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Anthony B. Davis
 PhD, Physics, McGill University (1992)
 MS, Physics, University of Montreal (1980)
 BSc, Physics, University Pierre & Marie Curie/Paris VI (1977)
 Remote sensing signal physics applied to the Earth's cloudy atmosphere.
 Constrained 3D cloud shape reconstruction using multipixel/multiangle observations.
 Multispectral 1D and 3D retrievals of cloud and aerosol properties using polarization.
 Cloud probing with multiplescattering/widefieldofview lidar.
 Cloud property retrieval using oxygen Aband spectroscopy.
 Theoretical and computational radiative transfer in spatially complex scenes (3D clouds, cloud/surface systems and/or rough terrain), steadystate or timedependent.
 Radiation energetics for realistic 3D clouds and cloud systems.
 Climate impact of clouds through radiation and hydrology, and their interaction with aerosols.
 Multiscale/fractal and multimoment statistics of nonlinear atmospheric processes using wavelets, emphasizing cloud formation, evolution, and precipitation.
 Sampling issues, such as groundbased stations versus satellite platforms.
 Cloudprocess model validation using remote sensing data.
MISR
The Multiangle Imaging SpectroRadiometer (MISR) instrument provides a unique opportunity for studying the environment and climate of Earth through the acquisition of global multiangle imagery on the daylit side of Earth.
AirMSPI
The Airborne Multiangle SpectroPolarimetric Imager (AirMSPI) instrument flies aboard NASA's ER2 high altitude aircraft.
OCO2  Orbiting Carbon Observatory
The Orbiting Carbon Observatory2 (OCO2) is a mission designed to make precise, timedependent global measurements of atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO_{2}) from an Earth orbiting satellite.
DSCOVR
The Deep Space Climate Observatory (DSCOVR) is a partnership between NASA, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the US Air Force.
Glory
Although it failed at launch, the Glory Science Team was tasked to pursue its research goals with any form of data that approximates what its two instruments, the Aerosol Polarimetric Sensor (APS) and Total Irradiance Monitor (TIM), would have collected.
I3RC
The Intercomparison of 3D Radiation Codes (I3RC) is an ongoing grassroots project in the international atmospheric 3D radiative transfer community focused on creating benchmarks for and verifying their computational models.
 Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, Research Scientist (2009Present)
 UCLA  JIFRESSE, Visiting Research Scientist (2010Present)
 Los Alamos National Laboratory, Guest Scientist, (2009Present)
 Los Alamos National Laboratory, Technical Staff Member, Space & Remote Sensing Group (19982008)
 NASA  Goddard Space Flight Center, Visiting Scientist and contractor (SSAI), Climate & Radiation Branch (19921997)
 Various teaching, outreach and research positions (19781986).
 A. Marshak and A.B. Davis (Eds.), 3D Radiative Transfer in Cloudy Atmosphere, XII+686 pp, Springer, Heidelberg, Germany (2005). [Springer] [Amazon]
 Selected from 72 refereed journal articles and 52 (mostly) peerreviewed contributions to edited volumes:
 A.A. Kokhanovsky, A.B. Davis, B. Cairns, O. Dubovik, O. Hasekamp, I. Sano, S. Mukai, V.V. Rozanov, P. Litvinov, T. Lapyonok, I.S. Kolomiets, Y.A. Oberemok, S. Savenkov, W. Martin, A. Wasilewski, A. Di Noia, F. A. Stap, J. Rietjens, F. Xu, V. Natraj, M. Duan, T. Cheng, and R. Munro, Spacebased remote sensing of aerosols: The multiangle spectropolarimetric frontier, EarthScience Reviews 145, 85116, doi:10.1016/j.earscirev.2015.01.012 (2015). Abstract+PDF
 A.B. Davis and F. Xu, A generalized linear transport model for spatiallycorrelated stochastic media, Journal of Computational and Theoretical Transport 43, 474514, doi:10.1080/23324309.2014.978083 (2014). PDF
