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2011 Publications
Saatchi S, Harris NL, Brown S, Lefsky M, Mitchard ET, Salas W, Zutta BR, Buermann W, Lewis SL, Hagen S, Petrova S, White L, Silman M, Morel A. (2011). Benchmark map of forest carbon stocks in tropical regions across three continents. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2011 Jun 14;108(24):9899-904.

Antonarakis AS, Saatchi SS, Chazdon RL, Moorcroft PR. (2011). Using Lidar and Radar measurements to constrain predictions of forest ecosystem structure and function, Ecological Application 21(4):1120-37.

Hall,F.G., Bergen, K., Blair, JB., Dubayah, R., Houghton, R., Hurtt,G., Kellndorfer, J., Lefsky, M., Ranson, J., Saatchi, S., Shugart, HH., Wickland, D., (2011). Characterizing 3-D Vegetation Structure From Space: Mission Capabilities Requirements, International Journal of Remote Sensing, doi:10.1016/j.rse.2011.01.024.

Hall, F.G., Saatchi, S., Dubayah, R. (2011). DESDynl Vegetation 3-D Special Issue, Remote Sensing of Environment, doi:10.1016/j.rse.2011.04.014.

Saatchi, S., Marlier, M., Clark, D., Chazdon, R., Russell, A. (2011) Impact of Spatial Variability of forest structure on Radar Estimation of Aboveground Biomass in Tropical Forests Remote Sensing of Environment, Special Issue: VEG3D. doi:10.1016/j.rse.2010.07.015.

Mitchard, E.T.A, S. Saatchi, P. Meir, I.H. Woodhouse, Feldpausch, T.T., S.L. Lewis, B. Sonke, and C. Rowland, Measuring Biomass Changes due to Woody Encroachment and Deforestation in the Forest-savanna Boundary Region of Central Africa using Multi-temporal L-band Radar Backscatter, Remote Sensing of Environment, doi:10.1016/j.rse.2010.02.022.

Feeley, K.J., Silman, M.R., Bush, M.B., Farfan, W., Cabrera, K.G., Malhi, Y., Meir, P., Salinas Revillas, N., Quisiyupanqui, M.N.R., Saatchi, S., (2011) Upslope migration of Andean trees, Journal of Biogeography, 38, 783-791.

Maniatis, D., Malhi, Y., Andre, L.S., Mollicone, D., Barbier, N., Saatchi, S., Henry, M., Tellier, L., Schwartzenberg, M., and White, L. (2011) Evaluating the potential of commercial forest inventory data to report on forest carbon stock and forest carbon stock changes for REDD+ under the UNFCCC, International Journal of Forestry Research, vol 2011, Article ID 134526, doi: 10.1155/2011/134526.

Frankenberg, C., J. B. Fisher, J. Worden, G. Badgley, S. S. Saatchi, J.-E. Lee, G. C. Toon, A. Butz, M. Jung, A. Kuze, and T. Yokota (2011), New global observations of the terrestrial carbon cycle from GOSAT: Patterns of plant fluorescence with gross primary productivity., Geophys. Res. Lett., doi:10.1029/2011GL048738.

Parmentier, I., Harrigan, R.J., Buermann, W., Mitchard, E.T.A., Saatchi, S., Malhi, Y., Bongers, F., Hawthorne, W.D., Leal, M.E., Lewis, S.L., Nusbaumer, L., Sheil, D., Sosef, M.S.M., Affum-Baffoe, K., Bakayoko, A., Chuyong, G.B., Chatelain, C., Comiskey, J.A., Dauby, G., Doucet, J-L., Fauset, S., Gautier, L., Gillet, J-F., Kenfack, D., Kouame, F.N., Kouassi, E.K., Lazare, A.K., Parren, M.P.E., Peh, K.S.-H., Reitsma, J.M., Senterre, B., Sonke, B., Sunderland, T.C.H., Swaine, M.D., Tchouto, M.G.P., Thomas, D., Van Valkenburg, J.L.C.H. and Hardy, O.J. (2011) Predicting alpha diversity of African rain forests: models based on climate and satellite-derived data do not perform better than a purely spatial model, Journal of Biogeography, 38, 1164-1176.

