Dr. John A. Gamon Publications

  1. Irbis Gallegos, Ann Q. Gates, Santonu Goswani, Craig Tweedie, John Gamon (2011). “Towards Near-Real Time Data Property Specification and Verification for Arctic Hyperspectral Sensor Data.” In Proceedings of the North American Fuzzy Information Processing Society Conference (NAFIPS) 2011 (in press)
  2. Goswami S, Gamon JA, and Tweedie CE (2011), Surface hydrology of an arctic ecosystem: Multiscale analysis of a flooding and draining experiment using spectral reflectance, J. Geophys. Res., 116, G00I07, doi:10.1029/2010JG001346
  3. Gamon JA, Coburn C, Flanagan L, Huemmrich KF, Kiddle C, Sanchez-Azofeifa GA, Thayer D, Vescovo L, Gianelle D, Sims D, Rahman AF, Zonta Pastorella G (2010) SpecNet revisited: bridging flux and remote sensing communities. Canadian Journal of Remote Sensing. 36(Suppl. 2): S376–S390.
  4. Garbulsky MF, Peñuelas J, Gamon JA, Inoue Y, Filella I.  (2010) The Photochemical Reflectance Index (PRI) and the remote sensing of leaf, canopy and ecosystem radiation use efficiencies; a review and meta-analysis.  Remote Sensing of Environment. http://www.sciencedirect.com/scidirimg/clear.gifdoi:10.1016/j.rse.2010.08.023
  5. Ustin SL, Gamon JA (2010) Remote sensing of plant functional types.  New Phytologist. 186: 795–816
  6. Huemmrich KF, Kinoshita G, Gamon JA, Houston S, Kwon H, Oechel WC (2010)  Tundra Carbon Balance Under Varying Temperature and Moisture Regimes.  Journal of Geophysical Research.  115, G00I02, doi:10.1029/2009JG001237
  7. KF Huemmrich, JA Gamon, CE Tweedie, SF Oberbauer,  G Kinoshita, S Houston, A Kuchy, RD Hollister, H Kwon, M Mano, Y Harazono, PJ Webber, WC Oechel (2010) Remote sensing of tundra gross ecosystem productivity and light use efficiency under varying temperature and moisture conditions.  Remote Sensing of Environment.  114(3):481-489.
  8. Quesada M, Sanchez-Azofeifa G, Alvarez-Anorve M, Stoner KE, Avila-Cabadilla L, Calvo-Alvarado J, Castillo A, Espiritu-Santo MM, Fagundes M, Fernandes GW, Gamon J, Lopezaraiza-Mikel M, Lawrence D, Morellato P, Powers J, Neves F, Rosas-Guerrero V, Sayago R, Sanchez-Montoya G (2009) Succession and management of tropical dry forests in the Americas: Review and new perspectives.  Forest Ecology and Management. 258:1014-1024.
  9. Sanchez –Azofeifa G, Castro K, Wright SJ, Gamon J, Rivard B, Kalacska M, Schnitzer S (2009) Differences in leaf traits, leaf internal structure, and spectral reflectance between two communities of lianas and trees : Implications for remote sensing in tropical environments. Remote Sensing of Environment. 113:2076-2088.
  10. Ustin SL, Gitelson AA, Jacquemoud S, Schaepman ME, Asner GP, Gamon JA, Zarco-Tejada P (2009) Retrieval of Foliar Information about Plant Pigment Systems from High Resolution Spectroscopy, Remote Sensing of Environment. 113:S67-77.
  11. Gamon JA (2008) Tropical remote sensing – opportunities and challenges. pp. 297-304. In: Kalacska M, Sanchez-Azofeifa GA (Eds), Hyperspectral remote sensing of tropical and subtropical forests. CRC Press, Taylor and Francis Group. ISBN-10: 1420053418, ISBN-13: 978-1420053418.
  12. Gamon JA, Qiu H-L, Sanchez-Azofeifa A (2007) Ecological Applications of Remote Sensing at Multiple Scales.  pp. 655-684 in: Pugnaire FI, Valladares F (Eds) Plant Functional Ecology, Second Edition.  CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL.
  13. Sitch S, McGuire AD, Kimball J, Gedney N, Gamon J, Engstrom, R, Wolf A, Zhuang Q (2007)  Assessing the circumpolar carbon balance of arctic tundra with remote sensing and process-based modeling approaches.  Ecological Applications 17:213-234.
