Publications

Peer Reviewed Journal Articles
Peer Reviewed Book Chapters
Theses
Selected Conference Proceedings

Peer Reviewed Journal Articles

Mufford JT, Hill DJ, Flood NJ, Church JS. (in press). Use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) and photogrammetric image analysis to quantify spatial proximity in beef cattle. Journal of Unmanned Vehicle Systems.https://doi.org/10.1139/juvs-2018-0025

Hill DJ and Babbar-Sebens M (in press). The promise of UAV-assisted adaptive management of water resource systems. Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management 145(7). https://doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)WR.1943-5452.0001081

Turner B, Hill DJ, Carlyle-Moses DE, and Rahman M (2019). Low-cost, high-resolution stemflow sensing. Journal of Hydrology 570:62-68. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhydrol.2018.12.072

Bailey JM, Reudink M, LaZerte S, Paetkau M, Johnson C, Hill D and Otter K (2018) Using radio frequency identification (RFID) to investigate the gap-crossing decisions of black-capped chickadees (Poecile atricapillus). The Auk: Ornthological Advances 135(3):449-460. https://doi.org/10.1642/AUK-17-162.1

Baron J, Hill DJ, and Elmigili H (2018). Combining image processing and machine learning to identify invasive plants in high resolution images. International Journal of Remote Sensing.
https://doi.org/10.1080/01431161.2017.1420940

LaZerte SE, Reudink MW, Otter KA, Kusack J, Bailey JM, Woolverton A, Paetkau M, deJong A, and Hill DJ(2017). feedr and animalnexus.ca: A paired R package and user-friendly Web application for transforming and visualizing animal movement data from static stations. Ecology and Evolution.
https://doi.org/10.1002/ece3.3240DC2

Richardson HJ, Hill DJ, Denesiuk DR and Fraser LH (2017). A comparison of geographic datasets and field measurements to model soil carbon using random forests and stepwise regressions (British Columbia, Canada). GIScience and Remote Sensing, 54(4): 573-591. https://doi.org/10.1080/15481603.2017.1302181

Hill DJ, Tarasoff C, Whitworth GE, Baron J, Bradshaw JL and Church J (2017). Utility of unmanned aerial vehicles for mapping invasive plant species: A case study on yellow flag iris (Iris pseudacorus). International Journal of Remote Sensing, 38(9-10): 2083-2105. https://doi.org/10.1080/01431161.2016.1264030

Hill DJ and Baron J (2015). radar.IRIS: A free, open, and transparent R library for processing Canada’s Weather Radar Data. Canadian Water Resources Journal / Revue canadienne des ressources hydriques, 40(4): 409-422.
https://doi.org/10.1080/07011784.2015.1074527

Liang X, Caton K and Hill DJ (2015). Lessons from the road: Travel, life-wide learning, and higher education. Journal of Travel and Teaching in Tourism, 15(3): 225-241. https://doi.org/10.1080/15313220.2015.1059307

Hill DJ (2015). Assimilation of weather radar and binary ubiquitous sensor measurements for quantitative precipitation estimation. Journal of Hydroinformatics, 17(4): 589-613. https://doi.org/10.2166/hydro.2015.072

Hill DJ, Kerkez B, Rasekh A, Ostfeld A, Minsker B and Banks MK (2014). Sensing and cyberinfrastructure for smarter water management: The promise and challenge of ubiquity. Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management, 140(7): 01814002. https://doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)WR.1943-5452.0000449

Hill DJ (2013). Evaluation of the temporal relationship between daily min/max air and land surface temperature. International Journal of Remote Sensing, 34(24): 9002–9015. https://doi.org/10.1080/01431161.2013.860661

Hill DJ (2013). An assessment of spatial models for daily minimum and maximum air temperature. GIScience and Remote Sensing, 50(3): 281–300. https://doi.org/10.1080/15481603.2013.808459

Hill DJ (2013). Automated Bayesian quality control of streaming rain gauge data. Environmental Modelling and Software, 40: 289–301. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envsoft.2012.10.006

