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Mathias Schreier

  • Diplom (M.Sc), Meteorology, Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich, Germany (2003)
  • Ph.D., Atmospheric Physics, University of Bremen, Germany (2007)


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

The National Polar-Orbiting Operational Environmental Satellite System (NPOESS) Preparatory Project (NPP) mission collects and distributes remotely-sensed land, ocean, and atmospheric data to the meteorological and global climate change communities.

Professional Experience
  • Jet Propulsion Laboratory (2013 – present)
    • Scientist, AIRS Atmospheric Science Group
  • University of California, Los Angeles/Jet Propulsion Laboratory (2009-2013)
    • Research Assistant for Regional Earth System Science and Engineering (JIFRESSE) of UCLA/JPL (2010-2013)
    • Post-Doc within Joint Institute for Regional Earth System Science and Engineering (JIFRESSE) of UCLA/JPL (2009-2010)
  • University of Bremen (2004-2008)
    • Research Assistant within the SeaKLIM-project
  • Meteorological Institute Munich, LMU Munich (2003-2004)
    • Research Assistant

Selected Publications
  1. Schreier, M. M., Kahn, B. H., Sušelj, K., Karlsson, J., Ou, S. C., Yue, Q., and Nasiri, S. L. (2014): Atmospheric parameters in a subtropical cloud regime transition derived by AIRS and MODIS: observed statistical variability compared to ERA-Interim, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 14, 3573-3587, doi:10.5194/acp-14-3573-2014.
  2. Kahn, B. H., Irion, F. W., Dang, V. T., Manning, E. M., Nasiri, S. L., Naud, C. M., Blaisdell, J. M., Schreier, M. M., Yue, Q., Bowman, K. W., Fetzer, E. J., Hulley, G. C., Liou, K. N., Lubin, D., Ou, S. C., Susskind, J., Takano, Y., Tian, B., and Worden, J. R. (2014): The Atmospheric Infrared Sounder version 6 cloud products, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 14, 399-426, doi:10.5194/acp-14-399-2014.
  3. Yue, Q., B. H. Kahn, H. Xiao, M. M. Schreier, E. J. Fetzer, J. Teixeira, and K. Sušelj (2013): Transitions of cloud-topped marine boundary layers characterized by AIRS, MODIS, and a large eddy simulation model, J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 118, 8598–8611, doi:10.1002/jgrd.50676.
  4. Ou, S.S.C., B.H. Kahn, K.N. Liou, Y. Takano, M.M. Schreier, and Q. Yue (2013), Retrieval of Cirrus Cloud Properties from the Atmospheric Infrared Sounder: The k-Coefficent Approach combined with SARTA plus Delta-Four Stream Approximation (2012), IEEE Trans. Geosci. Remote Sens, 51, 1010-1024.
  5. Kahn, B. H., S. L. Nasiri, M. M. Schreier, and B. A. Baum (2011), Impacts of subpixel cloud heterogeneity on infrared thermodynamic phase assessment, J. Geophys. Res., 116, D20201, doi:10.1029/2011JD015774.
  6. Nasiri ,S.L., V.T. Dang, B.H. Kahn, E.J. Fetzer, E.M. Manning, M.M. Schreier, and R.A. Frey (2011): Comparing MODIS and AIRS infrared-based cloud retrievals, J. Appl. Meteorol. Climatol., 50, 1057-1072.
  7. Schreier, M.M., B. H. Kahn, A. Eldering, D. A. Elliot, E. Fishbein, F. W. Irion, and T. S. Pagano (2010): Radiance comparisons of MODIS and AIRS using spatial response information, J. Atmos. Ocean. Tech., 27, 1331-1342, doi: 10.1175/2010jtecha1424.1.
  8. Schreier M., L. Joxe, V. Eyring, H. Bovensmann, and J.P. Burrows (2010): Ship track characteristics derived from geostationary satellite observations on the west coast of southern Africa, Atmos. Res., 95, 1, 32–39, DOI: 10.1016/j.atmosres.2009.08.005.
  9. Kokhanovsky A. A., and M. Schreier (2009):  The determination of snow specific surface area, albedo, and effective grain size using AATSR spaceborne measurements, Int. J. Remote Sens., 30, 919–933.
  10. Kokhanovsky A.A., M. Schreier, and W. von Hoyningen-Huene (2008): The comparison of spectral top-of-atmosphere reflectances measured by AATSR, MERIS, and SCIAMACHY onboard ENVISAT, Geosci. Remote Sens. Lett., 5, 53–56.
  11. Kokhanovsky A. A., T. Nauss, M. Schreier, W. von Hoyningen-Huene, and  J.P. Burrows (2007): The intercomparison of cloud parameters derived using multiple satellite instruments, IEEE Trans. Geosci. Remote Sens., 45, 195–200.
  12. Schreier M., H. Mannstein, V. Eyring,  and H. Bovensmann (2007): Global ship track distribution and radiative forcing from 1-year of AATSR-data, Geophys. Res. Lett., 34, L17814, doi:10.1029/2007GL030664.
  13. Schreier, M. A. A. Kokhanovky, V. Eyring, L. Bugiaro, H. Mannstein, B. Mayer, H. Bovensmann, and J. P. Burrows (2006): Impact of ship emissions on microphysical, optical and radiative properties of marine stratus: A case study, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 6, 4925–4942.
  14. Seefeldner, M., A. Oppenrieder, D. Rabus, J. Reuder, M. Schreier, P. Hoeppe, and P. Koepke (2004): A two-axis tracking system with datalogger, J. Atmos. Ocean. Tech., 21, 975–979.

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