  14. Gamon JA, Rahman AF, Dungan JL, Schildhauer M, Huemmrich  KF (2006a) Spectral Network (SpecNet): what is it and why do we need it?  Remote Sensing of Environment. 103: 227-235.
  15. ** Gamon JA, Cheng Y, Claudio H, MacKinney L, Sims D (2006b) A mobile tram system for systematic sampling ecosystem optical properties.  Remote Sensing of Environment.  103:246-254
  16. **Claudio HC, Gamon JA, Cheng Y, Fuentes D, Rahman AF, Qiu H-L, Sims DA, Luo H, Oechel WC (2006) Monitoring drought effects on vegetation water content and fluxes in chaparral with the 970nm water band index.  Remote Sensing of Environment.  103:304-311.
  17. *Fuentes D, Gamon JA, Cheng Y, Qiu H-L, Mao Z, Sims DA, Rahman AF, Oechel WC, Luo H (2006) Mapping carbon and water flux in a chaparral ecosystem using vegetation indices derived from AVIRIS.  Remote Sensing of Environment.  103:312-323.
  18. **Cheng Y, Gamon JA, Fuentes DA, Mao Z, Sims DA, Qiu H-L, Claudio HC, Yang W, Huete A (2006)  A multi-scale analysis of dynamic optical signals in a Southern California chaparral ecosystem: a comparison of field, AVIRIS and MODIS data.  Remote Sensing of Environment.  103:369-378
  19. Sims DA, Luo H, Hastings S, Oechel WC, Rahman AF, and Gamon JA (2006)  Parallel adjustments in vegetation greenness and ecosystem CO2 exchange in response to drought in a Southern California chaparral ecosystem.  Remote Sensing of Environment.  103:289-303.
  20. Sanchez-Azofeifa GA, Quesada M, Rodriguez JP, Nassar JM, Stoner KE, Castillo A, Garvin T, Zent EL, Calvo J, Kalacska M, Fajardo L, Gamon J, Cuevas-Reyes (2005) Research Priorities for Neotropical Dry Forests.  BioTropica.  37(4):477-485
  21. *Gamon JA, Kitajima K, Mulkey SS, Serrano L, Wright SJ (2005) Diverse optical and photosynthetic properties in a neotropical forest during the dry season: implications for remote estimation of photosynthesis.  BioTropica. 37(4):547-560.
  22. *Moyes AB, Witter MS, Gamon JA (2005) Restoration of native perennials in a California annual grassland after prescribed spring burning and solarization.  Restoration Ecology 13(4):658-665.
  23. Turner DP, Ritts W, Cohen WB, Maeirsperger T, Gower ST, Kirschbaum A, Running SW, Zhao M, Wofsy S, Dunn A, Law B, Campbell J, Oechel W, Kwon HJ, Meyers T, Small E, Kurc S, Gamon J (2005) Site-level evaluation of satellite-based global GPP and NPP monitoring.  Global Change Biology.  11:666-684.
  24. Rahman AF, Gamon JA (2004) Detecting biophysical properties of a semi-arid grassland and distinguishing burned from unburned areas with hyperspectral reflectance.  Journal of Arid Environments 58(4): 597-610
  25. Ustin SL, Roberts DA, Gamon JA, Asner GP, Green RO (2004) Using imaging spectroscopy to study ecosystem processes and properties.  BioScience 54(6):523-533
  26. **Stow DA, Hope A, McGuire D, Verbyla D, Gamon J, Huemmrich F, Houston S, Racine C, Sturm M, Tape K, Hinzman L, Yoshikawa K, Tweedie C, Noyle B, Silapaswan C, Douglas D, Griffith B, Jia G, Epstein H, Walker D, Daeschner S, Petersen A, Zhou L, Myneni R (2004) Remote sensing of vegetation and land-cover change in arctic tundra ecosytems.  Remote Sensing of Environment 89:281-308.
  27. *Rahman A. F., V. D. Cordova, J. A. Gamon, H. P. Schmid, D. A. Sims (2004), Potential of MODIS ocean bands for estimating CO2 flux from terrestrial vegetation: A novel approach, Geophysical Research Letters, 31, L10503, doi:10.1029/2004GL019778
  28. Gamon JA, Huemmrich KF, Peddle DR, Chen J, Fuentes D, Hall FG, Kimball JS, Goetz S, Gu J, McDonald KC, Miller JR, Moghaddam M, Rahman AF, Roujean J-L, Smith EA, Walthall CL, Zarco-Tejada P, Hu B, Fernandes R, Cihlar J (2004) Remote sensing in BOREAS: Lessons learned.  Remote Sensing of Environment.  89: 139-162.
