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Petya Campbell

Research Associate Professor

Joint Center for Earth Systems Technology
Geography and Environmental Systems
Off Campus, Room NASA/GSFC Biospheric Sciences,
Phone
301-614-6784
petya@umbc.edu
Education
Ph D, University of New Hampshire (2000)
MS, University of Massachusetts at Amherst (1994)
BS, University of Forest Engineering, Sofia, Bulgaria (1988)
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About

Dr. Campbell is an experienced scientist, forest engineer and ecologist by training, she has conducted numerous field campaigns in support of satellite and airborne acquisitions. Her research focus is on Remote Sensing for Natural Resources, specifically spectral analyses for vegetation assessment, ecosystem monitoring and forest damage detection using reflectance, fluorescence and thermal measurements. Dr. Campbell has taught undergraduate and graduate courses in remote sensing, has mentored students and served on graduate student committees.

Research Interests

Dr. Campbell’s research focus is on spectral analysis for the retrieval of vegetation biophysical and morphological parameters for monitoring vegetation function and damage detection. Dr. Campbell has experience collecting and analyzing vegetation reflectance and fluorescence measurements, ecosystem gas exchange parameters, as well as measuring other associated biophysical characteristics. She has worked with optical data collected in the laboratory, on the ground, from aircraft, and from satellite for a variety of ecosystem types (forests and crops, C3 and C4 vegetation). She has experience using the integrated model for Soil-Canopy spectral radiance Observations, Photosynthesis and Energy balance (SCOPE, C. van der Tol and W. Verhorf) for estimating leaf and canopy spectral reflectance and fluorescence properties and GPP.

Teaching Interests

Dr. Campbell has the ability to teach courses in the following disciplines: • Remote Sensing and Photogrammetry for natural resources management • Ecosystem Health, Monitoring and Management; Plant Physiological Ecology • Quantitative techniques for Environmental Assessment and Monitoring • Forest Sylviculture; Forest Stand Dynamics • Geographic Information Systems for Environmental Monitoring and Natural Resources Management. At UMBC she has thought GES 481 undergraduate and GES 681 graduate class, Class title: Remote sensing for environmental applications

Contracts, Fellowships, Grants, and Sponsored Research

Campbell, Petya K. (Principal) Next Generation UAV Based Spectral Systems for Environmental Monitoring Grant (Funded) Sponsored by NASA/ROSES Advanced Information Systems Technology (AIST) research opportunity (Jun 1, 2015 – Jun 30, 2017)

Huemmrich, Karl F. (Principal) Campbell, Petya K. (Co-Principal) Hyperspectral Remote Sensing of Terrestrial Ecosystem Carbon Fluxes (HRS TECF) Grant (Funded) Sponsored by CASIS (Apr 1, 2015 – Sep 30, 2016)

Campbell, Petya K. NASA Earth Observing-1 (EO-1) Mission, Scientific support for Hyperion data analysis and product development Grant (Funded) Sponsored by NASA/Task 306 Funds (Oct 1, 2010 – Sep 30, 2016)

Campbell, Petya K. (Principal) Assessing ecosystem sustainability and urban boundaries Grant (Funded) Sponsored by NASA, Nat'l Aero & Space Admin 43.001 (Feb 10, 2010 – Feb 9, 2012)

Campbell, Petya K. (Co-Principal) Spectral Bio-Indicators of Ecosystem Photosynthetic Efficiency II: Synthesis and Integration Grant (Funded) Sponsored by NASA/Task 306 Funds (Jan 1, 2010 – Dec 31, 2014)

Campbell, Petya K. (Principal) Campbell, Petya K. SGER: Applications of Solar Induced Fluorescence Grant (Funded) Sponsored by National Science Foundation (NSF), Biological Sciences (Aug 1, 2005 – Jan 31, 2007)

Campbell, Petya K. NASA HyspIRI Mission, Scientific support for HyspIRI mission planning Grant Sponsored by NASA/Task 306 Funds

Campbell, Petya K. GOFC-GOLD, SCERIN Grant Sponsored by NASA/Task 306 Funds

Intellectual Contributions

vol. 119 AGU Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences, DOI: 0.1002/2014JG002713

Estimating major ion and nutrient concentrations in mangrove estuaries in Everglades National Park using leaf and satellite reflectance. 154 202-218 Remote Sensing of Environment

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)

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

The Earth Observing One (EO-1) Satellite Mission: Over a Decade in Space 2 vol. 6(2):243 243 IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing

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

Filling-in of near-infrared solar lines by terrestrial fluorescence and other geophysical effects: simulations and space-based observations from SCIAMACHY and GOSAT 5 809-829 Atmos. Meas. Tech.

063545 vol. 6 1-25 Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing

Spectral indices to monitor nitrogen-driven carbon uptake in field corn 4 vol. 11/2010 Journal of Applied Remote Sensing

Comparison of measurements and FluorMOD simulations for solar induced chlorophyll fluorescence and reflectance of a corn crop under nitrogen treatments 17-18 vol. 29 5193-5213 International J. Remote Sensing

Chlorophyll fluorescence contribution to the apparent red/near-infrared reflectance of vegetation 2-3 vol. 404 433-439 Science of the Total Environment, Elsevier

Comparison of foliar fluorescence and reflectance measurements for the detection of vegetation stress 2-3 vol. 36 832-845 Journal of Environmental Quality

Shoot growth processes, assessed by bud development types, reflect Norway spruce vitality and sink prioritization vol. 225 337–348 Forest Ecology and Management

Detection of initial damage in Norway spruce canopies using high spectral resolution airborne data. 24 vol. 25 5557–5583 International Journal of Remote Sensing

Presentations

(Author & Presenter) (Author) (Author) 5th NACP Principal Investigators Meeting & AmeriFlux Principal Investigators Meeting Poster EO-1 Hyperion Reflectance Time Series: Satellite Remote Sensing of Vegetation Carbon Flux Dynamics NACP and AmeriFlux Washington DC

(Author & Presenter) (Author) (Author) (Author) (Author) 5th NACP Principal Investigators Meeting & AmeriFlux Principal Investigators Meeting Poster Application of Airborne Remote Sensing to Define Terrestrial Ecosystem Form & Function NACP and AmeriFlux Washington DC

(Author) 5th International Workshop on Remote Sensing of Vegetation Fluorescence Poster Diurnal and phenological changes in vegetation fluorescence and reflectance, indicative of vegetation photosynthetic properties and function. ESA Paris, France

(Author) 5th International Workshop on Remote Sensing of Vegetation Fluorescence Oral Presentation Daily light use efficiency in a corn field can be related to the canopy red/far-red fluorescence ratio and leaf light use efficiency across a growing season. In proceedings of the 5th International Workshop on Remote Sensing of Vegetation Fluorescence ESA/NASA Paris, France

(Author) 5th International Workshop on Remote Sensing of Vegetation Fluorescence Oral Presentation Daily light use efficiency in a corn field can be related to the canopy red/far-red fluorescence ratio and leaf light use efficiency across a growing season. In proceedings of the 5th International Workshop on Remote Sensing of Vegetation Fluorescence ESA/NASA Paris, France