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Department of Botany|College of Arts and Sciences

Ken Driese

Associate APL

Specialization: Remote sensing of vegetation, 
                         and vegetation ecology

Office: Ag C 330
Phone: 307-766-3975


B.A. Environmental Science, University of Virginia, 1981
M.S. Botany, University of Wyoming, 1992
Ph.D. Botany, University of Wyoming, 2004


BOT/GEOG 4111/5111: Introduction to Remote Sensing of the Environment
BOT/GEOG 4211/5211:  Advanced Remote Sensing of the Environment
BOT/GEOG 3150:  Survey of Remote Sensing Applications
BOT/ZOOL 4100:  Writing in the Biological Sciences (occasionally)

Research Emphasis

I currently do not have a research program, but in the past my research has focused on the application of Geographic Information Science to ecological problems.

Current Research Projects

Analysis of Hubbard Brook ice storm data - looking at the effect of a severe ice storm on succession in an experimental watershed.

Selected Publications

Sivanpillai, Ramesh and Kenneth L. Driese2008.  WyomingView:  Providing no-cost remotely sensed data for geographic education.  Journal of Geography 107(4-5):154-160.

Latchininsky, Alexandre, V., Ramesh Sivanpillai, Kenneth L. Driese and Hans Wilps.  2007.  Can early season Landsat images improve locust habitat monitoring in the Amudarya River Delta, Uzbekistan?  Journal of Orthoptera Research 16(2):167-173.

Reiners, William A. and Kenneth L. Driese.  2004.  Transport Processes in Nature.  Cambridge University Press.

Driese, Kenneth L., William A. Reiners, Gary M. Lovett and Samuel M. Simkin.  2004.  A vegetation map for the Catskill Park, NY derived from multi-temporal Landsat imagery and GIS data.  Northeastern Naturalist 11(4):421-442.

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