Friday, January 8, 2010

UVM Spatial Analysis expert completes UTC analysis of mid-Atlantic cities, gets awards from Virginia and Germany for UTC analysis work

The SAL, in conjunction with the Virginia Dept. of Forestry received a bronze medal from the Association of Natural Resource Educational Professionals (ANREP) for our urban tree canopy work in Virginia.

The SAL recently completed tree canopy assessments for the City of Virginia Beach, Virginia and Howard County, Maryland.

The City of Bowie, Maryland is establishing an urban tree canopy goal based on an assessment conducted by the SAL and the Maryland Department of Natural Resources.

Jarlath O'Neil-Dunne, RSENR Geospatial Analyst, gave a presentation on "Mapping the Green Infrastructure" at the 2009 eCognition User Meeting in Munich, Germany.

Jarlath O'Neil-Dunne, RSENR Geospatial Analyst, received an award from 1986 Nobel Prize winner Dr. Gerd Binnig in recognition of his expertise employing the object-based image analysis techniques developed by Dr. Binnig to advance the understanding of urban ecosystems.

Jarlath O'Neil-Dunne, RSENR Geospatial Analyst, gave a workshop on object-based image analysis techniques for extracting information from high-resolution remotely sensed data at the 2009 AmericaView fall technical meeting at the USGS EROS Data Center in Sioux Falls, SD.

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