Year Reference
2023 Senogles A, Olsen MJ, and Leshchinsky, BA (2023). LADI: Landslide Displacement Interpolation through a Spatial-Temporal Kalman Filter, Computers and Geosciences, 180.
2023 Markus, SJ, Wartman, J., Olsen MJ, and Darrow, M. (2023). "Lidar-Derived Rockfall Inventory—An Analysis of the Geomorphic Evolution of Rock Slopes and Modifying the Rockfall Activity Index (RAI)" Remote Sensing 15(17), 4223.
2023 Che, E., and Olsen, M.J. (2023). Vo-Norvana: A Versatile Framework for Efficient Segmentation of Large Point Cloud Datasets, ASCE J. Computing Civil Engineering, 37(4).
2023 Batchelor, J., Wilson, T.M., Ripple, W.J., Olsen, M.J., & Painter, L.E. (2023).  “New Structural Complexity Metrics for Forests from Single Terrestrial Lidar Scans,” Remote Sensing, 15(1), 145; Special Issue on New Tools or Trends for Large-Scale Mapping and 3D Modelling
2022 Olsen, M.J., Massey, C., Leshchinsky, B., Wartman, J. and Senogles, A. (2022). Forecasting post-earthquake rockfall activity,  Journal of Applied Geodesy, Special Issue: Joint Symposium on Deformation Monitoring.
2022 Leshchinsky, B., Alberti, S., Roering, J., Perkins, J, and Olsen, M.J., (2022). Inversions of Landslide Strength as a Proxy for Subsurface Weathering, Nature Communications, 13, 6049

Bolkas, D., Olsen, M.J., and Ghilani, C.D. (2022), SaGES and the National Surveying Educator’s Conferences: History of Surveying Education and Future Challenges, Surveying and Land Information Sciences, 81(2), 97-126

2022 Senogles, A., Olsen, M.J., and Leshchinsky, B. (2022). SlideSim: 3D Landslide Displacement Monitoring through a Physics-Based Simulation Approach to Self-Supervised Learning. Remote Sensing, Special Issue Applications of Remote Sensing in Geological Engineering, 14(11):2644.
2022 Alberti, S., Olsen, M.J., Allan, J., and Leshchinsky, B. (2022). Feedback thresholds between coastal retreat and landslide activity, Engineering Geology, 301, 106620.
2022 Massey, C., Olsen, M.J., Wartman, J., Senogles, A., Lukovic, B., Leshchinsky, B., Archibald, G., Litchfield, N., Van Dissen, R., de Vilder, S., and Holden, C. (2022). Rockfall activity rates before, during and after the 2010/11 Canterbury Earthquake Sequence, AGU Journal of Geophysical Research, Earth Surface. 127, e2021JF006400. DOI: 10.1029/2021JF006400
2021 Baselga, S., Olsen, M.J. (2021). Approximations, Errors, and Misconceptions in the Use of Map Projections, Mathematical Problems in Engineering, Special Issue: Mathematical Problems in Geomatic Spatial Information Technologies, Vol. 2021 |Article ID 1094602.
2021 Che, E, Olsen, M.J., and Jung, J. Efficient Segment-based ground filtering and adaptive road detection from mobile lidar data, International Journal of Remote Sensing.
2021 Javadnejad, F., Slocum, R., Gillins, D.T., Olsen, M.J., and Parrish, C.E. (2021). Dense Point Cloud Quality Factor (DPQF) as A Proxy for Accuracy Assessment of Image-based 3D Reconstruction, Journal of Surveying Engineering, 147(1), 04020021. 
2021 Burns, P.O.*, Barbosa, A., Olsen, M.J., & Wang, H. (2021). “Multi-hazard Damage and Loss Assessment of a Highway Bridge Network Subjected to Earthquake and Tsunami Hazards,” Natural Hazards Review, 22(2).
2020 O’Banion, M.S. *, Olsen, M.J., Eddy, M., and Hollenbeck, J.  (2020). Data gap classification for terrestrial-laser scanning-derived digital elevation models, ISPRS International Journal of Remote Sensing, 9(12), Special Issue on Advancements in Remote Sensing Derived Point Cloud Processing, 749. 
2020 Berman, J.W., Wartman, J., Olsen, M.J., Irish, J. Miles, S., Tanner, T., Gurley, K.R., Lowes, L., Bostrom, A., Dafni, J., Grilliot, M., Lyda, A., and Peltier, J. (2020). Natural Hazards Reconnaissance with the NHERI RAPID Facility, Frontiers in Built Environment, section Wind Engineering and Science, Special Issue on Natural Hazards Engineering Research Infrastructure (NHERI) 2016-2020: Mitigating the Impact of Natural Hazards on Civil Infrastructure and Communities. doi: 10.3389/fbuil.2020.573067
2020 Wartman, J., Berman, J.W., Bostrom, A., Miles, S., Olsen, M.J., Gurley, K.R., Irish, J. Lowes, L., Tanner, T., Dafni, J., Grilliot, M., Lyda, A., and Peltier, J. (2020). Research Needs, Challenges, and Strategic Approaches for Natural Hazards and Disaster Reconnaissance, Frontiers in Built Environment, section Wind Engineering and Science, Special Issue on Natural Hazards Engineering Research Infrastructure (NHERI) 2016-2020: Mitigating the Impact of Natural Hazards on Civil Infrastructure and Communities. doi: 10.3389/fbuil.2020.573068
2020 Bunn, M.D.*, Leshchsinsky, B.A., Olsen, M.J., (2020) Geologic Trends in Shear Strength Properties Inferred through Three-Dimensional Back-Analysis of Landslide Inventories, Journal of Geophysical Research – Earth Science, 125, e2019JF005461. 
