Benoît Montpetit - Doctoral student

Benoît Montpetit

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Country of origin: Canada

Education before joining CARTEL: B.Sc. Physics (Université de Sherbrooke)

Program of study: Doctorate in Remote Sensing

Research subject: A study and improvement of the radiative transfer modeling of the passive microwave signal of snow cover

Thesis supervisor: Alain Royer

Highlights of studying at CARTEL:

  • Participation in the field trips for the COREH20 project in Churchill, Manitoba during the winters of 2009 and 2010!
  • Publications:
    • Montpetit, B., Royer, A., Roy, A., Langlois, A. and Derksen, C. Snow microwave emission modeling of ice lenses within a snowpack using the Microwave Emission Model of Layered Snowpacks (MEMLS). IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, In Revision, TGRS-2012-00594.
    • Montpetit B., A. Royer, A. Langlois, P. Cliche, A. Roy, N. Champollion, G. Picard, F. Domine and R. Obbard. 2012. New short wave infrared albedo measurements for snow specific surface area retrieval. Journal of Glaciology, Vol. 58 (211), p.941-952. pdf
    • Langlois, A., Royer, A., Montpetit, B., Picard, G., Brucker, L., Arnaud L., Harvey-Collard, P., Fily, M. and Goïta, K. 2010. On the relationship between snow grain morphology and in-situ near infrared calibrated reflectance photographs. Cold Regions Science and Technology, 61, pp. 34-42. doi:10.1016/j.coldregions.2010.01.004 pdf