Dr. France Gerard

Selected Publications

Redhead, John; Cuevas-Gonzales, Maria; Smith, Geoffrey; Gerard, France; Pywell, Richard, 2012, Assessing the effectiveness of scrub management at the landscape scale using rapid field assessment and remote sensing. Journal of Environmental Management, 97, 102-108

Clerici, Nicola; Weissteiner, Christof J.; Gerard, France, 2012, Exploring the use of MODIS NDVI-based phenology indicators for classifying forest general habitat categories . Remote Sensing, 4, 1781-1803

Mitchard, E.T.A.; Saatchi, S.S.; Lewis, S.L.; Feldpausch, T.R.; Gerard, F.F.; Woodhouse, I.H.; Meir, P., 2011, Comment on ‘A first map of tropical Africa’s above-ground biomass derived from satellite imagery’. Environmental Research Letters, 6

Bradley, Andrew V.; Gerard, France F.; Barbier, Nicolas; Weedon, Graham P.; Anderson, Liana O.; Huntingford, Chris; Aragao, Luiz E.O.C.; Zelazowski, Przemyslaw; Arai, Egidio, 2011, Relationships between phenology, radiation and precipitation in the Amazon region. Global Change Biology, 17, 2245-2260

Gerard, F.; Petit, S.; Smith, G.; Thomson, A.; Brown, N.; Manchester, S.; Wadsworth, R.; Bugar, G.; Halada, L.; Bezak, P.; Boltiziar, M.; De badts, E.; Halabuk, A.; Mojse, M.; Petrovic, F.; Gregor, M.; Hazeu, G.; Mucher, C.A.; Wachowicz, M.; Huitu, H.; Tuominen, S.; Kohler, R.; Olschofsky, K.; Ziese, H.; Kolar, J.; Sustera, J.; Luque, S.; Pino, J.; Pons, X.; Roda, F.; Roscher, M.; Feranec, J., 2010, Land cover change in Europe between 1950 and 2000 determined employing aerial photography. Progress in Physical Geography, 34, 183-205

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Publications

van der Sande Masha T.; Poorter Lourens; Balvanera Patricia; Kooistra Lammert; Thonicke Kirsten; Boit Alice; Dutrieux Loıc P.; Equihua Julian; Gerard France; Herold Martin; Kolb Melanie; Simoes Margareth; Pena-Claros Marielos; , 2017, The integration of empirical, remote sensing and modelling approaches enhances insight in the role of biodiversity in climate change mitigation by tropical forests. Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability, 26-27, 69-76

Gerard France; Hooftman Danny; van Langevelde Frank; Veenendaal Elmar; White Steven M.; Lloyd Jon; , 2017, MODIS VCF should not be used to detect discontinuities in tree cover due to binning bias. A comment on Hanan et al. (2014) and Staver and Hansen (2015). Global Ecology and Biogeography

Mlambo Reason; Woodhouse Iain H.; Gerard France; Anderson Karen; , 2017, Structure from Motion (SfM) photogrammetry with drone data: a low cost method for monitoring greenhouse gas emissions from forests in developing countries. Forests, 8

Ningthoujam Ramesh K.; Balzter Heiko; Tansey Kevin; Morrison Keith; Johnson Sarah C.M.; Gerard France; George Charles; Malhi Yadvinder; Burbidge Geoff; Doody Sam; Veck Nick; Llewellyn Gary M.; Blythe Thomas; Rodriguez-Veiga Pedro; van Beijma Sybrand; Spies Bernard; Barnes Chloe; Padilla-Parellada Marc; Wheeler James E.M.; Louis Valentin; Potter Tom; Edwards-Smith Alexander; Polo Bermejo Jaime; , 2016, Airborne S-band SAR for forest biophysical retrieval in temperate mixed forests of the UK. , 8

Ningthoujam Ramesh K.; Tansey Kevin; Balzter Heiko; Morrison Keith; Johnson Sarah C.M.; Gerard France; George Charles; Burbidge Geoff; Doody Sam; Veck Nick; Llewellyn Gary M.; Blythe Thomas; , 2016, Mapping forest cover and forest cover change with airborne S-band radar. , 8

Wu Jin; Chavana-Bryant Cecilia; Prohaska Neill; Serbin Shawn P.; Guan Kaiyu; Albert Loren P.; Yang Xi; van Leeuwen Willem J.D.; Garnello Anthony John; Martins Giordane; Malhi Yadvinder; Gerard France; Oliviera Raimundo Cosme; Saleska Scott R.; , 2016, Convergence in relationships between leaf traits, spectra and age across diverse canopy environments and two contrasting tropical forests.

Chavana-Bryant Cecilia; Malhi Yadvinder; Wu Jin; Asner Gregory P.; Anastasiou Athanasios; Enquist Brian J.; Cosio Caravasi Eric G.; Doughty Christopher E.; Saleska Scott R.; Martin Roberta E.; Gerard France F.; , 2016, Leaf aging of Amazonian canopy trees as revealed by spectral and physiochemical measurements.

