Remote Sensing of Environment

(The TQCC of Remote Sensing of Environment is 65. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2019-03-01 to 2023-03-01.)
Vegetation water content mapping using Landsat data derived normalized difference water index for corn and soybeans530
Dual-season mapping of wetland inundation and vegetation for the central Amazon basin444
Current status of Landsat program, science, and applications426
Mapping paddy rice planting area in northeastern Asia with Landsat 8 images, phenology-based algorithm and Google Earth Engine419
Deep learning based multi-temporal crop classification416
Satellite-measured growth of the urban heat island of Houston, Texas375
Fire radiative energy for quantitative study of biomass burning: derivation from the BIRD experimental satellite and comparison to MODIS fire products335
Estimating tree height and tree crown properties using airborne scanning laser in a boreal nature reserve306
Hierarchical mapping of annual global land cover 2001 to present: The MODIS Collection 6 Land Cover product293
Detection and analysis of individual leaf-off tree crowns in small footprint, high sampling density lidar data from the eastern deciduous forest in North America283
Land-cover classification with high-resolution remote sensing images using transferable deep models274
Mapping nonnative plants using hyperspectral imagery260
Remote sensing of solar-induced chlorophyll fluorescence (SIF) in vegetation: 50 years of progress259
Using satellite remote sensing data to estimate the high-resolution distribution of ground-level PM2.5257
Estimating 1-km-resolution PM2.5 concentrations across China using the space-time random forest approach255
Retrieval of leaf area index in different vegetation types using high resolution satellite data250
Validation of daily MODIS snow cover maps of the Upper Rio Grande River Basin for the 2000–2001 snow year248
Estimates of plant density of wheat crops at emergence from very low altitude UAV imagery247
Coupled estimation of 500 m and 8-day resolution global evapotranspiration and gross primary production in 2002–2017235
Intra-annual reflectance composites from Sentinel-2 and Landsat for national-scale crop and land cover mapping227
A review of vegetation phenological metrics extraction using time-series, multispectral satellite data226
Joint Deep Learning for land cover and land use classification222
Benefits of the free and open Landsat data policy221
Land cover mapping at sub-pixel scales using linear optimization techniques211
Key issues in rigorous accuracy assessment of land cover products204
Decomposition of vegetation cover into woody and herbaceous components using AVHRR NDVI time series202
What is global photosynthesis? History, uncertainties and opportunities199
Historical background and current developments for mapping burned area from satellite Earth observation198
Adaptation of the dark spectrum fitting atmospheric correction for aquatic applications of the Landsat and Sentinel-2 archives196
Development of a Sentinel-2 burned area algorithm: Generation of a small fire database for sub-Saharan Africa193
Modeling airborne laser scanning data for the spatial generation of critical forest parameters in fire behavior modeling192
Super-resolution land cover pattern prediction using a Hopfield neural network191
Linear mixture model applied to Amazonian vegetation classification186
Automatic extraction of shorelines from Landsat TM and ETM+ multi-temporal images with subpixel precision186
Regional differences of lake evolution across China during 1960s–2015 and its natural and anthropogenic causes186
The Ice, Cloud, and Land Elevation Satellite – 2 mission: A global geolocated photon product derived from the Advanced Topographic Laser Altimeter System186
Fmask 4.0: Improved cloud and cloud shadow detection in Landsats 4–8 and Sentinel-2 imagery185
Lake water quality classification with airborne hyperspectral spectrometer and simulated MERIS data181
Validation of Collection 6 MODIS land surface temperature product using in situ measurements171
Understanding an urbanizing planet: Strategic directions for remote sensing170
Smallholder maize area and yield mapping at national scales with Google Earth Engine169
Remote sensing for drought monitoring & impact assessment: Progress, past challenges and future opportunities167
Deriving scaling factors using a global hydrological model to restore GRACE total water storage changes for China's Yangtze River Basin166
Near real-time agriculture monitoring at national scale at parcel resolution: Performance assessment of the Sen2-Agri automated system in various cropping systems around the world166
Mapping forest degradation in the Eastern Amazon from SPOT 4 through spectral mixture models165
Global mapping of soil salinity change165
Retrieving leaf area index using a genetic algorithm with a canopy radiative transfer model163
