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Burakowski, E. A., Ollinger, S. V., Lepine, L., Schaaf, C. B., Wang, Z., Dibb, J. E., Hollinger, D. Y., Kim, J., Erb, A., Martin, M. 2015. Spatial scaling of reflectance and surface albedo over a mixed-use, temperate forest landscape during snow-covered periods. Remote Sensing of Environment. 158, 465-477. DOI: 10.1016/j.rse.2014.11.023  ( Ollinger-03  )
Chen, J. M., Fung, J. W., Mo, G., Deng, F., West, T. O. 2015. Atmospheric inversion of surface carbon flux with consideration of the spatial distribution of US crop production and consumption. Biogeosciences. 12(2), 323-343. DOI: 10.5194/bg-12-323-2015  ( Asrar-West-04  )
Clewley, D., Whitcomb, J., Moghaddam, M., McDonald, K., Chapman, B., Bunting, P. 2015. Evaluation of ALOS PALSAR Data for High-Resolution Mapping of Vegetated Wetlands in Alaska. Remote Sensing. 7(6), 7272-7297. DOI: 10.3390/rs70607272  ( Moghaddam-01  )
Coates, A., Dennison, P., Roberts, D., Roth, K. 2015. Monitoring the Impacts of Severe Drought on Southern California Chaparral Species using Hyperspectral and Thermal Infrared Imagery. Remote Sensing. 7(11), 14276-14291. DOI: 10.3390/rs71114276  ( Roberts, Dar (11-HYSPIRI11-0008)  )
Cueva, A., Bahn, M., Litvak, M., Pumpanen, J., Vargas, R. 2015. A multisite analysis of temporal random errors in soil CO 2 efflux. Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences. 120(4), 737-751. DOI: 10.1002/2014JG002690  ( Vargas-01  )
Deng, J., Li, C., Frolking, S. 2015. Modeling impacts of changes in temperature and water table on C gas fluxes in an Alaskan peatland. Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences. 120(7), 1279-1295. DOI: 10.1002/2014JG002880  ( Li-02  )
Dolan, K. (2015) Effects of Spatial and Temporal Patterns of Disturbance and Recovery on Forest Ecosystems. Ph.D. Thesis, UMD. DRUM DOI DOI: 10.13016/M2MQ74  ( Hurtt-02  )
Duchesne, R. R., Chopping, M. J., Tape, K. D. 2015. Capability of the CANAPI algorithm to derive shrub structural parameters from satellite imagery in the Alaskan Arctic. Polar Record. 52(02), 124-133. DOI: 10.1017/S0032247415000509  ( Chopping-03  )
Duchesne, R.R., M.J. Chopping, and K.D. Tape. 2015. NACP Woody Vegetation Characteristics of 1,039 Sites across the North Slope, Alaska. Data set. Available online [http://daac/] from Oak Ridge National Laboratory Distributed Active Archive Center, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, USA. [data set]. Available at DOI: 10.3334/ORNLDAAC/1270  ( Chopping-03  )
Dudley, K. L., Dennison, P. E., Roth, K. L., Roberts, D. A., Coates, A. R. 2015. A multi-temporal spectral library approach for mapping vegetation species across spatial and temporal phenological gradients. Remote Sensing of Environment. 167, 121-134. DOI: 10.1016/j.rse.2015.05.004  ( Roberts, Dar (11-HYSPIRI11-0008)  )
Duncanson, L. I., Dubayah, R. O., Cook, B. D., Rosette, J., Parker, G. 2015. The importance of spatial detail: Assessing the utility of individual crown information and scaling approaches for lidar-based biomass density estimation. Remote Sensing of Environment. 168, 102-112. DOI: 10.1016/j.rse.2015.06.021  ( Cook-B-01  )
