• **Brown, M.E., de Beurs, K.M., Marshall, M. 2012. Global phenological responses to climate change in crop areas using humidity and temperature over 26 years. Remote Sensing of Environment, vol 126, 174-183.
  • Wright, CK, de Beurs, K.M., Henebry, G.M., 2012. Combined analysis of land cover change and NDVI trends in the Northern Eurasian grain belt. Frontiers of Earth Science. NEESPI/MAIRS special issue, vol 6(2), 177-187.
  • de Beurs, K.M., Ioffe, G., Nefedova, T, in press 2012. Agricultural change in the Russian grainbelt: A case study of Samara oblast. Geography, Environment, Sustainability, vol. 2(5), 95-110.
  • Ioffe, G., Nefedova, T., de Beurs, K.M., 2012. Land abandonment in Russia. Eurasian Geography and Economics, vol. 53 (4), 527-549.
  • ** Walker, J., de Beurs, K.M., Wynne, R.H., Gao, F. 2012. An evaluation of data fusion products for the analysis of dryland forest phenology. Remote Sensing of Environment, vol 117, p. 381-393.
  • ** Zheng, B., Campbell, J.B., de Beurs, K.M. 2012. Remote sensing of crop residue cover using multi-temporal Landsat imagery. Remote Sensing of Environment, vol 117, p. 177-183.
  • Fagin, T.D. 2012. Map Reproductions. In Encyclopedia of Science & Technology, 11th Edition. D. Blumel (Ed.)
  • Fagin, T.D. and T.A. Wikle. 2012. Lands of Meat and Oil: Conservation, Resource Management, and America’s National Grasslands. FOCUS on Geography 55(2): 41-47.
  • Julian JP, Elmore AJ, Guinn SM.  2012.  Channel head locations in forested watersheds across the Mid-Atlantic United States: A physiographic analysis. Geomorphology 177: 194-203.
  • **Atkinson CL, Julian JP, Vaughn CC. 2012. Scale-dependent longitudinal patterns in mussel communities. Freshwater Biology 57: 2272–2284.
  • **Jawarneh RN, Julian JP. 2012. Development of an accurate fine-resolution land cover timeline: Little Rock, Arkansas, USA (1857 – 2006). Applied Geography 35: 104-113.
  • **Julian JP, Thomas RE, Said S, Hoagland BW, Tarhule A.  2012.  Historical variability and feedbacks among land cover, stream power, and channel geometry along the lower Canadian River floodplain in Oklahoma.  Earth Surface Processes and Landforms 37: 449-458, doi:10.1002/esp.2272.


  • Julian J.P., Seegert S.Z., Powers S.M., Stanley E.H., Doyle M.W., 2011.  Light as a first-order control on ecosystem structure in a temperate stream.  Ecohydrology, 4: 422-432, doi: 10.1002/eco.144.
  • Vrieling, A., de Beurs, K.M., Brown, M.E., 2011. Phenological characterization and variability of african farming systems with NDVI time series. Climatic Change, DOI 10.10007/s10584-011-0049-1.
  • ** Hudson-Dunn, A., de Beurs, K.M., 2011. Land Surface Phenology of North American Mountain Environments Using Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer data. Remote Sensing of Environment, vol 115(5), p1220-1233.
  • ** Belote, T., Prisley, S., Jones, R., Fitzpartrick, M., de Beurs, K.M., 2011. Forest productivity and tree diversity relationships depend on ecological context within mid-Atlantic and Appalachian forests (USA). Forest Ecology and Management, vol 261(7), p1315-1324.
  • Fagin, T.D. and B.W. Hoagland. 2011. Patterns from the past: modeling Public Land Survey witness tree distributions with weights-of-evidence.  Plant Ecology. 212: 207-217.
  • Fagin, T.D. and T.A. Wikle. 2011. The Instructor Element of GIS Instruction at U.S. College and Universities. Transactions in GIS. 15(1): 1-15.


  • Brown, M.E., de Beurs, K.M., Vrieling, A. 2010. The response of African land surface phenology to large scale climate oscillations Remote Sensing of Environment, vol 114(10), p2286-2296.
  • de Beurs, K.M., Henebry, K.M. 2010. A land surface phenology assessment of the northern polar regions using MODIS reflectance time series. Canadian Journal of Remote Sensing, Volume 36, Supplement S1, S87-110.
  • de Beurs, K.M., Henebry, G.M.,  2010. Spatio-temporal statistical methods for modeling land surface phenology. Phenological Research: Methods for Environmental and Climate Change Analysis, I. L. Hudson and M. R. Keatley, Eds., Springer.
  • Fagin, T.D. 2010.  In search of the forest primeval: data-driven approaches to mapping historic vegetation.  Frontiers of Biogeography. 2(2): 41-45.

