Recent Publications in Peer-Reviewed Journals



Li X., A. Al-Yaari, M. Schwank, L. Fan, F. Frappart, J. Swenson and J.-P. Wigneron, Compared performances of SMOS-IC soil moisture and vegetation optical depth retrievals based on Tau-Omega and Two-Stream microwave emission models, Remote Sensing of Environment 236: 111502, 2020.


Bartsch A., M. Leibman, T. Strozzi, A. Khomutov, B. Widhalm, E., Babkina, D. Mullanurov, K. Ermokhina, C. Kroisleitner and H. Bergstedt, Seasonal Progression of Ground Displacement Identified with Satellite Radar Interferometry and the Impact of Unusually Warm Conditions on Permafrost at the Yamal Peninsula in 2016, Remote Sensing, 11(16), 1865, doi:10.3390/rs11161865, 2019.


Cartus O., M. Santoro, "Exploring combinations of multi-temporal and multi-frequency radar backscatter observations to estimate above-ground biomass of tropical forest," Remote Sensing of Environment, vol. 232, pp. 111313, 2019.


Cartus O., M. Santoro, U. Wegmüller, B. Rommen, "Benchmarking the retrieval of biomass in boreal forests using P-band SAR backscatter with multi-temporal C- and L-band observations," Remote Sensing, vol. 11, pp. 1695; doi:10.3390/rs11141695, 2019.


Houtz D., R. Naderpour, M. Schwank, K. Steffen, Snow wetness and density retrieved from L-band satellite radiometer observations over a site in the West Greenland ablation zone, Remote Sensing of Environment 235: 111361, 2019.


Méndez Domínguez E., C. Magnard, E. Meier, D. Small, M. E. Schaepman and D. Henke, "A Back-Projection Tomographic Framework for VHR SAR Image Change Detection," in IEEE Trans. Geosci. Remote Sens. vol. 57(7), pp. 4470-4484, doi: 10.1109/TGRS.2019.2891308, July 2019.


Rodríguez-Veiga P., S. Quegan, J. Carreiras, H.J. Persson, J.E.S. Fransson, A. Hoscilo, D. Ziólkowski, K. Sterenczak, S. Lohberger, M. Stängel, A. Berninger, F. Siegert, V. Avitabile, M. Herold, S. Mermoz, A. Bouvet, T. Le Toan, N. Carvalhais, M. Santoro, O. Cartus, Y. Rauste, R. Mathieu, G.P. Asner, C. Thiel, C. Pathe, C. Schmullius, F.M. Seifert, K. Tansey, and H. Balzter, H., "Forest biomass retrieval approaches from earth observation in different biomes," International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation, vol. 77, 53-68, 2019.


Santoro, M., O. Cartus, J.E.S. Fransson, and U. Wegmüller, "Complementarity of X-,C- and L-band SAR backsatter observations to retrieve forest stem volume in boreal forest," Remote Sensing, vol. 11, pp. 1563; doi:10.3390/rs11131563, 2019.

Scapozza C., C. Ambrosi, M. Cannata and T. Strozzi, Glacial lake outburst flood hazard assessment by satellite Earth observation in the Himalayas (Chomolhari area, Bhutan), Geogr. Helv., 74, 125-139, doi: 10.5194/gh-74-125-2019, 2019.

Siddique M.A., T. Strozzi, I. Hajnsek and O. Frey, A Case Study on the Correction of Atmospheric Phases for SAR Tomography in Mountainous Regions, IEEE Trans. Geosci. Remote Sens. vol. 57(1), pp. 416-431, doi: 10.1109/TGRS.2018.2855101, 2019.

Wilgan K., M. A. Siddique, T. Strozzi, A. Geiger and O. Frey, Comparison of Tropospheric Path Delay Estimates from GNSS and Space-Borne SAR Interferometry in Alpine Conditions, Remote Sensing, 11(15), 1789, doi:10.3390/rs11151789, 2019.

Zheng D., X. Wang, R. van der Velde, M. Schwank, P. Ferrazzoli, J. Wen, Z. Wang, A. Colliander, R. Bindlish, Z. Su, Assessment of Soil Moisture SMAP Retrievals and ELBARA-III Measurements in a Tibetan Meadow Ecosystem, IEEE GRSL, 2019.

Zheng D., X. Li, X. Wang, Z. Wang, J. Wen, R. van der Velde, M. Schwank, Z. Su, Sampling depth of L-band radiometer measurements of soil moisture and freeze-thaw dynamics on the Tibetan Plateau, Remote Sensing of Environment 226: 16-25, 2019.



Articles in Conference Proceedings



Coscione R., I. Hajnsek, and O. Frey, “Trajectory Uncertainty in Repeat-Pass SAR Interferometry: A Case Study,” Procs IGARSS 2019, Yokohama, Japan, 28.7. – 2.8. 2019.

Frey O., C. L. Werner, and R. Coscione, “Car-borne and UAV-borne mobile mapping of surface displacements with acompact repeat-pass interferometric SAR system at L-band,” Procs IGARSS 2019, Yokohama, Japan, 28.7. – 2.8. 2019.

Houtz D., R. Naderpour and M. Schwank, "Retrievals of Snow Properties over Greenland from L-Band Radiometry," IGARSS 2019 - 2019 IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium, Yokohama, Japan, 2019, pp. 3990-3993.

Naderpour R., M. Schwank and D. Houtz, "Snow Microwave Complex Permittivity Measured with Resonator Sensors," IGARSS 2019 - 2019 IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium, Yokohama, Japan, 2019, pp. 3978-3981.

Santoro, M., O. Cartus, O., N. Carvalhais, N., M. Thurner, and J. Fransson, "Dynamics of forest biomass pools estimated from spaceborne SAR data," Geophysical Research Abstracts, vol. 21, pp. EGU2019-16279, EGU General Assembly 2019, 2019.

Santoro, M. and J.E.S. Fransson"Integrating, SAR backscatter, IceSAT GLAS metrics and allometric functions towards an improved estimation of forest biomass," Procs IGARSS 2019, Yokohama, Japan, 28.7. – 2.8. 2019.

Schwank M., X. Li, Y. Kerr, R. Naderpour, C. Mätzler and J. Wigneron, ""Tau-Omega"- and Two-Stream Emission Models applied to Close-Range and SMOS Measurements, Procs IGARSS 2019, Yokohama, Japan, 28.7. – 2.8. 2019.

Siddique M.A., K. Wilgan, T. Strozzi, A. Geiger, I. Hajnsek and O. Frey, A comparison of tropospheric path delays estimated in PSI processing against delays derived from a gnss network in the Swiss Alps, Procs IGARSS 2019, Yokohama, Japan, 28.7. – 2.8. 2019.

Werner C.L., M. Suess, O. Frey, and A. Wiesmann, “The ESA Wideband Microwave Scatterometer (WBSCAT): Design and Implementation,” Procs IGARSS 2019, Yokohama, Japan, 28.7. – 2.8. 2019.

Wiesmann A., R. Caduff, C. L. Werner, O. Frey, M. Schneebeli, et at., “ESA Snowlab Project: 4 Years of Wide Band Scatterometer Measurements of Seasonal Snow,” Procs IGARSS 2019, Yokohama, Japan, 28.7. – 2.8. 2019.


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