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Chandra D Holifield Collins
Southwest Watershed Research
Plant Physiologist

Phone: (520) 647-9287
Fax: (520) 670-5550
Room NONE
2000 E ALLEN RD
TUCSON, AZ, 85719-1596


Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Using long-term datasets to study exotic plant invasions on rangelands in the western United States - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Morris, C.E., Morris, L., Leffler, J.A., Holifield Collins, C.D., Forman, A.D., Weltz, M.A., Kitchen, S.G. 2013. Using long-term datasets to study exotic plant invasions on rangelands in the western United States. Journal of Arid Environments. 95:65-74.
A geomorphic perspective on terrain-modulated organization of vegetation productivity: Analysis in two semiarid grassland ecosystems in Southwestern United States - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (27-Sep-12)
Utilizing long-term ARS data to compare and contrast hydroclimatic trends from snow and rainfall dominated watersheds 2142 - (Proceedings) - (06-Sep-11)
Runoff and erosional response to a drought-induced shift in a desert grassland community composition - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Polyakov, V.O., Nearing, M.A., Stone, J.J., Hamerlynck, E.P., Nichols, M.H., Holifield Collins, C.D., Scott, R.L. 2010. Runoff and erosional response to a drought-induced shift in a desert grassland community composition. Journal of Geophysical Research-Biogeosciences. 115: 1-8. G04027.
Likelihood parameter estimation for calibrating a soil moisture using radar backscatter - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nearing, G.S., Moran, M.S., Thorp, K.R., Holifield Collins, C.D., Slack, D.C. 2010. Likelihood parameter estimation for calibrating a soil moisture using radar backscatter. Remote Sensing of Environment. 114: 2564-2574.
Soil Evaporation Response to Lehmann Lovegrass (Eragrostis lehmanniana) Invasion in a Semiarid Watershed - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Moran, M.S., Scott, R.L., Hamerlynck, E.P., Green, K.N., Emmerich, W.E., Holifield Collins, C.D. 2009. Soil Evaporation Response to Lehmann Lovegrass (Eragrostis lehmanniana) Invasion in a Semiarid Watershed. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology. 149:2133-2142.
Soil Evaporative Response to Lehmann Lovegrass Eragrostis lehmanniana Invasion in a Semiarid Watershed 1982 - (Proceedings) - (01-Oct-08)
Vegetation Data, Walnut Gulch Experimental Watershed, Arizona, United States 1855 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Skirvin, S., Kidwell, M., Biedenbender, S.H., Henley, F.P., King, D.M., Holifield Collins, C.D., Moran, M.S., Weltz, M.A. 2008. Vegetation Data, Walnut Gulch Experimental Watershed, Arizona, United States. Water Resources Research, Vol. 44, W05S08, doi:10.1029/2006WR005724.
A Remote Sensing Approach for Estimating Distributed Daily Net Carbon Dioxide Flux in Semiarid Grasslands 1878 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Holifield Collins, C.D., Emmerich, W.E., Moran, M.S., Hernandez, M., Scott, R.L., Bryant, R., King, D., Verdugo, C.L. 2008. A remote sensing approach for estimating distributed daily net carbon dioxide flux in semiarid grasslands. Water Resources Research, Vol. 44, W05S17, doi:10.1029/2006WR005699.
Assessing Vegetation Change Temporally and Spatially in Southeastern Arizona 1882 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
King, D.M., Skirvin, S., Holifield Collins, C.D., Moran, M.S., Biedenbender, S., Kidwell, M., Weltz, M.A., Diaz-Gutierrez, A. 2008. Assessing Vegetation Change Temporally and Spatially in Southeastern Arizona. Water Resources Research, Vol. 44, W05S15, doi:10.1029/2006WR005850.
Appropriate scale of soil moisture retrieval from high-resolution radar imagery for bare and minimally vegetated soils 1859 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Thoma, D., Moran, M.S., Bryant, R., Rahman, M., Holifield Collins, C.D., Keefer, T.O., Noriega, R., Osman, I., Skirvin, S., Tischler, M., Bosch, D.D., Starks, P.J., Peters-Lidard, C. 2008. Appropriate scale of soil moisture retrieval from high-resolution radar imagery for bare and minimally vegetated soils. Remote Sensing of Environment. 112:403-414.
Preface to special section on Fifty Years of Research and Data Collection: U.S. Department of Agriculture Walnut Gulch Experimental Watershed 1930 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Moran, M.S., Emmerich, W.E., Goodrich, D.C., Heilman, P., Holifield Collins, C.D., Keefer, T.O., Nearing, M.A., Nichols, M.H., Renard, K.G., Scott, R.L., Smith, J.R., Stone, J.J., Unkrich, C.L., Wong, J.K. 2008. Preface to special section on Fifty Years of Research and Data Collection: U.S. Department of Agriculture Walnut Gulch Experimental Watershed. Water Resources Research, Vol. 44, W05S01, doi:10.1029/2007WR006083.
Long-term remote sensing database, Walnut Gulch Experimental Watershed, Arizona, United States 1854 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Moran, M.S., Holifield Collins, C.D., Goodrich, D.C., Qi, J., Shannon, D.T., Olsson, A. 2008. Long-term remote sensing database, Walnut Gulch Experimental Watershed, Arizona, United States. Water Resources Research. Vol. 44, W05S10, doi:10.1029/2006WR005689.
