Category: 2014

Post-Doctoral Associate Zhe Zhu publishes new article in Remote Sensing of Environment, co-authored by Curtis Woodcock

May 1st, 2014 in 2014, 2014, Curtis Woodcock, Faculty, Publications, Researchers

Former Earth & Environment graduate student and current Post-doctoral Associate Zhe Zhu has published a new article in Remote Sensing of Environment.

The paper, “Continuous change detection and classification of land cover using all available Landsat data” was published in the 144th volume of the journal issued March  25, 2014.

Co-authoring the article with Zhu is Professor & Chair Curtis Woodcock.

Zhe Zhu is a first year Post-doctoral Associate; he received his PhD in Geography from Boston University in 2012.

To learn more about Zhe Zhu and his work, visit his profile page.

To learn more about Curtis Woodcock, visit his profile page, or check out his recent publications in our publication section.

 

Grad student Taejin Park publishes article in Remote Sensing

April 28th, 2014 in 2014, 2014, April-14, Faculty, Graduate students, Publications, Ranga Myneni

Earth & Environment PhD student Taejin Park published an article in the journal Remote Sensing. The article is titled “Allometric scaling and resource limitations model of tree heights: Part 3. Model optimization and testing over continental China.” The article presents results that show the optimized ASRL model is capable of satisfactorily retrieving tree heights over continental China at a range of spatial scales. The article can be downloaded from http://www.mdpi.com/2072-4292/6/5/3533.

Park was assisted on the article by fellow graduate student Sungho Choi and Earth & Environment Professor Ranga Myneni.

Taejin Park is a second year PhD student in Prof. Myneni’s research group. To learn more about publications by Professor Myneni, check out his recent publications in our publications section.

Lucy Hutyra has new paper accepted for publication in Landscape and Urban Planning

April 25th, 2014 in 2014, 2014, April-14, Faculty, Lucy Hutyra, Publications

Earth & Environment Assistant Professor Lucy Hutyra announced today a paper has recently been accepted for publication by Landscape and Urban Planning.

The paper, “Effects of spatial pattern of green space on urban cooling in a large metropolitan area of eastern China,” will be published at a later date.

To learn more about Hutyra’s work, check out her recent publications and grants.

Ranga Myneni coauthors article in Nature

April 24th, 2014 in 2014, 2014, April-14, Faculty, Publications, Ranga Myneni

Earth & Environment Professor Ranga Myneni coauthored an article in the journal Nature.

The article is titled “Widespread decline of Congo rainforest greenness in the past decade.

It presents observational evidence for a widespread decline in forest greenness over the past decade based on analyses of satellite data (optical, thermal, microwave and gravity) from several independent sensors over the Congo basin.

To learn more about publications by Professor Myneni, check out his recent publications in our publication section.

 

Pontus Olofsson publishes paper in Remote Sensing of Environment

April 16th, 2014 in 2014, 2014, April-14, Faculty, Pontus Olofsson, Publications

Earth & Environment Assistant Research Professor Pontus Olofsson has published a paper in Remote Sensing of Environment.

The paper, “Good practices for estimating area and assessing accuracy of land change,” was published in the 148th volume of the journal and can be accessed online here.

For the paper, Olofsson collaborated with a group of fellow scientists, including Earth & Environment Professor and Chair Curtis Woodcock.

To learn more about publications by Olofsson and Woodcock, check out our publication section.

Pontus Olofsson co-authors paper in Nature Climate Change

April 14th, 2014 in 2014, 2014, April-14, Faculty, Pontus Olofsson, Publications

Earth & Environment Assistant Research Professor Pontus Olofsson recently co-authored a paper published in Nature Climate Change.

The article, “Bias in the attribution of forest carbon sinks,” reports that a substantial fraction of the estimated terrestrial carbon sink could be incorrectly attributed to environmental change rather than changes in management practices. The article can be accessed here.

To learn more about Olofsson’s work, visit his profile page.

Sergio Fagherazzi and Undergrad Advisee publish new article

April 1st, 2014 in 2014, 2014, April-14, Faculty, Publications, Sergio Fagherazzi, Undergraduate

Earth & Environment Associate Professor Sergio Fagherazzi and his former undergraduate advisee Kendall Valentine recently published a new article in the journal Advances in Geosciences.

The article is titled “Repeated erosion of cohesive sediments with biofilms” and was published in the 39th volume of Advances in Geosciences.

To learn more about publications by Sergio Fagherazzi visit his recent publications section of our publications page.

 

Duncan FitzGerald and former PhD student publish new article in Geological Society of London

March 26th, 2014 in 2014, 2014, Duncan FitzGerald, Faculty, March-14, Publications

Earth & Environment Professor Duncan FitzGerald and his former graduate student Chris Hein recently published a new article in the Geological Society of London.

The article,  ”Evolution of paraglacial coasts in response to changes in fluvial sediment supply” was first published online March 12, 2014.

Working with FitzGerald and Hein on the article were Ilya Buynevich, Sytze van Heteren, and Joe Kelley.

Hein is currently a Professor at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science.

To learn more about publication by Duncan FitzGerald, visit his publication section of our website.

Ranga Myneni publishes three new articles

March 18th, 2014 in 2014, 2014, Faculty, March-14, Publications, Ranga Myneni

Earth & Environment Professor Ranga Myneni recently co-authored three new articles.

Temperature and Snow-Mediated Moisture Controls of Summer Photosynthetic Activity in Northern Terrestrial Ecosystems between 1982 and 2011” was published February 14th, 2014 in Remote Sensing.

Changes in vegetation photosynthetic activity trends across the Asia-Pacific region over the last three decades” will be published in the 144th volume of Remote Sensing of the Environment on March 25th.

Finally, “Estimation of forest aboveground biomass in California using canopy height and leaf area index estimated from satellite data” is currently in press and available online from Remote Sensing of the Environment.

To learn more about articles published by Prof. Myneni, visit his section of our publications page.

Curtis Woodcock and Zhe Zhu publish new paper

March 6th, 2014 in 2014, 2014, Curtis Woodcock, Faculty, March-14, Publications, Researchers

Earth & Environment Chair and Professor Curtis Woodcock and Department Post-Doctoral Associate Zhe Zhu published a new paper in Remote Sensing of Environment.

The paper, “Landsat-8: Science and product vision for terrestrial global change research,” will be officially released in the upcoming April 2014 edition of the journal; an online version is available to the public now by following the link.

The paper focuses on the new satellite system, Landsat 8.

To learn more about the work of Professor Woodcock and Zhe Zhu, visit the publication section of our website.