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Leeann King

Visiting Scientist

/ARSUserFiles/52668/LeeAnn_web.jpg Mary LeeAnn King
Visiting Scientist
USDA-ARS Hydrology and Remote Sensing Laboratory
Bldg. 007, Rm. 104, BARC-West
Beltsville, MD 20705-2350 USA
Voice: (301) 504-7490
Fax: (301) 504-8931

CV: king_12-17_cv.pdf

Research Interests:

  • Implementation of new technologies in remote sensing and environmental science for the advancement of resource conservation strategies and sustainable development.
  • Remote sensing and field sampling of cover crop and commodity cover crop performance on Maryland's Eastern Shore.
  • Measurement and monitoring of agriculture, with interest in food insecurity.


  • 2008 B.S. Department of Environmental Science, University of Maryland.
  • 2016 M.S. Department of Geographical Sciences, University of Maryland.


  • National Academy of Science Foundation fellowship for the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis [2011]

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

  • King, L., Adusei, B., Stehman, S.V., Potapov, P.V., Song, X.-P., Krylov, A., Di Bella, C., Loveland, T.R., Johnson, D.M., Hansen, M.C., 2017. A multi-resolution approach to national-scale cultivated area estimation of soybean. Remote Sens. Environ. 195, 13–29.
  • Song, X., Potapov, P. V., Krylov, A., King, L., Di Bella, C. M., Hudson, S., Khan, A., Adusei, A., Stehman, S. V., Hansen, M. C. 2017. National-scale soybean mapping and area estimation in the United States using medium resolution satellite imagery and field survey. Remote Sensing of Environment Volume 190, Pages 383–395.
  • Adami, M., King, L., Mendes, F., Salgado, M., Aguiar, D., Hansen, M., Rudorff, B. Land use and land cover change over last decade due to sugarcane expansion in South-Central Brazil. GCB Bioenergy. In Review.


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