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Jeremy Werdell
Jeremy Werdell
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Ocean Biology Processing Group, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Title: Project Scientist

Science Meeting Presentations (6)

Science Team Update on the PACE Mission
Werdell, J. (16-Jan-18)
Science Team Update on the PACE Mission
Werdell, J. (17-Jan-17)
OCRT update on the Pre-Aerosols, Clouds and ocean Ecosystems Mission
Werdell, J. (04-May-16)
Inversions for Rrs to IOP: State-of-the-Art
McKinna, L. and Werdell, J. (21-Jan-16)
PACE Project Update
Werdell, J. (20-Jan-16)
Inversion of Rrs to IOPs: Where We are & Where We (Might) Want to Go
Werdell, J. (15-Jan-15)

Publications (45)

McKinna L.I.W., Cetinić I., Chase A.P., and Werdell P.J. (2019). Approach for Propagating Radiometric Data Uncertainties Through NASA Ocean Color Algorithms, Front. Earth Sci., 7, 176, doi: 10.3389/feart.2019.00176.
Werdell, P.J. and McKinna, L.I.W. (2019). Sensitivity of Inherent Optical Properties From Ocean Reflectance Inversion Models to Satellite Instrument Wavelength Suites, Front. Earth Sci., 7, 54, doi: 10.3389/feart.2019.00054.
Schollaert Uz, S., Kim, G.E., Mannino, A., Werdell, P.J., and Tzortziou, M. (2019). Developing a Community of Practice for Applied Uses of Future PACE Data to Address Marine Food Security Challenges, Front. Earth Sci., 7, 283, doi: 10.3389/feart.2019.00283.
*Meister, G., Knuble, J., Cook, W., Gorman, E., and Werdell, P.J. (2019). Calibration plan for the Ocean Color Instrument (OCI) engineering test unit, Proc. SPIE 11151, Sensors, Systems, and Next-Generation Satellites XXIII, 111511W, doi: 10.1117/12.2550820.
*Gorman, E.T., Kubalak, D.A., Patel, D., Dress, A., Mott, D.B., et al. (2019). The NASA Plankton, Aerosol, Cloud, ocean Ecosystem (PACE) mission: an emerging era of global, hyperspectral Earth system remote sensing, Proc. SPIE 11151, Sensors, Systems, and Next-Generation Satellites XXIII, 111510G, doi: 10.1117/12.2537146.
*Gao, M., Zhai, P.-W., Franz, B., Hu, Y., Knobelspiesse, K., Werdell, P. J., Ibrahim, A., Cairns, B., and Chase, A. (2019). Inversion of Multiangular Polarimetric Measurements Over Open and Coastal Ocean Waters: A Joint Retrieval Algorithm for Aerosol and Water-leaving Radiance Properties, Atmos. Meas. Tech., 12(7), 3921–3941, doi: 10.5194/amt-12-3921-2019.
Werdell, P.J. and McClain, C.R. (2019). Satellite Remote Sensing: Ocean Color, Encyclopedia of Ocean Sciences, 3rd Edition, 443-455.
*Jamet, C., Ibrahim, A., Ahmad, Z., Angelini, F., Babin, M., Behrenfeld, M., Boss, E., Cairns, B., Churnside, J., Chowdhary, J., Davis, A. B., Dionisi, D., Duforêt-Gaurier, L., Franz, B., Frouin, R., Gao, M., Gray, D., Hasekamp, O., He, X., Hostetler, C., Kalashnikova, O.., Knobelspiesse, K., Lacour, L., Loisel, H., Martins, V., Rehm, E., Remer, L., Sanhaj, I., Stamnes, K., Stamnes, S., Victori, S., Werdell, J., and Zhai, P.-W. (2019). Going Beyond Standard Ocean Color Observations: Lidar and Polarimetry, Front. Mar. Sci., 6, 251, doi: 10.3389/fmars.2019.00251.
Werdell, P.J., Behrenfeld, M.J., Bontempi, P.S., Boss, E., Cairns, B., Davis, G.T., Franz, B.A., Gliese, U.B., Gorman, E.T., Hasekamp, O., Knobelspiesse, K.D., Mannino, A., Martins, J.V., McClain, C.R., Meister, G., and Remer, L.A. (2019). The Plankton, Aerosol, Cloud, Ocean Ecosystem Mission: Status, Science, Advances, Bull. Am. Meteorol. Soc., 100(9), doi: 10.1175/BAMS-D-18-0056.1.
*Cetinić, I., McClain, C., and Werdell, P.J. (eds.) (2018). Volume 7: Ocean Color Instrument (OCI) Concept Design Studies, PACE Technical Report Series, (NASA/TM-2018-219027/ Vol. 7), NASA Goddard Space Flight Space Center Greenbelt, MD, 153 pp.