2020 Bunn, M.D., Leshchsinsky, B.A., Olsen, M.J., (2020). Estimates of Three-Dimensional Rupture Surface Geometry of Deep-Seated Landslides using Landslide Inventories and High-Resolution Topographic Data, Geomorphology, 367, 107332. 
2020 Alberti, S., Senogles, A*. Kingen, K, Booth, A., Castro, P, DeKoekkoek, J., Glover-Cutter, C., Mohney, C., Olsen, M.J., and Leshchinsky, B.A. (2020). The Hooskanaden Landslide: Historic and Recent Surge Behavior of an Active Earthflow on the Oregon Coast. Landslides. 
2020 Rapstine, T.D., Rengers, F.K., Allstadt, K.E., Iverson, R.M., Smith, J.B., Obryk, M.K., Logan, M., and Olsen, M.J. (2020). Reconstructing the velocity and deformation of a rapid landslide using multiview video, Journal of Geophysical Research - Earth Surface, AGU, 125(80) 
2020 Jung, J.*, Che, E.*, Olsen, M.J., and Shafer, K.* (2020). Automated and Efficient Powerline Extraction from Laser Scanning Data using a voxel-based subsampling with hierarchical approach, ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, 163, 343-361. 
2020 Soti, R., Abdulrahmen, L., Barbosa, A., Wood, R., and Olsen, M.J. (2020). Case study: Post-earthquake model updating of a heritage pagoda masonry temple using AEM and FEM, Engineering Structures 206, 109950. 
2020 Rauthause, M.P., Stuedlein, A.W., and Olsen, M.J. (2020). “Quantification of Surface Roughness using Laser Scanning with Application to the Frictional Resistance of Sand-Timber Pile Interfaces.” Geotechnical Testing Journal, ASTM International, 43(4), 966-984. 
2020 Sharifi-Mood, M., Gillins, D.T., Olsen, M.J., Franke, K.W., and Bartlett, S.F. (2020). A Geotechnical Database for Utah (GeoDU) enabling quantification of geotechnical properties of surficial geologic units for geohazard assessments.  Spectra, 36(1), 422-451. 
2020 Massey, C., Townsend, D. Jonse, K., Lukovic, B., David, R., Rosser, B., Ries, W., Howarth, J., Hamling, I., Petley, D. Clark, M., Wartman, J., Litchfield, N., and Olsen, M.J. (2020). Volume characteristics of landslides triggered by the MW7.8 2016 Kaikōura Earthquake, New Zealand, derived from digital surface difference modelling, Journal of Geophysical Research – Earth Surface, 125(7). 
2019 Barlow, Z., Sova, A., Hurwitz, D.S., and Olsen, M.J. (2019).  Unsafe Driver Glances at Roadside Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) Operations.  Institution of Transportation Engineering (ITE) Journal, 89(6), 38-42.  
2019 Babbel, B.J.*, Olsen, M.J., Che, E.*, Leshchinsky, B.A., Simpson, C., and Dafni, J. (2019). Evaluation of Uncrewed Aircraft Systems’ Lidar Data Quality, ISPRS International Journal of Geo-information, 8(12), 532. Special Issue on Geospatial Monitoring with Hyperspatial Point Clouds. 
2019 Mathews, N., Leshchinsky, B.A., Olsen, M.J., and Klar, A. (2019).  Spatial distribution of yield accelerations for permanent displacements: A diagnostic tool for assessing seismic slope stability,” Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, 126, Nov. 2019, 105811.  
2019 Bunn, M.*, Leshchinsky, B., Olsen, M.J., and Booth, A. (2019).  A Simplified, Object-Based Framework for Efficient Landslide Inventorying Using Lidar Digital Elevation Model Derivatives.  Remote Sensing, 11(3), 303. Special issue on Landslide Hazard and Risk Assessment. 
2019 Barlow, Z., Jashami, H., Sova, A., Hurwitz, D.S., and Olsen, M.J. (2019). “Policy Processes and recommendations for Unmanned Aerial System Operations near roadways based on visual attention of drivers,” Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies, 108, 207-222.  
2019 Jung, J.*, Che, E.* Olsen, M.J., and Parrish, C. (2019).  Efficient and Robust Lane Marking Extraction from Mobile Lidar Point Clouds. ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, 147, 1-18.  
2019 Leshchinsky, B., Olsen, M.J., Mohney, C. O’Banion, M.S.*, Bunn, M.*, Allan, J., and McClung, R. (2019).  “A Framework for Quantifying Progressive Landslide Movement Stemming from Undercutting Processes and Hydrological Changes,” Journal of Geophysical Research-Earth Surface, 124(2), 616-638. AGU. 
2019 Stockton, E.*, Leshchinsky, B., Olsen, M.J., & Evans, M. (2019).  “Influence of both anisotropic friction and cohesion on the formation of tension cracks and the stability of slopes,” Engineering Geology, 249, 31-44. 
