Dr. Daniel L. CivcoDaniel L. Civco

Professor Emeritus

Former Co-Director of CLEAR
Department of Natural Resources & the Environment

Office: University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269-4087
Email: daniel.civco@uconn.edu


Professional Experience

Recent Honors and Awards




BS, 1974 University of Connecticut Natural Resource Conservation
MS, 1976 University of Connecticut Landscape Planning
PhD, 1987 University of Connecticut Remote Sensing

Professional Experience

2004 - 2016 University of Connecticut Professor
1996 - 2004 University of Connecticut Associate Professor
1992 - 1996 University of Connecticut Assistant Professor
1976 - 1992 University of Connecticut Research Associate

Recent Honors and Awards

2010 ASPRS SAIC Estes Memorial Teaching Award
2008 Phi Kappa Phi
2007 National Award for Excellence in College and University Teaching in the Food and Agricultural Sciences. National Award (1st Place). National Association of State Universities and Land Grant Colleges. USDA and CSREES.
2007 ESRI Best Practices in Science Modeling Challenge (with J. Parent and S. Angel) (1stplace)
2004 University of Connecticut Teaching Fellow
2003 Elected Fellow, American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ASPRS)
2003 ASPRS ESRI Award (1st Place) for Best Scientific Paper in GIS 2003
2003 North American Colleges of Teachers of Agriculture Teaching Award of Merit
2001 University of Connecticut Chancellor's Information Technology Award
2001 ASPRS ESRI Award for Best Scientific Paper in GIS (1stplace)
1999 ASPRS ERDAS Award for Best Scientific Paper in Remote Sensing (2nd place)
1999 UCANRAA Excellence in Teaching Award
1997 ASPRS ESRI Award for Best Scientific Paper in GIS (1stplace)
1992 American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing Merit Award
1992 Kinsman Award for Excellence in Teaching for Junior Faculty

