PUBLICATIONS

Books and Book Chapters

B13. Kumar, L., and Mutanga, O. (Eds) (2019). Google Earth Engine Applications. MDPI Press, Basel Switzerland. ISBN 978-3-03897-884-8.

B12. Lamsal, P., Atreya, K., Pant, K.P., Kumar, L. (2017) People’s Dependency on Wetlands: South Asia Perspective with Emphasis on Nepal. In Wetland Science: Perspectives from South Asia. (Prusty et al, eds). Springer. DOI 10.1007/978-81-322-3715-0_21

B11. Kumar, L., Lamsal, P. (2016) High Altitude Wetlands of Nepal. In C.M. Finlayson et al. (eds.) The Wetland Book. Springer. DOI 10.1007/978-94-007-6173-5_278-2

B10. Kumar, L., Sinha, P., Brown, J.F., Ramsey, R. D., Rigge, M., Stam, C.A., Hernandez, A.J., Hunt Jr., E. R. and Reeves, M.C. (2016). Characterization, Mapping, and Monitoring of Rangelands: Methods and Approaches. In Remote Sensing Handbook. Volume II: Land Resources: Monitoring, Modeling, and Mapping, Chapter 12, pp309-350 (P.S. Thenkabail, ed.). Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press. ISBN: 978-1-4822-1795-7

B9. Reeves, M. C., Angerer, J., Hunt, E. R., Kulawardhana, W., Kumar, L., Loboda, T., Loveland, T., Metternicht, G., Ramsey, R. D., and Washington-Allen, R. A. (2016). Global view of remote sensing of rangelands: Evolution, applications, and future pathways. In Remote Sensing Handbook. Volume II: Land Resources: Monitoring, Modeling, and Mapping, Chapter 10, pp237-275 (P.S. Thenkabail, ed.). Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press. ISBN: 978-1-4822-1795-7

B8. Hunt Jr., E. R., Wang, C., Booth, D.T., Cox, S.E., Kumar, L. and Reeves, M.C. (2016). Remote Sensing of Rangeland Biodiversity. In Remote Sensing Handbook. Volume II: Land Resources: Monitoring, Modeling, and Mapping, Chapter 11, pp277-307 (P.S. Thenkabail, ed.). Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press. ISBN: 978-1-4822-1795-7

B7. Khormi, H., Kumar, L. (2015) Modelling Interactions Between Vector-Borne Diseases and Environment Using GIS. CRC Press. 262 Pages. ISBN 9781482227383

B6. Kumar, L., Singh, A. (2013) Remote Sensing and GIS Techniques for the Assessment of Biofuel and Biomass Energy Resources, in  Walter Leal Filho, Franziska Mannke, Romeela Mohee, Veronika Schulte, Dinesh Surroop (eds) Climate – Smart Technologies: Integrating Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency in Mitigation and Adaptation Responses. Springer-Verlag, Berlin. pp283-294. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-37753-2_21.

B5. Kumar, L., Schmidt, K.S., Dury, S., Skidmore, A.K. (2006) Imaging spectrometry and vegetation science. In F. van de Meer. and S.M. de Jong (Eds). Imaging Spectrometry (Kluwer), Second Edition. pp 111-155.

B4. Kandeh, J.M.K., Ahadi, A.W., Kumar, L. (2005) Using Remote Sensing Data for Earthquake Damage Assessment in Afghanistan: The Role of the International Charter. In Peter van Oosterom, Siyka Zlatanova and Elfriede M. Fendel (Eds) Geo-information for Disaster Management (Springer – Berlin), pp. 829-840.

B3. Said, M.; Skidmore, A.K.; Leeuw, J. de; Aligula, H.M.; Kumar, L.; Prins, H.H.T. (2003) Analysis of the relation between ungulate species richness in East Africa and climate and remotely sensed productivity indices. In: Multiscale perspectives of species richness in East Africa. Said, M.Y., Wageningen University, 204 pages. ISBN 9058087948/ 9789058087942.

B2. Woodcock, C., Macomber, S., Kumar, L. (2002) Vegetation mapping and detection of environmental change. In Skidmore, A.K. (Ed). Environmental modelling using GIS and remote sensing (Taylor & Francis) pp.97-120.

B1. Kumar, L., Schmidt, K.S., Dury, S., Skidmore, A.K. (2001) Imaging spectrometry and vegetation science. In F. van de Meer. and S.M. de Jong (Eds). Imaging Spectrometry (Kluwer), pp 111-155.

 

Peer-Reviewed Journal Papers

2019

J208. Chalise, D., Kumar, L., Spalevic, V., Skataric, G. (2019) Estimation of Sediment Yield and Maximum Outflow using the IntErO model in the Sarada River Basin of Nepal. Water, 11(5): 952; https://doi.org/10.3390/w11050952

J207. Tadese, M.T., Kumar, L., Koech, R., Zemadim, B. (2019) Hydro-Climatic Variability: A Characterisation and Trend Study of the Awash River Basin, Ethiopia. Hydrology, 2019, 6(2): 35; https://doi.org/10.3390/hydrology6020035

J206. Langat, P., Kumar, L., Koech, R. (2019) Identification of the most Suitable Probability Distribution Models for Maximum, Minimum and Mean Streamflow. Water 2019, 11(4): 734; https://doi.org/10.3390/w11040734

J205. Jayasinghe, S., Kumar, L. (2019) Modelling the climate suitability of tea [Camellia sinensis (L.) O. Kuntze] in Sri Lanka in response to the current and future climate change scenarios. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 272–273: 102-117. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.agrformet.2019.03.025

J204. Ramos, R.S., Kumar, L., Shabani, F., Picanco,M. (2019) Risk of spread of tomato yellow leaf curl virus (TYLCV) in tomato crops under various climate change scenarios. Agricultural Systems, 173: 524-535. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.agsy.2019.03.020

J203. Kogo, B., Kumar, L., Koech, R. (2019) Analysis of spatio-temporal dynamics of land use and cover changes in western Kenya. Geocarto International, https://doi.org/10.1080/10106049.2019.1608594

J202. Al Shidi, R., Kumar, L., Al-Khatri, S. (2019). Humid-Thermal Index for a New Management Approach of Ommatissus lybicus. Pest Management Science, https://doi.org/10.1002/ps.5422

J201. Mutanga, O., Kumar, L. (2019) Google Earth Engine Applications. Remote Sensing, 11(5), 591; https://doi.org/10.3390/rs11050591

J200. Al Shidi, R.A., Kumar, L., Al Khatri, S.A.H., Al-Ajmi, N. (2019) Ommatissus lybicus Infestation in Relation to Spatial Characteristics of Date Palm Plantations in Oman. Agriculture, 9(3), 50; https://doi.org/10.3390/agriculture9030050

J199. Kogo, B., Kumar, L., Koech, R. (2019) Forest cover dynamics and underlying driving forces affecting ecosystem services in western Kenya. Remote Sensing Applications: Society and Environment, 14: 75-83. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rsase.2019.02.007

J198. Santana, P.A., Kumar, L., Da Silva, R.S., Picanco, M.C. and others (2019) Assessing the impact of climate change on the worldwide distribution of Dalbulus maidis (DeLong) using MaxEnt. Pest Management Science, https://doi.org/10.1002/ps.5379

J197. Langat, P.K., Kumar, L., Koech, R., Ghosh, M.K (2019) Hydro-morphological characteristics using flow duration curve, historical data and remote sensing: Effects of land use and climate. Water, 11(2), 309. https://doi.org/10.3390/w11020309

J196. Hasan, K., Kumar, L. (2019) Comparison between meteorological data and farmer perceptions of climate change and vulnerability in relation to adaptation. Journal of Environmental Management, 237(2019): 54-62. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jenvman.2019.02.028

J195. Chalise, D., Kumar, L., Kristiansen, P. (2019) Land degradation by soil erosion in Nepal: A review. Soil Systems, 3(1), 12. https://doi.org/10.3390/soilsystems3010012

J194. Ostovar, Y., Ghorbani-Dashtaki, S., Kumar, L., Shabani, F. (2019) Soil erodibility and its prediction in semi-arid regions. Archives of Agronomy and Soil Science, https://doi.org/10.1080/03650340.2019.1575509

J193. Al Shidi, R.A., Kumar, L., Al Khatri, S.A.H. (2019) Detecting Dubas Bug Infestations using High Resolution Multispectral Satellite Data in Oman. Computers in Electronics and Agriculture, 157(2019): 1-11. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compag.2018.12.037

J192. Ramos, R.S., Kumar, L., Shabani, F., Da Silva, R.S., de Araujo, T.A., Picanco, M.C. (2019) Climate model for seasonal variation in Bemisia tabaci using CLIMEX in tomato crops. International  Journal of Biometeorology, 63(3): 281–291. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00484-018-01661-2

J191. Ghosh, M.K., Kumar, L., Langat, P.K. (2019) Geospatial modelling of the inundation levels in the Sundarbans mangrove forests due to the impact of sea level rise and identification of affected species and regions. Geomatics, Natural Hazards and Risk, 10(1): 1028-1046. DOI: 10.1080/19475705.2018.1564373

2018

J190. Santana, P.A., Kumar, L., Da Silva, R.S., Picanco, M.C. (2018) Global geographic distribution of Tuta absoluta as affected by climate change. Journal of Pest Science, https://doi.org/10.1007/s10340-018-1057-y

J189. Shabani, F., Kumar, L., Al Shidi, R.A., (2018) Impacts of climate change on infestations of Dubas bug (Ommatissus lybicus Bergevin) on date palms in Oman. PeerJ 6:e5545 https://doi.org/10.7717/peerj.5545

J188. Chhogyel, N., Kumar, L. (2018) Climate change and potential impacts on agriculture in Bhutan: A discussion of pertinent issues. Agriculture & Food Security, 7: 79. https://doi.org/10.1186/s40066-018-0229-6

J187. Langat, P., Kumar, L., Koech, R. (2018) Monitoring river channel dynamics using Remote Sensing and GIS techniques. Geomorphology, 325: 92-102. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.geomorph.2018.10.007

J186. Chalise, D., Kumar, L., Shriwastav C.P., Lamichhane, S. (2018) Spatial assessment of soil erosion in a hilly watershed of Western Nepal. Environmental Earth Sciences. 77(19), 685. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12665-018-7842-3

J185. Lamsal, P., Kumar, L., Atreya, K. and Pant, K.P. (2018) Forest ecosystem services in Nepal: a review of research status, and predictions in the context of climate change. International Forestry Review, 20(4):506-537. https://doi.org/10.1505/146554818825240647.

