Christopher Justice

Professor and Chairman
Department: 
Department of Geography
Institution: 
University of Maryland, College Park
Phone number: 
(301) 405-1600
Fax number: 
(301) 314-9299
Address: College Park MD United States

Projects

Role Time period Project
Program Manager 09/01/1999 to 01/01/2050 LCLUC
Principal Investigator 01/01/2011 to 01/01/2014 Sentinel-3 Science Products: A US Contribution

Meeting presentations

Type Meeting Date
NASA LCLUC Science Team Presentation Chiang Mai, Thailand
07/17/2017
GEOGLAM Activities
NASA LCLUC Science Team Presentation Rockville, MD
04/12/2017
LCLUC Meeting 2017: Objectives
NASA LCLUC Science Team Presentation North Bethesda, MD
04/18/2016
LCLUC 20th anniversary: Chris Justice
NASA LCLUC Science Team Presentation North Bethesda, MD
04/18/2016
Fire-Implementation Team (Fire-IT) Update and Future Steps
NASA LCLUC Science Team Presentation Yangon, Burma
01/12/2016
Meeting Objectives
NASA LCLUC Science Team Presentation Yangon, Burma
01/12/2016
GEOGLAM International Cooperation Activities
NASA LCLUC Science Team Presentation College Park, MD
04/22/2015
Potential higher level products for NASA Land Science
NASA LCLUC Science Team Presentation College Park, MD
04/22/2015
Objectives of the Meeting and Agenda
NASA LCLUC Science Team Presentation Sopron, Hungary
10/16/2014
Objectives of the Meeting
NASA LCLUC Science Team Presentation Sopron, Hungary
10/16/2014
GEOGLAM-Overview
Program Presentation Rockville, MD
04/23/2014
Report on the Joint Workshop of NASA LCLUC and the EARSeL SIG on Land Use and Land Cover
Program Presentation Rockville, MD
04/23/2014
LCLUC Science Team Meeting focus on Urban LCLUC
Program Presentation Tashkent, Uzbekistan
11/07/2013
The GEO Global Agricultural Monitoring Initiative (GEOGLAM)
Program Presentation Tashkent, Uzbekistan
11/07/2013
Objectives of the International Regional Science Meeting
Program Presentation Tashkent, Uzbekistan
11/07/2013
Notes from Agricultural Land Use & Water Resources Panel
Program Presentation Rockville, Maryland
04/02/2013
Objectives for the Meeting
Program Presentation Rockville, Maryland
04/02/2013
LCLUC and High-resolution data update.
Program Presentation Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India
01/10/2013
Land Cover and Land Use Change in South Asia: Background and Objectives of the Meeting
Program Presentation Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India
01/10/2013
GEO Agricultural and Land Use Change
Program Presentation Rockville, Maryland
04/03/2012
Objectives of the Spring Workshop
Program Presentation Hanoi, Vietnam
11/05/2011
Workshop findings
Program Presentation Hanoi, Vietnam
11/05/2011
Meeting Synthesis
Program Presentation Hanoi, Vietnam
11/05/2011
GEO Agricultural Monitoring Task and the G20 GEO?GLAM Initiative
Program Presentation Alexandria, Virginia
10/03/2011
Review of LCLUC Observations and Data and Land Use
NASA LCLUC Science Team Presentation Adelphi, Maryland
03/28/2011
Summary of LCLUC Program Achievements
Program Presentation Tartu, Estonia
08/25/2010
Panel Discussion of Regional Research Priorities
Program Presentation Tartu, Estonia
08/25/2010
Meeting Objectives
NASA LCLUC Science Team Presentation Almaty, Kazakhstan
09/15/2009
GOFC-GOLD Fire Activities
NASA LCLUC Science Team Presentation Almaty, Kazakhstan
09/15/2009
Developing a Global Agricultural Monitoring System of Systems
NASA LCLUC Science Team Presentation Bethesda North Marriott, Bethesda, MD
03/31/2009
Workshop deliberations PI comments/ suggestions and feedback to the program
NASA LCLUC Science Team Presentation Bethesda North Marriott, Bethesda, MD
03/31/2009
NPP VIIRS for land studies (Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite)
NASA LCLUC Science Team Presentation Bethesda North Marriott, Bethesda, MD
03/31/2009
Evolution and future direction for NASA LCLUC program
Program Presentation UMUC Inn and Conference Center, Adelphi, MD
04/28/2008
Thoughts for the LCLUC Program from the presentation and breakout sessions
Program Presentation Urumqi, Xinjiang, China
09/16/2007
The NASA LCLUC program and the drylands focus
Program Presentation UMUC Inn and Conference Center, Adelphi, MD
04/04/2007
Strategic Issues for LCLUC
Program Presentation UMUC Inn and Conference Center, Adelphi, MD
04/04/2007
Current Issues for NASA LCLUC
Program Presentation UMUC Inn and Conference Center
01/11/2005
Program Scientist Perspective
Program Presentation UMUC Inn and Conference Center
01/11/2005
MODIS and NPP: Status of the Land Discipline Groups
Program Presentation UMUC Inn and Conference Center
01/11/2005
GEOSS, IWGEO Overview
NASA LCLUC Science Team Presentation DoubleTree Hotel, Rockville, Maryland
09/20/2000
Process Model Advances
NASA LCLUC Science Team Presentation DoubleTree Hotel, Rockville, Maryland
09/20/2000
Observations – Obstacles (opportunities)
NASA LCLUC Science Team Presentation DoubleTree Hotel, Rockville, Maryland
09/20/2000
LCLUC Impacts
NASA LCLUC Science Team Presentation DoubleTree Hotel, Rockville, Maryland
09/20/2000
Global Observation of Forest Cover (GOFC): Fire Implementation
NASA LCLUC Science Team Presentation Airle House, Warrenton Virginia
05/18/1999
Wrap-Up
NASA LCLUC Science Team Presentation Airle House, Warrenton Virginia
05/18/1999
Packaging the Results from the LCLUC Program
NASA LCLUC Science Team Presentation Airle House, Warrenton Virginia
05/18/1999
3rd LCLUC Science Team Meeting, Airlie House, Warrenton, Va, May 18-21 1999

