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Approaches to monitoring changes in carbon stocks for REDD+

Richard Birdsey, Gregorio Angeles-Perez, Werner A Kurz, Andrew Lister, Marcela Olguin, Yude Pan, Craig Wayson, Barry Wilson, Kristofer Johnson
2013 Carbon Management  
Acknowledgements The authors thank C Scott of the US Forest Service (PA, USA) and the anonymous reviewers for their valuable comments.  ...  Statements in this paper are by the authors and do not necessarily represent the positions of the various sponsors or their governments.  ...  Remote sensing for carbon monitoring Here we briefly review the types and uses of remotesensing for carbon monitoring and how remote sensing data is integrated with ground truth and models.  ... 
doi:10.4155/cmt.13.49 fatcat:j3q57hr5onhl3hbycky2hdseum

Virtual constellations for global terrestrial monitoring

Michael A. Wulder, Thomas Hilker, Joanne C. White, Nicholas C. Coops, Jeffrey G. Masek, Dirk Pflugmacher, Yves Crevier
2015 Remote Sensing of Environment  
Free and open access to satellite imagery and value-added data products have revolutionized the role of remote sensing in Earth system science.  ...  We extend this definition to also include sensors that are principally incompatible, because they are fundamentally different (for instance active versus passive remote sensing systems), but their combination  ...  Acknowledgements This research was undertaken as part of the "National Terrestrial Ecosystem Monitoring System (NTEMS): Timely and detailed national cross-sector monitoring for Canada" project jointly  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.rse.2015.09.001 fatcat:yl52sdgaojfl3kuygrco4dntvu

Reference scenarios for deforestation and forest degradation in support of REDD: a review of data and methods

Lydia P Olander, Holly K Gibbs, Marc Steininger, Jennifer J Swenson, Brian C Murray
2008 Environmental Research Letters  
This paper focuses only on the methods for measuring changes in forest area, but this information must be coupled with estimates of change in forest carbon stocks in order to quantify emissions from deforestation  ...  Nations) national statistics and various remote sensing sources.  ...  Acknowledgments We thank the Coalition for Rainforest Nations for supporting the initial review of methods and concepts for measuring historical reference periods for reference scenario for REDD, and for  ... 
doi:10.1088/1748-9326/3/2/025011 fatcat:5yol4j2mcze7rm4olbypthjx74

Monitoring and estimating tropical forest carbon stocks: making REDD a reality

Holly K Gibbs, Sandra Brown, John O Niles, Jonathan A Foley
2007 Environmental Research Letters  
Here we synthesize, map and update prominent forest biomass carbon databases to create the first complete set of national-level forest carbon stock estimates.  ...  While there are no practical methods to directly measure all forest carbon stocks across a country, both ground-based and remote-sensing measurements of forest attributes can be converted into estimates  ...  We also thank two anonymous reviewers for their constructive comments. This work was supported in part by NASA and a US DOE Graduate Research Environmental Fellowship.  ... 
doi:10.1088/1748-9326/2/4/045023 fatcat:y2lotb7t4baz3geekro3oryp6m

Recent trends and remaining challenges for optical remote sensing of Arctic tundra vegetation: A review and outlook

Alison Beamish, Martha K. Raynolds, Howard Epstein, Gerald V. Frost, Matthew J. Macander, Helena Bergstedt, Annett Bartsch, Stefan Kruse, Victoria Miles, Cemal Melih Tanis, Birgit Heim, Matthias Fuchs (+4 others)
2020 Remote Sensing of Environment  
The review concludes that the best practices for the advancement of optical remote sensing of Arctic vegetation include (1) a continued effort to share and improve in situ-validated datasets using camera  ...  derived remote sensing trends.  ...  Acknowledgements The authors would like to thank all participants of the 15th annual International Circumpolar Remote Sensing Symposium Arctic Vegetation Workshop for their valuable contributions, which  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.rse.2020.111872 fatcat:gpprd3is7ff33fhtuh4go7nu44

Fifty Years of Earth-observation Satellites

Andrew Tatem, Scott Goetz, Simon Hay
2008 American Scientist  
The former Soviet Union's launch of the world's first artificial satellite, Sputnik 1, heralded the era of satellite remote sensing.  ...  Since that epic moment on October 4, 1957, hundreds of Earth observing satellites have followed. Half a century of imagery has provided both iconic views and unprecedented scientific insights.  ...  the remotely sensed data.  ... 
doi:10.1511/2008.74.390 pmid:19498953 pmcid:PMC2690060 fatcat:tdcsogyh65e7xfffgjwxvxjuni

Forest structure and aboveground biomass in the southwestern United States from MODIS and MISR

Mark Chopping, Crystal B. Schaaf, Feng Zhao, Zhuosen Wang, Anne W. Nolin, Gretchen G. Moisen, John V. Martonchik, Michael Bull
2011 Remote Sensing of Environment  
These results highlight an alternative to empirical methods for the exploitation of moderate resolution remote sensing data in the mapping of woody plant canopies and assessment of woody biomass loss and  ...  recovery from disturbance in the southwestern United States and in parts of the world where similar environmental conditions prevail.  ...  Introduction One of the three overarching objectives of NASA's Carbon Cycle and Ecosystems program is to quantify global vegetation productivity, biomass, carbon fluxes, and changes in land cover (NASA  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.rse.2010.08.031 fatcat:xpqi55zh3be7vjxokp7atybghu