Selected Current or Recent Grants

  • Training forestry graduates in landscape-scale sustainability planning: integrating decision science with social-ecological geospatial models. Co-Investigator (C. Rittenhouse, PI). USDA National Needs Fellowship program to support three PhD students in Sustainable Forest Resources. $238,500. 2014-2016.
  • Agroforestry riparian project for biofuel and environmental benefits. Co-Investigator. (J. Clausen, PI). Storrs Agricultural Experiment Station. October 1, 2012 - September 30, 2017.
  • Object-oriented land cover classification of multitemporal, multisource remote sensing data. Principal Investigator. Storrs Agricultural Experiment Station. October 1, 2011 - September 30, 2015.
  • Forest susceptibility to non-native woody plant invasion under different forest management practices. Co-Investigator (J. Volin, PI). Storrs Agricultural Experiment Station. October 1, 2012 - September 30, 2016
  • Global warming impacts on CT saltmarsh ecosystems and consequent effects on salt marsh vulnerability to sealevel rise. Yale University. May 1-September 30, 2011. $8,333.
  • Long Island Sound Marsh MigrationAnimation. Principal Investigator. The Nature Conservancy Global ClimateChange Initiative. July-August 2010. $4,054.
  • American Chestnut in ConnecticutDeveloping Geospatial Models for the Prediction of Probable Sites for FindingFlowering Sprouts and Habitat Suitability for Reintroduction. PrincipalInvestigator. Connecticut Chapter of the American Chestnut Foundation. August1, 2010 – December 31, 2010. $6,000.
  • Multi-temporal Assessment ofConnecticut Lake Water Clarity Using Landsat Satellite Imagery. PrincipalInvestigator. Connecticut Institute for Water Resources. March 1, 2009 toFebruary 28, 2011. $24.080.
  • Object-oriented land coverclassification of spatially-enhanced satellite remote sensing data. PrincipalInvestigator. Storrs Agricultural Experiment Station. October 1, 2009 toSeptember 30, 2011. $ 63,312.
  • Long Island Sound’s Changing SaltMarshes: A remote sensing analysis of sea level rise and possible salt marshmigration. Principal Investigator. The Nature Conservancy ConnecticutChapter, New Haven, CT. September 1, 2009 to March 31, 2010. $ 36,046.
  • Fifth International Workshop onthe Analysis of Multi-Temporal Remote Sensing Imagery (MultiTemp 2009)Co-sponsorship Agreement. Principal Investigator US EPA, NASA, and USGS.April 1, 2008 to December 31, 2009. $ 45,696.
  • A Multi-scale Approach to theForecast of Potential Distributions of Invasive Plant Species. EcologicalImpacts from the Interactions of Climate Change, Land Use Change and InvasiveSpecies: A Joint Research Solicitation–EPA&USDA. EPA-G2007-STAR-H2Terrestrial Ecosystems. Co-Principal Investigator. (John Silander, UConn EEB,Principal Investigator). May 1, 2008 to December 31, 2011. $545,000.
  • Mapping of Key Habitats forSpecies of Greatest Conservation Need. Principal Investigator. ConnecticutDepartment of Environmental Protection. March 1, 2008 - April 30, 2009.$85,992.
  • Connecticut's Changing SaltMarshes: A Remote Sensing Analysis of Sea Level Rise and Possible Salt MarshMigration. Principal Investigator. Nature Conservancy. October 1, 2007 –September 30, 2008. $10,000.
  • Coupling of Spatially-distributedNon-point Source Pollution, Urban Growth, and Forest Fragmentation Models.Principal Investigator. Storrs Agricultural Experiment Station. October 1,2006 to September 30, 2008. $104,737.
  • Incorporating NASA’s AppliedSciences Data and Technologies into Local Government Decision Support in theNational Application areas of Coastal Management, Water Management, EcologicForecasting and Invasive Species. Principal Investigator. NationalAeronautics and Space Administration. January 1, 2005 – April 14, 2008.$2,612,797
  • Causes and Consequences of UrbanExpansion. National Science Foundation. Co-Investigator (Stephen Sheppard, WilliamsCollege, Principal Investigator). July 1, 2004-June 30, 2007. $111,422.
  • Application of Remote SensingTechnologies for the Delineation and Assessment of Coastal Marshes and theirConstituent Species. Co-Principal Investigator. US EPA Long Island SoundStudy Research Fund. April 1, 2004 – March 31, 2006. $179,159.
  • Mapping and Monitoring Changes inImpervious Surfaces in the Long Island Sound Watershed. PrincipalInvestigator. US EPA Long Island Sound Study. July 1, 2003 – June 30, 2004.$102,884.
  • Remote sensing and GIS analysis oflandscape parcelization and forest fragmentation . Principal Investigator.Storrs Agricultural Experiment Station. October 1, 2002 - September 30, 2005.$127,794.
  • Extraction of Land CoverInformation at the Landsat TM Subpixel Level: A Systematic Evaluation.Principal Investigator. Storrs Agricultural Experiment Station. October 1,2000 - September 30, 2002. $ 62,747.
  • Better Land Use Planning for theUrbanizing Northeast: Creating a Network of Value-Added GeospatialInformation, Tools, and Education for Land Use Decision Makers. Co-PrincipalInvestigator. NASA Regional Earth Science Applications Center (RESAC),NRA-98-OES-08. January 1, 1999 – December 31, 2001. $1,100,000.