2009 and earlier

  • de Beurs, K.M., Wright. C.K., Henebry, G.M. 2009. Dual scale trend analysis distinguishes climatic from anthropogenic effects on the vegetated land surface.Environmental Research Letters, 4 045012.
  • Wright, C.K., de Beurs, K.M., Akhmadieva, Z.K., Groisman, P.Y., Henebry, G.M. 2009. Recent temperature and precipitation trends in Kazakhstan reveal significant changes in growing season weather. Environmental Research Letters, 4 045020.
  • White, M.A., de Beurs, K.M., et al. 2009. Intercomparison, interpretation, and assessment of spring phenology in North America estimated from remote sensing for 1982 to 2006. Global Change Biology,15(10): 2335-2359.
  • Julian J.P., Stanley E.H., Doyle M.W.  2008.  Basin-scale consequences of agricultural land use on benthic light availability and primary production along a sixth-order temperate river. Ecosystems 11: 1091-1105.
  • Julian J.P., Doyle M.W., Stanley E.H. 2008.  Empirical modeling of light availability in rivers. Journal of Geophysical Research – Biogeosciences 113: G03022, doi:10.1029/2007JG000601.
  • Julian J.P., Doyle M.W., Powers S.M., Stanley E.H., Riggsbee J.A..  2008.  Optical water quality in rivers. Water Resources Research 44: W10411, doi:10.29/2007WR006457.
  • Townsend, P.A., Helmers, D.P, McNeil, B.E., de Beurs, K.M., Eshleman, K.N., Changes in the extent of surface mining and reclamation in the Central Appalachians: 1976-2006. Remote Sensing of Environment, accepted (August, 2008)
  • de Beurs, K.M., Townsend, P.A., 2008. Estimating the effect of gypsy moth defoliation using MODIS. Remote Sensing of Environment, 112:3983-3990; doi: 10.1016/j.rse.2008.07.008
  • de Beurs, K.M., Henebry, G.M., 2008. Northern Annular Mode effects on the Land Surface Phenologies of Northern Eurasia. Journal of Climate, 21:4257-4279. Find PDF.
  • de Beurs, K.M., Henebry, G.M., 2008. War, drought and phenology: Changes in Land Surface Phenology in Afghanistan since 1982. Journal of Land Use Science,3 (2-3):95-111.
  • Brown, M.E., de Beurs, K.M., 2008. Evaluation of Multi-Sensor Semi-Arid Crop Season Parameters Based on NDVI and Rainfall. Remote Sensing of Environment, 112: 2261-2271. 10.1016/j.rse.2007.10.008
  • Riggsbee J.A., Julian J.P., Doyle M.W., Wetzel R.G.  2007.  Suspended sediment, dissolved organic carbon, and dissolved nitrogen export during the dam removal process.  Water Resources Research 43: W09414, doi:10.1029/2006WR005318.
  • McNeil, B. E., K. M. de Beurs, K. N. Eshleman, J. R. Foster, and P. A. Townsend, 2007. Maintenance of ecosystem nitrogen limitation by ephemeral forest disturbance: An assessment using MODIS, Hyperion, and Landsat ETM+. Geophys. Res. Lett., 34, L19406, doi:10.1029/2007GL031387.
  • Julian J.P., Torres R.  2006.  Hydraulic erosion of cohesive riverbanks. Geomorphology 76: 193-206.
  • Doyle M.W., Julian J.P.  2005.  The most-cited works in Geomorphology. Geomorphology 72: 238-249.
  • Henebry, G.M., de Beurs, K.M., Gitelson, A.A. 2005. Land surface phenologies of Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan between 1982 and 1999. Arid Ecosystems, 11(26-27): 25-32.
  • de Beurs, K.M., Henebry, G.M. 2005. Land surface phenology and temperature variation in the IGBP High-Latitude transects.  Global Change Biology, 11: 779–790.
  • de Beurs, K.M., Henebry, G.M. 2005. A statistical framework for the analysis of long image time series. International Journal of Remote Sensing, 26(8): 1551-1573.
  • Stein, A., de Beurs, K.M. 2005. Map indices as measures for semantic data quality in segmented Landsat images. International Journal of Remote Sensing, 26(14): 2937-2951.
  • de Beurs, K.M., Henebry, G.M. 2004. Trend analyses of the Pathfinder AVHRR Land (PAL) NDVI data for the deserts of Central and Northern Eurasia. Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters, 1(4): 282-286.
  • de Beurs, K.M., Henebry, G.M. 2004. Land surface phenology, climatic variation, and institutional change: analyzing agricultural land cover change in Kazakhstan.Remote Sensing of Environment, 89(4): 497-509.
  • Boer, E., de Beurs, K.M., Hartkamp, A.D. 2001. Kriging and thin plate splines for mapping climate variables, International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation, 3(2): 146-154