Jorge Enrique Pinzon

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Jorge Enrique Pinzon

  • LEAD RESEARCH SCIENTIST
  • 301.614.6685
  • NASA/GSFC
  • Mail Code: 618
  • Greenbelt , MD 20771
  • Employer: SCIENCE SYSTEMS AND APPLICATIONS INC
  • Brief Bio

    An applied research mathematician with interest in: a) feature extraction from large geophysical temporal, multi- and hyper-spectral data; b) uncertainty quantification, quality assurance, and calibration of geophysical observations; c) image analysis, image compression, image classification, Bayes analysis; d) remote sensing applications for monitoring eco-climatic conditions associated with emerging infectious diseases.

    Teaching Experience

    1984-1986: Lecturer, Departamento de Matemáticas, Universidad de los Andes, Bogotá, Colombia.
    1986-1991: Assistant professor, Facultad de Computación, Universidad Autónoma de Manizales, Manizales, Colombia. Coordinator Area of Problem Solving and Scientific Computation. Computational methodologies  for modeling of scientific problems and problem solving.

    Professional Societies

    Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics, 1992 - Present

    Awards

     Earl C. Anthony Fellowship (Fall/95, Winter/96, Spring/96, Fall/96), Department of Applied Mathematics, University of California, Davis, CA.

    Publications

    Refereed

    Mueller, T., G. Dressler, C. J. Tucker, et al. J. E. Pinzon, P. Leimgruber, R. O. Dubayah, G. C. Hurtt, K. Böhning-Gaese, and W. F. Fagan. 2014. "Human Land-Use Practices Lead to Global Long-Term Increases in Photosynthetic Capacity." Remote Sensing, 6 (6): 5717-5731 [doi:10.3390/rs6065717]

    Pinzon, J. E., and C. J. Tucker. 2014. "A non-stationary 1981-2012 AVHRR NDVI3g time series." Remote Sensing, 6 (8): 6929-6960 [doi:10.3390/rs6086929]

    Bhatt, U., D. A. Walker, M. K. Raynolds, et al. P. A. Bienick, H. E. Epstein, J. Comiso, J. Pinzon, C. Tucker, and I. V. Polyakov. 2013. "Recent Declines in Warming and Vegetation Greening Trends over Pan-Arctic Tundra." Remote Sensing, 5 (9): 4229-4254 [10.3390/rs5094229]

    Xu, L., R. B. Myneni, F. S. Chapin III, et al. T. V. Callaghan, J. E. Pinzon, C. J. Tucker, Z. Zhu, J. Bi, P. Ciais, H. Tømmervik, E. S. Euskirchen, B. C. Forbes, S. L. Piao, B. T. Anderson, S. Ganguly, R. R. Nemani, S. J. Goetz, P. S. Beck, A. G. Bunn, C. Cao, and J. C. Stroeve. 2013. "Temperature and vegetation seasonality diminishment over northern lands." Nature Climate Change, 3: 581-586 [doi:10.1038/nclimate1836]

    Epstein, H. E., M. Raynolds, D. A. Walker, et al. U. Bhatt, C. J. Tucker, and J. E. Pinzon. 2012. "Dynamics of aboveground phytomass of the circumpolar Arctic tundra during the past three decades." Environmental Research Letters, 7 (1): 1-12 [doi:10.1088/1748-9326/7/1/015506]

    Peng, S., A. Chen, L. Xu, et al. C. Cao, J. Fang, R. Myneni, J. E. Pinzon, C. J. Tucker, and S. Piao. 2011. "Recent change of vegetation growth trend in China." Environ. Res. Lett., 6 (4): 044027 [10.1088/1748-9326/6/4/044027]

    Garcia, M., J. Litago, A. Palacios-Orueta, J. E. Pinzon, and S. Ustin. 2010. "Short-term propagation of rainfall perturbations on terrestrial ecosystems in central California." Applied Vegetation Science, 13 (2): 146-162 [10.1111/j.1654-109X.2009.01057.x]

    Huang, N. E., Z. Wu, J. E. Pinzon, et al. C. L. Parkinson, S. R. Long, K. Blank, P. Gloersen, and X. Chen. 2009. "Reductions of noise and uncertainty in annual global surface temperature anomaly data." Advances in Adaptive Data Analysis, 1 (3): 447-460 [10.1142/S1793536909000151]

    Brown, M. E., S. Prince, and J. E. Pinzon. 2008. "Using Satellite Remote Sensing Data in a Spatially Explicit Price Model: Vegetation Dynamics and Millet Prices." Land Economics, 84 (2): 340-357 [10.1353/lde.2008.0023]

    Buermann, W., B. Lintner, C. Koven, et al. A. Angert, J. E. Pinzon, C. J. Tucker, and I. Fung. 2007. "The changing carbon cycle at Mauna Loa Observatory." PNAS, 104 (11): 4249-4254.

