Journal Articles


Conference Papers

* denotes a refereed conference proceedings article 

  • Adi, N.S., Phinn, S.R., Roelfsema, C., Hoegh-Guldberg, O. and Dove, S. (2012). Characterizing underwater light spectral distribution using remote sensing data, In: Proceedings of 12th International Coral Reef Symposium 2012, Cairns, Australia, 9-13 July 2012.
  • Bell, J., Mills, M., Leon, J., Saunders, M.I., (2012). Challenges of Sea Level Rise Policies: Working with Uncertainties in Maps and Models, Climate Adaptation in Action - NCCARF, Sebel Hotel Albert Park, Melbourne.
  • Borrego, R. and Phinn, S.R. (2012). Mapping and Modelling: Microphytobenthos and their Spatial and Temporal Dynamics in the Heron Reef Lagoon, In: Proceedings of 12th International Coral Reef Symposium 2012, Cairns, Australia, 9-13 July 2012.
  • Borrego, R. Roelfsema, C., Grinham, A. and Phinn, S.R. (2012). Mapping and Modelling The Spatial Distribution of Benthic Microalgae Biomass in Heron Reef, Great Barrier Reef, In: Proceedings of the IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium 2012, Munich, Germany, 22-27 July 2012.
  • Campbell, G. and Phinn, S.R. (2012). Measuring the Particulate Backscattering in Inland Waters: A Comparison of Techniques, In: Proceedings of the XXII Congress of the International Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing Society 2012, Melbourne, Australia, 25 Aug – 1 Sept 2012.
  • Clewett, T. F., King, L. and Phinn, S.R. (2012). Airborne LIDAR Regional Vegetation Mapping to Improve Environmental Management in Southern Queensland, In: Proceedings of the XXII Congress of the International Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing Society 2012, Melbourne, Australia, 25 Aug – 1 Sept 2012.
  • Golshani, A., Baldock, T., Mumby, P., Callaghan, D., Nielsen, P., Albermani, F. and Phinn, S.R.(2012). Impact of sea level rise and coral mortality on reef disturbance regimes and sediment dynamics at reef island shorelines, In: Proceedings of 12th International Coral Reef Symposium 2012, Cairns, Australia, 9-13 July 2012.
  • Golshani, A., Baldock, T., Callaghan, D.P., Nielsen, P., Mumby, P.J., Saunders, M.I., Leon, J., Phinn, S., (2012). Climate impacts on hydrodynamics and sediment dynamics at reef islands, 12th International Coral Reef Symposium, Cairns, pp. 215.
  • Hardcastle, J., Leon, J., Mondiai, K., James, R., Kereseka, J., Solo, G., Atu, W., Hamilton, R., Kas, T., Peterson, N., (2012). A new dimension to 'ridge to reef' mapping in Melanesia, 12th International Coral Reef Symposium, Cairns, pp. 461.
  • Hedley, J., Roelfsema, C., Koetz, B. and Phinn, S.R. (2012). Evaluating capability of the Sentinel 2 mission for tropical coral reef mapping, In: Proceedings of 12th International Coral Reef Symposium 2012, Cairns, Australia, 9-13 July 2012.
  • Hewson, M., McGowan, H. and Phinn, S.R. (2012). Comparing Remotely Sensed and Modelled Aerosol Properties for a Region of Low Aerosol Optical Depth, In: Proceedings of the IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium 2012, Munich, Germany, 22-27 July 2012.
  • James, R., Hardcastle, J., Leon, J., Kereseka, J., Mondiai, K., Peterson, N., (2012). The Use of Information and Communications Technology for CBA in the Pacific, Climate Adaptation in Action - NCCARF, Sebel Hotel Albert Park, Melbourne.
  • Johansen, K., Phinn, S.R. and Hewson, M. (2012). Mapping Urban Surface Temperature at Different Spatial Scales In Southeast Queensland, Australia. In: Proceedings of the 2012 Asian Remote Sensing Conference, 26-30 November 2012, Pattaya, Thailand.
  • Leon, J., Baldock, T., Callaghan, D.P., Golshani, A., Hamylton, S., Mumby, P.J., Phinn, S., Roelfsema, C.M., Saunders, M.I., Woodroffe, C., (2012). Sea-level rise and the Lizard Island fringing reef, 12th International Coral Reef Symposium, Cairns, pp. 16.
  • Leon, J., Phinn, S.R and Woodroffe, C. (2012) A Data Fusion Approach To Mapping Coral Reef Geomorphology – Possibilities And Limitations, Proceedings of the 4th GEOBIA on Geographic Object-Based Image Analysis, May 7-12 2012 Rio De Janeiro, Brazil.
