properties from ship observations, active and passive microwave satellite observations in the Bellingshausen Sea. Deep Sea Research II, doi:10.1016/j.dsr2.2010.10.031. (link).

Weissling, B., Lewis, M.J., Ackley, S.F., 2011. Sea ice thickness and mass at Ice Station Belgica, Bellingshausen Sea, Antarctica. Deep Sea Research II, doi:10.1016/j.dsr2.2010.10.032 (link).

Vancoppenolle,M.,R.Timmermann, S.F. Ackley, T. Fichefet, H. Goosse, P. Heil, K.C. Leonard, J. Lieser, M. Nicolaus, T. Papakyriakou, J.L. Tison, 2011. Assessmentr of radiation forcing data sets for large-scale sea ice models in the southern ocean. Deep-Sea Research II, doi:10.1016/j.dsr2.2010.10.039 (link)

DeLiberty, T.L., C.A. Geiger, S.F. Ackley,A.P. Worby, M.L. Van Woert, 2011. Estimating the Annual Cycle of Sea-Ice Thickness and Volume in the Ross Sea. Deep-Sea Research II, doi:10.1016/j.dsr2.2010.12.005 (link)

 

 2010

*Schnur, M., H. Xie, and X. Wang, 2010. Estimating root zone soil moisture at distant sites using MODIS NDVI and EVI in a semi-arid region of southwestern USA. Ecological Informatics. Doi: 10.1016/j.ecoinf.2010.05.001 (link)

*Yue, Z., H. Xie, J. Liu, and Z. Ouyang, 2010. Potential origination of gullies developed on sand dunes and its implications to gullies on crater rims. Earth Science-Journal of China University of Geosciences, Vol 35(2): 291-301, doi:10.3799/dqkx.2010.030 (link).

*Gao, Y., H. Xie, T. Yao, and C. Xue, 2010. Integrated assessment on multi-temporal and multi-sensor combination for reducing cloud obscuration of MODIS snow cover products at the Pacific Northwestern USA. Remote Sensing of Environment, Vol 114(8): 1662-1675. doi:10.1016/j.rse.2010.02.017 (link).

*Gao, Y., H. Xie, N. Lu, T. Yao, and T. Liang, 2010. Toward advanced daily cloud-free snow cover and snow water equivalent products from Terra-Aqua MODIS & Aqua AMSR-E measurements. Journal of Hydrology, Vol385 (1-4):23-35. doi:10.1016/j.jhydrol.2010.01.022 (link).

Xie, H., N.B. Chang, A. Daranpob, and D. Prado, 2010. Assessing the long-term urban heat island in San Antonio, Texas based on MODIS Aqua data. Journal of Applied Remote Sensing, Vol 4, 043508, doi:10.1117/1.3335611 (link).

Sharif, H. O., A. A. Hassan, S. Bin-Shafique, H. Xie, and J. Zeitler, 2010. Hydrologic Modeling of an Extreme Flood in the Guadalupe River in Texas. J. of American Water Resources Association, 46(5): 881-891, DOI: 10.1111/j.1752-1688.2010.00459.x (link).

Sharif, H. O., L. Sparks, A. A. Hassan, J. Zeitler, and H. Xie, 2010. Application of a distributed hydrologic model to the November 17, 2004 Flood of Bull Creek Watershed, Austin, Texas. J. of Hydrologic Engineering Vol 15(8):651-657, DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)HE,1943-5584.0000228 (link).

**Zhu, M, H, Xie, and H. Guan, 2010. Algorithm development for Martian atmospheric correction and spatiotemporal variation study of atmospheric profiles. MARS, The International Journal of Mars Science and Exploration. Vol 5, 61-67, DOI: 10.1555/mars.2010.0002 (link).

**Fan, C., H. Xie, D. Schulze-Makuch, S.F. Ackley, 2010. A formation mechanism for hematite-rich spherules on Mars. Planetary and Space Science 58(3):401-410, doi:10.1016/j.pss.2009.11.001 (link).

  2009

Xie, H., X. Wang, and T. Liang, 2009. Development and assessment of combined Terra and Aqua snow cover products in Colorado Plateau, USA and northern Xinjiang, China. Journal of Applied Remote Sensing, Vol 3, 033559, doi:10.1117/1.3265996  (link)

Ainley, D., G. Ballard, LK Blight, S. Ackley, SD Emslie, A. Lescroel, S. Olmastroni, et al. 2009. Impacts of cetaceans on the structure of Southern Ocean food webs. Marine Mammal Science, DOI: 10.1111/j.1748-7692.2009.00337.x (pdf)

**Guan, H., J.L. Wilson, H. Xie, 2009, A cluster-optimizing regression-based approach for precipitation spatial downscaling in mountainous terrain. Journal of Hydrology, Vol 375: 578-588, doi:10.1016/j.jhydrol.2009.07.007 (link)

*Wang, X. and H. Xie, 2009. New methods for studying the spatiotemporal variation of snow cover based on combination products of MOIDS Terra and Aqua. Journal of Hydrology, Vol 371:192-200. doi:10.1016/j.jhydrol.2009.03.028 (link).

*Weissling, B., S.F. Ackley, P. Wagner, and H. Xie, 2009. EISCAM - Digital image acquisition and processing for sea ice parameters from ships. Cold Regions Science and Technology, 57(1): 49-60. doi:10.1016/j.coldregions.2009.01.001 (link).

*Weissling, B. and H. Xie. MODIS biophysical states and NEXRDA precipitation in statistical evaluation of antecedent moisture condition and streamflow. Journal of the American Water Resources Association, 45(2): 419-433, DOI: 10.1111/j.1752-1688.2009.00300.x, (link)

**Guan, H., H. Hsu, O. Makhnin, H. Xie, and J. Wilson, 2009. Examination of selected atmospheric and orographic effects on monthly precipitation of Taiwan using the ASOADeK model. International Journal of Climatology, Vol 29 (8): 1171-1181, doi:10.1002/joc.1762 (link)

Zhou, X., H. Guan, H. Xie, and J.L. Wilson, 2009. Analysis and optimization of NDVI definitions and areal fraction models in remote sensing of vegetation. International Journal of Remote Sensing, Vol. 30(3): 721-751,  DOI: 10.1080/01431160802392620. (pdf)

*Ozsoy-Cicek, B., H. Xie, S.F. Ackley, and K. Ye, 2009. Antarctic summer sea ice concentration and extent: comparison of ODEN 2006 ship observations, satellite passive microwave and NIC sea ice charts. The Cryosphere, Vol.3 (1): 1-9 (link).

