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Alan J Stern

Remote Sensing Specialist
Alan J. Stern
Remote Sensing Specialist
USDA-ARS Hydrology and Remote Sensing Laboratory
Rm. 104, Bldg. 007, BARC-West
Beltsville, MD 20705-2350 USA
Voice: (301) 504-5272
Fax: (301) 504-8931



  • B.S. University of Michigan
  • M.A. University of Kansas

Professional Experience:

  • 1995-present: Remote Sensing Specialist, USDA-ARS, Beltsville, MD


  • Beltsville Area 2014 Support/Service Employee of the Year

Selected Publications: (please contact the author to determine reprint availability)

(view author's publications/interpretive summaries/technical abstracts since 1999)

Satellite Remotely Sensed Data Application in Estimating Crop Condition Andyields - (10-Feb-00)

Spring Wheat Classification in An Avhrr Image by Signature Extension from Alandsat Tm Classified Image - (15-Feb-01)

Spring Wheat Classification in An Avhrr Image by Signature Extension from Alandsat Tm Classified Image - (15-Feb-01)

Evaluation of Modis Products for Applications in Regional Crop Condition and Yield Assessment. - (25-Jul-01)

Index for Detecting Nitrogen Level Needs for Site Specific Management in Field Corn - (15-Aug-01)

Application of Modis Derived Parameters for Regional Crop Yield Assessment - (18-Sep-01)

Doraiswamy, P., Muratova, N., Stern, A., Akhmedov, B. 2002. Evaluation of MODIS data from assessment of regional spring wheat yields in Kazakhstan. In: Proceeding 2002 IGARSS Conference Toronto, Canada June 24-28, 2002. I:487-490.

Doraiswamy, P.C., Muratova, N., Stern, A.J. 2002. Categorizing of spring wheat and simulation of crop yields in Northern Kazakhstan [abstract]. Integrating Remote Sensing at the Global, Regional, and Local Scale: Pecora 15 and land Satellite Information IV Conference in Conjunction with ASPRS & ISPRS Commission I Symposium [CD-ROM].

Doraiswamy, P.C., S. Moulin, P.W. Cook and A. Stern. 2003. Application of NOAA AVHRR data for spring wheat yield assessment. Photogrammetric Engineering and Remote Sensing. 69(6):665-674.

Doraiswamy, P.C., Hatfield, J.L, Prueger, J.H., Stern, A.J., Akhmedov, B., 2003. MODIS application for mapping regional crop yields. In: Proceeding of IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium, July 21-25, 2003, Toulouse, France. IV:2197:2199.

Crop Condition and Yield Simulations Using Landsat and Modis Imagery - (24-May-03)

Doraiswamy, P.C., McCarty, G.W., Hunt, E.R., Doumbia, M., Stern, A.J. 2004. Remote sensing application and modeling soil carbon sequestration in crop lands of Mali, West Africa [abstract] . In: Proceedings of International Geosciences and Remote Sensing Symposium, September 20-24, 2004, Anchorage, Alaska. p. 3607-3608.

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