Remote Sensing Lab

Ben-Ze’ev, E., Karnieli, A., Agam, N., Kaufman, Y. J. and Holben, B.N. Assessing vegetation condition in the presence of biomass burning smoke by applying the Aerosol-Free Vegetation Index (AFRI) on MODIS images. Accepted for publication in International Journal of Remote Sensing.
Andreae, T.W., Andreae, M.O., Ichoku, C., Maenhaut, W., Cafmeyer, J., Karnieli, A., and Orlovsky, L. 2002. Light scattering by dust and anthropogenic aerosol at a remote site in the Negev desert, Israel. Journal of Geophysical Research – Atmosphere107, art. no. 4008.
Formenti, P., Andreae, M.O., Andreae, T.W., Galani, E., Vasaras, A., Zerefos, C., Amiridis, V., Orlovsky, L., Karnieli, A., Wendisch, M., Wex, H., Holben, B.N., Maenhaut W., and Lelieveld, J. 2001. Aerosol optical properties and large-scale transport of air masses: observations at a coastal and a semiarid site in the eastern Mediterranean during summer 1998. Journal of Geophysical Research – Atmosphere106, 9807-9826.

Formenti, P., Andreae, M.O., Andreae, T.W., Ichoku, C., Schebeske, G., Kettle, J., Maenhaut, W., Cafmeyer, J., Ptasinsky, J., Karnieli, A. and Lelieveld, J. 2001. Physical and chemical characteristics of aerosols over the Negev Desert (Israel) during summer 1996. Journal of Geophysical Research – Atmosphere106, 4871-4890.

Kaufman, Y.J., Tanre, D., Dubovik, O., Karnieli, A., Remer, L.A. 2001. Satellite and ground-based remote sensing of dust absorption of sunlight. Geophysical Research Letters28, 1479-1482.

Karnieli, A., Kaufman, Y.J., Remer, L.A., Ward, A. 2001. AFRI – Aerosol free vegetation index. Remote Sensing of Environment77, 10-21.

Holben, B.H., Tanre, D., Smirnov, A., Eck, T.F., Slutsker, I., Chatenet, B., Lavenue, F., Kaufman, Y.J., Van de Castle, J., Setzer, A., Markham, B., Clark, M., Frouin, R., Karineli, A., O’Neill, N., Pietras, C., Pinker, R., Voss, K., Zibordi, G. 2001. An emerging ground based aerosol climatology: Aerosol Optical Depth from AERONET. Journal of Geophysical Research – Atmosphere106, 12,067-12,097.

Tanre, D., Kaufman, Y.J., Holben, B.H., Chatenet, B., Karnieli, A., Lavenu, F., Blarel, L., Dubovik, O., Remer, L.A., and Smirnov, A. 2001. Climatology of dust aerosol size distribution and optical properties derived from remotely sensed data in the solar spectrum. Journal of Geophysical Research – Atmosphere106 (D16), 18205-18217.

Kaufman, Y.J., Karnieli, A., Tanre, D. 2000. Detection of dust over deserts using satellite data in the solar wavelengths. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing20, 525-531.
Ichoku, C., Andreae, M.O., Andreae, T.W., Meixner, F.X., Schebeske, G., Formenti, P., Maenhaut, W., Cafmeyer, J., Ptasinski, J., Karnieli, A., and Orlovsky, L. 1999. Interrelationship between aerosol characteristics and light scattering during late-winter in an Eastern Mediterranean arid environment. Journal of Geophysical Research – Atmosphere104, 24,371-24,393.
Maenhaut, W. Cafmeyer, J., Ptasinski, J., Andreae, M.O., Andreae, T.W., Elbert, W., Meixner, F.X., Karnieli, A., and Ichoku. C. 1997. Chemical composition and light scattering of the atmospheric aerosol at a remote site in the Negev desert, Israel. Journal of Aerosol Science28, S73-S74.

Pinker, R.T., Ferrare, R.A., Karnieli, A., Aro, T.O., Kaufman, Y.J. and Zangvil, A. 1997. Aerosol optical depths in a semiarid region. Journal of Geophysical Research102, 11,123-11,137.

Maenhaut, W., Salomonovic, R., Cafmeyer, J., Ichoku, C., Karnieli, A. and Andreae, M.O. 1996. Anthropogenic and natural radiatively active aerosol types at Sede Boker, Israel. Journal of Aerosol Science27, S47-S48.
Kaufman, Y.J., Gitelson, A., Karnieli, A., Ganor, E., Fraser, R.S., Nakajima, T., Mattoo, S. and Holben, B.N. 1994. Size distribution and phase function of aerosol particles retrieved from sky brightness measurements. Journal of Geophysical Research99, 10,341-10,356.