John Townshend

Professor and Dean
Department: 
BSOS
Institution: 
University of Maryland, College Park
Phone number: 
(301) 405-1691
Address: College Park MD United States 20742

Meeting presentations

Type Meeting Date
Program Presentation Rockville, Maryland
04/03/2012
Global Forest Cover Change
NASA LCLUC Science Team Presentation Adelphi, Maryland
03/28/2011
A retrospective and future directions for Land Cover and Change Mapping
NASA LCLUC Science Team Presentation Bethesda North Marriott, Bethesda, MD
04/20/2010
Three Decades of Forest Cover Change in the Americas Evaluated Using the GeoCover and MDGLS Data (LCLUC)and Earth Science Data Records of Global Forest Cover Change (MEaSUREs)
Poster Presentation Bethesda North Marriott, Bethesda, MD
04/20/2010
Earth System Data Records of Global Forest Cover Change A Web-based Labeling Tool for Validating Forest Cover Change Products
NASA LCLUC Science Team Presentation Bethesda North Marriott, Bethesda, MD
03/31/2009
Essential climate variables
Program Presentation UMUC Inn and Conference Center
01/11/2005
GOFC-GOLD: Global Observation of Forest and Land Cover Dynamics - Overview
Program Presentation UMUC Inn and Conference Center
01/11/2005
Global Land Cover Facility: An Overview
Program Presentation UMUC Inn and Conference Center
01/01/2004
The Global Land Cover Facility
Program Presentation UMUC Inn and Conference Center
01/01/2004
GOFC/GOLD (Global Observations of Forest Cover/Global Observations of Land Cover Dynamics): A Status Report
NASA LCLUC Science Team Presentation DoubleTree Hotel, Rockville, Maryland
09/20/2000
Improvements in Landsat Pathfinder Methods for Monitoring Tropical Deforestation and Their Extension to Extra-tropical Areas

Other Papers And Presentations (Second Author)

Type Year Title
Publications 2015 Feng, M., Sexton, J. O., Channan, S., & Townshend, J. R. (2016). A global, high-resolution (30-m) inland water body dataset for 2000: First results of a topographic–spectral classification algorithm. International Journal of Digital Earth, 9(2), 113-133.
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]
Poster Presentation 2012 Quality Characteristics of the NASA-USGS Global Land Survey (GLS) Datasets
Poster Presentation 2012 Fine Scale Assessment of Forest Cover Change over South America using Landsat Data
Publications 2010 Huang, C., Thomas, N., Goward, S.N., Masek, J., Zhu, Z., Townshend, J.R.G. & Vogelmann, J.E. (2010). Automated masking of cloud and cloud shadow for forest change analysis. International Journal of Remote Sensing, 31, 5449-5464.
Publications 2009 Huang, C., Kim, S., Altstatt, A., Song, K., Townshend, J.R.G., Davis, P., Rodas, O., Yanosky, A., Clay, R., Tucker, C.J. & Musinsky, J. (2009). Assessment of Paraguay’s forest cover change using Landsat observations. Global and Planetary Change, 67, 1-12.
Publications 2009 Ferrari, J.R., T.R. Lookingbill, B.C. McCormick, P.A. Townsend, and K.N. Eshleman. 2009. Surface mining and reclamation effects on flood response of watersheds in the Central Appalachian Plateau region. Water Resources Research 45, doi:10.1029/2008WR007109.
Publications 2009 Townsend, P.A., D.P. Helmers, B.E. McNeil, K.M. de Beurs, and K.N. Eshleman. 2009. Changes in the extent of surface mining and reclamation in the Central Appalachians: 1976-2006. Remote Sensing of Environment 113:62-72 doi:10.1016/j.rse.2008.08.012.
Publications 2009 McCormick, B.C., K.N. Eshleman, J.L. Griffith, and P.A. Townsend. 2009. Detection of flooding responses at the river basin scale enhanced by land use change. Water Resources Research 45, doi:10.1029/2008WR007594.
Publications 2008 Huang, C., Song, K., Kim, S., Townshend, J.R.G., Davis, P., Masek, J. & Goward, S.N. (2008). Use of a dark object concept and support vector machines to automate forest cover change analysis. Remote Sensing of Environment, 112, 970-985.
Poster Presentation 2007 Automated Forest Cover Change Analysis
Publications 2007 Huang, C., Kim, S., Altstatt, A., Townshend, J.R.G., Davis, P., Song, K., Tucker, C.J., Rodas, O., Yanosky, A., Clay, R. & Musinsky, J. (2007). Rapid loss of Paraguay’s Atlantic forest and the status of protected areas – a Landsat assessment. Remote Sensing of Environment, 106, 460-466.
Poster Presentation 2005 North American Forest Disturbance and Regrowth Since 1972: Empirical Assessment with Field Measurements and Satellite Remotely Sensed Observations.