July 2019 - June 2020

JULY 2019 - JUNE 2020

May 2020
Our Ph.D. candidate, Mitchell,  presented his research in the first Tree Ring Society Virtual Symposium on May 29, 2020. The presentation is entitled Dendrochronology vs. Remote Sensing: a time-series comparison of tree rings and Landsat in a temperate forest context. Here is the link - https://youtu.be/eifIaIx6YFI

April 2020
Congratulations to Phuong Dao (Ph.D. Candidate) who was awarded Second Place for his presentation in the Student Honors Paper Competition (a virtual session) of the Remote Sensing Specialty Group, AAG Annual Meeting 2020. Phuong’s paper entitled “Improving Hyperspectral Image Segmentation by Applying Inverse Noise Weighting and Outlier Removal for Optimal Scale Selection” is co-authored with Kiran Mantripragada, Yuhong He, and Faisal Qureshi.

December 2019
The AAFC Research Scientist Dr. Jiali Shang and Prof. Yuhong He successfully hosted the Precision Agriculture and Remote Sensing Research Network Workshop on December 5, 2019, at UTM. Thanks to all AAFC research scientists Dr. Craig Drury, Dr. Jiali Shang, and Dr. Jiangui Liu and Mr. Charlie Lalonde from CJ Agren Consulting for sharing their valuable and important insights and ideas around precision agriculture. We look forward to our further collaboration. Our sincere thanks also go to the UTM Office of Vice-Principal who supported the workshop through Research Outreach, Conference and Colloquia Fund and GGR@UTM for all the logistic support.

  • When: Thursday, December 5th, 2019 from 9:30 to 4:00
  • Where: Davis building room 2094C, University of Toronto Mississauga
  • Who: Craig Drury (AAFC), Jiali Shang (AAFC), Jiangui Liu (AAFC), Charlie Lalonde (CJ Agren Consulting ), Cameron Proctor (U Windsor), Xiaoyong Xu (CPS, UTM), and Yuhong He, her lab members (Geography, UTM), and many graduate and undergraduate students. 

September 2019
Congratulations to Mitchell Bonney (Ph.D. Candidate) who was awarded the following departmental award: Oscar J. Marshall Graduate Fellowship from the Graduate Department of Geography and Planning.

September 2019
Congratulations to Mitchell Bonney (Ph.D. Candidate) who had his first paper “Attributing drivers to Spatio-temporal changes in tree density across a suburbanizing landscape since 1944.” (Bonney, M and He, Y.) published in Landscape and Urban Planning, Volume 192, 103652, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.landurbplan.2019.103652 (Impact Factor = 5.144).

September 2019
Congratulations to Cameron Proctor (Ph.D.) who started his Assistant Position at Winsor University.