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Gedi and Tandem-X Fusion for 3D Forest Structure Parameter Retrieval

Seung-Kuk Lee, Temilola Fatoyinbo, Wenlu Qi, Steven Hancock, John Armston, Ralph Dubayah
2018 IGARSS 2018 - 2018 IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium  
GEDI & TanDEM-X Fusion Can we fill in these gaps using fusion of TDX and GEDI?  ...  GEDI International Space Station (ISS) 3 Mission Overview • GEDI produces high resolution laser ranging observations of the 3D structure of the Earth. • GEDI makes precise measurements of forest canopy  ... 
doi:10.1109/igarss.2018.8517718 dblp:conf/igarss/LeeFQHAD18 fatcat:ds4loqw2qrgidkupqpd4lnuhaa

Monitoring Key Forest Structure Attributes Across the Conterminous United States by Integrating GEDI LiDAR Measurements and VIIRS Data

Khaldoun Rishmawi, Chengquan Huang, Xiwu Zhan
2021 Remote Sensing  
Accurate information on the global distribution and the three-dimensional (3D) structure of Earth's forests is needed to assess forest biomass stocks and to project the future of the terrestrial Carbon  ...  The Global Ecosystem Dynamics Investigation (GEDI) Light Detection and Ranging (LiDAR) sensor is providing an unprecedented near-global sampling of tropical and temperate forest structural properties.  ...  The manuscript contents are solely the opinions of the authors and do not constitute a statement of policy, decision, or position on behalf of NOAA or the U.S. Government.  ... 
doi:10.3390/rs13030442 fatcat:k4nxggbytferpgk4jo4kph77ty

Combining Lidar and Synthetic Aperture Radar Data to Estimate Forest Biomass: Status and Prospects

Sanna Kaasalainen, Markus Holopainen, Mika Karjalainen, Mikko Vastaranta, Ville Kankare, Kirsi Karila, Batuhan Osmanoglu
2015 Forests  
The main focus in combining lidar-radar forest remote sensing has been on the retrieval of the aboveground biomass (AGB), which is a primary variable related to carbon cycle in land ecosystems, and has  ...  The most promising prospects for combining lidar and radar data are in the use of lidar-derived ground elevations for improving large-area biomass estimates from radar, and in upscaling of lidar-based  ...  The TanDEM-X data was obtained through TanDEM-X pre-operational AO (project No. XTI-VEGE0360). Authors also thank reviewers 1 and 3 for their objective comments.  ... 
doi:10.3390/f6010252 fatcat:nzblpzhgknazretq3irtgklcfi

The Global Ecosystem Dynamics Investigation: High-resolution laser ranging of the Earth's forests and topography

Ralph Dubayah, James Bryan Blair, Scott Goetz, Lola Fatoyinbo, Matthew Hansen, Sean Healey, Michelle Hofton, George Hurtt, James Kellner, Scott Luthcke, John Armston, Hao Tang (+7 others)
2020 Science of Remote Sensing  
GEDI science and technology are unique: no other space-based mission has been created that is specifically optimized for retrieving vegetation vertical structure.  ...  Additionally, data from GEDI are used to demonstrate the efficacy of its measurements for prognostic ecosystem modeling, habit and biodiversity studies, and for fusion using radar and other remote sensing  ...  Kostas Papathanassiou and Matteo Pardini towards the implementation of fusion methods for GEDI and TanDEM-X. The paper was conceived and written by RD with other contributions as follows.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.srs.2020.100002 fatcat:ypizlgtpyrdnxmw6gpkyfcuisi

The NASA AfriSAR campaign: Airborne SAR and lidar measurements of tropical forest structure and biomass in support of current and future space missions

