Claudia Cristina Carabajal

Claudia Cristina Carabajal

  • PRINCIPAL SCIENTIST
  • 301.614.6111 | 301.614.6099
  • NASA/GSFC
  • Mail Code: 61A
  • Greenbelt , MD 20771
  • Employer: SIGMA SPACE CORPORATION
  • Selected Publications

    Refereed

    Morton, D. C., J. Nagol, C. C. Carabajal, et al. J. Rosette, M. Palace, B. D. Cook, E. F. Vermote, D. J. Harding, and P. R. North. 2016. "Dry-season greening of Amazon forests Reply." Nature, 531 (7594): E6-E6 [10.1038/nature16458]

    Carabajal, C. C., and J.-P. Boy. 2016. "EVALUATION OF ASTER GDEM V3 USING ICESAT LASER ALTIMETRY." ISPRS - International Archives of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences, XLI-B4: 117-124 [10.5194/isprsarchives-xli-b4-117-2016]

    Leigh, H. W., L. A. Magruder, C. C. Carabajal, J. L. Saba, and J. F. McGarry. 2015. "Development of Onboard Digital Elevation and Relief Databases for ICESat-2." IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 53 (4): 2011-2020 [10.1109/tgrs.2014.2352277]

    Morton, D. C., J. Nagol, C. C. Carabajal, et al. J. Rosette, M. Palace, D. Cook, E. F. Vermote, D. Harding, and P. North. 2014. "Amazon forests maintain consistent canopy structure and greenness during the dry season." Nature, 506 (7487): 221-224 [10.1038/nature13006]

    Meyer, D. J., T. Tachikawa, M. Abrams, et al. R. Crippen, T. Krieger, D. Gesch, and C. Carabajal. 2012. "SUMMARY OF THE VALIDATION OF THE SECOND VERSION OF THE ASTER GDEM." ISPRS - International Archives of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences, XXXIX-B4: 291-293 [10.5194/isprsarchives-xxxix-b4-291-2012]

    Petrov, L., D. Gordon, J. Gipson, et al. D. MacMillan, C. Ma, E. Fomalont, R. Walker, and C. C. Carabajal. 2009. "Precise geodesy with the Very Long Baseline Array." Journal of Geodesy, 83 (9): 859-876 [10.1007/s00190-009-0304-7]

    Borsa, A. A., H. A. Fricker, B. G. Bills, et al. J.-B. Minster, C. C. Carabajal, and K. J. Quinn. 2008. "Topography of the salar de Uyuni, Bolivia from kinematic GPS." Geophysical Journal International, 172 (1): 31-40 [10.1111/j.1365-246x.2007.03604.x]

    Carabajal, C. C., and D. J. Harding. 2006. "SRTM C-Band and ICESat Laser Altimetry Elevation Comparisons as a Function of Tree Cover and Relief." Am Soc Photogram Rem Sens, 72 (3): 287-298 [10.14358/PERS.72.3.287]

    Lefsky, M. A., D. J. Harding, M. Keller, et al. W. B. Cohen, C. C. Carabajal, F. Del Bom Espirito-Santo, M. O. Hunter, R. de Oliveira, and P. B. de Camargo. 2006. "Correction to “Estimates of forest canopy height and aboveground biomass using ICESat”." Geophysical Research Letters, 33 (5): L05501 [10.1029/2005gl025518]

    Carabajal, C. C., and D. J. Harding. 2005. "ICESat validation of Shuttle Radar Topography Mission C-band digital elevation models." Geophysical Research Letters, L22S01: [10.1029/2005GL023957]

    Sauber-Rosenberg, J. M., B. Molnia, C. C. Carabajal, S. B. Luthcke, and R. Muskett. 2005. "Ice elevations and surface change on the Malaspina Glacier Alaska." Geophys Res Lett, 32 (23): L23S01 [ 10.1029/2005GL023943]

    Lefsky, M., D. J. Harding, W. B. Cohen, M. Keller, and C. C. Carabajal. 2005. "Estimates of forest canopy height and aboveground biomass using ICESat." Geophysical Research Letters, 32 (22): L22S02 [10.1029/2005GL023971]

    Fricker, H. A., A. Borsa, B. Minster, et al. C. C. Carabajal, K. Quinn, and B. Bills. 2005. "Assessment of ICESat performance at the salar de Uyuni, Bolivia." Geophysical Research Letters, 32 (21): L21S06 [10.1029/2005gl023423]

    Harding, D. J., and C. C. Carabajal. 2005. "ICESat Waveform Measurements of Within-footprint Topographic Relief and Vegetation Vertical Structure." Gephys Res Lett, 32 : 4 [ 10.1029/2005GL023471]

