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Jenny L Hanson

Jenny Hansen

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

Education and Certifications

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

        Minor: Applied Geography

        Concentration: Environmental Science

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