Julia A Barsi

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Julia A Barsi

  • INSTRUMENT ENGINEER
  • 301.614.6667
  • NASA/GSFC
  • Mail Code: 618
  • Greenbelt , MD 20771
  • Employer: SCIENCE SYSTEMS AND APPLICATIONS INC
  • Brief Bio

     Julia Barsi received the B.S. and M.S. degrees in imaging science with a concentration in remote sensing from the Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester NY. She is currently a calibration analyst with Science Systems and Applications, Incorporated, Greenbelt MD. She is involved with the characterization and calibration of the Landsat sensors, with an emphasis on the thermal band calibration.

    Current Projects

    Landsat-8, -7, -5 radiometric calibration, atmospheric correction for single band thermal instruments, pseudo-invarient calibration sites.

     

    Education

     B.S. in Imaging Science,
    Rochester Institute of Technology, 1997
    Senior Project: The Generation of a Geographic Information System Database in Support of Great Lakes Studies

    M.S. in Imaging Science,
    Rochester Institute of Technology, 2000
    Masters Thesis: MISI and ETM+: Thermal Calibration and Atmospheric Correction

    Publications

    Refereed

    Helder, D., B. Markham, R. Morfitt, et al. J. Storey, J. Barsi, F. Gascon, S. Clerc, B. LaFrance, J. Masek, D. Roy, A. Lewis, and N. Pahlevan. 2018. "Observations and Recommendations for the Calibration of Landsat 8 OLI and Sentinel 2 MSI for Improved Data Interoperability." Remote Sensing, 10 (9): 1340 [10.3390/rs10091340]

    Markham, B. L., T. Arvidson, J. A. Barsi, et al. M. Choate, E. Kaita, R. Levy, M. Lubke, and J. Masek. 2017. "Landsat Program." Comprehensive Remote Sensing, 1: Oxford: Elsevier, 27–90, ISBN: 978-0-12-803221-3.

    Barsi, J. A., and B. L. Markham. 2016. "Spectral Response Characterization of the Landsat-8 Operational Land Imager." GSICS quarterly, 10 (1): 3-4 [10.7289/V5222RSK]

    Markham, B. L., D. Jenstrom, J. G. Masek, et al. P. Dabney, J. A. Pedelty, J. A. Barsi, and M. Montanaro. 2016. "Landsat 9: status and plans." Earth Observing Systems XXI, [10.1117/12.2238658]

    Barsi, J. A., B. L. Markham, J. S. Czapla-Myers, et al. D. L. Helder, S. J. Hook, J. R. Schott, and M. O. Haque. 2016. "Landsat-7 ETM+ radiometric calibration status." Earth Observing Systems XXI, [10.1117/12.2238625]

    Mishra, N., D. Helder, J. Barsi, and B. Markham. 2016. "Continuous calibration improvement in solar reflective bands: Landsat 5 through Landsat 8." Remote Sensing of Environment, 185: 7-15 [10.1016/j.rse.2016.07.032]

    Morfitt, R., J. A. Barsi, R. Levy, et al. B. L. Markham, E. Micijevic, L. Ong, P. Scaramuzza, and K. Vanderwerff. 2015. "Landsat-8 Operational Land Imager (OLI) Radiometric Performance On-Orbit." Remote Sensing, 7 (2): 2208-2237 [10.3390/rs70202208]

    Markham, B. L., J. A. Barsi, E. Kaita, et al. L. Ong, R. A. Morfitt, and M. O. Haque. 2015. "Radiometric calibration and stability of the Landsat-8 Operational Land Imager (OLI)." Earth Observing Systems XX, [10.1117/12.2188412]

    Barsi, J. A., and B. L. Markham. 2015. "Operational Land Imager relative radiometric calibration." Earth Observing Systems XX, [10.1117/12.2188555]

    Markham, B. L., J. A. Barsi, R. Morfitt, et al. M. Choate, M. Montanaro, T. Arvidson, and J. R. Irons. 2015. "Landsat 8: status and on-orbit performance." Sensors, Systems, and Next-Generation Satellites XIX, [10.1117/12.2194905]