Temilola Fatoyinbo, John Armston, Marc Simard, Sassan Saatchi, Michael Denbina, Marco Lavalle, Michelle Hofton, Hao Tang, Suzanne Marselis, Naiara Pinto, Steven Hancock, Brian Hawkins (+19 others)
2021 Remote Sensing of Environment  
We would also like to thank our collaborators from ESA, DLR, ONERA and CNES for the invitation to participate in the campaign.  ...  Nationale des Parks Nationaux), the Gabon National Scientific Research Center (CENAREST, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique) and the Gabon-Oregon Center (GOC) for their invaluable collaboration  ...  GEDI Table 2 2 LVIS and UAVSAR airborne acquisitions, site names and dates* LVIS Acquisitions Site Name Date in 2016 Mabounié February 20 TanDEM-X transect February 22 GEDI crossover transect  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.rse.2021.112533 fatcat:zjjfcgditratzbqyzzpjdaddzy

Current remote sensing approaches to monitoring forest degradation in support of countries measurement, reporting and verification (MRV) systems for REDD+

Anthea L. Mitchell, Ake Rosenqvist, Brice Mora
2017 Carbon Balance and Management  
Interferometric SAR and LiDAR have found new application in linking forest structure change to degradation in tropical forests.  ...  Forest degradation is a global phenomenon and while being an important indicator and precursor to further forest loss, carbon emissions due to degradation should also be accounted for in national reporting  ...  Hoekman (WUR) and S. Lohberger are greatly appreciated. Publisher's Note Springer Nature remains neutral with regard to jurisdictional claims in published maps and institutional affiliations.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s13021-017-0078-9 pmid:28417324 pmcid:PMC5393981 fatcat:nyb3rjngp5a4plfs47r75w5y3u

2021 Index IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing Vol. 14

2021 IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing  
Departments and other items may also be covered if they have been judged to have archival value. The Author Index contains the primary entry for each item, listed under the first author's name.  ...  The primary entry includes the coauthors' names, the title of the paper or other item, and its location, specified by the publication abbreviation, year, month, and inclusive pagination.  ...  ., +, JSTARS 2021 5285-5299 Improving Forest Height-To-Biomass Allometry With Structure Information: A Tandem-X Study.  ... 
doi:10.1109/jstars.2022.3143012 fatcat:dnetkulbyvdyne7zxlblmek2qy

Quantification of selective logging in tropical forest with spaceborne SAR interferometry

Yang Lei, Robert Treuhaft, Michael Keller, Maiza dos-Santos, Fabio Gonçalves, Maxim Neumann
2018 Remote Sensing of Environment  
InSAR missions (e.g., DLR's TanDEM-X and in the future, TanDEM-L).  ...  The InSAR-inverted DI estimates derived from DLR's TanDEM-X time-series data were compared with those measured from a field work over 32 quarterhectare stands at Tapajos with relative RMSE of 30% for DI  ...  Gratitude also goes to the TanDEM-X staff (particularly Thomas Busche and Thomas Fritz) at the German Aerospace Center (DLR) for processing and delivery of the TanDEM-X data and for technical discussions  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.rse.2018.04.009 fatcat:lc5u3jrnljdrnnswvlphnp4uiy

Quantifying Forest Biomass Carbon Stocks From Space

Pedro Rodríguez-Veiga, James Wheeler, Valentin Louis, Kevin Tansey, Heiko Balzter
2017 Current Forestry Reports  
protect and enhance forest carbon stocks.  ...  retrieval due to topography.  ...  Most hyperspectral approaches focus on the retrieval of vegetation indices that can be correlated to forest biochemical parameters and leaf area index (LAI) [55] [56] [57] .  ... 
doi:10.1007/s40725-017-0052-5 fatcat:3igema6jp5gg7p6n4s336kavfa

Remote sensing for the Spanish forests in the 21st century: a review of advances, needs and opportunities

Cristina Gómez, Pablo Alejandro, Txomin Hermosilla, Fernando Montes, Cristina Pascual, Luis Angel Ruiz, Flor Álvarez-Taboada, Mihai Tanase, Ruben Valbuena
2019 Forest Systems  
Moreover, understanding long term forest dynamics is necessary for sustainable planning and management.  ...  Forest fire identification and characterization are prevalent applications at the landscape scale, whereas structural assessments are the most widespread analyses carried out at limited extents.  ...  Acknowledgments We thank the reviewers and editor for their thorough work and contributions to the final manuscript version.  ... 
doi:10.5424/fs/2019281-14221 fatcat:fzxqm3g2aza6tj45lrzvk4flza

