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Petya Campbell

Petya Campbell

Research Associate Professor

Joint Center for Earth Systems Technology
Geography and Environmental Systems

Off Campus NASA/GSFC, Biospheric Sci.

Education

Ph D University of New Hampshire 2000

MS University of Massachusetts at Amherst 1994

BS University of Forest Engineering, Sofia, Bulgaria 1988

About

Dr. Campbell is an experienced scientist, forest engineer and ecologist by training.
Her research focus is on Remote Sensing for Natural Resources, specifically spectral analyses for assessment of vegetation condition, ecosystem monitoring and forest damage detection using reflectance and fluorescence measurements.
She has conducted numerous field campaigns, in US and abroad, collecting: vegetation traits, spectral and biophysical data for the analysis of satellite and airborne acquisitions.
Dr. Campbell is teaching undergraduate and graduate course on remote sensing for environmental applications. She has mentored undergraduate and graduate students and served on graduate student committees.

Research Interests

Dr. Campbell’s research focus is on spectral analysis for the assessment of 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 works with spectroscopy data collected in the laboratory, on the field, from aircraft, and from satellite for a variety of vegetation canopies (forests and crops, C3 and C4 vegetation).

Teaching Interests

Dr. Campbell has the ability to teach courses in the following disciplines:
• Remote Sensing for natural resources management
• Ecosystem Health, Monitoring and Management -- Plant Physiological Ecology
• 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

Selected Classes

  • Spring 2020 GES 681 – Remote Sensing for Envirnmental Applications
  • GES 481 – Digital Image Processing
  • Spring 2018 GES 681 – Remote Sensing for Envirnmental Applications
  • Spring 2016 GES 681 – Remote Sensing for Envirnmental Applications
  • GES 481 – Digital Image Processing

Creative Publications

Franks, Shannon, Neigh, Christopher S.R., Campbell, Petya, Guoqing, Sun, Yao, Tian, Zhang, Qingyuan, Huemmrich, Karl F., Middleton, Elizabeth, Ungar, Stephen, Frye, Stuart. (2017). 5. 9 19 pages Basel: Remote Sensing

Huemmrich, Karl F., Campbell, Petya, Gao, Bo-Cai, Flanagan, Larry B., Goulden, Michael. (2017). 10. 10 4360 - 4375 IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing

Middleton, Elizabeth M., Huemmrich, Karl F., Zhang, Qingyuan, Campbell, Petya K., Landis, David. (2018). Hyperspectral Remote Sensing of Vegetation, Second Edition CRC Press

Campbell, Petya, Huemmrich, Karl F., Middleton, Elizabeth M., Ward, Lauren A., Julitta, Tommaso, Daughtry, Craig, Burkart, Andreas, Russ, Andrew, Kustas, William. (2019). 5. 11 488 Remote Sensing

Contracts, Fellowships, Grants, and Sponsored Research

Campbell, Petya K. “GOFC-GOLD, South Central and Eastern European Regional Information Network (SCERIN),” Grant (Funded). Sponsored By: NASA/Task 178; UMBC Project JCET0178.

Campbell, Petya K. “NASA Surface Biology and Geology (SBG), Scientific support for SBG mission planning,” Grant Sponsored By: NASA/Task 178 Funds.

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 (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). “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. “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, 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 (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 – Nov 30, 2018).

Intellectual Contributions

Campbell,, Petya K. E., Huemmrich, Karl F., Middleton, Elizabeth M., Ward, Lauren A., Julitta, Tommaso, Burkart, Andreas, Russ, Andrew L., Kustas, William P. (2019). Diurnal and Seasonal Variations in Chlorophyll Fluorescence Associated with Photosynthesis at Leaf and Canopy Scales. 5. 11 REMOTE SENSING.

Huemmrich, Karl F., Campbell, Petya K., Voorhies, Sarah K., Landis, David R., Middleton, Elizabeth M. (2018). . International Journal of Remote Sensing.

Manakos, Ioannis, Tomaszewska, Monika, Gkinis, Ioannis, Brovkina, Olga, Filchev, Lachezar, Genc, Levent, Gitas, Ioannis Z., Halabuk, Andrej, Inalpulat, Melis, Irimescu, Anisoara, Jelev, Georgi, Karantzalos, Konstantinos, Katagis, Thomas, Kupkova, Lucie, Lavreniuk, Mykola, Mesaros, Minucer, Mihailescu, Denis, Nita, Mihai, Rusnak, Tomas, Stych, Premysl, Zemek, Frantisek, Albrechtova, Jana, Campbell, Petya K. (2018). Comparison of Global and Continental Land Cover Products for Selected Study Areas in South Central and Eastern European Region. 12. 10 REMOTE SENSING.

Colombo, Roberto, Celesti, Marco, Bianchi, Remo, Cogliati, Sergio, Cook, Bruce D., Corp, Lawrence A., Damm, Alexander, Domec, Jean-Christophe, Guanter, Luis, Julitta, Tommaso, Middleton, Elizabeth M., Noormets, Asko, Panigada, Cinzia, Pinto, Francisco, Rascher, Uwe, Rossini, Micol, Schickling, Anke. (2018). Variability of sun-induced chlorophyll fluorescence according to stand age-related processes in a managed loblolly pine forest. 7. 24 2980-2996 GLOBAL CHANGE BIOLOGY.