*Wang, X., H. Xie, T. Liang, X. Huang, 2009. Comparison and Validation of MODIS Standard and New Combination of Terra and Aqua Snow Cover Products in Northern Xinjiang, China. Hydrological Processes, Vol.23 (3): 419-429. doi: 10.1002/hyp.7151 (link)

**Fan, C., D. Schulze-Makuch, H. Xie, and N. Lu, 2009. Investigation of water signatures at gully-exposed sites on Mars by hyperspectral image analysis.  Planetary and Space Science, Vol.57 (1): 93-104. doi:10.1016/j.pss.2008.10.011 (link)

*Weissling, B.P., H. Xie, and K. Murray, 2009. Evaluation of NRCS curve number and MODIS time series proxies for antecedent moisture condition. Civil Engineering and Environmental Systems, Vol.26 (1): 85-101, doi: 10.1080/10286600802005356 (link).

Xie, H., 2009. Using remote sensing and GIS technology for an improved decision support: A case study of residential water use in El Paso, Texas. Civil Engineering and Environmental Systems, Vol.26 (1): 53-63, doi: 10.1080/10286600802003666 (link).

 

  2008

*Weissling B. and H. Xie, 2008. Proximal watershed validation of a remote sensing-based streamflow estimation model. Journal of Applied Remote Sensing. Vol. 2, 023549, DOI:10.1117/1.3043664  (link) (pdf).

Qiang, Z. Q. Yao, W. Lejun, Y. Zhao, J. Guao, Z. Zeng, and H. Xie, 2008. The annular stress thermal field of satellite thermal infrared prior-earthquakes. (in Chinese with English abstract). ACTA Geoscientica SINICA, Vol 29: 486-494 (pdf).

Liang, T., X. Zhang, H. Xie, C. Wu, Q. Feng, X. Huang, and Q. Chen, 2008. Toward improved daily snow cover mapping with advanced combination of MODIS and AMSR-E measurements. Remote Sensing of Environment, Vol 112(10): 3750-3761, doi:10.1016/j.rse.2008.05.010 (pdf)

Ackley, S.F., M.J. Lewis, C.H. Fritsen, and H. Xie, 2008. Internal melting in Antarctic sea ice: development of "Gap Layers". Geophysical Research Letters, 35, L11503, doi:10.1029/2008GL033644. (editor's choice for the June issue's cover page and editor's highlight) (link)

Xie, H., H. Guan, M. Zhu, M. Thueson, S.F. Ackley, and Z. Yue, 2008. A conceptual model for explanation of albedo changes in Martian craters. Planetary and Space Science, Vol 56/7: 887-894, doi:10.1016/j.pss.2008.01.012 (link).

Worby, A., C.A. Geiger, M.J. Paget, M.L. Van Woert, S.F. Ackley, T.L. DeLiberty 2008, The thickness distribution of Antarctic sea ice, Jl. of  Geophys. Res. Vol. 113, C05S92, doi:10.1029/2007JC004254. (pdf)

*Wang, X., H. Xie, H. Sharif, and J. Zeitler, 2008. Validating NEXRDA MPE and Stage III precipitation products for uniform rainfall on the Upper Guadalupe River Basin of the Texas Hill Country. Journal of Hydrology, Vol. 348(1-2): 73-86, doi: 10.1016/j.jhydrol.2007.09.057 (link)

*Wang, X., H. Xie, and T. Liang, 2008. Evaluation of MODIS snow cover and cloud mask and its applications in northern Xinjiang, China. Remote Sensing of Environment, doi:10.1016/j.rse.2007.05.016, Vol 112(4): 1497-1513 (link).

**Guan, H., H. Xie, and M. Zhu, 2008. Canopy blockage and scattering effects on apparent soil spectral reflectance and its consequence in spectral mixture analysis of vegetated surfaces. International Journal of Remote Sensing, doi:10.1080/01431160701469081, Vol 29 (12):3509-3522 (pdf)

 

 2007

Ainley, D., G.Ballard, S.F. Ackley, et al, 2007.  Paradigm Lost, or is top-down forcing no longer significant in the Antarctic marine ecosystem?  Ant. Science, 19(3) 283-290 (pdf)

*Weissling, B.P., H.Xie, and K.E.Murray, 2007. A multitemporal remote sensing approach to parsimonious streamflow modeling in a southcentral Texas watershed, USA. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences Discussions, 4, 1-33 (a discussion paper).

*Wang, X., H. Xie, H. Guan, and X. Zhou, 2007. Different responses of MODIS-derived NDVI to root-zone soil moisture in semi-arid and humid regions. Journal of Hydrology, Vol. 340: 12-24, doi: 10.1016/j.jhydrol.2007.03.022 (link).

Xie, H., Y.Q. Tian, J.A. Granillo, G.R. Keller, 2007. Suitable remote sensing method and data for mapping and measuring active crop field. International Journal of Remote Sensing, Vol. 28(2): 395-411 (pdf).

 2006

Sharif, H. O., D. Yates, R. Roberts, and C. Mueller, 2006. The Use of an Automated Now-Casting System to Forecast Flash Floods in an Urban Watershed, J. of Hydrometeorology, doi: 10.1175/JHM482.1.

Xie, H., X. Zhou, J. Hendrickx, E. Vivoni, H. Guan, Y. Tian, and E. Small, 2006, comparison of NEXRAD Stage III and gauge precipitation estimates in central New Mexico , Journal of the American Water Resources Association, 42(1): 237-256 (pdf)

Xie, H. and R.G. Keller, 2006, Fusion of Landsat and radar data to enhance the extraction of surface and subsurface information, in Sinha, A.K., ed., Geoinformatics: Data to Knowledge: Geological Society of American Special Paper 397, p. 141-151, doi:10.1130/2006.2397(10) (pdf).

  2005

Knuth, M.A. and S.F. Ackley, 2006.  Summer and early fall sea ice concentration in the Ross Sea: Comparison of in situ ASPeCt observations and satellite passive microwave estimates. Annals of Glac., Vol.44, No.1, pp.303-309.

Zhou, X., H. Xie, J. Hendrickx, 2005, Statistical evaluation of MODIS snow cover products with constraints from streamflow and  SNOTEL measurement. Remote Sensing of Environment, Vol.94 (2), pp214-231 (pdf).

Xie, H., X. Zhou, E. Vivoni, J. Hendrickx, and E. Small, 2005, GIS Based NEXRAD Precipitation Database: automated approaches for data processing and visualization , Computers and Geosciences, Vol.31 (1), pp 65-76 (pdf). The Most Cited Article 2005-2010 of the Journal.

Guan, H., J.L. Wilson, and O. Makhnin, 2005. Geostatistical mapping of mountain precipitation incorporating auto-searched effects of terrain and climatic characteristics, Journal of Hydrometeorology, Vol.6(6): 1018-1031 (pdf).

Guan, H., E. R. Vivoni, and J. L. Wilson (2005), Effects of atmospheric teleconnections on seasonal precipitation in mountainous regions of the southwestern U.S.: A case study in northern New Mexico, Geophys. Res. Lett., 32, L23701, doi:10.1029/2005GL023759. (pdf)

 

  2004

Dai M., H. H. Shen, M. A. Hopkins, S. F. Ackley, 2004. Wave rafting and the equilibrium pancake ice cover thickness. J. Geophys. Res., 109, C07023, doi:10.1029/2003JC002192

Xie, H., G. R. Keller, and Richard P. Langford, 2004 , AIRSAR/TOPSAR Image Processing and Interpretation: an application example in far west Texas, USA. Geocarto International, Vol. 19, No. 3, pp. 33-41.

