Martin Lab Recent Publication List

Roberta Martin Publication list


Published Peer-reviewed Publications


  1. Martin, R., Chadwick, K., Brodrick, P., Carranza-Jimenez, L., Vaughn, N., & Asner, G., 2018. An Approach for Foliar Trait Retrieval from Airborne Imaging Spectroscopy of Tropical Forests. Remote Sensing, 10(2), 199.
  2. Asner, G., Martin, R., Keith, L., Heller, W., Hughes, M., Vaughn, N., … Balzotti, C., 2018. A Spectral Mapping Signature for the Rapid Ohia Death (ROD) Pathogen in Hawaiian Forests. Remote Sensing, 10(3), 404.
  3. Vaughn, N., Asner, G., Brodrick, P., Martin, R., Heckler, J., Knapp, D., & Hughes, R., 2018. An Approach for High-Resolution Mapping of Hawaiian Metrosideros Forest Mortality Using Laser-Guided Imaging Spectroscopy. Remote Sensing, 10(4), 502.


  1. Martin, R. E., Asner, G. P., Francis, E., Ambrose, A., Baxter, W., Das, A. J., Vaughn, N. R., Paz-Kagan, T., Dawson, T., Nydick, K., Stephenson, N. L. 2017. Remote measurement of canopy water content in giant sequoias (Sequoiadendron giganteum) during drought. Forest Ecology and Management.
  2. Asner, G.P., Martin, R.E., Knapp, D.K., Tupayachi, R., Anderson, C.B., Sinca, F., Vaugh, N.R., Llactayo, W. 2017. Airborne laser-guided imaging spectroscopy to map forest trait diversity and guide conservation. Science, 355(6323).
  3. Asner, G.P., Martin, R.E., Anderson, C.B., Kryston, K., Vaughn, N., Knapp, D.E., Bentley, L.P., Shenkin, A., Salinas, N., Sinca, F., Tupayachi, R., Quispe Huaypar, K., Montoya Pillco, M., Ccori Álvarez, F.D., Díaz, S., Enquist, B., Malhi, Y., 2017. Scale dependence of canopy trait distributions along a tropical forest elevation gradient. New Phytologist. doi:10.1111/nph.14068.
  4. Bahar, N.H.A., Ishida, F.Y., Weerasinghe, L.K., Guerrieri, R., O’Sullivan, O.S., Bloomfield, K.J., Asner, G.P., Martin, R.E., Lloyd, J., Malhi, Y., Phillips, O.L., Meir, P., Salinas, N., Cosio, E.G., Domingues, T.F., Quesada, C.A., Sinca, F., Escudero Vega, A., Zuloaga Ccorimanya, P.P., del Aguila-Pasquel, J., Quispe Huaypar, K., Cuba Torres, I., Butrón Loayza, R., Pelaez Tapia, Y., Huaman Ovalle, J., Long, B.M., Evans, J.R., Atkin, O.K., 2017. Leaf-level photosynthetic capacity in lowland Amazonian and high-elevation Andean tropical moist forests of Peru. New Phytologist. doi:10.1111/nph.14079.
  5. Chavana-Bryant, C., Malhi, Y., Wu, J., Asner, G.P., Anastasiou, A., Enquist, B.J., Cosio Caravasi, E.G., Doughty, C.E., Saleska, S.R., Martin, R.E., Gerard, F.F., 2017. Leaf aging of Amazonian canopy trees as revealed by spectral and physiochemical measurements. New Phytologist. doi:10.1111/nph.13853.
  6. Goldsmith, G.R., Bentley, L.P., Shenkin, A., Salinas, N., Blonder, B., Martin, R.E., Castro-Ccossco, R., Chambi-Porroa, P., Diaz, S., Enquist, B.J., Asner, G.P., Malhi, Y., 2017. Variation in leaf wettability traits along a tropical montane elevation gradient. New Phytologist. doi:10.1111/nph.13861.
  7. Doughty, C.E., Santos-Andrade P.E., Goldsmith, G.R., Bloder, B., Shenkin, A., Bentley, L.P., Chavana-Bryant, C., Huaraca Huasco, W., Salinas, N., Enquist, B., Martin, R., Asner, G.P., Mahli, Y. 2017. Can leaf spectroscopy predict leaf and forest traits along a Peruvian tropical forest elevation gradient? Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences, 122.
  8. Enquist*, B.J., Bentley, L.P., Shenkin, A., Maitner, B., Savage, V., Michaletz, S., Blonder, B., Buzzard, V., Boza Espinoza, T.E., Farfan-Rios, W., Doughty, C., Goldsmith, G.R., Martin, R.E., Salinas, N., Silman, M., Díaz, S., Asner, G.P., Malhi, Y. 2017. Assessing trait-based scaling theory in tropical forests spanning a broad temperature gradient. Global Ecology and Biogeography.
  9. Fyllas N., Bentley L., Shenkin A., Asner G., Atkin O., Diaz, S., Enquist, B., Farfan-Rios, W., Gloor, E, Guerrieri, R., Huaraca Huasco, W., Ishida, Y., Martin, R., Meir, P., Phillips, O., Salinas Revilla, N., Silman, M., Weerasinghe, L., Zaragoza-Castells, J., Malhi, Y. 2017. Solar radiation and functional traits explain the decline of forest primary productivity along a tropical elevation gradient. Ecology Letters. 20, 730-740.