Farhadi, L., Reichle, R. H., De Lannoy, G. J. M., Kimball, J. S. 2015. Assimilation of Freeze-Thaw Observations into the NASA Catchment Land Surface Model. Journal of Hydrometeorology. 16(2), 730-743. DOI: 10.1175/JHM-D-14-0065.1  ( Kimball-04  )
Fisk, J. (2015) Net Effects of Disturbance: Spatial, Temporal, and Societal Dimensions of Forest Disturbance and Recovery on Terrestrial Carbon Balance. Ph.D. Thesis. UNH.  ( Hurtt-01  Hurtt-02  )
French, N. H. F., Jenkins, L. K., Loboda, T. V., Flannigan, M., Jandt, R., Bourgeau-Chavez, L. L., Whitley, M. 2015. Fire in arctic tundra of Alaska: past fire activity, future fire potential, and significance for land management and ecology. International Journal of Wildland Fire. 24(8), 1045. DOI: 10.1071/WF14167  ( French-03  Loboda-01  )
Goetz, S. J., Hansen, M., Houghton, R. A., Walker, W., Laporte, N., Busch, J. 2015. Measurement and monitoring needs, capabilities and potential for addressing reduced emissions from deforestation and forest degradation under REDD+. Environmental Research Letters. 10(12), 123001. DOI: 10.1088/1748-9326/10/12/123001  ( Cook-B-01  )
Greaves, H. E., Vierling, L. A., Eitel, J. U., Boelman, N. T., Magney, T. S., Prager, C. M., Griffin, K. L. 2015. Estimating aboveground biomass and leaf area of low-stature Arctic shrubs with terrestrial LiDAR. Remote Sensing of Environment. 164, 26-35. DOI: 10.1016/j.rse.2015.02.023  ( Vierling-01  )
Grigsby, S. P., Hulley, G. C., Roberts, D. A., Scheele, C., Ustin, S. L., Alsina, M. M. 2015. Improved surface temperature estimates with MASTER/AVIRIS sensor fusion. Remote Sensing of Environment. 167, 53-63. DOI: 10.1016/j.rse.2015.05.019  ( Roberts, Dar (11-HYSPIRI11-0008)  )
Gusmeroli, A., Liu, L., Schaefer, K., Zhang, T., Schaefer, T., Grosse, G. 2015. Active Layer Stratigraphy and Organic Layer Thickness at a Thermokarst Site in Arctic Alaska Identified Using Ground Penetrating Radar. Arctic, Antarctic, and Alpine Research. 47(2), 195-202. DOI: 10.1657/AAAR00C-13-301  ( Schaefer-03  )
Hatch, L. E., Luo, W., Pankow, J. F., Yokelson, R. J., Stockwell, C. E., Barsanti, K. C. 2015. Identification and quantification of gaseous organic compounds emitted from biomass burning using two-dimensional gas chromatography-time-of-flight mass spectrometry. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics. 15(4), 1865-1899. DOI: 10.5194/acp-15-1865-2015  ( Cochrane-01  )
Hochberg, E. J., Roberts, D. A., Dennison, P. E., Hulley, G. C. 2015. Special issue on the Hyperspectral Infrared Imager (HyspIRI): Emerging science in terrestrial and aquatic ecology, radiation balance and hazards. Remote Sensing of Environment. 167, 1-5. DOI: 10.1016/j.rse.2015.06.011  ( Roberts, Dar (11-HYSPIRI11-0008)  )
Huang, W., Swatantran, A., Johnson, K., Duncanson, L., Tang, H., O'Neil Dunne, J., Hurtt, G., Dubayah, R. 2015. Local discrepancies in continental scale biomass maps: a case study over forested and non-forested landscapes in Maryland, USA. Carbon Balance and Management. 10(1). DOI: 10.1186/s13021-015-0030-9  ( Dubayah-03  Hurtt-03  )
Johnson, K. D., Birdsey, R., Cole, J., Swatantran, A., O'Neil-Dunne, J., Dubayah, R., Lister, A. 2015. Integrating LIDAR and forest inventories to fill the trees outside forests data gap. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment. 187(10). DOI: 10.1007/s10661-015-4839-1  ( Dubayah-03  )
