Publications

Peer-Reviewed Journal Papers

  1. Elmes A., Alemohammad H., et al. (2020), Accounting for Training Data Error in Machine Learning Applied to Earth Observations, Remote Sensing, 12(6), (link)
  2. Alemohammad S.H., Jagdhuber T., Moghaddam M., Entekhabi D. (2019), Soil and Vegetation Scattering Contributions in L- and P- Band Polarimetric SAR Observations, IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 57(11), 8417-8429 (link).
  3. Gentine P., Massmann A., Lintner B. R., Alemohammad S.H., Fu R., Green J. K., Kenned, D., Vilà-Guerau de Arellano J. (2019), Land–atmosphere interactions in the tropics – a review, Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 23, 4171–4197 (link)
  4. Khazaei B., Khatami S., Alemohammad S.H., Rashidi L., Wu C., Madani K., Kalantari Z., Destouni G., Aghakouchak A. (2019), Climatic or regionally induced by humans? Tracing hydro-climatic and land-use changes to better understand the Lake Urmia tragedy, Journal of Hydrology, 569, 203-217 (link)
  5. Jagdhuber T., Konings A.G., McColl K.A., Alemohammad S.H., Das N. N., Montzka C., Link M, Akbar R.,Entekhabi D. (2019) Physics-Based Modeling of Active and Passive Microwave Covariations Over Vegetated Surfaces, IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 57(2), 788-802 (link).
  6. Alemohammad S.H., Kolassa J., Prigent C., Aires F., Gentine P. (2018), Global Downscaling of Remotely-Sensed Soil Moisture using Neural Networks, Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 22, 5341-5356 (link)
  7. Zhang Y., Joiner J., Alemohammad S.H., Zhou S., Gentine P. (2018), A global spatially Continuous Solar Induced Fluorescence (CSIF) dataset using neural networks, Biogeosciences, 15, 5779-5800 (link)
  8. Giardina F., Konings A.G., Kennedy D., Alemohammad S.H., Oliveira R., Uriarte M., Gentine P. (2018), Tall Amazonian forests are less sensitive to precipitation variability, Nature Geoscience, 11, 405-409. (link)(PDF)(Supplementary Materials).
  9. Gentine P., Alemohammad S.H. (2018), RSIF (Reconstructed Solar Induced Fluorescence): a machine-learning vegetation product based on MODIS surface reflectance to reproduce GOME-2 solar-induced fluorescence, Geophysical Research Letters, 45. (link)(PDF)(code)
  10. Alemohammad S.H., Konings A.G., Jagdhuber T., Moghaddam M., Entekhabi D. (2018), Characterization of Vegetation and Soil Scattering Mechanisms across Different Biomes using P-band SAR Polarimetry., Remote Sensing of Environment, 209, 107-117 (link)(PDF).
