Journal Articles

  • Kamal, M., Phinn, S. & Johansen, K. (2015). Object-based approach for multi-scale mangrove composition mapping using multi-resolution image datasets. Remote Sensing, 7(4), 4753-4783.
  • Roelfsema, C.M., Kovacs, E. & Phinn, S. (2015). A Multi-date seagrass species and percentage cover field data set, derived from georeferenced photo transects for the Eastern Banks, Moreton Bay, Australia. Nature Scientific Data. 2004-2014 vol 2: page 150040. doi: 10.1038/sdata.2015.40.
  • Roelfsema, C.M., Lyons, M., Dunbabin, E. M., Kovacs, E. & Phinn, S. (2015). Integrating field survey data with satellite image data to improve shallow water seagrass maps: the role of AUV and snorkeller surveys? Remote Sensing Letters, 6(2), 135-144, doi:10.1080/2150704X.2015.1013643.
  • Saunders, M.I., Bayraktarov, E., Roelfsema, C.M., Leon, J.X., Samper-Villarreal, J., Phinn, S.R., Lovelock, C.E. & Mumby, P.J. (2015). Spatial and temporal variability of seagrass at Lizard Island, Great Barrier Reef. Botanica Marina, 58(1), 35-49. doi: 10.1515/bot-2014-0060.
  • Bao, N., Lechner, A., Johansen, K. & Ye, B. (2014). Object-based classification of rehabilitated semi-arid vegetation for mine closure assessment. Journal of Applied Remote Sensing, 8(1), 083564, doi:10.1117/1.JRS.8.083564.
  • Johansen, K., Sohlbach, M., Sullivan, B., Stringer, S., Peasley, D. & Phinn, S. (2014). Mapping banana plants from high spatial resolution orthophotos to facilitate eradication of Banana Bunchy Top Virus. Remote Sensing, 6(9), 8261-8286, doi:10.3390/rs6098261.
  • Roelfsema, C.M., Lyons, M., Kovacs, E.M., Maxwell, P., Saunders, M.I., Samper-Villarreal, J. & Phinn, S.R. (2014). Multi-Temporal Mapping of Seagrass Cover, Species and Biomass: A Semi-Automated Object Based Image Analysis Approach. Remote Sensing of Environment 150, 172-187. doi: 10.1016/j.rse.2014.05.001.
  • Saunders, M.I., Leon, J.X., Callaghan, D.P., Roelfsema, C.M., Hamylton, S., Brown, C.J., Baldock, T., Golshani, A., Phinn, S.R., Lovelock, C.E. & Hoegh-Guldberg, O (2014). Interdependency of tropical marine ecosystems in response to climate change. Nature Climate Change, 4(8), 724-729. doi:10.1038/nclimate2274.
  • Johansen, K., Grove, J., Denham, R. & Phinn, S. (2013). Assessing stream bank condition using airborne LiDAR and high spatial resolution image data in temperate semirural areas in Victoria, Australia. Journal of Applied Remote Sensing, 7(1), 073492, doi: 10.1117/1.JRS.7.073492.
  • Lyons, M.B., Roelfsema, C.M. & Phinn, S.R. (2013). Towards Understanding Temporal and Spatial Dynamics of Seagrass Landscapes using Time-series Remote Sensing. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science. doi:10.1016/j.ecss.2013.01.015.
  • Roelfsema, C., Phinn, S., Jupiter, S., Comley, J. & Albert, S. (2013). Mapping Coral Reefs at Reef to Reef-System Scales, 10s-1000 km2, using object-based image analysis. International Journal of Remote Sensing, 34(18), 1-22. doi:http://10.1080/01431161.2013.800660.
  • Lyons, M.B., Phinn, S.R. & Roelfsema, C.M. (2012). Long term land cover and seagrass mapping using Landsat and object-based image analysis from 1972 to 2010 in the coastal environment of South East Queensland, Australia. ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing. 120, 145–155 doi: j.isprsjprs.2012.05.002.
