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Art Zygielbaum and Dave Scoby measure water content in corn leaves


Wardlow, Brian (Director, CALMIT ) Remote sensing tools used to assess agricultural, environmental, and natural resource issues, with a focus on drought. 402.472.6729
Gamon, John (Director, CALMIT Hyperspectral Aerial Monitoring Program) Studies the "breathing of the planet" - the exchanges of carbon and water vapour between the biosphere and the atmosphere that affect ecosystem productivity and help regulate our atmosphere and climate, and the use of remote sensing techniques to discern biodiversity. 402.472.7529
Franz, Trenton Performs ecohydrologic modeling of dryland ecosystems using near surface hydrogeophysics. 402.472.8718
Kilic, Ayse Applies remote sensing methods toward estimating land surface evapotranspiration using SEBAL and METRIC models. 402.472.8024
Neale, Christopher Uses airborne multispectral imagery for monitoring and mapping river corridors, riparian vegetation, wetlands, natural resources, irrigated agriculture. Concurrently is Director of Research, Daugherty Water for Food Institute. 402.472.5339
Walter-Shea, Elizabeth Studies light interactions in vegetative canopies and how this relates to plant functioning. 402.472.1553
Zygielbaum, Art Studies non-destructive methods for remote detection and measurement of water stress in vegetation using computer-based analysis and visualization tools. 402.472.3424

Post-doctoral Fellows

Gholizadeh, Hamed Co-supervised by
Art Zygielbaum
John Gamon
Hmimina, Gabriel John Gamon 402.472.2946
Yu, Rong John Gamon 402.472.2946

Emeritus Faculty

Rundquist, Don Professor, PhD University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Former CALMIT Director 402.472.7536
Gitelson, Anatoly Professor, PhD Rustov-on-Don State University, Russia
Lawson, Merlin Professor, PhD Clark University 402.472.2663
Narumalani, Sunil Professor, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, PhD University of South Carolina 402.472.2891


Callahan, Karin Research Associate, MS Utah State University 402.472.7556
Leavitt, Bryan Research Associate, MS Brigham Young University 402.310.1686
Perk, Rick Assistant Geoscientist, BSE South Dakota University 402.472.0310
Ratcliffe, Ian Remote Sensing/GIS Research Specialist, MS University of Nebraska-Lincoln 402.472.6514
Thayer, Donnette Website Design
Vaitkus, Milda Research Specialist, MS Oregon State University 402.472.0306


Chen, Junyao MA Geography Art Zygielbaum
Lehnert, Joe MA Geography Brian Wardlow
Mariano, Denis PhD Natural Resources Brian Wardlow
Moore, Ryan PhD Natural Resources Brian Wardlow
Stafford, Trey MA Geography Brian Wardlow
Zoller, Amy PhD Natural Resources Brian Wardlow

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