Dr Yhasmin Mendes de Moura

Dr Yhasmin Mendes de Moura

  • Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT)
    Institut für Geographie und Geoökologie
    Kaiserstr. 12
    76131 Karlsruhe
    Germany

Environmental Modelling, Remote Sensing of terrestrial ecosystems

Topics

  • Remote Sensing of terrestrial ecosystems
  • Environmental Modelling Tropical Forests
  • Extreme climatic events
  • Equality, diversity and Inclusion in STEMM (representation of women and other minorities in science, unconscious and conscious bias in research, etc.)

 

Curriculum vitae

2021-current Wiss. Mitarbeiter (Postdoc), Arbeitsgruppe Vegetationskunde und Biogeographie, Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT)
2018-2019 Royal Society Newton International Fellow, Center for Landscape and Climate Research, University of Leicester, UK. Leaves due to 1x maternity care: 9 months.
2017 Research Fellow, Brazilian National Council for Scientific and Technological Development (CNPq), National Institute for Space Research (INPE), Brazil
2012 Lecturer in Cartography, GIS and Remote Sensing (Volunteer Teacher), Department of Agricultural Engineering, University of Taubate (UNITAU), Brazil

 

Education

2015 PhD Remote Sensing, National Institute for Space Research (INPE), Brazil. PhD title: Using multi-angle MODIS data to observe vegetation dynamics in the Amazon Forest. Main supervisor: Dr. Lenio Soares Galvao.
2014 PhD International Exchange, Oregon State University (OSU), USA
2012 MSc Remote Sensing, National Institute for Space Research (INPE), Brazil
2009 Lic. and BSc Geography, University of Taubate (UNITAU), Brazil

Publications

Contributions in peer-reviewed journals
2021Maeda, E., Abera, T. A., Siljander, M., Aragão, L. E. O. C., Mendes de Moura, Y., Heiskanen, J. (2021): Large-scale commodity agriculture exacerbates the climatic impacts of Amazonian deforestation. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 118(7). 10.1073/pnas.2023787118

2018Anderson, L. O., Neto, G. R., Cunha, A. P., Fonseca, M. G., Mendes de Moura, Y., Dalagnol, R., Wagner, F. H., Aragão, L. E. O. C. (2018): Vulnerability of Amazonian forests to repeated droughts. Philosophical Transaction of the Royal Society B 373. 10.1098/rstb.2017.0411

Cândido, P. E., Anderson, L. O., Mendes de Moura, Y. (2018): Monthly Product Development in MODIS/MAIAC Images and Evaluation of Null Data Distribution in the Amazon. Revista Brasileira de Cartografia 70, pp. 582–604. 10.14393/rbcv70n2-45399

2017Hilker, T., Galvão, L. S., Aragão, L. E. O. C., Mendes de Moura, Y., Amaral, C. H., Lyapustin, A. I., Wu, J., Albert, L. P., Ferreira, M. J., Anderson, L. O., dos Santos, V. A. H. F., Prohaska, N., Tribuzy, E., Ceron, J. V. B., Saleska, S. R., Wang, Y., Gonçalves, J. F. C., Cosme de Oliveira Junior, R., Rodrigues, J. V. F. C., Garcia, M. N. (2017): Vegetation chlorophyll estimates in the Amazon from multi-angle MODIS observations and canopy reflectance model. International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation 58, pp. 278–287. 10.1016/j.jag.2017.01.014

Mendes de Moura, Y. (2017): Spectral analysis of canopy phenology during the dry season of eastern Amazon using tower hyperspectral camera and MODIS observations. Yhasmin Mendes de Moura 131, pp. 52–64. 10.1016/j.isprsjprs.2017.07.006

Sousa, C. H. R., Hilker, T., Waring, R., Mendes de Moura, Y., Lyapustin, A. I. (2017): Progress in Remote Sensing of Photosynthetic Activity over the Amazon Basin. Remote Sensing 9. 10.3390/rs9010048