  • Phinn, S.R., Roelfsema, C.M. & Mumby, P.J (2012). Multi-scale Object Based Image Analysis for Mapping Geomorphic and Ecological Zones on Coral Reefs. International Journal of Remote Sensing. 33(12), 3768-3797 doi:10.1080/01431161.2011.633122.
  • Johansen, K., Tiede, D., Blaschke, T., Arroyo, L., & Phinn, S. (2011). Automatic geographic object based mapping streambed and riparian zone extent from LiDAR data in a temperate rural urban environment, Australia. Remote Sensing, 3, 1139-1156.
  • Knudby, A., Roelfsema, C., Lyons, M., Phinn, S. & Jupiter, S. (2011). Mapping Fish Community Variables by Integrating Field and Satellite Data, Object-Based Image Analysis and Modeling in a Traditional Fijian Fisheries Management Area. Remote Sensing, 3(3), 460-483. doi:10.3390/rs3030460.
  • Johansen, K., Arroyo, L.A., & Phinn, S. (2010). Comparison of geo-object based and pixel-based change detection of riparian environments using high spatial resolution multi-spectral imagery. Photogrammetric Engineering and Remote Sensing, 76(2), 123-136.
  • Arroyo, L.A., Johansen, K. & Phinn, S. (2010). Integration of LiDAR and QuickBird imagery for mapping riparian biophysical parameters and land cover types in Australian tropical savannas. Forest Ecology and Management, 259, 598-606.
  • Johansen, K., Bartolo, R., & Phinn, S. (2010). Special Feature – Geographic object-based image analysis. Journal of Spatial Science, 55(1), 3-7.
  • Johansen, K., Arroyo, L.A., Armston, J., Phinn, S., & Witte, C. (2010). Mapping riparian condition indicators in a sub-tropical savanna environment from discrete return LiDAR data using object-based image analysis. Ecological Indicators, 10(4), 796-807.
  • Johansen, K., Phinn, S. & Witte, C. (2010). Mapping of riparian zone attributes using discrete return LiDAR, QuickBird, and SPOT-5 imagery: Assessing accuracy and costs. Remote Sensing of Environment, 114(11), 2679-2691.
  • Johansen, K., Phinn, S., Witte, C., Philips, S. & Newton, L. (2009). Mapping banana plantations from object-oriented classification of SPOT-5 imagery. Photogrammetric Engineering and Remote Sensing, 75(9), 1069-1081.
  • Johansen, K., Phinn, S., Lowry, J., & Douglas, D. (2008). Quantifying indicators of riparian condition in Australian tropical savannas: integrating high spatial resolution imagery and field survey data. International Journal of Remote Sensing, 29(3), 7003-7028.
  • Johansen, K., Coops, N., Gergel, S. & Stange, Y. (2007). Application of high spatial resolution satellite imagery for riparian and forest ecosystem classification. Remote Sensing of Environment, 110, 29-44.
  • Arroyo, L. A., Healey, S. P., Cohen, W. B., Cocero, D. & Manzanera, J. A. (2006). Using object-oriented classification and high-resolution imagery to map fuel types in a Mediterranean region. Journal of Geophysical Research, 111, G04S04, doi: 10.1029/2005JG000120.
  • Johansen, K. & Phinn, S. (2006). Mapping structural parameters and species composition of riparian vegetation using IKONOS and Landsat ETM+ data in Australian tropical savannahs. Photogrammetric Engineering and Remote Sensing, 72(1), 71-80. 

