fleche EXPERTISES

European Union   Experts for the proposal review process (4th 5th, and 7th Framework Programmes)
ESA     member of several review panels
NASA        participated in several reviews
Scientific Committees of several International Symposia (ISPRS)
Session Chair at several International Congresses (IGARSS, EGS, AGU, RAQRS, ….)
Regular reviewer for IEEE TGARS, RSE, JoH
Associate Editor of : EEE GRS special issue on IGARSS 03  (2004)
SMOS Spécial Issue (2008)
JoH on special Issue on Hapex Sahel .
Co editor of two books (1995 and 1996)

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS (last years)

fleche 1) Books and part of books

Wigneron, J.-P., et al., L-meb: A simple model at l-band for the continental areas - application to the simulation of a half-degree resolution and global scale data set, in Thermal microwave radiation: Application for remote sensing, C. Mätzler, et al., Editors. 2006, IEE Electromagnetic Waves series: London, UK.

Hall, F.G. and Y.H. Kerr, Chapter b8: Remote sensing and land surface experiments, in Vegetation, water, humans and the climate, C. Kabat, Dirmyer, Gash,De Guenni, Meybeck, Pielke, Vorosmarty, Huitjes, Lütkemeier, Editor. 2004, Springer: Berlin. p. 566.

Kerr, Y.H., et al., Land surface temperature retrieval: Techniques and applications: Case of the AVHRR, in Thermal remote sensing in land surface processes, D.A.Q.a.J. C.Luwall, Editor. 2004, CRC Press: Boca Raton Fl. p. 33-109.

Johannessen, J., et al., Observing the ocean from space: Emerging capabilities in europe, in Observing the oceans in the 21st century, C.J.K.a.N.R. Smith, Editor. 2002, GODAE Project Office and Bureau of Meteorology: Melbourne, AUS. p. 198-208.

Kerr, Y.H., Microondas passivas, in Teledeteccion, S. J.A., Editor. 2001, Servicio de Publicaciones, Universidad de Valencia: Valencia (Sp). p. 199-239.

Gastellu-Etchegorry, J.P., et al., Observation spatiale des parametres de surface, in Actualité scientifique, R.C. J.-M. Dubois, P. Gagnon, Editor. 2000, Agence Universitaire de la francophonie: Montreal, Canada. p. 299-317.

Kerr, Y.H., et al., The soil moisture and ocean salinity (smos) mission an overview, P.P.S. Paloscia, Editor. 2000, VSP. p. 467-475.

Waldteufel, P., et al., Field of view characteristics of a  2-d interferometric antenna, as illustrated by the miras/smos l-band concept, P.P.S. Paloscia, Editor. 2000, VSP. p. 477-483.

Chehbouni, A., et al., The desertification processes, in Espace et environnement, CNES, Editor. 1997, Cepadues Editions: Ecole d'Eté du CNES, Toulouse. p. 249-254.

Kerr, Y.H., et al., Requirements for assessing soil moisture from space in arid and semi arid areas, in Soil moisture and ocean salinity (smos) measurement requirements and radiometer techniques, N. ESA, Pays-Bas, Editor. 1995. p. 15-33.

Kerr, Y.H. and T.J. Jackson, Working group report on soil moisture, in Passive microwave remote sensing of land-atmosphere interactions, B.J. Choudhury, et al., Editors. 1995, VSP. p. 661-667.

Kerr, Y.H. and J.P. Wigneron, Vegetation models and observations : A review, in Passive microwave remote sensing of land-atmosphere interactions, B.J. Choudhury, et al., Editors. 1995, VSP, The Netherlands. p. 317-344.

Sobrino, J.A., et al., Teledeteccion, ed. S. J.A. 2000, Valencia (Sp): Servicio de Publicaciones, Universidad de Valencia. 467.

Wigneron, J.P., et al., Retrieval capabilities of l-band 2-d interferometric radiometry over land surfaces (smos mission), ed. P.P.a.S. Paloscia. 2000, Netherlands: VSP. 485-492.

Birkett, C., et al., Satellite data in hydrology, experience with ers, ed. E. SP. Vol. ESA SP 1207. 1997, Noordwijk, NL: ESA. 65.

Stewart, J.B., et al., Scaling up in hydrology using remote sensing. 1996: John Wiley & Sons.
Choudhury, B.J., et al., Passive microwave remote sensing of land-atmosphere interactions. 1995: VSP.
panel, E., Scientific achievements of ers-1. New views of the earth, ed. ESA. Vol. SP-1176/I. 1995, Noordwijk, NL: ESA. 162.

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS (last years)

fleche 2) Peer reviewed literature (over 120, publications since 2001 only given here)

Barré, H., B. Duesmann and Y. H. Kerr (2008). SMOS : The Mission and the System. IEEE Geosci. Remote Sens. 46(3): 587-594.

Chehbouni, A., J. C. Hoedjes, J.-C. Rodriguez, C. J. Watts, J. Garatuza, F. Jacob and Y. H. Kerr (2008). Using remotely sensed data to estimate area-averaged daily surface fluxes over a semi-arid mixed agricultural land. Agr. Forets Meteor 148(3): 330-342.

Delwart, S., C. Bouzinac, P. Wursteisen, M. Berger, M. Drinkwater, M. Martin-Neira and Y. Kerr (2008). SMOS Validation and the COSMOS campaigns. IEEE Geosci. Remote Sens. 46(3): 695-704.

