Developing methods for improved radiometric characterization and calibration of instruments, the transfer of this knowledge to the user community, and in improving the metrology of radiometry in remote sensing global climate change research.
Serves on instrument design and calibration and validation peer reviews for NASA and NOAA sensors, participates in the Working Group on Calibration and Validation (WGCV) for the Committee on Earth Observation Satellites (CEOS), and collaborates with ocean color calibration scientists.
Awards and Honors:
Remote Sensing Laboratory
Radiometric performance of Earth Remote Sensing Instruments
Ocean color and vicarious calibration (Marine Optical BuoY, MOBY)
Sensor Science Division
Optical Radiation Group
1985-present, NIST, Gaithersburg, MD
1981-1985, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
Ph.D. Astronomy, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
M.A. Astronomy, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
B.S. Engineering Physics, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO