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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 57 Citations 11,959 153 World Ranking 1398 National Ranking 654

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Optics
  • Meteorology
  • Remote sensing

His primary scientific interests are in Environmental science, Remote sensing, Moderate-resolution imaging spectroradiometer, Meteorology and Cloud cover. Among his Environmental science studies, there is a synthesis of other scientific areas such as Cloud top, Cloud fraction, Atmospheric sciences, Cloud physics and Spectral bands. His biological study spans a wide range of topics, including Albedo, Climate model, Radiative transfer, Ice cloud and Snow.

The various areas that Steven Platnick examines in his Moderate-resolution imaging spectroradiometer study include Image resolution, Sea ice concentration, Sea ice and Nadir. The concepts of his Meteorology study are interwoven with issues in Field and International Satellite Cloud Climatology Project. His work in Cloud cover addresses subjects such as Liquid water content, which are connected to disciplines such as Cloud condensation nuclei.

His most cited work include:

  • The MODIS cloud products: algorithms and examples from Terra (1322 citations)
  • Cloud and aerosol properties, precipitable water, and profiles of temperature and water vapor from MODIS (744 citations)
  • Assessment of Global Cloud Datasets from Satellites: Project and Database Initiated by the GEWEX Radiation Panel (335 citations)

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

Steven Platnick mostly deals with Remote sensing, Environmental science, Meteorology, Radiative transfer and Moderate-resolution imaging spectroradiometer. His study in Remote sensing is interdisciplinary in nature, drawing from both Cloud top, Ice cloud, Cloud physics and Cloud fraction. Steven Platnick has included themes like Spectral bands and Water vapor in his Cloud physics study.

His Meteorology study combines topics from a wide range of disciplines, such as Pixel, Spectroradiometer, Climate model and Algorithm. His Radiative transfer study also includes

  • Scattering which intersects with area such as Monte Carlo method,
  • Image resolution together with Nadir. His work deals with themes such as Simulation, Multispectral image, Drizzle and Numerical weather prediction, which intersect with Moderate-resolution imaging spectroradiometer.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Remote sensing (69.20%)
  • Environmental science (54.80%)
  • Meteorology (48.80%)

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

  • Environmental science (54.80%)
  • Remote sensing (69.20%)
  • Meteorology (48.80%)

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

Environmental science, Remote sensing, Meteorology, Radiative transfer and Cloud physics are his primary areas of study. His Remote sensing research is multidisciplinary, relying on both Cloud top, Image resolution, Ice crystals and Moderate-resolution imaging spectroradiometer. His Moderate-resolution imaging spectroradiometer research includes elements of Spectral bands and Simulation.

His study connects Cloud fraction and Meteorology. His Radiative transfer research is multidisciplinary, incorporating elements of Atmosphere, Hyperspectral imaging, Computational physics and Radiance. His Cloud physics study combines topics in areas such as Cloud cover and Spectroradiometer.

Between 2015 and 2021, his most popular works were:

  • The MODIS Cloud Optical and Microphysical Products: Collection 6 Updates and Examples From Terra and Aqua (263 citations)
  • Strong constraints on aerosol–cloud interactions from volcanic eruptions (112 citations)
  • Positive Low Cloud and Dust Feedbacks Amplify Tropical North Atlantic Multidecadal Oscillation. (67 citations)

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

  • Optics
  • Meteorology
  • Infrared

Steven Platnick focuses on Environmental science, Remote sensing, Meteorology, Atmospheric sciences and Cloud physics. In his papers, Steven Platnick integrates diverse fields, such as Environmental science, Moderate-resolution imaging spectroradiometer, Aerosol, Lidar, Radiative transfer and Climate model. His Remote sensing study frequently involves adjacent topics like Cloud top.

His Meteorology research is multidisciplinary, incorporating perspectives in Spectroradiometer, Infrared and Ice cloud. His Atmospheric sciences research is multidisciplinary, incorporating elements of Diffuse sky radiation, Rayleigh scattering and Liquid water content. The concepts of his Cloud physics study are interwoven with issues in Algorithm, Cloud cover and Shortwave.

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Best Publications

The MODIS cloud products: algorithms and examples from Terra

S. Platnick;M.D. King;S.A. Ackerman;W.P. Menzel.
IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing (2003)

1704 Citations

Cloud and aerosol properties, precipitable water, and profiles of temperature and water vapor from MODIS

M.D. King;W.P. Menzel;Y.J. Kaufman;D. Tanre.
IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing (2003)

1018 Citations

Assessment of Global Cloud Datasets from Satellites: Project and Database Initiated by the GEWEX Radiation Panel

C. J. Stubenrauch;W. B. Rossow;S. Kinne;S. Ackerman.
Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society (2013)

417 Citations

Determining the Susceptibility of Cloud Albedo to Changes in Droplet Concentration with the Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer

S. Platnick;S. Twomey.
Journal of Applied Meteorology (1994)

379 Citations

The MODIS Cloud Optical and Microphysical Products: Collection 6 Updates and Examples From Terra and Aqua

Steven Platnick;Kerry G. Meyer;Michael D. King;Galina Wind.
IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing (2017)

319 Citations

Bulk Scattering Properties for the Remote Sensing of Ice Clouds. Part II: Narrowband Models

Bryan A. Baum;Ping Yang;Andrew J. Heymsfield;Steven Platnick.
Journal of Applied Meteorology (2005)

317 Citations

Spatially complete global spectral surface albedos: value-added datasets derived from Terra MODIS land products

E.G. Moody;M.D. King;S. Platnick;C.B. Schaaf.
IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing (2005)

313 Citations

Vertical Photon Transport in Cloud Remote Sensing Problems

S. Platnick.
(2013)

312 Citations

Spatial and Temporal Distribution of Clouds Observed by MODIS Onboard the Terra and Aqua Satellites

M. D. King;S. Platnick;W. P. Menzel;S. A. Ackerman.
IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing (2013)

279 Citations

Africa burning: A thematic analysis of the Southern African Regional Science Initiative (SAFARI 2000)

Robert J. Swap;Robert J. Swap;Harold J. Annegarn;J. Timothy Suttles;Michael D. King.
Journal of Geophysical Research (2003)

253 Citations

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Profile was last updated on December 6th, 2021.
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