Publications

Refereed Journal Articles

Saberi, N., R.E.J. Kelly, J. Pan, M. Durand and A. Scott (in press) The use of a Monte Carlo Markov Chain method for snow depth retrievals: A case study based on airborne microwave observations and emission modeling experiments of tundra snow, IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing.

Mortimer, C., L. Mudryk, C. Derksen, K. Luojus, R. Brown, R. Kelly and M. Tedesco (2020) Evaluation of long-term Northern Hemisphere snow water equivalent products, The Cryosphere, 14, 1579–1594. doi:10.5194/tc-14-1579-2020.

Thompson, A, R.E.J. Kelly and J.M.L. King (2019) Sensitivity of Ku- and X-band radar observations to moderate to shallow depth seasonal snow in Ontario, Canada, Canadian Journal of Remote Sensing. doi: 10.1080/07038992.2019.1704621.

Li, Q., Kelly, R.E.J., Leppänen, L., Vehviläinen, J., Kontu, A., Lemmetyinen, J, Pulliainen, J (2019) The Influence of Thermal Properties and Canopy- Intercepted Snow on Passive Microwave Transmissivity of a Scots Pine. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 57(8): 5424-5433. doi.org/10.1109/TGRS.2019.2899345. 

Vanthof, V.R. and Kelly, R.E.J. (2019) Estimating seasonal surface water storage in rainwater harvesting reservoirs in southeast India using satellite remote sensing, Remote Sensing of Environment 235, doi.org/10.1016/j.rse.2019.111437.

Maslanka, W., M. Sandells, R. Gurney, J. Lemmetyinen, L. Leppänen, A. Kontu, M. Matzl, N. Rutter, T. Watts and R. Kelly (2019) Derivation and Evaluation of a New Extinction Coefficient for use with the n-HUT Snow Emission Model. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 57(10): 7406-7417. DOI 10.1109/TGRS.2019.2913208.

Saberi, N., R.E.J. Kelly, M. Flemming, and Q. Li (2019) Review of snow water equivalent retrieval methods using spaceborne passive microwave radiometry, International Journal of Remote Sensing. https://doi.org/10.1080/01431161.2019.1654144. 

Thompson, A, R.E.J. Kelly (2019) Observations of coniferous forest at 9.6 and 17.2 GHz: Implications for SWE retrievals, Remote Sensing,  11(6), doi:10.3390/rs11010006.

Heygster, G., M. Kaichi, R.E.J. Kelly and G. Liu (2017) Foreword to the special issue on
the Global Change Observation Mission—Water: contributions to global water cycle science from the Advanced Microwave Scanning Radiometer-2, IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Remote Sensing, 10(9): 3835-3838.

Saberi, N., R.E.J. Kelly, P. Toose, A. Roy and C. Derksen (2017) Modeling the observed microwave emission from shallow multi-layer tundra snow using DMRT-ML, Remote Sensing. 9(12), 1327; doi:10.3390/rs9121327.

Li, Q. and R.E.J. Kelly (2017) Correcting satellite passive microwave brightness temperatures in forested landscapes using satellite visible reflectance estimates of forest transmissivity, IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Remote Sensing. Doi: 10.1109/JSTARS.2017.2707545.

Howell, S.E., M. Brady, C. Derksen and R.E.J. Kelly (2016) Recent changes in sea ice area flux in the Beaufort Sea during the summer months, J. Geophys. Res. Oceans, 121, doi:10.1002/ 2015JC011464. 

King, JM.L., R.E.J. Kelly, A. Kasurak, C. Duguay, G. Gunn, N. Rutter, T. Watts, and C. Derksen (2015) Spatiotemporal influence of tundra snow properties on Ku-band (17.2 GHz) backscatter, Journal of Glaciology, 61(226), doi: 10.3189/2015JoG14J020.

King, J.M.L, A. Kasurak, A., R.E.J. Kelly, G. Gunn and C. Duguay (submitted) Seasonal scatterometer observations of a shallow tundra snowpack, Remote Sensing of Environment.

