Dr Nicholas C Coops

Canada Research Chair in Remote Sensing (I)
Forest Sciences Centre
2424 Main Mall
Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z4
work phone: 6048226452

Key research focus areas include:

  • Advanced forest inventory techniques using high spatial resolution optical remote sensing imagery and LIDAR
  • application of remote sensing imagery to computer visualization,
  • ecosystem and carbon accumulation modeling for biodiversity, production and greenhouse calculations,
  • wildfire, post fire severity and fuel hazard load mapping from real-time remote sensing
  • detection of damaging agents in forests using spectral forest condition mapping


Canada Research Chair in Remote Sensing
Canadian Foundation of Innovation
Affiliate Faculty Oregon State University
Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies Early Career Senior Scholar , 2005

Current Graduate Students

Anna Yuill, MSc
LiDAR for Operational Forest Management
Ignacio San Miguel, MSc
Modelling Fire Frequency and Extent in the Boreal
Andrew Plowright, MSc
Advanced Remote Sensing for Urban Forestry
Ryan Powers, PhD
Environmental Regionalisation of the Boreal using Remote Sensing Indicators
Yuhao Lu, MSc
Chinese Urban applications of remote sensing
Paul Pickell, MSc
Estimating Range of Natural Variation Following Disturbances
Doug Boulton, PhD
LiDAR and Forest Succession
Lin (Tony) Cao, PhD
Biomass Prediction in China
Adam Erikson, PhD
Landscape Simulation for Biodiversity and Carbon
Greg Rickbeil, PhD
Remote Sensing of Caribou Habitat
Amanda Mathys, PhD
Species Distribution Modelling and Climate Change
Vanessa Mascorro, MSc
Carbon Balance Estimation following Disturbance
Ryan Frazier, PhD
Landsat Time Series
John Arnett, MSc
RapidEye Disturbance Detection

Post Doctoral Fellows and Research Assistants

Wiebe Nijland
Piotr Tompalski
Txomin Hermosilla Gómez

Current Courses

Winter 2020
No CONS course(s) were found for W2020 term.Winter 2020
No FRST course(s) were found for W2020 term.Winter 2020
No FRST course(s) were found for W2020 term.Winter 2020
No FRST course(s) were found for W2020 term.Winter 2020
No GEM course(s) were found for W2020 term.

Selected Publications

Kearney, SP., Coops,NC., Stenhouse, G,B (et al). (2019). EcoAnthromes of Alberta: An example of disturbance-informed ecological regionalization using remote sensing. Journal of Environmental Management 234: 297-310
Coogan. SCP, Coops, N.C., Janz, D (et al). (2019). Towards grizzly bear population recovery in a modern landscape JOURNAL OF APPLIED ECOLOGY 56: 93-99
Jia, W., Coops, N.C., Tortini, R (et al.) (2019). Remote sensing of variation of light use efficiency in two age classes of Douglas-fir Remote Sensing of Environment 219: 284-297
Matasci, Giona; Hermosilla, Txomin; Wulder, Michael A.; Coops, NC (2019). Three decades of forest structural dynamics over Canada’s forested ecosystems using Landsat time-series and lidar plots Remote Sensing of Environment 216: 697-714
Bolton, Douglas K; Coops, Nicholas C; Hermosilla, Txomin; et al. (2019). Uncovering regional variability in disturbance trends between parks and greater park ecosystems across Canada (1985-2015). Nature Scientific Reports 9: 1. Pages: 1323
Goodbody, Tristan R. H.; Coops, Nicholas C.; Hermosilla, Txomin; et al. (2018). Vegetation Phenology Driving Error Variation in Digital Aerial Photogrammetrically Derived Terrain Models Remote Sensing 10: 1554
Wulder, Michael A.; Li, Zhan; Campbell, Elizabeth M.; Coops, NC et al. (2018). A National Assessment of Wetland Status and Trends for Canada’s Forested Ecosystems Using 33 Years of Earth Observation Satellite Data Remote Sensing 10: 1623
Mathys, A. S.; Coops, N. C.; Simard, S. W.; et al. (2018). Diverging distribution of seedlings and mature trees reflects recent climate change in British Columbia Ecological Modelling 384: 145-153
Tompalski, Piotr; Coops, Nicholas C.; Marshall, Peter L.; et al. (2018). Reply to Vauhkonen: Comment on Tompalski et al. Combining Multi-Date Airborne Laser Scanning and Digital Aerial Photogrammetric Data for Forest Growth and Yield Modelling. Remote Sens. 2018, 10, 347 Remote Sensing 10: 1432
Plowright, Andrew; Tortini, Riccardo; Coops, Nicholas C. (2018). Determining Optimal Video Length for the Estimation of Building Height through Radial Displacement Measurement from Space ISPRS INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF GEO-INFORMATION 7: 380
Matasci, Giona; Coops, Nicholas C.; Williams, David A. R.; et al. (2018). Mapping tree canopies in urban environments using airborne laser scanning (ALS): a Vancouver case study Forest Ecosystems 5: 31
Goodbody, Tristan R. H.; Coops, Nicholas C.; Hermosilla, Txomin; et al. (2018). Digital aerial photogrammetry for assessing cumulative spruce budworm defoliation and enhancing forest inventories at a landscape-level ISPRS INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PHOTOGRAMMETRY AND REMOTE SENSING 142: 1 – 11
Bolton, Douglas K.; Coops, Nicholas C.; Hermosilla, Txomin; et al. (2018). Evidence of vegetation greening at alpine treeline ecotones: three decades of Landsat spectral trends informed by lidar-derived vertical structure ENVIRONMENTAL RESEARCH LETTERS 13: 084022
Lu, Yuhao; Coops, Nicholas C. (2018). Bright lights, big city: Causal effects of population and GDP on urban brightness PLOS One 13: 7 e0199545
Coops, Nicholas C.; Rickbeil, Gregory J. M.; Bolton, Douglas K.; et al. (2018). Disentangling vegetation and climate as drivers of Australian vertebrate richness ECOGRAPHY 41: 7 1147-1160
Mungi, Ninad Avinash; Coops, Nicholas C.; Ramesh, K.; et al. (2018). How global climate change and regional disturbance can expand the invasion risk? Case study of Lantana camara invasion in the Himalaya BIOLOGICAL INVASIONS 20: 1849-1863
Coops, Nicholas C.; Hermosilla, Txomin; Wulder, Michael A.; et al. (2018). A thirty year, fine-scale, characterization of area burned in Canadian forests shows evidence of regionally increasing trends in the last decade PLOS ONE 13: e0197218
Matasci, Giona; Hermosilla, Txomin; Wulder, Michael A.; Coops, NC et al. (2018). Large-area mapping of Canadian boreal forest cover, height, biomass and other structural attributes using Landsat composites and lidar plots Remote Sensing of Environment 209: 90-106
Bolton, Douglas K.; White, Joanne C.; Wulder, Michael A.; Coops, NC et al. (2018). Updating stand-level forest inventories using airborne laser scanning and Landsat time series data NTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF APPLIED EARTH OBSERVATION AND GEOINFORMATION 66: 174-183
Meyer, Gesa; Black, T. Andrew; Jassal, Rachhpal S.;Coops, NC et al. (2018). Simulation of net ecosystem productivity of a lodgepole pine forest after mountain pine beetle attack using a modified version of 3-PG Forest Ecology and Management 412: 41-52
Rickbeil, Gregory J. M.; Hermosilla, Txomin; Coops, Nicholas C.; et al. (2018). Changing northern vegetation conditions are influencing barren ground caribou (Rangifer tarandus groenlandicus) post-calving movement rates JOURNAL OF BIOGEOGRAPHY 45: 702-712
Fedrigo, Melissa; Newnham, Glenn J.; Coops, Nicholas C.; et al. (2018). Predicting temperate forest stand types using only structural profiles from discrete return airborne lidar ISPRS JOURNAL OF PHOTOGRAMMETRY AND REMOTE SENSING 136: 106-119
Mao, Lingfeng; Dennett, Jacqueline; Bater, Christopher W.; Coops, NC et al. (2018). Using airborne laser scanning to predict plant species richness and assess conservation threats in the oil sands region of Alberta’s boreal forest Forest Ecology and Management 409-29-37
Goodbody, Tristan R. H.; Coops, Nicholas C.; Hermosilla, Txomin; et al. (2018). Assessing the status of forest regeneration using digital aerial photogrammetry and unmanned aerial systems INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF REMOTE SENSING 39: 5246-5264
Williams, D., Matasci, G., Coops, N.C., Gergel, S (2018). Object-based urban landcover mapping methodology using high spatial resolution imagery and airborne laser scanning JOURNAL OF APPLIED REMOTE SENSING 12: 046020
Coops, NC., Kearney, SP., Bolton, DK (2018). Remotely-sensed productivity clusters capture global biodiversity patterns Scientific Reports 8: 16261
Pablo, Crespo-Peremarch; Piotr, Tompalski; Nicholas C, Coops; et al. (2018). Characterizing understory vegetation in Mediterranean forests using full-waveform airborne laser scanning data Remote Sensing of Environment 217: 400-413
White, Joanne C.; Saarinen, Ninni; Kankare, Ville; Coops, NC (et al.,) (2018). Confirmation of post-harvest spectral recovery from Landsat time series using measures of forest cover and height derived from airborne laser scanning data Remote Sensing of Environment 216: 262-275
Berman, Ethan E.; Bolton, Douglas K.; Coops, Nicholas C.; et al. (2018). Daily estimates of Landsat fractional snow cover driven by MODIS and dynamic time-warping Remote Sensing of Environment 216: 635-646
Frazier, R.J., Coops, N.C., Wulder, M.A., Hermosilla, T. and White, J.C. (2018). Analyzing spatial and temporal variability in short-term rates of post-fire vegetation return from Landsat time series Remote Sensing of Environment 205, 32-45.
White, J.,C., Tompalski, P., Coops, N.C., Wulder, M.A (2018). Comparison of airborne laser scanning and digital stereo imagery for characterizing forest canopy gaps in coastal temperate rainforests REMOTE SENSING OF ENVIRONMENT 208: 1 – 14
Guo., X., Coops, N.C., Gergel, S et al (2018). Integrating airborne lidar and satellite imagery to model habitat connectivity dynamics for spatial conservation prioritization Landscape Ecology 33(3) 491-511
Mulverhill, C., Coops, N.C., White, J.C., et al. (2018). Enhancing the Estimation of Stem-Size Distributions for Unimodal and Bimodal Stands in a Boreal Mixedwood Forest with Airborne Laser Scanning Data Forests 9(2) . No.95
Tompalski, P., Coops, N.C., Marshall, P., White, J.C et al. (2018). Combining Multi-Date Airborne Laser Scanning and Digital Aerial Photogrammetric Data for Forest Growth and Yield Modelling Remote Sensing 10(2) 347.
Beamish, A., Coops, N.C. et al. (2018). Monitoring pigment-driven vegetation changes in a low-Arctic tundra ecosystem using digital cameras Ecosphere 9(2) e02123
Wulder, M.A., Coops, N.C. et al. (2018). Land cover 2.0 INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF REMOTE SENSING 39(12) 4254-2484
Coogan, S.C., Raubenheimer, D., Stenhouse, G. B., Coops, N.C., & Nielsen, S.E. (2018). Functional macronutritional generalism in a large omnivore, the brown bear. Ecology and evolution.
Fedrigo, M., Newnham, G.J., Coops, N.C., Culvenor, D.S., Bolton, D.K., & Nitschke, C.R. (2018). Predicting temperate forest stand types using only structural profiles from discrete return airborne lidar ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing 136, 106-119.
Hember, R.A., Coops, N.C. and Kurz, W.A. (2018). Statistical performance and behaviour of environmentally-sensitive composite models of lodgepole pine growth Forest Ecology and Management 408, 157-173.
Hermosilla, T., Wulder, M.A., White, J.C., Coops, N.C. and Hobart, G.W., (2017). Updating Landsat time series of surface-reflectance composites and forest change products with new observations International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation 63, 104-111.
Beamish, A.L., Coops, N., Chabrillat, S. and Heim, B. (2017). A Phenological Approach to Spectral Differentiation of Low-Arctic Tundra Vegetation Communities, North Slope, Alaska Remote Sensing 9(11), 1200.
Kearney, S.P., Coops, N.C., Chan, K.M., Fonte, S.J., Siles, P. and Smukler, S.M. (2017). Predicting carbon benefits from climate-smart agriculture: High-resolution carbon mapping and uncertainty assessment in El Salvador Journal of environmental management 202, 287-298.
Pickell, P.D., Coops, N.C., Ferster, C.J., Bater, C.W., Blouin, K.D., Flannigan, M.D. and Zhang, J. (2017). An early warning system to forecast the close of the spring burning window from satellite-observed greenness Scientific reports 7(1), 14190.
Liu, L., Coops, N.C., Aven, N.W. and Pang, Y. (2017). Mapping urban tree species using integrated airborne hyperspectral and LiDAR remote sensing data Remote Sensing of Environment 200, 170-182.
San-Miguel, I., Andison, D.W. and Coops, N.C. (2017). Characterizing historical fire patterns as a guide for harvesting planning using landscape metrics derived from long term satellite imagery Forest ecology and management 399, 155-165.
Tortini, R., Coops, N.C., Nesic, Z., Christen, A., Lee, S.C. and Hilker, T. (2017). Remote sensing of seasonal light use efficiency in temperate bog ecosystems Scientific Reports, 7(1), 8563.
Giometto, M.G., Christen, A., Egli, P.E., Schmid, M.F., Tooke, R.T., Coops, N.C. and Parlange, M.B. (2017). Effects of trees on mean wind, turbulence and momentum exchange within and above a real urban environment Advances in Water Resources 106, 154-168.
