Alexander Smirnov

Alexander Smirnov

  • SENIOR SCIENTIST
  • 301.614.6626
  • NASA/GSFC
  • Mail Code: 618
  • Greenbelt , MD 20771
  • Employer: SCIENCE SYSTEMS AND APPLICATIONS INC
  • Current Projects

    Aerosol Robotic Network (AERONET)


    Maritime Aerosol Network (MAN)


    Positions/Employment

    8/2009 - Present

    Research Scientist (Chief)

    Sigma Space Corporation, Lanham, MD
    11/2007 - 7/2009

    Lead Research Scientist

    Science Systems and Applications, Inc., Lanham, MD
    10/2001 - 11/2007

    Senior Research Scientist

    Goddard Earth Sciences and Technology Center, University of Maryland - Baltimore County, Baltimore, MD
    6/1996 - 9/2001

    Senior Staff Scientist

    Science Systems and Applications, Inc., Lanham, MD
    2/1993 - 6/1996

    Postdoctoral Fellow, Project Scientist

    Centre d'applications et de recherches en teledetection (CARTEL), Universite de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
    6/1991 - 2/1993

    Senior Scientist

    Medical Center "Aerosol", Saint Petersburg, Russia
    3/1980 - 5/1991

    Scientist, Senior Scientist

    Hydrometeorological Institute, Saint Petersburg, Russia

    Education

    06/1988 - Ph.D. (Phys.-Math.), P.P.Shirshov Institute of Oceanology, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia.

    02/1980 - M.Sc. in Physics/Atmospheric Physics, Saint Petersburg State University, Saint Petersburg, Russia.

    Professional Societies

    American Geophysical Union, 1995 - Present

    Professional Service

    Journal of Geophysical Research – Atmospheres – Associate Editor (since May 2005)

    Goddard Earth Sciences and Technology Center Council member, faculty group leader (November 2001 – January 2004, November 2005 – October 2007)

    AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, December 5-10, 2011 (oral session chair)

    International Symposium “Atmospheric Radiation and Dynamics”, Saint Petersburg - Petrodvorets, Russia, June 21-24, 2011 (Program Committee member)

    The Second International Conference of Aerosol Science and Global Change, Hangzhou, China, August 18-21, 2009 (Academic Committee member)

    AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, December 11-15, 2006 (poster session chair)

    AERONET Special session, AGU Spring Meeting, Washington, DC, May 28-31, 2002 (poster session chair)

    8th Scientific assembly of IAMAS, Innsbruck, Austria, July 10-18, 2001 (conference co-convener)

    Other Professional Information

    Languages: Russian (native speaker)

    Google citations: http://scholar.google.com/citations?user=fFAsPfAAAAAJ&hl=en

    ResearchGate webpage: http://www.researchgate.net/profile/Alexander_Smirnov4


    Selected Publications

    Refereed

    Witek, M., M. J. Garay, D. J. Diner, and A. Smirnov. 2013. "Aerosol optical depths over oceans: A view from MISR retrievals and collocated MAN and AERONET in situ observations." J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 118 (22): 12,620-12,633 [10.1002/2013JD020393]

    Eck, T. F., B. N. Holben, J. S. Reid, et al. M. M. Mukelabai, S. J. Piketh, O. Torres, H. T. Jethva, E. J. Hyer, D. E. Ward, O. Dubovik, A. Sinyuk, J. Schafer, D. M. Giles, M. G. Sorokin, A. Smirnov, and I. Slutsker. 2013. "A seasonal trend of single scattering albedo in southern African biomass-burning particles: Implications for satellite products and estimates of emissions for the world's largest biomass-burning source." J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 118 (12): 6414-6432 [10.1002/jgrd.50500]

    Toth, T., J. Zhang, J. R. Campbell, et al. J. S. Reid, Y. Shi, R. S. Johnson, A. Smirnov, M. A. Vaughan, and D. M. Winker. 2013. "Investigating enhanced Aqua MODIS aerosol optical depth retrievals over the mid-to-high latitude Southern Oceans through intercomparison with co-located CALIOP, MAN, and AERONET data sets." J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 118 (10): 4700-4714 [10.1002/jgrd.50311]

    Meskhidze, N., M. D. Petters, K. Tsigaridis, et al. T. Bates, C. ODowd, J. Reid, E. R. Lewis, B. Gantt, M. D. Anguelova, P. V. Bhave, J. Bird, A. H. Callaghan, D. Ceburnis, R. Chang, A. Clarke, G. de Leeuw, G. Deane, P. J. DeMott, S. Elliot, M.-C. Facchini, C. W. Fairall, L. Hawkins, Y. Hu, J. G. Hudson, M. S. Johnson, K. C. Kaku, W. C. Keene, D. J. Kieber, M. S. Long, M. Martensson, R. L. Modini, C. L. Osburn, K. A. Prather, A. Pszenny, M. Rinaldi, L. M. Russell, M. Salter, A. M. Sayer, A. Smirnov, S. R. Suda, T. D. Toth, D. R. Worsnop, A. Wozniak, and S. R. Zorn. 2013. "Production mechanisms, number concentration, size distribution, chemical composition, and optical properties of sea spray aerosols." Atmos. Sci. Lett., 14 (4): 207-213 [10.1002/asl2.441]

    Arola, A., T. F. Eck, J. Huttunen, et al. K. Lehtinen, A. Lindfors, G. Myhre, A. Smirnov, S. Tripathi, and H. Yu. 2013. "Influence of observed diurnal cycles of aerosol optical depth on aerosol direct radiative effect." Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 13:

    Giles, D. M., B. N. Holben, T. F. Eck, et al. A. Sinyuk, A. Smirnov, I. Slutsker, R. R. Dickerson, A. M. Thompson, and J. S. Schafer. 2012. "Analysis of AERONET aerosol absorption properties and characteristics from representative aerosol source locations." J. Geophys. Res., 117: 17203 [doi: 10.1029/ 2010JD018127]

    Sayer, A. M., A. Smirnov, N.-Y. C. Hsu, L. A. Munchak, and B. N. Holben. 2012. "Estimating marine aerosol particle volume and number from Maritime Aerosol Network data." Atmos. Chem. Phys., 12 (18): 8889-8909 [10.5194/acp-12-8889-2012]

    Sayer, A. M., A. Smirnov, N.-Y. C. Hsu, and B. N. Holben. 2012. "A pure marine aerosol model, for use in remote sensing applications." J. Geophys. Res., 117 (D5): D05213 [10.1029/2011JD016689]

    Huang, J., N.-Y. C. Hsu, S.-C. Tsay, et al. B. N. Holben, E. J. Welton, A. Smirnov, M.-J. Jeong, R. A. Hansell, T. A. Berkoff, Z. Liu, G.-R. Liu, J. R. Campbell, S. C. Liew, and J. E. Barnes. 2012. "Evaluations of cirrus contamination and screening in ground aerosol observations using collocated lidar systems." J. Geophys. Res., 117 (D15): D15204 [10.1029/2012JD017757]

    Sinyuk, A., B. N. Holben, A. Smirnov, et al. T. F. Eck, I. Slutsker, J. S. Schafer, D. M. Giles, and M. Sorokin. 2012. "Assessment of error in aerosol optical depth measured by AERONET due to aerosol forward scattering." Geophysical Research Letters, 39 (23): L23806 [10.1029/2012GL053894]

    Sayer, A., A. Smirnov, N. C. Hsu, L. A. Munchak, and B. N. Holben. 2012. "Estimating marine aerosol particle volume and number from Maritime Aerosol Network data." Atm Chem Phys, 12: 8889-8909.