 

  2003 and before

Xie, H., N. Hicks, G. R. Keller, H. Huang, V. Kreinovich, 2003, An IDL/ENVI Implementation of the FFT Based Algorithm for Automatic Image Registration , (downloading source code and test datasets from here maintained by the Journal), Computers and Geosciences, Vol. 29, pp. 1045-1055. (pdf)

Xie, H., J. Li, D. Liu, Y. Zhang, S. Huang, J. Fen, 1999 , Hyperspectral Image Processing and Application Study in Miaoershan District (in Chinese with English abstract), Journal of Uranium Geology, Vol.15, pp. 47-54.

Rong, J., M. Feng, Z. Sun, Z. Xu, and H. Xie, 1997, Pegmatite-type Uranium Mineralization and Reginal Zonation of Pegmatite Swarm in North Qinling (in Chinese with English abstract), Geoscience Research, Vol. 29-30, pp. 76-88 .

Xie, H. and J. He, 1997, Application of Radioactivity-Remote Sensing Techniques to Uranium Metallogenic Environment Analyses and Prospective Prognosis in Anshan-Benxi Area, Liaoning Province, China (in Chinese with English abstract),  Journal of Uranium Geology, Vol. 13, pp. 95-100.

Feng, M., J. Rong, Z. Sun, Z. Xu, H. Xie, 1996, The Formation Mechanism and Prognosis on the Prospect of Pegmatite Type Uranium Deposit in Northern Qinling of China (in Chinese), China Nuclear Science and Technology Report CNIC-01128 and BRIUG-0034 (Monograph), 9 p.

Feng Mingyue, Rong Jiashu, Sun Zhifu, Xu Ziyang, Xie Hongjie, 1996. Pegmatite Type Uranium Deposit of Northern Qinling (in Chinese), ISBN 7-5022-1591-3, Published by China Atomic Energy Press . 144 p

 

Peer-reviewed conference papers:

 

Roberto Araiza, Hongjie Xie, Scott A. Starks, and Vladik Kreinovich, 2002. Automatic Referencing of Multi-Spectral Images , Proceedings of 15th IEEE Southwest Symposium on Image Analysis and Interpretation, April 7-9, Santa Fe, New Mexico. pp. 21-25 .

LeMone, D.V., R. L. Dodge, H. Xie, R. P. Langford, G. R. Keller, 2002, Remote Sensing Analysis of the Sierra Blanca (Faskin Ranch) Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal Site, Hudspeth County, Texas,   Proceedings of  2002 Waste Management. Tucson, Arizona. 18 p.

Srikrishnan, S., R. Araiza, H. Xie,  S. A. Starks, and V. Kerinovich, 2001,   Automatic Referencing of Satellite and Radar Images, Proceedings  of the 2001 IEEE Systems, Man, and Cybernetics  Conference, October 7-10, Tucson, Arizona. pp. 2176-2181 .

LeMone, D.V., R. L. Dodge,   H. Xie,  G.R.Keller, 2001, Remote  Sensing Analysis of the Fort Hancock Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal Site,  Hudspeth County, Texas,   Proceedings of 2001 Waste Management. Tucson, Arizona. 20 p.

David V. LeMone, Petr Vaganov, Stanislav Turchenko, Rebecca Dodge, and Hongjie Xie, 2000, The Salmi Complex of Karelia, northwestern Russia: Potential High-level Radioactive Waste Repository ,  Proceedings of 2000 Waste Management. Tucson, Arizona. 11 p..

 

 

 

 


 

Conference proceedings publications/presentations

 

          (*first author student, **first author postdoc/visiting professor)

 

 2011

*Zhang, G., H., Xie, and G. Yang, 2011. Seasonal snow cover variations in the Nam Co basin of of Tibetan Plateau using MODIS data. 2011 19th International Conference on Geoinformatics. doi: 10.1109/GeoInformatics.2011.5980902.(link)

 2010

*Zhang, G., H., Xie, and M. Zhu, 2010. Water level changes of two Tibetan lakes Nam Co and Selin Co from ICESat altimetry data. 2010 second IITA International Conference on Geoscience and Remote sensing (IITA-GRS), doi:10.1109/IITA-GRS.2010.5602644 (link) 

 2009

The 40th LPSC:

Xu, D., Z. Zeng, Z. Yue, J. Wang, Z. Zhang, S. Birnbaum, H. Xie, and D. Yan. A case study of an application of fractal theory to gully's alcove on Mars. 40th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, abs#2481, March 23-27, Houston City, Texas. 2 p. (link)

**Zeng, Z., Z. Zhang, S. Birnbaum, H. Xie, W. Yang. Global dynamical significance of zigzag fractures in south polar ice cap of Mars. 40th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, abs#1225, March 23-27, Houston City, Texas. 2 p. (link)

**Fan, C., H. Xie, D. Schulze-Makuch, and S. Ackley. A likely formation mechanism for the hematite-rich spherules in the equatorial region of western Mars. 40th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, abs#1470, March 23-27, Houston City, Texas. 2 p. (link)

Xiao, Z., Z. Zeng, H. Xie, S. Birnbaum, and Z. Zhang. A preliminary study on the effect of Linar-dust movement on the Lunar magnetic field. 40th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, abs#1227, March 23-27, Houston City, Texas. 2 p. (link)

 

 2008

Hendrickx, JMH, H Xie, JBJ Harrison, B. Borchers and J Simunek, 2008. Global prediction of thermal soil regimes, SPIE Defense and Security Symposium 2008 proceedings 6953-33 Vol 9 (10 p.)

 

The 39th LPSC:

 

**Zeng, Z., N.E. Putzig, H. Xie, S. Birnbaum, S.F. Ackley, and L. Liu, 2008. Evidence of fractures in NPLD and their significance to the formation of Martian polar spiral troughs. 39th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, abs#2179, March 10-14, League City, Texas. 2 p. (pdf)

**Zeng, Z., H. Xie, S.J. Birnbaum, S.F. Ackley and L. Liu, 2008. A structural solution for the formation of dunes in the Martian polar region. 39th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, abs#2050, March 10-14, League City, Texas. 2 p. (pdf)

 

  2007

*Thueson, M.A. and H.Xie, 2007. Water ice and carbon dioxide ice interactions: crater investigations in residual north polar ice cap. The Seventh International Conference on Mars. July 9-13, Pasadena, CA. 3p. (pdf)

Xie, H., S. Ackley, Z. Zeng, F. Qiu, 2007. Permafrost and its implication in 'Louth' crater (70.5N, 103.2E) of Mars. The Seventh International Conference on Mars. July 9-13, Pasadena, CA. 4p. (pdf)

**Zeng, Z., H. Xie, S. Birnbaum, L. Liu, W. Yang, 2007. New insight on the origin of spiral troughs in Martian polar ice caps. The Seventh International Conference on Mars. July 9-13, Pasadena, CA. 4p. (pdf)

 

The 38th LPSC:

 

Ackley, S.F., P. Wagner, and H. Xie, 2007. Sea ice ridging and rafting structures: is the microstructural controlled transition from ductile to brittle behavior on Earth also seen on Mars? 38th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, abs#2035, March 12-16, League City, Texas. 2 p. (pdf)

*Thueson, M. and H. Xie, 2007. Water ice investigation in crater of residual polar region using THEMIS data. 38th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, abs#2355, March 12-16, League City, Texas. 2 p. (pdf).

