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Terrestrial Ecosystem Science & Technology

Presentations

2022

  • Serbin SP. Seeing Physiological Condition with Remote Sensing. United States Forest Service, Forest Health Remote Sensing Technical Working Group meeting, March 8-9th, 2022.

2021

  • Serbin SP. Harnessing multiscale data to inform ecological forecasting. Boston University Biogeosciences Seminar Series, November 1st, 2021.
  • Rogers A. Plants & climate change: improving understanding and model representation of photosynthesis in climate models. Brookhaven Lecture. November 2021.
  • Yang D. Integrating field observations and multi-scale remote sensing to understand tall shrub distribution and environmental limits in Arctic tundra. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting.
  • Davidson KJ. The impact of seasonal phenology on photosynthetic water use efficiency: an evaluation of patterns and drivers in temporate deciduous forests. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting.
  • Ely KS. Matching metadata: a reporting format for lea-level gas exchange data that enhances interoperability. Inspire Session 18985: Interoperable ecological data - putting the I into FAIR data. Ecological Society of America. August.
  • Serbin SP. Retrieval of surface properties with imaging spectroscopy and future applications of NASA's surface Biology and Geology Mission. Session: How NASA's surface biology and geology mission will support the next generation of global ecosystem and biodiversity science. Ecological Society of America. August.
  • Rogers A. Improving representation of photosynthesis in Earth system models. Molecular Plant Sciences Seminar Series. Michigan State University.

2020

  • Davidson K. Response maniulation vs diurnal observation: a direct comparison of two methods for quantifying stomatal behavior in tropical forests. American Geophysical Union. Fall Meeting (poster)
  • Lamour J. The effect of vertical gradients in photosynthetic parameters on predictions of gross primary productivity of a tropical forest in terrestrial biosphere models. American Geophysical Union. Fall Meeting (talk)
  • Rogers A. Triose phosphate limitation of photosynthesis: an unnecessary complexity in terrestrial biosphere models. American Geophysical Union. Fall Meeting (poster)
  • Serbin SP. Evaluation of sensor characteristics on the retrieval of vegetation surface reflectance in high-latitude ecosystems. American Geophysical Union. Fall Meeting (poster)
  • Li Q. Improved represenatation of stomatal conductance in the Functionally Assembled Terrestrial Ecosystem (FATES) model. American Geophysical Union. Fall Meeting (poster)
  • Ely KS. Making leaf physiology FAIR: a new standard for leaf-level gas exchange data and metadata. American Geophysical Union. Fall Meeting (talk)
  • Serbin SP. NGEE Arctic and NASA ABoVE collaboration activities. NASA ABoVE annual meeting (talk)
  • Ely KS. ESS-DIVE data and metadata standards: leaf level gas exchange v2.1 ESS-DIVE webinar (talk)
  • Rogers A. Should triose phosphate utilization limitation be removed from terrestrial biosphere model representation of photosynthesis? NGEE Tropics All Hands Monthly Meeting (talk).
  • Ely KS. ESS-DIVE data and metadata standards: leaf level gas exchange v21. ESS Cyberinfrastructure meeting (talk)
  • Rogers A. From the Arctic to the tropics, improving representation of photosynthesis in Earth system models. Environmental & Climate Sciences Departmental Seminar Series. Brookhaven National Laboratory. Upton, NY, USA.