Hobi, M.L., Dubinin, M., Graham, C.H., Coops, N.C., Clayton, M.K., Pidgeon, A.M. and Radeloff, V.C. (2017). A comparison of Dynamic Habitat Indices derived from different MODIS products as predictors of avian species richness Remote Sensing of Environment 195, 142-152.
Bolton, D.K., Coops, N.C., Hermosilla, T., Wulder, M.A. and White, J.C. (2017). Assessing variability in post-fire forest structure along gradients of productivity in the Canadian boreal using multi-source remote sensing Journal of Biogeography 44(6), 1294-1305.
Bourbonnais, M.L., Nelson, T.A., Stenhouse, G.B., Wulder, M.A., White, J.C., Hobart, G.W., Hermosilla, T., Coops, N.C., Nathoo, F. and Darimont, C. (2017). Characterizing spatial-temporal patterns of landscape disturbance and recovery in western Alberta, Canada using a functional data analysis approach and remotely sensed data Ecological Informatics 39, 140-150.
Lu, Y., Coops, N.C. and Hermosilla, T. (2017). Estimating urban vegetation fraction across 25 cities in pan-Pacific using Landsat time series data ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing 126, 11-23.
Thompson, S.D., Nelson, T.A., Coops, N.C., Wulder, M.A. and Lantz, T.C. (2017). Global Spatial-Temporal Variability in Terrestrial Productivity and Phenology Regimes between 2000 and 2012 Annals of the American Association of Geographers 107(6), 1519-1537.
Lu, Y., Coops, N.C. and Hermosilla, T. (2017). Chronicling Urbanization and Vegetation Changes Using Annual Gap Free Landsat Composites from 1984 to 2012 In Urban Remote Sensing Event (JURSE), 2017 Joint (pp. 1-4). IEEE.
RP Powers, NC Coops, VJ Tulloch, SE Gergel, TA Nelson, MA Wulder (2017). A conservation assessment of Canada's boreal forest incorporating alternate climate change scenarios Remote Sensing in Ecology and Conservation Remote Sensing in Ecology and Conservation
Eddy, IMS, Sarah E Gergel, Nicholas C Coops, Geoffrey M Henebry, Jordan Levine, Hisham Zerriffi, Evgenii Shibkov (2017). Integrating remote sensing and local ecological knowledge to monitor rangeland dynamics Ecological indicators 82: 106-116
Hember, R.A., Kurz, W.A, Coops, N.C (2017). Relationships between individual-tree mortality and water-balance variables indicate positive trends in water stress-induced tree mortality across North America Global Change Biology Volume: 23 Issue: 4 Pages: 1691-1710
Zhou, Y., Hilker, T., Coops, N.C. (2017). Modeling Gross Primary Production for Sunlit and Shaded Canopies Across an Evergreen and a Deciduous Site in Canada IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing. 55(4) 1859-1873
Rickbeil, G J. M.; Hermosilla, T., Coops, Nicholas C.; et al. (2017). Barren-ground caribou (Rangifer tarandus groenlandicus) behaviour after recent fire events; integrating caribou telemetry data with Landsat fire detection techniques Global Change Biology 23(3) 1036-1047
Shinzato, E; Shimabukuro, Y; Coops, Nicholas C.; et al. (2017). Integrating area-based and individual tree detection approaches for estimating tree volume in plantation inventory using aerial image and airborne laser scanning data iForest Biogeosciences and Forestry Volume: 10 Pages: 296-302
Goodbody, . R. H.; Coops, N C.; Marshall, P L.; et al. (2017). Unmanned aerial systems for precision forest inventory purposes: A review and case study The Forestry Chronicle, 93(1), 71-81.
Rickbeil, Gregory J M; Hermosilla, Txomin; Coops, Nicholas C; et al. (2017). Estimating changes in lichen mat volume through time and related effects on barren ground caribou (Rangifer tarandus groenlandicus) movement. PLUS One. 12(3) e0172669
Jarron, Lukas R.; Hermosilla, Txomin; Coops, Nicholas C.; et al. (2017). Differentiation of Alternate Harvesting Practices Using Annual Time Series of Landsat Data FORESTS Volume: 8 Issue: 1 Article Number: 15
Hember, Robbie A.; Kurz, Werner A.; Coops, Nicholas C. (2017). Increasing net ecosystem biomass production of Canada's boreal and temperate forests despite decline in dry climates Global Biogeochemical Cycles 31(1), 134-158.
Ahmed, Oumer S.; Wulder, Michael A.; White, Joanne C.; Coops, N.C. et al. (2017). Classification of annual non-stand replacing boreal forest change in Canada using Landsat time series: a case study in northern Ontario REMOTE SENSING LETTERS Volume: 8 Issue: 1 Pages: 29-37
Coops, N.C., Hermosilla, T., Hilker, T., Black, A (2017). Linking stand architecture with canopy reflectance to estimate vertical patterns of light-use efficiency Remote Sensing of Environment 194 322-330
JC White, MA Wulder, T Hermosilla, NC Coops, GW Hobart (2017). A nationwide annual characterization of 25years of forest disturbance and recovery for Canada using Landsat time series Remote Sensing of Environment 194, 303-321
G Meyer, TA Black, RS Jassal, Z Nesic, NJ Grant, DL Spittlehouse, Coops, N.C.. (2017). Measurements and simulations using the 3-PG model of the water balance and water use efficiency of a lodgepole pine stand following mountain pine beetle attack Forest Ecology and Management 393, 89-104
TRH Goodbody, NC Coops, P Tompalski, P Crawford, KJK Da (2017). Updating residual stem volume estimates using ALS-and UAV-acquired stereo-photogrammetric point clouds International Journal of Remote Sensing 38 (8-10), 2938-2953
X Guo, NC Coops, P Tompalski, SE Nielsen, CW Bater, JJ Stadt (2017). Regional mapping of vegetation structure for biodiversity monitoring using airborne lidar data Ecological Informatics 38, 50-61
RA Hember, NC Coops, DL Spittlehouse (2017). Spatial and Temporal Variability of Potential Evaporation across North American Forests Hydrology 4(1) Paper 5
Plowright, A., Coops, N.C., Chance, C., Eskelson, B. Sheppard, SD., Aven, N (2017). Multi-scale analysis of relationship between imperviousness and urban tree height using airborne remote sensing Remote Sensing of Environment. Volume 194, 1 June 2017, Pages 391–400 http://doi.org/10.1016/j.rse.2017.03.045
Tompalski, P, Coops, N.C., White, J.C., Wulder, M.A., Yuill, A (2017). Characterizing streams and riparian areas with airborne laser scanning data Remote Sensing of Environment 192 73-86
Beamish, A.L., Nijland, W., Edwards, M., Coops, N.C., Henry, G.H.R. (2016). Phenology and vegetation change measurements from true colour digital photography in high Arctic tundra Arctic Science. 2: 33–49 (2016) dx.doi.org/10.1139/as-2014-0003
Barber, Q., Bater, C.W., Braid, A., Coops, N.C., Tompalski, P., Nielsen, S. E. (2016). Airborne laser scanning for modelling understory shrub abundance and productivity Forest Ecology and Management. 377: 46-54
Waring, R.H., Coops, N.C (2016). Predicting wildfires across western North America by modeling seasonal variation in soil water balance Climatic Change 2016, Volume 135, Issue 2, pp 325-339
Baozhang Chen, Guang Xu, Nicholas C Coops, Philippe Ciais, Ranga B Myneni (2016). Satellite-observed changes in terrestrial vegetation growth trends across the Asia-Pacific region associated with land cover and climate from 1982 to 2011 International Journal of Digital Earth 9(11) 1055-1076
Perez, P., Nelson, T., Coops, NC, Fontana, F., Drever. R (2016). Characterization of spatial relationships between three remotely sensed indirect indicators of biodiversity and climate: a 21years’ data series review across the Canadian boreal forest International Journal of Digital Earth. 9(7) 676-696
Brown, N., Nelson, T., Wulder, MA., Coops, NC. et al. (2016). An Approach for Determining Relationships Between Disturbance and Habitat Selection Using Bi-weekly Synthetic Images and Telemetry Data Multitemporal Remote Sensing. Springer. 341-356
Chance, C., Coops, N.C. et al. (2016). Invasive Shrub Mapping in an Urban Environment from Hyperspectral and LiDAR-Derived Attributes FRONTIERS IN PLANT SCIENCE Volume: 7 Article Number: 1528
Lyapustin, Alexei I.; Coops, Nicholas C.; Hall, Forrest G.; et al. (2016). In Memorium: Thomas Hilker Obituary REMOTE SENSING Volume: 8 Issue: 10
Barber, Quinn E.; Bater, Christopher W.; Braid, Andrew C. R.; Coops, N.C. et al. (2016). Airborne laser scanning for modelling understory shrub abundance and productivity FOREST ECOLOGY AND MANAGEMENT Volume: 377 Pages: 46-54
MacNearney, Doug; Pigeon, Karine; Stenhouse, Gordon; Coops, N.C. et al. (2016). Heading for the hills? Evaluating spatial distribution of woodland caribou in response to a growing anthropogenic disturbance footprint ECOLOGY AND EVOLUTION Volume: 6 Issue: 18 Pages: 6484-6509
Chance, C.M., Hermosilla, T., Coops, N.C., Wulder, M.A., White, J.C. (2016). Effect of topographic correction on forest change detection using spectral trend analysis of Landsat pixel-based composites International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation 44: 186-194. doi:10.1016/j.jag.2015.09.003
Zald, H., Wulder, M.A., White, J.C., Hilker, T., Hermosilla, T., Hobart, G.W., Coops, N.C. (2016). Integrating Landsat pixel composites and change metrics with lidar plots to predictively map forest structure and aboveground biomass in Saskatchewan, Canada Remote Sensing of Environment 176, 188–201.
Cao, L., Coops, N.C, Innes, J., Dai, J., She, G., Ruan, H (2016). Tree species classification in subtropical forests using small-footprint full-waveform LiDAR data International Journal Of Applied Earth Observation And Geoinformation 49. 39-51
Pickell, P.D., Hermosilla, T., Frazier, R.J., Coops, N.C., Wulder, M.A. (2016). Forest Recovery Trends Derived from Landsat Time Series for North American Boreal Forests International Journal of Remote Sensing 37(1): 138-49. doi:10.1080/2150704X.2015.1126375
Chance C.M., Coops N.C., Crosby K. and Aven N. (2016). Spectral Wavelength Selection and Detection of Two Invasive Plant Species in an Urban Area Canadian Journal of Remote Sensing, 42: 1-14. doi:10.1080/07038992.2016.1143330
Mathys, A.S., Coops N.C., Waring R.H. (2016). An ecoregion assessment of projected tree species vulnerabilities in western North America through the 21st century Global Change Biology 23(2) 920-932
Coops, N. C., Waring, R. H., Plowright, A., Lee, J., & Dilts, T. E. (2016). Using Remotely-Sensed Land Cover and Distribution Modeling to Estimate Tree Species Migration in the Pacific Northwest Region of North America Remote Sensing, 8(1), 65. doi:10.3390/rs8010065
San-Miguel, I., Andison, D.W., Coops, N.C., Rickbeil, G.J.M. (2016). Predicting post-fire canopy mortality in the boreal forest from dNBR derived from time series of Landsat data International Journal of Wildland Fire. 25(7) 762-774 http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/WF15226
Lu Y., Coops N.C., Hermosilla T. (2016). Regional Assessment of Pan-Pacific Urban Environments over 25 years using Annual Gap Free Landsat Data International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation 50 (2016) 198–210
Hermosilla, T., Wulder, M.A., White, J.C., Coops, N.C., Hobart, G.W., Campbell, L.B. (2016). Mass data processing of time series Landsat imagery: pixels to data products International Journal of Digital Earth 2016. DOI:10.1080/17538947.2016.1187673
Rickbeil, G.J.M., Hermosilla, T., Coops, N.C., White, J.C., Wulder, M.A., Lantz, T. (2016). Changing northern vegetation conditions are influencing barren ground caribou (Rangifer tarandus groenlandicus) behavior. Journal of Biogeography (in review)
Pickell, P.D., Coops, N.C., Gergel, S.E., Andison, D.W., and Marshall, P.L. (2016). Evolution of Canada boreal forest spatial patterns as seen from space PLoS ONE. http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0157736
Brouwers, N., Coops, N.C (2016). Decreasing Net Primary Production in forest and shrub vegetation across southwest Australia Ecological Indicators. July 2016. 10 – 19. doi:10.1016/j.ecolind.2016.01.010
Cao, L., Coops, N.C, Innes, J.L., Sheppard, S., Fu, L., Ruan, L., She, G (2016). Estimation of forest biomass dynamics in subtropical forests using multi-temporal airborne LiDAR data Remote Sensing the Environment. 178. 158-171.
