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  • A Terrestrial Surface Climate Data Record for Global Change Studies, Myneni, PI, NOAA-UMDCP, 06-2009 to 05-2012.

  • A Synergistic Study for Lidar and Passive Optical Remote Sensing of Forest Horizontal Structure in Support of DESDnyI Mission. Myneni, PI, Knyazikhin, co-I, NASA-TE, 05-2008 to 04-2012.

  • Global Products of Leaf Area Index and Fraction Vegetation Absorbed PAR from the Terra/Aqua MODIS and NPP VIIRS Sensors. Myneni, PI, and Knyazikhin, Co-I, NASA-EOS, 09-2007 to 12-2011.

  • Global Products of Leaf Area Index and Fraction Vegetation Absorbed PAR from the MODIS Sensors Onboard Terra and Aqua: EOS Algorithm Refinement Proposal. Myneni, PI, Knyazikhin, co-I, NASA-MODIS, 03-2004 to 03-2008.

  • Forest Woody Biomass Estimates of North American from Synergistic Analysis of MODIS and JERS Data in Support of the North American Carbon Program. Saatchi, PI, Myneni and Knyazikhin, Co-Is, NASA-TE, 06-2004 to 05-2008.

  • Using EOS Data to Characterize Impacts of Land Use/Cover Change on Surface Hydrological Processes in Climate Models. Dickinson, PI, Myneni, co-I, NASA-IDS, 01-2004 to 12-2006.

  • Assessment of NPP VIIRS Land Biophysical EDRs (Vegetation Index, Albedo and Land Surface Temperature) for NASA's Global Change Research. Privette, PI, Myneni and Knyazikhin, co-Is, NASA-NPP, 02-2004 to 05-2008.

  • Look-Up-Table Based Approach for the Estimation of Global Leaf Area Index and Fraction of Absorbed PAR from MISR Data, Myneni, PI, Knyazikhin, co-I, NASA-JPL, 03-2004 to 08-2006.

  • Linking Multi-scale Remotely Sensed Data, Field Observations and Biogeochemistry Models to Evaluate Changes in the Terrestrial Ecosystems of China. Tian, PI, Myneni and Knyazikhin, co-Is, NASA-IDS, 07-2004 to 05-2008.

  • Integration of Atmospheric and Satellite Data for Modeling Biogenic Carbon Emissions and the Terrestrial Carbon Cycle. Potter, PI, Myneni, co-I, NASA-IDS, 01-2004 to 12-2006.

  • Influence of small-scale drop size variability on the estimation of cloud radiative properties, Knyazikhin, PI, NASA-RSP, 01-2004 to 12-2006.

  • Using EOS Data to Characterize Impacts of Land Use/Cover Change on Surface Hydrological Processes in Climate Models. Dickinson, PI, Myneni and Knyazikhin, co-Is, NASA-IDS, 01-2004 to 12-2006.

  • The Greening Earth: Proposal for Monitoring the Pulse of Global Vegetation with Data from Multiple Satellites since 1981 into the 21st Century, Myneni PI, Knyazikhin, co-I, NASA-TE, 02-2003 to 01-2007.

  • Retrieval of Biomass and Structural Information of Forests from Lidar Waveforms Using Time-Dependent Radiative Transfer Theory, Myneni PI, NASA Graduate Study Fellowship to Mrs. S. Kotchenova, 09-2002 to 08-2005.

  • Understanding and Coping with the Effect of 3D Cloud Structure on ARM Data, PI, Knyazikhin, DOE, 07-2002 to 06-2005.

  • A new "cloud mode" for the AERONET, PI, Knyazikhin, NASA, 09-2001 to 08-2004.

  • The Role of Land-Cover Change in High Latitude Ecosystems: Implications for Carbon Budgets in Northern North America, Mcguire, PI, Myneni, co-I, NASA-LCLUC, 09-2001 to 08-2004.

  • A Benchmark Dataset of Multi-dimensional Earth Science Satellite Data for Testing of Learning Algorithms, Myneni, PI, Knyazikhin, co-I, NASA Ames (ISP), 04-2001 to 03-2004.

  • Retrieving LAI and fAPAR from MERIS data with Advanced Algorithms, Myneni, PI, Knyazikhin, co-I, ESA and NASA-TE, 01-2001 to 12-2003.

  • Improving the Representation of Land in Climate Models by Application of EOS Observations, Robert E. Dickinson, PI, Knyazikhin and Myneni, co-Is, NASA-EOSIDS, 01-2001 to 12-2003.

  • Integration of Atmospheric, Laboratory, and Satellite Data to Estimate Biospheric Sources of Oxygenated Organic Compounds , Christopher Potter, PI, Myneni, co-I, NASA-EOSIDS, 09-2000 to 01-2004.

  • Radiative Transfer Based Synergistic MODIS/MISR Algorithm for the Estimation of Global LAI and FPAR, Myneni, PI, Knyazikhin, co-I, NASA, 10-1996 to 12-2003. (Execution Phase).

  • Look-Up-Table Based Approach for the Estimation of Global Leaf Area Index and Fraction of Absorbed PAR from MISR Data, Myneni, PI, Knyazikhin, co-I, JPL, 04-2000 to 12-2003.

  • Multi-Decadal Pathfinder Data Sets of Global Land Biophysical Variables from AVHRR and MODIS and their Use in GCM Studies of Biogeophysics and Biogeochemistry, Myneni, PI, Knyazikhin, co-I, NASA-PDSP, 09-2000 to 08-2002.

  • ENSO and Land Surface Temperature & Global Vegetation Dynamics Observed from an 18 year Satellite Sensed Data Set, Myneni, PI, NASA Graduate Study Fellowship to Mr. L. Zhou, 09-1999 to 08-2002.

  • Biophysical Data Sets to Evaluate Vegetation Response to Snow Cover Feedback on Near Surface Air Temperature, Myneni, PI, NOAA, 09-1997 to 08-2000.

  • Advanced NDVI Data Sets from Fusion of AVHRR and SeaWIFs Data, Myneni, PI, NASA GSFC, 08-1998 to 07-2000.

  • Collection of LAI and FPAR Data Over the TERRA Core Sites, Knyazikhin, PI, Myneni, co-I, NASA GSFC, 09-1999 to 08-2000.

  • Look-Up-Table Based Approach for the Estimation of Global Leaf Area Index and Fraction of Absorbed PAR from MISR Data, Myneni, PI, JPL, 03-1997 to 08-1999.

  • Modelling and Remote Sensing of Radiant Energy Interactions and Physiological Functioning in a Boreal Ecosystem, Myneni, PI, NASA GSFC, 11-1996 to 04-1999.

  • Identification of linked vegetation index and SST anomaly areas and prediction of plant productivity from climate forecasts. Myneni, PI, NASA GSFC, 07/1997 to 06/1998.

  • Radiative Transfer Based Synergistic MODIS/MISR Algorithm for the Estimation of Global LAI and FPAR, Myneni, PI, NASA, 10-1996 to 06-1998 (Definition Phase).




  • Climate and Vegetation Research Group
    Dept. of Geography,Boston University. May-22-2012