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Remote sensing of drought: Progress, challenges and opportunities

A. AghaKouchak, A. Farahmand, F. S. Melton, J. Teixeira, M. C. Anderson, B. D. Wardlow, C. R. Hain
2015 Reviews of Geophysics  
Both GEO and LEO satellite observations have been used extensively for drought monitoring and impact assessment  ...  This review surveys current and emerging drought monitoring approaches using satellite remote sensing observations from climatological and ecosystem perspectives.  ...  Microwave-based vegetation monitoring offers a unique avenue for assessing drought impacts on vegetation dynamics and canopy density.  ... 
doi:10.1002/2014rg000456 fatcat:uppjpf7vr5cs7brh6v7oylny44

Monitoring and forecasting ecosystem dynamics using the Terrestrial Observation and Prediction System (TOPS)

Ramakrishna Nemani, Hirofumi Hashimoto, Petr Votava, Forrest Melton, Weile Wang, Andrew Michaelis, Linda Mutch, Cristina Milesi, Sam Hiatt, Michael White
2009 Remote Sensing of Environment  
using the Terrestrial Observation and Prediction System (TOPS).  ...  Analyses of MODIS products from [2001][2002][2003][2004][2005][2006] show that year-to-year changes in the onset of spring at Yosemite were as large as 45 days, and this signal in the satellite data record  ...  northwest of Yosemite with comparable vegetation patterns (Yang et al., 2007) .  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.rse.2008.06.017 fatcat:j3bfda5jaff3tocnxyltzzkhqy

Global vegetation monitoring: toward a sustainable technobiosphere

David P Turner
2011 Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment  
The National Aeronautical and Space Administration's Earth Observing System (EOS) uses multiple Earth-orbiting satellites and includes a free data distribution system over the internet that provides realtime  ...  After multiple years of satellite-data observations, a yearly NPP anomaly (ie the sign and magnitude of the difference between the current year value and the multiple year average) can be calculated for  ... 
doi:10.1890/090171 fatcat:w7gv6hdpsnbvtb36rt76pgehqq

Measuring freshwater aquatic ecosystems: The need for a hyperspectral global mapping satellite mission

Erin Lee Hestir, Vittorio E. Brando, Mariano Bresciani, Claudia Giardino, Erica Matta, Paolo Villa, Arnold G. Dekker
2015 Remote Sensing of Environment  
The US National Research Council's guidance to NASA regarding missions for the coming decade includes a polar orbiting, global mapping hyperspectral satellite remote sensing mission, the Hyperspectral  ...  In this study, we evaluate the contribution of a hyperspectral global mapping satellite mission to measuring freshwater ecosystems.  ...  Dekker was supported by the CSIRO Earth Observation Informatics Transformation Capability Platform. This study was co-funded by the Italian Space Agency (CLAM-PHYM project, contract no.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.rse.2015.05.023 fatcat:xdupb3fj4jdovews554kp5ut2e

陸域生態系の炭素収支の現状診断と将来予測 : リモートセンシングの利用(<特集>植生のリモートセンシング)
Current and future prediction in forest ecosystem carbon dynamics : utilization of remote sensing(Remote sensing of vegetation)

Taku M. Saitoh, Shin Nagai, Hiroyuki Muraoka
2014 Nihon Seitai Gakkaishi  
2009 GPP BEAMS Sasai et al. 2005 VPM Vegetation photosynthesis model Wu et al. 2010 Xiao et al. 2004 LUE Light Use Efficiency GPP 1 Jones and Vaughan 2013 3 ALOS Advanced Land Observing  ...  Nature, 45:289-292 Henneken R, Dose V, Schleip C, Menzel A (2013) Detecting plant seasonality from webcams using Bayesian multiple change point analysis.  ... 
doi:10.18960/seitai.64.3_243 fatcat:3zj7vtcw7rajvbxtvhnqqoijsu

Detecting, Extracting, and Monitoring Surface Water From Space Using Optical Sensors: A Review

Chang Huang, Yun Chen, Shiqiang Zhang, Jianping Wu
2018 Reviews of Geophysics  
Enhanced global or regional water monitoring in the future requires integrated use of multiple sources of remote sensing data.  ...  An integrated use of multisource data is the future direction for improved global and regional water monitoring.  ...  The Landsat image used for producing Figure 4 was downloaded from U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)/Earth Resources Observation and Science center (  ... 
doi:10.1029/2018rg000598 fatcat:es5hrprdd5efzbf75wgmjqw2me

Assessing Vegetation Function with Imaging Spectroscopy

J. A. Gamon, B. Somers, Z. Malenovský, E. M. Middleton, U. Rascher, M. E. Schaepman
2019 Surveys in geophysics  
Using both trait-based and process-based approaches, spectroscopy can assess vegetation function at multiple scales using a variety of sensors and platforms ranging from proximal to airborne and satellite  ...  Vegetation function can be assessed by examining dynamic processes and by evaluating plant traits, which themselves are dynamic.  ...  global satellite sensors designed for atmospheric gas sampling, including the Greenhouse gases Observing SATellite (GOSAT), the Global Ozone Monitoring Experiment-2 (GOME-2), and NASA's Orbiting Carbon  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10712-019-09511-5 fatcat:srruiphwxnbypn66hlxyhffbbm

Long-Term Detection of Global Vegetation Phenology from Satellite Instruments [chapter]

Xiaoyang Zhang, Mark A., Bin Tan, Mitchell D., Yunyue Yu
2012 Phenology and Climate Change  
Long-term satellite detection of global vegetation phenology Global vegetation phenological metrics Phenology observed from satellite data is usually defined as land surface phenology (de Beurs and  ...  growth provide a flexible, repeatable, and realistic means to monitor seasonal and inter-annual dynamics in vegetation using remote sensing data across the globe.  ... 
doi:10.5772/39197 fatcat:x4f5qfvcljfv7bksj7n2pxdnom