2019 O’Banion, M.S.*, Olsen, M.J., Parrish, C.E., and Bailey, M. (2019). “Interactive Visualization of 3D Coordinate Uncertainties in Terrestrial Laser Scanning Point Clouds Using OpenGL Shader Language," Journal of Surveying Engineering, 145(1). 
2019 Che, E., Olsen, M.J., Parrish, C.E., Jung, J. (2019). Pavement Marking Retroreflectivity Estimation and Evaluation using Mobile Lidar Data. Photogrammetric Engineering & Remote Sensing, 85(8), 573-583
2019 Che, E., & Olsen, M.J., (2019). An Efficient Framework for Mobile Lidar Trajectory Reconstruction and Mo-norvana Segmentation, Remote Sensing, 11(7), 836.
2019 Che, E., Jung, J., & Olsen, M. J. (2019). Object Recognition, Segmentation, and Classification of Mobile Laser Scanning Point Clouds: A State of the Art Review. Sensors19(4), 810.
2019 Forfinski-Sarkozi, N. A., & Parrish, C. E. (2019). Active-Passive Spaceborne Data Fusion for Mapping Nearshore Bathymetry. Photogrammetric Engineering & Remote Sensing, 85(4), 281-295.
2018 Che, E.*, and Olsen, M.J. (2018).  “Multi-scan Segmentation of Terrestrial Laser Scanning data based on Normal Variation Analysis.” ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, 143, 233-248. Point Cloud Processing Theme Issue.
2018 Sharifi-Mood, M.*, Gillins, D.T., Franke, K. Harper, J., Bartlett, S.F., and Olsen, M.J. (2018). “Probabilistic Liquefaction-Induced Lateral Spread Hazard Mapping and its Application to Utah County, Utah”, Engineering Geology (237), 76-91.
2018 Stockton, E.*, Leshchinsky, B., Xie, Y., Olsen, M.J., & Leshchinsky, D. (2018).  “Limit Equilibrium Stability Analysis of Layered Slopes: A Generalized approach,” Transportation Infrastructure Geotechnology, 5(4), 366-378. DOI: 10.1007/s40515-018-0065-y 
2018 Cubrinovsky, M., Bray, J., de la Torre, C., Olsen, M.J., Bradley, B., Chiaro, G., Stocks, E., Wotherspoon, L, and Krall, T.  (2018). Liquefaction-induced damage and CPT characterization of the reclamations at CentrePort, Wellington.  Submitted to the Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, BSSA Special Issue on the 2016 Kaikoura Earthquake, Landslides, and Tsunami.   DOI:
2018 Leshchinsky, B.A., Mason, H.B., Olsen, M.J., and Gillins, D.T. (2018). “Lateral Spreading within a Limit Equilibrium Framework: Newmark Sliding Blocks with Degrading Yield Accelerations,” Geotechnique. 68(8),699-712.
2018 Kalathas, P., Hurwitz, D., Parrish, C., Glover-Cutter, K. M., & Zhang, Y. (2018). A survey on road noise prediction for milled shoulder rumble strip designs. International Journal of Vehicle Noise and Vibration14(3), 251-269.
2018 Slocum, R. K., Adams, R. K., Buker, K., Hurwitz, D. S., Mason, H. B., Parrish, C. E., & Scott, M. H. (2018). Response spectrum devices for active learning in earthquake engineering education. HardwareX4, e00032.
2018 Rogers, J. N., Parrish, C. E., Ward, L. G., & Burdick, D. M. (2018). Improving salt marsh digital elevation model accuracy with full-waveform lidar and nonparametric predictive modeling. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science202, 193-211.
2018 O'Banion, M. S., Olsen, M. J., Rault, C., Wartman, J., & Cunningham, K. (2018). Suitability of structure from motion for rock‐slope assessment. The Photogrammetric Record33(162), 217-242.
2018 Jung, J.* Olsen, M.J., Hurwitz, D.S., Kashani, A.G.*, and Buker, K. (2018). 3D Virtual Intersection Sight Distance Analysis Using Lidar Data, Transportation Research Part C, 86,563-579.
2018 Allahyari, M.*, Olsen, M.J., Gillins, D.T., Dennis, M. (2018). “Accuracy Evaluation of Real-time GNSS Survey Observations,” Journal of Surveying Engineering, 144(2).
2017 Park, J. and J. Helmboldt (2017), Detection of Large Scale Man-Made Explosions by the Global Navigation Satellite System, HDIAC Journal, 4(2):25-29.
2017 Park, J., V. Sreeja, M. Aquino, L. Yang, C. Cesaroni (2017), Mitigation of ionospheric effects on GNSS positioning at low latitudes, Navigation, 64(1), Spring 2017, pp. 67-74.
2017 Slocum, R., & Parrish, C. (2017). Simulated imagery rendering workflow for UAS-based photogrammetric 3D reconstruction accuracy assessments. Remote Sensing9(4), 396.
2017 Wood, R., Mohammadi, M., Barbosa, A., Soti, R., Kawan, C., Shakya, M., and Olsen, M.J., (2017). Damage Assessment and Modeling of the Five-Tiered Pagoda Style Nyatapola Temple, Earthquake Spectra, 33(S4), 8pp. Special Issue on the 2015 Ghorka Nepal Earthquake.