    Carabajal, C. C., and D. J. Harding. 2005. "ICESat validation of SRTM C-band digital elevation models." Geophysical Research Letters, 32 (22): L22S01 [10.1029/2005GL023957]

    Luthcke, S. B., C. C. Carabajal, and D. D. Rowlands. 2002. "Enhanced Geolocation of Spaceborne Laser Altimeter Surface Returns: Parameter Calibration from the Simultaneous Reduction of Altimeter Range and Navigation Tracking data." Journal of Geodynamics, Vol. 34 (3-4): 447-475 [ 10.1016/S0264-3707(02)00047-9]

    Luthcke, S., C. Carabajal, D. Rowlands, and D. Pavlis. 2001. "Improvements in spaceborne laser altimeter data geolocation." Surveys in Geophysics, 22 (5/6): 549-559 [10.1023/a:1015636721365]

    Rowlands, D., C. C. Carabajal, S. B. Luthcke, D. J. Harding, and J. M. Sauber. 2000. "Satellite laser altimetry: on-orbit calibration techniques for precise geolocation." The Review of Laser Engineering, 28 (12): 796-803 [10.2184/lsj.28.796]

    Non-Refereed

    Meyer, D. J., T. Tachikawa, M. Abrams, et al. R. Crippen, T. Krieger, D. Gesch, and C. C. Carabajal. 2012. "Summary of the Validation of the Second Varsion of the ASTER GDEM." International Archives of the Photogrammetry Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences (22nd Congress of the International-Society-for-Photogrammetry-and-Remote-Sensing, Melbourne, Australia, August 25-Sept. 1, 2012) 39-B4: Gottingen, Germany: 291-293 [Full Text (Link)]

    Carabajal, C. C., D. J. Harding, J. P. Boy, et al. J. J. Danielson, D. B. Gesch, and V. P. Suchdeo. 2011. "Evaluation of the global multi-resolution terrain elevation data 2010 (GMTED2010) using ICESat geodetic control." International Symposium on Lidar and Radar Mapping 2011: Technologies and Applications Location, Proceedings of SPIE 8286: Nanjing, China: 13 [10.1117/12.912776]

    Carabajal, C. C., D. J. Harding, and V. P. Suchdeo. 2010. "ICESat Lidar and Global Digital Elevation Models:Applications to DESDynI." 2010 IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium 1907-1910 [10.1109/IGARSS.2010.5650201]

    Sirota, J. M., P. M. Millar, C. T. Field, et al. D. K. Mostofi, E. Ketchum, C. C. Carabajal, and S. B. Luthcke. 2004. "Laser pointing determination system for the geoscience laser altimeter on ICESat. Initial in-flight performance assessment." GUIDANCE AND CONTROL 2004 (27th Annual AAS Rocky Mountain Guidance and Control Conference, Breckenridge, Colorado, February 4-08, 2004), Advances in the Astronautical Sciences 118: San Diego, California, U.S.A.: 607-621, ISBN: 0-87703-511-3.

    Luthcke, S. B., D. D. Rowlands, D. J. Harding, et al. J. L. Bufton, C. C. Carabajal, and T. A. Pennington. 2003. "ICESat Laser Altimeter Pointing, Ranging and Timing Calibration from Integrated Residual Analysis: A Summary of Early Mission Results." Proceedings of the 2003 Flight Mechanics Symposium, Oct. 28-30, 2003. NASA CP/2003-212246: Greenbelt, Maryland, U.S.A.: [Full Text (Link)]

    Harding, D. J., and C. C. Carabajal. 2002. "Evaluation of Geoscience Laser Altimeter System (GLAS) Waveforms For Vegetated Landscapes Using Airborne Laser Altimeter Scanning Data ." International Archives of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, Volume XXXIV-3/W4, Annapolis, Maryland, 22-24 Oct. 2001 125-128, ISBN: ISSN 0246-1840. [Full Text (Link)]

    Luthcke, S. B., D. D. Rowlands, and C. C. Carabajal. 2002. "Spaceborne laser Altimeter Instrument Parameter Calibration from Integrated Residual Analysis ." International Archives of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, Volume XXXIV-3/W4, Annapolis, Maryland, 22-24 Oct. 2001 81-83, ISBN: ISSN 0246-1840. [Full Text (Link)]

    Harding, D. J., D. B. Gesch, C. C. Carabajal, and S. B. Luthcke. 1999. "Application of the Shuttle Laser Altimeter in an accuracy assessment of GTOPO30, a global 1-kilometer Digital Elevation Model ." International Archives of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, Mapping Surface Structure and Topography by Airborne and Spaceborne Lasers 32 (3-W14): 81-88 [Full Text (Link)]