Selected Publications


  • Parent, J.P., J.C. Volin and D.L. Civco. 2015. A fully-automated approach to land cover mapping with airborne LiDAR and high resolution multispectral imagery in a forested suburban landscape. ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing 104 (2015) 18–29.
  • Zhang. C., W. Lei, and D. Civco. 2014. Application of Geographically Weighted Regression to gap-fill of SLC-off Landsat ETM+ satellite imagery. International Journal of Remote Sensing.3(22):7650-7672, DOI: 10.1080/01431161.2014.975377.
  • Zhang D, C. Zhang, W. Li, R.G. Cromley, D. Hanink, D.L. Civco, and D. Travis. 2014. Restoration of the missing pixel information caused by contrails in multispectral remotely sensed imagery. Journal of Applied Remote Sens. 0001;8(1):083698.
  • Witharana C. and D.L. Civco. 2014. Optimizing multi-resolution segmentation scale using empirical methods: Exploring the sensitivity of the supervised discrepancy measure Euclidean distance 2 (ED2). ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing 87(1):108-121.
  • Witharana C., D.L. Civco, and T.H Meyer. 2014. Evaluation of data fusion and image segmentation in earth observation based rapid mapping workflows. ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing 87(1):1-18.
  • Witharana, C. and D.L. Civco, 2013. Twelve Data Fusion Algorithms for Use in Rapid Damage Mapping Workflows: An Evaluation. Journal of Geological Society of Sri Lanka, 15(2013):111-128.
  • J. M. Allen, J.M., T. J. Leininger, J. D. Hurd Jr., D. L Civco, A. E. Gelfand, and J. A. Silander Jr. 2013. Socioeconomics drive woody invasive plants in New England through forest fragmentation. Landscape Ecology  28(9). DOI: 10.1007/s10980-013-9916-7.
  • Lin J., R. Cromley, D. Civco, D. Hanink, and C. Zhang. 2013. Evaluating the Use of Publicly Available Remotely Sensed Land Cover Data for Areal Interpolation. GIScience & Remote Sensing. Published online: 14 Jun 2013. DOI:10.1080/15481603.2013.795304.
  • Witharana, C., D.L. Civco, and T.H. Meyer. 2013. Evaluation of pansharpening algorithms in support of earth observation based rapid-mapping workflows. Applied Geography 37(Feb):63-87.
  • Meiman, S. D.L. Civco, K. Holsinger and C. S. Elphick. 2012. Comparing Habitat Models Using Ground-Based and Remote Sensing Data: Saltmarsh Sparrow Presence Versus Nesting. Wetlands 32(4):725-736
  • Zhang, D., C. Zhang, R. Cromley, R. Travis, and D.L. Civco. 2012. An Object-Based Method for Contrail Detection in AVHRR Satellite Images. GIScience & Remote Sensing 49( 3):412–427. DOI 10.2747/1548-1603.49.3.412.
  • Angel, S., J. Parent, and D.L. Civco, and A.M. Biel. 2012. The fragmentation of urban landscapes: global evidence of a key attribute of the spatial structure of cities, 1990–2000. Environment & Urbanization. 24(1): 249-283.
  • Angel, S., J. Parent, D.L. Civco,and A.M. Biel. 2011. The Dimensions of Global Urban Expansion: Estimates andProjections for All Countries, 2000-2050. Progress in Planning 75(2):53-108.
  • Angel, S., J. Parent and D.L.Civco. 2010. Ten compactness properties of circles: measuring shape ingeography. Canadian Geographer 54(4)(Winter):441-461.
  • Potere, D., Schneider, A., Angel,S. and Civco, D.L. 2009. Mapping urban areas on a global scale: which of theeight maps now available is more accurate? International Journal of RemoteSensing, 30(24):6531-6558.