Kharuk, V. I., Ranson, K. J., Im, S. T., Petrov, I. A. 2015. Climate-induced larch growth response within the central Siberian permafrost zone. Environmental Research Letters. 10(12), 125009. DOI: 10.1088/1748-9326/10/12/125009  ( Ranson, Jon (11-TE11-0101)  )
Kim, Y., Kimball, J. S., Robinson, D. A., Derksen, C. 2015. New satellite climate data records indicate strong coupling between recent frozen season changes and snow cover over high northern latitudes. Environmental Research Letters. 10(8), 084004. DOI: 10.1088/1748-9326/10/8/084004  ( Kimball-04  )
King, A. W., Andres, R. J., Davis, K. J., Hafer, M., Hayes, D. J., Huntzinger, D. N., de Jong, B., Kurz, W. A., McGuire, A. D., Vargas, R., Wei, Y., West, T. O., Woodall, C. W. 2015. North America's net terrestrial CO2 exchange with the atmosphere 1990-2009. Biogeosciences. 12(2), 399-414. DOI: 10.5194/bg-12-399-2015  ( Asrar-West-04  Vargas-01  )
Le Page, Y., Morton, D., Bond-Lamberty, B., Pereira, J. M. C., Hurtt, G. 2015. HESFIRE: a global fire model to explore the role of anthropogenic and weather drivers. Biogeosciences. 12(3), 887-903. DOI: 10.5194/bg-12-887-2015  ( Hurtt-01  Hurtt-02  )
Lindsay, C., Zhu, J., Miller, A., Kirchner, P., Wilson, T. 2015. Deriving Snow Cover Metrics for Alaska from MODIS. Remote Sensing. 7(10), 12961-12985. DOI: 10.3390/rs71012961  ( Kimball-04  )
Mao, J., Fu, W., Shi, X., Ricciuto, D. M., Fisher, J. B., Dickinson, R. E., Wei, Y., Shem, W., Piao, S., Wang, K., Schwalm, C. R., Tian, H., Mu, M., Arain, A., Ciais, P., Cook, R., Dai, Y., Hayes, D., Hoffman, F. M., Huang, M., Huang, S., Huntzinger, D. N., Ito, A., Jain, A., King, A. W., Lei, H., Lu, C., Michalak, A. M., Parazoo, N., Peng, C., Peng, S., Poulter, B., Schaefer, K., Jafarov, E., Thornton, P. E., Wang, W., Zeng, N., Zeng, Z., Zhao, F., Zhu, Q., Zhu, Z. 2015. Disentangling climatic and anthropogenic controls on global terrestrial evapotranspiration trends. Environmental Research Letters. 10(9), 094008. DOI: 10.1088/1748-9326/10/9/094008  ( Michalak-02  )
Margolis, H. A., Nelson, R. F., Montesano, P. M., Beaudoin, A., Sun, G., Andersen, H., Wulder, M. A. 2015. Combining satellite lidar, airborne lidar, and ground plots to estimate the amount and distribution of aboveground biomass in the boreal forest of North America 1. Canadian Journal of Forest Research. 45(7), 838-855. DOI: 10.1139/cjfr-2015-0006  ( Nelson-02  )
Milne, E., Banwart, S. A., Noellemeyer, E., Abson, D. J., Ballabio, C., Bampa, F., Bationo, A., Batjes, N. H., Bernoux, M., Bhattacharyya, T., Black, H., Buschiazzo, D. E., Cai, Z., Cerri, C. E., Cheng, K., Compagnone, C., Conant, R., Coutinho, H. L., de Brogniez, D., Balieiro, F. D. C., Duffy, C., Feller, C., Fidalgo, E. C., da Silva, C. F., Funk, R., Gaudig, G., Gicheru, P. T., Goldhaber, M., Gottschalk, P., Goulet, F., Goverse, T., Grathwohl, P., Joosten, H., Kamoni, P. T., Kihara, J., Krawczynski, R., La Scala, N., Lemanceau, P., Li, L., Li, Z., Lugato, E., Maron, P., Martius, C., Melillo, J., Montanarella, L., Nikolaidis, N., Nziguheba, G., Pan, G., Pascual, U., Paustian, K., Pineiro, G., Powlson, D., Quiroga, A., Richter, D., Sigwalt, A., Six, J., Smith, J., Smith, P., Stocking, M., Tanneberger, F., Termansen, M., van Noordwijk, M., van Wesemael, B., Vargas, R., Victoria, R. L., Waswa, B., Werner, D., Wichmann, S., Wichtmann, W., Zhang, X., Zhao, Y., Zheng, J., Zheng, J. 2015. Soil carbon, multiple benefits. Environmental Development. 13, 33-38. DOI: 10.1016/j.envdev.2014.11.005  ( Vargas-01  )