    Carabajal, C. C., D. J. Harding, S. B. Luthcke, et al. W. Fong, S. C. Rowton, and J. J. Frawley. 1999. "Processing of shuttle laser altimeter range and return pulse data in support of SLA-02." International Archives of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, Mapping Surface Structure and Topography by Airborne and Spaceborne Lasers 32 (3-W14): 65-72 [Full Text (Link)]

    Selected Publications

    Refereed

    Morton, D. C., J. Nagol, C. C. Carabajal, et al. J. Rosette, M. Palace, B. D. Cook, E. F. Vermote, D. J. Harding, and P. R. North. 2016. "Dry-season greening of Amazon forests Reply." Nature 531 (7594): E6-E6 [10.1038/nature16458]

    Carabajal, C. C., and J.-P. Boy. 2016. "EVALUATION OF ASTER GDEM V3 USING ICESAT LASER ALTIMETRY." ISPRS - International Archives of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences XLI-B4 117-124 [10.5194/isprsarchives-xli-b4-117-2016]

    Leigh, H. W., L. A. Magruder, C. C. Carabajal, J. L. Saba, and J. F. McGarry. 2015. "Development of Onboard Digital Elevation and Relief Databases for ICESat-2." IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing 53 (4): 2011-2020 [10.1109/tgrs.2014.2352277]

    Morton, D. C., J. Nagol, C. C. Carabajal, et al. J. Rosette, M. Palace, D. Cook, E. F. Vermote, D. Harding, and P. North. 2014. "Amazon forests maintain consistent canopy structure and greenness during the dry season." Nature 506 (7487): 221-224 [10.1038/nature13006]

    Meyer, D. J., T. Tachikawa, M. Abrams, et al. R. Crippen, T. Krieger, D. Gesch, and C. Carabajal. 2012. "SUMMARY OF THE VALIDATION OF THE SECOND VERSION OF THE ASTER GDEM." ISPRS - International Archives of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences XXXIX-B4 291-293 [10.5194/isprsarchives-xxxix-b4-291-2012]

    Petrov, L., D. Gordon, J. Gipson, et al. D. MacMillan, C. Ma, E. Fomalont, R. Walker, and C. C. Carabajal. 2009. "Precise geodesy with the Very Long Baseline Array." Journal of Geodesy 83 (9): 859-876 [10.1007/s00190-009-0304-7]

    Borsa, A. A., H. A. Fricker, B. G. Bills, et al. J.-B. Minster, C. C. Carabajal, and K. J. Quinn. 2008. "Topography of the salar de Uyuni, Bolivia from kinematic GPS." Geophysical Journal International 172 (1): 31-40 [10.1111/j.1365-246x.2007.03604.x]

    Carabajal, C. C., and D. J. Harding. 2006. "SRTM C-Band and ICESat Laser Altimetry Elevation Comparisons as a Function of Tree Cover and Relief." Am Soc Photogram Rem Sens 72 (3): 287-298 [10.14358/PERS.72.3.287]

    Lefsky, M. A., D. J. Harding, M. Keller, et al. W. B. Cohen, C. C. Carabajal, F. Del Bom Espirito-Santo, M. O. Hunter, R. de Oliveira, and P. B. de Camargo. 2006. "Correction to “Estimates of forest canopy height and aboveground biomass using ICESat”." Geophysical Research Letters 33 (5): L05501 [10.1029/2005gl025518]

    Carabajal, C. C., and D. J. Harding. 2005. "ICESat validation of Shuttle Radar Topography Mission C-band digital elevation models." Geophysical Research Letters L22S01 [10.1029/2005GL023957]

    Sauber-Rosenberg, J. M., B. Molnia, C. C. Carabajal, S. B. Luthcke, and R. Muskett. 2005. "Ice elevations and surface change on the Malaspina Glacier Alaska." Geophys Res Lett 32 (23): L23S01 [ 10.1029/2005GL023943]

    Lefsky, M., D. J. Harding, W. B. Cohen, M. Keller, and C. C. Carabajal. 2005. "Estimates of forest canopy height and aboveground biomass using ICESat." Geophysical Research Letters 32 (22): L22S02 [10.1029/2005GL023971]

    Fricker, H. A., A. Borsa, B. Minster, et al. C. C. Carabajal, K. Quinn, and B. Bills. 2005. "Assessment of ICESat performance at the salar de Uyuni, Bolivia." Geophysical Research Letters 32 (21): L21S06 [10.1029/2005gl023423]

    Harding, D. J., and C. C. Carabajal. 2005. "ICESat Waveform Measurements of Within-footprint Topographic Relief and Vegetation Vertical Structure." Gephys Res Lett 32 4 [ 10.1029/2005GL023471]

    Carabajal, C. C., and D. J. Harding. 2005. "ICESat validation of SRTM C-band digital elevation models." Geophysical Research Letters 32 (22): L22S01 [10.1029/2005GL023957]

