Sciences and Exploration Directorate

Wayne D Robinson



Org Code: 616

Mail Code: 616.2
Greenbelt, MD 20771

Employer: Science Application International Corp.

Brief Bio

Wayne Roninson is a scientist / programmer in the Ocean Ecology Laboratory, focusing primarily on the processing / atmospheric correction of satellite-measured Ocean Color data.   Ancillary data for the ocean processing is also a focus.



Robinson, W. D., B. A. Franz, A. Mannino, and J.-H. Ahn. 2016. Cloud motion in the GOCI/COMS ocean colour data International Journal of Remote Sensing 37 (20): 4948-4963 [10.1080/01431161.2016.1225177]

Werdell, P. J., B. A. Franz, J. T. Lefler, W. D. Robinson, and E. Boss. 2013. Retrieving marine inherent optical properties from satellites using temperature and salinity-dependent backscattering by seawater Opt. Express 21 (26): 32,611-32,622 [10.1364/OE.21.032611]

Siegel, D. A., B. Behrenfeld, S. Maritorena, et al. C. McClain, D. Antoine, S. Bailey, P. Bontempi, E. Boss, H. Dierssen, S. Doney, R. Eplee, R. Evans, G. Feldman, E. Fields, B. Franz, N. Kuring, C. Mengelt, R. Nelson, F. Patt, W. Robinson, J. Sarmiento, C. Swan, P. Werdell, T. Westberry, J. Wilding, and J. Yoder. 2013. Regional to global assessments of phytoplankton dynamics from the SeaWiFS mission Remote Sensing of Environment 135 77-91 [10.1016/j.rse.2013.03.025]

Ahmad, Z., C. R. Mc Clain, J. R. Herman, et al. B. A. Franz, E. Kwiatkowska, W. D. Robinson, E. Buscela, and M. A. Tzortziou. 2007. Atmospheric correction for NO<sub>2</sub> absorption in retrieving water-leaving reflectances from the SeaWiFS and MODIS measurements Applied Optics 46 (26): 6504 [10.1364/AO.46.006504]

Patt, F., B. A. Franz, W. Robinson, and J. Gales. 2003. Level-1a and Level-3 Processing Changes NASA/TM 2003-206892, Vol 22 41-45

Eplee, R. E., W. D. Robinson, S. W. Bailey, et al. D. K. Clark, J. Werdell, M. Wang, R. A. Barnes, and C. R. McClain. 2001. Calibration of SeaWiFS. II. Vicarious techniques Applied Optics 40 (36): 6701-6718 [10.1364/AO.40.006701]

Vasilkov, A., N. Krotkov, J. Herman, et al. C. McClain, K. Arrigo, and W. Robinson. 2001. Global mapping of underwater UV irradiances and DNA-weighted exposures using Total Ozone Mapping Spectrometer and Sea-viewing Wide Field-of-view Sensor data products Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans 106 (C11): 27205-27219 [10.1029/2000jc000373]

Eplee, R. E., W. D. Robinson, S. W. Bailey, and D. K. Clark. 2001. Calibration of SeaWiFS. II. Vicarious Techniques Applied Optics 40 (36): 6701-6718 [10.1364/AO.40.006701]

Siegel, D. A., M. Wang, S. Maritorena, and W. Robinson. 2000. Atmospheric correction of satellite ocean color imagery: the black pixel assumption Applied Optics 39 (21): 3582 [10.1364/ao.39.003582]


Turpie, K. R., B. A. Franz, W. D. Robinson, et al. R. E. Eplee, G. Meister, G. F. Fireman, F. S. Patt, R. A. Barnes, and C. R. Mc Clain. 2012. Suomi NPP VIIRS ocean color data product early mission assessment Proc. SPIE 8510, Earth Observing Systems XVII 8510 85101H [10.1117/12.931113]

Eplee, R. E., K. R. Turpie, G. F. Fireman, et al. G. Meister, T. C. Stone, F. S. Patt, B. A. Franz, S. W. Bailey, W. D. Robinson, and C. R. Mc Clain. 2012. VIIRS on-orbit calibration for ocean color data processing Proc. SPIE 8510, Earth Observing Systems XVII 8510 85101G [10.1117/12.930483]

Turpie, K. R., G. Meister, R. E. Eplee, et al. R. A. Barnes, B. A. Franz, F. S. Patt, W. D. Robinson, and C. R. McClain. 2011. Assessment of NPP VIIRS Ocean Color Data Products: Hope and Risk Proc. of SPIE 8153 9 pp. [10.1117/12.893945]

Robinson, W. D., F. S. Patt, B. A. Franz, K. R. Turpie, and C. R. Mc Clain. 2011. The VIIRS ocean data simulator enhancements and results Proc. SPIE 8153, Earth Observing Systems XVI 8153 81531P [10.1117/12.892936]

Robinson, W., F. Patt, B. A. Franz, K. Turpie, and C. R. Mcclain. 2009. A VIIRS ocean data simulator Proc. SPIE 7452, Earth Observing Systems XIV 7452 75420A [10.1117/12.827058]

Franz, B. A., F. Patt, R. A. Barnes, et al. R. E. Eplee Jr, J. E. O'Reilly, W. Robinson, G. C. Feldman, S. W. Bailey, J. Gales, J. Werdell, M. Wang, R. Frouin, R. P. Stumpf, R. A. Arnone, R. W. Gould Jr, P. M. Martinolich, V. Ransibrahmanakul, and J. A. Yoder. 2003. Algorithm Updates for the Fourth SeaWiFS Data Reprocessing NASA/TM 2003-206892 22 74 pp

Robinson, W., B. A. Franz, F. Patt, S. W. Bailey, and P. J. Werdell. 2003. Masks and Flags Updates NASA/TM 2003--206892, Vol 22 34-40

Bailey, S. W., W. Robinson, and B. A. Franz. 2003. Modifications to the SeaWiFS NIR Correction NASA/TM 2003-206892, Vol 22 26-28

Hsu, N.-Y. C., W. Robinson, S. W. Bailey, and P. Werdell. 2000. The description of the SeaWiFS absorbing aerosol index SeaWiFS NASA Technical Memorandum 2000-206892 10 3-5