Land-Use and Land-Cover Change: Detecting, Modeling, and Its Effects on Water, Energy, and Biogeochemical Dynamics at Various Temporal and Spatial Scales II Posters

Thursday, 18 December 2014: 1:40 PM-6:00 PM
Chairs:  Min Chen, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, United States and Qianlai Zhuang, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, United States
Primary Conveners:  Xiaoliang Lu, Marine biological lab, Woods hole, MA, United States
Co-conveners:  Yaling Liu, Purdue Univ, West Lafayette, IN, United States and Qing Zhu, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA, United States
OSPA Liaisons:  David W Kicklighter, MBL, The Ecosystems Center, Woods Hole, MA, United States

Abstracts Submitted to this Session:

Mapping Urban Expansion Across North America Using Multi-Temporal Landsat and Nighttime Lights Data
Cristina Milesi1, Christopher Small2, Uttam Kumar1, Kumar Raja3, Andrew Michaelis4, Gong Zhang1, Sangram Ganguly1, Petr Votava5, Weile Wang6, Forrest S Melton5, Jennifer L Dungan1, Susan E. Alexander5 and Ramakrishna R Nemani1, (1)NASA Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, CA, United States, (2)Lamont Doherty Earth Obs., Palisades, NY, United States, (3)EADS Innovation Works, Airbus Engineering Centre India, Bangalore, India, (4)University Corporation at Monterey Bay, Seaside, CA, United States, (5)California State University Monterey Bay, Seaside, CA, United States, (6)CSUMB & NASA/AMES, Seaside, CA, United States
Application of Object Based Image Analysis (OBIA) in detecting and quantifying forest loss caused by artisanal gold mining activities in Upper Mazaruni River Basin, Guyana
Biniam Semere Mengisteab, Leonhard Blesius and Logan Hennessy, San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA, United States
Christopher E Soulard1, William Acevedo1, Kristi L Sayler2 and Janis L Taylor2, (1)US Geological Survey, Menlo Park, CA, United States, (2)US Geological Survey, Sioux Falls, SD, United States
Preliminary Analysis of Historical Water Quality in the Tidal Christina River, Delaware
Margaret Christie, Ronald Martin and James Eugene Pizzuto, University of Delaware, Newark, DE, United States
Land-use impacts on water resources and protected areas: applications of state-and-transition simulation modeling of future scenarios
Tamara S Wilson1, Benjamin M Sleeter1, Jason Sherba2 and Dick Cameron3, (1)USGS Western Regional Offices Menlo Park, Menlo Park, CA, United States, (2)U.S. Geological Survey, Menlo Park, CA, United States, (3)The Nature Conservancy, North and Central Coast Region, San Francisco, United States
Integrating Ecology and Watershed Processes: Historical Rangeland Change as a Driver of Sediment Yield and Impacts on Reservoir Storage
Matthew Berg1, Bradford Paul Wilcox2, Franco Marcantonio1 and Sorin C Popescu3, (1)Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, United States, (2)Texas A & M University, College Station, TX, United States, (3)Texas A&M University, Department of Ecosystem Science and Management, College Station, TX, United States
Modeling and mapping regional land use/land cover change in South Central Texas
Thushara Ranatunga and Dmitry Messen, Houston-Galveston Area Council, Houston, TX, United States
Spatial relationship with the grazing pressure and alpine grassland degradation base on the GPS tracing experiment: a case study in the source region of Yellow River
Linshan Liu and Yili Zhang, IGSNRR Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources Research, CAS, Beijing, China
A biogeochemical and isotopic view of Nitrogen and Carbon in rivers of the Alto Paraíba do Sul basin, São Paulo State, Brazil
Elizabethe de Campos Ravagnani, Luciana Della Coletta, Silvia Rafaela Machado Lins, Juliana Antonio, Edmar Antonio Mazzi, Alexssandra Luiza Molina Rossete, Tatiana Morgan Bertelli Andrade and Luiz Antonio Martinelli, Universidade de Sao Paulo, Piracicaba, Brazil
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