2019

  • Yang D. From plot to pixel: scaling up vegetation spectral and biophysical properties using ecotypes in western Alaska. American Geophysical Union. Fall Meeting. San Francisco, CA (talk)
  • Rogers A. Multi-hypthesis representation of leaf level photosynthesis reveals the sources of variation in terrestrial biosphere model representation of CO2 assimilation. American Geophysical Union. Fall Meeting. San Francisco, CA (invited talk)
  • Serbin SP. Evaluating model uncertainties in dailt to season carbon, water and energy cycling across a lattitudinal transect using a combination of esemble analysis and benchmarking. American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting. San Francisco, CA (Poster)
  • Ely KS, Davidson KJ, Rogers A. Towards an alder PFT: characterizing photosynthetic parameters. NGEE Arctic All Hands Meeting, San Francisco, CA (lightening talk and poster)
  • Rogers A Improving the representation of photosynthesis in Earth system models. Gordon Research Conference. CO2 Assimilation in Plants from Genome to Biome. Newry, MA, USA (invited talk).
  • Burnett AC. Enabling remote sensing of drought stress in crop plants. Summer Undergraduate Laboratory Internship Seminar. Brookhaven National Laboratory.
  • Serbin, SP, Yang, D, Meng, R, McMahon, Ely, K, Hantson, W, Hayes, D, Rogers, A, Wullschleger, S. Leaf to Landscape Scale Remote Sensing of Arctic Vegetation Structure and Function. The Fifth ABoVE Science Team Meeting, Scripps Seaside Forum, CA, May 20-23, 2019 (poster). [abstract] [pdf]
  • Serbin, SP and the NGEE-Arctic Team. Enhancing collaborations between NGEE-Arctic and NASA ABoVE. The Fifth ABoVE Science Team Meeting, Scripps Seaside Forum, CA, May 20-23, 2019 (invited talk). [link]
  • Burnett AC, Serbin P, Davidson KJ, Ely K, Rogers A. Enabling remote sensing of drought stress in crops. Society for Experimental Biology Annual Main Meeting, Seville, Spain, 2019 (talk)
  • Burnett AC, Serbin P, Davidson KJ, Ely K, Rogers A. Enabling remote sensing of drought stress in crops. Gordon Research Conference CO2 Assimilation in Plants from Genome to Biome, Maine, USA, 2019 (poster)
  • Serbin, SP, Walker, A, Wu, J, Ely, K, Wolfe, B, Rogers, A. Evaluating Leaf Photosynthesis and Stomatal Conductance Models against Diurnal and Seasonal Data from Two Contrasting Panamanian Tropical Forests. 2019 Environmental System Science (ESS) PI Meeting, Potomac, MD, April 30 – May 1, 2019 (poster). [pdf]
  • Serbin, SP, Yang, D, Meng, R, McMahon, A, Breen, A, Ely, K, Hantson, W, Hayes, D, Rogers, A, Wullschleger, S. Leaf to Landscape Scale Remote Sensing of Arctic Vegetation Structure and Function. US-IALE Annual Meeting, Fort Collins, CO, April 7th-11th, 2019 (invited talk). [pdf]

2018

  • Serbin, SP, McMahon, A, Meng, R, Yang, D, Lieberman-Cribbin, W, Ely, K, Hantson, W, Hayes, DJ, Rogers, A, Wullschleger, S. B32B-03: Leaf to Landscape Scale Remote Sensing of Arctic Vegetation Structure and Function. American Geophysical Union (AGU) 2018 Annual Meeting. Washington, DC (Talk)
  • Meng, R, Dennison, PE, Zhao, FR, Shendryk, I, Hanavan, RP, Cook, B, Rickert, A, Serbin, S. B24B-03: Study the Spectral and Structural Signatures of Canopy Defoliation by Herbivorous Insects at the Individual Tree Level using Bi-temporal Airborne Imaging Spectroscopy and LiDAR Measurements. American Geophysical Union (AGU) 2018 Annual Meeting. Washington, DC (Talk)
  • Wu, J, Kobayashi, H, Stark, S, Wolfe, B, Ely, K, Meng, R, Nelson, BW, Huete, AR, Saleska, SR, Rogers, A, Serbin, SP. B13I-2263: Vegetation spectroscopy of tropical forests: scaling from leaves to landscapes. American Geophysical Union (AGU) 2018 Annual Meeting. Washington, DC (Poster)
  • Rogers A. From the Arctic to the tropics, improving representation of photosynthesis in Earth system models. Western University, London, ON, Canada
  • Serbin SP. Leaves, drones, planes, and satellites: multi-scale remote sensing of plant structure, function, and response to a changing environment. University of Conneticut, USA
  • Wu, J. et al. Vegetation spectroscopy of tropical forests: scaling from leaves to landscapes. Ecological Society of America (ESA) Annual Meeting. New Orleans, Louisiana (invited talk) [abstract]
  • Serbin, SP et al. Characterizing plant responses to a changing environment, disturbance, and stress using near-surface to airborne reflectance spectroscopy. Ecological Society of America (ESA) Annual Meeting. New Orleans, Louisiana (invited talk). [abstract]
  • Burnett AC, O'Connor E, Serbin SP, Rogers A. Enabling remote sensing of drought stress in crop plants. American Society of Plant Biologist and International Society of Photosynthesis Research. Montreal, Canada. (poster)
  • Rogers A. Plants and Climate Change. Community BBQ and Science Presentations. Utqiagvik, AK (talk)
  • Rogers A, Serbin SP, Walker AP. Representation of photosynthesis in terrestrial biosphere models. Department of Energy, Environmental Systems Science Principal Investigator Meeting, Potomac, MD, USA (poster)
  • Serbin SP, Meng R, McmAhon A, Liberman-Cribbon, Ely, Rogers A, Wulschleger SD. Remote sensing of the spatial and temporal patterns of Arctic plant traits and ecosystem function. Department of Energy, Environmental Systems Science Principal Investigator Meeting, Potomac, MD, USA (poster)
  • Serbin SP. Remote sensing of the spatial and temporal patterns of Arctic plant traits and ecosystem function. Department of Energy, Environmental Systems Science Principal Investigator Meeting, Potomac, MD, USA (talk)
  • Wu J, Rogers A, Albert L, Ely K, Prohaska N, Wolfe B, Cosme R, Saleska S Serbin S. A convergent spectroscopy-based approach for Vc,max across leaf age andf growth environments.Department of Energy, Environmental Systems Science Principal Investigator Meeting, Potomac, MD, USA (poster)
  • Serbin SP. et al Next Generation Ecosystem Experiment in the Arctic (NGEE-Arctic). NASA ABoVE Science Team Meeting. Seattle, WA, USA [invited talk]
  • Serbin SP, Meng R, McMahon A, Rogers A. Characterizing Arctic plat traits with near-surface and unmanned aerial system (UAS) remote sensing. NASA ABoVE Science Team Meeting. Seattle, WA, USA (poster) [abstract] [poster]

