Lee Z. P., S. Shang, L. Qi, J. Yan, and G. Lin. A semi-analytical scheme to estimate Secchi-disk depth from Landsat-8 measurements. Remote Sensing of Environment, 177, 101–106 [view PDF]

Lee Z. P., and S. Shang (2016). Visibility: how applicable is the century-old Koschmieder model? Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, 73, 4573-4581 [view PDF]

Lee Z. P., S. Shang, L. Gong, J. Chen, and D. Doxaran (2016). On the modeling of hyperspectral remote-sensing reflectance of high-sediment-load waters in the visible to shortwave-infrared domain. Applied Optics, 55(7):1738 [view PDF

Wei J., Z. P. Lee, M. Ondrusek, A. Mannino, M. Tzortziou, and R. Armstrong (2016). Spectral slopes of the absorption coefficient of colored dissolved and detrital material inverted from UV-visible remote sensing reflectance. Journal of Geophysical Research, 121, doi:10.1002/2015JC011415 [view PDF] [data]

Wei J., Z. P. Lee, and S. Shang (2016). A system to measure the data quality of spectral remote sensing reflectance of aquatic environments. Journal of Geophysical Research, 121, doi:10.1002/2016JC012126 [view PDF]

Wang G., Z. P. Lee, D. R. Mishra, and R. Ma (2016). Retrieving absorption coefficients of multiple phytoplankton pigments from hyperspectral remote sensing reflectance measured over cyanobacteria bloom waters. Limnology and Oceanography: methods, 14, 432-447

Lin J., Z. P. Lee, M. Ondrusek, and M. Kahru (2016). Attenuation coefficient of usable solar radiation of the global oceans. Journal of Geophysical Research, doi:10.1002/2015JC011528

Lin, J., Z. P. Lee, M. Ondrusek, and K. Du (2016), Remote sensing of normalized diffuse attenuation coefficient of downwelling irradiance, J. Geophys. Res., 121(9), 6717-6730, doi:10.1002/2016JC011895


Lee Z. P., Shang, S., Hu, C., Du, K., Weidemann, A., Hou, W., … & Lin, G. (2015). Secchi disk depth: A new theory and mechanistic model for underwater visibility. Remote Sensing of Environment, 169, 139-149. [View PDF]

Lee Z. P., J. Wei, K. Voss, M. Lewis, A. Bricaud, Y. Huot (2015). Hyperspectral absorption coefficient of “pure” seawater in the 350-550 nm range inverted from remote-sensing reflectance. Applied Optics, 54(3), 546-558  [View PDF]

Lee Z. P., J. Marra, and M. J. Perry, M. Kahru (2015). Estimating oceanic primary productivity from ocean color remote sensing: a strategic assessment. Journal of Marine System, 149, 50-59  [View PDF]

Wei J., and Z. P. Lee (2015). Retrieval of phytoplankton and color detrital matter coefficients with remote sensing reflectance in an ultraviolet band. Applied Optics, 54(4), 636-649  [View PDF]

Wei J. , Z. P. Lee, M. Lewis, N. Pahlevan, M. Ondrusek, and R. Armstrong (2015). Radiance transmittance measured at the ocean surface. Optics Express, 23(9), 11826-11837  [View PDF]



Lee Z. P., S. Shang, K. Du, J. Wei, and R. B. Arnone (2014). Usable solar radiation and its attenuation in the upper water column. Journal of Geophysical Research, doi:10.1002/2013JC009507  [View PDF]

Pahlevan N., Z. P. Lee, J. Wei, C. Schaff, J. R. Schott, and A. Berk (2014). On-orbit radiometric characterization of OLI (Landsat-8) for applications in aquatic remote sensing. Remote Sensing of Environment, 154, 272-284

Wei J., M. R. Lewis, R. Van Dommelen, C. J. Zappa, and M. S. Twardowski (2014). Wave-induced light field fluctuations in measured irradiance depth profiles: a wavelet analysis. Journal of Geophysical Research, 119(2), doi: 10.1002/2013JC009572  [View PDF]

Pahlevan N., Z. P. Lee, C. Hu, and J. R. Schott (2014). Diurnal remote sensing of coastal/oceanic waters: a radiometric analysis for Geostationary Coastal and Air Pollution Events. Applied Optics, 53(4), 648-665 [view PDF]



Lee Z. P., C. Hu, S. Shang, K. Du, M. Lewis, R. Arnone, and R. Brewin (2013). Penetration of UV-visible solar radiation in the global oceans: insights from ocean color remote sensing. Journal of Geophysical Research, doi: 10.1002/jgrc.20308  [View PDF]

Wei J., and Z. P. Lee (2013). Model of the attenuation coefficient of daily photosynthetically available radiation in the upper ocean. Methods in Oceanography, 8, 56-74  [View PDF]

Lee Z. P., N. Pahlevan, Y.-H. Ahn, S. Greb, and D. O’Donnell (2012). Robust approach to directly measuring water-leaving radiance in the field. Applied Optics, 52(8), 1693-1701  [View PDF]

Hu C., L. Feng, and Z. P. Lee (2013). Uncertainties of SeaWiFS and MODIS remote sensing reflectance: implications from clear water measurements. Remote Sensing of Environment, 133, 168-182 [view PDF]