2016Maeda, E., Mendes de Moura, Y., Wagner, F., Hilker, T., Lyapustin, A. I., Wang, Y., Chave, J., Mõttus, M., Aragão, L. E. O. C., Shimabukuro, Y. (2016): Consistency of vegetation index seasonality across the Amazon rainforest. International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation 52, pp. 42–53. 10.1016/j.jag.2016.05.005

Mendes de Moura, Y. (2016): Scaling estimates of vegetation structure in Amazonian tropical forests using multi-angle MODIS observations. International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation 52, pp. 580–590. 10.1016/j.jag.2016.07.017

Silva, C. V. J., dos Santos, J. R., Galvão, L. S., Dalagnol, R., Mendes de Moura, Y. (2016): Floristic and structure of an Amazonian primary forest and a chronosequence of secondary succession. Acta Amazônica 46, pp. 133–150.

2015Breunig, F. M., Galvão, L. S., dos Santos, J. R., Gitelson, A. A., Mendes de Moura, Y., Teles, T. S., Gaida, W. (2015): Spectral anisotropy of subtropical deciduous forest using MISR and MODIS data acquired under large seasonal variation in solar zenith angle. International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation 35, pp. 294–304. 10.1016/j.jag.2014.09.017

Galvão, L. S., dos Santos, J. R., Dalagnol, R., Silva, C. V. J., Mendes de Moura, Y., Breunig, F. M. (2015): Following a site-specific secondary succession in the Amazon using the Landsat CDR product and field inventory data. International Journal of Remote Sensing 36, pp. 574–596. 10.1080/01431161.2014.999879

Hilker, T., Lyapustin, A. I., Tucker, C. J., Hall, F. G., Myneni, R. B., Wang, Y., Bi, J., Mendes de Moura, Y., Sellers, P. J. (2015): Reply to Gonsamo et al.: [A significant role of the Eastern Atlantic-West Russia Pattern on Amazon vegetation productivity has not been demonstrated]. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 112(10). 10.1073/pnas.1423471112

Mendes de Moura, Y. (2015): Seasonality and drought effects of Amazonian forests observed from multi-angle satellite data. Remote Sensing of Environment 171, pp. 278–290. 10.1016/j.rse.2015.10.015

2014Dalagnol, R., Galvão, L. S., dos Santos, J. R., Silva, C. V. J., Mendes de Moura, Y. (2014): Spectral/textural attributes from ALI/EO-1 for mapping primary and secondary tropical forests and studying the relationships with biophysical parameters. GIScience and Remote Sensing 51, pp. 677–694. 10.1080/15481603.2014.972866

Hilker, T., Lyapustin, A. I., Tucker, C. J., Hall, F. G., Myneni, R. B., Wang, Y., Bi, J., Mendes de Moura, Y., Sellers, P. J. (2014): Vegetation dynamics and rainfall sensitivity of the Amazon. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 111, pp. 16041–16046. 10.1073/pnas.1404870111

2013Galvão, L. S., Breunig, F. M., dos Santos, J. R., Mendes de Moura, Y. (2013): View-illumination effects on hyperspectral vegetation indices in the Amazonian tropical forest. International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation 21, pp. 291–300. 10.1016/j.jag.2012.07.005

2012Mendes de Moura, Y., Fisch, G. (2012): Analytical method for assessing climate conditions, air pollution and health: a case study for the city of São José dos Campos - SP. Revista Biociencias, (Brazil) 18, pp. 35–43.

Mendes de Moura, Y. (2012): Use of MISR/Terra data to study intra- and inter-annual EVI variations in the dry season of tropical forest. Remote Sensing of Environment 127, pp. 260–270. 10.1016/j.rse.2012.09.013

2011Galvão, L. S., dos Santos, J. R., Roberts, D. A., Breunig, F. M., Toomey, M., Mendes de Moura, Y. (2011): On intra-annual EVI variability in the dry season of tropical forest: A case study with MODIS and hyperspectral data. Remote Sensing of Environment 115(9), pp. 2350–2359. 10.1016/j.rse.2011.04.035

Mendes de Moura, Y.: Carbon Dynamics in a Human-Modified Tropical Forest: A Case Study Using Multi-Temporal LiDAR Data. Remote Sensing 12. 10.3390/rs12030430