  11. Kolassa J., Reichle R.H., Liu Q., Alemohammad S.H., Gentine P., et al. (2018), Estimating surface soil moisture from SMAP observations using a Neural Network technique, Remote Sensing of Environment, 204, 43-59. (link)(PDF)
  12. Alemohammad S.H., Fang B., Konings A.G., Green J.K., Kolassa J., Prigent C., Aires F., Miralles D., Gentine P. (2017), Water, Energy, and Carbon with Artificial Neural Networks (WECANN): A statistically-based estimate of global surface turbulent fluxes using solar-induced fluorescence, Biogeosciences, 14, 4101-4124. (link)(PDF)(Download WECANN retrievals from here)
  13. Green J.K., Konings A.G., Alemohammad S.H., Berry J., Entekhabi D., Kolassa J., Lee J.-E., Gentine P. (2017), Regionally strong feedbacks between the atmosphere and terrestrial biosphere; Nature Geoscience, 10(6), 410-414. (link)(PDF)(Supplementary Materials)    
  14. Kolassa J., Gentine P., Prigent C., Aires F., Alemohammad S.H. (2017), Soil Moisture Retrieval from AMSR-E and ASCAT Microwave Observation Synergy. Part 2: Product Evaluation, Remote Sensing of Environment, 195, 202-217. (link)(PDF)
  15. McColl, K.A., Alemohammad S.H., Akbar R., Konings A.G., Yueh S., Entekhabi D. (2017), The global distribution and dynamics of surface soil moisture, Nature Geoscience, 10(2), 100-104. (link)(PDF)(Supplementary Materials)
  16. McColl K.A., Roy A., Derksen C., Konings A.G., Alemohammad S.H., Entekhabi D. (2016), Triple collocation for binary and categorical variables: application to validating landscape freeze/thaw retrievals, Remote Sensing of Environment, 176, 31-42. (link) (PDF) (code)
  17. Alemohammad S.H., McLaughlin D., Entekhabi D. (2015), Quantifying Precipitation Uncertainty for Land Data Assimilation Applications, Monthly Weather Review, 143(8), 3276-3299. (link) (PDF)
  18. Alemohammad S.H., McColl K.A., Konings A.G., Entekhabi D., Stoffelen A. (2015), Characterization of Precipitation Product Errors across the United States using Multiplicative Triple Collocation, Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 19(8), 3489-3503. (link) (PDF) (code)
  19. Alemohammad S.H., Entekhabi D., McLaughlin D. (2014), Evaluation of Long-Term SSM/I-based Precipitation Records Over Land, Journal of Hydrometeorology, 15(5), 2012-2029. (link) (PDF)
  20. Wojcik R., McLaughlin D., Alemohammad S.H., Entekhabi D. (2014), Ensemble-based Characterization of Uncertain Environmental Features, Advances in Water Resources, 70, 36-50. (link) (PDF)
  21. Alemohammad S.H., Ardakanian R. (2010), Sea Level Rise and Global Warming (A Literature Review), Journal of Civil Engineering Islamic Azad University, 2(1), 26-32, in Persian. (link)

Book Chapters

  1. Nikravesh M., Ardakanian R., Alemohammad S.H., Institutional Capacity Development of Water Resources Management in Iran, in Blokland, M., Alaerts, G., Kaspersma, J., Hare, M. (Eds.), Capacity Development for Improved Water Management, pp. 179-199, CRC Press, 2010 (link).
  2. Alemohammad S.H., Ardakanian R., Karimi A., A Framework for Modeling Probabilistic Uncertainty in Rainfall Scenario Analysis, Advances in Hydro-Science and Engineering, Volume VIII, Nagoya Hydraulic Research Institute for River Basin Management (NHRI), pp.~472-479, Nagoya, Japan, 2008 (link).

Conference Papers

  1. Alemohammad H., Booth K., LandCoverNet: A global benchmark land cover classification training dataset, NeurIPS 2020 Workshop AI for Earth Sciences, Vancouver, Canada, Dec. 2020 (link).
  2. Mohandoss T., Kulkarni A., Northrup D., Mwebaze E., Alemohammad H., Generating Synthetic Multispectral Satellite Imagery from Sentinel-2, NeurIPS 2020 Workshop AI for Earth Sciences, Vancouver, Canada, Dec. 2020 (link).
  3. Kulkarni A., Mohandoss T., Northrup D., Mwebaze E., Alemohammad S.H., Semantic Segmentation of Medium-Resolution Satellite Imagery using Conditional Generative Adversarial Networks , NeurIPS 2020 Workshop AI for Earth Sciences, Vancouver, Canada, Dec. 2020 (link).
  4. Nachmany Y., Alemohammad S.H., Generating a Training Dataset for Land Cover Classification to Advance Global Development, NeurIPS 2018 Workshop on Machine Learning for the Developing World, Montreal, Canada, Dec. 2018 (link).
  5. Alemohammad S.H., Kolassa J., Prigent C., Aires F., Gentine P., Statistical Downscaling of Remotely-Sensed Soil Moisture, 2017 IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS 2017), Fort Worth, TX, USA, Jul. 2017 (link).
