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Jan van Aardt
Associate Professor

2012 Submissions

Journal Paper

Cho, Moses A., et al. "Mapping Tree Species Composition in South African Savannas Using an Integrated Airborne Spectral and LiDAR System." Remote Sensing of the Environment 125. (2012): 214-226. Print. *

Wu, Jiaying, et al. "A Robust Signal Preprocessing Chain for Small-Footprint Waveform LiDAR." IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing 50. 8 (2012): 3242-3255. Print. *

Fisher, Jolene, et al. "Human-Modified Landscapes: Patterns of Fine-Scale Woody Vegetation Structure in Communal Savannah Rangelands." Environmental Conservation 39. 1 (2012): 72-82. Print. *

Published Conference Proceedings

Aardt, Jan A. van, et al. "On Using Discrete Return Lidar Distributions as a Proxy for Waveform Lidar Signals when Modeling Vegetation Structure." Proceedings of the IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium. Munich, Bavaria: n.p., 2012. Print. *

Wessels, Konrad, et al. "Impacts of Communal Fuelwood Extraction on Lidar-Estimated Biomass Patterns of Savanna Woodlands." Proceedings of the IGARSS 2012. Munich, Bavaria: n.p., 2012. Print. *

Herweg, Jared, et al. "SpecTIR Hyperspectral Airborne Rochester Experiment Data Collection Campaign." Proceedings of the Algorithms and Technologies for Multispectral, Hyperspectral, and Ultraspectral Imagery XVIII. Baltimore, MD: n.p., 2012. Print. *

Sah, Shagan, et al. "A Multi-Temporal Analysa Multi-Temporal Analysis Approach for Land Cover Mapping in Support of Nuclear Incident Responseis Approach for Land Cover Mapping in Support Of Nuclear Incident Response." Proceedings of the SPIE Algorithms and Technologies for Multispectral, Hyperspectral, and Ultraspectral Imagery XVIII. Baltimore, MD: n.p., 2012. Print. *

Kelbe, David, et al. "Automatic Extraction of Tree Stem Models from Single Terrestrial Lidar Scans in Structurally Heterogeneous Forest Environments." Proceedings of the Silvilaser 2012 Annual Conference: First Return. Vancouver, BC: n.p., 2012. Print. *

Romanczyk, Paul A., et al. "Assessing the Impact of Broadleaf Tree Structure oan Airborne Full-Waveform Small-Footprint Lidar Signals." Proceedings of the Silvilaser 2012 Annual Conference: First Return. Vancouver, BC: n.p., 2012. Print. *

2011 Submissions

Journal Paper

Aardt, Jan A. van, et al. "Geospatial Disaster Response During the Haiti Earthquake: A Case Study Spanning Airborne Deployment, Data Collection, Transfer, Processing, and Dissemination." Photogrammetric Engineering and Remote Sensing 77. 9 (2011): 943-952. Print. *

Gebreslasie, Michael T., Fethi Ahmed, and Jan A. van Aardt. "Extracting Structural Attributes from IKONOS Imagery for Eucalyptus Plantation Forests in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, Using Image Texture Analysis and Artificial Neural Networks." International Journal of Remote Sensing 32. 20 (2011): 1-25. Print. *

Gebreslasie, Michael T., et al. "Individual Tree Detection Based on Variable and Fixed Window Size Local Maxima Filtering Applied to IKONOS Imagery for Even-aged Eucalyptus Plantation Forests." International Journal of Remote Sensing 32. 15 (2011): 4141-4154. Print. *

Wu, Jiaying, Jan A. van Aardt, and Greg P. Asner. "A Comparison of Signal Deconvolution Algorithms Based on Small-Footprint LiDAR Waveform Simulation." IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing 49. 6 (2011): 2402-2414. Print. *

Roberts, Wesley J., Jan A. van Aardt, and Fethi Ahmed. "Image Fusion for Enhanced Forest Structural Assessment." International Journal of Remote Sensing 32. 1 (2011): 243-266. Print. *

Wessels, Konrad, et al. "Impact of Communal Land Use and Conservation on Woody Vegetation Structure in the Lowveld Savannas of South Africa." Forest Ecology and Management 261. (2011): 19-29. Print. *

Published Conference Proceedings

Labiak, Rick, et al. "Automated Method for Detection and Quantification of Building Damage and Debris Using Post-disaster LiDAR Data." Proceedings of the SPIE Conference on Laser Radar Technology and Applications XVI. Orlando, FL: n.p., 2011. Print. *

Faulring, Jason W., et al. "Supporting Relief Efforts of the 2010 Haitian Earthquake using an Airborne Multi-Modal Remote Sensing Platform." Proceedings of the SPIE Conference on Conference on Algorithms and Technologies for Multispectral, Hyperspectral, and Ultraspectral Imagery XVII. Orlando, FL: n.p., 2011. Print. *

McKeown, Donald, et al. "Demonstration of Delivery of Ortho Imagery in Realtime for Local Emergency Response." Proceedings of the SPIE Conference on Conference on Algorithms and Technologies for Multispectral, Hyperspectral, and Ultraspectral Imagery XVII. Orlando, FL: n.p., 2011. Print. *

Aardt, Jan A. van, et al. "LiDAR-based Estimation of Forest Floor Fuel Loads Using a Novel Distributional Approach." Proceedings of the SilviLaser 11th International Conference on LiDAR Applications for Assessing Forest Ecosystems. Hobart, Tasmania, Australia: n.p., 2011. Print. *