    Eck, T. F., B. N. Holben, J. S. Reid, et al. D. M. Giles, M. A. Rivas, R. P. Singh, S. N. Tripathi, C. J. Bruegge, S. E. Platnick, G. T. Arnold, N. A. Krotkov, S. A. Carn, A. Siniuk, O. Dubovik, A. Arola, J. S. Schafer, P. Artaxo, A. Smirnov, H. Chen, and P. Goloub. 2012. "Fog- and cloud-induced aerosol modification observed by the Aerosol Robotic Network (AERONET)." J Geophys Res, 117 (D7): D07206 [10.1029/2011JD016839]

    Kleidman, R. G., A. Smirnov, R. C. Levy, S. Mattoo, and D. Tanre. 2012. "Evaluation and Wind Speed Dependence of MODIS Aerosol Retrievals Over Open Ocean." IEEE Trans. Geosci. Remote Sensing, 50 (2): 429-435 [10.1109/TGRS.2011.2162073]

    Sayer, A. M., N.-Y. C. Hsu, C. Bettenhausen, et al. Z. Ahmad, B. N. Holben, A. Smirnov, G. E. Thomas, and J. Zhang. 2012. "SeaWiFS Ocean Aerosol Retrieval (SOAR): Algorithm, validation, and comparison with other data sets." J. Geophys. Res., 117 (D3): D03206 [10.1029/2011JD016599]

    Smirnov, A., A. M. Sayer, B. N. Holben, et al. N. C. Hsu, S. M. Sakerin, A. Macke, N. B. Nelson, Y. Courcoux, T. J. Smyth, P. Croot, P. K. Quinn, J. Sciare, S. K. Gulev, S. Piketh, R. Losno, S. Kinne, and V. F. Radionov. 2012. "Smoke aerosol and its radiative effects during extreme fire event over Central Russia in summer 2010." Atmos Meas Tech, 5 (3): 557-568 [10.5194/amt-5-557-2012]

    Zhang, Y., H. Yu, T. F. Eck, et al. A. Smirnov, M. Chin, L. A. Remer, H. Bian, Q. Tan, R. C. Levy, B. N. Holben, and S. Piazzolla. 2012. "Aerosol daytime variations over North and South America derived from multiyear AERONET measurements." J. Geophys. Res., 117 (D5): D05211 [10.1029/2011JD017242]

    Smirnov, A., A. Sayer, B. Holben, et al. N. Hsu, S. Sakerin, A. Macke, N. Nelson, Y. Courcoux, T. Smyth, P. Croot, P. Quinn, J. Sciare, S. Gulev, S. Piketh, R. Losno, S. Kinne, and V. Radionov. 2012. "Effect of wind speed on aerosol optical depth over remote oceans, based on data from the Maritime Aerosol Network." Atmos Meas Tech, 5 (2): 377-388 [10.5194/amt-5-377-2012]

    Gautam, R., N.-Y. C. Hsu, S.-C. Tsay, et al. W. K. Lau, B. N. Holben, S. Bell, A. Smirnov, C. Li, R. A. Hansell, Q. Ji, S. Payra, D. Aryal, R. Kayastha, and K.-M. Kim. 2011. "Accumulation of aerosols over the Indo-Gangetic plains and southern slopes of the Himalayas: distribution, properties and radiative effects during the 2009 pre-monsoon season." Atmos. Chem. Phys., 11 (24): 12841-12863 [10.5194/acp-11-12841-2011]

    Kim, D., M. Chin, H. Yu, et al. T. F. Eck, A. Sinyuk, A. Smirnov, and B. N. Holben. 2011. "Dust optical properties over North Africa and Arabian Peninsula derived from the AERONET dataset." Atmos. Chem. Phys., 11 (20): 10733-10741 [10.5194/acp-11-10733-2011]

    Smirnov, A., B. Holben, D. Giles, et al. I. Stutsker, N. O'Neill, T. Eck, A. Macke, P. Croot, Y. Courcoux, S. Sakerin, T. Smyth, T. Zielinski, G. Zibordi, J. Goes, M. Harvey, P. Quinn, N. Nelson, V. Radionov, C. Duarte, R. Losno, J. Sciare, K. Voss, S. Kinne, N. Nalli, E. Joseph, K. Moorthy, D. Covert, S. Guley, J. Milinevski, P. Larouche, S. Belander, E. Horne, M. Chin, L. Remer, R. Kahn, J. Reid, M. Schulz, C. Heald, J. Zhang, K. Lapina, R. Kleidman, J. Griesfeller, B. Gaitley, Q. Tan, and T. Diehl. 2011. "Maritime aerosol network as a component of AERONET – first results and comparison with global aerosol models and satellite retrievals." Atmos Meas Tech, 4 (3): 583-597 [10.5194/amt-4-583-2011]

    Wilson, D., S. Piketh, A. Smirnov, and B. N. Holben. 2010. "Aerosol optical properties over the South Atlantic and Southern Ocean during the 140th cruise of the M/VS.A. Agulhas." Atmospheric Research, 98 (2-4): 285-296 [10.1016/j.atmosres.2010.07.007]

    Kahn, D., B. Gaitley, M. Garay, et al. D. Diner, T. F. Eck, A. Smirnov, and B. N. Holben. 2010. "Multiangle Imaging SpectroRadiometer global aerosol product assessment by comparison with the Aerosol Robotic Network." J. Geophys. Res., 115 (D23): D23209 [10.1029/2010JD014601]

    Moorthy, K., S. Beegum, S. Babu, et al. A. Smirnov, S. John, K. Kumar, K. Narasimhulu, C. Dutt, and V. Nair. 2010. "Optical and physical characteristics of Bay of Bengal aerosols during W-ICARB: Spatial and vertical heterogeneities in the marine atmospheric boundary layer and in the vertical column." J. Geophys. Res., 115 (D24): D24213 [10.1029/2010JD014094]

    Eck, T. F., B. N. Holben, A. Sinyuk, et al. R. Pinker, P. Goloub, H. Chen, B. Chatenet, Z. Li, R. Singh, S. Tripathi, J. Reid, D. M. Giles, O. Dubovik, N. O'Neill, A. Smirnov, P. Wang, and X. Xia. 2010. "Climatological aspects of the optical properties of fine/coarse mode aerosol mixtures." J. Geophys. Res., 115 (D19): D19205 [10.1029/2010JD014002]

    Melin, F., M. Clerici, G. Zibordi, B. N. Holben, and A. Smirnov. 2010. "Validation of SeaWiFS and MODIS aerosol products with globally distributed AERONET data." Remote Sensing of Environment, 114 (2): 230-250 [10.1016/j.rse.2009.09.003]

    Alexandrov, M. D., B. Schmid, D. D. Turner, et al. B. Cairns, V. Oinas, A. A. Lacis, S. I. Gutman, E. R. Westwater, A. Smirnov, and J. Eilers. 2009. "Columnar water vapor retrievals from multifilter rotating shadowband radiometer data." J. Geophys. Res., 114 (D2): D02306 [10.1029/2008JD010543]

    Smirnov, A., B. N. Holben, I. Slutsker, et al. D. M. Giles, C. R. McClain, T. F. Eck, S. Sakerin, A. Macke, P. Croot, G. Zibordi, P. Quinn, J. Sciare, S. Kinne, M. Harvey, T. Smyth, S. Piketh, T. Zielinski, A. Proshutinsky, J. Goes, N. Nelson, P. Larouche, V. Radionov, P. Goloub, K. Moorthy, R. Matarrese, E. Robertson, and F. Jourdin. 2009. "Maritime Aerosol Network as a component of Aerosol Robotic Network." J. Geophys. Res., 114 (D6): D06204 [10.1029/2008JD011257]

    Cong, Z., S. Kang, A. Smirnov, and B. N. Holben. 2009. "Aerosol optical properties at Nam Co, a remote site in central Tibetan Plateau." Atmospheric Research, 92 (1): 42-48 [10.1016/j.atmosres.2008.08.005]

    Eck, T. F., B. N. Holben, J. Reid, et al. A. Siniuk, E. Hyer, N. O'Neil, G. Shaw, J. R. Vande Castle, F. Chapin, O. Dubovik, A. Smirnov, E. F. Vermote, J. S. Schafer, D. M. Giles, I. Slutsker, M. Sorokin, and W. Newcomb. 2009. "Optical properties of boreal region biomass burning aerosols in central Alaska and seasonal variation of aerosol optical depth at an Arctic coastal site." J. Geophys. Res., 114 (D11): D11201 [10.1029/2008JD010870]

    Sakerin, S., S. Beresnev, S. Gorda, et al. D. Kabanov, I. Kornienko, I. Kornienko, I. Kornienko, A. Mikhalev, S. Nikolashkin, M. Panchenko, V. Pol'kin, A. Smirnov, M. Tashchilin, S. Turchinovich, S. Turchinovich, S. Turchinovich, B. N. Holben, and T. Eremina. 2009. "Annual aerosol spectral optical depth characterization in Siberia." Atm Ocean Optics, 22 (6): 566-574.