  6. Alemohammad S.H., Kolassa J., Prigent C., Aires F., Gentine P., Statistical Retrieval of Surface and Root Zone Soil Moisture using Synergy of Multi-Frequency Remotely-Sensed Observations, 2017 IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS 2017), Fort Worth, TX, USA, Jul. 2017 (link).
  7. Alemohammad S.H., Jagdhuber T., Moghaddam M., Entekhabi D., Decomposing Soil and Vegetation Contributions in Polarimetric L- and P- Band SAR Observations, 2016 IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS 2016), Beijing, China, Jul. 2016 (link).
  8. Alemohammad S.H., Konings A.G., Jagdhuber T., Entekhabi D., Characterizing Vegetation and Soil Parameters across Different Biomes Using Polarimetric P-Band SAR Measurement, 2016 IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS 2016), Beijing, China, Jul. 2016 (link).
  9. Jagdhuber T., Entekhabi D., Hajnsek I., Konings A.G., McColl K.A., Alemohammad S.H., Das N.N., Montzka C., Piles M., Physically-based Retrieval of SMAP Active-Passive Measurements Covariation and Vegetation Structure Parameters, 2016 IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS 2016), Beijing, China, Jul. 2016 (link).
  10. Santi E., Paloscia S., Pettinato S., Entekhabi D., Alemohammad S.H., Konings A.G., Integration of Passive and Active Microwave Data from SMAP, AMSR2 and Sentinel-1 for Soil Moisture Monitoring, 2016 IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS 2016), Beijing, China, Jul. 2016 (link).
  11. Obringer R., Zhang X., Mallick K., Alemohammad S.H., Niyogi D., Assessing Urban Droughts in a Smart City Framework, 2016 Int. Arch. Photogramm. Remote Sens. Spatial Inf. Sci., XLI-B2, 747-751 (ISPRS 2016), Prague, Czech Republic, Jul. 2016 (link).
  12. Jagdhuber T., Entekhabi D., Hajnsek I., Konings A.G., McColl K.A., Alemohammad S.H., Das N.N., Montzka C., Physically-based Active-Passive Modelling and Retrieval for SMAP Soil Moisture Inversion Algorithm, International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium 2015 (IGARSS 2015), Milan, Italy, Jul. 2015 (link).
  13. Alemohammad S.H., Entekhabi D., Merging Satellite Measurements of Rainfall Using Multi-scale Imagery Technique, WCRP Open Science Conference, Denver, CO, USA, Oct. 2011 (link).

Conference Abstracts

  1. Alemohammad S.H., Earth Observations and Cloud Technology for Improved Agricultural Decision Making (Invited), 2018 AGU Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, USA, Dec. 2018.
  2. Alemohammad S.H., Open Source Geospatial Platform to Tackle Environmental and Development Challenges, 2018 AGU Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, USA, Dec. 2018.
  3. Gentine P., Alemohammad S.H., Zhang Y., Reconstructed Solar-induced Fluorescence - a machine learning approach to vegetation productivity, 2018 AGU Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, USA, Dec. 2018.
  4. Alemohammad S.H., Kolassa J., Prigent C., Aires F., Gentine P., Downscaling Remotely-Sensed Soil Moisture Estimates using Machine Learning Techniques, 16th Conference on Artificial Intelligence and its Applications to the Environmental Sciences, Baltimore, MD, USA, Jul. 2017.
  5. Alemohammad S.H., Kolassa J., Prigent C., Aires F., Gentine P.,Neural Network Based Retrieval of Surface and Root Zone Soil Moisture using Multi-Frequency Remotely Sensed Observations, 2017 EGU General Assembly, Vienna, Austria, Apr. 2017.
  6. Gentine P., Fang B., Green J., Konings A.G., Alemohammad S.H., Kolassa J., Prigent C., Aires F., Retrieval of Surface Fluxes and Evaporation Partitioning Using Solar Induced Fluorescence, Remote Sensing of Fluorescence, Photosynthesis and Vegetation Status Workshop, Frascati, Italy, Jan. 2017.
