Assaf Anyamba

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Assaf Anyamba

  • RESEARCH SCIENTIST
  • 301.614.6601 | 301.614.6699
  • NASA/GSFC
  • Mail Code: 618
  • Greenbelt , MD 20771
  • Employer: UNIVERSITIES SPACE RESEARCH ASSOCIATION
  • Brief Bio

    Research: Analysis of time series satellite vegetation index measurements from various satellite instruments including Moderate-Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS), SPOT Vegetation, and NOAA’s Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer (AVHRR). Focus on land surface response to interannual climate variability associated El Niño/Southern Oscillation (ENSO), drought pattern analysis, inferred long-term trends and dynamics of vegetation patterns, development of long-term data records (LTDRs) of the biosphere and links between climate variability and vector-borne disease outbreaks.
    Project Management: (1) Project lead in support of research analysis and applications development for global agricultural monitoring to United States Department of Agriculture/Foreign Agricultural Service (USDA/FAS), climate variability and vector-borne disease prediction mapping in support of the Department of Defense Armed Forces Health Survilleince Branch - Global Emerging Infections Surveillance and Response System (DoD/AFHSB-GEIS) and United States Department of Agriculture / Center for Medical, Agricultural & Veterinary Entomology (USDA/CMAVE).
    (2) Managing and coordinating research analysis and programming staff for the projects.
    (3) Proposal writing and project budgeting, writing project reports and lead and representation at project meetings
    (4) Liaison with external data providers
     

    Positions/Employment

    4/2011 - Present

    Associate Research Scientist

    Goddard Earth Science and Technology Research (GESTAR) Universities Space Research Association, NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD.
    1/2002 - 4/2011

    Associate Research Scientist

    Goddard Earth Sciences Technology Center/University of Maryland Baltimore County (GEST/UMBC), NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD
    1/2001 - 4/2002

    Assistant Research Scientist

    Goddard Earth Sciences Technology Center/University of Maryland Baltimore County (GEST/UMBC), NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD
    1/1999 - 12/2000

    Research Scientist

    Universities Space Research Association (USRA), NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD
    7/1997 - 12/1998

    Post-Doctoral Research Fellow

    University Programs Office, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD

    Teaching Experience

    • Visiting Lecturer (once a year) Science Technology and Policy Program, Georgetown University (2014 - Present)
    • Teaching Assistant 1992-1993,Geographic Information Systems & Remote Sensing School of Geography, Clark University, Worcester, MA
    • Teaching Assistant 1990-1992, (1)World Geography, (2) Geographic Information Systems & Remote Sensing, Department of Geography, Ohio University, Athens, Ohio
    • Teaching Assistant 1990, Cartography, Department of Geography, Kenyatta University, Nairobi, Kenya


     

    Education

    • Doctor of Philosophy (Geography), Clark University, Worcester, Massachusetts, 1992-1997, Dissertation topic: Interannual Variability of NDVI over Africa and its relation to El Niño / Southern Oscillation
    • Master of Arts, Ohio University, Athens, Ohio, 1990-1992 Thesis topic: Monitoring Seasonal Ecological Change Using NOAA-AVHRR Normalized Difference Vegetation Index Data: An Integrated Remote Sensing and GIS Approach Applied to Kenya
    • Bachelor of Arts (Honors: Geography & Economics) Kenyatta University, Nairobi, Kenya, 1986-1989, Senior Thesis Topic: Evolutio of Koobi Fora Spit, NE Lake Turkana. (Major Physical Geography)
       

    Awards

    • 2013: FDA Leveraging/Collaboration Award
    • 2010: Interagency Partnership Award from the Federal Laboratory Consortium for Technology Transfer (FLC).
    • 2009: USDA ARS Technology Transfer Award
    • 2008: The National Aeronautics and Space Administration Group Achievement Award to the Goddard Applied Sciences Team
    • 2006: Certificate of Contribution to the World Health Organization
    • 2003: Department of Defense Global Emerging Infections System Outstanding Support Award. Award given for Outstanding Support to the Department of Defense(DoD) Global Emerging Infections and Response System for Providing Monitoring Capability for Rift Valley Fever.
    • 2003: John I. Davidson President's First Place Award for Practical Papers presented by the American Society of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ASPRS) for the paper "Mapping Potential Risk of Rift Valley Fever Outbreaks in African Savannas Using Vegetation Index Time Series Data” (PERS, February 2002; 68-2, pp. 137-145). Award presented during the ASPRS Annual Conference in Anchorage, Alaska: May 6-9, 2003
    • 1998-1999: NASA/GSFC Post-Doctoral Fellowship Award at Goddard Space Flight Center
    • 1997: National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) award to attend a workshop on A Systems Approach to El Niño Southern Oscillation, Boulder, Colorado 20 July - 1 August
    • 1993-1997: NASA Graduate Student Fellowship in Global Change Research.
    • 1995: Global Change Systems for Analysis, Research and Training (START) / International Geosphere-Biosphere Program (IGBP) to attend workshop on Data and Scientific Networking, College Park, Maryland, July - August.
    • 1992: Universities Space Research Association/NASA-GSFC: Graduate Student Visiting Scientist Program - Earth Systems Science, NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center.
    • 1992-1993: Clark University, Graduate Associateship.
    • 1992: Houk Foundation Research Grant for Masters Thesis Research.
    • 1990-1992: Ohio University: Department of Geography, Graduate Associateship.
    • 1988: Harvard University - National Museums of Kenya Scholarship on the Koobi Fora Field School Program.
       

