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Monitoring ecosystem change from dense time series

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Breakout 1
Thursday, September 12, 2024
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Main Plenary - Bay Trust Forum

Speaker

Dr Txomin Hermosilla
Researcher
Canadian Forest Service

Temporal Dynamics and Forest Succession: National Annual Mapping of Tree Species in Canada using Landsat Time Series from 1984 to 2022

3:30 PM - 3:45 PM

Abstract

Biography

Txomin Hermosilla is a remote sensing research scientist with the Canadian Forest Service. He received his Ph.D. in Cartography and Remote Sensing from the Polytechnic University of Valencia (Spain) in 2011. His research focuses on developing methods for mass remotely sensed data processing for mapping and monitoring Canada’s forested ecosystems, including: image compositing, time series analysis, change detection and attribution, land cover and tree species classification, forest age, forest structure and biomass mapping.
Prof Randolph Wynne
Professor
Virginia Tech

Tree Canopy Cover Recovery of Southern Yellow Pines after stand-replacing disturbances

3:45 PM - 4:00 PM

Abstract

Biography

Dr. Randolph Wynne is Professor, Department of Forest Resources and Environmental Conservation, Virginia Tech and Director of the Interdisciplinary Graduate Research Program in Remote Sensing at Virginia Tech. His teaching and research focuses on the application of remote sensing to forest science and management. He is co-editor of Science of Remote Sensing and an associate editor of Remote Sensing of Environment.
Ms Flavie Pelletier
Phd Candidate
McGill University

An early national assessment of the 2024 wildfire season in Canada

4:00 PM - 4:15 PM

Abstract

Biography

Flavie Pelletier is a PhD candidate in the Cardille Computational Landscape Ecology Lab at McGill University. She has a Bachelor of Science in Forestry from the University of British Columbia and completed a dual master's degree at UBC (Master of Forestry) and the University of Freiburg (Master of International Forestry). She joined the Cardille lab in 2021 to combine her interest in remote sensing and forest fires. In her free time, she loves exploring the mountains on foot, on a bike or hanging from a climbing rope.
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Dr Minkyu Moon
Assistant Professor
Kangwon National University

A high spatial resolution land surface phenology dataset for AmeriFlux and NEON sites

4:15 PM - 4:30 PM

Abstract

Biography

Minkyu Moon joined Kangwon National University as an assistant professor in 2023. Before joining KNU, he was a researcher at Boston University, where he participated in various NASA-funded projects focused on developing and generating land surface phenology datasets at multiple scales, including the MODIS phenology product.
Antonio Ferraz
Science Systems Engineer
NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Chairperson

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