The ATL08 land and vegetation product for the ICESat-2 Mission163
Remote sensing of the terrestrial carbon cycle: A review of advances over 50 years163
Crop type mapping without field-level labels: Random forest transfer and unsupervised clustering techniques159
Measuring freshwater aquatic ecosystems: The need for a hyperspectral global mapping satellite mission158
A cloud detection algorithm for satellite imagery based on deep learning156
Chlorophyll algorithms for ocean color sensors - OC4, OC5 & OC6155
A review of remote sensing for mangrove forests: 1956–2018151
Consistency between sun-induced chlorophyll fluorescence and gross primary production of vegetation in North America151
Remote sensing of terrestrial plant biodiversity149
A practical approach for estimating the escape ratio of near-infrared solar-induced chlorophyll fluorescence149
Vegetation optical depth and scattering albedo retrieval using time series of dual-polarized L-band radiometer observations148
Performance of Landsat-8 and Sentinel-2 surface reflectance products for river remote sensing retrievals of chlorophyll-a and turbidity148
Stand delineation and composition estimation using semi-automated individual tree crown analysis146
Assessment of atmospheric correction algorithms for the Sentinel-2A MultiSpectral Imager over coastal and inland waters146
Classifying successional forests using Landsat spectral properties and ecological characteristics in eastern Amazônia141
Satellite-based ground PM2.5 estimation using timely structure adaptive modeling136
Satellite surface soil moisture from SMAP, SMOS, AMSR2 and ESA CCI: A comprehensive assessment using global ground-based observations135
Remote sensing of dryland ecosystem structure and function: Progress, challenges, and opportunities135
Advanced radiometry measurements and Earth science applications with the Airborne Prism Experiment (APEX)134
Airborne P-band SAR applied to the aboveground biomass studies in the Brazilian tropical rainforest133
Evaluating methods to detect bark beetle-caused tree mortality using single-date and multi-date Landsat imagery132
Sentinel-2/Landsat-8 product consistency and implications for monitoring aquatic systems132
Assessment of red-edge vegetation indices for crop leaf area index estimation129
Terrestrial laser scanning in forest ecology: Expanding the horizon128
The European Space Agency BIOMASS mission: Measuring forest above-ground biomass from space128
The SMAP and Copernicus Sentinel 1A/B microwave active-passive high resolution surface soil moisture product127
The ECOSTRESS spectral library version 1.0125
Multi-temporal trajectory of the urban heat island centroid in Beijing, China based on a Gaussian volume model125
Deep learning-based fusion of Landsat-8 and Sentinel-2 images for a harmonized surface reflectance product123
Airborne and spaceborne remote sensing for archaeological and cultural heritage applications: A review of the century (1907–2017)123
National Park vegetation mapping using multitemporal Landsat 7 data and a decision tree classifier121
A simple retrieval method for land surface temperature and fraction of water surface determination from satellite microwave brightness temperatures in sub-arctic areas120
Sentinel-2 image capacities to predict common topsoil properties of temperate and Mediterranean agroecosystems119
Agricultural land-use change in Brazilian Amazônia between 1980 and 1995: Evidence from integrated satellite and census data117
Evaluation of four atmospheric correction algorithms for MODIS-Aqua images over contrasted coastal waters117
Assessment of vegetation regeneration after fire through multitemporal analysis of AVIRIS images in the Santa Monica Mountains115
Landsat-8 and Sentinel-2 burned area mapping - A combined sensor multi-temporal change detection approach115
Relationships between net photosynthesis and steady-state chlorophyll fluorescence retrieved from airborne hyperspectral imagery114
Assessment and inter-comparison of recently developed/reprocessed microwave satellite soil moisture products using ISMN ground-based measurements113
Design and analysis of numerical experiments to compare four canopy reflectance models111
Short and mid-term sea surface temperature prediction using time-series satellite data and LSTM-AdaBoost combination approach108
Temporal-spatial differences in lake water storage changes and their links to climate change throughout the Tibetan Plateau105
Remote sensing monitoring of multi-scale watersheds impermeability for urban hydrological evaluation105
A global approach for chlorophyll-a retrieval across optically complex inland waters based on optical water types104
Cloud and cloud shadow detection in Landsat imagery based on deep convolutional neural networks103
Comparison and evaluation of MODIS Multi-angle Implementation of Atmospheric Correction (MAIAC) aerosol product over South Asia103