Grant, J. P., K. Saleh, J.-P. Wigneron, M. Guglielmetti, Y. Kerr, M. Schwank, N. Skou and A. A. Van de Griend (2008). Calibration of the L-MEB Model over a Coniferous and a Deciduous Forest. IEEE Geosci. Remote Sens. 46(3): 808-818.

Gruhier, C., P. de Rosnay, Y. Kerr, E. Mougin, E. Ceschia, J.-C. Calvet and P. Richaume (2008). Evaluation of AMSR-E soil moisture product based on ground measurements over temperate and semi-arid regions. Geophys. Res. Lett. 35(doi:10.1029/2008GL033330, L10405, ).

Kerr, Y. H. and D. Le Vine (2008). Foreword to the Special Issue on the Soil Moisture and Ocean Salinity (SMOS) Mission. IEEE Geosci. Remote Sens. 46(3): 583-586.

Merlin, O., A. Chehbouni, J. P. Walker, R. Panciera and Y. Kerr (2008). A simple methods for downscaling passive microwave based soil moisture. IEEE Geosci. Remote Sens. 46(3): 786-796.

Mialon, A., L. Coret, Y. H. Kerr, F. Sécherre and J.-P. Wigneron (2008). Flagging the topographic impact on the SMOS signal. IEEE Geosci. Remote Sens. 46(3): 689-694.

Munoz Sabater, J., C. Rudiger, J.-C. Calvet, N. Fritz, L. Jarlan and Y. H. Kerr (2008). Joint assimilation of surface soil moisture and LAI observations into a land surface model. Agr. Forets Meteor 148(8-9): 1362-1373.

Escorihuela, M.-J., P. de Rosnay, Y. H. Kerr and J.-C. Calvet (2007). Influence of Bound-Water Relaxation Frequency on Soil Moisture Measurements. IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing 45(12): 4067-4076.

Escorihuela, M.-J., Y. Kerr, J.-P. Wigneron, J.-C. Calvet and F. Lemaître (2007). A Simple Model of the Bare Soil microwave emission at L- Band IEEE Geosci. Remote Sens. 45(7): 1978-1987.

Kerr, Y. H. (2007). Soil moisture from Space: Where are we? Hydrogeology Journal 15: 117-120.

Saleh, K., J.-P. Wigneron, P. Waldteufel, P. de Rosnay, M. Schwank, J.-C. Calvet and Y. H. Kerr (2007). Estimates of surface soil moisture under grass covers using L-band radiometry. Remote Sens Env. 109: 42-53.

Wagner, W., G. Blöschl, P. Pampaloni, J.-C. Calvet, B. Bizzarri, J.-P. Wigneron and Y. Kerr (2007). Operational Readiness of Microwave Remote Sensing of Soil Moisture for Hydrologic Applications. Nordic Hydrology 20: 1-20.

Wigneron, J.-P., Y. Kerr, P. Waldteufel, K. Saleh, M.-J. Escorihuela, P. Richaume, P. Ferrazzoli, J. P. Grant, B.
Hornbuckle, P. de Rosnay, J.-C. Calvet, T. Pellarin, R. Gurney and C. Mätzler (2007). L-band Microwave Emission of the Biosphere (L-MEB) Model: Results from calibration against experimental data sets over crop fields. Rem. Sens. Environ. 107: 639-655.

de Rosnay, P., et al., Smosrex: A long term field campaign experiment for soil moisture and land surface processes remote sensing. Remote Sens. Env., 2006. 102: p. 377-389.

Merlin, O., A. Chehbouni, G. Boulet and Y. H. Kerr (2006). Assimilation of the disaggregated microwave soil moisture into hydrologic model using coarse-scale resolution meteorological data: a case study based on the Monsoon '90 data. Journal of Hydrometeorology 7(6): 1308-1322.

Merlin, O., A. G. Chehbouni, Y. H. Kerr and D. Goodrich (2006). A downscaling method for distributing surface soil moisture within a microwave pixel: application to Monsoon '90 data. Rem. Sens. Environ. 101: 379-389.

Holmes, T.R.H., et al., A new parameterization of the effective temperature for l-band radiometry. Geophys. Res. Letters, 2006. 33( L07405): p. doi 10.1029/2006GL025724.

Pallotta, S., et al., Sensor radiance physical model for rugged heterogeneous surfaces in the 3-14 µm region. Optics express, 2006. 14(6): p. 2130-2150.

Pellarin, T., et al., Global simulation of brightness temperatures at 6.6 and 10.7 ghz over land based on smmr data set analysis. IEEE Trans Geosci.Remote Sens., 2006. 44(9): p. 2492-2505.

Saleh, K., et al., Impact of rain interception by vegetation and mulch on the l-band emission of natural grass. Rem. Sens. Environ., 2006. 101(1): p. 127-139.

Saleh, K., et al., Semi-empirical regressions at l-band applied to surface soil moisture retrievals over grass. Remote Sens. Env., 2006. 101: p. 415-425.

Kerr, Y.H., et al., Comments on "Interference from 24 ghz automotive radars to passive microwave earth remote sensing satellites. IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 2005. 43(7): p. 16911692.

