Dr Pete Bunting
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  Journal Articles
Bunting P., and Gillingham S. The KEA image file format. Computing and Geosciences 57 pp 54-58 (Download as PDF)

Bunting, P., Armston, J., Lucas, R.M. and Clewley, D. Sorted Pulse Data (SPD) Library. Part I: A generic file format for LiDAR data from pulse laser systems in terrestrial environments. Computing and Geosciences (in press, accepted 01/2013).

Bunting, P., Armston, J., Clewley, D. and Lucas, R.M. Sorted Pulse Data (SPD) Library. Part II: A processing framework for LiDAR data from pulse laser systems in terrestrial environments. Computing and Geosciences (in press, accepted 01/2013).

Clewley, D., Lucas, R.M., Accad, A., Armston, J., Bowen, M., Dwyer, J., Bunting P et al. (2012). An approach to mapping forest growth stages in Queensland, Australia, through integration of ALOS PALSAR and Landsat sensor data. Remote Sensing, 4(8), 2236-2255.

Lucas, R.M., Medcalf, K., Brown, A., Bunting, P., Breyer, J., Clewley, D., Keyworth, S. and Blackmore, P. (2011). Updating the Phase 1 Habitat Map of Wales, UK, Using Satellite Sensor data. ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing. 66(1) pp 81-102

Lucas, R.M., Armston, J., Fairfax, R., Fensham, R., Accad, A., Carreiras, J., Kelley, J., Bunting, P., Clewley, D., Bray, S., Metcalfe, D., Dwyer, J., Bowen, M., Eyre, T. and Laidlaw, M. (2010). An Evaluation of the ALOS PALSAR L-Band Backscatter - Above Ground Biomass Relationship over Queensland, Australia. IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing. 3(4) pp 576 - 593

Bunting P, Lucas R.M., Jones, K and Bean A.R. (2010). Retrieval of the forest communities through the clustering of individual crown. Remote Sensing of Environment 114(11) pp 2536 - 2547

Bunting, P., Labrosse, F., and Lucas, R.M. (2010). A multi-scale, multi-resolution hierarchical approach to automatic tie point identification for multi-modal image registration. Image and Vision Computing, 28(8) pp 1173-1238.

Comber. A., Medcalf, K., Lucas, R.M., Bunting, P., Brown, A., Clewley, D., Breyer, J. and Keyworth, S. (2010) Managing uncertainty when aggregating from pixels to objects: habitats, context-sensitive mapping and possibility theory. International Journal of Remote Sensing, 31(4) pp 1061 - 1068.

Lucas, R.M., Bunting, P., Paterson, M. and Chisholm, M. (2008). Classification of Australian Forest Communities Using Aerial Photography, CASI and HyMap Data. Remote Sensing of Environment, 112, 2088-2103.

Lucas, R.M., Lee, A.C. and Bunting, P. (2008). Retrieving forest biomass through integration of CASI and LiDAR data. International Journal of Remote Sensing, 29(5), 1553-1577.

Essery R., Bunting P., Hardy J., Link T., Marks D., Melloh R., Pomeroy J., Rowlands A., and Rutter N. (2008) Radiative transfer modelling of coniferous canopy characterized by airborne remote sensing. Journal of Hydrometeorology, 9(2) pp 228-241

Lucas, R.M., Rowlands, A., Keyworth, S., Brown, A. and Bunting, P. (2007) Mapping habitats and agricultural land covers in Wales using multi-temporal remote sensing data. ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, 62(3), 165-185

Lucas, R.M., Cronin, N., Moghaddam, M., Lee, A., Armston, J., Bunting, P. and Witte, C. (2006). Integration of Radar and Landsat-derived Foliage Projected Cover for Woody Regrowth Mapping, Queensland, Australia. Remote Sensing of Environment, 100, 407-425.

Bunting, P. and Lucas R.M., (2006). The delineation of tree crowns within CASI data of Australian mixed species woodlands. Remote Sensing of Environment, 101, 230-248

  Conference Articles
Bunting P., Armston J., Lucas R.M., and Clewley D. (2011) Sorted Pulse Data (SPD) Format: A new file structure for storing and processing LiDAR data. Proceedings of SilviLaser 2011 11th international conference on LiDAR applications in forest assessment and inventory, Hobart, Australia, October 2011.

