Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences - Earth Observation Lab


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Pettorelli, N.; Schulte to Bühne, H.; Tulloch, A.; Dubois, G.; Macinnis-Ng, C.; Queirós, A.M.; Keith, D.A.; Wegmann, M.; Schrodt, F.; Stellmes, M.; Sonnenschein, R.; Geller, G.N.; Roy, S.; Somers, B.; Murray, N.; Bland, L.; Geijzendorffer, I.; Kerr, J.T.; Broszeit, S.;  Leitão, P.J.; Duncan, C.; El Serafy, G.; He, K.S.; Blanchard, J.L.; Lucas, R.; Mairota, P.; Webb, T.J.; Nicholson, E. (2017): Satellite remote sensing of ecosystem functions: opportunities, challenges and way forward. Remote Sensing in Ecology and Conservation, doi: 10.1002/rse2.59. 

Leitão, P.J.; Schwieder, M.; Senf, C. (2017): sgdm: an R package for performing sparse generalized dissimilarity modelling with tools for gdm. International Journal of Geo-information, 6(1): 23. 

Mikoláš, M.; Tejkal, M.; Kuemmerle, T.; Griffiths, P.; Svoboda, M.; Hlásny, T.; Leitão, P.J.; Morrissey, R.C. (2017): Forest management impacts on capercaillie (Tetrao urogallus) habitat distribution and connectivity in the Carpathians. Landscape Ecology, 32: 163-179. 


Ribeiro, P.F.; Santos, J.L.; Santana, J.; Reino, L.; Leitão, P.J.; Beja, P.; Moreira, F. (2016): Landscape makers and landscape takers: links between farming systems and landscape patterns along an intensification gradient. Landscape Ecology, 31: 791-803. 

Schwieder, M.; Leitão, P.J.; Bustamante, M.M.C.; Guimarães Ferreira, L.; Rabe, A.; Hostert, P. (2016): Mapping Brazilian savanna vegetation gradients with Landsat time series, International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation, 52: 361-370. 


Leitão, P.J.; Schwieder, M.; Suess, S.; Catry, I.; Milton, E.J.; Moreira, F.; Osborne, P.E.; Pinto, M.J.; van der Linden, S.; Hostert, P. (2015): Mapping beta diversity from space: Sparse Generalised Dissimilarity Modelling (SGDM) for analysing high-dimensional data, Methods in Ecology and Evolution, 6(7): 764-771. 

Leitão, P.J.; Schwieder, M.; Suess, S.; Okijeni, A.; Galvão, L.S.; van der Linden, S.; Hostert, P. (2015): Monitoring natural ecosystems and ecological gradients: Perspectives with EnMAP. Remote Sensing, 7(10): 13098-13119. 

Bleyhl, B.; Sipko, T.; Trepet, S.; Bragina, E.; Leitão, P.J.; Radeloff, V.C.; Kuemmerle, T. (2015): Mapping seasonal European bison habitat in the Caucasus Mountains to identify potential reintroduction sites. Biological Conservation, 191: 83-92. 

Guanter, L.; Kaufmann, H.; Segl, K.; Foerster, S.; Rogass, C.; Chabrillat, S.; Kuester, T.; Hollstein, A.; Rossner, G.; Chlebek, C.; Straif, C.; Fischer, S.; Schrader, S.; Storch, T.; Heiden, U.; Mueller, A.; Bachmann, M.; Mühle, H.; Müller, R.; Habermeyer, M.; Ohndorf, A.; Hill, J.; Buddenbaum, H.; Hostert, P.; van der Linden, S.; Leitão, P.J.; Rabe, A.; Doerffer, R.; Krasemann, H.; Xi, H.; Mauser, W.; Hank, T.; Locherer, M.; Rast, M.; Staenz, K.; Sang, B. (2015): The EnMAP Spaceborne Imaging Spectroscopy Mission for Earth Observation, Remote Sensing, 7(7), 8830-8857. 

van der Linden, S.; Rabe, A.; Held, M.; Jakimow, B.; Leitão, P.J.; Okujeni, A.; Schwieder, M.; Suess, S.; Hostert, P. (2015): The EnMAP-Box—A Toolbox and Application Programming Interface for EnMAP Data Processing, Remote Sensing, 7(9): 11249-11266. 

Mikoláš, M.; Svitok, M.; Tejkal, M.; Leitão, P.J.; Morrissey, R.C.; Svoboda, M.; Seedre, M.; Fontaine, J.B. (2015): Evaluating forest management intensity on an umbrella species: Capercaillie persistence in central Europe. Forest Ecology and Management, 354: 26-34. 

Senf, C.; Leitão, P.J.; Pflugmacher, D.; van der Linden, S.; Hostert, P. (2015): Mapping land cover in complex Mediterranean landscapes using Landsat: Improved classification accuracies from integrating multi-seasonal and synthetic imagery, Remote Sensing of Environment, 156: 527–536. 

Silva, P.M.; Berg, M.P.; Silva, A.A.; Dias, S.; Chamberlain, D.; Leitão, P.J.; Niemela, J.; Serrano, A.R.M.; Sousa, J.P. (2015): Soil fauna through the landscape window: factors shaping surface- and soil-dwelling communities across spatial scales in cork-oak mosaics. Landscape Ecology, 30(8): 1511-1526. 

Suess, S.; van der Linden, S.; Okujeni, A.; Leitão, P.J.; Schwieder, M.; Hostert, P. (2015): Using Class Probabilities to Map Gradual Transitions in Shrub Vegetation from Simulated EnMAP Data, Remote Sensing, 7(8): 10668-10688. 