    Livingston, J., J. Redemann, P. Russell, et al. O. Torres, B. Veihelmann, P. Veefkind, R. Braak, A. Smirnov, L. A. Remer, R. Bergstrom, O. Coddington, K. Schmidt, P. Pilewskie, R. Johnson, and Q. Zhang. 2009. "Comparison of aerosol optical depths from the Ozone Monitoring Instrument (OMI) on Aura with results from airborne sunphotometry, other space and ground measurements during MILAGRO/INTEX-B." Atmos Chem Phys, 9: 6743-6765 [10.5194/acp-9-6743-2009]

    Tian, B., D. E. Waliser, R. A. Kahn, et al. Q. Li, Y. L. Yung, T. Tyranowski, I. V. Geogdzhayev, M. I. Mishchenko, O. Torres, and A. Smirnov. 2008. "Does the Madden-Julian Oscillation influence aerosol variability?" J. Geophys. Res., 113 (D12): D12215 [10.1029/2007JD009372]

    Sakerin, S., D. Kabanov, V. Radionov, et al. I. Slutsker, A. Smirnov, S. Terpugova, and B. N. Holben. 2008. "About investigation results on the atmosphere aerosol optical depth in circumnavigation around Antarctica (the 53d RAE)." Atm Ocean Optics, 21 (12): 900-904 [Full Text (Link)]

    Sakerin, S., D. Kabanov, A. Smirnov, and B. N. Holben. 2008. "Aerosol optical depth of atmosphere over the oceans in the wavelength range 0.37–4 µm." Int J Rem Sens, 29 (9): 2519-2547 [10.1080/01431160701767492 ]

    Eck, T. F., B. N. Holben, J. Reid, et al. A. Siniuk, O. Dubovik, A. Smirnov, D. M. Giles, N. O'Neill, S.-C. Tsay, Q. Ji, A. Mandoos, M. Kahn, E. Reid, J. S. Schafer, M. G. Sorokin, W. Newcomb, and I. Slutsker. 2008. "Spatial and temporal variability of column-integrated aerosol optical properties in the southern Arabian Gulf and United Arab Emirates in summer." J. Geophys. Res., 113 (D1): D01204 [10.1029/2007JD008944]

    O'Neill, N., T. F. Eck, J. Ried, A. Smirnov, and O. Pancrati. 2008. "Coarse mode optical information retrievable using ultraviolet to short-wave infrared Sun photometry: Application to United Arab Emirates Unified Aerosol Experiment data." J. Geophys. Res., 113 (D5): D05212 [10.1029/2007JD009052]

    Sakerin, S., D. Kabanov, V. Kozlov, et al. M. Panchenko, V. Pol'kin, A. Tikhomirov, N. Vlasov, V. Radionov, A. Smirnov, B. N. Holben, I. Slutsker, and L. Golobokova. 2007. "Results of the studies of aerosol characteristics in the 52 RAE." Problems of Arctic and Antarctica, 77: 67-75.

    Malyshkin, A., I. Poddubny, I. Poddubny, et al. I. Poddubny, S. Beresnev, C. Gorda, S. Sakerin, and A. Smirnov. 2007. "Middle Ural in the AEROSIBNET system: preliminary analysis of regional sources of the atmospheric aerosol contamination." Atm Ocean Optics, 20: 457-460.

    Sakerin, S., A. Smirnov, V. Pol'kin, et al. D. Kabanov, M. Panchenko, B. N. Holben, and O. Kopelevich. 2007. "Aerosol optical and microphysical properties over the Atlantiv Ocean during the 19th cruise of the Research Vessel Akademik Sergey Vavilov." J Geophys Res, 112 (D10220): 9 pp. [10.1029/2006JD007947]

    Smirnov, A., B. N. Holben, S. M. Sakerin, et al. D. M. Kabanov, I. Slutsker, M. Chin, T. L. Diehl, L. A. Remer, R. Kahn, A. Ignatov, L. Liu, M. I. Mishchenko, T. F. Eck, T. L. Kucsera, D. Giles, and O. V. Kopelevich. 2006. "Ship-based aerosol optical depth measurements in the Atlantic Ocean: Comparison with satellite retrievals and GOCART model." Geophys Res Lett, 33 (14): L14817 [10.1029/2006GL026051]

    Lyapustin, A., Y. Wang, J. Martonchik, et al. J. Privette, B. N. Holben, I. Slutsker, A. Sinyuk, and A. Smirnov. 2006. "Local Analysis of MISR Surface BRF and Albedo Over GSFC and Mongu AERONET Sites." IEEE Trans Geosci Remote Sens, 44 (7): 1707-1718.

    Schmid, B., R. Ferrare, C. Flynn, et al. R. Elleman, D. Covert, A. Strawa, E. Welton, D. Turner, H. Jonsson, J. Redemann, J. Eilers, K. Ricci, A. Hallar, M. Clayton, J. Michalsky, A. Smirnov, B. N. Holben, and J. Barnard. 2006. "How well do state-of-the-art techniques measuring the vertical profile of tropospheric aerosol extinction compare?" J Geophys Res, 111 (D05S07): 25 pp.

    Schmid, B., R. Ferrare, C. Flynn, et al. R. Elleman, D. Covert, A. Strawa, E. J. Welton, D. Turner, H. Jonsson, J. Redemann, J. Eiilers, J. Ricci, A. G. Hallar, M. Clayton, J. Michalsky, A. Smirnov, B. Holben, B. Holben, and J. Bernard. 2006. "How well do state-of-the-art techniques measuring the vertical profile of tropospheric aerosol extinction compare?" J. Geophys. Res., 111 (D5): D05S07 [10.1029/2005JD005837]

    Sakerin, S. M., D. M. Kabanov, A. Smirnov, et al. B. N. Holben, I. Slutsker, D. M. Giles, and O. V. Kopelevich. 2006. "Variability of aerosol optical layer of the atmosphere in South Atlantic, Basic Researches of Oceans and Seas." Book 1: Nauka, Moscow, Russia.

    Sakerin, S., D. Kabanov, M. Panchenko, et al. V. Polkin, B. N. Holben, A. Smirnov, S. Beresnev, S. Gorda, G. Kornienko, S. Nikolashkin, V. Poddubnyi, and M. Tashchilin. 2005. "Monitoring of atmospheric aerosol in the Asian part of Russia in 2004 within the framework of AEROSIBNET program." Atmospheric and Oceanic Optics, English Translation: 18 [ 871-875]

    Semenov, V. K., A. Smirnov, V. N. Aref'ev, L. I. Sorokina, and V. P. Sinyakov. 2005. "Aerosol optical depth over the mountainous region in central Asia (Issyk-Kul Lake, Kyrgyzstan)." Geophsy Res Lett, 32 (L05807): [10.1029/2004GL021746]

    Eck, T. F., B. N. Holben, O. Dubovik, et al. A. Smirnov, P. Goloub, H. B. Chen, B. Chatenet, L. Gomes, X.-Y. Zhang, S.-C. Tsay, Q. Ji, D. M. Giles, and I. Slutsker. 2005. "Columnar aerosol optical properties at AERONET sites in central eastern Asia and aerosol transport to the tropical mid-Pacific." J. Geophys. Res., 110 (D6): D06202 [10.1029/2004JD005274]

    Kahn, R., W.-H. Li, J. V. Martonchik, et al. C. J. Bruegge, D. J. Diner, B. J. Gaitley, W. Abdou, O. Dubovik, B. N. Holben, A. Smirnov, Z. Jin, and D. Clark. 2005. "MISR Calibration and Implications for Low-Light-Level Aerosol Retrieval over Dark Water." J Atmos Sci, 62: 1032-1052.

    Smirnov, A., S. Sakerin, B. N. Holben, et al. D. Kabanov, I. Slutsker, D. M. Giles, and O. Kopelevich. 2005. "Ship-based aerosol optical depth measurements in the Atlantic Ocean." Geophys Res Abstracts, 7: 2 pp.

    Aculinin, A., A. Smirnov, V. Smicov, T. F. Eck, and B. N. Holben. 2005. "Solar radiation, total column ozone content and aerosol optical properties monitoring at the ground-based station in Kishinev, Moldova." Geophys Res Abstracts, 7: 2 pp.

    Perrone, M. R., M. Santese, A. M. Tafuro, B. N. Holben, and A. Smirnov. 2005. "Aerosol load characterization over South-East Italy for one year of AERONET sun-photometer measurements." Atmos Res, 75 (1-2): 111-133 [10.1016/j.atmosres.2004.12.003]

    Liu, L., M. I. Mishchenko, I. Geogdzhayev, et al. A. Smirnov, S. M. Sakerin, D. M. Kabanov, and O. A. Ershov. 2004. "Global validation of two-channel AVHRR aerosol optical thickness retrievals over the oceans." J Quant Spectrosc Radiat Transfer, 88 (1-3): 97-109 [10.1016/j.jqsrt.2004.03.031]

    Reid, J. S., H. H. Jonsson, H. B. Maring, et al. A. Smirnov, D. L. Savoie, S. S. Cliff, E. A. Reid, M. M. Meier, O. Dubovik, and S.-C. Tsay. 2003. "Comparison of size and morphological measurements of coarse mode dust particles from Africa." J. Geophys. Res., 108 (D19): [Full Text (Link)] [10.1029/2002JD002485]

    Smirnov, A., B. N. Holben, O. Dubovik, et al. R. Frouin, T. F. Eck, and I. Slutsker. 2003. "Maritime component in aerosol optical models derived from Aerosol Robotic Network data." J. Geophys. Res., 108 (D1): 4033 [Full Text (Link)] [10.1029/2002JD002701]

    Smirnov, A., B. N. Holben, T. F. Eck, O. Dubovik, and I. Slutsker. 2003. "Effect of wind speed on columnar aerosol optical properties at Midway Island." J. Geophys. Res., 108 (D24): 4802 [Full Text (Link)] [10.1029/2003JD003879]

