Publications

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Journal papers

2021

Repeat-pass interferometric speckle
S. Zwieback, F. Meyer
IEEE Trans. Geosci. Remote Sens., in press.

2020

Linking tundra vegetation, snow, soil temperature, and permafrost
I. Gruenberg, E. Wilcox, S. Zwieback, P. Marsh, J. Boike
Biogeosciences, 17(16), 4261–4279, 2020.

Debris cover on thaw slumps and its insulative role in a warming climate
S. Zwieback, J. Boike, P. Marsh, A. Berg
Earth Surf. Process. Landf., doi:10.1002/esp.4919, 2020.

Mapping Retrogressive Thaw Slumps Using Single-Pass TanDEM-X Observations
P. Bernhard, S. Zwieback, S. Leinss, I. Hajnsek
IEEE J. Sel. Topics Appl. Earth Observ., 13, 3263–3280, 2020.

2019

Vegetation–soil moisture coupling from dual-polarization microwave radiometry using regularization.
S. Zwieback, M. Cosh, P. Starks, D. Bosch, A. Berg
Remote Sens. Environ., 231, 111257, 2019.

Estimating Arctic treeline forest height using TanDEM-X data
S. Antonova, C. Thiel, B. Hofle, K. Anders, V. Helm, S. Zwieback, S. Marx, J. Boike
Remote Sens. Environ., 231, 111251, 2019.

Shrub tundra ecohydrology: Rainfall interception is a major component of the water balance
S. Zwieback, Q. Chang, P. Marsh, A. Berg
Environ. Res. Let., 14, 055005, 2019.

Improving permafrost modeling by assimilating remotely sensed soil moisture data
S. Zwieback, S. Westermann, M. Langer, J. Boike, P. Marsh, A. Berg
Water Resour. Res., 55, 1813-1832, 2019.

Fine-scale SAR soil moisture estimation in the sub-Arctic tundra
S. Zwieback, A. Berg
IEEE Trans. Geosci. Remote Sens., 57(7), 4898-4912, 2019.

Correction to “A Statistical Test of Phase Closure to Detect Influences on DInSAR Deformation Estimates Besides Displacements and Decorrelation Noise: Two Case Studies in High-Latitude Regions”
S. Zwieback, X. Liu, S. Antonova, B. Heim, A. Bartsch, J. Boike, I. Hajnsek
IEEE Trans. Geosci. Remote Sens., 57(1), 623-623, 2019.

2018

Estimating time-variable vegetation biases in the SMAP soil moisture product
S. Zwieback, A. Colliander, M. H. Cosh, J. Martinez-Fernandez, H. McNairn, P. J. Starks, M. Thibeault, A. Berg.
Hydrol. Earth Sys. Sci., 22, 4473-4489, 2018.

Permafrost thaw subsidence in the Lena River Delta, Siberia, measured in situ and estimated from TerraSAR-X interferometry.
S. Antonova, H. Sudhaus, A. Kaab, T. Strozzi, B. Heim, M. Langer, S. Zwieback, N. Bornemann, J. Boike
Remote Sens., 10(4), 494, 2018.

Sorted patterned ground in karst caves: a case study of Ledenica pod Hrušico Cave, Slovenia
J. Obu, J. Kosutnik, P. Overduin, J. Boike, M. Blatnik, S. Zwieback, P. Gostincar, A. Mihevc
Permafr. Periglac. Process., 29, 121–130, 2018.

Sub-seasonal thaw slump mass wasting is not consistently energy limited at the landscape scale
S. Zwieback, S. Kokelj, F. Gunther, J. Boike, G. Grosse, I. Hajnsek.
Cryosphere, 12, 549-564, 2018.

Dependence of C-band backscatter on snow height, air- and ground temperature in Arctic permafrost regions
H. Bergstedt, S. Zwieback, A. Bartsch, M. Leibmann.
Remote Sens., 10, 142, 2018.

Verification of the Virtual Bandwidth SAR Scheme for Centimetric Resolution Subsurface Imaging From Space
A. Edwards-Smith, K. Morrison, S. Zwieback, I. Hajnsek
IEEE Trans. Geosci. Remote Sens., 56(1), 25-34, 2018.