    Publications

    Refereed

    Linthicum, K. J., S. C. Britch, and A. Anyamba. 2016. "Rift Valley Fever: An Emerging Mosquito-Borne Disease*." Annu. Rev. Entomol., 61 (1): 395-415 [10.1146/annurev-ento-010715-023819]

    Abdi, A. M., A. Vrieling, G. T. Yengoh, et al. A. Anyamba, J. W. Seaquist, C. C. Ummenhofer, and J. Ardö. 2016. "The El Niño – La Niña cycle and recent trends in supply and demand of net primary productivity in African drylands." Climatic Change, 138 (1): 111–125 [10.1007/s10584-016-1730-1]

    Chretien, J., A. Anyamba, J. L. Small, et al. S. Britch, J. L. Sanchez, A. C. Halbach, C. J. Tucker, and K. J. Linthicum. 2015. "Global Climate Anomalies and Potential Infectious Disease Risks: 2014-2015." PLOS Currents Outbreaks, Edition 1: [10.1371/currents.outbreaks.95fbc4a8fb4695e049baabf]

    Glancey, M. M., A. Anyamba, and K. J. Linthicum. 2015. "Epidemiologic and Environmental Risk Factors of Rift Valley Fever in Southern Africa from 2008 to 2011 ." Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis., 15 (8): 502-511 [10.1089/vbz.2015.1774]

    Linthicum, K. J., A. Anyamba, B. Killenbeck, et al. W. J. Lee, H. C. Lee, T. A. Klein, H. C. Kim, J. A. Pavlin, S. C. Britch, J. L. Small, C. J. Tucker, and J. C. Gaydos. 2014. "Association of Temperature and Historical Dynamics of Malaria in the Republic of Korea, Including Reemergence in 1993." Military Medicine, 179 (7): 806-814 [10.7205/MILMED-D-13-00545]

    Proud, S., Q. Zhang, C. Schaaf, et al. R. Fensholt, M. Rasmussen, C. Shisanya, W. Mutero, C. Mbow, A. Anyamba, E. Pak, and I. Sandholt. 2014. "The Normalization of Surface Anisotropy Effects Present in SEVIRI Reflectances by Using the MODIS BRDF Method." IEEE Trans. Geosci. Remote Sensing, 52 (10): 6026-6039 [10.1109/TGRS.2013.2294602]

    Anyamba, A., J. L. Small, S. C. Britch, et al. C. J. Tucker, E. W. Pak, C. A. Reynolds, J. Crutchfield, and K. J. Linthicum. 2014. "Recent Weather Extremes and Impacts on Agricultural Production and Vector-Borne Disease Outbreak Patterns." PLOS ONE, 1-9 [10.1371/journal.pone.0092538]

    Anyamba, A., J. L. Small, C. J. Tucker, and E. W. Pak. 2014. "Thirty-two Years of Sahelian Zone Growing Season Non-Stationary NDVI3g Patterns and Trends." Remote Sens., 6 (4): 3101-3122 [10.3390/rs6043101]

    Eastman, J., F. Sangermano, E. Machado, J. Rogan, and A. Anyamba. 2013. "Global Trends in Seasonality of Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (NDVI), 1982–2011." Remote Sensing, 5 (10): 4799-4818 [10.3390/rs5104799]

    Britch, S., Y. Binepal, M. Ruder, et al. H. Kariithi, K. Linthicum, A. Anyamba, J. Small, C. Tucker, L. Ateya, A. Oriko, S. Gacheru, and W. Wilson. 2013. "Rift Valley Fever Risk Map Model and Seroprevalence in Selected Wild Ungulates and Camels from Kenya." PLoS ONE, 8 (6): e66626 [10.1371/journal.pone.0066626]

    Anyamba, A., and C. J. Tucker. 2012. "Historical Perspectives on AVHRR NDVI and Vegetation Drought Monitoring." Remote Sensing of Drought: Innovative Monitoring Approaches, ISBN: 978-1439835579.

