Recent Publications

January 2018

Gallo, K.P., Stensaas, G.L., Dwyer, J.L., and Longhenry, R., 2017, A land product characterization system for comparative analysis of satellite data and products: Remote Sensing, v. 10, no. 1, p. 48, article number 48, at http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/rs10010048.

Gu, Y., and Wylie, B.K., 2018, Integrating future scenario based crop expansion information and crop conditions to map switchgrass biofuel potential areas in the eastern Nebraska, USA: Global Change Biology Bioenergy, v. 10, no. 2, p. 76–83, at http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/gcbb.12468.

Senay, G.B., Schauer, M., Friedrichs, M., Velpuri, N.M., and Singh, R.K., 2017, Satellite-based water use dynamics using historical Landsat data (1984–2014) in the southwestern United States: Remote Sensing of Environment, v. 202, p. 98–112, at https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rse.2017.05.005.

Wickham, J., Stehman, S.V., and Homer, C.G., 2018, Spatial patterns of the United States National Land Cover Dataset (NLCD) land-cover change thematic accuracy (2001–2011): International Journal of Remote Sensing, v. 39, no. 6, p. 1729–1743, at https://doi.org/10.1080/01431161.2017.1410298.

 

December 2017

Auch, R.F., Xian, G., Laingen, C.R., Sayler, K.L., and Reker, R.R., in press, Human drivers, biophysical changes, and climatic variation affecting contemporary cropping proportions in the northern prairie of the U.S: Journal of Land Use Science, p. 0–0, at https://doi.org/10.1080/1747423X.2017.1413433.

Kass, M.A., Irons, T.P., Minsley, B.J., Pastick, N.J., Brown, D.R.N., and Wylie, B.K., 2017, In situ nuclear magnetic resonance response of permafrost and active layer soil in boreal and tundra ecosystems: The Cryosphere, v. 11, p. 2943–2955, at http://dx.doi.org/10.5194/tc-11-2943-2017.

Sivanpillai, R., Jones, B.K., and Lamb, R.M., 2017, Accessing satellite imagery for disaster response through the International Charter: Lessons learned from the 2011 US Midwestern floods: Space Policy, v. 42, p. 54–61, at https://doi.org/10.1016/j.spacepol.2017.08.003.

Young, S.M., 2017, U.S. Geological Survey shrub/grass products provide new approach to shrubland monitoring: U.S. Geological Fact Sheet 2017–3084, 4 p., https://doi.org/10.3133/fs20173084.

 Fact Sheet 2017-3084

 

November 2017

Reitz, M., Senay, G.B., and Sanford, W.E., 2017, Combining remote sensing and water-balance evapotranspiration estimates for the conterminous United States: Remote Sensing, v. 9, no. 12, article number 1181, at http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/rs9121181

Thatcher, C.A., Heidemann, H.K., Stoker, J.M., and Eldridge, D.F., 2017, The 3D Elevation Program national indexing scheme: U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2017-3073, 2 p., https://doi.org/10.3133/fs20173073.

 

October 2017

Boyte, S.P., Wylie, B.K., and Homer, C.G., 2017, Regional mapping of herbaceous annual cover in the Great Basin, presentation at Great Basin LCC 2017 Webinar Series, 26 July 2017: Great Basin Landscape Conservation Cooperative, at https://greatbasinlcc.org/webinar-series.

Faundeen, J.L., and Hutchison, V., 2017, The evolution, approval and implementation of the U.S. Geological Survey Science Data Lifecycle Model: Journal of eScience Librarianship, v. 6, no. 2, p. 1–10, at http://dx.doi.org/10.7191/jeslib.2017.1117.

Kass, M.A., Irons, T.P., Minsley, B.J., Pastick, N.J., Brown, D.R.N., and Wylie, B.K., accepted, In situ nuclear magnetic resonance response of permafrost and active layer soil in boreal and tundra ecosystems: The Cryosphere, p. 1–21, at http://dx.doi.org/10.5194/tc-2016-256.

Li, Z., Liu, S., Tan, Z., Sohl, T.L., and Wu, Y., 2017, Simulating the effects of management practices on cropland soil organic carbon changes in the Temperate Prairies Ecoregion of the United States from 1980 to 2012: Ecological Modelling, v. 365, p. 68–79, at http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ecolmodel.2017.09.017.

Rigge, M.B., Gass, Leila, Homer, C.G., and Xian, G.Z., 2017, Methods for converting continuous shrubland ecosystem component values to thematic National Land Cover Database classes: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2017–1119, 10 p., https://doi.org/10.3133/ofr20171119.

Open-File Report 2017–1119

 

September 2017

Anderson, C., Helder, D., and Jeno, D., 2017, Statistical relative gain calculation for Landsat 8, in Butler, J.J., Xiong, X., and Gu, X., eds., Earth Observing Systems XXII, San Diego, Calif, 6–10 August 2017, Proceedings of SPIE Vol. 10402: Bellingham, Wash., Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE), article number 104021F, at http://dx.doi.org/10.1117/12.2276000.