2017 Barbosa, A.R., Fahnestock, L.A., Fick, D.R., Gautam, D., Soti, R., Wood, R.L., Moaveni, B., Stavridis, A., and Olsen, M.J. (2017). 2015 Ghorka, Nepal Earthquake – Performance of Medium to High Rise Reinforced Concrete Frame Buildings with Masonry Infill. Submitted to: Earthquake Spectra, 33(S4). Special Issue on the 2015 Ghorka Nepal Earthquake
2017 Brando, G., Rapone, D., Spacone, E., O'Banion, M. S., Olsen, M. J., Barbosa, A. R., ... & Sorrentino, L. (2017). Damage reconnaissance of unreinforced masonry bearing wall buildings after the 2015 Gorkha, Nepal, Earthquake. Earthquake Spectra33(S1), S243-S273.
2017 Leshchinsky, B. A., Mason, H. B., Olsen, M. J., & Gillins, D. T. (2017). Lateral spreading within a limit equilibrium framework: Newmark sliding blocks with degrading yield accelerations. Géotechnique68(8), 699-712.
2017 Sharifi-Mood, M.*, Olsen, M.J., Gillins, D.T., Mahalingam, R.* (2017). “Performance-Based, Seismically-induced Landslide Hazard Mapping of West Oregon.” Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, 103C(2017), 38-54.
2017 Grant, A., Wartman, J., Massey, C.I., Olsen, M.J., O’Banion, M.S.*, and Motley, M. (2017). The impact of rockfalls on dwellings during the 2011 Christchurch, New Zealand earthquakes,” Landslides.
2017 Cubrinovski, M., Bray, J.D., de la Torre, C., Olsen, M.J., Bradley, B.A., Chiaro, G., Stocks, E., Wotherspoon, L. (2017). “Liquefaction effects and associated damages observed at the Wellington CentrePort from the 2016 Kaikoura Earthquake,” Bulletin of the New Zealand Society for Earthquake Engineering, 50(2), 152-173.
2017 Che, E.,* and Olsen, M.J., (2017). “Fast Ground Filtering for TLS data via ScanLine Density Analysis,” ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, 129, 226-240.
2017 Dunham, L., Wartman, J., Olsen, M.J., O’Banion, M.S*, & Cunningham, K. (2017). “Rockfall Activity Index (RAI): A Lidar-derived, morphology-based hazard assessment system,” Engineering Geology, 221, 184-192.
2017 Hess, D., Leshchinsky, B.A., Bunn, M.*, Mason, H.B., and Olsen, M.J. (2017). Simplified ThreeDimensional Shallow Landslide Susceptibility Framework Considering Topography and Seismicity, Landslides.
2017 Gaidzik, K., Ramirez-Herrera, M.T., Bunn, M.*, Leshchinsky, B.A., Olsen, M.J., and Regmi, N.A., (2017). “Comparing landslide susceptibility mapping based on LIDAR DTMs using manual and automated inventories in tropical mountains of Guerrero, Mexico.” Geomatics, Natural Hazards and Risk, 8(2), 1054-1079
2017 Mahmoudabadi, H.*, Olsen, M.J., & Todorovic, S., (2017). “Detecting sudden moving objects in a series of digital images with different exposure times.” Computer Vision and Image Understanding, 158, 17-30.
2017 Gillins, D.T., Olsen, M.J., & Schultz, R.J. (2017). “The Current State of Surveying Education within Civil Engineering Programs in the United States,” Surveying and Land Information Sciences, 76(1), 5- 15.
2017 Nolan, J., Eckels, R., Olsen, M.J., Yen, K.S., Lasky, T.A., and Ravani, B. (2017). “Analysis of the multipass approach for collection and processing of mobile laser scan data,” Journal of Surveying Engineering, 143(3): 04017004. Special Issue on Mobile Mapping Technology.
2016 Park, J., V. Sreeja, M. Aquino, C. Cesaroni, L. Spogli, A. Dodson, and G. De Franceschi (2016), Performance of ionospheric maps in support of long baseline GNSS kinematic positioning at low latitudes, Radio Sci., 51, doi:10.1002/2015RS005933.
2016 Forfinski-Sarkozi, N., & Parrish, C. (2016). Analysis of MABEL bathymetry in Keweenaw bay and implications for ICESat-2 ATLAS. Remote Sensing8(9), 772.
2016 Wright, C. W., Kranenburg, C., Battista, T. A., & Parrish, C. (2016). Depth calibration and validation of the Experimental Advanced Airborne Research LIDAR, EAARL-B. Journal of Coastal Research76(sp1), 4-17.
2016 Parrish, C. E., Dijkstra, J. A., O'Neil-Dunne, J. P., McKenna, L., & Pe'eri, S. (2016). Post-Sandy Benthic Habitat Mapping Using New Topobathymetric Lidar Technology and Object-Based Image Classification. Journal of Coastal Research76(sp1), 200-208.
2016 Rogers, J. N., Parrish, C. E., Ward, L. G., & Burdick, D. M. (2016). Assessment of elevation uncertainty in salt marsh environments using discrete-return and full-waveform lidar. Journal of Coastal Research76(sp1), 107-122.
2016 Johnstone, E., Raymond, J., Olsen, M.J., & Driscoll, N. (2016). “Morphological Expressions of Coastal Cliff Erosion Processes in San Diego County.” In: Brock, J.C.; Gesch, D.B.; Parrish, C.E.; Rogers, J.N., and Wright, C.W. (eds.), Advances in Topobathymetric Mapping, Models, and Applications. Journal of Coastal Research, Special Issue, No. 76, pp. 174–184. Coconut Creek (Florida), ISSN 0749-0208.
