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CNR

College of Natural Resources

Physical Address:
975 W. 6th Street
Moscow, Idaho

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS 1142 Moscow, ID 83844-1142

Phone: (208) 885-8981

Fax: (208) 885-5534

Email: cnr@uidaho.edu

Web: College of Natural Resources

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Luigi Boschetti

Luigi Boschetti

Associate Professor

Office

CNR 203E

Phone

(208) 885-6508

Mailing Address

Department of Natural Resources and Society
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 1139
Moscow, Idaho 83844

Earned Degrees

  • 2005 PhD Geodesy and Geomatics (2005), Politecnico di Milano, Italy (cum laude)
  • 2000 BSc/MS Environmental Engineering (2000), Politecnico di Milano, Italy

Research Interests

Global Biomass
Burning Remote Sensing of Fire
Forest Monitoring
Carbon accounting
REDD+
Global Environmental
Remote Sensing Applications
Global Carbon Cycle

Boschetti, L., Roy, D.P., Justice, C.O., Humber, M., MODIS-Landsat data fusion for large area 30m burned area mapping in forest ecosystems, Remote Sensing of Environment, in press.

Kumar, S.S., Roy, D.P., Cochrane, M.A., Souza JR, C.M., Barber, C., Boschetti, L., 2014, A quantitative study of the proximity of satellite detected active fires to roads and rivers in the Brazilian tropical moist forest biome, International Journal of Wildland Fire. http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/WF13106.

Smith, A.M.S., Kolden, K.A, Tinkham, W. T., Talhelm, A., Marshall, J., D., Hudak, A.T., Greenberg, J., Falkowski, M.J., Anderson, J. W., Kliskey, A., Alessa, L., Boschetti, L., Keefe, R.F. and Gosz, J.R., 2014, Remote Sensing the Vulnerability of Vegetation in Natural Terrestrial Ecosystem, Remote Sensing of Environment, 254, 322-337.

Sparks, A.M., Boschetti, L., Tinkham, W.T., Smith, A.M.S., and Lannom, K.O.,2014, An accuracy assessment of the MTBS burned area product for shrub-steppe fires in the northern Great Basin, United States, International Journal of Wildland Fire, 24, 70-78.

Smith, A.M.S., Tinkham, W.T., Roy, D.P., Boschetti, L., Kremens, R.L., Kumar, S.S., Sparks, A., Falkowski, M.J., 2013, Quantification of fuel moisture effects on biomass consumed derived from fire radiative energy retrievals, Geophysical Research Letters, 40, 6298–6302, doi:10.1002/2013GL058232.

Clerici, N., Weissteiner, C.J., Paracchini, M.L., Boschetti, L., and Baraldi, A., 2013, Pan-European distribution modelling of stream riparian zones based on multi-source Earth Observation data, Ecological Indicators 24, 211-223.

Research

Active Projects:

April 2014 – April 2017, “Prototyping global industrial forest mapping, a Landsat spatio-temporal approach”, P.I.: Boschetti, L.. Co-Is: Keefe, R., Smith, A.M., Hudak, A.

September 2014 – September 2017, “Maintenance of the MODIS Global Active Fire and Burned Area Products”, NASA, PI: Louis Giglio (University of Maryland), Co-Is: Boschetti (Idaho PI), Roy, Justice.

January 2011-December 2014 "MODIS Burned Area Maintenance, Improvement and Validation", Justice C.O. (Principal Investigator), Boschetti, L. (Co- Principal Investigator), Roy, D. (Co-Principal Investigator), Giglio, L. (Co- Principal Investigator) Source of Support: NASA. Project Website: http://modis-fire.umd.edu/

January 2011- August 2014 "MODIS-Landsat data fusion for high spatial resolution multiannual wall to wall burned area mapping of the Conterminous United States", Boschetti, L. (Principal Investigator), Roy, D. (Co-Principal Investigator), Source of Support: NASA

January 2011-December 2015 "Sentinel 3 Science Products: a US contribution". Justice C.O. (Principal Investigator), Boschetti, L. (Co- Principal Investigator), Giglio, L. (Co- Principal Investigator), Vermote E. (Co- Principal Investigator). Source of Support: NASA

April 2011-October 2014, “Land Cover Land Use Change Scientist Program Support.” Justice C. (Principal Investigator), Boschetti L. (Co-Principal Investigator), Vadrevu K. (Co-Principal Investigator) Source of support: NASA

Completed projects:

August 2009 - August 2010: Reconciliation between the MODIS Active Fires and Burned Area Products for Improved Biomass Burned and Uncertainty Estimation. Boschetti, L. (Principal Investigator), Roy, D. (Co- Principal Investigator) and Smith A.M. (Co- Principal Investigator). Source of support: NASA

December 2007 – December 2010: A Global Burned Area ESDR, Justice, C. O. (Principal Investigator), Boschetti, L. (Co- Principal Investigator), Roy, D. (Co- Principal Investigator), Giglio, L. (Co- Principal Investigator). Source of Support: NASA



Outreach

GOFC-Gold Fire Implementation Team, member
NASA MODIS Science Team, member 
CEOS CalVal LPV Fire Focus Group, co-lead

January 2014 - September2014, “Fire Carbon Assessment in the context of National Forest Monitoring Systems for a transparent and truthful REDD+”, Boschetti L. (Principal Investigator), Source of Support: UN FAO

CNR

College of Natural Resources

Physical Address:
975 W. 6th Street
Moscow, Idaho

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS 1142 Moscow, ID 83844-1142

Phone: (208) 885-8981

Fax: (208) 885-5534

Email: cnr@uidaho.edu

Web: College of Natural Resources

google maps location