Montesano, P. M., Rosette, J., Sun, G., North, P., Nelson, R. F., Dubayah, R. O., Ranson, K. J., Kharuk, V. 2015. The uncertainty of biomass estimates from modeled ICESat-2 returns across a boreal forest gradient. Remote Sensing of Environment. 158, 95-109. DOI: 10.1016/j.rse.2014.10.029  ( Ranson, Jon (11-TE11-0101)  Ranson-01  )
Mouteva, G. O., Czimczik, C. I., Fahrni, S. M., Wiggins, E. B., Rogers, B. M., Veraverbeke, S., Xu, X., Santos, G. M., Henderson, J., Miller, C. E., Randerson, J. T. 2015. Black carbon aerosol dynamics and isotopic composition in Alaska linked with boreal fire emissions and depth of burn in organic soils. Global Biogeochemical Cycles. 29(11), 1977-2000. DOI: 10.1002/2015GB005247  ( Rogers-01  )
Ogle, S. M., Davis, K., Lauvaux, T., Schuh, A., Cooley, D., West, T. O., Heath, L. S., Miles, N. L., Richardson, S., Breidt, F. J., Smith, J. E., McCarty, J. L., Gurney, K. R., Tans, P., Denning, A. S. 2015. An approach for verifying biogenic greenhouse gas emissions inventories with atmospheric CO 2 concentration data. Environmental Research Letters. 10(3), 034012. DOI: 10.1088/1748-9326/10/3/034012  ( West-03  )
Pellissier, P. A., Ollinger, S. V., Lepine, L. C., Palace, M. W., McDowell, W. H. 2015. Remote sensing of foliar nitrogen in cultivated grasslands of human dominated landscapes. Remote Sensing of Environment. 167, 88-97. DOI: 10.1016/j.rse.2015.06.009  ( Ollinger-03  )
Reimer, J. J., Vargas, R., Rivas, D., Gaxiola-Castro, G., Hernandez-Ayon, J. M., Lara-Lara, R. 2015. Sea Surface Temperature Influence on Terrestrial Gross Primary Production along the Southern California Current. PLOS ONE. 10(4), e0125177. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0125177  ( Vargas-01  Vargas-02  )
Roberts, D. A., Dennison, P. E., Roth, K. L., Dudley, K., Hulley, G. 2015. Relationships between dominant plant species, fractional cover and Land Surface Temperature in a Mediterranean ecosystem. Remote Sensing of Environment. 167, 152-167. DOI: 10.1016/j.rse.2015.01.026  ( Roberts, Dar (11-HYSPIRI11-0008)  )
Rodriguez-Robles, U., Arredondo, J. T., Huber-Sannwald, E., Vargas, R. 2015. Geoecohydrological mechanisms couple soil and leaf water dynamics and facilitate species coexistence in shallow soils of a tropical semiarid mixed forest. New Phytologist. 207(1), 59-69. DOI: 10.1111/nph.13344  ( Vargas-01  )
Rosette, J., Cook, B., Nelson, R., Huang, C., Masek, J., Tucker, C., Sun, G., Huang, W., Montesano, P., Rubio-Gil, J., Ranson, J. 2015. Sensor Compatibility for Biomass Change Estimation Using Remote Sensing Data Sets: Part of NASA's Carbon Monitoring System Initiative. IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters. 12(7), 1511-1515. DOI: 10.1109/LGRS.2015.2411262  ( Cook-B-01  )
Schaefer, K., Liu, L., Parsekian, A., Jafarov, E., Chen, A., Zhang, T., Gusmeroli, A., Panda, S., Zebker, H., Schaefer, T. 2015. Remotely Sensed Active Layer Thickness (ReSALT) at Barrow, Alaska Using Interferometric Synthetic Aperture Radar. Remote Sensing. 7(4), 3735-3759. DOI: 10.3390/rs70403735  ( Schaefer-03  )
