Articles de revue

  • Pardé, M., K. Goïta, A. Royer (2007). Inversion of a passive microwave snow emission model for water equivalent estimation using airborne and satellite data. Remote Sensing of Cryosphere Special Issue of Remote Sensing of Environment, Vol. 111 (2007), p. 346-356.
  • Mialon, A., Royer, A., Fily, M., Picard, G. (2007). Daily microwave derived surface temperature over Canada/Alaska. Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology, Vol. 46, No. 5, 591–604.
  • Bokoye, A. I., A. Royer, P. Cliche, N. O’Neill (2007). Calibration of Sun Radiometer-Based Atmospheric Water Vapor Retrievals Using GPS Meteorology. Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology, AMS, vol. 24, no 6, p. 964-979.
  • Royer, A., F. Nerry and F. Chagnon (2005). « Thermal Indetermination: the Problem of Separation of Emissivity and Temperature », Physics in Canada / La Physique au Canada, septembre/octobre 2005, vol. 61, no 5, p. 291-296.
  • Mialon, A., Royer, A., Fily, M. (2005). Wetland Seasonal Dynamics and Interannual Variability over Northern High Latitudes, derived from Microwave Satellite Data. Journal of Geophysical Research – Atmospheres, vol 110, D1710, doi:10.1029/2004JD005697.
  • Pardé, M., Goïta, K., Royer, A., Vachon, F. (2005). Boreal Forest Transmissivity in the Microwave Domain Using Ground-Based Measurements. IEEE Geosciences and Remote Sensing Letters, vol. 2, no2, 10.1109/LGRS.2004.842469.
  • O'Neill, N. T., K.B. Strawbridge, S. Thulasiraman, J. Zhang, A. Royer, J. Freemantle (2004). Optical coherency of Sunphotometry, sky radiometry and lidar measurements during the early phase of Pacific 2001, Atmospheric Environment, vol. 38, p. 5887-5894.
  • Roy, V., K. Goïta, A. Royer, A.E. Walker, B.E. Goodison. (2004) .Snow Water Equivalent Retrieval in a Canadian Boreal Environment From Microwave Measurements Using the HUT Snow Emission Model. IEEE Trans. on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, vol. 42(9), p. 1850-1859.
  • Payan, V. et A. Royer (2004). Spectral emissivity of northern land cover types derived whit MODIS and ASTER sensors in MWIR and LWIR. Research Note, Canadian Journal of Remote Sensing, vol. 30(2), p. 150-156.
  • Vachon F., A. Royer, M. Aubé, B. Toubbé, N.T. O’Neill and P.M. Teillet (2004), Remote Sensing of Aerosols aver North American Land Surfaces from POLDER and MODIS Measurements, Atmospheric Environment, 38, 3501-3515
  • Langlois, A., A. Royer, E. Fillol, A. Frigon and R. Laprise (2004). Evaluation of the snow cover variation in the Canadian Regional Climate Model (CRCM) over Eastern Canada using passive microwave satellite data. Hydrological Processes, avril 2004, no 18, p. 1127-1138.
  • Payan, V., Royer A. (2004). Analysis of The Temperature Emissivity Separation (TES) algorithm applicability and sensitivity. International Journal of Remote Sensing, janvier 2004, vol. 25, no 1, p. 15-37.
  • Bertrand, C., A. Royer (2004). Aerosol optical depth spatio-temporal characterization over the Canadian optical BOREAS domain. International Journal of Remote Sensing, vol. 25, no 1, p. 1-15.
  • Bokoye, A.I., A. Royer, N.T. O’Neill, P. Cliche, L.J.B. McArthur, P.M Teillet, G. Fedosejevs, J.-M. Thériault (2003). Multi-sensor analysis of integrated atmospheric water vapour over Canada and Arctic. Journal of Geophysical Research, vol. 8, no D15, doi: 10.1029/2002JD002721.
  • Fily, M., A. Royer, K. Goïta and C. Prigent (2003). A simple retrieval method for land surface temperature and fraction of water surface determination from satellite microwave brightness temperatures in sub-arctic areas. Remote Sensing of Environment, vol. 85, no 3, p. 328 -338.