    Luthcke, S. B., C. C. Carabajal, and D. D. Rowlands. 2002. "Enhanced Geolocation of Spaceborne Laser Altimeter Surface Returns: Parameter Calibration from the Simultaneous Reduction of Altimeter Range and Navigation Tracking data." Journal of Geodynamics Vol. 34 (3-4): 447-475 [ 10.1016/S0264-3707(02)00047-9]

    Luthcke, S., C. Carabajal, D. Rowlands, and D. Pavlis. 2001. "Improvements in spaceborne laser altimeter data geolocation." Surveys in Geophysics 22 (5/6): 549-559 [10.1023/a:1015636721365]

    Rowlands, D., C. C. Carabajal, S. B. Luthcke, D. J. Harding, and J. M. Sauber. 2000. "Satellite laser altimetry: on-orbit calibration techniques for precise geolocation." The Review of Laser Engineering 28 (12): 796-803 [10.2184/lsj.28.796]

    Non-Refereed

    Meyer, D. J., T. Tachikawa, M. Abrams, et al. R. Crippen, T. Krieger, D. Gesch, and C. C. Carabajal. 2012. "Summary of the Validation of the Second Varsion of the ASTER GDEM." International Archives of the Photogrammetry Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences (22nd Congress of the International-Society-for-Photogrammetry-and-Remote-Sensing, Melbourne, Australia, August 25-Sept. 1, 2012) 39-B4 291-293 [Full Text (Link)]

    Carabajal, C. C., D. J. Harding, J. P. Boy, et al. J. J. Danielson, D. B. Gesch, and V. P. Suchdeo. 2011. "Evaluation of the global multi-resolution terrain elevation data 2010 (GMTED2010) using ICESat geodetic control." International Symposium on Lidar and Radar Mapping 2011: Technologies and Applications Location, Proceedings of SPIE 8286 13 [10.1117/12.912776]

    Carabajal, C. C., D. J. Harding, and V. P. Suchdeo. 2010. "ICESat Lidar and Global Digital Elevation Models:Applications to DESDynI." 2010 IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium 1907-1910 [10.1109/IGARSS.2010.5650201]

    Sirota, J. M., P. M. Millar, C. T. Field, et al. D. K. Mostofi, E. Ketchum, C. C. Carabajal, and S. B. Luthcke. 2004. "Laser pointing determination system for the geoscience laser altimeter on ICESat. Initial in-flight performance assessment." GUIDANCE AND CONTROL 2004 (27th Annual AAS Rocky Mountain Guidance and Control Conference, Breckenridge, Colorado, February 4-08, 2004), Advances in the Astronautical Sciences 118 607-621

    Luthcke, S. B., D. D. Rowlands, D. J. Harding, et al. J. L. Bufton, C. C. Carabajal, and T. A. Pennington. 2003. "ICESat Laser Altimeter Pointing, Ranging and Timing Calibration from Integrated Residual Analysis: A Summary of Early Mission Results." Proceedings of the 2003 Flight Mechanics Symposium, Oct. 28-30, 2003. NASA CP/2003-212246 [Full Text (Link)]

    Harding, D. J., and C. C. Carabajal. 2002. "Evaluation of Geoscience Laser Altimeter System (GLAS) Waveforms For Vegetated Landscapes Using Airborne Laser Altimeter Scanning Data ." International Archives of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, Volume XXXIV-3/W4, Annapolis, Maryland, 22-24 Oct. 2001 125-128 [Full Text (Link)]

    Luthcke, S. B., D. D. Rowlands, and C. C. Carabajal. 2002. "Spaceborne laser Altimeter Instrument Parameter Calibration from Integrated Residual Analysis ." International Archives of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, Volume XXXIV-3/W4, Annapolis, Maryland, 22-24 Oct. 2001 81-83 [Full Text (Link)]

    Harding, D. J., D. B. Gesch, C. C. Carabajal, and S. B. Luthcke. 1999. "Application of the Shuttle Laser Altimeter in an accuracy assessment of GTOPO30, a global 1-kilometer Digital Elevation Model ." International Archives of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, Mapping Surface Structure and Topography by Airborne and Spaceborne Lasers 32 (3-W14): 81-88 [Full Text (Link)]

    Carabajal, C. C., D. J. Harding, S. B. Luthcke, et al. W. Fong, S. C. Rowton, and J. J. Frawley. 1999. "Processing of shuttle laser altimeter range and return pulse data in support of SLA-02." International Archives of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, Mapping Surface Structure and Topography by Airborne and Spaceborne Lasers 32 (3-W14): 65-72 [Full Text (Link)]

                                                                                                                                                                                            
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