2014 Posters Presented at Michigan Tech's Campus

MTRI Sensor Capabilities
Wilson, Burns, Hart, Brooks

Assessment of Nutrient Status and Distribution of Algal Growth in Eastern Georgian Bay
Brooks, Grimm, Raymer, Jessee, Sayers

Using Multi-temporal Imagery to Improve Mapping and Inventory of the Sturgeon and Black-Presque Isle Watersheds? Forested Roads
Brooks, Banach, Fedora, Mobley, Behrendt

Global Distribution of Freshwater Chlorophyll: A New High-Resolution Method for Inland Lakes
Shuchman, Grimm, Raymer, Sayers,

Wave-Ice Sensor Network
van Nieuwstadt, Abbott, Anderson, Boprie, De Roo, Doyle, Garg, Karr, Lachner, Lyzenga,
Meadows, Nejati, Patel, Perkins, Rizor, Tyrrell, Ventikasubramony, Wong, Zhang, England

A Baseline and Standardized Method for Monitoring the Treatment and Control of Invasive Phragmites australis Along the Great Lakes Coastline and Assessing the Effects of Treatment on Ecosystem Biodiversity
Bourgeau-Chavez, Brooks, Carlson, Banda, Grim, Landon, Gould, Serocki, Apfelbaum, McGraw, Uzarski

Land-Cover/Land-Use Change Driving Fires in Post-Soviet Belarus, European Russia, and Lithuania
McCarty, Potapov, Prishchepov, Banach

Past and Future Fire in the? Arctic Tundra of Alaska
Bourgeau-Chavez, French, Jenkins, Laboda

Melting the Third Pole: Fires in the Andes and Himalayas
McCarty, Billmire, Banach

Improving Food Security in Sub-Saharan Africa
McCarty, Aden, Brown, Banach

Mineral Occurrence Revenue Estimation & Visualization Tool
Brooks, Shuchman, Billmire, Kourous-Harrigan

Web-Based Visualization of Carbon Fluxes and Model Uncertainty
Endsley, Billmire

Monitoring Harmful Algae Blooms (HABs) in the Great Lakes Using MODIS Satellite Data
Shuchman, Sayers, Raymer, Fahnenstiel, Brooks, Leshkevich

MichiganView
French, Bourgeau-Chavez, Endsley, Battaglia, Chavez, van Nieuwstadt

Evaluation of Bridge Decks at Near Highway? Speeds Using MTRI?s 3D Optical? Bridge-evaluation System (3DOBS)
Dobson, Brooks

Radar Measurements for Automotive Test Surrogate Design
Buller

Signature Study for Vehicle-Animal Collision Avoidance
Buller

Application of Geospatially Enabled Geographic Response Plans for Oil Spill Response in the Western Basin of Lake Erie
Dean, Brooks, Endsley, Oertli, Vorhees, Gulch

Characterization of Unpaved Road Condition Through the Use of Remote Sensing: Data Processing Results and Outreach
Brooks, Colling, Roussi, Singh, Dobson, Dean, Schlaff, Kuiber

MTRI Airforce
Dobson, Hart, Roussi, Brooks

NASA-BAER - Rapid Response Tools and Datasets for Post-Fire Erosion Mitigation
Miller, Billmire, Endsley, Banach, Renschler, MacDonald, Robichaud, Elliot

Ravel RAT: The Ravel Risk Assessment Tool
Miller, Sullivan, Garbarino, Russel, Robichaud, Wohlgemuth

Assessing Wetland Hydroperiod and Soil Moisture with Remote Sensing:? A Demonstration for the NASA Plum Brook Station
Colin Brooks, Dr. Laura Bourgeau-Chavez, Sarah Endres, Michael Battaglia, and Dr. Robert Shuchman

Great Lakes Coastal Wetland Mapping
Dr. Laura Bourgeau-Chavez, Mary Ellen Miller, Sarah Endres,
Michael Battaglia, Zach Laubach, and Phyllis Higman

Detection and Mapping of Vernal Pools with High Resolution PALSAR Data in Michigan
Bourgeau-Chavez, Scarborough, Endres, Battaglia, and Laubach

Developing Remote Sensing Products for Monitoring and Modeling the Vulnerability of Coastal Great Lakes Wetlands to Climate Change and Land Use
Bourgeau-Chavez, French, Ellen Miller, Banda, Endres, Battaglia, Goldberg, Martina, Currie, Hyndman, Martin, Kendall, Elgersma

