Publications' List

BIO_SOS publications: 2016

Journals and Books
  • Cristina Tarantino, Maria Adamo, Richard Lucas, Palma Blonda (2016), Detection of changes in semi-natural grasslands by cross correlation analysis with WorldView-2 images and new Landsat 8 data, Remote Sensing of Environment Volume 175, 15 March 2016, Pages 65–72, DOI: 10.1016/j.rse.2015.12.031

 

BIO_SOS publications: 2015

Journals and Books
  • Stefan Lang, Christina Corbane, Palma Blonda, Kyle Pipkins, and Michael Förster (2015). Multiscale Habitat Mapping and Monitoring Using Satellite Data and Advanced Image Analysis Techniques. In Land Resources Monitoring, Modeling, and Mapping with Remote Sensing. October 2, 2015 by CRC Press. Reference - 849 Pages - 319 Color ISBN 9781482217957 - CAT# K22130

  • Paola Mairota, Barbara Cafarelli, Raphael K. Didham, Francesco P. Lovergine, Richard M. Lucas, Harini Nagendra, Duccio Rocchini, Cristina Tarantino "Challenges and opportunities in harnessing satellite remote-sensing for biodiversity monitoring", Ecological Informatics, Volume 30, November 2015, Pages 207-214, DOI: 10.1016/j.ecoinf.2015.08.006

  • Deborah Lacitignola, Fasma Diele, Carmela Marangi, "Dynamical scenarios from a two-patch predator–prey system with human control – Implications for the conservation of the wolf in the Alta Murgia National Park", Ecological Modelling, Volume 316, 24 November 2015, Pages 28–40, DOI: 10.1016/j.ecolmodel.2015.07.027

 

BIO_SOS publications: 2014

Journals and Books
  • Paola Mairota, Barbara Cafarelli, Rocco Labadessa, Francesco P. Lovergine, Cristina Tarantino, Harini Nagendra, Raphael K. Didham, “Very high resolution Earth Observation features for testing the direct and indirect effects of landscape structure on local habitat quality”, International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation, Volume 34, February 2015, Pages 96-102 - DOI: 10.1016/j.jag.2014.07.003

  • Lang Stefan, Mairota Paola, Pernkopf Lena, Emilio Padoa Schioppa, “Earth observation for habitat mapping and biodiversity monitoring”, International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation, DOI: 10.1016/j.jag.2014.10.007

  • Harini Nagendra, Paola Mairota, Carmela Marangi, Richard Lucas, Panayotis Dimopoulos, João Pradinho Honrado, Madhura Niphadkar, Caspar A. Mücher, Valeria Tomaselli, Maria Panitsa, Cristina Tarantino, Ioannis Manakos, Palma Blonda “Satellite Earth observation data to identify anthropogenic pressures in selected protected areas”, International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation, Volume 37, May 2015, Pages 124–132, DOI: 10.1016/j.jag.2014.10.010

  • Ana Sofia Vaz, Bruno Marcos, João Gonçalves, António Monteiro, Paulo Alves, Emilio Civantos, Richard Lucas, Paola Mairota, Javier Garcia-Robles, Joaquim Alonso, Palma Blonda, Angela Lomba, João Pradinho Honrado “Can we predict habitat quality from space? A multi-indicator assessment based on an automated knowledge-driven system”, International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation, Volume 37, May 2015, Pages 106–113 - DOI: 10.1016/j.jag.2014.10.014

  • Richard Lucas, Palma Blonda, Peter Bunting, Gwawr Jones, Jordi Inglada, Marcela Arias, Vasiliki Kosmidou, Zisis I. Petrou, Ioannis Manakos, Maria Adamo, Rebecca Charnock, Cristina Tarantino, Caspar A. Mücher, Rob H.G. Jongman, Henk Kramer, Damien Arvor, Joāo Pradinho Honrado, Paola Mairota “The Earth Observation Data for Habitat Monitoring (EODHaM) system”, International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation, Volume 37, May 2015, Pages 17–28 - DOI: 10.1016/j.jag.2014.10.011

  • Paola Mairota, Barbara Cafarelli, Rocco Labadessa, Francesco Lovergine, Cristina Tarantino, Richard M. Lucas, Harini Nagendra, Raphael K. Didham “Very high resolution Earth observation features for monitoring plant and animal community structure across multiple spatial scales in protected areas”, International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation, Volume 37, May 2015, Pages 100–105 - DOI: 10.1016/j.jag.2014.09.015

