Refereed Research Journals

Cook, B. D., L. W. Corp, R. F. Nelson, E. M. Middleton, D. C. Morton, J. T. McCorkel, J. G. Masek, K. J. Ranson, V. Ly, and P. M. Montesano. 2013.  NASA Goddard's Lidar, Hyperspectral and Thermal (G-LiHT) airborne imager. Remote Sensing 5:4045-4066, doi:10.3390/rs5084045.

Finley, A., S. Banerjee and B. D. Cook.  Bayesian hierarchical models for spatially misaligned data in R.  Methods in Ecology and Evolution (in review).

White, J. C., M. A. Wulder, A. Varhola, M. Vastaranta, N. C. Coops, B. D. Cook, D. Pitt, and M. Woods.  2013.  A best practices guide for generating forest inventory attributes from airborne laser scanning data using the area-based approach.  The Forestry Chronicle 89:722-723.

White, J.C., M. A. Wulder, A. Varhola, M. Vastaranta, N. C. Coops, B. D. Cook, D. Pitt, and M. Woods.  2013.  A best practices guide for generating forest inventory attributes from airborne laser scanning data using the area-based approach. Information Report FI-X-10. Natural Resources Canada, Canadian Forest Service, Canadian Wood Fibre Centre, Pacific Forestry Centre, Victoria, BC.  50 p.

Neigh, C. S.R., J. G. Masek,  P. Bourget, B. Cook, C. Huang, K. Rishmawi, and F. Zhao.  Deciphering the precision of stereo IKONOS canopy height models for U.S. forests with G-LiHT airborne LiDAR.  Remote Sensing (accepted).

Duncanson, L., B. Cook, G. J. Hurtt, and R. Dubayah. An efficient, multi-layered canopy delineation algorithm for mapping individual tree structure across multiple ecosystems. Remote Sensing of Environment (in press).

Duncanson, L., B. Cook, J. Rosette, J. Parker and R. Dubayah.  Assessing the Utility of Individual crown information for Improving Biomass Density Estimation in the Western and Eastern USA.  Remote Sensing of Environment (in review).

Babcock, C., J. Matney, A. O. Finley, A. Weiskittel, and B. D. Cook. 2013. Multivariate spatial regression models for predicting tree structure variables using LiDAR data. IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing 6:6-14.

Dandois, J. P., and E. C. Ellis.  2013.  High spatial resolution three-dimensional mapping of vegetation spectral dynamics using computer vision.  Remote Sensing of Environment 136:259-276.

Sexton, J. O., X. -P. Song, M. Feng, P. Noojipady, A. Anand, C. Huang, D. -H. Kim, K. M. Collins, S. Channan, C. DiMiceli and J. R. Townshend.  2013.  Global, 30-m resolution continuous fields of tree cover: Landsat-based rescaling of MODIS vegetation continuous fields with lidar-based estimates of error.  International Journal of Digital Earth 6:427-448, DOI: 10.1080/17538947.2013.786146

Finley, A. O., S. Banerjee, B. D. Cook, and J. B. Bradford.  2012.  Hierarchical Bayesian spatial models for predicting multiple forest variables using waveform LiDAR, hyperspectral imagery, and large inventory datasets.  International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation (in press).  http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jag.2012.04.007.

Corp, L.A., E.M. Middleton, P.K.E. Campbell, K.F. Huemmrich, Y.B. Cheng, C.S.T. Daughtry. 2010. Spectral indices to monitor nitrogen driven carbon uptake in field corn. Journal of Applied Remote Sensing. http://dx.doi.org/10.1117/1.3518455.

Cook, B. D., P. V. Bostad, E. Næsset, R. S. Anderson, S. Garrigues, J. Morisette, J. Nickeson, and K. J. Davis. 2009.  Using LiDAR and Quickbird data to model plant production and quantify uncertainties associated with wetland detection and land cover generalizations.  Remote Sensing of Environment 113:2366-2379. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.rse.2009.06.017.

Rosette, J., J. Suárez, R. Nelson, S. Los, B. Cook, and P. North. 2012. Lidar remote sensing for biomass assessment. In L. Fatoyinbo (ed.) Remote Sensing of Biomass: Principles and Applications. InTech Open Access Publisher, http://www.intechweb.org, ISBN: 978-953-51-0313-4.

Conference Proceedings and Presentations

Babcock, C. R., A. Finley, and B. D. Cook.  2013.  Modeling Forest Biomass and Productivity: Coupling Long-Term Inventory and G-LiHT Data.  Abstract B41E-0451, 2013 Fall Meeting of the American Geophysical Union (AGU), San Francisco, CA, 9-13 Dec 2013.

Van Den Hoek, J., B. D. Cook, R. E. Kennedy, and J. Masek.  2013.  Examining the Carbon Sequestration Potential of Regenerating Forests Using Pulse-Density Normalized High-Resolution Repeat LiDAR and Landsat Disturbance Data. Abstract B41F-03, 2013 Fall Meeting of the American Geophysical Union (AGU), San Francisco, CA, 9-13 Dec 2013.

Duncanson, L., B. D. Cook, O. Rourke, G. C. Hurtt, and R. Dubayah.  2013.  Evaluating the Importance of Local Environment on Tree Structural Allometries.  Abstract B43C-0513, 2013 Fall Meeting of the American Geophysical Union (AGU), San Francisco, CA, 9-13 Dec 2013.

Ranson, K., B. Cook, R. Nelson and G. Sun.  2013. Multisensor Airborne and Ground Studies of Siberian Arctic Forests.  2013 NASA Terrestrial Ecology Science Team Meeting, Scripps Seaside Forum, La Jolla, CA, 30 April - 2 May 2013.