J184. Kumar, L., Mutanga, O. (2018) Google Earth Engine Applications Since Inception: Usage, Trends, and Potential. Remote Sensing 2018, 10(10), 1509. https://doi.org/10.3390/rs10101509

J183. Langat, P., Kumar, L., Koech, R. (2018) Understanding water and land use within Tana and Athi River Basins in Kenya: Opportunities for improvement. Sustainable Water Resources Management. https://doi.org/10.1007/s40899-018-0274-0

J182. Ghosh, M.K., Kumar, L., Langat, P. (2018) Mapping Tidal Channel Dynamics in the Sundarbans, Bangladesh, between 1974 and 2017, and Implications for the Sustainability of the Sundarbans Mangrove Forest. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, 190(10):582. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10661-018-6944-4

J181. Cameron, M., Kumar, L. (2018) Diffuse Skylight as a Surrogate for Shadow Detection in High Resolution Imagery Acquired Under Clear Sky Conditions. Remote Sensing, 10(8), 1185;  https://doi.org/10.3390/rs10081185

J180. Tehrany, M., Kumar, L. (2018) Evaluating the application of the statistical index method in flood susceptibility mapping and its comparison with frequency ratio and logistic regression methods. Geomatics, Natural Hazards and Risk, 10(1): 79-101. https://doi.org/10.1080/19475705.2018.1506509

J179. Islam, M., Kumar, L. (2018) Monitoring Mangrove Forest Landcover Changes in the Coastline of Bangladesh from 1976 to 2015. Geocarto International, https://doi.org/10.1080/10106049.2018.1489423

J178. Ramos, R.S., Kumar, L., Shabani, F., Picano, M.C. (2018) Mapping global risk levels of Bemisia tabaci in areas of suitability for open field tomato cultivation under current and future climates, PLoS ONE, 13 (6), e0198925. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0198925

J177. Tehrany, M., Kumar, L. Tehrany, M., Kumar, L. (2018) The application of a Dempster-Shafer-based evidential belief function in flood susceptibility mapping and comparison with frequency ratio and logistic regression methods. Environmental Earth Sciences, 77: 490. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12665-018-7667-0

J176. Al Shidi, R.A., Kumar, L., Al Khatri, S.A.H., Alaufi, M.S., Albahri, M.M. (2018) Does solar radiation affect the distribution of Dubas bug, Ommatissus lybicus de Bergevin, infestation in Oman. Agriculture 2018, 8(7), 107; https://doi.org/10.3390/agriculture8070107

J175. Hasan, M.K., Kumar, L., Desiere, S., D’Haese, M. (2018) Impact of climate-smart agriculture adoption on food security of coastal farmers in Bangladesh. Food Security, 10(4): 1073-1088. https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs12571-018-0824-1

J174. Silva, R., Kumar, L., Shabani, F., Ribeiro, A.V., Picanço, M. (2018) Dry stress decreases areas suitable for Neoleucinodes elegantalis (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) and affects its survival under climate predictions in South America. Ecological Informatics, 46: 103-113.  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecoinf.2018.06.003

J173. Al Shidi, R.A., Kumar, L., Al Khatri, S.A.H., Albahri, M.M., Alaufi, M.S. (2018) Relationship of Date Palm Tree Density to Dubas Bug Ommatissus lybicus Infestation in Omani Orchards. Agriculture, 2018, 8, 64; doi:10.3390/agriculture8050064.

J172. Kumar, L., Eliot, I., Nunn, P., Stul, T., McLean, R. (2018) An indicative index of physical susceptibility of small islands to coastal erosion induced by climate change: An application to the Pacific Islands. Geomatics, Natural Hazards and Risk, 9:1, 691-702. DOI:10.1080/19475705.2018.1455749. https://doi.org/10.1080/19475705.2018.1455749

J171. Lamsal, P., Kumar, L., Aryal, A. Atreya, K. (2018) Future climate and habitat distribution of Himalayan Musk Deer (Moschus chrysogaster). Ecological Informatics, 44: 101-108. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecoinf.2018.02.004.

J170. Shabani, F., Tehrany, M., Solhjouy-fard, S., Kumar, L. (2018) A comparative modeling study on non-climatic and climatic risk assessment on Asian Tiger Mosquito (Aedes albopictus). Peer J, 6:e4474; DOI 10.7717/peerj.4474

J169. Shabani, F., Kumar, L., Ahmadi, M (2018) Assessing Accuracy Methods of Species Distribution Models: AUC, Specificity, Sensitivity and the True Skill Statistic. Global Journal of Human Social Sciences, [S.l.], mar. 2018. ISSN 2249-460X. https://socialscienceresearch.org/index.php/GJHSS/article/view/2469

J168.Ramirez-Cabral N.Y.Z., Kumar L. and Shabani F.  (2018) Suitable areas of Phakopsora pachyrhizi, Spodoptera exigua, and their host plant Phaseolus vulgaris are projected to reduce and shift due to climate change. Theoretical and Applied Climatology, https://doi.org/10.1007/s00704-018-2385-9

J167. Lamsal, P., Kumar, L., Aryal, A., Atreya, K. (2018) Invasive alien plant species dynamics in the Himalayan region under climate change. Ambio, DOI: 10.1007/s13280-018-1017-z http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s13280-018-1017-z

J166. Nolasco-Javier, D., Kumar, L. (2018) Deriving the rainfall threshold for shallow landslide early warning during tropical cyclones: a case study in northern Philippines. Natural Hazards, 90(2): 921-941. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11069-017-3081-2

J165. Algahtany, M., Kumar, L., Barclay, E., Khormi, H. M. (2018) The Spatial Distribution of Crime and Population Density in Saudi Arabia. Crime Prevention and Community Safety, 20: 30-46. https://doi.org/10.1057/s41300-017-0034-3

J164. Allbed, A., Kumar, L., Sinha, P (2018) Soil salinity and vegetation cover change detection from multi-temporal remotely sensed imagery in Al Hassa Oasis in Saudi Arabia. Geocarto International, 33:8, 830-846. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10106049.2017.1303090.

J163. Silva, R., Kumar, L., Shabani, F., Picanço, M. (2018) An analysis of sensitivity of CLIMEX parameters in mapping species potential distribution and the broad-scale changes observed with minor variations in parameters values: An investigation using open field Solanum lycopersicum and Neoleucinodes elegantalis as an example. Theoretical and Applied Climatology, 132: 135-144. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00704-017-2072-2

2017

J162. Langat, P.K., Kumar, L., Koech, R. (2017) Temporal variability and trends of streamflow and rainfall in Tana River Basin, Kenya. Sustainability, 9, 1963; doi:10.3390/su9111963 

J161. Dang, A., Kumar, L. (2017) Application of remote sensing and GIS-based hydrological modelling for flood risk analysis: a case study of District 8, Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam. Geomatics, Natural Hazards and Risk, 8:2, 1792-1811 http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/19475705.2017.1388853

J160. Ramirez-Cabral, N.Y.Z., Kumar, L., Shabani, F. (2017) Future climate scenarios predict a decrease of fall armyworm risk in outbreaks. Cambridge Journal of Agricultural Science, doi:10.1017/S0021859617000314

J159. Allbed, A., Kumar, L., Shabani, F. (2017) Climate change impacts on date palm cultivation in Saudi Arabia. Cambridge Journal of Agricultural Science, 55(8): 1219-1238;  https://doi.org/10.1017/S0021859617000260

J158. Shabani, F., Kumar, L., Ahmadi, M. (2017) Climate modelling shows increased risk to Eucalyptus sideroxylon on the eastern coast of Australia compared to Eucalyptus albens. Plants, 6, 58; doi:10.3390/plants6040058

J157. Lamsal, P., Kumar, L., Shabani, F., Atreya, K. (2017) The greening of the Himalayas and Tibetan Plateau under climate change. Global and Planetary Change, 159(2017): 77-92. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gloplacha.2017.09.010

J156. Jin, X., Kumar, L., Li, Z., Feng, H., Xu, X., Yang, G., Wang, J. (In Press) A review of data assimilation of remote sensing and crop models. European Journal of Agronomy, 92(2018): 141-152. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.eja.2017.11.002

J155. Tehrany, M., Shabani, F., Javier, D., Kumar, L. (2017) Soil erosion susceptibility mapping for current and 2100 climate conditions using Evidential Belief Function and Frequency Ratio. Geomatics, Natural Hazards and Risk, 8:2, 1695-1714. DOI: 10.1080/19475705.2017.1384406.

J154. Kumar, L.; Mutanga, O. (2017) Remote Sensing of Above-Ground Biomass.  Remote Sensing, 9(9), 935. doi:10.3390/rs9090935.