*Cetinić, I., McClain, C., and Werdell, P.J. (eds.) (2018). Volume 3: Polarimetry in the PACE Mission: Science Team Consensus Document, PACE Technical Report Series, (NASA/TM-2018-219027/ Vol. 3), NASA Goddard Space Flight Space Center Greenbelt, MD, 32 pp.
*Gao, M., Zhai, P.-W., Franz, B., Hu, Y., Knobelspiesse, K., Werdell, P. J., Ibrahim, A., Xu, F., and Cairns, B. (2018). Retrieval of Aerosol Properties and Water-leaving Reflectance from Multi-angular Polarimetric Measurements Over Coastal Waters, Opt. Express, 26(7), 8968-8989, doi: 10.1364/OE.26.008968.
Werdell, P.J., McKinna, L.I.W., Boss, E., Ackleson, S.G., Craig, S.E., Gregg, W.W., Lee, Z., Maritorena, S., Roesler, C.S., Rousseaux, C.S., Stramski, D., Sullivan, J.M., Twardowski, M., Tzortziou, M., and Zhang, X. (2018). An Overview of Approaches and Challenges for Retrieving Marine Inherent Optical Properties from Ocean Color Remote Sensing, Prog. Oceanogr., 160, 186-212, doi:10.1016/j.pocean.2018.01.001.
*Vandermeulen, R.A., Mannino, A., Neeley, A., Werdell, J., and Arnone, R. (2017). Determining the Optimal Spectral Sampling Frequency and Uncertainty Thresholds for Hyperspectral Remote Sensing of Ocean Color, Opt. Express, 25, A758-A797, doi:10.1364/OE.25.00A785.
Zhai P.W., Hu, Y., Winker, D., Franz, B., Werdell, J., and Boss, E. (2017). Vector Radiative Transfer Model for Coupled Atmosphere and Ocean Systems Including Inelastic Sources in Ocean Waters, Opt. Express 25(8), A223-A239, doi: 10.1364/OE.25.00A223.
McKinna, L.I., Werdell, P.J., and Proctor, C.W. (2016). Implementation of an Analytical Raman Scattering Correction for Satellite Ocean-color Processing, Opt. Express, 24(14), A1123-A1137, doi: 10.1364/OE.24.0A1123.
Valente, A., Sathyendranath, S., Brotas, V., Groom, S., Grant, M., Taberner, M., Antoine, D., Arnone, R., Balch, W. M., Barker, K., Barlow, R., Bélanger, S., Berthon, J.-F., Beşiktepe, Ş., Brando, V., Canuti, E., Chavez, F., Claustre, H., Crout, R., Frouin, R., García-Soto, C., Gibb, S.W., Gould, R., Hooker, S., Kahru, M., Klein, H., Kratzer, S., Loisel, H., McKee, D., Mitchell, B.G., Moisan, T., Muller-Karger, F., O'Dowd, L., Ondrusek, M., Poulton, A.J., Repecaud, M., Smyth, T., Sosik, H.M., Twardowski, M., Voss, K., Werdell, J., Wernand, M., and Zibordi, G. (2016). A Compilation of Global Bio-optical In Situ Data for Ocean-colour Satellite Applications, Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 8(1), 235-252, doi: 10.5194/essd-8-235-2016.
Nechad, B., Ruddick, K., Schroeder, T., Oubelkheir, K., Blondeau-Patissier, D., Cherukuru, N., Brando, V., Dekker, A., Clementson, L., Banks, A.C., Maritorena, S., Werdell, P.J., Sá, C., Brotas, V., Caballero de Frutos, I., Ahn, Y.-H., Salama, S., Tilstone, G., Martinez-Vicente, V., Foley, D., McKibben, M., Nahorniak, J., Peterson, T., Siliò-Calzada, A., Röttgers, R., Lee, Z., Peters, M., and Brockmann, C. (2015). CoastColour Round Robin Data Sets: A Database to Evaluate the Performance of Algorithms for the Retrieval of Water Quality Parameters in Coastal Waters, Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 7(2), 319-348, doi: 10.5194/essd-7-319-2015.
Chaves, J.E., Werdell, P.J., Proctor, C.W., Neeley, A.R., Freeman, S.A., Thomas, C.S., and Hooker, S.B. (2015). Assessment of Ocean Color Data Records from MODIS-Aqua in the Western Arctic Ocean, Deep Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography, 118 (Part A), 32-43, doi: 10.1016/j.dsr2.2015.02.011.
