NorthDakotaView

Geospatial and Remote Sensing Technologies for North Dakota

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North Dakota View

Department of Geography

University of North Dakota

221 Centennial Drive, Stop 9020

Grand Forks, ND 58202

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North Dakota View

Department of Geography

University of North Dakota

221 Centennial Drive, Stop 9020

Grand Forks, ND 58202

Phone: 701-777-4589

Fax: 701-777-6195

E-mail: bradley.rundquist@und.edu

spencer.mcgrew@my.und.edu

 

 

Selected Bios of Partner Representatives

Phone: 701-777-4589

Fax: 701-777-6195

E-mail: bradley.rundquist@und.edu

spencer.mcgrew@my.und.edu

Name: Gary Cummisk, Ph.D.
Institution: Dickinson State University, Department of Social Sciences
Position: Assistant Professor of Geography and Anthropology
Interests: World regions, globalization, conservation, geography and humanities, video
Expertise: Use GIS and GPS applications in classroom - interested in evolving technology
Email: Gary.Cummisk@dsu.nodak.edu

 

Name: Gary Halvorson
Institution: Sitting Bull College
Position: Agriculture Division Director
Interests: Native culture, science
Expertise: Soil chemistry
Email: garyh@sbci.edu

 

Name: Don Hoff
Institution: Valley City State University
Position: Associate Professor of Science/Education
Interests: GPS student applications, remote sensing applications for undergraduates
Expertise: limited in this area
Email: donald.hoff@vcsu.edu

 

Name: Spencer McGrew
Institution: University of North Dakota, Department of Geography
Position: Student/ NDView Coordinator
Interests: Aquatic invasive species, remote sensing, transportation and economic geography
Expertise:
Email: spencer.mcgrew@my.und.edu

 

Name: Angie Milakovic
Institution: Bismarck State College, Department of Science and Engineering
Position: Geographic Information System Program Coordinator/Professor
Interests: Biogeography, GIS project development/management, topology, various remote sensing applications including NDVI, hyperspectral analyses, and Landsat missions
Expertise: I'm very interested in images related to vegetation change/time and spectral delineation, but I'm not sure anyone can be a true expert in the field because it changes so fast.  I wouldn't call myself an expert, but I know quite a lot about it.
Email: Angela.Milakovic@bsc.nodak.edu

 

Name: Douglas C. Munski
Institution: University of North Dakota, Department of Geography
Position: Faculty Member/Professor
Interests: K-12 and GER course applications of geospatial technologies
Expertise: I still am at the neophyte stage as I am technologically-challenged.
Email: douglas.munski@und.edu

 

Name: Laura Munski
Institution: Dakota Science Center
Position: Executive Director
Interests: Providing teachers with the Mapping Your World textbook and hands-on experience using it.
Expertise: liaison between teachers and university faculty
Email: lmunski@yahoo.com

 

Name: Juan Miguel Pedraza

Institution: University of North Dakota, Office of University Relations

Position: Science Writer/Editor
Interests: Applications of geospatial technologies across disciplines and in K-12
Expertise: Science writer, science PR
Email: juan.pedraza@und.edu

 

Name: Brad Rundquist
Institution: University of North Dakota
Position: Professor and Chair, Department of Geography, UND
Interests: Land use/land cover change mapping, spatial and temporal
variation in remotely sensed vegetation condition, remote detection of invasive plant species, general environmental remote sensing, proximal remote sensing, remote sensing education.
Expertise: Land cover classification, proximal remote sensing
Email: bradley.rundquist@und.edu

 

Name: Santhosh Seelan
Institution: University of North Dakota
Position: Professor and Chair, Department of Space Studies, John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences, UND
Interests: Remote sensing applications
Expertise: Applications to ground water targeting, precision agriculture, global change studies
Email: seelan@aero.und.edu

 

Name: Gregory Vandeberg
Institution: University of North Dakota, Department of Geography
Position: Associate Professor, Department of Geography, UND
Interests: Surface water quality including nutrients and heavy metals, fluvial and glacial geomorphology, disturbed land reclamation, GIS and remote sensing applications for environmental problems.
Expertise: geomorphology, GIS and GPS systems
Email: gregory.vandeberg@und.edu

In an effort to promote communication and awareness about geospatial technology education and applications in North Dakota a list of users is provided.  We realize there are many more people in the state utilizing geospatial technology but this is just a sample of representatives from our various partner institutions.  We would like to expand this list so drop us an email if you would like to be included.

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