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William A White (Alex)
Physical Scientist


Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Downscaling UAV land surface temperature using a coupled wavelet-machine learning-optimization algorithm and its impact on evapotranspiration and energy balance components estimated by the TSEB model - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Performance of Sentinel-2 SAFER ET model for daily and seasonal estimation of grapevine water consumption - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
LAI estimation across California vineyards using sUAS multi-seasonal multi-spectral, thermal, and elevation information and machine learning - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gao, R., Torres, A., Aboutalebi, M., White, W.A., Anderson, M.C., Kustas, W.P., Agam, N., Alsina, N., Alfieri, J.G., Hipps, L., Dokoozlian, N., Nieto, H., Gao, F.N., McKee, L.G., Prueger, J.H., Sanchez, L., McElrone, A.J., Bambach, N., Coopmans, C., Gowing, I. 2022. LAI estimation across California vineyards using sUAS multi-seasonal multi-spectral, thermal, and elevation information and machine learning. Irrigation Science. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00271-022-00776-0.
Assessing methodologies for daily evapotranspiration estimation from sUAS over commercial vineyards in California - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nassar, A., Torres, A., Kustas, W.P., McKee, M., Alfieri, J.G., Hipps, L.E., Prueger, J.H., Nieto, H., Alsina, M., White, W.A., McKee, L.G., Coopmans, C., Sanchez, L., Dokoozlian, N. 2021. Assessing methodologies for daily evapotranspiration estimation from sUAS over commercial vineyards in California. Remote Sensing. 13(15):2887. https://doi.org/10.3390/rs13152887.
Estimation of the leaf area index from Landsat over the contiguous US - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kang, Y., Ozdogan, M., Gao, F.N., Anderson, M.C., White, W.A., Yang, Y., Yang, Y., Erickson, T. 2021. Estimation of the leaf area index from Landsat over the contiguous US. Remote Sensing of Environment. 258:112383. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rse.2021.112383.
Tracking red palm mite damage in the Western Hemisphere invasion with Landsat remote sensing data - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rodrigues, J., Cosh, M.H., Hunt Jr, E.R., De Moraes, G., Barroso, G., White, W.A., Ochoa, R. 2020. Tracking red palm mite damage in the Western Hemisphere invasion with Landsat remote sensing data. Insects. 11(9):627. https://doi.org/10.3390/insects11090627.
Incorporation of unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) point cloud product into remote sensing evapotranspiration models - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Aboutalebi, M., Torres, A., McKee, M., Kustas, W.P., Nieto, H., Alsana, M., White, W.A., Prueger, J.H., McKee, L.G., Alfieri, J.G., Hipps, L., Coopmans, C., Dokoozlian, N. 2019. Incorporation of unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) point cloud product into remote sensing evapotranspiration models. Remote Sensing. 12(1):50. https://doi.org/10.3390/rs12010050.
Estimating vegetation water content during the Soil Moisture Active Passive Validation Experiment in 2016 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cosh, M.H., White, W.A., Colliander, A., Jackson, T.J., Prueger, J.H., Hornbudde, B., Hunt Jr, E.R., McNairn, H., Powres, J., Walker, V. 2019. Estimating vegetation water content during the Soil Moisture Active Passive Validation Experiment in 2016. Journal of Applied Remote Sensing (JARS). 13(1):014516. https://doi.org/10.1117/1.JRS.13.014516.
Evaluation of TSEB turbulent fluxes using different methods for the retrieval of soil and canopy component temperatures from UAV thermal and multispectral imagery Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nieto, H., Kustas, W.P., Torres, A., Alfieri, J.G., Gao, F.N., Anderson, M.C., White, W.A., Song, L., Alsina, M., Prueger, J.H., McKee, L.G. 2018. Evaluation of TSEB turbulent fluxes using different methods for the retrieval of soil and canopy component temperatures from UAV thermal and multispectral imagery. Irrigation Science. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00271-018-0585-9.
Determining a robust indirect measurement of leaf area index in California vineyards for validating remote sensing-based retrievals - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
White, W.A., Alsina, M., Nieto, H., McKee, L.G., Gao, F.N., Kustas, W.P. 2018. Determining a robust indirect measurement of leaf area index in California vineyards for validating remote sensing-based retrievals. Irrigation Science. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00271-018-0614-8.
The grape remote sensing atmospheric profile and evapotranspiration experiment - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kustas, W.P., Anderson, M.C., Alfieri, J.G., Knipper, K.R., Torres, A., Parry, C.K., Nieto, H., Agam, N., White, W.A., Gao, F.N., McKee, L.G., Prueger, J.H., McElrone, A.J., Los, S., Alsina, M., Sanchez, L., Sam, B., Dokoozlian, N., McKee, M., Jones, S., Hipps, L., Heitman, J., Howard, A., Post, K., Melton, F. 2018. An overview of the Grape Remote sensing Atmospheric Profile and Evapotranspiration eXperiment (GRAPEX). Bulletin of the American Meterological Society. 99(9):1791-1812. https://doi.org/10.1175/BAMS-D-16-0244.1.
Vegetation water content mapping for agricultural regions in SMAPVEX16 - (Abstract Only)
White, W.A., Cosh, M.H., Mckee, L.G., Berg, A., Mcnairn, H., Hornbuckle, B., Colliander, A., Jackson, T.J. 2017. Vegetation water content mapping for agricultural regions in SMAPVEX16. American Geophysical Union. Abstract No. H51E-0634.
Daily mapping of 30m LAI and NDVI for grape yield prediction in California vineyards - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sun, L., Gao, F.N., Anderson, M.C., Kustas, W.P., Alsina, M., Sanchez, L., Sams, B., Mckee, L.G., Dulaney, W.P., White, W.A., Alfieri, J.G., Prueger, J.H., Melton, F. 2017. Daily mapping of 30m LAI and NDVI for grape yield prediction in California vineyards. Remote Sensing. doi:10.3390/rs9040317.
Daily mapping of Landsat-like LAI and correlation to grape yield - (Proceedings)
Sun, L., Gao, F.N., Anderson, M.C., Dulaney, W.P., Alsina, M., Sanchez, L., Sams, B., Mckee, L.G., White, W.A., Kustas, W.P., Alfieri, J.G., Prueger, J.H. 2016. Daily mapping of Landsat-like LAI and correlation to grape yield. Meeting Abstract. 2016 CDROM.
Subsurface Chloride Transport in Shallow Groundwater - (Abstract Only)
Guber, A.K., Pachepsky, Y.A., Gish, T.J., Nicholson, T.J., Cady, R.E., Daughtry, C.S., Rowland, R.A., Mckee, L.G., White, W.A. 2009. Subsurface Chloride Transport in Shallow Groundwater. European Geosciences Union General Assembly Proceedings. EGU2009-6533.