*Wagner, P., H. Xie, M. Zhu, and H. Guan, 2007. Using OMEGA data to determine the optical depths of water vapor absorption bands in the Martian atmosphere. 38th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, abs#2065, March 12-16, League City, Texas. 2 p. (pdf)

Xie, H., H. Guan, M. Zhu, and M. Thueson, 2007. A conceptual model of H2O/CO2 frost sublimation and condensation caused albedo change in crater interiors, Martian seasonal polar cap regions. 38th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, abs#2079, March 12-16, League City, Texas. 2 p. (pdf)

*Yue, Z., H. Xie, J. Liu, and Z. Ouyang, 2007. An introduction of Chinese Lunar exploration program. 38th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, abs#2082, March 12-16, League City, Texas. 2 p. (pdf)

**Zeng, Z., S. Birnbaum, H. Xie, Li Liu, M. Zhu, W. Yang, 2007. Three-dimensional numerical modeling of Tharsis Binucleus-type vortex structure on Mars. 38th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, abs#1210, March 12-16, League City, Texas. 2 p. (pdf)

 

  2006

*Cicek, B. and H. Xie. 2006. Elevation and freeboard changes of Ross Sea ice and ice shelf using ICESat. IEEE IGARSS, July 31-August 04, Denver, CO. 4 p. (pdf)

*Weissling, B.P., 2006. Assessment, priorization, and monitoring of an ecosystem's environmental services: a modeling approach with remote sensing and GIS. ASPRS annual meeting, May 1-5, Reno, Nevada. 8 p.

*Wang, X., H. Guan, and H. Xie, 2006. Estimation of root-zone soil moisture using MODIS-derived NDVI in semiarid and humid conditions. ASPRS annual meeting, May 1-5, Reno, Nevada. 9 p.

 

The 37th LPSC:

 

Xie, H., M. Zhu, H. Guan, and R.K. Smith, 2006. Isolated water ice in an unnamed crater away from the residual north polar cap of mars: the only one? 37th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, abs#1764, March 13-17, League City, Texas. 2 p. (pdf)

**Zhu, M., H. Xie, H. Guan, and R.K. Smith, 2006. Mineral and lithologic mapping of martian low albedo regions using OMEGA data. 37th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, abs#2173, March 13-17, League City, Texas. 2 p. (pdf)

**Guan, H., H. Xie, and M. Zhu, 2006. Development of an alternative Martian atmospheric correction algorithm for OMEGA/Mars Express imagery. 37th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, abs#1934, March 13-17, League City, Texas. 2 p. (pdf)

 

 

  2005

*Weissling, B., H. Xie, P. Jurena, 2005. Early detection of oak wilt disease: A hyperspectral approach, Proceedings of the Pecora 16 Global Priorities in Land Remote Sensing, October 23-27, Sioux Falls, South Dakota. 7 p.

Xie, H., H. Guan, and S. Ytuarte, 2005. Heat island of San Antonio, Texas detected by MODIS/Aqua temperature product. Proceedings of the 2oth Biennial Workshop on Aerial Photography, Videography, High Resolution Digital Imagery for Resource Assessment. Weslaco, TX, October 4-6, 2005. 7 p. (pdf)

*Cabico, L. and H. Xie, 2005. Correlation analysis of fuel moisture content from Remote Automated Weather Stations and MODIS-derived vegetation indices, West Texas High desert. Proceedings of the 2oth Biennial Workshop on Aerial Photography, Videography, High Resolution Digital Imagery for Resource Assessment. Weslaco, TX, October 4-6, 2005. 10 p.

*Wang, X., H. Guan, and H. Xie, 2005. The response of MODIS-derived NDVI to root-zone soil moisture in semi-arid and humid climate conditions. Proceedings of the 2oth Biennial Workshop on Aerial Photography, Videography, High Resolution Digital Imagery for Resource Assessment. Weslaco, TX, October 4-6, 2005. 10 p.

*Owojori, A. and H. Xie, 2005. Landsat image-based LULC changes of San Antonio, Texas using advanced atmospheric correction and object-oriented image analysis approaches, Proceedings of the 5th International Symposium on Remote Sensing of Urban Areas (URS2005), March 14-16, Tempe, Arizona. 4 p.

 

 

 


 

Conference abstracts/presentations

          (*first author student, **first author postdoc/visiting professor)

 

 2012

*Xia, W., H. Xie, and S. Ackley, 2012. Assessing trend and variation of Arctic ice extent during 1979-2010 from an ice edge latitude perspective. 42nd International Arctic Workshop, Winter Park, Colorado, March 7-9.

 2011

Fall AGU:

 

Ackley, S., D. Perovich, B. Weissling, B. Elder, 2011. Summer and Fall Sea Ice Processes in the Amundsen Sea: Bottom melting, surface flooding and snow ice formation. AGU Fall meeting, San Francisco, CA, December  5-9.

*Arricale, A., H. Xie, J. Bolten, G. Zhang, 2011. Analysis of Lake Level and Temperature Variation in the Great Salt Lake using ICESat, MODIS, and In-Situ Data. AGU Fall meeting, San Francisco, CA, December  5-9.

*Cardenas, B., H. Xie, 2011. Observations of change in surface characteristics of the Louth crater using HiRISE and CTX images. AGU Fall meeting, San Francisco, CA, December 5-9.

*Colby, A., B. Weissling, H. Xie, 2011. Glacial Delineation and Ice Retreat on Pico de Orizaba, Mexico. AGU Fall meeting, San Francisco, CA, December 5-9.

*Hassan, A., H. Xie, J. McClelland, H. Sharif, 2011. Simulating surface runoff and water quality in San Antonio river basin using SWAT model from 1/1/2008 to 6/2/2010. AGU Fall meeting, San Francisco, CA, December  5-9

*Mazari, N., H. Sharif, H. Xie, J. Zeitler, 2011. Vertical Variability of Radar Reflectivity and its Impact on Radar Rainfall Estimation. AGU Fall meeting, San Francisco, CA, December  5-9.

*Perez, T., H. Xie, A. Yun, O. Osidele, 2011. Developing Land-use, Land Cover Maps for the Arroyo Colorado Study Area for 2001 and 2008. AGU Fall meeting, San Francisco, CA, December  5-9.

