Near-surface Remote Sensing of Vegetation Structure, Function, and Stress II

Friday, 19 December 2014: 4:00 PM-6:00 PM
Chairs:  Christopher J Still1, Josh M Gray2, Brent R Helliker3 and Thomas Hilker1, (1)Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR, United States(2)Boston University, Earth and Environment, Boston, MA, United States(3)University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, United States
Primary Conveners:  Christopher J Still, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR, United States
Co-conveners:  Brent R Helliker, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, United States, Thomas Hilker, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR, United States and Josh M Gray, Boston University, Earth and Environment, Boston, MA, United States
OSPA Liaisons:  Josh M Gray, Boston University, Earth and Environment, Boston, MA, United States

Abstracts Submitted to this Session:

4:00 PM
Using the Rapid-Scanning, Ultra-Portable, Canopy Biomass Lidar (CBL) Alone and In Tandem with the Full-Waveform Dual-Wavelength Echidna® Lidar (DWEL) to Establish Forest Structure and Biomass Estimates in a Variety of Ecosystems
Crystal Schaaf1, Ian Paynter2, Edward Joseph Saenz2, Zhan Li3, Alan H Strahler3, Francesco Peri2, Angela Erb2, Pasi Raumonen4, Jasmine Muir5, Glenn Howe6, Kuravi Hewawasam6, Jason Martel6, Ewan S Douglas3, Supriya Chakrabarti6, Timothy Cook6, Michael Schaefer7, Glenn Newnham8, David L. B. Jupp7, Jan A van Aardt9, David Kelbe9, Paul Romanczyk9 and Jason Faulring9, (1)University of Massachusetts Boston, School for the Environment, Boston, MA, United States, (2)University of Massachusetts Boston, Boston, MA, United States, (3)Boston University, Boston, MA, United States, (4)Tampere University of Technology, Tampere, Finland, (5)University of Queensland, St Lucia, QLD, Australia, (6)University of Massachusetts, Lowell, Lowell, MA, United States, (7)CSIRO Marine and Atmospheric Research, Canberra, Australia, (8)CSIRO Land and Water, Clayton South, Australia, (9)Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY, United States
4:15 PM
Dynamic Response of Plant Chlorophyll Fluorescence to Light, Water and Nutrient Availability
Maria Del Pilar Cendrero Mateo1, Susan M Moran2, Albert Porcar-Castell3, A. Elizabete Carmo-Silva4, Shirley A. Papuga5, Maria Matveeva1, Sebastian Wieneke6 and Uwe Rascher1, (1)Forschungszentrum Jülich, Jülich, Germany, (2)Agricultural Research Service Tucson, Tucson, AZ, United States, (3)University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland, (4)Rothamsted Research, Devon, United Kingdom, (5)The University of Arizona, Tucson, United States, (6)University of Cologne, Cologne, Germany
4:30 PM
Estimating forest structure at five tropical forested sites using lidar point cloud data
Michael W Palace, Complex System Research Center, Durham, NH, United States, Franklin Sullivan, University of New Hampshire Main Campus, Durham, NH, United States, Robert N Treuhaft, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA, United States and Michael Maier Keller, Usda Forest Service C/o Gisel, Campinas, Brazil
4:45 PM
PhoDAR, LiDAR and Forestry: Using SfM for Canopy Height Modeling - A Case Study
David Shear, Eagle Digital Imaging, Corvallis, OR, United States
5:00 PM
A UAS-based remote sensing platform for crop water stress detection
Huihui Zhang1, Dong Wang2 and James E Ayars2, (1)USDA-ARS, Water Management Unit, Fort Collins, CO, United States, (2)Agricultural Research Service Parlier, Parlier, CA, United States
5:15 PM
Assessment of urban tree growth from structure, nutrients and composition data derived from airborne lidar and imaging spectroscopy
Huan Gu, Philip A Townsend and Aditya Singh, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI, United States
5:30 PM
Near-surface Thermal Infrared Imaging of a Mixed Forest
Donald M Aubrecht1, Brent R Helliker2 and Andrew D Richardson1, (1)Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, United States, (2)University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, United States
5:45 PM
Development of in-situ imaging tools to quantify vegetation stress, plant mortality, and species composition
Michael Goulden, University of California Irvine, Irvine, CA, United States
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