Cheng, T., Rivard, B., Sanchez-Azofeifa, A., Feret, J.P., Jacquemoud, S., and Ustin S. Predicting leaf gravimetric water content from foliar reflectance across a range of plant species using continuous wavelet analysis. J. Plant Physiology 169(12): 1134-1142. Accepted April 23 2012

Castillo, M., Rivard, B., Sanchez-Azofeifa, and Dubayah, R. 2012. LIDAR remote sensing for secondary tropical dry forest identification. Remote Sensing of Environment, 121:132-143. accepted jan 9 2012.

Rogge, D., M. Bachmann, B. Rivard, and J. L. Feng. 2012. Spatial Sub-Sampling Using Local Endmembers for Adapting OSP and SSEE for Large-Scale Hyperspectral Surveys. Ieee Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing 5 (1):183-195.

Rogge, D., B. Rivard, M. K. Deyholos, J. Levesque, J. P. Ardouin, and A. A. Faust. 2012. Potential Discrimination of Toxic Industrial Chemical Effects on Poplar, Canola and Wheat, Detectable in Optical Wavelengths 400-2450 nm. Ieee Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing 5 (2):563-573.

Tappert, M., Rivard, B., Giles, D., Tappert, R. and Mauger, A. The mineral chemistry, near-infrared, and mid-infrared reflectance spectroscopy of phengite from the Olympic Dam IOCG deposit, South Australia. Ore Geology Reviews, accepted October 30 2012.


Castillo-Nunez, M., G. A. Sanchez-Azofeifa, A. Croitoru, B. Rivard, J. Calvo-Alvarado, and R. O. Dubayah. 2011. Delineation of secondary succession mechanisms for tropical dry forests using LiDAR. Remote Sensing of Environment 115 (9):2217-2231.

Cheng, T, B Rivard, and A Sanchez-Azofeifa. 2011. Spectroscopic determination of leaf water content using continuous wavelet analysis. Remote Sensing of Environment 115 (2):659-670.

Feng, J., B. Rivard, A. Gallie, and A. Sanchez-Azofeifa. 2011. Rock type classification of drill core using continuous wavelet analysis applied to thermal infrared reflectance spectra. International Journal of Remote Sensing 32 (16):4489-4510.

Sanchez-Azofeifa, A, B Rivard, J Wright, JL Feng, PJ Li, MM Chong, and SA Bohlman. 2011. Estimation of the distribution of Tabebuia guayacan (Bignoniaceae) using high-resolution remote sensing imagery. Sensors 11 (4):3831-3851.

Tappert, M, B Rivard, D Giles, R Tappert, and A Mauger. 2011. Automated drill core logging using visible and near-infrared reflectance spectroscopy: A case study from the Olympic dam IOCG deposit, South Australia. Economic Geology 106 (2):289-296.


Cheng, T, B Rivard, GA Sanchez-Azofeifa, J Feng, and M Calvo-Polanco. 2010. Continuous wavelet analysis for the detection of green attack damage due to mountain pine beetle infestation. Remote Sensing of Environment:899-910.

Rivard, B, D Lyder, J Feng, A Gallie, E Cloutis, P Dougan, S Gonzalez, D Cox, and MG Lipsett. 2010. BITUMEN CONTENT ESTIMATION OF ATHABASCA OIL SAND FROM BROAD BAND INFRARED REFLECTANCE SPECTRA. Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering:830-838.


Rivard, B, J Zhang, J Feng, and GA Sanchez-Azofeifa. 2009. Remote predictive lithologic mapping in the Abitibi Greenstone Belt, Canada, using airborne hyperspectral imagery. Canadian Journal of Remote Sensing:S95-S105.

Sanchez-Azofeifa, GA, K Castro, SJ Wright, J Gamon, M Kalacska, B Rivard, SA Schnitzer, and JL Feng. 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:2076-2088.

Zabcic, N, B Rivard, C Ong, and A Muller. 2009. USING AIRBORNE HYPERSPECTRAL DATA TO CHARACTERIZE THE SURFACE PH OF PYRITE MINE TAILINGS. 2009 First Workshop on Hyperspectral Image and Signal Processing: Evolution in Remote Sensing:154-157.


Gallie, EA, DA Lyder, B Rivard, and EA Cloutis. 2008. Technical Note: Equivalence of modified Gaussian model (MGM) in wavenumber and Gaussian in wavelength for deconvolution of hyperspectral reflectance spectra. International Journal of Remote Sensing:4089-4096.

Kalacska, M, GA Sanchez-Azofeifa, B Rivard, JC Calvo-Alvarado, and M Quesada. 2008. Baseline assessment for environmental services payments from satellite imagery: A case study from Costa Rica and Mexico. Journal of Environmental Management:348-359.

