Near-Surface Remote Sensing of Vegetation Structure, Function, and Stress I Posters

Friday, 19 December 2014: 8:00 AM-12:20 PM
Chairs:  Christopher J Still1, Brent R Helliker2, Josh M Gray3 and Thomas Hilker1, (1)Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR, United States(2)University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, United States(3)Boston University, Earth and Environment, Boston, MA, 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:  Brent R Helliker, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, United States

Abstracts Submitted to this Session:

A New Hyperspectral Designed for Small UAS Tested in Real World Applications
Emma Marcucci1, Eyal Saiet II2 and Michael C. Hatfield2, (1)University of Alaska Fairbanks, Geophysical Institute, Fairbanks, AK, United States, (2)University of Alaska Fairbanks, Fairbanks, AK, United States
Optimizing Uas Image Acquisition and Geo-Registration for Precision Agriculture
Anthony Ahau Hearst, Keith Aric Cherkauer and Katy Martin Rainey, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, United States
Assessing Vegetation Composition and Characteristics Using Ground-Level Hyperspectral Data in Northern Virginia
Itiya Aneece, University of Virginia Main Campus, Charlottesville, VA, United States and Howard E Epstein, University of Virginia Main Campus, Environmental Sciences, Charlottesville, VA, United States
Modelling grassland phenology and growth using near-surface remote sensing derived time series
Koen Hufkens, Min Chen and Andrew D Richardson, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, United States
Forest fuel treatment detection using multi-temporal airborne Lidar data and high resolution aerial imagery ---- A case study at Sierra Nevada, California
Yanjun Su1, Qinghua Guo1, Brandon Collins2, Danny Fry3 and Maggi Kelly3, (1)University of California Merced, Merced, CA, United States, (2)US Forest Service Davis, Davis, CA, United States, (3)University of California Berkeley, Environmental Science, Policy, and Management, Berkeley, CA, United States
Estimating photosynthesis with high resolution field spectroscopy in a Mediterranean grassland under different nutrient availability
Oscar Perez-Priego1, Jinhong Guan1,2, Francesco Fava3, Micol Rossini3, Thomas Wutzler1, Gerardo Moreno4, Arnaud Carrara5, Olaf Kolle1, Marion Schrumpf1, Markus Reichstein1 and Mirco Migliavacca1, (1)Max Planck Institute for Biogeochemistry, Jena, Germany, (2)Chinese Academy of Sciences and Ministry of Water Resources, State Key Laboratory of Soil Erosion and Dryland Farming on Loess Plateau, Institute of Soil and Water Conservation, Yangling, Shaanxi, China, (3)Università degli Studi Milano-Bicocca, Remote Sensing of Environmental Dynamics Laboratory, DISAT, Milan, Italy, (4)Universidad de Extremadura, Dto. de Biologia Vegetal, Ecologia y CC. Tierra,, Plasencia, Caceres, Spain, (5)Fundación Centro de Estudios Ambientales del Mediterráneo (CEAM), Valencia, Spain
Do BRDF effects dominate seasonal changes in tower-based remote sensing imagery?
Jyoteshwar R Nagol1, Douglas C Morton2, Jeremy Rubio3, Bruce D Cook2 and Khaldoun Rishmawi4, (1)University of Maryland College Park, College Park, MD, United States, (2)NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD, United States, (3)Centre d'Etudes Spatiales de la Biosphere, Toulouse Cedex 9, France, (4)University of Maryland College Park, Geographical Sciences, College Park, MD, United States
Optical Polarization of Light from a Sorghum Canopy Measured under both a Clear and an Overcast Sky
Vern C Vanderbilt, NASA Ames Research Center, Earth Science Division, Moffett Field, CA, United States, Craig S.T. Daughtry, USDA-ARS, Hydrology & Remote Sensing Lab, Beltsville, MD, United States, Larry L. Biehl, Purdue University, Information Technology at Purdue (ITaP), West Lafayette, IN, United States and Robert P. Dahlgren, California State University Monterey Bay, Seaside, CA, United States
Photoprotective Response in Plants Impacts Estimation of Biophysical Parameters Using Spectral Reflectance
Arthur I Zygielbaum, Timothy J Arkebauer and Elizabeth Walter-Shea, University of Nebraska Lincoln, Lincoln, NE, United States
Continuous estimation of leaf area index using in-situ albedo data
Chongya Jiang, Seoul National University, Seoul, South Korea and Youngryel Ryu, Seoul National University, Department of Landscape Architecture and Rural Systems Engineering, Seoul, South Korea