J153. Tehrany, M., Kumar, L., Drielsma, M. (2017) Review of Native Vegetation Condition Assessment Concepts, Methods and Future Trends. Journal. Journal for Nature Conservation, 40: 12-23. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jnc.2017.08.004.

J152. Alqurashi, A., Kumar, L. (2017) An assessment of the impact of urbanization and land use changes in the fast-growing cities of Saudi Arabia. Geocarto International, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10106049.2017.1367423.

J151. Kumar, L., Tehrany, M. (2017) Climate change impacts on the threatened terrestrial vertebrates of the Pacific Islands. Scientific Reports, 7 (1), 5030. DOI:10.1038/s41598-017-05034-4

J150. Shabani, F., Kumar, L., Ahmadi, M., Esmaeili, A. (2017) Are research efforts on Animalia in the South Pacific associated with the conservation status or population trends? Journal for Nature Conservation, 39: 1-36. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jnc.2017.06.004

J149. Ramirez-Cabral, N.Y.Z., Kumar, L., Shabani, F. (2017) Global alterations in areas of suitability for maize production from climate change and using a mechanistic species distribution model (CLIMEX). Scientific Reports, 7: 5910. DOI:10.1038/s41598-017-05804-0.

J148. Ghosh, M.K., Kumar, L., Roy, C. (2017) Climate Variability and Mangrove Cover Dynamics at Species Level in the Sundarbans, Bangladesh. Sustainability, 9, 805; doi:10.3390/su9050805.

J147.Ramirez-Cabral, N.Y.Z., Kumar, L., Shabani, F. (2017) Global risk levels for corn rusts (Puccinia sorghi and P. polysora) under climate change projections. Journal of Phytopathology, DOI: 10.1111/jph.12593

J146. Lamsal, P., Kumar, L., Atreya, K., Pant, K. (2017) Vulnerability and impacts of climate change on forest and freshwater wetland ecosystems in Nepal: A review. Ambio, DOI 10.1007/s13280-017-0923-9

J145. Moffitt, D., Kumar, L. (2017) Remote Sensing of a Shallow, Fringing Reef Platform for Analysis of Island Sector Susceptibility and Development of a Coastal Vulnerability Index. Journal of Coastal Research https://doi.org/10.2112/JCOASTRES-D-16-00143.1

J144. Lamsal, P., Kumar, L., Atreya, K. (2017) Historical evidence of climatic variability and changes, and its effect on high altitude regions: insights from Rara and Langtang, Nepal. International Journal of Sustainable Development & World Ecology, 24(6): 471-484. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13504509.2016.1198939

J143. Paterson, R.M., Kumar, L., Shabani, F., Lima, N.M. (2017) World climate suitability projections to 2050 and 2100 for growing oil palms. Cambridge Journal of Agricultural Science, 155(5): 689-702. doi:10.1017/S0021859616000605

J142. Silva, R., Kumar, L., Shabani, F., Picanço, M. (2017) Assessing the impact of global warming on worldwide open field tomato cultivation through CSIRO-Mk3·0 global climate model. Cambridge Journal of Agricultural Science, 155(3): 407-420. doi:10.1017/S0021859616000654

J141. Sibanda, M., Mutanga, O., Rouget, M., Kumar, L. (2017) Estimating Biomass of Native Grass Grown under Complex Management Treatments Using WorldView-3 Spectral Derivatives. Remote Sensing, 9(1), 55. doi:10.3390/rs9010055  

J140. Silva. R., Kumar. L., Shabani. F., Picanço. M., (2017) Potential risk levels of invasive Neoleucinodes elegantalis (small tomato borer) in areas optimal for open field Solanum lycopersicum (tomato) cultivation in the present and under predicted climate change, Pest Management Science, 73(3), 616-627. doi: 10.1002/ ps.4344

J139. Shabani, F., Kumar, L., Solhjouy-Fard, S. (2017) Variances in the projections, resulting from CLIMEX, Boosted Regression Trees and Random Forests techniques. Theoretical and Applied Climatology, 129(3): 801-814.  DOI 10.1007/s00704-016-1812-z 

2016

J138. Ghosh, M., Kumar, L., Roy, C. (2016) Mapping long term changes in the mangrove species composition and distribution in the Sundarbans. Forests, 7(12), 305. doi:10.3390/f7120305  

J137. Jin, X., Kumar, L., Li, Z., Xu, X., Yang, G., Wang, J. (2016) Estimation of Winter Wheat Biomass and Yield by Combining the AquaCrop Model and Field Hyperspectral Data. Remote Sensing, 8, 972; doi:10.3390/rs8120972  

J136. Khormi, H., Kumar, L. (2016) Future Malaria Spatial Pattern based on Potential Global Warming Impact in South and Southeast Asia. Geospatial Health, 11: 416. doi:10.4081/gh.2016.416  

J135. Alqurashi, A., Kumar, L. (2016) Spatiotemporal patterns of urban change and associated environmental impacts in five Saudi Arabian cities: A case study using Remote Sensing data. Habitat International, 58: 75-88. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.habitatint.2016.10.001 

J134. Algahtany, M., Kumar, L. (2016) A Method for Exploring the Link between Urban Area Expansion over Time and the Opportunity for Crime in Saudi Arabia. Remote Sensing, 8(10), 863; doi:10.3390/rs8100863

J133. Alqurashi, A., Kumar, L., Sinha, P. (2016) Urban Land Cover Change Modelling Using Time-Series Satellite Images: A Case Study of Urban Growth in Five Cities of Saudi Arabia. Remote Sensing, 8(10), 838; doi:10.3390/rs8100838  

J132. Silva, R., Kumar, L., Shabani, F., Silva, E., Galdino, T., Picanço, M. (2016) Spatio-temporal dynamic climate model for Neoleucinodes elegantalis using CLIMEX. International Journal of Biometeorology, 61(5): 785-795. DOI 10.1007/s00484-016-1256-2

J131. Al-Jaryian, R. A., Kumar, L., Taylor, S. (2016) Modelling the current and potential future distributions of the sunn pest Eurygaster integriceps (Hemiptera: Scutelleridae) using CLIMEX. Pest Management Science, 72(10): 1989-2000. DOI: 10.1002/ps.4247

J130. Taylor, S., Drielsma, M., Taylor, R., Kumar, L. (2016) Applications of Rapid Evaluation of Metapopulation Persistence (REMP) in Conservation Planning for Vulnerable Fauna Species. Environmental Management, 57(6): 1281-1291. DOI: 10.1007/s00267-016-0681-7

J129. Al-Jaryian, R.A., Kumar, L. (2016) Changing global risk of invading greenbug Schizaphis graminum under climate change. Crop Protection, 88: 137-148. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cropro.2016.06.008

J128. Shabani, F., Cacho, O., Kumar, L. (2016) Effects of climate change on economic feasibility of future date palm production: an integrated assessment in Iran. Human and Ecological Risk Assessment: An International Journal, 22(5): 1268-1287. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10807039.2016.1162089

J127. Taylor, S., Kumar, L. (2016) Global Climate Change Impacts on Pacific Islands Terrestrial Biodiversity: A Review. Tropical Conservation Science, 9(1): 203-223. http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/full/10.1177/194008291600900111.

J126. Lamsal, P., Atreya, K., Pant, Krishna, Kumar, L. (2016) Tourism and wetland conservation: application of travel cost and willingness to pay for entry fee at Ghodaghodi Lake Complex, Nepal. Natural Resources Forum – A United Nations Sustainable Development Journal, 40(2016): 51-61. DOI: 10.1111/1477-8947.12089  

J125. Taylor, S., Kumar, L. (2016) Will climate change impact the potential distribution of a native vine (Merremia Peltata) which is behaving invasively in the Pacific Region? Ecology and Evolution, 6(3): 742-754. doi: 10.1002/ece3.1915  

J124. Drielsma, M., Foster, E., Ellis, M., Gill, R., Prior, J., Kumar, L., Saremi, H., Ferrier, S. (2016) Assessing collaborative, privately managed biodiversity conservation derived from an offsets program: lessons from the Southern Mallee of New South Wales, Australia. Land Use Policy, 59: 59-70. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.landusepol.2016.08.005

J123. Alqurashi, A., Kumar, L., Al-Ghamdi, K. (2016) Spatiotemporal modeling of urban growth predictions based on driving force factors in five Saudi Arabian cities. ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information, 5(8), 139; doi:10.3390/ijgi5080139.  

J122. Shabani, F., Kumar, L., Ahmadi, M. (2016) A comparison of absolute performance of different correlative and mechanistic species distribution models in an independent area. Ecology and Evolution, 6(16): 5973-5986. doi: 10.1002/ece3.2332  

J121. Morid, R., Delavar, M., Eagderi, S., Kumar, L. (2016) Assessment of climate change impacts on river hydrology and habitat suitability of Oxynemacheilus bergianus; Case study: Kordan River, Iran. Hydrobiologia, 771: 83-100. DOI 10.1007/s10750-015-2617-2

J120. Algahtany, M., Kumar, L., Khormi, H. (2016) Are immigrants more likely to be involved in criminal activity in Saudi Arabia? Open Journal of Social Sciences, 4: 170-186. http://dx.doi.org/10.4236/jss.2016.43023

J119. Nunn, P.D., Kumar, L., Eliot, I., McLean, R.F. (2016) Classifying Pacific islands. Geoscience Letters. 3(1): 7. DOI: 10.1186/s40562-016-0041-8  

J118. Sinha, P., Kumar, L., Reid, N. (2016) Rank-based methods for selection of landscape metrics for land cover pattern change detection. Remote Sensing, 8(2): 107 (19 pp) doi:10.3390/rs8020107  

J117. Madani, N., Kimball, J.S., Nazeri, M., Kumar, L., Affleck, D.L.R. (2016) Remote sensing derived fire frequency, soil moisture and ecosystem productivity explain regional movements in Emu over Australia. PLoS ONE, 11(1): e0147285. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0147285  

J116. Lambert, K., Kumar, L., Reid, N., McDonald, P.G. (2016) Habitat selection by a despotic passerine, the Bell Miner (Manorina melanophrys): when restoring habitat through Lantana (Lantana camara) removal is not enough. Ecological Management & Restoration, 17(1): 81-84. DOI: 10.1111/emr.12196.