Le Vine, D., et al., Comparison ofmodel predictions with measurements of galactic background noise at l-band. IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 2005. 43(9): p. 2018-2023.

Merlin, O., et al., A combined modeling and multi-spectral/multi-resolution remote sensing approach for disaggregation of surface soil moisture: Application to smos configuration IEEE Trans. Geosc. Remote Sens., 2005. 43(7): p. 2036-2050.

Coret, L., et al., Simulation study of  view angle effects on thermal infra red measurements over heterogeneous surfaces. IEEE Trans. Geosci and Remote Sensing, 2004. 42(3): p. 664-672.

Entekhabi, D., et al., The hydrosphere state (hydros) satellite mission: An earth system pathfinder for global mapping of soil moisture and land freeze/thaw. IEEE Trans. Geosc. Remote Sens., 2004. 42(10): p. 2184-2195.

Lemaître, F., et al., Design and test of the ground based l band radiometer for estimating water in soils (lewis). IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 2004. 42(8): p. 1666-1676.

Miesch, C., et al., Phenomenological analysis of simulated signals observed over shaded areas in urban scenes. IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 2004. 42(2): p. 434-442.

Pardé, M., et al., N-parameter retrievals from l-band microwave observations acquired over a variety of crop fields. IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 2004. 42(6): p. 1168-1178.

Souyris, J.C. and Y.H. Kerr, Foreword. Geoscience and Remote Sensing, IEEE Transactions on, 2004. 42(10): p. 2023-2024.
Wigneron, J.-P., et al., Soil moisture retrievals from biangular l-band passive microwave observations. Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters, IEEE, 2004. 1(4): p. 277-281.

Wigneron, J.-P., et al., Soil moisture retrievals from bi-angular l-band passive microwave observations. IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters, 2004. 1(4): p. 277-281.

Wigneron, J.-P., et al., Characterizing the dependence of vegetation model parameters on crop structure, incidence angle, and polarization at l-band. Geoscience and Remote Sensing, IEEE Transactions on, 2004. 42(2): p. 416-425.

Wigneron, J.-P., et al., Characterizing the dependence of vegetation model parameters on crop structure, view angle and polarization at l-band. IEEE Trans. Geosc. Remote Sens., 2004. 42(2): p. 416-425.

Pardé, M., et al., Retrieving surface soil moisture over a wheat field: Comparison of different methods. Remote Sensing of the Environment, 2003. 87(2-3): p. 334-344.

Pellarin, T., et al., Two-year global simulation of l-band brightness temperatures over land. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 2003. 41(4): p. 2135-2139.

Pellenq, J., et al., A disaggregation scheme for soil moisture based on topography and soil depth. Journal of Hydrology, 2003. 276(1-4): p. 112 - 127.

Waldteufel, P., et al., Selecting an optimal configuration for the smos mission. Radio Science, 2003. 38(3): p. 10.1029/2002RS002744,.

Bayle, F., et al., Two-dimensional synthetic aperture images over a land surface scene. IEEE Trans. Geosci. Rem. Sens., 2002. 40(3): p. 710-714.

Boulet, G., et al., Deriving catchment-scale water and energy balance parameters using data assimilation based on extended kalman filtering. Hydrological Sciences Journal, 2002. 47(3): p. 449-467.

Hobbs, S., et al., Surface layer profiles of air temperature and humidity measured from unmanned aircraft. Agronomie, 2002. 22: p. 635-640.

Lagouarde, J.-P., et al., Integrated sensible heat flux measurements of a two surface composite landsacpe using scintillometry. Boundary Layer Meteorol, 2002. 105: p. 5-35.

Lagouarde, J.-P., et al., Spatialization of sensible heat flux over a heterogeneous landscape. Agronomie:, 2002. 22: p. 627-633.
Miesch, C., et al., Bidirectional reflectances of a rough anisotropic surface. Int. J. Remote. Sens, 2002. 23(15): p. 3107-3114.
Moran, M.S., et al., Comparison of ers-2 sar and landsat tm imagery for monitoring agricultural crop and soil conditions. Rem. Sens. Environ., 2002. 79(2-3): p. 243-252.
Olioso, A., et al., Monitoring energy and mass transfers during the alpilles reseda experiment. Agronomie, 2002. 22: p. 597-610.
Wigneron, J.-P., et al., Modeling approaches to assimilating l-band passive microwave observations over land surfaces. J. Geosphys. Res., 2002. 107(D14): p. DOI10.1029/2001JD000958.

Zhao, W., et al., Estimation of aerodynamic parameters under non neutral stability conditions from alpilles measurements data. Agronomie, 2002. 22: p. 619-625.

Chehbouni, A., et al., Directional effect on radiative surface temperature measurements over a semiarid grassland site. Rem.sens. environ., 2001. 76: p. 360-372.

Chehbouni, A.G., et al., Estimation of surface sensible heat flux using dual angle observations of radiative surface temperature. Agric. Forest Meteor., 2001. 108: p. 55-65.

Kerr, Y.H., et al., Soil moisture retrieval from space: The soil moisture and ocean salinity (smos) mission. IEEE Trans. Geosci. Rem. Sens., 2001. 39(8): p. 1729-1735.
Magagi, R.D. and Y.H. Kerr, Estimating surface soil moisture and soil roughness from ers-1 winscatterometer data over semi-arid area: Use of the co-polarisation ratio. Remote Sens. Environ., 2001(75): p. 432-445.

