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Forest Measurement and Assessment/GIS


 Forest Measurement & Assessment/GIS


Forest Measurement and Assessment/GIS

an aerial view of Gladden Forest

Develop integrated systems of quantitative techniques for assessing and analyzing forest and associated ecosystems and the resources they contain, and evaluate forest management strategies.


Spatial analysis and pattern recognition, invasive species distribution modeling and forest ecosystem dynamic modeling
Land-use modeling & spatial ecology,ecological assessment, natural resource economic impact analysis
Smart applications of geospatial technology including remote sensing & geographic information systems
Behavioral ecology of ecological landscapes, forest management in changing landscapes, animal movements


Graduate Areas of Specialization
  • Remote Sensing, Monitoring and Sensor Networks
  • Modeling of Natural Resources
  • Geographic Information Science
  • Natural Resource Informatics
  • Decision Support Systems
  • Spatial Analysis
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