Former Students

Name Level Dissertation/Thesis Title Supervisor Employment Start Date Graduation Date Destination After Graduation
Alemu, Henok PhD Contemporary Evapotranspiration Changes and Drivers in the Nile Basin Senay, Gabriel 08/24/15 Private Sector
Arnold, Sarah MS Changing Fire Return Intervals in Southern California Cochrane, Mark 02/12/08 02/18/09 Private Sector
Barber, Christopher PhD Efficacy of forested protected areas in the Brazilian Amazon. Cochrane, Mark 01/27/07 08/24/12 Post-Doctoral Fellow at GSCE
Barnes, Christopher A. PhD United States Land Cover Land Use Change, Albedo and Radiative Forcing: Past and Potential Climate Implications Roy, David 01/16/07 12/17/10 Contract Scientist, USGS EROS Data Center, Sioux Falls, SD
Barreto de Andrade, Rafael PhD Fire disturbance and diversity and composition of Sacarabeinae beetles in the Brazilian Amazon. Cochrane, Mark 01/07/08 08/24/12 Scarabaeoidea Neotropica, Biological Sciences, Zoological Institute, Federal University At Mato Grosso, Brazil
Boyte, Stephen MS Wildfire regimes and landscape dynamics in the Black Hills, USA Wimberly, Michael 05/09/07 12/18/09 Contract Scientist, USGS EROS Data Center, Sioux Falls, SD
Broich, Mark PhD Advancing the Quantification of Humid Tropical Forest Cover Loss with Multi-Resolution Optical Remote Sensing Data: Samplling and Wall-to-Wall Mapping Hansen, Matthew 08/01/06 12/17/10 Research Fellow, Univrsity of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
Bwangoy-Bankanza, Jean-Robert B. PhD Mapping the flooded forest of the Congo Basin using multisource and multiresolution data. Hansen, Matthew 03/10/06 05/03/13 Local Project Mgr. - Wildlife Works - Mai Ndombe REDDt in DRC
Case, Adam MS Forest Characterization Using Multi-Resolution Satellite Data and In Situ Measurements of Chequamegon National Forest in Wisconsin Hansen, Matthew 06/05/06 12/21/07 Contract Scientist, USGS EROS Data Center, Sioux Falls, SD
Dieye, Amadou M. PhD Land cover land use change and soil organic carbon under climate variability in the semi-arid West African Sahel (1960-2050) Roy, David 06/24/06 03/24/16 Centre de Suivi Ecologique (Ecological monitoring Center), Dakar, Senegal
Friesz, Aaron MS Effects of Bird Community Structure on West Nile Virus Incidence in Norther Great Plains Wimberly, Michael 08/31/10 08/24/12 Contract Scientist, USGS EROS Data Center, Sioux Falls, SD
Ganapathy, Narayana PhD Influences of forest toads on the spatial pattern of modern wildfire regimes in the East Cascades of Washington State Wimberly, Michael 05/19/06 12/16/11 Visiting Assistant Professor, University of Montana
Giree, Namita MS Quantifying Forest Cover Loss in Malaysia from 1990 to 2005: Comparisons with Contemporaneous Change in Indonesia Hansen, Matthew 08/21/09 12/16/11 Research Assistant at GSCE
Helder, Benjamin MS Characterizing Maize and Soy Senescence by Divergence of Multiple Spectral Indices Henebry, Geoffrey M. 04/01/09 08/24/12 Contract Scientist, USGS EROS Data Center, Sioux Falls, SD
Homer, Collin Gordon PhD Developing a remote sensing monitoring framework for the Sagerush Steppe ecosystem in Wyoming. Loveland, Thomas R. 08/01/11 12/18/13 Project Manager, USGS/EROS
Kovalskyy, Valeriy PhD An Event Driven Phenology Model: Devleopment and Valication Henebry, Geoffrey M. 01/08/06 08/26/11 Post-Doctoral Fellow at GSCE
Krehbiel, Cole MS Impacts of urban areas on vegetation development along rural-urban gradients in the Upper Midwest: 2003-2012 Henebry, Geoffrey M. 01/06/14 11/19/15 Remote Sensing Scientist, Innovate!, Inc., Contractor to the USGS/EROS
Lamsal, Aashis MS Evaluating Geospatial Visualization Methods for West Nile Virus Risk Mapping Wimberly, Michael 01/04/09 08/26/11 Geospatial Analyst at GSCE
Li, Zhengpeng PhD Liu, Shuguang Research Scientist, Earth System Science Interdisciplinary Center, University of Maryland
Lindquist, Erik PhD Hansen, Matthew Forestry Officer, United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization
Mestre, Luiz PhD Effects of wildfire on Amazonian bird communities Cochrane, Mark 08/24/07 08/28/11 Professor - Universidade Federal Do Parana, Brazil
Mfuka, Confiance MS Characterizing Spectral Signatures for Forest Cover and Change Using Field Data: A Case-Study of Kimvula Territory in Democratic Republic of Congo from 2000-2010 Hansen, Matthew 02/10/11 12/18/13 Research Assistant at SDSU, Plant Sciences
Midekisa, Alemayehu PhD Integrating Multi-Sensor Satellite Data for Malaria Early Warning in the Amhara Region of Ethiopia Wimberly, Michael Post-Doctoral Fellow at UC San Francisco
Moran, Christopher MS Mountain Pine Beetles, Mitigation Treatments, and Fire Behavior in Ponderosa Pine of the Black Hills, SD Cochrane, Mark 01/10/11 08/26/11 Wildland Fire-Fighting, USFS
Ndekelu, Marcelline MS Roy, David Lecturer, University of Kinshasa, Agronomy Department, DRC
Ochieng, Eugene Apindi MS A Medium Resolution Map of Africa Hansen, Matthew 12/31/09 05/11/07 Spatial Analyst @ Spatial World - Kenya
Pabst, Kari MS Remote Sensing Applications for Classifying Burn Severity of Wildland Fires in the Grand Canyon, Arizona Cochrane, Mark 01/05/05 05/07/10 Contract Scientist, USGS EROS Data Center, Sioux Falls, SD
Pervez, Shahriar PhD Assessing the Impacts of Climate and Land Use and Land Cover Change on Freshwater Availability: Applications in the Ganges and the Brahmaputra River Basins Henebry, Geoffrey M. 08/23/07 07/21/14 Senior Scientist at InuTeq, contractor to USGS/EROS
Salas, Eric Ariel L. PhD Evaluation and application of a new shape-sensitive metric useful for characterizing both spectral curves and LiDAR waveforms Henebry, Geoffrey M. 01/08/06 05/19/14 Post-Doctoral Fellow at New Mexico State University
Sathyachandran, Sanath Kumar PhD Fire type classification in the Brazilian Legal Amazon Roy, David 01/04/08 06/20/14 Post-Doctoral Fellow at GSCE
Sigdel Phuyal, Mandira MS Hanan, Niall P 12/11/15 USGS, Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center (NPWRC), Jamestown, ND
Stoker, Jason Roy, David Physical Scientist, USGS Fort Collins Science Center, U.S.
Swartos, Ashley MS Mapping Oil Palm Expansion in the Brazilian Amazon Cochrane, Mark 05/09/15 Private Sector
Velpuri, Naga Manohar PhD Satellite driven hydrologic modeling of ungauged lakes and reservoirs in East Africa Senay, Gabriel 08/01/07 05/04/12 Post-Doctoral Fellowat USGS/EROS
White, Emma PhD Changing Arable Field and Farm Sizes of the Conterminous United States, A Decennial Assessment Roy, David 12/16/15 GIS Consultant, UK