  1. Asner, G.P., Brodrick, P.G., Anderson, C.B., Vaughn, N., Knapp, D.E., Martin, R.E., 2016. Progressive forest canopy water loss during the 2012-2015 California drought. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 113, 249-55.
  2. Asner, G.P., Knapp, D.E., Anderson, C.B., Martin, R.E., Vaughn, N., 2016. Large-scale climatic and geophysical controls on the leaf economics spectrum. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 113, 4043-51.
  3. Asner, G.P., Martin, R.E., 2016. Spectranomics: Emerging science and conservation opportunities at the interface of biodiversity and remote sensing. Global Ecology and Conservation 8, 212–219.
  4. Asner, G.P., Martin, R.E., 2016. Convergent elevation trends in canopy chemical traits of tropical forests. Global Change Biology 22, 2216–2227.
  5. Asner, G.P., Sousan, S., Knapp, D.E., Selmants, P.C., Martin, R.E., Hughes, R.F., Giardina, C.P., 2016. Rapid forest carbon assessments of oceanic islands: a case study of the Hawaiian archipelago. Carbon Balance and Management 11, 1.
  6. Balzotti, C.S., Asner, G.P., Taylor, P.G., Cleveland, C.C., Cole, R., Martin, R.E., Nasto, M., Osborne, B.B., Porder, S., Townsend, A.R., 2016. Environmental controls on canopy foliar nitrogen distributions in a Neotropical lowland forest. Ecological Applications 26, 2451–2464.
  7. Barbosa, J.M., Sebastián-González, E., Asner, G.P., Knapp, D.E., Anderson, C., Martin, R.E., Dirzo, R., 2016. Hemiparasite-host plant interactions in a fragmented landscape assessed via imaging spectroscopy and LiDAR. Ecological Applications 26, 55–66.
  8. Barbosa, J., Asner, G., Martin, R., Baldeck, C., Hughes, F., Johnson, T., 2016. Determining Subcanopy Psidium cattleianum Invasion in Hawaiian Forests Using Imaging Spectroscopy. Remote Sensing 8, 33.
  9. Clark, K.E., West, A.J., Hilton, R.G., Asner, G.P., Quesada, C.A., Silman, M.R., Saatchi, S.S., Farfan-Rios, W., Martin, R.E., Horwath, A.B., Halladay, K., New, M., Malhi, Y., 2016. Storm-triggered landslides in the Peruvian Andes and implications for topography, carbon cycles, and biodiversity. Earth Surface Dynamics 4, 47–70.
  10. Feakins, S.J., Bentley, L.P., Salinas, N., Shenkin, A., Blonder, B., Goldsmith, G.R., Ponton, C., Arvin, L.J., Wu, M.S., Peters, T., West, A.J., Martin, R.E., Enquist, B.J., Asner, G.P., Malhi, Y., 2016. Plant leaf wax biomarkers capture gradients in hydrogen isotopes of precipitation from the Andes and Amazon. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 182, 155–172.
  11. Feakins, S.J., Peters, T., Wu, M.S., Shenkin, A., Salinas, N., Girardin, C.A.J., Bentley, L.P., Blonder, B., Enquist, B.J., Martin, R.E., Asner, G.P., Malhi, Y., 2016. Production of leaf wax n-alkanes across a tropical forest elevation transect. Organic Geochemistry 100, 89–100.
  12. Graves, S., Asner, G., Martin, R., Anderson, C., Colgan, M., Kalantari, L., Bohlman, S., 2016. Tree Species Abundance Predictions in a Tropical Agricultural Landscape with a Supervised Classification Model and Imbalanced Data. Remote Sensing 8, 161.
  13. McLean, K.A., Trainor, A.M., Asner, G.P., Crofoot, M.C., Hopkins, M.E., Campbell, C.J., Martin, R.E., Knapp, D.E., Jansen, P.A., 2016. Movement patterns of three arboreal primates in a Neotropical moist forest explained by LiDAR-estimated canopy structure. Landscape Ecology 31, 1–14.
  14. McManus, K., Asner, G., Martin, R., Dexter, K., Kress, W., Field, C., 2016. Phylogenetic Structure of Foliar Spectral Traits in Tropical Forest Canopies. Remote Sensing 8, 196.


