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David L. Evans

Sharp Professor of Forestry

Phone: 662-325-2796  Email: dle2@msstate.edu

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David L. Evans

2017
Crosby, M.K., T.G. Matney, E.B. Schultz, D.L. Evans, D.L., D.L. Grebner, C.A. Collins, H.A. Londo, J.C. Rodgers. 2017. Consequences of Landsat strata image classification errors on bias and variance of forest inventory estimates: A forest inventory case study. Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing 10(1):243-251. Download


2015
Arroyo, R.J., E.B. Schultz, T.G. Matney, D.L. Evans, Z. Fan. 2015. Temporal validation for a landsat-based volume estimation model. Pages 345-348 in A.G. Holley, K.F. Conner, J.D. Haywood, editors, Proceedings of the 17th Biennial Southern Silvicultural Research Conference. USDA Forest Service, Southern Experiment Station. E-Gen. Tech. Rep. SRS-203. 551 p.


2014
Nieminen, M.F., D.L. Evans, J.M. Varner, S.D. Roberts, H.A. Londo, S.A. Tweddale. 2014. Spectral separability of longleaf and loblolly pines in southeast Mississippi: preliminary results. Pages 47-54 in K. Merry, P. Bettinger, T. Brown, C. Cieszewski, I-K. Hung, and Q. Meng, editors, Proceedings of the 9th Southern Forestry and Natural Resource Management GIS Conference.


2014
Waller, B.W., J.L. Belant, B.D. Leopold, B.W. Young, S.L. Simek, D.L. Evans. 2014. Influence of landscape attributes on American black bear den-site selection in Mississippi. Mammal Study 39:115-119. Download


2012
Garrigues, M., Z. Fan, D.L. Evans, S.D. Roberts, W. Cooke. 2012. Geospatial relationships of tree species damage caused by hurricane Katrina in south Mississippi. Pp. 125-130. in J.R. Butnor (ed.). Proceedings of the 16th Biennial Southern Silvicultural Research Conference. Feb. 15-17, 2011. Charleston, SC. USDA Forest Service, Southern Experiment Station. Gen.Tech.Rep. SRS-156. 391 p.


2012
Hodges, J.D., D.L. Evans, L.W. Garnett. 2012. Mississippi Trees, Second Edition. Mississippi Forestry Commission. 369 p.


2011
Garrigues, M., Z. Fan, D.L. Evans, W. Cooke. 2010. Mapping Hurricane Katrina forest damage in South Mississippi using MIFI data and GIS. Pages 45-53 in K. Merry, P. Bettinger, Z. Fan, J. Kushla, T. Litts, J. Siry, J. Hepinstall-Cymerman, B. Song, editors; Proceedings of the 7th Southern Forestry and Natural Resources GIS Conference. Athens, GA.


2011
Tiruveedhula, M., Z. Fan, R.R. Sadasivuni, S.S. Durbha, D.L. Evans. 2010. Comparative analysis of spectral unmixing and neural networks for estimating small diameter tree above-ground biomass in the State of Mississippi. Pages 76-85 in K. Merry, P. Bettinger, Z. Fan, J. Kushla, T. Litts, J. Siry, J. Hepinstall-Cymerman, B. Song, editors; Proceedings of the 7th Southern Forestry and Natural Resources GIS Conference. Athens, GA. Download


2010
Ashworth, A.L., D.L. Evans, W. Cooke, A.J. Londo, C.A. Collins, A. Neuenschwander. 2010. Predicting southeastern forest canopy heights and fire fuels models using GLAS data. Photogrammetric Engineering and Remote Sensing 76(8):915-922.


2010
Jones, T.L., E.B. Schultz, T.G. Matney, D.L. Grebner, D.L. Evans. 2010. A forest product/bioenergy mill location and decision support system based on a county-level forest inventory and geo-spatial information. Chapter 9 in J. Gan, S.C. Grado, I.A. Munn, editors, Global Change and Forestry: Economic and Policy Impacts and Responses. Nova Science, NY. 332 p.


