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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Thomas Holmes
Hydrology and Remote Sensing Laboratory
Research Physical Scientist

Phone: (301) 504-7614
Fax: (301) 504-8931
Room RM 116A

BLDG 007 BARC-WEST
BELTSVILLE , MD 207052350


Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Monitoring of water use, drought and yield impacts using imagery from multiple satellites -
Soil moisture and temperature algorithms and validation -
Jackson, T.J., Bindlish, R., Mladenova, I., Holmes, T., Cosh, M.H. 2015. Soil Moisture and Temperature Algorithms and Validation Global Climate Observing Mission Principal Investigators Workshop, January 14-16, 2015, Tokyo, Japan. 2015 CDROM.
Amplitude of the diurnal temperature cycle as observed by thermal infrared and microwave radiometers -
Holmes, T.R., Crow, W.T., Hain, C., Anderson, M.C., Kustas, W.P. 2015. Amplitude of the diurnal temperature cycle as observed by thermal infrared and microwave radiometers. Remote Sensing of Environment. 158:110-125.
Benchmarking a soil moisture data assimilation system for agricultural drought monitoring Reprint Icon -
Han, E., Crow, W.T., Holmes, T.R., Bolten, J. 2014. Benchmarking a soil moisture data assimilation system for agricultural drought monitoring. Journal of Hydrometeorology. 15:1117-1134. DOI: 10.1175/JHM-D-13-0125.1.
Reconciling diurnal features of thermal-andmicrowave-derived land surface temperature -
Holmes, T.R., Crow, W.T., Hain, C., Anderson, M.C. 2013. Reconciling diurnal features of thermal-andmicrowave-derived land surface temperature [abstract]. Proceedings of the Fall American Geophysical Union, December 9-13, 2013, San Francisco, CA. 2013 CDROM.
Evaluating the performance of a soil moisture data assimilation system for agricultural drought monitoring -
Han, E., Crow, W.T., Holmes, T.R., Bolten, J. 2013. Evaluating the performance of a soil moisture data assimilation system for agricultural drought monitoring [abstract]. Proceedings of the 2013 Fall American Geophysical Union, December 9-13, 2013, San Francisco, CA. 2013 CD ROM.
Remote monitoring of soil moisture using passive microwave-based technologies – theoretical basic and overview of selected algorithms for AMSR-E Reprint Icon -
Mladenova, I., Jackson, T.J., Njoku, E., Bindlish, R., Chan, S., Cosh, M.H., Holmes, T.R., De Jeu, R., Jones, L., Kimball, J., Paloscia, S., Santi, E. 2014. Remote monitoring of soil moisture using passive microwave-based technologies – theoretical basic and overview of selected algorithms for AMSR-E. Remote Sensing of Environment. 197-213.
Timing of the diurmal temperature cycle in remote sensing and model Reprint Icon -
Holmes, T.R., Crow, W.T., Hain, C. 2013. Timing of the diurmal temperature cycle in remote sensing and model. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences. 17:3695-3706.
Benchmarking a soil moisture data assimilation system for agricultural drought monitoring -
Han, E., Crow, W.T., Holmes, T.R., Bolten, J. 2013. Benchmarking a soil moisture data assimilation system for agricultural drought monitoring [abstarct]. 2013 BARC Poster Day, April 18, 2013, Beltsville, MD.
Development of a aquarius/sac-d soil moisture product -
Bindlish, R., Jackson, T.J., Zhao, T., Holmes, T.R., Cosh, M.H., O'Neill, P.E. 2013. Development of a aquarius/sac-d soil moisture product [abstract]. International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS). 2013 CDROM.
Enhancing model-based land surface temperature estimates using multi-platform microwave remote sensing products Reprint Icon -
Holmes, T.R., Crow, W.T., Yilmaz, M.T., Jackson, T.J. 2012. Enhancing model-based land surface temperature estimates using multi-platform microwave remote sensing products. Journal of Geophysical Research Atmospheres. 11:577-591.
Improving long-term global precipitation dataset using multi-sensor surface soil moisture retrievals and the soil moisture analysis rainfall tool (SMART) -
Chen, F., Crow, W.T., Holmes, T.R. 2012. Improving long-term global precipitation dataset using multi-sensor surface soil moisture retrievals and the soil moisture analysis rainfall tool (SMART)[abstract]. 2012 Fall American Geophysical Union. 2012 CDROM.
Relative skills of soil moisture and vegetation optical depth retrievals for agricultural drought monitoring -
Han, E., Crow, W.T., Holmes, T.R., Bolten, J. 2012. Relative skills of soil moisture and vegetation optical depth retrievals for agricultural drought monitoring[abstract]. American Geophysical Union. 2012 CDROM.
Improving long-term, retrospective precipitation datasets using satellite-based surface soil moisture retrievals and the soil moisture analysis rainfall tool (SMART) Reprint Icon -
Chen, F., Crow, W.T., Holmes, T.R. 2012. Improving long-term, retrospective precipitation datasets using satellite-based surface soil moisture retrievals and the soil moisture analysis rainfall tool (SMART). Journal of Applied Remote Sensing (JARS). 6(1):603-604.
Development of a soil moisture product using aquarius/SAC-D observations -
Jackson, T.J., Bindlish, R., Zhao, T., Holmes, T.R., Cosh, M.H., O'Neill, P.E. 2012. Development of a soil moisture product using aquarius/SAC-D observations[abstract]. International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium. 2012 CDROM.
Large scale evaluation of soil moisture retrievals from passive microwave observations -
Parinussa, R.M., Holmes, T.R., Crow, W.T., De Jeu, R. 2012. Large scale evaluation of soil moisture retrievals from passive microwave observations [abstract]. Meeting Abstract. 2012 CDROM.