    Barsi, J. A., K. Lee, G. Kvaran, B. L. Markham, and J. A. Pedelty. 2014. "The Spectral Response of the Landsat-8 Operational Land Imager." Remote Sensing, 6 (10): 10232-10251 [10.3390/rs61010232]

    Barsi, J. A., J. Schott, S. Hook, et al. N. Raqueno, B. L. Markham, and R. Radocinski. 2014. "Landsat-8 Thermal Infrared Sensor (TIRS) Vicarious Radiometric Calibration." Remote Sensing, 6 (11): 11607-11626 [10.3390/rs61111607]

    Markham, B. L., J. A. Barsi, G. Kvara, et al. L. Ong, E. Kaita, S. Biggar, J. Czapla-Myers, N. Mishra, and D. Helder. 2014. "Landsat-8 Operational Land Imager Radiometric Calibration and Stability." Remote Sens. , 6 (12): 12,275-12,308 [10.3390/rs61212275 ]

    Arvidson, T. J., J. A. Barsi, M. Jhabvala, and D. Reuter. 2013. "Landsat and Thermal Infrared Imaging (Chapter 9)." Remote Sensing and Digital Image Processing: Thermal Infrared Remote Sensing, 17: 177-198 [10.1007/978-94-007-6639-6]

    Markham, B. L., M. O. Haque, J. A. Barsi, et al. E. Micijevic, D. L. Helder, K. J. Thome, D. Aaron, and J. S. Czapla-Myers. 2012. "Landsat-7 ETM+: 12 years On-Orbit Reflective-Band Radiometric Performance." IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 50 (5): 2056-2062.

    Irons, J. R., J. L. Dwyer, and J. A. Barsi. 2012. "The Next Landsat Satellite: The Landsat Data Continuity Mission." Remote Sensing of Environment, [10.1016/j.rse.2011.08.026]

    Schott, J. R., S. J. Hook, J. A. Barsi, et al. B. L. Markham, J. Miller, P. P. Francis, and N. G. Raqueno. 2012. "Thermal Infrared Radiometric Calibration of the Entire Landsat 4, 5, and 7 Archive (1982-2010)." Remote Sensing of Environment,

    Padula, F. P., J. R. Schott, J. A. Barsi, N. G. Raqueno, and S. J. Hook. 2010. "Calibration of Landsat 5 Thermal Infrared Channel: updated calibration history and assessment of the errors associated with the methodology." Canadian Journal of Remote Sensing, 36 (5): 617-630 [10.5589/m10-084]

    Helder, D. L., B. L. Markham, K. J. Thome, et al. J. A. Barsi, G. Chander, and R. Malla. 2008. "Updated radiometric calibration for the Landsat-5 Thematic Mapper reflective bands." IEEE Transactions On Geosciences and Remote Sensing, 46: 3309-3325.

    Chander, G., J. Barsi, and B. L. Markham. 2007. "Revised Landsat-5 Thematic Mapper Radiometric Calibration." IEEE Trans Geosci Remote Sens, 4 (3): 490-494.

    Markham, B. L., J. Barsi, N. Raqueno, J. Schott, and S. Hook. 2007. "Landsat-5 Thematic Mapper Thermal Band Calibration Update." IEEE Trans Geosci Remote Sens, 4 (4): 552-555.

    Markham, B. L., S. Goward, T. Arvidson, J. Barsi, and P. Scaramuzza. 2006. "Landsat-7 Long-Term Acquisition Plan Radiometry - Evolution Over Time." Photogramm Eng Remote Sens, 72 (10): 1129-1135.

    Scaramuzza, P. L., B. L. Markham, J. A. Barsi, and E. Kaita. 2004. "Landsat-7 ETM+ On-Orbit Reflective-Band radiometric characterization." IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON GEOSCIENCE AND REMOTE SENSING, 42 (12): 2796-2809.

    Hook, S. J., G. Chander, J. A. Barsi, et al. R. E. Alley, A. Abtahi, F. D. Palluconi, B. L. Markham, R. C. Richards, S. G. Schladow, and D. L. Helder. 2004. "In-flight validation and recovery of water surface temperature with Landsat-5 thermal infrared data using an automated high-altitude lake validation site at Lake Tahoe." IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON GEOSCIENCE AND REMOTE SENSING, 42 (12): 2767-2776.

