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Fall 2022 Data-Driven Seminar Series

The Integrated Digital Forestry Initiative, Institute for Plant Sciences and Digital Agriculture present the College of Agriculture Data-Driven Seminar Series starting Thursday, September 15.

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The seminar series features experts in data science, digital agriculture and digital forestry and will be offered both in-person (WSLR 116) and virtually via Zoom at 12:30 p.m. ET on Thursdays throughout the Fall 2023 semester. Speakers will present for the first 30 minutes followed by time for questions from the audience. 

  • Sept. 15 - Using the Right Tool for the Job: Map Accuracy vs Classification Efficacy, Guofan Shao, professor of forestry and natural ressources, Purdue University
  • Sept. 22 - Remote Sensing for Forest Type Differentiation and Fuel Load Estimation: A Summary of Research and Lessons Learned, Aaron Maxwell, assistant professor of geography, West Virginia University
  • Sept. 29 - Data-Driven Agricultural Water Management, Keith Cherkauer, professor of agricultural and biological engineering, Purdue University
  • Oct. 6 - TBD, Wen-ming Ye, technical product manager, deep engine-science, Amazon Web Services
  • Oct. 20 - Purdue's Controlled-environment and Field-based Phenotyping Facilities, Yang Yang, director of digital phenomics, Institute for Plant Sciences, Purdue University
  • Oct. 27 - A Roadmap toward Scalably Quantifying Field-Level Agricultural Carbon Outcome, Zhenong Jin, assistant professor for digital agriculture, University of Minnesota
  • Nov. 3 - Using Hyperspectral Imaging to Quantify Heavy Metal Stress and Predict Plant Uptake, Lori Hoagland, professor of horticulture, Purdue University
  • Nov. 17 - Radar on Root Structure, Liz LaRue, assistant professor of biological sciences, The University of Texas at El Paso
  • Dec. 1 - Weather and Climate Data and Information for Non-Meteorologists, Beth Hall, Indiana State Climate Office Director, Purdue University
To view past presentations, check out the Data Driven Agriculture playlist on Purdue Agriculture’s YouTube channel.

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