Hill DJ, Liu Y, Marini L, Kooper R, Rodriguez A, Futrelle J, Minsker BS, Myers J and McLaren T (2011). A virtual sensor system for user-generated, real-time environmental data products. Environmental Modelling and Software, 26(12): 1710–1724. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envsoft.2011.09.001

Hill DJ and Minsker BS (2010). Anomaly detection in streaming environmental sensor data: A data-driven modeling approach. Environmental Modelling and Software, 25(9): 1014–1022. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envsoft.2009.08.010

Hill DJ, Minsker BS and Amir E (2009). Real-time Bayesian anomaly detection in streaming environmental data. Water Resources Research, 45: W00D28. https://doi.org/10.1029/2008WR006956

Hill DJ, Valocchi AJ, Minsker BS, Babovic V and Keijzer M (2007). Upscaling models of solute transport in porous media through genetic programming. Journal of Hydroinformatics, 9(4): 251–266.
https://doi.org/10.2166/hydro.2007.028

Peer Reviewed Book Chapters

Turner B, Hill DJ, Caton K (in press) Cracking “open” technology in ecohydrology. In DF Levia DF, D Carlyle-Moses, S Iida, B Michalzik, K Nanko, A Tischer (eds.) Forest Water Interactions, Ecological Studies Series No. 240. Heidleberg: Springer-Verlag.

Hill DJ, Pypker TG, Church JS (in press) Applications of unpiloted aerial vehicles (UAVs) in forest hydrology. In DF Levia DF, D Carlyle-Moses, S Iida, B Michalzik, K Nanko, A Tischer (eds.) Forest Water Interactions, Ecological Studies Series No. 240. Heidleberg: Springer-Verlag.

Caton K and Hill DJ (2019). On walls and webs: contemplating postdisciplinarity. In T Pernecky (ed.) Postdisciplinary Knowledge, Oxford: Routledge.

Sastry, K., U.–M. O’Reilly, D.E. Goldberg, and D.J. Hill (2003). Building-block supply in genetic programming. In R. Riolo, and B. Worzel (eds.), Genetic programming in theory and practice (pp. 137–152). Boston: Kluwer Academic Publishers

Theses

Farzan F (2011). Integration of embedded and remote sensed temperature for daily temperature mapping. MS Thesis, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey.

Hill DJ (2007). Data mining approaches to complex environmental problems. Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign.

Hill DJ (2002). Modeling nitrogen transport and transformation in a heterogeneous, three-dimensional, tile-drained aquifer. M.S. Thesis, University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign.

Selected Conference Proceedings

Carlyle-Moses D, Turner B, and Hill DJ (2016). Applications of Hobbyist Electronics in Monitoring Stemflow Processes: Preliminary Insights and Results. Eos Trans. AGU, Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract 0800h H31E-1422.

LaZerte SE, Reudink MW,  De Jong A, Kusack J, Paetkau M,  Otter KA,  Bailey J, Sutter A, Roberts J, Betts M,  Hill DJ (2016). Science, engagement, education: Open, web-based visualization and analysis of animal movement data. In Proceedings of the North American Ornithological Conference VI, August 16-20, Washington D.C.

Hill DJ, Baron J, and Turner B (2016). Fusing Qualitative and Quantitative Measurements to Measure Canopy Throughfall. In Proceedings of the World Environmental & Water Resources Congress, May 22-26, 2016, West Palm Beach, FL, USA.

Hill DJ (2016). Measuring Canopy Interception with Hobbyist Electronics. In Proceedings of the Association of American Geographers Annual Meeting, March 29-April 2, 2016, San Francisco, CA, USA.

Pypker TG, Carlyle-Moses DE, Grzybowski A, and Hill D (2015). Spatial Variability of throughfall under three sage brush (Artemesia tridentate). Eos Trans. AGU, Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract H11G-1431.

Hill DJ (2015). Making the Most of Ubiquitous Environmental Measurements. In Proceedings of the World Environmental & Water Resources Congress, May 17-21, 2015, Austin, TX, USA.

Hill DJ (2015). Making the Most of Ubiquitous Environmental Measurements. In Proceedings of the Association of American Geographers Annual Meeting, April 21-25, Chicago, IL, USA.