    Anyamba, A., K. J. Linthicum, J. L. Small, K. M. Collins, and C. J. Tucker. 2012. "Climate Teleconnections and Recent Patterns of Human and Animal Disease Outbreaks." PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 6 (1): e1465 [10.1371/journal.pntd.0001465]

    Kiang, R. K., R. Soebiyanto, J. P. Grieco, et al. N. L. Achee, L. C. Harrington, W. K. Reisen, A. Anyamba, K. J. Linthicum, J. E. Pinzon, G. Zollner, and M. Collacicco-Mayhugh. 2012. "Vector-borne infectious diseases and influenza." Leiden, The Netherlands: ISBN: 978-0-415-58471-5.

    Fensholt, R., A. Anyamba, S. Huber, et al. S. R. Proud, C. J. Tucker, J. Small, E. Pak, M. O. Rasmussen, I. Sandholt, and C. Shisanya. 2011. "Analysing the advantages of high temporal resolution geostationary MSG SEVIRI data compared to Polar Operational Environmental Satellite data for land surface monitoring in Africa." International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation, 13 (5): 721-729 [10.1016/j.jag.2011.05.009]

    Masuoka, P., A. Terry, K. Heung-Chul, et al. M. David, A. Nicole, A. Richard, C. Judith, S. Jennifer, A. Anyamba, L. Dong-Kyu, H. Suk, S. Michael, J. Young-Ran, and G. John. 2010. "Modeling the distribution of Culex tritaeniorhynchus to predict Japanese encephalitis distribution in the Republic of Korea." Geospatial Health, 5 (1): 45-57.

    Anyamba, A., J. Kenneth, S. Jennifer, et al. C. Seth, E. Pak, F. Pierre, W. Allen, F. Robert, C. Jean-Paul, C. J. Tucker, S. David, S. Rosemary, H. Karl, L. Mark, B. Henry, O. Salih, A. Mohamed, M. Patrick, R. Jean-Marc, and S. Robert. 2010. "Prediction, Assessment of the Rift Valley Fever Activity in East and Southern Africa 2006–2008 and Possible Vector Control Strategies." Am J Trop Med Hyg, 83 (2 Suppl): 43-51 [10.4269/ajtmh.2010.09-0289]

    Becker-Reshef, I., C. Justice, M. Sullivan, et al. E. Vermote, C. Tucker, A. Anyamba, J. Small, E. Pak, E. Masuoka, J. Schmaltz, M. Hansen, K. Pittman, C. Birkett, D. Williams, C. Reynolds, and B. Doorn. 2010. "Monitoring Global Croplands with Coarse Resolution Earth Observations: The Global Agriculture Monitoring (GLAM) Project." Remote Sensing, 2 (6): 1589-1609 [10.3390/rs2061589]

    Anyamba, A., J. Chretien, J. Small, et al. C. J. Tucker, P. Formenty, J. Richardson, S. Britch, D. Schnabel, R. Erickson, and K. Linthicum. 2009. "Prediction of a Rift Valley fever outbreak." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 106 (3): 955-959 [10.1073/pnas.0806490106]

    Britch, S., K. Linthicum, A. Anyamba, C. J. Tucker, and E. Pak. 2008. "Long-term Surveillance Data and Patterns of Invasion by Aedes Albopictus in Florida." J American Mosquito Control Association, 24 (1): 115-120.

    Linthicum, K. J., S. C. Britch, A. Anyamba, et al. J. L. Small, C. J. Tucker, J.-P. Chretien, and R. Sithipraasasna. 2008. "Ecology of disease: the intersection of human and animal health." Vector-borne diseases - Understanding the Environmental, Human Health, and Ecological Considerations, Forum on Microbial Threats, Washington DC: 78-88, ISBN: 978-0-309-10897-3.

    Chretien, J.-P., A. Anyamba, J. Small, et al. C. J. Tucker, S. C. Britch, and K. J. Linthicum. 2008. "Environmental biosurveillance for epidemic prediction: experience with Rift Valley fever." Biosurveillance and Biosecurity, 5354: Berlin Heidelberg: 169-174, ISBN: 978-3-540-89745-3. [10.1007/978-3-540-89746-0_17]

    Chretien, J.-P., A. Anyamba, J. Small, et al. C. J. Tucker, S. C. Britch, and K. J. Linthicum. 2008. "Extreme Weather and Epidemics: Rift Valley Fever and Chikungunya Fever." Global Climate Change and Extreme Weather Events: Understanding the Contributions of Infectious Disease Emergence, 116-128.