Middleton, E., Rascher, U, Campbell, Petya K. (2017). The 2013 FLEX—US Airborne Campaign at the Parker Tract Loblolly Pine Plantation in North Carolina, USA. 6. 9 612 Remote Sensing.

Mišurec, J, Kopačková, V, Lhotáková, Z, Campbell, Petya K., Albrechtova, J. (2016). Detection of spatio-temporal changes of norway spruce forest stands in ore mountains using landsat time series and airborne hyperspectral imagery.

Neigh, C SR., McCorkel, J, Campbell, Petya K., Ong, L, Landis, D, Middleton, E. (2016). . 12. 13 1797-1801 IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters.

van der Tol, Christiaan, Berry, Joseph A., Campbell, Petya K., Rascher, Uwe. (2014). . 119 AGU Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences, DOI: 0.1002/2014JG002713.

Huemmrich, Karl F., Gamon, John, Tweedie, Craig, Campbell, Petya K., Landis, David, Middleton, Elizabeth. (2013). Arctic Tundra Vegetation Functional Types Based on Photosynthetic Physiology and Optical Properties. 2. 6 265-275 PISCATAWAY, NJ 08855-4141: IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing (J-STARS).

Cheng, Yen-Ben, Middleton, Elizabeth M., Zhang, Qingyuan, Huemmrich, Karl F., Campbell, Petya K., Corp, Lawrence A., Cook, Bruce D., Kustas, William P., Daughtry, Craig S. (2013). Integrating Solar Induced Fluorescence and the Photochemical Reflectance Index for Estimating Gross Primary Production in a Cornfield. 12. 5 6857-6879 CH-4005 BASEL: Remote Sensing.

Campbell, Petya K., Middleton, Elizabeth, Thome, Kurt, Huemmrich, Karl F., Lagomasino, David, Novick, K., Brunsell, N.. (2013). EO-1 Hyperion Reflectance Time Series at Calibration and Validation Sites: Stability and Sensitivity to Seasonal Dynamics.. Special issue on EO-1. 6 (2) 276-290 Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing.

Middleton, Elizabeth M., Campbell, Petya K. (2013). The Earth Observing One (EO-1) Satellite Mission: Over a Decade in Space. 2. 6(2):243 243 IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing.

Joiner, J., Yoshida, Y., Vasilkov, A., Middleton, E., Campbell, Petya K., Kuze, A., Corp, L.. (2012). 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..

Mišurec, J., Kopačková, V, Lhotáková, L., Campbell, Petya K., Albrechtová, J, Weyermann, J.. (2012). . 063545. 6 1-25 Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing.

Corp, Lawrence A., Middleton, Elizabeth M., Campbell, Petya K. (2010). Spectral indices to monitor nitrogen-driven carbon uptake in field corn. 4. 11/2010 Journal of Applied Remote Sensing.

Middleton, Elizabeth M., Campbell, Petya K. (2009). Comparison of measurements and FluorMOD simulations for solar induced chlorophyll fluorescence and reflectance of a corn crop under nitrogen treatments. 17-18. 29 5193-5213 International J. Remote Sensing.

Campbell, Petya K., Middleton, Elizabeth M., Corp, L. A., Kim, M. S., Chappelle, E. W. (2008). Chlorophyll fluorescence contribution to the apparent red/near-infrared reflectance of vegetation. 2-3. 404 433-439 Science of the Total Environment, Elsevier.

Campbell, Petya K., Middleton, Elizabeth M., Corp, L. A. (2007). Comparison of foliar fluorescence and reflectance measurements for the detection of vegetation stress. 2-3. 36 832-845 Journal of Environmental Quality.

Polak, T., Rock, B. N., Campbell, Petya K., Soukupova, J., Solcova, B., Zva´ra, K., Albrechtova, J.. (2006). Shoot growth processes, assessed by bud development types, reflect Norway spruce vitality and sink prioritization. 225 337–348 Forest Ecology and Management.

Campbell, Petya K., Rock, B. N., Martin, M., Neefus, C., Irons, J., Middleton, E. M., Albrechtova, J.. (2004). Detection of initial damage in Norway spruce canopies using high spectral resolution airborne data.. 24. 25 5557–5583 International Journal of Remote Sensing.

Joiner, Joanna, Yoshida, Yasuko, Koeler, Philipp, Campbell, Petya K., Frankenberg, Christian, van der Tol, Christaan, Yang, Peiqi, Parazoo, Nicholas, Guanter, Luis, Sun, Ying. . no 2346. 12 (5) Remote Sensing/MDPI.

Presentations

Campbell, Petya K. (Author & Presenter), Huemmrich, Karl F. (Author), Yang, Peiqi (Author), Vargas, Sergio (Author), Joiner, Joanna (Author), Yoshida, Yasuko (Author), Tweedie, Craig (Author), van der Tol, Christaan (Author), Middleton, Elizabeth (Author). WHISPERS2021 Spectro Expo. Oral Presentation. "Linking Canopy Reflectance, SIF with Physiological Function For High Latitude Vegetation," virtual. (Jan 1, 2021).