  • Gentile Francesco Ficetola, Maria Adamo, Anna Bonardi, Vito De Pasquale, Cristiano Liuzzi, Francesco Lovergine, Francesco Marcone, Fabio Mastropasqua, Cristina Tarantino, Palma Blonda, Emilio Padoa-Schioppa “Importance of landscape features and Earth observation derived habitat maps for modelling amphibian distribution in the Alta Murgia National Park”, International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation, Volume 37, May 2015, Pages 152–159, DOI: 10.1016/j.jag.2014.10.003

  • C.A. Mücher, L. Roupioz, H. Kramer, M.M.B. Bogers, R.H.G. Jongman, R.M. Lucas, V.E. Kosmidou, Z. Petrou, I. Manakos, E. Padoa-Schioppa, M. Adamo, P. Blonda “Synergy of airborne LiDAR and Worldview-2 satellite imagery for land cover and habitat mapping: A BIO_SOS-EODHaM case study for the Netherlands”, International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation, Volume 37, May 2015, Pages 48–55, DOI: 10.1016/j.jag.2014.09.001

  • Zisis I. Petrou, Vasiliki Kosmidou, Ioannis Manakos, Tania Stathaki, Maria Adamo, Cristina Tarantino, Valeria Tomaselli, Palma Blonda, Maria Petrou, "A rule-based classification methodology to handle uncertainty in habitat mapping employing evidential reasoning and fuzzy logic", Pattern Recognition Letters (2014), pp. 24-33. DOI: 10.1016/j.patrec.2013.11.002. Final version published online: 26 Aug-2014

  • M. Adamo, C. Tarantino, V. Tomaselli, V. Kosmidou, Z. Petrou, I. Manakos, R.M. Lucas, C.A. Mucher, G. Veronico, C. Marangi, V. De Pasquale and P. Blonda, “Expert knowledge for translating land cover/use maps to General Habitat Categories (GHCs)" accepted for publication by Landscape Ecology. DOI: 10.1007/s10980-014-0028-9.

  • Isabel Pôças, João Gonçalves, Bruno Marcos, Joaquim Alonso, Pedro Castro & João P. Honrado (2014): Evaluating the fitness for use of spatial data sets to promote quality in ecological assessment and monitoring, International Journal of Geographical Information Science, DOI: 10.1080/13658816.2014.924627

Conferences
  • Z. Petrou, T. Stathaki, I. Manakos, M. Adamo, C. Tarantino, P. Blonda, “Land cover to habitat map conversion using remote sensing data: a supervised learning approach ”, accepted by IGARSS 2014, will be held in Quebec, Canada, 15th -18th July 2014.

  • Z. Petrou, T. Stathaki, I. Manakos, M. Adamo, C. Tarantino, P. Blonda, "LAND COVER TO HABITAT MAP CONVERSION USING REMOTE SENSING DATA: A SUPERVISED LEARNING APPROACH"

Submitted

    V. Tomaselli, G. Veronico, M. Adamo, S. Sciandrello, P. Dimopoulos, C. Tarantino, P. Medagli, P. Blonda, “Expert knowledge background for LCCS to Annex I classes translation: an application to two Mediterranean coastal wetlands”, to be submitted to JAG International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation, Special Issue on earth observation,January 2014.

Scientific Dissemination Activities

The following poster is been presented at the COST - A scientific roadmap for projections of global change impacts on forests
27-28 August 2014 | Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina.

 

The following posters are been presented at the GEO-X Plenary & Geneva Ministerial Summit, 15-17 January 2014, Geneva, Switzerland.

 

BIO_SOS publications: 2013

Journals and Books

Conferences
  • M. Rossi, D. Torri and E. Santi. Bias in topographic thresholds for gully heads. Oral presentation, 6th International Symposium on Gully Erosion in a Changing World (6th ISGE), 6-12 May 2013, Iasi, Romania.

  • D. Torri, J. Poesen, O. Terranova, P. Iaquinta, M. Rossi. Reviewing and modelling topographic thresholds for gully heads. Oral presentation, 6th International Symposium on Gully Erosion in a Changing World (6th ISGE), 6-12 May 2013, Iasi, Romania.

  • Kosmidou, V, Petrou, Z.I., Adamo, M., Manakos, I., Mcher, C.A., Lucas, R., Tarantino, C., Jongman, R.H.G., Bogers, M.M.B., Tomaselli, V., Bunce, R.G.H., Blonda, P., 2013. Harmonizing the Land Cover Classification System (LCCS) and the General Habitat Categories (GHC) taxonomies. Earth Observation for biodiversity surveillance: technology for policy implementation, IALE, 9-12 September, Manchester, UK.