3D Wireless Bridge Inspection Tablet App Allows MDOT bridge inspectors to enter element-level condition state data by interacting with a 3D bridge model
Brooks, Ahlborn, Kourous, Sawtell, Dobson, Jessee

Sustainable Geotechnical Asset Management - Geotechnical Asset Evaluation Using Remote Sensing
Brooks, Dobson, Dean

Internships at MTRI
French, Brooks

Remote Mapping of Tropical Peatlands? in Ecuador and Peru
Bourgeau-Chavez, Chimner, Lilleskov, Hribljan, Endres, Banda, and Serocki

A Model for SAR PolSAR Coherence in Everglades Vegetation
Atwood

Long Term Chlorophyll Observations in the Great Lakes from Oceancolor Satellite Data Using the Color Producing Agent Algorithm Retrieval Approach
Shuchman, Leshkevich, Brooks, Sayers, Hatt

Detection and Monitoring of Fire Disturbance in the Alaskan Tundra Using a decade long record of synthetic aperture radar satellite images
Jenkins, Bourgeau-Chavez, French, Laboda, Thelen

 

2013 Posters Presented at Michigan Tech’s Campus

MTRI Sensor Capabilities
Dr. Joseph Burns, Brian Wilson, Ben Hart, Colin Brooks

MTRI 2013 Field Work

MTRI Air Force
Chris Roussi, Colin Brooks, Ben Hart, Richard Dobson

Mapping Prescribed Burns and Wildfires from Twitter
Dr. Jessica L. McCarty and K. Arthur Endsley

Quantitative Analysis of Neonate Sleep Reflects Neurological Status
Dr. Joseph Burns

High Dynamic Range Imaging
Dr. John Valenzuela and Adam Webb

Ice Road Condition Monitoring Using UltraWideBand Radar
Dr. Robert Shuchman, Dr. Joseph Burns, Ben Hart, Anthony Landon

Detection and Mapping of Vernal Pools with High Resolution PALSAR and LiDAR Data in Michigan
Dr. Laura Bourgeau-Chavez, Anthony Landon, Sarah Endres, Zach Laubach

EPA Costal Wetland Mapping
Dr. Mary Ellen Miller, Dr. Laura Bourgeau-Chavez, Sarah Endres, Zach Laubach

Following Phragmites: MichiganView Brings Remote Sensing and Invasive Species Monitoring to the Classroom
Dr. Nancy French, Dr. Laura Bourgeau-Chavez, K. Arthur Endsley, Anthony Russel, Michael Battaglia, Maria Chavez

Modeling Carbon Emissions from the 2002 Biscuit Fire Using FARSITE for Applications for Future Fire Emissions
Dr. Jessica L. McCarty and David M. Banach

Using Fire and Erosion Tools to Predict Wildfire Risk and Sediment Yield
Dr. Mary Ellen Miller, Anthony Russel and William J Elliot

Rapid Response Tools and Datasets for Post-Fire Erosion Mitigation
Lessons Learned from the High Park and Rock House Fires

Dr. Mary Ellen Miller, Anthony Russel, Michael Billmire, K. Arthur Endsley

Spatial Modeling of Dry Ravel in Three Dimensions, Development of Ravel RAT: The Ravel Risk Assessment Tool
Dr. Mary Ellen Miller, and Anthony Russel

Characterization of Unpaved Road Condition Through the Use of Remote Sensing: Road Condition Data Collection and Analysis
Colin Brooks, Dr. Tim Colling, Christopher Roussi

Evaluation of Bridge Decks at Near Highway Speeds Using MTRI’s 3D Optical Bridge-evaluation System (3DOBS)
Rick Dobson and Colin Brooks

Design and Evaluation of a Vehicle Surrogate for Pre-Collision Systems
William Buller

UltraWideBand Radar Measurements of Water Waves
Dr. Joseph Burns, Dr. Robert Shuchman, Dr. Guy Meadows, Ben Hart

Application of Geospatially Enabled Geographic Response Plans for Oil Spill Response in the Western Basin of Lake Erie
David Dean, Colin Brooks, Arthur Endsley

A Satellite Algorithm for the Retrieval of Chlorophyll, Dissolved Organic Carbon, and Suspended Minerals for All the Great Lakes
Dr. Robert Shuchman, Colin Brooks, Mike Sayers, Chuck Hatt