2016 Olsen, M.J., Johnstone, E., Driscoll, N., Kuester, F., and Ashford, S.A., (2016). “Fate and transport of seacliff failure sediment in southern California.” In: Brock, J.C.; Gesch, D.B.; Parrish, C.E.; Rogers, J.N., and Wright, C.W. (eds.), Advances in Topobathymetric Mapping, Models, and Applications. Journal of Coastal Research, Special Issue, No. 76, pp. 185–199. Coconut Creek (Florida), ISSN 0749- 0208.
2016 Mahmoudabadi, H.*, Olsen, M.J., & Todorovic, S., (2016). “Efficient point cloud segmentation utilizing computer vision algorithms.” Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, 119C, 135- 150
2016 Mahalingam, R.*, Olsen, M.J., & O’Banion, M.S. (2016). “Evaluation of landslide susceptibility mapping techniques using lidar-based conditioning factors (Oregon case study),” Geomatics, Natural Hazards and Risk.
2016 Neill, J.M., Hurwitz, D.S., and Olsen, M.J. (2016). “Alternative Information Signs: An Evaluation of Driver Comprehension and Visual Attention”, Journal of Transportation Engineering, 142(1), ASCE. 10.1061/(ASCE)TE.1943-5436.0000807 , 04015036.
2015 Pe’eri, S., Madore, B., Nyberg, J., Snyder, L., Parrish, C., & Smith, S. (2015). Evaluation of Chart Adequacy over the Arctic North Slope using a Satellite-Derived Bathymetry multi-temporal approach. Journal of Coastal Research, submitted.
2015 Yao, F., Parrish, C. E., Pe’eri, S., Calder, B. R., & Rzhanov, Y. (2015). Modeling uncertainty in photogrammetry-derived national shoreline. Marine Geodesy38(2), 128-145.
2015 Rogers, J. N., Parrish, C. E., Ward, L. G., & Burdick, D. M. (2015). Evaluation of field-measured vertical obscuration and full waveform lidar to assess salt marsh vegetation biophysical parameters. Remote Sensing of Environment156, 264-275.
2015 Kashani, A.*, Olsen, M.J., Parrish, C.E., & Wilson, N. (2015). “A review of lidar radiometric processing: from ad hoc intensity correction to rigorous radiometric calibration,” Sensors, 15(11), 28099-28128;
2015 Olsen, M.J., Wartman, J., McAlister, M.*, Mahmoudabadhi, H.*, O’Banion, M.S.*, Dunham, L., and Cunningham, K., (2015). “To fill or not to fill: Sensitivity analysis of the influence of resolution and hole filling on point cloud surface modeling and individual rockfall event detection.” Remote Sensing, Special Issue- Use of lidar and 3D point clouds in geohazards, 79(9),12103-12134.
2015 Mahalingam, R.*, & Olsen, M.J. (2015). “Evaluation of the influence of source and spatial resolution of DEMs on derivative products used in landslide mapping,” Geomatics, Natural Hazards and Risk.
2015 Leshchinsky, B., Olsen, M.J., & Tanyu, B. (2015). “Contour Connection Method for Automated Identification and Classification of Landslide Deposits,” Computers and Geosciences, 74, 27-38.
2015 Chin, A.*, & Olsen, M.J. (2015). “Evaluation of technologies for road profile capture, analysis, and evaluation,” Journal of Surveying Engineering, 141(1), 04014011-(1-13), ASCE.
2015 Olsen, M.J., (2015). “In-Situ change analysis and monitoring through terrestrial laser scanning,” Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering, ASCE, 29(2), 04014040.
2015 Wing, B.M., Ritchie, M.W., Boston, K., Cohen, W.B., Gitleman, A., & Olsen, M.J., (2015). “Individual snag detection using neighborhood attribute filtered airborne lidar data,” Remote Sensing of the Environment, 163, 165-179
2015 Beck, S.J.C., Olsen, M.J., Sessions, J., & Wing, M.G. (2015). Automated extraction of forest road network geometry from aerial LiDAR. European Journal of Forest Engineering, 1(1), 21-33.
2014 Yim, S.C., Olsen, M.J., Cheung, K.F., & Azadbakht, M. (2014). “Tsunami modeling, fluid load simulation and validation using geospatial field data,” Journal of Structural Engineering, ASCE, Special Issue on Computational Simulation in Structural Engineering. 140(8), A4014012-(1-14).
2014 Hollenbeck, J., Olsen, M.J., & Haig, S.M. (2014). “Using terrestrial laser scanning to support ecological research in the rocky intertidal zone,” Journal of Coastal Conservation, 18(6), 701-714.
2014 Olsen, M.J., and Arras, T. (2014) “Insights on initial perceptions of geomatics by engineering students in their first GIS course”, Surveying and Land Information Sciences, 73(2), 71-79.
2014 Conner, J.*, & Olsen, M.J., (2014). “Automated quantification of distributed landslide movement using circular tree trunks extracted from terrestrial laser scan data,” Computers and Geosciences, 67, 31-39.
