Charon Melissa Birkett

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Charon Melissa Birkett

  • Rsch AST, Earth Sciences Remote Sens
  • 301.614.6464
  • NASA/GSFC
  • Mail Code: 61A
  • Greenbelt , MD 20771
  • Employer: NASA
  • Publications

    Refereed

    Bjerklie, D. M., C. M. Birkett, J. W. Jones, et al. C. Carabajal, J. A. Rover, J. W. Fulton, and P.-A. Garambois. 2018. "Satellite remote sensing estimation of river discharge: Application to the Yukon River Alaska." Journal of Hydrology, 561: 1000-1018 [10.1016/j.jhydrol.2018.04.005]

    Kihwele, E., E. Muse, E. Magomba, et al. B. Mnaya, A. Nassoro, P. Banga, E. Murashani, D. Irmamasita, H. Kiwango, C. Birkett, and E. Wolanski. 2018. "Restoring the perennial Great Ruaha River using ecohydrology, engineering and governance methods in Tanzania." Ecohydrology & Hydrobiology, 18 (2): 120-129 [10.1016/j.ecohyd.2017.10.008]

    Nguy-Robertson, A., J. May, S. Dartevelle, et al. C. Birkett, E. Lucero, T. Russo, S. Griffin, J. Miller, R. Tetrault, and M. Zentner. 2018. "Inferring elevation variation of lakes and reservoirs from areal extents: Calibrating with altimeter and in situ data." Remote Sensing Applications: Society and Environment, 9: 116-125 [10.1016/j.rsase.2018.01.001]

    Hossain, F., M. Srinivasan, C. Peterson, et al. A. Andral, E. Beighley, E. Anderson, R. Amini, C. Birkett, D. Bjerklie, C. A. Blain, S. Cherchali, C. H. David, B. Doorn, J. Escurra, L.-L. Fu, C. Frans, J. Fulton, S. Gangopadhay, S. Ghosh, C. Gleason, M. Gosset, J. Hausman, G. Jacobs, J. Jones, Y. Kaheil, B. Laignel, P. Le Moigne, L. Li, F. Lefèvre, R. Mason, A. Mehta, A. Mukherjee, A. Nguy-Robertson, S. Ricci, A. Paris, T. Pavelsky, N. Picot, G. Schumann, S. Shrestha, P.-Y. Le Traon, and E. Trehubenko. 2017. "Engaging the User Community for Advancing Societal Applications of the Surface Water Ocean Topography Mission." Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 98 (11): ES285-ES290 [10.1175/bams-d-17-0161.1]

    Brown, M. E., S. Delgado Arias, T. Neumann, et al. M. F. Jasinski, P. Posey, G. Babonis, N. F. Glenn, C. M. Birkett, V. M. Escobar, and T. Markus. 2016. "Applications for ICESat-2 Data: From NASA's Early Adopter Program." IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Magazine, 4 (4): 24-37 [10.1109/mgrs.2016.2560759]

    Ričko, M., C. M. Birkett, J. A. Carton, and J.-F. Crétaux. 2013. "Publisher’s Note: Intercomparison and validation of continental water level products derived from satellite radar altimetry." Journal of Applied Remote Sensing, 6 (1): 060103 [10.1117/1.jrs.6.060103]

    Ričko, M., C. M. Birkett, J. A. Carton, and J.-F. Crétaux. 2012. "Intercomparison and validation of continental water level products derived from satellite radar altimetry." Journal of Applied Remote Sensing, 6 (1): 061710 [10.1117/1.jrs.6.061710]

    Gao, H., C. Birkett, and D. P. Lettenmaier. 2012. "Global monitoring of large reservoir storage from satellite remote sensing." Water Resources Research, 48 (9): [10.1029/2012wr012063]