    Britch, S., K. Linthicum, A. Anyamba, et al. C. J. Tucker, E. W. Pak, F. A. Maloney, K. Cobb, E. Stanwix, J. Humphries, A. Spring, B. Pagac, and M. Miller. 2008. "Satellite Vegetation Index Data as a Tool to Forecast Population Dynamics of Medically Important Mosquitoes at Military Installations in the Continental United States ." Military Medicine, 173 (7): 677-683 [10.7205/MILMED.173.7.677]

    Martin, V., V. Chevalier, P. Ceccato, et al. A. Anyamba, L. De Simone, J. Lubroth, S. de La Rocque, and J. Domenech. 2008. "The Impact of Climate Change on the Epidemiology and Control of Rift Valley Fever." Rev Sci Tech, 27 (2): 413-426.

    Linthicum, K. J., A. Anyamba, S. Britch, et al. J.-P. Chretien, R. L. Erickson, J. L. Small, C. J. Tucker, K. E. Bennett, R. T. Mayer, E. T. Schmidtmann, T. G. Andreadis, J. F. Anderson, W. C. Wilson, J. Freier, A. James, R. Miller, B. S. Drolet, S. Miller, C. Tedrow, C. Bailey, D. A. Stickman, D. R. Barnard, G. G. Clark, and L. Zhou. 2007. " A Rift Valley fever risk surveillance system for Africa using remotely sensed data: potential for use on other continents." Veterinaria Italiana, 43 (3): 663-674 [Full Text (Link)]

    Linthicum, K., A. Anyamba, S. Britch, et al. J. Chretien, R. Erickson, J. Small, C. J. Tucker, K. Bennett, R. Mayer, E. Schmidtmann, T. Andreadis, J. Anderson, W. Wilson, J. Freier, A. James, R. Miller, B. Drolet, S. Miller, C. Tedrow, C. Bailey, D. Stickman, D. Barnard, G. Clark, and L. Zou. 2007. "A Rift Valley fever risk surveillance system for Africa using remotely sensed data: potential for use on other continents." Veterinaria Italiana, 43 (3): 663-674 [Full Text (Link)]

    Chretien, J.-P., A. Anyamba, S. Bedno, et al. R. Breiman, S. Sang, K. Sergon, A. Powers, C. Onyango, J. Small, C. J. Tucker, and K. Linthicum. 2007. "Drought-associated Chikungunya Emergence along Coastal East Africa." The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 76 (3): 405-407.

    Fensholt, R., A. Anyamba, S. Stisen, et al. I. Sandholt, E. W. Pak, and J. Small. 2007. "Comparisons of compositing period length for vegetation index data from Polar-orbiting and Geostationary satellites for the Cloud-prone region of West Africa." Photogrammmetric Engineering and Remote Sensing, 73 (3): 297-310 [10.14358/PERS.73.3.297]

    Indeje, M., M. Ward, L. Ogallo, et al. G. Davies, M. Dilley, and A. Anyamba. 2006. "Predictability of the Normalized Difference Vegetation Index in Kenya and Potential Applications as an Indicator of Rift Valley Fever Outbreaks in the Greater Horn of Africa." J Clim, 19: 1673-1687.

    Anyamba, A., J. Chretien, P. B. Formenty, et al. J. Small, C. J. Tucker, J. Malone, H. Bushra, V. Martin, and K. Linthicum. 2006. "Rift Valley Fever Potential, Arabian Peninsula." Emerging Infectious Diseases, 12 (3): 518-520.

    Anyamba, A., J. Chretien, J. Small, C. J. Tucker, and K. Linthicum. 2006. "Developing climate anomalies suggest potential disease risks for 2006-2007." Int J Health Geographics , 5 (60): 8 pp [10.1186/1476-072X-5-60]

    Herrmann, S., A. Anyamba, and C. J. Tucker. 2005. "Recent trends in vegetation dynamics in the African Sahel and their relationship to climate." Global Environ Change, 15: 394-404.

    Anyamba, A., C. J. Tucker, A. R. Huete, and V. K. Boken. 2005. "Monitoring Drought Using Coarse-Resolution Polar-Orbiting Satellite Data." Oxford University Press, 57-78.

    Anyamba, A., and C. J. Tucker. 2005. "Analysis of Sahelian vegetation dynamics using NOAA-AVHRR NDVI data from 1981-2003." J Arid Environ, 63 (3): 596-614 [10.1016/j.jaridenv.2005.03.007]

    Greeley, R., S. W. Squyres, R. E. Arvidson, et al. P. Bartlett, J. F. Bell, D. Blaney, N. A. Cabrol, J. Farmer, B. Farrand, M. P. Golombek, S. D. Thompson, P. L. Whelley, and O.. 2004. "Wind-Related Processes Detected by the Spirit Rover at Gusev Crater, Mars." Science, 305 (5685): 810 [10.1126/science.1100108]

    Anyamba, A., C. O. Justice, C. J. Tucker, and R. Mahoney. 2003. "Seasonal to interannual variability of vegetation and fires at SAFARI 2000 sites inferred from advanced very high resolution radiometer time series data." Journal of Geophysical Research-Atmospheres, 108: 8507-8516.

