Dr. Sergey Vladimirovich Korkin

Dr. Sergey Vladimirovich Korkin

  • RESEARCH SCHOLAR
  • 301.614.5153
  • NASA/GSFC
  • Mail Code: 613
  • Greenbelt , MD 20771
  • Employer: UNIVERSITIES SPACE RESEARCH ASSOCIATION
  • Brief Bio

    EDUCATION:

    Ph.D., Electro optical systems (radiative transfer), Moscow Power Engineering Institute (Technical University), Moscow, Russia, 2009.

    M.Sc., Engineering and technology in electronics and microelectonics, Moscow Power Engineering Institute (Technical University), Moscow, Russia, 2006.

    B.Sc., Engineering and technology in electronics and microelectonics, Moscow Power Engineering Institute (Technical University), Moscow, Russia, 2004.

    EMPLOYMENT:

    Scientist, Earth Sciences. Universities Space Research Association (Columbia, MD, USA), 2011 - Present time.

    Research Associate. University of Maryland, Baltimore County (Baltimore, MD, USA), 2010 – 2011.

    Lead Engineer. Avicon Technologies (Moscow, Russia), 2007 – 2009.

    Engineer. Light Engineering Department of Moscow Power Engineering Institute (Technical University) (Moscow, Russia), 2006 – 2009.

    Research Interests

    Light scattering in atmospheres and ocean

    Polarization of light

    Scientific software development and application

    Professional Service

    Reviewer
    • Journal of Quantitative Spectroscopy and Radiative Transfer (JQSRT);
    • Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences (JAS);
    • Atmospheric Measurement Techniques (AMT);
    • Journal of Geophysical Research (JGR);
    • Optics Express (Opt. Exp.)

    Awards

    SELECTED AWARDS:

    • 2018: The NASA Goddard 610AT “Noteworthy Contribution Group” Award “For development of code MAIAC and release of MODIS Collection 6 operational data product MCD19” (A.Lyapustin, Y.Wang, and S.Korkin)
    • 2018: Recognized by Elsevier among Most Valued Reviewers for Journal of Quantitative Spectroscopy and Radiative Transfer (JQSRT) in 2017 (link).
    • 2017 NASA Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC) Climate and Radiation Laboratory Special Award for an Act of Exceptional Merit for “development of the polarized radiative transfer code SORD, and its integration into the AERONET v3 processing algorithm”.
    • The 2016 Elsevier/JQSRT Richard M. Goody Award for “Atmospheric Radiation and Remote Sensing”.
    • 2016 Universities Space Research Association (USRA) Goddard Earth Science Technology and Research (GESTAR Annual Excellence Award for “contribution in radiative transfer modeling and his successful development and application of SORD and IPOL models”.
    • Journal of Quantitative Spectroscopy and Radiative Transfer (JQSRT) 2016 Certificate of Excellence in Reviewing in recognition of the significant contributions made to the quality of the journal.

    Publications

    Refereed

    Korkin, S., and A. Lyapustin. 2019. "Matrix exponential in C/C++ version of vector radiative transfer code IPOL." Journal of Quantitative Spectroscopy and Radiative Transfer, 227: 106-110 [10.1016/j.jqsrt.2019.02.009]

    Lyapustin, A., Y. Wang, S. Korkin, and D. Huang. 2018. "MODIS Collection 6 MAIAC algorithm." Atmospheric Measurement Techniques, 11 (10): 5741-5765 [10.5194/amt-11-5741-2018]

    Korkin, S., A. Lyapustin, A. Sinyuk, B. Holben, and A. Kokhanovsky. 2017. "Vector radiative transfer code SORD: Performance analysis and quick start guide." Journal of Quantitative Spectroscopy and Radiative Transfer, 200: 295-310 [10.1016/j.jqsrt.2017.04.035]

    Korkin, S., A. Lyapustin, A. Sinyuk, and B. Holben. 2016. "A new code SORD for simulation of polarized light scattering in the Earth atmosphere." Polarization: Measurement, Analysis, and Remote Sensing XII, [10.1117/12.2223423]

    Emde, C., V. Barlakas, C.-E. Cornet, et al. K. F. Evans, S. V. Korkin, Y. Ota, L. C. Labonnote, A. I. Lyapustin, A. Macke, B. Mayer, and M. Wendisch. 2015. "IPRT polarized radiative transfer model intercomparison project - phase A." J. Quant. Spect. Rad. Trans, 164: 8-36 [10.1016/j.jqsrt.2015.05.007]

