Nayani Ilangakoon has received a 3-year NASA Earth and Space Science Fellowship – Congrats Nayani! (Read More) BCAL PhD student Nayani Ilangakoon receives NASA ESSF!
Come check out our talks and posters at ESA in Portland! 1. Remote sensing from leaf to landscape – Nancy Glenn – 2.30 pm August 7th – Session OOS2 https://eco.confex.com/eco/2017/webprogram/Session12870.html 2. Mapping Vegetation Biodiversity of Semi-Arid Ecosystems Using Hyperspectral Remote … (Read More) BCAL will be at ESA!
Check out the new Hydrology and Earth System Sciences Discussion paper on LiDAR for the Critical Zone! This is a relatively new open access method to broaden perspectives in earth sciences and promote open discussion. The paper is now accessible … (Read More) LiDAR for the Critical Zone: new HESSD paper now open for Interactive Public Discussion
BCAL is developing methods to estimate biomass of sagebrush and western juniper (Juniperus occidentalis var. occidentalis Hook) at the individual shrub/tree level. 3D point cloud data from a full-waveform terrestrial laser scanner (TLS) are used, along with data processing techniques for the biomass estimates. Sixteen … (Read More) Biomass estimation using full-waveform TLS
Woody encroachment into shrub steppe and grassland ecosystems is a global phenomenon. Juniper encroachment is one of the most prominent changes occurring in rangelands of western North America. The spatial extent of pinyon-juniper woodlands, the third most common vegetation type … (Read More) Lidar-derived carbon estimates in encroaching juniper woodlands