Silvestrin, P., et al., Esa's second earth explorer opportunity mission: The soil moisture and ocean salinity mission - smos. IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Newsletter, 2001(118): p. 11-14.

Wigneron, J.-P., et al., Simple modeling of the l-band microwave emission from rough agricultural soils. IEEE Trans. Geosci. Rem. Sens., 2001. 39(8): p. 1697-1707.

Wigneron, J.-P., et al., A simple parameterization of the l-band microwave emission from rough agricultural soils. Geoscience and Remote Sensing, IEEE Transactions on, 2001. 39(8): p. 1697-1707

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS (last years)

fleche 3) Magazines

Jackson, T.J., et al., Towards integrated global soil moisture observations, in GEWEX News. 2005. p. 8-9.

Kerr, Y., Smos un baromètre pour l'humidité des sols (measuring soil moisture), in CNES MAG. 2005. p. 40-41.

Kerr, Y., Measuring soil moisture and ocean salinity from space: The smos mission., in Lettre MEDIAS. 2005. p. 26-28.

Berger, M., et al., Measuring soil moisture with esa's smos mission: Advancing the science, in ESA Bulletin. 2003. p. 40-45.

Berger, M., et al., Measuring ocean salinity with esa's smos missionn, in ESA Bulletin. 2002. p. 113-121.

 

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS (last years)

fleche 4) Colloquia/symposia (since 2004 only given here)

Begni, G., Y. Kerr, L. Buffet and M. Avignon (2008), 2008. Two major French contributions to study Water Cycle using European Space Systems: the SMOS and IASI instruments. In ENVIROMIS-2008 Conference, Tomsk, Russia

Cabot, F., P. Richaume, A. Mialon and Y. Kerr (2008), 2008. SMOS system performances based on end-to-end simulations. In IGARSS'08, Boston, Massachusetts, USA, IEEE

Calvet, J.-C., C. Rudiger, J. Munoz Sabater, N. Fritz, J.-F. Mafourf, A.-L. Gibelin, E. Martin, G. Balsamo, P. de Rosnay, L. Jarlan, A. Brut, Y. Kerr and J.-P. Wigneron (2008), 2008. Assimilation of EO data in land surface models: interactions between water and carbon cycles. In CAHMDA III, Melbourne Australia

de Rosnay, P., M. Drusch, J.-P. Wigneron, T. Holmes, G. Balsamo, A. Boone, J.-C. Calvet and Y. Kerr (2008), 2008. Soil moisture remote sensing for numerical weather prediction: L-Band Emission modelling over Land surfaces: the Community Microwave Emission Model (CMEM). In IGARSS'08, Boston, Massachusetts, USA, IEEE

Escorihuela, M.-J., Y. H. Kerr, A. Chanzy, P. de Rosnay and J.-P. Wigneron (2008), 2008. On the effective penetration depth of L-band radiometry and the validation of SMOS data: a case study. In EGU 2008, Vienna, Austria

Juglea, S., Y. Kerr, A. Mialon, E. Lopez, J.-C. Calvet and J.-P. Wigneron (2008), 2008. L-Band brighness temperature simulated from coupled SVAT model and radiative transfer model over the Valencia Anchor Station. In EGU 2008, Vienna, Austria

Kerr, Y., P. Waldteufel, J. Font, A. Hahne and S. Mecklenburg (2008), 2008. The SMOS mission: present status and future plans. In IGARSS'08, Boston, Massachusetts, USA, IEEE

Kerr, Y., P. Waldteufel, P. Richaume, J.-P. Wigneron, P. Ferrazzoli, A. Mialon, A. Mahmoodi and S. Delwart (2008), 2008. The prototype SMOS soil moisture algorithm. In IGARSS'08, Boston, Massachusetts, USA, IEEE

Kerr, Y. H. (2008), 2008. Soil moisture retrieval from Space: How and what for (Keynote). In EGU 2008, Vienna, Austria

Kerr, Y. H., P. Waldteufel, J. Font, A. Hahne and S. Mecklenburg (2008), 2008. The SMOS mission: present status and future plans. In IGARSS08, Boston USA, IEEE

Kerr, Y. H., P. Waldteufel, A. Hahne, S. Mecklenburg, J.-P. Wigneron and F. Cabot (2008), 2008. The SMOS Project Current Status (invited). In EGU 2008, Vienna, Austria

Kerr, Y. H., P. Waldteufel, P. Richaume, J.-P. Wigneron, P. Ferrazzoli, A. Mialon, A. Mahmoodi and S. Delwart (2008), 2008. The prototype SMOS Soil mosture Algorithm. In IGARSS08, Boston USA, IEEE

Kerr, Y. H., P. Waldteufel, R. Richaume, A. Mialon, F. Cabot, M.-J. Escorihuela, J.-P. Wigneron, S. Delwart and A. Mahmoodi (2008), 2008. SMOS retrieval Algorithm: Trials and tribulations. In CAHMDA III, Melbourne Australia

Kerr, Y. H., P. Waldteufel, J.-P. Wigneron, A. Hahne and S. Mecklenburg (2008), 2008. Science objectives and expected outcome of the SMOS Mission. In Microrad 2008, Florence Italie