2013 Gillins, D.T., Olsen, M.J., & Schultz, R.J., (2013). “Educating the wide range of surveying activities,” Surveying and Land Information Sciences, 73(1), 21-30 SaGES 2013 Special Issue.
2013 Williams, K.*, Olsen, M.J., Roe, G.V., & Glennie, C., (2013). “Synthesis of Transportation Applications of Mobile lidar,” Remote Sensing, Special Issue on Advances in Mobile Laser Scanning and Mobile Mapping, 5(9), 4652-4692.
2013 Chock, G., Carden, L., Robertson, I., Olsen, M.J., & Yu, G., (2013). Tohoku tsunami-induced building failure analysis with implications for U.S. tsunami and seismic design codes, Earthquake Spectra, EERI, Special Issue on Tohoku Earthquake and Tsunami 29(S1), S99-125. Special Issue.
2013 Olsen M.J., Chen, Z., Hutchinson T.C., & Kuester, F., (2013). “Optical techniques for multi-scale damage assessment in natural hazard analysis,” Geomatics, Natural Hazards and Risk, 4(1), 49-70.
2013 Olsen, M.J., Johnstone E., & Kuester F. (2013). “Hinged, pseudo-grid triangulation method for long, near linear cliff analysis,” Journal of Surveying Engineering, ASCE, 139(2), 105-109
2012 Wing, B.M., Ritchie, M.W., Boston, K., Cohen, W.B., Gitleman, A., & Olsen, M.J., (2012). “Prediction of understory vegetation cover with airborne Lidar in an interior ponderosa pine forest,” Remote Sensing of the Environment, 124, 730-741.
2012 Olsen M.J., Cheung, K.F., Yamazaki, Y., Butcher, S.M., Garlock, M., Yim, S.C., McGarity, S., Robertson, I., Burgos L., and Young Y.L. (2012). “Damage Assessment of the 2010 Chile Earthquake and Tsunami using ground-based lidar,” Earthquake Spectra, EERI, 28(S1), S179-197. Special Issue.
2012 Silvia, E.P.*, & Olsen M.J. (2012). “To Level or Not to Level: laser scan inclination sensor evaluation,” Journal of Surveying Engineering, ASCE, 138(3), 117-125
2012 Olsen, M.J., Young, A.P, & Ashford, S.A. (2012). “TopCAT – Topographical Compartment Analysis tools for ArcGIS,” Computers and Geosciences, 45, 1-336.
2011 Olsen, M.J., Johnstone, E., Kuester, F., Ashford, S.A., & Driscoll, N. (2011). “New automated pointcloud alignment for ground based lidar data of long coastal sections,” Journal of Surveying Engineering, ASCE, 137(1), 14-25.
2010 Olsen, M.J., Kuester, F., Chang, B., & Hutchinson, T. (2010). “Terrestrial laser scanning based structural damage assessment,” Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering, ASCE, 24(3), 264-272.
2010 Young, A.P., Olsen, M.J., Driscoll, N., Gutierrez, R., Guza, R.T., Flick, R.E., Johnstone, E., & Kuester, F., (2010). “Comparison of airborne and terrestrial lidar estimates of seacliff erosion in Southern California,” Journal of Photogrammetric Engineering and Remote Sensing, ASPRS, 76(4), 421-427.
2009 Olsen, M.J., Johnstone, E., Driscoll, N., Ashford, S.A., & Kuester, F., (2009). “Terrestrial laser scanning of extended cliff sections in dynamic environments: a parameter analysis,” Journal of Surveying Engineering, ASCE, 135(4), 161-169.

Year Reference
2019 Che, E., Olsen, M. J., Parrish, C., & Jung, J. (2019). Pavement Marking Reflectivity Evaluation Through Radiometric Calibration of the Leica P40 Terrestrial Laser Scanner. ISPRS Annals of Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences, 333-339.
2019 Chen, Z., Che, E., Li, F., Olsen, M.J., Turkan, Y. (2019). Web-based Deep Segmentation of Indoor Point Clouds. 36th International Symposium on Automation and Robotics in Construction (ISARC 2019), 552-559
2017 Tahami, H., J. Park, Y. Choi (2017), The Preliminary study on the prediction of a Hurricane path by GNSS derived PWV Analysis, Proceedings of ION Pacific PNT 2017, 1-4 May, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA.
2017 Che, E., Olsen, M.J., (2017). Fast Edge Detection and Segmentation of Terrestrial Laser Scans through Normal Variation Analysis, ISPRS Annals of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences, Volume IV-2/W4, 51-57.ISPRS Geospatial Week 2017, 18–22 September 2017, Wuhan, China.
2017 Javadnejad, F., Simpson, C., Claxton, T., Gillins, D., & Olsen, M.J., (2017). Comparison of Unmanned Aircraft System-Based Photogrammetry with Terrestrial Laser Scanning for Generating a 3D Model of Pipelines,” ASCE Pipelines 2017.
2017 Wood, R.L., Mohammadi, M.E., Barbosa, A.R., Kawan, C.K., Shakya, M., and Olsen, M.J. (2017). “Structural Damage Assessment of a Five Tiered Pagoda Style Temple in Nepal,” In Proc. 16th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering, 16WCEE 2017, Santiago Chile, Jan 9-13, 2017, Paper No. 2915.