  • Merwin, D., R. Cromley, and D.Civco. 2009. A neural network-based method for solving "nestedhierarchy" areal interpolation problems. Cartography and GeographicInformation Science 36(4):347-365.
  • Chabaeva, A., D.L.Civco, and J.D. Hurd. 2009. An Assessment of Impervious Surface EstimationTechniques. ASCE Journal of Hydrologic Engineering 14(4):377-387.
  • Gilmore, M.S., E.H.Wilson, D.L. Civco, S. Prisloe, J.D. Hurd, and C. Chadwick. 2008. Integratingmulti-temporal spectral and structural information to map dominant tidalwetland vegetation in a lower Connecticut River marsh. Special Issue onApplications of Remote Sensing to Monitoring Freshwater and EstuarineSystems, Remote Sensing of Environment 112(11):4048-4060.
  • Song, M., D.L. Civco,and J.D. Hurd. 2005. A Competitive Pixel-object Approach for Land CoverClassification. International Journal of Remote Sensing 26(22):4981–4997.
  • Song, M. and D.L.Civco. 2004. Road Extraction Using SVM and Image Segmentation.Photogrammetric Engineering and Remote Sensing. 70(11):1365-1372.
  • Wilson, E.H., J. D.Hurd, D.L. Civco, S. Prisloe, and C. Arnold . 2003. Development of aGeospatial Model to Quantify, Describe and Map Urban Growth. Special Issue onRemote Sensing to Urban Planning and Urban Ecology. Remote Sensing ofEnvironment . 86(3):275-285.
  • Merwin, D.A., R.G.Cromley and D.L. Civco. 2002. Artificial Neural Networks as a Method ofSpatial Interpolation for Digital Elevation Models. Cartography andGeographic Information Science 29(2).
  • Civco, D.L., J.D.Hurd, E.H. Wilson, C.L. Arnold, and S. Prisloe 2002. Quantifying andDescribing Urbanizing Landscapes in the Northeast United States.Photogrammetric Engineering and Remote Sensing 68(10): 1083-1090.
  • Arnold, C.A., Jr.,D.L. Civco, and S. Prisloe. 2000. Remote sensing-enhanced outreach educationas a decision support system for local land use officials. PhotogrammetricEngineering & Remote Sensing 66(10):1251-1260.
  • Bonneau, L.R. K.Shields, and D. L. Civco. 1999. A technique to identify changes in hemlockforest health over space and time using satellite image data. BiologicalInvasions 1:269-279.
  • Bonneau, L.R., K.Shields, and D.L. Civco. 1999. Using satellite images to classify and analyzethe health of hemlock forests infested by the Hemlock Woolly Adeligid.Biological Invasions 1:255-267.
  • Mickelson, J.G., D.L.Civco, and J.A. Silander, Jr. 1998. Delineating forest canopy species in theNortheastern United States using multi-temporal TM imagery. PhotogrammetricEngineering & Remote Sensing 64(9):891-904.
  • Zhou, J. and D.L.Civco. 1998. A wavelet transform method to merge Landsat TM and SPOTPanchromatic Data. International Journal of Remote Sensing 19(4):743-757.
  • Wang, Y. and D.L.Civco. 1996. Three artificial neural network paradigms in high dimensionalmultisource spatial data classification. The Association of ChineseProfessionals in GIS Geographic Information Science 1(2):73-87.
  • Zhou, J. and D.L.Civco. 1996. Using genetic learning neural networks for spatialdecision-making in GIS. Photogrammetric Engineering and Remote Sensing62(11):1287-1295.
  • Civco, D.L. 1993.Artificial neural networks for land cover classification and mapping.International Journal of Geographic Information Systems 7(2):173-186.
  • Civco, D.L., R.W.Kiefer, and A. Maclean. 1992. Perspectives on earth resources mappingeducation in the United States. Photogrammetric Engineering and RemoteSensing 63(8)1087-1092.

