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NASA Terrestrial Ecology Program Research Activities

Currently Funded Research Activities

  • 81 projects (as of March 2014)
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PI
(Student if applicable)
Task Title
Balch, Jennifer
Penn State University
Understanding Climate and Land Use Drivers of Invasive-Grass Fueled Fires Across the Western U.S.   details
Brown, Molly
NASA GSFC
Linking Remote Sensing Data and Energy Balance Models for a Scalable Agriculture Insurance System for sub-Saharan Africa   details
Buermann, Wolfgang
UCLA Institute of the Environment
Detection and Attribution of Rapid Large-scale Shifts in the Terrestrial Carbon Cycle   details
Carroll, Mark
Sigma Space@NASA GSFC
Determining the Extent and Dynamics of Surface Water for the ABoVE Field Campaign   details
Castello, Leandro
Virginia Tech
Impacts of floods and droughts on aquatic macrophytes, forests, and fisheries of central Amazonian river floodplains   details
Chini, Louise
University of Maryland
Using NASA Remote Sensing Data to Reduce Uncertainty of Land-Use Transitions in Global Carbon-Climate Models   details
Clark, Mateo
Sonoma State University
Spectral and temporal discrimination of vegetation cover across California with simulated HyspIRI imagery   details
Cochrane, Mark
South Dakota State University/GIScCE
Filling a Critical Gap in Indonesia's National Carbon Monitoring, Reporting, and Verification Capabilities for Supporting REDD+ Activities: Incorporating, Quantifying and Locating Fire Emissions from Within Tropical Peat-swamp Forests   details
Cochrane, Mark
South Dakota State University/GIScCE
Quantifying fuel treatment effectiveness over time and its extreme weater conditions   details
Coe, Michael
WHRC
Climate and land use change at the Amazonian agro-frontier: Historical and future effects on the surface energy balance   details
Cohen, Warren
USDA Forest Service
An Historically Consistent and Broadly Applicable MRV System Based on Lidar Sampling and Landsat Time-series (Tested in the US, and applied to the US NGHGI reporting system)   details
Cook, Bruce
NASA GSFC
Improving Forest Biomass Mapping Accuracy with Optical-LiDAR Data and Hierarchical Bayesian Spatial Models   details
Dubayah, Ralph
University of Maryland
Development of a Prototype MRV System to Support Carbon Ecomarket Infrastructure in Sonoma County   details
Dubayah, Ralph
University of Maryland
Exploring the Potential of Single Photon Lidar for Ecosystem Structure Derivation   details
Elmore, Andrew
UMCES Appalachian Laboratory
Assessing the Influence of Local Phenology on the Response of Forest Productivity to Changes in Growing Season Length   details
Falkowski, Michael
Michigan Technological University
Fuel Consumption and Carbon Cycling in Northern Peatland Ecosystems: Understanding Vulnerability to Burning, Fuel Consumption, and Emissions via Remote Sensing of Fuel Moisture and Fire Radiative Energy   details
Friedl, Mark
Boston University
Using Three Decades of Landsat Data to Characterize Changes and Vulnerability of Temperate and Boreal Forest Phenology to Climate Change   details
Glenn, Nancy
Idaho State University
Scalable vegetation structure for ecosystem modeling in the western US   details
Goward, Samuel
University of Maryland College Park
US Forest Disturbance History from Landsat   details
Hagen, Steve
Applied Geosolutions
Operational multi-sensor design for national scale forest carbon monitoring to support REDD+ MRV systems   details
Hall, Forrest
NASA GSFC/JCET
Multi-Sensor Retrieval of Vegetation 3-D Structure and Biomass using Physically-Based Algorithms   details
Hanan, Niall
South Dakota State University
Partitioning savanna tree and grass LAI and fPAR from MODIS and VIIRS aggregates: methods, validation and applications.   details
Hansen, Matthew
University of Maryland College Park
Integrating MODIS, Landsat and GLAS in characterizing forest extent, structure and change   details
Hook, Simon
JPL
