COS 116 - Remote Sensing and Image Analysis

Thursday, August 11, 2011: 1:30 PM-5:00 PM
13, Austin Convention Center
1:50 PM
Surface hydrology of an arctic ecosystem: Multiscale analysis of a flooding and draining experiment using a new spectral index
Santonu Goswami, Oak Ridge National Laboratory; John A. Gamon, University of Alberta; Craig E. Tweedie, University of Texas at El Paso
2:10 PM
Plant species mapping using integrated airborne lidar and hyperspectral imagery across multiple functional groups
Kyla M. Dahlin, National Center for Atmospheric Research; Gregory P. Asner, Carnegie Institution for Science
2:30 PM
Recovery of vegetation canopy after severe fire in 2000 at the Black Hills National Forest, South Dakota, USA
Xiangming Xiao, University of Oklahoma; Chandrashekhar Biradar, University of Oklahoma; Audrey Wang, University of Oklahoma; Sage Sheldon, University of Oklahoma; Yumin Chen, University of Oklahoma
2:50 PM
Scaling up forest allometry with lidar and radar remote sensing
Naiara Pinto, University of Maryland; Ralph Dubayah, University of Maryland; Marc Simard, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory; Sassan Saatchi, Jet Propulsion Laboratory; Bruce Cook, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center; Paul Siqueira, University of Massachusetts
3:10 PM
3:20 PM
A picture is worth a thousand words: A new index of structural complexity to quantify the effects of management on forest structure
Isabelle A. Witté, Centre for forest research, University of Quebec in Montréal
3:40 PM
Quantifying tree cover in an African savanna using a multi-scale remote sensing approach
Andrea E. Gaughan, University of Missouri; Ricardo M. Holdo, University of Missouri; T. Michael Anderson, Wake Forest University
4:00 PM
Classification of Landsat images based on spectral and topographic variables for land cover change in Zagros forests
Azad Henareh Khalyani, Michigan Technological University; Michael J. Falkowski, Michigan Technological University; Audrey L. Mayer, Michigan Technological University
4:20 PM
Estimating changes in above- and below-ground 3-D vegetation structure in a model savanna using ground penetrating radar and terrestrial laser scanning
Sean M. Thompson, Texas A&M University; William T. Brademan, Texas A&M University; Byron G. Barber, Texas A&M University; Alfredo Delgado, Texas A&M University; Michael A. Austin, Texas A & M University; Dirk B. Hays, Texas A&M University; Robert A. Washington-Allen, University of Tennessee
4:40 PM
Using multi-spectral phenological trajectories to detect an invasive grass in the Sonoran Desert
Aaryn Olsson, Northern Arizona University; Ophelia Wang, Northern Arizona University; Luke Zachmann, Northern Arizona University; Steven Sesnie, Northern Arizona University; Brett G. Dickson, Conservation Science Partners; Bethany A. Bradley, University of Massachusetts
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