Smith, T. B., H. A. Thomassen, A. H. Freedman, R. N. M. Sehgal, W. Buermann, S. Saatchi, J. Pollinger, B. Mila, D. Pires, G. Valkiūnas, and R. K. Wayne. Patterns of divergence in the olive sunbird Cyanomitra olivacea (Aves: Nectariniidae) across the African rainforest-savanna ecotone. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society

Le Toan, T. Quegan, S., Davidson, M.W.J., Balzter, H., Paillou, P., Papathanassiou, K., Plummer, S., Rocca, F., Saatchi, S., Shugart, H., Ulander, L., (2011). The BIOMASS mission: Mapping global forest biomass to better understand the terrestrial carbon cycle, Remote Sensing of Environment, doi:10.1016/j.rse.2011.03.020.

Gillespie, T.G., Pincetl, S., Brossard, S., Smith, J., Saatchi, S., Pataki, D., and Saphores, J-D., (2011). Time series of urban forestry in Los Angeles, Urban Ecosystems, DOI: 10.1007/s11252-011-0183-6.

Thomassen, H.A., T. Fuller, W. Buermann, B. Mila, C.M. Kieswetter, P. Jarrin-V., S.E. Cameron, E. Mason, R. Schweizer, J. Schlunegger, J. Chan, O. Wang, M. Peralvo, C.J. Schneider, C.H. Graham, J.P. Pollinger, S. Saatchi, R.K. Wayne, T.B. Smith. (2011). Mapping evolutionary process: a multi-taxa approach to conservation prioritization. Evolutionary Applications 4: 397-413.
2010 Publications
Negron-Juarez, R. I., J. Q. Chambers, G. Guimaraes, H. Zeng, C. F. M. Raupp, D. M. Marra, G. H. P. M. Ribeiro, S. S. Saatchi, B. W. Nelson, and N. Higuchi. (2010). Widespread Amazon forest tree mortality from a single cross-basin squall line event, Geophysical Research Letters, doi:10.1029/2010GL043733.

Malhi, Y. Silman, M., Salinas, N., Bush, M., Meir, P., and Saatchi, S. (2010). Elevation gradients in the tropics: laboratories for ecosystem ecology and global change research. Global Change Biology, Vol. 16: 3171-3175.

Fuller, T. Thomassen, H.A., Mulembakani, P.M., Johnston, S., Lloyd Smith, J.O., Kisalu, N.K., Lutete, T.K., Blumberg, S., Fair, J.N., Wolfe, N.D., Shongo, R.L. Formenty, P., Meyer, H., Wright, L.L., Muyembe, J-J., Buermann, W., Saatchi, S., Okitolonda, E., Hensley, L., Smith, T.B., and Rimoin, A.W. (2010). Using Remote Sensing to Map the Risk of Human Monkeypox Virus in the Congo Basin, EcoHealth, DOI: 10.1007/s10393-010-0355-5.

Fuller, T. S. Saatchi, et al., (2010). Mapping the Risk of Avian Influenza 1 in Wild Birds in the US, Emerging Infectious Diseases, 10: 187: 13pp.

Sehgal, R.N.M, , W. Buermann, R. J. Harrigan, C. Bonneaud, C.Loiseau, A. Chasar, I. Sepil, G. Valkiūnas, T. Iezhova, S. Saatchi and T. B. Smith, (2010). Spatially explicit predictions of blood parasites 1 in a widely distributed African rainforest bird, Proc Roy Soc B, doi: 10.1098/rspb.2010.1720.

Dehghani, M., Zoej, M.J.V., Entezam, I., Shemshaki, A., Saatchi, S. (2010). Interferometric measurements of ground surface subsidence induced by overexploitation of groundwater. J. Appl. Remote Sens. 4. doi:10.1117/1.3527999.

