University of Calgary Department of Geomatics Engineering


  • Developing new methodologies for semi-automated registration of multi-source satellite
    imagery with varying geometric resolutions,

  • Integrating photogrammetric and LIDAR data,

  • True orthophoto generation,

  • Geometric calibration and stability analysis of medium-format digital imaging systems,

  • Photogrammetric techniques for manipulating biomedical imagery,

  • Modeling the perspective geometry of high-resolution imaging satellites,

  • Multi-sensor triangulation,

  • Mobile Mapping Systems (MMS),

  • Feature-based photogrammetric triangulation,

  • Self-calibrating bundle adjustment for masonry wall deflections,

  • Automated extraction of buildings and urban road network from very high resolution

  • Imaging satellites, and

  • Direct versus indirect geo-referencing techniques.

Remote Sensing:

  • DInSAR for subsidence in permafrost regions,

  • Exploiting new sensor technology for determining environmental parameters,

  • Improving remotely sensed estimates of Leaf Area Index in Montane and Boreal Forests,

  • Modeling snow evaporation using GPS derived perceptible water vapor,

  • 2-D heave/settlement model of permafrost,

  • Modeling whale-watching activities in the Saguenay-St.Lawrence Marine Park (SSLMP) in Quebec using a multi-agent system,

  • Multi-scale analysis of remote sensing data to improve automated land-use classification,

  • Accurate mapping of wetlands from LANDS AT imagery, and

  • Fusion of multi-source satellite imagery for urban mapping.

Geographic Information Systems:

  • Geospatial analysis using kriging on subsidence pattern analysis,

  • Management scenarios to reduce deforestation in an agricultural region of Southern Quebec using a geographic cellular automaton model,

School of Engineering

Investigating sustainable scenarios of urban expansion in the City of Calgary, Alberta, using

  • a cellular automaton and a multi-agent model,

  • Spatio-temporal data modeling and analysis,

  • Spatial statistics for change analysis,

  • GIS and heuristics for transportation and logistics applications ,

  • Mobile computing for location-based services, and

  • Web-based 3D visualization.

List of publications can be found in the personal webpages of the faculty members

Dissertations of graduate students are available

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