Hill DJ (2014). Crowdsourcing Quantitative Rainfall Estimation. In Proceedings of the American Society of Civil Engineers Environmental & Water Resources Institute World Water & Environmental Resources Congress 2014, Portland, OR, June 1-5.

Liang K, Caton K, and Hill DJ (2014). Illuminating the Black Box of Travel and Learning. In Proceedings of the 8th Tourism Futures Initiative (TEFI8): Transformational Learning, June 4-8, 2014, Guelph, ON, Canada.

Hill DJ (2013) Pervasive Sensing for Real-Time Rainfall Quantification. In Proceedings of the American Society of Civil Engineers Environmental & Water Resources Institute World Water & Environmental Resources Congress 2013, Cincinnati, OH, May 19-23.

Moini N, Hill DJ, and Shabhikhani R (2013). Impact assessments of on-street parking guidance system on mobility and environment. In Proceedings of the 2013 Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington, D.C., January 13–17 [50% acceptance rate].

Caton K, and Hill DJ (2013). Environmental Stereotypes: A Cultural Justification for Overconsumption? In Proceedings of the 2013 Association of American Geographers Annual Meeting, April 9–13, 2013, Los Angeles, CA.

Hill DJ (2013). Ubiquitous Sensing for Real-Time Spatial Rainfall Estimation. In Proceedings of the 2013 Association of American Geographers Annual Meeting”, April 9–13, 2013, Los Angeles, CA.

Hill DJ, and Farzan F (2012). Bayesian fusion for high-resolution rainfall sensing using pervasive sensors. In 19th International Conference on Computational Methods in Water Resources, Urbana, IL, June 17–21.

Yang C, and Hill DJ (2012). Modeling stream flow extremes under non-time-stationary conditions. In Proceedings of the 19th Conference on Computational Methods in Water Resources, Urbana, IL, June 17–21.

Hill DJ, and Farzan F (2012). Downscaling radar-rainfall data via ubiquitous sensing and data fusion. In Proceedings of the American Society of Civil Engineers Environmental and Water Resources Institute World Water and Environmental Resources Congress 2012, Albuquerque, NM, May 20–24, 2012.

Farzan F, and DJ Hill (2011). Multi-scale estimation of land-surface temperature. In Proceedings of the American Society of Civil Engineers Environmental and Water Resources Institute World Water and Environmental Resources Congress 2011, Palm Springs, CA, May 22–26, 2011.

Hill DJ, and Sreekumar A (2010). Cyber-enabled real time rain gauge quality control and radar bias adjustment. In Proceedings of the American Society of Civil Engineers Environmental and Water Resources Institute World Water and Environmental Resources Congress 2010, Providence, RI, May 17–21, 2010.

Choi J, Hill DJ, and Amir E (2010). Lifted Inference for Relational Continuous Models. In Proceedings of the 26th Conference on Uncertainty in Artificial Intelligence (UAI), Catalina Island, CA July 8–11 2010. [Acceptance Rate =30/260=11.3%]

Liu Y, Hill DJ, Myers J, and Minsker BS (2010). Integrated Real Time Geospatial Sensor Web and Visual Analytics for Environmental Decision Support. In Proceedings of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Environmental & Water Resources Institute (EWRI) World Water & Environmental Resources Congress 2010, Providence, RI, May 17–21, 2010.

Hill DJ, Minsker B, Amir E, and Choi J (2009). Real-time anomaly detection in precipitation sensors. In Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Hydroinformatics, Concepción, Chile, January 12–16, 2009.

Hill DJ, Minsker B, and Schmidt A (2009). Predicting CSOs for Real Time Decision Support. In Proceedings of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Environmental and Water Resources Institute (EWRI) World Water & Environmental Resources Congress 2009, Kansas City, MO, May 17–21, 2009.

