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Jennifer Jensen

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Associate Professor
Ph.D., Environmental Science, University of Idaho, 2009
Office: ELA 334
Phone: 512.245.1724
Vita    HB2504 information
Research Interests: remote sensing; vegetation mapping and monitoring; habitat modeling; landscape ecology; natural resource management; land cover–land use change; lidar


Zhao, C.**, Jensen, J., Deng, Xiangzheng, Dede-Bamfo, N. 2016. Impacts of LiDAR sampling methods and point spacing density on DEM generation. Papers in Applied Geography, DOI: 10.1080/23754931.2015.1121405

Jensen, J.L.R., and Matthews, A.J. 2016. Assessment of image-based point clouds products to generate a bare Earth surface and estimate canopy heights in a woodland ecosystem. Remote Sensing, 8(1), DOI:10.3390/rs8010050

Courville, B.C.*, Jensen, J.L.R., Dixon, R.W., Fonstad, M.A. 2014. A Landsat-based evaluation of lake water clarity in Maine lakes. Physical Geography, 34(4), 355-368. DOI: 10.1080/02723646.2014.909716

Duarte, A., Jensen, J.L.R., Hatfield, J.S., Weckerly, F.W. 2013. Spatiotemporal variation in range-wide golden-cheeked warbler breeding habitat. Ecosphere, 4(12):152 DOI: 10.1890/ES13-00229.1

Mathews, A.** and Jensen, J.L.R. 2013. Visualizing and quantifying vineyard canopy LAI using an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) collected high density Structure from Motion point cloud. Remote Sensing, 5, 2164-2183. DOI: 10.3390/rs5052164

Fonstad, M.A., Dietrich, J.T., Courville, B.C., Jensen, J.L.R., Carbonneau, P.E. 2013. Topographic structure from motion: a new development in photogrammetric measurement. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, 38, 421-430. DOI: 10.1002/esp.3366.

Small, M., Veech, J., Jensen, J.L.R. 2012. Local landscape composition around North American Breeding Bird Survey routes. Ecology, 93(10), 2298. DOI: 10.1890/12- 0724.1

Mathews, A.J.** and Jensen, J.L.R. 2012. An airborne LiDAR-based methodology for vineyard parcel detection and delineation. International Journal of Remote Sensing, 33(16), 5251- 5267. DOI: 10.1080/01431161.2012.663114

Jensen, J.L.R., Humes, K.S., Hudak, A.T., Vierling, L.A., Delmelle, E. 2011. Evaluation of the MODIS LAI product using independent lidar-derived LAI: a case study in mixed conifer forest, Remote Sensing of Environment, 115(12), 3625-3639. DOI: 10.1016/j.rse.2011.08.023

Jensen, J.L.R., Humes, K.S., Vierling, L.A., Hudak, A.T. 2008. Discrete return lidar-based prediction of leaf area index in two conifer forests. Remote Sensing of Environment, 112, 3947-3957. DOI: 10.1016/j.rse.2008.07.001

Jensen, J.L.R., Humes, K., Conner, T., Williams, C., DeGroot., J., 2006. Estimation of biophysical characteristics for highly variable mixed-conifer stands using small footprint LiDAR, Canadian Journal of Forest Research, 36,1129-1138. DOI: 10.1139/x06-007

Courses Taught:

GEO 7415: Geographic Applications of Remote Sensing (Texas State University)
GEO 7399: Dissertation (Texas State University)
GEO 7390: Independent Study (Texas State University)
GEO 7372: Seminar in Geographic Information Science: Lidar Analysis and Modeling (Texas State University)
GEO 7366: Advanced Topics in Remote Sensing (Texas State University)
GEO 7316: Remote Sensing of the Environment (Texas State University)
GEO 5415: Geographic Applications of Remote Sensing (Texas State University)
GEO 5399: Thesis (Texas State University)
GEO 5395: Problems in Applied Geography:Lidar Analysis and Modeling (Texas State University)
GEO 5335: Directed Research
GEO 5324: GPS & GIS (Texas State University)
GEO 4324: GPS & GIS (Texas State University)
GEO 4417: Digital Terrain Modeling (Teas State University)
GEO 4412: Digital Remote Sensing (Texas State University)
GEO 4316: Landscape Biogeography (Texas State University)
GEO 3416: Principles of Remote Sensing (Texas State University)
US 1100: University Seminar (Texas State University)
GEOG 404: GPS/GIS Integration (University of Idaho)
GEOG 100: Introduction to Physical Geography (University of Idaho)