In Flight Validation of ASTER and MODIS Mid and Thermal Infrared Data and Products and ASTER Product Refinement for Earth Science   details
Hook, Simon
JPL
In Flight Validation of VIIRS Mid and Thermal Infrared Data and Products for Earth Science   details
Huete, Alfredo
Scaling photosynthesis in tropical systems: from forest to savanna, from seasons to extreme events   details
Imhoff, Marc
Joint Global Change Research Institute
Carbon Monitoring of Agricultural Lands: Developing a Globally Consistent Estimate of Carbon Stocks and Fluxes   details
Kasischke, Eric
NASA/University of Maryland
The Forest Disturbance Carbon Tracking System -- A CMS Pilot Project   details
Keller, Michael
USDA Forest Service
A data assimilation approach to quantify uncertainty for estimates of biomass stocks and changes in Amazon forests   details
Kellndorfer, Josef
Woods Hole Research Center
Time Series Fusion of Optical and Radar Imagery for Improved Monitoring of Activity Data, and Uncertainty Analysis of Emission Factors for Estimation of Forest Carbon Flux   details
Kushnir, Yochanan
Columbia University
Vulnerability of the U.S. Atlantic Coast to hazards associated with extreme winter storms   details
Lavalle, Marco
Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Extracting Structural and Temporal Parameters of Forests from Repeat-Pass Pol-InSAR Data   details
Lettenmaier, Dennis
University of Washington
Atmospheric rivers and changing flood risk in the Pacific Coast region of the Western U.S.   details
Liu, Junjie
JPL
An integrated carbon data assimilation system to advance understanding and predictions of the carbon cycle   details
Loboda, Tatiana
Univ. Maryland
Long-Term Multi-Sensor Record of Fire Disturbances in High Northern Latitudes   details
Lyapustin, Alex
NASA GSFC/GEST UMBC
A Comprehensive Operational and Science Evaluation of Algorithm MAIAC for the MODIS Land Processing   details
Lyapustin, Alex
NASA GSFC/GEST UMBC
VIIRS Surface Reflectance and Aerosol EDR Assessment and Cal-Val Support   details
Masek, Jeff
NASA GSFC
Albedo Trends Related to Land Cover Change and Disturbance: A Multi-sensor Approach   details
Miura, Tomoaki
University of Hawaii
Evaluation and Validation of NPP VIIRS Vegetation Index EDR for Earth System and Climate Sciences   details
Moorcroft, Paul
Harvard University
Linking Terrestrial Biosphere Models with Imaging Spectrometry Measurements of Ecosystem Composition, Structure, and Function   details
Morton, Doug
NASA GSFC
Dynamics of Amazon Forest Disturbance and Recovery from Multi-temporal Airborne LiDAR   details
Munger, Bill
Harvard University
Development of a Data-Assimilation Framework for Integrating 25 Years of Surface and Airborne observations to assess patterns of net CO2 Exchange from Arctic Ecosystems   details
Nelson, Ross
NASA GSFC
A Joint USFS-NASA Pilot Project to Estimate Forest Carbon Stocks in Interior Alaska by Integrating Field, Airborne and Satellite Data   details
Nelson, Ross
NASA GSFC
A Lidar-Radar-Optical Data Fusion Approach for Estimating the Aboveground Carbon Stocks of North American Forests: Means and Uncertainties at Regional to Continental Scales   details
Numata, Izaya
South Dakota State University
Assessing vulnerability and responses of forest edges to drought in Amazonia   details
Ollinger, Scott
University of New Hampshire
Exploring Relationships Among Water Use Efficiency, Canopy Nitrogen and Carbon Cycling across North American Ecosystems to Improve Land Surface Models   details
Painter, Thomas
University of California, Los Angeles
Integrated Hydrologic Response to Extreme Dust Deposition to the Snow Cover of the Colorado River Basin   details
Palace, Michael
CSRC-University of New Hampshire
Drought-induced vegetation change and fire in Amazonian forests: past, present, and future   details
Pelletier, Jon
University of Arizona
Development of a High-Resolution Global Soil Depth Dataset   details
Ramsey, Elijah
USGS
Assessing Impacts and Monitoring Response of Coastal Wetlands to the Gulf Oil Spill   details
Randerson, Jim
UC Irvine, Dept. of Earth System Science