*Prado, D., S. Ackley, H. Xie, 2011. ENVIsat and ASPeCt correlation based on in situ Antarctica Sea Ice measurements. AGU Fall meeting, San Francisco, CA, December  5-9.

*Williams, S., S. Ackley, H. Xie, B. Holt, 2011. Algorithms for computing Arctic ice thickness from space and airborne lidars and radars. AGU Fall meeting, San Francisco, CA, December  5-9.

Wang, X., H. Xie, S. Ackley, 2011. Snow depth and sea ice thickness from 2009 and 2010 IceBridge ATM data in the Weddell Sea and the Bellingshausen Seas in Antarctica. AGU Fall meeting, San Francisco, CA, December  5-9.

Xie, H., R. Lei, C. Ke, Z. Li, W. Xia, S. Ackley, 2011. Marginal ice zone dynamics in the Arctic Pacific Sector from the CHINARE-2010 cruise and AMSR-E data. AGU Fall meeting, San Francisco, CA, December  5-9.

*Zhang, G., H. Xie, T. Yao, Y. Gao, 2011. Time-series and seasonal snow cover variations in four basins of Tibetan Plateau using MODIS data (2000-2010). AGU Fall meeting, San Francisco, CA, December  5-9.

 

OTHERS:

 

Kouba, E. and H. Xie, 2011. Processing and analysis of chlorophyll-a concentrations in the Gulf of Mexico. The 3rd NASA Carbon Cycle & Ecosystems Joint Science Workshop, Alexandria, Virginia, October 3 - 7.

Xie, H., Remote sensing of polar sea ice, 2011. 19th International Conference on Geoinformatics. Shanghai, China, June 24-26.

Xie, H., C. Ke, R. Lei, J. Zhao, Z. Li, S. Ackley, and the sea ice team, 2011. Summer sea ice thickness in the Pacific Arctic sector from the CHINARE-2010 cruise: A potentially valuable dataset for Cal/Val of CryoSat sea ice thickness estimation. Gordon Research Conference-Polar Marine Science, Ventura, CA, March 20-25.

Xia, W., H. Xie, S. Ackley, 2011. Arctic sea ice from ship-based observations, AMSR-E ice concentration and NIC ice chart for the Pacific Arctic sector and the entire Arctic Ocean 2010. Gordon Research Conference-Polar Marine Science, Ventura, CA, March 20-25.

Xie, H., C. Ke, R. Lei, J. Zhao, Z. Li, S. Ackley, and the sea ice team, 2011. Summer sea ice thickness in the Pacific Arctic sector from the CHINARE-2010 cruise: A potentially valuable dataset for Cal/Val of CryoSat sea ice thickness estimation. 2011 CryoSat Validation Workshop, Frascati/Romi, Italy, Feb 1-3.

 

 

 

 2010 

 

Fall AGU:

 

**Fan, C., H. Xie, D. Shen, 2010. Validation and comparison of SRTM and ASTER/GDEM in the Tibetan Plateau using ICESat/GLAS data. AGU Fall meeting, San Francisco, CA, December 13-17.

Qiang, Z., J. Qiang, Z. Zeng, J. Wang, H. Xie, 2010. Short-term and Imminent Precursors of Haiti M7.0 Earthquake: Earth Degassing and Thermal Vortex Rotated Movement. AGU Fall meeting, San Francisco, CA, December 13-17.

*Zhang, G., H. Xie, S. Kang, S.F. Ackley, 2010. Lake level changes on the Tibetan. AGU Fall meeting, San Francisco, CA, December 13-17.  

*Chintalapudi, S., H., Xie, and H. Sharif, 2010. Spatiotemporal distribution of Chl a in the Gulf of Mexico based on MODIS geophysical products. AGU Fall meeting, San Francisco, CA, December 13-17.

Xie, H., R. Lei, W. Huang, C. Ke, Z. Li, and S. Ackley, and Sea Ice Team, 2010. Summer sea ice in the Pacific Arctic sector form the CHINARE-2010 cruise. AGU Fall meeting, San Francisco, CA, December 13-17.

 

OTHERS:

 

** Tekeli, A., S. Ackley, B. Ozsoy-Cicek, S. Kern, H. Xie, 2010. Monitoring sea ice by ASAR and validating with cruise field data for Antarctica. International Polar Year Oslo Science Conference, Oslo, Norway, Jun 8-12.

*Ozsoy-Cicek, S.F. Ackley, A. Worby, H. Xie, J. Lieser, 2010. Antarctic sea ice extents and concentrations: Comparison of satellite and ship measurements from IPY cruises. International Polar Year Oslo Science Conference, Oslo, Norway, Jun 8-12.

*Ozsoy-Cicek, B., S.F. Ackley, H. Xie, 2010. Sea ice thickness distribution derived from surface elevation and compared to measured thickness values obtained during Antarctic cruises. International Symposium on Sea ice, IGS, Tromso, Norway, May 31-Jun 4.

Xie, H., M. Chierici, B. Ozsoy-Cicek, A. Fransson, S. Ackley, 2010. Air-ice-ocean interactions for the west Antarctic summer sea ice region from three Oden cruises 2006-2008. International Symposium on Sea ice, IGS, Tromso, Norway, May 31-Jun 4.

*Lewis, M.J., S.F., Ackley, H. Xie, 2010. Melt-pond formation on sea ice: the Antarctic paradox. International Symposium on Sea ice, IGS, Tromso, Norway, May 31-Jun 4.

*Prado D. and H. Xie, 2010. Remote sensing urban heat-island phenomenon in four Texas cities. ASPRS Annual Conference, San Diego, CA, April 26-30.

 

 

  2009 

 

Fall AGU:

 

*Ozsoy-Cicek, B., S.F. Ackley, H. Xie and A. Tekeli, 2009. Antarctic sea ice thickness predicted from surface elevation: a comparison to measured values. AGU Fall meeting, San Francisco, CA, December 14-18.

Tison, J., N. Geilfus, F. Brabant, S.F. Ackley, K.M. Golden, A.P. Worby, C.H. Fristen, B. Delille, 2009. Physico-Chemical Properties and CO2 fluxes at a frost-flower station in the Bellingshausen Sea, Antarctica (SIMBA). AGU Fall meeting, San Francisco, CA, December 14-18

Xie, H. Y. Gao, T. Yao, T. Liang, 2009. Estimating snow cover onset date, end date, and duration from MODIS, AMSR-E, and blended snow cover products. AGU Fall meeting, San Francisco, CA, December 14-18

 

 

ASPRS/MAPPS Fall Conference:

 

*Ozsoy-Cicek, B., S. Kern, S. Ackley, H. Xie, A. Tekeli, 2009. Intercomparisons of Antarctic sea ice properties from ship observations, active and passive microwave satellite observations in the Bellingshausen Sea.  ASPRS/MAPPS Fall Conference, Nov 16-19, San Antonio, TX

*Schnur, M. and H. Xie, 2009. Mapping time series root zone soil moisture in a semi-arid region using satellite images. ASPRS/MAPPS Fall Conference, Nov 16-19, San Antonio, TX

**Tekeli, A.E., H. Xie, S. Ackley, B. Cieck, 2009. Monitoring sea ice by Envisat ASAR and validating with the Palmer 2009 cruise field data for Antarctica.  ASPRS/MAPPS Fall Conference, Nov 16-19, San Antonio, TX

Xie, H. and Y. Gao, 2009. Multi-temporal and multi-sensor combined approaches for snow cover mapping. ASPRS/MAPPS Fall Conference, Nov 16-19, San Antonio, TX

 

 

OTHERS:

 

*Mazari, N., H. Xie, X. Wang, J.W. Zeitler, and H. Sharif, 2009. Validation of NEXRAD DSP product with high accuracy rain gauges network. 34th Conference on Radar Meteorology, October 5-9, Williamsburg, VA.