2009
Arnold, T.F., R.C. Parker, D.L. Evans. 2009. Precision of Lidar tree measurements on orthogonal flight lines. Proceedings of the SilviLaser 2009 Conference on Lidar Remote Sensing for Vegetation Studies.


2009
Dean, T.J., Q. Cao, S.D. Roberts, D.L. Evans. 2009. Measuring heights to crown base and crown median with LiDAR in a mature, even-aged loblolly pine stand. Forest Ecology and Management 257(2009):126-133. Download


2009
Tiruveedhula, M.P., Z. Fan, R.R. Sadasivuni, S.S. Durbha, D.L. Evans. 2009. Biomass and health based forest cover delineation using spectral un-mixing. American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing Annual Conference. Baltimore, MD.


2008
Fujisaki, I., D.L. Evans, R.J. Moorhead, D.W. Irby, M.J. Mohammadi-Aragh, S.D. Roberts, P.D. Gerard. 2008. Stand assessment through lidar-based forest visualization using immersive virtual environment technology. Forest Science 54(1):1-7.


2008
Garnett, L.W., J.D. Hodges, D.L. Evans. 2008. Mississippi Trees. Mississippi Forestry Commission, U.S. Forest Service, Mississippi State Extension Service, MSU Forest and Wildlife Research Center. 337 pp.


2008
Jones, T.L., E.B. Schultz, T.G. Matney, D.L. Grebner, D.L. Evans, C.A. Collins. 2008. A forest product/bioenergy mill location and decision support system based on a county-level forest inventory and geo-spatial information. Pages 131-138 in Proceedings of the Southern Forest Economics Workshop 2007: Global Change and Forestry: Economic and Policy Implications. Download


2008
Parker, R.C., D.L. Evans. 2008. LiDAR Forest inventory with single-tree, double- and single-phase procedures. Pages 30-38 in R.A. Hill, J. Rosette, and J. Suarez, editors, Proceedings of SilviLaser 2008: 8th international conference on LiDAR applications in forest assessment and inventory. September 2008. Edinburgh, UK. Download


2008
Tweddale, S., H.A. Londo, J.M. Carney, D.L. Evans, S.D. Roberts, R.C. Parker, S.C. Grado. 2008. Red-cockaded woodpecker (Picoides borealis) habitat analysis via remote sensing. Pages 586-595 in R.A. Hill, J. Rosette, and J. Suarez, editors, Proceedings of SilviLaser 2008: 8th international conference on LiDAR applications in forest assessment and inventory. September 2008. Edinburgh, UK. Download


2008
Wilkinson, D.W., R.C. Parker, D.L. Evans. 2008. Change detection techniques for use in a Statewide Forest Inventory Program. Photogrammetric Engineering and Remote Sensing 74(7):893-901.


2007
Cooke, W., K. Grala, D.L. Evans, C.A. Collins. 2007. Assessment of pre- and post-Katrina fuel conditions as a component of fire risk modeling for southern Mississippi. Journal of Forestry 105(8):389-397.


2007
Cooke, W., V. Anantharaj, C. Wax, J. Choi, K. Grala, M. Jolly, G.P. Dixon, J. Dyer, D.L. Evans, G.B. Goodrich. 2007. Integrating climatic and fuels information into national fire risk decision support tools. Pages 555-569 in B.W. Butler and W. Cook, editors, The fire environment—innovations, management, and policy. Download


2007
Fujisaki, I., M.J. Mohammadi-Araghb, D.L. Evans, R.J. Moorhead, D.W. Irby, S.D. Roberts, S.C. Grado, E.B. Schultz. 2007. Comparing forest assessment based on computer visualization versus videography. Landscape and Urban Planning 81(2007):146-154. Download


2007
Parker, R.C., D.L. Evans. 2007. LiDAR forest inventory with single-tree, double- and single-phase procedures. In Proceedings of the 8th Annual FIA Symposium, Monterrey, CA. Oct. 16-19, 2006.