 I. Yanovsky and A.B. Davis, Separation of radiances from a cirrus layer and broken cumulus clouds in multispectral images, IEEE Trans. Geosc. and Remote Sens. 53, 22752285, doi: 10.1109/TGRS.2014.2352319 (2015). Abstract+PDF
 I. Langmore, A.B. Davis, and G. Bal, Multipixel retrieval of structural and optical parameters in a 2D scene with a pathrecycling Monte Carlo forward model and a new Bayesian inference engine, IEEE Trans. Geosc. and Remote Sens. 51, 29032919 (2013). PDF
 F. Xu, R.A. West, and A.B. Davis, A hybrid method for polarized radiative transfer computation in a sphericalshell planetary atmosphere, J. Quant. Spectrosc. Rad. Transf. 117, 5970 (2013). PDF
 O.V. Kalashnikova, M.J. Garay, A.B. Davis, D.J. Diner, and J.V. Martonchik, Sensitivity of multiangle photopolarimetery to vertical layering and mixing of absorbing aerosols: Quantifying measurement uncertainties, J. Quant. Spectrosc. Rad. Transf. 112 (Special Issue for NATO ASI), 21492163 (2011). Abstract + PDF
 G. Bal, A.B. Davis, and I. Langmore, A hybrid (MonteCarlo/deterministic) approach for multidimensional radiation transport, J. Comput. Phys. 230, 77237735 (2011). PDF
 A.B. Davis and M.B. MineevWeinstein, Radiation propagation in random media: From positive to negative correlations in highfrequency fluctuations, J. Quant. Spectrosc. Rad. Transf. 112 (Special Issue on "M&C2009"), 632645 (2011). PDF
 F. Xu, A.B. Davis, R.A. West, and L.W. Esposito, Markov Chain formalism for polarized light transfer in planeparallel atmospheres, with numerical comparison to the Monte Carlo method, Optics Express 19, 946967, doi:10.1364/OE.19.000946 (2011) Abstract + PDF
 A.B. Davis and A. Marshak, Solar radiation transport in the cloudy atmosphere: A 3D Perspective on observations and climate impacts, Rep. Prog. Phys. 73, 026801 (70 pp), doi:10.10880344885/73/226801 (2010). [PDF]
 A.B. Davis, I.N. Polonsky, and A. Marshak, Spacetime Green functions for diffusive radiation transport, in application to active and passive cloud probing, in Light Scattering Reviews, Vol. 4, A. Kohkanovsky (Ed.), Springer, Heidelberg (Germany), pp. 169292 (2009). [PDF]
 D. Sornette, A.B. Davis, K. Ide, K.R. Vixie, V. Pisarenko, and J.R. Kamm, An algorithm for validation: Theory and application, Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. 104, 65626567, doi:10.1073/pnas.0611677104 (2007). [PNAS] [esuppl ] [arXiv]
 A.B. Davis, Multiplescattering lidar from both sides of the clouds: Addressing internal structure, J. Geophys. Res. 113, D14S10, doi:10.1029/2007JD009666 (2007). [PDF] [esuppl]
 T. Scholl, K. Pfeilsticker, A.B. Davis, H. Klein Baltink, S. Crewell, U. Löhnert, C. Simmer, J. Meywerk, and M. Quante, Path length distributions for solar photons under cloudy skies: Comparison of measured first and second moments with predictions from classical and anomalous diffusion theories, J. Geophys. Res. 111, D12211, doi:10.1029/2004JD005707 (2006). [PDF]
 R.F. Cahalan, L. Oreopoulos, A. Marshak, K.F. Evans, A.B. Davis, R. Pincus, K. Yetzer, B. Mayer, R. Davies, and I3RC participants, The international Intercomparison of 3D Radiation Codes (I3RC): Bringing together the most advanced radiative transfer tools for cloudy atmospheres, Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc. 86, 12751293 (2005). [PDF]
 I.N. Polonsky, S.P. Love, and A. B. Davis, The WideAngle Imaging Lidar (WAIL) deployment at the ARM Southern Great Plains site: Intercomparison of cloud property retrievals, J. Atmos. and Oceanic Technol. 22, 628648 (2005). [PDF]
 I.N. Polonsky and A.B. Davis, Lateral photon transport in dense scattering and weaklyabsorbing media of finite thickness: Asymptotic analysis of the spacetime Green function, J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 21, 10181025 (2004). [PDF]