  7. Alemohammad S.H., Gentine P., Kolassa J., Prigent C., Aires F., Neural Network Based Retrieval of Root Zone Soil Moisture using Synergy of L- and X-Band Remotely Sensed Observations, 2016 AGU Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, USA, Dec. 2016.
  8. Gentine P., Alemohammad S.H., Fang B., Green J., Konings A.G., Kolassa J., Prigent C., Aires F., Remote-sensing Estimates of Evapotranspiration, its partitioning and Gross Primary Productivity using Solar-Induced Fluorescence and Vegetation Optical Depth, 2016 AGU Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, USA, Dec. 2016.
  9. Entekhabi D., McColl K.A., Alemohammad S.H., Akbar R., Konings A.G., Yueh S., Fraction of the global water cycle observed by SMAP, 2016 AGU Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, USA, Dec. 2016.
  10. Green J., Konings A., Alemohammad S.H., Berry J.A., Entekhabi D., Kolassa J., Lee J.-E., Gentine P., Hotspots of terrestrial biosphere-atmosphere feedbacks, 2016 AGU Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, USA, Dec. 2016.
  11. Kolassa J., Reichle R.H., Gentine P., Alemohammad S.H., Prigent C., Aires F., Draper C.S., Liu Q., Bias correction in SMAP soil moisture assimilation using a neural network approach, 2016 AGU Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, USA, Dec. 2016.
  12. Zarghami M., Alemohammad S.H., Islam S., Can Water Diplomacy Enable a New Future for the Urmia Lake?, 2016 Nairobi Conference on Earth System Governance on Confronting Complexity and Inequality, Nairobi, Kenya, Dec. 2016.
  13. Alemohammad S.H., Gentine P., Kolassa J., Prigent C., Aires F., Statistical Retrieval of Root Zone Soil Moisture using Synergy of Multiple-Frequency Remote Sensing Observations, 3rd International Soil Moisture Validation and Application Workshop, New York, NY, Sep. 2016.
  14. Alemohammad S.H., McColl K.A., Konings A.G., Entekhabi D., Spatio-Temporal Error Characterization of Geophysical Variables Using Collocation Methods, Joint Statistical Meetings 2016, Chicago, IL, USA, Aug. 2016 (link).
  15. Green J., Gentine P., Konings A., Alemohammad S.H., Kolassa J., Observations of Land-Atmosphere Interactions using Satellite Data, 2016 EGU General Assembly, Vienna, Austria, Apr. 2016 (link).
  16. Alemohammad S.H., Konings A.G., Jagdhuber T., Entekhabi D., Retrieving Vegetation Parameters and Soil Reflection Coefficients with P-band SAR Polarimetry, 2015 AGU Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, USA, Dec. 2015 (link).
  17. Konings A.G., Gruber A., McColl K.A., Alemohammad S.H., Entekhabi D., Validation of Large-Scale Geophysical Estimates Using In Situ Measurements with Representativeness Error, 2015 AGU Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, USA, Dec. 2015 (link).
  18. Alemohammad S.H., Konings A.G., Jagdhuber T., Entekhabi D., Retrieving Vegetation and Soil Parameters from Active Polarimetric P-band Observations, International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium 2015 (IGARSS 2015), Milan, Italy, Jul. 2015.
  19. McColl K.A., Roy A., Derksen C., Konings A.G., Alemohammad S.H., Entekhabi D., Triple Collocation for Categorical Target Variables: Application to Validating Landscape Freeze/Thaw Classification, International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium 2015 (IGARSS 2015), Milan, Italy, Jul. 2015.
  20. Alemohammad S.H., McColl K.A., Konings A.G., Entekhabi D., Stoffelen A., Characterizing Precipitation Product Errors across the United States using Triple Collocation, 20th Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography, 95th AMS Annual Meeting, Phoenix, AZ, USA, Jan. 2015.