  1. Asner, G.P., Anderson, C.B., Martin, R.E., Tupayachi, R., Knapp, D.E., Sinca, F., 2015. Landscape biogeochemistry reflected in shifting distributions of chemical traits in the Amazon forest canopy. Nature Geoscience 8, 567–573.
  2. Asner, G.P., Martin, R.E., Anderson, C.B., Knapp, D.E., 2015. Quantifying forest canopy traits: Imaging spectroscopy versus field survey. Remote Sensing of Environment 158, 15–27.
  3. Asner, G., Martin, R., 2015. Spectroscopic Remote Sensing of Non-Structural Carbohydrates in Forest Canopies. Remote Sensing 7, 3526–3547.
  4. Asner, G., Ustin, S., Townsend, P., Martin, R., Chadwick, Kd., 2015. Forest Biophysical and Biochemical Properties From Hyperspectral and LiDAR Remote Sensing, in: Land Resources Monitoring, Modeling, and Mapping with Remote    Sensing, Remote Sensing Handbook. CRC Press, pp. 429–448.
  5. Atkin, O.K., Bloomfield, K.J., Reich, P.B., Tjoelker, M.G., Asner, G.P., Bonal, D., Bönisch, G., Bradford, M.G., Cernusak, L.A., Cosio, E.G., Creek, D., Crous, K.Y., Domingues, T.F., Dukes, J.S., Egerton, J.J.G., Evans, J.R., Farquhar, G.D., Fyllas, N.M., Gauthier, P.P.G., Gloor, E., Gimeno, T.E., Griffin, K.L., Guerrieri, R., Heskel, M.A., Huntingford, C., Ishida, F.Y., Kattge, J., Lambers, H., Liddell, M.J., Lloyd, J., Lusk, C.H., Martin, R.E., Maksimov, A.P., Maximov, T.C., Malhi, Y., Medlyn, B.E., Meir, P., Mercado, L.M., Mirotchnick, N., Ng, D., Niinemets, Ü., O’Sullivan, O.S., Phillips, O.L., Poorter, L., Poot, P., Prentice, I.C., Salinas, N., Rowland, L.M., Ryan, M.G., Sitch, S., Slot, M., Smith, N.G., Turnbull, M.H., VanderWel, M.C., Valladares, F., Veneklaas, E.J., Weerasinghe, L.K., Wirth, C., Wright, I.J., Wythers, K.R., Xiang, J., Xiang, S., Zaragoza-Castells, J., 2015. Global variability in leaf respiration in relation to climate, plant functional types and leaf traits. New Phytologist 206, 614–636.
  6. Baldeck, C.A., Asner, G.P., Martin, R.E., Anderson, C.B., Knapp, D.E., Kellner, J.R., Wright, S.J., 2015. Operational Tree Species Mapping in a Diverse Tropical Forest with Airborne Imaging Spectroscopy. PLoS ONE 10, e0118403.
  7. Colgan, M.S., Martin, R.E., Baldeck, C.A., Asner, G.P., 2015. Tree Foliar Chemistry in an African Savanna and Its Relation to Life History Strategies and Environmental Filters. PLoS ONE 10, e0124078.
  8. Feilhauer, H., Asner, G.P., Martin, R.E., 2015. Multi-method ensemble selection of spectral bands related to leaf biochemistry. Remote Sensing of Environment 164, 57–65.
  9. Higgins, M.A., Asner, G.P., Anderson, C.B., Martin, R.E., Knapp, D.E., Tupayachi, R., Perez, E., Elespuru, N., Alonso, A., 2015. Regional-Scale drivers of forest structure and function in northwestern Amazonia. PLoS ONE 10, 1–19.