2016 Alomari, K., Gambatese, J., & Olsen, M.J. (2016). “The role of BIM and 3D laser scanning on jobsites from the perspective of construction project management personnel.” Construction Research Congress, 2016, Puerto Rico.
2016 Forfinski, N.* and C.E. Parrish, 2016. ICESat-2 bathymetry: an empirical feasibility assessment using MABEL. Proceedings of SPIE Remote Sensing: Remote Sensing of the Ocean, Sea Ice, Coastal Waters, and Large Water Regions 2016, 26-29 Sept, Edinburgh, Scotland.
2015 Park, J., V. Sreeja, M. Aquino, L. Yang, C. Cesaroni (2015), Mitigation of ionospheric effects on GNSS positioning at low latitudes, Proceedings of ION GNSS+ 2015, 14-18 September, Tampa, Florida, USA.
2015 Nolan, J., Eckels, R., Olsen, M.J., Yen, K.S., Lasky, T.A., & Ravani, B. (2015). “Analysis of the multi-pass approach for collection and processing of mobile scan data,” Proc. Of 9th International Symposium on Mobile Mapping Technology (MMT2015), 9-11 Dec. 2015, Sydney, Australia
2015 Wentz, F.J., Ballegooy, S., Rollins, K.M., Ashford, S.A., & Olsen, M.J. (2015). “Large scale testing of shallow ground improvements using blast-induced liquefaction.” Proc. 6th International Conference on Earthquake Geotechnical Engineering, Nov. 1-4, 2015, Christchurch, New Zealand.
2015 Olsen, M.J., & Gillins, D., (2015). “How can geomatics technologies benefit geotechnical studies,” Proc. 6 th International Conference on Earthquake Geotechnical Engineering, Nov. 1-4, 2015, Christchurch, New Zealand.
2015 Nolan, J., Eckels, R., Evers, M., Singh, R., & Olsen, M.J. (2015). “Multi-pass approach for mobile terrestrial laser scanning,” ISPRS Ann. Photogramm. Remote Sens. Spatial Inf. Sci., II-3/W5, 105-112, doi:10.5194/isprsannals-II-3-W5-105-2015.
2015 Kashani, A.G., Olsen, M.J., Graettinger, A.J., (2015). Laser Scanning Intensity Normalization and Segmentation for Building Wind Damage Detection, Proc. International Workshop of Computing in Civil Engineering, IWCCE, ASCE, Austin, Texas, June 21-23, 2015.
2014 O’Banion, M.S.*, & Olsen, M.J., (2014). “Predictive, seismically-induced landslide hazard mapping in Oregon using a maximum entropy model (MAXENT),” 10th US National Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Frontiers on Engineering, July 21-25, 2014, Anchorage Alaska.
2013 Mahmoudabadi, H.*, Shoaf, T., & Olsen, M.J. (2013). “Superpixel clustering and planar fit segmentation of 3D LIDAR point clouds,” Proc. ComGeo, IEEE, San Francisco, CA. Highlight Paper.
2013 Olsen, M.J., Ponto, K., Kimball, J., Kuester, F., & Seracini, M. (2013). “2D open-source editing techniques for 3D laser scans,” Proceedings of the 38th Annual Conference on Computer Applications and Quantitative Methods in Archaeology - CAA’2010. Editors: F. Contreras, M. Farjas, and F.J. Melero, Arcaheopress, Oxford, England, 455-461.
2013 Sharifi-Mood, M.*, Santha-Mahalingam, R., & Olsen, M.J. (2013). “Geospatial characterization of causative factors for landslides in the Oregon Coast Range,” ASCE GeoCongress 2013, San Diego, CA. CD-ROM.
2013 Hurwitz, D.S., Tuss, H., Olsen, M.J., Roe, G.V., & Knodler, M.A. (2013). “Transportation applications for Mobile LIDAR scanning: A state-of-the-practice questionnaire,” Transportation Research Record Annual Meeting, CD-ROM.
2012 Olsen, M.J., & Kayen, R. (2012). “Post-earthquake and tsunami 3D laser scanning forensic investigations,” ASCE Forensics Conference 2012, San Francisco, California. CD-ROM.
2012 Olsen, M.J., Allan, J.C., & Priest, G.R. (2012), “Johnson Creek landslide movement and erosion quantification through 3D laser scanning,” ASCE GeoCongress 2012, Oakland, California.
2012 Olsen, M.J., Rikli, A.M., & Sillars, D.N. (2012). “Investigation of Straw Wattle Influence on Surficial Slope Stability,” Transportation Research Board (TRB) Annual meeting, 2012.
2011 Olsen, M.J., & Donahue, J., (2011). “A wave of new information: LIDAR investigations of the 2009 Samoan tsunami,” Proc. Solutions to Coastal Disasters Conference, ASCE, Anchorage, Alaska (June 26-29, 2011), p. 321-330.
2011 Olsen, M.J., Piaskowy, S., Yim, S., Burgos, L., & Butcher, S., (2011). “LIDAR investigations of the 2010 Maule Chile Earthquake,” the 6th Int. Structural Eng. And Construction (ISEC-6), Modern Methods and Advances in Structural Engineering and Construction, Zurich Switzerland, p. 343-348.

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2012 Parrish, C.E., 2012. Chapter 6: Shoreline Mapping in Advances in Mapping from Remote Sensor Imagery: Techniques and Applications (X. Yang and J. Li, Eds.), CRC Press, Taylor and Francis Group, Boca Raton, Florida, pp. 145-168.
