Publications

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Refereed Publications (Published or In-review)


  • Ågren, A.M., Hasselquist, E.M., Stendahl, J., Nilsson, M.B., & Paul, S. S. (in review). Delineating the distribution of mineral and peat soils at the landscape scale in northern boreal regions.


  • Lidberg, W., Paul, S. S., Westphal, F., Richter, K., Lavesson, K., Melniks, R., Ivanovs, J., Ciesielski, M., Leinonen, A., & Ågren, A.M. (In press). Mapping drainage ditches in forested landscapes using deep learning and aerial laser scanning.


  • Paul, S. S., Heung, B., & Lynch, D.H. (in press). Modeling of total and active organic carbon dynamics in agricultural soil using digital soil mapping: a case study from Central Nova Scotia. doi: 10.1139/CJSS-2022-0012


  • Paul, S. S., Hasselquist, E.M., Jarefjäll, A., & Ågren, A.M. (2022). Virtual landscape-scale restoration of altered channels helps us understand the extent of impacts to guide future ecosystem management. doi: 10.1007/s13280-022-01770-8


  • Reich, J., Paul, S. S., & Snapp, S. (2021). Highly variable performance of sustainable intensification on smallholder farms: A systematic review. Global Food Security, 30. doi: 10.1016/j.gfs.2021.100553


  • Ågren, A.M., Larson, J., Paul, S. S., Laudon, H., & Lidberg, W. (2021). Use of multiple LIDAR-derived digital terrain indices and machine learning for high-resolution national-scale soil moisture mapping of the Swedish forest landscape. Geoderma, 404. doi: 10.1016/j.geoderma.2021.115280


  • Paul, S. S., Dowell, L., Coops, N. C., Johnson, M., Krzic, M., Geesing, D., & Smukler, S. M. (2020). Tracking changes in soil organic carbon across the heterogeneous agricultural landscape of the Lower Fraser Valley of British Columbia. Science of the Total Environment, 732. doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.138994


  • Paul, S. S., Coops, N. C., Johnson, M., Krzic, M., Chandna, A., & Smukler, S. M. (2020). Mapping soil organic carbon and clay using remote sensing to predict soil workability for enhanced climate change adaptation. Geoderma, 363. doi: 10.1016/j.geoderma.2020.114177

  • Shen, L., Li, J., Wheate, R., Yin, J., & Paul, S. S. (2020) Multi-layer Perceptron Neural Network and Markov Chain based geospatial analysis of land use and land cover change. Journal of Environmental Informatics Letters 3(1). doi: 10.3808/jeil.202000023

  • Paul, S. S., Coops, N. C., Johnson, M., Krzic, M., & Smukler, S. M. (2019). Evaluating sampling efforts of standard laboratory analysis and mid-infrared spectroscopy for cost effective digital soil mapping at field scale using unmanned aerial vehicle imagery. Geoderma, 356. doi: 10.1016/j.geoderma.2019.113925

  • Paul, S. S., Li, J., Li, Y., & Shen, L. (2019). Assessing land use-land cover change and soil erosion potential using a combined approach through remote sensing, RUSLE, and random forest algorithm. Geocarto International. 1-15. doi: 10.1080/10106049.2019.1614099

  • Paul, S. S., Akhter, S. H., Hasan, K., & Rahman, M. Z. (2019). Geospatial analysis of the depletion of surface water body and floodplains in Dhaka City (1967 to 2008) and its implications for earthquake vulnerability. Springer Nature Applied Sciences. 1(6), 565. doi: 10.1007/s42452-019-0582-5

  • Paul, S. S., Li, J., Wheate, R., & Li, Y. (2018). Application of object oriented image classification and Markov Chain modeling for land use and land cover change analysis. Journal of Environmental Informatics, 31(1), 30-40. doi: 10.3808/jei.201700368

  • Saha, G. C., Li, J., Thring, R. W., Hirshfield, F., & Paul, S. S. (2017). Temporal dynamics of groundwater-surface water interaction under the effects of climate change: A case study in the Kiskatinaw River Watershed, Canada. Journal of Hydrology, 551, 440-452. doi: 10.1016/j.jhydrol.2017.06.008

  • Saha, G. C., Li, J., Paul, S. S., & Thring, R. W. (2014). Investigation of watershed-scale surface water quality under changing land use conditions: a case study in Northern British Columbia. International Journal of Environmental Pollution and Remediation, 2(1), 45-51. doi: 10.11159/ijepr.2014.007

Dissertation and Thesis


  • Paul, S. S. (2020). Digital soil mapping to enhance climate change mitigation and adaptation in the Lower Fraser Valley using remote sensing (Doctoral dissertation). University of British Columbia, BC, Canada. doi: 10.14288/1.0389816


  • Paul, S. S. (2013). Analysis of land use and land cover change in Kiskatinaw River watershed: A remote sensing, GIS & modeling approach (M. Sc. Thesis). University of Northern British Columbia, Prince George, BC, Canada. doi: 10.24124/2014/bpgub962

  • Paul, S. S. (2010). Urbanization induced surface water body depletion in and around Dhaka city and consequent earthquake vulnerability: a remote sensing and GIS analysis (M. Sc. Thesis). University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Non-refereed Publications, Unpublished Reports, and Extension Briefs