Global Carbon Emissions from Fires: Improving our Understanding of Interactions between Land Use, Fires, and Climate Change   details
Ranson, Jon
NASA GSFC
MULTISENSOR AIRBORNE AND GROUND STUDIES OF SIBERIAN ARCTIC FORESTS   details
Richardson, Andrew
Harvard University
Improving predictions of terrestrial carbon, water, and energy cycling using novel plant phenology observation and modeling   details
Roberts, Dar
UC Santa Barbara
HyspIRI discrimination of plant species and functional types along a strong environmental-temperature gradient   details
Saatchi, Sassan
CALTECH/JPL
Quantifying Variations of Tropical Forest Structure and Biomass along Altitudinal Gradient   details
Schaaf, Crystal
University of Massachusetts Boston
Albedo and Bidirectional Reflectance Climate Data Records from NPP/VIIRS   details
Schwalm, Christopher
Northern Arizona University
Using observations to assess the sensitivity of land-atmosphere carbon exchange to climate variability   details
Seablom, Michael
NASA Goddard Space Center
An Advanced Learning Framework for High Dimensional Multi-Sensor Remote Sensing Data   details
Simard, Mac
Caltech/Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Estimating Canopy Height using Repeat-Pass Polarimetric Interferometric (PolinSAR) Data from UAVSAR   details
Siqueira, Paul
University of Massachusetts
Modeling and Evaluation of Polarimetric SAR and InSAR for Forest Structure Estimation   details
Slesnick, Catherine
Draper Laboratory
Climate Extremes and Landscape Hazards: An Interdisciplinary Study of Change   details
Smith, Alistair
University of Idaho
Quantifying the characteristics and investigating the biogeoscientific and societal impacts of extreme wildland fires in the United States northern Rockies region   details
Smithwick, Erica
Pennsylvania State University
Influence of Disturbance and Seasonality on Regional Carbon Flux Upscaling    details
Stehman, Steve
SUNY College of Environ Sci & Forestry
Developing Statistically Rigorous Sampling Design and Analysis Methods to Reduce and Quantify Uncertainties Associated with Carbon Monitoring Systems   details
Tadesse, Tsegaye
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Seasonal Prediction of Hydro-Climatic Extremes in the Greater Horn of Africa under Evolving Climate Conditions to Support Adaptation Strategies   details
Thornton, Peter
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Surface Weather Data with Uncertainty Quantification for Terrestrial Ecosystem Process Models   details
Townsend, Phil
University of Wisconsin
Assimilation of imaging spectroscopy data to improve the representation of vegetation dynamics in ecosystem models   details
Townsend, Phil
University of Wisconsin
Ecological Spectral Information System (ESIS): Integration of Spectral Data with Measurements of Vegetation Functional Traits   details
Treuhaft, Robert
JPL, California Institute of Technology
Tropical Moist Forest Structure and Biomass Estimation from Bistatic InSAR at X-band (TanDEM-X), Small- and Large-Spot Lidar, and Field Measurements   details
Turner, David
Oregon State University
Time Series Analysis of Disturbance Impacts on the Pacific Northwest Regional Carbon Balance   details
Ustin, Susan
University of California Davis
Coastal Wetland and Near Shore Ecosystem Impacts from the Gulf of Mexico Horizon BP Oil Spill Monitored by NASA's AVIRIS and MASTER Imagers   details
Ustin, Susan
University of California Davis
Near Real Time Science Processing Algorithm for Live Fuel Moisture Content for the MODIS Direct Readout System   details
Vargas, Rodrigo
University of Delaware
A framework for carbon monitoring and upscaling in forests across Mexico to support implementation of REDD+   details
Vierling, Lee
University of Idaho
Quantifying Thresholds in Arctic Tundra Vegetation Structure and Ecosystem Function Using LiDAR and Multispectral Remote Sensing   details
Walker, Skip
University of Alaska Fairbanks
Recovery and Archiving of Key Arctic Alaska Vegetation Map and Plot Data for Long-Term Vegetation Analyses   details
Walter Anthony, Katey
