• Brunt, KM, Neumann, TA, & Larsen, CF (2019). Assessment of altimetry using ground-based GPS data from the 88S Traverse, Antarctica, in support of ICESat-2. The Cryosphere, 13(2), 1–12, doi:10.5194/tc-13-579-2019.
  • Crawford, CJ, van den Bosch, J, Brunt, KM, Hom, MG, Cooper, JW, Harding, DJ, Butler, JJ, Dabney, PW, Neumann, TA, Cleckner, CS, & Markus, T (2019). Radiometric calibration of a non-imaging airborne spectrometer to measure the Greenland Ice Sheet surface. Atmospheric Measurement Techniques, 12(3), 1913–1933, doi:10.5194/amt-12-1913-2019.
  • Narine, L. L., Popescu, S., Neuenshwander, A., Zhou, T., Srinivasan, S., Harbeck, K., 2019. "Estimating aboveground biomass and forest canopy cover with simulated ICESat-2 data," Remote Sensing of Environment 224 1-11. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rse.2019.01.037. Journal Article/Letter
  • Brown, M., E., Escobar, V., M., 2019. "NASA’s Early Adopter Program Links Satellite Data to Decision Making," Remote Sensing of Environment 11, 406. doi:10.3390/rs11040406. Journal Article/Letter
  • Li, Y., H. Gao, M. Jasinski, S. Zhang, and J. Stoll, 2019: "Deriving High-Resolution Reservoir Bathymetry from ICESat-2 Prototype Photon-counting Lidar and Landsat Imagery." Trans. on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, in press, DOI:10.1109/TGRS.2019.2917012.
  • Parrish, C. E., L. A. Magruder, A. Neuenschwander, N. Forfinski-Sarkozi, M. Alonzo, M. Jasinski.  "Validation of ICESat-2 ATLAS Bathymetry and Analysis of ATLAS's Bathymetric Mapping Performance." Remote Sensing. 2019, 11, 1634, https://doi.org/10.3390/rs11141634.



  • Neuenschwander, A., Pitts, K., 2018. "The ATL08 land and vegetation product for the ICESat-2 Mission," Remote Sensing of Environment 221 247-259. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rse.2018.11.005. Journal Article/Letter
  • Kwok, R., 2018. “Arctic sea ice thickness, volume, and multiyear ice coverage: losses and coupled variability (1958–2018),” Environmental Research Letters, Vol 13, No. 10 (2018), doi.org/10.1088/1748-9326/aae3ec. Journal Article/Letter
  • Morison J., Kwok R., Dickinson S., Morison D., Peralta-Ferriz C., Andersen R., 2018. "Sea State Bias of ICESat in the Subarctic,"  IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters 15 (2):  1144-1148. DOI: 10.1109/LGRS.2018.2834362. Journal Article/Letter
  • Popescu, S.C., Zhou, T., Nelson, R., Neuenschwander, A., Sheridan, R., Narine, L., Walsh, K. M., 2018. "Photon counting LiDAR: an adaptive ground and canopy height retrieval algorithm for ICESat-2 data," Remote Sensing of the Environment 208: 154-170. doi.org/10.1016/j.rse.2018.02.019. Journal Article/Letter
  • Magruder, L.A., Brunt, K. M., 2018. "Performance analysis of airborne photon-counting lidar data in preparation of ICESat-2​," EEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote SensingPP(99), 1-8  10.1109/TGRS.2017.2786659.  Journal Article/Letter
  • Casasanto, V. A., Campbell, B.,  Manrique G. A., Ramsayer, K., Markus, T., Neumann, T.,  2018. “Lasers, Penguins, and Polar Bears: Novel Outreach and Education Approaches for NASA'S ICESAT-2 Mission,” Acta Astronautica, 148: 396-402. doi.org/10.1016/j.actaastro.2018.04.011. Journal Article/Letter



  • Webb, C. E., Bae, S., "Precision Attitude Determination with an Extended Kalman Filter to Measure Ice-Sheet Elevation,"Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics, Vol. 40, No. 9 (2017), pp. 2335-2340doi.org/10.2514/1.G002715. Journal Article/Letter

