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Dissertations

  • Richard Lindsley, Enhanced-Resolution Processing and Applications of the ASCAT Scatterometer, Ph.D. Dissertation, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, 2015. Advisor: D.Long
  • Craig Stringham, Developments in LFM-CW SAR for UAV operation, Ph.D. Dissertation, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, 2014. Advisor: D. Long
  • Michael I. Duersch, Backprojection for Synthetic Aperture Radar, Ph.D. Dissertation, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, 2013. Advisor: D. Long
  • Keith M. Stuart, Application of SeaWinds Scatterometer Data to the Study of Antarctic Icebergs, Ph.D. Dissertation, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, 2012. Advisor: D. Long
  • Michael P. Owen, Signal Scatterometer Contamination Mitigation, Ph.D. Dissertation, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, 2010. Advisor: D. Long
  • Brent A. Williams, Signal Processing Methods for Ultra High Resolution Scatterometry, Ph.D. Dissertation, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, 2010. Advisor: D. Long
  • Evan C. Zaugg, Generalized Image Formation for Pulsed and LFM-CW Synthetic Aperture Radar, Ph.D. Dissertation, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, 2010. Advisor: D. Long
  • Derek L. Hudson, Improving Accuracy in Microwave Radiometry via Probability and Inverse Problem Theory, Ph.D. Dissertation, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, 2009. Advisor: D. Long
  • Congling Nie, Wind/Rain Backscatter Modeling and Wind/Rain Retrieval for Scatterometer and Synthetic Aperture Radar, Ph.D. Dissertation, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, 2008. Advisor: D. Long
  • Haroon Stephen, Microwave Remote Sensing of Saharan Ergs and Amazon Vegetation, Ph.D. Dissertation, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, 2006. Advisor: D. Long
  • Ivan S. Ashcraft, Microwave Remote Sensing of the Greenland Ice Sheet, Ph.D. Dissertation, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, 2004. Advisor: D. Long
  • Floyd W. Millet, Improving Electromagnetic Bias Estiamtes, Ph.D. Dissertation, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, 2004. Advisor: K. Warnick
  • David W. Draper, Wind Scatterometry with Improvded Ambiguity Selection and Rain Modeling, Ph.D. Dissertation, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, 2003. Advisor: D. Long
  • Peter K. Yoho, Satellite Scatterometers: Calibration using a Ground Station and Statistical Measurement Theory, Ph.D. Dissertation, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, 2003. Advisor: D. Long
  • Douglas L. Thompson, Innovative Radar Interferometry, Ph.D. Dissertation, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, 2001. Advisor: D. Arnold
  • Michael W. Spencer, A Methodology for the Design of Spaceborne Pencil-Beam Scatterometer Systems, Ph.D. Dissertation, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, 2001. Advisor: D. Long
  • Quinn P. Remund, Multisensor Microwave Remote Sensing in the Cryosphere, Ph.D. Dissertation, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, 2000. Advisor: D. Long
  • Paul E. Johnson, Uncertainties in Oceanic Microwave Remote Sensing: the Radar Footprint, the Wind-Backscatter Relationship, and the Measurement Probability Density Function, Ph.D. Dissertation, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, 1999. Advisor: D. Long
  • David S. Early, A Study of the Scatterometer Image Reconstruction Algorithm and Its Application to Polar Ice Studies, Ph.D. Dissertation, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, 1996. Advisor: D. Long
  • Karl Warnick, Differential Forms, Ph.D. Dissertation, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, 1997. Advisor: D. Arnold
