Invited Talks

DeVries, B. The transformative role of open Earth observation data and cloud computing technologies in the hydrologic sciences. Invited plenary talk, AWRA Spring Specialty Conference: GIS and Water Resources X, 22-25 April 2018, Orlando, FL, USA.

DeVries B. Time series algorithms for land cover change monitoring. Invited guest lecturer, Workshop: “Expanding Access to Data-intensive Remote Sensing Algorithms through Collaboration with the Socio-Environmental Science Research Community”, National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center (SESYNC), 29 March, 2018, Annapolis, MD, USA.

DeVries, B. Leveraging multi-source satellite data to monitor surface water dynamics at high spatial and temporal resolution. Invited talk, 2017 Silk Road Innovation Forum on Surveying, Remote Sensing and Geographical Information Sciences (IFSRG), 18-21 December 2017, Xi’an, China. Conference website

DeVries, B. Mapping Wetland Inundation Dynamics Using Multi-source Satellite Data. Invited seminar, Molecules to Macrosystems: EPA Research Webinar Series on Aquatic Ecosystem Connectivity and Function, 28 November 2017, Washington, D.C., USA.

DeVries, B. Mapping Wetland Inundation Dynamics Using Multi-Source Satellite Data. Invited webinar, Wetland Mapping Consortium, Association of State Wetland Managers. 19 July, 2017, webinar. Slides

DeVries, B., Verbesselt, J., Reiche, J., Pratihast, A.K. and Herold, M. Tracking and characterizing human impacts in tropical forests: Can Landsat go it alone? Invited talk, JpGU-AGU Joint Meeting, 20-25 May 2017, Chiba, Japan. Abstract

DeVries, B. Tropical forest monitoring using Landsat time series and community-based data. Invited talk, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, informal lunch talk. 12 May 2016, Greenbelt, MD, USA. Slides

Conference Presentations

DeVries, B., Huang, C-Q., Huang, W., Lang, M.W., Jones, J.W., Creed, I.F. and Carroll, M.L. Identifying synergies and trade-offs between optical and radar satellite data in monitoring wetland inundation dynamics. AWRA Spring Specialty Conference: GIS and Water Resources X, 22-25 April 2018, Orlando, FL, USA.

DeVries, B., Huang, C-Q., Armston, J. and Huang, W. Robust Flood Monitoring Using Sentinel-1 SAR Time Series. Poster Presentation, AGU Fall Meeting, 11-15 December 2017, New Orleans, LA, USA. Abstract

DeVries, B., Huang, W., Huang, C-Q., Jones, J.W., Lang, M.W., Creed, I.F. and Carroll, M.L. Towards an integrated strategy for monitoring wetland inundation with virtual constellations of optical and radar satellites. AGU Fall Meeting, 11-15 December 2017, New Orleans, LA, USA. Abstract

DeVries, B., Huang, C-Q., Huang, W., Lang, M.W., Jones, J.W., Creed, I.F. and Carroll, M.L. When the well runs dry: Monitoring surface water dynamics in drylands using virtual constellations of Earth Observation satellites. Drylands, Deserts and Desertification: Combating Desertification and Dryland Management-Theory and Practice, 6-9 November 2017, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel.

DeVries, B., Huang, W., Huang, C-Q., Lang, M.W., Jones, J.W., Creed, I.F. and Carroll, M. Monitoring wetland inundation dynamics from space using a fully automated multi-sensor mapping approach. JpGU-AGU Joint Meeting, 20-25 May 2017, Chiba, Japan. Abstract

DeVries, B., Huang, C-Q., Huang, W., Jones, J.W., Lang M.W. and Creed, I. Automated quantification of surface water fraction using Landsat and Sentinel-2 data. AGU Fall Meeting, 12-16 December 2016, San Francisco, CA, USA. Abstract

DeVries, B., Verbesselt, J., Kooistra, L. and Herold, M. 2014. Detecting tropical deforestation and degradation using Landsat time series. In International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium, 13-18 July 2014, Québec, QC, Canada.

DeVries, B., Verbesselt, J., Kooistra, L. and Herold, M. 2013. Detecting tropical deforestation and forest degradation at high temporal resolution in support of REDD+ MRV. In Proceedings ESA Living Planet Symposium, 9-13 September 2013, Edinburgh, Scotland.

DeVries, B., Pratihast, A.K., Verbesselt, J., Kooistra, L., de Bruin, S. and Herold, M. 2013. Near real-time tropical forest disturbance monitoring using Landsat time series and local expert monitoring data. In MultiTemp 2013: 7th International Workshop on the Analysis of Multi-temporal Remote Sensing Images, 25-27 June 2013, Banff, AB, Canada.

DeVries, B., Avitabile, V., Kooistra, L. and Herold M. Monitoring the Impact of REDD+ Implementation in the UNESCO Kafa Biosphere Reserve, Ethiopia. Sensing a Changing World Symposium, May 2012, Wageningen, The Netherlands.

Other contributions

Huang, W., DeVries, B., Huang, C-Q., Jones, J.W., Lang, M.W. and Creed, I.F. 2017. Automated extraction of inland surface water extent from Sentinel-1 data. Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS), 2017 IEEE International, 23-28 July, 2017, Fort Worth, TX, USA.

Verbesselt, J., DeVries, B., Reiche, J., Dutrieux, L.P., Hamunyela, E. and Herold, M. Detecting, monitoring and charactering ecosystem change using multiple satellite sensor image time series. European Space Agency Living Planet Symposium, 9-13 May, 2016, Prague, Czech Republic.

Decuyper, M., DeVries, B., Verbesselt, J., Joseph, S., Martius, C. and Herold, M. A robust method for monitoring net forest disturbances in two South American sites with different data density. 8th International Workshop on the Analysis of Multitemporal Remote Sensing Images, 22-24 July 2015, Annecy, France.

Pratihast, A.K., DeVries, B., Kooistra, L. de Bruin, S. and Herold, M. Interactive Forest Monitoring Systems: A Case Study of Kafa, Ethiopia. European Space Agency Living Planet Symposium, 9-13 May, 2014, Edinburgh, UK.

Dutrieux, L., Verbesselt, J., Kooistra, L., DeVries, B., and Herold, M. Combining medium and high-resolution data in a multi-scale approach to detect breaks in satellite image time-series. European Space Agency Living Planet Symposium, 9-13 May, 2014, Edinburgh, UK.

Avitabile, V., Herold, M., Lewis, S.L., Phillips, O.L., Aguilar-Amuchastegui, N., Asner, G.P., Brienen, R.J.W., DeVries, B., Gazolla Gatti, R., Feldpausch, T.R., Girardin, C., de Jong, B., Kearsley, E., Klop, E., Lin, X., Lindsell, J., Lopez-Gonzalez, G., Lucas, R., Malhi, Y., Morel, A., Mitchard, E., Pandey, D., Piao, S., Ryan, C., Sales, M., Santoro, M., Vaglio Laurin, G., Valentini, R., Verbeek, H., Wijaya, A. and Willcock, S. Comparative analysis and fusion for improved global biomass mapping. International Conference Global Vegetation Monitoring and Modeling (GV2M), 3-7 February, 2014, Avignon, France.