Satellite remote sensing as a tool for monitoring vegetation seasonality

Brian A. O'Connor, Ned Dwyer, Fiona Cawkwell, Christopher M. U. Neale, Manfred Owe, Guido D'Urso
2008 Remote Sensing for Agriculture, Ecosystems, and Hydrology X  
MERIS, provide a means of acquiring multi-year time series of imagery that can be used to capture the spatio-temporal dynamics in vegetation seasonality over the whole island.  ...  For this study, a geophysical measure of vegetation growth, the Fraction of Absorbed Photosynthetically Active Radiation (FAPAR), derived from MERIS Global Vegetation Index (MGVI) data is being used to  ...  Acknowledgements -The Environmental Protection Agency has provided funding for this project under the STRIVE initiative, 2007.  ... 
doi:10.1117/12.799725 fatcat:zegtuglg3zc45kvfvvjqfbb6ba

Coupled Terrestrial Carbon and Water Dynamics in Terrestrial Ecosystems: Contributions of Remote Sensing [chapter]

Baozhang Chen
2012 Remote Sensing - Applications  
The array of airborne and satellite sensors developed for monitoring of the coupled C and water cycles Satellite monitoring RS is the observation of a phenomenon from a distance, using devices that detect  ...  from soil and the inclusion of multiple soil layers for dynamic heat and moisture-flow simulations .  ...  , are able to integrated using scalable (footprint and ecosystem and ecohydrological) models and data-model fusion techniques.  ... 
doi:10.5772/36522 fatcat:qgp6s7plx5bbtpswg5zmkpv4a4

A Comparative Study on Satellite- and Model-Based Crop Phenology in West Africa

Elodie Vintrou, Agnès Bégué, Christian Baron, Alexandre Saad, Danny Lo Seen, Seydou Traoré
2014 Remote Sensing  
In particular, we recommend simultaneously using start-of-season phenometrics with crop models for yield forecasting to complement commonly used climate data and provide a better estimate of vegetation  ...  We studied both spatial (eight sites throughout South Mali during 2007) and temporal (two sites from 2002 to 2008) differences between simulated crop cycles and determined how the differences were indicated  ...  Alexandre Saad performed the satellite datasets preprocessing. Christian Baron assisted with data analysis and provided expert knowledge about SARRA-H model.  ... 
doi:10.3390/rs6021367 fatcat:kpex22c45nfl7bvokbggr7oova

Wetland monitoring with Global Navigation Satellite System reflectometry

Son V. Nghiem, Cinzia Zuffada, Rashmi Shah, Clara Chew, Stephen T. Lowe, Anthony J. Mannucci, Estel Cardellach, G. Robert Brakenridge, Gary Geller, Ake Rosenqvist
2017 Earth and Space Science  
Advantages as well as constraints of GNSS-R are presented, and the synergy with various satellite observations are considered to achieve a breakthrough capability for multidecadal wetland dynamics monitoring  ...  with frequent global coverage at multiple spatial and temporal scales.  ...  Availability of data used in this paper: GOLD-RTR test airborne data from Institut de Ciències de l'Espai/CSIC-IEEC, TDS-1 satellite data from Surrey Satellites Technology Ltd via www. website  ... 
doi:10.1002/2016ea000194 pmid:28331894 pmcid:PMC5340282 fatcat:zmieeg6dxbci3pzgqfisc6yy7a

Next-generation terrestrial carbon monitoring [chapter]

Steven W. Running, Ramakrishna R. Nemani, John R. G. Townshend, Dennis D. Baldocchi
2009 Carbon Sequestration and Its Role in the Global Carbon Cycle  
Terrestrial carbon monitoring at the global scale only became possible with the advent of earth observation satellites in the early 1980s.  ...  Current science now allows an integration of satellite data, ground stations, and field observations integrated by mechanistic carbon cycle models.  ...  Delbart et al. [2005] used both NDVI and a similar normalized difference water index (NDWI) from the SPOT Vegetation satellite to follow larch, birch, and conifer forests in Siberia from 1999 to 2002.  ... 
doi:10.1029/2006gm000526 fatcat:xyutg62k65gurfgmzo4qgmnnrm

Scientific and technical challenges in remote sensing of plant canopy reflectance and fluorescence

Zbyněk Malenovský, Kumud Bandhu Mishra, František Zemek, Uwe Rascher, Ladislav Nedbal
2009 Journal of Experimental Botany  
Introduction Monitoring of vegetation on a global scale is essential for understanding dynamic biosphere processes.  ...  Friend AD, Arneth A, Kiang NY, et al. 2007. FLUXNET and modelling the global carbon cycle. Global Change Biology 13, 610-633.  ... 
doi:10.1093/jxb/erp156 pmid:19465688 fatcat:stquabssfrhshigvhxpbncmhei

Remote Sensing Based Analysis of Recent Variations in Water Resources and Vegetation of a Semi-Arid Region

Shaowei Ning, Hiroshi Ishidaira, Parmeshwar Udmale, Yutaka Ichikawa
2015 Water  
The Empirical Orthogonal Functions (EOF) analysis results from both GRACE and TRMM showed decreasing trends in water storage changes and precipitation over 2002 to 2007 and increasing trends after 2007  ...  This study is designed to demonstrate use of free remote sensing data to analyze response of water resources and grassland vegetation to a climate change induced prolonged drought in a sparsely gauged  ...  Satellite based vegetation indexes such as normalized difference vegetation index (NDVI) as an efficient tool are widely used to examine the dynamic of vegetation health, density and degradation due to  ... 
doi:10.3390/w7116039 fatcat:cy5vwqaqo5g3lmyold6ofxgtfe
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