Marco Tedesco Ph.D.

Title: Professor of Earth and Atmospheric Science
Address: The City College, CUNY 140 Street and Convent Ave. Marshak Building RM 927 New York, NY 10031
Phone: (212) 650 5188
Fax: (212) 650 8097
E-Mail: mtedesco@sci.ccny.cuny.edu

Education

2003 — Ph.D, Methods for Environmental Monitoring, University of Potenza, Italy

1999 — M.E., Electronic Engineering, Univeristy of Napoli ‘Federico II’, Italy

Professional Experience

Research Assistant Scientist – University of Maryland at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center

Research Associate Scientist – University of Maryland at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center

Member of Science Team for the AMSR-E mission

Research Interests

Remote sensing, hydrology, cryosphere

Employment

2003-Present: Asst. Prof. at the CCNY

2003-2008: Research Scientist at the University of Maryland at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center

Professional Affiliations

Member of American Geophysical Union

Member of European Geophysical Union

Fellow of the University of Maryland, Baltimore County

Awards

2002 — NASA GSFC PostDoc Award

Publications (Selected)

M. Tedesco, M. Serreze, and X. Fettweis, Diagnosing the extreme surface melt event over southwestern Greenland in 2007, The Cryosphere Discuss., 2, 383-397, 2008

M. Tedesco and J. Miller, Observations and statistical analysis of combined active–passive microwave space-borne data and snow depth at large spatial scales., Remote Sensing of Environment, Volume 111, Issues 2-3, 30 November 2007, Pages 382-397

M. Tedesco and J. Miller, Northern Hemisphere Snow-Covered Area Mapping: Optical Versus Active and Passive Microwave Data, Geoscience Remote Sensing Letters, April 2007 Volume: 4, 221 – 225

M.Tedesco and A. Kokhanovsky, The semi-analytical snow retrieval algorithm and its application to MODIS data, Remote Sensing of Environment, Volume 111, Issues 2-3, 228 – 241, 2007

Tedesco, M., Snowmelt detection over the Greenland ice sheet from SSM/I brightness temperature daily variations, Geophys. Res. Lett., 34, L02504,doi:10.1029/2006GL028466, January 2007

Tedesco, M., W. Abdalati, and H. J. Zwally, (2007),Persistent surface snowmelt over Antarctica (1987–2006) from 19.35 GHz brightness temperatures, Geophys. Res. Lett., 34, L18504, doi:10.1029/2007GL031199