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Ken Driese

Ken Driese


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Senior Lecturer | WYGISC

Office: Room 330, Agriculture C
Phone: (307) 766-2743
Email: kdriese@uwyo.edu

 

Ken Driese

Education

  • PhD, University of Wyoming, Botany
  • MS, University of Wyoming, Botany
  • BA, University of Virginia, Environmental Science

Professional Affiliations

American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing

Current Courses Taught

  • GIST 3111: Introduction to Remote Sensing
  • GIST 5111: Introduction to Remote Sensing
  • GIST 5211: Advanced Remote Sensing

Other Recent Teaching

  • Undergraduate
    • Field Ecology
    • Scientific Communication
    • Survey of Remote Sensing Applications

Research Interests

  • Remote Sensing – applications in ecology, land cover mapping, model parameterization

 Representative Recent / Ongoing Projects

  • No current research line—administering GIST program

Representative Publications

Books:

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

Peer Reviewed Journal Articles:

Kabihi, K, G.B. Paige, A.L. Hild, and K. Driese. 2019. A ground-based LiDAR test of gap-intercept applications to estimate mean shrub height within Greater Sage-Grouse nesting habitat. Western North American Naturalist. (December 2019)

Vithanage, Jagath, Scott Miller, and Kenneth Driese. 2016. Land cover characterization for a watershed in Kenya using MODIS data and Fourier algorithms. Journal of Applied Remote Sensing 10(4) Vithanage, Jagath, Scott Miller, and Kenneth Driese. 2016. Land cover characterization for a watershed in Kenya using MODIS data and Fourier algorithms. Journal of Applied Remote Sensing 10(4).

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.

Reiners, William A. and Kenneth L. Driese.  2001.  The propagation of ecological influences through heterogeneous environmental space.  Bioscience 51(11):939-950.

Driese, Kenneth L., William A. Reiners and Robert C. Thurston.  2001.  Rule-based integration of GIS and remote sensing for landcover mapping in NE Costa Rica.  Geocarto International 16(1):35-44.

Driese, Kenneth L. and W.A. Reiners.  1998.  Aerodynamic roughness parameters for semi-arid natural shrub communities of Wyoming, USA.  Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 88:1-14.

Driese, Kenneth L., William A. Reiners, Evelyn Merrill, and Kenneth Gerow.  1997.  A digital land cover map of Wyoming:  A tool for vegetation analysis.  Journal of Vegetation Science 8:133-146.


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