  10. Mograbi, P.J., Erasmus, B.F.N., Witkowski, E.T.F., Asner, G.P., Wessels, K.J., Mathieu, R., Knapp, D.E., Martin, R.E., Main, R., 2015. Biomass increases go under cover: Woody vegetation dynamics in South African Rangelands. PLoS ONE 10, e0127093.
  11.  Somers, B., Asner, G.P., Martin, R.E., Anderson, C.B., Knapp, D.E., Wright, S.J., Van De Kerchove, R., 2015. Mesoscale assessment of changes in tropical tree species richness across a bioclimatic gradient in Panama using airborne imaging spectroscopy. Remote Sensing of Environment 167, 111–120.
  12. Taylor, P., Asner, G., Dahlin, K., Anderson, C., Knapp, D., Martin, R., Mascaro, J., Chazdon, R., Cole, R., Wanek, W., Hofhansl, F., Malavassi, E., Vilchez-Alvarado, B., Townsend, A., 2015. Landscape-Scale controls on aboveground forest carbon stocks on the Osa Peninsula, Costa Rica. PLoS ONE 10, e0126748.
  13. Tochon, G., Féret, J.B., Valero, S., Martin, R.E., Knapp, D.E., Salembier, P., Chanussot, J., Asner, G.P., 2015. On the use of binary partition trees for the tree crown segmentation of tropical rainforest hyperspectral images. Remote Sensing of Environment 159, 318–331.
  14. Asner, G.P., Knapp, D.E., Martin, R.E., Tupayachi, R., Anderson, C.B., Mascaro, J., Sinca, F., Chadwick, K.D., Higgins, M., Farfan, W., Llactayo, W., Silman, M.R., 2014. Targeted carbon conservation at national scales with high-resolution monitoring. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. E5016-E5022
  15. Asner, G.P., Martin, R.E., Carranza-Jiménez, L., Sinca, F., Tupayachi, R., Anderson, C.B., Martinez, P., 2014. Functional and biological diversity of foliar spectra in tree canopies throughout the Andes to Amazon region. New Phytologist. 204, 127-139.
  16. Asner, G.P., Martin, R.E., Tupayachi, R., Anderson, C.B., Sinca, F., Carranza-Jiménez, L., Martinez, P., 2014. Amazonian functional diversity from forest canopy chemical assembly. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 111, 5604–9.
  17. Baldeck, C.A., Colgan, M.S., Féret, J.B., Levick, S.R., Martin, R.E., Asner, G.P., 2014. Landscape-scale variation in plant community composition of an African savanna from airborne species mapping. Ecological Applications 24, 84–93.
  18. Higgins, M. A., Asner, G.P., Perez, E., Elespuru, N., Alonso. A., 2014. Variation in photosynthetic and nonphotosynthetic vegetation along edaphic and compositional gradients in northwestern Amazonia. Biogeosciences 11, 3505–3513.
  19. Higgins, M.A., Asner, G.P., Martin, R.E., Knapp, D.E., Anderson, C., Kennedy-Bowdoin, T., Saenz, R., Aguilar, A., Joseph Wright, S., 2014. Linking imaging spectroscopy and LiDAR with floristic composition and forest structure in Panama. Remote Sensing of Environment 154, 358–367.
