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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Thomas Holmes
Research Physical Scientist


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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