  21. Alemohammad S.H., McLaughlin D., Entekhabi D., Characterizing Precipitation Forcing Uncertainty in Land Data Assimilation Using an Ensemble-Based Bayesian Approach, 2014 AGU Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, USA, Dec. 2014 (link).
  22. Konings A.G., McColl K.A., Alemohammad S.H., Entekhabi D., Error Characterization of Similar Products: Triple Collocation with Correlated Errors, 2014 AGU Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, USA, Dec. 2014 (link).
  23. Alemohammad S.H., McLaughlin D., Entekhabi D., Quantifying Uncertain Remotely-Sensed Rainfall Estimates using an Ensemble-Based Bayesian Approach, Joint Statistical Meetings 2014, Boston, MA, USA, Aug. 2014.
  24. Alemohammad S.H., Quantifying Uncertain Remotely-Sensed Rainfall Estimates using an Ensemble-Based Bayesian Approach, 12th JCSDA Technical Review Meeting & Science Workshop on Satellite Data Assimilation, College Park, MD, USA, May 2014.
  25. McColl K.A., Konings A.G., Entekhabi D., Piles M., Alemohammad S.H., Vegetation in Water-Limited Environments Prioritizes Photosynthesis over Structural Development when Water is Most Abundant, 2013 AGU Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, USA, Dec. 2013 (link).
  26. Alemohammad S.H., Entekhabi D., McLaughlin D., Evaluation of Long-Term SSM/I-based Precipitation Records, 2012 AGU Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, USA, Dec. 2012 (link).
  27. Wojcik R., McLaughlin D., Alemohammad S.H., Entekhabi D., Ensemble-Based Fusion of Noisy Images, International Conference on Ensemble Methods in Geophysical Sciences, Toulouse, France, Nov. 2012.
  28. Alemohammad S.H., Entekhabi D., McLaughlin D., Constraining Rainfall Replicates on Remote Sensed and In-Situ Measurements, 26th Conference on Hydrology, 92nd AMS Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, USA, Jan. 2012.
  29. Alemohammad S.H., Entekhabi D., McLaughlin D., A Parametric Rainfall Replicate Generation Method, 2011 AGU Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, USA, Dec. 2011 (link).
  30. Alemohammad S.H., Wojcik R., McLaughlin D., Entekhabi D., Likelihood Estimation for Bayesian Assimilation of Remotely Sensed Rainfall Data, 10th International Precipitation Conference, Coimbra, Portugal, Jun. 2010.
  31. Alemohammad S.H., Gharari S., Qanat: An Ancient Invention for Water Management in Iran, Water History Conference, Delft, The Netherlands, Jun. 2010.
  32. Karimpour F., Alemohammad S.H., Water Supply Development in Iran during Recent Drought, The International Conference on Capacity Building in Urban Water Management under Water Scarcity Conditions, Muscat, Oman, Dec. 2009. 
  33. Alemohammad S.H., Ardakanian R., Using GRACE to Investigate the Changes in Land Water Storage, Caspian Sea Basin in Iran as a Case Study, Proc. of AWRA 2009 Annual Water Resources Conference, Seattle, WA, USA, Nov. 2009.
  34. Gharari S., Alemohammad S.H., Bridging Divides for Reusing Wastewater, 5th World Water Forum Campaign Projects, Istanbul, Turkey, March 2009.
  35. Alemohammad S.H., Ardakanian R., Karimi A., Determining a Framework for Modeling Probabilistic Uncertainty in Scenario Analysis, Proc. of AWRA 2008 Annual Water Resources Conference, New Orleans, LA, USA, Nov. 2008.
  36. Ardakanian R., Alemohammad S.H., Global Warming and Caspian Sea Level Fluctuations'', Proc. of International Conference on Water Resources and Climate Change, Muscat, Oman, Nov. 2008.
  37. Ardakanian R, Alemohammad S.H., Correlation between Temperature Increase and Caspian Sea Level, Proc. of 3rd Iran Water Resources Management Conference, Tabriz, Iran, Oct. 2008, in Persian