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Discipline name H-index Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Electronics and Electrical Engineering D-index 31 Citations 6,392 151 World Ranking 3238 National Ranking 1267
Environmental Sciences D-index 32 Citations 6,870 168 World Ranking 5457 National Ranking 2240

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Awards & Achievements

2019 - Member of the National Academy of Engineering For development of physics-based computational algorithms for mapping of subsurface characteristics.

2009 - IEEE Fellow For contributions to forward and inverse scattering techniques for radar remote sensing

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Artificial intelligence
  • Ecology
  • Optics

His main research concerns Remote sensing, Radar, Water content, Synthetic aperture radar and Scattering. Mahta Moghaddam has included themes like Biosphere, Vegetation, Global change and Boreal ecosystem, Taiga in his Remote sensing study. His research investigates the connection between Radar and topics such as Meteorology that intersect with issues in Carbon sink, Radiometry, Soil map and Multispectral pattern recognition.

The study incorporates disciplines such as Soil science and Radiometer in addition to Water content. The Synthetic aperture radar study combines topics in areas such as Polarimetry, Aerial photography, Thematic Mapper, Backscatter and Woodland. His research in Scattering intersects with topics in Matrix method, Terrain, Computational physics, Geometry and Boundary value problem.

His most cited work include:

  • The Soil Moisture Active Passive (SMAP) Mission (1780 citations)
  • Vegetation characteristics and underlying topography from interferometric radar (315 citations)
  • Validation of SMAP surface soil moisture products with core validation sites (292 citations)

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

His primary areas of study are Remote sensing, Radar, Water content, Synthetic aperture radar and Scattering. His Remote sensing research is multidisciplinary, incorporating perspectives in Moisture, Polarimetry, Radar imaging and Vegetation. His Radar research is multidisciplinary, incorporating perspectives in Permafrost and Inversion, Meteorology.

In Water content, he works on issues like Radiometer, which are connected to Brightness temperature. His Synthetic aperture radar study incorporates themes from Taiga, Space-based radar and Tree canopy. His Scattering research includes themes of Boundary value problem and Dielectric.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Remote sensing (40.38%)
  • Radar (26.92%)
  • Water content (24.76%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2015-2021)?

  • Water content (24.76%)
  • Remote sensing (40.38%)
  • Radar (26.92%)

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

His main research concerns Water content, Remote sensing, Radar, Permafrost and Soil science. His Water content research includes elements of Synthetic aperture radar, Soil water, Atmospheric sciences and Microwave. His Synthetic aperture radar research incorporates elements of Polarimetry and Biome.

His research integrates issues of Scattering, GNSS applications and Vegetation in his study of Remote sensing. His work focuses on many connections between Radar and other disciplines, such as Universal Software Radio Peripheral, that overlap with his field of interest in Ground-penetrating radar. As part of the same scientific family, Mahta Moghaddam usually focuses on Permafrost, concentrating on Dielectric and intersecting with Simulated annealing and Global optimization.

Between 2015 and 2021, his most popular works were:

  • Validation of SMAP surface soil moisture products with core validation sites (292 citations)
  • Assessment of the SMAP Level-4 surface and root-zone soil moisture product using in situ measurements (113 citations)
  • Inverse Scattering Using a Joint $L1-L2$ Norm-Based Regularization (39 citations)

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

  • Artificial intelligence
  • Radar
  • Ecology

His scientific interests lie mostly in Water content, Remote sensing, Radar, Microwave and Radiometer. His work deals with themes such as Pixel, Soil science, Atmospheric sciences and Brightness temperature, which intersect with Water content. Mahta Moghaddam has researched Remote sensing in several fields, including Inversion and Scattering.

Mahta Moghaddam interconnects Backscatter, Boundary value problem and Bistatic radar in the investigation of issues within Scattering. His research in Radar intersects with topics in Permafrost, Synthetic aperture radar, Ecosystem, Biome and Atmospheric model. The Microwave study combines topics in areas such as Nanotechnology, Hyperthermia therapy and Inverse problem.

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Best Publications

The Soil Moisture Active Passive (SMAP) Mission

Dara Entekhabi;Eni G Njoku;Peggy E O'Neill;Kent H Kellogg.
Proceedings of the IEEE (2010)

2236 Citations

Vegetation characteristics and underlying topography from interferometric radar

Robert N. Treuhaft;Søren N. Madsen;Mahta Moghaddam;Jakob J. van Zyl.
Radio Science (1996)

431 Citations

Validation of SMAP surface soil moisture products with core validation sites

A. Colliander;T.J. Jackson;R. Bindlish;S. Chan.
Remote Sensing of Environment (2017)

366 Citations

The Soil Moisture Active Passive Validation Experiment 2012 (SMAPVEX12): Prelaunch Calibration and Validation of the SMAP Soil Moisture Algorithms

Heather McNairn;Thomas J. Jackson;Grant Wiseman;Stephane Belair.
IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing (2015)

196 Citations

Bistatic scattering from three-dimensional layered rough surfaces

A. Tabatabaeenejad;M. Moghaddam.
IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing (2006)

172 Citations

Estimation of crown and stem water content and biomass of boreal forest using polarimetric SAR imagery

S.S. Saatchi;M. Moghaddam.
IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing (2000)

160 Citations

Empirical relationships between AIRSAR backscatter and LiDAR-derived forest biomass, Queensland, Australia

Richard M. Lucas;Natasha Cronin;Alex Lee;Mahta Moghaddam.
Remote Sensing of Environment (2006)

150 Citations

Nonlinear two-dimensional velocity profile inversion using time domain data

M. Moghaddam;W.C. Chew.
IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing (1992)

141 Citations

SMAP Handbook–Soil Moisture Active Passive: Mapping Soil Moisture and Freeze/Thaw from Space

Dara Entekhabi;Simon Yueh;Peggy E O’Neill;Kent H Kellogg.
(2014)

136 Citations

Assessment of the SMAP Level-4 surface and root-zone soil moisture product using in situ measurements

Rolf H. Reichle;Gabrielle J. M. De Lannoy;Qing Liu;Joseph V. Ardizzone.
Journal of Hydrometeorology (2017)

129 Citations

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