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Evan Fishbein

  • B.S. Physics, University of Maryland, College Park (1977)
  • M.S. Geophysics and Space Physics, University of California at Los Angeles (1981)
  • Ph.D. Geophysics and Space Physics, University of California at Los Angeles (1988)


The Atmospheric Infrared Sounder, AIRS, is an instrument whose goal is to support climate research and improved weather forecasting.

Professional Experience
  • Jet Propulsion Laboratory
    • Senior Member of the Technical Staff, AIRS Atmospheric Science Research (1996-Present)
    • Member of Technical Staff, Microwave Atmospheric Science Element (1990-1996)
    • National Research Council Post-Doctoral Fellow (1988-1990)
  • University of California, Los Angeles, Dept. of Earth and Space Sciences, Post Graduate Researcher (1979-1985)

Selected Awards
  • NASA Group Achievement Award, Suomi NPP Mission Development Team (2012)
  • NASA Group Achievement Award, UARS Microwave Limb Sounder Data Processing/Analysis Team (1993)
  • NASA Group Achievement Award, UARS Microwave Limb Sounder Team (1992)
  • National Research Council Postdoctoral Fellowship (1988)
  • Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Summer Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Fellowship (1981)

Selected Publications
  1. Fishbein, E, C.B. Farmer, S.L. Granger, D.T. Gregorich, M.R. Gunson, S.E. Hannon, M.D. Hofstadter, S.-Y. Lee, S.S. Leroy and L.L. Strow, "Formulation and Validation of Simulated Data for the Atmospheric Infrared Sounder (AIRS)," IEEE Trans, Geos, 314-329, 2002.
  2. Fishbein, E. F., R. E. Cofield, L. Froidevaux, R. F. Jarnot, T. Lungu, W. G. Read, Z. Shippony, J. W. Waters, I. S. Mcdermid, T. L. McGee, U. Singh, M. Gross, A. Hauchecorne, P. Keckhut, M. E. Gelman and R. M. Nagatani, "Validation of UARS Microwave Limb Sounder Temperature and Pressure Measurements," J. Geophys. Res., 101, 9983-10,016, 1996.
  3. Fishbein, E. F., L. S. Elson, L. Froidevaux, G. L. Manney, W. G. Read, J. W. Waters, and R. W. Zurek, "MLS Observations of Stratospheric Waves in Temperature and O3 During the 1992 Southern Winter," Geophys. Res. Lett., 20, 1255-1258, 1993.
  4. Fishbein, E. and R. T. Patterson, "Error, Weighted Maximum, Likelihood (EWML), A New Statistically Based Method to Cluster Quantitative Micropaleontological Data," J. Paleon., 67, 475-486, 1993.
  5. Patterson, R. T. and E. Fishbein, "Re-Examination of the Statistical Methods Used to Determine the Number of Point Counts Needed for Micropaleontological Quantitative Research," J. Paleon., 63, 245-248, 1989.
  6. Allen DR, J.L. Stanford, L.S. Elson , E.F. Fishbein, L. Froidevaux, and J.W. Waters, "The 4-day Wave as Observed from the Upper Atmosphere Research Satellite Microwave Limb Sounder," J. Atmos Sci, 54, 420-434, 1997.
  7. Eluszkiewicz, J. D. Crisp, R. Zurek, L. Elson, E. Fishbein, L. Froidevaux, J. Waters, R. G. Grainger, and A. Lambert, "Residual Circulation in the Stratosphere and Lower Mesosphere as Diagnosed from Microwave Limb Sounder Data," J. Atmos. Sci., 53, 217-240, 1996.