Bunting P., Armston J., Clewley D., and Lucas R.M. (2011) The Sorted Pulse Data Software Library (SPDLib): Open source tools for processing LiDAR data. Proceedings of SilviLaser 2011 11th international conference on LiDAR applications in forest assessment and inventory, Hobart, Australia, October 2011.

Armston J., Disney M., Lewis P., Scarth P., Bunting P., Lucas R. M., Phinn S., and Goodwin N. (2011) Comparison of discrete return and waveform airborne LiDAR derived estimates of fractional cover in an Australian savanna. Proceedings of SilviLaser 2011 11th international conference on LiDAR applications in forest assessment and inventory, Hobart, Australia, October 2011.

De Grandi G. F., Bunting P., Bouvet A., and Ainsworth T. L. (2011) Characterization of singular structures in the polarimetric DAR images by wavelet frames. Proceedings, International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS), Vancouver, Canada, July, 2011.

Lucas, R.M., Bunting, P., Armston, J., and Lee, A. (2010). The Injune Landscape Collaborative Project: An update on research activities. Proceedings, 15th Australian Remote Sensing and Photogrammetry Conference, Alice Springs, NT, Australia, September, 2010.

Clewley, D., Lucas, R.M., Armston, J., Bunting, P. and Dwyer, J (2010). Retrieval of forest structure and biomass from ALOS PALSAR and Landsat derived FPC using backscatter inversion. Proceedings, 15th Australian Remote Sensing and Photogrammetry Conference, Alice Springs, NT, Australia, September, 2010.

Clewley, D., Lucas, R.M., Moghaddam, M., Bunting, P., Dwyer, J. and Carreiras, J. (2010). Forest parameter retrieval from SAR data using an estimation algorithm applied to regrowing forest stands in Queensland, Australia. Proceedings, International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS), Honolulu, US, July, 2010.

Clewley, D., Lucas, R.M., Armston, J., Bunting, P. and Carreiras, J. (2009) Use of LiDAR data to support retrieval of savanna biomass and structure from SAR. Proceedings, International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS), Cape Town, South Africa, July, 2009.

Lucas, R.M., Carreiras, J.M.B., Proisy, C., and Bunting, P. (2008). ALOS PALSAR applications in the tropics and subtropics: characterisation, mapping and detecting change in forests and coastal wetlands. Proceedings of the Second Joint PI Symposium of ALOS Data Nodes for ALOS Science Program, Rhodes (Greece), 3-7 November 2008

Armston, J., Lucas, R., Carreiras, J. and Bunting, P. (2008). Integration of Landsat and ALOS PALSAR data for mapping vegetation structure in Queensland. Proceedings, 14th Australian Remote Sensing and Photogrammetry Conference, Darwin, NT, Australia, October, 2008.

Bunting, P., He, W., Zwigglaar, R., and Lucas R.M. (2008). Combining textural and hyperspectral information for the classification of tree species in Australian savanna woodlands.. Proceedings, 14th Australian Remote Sensing and Photogrammetry Conference, Darwin, NT, Australia, October, 2008.

Lucas, R., Lee, A., Armston, J., Breyer, J., Bunting, P., and Carreiras, J.M.B. (2008). Advances in Forest Characterisation, Mapping and Monitoring Through Integration of LiDAR and other Remote Sensing Datasets. Proceedings of Silvilaser 2008: 8th international conference on LiDAR applications in forest assessment and inventory, Edinburgh (UK), 17-19 September 2008

Lucas, R.M., Carreiras, J., Bunting, P., Armston, J. and Clewley, D. (2008). Forest parameter retrieval from SAR intensity data. Proceedings, International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS), Boston, US, July, 2008.

Bunting, P., Lucas, R.M. and Labrosse, F. (2008). An area-based technique for image-to-image registration of multi-modal remote sensing data. Proceedings, International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS), Boston, US, July, 2008.

Comber, A., Brown, A., Medcalf, K., Lucas, R., Clewley, D., Breyer, J., Bunting, P. and Keyworth, S., (2008). Moving from Pixels to Parcels: the Use of Possibility Theory to Explore the Uncertainty Associated object Oriented Remote Sensing, pp. 487-500 in Headway in Spatial Data Handling, Proceedings of 13th International Symposium on Spatial Data Handling, (eds. Anne Ruas and Christopher Gold), Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, ISBN 978-3-540-68565-4, DOI 10.1007/978-3-540-68566-1.