  20. Marvin, D.C., Asner, G.P., Knapp, D.E., Anderson, C.B., Martin, R.E., Sinca, F., Tupayachi, R., 2014. Amazonian landscapes and the bias in field studies of forest structure and biomass. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 111, E5224-32.
  21. Mascaro, J., Asner, G.P., Knapp, D.E., Kennedy-Bowdoin, T., Martin, R.E., Anderson, C., Higgins, M., Chadwick, K.D., 2014. A tale of two “Forests”: Random Forest machine learning aids tropical Forest carbon mapping. PLoS ONE 9, e85993.
  22. Metcalfe, D.B., Asner, G.P., Martin, R.E., Silva Espejo, J.E., Huasco, W.H., Farfán Amézquita, F.F., Carranza-Jimenez, L., Galiano Cabrera, D.F., Baca, L.D., Sinca, F., Huaraca Quispe, L.P., Taype, I.A., Mora, L.E., Dávila, A.R., Solórzano, M.M., Puma Vilca, B.L., Laupa Román, J.M., Guerra Bustios, P.C., Revilla, N.S., Tupayachi, R., Girardin, C.A.J., Doughty, C.E., Malhi, Y., 2014. Herbivory makes major contributions to ecosystem carbon and nutrient cycling in tropical forests. Ecology Letters 17, 324–32.
  23. Asner, G.P., Kellner, J.R., Kennedy-Bowdoin, T., Knapp, D.E., Anderson, C., Martin, R.E., 2013. Forest canopy gap distributions in the southern Peruvian Amazon. PLoS ONE 8, e60875.
  24. Asner, G.P., Mascaro, J., Anderson, C., Knapp, D.E., Martin, R.E., Kennedy-Bowdoin, T., van Breugel, M., Davies, S., Hall, J.S., Muller-Landau, H.C., Potvin, C., Sousa, W., Wright, J., Bermingham, E., 2013. High-fidelity national carbon mapping for resource management and REDD+. Carbon Balance and Management 8, 7.
  25. Tochon, G., Féret, J.-B., Valero, S., Martin, R.E., Tupayachi, R., Chanussot, J., Salembier, P., Asner, G.P., 2013. Segmentation hyperspectrale de forets tropicales par arbres de partition binaires. Revue Francaise de Photogrammétrie et de Télédétection 202, 55–65.
  26. Asner, G.P., Martin, R.E., 2012. Contrasting leaf chemical traits in tropical lianas and trees: implications for future forest composition. Ecology Letters 15, 1001–1007.
  27. Asner, G.P., Knapp, D.E., Boardman, J., Green, R.O., Kennedy-Bowdoin, T., Eastwood, M., Martin, R.E., Anderson, C., Field, C.B., 2012. Carnegie Airborne Observatory-2: Increasing science data dimensionality via high-fidelity multi-sensor fusion. Remote Sensing of Environment 124, 454–465.
  28. Asner, G.P., Martin, R.E., Suhaili, A. Bin, 2012. Sources of canopy chemical and spectral diversity in lowland Bornean forest. Ecosystems 15, 504–517.
  29. Colgan, M.S., Asner, G.P., Levick, S.R., Martin, R.E., Chadwick, O.A., 2012. Topo-edaphic controls over woody plant biomass in South African savannas. Biogeosciences 9, 1809–1821. Asner, G.P.,
  30. Martin, R.E., Tupayachi, R., Emerson, R., Martinez, P., Sinca, F., Powell, G.V.N., Wright, S.J., Lugo, A.E., 2011. Taxonomy and remote sensing of leaf mass per area (LMA) in humid tropical forests. Ecological Applications 21, 85–98.