Brewin, R., Sathyendranath, S., Müller, D., Brockmann, C., Deschamps, P.-Y., Devred, E., Doerffer, R., Fomferra, N., Franz, B., Grant, M., Groom, S., Horseman, A., Huh, C., Krasemann, H., Lee, Z.P., Maritorena, S., Mélin, F., Peters, M., Platt, T., Regner, P., Smyth, T., Steinmetz, F., Swinton, J., Werdell, J., and White, G. (2015). The Ocean Colour Climate Change Initiative: III. A Round-robin Comparison on In-water Bio-optical Algorithms, Remote Sens. Environ.,162, 271-294, doi: 10.1016/j.rse.2013.09.016.
Franz, B.A., Bailey, S.W., Kuring, N.A., and Werdell, P.J. (2015). Ocean Color Measurements with the Operational Land Imager on Landsat-8: Implementation and Evaluation in SeaDAS, J. Appl. Remote Sens., 9(1), 096070, doi: 10.1117/1.JRS.9.096070.
McKinna, L.I.W., Fearns, P.R.C., Weeks, S.J., Werdell, P.J., Reichstetter, M., Franz, B.A., Shea, D.M., and Feldman, G.C. (2015). A Semianalytical Ocean Color Inversion Algorithm with Explicit Water Column Depth and Substrate Reflectance Parameterization, J. Geophys. Res. Oceans, 120(3), 1741-1770, doi: 10.1002/ 2014JC010224.
Thibodeau, P.S., Roesler, C.S., Drapeau, S.L., Matondkar, S.G.P., Goes, J.I., and Werdell, P.J. (2014). Locating Noctiluca miliaris in the Arabian Sea: An Optical Proxy Approach, Limnol. Oceanogr., 59(6), 2042-2056, doi:10.4319/lo.2014.59.6.2042.
Werdell, P.J., Roesler, C.S., and Goes, J.I. (2014). Discrimination of Phytoplankton Functional Groups Using an Ocean Reflectance Inversion Model, Appl. Opt., 53(22), 4833-4849, doi: 10.1364/AO.53.004833.
Werdell, P.J., Franz, B.A., Lefler, J.T., Robinson, W.D., and Boss, E. (2013). Retrieving Marine Inherent Optical Properties from Satellites Using Temperature and Salinity-dependent Backscattering by Seawater, Opt. Express, 21(26), 32611-32622, doi: 10.1364/OE.21.032611.
Werdell, P.J., Proctor, C.W., Boss, E.S., Leeuw, T., and Ouhssain, M. (2013). Underway Sampling of Marine Inherent Optical Properties on the Tara Oceans Expedition as a Novel Resource for Ocean Color Satellite Data Product Validation, Method. Oceanogr., 7, 40-51, doi: 10.1016/j.mio.2013.09.001.
Siegel, D.A., Behrenfeld, M.J., Maritorena, S., McClain, C.R., Antoine, D., Bailey, S.W., Bontempi, P.S., Boss, E.S., Dierssen, H.M., Doney, S.C., Eplee, R.E., Evans, R.H., Feldman, G.C., Fields, E., Franz, B.A., Kuring, N.A., Mengelt, C., Nelson, N.B., Patt, F.S., Robinson, W.D., Sarmiento, J.L., Swan, C.M., Werdell, P.J., Westberry, T.K., Wilding, J.G., and Yoder, J.A. (2013). Regional to Global Assessments of Phytoplankton Dynamics from the SeaWiFS Mission, Remote Sens. Environ., 135, 77-91, doi: 10.1016/j.rse.2013.03.025.
Werdell, P.J., Franz, B.A., Bailey, S.W., Feldman, G.C., Boss, E., Brando, V.E., Dowell, M., Hirata, T., Lavender, S.J., Lee, Z.P., Loisel, H., Maritorena, S., Mélin, F., Moore, T.S., Smyth, T.J., Antoine, D., Devred, E., d'Andon, O.H.F., and Mangin, A. (2013). Generalized Ocean Color Inversion Model for Retrieving Marine Inherent Optical Properties, Appl. Opt., 52(10), 2019-2037, doi: 10.1364/AO.52.002019.
Weeks, S., Werdell, P.J., Schaffelke, B., Canto, M., Lee, Z., Wilding, J.G., and Feldman, G.C. (2012). Satellite-Derived Photic Depth on the Great Barrier Reef: Spatio-Temporal Patterns of Water Clarity, Remote Sens., 4(12), 3781-3795, doi: 10.3390/rs4123781.
Sauer, M., Roesler, C., Werdell, P.J., and Barnard, A. (2012). Under the Hood of Satellite Empirical Chlorophyll-a Algorithms: Revealing the Dependencies of Maximum Band Ratio Algorithms on Inherent Optical Properties, Opt. Express, 20(19), 20920-20933, doi: 10.1364/OE.20.020920.