2007
Parker, R.C., D.L. Evans. 2007.Stratified light detection and ranging double-sample forest inventory. Southern Journal of Applied Forestry 31(2):66-72.


2006
Evans, D.L., S.D. Roberts, R.C. Parker. 2006. LiDAR—A new tool for forest measurements? The Forestry Chronicle 82(2):211-219.


2006
Schultz, E.B., T.G. Matney, D.L. Evans, I. Fujisaki. 2006. A landsat stand basal area classification suitable for automating stratification of forest into statistically efficient strata. 6 pages in S. Land, T. Blaschke, E. Schöpfer, editors, First International Conference on Object-based Image Analysis. Salzburg University, Austria. July 4-5, 2006. Download


2005
Anderson, C.D, D.L. Grebner, D.L. Evans, I.A. Munn, K.L. Belli. 2005. Preliminary study on the impact of stand identification through an object-oriented approach on a linear forest planning model. Proc., Joint CIF/SAF Annual Meeting, Edmonton, Alberta, October 1-6, 2004.


2005
Anderson, C.D., D.L. Grebner, D.L. Evans, I.A. Munn, K.L. Belli. 2005. The impact of stand identification through an object-oriented approach for forest management planning. Pages 35-43 in Proceedings of the 2004 SOFEW meeting.Download


2005
Clarkson, M., R. Parker, D. Evans. 2005. An evaluation of a 3D sampling technique and LiDAR for understory density levels in pine plantations. American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing Mid-south Fall Conference. Athens, GA. November, 2005.


2005
Collins, C.A., D.W. Wilkinson, D.L. Evans. 2005. Multi-temporal analysis of Landsat data to determine forest age classes for the Mississippi statewide forest inventory - preliminary results. Proceedings of the Third International Workshop on the Analysis of Multi-temporal Remote Sensing Images. 2005 May 16-18. Biloxi, MS. On CD-ROM. Download


2005
Evans, D.L., W.H. Cooke III. 2005. LiDAR - the future of remote forest assessments? Proceedings of the 10th Biennial Forest Service Remote Sensing Applications Conference. 2004 April 5-9, Salt Lake City, UT. USDA Forest Service. CD-ROM.


2005
Fujisaki, I., P.D. Gerard, D.L. Evans. 2005. Classification of forest growth stage using LandSat data. Proc., Optics and Photonics: Remote Sensing and Modeling of Ecosystems for Sustainability II. San Diego, CA. 7/31/05. Download


2005
Loden, E.K., S.C. Grado, J.C. Jones, D.L. Evans. 2005. Economic impacts of on-shore fishing, fishing tournaments, and marine-related museums and activities on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. Pages 331-339 in Proceedings, International Symposium on Society and Resource Management.


2005
Mohammadi-Aragh, M.J., I. Fujisaki, D. Irby, D.L. Evans, R. Moorhead, S.D. Roberts. 2005. Visualization of Computer-Modeled Forests for Forest Management. 8 pages in K.W. Brodlie, D.J. Duke, K.I. Joy, eds. Eurographics-IEEE VGTC Symp. On Visualization.


2005
Parker, R.C., P.A. Glass, H.A. Londo, D.L. Evans, K.L. Belli, T.G. Matney, E.B. Schultz. 2005. Mississippi’s forest inventory pilot program: Use of computer and spatial technologies in large area inventories. Forest and Wildlife Research Center, Bulletin FO 274, Mississippi State University. 43 pp. Download


2005
Roberts, S.D., T.J. Dean, D.L. Evans, J.W. McCombs, R.L. Harrington, P.A. Glass. 2005. Estimating individual tree leaf area in loblolly pine plantations using LiDAR-derived measurements of height and crown dimensions. Forest Ecology and Management 213 (2005) 54-70. Download


2005
Tilley, B.K., I.A. Munn, D.L. Evans, R.C. Parker, S.D. Roberts. 2005. Cost considerations of using LiDar for timber inventory. Pages 43-50 in Proceedings of the 2004 Annual Southern Forest Economics Workshop. Download


2004
Dean, T.J., Q.V. Cao, S.D. Roberts, D.L. Evans. 2004. Modeling crown structure from airborne laser scanner data. The ASPRS Mid South Region Spring Meeting and 20th Annual Louisiana Remote Sensing and GIS Workshop, Lafayette, La., April 20-22, 2004.