    Kinne, S., U. Lohmann, J. Feichter, et al. M. Schulz, C. Timmreck, S. Ghan, R. Easter, M. Chin, P. Ginouz, T. Takemura, I. Tegen, D. Koch, M. Herzog, J. Penner, G. Pitari, B. Holben, T. Eck, A. Smirnov, O. Dubovik, I. Slutsker, D. Tanre, O. Torres, M. Mishchenko, I. Geogdzhayev, D. A. Chu, and Y. Kaufman. 2003. "Monthly averages of aerosol properties: A global comparison among models, satellite data, and AERONET ground data." J. Geophys. Res., 108 (D20): 4634 [10.1029/2001JD001253]

    Livingston, J., P. Russell, J. Reid, et al. J. Redemann, B. Schmid, D. Allen, O. Torres, R. Levy, L. Remer, B. Holben, A. Smirnov, O. Dubovik, E. J. Welton, J. Campbell, J. Wang, and S. Christopher. 2003. "Airborne Sun photometer measurements of aerosol optical depth and columnar water vapor during the Puerto Rico Dust Experiment and comparison with land, aircraft, and satellite measurements." J Geophys Res, 108 (D19): 8588 [10.1029/2002JD002520]

    Reid, J., J. Kinney, D. Westphal, et al. B. Holben, E. J. Welton, S.-C. Tsay, D. Eleuterio, J. Campbell, S. Christopher, P. R. Colarco, H. Jonsson, J. Livingston, H. Maring, M. Meier, P. Pilewskie, J. Prospero, E. Reid, L. Remer, P. Russell, D. Savoie, A. Smirnov, and D. Tanre. 2003. "Analysis of measurements of Saharan dust by airborne and ground-based remote sensing methods during the Puerto Rico Dust Experiment (PRIDE)." J. Geophys. Res., 108 (D19): 8586 [10.1029/2002JD002493]

    Eck, T. F., B. N. Holben, J. Reid, et al. N. O'Neill, J. S. Schafer, O. Dubovik, A. Smirnov, M. Yamasoe, and P. Artaxo. 2003. "High aerosol optical depth biomass burning events: A comparison of optical properties for different source regions." Geophys Res Lett, 30 (20): 2035 [10.1029/2003GL017861]

    Eck, T. F., B. N. Holben, D. Ward, et al. M. Mukelabai, O. Dubovik, A. Smirnov, J. S. Schafer, N. Hsu, S. Piketh, A. Queface, J. Roux, R. Swap, and I. Slutsker. 2003. "Variability of biomass burning aerosol optical characteristics in southern Africa during the SAFARI 2000 dry season campaign and a comparison of single scattering albedo estimates from radiometric measurements." J. Geophys. Res., 108 (D13): 8447 [10.1029/2002JD002321]

    Smirnov, A., B. N. Holben, T. F. Eck, et al. I. Slutsker, B. Chatenet, and R. T. Pinker. 2002. "Diurnal variability of aerosol optical depth observed at AERONET (Aerosol Robotic Network) sites." Geophys. Res. Lett., 29 (23): 2115 [Full Text (Link)] [10.1029/2002GL016305]

    Smirnov, A., B. Holben, Y. Kaufman, et al. O. Dubovik, T. Eck, I. Slutsker, C. Pietras, and R. Halthore. 2002. "Optical properties of atmospheric aerosol in maritime environments." J Atmos Sci, 59: 501-523.

    Dubovik, O., B. Holben, T. Eck, et al. A. Smirnov, Y. Kaufman, M. King, D. Tanre, and I. Slutsker. 2002. "Variability of absorption and optical properties of key aerosol types observed in worldwide locations." J Atmos Sci, 59: 590-608.

    Remer, L., D. Tanre, Y. Kaufman, et al. C. Ichoku, S. Matto, R. Levy, D. Chu, B. N. Holben, O. Dubovik, A. Smirnov, J. Martins, R. Li, and Z. Ahmad. 2002. "Validation of MODIS aerosol retrieval over ocean." Geophys Res Lett, 29 (12): [10.1029/2001GL013204]

    Zhao, T. X., L. L. Stowe, A. Smirnov, et al. D. Crosby, J. Sapper, and C. R. McClain. 2002. "Development of a global validation package for satellite oceanic aerosol optical thickness retrieval based on AERONET observations and its application to NOAA/NESDIS operational aerosol retrievals." J.Atm.Sci., 59 (3): 294-312 [10.1175/1520-0469(2002)059<0294:DOAGVP>2.0.CO;2]

    Smirnov, A., B. N. Holben, O. Dubovik, et al. N. T. ONeill, T. F. Eck, D. L. Westphal, A. K. Goroch, C. Pietras, and I. Slutsker. 2002. "Atmospheric aerosol optical properties in the Persian Gulf region." J. Atmos. Sci., 59 (3): 620-634 [10.1175/1520-0469(2002)059<0620:AAOPIT>2.0.CO;2 Cu]

    Eck, T. F., B. N. Holben, D. Ward, et al. O. Dubovik, J. Reid, A. Smirnov, M. Mukelabai, N.-Y. C. Hsu, N. T. O'Neill, and I. Slutsker. 2001. "Characterization of the optical properties of biomass burning aerosols in Zambia during the 1997 ZIBBEE field campaign." J Geophys Res, 106 (D4): 3425-3448 [10.1029/2000JD900555]

    Holben, B. N., D. Tanre, A. Smirnov, et al. T. F. Eck, I. Slutsker, N. Abuhassan, W. Newcomb, J. Schafer, B. Chatenet, F. Lavenu, Y. Kaufman, J. Castle, A. Setzer, B. L. Markham, D. Clark, R. Frouin, R. Halthore, A. Karnieli, N. O'Neill, C. Pietras, R. Pinker, K. Voss, and G. Zibordi. 2001. "An emerging ground-based aerosol climatology: Aerosol optical depth from AERONET." J. Geophys. Res., 106 (D11): 12067-12097 [10.1029/2001JD900014]

    Tanré, D., Y. Kaufman, B. N. Holben, et al. B. Chatenet, A. Karnieli, F. Lavenu, L. Blarel, O. Dubovik, L. A. Remer, and A. Smirnov. 2001. "Climatology of dust aerosol size distribution and optical properties derived from remotely sensed data in the solar spectrum." J Geophys Res, 106 (D16): 18205-18217 [10.1029/2000JD900663]

    Kaufman, Y., A. Smirnov, B. N. Holben, and O. Dubovik. 2001. "Baseline maritime aerosol: Methodology to derive the optical thickness and scattering properties." Geophys Res Lett, 28 (17): 3251-3254 [10.1029/2001GL013312]

    Smirnov, A., B. Holben, O. Dubovik, et al. N. O'Neill, L. Remer, T. Eck, I. Slutsker, and D. Savoie. 2000. "Measurement of atmospheric optical parameters on U.S. Atlantic coast sites: Ships and Bermuda during TARFOX." J Geophys Res, 105: 9887-9902.

    Kaufman, Y., B. Holben, D. Tanre, et al. I. Slutsker, A. Smirnov, and T. Eck. 2000. "Will aerosol measurements from Terra and Aqua polar orbiting satellites represent the daily aerosol abundance and properties." Geophys Res Lett, 27: 3861-3864.

    Welton, E. J., K. Voss, H. Gordon, et al. H. Maring, A. Smirnov, B. Holben, B. Schmid, J. Livingston, P. Russell, P. Durkee, P. Formenti, and M. Andreae. 2000. "Ground-Based Lidar Measurements of Aerosols During ACE-2: Instrument Description Results and Comparisons with other Ground-Based Airborne Measurements." Tellus B, 52: 635-650.

    Dubovik, O., A. Smirnov, B. N. Holben, et al. M. D. King, Y. Kaufman, T. F. Eck, and I. Slutsker. 2000. "Accuracy assessment of aerosol optical properties retrieved from Aerosol Robotic Network (AERONET) Sun and sky radiance measurements." J Geophys Res, 105 (D8): 9791-9806 [10.1029/2000JD900040]

    Ferrare, R., S. Ismail, E. Browell, et al. V. Brackett, M. Clayton, S. Kooi, S. Melfi, D. N. Whiteman, G. Schwemmer, K. Evans, P. Russell, J. Livingston, B. Schmid, B. N. Holben, L. A. Remer, A. Smirnov, and P. Hobbs. 2000. "Comparison of aerosol optical properties and water vapor among ground and airborne lidars and Sun photometers during TARFOX." J Geophys Res, 105 (D8): 9917-9934 [10.1029/1999JD901202]

    Smirnov, A., B. N. Holben, T. F. Eck, O. Dubovik, and I. Slutsker. 2000. "Cloud screening and quality control algorithms for the AERONET data base." Remote Sensing of Environment, 73 (3): 337-349 [10.1016/S0034-4257(00)00109-7]

    Smirnov, A., B. N. Holben, I. Slutsker, E. J. Welton, and P. Formenti. 1998. "Optical Properties of Saharan Dust During ACE-2." J Geophysical Research, 103: 28078-28092.