Conference Papers

  • Johansen, K., Erskine, P. & Fletcher, A. (2016). Mapping rehabilitation quality at coal mine sites in Queensland using UAS data and object-based image anlaysis. UAS4RS Conference 2016, 17-18 Feb 2016, Brisbane, Australia.
  • Samson, P., Johansen, K., Sallam, N. & Robson, A. (2015). Detection of white grub infestations by satellite imagery in the central cane-growing region of Queensland, Australia. ISSCT Ento Workshop.
  • Johansen, K., Robson, A., Samson, P., Sallam, N., Chandler, K., Derby, L. & Jennings, J. (2014). Mapping sugarcane grub damage from high spatial resolution satellite imagery. The Australian Society of Sugar Cane Technologists, 29 April – 1 May 2014, Gold Coast.
  • Johansen, K., Sohlback, M., Sullivan, B., Stringer, S., Peasley, D. & Phinn, S. (2014). Mapping banana plants from orthophotos to facilitate eradication of Banana Bunchy Top Virus in Queensland, Australia. South-Eastern European Journal of Earth Observation and Geomatics, Vo3, No2S. GEOBIA conference, 21-24 May 2014, Thessaloniki, Greece.
  • Johansen, K., Robson, A., Samson, P., Sallam, N., Chandler, K., Derby, L. & Jennings, J. (2014). Mapping white grub damage in sugarcane from high spatial resolution satellite imagery. South-Eastern European Journal of Earth Observation and Geomatics, Vo3, No2S. GEOBIA conference, 21-24 May 2014, Thessaloniki, Greece.
  • Johansen, K., Sohlback, M., Sullivan, B., Stringer, S., Peasley, D., Anderson, J. & Phinn, S. (2013). Mapping banana plants from orthophotos to control the spreading of Banana Bunchy Top virus on the Sunshine Coast, Queensland. Australian Banana Industry Congress, 29 May – 1 June 2013, Coolum, Sunshine Coast, Queensland.
  • Johansen, K., Sohlbach, M. & Phinn, S. (2013). Automatic mapping of small banana plantations from orthophotos and LiDAR data in South East Queensland, Australia. APEC Training course on the application of remote sensing and GIS technology in crop production, Institute of Agricultural Resources and Regional Planning, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences (CAAS), 27-30 August 2013, Beijing, China.
  • Kovacs, E., Roelfsema, C.M., Lyons M., Phinn, S. & Dunbabin, M. (2013). Seagrass Meadow Dynamics Derived From Classification Of High Spatial Resolution Satellite Images. In: Proceedings IGARSS 2013July, Melbourne, Australia.
  • Leon, J., Phinn, S.R, Woodroffe, C.D, Hamylton, S., Roelfsema, C., & Saunders, M. (2013). Data Fusion For Mapping Coral Reef Geomorphic Zones: Possibilities And Limitations, GEOBIA May 2013, Rio Di Janero. 
  • Roelfsema, C.M., Lyons, M., Kovacs, E., Phinn, S. & Dunbabin, M. (2013). Mapping Changes in Seagrass Properties From High Spatial Resolution Satellite Image Data: 2004-2013. In: Proceedings IGARSS, 2013 July, Melbourne, Australia.
  • Johansen, K., Sakaushi, T., Tindall, D. & Phinn, S. (2012). Object-based monitoring of gully extent and volume in North Australia using LiDAR data. GEOBIA conference, 7-9 May 2012, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
  • Lechner, A., Fletcher, A., Johansen, K., & Erskine, P. (2012). Characterising upland swamps using object-based classification methods and hyper-spatial resolution imagery derived from an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle. The 22 Congress of the International Society of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, 25 August – 1 September 2012, Melbourne.
  • Bao, N., Lechner, A., Fletcher, A. & Johansen, K. (2012). Object-based classification of rehabilitated vegetation in a mine closure site. The 22 Congress of the International Society of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, 25 August – 1 September 2012, Melbourne.
  • Johansen, K., Tindall, D., & Phinn, S. (2011). Object-based mapping of gully extent and volume from LiDAR data in North Queensland, Australia. The 34th International Symposium on Remote Sensing of Environment, The GEOSS Era: Towards Operational Environmental Monitoring, 10-15 April 2011, Sydney. 
  • Johansen, K., Tindall, D. & Phinn, S. (2011). Object-based monitoring of gully extent and volume from LiDAR data in Northern Australia. International Symposium on Remote Sensing and GIS Methods for Change Detection and Spatio-Temporal Modelling, 15-16 December 2011, Hong Kong.
  • Johansen, K., Tiede, D., Blaschke, T., Phinn, S. & Arroyo, L.A. (2010). Automatic Geographic Object Based Mapping of Streambed and Riparian Zone Extent from LiDAR Data in a Temperate Rural Urban Environment, Australia. In GEOgraphic Object Based Image Analysis, GEOBIA2010, 29 June – 2 July 2010, Ghent, Belgium.
  • Johansen, K., Watson, F., Eustace, A., Tindall, D., & Phinn, S. (2010). Object-Based Mapping of Gullies from SPOT-5 Imagery and Ancillary Data over Catchment Extents. In GEOgraphic Object Based Image Analysis, GEOBIA2010, 29 June – 2 July 2010, Ghent, Belgium.