Other Papers and Presentations

Type Year Title
Publications 2015 Justice, C., Gutman, G., & Vadrevu, K. P. (2015). NASA Land Cover and Land Use Change (LCLUC): An interdisciplinary research program. Journal of environmental management, 148, 4-9.
Publications 2013 C Justice, MO Roman, I Csiszar, EF Vermote, RE Wolfe, SJ Hook, M Friedl, Z Wang, CB Schaaf, T Miura, M Tschudi, G Riggs, DK Hall, AI Lyapustin, S Devadiga, C Davidson, EJ Masuoka. "Land and cryosphere products from Suomi NPP VIIRS: Overview and status." J
Publications 2011 Justice C.O., Vermote E., Privette J., Sei A., The Evolution of U.S. Moderate Resolution Optical Land Remote Sensing from AVHRR to VIIRS. Ramachandran, B, Justice C.O., Abrams M.J. 2011. Land Remote Sensing and Global Environmental Change: NASA's Earth
Publications 2011 Justice, C.O., King, L., Gutman, G. 2011. NASA Land-Cover/Land-Use Change Program 15th Anniversary Science Team Meeting. The Earth Observer, Vol 23, 4, 36-39
Publications 2011 Justice C.O., Giglio L., Roy D., Boschetti L., Csiszar I., Davies D., Korontzi S., Schroeder W., O’Neal K. Global Fire Products from the MODIS instruments. Ramachandran, B, Justice C.O., Abrams M.J. 2011. Land Remote Sensing and Global Environmental Chan
Publications 2009 Justice C.O., Gutman G., Korontzi S.. 2009. NASA LCLUC Spring Science Team meeting Summary. The Earth Observer, Vol 21, 4, 30-33.
Publications 2009 Justice C.O. and Tucker C.J. III 2009. Coarse Resolution Optical Sensors. In T.A. Warner, M.D. Nellis, and G. M. Foody. (Eds.) Handbook of Remote Sensing. SAGE Publications Inc., London, UK. 139-150

Other Papers And Presentations (Second Author)