Sarhardi, A, R.E.J. Kelly and R. Modarres (2014) Snow water equivalent time series forecasting in Ontario, Canada, in link to large atmospheric circulations, Hydrological Processes. 28: 4640–4653. Doi: 10.1002/hyp.10184.

Pelto, M., and Kelly, R. (2014). Eastern Snow Conference. Hydrological Processes, 28(16), 4549. doi:10.1002/hyp.9502.

Luus, K.A., R.E.J.Kelly, J.C. Lin, E.R. Humphreys, P. LaFleur, W.C. Oechel, (2013), Modelling the influence of snow cover on low Arctic net ecosystem exchange. Environmental Research Letters, 8 035045 doi:10.1088/1748-9326/8/3/035045.

Luus, K. A., Gel, Y., Lin, J. C., Kelly, R. E. J., and Duguay, C. R. (2013) Pan-Arctic linkages between snow accumulation and growing-season air temperature, soil moisture and vegetation, Biogeosciences, 10, 7575-7597, doi:10.5194/bg-10-7575-2013.

Luus*, K.A., Y. Gel, J. Lin, R. Kelly and C. Duguay (2013) Pan-Arctic linkages between snow accumulation and growing season air temperature, soil moisture & vegetation. Biogeosciences Discussions.

Luus, K.A., J. Lin, R. Kelly and C. Duguay, (2013) CO2, Subnivean Arctic & sub-Arctic net ecosystem exchange (NEE): Towards representing snow season processes in models of NEE using cryospheric remote sensing, Progress in Physical Geography, 37: 484, DOI: 10.1177/0309133313491130.

King, J.M.L., R. Kelly, A. Kasurak, C. Duguay, G. Gunn, and J.B. Mead, 2013. UW-Scat - ground-based dual frequency scatterometry for observation of snow processes. IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters. Volume: PP, Issue: 99: 1-5, DOI: 10.1109/LGRS.2012.2212177. Early view.

Pelto, M., and Kelly, R. (2013). Eastern Snow Conference. Hydrological Processes, 27(21), 3013. doi:10.1002/hyp.9502.

Pelto, M., and Kelly, R. (2012). Eastern Snow Conference. Hydrological Processes, 26(17), 2523. doi:10.1002/hyp.9502.

Frei, A., M. Tedesco, S. Lee, J. Foster, D. Hall, R. Kelly and D. Robinson (2012) A review of current-generation satellite-based snow products, Advances in Space Research. doi:10.1016/j.asr.2011.12.021.

Pelto, M., and Kelly, R. (2011). Eastern Snow Conference. Hydrological Processes, 25(21), 3267-3267. doi:10.1002/hyp.8197.

Kasurak, A., R.E.J. Kelly and A. Brenning (2011) Linear mixed modelling of snow distribution in the central Yukon, Hydrological Processes, Volume 25, Issue 21, 15 October 2011, Pages: 3332–3346, DOI: 10.1002/hyp.8168.

Foster, J.L., D.K. Hall, J.B. Eylander, G.A. Riggs, S.V. Ngheim, M. Tedesco, E. Kim, P. Montesano, R.E.J. Kelly, K. Casey and B. Choudhury (2011) A blended global snow product using visible, passive microwave and scatterometer satellite data, International Journal of Remote Sensing, 32(5): 1371-1395.

Bao, Z., R.E.J. Kelly, and R. Wu (2010) Variability of regional snow cover in spring over western Canada and its relationship to temperature and circulation anomalies, Int. J. Climatology, DOI: 10.1002/joc.2155.

Casey, J.A. and R.E.J. Kelly (2010) Estimating the equilibrium line of Devon Ice Cap, Nunavut, from RADARSAT-1 ScanSAR wide imagery , Can. J. Remote Sensing  Special Issue, 36: S41-S55.

Kang, K., Duguay, C., Howell, S., Derksen, C. and Kelly, R.E.J. (2010) Sensitivity of AMSR-E Brightness Temperatures to the Seasonal Evolution of Lake Ice Thickness, IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters, DOI: 10.1109/LGRS.2010.2044742.

