Basic Science

Ranson, K. J., B. D. Cook, G. Sun, V. Kharuk, and P. Montesano.  2012-2015.  Multisensor Airborne and Ground Studies of Siberian Arctic Forests.  NASA Terrestrial Ecology.

Harding, D., P. Dabney, S. Valett, B. D. Cook, L. Ramos-Izquierdo, J. Rosette, and P. North.  2012.  Optimizing SIMPL’s Innovative Remote Sensing of Vegetation using a Lidar Radiative Transfer Model.  NASA GSFC Internal Research and Development.

Cook, B. D., D. C. Morton, J. –P. Gastellu-Etchegorry, G. Sun, and J. Rubio.  2011-2113.  DART-LiDAR: A coupled atmosphere-vegetation model for simulating full-waveform and photon-counting LiDAR.  NASA Remote Sensing Theory for Earth Science.

Smithwick, E. A. H., K. Davis, K. Keller, K. Naithani, J. Masek, and R. Kennedy.  2011-2013.  Influence of Disturbance and Seasonality on Regional Carbon Flux Upscaling.  NASA Carbon Cycle.

Nelson, R., H. Margolis, B. D. Cook, G. Sun, P. Montesano, H. Anderson, B. de Jung, F. Paz, and M. Wulder.  2011-13. A Lidar-Radar-Optical data fusion approach for estimating the aboveground carbon stocks of North American forests: Means and uncertainties at regional to continental scales.  NASA Carbon Cycle Science.

Cook, B. D., E. M. Middleton, R. Nelson, and L. Corp.  2011.  FUSION: A Fully-Integrated and Ultraportable System for Imaging Objects in Nature.  NASA GSFC Internal Research and Development. 

Applied Science

Cook, B. D., A. Finley, L. Corp, and H. Margolis.  2012-2013.  Improving Forest Biomass Mapping Accuracy with Optical-LiDAR Data and Hierarchical Bayesian Spatial Models.  NASA Carbon Monitoring System.

Brown, M., Rich Hallett, M. Carroll, B. D. Cook.  2013.  Instrument and Data Fusion Using Hyperspectral and LiDAR Technology: Emerald Ash Borer DC-Baltimore Pilot Project for Design and Application of Tree Species Identification and Health Assessment.  USDA-FS, Northern Research Station.

Tucker, C. J., J. Masek, B. Cook, R. Dubayah, G. Hurtt, and R. Birdsey. 2011-2012. Biomass Pilot Project: Local-Scale Mapping of Forest Carbon Stocks and Change.  NASA Carbon Monitoring System.