Mapping tree health using airborne full-waveform laser scans and hyperspectral imagery: a case study for floodplain eucalypt forest
Iurii Shendryk, Mirela G Tulbure and Mark Broich, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia
Do Australian sclerophyll forests exhibit seasonality? an analysis with phenocam, eddy covariance fluxes, and satellite derived phenology.
Natalia Restrepo-Coupe1, Alfredo R Huete1, Kevin Davies1, Craig Macfarlane2, Jason Beringer3, Eva Van Gorsel4, Chelsea Maier5 and Victor Resco de Dios6, (1)University of Technology Sydney, Plant Functional Biology and Climate Change, Ultimo, Australia, (2)CSIRO Ecosystem Sciences, Floreat, WA, Australia, (3)University of Western Australia, School of Earth and Environment, Crawley, WA, Australia, (4)CSIRO Ocean and Atmosphere Flagship, Yarralumla, Australia, (5)University of Western Sydney, Hawkesbury Institute for the Environment, Penrith, Australia, (6)Universitat de Lleida, Lérida, Spain
How to reduce day-to-day variation of leaf area index derived from digital cover photography?
Yo Rum Hwang1, Youngryel Ryu1, Hyungsuk Kimm1, Craig Macfarlane2, Mait Lang3 and Oliver Sonnentag4, (1)Seoul National University, Department of Landscape Architecture and Rural Systems Engineering, Seoul, South Korea, (2)CSIRO Land and Water Flagship, Private Bag No. 5, Wembley,WA6917, Australia, (3)Tartu Observatory, 61602 Tõravere, Tartu, Estonia, (4)University of Montreal, Montreal, QC, Canada
Estimating more reliable measures of forest canopy temperatures using thermal imaging
Youngil Kim1, Christopher J Still1, Donald M Aubrecht2 and Andrew D Richardson2, (1)Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR, United States, (2)Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, United States
Foliar Temperature Gradients as Drivers of Budburst in Douglas-fir: New Applications of Thermal Infrared Imagery
Rebecca Miller1, Heather E Lintz2, Christoph K Thomas2, Michael J Salino-Hugg3, James J Niemeier3 and Anton Kruger3, (1)Oregon State University, College of Agriculture, Corvallis, OR, United States, (2)Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR, United States, (3)University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, United States
Assessing the Impact of Central Appalachian Tree Species on Canopy Albedo via Measurement of Leaf Angles from Repeated Ground-based, Drone, and Hemispherical Photography
Brenden E McNeil, Dara Erazo and Ty Heimerl, West Virginia University, Geology and Geography, Morgantown, WV, United States
Comparison of Stem Map Developed from Crown Geometry Allometry Linked Census Data to Airborne and Terrestrial Lidar at Harvard Forest, MA
Franklin Sullivan1, Michael W Palace1, Mark J Ducey2, Orwig David3, Bruce D Cook4 and Lucie C Lepine1, (1)University of New Hampshire (UNH), Institute for the Study of Earth, Oceans, and Space (EOS), Durham, NH, United States, (2)University of New Hampshire (UNH), Department of Natural Resources & Environment, Durham, NH, United States, (3)Harvard University, Harvard Forest, Petersham, MA, United States, (4)NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD, United States
Near-Surface Sensing of Vegetative Heavy Metal Stress: Method Development for an Accelerated Assessment of Mine Tailing Waste and Remediation Efforts
Mari Titcombe Lee, Matt Gottfried, Erika Berglund, Gabriela Rodriguez, Darren justin Ceckanowicz, Noah Cutter and Jessica Badgeley, Colorado College, Colorado Springs, CO, United States
Comparison of fractional vegetation cover derived from digital camera and MODIS NDVI in Mongolia
Kim Jaebeom, Keunchang Jang and Sinkyu Kang, Kangwon National University, Chuncheon, South Korea
Physiology and Thermal Imaging of Poplar Hybrids with Varying Temperature Tolerance
Peter Ibsen1,2, Willem J D Van Leeuwen2, Joel McCorkel3, Greg Barron-Gafford2 and David J Moore2, (1)City College of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, United States, (2)University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, United States, (3)NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD, United States
Remote detection of water stress conditions via a diurnal photochemical reflectance index (PRI) improves yield prediction in rainfed wheat
Lee Alexander Vierling1, Troy Sehlin Magney1 and Jan Eitel2, (1)University of Idaho, Moscow, ID, United States, (2)University of Idaho, McCall, ID, United States
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