  1. Asner, G.P., Martin, R.E., 2011. Canopy phylogenetic, chemical and spectral assembly in a lowland Amazonian forest. New Phytologist 189, 999–1012.
  2. Asner, G.P., Martin, R.E., Knapp, D.E., Tupayachi, R., Anderson, C., Carranza, L., Martinez, P., Houcheime, M., Sinca, F., Weiss, P., 2011. Spectroscopy of canopy chemicals in humid tropical forests. Remote Sensing of Environment 115, 3587–3598.
  3. Doughty, C.E., Asner, G.P., Martin, R.E., 2011. Predicting tropical plant physiology from leaf and canopy spectroscopy. Oecologia 165, 289–99.


  1. Asner, G.P., Martin, R.E., Knapp, D.E., Kennedy-Bowdoin, T., 2010. Effects of Morella faya tree invasion on aboveground carbon storage in Hawaii. Biological Invasions 12, 477–494.
  2. Feilhauer, H., Asner, G.P., Martin, R.E., Schmidtlein, S., 2010. Brightness-normalized Partial Least Squares Regression for hyperspectral data. Journal of Quantitative Spectroscopy and Radiative Transfer 111, 1947–1957.
  3. Asner, G.P., Levick, S.R., Kennedy-Bowdoin, T., Knapp, D.E., Emerson, R., Jacobson, J., Colgan, M.S., Martin, R.E., 2009. Large-scale impacts of herbivores on the structural diversity of African savannas. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 106, 4947–52.
  4. Asner, G.P., Martin, R.E., 2009. Airborne spectranomics: mapping canopy chemical and taxonomic diversity in tropical forests. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 7, 269–276.
  5. Asner, G.P., Martin, R.E., Ford, A.J., Metcalfe, D.J., Liddell, M.J., 2009. Leaf chemical and spectral diversity in Australian tropical forests. Ecological Applications 19, 236–53.
  6. Giambelluca, T.W., Martin, R.E., Asner, G.P., Huang, M., Mudd, R.G., Nullet, M.A., DeLay, J.K., Foote, D., 2009. Evapotranspiration and energy balance of native wet montane cloud forest in Hawaii. Agricultural and forest meteorology 149, 230-243.
  7. Huang, C., Asner, G.P., Martin, R.E., Barger, N.N., Neff, J.C., 2009. Multiscale analysis of tree cover and aboveground carbon stocks in pinyon juniper woodlands. Ecological Applications 19, 668–681.
  8. Martin, R.E., Asner, G.P., 2009. Leaf chemical and optical properties of Metrosideros polymorpha across environmental gradients in Hawaii. Biotropica 41, 292–301.
  9. Asner, G., Martin, R., 2008. Spectral and chemical analysis of tropical forests: Scaling from leaf to canopy levels. Remote Sensing of Environment 112, 3958–3970.
  10. Asner, G.P., Hughes, R.F., Vitousek, P.M., Knapp, D.E., Kennedy-Bowdoin, T., Boardman, J., Martin, R.E., Eastwood, M., Green, R.O., 2008. Invasive plants transform the three-dimensional structure of rain forests. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 105, 4519–23.
  11. Asner, G.P., Jones, M.O., Martin, R.E., Knapp, D.E., Hughes, R.F., 2008. Remote sensing of native and invasive species in Hawaiian forests. Remote Sensing of Environment 112, 1912–1926.
  12. Asner, G.P., Knapp, D.E., Kennedy-Bowdoin, T., Jones, M.O., Martin, R.E., Boardman, J., Hughes, R.F., 2008. Invasive species detection in Hawaiian rainforests using airborne imaging spectroscopy and LiDAR. Remote Sensing of Environment 112, 1942–1955.
  13. Feret, J-B., François, C., Asner, G.P., Gitelson, A.A., Martin, R.E., Bidel, L.P.R.R., Ustin, S.L., le Maire, G., Jacquemoud, S., 2008. PROSPECT-4 and 5: Advances in the leaf optical properties model separating photosynthetic pigments. Remote Sensing of Environment 112, 3030–3043.