Xie, H., Y. Gao, X. Huang, and T. Liang, 2009. MODIS and ICESat-based snow cover and glacier changes across three rivers headstream region of Tibetan Plateau International Workshop on Environmental Change, Glacial and Hydrological Processes, and Related Consequence in the Third Pole Region, August 15-20, 2009, Beijing-Lhasa, China

Xie, H., X. Wang, and T. Liang, 2009. MODIS/Terra-Aqua snow cover products, validation, and applications (invited), SPIE Optics+Photonics: Remote Sensing and Modeling of Ecosystems for Sustainability 2-6 August 2009. San Diego, CA

Xie, H., X. Huang, T. Laing, D. Yi, 2009. Estimating vertical error of SRTM and map-based DEMs using ICESat data in Tibetan Plateau, SPIE Optics+Photonics: Remote Sensing and Modeling of Ecosystems for Sustainability 2-6 August 2009. San Diego, CA

 

Gordon Research Conference-Polar Marine Science and Antarctic Sea Ice Workshop:

 

*Lewis, M., S.F. Ackley and H. Xie, 2009. Evaluation of Sea Ice Interface Temperature and the Significance of Sea Ice Flooding Events, Gordon Research Conference-Polar Marine Science/Antarctic Sea Ice Workshop, Lucca (Barga), Italy, March 15-25.

*Murphy, E.A. and S.F. Ackley, 2009. Ocean heat flux under sea ice in the Bellingshausen Sea, Antarctica, Gordon Research Conference-Polar Marine Science/Antarctic Sea Ice Workshop, Lucca (Barga), Italy, March 15-25.

*Ozsoy-Cicek, B., P. Wagner, A. Tekeli, S.F. Ackley, H. Xie, 2009. Intercomparisons of Antarctic Sea Ice Concentration and Properties derived from Ship Observations, Satellite Active and Passive Microwave. Gordon Research Conference-Polar Marine Science/Antarctic Sea Ice Workshop, Lucca (Barga), Italy, March 15-25.

**Tekeli, A.E., S. Ackley, B. Ozsoy Cicek, H. Xie, 2009. Monitoring sea ice by ASAR and validating with ODEN 2008 cruise field data for Antarctica. Gordon Research Conference-Polar Marine Science/Antarctic Sea Ice Workshop, Lucca (Barga), Italy, March 15-25.

*Wagner, P., S. Ackley, B. Weissling, M. Lewis, B. Ozsoy-Cicek, H. Xie, 2009. ASPeCt Imagery for Ice Thickness in the Bellingshausen-Amundsen Seas SIMBA 2007. Gordon Research Conference-Polar Marine Science/Antarctic Sea Ice Workshop, Lucca (Barga), Italy, March 15-25.

*Weissling, B., M. Lewis, S. Ackley, 2009.  Physical and temporal characterization of early spring sea ice, Bellingshausen Sea 2007. Gordon Research Conference-Polar Marine Science/Antarctic Sea Ice Workshop, Lucca (Barga), Italy, March 15-25.

*Weissling, B., Ackley, S.F., P. Wagner, H. Xie, 2009. EISCAM C Digital imagery analysis support for ASPeCt sea ice observation.  Gordon Research Conference-Polar Marine Science/Antarctic Sea Ice Workshop, Lucca (Barga), Italy, March 15-25.

 

 2008

FALL AGU:

 

Xie, H. and Y. Gao, 2008. Snow cover spatial and temporal variability across three rivers headstream region of Tibetan Plateau based on MODIS and AMSR-E data (2000-2008). AGU Fall meeting, San Francisco, CA, December 15-19.

*Yu, B., X. Zhang, H. Xie, 2008. Using geostatistical methods to improve radar rainfall estimates accuracy. AGU Fall meeting, San Francisco, CA, December 15-19.

*Huang, X., H. Xie, T. Laing, and D. Yi, 2008. Accuracy estimation of SRTM and map-based DEMs using ICESat elevation data in Tibetan Plateau. AGU Fall meeting, San Francisco, CA, December 15-19.

*Gao, Y., H. Xie, N. Lu, T. Liang, C. Xue, 2008. Advanced new daily products of cloud-free snow cover area and snow water equivalent from MODIS/Terra-Aqua & AMSR-E measurements. AGU Fall meeting, San Francisco, CA, December 15-19.

*Schnur, M. and H. Xie, 2008. Estimating root zone moisture at distant sites using MODIS NDVI and EVI in a semi-arid region. AGU Fall meeting, San Francisco, CA, December 15-19.

 

OTHERS:

 

Xie, H., X. Wang, T. Liang, X. Huang, B. Yu, 2008. MODIS Terra and Aqua snow cover products, validations, and applications. 2008 International Workshop on Earth Observation and Remote Sensing Applications. Beijing, China, June 30-July 2.

*Cicek, B, S. Ackley, H. Xie, and P. Wagner, 2008. Analysis of Antarctic sea ice extend based on NIC charts (inlcudes ENVISat) and AMSR-E data.  28th EARSel Symposium, Remote Sensing for a Changing Europe, Istanbul, Turkey, June 2-5.

*Wang, X. and H. Xie, 2008. Mapping spatiotemporal variation of snow cover from combination of MODIS terra and Aqua observations in the Central Tianshan Mountains. 2008 AAG Annual Meeting, Boston, MA (link)

Moreno, H., JMH Hendrickx, H. Xie, and J. Simunek, 2008. Global prediction of thermal soil regimes in bare soils. SPIE Defense and Security Symposium 2008. Orland, FL, March 18-20.

Sharif, H., S. Chintalapudi, X. Wang, H. Xie, and J.W. Zeitler, 2008. Hydrometeorological analysis of flooding events in San Antonio, TX. AMS 88th annual meeting, New Orleans, LA, January 20-24.