Punalekar Suvarna; Verhoef Anne; Tatarenko Irina V.; van der Tol Christiaan; Macdonald David M.J.; Marchant Benjamin; Gerard France; White Kevin; Gowing David; , 2016, Characterization of a highly biodiverse floodplain meadow using hyperspectral remote sensing within a plant functional trait framework. , 8

Veenendaal E.M.; Torello-Raventos M.; Feldpausch T.R.; Domingues T.F.; Gerard F.; Schrodt F.; Saiz G.; Quesada C.A.; Djagbletey G.; Ford A.; Kemp J.; Marimon B.S.; Marimon-Junior B.H.; Lenza E.; Ratter J.A.; Maracahipes L.; Sasaki D.; Sonke B.; Zapfack L.; Villarroel D.; Schwarz M.; Ishida F. Yoko; Gilpin M.; Nardoto G.B.; Affum-Baffoe K.; Arroyo L.; Bloomfield K.; Ceca G.; Compaore H.; Davies K.; Diallo A.; Fyllas N.M.; Gignoux J.; Hien F.; Johnson M.; Mougin E.; Hiernaux P.; Killeen T.; Metcalfe D.; Miranda H.S.; Steininger M.; Sykora K.; Bird M.I.; Grace J.; Lewis S.; Phillips O.L.; Lloyd J.; , 2015, Structural, physiognomic and above-ground biomass variation in savanna-forest transition zones on three continents - how different are co-occurring savanna and forest formations?. , 12, 2927-2951

Clerici, Nicola; Weissteiner, Christof J.; Gerard, France, 2012, Exploring the use of MODIS NDVI-based phenology indicators for classifying forest general habitat categories . Remote Sensing, 4, 1781-1803

Redhead, John; Cuevas-Gonzales, Maria; Smith, Geoffrey; Gerard, France; Pywell, Richard, 2012, Assessing the effectiveness of scrub management at the landscape scale using rapid field assessment and remote sensing. Journal of Environmental Management, 97, 102-108

Bradley, Andrew V.; Gerard, France F.; Barbier, Nicolas; Weedon, Graham P.; Anderson, Liana O.; Huntingford, Chris; Aragao, Luiz E.O.C.; Zelazowski, Przemyslaw; Arai, Egidio, 2011, Relationships between phenology, radiation and precipitation in the Amazon region. Global Change Biology, 17, 2245-2260

Mitchard, E.T.A.; Saatchi, S.S.; Lewis, S.L.; Feldpausch, T.R.; Gerard, F.F.; Woodhouse, I.H.; Meir, P., 2011, Comment on ‘A first map of tropical Africa’s above-ground biomass derived from satellite imagery’. Environmental Research Letters, 6

Tebbs E.; Gerard F.; Petrie A.; De Witte E.; , 2016. Emerging and potential future applications of satellite-based soil moisture products. In: Prashant K., (eds.) , Satellite soil moisture retrieval: techniques and applications. Elsevier, 379-400. .

Rowland, Clare S.; George, Charles T.; Gerard, France F., 2013. Phenological monitoring of a UK woodland: results from digital cameras, spectroradiometers and satellite data. In: Ouwehand, L., (eds.) , Proceedings of ESA Living Planet Symposium. ESA Communictions, . (ESA Special Publication).

Gerard France; Acreman Mike; Mountford Owen; Norton Lisa; Pywell Richard; Rowland Clare; Stratford Charlie; Tebbs Emma; , 2015, Earth Observation to produce indices of habitat condition and change .

Gerard, F.; Blank, L.; Bunce, R.G.H.; Carmel, Y.; Caudullo, G.; Clerici, N.; Deshayes, M.; Erikstad, L.; Estreguil, C.; Framstad, E.; Granholm, A.-H.; Halabuk, A.; Halada, L.; Harari-Kremer, R.; Hazeu, G.W.; Hennekens, S.M.; Holmgren, J.; Kikas, T.; Kuusemets, V.; Lang, M.; Levin, N.; Luck-Vogel, M.; Morton, D.; Mucher, C.A.; Nilsson, M.; Nordkvist, K.; Olsson, H.; Olsvig-Whittaker, L.; Raet, J.; Roberts, W.; Roerink, G.J.; Sepp, K.; Scholefield, P.; Vain, A.; Van Calster, H.; Weissteiner, C.J., 2012, Assessing the role of EO in biodiversity monitoring: options for integrating in-situ observations with EO within the context of.

Ferraccioli, Fausto; Gerard, France; Robinson, Carl; Jordan, Tom; Biszczuk, Magdalena; Ireland, Louise; Beasley, Mark; Vidamour, Andrew; Barker, Andrew; Arnold, Rodney; Dinn, Michael; Fox, Adrian; Howard, Andrew, LiDAR based Digital Terrain Model (DTM) data for South West England.

George, Charles; Gerard, France; Balzter, Heiko, Circumpolar boreal forest burnt area.

Marconcini M.; Fernàndez-Prieto D.; Reissell A.; Ellis M.; Blyth E.M.; Burrows J.P.; de Leeuw G.; Gerard F.F.; Houweling S.; Kaminski T.; Krol M.; Muller J-P.; North P.R.J.; Pinty B.; Plummer S.; Quegan S.; Reichstein M.; Remedios J.J.; Roberts G.J.; Shvidenko A.; Scipal K.; Sobrino J.A.; Teuling A.J.; van der Werf G.R.; , 2011, Earth observation for land-atmosphere interaction science. In: ESA-iLEAPS-EGU Earth Observation for Land-Atmosphere Interaction Science Conference, Frascati, Rome, 3-5 Nov 2010