University of Alaska, Fairbanks
Characterization of CH4 emissions from high latitude lakes in North America using multi-scale remote sensing   details
West, Tris
Joint Global Change Research Institute
Carbon Monitoring of Agricultural Lands: Developing a Globally Consistent Estimate of Carbon Stocks and Fluxes   details
Wofsy, Steve
Harvard University
Source attribution, emission monitoring and treaty verification by combining remote sensing and suborbital data   details
Zhang, Qingyuan
GESTAR/USRA & GSFC/NASA
Carbon Monitoring and Ecosystem Feedbacks Prediction Using fAPARchl and the Community Land Model (CLM)   details
Zhang, Tingjun
University of Colorado at Boulder
Remotely-Sensed Active Layer Thickness (ReSALT) Product Derived from InSAR Data Over North American Arctic Regions   details
Zhang, Xuesong
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Anticipating Agroecosystem Impacts of and Feedbacks to Climate Change in the Midwest US through Integration of a Coupled Climate-Agroecosystem Model with Satellite Data   details

Previously Funded Research Activities

  • 120 projects (recently ended 2011+)
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PI
(Student if applicable)
Task Title
Albertson, John
Duke University
Optimal Dynamic Predictions of Semi-Arid Land Cover Change and Implications for Ecosystem Goods and Services   details
Avissar, Roni
University of Miami
Processing, Analysis, and Interpretation of the Observations Conducted with the Duke University Helicopter Observation Platform during Clasic 2007   details
Boschetti, Luigi
University of Maryland
MODIS-Landsat data fusion for high spatial resolution multiannual wall to wall burned area mapping of the conterminous United States   details
Bourgeau-Chavez, Laura
Michigan Tech Research Institute
Vulnerability of North American Boreal Peatlands To Interactions Between Climate, Hydrology, and Wildland Fires   details
Chapman, Bruce
JPL
Enabling Global Vegetation Structure Esimation from SRTM correlation Data   details
Chopping, Mark
Montclair State University
A Decade of Changes in Aboveground Live Standing Dry Biomass, Canopy Cover, Height, and Understory Density in the Southwestern United States from EOS MISR and MODIS   details
Chopping, Mark
Montclair State University
Mapping Changes In Shrub Abundance And Biomass In Arctic Tundra Using NASA Earth Observing System Data: A Structural Approach   details
Chopping, Mark
Montclair State University
A new approach for mapping woody plants in the southwestern United States using NASA Earth Observing System Data (2008-2010)   details
Cochrane, Mark
South Dakota State University/GIScCE
Shifting Fire Regimes of the United States, Australia and the Brazilian Amazonia: The Roles of Climate Change, Land Use, and Mitigation Efforts   details
Collatz, Jim
NASA GSFC
Impacts of disturbance history on carbon fluxes and stocks in North America   details
Cook, Bob
Environmental Sciences Division, ORNL
A Modeling and Synthesis Thematic Data Center for the North American Carbon Program   details
Crow, Wade
USDA ARS HRSL
Ecological and agricultural productivity forecasting using root-zone soil moisture products derived from the NASA SMAP mission.   details
Csiszar, Ivan
NOAA
The Active Fire Data Record from NPP VIIRS   details
Davidson, Eric
The Woods Hole Research Center
Linking High-Frequency, Automated Measurements of Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Soils with Microwave-Based Estimates of Soil Saturation in Agricultural and Forest Landscapes   details
Davis, Ken
The Pennsylvania State University
Regional Atmospheric Inversions to determine Land-Atmosphere Carbon fluxes in the SouthEastern Forests of the United States   details
Davis, Ken
The Pennsylvania State University
Probabilistic Carbon Flux Upscaling Across a Northern Forest Ecoregion   details
DeFries, Ruth
Columbia University
Growing Up Fragmented: Using Hyperspectral Imagery to Improve Estimates of Ecosystem Services from Tropical Reforestation   details
Denning, Scott
Colorado State University
