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CNR

College of Natural Resources

Physical Address:
975 W. 6th Street
Moscow, Idaho

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS 1142 Moscow, ID 83844-1142

Phone: (208) 885-8981

Fax: (208) 885-5534

Email: cnr@uidaho.edu

Web: College of Natural Resources

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Paul Gessler

Paul Gessler

Professor and Director of the Northwest Knowledge Network in the Office of Research & Economic Development

Office

CNR 17C or NKN Director, Library 402b

Phone

CNR (208) 885-2595 or NKN (208) 885-4155

Mailing Address

Department of Forest, Rangeland, and Fire Sciences
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 1133
Moscow, Idaho 83844-1133

Degrees

  • Ph.D., Resource Management and Environmental Science (Environmental Modeling) 1996, Australian National University. Dissertation: Statistical Soil-Landscape Modeling for Environmental Management, Canberra, Australia
  • M.S., Environmental Monitoring (Remote Sensing) 1990, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • B.S., Natural Resources (Soil Science) 1986, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Research Interests

Cyberinfrastructure Development and Research Data Management
Remote sensing of forest ecosystems and regional remote sensing
Soil-landscape modeling and terrain analysis
Forest soils
Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and spatial analysis
Global positioning satellite systems, digital image processing
Airborne mapping and environmental monitoring

Northwest Knowledge Network




Refereed Publications

White, K.P., D.S. Page-Dumroese, M.D. Coleman, M.J. Kimsey, T.M. Shaw, J. Mandzak, P.E. Gessler, and J.A. Moore. Accepted. Douglas-fir growth and foliar nutrient status with nitrogen and multi-nutrient fertilization across parent materials of the Inland Northwest, USA. Journal of Forestry

White, K.P. , M.D. Coleman, D.S. Page-Dumroese, and P.E. Gessler, M. Kimsey and T. Shaw. Accepted. Examining soil parent material influence over Douglas-fir stem growth response to fertilization: taking advantage of information from spatiotemporally distributed experiments. Forest Ecology and Management

Tinkham, W.T., A.M.S. Smith, C. Hoffman, A.T. Hudak, M.J. Falkowski, M.E. Swanson, and P.E. Gessler. 2012. Investigating the influence of LIDAR ground surface errors on the utility of derived forest inventories. Canadian Journal of Forest Research. 42:413-422.

Brown, R., P. McDaniel, and P.E. Gessler. 2012. Terrain attribute modeling of volcanic ash distributions in northern Idaho. Soil Science Society of America Journal. 76(1): 1-9

Jewett, J., R.L. Lawrence, L. Marshall and P.E. Gessler. 2011. Spatiotemporal relationships between climate and whitebark pine mortality in the greater yellowstone ecosystem. Forest Science. 57(4): 320-335.

Sesnie, S., B. Finegan, P.E. Gessler, S. Rajaniemi, and A. Smith. 2010. The multispectral separability of Costa Rican rain forest composition and structural types with Landsat TM imagery and support vector machines. International Journal of Remote Sensing. 31(11):2885-2909.

Falkowski, M.J., A.T. Hudak, N.L. Crookston, P.E. Gessler, E.H. Ubeler and A.M.S. Smith. 2010. Landscape-scale parameterization of a tree-level forest growth model: A k-NN imputation approach incorporating LiDAR data. Canadian Journal of Forest Research. 40(2): 184-199.

Gorsevski P.V., P.E. Gessler and P. Jankowski. 2010. Integrating a fuzzy k-means classification and a Bayesian approach for spatial prediction of landslide hazard. In Fischer MM and Getis A (eds), Handbook of Applied Spatial Analysis, Springer. Chpt. F-1, p. 653-680.

Eitel, J., D.S. Long, P.E. Gessler, E.R. Hunt, and D. Brown. 2009. Sensitivity of ground-based remote sensing estimates of wheat chlorophyll content to variation in soil reflectance. Soil Science Society of America Journal. 73(5): 1715-1723.

Dickinson, J., A.Robinson, P.E. Gessler, A.M.S. Smith, and R.J. Harrod. 2009. Flatland in flames: a more simple canopy fire propagation model. International Journal of Wildland Fire. 18:527-535.

Falkowski, M.J., J. Evans, S. Martinuzzi, P.E. Gessler and A.T. Hudak. 2009. Characterizing forest succession with LiDAR data: an evaluation for the Inland Northwest, USA. Remote Sensing of Environment. 113(5):946-956. H

Strand, E.K., L.A. Vierling, S.C Bunting, and P.E. Gessler. 2009. Quantifying successional rates in western aspen woodlands: Current conditions, future predictions. Forest Ecology and Management. 257(8):1705-1715. H

Gorsevski, P.V. and P.E. Gessler. 2009. The design and development of a hyperspectral and multispectral airborne mapping system. ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing 64:184-192.

Sesnie, S., B. Finegan, P. Gessler, Z. Ramos. 2009. Landscale-scale environmental and floristic variation in Costa Rican old-growth rain forest remnants. Biotropica. 41(1): 16-26.

Gessler, P., R. Pike, T. Hengl, R.A. MacMillan and H.I. Reuter. 2009. The future of geomorphometry. Chapter 28 In: Hengl, T., Reuter, H.I. (eds.), Geomorphometry: concepts, software, applications. Developments in Soil Science, Vol. 33, 637-651. Elsevier.

Nelson, A., H.I. Reuter and P. Gessler. 2009. DEM production methods and sources. Chapter 3 In: Hengl, T., Reuter, H.I. (eds.), Geomorphometry: concepts, software, applications. Developments in Soil Science, Vol. 33, 65-86. Elsevier.

Reuter, H.I., T. Hengl, P. Gessler and P. Soille. 2009. Preparation of DEMs for geomorphometric analysis. Chapter 4 In: Hengl, T., Reuter, H.I. (eds.), Geomorphometry: concepts, software, applications. Developments in Soil Science, Vol. 33, 87-120. Elsevier.

*You can view a full list of awards, and publications in Paul's CV.

CNR

College of Natural Resources

Physical Address:
975 W. 6th Street
Moscow, Idaho

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS 1142 Moscow, ID 83844-1142

Phone: (208) 885-8981

Fax: (208) 885-5534

Email: cnr@uidaho.edu

Web: College of Natural Resources

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