Department of Geosciences, Boise State University
PhD, Geosciences, Boise State University, Idaho, present
MSc, Geology, Bowling Green State University, Ohio, 2014
BSc, Geology, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka, 2009
Ecosystem characterization, modeling and monitoring using terrestrial and airborne lidar (both waveform and discrete return).
Empirical methods for remote sensing of nitrogen in drylands may lead to unreliable interpretation of ecosystem function. Dashti, H., Glenn, N.F., Ustin, S., Mitchell, J.J., Qi, Y., Ilangakoon, N.T., Flores, A.N., Silvan-Cardenas, J., Zhao, K., Spaete, L.P., and M.A. de Graaff (2019): IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing
Regional scale dryland vegetation classification with an integrated lidar-hyperspectral approach. Dashti, H., Poley, A., Glenn, N.F., Ilangakoon, N., Spaete, L., Roberts, D., Enterkine, J., Flores, A.N., Ustin, S.L., and J.J. Mitchell (2019): Remote Sensing
Constraining plant functional types in a semi-arid ecosystem with waveform lidar. Ilangakoon, N.T., Glenn, N.F., Dashti, H., Painter, T.H., Mikesell, T.D., Spaete, L.P., Mitchell, J.J. and K. Shannon (2018): Remote Sensing of Environment
Papers and books that explicitly acknowledge a CZO grant are highlighted in PALE ORANGE.
Characterization of low-height vegetation with waveform LiDAR. Ilangakoon, N., Glenn, N.F., and L. Spaete (2015): (IASE) Annual Symposium, Boise State University
Quantification of Sagebrush Leaf Area Index (LAI) from Terrestrial Laser Scanning. Ilangakoon, N., Glenn, N.F., and P. Olsoy (2015): Great Basin Conference, Boise, ID
Individual and Plot Level Shrub Characterization with Full Waveform LiDAR. Ilangakoon, N., Glenn, N.F., Dashti, D., and L. Spaete (2015): NASA ARSET Workshop, Pocatello, ID
Spatial Patterns of Vegetation Biomass and Soil Organic Carbon Acquired from Airborne Lidar and Hyperspectral Imagery at Reynolds Creek Critical Zone Observatory. Li, A., Will, R., Glenn, N., Benner, S., Spaete< L., and N. Ilangakoon (2015): American Geophysical Union, San Francisco, CA