J115. Ramirez-Cabral, N.Y.Z., Kumar, L. and Taylor, S. (2016). Crop niche modeling projects major shifts in common bean growing areas. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 218-219: 102-113. Doi: 10.1016/j.agrformet.2015.12.002

J114. Shabani, F., Kumar, L., Nojoumian, A.H., Esmaeili, A., Toghyani, M. (2016) Projected future distribution of date palms and its potential use in alleviating micronutrient deficiency. Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture, 96(4),1132-1140. DOI 10.1002/jsfa.7195

2015

J113. Zhou, Y., Kumar, L., Mabee, W. (2015) Special Section Guest Editorial: Advances in Remote Sensing for Renewable Energy Development: Challenges and Perspectives. Journal of Applied Remote Sensing, 9 (1) 097601. DOI: 10.1117/1.JRS.9.097601  

J112. Shabani, F., Kumar, L., Esmaeili, A. (2015) A modelling implementation of climate change on biodegradation of Low-Density Polyethylene (LDPE) by Aspergillus niger in soil. Global Ecology and Conservation, 4: 388-398. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gecco.2015.08.003.

J111. Kandeh, J., Kumar, L. (2015) Developing a relative ranking of social vulnerability of Governorates of Yemen to Humanitarian crisis. ISPRS International Journal of Geoinformation, 4: 1913-1935. doi:10.3390/ijgi4041913.  

J110. Kumar, L., Taylor, S. (2015) Exposure of coastal built assets in the South Pacific to climate risks. Nature Climate Change, 5: 992-996. DOI: 10.1038/NCLIMATE2702.

J109. Shabani, F., Kumar, L. (2015) Should species distribution models use only native or exotic records of existence or both? Ecological Informatics, 29(1): 57-65. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ecoinf.2015.07.006

J108. Paterson, R.M., Kumar, L., Taylor, S. Lima, N.M. (2015) Future climate effects on suitability for growth of oil palms in Malaysia and Indonesia. Scientific Reports, 5:14457. DOI: 10.1038/srep14457.  

J107. Nolasco-Javier, D., Kumar, L., Tengonciang, A.M.P. (2015) Rapid Appraisal of Rainfall Threshold and Selected Landslides in Baguio, Philippines. Natural Hazards, 78: 1587-1607. DOI 10.1007/s11069-015-1790-y

J106. Kumar, L., Khormi, H.M., Leis, K., Taylor, S. (2015) Ecological Research in Australia: Identifying links versus gaps between hotspots of ecological research and biodiversity. Austral Ecology, 40(5): 581-590. DOI: 10.1111/aec.12225.

J105. Nazeri, M., Madani, N., Kumar, L., Mahiny, A.S., Kiabi, B.H. (2015) A geo-statistical approach to model Asiatic cheetah, onager, gazelle and wild sheep shared niche and distribution in Turan biosphere reserve-Iran. Ecological Informatics, 29: 25-32. doi:10.1016/j.ecoinf.2015.06.008

J104. Lamsal, P., Atreya, K., Pant, K.P., Kumar, L. (2015) An Analysis of Willingness to Pay for Community Based Conservation Activities at the Ghodaghodi Lake Complex, Nepal. International Journal of Biodiversity Science, Ecosystem Services & Management,  DOI: 10.1080/21513732.2015.1055338  

J103. Kumar, L., Sinha, P., Taylor, S., Alqurashi, A. (2015) Review of the use of remote sensing for biomass estimation to support renewable energy generation. Journal of Applied Remote Sensing, 9(1), 097696 (2015). doi:10.1117/1.JRS.9.097696.  

J102. Shabani, F., Kumar, L., Taylor, S. (2015) Distribution of date palms in the Middle East based on future climate scenarios. Experimental Agriculture. 51 (2): 244-263. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/S001447971400026X.

J101. Gholoobi, M., Kumar, L. (2015) Using object-based hierarchical classification to extract land use land cover classes from high resolution satellite imagery in a complex urban area. Journal of Applied Remote Sensing, 9(1), 096052 (2015). doi:10.1117/1.JRS.9.096052.  

J100. Okonkwo, C.N.P., Kumar, L., Taylor, S. (2015) The Niger Delta Wetland Ecosystem: What threatens it and why should we protect it? African Journal of Environmental Science and Technology, 9(5): 451-463. DOI: 10.5897/AJEST2014.1841.

J99. Lamsal, P., Pant, K., Kumar, L., Atreya, K. (2015) Sustainable livelihoods through conservation of wetland resources – A case of economic benefits from Ghodaghodi Lake, Western Nepal. Ecology & Society, 20(1): 10 (11 pages). http://dx.doi.org/10.5751/ES-07172-200110

J98. Nahavandy, S.K., Ghamisi, P., Kumar, L., Couciero, M.S. (2015) A Novel Adaptive Compression Technique for Dealing with Corrupt Bands and High Levels of Band Correlations in Hyperspectral Images based on Binary Hybrid GA-PSO for Big Data Compression. International Journal of Computer Applications, 109(8): 18-25. DOI: 10.5120/19208-0915.

J97. Ghosh, M., Kumar, L., Roy, C. (2015) Monitoring the Coastline Change of Hatiya Island in Bangladesh using Remote Sensing Techniques. ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, 101: 137-144. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.isprsjprs.2014.12.009

 

2014

J96. Algahtany, M., Kumar, L., Khormi, H. (2014) Spatio-temporal changes of crime patterns in Saudi Arabia from 2003- 2012. GSTF Journal of Law and Social Sciences, Vol.4 No.1, DOI: 10.5176/2251-2853_4.1.164

J95. Shabani, F., Kumar, L., Taylor, B. (2014) Projecting date palm distribution in Iran under climate change using topography, physicochemical soil properties, soil taxonomy, land use and climate data. Theoretical and Applied Climatology, 118(3): 553-567. DOI 10.1007/s00704-013-1064-0

J94. Saremi, H., Kumar, L., Turner, R., Stone, C., Melville, G. (2014) Impact of local slope and aspect assessed from LiDAR records on tree diameter in radiata pine (Pinus radiata D. Don) plantations. Annals of Forest Science, 71(7): 771-780. DOI 10.1007/s13595-014-0374-4

J93. Saremi, H., Kumar, L., Turner, R., Stone, C., Melville, G., (2014) DBH and height show significant correlation with incoming solar radiation: A case study of a radiata pine (Pinus radiata D. Don) plantation in New South Wales, Australia. GIScience and Remote Sensing, 51(4): 427-444. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/15481603.2014.937901

J92. Al-Ghamdi, K.M., Al-Azab, A.M., Khormi, H.M., Kumar, L., Mahyoub, J.A. (2014) Monitoring larval populations of Aedes aegypti in different residential districts of Jeddah governorate, Saudi Arabia. Journal of Food, Agriculture & Environment, 12(3&4): 448-452. https://doi.org/10.1234/4.2014.5427

J91. Alqurashi, A.F., Kumar, L. (2014) Land Use and Land Cover Change Detection in the Saudi Arabian Desert Cities of Makkah and Al-Taif Using Satellite Data. Advances in Remote Sensing, 3, 106-119. http://dx.doi.org/10.4236/ars.2014.33009.  

J90. Kumar, L., Sinha, P. (2014) Mapping salt-marsh land cover vegetation using high-spatial and hyper-spectral satellite data to assist wetland inventory. GIScience and Remote Sensing, Vol. 51(5): 483–497. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/15481603.2014.947838

J89. Saremi, H., Kumar, L., Stone, C., Melville, G., Turner, R. (2014) Sub-Compartment Variation in Tree Height, Stem Diameter and Stocking in a Pinus radiata D. Don Plantation Examined Using Airborne LiDAR Data. Remote Sensing, 6(8): 7592-7609. doi:10.3390/rs6087592  

J88. Shabani. F., Kumar. L., Taylor. S. (2014) Suitable regions for date palm cultivation in Iran are predicted to increase substantially under future climate scenarios. Cambridge Journal of Agricultural Science, 152: 543-557. doi:10.1017/S0021859613000816

J87. Esmaeili, A., Pourbabaee, A.A., Alikhani, H.A., Shabani, F., Kumar, L. (2014) Colonization and Biodegradation of photo-oxidized Low-density Polyethylene (LDPE) by New Strains of Aspergillus sp. and Lysinibacillus sp. Bioremediation, 18(3): 213-226. DOI: 10.1080/10889868.2014.917269

J86. Saremi, H., Kumar, L., Turner, R., Stone, R. (2014) Airborne  LiDAR derived canopy height model reveals a significant difference in radiata pine (Pinus radiata D. Don) heights based on slope and aspect of sites. Trees – Structure and Function, 28(3): 733-744. DOI 10.1007/s00468-014-0985-2

J85. Shabani. F., Kumar. L., Esmaeili, A. (2014) Future Distributions of Fusarium oxysporum f. spp. in European, Middle Eastern and North African Agricultural Regions under Climate Change. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment, 197: 96-105. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.agee.2014.08.005.