Articles soumis pour publication

  • Roy A., A. Royer and R. Turcotte (2009), Improvement of spring floods simulations with the use of remote sensing snow cover area data in Québec, J. Hydrol., Submitted 10/2009, HYDROL9128.
  • Touré A.M., K. Goïta, A. Royer, E.J. Kim, M. Durand, S.A. Margulis and H. Lu (2009), A case study of using a multi-layered thermo-dynamical snow model for radiance assimilation, J. Water Resources Research, Submitted July 2009, 2009WR008454.
  • Royer A. and S. Poirier (2009). Surface temperature spatial and temporal variations in Northern America from homogenized satellite SSMR-SSM/I microwave measurements and reanalysis for 1979-2008. J. of Geophysical Research, Submitted June 2009, revised 10/2009 (# 2009JD012760R)
  • Langlois, A., Royer A. and Goïta, K. (2009). Linkages between simulated and spaceborne passive microwave brightness temperatures with in-situ measurements of snow and vegetation properties. Can. J. of Remote Sensing, Submitted June 2009, revised 10/2009
  • Royer A., K. Goïta, J. Kohn, D. DeSève (2009). Monitoring Dry, Wet and No- Snow Conditions from Microwave Satellite Observations. IEEE Geos. Remote Sens. Letters, Submitted May 2009.
  • Turcotte R., T.-C. Fortier-Filion, P. Lacombe, V. Fortin, A. Roy et A. Royer (2009). Simulation hydrologiques des derniers jours de la crue printemps : le problème de la neige manquante. Journal des Sciences hydrologiques. Soumis Mai 2009.
  • Langlois, A., Royer, A., Montpetit, B., Picard, G., Brucker, L., Arnaud, L., Goïta, K. and Fily, M. 2009. On the relationship between measured and modeled snow grain morphology using infrared reflectance. Cold Regions Science and Technology, Submitted, February 2009, CRST-S-09-00018.

Comptes rendus de conférences

  • Blanchard Y., A. Royer, N. T. O’Neill and J.-P. Blanchet (2009). Retrieving cloud optical depth and ice particle size using thermal and far infrared radiometry in an Arctic environement. Proc. IGARSS 09, IEEE International Geoscience & Remote Sensing Symposium, Paper #1813, July, Cape Town, Africa, July 12-17, 2009
  • Royer, A. et Lemieux S. (2006). Mapping and Classification of Potential Avalanche Sites in the Chic-Chocs Mountains, Québec, Canada, using Geographic Information Systems. Proceedings of the International Snow Sciences Workshop, October 1-6, 2006, Telluride, Co., USA, p. 411-418.
  • Chokmani, K., Bernier, M., Pâquet, L.-M., Dever, K., Gauthier, Y. and Royer, A. (2006) Snow mapping over Eastern Canada for climate change studies purpose using historical NOAA-AVHRR and SSM/I data. Proceedings of IGARSS 2006 and 27th Canadian Symposium on Remote Sensing, Denver, Colorado, July 31 – August 04, 2006, 3p.
  • Comtois-Boutet, F., Royer, A., Goïta, K., Pardé, M. (2005). Évaluation d'un algorithme de cartographie de l'équivalent en eau de la neige par télédétection dans les micro-ondes passives avec le capteur AMSR-E pour la province de Québec. 12e Congrès AQT, Ville de Saguenay, Québec, Canada, 10-12 May, 2005.
  • Bokoye, A., Royer, A., Goïta, K. (2005). Télédétection spatiale et modélisation de la caractérisation du bilan d’énergie de surface dans les hautes latitudes nord. 12e Congrès AQT, Ville de Saguenay, Québec, Canada, 10-12 May, 2005, 10 p.
  • Mialon, A., Fily, M., Royer, A. (2005). Seasonal Snow Cover Extent Variation From Microwave Remote Sensing Data: Comparison With Existing Datasets. 4th Workshop on Remote Sensing of Land Ice and Snow of the European Association of Remote Sensing Laboratories (EARSeL), University of Bern, Switzerland, 21-23 février 2005. eProceedings of EARSel, 4(2), 215-225.
  • Aubé, M., O’Neill, N. T., Royer, A., Lavoué, D., (2004). A modeling approach for aerosol optical depth analysis during forest fire events. Proc. of SPIE, Atmospheric and Enviro. Remote Sensing Data Processing and Utilization:an End-to-End System Perspective, vol. 5548, p. 417.
  • Fillol, E.J., A. Royer (2003). Variability analysis of the transitory climate regime as defined by the NDVI/Ts relationship derived from NOAA-AVHRR over Canada. IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS), Toulouse, France, 21-25 juillet 2003.
  • Aubé, M., N.T. O’Neill, A. Royer, D. Lavoué (2003). Modeling of aerosol optical depth variability during the 1998 canadian forest fire smoke event. EGS-AGU- EUG Joint Assembly, Nice, France, 7-11 avril 2003.