Coops, N.C., Tompalski, P., Nijland, W., Rickbeil, G., Nielson, S.E., Bater, C., Stadt, J (2016). A Forest Structure Habitat Index Based On Airborne Laser Scanning Data Ecological Indicators Volume 67, August 2016, Pages 346–357
White, J.C., Coops, N.C., Wulder, M.A., Vastaranta, M., Hilker, T., Tompalski, P (2016). Remote sensing technologies for enhancing forest inventories: A review Canadian Journal of Remote Sensing 42 (5) Pages 619-641
Tompalski, P., Coops, N.C., White, J.C., Wulder, M.A (2016). Enhancing forest growth and yield predictions with airborne laser scanning data: increasing spatial detail and optimizing yield curve selection through template matching Forests. 7(11) Article 255
Plowright, A.A., N.C. Coops, B.N.I. Eskelson, N.W. Aven (2016). Assessing urban tree condition using airborne light detection and ranging Urban Forestry & Urban Greening 19 p 140-150 DOI: 10.1016/j.ufug.2016.06.026
Halperin, J.,m LeMay, V, Coops, N.C., Verchot, L., Marshall, P., Lochhead, K (2016). Canopy cover estimation in miombo woodlands of Zambia: Comparison of Landsat 8 OLI versus RapidEye imagery using parametric, nonparametric, and semiparametric methods Remote Sensing of Environment 179. 170-182
Nijland, W., Bolton, D.K., Coops, N.C. (2016). Imaging phenology; scaling from camera plots to landscapes Remote Sensing of Environment 177 13-20
Socha, J., Coops, N.C., Ochal, W. (2016). Assessment of age bias in site index equations Iforest- biogeosciences and Forestry Volume: 9 DOI: 10.3832/ifor1548-008
Powers, R.P., Coops, N.C., Nelson, T., and Wulder, M. (2016). Evaluating reserve design efficacy in the Canadian boreal forest using time series AVHRR data Canadian Journal of Remote Sensing Volume 42, Issue 3, May 2016, pages 171-189
Powers, R.P., Hermosilla, T., Coops, N.C., and Chen, G. (2015). Remote sensing and object-based techniques for mapping fine-scale industrial disturbances. Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation. 34: 51-57. doi:10.1016/j.jag.2014.06.015
Lu. Y., Coops, N.C., Bolton, D.K., Wang, T., Wang, G (2015). Comparing Stem Volume Predictions of Coastal Douglas-fir stands in British Columbia using a simple Physiological Model and LiDAR Remote Sensing Annals of Forest Science 61(3): 586-596. doi:10.5849/forsci.13-197
McDowell, N., Coops, N.C., Beck, P., Chambers, J,, et al (2015). How global satellite monitoring improves our knowledge of vegetation disturbances Trends in Plant Science 20(2) 114-123. doi: 10.1016/j.tplants.2014.10.008
Mascorro, V.S., Coops, N.C, Kurz, W.A.,Olguin, M (2015). Attributing Changes In Land Cover Using Independent Disturbance Datasets: A Case Study Of The Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico. Regional Environmental Change 16(1): 213-228. doi:10.1007/s10113-014-0739-0
Brouwers, C., van Dongen, R., Matusick, G., Coops, N., Strelein, G., and Hardy, G. (2015). Inferring drought and heat sensitivity across a Mediterranean forest region in southwest Western Australia: a comparison of approaches Forestry. 88 (4): 454-464. doi: 10.1093/forestry/cpv014
Coops, N.C., Marcus, J., Costrut, I., Frank, E., Grimm, K., Kellet, R., Mazzi, E., Munro, A., Nesbit, S., Riseman, A., Robinson, J., Schultz, A., and Sipos, Y. (2015). How an entry-level, interdisciplinary, sustainbaility course revealed the benefits and challenges of a university-wide initiative for sustainability eduction International Journal of Sustainability Education. 16(5) pp.729 – 747 dx.doi.org/10.1108/IJSHE-04-2014-0059
Arnett, J.T.T., N.C. Coops, L.D. Daniels, and R.W. Falls. (2015). Detecting Forest Damage after a Low-Severity Fire using Remote Sensing at Multiple Scales International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation. 35: 239–246. doi:10.1016/j.jag.2014.09.013
Ferster CJ, Coops NC (2015). Estimating Forest Fuels Loading Using Multispectral Remote Sensing and Volunteered Data Collected With Smartphones Digital Earth. DOI:10.1080/17538947.2014.1002865
Hermosilla, T., Wulder, M. A., White, J. C., Coops, N.C., Hobart, G. (2015). An integrated Landsat time series protocol for change detection and generation of annual gap-free surface reflectance composites Remote Sensing of Environment 158: 220-234. doi:10.1016/j.rse.2014.11.005
Lu, Y., Coops, N.C., Wang, T., Wang, G., (2015). A process-based approach to estimate Chinese Fir (Cunninghamia lanceolata) Distribution and productivity in Southern China under climate change Forests 6(2) 360-379
Rickbeil, G.J.M., Coops, N.C., Adamczewski, J. (2015). The grazing impacts of four barren ground caribou herds (Rangifer tarandus groenlandicus) on their summer ranges: an application of archived remotely sensed vegetation productivity data. Remote Sensing of Environment. 164 Pages: 314-323
Holmes, KR, Coops, NC, Nelson, TA, Fontana, FMA Wulder, MA (2015). Indicators of vegetation productivity under a changing climate in British Columbia, Canada APPLIED GEOGRAPHY. Volume: 56 Pages: 135-144 10.1016/j.apgeog.2014.11.020
Bolton, D.K., Coops, N.C., and Wulder, M.A. (2015). Characterizing residual structure and forest recovery following high-severity fire in the western boreal of Canada using Landsat time-series and airborne lidar data. Remote Sensing of Environment. Volume 163, 15 June 2015, Pages 48–60 doi: 10.1016/j.rse.2015.03.004
Coops, N.C., Waring, R.H., Plowright, A., Lee, J., Dilts, T (2015). Placing limits on the direction and rate of migration of tree species in the Pacific Northwest Region of North America Remote Sensing. 8, 65; doi:10.3390/rs8010065
Franklin, S.E., Ahmed, O.S., Wulder, M.A., White, J.C., Hermosilla, T., Coops, N.C. (2015). Large area mapping of annual land cover dynamics using multi-temporal change detection and classification of Landsat time series data Canadian Journal of Remote Sensing 41.4: 293-314 doi:10.1080/07038992.2015.1089401
Hermosilla, T., Wulder, M.A., White, J.C., Coops, N.C., Hobart, G.W. (2015). Regional detection, characterization, and attribution of annual forest change from 1984 to 2012 using Landsat-derived time-series metrics Remote Sensing of Environment 170: 121-32. doi:10.1016/j.rse.2015.09.004
Wulder, M.A., Hilker, T., White, J.C., Coops, N.C., White, JA, Masek, J.G., Pflugmacher, D., Crevier, Y (2015). Virtual constellations for global terrestrial monitoring Remote Sensing of Environment 170: 62-76. doi:10.1016/j.rse.2015.09.001
Andrew, M.E., Wulder, M.A., Nelson, T.A., Coops, N.C. (2015). Spatial data, analysis approaches, and information needs for spatial ecosystem service assessments: A review GIScience and Remote Sensing. 52:3, 344-373, DOI: 10.1080/15481603.2015.1033809
Tompalski, P., Coops N.C., White, J.C., Wulder, M.A. (2015). Augmenting Site Index Estimation with Airborne Laser Scanning Data Forest Science (60) dx.doi.org/10.5849/forsci.14-175
Tompalski, P., Coops, N.C., White, J.C., Wulder, M.A., Pickell, P.D. (2015). Estimating forest site productivity using airborne laser scanning data and Landsat time series Canadian Journal of Remote Sensing 41(3) doi:10.1080/07038992.2015.1068686
Tompalski, P., Coops N.C., White, J.C., Wulder M.A. (2015). Enriching ALS-derived area-based estimates through tree-level downscaling Forests 6(8): 2608-30. doi:10.3390/f6082608
Paul D. Pickell, David W. Andison, Nicholas C. Coops, Sarah E. Gergel, Peter L. Marshall (2015). The spatial patterns of anthropogenic disturbance in the western Canadian boreal forest following oil and gas development Canadian Journal of Forest Research 45 Issue: 6 Pages: 732-743
Plowright, A. A., Coops, N. C., & Aven, N. W. (2015). Evaluating the health of urban forests using airborne LiDAR Urban Remote Sensing Event (JURSE), 2015 Joint. 1-4. doi:10.1109/JURSE.2015.7120461
Marcus, J., Coops, N.C., Ellis, S., Robinson, J (2015). Embedding Sustainability Learning Pathways across the University Current Opinion in Sustainability. 16:7–13
Erickson, A., Nitschke, C., Coops, N., Cumming, S., Stenhouse, G (2015). Past-century decline in forest regeneration potential across a latitudinal and elevational gradient in Canada Ecological Modelling. Vol. 313, pp. 94-102. doi: 10.1016/j.ecolmodel.2015.06.027
Coops, N.C (2015). Characterizing Forest Growth and Productivity Using Remotely Sensed Data Current Forestry Reports. Volume 1, Issue 3, pp 195-205
Mascorro, V., Coops, N.C., Kurz, W.A., Olguin, M (2015). Choice of satellite imagery and attribution of changes to disturbance type strongly affects forest carbon balance estimates Carbon Balance and Management. Dec; 10(1): 30.
Fedrigo, M., Newnham, G., Coops, N.C, Culvenor, D.S., Bolton, D.K., Nitschke, C.R (2015). Quantifying the probability of stand type occurrence across a temperate forest landscape in south-eastern Australia using lidar structural data for classification Remote Sensing of Environment (in review)
Skidmore, A.K., Pettorelli, N., Coops, N.C. Geller, G. et al. (2015). Agree on biodiversity metrics to track from space Nature 523, 403–405 (23 July 2015) doi:10.1038/523403a
White, J.C., Stepper, C., Tompalski, P., Coops, N.C., Wulder, M.A (2015). Comparing ALS and image-based point cloud metrics and modelled forest inventory attributes in a complex coastal forest environment. Forests 6(10): 3704-32. doi:10.3390/f6103704
Thompson, S., Nelson, R., Wulder M.A., Coops, N.C (2015) (2015). Spatial patterns of global primary productivity regimes from 2000 to 2012 Digital Earth (in review)
Nijland, W., Coops, N.C., Nielsen, D., Stenhouse, G (2015). Integrating optical satellite data and airborne laser scanning in habitatclassification for wildlife management International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation. Volume 38, June 2015, Pages 242–250
Chance, C., Coops, N.C., Crosby, K., Aven, N (2015). Spectral channel selection and detection of two invasive plant species in an urban area Canadian Journal of Remote Sensing 43: 1-14.
Wulder, M.A., Hilker, T., Coops, N.C., White, J.A., et al. (2015). Definition, needs, and characteristics of satellite virtual constellations for medium resolution mapping of land cover and land use change Remote Sensing of Environment. Volume: 170 Pages: 62-76
Coops, N.C., Power, D., Leblon, B. (2015). Canadian Journal Remote Sensing Special Issue “36th Canadian Symposium on Remote Sensing” June 8-11, 2011 Exploring Synergies Canadian Journal of Remote Sensing 41(3): 246. doi:10.1080/07038992.2015.1068538
Tortini, R., Hilker, T., Coops ,N.C., Nesic, Z. (2015). Technological Advancement in Tower-Based Canopy Reflectance Monitoring: The AMSPEC-III System. Sensors 15(12): 32020-32030. doi:10.3390/s151229906
van Leeuwen, M., Coops, N.C., Black, T.A. (2015). Using Stochastic Ray Tracing to Simulate a Dense Time Series of Gross Primary Productivity Remote Sensing 7(12): 17272-17290
White, J.C., Arnett, J.T.T.R., Wulder, M.A., Tompalski, P., Coops, N.C. (2015). Evaluating the impact of leaf-on and leaf-off airborne laser scanning data on the estimation of forest inventory attributes with the area-based approach. Canadian Journal of Forest Research. 10.1139/cjfr-2015-0192
Nijland, N., Coops, N.C., Macdonald,S.E., Nielsen, S.E., Bater, C.W., Stadt, J. (2015). Comparing patterns in forest stand structure following variable harvests using airborne laser scanning data Forest Ecology and Management. Volume 354, 15 October 2015, Pages 272–280
Ferster, C., Trofymow, J.A., Coops, N.C., Chen, B., Black, T.A (2015). Comparison of carbon-stock changes, eddy-covariance carbon fluxes and model estimates in coastal Douglas-fir stands in British Columbia Forest Ecosystems 2(13) doi:10.1186/s40663-015-0038-3
Johnson, M.S., Lathuillière,M.J., Tooke, T.R., Coops, N.C (2015). Attenuation of urban agricultural production potential and crop water footprint due to shading from buildings and trees Environmental Research Letters (ERL) 10. 064007.doi:10.1088/1748-9326/10/6/064007
Frazier, R.J., N.C. Coops, and M.A. Wulder. (2015). Boreal Shield Forest Disturbance and Recovery Trends using Landsat Time Series Remote Sensing of Environment 170: 317-27. doi:10.1016/j.rse.2015.09.015
Nijland, W., Coops, NC., Macdonald. S.E., Nielsen, S.E., Bater, W.C.. White, B., Ogilvie, J., Stadt J. (2015). Remote sensing proxies of productivity and moisture predict forest stand type and recovery rate following experimental harvest Forest Ecology and Management 357: 239-247. doi:10.1016/j.foreco.2015.08.027
Coops, N.,C, Hermolilla, T., Hilker, T., Black, T.A. (2015). Linking stand architecture with canopy reflectance to predict vertical patterns of light-use efficiency Remote Sensing of Environment (in review)
Perez, L., Nelson, T., Coops, .N.C (2015). Characterization of spatial relationships between three remotely sensed indirect indicators of biodiversity and climate: a 21 year’s data series review across the Canadian boreal forest International Journal of Digital Earth. doi:10.1080/17538947.2015.1116623
Arnett, J., Coops, N.C., Gergel, S., Falls, R., and Baker, R., (2014). Detecting stand replacing disturbance using RapidEye imagery: a Tasseled Cap transformation and modified disturbance index Canadian Journal of Remote Sensing; 40(1): 1-14
Wulder, M.A., Coops, N.C (2014). Satellites: Make Earth observations open access. Nature. Comment 513 (7516), 30-31
Pickell, P., Hermosilla, T., Coops, N.C., Masek, J.G., Franks, S, Huang, C. (2014). Monitoring anthropogenic disturbance trends in an industrialized boreal forest with Landsat time series Remote Sensing Letters. 5: 783-792
Chen, B., Zhang, H., Coops, N.C., Fu, D., Worthy, D., Black, TA (2014). Assessing scalar concentration footprint climatology and land surface impacts on tall-tower CO2 concentration measurements in the boreal forest of central Saskatchewan, Canada Theoretical and Applied Climatology. 118: 115 – 132
Cao, L., Coops, N.C., Hermosilla, T, Innes, J., Dai, J, She, G (2014). Using small-footprint discrete-return and full-waveform airborne LiDAR data to estimate total biomass and biomass components in subtropical forests Remote Sensing 6 (8), 7110-7135
Ferster, C.J., Coops, N.C., Harshaw, H., Kozak, R., Meitner, M (2014). An Exploratory Assessment of a Smartphone Application for Public Participation in Forest Fuels Measurement in the Wildland-Urban Interface Forests 4(4) 1199-1219
Cao, L, Coops, N.C., Innes, J., Dai, J., She, G. (2014). Mapping Above- and Below-Ground Biomass Components in Subtropical Forests Using Small-Footprint LiDAR Forests. 5: 1356-1373
Waring, R., Coops, N.C., Mathys, A., Hilker, T., and Latta, G. (2014). Process-based modeling to assess the effects of recent climatic variation on site productivity and forest function across Western North America Forests 5(3): 518-534
D’Odorico, P., Gonsamon, A., Pinty, B., Gobron, N., Coops, N.C., Mendez, E., and Schaepman, M.E. (2014). Intercomparison of fraction of absorbed photosynthetically active radiation products derived from satellite data over Europe Remote Sensing of Enivronment 142: 141-154
Mathys, A., Coops, N.C. and Waring, R.H. (2014). Soil water availability effects on the distribution of 20 tree species in western North America Forest Ecology and Management 313: 144-152.