On the potential of Polarimetric SAR Interferometry to characterize the biomass, moisture and structure of agricultural crops at L-, C- and X-Bands
M. Pichierri, I. Hajnsek, S. Zwieback, B. Rabus
Remote Sens. Environ., 204, 596-616, 2018.

2017

Soil moisture estimation using differential radar interferometry: towards separating soil moisture and displacements
S. Zwieback, S. Hensley, I. Hajnsek
IEEE Trans. Geosci. Remote Sens., 55(9), 5069-5083, 2017.

Depth-Resolved Backscatter and Differential Interferometric Radar Imaging of Soil Moisture Profiles: Observations and Models of Subsurface Volume Scattering
S. Zwieback, I. Hajnsek, A. Edwards-Smith, K. Morrison
IEEE J. Sel. Topics Appl. Earth Observ., 10(7), 3281-3296, 2017.

2016

Homogeneity of a global multi-satellite soil moisture climate data record
C.-H. Su, D. Ryu, W. Dorigo, S. Zwieback, A. Gruber, C. Albergel, R. Reichle, W. Wagner
Geophys. Res. Lett., 43(21), 11245-11252, 2016.

A Statistical Test of Phase Closure to Detect Influences on DInSAR Deformation Estimates Besides Displacements and Decorrelation Noise: Two Case Studies in High-Latitude Regions
S. Zwieback, X. Liu, S. Antonova, B. Heim, A. Bartsch, J. Boike, I. Hajnsek
IEEE Trans. Geosci. Remote Sens., 54(9), 5588-5601, 2016.

The Impact of Quadratic Nonlinear Relations between Soil Moisture Products on Uncertainty Estimates from Triple Collocation Analysis and Two Quadratic Extensions
S. Zwieback, C.-H. Su, A. Gruber, W. Dorigo, W. Wagner
J. Hydrometeorol., 17, 1725–1743, 2016.

Influence of vegetation growth on the polarimetric zero-baseline DInSAR phase diversity – implications for deformation studies
S. Zwieback, I. Hajnsek
IEEE Trans. Geosci. Remote Sens., 54(5), 3070-3082, 2016.

Recent advances in (soil moisture) triple collocation analysis
A. Gruber, C.-H. Su, S. Zwieback, W. Crow, W. Dorigo, W. Wagner
Int. J. Appl. Earth. Obs. Geoinf., 45(B), 200-211, 2016.

2015

A Polarimetric First-Order Model of Soil Moisture Effects on the DInSAR Coherence
S. Zwieback, S. Hensley, I. Hajnsek
Remote Sens., 7(6), 7571-7596, 2015.

Assessment of soil moisture effects on L-band radar interferometry
S. Zwieback, S. Hensley, I. Hajnsek
Remote Sens. Environ., 164, 77-89, 2015.

Frozen Soil Detection Based on Advanced Scatterometer Observations and Air Temperature Data as Part of Soil Moisture Retrieval
S. Zwieback, C. Paulik, W. Wagner
Remote Sens., 7(3), 3206-3231, 2015.

Before 2015

Statistical tests for symmetries in polarimetric scattering coherency matrices
S. Zwieback, I. Hajnsek
IEEE Geosci. Remote Sens. Lett., 11(1), 308-312, 2014.

Characterizing coarse-scale representativeness of in-situ soil moisture measurements from the International Soil Moisture Network
A. Gruber, W. Dorigo, S. Zwieback, A. Xaver, W. Wagner
Vadose Zone J., 12(2), 2013.

Estimation of the temporal autocorrelation structure by the collocation technique with emphasis on soil moisture studies
S. Zwieback, W. Dorigo, W. Wagner
Hydrolog. Sci. J., 58(8), 1729-1747, 2013.

Probabilistic fusion of Ku and C band scatterometer data for determining the freeze/thaw state
S. Zwieback, A. Bartsch, T. Melzer, W. Wagner
IEEE Trans. Geosci. Remote Sens., 50(7), 2583-2594, 2012.

Structural and statistical properties of the collocation technique for error characterization
S. Zwieback, K. Scipal, W. Dorigo, W. Wagner
Nonlin. Processes Geophys., 19(1), 69-80, 2012.