  29. *Boelman NT, Stieglitz M, Rueth H, Sommerkorn M, Griffin KL, Shaver GR, Gamon JA (2003) Response of NDVI, biomass, and ecosystem gas exchange to long-term warming and fertilization in wet sedge tundra.  Oecologia 135:414-421.
  30. Sims DA, Gamon JA (2003) Estimation of vegetation water content and photosynthetic tissue area from spectral reflectance: a comparison of indices based on liquid water and chlorophyll absorption. Remote Sensing of Environment.  84:526-537.
  31. *Rahman AF, Gamon JA, Sims DA, Schmidts M (2003) Optimal pixel size for hyperspectral remote sensing of ecosystem function: A case study of Southern California Grassland and Chaparral.  Remote Sensing of Environment.  84:192-207.
  32. *Stylinski C.D., Gamon J.A. & Oechel W.C. (2002) Seasonal patterns of reflectance indices, carotenoid pigments and photosynthesis of evergreen chaparral species. Oecologia 131:366-374.
  33. Sims DA, Gamon JA (2002.) Relationships between leaf pigment content and spectral reflectance across a wide range of species, leaf structures and developmental stages.  Remote Sensing of Environment  81:337-354.
  34. *Rahman AF, Gamon JA, Fuentes DA, Roberts DA, Prentiss D (2001) Modeling spatially distributed ecosystem flux of boreal forests using hyperspectral indices from AVIRIS imagery  Journal of Geophysical Research.  106(D24):33,579-33,591.
  35. *Fuentes DA, Gamon JA, Qiu H-L, Sims DA, Roberts DA (2001) Mapping Canadian boreal forest vegetation using pigment and water absorption features derived from the AVIRIS sensor.  Journal of Geophysical Research. 106(D24):33,565-33,577.
  36. *Yoshida LC, Gamon JA, Andersen CP (2001) Differences in above- and below-ground responses to ozone between two populations of a perennial grass. Plant and Soil. 233:203-211.
  37. Gamon JA, Field CB, Fredeen AL, Thayer S (2001) Assessing photosynthetic downregulation in sunflower stands with an optically-based model.  Photosynthesis Research 67:113-125.
  38. *Serrano L, Ustin SL, Roberts DA, Gamon JA, Penuelas J (2000) Deriving water content of chaparral vegetation from AVIRIS data.  Remote Sensing of Environment.74:570-581.
  39. *Serrano L, Gamon JA, Penuelas J (2000) Estimation of canopy photosynthetic and non-photosynthetic components from spectral transmittance.  Ecology 81(11):3149-3162.
  40. *Stylinski CD, Oechel WC, Gamon JA, Tissue DT, Miglietta F, Raschi A (2000) Long-term CO2 effects on carboxylation and light utilization.  Plant, Cell and Environment. 23: 1353-1362
  41. **Gamon JA, Surfus JS (1999) Assessing leaf pigment content and activity with a reflectometer.  New Phytologist 143:105-117.
  42. Gamon JA, Qiu H-L (1999) Ecological applications of remote sensing at multiple scales.  pp. 805-846 In: Pugnaire FI, Valladares F (Eds) Handbook of Functional Plant Ecology.  Marcel Dekker, Inc. New York.
  43. Qiu H-L, Lam NS-N, Quattrochi DA, Gamon JA (1999) Fractal characterization of hyperspectral imagery.  Photogrammetric Engineering and Remote Sensing.  65(1):63-71.
  44. *Joel G, Gamon JA,  Field CB (1997) Production Efficiency in Sunflower: The Role of Water and Nitrogen Stress.  Remote Sensing of Environment.
  45. *Gamon JA, Serrano L, Surfus JS (1997) The photochemical reflectance index: an optical indicator of photosynthetic radiation-use efficiency across species, functional types, and nutrient levels.  Oecologia 112:492-501.
  46. *Peñuelas J, Filella I, Gamon JA, Field C (1997) Assessing photosynthetic radiation-use efficiency of emergent aquatic vegetation from spectral reflectance.  Aquatic Botany 58:307-315.