Type Year Title
Publications 2017 Lasko, K., Vadrevu, K., Tran, V., Ellicott, E., Nguyen, T., Bui, H. and Justice, C., 2017. Satellites may underestimate rice residue and associated burning emissions in Vietnam. Environmental Research Letters.
Publications 2014 Vadrevu K.P., Krankina O., Justice, C.O., Gutman, G. 2014: NASA LCLUC Science Team Meeting on Land Use and Water Resources in Central Asia-Meeting Summary, The Earth Observer, March - April 2014, Volume 26, Issue 2
Publications 2013 Hansen M.C., Potapov P.V., Moore R., Hancher M., Turubanova S.A., Tyukavina A., Thau D., Stehman S.V., Goetz S.J., Loveland T. R., Kommareddy A., Egorov A., Chini L., Justice C.O., Townshend J.R.G. (2013) High-Resolution Global Maps of 21st-Century Forest
Publications 2013 M. C. Hansen, P. V. Potapov, R. Moore, M. Hancher, S. A. Turubanova, A. Tyukavina, D. Thau, S. V. Stehman, S. J. Goetz, T. R. Loveland, A. Kommareddy, A. Egorov, L. Chini, C. O. Justice, and J. R. G. Townshend: High-Resolution Global Maps of 21st-Century Forest Cover Change. Science 15 November 2013: 342 (6160), 850-853. [DOI:10.1126/science.1244693]
Publications 2013 Nakalembe C.L., Justice, C.O., Gutman, G.: 2013: The NASA LCLUC Spring 2013 Science Team Meeting, The Earth Observer, July - August 2013, Volume 25, Issue 4
Publications 2013 KP Vadrevu, I Csiszar, E Ellicott, L Giglio, KVS Badarinath, EF Vermote, C Justice. "Hotspot analysis of vegetation fires and intensity in the Indian region." IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing. 6:224-238. 201
Publications 2012 Krishna Prasad Vadrevu, Csiszar, I, Ellicott, E., Giglio, L., Badarinath, K.V.S., Vermote, E., and Chris Justice. Hotspot Analysis of Vegetation Fires and Intensity in the Indian Region. 2012. IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations
Publications 2012 Krishna Prasad Vadrevu, Giglio, L. and Chris Justice. 2013. Satellite-based analysis of Fire-CO relationships from forest and agriculture residue burning (2003-2011). Atmospheric Environment. (10.1016/j.atmosenv.2012.09.055).
Publications 2012 Loboda, T.V., Giglio, L., Boschetti, L., Justice, C.O., 2012. Regional fire monitoring and characterization using global NASA MODIS fire products in dry lands of Central Asia. Frontiers of Earth Science, 6 (2): 196-205.
Publications 2012 Krishna Prasad Vadrevu., Ellicott, E.,Giglio, L., Badarinath, KVS, Vermote, E., Justice, C., and Lau, K.W. 2012.Vegetation Fires in the Himalayan Region - Aerosol Load, Black Carbon Emissions and Smoke Plume Heights. Atmospheric Environment. 47-241–251.
Publications 2012 Krishna Prasad Vadrevu, Ivan Csiszar, David Roy, Luigi Boschetti, Louis Giglio and Chris Justice. 2012. The GOFC-GOLD Fire Implementation Team Workshop-Satellite Remote Sensing of Fires: Current Progress and Future Prospects.The Earth Observer.24(2)31-35
Poster Presentation 2011 Satellite Image Automatic Matter TM (SIAM TM) - A first-stage prelimiary classifier for automatic two-stage Land Cover classification and Change detection
Publications 2011 Trigg S., Dempewolf J., Elgamri M., Justice C.O. and Gorsevski V. 2011 Fire and land use change heighten tensions between pastoral nomads and mechanized farmers in Kordofan and White Nile States, Sudan. Journal of Land Use Science. Vol 6, 1, 1-14
Publications 2011 Krishna Prasad Vadrevu., and Chris Justice. 2011.Vegetation Fires in the Asian Region – Satellite Observational Needs and Priorities. Invited article by the Ministry of Environment, Japan for special issue on "Biomass burning and its impacts on Earth's en
Poster Presentation 2011 LANCE - Fire Information for Resource Mangement