    Anyamba, A., C. J. Tucker, and R. J. Mahoney. 2002. "From El Niño to La Niña: Vegetation response patterns over East and Southern Africa during 1997-2000 period." J. Climate, 15: 3096-3103.

    Anyamba, A., K. J. Linthicum, R. Mahoney, and C. J. Tucker. 2002. "Mapping Potential Risk of Rift Valley fever outbreaks in African Savannas using Vegetation Index Time Series Data." Photogrammetric Engineering and Remote Sensing, 68 (2): 137-145.

    Tucker, C. J., J. M. Wilson, R. Mahoney, et al. A. Anyamba, K. J. Linthicum, and M. Myers. 2002. "Climatic and Ecological Context of Ebola Outbreaks." Photogrammetric Engineering and Remote Sensing, 68 (2): 147-152.

    Anyamba, A., C. J. Tucker, and J. R. Eastman. 2001. "NDVI anomaly paterns over Africa during the 1997/98 ENSO warm event." Int. J. Remote Sens. 22, 1847-1859:

    Anyamba, E., and J. Susskind. 2000. "Evidence of Lunar Phase Influence on Global Surface Air Temperature." Geophys. Res. Lett, 27 (18): 2969-2972.

    Anyamba, E., E. Williams, J. Susskind, A. Fraser-Smith, and M. Fullekrug. 2000. "The Manifestation of the Madden-Julian Oscillation in Global Deep Convection and in the Schumann Resonance Intensity." J. of the Atmospheric Sciences, 57: 1029-1044.

    Linthicum, K. J., A. Anyamba, C. J. Tucker, et al. P. W. Kelly, M. F. Myers, and C. J. Peters. 1999. "Climate and satellite indicators to forecast Rift Valley Fever in Kenya." Science, 285 (5426): 397-400 [10.1126/science.285.5426.397 ]

    Non-Refereed

    Anyamba, A., J. Estes, K. Kline, and E. Collins. 2015. "Remote Sensing." International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences, 2nd Edition 20: Oxford: Elsevier, 419-424, ISBN: 9780080970868.

    Ceccato, P., V. Martin, J. Omumbo, et al. O. Ndiaye, M. Bell, M. Thomson, A. Anyamba, Y. Thiongane, and B. Sall. 2008. "The relationship between environmental factors retrieved from remotely-sensed data and Rift Valley Fever activity in Senegal." Proc IGARSS Boston, Massachusetts.

    Brief Bio

    Research: Analysis of time series satellite vegetation index measurements from various satellite instruments including Moderate-Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS), SPOT Vegetation, and NOAA’s Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer (AVHRR). Focus on land surface response to interannual climate variability associated El Niño/Southern Oscillation (ENSO), drought pattern analysis, inferred long-term trends and dynamics of vegetation patterns, development of long-term data records (LTDRs) of the biosphere and links between climate variability and vector-borne disease outbreaks.
    Project Management: (1) Project lead in support of research analysis and applications development for global agricultural monitoring to United States Department of Agriculture/Foreign Agricultural Service (USDA/FAS), climate variability and vector-borne disease prediction mapping in support of the Department of Defense Armed Forces Health Survilleince Branch - Global Emerging Infections Surveillance and Response System (DoD/AFHSB-GEIS) and United States Department of Agriculture / Center for Medical, Agricultural & Veterinary Entomology (USDA/CMAVE).
    (2) Managing and coordinating research analysis and programming staff for the projects.
    (3) Proposal writing and project budgeting, writing project reports and lead and representation at project meetings
    (4) Liaison with external data providers
     

    Publications

    Refereed

    Linthicum, K. J., S. C. Britch, and A. Anyamba. 2016. "Rift Valley Fever: An Emerging Mosquito-Borne Disease*." Annu. Rev. Entomol. 61 (1): 395-415 [10.1146/annurev-ento-010715-023819]

    Abdi, A. M., A. Vrieling, G. T. Yengoh, et al. A. Anyamba, J. W. Seaquist, C. C. Ummenhofer, and J. Ardö. 2016. "The El Niño – La Niña cycle and recent trends in supply and demand of net primary productivity in African drylands." Climatic Change 138 (1): 111–125 [10.1007/s10584-016-1730-1]

    Chretien, J., A. Anyamba, J. L. Small, et al. S. Britch, J. L. Sanchez, A. C. Halbach, C. J. Tucker, and K. J. Linthicum. 2015. "Global Climate Anomalies and Potential Infectious Disease Risks: 2014-2015." PLOS Currents Outbreaks Edition 1 [10.1371/currents.outbreaks.95fbc4a8fb4695e049baabf]

    Glancey, M. M., A. Anyamba, and K. J. Linthicum. 2015. "Epidemiologic and Environmental Risk Factors of Rift Valley Fever in Southern Africa from 2008 to 2011 ." Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis. 15 (8): 502-511 [10.1089/vbz.2015.1774]

