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Comparison of Office and Field Techniques for Validating Landscape Change Classification in Pacific Northwest National Parks

Catharine Copass, Natalya Antonova, Robert Kennedy
2018 Remote Sensing  
We evaluated the feasibility of using aerial photo-based office methods rather than field-collected data to validate Landsat-based change detection products in national parks in Washington State.  ...  Our work demonstrates that validation of Landsat-derived landscape change patches can be done using office based tools such as aerial imagery, and that such methods provide an adequate validation for most  ...  Acknowledgments: Shelby Clary assisted with office validation and John Boetsch and Katherine Beirne helped with field sampling.  ... 
doi:10.3390/rs11010003 fatcat:l4ny7ika5jaa3au6wdmmlecwhq

IrrMapper: A Machine Learning Approach for High Resolution Mapping of Irrigated Agriculture Across the Western U.S

David Ketchum, Kelsey Jencso, Marco P. Maneta, Forrest Melton, Matthew O. Jones, Justin Huntington
2020 Remote Sensing  
Using a spatially independent validation dataset of 40,000 points, we found our classifier has an overall binary classification (irrigated vs. unirrigated) accuracy of 97.8%, and a four-class overall accuracy  ...  We built an extensive geospatial database of land cover from each class, including over 50,000 human-verified irrigated fields, 38,000 dryland fields, and over 500,000 km 2 of uncultivated lands.  ...  We thank the funding organizations and researchers at the OpenET project for technical, logistical, and financial support of this project.  ... 
doi:10.3390/rs12142328 fatcat:kw4fymnkyra4hctyk4eb3lhlqe

Scenic Vistas and the Changing Policy Landscape: Visualizing and Testing the Role of Visual Resources in Ecosystem Management

R. G. Ribe, E. T. Armstrong, P. H. Gobster
2002 Landscape Journal  
The Northwest Forest Plan applies a shzfl in policy to national fmsts in the &. g U.S. PaciJic Northwest, with implimtions for other public landscapes.  ...  Changes 3 g. in small vistas and harvests nearer to viaoers will still require visual management. s!. Implications forpoliq stability and the management of forest aesthetics are discussed.  ...  Fznal SzLpplemmtal E n u i r o n m - Northwest Forest Plan applies a shzfl in policy to national fmsts in the &. g U.S. PaciJic Northwest, with implimtions for other public landscapes.  ... 
doi:10.3368/lj.21.1.42 fatcat:x7avhvje65cgdecsf6ejphq7wu

Urban Land Systems: An Ecosystems Perspective

Monika Kopecká, Harini Nagendra, Andrew Millington
2018 Land  
In order to identify open issues and gaps remaining in this field, we review research on SUHI/SUCI, the models for simulating UHIs/UCIs and techniques used in this field were appraised.  ...  of surface SUHI/SUCI and the effect of land use/land cover (LULC) change on LST in arid and semi-arid climates.  ...  This validates the use of landscape metrics derived for cells along transects to characterize landscape structures.  ... 
doi:10.3390/land7010005 fatcat:4jezkaxlvfayzevuj4rrrftreq

Are We Meeting the Challenges of Landscape-Scale Riverine Research? A Review

E. Ashley Steel, Robert M. Hughes, Aimee H. Fullerton, Stefan Schmutz, John A. Young, Michio Fukushima, Susanne Muhar, Michaela Poppe, Blake E. Feist, Clemens Trautwein
2010 Living Reviews in Landscape Research  
(3) Have we been able to use landscape analyses to address management and policy needs? We conclude with a review of opportunities for advancement in the field of landscape-scale riverine research.  ...  In this review, we begin by describing the policy and management drivers for landscape-scale riverine research and we synthesize the technological advances that have enabled dramatic progress in the field  ...  Photo from Gesaeuse National Park.  ... 
doi:10.12942/lrlr-2010-1 fatcat:tsxwu7hqvjek3pfjlxg5gskvqu

Blue Water Visitor Monitoring Potential: A Literature Review and Alternative Proposal

Ross G. Andrew, Robert C. Burns, Danielle Schwarzmann, Mary E. Allen, Jasmine Cardozo Moreira
2021 Water  
The proposed alternative seeks to develop consensus around quantitative goals for visitor monitoring and estimating techniques in marine settings, using a customizable mix of methods and techniques.  ...  These methods differ in terms of the complexity, costs, level of accuracy, and detailed information they provide.  ...  Acknowledgments: The authors would like to thank staff at the NOAA Office of National Marine Sanctuaries for their helpful review of the literature and earlier versions of the manuscript.  ... 
doi:10.3390/w13030305 fatcat:3oxcmhcgdfcjlern5ajgwf2ooy

A Systems Approach to Park Planning

Arthur T. Wilcox, William J. Hart
1967 Journal of range management  
How can the need for parks and related areas, now being felt more and more intensely in all parts of the world, be given adequate expression in national and regional development programs?  ...  thinking about national parks and nature preserves as an interrelated system of areas which ought to be closely tied in with national and regional plans and development programs.  ...  place, such as timber in the Pacific Northwest Region (USA) or recreation at Lake Mead National Recreation Area (USA) and will dominate other uses.  ... 
doi:10.2307/3895806 fatcat:trdgbaoamnazlbpjazc6jocrcm

Early Holocene Pearl Oyster Circular Fishhooks and Ornaments on Espíritu Santo Island, Baja California Sur