Schuur, E. A. G., McGuire, A. D., Schadel, C., Grosse, G., Harden, J. W., Hayes, D. J., Hugelius, G., Koven, C. D., Kuhry, P., Lawrence, D. M., Natali, S. M., Olefeldt, D., Romanovsky, V. E., Schaefer, K., Turetsky, M. R., Treat, C. C., Vonk, J. E. 2015. Climate change and the permafrost carbon feedback. Nature. 520(7546), 171-179. DOI: 10.1038/nature14338  ( Schaefer-01  Wullschleger-01  )
Schwalm, C. R., Huntzinger, D. N., Fisher, J. B., Michalak, A. M., Bowman, K., Ciais, P., Cook, R., El-Masri, B., Hayes, D., Huang, M., Ito, A., Jain, A., King, A. W., Lei, H., Liu, J., Lu, C., Mao, J., Peng, S., Poulter, B., Ricciuto, D., Schaefer, K., Shi, X., Tao, B., Tian, H., Wang, W., Wei, Y., Yang, J., Zeng, N. 2015. Toward "optimal" integration of terrestrial biosphere models. Geophysical Research Letters. 42(11), 4418-4428. DOI: 10.1002/2015GL064002  ( Huntzinger-01  Michalak-02  Schwalm-01  )
Sexton, J. O., Noojipady, P., Anand, A., Song, X., McMahon, S., Huang, C., Feng, M., Channan, S., Townshend, J. R. 2015. A model for the propagation of uncertainty from continuous estimates of tree cover to categorical forest cover and change. Remote Sensing of Environment. 156, 418-425. DOI: 10.1016/j.rse.2014.08.038  ( Ranson-02  )
Sexton, J. O., Noojipady, P., Song, X., Feng, M., Song, D., Kim, D., Anand, A., Huang, C., Channan, S., Pimm, S. L., Townshend, J. R. 2015. Conservation policy and the measurement of forests. Nature Climate Change. DOI: 10.1038/nclimate2816  ( Ranson-02  )
Stockwell, C. E., Veres, P. R., Williams, J., Yokelson, R. J. 2015. Characterization of biomass burning emissions from cooking fires, peat, crop residue, and other fuels with high-resolution proton-transfer-reaction time-of-flight mass spectrometry. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics. 15(2), 845-865. DOI: 10.5194/acp-15-845-2015  ( Cochrane-01  )
Sun, S., Sun, G., Caldwell, P., McNulty, S. G., Cohen, E., Xiao, J., Zhang, Y. 2015. Drought impacts on ecosystem functions of the U.S. National Forests and Grasslands: Part I evaluation of a water and carbon balance model. Forest Ecology and Management. 353, 260-268. DOI: 10.1016/j.foreco.2015.03.054  ( Ollinger-03  )
Sun, S., Sun, G., Caldwell, P., McNulty, S., Cohen, E., Xiao, J., Zhang, Y. 2015. Drought impacts on ecosystem functions of the U.S. National Forests and Grasslands: Part II assessment results and management implications. Forest Ecology and Management. 353, 269-279. DOI: 10.1016/j.foreco.2015.04.002  ( Ollinger-03  )
Thompson, D. R., Gao, B., Green, R. O., Roberts, D. A., Dennison, P. E., Lundeen, S. R. 2015. Atmospheric correction for global mapping spectroscopy: ATREM advances for the HyspIRI preparatory campaign. Remote Sensing of Environment. 167, 64-77. DOI: 10.1016/j.rse.2015.02.010  ( Roberts, Dar (11-HYSPIRI11-0008)  )
Thorn, A. M., Xiao, J., Ollinger, S. V. 2015. Generalization and evaluation of the process-based forest ecosystem model PnET-CN for other biomes. Ecosphere. 6(3), art43. DOI: 10.1890/ES14-00542.1  ( Ollinger-03  Xiao-01  Xiao-03  )