2017

  • Rogers A. Low apparent quantum yield in Arctic planrs suggests that terrestrial biosphere models will over estimatecarbon assimilation at high lattitudes. American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting, New Orleans, LA, USA (talk)
  • Serbin SP. Evaluation of multiple mechanistic hypotheses of leaf photosynthesis and stomatal conductance against diurnal and seasonal data from two contrasting Panamanian tropical forests. American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting, New Orleans, LA, USA (talk)
  • Meng R, Wu J, Zhao F, Cook B, Hanavan R, Serbin SP. Examining fire-induced changes in forest ecosystems using remote sensing techniques: a case study in a mixed pine-oak forest. American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting, New Orleans, LA, USA (talk)
  • Wu J. Revisiting drought impact on tropocal forest photosynthesis: a novel multi-scale integrated approach reveals new insights. American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting, New Orleans, LA, USA (talk)
  • Wu J, Vegetation spectroscopy enables improved understanding of carbon and water dynamics in the tropics. Department of Energy, Biological & Environmental Research NGEE Tropics Program Managers (online talk)
  • Wu J, Understanding fundamental controls on tropical evergreen forest photosynthesis: integrating observations, theories, and process-based models" Tupper Seminar, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Panama City, Panama (Invited Talk)
  • Wu J, Albert LP, Prohaska N, Ely K, Wolfe BT, Saleska SR, Rogers A, Serbin SP, A convergent spectroscopy-based approach for Vcmax across leaf age and growth environments. Ecological Society of America annual meeting, Portland, OR, USA (Invited Talk)
  • Rogers A, The Representation of Photosynthesis in Terrestrial Biosphere Models. Chemistry Department, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, NY, USA (Invited Talk)
  • Rogers A, Serbin SP, Ely KS, Wullschleger SD. Low temperature photosynthesis - light response curves from the high Arctic. Department of Energy, Environmental Systems Science Principal Investigator Meeting, Potomac, MD, USA (Poster)
  • Serbin SP, Ely KS, Lieberman-Cribbin W, Rogers A, Wullschleger SD. Capturing plant trait variation in the Arctic with remote sensing. Department of Energy, Environmental Systems Science Principal Investigator Meeting, Potomac, MD, USA (Poster)
  • Wu J, Serbin SP, Xu X,Albert L, Ely KS, Wolfe B, Wright J, McDowell N, Saleska S, Rogers A. Advancing the mechanistic understanding and model representation of photosynthesis and transpiration processes of tropical evergreen forests. Department of Energy, Environmental Systems Science Principal Investigator Meeting, Potomac, MD, USA (Poster)
  • Rogers A. The Representation of Photosynthesis in Terrestrial Biosphere Models. University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, USA (Invited Talk)
  • Rogers A. The Representation of Photosynthesis in Earth System Models. National Center for Atmospheric Research, Climate & Global Dynamics Seminar Series, Boulder, CO, USA (Invited Talk)
  • Rogers A. From the Arctic to the Tropics: what studying plants can tell us about our future climate. Huntington Jewish Center. Huntington, NY, USA (Invited Lecture)
  • Rogers A. Reducing uncertainty in climate change projections through improved understanding of plant physiology. Office of Educational Programs Winter STEM program. Brookhaven National Laboratory. January 12th. (Invited Lecture).
  • Rogers A. A roadmap for improving the representation of photosynthesis in Earth system models. Next Generation Ecosystem Experiments - tropics Monthly Science Talk (Invited, on line talk).