UAV data as alternative to field sampling to map woody invasive species based on combined Sentinel-1 and Sentinel-2 data102
Estimating deforestation in tropical humid and dry forests in Madagascar from 2000 to 2010 using multi-date Landsat satellite images and the random forests classifier101
Half a century of satellite remote sensing of sea-surface temperature101
Detecting vegetation structure using a kernel-based BRDF model100
Canopy shadow in IKONOS satellite observations of tropical forests and savannas100
Mapping pan-European land cover using Landsat spectral-temporal metrics and the European LUCAS survey100
SMOS disaggregated soil moisture product at 1 km resolution: Processor overview and first validation results99
Probabilistic assessment of remote sensing-based terrestrial vegetation vulnerability to drought stress of the Loess Plateau in China99
Waterline mapping in flooded vegetation from airborne SAR imagery98
Retrieval of vegetation clumping index using hot spot signatures measured by POLDER instrument97
Seasonal stability of chlorophyll fluorescence quantified from airborne hyperspectral imagery as an indicator of net photosynthesis in the context of precision agriculture97
The impact of deforestation on cloud cover over the Amazon arc of deforestation96
Quantification of irrigation water using remote sensing of soil moisture in a semi-arid region94
Comparison of Sentinel-2 and Landsat 8 imagery for forest variable prediction in boreal region93
High resolution wheat yield mapping using Sentinel-293
Evaluation of Sentinel-2 time-series for mapping floodplain grassland plant communities93
Global validation of the collection 6 MODIS burned area product93
Calibration of remotely sensed, coarse resolution NDVI to CO2 fluxes in a sagebrush–steppe ecosystem92
Validation of MERIS ocean-color products in the Bohai Sea: A case study for turbid coastal waters92
A regional phenology model for detecting onset of greenness in temperate mixed forests, Korea: an application of MODIS leaf area index91
Multi-sensor cloud and cloud shadow segmentation with a convolutional neural network91
Non-destructive tree volume estimation through quantitative structure modelling: Comparing UAV laser scanning with terrestrial LIDAR89
Improved remote sensing of leaf nitrogen concentration in winter wheat using multi-angular hyperspectral data89
Mapping macroalgal blooms in the Yellow Sea and East China Sea using HJ-1 and Landsat data: Application of a virtual baseline reflectance height technique89
Diverse relationships between forest growth and the Normalized Difference Vegetation Index at a global scale89
Estimation of forest structural parameters using 5 and 10 meter SPOT-5 satellite data89
Anisotropic characteristic of artificial light at night – Systematic investigation with VIIRS DNB multi-temporal observations88
Downscaling of solar-induced chlorophyll fluorescence from canopy level to photosystem level using a random forest model88
Sea surface salinity estimates from spaceborne L-band radiometers: An overview of the first decade of observation (2010–2019)88
Improved understanding of snowmelt runoff from the headwaters of China's Yangtze River using remotely sensed snow products and hydrological modeling87
High-throughput field phenotyping using hyperspectral reflectance and partial least squares regression (PLSR) reveals genetic modifications to photosynthetic capacity86
Using repeated small-footprint LiDAR acquisitions to infer spatial and temporal variations of a high-biomass Neotropical forest86
Monitoring vegetation changes in Pasvik (Norway) and Pechenga in Kola Peninsula (Russia) using multitemporal Landsat MSS/TM data84
Bidirectional sun-induced chlorophyll fluorescence emission is influenced by leaf structure and light scattering properties — A bottom-up approach84
Individual mangrove tree measurement using UAV-based LiDAR data: Possibilities and challenges84
Monitoring and understanding the water transparency changes of fifty large lakes on the Yangtze Plain based on long-term MODIS observations84
An Improved Flexible Spatiotemporal DAta Fusion (IFSDAF) method for producing high spatiotemporal resolution normalized difference vegetation index time series84
Large-area assessment of impervious surface based on integrated analysis of single-date Landsat-7 images and geospatial vector data83
Empirical cross sensor comparison of Sentinel-2A and 2B MSI, Landsat-8 OLI, and Landsat-7 ETM+ top of atmosphere spectral characteristics over the conterminous United States83
Estimating crop primary productivity with Sentinel-2 and Landsat 8 using machine learning methods trained with radiative transfer simulations83
Integrating LiDAR data and multi-temporal aerial imagery to map wetland inundation dynamics using Google Earth Engine82
Downscaling SMAP soil moisture estimation with gradient boosting decision tree regression over the Tibetan Plateau82