Vegetation Structure (LiDAR) [chapter]

M. van Leeuwen, M. Disney
2018 Comprehensive Remote Sensing  
Effects of forest structure and acquisition parameters on DEM accuracy have been reported in a number of studies.  ...  TLS has drastically increased the possibilities for calibration and validation of remote sensing data products by facilitating the mapping of 3D forest structure.  ... 
doi:10.1016/b978-0-12-409548-9.10543-3 fatcat:2lfewqj4vze3jmt3xtkrjr4nxa

The BIOMASS Level 2 Prototype Processor: Design and Experimental Results of Above-Ground Biomass Estimation

Francesco Banda, Davide Giudici, Thuy Le Le Toan, Mauro Mariotti Mariotti d'Alessandro, Kostas Papathanassiou, Shaun Quegan, Guido Riembauer, Klaus Scipal, Maciej Soja, Stefano Tebaldini, Lars Ulander, Ludovic Villard
2020 Remote Sensing  
The mission aim is to map forest above-ground biomass (AGB), forest height (FH) and severe forest disturbance (FD) globally with a particular focus on tropical forests.  ...  This paper presents the algorithms developed to estimate these biophysical parameters from the BIOMASS level 1 SAR measurements and their implementation in the BIOMASS level 2 prototype processor with  ...  tests and data preparation, Jerome Chave, Nicolas Labriere (EDB) and Sassan Saatchi (NASA) for providing LiDAR data and for consultancy on the project.  ... 
doi:10.3390/rs12060985 fatcat:b7twens7cvdipi2m732pchk3f4

Table of Contents

2021 2021 IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium IGARSS  
AND GEDI DATA FUSION FOR A CONTINUOUS FOREST HEIGHT ..........................  ...  SENTINEL-1 AND TANDEM-X Anis Elyouncha, Leif E. B.  ... 
doi:10.1109/igarss47720.2021.9553380 fatcat:zm7sioez6vgblpj25frkkxtfc4

Estimation of forest aboveground biomass and uncertainties by integration of field measurements, airborne LiDAR, and SAR and optical satellite data in Mexico

Mikhail Urbazaev, Christian Thiel, Felix Cremer, Ralph Dubayah, Mirco Migliavacca, Markus Reichstein, Christiane Schmullius
2018 Carbon Balance and Management  
for climate change mitigation and adaption.  ...  We modelled AGB using two scenarios: (1) extensive national forest inventory (NFI), and (2) airborne Light Detection and Ranging (LiDAR) as reference data.  ...  Acknowledgements MU conducted this work under the International Max Planck Research School for Global Biogeochemical Cycles and acknowledges its funding and support.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s13021-018-0093-5 pmid:29468474 pmcid:PMC5821638 fatcat:b2lrf4cttbfztek7knhaxcf4uq

Knowledge Extracted from Copernicus Satellite Data

Dumitru Octavian, Schwarz Gottfried, Eltoft Torbjørn, Kræmer Thomas, Wagner Penelope, Hughes Nick, Arthus David, Fleming Andrew, Koubarakis Manolis, Datcu Mihai
2019 Zenodo  
This approach is also a simple way to generate benchmarking datasets that can be used for testing and validating different algorithms, and for creating additional bigger datasets for large-scale demonstrations  ...  For doing this, we propose to select overlapping target areas from Synthetic Aperture Radar and multispectral images acquired with rapid succession.  ...  The research investigates the feasibility of developing an open source tool able to generate bare soil time series suitable to apply DSM techniques to retrieve topsoil spectral characteristics, e.g. for  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.3941573 fatcat:zzifwgljifck5bpjnboetsftfu
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