  • Lyons, M., Phinn, S.R. and Roelfsema, C. (2012). Long Term Land Cover and Seagrass Mapping using Landsat and Object Based Image Analysis from 1972–2010 in the Coastal Environment of South East Queensland, Australia, In: Proceedings of the XXII Congress of the International Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing Society 2012, Melbourne, Australia, 25 Aug – 1 Sept 2012.
  • Phinn, S.R., Hay, G. And Hewson, M. (2012). Multi-scale Remote Sensing for Resolving Urban Heating and Cooling, In: Proceedings of the XXII Congress of the International Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing Society 2012, Melbourne, Australia, 25 Aug – 1 Sept 2012.
  • Phinn, S.R., Held, A. and Lewis, A. (2012). Australia's Earth observation Science Capabilities: Building & Sustaining a Critical Resource. Invited keynote talk for ARSPC 2012. In: Proceedings of the XXII Congress of the International Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing Society 2012, Melbourne, Australia, 25 Aug – 1 Sept 2012.
  • Phinn, S.R., Roelfsema, C., Leon, J., Borrego, R. Canto, R., Joyce, K.E., McGowan, H., and Mackellar, M. (2012) Coral Reef Dynamics – Integrating Field Survey, Autonomous Survey and Satellite Image Data to Map and Monitor Biogeophysical Dynamics. In: Proceedings of the American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, December 3-8.
  • Phinn, S.R., Roelfsema,C.M. and Lyons M. (2012). Reef Morphodynamics from Long Term, High Frequency, Satellite Image Archives, In: Proceedings of 12th International Coral Reef Symposium 2012, Cairns, Australia, 9-13 July 2012.
  • Roelfsema, C.M., Phinn,S.R., and Edkins, J. (2012). Monitoring Change In Benthic Composition Over A Five Year Period On A Coral Reef, Determined Through High Spatial Resolution Object Based Image Analysis, In: Proceedings of 12th International Coral Reef Symposium  2012, Cairns, Australia, 9-13 July 2012.
  • Roelfsema, C., Phinn, S.R., Lyons, M. and Miecznik, G. (2012). Mapping coral and algal patches at Heron Reef, Australia using object-based analysis and pan-sharpened WordView-2 images. In: Proceedings of the XXII Congress of the International Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing Society 2012, Melbourne, Australia, 25 Aug – 1 Sept 2012.
  • Saunders, M.I., Baldock, T., Golshani, A., Hamylton, S., Leon, J., Lovelock, C., Mumby, P.J., Phinn, S., (2012). Hydrodynamic impacts on seagrass in coral reef ecosystems, 12th International Coral Reef Symposium, Cairns, pp. 358.
  • Woodroffe, C., Leon, J., Biribo, N., Hamylton, S., Barry, S., Cowell, P., (2012). A sediment-budget modelling approach to the geomorphology of reef islands, 12th International Coral Reef Symposium, Cairns, pp. 8-9.
  • Zann, M., Phinn, S.R., Roelfsema, R. and Done, T. (2012). Values, connectivity and marine spatial planning for the coral reefs of Hervey Bay, Queensland, Australia, In: Proceedings of 12th International Coral Reef Symposium 2012, Cairns, Australia, 9-13 July 2012. 

Books and Book Chapter

  • Goodman, J. A., Purkis, S. J. & Phinn, S. R. (2012). Coral Reef Remote Sensing: A Guide for Multi-level Sensing, Mapping and Assessment.  Springer.

Other Publications and Reports

  • Roelfsema, C.M., Kovacs, E. and Phinn, S.R. (2012). Mapping Seagrass Percentage Cover and Composition, Moreton Bay 2011, Brisbane, Biophysical Remote Sensing Group, Centre for Spatial Environmental Research, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia.
  • Albert S, Grinham A, Bythell J, Olds A, Schwarz A, Abernethy K, Aranani K, Sirikolo M, Watoto C, Duke N, McKenzie J, Roelfsema C, Liggins L, Brokovich E, Pantos O, Oeta J, Gibbes B,. (2012). Building social and ecological resilience to climate change in Roviana, Solomon Islands. The University of Queensland, Brisbane.
  • Roelfsema, C.M., Albert, S. and Phinn, S.R. (2012). Habitat Mapping in Vonavona and Roviana Lagoon, Solomon Islands, Brisbane, Biophysical Remote Sensing Group, Centre for Spatial Environmental Research, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia.