Jornada Directory

Dr. Andrea Laliberte
Contact Info
Jornada Basin LTER
Co-Principal Investigator
Phone: 575-646-4144
Fax: 575-646-5889
USDA-ARS Jornada Experimental Range
New Mexico State University
P.O. Box 30001, MSC 3JER
Las Cruces, NM US
Jornada Basin LTER: Co-Principal Investigator
Research Interests
Core Areas:
Expertises: geospatial analysis, object-oriented image classification, remote sensing, use of unmanned aerial vehicles for rangeland monitoring
  1. Laliberte, A.S., A. Rango, V. Jenkins, and A. Roanhorse. First results for an image processing workflow for hyperspatial imagery acquired with a low-cost unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV). Journal of Applied Remote Sensing (In press).
  2. Prugh, L.R., C.J. Stoner, C.W. Epps, W.T. Bean, W.J. Ripple, A.S. Laliberte, and J.S. Brashares. The rise of the mesopredator. Bioscience (In press)
  3. Rango, A., A.S. Laliberte, J.E. Herrick, C. Winters, K. Havstad, C. Steele, and D. Browning. 2009. UAV-based remote sensing for rangeland assessment, monitoring, and management. Journal of Applied Remote Sensing 3(1):033542.
  4. Laliberte, A.S., and A. Rango. 2009. Texture and scale in object-based analysis of sub-decimeter resolution unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) imagery. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, Special Issue on UAV Sensing Systems in Earth Observation 47(3):761-770.
  5. Rango, A., A.S. Laliberte, and C. Winters. 2008 The role of aerial photos in compiling a long-term remote sensing data set. Journal of Applied Remote Sensing 2:023541.
  6. Chopping, M., G. Moisen, L. Su, A.S. Laliberte, A. Rango, J.V. Martonchik, and D.P.C. Peters. 2008. Large area mapping of Southwestern forest crown cover, canopy height, and biomass using MISR. Remote Sensing of Environment 112:2051-2063.
  7. Chopping, M.J., L. Su, A. Rango, D.P.C. Peters, J.V. Martonchik, A.S. Laliberte. 2008. Remote sensing of woody shrub cover in desert grasslands using MISR with a geometric-optical canopy reflectance model. Remote Sensing of Environment 112:19-34.
  8. Laliberte, A.S., E.L. Fredrickson, and A. Rango. 2007. Combining decision trees with hierarchical object-oriented image analysis for mapping arid rangelands. Photogrammetric Engineering and Remote Sensing 73(2):197-207.
  9. Laliberte, A.S., A. Rango, J.E. Herrick, and E.L. Fredrickson. 2007. An object-based image analysis approach for determining fractional cover of senescent and green vegetation with digital plot photography. Journal of Arid Environments 69:1-14.
  10. Rango, A., A.S. Laliberte, C.M. Steele, J. Herrick, B. Bestelmeyer, T. Schmugge, A. Roanhorse, and V. Jenkins. 2006. Using unmanned aerial vehicles for rangelands: current applications and future potentials. Environmental Practice 8:159-168.
  11. Chopping, M.J., L. Su, A S. Laliberte, A. Rango, D.P.C. Peters, and J.V. Martonchik. 2006. Mapping woody plant cover in desert grasslands using canopy reflectance modeling and MISR data. Geophysical Research Letters 33, L17402, 5 pp.
  12. Chopping, M.J., L. Su, A.S. Laliberte, A. Rango, D.P.C. Peters, N.P. Kollikkathara. 2006. Mapping shrub abundance in desert grasslands using geometric-optical modeling and multiangle remote sensing with CHRIS/Proba. Remote Sensing of Environment 104:62-73.
  13. Fredrickson, E.L., R.E. Estell, A.S. Laliberte, and D.M. Anderson. 2006. Mesquite recruitment in the Chihuahuan Desert: historic and prehistoric patterns with long-term impacts. Journal of Arid Environments 65:285-295.
  14. Rango, A., S.L. Tartowski, A.S. Laliberte, J. Wainwright, and A. Parsons. 2006. Islands of hydrologically enhanced biotic productivity in natural and managed arid ecosystems. Journal of Arid Environments 65:235-252.
  15. Petersen, S.L., T.K. Stringham, and A.S. Laliberte. 2005. Classification of willow species using large-scale aerial photography. Rangeland Ecology and Management 58:582-587.
  16. Laliberte, A.S., A. Rango, K.M. Havstad, J.F. Paris, R.F. Beck, R. McNeely, A.L. Gonzalez. 2004. Object-oriented image analysis for mapping shrub encroachment from 1937-2003 in southern New Mexico. Remote Sensing of Environment 93(1-2):198-210.
  17. Laliberte, A.S., and W.J. Ripple. 2004. Range contractions of North American carnivores and ungulates. BioScience 54(2):123-138.
  18. Laliberte, A.S., and W.J. Ripple. 2003. Wildlife encounters by Lewis and Clark: a spatial analysis of interactions between Native Americans and wildlife. BioScience 53(10):994-1003.
  19. Laliberte, A.S., and W.J. Ripple. 2003. Automated wildlife counts from remotely sensed imagery. Wildlife Society Bulletin 31(2):362-371.
  20. Laliberte, A.S., D.E. Johnson, N.R. Harris, and G.M. Casady. 2001. Stream change analysis using remote sensing and geographic information systems (GIS). Journal of Range Management Electronic Section 54(2): March 2001.