  • Adamo, M., Tarantino, C., Kosmidou, V., Petrou, Z., Manakos, I., Lucas, R.M., Tomaselli, V., Mucher, C.A., Blonda, P., 2013. Land cover to habitat map translation: Disambiguation rules based on Earth Observation data, in: IEEE Int. Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symp., IEEE, Melbourne. Accepted for publication.

  • Adamo, M., Tarantino, C., Kosmidou, V., Petrou, Z.I., Manakos, I., Tomaselli, V., Lucas, R., Muncher, C.A., Blonda, P., 2013. Disambiguation rules based on Earth Observation data for Land Cover to habitat map translation: a case study. GI_Forum conference, 2-5 July 2013, Salzburg, Austria.

  • Labadessa R., Campochiaro M. B., Antolino G., Forte L., Mairota P. 2013. Orthoptera life forms as indicators of grassland quality. 10th European Dry Grassland Meeting. Zamosc (PL), 26-31/05/2013

  • Labadessa R., Antolino G., Campochiaro M. B., Forte L., Mairota P. 2013. Functional groups as helpful tools for grassland conservation. Annual Meeting of International Association for Vegetation Science. Tartu (EE), 26-31/06/2013

  • Labadessa R., Antolino G., Campochiaro M. B., Forte L., Mairota P. 2013. Testing functional groups for the monitoring of biodiversity and habitat quality. European Congress of International Association for Landscape Ecology. Manchester (UK), 9-12/09/2013

  • Mairota P., Labadessa R., Lovergine F., Tarantino C., Cafarelli, B., 2013. Testing very high resolution Earth Observation features as predictors of biodiversity surrogates at multiple scales for habitat quality change detection. European Congress of International Association for Landscape Ecology. Manchester (UK), 9-12/09/2013

  • Z.I. Petrou, I. Manakos, T. Stathaki, C. Tarantino, M. Adamo and P.Blonda, "A vegetation height classification approach based on texture analysis of a single VHR image," 35th International Symposium on Remote Sensing of Environment, 22-26 April 2013, Beijing, China.

  • P. Blonda, P. Dimopoulos, R.H.G. Jongman, C.A. Mücher, H. Nagendra, D. Iasillo, A. Arnaud, P. Mairota, J.P. Honrado, E. Padoa-Schioppa, R. Lucas, L. Durieux, S. Bollanos, L. Candela, J. Inglada, I. Manakos, "BIO_SOS´ EODHaM System towards an operational Habitat Monitoring Service,"Geospatial World Forum, 13–16 May 2013, Rotterdam, Netherlands.

  • P. Blonda, P. Dimopoulos, R.H.G. Jongman, C.A. Mücher, H. Nagendra, D. Iasillo, A. Arnaud, P.Mairota, J.P. Honrado, E. Padoa-Schioppa, R. Lucas, L. Durieux, S. Bollanos, L. Candela, J. Inglada, I. Manakos, "From Space To Species: The BIO_SOS European Initiative for Habitat Monitoring," 1st International Conference on Remote Sensing and Geoinformation of Environment, 8–10 April 2013, Paphos, Cyprus.

  • D. Arvor, M.-A. Laporte, V. Kosmidou, S. Andres, I. Mougenot, L. Durieux, "Ontology mapping for linking Land Cover Classification System to General Habitat Categories," submitted to the IALE, 9-12 September 2013, Manchester, UK.

  • H. Nagendra, P. Mairota, C. Marangi, D. Torri, R. Lucas, P. Dimopoulos, J.P. Honrado, M. Niphadkar, S. Mucher, V. Tomaselli, I. Manakos, P. Blonda, "Remote sensing usage and limitations for threat analysis in protected areas: inferring anthropic pressure from habitat and land cover impacts," submitted to the IALE, 9-12 September 2013, Manchester, UK.

  • R. Lucas, P. Bunting, G. Jones, V. Kosmidou, J. Inglada, P. Blonda, M. Adamo, C. Tarantino, S. Mucher, "A new approach to the land cover and habitat classification in support of biodiversity monitoring," submitted to the IALE, 9-12 September 2013, Manchester, UK.

  • S. Mücher, R. Lucas, P. Blonda, H. Kramer, L. Roupioz, R. Jongman, V. Kosmidou, M. Wolters, E. Padoa-Schioppa, M. Bogers, R. Haveman, H. Nagendra, V. Tomaselli, P. Adamo, "LiDAR data enhances the BIOSOS biodiversity monitoring approach," submitted to the IALE, 9-12 September 2013, Manchester, UK.