  47. *Serrano L, Gamon JA, Berry J (1997) Estimation of leaf area with an integrating sphere.  Tree Physiology 17:571-576.
  48. *Peñuelas J, Filella I, Gamon JA (1995) Assessment of photosynthetic radiation-use efficiency with spectral reflectance, New Phytologist 131:291-296.
  49. Valentini R, Gamon JA, Field CB (1995) Ecosystem gas exchange in a California serpentine grassland: seasonal patterns and implications for scaling.  Ecology. 76(6):1940-1952
  50. Gamon JA, Field CB, Goulden M, Griffin K, Hartley A, Joel G, Peñuelas J., Valentini, R (1995) Relationships between NDVI, canopy structure, and photosynthetic activity in three Californian vegetation types.  Ecological Applications.  5(1):28-41.
  51. Peñuelas J, Gamon JA, Fredeen AL, Merino J, Field CB (1994) Reflectance indices associated with physiological changes in nitrogen- and water-limited sunflower leaves.  Remote Sensing of Environment. 48:135-146.
  52. Field CB, Gamon JA, Peñuelas J (1994) Remote sensing of terrestrial photosynthesis.  In: Schulze ED, Caldwell MM (Eds) Ecophysiology of Photosynthesis, Ecological Studies Vol 100. pp. 511-527.
  53. Peñuelas J, Gamon JA, Griffin K, Field CB. (1993) Assessing community type, plant biomass, pigment composition, and photosynthetic efficiency of aquatic vegetation from spectral reflectance.  Remote Sensing of Environment 46:1-25.
  54. *Gamon JA, Filella I, Peñuelas J (1993) The dynamic 531-nanometer ∆ reflectance signal: a survey of twenty angiosperm species.  Yamamoto HY , Smith CM (Eds). Photosynthetic Responses to the Environment.  American Society of Plant Physiologists, Rockville.  pp. 172-177.
  55. Gamon JA, Field CB, Roberts DA, Ustin SL, Valentini R (1993) Functional patterns in an annual grassland during an AVIRIS overflight.  Remote Sensing of Environment. 44:1-15
  56. Caldwell MM,  Matson PA, Wessman CA, Gamon JA (1993) Prospects for scaling.  In: Ehleringer JR, Field CB (eds) Scaling Physiological Processes: Leaf to Globe.  Academic Press, San Diego. pp. 223-230.
  57. Gamon JA, Peñuelas J,  Field CB (1992) A Narrow-Waveband Spectral Index that Tracks Diurnal Changes in Photosynthetic Efficiency.  Remote Sensing of Environment.  41:35-44.
  58. Fredeen AL, Gamon JA, Field CB (1991) Responses of Photosynthesis and Carbohydrate Partitioning to Limitations in Nutrient and Water Availability in Field-grown Sunflower.  Plant, Cell and Environment 14:963-970
  59. Gamon JA, Field CB, Bilger W, Björkman O, Fredeen A, Peñuelas J (1990) Remote Sensing of the Xanthophyll Cycle and Chlorophyll Fluorescence in Sunflower Leaves and Canopies.  Oecologia.  85:1-7.
  60. Pearcy RW, Roden JS, Gamon JA (1990) Sunfleck Dynamics in Relation to Canopy Structure in a Soybean (Glycine max (L.) Merr.) Canopy.  Agric. Forest Meteorol.  52:359-372.
  61. Gamon JA, Pearcy RW (1990) Photoinhibition in Vitis californica: Interactive Effects of PFD, Temperature and Water Status.  Plant, Cell and Environment 13:267-275.
  62. Gamon JA, Pearcy RW (1990) Photoinhibition in Vitis californica: the Role of Temperature During High-light Treatment.  Plant Physiology 92:487-494.
  63. Gamon JA, Pearcy RW. (1989) Leaf Movement, Stress Avoidance and Photosynthesis in Vitis californicaOecologia 79:475-481.


Other Publications:

  1. Gamon, J.A. (2011) Linking flux measurements and remote sensing with field optical sampling.  AsiaFlux Newsletter, Issue No. 33: 8-15.
