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Xiaodong Zhang
Xiaodong Zhang
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University of Southern Mississippi

ROSES Proposals

Using Multi-Angle Polarimetry to Derive Χ Factor and Improve BRDF Correction for PACE's OCI (2020)
Co-I: Deric Gray, Naval Research Lab
Understanding Natural Variability of VSFs and Its Impact on Biogeochemical Retrieval from Ocean Color (2013)

Science Meeting Presentations (5)

Using Multi-angle Polarimetry to Derive χ Factor and Improve BRDF Correction for PACE’s OCI
Zhang, X. (06-Oct-21)
Using Multi-Angle Polarimetry to Derive Χ Factor and Improve BRDF Correction for PACE’s OCI
Zhang, X. and Gray, D. (03-Jun-20)
Understanding Natural Variability of VSFs and Its Impact on Remote Sensing Reflectance
Zhang, X., Gray, D., and Slade, W. (16-Jan-18). Click here to view this presentation with audio.
Atmospheric Correction for Retrieval of Ocean Spectra from Space (ACROSS)
Chowdhary, J., Cairns, B., Zhai, P., Xu, F., Frouin, R., Stamnes, S., Cetinić, I., Liu, L., Twardowski, M., Hu, Y., Mischenko, M., Ottaviani, M., Remer, L., Boss, E., Lee, Z., Zhang, X., Dierssen, H., and Ibrahim, A. (16-Jan-18). Topics: 1) RT benchmark results, 2) ACROSS-II hydrosol model, 3) plankton particle scattering, 4) ocean surface polarization studies, and 5) PACE RT chapter. Click here to view this presentation with audio.
Understanding Natural Variability of VSFs and Its Impact on Biogeochemical Retrieval from Ocean Color
Zhang, X. (14-Jan-15)

Publications (27)