  • Kwok, R., Markus, T., 2017. “Potential basin-scale estimates of Arctic snow depth with sea ice freeboards from CryoSat-2 and ICESat-2: An exploratory analysis,” Advances in Space Research, 10.1016/j.asr.2017.09.007. Journal Article/Letter
  • Markus, T., Neumann, T., Martino, A., Abdalati, W., Brunt, K., Csatho, B., Farrell, S., Fricker, H., Gardner, A., Harding, D., Jasinski, M., Kwok, R., Magruder, L., Lubin, D., Luthcke, S., Morison, J., Nelson, R., Neuenschwander, A, Palm, S, Popescu, S, Shum., C, K., Schutz, B. E., Smith, B., Yang, Y. K., Zwally, J., 2017. “The Ice, Cloud, and land Elevation Satellite-2 (ICESat-2): Science requirements, concept, and implementation,” Remote Sensing of Environment, 190: 260-273, 10.1016/j.rse.2016.12.029. Journal Article/Letter
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  • Brunt, K. M.,  Hawley, R. L.,  Lutz, E. R,. Studinger, M., Sonntag, J. G.,  Hofton, M. A., Andrews, L. C., Neumann, T. A., 2017. "Assessment of NASA Airborne Laser Altimetry Data Using Ground-Based GPS Data Near Summit Station," The Cryosphere, 11 (2): 681-692. 10.5194/tc-11-681-2017. Journal Article/Letter
  • Casasanto, V. A., Markus, T., 2017. “Art as a key tool for engaging the public with ICESat-2,” AGU, New Orleans, Louisiana, 2017. Poster
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  • Brunt, KM, Cook, W, De Marco, E, Reed, D, Neumann, T, & Markus, T (2017). MABEL Alaska 2014; Flight Report. NASA Technical Memorandum, TM–2017-219019. Download PDF

  • Cook, W, Brunt, KM, De Marco, E, Reed, D, Neumann, T, & Markus, T (2017). MABEL Iceland 2012; Flight Report. NASA Technical Memorandum, TM–2017-219023. Download PDF



  • Forfinski-Sarkozi, N. A., Parrish, C. E., 2016. “Analysis of MABEL Bathymetry in Keweenaw Bay and Implications for ICESat-2 ATLAS,” Remote Sens., 8(9), 772, doi:10.3390/rs8090772. Journal Article/Letter
  • Brunt, K.M., Neumann, T.A., Amundson, J.K., Kavanaugh, J. L., Moussavi, M. S., Walsh, K. M., Cook, W.B., Markus, T., 2016. “MABEL photon-counting laser altimetry data in Alaska for ICESat-2 simulations and development,”  The Cryosphere, 10(4), 1707–1719 doi: 10.5194/tc-10-1707-2016. Journal Article/Letter
  • Glenn, N. F., Neuenschwander, A., Vierling, L. A., Spaete, L., Li, A., Shinneman, D. J., Pilliod, D. S., Arkle, R. S., Mcllroy, S. K., 2016. “Landsat 8 and ICESat-2: Performance and potential synergies for quantifying dryland ecosystem vegetation cover and biomass,”  Remote Sensing of Environment, 10(4), 1707–1719 doi.org/10.1016/j.rse.2016.02.039. Journal Article/Letter
  • Jasinski, M.; Stoll, J.; Cook, W.; Ondrusek, M.; Stengel, E., and Brunt, K., 2016.  “Inland and near-shore water profiles derived from the high-altitude Multiple Altimeter Beam Experimental Lidar (MABEL).” Brock, J.C.; Gesch, D.B.; Parrish, C.E.; Rogers, J.N., and Wright, C.W. (eds.), Advances in Topobathymetric Mapping, Models, and Applications. Journal of Coastal Research, Special Issue, No. 76, pp. 44–55. Coconut Creek (Florida), ISSN 0749-0208. doi:10.2112/SI76-005. Journal Article
  • Neuenschwander, A. L., Magruder, L. A., 2016. “The Potential Impact of Vertical Sampling Uncertainty on ICESat-2/ATLAS Terrain and Canopy Height Retrievals for Multiple Ecosystems,” Remote Sensing, doi:10.3390/rs8121039 Journal Article/Letter
  • Casasanto, V. A., Campbell, B.,  Manrique G. A., Ramsayer, K., Markus, T., Neumann, T.,  2016. “Lasers, Penguins, and Polar Bears: Novel Outreach and Education Approaches for NASA'S ICESAT-2 Mission,” 67th International Astronautical Congress (IAC), Guadalajara, Mexico, 26-30 September 2016. IAC-16,E1,7,10,x35733

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  • Kwok, R., Cunningham, G. F., Hoffmann, J., Markus, T.,  2016. “Testing the ice-water discrimination and freeboard retrieval algorithms for the ICESat-2 mission,” Remote Sens. Environ., 183, 13-25. 10.1016/j.rse.2016.05.011. Journal Article/Letter
  • Casasanto, V. A., Campbell, B. A., Brunt, K. M., Neumann, T. A., 2016. "Height Matters: Citizen Science with the ICESat-2 Satellite," Poster presentation, American Geophysical Union Annual Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, December, 2016. 2016AGUFMED33A0897C
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  • Farrell, S. K., Brunt, K.M., Ruth, J. M., Kuhn, J. M., Connor, L. N., Walsh, K. M., 2015. “ Sea Ice Freeboard Retrieval using Digital Photon-counting Laser Altimetry,” Ann. Glaciol., 56(69), 167–174. 10.3189/2015AoG69A686. Journal Article/Letter
  • Brunt, KM, Neumann, T, & Markus, T (2015). SIMPL/AVIRIS-NG Greenland 2015; Flight Report. NASA Technical Memorandum, TM-2015-217544. Download PDF



