Brenning, Alexander

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Alexander Brenning

Humboldt Fellow, University of Heidelberg

Associate Professor – Geography and Environmental Management

University of Waterloo

200 University Ave. W – Waterloo, ON – Canada N2L 3G1





1) Torres, H.J., A. Brenning & J.-L. García (2014). Balance de masa del glaciar cubierto del Pirámide (Chile Central, 33°S) entre 1965 y 2000 aplicando métodos geodésicos. Espacios, in press.

2) Brenning, A., M. Schwinn, A. P. Ruíz-Páez & J. Muenchow (2014). Landslide susceptibility near highways is increased by one order of magnitude in the Andes of southern Ecuador, Loja province. Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences Discussions, 2, 1945-1975

3) Petschko H, Brenning A, Bell R, Goetz J, Glade T. 2014. Assessing the quality of landslide susceptibility maps – case study Lower Austria. Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences, 14: 95-118

4) Xu, A, Li, J, Brenning, A, 2013. A comparative study of different classification techniques for marine oil spill identification using RADARSAT-1 imagery. Remote Sensing of Environment, 141: 14-23.

5) Soliman A, Heck RJ, Brenning A, Brown R, Miller S. 2013. Remote Sensing of Soil Moisture in Vineyards Using Airborne and Ground-Based Thermal Inertia Data. Remote Sensing, 5(8), 3729-3748

6) Puertas OL, Brenning A, Meza FJ, 2013. Balancing misclassification errors of land cover classification maps using support vector machines and Landsat imagery in the Maipo river basin (Central Chile, 1975–2010). Remote Sensing of Environment, 137: 112-123.

7) Brenning, A. 2012. Sperrorest: Spatial Error Estimation and Variable Importance. R package, available online from CRAN.

8) Apaloo J, Brenning A, Bodin, X, 2012. Interactions between Seasonal Snow Cover, Ground Surface Temperature and Topography (Andes of Santiago, Chile, 33.5°S). Permafrost and Periglacial Processes. doi: 10.1002/ppp.1753

9) Peña MA, Brenning A, Sagredo A, 2012. Constructing satellite-derived hyperspectral indices sensitive to canopy structure variables of a Cordilleran Cypress (Austrocedrus chilensis) forest. ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, 74: 1-10.

10) Brenning, A., 2012. Spatial cross-validation and bootstrap for the assessment of prediction rules in remote sensing: the R package ‘sperrorest’. 2012 IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS), 23-27 July 2012, pp. 5372-5375, doi: 10.1109/IGARSS.2012.6352393

11) Brenning A, Long S, Fieguth P, 2012. Detecting rock glacier flow structures using Gabor filters and IKONOS imagery. Remote Sensing of Environment, 125: 227-237

12) Boeckli, L., A. Brenning, S. Gruber, J. Noetzli, 2012. Permafrost distribution in the European Alps: calculation and evaluation of an index map and summary statistics. The Cryosphere, 6, 807-820, doi:10.5194/tc-6-807-2012

13) Muenchow, J., A. Brenning, M. Richter, 2012. Geomorphic process rates of landslides along a humidity gradient in the tropical Andes. Geomorphology, 139-140, 271-284, doi:10.1016/j.geomorph.2011.10.029

14) Brenning, A., Peña, M. A., Long, S., and Soliman, A., 2012. Thermal remote sensing of ice-debris landforms using ASTER: an example from the Chilean Andes. The Cryosphere, 6, 367-382, doi:10.5194/tc-6-367-2012

15) Brenning, A. (2005): Spatial prediction models for landslide hazards: review, comparison and evaluation. Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences, 5(6): 853-862. SRef-ID: 1684-9981/nhess/2005-5-853

16) Brenning, A. (2009): Benchmarking classifiers to optimally integrate terrain analysis and multispectral remote sensing in automatic rock glacier detection. Remote Sensing of Environment, 113(1): 239-247.

17) Brenning, A. 2007-2011. RSAGA: SAGA geoprocessing and terrain analysis in R. R package, available online from CRAN.

18) Boeckli L, Brenning A, Gruber S, Noetzli J. 2012. A statistical approach to modelling permafrost distribution in the European Alps or similar mountain ranges. The Cryosphere, 6: 125-140.

19) Brenning, A., B. Mills & J. Andrey (2011). Indirect modeling of hourly time series data for winter road maintenance. Environmetrics, 22(3): 398-408. doi: 10.1002/env.1072

20) Adler, W., A. Brenning, S. Potapov, M. Schmid & B. Lausen (2011): Ensemble classification of paired data. Computational Statistics & Data Analysis, 55(5): 1933-1941

21) Goetz, J., R. Guthrie & A. Brenning (2011): Integrating physical and empirical landslide susceptibility models using generalized additive models. Geomorphology, 129(3-4): 376-386.

22) Kasurak A, Kelly R, Brenning A. 2011. Linear mixed modelling of snow distribution in the central Yukon. Hydrological Processes, 25(21), 3332-3346.

23) Müller MEH, Koszinski S, Brenning A, Verch G, Korn U, Sommer M. 2011. Within-field variation of mycotoxin contamination of winter wheat is related to indicators of soil moisture. Plant and Soil, 342(1-2): 289-300.

