Recent Publications

July 2016

Auch, R.F., Drummond, A.M., Xian, G., Sayler, K.L., Acevedo, W., and Taylor, J.L., 2016, Regional differences in upland forest to developed (urban) land cover conversions in the conterminous U.S., 1973–2011: Forests, v. 7, no. 7, at http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/f7070132.

Boyte, S.P., Wylie, B.K., and Major, D.J., 2016, Cheatgrass percent cover change—Comparing recent estimates to climate change-driven predictions in the Northern Great Basin: Rangeland Ecology & Management, v. 69, no. 4, p. 265-279, at http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.rama.2016.03.002.

Long, J.B., Giri, C.P., Primavera, J., and Trivedi, M., 2016, Damage and recovery assessment of the Philippines' mangroves following Super Typhoon Haiyan: Marine Pollution Bulletin, v. 109, no. 2, p. 734-743, at http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.marpolbul.2016.06.080.

Sohl, T.L., Reker, R.R., Bouchard, M.A., Sayler, K.L., Dornbierer, J., Wika, S., Quenzer, R.J., and Friesz, A.M., 2016, Modeled historical land use and land cover for the conterminous United States: Journal of Land Use Science, v. 11, no. 4, p. 476-499, at http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/1747423X.2016.1147619.

Sohl, T.L., Wimberly, M.C., Radeloff, V.C., Theobald, D.M., and Sleeter, B.M., in press, Divergent projections of future land use in the United States arising from different models and scenarios: Ecological Modelling, p. 0-0, at http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ecolmodel.2016.07.016.

U.S. Geological Survey, 2016, Landsat—The watchman that never sleeps: U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2016–3045, 2 p., http://dx.doi.org/10.3133/fs20163045.

Fact Sheet 2016-3045

U.S. Geological Survey, 2016, When wildfire damage threatens humans, Landsat provides answers: U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2016–3044, 2 p., http://dx.doi.org/10.3133/fs20163044.

 

June 2016

Cotillon, S., and Mathis, M.L., 2016, Tree Cover Mapping Tool—Documentation and user manual (ver. 1.0, March 2016): U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2016-1067, 11 p., at http://dx.doi.org/10.3133/ofr20161067.

Liu, J., Sleeter, B.M., Zhu, Z., Heath, L.S., Tan, Z., Wilson, T.S., Sherba, J., and Zhou, D., 2016, Estimating carbon sequestration in the Piedmont ecoregion of the United States from 1971 to 2010: Carbon Balance and Management, v. 11, no. 10, at http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13021-016-0052-y.     

U.S. Geological Survey, 2016, Mapping water use—Landsat and water resources in the United States: U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2016–3037, 2 p., http://dx.doi.org/10.3133/fs20163037.

Fact Sheet 2016-3037

 

Verdin, J.P., Verdin, K., Mathis, M.L., Magadzire, T., Kabuchanga, E., Woodbury, M., and Gadain, H., 2016, A software tool for rapid flood inundation mapping: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2016-1038, 26 p., at http://dx.doi.org/10.3133/ofr20161038.

Wylie, B.K., Pastick, N.J., Johnson, K.D., Bliss, N.B., and Genet, H., 2016, Soil carbon and permafrost estimates and susceptibility to climate change in Alaska, chap. 3 in Zhu, Z., and McGuire, A.D., eds., Baseline and projected future carbon storage and greenhouse-gas fluxes in ecosystems of Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1826, p. 53-76, at http://dx.doi.org/10.3133/pp1826.

 

May 2016

Jepsen, S.M., Walvoord, M.A., Voss, C.I., and Rover, J., 2016, Effect of permafrost thaw on the dynamics of lakes recharged by ice-jam floods—Case study of Yukon Flats, Alaska: Hydrological Processes, v. 30, no. 11, p. 1782-1795, at http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/hyp.10756.   

Zhu, Z., Fu, Y., Woodcock, C.E., Olofsson, P., Vogelmann, J.E., Holden, C., Wang, M., Dai, S., and Yu, Y., in press, Including land cover change in analysis of greenness trends using all available Landsat 5, 7, and 8 images—A case study from Guangzhou, China (2000-2014): Remote Sensing of Environment, at http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.rse.2016.03.036.

 

April 2016

Picotte, J.J., Peterson, B., Meier, G.A., and Howard, S.M., 2016, 1984-2010 trends in fire burn severity and area for the conterminous U.S.: International Journal of Wildland Fire, v. 25, no. 4, p. 413-420, at http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/WF15039.

Senay, G.B., 2016, The power of remote sensing—Global monitoring of weather, water, and crops with satellites and data integration: Resource, v. 23, no. 2, p. 6-9, at http://www.asabe.org/media/222668/resource23-02marapr2016.pdf.

U.S. Geological Survey, 2016, Landsat International Cooperators and Global Archive Consolidation: U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2016–3018, 2 p., http://doi.dx.org/10.3133/fs20163018.