    Linthicum, K. J., A. Anyamba, B. Killenbeck, et al. W. J. Lee, H. C. Lee, T. A. Klein, H. C. Kim, J. A. Pavlin, S. C. Britch, J. L. Small, C. J. Tucker, and J. C. Gaydos. 2014. "Association of Temperature and Historical Dynamics of Malaria in the Republic of Korea, Including Reemergence in 1993." Military Medicine 179 (7): 806-814 [10.7205/MILMED-D-13-00545]

    Proud, S., Q. Zhang, C. Schaaf, et al. R. Fensholt, M. Rasmussen, C. Shisanya, W. Mutero, C. Mbow, A. Anyamba, E. Pak, and I. Sandholt. 2014. "The Normalization of Surface Anisotropy Effects Present in SEVIRI Reflectances by Using the MODIS BRDF Method." IEEE Trans. Geosci. Remote Sensing 52 (10): 6026-6039 [10.1109/TGRS.2013.2294602]

    Anyamba, A., J. L. Small, S. C. Britch, et al. C. J. Tucker, E. W. Pak, C. A. Reynolds, J. Crutchfield, and K. J. Linthicum. 2014. "Recent Weather Extremes and Impacts on Agricultural Production and Vector-Borne Disease Outbreak Patterns." PLOS ONE 1-9 [10.1371/journal.pone.0092538]

    Anyamba, A., J. L. Small, C. J. Tucker, and E. W. Pak. 2014. "Thirty-two Years of Sahelian Zone Growing Season Non-Stationary NDVI3g Patterns and Trends." Remote Sens. 6 (4): 3101-3122 [10.3390/rs6043101]

    Eastman, J., F. Sangermano, E. Machado, J. Rogan, and A. Anyamba. 2013. "Global Trends in Seasonality of Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (NDVI), 1982–2011." Remote Sensing 5 (10): 4799-4818 [10.3390/rs5104799]

    Britch, S., Y. Binepal, M. Ruder, et al. H. Kariithi, K. Linthicum, A. Anyamba, J. Small, C. Tucker, L. Ateya, A. Oriko, S. Gacheru, and W. Wilson. 2013. "Rift Valley Fever Risk Map Model and Seroprevalence in Selected Wild Ungulates and Camels from Kenya." PLoS ONE 8 (6): e66626 [10.1371/journal.pone.0066626]

    Anyamba, A., and C. J. Tucker. 2012. "Historical Perspectives on AVHRR NDVI and Vegetation Drought Monitoring." Remote Sensing of Drought: Innovative Monitoring Approaches

    Anyamba, A., K. J. Linthicum, J. L. Small, K. M. Collins, and C. J. Tucker. 2012. "Climate Teleconnections and Recent Patterns of Human and Animal Disease Outbreaks." PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases 6 (1): e1465 [10.1371/journal.pntd.0001465]

    Kiang, R. K., R. Soebiyanto, J. P. Grieco, et al. N. L. Achee, L. C. Harrington, W. K. Reisen, A. Anyamba, K. J. Linthicum, J. E. Pinzon, G. Zollner, and M. Collacicco-Mayhugh. 2012. "Vector-borne infectious diseases and influenza."

    Fensholt, R., A. Anyamba, S. Huber, et al. S. R. Proud, C. J. Tucker, J. Small, E. Pak, M. O. Rasmussen, I. Sandholt, and C. Shisanya. 2011. "Analysing the advantages of high temporal resolution geostationary MSG SEVIRI data compared to Polar Operational Environmental Satellite data for land surface monitoring in Africa." International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation 13 (5): 721-729 [10.1016/j.jag.2011.05.009]

    Masuoka, P., A. Terry, K. Heung-Chul, et al. M. David, A. Nicole, A. Richard, C. Judith, S. Jennifer, A. Anyamba, L. Dong-Kyu, H. Suk, S. Michael, J. Young-Ran, and G. John. 2010. "Modeling the distribution of Culex tritaeniorhynchus to predict Japanese encephalitis distribution in the Republic of Korea." Geospatial Health 5 (1): 45-57

    Anyamba, A., J. Kenneth, S. Jennifer, et al. C. Seth, E. Pak, F. Pierre, W. Allen, F. Robert, C. Jean-Paul, C. J. Tucker, S. David, S. Rosemary, H. Karl, L. Mark, B. Henry, O. Salih, A. Mohamed, M. Patrick, R. Jean-Marc, and S. Robert. 2010. "Prediction, Assessment of the Rift Valley Fever Activity in East and Southern Africa 2006–2008 and Possible Vector Control Strategies." Am J Trop Med Hyg 83 (2 Suppl): 43-51 [10.4269/ajtmh.2010.09-0289]