  • Ryan Reed, Statistical Properties of the Sea Scattered Radar Return, Ph.D. Dissertation, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, 1996. Advisor: D. Long

Master's Theses

  • John C. Niedfeldt, RapidSCAT Slice Spatial Response Function Contour Parameterization, Master's Thesis, Brigham Young University, Utah, 2016. Advisor: D.Long
  • F. Dayton Minor, Calibration of RapidScat Instrument Drift, Master's Thesis, Brigham Young University, Utah, 2016. Advisor: D.Long
  • David B. Lindell, Arctic Sea Ice Classification and Soil Moisture Estimation Using Microwave Sensors, Master's Thesis, Brigham Young University, Utah, 2016. Advisor: D.Long
  • Nathan M. Madsen, Calibration and Validation of the RapidScat Scatterometer Using Natural Land Targets, Master's Thesis, Brigham Young University, Utah, 2015. Advisor: D.Long
  • Jeffrey R. Blodgett, Analysis, Validation, and Improvement of High-Resolution Wind Estimates from the Advanced Scatterometer (ASCAT), Master's Thesis, Brigham Young University, Utah, 2014. Advisor: D.Long
  • Mark Crockett, Target Motion Estimation Techniques Single-channel SAR, Master's Thesis, Brigham Young University, Utah, 2014. Advisor: D.Long
  • John Barrus, Intercalibration of QuikSCAT and OSCAT Land Backscatter, Master's Thesis, Brigham Young University, Utah, 2013. Advisor: D.Long
  • Benjamin Dilsaver, Experiments with GMTI Radar using MicroDoppler, Master's Thesis, Brigham Young University, Utah, 2013. Advisor: D.Long
  • Joseph W. Winkler, An Investigation into Ground Moving Target Indication (GMTI) Using a Single-Channel Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR), Master's Thesis, Brigham Young University, Utah, 2013. Advisor: D.Long
  • Kevin R. Moon, Investigations of the Dry Snow Zone of the Greenland Ice Sheet Using QuikSCAT, Master's Thesis, Brigham Young University, Utah, 2012. Advisor: D. Long
  • Steven Reeves, Sea Ice Mapping Using Enhanced Resolution Advanced Scatterometer Images, Master's Thesis, Brigham Young University, Utah, 2012. Advisor: D. Long
  • Krya M. Moon, Windowed Factorized Backprojection for Pulsed and LFM-CW Stripmap SAR,, Master's Thesis, Brigham Young University, Utah, 2012. Advisor: D. Long
  • Joshua P. Bradley, Extending the QuikSCAT Data Record with the Oceansat-2 Scatterometer, Master's Thesis, Brigham Young University, Utah, 2012. Advisor: D. Long
  • Weston Jay Hullinger, Mitigation of Sea Ice Contamination in QuikSCAT Wind Retrieval, Master's Thesis, Brigham Young University, Utah, 2012. Advisor: D. Long
  • Justin F. Penner, Development of a Ground-Based High-Resolution 3D-SAR System for Studying the Microwave Scattering Characteristics of Trees, Master's Thesis, Brigham Young University, Utah, 2011. Advisor: D. Long
  • Aaron M. Swan, Multi-year Arctic Sea Ice Classification Using QuikSCAT, Master's Thesis, Brigham Young University, Master's Thesis, Brigham Young University, Utah, 2011. Advisor: D. Long
  • Brian A. Gunn, Scatterometer Image Reconstruction Tuning and Aperture Function Estimation for the Advanced Microwave Scanning Radiometer aboard the Earth Observing System, Master's Thesis, Brigham Young University, Utah, 2010. Advisor: D. Long
  • Stephen J. Preston, Design and Feasibility Testing for a Ground-Based, Three-Dimensional Ultra-High-Resolution, Synthetic Aperture Radar to Image Snowpacks Master's Thesis, Brigham Young University, Utah, 2010. Advisor: D. Long
  • David D. Madsen, Coherent Change Detection for Synthetic Aperture Radar, Master's Thesis, Brigham Young University, Utah, 2010. Advisor: D. Long
  • Faozi Said, An Evaluation of QuikSCAT UHR Wind Product's Effectiveness in Determining Selected Tropical Cyclone Characteristics, Master's Thesis, Brigham Young University, Utah, 2009. Advisor: D. Long Working on a Ph.D.