 

March 2016

Chen, M., Senay, G.B., Singh, R.K., and Verdin, J.P., 2016, Uncertainty analysis of the Operational Simplified Surface Energy Balance (SSEBop) model at multiple flux tower sites: Journal of Hydrology, v. 536, p. 384-399, at http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jhydrol.2016.02.026.

Minsley, B.J., Pastick, N.J., Wylie, B.K., Brown, D.D., and Kass, M., 2016, Evidence for nonuniform permafrost degradation after fire in boreal landscapes: Journal of Geophysical Research—Earth Surface, v. 121, no. 2, p. 320-335, at http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/2015JF003781.

Moody, J.A., Ebel, B.A., Nyman, P., Martin, D.A., Stoof, C., and McKinley, R.A., 2016, Relations between soil hydraulic properties and burn severity: International Journal of Wildland Fire, v. 25, no. 3, p. 279-293, at http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/wf14062.

Nelson, K.J., Long, D.G., and Connot, J.A., 2016, LANDFIRE 2010—Updates to the national dataset to support improved fire and natural resource management: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2016–1010, at http://dx.doi.org/10.3133/ofr20161010.

Picotte, J.J., Peterson, B., Meier, G.A., and Howard, S.M., in press, 1984-2010 trends in fire burn severity and area for the conterminous U.S.: International Journal of Wildland Fire, p. 0-0, at http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/WF15039.

Sohl, T.L., Reker, R.R., Bouchard, M.A., Sayler, K.L., Dornbierer, J., Wika, S., Quenzer, R.J., and Friesz, A.M., in press, Modeled historical land use and land cover for the conterminous United States: Journal of Land Use Science, p. 0-0, at http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/1747423X.2016.1147619.

Vogelmann, J.E., Gallant, A.L., Shi, H., and Zhu, Z., in press, Perspectives on monitoring gradual change across the continuity of Landsat sensors using time-series data: Remote Sensing of Environment, p. 0-0, at http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.rse.2016.02.060.

U.S. Geological Survey, 2016, Earth as art 4: U.S. Geological Survey General Information Product 161, 20 p., http://dx.doi.org/10.3133/gip161.

Earth As Art 4 booklet cover

 

February 2016

Davis, B.N., Werpy, J., Friesz, A.M., Impecoven, K., Quenzer, R.J., Maiersperger, T.K., and Meyer, D.J., 2015, Interactive access to LP DAAC satellite data archives through a combination of open-source and custom middleware web services: IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Magazine, v. 3, no. 4, p. 8-20, at http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/MGRS.2015.2505999.

Funk, C.C., Shukla, S., Hoell, A., and Livneh, B., 2015, Assessing the contributions of east African and west Pacific warming to the 2014 boreal spring east African drought: Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, v. 96, no. 12, p. S77-S82, at http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/BAMS-D-15-00106.1.

Huang, S., Liu, H., Dahal, D., Jin, S., Li, S., and Liu, S., 2016, Spatial variations in immediate greenhouse gases and aerosol emissions and resulting radiative forcing from wildfires in interior Alaska: Theoretical and Applied Climatology, v. 123, 3, p. 581-592, at http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00704-015-1379-0.

Kumar, L., Sinha, P., Brown, J.F., Ramsey, R.D., Rigge, M., Stam, C.A., Hernandez, A.J., Hunt Jr., R.E., and Reeves, M.C., 2015, Characterization, mapping and monitoring of rangelands—Methods and approaches, chap. 12 of Thenkabail, P.S., ed., Land resources monitoring, modeling, and mapping with remote sensing: Boca Raton, Fla., CRC Press, p. 309-350, at http://dx.doi.org/10.1201/b19322-16.

Wulder, M.A., White, J.C., Loveland, T.R., Woodcock, C.E., Belward, A.S., Cohen, W.B., Fosnight, E.A., Shaw, J., Masek, J.G., and Roy, D.P., in press, The global Landsat archive—Status, consolidation, and direction: Remote Sensing of Environment, p. 0-0, at http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.rse.2015.11.032.

 

January 2016

Danielson, P., Yang, L., Jin, S., Homer, C.G., and Napton, D.E., 2016, An assessment of the cultivated cropland class of NLCD 2006 using a multi-source and multi-criteria approach: Remote Sensing, v. 8, no. 2, article 101, at http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/rs8020101.

Minsley, B.J., Pastick, N.J., Wylie, B.K., Brown, D.D., and Kass, M., accepted, Evidence for non-uniform permafrost degradation after fire across in boreal landscapes: Journal of Geophysical Research—Earth Surface, p. 0-0, at http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/2015JF003781.

Otkin, J.A., Anderson, M.C., Hain, C., Svoboda, M., Johnson, D., Mueller, R., Tadesse, T., Wardlow, B.D., and Brown, J.F., 2016, Assessing the evolution of soil moisture and vegetation conditions during the 2012 United States flash drought: Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, v. 218–219, p. 230-242, at http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.agrformet.2015.12.065.