Three part image demonstrating applications of geomatic computer programming

GEM professors who conduct research in this area include:

  • Peter Deadman:
    • Natural resources management
    • Common pool resources
    • Modeling and simulation
    • Geographic information systems (GIS)
  • Claude Duguay:
    • Extraction of geophysical parameters from optical and microwave imagery
    • Development and improvement of numerical ice growth and heat transfer models
    • Climate variability and change using lake ice and snow as indicators
  • Peter Johnson:
    • Develop and evaluate several geospatial technologies, including agent-based models (ABM), geographic information systems (GIS), and the Geospatial Web 2.0 (Geoweb), determining how they can be used to facilitate better planning decisions.
  • Suzanne Kearns:
    • Human factors and education within the aviation industry
    • E-learning in aviation
    • Competency-based education in aviation
    • International aviation
    • Aviation safety
    • Safety management systems
  • Richard Kelly:
    • Remote sensing of the cryosphere, especially snow and ice environments, using ground, aircraft and satellite earth observation data.
  • Ellsworth LeDrew:
    • Atmosphere-cryosphere-hydrosphere feedback processes in the Canadian Arctic
    • Study of climate variability and the impact on tropical corals
    • Change detection of sea ice from radar imagery
    • The use of satellite imagery in global change studies
    • Validation of geophysical indices on radar imagery
  • Jonathan Li:
    • Satellite remote sensing and urban mapping
    • Intelligent object extraction algorithms
    • Digital terrain modeling and analysis
    • Wireless sensor networks and spatial sensor web
    • Environmental modeling and visualization
    • WebGIS for disaster management
    • Mobile mapping systems and ubiquitous mapping
  • Derek Robinson:
    • Land use, land management, and the carbon cycle
    • Agent-based modelling as an approach to integrate GIS, ecological, and human decision-making models to evaluate socio-economic contexts and policy scenarios on changes to land use and land cover, ecological function and the provision of ecosystem services, and human well-being.
  • Su-Yin Tan:
    • Geomatics and spatial data analysis with diverse application areas within both physical and human geography.