MODIS LST Group
Publications

Z. Wan, "New refinements and validation of the collection-6 MODIS land-surface temperature/emissivity products," Remote Sens. Environ., 140, 36-45 (2014).

Z. Wan, "New refinements and validation of the MODIS land-surface temperature/emissivity products," Remote Sens. Environ., 112, 59-74 (2008).

Z. Wan, and Z.-L. Li, "Radiance-based validation of the V5 MODIS land-surface temperature product," International Journal of Remote Sensing, 29, 5373-5393 (2008).

K. Wang, Z. Wan, P. Wang, M. Sparrow, J. Liu, X. Zhou,and S. Haginoya, "Estimation of surface long wave radiation and broadband emissivity using Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) land surface temperature/emissivity prodducts", J. Geophys. Res. - Atmos., 110, D11109 (2005).

Z. Wan, Y. Zhang, Q. Zhang, and Z.-L. Li, "Quality assessment and validation of the MODIS global land surface temperature", Int. J. Remote Sens., 25, 261-274 (2004).

Z. Wan, P. Wang, and X. Li, "Using MODIS land surface temperature and normalized difference vegetation index for monitoring drought in the southern Great Plains, USA", Int. J. Remote Sens., 25, 61-72 (2004).

Z. Wan, Y. Zhang, Q. Zhang, and Z.-L. Li, "Validation of the land-surface temperature products retrieved from Terra Mode rate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer data," Remote Sens. Environ., 83, 163-180 (2002).

Z. Wan, "Monitoring thermal status of ecosystems with MODIS land-surface temperature a nd vegetation index products," Remote Sensing for Agriculture, Ecosystems, and Hydrology IV, Proc. SPIE , 4879, 280-288 (2002).

Z. Wan, "Estimate of noise and systematic error in early thermal infrared data of the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS)," Remote Sens. Environ., 80, 47-54 (2002).

Z. Wan, Y. Zhang, Z.-L. Li, R. Wang, V.V. Salomonson, A. Yves, R. Bosseno, and J. F. Hanocq, "Preliminary estimate of calibration of the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) thermal infrared data using Lake Titicaca," Remote Sens. Environ., 80, 497-515 (2002).

X.-L. Ma, Z. Wan, C.C. Moeller, W.P. Menzel, and L.E. Gumley, "Simultaneous retrieval of atmospheric profiles, land-surface temperature, and surface emissivity from Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer thermal infrared data: extension of a two-step physical algorithm," Applied Optics., 41, 909-924 (2002).

X.-L. Ma, Z. Wan, C.C. Moeller, W.P. Menzel, L.E. Gumley, and Y. Zhang, "Retrieval of geophysical parameters from Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer thermal infrared data: evaluation of a two-step physical algorithm," Applied Optics., 39, 3537-3550 (2000).

Z. Wan, Y. Zhang, X. Ma, M.D. Kig, J.S. Myers, and X. Li, "Vicarious calibration of the Moderate-Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer Airborne Simulator (MAS) thermal-infrared channels," Applied Optics., 38, 6294-6306 (1999).

Z.-L. Li, F. Becker, M.P. Stoll, Z. Wan, and Y. Zhang, "Channel selection for soil spectrum reconstruction in 8-13 mu m region," J. Geophys. Res. - Atmos., 104, 22271-22285 (1999).

Z.-L. Li, F. Becker, M.P. Stoll, and Z. Wan, "Evaluation of six methods for extracting relative emissivity spectra from thermal infrared images," Remote Sens. Environ., 69, 197-214 (1999).

Z. Wan, "MODIS Land-Surface Temperature Algorithm Basis Document (LST ATBD): version 3.3," (April 1999).

C. Justice, E. Vermote, J. R. G. Townshend, R. Defries, D. P. Roy, D.K. Hall, V. V. Salomonson, J. Privette, G. Riggs, A. Strahler, W. Lucht, R. Myneni, Y. Knjazihhin, S. Running, R. Nemani, Z. Wan, A. Huete, W. van Leeuwen, R. Wolfe, L. Giglio, J-P. Muller, P. Lewis, and M. Barnsley, "The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS): Land remote sensing for global change research," IEEE Trans. Geosci. Remote Sens., 36, 1228-1249 (1998).