Publications 2010 Laboda T., Justice C., Gutman G., Spivak L., Krankina O. and Maratova N., 2010. Joint NASA LCLUC Sciencer Team meeting and GOFC-GOLD NERIN, NEESPI, MAIRS Workshop on Monitoring Land Cover, land Use and Fire in Agricultural and Semi-arid Regions of Norther
Publications 2010 Becker-Reshef I., Vermote E., Lindeman M., Justice C., 2010. A Generalized Regression-based Model for Forecasting Winter Wheat Yields in Kansas and Ukraine Using MODIS Data. Remote Sensing of Environment, 114, 1312-1323.
Publications 2010 Krishna Prasad Vadrevu, Gutman, G., Csiszar, I., Roy, D., Boschetti, L., Giglio, L., and Justice, C. 2010. The GOFC–GOLD Fire Implementation Team Workshop Summary. The Earth Observer. 22(5)25-30.
Publications 2010 Becker-Reshef I., Justice C.O., Sullivan M., Vermote E., Tucker C., Anyamba A., Small J., Pak E., Masouka E., Schmaltz J. Hansen M., Pittman K., Birkett C., Willians D., Reynolds C., Doorn B., 2010. Monitoring global croplands with coarse resolution earth
Publications 2010 King L., Gutman G., Justice C.O., The Spring 2010 NASA Land-Cover Land-Use Change Science Team Meeting. The Earth Observer, Vol 22, 4, 34-38
Publications 2010 King L., Gutman G. and Justice C.O. 2010. NASA LCLUC/GOFC-GOLD/NEESPI International Regional Meeting on Boreal and Temperate Europe. The Earth Observer, NASA GSFC, Vol 22, 6, 34-38.
Publications 2010 Pittman K., Hansen M.C., Becker-Reshef I., Potapov P.V. and Justice C. O. 2010. Global Cropland Extent with Multi-year MODIS Data. Remote Sensing, 2 (7), 1844-1863.
Publications 2010 Fellous J.-L. and Bequignon J. (Eds), 2010. GEO and Science. Agriculture Chapter by Justice C. European Space Agency. 50 pp.
Publications 2009 Giglio Louis, Loboda T., Quayle B., Roy D.P., Justice C.O.3, 2009. An active-fire based burned area mapping algorithm for the MODIS sensor. Remote Sensing of Environment, 113 (2), p.408-420,
Publications 2009 Davies, D.K., Ilavajhala, S., Wong, M.M. and Justice, C.O.3, 2009, Fire Information for Resource Management System: Archiving and Distributing MODIS Active Fire Data. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 47, pp. 72-79.
Publications 2009 Vermote, E., Justice, C.O.,, Breon, F.M., 2009. Towards a Generalized Approach for Correction of the BRDF Effect in MODIS Directional Reflectances. IEEE Transacations on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 47(3), 898-908.
Publications 2009 Davies, D.K., Ilavajhala, S., Wong, M.M. and Justice, C.O., 2009, Fire Information for Resource Management System: Archiving and Distributing MODIS Active Fire Data. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 47, pp. 72-79.
Publications 2009 McCarty, J., Korontzi, S., Justice, C., Loboda, T. 2009. The spatial and temporal distribution of crop residue burning in the contiguous United States. Science of the Total Environment, 407 (21): 5701-5712.
Publications 2009 Becker Reshef, I., Justice C. Doorn B., Reynolds C., Anyamba A., Tucker C.J., Korontzi S. 2009. NASA’s contribution to the Group on Earth Observations (GEO) Agricultural Monitoring Task. The Earth Observer, Vol 21, 4, 24-29
Publications 2009 Baret F., Nightingale J. Garrigues S. , Justice C., Nickeson J. 2009. Report on the CEOS Land Product Validation Sub-group Meeting. The Earth Observer. Vol 21, 6, 26-30.
Publications 2009 Giglio, L., Loboda, T., Roy, D.P., Quayle, B., Justice, C.O., 2009. An Active-Fire Based Burned Area Mapping Algorithm for the MODIS Sensor. Remote Sensing of Environment, 113 (2): 408-420.
Publications 2008 Giglio L., Csiszar, I., Restas A., Morisette J.T., Schroeder W., Morton D. Justice C.O.4, 2008. Active fire detection and characterization with the Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer (ASTER). Remote Sensing of the Environment,