    Non-Refereed

    Holben, B. N., T. F. Eck, I. Slutsker, et al. A. Smirnov, A. Sinyuk, J. S. Schafer, D. M. Giles, and O. Dubovik. 2006. "Aeronet's Version 2.0 quality assurance criteria." Proc .SPIE 6408, Remote Sensing of the Atmosphere and Clouds 6408Q: Goa, India, [10.1117/12.706524]

    Kinne, S., B. N. Holben, T. F. Eck, et al. A. Smirnov, O. Dubovik, I. Slutsker, D. Tanre, G. Zibozdi, U. Lohmann, S. Ghan, R. Easter, M. Chin, P. Ginoux, T. Takemura, I. Tegen, D. Koch, R. A. Kahn, E. Vermote, L. Stowe, O. Torres, M. Mishchenko, I. Geogdzhayev, and A. Hiragushi. 2001. "How well do aerosol retrievals from satellites and representation in global circulation models match ground-based AERONET aerosol statistics?" Remote Sensing and Climate Modeling: Synergies and Limitations Dordrecht, Boston, London: 103-158.

    Selected Publications

    Refereed

    Witek, M., M. J. Garay, D. J. Diner, and A. Smirnov. 2013. "Aerosol optical depths over oceans: A view from MISR retrievals and collocated MAN and AERONET in situ observations." J. Geophys. Res. Atmos. 118 (22): 12,620-12,633 [10.1002/2013JD020393]

    Eck, T. F., B. N. Holben, J. S. Reid, et al. M. M. Mukelabai, S. J. Piketh, O. Torres, H. T. Jethva, E. J. Hyer, D. E. Ward, O. Dubovik, A. Sinyuk, J. Schafer, D. M. Giles, M. G. Sorokin, A. Smirnov, and I. Slutsker. 2013. "A seasonal trend of single scattering albedo in southern African biomass-burning particles: Implications for satellite products and estimates of emissions for the world's largest biomass-burning source." J. Geophys. Res. Atmos. 118 (12): 6414-6432 [10.1002/jgrd.50500]

    Toth, T., J. Zhang, J. R. Campbell, et al. J. S. Reid, Y. Shi, R. S. Johnson, A. Smirnov, M. A. Vaughan, and D. M. Winker. 2013. "Investigating enhanced Aqua MODIS aerosol optical depth retrievals over the mid-to-high latitude Southern Oceans through intercomparison with co-located CALIOP, MAN, and AERONET data sets." J. Geophys. Res. Atmos. 118 (10): 4700-4714 [10.1002/jgrd.50311]

    Meskhidze, N., M. D. Petters, K. Tsigaridis, et al. T. Bates, C. ODowd, J. Reid, E. R. Lewis, B. Gantt, M. D. Anguelova, P. V. Bhave, J. Bird, A. H. Callaghan, D. Ceburnis, R. Chang, A. Clarke, G. de Leeuw, G. Deane, P. J. DeMott, S. Elliot, M.-C. Facchini, C. W. Fairall, L. Hawkins, Y. Hu, J. G. Hudson, M. S. Johnson, K. C. Kaku, W. C. Keene, D. J. Kieber, M. S. Long, M. Martensson, R. L. Modini, C. L. Osburn, K. A. Prather, A. Pszenny, M. Rinaldi, L. M. Russell, M. Salter, A. M. Sayer, A. Smirnov, S. R. Suda, T. D. Toth, D. R. Worsnop, A. Wozniak, and S. R. Zorn. 2013. "Production mechanisms, number concentration, size distribution, chemical composition, and optical properties of sea spray aerosols." Atmos. Sci. Lett. 14 (4): 207-213 [10.1002/asl2.441]

    Arola, A., T. F. Eck, J. Huttunen, et al. K. Lehtinen, A. Lindfors, G. Myhre, A. Smirnov, S. Tripathi, and H. Yu. 2013. "Influence of observed diurnal cycles of aerosol optical depth on aerosol direct radiative effect." Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 13

    Giles, D. M., B. N. Holben, T. F. Eck, et al. A. Sinyuk, A. Smirnov, I. Slutsker, R. R. Dickerson, A. M. Thompson, and J. S. Schafer. 2012. "Analysis of AERONET aerosol absorption properties and characteristics from representative aerosol source locations." J. Geophys. Res. 117 17203 [doi: 10.1029/ 2010JD018127]

    Sayer, A. M., A. Smirnov, N.-Y. C. Hsu, L. A. Munchak, and B. N. Holben. 2012. "Estimating marine aerosol particle volume and number from Maritime Aerosol Network data." Atmos. Chem. Phys. 12 (18): 8889-8909 [10.5194/acp-12-8889-2012]

    Sayer, A. M., A. Smirnov, N.-Y. C. Hsu, and B. N. Holben. 2012. "A pure marine aerosol model, for use in remote sensing applications." J. Geophys. Res. 117 (D5): D05213 [10.1029/2011JD016689]

    Huang, J., N.-Y. C. Hsu, S.-C. Tsay, et al. B. N. Holben, E. J. Welton, A. Smirnov, M.-J. Jeong, R. A. Hansell, T. A. Berkoff, Z. Liu, G.-R. Liu, J. R. Campbell, S. C. Liew, and J. E. Barnes. 2012. "Evaluations of cirrus contamination and screening in ground aerosol observations using collocated lidar systems." J. Geophys. Res. 117 (D15): D15204 [10.1029/2012JD017757]

    Sinyuk, A., B. N. Holben, A. Smirnov, et al. T. F. Eck, I. Slutsker, J. S. Schafer, D. M. Giles, and M. Sorokin. 2012. "Assessment of error in aerosol optical depth measured by AERONET due to aerosol forward scattering." Geophysical Research Letters 39 (23): L23806 [10.1029/2012GL053894]

    Sayer, A., A. Smirnov, N. C. Hsu, L. A. Munchak, and B. N. Holben. 2012. "Estimating marine aerosol particle volume and number from Maritime Aerosol Network data." Atm Chem Phys 12 8889-8909

    Eck, T. F., B. N. Holben, J. S. Reid, et al. D. M. Giles, M. A. Rivas, R. P. Singh, S. N. Tripathi, C. J. Bruegge, S. E. Platnick, G. T. Arnold, N. A. Krotkov, S. A. Carn, A. Siniuk, O. Dubovik, A. Arola, J. S. Schafer, P. Artaxo, A. Smirnov, H. Chen, and P. Goloub. 2012. "Fog- and cloud-induced aerosol modification observed by the Aerosol Robotic Network (AERONET)." J Geophys Res 117 (D7): D07206 [10.1029/2011JD016839]

    Kleidman, R. G., A. Smirnov, R. C. Levy, S. Mattoo, and D. Tanre. 2012. "Evaluation and Wind Speed Dependence of MODIS Aerosol Retrievals Over Open Ocean." IEEE Trans. Geosci. Remote Sensing 50 (2): 429-435 [10.1109/TGRS.2011.2162073]

    Sayer, A. M., N.-Y. C. Hsu, C. Bettenhausen, et al. Z. Ahmad, B. N. Holben, A. Smirnov, G. E. Thomas, and J. Zhang. 2012. "SeaWiFS Ocean Aerosol Retrieval (SOAR): Algorithm, validation, and comparison with other data sets." J. Geophys. Res. 117 (D3): D03206 [10.1029/2011JD016599]

    Smirnov, A., A. M. Sayer, B. N. Holben, et al. N. C. Hsu, S. M. Sakerin, A. Macke, N. B. Nelson, Y. Courcoux, T. J. Smyth, P. Croot, P. K. Quinn, J. Sciare, S. K. Gulev, S. Piketh, R. Losno, S. Kinne, and V. F. Radionov. 2012. "Smoke aerosol and its radiative effects during extreme fire event over Central Russia in summer 2010." Atmos Meas Tech 5 (3): 557-568 [10.5194/amt-5-557-2012]

    Zhang, Y., H. Yu, T. F. Eck, et al. A. Smirnov, M. Chin, L. A. Remer, H. Bian, Q. Tan, R. C. Levy, B. N. Holben, and S. Piazzolla. 2012. "Aerosol daytime variations over North and South America derived from multiyear AERONET measurements." J. Geophys. Res. 117 (D5): D05211 [10.1029/2011JD017242]