Cheong, Y.L.; Leitão, P.J.; Lakes, T. (2014): Assessment of land use factors associated with dengue cases in Malaysia using Boosted Regression Trees, Spatial and Spatio-temporal Epidemiology, 10: 75-84. 

Kuemmerle, T.; Baskin, L.M.; Leitão, P.J.; Prishchepov, A.V.; Thonicke, K.; Radeloff, V.C. (2014): Potential impacts of oil and gas development and climate change on migratory reindeer calving grounds across the Russian Arctic, Diversity and Distributions, 20: 416-429. 

Levers, C.; Verkerk, P.J.; Müller, D.; Verburg, P.; Butsic, V.; Leitão, P.J.; Lindner, M.; Kuemmerle, T. (2014): Drivers of forest harvesting intensity patterns in Europe, Forest Ecology and Management, 315: 160-172. 

Schwieder, M.; Leitão, P.J.; Suess, S.; Senf, C.; Hostert, P. (2014): Estimating Fractional Shrub Cover Using Simulated EnMAP Data: A Comparison of Three Machine Learning Regression Techniques, Remote Sensing, 6: 3427-3445. 

Suess, S.; van der Linden, S.; Leitão, P.J.; Okujeni, A.; Waske, B.; Hostert, P. (2014): Import vector machines for quantitative analysis of hyperspectral data. IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters, 11: 449-453. 


Cheong, Y.L.; Burkart, K.; Leitão, P.J.; Lakes, T. (2013): Assessing weather effects on dengue disease in Malaysia, International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 10: 6319-6334. 

Cord, A.F.; Mentemeyer, R.K.; Leitão, P.J.; Vaclavik, T. (2013): Modelling species distributions with remote sensing data: bridging disciplinary perspectives, Journal of Biogeography, 40: 2226-2227. 

Dormann, C.F.; Elith, J.; Bacher, S.; Buchmann, C.; Carl, G.; Carre, G.; Marquez, J.R.G.; Gruber, B.; Lafourcade, B.; Leitão, P.J.; Muenkemüller, T.; McClean, C.; Osborne, P.E.; Reineking, B.; Schroeder, B.; Skidmore, A.K.; Zurell, D.; Lautenbach, S. (2013): Collinearity: a review of methods to deal with it and a simulation study evaluating their performance, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Ecography, 36: 27-46. 

Müller, D.; Leitão, P.J.; Sikor, T. (2013): Comparing the determinants of cropland abandonment in Albania and Romania using boosted regression trees, Agricultural Systems, 117: 66-77. 


Moreira, F.; Leitão, P.J.; Synes, N.W.; Alcazar, R.; Catry, I.; Carrapato, C.; Delgado, A.; Estanque, B.; Ferreira, R.; Geraldes, P.; Gomes, M.; Guilherme, J.; Henriques, I.; Lecoq, M.; Leitão, D.; Marques, A.T.; Morgado, R.; Pedroso, R.; Prego, I.; Reino, L.; Rocha, P.; Tomé, P.; Zina, H.; Osborne, P.E. (2012): Population trends in the steppe birds of Castro Verde in the period 2006-2011: consequences of a drought event and land use changes?, Airo, 22: 79-89. 


Leitão, P.J.; Moreira, F.; Osborne, P.E. (2011): Effects of geographical data sampling bias on habitat models of species distributions: a case-study with steppe birds in southern Portugal, International Journal of Geographical Information Science, 25: 439-454. 

Osborne, P.E.; Leitão, P.J. (2011): Species approaches to conservation in biogeography, Sage Publications, The SAGE Handbook of Biogeography, pp.572-568, London, UK.


Leitão, P.J.; Moreira, F.; Osborne, P.E. (2010): Breeding habitat selection by steppe birds in Castro Verde: a remote sensing and advanced statistics approach, Ardeola, 57: 93-116. 


Osborne, P.E.; Leitão, P.J. (2009): Effects of species and habitat positional errors on the performance and interpretation of species distribution models, Diversity and Distributions, 15: 671-681. 


Moreira, F.; Leitão, P.J.; Morgado, R.; Alcazar, R.; Cardoso, A.; Carrapato, C.; Delgado, A.; Geraldes, P.; Gordinho, L.; Henriques, I.; Lecoq, M.; Leitão, D.; Marques, A.T.; Pedroso, R.; Prego, I.; Reino, L.; Rocha, P.; Tomé, R.; Osborne, P.E. (2007): Spatial distribution patterns, habitat correlates and population estimates of steppe birds in Castro Verde, Airo, 17: 5-30. 


Leitão, P.J.; Osborne, P.E.; Moreira, F. (2006): The use of large-scale remote sensing and map data to determine steppeland bird distributions in Baixo Alentejo, Portugal, Journal of Ornithology, 147: 201-202.


Sousa, J.P.; Gama, M.M. da; Pinto, C.; Keating, A.; Calhôa, C.; Lemos, M.; Castro, C.; Luz, T.; Leitão; P.; Dias, S. (2004): Effects of land-use on Collembola diversity patterns in Mediterranean landscape. Pedobiologia, 48: 609-622. 


Melo, J.J.; Andrade, F.; Santana, P.; Leitão, P.; Afonso, J.R; Piedade, J. (2003): Surveillance technology and strategy for management of Portugal's EEZ. EEZ International, Summer 2003: 43-47.


Leitão, P.J.; Morgado, R.; Delgado, A.; Moreira, F. (2002): Influence of landscape metrics on bird populations of arable farmland in southern Portugal, Iale(Uk) / Bto, Avian landscape ecology: Pure and applied issues in the large-scale ecology of birds, pp.318-321, Norwich.