  14.  Asner, G.P., Knapp, D.E., Kennedy-Bowdoin, T., Jones, M.O., Martin, R.E., Boardman, J., Field, C.B., 2007. Carnegie airborne observatory: in-flight fusion of hyperspectral imaging and waveform light detection and ranging for three-dimensional studies of ecosystems. Journal of Applied Remote Sensing 1, 13536.
  15. Boelman, N.T., Asner, G.P., Hart, P.J., Martin, R.E., 2007. Multi-trophic invasion resistance in Hawaii: Bioacoustics, field surveys, and airborne remote sensing. Ecological Applications 17, 2137–2144.
  16. Carlson, K.M., Asner, G.P., Hughes, R.F., Ostertag, R., Martin, R.E., Hughes, F.R., Ostertag, R., Martin, R.E., 2007. Hyperspectral remote sensing of canopy biodiversity in Hawaiian lowland rainforests. Ecosystems 10, 536–549.
  17. Martin, R.E., Asner, G.P., Sack, L., 2007. Genetic variation in leaf pigment, optical and photosynthetic function among diverse phenotypes of Metrosideros polymorpha grown in a common garden. Oecologia 151, 387–400.
  18. Asner, G.P., Martin, R.E., Carlson, K.M., Rascher, U., Vitousek, P.M., 2006. Vegetation–Climate Interactions among Native and Invasive Species in Hawaiian Rainforest. Ecosystems 9, 1106–1117.
  19. Ananyev, G., Kolber, Z.S., Klimov, D., Falkowski, P.G., Berry, J.A., Rascher, U., Martin, R., Osmond, B., 2005. Remote sensing of heterogeneity in photosynthetic efficiency, electron transport and dissipation of excess light in Populus deltoides stands under ambient and elevated CO 2 concentrations, and in a tropical forest canopy , using a new laser-induced fluorescence. Global Change Biology 11, 1195–1206.
  20. Asner, G., Carlson, K., Martin, R., 2005. Substrate age and precipitation effects on Hawaiian forest canopies from spaceborne imaging spectroscopy. Remote Sensing of Environment 98, 457–467.
  21. Martin, R.E., Asner, G.P., 2005. Regional estimate of nitric oxide emissions following woody encroachment: Linking imaging spectroscopy and field studies. Ecosystems 8, 33-47.
  22. Matsubara, S., Naumann, M., Martin, R., Nichol, C., Rascher, U., Morosinotto, T., Bassi, R., Osmond, B., 2005. Slowly reversible de-epoxidation of lutein-epoxide in deep shade leaves of a tropical tree legume may “lock-in” lutein-based photoprotection during acclimation to strong light. Journal of Experimental Botany 56, 461–468.
  23. Asner, G.P., Elmore, A.J., Olander, L.P., Martin, R.E., Harris, A.T., 2004. Grazing systems, ecosystem responses, and global change. Annual Review of Environment and Resources 29, 261–299.
  24. Martin, R.E., Asner, G.P., Ansley, R.J., Mosier, A.R., 2003. Effects of woody encroachment on soil nitrogen oxide emissions in a temperate Savanna. Ecological Applications 13, 897–910.
  25. Parton, W.J., Holland, E. a., Del Grosso, S.J., Hartman, M.D., Martin, R.E., Mosier, a. R., Ojima, D.S., Schimel, D.S., 2001. Generalized model for NOx and N2O emissions from soils. Journal of Geophysical Research 106, 17403.
  26. Martin, R.E., Scholes, M.C.C., Mosier, A.R.R., Ojima, D.S., Holland, E.A.A., Parton, W.J., 1998. Controls on annual emissions of nitric oxide from soils of the Colorado shortgrass steppe. Global Biogeochemical Cycles 12, 81–93.
  27. Scholes, M.C., Martin, R., Scholes, R.J., Parsons, D., Winstead, E., 1997. NO and N2O emissions from savanna soils following the first simulated rains of the season. Nutrient Cycling in Agroecosystems 48, 115–122.