Proceedings Papers (Recent)

  • Qu, L., D. Civco, T. Lei and X. Yang. 2014. Estimation of Suspended Sediment Concentrations from Remotely Sensed Spectral Re
    ectance: A Field Calibration for the Yellow River. Invited Paper. Proc. SPIE Sensing Technology + Applications, Baltimore, MD. (in press)
  • Civco, D.L. and C. Witharana. 2012. Assessing the spatial fidelity of resolution-enhanced imagery using Fourier analysis: a proof-of-concept study. SPIE Remote Sensing 2012, Proc. SPIE 8538, Earth Resources and Environmental Remote Sensing/GIS Applications III, 853805 (October 25, 2012); doi:10.1117/12.974703.
  • Witharana, C. and D.L. Civco. 2012. Evaluating remote sensing image fusion algorithms for use in humanitarian crisis management. SPIE Remote Sensing 2012. Proc. SPIE 8538, Earth Resources and Environmental Remote Sensing/GIS Applications III, 853807 (October 25, 2012); doi:10.1117/12.973745.
  • Angel, S., A. Biel, J. Parent, andD.L. Civco. 2011. The decline in transit-sustaining densities in U.S. Cities,1910-2000. Proc. 2010 Land Policy Conference on Climate Change and LandPolicies G.K. Ingram and Y.H.Hong (eds)., Lincoln Institute of Land Policy,Cambridge, MA. pp. 191-210.
  • Civco, D.L., A. Chabaeva, and J.Parent. 2009. KH-series satellite imagery and Landsat MSS data fusion insupport of assessing urban land cover growth. Proc. SPIE Remote SensingEurope, Volume 7478, Berlin, Germany. 12 p.
  • Hurd, J.D. and D.L. Civco. 2009.Creating an Inage Dataset to Meet Your Classification Needs: AProof-of-Concept Study. Proc. 2009 ASPRS Annual Convention, Baltimore, MD. 12p.
  • Civco, D.L., A.Chabaeva, J. Parent, M. Ehlers, and A. Angel. 2008. Fusion of KH-SeriesDeclassified Satellite Imagery and Landsat MSS Data in Support of Urban LandCover Classification. Proc. 17th William Pecora Memorial Remote SensingSymposium, Denver, CO 12 p.
  • Civco, D.L., M.S.Gilmore, E. H. Wilson, N. Barrett, S. Prisloe, J.D. Hurd, and C. Chadwick. 2008,Multitemporal spectroradiometry-guided object-oriented classification of saltmarsh vegetation. Proc. SPIE Europe Remote Sensing, Cardiff, Wales, UK. 12 p.
  • Hurd, J.D. and D.L.Civco. 2008. Assessing the Impact of Land Cover Spatial Resolution on ForestFragmentation Modeling. Proc. 2008 ASPRS Annual Convention, Portland, OR. 10p.
  • Gilmore, M., D.L.Civco, J.D. Hurd, E. Wilson, S.Prisloe, C. Chadwick, and N. Barrett.2007.Object-oriented classification and mapping of salt marsh vegetationusing in situ radiometry and multi-seasonal, high resolution satellite remotesensing data. Proceedings MultiTemp 2007, The Fourth International Workshopon the Analysis of Multi-temporal Remote Sensing Images, Leuven, Belgium, 7p.
  • Parent, J., D.L.Civco, and S. Angel. An Analysis of Global Urban Sprawl. Proc. 2007 ESRI UserGroup Conference, San Diego, CA.
  • Parent, J., J.D. Hurd,and D.L. Civco. 2007. Simulating Future Forest Fragmentation in NortheasternUnited States. Proc. 2007 ESRI User Group Conference, San Diego, CA.
  • Chabaeva, A., J.D.Hurd. and D.L. Civco. 2007. Quantitative assessment of the accuracy ofspatial estimation of impervious cover. Proc. 2007 ASPRS Annual Convention,Tampa, FL. 11 p.
  • Angel, S., J.P. Parent,and D.L. Civco 2007. Urban sprawl metrics: an analysis of global urbanexpansion using GIS. Proc. 2007 ASPRS Annual Convention, Tampa, FL. 12 p
  • Parent, J., D.L.Civco, and J.D. Hurd. 2007. Simulating future forest fragmentation in aConnecticut region undergoing suburbanization. Proc. 2007 ASPRS AnnualConvention, Tampa, FL. 12 p.
  • Civco, D.L., A.Chabaeva, and J. Parent. 2006. A comparison of approaches to impervioussurface characterization. Proc. IGARSS 2006, Denver, CO. 4 p.
  • Civco, D.L., J.D.Hurd, S. Prisloe, E. Wilson, and M. Gilmore. 2006. Characterization ofcoastal wetland systems using multiple remote sensing data types andanalytical techniques. Proc. IGARSS 2006, Denver, CO. 4 p.