Harumi Fujita
2014 Monographs of the Western North American Naturalist  
This presentation addresses the changes in methodology that I used for my thesis research on the landscape of Ahjumawi Lava Springs State Park Trails. WHELAN, CARLY S.  ...  For my thesis research I studied the landscape of trails in Ahjumawi Lava Springs State Park and conducted oral interviews to develop the Ajumawi perspectives of the trails in their area.  ... 
doi:10.3398/042.007.0113 fatcat:vfky5y6m5va7zcsd3atrycffbq

Historical, Observed, and Modeled Wildfire Severity in Montane Forests of the Colorado Front Range

Rosemary L. Sherriff, Rutherford V. Platt, Thomas T. Veblen, Tania L. Schoennagel, Meredith H. Gartner, Ben Bond-Lamberty
2014 PLoS ONE  
Landscape-level datasets used in this study are publically available and specified in the manuscript and supplementary table -Table S1 (LANDFIRE cover type and fuels; DEM; instrumental climate data; fire  ...  The remaining 112 plot-level sites were assessed from field observations where only a small number of trees (,10 trees/site) were sampled to estimate tree establishment patterns and we tallied information  ...  We also thank Cameron Naficy, Ben Bond-Lamberty, and three anonymous reviewers for insightful comments that improved the manuscript. Author Contributions  ... 
doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0106971 pmid:25251103 pmcid:PMC4175072 fatcat:3omzzra34bcypmldcwl3kdyj2y

Remote sensing classification of grass seed cropping practices in western Oregon

George W. Mueller-Warrant, Gerald W. Whittaker, Stephen M. Griffith, Gary M. Banowetz, Bruce D. Dugger, Tiffany S. Garcia, Guillermo Giannico, Kathryn L. Boyer, Brenda C. McComb
2011 International Journal of Remote Sensing  
This research was conducted across the 29 800-km 2 Willamette River basin in western Oregon, with remote sensing classification restricted to the agricultural cropping area of the Willamette Valley as  ...  Grass seed agriculture constitutes a significant portion of the cultivated landscape in the Pacific Northwest, but limited public data exist on specific crops grown and management practices used in their  ...  3 years for the Pacific Northwest, and they lump all grass seed crops together in a single category, class 59 (USDA 2007) .  ... 
doi:10.1080/01431161003698351 fatcat:ifzihl4g2fbedfvvra2qisj3nu

Book Reviews

Brenda Kepley, Patricia Painter, John Fleckner, Mary Gleason, Jane Nylander, Julia Eulenberg, John Dwyer, Sara Stone
1984 The American Archivist  
The 159-page book is available for $6.00 from the University of Illinois, Publications Office, 249 Armory Building, Champaign, IL 61820. Selected Recent Publications The  ...  Among the institutions discussed are large public institutions such as the National Archives, the Library of Congress, and state archives; private institutions such as the Newberry Library, the New England  ...  supplies and equipment, a handout instructing Harvard University employees on emergency procedures for libraries, a set of technical standards for detection and alarm systems for the National Park Service  ... 
doi:10.17723/aarc.47.2.uk1678pr86544022 fatcat:y6eq5wzyzfealnhvzhfkntku64

The Willingness to Pay for Beach Scenery and its Preservation in Italy

Ilaria Rodella, Fabio Albino Madau, Donatella Carboni
2020 Sustainability  
Similarly, the importance given to the landscape was highest in Class I and II than in the others. WTP for the conservation of the selected beaches was about €16 per season.  ...  Moreover, WTP would rise for females and for nonresident users with an academic degree, which appreciated the coastal landscape.  ...  Acknowledgments: The authors would like to thank the anonymous reviewers for useful comments and suggestions. Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su12041604 fatcat:3rssnwmqd5cpdish2fwphgmz6i

Rain-on-snow events in Alaska, their frequency and distribution from satellite observations

Caleb G Pan, Peter B Kirchner, John S Kimball, Youngwook Kim, Jinyang Du
2018 Environmental Research Letters  
However, the distribution of ROS events and their response to climatic changes are uncertain.  ...  A satellite-based daily ROS geospatial classification was derived for the region by combining remote sensing information from overlapping MODIS and AMSR sensor records.  ...  Acknowledgments We thank Rick Thoman and the Fairbanks NWS staff for their contributions of validation data, and the Alaska Climate Research Center for their temperature departure contributions.  ... 
doi:10.1088/1748-9326/aac9d3 fatcat:rv6qujfqobes3elyqxudiuntly

Geoscience Horizons: Seattle 2003 GSA Annual Meeting & Exposition

2003 GSA Today  
We thank William Dietrich, Keith Howard, Robert Thorson, and Ray Wells for constructive reviews of this article.  ...  We are grateful for continuing support from the Solid Earth and Natural Hazards Program at NASA.  ...  This year's meeting in the Pacific Northwest has a remarkable line-up of talks, poster sessions, and field trips.  ... 
doi:10.1130/1052-5173(2003)13<0014:ghsgam>;2 fatcat:itoeh75ybrc2jb3pfikr2powha

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2020 IGARSS 2020 - 2020 IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium  
Jae-Jin Park, Kyung-Ae Park, Seoul National University, Korea (South); Pierre-Yves Foucher, Philippe Deliot, Office National d'Etudes et Recherches Aérospatiales, France; Stéphane Le Floch, Centre of  ...  of Natural Resources of China, ChinaTH1-R1.10: COMPARISON OF SMAP RETRIEVAL SOIL MOISTURE LEVEL 2 PRODUCT .................................... 4727 WITH IN SITU MEASUREMENTS OVER CORN FIELDS IN CENTRAL  ... 
doi:10.1109/igarss39084.2020.9323828 fatcat:6aittajt35gufeaugcmemu5cya
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