    Kihwele, E., B. Mnaya, G. Meng’ataki, C. Birkett, and E. Wolanski. 2012. "The role of vegetation in the water budget of the Usangu wetlands, Tanzania." Wetlands Ecology and Management, 20 (5): 389-398 [10.1007/s11273-012-9260-8]

    Ricko, M., J. A. Carton, and C. Birkett. 2011. "Climatic Effects on Lake Basins. Part I: Modeling Tropical Lake Levels." Journal of Climate, 24 (12): 2983-2999 [10.1175/2010jcli3602.1]

    Becker-Reshef, I., C. Justice, M. Sullivan, et al. E. Vermote, C. Tucker, A. Anyamba, J. Small, E. Pak, E. Masuoka, J. Schmaltz, M. Hansen, K. Pittman, C. M. Birkett, D. Williams, C. Reynolds, and B. Doorn. 2010. "Monitoring Global Croplands with Coarse Resolution Earth Observations: The Global Agriculture Monitoring (GLAM) Project." Remote Sensing, 2 (6): 1589-1609 [10.3390/rs2061589]

    Birkett, C. M., and B. D. Beckley. 2010. "Investigating the Performance of the Jason-2/OSTM Radar Altimeter over Lakes and Reservoirs." Marine Geodesy, 33 (sup1): 204-238 [10.1080/01490419.2010.488983]

    Crétaux, J.-F., and C. Birkett. 2006. "Lake studies from satellite radar altimetry." Comptes Rendus Geoscience, 338 (14-15): 1098-1112 [10.1016/j.crte.2006.08.002]

    Coe, M. T., and C. M. Birkett. 2004. "Calculation of river discharge and prediction of lake height from satellite radar altimetry: Example for the Lake Chad basin." Water Resources Research, 40 (10): [10.1029/2003wr002543]

    Coe, M. T., M. H. Costa, A. Botta, and C. M. Birkett. 2002. "Long-term simulations of discharge and floods in the Amazon Basin." J. Geophysical Research - Atmospheres, 107 (D20): 8044 [10.1029/2001JD000740]

    Rosenqvist, Å., and C. M. Birkett. 2002. "Evaluation of JERS-1 SAR mosaics for hydrological applications in the Congo river basin." International Journal of Remote Sensing, 23 (7): 1283-1302 [10.1080/01431160110092902]

    Birkett, C. M., L. Mertes, T. Dunne, M. Costa, and M. Jasinski. 2002. "Surface water dynamics in the Amazon Basin: Application of satellite radar altimetry." Journal of Geophysical Research, 107 (D20): 8059 [10.1029/2001jd000609]

    Alsdorf, D., C. Birkett, T. Dunne, J. Melack, and L. Hess. 2001. "Water level changes in a large Amazon lake measured with spaceborne radar interferometry and altimetry." Geophysical Research Letters, 28 (14): 2671-2674 [10.1029/2001gl012962]

    Vorosmarty, C., A. Askew, W. Grabs, et al. R. G. Barry, C. Birkett, P. Doll, B. Goodison, A. Hall, R. Jenne, L. Kitaev, J. Landwehr, M. Keeler, G. Leavesley, J. Schaake, K. Strzepek, S. S. Sundarvel, K. Takeuchi, and F. Webster. 2001. "Global water data: A newly endangered species." Eos, Transactions American Geophysical Union, 82 (5): 54-54 [10.1029/01eo00031]

    Sarch, M.-T., and C. Birkett. 2000. "Fishing and Farming at Lake Chad: Responses to Lake-level Fluctuations." The Geographical Journal, 166 (2): 156-172 [10.1111/j.1475-4959.2000.tb00015.x]

    Birkett, C. 2000. "Synergistic Remote Sensing of Lake Chad Variability of Basin Inundation." Remote Sensing of Environment, 72 (2): 218-236 [10.1016/s0034-4257(99)00105-4]

