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Principal Investigators:

Regina Célia dos Santos Alvalá, Centro de Previsão de Tempo e Estudos Climáticos/INPE (SA-PI)
Sassan Sepehri Saatchi, JPL/CALTECH (US-PI)

 

Abstract 2000:  Mapping Global Aerodynamic Roughness Length of Land Surface at 1 km Scale (Aerodynamic Roughness and Vegetation Structure of Amazon Basin) (View)

 
Resumo 2000:  O Mapeamento Global do Comprimento Aerodinâmico da Aspereza da Superfície da Terra em escala de 1 quilômetro

 

Investigation Duration:   05/2000 - 04/2001

 
 

Participants:

Allan Scott Denning, Co-Investigator, Colorado State University
Regina Célia dos Santos Alvalá, SA-PI, Centro de Previsão de Tempo e Estudos Climáticos/INPE
Ralph Dubayah, Co-Investigator, University of Maryland
Ernesto Rodriguez, Co-Investigator, Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Sassan Sepehri Saatchi, US-PI, JPL/CALTECH
Marc Simard, Co-Investigator, Jet Propulsion Laboratory

 

Research Sites:

Amazon Basin (large-scale studies)

 

Training and Education Activities - Accomplished:

Currently none available.

 
 

Scheduled STI Site Visits:   Currently none available.

 

Datasets/Posters Available as of 2014-04-02

Datasets (with related publications, if any)

LBA-ECO LC-15 1km Land Cover and Wetlands Maps of the Amazon Basin

LBA-ECO LC-15 1km Monthly Mean QSCAT Data over the Amazon Basin: 2000

  1. Long D., M. Drinkwater, B. Holt, S. Saatchi, and C. Bertoia, Global ice and land climate studies using scatterometer image data, EOS, Transaction of American geophysical Union, October, 2002.
LBA-ECO LC-15 Aerodynamic Roughness Maps of Vegetation Canopies, Amazon Basin: 2000

  1. Saatchi.,S., Rodriguez, E., S. Denning, and R. Dubayah, Estimation of Aerodynamic Roughness from Synergistic Use of Satellite Imagery, Proceeding of IGARSS, 2001, Sydney, Australia.
LBA-ECO LC-15 Amazon Basin Aboveground Live Biomass Distribution Map: 1990-2000

  1. S.S. Saatchi, R.A. Houghton, R.C. Dos Santos Alvala, J.V. Soares and Y. Yu. 2007. Distribution of aboveground live biomass in the Amazon. Global Change Biology (2007) 13, 816-837, doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2486.2007.01323.x.
LBA-ECO LC-15 Climate Metrics over the Amazon Basin from WORLDCLIM

LBA-ECO LC-15 JERS-1 Synthetic Aperture Radar, 1- km Mosaic, Amazon Basin: 1995-1996

  1. Saatchi, S.S., B. Nelson, E. Podest, and J. Holt. 2000. Mapping land cover types in the Amazon Basin using 1 km JERS-1 mosaic. International Journal of Remote Sensing 21(6-7):1201-1234.
LBA-ECO LC-15 SPOT Vegetation NDVI Metrics over the Amazon Basin: 1999-2000

LBA-ECO LC-15 SRTM30 Digital Elevation Model Data, Amazon Basin: 2000

LBA-ECO LC-15 Vegetation Cover Types from MODIS, 1-km, Amazon Basin: 2000-2001

  1. Hansen, M.C. R.S. DeFries, J.R.G. Townshend, M. Carroll, C. Dimiceli, and R. A. Sohlberg. 2003. Global Percent Tree Cover at a Spatial Resolution of 500 Meters: First Results of the MODIS Vegetation Continuous Fields Algorithm. Earth Interactions 7: Paper No. 10


 

Publications:

Saatchi SS, Nelson B, Podest E, Holt J. (2000) Mapping land cover types in the Amazon Basin using 1 km JERS-1 mosaic. International Journal of Remote Sensing, 21, 1201-1234. (abstract)

Nepstad DC, Stickler CM, Almeida OT. (2006) Globalization of the Amazon soy and beef industries: Opportunities for conservation. Conservation Biology, 20, 1595-1603. (abstract)

*Saatchi SS, Houghton RA, Alvala RCDS, Soares JV, Yu Y. (2007) Distribution of aboveground live biomass in the Amazon basin. Global Change Biology, 13, 816-837. (abstract)

 

Matrix of Publications-Datasets:  more

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Other Research Teams:

CD-01  -  CD-02  -  CD-03  -  CD-04  -  CD-05  -  CD-06  -  CD-07  -  CD-08  -  CD-09  -  
CD-10  -  CD-11  -  CD-12  -  CD-14  -  CD-15  -  CD-17  -  CD-18  -  CD-30  -  CD-31  -  
CD-32  -  CD-33  -  CD-34  -  CD-35  -  CD-36  -  CD-37  -  CD-40  -  CD-41  -  LC-01  -  
LC-02  -  LC-03  -  LC-04  -  LC-05  -  LC-06  -  LC-07  -  LC-08  -  LC-09  -  LC-10  -  
LC-11  -  LC-12  -  LC-13  -  LC-14  -  LC-16  -  LC-21  -  LC-22  -  LC-23  -  LC-24  -  
LC-30  -  LC-31  -  LC-32  -  LC-33  -  LC-34  -  LC-35  -  LC-36  -  LC-37  -  LC-38  -  
LC-39  -  ND-01  -  ND-02  -  ND-03  -  ND-04  -  ND-06  -  ND-07  -  ND-08  -  ND-09  -  
ND-10  -  ND-11  -  ND-30  -  ND-31  -  PC-30  -  TG-01  -  TG-02  -  TG-03  -  TG-04  -  
TG-05  -  TG-06  -  TG-07  -  TG-08  -  TG-09  -  TG-10  -  TG-30  -  TG-31  -  TG-32

 


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