    Becker-Reshef, I., C. Justice, M. Sullivan, et al. E. Vermote, C. Tucker, A. Anyamba, J. Small, E. Pak, E. Masuoka, J. Schmaltz, M. Hansen, K. Pittman, C. Birkett, D. Williams, C. Reynolds, and B. Doorn. 2010. "Monitoring Global Croplands with Coarse Resolution Earth Observations: The Global Agriculture Monitoring (GLAM) Project." Remote Sensing 2 (6): 1589-1609 [10.3390/rs2061589]

    Anyamba, A., J. Chretien, J. Small, et al. C. J. Tucker, P. Formenty, J. Richardson, S. Britch, D. Schnabel, R. Erickson, and K. Linthicum. 2009. "Prediction of a Rift Valley fever outbreak." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 106 (3): 955-959 [10.1073/pnas.0806490106]

    Britch, S., K. Linthicum, A. Anyamba, C. J. Tucker, and E. Pak. 2008. "Long-term Surveillance Data and Patterns of Invasion by Aedes Albopictus in Florida." J American Mosquito Control Association 24 (1): 115-120

    Linthicum, K. J., S. C. Britch, A. Anyamba, et al. J. L. Small, C. J. Tucker, J.-P. Chretien, and R. Sithipraasasna. 2008. "Ecology of disease: the intersection of human and animal health." Vector-borne diseases - Understanding the Environmental, Human Health, and Ecological Considerations, Forum on Microbial Threats 78-88

    Chretien, J.-P., A. Anyamba, J. Small, et al. C. J. Tucker, S. C. Britch, and K. J. Linthicum. 2008. "Environmental biosurveillance for epidemic prediction: experience with Rift Valley fever." Biosurveillance and Biosecurity 5354 169-174 [10.1007/978-3-540-89746-0_17]

    Chretien, J.-P., A. Anyamba, J. Small, et al. C. J. Tucker, S. C. Britch, and K. J. Linthicum. 2008. "Extreme Weather and Epidemics: Rift Valley Fever and Chikungunya Fever." Global Climate Change and Extreme Weather Events: Understanding the Contributions of Infectious Disease Emergence 116-128

    Britch, S., K. Linthicum, A. Anyamba, et al. C. J. Tucker, E. W. Pak, F. A. Maloney, K. Cobb, E. Stanwix, J. Humphries, A. Spring, B. Pagac, and M. Miller. 2008. "Satellite Vegetation Index Data as a Tool to Forecast Population Dynamics of Medically Important Mosquitoes at Military Installations in the Continental United States ." Military Medicine 173 (7): 677-683 [10.7205/MILMED.173.7.677]

    Martin, V., V. Chevalier, P. Ceccato, et al. A. Anyamba, L. De Simone, J. Lubroth, S. de La Rocque, and J. Domenech. 2008. "The Impact of Climate Change on the Epidemiology and Control of Rift Valley Fever." Rev Sci Tech 27 (2): 413-426

    Linthicum, K. J., A. Anyamba, S. Britch, et al. J.-P. Chretien, R. L. Erickson, J. L. Small, C. J. Tucker, K. E. Bennett, R. T. Mayer, E. T. Schmidtmann, T. G. Andreadis, J. F. Anderson, W. C. Wilson, J. Freier, A. James, R. Miller, B. S. Drolet, S. Miller, C. Tedrow, C. Bailey, D. A. Stickman, D. R. Barnard, G. G. Clark, and L. Zhou. 2007. " A Rift Valley fever risk surveillance system for Africa using remotely sensed data: potential for use on other continents." Veterinaria Italiana 43 (3): 663-674 [Full Text (Link)]

    Linthicum, K., A. Anyamba, S. Britch, et al. J. Chretien, R. Erickson, J. Small, C. J. Tucker, K. Bennett, R. Mayer, E. Schmidtmann, T. Andreadis, J. Anderson, W. Wilson, J. Freier, A. James, R. Miller, B. Drolet, S. Miller, C. Tedrow, C. Bailey, D. Stickman, D. Barnard, G. Clark, and L. Zou. 2007. "A Rift Valley fever risk surveillance system for Africa using remotely sensed data: potential for use on other continents." Veterinaria Italiana 43 (3): 663-674 [Full Text (Link)]

    Chretien, J.-P., A. Anyamba, S. Bedno, et al. R. Breiman, S. Sang, K. Sergon, A. Powers, C. Onyango, J. Small, C. J. Tucker, and K. Linthicum. 2007. "Drought-associated Chikungunya Emergence along Coastal East Africa." The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 76 (3): 405-407

    Fensholt, R., A. Anyamba, S. Stisen, et al. I. Sandholt, E. W. Pak, and J. Small. 2007. "Comparisons of compositing period length for vegetation index data from Polar-orbiting and Geostationary satellites for the Cloud-prone region of West Africa." Photogrammmetric Engineering and Remote Sensing 73 (3): 297-310 [10.14358/PERS.73.3.297]