Tian, H., Lu, C., Yang, J., Banger, K., Huntzinger, D. N., Schwalm, C. R., Michalak, A. M., Cook, R., Ciais, P., Hayes, D., Huang, M., Ito, A., Jain, A. K., Lei, H., Mao, J., Pan, S., Post, W. M., Peng, S., Poulter, B., Ren, W., Ricciuto, D., Schaefer, K., Shi, X., Tao, B., Wang, W., Wei, Y., Yang, Q., Zhang, B., Zeng, N. 2015. Global patterns and controls of soil organic carbon dynamics as simulated by multiple terrestrial biosphere models: Current status and future directions. Global Biogeochemical Cycles. 29(6), 775-792. DOI: 10.1002/2014GB005021  ( Michalak-02  )
Treuhaft, R., Gonzalves, F., dos Santos, J. R., Keller, M., Palace, M., Madsen, S. N., Sullivan, F., Graca, P. M. L. A. 2015. Tropical-Forest Biomass Estimation at X-Band From the Spaceborne TanDEM-X Interferometer. IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters. 12(2), 239-243. DOI: 10.1109/LGRS.2014.2334140  ( Treuhaft, Robert (05-RSS/05-0008)  )
Turner, D. P., Ritts, W. D., Kennedy, R. E., Gray, A. N., Yang, Z. 2015. Effects of harvest, fire, and pest/pathogen disturbances on the West Cascades ecoregion carbon balance. Carbon Balance and Management. 10(1). DOI: 10.1186/s13021-015-0022-9  ( Turner-02  )
Tyukavina, A., Baccini, A., Hansen, M. C., Potapov, P. V., Stehman, S. V., Houghton, R. A., Krylov, A. M., Turubanova, S., Goetz, S. J. 2015. Aboveground carbon loss in natural and managed tropical forests from 2000 to 2012. Environmental Research Letters. 10(7), 074002. DOI: 10.1088/1748-9326/10/7/074002  ( Stehman-01  )
Veraverbeke, S., Rogers, B. M., Randerson, J. T. 2015. Daily burned area and carbon emissions from boreal fires in Alaska. Biogeosciences. 12(11), 3579-3601. DOI: 10.5194/bg-12-3579-2015  ( Rogers-01  )
Wagner, J. E., Stehman, S. V. 2015. Optimizing sample size allocation to strata for estimating area and map accuracy. Remote Sensing of Environment. 168, 126-133. DOI: 10.1016/j.rse.2015.06.027  ( Stehman-01  )
Wolf, J., West, T. O., Le Page, Y., Kyle, G. P., Zhang, X., Collatz, G. J., Imhoff, M. L. 2015. Biogenic carbon fluxes from global agricultural production and consumption. Global Biogeochemical Cycles. 29(10), 1617-1639. DOI: 10.1002/2015GB005119  ( West-03  )
Xue, B., Guo, Q., Otto, A., Xiao, J., Tao, S., Li, L. 2015. Global patterns, trends, and drivers of water use efficiency from 2000 to 2013. Ecosphere. 6(10), art174. DOI: 10.1890/ES14-00416.1  ( Ollinger-03  )
Yi, Y., Kimball, J. S., Rawlins, M. A., Moghaddam, M., Euskirchen, E. S. 2015. The role of snow cover affecting boreal-arctic soil freeze-thaw and carbon dynamics. Biogeosciences. 12(19), 5811-5829. DOI: 10.5194/bg-12-5811-2015  ( Kimball-04  )
Zhang, X., Izaurralde, R. C., Manowitz, D. H., Sahajpal, R., West, T. O., Thomson, A. M., Xu, M., Zhao, K., LeDuc, S. D., Williams, J. R. 2015. Regional scale cropland carbon budgets: Evaluating a geospatial agricultural modeling system using inventory data. Environmental Modelling & Software. 63, 199-216. DOI: 10.1016/j.envsoft.2014.10.005  ( Asrar-West-04  Zhang-X-01  )
Zona, D., Gioli, B., Commane, R., Lindaas, J., Wofsy, S. C., Miller, C. E., Dinardo, S. J., Dengel, S., Sweeney, C., Karion, A., Chang, R. Y., Henderson, J. M., Murphy, P. C., Goodrich, J. P., Moreaux, V., Liljedahl, A., Watts, J. D., Kimball, J. S., Lipson, D. A., Oechel, W. C. 2015. Cold season emissions dominate the Arctic tundra methane budget. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 113(1), 40-45. DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1516017113  ( Kimball-04  )