Tooke, R.R., Coops, N.C., and Webster, J. (2014). Predicting building ages from LiDAR data with random forests for building energy modeling Energy and Buildings 68: 603-610
Jones, T.G., Coops, N.C., Gergel, S.E., Sharma, T (2014). Employing measures of heterogeneity and object-based classification to extrapolate tree species distribution data Diversity 6: 396-414
Pickell, P.D., Gergel, S.E., Coops, N.C., Andison, D.W. (2014). Monitoring forest change in landscapes under-going rapid energy development: challenges and new perspectives Land. 3: 617-638
White, J.C., Wulder, M.A., Hobart, G,W., Luther, J.E., Hermosilla, T., Griffiths, P., Coops, N.C., Hall, R.J., Hostert, P., Dyk, A., Guindon. L. (2014). Pixel-based image compositing for large-area dense time series applications and science Canadian Journal of Remote Sensing Vol. 40, No. 3, pp. 192-212
Tompalski, P., Coops, N.C., White, J.C., and Wulder, M.A. (2014). Simulating the impacts of error in species and height upon stand volume for airborne LiDAR Forest Ecology Management, 327: 167-177
Vartanian, M., Nijland, W., Coops, N.C., Wulder, M.A., and Stenhouse, G. (2014). Assessing the impact of field of view on monitoring understory and overstorey phenology using digital repeat photography. Canadian Journal of Remote Sensing 40(2): 85-91.
Chen, B., Xu, G., Coops, N.C., Ciais, P., Innes, J.L., Wang, G., Myneni, R.B., Wang, T., Krzyzanowski, J., Li, Q., Cao, L., and Liu, Y. (2014). Changes in vegetation photosynthetic activity trends across the Asia-Pacific region over the last three decades Remote Sensing of Environment 144: 28-41
Trofymow, J. A.; Coops, N. C.; Hayhurst, D. (2014). Comparison of remote sensing and ground-based methods for determining residue burn pile wood volumes and biomass CANADIAN JOURNAL OF FOREST RESEARCH. 44: 3 Pages: 182-194
Michaud, J.S., Coops, N.C., Andrew, M.E.,Wulder, M.A., Brown, G.D., and Rickbeil, G.J.M. (2014). Estimating moose (Alces alces) occurrence and abundance from remotely derived environmental indicators. Remote Sensing of Environment.152, 190-201
Frazier, R.J., Coops, N.C., Wulder, M.A., and Kennedy, R. (2014). Characterization of aboveground biomass in an unmanaged boreal forest using Landsat temporal segmentation metrics ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing. 92: 137-146
Coops, N.C., Fontana, F., Wulder, M.A (2014). Monitoring National-Scale Indirect Indicators of Biodiversity Using a Long Time-Series of Remotely Sensed Imagery Canadian Journal of Remote Sensing 41(3)1 – 14
Hilker, T., Hall, F.G., Black, T.A., Coops, N.C., Jassal R.S., and Grant, N.F. (2014). Potentials and limitations for estimating daytime ecosystem respiration by combining tower-based remote sensing and carbon flux measurements Remote Sensing of Environment. 150: 44-52
Rickbeil, G.J.M., Coops, N.C., Andrew, M.E., Bolton, D.K., Mahony, N., Nelson, T.A. (2014). Assessing conservation regionalization schemes: employing species data to test and augment the environmental surrogacy approach Diversity and Distributions: 1-12, 10.1111/ddi.12146
Rickbeil, G.J.M., Coops, N.C., Drever, M.C., Nelson, T.A. (2014). Assessing coastal species distribution models through the integration of terrestrial, oceanic, and atmospheric data Journal of Biogeography. 41(8) 1614-1625
Hermosilla, T., Coops, N.C., Ruiz, L.A., Moskal, L.M., (2014). Deriving pseudo-vertical waveforms from small-footprint full-waveform LiDAR data. Remote Sensing Letters 5(4) 332-341
Hermosilla, T., Ruiz, L.A., Kazakova, A.N., Coops, N.C., and Moskal, L.M. (2014). Estimation of forest structure and canopy fuel parameters from small-footprint full-waveform LiDAR data International Journal of Wildland Fire 23(2): 224-233
Nijland, W., de Jong R., de Jong S., Wulder, M.A., Bater, C., Coops, N.C. (2014). Monitoring Plant Condition and Phenology using Infrared Sensitive Consumer Grade Digital Cameras Agriculture and Forest Meteorology. 184: 98-106
Hilker, T., Hall, F.G., Coops, N.C., Collatz, J.G., Black, T.A., Tucker, C.J., Sellers, P.J., Grant, N. (2013). Remote sensing of transpiration and heat fluxes using multi-angle observations Remote Sensing of Environment 137: 31-42
Racine, E.B., Coops, N.C., St-Onge, B., and Begin, J. (2013). Estimating forest stand age from LiDAR-derived predictors and nearest neighbor imputation Forest Science 60: 128-136
Hilker, T., Frazer, G.W., Coops, N.C., Wulder, M.A., van Leeuwen, M. Newnham, G.J., Culvenor, D.S., and Stewart, J.D. (2013). Prediction of wood fiber attributes from LiDAR-derived forest canopy indicators Forest Science 59(2): 231-242 http://dx.doi.org10.5849/forsci.11-074
White, J.C., Wulder, M.A., Vastaranta, M., Coops, N.C., Pitt, D., Woods, M. (2013). The utility of image-based point clouds for forest inventory: a comparison with airborne laser scanning Forests 4(3): 518-536.
Pickell, P.D., Andison, D.W., Coops, N.C. (2013). Characterizations of anthropogenic disturbance patterns in the mixedwood boreal forest of Alberta, Canada Forest Ecology and Management, 304: 243–253.
Bolton, D.K., Coops, N.C., and Wulder, M.A. (2013). Investigating the agreement between global canopy height maps and airborne Lidar derived height estimates over Canada Canadian Journal of Remote Sensing 39(s1): S139-S151
Tooke, R.T., Coops, N.C., Christen, A. (2013). A point obstruction stacking (POSt) approach to wall irradiance modeling across urban environments Building and Environment 60:234-242
Vaccari, S., van Leeuwen, M., Calders, K., Coops, N.C., Herold, M. (2013). Bias in lidar-based canopy gap fraction estimates Remote Sensing Letters 4(4):391-399
Coops, N.C., Morsdorf, F., Schaepman, M.E., Zimmermann, N.E (2013). Characterization of alpine treeline using airborne LiDAR data and physiological modeling Global Change Biology 19(12): 3808-3821
Paul-Limoges, E., Christen, A., Coops, N.C., Black, T.A., Trofymow, J.A. (2013). Estimation of effective aerodynamic roughness of a harvested Douglas-fir forest using airborne LiDAR Remote Sensing of Environment 136 (2013) 225–233
Powers, R.P., Coops, N.C., Nelson, T.A., Wulder, M.A., and Drever, C.R. (2013). Integrating accessibility and intactness into large-area conservation planning in the Canadian boreal Biological Conservation 167: 371-397
Varhola, A., Coops, N.C. (2013). Estimation of watershed-level distributed forest structure metrics relevant to hydrologic modeling using LiDAR and Landsat. Journal of Hydrology 487: 70-86, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jhydrol.2013.02.032
Sims, N., Culvenor, D.S., Newnham, G., Coops, N.C., Hopmans, P. (2013). Towards the operational use of satellite hyperspectral image data for mapping the nutrient status and fertilizer requirements in Australian plantation forests IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing. 6: 2. pp 320 – 328
Fitterer, J.L., Nelson, T.A., Wulder, M.A., Coops, N.C., and Mahony, N.A. (2013). Exploring the ecological processes driving geographical patterns of breeding bird richness in British Columbia Canada Ecological Applications. 23:888–903. http://dx.doi.org/10.1890/12-1225.1
Tsui, O.W., Coops, N.C., Wulder, M.A., and Marshall, P.L. (2013). Integrating airborne LiDAR and space-borne radar via multivariate kriging to estimate above-ground biomass Remote Sensing of Environment 139: 340-352
Holmes, K.R., Nelson, T.A., Coops, N.C., Wulder, M.A. (2013). Biodiversity indicators show climate change will alter vegetation in parks and protected areas Diversity 5(2): 352-353. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/d5020352
Coops, N.C., Schaepman, M.E., and Mücher, C.A. (2013). What multi-scale environmental drivers can best be discriminated from a remotely-sensed vegetation time series? Landscape Ecology 139: 340-352 DOI 10.1007/s10980-013-9900-2.
Pereira, H.M., Ferrier, S., Walters, M., Geller, G.N., Jongman, R.H.G., Scholes, R.J., Bruford, M.W., Brummit, N., Butchart, S.H.M., Cardoso, A.C., Coops, N.C., Dulloo, E., Faith, D.P., Freyhof, J., Gregory, R.D., Heip, C., Höft, R., Hurtt, G., Jetz, W., Karp, D.S., McGeoch, M.A., Obura, D., Onoda, Y., Pettorelli, N., Reyers, B., Sayre, R., Scharlemann, J.P.W., Stuart, S.N., Turak, E., Walpole, M., Wegmann, M. (2013). Essential biodiversity variables Science 339: 277-278
Nijland, W., Coops, N.C., Coogan, S., Bater, C., Wulder, M.A., Nielsen, S.E., McDermid, G., Stenhouse, G. (2013). Vegetation phenology can be captured with digital repeat photography and linked to variability of root nutrition in Hedysarum alpinum Applied Vegetation Science 16(2): 317-324
Mora, B., Wulder, MA., White, J., Hobart, G., Gougeon, F., Varhola, A., Coops, N.C. (2013). Forest inventory stand height estimates from very high spatial resolution satellite imagery calibrated with LIDAR-plots Int. J. Remote Sens. 34(12). doi: 10.1080/01431161.2013.779041
Bolton, D.K., Coops, N.C., Wulder, M.A. (2013). Measuring forest structure along productivity gradients in the Canadian boreal with small-footprint Lidar Environmental Monitoring and Assessment 185(8): 6617-6634.
Coggins, S.B., Coops, N.C., Hilker, T., Wulder, M.A. (2013). Augmenting forest inventory attributes with geometric optical modelling in support of regional susceptibility assessments to bark beetle infestations International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation 21: 444-452
Jones, T.G., Arcese, P., Sharma, T., Coops, N.C. (2013). Describing avifaunal richness with functional and structural bio-indicators derived from advanced airborne remotely sensed data. International Journal of Remote Sensing 34(8): 2689-2713.
van Leeuwen, M., Coops, N.C., Newnham, G., Hilker, T., Culvenor, D.S., Wulder, MA (2013). Automated reconstruction of tree and canopy structure for modeling the internal canopy radiation regime Remote Sensing of Environment. 136, September 2013, Pages 286–300
Kellett, R., Christen, A., Coops, N., Vander Laan, M., Crawford, B., Tooke, R., Olchovski, I. (2013). A systems approach to carbon cycling and emissions modeling at an urban neighborhood scale Landscape and Urban Planning 110: 48-58
Andrew, M.E., Wulder, M.A., Hobart, G.W., Coops, N.C., Nelson, T.A., Farmer, C.J.Q. (2013). Ecosystem classifications based on summer and winter conditions Environ Monit Assess. 185(4): 3057-79 doi: 10.1007/s10661-012-2773-z
Wulder, M.A., Coops, N.C., Hudak, A.T., Morsdorf, F., Nelson, R., Newnham, G., and Vastaranta, M. (2013). Status and prospects for LiDAR remote sensing of forested ecosystems Canadian Journal of Remote Sensing 39: S1-S5
White, J.C., Wulder, M.A., Varhola, A., Vastaranta, M., Coops, N.C., Cook, B.D., Pitt, D., and Woods, M. (2013). A best practices guide for generating forest inventory attributes from airborn laser scanning data using an area-based approach Forestry Chronicle 89(6): 722-723
Varhola, A., Coops, N.C., Alila, Y., and Weiler, M. (2013). Exploration of remotely-sensed forest structure and ultrasonic range sensor metircs to improve empirical snow models Hydrological Processes, doi:10.1002/hyp.