Zhang, J., P. Kyriadis, R.E.J. Kelly (2009) Geostatistical approaches to conflation of continental snow data, International Journal of Remote Sensing, 30(20): 5441 – 5451

Kelly, R.E.J. (2009) The AMSR-E Snow Depth Algorithm: Description and Initial Results, Journal of The Remote Sensing Society of Japan. 29(1): 307-317. (GLI/AMSR Special Issue).

Foster, J. L., D. K. Hall, R. E. J. Kelly, and L. Chiu (2009) Seasonal Snow Extent and Snow Mass in South America Using SMMR and SSM/I Passive Microwave Data (1979-2003), Remote Sensing of Environment, 113(2):291-305.

Luus, N. and R.E.J. Kelly (2008) Assessing Productivity of Vegetation in the Amazon using Remote Sensing and Modeling, Progress in Physical Geography 32(4): 363-378.

Butt, M. and R.E.J. Kelly (2008) Monitoring snowcover in the UK using passive microwave remote sensing observations and the HUT model, International Journal of Remote Sensing. Doi: 10.1080/01431160801891754

Cline, D., Yueh, S., Chapman, B., Stankov, B., Gasiewski, A., Masters, D., Elder, K., Kelly, R.E.J., Painter, T.H., Miller,S., Katzberg, S. and Mahrt, L. (2008): NASA Cold Land Processes Experiment (CLPX 2002–2003): Airborne Remote Sensing. Journal of Hydrometeorology, DOI: 10.1175/2008JHM883.1.

Foster, J., Kelly, R., Rango, A., Armstrong, R., Erbe, E.F., Pooley, C. and Wergin, W.P. (2006) Use of Low-Temperature Scanning Electron Microscopy to Compare and Characterize Three Classes of Snow Cover, Scanning, 28, 191–203.

Chang, A.T.C., Kelly, R.E.J., Josberger, E.G., Armstrong, R.L., Foster J.L. and Mognard, N. (2005), Analysis of Gauge-measured and Passive Microwave Derived Snow Depth Variations of Snowfields, J. Hydrometeorology, 6: 20-33.

Kelly, R.E.J., Chang, A.T.C. and Koike, T. (2005) Comparisons of AMSR-E derived snow depth and GAME-Siberia Ground Based Measurements, Revista Italiano di Telerilevamento, 30/31: 87-100.

Foster, J.L., Sun, C., Walker, J.P., Kelly, R.E.J., Chang, A.T.C., Dong, J. and Powell, H. (2005) Quantifying the Uncertainty in Passive Microwave Snow Water Equivalent Observations Remote Sensing of Environment, 94: 187-203. 

Kelly, R.E.J., Chang, A.T.C, Tsang, L. and Foster, J.L. (2003) Development of a prototype AMSR-E global snow area and snow volume algorithm, IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 41(2): 230-242. 

Kelly, R.E.J. and Chang, A.T.C. (2003) Development of a passive microwave global snow depth retrieval algorithm for SSM/I and AMSR-E data, Radio Science, 38: doi: 10.1029/2002RS002648. 

Kelly, R.E.J., Davie, T.J.A. and Atkinson, P.M. (2003) Explaining temporal and spatial variation in soil moisture in a bare field using SAR imagery, International Journal of Remote Sensing. 24(15): 3059-3074. 

Chang, A.T.C. and Kelly, R.E.J., 2002, Description of snow depth retrieval algorithm for ADEOS II AMSR, EORC Bulletin: Technical Report No. 9, March, 2002, ISSN: 1346-7913, p.70-78. 

Hall, D.K., Kelly, R.E.J., Riggs, G.A., Chang, A.T.C. and Foster, J.L. (2002) Assessment of the relative accuracy of hemispheric-scale snow-cover maps. Annals of Glaciology, 34: 24-30. ISSN 0260-3055

Kelly, R.E.J., (2002) Estimation of the ELA on Hardangerjøkulen, Norway during the 1995-1996 winter season using repeat pass SAR coherence, Annals of Glaciology, 34: 349-354. ISSN 0260-3055. 

Foster, J.L., Chang, A.T.C., Hall, D.K. and Kelly, R.E.J. (2001) Seasonal snow extent and snow mass in South America using SSM/I passive microwave data, Polar Geography, 25(1):41-53. 