    Birkett, C., R. Murtugudde, and T. Allan. 1999. "Indian Ocean Climate event brings floods to East Africa's lakes and the Sudd Marsh." Geophysical Research Letters, 26 (8): 1031-1034 [10.1029/1999gl900165]

    Birkett, C. M. 1998. "Contribution of the TOPEX NASA Radar Altimeter to the global monitoring of large rivers and wetlands." Water Resources Research, 34 (5): 1223-1239 [10.1029/98wr00124]

    Birkett, C. M. 1995. "The contribution of TOPEX/POSEIDON to the global monitoring of climatically sensitive lakes." Journal of Geophysical Research, 100 (C12): 25179 [10.1029/95jc02125]

    Scott, R. F., S. G. Baker, C. M. Birkett, et al. W. Cudlip, S. W. Laxon, D. R. Mantripp, J. A. Mansley, J. G. Morley, C. G. Rapley, J. K. Ridley, F. Strawbridge, and D. J. Wingham. 1994. "A comparison of the performance of the ice and ocean tracking modes of the ERS-1 radar altimeter over non-ocean surfaces." Geophysical Research Letters, 21 (7): 553-556 [10.1029/94gl00178]

    Birkett, C. M., S. F. Green, J. C. Zarnecki, and K. S. Russell. 1987. "Infrared and optical observations of low-activity comets, P/Arend-Rigaux (1984k) and P/Neujmin 1 (1984c)." Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 225 (2): 285-296 [10.1093/mnras/225.2.285]

    Russell, K. S., J. A. Dawe, C. M. Birkett, D. J. Adams, and A. J. Meadows. 1985. "Observations of Comet Crommelin - I. Morphology and C2 production rate." Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 217 (3): 651-658 [10.1093/mnras/217.3.651]

    Non-Refereed

    Birkett, C. M., D. Alsdorf, and D. J. Harding. 2005. "Hydrological applications of remote sensing: surface state - river and water body stage, width and gradient from satellite radar altimetry, interferometric SAR, and laser altimetry." The encyclopedia of hydrological sciences, Volume 2, Hydrological application of remote sensing: surface states 5: Encyclopedia of Hydrological Sciences: Remote Sensing: 903-918 [10.1002/0470848944.hsa065]

    Publications

    Refereed

    Bjerklie, D. M., C. M. Birkett, J. W. Jones, et al. C. Carabajal, J. A. Rover, J. W. Fulton, and P.-A. Garambois. 2018. "Satellite remote sensing estimation of river discharge: Application to the Yukon River Alaska." Journal of Hydrology 561 1000-1018 [10.1016/j.jhydrol.2018.04.005]

    Kihwele, E., E. Muse, E. Magomba, et al. B. Mnaya, A. Nassoro, P. Banga, E. Murashani, D. Irmamasita, H. Kiwango, C. Birkett, and E. Wolanski. 2018. "Restoring the perennial Great Ruaha River using ecohydrology, engineering and governance methods in Tanzania." Ecohydrology & Hydrobiology 18 (2): 120-129 [10.1016/j.ecohyd.2017.10.008]

    Nguy-Robertson, A., J. May, S. Dartevelle, et al. C. Birkett, E. Lucero, T. Russo, S. Griffin, J. Miller, R. Tetrault, and M. Zentner. 2018. "Inferring elevation variation of lakes and reservoirs from areal extents: Calibrating with altimeter and in situ data." Remote Sensing Applications: Society and Environment 9 116-125 [10.1016/j.rsase.2018.01.001]

