15. E. L. Johansson and A. M. Abdi. Mapping and quantifying perceptions of environmental change in Kilombero Valley, Tanzania. Accepted in Ambio: A Journal of the Human Environment.
14. A. M. Abdi, N. Boke-Olén, H. Jin, L. Eklundh, T. Tagesson, V. Lehsten, J. Ardö. (2019). First assessment of the plant phenology index (PPI) for estimating gross primary productivity in African semi-arid ecosystems. International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation, 78, 86-92 [PDF]
13. D. B. Metcalfe, [….], A. M. Abdi. (2018). Patchy field sampling biases understanding of climate change impacts across the Arctic. Nature Ecology and Evolution, 2, 1443-1448. [PDF]
12. F. Rizinjirabake, A. M. Abdi, D. E. Tenenbaum, P. Pilesjö. (2018). Riverine dissolved organic carbon in Rukarara River Watershed, Rwanda. Science of the Total Environment 643, 793-806. [PDF]
11. N. Boke-Olén, V. Lehsten, A. M. Abdi, J. Ardö, A. A. Khatir. (2018). Estimating Grazing Potentials in Sudan Using Daily Carbon Allocation in Dynamic Vegetation Model. Rangeland Ecology and Management 71(6), 792-797. [PDF]
10. F. Sallaba, S. Olin, K. Engström, A. M. Abdi, N. Boke-Olén, V. Lehsten, J. Ardö, and J. W. Seaquist. (2017). Future supply and demand of net primary production in the Sahel. Earth System Dynamics 8, 1191-1221. [Open Access]
9. S. Georganos, A. M. Abdi, D. E. Tenenbaum, S. Kalogirou. (2017). Examining the NDVI-rainfall relationship in the semi-arid Sahel using geographically weighted regression. Journal of Arid Environments 146, 64-74. [PDF]
8. L. Eklund, A. M. Abdi, M. Islar. (2017). From Producers to Consumers: The Challenges and Opportunities of Agricultural Development in Iraqi Kurdistan. Land 6(2) 44. [Open Access]
7. T. Tagesson, J. Ardö, B. Cappelaere, L. Kergoat, A. M. Abdi, S. Horion, R. Fensholt. (2017). Modelling spatial and temporal dynamics of GPP in the Sahel from Earth observation-based photosynthetic capacity and quantum efficiency. Biogeosciences 14, 1333. [Open Access]
6. A. M. Abdi, N. Boke-Olén , D. E. Tenenbaum, T. Tagesson, B. Cappalaere, J. Ardö. (2017). Evaluating water controls on vegetation growth in the semi-arid Sahel using field and Earth observations data. Remote Sensing 9(3) 294. [Open Access]
5. N. Boke-Olén, A. M. Abdi, O. Hall, V. Lehsten. (2017). High-resolution African population projections from radiative forcing and socio-economic models, 2000 to 2100. Scientific Data 4: 160130. [Open Access]
4. A. M. Abdi, A. Vrieling, G. T . Yengoh, A. Anyamba, J. Seaquist, C. C. Ummenhofer, J. Ardö. (2016). The El Niño-La Niña cycle and recent trends in the supply and demand of net primary production in African drylands. Climatic Change 38(1), 111-125. [PDF]
3. A. M. Abdi, J. Seaquist, D. E. Tenenbaum, L. Eklundh, J. Ardö. (2014). The Supply and Demand of Net Primary Production in the Sahel. Environmental Research Letters 9: 094003. [Open Access]
2. R. E. Bell*, K. Tinto, I. Das, M. Wolovick, W. Chu, T. T. Creyts, N. P. Frearson, A. M. Abdi*, J. D. Paden. (2014). Deformation, warming and softening of Greenland’s ice by refreezing meltwater. Nature Geoscience, 7, 497–502. [PDF]
* Corresponding authors.
1. A. M. Abdi. (2013). Integrating Open Access Geospatial Data to Map the Habitat Suitability of the Declining Corn Bunting (Miliaria calandra). ISPRS International Journal of Geoinformation. 2(4):935-954. [Open Access]
18. E. S. Al-Kharusi, A. M. Abdi, D. E. Tenenbaum, T. Kutser, J. Karlsson, A-K. Bergström, M. Berggren. Retrieval of coloured dissolved organic matter for the assessment of water quality in northern lakes using Sentinel-2 data. ** In Review
17. A.-M. Virkkala, A. M. Abdi, M. Luoto, D. B. Metcalfe. Identifying multidisciplinary research gaps across Arctic terrestrial gradients. ** In Review
16. A. M. Abdi. Land cover and land use classification performance of machine learning algorithms in a boreal landscape using Sentinel-2 data. ** In Review
A. M. Abdi, A. Nandipati. (2009). Abu Dhabi Island: Analysis of Development and Vegetation Change Using Remote Sensing (1972-2000). In E. Chuvieco, J. Li, and X. Yang (Eds.). Advances in Earth Observation of Global Change (Chapter 4: pp. 62-74). Berlin: Springer-Verlag. DOI:10.1007/978-90-481-9085-0 [PDF]
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