    Lyapustin, A. I., Y. Wang, X. Xiong, et al. G. Meister, S. E. Platnick, R. C. Levy, B. A. Franz, S. Korkin, T. Hilker, C. J. Tucker, F. G. Hall, P. J. Sellers, A. Wu, and A. A. Angal. 2014. "Scientific impact of MODIS C5 calibration degradation and C6+ improvements." Atmos. Meas. Tech., 7: 4353-4365 [10.5194/amt-7-4353-2014]

    Korkin, S. V., A. I. Lyapustin, and V. V. Rozanov. 2013. "APC: A new code for Atmospheric Polarization Computations." Journal of Quantitative Spectroscopy and Radiative Transfer, 127: 1-11 [10.1016/j.jqsrt.2013.06.019]

    Lyapustin, A. I., Y. Wang, I. Laszlo, et al. T. Hilker, F. G. Hall, P. J. Sellers, C. J. Tucker, and S. V. Korkin. 2012. "Multi-angle implementation of atmospheric correction for MODIS (MAIAC): 3. Atmospheric correction." Rem. Sens. Env, 127: 385-393 [10.1016/j.rse.2012.09.002]

    Lyapustin, A. I., Y. Wang, I. Laszio, and S. V. Korkin. 2012. "Improved cloud and snow screening in MAIAC aerosol retrievals using spectral and spatial analysis." Atmos. Meas. Tech., 5 (4): 843-850 [10.5194/amt-5-843-2012]

    Korkin, S., A. I. Lyapustin, and V. V. Rozanov. 2012. "Modifications of discrete ordinate method for computations with high scattering anisotropy: Comparative analysis." J. Quan. Spec. Rad. Trans, 113 (16): 2040-2048 [10.1016/j.jqsrt.2012.07.022]

    Lyapustin, A. I., A. Smirnov, B. N. Holben, et al. M. Chin, D. G. Streets, Z. Lu, R. A. Kahn, I. Slutsker, I. Laszlo, S. Kondragunta, D. Tanre, O. Dubovik, P. Golooub, H.-B. Chen, A. Sinyuk, Y. Wang, and S. Korkin. 2011. "Reduction of aerosol absorption in Beijing since 2007 from MODIS and AERONET." Geophysical Research Letters, 38 (10): L10803 [10.1029/2011GL047306]

    Lyapustin, A. I., Y. Wang, I. Laszlo, et al. R. A. Kahn, S. Korkin, L. A. Remer, R. C. Levy, and J. Reid. 2011. "Multiangle implementation of atmospheric correction (MAIAC): 2. Aerosol algorithm." J. Geophys. Res., 116 (D3): D03211 [10.1029/2010JD014986]

    Korkin, S., A. Lyapustin, and V. Rozanov. 2011. "Analysis of the radiative transfer equation with highly assymetric phase function." J Quan Spec Rad Tran, 112 (10): 1595-1608 [10.1016/j.jqsrt.2011.03.016]

    Korkin, S. V., A. I. Lyapustin, and A. Marshak. 2011. "On the accuracy of double scattering approximation for atmospheric polarization computations." J. Quant. Spec. Rad. Trans, 113 (2): 172-181 [10.1016/j.jqsrt.2011.10.008]

    Brief Bio

    EDUCATION:

    Ph.D., Electro optical systems (radiative transfer), Moscow Power Engineering Institute (Technical University), Moscow, Russia, 2009.

    M.Sc., Engineering and technology in electronics and microelectonics, Moscow Power Engineering Institute (Technical University), Moscow, Russia, 2006.

    B.Sc., Engineering and technology in electronics and microelectonics, Moscow Power Engineering Institute (Technical University), Moscow, Russia, 2004.

    EMPLOYMENT:

    Scientist, Earth Sciences. Universities Space Research Association (Columbia, MD, USA), 2011 - Present time.

    Research Associate. University of Maryland, Baltimore County (Baltimore, MD, USA), 2010 – 2011.

    Lead Engineer. Avicon Technologies (Moscow, Russia), 2007 – 2009.

    Engineer. Light Engineering Department of Moscow Power Engineering Institute (Technical University) (Moscow, Russia), 2006 – 2009.