Varhola, A., and Coops, N.C. (2013). Estimation of watershed-level distributed forest structure metircs relevant to hydrologic modeling using LiDAR and Landsat Journal of Hydrology 487: 70-86
Fester, C.J., Coops, N.C., Harshaw, H.W., Kozak, R.A., and Meitner, M.J. (2013). An exploratory assessment of a smartphone application for public participatin in forest fuels measurement in the wildland-urban interface Forests 4(4): 1199-1219
Chen, B., Coops, N.C., Fu, D., Margolis, H.A., Amiro, B.D., Black, T.A., Arain, M.A., Barr, A.G., Bourque, C.P.A., Flanagan, L.B., Lafleur, P.M., McCaughey, J.H., Wofsy, S.C. (2012). Characterizing spatial representativeness of flux tower eddy-covariance measurements across the Canadian Carbon Program Network using remote sensing and footprint analysis Remote Sensing of Environment 124:742–755
Powers, R.P., N.C. Coops, J.L. Morgan, M.A. Wulder, T.A. Nelson, C.R. Drever and S.G. Cumming (2012). A remote sensing approach to biodiversity assessment and regionalization of the Canadian Boreal Forest Progress in Physical Geography DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0309133312457405
Coops, NC., Wulder, MA., Waring, R.H. (2012). Modelling lodgepole and jack pine vulnerability to mountain pine beetle expansion into the western Canadian boreal forest Forest Ecology and Management 274:161-171
Tsui, O., Coops, N.C., Wulder, M.A., Marshall, P.L., McCardle, A (2012). Using multi-frequency radar and discrete-return LiDAR measurements to estimate above-ground biomass and biomass components in a coastal temperate forest ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing 69:121–133
Chen, G., M. A. Wulder, J. C. White, T. Hilker, and N. C. Coops (2012). Lidar calibration and validation for geometric-optical modeling with Landsat imagery Remote Sensing of Environment 124: 384-393
Hall, F.G., Hilker, T., Coops, N.C. (2012). Data assimilation of photosynthetic light-use efficiency using multi-angular satellite data: I. Model formulation Remote Sensing of Environment 121:301-308
Hilker, T., Hall, F.G., Tucker, C.J., Coops, N.C., Black, T.A., Nichol, C., Sellers, P.J., Barr, A., Hollinger, D.Y., Munger, J.W. (2012). Data assimilation of photosynthetic light-use efficiency using multi-angular satellite data: II. Model implementation and validation Remote Sensing of Environment 121: 287-300
Hember, R.A., Kurz, W.A., Metsaranta, J.M., Black, T.A., Guy, R.D., Coops, N.C. (2012). Accelerating regrowth of temperate-maritime forests due to enivronmental change Global Change Biology 18(6):2026-2040
Andrew, M.E., M.A. Wulder, N.C. Coops (2012). Identification of de facto protected areas in boreal Canada Biological Conservation. 146:97-107. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.biocon.2011.11.029
Hilker, T, Coops, N.C., Culvenor, D.S, Newnham G., Wulder, M.A., Bater, C.W, Siggins, A. (2012). A simple technique for co-registration of terrestrial LiDAR observations for forestry applications Remote Sensing Letters 3(3):239-247. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/01431161.2011.565815
Varhola; A, Frazer; G.W. Teti; P., Coops, NC (2012). Estimation of forest structure metrics relevant to hydrologic modelling using coordinate transformation of airborne scanning laser data Hydrology and Earth System Sciences 16(10):3749-3766
Wulder, M.A., White, J.C., Nelson, R.F., Næsset, E., Ørka, H.O., Coops, N.C., Hilker, T., Bater, C.W., Gobakken, T. (2012). Lidar sampling for large-area forest characterization: A review Remote Sensing of Environment 121:196-209
Hilker, T., Coops, N.C., Newnham, G., v.Leeuwen, M., Wulder, M.A., Stewart, J., Culvenor, D.S. (2012). Comparison of Terrestrial and Airborne LiDAR in Describing Stand Structure of a Thinned lodgepole Pine Forest Journal of Forestry 110(2):97-104
Jones, T.G., Coops, N.C., Sharma, T (2012). Assessing the utility of LiDAR to differentiate among vegetation structural classes Taylor & Francis Remote Sensing Letters 3:3 231-238
Hilker, T., Lepine, L., Coops, N.C. Jassal, R., Black, T.A. Wulder, M.A., Ollinger, S.V., Tsui, O., Day, M. (2012). Assessing the impact of N-fertilization on biochemical composition and biomass of a Douglas-fir canopy – a remote sensing approach Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 153:124– 133 DOI:10.1016/j.agrformet.2011.03.014
Ferster, C, Coops, N.C (2012). A Review of Earth Observation Using Mobile Personal Communication Devices Computers and Geoscience 51:339-349 doi:10.1016/j.cageo.2012.09.009
Fontana, F.M., Coops, N.C., Khlopenkov, K.V., Trishchenko, A.P., Riffler, M., Wulder, M.A. (2012). Generation of a novel 1 km NDVI data set over Canada, the northern United States, and Greenland based on historical AVHRR data Remote Sensing of Environment 121:171–185
Fitterer, J.L., Nelson, T.A., Coops, NC, Wulder, M.A. (2012). Modelling the ecosystem indicators of British Columbia using Earth observation data and terrain indicies Ecological Indicators. 20:151-162 DOI: 10.1016/j.ecolind.2012.02.024
Michaud, JS, Coops, NC, Andrew, M., Wulder, M.A. (2012). Characterising spatiotemporal environmental and natural variation using a dynamic habitat index throughout the province of Ontario Ecological Indicators 18:301 -311
Wulder, M.A., J.C. White, C.W. Bater, N.C. Coops, C. Hopkinson, and G. Chen. (2012). Lidar plots—a new large-area data collection option: context, concepts, and case study. Canadian Journal of Remote Sensing 38(5):600-618
Wulder, M.A., White, J.C., Coggins, S., Ortlepp, S., N.C. Coops, Heath, J., Mora, B. (2012). Digital high spatial resolution aerial imagery to support forest health monitoring: the mountain pine beetle context Journal of Applied Remote Sensing DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1117/1.JRS.6.062527
Coops, N.C., Waring, R.H., Hilker, T. (2012). Prediction of Soil Properties using a Process-based Forest Growth Model to Match Satellite-Derived Estimates of Leaf Area Index Remote Sensing of Environment 126:160-173
Wang, Z., Grant, R.F., Arain, M.A., Chen, B.N., Coops, N., Hember, R., Kurz, W.A., Price, D.T., Stinson, G., Trofymow, J.A., Yeluripati, J., Chen, Z. (2011). Evaluating weather effects on interannual variation in net ecosystem productivity of a coastal temperate forest landscape: a model intercomparison Ecological Modelling 222, Issue 17, Pages 3236-3249
Christen, A., Coops, N.C., Crawford, B., Kellett, R., Liss, K., Oke, T.R., Olchovski, I., Tooke, T.R., vanderLaan, M., Voogt, J.A (2011). Validation of modeled carbon-dioxide emissions from and urban neighbourhood with direct eddy-covariance measurements Atmospheric Environment. 45, 6057-6069.
Andrew, M.E., M.A. Wulder, and N.C. Coops (2011). Patterns of protection and threats along productivity gradients in Canada. Biological Conservation . 144: 2891-2901 doi:10.1016/j.biocon.2011.08.006
Hilker ,T., Coops, N.C.,, Hall, F.G., Nichol, C.J. et al (2011). Global Terrestrial Photosynthetic Light-Use Efficiency Can Be Measured from Space Journal of Geophysical Research – Biogeosciences. 116 . G03014
Coggins SB, Coops NC, Wulder MA, Bater CW, Ortlepp SM (2011). Comparing the impacts of mitigation and non-mitigation on mountain pine beetle populations Journal of Environmental Management. 92 (1): 1 112-120 DOI: 10.1016/j.jenvman.2010.08.016
Coops NC, Nilker T, Hall FG, Nichol CJ, Drolet GG (2011). Estimation of Light-use Efficiency of Terrestrial Ecosystem from Space: A Status Report Bioscience 60(10):788-797
Coggins SB, Coops NC, Wulder MA (2011). Estimates of bark beetle infestation expansion factors with adaptive cluster sampling International Journal of Pest Management 57(1):11-21
Martin van Leeuwen, Thomas Hilker, Nicholas C. Coops, Gordon Frazer, Michael A. Wulder, Glenn J. Newnham, Darius S. Culvenor (2011). Assessment of standing wood and fiber quality using ground and airborne laser scanning: A review Forest Ecology and Management. 261 (2011) 1467–1478
Jenkins, R.B., Coops, N.C (2011). Landscape Controls on Structural Variation in Eucalypt Vegetation Communities: Woronora Plateau, Australia Australian Geographer. 42(1) 1 – 16
Chen, B., Coops, N.C., Margolis, H., Amiro, B., Barr, A., Black, A., Arain, N., Bourque, C., Flannigan, L., Lefleur, P., McCaughey, H., Wofsy, S (2011). Assessing eddy-covariance flux tower location bias across the Fluxnet-Canada Research Network based on remote sensing and footprint climatology modelling Agriculture and Forest Meteorology 151: 87-100
Soverel, N.O., Coops, N.C., Perrakis, D.B., Daniels, L., & Gergel, S. (2011). The transferability of a dNBR derived model to predict burn severity across ten wildland fires in Western Canada. International Journal of Wildland Fire. 20: 1 – 14
Andrew, M.E., M.A. Wulder, N.C. Coops (2011). How do butterflies define ecosystems? A comparison of ecological regionalization schemes. Biological Conservation. 144: 5 Pages: 1409-1418
Coops, N.C., Waring, R.H (2011). Estimating Lodgepole Pine (Pinus contorta Dougl.) Distribution in the Pacific Northwest under Climate Change Climatic Change 105 Issue: 1-2 Pages: 313-328. DOI: 10.1007/s10584-010-9861-2
Bater, C.W., Wulder, M.A., Coops, N.C., Nelson, R., Hilker, T. (2011). Stability of sample-based scanning LiDAR-derived vegetation metrics for forest monitoring. IEEE Transactions of Geoscience and Remote Sensing 49(6), 2385-2392.
Hilker, T., Coops, N.C., Culvenor, D.S., Newnham, N., Siggins, A.S., Jupp, D.L.B. (2011). Generation of Digital Elevation Models using terrestrial LiDAR Remote Sensing Letters 3.3 339-347
Andrew, M.E., M.A. Wulder, N.C. Coops, and G. Baillargeon (2011). Beta-diversity gradients of butterflies along productivity axes Global Ecology and Biogeography. 21(3):352-364. DOI: 10.1111/j.1466-8238.2011.00676.x
Coops, N.C., Gaulton, R., Waring, R.H (2011). Mapping site indices for five Pacific Northwest conifers using a physiologically based model Journal of Applied Vegetation Science. 14 (2011) 268–276
Tooke, T.R., Coops, N.C., Voogt, J.A., Meitner, M.J (2011). Tree structure influences on rooftop-received solar radiation Landscape and Urban Planning. 102(2) 73-81
Jones, T. G., Coops, N. C., and T. Sharma. (2011). Exploring the Utility of Hyperspectral Imagery and LiDAR Data for Predicting Quercus garryana Ecosystem Distribution and Aiding in Habitat Restoration . Restoration Ecology. Restoration Ecology. 19 Special Issue: SI Pages: 245-256. doi: 10.1111/j.1526-100X.2010.00684.x
Ferster, Colin J., Trofymow, J.A. Coops, Nicholas C., Chen, Baozhang, Black, T. Andy, Gougeon, François (2011). Determination of carbon stock distributions in the flux footprint of an eddy-covariance tower in a coastal forest in British Columbia Canadian Journal of Forest Research , 41:(7) 1380-1393, 10.1139/x11-055
Wulder, M.A., J.C. White, N.C. Coops (2011). Fragmentation regimes of Canada’s forests. Canadian Geographer. DOI: 10.1111/j.1541-0064.2010.00335.x
Gaulton, R., Hilker, T., Wulder, M.A., Coops, N.C., Stenhouse, G. (2011). Characterising Stand Replacing Disturbance In Western Alberta Grizzly Bear Habitat, Using A Satellite-Derived High Temporal And Spatial Resolution Change Sequence. Forest Ecology and Management 261(4): 865-877
Bater, C.W., Coops, N.C., Wulder, M.A., Nielsen, S., McDermid, G, Stenhouse, G. (2011). Design And Installation Of A Phenological Camera Network Across An Elevation Gradient For Habitat Assessment Instrumentation Science & Technology, 39(231-247).
Coops, N.C., Michaud, J.S., Wulder, M.A., Andrew, M.E. (2011). Comparison Of A Regional-Level Habitat Index derived From Meris And Modis Estimates Of Canopy Light Absorbance Remote Sensing Letters 2(4) 327-336
Bater, C.W., Coops, N.C., Wulder, M.A., Nielsen, S., Hilker, T., McDermid, Stenhouse, G. (2011). Using digital time-lapse cameras to monitor species-specific understorey and overstorey phenology in support of wildlife habitat assessment Environ Monit Assess. Vol. 180, pp. 1-13. (DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10661-010-1768-x ).
Coops, N.C., Waring, R.H (2011). Estimating the vulnerability of fifteen tree species under changing climate in Northwest North America Ecological Modelling. 222(13) 2119-2129
Coops, N.C., Waring, R.H., Beier, C., Roy-Jauvin, R., Wang, T (2011). Modeling the occurrence of 15 coniferous tree species throughout the Pacific Northwest of North America using a hybrid approach of a generic process-based growth model and decision tree analysis Journal of Applied Vegetation Science. 14(3) 402-414
Waring, R.H, Coops, N.C., Running, S.W. (2011). Predicting satellite-derived patterns of large-scale disturbances in forests of the Pacific Northwest Region in response to recent climatic variation Remote Sensing the Environment. 115 (12), 3554-3566
Hall, F.G, Hilker, T., Coops, N.C (2011). PHOTOSYNSAT, Photosynthesis from space: Theoretical foundations of a satellite concept and validation from tower and spaceborne data Remote Sensing of Environment, 115(8), 1918-1925.