    Markham, B. L., K. J. Thome, J. A. Barsi, et al. E. Kaita, D. L. Helder, J. L. Barker, and P. L. Scaramuzza. 2004. "Landsat-7 ETM+ On-orbit reflective-band radiometric stability and absolute calibration." IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON GEOSCIENCE AND REMOTE SENSING, 42 (12): 2767-2776.

    Non-Refereed

    Markham, B. L., P. W. Dabney, D. Reuter, et al. K. J. Thome, J. R. Irons, J. A. Barsi, and M. Montanaro. 2011. "Landsat Data Continuity Mission Operational Land Imager Thermal In-frared Sensor performance." Proceedings of SPIE 8153: 81530D-81530D-7 [10.1117/12.895542]

    Schott, J. R., C. R. Anderson, and J. Barsi. 2008. "Refinement of the Method for using Pseudo-Invariant Sites for Long Term Calibration Trending of Landsat Reflective Bands." Proc IGARSS Boston, MA.

    Chander, G., O. M. Haque, E. Micijevic, and J. Barsi. 2008. "Landsat 5 Thematic Mapper (TM) Recalibration Procedure for Data Processed using the National Landsat Archive Production System (NLAPS)." IGARSS 2008 - 2008 IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium 4: Boston, Massachusetts: IV-1360 - IV-1363 [10.1109/IGARSS.2008.4779984]

    Barsi, J., B. L. Markham, D. L. Helder, and G. Chander. 2007. "Radiometric calibration status of Landsat-7 and Landsat-5." Proc SPIE Int Soc Opt Eng 6744: Florence, Italy, 12 pp.

    Markham, B. L., L. Ong, J. Barsi, et al. J. A. Mendenhall, D. E. Lencioni, D. L. Helder, D. M. Hollaren, and R. Morfitt. 2006. "Radiometric Calibration Stability of the EO-1 Advanced Land Imager: 5 Years On-Orbit." Proc SPIE Int Soc Opt Eng 6361: Stockholm, Sweden, 12 pp.

    Markham, B. L., J. A. Barsi, D. L. Helder, K. J. Thome, and J. L. Barker. 2006. "Evalution of the Landsat-5 TM Radiometric Calibration History using Desert Test Sites." Proc SPIE Int Soc Opt Eng 6361: Stockholm, Sweden, 10 pp [10.1117/12.690065]

    Barsi, J., B. L. Markham, C. Gyanesh, and N. Higgs. 2005. "Landsat-4 and Landsat-5 thematic mapper band 6 historical performance and calibration." Proc SPIE 5882 (588206): San Diego, CA, USA , 53-64.

    Brief Bio

     Julia Barsi received the B.S. and M.S. degrees in imaging science with a concentration in remote sensing from the Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester NY. She is currently a calibration analyst with Science Systems and Applications, Incorporated, Greenbelt MD. She is involved with the characterization and calibration of the Landsat sensors, with an emphasis on the thermal band calibration.

    Publications

    Refereed

    Helder, D., B. Markham, R. Morfitt, et al. J. Storey, J. Barsi, F. Gascon, S. Clerc, B. LaFrance, J. Masek, D. Roy, A. Lewis, and N. Pahlevan. 2018. "Observations and Recommendations for the Calibration of Landsat 8 OLI and Sentinel 2 MSI for Improved Data Interoperability." Remote Sensing 10 (9): 1340 [10.3390/rs10091340]

    Markham, B. L., T. Arvidson, J. A. Barsi, et al. M. Choate, E. Kaita, R. Levy, M. Lubke, and J. Masek. 2017. "Landsat Program." Comprehensive Remote Sensing 1 27–90

    Barsi, J. A., and B. L. Markham. 2016. "Spectral Response Characterization of the Landsat-8 Operational Land Imager." GSICS quarterly 10 (1): 3-4 [10.7289/V5222RSK]

    Markham, B. L., D. Jenstrom, J. G. Masek, et al. P. Dabney, J. A. Pedelty, J. A. Barsi, and M. Montanaro. 2016. "Landsat 9: status and plans." Earth Observing Systems XXI [10.1117/12.2238658]