Estimation of Regional CO2 Budgets and Biomass by Fusion of LandSat, MODIS, and Atmospheric Observations   details
Didan, Kamel
The University of Arizona
Terra and Aqua MODIS Vegetation Index Product Suite: Where to go From Here? Transition Toward Core Production and Readiness for VIIRS era   details
Dubayah, Ralph
University of Maryland
High Resolution Carbon Monitoring and Modeling: A CMS Phase 2 Study   details
Dubayah, Ralph
University of Maryland
Integrating Vegetation 3D Structure and Ecological modeling for Continental Scale Assessments of Biodiversity, Biomass and Disturbance   details
French, Nancy
Michigan Tech Research Institute (MTRI)
Impacts and Implications of Increased Fire in Tundra Regions of North America   details
Friedl, Mark
Boston University
Using MODIS to Monitor Dynamics in Land Cover and Phenology at Seasonal to Decadal Time Scales   details
Friedl, Mark
Boston University
Towards a Land Cover Climate Data Record from VIIRS   details
Galantowicz, John
AER
Use of SMAP Seasonal Inundation and Soil Moisture Estimates in the Quantification of Global Biogenic Gas Fluxes   details
Gatebe, Charles
Universities Space Research Association (USRA)
Pilot Study to Demonstrate Tree Height Retrievals from CAR Multiangular/Multispectral Data   details
Giglio, Louis
NASA GSFC / University of Maryland
MODIS Collection 6 Active Fire Maintenance and Validation   details
Gitelson, Anatoly
UNL
A Satellite-Based Quantification of Carbon Exchange of the Dominant Ecosystems (Maize-Soybean) in the NACP Mid-Continent Intensive (MCI) Region   details
Goncalves, Luis
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center / University of Maryland
The Data-Model Intercomparison Project for the Large Scale Biosphere-Atmosphere Experiment of the Amazon (LBA-DMIP)   details
Goward, Samuel
University of Maryland College Park
Role of North America Forest Disturbance and Regrowth In NACP: Integrated Analyzes Of Landsat and U.S. Forest Service FIA Data - Phase 2    details
Green, Rob
JPL
Next Generation AVIRIS Airborne Mission Assistance and Collaboration   details
Grosse, Guido
Alfred Wegener Institute Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research
Assessing the spatial and temporal dynamics of thermokarst, methane emissions, and related carbon cycling in Siberia and Alaska   details
Hanan, Niall
South Dakota State University
Partitioning Savanna Tree and Grass LAI and fPAR from MODIS and VIIRS Aggregates: Methods, Validation and Applications   details
Hanan, Niall
South Dakota State University
African Carbon Exchange II: a systems approach for diagnosis and prediction of carbon, vegetation and disturbance dynamics in the natural and anthropogenic grasslands, savannas and forests of Africa   details
Hao, Wei Min
US Forest Service
Integrating Historic Patterns of Wildfire, Emissions, and Integrating Historic Patterns of Wildfire, Emissions, and Climate for Siberia as a Basis for Estimating the Impacts of Fire on Carbon Cycling, Quantifying Past Fire/Climate Interactions, and Projec   details
Healey, Sean
USDA Forest Service
A Global Forest Biomass Inventory Based upon GLAS Lidar Data   details
Healey, Sean
USDA Forest Service
Assessing Potential Impacts of Ground Sample Bias in Global CMS Biomass Estimates, Now and in the DESDynI Era   details
Hook, Simon
JPL
Improving the VIIRS Land Surface Temperature Product for use as an Earth System Data Record   details
Houborg, Rasmus
KAUST
Routine mapping of land-surface carbon, water and energy fluxes at field to regional scales by fusing multi-scale and multi-sensor imagery   details
Houghton, Skee
The Woods Hole Research Center
Biomass for Carbon Budgeting   details
Huang, Cheng
University of Maryland
Integration of long term Landsat observations with DESDynI measurements for monitoring terrestrial carbon fluxes within and beyond the DESDynI mission   details
Huntzinger, Deborah
Northern Arizona University
Reduction in Bottom-Up Land Surface CO2 Flux Uncertainty in NASA's Carbon Monitoring System Flux Project through Systematic Multi-Model Evaluation and Infrastructure Development   details