  • P. Blonda, P. Dimopoulos, I. Manakos, R. Jongman, C. Mücher, H. Nagendra, D. Iasillo, A. Arnaud, P. Mairota, J. Hornado, R. Lucas, P. Bunting, L. Durieux, S. Bollanos, L. Candela, J. Inglada, "Habitat Monitoring in Natura 2000 sites: the BIO_SOS European Initiative , E. Padoa-Schioppa Italian Society of Ecology – Annual Congress, 16-18 September 2013, Ancona, Italy.

Submitted or in revision phase

  • D. Torri, J. Poesen. A review of topographic threshold conditions for gully head development in different environments. Earth Science Review. 2013

  • G.F. Ficetola, A. Bonardi, P. Mairota, V. Leronni, E. Padoa-Schioppa. Predicting wild boar damages to croplands in a mosaic of agricultural and natural areas. Submitted to Current Zoology.  2013

  • G.F. Ficetola, A. Bonardi, N. Gilissen, C.A. Mucher, E. Padoa-Schioppa Many predictors in species distribution models at the landscape scale? Land use versus LiDAR derived canopy height. Submitted to International Journal of Geographic Information Science.  2013

  • M. Niphadkar, G.F. Ficetola, A. Bonardi, H. Nagendra, E. Padoa-Schioppa. Logistic regression modeling of the invasive species Lantana camara in Biligiri Rangaswamy Temple Tiger Reserve, India. Submitted to Tropical Ecology.  2013

  • H. Nagendra, P. Mairota, C. Marangi, D. Torri, R. Lucas, P. Dimopoulos, J.P. Honrado, M. Niphadkar, C.A. Mucher, V. Tomaselli, M. Panitsa, I. Manakos, P.Blonda. A framework to apply remote sensing for threat analysis in protected areas. Submitted to Ecological Applications. 2013

Scientific Dissemination Activities

The following posters were presented at the GI forum in Salzburg, Austria MS.MONINA / BIOSOS workshop on “Ecosystem and Biodiversity Monitoring – best practice in Europe and globally” (EO4Hab).

The following poster has been presented at the 4th Advanced Training Course in Land Remote Sensing, ESA, 1-5 July 2013, Athens, Greece.

BIO_SOS publications: 2012

Journals and Books
Conferences
  • Boccaccio, L., Labadessa, R., Leronni, V., & Mairota, P. (2012) Landscape changes in the Natura 468 2000 "Murgia Alta" site and dry grassland fragmentation. Proceedings of the IX National 469 Biodiversity Congress. Bari Italy 3:351-357, ISBN 2-85352-499-x (Abstract in English).

  • F. Diele, C. Marangi, Spatially explicit and implicit models for cyclic metapopulation dynamics, Poster presented at 7th Workshop SDS2012 (Structural Dynamical Systems): Computational Aspects, Monopoli, Italy, June 12-15, 2012

  • F. Diele, C. Marangi, and S. Ragni, Implicit - symplectic partitioned (IMSP) Runge-Kutta schemes for predator-prey dynamics, AIP Conf. Proc. Vol. 1479, pp. 1177-1180, Doi 10.1063/1.4756360
    F. Diele, C. Marangi, and S. Ragni, Exponential Runge-Kutta integrators for modelling Predator-Prey interactions, AIP Conf. Proc., Vol 1479, pp. 1177-1180, Doi 10.1063/1.4756361

  • Z.I. Petrou, C. Tarantino, M. Adamo, P. Blonda, and M. Petrou, "Estimation of Vegetation Height through Satellite Image Texture Analysis,"International Archives of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences, Volume XXXIX-B8, XXII ISPRS Congress, 25 August – 01 September 2012, Melbourne, Australia, pp. 321-326.

Submitted or in revision phase
  • F. Diele, C. Marangi, and S. Ragni, The effect of corridor size reduction on cyclic metapopulation dynamics in spatially explicit models, submitted to Bulletin of Mathematical Biology.  2012

BIO_SOS publications: 2011

Journals and Books
  • Harini Nagendra, Richard Lucas, João P Honrado, Rob H Jongman, Paola Mairota, Cristina Tarantino, Maria Adamo, Remote Sensing for Protected Area Assessment: Monitoring Habitat Area, Condition, Biodiversity and Threat. Ecological Indicators (http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ecolind.2012.09.014).  2011

  • Palma Blonda on behalf of BIO_SOS Consortium, BIO_SOS Project The Parliament magazine.  2011

Conferences

  • Z.I. Petrou and M. Petrou, "A review of Remote Sensing methods for Biodiversity assessment and Bioindicator extraction," in Proc. of the 2nd Int. Conf. on Space Technology. Athens: IEEE, 15-17 Sep. 2011, ISBN: 978-1-4577-1872-4.   2011

 
 
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