    Smirnov, A., A. Sayer, B. Holben, et al. N. Hsu, S. Sakerin, A. Macke, N. Nelson, Y. Courcoux, T. Smyth, P. Croot, P. Quinn, J. Sciare, S. Gulev, S. Piketh, R. Losno, S. Kinne, and V. Radionov. 2012. "Effect of wind speed on aerosol optical depth over remote oceans, based on data from the Maritime Aerosol Network." Atmos Meas Tech 5 (2): 377-388 [10.5194/amt-5-377-2012]

    Gautam, R., N.-Y. C. Hsu, S.-C. Tsay, et al. W. K. Lau, B. N. Holben, S. Bell, A. Smirnov, C. Li, R. A. Hansell, Q. Ji, S. Payra, D. Aryal, R. Kayastha, and K.-M. Kim. 2011. "Accumulation of aerosols over the Indo-Gangetic plains and southern slopes of the Himalayas: distribution, properties and radiative effects during the 2009 pre-monsoon season." Atmos. Chem. Phys. 11 (24): 12841-12863 [10.5194/acp-11-12841-2011]

    Kim, D., M. Chin, H. Yu, et al. T. F. Eck, A. Sinyuk, A. Smirnov, and B. N. Holben. 2011. "Dust optical properties over North Africa and Arabian Peninsula derived from the AERONET dataset." Atmos. Chem. Phys. 11 (20): 10733-10741 [10.5194/acp-11-10733-2011]

    Smirnov, A., B. Holben, D. Giles, et al. I. Stutsker, N. O'Neill, T. Eck, A. Macke, P. Croot, Y. Courcoux, S. Sakerin, T. Smyth, T. Zielinski, G. Zibordi, J. Goes, M. Harvey, P. Quinn, N. Nelson, V. Radionov, C. Duarte, R. Losno, J. Sciare, K. Voss, S. Kinne, N. Nalli, E. Joseph, K. Moorthy, D. Covert, S. Guley, J. Milinevski, P. Larouche, S. Belander, E. Horne, M. Chin, L. Remer, R. Kahn, J. Reid, M. Schulz, C. Heald, J. Zhang, K. Lapina, R. Kleidman, J. Griesfeller, B. Gaitley, Q. Tan, and T. Diehl. 2011. "Maritime aerosol network as a component of AERONET – first results and comparison with global aerosol models and satellite retrievals." Atmos Meas Tech 4 (3): 583-597 [10.5194/amt-4-583-2011]

    Wilson, D., S. Piketh, A. Smirnov, and B. N. Holben. 2010. "Aerosol optical properties over the South Atlantic and Southern Ocean during the 140th cruise of the M/VS.A. Agulhas." Atmospheric Research 98 (2-4): 285-296 [10.1016/j.atmosres.2010.07.007]

    Kahn, D., B. Gaitley, M. Garay, et al. D. Diner, T. F. Eck, A. Smirnov, and B. N. Holben. 2010. "Multiangle Imaging SpectroRadiometer global aerosol product assessment by comparison with the Aerosol Robotic Network." J. Geophys. Res. 115 (D23): D23209 [10.1029/2010JD014601]

    Moorthy, K., S. Beegum, S. Babu, et al. A. Smirnov, S. John, K. Kumar, K. Narasimhulu, C. Dutt, and V. Nair. 2010. "Optical and physical characteristics of Bay of Bengal aerosols during W-ICARB: Spatial and vertical heterogeneities in the marine atmospheric boundary layer and in the vertical column." J. Geophys. Res. 115 (D24): D24213 [10.1029/2010JD014094]

    Eck, T. F., B. N. Holben, A. Sinyuk, et al. R. Pinker, P. Goloub, H. Chen, B. Chatenet, Z. Li, R. Singh, S. Tripathi, J. Reid, D. M. Giles, O. Dubovik, N. O'Neill, A. Smirnov, P. Wang, and X. Xia. 2010. "Climatological aspects of the optical properties of fine/coarse mode aerosol mixtures." J. Geophys. Res. 115 (D19): D19205 [10.1029/2010JD014002]

    Melin, F., M. Clerici, G. Zibordi, B. N. Holben, and A. Smirnov. 2010. "Validation of SeaWiFS and MODIS aerosol products with globally distributed AERONET data." Remote Sensing of Environment 114 (2): 230-250 [10.1016/j.rse.2009.09.003]

    Alexandrov, M. D., B. Schmid, D. D. Turner, et al. B. Cairns, V. Oinas, A. A. Lacis, S. I. Gutman, E. R. Westwater, A. Smirnov, and J. Eilers. 2009. "Columnar water vapor retrievals from multifilter rotating shadowband radiometer data." J. Geophys. Res. 114 (D2): D02306 [10.1029/2008JD010543]

    Smirnov, A., B. N. Holben, I. Slutsker, et al. D. M. Giles, C. R. McClain, T. F. Eck, S. Sakerin, A. Macke, P. Croot, G. Zibordi, P. Quinn, J. Sciare, S. Kinne, M. Harvey, T. Smyth, S. Piketh, T. Zielinski, A. Proshutinsky, J. Goes, N. Nelson, P. Larouche, V. Radionov, P. Goloub, K. Moorthy, R. Matarrese, E. Robertson, and F. Jourdin. 2009. "Maritime Aerosol Network as a component of Aerosol Robotic Network." J. Geophys. Res. 114 (D6): D06204 [10.1029/2008JD011257]

    Cong, Z., S. Kang, A. Smirnov, and B. N. Holben. 2009. "Aerosol optical properties at Nam Co, a remote site in central Tibetan Plateau." Atmospheric Research 92 (1): 42-48 [10.1016/j.atmosres.2008.08.005]

    Eck, T. F., B. N. Holben, J. Reid, et al. A. Siniuk, E. Hyer, N. O'Neil, G. Shaw, J. R. Vande Castle, F. Chapin, O. Dubovik, A. Smirnov, E. F. Vermote, J. S. Schafer, D. M. Giles, I. Slutsker, M. Sorokin, and W. Newcomb. 2009. "Optical properties of boreal region biomass burning aerosols in central Alaska and seasonal variation of aerosol optical depth at an Arctic coastal site." J. Geophys. Res. 114 (D11): D11201 [10.1029/2008JD010870]

    Sakerin, S., S. Beresnev, S. Gorda, et al. D. Kabanov, I. Kornienko, I. Kornienko, I. Kornienko, A. Mikhalev, S. Nikolashkin, M. Panchenko, V. Pol'kin, A. Smirnov, M. Tashchilin, S. Turchinovich, S. Turchinovich, S. Turchinovich, B. N. Holben, and T. Eremina. 2009. "Annual aerosol spectral optical depth characterization in Siberia." Atm Ocean Optics 22 (6): 566-574

    Livingston, J., J. Redemann, P. Russell, et al. O. Torres, B. Veihelmann, P. Veefkind, R. Braak, A. Smirnov, L. A. Remer, R. Bergstrom, O. Coddington, K. Schmidt, P. Pilewskie, R. Johnson, and Q. Zhang. 2009. "Comparison of aerosol optical depths from the Ozone Monitoring Instrument (OMI) on Aura with results from airborne sunphotometry, other space and ground measurements during MILAGRO/INTEX-B." Atmos Chem Phys 9 6743-6765 [10.5194/acp-9-6743-2009]

    Tian, B., D. E. Waliser, R. A. Kahn, et al. Q. Li, Y. L. Yung, T. Tyranowski, I. V. Geogdzhayev, M. I. Mishchenko, O. Torres, and A. Smirnov. 2008. "Does the Madden-Julian Oscillation influence aerosol variability?" J. Geophys. Res. 113 (D12): D12215 [10.1029/2007JD009372]

    Sakerin, S., D. Kabanov, V. Radionov, et al. I. Slutsker, A. Smirnov, S. Terpugova, and B. N. Holben. 2008. "About investigation results on the atmosphere aerosol optical depth in circumnavigation around Antarctica (the 53d RAE)." Atm Ocean Optics 21 (12): 900-904 [Full Text (Link)]

    Sakerin, S., D. Kabanov, A. Smirnov, and B. N. Holben. 2008. "Aerosol optical depth of atmosphere over the oceans in the wavelength range 0.37–4 µm." Int J Rem Sens 29 (9): 2519-2547 [10.1080/01431160701767492 ]

    Eck, T. F., B. N. Holben, J. Reid, et al. A. Siniuk, O. Dubovik, A. Smirnov, D. M. Giles, N. O'Neill, S.-C. Tsay, Q. Ji, A. Mandoos, M. Kahn, E. Reid, J. S. Schafer, M. G. Sorokin, W. Newcomb, and I. Slutsker. 2008. "Spatial and temporal variability of column-integrated aerosol optical properties in the southern Arabian Gulf and United Arab Emirates in summer." J. Geophys. Res. 113 (D1): D01204 [10.1029/2007JD008944]