An assessment of numerical weather prediction (NWP) models surface soil temperature products using ground-based measurements Reprint Icon -
Holmes, T.R., Jackson, T.J., Reichle, R., Basara, J. 2012. An assessment of numerical weather prediction (NWP) models surface soil temperature products using ground-based measurements. Water Resources Research. DOI: 10.1029/2011WR010538.
Offline land surface temperature assimilation in mumerical weather prediction output -
Holmes, T.R., Crow, W.T. 2012. Offline land surface temperature assimilation in mumerical weather prediction output [abstract]. Meeting Abstract. 2012 CDROM.
The impact of land surface temperature on soil moisture anomaly detection from passive microwave observations Reprint Icon -
Parinussa, R., Holmes, T.R., Crow, W.T. 2011. The impact of land surface temperature on soil moisture anomaly detection from passive microwave observations. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences. 15(10):3135-3151.
An intercomparison of available soil moisture estimates from thermal-infrared and passive microwave remote sensing and land-surface modeling Reprint Icon -
Hain, C.R., Crow, W.T., Mecikalski, J.R., Anderson, M.C., Holmes, T.R. 2011. An intercomparison of available soil moisture estimates from thermal-infrared and passive microwave remote sensing and land-surface modeling. Journal of Geophysical Research Atmospheres. 116:D15107.
Development of a continuous multi-satellite land surface temperature product -
Holmes, T.R., Crow, W.T., Jackson, T.J. 2011. Development of a continuous multi-satellite land surface temperature product [abstract]. Abs. 15. BARC Poster Day.
Soil moisture retrievals from the WindSat spaceborne polarimetric microwave radiometer -
Parinussa, R.M., Holmes, T.R., De Jeu, R.A., Crow, W.T. 2011. Soil moisture retrievals from the WindSat spaceborne polarimetric microwave radiometer [abstract]. Abs. 40. BARC Poster Day.
Why different passive microwave algorithms give different soil moisture retrievals -
Zhan, X., Liu, J., Holmes, T.R., Crow, W.T., Jackson, T.J., Chan, S. 2011. Why different passive microwave algorithms give different soil moisture retrievals. International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium Proceedings. August 1-5, 2011, Sendai, Japan. 2011 CDROM.
Magnitude and variability of land evaporation and its components at the global scale -
Mirales, D., De Jeu, R., Gash, J., Holmes, T.R., Dolman, A.J. 2011. Magnitude and variability of land evaporation and its components at the global scale. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences. 15:967-981.
Global Land-surface Evaporation Estimated from Satellite-based Observations -
Miralles, D.G., Holmes, T.R., DeJeu, R., Gash, J.H., Dolman, A.J., Meesters, A. 2011. Global land-surface evaporation estimated from satellite-based observations. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences. 15:453-459.
Assesment of a soil moisture retrieval with numerical weather prediction model temperature -
All-weather land surface skin temperatures from a combined analysis of microwave and infrared satellite observations -
Jimenez, C., Prigent, C., Holmes, T.R. 2010. All-weather land surface skin temperatures from a combined analysis of microwave and infrared satellite observations [abstract]. Earth Observation for Land-Atmosphere Interaction Science. 2010 CDROM.
A Multi Satellite Temperature Product for the Interpretation of L Band Observations -
Holmes, T.R., Jackson, T.J., Crow, W.T., De Jeu, R. 2010. A multi satellite temperature product for the interpretation of L Band observations [abstract]. 2010 IAHS Remote Sensing and Hydrology Symposium. p. 82.
Assessment of Aquarius/SAC-D Soil Moisture and Land Surface Temperature Using SMOS -
Jackson, T.J., Bindlish, R., Holmes, T.R., Cosh, M.H., Zhao, T., O'Neill, P. 2010. Assessment of Aquarius/SAC-D soil moisture and land surface temperature using SMOS [abstract]. 6th Aquarius/SAC-D Science Workshop. 2010 CDROM.
Global canopy interception from satellite observations -
Miralles, D., Gash, J., Holmes, T.R., De Jeu, R., Dolman, H. 2010. Global canopy interception from satellite observations. Journal of Geophysical Research. 115:D16122.
Soil Moisture Active and Passive Microwave Products: Intercomparison and Evaluation over a Sahelian Site -
Gruhier, C., De Rosnay, P., Hasenhauer, S., Holmes, T.R., De Jeu, R., Kerr, Y., Mougin, E., Njoku, E., Timouk, F., Wagner, W., Zribi, M. 2010. Soil moisture active and passive microwave products: Intercomparison and evaluation over a Sahelian site. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences. 14:141-156.
The Temperature in Microwave Soil Moisture Retrieval -
Holmes, T.R., Jackson, T.J., Reichle, R., Basara, J. 2010. The temperature in microwave soil moisture retrieval [abstract]. Abs. 17. BARC Poster Day.
Soil temperature error propagation in passive microwave retrieval of soil moisture -
Holmes, T.R., Jackson, T.J. 2010. Soil temperature error propagation in passive microwave retrieval of soil moisture. Specialist Meeting on Microwave Remote Sensing. p. 67-70.
Validation of Soil Temperature Dataset against Ground Measurements in Oklahoma -
Holmes, T.R., Jackson, T.J., Reichle, R., Basara, J. 2009. Validation of soil temperature dataset against ground measurements in Oklahoma [abstract]. American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting Supplements. 90(52)H4D-07.
Soil Moisture Retrieval from Aquarius -
Jackson, T.J., Bindlish, R., Cosh, M.H., Holmes, T.R., O'Neill, P. 2009. Soil moisture retrieval from Aquarius [abstract]. Aquarius Science Team Meeting. 2009 CDROM.
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