Mecklenburg, S., Y. Kerr, J. Font and A. Hahne (2008), 2008. The Soil Moisture and Ocean Salinity Mission – An overview. In IGARSS'08, Boston, Massachusetts, USA, IEEE

Mecklenburg, S., Y. Kerr, J. Font and A. Hahne (2008), 2008. The Soil Moisture and Ocean Salinity Mission: An overview. In EGU 2008, Vienna, Austria

Saleh, K., G. Boulet, Y. H. Kerr, P. Maisongrande, P. Richaume, J.-P. Wigneron, S. Delwart, R. Panciera and J. Walker (2008), 2008. Validation of the SMOS Level 2 retrieval algorithm over crops and prairies from the COSMOS-NAFE campaign. In IGARSS'08, Boston, Massachusetts, USA, IEEE

Cabot, F., Y. H. Kerr and P. Waldteufel (2007), 2007. Calibration of SMOS geolocation Biases. In IGARSS 07, Barcelona Spain
Kerr, Y. H. (2007), 2007. The SMOS Soil moisture retrieval algorithm (invited). In IGARSS 07, Barcelona Espagne, IEEE

Kerr, Y. H., M.-J. Escorihuela, A. Mialon, P. Waldteufel, J.-P. Wigneron, F. Cabot, A. Hahne and S. Mecklenburg (2007), 2007. An Overview of the SMOS (Soil Moisture and Ocean Salinity) Mission. In Space for Hydrology Workshop, Geneva, swizerland

Kerr, Y. H., P. Waldteufel and A. Hahne (2007), 2007. THE SMOS Mission: Status. In, Irvine Ca USA

Mialon, A., M.-J. Escorihuela, Y. H. Kerr, P. Waldteufel, P. Richaume, F. Cabot, J.-P. Wigneron, S. Delwart, K. Saleh and S. Mecklenburg (2007), 2007. SMOS mission products over land In Space for Hydrology Workshop, Geneva, swizerland

Walker, J., E. Botha, G. Boulet, J. Balling, M. Bell, A. Berg, M. Berger, D. Biasoni, Y. Chen, E. Christen, R. deJeu, P. deRosnay, C. Dever, C. Draper, J. Fenollar, C. Gomez, J. Grant, J. Hacker, M. Hafeez, G. Hancock, D. Hansen, L. Holz, J. Hornbuckle, R. Hurkmans, T. Jackson, J. Johanson, P. Jones, S. Jones, J. Kalma, Y. Kerr, E. Kim, V. Kuzmin, V. Lakshmi, E. Lopez, V. Maggioni, P. Maisongrande, C. Martinez, L. McKee, O. Merlin, I. Mladenova, P. O'Neill, R. Panciera, V. Paruscio, R. Pipunic, W. Rawls, M. Rinaldi, C. Rudiger, P. Saco, K. Saleh, S. Savstrup-Kristensen, V. Shoemark, N. Skou, S. Soebjaerg, G. Summerell, R. Teuling, H. Thompson, M. Thyer, J. Toyra, A. Tsang, T. Wells, P. Wursteisen and R. Young (2007), 2007. The National Airborne Field Experiment Data Sets. (Oral presentation & congress paper). In MODSIM 2007, International Congress on Modelling and Simulation. Modelling and Simulation Society of Australia and New Zealand

Saleh, K., J.-P. Wigneron, P. de Rosnay, M.-J. Escorihuela, Y. Kerr, J.-C. Calvet, M. Schwank and P. Waldteufel (2007), 2007. Estimates of surface soil moisture in prairies using L band passive microwaves. In IGARSS 07, Barcelona Spain

Waldteufel, P., P. Richaume, Y. Kerr, J.-P. Wigneron, A. Mahmoodi, A. Mialon, J.-L. Vergely, F. Cabot, P. Ferrazzoli and S. Delwart (2007), 2007. Optimizing the algorithm forretrieving soil moisture from SMOS data (invited). In IGARSS 07, Barcelona Spain

Walker, J., D. Barrett, R. Gurney, J. Kalma, Y. Kerr, E. Kim and J. LeMarshall (2007), 2007. MoistureMap: A soil moisture monitoring, prediction and reporting system for sustainable land and water management. In Modelling Workshop : Physical Processes and Modelling of the Water and Carbon Cycles Melbourne Australia

Saleh, K., D. Floricioiu, Y. H. Kerr, G. Boulet, P. Maisongrande, P. de Rosnay, J.-P. Wigneron, A. Cano, E. López-Baeza, J. P. Grant, J. Balling, N. Skou, M. Berger, S. Delwart, P. Wursteisen and J. P. Walker (2007), 2007. First Results of the CoSMOS-NAFE L-band Experiment in Southeast Australia. In IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS), Barcelona, Spain,3948-3951

Saleh, K., Y. H. Kerr, G. Boulet, M.-J. Escorihuela, P. Maisongrande, P. Richaume, P. de Rosnay, J.-P. Wigneron, A. Cano, E. López-Baeza, J. P. Grant, N. Skou, R. Panciera, J. P. Walker, M. Berger and S. Delwart (2007), 2007. The ESA CoSMOS study for the validation of the SMOS Soil Moisture L2 prototype. In 7th SMOS Science Workshop, Rome, Italy, CESBIO

Saleh, K., Y. H. Kerr, G. Boulet, P. Maisongrande, P. de Rosnay, D. Floricioiu, M.-J. Escorihuela, J.-P. Wigneron, A. Cano, E. Lopez, J. P. Grant, J. Balling, N. Skou, M. Berger, S. Delwart, P. Wursteisen, R. Panciera and J. Walker (2007), 2007. The CoSMOS L Band experiment in SouthEast Australia. In IGARSS 07, Barcelona Spain

Berger, M., et al. The cosmos campaign: Scientific objectives and first results. in EGU General assembly. 2006. Wien, Austria.
Coret, L., et al. A method to characterise the topographic impact on the smos lband signal by covariogram analysis. in IGARRS'06. 2006. Boulder Co, USA.