    O'Neill, N., T. F. Eck, J. Ried, A. Smirnov, and O. Pancrati. 2008. "Coarse mode optical information retrievable using ultraviolet to short-wave infrared Sun photometry: Application to United Arab Emirates Unified Aerosol Experiment data." J. Geophys. Res. 113 (D5): D05212 [10.1029/2007JD009052]

    Sakerin, S., D. Kabanov, V. Kozlov, et al. M. Panchenko, V. Pol'kin, A. Tikhomirov, N. Vlasov, V. Radionov, A. Smirnov, B. N. Holben, I. Slutsker, and L. Golobokova. 2007. "Results of the studies of aerosol characteristics in the 52 RAE." Problems of Arctic and Antarctica 77 67-75

    Malyshkin, A., I. Poddubny, I. Poddubny, et al. I. Poddubny, S. Beresnev, C. Gorda, S. Sakerin, and A. Smirnov. 2007. "Middle Ural in the AEROSIBNET system: preliminary analysis of regional sources of the atmospheric aerosol contamination." Atm Ocean Optics 20 457-460

    Sakerin, S., A. Smirnov, V. Pol'kin, et al. D. Kabanov, M. Panchenko, B. N. Holben, and O. Kopelevich. 2007. "Aerosol optical and microphysical properties over the Atlantiv Ocean during the 19th cruise of the Research Vessel Akademik Sergey Vavilov." J Geophys Res 112 (D10220): 9 pp. [10.1029/2006JD007947]

    Smirnov, A., B. N. Holben, S. M. Sakerin, et al. D. M. Kabanov, I. Slutsker, M. Chin, T. L. Diehl, L. A. Remer, R. Kahn, A. Ignatov, L. Liu, M. I. Mishchenko, T. F. Eck, T. L. Kucsera, D. Giles, and O. V. Kopelevich. 2006. "Ship-based aerosol optical depth measurements in the Atlantic Ocean: Comparison with satellite retrievals and GOCART model." Geophys Res Lett 33 (14): L14817 [10.1029/2006GL026051]

    Lyapustin, A., Y. Wang, J. Martonchik, et al. J. Privette, B. N. Holben, I. Slutsker, A. Sinyuk, and A. Smirnov. 2006. "Local Analysis of MISR Surface BRF and Albedo Over GSFC and Mongu AERONET Sites." IEEE Trans Geosci Remote Sens 44 (7): 1707-1718

    Schmid, B., R. Ferrare, C. Flynn, et al. R. Elleman, D. Covert, A. Strawa, E. Welton, D. Turner, H. Jonsson, J. Redemann, J. Eilers, K. Ricci, A. Hallar, M. Clayton, J. Michalsky, A. Smirnov, B. N. Holben, and J. Barnard. 2006. "How well do state-of-the-art techniques measuring the vertical profile of tropospheric aerosol extinction compare?" J Geophys Res 111 (D05S07): 25 pp

    Schmid, B., R. Ferrare, C. Flynn, et al. R. Elleman, D. Covert, A. Strawa, E. J. Welton, D. Turner, H. Jonsson, J. Redemann, J. Eiilers, J. Ricci, A. G. Hallar, M. Clayton, J. Michalsky, A. Smirnov, B. Holben, B. Holben, and J. Bernard. 2006. "How well do state-of-the-art techniques measuring the vertical profile of tropospheric aerosol extinction compare?" J. Geophys. Res. 111 (D5): D05S07 [10.1029/2005JD005837]

    Sakerin, S. M., D. M. Kabanov, A. Smirnov, et al. B. N. Holben, I. Slutsker, D. M. Giles, and O. V. Kopelevich. 2006. "Variability of aerosol optical layer of the atmosphere in South Atlantic, Basic Researches of Oceans and Seas." Book 1

    Sakerin, S., D. Kabanov, M. Panchenko, et al. V. Polkin, B. N. Holben, A. Smirnov, S. Beresnev, S. Gorda, G. Kornienko, S. Nikolashkin, V. Poddubnyi, and M. Tashchilin. 2005. "Monitoring of atmospheric aerosol in the Asian part of Russia in 2004 within the framework of AEROSIBNET program." Atmospheric and Oceanic Optics English Translation 18 [ 871-875]

    Semenov, V. K., A. Smirnov, V. N. Aref'ev, L. I. Sorokina, and V. P. Sinyakov. 2005. "Aerosol optical depth over the mountainous region in central Asia (Issyk-Kul Lake, Kyrgyzstan)." Geophsy Res Lett 32 (L05807): [10.1029/2004GL021746]

    Eck, T. F., B. N. Holben, O. Dubovik, et al. A. Smirnov, P. Goloub, H. B. Chen, B. Chatenet, L. Gomes, X.-Y. Zhang, S.-C. Tsay, Q. Ji, D. M. Giles, and I. Slutsker. 2005. "Columnar aerosol optical properties at AERONET sites in central eastern Asia and aerosol transport to the tropical mid-Pacific." J. Geophys. Res. 110 (D6): D06202 [10.1029/2004JD005274]

    Kahn, R., W.-H. Li, J. V. Martonchik, et al. C. J. Bruegge, D. J. Diner, B. J. Gaitley, W. Abdou, O. Dubovik, B. N. Holben, A. Smirnov, Z. Jin, and D. Clark. 2005. "MISR Calibration and Implications for Low-Light-Level Aerosol Retrieval over Dark Water." J Atmos Sci 62 1032-1052

    Smirnov, A., S. Sakerin, B. N. Holben, et al. D. Kabanov, I. Slutsker, D. M. Giles, and O. Kopelevich. 2005. "Ship-based aerosol optical depth measurements in the Atlantic Ocean." Geophys Res Abstracts 7 2 pp

    Aculinin, A., A. Smirnov, V. Smicov, T. F. Eck, and B. N. Holben. 2005. "Solar radiation, total column ozone content and aerosol optical properties monitoring at the ground-based station in Kishinev, Moldova." Geophys Res Abstracts 7 2 pp

    Perrone, M. R., M. Santese, A. M. Tafuro, B. N. Holben, and A. Smirnov. 2005. "Aerosol load characterization over South-East Italy for one year of AERONET sun-photometer measurements." Atmos Res 75 (1-2): 111-133 [10.1016/j.atmosres.2004.12.003]

    Liu, L., M. I. Mishchenko, I. Geogdzhayev, et al. A. Smirnov, S. M. Sakerin, D. M. Kabanov, and O. A. Ershov. 2004. "Global validation of two-channel AVHRR aerosol optical thickness retrievals over the oceans." J Quant Spectrosc Radiat Transfer 88 (1-3): 97-109 [10.1016/j.jqsrt.2004.03.031]

    Reid, J. S., H. H. Jonsson, H. B. Maring, et al. A. Smirnov, D. L. Savoie, S. S. Cliff, E. A. Reid, M. M. Meier, O. Dubovik, and S.-C. Tsay. 2003. "Comparison of size and morphological measurements of coarse mode dust particles from Africa." J. Geophys. Res. 108 (D19): [Full Text (Link)] [10.1029/2002JD002485]

    Smirnov, A., B. N. Holben, O. Dubovik, et al. R. Frouin, T. F. Eck, and I. Slutsker. 2003. "Maritime component in aerosol optical models derived from Aerosol Robotic Network data." J. Geophys. Res. 108 (D1): 4033 [Full Text (Link)] [10.1029/2002JD002701]

    Smirnov, A., B. N. Holben, T. F. Eck, O. Dubovik, and I. Slutsker. 2003. "Effect of wind speed on columnar aerosol optical properties at Midway Island." J. Geophys. Res. 108 (D24): 4802 [Full Text (Link)] [10.1029/2003JD003879]

    Kinne, S., U. Lohmann, J. Feichter, et al. M. Schulz, C. Timmreck, S. Ghan, R. Easter, M. Chin, P. Ginouz, T. Takemura, I. Tegen, D. Koch, M. Herzog, J. Penner, G. Pitari, B. Holben, T. Eck, A. Smirnov, O. Dubovik, I. Slutsker, D. Tanre, O. Torres, M. Mishchenko, I. Geogdzhayev, D. A. Chu, and Y. Kaufman. 2003. "Monthly averages of aerosol properties: A global comparison among models, satellite data, and AERONET ground data." J. Geophys. Res. 108 (D20): 4634 [10.1029/2001JD001253]

    Livingston, J., P. Russell, J. Reid, et al. J. Redemann, B. Schmid, D. Allen, O. Torres, R. Levy, L. Remer, B. Holben, A. Smirnov, O. Dubovik, E. J. Welton, J. Campbell, J. Wang, and S. Christopher. 2003. "Airborne Sun photometer measurements of aerosol optical depth and columnar water vapor during the Puerto Rico Dust Experiment and comparison with land, aircraft, and satellite measurements." J Geophys Res 108 (D19): 8588 [10.1029/2002JD002520]

