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courtesy of David G. Long."
D.G. Long, "Comparison of SeaWinds Backscatter Imaging Algorithms," IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations, Vol. 10, No. 3, pp. 2214-2231, doi:10.1109/JSTARS.2016.2626966, 2017.
R. Lindsley and D.G. Long, "Enhanced-Resolution Reconstruction of ASCAT Backscatter Measurements," IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, Vol. 54, No. 5, pp. 2589-2601, doi:10.1109/TGRS.2015.2503762, 2016.
D.G. Long, M.R. Drinkwater, B. Holt, S. Saatchi, and C. Bertoia,
"Global Ice and Land Climate Studies Using Scatterometer
Image Data," EOS, Transaction of the American Geophysical
Union, Vol. 82, No. 43, pg. 503, 23 Oct. 2001.
D.S. Early and D.G. Long, "Image Reconstruction and Enhanced
Resolution Imaging from Irregular Samples," IEEE Transactions
on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, Vol. 39, No. 2, pp. 291-302,
D.G. Long and D.L. Daum, "Spatial Resolution Enhancement of SSM/I Data,"
IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, Vol. 36,
No. 2, pp. 407-417, Mar. 1998.
D.G. Long and M.J. Brodzik, "Optimum Image Formation for Spaceborne Microwave Radiometer Products," IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, Vol. 54, No. 5, pp. 2763-2779, doi:10.1109/TGRS.2015.2505677, 2016.
D.G. Long, M.J. Brodzik, and M. Hardman, "Enhanced Resolution SMAP Brightness Temperature Image Products," IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, Vol. 57. No. 7, pp. 4151-4163, doi:10.1109/TGRS.2018.2889427, 2019.