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Ethan Shavers, PhD

Dr. Ethan Shavers is the CEGIS Section Chief and lead researcher on the Remote Sensing and Modeling for Hydrography project. The project research focusses on developing strategies for automated hydrographic feature extraction and landscape characterization.

Dr. Shavers has a BS in Geology and PhD in Environmental Science and GIS, both from Saint Louis University (SLU). His dissertation work focused on remote sensing and spectral analysis of igneous lithologies. His work in the SLU Remote Sensing Lab involved optical instrument integration for unmanned aerial systems and remote sensing applications for precision agriculture. His federal career began as a Mendenhall Fellow in the CEGIS Multi-scale Representation project testing strategies for mapping headwater streams.