2012 Pack, R.T., V. Brooks, J. Young, N. Vilaça, S. Vatslid, P. Rindle, S. Kurz, C.E. Parrish, R. Craig, and P.W. Smith, 2012. Chapter 2: An Overview of ALS Technology in Airborne Topographic Lidar Manual (M. Renslow, Ed.), American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ASPRS), Bethesda, Maryland, pp. 7-97.
2012 Heidemann, H.K., J. Stoker, D. Brown, M.J. Olsen, R. Singh, K. Williams, A. Chin, A. Karlin, G. McClung, J. Janke, J. Shan, K.-H. Kim, A. Sampath, S. Ural, C.E. Parrish, K. Waters, J. Wozencraft, C.L. Macon, J. Brock, C.W. Wright, C. Hopkinson, A. Pietroniro, I. Madin, and J. Conner, 2012. Chapter 10: Applications in Airborne Topographic Lidar Manual (M. Renslow, Ed.), American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ASPRS), Bethesda, Maryland, pp. 283-423.
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Year Name Degree Thesis/Dissertation Title
2021 Lathrop, Eve D. MS

Regional and Site-Specific Vulnerabilities of the Western Power Grid from a M9.3 Cascadia Subduction Zone Earthquake

2020 Babbel, Ben MS An Efficient Workflow and Accuracy Assessment for ICESat-2 and Multispectral Imagery Fusion for Bathymetric Mapping
2020 Tahami, Hoda PhD Monitoring and Prediction of Severe Weather Phenomena through GNSS Meterology
2020 Kang, Insoo MS On the use of GNSS-derived PWV for Predicting the Path of Typhoon: Case Studies for Soulik and Kongrey in 2018
2020 Slocum, Richard K.  PhD New Simulation and Fusion Techniques for Assessing and Enhancing UAS Topographic and Bathymetric Point cloud Accuracy
2019 Bunn, Michael D. PhD Improving Region-Scale Landslide Inventory and Susceptibility Mapping
2019 Jamieson, Marian H. MS Investigation of Multi-constellation RTK GNSS Survey Productivity and Coordinate Accuracy
2018 Che, Erzhuo PhD An Efficient Point Cloud Processing Framework for Terrestrial and Mobile Lidar Data via Reconstructing the Scan Pattern Grid
2018 Dennis, Michael L. PhD Of Planes and Plumblines: Map Projections and Differential Leveling in a GNSS-based 3D Geodetic Framework
2018 Simpson, Chase H. MS A Multivariate Comparison of Drone-Based Structure from Motion and Drone-Based Lidar for Dense Topographic Mapping Applications
2017 O'Banion, Matthew S. PhD Rigorous 3D Point Cloud Quality Assessment
2017 Weaver, Brian J. MS Hybrid Survey Networks : Combining Real-time and Static GNSS Observations for Optimizing Height Modernization 
2017 Jamieson, Marian H BS-Honors Comparative Analysis of Online Static GNSS Postprocessing Services
2017 Allahyari, Mahsa MS Accuracy Evaluation of Real-Time GNSS Survey Observations
2017 Wilson, Nicholas C. MS Radiometric Calibration of EAARL‐B Bathymetric Lidar Data
2017 Kellum, Kory E. MS Seamless Topobathymetric River Mapping Through Multi-Sensor Data Integration: Lidar, Sonar, RTK GNSS and Structure from Motion
2017 Javadnejad, Farid PhD Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) for Engineering Inspections and Geospatial Mapping
2017 Sharifi-Mood, Mahyar PhD Probabilistic Geospatial Analyses, Uncertainty Modeling, and Mapping of Seismically-induced Ground Failures
2017 Lanfri, Katherine BS-International

Identification of suitable sites for aquifer storage and recovery (ASR) projects in the Lake Chad
Conventional Basin, Africa using Geographical Information Systems (GIS)

2016 Bunn, Michael MS Evaluation of the Performance of Lateral Spread Displacement Empirical Models for Subduction Zone Earthquake Case Histories
2016 Gillins, Matthew N. MS Unmanned Aircraft Systems for Bridge Inspection : Testing and Developing End-to-End Operational Workflow
2015 Mahmoudabadi, Hamid PhD Implementing High Dynamic Range (HDR) Photography to Improve 3D Laser Scanning Point Cloud Visualization and Segmentation 
2015 Kerr, Darren MS Height Modernization from Static GPS Networks in Oregon: Evaluating NGSGuidelines and OPUS-Projects 
2015 Burns, Patrick  MS Multi-hazard Damage and Loss Assessment of Bridge Networks
2014 Santha, Rubini  PhD Analysis of spatial data from terrain models for landslide predictive mapping
2013 Conner, Jeremy MS Quantification of landslide movement in a forested environment
2013 Sharifi-Mood, Mahyar MS Probabilistic analysis and mapping of seismically induced landslide deformation in Oregon 
2012 Chin, Abby MS Paving the way for terrestrial laser scanning assessment of road quality 
2012 Williams, Keith MS Accuracy assessment of LiDAR point cloud geo-referencing 
2011 Silvia, Evon MS Overcoming the level bubble : terrestrial laser scanning reference frametransformations 
2011 Rikli, Anthony M. MS Evaluation of straw wattle placement and surficial slope stability