2004
Douglas, T.E., D.L. Evans, K.L. Belli, S.D. Roberts 2004. Classification of pine and hardwood by density and intensity of LIDAR canopy returns. Proceedings of the American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, Denver, CO. 5/23-28/2004. CDROM


2004
Fujisaki, I., D.L. Evans, R.J. Moorhead, M.J. Mohammadi-Aragh, D.W. Irby, S.D. Roberts. 2004. Human factor integration into the development of a realistic tree rendering system based on LiDAR remote sensing. Pp. 501-508 in Proc. Of IS&T/SPIE 16th Annual.


2004
Fujisaki, I., D.L. Evans. 2004. Forest stand type classification using airborne LiDAR and Landsat data: comparison of supervised classification and rule based classification using logistic regression. Proc., Amer. Soc. For Photogrammetry & Remote Sensing


2004
Glass, P.A., K.L. Belli. D.L. Evans. 2004. Effects of sampling frame implementation upon estimates of plantation and tree characteristics from LiDAR derived data. Proc., Workshop on Three Dimensional Mapping from InSAR and LIDAR. ISPRS. Portland, OR.


2004
Jerez, M., T.J. Dean, S.D. Roberts, D.L. Evans. 2004. Patterns of branch permeability with crown depth among loblolly pine families differing in growth rate and crown size. Trees (2004) 18:145-150.


2004
Knight, T.C., A.W. Ezell, D.R. Shaw, J.D. Byrd, D.L. Evans. 2004. Identifying loblolly pine and four common competing hardwood species using multispectral reflectance analysis. Pages 336-342 in K.F. Connor, editor, Proceedings of the 12th biennial southern silvicultural research conference. Gen. Tech. Rep. SRS-71. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southern Research Station. 594 p. Download


2004
Loden, E.K., S.C. Grado, J.C. Jones, D.L. Evans. 2004. Economic impacts of onshore fishing sites and fishing tournaments on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the Southeastern Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies 58:100-112. Download


2004
Parker, R.C., D.L. Evans. 2004. An Application of LiDAR in a Double-Sample Forest Inventory. Western Journal of Applied Forestry 19(2):95-101.


2004
Renick, N.J., D.L. Grebner, D.L. Evans, I.A. Munn, S.C. Grado, K.L. Belli. 2004. Impacts of inaccurate area estimation on harvest scheduling using different image resolutions. Pages 350-358 in Proceedings of the 2003 Annual Southern Forest Economics Workers. Download


2003
Douglas, T.E., D.L. Evans, K.L. Belli, S.D. Roberts. 2003. Classification of pine and hardwood by the distribution and intensity of LIDAR returns. Proc., Joint Workshop of ISPRS WG I/3 and WG II/2 - 3-dimensional mapping from InSAR and LIDAR.


2003
Glass, P.A., K.L. Belli, D.L. Evans. 2003. Sampling frame impacts on estimates of plantation and tree characteristics from LiDAR derived data. Proceedings of the American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing. 5/5-9/03. Anchorage, AK.


2003
McCombs, J., C. Collins, D. Evans. 2003. Normalization of differential illumination problems in high-resolution aerial imagery through response surface modeling. Proc., American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing. Anchorage, AK.


2003
McCombs, J.W., S.D. Roberts, D.L. Evans. 2003. Influence of fusing LiDAR and multispectral imagery on remotely sensed estimates of stand density and mean tree height. Forest Science 49(3):457-466.


