Hornbuckle Research Group In the News

Presentation at the 2nd SMOS Science Conference at the European Space Agency European Space Astronomy Centre (ESA ESAC), Spain.

SMAP launch January 31, 2015, news stories.

Presentations at the 2014 International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS).
Dr. Jason Patton's presentation about the first estimate of the b-parameter at the satellite scale. It was part of the first-ever session on "Passive Microwave Remote Sensing of Vegetation Optical Depth" which was co-chaired by Dr. Hornbuckle and Dr. Jennifer Grant of Lund University in Sweden.
Dr. Patton's second presentation comparing SMOS vegetation optical depth with the estimate of vegetation optical depth that will be used for SMAP.
Wesley Rondinelli's presentation on the temporal dynamics of SMOS soil moisture and in-situ observed soil moisture. This research was an extension of Mr. Rondinelli's undergraduate senior thesis in meteorology.

Recorded presentation at the Soil Science Society of America Annual Meeting in San Antonio, TX, in October, 2011.

SMOS launched on November 1, 2009!
ISU news release.
Des Moines Register opinion article.
Talk of Iowa interview on Iowa Public Radio, November, 2009.
IowaWatch.org story on October 2, 2010.
SMOS Launch Party!

Valley News Today (Shenandoah, IA) article on August 22, 2009.

2009 Stories article.

Lecture about the effect of dew on microwave remote sensing on January 29, 2009.

Fall 2008 Two-minute feature.

Fall 2008 visit by the PALS (Passive and Active L-band System) airborne remote sensor.

4/24/2008 ISU News Service release.

Fall 2007 QuickTime movie from the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.

7/24/2006 news release from the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.

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