 A.B. Davis and A. Marshak, Photon propagation in heterogeneous optical media with spatial correlations: Enhanced meanfreepaths and widerthanexponential freepath distributions, J. Quant. Spectrosc. Rad. Transf 84, 334 (2004). [PDF]
 A.B. Davis and A. Marshak, Spacetime characteristics of light transmitted through dense clouds, A Green function analysis, J. Atmos. Sci. 59, 27142728 (2002). [PDF]
 A.B. Davis, Cloud remote sensing with sidewayslooks: Theory and first results using multispectral thermal imager data, in S.P.I.E. Proceedings Vol. 4725: "Algorithms for Multispectral, Hyperspectral, and Ultraspectral Imagery VIII," S. S. Shen and P. E. Lewis (Eds.), pp. 397405 (2002). [PDF]
 C. von Savigny, A.B. Davis, O. Funk, and K. Pfeilsticker, Timeseries of zenith radiance and surface flux under cloudy skies: Radiative smoothing, optical thickness retrievals and largescale stationarity, Geophys. Res. Lett. 29, 18251828 (2002). [PDF]
 A.B. Davis and A. Marshak, Multiple scattering in clouds: Insights from threedimensional diffusion/P1 theory, Nucl. Sci. Eng. Special Issue 137 (In memoriam G.C. Pomraning), 251280 (2001). [PDF]
 A.B. Davis, R.F. Cahalan, J.D. Spinhirne, M.J. McGill, and S.P. Love, Offbeam lidar: An emerging technique in cloud remote sensing based on radiative Greenfunction theory in the diffusion domain, Phys. Chem. Earth (B) 24, 177185, Erratum 757765 (1999). [PDF]
 A.B. Davis, A. Marshak, H. Gerber, and W.J. Wiscombe, Horizontal structure of marine boundary layer clouds from centimeter to kilometer scales, J. Geophys. Res. 104, 61236144 (1999). [PDF]
 A.B. Davis, A. Marshak, and E.E. Clothiaux, Anisotropic multiresolution analysis in 2D, Application to longrange correlations in cloud mmradar fields, in S.P.I.E. Proceedings, Vol. 3723: "Wavelet Applications VI," H. H. Szu (Ed.), pp. 194207 (1999). [PDF]
 A. Marshak, A. Davis, R. Cahalan, and W. Wiscombe, Nonlocal Independent Pixel Approximation, direct and inverse problems, IEEE Trans. Geosci. Remote Sens. 36, 192205 (1998). [PDF]
 A. Davis and A. Marshak, Lévy kinetics in slab geometry: Scaling of transmission probability, in Fractal Frontiers, M. M. Novak and T. G. Dewey (Eds.), World Scientific, Singapore, pp. 6372 (1997). [PDF]
 A. Davis, A. Marshak, R.F. Cahalan, and W.J. Wiscombe, The Landsat scalebreak in stratocumulus as a threedimensional radiative transfer effect, Implications for cloud remote sensing, J. Atmos. Sci. 54, 241260 (1997). [PDF]
 A. Marshak, A. Davis, W.J. Wiscombe, and R.F. Cahalan, Scaleinvariance of liquid water distributions in marine stratocumulus, Part 2: Multifractal properties and intermittency issues, J. Atmos. Sci. 54, 14231444 (1997). [PDF]
 A. Davis, A. Marshak, W.J. Wiscombe, and R.F. Cahalan, Scaleinvariance of liquid water distributions in marine stratocumulus, Part 1: Spectral properties and stationarity issues, J. Atmos. Sci. 53, 15381558 (1996). [PDF]
 Marshak, A., A. Davis, W. Wiscombe, and R. F. Cahalan, Radiative smoothing in fractal clouds. J. Geophys. Res. 100, 2624726261 (1995). [PDF]
 A. Davis, A. Marshak, W.J. Wiscombe, and R.F. Cahalan, Multifractal characterizations of nonstationarity and intermittency in geophysical fields, observed, retrieved or simulated, J. Geophys. Res. 99, 80558072 (1994). [PDF]
 A. Marshak, A. Davis, R.F. Cahalan, and W.J. Wiscombe, Bounded cascade models as nonstationary multifractals, Phys. Rev. E 49, 5569 (1994). [PDF]
 A. Davis, A. Marshak, and W. Wiscombe, Waveletbased multifractal analysis of nonstationary and/or intermittent geophysical signals, in Wavelets in Geophysics, E. FoufoulaGeorgiou and Kumar (Eds.), Academic Press, San Diego, Ca, pp. 249298 (1994). [Preview on Google Books]
 A. Davis, P. Gabriel, S. Lovejoy, D. Schertzer, and G.L. Austin, Discrete angle radiative transfer  Part III: Numerical results and meteorological applications, J. Geophys. Res. 95, 1172911742 (1990). [PDF]
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