  • Trevor H. Paulsen, Low Cost/High Prevision Flight Dynamics Estimation Using the Square-Root Unscented Kalman Filter, Master's Thesis, Brigham Young University, Utah, 2009. Advisor: D. Long
  • Matthew Edwards, Design of a Continuous Wave Synthetic Aperture Radar System with Analog Dechirp, Master's Thesis, Brigham Young University, Utah, 2009. Advisor: D. Long
  • Matthew Tolman, A Detailed Look at the Omega-K Algorithm for Processing Synthetic Aperture Radar Data, Master's Thesis, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, 2008. Advisor: D. Long
  • Benjamin Lambert, Monitoring the Antarctic Ice Sheet from space, Master's Thesis, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, 2008. Advisor: D. Long
  • Seth Nielsen, A Wind and Rain Backscatter Model Derived from AMSR and SeaWinds Data Master's Thesis, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, 2007. Advisor: D. Long
  • Ryan Halterman, Observation and Tracking of Tropical Cyclones using Resolution Enhanced Scatterometry, Master's Thesis, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, 2006. Advisor: D. Long
  • Brandon Hicks, Melt Detection and Estimation in Greenland using Tandem SeaWinds and QuikSCAT Scatterometers, Master's Thesis, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, 2006. Advisor: D. Long
  • Jeffrey R. Allen, An Analysis of SeaWinds Simultaneous Wind/Rain Retrieval in Severe Weather Events, Master's Thesis, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, 2005. Advisor: D. Long
  • Clayton Davis, Understanding and Improving Moment Method Scattering Solutions, Master's Thesis, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, 2004. Advisor: K. Warnick
  • Michael I. Duersch, BYU Micro-SAR: A Very Small, Low-Power, LFM-CW Synthetic Aperture Radar, Master's Thesis, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, 2004. Advisor: D. Long
  • Lukas Kunz, A New Method for Melt Detection on Antarctic Ice-Shelves and Scatterometer Calibration Verification, Master's Thesis, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, 2004. Advisor: D. Long
  • Spencer S. Haycock, Frequency Estimation of Linear FM Scatterometer Pulses Received by the SeaWinds Calibration Ground Station, Master's Thesis, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, 2004. Advisor: D. Long
  • David Duncan, Motion Compensation of Interferometric Synthetic Aperture Radar, Master's Thesis, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, 2004. Advisor: D. Long
  • Jeremy Luke, High Resolution Wind Retrieval Using QuikSCAT, Master's Thesis, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, 2003. Advisor: D. Long
  • Hyrum S. Anderson, Polar Sea Ice Mapping for SeaWinds Master's Thesis, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, 2003. Advisor: D. Long
  • Jeremy B. Luke, High Resolution Wind Retrieval for SeaWinds on QuikSCAT Master's Thesis, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, 2003. Advisor: D. Long
  • Ryan L. Smith, Micro Synthetic Aperture Radar Using FM/CW Technology, Master's Thesis, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, 2002. Advisor: D. Arnold
  • Jarom Ballatyne, Using Spaceborne Microwave Sensors to Track Large Antarctic Icebergs, Master's Thesis, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, 2002. Advisor: D. Long
  • Andrew S. Fletcher, An Implementation of Field-Wise Wind Retrieval for SeaWinds on QuikSCAT, Master's Thesis, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, 2001. Advisor: D. Long
  • Arden A. Anderson, Analysis and Usage of the QuikSCAT Calibration Ground Station, Master's Thesis, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, 2000. Advisor: D. Long
  • Richard B. Lundgreen, Method of Motion compensation of YINSAR Data, Master's Thesis, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, 2000. Advisor: D. Arnold
  • Brett T. Walkenhorst, Development of a Radio Telescope Receiver for Research in Radio Frequency Interference Mitigation, Master's Thesis, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, 2000. Advisor: K. Warnick
  • Jonathan L. Waite, Detecting Track Hazards Using an Interferometric Radar, Master's Thesis, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, 2000. Advisor: D. Arnold
  • David A. Zaugg, A Ku-band Altimeter for use in Earth Remote Sensing Applications, Master's Thesis, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, 2000. Advisor: M. Jensen
