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Remote Sensing of Vegetation

Remote Sensing of Vegetation
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Recent Publications


  • 2010-2013
    Grant 8290, Estonian Science Foundation
    Integration of remote sensing, forest growth and reflectance models with existing databases into continous inventory systems of hemi-boreal forests. (M. Lang)

  • 2009-2012
    Grant 7725, Estonian Science Foundation
    Angular distribution of forest reflectance.

  • 2008-2009
    Grant JD-107, Estonian Science Foundation
    Modelling radiative transfer in vegetation: Enhancement and validation of the adding method.

  • 2006-2009
    Grant 6815, Estonian Science Foundation
    Monitoring the productivity of Estonian forests by means of satellite remote sensing.

  • 2006-2009
    Grant 6814, Estonian Science Foundation
    Development of the remote sensing methods according to the specific conditions of Estonian optically multicomponental waters.

  • 2006-2009
    Grant 6812, Estonian Science Foundation
    Applicability of hyperspectral and multiangular remotely sensed data for estimating forest structure.

  • 2006
    Grant 6845, Estonian Science Foundation
    Rates and patterns of forest cover change from mid-1980s till 2005 in the Eastern Baltic region, evaluated with multitemporal Landsat imagery.

  • 2005
    Ministry of Environment
    National programme of environmental monitoring, subprogramme
    "2nd workshop about remote sensing in Estonia".

  • 2005
    Ministry of Environment
    National programme of environmental monitoring, subprogramme
    "Remote sensing of coastal and inland waters".

  • 2005-2008
    Grant 6100, Estonian Science Foundation
    Scattering and absorption of radiation energy in natural and cultivated vegetation canopies.

  • Grant ERG 004401, FP 6 EC Marie Curie Reintegration Grant
    Satellite based remote sensing of aquatic environment in Estonia by the example of lake Peipsi.

  • 2001-2004
    Grant 4699, Estonian Science Foundation
    Radiation regime, architecture and biomass production of the energy forest (willow and gray alder) in Estonia.

  • 2001-2004
    Grant 4696, Estonian Science Foundation
    The analysis of time series of satellite images to estimate vegetation change.

  • 2001-2003
    Grant 4698, Estonian Science Foundation
    Mapping afforestation of abandoned agricultural land in Estonia and its neighbouring countries with remote sensing data.

  • 2001-2002
    The Fifth European Community Framework Programme
    Crop Reflectance Operational Models for Agriculture. (CROMA).
    Work Package 1300: Modelling of non-homogeneous canopies.

  • 2000-2002
    RESE Phase 2, MISTRA Fund, Sweden
    Remote Sensing for the Environment (RESE).
    Subproject 2.4. Canopy reflectance modeling.

  • 2000
    Grant 4142, Estonian Science Foundation
    A forest map of Estonia from satellite Landsat Thematic Mapper scanner data and forest cover changes within the last ten years as measured from multitemporal satellite scenes.

  • 2000
    Project 8.4 of scientific research, Estonian Environmental Ministry
    Monitoring of forests with remote sensing.

  • 1999-2000
    The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences
    Development of a forest reflectance model-based interface between satellite images and forestry databases.

  • 1998-1999
    Grant ENVIR.LG 970373, NATO
    Estimation of changes in ecological state of forests from multitemporal satellite images.

  • 1998-1999
    Grant 3239, Estonian Science Foundation
    Changes in agricultural land use in Estonia in the 1990s, measured from satellite scenes.

  • 1997-2000
    Grant 2668, Estonian Science Foundation
    Structure, radiation regime, nitrogen turnover, productivity \ and economic efficiency of energy forests in Estonian \ pedo-climatological conditions (in cooperation with Swedish \ University of Agricultural Sciences.

  • 1997-2000
    Grant 2626, Estonian Science Foundation
    Determination of vegetation parameters by optical remote sensing methods.

  • 1997-1999
    RESE Phase 1, MISTRA Fund, Sweden
    Remote Sensing for the Environment (RESE).
    Subproject 6.5. Forets reflectance modelling and measurement.

  • 1997
    Grant E97-1.10-10, Open Estonian Foundation
    Atlas of satellite scenes "Estonia From Space".

  • 1995-1997
    Grant 1744, Estonian Science Foundation
    Establishment of permanent plots in South-Estonian forests and conduction of the first set of measurements in order to explain the long-term dynamics of forest communities with reflectance measured from repetitive satellite scenes.

  • 1995-1996
    EC grant ERBCIPD-CT94112
    Long term effects to C02 and climate change on European Forests (LTEEF).

  • 1994-1997
    The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences
    Estimation of leaf area index of Estonian and Swedish forests from satellite images and ground-based radiometric measurements.

  • 1994-1996
    ERBCIPD-CT9340049, CEC
    Supplementary Agreement to Contract ERBEV5VCT920210, MOST, Mediterranean oak forests: Basis for appropriate protection strategy.

  • 1994-1995
    LCY 000, Joint Fund of International Science Foundation and Estonian Government
    Causes and mechanisms of reflectance changes attributed to vegetation dynamics.

  • 1994-1995
    Grants LGG000 and LGG100, International Science Foundation
    Solar radiation regime and the photosynthetic productivity of the willow energy forest in climatological conditions in Estonia.

  • 1994-1995
    Grant 829, Estonian Science Foundation
    Determination of needle mass of Estonian forests by remote sensing and ground-based methods.

  • 1993-1996
    Grant 251, Estonian Science Foundation
    Ecophysiological and biogeophysical processes of energy forests as bases for biomass production and wastewater purification (in cooperation with Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences.

  • 1993-1996
    Grant 174, Estonian Science Foundation
    The use of satellite imagery for the estimation of stand inventory parameters and in creating a system for monitoring of Estonian forests.

  • 1993-1995
    Grant 173, Estonian Science Foundation
    Seasonal and successional reflectance factor dynamics of forest communities, a permanent plot study.