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A Megafire Research Community

This is a research directory for facilitating interdisciplinary research using these unique data sets by providing contact and expertise information from interested participants. Email: E. Natasha Stavros with your name, phone number, email, and discipline(s)/expertise, and available data or tools you would like to advertise. Please include in the subject line: ‘WildfireJPL Collaboration POC'.


NamePhoneEmailDiscipline(s)/ExpertiseData/Processing Tools
James A. LutzJames.lutz@usu.eduForest demography, fire ecologyYosemite Forest Dynamic Plot
Bob McGaughy206 543-4713bmcgaughey@fs.fed.usdigital terrain modeling, visual simulation of forest characteristics at stand- and landscape-scales, determination of individual tree and stand characteristics using LIDAR data, processing methodologies for large-area LIDAR acquisitions, and using LIDAR and IFSAR to characterize vegetation characteristics over large areasdeveloper of the Stand Visualization System (SVS), EnVision (landscape visualization), and FUSION (LIDAR data analysis and visualization) software systems
Jeff Myers650 604-3598Jeffrey.s.myers@nasa.govMASTER Instrument LeadL1b Software Suite
E. Natasha Stavros818-354-5452natasha.stavros@jpl.nasa.govLandscape and fire ecology, remote sensing, carbon cycleProcess MASTER data products
Jens Stevensjstevens@ucdavis.eduForest ecology, botany, fire ecology and behavior, effects of salvage logging
Zachary Taneztane@fs.fed.usHyperspectral image interpretation, Sierra Nevada forest/fire ecology, fire modelingProcess AVIRIS data products
Sander Veraverbeke949-824-9022Sander.veraverbeke@uci.eduLandscape and fire ecology, remote sensing, carbon cycleMapping MODIS fire progression and FRP, fire severity, and field data