  8. Keckhut, P., M. E. Gelman, J. D. Wild, F. Tissot, A. J. Miller, A. Hauchecorne, M. L. Chanin, E. F. Fishbein, J. Gille, J. M. Russell III, and F. W. Taylor, "Semidiurnal And Diurnal Temperature Tides (30, 55 Km), Climatology and Effect on UARS, Lidar Data Comparisons," J. Geophys. Res., 101, 10,299-10,310, 1996.
  9. Froidevaux, L., W. G. Read, T. A. Lungu, R. E. Cofield, E. F. Fishbein, D. A. Flower, R. F. Jarnot, B. P. Ridenoure, Z. Shippony, J. W. Waters, J. J. Margitan I. S. McDermid, R. A. Stachnik, G. E. Peckham, G. Braathen, T. Deshler, J. Fishman, D. J. Hofmann, and S. J. Oltmans, "Validation of UARS Microwave Limb Sounder Ozone Measurements," J. Geophys. Res., 101, 10,017-10,060, 1996.
  10. Massie, S. T., J. C. Gille, D. P. Edwards, P. L. Bailey, L. V. Lyjak, C. A. Craig, C. P. Cavanaugh, J. L. Mergenthaler, A. E. Roche, "Validation Studies Using Multiwavelength Cryogenic Limb Array Etalon Spectrometer (CLAES) Observations Of Stratospheric Aerosol," J. Geophys. Res., 101, 9757-9773, 1996.
  11. Singh, U. N., P. Keckhut, T. J. Mcgee, M. R. Gross, A. Hauchecorne, E. F. Fishbein, J. W. Waters, J. C. Gille, A. E. Roche, and J. M. Russell III, "Stratospheric Temperature, Measurements by 2 Collocated NDSC Lidars During UARS Validation Campaign," J. Geophys. Res., 101, 10,287-10,297, 1996.
  12. Waters, J. W., W. G. Read, L. Froidevaux, T. A. Lungu, V. S. Perun, R. A. Stachnik, R. F. Jarnot, R. E. Cofield, E. F. Fishbein, D. A. Flower, J. R. Burke, J. C. Hardy, L. L. Nakamura, B. P. Ridenoure, Z. Shippony, and R. P. Thurstans, "Validation of UARS Microwave Limb Sounder ClO Measurements," J. Geophys. Res., 101, 10,091-10,127, 1996.
  13. Wu, D. L., E. F. Fishbein, W. G. Read, J. W. Waters, "Excitation and Evolution of the Quasi, 2, Day Wave Observed in UARS/MLS Temperature," Measurements, J. Atmos. Sci., 53, 728738, 1996.
  14. Canziani, P. O., J. R. Holton, E. Fishbein, and L. Froidevaux, "Equatorial Kelvin Wave Variability During 1992 and 1993," J. Geophys. Res., 100, 5193-5202, 1995.
  15. Clark, F. E., R. T. Patterson, and E. Fishbein, "Distribution of Holocene Benthic Foraminifera from the Tropical Southwest Pacific Ocean," J. Foram. Res., 24, 241-267, 1994.
  16. Massie, S. T., P. L. Bailey, J. C. Gille, E. C. Lee, J. L. Mergenthaler, A. E. Roche, J. B. Kumer, E. F. Fishbein, J. W. Waters, and W. A. Lahoz, "Spectral Signatures Of Polar Stratospheric Clouds And Sulfate Aerosol," J. Atmos. Sci., 51, 3027-3044, 1994.
  17. Ray, E. A., J. R. Holton, E. F. Fishbein, L. Froidevaux, J. W. Waters, "The Tropical Semiannual Oscillations in Temperature and Ozone as Observed by the MLS," J. Atmos. Sci., 51, 3045-3052, 1994.
  18. Manney, G. L., L. Froidevaux, J. W. Waters, L. S. Elson, E. F. Fishbein, R. W. Zurek, R. S. Harwood, W. A. Lahoz, "The Evolution of Ozone Observed by UARS MLS in the 1992 Late Winter Southern Polar Vortex," Geophys. Res. Lett., 20, 1279- 1282, 1993.
  19. Randel, W. J., J. C. Gille, A. E. Roche, J. B. Kumer, J. L. Mergenthaler, J. W. Waters, E. F. Fishbein, W. A. Lahoz, "Stratospheric Transport from the Tropics to Middle Latitudes by Planetary, Wave Mixing," Nature, 365, 533-535, 1993.

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