A Review of Crop Water Stress Assessment Using Remote Sensing

Uzair Ahmad, Arturo Alvino, Stefano Marino
2021 Remote Sensing  
They provide simple and timely solutions for a diverse set of ecological zones.  ...  Through an examination of previous literature, technologies, and data, we review the application of remote-sensing systems in the analysis of crop water stress.  ...  Data Availability Statement: Not applicable. Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/rs13204155 fatcat:c45g3mbppzhjnif6fjlvlkzac4

Introduction to Remote Sensing of Biomass [chapter]

Muhammad Aqeel, Mohd. Jamil, Ismail Yusoff
2011 Biomass and Remote Sensing of Biomass  
remote sensing systems (e.g., meteorological or earth-observing satellites) can provide inputs to productivity estimation.  ...  The capacity of remote sensing to identify and monitor land surfaces and environmental conditions has expanded greatly over the last few years and remotely sensed data will be an essential tool in natural  ...  For example, remote sensing data are used in:  Mineral and petroleum exploration,  Mapping geomorphology, and  Monitoring volcanoes.  ... 
doi:10.5772/16462 fatcat:rp3uuozfzreb5h6zjhvynjh3uu

A framework for simulating map error in ecosystem models

Sean P. Healey, Shawn P. Urbanski, Paul L. Patterson, Chris Garrard
2014 Remote Sensing of Environment  
This approach is based on solving systems of linear equations and inequalities for each simulation.  ...  of simulated populations with estimates and uncertainties identified by traditional monitoring methods such as design-based inventories.  ...  Jim Morrison of the National Forest System provided clear guidance related to needed resource information, as did David Cleaves, Greg Kujawa, and Elizabeth Reinhardt of the Forest Service Climate Change  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.rse.2014.04.028 fatcat:w47sndsr35hvrfw2xcnkanp5cu

Ocean Time Series Observations of Changing Marine Ecosystems: An Era of Integration, Synthesis, and Societal Applications

Heather M. Benway, Laura Lorenzoni, Angelicque E. White, Björn Fiedler, Naomi M. Levine, David P. Nicholson, Michael D. DeGrandpre, Heidi M. Sosik, Matthew J. Church, Todd D. O'Brien, Margaret Leinen, Robert A. Weller (+3 others)
2019 Frontiers in Marine Science  
, including ship-based and autonomous coastal and open-ocean platforms, as well as remote sensing.  ...  Sustained ocean time series are critical for characterizing marine ecosystem shifts in a time of accelerating, and at times unpredictable, changes.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS We thank the organizers of OceanObs'19 for the opportunity to submit this manuscript and to the many funding entities who support ocean time series programs around the world, including  ... 
doi:10.3389/fmars.2019.00393 fatcat:matptv4b3vb5lbztmiipfem2m4

Characterizing 3D vegetation structure from space: Mission requirements

Forrest G. Hall, Kathleen Bergen, James B. Blair, Ralph Dubayah, Richard Houghton, George Hurtt, Josef Kellndorfer, Michael Lefsky, Jon Ranson, Sasan Saatchi, H.H. Shugart, Diane Wickland
2011 Remote Sensing of Environment  
The objectives of this paper are to articulate the importance of these new, multi-year, 3D vegetation structure and biomass measurements, to briefly review the feasibility of radar and lidar remote sensing  ...  The paper addresses these objectives by synthesizing research results and other input from a broad community of terrestrial ecology, carbon cycle, and remote sensing scientists and working groups.  ...  The workshop developed much of the material in this paper.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.rse.2011.01.024 fatcat:yqc2jsffnjbbpl5krtorktazyi

Ascribing Societal Benefit to Environmental Observations of the Earth from Space: The Multiangle Imaging Spectroradiometer (Misr)

Molly K. Macauley
2006 Social Science Research Network  
At the request of managers at the National  ...  set of sensor characteristics.  ...  information technologies have given added impetus to the use of remote sensing data in new types of applications….  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.901785 fatcat:3akvm62wpzggdomp3juuwunb5u

Landsat-8: Science and product vision for terrestrial global change research

D.P. Roy, M.A. Wulder, T.R. Loveland, Woodcock C.E., R.G. Allen, M.C. Anderson, D. Helder, J.R. Irons, D.M. Johnson, R. Kennedy, T.A. Scambos, C.B. Schaaf (+22 others)
2014 Remote Sensing of Environment  
data records for resource management and for climate and global change studies.  ...  The paper concludes with future prospects, emphasizing the opportunities for land Remote Sensing of Environment 145 (2014) 154-172  ...  and Land Use Change Mission's Land Remote Sensing Program and the Earth  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.rse.2014.02.001 fatcat:fjw3cu66vvc6rgklk3aylqpogi

Next-Generation Digital Ecosystem for Climate Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery: A Review of Digital Data Collection Technologies

Angel Hsu, Willie Khoo, Nihit Goyal, Martin Wainstein
2020 Frontiers in Big Data  
The emergence of technologies such as earth observation (EO) and Internet-of-Things (IoT) promises to provide new advances in data collection for monitoring climate change mitigation, particularly where  ...  In this review article, we examine the extent to which digital data technologies, such as EO (e.g., remote sensing satellites, unmanned aerial vehicles or UAVs, generally from space) and IoT (e.g., smart  ...  This research was supported by a 2018 National University of Singapore Early Career Award to AH (NUS_ECRA_FY18_P15) and U.S. National Science Foundation Award (No. 1932220).  ... 
doi:10.3389/fdata.2020.00029 pmid:33693402 pmcid:PMC7931940 fatcat:5jxwtme7xzcsppfqvtboi6ye7y
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