  • Langlois A., L. Brucker, A. Royer, M. Fily, G. Picard, L. Arnaud, C. Derksen, K. Goïta, A. Walker, P. Cliche, P. Harvey-Collard (2009). Latitudinal variations of snow properties using passive microwave data over North Eastern Canada. IGARSS 09, IEEE International Geoscience & Remote Sensing Symposium, Paper #2137, July, Cape Town, Africa, July 12-17, 2009.
  • Langlois A., A. Royer, B. Montpetit, G. Picard, L. Brucker, L. Arnaud, K. Goïta and M. Fily (2009). Relationship between snow grain morphology and in-situ calibrated near infrared photographs. IGARSS 09, Paper #2140, July, Cape Town, Africa, July 12-17, 2009.
  • Langlois A., L. Brucker, J. Kohn, A. Royer, C. Derksen, P. Cliche, G. Picard, J.-M. Willemet and M. Fily (2009). Regional retrieval of snow water equivalent (SWE) using thermodynamic snow models in Québec, Canada. IGARSS 09, Paper #2130, July, Cape Town, Africa, July 12-17, 2009.
  • Royer A., Langlois, A. and Goïta, K. (2009). AMSR-E passive microwave brightness temperatures for snow properties retrieval compared with in-situ measurements across a boreal forest to taiga transect in Québec, 30th Canadian Symp. On Remote Sensing, Lethbridge, AB, June 22-25 2009.
  • Ayash T., J.-P. Blanchet, Y. Blanchard, A. Royer, N. O'Neill, L. Marchese, F. Châteauneuf, P. Gauthier, J. de Lafontaine and J. Hackett (2009). Thin Ice Cloud in a Far IR Experiment : TICFIRE, CMOS 43rd Congress, Halifax NS, May 31-June 4, 2009.
  • Roy A., A. Royer and R. Turcotte (2009). Spring floods prediction with the use of optical satellite data in Québec, EGU 2009, Presentation 10569, Vienna, Austria, 19-24 April 2009.
  • Langlois A., L. Brucker, A. Royer, P. Harvey-Collard, M. Fily, G. Picard, K. Asmus, A. Walker, K. Goïta, J.-M. Willement (2008). Seasonal retrieval of snow water equivalent and temperature using in-situ passive microwave radiometry in Southern Québec. IGARSS 2008 Paper #2036, Boston, Ma., USA, July 6-11, 2008.
  • Langlois, A., Brucker, L, Royer, A., Fily, M., Picard, G., Arnaud, L., Asmus, K., Goïta, K., Walker, A., and Harvey-Collard, P. (2008) Latitudinal variations of snow water equivalent (SWE) using airborne passive microwave data in Eastern Canada, EGU, Vienna, May 2008.
  • Mounirou Touré, A., K. Goïta, A. Royer, C. Mätzler, M. Schneebeli (2007). Estimation of Snow Correlation Length using Near Infrared Digital Photography. CRSS/ASPRS 2007 Specialty Conference, Ottawa, 28 octobre au 1er novembre.
  • Chokmani, K., M. Bernier, A. Royer, M. Turcotte, L.-M. Pâquet, Y. Gauthier (2007). Historical Snow Mapping over Eastern Canada using Daily NOAA-AVHRR and SSM/I Data for the Validation of the Canadian Regional Climate Model. CRSS/ASPRS 2007 Specialty Conference, Ottawa, 28 octobre au 1er novembre.
  • Royer, A., G. Picard, M. Fily (2007). 15 years of daily summer land surface temperature variation over Canada/Alaska derived from SSM/I EASE-Grid database. CMOS-CGU-AMS Congress 2007, 28 mai au 1er juin 2007, St-John, NL, Canada.
  • Royer, A., Mialon, A., Picard, G., Fily, M. (2007). Normalization of microwave time series observations: application to surface melting analysis over Antarctica and surface temperature over Canada/Alaska. 10th International Symposium on Physical Measurements and Signatures in Remote Sensing, ISPMSRS07, Davos, Suisse, 12-14 mars 2007.
  • Zhuang, Q., Mialon, A., Fily, M., and Royer, A. (2006). Seasonal and Interannual Variability of Net Methane Emissions in Northern North America. Spring AGU meeting, 23-26 May 2006, Baltimore, Maryland, USA.
  • Royer, A., Mialon, A., Fily, M., Picard, G. (2006). An emissivity-temperature separation algorithm for the 19 and 37 GHz SSM/I brightness temperatures over Northern land surface without snow. 1stWorkshop on Remote Sensing and Modeling of Surface Properties, Paris, France, 20-22 June 2006.
  • Pancrati, O., Royer, A. (2006). Selection of the best combination of thermal infrared channels for splitwindow atmospheric correction. 2nd International Symposium on Recent Advances in Quantitative Remote Sensing, Valencia, Espagne, 25-29 septembre 2006.
  • Royer, A., Mialon, A., Fily, M., Picard, G. (2006). A new method to derive daily surface temperature time series for summer periods from SSM/I brightness temperature. 2nd International Symposium on Recent Advances in Quantitative Remote Sensing, Valencia, Espagne, 25-29 septembre 2006.