24) Brenning, A. & G.F. Azocar (2010): Statistical analysis of topographic and climatic controls and multispectral signatures of rock glaciers in the dry Andes, Chile (27°-33°S). Permafrost and Periglacial Processes, 21(1): 54-66

25) Knudby, A., E. LeDrew & A. Brenning (2010a): Predictive mapping of reef fish species richness, diversity and biomass in Zanzibar using IKONOS imagery and machine-learning techniques. Remote Sensing of Environment, 114: 1230-1241

26) Bodin, X., F. Rojas & A. Brenning (2010): Status and evolution of the cryosphere in the Andes of Santiago (Chile, 33.5°S). Geomorphology, 118: 453-464

27) Brenning A., Azocar GF. 2010. Minería y glaciares rocosos: impactos ambientales, antecedentes políticos y legales, y perspectivas futuras. Revista de geografía Norte Grande, 47: 143-158.

28) Knudby, A., A. Brenning & E. LeDrew (2010b): New approaches for modeling fish-habitat relationships. Ecological Modelling, 221: 503-511

29) Azócar, G.F. & A. Brenning (2010): Hydrological and geomorphological significance of rock glaciers in the dry Andes, Chile (27°-33°S). Permafrost and Periglacial Processes, 21(1): 42-53

30) Müller, M.E.H., A. Brenning, G. Verch, S. Koszinski, M. Sommer (2010): Multifactorial spatial analysis of mycotoxin contamination of winter wheat at the field and landscape scale. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment, 139: 245-254

31) Kühn J, Brenning A, Wehrhan M, Koszinski S, Sommer M. 2009. Interpretation of electrical conductivity patterns by soil properties and geological maps for precision agriculture. Precision Agriculture,10 (6): 490-507.

32) Brenning A. 2008. Statistical geocomputing combining R and SAGA: The example of landslide susceptibility analysis with generalized additive models. In: J. Böhner, T. Blaschke & L. Montanarella (eds.), SAGA – Seconds Out (= Hamburger Beiträge zur Physischen Geographie und Landschaftsökologie, 19), 23-32.

33) Brenning, A. (2008): The impact of mining on rock glaciers and glaciers: examples from Central Chile. Chapter 14 in B. S. Orlove, E. Wiegandt & B. Luckman (eds.), Darkening peaks: glacier retreat, science, and society. University of California Press, Berkeley, p. 196-205.

34) Brenning, A. & B. Lausen (2008): Estimating error rates in the classification of paired organs. Statistics in Medicine, 27(22): 4515-4531.

35) Brenning, A. & G. Dubois (2008): Towards generic real-time mapping algorithms for environmental monitoring and emergency detection. Stochastic Environmental Research and Risk Assessment, 22(5): 601-611.

36) Brenning A, Koszinski S, Sommer M. 2008. Geostatistical homogenization of soil conductivity across field boundaries. Geoderma, 143: 254-260.

37) Brenning A., Piotraschke H, Leithold P. 2008. Geostatistical analysis of on-farm trials in Precision Agriculture. In J. M. Ortiz & X. Emery (eds.), GEOSTATS 2008, Proceedings of the Eighth International Geostatistics Congress, 1-5 December 2008, Santiago, Chile, 2: 1131-1136.

38) Azócar, G. F. & A. Brenning (2008): Intervenciones en glaciares rocosos en Minera Los Pelambres, Región de Coquimbo, Chile. Technical report, University of Waterloo, 14 pp.

39) Brenning, A. 2007-2011. RPyGeo: ArcGIS geoprocessing in R via Python. R package, available online from CRAN.

40) Brenning, A., M. Grasser & D. Friend (2007): Statistical estimation and generalized additive modeling of rock glacier distribution in the San Juan Mountains, Colorado, USA. Journal of Geophysical Research – Earth Surface, 112: F02S15.

41) Brenning A, Trombotto D. 2006. Logistic regression modeling of rock glacier and glacier distribution: topographic and climatic controls in the semi-arid Andes. Geomorphology, 81(1-2): 141-154.

42) Brenning, A., K. Kaden & S. Itzerott (2006): Comparing classifiers for crop identification based on multitemporal Landsat TM/ETM data. Proceedings, Second Workshop of the EARSeL Special Interest Group Remote Sensing of Land Use and Land Cover (EARSeL-LULC), 28-30 Sep 2006, Bonn, Germany, p. 64-71

43) Brenning, A. (2005): Geomorphological, hydrological and climatic significance of rock glaciers in the Andes of Central Chile (33-35°S). Permafrost and Periglacial Processes, 16(3): 231-240.

44) Brenning, A., S. Gruber & M. Hoelzle (2005): Sampling and statistical analyses of BTS measurements. Permafrost and Periglacial Processes, 16(4): 383-393.

45) Brenning, A. (2005): Climatic and geomorphological controls of rock glaciers in the Andes of Central Chile: Combining statistical modelling and field mapping. Ph.D. dissertation, Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Fakultät II, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. Electronic publication, urn:nbn:de:kobv:11-10049648

46) Plattner, C., L. N. Braun & A. Brenning (2004): The spatial variability of snow accumulation on Vernagtferner, Austrian Alps, in Winter 2003/2004. Zeitschrift für Gletscherkunde und Glazialgeologie, 39: 43-57.

47) Brenning, A. & K. G. van den Boogaart (2001): Geostatistics without Stationarity Assumptions within GIS. Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the International Association for Mathematical Geology (IAMG), 6-12 Sep 2001, Cancún, Mexico, 14 pp.

48) Diario Financiero news article, 17 May 2011: “Cambio climático y minería impactan en glaciares rocosos” by F. Orellana

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