Coret, L., et al. Flagging the topographic impact on the smos signal. in MicroRad'06. 2006. San Juan Puerto Rico.
de Rosnay, P., et al. Smosrex field experiment for soil moisture and land surface processes remote sensing. Status and long term features of the experiment. . in MuRAD 2006. 2006. San Juan, Puerto Rico: IEEE.

Escorihuela, M.J., et al. Temperature dependency of boundwater spectral parameters and its influence in soil moisture measurements. in EGU General assembly. 2006. Wien, Austria.

Escorihuela, M.J., et al. A simple modeling of a bare soil emission at l- band and soil moisture retrieval on the smosrex site. in Microrad'06. 2006. San Juan Puerto Rico.

Escorihuela, M.J., et al. Diurnal variations of the radiometric signal of a natural fallow at l-band. in IGARRS'06. 2006. Boulder Co, USA
.
Hahne, A., et al. Esa’s soil moisture and ocean salinity mission (smos). in 2006 Eumetsat Meteorological Conference. 2006. Helsinki Finland.

Kerr, Y.H., et al. The smos mission. Present status  and future plans. in IGARS'06. 2006. Denver Colorado.

Kerr, Y.H., et al. The soil moisture and ocean saminity mission (smos): Where are we? (invited). in EGU General Assembly. 2006. Wien Austria.

Kerr, Y.H., et al. The operational smos soil moisture algorithm. in IGARSS'06. 2006. Denver Colorado.

Kerr, Y.H., et al. The soil moisture and ocean salinity mission: Current status. in MicroRad '06. 2006. San José Puerto Rico.

Saleh, K., et al. Retrieval of surface soil moisture over natural grass: Rain interception effects (smosrex experiment) in EGU General Assembly. 2006. Wien (Aut).

Saleh, K., J.-P. Wigneron, P. d. Rosnay, J.-C. Calvet, Y. H. Kerr, M. J. Escorihuela, J. Muñoz and P. Waldteufel (2006), 2006. Retrieval of surface soil moisture over natural grass: rain interception effects (SMOSREX Experiment) In EGU General Assembly, Wien (Aut)

Bermudo, F., et al. Smos: An l-band interferometric radiometer mission in 5th IAA Symposium on Small Satellites for Earth Observation 2005. Berlin, Germany

Calvet, J.-C., et al. L’expérience aéroportée cosmos. in Ateliers d'Expérimentation et d'Instrumentation. 2005. Toulouse, France.

Calvet, J.-C., et al. Demonstration of the assimilation of the future smos data by using field and airborne campaigns (invited). in EGU General Assembly 2005. 2005. Wien, Austria.

Calvet, J.-C., et al. Mesure du contenu en eau des sols dans le réseau météorologique : Le projet smosmania. in Ateliers d'Expérimentation et d'Instrumentation. 2005. Toulouse.

Cohard, J.-M., et al. Développement de radiomètres micro-ondes pour la mesure des teneurs en eau de surface : Mise au point et premiers tests d’un radiomètre à 4.3 ghz (bande c). in ECCO2005. 2005.

de Rosnay, P., et al. Smosrex: A long term field campaign experiment for soil moisture and land surface processes remote sensing. in Ateliers d'expérimentation et Instrumentation. 2005. Toulouse France.

de Rosnay, P., et al. Smosrex: A long term field campaign experiment for soil moisture and land surface processes remote sensing. in 2nd EGU: Workshop on Microwave remote sensing experiments. 2005. Wien (Austria).

de Rosnay, P., et al. Smosrex: A long term field campaign experiment for soil moisture and land surface processes remote sensing (invited). in EGU General Assembly 2005. 2005. Wien, Austria.

Kerr, Y., et al. New tools and new approaches for assessing water budget at large scales. in GEWEX 2005. Irvine, CA USA.

Kerr, Y.H., et al. Estimation of soil moisture from smos data: Methods and approaches, first results. in IGARSS05. 2005. Seoul Korea: IEEE GRS.

Kerr, Y.H., et al. Estimation of soil moisture from smos data: Methods and approaches, first results (invited). in EGU General Assembly 2005. 2005.

Kerr, Y.H., et al. Passive microwave remote sensing of soil moisture: The smos mission in IGARSS05. 2005. Seoul Korea.

Kerr, Y.H., et al. Passive microwave remote sensing of soil moisture: New venues and challenges in large-scale hydrology in EGU General Assembly 2005. 2005. Wien Austria.