    Reid, J., J. Kinney, D. Westphal, et al. B. Holben, E. J. Welton, S.-C. Tsay, D. Eleuterio, J. Campbell, S. Christopher, P. R. Colarco, H. Jonsson, J. Livingston, H. Maring, M. Meier, P. Pilewskie, J. Prospero, E. Reid, L. Remer, P. Russell, D. Savoie, A. Smirnov, and D. Tanre. 2003. "Analysis of measurements of Saharan dust by airborne and ground-based remote sensing methods during the Puerto Rico Dust Experiment (PRIDE)." J. Geophys. Res. 108 (D19): 8586 [10.1029/2002JD002493]

    Eck, T. F., B. N. Holben, J. Reid, et al. N. O'Neill, J. S. Schafer, O. Dubovik, A. Smirnov, M. Yamasoe, and P. Artaxo. 2003. "High aerosol optical depth biomass burning events: A comparison of optical properties for different source regions." Geophys Res Lett 30 (20): 2035 [10.1029/2003GL017861]

    Eck, T. F., B. N. Holben, D. Ward, et al. M. Mukelabai, O. Dubovik, A. Smirnov, J. S. Schafer, N. Hsu, S. Piketh, A. Queface, J. Roux, R. Swap, and I. Slutsker. 2003. "Variability of biomass burning aerosol optical characteristics in southern Africa during the SAFARI 2000 dry season campaign and a comparison of single scattering albedo estimates from radiometric measurements." J. Geophys. Res. 108 (D13): 8447 [10.1029/2002JD002321]

    Smirnov, A., B. N. Holben, T. F. Eck, et al. I. Slutsker, B. Chatenet, and R. T. Pinker. 2002. "Diurnal variability of aerosol optical depth observed at AERONET (Aerosol Robotic Network) sites." Geophys. Res. Lett. 29 (23): 2115 [Full Text (Link)] [10.1029/2002GL016305]

    Smirnov, A., B. Holben, Y. Kaufman, et al. O. Dubovik, T. Eck, I. Slutsker, C. Pietras, and R. Halthore. 2002. "Optical properties of atmospheric aerosol in maritime environments." J Atmos Sci 59 501-523

    Dubovik, O., B. Holben, T. Eck, et al. A. Smirnov, Y. Kaufman, M. King, D. Tanre, and I. Slutsker. 2002. "Variability of absorption and optical properties of key aerosol types observed in worldwide locations." J Atmos Sci 59 590-608

    Remer, L., D. Tanre, Y. Kaufman, et al. C. Ichoku, S. Matto, R. Levy, D. Chu, B. N. Holben, O. Dubovik, A. Smirnov, J. Martins, R. Li, and Z. Ahmad. 2002. "Validation of MODIS aerosol retrieval over ocean." Geophys Res Lett 29 (12): [10.1029/2001GL013204]

    Zhao, T. X., L. L. Stowe, A. Smirnov, et al. D. Crosby, J. Sapper, and C. R. McClain. 2002. "Development of a global validation package for satellite oceanic aerosol optical thickness retrieval based on AERONET observations and its application to NOAA/NESDIS operational aerosol retrievals." J.Atm.Sci. 59 (3): 294-312 [10.1175/1520-0469(2002)059<0294:DOAGVP>2.0.CO;2]

    Smirnov, A., B. N. Holben, O. Dubovik, et al. N. T. ONeill, T. F. Eck, D. L. Westphal, A. K. Goroch, C. Pietras, and I. Slutsker. 2002. "Atmospheric aerosol optical properties in the Persian Gulf region." J. Atmos. Sci. 59 (3): 620-634 [10.1175/1520-0469(2002)059<0620:AAOPIT>2.0.CO;2 Cu]

    Eck, T. F., B. N. Holben, D. Ward, et al. O. Dubovik, J. Reid, A. Smirnov, M. Mukelabai, N.-Y. C. Hsu, N. T. O'Neill, and I. Slutsker. 2001. "Characterization of the optical properties of biomass burning aerosols in Zambia during the 1997 ZIBBEE field campaign." J Geophys Res 106 (D4): 3425-3448 [10.1029/2000JD900555]

    Holben, B. N., D. Tanre, A. Smirnov, et al. T. F. Eck, I. Slutsker, N. Abuhassan, W. Newcomb, J. Schafer, B. Chatenet, F. Lavenu, Y. Kaufman, J. Castle, A. Setzer, B. L. Markham, D. Clark, R. Frouin, R. Halthore, A. Karnieli, N. O'Neill, C. Pietras, R. Pinker, K. Voss, and G. Zibordi. 2001. "An emerging ground-based aerosol climatology: Aerosol optical depth from AERONET." J. Geophys. Res. 106 (D11): 12067-12097 [10.1029/2001JD900014]

    Tanré, D., Y. Kaufman, B. N. Holben, et al. B. Chatenet, A. Karnieli, F. Lavenu, L. Blarel, O. Dubovik, L. A. Remer, and A. Smirnov. 2001. "Climatology of dust aerosol size distribution and optical properties derived from remotely sensed data in the solar spectrum." J Geophys Res 106 (D16): 18205-18217 [10.1029/2000JD900663]

    Kaufman, Y., A. Smirnov, B. N. Holben, and O. Dubovik. 2001. "Baseline maritime aerosol: Methodology to derive the optical thickness and scattering properties." Geophys Res Lett 28 (17): 3251-3254 [10.1029/2001GL013312]

    Smirnov, A., B. Holben, O. Dubovik, et al. N. O'Neill, L. Remer, T. Eck, I. Slutsker, and D. Savoie. 2000. "Measurement of atmospheric optical parameters on U.S. Atlantic coast sites: Ships and Bermuda during TARFOX." J Geophys Res 105 9887-9902

    Kaufman, Y., B. Holben, D. Tanre, et al. I. Slutsker, A. Smirnov, and T. Eck. 2000. "Will aerosol measurements from Terra and Aqua polar orbiting satellites represent the daily aerosol abundance and properties." Geophys Res Lett 27 3861-3864

    Welton, E. J., K. Voss, H. Gordon, et al. H. Maring, A. Smirnov, B. Holben, B. Schmid, J. Livingston, P. Russell, P. Durkee, P. Formenti, and M. Andreae. 2000. "Ground-Based Lidar Measurements of Aerosols During ACE-2: Instrument Description Results and Comparisons with other Ground-Based Airborne Measurements." Tellus B 52 635-650

    Dubovik, O., A. Smirnov, B. N. Holben, et al. M. D. King, Y. Kaufman, T. F. Eck, and I. Slutsker. 2000. "Accuracy assessment of aerosol optical properties retrieved from Aerosol Robotic Network (AERONET) Sun and sky radiance measurements." J Geophys Res 105 (D8): 9791-9806 [10.1029/2000JD900040]

    Ferrare, R., S. Ismail, E. Browell, et al. V. Brackett, M. Clayton, S. Kooi, S. Melfi, D. N. Whiteman, G. Schwemmer, K. Evans, P. Russell, J. Livingston, B. Schmid, B. N. Holben, L. A. Remer, A. Smirnov, and P. Hobbs. 2000. "Comparison of aerosol optical properties and water vapor among ground and airborne lidars and Sun photometers during TARFOX." J Geophys Res 105 (D8): 9917-9934 [10.1029/1999JD901202]

    Smirnov, A., B. N. Holben, T. F. Eck, O. Dubovik, and I. Slutsker. 2000. "Cloud screening and quality control algorithms for the AERONET data base." Remote Sensing of Environment 73 (3): 337-349 [10.1016/S0034-4257(00)00109-7]

    Smirnov, A., B. N. Holben, I. Slutsker, E. J. Welton, and P. Formenti. 1998. "Optical Properties of Saharan Dust During ACE-2." J Geophysical Research 103 28078-28092

    Non-Refereed

    Holben, B. N., T. F. Eck, I. Slutsker, et al. A. Smirnov, A. Sinyuk, J. S. Schafer, D. M. Giles, and O. Dubovik. 2006. "Aeronet's Version 2.0 quality assurance criteria." Proc .SPIE 6408, Remote Sensing of the Atmosphere and Clouds 6408Q [10.1117/12.706524]

    Kinne, S., B. N. Holben, T. F. Eck, et al. A. Smirnov, O. Dubovik, I. Slutsker, D. Tanre, G. Zibozdi, U. Lohmann, S. Ghan, R. Easter, M. Chin, P. Ginoux, T. Takemura, I. Tegen, D. Koch, R. A. Kahn, E. Vermote, L. Stowe, O. Torres, M. Mishchenko, I. Geogdzhayev, and A. Hiragushi. 2001. "How well do aerosol retrievals from satellites and representation in global circulation models match ground-based AERONET aerosol statistics?" Remote Sensing and Climate Modeling: Synergies and Limitations 103-158

                                                                                                                                                                                            
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