Huntzinger, Deborah
Northern Arizona University
The North American Carbon Program Multi-Scale Synthesis and Terrestrial Model Intercomparison Project   details
Hurtt, George
University of Maryland
Using NASA Remote Sensing and Models to Advance Integrated Assessments of Coupled Human-Forest Dynamics for North America   details
Hurtt, George
University of Maryland
Modeling the impacts of major forest disturbances on the Earth's coupled carbon-climate system, and the capacity of forests to meet future demands for wood, fuel, and fiber   details
Jin, Yufang
University of California
Fires in Southern California: Interactions between climate change, ecosystems, and humans   details
Justice, Chris
University of Maryland
MODIS Burned Area Maintenance, Improvement and Validation   details
Kasischke, Eric
NASA/University of Maryland
Evaluation of Approaches for Assessing the Impacts of Natural Disturbances on Aboveground Carbon Storage in and Emissions from U.S. Forests - A Carbon Monitoring System Science Definition Team Proposal   details
Kasischke, Eric
NASA/University of Maryland
Assessing the Impacts of Fire and Insect Disturbance on the Terrestrial Carbon Budgets of Forested Areas in Canada, Alaska, and the Western United States   details
Kawa, Randy
NASA GSFC
Modeling the Global Atmospheric Carbon Cycle in Preparation for OCO Data   details
Keeling, Ralph
UCSD Scripps Institution of Oceanography
Recent trends and physiological constraints on northern extra-tropical ecosystems from atmospheric and satellite data   details
Keller, Michael
USDA Forest Service
A Historical Reconstruction of Vegetation Change and a Carbon Budget for the Brazilian Cerrado Using Multiple Satellite Sensors and Historical Aerial Photography   details
Kellndorfer, Josef
Woods Hole Research Center
Mapping Biomass - Past Experiences and Future Directions in Data Fusion and Product Validation   details
Kennedy, Robert
Oregon State University
Integrating and Expanding a Regional Carbon Monitoring System into the NASA CMS   details
Kimball, John
University of Montana
Analysis and Attribution of Recent Changes in Net Ecosystem CO2 Exchange Using MODIS and AMSR-E   details
Kimball, John
University of Montana
Carbon Cycle applications of the Soil Moisture Active Passive (SMAP) Mission   details
Knyazikhin, Yuri
Boston University
BIOPHYSICAL PARAMETERS FROM MISR SENSOR   details
Lefsky, Michael
Colorado State
Estimates of aboveground biomass from lidar and L-band radar in the Amazon Basin   details
Levine, Elissa
NASA GSFC
Monitoring Seasons through Global Learning Communities (MSTGLC)   details
Li, Changsheng
University of New Hampshire
Modeling Impacts of Climate Change on Carbon Dynamics in Northern High Latitude Wetlands   details
Litvak, Marcy
University of New Mexico
Improving the estimation of carbon stocks and fluxes in semi-arid ecosystems of the southwestern US using full-waveform lidar measurements   details
Lyapustin, Alex
NASA GSFC/GEST UMBC
Development of well-calibrated multi-sensor surface reflectance data record   details
Masek, Jeff
NASA GSFC
Recent North American Forest Dynamics via Integration of ASTER, MODIS, and Landsat Reflectance Data   details
Masuoka, Edward
NASA GSFC
Terra/Aqua Land Algorithm Maintenance Support   details
McDonald, Kyle
The City College of New York
Vegetation Phenology Assessment Using Satellite Radar Remote Sensing: Global Monitoring of Daily and Seasonal Changes in Canopy Structure and Water Status   details
McGuire, Dave
USGS
Assessing the Impacts of Fire and Insect Disturbance on the Terrestrial Carbon Budgets of Forested Areas in Canada, Alaska, and the Western United States   details
Melack, John
University of California
Analysis and Synthesis of Carbon Dynamics on Amazon Floodplains   details
Michalak, Anna
Carnegie Inst. for Science
The North American Carbon Program Multi-Scale Synthesis and Terrestrial Model Intercomparison Project   details
Michalak, Anna
Carnegie Inst. for Science