Feasibility of Using Remote Sensing Imagery to Identify Lake Trout Spawning Sites
Dr. Robert Shuchman, Colin Brooks, Amanda Grimm

Monitoring Harmful Algae Blooms (HABs) in the Great Lakes Using MODIS Satellite Data
Dr. Robert Shuchman, Mike Sayers, Zach Raymer, Dr. Gary Fahnenstiel, Colin Brooks

Mapping Lake Bottom Environments: Using Satellite Remote Sensing in the Great Lakes National Parks
Dr. Robert Shuchman, Colin Brooks, Mike Sayers, Reid Sawtell, Amanda Grimm, Nate Jessee

Michigan Tech Research Institute: Aquatic Remote Sensing Validation Platforms
Dr. Robert Shuchman, Dr. Guy Meadows, Colin Brooks, Nate Jessee

Satellite-Derived Primary Productivity Estimates for Lake Michigan
Dr. Robert Shuchman, Mike Sayers, Colin Brooks, Dr. Gary Fahnenstiel

Satellite Derived Great Lakes Remote Sensing: Interactive Mapping Website
Dr. Robert Shuchman, K. Arthur Endsley, Colin Brooks, Nate Jessee

Synthetic Aperture Radar Data For Tundra Fire Remote Sensing
Dr. Nancy French, Liza Jenkins, Dr. Laura Bourgeau-Chavez

Remote Sensing-Based Detection and Monitoring of Dangerous Currents in the State of Michigan
Dr. Guy Meadows, Amanda Grimm, David Dean

Information-theoretic Assessment of System Parameter Uncertainty on Inverse Reconstruction Problems
Dr. Brian Thelen and Joel LeBlanc

Vulnerability of North American Boreal Peatlands to Interactions Between Climate, Hydrology, and Wildland Fire
Dr. Laura Bourgeau-Chavez, Liz Banda, Erik Boren, Liza K. Jenkins, Naomi Hamermesh

Web-Based Visualization of Carbon Fluxes and Model Uncertainty
K. Arthur Endsley, Nicholas Molen, Reid Sawtell, Amy Howes

Internships at MTRI
Colin Brooks and Dr. Nancy French

Michigan Tech Research Institute (MTRI)

2012 Posters Presented at Michigan Tech’s Campus

Radar Scattering Design Elements for a Pre-Collision System Surrogate Target
William Buller

Tundra Fire Detection Algorithm
Dr. Nancy French, Dr. Mary Ellen Miller, John Shriver

Michigan Tech’s Survey Vessel Husky Traveler
Dr. Robert Shuchman, Dr. Guy Meadows

Modeling Post-fire Erosion: Linking Remote Sensing and a Process-based Hydrological Model for Post-fire Remediation: High Park Fire, CO
Dr. Mary Ellen Miller, Dr. William J Elliot

MTRI Measurement Capabilities
Brian R Wilson and Colin Brooks

Multi-Dimensional Analysis of Fine Resolution RADAR Signals from Moving Objects
Dr. Mark Stuff, Dr. Nikola Subotic, Joseph Garbarino

OpenClimateGIS
Tyler A. Erickson and K. Arthur Endsley

Internships at MTRI
Dr. Nancy French and Colin Brooks

Joint Estimation of Stokes Images and Aberrations from Phase-diverse Polarimetric Measurements
Dr. John Valenzuela

Great Lakes Area of Concern Tributary Monitoring Program: Remote Sensing Support
Dr. Robert Shuchman, Colin Brooks, Mike Sayers, K. Arthur Endsley, Nate Jessee, Jamey Anderson

Great Lakes Cladophora Mapping
Dr. Robert Shuchman, Dr. Marty Auer, Dr. Guy Meadows, Colin Brooks, Mike Sayers

A Satellite Algorithm for the Retrieval of Chlorophyll, Dissolved Organic Carbon, and Suspended Minerals for All the Great Lakes
Dr. Robert Shuchman, Colin Brooks, Mike Sayers, Chuck Hatt

Characterization of Unpaved Road Condition Through the Use of Remote Sensing: Mapping of Unpaved Road Locations
Colin Brooks, Tim Colling, Christopher Roussi, Caesar Singh, Richard Dobson, David Dean

Multi-year Black Carbon Emissions from Cropland Burning in the Russian Federation
Dr. Jessica L. McCarty