Rapport de recherche

  • DeLaFontaine J., A. Royer, F. Châteauneuf and J. Hackett (2009). Platform for the Observation of the Earth and for in-orbit Technology Experiments POETE. Final Technical Report for the Canadian Space Agency, Canada, Contract No. #9F028-07-0111/006/MTB, 115p.

Conférencier invité

  • Royer, A. (2008). La vérité sur les changements climatiques. Institut Canadien des Mines, de la Métallurgie et du Pétrole Section Québec Nord-Est, Sept-îles, 17 novembre 2008.
  • Royer, A. (2008). Travaux en télédétection et programme de formation de l’Université de Sherbrooke. Journée Innovation en Géomatique, 7e édition, 8 mai 2008, Centre d’information topographique, Sherbrooke, Ressources naturelles Canada.
  • Royer, A. (2006). Wetland Seasonal Dynamics and Interannual Variability over Northern High Latitudes Derived from Microwave Satellite Data. Workshop: The Role of Earth Observation for Understanding Ecosystem Function of Northern Hemisphere Wetlands, McGill Univ. May 5th.
  • Royer, A., Mialon, A., Fily, M., Picard, G., Köhn, J. (2006). Analyse de la température de surface par satellite au Canada et Alaska. Application à l’étude de l’évolution du pergélisol depuis 1992. 2e Symposium scientifique Ouranos, Montréal, Québec, 2 et 3 novembre 2006.
  • Royer, A., N. O’Neill, J.R. Freemantle, P. Cliche, M. Aubé, S. Thulasiraman, A. Bokoyé, F. Vachon, B. McArthur, K. Strawbridge, P.M. Teillet (2004). AEROCAN Network Description and Associated Research Activities, Proc. of the WMO/GAW Experts Workshop on A Global Surface-Based Network for Long Term Obs. of Aerosol Optical Properties, 8-10/03 2004, Davos, Suisse.