2003
Roberts, S.D., T.J. Dean, D.L. Evans. 2003. Family influences on leaf area estimates derived from crown and tree dimensions in Pinus taeda. Forest Ecology and Management 172(2003):261-170. Download


2003
Zhai, Y., I.A. Munn, D.L. Evans. 2003. Modeling forest fire probabilities in the South Central United States using FIA data. Southern Journal of Applied Forestry 27(1):11-17.


2002
Evans, D.L. 2002. Forest assessments with LIDAR: trees, stands, landscapes and beyond. Proceedings of the Society of American Foresters National Convention. Winston-Salem, NC. October 5-9, 2002. CD-ROM


2002
Munn, I.A., S.A. Barlow, D.L. Evans, D.A. Cleaves. 2002. Urbanization’s impact on timber harvesting in the south central United States. Journal of Environmental Management 64:65-76. Download


2002
Parker, R.C., D.L. Evans 2002. An application of LiDAR in a double-sample forest inventory. In Proceedings of the 2002 ForestSat Conference: Operational Tools in Forestry using Remote Sensing Techniques, Edinburgh, Scotland. Aug. 5-9, 2002


2002
Parker, R.C., D.L. Evans 2002. An application of LiDAR in a double-sample forest inventory. In Proceedings of the 2002 IUFRO Conference (IUFRO S4.11): Symposium on Statistics and Information Technology in Foretry. Blacksburg, VA. Sept. 9-12, 2002


2001
Evans, D.L., S.D. Roberts, J.W. McCombs, R.L. Harrington. 2001. Detection of Regularly Spaced Targets in Small-footprint LIDAR Data: Research Issues for Consideration. Photogrammetric Engineering and Remote Sensing 67(10):1133-1136


2001
Lannom, K., D.L. Evans, W. Cooke. 2001. Forest Mapping of Central America and Mexico with AVHRR Data. Geocarto International 16(1):45-53.


2001
McCombs, J., D.L. Evans, S.D. Roberts. 2001 Fusion of lidar and multispectral imagery to improve timber stand parameter estimation. American Society for Photgrammetry and Remote Sensing 2001 Technical Conference. Abstract on CD-ROM


2001
Younan, N.H., H.S. Lee, D.L. Evans, N.T. Eggleston. 2001. Extracting digital terrain models in forestry using LIDAR data. IEEE 2001 International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium. Sydney, Australia, July 9-18. 3 p.


2000
Eggleston, N.T., D.L. Evans, S.D. Roberts, P.B. Young, J.W. McCombs. 2000. Tree and stand characterization with airborne LIDAR. Proceedings of the 2000 ASPRS Annual Conference, Washington, D.C. 2000 May 22-26. On CD-ROM.


2000
Eggleston, N.T., M. Watson, D.L. Evans, R.J. Moorhead, J.W. McCombs. 2000. Visualization of airborne multiple-return LIDAR imagery from a forested landscape. Proc of the 2nd Intl Conf on Geospatial Info in Agriculture and Foresty, pp. 470-477


2000
Londo, H.A., P.A. Glass, D.L. Evans, K.L. Belli, R.C. Parker, T.G. Matney, E.B. Schultz, N. Roller. 2000. Integration of remote sensing and GPS with traditional forest inventory procedures. Proc., 3rd Southern Forestry GIS Conference.


2000
Watson, M., N. Eggleston, D. Irby, R. Moorhead, D.L. Evans. 2000. A virtual reality interface for analyzing remotely sensed forestry data. SIGGRAPH 2000 Conference Abstracts and Applications. P. 273.


2000
Young, B., D.L. Evans, R.C. Parker. 2000. Methods for comparison of LIDAR and field measurements of loblolly pine. Proc of the 2nd Intl Conf on Geospatial Inf in Agriculture and Forestry, Lake Buena Vista, FL. Jan 2000. ERIM Intl, Vol I: 193-199.


2000
Zhai, Y., I.A. Munn, D.L. Evans. 2000. Integrating GIS and modeling to investigate forest fire occurrence in the South Central United States. In: Proceedings of the 29th Annual SOFEW. April 18-20, 1999, Biloxi, Mississippi.


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