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10th Holtry Distinguished Lecture: Professor Michael F. Goodchild

Professor Michael F. Goodchild will give the 10th Virginia and J. Edward Holtry Distinguished Lecture in Geographic Information Science titled “Space and Place” at 6:00 pm on April 5, Great Hall, McCrory Gardens Education and Visitor Center. Dr. Goodchild is emeritus professor of geography at the University of California, Santa Barbara. He is also distinguished chair professor at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University and research professor at Arizona State University and holds many other affiliate, adjunct, and honorary positions at universities around the world. His research interests center on geographic information science, spatial analysis, and uncertainty in geographic data.

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Apr 05, 2018

Drs. Roy and Huang attend NASA Land Cover Land Use Change Spring Science Team Meeting

Drs. Roy and Huang attended the 2018 NASA Land Cover Land Use Change Spring Science Team Meeting and gave a presentation on their newly funded NASA research:

Roy, D.P., Huang, H., Boschetti, L., Zhang, H., Yan, L., Li, Z., Landsat-8 Sentinel-2 global burned area product Prototyping (Type II) to Production (Type 1), NASA Land Cover Land Use Change Spring Science Team Meeting, Gaithersburg Marriott Washingtonian Center (Rio), Maryland, April 3-5, 2018.

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Apr 03, 2018 to Apr 05, 2018

GSCE Seminar: An Insider's Perspective on the Evolution of the Landsat Program

Dr. Tom Loveland will deliver the GSCE seminar at 11 am on March 15th in the Volstorff Ballroom of the Student Union (note the deviation from the usual seminar location). His talk will be entitled “An Insider's Perspective on the Evolution of the Landsat Program”. Dr. Loveland is a research geographer at the USGS Center of Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) in Sioux Falls and the co-director of the Geospatial Sciences Center of Excellence.

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Mar 15, 2018

Dr. David Roy presents at Landsat Science Team Meeting

David Roy and members of his research group attended the first new (2018-2023) Landsat Science Team meeting and gave the following presentation:

Roy, D.P., Yan, L., Zhang, H.K., Li, Z., Huang, H., Egorov, A., Pathfinding near real time moderate resolution land surface monitoring: looking forward to an operational Landsat 9/10 Sentinel 2A/2B era, USGS-NASA Landsat Science Team Meeting, USGS EROS Center, Sioux Falls, SD, February 21-22, 2018.

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Feb 21, 2018 to Feb 22, 2018

Presentations from SDSU at the 2017 AGU Fall Meeting in New Orleans, LA 11-15 December

Overview

The Fall Meeting of the American Geophysical Union (AGU) is the premier Earth and space science meeting in the world. This event draws scientists from across the globe.  to San Francisco each year. This year there were more than 22,500 in attendance. The GSCE was well-represented this year: 5 oral presentations, 13 poster presentations, and 1 eLightning talk with lead authors or co-authors from the GSCE. In addition, there was a special session convened by a GSCE Senior Scientist with 1 oral and 1 poster session.

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Presentations from Prof. Xiaoyang Zhang’s research group:

A13D-2089 Generation and Evaluation of a Global Land Surface Phenology Product from Suomi-NPP VIIRS Observations

Xiaoyang Zhang1, Lingling Liu1, Dong Yan2, Minkyu Moon3, Yan Liu4, Geoffrey M Henebry2, Mark A Friedl3 and Crystal Schaaf4, (1) Geospatial Sciences Center of Excellence, Brookings, SD, United States, (2) South Dakota State University, Geospatial Sciences Center of Excellence, Brookings, SD, United States, (3) Boston University, Boston, MA, United States, (4) University of Massachusetts Boston, School for the Environment, Boston, MA, United States

 

B34C-01 Impacts of Wildfires on Land Surface Phenology of Western US Forests [TALK]

Jianmin Wang, South Dakota State University, Brookings, SD, United States and Xiaoyang Zhang, Geospatial Sciences Center of Excellence, Brookings, SD, United States

 

B34C-04 Comparison of Land Surface Phenology Detections from Geostationary (AHI) and Polar-orbiting (VIIRS) Sensors in Tropical Southeast Asia [TALK]

Lingling Liu, South Dakota State University, Brookings, SD, United States and Xiaoyang Zhang, Geospatial Sciences Center of Excellence, Brookings, SD, United States

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Presentations from Prof. Mike Wimberly’s research group:

GC13H-0847 Identifying environmental risk factors and mapping the risk of human West Nile virus in South Dakota.

Andrea Hess, Justin Kyle Davis and Michael C Wimberly, South Dakota State University, Brookings, SD, United States

 

GC13G-0833 Strategies for Early Outbreak Detection of Malaria in the Amhara Region of Ethiopia

Dawn Nekorchuk1, Teklehaymanot Gebrehiwot2, Abere Mihretie3, Worku Awoke4 and Michael C Wimberly1, (1) South Dakota State University, Geospatial Sciences Center of Excellence, Brookings, SD, United States, (2) Amhara National Regional State Health Bureau, Bahir Dar, Ethiopia, (3) Health, Development, and Anti-Malaria Association, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, (4) Bahir Dar University, School of Public Health, Bahir Dar, Ethiopia

 

GC13H-0846 Integrating Environmental and Mosquito Data to Model Disease: Evaluating Alternative Modeling Approaches for Forecasting West Nile Virus in South Dakota, USA

Justin Kyle Davis1, Geoffrey P Vincent1, Michael Hildreth1, Lon Kightlinger2, Chris Carlson3 and Michael C Wimberly1, (1) South Dakota State University, Brookings, SD, United States, (2) South Dakota Department of Health, Pierre, SD, United States, (3) South Dakota Department of Health, Public Health Laboratory, Pierre, SD, United States

 