Hilker T., Gitelson, A., Coops, N.C., Hall, F.G., Black, T.A (2011). Tracking plant physiological properties from multi-angular tower-based remote sensing Oecologia. 165, Number 4, 865-876, DOI: 10.1007/s00442-010-1901-0
Coops, N.C., Hilker, T., Bater, C.W., Wulder, M.A., Nielsen, S.E., McDermid, D., Stenhouse, G. (2011). Linking ground-based to satellite-derived phenological metrics in support of habitat assessment Remote Sensing Letters 3(3):191-200
Hilker, T., Coops, N.C.,, Gaulton, R., Wulder, M.A., Cranson, J., Stenhouse, G (2011). Automated bi-weekly disturbance capture and attribution: A case study in western Alberta grizzly bear habitat J. Appl. Remote Sens. 5, 053568, DOI:10.1117/1.3664342
Chen, B., Coops, N.C., Black, TA., Jassel, R., Chen, J., Johnson,M (2010). Modeling to discern nitrogen fertilization impacts on carbon sequestration in a 5 Pacific Northwest Douglas-fir forest in the first-post fertilization year Global Change Biology. 17(3): 1442-1460 doi:10.1111/j.1365-2486.2010.02298.x
Hember RA, Coops NC, Black TA, RD Guy (2010). Simulating gross primary production across a chronosequence of coastal Douglas-fir forest stands with a production efficiency model Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 150: 238-253
Hilker, T., Nesic, Z., Coops, N.C., Lessard, D. (2010) (2010). A new automated multi-angular radiometer instrument for tower based observations of canopy reflectance (Amspec II) Instrumentation Science and Technology. 38: 5, 319 — 340
Chen, B.Z., Coops, N.C. (2010). Understanding of Coupled Terrestrial Carbon, Nitrogen and Water Dynamics-An Overview Sensors. 9: 8624-8657
Coops, N.C., Hilker, T., Hall, F., Nichol, C., Drolet, G. (2010). Estimation of Light-Use Efficiency from Space: A Status Report Bioscience 60: 788-797
Varhola, A., Wawerla, J., Weiler, M., Coops, N.C., Bewley, D., Alila, Y. (2010). A New Low-Cost, Stand-Alone Sensor System for Snow Monitoring Journal of Atmospheric and Ocean Technology. 27: 1974-1978 DOI: 10.1175/2010JTECHA1508.1
Soverel, N.O., Parrakis, D.B., Coops, N.C. (2010). Estimating burn severity from Landsat dNBR and RdNBR indices across Western Canada Remote Sensing of Environment. 114: 1896-1909
Jones, T.G., Coops, N.C., Sharma, T. (2010). Assessing the utility of airborne hyperspectral and LiDAR data for species distribution mapping in the coastal Pacific Northwest Remote Sensing of Environment. 114: 2841-2852
van Leeuwen, M., Coops, N.C., Wulder, MA (2010). Canopy Surface Reconstruction from a LiDAR point cloud Using Hough Transform Remote Sensing Letters, 1 :125 – 132
Hilker, T., M. van Leeuwen, N.C. Coops, M.A. Wulder, G. Newnham, D.S. Culvenor, D.L.B. Jupp (2010). Comparing canopy metrics derived from terrestrial and airborne laser scanning in a Douglas-fir dominated forest stand. Trees: Structure and Function. 24:819–832. DOI 10.1007/s00468-010-0452-7
Coggins, S.B., N.C. Coops, M.A. Wulder (2010). Estimates of mountain pine beetle infestation expansion factors with adaptive cluster sampling Journal of Pest Management 57: 11-21
Coops, N.C., Duffe. J, Koot, C. (2010). Assessing the Utility of LiDAR Remote Sensing Technology to Identify Mule Deer Winter Habitat. Canadian Journal of Remote Sensing. 35: 509-522
White, J.C., C. Gómez, M.A. Wulder, N.C. Coops (2010). Characterizing temperate forest structural and spectral diversity with Hyperion EO-1 data. Remote Sensing of Environment. 114: 1576-1589
Wulder, M.A., J.C. White, G. Stinson, T. Hilker; W. Kurz, N.C. Coops, B. St-Onge, and J.A.T. Trofymow, (2010). Implications of differing input data sources and approaches upon forest carbon stock estimation, Environmental Monitoring and Assessment 166: 543-561.
Wulder, M.A., S.M. Ortlepp, J.C. White, T. Nelson, N.C. Coops (2010). A provincial and regional assessment of the mountain pine beetle epidemic in British Columbia: 1999-2008 Journal of Environmental Informatics. 15(1) 1-13
Tooke, T.R., Klinkenberg, B., Coops, N.C. (2010). A geographic approach to identifying green-space-related environmental justice in Canadian cities. Environment and Planning B. 37 (6): 1040-1056 doi:10.1068/b36044
Coggins, S., Coops, N.C., Wulder, M.A. (2010). Cluster sampling to characterize mountain pine beetle populations Silvifenica. 44(23). 289-391.
Coops, N.C., Gillanders, S., Wulder, M.A., Gergel, S.E., Nelson, T., Goodwin, N.R (2010). Evaluation of forest fragmentation and loss of connectivity using multitemporal Landsat imagery: quantifying natural and anthropogenic disturbance Forest Ecology and Management. 259:2355-2365
Bater, C.W., Wulder, M.A., White, J.C., and Coops N.C (2010). Integration of LIDAR and digital aerial imagery for detailed estimates of lodgepole pine (Pinus contorta) volume killed by mountain pine beetle (Dendroctonus ponderosae). Journal of Forestry. 108: 111-119.
Dalponte, M., Coops, N.C., Bruzzone, L., Gianelle, D. (2010). Analysis on the use of multiple returns LiDAR data for the estimation of tree stems volume. IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Earth Observations and Remote Sensing 2: 310-318
Coops, N.C., Hember, R.A., Waring, R.H. (2010). Assessing the impact of current and projected climates on Douglas-Fir productivity in British Columbia, Canada Canadian Journal of Forest Research 40: 511-524
Coops, N.C., Wulder, M.A. (2010). Estimating the reduction in gross primary production due to mountain pine beetle infestation using satellite observations International Journal of Remote Sensing. . Vol. 31, No. 8, pp. 2129-2138
Varhola, A., Teti P, Boon, S., Coops, N.C., Weiler, M., Bater, CW (2010). The influence of ground and LiDAR-derived forest structure metrics on snow accumulation and ablation in disturbed forests. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 40(4) 812-821, https://doi.org/10.1139/X10-008
Waring, R.H., Coops, N..C., Landsberg, J.J (2010). Improving predictions of forest growth using the 3-PGS model with observations made by remote sensing Forest Ecology and Management. 259, 1722:1729.
Jones, T.G., Coops, N.C., Sharma, T. (2010). Employing ground-based spectroscopy for tree-species differentiation in the Gulf Islands National Park Reserve Taylor & Francis International Journal of Remote Sensing 31: 1121 – 1127
Goodwin, N.R., Magnussen, S, Coops, N.C. and Wulder, M.A. (2010). Curve fitting of time series Landsat imagery for characterizing a mountain pine beetle infestation disturbance. International Journal of Remote Sensing 31(12), 3263–3271.
Soverel, N., N.C. Coops, J.C. White, and M.A. Wulder. (2010). Characterizing the forest fragmentation of Canada’s national parks Environmental Monitoring and Assessment. 164:481–499.
Hilker, T., Hall, F., Coops, N.C., Lyapustin, A., Wang, Y., Nesic, Z., Grant, N., Black, T.A. Wulder, MA., Kljun, N., Hopkinson, C., Chaser, L (2010). Remote sensing of photosynthetic light-use efficiency across two forested biomes: Spatial scaling. Remote Sensing of Environment. 114: 2863-2874
Varhola A., Coops N.C., Weiler M., Moore R.D. (2010). Forest canopy effects on snow accumulation and ablation: An integrative review of empirical results. Journal of Hydrology 392(3-4):219-233, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhydrol.2010.08.009
Hilker, T., Nesic, Z., , Coops, NC and . and Lessard, D ( (2010). A new automated Multi-angular radiometer instrument for tower-based observations for canopy reflectance (AMSPEC_II). Instrumentation Science & Technology, 38: 5, 319 — 340
Zhang Y, Wang JF, Coops NC (2010). Recent developments in methodology and applications of urban remote sensing Canadian Journal of Remote Sensing 36:III-V
Tsui, O.W., Coops, N.C., Wulder, M.A., Marshall, P.L., McCardle, A. (2010). Using multi-frequency radar and discrete-return LiDAR measurements to estimate above-ground biomass and biomass components in a coastal temperate forest. ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing 69:121-133
Morgan, J.L., Gergel, S.E., and N.C. Coops (2010). Aerial photography: A rapidly evolving tool for ecological management BioScience 60(1):47-59
Coops, N.C., R.H. Waring, M.A. Wulder, A.M. Pidgeon, and V.C. Radeloff, (2009). Bird diversity: A predictable function of satellite-derived estimates of seasonal variation in canopy light absorbance across the United States. Journal of Biogeography. 36 905-918
Bater, C., Coops, N.C. (2009). Evaluating error associated with lidar-derived DEM interpolation under dense forest canopy Computers in Geoscience. 35: 289-300
Wulder, M.A., J.C. White, D. Grills, T. Nelson, N.C. Coops, and T. Ebata (2009). Aerial overview survey of the mountain pine beetle epidemic in British Columbia: Communication of impacts BC Journal of Ecosystems and Management. 10(1):45–58.
Coops, N.C., Wulder, M.A., Iwanicka, D (2009). Large area monitoring with a satellite-based disturbance index sensitive to annual and seasonal variations Remote Sensing of Environment. 113: 1250-1261
Coops, N.C., Wulder, M.A., Iwanicka, D. (2009). Exploring the relative importance of seasonal variation in production and land cover for satellite derived predictions of breeding bird distributions over Ontario, Canada Remote Sensing of Environment: 113: 668-679
Coops, N.C, Waring, R.H., Schroeder, T (2009). A generic process-based growth model that predicts the presence and absence of tree species on U.S. Forest Service survey plots in the Pacific Northwest, U.S.A. Ecological Modelling. 220: 1776-1796
Chen B., Black A., Coops N.C., Hilker T., Trofymow T., Nesic Z., and Morgenstern K. (2009). Assessing tower flux footprint climatology and scaling between remotely sensed and eddy covariance measurements Boundary Layer Meteorology. 130:137–167.
Chen B., Black A., Coops N.C., Jassal R., Krishnan P., and Z. Nesic (2009). Seasonal controls on interannual variability in carbon dioxide exchange of a Pacific Northwest Douglas-fir forest, 1997 – 2006. Global Change Biology. 15: 8, 1962-1981
Goodwin, N.R. Coops, N.C, Tooke, R.T., Christen, A. and Voogt, J.A (2009). Characterising urban surface cover and structure with airborne LiDAR technology. Canadian Journal of Remote Sensing 35:3 297-309
Middleton, EB, Cheng, YB, Hilker, T, Black, TA, Krishnan, P, Coops, NC, Huemmrich, F (2009). Linking Foliage Spectral Responses to Canopy Level Ecosystem Photosynthetic Light Use Efficiency at a Douglas-fir Forest in Canada. Canadian Journal of Remote Sensing. 35(2): 166-188.
Wulder, M.A., J.C. White, Carroll, A.L., Coops, N.C. (2009). Challenges for the operational detection of mountain pine beetle green attack with remote sensing. The Forestry Chronicle. 85: 32-38
Tooke, R., Coops. N.C, Goodwin, N.R., Voogt, J.A (2009). The Influence of Vegetation Characteristics on Spectral Mixture Analysis in an Urban Environment. Remote Sensing of Environment. 113, 398-407
Hilker, T., Coops, N.C., Coggins, S., Wulder, M.A., Brown, M., Black, T.A., Nesic, Z., & Lessard, D. (2009). On the detection of foliage conditions and disturbance from multi-angular high spectral resolution remote sensing. Remote Sensing of Environment. 113, 421-434
Coops, N.C., Wulder, M.A., Iwanicka, D. (2009). Development of A Satellite-Based Methodology To Monitor Habitat at a Continental-Scale Ecological Indicators: 9: 948-958.
Coops, N.C., Wulder, M.A., Iwanicka, D. (2009). An Environmental Domain Classification of Canada using Earth Observation data for Biodiversity Assessment Ecological Infomatics. 4: 8-22.
Coops, N.C., Ferster, C.J., Waring, R.H., Nightingale, J (2009). Three Model Comparison Of Predicted Gross Primary Production Across And Within Forested Portions Of 84 Ecoregions In The Contiguous United States. Remote Sensing of Environment: 113: 680-690.
Wulder, M.A., J.C. White, M.E. Andrew, N.E. Seitz, and N.C. Coops. (2009). Forest fragmentation, structure, and age characteristics as a legacy of forest management. Forest Ecology and Management.Vol. 258, No. 9, pp. 1938-1949
Coops, N.C., Varhola, A., Bater, C.W., Teti, P., Boon, S., Goodwin, N.R., Weiler, M (2009). Assessing Differences in Tree and Stand Structure Following Beetle Infestation using LiDAR Data. Canadian Journal of Remote Sensing. 35:6 497-508.
