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Dr. David Roy presents in Dakar

Dr. David Roy gave an invited presentation, "The NASA MODIS Fire Products"., Thursday 31 May 2007, at the Centre de Suivi Ecologique, Dakar, during a week long field trip to Senegal with his Ph.D. student Amadou Dieye.

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May 31, 2007

XIII Brazilian Remote Sensing Symposium

Dr. David Roy gave an invited presentation "The NASA MODIS Burned Area Product (MCD45): Algorithm, Product, Validation ", Roy, D.P., Boschetti, L., Justice, C.O., at the XIII Brazilian Remote Sensing Symposium, Florianópolis, Brazil, April 21-26th 2007, in the Session Estado da Arte do Monitoramento de Áreas Queimadas (Sesson: State of the Art in the Monitoring of Burned Areas).

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Apr 21, 2007 to Apr 26, 2007

Dr. Mark A. Cochrane gives keynote presentation in San Juan, Puerto Rico

April 17-19 2007: San Juan, Puerto Rico. Invited Keynote Presentation: Cochrane, M.A. “Fire regime changes and ecosystem responses in tropical landscapes”. Presented at the 1st Caribbean Fire Ecology and Management Symposium.

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Apr 17, 2007 to Apr 19, 2007

International Association for Landscape Ecology

The annual meeting of the U.S. Chapter of the International Association for Landscape Ecology (US-IALE) occurred April 9-13 in Tucson, AZ. Drs. Geoff Henebry and Mike Wimberly attended the meeting to present results of their research. Dr. Wimberly presented on behalf of his co-authors Dr. Mark Cochrane, geospatial analyst Adam Baer, graduate student Kari Pabst, and Dr. Zhi-Liang Zhu, a poster entitled Fuel treatment effectiveness in the United States. Dr. Wimberly also served as chair for the session entitled Species Distributions: Populations. Dr. Henebry organized and chaired a special session entitled Phenologies as Integrative Phenomena for Landscape Research and in that session he presented a talk entitled Monitoring the phenologies of vegetation moisture using cooler earthlight.

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Apr 09, 2007 to Apr 13, 2007

Phenology across LTER: 2/26-3/2/2007

Phenology is the study of the timing, variability, and change in recurring biological events. Familiar examples of phenological events include the onset of spring growth and the autumnal leaf fall, the migrations of birds and butterflies, and the flowering and fruiting in wildflowers, trees, and crops.   During February 26 to March 2, Geoff Henebry organized and led a workshop entitled "Phenology across LTER" at the University of New Mexico's Sevilleta Field Station located in the 100,000 ha Sevilleta National Wildlife Refuge. LTER stands for Long-Term Ecological Research, a network of sites funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) to understand how ecological processes vary and respond to environmental change through many years. The workshop gathered a small group of scientists from South Dakota, Puerto Rico, Oregon, New Mexico, Massachusetts, and Arizona representing seven LTER sites to evaluate the status of ongoing and prior phenological research in the LTER network, initiate a synthesis of a subset of these dataset, and formulate recommendations about how the LTER network can facilitate phenological research and interact with the emerging National Phenology Network. This workshop was funded by the NSF LTER Network Office as a follow-on event to a phenology working group at the 2006 LTER All Scientists Meeting that occurred last September in Estes Park, Colorado.

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Feb 26, 2007 to Mar 02, 2007

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