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Discipline name D-index D-index (Discipline H-index) only includes papers and citation values for an examined discipline in contrast to General H-index which accounts for publications across all disciplines. Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Environmental Sciences D-index 33 Citations 6,769 82 World Ranking 6444 National Ranking 2476

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Optics
  • Remote sensing
  • Meteorology

Remote sensing, Water content, Radiometer, Soil water and Brightness temperature are his primary areas of study. His biological study spans a wide range of topics, including Brightness, Atmospheric radiative transfer codes and Meteorology. James R. Wang has researched Water content in several fields, including Soil science, Radar imaging and L band.

In his study, Atmospheric sciences, Snow, Precipitable water, Albedo and Advanced Microwave Sounding Unit is strongly linked to Radiometry, which falls under the umbrella field of Radiometer. He interconnects Moisture and Hydrology in the investigation of issues within Soil water. His Brightness temperature study integrates concerns from other disciplines, such as Polarization mixing, Radiative transfer, Scattering and Atmospheric sounding.

His most cited work include:

  • An Empirical Model for the Complex Dielectric Permittivity of Soils as a Function of Water Content (794 citations)
  • A model for microwave emission from vegetation‐covered fields (474 citations)
  • Estimation of bare surface soil moisture and surface roughness parameter using L-band SAR image data (392 citations)

What are the main themes of his work throughout his whole career to date?

His main research concerns Remote sensing, Radiometer, Brightness temperature, Radiometry and Meteorology. His work deals with themes such as Snow, Atmospheric sciences, Water vapor and Water content, which intersect with Remote sensing. His Water content research is multidisciplinary, incorporating perspectives in Moisture, Soil science, Soil water and L band.

His work carried out in the field of Radiometer brings together such families of science as Mixing ratio, Atmospheric sounding, Microwave imaging, Extremely high frequency and Conical scanning. His research integrates issues of Atmospheric radiative transfer codes, Radiative transfer and Emissivity in his study of Brightness temperature. In his work, Computational physics is strongly intertwined with Scattering, which is a subfield of Brightness.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Remote sensing (78.36%)
  • Radiometer (41.79%)
  • Brightness temperature (41.79%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2006-2020)?

  • Remote sensing (78.36%)
  • Snow (18.66%)
  • Radiometer (41.79%)

In recent papers he was focusing on the following fields of study:

His scientific interests lie mostly in Remote sensing, Snow, Radiometer, Brightness temperature and Meteorology. His Remote sensing research incorporates elements of Absorption and Global Precipitation Measurement. His work on Microwave radiometer as part of general Radiometer research is frequently linked to Materials science, thereby connecting diverse disciplines of science.

His Brightness temperature research is under the purview of Brightness. His Meteorology research includes elements of Earth observation and Microwave humidity sounder. His Atmospheric temperature research is multidisciplinary, incorporating perspectives in Moisture, Sea surface temperature and Water content.

Between 2006 and 2020, his most popular works were:

  • Global Precipitation Measurement Cold Season Precipitation Experiment (GCPEx): For Measurement Sake Let it Snow (53 citations)
  • Intercalibration of the GPM Microwave Radiometer Constellation (51 citations)
  • Identification of atmospheric influences on the estimation of snow water equivalent from AMSR-E measurements (45 citations)

In his most recent research, the most cited papers focused on:

  • Optics
  • Meteorology
  • Remote sensing

James R. Wang mainly investigates Remote sensing, Snow, Radiometer, Brightness temperature and Global Precipitation Measurement. In his papers, James R. Wang integrates diverse fields, such as Remote sensing and Materials science. His Snow research includes themes of Atmosphere, Scattering, Computational physics, Atmospheric correction and Mie scattering.

James R. Wang interconnects Radiative transfer, Discrete dipole approximation and Radiometry in the investigation of issues within Radiometer. His research investigates the connection between Brightness temperature and topics such as Meteorology that intersect with issues in Water cycle. The various areas that James R. Wang examines in his Global Precipitation Measurement study include Synoptic scale meteorology, Microphysics and Snowpack.

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Best Publications

An Empirical Model for the Complex Dielectric Permittivity of Soils as a Function of Water Content

James R. Wang;Thomas J. Schmugge.
IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing (1980)

1299 Citations

A model for microwave emission from vegetation-covered fields

T. Mo;B. J. Choudhury;T. J. Schmugge;J. R. Wang.
Journal of Geophysical Research (1982)

695 Citations

Estimation of bare surface soil moisture and surface roughness parameter using L-band SAR image data

Jiancheng Shi;J. Wang;A.Y. Hsu;P.E. O'Neill.
IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing (1997)

626 Citations

Passive microwave sensing of soil moisture under vegetation canopies

Thomas J. Jackson;Thomas J. Schmugge;James R. Wang.
Water Resources Research (1982)

370 Citations

Passive Microwave Soil Moisture Research

Thomas Schmugge;Peggy E. O'Neill;James R. Wang.
IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing (1986)

332 Citations

Multifrequency Measurements of the Effects of Soil Moisture, Soil Texture, And Surface Roughness

James R. Wang;Peggy E. O'Neill;Thomas J. Jackson;Edwin T. Engman.
IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing (1983)

286 Citations

Ground Validation for the Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM)

David B. Wolff;D. A. Marks;D. A. Marks;E. Amitai;E. Amitai;D. S. Silberstein;D. S. Silberstein.
Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology (2005)

216 Citations

Passive microwave remote sensing of soil moisture: results from HAPEX, FIFE and MONSOON 90

T. Schmugge;T.J. Jackson;W.P. Kustas;J.R. Wang.
Isprs Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (1992)

144 Citations

Effect of vegetation on soil moisture sensing observed from orbiting microwave radiometers

James R. Wang.
Remote Sensing of Environment (1985)

141 Citations

The L-band PBMR measurements of surface soil moisture in FIFE

J.R. Wang;J.C. Shiue;T.J. Schmugge;E.T. Engman.
IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing (1990)

140 Citations

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