By: Oliphant, A.J., Wynne, R.H., Zipper, C.E. et al. Biol Invasions (2017) 19: 179. doi:10.1007/s10530-016-1271-62017.
The invasive shrub autumn olive (Elaeagnus umbellata) occurs on former surface coal mines in the Appalachian Mountains interfering with ecosystem recovery by outcompeting native trees. Results showed that autumn olive could be mapped using Landsat 8 Operational Land Imager imagery. READ THE FULL ABSTRACT.