    Barsi, J. A., B. L. Markham, J. S. Czapla-Myers, et al. D. L. Helder, S. J. Hook, J. R. Schott, and M. O. Haque. 2016. "Landsat-7 ETM+ radiometric calibration status." Earth Observing Systems XXI [10.1117/12.2238625]

    Mishra, N., D. Helder, J. Barsi, and B. Markham. 2016. "Continuous calibration improvement in solar reflective bands: Landsat 5 through Landsat 8." Remote Sensing of Environment 185 7-15 [10.1016/j.rse.2016.07.032]

    Morfitt, R., J. A. Barsi, R. Levy, et al. B. L. Markham, E. Micijevic, L. Ong, P. Scaramuzza, and K. Vanderwerff. 2015. "Landsat-8 Operational Land Imager (OLI) Radiometric Performance On-Orbit." Remote Sensing 7 (2): 2208-2237 [10.3390/rs70202208]

    Markham, B. L., J. A. Barsi, E. Kaita, et al. L. Ong, R. A. Morfitt, and M. O. Haque. 2015. "Radiometric calibration and stability of the Landsat-8 Operational Land Imager (OLI)." Earth Observing Systems XX [10.1117/12.2188412]

    Barsi, J. A., and B. L. Markham. 2015. "Operational Land Imager relative radiometric calibration." Earth Observing Systems XX [10.1117/12.2188555]

    Markham, B. L., J. A. Barsi, R. Morfitt, et al. M. Choate, M. Montanaro, T. Arvidson, and J. R. Irons. 2015. "Landsat 8: status and on-orbit performance." Sensors, Systems, and Next-Generation Satellites XIX [10.1117/12.2194905]

    Barsi, J. A., K. Lee, G. Kvaran, B. L. Markham, and J. A. Pedelty. 2014. "The Spectral Response of the Landsat-8 Operational Land Imager." Remote Sensing 6 (10): 10232-10251 [10.3390/rs61010232]

    Barsi, J. A., J. Schott, S. Hook, et al. N. Raqueno, B. L. Markham, and R. Radocinski. 2014. "Landsat-8 Thermal Infrared Sensor (TIRS) Vicarious Radiometric Calibration." Remote Sensing 6 (11): 11607-11626 [10.3390/rs61111607]

    Markham, B. L., J. A. Barsi, G. Kvara, et al. L. Ong, E. Kaita, S. Biggar, J. Czapla-Myers, N. Mishra, and D. Helder. 2014. "Landsat-8 Operational Land Imager Radiometric Calibration and Stability." Remote Sens. 6 (12): 12,275-12,308 [10.3390/rs61212275 ]

    Arvidson, T. J., J. A. Barsi, M. Jhabvala, and D. Reuter. 2013. "Landsat and Thermal Infrared Imaging (Chapter 9)." Remote Sensing and Digital Image Processing: Thermal Infrared Remote Sensing 17 177-198 [10.1007/978-94-007-6639-6]

    Markham, B. L., M. O. Haque, J. A. Barsi, et al. E. Micijevic, D. L. Helder, K. J. Thome, D. Aaron, and J. S. Czapla-Myers. 2012. "Landsat-7 ETM+: 12 years On-Orbit Reflective-Band Radiometric Performance." IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing 50 (5): 2056-2062

    Irons, J. R., J. L. Dwyer, and J. A. Barsi. 2012. "The Next Landsat Satellite: The Landsat Data Continuity Mission." Remote Sensing of Environment [10.1016/j.rse.2011.08.026]

    Schott, J. R., S. J. Hook, J. A. Barsi, et al. B. L. Markham, J. Miller, P. P. Francis, and N. G. Raqueno. 2012. "Thermal Infrared Radiometric Calibration of the Entire Landsat 4, 5, and 7 Archive (1982-2010)." Remote Sensing of Environment

    Padula, F. P., J. R. Schott, J. A. Barsi, N. G. Raqueno, and S. J. Hook. 2010. "Calibration of Landsat 5 Thermal Infrared Channel: updated calibration history and assessment of the errors associated with the methodology." Canadian Journal of Remote Sensing 36 (5): 617-630 [10.5589/m10-084]