    Pinzon, J. E., M. E. Brown, and C. J. Tucker. 2005. "EMD Correction of Orbital Drift Artifacts in Satellite Data Stream." in Hilbert-Huang Transform and its Applications, E. N.E. Huang and S.S. Shen, 167-186.

    Pinzon, J. E., J. M. Wilson, and C. J. Tucker. 2005. "Climate-based health monitoring systems for eco-climatic conditions associated with infectious diseases." Bulletin de la Societe de Pathologie Exotique, 98 (3): 239-243.

    Angert, A., S. Biraud, C. Bonfils, et al. C. C. Henning, W. Buermann, J. E. Pinzon, C. J. Tucker, and I. Y. Fung. 2005. "Drier summers cancel out the CO2 uptake enhancement induced by warmer springs." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 102 (31): 10823-10827.

    Tucker, C. J., J. E. Pinzon, M. E. Brown, et al. D. Slayback, R. Mahoney, E. F. Vermore, and N. El Saleous. 2005. "An extended AVHRR 8-km NDVI dataset compatible with MODIS and SPOT vegetation NDVI data." International Journal of Remote Sensing, 26 (20): 4485-4498 [10.1080/01431160500168686]

    Slayback, D. A., J. E. Pinzon, S. O. Los, and C. J. Tucker. 2003. "Northern hemisphere photosynthetic trends 1982-1999." Global Change Biology, 9: 1-15.

    Pinzon, J. E., J. F. Pierce, C. J. Tucker, and M. E. Brown. 2001. "Evaluating coherence of natural images by smoothness membership in Besov spaces." IEEE Trans. Geosci. Remote Sensing, 39 (9): 1879-1889 [10.1109/36.951078]

    Pinzon, J. E., S. L. Ustin, C. M. Castaneda, and M. Smith. 1998. "Investigation of Leaf Biochemistry by Hierarchical Foreground and Background Analysis." IEEE TGARS, 36 (6): 1913-1927.

    Pinzon, J. E., C. E. Puente, M. Parlange, and W. Eichinger. 1995. "Multifractal analysis of Lidar measured water vapor." Boundary-Layer Meteorology, 76: 323-347.

    Brief Bio

    An applied research mathematician with interest in: a) feature extraction from large geophysical temporal, multi- and hyper-spectral data; b) uncertainty quantification, quality assurance, and calibration of geophysical observations; c) image analysis, image compression, image classification, Bayes analysis; d) remote sensing applications for monitoring eco-climatic conditions associated with emerging infectious diseases.

    Refereed

    Mueller, T., G. Dressler, C. J. Tucker, et al. J. E. Pinzon, P. Leimgruber, R. O. Dubayah, G. C. Hurtt, K. Böhning-Gaese, and W. F. Fagan. 2014. "Human Land-Use Practices Lead to Global Long-Term Increases in Photosynthetic Capacity." Remote Sensing 6 (6): 5717-5731 [doi:10.3390/rs6065717]

    Pinzon, J. E., and C. J. Tucker. 2014. "A non-stationary 1981-2012 AVHRR NDVI3g time series." Remote Sensing 6 (8): 6929-6960 [doi:10.3390/rs6086929]

    Bhatt, U., D. A. Walker, M. K. Raynolds, et al. P. A. Bienick, H. E. Epstein, J. Comiso, J. Pinzon, C. Tucker, and I. V. Polyakov. 2013. "Recent Declines in Warming and Vegetation Greening Trends over Pan-Arctic Tundra." Remote Sensing 5 (9): 4229-4254 [10.3390/rs5094229]