J84. Clarke, P.J., Knox, K.J.E., Bradstock, R.A., Munoz-Robles, C., Kumar, L. (2014) Vegetation, terrain and fire history shape the impact of extreme weather on fire severity and ecosystem response. Journal of Vegetation Science, 25(4): 1033-1044. DOI: 10.1111/jvs.12166.

J83. Taylor, S., Kumar, L. (2014) Impacts of climate change on invasive Lantana camara L. distribution in South Africa. African Journal of Environmental Science and Technology, 8(6): 391-400. http://dx.doi.org/10.5897/AJEST2014.1705.

J82. Kumar, L., Sinha, P., Taylor, S. (2014) Improving image classification in a complex wetland ecosystem through image fusion techniques. Journal of Applied Remote Sensing, 8(1): 083616-1 – 083616-16. [DOI: 10.1117/1.JRS.8.083616

J81. Khormi, H., Kumar, L. (2014) Climate change and the potential global distribution of Aedes aegypti: spatial modelling using GIS and CLIMEX. Geospatial Health, 8(2): 405-415. DOI:10.4081/gh.2014.29

J80. Allbed, A., Kumar, L., Aldakheel, Y.Y. (2014) Assessing soil salinity using soil salinity and vegetation indices derived from IKONOS high-spatial resolution imageries: Applications in a date palm dominated region. Geoderma, 230-231: 1-8. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.geoderma.2014.03.025

J79. Lamsal, P., Pant, K.P., Kumar, L., Atreya, K. (2014) Diversity, Uses and Threats in the Ghodaghodi Lake Complex, a Ramsar Site in Western Lowland Nepal. ISRN Biodiversity. Volume 2014, Article ID 680102, 12 pages. http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/680102  

J78. Shabani, F., Kumar, L. (2014) Sensitivity Analysis of CLIMEX Parameters in Modeling Potential Distribution of Phoenix dactylifera L. PLoS ONE 9(4): e94867. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0094867  

J77. Nazeri, M., Kumar, L., Jusoff, K., Bahaman, A.R. (2014) Modelling the potential distribution of the Malayan sun bear in Krau wildlife reserve, Malaysia. Ecological Informatics, 20: 27-32. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ecoinf.2014.01.006

J76. Alqadi, K., Kumar, L. (2014) Water Policy in Jordan. International Journal of Water Resources Developmenthttp://dx.doi.org/10.1080/07900627.2013.876234

J75. Sinha, P., Kumar, L., Drielsma, M., Barrett, T. (2014) Time-series Effective Habitat Area (EHA) modelling using cost-benefit raster based technique. Ecological Informatics, 19: 16-25. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ecoinf.2013.10.003

J74. Taylor, S., Kumar, L. (2014) Climate Change and Weed Impacts on Small Island Ecosystems: Lantana camara L. (Magnoliopsida: Verbenaceae) Distribution in Fiji. Pacific Science, 68(1): 117-133. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.2984/68.1.11

J73. Allbed, A., Kumar, L., Sinha, P. (2014) Mapping and Modelling Spatial Variation in Soil Salinity in the Al Hassa Oasis Based on Remote Sensing Indicators and Regression Techniques. Remote Sensing, 6: 1137-1157; doi:10.3390/rs6021137  

J72. Thorner, J., Kumar, L., Smith, S. (2014) Impacts of climate-change-driven sea level rise on intertidal rocky reef habitats will be variable and site specific. PLoS ONE 9(1): e86130. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0086130  

J71. Alian, S., Tolpekin, V.A., Bijker, W., Kumar, L. (2014) Identifying Curvature of Overpass Mountain Roads in Iran from High Spatial Resolution Remote Sensing Data. International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation, 26: 21-25. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jag.2013.05.002

J70. Shabani, F., Kumar, L., Esmaeili, A. (2014) Improvement to the prediction of the USLE K factor. Geomorphology, 204: 229-234.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.geomorph.2013.08.008

J69. Alqadi, K., Kumar, L., Khormi, H. (2014) Mapping hotspots of underground water quality based on the variation of chemical concentration in Amman, Zarqa and Balqa regions. Environmental Earth Science, 71:2309-2317. DOI 10.1007/s12665-013-2632-4

 

2013

J68. Shabani, F., Kumar, L., Esmaeili, A., Saremi, H. (2013) Climate Change Will Lead to Larger Areas of Spain Being Conducive to Date Palm Cultivation. Journal of Food, Agriculture and Environment, 11(3-4): 2441-2446. http://world-food.net/download/journals/2013-issue_3&4/2013-issue_3&4-environment/e187.pdf

J67. Khormi, H., Kumar, L., Elzahrany, R. (2013) Regression model for predicting adult female Aedes aegypti based on meteorological variables: A case study of Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. Journal of Earth Science & Climatic Change, 5(1): 1-8. http://dx.doi.org/10.4172/2157-7617.1000168

J66. Ghamisi, P., Sepehrband, F., Kumar, L., Couceiro, M.S., Martins, F.M.L. (2013) A New Method for Compression of Remote Sensing Images Based on Enhanced Differential Pulse Code Modulation Transformation. ScienceAsia, 39(5): 546-555. http://dx.doi.org/10.2306/scienceasia1513-1874.2013.39.546

J65. Allbed, A., Kumar, L. (2013) Soil Salinity Mapping and Monitoring In Arid and Semi-Arid Regions Using Remote Sensing Technology: A Review. Advances in Remote Sensing, 2: 373-385. http://dx.doi.org/10.4236/ars.2013.24040.

J64. Shabani, F., Kumar, L. (2013) Risk levels of Invasive Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. in Areas Suitable for Date Palm (Phoenix dactylifera) Cultivation under Various Climate Change Projections. PLoS ONE, 8(12): e83404. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0083404  

J63. Sinha, P., Kumar, L. (2013) Markov land cover change modeling using multiple pairs of time-series satellite images. Photogrammetric Engineering & Remote Sensing, 79(11): 1037-1051. DOI: https://doi.org/10.14358/PERS.79.11.1037

J62. Thorner, J., Kumar, L., Smith, S. (2013) Fine scale 3D habitat mapping as a biodiversity conservation tool for intertidal rocky reefs. Journal of Coastal Research, 29(5): 1184-1190. DOI: 10.2112/JCOASTRES-D-12-00142.1

J61. Shabani, F., Kumar, L., Esmaeili, A. (2013) Use of CLIMEX, Land use and Topography to Refine Areas Suitable for Date Palm Cultivation in Spain under Climate Change Scenarios. Journal of Earth Science & Climate Change, 4: 145 doi: 10.4172/2157-7617.1000145

J60. Alqadi, K., Kumar, L. (2013) Changing demographics, expanding urban areas and modified agricultural extents and their impacts on water availability and water quality in Jordan. African Journal of Agricultural Research, 8(25): 3193-3201. DOI: 10.5897/AJAR12.875

J59. Albalawi, E. K., Kumar, L. (2013) Using remote sensing technology to detect, model and map desertification: A review. Journal of Food, Agriculture and Environment, 11(2): 791-797. http://world-food.net/download/journals/2013-issue_2/2013-issue_2-environment/e2.pdf 

J58. Kumar, L., Khormi, H. (2013) Landscape of ecological research in Australia: A bibliometric analysis of trends in research output and hotspots of research from 1991-2010. Austral Ecology, 38(5): 599-608. doi:10.1111/j.1442-9993.2012.02453.x

J57. Alqurashi, A., Kumar, L. (2013) Investigating the Use of Remote Sensing and GIS Techniques to Detect Land Use and Land Cover Change: A Review. Advances in Remote Sensing, 2(2): 193-204. doi:10.4236/ars.2013.22022  

J56. Khormi, H., Kumar, L. (2013) Using geographic Information system and remote sensing to study common mosquito-borne diseases in Saudi Arabia: A review. Journal of Food, Agriculture and Environment, 11(2): 14-17. http://world-food.net/download/journals/2013-issue_2/2013-issue_2-food/f1.pdf

J55. Sinha, P., Kumar, L. (2013) Independent Two-step Thresholding of Binary Images in Inter-Annual Land Cover Change/No-Change Identification. ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, 81(7): 31-43. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.isprsjprs.2013.03.010.

J54. Kumar, L. (2013) Effect of rounding off elevation values on the calculation of aspect and slope from a gridded digital elevation model. Journal of Spatial Science, 58(1): 91-100. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14498596.2013.765792.

J53. Lamsal, P., Pant, K.P., Kumar, L. (2013) Geographic Information (GI) Product Marketing through Advertisements: An Application of Content Analysis. European Journal of Business and Management, 5(9): 62-74. http://www.iiste.org/Journals/index.php/EJBM/article/view/5124.

J52. Alqadi, K., Kumar, L. (2013) Are there monthly variations in water quality in the Amman, Zarqa and Balqa Regions, Jordan? Computational Water, Energy, and Environmental Engineering, 2(02): 26-35. DOI: 10.4236/cweee.2013.22B005.

J51. Taylor, S., Kumar, L. (2013) Potential distribution of an invasive species under climate change scenarios using CLIMEX and Soil Drainage: A case study of Lantana camara L. in Queensland, Australia. Journal of Environmental Management, 114: 414-422. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jenvman.2012.10.039.

J50. Sinha, P., Kumar, L. (2013) Binary images in seasonal land-cover change identification: a comparative study in parts of New South Wales, Australia. International Journal of Remote Sensing, 34(6): 2162-2186. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/01431161.2012.742214.

J49. Twongyirwe, R., Sheil, D., Majaliwa, J. G. M., Ebanyat, P., Tenywa, M. M., Heist, M.van, Kumar, L. (2013) Variability of Soil Organic Carbon stocks under different land uses/cover: A study in an afro-montane landscape in Southwestern Uganda. Geoderma, 193-194: 282-289. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.geoderma.2012.09.005.

