José A. Sobrino


Category: Professor
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 Curriculum

·Member of ESAC (Earth Science Advisory Commitee) of ESA (European Space Agency).
·Member of EOEP (Earth Observation Envelope Programme), Science Review Committee of ESA.
·Chairperson of Second International Symposium "Recent Advances in Quantitative Remote Sensing" RAQRS.

EDUCATION
· M.S., Physics, University of Valencia, 1986.
· Ph.D., Physics, University of Valencia, 1989.
· University Professor, University of Valencia, 1994.

AREAS OF INTEREST
· Thermal Remote Sensing.
· Temperature and Emissivity Retrieval.
· Land cover dynamic monitoring.
· Synergy between VNIR and TIR data.

 Work & Activities

PUBLICATIONS
Recent International Publications included in the Science Citation Index:
28. M. Romagurea, J.A. Sobrino and F.-S. Olesen (2006): ‘Surface temperature algorithm evaluation for SEVIRI data: in situ sea measurements and comparison with AVHRR retrievals’, International Journal of Remote Sensing. In press.
27. G. Sepulcre-Cantó, P.J. Zarco-Tejada, J.C. Jiménez-Muñoz, J.A. Sobrino, E. de Miguel and F.J. Villalobos (2006): ‘Within-Field Thermal Variability Detection as Function of Water Stress in Olea europaea L. orchard with High-Spatial Remote Sensing Imagery’, Agricultural and Forest Meteorology. In press.
26. J. C. Jiménez-Muñoz and J. A. Sobrino (2005): ‘Error sources on the land surface temperature retrieved from thermal infrared single channel remote sensing data’, International Journal of Remote Sensing. In press.
25. L. Paolini, F. Grings, J. A. Sobrino, J. C. Jiménez Muñoz and H. Karszenbaum (2005): ‘Radiometric correction effects in Landsat multitemporal/multisensor change detection studies’. International Journal of Remote Sensing, In press.
24. Jiménez-Muñoz, J. C., and Sobrino, J. A. (2005): ‘Atmospheric water vapour content retrieval from visible and thermal data in the framework of the DAISEX campaigns’. International Journal of Remote Sensing, 26 (15): 3163-3180.
23. Sobrino, J. A. and Jiménez-Muñoz, J. C. (2005): ‘Land surface temperature retrieval from thermal infrared data: An assessment in the context of the Surface Processes and Ecosystem Changes Through Response Analysis (SPECTRA) mission’. Journal of Geophysical Research, 110(D16103), doi: 10.1029/2004JD005588.
22. M. Gómez, A. Olioso, J. A. Sobrino and F. Jacob (2005): ‘Retrieval of evapotranspiration over the Alpilles test site using POLDER and Thermal Camera data’, Remote Sensing of Environment.
21. J. A. Sobrino, M. Gómez, J.C. Jiménez-Muñoz, A. Olioso and G. Chehbouni (2005): ‘A simple algorithm to estimate evapotranspiration from DAIS data: Application to the DAISEX campaigns’, Journal of Hydrology, Vol. XX, pp. 1-9.
20. J. A. Sobrino and J. C. Jiménez-Muñoz (2005): ‘Land surface temperature retrieval from thermal infrared data: An assessment in the context of the Surface Processes and Ecosystem Changes Through Response Analysis (SPECTRA) mission’, Journal of Geophysical Research.
19. J. A. Sobrino, J. C. Jiménez-Muñoz and W. Verhoef (2005): ‘Canopy directional emissivity: Comparison between models’. Remote Sensing of Environment, 99, 304-314.
18. Sobrino, J. A., Jiménez-Muñoz, J. C. and Paolini, L. (2004): ‘Land surface temperature retrieval from LANDSAT TM 5’, Remote Sensing of Environment, 90: 434-440.
