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Research topics

The following is a list of some recent projects making use of geospatial technologies.
  • Assessing the risk of exposure to lead in NWPA – Waggett, C. 2006–2007
  • Bathymetry mapping of natural lakes in NWPA – Ostrofsky, M. 2003–2009
  • Biomonitoring in the French Creek watershed – Wissinger, S. 2003–Present
  • Estimating wetland gains and losses in NWPA – Wissinger, S. 2003–2009
  • Geographical examination of Myioborus redstarts Mumme, R. 2009
  • Examining prehistoric processes that shaped French Creek – Grote, T. 2008
  • Mapping invasive species of vegetation at the ENWR – Sargent, S. 2004–2007
  • Mapping sugar maple production in North America – Whitney, G. 2003–2004
  • Modeling the risk to Lyme disease in northern California – Waggett, C. 2004–2007
  • Pennsylvania Certified Forests Products Initiative – Bensel, T. 2004–2006
  • Promoting ecotourism in northwest Pennsylvania – Bowden, R. 2001–2006
  • Surficial geology mapping in northwestern Pennsylvania – O’Brien, R. 2005–Present
  • Windmill feasibility for Acutec Manufacturing, Inc. – Bowden, R. 2007
 
Publications

Faculty have also been recognized for their use of GIS in many publications.  Here's just a few.