Paynter, I., E. Saenz, X. Yang, Y. Liu, Z. Wang, C. Schaaf, Z. Li, A. Strahler, B. Cook, K. Krause, N. Leisso, C. Meier, D. Culvenor, G. Newnham, D. Jupp, J. Lovell, E. Douglas, J. Martel, S. Chakrabarti, T. Cook, G. Howe, K. Hewawasam, J. Thomas, J. Kim, S. Rouhani, Y. Yang, N. Pahlevan, Q. Sun, F. Peri, A. Erb.  2013.  Lidar derived canopy height models of Harvard Forest.  24th Annual Harvard Forest Ecology Symposium, Fisher Museum, Harvard Forest, Petersham, MA, 19 March 2013.

Van Den Hoek, J., B. Cook, J. Masek, R. Kennedy and C. Tucker.  2013.  Modeling aboveground biomass change using disparate lidar datasets in a managed northern Wisconsin forest.  4th North American Carbon Program (NACP) All-Investigators Meeting, Albuquerque, NM, 4-7 February 2013.

Duncanson, L., R. Dubayah, G. C. Hurtt, N. Pinto, B. D. Cook and A. Swatantran.  2012.   How important is individual tree information for biomass modeling and mapping?  Abstract B41E-0353, 2012 Fall Meeting of the American Geophysical Union (AGU), San Francisco, CA, 3-7 Dec 2012.

Montesano, P. M., R. Nelson, R. Dubayah, G. Sun and B. Cook.  2012.  Uncertainty of remote measurements of biomass across a boreal forest gradient.  Abstract B41E-0364, 2012 Fall Meeting of the American Geophysical Union (AGU), San Francisco, CA, 3-7 Dec 2012.

Cook, B., L. Corp, R. Nelson, D. Morton, K. J. Ranson, J. Masek, and E. Middleton.  2012.  G-LiHT: Goddard's LiDAR, Hyperspectral and Thermal Airborne Imager.  Silvilaser, Vancouver, Canada, 16-19 September 2012.

Duncanson, L., R. Dubayah, M. Brolly, B. Cook, and A. Swatantran.  2012.  A novel canopy delineation algorithm for discrimination of understory and overlapping crowns with high-resolution LiDAR.  Silvilaser, Vancouver, Canada, 16-19 September 2012.
 
Rosette, J., B. Cook, R. Nelson, C. Huang, J. Masek, C. Tucker, G. Sun, W. Huang, P. Montesano, J. Rubio‚ÄźGil, J. Ranson.  2012.  Biomass change estimation within NASA's Carbon Monitoring System.  Silvilaser, Vancouver, Canada, 16-19 September 2012.

North, P., J. Rosette, D. Harding, B. Cook, P. Dabney, S. Valett, J. Parker, J. Brinks.  2012.  Simulation of micro-pulse photon counting lidar using the FLIGHT radiative transfer model for SIMPL and ICESat-2.  Silvilaser, Vancouver, Canada, 16-19 September 2012.

Suárez, J., J. Rosette, R. Nelson, N. Pinto, R. Dubayah, B. Cook and T. Fatoyinbo.  2012.  The Carbon Monitoring System: preliminary results of biomass inventory using small footprint LiDAR from archive.  Silvilaser, Vancouver, Canada, 16-19 September 2012.

Dubayah, R., J. Suárez, R. Nelson, J. Rosette, A. Swatantran, N. Pinto, R. Birdsey, K. Johnson, B. Cook, A. Armstrong, C. Huang, L. Duncanson, and G. Hurtt.  2012.  High-Resolution Carbon Estimation in NASA’s Carbon Monitoring System.  ForestSAT 2012, 11-14 September 2012, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR.

Duncanson, L., R. Dubayah, C. Huang, K. Dolan, N. Pinto, J. Fisk, B. Cook and G. Hurtt.  2012.  Modeling tree size distribution as a function of stand age: an application of novel remote sensing datasets. ForestSAT 2012, 11-14 September 2012, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR.

Rosette, J., B. Cook, R. Nelson, L. Corp, C. Field, J. Masek, D. Morton, B. Middleton, J. Ranson, P. Decola, and J. Degnan.  2012.  Multi-sensor, high resolution remote sensing for forest assessment within NASA’s Carbon Monitoring System initiative (CMS).  ForestSAT 2012, 11-14 September 2012, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR.

Cook, B. D., L. A. Corp, H. A. Margolis, J. Masek, E. M. Middleton, P. Montesano, D. Morton, R. Nelson, K. J. Ranson, J. Rosette, G. Sun, K. J. Thome.  2011.  G-LiHT: Goddard’s LiDAR, Hyperspectral, and Thermal airborne imager.  NASA Carbon Cycle and Ecosystem Joint Science Workshop, Alexandria, VA, 3-7 October 2011.

Pinto, N., R. Dubayah, M. Simard, S. Saatchi, B. Cook and P. Siqueira. 2011.  Scaling up forest allometry with lidar and radar remote sensing. ESA Annual Meeting, Austin, Texas, 7-12 August 2011.

Cook, B. D., R. Nelson, B. Middleton, L. Corp, D. Morton, J. Masek and J. Ranson.  2011.   G-LiHT: Goddard’s LiDAR, Hyperspectral and Thermal Airborne Imager.  2011 HyspIRI Science Symposium on Ecosystem Data Products, Greenbelt, MD, 17-18 May 2011.  

Corp, L.A., B.D. Cook, E.M. Middleton, Y.B. Cheng, K.F. Huemmrich, and P.K.E. Campbell, P.K.E (2010b). FUSION: A fully ultraportable system for imaging objects in nature, Proceedings, International Geosci. Rem. Sens. Symp. (IGARSS), 25-30 July 2010, Honolulu, HI.