17. Sobrino, J. A., Jiménez-Muñoz, J. C., El-Kharraz, J., Gómez, M., Romaguera, M. and Sòria, G. (2004): ‘Single-channel and two-channel methods for land surface temperature retrieval from DAIS data and its application to the Barrax site’, International Journal of Remote Sensing, 25(1): 215-230.
16. Z.-L. Li, R. Zhang, X. Sun, H. Su, X. Tang, Z. Zhu and J. A. Sobrino (2004): ‘Experimental system for the study of the directional thermal emission of natural surfaces’, International Journal of Remote Sensing 25, no 1, 195-204.
15. J. A. Sobrino, G. Soria and A. J. Prata (2004): ‘Surface temperature retrieval from Along Track Scanning Radiometer 2 data: Algorithms and validation’, Journal of Geophysical Research.
14. J. Cuenca and J. A. Sobrino (2004): ‘Experimental measurements for studying angular and spectral variation of thermal infrared emissivity’, Applied Optics, Vol. 43.
13. J. A. Sobrino and M. Romaguera (2004): ‘Land surface temperature retrieval from MSG-SEVIRI data’. Remote Sensing of Environment, 92, 247-254.
12. J.A.Sobrino, J.El Kharraz and Z.L Li (2003): ‘Surface Temperature and water vapor retrieval from MODIS Data’, International Journal of Remote Sensing V.24, nº24.
11. Jiménez-Muñoz, J. C. and Sobrino, J. A. (2003): ‘A generalized single-channel method for retrieving land surface temperature from remote sensing data’, Journal of Geophysical Research, 108(D22), doi: 10.1029/2003JD003480.
10. Sobrino, J. A., Jiménez-Muñoz, J. C., Labed-Nachbrand, J. and Nerry, F. (2002): ‘Surface Emissivity Retrieval From DAIS Data’, Journal of Geophysical Research, 107.
9. Sobrino, J. A., Raissouni, N., Jiménez-Muñoz, J. C. and Sòria, G. (2002): ‘A Simplified Method for Estimating the Total Water Vapour Content Over Sea Surfaces Using NOAA-AVHRR Channels 4 and 5’, IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 40(2).
8. H. Oudrari, S. N. Goward, K. P. Czajkowski, S. N, J. A. Sobrino and E. Vermote (2002): ‘Land Surface Temperature estimation from AVHRR Thermal infrared measurements: An assessment for the AVHRR Land Pathfinder II data set’, Remote Sensing of Environment.
7. E. Hurtado and J. A. Sobrino (2001): ‘Daily net radiation estimated from air temperature and NOAA-AVHRR data: a case study of The Iberian Peninsula’, International Journal of remote Sensing, 22, no 8, 1521-1533.
6. J. A. Sobrino, N. Raissouni and Zhao-Liang Li (2001): ‘A comparative study of Land Surface emissivity retrieval from NOAA data’, Remote Sensing of Environment, 75.
5. J. A. Sobrino and N. Raissouni (2000): ‘Toward Remote Sensing methods for land cover dynamic monitoring. Application to Morocco’, International Journal of remote Sensing.
4. J. A. Sobrino and M. H. El Kharraz (1999): ‘Combining afternoon and morning NOAA satellites for Thermal inertia estimation: 1. Algorithm and its testing with Hydrologic Atmospheric Pilot Experiment- Sahel data’, Journal of Geophysical Research, 104, D8, 9445-9454.
3. J. A. Sobrino and M. H. El Kharraz (1999): ‘Combining afternoon and morning NOAA satellites for Thermal inertia estimation: 2. Methodology and Application’, Journal of Geophysical Research 104, D8, 9455-9466.
2. J. A. Sobrino, N. Raissouni, J. Simarro, F. Nerry and F. Petitcolin (1999): ‘Atmospheric Water vapor content over land surfaces derived from The AVHRR Data. Application to the Iberian Peninsula’, IEEE Transactions and Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 37.
1. J. A. Sobrino and J. Cuenca (1999): ‘Angular variation of thermal infrared emissivity for some natural surfaces from experimental measurements’, Applied Optics, Vol. 38, no. 18, 3931-3936.