USFWS Midwest Wetlands Assessment
Colin Brooks, Dr. Charles Olson, Richard Dobson, David Dean, Kirk Scarbrough, David Banach, Justin Carter

Satellite-Derived Primary Productivity Estimates for Lake Michigan??Dr. Robert Shuchman, Mike Sayers, Colin Brooks, Gary Fahnenstiel

Historical and Projected Changes in Carbon Export to the Gulf of Maine Resulting from Land Use and Climate Change
Dr. Nancy French, Dr. Laura Bourgeau-Chavez, Dr. Jessica L. McCarty, Michael Billmire

Development of Geospatial Data and Tools for Wildland Fire Emissions Modeling for the U.S.
Dr. Nancy French, Dr. Jessica L. McCarty, Michael Billmire, Tyler Erickson, Naomi Hamermesh

System Identification Using Low-Dimensional Objects
Joel LeBlanc

Radar Detection and Monitoring of Invasive Phragmites in the Coastal Great Lakes
Dr. Laura Bourgeau-Chavez and Colin Brooks

Advanced Fuel Moisture Retrieval Algorithm Development using Polarimetric Satellite C-band RADARSAT-2? Data
Dr. Laura Bourgeau-Chavez

Detection of Woody Wetlands using L?Band
Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR)

Dr. Laura Bourgeau-Chavez, Kirk Scarbrough, Anthony Landon

Mineral Occurrence Revenue Estimation & Visualization Tool
Dr. Robert Shuchman, Colin Brooks, Helen Kourous-Harrigan, Michael Billmire

EPA Coastal Wetland Mapping
Dr. Laura Bourgeau-Chavez, Dr. Mary Ellen Miller, Sarah Endres, Zach Laubach

Sleep State Dynamics Reflect Reduced Sleep Fragmentation with OSA is Treated with CPAP
Dr. Joseph W. Burns

Integrating Remote Sensing-Based Estimates of Crop Residue Burning into an Emissions Inventory: Results from a Collaboration with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Dr. Jessica L. McCarty

Great Lakes Observing Platforms U-GLOS and Wind Sentinel Buoy: Marine Engineering Laboratory (MEL), an element of the new Great Lakes Research Center (GLRC)
Dr. Guy Meadows

3D Optical Bridge-evaluation System (3DOBS)
Dr. Robert Shuchman, Richard Dobson, Colin Brooks, Chris Roussi

Mapping Harmful Algae Blooms (HABs) in the Great Lakes Using MODIS and MERIS Satellite Data
Dr. Robert Shuchman, Mike Sayers, Zach Raymer, Gary Fahnenstiel, Colin Brooks

Modeling Acute Respiratory Illness during the 2007 San Diego Wildland Fires Using a Coupled Emissions-Transport System and Generalized Additive Modeling
Dr. Nancy French and Dr. Brian Thelen

Ultrawideband Radar Measurements of Arctic Lake Ice
Dr. Joseph Burns, Liza Jenkins, Dr. Robert Shuchman

2011 Posters Presented at Michigan Tech’s Campus

To view photographs of us at the poster session, visit Michigan Tech's College of Engineering News

Michigan Tech Research Institute (MTRI)
Dr. Robert Shuchman, Dr. Nikola Subotic, Greg Leonard, Lisa Phillips

Specialized Tools

Keweenaw Waterway North Buoy
Dr. Robert Shuchman, Dr. W. Charles Kerfoot, Dr. Sarah Green

Ranger III Instrumentation
Christopher Roussi and Benjamin Hart

GASS: Glacier Ablation Sensor System
Dr. Robert Shuchman

Internships at MTRI: Create the Future
Colin Brooks and Dr. Nancy French

Measurement Hardware and Capabilities
Brian Wilson, Joseph Burns, Colin Brooks

MichiganView
Dr. Tyler Erickson and K. Arthur Endsley

Public Remote Sensing Data Products and Applications for Michigan
Dr. Tyler Erickson and K. Arthur Endsley

Mineral Occurrence Revenue Estimation & Visualization Tool MOREV: A System for Evaluating Potential Revenue and Carbon Emissions from Mineral Resources for Existing and Expanded Rail Networks in the Alaska-northwest Canada region
Dr. Robert Shuchman, Colin Brooks, Helen Kourous-Harrigan, D. Eric Keefauver, Michael Billmire, Richard Dobson, Nate Jessee, Michelle Wienert, Angela Yu