Liu Y, Hill D, Marini L, Kooper R, Rodriguez A, and Myers J (2009). Web 2.0 geospatial visual analytics for improved urban flooding situational awareness and assessment. In Proceedings of the 17th ACM SIGSPATIAL International Conference, Seattle, WA, November 4–6, 2009

Liu Y, Hill D, and Minsker B (2009). Opportunities for Integration of Multi-Model Data for the Water Sciences Community. In Proceedings of the Microsoft eScience Workshop 2009, Oct.15–16, 2009. Pittsburgh, PA, USA

Liu Y, Hill D, Rodriguez A, Marini L, Kooper R, Myers J, Wu X, and Minsker B (2009). A new framework for on-demand virtualization, repurposing and fusion of heterogeneous sensors. In Proceedings of the 2009 International Symposium on Collaborative Technologies and Systems (CTS), Baltimore, MD, May 10–18. IEEE:54–63. https://doi.org/10.1109/CTS.2009.5067462

Hill DJ, Minsker B, Liu Y, and Myers J (2008). End-to-end cyberinfrastructure for real-time environmental decision support. In Proceedings of the 4th IEEE International Conference on eScience, Indianapolis, IN, December 10–12, 2008.

Liu Y, Hill DJ, Abdelzaher T, Heo J, Choi J, Minsker B, and Fazio  D (2008). Virtual sensor–powered spatiotemporal aggregation and transformation: A case study analyzing near-real-time NEXRAD and precipitation gauge data in a digital watershed. In Proceedings of the Environmental Information Management Conference 2008 (EIM-2008), Albuquerque, NM, September 10–11, 2008.

Liu Y, Hill D, Rodriguez A, Marini L, Kooper R, Futrelle J, Minsker B, and Myers J (2008). Near–real time spatiotemporal precipitation virtual sensor creation based on NEXRAD Level II Data in a semantically-enhanced digital watershed. In Proceedings of the 16th ACM SIGSPATIAL International Conference, Irvine, CA, November 5–7, 2008.

Hill DJ, Minsker BS, and Amir E (2007). Real-time Bayesian anomaly detection for environmental sensor data.In Proceedings of the 32nd Congress of IAHR, International Association of Hydraulic Engineering and Research, Venice, Italy, July 1–6, 2007.

Hill DJ, Minsker BS, Amir E, and Choi J (2008). Real time detection of anomalies in streaming radar and rain gauge data. Eos Trans. AGU, 89(53), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract H23E-1021, December 11–15, 2008.

Liu Y, Hill DJ, Marini L, Kooper R, Rodriguez A, and. Myers JD (2008). Virtual Sensors in a Web 2.0 Digital Watershed. Eos Trans. AGU, 89(53), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract IN31B-1140, December 15–19, 2008

Minsker BS,  Hill DJ, Liu Y, Marini L, Kooper R, Rodriguez A, and Myers J (2008). Toward the virtualization of environmental sensors: Customizing and re-purposing data streams for real-time applications. Eos Trans. AGU, 89(53), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract H51H-0960, December 11–15, 2008.

Liu Y, Minsker B, and Hill D (2007). Cyberinfrastructure technologies to support QA/QC and event-driven analysis of distributed sensing data. In Proceedings of the International Workshop on Advances in Hydroinformatics, Niagara Falls, ON, June 4–7.

Hill DJ, Minsker BS, and Amir E (2007). Real-time Bayesian anomaly detection in streaming environmental data. EOS: Transactions of the AGU, 88(52), Fall Meeting Supplement, Abstract H13A-0979, December 10–14, 2007

Hill DJ and Minsker BS (2006). Bayesian filtering approaches for detecting anomalies in environmental sensor data. EOS: Transactions of the AGU, 87(47), Fall Meeting Supplement, Abstract H11F-1334, December 11–15, 2006.

Hill DJ, and Minsker BS (2006). Automated fault detection for in-situ environmental sensors. In Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Hydroinformatics, Nice, France, September 4–8, 2006.

Hill DJ, and Minsker BS (2006). Automated fault detection: Preparing real-time data for adaptive management. In Proceedings of the American Water Resource Association (AWRA) Summer Specialty Conference on Adaptive Management, Missoula, MT, June 26–28, 2006.

Hill DJ, Valocchi AJ, Minsker BS, Babovic V, and Keijzer M (2004). A data-driven approach for upscaling solute transport models. EOS: Transactions of the AGU, 85(47), Fall Meeting Supplement, Abstract SF11A-06.