  • Hurd, J.D., D.L.Civco, M. Gilmore, S. Prisloe, and E. Wilson. 2006. Tidal wetlandclassification from Landsat imagery using an integrated pixel-based andobject-based classification approach. Proc. 2006 ASPRS Annual Convention,Reno, NV. 11 p.
  • Prisloe, S., W. Wilson,D.L. Civco, J.D. Hurd, and M. Gilmore. 2006. Use of LIDAR data to aid indiscriminating and mapping plant communities of the lower Connecticut River:preliminary results. Proc. 2006 ASPRS Annual Convention, Reno, NV. 8 p
  • Hurd, J.D., D.L.Civco, M.S. Gilmore, S. Prisloe, and E.H. Wilson. 2005. Coastal marshcharacterization using satellite remote sensing and in situ radiometry data.Proc. 2005 ASPRS Annual Convention, Baltimore, MD. 12 p.
  • Civco, D.L., A.Chabaeva, S. Angel, S. Sheppard. 2005. The Urban Growth Management Initiative- Confronting the Expected Doubling of the Size in the Developing Countriesin the Next Thirty Years - Methods and preliminary results. Proc. 2005 ASPRSAnnual Convention, Baltimore, MD. 12 p.
  • Hurd, J.D. and D.L.Civco. 2004. Temporal characterization of impervious surfaces for the stateof Connecticut. Proc. 2004 ASPRS Annual Convention, Denver, CO. 12 p.
  • Chabaeva, A., D.L.Civco, and S, Prisloe. 2004. Development of a population density and land usebased regression model to calculate the amount of imperviousness. Proc. 2004ASPRS Annual Convention, Denver, CO. 9 p.
  • Hurd, J.D., D.L.Civco, E.H. Wilson, S.Prisloe, and C. Arnold. 2003. Temporal characterizationof Connecticut’s Landscape: Methods, results, and applications. Proc. 2003ASPRS Annual Convention,
  • Ruiz, J., M. C.Fandino, T. H. Meyer, D.L. Civco, and I. M. Ortega. 2002. Long term drytropical forest succession assessed through remote sensing in ProvidenciaIsland, Colombia. Proc. Of the X Symposium of Latin American Specialists inRemote Sensing and GIS (SELPER), Cochabamba, Bolivia, Novermber 10-15.
  • Song, M. and D.L.Civco. 2002. A knowledge-based approach for reducing cloud and shadow. Proc.2002 ASPRS Annual Convention, Washington, D.C. 7 p.
  • Wilson, E.H., J.D.Hurd, and D.L. Civco. 2002. Development of a model to quantify and map urbangrowth. Proc. 2002 ASPRS Annual Convention, Washington, D.C. 11 p.
  • Hurd, J.D., E.H.Wilson, and D.L. Civco. 2002. Development of a forest fragmentation index toquantify the rate of forest change. Proc. 2002 ASPRS Annual Convention,Washington, D.C. 10 p.
  • Civco, D.L., J.D.Hurd, E.H. Wilson, M. Song, and Z. Zhang. 2002. A comparison of land use andland cover change detection methods. Proc. 2002 ASPRS Annual Convention,Washington, D.C. 12 p.
  • Flanagan, M. and D.L.Civco. 2001. Subpixel Impervious Surface Mapping. Proc. 2001 ASPRS AnnualConvention, St. Louis, MO. 13 p.
  • Hurd, J.D., E.H.Wilson, S. Lammey and D.L. Civco. 2001. Characterization of ForestFragmentation and Urban Sprawl using Time Sequential LandsatImagery. Proc. 2001 ASPRS Annual Convention, St. Louis, MO. 13 p.
  • Sleavin, W., S.Prisloe, L. Giannotti, J. Stocker, D.L. Civco. 2000. Measuring ImperviousSurfaces for Non-point Source Pollution Modeling. Proc. 2000 ASPRS AnnualConvention, Washington, D.C. 11 p.
  • Civco, D.L., J.D.Hurd, C.L. Arnold, and S, Prisloe. 2000. Characterization of Suburban Sprawland Forest Fragmentation Through Remote Sensing Applications. Proc. 2000ASPRS Annual Convention, Washington, D.C. 13 p.
  • Joel W. Stocker, J.W.,C. A. Arnold, S. Prisloe, and D. L. Civco. 1999. Putting GeospatialInformation into the Hands of the "Real" Natural Resource Managers:Lessons from the NEMO Project in Educating Local Land Use Decision Makers.Proc. 1999 ASPRS Annual Convention, Portland, OR. pp. 1070-1076.
  • Pyle, C., G. E.Heilman, Jr., and D. L. Civco. 1999. Modifications of a Natural ResourcesConservation Service Digital Soils Data Set for Application to ConservationPlanning in Mansfield, CT. Proc. 1999 ASPRS Annual Convention, Portland, OR.pp. 137-148.
  • Civco, D.L. and J.D.Hurd. 1999. A hierarchical approach to land use and land cover mapping usingmultiple image types. Proc. 1999 ASPRS Annual Convention, Portland,OR. pp. 687-698.