Chowdhary, J., Zhai, P-W., Boss, E., Dierssen, H., Frouin, R., Ibrahim, A., Lee, Z., Remer, L.A., Twardowski, M., Xu, F., Zhang, X., Ottaviani, M. Espinosa, W.R., and Ramon, D. (2019). Modeling Atmosphere-Ocean Radiative Transfer: A PACE Mission Perspective, Front. Earth Sci., 7, 100, doi: 10.3389/feart.2019.00100.
*Zhang, X., Stramski, D., Reynolds, R., and Blocker, E.R. (2019). Light scattering by pure water and seawater: the depolarization ratio and its variation with salinity, Appl. Opt., 58(4), 991-1004, doi: 10.1364/AO.58.000991.
*Zhang, X. and Hu, L. (2018). Anomalous Light Scattering by Pure Seawater, Appl. Sci. 2018, 8(12), 2679, doi: 10.3390/app8122679.
Sun, B., Kattawar, W., Yang, P., and Zhang, X. (2018). A Brief Review of Mueller Matrix Calculations Associated with Oceanic Particles, Appl. Sci., 8(12), 2686, doi: 10.3390/app8122686.
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.
He, S., Zhang, X., Xiong, Y., and Gray, D. (2017). A Bidirectional Subsurface Remote Sensing Reflectance Model Explicitly Accounting for Particle Backscattering Shapes, J. Geophys. Res. Oceans, 122(11), 8614-8626, doi: 10.1002/2017JC013313.
Xiong, Y., Zhang, X., He, S., and Gray, D. (2017). Re-examining the Effect of Particle Phase Functions on the Remote-sensing Reflectance, Appl. Opt., 56(24), 6881-6888, doi: 10.1364/AO.56.006881.
Zhang, X. and Gray, D. (2015). Backscattering by Dissolved Particles in Coastal Waters, J. Geophys. Res. Oceans, 120(10), 6914-6926, doi: 10.1002/2015JC010936.
Zhang, X., Huot, Y., Bricaud, A., and Sosik, H.M. (2015). Inversion of Spectral Absorption Coefficients to Infer Phytoplankton Size Classes, Chlorophyll Concentration, and Detrital Matter, Appl. Opt., 54(18), 5805-5816, doi: 10.1364/AO.54.005805.
Christensen, M., Zhang, J., Reid, J.S., Zhang, X., Hyer, E.J., and Smirnov, A. (2015). A Theoretical Study of the Effect of Oceanic Bubbles on the Enhanced Aerosol Optical Depth Band over High Latitude Southern Oceans as Detected From MODIS and MISR, Atmos. Meas. Tech., 8, 2149-2160, doi: 10.5194/amt-8-2149-2015.
Zhang, X., Boss, E., and Gray, D.J. (2014). Significance of Scattering by Oceanic Particles at Angles Around 120 Degree, Opt. Express, 22(25), 31329-31336, doi: 10.1364/OE.22.031329.
Zhang, X., Stavn, R., Falster, A., Gray, D., and Gould, R. (2014). New Insight into Particulate Mineral and Organic Matter in Coastal Ocean Waters through Optical Inversion, Estuar. Coast., 149, 1-12, doi: 10.1016/j.ecss.2014.06.003.
Zhang, X., Huot, Y., Gray, D.J., Weidemann, A., and Rhea, W.J. (2013). Biogeochemical Origins of Particles Obtained from the Inversion of the Volume Scattering Function and Spectral Absorption in Coastal Waters, Biogeosciences, 10, 6029-6043, doi: 10.5194/bg-10-6029-2013.
Zhang, X. (2012). Molecular Light Scattering by Pure Sea Water, in Light Scattering Reviews 7 (A. Kokhanovsky, ed.), 225-243, doi: 10.1007/978-3-642-21907-8_7.
Zhang, X., Gray, D., Huot, Y., You, Y., and Bi, L. (2012). Comparison of Optically Derived Particle Size Distributions: Scattering Over the Full Angular Range Versus Diffraction at Near Forward Angles, Appl. Opt., 51(21), 5085-5099, doi: 10.1364/AO.51.005085.
Twardowski, M., Zhang, X., Vagle, S., Sullivan, J., Freeman, S., Czerski, H., You, Y., Bi, L., and Kattawar, G. (2012). The Optical Volume Scattering Function in a Surf Zone Inverted to Derive Sediment and Bubble Particle Subpopulations, J. Geophys. Res., 117(C7), C00H17, doi: 10.1029/2011JC007347.
Czerski, H., Twardowski, M., Zhang, X., and Vagle, S. (2011). Resolving Size Distributions of Bubbles with Radii Less than 30 µm with Optical and Acoustical Methods, J. Geophys. Res., 116(C7), C00H11, doi: 10.1029/2011JC007177.
Zhang, X., Twardowski, M., and Lewis, M. (2011). Retrieving Composition and Sizes of Oceanic Particle Subpopulations from the Volume Scattering Function, Appl. Opt., 50(9), 1240-1259, doi: 10.1364/AO.50.001240.
Zhang, X., Hu, L., Twardowski, M.S., and Sullivan, J.M. (2009). Scattering by Solutions of Major Sea Salts, Opt. Express, 17(22), 19580-19585, doi: 10.1364/OE.17.019580.
Zhang, X. and Hu, L. (2009). Scattering by Pure Seawater at High Salinity, Opt. Express, 17(15), 12685-12691, doi: 10.1364/OE.17.012685.
Zhang, X., Hu, L., and He, M.-X. (2009). Scattering by Pure Seawater: Effect of Salinity, Opt. Express, 17(7), 5698-5710, doi: 10.1364/OE.17.005698.
Zhang, X. and Hu, L. (2009). Estimating Scattering of Pure Water from Density Fluctuation of the Refractive Index, Opt. Express, 17(3), 1671-1678, doi: 10.1364/OE.17.001671.
Zhang, X., Lewis, M., Bissett, W.P., Johnson, B., and Kohler, D. (2004). Optical Influence of Ship Wakes, Appl. Opt., 43(15), 3122-3132, doi: 10.1364/AO.43.003122.
Zhang, X., Lewis, M., Lee, M., Johnson, B., and Korotaev, G. (2002). The Volume Scattering Function of Natural Bubble Populations, Limnol. Oceanogr., 47(5), 1273-1282, doi: 10.4319/lo.2002.47.5.1273.
Zhang, X., Lewis, M., and Johnson, B. (1998). Influence of Bubbles on Scattering of Light in the Ocean, Appl. Opt., 37(27), 6525-6536, doi: 10.1364/AO.37.006525.
Zhang, X., Okada, Y., Kimura, N., Fukushima, H., Senga, Y., Sugimori, Y., and He, M. (1995). Comparison of Pigment Concentration Between CZCS-estimation and Ship-observation in the Waters Around Japan: Test of an Improved Atmospheric Correction Method, Journal of Advanced Marine Science and Technology Society, 1(2), 14-25.
He, M., Zhao, C., and Zhang, X. (1994). Ocean Wave Directional Spectra by Optical Methods, in Oceanology of China Seas (Zhou Di et al., eds.), 2, 557-564, doi: 10.1007/978-94-011-0886-7_21.
*Funded by PACE