    Hossain, F., M. Srinivasan, C. Peterson, et al. A. Andral, E. Beighley, E. Anderson, R. Amini, C. Birkett, D. Bjerklie, C. A. Blain, S. Cherchali, C. H. David, B. Doorn, J. Escurra, L.-L. Fu, C. Frans, J. Fulton, S. Gangopadhay, S. Ghosh, C. Gleason, M. Gosset, J. Hausman, G. Jacobs, J. Jones, Y. Kaheil, B. Laignel, P. Le Moigne, L. Li, F. Lefèvre, R. Mason, A. Mehta, A. Mukherjee, A. Nguy-Robertson, S. Ricci, A. Paris, T. Pavelsky, N. Picot, G. Schumann, S. Shrestha, P.-Y. Le Traon, and E. Trehubenko. 2017. "Engaging the User Community for Advancing Societal Applications of the Surface Water Ocean Topography Mission." Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society 98 (11): ES285-ES290 [10.1175/bams-d-17-0161.1]

    Brown, M. E., S. Delgado Arias, T. Neumann, et al. M. F. Jasinski, P. Posey, G. Babonis, N. F. Glenn, C. M. Birkett, V. M. Escobar, and T. Markus. 2016. "Applications for ICESat-2 Data: From NASA's Early Adopter Program." IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Magazine 4 (4): 24-37 [10.1109/mgrs.2016.2560759]

    Ričko, M., C. M. Birkett, J. A. Carton, and J.-F. Crétaux. 2013. "Publisher’s Note: Intercomparison and validation of continental water level products derived from satellite radar altimetry." Journal of Applied Remote Sensing 6 (1): 060103 [10.1117/1.jrs.6.060103]

    Ričko, M., C. M. Birkett, J. A. Carton, and J.-F. Crétaux. 2012. "Intercomparison and validation of continental water level products derived from satellite radar altimetry." Journal of Applied Remote Sensing 6 (1): 061710 [10.1117/1.jrs.6.061710]

    Gao, H., C. Birkett, and D. P. Lettenmaier. 2012. "Global monitoring of large reservoir storage from satellite remote sensing." Water Resources Research 48 (9): [10.1029/2012wr012063]

    Kihwele, E., B. Mnaya, G. Meng’ataki, C. Birkett, and E. Wolanski. 2012. "The role of vegetation in the water budget of the Usangu wetlands, Tanzania." Wetlands Ecology and Management 20 (5): 389-398 [10.1007/s11273-012-9260-8]

    Ricko, M., J. A. Carton, and C. Birkett. 2011. "Climatic Effects on Lake Basins. Part I: Modeling Tropical Lake Levels." Journal of Climate 24 (12): 2983-2999 [10.1175/2010jcli3602.1]

    Becker-Reshef, I., C. Justice, M. Sullivan, et al. E. Vermote, C. Tucker, A. Anyamba, J. Small, E. Pak, E. Masuoka, J. Schmaltz, M. Hansen, K. Pittman, C. M. Birkett, D. Williams, C. Reynolds, and B. Doorn. 2010. "Monitoring Global Croplands with Coarse Resolution Earth Observations: The Global Agriculture Monitoring (GLAM) Project." Remote Sensing 2 (6): 1589-1609 [10.3390/rs2061589]

    Birkett, C. M., and B. D. Beckley. 2010. "Investigating the Performance of the Jason-2/OSTM Radar Altimeter over Lakes and Reservoirs." Marine Geodesy 33 (sup1): 204-238 [10.1080/01490419.2010.488983]

    Crétaux, J.-F., and C. Birkett. 2006. "Lake studies from satellite radar altimetry." Comptes Rendus Geoscience 338 (14-15): 1098-1112 [10.1016/j.crte.2006.08.002]

    Coe, M. T., and C. M. Birkett. 2004. "Calculation of river discharge and prediction of lake height from satellite radar altimetry: Example for the Lake Chad basin." Water Resources Research 40 (10): [10.1029/2003wr002543]

    Coe, M. T., M. H. Costa, A. Botta, and C. M. Birkett. 2002. "Long-term simulations of discharge and floods in the Amazon Basin." J. Geophysical Research - Atmospheres 107 (D20): 8044 [10.1029/2001JD000740]

