Kirsten de Beurs

  • Wright CK, de Beurs KM, Henebry GM. 2014. Land surface anomalies preceding the 2010 Russian heat wave and a link to the North Atlantic oscillation. Environmental Research Letters 9 (12).
  • **Morzillo AT, de Beurs KM, and Martin-Mikle CJ. 2014. A conceptual framework to evaluate human-wildlife interactions within coupled human and natural systems. Ecology and Society 19 (3): 44.
  • **Tran TV, Julian JP, de Beurs, KM. 2014. Land Cover Heterogeneity Effects on Sub-Pixel and Per-Pixel ClassificationsISPRS Int. J. Geo-Inf. 3, no. 2: 540-553.
  • ** Walker, J., de Beurs, K.M., Wynne, R.H. 2014. Dryland vegetation phenology across an elevation gradient in Arizona, USA, investigated with fused MODIS and Landsat data. Remote Sensing of Environment 144: 85-97.
  • **Yan. D., de Beurs, K.M., Fan, J. 2013. The impacts of weather and conservation programs on vegetation dynamics in China’s Loess Plateau. Land, 2(4): 573-594.
  • Ioffe, G., Nefedova, T., de Beurs, K.M. de Beurs. 2013. Agrarian transformation in the Russian breadbasket: contemporary trends as manifest in Stavropol’. Post-Soviet Affairs, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/1060586X.2013.858509.
  • de Beurs, K.M., Ioffe, G. 2013. The use of Landsat and MODIS data to remotely estimate Russia’s sown area. Journal of Land Use Science, 10.1080/1747423X.2013.798038.
  • Ault, T.R., Henebry,G.M., de Beurs, K.M., Schwartz, M.D., Betancourt, J.L., Moore, D. 2013. The false spring of 2012, earliest in North American record. EOS, Transactions American Geophysical Union, 94(20), 181 – 182.
  • de Beurs, K.M., Brown, M.E. 2013. The effect of agricultural growing season change on market prices in Africa. In Climate Variability – Regional and Thematic Patterns, book edited by Aondover Tarhule.
  • ** de Beurs, K.M., Cook, R., Mazer, S., Haggerty, B., Hove, A., Henebry, G.M., Beaubien, E., Barnett, L., Thomas, C.L. and Pohlad, B.R. 2013. Phenology in Higher Education: Ground-Based and Spatial Analysis Tools. In Phenology: An Integrative Science, second edition, edited by: M. Schwartz.
  • de Beurs, K.M., Henebry, G.M. 2013. Vegetation Phenology in Global Change Studies. In Phenology: An Integrative Science, second edition, edited by: M. Schwartz.
  • Henebry, G.M. , K.M. de Beurs, 2013. Remote Sensing of Land Surface Phenology: A prospectus. In Phenology: An Integrative Science, second edition, edited by: M. Schwartz.
  • ** de Beurs, K.M., Yan, D., Karnieli, A. 2013. The effect of large scale conservation programs on the vegetative development of China’s Loess Plateau. In: Dryland East Asia (DEA): Land dynamics amid social and climate change. Editors: Chen, J., Wan, S. Henebry, G., Qi, J., Gutman, G., Sun, G., Kappas, M. HEP – De Gruyer.
  • Henebry G.M., K.M. de Beurs, C.K. Wright, R. John, E. Lioubimtseva. 2013. Accepted. The Drylands of East Asia in Hemispheric Context. In: Dryland East Asia (DEA): Land dynamics amid social and climate change. Editors: Chen, J., Wan, S. Henebry, G., Qi, J., Gutman, G., Sun, G., Kappas, M. HEP – De Gruyer.
  • Lioubimtseva, E., de Beurs, K.M., Henebry, G.M., 2013. Grain production trends in Russia, Ukraine and Kazakhstan in the context of the global climate variability and change. Climate Change and Water Resources. Editors: Younos, T. and Grady, C.A. Springer.
  • ** 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, 2012. Agricultural change in the Russian grainbelt: A case study of Samara oblast. Geography, Environment, Sustainability, vol 2(5), 95-110.
  • ** 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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