Jenny L Hanson



B.S. in Biology, University of Wisconsin - La Crosse, La Crosse WI 2001

    Minor: Applied Geography

    Concentration: Environmental Science

Research Interest:

  • Remote Sensing Technologies
  • Sonar Technologies and Applications in Rivers
    • Benthic Mapping
    • Bathymetry
    • Side Scan Sonar
    • Acoustic Doppler Current Profilers
    • Geomorphology
  • Elevation Data Collection and Processing (Lidar, Multibeam Echo Sounders)
  • Object Based Image Analysis/Automated Image Interpretation
  • Vegetation Classification/Mapping

Active Projects:

  • Develop Sonar Data Mapping on Three Rivers to Assess Suitability for Native Mussel Habitat
  • Benthic and Pelagic Mapping of Microhabitat of Channel and Off-channel Areas of the Upper Illinois River to Support Asian Carp Research
  • Aquatic Vegetation Mapping in Lake Erie using Object Based Image Analysis to Monitor the Effects of Grass Carp Herbivory