Yu, Y., Saatchi, S., Heath, L. LaPoint, E., Myneni, R. Knyazikhin, Y. (2010). Regional distribution of forest height and biomass from multisensor data fusion: A case study in the state of Maine, JGR Biogeosciences, doi:10.1029/2009JG000995.

Shugart, H.H, Saatchi, S., and F. Hall, (2010). A Primer on the structure of forest and it measurements from space, JGR, Biogeosciences, doi:10.1029/2009JG000995.
2009 Publications
Thomassen, H., Buermann, W., Mila, B., Graham, C.H., Cameron, S.E., Schnieider, C.J., Pollinger, J.P., Saatchi, S. Wayne, R.K., and Smith, T.B. (2009). Modeling environmentally associated morphological and genetic variation in a rainforest bird, and its application for conservation prioritization., Evolutionary Applications, ISSN 1752-4571.

Mitchard, E., S.S. Saatchi, P. Meir, I.H. Woodhouse, G. Nangendo, N.S. Ribeiro, M. Williams, C. Ryan, & T.R. Feldpausch. A universal relationship found between ALOS PALSAR L-band SAR and above-ground woody biomass in four African forest/woodland/savanna landscapes, Geophysical Research Letters, VOL. 36, L23401, doi:10.1029/2009GL040692.

Malhi, Y., Saatchi, S.S., Giardin, C., Aragao, L.E.O. 2009. The production, storage, and flow of carbon in Amazonian forests, in Amazonia and Global Change. Geophysical Monograph Series, _0._029/2008GM000779. Dehghani, M. Valadan Zoej, M.J, Saatchi, S. Biggs, J., Parsons, B. Wright, T. (2009). Radar Interferometry time series analysis of Mashhad subsidence. J. Indian Soc. Remote Sens. 37: 147-156.

Dehghani, M. Valadan Zoej, M.J., Entezam, I., Mansourian, A., Saatchi, S. (2009). InSAR monitoring of progressive land subsidence in Neyshabour, northeast Iran. Geophys. J. Int., doi: 10.1111/j.1365-246X.2009.04135.

Bonneaud, C., Sepil, I. Mila, B., Buermann, W., Sehgal, R. G. Valkinunas, Izehova, T., Saatchi, S. and Smith, T. (2009). Host and habitat specificities of Plasmodium species in African rainforest birds, Journal of Tropical Ecology, 25:439-447.

Micthard, E.T.A., Saatchi, S.S., Gerard, E.F., Lewis, S.L., Meir, P. (2009). Measuring woody encroachment along a forest-savanna boundary in central Africa, Earth Interactions, vol 13, pp 8.

Gillespie, T., Saatchi, S., Pau, M., Bohman, S., Giorgi, A.P., and S. Lewis. (2009). Towards Predicting Species Richness in Tropical Rainforests: A Case Study from Panama, International Journal of Remote Sensing, 30:6,1629-1634.
2008 Publications
T. Smith, B. Mila, G. Grether, H. Slabbeoorn, I. Sepil, W. Buermann, S. Saatchi, J. Pollinger, (2008). Evolutionary Consequences of human disturbance in a rain forest bird species in Central Africa, Molocular Ecology, DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-294X.2007.03478.

Saatchi, S., Buermann,, W., Mori, S. and ter Steege, H. (2008) Modeling distribution of Amazonian tree species and diversity using remote sensing measurements, Remote Sensing of Environment, 112 (5): 2000-2017.

Buermann, W. S. Saatchi, B.R. Zutta J. Chaves, B. Mila C. H. Graham, and T. B. Smith. (2008). Application of Remote Sensing Data in Predictive Models of Species' Distribution, Journal of Biogeography, doi:10.1111/j.1365-2699.2007.01858.x.

Bush, M.B., Silman, M.R., McMichael, C. , Restrepo-Correa, A. , Urrego, D.H. , Correa, A. , Saatchi, S. (2008). Fire, climate change, and biodiversity in Amazonia: A late-Holocene perspective. Transactions of Royal Society, Biological Sciences, 363: 1795-1802.