  • Arroyo, L.A., Johansen, K., & Phinn, S. (2010). Mapping land cover types from very high spatial resolution imagery: automatic application of an object based classification scheme. In GEOgraphic Object Based Image Analysis, GEOBIA2010, 29 June – 2 July 2010, Ghent, Belgium.
  • Johansen, K., Grove, J., & Phinn, S. (2010). Mapping stream bank condition from airborne LiDAR and high spatial resolution image data in a temperate rural-urban environment, Australia. Technical Commission VII Symposium: 100 Years ISPRS – Advancing Remote Sensing Science, 5-7 July 2010, Vienna, Austria.
  • Johansen, K., Hoffmann, C., Grove, J., & Phinn, S. (2010). Geographic object based image analysis of bank condition using airborne LiDAR and high spatial resolution image data in Victoria, Australia. The 15th Australasian Remote Sensing and Photogrammetry Conference, 13-17 September 2010, Alice Springs.
  • Lyons, M., Phinn, S.R. & Roelfsema, C.M. (2010). Long Term Monitoring of Seagrass Distribution in Moreton Bay, Australia, from 1972-2009 using Landsat Mss, TM, ETM+. In Proceedings: International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium, 25-29th July, Honolulu.
  • Roelfsema. C.M., Phinn, S.R. Jupiter, S., Comley, J., Beger, M. & Peterson, E. (2010). Object Based Analysis of High Spatial Resolution Imagery for Mapping Large Coral Reef Systems in The West Pacific at Geomorphic and Benthic Community Scales. In Proceedings: International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium, 25-29th July, Honolulu.   
  • Johansen, K., Arroyo, L.A., & Phinn, S. (2009). Mapping riparian zones over large regions from high spatial resolution satellite and airborne imagery: specifications for operational mapping. ISPRS International Archives of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences, Vol. 38, Part 1-4-7/W5. In: High-Resolution Earth Imaging for Geospatial Information, Editors: Heipke,C., Jacobsen,K., Müller,S., Sörgel, U. 2-5 June 2009, Hannover, Germany.
  • Johansen, K., Arroyo, L.A. & Phinn, S. (2009). Operational mapping of the environmental condition of riparian zones over large regions from airborne LiDAR data. ISPRS – Commission III, ISPRS International Archives of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences, Vol. 38, Part 3/W8, pp. 299-304. In: Photogrammetric Computer Vision and Image Analysis Workshop, Laserscanning’09, Editors: F. Bretar, M. Pierrot-Deseiligny, G. Vosselman. 1-2 September 2009, Paris, France.
  • Johansen, K., Arroyo, L.A., Armston, J., Phinn, S. & Witte, C. (2009). Mapping riparian zone attributes from LiDAR data using object-oriented image analysis. In Proceedings to 29th EARSeL Symposium: Imagin(e/g) Europe, 15-18 June 2009, Chania, Greece.
  • Arroyo, L.A., Johansen, K., & Phinn, S. (2009). Spatial resolution controls on the accuracy of land cover mapping of riparian zones. RSPSoc, Remote Sensing and Photogrammetry Annual Conference. In New Dimensions in Earth Observation. 8-11 September 2009, Leicester, UK.
  • Johansen, K., Arroyo, L.A., Phinn, S., Blaschke, T. & Hoffmann, C. (2009). Object-oriented mapping of biophysical riparian zone properties from high spatial resolution imagery: Potential for Automation. Spatial Sciences Institute Biennial International Conference, 28 September – 2 October 2009, Adelaide.
  • Johansen, K., Arroyo, L.A. & Phinn, S. (2008). Development of process trees for object-oriented change detection in riparian environments from high spatial resolution multi-spectral images. ISPRS International Archives of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences, Vol. 38, Part 4/C1. In GEOgraphic Object Based Image Analysis for the 21st Centrury (GEOBIA): Pixels, Objects, Intelligence, 5-9 August 2008, Calgary, Canada.
  • Arroyo, L.A., Johansen, K., & Phinn S. (2008). Combining LiDAR and high-spatial resolution optical imagery to estimate parameters of the riparian areas of Australian tropical savannas. In: 14th Australasian Remote Sensing and Photogrammetry Conference, 29 Sep – 2 Oct 2008, Darwin, Australia.
  • Arroyo, L.A., Johansen, K., Armston, J., Pascual, C. & Phinn S. (2008). Integration of LiDAR and QuickBird imagery for mapping riparian zones in Australian tropical savannas. In: Proceedings to SilviLaser 2008, Sept. 17-19, 2008, Edinburgh, UK.
  • Johansen, K. & Phinn, S. (2008). Accuracy and costs of mapping riparian zones from LiDAR, QuickBird and SPOT-5 image data. In: International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ISPRS): Silk road for Information from Imagery, 3-11 July 2008, Beijing, China.
  • Johansen, K. & Phinn, S. (2008). Monitoring riparian zone condition using image and field based assessment methods. In the 11th International Rivers symposium 1-4 September 2008, Brisbane, Australia.
  • Johansen, K., & Phinn, S. (2007). Mapping banana plantations in north Australia from object-oriented classification of SPOT-5 data. In: Proceedings of the 28th Asian Conference on Remote Sensing, 12-16 November 2007, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. 

