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Cian Dawson

Cian Dawson (he/him) is a hydrologist with the Hydrologic Remote Sensing Branch of the USGS Water Resources Mission Area Observing Systems Division.

Abstracts and Presentations

  • Dawson, C.B., Lane, J.W., and White, E.A., 2021, Testing of sUAS ground-penetrating radar for non-contact measurement of river bathymetry [abs.], in Symposium on the Application of Geophysics to Engineering and Environmental Problems (SAGEEP) 2021 Proceedings: Denver, Colorado, Environmental and Engineering Geophysical Society (EEGS). 

  • Dawson, C.B. and Lane, J.W., 2020, Non-contact ground-penetrating radar: results, applications, and limitations from testing in the United States [abs.], in American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, California, 7-11 December 2020: Washington, D.C., American Geophysical Union. 

  • Dawson, C.B., Lane, J.W., and White, E.A., 2020, Testing sUAS Ground-Penetrating Radar for Hydrologic Studies: Results, Lessons Learned, and Future Directions, in Society of Exploration Geophysicists (SEG) 2020 Drone Summit, November 4-6, 2020, Houston, Texas.

  • Dawson, C.B., Lane, J.W., and Briggs, M.A., 2019, Low-altitude airborne surveys for hydrologic studies: lessons learned and a path forward, in 2019 American Geophysical Union – Society of Exploration Geophysicists Airborne Geophysics Workshop, June 11-13, 2019, Davie, Florida.

  • Dawson, C.B., Lane, J.W., White, E.A., and Fulton, J.W., 2019, sUAS Ground-Penetrating Radar for Non-Contact Bathymetry, in Third Federal UAS Workshop, May 14-16, 2019, Mountain View, California. 

  • Dawson, C.B., Phelps, G., White, E.A., and Lane, J.W., 2019, Drone Geophysics: Lessons learned for testing and development to expand traditional geophysical methods for sUAS surveys [abs.], in American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, California, 9-13 December 2019: Washington, D.C., American Geophysical Union.

  • Lane, J.W., Dawson, C.B., and Briggs, M.A., Unoccupied Airborne Systems and Near-Surface Geophysics: What Does the Future Hold? (Invited) [abs.], in American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, California, 9-13 December 2019: Washington, D.C., American Geophysical Union.

  • Lane, J.W., Dawson, C.B., White, E.A., and Fulton, J.W., 2019, Non-contact measurement of river bathymetry using sUAS Radar: Recent developments and examples from the Northeastern United States, in Fifth International Conference on Engineering Geophysics, October 21-24, 2019, United Arab Emirates Proceedings: Society of Exploration Geophysicists, doi:10.1190/iceg2019-031.1

  • Lane, J.W., Fulton, J.W., Onufer, A., and Dawson, C.B., 2019, Development of a drone-deployed ground-penetrating radar system for non-contact bathymetry of freshwater systems, in 2019 American Geophysical Union – Society of Exploration Geophysicists Airborne Geophysics Workshop, June 11-13, 2019, Davie, Florida.

  • Dawson, C.B., 2018, sUAS - Hydrogeological Applications in the USGS: in Society of Exploration Geophysicists 2018, 19 October 2018, Anaheim, California. 

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