 

2012

J48. Khormi, H., Elzahrany, R., Kumar, L. (2012) The benefits and challenges of scaling up dengue surveillance in Saudi Arabia from a GIS perspective. Dengue Bulletin, 36: 26-36. http://apps.searo.who.int/PDS_DOCS/B4957.pdf.

J47. Kumar, L., Ghosh, M.K. (2012) Land Cover Change Detection of Hatiya Island, Bangladesh Using Remote Sensing Techniques. Journal of Applied Remote Sensing, 6 (1), 063608 (November 28, 2012);  doi: 10.1117/1.JRS.6.063608  

J46. Sinha, P., Kumar, L., Reid, N. (2012) Three-date Landsat TM composite in seasonal land-cover change identification in a mid-latitudinal region of diverse climate and land-use. Journal of Applied Remote Sensing, 6 (1), 063595 (Oct 30, 2012). doi:10.1117/1.JRS.6.063595  

J45. Nazeri, M., Jusoff, K., Madani, N., Mahmud, A.R., Sharma, R.S.K., Kumar, L. (2012) Predictive Modeling and Mapping of Malayan Sun Bear (Helarctos malayanus) Distribution Using Maximum Entropy, PLoS ONE 7(10): e48104, doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0048104.  

J44. Shabani, F., Kumar, L., Taylor, S. (2012) Climate change impacts on the future distribution of Date Palms: A modelling exercise using CLIMEX. PLoS ONE 7(10): e48021, doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0048021.  

J43. Taylor, S., Kumar, L., Reid, N. (2012) Impacts of climate change and land-use on the potential distribution of an invasive weed: a case study of Lantana camara L. in Australia. Weed Research, 52(5): 391-401. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-3180.2012.00930.x.

J42. Gohari, A., Ahmed, A., Hashim, M.G., Kheirandish, S., Kumar, L. (2012) Towards the design of a GIS-based routing system. International Journal of Geoinformatics, 8(2): 63-69. http://creativecity.gscc.osaka-cu.ac.jp/IJG/article/view/573.

J41. Sinha, P., Kumar, L. (2012) A new technique for seasonal land-cover change analysis using directional brightness differencing. GSTF Journal of Engineering Technology, 1(1): 61-66. DOI:10.5176/2251-3701_1.1.11

J40. Taylor, S., Kumar, L. (2012) Climate change and invasive weeds – Modelling distribution of Lantana camara L. GSTF Journal of Engineering Technology, 1(1): 56-60. DOI:10.5176/2251-3701_1.1.10

J39. Taylor, S., Kumar, L. (2012) Sensitivity Analysis of CLIMEX Parameters in Modelling Potential Distribution of Lantana camara L. PLoS ONE 7(7): e40969. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0040969  

 J38. Khormi, H., Kumar, L. (2012) The importance of appropriate temporal and spatial scales for dengue fever control and management. Science of the Total Environment. 430: 144-149. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2012.05.001.

 J37. Khormi, H., Kumar, L. (2012) Assessing the risk for Dengue fever based on socioeconomic and environmental variables in a GIS environment. Geospatial Health, 6(2): 171-176. http://geospatialhealth.net/index.php/gh/article/view/135/135 

J36. Kumar, L., Khormi, H. (2012) Hotspots, Research Productivity and Collaboration Networks in Remote Sensing and GIS in Australia from 1991 to 2010. Journal of Spatial Science, 57(1): 101-113. DOI:10.1080/14498596.2012.686360

J35. Taylor S., Kumar L., Reid N., Kriticos D.J. (2012) Climate Change and the Potential Distribution of an Invasive Shrub, Lantana camara L. PLoS ONE 7(4): e35565. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0035565  

J34. Sinha, P., Kumar, L., Reid, N. (2012) Seasonal variation in land-cover classification accuracy in a diverse region. Photogrammetric Engineering & Remote Sensing, 78(3): 271-280. DOI: https://doi.org/10.14358/PERS.78.3.271.

J33. Taylor, S., Kumar, L. Reid, N., Lewis, C.R.G. (2012) Optimal band selection from hyperspectral data for Lantana camara discrimination. International Journal of Remote Sensing, 33(17): 5418-5437. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/01431161.2012.661093.

 

2011

J32. Taylor, S., Kumar, L., Reid, N. (2011) Accuracy Comparison of Quickbird, Landsat TM and SPOT 5 Imagery for Lantana camara Mapping. Journal of Spatial Science, 56(2): 241-252. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14498596.2011.623345.

J31. Khormi, H., Kumar, L. (2011) Identifying and visualizing spatial patterns and hotspots of dengue fever clinically confirmed cases and female Aedes aegypti mosquitoes in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. Dengue Bulletin, 35: 15-34. http://apps.who.int/iris/bitstream/10665/170999/1/db2011v35p15.pdf.

J30. Khormi, H., Kumar, L., Elzahrany, R. (2011) Modeling spatiotemporal risk changes in the incidence of dengue fever in Saudi Arabia: a geographic information system case study. Geospatial Health, 6(1): 77-84. DOI:10.4081/gh.2011.159

J29. Khormi, H., Kumar, L. (2011) Modeling Dengue Fever Risk Based on Socioeconomic Parameters, Nationality and Age groups: GIS and Remote Sensing Based Case Study. Science of the Total Environment. 409: 4713-4719.DOI:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2011.08.028.

J28. Khormi, H., Kumar, L., Elzahrany, R. (2011) Describing and Analysing the Association between Meteorological Variables and Adult Aedes Aegypti Mosquitoes. Journal of Food, Agriculture and Environment, 9(3-4): 954-959. http://world-food.net/download/journals/2011-issue_3_4/061(2).pdf 

J27. Alqadi, K., Kumar, L. (2011) Water issues in the Kingdom of Jordan: A brief review with reasons for declining quality. Journal of Food, Agriculture and Environment, 9(3-4): 1019-1023. http://world-food.net/download/journals/2011-issue_3_4/073(2).pdf 

J26. Khormi, H., Kumar, L. (2011) Examples of using spatial information technologies for mapping and modeling mosquito-borne diseases based on environmental, climatic and socio-economic factors and different spatial statistics, temporal risk indices and spatial analysis: A review. Journal of Food, Agriculture & Environment. 9(2): 41-49. http://world-food.net/download/journals/2011-issue_2/f6.pdf 

J25. Twongyirwe, R., Majaliwa, J.G.M., Ebanyat, P., Tenywa, M.M., Sheil, D., Heist, M. Van., Oluka, M., Kumar, L. (2011) Dynamics of forest cover conversion in and around Bwindi impenetrable forest, South-western Uganda. Journal of Applied Sciences and Environmental Management.15(1): 189-195. http://www.bioline.org.br/pdf?ja11031.

J24. Saremi, H., Kumar, L., Sarmadian, F., Heidari, A. (2011) GIS based evaluation of land suitability – a case study for major crops in Zanjan University region. Journal of Food, Agriculture & Environment. 9(1): 741-744. http://world-food.net/download/journals/2011-issue_1/59.pdf.

 

2010

J23. Ismail, R., Mutanga, O., Kumar, L. (2010) Modeling the potential distribution of pine forests that are susceptible to Sirex noctilio infestations in Mpumalanga, South Africa. Transactions in GIS. 14(5): 709-726. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1467-9671.2010.01229.x/abstract.

J22. Taylor, S., Kumar, L., Reid, N. (2010) Mapping Lantana Camara: Accuracy comparison of various fusion techniques. Photogrammetric Engineering & Remote Sensing. 76(6): 691-700. https://doi.org/10.14358/PERS.76.6.691

J21. Kumar, L., Skidmore, A.K., Mutanga, O. (2010) Leaf level experiments to discriminate between eucalyptus species using high spectral resolution reflectance data: Use of derivatives, ratios and vegetation indices. Geocarto International, 25(4): 327-344. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10106040903505996.

 

Pre 2010

J20. Mutanga, O., van Aardt, J., Kumar, L. (2009) Imaging spectroscopy (hyperspectral remote sensing) in southern Africa: an overview. South African Journal of Science, 105(5-6): 193-198. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4102/sajs.v105i5/6.88

J19. Ismail, R., Mutanga, O., Kumar, L., Bob, U. (2008) Determining the optimal spatial resolution of remotely sensed data for the detection of Sirex noctilio infestations in pine plantations in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. The South African Geographical Journal, 90(1): 22-31. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03736245.2008.9725308.

J18. Kumar, L. (2007) High-spectral resolution data for determining leaf water content in Eucalyptus species: leaf level experiments. Geocarto International. 22(1): 3-16. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10106040701204396.

J17. Kumar, L. (2007) A comparison of reflectance characteristics of some Australian eucalyptus species based on high spectral resolution data – discriminating using the visible and NIR regions. Journal of Spatial Science, 52(2): 51-64. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14498596.2007.9635122.

J16. Liu, C. Frazier, P., Kumar, L. (2007) Comparative assessment of the measures of thematic classification accuracy. Remote Sensing of Environment, 107: 606-616. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rse.2006.10.010.

J15. Mutanga, O. and Kumar, L. (2007) Estimating and mapping grass phosphorus concentration in an African savanna using hyperspectral image data. International Journal of Remote Sensing, 28(21): 4897-4911. http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/01431160701253253.

J14. Kandeh, J.M.K., Kumar, L. (2006) Standardization in mapping and monitoring of invasive alien plant species. Journal of Environmental Informatics 7 (1): 36-47. doi:10.3808/jei.200600065.

