Kirsten de Beurs

Assistant Professor
Geography Department
University Of Oklahoma, Norman
Phone number: 
(540) 231-1642
Fax number: 
(540) 231-2089
Address: Department of Geography and Environmental Sustainability The University of Oklahoma 100 East Boyd St. SEC Suite 566 United States

Other Papers and Presentations

Type Year Title
Publications 2019 Hurricane damage detection on four major Caribbean islands
Publications 2015 de Beurs, K. M., Owsley, B. C., & Julian, J. P. (2016). Disturbance analyses of forests and grasslands with MODIS and Landsat in New Zealand. International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation, 45, 42-54.
Publications 2015 Using multiple remote sensing perspectives to identify and attribute land surface dynamics in Central Asia 2001–2013
Publications 2010 de Beurs KM, and GM Henebry. 2010. A land surface phenology assessment of the northern polar regions using MODIS reflectance time series. Canadian Journal of Remote Sensing 36(Suppl. 1): S87–S110. [Special Issue on International Polar Year]
Poster Presentation 2010 Dual scale trend analysis to evaluate climatic and anthropogenic effects on the vegetated land surface in agricultural Russia
Publications 2009 de Beurs KM, CK Wright, and GM Henebry. 2009. Dual scale trend analysis distinguishes climatic from anthropogenic effects on the vegetated land surface. Environmental Research Letters, 4:045012.
Publications 2009 Wright CK, KM de Beurs, ZK. Akhmadiyeva, PY Groisman, and GM Henebry. 2009. Reanalysis data underestimate significant changes in growing season weather in Kazakhstan. Environmental Research Letters, 4:045020.
Publications 2008 de Beurs KM, and GM Henebry. 2008b. War, drought, and phenology: Changes in the land surface phenology of Afghanistan since 1982. Journal of Land Use Science 3(2-3): 95-111.
Publications 2005 Henebry GM, KM de Beurs, and AA Gitelson. 2005. Land surface phenologies of Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan between 1982 and 1999. Arid Ecosystems 11(26-27): 25-32.
Publications 2005 de Beurs, KM, and GM Henebry. 2005c. A comparative analysis to understand the influence of dataset choice for land surface phenology research in the northern latitudes. Pecora 16 Proceedings, paper 23.
Publications 2005 de Beurs KM, and GM Henebry. 2005b. Land surface phenology and temperature variation in the IGBP high-latitude transects. Global Change Biology 11(5): 779-790.
Publications 2005 de Beurs KM, and GM Henebry. 2005a. A statistical framework for the analysis of long image time series. International Journal of Remote Sensing 26(8): 1551-1573.
Publications 2004 Vińa A, GM Henebry, and AA Gitelson. 2004. Satellite monitoring of vegetation dynamics: Sensitivity enhancement by the Wide Dynamic Range Vegetation Index. Geophysical Research Letters 31:L04503, doi:10.1029/2003GL019034.
Publications 2004 de Beurs, KM, GM Henebry, and AA Gitelson. 2004. Regional MODIS analysis of abandoned agricultural lands in the Kazakh steppes. Proceedings of IGARSS 2004, volume 2, pp. 739-741. DOI: 10.1109/IGARSS.2004.1368507
Publications 2004 de Beurs, KM, and GM Henebry. 2004c. Analyzing land cover change in Kazakhstan: Land surface phenology, climatic variation and sensor artifacts. ASPRS Proceedings, paper 14:1-12.
Publications 2004 de Beurs KM, and GM Henebry. 2004b. Trend analysis of the Pathfinder AVHRR Land (PAL) NDVI data for the deserts of Central Asia. IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters 1(4): 282-286. doi:10.1109/LGRS.2004.834805.
Publications 2004 de Beurs KM, and GM Henebry. 2004a. Land surface phenology, climatic variation, and institutional change: Analyzing agricultural land cover change in Kazakhstan. Remote Sensing of Environment 89(4):497-509 doi:10.1016/j.rse.2003.11.006.
Publications Wright, CK, KM de Beurs, and GM Henebry. In review for NEESPI/MAIRS special issue. Combined analysis of land cover change and NDVI trends in the Northern Eurasian grain belt. Regional Environmental Change.

Other Papers And Presentations (Second Author)

Type Year Title
Publications 2018 Kingfield, D.M., Calhoun, K.M., de Beurs, K.M. and Henebry, G.M., 2017. Effects of City Size on Thunderstorm Evolution Revealed through a Multi-Radar Climatology of the Central United States. Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology, (2017).
Publications 2017 Julian, J. P., de Beurs, K. M., Owsley, B., Davies-Colley, R. J., and Ausseil, A.-G. E.: River water quality changes in New Zealand over 26 years: response to land use intensity, Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 21, 1149-1171, doi:10.5194/hess-21-1149-2017, 2017.
Publications 2017 Kingfield, D. M., K. M. Calhoun, and K. M. Beurs. "Antenna Structures and Cloud‐to‐Ground Lightning Location: 1995‐2015." Geophysical Research Letters (2017).
Publications 2016 Kamarinas, I., Julian, J. P., Hughes, A. O., Owsley, B. C., & de Beurs, K. M. (2016). Nonlinear Changes in Land Cover and Sediment Runoff in a New Zealand Catchment Dominated by Plantation Forestry and Livestock Grazing. Water, 8(10), 436.
Publications 2016 Tran, T. V., de Beurs, K. M., & Julian, J. P. (2016). Monitoring forest disturbances in Southeast Oklahoma using Landsat and MODIS images. International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation, 44, 42-52.
Publications 2015 Walker, J. J., de Beurs, K. M., & Henebry, G. M. (2015). Land surface phenology along urban to rural gradients in the US Great Plains. Remote Sensing of Environment, 165, 42-52.
Publications 2013 Ault, T. R., G. M. Henebry, K. M. de Beurs, M. D. Schwartz, J. L. Betancourt, and D. Moore (2013), The False Spring of 2012, Earliest in North American Record, Eos Trans. AGU, 94(20), 181.
Publications 2010 de Beurs KM, and GM Henebry. 2010. Spatio-temporal statistical methods for modeling land surface phenology. In: (IL Hudson and MR Keatley, eds.) Phenological Research: Methods for Environmental and Climate Change Analysis. Springer: New York. Chapter 9, pp. 177-208.
Poster Presentation 2009 Recent Trends in Land Surface Dynamics Across NEESPI and MAIRS Revealed by MODIS Collection 5
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.
Poster Presentation 2002 Landscape Dynamics in Kazakhstan: Seasonal Baselines for Land Cover Change Detection