GC21K-05 An Operational System for Surveillance and Ecological Forecasting of West Nile Virus Outbreaks [TALK]

Michael C Wimberly1, Justin Kyle Davis2, Geoffrey Vincent2, Andrea Hess2 and Michael B Hildreth3, (1) South Dakota State University, Geospatial Sciences Center of Excellence, Brookings, SD, United States, (2) South Dakota State University, Brookings, SD, United States, (3) South Dakota State University, Department of Biology and Microbiology, Brookings, SD, United States

 

B21G-2036 Drought and Fragmentation Impacts on Forest Evapotranspiration in Southwestern Amazonia

Izaya Numata1, Kul Khand2 and Jeppe Kjaersgaard1, (1) South Dakota State University, Brookings, SD, United States, (2) Oklahoma State University Main Campus, Stillwater, OK, United States

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Presentations from Prof. David Roy’s research group:

B13I-01 Requirements, Science, and Measurements for Landsat 10 and Beyond: Perspectives from the Landsat Science Team [TALK]

Christopher J Crawford, USGS Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Center Sioux Falls, Sioux Falls, SD, United States, Jeffrey G Masek, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD, United States, David P Roy, South Dakota State University, Brookings, SD, United States, Curtis E Woodcock, Boston University, Boston, MA, United States and Mike A Wulder, Canadian Forest Service, Natural Resources Canada, Ottawa, Canada

 

EP23B-1925 There is no bidirectional hot-spot in Sentinel-2 data

Zhongbin Li, David P Roy and Hankui Zhang, South Dakota State University, Brookings, SD, United States

 

EP23B-1919 Comparison of Landsat-8 and Sentinel-2A reflectance and normalized difference vegetation index

Hankui Zhang, David P Roy, Lin Yan, Zhongbin Li and Haiyan Huang, South Dakota State University, Brookings, SD, United States

Tuesday, 12 December 2017, 13:40 - 18:00

 

EP23B-1924 Combined Landsat-8 and Sentinel-2 Burned Area Mapping

Haiyan Huang1, David P Roy1, Hankui Zhang1, Luigi Boschetti2, Lin Yan1 and Zhongbin Li1, (1) South Dakota State University, Brookings, SD, United States, (2) University of Idaho, Moscow, ID, United States

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Presentations from Prof. Geoff Henebry’s research group:

GC24B Dynamics of Arid and Mountain Landscapes: Evaluating Change in Vulnerable, Variable Environments I SPECIAL SESSION

Chairs: Geoffrey M Henebry1 and Kirsten M de Beurs2, (1) South Dakota State University, Geospatial Sciences Center of Excellence, Brookings, SD, United States, (2) University of Oklahoma, Geography and Environmental Sustainability, Norman, OK, United States

 

GC24B-04 Variations in snow cover seasonality across the Kyrgyz Republic from 2000 to 2016 revealed through MODIS Terra and Aqua snow products [TALK]

Monika Anna Tomaszewska and Geoffrey M Henebry, South Dakota State University, Geospatial Sciences Center of Excellence, Brookings, SD, United States

 

GC31B Dynamics of Arid and Mountain Landscapes: Evaluating Change in Vulnerable, Variable Environments II Posters SPECIAL SESSION

Chairs: Geoffrey M Henebry1 and Kirsten M de Beurs2, (1) South Dakota State University, Geospatial Sciences Center of Excellence, Brookings, SD, United States, (2) University of Oklahoma, Geography and Environmental Sustainability, Norman, OK, United States

 

GC31B-1003 Variation in Phenometric Lapse Rates in Pasture Resources across Four Rayons in Kyrgyzstan

Geoffrey M Henebry, Monika Anna Tomaszewska and Kamilya Kelgenbaeva, South Dakota State University, Geospatial Sciences Center of Excellence, Brookings, SD, United States

 

GC31B-1004 Role of Terrain Variables for Natural Disaster Monitoring Using Satellite Images in the High Mountain Areas of the Kyrgyz Republic

Kamilya Kelgenbaeva and Geoffrey M Henebry, South Dakota State University, Geospatial Sciences Center of Excellence, Brookings, SD, United States

 

GC33D-1105 Land Surface Phenologies and Seasonalities of Croplands and Grasslands in the US Prairie Pothole Region Using Passive Microwave Data (2003-2015)

Woubet Gashaw Alemu and Geoffrey M Henebry, South Dakota State University, Geospatial Sciences Center of Excellence, Brookings, SD, United States

 

GC43D-1096 Using Land Surface Phenology to Detect Land Use Change in the Northern Great Plains

Lan Hoang Nguyen and Geoffrey M Henebry, South Dakota State University, Geospatial Sciences Center of Excellence, Brookings, SD, United States

 

GC43D-1093 Understanding Landscape Change at Multiple Scales Using MODIS 500 Meter and 0.05° Reflectance Data for North and South America

Braden Owsley1, Kirsten de Beurs1 and Geoffrey M Henebry2, (1) University of Oklahoma, Geography and Environmental Sustainability, Norman, OK, United States, (2) South Dakota State University, Geospatial Sciences Center of Excellence, Brookings, SD, United States

Thursday, 14 December 2017, 13:40 - 18:00

 

IN52A-05 Evaluation of the MODIS Collections 005 and 006 for Change Detection of Vegetation Dynamics in North and South America eLightning Talk

Ethan James Heck1, Braden Owsley2, Geoffrey M Henebry3 and Kirsten de Beurs2, (1) University of Oklahoma Norman Campus, Geography and Environmental Sustainability, Norman, OK, United States, (2) University of Oklahoma, Geography and Environmental Sustainability, Norman, OK, United States, (3) South Dakota State University, Geospatial Sciences Center of Excellence, Brookings, SD, United States

News Date: 
Dec 11, 2017

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