    Indeje, M., M. Ward, L. Ogallo, et al. G. Davies, M. Dilley, and A. Anyamba. 2006. "Predictability of the Normalized Difference Vegetation Index in Kenya and Potential Applications as an Indicator of Rift Valley Fever Outbreaks in the Greater Horn of Africa." J Clim 19 1673-1687

    Anyamba, A., J. Chretien, P. B. Formenty, et al. J. Small, C. J. Tucker, J. Malone, H. Bushra, V. Martin, and K. Linthicum. 2006. "Rift Valley Fever Potential, Arabian Peninsula." Emerging Infectious Diseases 12 (3): 518-520

    Anyamba, A., J. Chretien, J. Small, C. J. Tucker, and K. Linthicum. 2006. "Developing climate anomalies suggest potential disease risks for 2006-2007." Int J Health Geographics 5 (60): 8 pp [10.1186/1476-072X-5-60]

    Herrmann, S., A. Anyamba, and C. J. Tucker. 2005. "Recent trends in vegetation dynamics in the African Sahel and their relationship to climate." Global Environ Change 15 394-404

    Anyamba, A., C. J. Tucker, A. R. Huete, and V. K. Boken. 2005. "Monitoring Drought Using Coarse-Resolution Polar-Orbiting Satellite Data." Oxford University Press 57-78

    Anyamba, A., and C. J. Tucker. 2005. "Analysis of Sahelian vegetation dynamics using NOAA-AVHRR NDVI data from 1981-2003." J Arid Environ 63 (3): 596-614 [10.1016/j.jaridenv.2005.03.007]

    Greeley, R., S. W. Squyres, R. E. Arvidson, et al. P. Bartlett, J. F. Bell, D. Blaney, N. A. Cabrol, J. Farmer, B. Farrand, M. P. Golombek, S. D. Thompson, P. L. Whelley, and O.. 2004. "Wind-Related Processes Detected by the Spirit Rover at Gusev Crater, Mars." Science 305 (5685): 810 [10.1126/science.1100108]

    Anyamba, A., C. O. Justice, C. J. Tucker, and R. Mahoney. 2003. "Seasonal to interannual variability of vegetation and fires at SAFARI 2000 sites inferred from advanced very high resolution radiometer time series data." Journal of Geophysical Research-Atmospheres 108 8507-8516

    Anyamba, A., C. J. Tucker, and R. J. Mahoney. 2002. "From El Niño to La Niña: Vegetation response patterns over East and Southern Africa during 1997-2000 period." J. Climate 15 3096-3103

    Anyamba, A., K. J. Linthicum, R. Mahoney, and C. J. Tucker. 2002. "Mapping Potential Risk of Rift Valley fever outbreaks in African Savannas using Vegetation Index Time Series Data." Photogrammetric Engineering and Remote Sensing 68 (2): 137-145

    Tucker, C. J., J. M. Wilson, R. Mahoney, et al. A. Anyamba, K. J. Linthicum, and M. Myers. 2002. "Climatic and Ecological Context of Ebola Outbreaks." Photogrammetric Engineering and Remote Sensing 68 (2): 147-152

    Anyamba, A., C. J. Tucker, and J. R. Eastman. 2001. "NDVI anomaly paterns over Africa during the 1997/98 ENSO warm event." Int. J. Remote Sens. 22 1847-1859

    Anyamba, E., and J. Susskind. 2000. "Evidence of Lunar Phase Influence on Global Surface Air Temperature." Geophys. Res. Lett 27 (18): 2969-2972

    Anyamba, E., E. Williams, J. Susskind, A. Fraser-Smith, and M. Fullekrug. 2000. "The Manifestation of the Madden-Julian Oscillation in Global Deep Convection and in the Schumann Resonance Intensity." J. of the Atmospheric Sciences 57 1029-1044

    Linthicum, K. J., A. Anyamba, C. J. Tucker, et al. P. W. Kelly, M. F. Myers, and C. J. Peters. 1999. "Climate and satellite indicators to forecast Rift Valley Fever in Kenya." Science 285 (5426): 397-400 [10.1126/science.285.5426.397 ]

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    Anyamba, A., J. Estes, K. Kline, and E. Collins. 2015. "Remote Sensing." International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences, 2nd Edition 20 419-424

    Ceccato, P., V. Martin, J. Omumbo, et al. O. Ndiaye, M. Bell, M. Thomson, A. Anyamba, Y. Thiongane, and B. Sall. 2008. "The relationship between environmental factors retrieved from remotely-sensed data and Rift Valley Fever activity in Senegal." Proc IGARSS

                                                                                                                                                                                            
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