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- Garrity, Steven R.; Allen, Craig D.; Brumby, Steven P.; Gangodagamage, Chandana; McDowell, Nate G.; Cai, D. Michael
- Remote sensing of environment 2013 v.129 pp. 54-65
- Southwestern United States, etc ; Juniperus monosperma; Pinus edulis; canopy; dead wood; death; drought; ecosystems; forests; land cover; landscapes; leaves; models; mortality; normalized difference vegetation index; pinyon-juniper; rapid methods; remote sensing; species diversity; tree classes; tree crown; tree damage; tree mortality; trees; wildland fire management; woodlands; Show all 26 Subjects
- ... Widespread tree mortality events have recently been observed in several biomes. To effectively quantify the severity and extent of these events, tools that allow for rapid assessment at the landscape scale are required. Past studies using high spatial resolution satellite imagery have primarily focused on detecting green, red, and gray tree canopies during and shortly after tree damage or mortalit ...