    Rosenqvist, Å., and C. M. Birkett. 2002. "Evaluation of JERS-1 SAR mosaics for hydrological applications in the Congo river basin." International Journal of Remote Sensing 23 (7): 1283-1302 [10.1080/01431160110092902]

    Birkett, C. M., L. Mertes, T. Dunne, M. Costa, and M. Jasinski. 2002. "Surface water dynamics in the Amazon Basin: Application of satellite radar altimetry." Journal of Geophysical Research 107 (D20): 8059 [10.1029/2001jd000609]

    Alsdorf, D., C. Birkett, T. Dunne, J. Melack, and L. Hess. 2001. "Water level changes in a large Amazon lake measured with spaceborne radar interferometry and altimetry." Geophysical Research Letters 28 (14): 2671-2674 [10.1029/2001gl012962]

    Vorosmarty, C., A. Askew, W. Grabs, et al. R. G. Barry, C. Birkett, P. Doll, B. Goodison, A. Hall, R. Jenne, L. Kitaev, J. Landwehr, M. Keeler, G. Leavesley, J. Schaake, K. Strzepek, S. S. Sundarvel, K. Takeuchi, and F. Webster. 2001. "Global water data: A newly endangered species." Eos, Transactions American Geophysical Union 82 (5): 54-54 [10.1029/01eo00031]

    Sarch, M.-T., and C. Birkett. 2000. "Fishing and Farming at Lake Chad: Responses to Lake-level Fluctuations." The Geographical Journal 166 (2): 156-172 [10.1111/j.1475-4959.2000.tb00015.x]

    Birkett, C. 2000. "Synergistic Remote Sensing of Lake Chad Variability of Basin Inundation." Remote Sensing of Environment 72 (2): 218-236 [10.1016/s0034-4257(99)00105-4]

    Birkett, C., R. Murtugudde, and T. Allan. 1999. "Indian Ocean Climate event brings floods to East Africa's lakes and the Sudd Marsh." Geophysical Research Letters 26 (8): 1031-1034 [10.1029/1999gl900165]

    Birkett, C. M. 1998. "Contribution of the TOPEX NASA Radar Altimeter to the global monitoring of large rivers and wetlands." Water Resources Research 34 (5): 1223-1239 [10.1029/98wr00124]

    Birkett, C. M. 1995. "The contribution of TOPEX/POSEIDON to the global monitoring of climatically sensitive lakes." Journal of Geophysical Research 100 (C12): 25179 [10.1029/95jc02125]

    Scott, R. F., S. G. Baker, C. M. Birkett, et al. W. Cudlip, S. W. Laxon, D. R. Mantripp, J. A. Mansley, J. G. Morley, C. G. Rapley, J. K. Ridley, F. Strawbridge, and D. J. Wingham. 1994. "A comparison of the performance of the ice and ocean tracking modes of the ERS-1 radar altimeter over non-ocean surfaces." Geophysical Research Letters 21 (7): 553-556 [10.1029/94gl00178]

    Birkett, C. M., S. F. Green, J. C. Zarnecki, and K. S. Russell. 1987. "Infrared and optical observations of low-activity comets, P/Arend-Rigaux (1984k) and P/Neujmin 1 (1984c)." Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society 225 (2): 285-296 [10.1093/mnras/225.2.285]

    Russell, K. S., J. A. Dawe, C. M. Birkett, D. J. Adams, and A. J. Meadows. 1985. "Observations of Comet Crommelin - I. Morphology and C2 production rate." Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society 217 (3): 651-658 [10.1093/mnras/217.3.651]

    Non-Refereed

    Birkett, C. M., D. Alsdorf, and D. J. Harding. 2005. "Hydrological applications of remote sensing: surface state - river and water body stage, width and gradient from satellite radar altimetry, interferometric SAR, and laser altimetry." The encyclopedia of hydrological sciences, Volume 2, Hydrological application of remote sensing: surface states 5 903-918 [10.1002/0470848944.hsa065]

                                                                                                                                                                                            
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