Aragao, L., Malhi, Y., Barbier, N., Anderson, L. Saatchi, S., Shimabukuro, E. (2008). Interactions between rainfall, deforestation and fires during recent years in the Brazilian Amazonia, Transactions of Royal Society, Biological Sciences, 363: 1779-1785.

Gillespie, T.W., Foody, G. M., Rocchini, D., Giorgi, A. P., and S. Saatchi. (2008). Measuring and modeling biodiversity from space. Progress in Physical Geography, 32, 203-221.

Aragão, L.E.O.C., Malhi, Y., Barbier, N., Lima , A., Shimabukuro, Y., Anderson , L., and Saatchi, S., (2008). Interactions between rainfall, deforestation and fires during recent years in the Brazilian Amazonia, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society - Biological Sciences, 363, 1779-1985.

Ribeiro, N. Saatchi, S.S., Shugart, H.H., and R.A. Washington-Allen, (2008). Aboveground biomass and leaf area index(LAI) mapping for Niassa Reserve, northern Mozambique. JGR. Biogeosciences, 113: G02S02, doi:10.1029/2007JG000550. pp12.

Prates-Clark, CD, Saatchi, SS, Agosti, D (2008). Predicting geographical distribution models of high-value timber trees in the Amazon Basin using remotely sensed data. Ecological Modeling, 211(4-Mar), 309-323.
2007 Publications
Saatchi, S., Houghton, R., Avala, R., Yu, Y., Soares, J-V., (2007). Spatial Distribution of Live Aboveground Biomass in Amazon Basin, Global Change Biology (2007) 13, 816-837.

Myneni RB, Yang W, Nemani RR, Huete AR, Dickinson RE, Knyazikhin Y, Didan K, Fu R, Negron Juarez RI, Saatchi SS, Hashimoto H, Ichii K, Shabanov NV, Tan B, Ratana P, Privette JL, Morisette JT, Vermote EF, Roy DP, Wolfe RE, Friedl MA, Running SW, Votava P, El-Saleous N, Devadiga S, Su Y, Salomonson VV. (2007). Large seasonal swings in leaf area of Amazon rainforests Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 104(12):4820-3.

Chambers, J.Q., Asner, G., Morton, D., Anderson, L., Saatchi, S. Espírito-Santo, F.D.B. Palace, M., and Souza Jr, C. (2007). Regional ecosystem structure and function: ecological insights from remote sensing of tropical forests, Trends in Ecology and Evolution. Vol 22. pp. 10.

Aragao, L., Malhi, Y., Roman-Cuesta, R-M., Saatchi, S., Anderson, L. Shimabukuro, E. (2007). Fingerprints of the 1997/1998 and 2005 droughts in Amazonian Rainforests. Geophysical Research Letters, Vol. 34, L07701, doi:10.1029/2006GL028946.

Saatchi, S., Despain, D. Halligan, K., Crabtree, R. Yu, Y. (2007). Estimating forest fire fuel load from radar remote sensing, IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing, Vol. 45, No 6, 1726-1740.

Moghaddam, M. Y. Rahmat-Samii, E. Rodriguez, D. Entekhabi, J. Hoffman, D. Moller, L. Pierce, S. Saatchi, M. Thomson, (2007). Microwave Observatory of Subcanopy and Subsurface (MOSS): A Mission Concept for Global Deep Soil Moisture Observations. IEEE Transaction on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, Volume 45, Aug. 2630 - 2643.