  • Brunt, K. M., Neumann, T. A., Walsh, K. M., Markus, T., 2014. "Determination of Local Slope on the Greenland Ice Sheet Using a Multibeam Photon-Counting Lidar in Preparation for the ICESat-2 Mission," IEEE Geosci. Remote Sensing Lett., 11 (5): 935-939. 10.1109/LGRS.2013.2282217.  Journal Article/Letter

  • Moussavi, M.S., Abdalati, W., Scambos, T., Neuenschwander, A., 2014. "Applicability of an Automatic Surface Detection Approach to Micro-pulse Photon-counting Lidar Altimetry Data: Implications for Canopy Height Retrieval from Future ICESat-2 Data," Int. J. Remote Sens., 35, 5263-5279. 10.1080/01431161.2014.939780. Journal Article/Letter
  • Kwok, R., Markus, T., Morison,, J., Palm, S. P., Neumann, T. A., Brunt, K. M., Cook, W. B., Hancock, D. W., Cunningham, G. F., 2014. “Profiling sea ice with a Multiple Altimeter Beam Experimental Lidar (MABEL),”  Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology, 31 (5): 1151-1168. 10.1175/JTECH-D-13-00120.1. Journal Article/Letter
  • Herzfeld, U., McDonald, B., Wallin, B., Neumann, T., Markus, T., Brenner, A., Field, C.,  2014. "Algorithm for Detection of Ground and Canopy Cover in Micropulse Photon-Counting Lidar Altimeter Data in Preparation for the ICESat-2 Mission," IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 52 (4): 2109 - 2125. 10.1109/TGRS.2013.2258350. Journal Article/Letter



  • Awadallah, M., Ghannam, S., Abbott, A. L., Ghanem, A.,  2013.
    "Active Contour Models for Extracting Ground and Forest Canopy Curves from Discrete Laser Altimeter Data,"
    Proceedings: 13th International Conference on LiDAR Applications for Assessing Forest Ecosystems (SilviLaser 2013),
    Beijing, China, Oct. 2013, pp. 129-136.
  • Awadallah, M., Abbott, A. L., Thomas, V., Wynne, R. H., Nelson, R., 2013.
    "Estimating Forest Canopy Height and Biophysical Parameters using Photon-counting Laser Altimetry,"
    Proceedings: 13th International Conference on LiDAR Applications for Assessing Forest Ecosystems (SilviLaser 2013),
    Beijing, China, Oct. 2013, pp. 137-144. 
  • McGill, M., Markus, T., Scott, V. S., Neumann, T.A.,  2013.
    "The Multiple Altimeter Beam Experimental Lidar (MABEL), an airborne simulator for the ICESat-2 mission,"
    Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology.  10.1175/JTECH-D-12-00076.1. Journal Article/Letter



  • Farrell, S. L., Markus, T., Kwok, R., Connor L., 2011. "Laser altimetry sampling strategies over sea ice," Annals of Glaciology, 52(57), 2011. 10.3189/172756411795931660. Journal Article/Letter



  • Yua, A. W., Stephen, M. A., Li, S. X., Shaw, G. B., Seas, A., Dowdye, E., Troupaki, E., Liiva, P., Poulios, D., Mascetti, K.,  2010. "Space Laser Transmitter Development for ICESat-2 Mission," Proc. of SPIE, Vol. 7578 757809, Feb 2010. 10.1117/12.843342.Journal Article/ Letter

  • Abdalati, W., Zwally, J. H., Bindschadler, R., Csatho, B., Farrell, S. L., Fricker, H. A., Harding, D., Kwok, R., Lefsky, M., Markus, T., Marshak, A., Neumann, T., Palm, S., Schutz, B., Smith, B., Spinhirne, J., Webb, C.,  2010. "The ICESat-2 Laser Altimetry Mission," Proceedings of the IEEE, Vol. 98, No. 5, pp. 735-751, May 2010. 10.1109/JPROC.2009.2034765. Journal Article/Letter

  • Brenner, A.C., Barbieri, K., Markus, T., Neumann, T., Sirota, M., Field, C.,  Zwally, J.,  2010. "ICESat-2 Simulations and Analysis using Sigma Space MPL Measurements over Greenland,"
    AGU, Dec 2010. 2010AGUFM.C41A0511B
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