Pallotta, S., et al. Aggregation of the thermo-optical properties for a rugged heterogeneous surface in the infrared domain: A multiscale model in EarSel Conference. 2005. Porto, Portugal.

Anterrieu, E., et al. A strip adaptive processing approach for the smos space mission. in Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium, 2004. IGARSS '04. Proceedings. 2004 IEEE International. 2004.

Berger, M., et al. Preparing for esa's  soil moisture and ocean salinity (smos) mission. in EGU - 1st General Assembly. 2004. Nice France.

Calvet, J.-C., et al. Retrieval of root-zone soil moisture from remotely sensed data. in EGS'2004, European Geosciences Union (EGU) Annual Meeting. 2004. Nice, France.

de Rosnay, P., et al. Smosrex case study: Determination of the effective temperature for l-band radiometry. in European Geophysical Union (EGU) Annual meeting, . 2004. Nice, France.

de Rosnay, P., et al. Smosrex a long term field experiment: Features of effective temperature. in Workshop PIRRENE - ONERA. 2004. Toulouse (France).

de Rosnay, P., et al. Multi-angular ground-based l-band radiometer for estimating water in soils (lewis) and in-situ measurements. Experiment design and results. in Microwave Radiometry and Remote Sensing Applications, Microrad'04. 2004. Rome, Italie.

de Rosnay, P., et al. Expérience smosrex: Télédétection de l'humidité des sols. in AEI- Ateliers d'Expérimentation et d'Instrumentation. 2004. Paris (France),.

de Rosnay, P., et al. Télédétection de l'humidité des sols. Présentation de l'expérience smosrex. in Ateliers d'Expérimentation et Instrumentation (AEI 2004) INSU, Météo-France, Ifremer. 2004. Paris.

de Rosnay, P., et al. Smosrex: Surface monitoring of the soil reservoir experiment. in MICRORAD'04. 2004. Rome (Italy).

Escorihuela, M.-J., et al. Smosrex: Soil monitoring of the soil reservoir experiment. Experiment design and results. in EGU GA1. 2004. Nice, France.

Escorihuela, M.-J., et al. Soil moisture retrieval from two different vegetated sites -bare soil and fallow- with lewis 1.4 ghz radiometer. in Microrad'04. 2004. Rome, Italie.

Kerr, Y.H., et al. Influence of topography on smos measurements. in Microrad'04 specialist meeting. 2004. Rome, Italy.

Kerr , Y.H., et al. The smos mission : Status of the project. in Microrad'04 specialist meeting. 2004. Rome, Italy.

Kerr, Y.H., et al. The soil moisture and ocean salinity mission: General presentation. in IGARSS'04. 2004. Anchorage Alaska.

Kerr, Y.H., et al. Smos: Analysis topography effects. in IGARSS'04. 2004. Anchorage Alaska.

Merlin, O., et al. A downscaling method for distributing surface soil moisture within a microwave pixel: Application to monsoon'90 data. in Microwave Radiometry and Remote Sensing Applications, Microrad'04. 2004. Rome, Italie.

Saleh, K., et al. Soil moisture estimation from l-band radiometry: Smos and the smosrex ground experiment. in 35 th COSPAR Scientific assembly. 2004. Paris, France.

Saleh, K., et al. Statistical methods to estimate soil moisture from l-band radiometry: Application to the smosrex experiment over a fallow site. in Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium, 2004. IGARSS '04. Proceedings. 2004 IEEE International. 2004.

Saleh, K., et al. An investigation on statistical methods to estimate soil moisture from l-band radiometry: Application to the smosrex experiment over a fallow site. in IGARSS'04. 2004. Anchorage Alaska USA.

Saleh, K., et al. Statistical methods to estimate soil moisture from lband radiometry: Application to the smosrex experiment over a fallow site. in IGARSS'04. 2004. Anchorage , Alaska.

Wigneron, J.-P., et al. Algorithms for retrieving soil moisture from multiangular l-band observations. in EGU GA1. 2004. Nice, France: Algorithms for retrieving soil moisture from multi-angular L-band observations.

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS (last years)

fleche 5) Reports and technical notes

Richaume, P., Y. H. Kerr , P. Waldteufel, S. Dai and A. Mahmoodi (2006). SMOS L2 Processor Discrete Flexible Fine Grid defintion. Toulouse, CBSA: 43.

Kerr, Y. and P. Waldteufel, Smos level 3 & 4 data user model. 2005, CBSA: Toulouse. p. 13.

Kerr, Y. and P. Waldteufel, Summary note on smos calibration issues. 2005, CBSA: Toulouse. p. 16.

Kerr, Y., et al., Table generation requirement document (tgrd) for the smos level 2 soil moisture prototype processor development (smppd). 2005, CBSA-INRA-UoR-TVU: Toulouse France.

Kerr, Y., et al., Smos level 2 processor soil moisture atbd. 2005, SM-ESL (CBSA): Toulouse. p. 110.

Richaume, P., et al., Ecmwf data requirements for level 2 sm processor. 2005, CBSA: Toulouse. p. 50.

Kerr, Y. and P. Waldteufel, Smos  level 2 processor high level requirements. 2004, CBSA: Toulouse. p. 17.

Waldteufel, P., et al., Smos geolocation using natural targets 2004, CBSA: Toulouse. p. 47.