Schroeder, T.A., Hamann, A., Coops, N.C., Wang, T (2009). Occurrence and dominance of six Pacific Northwest conifer species Journal of Vegetation Science DOI:
Schroeder, T.A., Hember, R., Coops, N.C., Liang, S (2009). Validation of incoming shortwave solar radiation surfaces for use in forest productivity models Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology. 48: 2331-2458
Hilker, T., Lyapustin, A., Hall, F.G., Wang, Y., Coops, N.C., Drolet, G., & Black, T.A. (2009). Modeling the atmospheric and directional impacts on PRI reflectance. Remote Sensing the Environment. 113: 2463-2475
Bater, C.W., Coops, N.C., Gergel, S.E., LeMay, V.M. and Collins, D. (2009). Estimation of standing dead tree class distributions in northwest coastal forests using lidar remote sensing NRC Press Canadian Journal of Forest Research 38: 6, 1080-1091.
Coops, N.C., Waring, R.H., Wulder, M.A., White, J.A. (2009). Prediction and assessment of bark beetle-induced mortality of lodgepole pine using estimates of stand vigor derived from remotely sensed data Remote Sensing of Environment. 113: 1058-1066
Ferster, C., Coops, N.C., Trofymow, T.A (2009). Aboveground Biomass Estimation in a Coastal Forest in British Columbia using Individual Tree Detection from LiDAR Canadian Journal of Remote Sensing 35: 3 270-275
Hilker, T., Wulder, M.A., Coops, N.C., Linke, J., McDermid, G., Masek, J., Gao, F., & White, J.C. (2009). A new data fusion model for high spatial- and temporal- resolution mapping of forest disturbance based on Landsat and MODIS Remote Sensing of Environment. 113: 1613-1627
Coops, N.C., Hember, R. (2009). Physiologically-Derived Predictions of Douglas-fir Site Index in British Columbia. The Forestry Chronicle 85:5 733-744
Wulder, M.A., S.M. Ortlepp, J.C. White, N.C. Coops, and S.B. Coggins (2009). Monitoring the impacts of mountain pine beetle mitigation Forest Ecology and Management 258, 1181–1187.
Cheng, Y-B., Middleton, E.B., Hilker, T., Coops, N.C., Black, T.A., Krishnan, P. (2009). Dynamics of spectral bio-indicators and their correlations with light use efficiency using directional observations at a Douglas-fir forest Measurement Science and Technology. 20 95-107.
Wulder, M.A., B.P. Stewart, M.E. Andrew, M. Smulders, T. Nelson, N.C. Coops, and G.B. Stenhouse (2009). Remote sensing derived edge location, magnitude, and class transitions for ecological studies. Canadian Journal of Remote Sensing. 35(6) 509-522
Smith, A., Wynne, R., Coops, N.C (2008). Remote characterization of vegetation structure and productivity: plant to landscape scales Introduction Canadian Journal of Remote Sensing, 34 S2: 3-6
Gillanders, S.N., Coops, N.C., Wulder, M.A., Gergel, S.E., Nelson, T. (2008). Multitemporal remote sensing of landscape dynamics and pattern change: Describing natural and anthropogenic trends. Progress in Physical Geography: 32(5) 503-528.
Wulder, M.A., S.M. Ortlepp, J.C. White, and N.C. Coops (2008). Impact of sun-surface-sensor geometry upon multi-temporal high spatial resolution satellite imagery. Canadian Journal of Remote Sensing: 34(5) 455-461
Coggins, S.B., M.A. Wulder, N.C. Coops, White, J.C. (2008). Linking survey detection accuracy with ability to mitigate populations of mountain pine beetle. The Forestry Chronicle: 84(6) 900-909.
Wulder, M.A., J.C. White, T. Han, N.C. Coops, J.A. Cardille, T. Holland, and D. Grills (2008). Monitoring Canada’s forests – Part 2: National forest fragmentation and pattern Canadian Journal of Remote Sensing. 34: 563-584
Hilker, T., N.C. Coops, M.A. Wulder, T.A. Black, and R.D. Guy. (2008). The use of remote sensing in light use efficiency based models of gross primary production: A review of current status and future requirements Science of the Total Environment. 404, 411-423
Goodwin, N.R., Coops, N.C., Wulder, M.A., Gillanders, S., Schroeder, T.A., Nelson, T (2008). Estimation of Insect Infestation Dynamics using Spectral Trajectories Derived from a Landsat Time Series Remote Sensing of Environment. 112: 3680-3689
Coggins, S., Coops, N.C., Wulder, M.A (2008). Parameterisation of insect infestation spread models using tree structure and spatial characteristics derived from high-spatial resolution digital aerial imagery Canadian Journal of Remote Sensing. 34: 485-502.
Wulder, M.A., S.M. Ortlepp, J.C. White, N.C. White, N.C. Coops, and S.B. Coggins (2008). Monitoring tree-level insect population dynamics with multi-scale and multi-source remote sensing. Journal of Spatial Science. 53:49-61.
Wulder, M.A., C.W. Bater, N.C. Coops, T. Hilker, J.C. White (2008). The role of lidar in sustainable forest management The Forestry Chronicle.. 84(6) 807-826
Thompson, S.D., Gergel, S.E. and N.C. Coops (2008). Classification of Late seral Coastal Temperate Rainforests with High Spatial Resolution QuickBird Imagery Canadian Journal of Remote Sensing: 34(S2): 460-470
Coops, N.C., Wulder, M.A., Duro, D.C., Han, T., Berry, S. (2008). The development of a Canadian dynamic habitat index using multi-temporal satellite estimates of canopy light absorbance Ecological Indicators. 8: 754-766.
Hilker, T, Coops, N.C., Schwalm, C.R., Jassal, R., Black, A., Krishnan, P. (2008). Effects of mutual shading of tree crowns on prediction of photosynthetic light use efficiency in a Coastal Douglas-fir forest Tree Physiology. 28: 825-834
Nightingale, J.M., Fan, W., Coops, N.C. and Waring, R.H. (2008). Predicting tree diversity across the USA as a function of modeled gross primary production Ecological Applications: 18: 93-108
Coops, N.C., Timko, J.A., Wulder, M.A., White, J.C (2008). Investigating the effectiveness of mountain pine beetle mitigation strategies. International Journal of Pest Management 54: 151-165
Gillanders, S., Coops, N.C., Goodwin, N., Wulder, M.A (2008). Application Of Landsat Satellite Imagery To Monitor Land Cover Changes At The Athabasca Oil Sands, Alberta, Canada Canadian Geographer: 52:4 466-485.
Hilker, T., Coops, N.C., Hall, F.G., Wulder, M. Black, T.A. (2008). Separating physiologically and directionally induced changes in canopy reflectance using BRDF models Remote Sensing of Environment. 112: 2777-2788
Wulder, M.A., J.C. White, N.C. Coops, and C. Butson. (2008). Multi-temporal analysis of high spatial resolution imagery: Issues, investigation, and application. Remote Sensing of Environment. 112: 2729-2740.
Hall, F.G., Hilker, T., Coops, N.C., Lyapustin, A., Huemmrich, K.F., Middleton, E.M., Drolet, G.G., Margolis, H.A., Black, T.A. (2008). Can Light-Saturated Reductions in Canopy Photosynthetic Capacity Be Observed From Space? Remote Sensing of Environment. 112.2777-2788
LeMay, V., J. Maedel, and N. C Coops. (2008). Estimating stand structural details using variable-space nearest neighbour analyses to link ground data, forest cover maps, and landsat imagery. Elsevier Remote Sensing of Environment. 118: 2578-2591
Hilker, T., Coops, N.C., Hall, F.G., Black, T.A., Chen, B., Krishnan, P.,Wulder, M.A., Sellers, P.J., Middleton, E.M., Huemmrich, K.F (2008). A modeling approach for upscaling gross ecosystem production to the landscape scale using remote sensing data Journal of Geophysical Research – Biogeosciences. 113, G03006, doi:10.1029/2007JG000666.
Hilker, T., Wulder, M., Coops, N.C (2008). Methods to extract and update forest inventory information using airborne LiDAR and high spatial resolution satellite imagery Canadian Journal of Remote Sensing. 34: 5-12.
Wulder, M.A., S. Magnussen, D. Harding, N.C. Coops, P. Boudewyn, and D. Seemann (2008). Stability of surface LIDAR height estimates on a point and polygon basis Journal of Forest Planning: 13: 279-286.
Nightingale, J.M., Coops, N.C., Waring, R.H., Hargrove, H.H. (2007). Comparison of MODIS Gross Primary Production Estimates for U.S. Forests With Those Generated by 3-PGS, a Model That Accounts for Spatial Variation in Soil Properties Remote Sensing of Environment. 109(4): 500-509
Coops, N.C., Coggins, S.B., Kurz, W.A. (2007). Mapping The Environmental Limitations To Growth Of Coastal Douglas-Fir Stands On Vancouver Island, British Columbia. Tree Physiology. 27: 805-815
Coops, N., Hilker, T., Wulder, M., St-Onge, B., Siggins, A , Newhnam, G Trofymow, J.A. (2007). Estimating Canopy Structure of Douglas-fir forest stands from discrete-return LIDAR Trees: Structure and Function. 21(3) 295-310.
White, J.C., Coops, N.C, Hilker, T., Wulder, M.A (2007). Use of foliage moisture indices derived from Hyperion satellite imagery to estimate mountain pine beetle red attack. International Journal of Remote Sensing: 28: 2111-2121.
Johansen, K., N.C. Coops, S.E. Gergel, Y. Stange. (2007). Application of high spatial resolution satellite imagery for riparian and forest ecosystem classification. Remote Sensing of Environment 110(1): 29-44
Gergel, S.E., Y. Stange, N.C. Coops, C. Bater, K. Johansen, and K.R. Kirby. (2007). What is the value of a good map? An example using high spatial resolution imagery to aid riparian restoration. Ecosystems 10: 688-702
Coops, N.C., Black, A , Jassal, R.S., Trofymow, J.A. and Morgenstern, K. (2007). Comparison of MODIS, Eddy Covariance Determined and Physiologically Modelled Gross Primary Production (GPP) in a Douglas-fir Forest Stand. Remote Sensing of Environment. 107(3) 385-401.
Coops, N.C., Jassal, R.S., Leuning, R., Black A.. and Morgenstern, K (2007). Incorporation of a Soil Water Modifier in MODIS Satellite Data Predictions of Gross Primary Productivity. Agricuture and Forest Meteorology. 147: 99-109.
Hilker, T., Coops, N.C., Nesic, Z., Black, A and Wulder, M. (2007). An instrument for year round measurements of fast response physiological processes from spectral reflectance. Computers and Electronics in Agriculture 56: 72-84.
Han, T., M.A. Wulder, J.C. White, N.C. Coops, M.F. Alvarez, and C. Butson, (2007). An efficient protocol to process Landsat images for change detection with Tasselled Cap Transformation IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters. Vol. 4, No. 1, pp. 147-151.
Sims, N., Stone, C., Coops, N.C., Ryan, P. (2007). A decision tree modelling strategy for assessing the health of Pinus radiata using remote sensing imagery. New Zealand Journal of Forest Research. 37(1) 57-80.
Wulder, MA, White, J.C., Coops, N.C., Nelson, T., Boots, B. (2007). Using local spatial autocorrelation to compare outputs from a forest growth model Ecological Modelling. 209: 264-276.
Wulder, M.A. C.W. Bater, N.C. Coops, Y. Hirata, and T. Sweda, (2007). Advances in laser remote sensing of forests Nova Science Publishers in Larson B.A (ed) “Sustainable Development” by Nova Science Publishers, Inc. pp. 223-234.
Duro, D., Coops, N.C., Wulder, M.A., Han, T (2007). Development Of A Large Area Biodiversity Monitoring System Driven By Remote Sensing. Progress in Physical Geography. 31:3, 235-261.
Coops, N.C., Duro, D., Wulder, M.A., Han, T (2007). Predicting Afternoon MODIS Land Surface Temperatures (LST) based on Morning MODIS Overpass, Location, And Elevation Information For Canada International Journal of Remote Sensing 28: pp 2391-2396.
Goodwin, N., Coops, N.C., Culvenor, D.C. (2007). Development of a simulation model to predict LiDAR interception in structurally different forests Remote Sensing of Environment 111:4 481- 492.
White, J.C., Coops, N.C., Hilker, T., Wulder, M.A., Carroll, A.L. (2007). Detecting mountain pine beetle red attack damage with EO-1 Hyperion moisture indices. International Journal of Remote Sensing. 28: 2111-2121.
Coops, N.C., Wulder, M., White, J.C. (2006). Identifying and Describing Forest Disturbance and Spatial Pattern: Data Selection Issues and Methodological Implications In Wulder, M., Franklin, S. Forest Disturbance and Spatial Pattern: Remote Sensing and GIS Approaches. Taylor and Francis. CRC Press. pp. 33- 60.
LeMay, V., J. Maedel, and N. Coops (2006). Estimating stand structure using ground data, forest cover polygons, and landsat imagery Proceedings of the IUFRO 2006 Nearest Neighbors Workshop: Meeting in the Middle, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, August 28 to 30, 2006 [Abstract]
Coops, N., Johnson, M., Wulder, M and J. White, (2006). Assessment of Quickbird high spatial resolution imagery to detect red-attack damage due to mountain pine beetle infestation Remote Sensing of Environment: 103 67 – 80
Waring, R.H., Coops, N.C., Fan, W., Nightingale, J. (2006). MODIS enhanced vegetation index predicts tree species richness across forested ecoregions in the contiguous U.S.A Remote Sensing of Environment: 103: 218-226
Coops, N.C., Goodwin, N., Stone, C. (2006). Predicting Spherophsis sapinea Damage on Pinus radiata stands using CASI-2 Derived Spectral Indices and Spectral Mixture Analysis. Photogrammetric Engineering and Remote Sensing. 72(4) 404-417
Coops, N.C., Goodwin, N., Stone, C and Sims, N. (2006). Assessment of Forest Plantation Canopy Condition from High Spatial Resolution Digital Imagery Canadian Journal of Remote Sensing 30: 855-866.