J13. Kumar, L., Skidmore, A.K. (2006) NIR and SWIR Reflectance characteristics of dry plant materials of some Eucalyptus species. International Journal of GeoInformatics, 2(1): 47-59. http://creativecity.gscc.osaka-cu.ac.jp/IJG/article/view/598/0

J12. Liu, C., Frazier, P., Kumar, L., MacGregor, C., Blake, N. (2006) Catchment-wide wetland assessment and prioritization using the multi-criteria decision-making method TOPSIS.  Environmental Management 38(2): 316-326. DOI: 10.1007/s00267-005-0151-0

J11. Mutanga, O., Skidmore, A.K., Kumar, L., and Ferwerda, J. (2005) Estimating tropical pasture quality at canopy level using band depth analysis with continuum removal in the visible domain. International Journal of Remote Sensing, 26(6): 1093-1108). http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/01431160512331326738

J10. Schmidt, K.S., Skidmore, A.K., Kloosterman, E.H., Van Oosten, H., Kumar, L., Janssen, J. (2004) Mapping coastal vegetation using an expert system and hyperspectral imagery. Photogrammetric Engineering and Remote Sensing, 70(6): 703-715. DOI: https://doi.org/10.14358/PERS.70.6.703

J9. van Langevelde, F., van de Vijver, C.A.D.M., Kumar, L., van de Koppel, J., de Ridder, N., van Andel, J., Skidmore, A.K., Hearne, J., Stroosnijder, L., Bond, W.J., Prins, H.H.T., and Rietkerk, M. (2003). Effects of fire and herbivory on the stability of savanna ecosystems. Ecology, 84(2): 337-350. DOI: 10.1890/0012-9658(2003)084[0337:EOFAHO]2.0.CO;2

J8. Kumar, L., Rietkerk, M., van Langevelde, F., van de Koppel, J., van Andel, J., Hearne, J., de Ridder, N., Stroosnijder, L., Prins, H.H.T., Skidmore, A.K. (2002) Relationship between vegetation recovery rates and soil type in the Sahel of Burkina Faso: Implications for resource utilization at large scales. Ecological Modelling, 149: 143-152. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0304-3800(01)00520-8.

J7. Rietkerk, M., Ouedraogo, T., Kumar, L., Sanou, S., Van Langevelde, F., Kiema, A., Van de Koppel, J., Van Andel, J., Hearne, J., Skidmore, A.K., De Ridder, N., Stroosnijder, L., and Prins, H.H.T. (2002). Fine-scale spatial distribution of plants and resources on a sandy soil in the Sahel. Plant and Soil 239: 69– 77. doi:10.1023/A:1014970523241

J6. Rietkerk, M., Boerlijst, M.C., Van Langevelde, F., HilleRisLambers, R., Van de Koppel, J., Kumar, L., Klausmeier, C.A., Prins, H.H.T., De Roos, A. (2002) Self-organisation of vegetation in arid ecosystems. The American Naturalist, 160(4): 524–530.DOI:10.1086/342078

J5. Rietkerk, M., van de Koppel, J., Kumar, L., van Langevelde, F., Prins, H.H.T. (2002) The Ecology of Scale. Ecological Modelling, 149: 1-4. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0304-3800(01)00510-5.

J4. van de Koppel, J., Rietkerk, M., van Langevelde, F., Kumar, L., Klausmeier, A., Fryxell, J.M., Hearne, J., van Andel, J., de Ridder, N., Skidmore, A.K., Stroosnijder, L., Prins, H.H.T. (2002) Spatial heterogeneity and irreversible vegetation change in semi-arid grazing systems. The American Naturalist, 159(2): 209-218.DOI:10.1086/324791

J3. Kumar, L., Skidmore, A.K. (2000) Radiation – vegetation relationships in an Eucalyptus forest. Photogrammetric Engineering and Remote Sensing, 66(2): 193-204. https://www.asprs.org/wp-content/uploads/pers/2000journal/february/2000_feb_193-204.pdf.

J2. Kumar, L., Skidmore, A.K., Knowles, E. (1997) Modelling topographic variation in solar radiation in a GIS environment. International Journal of Geographical Information Science, 11(5): 475-497. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/136588197242266

J1. Skidmore, A.K., Bijker, W., Schmidt, K., Kumar, L. (1997) Use of Remote Sensing and GIS for Sustainable Land Management. ITC Journal 1997-3/4: 302-315.

 

Conference Proceedings and Other Technical Publications

C55. Silva, Ricardo Siqueira da, Kumar, L., Shabani, F., Picanço, Marcelo Coutinho., 2016  “Impacts of climate change on suitability of Neoleucinodes elegantalis (tomato borer) in South America” University of New England Postgraduate Conference. Armidale, New South Wales, Australia.

C54. Shabani. F., Kumar. L., Esmaeili. A., 2013 “Use of CLIMEX and Non-climatic Parameters to Refine Areas Suitable for Date Palm Cultivation in Spain under Various Climate Change Scenarios” 5th world conference on ecological restoration, 6-11 Oct, Madison, Wisconsin, USA.

C53. Alqadi, K., Kumar, L., Khormi, H. (2013) Modeling hotspots of water contamination based on the variation of chemical concentrations in the Amman-Zarqa Basin in Jordan. Water Research Conference, 20-23 January, Singapore.

C52. Khormi, HM. Kumar, L. Elzhrany, RA. 2013. Climate and predicting female Aedes aegypti abundance: Case study of Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. Environmental Health Conference 3-6 March 2013, Science and Policy to Protect Future Generations, Boston, USA.

C51. Ghamisi, P., Couceiro, M.S., Ferreira, N.M.F., Kumar, L. (2012) Use of Darwinian particle swarm optimization technique for the segmentation of remote sensing images. IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium – Remote Sensing for a Dynamic Earth, 22-27 July, 2012, Munich Germany. pp. 4295-4298. doi: 10.1109/IGARSS.2012.6351718

C50. Kumar, L., Singh, A. (2012) Remote sensing and GIS techniques for the assessment of biofuel and biomass energy resources. ICTTRE 2012 – International Conference on Technology Transfer and Renewable Energy. 21-22 June 2012, Mauritius, pp 207-220.

C49. Taylor, S., Kumar, L., Reid, N. (2012) The impact of climate change on the potential distribution of an invasive species, Lantana Camara L. Proceedings of the Annual International Conference on Sustainable Energy and Environmental Science (SEES 2012), 13-14 February 2012, Singapore, pp 6-9.

C48. Sinha, P., Kumar, L. (2012) Land-cover change in different seasons using Landsat TM in parts of NSW Australia. Proceedings of the Annual International Conference on Sustainable Energy and Environmental Science (SEES 2012), 13-14 February 2012, Singapore, pp 50-54.

C47. Ghamisi, P., Kumar, L. (2012) A Novel Adaptive Compression Method for Hyperspectral Images by using EDT and Particle Swarm Optimization. Digital Photography VIII, edited by Sebastiano Battiato, Brian G. Rodricks, Nitin Sampat, Francisco H. Imai, Feng Xiao, Proc. of SPIE-IS&T Electronic Imaging, SPIE Vol. 8299: 82990M-1 to 82990M-12. doi:10.1117/12.904727

C46. Thorner, J., Kumar, L., Smith, S. (2011) Fine scale 3D habitat mapping of intertidal rocky shores. Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Remote Sensing and Photogrammetry Society, 13-15 September 2011, Bournemouth, UK

C45. Taylor, S., Kumar, L., Reid, N., Kriticos, D.J. (2011) The potential distribution of Lantana Camara L. in relation to climate change. Proceedings Rural Climate Change Solutions Symposium, 3-4 May, Armidale NSW, Australia. pp 22-24.

C44. Ahlawat, V., Jhorar, Om., Kumar, L., Backhouse, D. (2011) Using hyperspectral remote sensing as a tool for early detection of leaf rust in blueberries. Proceedings – 34th International Symposium on Remote Sensing of Environment. April 10-15, Sydney Australia.

C43. Kumar, L. (2011) Reliability of GIS-based solar radiation models and their utilisation in agro-meteorological research. Proceedings – 34th International Symposium on Remote Sensing of Environment. April 10-15, Sydney Australia.

C42. Dillon, M., Kumar, L. (2011) The Potential of Weather Watch Radar to Predict the Spatial Distribution of Rainfall Patterns in the Kimberley Region and Applications for Natural Resource Management. Proceedings – 34th International Symposium on Remote Sensing of Environment. April 10-15, Sydney Australia.

C41. Sinha, P., Kumar, L., Reid, N. (2011) Seasonal land use / land cover mapping: Accuracy comparison of various band combinations. Proceedings – 34th International Symposium on Remote Sensing of Environment. April 10-15, Sydney Australia.

C40. Taylor, S., Kumar, L., Reid, N. (2011) Comparison of Broadband and Hyperspectral Sensors for Lantana Mapping. Proceedings – 34th International Symposium on Remote Sensing of Environment. April 10-15, Sydney Australia.

C39. Kumar, L. (2010) Remote Sensing and Geographic Information Systems for Resource Assessment – Scope and Capabilities for the Pacific. International Conference on Renewable Energy and Climate Change – Focus on the Pacific. December 6-8, University of the South Pacific, Suva Fiji.

C38. Kumar, L. (2009) The role of remote sensing in biomass mapping and contribution to the renewable energy & climate change debate. Keynote address at the Sustainable Energy Resources Workshop (SERW 09), December 4, University of The South Pacific, Suva Fiji.

C37. Kumar, L. (2009) An integrated Remote Sensing GIS project for broad scale management of wildlife and livestock – an example application supporting government in decision making. 2009 Pacific Island Countries GIS & RS User Conference, 1 – 4 December, Suva Fiji.