Ground surface response to continuous compaction of aquifer system in Tehran, Iran: Results from a long-term multi-sensor InSAR analysis81
Assessment of daily MODIS snow cover products to monitor snow cover dynamics over the Moroccan Atlas mountain range81
Mapping three decades of annual irrigation across the US High Plains Aquifer using Landsat and Google Earth Engine81
Generation of spatially complete and daily continuous surface soil moisture of high spatial resolution81
Detecting change-point, trend, and seasonality in satellite time series data to track abrupt changes and nonlinear dynamics: A Bayesian ensemble algorithm81
Land ice height-retrieval algorithm for NASA's ICESat-2 photon-counting laser altimeter80
Exploiting the centimeter resolution of UAV multispectral imagery to improve remote-sensing estimates of canopy structure and biochemistry in sugar beet crops80
Mapping foliar functional traits and their uncertainties across three years in a grassland experiment78
Landslide mapping from multi-sensor data through improved change detection-based Markov random field78
How optically diverse is the coastal ocean?77
Chlorophyll content estimation in an open-canopy conifer forest with Sentinel-2A and hyperspectral imagery in the context of forest decline77
Variability of suspended particulate matter concentration in coastal waters under the Mekong's influence from ocean color (MERIS) remote sensing over the last decade77
A raster version of the Circumpolar Arctic Vegetation Map (CAVM)77
Constructing long-term high-frequency time series of global lake and reservoir areas using Landsat imagery76
An integrated model for generating hourly Landsat-like land surface temperatures over heterogeneous landscapes75
Assessing spring phenology of a temperate woodland: A multiscale comparison of ground, unmanned aerial vehicle and Landsat satellite observations75
Evaluating the feasibility of using Sentinel-2 and Sentinel-3 satellites for high-resolution evapotranspiration estimations74
Uncertainty analysis of gross primary production upscaling using Random Forests, remote sensing and eddy covariance data74
Near-real-time non-obstructed flood inundation mapping using synthetic aperture radar73
Estimating surface solar irradiance from satellites: Past, present, and future perspectives73
Wavelet analysis of hyperspectral reflectance data for detecting pitted morningglory (Ipomoea lacunosa) in soybean (Glycine max)72
A snow-free vegetation index for improved monitoring of vegetation spring green-up date in deciduous ecosystems72
A convolutional neural network regression for quantifying cyanobacteria using hyperspectral imagery70
Country-wide high-resolution vegetation height mapping with Sentinel-270
Estimating fractional cover of tundra vegetation at multiple scales using unmanned aerial systems and optical satellite data70
Estimating aboveground biomass and forest canopy cover with simulated ICESat-2 data70
Estimating time since forest harvest using segmented Landsat ETM+ imagery69
Environmental cooling provided by urban trees under extreme heat and cold waves in U.S. cities69
Inter-comparison of satellite-retrieved and Global Land Data Assimilation System-simulated soil moisture datasets for global drought analysis69
Estimating leaf mass per area and equivalent water thickness based on leaf optical properties: Potential and limitations of physical modeling and machine learning68
Assessing spatial-temporal dynamics of urban expansion, vegetation greenness and photosynthesis in megacity Shanghai, China during 2000–201667
A comprehensive validation of the SMAP Enhanced Level-3 Soil Moisture product using ground measurements over varied climates and landscapes66
Retrieving leaf chlorophyll content using a matrix-based vegetation index combination approach66
Annual continuous fields of woody vegetation structure in the Lower Mekong region from 2000‐2017 Landsat time-series65
A practical method for reducing terrain effect on land surface temperature using random forest regression65
Atmospheric correction of optical imagery from MODIS and Reanalysis atmospheric products65
A new ranking of the world's largest cities—Do administrative units obscure morphological realities?65
Comparison between Differential SAR interferometry and ground measurements data in the displacement monitoring of the earth-dam of Conza della Campania (Italy)65
Burned area detection and mapping using Sentinel-1 backscatter coefficient and thermal anomalies65
Field-level crop yield mapping with Landsat using a hierarchical data assimilation approach65
Assessing the pasturelands and livestock dynamics in Brazil, from 1985 to 2017: A novel approach based on high spatial resolution imagery and Google Earth Engine cloud computing65
A harmonized image processing workflow using Sentinel-2/MSI and Landsat-8/OLI for mapping water clarity in optically variable lake systems65