  • Matt E. Willis, Algebraic Reconstsruction Algorithms for Remote Sensing Image Enhancement, Master's Thesis, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, 2000. Advisor: D. Jeffs
  • Donald E. Crockett, A Ku-band Altimeter for Improved Estimation of Electromagnetic Bias in Radar Altimetry, Master's Thesis, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, 2001. Advisor: D. Arnold
  • Jeffery C. Beard, Railroad Hazard Detection System Using an Interferometric Radar, Master's Thesis, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, 2000. Advisor: D. Arnold
  • Justin D. Smith, Studies to Improve Estimation of the Electromagnetic Bias in Radar Altimetry, Master's Thesis, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, 1999. Advisor: D. Arnold
  • James E.H. Dyal, TRMM Sigma-0 Vegetation Signatures and Other Studies, Master's Thesis, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, 1999. Advisor: D. Long
  • Benjamin E. Barrowes, YSCAT Backscatter Distributions, Master's Thesis, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, 1999. Advisor: D. Long
  • Stephen L. Richards, A Field-Wise Wind Retrival Algorithm for SeaWinds, Master's Thesis, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, 1999. Advisor: D. Long
  • James S. Bates, The Phase Gradient Autofocus Algorithm with Range Dependent Stripmap SAR, Master's Thesis, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, 1998. Advisor: D. Arnold
  • Charles G. Brown, A Field-Wise Wind Retrival Algorithm for the NASA Scatterometer, Master's Thesis, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, 1998. Advisor: D. Long
  • Amy E. Gonzales, An Assessment of the NASA Scatterometer Ambiguity Removal Technique, Master's Thesis, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, 1998. Advisor: D. Long
  • Clarence J. Wilson III, Calibration of and Attitude Error Estimation for a Spaceborne Scatterometer Using Measurements Over Land, Master's Thesis, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, 1998. Advisor: D. Long
  • Adam E. Robertson, Multi-Baseline Interferometric SAR for Iterative Height Estimation, Master's Thesis, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, 1998. Advisor: D. Arnold
  • Thomas W. Karlinsey, The Analysis and Design of a Broadband Constant Beamwidth Reflector Antenna, Master's Thesis, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, 1998. Advisor: M. Jensen
  • Michael D. LeFevre, Modeling and Measurement of Handset Antenna Diversity Performance, Master's Thesis, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, 1997. Advisor: M. Jensen
  • Bruce M. Green, Antenna Diversity for Personal Communications, Master's Thesis, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, 1997. Advisor: M. Jensen
  • Travis E. Oliphant, New Techniques for Wind Scatterometry, Master's Thesis, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, 1996. Advisor: D. Long
  • Andy D. Greenwood, Azimuth Modulation of the Radar Backscatter at Near-Normal Incidence Using a Two-Dimensional Scattering Model, Master's Thesis, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, 1995. Advisor: D. Arnold
  • R. Scott Collier, Dependence of the Normalized Radar Cross Section on Bragg Wavelength: Wind Speed Sensitivity, Master's Thesis, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, 1994. Advisor: D. Long
  • Douglas R. Daum, Application of Enhanced Resolution Imaging to SSM/I Data, Master's Thesis, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, 1994. Advisor: D. Long
  • Warren B. Davis, Enhanced Resolution Imaging from Remotely Sensed Microwave Data, Master's Thesis, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, 1993. Advisor: D. Long
  • Bryan Jarrett, BYU SAR, Master's Thesis, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, 1994. Advisor: D. Arnold
  • Paul Johnson, Backscatter Sensitivity to the Parameters of a Two-Dimensional Scattering Model, Master's Thesis, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, 1994. Advisor: D. Arnold.
  • Gary Skouson, Calibration of Spaceborne Scatterometer Data, Master's Thesis, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, 1993. Advisor: D. Long
  • Peter T. Whiting, Resolution Enhancement of Seasat Scatterometer Data, Master's Thesis, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, 1992. Advisor: D. Long