2016

  • Serbin S. Measuring Plants from miles above. New York University School of Journalism. Brookhaven National Laboratory, NY, USA (Invited lecture).
  • Rogers A. Zero power warming to enable understanding of the temperature response and acclimation of key plant traits. Next Generation Ecosystem Experiments - Arctic Monthly Science Talk (Invited, on line talk).
  • Rogers A. Advancing model representation of tropical forest photosynthesis to improve projection of forest dynamics in a changing climate. Asian School of the Environment. Nangyang Technical University. Singapore (Invited Talk).
  • Ricker, A., Meng, R., Serbin, S. What factors contribute to the spatial pattern of gypsy moth-caused defoliation? A case study in Brookhaven National Laboratory forest. DOE SULI Presentations, Brookhaven National Laboratory, August 2016 (Talk)
  • Serbin, S.P. et al. Linking Plant Traits to Remote Sensing through Spectroscopy. USFS/DOE Puerto Rico Airborne Campaign Workshop. International Institute of Tropical Forestry, Puerto Rico. July 6th, 2016 (Invited Talk).
  • Serbin, S.P., Dietze, M.C., and the PEcAn Team. PEcAn: A community tool to enable synthesis, evaluation forecasting. Second International Land Model Benchmarking (ILAMB) Workshop. Washington D.C., May 16-18, 2016. http://www.ilamb.org/meetings/washington2016/ (Invited Talk).
  • Serbin, S.P. and the PEcAn Team. Data Assimilation. PEcAn 2 Terrestrial Model Informatics Workshop, Boston University, May 9-11, 2016. http://pecanproject.github.io/pecan_workshop.html (Invited Talk).
  • Serbin S.P. Invited Working Group Chair-Combining remote sensing with in situ experiments to reduce uncertainty in terrestrial climate feedbacks. INTERFACE - Frontiers in terrestrial climate feedbacks: Integrating models and experiments to explore climate feebacks in an increasily managed and warming world. www.bio.purdue.edu/INTERFACE/. February 2016. (Invited Talk).

2015

  • Rogers A. et al. Improving representation of photosynthesis in Earth System Models. American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA (Talk)
  • Rogers A. et al. Improving representation of Arctic photosynthesis in Earth System Models. American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA (Invited Talk)
  • Rogers A. Improving the representation of Arctic photosynthesis in Earth system models. University of Essex, UK. June 15, 2015 (Invited Talk).
  • Serbin, S., Shiklomanov, A., Viskari, T., Desai, A., Townsend, P., Dietze, M. Reducing the uncertainty in the projection of the terrestrial carbon cycle by fusing models with remote sensing data. American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA (Invited Talk).
  • Serbin, S., Singh, A., Couture, J., Shiklomanov, A., Rogers, A., Desai, A., Kruger, E., Townsend, P. Linking vegetation structure, function and physiology through spectroscopic remote sensing. American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA (Talk).
  • Dietze, M., Cowdery, B, Rollinson, C., Kelly, R., Andrews, T., Matthes, J., Pourmokhtarian, A., Viskari, T., Serbin, S., Shiklomanov, A., Raiho, A., Fusing data and models to forecast disturbance impacts on ecosystems: past, present, and future, American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA (Invited Talk).
  • Dietze, M., Cowdery, B, Desai, A., Gardella, A., Kelly, R., Kooper, R., LeBauer, D., Mantooth, J., McHenry, K., Serbin, S., Shiklomanov, A., Simkins, J., Viskari, T., Raiho, A. Chasing the long tail of environmental data: PEcAn is nuts about Brown Dog. American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA (Talk).
  • Desai, A., Dubois, S., Singh, A., Serbin, S., Goulden, M., Baldocchi, D., Oechel, W., Kruger, E., Townsend, P., Detection of Extreme Climate Event Impacts to Terrestrial Productivity From Airborne Hyperspectral Imagery American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA (Talk).
  • Wullschleger, S., Euskirchen, E., Iversen, C., Rogers, A., Serbin, S. Future of Plant Functional Types in Terrestrial Biosphere Models. American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA (Invited Talk).
  • Townsend, P., Kruger, E., Singh, A., Jablonski, A., Kochaver, S., Serbin, S. HyspIRI Measurements of Agricultural Systems in California: 2013-2015 American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA (Talk).
  • Townsend, P., Couture, J. ,Kruger, E., Serbin, S., Singh, A. Mapping Variation in Vegetation Functioning with Imaging Spectroscopy. American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA (Invited Talk).
  • Serbin S.P. et al. Plant traits and imaging spectroscopy. Keck Institude for Space Studies (KISS) "Exploring New Multi-Instrument Approaches to Observing Terrestrial Ecosystems and the Carbon Cycle from Space" Workshop, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA. October 5-9, 2015 (Invited Talk).
  • Serbin, S.P. Reducing the uncertainty in the projection of the terrestrial carbon cycle using remote sensing and computational approaches. Ecology and Evolution Department Seminar Series.  Stony Brook University.  March 11, 2015. (Invited Talk).