Mapping Surface Roughness and Soil Moisture Using Multi-Angle Radar Imagery Without Ancillary Data 1832 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rahman, M.M., Moran, M.S., Thoma, D.P., Bryant, R., Holifield Collins, C.D., Jackson, T.J., Orr, B.J., Tischler, M. 2008. Mapping surface roughness and soil moisture using multi-angle radar imagery without ancillary data. Remote Sensing of Environment. 112:391-402.
A Derivation of Roughness Correlation Length for Parameterizing Radar Backscatter Models 1703 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rahman, M.M., Moran, M.S., Thoma, D., Bryant, R., Sano, E.E., Holifield Collins, C.D., Skirvin, S.M., Kerschner, C., Orr, B. 2007. A derivation of roughness correlation length for parameterizing radar backscatter models. International J. of Remote Sensing. 1-18.
Measuring Surface Roughness Height to Parameterize Radar Backscatter Models for Retrieval of Surface Soil Moisture 1704 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bryant, R., Moran, M.S., Thoma, D., Holifield Collins, C.D., Skirvin, S.M., Rahman, M., Slocum, K., Starks, P.J., Bosch, D.D., Gonzalez-Dugo, M.P. 2007. Measuring surface roughness height to parameterize radar backscatter models for retrieval of surface soil moisture. IEEE Geosci. and Rem. Sens. Letters 4(1): 137-141.
Comparison of Four Models for Determining Surface Soil Moisture from C-Band Radar Imagery 1702 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Thoma, D., Moran, M.S., Bryant, R., Rahman, M.M., Holifield Collins, C.D., Skirvin, S.M., Sano, E.E., Slocum, K. 2005. Comparison of four models for determining surface soil moisture from c-band radar imagery. Water Resources Research 42(1): 1-12.
Comparison of Two Methods for Extracting Surface Soil Moisture from C-Band Radar Imagery 1634 - (Proceedings)
Thoma, D., Moran, M.S., Bryant, R., Rahman, M., Holifield Collins, C.D., Skirvin, S.M. 2004. Comparison of two methods for extracting surface soil moisture from c-band radar imagery.Proc. Internat'l. Geosci. and Rem. Sens. Sym., Sept. 20-24, Anchorage, AK, 4 p.
Mapping Daily Net Co2 Flux from Grasslands Using Remote Sensing 1539 - (Abstract Only)
AGU Winter Meeting, San Fransisco, CA., Abstracts, unpaginated.
Estimating Regional Daytime Net Carbon Dioxide Flux Using Remotely Sensed Instantaneous Measurements 1516 - (Proceedings)
Holifield, C.D., Emmerich, W.E., Moran, M.S., Bryant, R., Verdugo, C.L. 2003. Estimating regional daytime net carbon dioxide flux using remotely sensed instantaneous measurements. Proceedings First Interagency Conference on Research in the Watersheds. Oct. 27-30, 2003, Benson, AZ., pp. 517-521.
Evaluation of Hyperspectral, Infrared Temperature and Radar Measurements for Monitoring Surface Soil Moisture 1517 - (Proceedings)
Bryant, R., Thoma, D., Moran, M.S., Holifield, C.D., Goodrich, D.C., Keefer, T.O., Paige, G., Williamd, D., Skirvin, S.M. 2003. Evaluation of hyperspectral, infrared temperature and radar measurements for monitoring surface soil moisture. Proceedings First Interagency Conference on Research in the Watersheds. Oct. 27-30, 2003, Benson, AZ., pp. 528-533.
Evaluation of Hyperspectral, Infrared Temperature and Radar Measurements for Monitoring Surface Soil Moisture 1517 - (Proceedings)
Proc. 1st Interagency Conf. on Research in the Watersheds, Oct. 27-30, 2003, Benson,AZ., pp. 528-523.
Data Continuity of Earth Observing-1 (Eo-1) Advanced Land Imager (Ali) and Landsat Tm and Etm+ 1640 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bryant, R.B., Moran, M.S., Mcelroy, S.A., Holifield, C.D., Thome, K.J., Miura, T., Biggar, S.F. 2003. Data continuity of earth observing-1 (eo-1) advanced land imager (ali) and landsat tm and etm+. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing. 41:1204-1214.
A Remote Sensing Approach for Estimating Regional Grassland Carbon Dioxide Flux 1485 - (Proceedings)
Proc. EPA Conf. on Spectral Remote Sensing of Vegetation, March 12-14, 2003, Las Vegas, NV, Unpaginated CD Rom.
A Refined Empirical Line Approach for Retrieving Surface Reflectance from Eo-1 Ali Images 1465 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Moran, M.S., Bryant, R., Holifield Collins, C.D., Mcelroy, S. 2003. A refined empirical line approach for retrieving surface reflectance from EO-1 ali images. Rem. Sens. Env. 78:71-82.
Temporal and Spatial Changes in Grassland Transpiration Detected Using Landsat and Etm+ Imagery 1440 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Holifield Collins, C.D., Mcelroy, S., Moran, M.S., Bryant, R., Miura, T., Emmerich, W.E. 2003. Temporal and spatial changes in grassland transpiration detected using landsat and etm+ imagery. Can. J. Rem. Sens. 29(2):259-270.
Temporal and Spatial Changes in Grassland Transpiration Detected Using Landsat Imagery 1439 - (Proceedings)
Holifield, C.D., Mcelroy, S., Moran, M.S., Bryant, R., Miura, T., Gao, X., Huete, A. 2002. Temporal and spatial changes in grassland transpiration detected using landsat imagery. International Society Remote Sensing of Environment. p. 495-497.
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