Waldteufel, P. and Y. Kerr, Radiometric biases when using a wide beam radiometer. 2004, CBSA: Toulouse. p. 24.

Waldteufel, P. and Y. Kerr, Smos brightness temperature product for browsing 2004, CBSA: Toulouse. p. 27.

Kerr, Y. and P. Waldteufel, Mission products and data processing requirements for smos. 2003, CBSA: Toulouse. p. 44.

Kerr, Y. and P. Waldteufel, Note on suggested archival scheme for smos' level 3 and higher 2003, CBSA: Toulouse. p. 9.

Lopez-Baeza, E., et al., Eurostarrs: Campaign description, in EuroSTARRS, WISE, LOSAC: First results. 2003, ESA-ESTEC: Noordwijk, NL. p. 37-50.

Kerr , Y.H. and P. Waldteufel Smos vicarious calibration: Sun and moon options and requirements. 2001, CNRS: Toulouse (F).

Kerr , Y.H. and P. Waldteufel Smos mission: Science report phase a. 2001, CESBIO: Toulouse.

Kerr , Y.H. and P. Waldteufel First sketch of what could be the smos processing scheme. 2001, CESBIO: Toulouse.

Wagner, W., et al., Remote sensing of soil moisture for hydrologic applications. 2004, EUMETSAT SAF HYDROLOGY FRAMEWORK WORKING GROUP.

Kerr, Y.H., et al., Mission objectives and scientific requirements of the soil moisture and ocean salinity (smos) mission. 2001, ESA :ESTEC: Noordwijk (NL).

Kerr, Y.H. and P. Waldteufel, Selection of a baseline configuration for smos. 2001, CESBIO: Toulouse France.

Waldteufel , P. and Y.H. Kerr First considerations on the possibility to perform smos calibration on deep sky. 2000, CETP/CESBIO: Toulouse.

 

fleche COMMITTEES ASSIGNMENTS

International

1992 - 2004              Science steering committee, International Satellite Land Surface Climatology Programme
1993 - 2004              Member of IGBP BAHC
1989 - 1996              MIMR Science Advisory group (ESA)
1996 - 2000              Earth Explorer Surface and Geophysics Peer Group (ESA)
1997 - 2007              ASCAT Science Advisory Group (EUMETSAT)
1997 - 2001              Technology Advisory Group (Microwaves) (ESA)
1999 - Present         Chair of SMOS Science Advisory Group (ESA)
2001 - 2006              Member of the GEWEX Science Steering Committee

 

Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique

1990 - 1995              Programme National de la Télédétection Spatiale

Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique 

        1. Member of the Commission Scientifique Spécialisée Terre Eau Atmosphère
        2. Chair of the Commission Scientifique Spécialisée Terre Eau Atmosphère

    Centre National d’Etudes Spatiales

    1991 - 1996              Chairman of the Users’ group on passive microwave
    1992 - 1997              Group on thermal infrared science and applications
    1994 - 1998              IRSUTE mission group
    1993 - 1997              Member of the Terre Océan Atmosphère Biosphère working group
    1997- 2004               Secretary of the Centre de Compétence technique
    1999- 2006               Member of the Working Group CNES/ Laboratories/Industry
    2003-Present           Member of the Terre Océan Surface Continentales et Atmosphère

    NASA

    1990 - 2000              SSM/I Products working team
    1991 - 2001              MODIS Science team (adjunct)

     

fleche PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES

 

fleche ACTIVITIES :

fleche AWARDS :

  • World Meteorological Organisation : 1st prize (Norbert Gerbier) for the best paper in agrometeorology, 1991.

  • Magellan 3 Stars for the Hapex Sahel WEB site,1996.

  • USDA Secretary's team award for excellence (Salsa Program) 2000
  • fleche MAIN INVESTIGATIONS

    NASA/EOS/MTPE:    PI on an Interdisciplinary Investigation (1989-2001)
    ESA ERS1/2:   PI on ERS1/2 Investigation (water budget in arid lands) (1992-1998)
    UE/Vegetation      Co-I on 3 proposals (1996-1999)
    UE 4 Framework Program  Co-I on 2 proposals (1997-1999)
    ESA AVHRR PATHFINDER PI on investigation on LST retrieval (1997)
    DGA (French DoD)   Co-I On scaling effects (1996-1997)
    CNES R&T   Co-I on analysis of heterogeneity within Pixels (1997-1999)
    CNES APEMSSTI       PI on Lband Ramses Proposal
    ESA EEOM  P-I on SMOS proposal to be launched in 2009
    NASA ESSP         Co I on HYDROS

                     

    fleche EMPLOYMENT

    fleche EDUCATION

     


    Yann KERR

    Director of CESBIO, Principal Investigator on the SMOS project

    Address:          CESBIO (CNES/CNRS/UPS/IRD),
    18, avenue Edouard Belin, 31401 Toulouse Cedex 9, France

    Phone              (+33)  5 61 55 85 22
    Fax                   (+33)  5 61 55 85 00

    E-mail yann.kerr@cesbio.cnes.fr
     
    yann_kerr
     
     

    Education
    Employment
    Awards
    Activities
    Professional societies
    Committees assignments
    Expertises

    Selected publications
    (last years)

    1) Books and part of books

    2) Peer reviewed literature

    3) Magazines

    4) Colloquia/symposia

    5) Reports and technical notes