Szeto, M., Werdell, P., Moore, T., and Campbell, J. (2011). Are the World's Oceans Optically Different?, J. Geophys. Res., 116(C7), C00H04, doi: 10.1029/2011JC007230].
Werdell, P.J., Franz, B.A., and Bailey, S.W. (2010). Evaluation of Shortwave Infrared Atmospheric Correction for Ocean Color Remote Sensing of Chesapeake Bay, Remote Sens. Environ., 114(10), 2238-2247, doi: 10.1016/j.rse.2010.04.027.
Ahmad, Z., Franz, B.A., McClain, C.R., Kwiatkowska, E.J., Werdell, P.J., Shettle, E.P., and Holben, B.N. (2010). New Aerosol Models for the Retrieval of Aerosol Optical Thickness and Normalized Water-leaving Radiances from the SeaWiFS and MODIS Sensors Over Coastal Regions and Open Oceans, Appl. Opt., 49(29), 5545-5560, doi: 10.1364/AO.49.005545.
Bailey, S.W., Franz, B.A., and Werdell, P.J. (2010). Estimation of Near-infrared Water-leaving Reflectance for Satellite Ocean Color Data Processing, Opt. Express, 18(7), 7521-7527, doi: 10.1364/OE.18.007521.
Lee, Z.P., Arnone, R., Hu, C., Werdell, P.J., and Lubac, B. (2010). Uncertainties of Optical Parameters and their Propagations in an Analytical Ocean Color Inversion Algorithm, Appl. Opt., 49(3), 369-381, doi: 10.1364/AO.49.000369.
Stumpf, R.P. and Werdell, P.J. (2010). Adjustment of Ocean Color Sensor Calibration Through Multi-band Statistics, Opt. Express, 18(2), 401-412, doi: 10.1364/OE.18.000401.
Werdell, P.J., Bailey, S.W., Franz, B.A., Harding, L.W., Feldman, G.C., and McClain, C.R. (2009). Regional and Seasonal Variability of Chlorophyll-a in Chesapeake Bay as Observed by SeaWiFS and MODIS-Aqua, Remote Sens. Environ., 113(6), 1319-1330, doi: 10.1016/j.rse.2009.02.012.
Brown, C.A., Huot, Y., Werdell, P.J., Gentili, B. and Claustre, H. (2008). The Origin and Global Distribution of Second Order Variability in Satellite Ocean Color and its Potential Applications to Algorithm Development, Remote Sens. Environ., 112, 4186-4203, doi: 10.1016/j.rse.2008.06.008.
Bailey, S.W., Hooker, S.B., Antoine, D., Franz, B.A., and Werdell, P.J. (2008). Sources and Assumptions for the Vicarious Calibration of Ocean Color Satellite Observations, Appl. Opt., 47(12), 2035-2045, doi: 10.1364/AO.47.002035.
Morel, A., Huot, Y., Gentili, B., Werdell, P.J., Hooker, S.B., and Franz, B.A. (2007). Examining the Consistency of Products Derived from Various Ocean Color Sensors in Open Ocean (Case 1) Waters in the Perspective of Multi-sensor Approach, Remote Sens. Environ., 111(1), 69-88, doi: 10.1016/j.rse.2007.03.012.
Werdell, P. J., Bailey, S.W., Franz, B.A., Morel, A., and McClain, C.R. (2007). On-orbit Vicarious Calibration of Ocean Color Sensors Using an Ocean Surface Reflectance Model, Appl. Opt., 46(23), 5649-5666, doi: 10.1364/AO.46.005649.
Franz, B.A., Bailey, S.W., Werdell, P.J., and McClain, C.R. (2007). Sensor-independent Approach to the Vicarious Calibration of Satellite Ocean Color Radiometry, Appl. Opt., 46(22), 5068-5082, doi: 10.1364/AO.46.005068.
Bailey, S.W. and Werdell, P.J. (2006). A Multi-sensor Approach for the On-orbit Validation of Ocean Color Satellite Data Products, Remote Sens. Environ., 102(1-2), 12-23, doi: 10.1016/j.rse.2006.01.015.
Werdell, P.J. and Bailey, S.W. (2005). An Improved In-situ Bio-optical Data Set for Ocean Color Algorithm Development and Satellite Data Product Validation, Remote Sens. Environ., 98, 122-140, doi: 10.1016/j.rse.2005.07.001.
Werdell, P.J. and Roesler, C.S. (2003). Remote Assessment of Benthic Substrate Composition in Shallow Waters Using Multispectral Reflectance, Limnol. Oceanogr., 48(1part2), 557-567, doi: 10.4319/lo.2003.48.1_part_2.0557.
*Funded by PACE