Publications 2008 Roy D.P., Boschetti L., Justice C.O., Ju J., 2008. The Collection 5 MODIS Burned Area Product -Global Evaluation by Comparison with the MODIS Active Fire Product, Remote Sensing of Environment, 112, 3690-3707
Publications 2008 Chuvieco E., Giglio L. and Justice C.O. 2008. Global Characterization of Fire Activity: towards defining fire regions from Earth Observation Data. Global Change Biology, 14, 1488-1502.
Publications 2008 Boschetti, L., Roy, D. and Justice, C.O., 2008. Using NASA’s World Wind Virtual Globe for Interactive Visualization of the Global MODIS Burned Area Product, International Journal of Remote Sensing, 29(11), 3067-3072.
Publications 2008 Roy D.P., Boschetti L., Justice C.O., Ju J., 2008. The Collection 5 MODIS Burned Area Product - Global Evaluation by Comparison with the MODIS Active Fire Product, Remote Sensing of Environment, 112, 3690-3707
Publications 2008 Boschetti, L ., Roy, D. Barbosa, P., Boca, R. and Justice, C., 2008. A MODIS assessment of the summer 2007 extent burned in Greece, International Journal of Remote Sensing, 29(8):2433-2436.
Publications 2008 Lindquist E, Hansen M. Roy D.P., Justice C.O., 2008. The suitability of decadal image data sets for mapping tropical forest cover change in the Democratic Republic of Congo: implications for the mid-decadal global land survey. International Journal of Rem
Publications 2008 Gutman, G., R. Byrnes, J. Masek, S. Covington, C. Justice, S. Franks, and R. Headley, 2008: Towards monitoring land-cover and land-use changes at a global scale: The Global Land Survey 2005. Photogrammetric Engineering and Remote Sensing, 74, 1, 6-10.
Publications 2008 Boschetti L., Roy D. and Justice C. 2008. Daily global mapping of vegetation biomass burning from MODIS satellite data. In Brivio A. (Ed) Optical Observations of Vegetation Properties. Research Signposts Series 27/661 (2). Kerala, India.
Publications 2008 Hansen, M., Roy, D.P, Lindquist, E., Justice, C., Alstatt, A., 2008. A method for integrating MODIS and Landsat data for systematic monitoring of forest cover and change in Central Africa. Remote Sensing of Environment. 112 (5), p.2495-2513
Publications 2008 Giglio L., Csiszar, I., Restas A., Morisette J.T., Schroeder W., Morton D. Justice C.O., 2008. Active fire detection and characterization with the Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer (ASTER). Remote Sensing of the Environment, 1
Poster Presentation 2007 A 0.05 Degree Global Climate/Interdisciplinary Long Term Data Set From AVHRR, MODIS and VIIRS
Publications 2006 Korontzi, S., McCarty, J., Loboda, T., Kumar, S., Justice, C., 2006. Global distribution of agricultural fires in croplands from 3 years of Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) data. Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 20, GB2021, doi:10.1029
Publications 2005 Gutman G., R. Byrnes, J. Masek, S. Covington, C. Justice, S. Franks and R. Headley, 2008. Towards monitoring land cover and land use changes at a global scale: the Global Land Survey 2005. Photogrammetric Engineering and Remote Sensing, 74, 1, 6-10.
Publications 2004 Gutman, G. Janetos, A.C. Justice, C.O. Moran, E.F. Mustard, J.F. Rindfuss, R.R. Skole, D. Turner II, B.L. Cochrane, M.A. (Eds.), 2004: Land Change Science: Observing, Monitoring and Understanding Trajectories of Change on the Earth's Surface. Kluw
Publications 2003 Loveland, T.R., Gutman, G., Buford, M., Chatterjee, K, Justice, C.J., Rogers, C., Stokes, B., and Thomas, J., 2003: Chapter 6: Land Use/Land Cover Change. In Strategic Plan for the Climate Change Science Program. U.S. Climate Change Science Program, Washi
Publications 2002 Gutman, G., C. Justice, A. Karnieli, Y. Arkin, 2002: Cover-MODIS image of back to top the Middle East. Int. J.Remote Sens., 23, 3905-3907.