C36. Kumar, L. (2009) A comparison of ARCGIS modelled and ground recorded solar radiation data an opportunities for utilisation in environmental Models. Proceedings of The 10th South East Asian Survey Congress, 4 – 7 August 2009, BICC, Nusadua, Bali, Indonesia. Pages 311-315.

C35. Kumar, L., Munoz, C., Gross, C. (2009) Use of QuickBird imagery to map vegetation communities to extract Warkworth Sands Woodlands in the Hunter Valley in Australia. Proceedings of The 10th South East Asian Survey Congress, 4 – 7 August 2009, BICC, Nusadua, Bali, Indonesia. Pages 122-125.

C34. Taylor, S., Kumar, L., Reid, N. (2009) Use of Remote Sensing techniques in Lantana mapping. Proceedings of The 10th South East Asian Survey Congress, 4 – 7 August 2009, BICC, Nusadua, Bali, Indonesia. Pages 139-147.

C33. Kumar, L., Reid, N., Clarke, P., Vernes, K., Geiser, F., Sindel, B., Andrew, N., Prior, J., Young, I. (2009) Managing climate change impacts on biodiversity. Submission to the NSW Legislative Assembly. 31 pages.

C32. Kumar, L., Munoz, C., Gross, C. (2009) Mapping Vegetation Communities to extract Warkworth Sand Woodlands in the RTCA project area in the Hunter Valley. Report for Rio Tinto Coal & Allied. The University of New England. 29 pages

C31. Kumar, L. Global Positioning System in a Nutshell. Feature article in Fiji Times, 6 March 2009.

C30. Kumar, L., Singh, A. (2008) Estimating Fine Scale Ground Solar Radiation From GIS Modelled Data And Historical Meteorological Records. Australian Institute of Physics 18th National Congress, 30 November – 5 December 2008.

C29. Ground, S.F.,  R.J. Denham, R.J., Kumar, L. (2008) Spot The Pineapple: Mapping Land Use Using An Object-Based Classification Technique. 14th Australasian Remote Sensing and Photogrammetry Conference 29 September – 3 October 2008.

C28. Kumar, L., Clarke, P., Munoz, C. Knox, K. (2008) Mapping of fire severity and comparison of severity indices across vegetation types in Gibraltar Range National Park, Australia. The International Archives of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences, Vol XXXVII Part B7, pages 1477-1482, Beijing, China, 3-11 July 2008.

C27. Clarke, P., Kumar, L., Munoz, C., Knox, K (2007) Burn regimes and fire regime thresholds for plant conservation in New England Tableland National Parks. Report for the Department of Environment and Climate Change. 38 pages.

C26. Kumar, L., Mutanga, O., Ismail, R., Ahmed, F. (2007) Correlation between ground-recorded and GIS modelled solar radiation: development of regression equations for Australian conditions. Proceedings of The 28th Asian Conference on Remote Sensing, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 12-16 November 2007.

C25. Mutanga, O., Ismail, R., Ahmed, F., Kumar, L. (2007) Using in-situ hyperspectral remote sensing to discriminate pest attacked pine forests in South Africa. Proceedings of The 28th Asian Conference on Remote Sensing, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 12-16 November 2007.

C24. Ismail, R., Mutanga, O., Ahmed, F., Kumar, L. (2007) Predicting the potential distribution of Sirex noctilio infestations in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa: Comparisons between single classification trees and random forest. Proceedings of The 28th Asian Conference on Remote Sensing, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 12-16 November 2007.

C23. Aravind, N., Rakhesh.D. and Kumar, L. (2006) Agro-Ecological Zoning Using Temporal Satellite Data and GIS For Cultivation Of Improved Hybrid Varieties Through Precision Farming, Proceedings on International Conference on “Biotechnology Approaches For Alleviating Malnutrition And Human Health” on 9th – 11th January 2006, Jointly organized by USAID-ALO Washington, DC,  PURDUE University, USA and  University of Agricultural Sciences, Bangalore, India.

C22. Clarke, P.J., Coughlin, R., Kumar, L. (2006) Fire history and fire regimes: Implications for plant conservation in New England Tableland National Parks. The University of New England. Unpublished Report for DEC.

C21. Liu, C., Frazier, P., Kumar, L. (2006) Predicting the distribution and abundance of two saltmarsh plant species. International Geographical Union Conference, Brisbane, 3-7 July 2006.

C20. Liu, C., Frazier, P., Kumar, L., Bell, D. (2006) Characterizing the spatial distributions of two saltmarsh plant species. The joint conference of the NZ Ecological Society and the Ecological Society of Australia. Wellington, 28 August to 1 September 2006.

C19. Kumar, L., Coughlin, R., Mutanga, O., Ismail, R. (2006) Scope of high spatial resolution imagery for mapping Lantana Camara in a forest environment. Proceedings of 6th International Conference on Earth Observation & Geoinformation Sciences in Support of Africa’s Development. Cairo, Egypt 30 October – 2 November.

C18. Mutanga, O., Kumar, L. (2006) Imaging spectroscopy and grass phosphorous concentration in an african savanna. Proceedings of 6th International Conference on Earth Observation & Geoinformation Sciences in Support of Africa’s Development. Cairo, Egypt 30 October – 2 November.

C17. Ismail, R., Mutanga, O., Kumar, L., Bob, U. (2006) Examining the effects of spatial resolution on sirex noctilio infestations using NDVI data. Proceedings of 6th International Conference on Earth Observation & Geoinformation Sciences in Support of Africa’s Development. Cairo, Egypt 30 October – 2 November.

C16. Coughlin, R., and Kumar, L. (2005) Determining the ability of fine-spatial-resolution sensor Quickbird to identify areas with or are susceptible to invasion by the invasive weed Lantana camara  within a forest environment. Spatial Sciences Conference, 12-16 September 2005. Melbourne Australia.

C15. Kandeh, J.M.K., Ahadi, A.W., Kumar, L. (2005) Using Remote Sensing Data for Earthquake Damage Assessment in Afghanistan: The Role of the International Charter. Proceedings of the First International Symposium on Geo-information for Disaster Management, March 21 – 23, Delft, The Netherlands.  pp 832 – 84.

C14. Kumar, L., Laegdsgaard, P., Frazier, P., and MacGregor, C. (2005) Mapping salt-marsh vegetation using high-spatial and hyper-spectral satellite data to assist wetland inventory. Spatial Sciences Conference, 12-16 September 2005. Melbourne Australia.

C13. Liu, C., Frazier, P., Kumar, L., MacGregor, C., Blake, N. (2005) Multi-criterion GIS-based Assessment of Wetlands: Clarence Catchment, Australia. Spatial Sciences Conference, 12-16 September 2005. Melbourne Australia.

C12. Su, Xianfeng, Duggin, J.A. and Kumar, L. (2005). Simulation of forest development after open-cut mining using an agent-based model.  XXII International Union of Forest Research Organisations World Congress, 8-13 August 2005, Brisbane

C11. Frazier, P., Graham, J., Duggin, J., MacGregor, C., Kumar, L. (2005) High-spatial resolution remote sensing of wetlands: mapping and monitoring. Spatial Sciences Conference, 12-16 September 2005. Melbourne Australia.

C10. Lamb, D., Frazier, P, and Kumar, L. (2004) Remote Sensing and Satellite Technology – Implementation and Capabilities, Australian Fertilizer Industry Conference, 2-5 August.  Stradbroke Island, Qld.

C9. Skidmore, A.K., Schmidt, K., Kloosterman, H., Kumar, L, van Oosten, H. (2001) Hyperspectral imagery for coastal wetland vegetation mapping. BCRS Report Project 3.4/DE-13. The Netherlands.

C8. Kumar, L., van Langevelde, F., Rietkerk, M., van de Koppel, J. (2000) Dependence of post-drought vegetation recovery on soil type and implications for resource utilization. 2000 World Conference on Natural Resource Modelling, Wageningen, The Netherlands. 26-30 June 2000.

C7. Rietkerk, M., van Langevelde, F., van de Koppel, J., Kumar, L. (2000) The origin of patterns in semi-arid vegetation. 2000 World Conference on Natural Resource Modelling, Wageningen, The Netherlands. 26-30 June 2000.

C6. van de Koppel, J., Rietkerk, M., van Langevelde, F., Kumar, L. (2000) Spatial heterogeneity and irreversible vegetation change in semi-arid grazing systems. 2000 World Conference on Natural Resource Modelling, Wageningen, The Netherlands. 26-30 June 2000.

C5. van Langevelde, F., Rietkerk, M., Kumar, L., van de Koppel, J. (2000) Irreversible vegetation collapse and optimal harvesting in semi-arid grazing systems. 2000 World Conference on Natural Resource Modelling, Wageningen, The Netherlands. 26-30 June 2000.

C4. Kumar, L., Skidmore, A.K. (1998) Use of derivative spectroscopy to identify regions of differences between some Australian Eucalypt species. 9th Australasian Remote Sensing and Photogrammetry Conference, July 20-24, Sydney, Australia.

C3. Kumar, L. (1997) Solar radiation modelling in Arc/Info GRID and its use in eucalypt species delineation. Proceedings 11th Annual Australian ESRI & ERDAS Users Conference, 3rd – 5th September 1997. pp 55 – 64.

C2. Kumar, L. (1993) Problems faced by Physics educators in Fiji. Proceedings South Pacific Regional Conference on Pre-tertiary Physics Education, Port Moresby 22 – 25 June 1993.

C1. Kumar, L., Willatt, S.T. (1992) Soil compaction as a function of aggregate size and water content. Proceedings 4th National Soils Conference, Australian Society of Soil Science, Adelaide, 19 – 23 April 1992. p.74.

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