    Publications

    Refereed

    Korkin, S., and A. Lyapustin. 2019. "Matrix exponential in C/C++ version of vector radiative transfer code IPOL." Journal of Quantitative Spectroscopy and Radiative Transfer 227 106-110 [10.1016/j.jqsrt.2019.02.009]

    Lyapustin, A., Y. Wang, S. Korkin, and D. Huang. 2018. "MODIS Collection 6 MAIAC algorithm." Atmospheric Measurement Techniques 11 (10): 5741-5765 [10.5194/amt-11-5741-2018]

    Korkin, S., A. Lyapustin, A. Sinyuk, B. Holben, and A. Kokhanovsky. 2017. "Vector radiative transfer code SORD: Performance analysis and quick start guide." Journal of Quantitative Spectroscopy and Radiative Transfer 200 295-310 [10.1016/j.jqsrt.2017.04.035]

    Korkin, S., A. Lyapustin, A. Sinyuk, and B. Holben. 2016. "A new code SORD for simulation of polarized light scattering in the Earth atmosphere." Polarization: Measurement, Analysis, and Remote Sensing XII [10.1117/12.2223423]

    Emde, C., V. Barlakas, C.-E. Cornet, et al. K. F. Evans, S. V. Korkin, Y. Ota, L. C. Labonnote, A. I. Lyapustin, A. Macke, B. Mayer, and M. Wendisch. 2015. "IPRT polarized radiative transfer model intercomparison project - phase A." J. Quant. Spect. Rad. Trans 164 8-36 [10.1016/j.jqsrt.2015.05.007]

    Lyapustin, A. I., Y. Wang, X. Xiong, et al. G. Meister, S. E. Platnick, R. C. Levy, B. A. Franz, S. Korkin, T. Hilker, C. J. Tucker, F. G. Hall, P. J. Sellers, A. Wu, and A. A. Angal. 2014. "Scientific impact of MODIS C5 calibration degradation and C6+ improvements." Atmos. Meas. Tech. 7 4353-4365 [10.5194/amt-7-4353-2014]

    Korkin, S. V., A. I. Lyapustin, and V. V. Rozanov. 2013. "APC: A new code for Atmospheric Polarization Computations." Journal of Quantitative Spectroscopy and Radiative Transfer 127 1-11 [10.1016/j.jqsrt.2013.06.019]

    Lyapustin, A. I., Y. Wang, I. Laszlo, et al. T. Hilker, F. G. Hall, P. J. Sellers, C. J. Tucker, and S. V. Korkin. 2012. "Multi-angle implementation of atmospheric correction for MODIS (MAIAC): 3. Atmospheric correction." Rem. Sens. Env 127 385-393 [10.1016/j.rse.2012.09.002]

    Lyapustin, A. I., Y. Wang, I. Laszio, and S. V. Korkin. 2012. "Improved cloud and snow screening in MAIAC aerosol retrievals using spectral and spatial analysis." Atmos. Meas. Tech. 5 (4): 843-850 [10.5194/amt-5-843-2012]

    Korkin, S., A. I. Lyapustin, and V. V. Rozanov. 2012. "Modifications of discrete ordinate method for computations with high scattering anisotropy: Comparative analysis." J. Quan. Spec. Rad. Trans 113 (16): 2040-2048 [10.1016/j.jqsrt.2012.07.022]

    Lyapustin, A. I., A. Smirnov, B. N. Holben, et al. M. Chin, D. G. Streets, Z. Lu, R. A. Kahn, I. Slutsker, I. Laszlo, S. Kondragunta, D. Tanre, O. Dubovik, P. Golooub, H.-B. Chen, A. Sinyuk, Y. Wang, and S. Korkin. 2011. "Reduction of aerosol absorption in Beijing since 2007 from MODIS and AERONET." Geophysical Research Letters 38 (10): L10803 [10.1029/2011GL047306]

    Lyapustin, A. I., Y. Wang, I. Laszlo, et al. R. A. Kahn, S. Korkin, L. A. Remer, R. C. Levy, and J. Reid. 2011. "Multiangle implementation of atmospheric correction (MAIAC): 2. Aerosol algorithm." J. Geophys. Res. 116 (D3): D03211 [10.1029/2010JD014986]

    Korkin, S., A. Lyapustin, and V. Rozanov. 2011. "Analysis of the radiative transfer equation with highly assymetric phase function." J Quan Spec Rad Tran 112 (10): 1595-1608 [10.1016/j.jqsrt.2011.03.016]

    Korkin, S. V., A. I. Lyapustin, and A. Marshak. 2011. "On the accuracy of double scattering approximation for atmospheric polarization computations." J. Quant. Spec. Rad. Trans 113 (2): 172-181 [10.1016/j.jqsrt.2011.10.008]

                                                                                                                                                                                            
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