    Helder, D. L., B. L. Markham, K. J. Thome, et al. J. A. Barsi, G. Chander, and R. Malla. 2008. "Updated radiometric calibration for the Landsat-5 Thematic Mapper reflective bands." IEEE Transactions On Geosciences and Remote Sensing 46 3309-3325

    Chander, G., J. Barsi, and B. L. Markham. 2007. "Revised Landsat-5 Thematic Mapper Radiometric Calibration." IEEE Trans Geosci Remote Sens 4 (3): 490-494

    Markham, B. L., J. Barsi, N. Raqueno, J. Schott, and S. Hook. 2007. "Landsat-5 Thematic Mapper Thermal Band Calibration Update." IEEE Trans Geosci Remote Sens 4 (4): 552-555

    Markham, B. L., S. Goward, T. Arvidson, J. Barsi, and P. Scaramuzza. 2006. "Landsat-7 Long-Term Acquisition Plan Radiometry - Evolution Over Time." Photogramm Eng Remote Sens 72 (10): 1129-1135

    Scaramuzza, P. L., B. L. Markham, J. A. Barsi, and E. Kaita. 2004. "Landsat-7 ETM+ On-Orbit Reflective-Band radiometric characterization." IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON GEOSCIENCE AND REMOTE SENSING 42 (12): 2796-2809

    Hook, S. J., G. Chander, J. A. Barsi, et al. R. E. Alley, A. Abtahi, F. D. Palluconi, B. L. Markham, R. C. Richards, S. G. Schladow, and D. L. Helder. 2004. "In-flight validation and recovery of water surface temperature with Landsat-5 thermal infrared data using an automated high-altitude lake validation site at Lake Tahoe." IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON GEOSCIENCE AND REMOTE SENSING 42 (12): 2767-2776

    Markham, B. L., K. J. Thome, J. A. Barsi, et al. E. Kaita, D. L. Helder, J. L. Barker, and P. L. Scaramuzza. 2004. "Landsat-7 ETM+ On-orbit reflective-band radiometric stability and absolute calibration." IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON GEOSCIENCE AND REMOTE SENSING 42 (12): 2767-2776

    Non-Refereed

    Markham, B. L., P. W. Dabney, D. Reuter, et al. K. J. Thome, J. R. Irons, J. A. Barsi, and M. Montanaro. 2011. "Landsat Data Continuity Mission Operational Land Imager Thermal In-frared Sensor performance." Proceedings of SPIE 8153 81530D-81530D-7 [10.1117/12.895542]

    Schott, J. R., C. R. Anderson, and J. Barsi. 2008. "Refinement of the Method for using Pseudo-Invariant Sites for Long Term Calibration Trending of Landsat Reflective Bands." Proc IGARSS

    Chander, G., O. M. Haque, E. Micijevic, and J. Barsi. 2008. "Landsat 5 Thematic Mapper (TM) Recalibration Procedure for Data Processed using the National Landsat Archive Production System (NLAPS)." IGARSS 2008 - 2008 IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium 4 IV-1360 - IV-1363 [10.1109/IGARSS.2008.4779984]

    Barsi, J., B. L. Markham, D. L. Helder, and G. Chander. 2007. "Radiometric calibration status of Landsat-7 and Landsat-5." Proc SPIE Int Soc Opt Eng 6744 12 pp

    Markham, B. L., L. Ong, J. Barsi, et al. J. A. Mendenhall, D. E. Lencioni, D. L. Helder, D. M. Hollaren, and R. Morfitt. 2006. "Radiometric Calibration Stability of the EO-1 Advanced Land Imager: 5 Years On-Orbit." Proc SPIE Int Soc Opt Eng 6361 12 pp

    Markham, B. L., J. A. Barsi, D. L. Helder, K. J. Thome, and J. L. Barker. 2006. "Evalution of the Landsat-5 TM Radiometric Calibration History using Desert Test Sites." Proc SPIE Int Soc Opt Eng 6361 10 pp [10.1117/12.690065]

    Barsi, J., B. L. Markham, C. Gyanesh, and N. Higgs. 2005. "Landsat-4 and Landsat-5 thematic mapper band 6 historical performance and calibration." Proc SPIE 5882 (588206): 53-64

                                                                                                                                                                                            
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