Z. Wan, Y.-Z. Feng, Y. Zhang, and M. D. King, "Land-surface temperature and emissivity retrieval from MODIS Airborne Simulator (MAS) Data," Summaries of the Seventh JPL Airborne Earth Science Workshop, January 12-16, 1998, JPL Publication 97-21., vol. 3, 57-66 (1998).

W. Snyder, Z. Wan, Y. Zhang, and Feng, Y.-Z. Feng, "Classification-based emissivity for land surface temperature measurement from space," International Journal of Remote Sensing, , 19, 2753-2774 (1998).

W. Snyder and Z. Wan, "BRDF models to predict spectral reflectance and emissivity in the infrared," IEEE Trans. Geosci. Remote Sens., 36, 214-225 (1998).

W. Snyder, Z. Wan and X. Li, "Thermodynamic constraints on reflectance reciprocity and Kirchhoff's law," Applied Optics., 37, 3464-3470 (1998).

X. Li and Z. Wan, "Comments on reciprocity in the directional reflectance modeling," Progress of Natural Science., 8, 354-358 (1998).

Z. Wan and Z.-L. Li, "A Physics-Based Algorithm for Retrieving Land-Surface Emissivity and Temperature from EOS/MODIS Data," IEEE Trans. Geosci. Remote Sens., 35, 980-996 (1997).

Z. Wan and J. Dozier, "A Generalized Split-Window Algorithm for Retrieving Land-Surface Temperature from Space," IEEE Trans. Geosci. Remote Sens., 34, 892-905 (1996).

Z. Wan, W. Snyder, Y. Zhang, and Y.-Z. Feng, "A Multi-Method Strategy for Remote Sensing of Land-Surface Emissivity," JPL Workshop on Remote Sensing of Land Surface Emissivity, 5/16-8/97.

W. Snyder, Z. Wan, Y. Zhang, and Y.-Z. Feng, "Thermal Infrared (3-14 microns) Bidirectional Reflection Measurements of Sands and Soils," Remote Sens. Environ., 60, 101-109 (1997).

W. Snyder, Z. Wan, Y. Zhang, and Y.-Z. Feng, "Requirements for Satellite Land Surface Temperature Validation Using a Silt Playa," Remote Sens. Environ., 61, 279-289 (1997).

W. Snyder and Z. Wan, "Surface Temperature Correction from Active Infrared Reflectance Measurements of Natural Materials," App. Optics, 35, 2216-2220 (1996).

S. W. Running, C. O. Justice, V. Salomonson, D. Hall, J. Barker, Y. Kaufman, A. Strahler, A. Huete, J.-P. Muller, V. Vanderbilt, Z. Wan, and P. Teillet, "Terrestrial remote sensing science and algorithms planned for EOS MODIS," International Journal of Remote Sensing, 15, 3587-3620 (1994).

J. Dozier and Z. Wan, "Development of Practical Multiband Algorithms for Estimating Land Surface Temperature from EOS/MODIS data," Adv. Space Res., 14, 381-389 (1994).

Z. Wan, D. Ng and J. Dozier, "Spectral emissivity measurements of land-surface materials and related radiative transfer simulations," Adv. Space Res. , 14, 81-90 (1994)

Z. Wan and J. Dozier, "Land-Surface Temperature Measurement from Space: Physical Principles and Inverse Modeling" IEEE Trans. Geosci. Remote Sens., 27, 268-278 (1989).

----, "Effects of the Atmosphere and Surface Emissivity on the Thermal Infrared Spectral Signature Measured from MODIS-N," in Proc. IGARSS '90, 182-192 (1990).

----, "Effects of Temperature-Dependent Molecular Absorption Coefficients on the Thermal Infrared Remote Sensing of the Earth Surface," in Proc. IGARSS '92, 1242-1245 (1992).

----, "A Generalized Split Window Algorithm for Retrieving Land-Surface Temperature from Space," IEEE Trans. Geosci. Remote Sens. , 34, 892-905 (1992).

S. Li, Z. Wan, and J. Dozier, "A Component Decomposition Model for Evaluating Atmospheric Effects in Remote Sensing," J. Electromag. Waves Applic., 1, 323-347 (1987).

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Last revised:   December 5, 1999