Leuning, R., Hughes, D, Daniel, P., Coops, N.C., Newnham, G (2006). A multi-angle spectrometer for automatic measurement of plant canopy reflectance spectra. Remote Sensing of Environment: 103: 236-245
Hill, M., Held, A., Leuning, R., Coops, N.C., Hughes, D. and Cleugh, H.A. (2006). MODIS spectral signals at flux tower sites: relationships with daytime carbon flux and LUE estimates. Remote Sensing of Environment. 103: 351-368
Coops, N., M. Wulder, and J. White, (2006). Integrating remotely sensed and ancillary data sources to characterize a mountain pine beetle infestation Remote Sensing of Environment. 105: 83-97.
Wulder, M., J. White, B. Bentz, F. Alvarez, and N.C Coops (2006). Estimating the probability of mountain pine beetle red-attack damage, Remote Sensing of Environment. 101: 150-166
Goodwin, N., Coops, N.C., Culvenor, D.C. (2006). Assessment of forest structure with airborne LIDAR and the effects of flying altitude. Remote Sensing of Environment. 103: 140-152.
Swenson, J., Waring, R., Fan, W., Coops, N.C. (2005). Predicting Site Index with a Physiologically-based Growth Model across Oregon, USA. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 35: 1697 – 1707
Lovell, J., Jupp, D.L.B., Newnham, G., Culvenor, D.S., Coops, N.C. (2005). Lidar simulation for forest height retrieval. Forest Ecology and Management. 214: 398-412.
Goodwin, N., Coops, N.C. Stone, C. (2005). Quantifying Forest Canopy Condition from Airborne Imagery using Spectral Mixture Analysis and Fractional Abundances. International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation 7: 11-28
Coops, N.C., Stone, C., (2005). Use of a radiative transfer model to examine variation in reflectance spectra due to damaged Pinus radiata foliage. Australian Journal of Botany 53: 417-429
Coops, N.C., Waring, R.H. and Law, B. (2005). Predicting the Influence of Climate Variability on the Productivity and Distribution of Ponderosa Pine Ecosystems in the Pacific Northwest. Ecological Modelling. 183: 107-124
Wulder, M.A., White, J.C., Coops, N.C., Han, T. Alvarez, M.F. (2005). A protocol for detecting and mapping mountain pine beetle damage from a time-series of Landsat TM or ETM+ data, Report prepared for the British Columbia Ministry of Forests and Range, October 31, 2005. Natural Resources Canada, Canadian Forest Service, Pacific Forestry Centre, Victoria, BC. 70p.
Coops, N.C., McVicar, T.R. (2004). Temporal Remote Sensing. In “Guidelines for Conducting Surveys: The Blue Book” CSIRO Press. Canberra.
Coops, N.C., White, J.D., and Scott, N.A. (2004). Effect of forest fragmentation on broad scale estimates of forest biomass accumulation. International Journal of Remote Sensing. 20(4) 819-838
Coops, N.C., Smith, M.L., Jacobson, K. Martin,. M, Ollinger, S. (2004). Estimation of Leaf Area Index using Three techniques in a Mature Native Eucalypt Canopy. Austral Ecology. 29: 332-341
Coops, N.C., Stone, C., Culvenor, D.S., and Chisholm, L. (2004). Damage and Discoloration in Eucalypt Leaves and Crowns as Predicted by Red – Green and Red – Edge Indices. Journal of Environmental Quality.33: 956-964.
Wulder, M., Hall, R., Coops, N.C, and S. Franklin. (2004). High spatial resolution remotely-sensed data for the study of forest ecosystems. Bioscience 54(6): 511-521
Stone, C., Coops, N.C. (2004). Assessment and monitoring damage from insects in Australian native forest and plantations. Australian Journal of Entomology.43: 283–292.
Magnussen, S., Luther, J., Coops, N and Carroll, A.L. (2004). An approach for the analysis of vegetation spectra using non-linear mixed modeling of truncated power spectra. Annals of Forest Science. 61: 515-523
Coops, N.C., Wulder, M., Culvenor, D.C., St-Onge, B. (2004). Comparison of forest attributes extracted from fine spatial resolution multi-spectral and lidar data. Canadian Journal of Remote Sensing 30(6): 855-866
Coops, N. C., Stanford, M., Old., K.M., Dudinski, M., Culvenor, D., Stone.C (2003). Assessment of Dothistroma needle blight of Pinus radiata (D.Don) using Airborne Hyperspectral Imagery. Phytopathology. 93(12) 1524 – 1532.
Coops, N.C., Smith, M.L., Martin, M.M, Ollinger, S. (2003). Prediction of Eucalypt Foliage Nitrogen Content from Satellite Derived Hyperspectral Data. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing 41:6 1338- 1346.
Lovell, J.L., Jupp, D.L.B., Culvenor, D.S. and Coops, N.C. (2003). Using airborne and ground-based ranging lidar to measure canopy structure in Australian forests. Canadian Journal of Remote Sensing, Vol. 29, No. 5, pp. 1-16.
Coops, N.C., White, J.D. (2003). Modeling forest productivity using data acquired through remote sensing. In: Methods and Applications for Remote Sensing of Forests: Concepts and Case Studies, Wulder, M. and Franklin, S.E. (Eds.). Kluwer Academic Publishers
Coops, N.C., White, J.D., and Scott, N.A. (2002). Assessment of regional forest and scrub productivity using a coupled vegetation process model with remote sensing. Geocarto 17(4) 1 – 12.
Coops, N.C., Waring, R.H. and Moncrieth, J. (2002). Estimating Mean Monthly Incident Solar Radiation on Horizontal and Inclined Slopes from Mean Monthly Temperatures Extremes. International Journal of Biometeorology. 44(4): 204-211
Coops, N.C., Dury, S., Smith, M.L., Martin,. M, Ollinger, S. (2002). Comparison of Green Leaf Eucalypt Spectra using Spectral Decomposition. Australian Journal of Botany. 50: 567 – 576.
Coops, N.C., Stone, C., Culvenor, D.S., Chisholm, L., Merton, R. (2002). Predicting Chlorophyll Content in Eucalypt Vegetation at the Leaf and Canopy Level using High Spectral Resolution Imagery. Tree Physiology. 23:23–31 Tree Physiology. 23:23–31
Coops, N.C. (2002). Remote sensing at the Warra long term ecological research (LTER) site. TasForests 13, 1: 141-154.
Coops, N.C. (2002). Eucalypt Forest Structure and Synthetic Aperture Radar Backscatter: A Theoretical Analysis. Tree Structure and Function. 16 (1): 28 – 46
Coops, N.C. Catling, P.C. (2002). Prediction of the spatial distribution and relative abundance of ground-dwelling mammals using remote sensing imagery and simulation models. Landscape Ecology. 17: 173-188.
Waring, R.H., Coops, N.C., Ohmann, J., Sarr, D. (2002). Predicting Woody Plant Richness from Seasonal Ratios of Photosynthesis. Ecology. 83:2964-2970
Stone, C., Kile, G., Old, K., Coops, N.C. (2001). Forest Health Monitoring in Australia, National and Regional Commitments and Operational Realities. Ecosystem Health. 7(1) 48-58
Stone, C., Chisolm, L., Coops, N.C. (2001). Spectral Reflectance Characteristics of Eucalypt Foliage Damaged by Insects. Australian Journal of Botany 49: 687-698.
Tickle, P.K., Coops, N.C., and Hafner, S.D. (2001). (2001). Comparison of a forest process model (3PG-SPATIAL) with growth and yield models to predict growth at Bago state forest, NSW. Australian Forestry. 64(2) 111-222.
Tickle, P.K., Coops, N.C., and Hafner, S.D. (2001). Assessing forest productivity at local scales across a native eucalypt forest using a process model, 3PG-SPATIAL. Forest Ecology and Management. 152: 1-3, 275-291.
Coops, N.C. Catling, P.C. (2001). Prediction of Historical Forest Habitat Pattern using Gamma Distributions and Simple Boolean Logic from High Spatial Resolution Remote Sensing. Computers and Geoscience 27: 795-805.
Catling, P.C., Coops, N.C., Burt, R.J. (2001). The distribution and abundance of ground-dwelling mammals in relation to time since wildfire and vegetation structure in southeastern Australia. Wildlife Research. 28: 555-564
Coops, N.C., Loughhead, A., Ryan, P.J. and Hutton, R. (2001). Development of daily spatial heat unit mapping from monthly climatic surfaces for the Australian Continent. International Journal of GIS. 15(4): 345-361.
Coops, N.C. and Waring, R.H. (2001). Assessing forest growth across Southwestern Oregon under a range of current and future global change scenarios using a process model, 3-PG. Global Change Biology. 7: 15-29.
Coops, N.C. and R. H. Waring. (2001). The use of multi-scale remote sensing imagery to derive regional estimates of forest growth capacity using 3-PGS. Remote Sensing of Environment 75: 324-334.
Coops, N.C. and R. H. Waring. (2001). Estimating Maximum Potential Site Productivity and Site Water Stress of the Eastern Siskiyous using 3-PGS. Canadian Journal of Forest Research. 31: 143-154. Canadian Journal of Forest Research. 31: 143-154.
Coops, N.C., Waring, R.H., Landsberg, J.J. (2001). Estimation of potential forest productivity across the Oregon transect using satellite data and monthly weather records. International journal of Remote Sensing. 22:18 3797-3812.
Coops, N.C., Waring, R.H., Brown, S., and Running, S. (2001). Predictions of Net Primary Production and Seasonal Patterns in Water Use with Forest Growth Models using Daily and Monthly Time-steps in southwestern Oregon. Ecological Modelling. 142, (1-2) 61 – 81.
Landsberg, J.J., Waring, R.H., Coops, N.C. (2001). Performance of the forest productivity model 3-PG applied to a wide range of forest types. Model structure, calibration and sensitivity analysis. Forest Ecology and Management. 172: 199-214.
Landsberg, J, J., Waring, R.H., Coops, N.C. (2001). The 3-PG Forest Model: Matters Arising from Evaluation against Plantation Data from Different Countries. In Jean-Michel Carnus, Roderick Dewar, Denis Loustau and Margarida Tomé (eds.)Models for the Sustainable Management of Temperate Plantation Forests Proceedings of the International Workshop. Bordeaux, France. 7–9 September 2000
Coops, N.C., Catling, P.C. (2000). Estimating Forest Habitat Complexity in relation to Time since Fire using Binomial Distributions. Austral Ecology 25, 344-351.
Coops, N.C. (2000). Comparison of topographic and physiographic properties measured on the ground with those derived from digital elevation models. Northwest Science. 74:2 116-130
Coops, N.C., Culvenor, D (2000). Utilizing local variance of simulated high-spatial resolution imagery to predict spatial pattern of forest stands. Remote Sensing of Environment. 71(3): 248-260.
White, J.D., Coops, N.C., and Scott, N.A. (2000). Predicting broad-scale forest and scrub biomass for New Zealand: Investigating the application of a physiological based model. Ecological Modeling 131(2-3): 175 – 190
Stone, C. Coops, N.C. and Culvenor, D. (1999). Conceptual development of a Eucalypt Canopy Condition Index using high resolution spatial and spectral remote sensing imagery. Journal of Sustainable Forestry. 11(4) 23-45
Coops, N.C (1999). Linking multi-resolution satellite-derived estimates of canopy photosynthetic capacity and meteorological data to assess forest productivity in a Pinus radiata (D. Don) stand. Photogrammetric Engineering and Remote Sensing. 65, 10: 1149-1156.
Catling, P.C, Coops, N.C. (1999). Prediction of the distribution and abundance of small mammals on the eucalypt forests of south-eastern Australian from airborne videography Wildlife Research 26: 641 – 650
Coops, N.C., Bi, H., Barnett, P., Ryan, P. (1999). Prediction of Mean and Current Volume Increments of a Eucalypt Forest using Historical Landsat MSS Data. Journal of Sustainable Forestry . 9: 149-168.
Landsberg, J.J., and Coops, N.C. (1999). Modelling forest productivity across large areas and long periods. Natural Resource Modelling. 12:1-28.
Coops, N.C., Delahaye, A., Pook, E (1998). Estimation of eucalypt forest leaf area on the south coast of New South Wales using Landsat MSS data. Australian Journal of Botany. 45. Pp. 757-769.
Coops, N.C., Culvenor, D., Preston, R and Catling. P.C. (1998). Procedures for predicting habitat and structural attributes in eucalypt forests using high spatial resolution remotely sensed imagery. Australian Forestry. 61:4 pp. 244-252.
Coops, N.C., Waring, R.H., Landsberg, J.J. (1998). Assessing forest productivity in Australia and New Zealand using a physiologically-based model driven with averaged monthly weather data and satellite derived estimates of canopy photosynthetic capacity. Forest Ecology and Management. 104: 113-127.
Coops, N.C., Ryan, P., Bishop, A.W. (1998). Investigating CASI Responses to Soil Properties and Disturbance across an Australian Eucalypt Forest. Canadian Journal of Remote Sensing. 24(2): 153-168
Coops, N.C., Catling, P.C. (1997). Predicting the Complexity of Habitat in Forests from Airborne Videography for Wildlife Management. Int. J. Remote Sensing. 18:12 pp. 2677-2686.
Coops, N.C., Catling, P.C. (1996). Utilising airborne multispectral videography to predict forest structure in eucalypt forests for wildlife management. Wildlife Research. 24: 691-703.
Coops, N.C., Walker, P.A. (1996). The use of the Gower Metric statistic to compare temporal profiles from AVHRR data: A forestry and an agriculture application. International Journal of Remote Sensing. 17, 17:3531-3537.