Hecht, S.B. and Saatchi, S. (2007). Globalization and Tropical Forest Recovery in Densely Populated Landscapes, Bioscience, vol. 57, 8, 663-672.
2006 Publications
Gillespie, T.W. Zutta, B., Early M. and S. Saatchi. (2006). Predicting and quantifying the structure of tropical dry forests in South Florida And the Neotropics. Global Ecology and Biogeography, vol. 16, 225-236.
2005 Publications
Lu, L., A.S. Denning, M.A. da Silva Dias, P. Silva-Dias, M. Longo, S.R. Freitas, and S. Saatchi, (2005). Mesoscale circulation and atmospheric CO2 variation in the Tapajos Region, Para, Brazil. Journal of Geophysical Research, 110, D21102, doi:10.1029/2004JD005757.
2004 Publications
Smith, N., Saatchi, S., and Randerson, J. (2004). Trends in High Latitude Soil Freeze and Thaw Cycle from 1988-2002, Journal of Geophysical Research, Vol. 109, D12101.

Freeman, A., and Saatchi. S. (2004). On the detection of Faraday rotation in linearly polarized L-band SAR backscatter signatures. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, Vol. 42:8, 1607-1616.
2003 Publications
 
2002 Publications
Rosenqvist, A., Shimada, M., Chapman, B.D., Dutra, L.V., Saatchi, S., and Tanaka, O. (2002). The Global Rain Forest Mapping: Project: Introduction from Guest Editors. International Journal of Remote Sensing. vol. 23. 1215-1216.

Long D., M. Drinkwater, B. Holt, S. Saatchi, and C. Bertoia, (2002). Global ice and land climate studies using scatterometer image data, EOS,Transaction of American geophysical Union, October.

Mayaux P, De Grandi GF, Rauste Y, Simard M, Saatchi S. (2002). Large-scale vegetation maps derived from the combined L-band GRFM and C-band CAMP wide area radar mosaics of Central Africa. International Journal of Remote Sensing, 23 (7): 1261-1282.

Podest, E. and Saatchi, S. (2002). Application of multiscale texture in classifying JERS-1 radar data over tropical vegetation, International Journal of Remote Sensing. vol. 23. 1487-1506.
2001 Publications
Simard, M., De Grandi, F., Saatchi, S., and Mayaux, P. (2001). Mapping tropical coastal vegetation using JERS-1 and ERS-1 radar data with a decision tree classifier, International Journal of Remote Sensing, vol. 23:7, 1461-1474.

Kimball, J., Running, S., Saatchi, S., (2001). Sensitivity of boreal forest regional water flux and net primary production simulations to sub-grid-scale land cover complexity, J. Geophysical Research, vol. 104, D22, 22789-27801.
2000 Publications
Kimball, J, Keyser, A., Running, S., Saatchi, S. (2000). Regional assessment of boreal forest productivity using an ecological process model and remote sensing parameter maps, Tree Physiology, vol. 20,, 761-775.

Simard, M., Saatchi, S., and De Grandi, G.F. (2000). The use of decision tree and multiscale texture for classification of JERS-1 SAR data over tropical forest, IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, Vol. 38, No. 5, pp. 2310-2321.

Saatchi , S., B. Nelson., E. Podest, and J. Holt. (2000). Mapping land cover types in the Amazon Basin using 1 km JERS-1 mosaic, Int. J. Remote Sensing, vol. 21, 1201-1234.

Moghaddam, M., S. Saatchi, and R. Cuenca. (2000). Estimating subcanopy soil moisture with radar. Journal of Geophysical Research. vol. 21, 1235-1250.

Saatchi, S.. and M. Moghaddam. (2000). Estimation of crown and stem water content and biomass of boreal forest using polarimetric SAR imagery, IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing. vol. 38, 697-709.

De Grandi, G.F., Mayaux, P., Rauste, Y., Rosenqvist, A., Simard, M, and Saatchi, S. (2000). The Global Rain Forest Mapping Project JERS-1 radar mosaic of tropical Africa. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing. 38, 2218-2233.

Rosenqvist, A., Shimada, M., Chapman, B., Freeman, A., De Grandi, G.F., Saatchi, S., Rauste, Y. (2000). The global rain forest mapping project-a review. International Journal of Remote Sensing. Vol. 21, 1375-1389.

De Grandi, G.F., Mayaux, P., Malingreau, J.P., Rosenqvist, A., Saatchi, S., Simard, M. (2000). New perspectives on global ecosystems from wide-area radar mosaics: flooded forest mapping in tropics. International Journal of Remote Sensing. Vol. 21, 1235-1250.