Kelly, R.E.J. (2001) Remote sensing of snow covers using multi-sensor satellite imagery. in Remote Sensing and Hydrology 2000 Proceedings of a symposium held at Santa Fe, New Mexico, April 2000, edited by M. Owe, K. Brubaker, J. Richtie & A. Rango, IAHS Publ. no. 267, ISBN 1-901502-46-5, p72-75.

Davie, T.J.A., Kelly, R.E.J. and Timoncini, M. (2001) SAR imagery used for soil moisture monitoring: the potential, in Remote Sensing and Hydrology 2000 Proceedings of a symposium held at Santa Fe, New Mexico, April 2000, edited by M. Owe, K. Brubaker, J. Richtie & A. Rango, Publ. no. 267, ISBN 1-901502-46-5, p327-332.

Atkinson, P.M. and Kelly, R.E.J. (1997) Scaling-up point snow depth data in the U.K. for comparison with SSM/I imagery, International Journal of Remote Sensing, 18(2): 437-443.

Atkinson, P.M. and Kelly, R.E.J. 1996 Mapping with uncertainty, Mapping Awareness. 10:35-37.

Kelly, R.E.J. (1995) Snow monitoring in the UK using active and passive microwave satellite data, Unpublished PhD. Thesis, University of Bristol, 412pp. 

Xu, H., Bailey, J.O., Barrett and Kelly, R.E.J. 1993 Monitoring snow area and depth with integration of remote sensing and GIS. International Journal of Remote Sensing 14(17): 3259-3268.

Books

Kelly, R.E.J., Drake, N. A. and Barr, S.L. (Editors), 2004, Spatial Modelling of the Terrestrial Environment, Chichester, John Wiley & Sons Ltd. ISBN 0-470-84348-9.

Slaymaker, H.O. and Kelly, R.E.J. (2007) The Cryosphere and Global Environmental Change, Oxford: Blackwell Publishing, ISBN 1-4051-2976-X.

Book Chapters

Kelly, R.E.J. (2011) Remote Sensing and Canadian Snow and Canadian Snow Climatology, in Canada’s Changing Cold Environments, H.O. Slaymaker and H.M. French (Eds), Chichester: John Wiley and Sons Ltd., UK, p.66-86. ISBN 978-0-470-69968-3, p 66-86

Kelly, R.E.J. and D.K. Hall (2008) Remote sensing of terrestrial snow and ice for global change studies, in Chuvieco, E. (Ed) Earth Observation of Global Change, Springer. 189-219.

Hall, D.K, Kelly, R.E.J., Foster, J.L. and Chang, A.T.C., (2005) Estimation of snow extent and snow properties, in Encyclopedia of Hydrological Sciences, Anderson, M.G., (editor in chief), Chichester: John Wiley and Sons, Ltd., Volume 2, pp.811-830, ISBN: 0-471-49103-9.

Kelly, R.E.J., Drake, N.A. and Barr, S.L. (2004) Spatial modelling of the terrestrial environment: outlook, in R.E.J. Kelly, N.A. Drake and S. Barr (eds.) Spatial Modelling of the Terrestrial Environment, Chichester: John Wiley and Sons Ltd. 

Kelly, R.E.J., Drake, N.A. and Barr, S.L. (2004) Spatial modelling of the terrestrial environment: the coupling of remote sensing with spatial models, in R.E.J. Kelly, N.A. Drake and S. Barr (eds.) Spatial Modelling of the Terrestrial Environment, Chichester: John Wiley and Sons Ltd. 

Kelly, R.E.J., Chang, A.T.C, Foster, J.L. and Hall, D.K. (2004) Using remote sensing and spatial models to monitor snow depth and snow water equivalent, in R.E.J. Kelly, N.A. Drake and S. Barr (eds.) Spatial Modelling of the Terrestrial Environment, Chichester: John Wiley and Sons Ltd. 

Kelly, R.E.J. and Atkinson, P.M. 1999 Modelling and efficient mapping of snow cover in the UK for remote sensing validation. In Atkinson, P.M. and Tate, N.J. (eds.) Advances in Remote Sensing and GIS Analysis, Chichester: John Wiley and Sons Ltd, p75-96.