Northern Eurasia Earth Science Partnership Initiative


Dear NEESPI colleagues,

If you have publications that you think should be included for reference, please send the list to NEESPI Project Scientist, Dr. Pavel Groisman at: We may want to create different topical categories of publications, depending on how many we get. If you have any ideas, please feel free to share them.

The NEESPI Special Issue in Environmental Research Letters 2011 and 2012.

The NEESPI Special Issue in Environmental Research Letters 2009 and 2010.

NEESPI Publications for the 2005-2015 period

The previous NEESPI Special Issue in Environmental Research Letters 2007.

NEESPI-Relevant Publications published prior to 2005

Anatoly I. Sukhinin, Nancy H.F. French, Eric S. Kasischke, Jenny H. Hewson, Amber J. Soja, Ivan A. Csiszar, Edward J. Hyer, Tatiana Loboda, Susan G. Conrad, Victor I. Romasko, Eugene A. Pavlichenko, Sergey I. Miskiv, Olga A. Slinkina. 2004. "AVHRR-based mapping of fires in Russia: New products for fire management and carbon cycle studies". Remote Sensing of Environment 93: 546-564. doi:10.1016/j.rse.2004.08.011

Xiangming Xiao, Bobby Braswell, Qingyuan Zhang, Stephen Boles, Stephen Frolking, Berrien Moore III: "Sensitivity of Vegetation Indices to Atmospheric Aerosoles: Continental-Scale Observationin Northern Asia". Remote Sensing of Environment 84 (2003) 385-392 View

Bergen, K., S. G. Conard, R. A. Houghton, E. S. Kasischke, S. Kharuk, O. Krankina, J. Ranson, H. H. Shugart, A. Sukhinin and R. F. Treyfeld, 2003: "NASA and Russian scientists observe land-cover/land-use change and carbon in Russian forests". Journal of Forestry, June Special Issue on Technologies in Forestry, 34-41.

Bergen, K. M., E. Vaganov, G. Gutman and C. Justice, 2002: "GOFC/GOLD Regional Workshop: GOFC/GOLD Information Products for Forest and Land Management in Siberia/Far East". The Earth Observer 14(6): 19-21.

Xiangming Xiao, Stephen Boles, Jiyuan Liu, Dafang Zhuang, Mingliang Lui: "Characterization of Forest Types in Northeastern China, Using Multi-Temporal SPOT-4 VEGETATION Sensor Data". Remote Sensing of Environment 82 (2002) 335-348 View

Sazonova, T. S., Romanovsky, V. E., Walsh, J. E., and D. O. Sergueev,
"Permafrost dynamics in 20th and 21st centuries along the East-Siberian Transect", Journal of Geophysical Research, VOL. 109, D01108, doi:10.1029/2003 JD003680, 2004.

Xiangming Xiao, Qingyuan Zhang, Stephen Boles, Michael Rawlings, Berrien Moore III: “Mapping Snow Cover in the Pan-Arctic Zone, Using Multi-Year (1998-2001) Images From Optical VGETATION and SPOT Sensor”. Int. J. Remote Sensing, 2004. [Mapping Snow Cover]

Stephen Boles, Xiangming Xiao, Jiyuan Liu, Qingyuan Zhang, Sharav Munkhtuya, Siqing Chen, Dennis Ojima: “Land Cover Characterization of Temperate East Asia Using Multi-Temporal Vegetation Data”. Remote Sensing of Environment, 2004. [Land Cover Characterization]

Y.-H. Zhang, M.J. Wooster, O. Tutubalina, G.L.W. Perry "Monthly Burned area and Forest Fire Carbon Emission Estimates for the Russian Federation from SPIT VGT" Int. J. Remote Sensing, 1-15.  

[Eurosiberian Transect Study], [Water Resources]

T. Suni, J. Rinne, A. Reissel, N. Altimir, P. Keronen, Ü. Rannik, M. Dal Maso, M. Kulmala and T. Vesala: Long-term measurements of surface fluxes above a Scots pine forest in Hyytiälä, southern Finland, 1996-2001. Boreal Environment Res. 4, 2003, 287-301.

T. Suni, F. Berninger, T. Vesala, T. Markkanen, P. Hari, A. Mäkelä, H. Ilvesniemi, H. Hänninen, E. Nikinmaa, T.,Huttula, T. Laurila, M. Aurela, A. Grelle, A. Lindroth, A. Arneth, O. Shibistova and J. Lloyd: Air temperature triggers the recovery of evergreen boreal forest photosynthesis in spring. Global Change Biol. 9, 2003, 1410-1426.

T. Suni, F. Berninger, T. Markkanen, P., Keronen, Ü. Rannik and T. Vesala: Interannual variability and timing of growing-season CO2 exchange in a boreal forest. J. Geophys. Res. 108, D9, 4265, 2003, ACL2-1 -- ACL2-8.

Pilegaard, K., Mikkelsen, T. N., Beier, C., Jensen, N. O., Ambus, P. & Ro-Poulsen, H. 2003: Field measurements of atmosphere-biosphere interactions in a Danish beech forest. Boreal Env. Res. 8: 315-333.

Soja, A.J., A.I. Sukhinin, D.R. Cahoon Jr., H.H. Shugart and P.W. Stackhouse Jr., 2004: AVHRR-derived fire frequency, distribution and area burned in Siberia, Int. J. Remote Sensing, 25 (10), doi:10.1080/01431160310001609725.

Soja, A.J., W.R. Cofer III, H.H. Shugart, A.I. Sukhinin, P.W. Stackhouse Jr., D.J. McRae and S.G. Conard,2004: Estimating fire emissions and disparities in boreal Siberia (1998 through 2002), J. Geophys. Res., 109 (D14), D14S06 doi:10.1029/2004JD004570.