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Dr. Carsten Montzka

Dr. Carsten Montzka

Areas of interest:

Passive microwave remote sensing for surface soil moisture estimation, hydrological modeling, data assimilation, radiometer-radar data fusion, multispectral remote sensing

Journal publications:

Rudolph, S., J. van der Kruk, Ch. von Hebel, M. Ali, M. Herbst, C. Montzka, S. Pätzold, D.A. Robinson, H. Vereecken and L. Weihermüller (2015): Linking satellite derived LAI patterns with subsoil heterogeneity using large-scale ground-based electromagnetic induction measurements. Geoderma 241-242, 262-271. DOI: 10.1016/j.geoderma.2014.11.015
Rötzer, K., C. Montzka, H. Bogena, W. Wagner, Y.H. Kerr, R. Kidd and H. Vereecken (2014): Catchment scale validation of SMOS and ASCAT soil moisture products using hydrological modeling and temporal stability analysis. Journal of Hydrology 519, 934 - 946. DOI: 10.1016/j.jhydrol.2014.07.065
Han, X., H.-J Hendricks Franssen, C. Montzka and H. Vereecken (2014): Joint Soil Moisture and Soil Properties Estimation in the Community Land Model with Remotely Sensed Brightness Temperature. Special Section on Patterns in Soil-Vegetation-Atmosphere Systems: Monitoring, Modelling and Data Assimilation, Water Resources Research 50, 6081 - 6105. DOI:10.1002/2013WR014586
Baatz, R., H. Bogena, H.-J. Hendricks Franssen, J.A. Huisman, W. Qu, C. Montzka and H. Vereecken (2014): Calibration of a catchment scale cosmic-ray probe network: A comparison of three parameterization methods. Journal of Hydrology 516, 231 - 244. DOI:10.1016/j.jhydrol.2014.02.026
Vereecken, H., J. A. Huisman, Y. Pachepsky, C. Montzka, J. van der Kruk, H. Bogena, L. Weihermüller, M. Herbst, G. Martinez and J. Vanderborght (2014): On the spatio-temporal dynamics of soil moisture at the field scale. Journal of Hydrology 516, 76 - 96. DOI: 10.1016/j.jhydrol.2013.11.061
Hasan, S., C. Montzka, C. Rüdiger, M. Ali, H. Bogena and H. Vereecken (2014): Soil moisture retrieval from airborne L-band passive microwave using high resolution multispectral data. ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing 91, 59 - 71. DOI:10.1016/j.isprsjprs.2014.02.005
Montzka, C., J. P. Grant, H. Moradkhani, H.-J. Hendricks-Franssen, L. Weihermüller, M. Drusch and H. Vereecken (2013): Estimation of radiative transfer parameters from L-band passive microwave brightness temperatures using advanced data assimilation. Vadose Zone Journal, Special Section on Remote Sensing of Vadose Zone Hydrology 12(3). DOI:10.2136/vzj2012.0040
Mohanty, B. P., M. Cosh, V. Lakshmi and C. Montzka (2013): Remote Sensing for Vadose Zone Hydrology—A Synthesis from the Vantage Point. Vadose Zone Journal, Special Section on Remote Sensing of Vadose Zone Hydrology 12(3). DOI:10.2136/vzj2013.07.0128
Han, X., H.-J. Hendricks Franssen, X. Li, Y. Zhang, C. Montzka and H. Vereecken (2013): Joint Assimilation of Surface Temperature and L-band Microwave Brightness Temperature in Land Data Assimilation. Vadose Zone Journal, Special Section on Remote Sensing of Vadose Zone Hydrology 12(3). DOI:10.2136/vzj2012.0072
Montzka, C., H. Bogena, L. Weihermüller, F. Jonard, C. Bouzinac, J. Kainulainen, J. E. Balling, A. Loew, J. T. dall’Amico, E. Rouhe, J. Vanderborght and H. Vereecken (2013): Brightness temperature and soil moisture validation at different scales during the SMOS Validation Campaign in the Rur and Erft catchments, Germany. IEEE Transactions on Geosciences and Remote Sensing 51 (3), 1728 - 1743, DOI: 10.1109/TGRS.2012.2206031
Zhao, L., K. Yang, J. Qin, Y. Chen, W. Tang, C. Montzka, H. Wu, C. Lin, M. Han, and H. Vereecken (2013): Spatiotemporal analysis of soil moisture observations within a Tibetan mesoscale area and its implication to regional soil moisture measurements. Journal of Hydrology 482, 92 - 104. DOI:10.1016/j.jhydrol.2012.12.033
Montzka, C., V. R. N. Pauwels, H.-J. Hendricks Franssen, X. Han and H. Vereecken (2012): Multivariate and multiscale data assimilation in terrestrial systems: A review. Sensors 12(12), 16291-16333. DOI:10.3390/s121216291
Vereecken, H., L. Weihermüller, F. Jonard, and C. Montzka (2012): Characterization of crop canopies and water stress related phenomena using microwave methods: A review. Vadose Zone Journal 11(2). DOI: 10.2136/vzj2011.0138ra
Han, X., X. Li, H.-J. Hendricks Franssen, H. Vereecken and C. Montzka (2012): Spatial horizontal correlation characteristics in the land data assimilation of soil moisture. Hydrology and Earth System Science (HESS), 16, 1349-1363. DOI:10.5194/hess-16-1349-2012
Montzka, C., H. Moradkhani, L. Weihermüller, H.-J. Hendricks Franssen, M. Canty and H. Vereecken (2011): Hydraulic Parameter Estimation by Remotely-Sensed Top Soil Moisture Observations with the Particle Filter. Journal of Hydrology 399, 410 - 421. DOI:10.1016/j.jhydrol.2011.01.020
Montzka, C., M. Canty, P. Kreins, R. Kunkel, G. Menz, H. Vereecken and F. Wendland (2008): Multispectral remotely sensed data in modelling the annual variability of nitrate concentrations in the leachate. Environmental Modelling and Software 23(8), 1070 - 1081. DOI:10.1016/j.envsoft.2007.11.010
Montzka, C., M. Canty, R. Kunkel, G. Menz, H. Vereecken and F. Wendland (2008): Modelling the water balance of a mesoscale catchment basin using remotely sensed land cover data. Journal of Hydrology 353, 322 – 334. DOI:10.1016/j.jhydrol.2008.02.018
Bogena, H., R. Kunkel, C. Montzka and F. Wendland (2005): Uncertainties in the simulation of groundwater recharge at different scales. Advances in Geosciences 5, 25 - 30. DOI: 10.5194/adgeo-5-25-2005


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