 

  2007

FALL AGU:

 

*Cicek, B., H., Xie, and S.F. Ackley, 2007. Sea ice characteristics from the West Antarctic ODEN cruise compared to satellite analyses. AGU Fall meeting, San Francisco, CA, December 10-14. (link)

*Jordan, A., H. Xie, 2007. A.M. High Albedo events in Martian northern polar craters: an investigation using THEMIS infrared data. AGU Fall meeting, San Francisco, CA, December 10-14. (link)

*Mazari, N., H. Xie, H., Sharif, J. Zeitler, 2007. NEXRAD reflectivity derived rainfall estimates comparison with measurement from collocated rain gauges. AGU Fall meeting, San Francisco, CA, December 10-14. (link)

Qiang, Z., X. Zhao, H. Xie, Z. Zeng, 2007. Satellite thermal infrared stress field and earthquake prediction in short-term and imminent. AGU Fall meeting, San Francisco, CA, December 10-14. (link)

*Wang, X. and H. Xie, 2007. New multi-day snow cover products from combination of Terra and Aqua MODIS daily snow cover data. AGU Fall meeting, San Francisco, CA, December 10-14. (link)

*Wagner, P., S.F. Ackley, H. Xie, 2007. Similar sea ice behavior dynamics on Earth and Mars. AGU Fall meeting, San Francisco, CA, December 10-14. (link)

Xie, H., M. Lewis, and S.F. Ackley, 2007. A preliminary study of AMSR-E sea ice temperature products for snow-ice flooding detection. AGU Fall meeting, San Francisco, CA, December 10-14. (link)

*Yu, B., X. Wang, and H. Xie, 2007. MODIS-based snow cover variability of the Upper Rio Grande Basin. AGU Fall meeting, San Francisco, CA, December 10-14. (link)

*Yue, Z. and H. Xie, 2007. Wind a potential mechanism of Mars gully formation. AGU Fall meeting, San Francisco, CA, December 10-14. (link)

Zeng, Z., H. Xie, S. Birnbaum, L. Liu, M. Zhu, W. Yang, 2007. Terrestrial analogue and origin of the spiral troughs in Martian polar ice caps. AGU Fall meeting, San Francisco, CA, December 10-14. (link)

 

 

Gordon Research Conference - Polar Marine Science:

 

*Saunders, B., B. Cicek, H. Xie, and S.F. Ackley. Estimates of Sea Ice Concentration from the ASPeCt ship observations Data Base. Gordon Research Conference - Polar Marine Science, Ventura, CA, March 25-30, 2007.

*Cicek, B., H. Xie, and S.F. Ackley, 2007. Summer Sea Ice in the Ross Sea - ODEN Cruise. Gordon Research Conference - Polar Marine Science, Ventura, CA, March 25-30, 2007.

Ackley, S.F. and M.J. Lewis, 2007. Internal Melting in Antarctic Sea Ice: Development of ^Gap ̄ or ^Freeboard ̄ Layers. Gordon Research Conference - Polar Marine Science, Ventura, CA, March 25-30, 2007.

*Lewis, M., S.F. Ackley, H. Xie, and B. Cicek, 2007. Comparison of AMSR-E Derived Antarctic Snow-Ice Interface Temperatures with Surface Observations. Gordon Research Conference - Polar Marine Science, Ventura, CA, March 25-30, 2007.

Ackley, S.F., P. Wagner, H. Xie, 2007. Sea Ice Ridging and Rafting Structures: Is the microstructural controlled transition from Ductile to Brittle Behaviour on Earth also seen on Mars? Gordon Research Conference - Polar Marine Science, Ventura, CA, March 25-30, 2007.

 

 

OTHERS:

 

*Wang, X. and H. Xie, 2007. An automatic approach to generate multi-day snow cover composite from combination of daily Terra and Aqua MODIS snow cover data. SWAAG/Mid-South ASPRS 2007 annual meeting, College Station, TX, November 1-3.

**Guan, H., H. Xie, and J. L. Wilson, 2007. A physically-based multivariate-regression approach for downscaling NEXRAD precipitation in mountainous terrain. 33rd Conference on Radar Meteorology,  Cairns, Queensland, Australia. August 6-10, 2007. (link)

*Cicek, B., H. Xie, and S. Ackley, 2007. Comparison between ice observations made aboard ships in the Antarctic sea ice and AMSR-E/Aqua geophysical products. IEEE IGARSS, Barcelona, Spain, July 23-27.

*Wang, X., H. Xie, and T. Liang, 2007. Assessing spatiotemporal distribution and variability of snow cover and SWE based on MOIDS and AMSR-E, and their applications on water source management in Yili River watershed in Xinjiang, China. ASPRS Annual conference, Tampa, FL, May 7-11.

*Cicek, B., H Xie, T. DeLiberty, 2007. A procedure development of incorporating and processing ICESat data into a GIS system. AMS 87th annual meeting, San Antonio, TX, January 14-18 (link)

*Weissling, BP, H. Xie, 2007. Streamflow prediction in ungaged watersheds: statistical modeling with remote sensing. AMS 87th annual meeting, San Antonio, TX, January 14-18 (link)

*Wang, X., H Xie, H Sharif, 2007. The impact of local and global climate variation/change on extreme weather events in the south central Texas. AMS 87th annual meeting, San Antonio, TX, January 14-18 (link)

  2006

FALL AGU:

 

*Lewis, M., SF Ackley, H Xie, B Cicek, 2006. Comparison of AMSR-E derived Antarctic snow-ice interface temperatures with previous surface observations, AGU Fall meeting, San Francisco, CA, December 11-15.(link)

Zhou, X., H Guan, H Xie, JL Wilson, 2006. Unification of NDVI definitions and areal fraction models in remote sensing of vegetation. AGU Fall meeting, San Francisco, CA, December 11-15 (link)

*Weissling, BP, H Xie, 2006. A multitemporal remote sensing approach to streamflow prediction and flood vulnerability forecasting. AGU Fall meeting, San Francisco, CA, December 11-15.(link)

**Zeng, Z., S Birnbaum, M Zhu, H Xie, L Liu, 2006. Tharsis Binucleus-Type Vortex Structure (TBVS) on Mars: implications for differential rotation of Mars. AGU Fall meeting, San Francisco, CA, December 11-15. (link)

 

OTHERS:

 

*Wang, X., H. Xie, and T. Liang, 2006. Validation of AMSR-E snow water equivalent products in Northern Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous region, China. ASPRS/MAPPS Fall meeting, San Antonio, TX, November 6-10.

*Cicek, B. and H. Xie, 2006. Spatiotemporal variability of snow depth on sea ice in Ross Sea region of Antarctica using AMSR-E/Aqua geophysical products. ASPRS/MAPPS Fall meeting, San Antonio, TX, November 6-10.

*Wang, X and H. Xie, 2006. Comparison of the NEXRAD MPE and Stage III precipitation products in Texas Hill country. SWAAG annual meeting, Norman, OK, October 26-28.

Keller, GR, O.Quezada, H. Xie, J.Granillo, 2006. Intergration and formal fusion of remote sensing and geophysical data to obtain subsurface structure: some examples. GSA annual meeting, Philadelphia, PA, October 22-25. (link)

Fan C., D. Schulze-makuch, H Xie, 2006. Sulfate formation and its relevance to environmental conditions on early Mars. Workshop on Martian sulfates as recorders of atmospheric-fliud-rock interactions. Houston, Texas, October 22-24.