Books and Book Chapters

  • Blaschke, T., Johansen, K. & Tiede, D. (2011). Object based image analysis for vegetation mapping and monitoring. In: Q. Weng (Ed.), Advances in Environmental Remote Sensing: Sensors, Algorithms, and Applications. CRC Press, Taylor and Francis. ISBN: 978-1-4200-9175-5.
  • Sousa, A.M.O. & Johansen, K. (2009). Remote sensing applications in riparian areas (p. 148-156). In: D. Arizpe, A. Mendes & J. Rabaça (Eds.), Sustainable riparian zones: a management guide, Ripidurable, Generalitat Valenciana, Spain.  http://www.ripidurable.eu/news_detail.php?lang=0&id_channel=3&id_page=64&id=47

Scientific Reports

  • Roelfsema, C., Kovacs, E. & Phinn, S.R. (2015). ZY‐3 Application Development: Seagrass Mapping Moreton Bay, Queensland, Australia, Brisbane, Remote Sensing Research Centre, School of Geography, Environmental Management and Planning, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia.
  • Johansen, K., Sohlback, M., Sullivan, B., Stringer, S., Peasley, D. & Phinn, S. (2013). Mapping banana plants from orthophotos to facilitate eradication of Banana Bunchy Top Virus on the Sunshine Coast, Queensland. Report prepared for the National Banana Bunchy Top Project, The Australian Banana Growers’ Council.
  • Roelfsema, C, Kovacs, E., Lyons, M., Phinn, S., Dunbabin, M., Babcock, R. & Grinham, A. (2013). Final CSIRO Report- Integration of Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUVs) and Remote Satellite Sensing for Automated and Persistent Monitoring, 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. & 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.
  • Johansen, K. & Grove, J. (2010). Mapping bank condition of streams from high spatial resolution UltracamD and LiDAR data in the Werribee Catchment, Victoria, Australia. Report prepared for Department of Sustainability and Environment, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. (69pp).
  • Johansen, K., Arroyo, L.A., Ashcroft, E., Hewson, M. & Phinn, S. (2009). Assessing the potential for remotely sensed statewide mapping of streamside zone and physical form metrics in Victoria, Australia. Report prepared for Department of Sustainability and Environment, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. (259pp).
  • Roelfsema, C.M., Shay, M., Lyons, M. & Phinn, S.R. (2009). Benthic Habitat Mapping of Bikini, Rongelap and Rongerik Atoll, Marshall Islands. Maria Beger University of Queensland, Centre for Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Science, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia.
  • Johansen, K., Hewson, M. & Phinn, S. (2008). Pilot project: assessing riparian vegetation and physical form using remote sensing. Report prepared for Department of Sustainability and Environment, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. (202pp).
  • Johansen, K., Phinn, S., Philip, S., Newton, L. & Witte, C. (2007). Identifying, mapping and measuring banana plantations in north Queensland. Report prepared for the Australian Banana Growers’ Council Inc., Rocklea, Queensland, Australia. (50pp).

Data

  • Roelfsema, C.M., Lyons, M.B., Kovacs, E.M., Maxwell, P., Saunders, M.I., Samper-Villarreal, J. & Phinn, S.R. (2014). Multi-temporal mapping of seagrass cover, species and biomass of the Eastern Banks, Moreton Bay, Australia, doi:10.1594/PANGAEA.833767.
  • Roelfsema, C.M., Phinn, S.R., Jupiter, S., Comley, J. & Albert, S. (2014). Habitat map of Roviana, Solomon Islands derived from a high-spatial-resolution multi-spectral satellite image using object based image analysis. doi:10.1594/PANGAEA.831039.
  • Wendt, H., Roelfsema, C.M. & Comley, J. (2014). Benthic and substrate cover data derived from photo-transect surveys in Kadavu, Fiji on June, July, October and November 2009. doi:10.1594/PANGAEA.831257.
  • Lyons, M.B., Roelfsema, C.M. & Phinn, S.R. (2013). Seagrass time-series analysis products, in Moreton Bay, Australia, with links to GeoTIFFs. doi:10.1594/PANGAEA.843546.
  • Roelfsema, C.M., Phinn, S.R., Jupiter, S., Comley, J. & Albert, S. (2013). Habitat map of Kubulau, Fiji derived from a high-spatial-resolution multi-spectral satellite image using object based image analysis. doi:10.1594/PANGAEA.830076.
  • Roelfsema, C.M., Phinn, S.R., Jupiter, S., Comley, J. & Albert, S. (2013). Habitat map of Kadavu, Fiji derived from a high-spatial-resolution multi-spectral satellite image using object based image analysis. doi:10.1594/PANGAEA.824953.
  • Lyons, M.B., Phinn, S.R. & Roelfsema, C.M. (2012). Time-series of seagrass maps from 1972 to 2010, in Moreton Bay, Australia, with links to GeoTIFFs. doi:10.1594/PANGAEA.843545.
  • Phinn, S.R., Roelfsema, C.M. & Mumby, P.J. (2012). Benthic cover map of Heron Reef derived from a high-spatial-resolution multi-spectral satellite image using object based image analysis. doi:10.1594/PANGAEA.789968.