Book Chapters Authored and Conference Proceedings Edited

  • Angel, S., A.M. Blei, D.L. Civco, N.G, Sanchez, P. Lamson-Hall, M.Madrid, J. Parent, and K.Thom1. 2015. Monitoring the Quantity and Quality of Global Urban Expansion. Marron Institute Working Paper #24. (http://marroninstitute.nyu.edu/content/working-papers/monitoring-the-quantity-and-quality-of-global-urban-expansion). 25 p.
  • Zimmerman, C.L. and D.L. Civco. 2014. Impervious Surfaces: Effects. In Encyclopedia of Natural Resources (Y. Wang, Ed.), Taylor & Francis, NY. ISBN 9781439852583. 1086 p. (Published online: 21 Oct 2014; 749-753.). http://dx.doi.org/10.1081/E-ENRW-120047599.
  • Civco, D.L. (ed.) 2011. Proceedings of the 5th International Workshop on the Analysis of Multi-Temporal Remote Sensing Images. Curran Associates. ISBN 9781618391940. 451 p.
  • Angel, S., J. Parent, D.L. Civco,and A.M. Biel. 2011. Making Room for a Planet of Cities. Policy Focus Report,Lincoln Institute of Land Policy, Cambridge, MA. ISBN 978-55844-212-2. 72 p.
  • Michel, U. and D.L. Civco (eds.). 2010. Earth Resources and Environmental Remote Sensing/GIS Applications.Proceedings of SPIE Remote Sensing Europe, Toulouse, France. SPIE Volume7831, Society of Photographic Instrumentation Engineers, Bellingham, WA.ISBN: 9780819483485.
  • Michel, U. and D.L. Civco (eds.). 2009. Remote Sensing for Environmental Monitoring, GIS Applications, andGeology IX. Proceedings of SPIE Remote Sensing Europe, Berlin, Germany. SPIEVolume 7478, Society of Photographic Instrumentation Engineers, Bellingham,WA. ISBN: 9780819477835.
  • Gilmore, M.S., D.L.Civco, E.H. Wilson, N. Barrett, S. Prisloe, J.D. Hurd, and C. Chadwick. 2009.Remote sensing and in situ measurements for delineation and assessmentof coastal marshes and their constituent species. Chapter 13 in RemoteSensing of Coastal Environment, Y.Q. Wang (ed.), CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL.
  • Hurd, J.D., D.L.Civco, E.H. Wilson and C.L. Arnold. 2009. Coastal Area Land Cover ChangeAnalysis for Connecticut. Chapter 17 in Remote Sensing of CoastalEnvironment, Y.Q. Wang (ed.), CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL.
  • Michel, U. and D.L. Civco (eds.)2008. Remote Sensing for Environmental Monitoring, GIS Applications, andGeology VIII. Proceedings of SPIE Remote Sensing Europe, Cardiff, Wales. SPIEVolume 7110, Society of Photographic Instrumentation Engineers, Bellingham,WA. ISBN: 9780819473417.
  • J.P. Arroyo-Mora, M. Kalacska,R.L. Chazdon, D.L. Civco, G. Obando-Vargas, and A.A. Sanchún Hernández. 2008.Assessing Recovery Following Selective Logging of Lowland Tropical ForestsBased on Hyperspectral Imagery.Chapter 9 in Hyperspectral Remote Sensing ofTropical and Sub-Tropical Forests, M. Kalacska and G. Arturo Sanchez-Azofeifa(eds). [ISBN: 9781420053418], CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL. 352 p.
  • Warner, G.S., A.R Garcia-Martino,F.N. Scatena, and D.L. Civco. 2001. Watershed Charcaterization by GIS for LowFlow Prediction. Chapter 9 in GIS for Water Resources and WatershedManagement. J.G. Lyon (ed.), Ann Arbor Press, Chelsea, MI. pp. 101-107.
  • Civco, D.L. and R.W. Kiefer. 1997.Photointerpretation Education and Training in North America. Appendix inManual of Photointerpretation, W. Philipson (ed.), American Society forPhotogrammetry and Remote Sensing, Bethesda, MD. pp. 643-651.


  • Director, Center for Land use Education And Research, 2002-2016
  • Editor, Caliper. The Newsletter of the Department of Natural Resources and the Environment, University of Connecticut. 2014
  • Associate Editor, International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, 2009-2014
  • Conference Organizer and Host,MultiTemp2009 - Fifth International Workshop on the Analysis of MultitemporalRemote Sensing Images Mystic Marriott Hotel & Spa, Groton, CT on July 28‐30, 2009
  • Conference Co-Chair, SPIE RemoteSensing Europe, 2008 (Wales), 2009 (Germany), 2010 (France), 2011 (Hungary), 2012 (Scotland), 2013 (Germany)
  • Conference Chair, ConnecticutConference on Natural Resources, 2011