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Fred Huemmrich

Research Assistant Professor

Joint Center for Earth Systems Technology
Nasa/Gsfc Location--Off Campus
Ph D, University of Maryland (1995)
BS, Carnegie-Mellon University (1978)

Dr. Huemmrich has a life-long interest in understanding the natural world. This interest, coupled with his training in physics has lead him to work on remote sensing of ecosystems. He has performed fieldwork in a variety of different ecosystems, including working on NASA field studies in grasslands and boreal forests.

Research Interests

Dr. Huemmrich research focuses on the use of remote sensing to describe biophysical characteristics of terrestrial ecosystems and to utilize that information to improve understanding and modeling of ecosystem processes. He is interested in developing approaches that lead to global observations from satellite based sensors.

Teaching Interests

Dr. Huemmrich has taught courses on Advanced Remote Sensing; Seminar on Ecophysiology and Plant Distribution; and Arctic Geography.

Creative Publications

5 vol. 11 488 Remote Sensing

10 vol. 10 4360 - 4375 IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing

49 vol. 9 21 Basel Remote Sensing

Intellectual Contributions

Diurnal and Seasonal Variations in Chlorophyll Fluorescence Associated with Photosynthesis at Leaf and Canopy Scales 5 vol. 11 REMOTE SENSING

International Journal of Remote Sensing

ISS as a Platform for Optical Remote Sensing of Ecosystem Carbon Fluxes: A Case Study Using HICO 10 vol. 10 4360--4375 IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing

Arctic Tundra Vegetation Functional Types Based on Photosynthetic Physiology and Optical Properties 2 vol. 6 265-275 PISCATAWAY, NJ 08855-4141 IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing (J-STARS)

Integrating Solar Induced Fluorescence and the Photochemical Reflectance Index for Estimating Gross Primary Production in a Cornfield 12 vol. 5 6857-6879 CH-4005 BASEL Remote Sensing

EO-1 Hyperion Reflectance Time Series at Calibration and Validation Sites: Stability and Sensitivity to Seasonal Dynamics. Special issue on EO-1 vol. 6 (2) 276-290 Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing


(Author & Presenter) 11th EARSeL, February 2019 Oral Presentation Autonomous Spectral Systems for Monitoring Eco-physiological Dynamics -- leaf and canopy scales EARSeL Brno, CZ

(Author & Presenter) AGU Fall Meeting Lecture Diurnal and Seasonal Dynamics in Chlorophyll Fluorescence, Xanthophyll Cycle and Photosynthetic Function at the OPE3 Cornfield, Greenbelt, MD AGU Washington, DC

(Author & Presenter) AGU Fall Meeting Poster Prototyping Multi-Source Land Imaging (MuSLI) Canopy Chlorophyll for the Assessment of Vegetation Function and Productivity AGU Washington, DC

(Author & Presenter) (Author) (Author) (Author) (Author) (Author) (Author) (Author) (Author) AMERIFLUX/North American Carbon Program Annual Meeting Poster Next Generation UAS Based Spectral Systems for Assessment of Vegetation Function NASA/DoE Bethesda, MD

(Author & Presenter) (Author) (Author) (Author) (Author) (Author) 6th Annual HyspIRI Data Product Symposium and Aquatic Forum Oral Presentation EO-1 Spectral Time Series for Ecosystem Function/Production NASA/GSFC Greenbelt, MD, USA

(Author & Presenter) (Author) (Author) (Author) (Author) (Author) AGU Fall Meeting Oral Presentation Seasonal changes in vegetation spectral properties and biophysical properties associated with vegetation function AGU San Francisco