Campbell, Petya K., Huemmrich, Karl F., Lukes, Petr, Neigh, Christopher, Albrechtova, Jana, Middleton, Elizabeth. AGU 2020. Oral Presentation. "Comparing the Seasonal Dynamics in Vegetation Function, Biophysical and Spectral Properties, Using Orbital Observations at Globally Distributed Flux Sites," AGU. virtual. (Dec 1, 2020).

Campbell, Petya K., Huemmrich, Karl F., Neigh, Christopher, Middleton, Elizabeth, Albrechtova, Jana, Lukes, Petr, Lhotakova, Zuzana, Kupkova, Lucie. 2020 NASA LCLUC Annual Virtual Science Team Meeting, October 19-21, 2020. Oral Presentation. "MuSLI canopy chlorophyll content prototypes for assessment of vegetation function and productivity," NASA. virtual. (Oct 1, 2020).

Campbell, Petya KE. (Author & Presenter), Townsend, Philip, Huemmrich, K. Fred, Middleton, Elizabeth M., Mandl, Dan, McKinnon, James, Daughtry, Craig. 11th EARSeL, February 2019. Oral Presentation. "Autonomous Spectral Systems for Monitoring Eco-physiological Dynamics -- leaf and canopy scales," EARSeL. Brno, CZ. (Feb 1, 2019).

Campbell, Petya KE. (Author & Presenter), Huemmrich, K. Fred, Neigh, Cristopher, Middleton, Elizabeth M., Albrechtova, Jana, Lukes, Petr. AGU Fall Meeting. Poster. "Prototyping Multi-Source Land Imaging (MuSLI) Canopy Chlorophyll for the Assessment of Vegetation Function and Productivity," AGU. Washington, DC. (Dec 10, 2018).

Campbell, Petya KE. (Author & Presenter), Huemmrich, K. Fred, Middleton, Elizabeth M., Ward, Lauren, Julitta, Tomaso, Burkart, Andreas. 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. (Dec 10, 2018).

Campbell, Petya K. (Author & Presenter), Middleton, Elizabeth (Author), Townsend, Phillip (Author), Huemmrich, Karl F. (Author), Corp, Lawrence (Author), Cook, Bruce (Author), Landis, David (Author), Zhang, Qingyuan (Author), Russ, Andrew (Author). AMERIFLUX/North American Carbon Program Annual Meeting. Poster. "Next Generation UAS Based Spectral Systems for Assessment of Vegetation Function," NASA/DoE. Bethesda, MD. (Mar 27, 2017).

Campbell, Petya K. (Author & Presenter), Huemmrich, Karl F. (Author), Middleton, Elizabeth (Author), Cook, Bruce (Author), Landis, David (Author), Russ, Andrew (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. (Dec 16, 2016).

Campbell, Petya K. (Author & Presenter), Middleton, Elizabeth (Author), Huemmrich, Karl F. (Author), Cook, Bruce (Author), Landis, David (Author), Russ, Andrew (Author). AGU Fall Meeting. Oral Presentation. "Seasonal changes in vegetation spectral properties and biophysical properties associated with vegetation function," AGU. San Francisco. (Dec 16, 2016).

Campbell, Petya K. (Author), Mandl, Daniel (Author & Presenter), Townsend, Phillip (Author), Kingdon, C. (Author), Ly, V. (Author), Cappelaere, P. (Author), Sohlberg, Robert (Author), Corp, Lawrence (Author), Ong, Lawrence (Author). 2016 HyspIRI Science and Applications Workshop. Poster. "Next Generation UAS Based Spectral Systems for Environmental Monitoring," California Institute of Technology. Beckman Institute Auditorium, 1200 E California Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91125. (Oct 1, 2016).

Campbell, Petya K. (Author), Mandl, Daniel (Author & Presenter), Townsend, Phillip (Author), Kingdon, C. (Author), Ly, V. (Author), Cappelaere, P. (Author), Sohlberg, Robert (Author), Corp, Lawrence (Author), Ong, Lawrence (Author). 6th Annual HyspIRI Data Product Symposium and Aquatic Forum. Oral Presentation. "NG Spectral UAS for Ecosystem Monitoring," NASA/GSFC. Greenbelt, MD, USA. (Jun 1, 2016).

Campbell, Petya K. (Author & Presenter), Middleton, elizabeth (Author), Huemmrich, Karl Fred (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. (Jan 29, 2015).

Corp, Lawrence A. (Author & Presenter), Cook, Bruce (Author), Middleton, Elizabeth M. (Author), Campbell, Petya KE. (Author), Huemmrich, Karl F (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. (Jan 26, 2015).

Campbell, Petya K. (Author), Middleton, Elizabeth M. 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. (Apr 23, 2014).

Middleton, Elizabeth M. (Author), Campbell, Petya K. 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. (Apr 22, 2014).

Middleton, Elizabeth M. (Author), Campbell, Petya K. 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. (Apr 22, 2014).