Research Articles on The Greening Earth

  • Kaufmann et al., 2003. The effect of vegetation on surface temperature: A statistical analysis of NDVI and climate data. Geophys. Res. Lett., VOL. 30, NO. 22, 2147, doi:10.1029/2003GL018251.

  • Buermann et al., 2003. Circulation anomalies explain interannual covariability in northern hemisphere temperatures and greenness. J. Geophys. Res., 108(D13), 4396, doi:10.1029/2002JD002630, 2003.

  • Kaufmann et al., 2003. Reply to the comment by R. Lanfredi et al. to "Variations in Northern Vegetation Activity Inferred from Satellite Data of Vegetation Index During 1981 to 1999" by Zhou et al. J. Geophys. Res. Vol. 108 No. D12, 10.1029/2002JD003287.

  • Zhuang et al., 2003. Carbon cycling in extratropical terrestrial ecosystems of the northern hemisphere during the 20th century: A modeling analysis of the influences of soil thermal dynamics. Tellus, 55B: 751-776.

  • Nemani et al., 2003. Climate driven increases in global terrestrial net primary production from 1982 to 1999. Science. (June-06-2003).

  • Dong et al., 2003. Remote sensing of boreal and temperate forest woody biomass: Carbon pools, Sources and Sinks, Remote Sens. Environ., 84:393-410.

  • Zhou et al., 2003. Relation between interannual variations in satellite measures of vegetation greenness and climate between 1982 and 1999. J. Geophys. Res. 108(D1), doi:10.1029/2002JD002510.

  • Kaufmann et al., 2002. Reply to Comment on "Variations in northern vegetation activity inferred from satellite data of vegetation index during 1981-1999" by J. R. Ahlbeck. J. Geophys. Res., Vol. 107(D11), 10.1029/2001JD001516.

  • Bogaert and Zhou et al., 2002. Evidence for a persistent and extensive greening trend in Eurasia inferred from satellite vegetation index data. J. Geophys. Res., Vol. 107(D11), 10.1029/2001JD001075.

  • Lucht et al., 2002. Climatic control of the high-latitude vegetation greening trend and Pinatubo effect. Science, 296:1687-1689 (May-31-2002).

  • Shabanov et al., 2002. Analysis of interannual changes in northern vegetation activity observed in AVHRR data during 1981 to 1994. IEEE Trans. Geosci. Remote Sens., 40:115-130.

  • Myneni and Dong et al., 2001. A large carbon sink in the woody biomass of northern forests. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA., 98(26): 14784-14789.
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  • Tucker et al., 2001. Higher northern latitude NDVI and growing season trends from 1982 to 1999. Int. J. Biometeorol., 45:184-190.

  • Zhou et al., 2001 Variations in northern vegetation activity inferred from satellite data of vegetation index during 1981 to 1999, J. Geophys. Res., 106(D17):20069-20083.

  • Kaufmann et al., 2000. Effect of orbital drift and sensor changes on the time series of AVHRR vegetation index data. IEEE Trans. Geosci. Remote Sens., 38: 2584-2597.

  • Myneni, R. B., Tucker, C. J., Asrar, G. and Keeling, C. D., 1998. Interannual variations in satellite-sensed vegetation index data from 1981 to 1991. J. Geophys. Res., 103 (D6): 6145-6160.

  • Myneni, R. B., Keeling, C. D., Tucker, C. J., Asrar, G. and Nemani, R. R., 1997. Increased plant growth in the northern high latitudes from 1981-1991.Nature, 386:698-701.