Book Chapters

Asner, G.P., S.L. Ustin, P.A. Townsend, R.E. Martin, K.D. Chadwick 2015: Forest biophysical and biochemical properties from hyperspectral and LiDAR remote sensing. Land Resources Monitoring, Modeling and Mapping with Remote Sensing, Edited by P.S. Thenkabail. Forest biophysical and biochemical properties from hyperspectral and LiDAR remote sensing: pages 429-448; CRC Press., ISBN: 9781482217957

Asner, G.P. R.E. Martin, 2014: Ecology of Lianas. Ecology of Lianas: pages 299-308; ISBN: 9781118392492

Asner, G.P., D.E. Knapp, R.E. Martin, R. Tupayachi, C.B. Anderson, J. Mascaro, F. Sinca, K.D. Chadwick, S. Sousan, M. Higgins, W. Farfan, M.R. Silman, W.A. Llactayo, and A.F. Neyra. 2014. The High-resolution Carbon Geography of Perú. Minuteman Press, Berkeley, CA. 69 pp. ISBN: 978-0-9913870-7-6 (English edition) and ISBN: 978-0-9913870-6-9 (Spanish edition).

Asner, G.P. and R.E. Martin. 2004. Biogeochemistry of desertification and woody encroachment in grazing systems. Ecosystems and Land Use Change. R. Defries, G.P. Asner, R.A. Houghton (eds.) American Geophysical Union, Washington, DC.




Examples of Published Conference Proceedings


Somers, B., G.P. Asner, R.E. Martin, C.B. Anderson, D.E. Knapp, S.J. Wright, and R. Van de Kerchove. 2015. Assessing tropical forest canopy diversity across a bioclimatic gradient using imaging spectroscopy. 2015 IEEE International Geoscience & Remote Sensing Symposium, July 26-31, Milan, Italy.

Tochon, G., J.-B. Féret, R.E. Martin, R. Tupayachi, J. Chanussot, and G.P. Asner. 2012. Binary partition tree as a hyperspectral segmentation tool for tropical rainforests. IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium 6368-6371.

Féret, J.-B., G.P. Asner, C. Francois, R. Martin, S.L. Ustin, and S. Jacquemoud. 2007. An advanced leaf optical properties model including photosynthetic pigments. 10th Intl. Symposium on Physical Measurements and Signatures in Remote Sensing. Davos, Switzerland.

Martin, R.E. and G.P. Asner. 2005. New insight to carbon and nutrient cycles from airborne imaging spectroscopy. Proceedings of the 14th Annual JPL Airborne Earth Science Workshop. Pasadena, CA.

Martin, R.E., and G.P. Asner. 2003. Ecosystem impacts of woody encroachment in Texas: A spatial analysis using AVIRIS. Proceedings of the 12th Annual JPL Airborne Earth Science Workshop. Pasadena, CA.