Comber A., Medcalf K., Lucas R.M., Keyworth S., Brown A., Clewley D., Breyer J., and Bunting P. (2008). A method for managing uncertainty when aggregating from pixels to parcels: context sensitive mapping and possibility theory, Paper 32 in Proceedings of the Remote Sensing and Photogrammetry Society Conference 2008 "Measuring change in the Earth system" (ed Karen Anderson). University of Exeter, 15-17 September 2008

Lucas, R.M., Carreiras, J.M.B., Bunting, P. and Armston, J. (2007). Pre-processing and geocoding of ALOS PALSAR data over Queensland, Australia. Proceedings, ALOS PI Workshop, Kyoto, Japan, November, 2007.

Lucas, R.M., Carreiras, J., Bunting, P. and Armston, J. (2007). ALOS PALSAR for characterising wooded savannas in northern Australia. Proceedings, ALOS PI Workshop, Kyoto, Japan, November, 2007

Bunting, P. and Lucas, R.M. (2006). Tree to landscape mapping of forest species distributions from hyperspectral remote sensing data. Proceedings, 13th Australasian Remote Sensing and Photogrammetry Conference, Canberra, Australia, November, 2006.

Bunting, P. and Lucas, R.M. (2006). Differentiating tree species from hyperspectral remote Sensing data. Proceedings, International Union of Forest Research Organisations (IUFRO) on Human Impacts on Forested Landscapes, September, 2006.

Breyer, J., Bunting, P. and Lucas, R.M. (2006). Discrimination of semi-natural habitats in Wales through use of multi-temporal satellite sensor data. Proceedings, International Union of Forest Research Organisations (IUFRO) on Human Impacts on Forested Landscapes, September, 2006.

Bunting, P., Paterson, M. and Lucas, R.M. (2006). Discrimination of tree species in Australian woodlands using hyperspectral CASI data. Workshop, 3D Remote Sensing in Forestry, Vienna, Australia, 14-13 February, 2006.

Lucas, R.M., Lee, A.C., Bunting, P. and Williams, M. (2006). Forest reconstruction from LiDAR and CASI data: A case study from Australia. Workshop, 3D Remote Sensing in Forestry, Vienna, Australia, 14-13 February, 2006.

  Books and Chapter
Pears, N, Liu, Y. and Bunting, P. (2012) 3D Imaging, Analysis and Applications, Springer London. ISBN 978-1-4471-4063-4

Lucas, R.M., Armston, J., Lee, A.C., Carreiras, J., Viergever, K, Bunting, P., Clewley, D., Moghaddam, M., Siqueira, P. and Woodhouse, I. (2010). Quantifying Carbon in Wooded Savannas: The Role of Active Sensors in Measurements of Structure and Biomass. In: Ecosystem Function in Savannas: Measurement and Modelling at Landscape to Global Scales, Eds. M.J. Hill and N.P. Hanan, Taylor and Francis.

Bunting, P, He, W, Zwiggelaar, R and Lucas, RM (2009) Combining textural and hyperspectral information for the classification of tree species in Australian savanna woodlands, In: Lecture Notes in Geoinformation and Cartography: Innovations in Remote Sensing and Photogrammetry, S. Jones and K. Reinke (Eds.), Springer, 19-26.

Lucas, R.M., Mitchell, A and Bunting, P (2008) Hyperspectral Remote Sensing of Tropical and Subtropical Forests, In: Hyperspectral Applications in Forestry, M. Kalascka, (Ed.), Wiley. 70-86.

Lucas, R.M., Accad, A., Randall, L. and Bunting, P. (2008) Assessing human impacts on Australian forests through integration of airborne/spaceborne remote sensing data, In: Patterns and Processes in Forest Landscapes: Multiple uses and sustainable management, R. Lafortezza, J. Chen, G. Sanesi and T.R. Crow (Eds.), pp. 213-240, Springer.

Comber, A., Brown, A., Medcalf, K, Lucas, R.M., Clewley, D., Breyer, J, Bunting, P. and Keyworth, S. (2008). Moving from Pixels to Parcels: The use of possibility theory to explore the uncertainty associated with object-orientated remote sensing. In: Headway in Spatial Data Handling, A. Ruas and C. Gold (Eds.), 487-500, Springer Berlin Heidelberg.

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