  2. Gamon, J.A. (2010) Integrating Remote Sensing and Flux Measurements.  Vol 3(1):7-10..  FluxLetter  (FLUXNET newsletter, available online at: http://bwc.berkeley.edu/FluxLetter/)
  3. Ustin SL, Asner GP, Gamon  JA, Huemmrich KF, Jacquemoud S, Schaepman M, , Zarco-Tejada P (2006) Retrieval of Quantitative and Qualitative Information about Plant Pigment Systems from High Resolution Spectroscopy.  IEEE IGARSS Proceedings July 31-August 4, 2006, Denver. Colorado.
  4. Gamon JA, Fuentes D, Sims D, Houston S, Moyes A, Qiu H-L, Oechel W (2002) Ecosystem carbon flux in a disturbed, fragmented Southern California landscape.  Summaries of the Tenth JPL Airborne Earth Science Workshop.  March 5-8, 2002. Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA. 
  5. Rahman AF, Gamon JA, Sims DA, Schmidts M (2001) An assessment of optimum AVIRIS pixel size for ecosystem function studies.  Summaries of the Tenth JPL Airborne Earth Science Workshop.  February 27-March 2, 2000. Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA. 
  6. Rahman AF, Gamon JA, Fuentes DA, Roberts DA, Prentiss D, Qiu H-L (2000) Modeling CO2 flux of boreal forests using narrow-band indices from AVIRIS imagery. Summaries of the Ninth JPL Airborne Earth Science Workshop.  February 23-25, 2000. Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA.
  7. Fuentes DA, Gamon JA, Qiu H-L, Sims D, Roberts DA (2000) Mapping vegetation cover types in the Canadian boreal forest using pigment and water absorption features derived from AVIRIS. Summaries of the Ninth JPL Airborne Earth Science Workshop.  February 23-25, 2000. Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA.
  8. Gamon JA, Qiu H-L, Roberts DA, Ustin SL, Fuentes DA, Rahman A, Sims D, Stylinski C (1999) Water expressions from hyperspectral reflectance: implications for ecosystem flux modeling.  In: Green RO (Ed) Summaries of the Eighth JPL Airborne Earth Science Workshop.  February 9-11, 1999. Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA.
  9. Qiu H-L, Gamon JA, Roberts DA, Luna M (1998) Monitoring post fire succession in the Santa Monica Mountains using hyperspectral imagery.  Proceedings of SPIE 3502:201-207.
  10. Gamon JA, Lee L-F, Qiu H-L, Davis S, Roberts DA, Ustin SL (1998) A multi-scale sampling strategy for detecting physiologically significant signals in AVIRIS imagery.  Seventh JPL Earth Science Workshop, January 12-16, 1998. Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA.
  11. Qiu H-L, Gamon JA, Luna M (1998) Fractal dimensions of AVIRIS imagery.  Seventh JPL Earth Science Workshop, January 12-16, 1998. Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA.
  12. Gamon JA, Serrano L, Roberts DA, Ustin SL (1996) A ground truthing method for AVIRIS overflights using canopy absorption spectra.  In: Green RO (Ed) Proceedings of the Sixth Annual JPL Airborne Earth Science Workshop, Pasadena, 4-8 March 1996. JPL Publication
  13. Gamon JA, Green RO, Roberts DA, Serrano L (1995) Deriving photosynthetic function from calibrated imaging spectrometry.  In: Guyot G (Ed) Proceedings of the International Colloquium, Photosynthesis and Remote Sensing, 28-30 August, Montpellier, France. pp. 55-60.
  14. Peñuelas J, Filella I, Gamon JA (1995) Assessment of photosynthetic radiation-use efficiency with spectral reflectance at the leaf and canopy levels.  In: Guyot G (Ed) Proceedings of the International Colloquium, Photosynthesis and Remote Sensing, 28-30 August, Montpellier, France.  pp. 129-134.
  15. Gamon JA, Roberts DA, Green RO (1995) Evaluation of the photochemical reflectance index in AVIRIS imagery.  In: Green RO (Ed) Proceedings of the Fifth Annual JPL Airborne Earth Science Workshop, Pasadena, 23-26 January 1995. JPL Publication 95-1:55-58.
  16. Gamon JA, Field CB, Ustin SL (1992) Evaluation of Spatial Productivity Patterns in an Annual Grassland during an AVIRIS Overflight.  In: Green RO (Ed) Proceedings of the Third Annual JPL Airborne Geoscience Workshop, Pasadena, 1-5 June 1992.  pp. 17-19