Mapping Global CO2: Development and application of geostatistical algorithms for gap filling and uncertainty assessment for the Orbiting Carbon Observatory   details
Middleton, Betsy
NASA GSFC
Spectral Bio-Indicators of Ecosystem Photosynthetic Efficiency II: Synthesis and Integration   details
Miller, Chip
NASA JPL
Improving Carbon Source/Sink Estimates Using Atmospheric CO2 Vertical Profile Constraints   details
Moghaddam, Mahta
USC
Mapping Wetlands Dynamics for Reducing Uncertainties in the Boreal North American Carbon Budget   details
Myneni, Ranga
Boston University
Modest Maintenance of Terra and Aqua MODIS LAI/FPAR Products and Transitioning to Core Production   details
Myneni, Ranga
Boston University
Global LAI/FPAR Earth System Data Records from NPP-VIIRS to Extend the EOS-MODIS Time Series   details
Myneni, Ranga
Boston University
A SYNERGISTIC STUDY FOR LIDAR AND PASSIVE OPTICAL REMOTE SENSING OF FOREST HORIZONTAL STRUCTURE IN SUPPORT OF DESDYNI MISSION   details
Nelson, Ross
NASA GSFC
Using the ICESAT-GLAS LiDAR to Estimate the Amount, Spatial Distribution, and Statistical Uncertainty of Aboveground Carbon Stocks of the North American Boreal Forest   details
Nemani, Rama
NASA ARC
Understanding and predicting continental-scale disturbances with prognostic and diagnostic models: bark beetle outbreaks in North America   details
Neuenschwander, Amy
University of Texas
INVESTIGATIONS AND ERROR ANALYSIS OF VEGETATION STRUCTURE RETRIEVAL ALGORITHMS FROM SPACEBORNE LASER ALTIMETRY FOR THE DESDynI MISSION   details
Ogle, Stephen
Colorado State University
Resolving Net CO2 Exchange in the Mid-Continent Region of North America by Comparing and Reconciling Results from Inverse Modeling and Inventory-Based Approaches   details
Ollinger, Scott
University of New Hampshire
Effects of Disturbance and N Deposition on Nitrogen-Albedo Relations in Forests   details
Ollinger, Scott
University of New Hampshire
Exploring Relationships among Carbon Cycling, Vegetation Nitrogen Status and Surface Albedo across North American Ecosystems to Improve Land Surface Models    details
Palace, Michael
CSRC-University of New Hampshire
Scaling Forest Biometric Properties Derived from High Resolution Imagery to the Amazon Basin using Moderate Resolution Spectral Reflectance Data   details
Potter, Christopher
NASA ARC
Modeling the Terrestrial Carbon Cycle with Land Cover Disturbance Based on Satellite Remote Sensing   details
Prince, Steve
University of Maryland
Vegetation dynamics in drylands and implications for regional climate: analysis of two decades of observations in the African Sahel   details
Rahman, Faiz
Indiana University
Improved Per-Pixel Estimates of Ecosystem Carbon Fluxes across Eastern US Forests   details
Randerson, Jim
UC Irvine, Dept. of Earth System Science
Global fire emissions derived from Terra and Aqua satellites   details
Ranson, Jon
NASA GSFC
Amount, Spatial Distribution, and Statistical Uncertainty of Aboveground Carbon Stocks in the Circumpolar Boreal Forest   details
Roberts, Dar
UC Santa Barbara
Spatial, Spectral and Temporal Requirements for Improved Hyperspectral Mapping of Plant Functional Type, Plant Species, Canopy Biophysics, and Canopy Biochemistry   details
Running, Steven
University of Montana
Integrating MODIS Primary Production, and Evapotranspiration Datasets to Monitor Carbon and Water Dynamics for Terrestrial Ecosystem.   details
Running, Steven
University of Montana
Validation, improvement and applications of MODIS global terrestrial primary production MOD 17 and a test MODIS evapotranspiration product: Green Compute Cluster   details
Saatchi, Sassan
CALTECH/JPL
Prototyping MRV Systems Based on Systematic and Spatial Estimates of Carbon Stock and Stock Changes of Forestlands   details
Saatchi, Sassan
CALTECH/JPL
Detecting Changes of Forest Biomass from Fusion of Radar and Lidar: Developing DESDynl measurement requirements   details
Sarabandi, Kamal
The University of Michigan
VEGEX3D: LiDAR-SAR/InSAR Extrapolation and Simulation Models for Retrieving Vegetation 3D Structure and Biomass   details
Schaaf, Crystal
