The GSCE was well represented at the NASA Carbon Cycle & Ecosystems Joint Science Workshop held in College Park, Maryland during 20 – 24 April with presentations by Drs. Cochrane, Hanan, Henebry, Numata, Roy, and Wimberly and Ph.D. student Francis Dwomoh.
Mark Cochrane, Bambang Saharjo, Erianto Putra, Robert Yokelson, Andrew Vayda, Kevin Ryan, Christopher Barber. Filling a critical gap in Indonesia’s national carbon monitoring, reporting, and verification capabilities for supporting REDD+ activities: Incorporating, quantifying and locating fire emissions from within tropical peat-swamp forests [Poster]
Francis Dwomoh, Michael Wimberly. Fire regimes and forest loss in the fragmented tropical forests of West Africa [Poster]
Geoff Henebry, Kirsten de Beurs, Cole Krehbiel, Lan Nguyen, Braden Owsley, Xiaoyang Zhang, Baojuan Zheng. 2015. Change in our MIDST: Toward detection and analysis of urban dynamics in CONUS. [Poster]
Izaya Numata, Mark Cochrane, Kul Khand, Sonaira Souza da Silva, Jeppe Kjaersgaard. Assessing vulnerability and responses of forest edges to drought in the Brazilian Amazon. [Poster]
Milkah Kahiu, Niall Hanan. Partitioning savanna tree and grass leaf area index (LAI) from MODIS aggregates in Sub-Saharan Africa. [Poster]
Michael Wimberly, Ting-Wu Chuang, Geoffrey Henebry, Michael Hildreth, John S Kimball, Yi Liu, Alemayehu Midekisa, Gabriel Senay. Applying the global macroscope for ecological forecasting of vector-borne disease outbreaks. [Poster]
In addition, Dr. Roy gave a talk entitled Regridding/Projection/Compositing for Sentinel-2 & Landsat 8 merged products (with GSCE co-authors V Kovalskyy, HK Zhang, L Yan, and S Kumar) as part of the NASA Land Cover Land Use Change Spring Science Team Meeting special session on Harmonizing Sentinel-2 and Landsat Reflectance Products.