Publications

Anderson, S.J.; Neurnberger, S.; Yamamoto, K.H.; and Sutton, P.C. 2013. Evaluating the Compliance of Sea Turtle Light Ordinances in Florida Using Remote Sensing, in press for Geography Compass.

Yamamoto, K.H.; Anderson, S.J ; and Sutton, P.C. 2013. Measuring the Effects of Morphological Changes to Sea Turtle Nesting Beaches over Time with LiDAR Data. in review for Annals of GIS

Finn, M.P. and Yamamoto, K.H. 2013. A Customizable, Optimal Tile Cache Scheme. Paper in work for submission to the journal Cartographica.

Yamamoto, K.H.; Powell, R.L., Sutton, P.C.; and Anderson, S.J. 2012. Using LiDAR to Quantify Topographic and Bathymetric Details for Sea Turtle Nesting Beaches in Florida. Remote Sensing of Environment 125: 125-133.

Finn, M.P.; Steinwand, D.R; Trent, J.R.; Buehler,R.A.; Mattli, D.; and Yamamoto, K.H. 2012. A Program for Handling Map Projections of Small Scale Geospatial Raster Data. Cartographic Perspectives, Number 71, pages 53 – 67.

Finn, M.P.; Krizanich, G.W.; Evans, K.R.; Cox, M.R.; and Yamamoto, K.H. 2012. Visualizing Impact Structures Using High-Resolution LiDAR Derived DEMs: A Case Study of Two Structures in Missouri. Surveying and Land Information Science, Vol. 72, No. 2, pp. 87 - 97.

Finn, M.P.; Liu, Y.; Mattli, D.M.; Behzad,B.; Yamamoto, K.H., Qingfeng,G.; Shook, E.; Padmanabhan, A.; and Stramel, M. 2012. High-Performance Small-Scale Raster Map Projection Transformation Using a System to Share Computing Resources and Data. Paper in work for a chapter in CyberGIS: Fostering a New Wave of Geospatial Discovery and Innovation, Shaowen Wang and Michael F. Goodchild, editors. Springer-Verlag.

Finn, M.P., Reed, M.D, and Yamamoto, K.H. 2012. A Straight Forward Guide for Processing Radiance and Reflectance for EO-1 ALI, Landsat 5 TM, Landsat 7 ETM+, and ASTER. Unpublished Report from USGS/Center of Excellence for Geospatial Information Science, 8 p.

Yamamoto, K.H. and Finn, M.P. 2012. Approximating Tasseled Cap Values to Evaluate Brightness, Greenness, and Wetness for the Advanced Land Imager (ALI). U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2012-5057, 18 p.

Yamamoto, K.H.; Anderson, S.J.; Powell, R.L.; Sullivan, D.; Sutton, P.C. 2011. Identifying Similar Biophysical Characteristics among Nesting Beaches of Green Turtles of Turkey Using Remote Sensing Techniques. International Journal of Remote Sensing Applications. 1(4): 22-29.

Turkozan, O.; Yamamoto, K.; Yilmaz, C. 2011. Nest site preference and density dependent hatching success in green (Chelonia mydas) and loggerhead (Caretta caretta) sea turtle nests. Chelonian Conservation and Biology. December 2011, Vol. 10, No. 2, pp. 270-275.

Finn, M.P.; Lewis, M.; Bosch, D.B.; Giraldo, M.; Yamamoto, K.; Sullivan, D.; and Kincaid, R. 2011. Remote Sensing of Soil Moisture Using Airborne Hyperspectral Data. GIScience & Remote Sensing, 48:(4)522-540

Presentations and Service

• GIS in the Rockies, Denver, CO, 2013, Presenter, Measuring changes to sea turtle nesting beaches and their effects on nesting success using LiDAR data

• Association of American Geographers, AAG, Annual Meeting, New York City, NY, Presenter, “Using LiDAR to Illustrate Differences between Sea Turtle Nesting Areas, paper in Topics in Physical Geography”

• Association of American Geographers, AAG, Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA 2011, Co-organizer/chair/presenter in Remote Sensing/GIS/Cartography of Human Environment Interactions, paper entitled “Using LiDAR Data to Characterize Sea Turtle Nesting Beaches in Florida”

• Association of American Geographers, AAG, Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, 2010, presenter in Shedding Light on Human-Environment Interactions session, paper entitled “Regulating Nighttime Lights and Their Effects on Sea Turtles”

• Association of American Geographers, AAG, Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, Nevada, 2009, presenter in RSSG/GISSSG/CSG Student Illustrated Paper Competition, paper entitled “Comparing Nest Success of Green Turtles, Chelonia mydas, of Akyatan Beach, Turkey”

• Tunisia, Summer 2008, poster “Using GIS in green turtle, Chelonia mydas, nests” for 3rd Mediterranean Conference on Marine Turtles

• UC Berkeley, Berkeley, California, Summer 2008, invited speaker to Geolunch seminar, seminar entitled “Hard and fuzzy remote sensing classification of Green Turtle nesting beaches in Turkey”

• Association of American Geographers, AAG, Annual Meeting, Boston, Massachusetts, 2008, presenter in Emerging Topics in Biogeography session, paper entitled “Comparing Nest Success of Green Turtles, Chelonia mydas, of Akyatan Beach, Turkey”

Peer reviewer: ISPRS Annals of Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and the Spatial Information Sciences (2012); PE&RS Special Issue on Natural Disasters (2013), PE&RS (2013)

Judge: ESRI Award for Best Scientific Paper in GIS (2012), and Geoeye Award for the Application of High-Resolution Digital Satellite Imagery (2012)