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Daniel J Foley

Daniel Foley is a geographer with the Western Geographic Science Center focused on remote sensing and geospatial analysis of croplands and water use to better understand crop water productivity to mitigate food and water insecurity in the 21st century. 

Professional Experience

  • Daniel Foley is a geographer working for the USGS within the Western Geographic Science Center. He has a Master of Science (M.S.) in Applied Geospatial Sciences and a graduate certificate in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) from Northern Arizona University. His research interests include utilizing GIS, geospatial technology, and remote sensing to solve problems in Earth and environmental scien

Honors and Awards

  • 2021 - Best presentation award: ICWSM007 2021: XV. International Conference on Water Security and Management. Istanbul, Turkey. June, 2021.

Abstracts and Presentations

  • Foley, D., Thenkabail, P.S.., Teluguntla, P., and Oliphant, A., 2021. Cloud-Based Evapotranspiration and Crop Water Productivity Model of Leading World Crops Using Landsat and Meteorological Data Computed with Google Earth Engine: A California Central Valley, USA Case Study. ICWSM007 2021: XV. International Conference on Water Security and Management. Istanbul, Turkey. June, 2021.

  • USGS Flagstaff Science Seminar: Foley, D. How to feed the planet with less water: Mapping crop water Productivity with Remote sensing. September 1, 2021

  • WGSC Science Seminar Talk: Foley, D. A cloud-based novel Crop Water Productivity (CWP) model of leading world crops in California’s Central Valley using Landsat and meteorological data computed on Google Earth Engine (GEE) Platform. September Sept 15, 2021

  • Flagstaff Festival of Science 2021 SCI Talks: Foley, D.  How to grow more food with less water using Geographic Science.  September 24, 2021

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