Rivard, B, J Feng, A Gallie, and A Sanchez-Azofeifa. 2008. Continuous wavelets for the improved use of spectral libraries and hyperspectral data. Remote Sensing of Environment:2850-2862.

Zhang, J, B Rivard, and DM Rogge. 2008. The Successive Projection Algorithm (SPA), an algorithm with a spatial constraint for the automatic search of endmembers in hyperspectral data. Sensors:1321-1342.


Deyholos, MK, D Rogge, B Rivard, and AA Faust. 2007. Plants as sensors for toxic industrial chemicals and munitions: A feasibility analysis. In Vitro Cellular & Developmental Biology-Animal:S7-S7.

Kalacska, M, GA Sanchez-Azofeifa, B Rivard, T Caelli, HP White, and JC Calvo-Alvarado. 2007. Ecological fingerprinting of ecosystem succession: Estimating secondary tropical dry forest structure and diversity using imaging spectroscopy. Remote Sensing of Environment:82-96.

Rogge, DM, B Rivard, J Zhang, A Sanchez, J Harris, and J Feng. 2007. Integration of spatial-spectral information for the improved extraction of endmembers. Remote Sensing of Environment:287-303.

Wang, L, M Sharp, B Rivard, and K Steffen. 2007. Melt season duration and ice layer formation on the Greenland ice sheet, 2000-2004. Journal of Geophysical Research-Earth Surface:.


Castro-Esau, KL, GA Sanchez-Azofeifa, and B Rivard. 2006. Comparison of spectral indices obtained using multiple spectroradiometers. Remote Sensing of Environment:276-288.

Castro-Esau, KL, GA Sanchez-Azofeifa, B Rivard, SJ Wright, and M Quesada. 2006. Variability in leaf optical properties of Mesoamerican trees and the potential for species classification. American Journal of Botany:517-530.

Feng, JL, B Rivard, EA Gallie, and A Sanchez. 2006. Quantifying total sulfide content of cores and cut-rock surfaces using thermal infrared reflectance. Geophysics:M1-M9.

Foley, S, B Rivard, GA Sanchez-Azofeifa, and J Calvo. 2006. Foliar spectral properties following leaf clipping and implications for handling techniques. Remote Sensing of Environment:265-275.

Rogge, DM, B Rivard, J Zhang, and J Feng. 2006. Iterative spectral unmixing for optimizing per-pixel endmember sets. Ieee Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing:3725-3736.

Wolfe, AP, RD Vinebrooke, N Michelutti, B Rivard, and B Das. 2006. Experimental calibration of lake-sediment spectral reflectance to chlorophyll a concentrations: methodology and paleolimnological validation. Journal of Paleolimnology:91-100.

Zhang, JK, B Rivard, A Sanchez-Azofeifa, and K Castro-Esau. 2006. Intra and inter-class spectral variability of tropical tree species at La Selva, Costa Rica: Implications for species identification using HYDICE imagery. Remote Sensing of Environment:129-141.


Arroyo-Mora, JP, GA Sanchez-Azofeifa, MER Kalacska, B Rivard, JC Calvo-Alvarado, and DH Janzen. 2005. Secondary forest detection in a neotropical dry forest landscape using Landsat 7 ETM+ and IKONOS imagery. Biotropica:497-507.

Arroyo-Mora, JP, GA Sanchez-Azofeifa, B Rivard, JC Calvo, and DH Janzen. 2005. Dynamics in landscape structure and composition for the Chorotega region, Costa Rica from 1960 to 2000. Agriculture Ecosystems & Environment:27-39.

Das, B, RD Vinebrooke, A Sanchez-Azofeifa, B Rivard, and AP Wolfe. 2005. Inferring sedimentary chlorophyll concentrations with reflectance spectroscopy: a novel approach to reconstructing historical changes in the trophic status of mountain lakes. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences:1067-1078.

Kachmar, M, GA Sanchez-Azofeifa, B Rivard, and Y Kakubari. 2005. Improved forest cover classification in an industrialized mountain area in Japan. Mountain Research and Development:349-356.

Kalacska, M, A Sanchez-Azofeifa, T Caelli, B Rivard, and B Boerlage. 2005. Estimating leaf area index from satellite imagery using Bayesian networks. Ieee Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing:1866-1873.

Kalacska, MER, GA Sanchez-Azofeifa, JC Calvo-Alvarado, B Rivard, and M Quesada. 2005. Effects of season and successional stage on leaf area index and spectral vegetation indices in three mesoamerican tropical dry forests. Biotropica:486-496.