*Wang X., H Xie, 2006. Comparison of the NEXRDA MPE and Stage III precipitation products in Texas Hill Country. UTSA 2006 student conference on Engineering, Science and Biotechnology, October 20.

*Lewis, M. and H. Xie, 2006. Temporal variation in snow cover over sea ice in Antarctica using AMSR-E data product. IEEE IGARSS, Denver, CO, July 31-August 04.

Ackley, S.F., 2006. Surface surveys of snow depth, ice elevation and sea ice thickness and their use in developing ice thickness algorithms from laser and radar satellite altimetry. International Workshop on Sea Ice Thickness, Hobart, Yasmania, Australia, July 5-7.

*Cicek, B., and H. Xie, 2006. Elevation and freeboard changes of Ross Sea ice and ice shelf using ICESat. International Workshop on Sea Ice Thickness, Hobart, Yasmania, Australia, July 5-7.

*Lewis, M. and H. Xie, 2006. Analysis of Snow Depth and Coverage on Sea Ice in Antarctica using AMSR-E data products. International Workshop on Sea Ice Thickness, Hobart, Yasmania, Australia, July 5-7.

Xie, H., X. Wang, and T. Liang, 2006. Spatiotemporal distribution and variability of snow cover and snow water equivalent based on MODIS and AMSR-E and their implications on snow-related disasters in Northern Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous region, China. WPGM, Beijing, China, July 24-27. (link)

**Zhu, M., H.Xie, D. Liu, Y.Zhang, 2006. Hydrocarbon microseepage detection based on normalized ferric and ferrous indices of Landsat imagery. AGU Joint Assembly. Baltimore, MD, May 23-26 (link)

**Guan, H., J.L.Wilson, E.E. Small, 2006. Partitioning of evaporation and transpiration in semiarid ecosystems using a dual-source surface energy model (TEVT). AGU Joint Assembly. Baltimore, MD, May 23-26 (link)

**Guan, H., H.Xie, H. Hsu, O. Makhnin, J.l. Wilson, 2006. ASOADek application of gauge-based precipitation records in Taiwan and its hydroclimatic implications. AGU Joint Assembly. Baltimore, MD, May 23-26 (link)

**Guan, H., H.Xie, and J.L.Wilson, 2006. A physically-based multivariate-regression appraoch for downscaling NEXRAD precipitation in mountainous terrain. AGU Joint Assembly. Baltimore, MD, May 23-26.(link)

Xie, H. and X. Wang, 2006. Comparison of NEXRAD Stage III and MPE precipitation products with constraints from high quality and density of raingauge networks in the Upper Guadalupe River Basin, Central Texas. AAGU Joint Assembly. Baltimore, MD, May 23-26.(link)

Xie, H., X.Zhou, J.M,Hendrickx, and H.Guan, 2006. Evaluation of NEXRDA Stage III precipitation data over Sevilleta National Wildlife Refuge: a semiarid region in Central New Mexico. AGU Joint Assembly. Baltimore, MD, May 23-26. (link)

*Wang, X. and H. Xie, 2006.Validation of the new NEXRAD precipitation product - Multisensor Precipitation Estimator (MPE) - in Texas Hill Country. AAG Annual Meeting. Chicago, IL, March 7-11.

 

  2005

Xie, H. and X. Wang, 2005. Validation of NEXRAD Stage III (or MPE) precipitation in Texas Hill Country and the variability of the estimates between Texas Hill Country and Central New Mexico. The 32nd Conference on Radar Meteorology, Albuquerque, NM, October 24-28

**Guan, H., H. Xie, and J. Wilson, 2005. A physical-based parsimonious approach for spatial disaggregation of NEXRAD precipitation in mountainous terrain. The 32nd Conference on Radar Meteorology, Albuquerque, NM, October 24-28.

Zhou, X., S. Li, H. Xie, H. Guan, C. Link, and M. Speece, 2005. Retrieval of liquid water content from radar backscattering coefficient for soil-snow mixed terrain. INSA Space Policy Institute 'o5 Conference, Big Sky, Montana, September 16-18.

*Ytuarte, S.L., 2005. Urban hot island phenomenon of San Antonio Texas using time series of temperature from MODIS images. South-Central Section Annual Meeting, April 1-2, San Antonio, Texas.

*Mena-Fernandez, S., R. Perez, and H. Xie, 2005. Understanding the Olympus Mons and Valles Marineris using THEMIS imagery, American Society of Geology (GSA) South-Central Section Annual Meeting, April 1-2, San Antonio, Texas.

*Cabico, M.L. and H. Xie, 2005. Fuel moisture content based on MODIS-derived vegetation indices in west Texas high desert, South-Central Section Annual Meeting, April 1-2, San Antonio, Texas.

*Mena-Fernandez, S. and H. Xie, 2005. Understanding the Olympus Mons and Valles Marineris using THEMIS imagery, 36th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, March 14-18, Houston, Texas.

Xie, H., H. Guan, X. Zhou, and J. Wilson, 2005. Relation of below-root-zone soil moisture and surface NDVI from optical remote sensing imagery, ASPRS Annual Conference, March 7-11, Baltimore, Maryland.

Xie, H., E. Vivoni, X. Zhou, and J. Hendrickx, 2005. Rainfall climatology of the monsoon season in New Mexico: Observations from NEXRAD Stage III (1996-2003), AMS Annual Conference (85th), January 9-13, San Diego, California.

 

  2004

Scanlon, B., M. Musgrove, A. Sansom, H. Xie, B. Wilcox, J. Sharp, C. Alexander, B. Vieux, R.Jackson, S. Archer, K. Keese, R. Reedy, 2004. Unique Aspects of proposed San Antonio/Guadalupe Hydrologic Observatory in Texas, AGU Fall Meeting, December 13-17, San Francisco, California.

Xie, H., X. Zhou, and J. Hendrickx, 2004, Evaluation of MODIS snow-cover products with constraints from streamflow and SNOTEL data, AGU Fall Meeting, December 13-17, San Francisco, California.

Zhou, X., H. Xie, and J. Hendrickx, 2004, Statistical evaluation of MODIS daily and 8-day snow products, EOS Snow and Ice Products workshop, November 16-17, Landover, Maryland.

Scanlon, B., M. Musgrove, A. Sansom, H. Xie, J. Sharp, Z. Yang, 2004. Potential advances in quantifying water cycle in karst system using hydrologic observatory approach, GSA Annual Conference, November 7-10, Denver, Colorado.

Xie, H., G. R. Keller, and X. Zhou, 2004. GIS-based automated time-series remote sensing data conversion and information retrieval, GSA Annual Conference, November 7-10, Denver, Colorado.

Zhou, X., H. Xie, G. Marshall, and H. Guan, 2004. Spectral signature and emissive characteristics of drought-stressed vegetation - implication for remote sensing of drought stress, ASPRS Annual Conference, May 23-28, Denver, Colorado. 

 


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