Lena F Iredell

Lena F Iredell

  • PRINCIPAL SOFTWARE DEVELOPER
  • 301.286.9773 | 301.286.2323
  • NASA/GSFC
  • Mail Code: 610.2
  • Greenbelt , MD 20771
  • Employer: ADNET SYSTEMS INC
  • Brief Bio

    Lena Iredell received a BS in meterology from SUNY Oswego and a MS in forest micrometeorology from West Virginia University. Her area of expertise includes the development of quality control methodologies, development of level-3 gridding algorithms, statistical and graphical analysis, and validation of retrieved surface and atmospheric products from the AIRS/AMSU and TOVS instruments. She supports the atmospheric sounding research activities of the Sounder Research Team.

    Current Projects

    Sr. Programmer/Analyst

    Development of quality control and level-3 products for the AIRS Science Team.

    Education

    MS in forest micrometeorology from West Virginia University (1981)
    BS in meteorology from SUNY Oswego (1979)

    Professional Societies

    American Meteorological Society (AMS) , 1983 - Present
    American Geophysical Union, 2014 - Present

    Awards

    SRT Outstanding Performance Award, 2016

    SRT Outstanding Performance Award, 2015

    SRT Outstanding Performance Award, 2014

    SRT Outstanding Performance Award, 2013
    SRT Group Achievement Award, 2012
    NASA Group Achievement Award, 2011
    SRT Outstanding Performance Award, 2011
    Laboratory for Atmospheres Outstanding Performance Award, 2009
    SRT/DMT Outstanding Performance Award, 2007
    GMAO/SRT Outstanding Performance Award, 2004
    NASA Group Achievement Award, 2003
    GSFC Group Achievement Award, 2003
    DAO/SRT Outstanding Performance Award, 2002
    DAO/SRT Outstanding Performance Award, 1999
    DAO/SDUO Group Achievement Award, 1993
    NASA Goddard Space Flight Center Group Achievement Award, 1994
    GMSB Outstanding Performance Award, 1984
    GMSB Outstanding Performance Award, 1987
    GMSB Group Achievement Award, 1987
    Vega Women’s Honor Society, 1979

     

    Selected Publications

    Refereed

    Susskind, J., J. M. Blaisdell, and L. Iredell. 2014. "Improved methodology for surface and atmospheric soundings, error estimates, and quality control procedures: the atmospheric infrared sounder science team version-6 retrieval algorithm." J. Applied Rem. Sensing, 8 (1): 084994 [10.1117/1.JRS.8.084994]

    Susskind, J., G. Molnar, L. Iredell, and N. Loeb. 2012. "Interannual variability of outgoing longwave radiation as observed by AIRS and CERES." J. Geophys. Res., 117 (D23): D18212 [10.1029/2012JD017997]

    Susskind, J., J. Blaisdell, L. Iredell, and F. Keita. 2011. "Improved Temperature Sounding and Quality Control Methodology Using AIRS/AMSU Data: The AIRS Science Team Version 5 Retrieval Algorithm." IEEE Trans. Geosci. Remote Sensing, 49 (3): 883-907 [10.1109/TGRS.2010.2070508]

    Susskind, J., G. Molnar, L. Iredell, and N. Loeb. 2010. "Intercomparison of OLR Anomalies and Trends as Observed by CERES and Computed Using AIRS Products." J. Climate,

    Pinheiro, T., J. Descloitres, J. Privette, et al. J. Susskind, L. Iredell, and J. E. Schmaltz. 2007. "Near-real time retrievals of land surface temperature within the MODIS Rapid Response System." Remote Sensing of Environment, 106 (3): 326-336 [10.1016/j.rse.2006.09.006]

    Susskind, J., C. Barnet, J. Blaisdell, et al. L. F. Iredell, F. Keita, L. Kouvaris, G. Molnar, and M. Chahine. 2006. "Accuracy of geophysical parameters derived from Atmospheric Infrared Sounder/Advanced Microwave Sounding Unit as a function of fractional cloud cover." J. Geophys. Res., 111: D09S17 [10.1029/2005JD006272]

    Susskind, J., R. Atlas, C. Barnet, et al. J. Blaisdell, L. Iredell, E. Brin, J. C. Jusem, F. Keita, K. Kouvaris, and G. Molnar. 2003. "Current Results from AIRS/AMSU/HSB." Proc. of TOVS,

    Susskind, J., C. Barnet, J. Blaisdell, et al. L. F. Iredell, F. Keita, and L. Kouvaris. 2003. "Early Results from AIRS/AMSU/HSB." Proc. of the SPIE, 5151: 244-251 [10.1117/12.506316]

    Brief Bio

    Lena Iredell received a BS in meterology from SUNY Oswego and a MS in forest micrometeorology from West Virginia University. Her area of expertise includes the development of quality control methodologies, development of level-3 gridding algorithms, statistical and graphical analysis, and validation of retrieved surface and atmospheric products from the AIRS/AMSU and TOVS instruments. She supports the atmospheric sounding research activities of the Sounder Research Team.

    Selected Publications

    Refereed

    Susskind, J., J. M. Blaisdell, and L. Iredell. 2014. "Improved methodology for surface and atmospheric soundings, error estimates, and quality control procedures: the atmospheric infrared sounder science team version-6 retrieval algorithm." J. Applied Rem. Sensing 8 (1): 084994 [10.1117/1.JRS.8.084994]

    Susskind, J., G. Molnar, L. Iredell, and N. Loeb. 2012. "Interannual variability of outgoing longwave radiation as observed by AIRS and CERES." J. Geophys. Res. 117 (D23): D18212 [10.1029/2012JD017997]

    Susskind, J., J. Blaisdell, L. Iredell, and F. Keita. 2011. "Improved Temperature Sounding and Quality Control Methodology Using AIRS/AMSU Data: The AIRS Science Team Version 5 Retrieval Algorithm." IEEE Trans. Geosci. Remote Sensing 49 (3): 883-907 [10.1109/TGRS.2010.2070508]

    Susskind, J., G. Molnar, L. Iredell, and N. Loeb. 2010. "Intercomparison of OLR Anomalies and Trends as Observed by CERES and Computed Using AIRS Products." J. Climate

    Pinheiro, T., J. Descloitres, J. Privette, et al. J. Susskind, L. Iredell, and J. E. Schmaltz. 2007. "Near-real time retrievals of land surface temperature within the MODIS Rapid Response System." Remote Sensing of Environment 106 (3): 326-336 [10.1016/j.rse.2006.09.006]

    Susskind, J., C. Barnet, J. Blaisdell, et al. L. F. Iredell, F. Keita, L. Kouvaris, G. Molnar, and M. Chahine. 2006. "Accuracy of geophysical parameters derived from Atmospheric Infrared Sounder/Advanced Microwave Sounding Unit as a function of fractional cloud cover." J. Geophys. Res. 111 D09S17 [10.1029/2005JD006272]

    Susskind, J., R. Atlas, C. Barnet, et al. J. Blaisdell, L. Iredell, E. Brin, J. C. Jusem, F. Keita, K. Kouvaris, and G. Molnar. 2003. "Current Results from AIRS/AMSU/HSB." Proc. of TOVS

    Susskind, J., C. Barnet, J. Blaisdell, et al. L. F. Iredell, F. Keita, and L. Kouvaris. 2003. "Early Results from AIRS/AMSU/HSB." Proc. of the SPIE 5151 244-251 [10.1117/12.506316]

                                                                                                                                                                                            
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