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.


  • Songlin Fei
    • Spatial analysis and pattern recognition, invasive species distribution modeling and forest ecosystem dynamic modeling
  • John Moser
    • (Emeritus)
  • Bryan Pijanowski
    • Land-use modeling & spatial ecology,ecological assessment, natural resource economic impact analysis
  • Guofan Shao
    • Smart applications of geospatial technology including remote sensing & geographic information systems
  • Patrick Zollner
    • ​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
Lab Links To the Graduate Student page

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