skip to primary navigation skip to content
 

Publications - Polar Landscape & Remote Sensing

Publications - Polar Landscape & Remote Sensing

Recent publications on this area of research are listed here.

You can also browse listings of all recent publications by members of the Institute and within each person's biography page.

Books

  • Rees, W.G., 2012. Physical Principles of Remote Sensing, 3rd edition, Cambridge University Press.
  • Rees, W.G., 2012. Physical Principles of Remote Sensing, Cambridge University Press. 470pp.

Physical Principles of Remote Sensing

Journal articles

2017

  • Rees, W.G., Brown, J.A., Fretwell, P.T. and Trathan, P.N., 2017. What colour is penguin guano?. Antarctic Science, v. 29, p.417-425. doi:10.1017/S0954102017000190.
  • Twongyirwe, R., Bithell, M., Richards, K.S. and Rees, W.G., 2017. Do livelihood typologies influence local perceptions of forest cover change? Evidence from a tropical forested and non-forested rural landscape in western Uganda. Journal of Rural Studies, v. 50, p.12-29. doi:10.1016/j.jrurstud.2016.12.009.

2016

  • Marshall, G.J., Vignols, R.M. and Rees, W.G., 2016. Climate change in the Kola Peninsula, Arctic Russia, during the last 50 years from meteorological observations. Journal of Climate, v. 29, p.6823-6840. doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-16-0179.1.
  • Pope, A., Willis, I.C., Pálsson, F., Arnold, N.S., Rees, W.G., Björnsson, H. and Grey, L., 2016. Elevation change, mass balance, dynamics and surging of Langjökull, Iceland from 1997 to 2007. Journal of Glaciology, v. 62, p.497-511. doi:10.1017/jog.2016.55.
  • Pope, E.L., Willis, I.C., Pope, A., Miles, E.S., Arnold, N.S. and Rees, W.G., 2016. Contrasting snow and ice albedos derived from MODIS, Landsat ETM+ and airborne data from Langjökull, Iceland. Remote Sensing of Environment, v. 175, p.183-195. doi:10.1016/j.rse.2015.12.051.

2015

  • Kasimov, N.S., Golubeva, E.I., Lurie, I.K., Zimin, M.V., Samsonov, T.E., Tutubalina, O.V., Rees, W.G., Mikheeva, A.I. and Alyautdinov, A.R., 2015. Library of spectral characteristics of geographical objects within the structure of the Lomonosov Moscow State University Geoportal. Vestnik Moskovskogo Universiteta, Seriya 5: Geografiya, v. 2015-January, p.3-8.
  • Swirad, Z.M. and Rees, W.G., 2015. Geomorphometric analysis of a rocky coastline: an example from Hornsund, Svalbard. International Journal of Geographical Information Science, v. 29, p.1694-1717. doi:10.1080/13658816.2015.1061131.
  • Trofaier, A.M. and Rees, W.G., 2015. The suitability of using ASTER GDEM2 for terrain-based extraction of stream channel networks in a lowland Arctic permafrost catchment. Fennia, v. 193, p.66-82. doi:10.11143/46290.
  • Twongyirwe, R., Bithell, M., Richards, K.S. and Rees, W.G., 2015. Three decades of forest cover change in Uganda's Northern Albertine Rift Landscape. Land Use Policy, v. 49, p.236-251. doi:10.1016/j.landusepol.2015.07.013.

2014

  • Pope, A. and Rees, G., 2014. Using in situ spectra to explore landsat classification of glacier surfaces. International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation, v. 27, p.42-52. doi:10.1016/j.jag.2013.08.007.
  • Pope, A. and Rees, W.G., 2014. Impact of spatial, spectral, and radiometric properties of multispectral imagers on glacier surface classification. Remote Sensing of Environment, v. 141, p.1-13. doi:10.1016/j.rse.2013.08.028.
  • Pope, A., Rees, W.G., Fox, A.J. and Fleming, A., 2014. Open access data in polar and cryospheric remote sensing. Remote Sensing, v. 6, p.6183-6220. doi:10.3390/rs6076183.
  • Rees, G., Headland, R., Scambos, T. and Haran, T., 2014. Finding the Arctic pole of inaccessibility. Polar Record, v. 50, p.86-91. doi:10.1017/S003224741300051X.

2013

  • Hofgaard, A., Tømmervik, H., Rees, G. and Hanssen, F., 2013. Latitudinal forest advance in northernmost Norway since the early 20th century. Journal of Biogeography, v. 40, p.938-949. doi:10.1111/jbi.12053.
  • Pope, A. and Rees, G., 2013. Using in situ spectra to explore Landsat classification of glacier surfaces. ITC Journal.
  • Pope, A., Willis, I.C., Rees, W.G., Arnold, N.S. and Pálsson, F., 2013. Combining airborne lidar and Landsat ETM+ data with photoclinometry to produce a digital elevation model for Langjökull, Iceland. International Journal of Remote Sensing, v. 34, p.1005-1025.
  • Shepard, E.L.C., Wilson, R.P., Rees, W.G., Grundy, E., Lambertucci, S.A. and Vosper, S.B., 2013. Energy landscapes shape animal movement ecology. American Naturalist, v. 182, p.298-312. doi:10.1086/671257.
  • Trofaier, A.M., Bartsch, A., Rees, W.G. and Leibman, M.O., 2013. Assessment of spring floods and surface water extent over the Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous District. Environmental Research Letters, v. 8, doi:10.1088/1748-9326/8/4/045026.

2012

  • Bol'shakov, V.A., Kapitsa, A.P. and Rees, W.G., 2012. James Croll: A scientist ahead of his time. Polar Record, v. 48, p.201-205. doi:10.1017/S0032247411000301.
  • Hofgaard, A., Tømmervik, H., Rees, G. and Hanssen, F., 2012. Latitudinal forest advance in northernmost Norway since the early 20th century. Journal of Biogeography.
  • Rees, G., 2012. The 11th International Circumpolar Remote Sensing Symposium Introduction. POLAR REC, v. 48, p.1-1. doi:10.1017/S0032247411000659.
  • Rees, W.G., 2012. Automated spaceborne detection of degraded vegetation around Monchegorsk, Kola Peninsula, Russia. Polar Record, v. 48, p.107-112. doi:10.1017/S0032247411000337.
  • Rees, W.G., 2012. Assessment of ASTER global digital elevation model data for arctic research. Polar Record, v. 48, p.31-39. doi:10.1017/S0032247411000325.
  • Rees, W.G., 2012. Assessment of ASTER global digital elevation model data for Arctic research. POLAR REC, v. 48, p.31-39. doi:10.1017/S0032247411000325.
  • Rees, W.G., 2012. Automated spaceborne detection of degraded vegetation around Monchegorsk, Kola Peninsula, Russia. POLAR REC, v. 48, p.107-112. doi:10.1017/S0032247411000337.
  • Rees, W.G., 2012. Assessment of ASTER global digital elevation model data for Arctic research. Polar Record, v. 48, p.31-39.
  • Shipigina, E. and Rees, W.G., 2012. Analysis of human impact on boreal vegetation around Monchegorsk, Kola peninsula, using automated remote sensing technique. Polar Record, v. 48, p.94-106. doi:10.1017/S0032247411000556.
  • Shipigina, E. and Rees, W.G., 2012. Analysis of human impact on boreal vegetation around Monchegorsk, Kola peninsula, using automated remote sensing technique. POLAR REC, v. 48, p.94-106. doi:10.1017/S0032247411000556.