University of Massachusetts Boston
MODIS Albedo, Nadir Reflectance, and Reflectance Anisotropy for Environmental Modeling and Monitoring   details
Schaefer, Kevin
National Snow and Ice Data Center
Quantifying Uncertainty in the Permafrost Carbon Feedback   details
Simard, Mac
Caltech/Jet Propulsion Laboratory
3D Vegetation Structure using L-band InSAR and Lidar   details
Siqueira, Paul
University of Massachusetts
A Segmentation Approach for Combining RaDAR Backscater, InSAR and LiDAR Measurements to Determine Vegetation 3D Structure and Biomass from Space   details
Spies, Tom
USDA Forest Service
Tradeoffs among carbon and other ecosystem services associated with different forest management practices   details
Stone, Thomas
US Geological Survey
Lunar Calibration for the Next Generation of Earth-Observing Satellite Sensors   details
Sun, Guoqing
NASA GSFC/UMD
Proposal to be a member of the Science Definition Team for Carbon Monitoring System (CMS)   details
Sun, Guoqing
NASA GSFC/UMD
Data Fusion Algorithms for Forest Biomass Mapping From Lidar and SAR Data   details
Townsend, Phil
University of Wisconsin
Characterization of forest functional types and their role in mediating ecosystem response to environmental change   details
Townshend, John
University of Maryland
Enhanced Land Cover Products from MODIS: Vegetation Continuous Fields Maintenance and Refinements   details
Townshend, John
University of Maryland
Enhanced Land Cover and Land Cover Change Products from MODIS   details
Treuhaft, Robert
JPL, California Institute of Technology
Data Fusion, Error Analysis, and a Global Biomass Product: Proposal for Membership on the Carbon Monitoring System Science Definition Team   details
Treuhaft, Robert
JPL, California Institute of Technology
The Performance Of Structure And Biomass Estimation From Insar 3-D Vegetation Missions At L-Band Over Tropical Forests   details
Turner, David
Oregon State University
Assessing The Sensitivity Of Net Ecosystem Exchange Over North America To Climate And Disturbance With Prognostic And Diagnostic Models   details
Wan, Zhengming
Univ. CA, Santa Barbara
Science Data Analysis Including TIR BRDF Retrieval for Improvements of the MODIS Land-Surface Temperature/Emissivity Products in Long-term Accuracy and Consistency.   details
Wennberg, Paul
Caltech
The Total Carbon Column Observing Network (TCCON): Ground-based Observations in Support of the Orbiting Carbon Observatory   details
West, Tris
Joint Global Change Research Institute
Estimating Global Inventory-Based Net Carbon Exchange from Agricultural Lands for Use in the NASA Flux Pilot Study   details
Wilhelmi, Olga
University Corporation for Atmospheric Research
System for Integrated Modeling of Metropolitan Extreme Heat Risk (SIMMER)   details
Wimberly, Mike
South Dakota State University
TE: Integrating Multi-Sensor Satellite Data for Malaria Early Warning in the Amhara Region of Ethiopia   details
Wofsy, Steve
Harvard University
Budgets for Carbon Cycle Gases (CO2, CH4, and CO) in the Amazon Basin from Aircraft and Remote Sensing Data   details
Wofsy, Steve
Harvard University
Spatial and Temporal Distributions of Sources for non-CO2 Greenhouse Gases (CH4, CO, N2O) and aerosols over Amazonia   details
Wolfe, Robert
NASA GSFC
VIIRS Geometric Calibration and Validation for NPP Earth System and Climate   details
Wolfe, Robert
NASA GSFC
Land Product Validation Continuity   details
Wolfe, Robert
NASA GSFC
Advanced geolocation algorithms for Earth Science Data Records from moderate resolution sensors   details
Wolfe, Robert
NASA GSFC
Maintaining NASAs Land Product Validation Infrastructure and Using Related Data for Model Sensitivity Studies   details
Woodcock, Curtis
Boston University
Quantifying the accuracy and uncertainty in remote sensing products of land use change: implications for carbon monitoring   details
Xiao, Xiangming
University of Oklahoma
Quantifying Leaf Chlorophyll Content, Light Absorption by Chlorophyll and Gross Primary Production   details



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