Saatchi, S., Agosti, D., Alger, K., Delabi, J., and Musinsky, J. (2000). Examining fragmentation and loss of primary forest in the southern Bahian Atlantic forest of Brazil with Radar Imagery, Conservation Biology. Vol. 15, 867-875.
1999 Publications
Moghaddam, M., and Saatchi, S. (1999). Monitoring tree moisutre using an estimation algorithm applied to SAR data from BOREAS. IEEE Transaction on. Geoscience and. Remote Sensing, vol. 37, no. 2, pp. 901-916.
1998 Publications
1997 Publications
LoSeen, D., Chehbouni A., Njoku, E.G., Saatchi, S. Mougin, E., Monteny, B. (1997). A coupled Biomass production, water and surface energy balance model for remote sensing application in semiarid grasslands. Agric. For. Meteorol. vol 83, No 1-2, pp 49-74.

Saatchi, S., and Rignot, E. (1997). Land cover classification of BOREAS modeling grid using AIRSAR images. Remote Sensing of Environment, Vol. 35, 270-281.

Saatchi, S. and K.C. McDonald. (1997). Coherent effects in microwave backscattering models for forest canopies. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing. 35(4): 1032-1044.

Saatchi, S., Soares, J.V., and Alves, D.S. (1997). Mapping deforestation and land cover in Amazon rainforest using SIR-C imagery. Remote Sensing of Environment. Vol. 59, No. 2, 191-202.
1996 Publications
Saatchi, S. 1996. Application of SAR remote sensing in land surface processes over tropical region, Proceedings of VIII Simposio Brasileiro de Sensoriemento Remoto, April 14-19, 1996, Salvador, Bahia, 213-222.

Izenberg, N., Arvidson, E., Brackett, R., and Saatchi, S. (1996). Damage Assessment from the 1993 Missouri river floods using Landsat, SPOT, SIR-C, and TOPSAR data. Journal Geophysical. Research-Planets, Vol. 101, No. E10, 23149-23167.
1995 Publications
Ranson J., Saatchi, S., Sun, G. (1995). Boreal forest ecosystem characterization with SIR-C/X-SAR. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing. 23. 867-876.

Moghaddam, M. and Saatchi, S. (1995). Analysis of scattering mechanisms in SAR imagery over boreal forest: Results from BOREAS'93. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing. GE-33, 1290-1296.

Saatchi, S., van Zyl, J., and Assrar, G.(1995). Estimation of canopy water content in Konza prairie grasslands using synthetic aperture radar measurements during FIFE, Journal of Geophysical Research. 100, D12, 25481-25496.

Saatchi, S. and M. Moghaddam. (1995). Biomass distribution in boreal forest using SAR imagery. Proc. SPIE, 2314. pp 12.
1994 Publications
Lin, D., Wood, E., Beven, K., and Saatchi, S. (1994). Soil moisture estimation over grass-covered areas using AIRSAR. International Journal of Remote Sensing. Vol. 15. 2323-2343

Saatchi, S., LeVine, D., and Lang, R. (1994). Microwave backscatter and emission model for grass canopies. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 32:177-186.
1993 Publications
 
1992 Publications
Saatchi, S. and Lang, R.H. (1992). Mean wave propagation in a slab of one-dimensional discrete random medium, Wave Motion, vol. 15, 301-314.

Jackson, T., Kostov, K., and Saatchi, S. (1992). Rock Fraction effects on the interpretation of microwave emission from soils. IEEE Transaction on Geoscience and Remote Sensing. 30:610-616.

Ranson J., and Saatchi, S. (1992). C-band microwave scattering from small balsam fir, IEEE Transactions on.Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 30:924-932.
1991 Publications
Saatchi, S. and Lang, R. (1991). Average reflected power from a one-dimensional slab of discrete scatterers. Radio Science, vol. 25, 407-417.