    Xu, L., R. B. Myneni, F. S. Chapin III, et al. T. V. Callaghan, J. E. Pinzon, C. J. Tucker, Z. Zhu, J. Bi, P. Ciais, H. Tømmervik, E. S. Euskirchen, B. C. Forbes, S. L. Piao, B. T. Anderson, S. Ganguly, R. R. Nemani, S. J. Goetz, P. S. Beck, A. G. Bunn, C. Cao, and J. C. Stroeve. 2013. "Temperature and vegetation seasonality diminishment over northern lands." Nature Climate Change 3 581-586 [doi:10.1038/nclimate1836]

    Epstein, H. E., M. Raynolds, D. A. Walker, et al. U. Bhatt, C. J. Tucker, and J. E. Pinzon. 2012. "Dynamics of aboveground phytomass of the circumpolar Arctic tundra during the past three decades." Environmental Research Letters 7 (1): 1-12 [doi:10.1088/1748-9326/7/1/015506]

    Peng, S., A. Chen, L. Xu, et al. C. Cao, J. Fang, R. Myneni, J. E. Pinzon, C. J. Tucker, and S. Piao. 2011. "Recent change of vegetation growth trend in China." Environ. Res. Lett. 6 (4): 044027 [10.1088/1748-9326/6/4/044027]

    Garcia, M., J. Litago, A. Palacios-Orueta, J. E. Pinzon, and S. Ustin. 2010. "Short-term propagation of rainfall perturbations on terrestrial ecosystems in central California." Applied Vegetation Science 13 (2): 146-162 [10.1111/j.1654-109X.2009.01057.x]

    Huang, N. E., Z. Wu, J. E. Pinzon, et al. C. L. Parkinson, S. R. Long, K. Blank, P. Gloersen, and X. Chen. 2009. "Reductions of noise and uncertainty in annual global surface temperature anomaly data." Advances in Adaptive Data Analysis 1 (3): 447-460 [10.1142/S1793536909000151]

    Brown, M. E., S. Prince, and J. E. Pinzon. 2008. "Using Satellite Remote Sensing Data in a Spatially Explicit Price Model: Vegetation Dynamics and Millet Prices." Land Economics 84 (2): 340-357 [10.1353/lde.2008.0023]

    Buermann, W., B. Lintner, C. Koven, et al. A. Angert, J. E. Pinzon, C. J. Tucker, and I. Fung. 2007. "The changing carbon cycle at Mauna Loa Observatory." PNAS 104 (11): 4249-4254

    Pinzon, J. E., M. E. Brown, and C. J. Tucker. 2005. "EMD Correction of Orbital Drift Artifacts in Satellite Data Stream." in Hilbert-Huang Transform and its Applications, E. N.E. Huang and S.S. Shen 167-186

    Pinzon, J. E., J. M. Wilson, and C. J. Tucker. 2005. "Climate-based health monitoring systems for eco-climatic conditions associated with infectious diseases." Bulletin de la Societe de Pathologie Exotique 98 (3): 239-243

    Angert, A., S. Biraud, C. Bonfils, et al. C. C. Henning, W. Buermann, J. E. Pinzon, C. J. Tucker, and I. Y. Fung. 2005. "Drier summers cancel out the CO2 uptake enhancement induced by warmer springs." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 102 (31): 10823-10827

    Tucker, C. J., J. E. Pinzon, M. E. Brown, et al. D. Slayback, R. Mahoney, E. F. Vermore, and N. El Saleous. 2005. "An extended AVHRR 8-km NDVI dataset compatible with MODIS and SPOT vegetation NDVI data." International Journal of Remote Sensing 26 (20): 4485-4498 [10.1080/01431160500168686]

    Slayback, D. A., J. E. Pinzon, S. O. Los, and C. J. Tucker. 2003. "Northern hemisphere photosynthetic trends 1982-1999." Global Change Biology 9 1-15

    Pinzon, J. E., J. F. Pierce, C. J. Tucker, and M. E. Brown. 2001. "Evaluating coherence of natural images by smoothness membership in Besov spaces." IEEE Trans. Geosci. Remote Sensing 39 (9): 1879-1889 [10.1109/36.951078]

    Pinzon, J. E., S. L. Ustin, C. M. Castaneda, and M. Smith. 1998. "Investigation of Leaf Biochemistry by Hierarchical Foreground and Background Analysis." IEEE TGARS 36 (6): 1913-1927

    Pinzon, J. E., C. E. Puente, M. Parlange, and W. Eichinger. 1995. "Multifractal analysis of Lidar measured water vapor." Boundary-Layer Meteorology 76 323-347

                                                                                                                                                                                            
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