Boyte, S.P., Wylie, B.K., Howard, D.M., Dahal, D., and Gilmanov, T.G., 2017, Estimating carbon and showing impacts of drought using satellite data in regression-tree modeling: International Journal of Remote Sensing, v. 38, no. 2, p. 374–398, at http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/01431161.2017.1384592.

Boyte, S.P., Wylie, B.K., Rigge, M.B., and Dahal, D., in press, Fusing MODIS with Landsat 8 data to downscale weekly Normalized Difference Vegetation Index estimates for Central Great Basin rangelands, USA: GIScience & Remote Sensing, p. 0–0, at http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/15481603.2017.1382065.

Davenport, F., Grace, K., Funk, C.C., and Shukla, S., 2017, Child health outcomes in sub-Saharan Africa—A comparison of changes in climate and socio-economic factors: Global Environmental Change, v. 46, p. 72–87, at http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gloenvcha.2017.04.009.

Micijevic, E., Haque, M.O., and Mishra, N., 2017, Radiometric characterization of Landsat Collection 1 products, in Butler, J.J., Xiong, X., and Gu, X., eds., Earth Observing Systems XXII, San Diego, Calif, 6–10 August 2017, Proceedings of SPIE Vol. 10402: Bellingham, Wash., Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE), article number 104021D, at http://dx.doi.org/10.1117/12.2276065.

 

August 2017

Drummond, M.A., Griffith, G.E., Auch, R.F., Stier, M.P., Taylor, J.L., Hester, D.J., Riegle, J.L., and McBeth, J.L., 2017, Understanding recurrent land use processes and long-term transitions in the dynamic south-central United States, c. 1800 to 2006: Land Use Policy, v. 68, p. 345–354, at http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.landusepol.2017.07.061.

Gilmanov, T.G., Morgan, J.A., Hanan, N.P., Wylie, B.K., Rajan, N., Smith, D.P., and Howard, D.M., in press, Productivity and CO2 exchange of Great Plains ecoregions. I. Shortgrass steppe—Flux-tower estimates: Rangeland Ecology and Management, p. 0–0, at http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.rama.2017.06.007.

Ji, L., and Brown, J.F., 2017, Effect of NOAA satellite orbital drift on AVHRR-derived phenological metrics: International Journal of Applied Earth Observations and Geoinformation, v. 62, p. 215–223, at http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jag.2017.06.013.

Reitz, M., Sanford, W.E., Senay, G.B., and Cazenas, J., 2017, Annual estimates of recharge, quick-flow runoff, and evapotranspiration for the contiguous U.S. using empirical regression equations: Journal of the American Water Resources Association, v. 53, no. 4, p. 961–983, at http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1752-1688.12546.

Sivanpillai, R., Jones, B.K., and Lamb, R.M., in press, Accessing satellite imagery for disaster response through the International Charter: Lessons learned from the 2011 US Midwestern Floods: Space Policy, p. 0–0, at https://doi.org/10.1016/j.spacepol.2017.08.003.

 

July 2017

Boyte, S.P., Wylie, B.K., and Homer, C.G., 2017, Regional mapping of herbaceous annual cover in the Great Basin, Great Basin LCC 2017 Webinar Series, at https://greatbasinlcc.org/webinar-series.

Brandt, M., Tappan, G.G., Diouf, A.A., Beye, G., Mbow, C., and Fensholt, R., 2017, Woody vegetation die off and regeneration in response to rainfall variability in the West African Sahel: Remote Sensing, v. 9, no. 1, at http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/rs9010039.

Hawbaker, T.J., Vanderhoof, M.K., Beal, Y.-J., Takacs, J.D., Schmidt, G.L., Falgout, J.T., Williams, B.R., Fairaux, N.M., Caldwell, M.K., Picotte, J.J., Howard, S.M., Stitt, S., and Dwyer, J.L., 2017, Mapping burned areas using dense time-series of Landsat data: Remote Sensing of Environment, v. 198, p. 504–522, at http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.rse.2017.06.027.

Pastick, N.J., Duffy, P., Genet, H., Rupp, T.S., Wylie, B.K., Johnson, K.D., Jorgenson, M.T., Bliss, N.B., McGuire, A.D., Jafarov, E.E., and Knight, J., 2017, Historical and projected trends in landscape drivers affecting carbon dynamics in Alaska [invited feature article]: Ecological Applications, v. 27, no. 5, p. 1383–1402, at http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/eap.1538.

Velpuri, N.M., and Senay, G.B., 2017, Partitioning evapotranspiration into green and blue water sources in the conterminous United States: Nature Scientific Reports, v. 7, article number 6191, at http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41598-017-06359-w.

Vogelmann, J.E., Khoa, P.V., Lan, D.X., Shermeyer, J., Shi, H., Wimberly, M.C., Duong, H.T., and Huong, L.V., 2017, Assessment of forest degradation in Vietnam using Landsat time series data: Forests, v. 8, no. 7, article number 238, at http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/f8070238.