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B. Carol Johnson

Research interests:

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.

Activities:

Serves on instrument design and calibration and validation peer reviews for NASA and NOAA sensors and collaborates with ocean color calibration scientists.

Research projects:

Remote Sensing Laboratory

Radiometric performance of Earth Remote Sensing Instruments 

Ocean color and vicarious calibration (Marine Optical BuoY, MOBY)

Awards

  • DOC Gold Medal, 2013
  • DOC Silver Medal, 2004
  • Edward Bennett Rosa Award, 2002
  • Arthur S. Flemming Award, 1999
  • NIST Bronze Medal Award, 1996
  • National Research Council Postdoctoral Associateship, 1985-1987
  • Amelia Earhart Fellow, Zonta International, 1980-1983
  • Pickering Fellow, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, 1979-1981

Publications

A review of protocols for Fiducial Reference Measurements of water-leaving radiance for validation of satellite remote sensing data over water

Author(s)
Kevin Ruddick, Emmanuel Boss, Alexandre Castagna, Robert Frouin, Alex Gilerson, Martin Hieronymi, Bettye C. Johnson, Joel Kuusk, Zhongping Lee, Michael Ondrusek, Viktor Vabson, Riho Vendt, Kenneth Voss, Giuseppe Zibordi
This paper reviews the state of the art of protocols for measurement of water-leaving radiance in the context of Fiducial Reference Measurements (FRM) of water

A review of protocols for Fiducial Reference Measurements of downwelling irradiance for validation of satellite remote sensing data over water

Author(s)
Kevin Ruddick, Andrew Banks, Emmanuel Boss, Alexandre Castagna, Robert Frouin, Martin Hieronymi, Cedric Jamet, Bettye C. Johnson, Zhongping Lee, Michael Ondrusek, Viktor Vabson, Riho Vendt, Kenneth Voss, Giuseppe Zibordi
This paper reviews the state of the art of protocols for measurement of downwelling irradiance in the context of Fiducial Reference Measurements (FRM) of water

Report for Dedicated JPSS VIIRS Ocean Color Calibration/Validation Cruise May 2018

Author(s)
Michael Ondrusek, Veronica P. Lance, Menghua Wang, Eric Stengel, Charles Kovach, Robert Arnone, Sherwin Ladner, Wesley Goode, Ahmed El-Habashi, Carlos Carrizo, Eder Herrera, Sam Ahmed, Joaquim I. Goes, Helga de Rosario Gomes, Kali McKee, Chuanmin Hu, Jennifer Cannizzaro, Yingjun Zhang, Chih-Wei Huang, David English, Bettye C. Johnson, Zhongping Lee, Xiaolong Yu, Zhehai Shang, Nicholas Tufillaro, Ivan Lalovic, Kenneth Voss
The overall aim of the annual National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) dedicated Joint Polar Satellite System (JPSS) Visible Infrared Imaging

The Metrological Basis for MOBY

Author(s)
Bettye C. Johnson
The Marine Optical BuoY (MOBY) is a primary source of data for System Vicarious Calibration (SVC) of ocean color satellite sensors. I will present brief
Created October 9, 2019