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Name: Tarin Paz-Kagan, Ph.D. (Researcher)
Units: Agricultural EngineeringSensing, Information and Mechanization Engineering
Research Interests / Job description  
Cell: +972-50-3296623
Email:  paztarin@gmail.com  tarin@volcani.agri.gov.il
Office location:Institute of Agricultural Engineering, Department of Sensing, Information and Mechanization Systems
Address:Laboratory of geo-statistics and remote-sensing
Department of Sensing, Information and Mechanization Systems
Institute of Agricultural Engineering
Agricultural Research Organization (A.R.O), Volcani Center


Research Interests / Job description
Remote Sensing (sensors, algorithms, applications)
High fidelity imaging spectroscopy (HiFIS)
Light detection and ranging (LiDAR)
Plant & soil ecology
Spatial & temporal analysis
Precision agriculture
Meta-data analysis


Peer-Reviewed Publications

Paz-Kagan, T., Shachak, M., Zaady, E., and Karnieli, A. 2014. A spectral soil quality index (SSQI) for characterizing soil function in changed land use. Geoderma. 230: 171-184. (IF=2.509; Q1).

Paz-Kagan, T., Shachak, M., Zaady, E., and Karnieli, A. 2014. Evaluation of ecosystem responses to land-use change using soil quality and primary productivity in a semi-arid area, Israel. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment. 193: 9-24. (IF=3.203; Q1)

Paz-Kagan, T., Shachak, M., Zaady, E., and Karnieli, A. 2014. Structural changes of desertified and managed shrubland landscapes, in response to drought: spectral, spatial and temporal analysis. Remote Sensing. 6: 8134-8164. (IF=3.18; Q1).

Rozenstein, O.*, Paz-Kagan, T.*, Salbach, C., and Karnieli, A. 2015. Comparing the effect of pre-processing on land-use classification methods derived from spectral soil measurements. IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing. 99, 1-12 (*equally contributing authors). (IF=2.827; Q1).

Paz-Kagan T., Shachak, M., Zaady, E., Salbach, C., Schmidt, A., Zacharias, S., Lausch, A., Notesco, G., Ben-Dor, E and Karnieli, A. 2015. Mapping of spectral soil quality index (SSQI) using airborne imaging spectroscopy. Remote Sensing. 7:15748-15781 (IF=3.18; Q1).

Paz-Kagan, T., Shachak, M., Zaady, E. and Karnieli, A. 2016. Transformation of shrublands to forests: the role of woody species as ecosystem engineers and landscape modulators. Forest ecology and Management. 361: 257-268. (IF=2.66; Q1).

Paz-Kagan T., Levi, N., Herrmann, I., Shachak, M., Zaady, E., Karnieli, A. and Henkin, Z. 2016. Grazing intensity effects on soil quality: A spatial analysis of Mediterranean grassland. Catena. 146: 100-110 (IF=2.16; Q1).

Herrmann, I., Berenstein M., Paz-Kagan, T., Karnieli, A., and Sade A. (2017). Spectral assessment of two-spotted spider mite damage levels in the leaves of greenhouse-grown pepper and bean. Biosystem Engineering. 175: 72-85 (IF=1.997; Q1).

Paz-Kagan T., Caras, T., Shachak, M., and Karnieli, A. (2017). Multiscale mapping of species diversity under changed land-use using imaging spectroscopy. Ecological Application. 27: 1466-1484 (IF=4.252; Q1).

Paz-Kagan, T, and Asner, G.P. (In press). Drivers of woody canopy water content responses to drought in a Mediterranean type ecosystem. Ecological Application. (IF=4.252; Q1).

Paz-Kagan, T., Brodrick, P.,Vaughn N.R., Das, A.J, Stephenson, N.L., and Asner, G.P. (in press). What mediate tree mortality in response to drought stress in the southern Sierra-Nevada?.Ecological Application.

Paz-Kagan T., Shachak, M., Zaady, E., and Karnieli, A. (2017). Ecosystem effect of integrating human-made runoff harvesting system in natural dryland watersheds. Journal of Arid Environment. xx:1-11, (IF=1.835; Q2).

Qi, H., Zhao, Paz-Kagan, T., Karnieli, A., and Li, S. (in press). Evaluating calibration methods for predicting soil available nutrients using hyperspectral VNIR data. Soil & Tillage Research, (IF=3.401; Q1)..

Ohana-Levi, N., Givati, A., Paz-Kagan, T, and Karnieli, A. (in press). Simulating the hydrological response of a forested watershed to wildfire. Ecohydrology, (IF=2.852, Q2).


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