Michelutti, N, AP Wolfe, RD Vinebrooke, B Rivard, and JP Briner. 2005. Recent primary production increases in arctic lakes. Geophysical Research Letters:-.

Wang, L, MJ Sharp, B Rivard, S Marshall, and D Burgess. 2005. Melt season duration on Canadian Arctic ice caps, 2000-2004. Geophysical Research Letters:-.

Wang, LB, M Sharp, R Brown, C Derksen, and B Rivard. 2005. Evaluation of spring snow covered area depletion in the Canadian Arctic from NOAA snow charts. Remote Sensing of Environment:453-463.

Zhang, JK, B Rivard, and A Sanchez-Azofeifa. 2005. Spectral unmixing of normalized reflectance data for the deconvolution of lichen and rock mixtures. Remote Sensing of Environment:57-66.


Bechtel, R, A Sanchez-Azofeifa, and B Rivard. 2004. Associations between Woodland Caribou telemetry data and Landsat TM spectral reflectance. International Journal of Remote Sensing:4813-4827.

Feng, JL, B Rivard, EA Gallie, A Sanchez-Azofeifa, and H Francis. 2004. Rock-type identification in a simulated underground environment using second-derivative thermal infrared reflectance spectra. Geological Society of America Bulletin:1318-1326.

Kalacska, M, GA Sanchez-Azofeifa, JC Calvo-Alvarado, M Quesada, B Rivard, and DH Janzen. 2004. Species composition, similarity and diversity in three successional stages of a seasonally dry tropical forest. Forest Ecology and Management:227-247.

Kalacska, M, GA Sanchez-Azofeifa, B Rivard, and JC Calvo-Alvarado. 2004. Estimation of transition function parameters to evaluate the sensitivity of vegetation indices to leaf area index in a tropical moist forest. 2003 Ieee Workshop on Advances in Techniques For Analysis of Remotely Sensed Data:173-174.

Kalacska, M, GA Sanchez-Azofeifa, B Rivard, JC Calvo-Alvarado, ARP Journet, JP Arroyo-Mora, and D Ortiz-ortiz. 2004. Leaf area index measurements in a tropical moist forest: A case study from Costa Rica. Remote Sensing of Environment:134-152.

Zhang, JK, B Rivard, and A Sanchez-Azofeifa. 2004. Derivative spectral unmixing of hyperspectral data applied to mixtures of lichen and rock. Ieee Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing:1934-1940.


Castro, KL, GA Sanchez-Azofeifa, and B Rivard. 2003. Monitoring secondary tropical forests using space-borne data: implications for Central America. International Journal of Remote Sensing:1853-1894.

Feng, JL, B Rivard, and A Sanchez-Azofeifa. 2003. The topographic normalization of hyperspectral data: implications for the selection of spectral end members and lithologic mapping. Remote Sensing of Environment:221-231.

Sanchez-Azofeifa, GA, KL Castro, B Rivard, MR Kalascka, and RC Harriss. 2003. Remote sensing research priorities in tropical dry forest environments. Biotropica:134-142.


Bechtel, R, B Rivard, and A Sanchez-Azofeifa. 2002. Spectral properties of foliose and crustose lichens based on laboratory experiments. Remote Sensing of Environment:389-396.

Gallie, EA, S McArdle, B Rivard, and H Francis. 2002. Estimating sulphide ore grade in broken rock using visible/infrared hyperspectral reflectance spectra. International Journal of Remote Sensing:2229-2246.

Paganelli, F, and B Rivard. 2002. Contribution of the synergy of RADARSAT-1 and seismic imagery interpretation in the structural geology of the Central Alberta Foothills, Canada, as an aid for oil and gas exploration. Canadian Journal of Remote Sensing:686-700.

Sanchez-Azofeifa, GA, B Rivard, J Calvo, and I Moorthy. 2002. Dynamics of tropical deforestation around national parks: Remote sensing of forest change on the Osa Peninsula of Costa Rica. Mountain Research and Development:352-358.


Harris, LB, B Rivard, and L Corriveau. 2001. Structure of the Lac Nominingue - Mont-Laurier region, Central Metasedimentary Belt, Quebec Grenville Province. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences:787-802.

Pedroso, EC, B Rivard, AP Crosta, CR Souza, and FP Miranda. 2001. Reconnaissance geologic mapping in the Tapajos mineral Province, Brazilian Amazon, using spaceborne SAR imagery and airborne geophysics. Canadian Journal of Remote Sensing:669-678.

Rivard, B, J Feng, EA Gallie, and H Francis. 2001. Ore detection and grade estimation in the Sudbury mines using thermal infrared reflectance spectroscopy. Geophysics:1691-1698.