Book Chapter

Aardt, Jan A. van, et al. "Assessing Degradation Across a Land Use Gradient in the Kruger National Park Area Using Advanced Remote Sensing Modalities." Observations on Environmental Change in South Africa. Stellenbosch, Western Cape, South Africa: Sun Press, 2011. 97-103. Print. *

Aardt, Jan A. van, et al. "Ecosystems: Case Studies in Capital Intensive Crops Towards System Modeling of Ecosystems Using Integrated Hyperspectral Remote Sensing and In Situ Inputs." Observations on Environmental Change in South Africa. Stellenbosch, Western Cape, South Africa: Sun Press, 2011. 116-123. Print. *

Aardt, Jan A. van, et al. "Species-level Classification Using Imaging Spectroscopy for the Detection of Invasive Alien Species." Observations on Environmental Change in South Africa. Stellenbosch, Western Cape, South Africa: SUN PRESS, 2011. 147-153. Print. *

2010 Submissions

Published Article

Cho, M.A., P. Debba, R. Mathieu, L. Naidoo, J.A. van Aardt, and G.P. Asner. “Improving discrimination of savanna tree species through a multiple endmember spectral angle mapper approach: Canopy-level analysis.” IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 48.11 (2010): 4133-4142. Print. £

Somers, B., S. Delalieux, W. Verstraeten, J.A. van Aardt, G. Albrigo, and P. Coppin. “An automated waveband selection technique for optimized hyperspectral mixture analysis.” International Journal of Remote Sensing, 31.20 (2010): 5549-5568. Print. £

Cho, M.A., J.A. van Aardt, R. Main, and B. Majeke. “Evaluating variations of physiology-based hyperspectral features along a soil water gradient in a Eucalyptus grandis plantation.” International Journal of Remote Sensing, 31.12 (2010): 3143-3159. Print. £

Tesfamichael, S.G., and J.A. van Aardt. “Ahmed Estimating plot-level tree height and volume of Eucalyptus grandis plantations using small-footprint, discrete return lidar data.” Progress in Physical Geography, 34.4 (2010): 515-540. Print. £

Gebreslasie, M.T., Ahmed, J.A. van Aardt. “Predicting forest structural attributes using ancillary data and ASTER satellite data.” International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation, 12S (2010): S23-S26. Print. £

Messinger, D.W., J.A. van Aardt, D., McKeown, M.V. Casterline, J.W. Faulring, N.G. Raqueno, B. Basener, and M. Velez-Reyes. “High Resolution and LIDAR Imaging Support to the Haiti Earthquake Relief Effort.” Imaging Spectrometry XV, Optics & Photonics, 7812 (August 2010): n.p. Print. †

McGlinchy, J., J.A. van Aardt, H.E. Rhody, J.Kerekes, E.J. Ientilucci, G.P. Asner, D. Knapp, R. Mathieu, T. Kennedy-Bowdoin, B.F. Erasmus, K. Wessels, I.P. Smit, J. Wu, and D. Sarrazin.” Extracting Structural Land Cover Components using Small--footprint Waveform Lidar Data.” Proceedings of 2010 IEEE International Geoscience & Remote Sensing Symposium, IEEE, IGARSS, July 2010. n.p. Print. †

Sarrazin, D., J.A. van Aardt, D.W. Messinger and G.P. Asner. “Fusing waveform LIDAR and hyperspectral data for species-level structural assessment in savanna ecosystems.” SPIE, Laser Radar Technology and Applications XV, 7684 (2010): n.p. Print. †

Van Aardt, J.A., M. Vogel, W. Luck, J.D. Althausen. “Remote sensing systems for operational and research use.” Manual of Geospatial Science and Technology. 2010. n.p. Print.

Formal Presentation

Van Aardt, J.A., J. Wu, J. Fisher, B.F. Erasmus, K. Wessels, R. Mathieu, G.P Asner, T. Kennedy- Bowdoin, and D. Knapp. “Comparing discrete return-to waveform lidar data for vegetation structural assessment: A contemporaneous, small-footprint study in a savanna ecosystem.” American Society for Photogrammetric Engineering and Remote Sensing (ASPRS), ASPRS 2010 Annual Conference. San Diego, CA. April 2010. Presentation. †

Van Aardt, J.A., D. McKeown, A. Vodacek, S. Duvvuri, A. Pillai, C. Renschler, J.W. Faulring, H. Bischoff, H. Collins, and D. Boyd. “Information Products Laboratory for Emergency Response: Rapid Turnaround Geospatial Disaster Management Products with Fire and Earthquake Response as Case Studies.” American Society for Photogrammetric Engineering and Remote Sensing (ASPRS), ASPRS 2010 Annual Conference. San Diego, CA. April 2010. Presentation. †

Van Aardt, J.A., M. Arthur, G. Carmean, R.L. Kremens, J.W. Faulring, and D. McKeown. “A Sampling Approach to Forest Fuel Load Assessment Across Different Fire Regimes in Eastern Deciduous Forests using Small-footprint Discrete Return Lidar.” American Society for Photogrammetric Engineering and Remote Sensing (ASPRS), ASPRS 2010 Annual Conference. San Diego, CA. April 2010. Presentation.