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Analysis of time-series MODIS 250 m vegetation index data for crop classification in the U.S. Central Great Plains
Abstract The global environmental change research community requires improved and up-to-date land use/land cover (LULC) datasets at regional to global scales to support a variety of science andExpand
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Large-area crop mapping using time-series MODIS 250 m NDVI data: An assessment for the U.S. Central Great Plains
Abstract Improved and up-to-date land use/land cover (LULC) data sets that classify specific crop types and associated land use practices are needed over intensively cropped regions such as the U.S.Expand
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Using USDA Crop Progress Data for the Evaluation of Greenup Onset Date Calculated from MODIS 250-Meter Data
Identification of the onset of vegetation greenup is a key factor in characterizing and monitoring vegetation dynamics over large areas. However, the relationship between greenup onset datesExpand
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A spatial model for studying the effects of climatic change on the structure of landscapes subject to large disturbances
Global warming may have many consequences for natural ecosystems, including a change in disturbance regimes. No current model of landscapes subject to disturbance incorporates the effect of climaticExpand
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Impacts of hydrologic soil properties on drought detection with MODIS thermal data
Remote sensing data from the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS), a climatic water budget model, and the STATSGO database were used within a GIS environment to determine theExpand
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Mapping Land Cover in a High Plains Agro-ecosystem Using a Multidate Landsat Thematic Mapper Modeling Approach
The objective of this study was to develop a repeatable procedure for modeling land use and land cover (LULC) within one of the most agriculturally developed and economically significant areas of theExpand
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A comparison of MODIS 250-m EVI and NDVI data for crop mapping: a case study for southwest Kansas
Multi-temporal vegetation index (VI) data from the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) are becoming widely used for large-area crop classification. Most crop-mapping studies haveExpand
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Geographic analysis of conservation priority: endemic birds and mammals in Veracruz, Mexico
Abstract Regional conservation priorities can be set based on combinations of modeling individual endemic species' distributions, evaluating regional concentrations of species richness, and usingExpand
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Animation as applied to thematic cartography is conspicuous by its absence. This article explores the reasons for the lack of incorporation of animation into cartography and the future prospects ofExpand
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A GIS-based Approach to Identify and Map Playa Wetlands on the High Plains, Kansas, USA
Geographically and hydrologically isolated, ephemeral playa wetlands are ubiquitous features of the High Plains. Although playas are important landscape elements, few systematic inventories have beenExpand
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