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Curriculum Vitae

This page outlines a selection of my professional work

It's updated once a year, or so

 

ACADEMIC PREPARATION                                              

B.A. Geography, San Francisco State University , 1978

M.A. Geography,  San Jose State University , 1981                              

Ph.D. Geography,   Kent State University , 1986


PUBLICATIONS

Books

Environmental Sensing: Analytical techniques for earth observation, Springer, 2012

Integrated Environmental Planning, Blackwell Publishers, Malden, MA., 2003.

Environmental Decision Making: An Information Technology Approach, Blackwell Science Publishers, Inc, Malden, MA., 1997.

Articles

James K. Lein (2014) Projecting Regional Sustainability Trends using Geospatial Analytics, Papers in Applied Geography, in review

 

James K. Lein (2014) Toward a Remote Sensing Solution for Regional Sustainability Assessment and Monitoring, Sustainability, 6, 2067-2086

 

James K. Lein (2013) Hazard Characterization of Induced Seismicity in Eastern Ohio: A Scenario Analysis Using HAZUS-MH, Papers in Applied Geography, 36, 64-74.

 

Kropp, W.W. Lein, J.K. (2013) Scenario Analysis for Urban Sustainability Assessment: A Spatial Multicriteria Decision Analysis Approach, Environmental Practice: Journal of the national Association of Environmental Professionals, Accepted 12/14/2012

 

James K. Lein “Deriving Measurement Endpoints Using Moderate Resolution Sensors: Meeting the Monitoring Challenge for Ecological Risk Assessment in Ares Subject to Hydrualic Fracturing, Papers of the Applied Geography Conference, (2012), 35, 27-35

 

Walter W. Kropp and James K. Lein, "Assessing the Geographic Expression of Urban Sustainability: A Scenario Based Approach Incorporating Spatial Multicriteria Decision Analysis, Sustainability, (2012) 4, 2348-2365.

 

James K. Lein. " Tracking Environmental Compliance and Remediation Trajectories Using Image-based Anomaly Detection Methodologies" , Remote Sensing, (2011) 3, 2384-2402

 

James K. Lein and Lyndsey E. Abel. "Hazard Vulnerability Assessment: How Well Does Nature Follow Our Rules?", Environmental Hazards, (2010) 9: 147-166.

 

James K. Lein. "Implementing Remote Sensing Strategies to Support Environmental Compliance Assessment: A neural network application, Environmental Science and Policy, (2009) 12: 948-958.

 

Lyndsey E. Abel and James K. Lein, "Assessing the Impact of Variable Weighting Strategies on the Spatial Patten of Hazard Vulnerability, Papers of the Applied Geography Conferences (2009) 32: 124-133.

 

James K. Lein and Nicole Stump,  “Modeling Wildfire Potential in Southeastern Ohio using Geospatial Technology”,  Applied Geography, (2009) 29: 21-34.

 

James K. Lein, and Karis L. Day,  “Assessing the Growth Inducing Impact of Infrastructure Development in Appalachian Ohio” Land Use Policy (2008) 25: 210-223.


Remote Sensing for Homeland Security: Assessing Vulnerability, Earth Imaging Journal 5, 2008, 20-25.

 

Geospatial Solutions to Bird Strike Mitigation and Hazard Identification”, Papers of the Applied
Geography Conferences (2006) 29: 123-132.

 

Toward the Rapid Characterization of the Built Environment Within the Wildland-Urban Interface: A Soft Classification Strategy," GIScience and Remote Sensing, 43, 2006, 179-196.

 

James Lein and Nicole Stump, Wildland-Urban Interface Delineation Using Spectral Linear Unmixing, Papers of the Applied Geography Conference, 26, 2005, pp 140-149.

 

Developing Image-based Decision Support Tools for Homeland Security Applications, Images to Decisions: Remote Sensing Foundations for GIS Applications Conference, 2004, pp 127-139. 

Assessing the Applicability of Satellite Imagery for Environmental Regulatory Compliance Monitoring Assessment”, Journal of Environmental Technology Management, 4, 2004, pp 157-173. 

James Lein and Monica Kovacic, Developing A Satellite-Based Vulnerability Assessment for Homeland Security Applications, Papers of the Applied Geography Conference, 26, 2003, pp 133-143.  

Applying Evidential Reasoning Methods to Agricultural Land Cover Classification, International Journal of Remote Sensing, 24, 2003, pp 4161-4180.  

Sensing Sprawl: Toward the Monitoring of Urban Expansion Using Dempster-Shafer Theory, GeoCarto International, 18, 2003,pp  61-70.

OhioView: A Case Study in Progress, On-Line Journal of Space Communications, v. 3. 2002.

New Directions in the Use of Satellite Data for Cumulative Impact Assessment, Environmental Practice, v 4 (2002), pp 330-235.

Evaluating the Utility of Land Satellite Information for Strip Mine Reclamation Monitoring and Assessment, Papers and Proceedings of the Applied Geography Conference, p 1 -9, 2001,  

Timothy G. Anderson and James K. Lein, Toward the Delineation of Relic Landscapes Using Landsat TM+ Data, Papers and Proceedings of the Applied Geography Conference, 19-22, 2001

Developing a Statewide Environmental Monitoring Program Using Landsat Data: The OhioView Example,  Proceedings of the Pecora 14/Land Satellite Information Conference, 1999, p 303-313..

Evaluating the Role of GIS in Environmental Impact Assessment: An Applications Perspective, Applied Geographic Studies,v.2 (1998) pp 59-75.

Validating Long-Sequence AVHRR Time Series Data: What do the Patterns Reveal?, Papers and Proceeding of the Applied Geography Conferences, v. 21, 1998, pp. 263-271.

John D. Waldron and James K. Lein, Applying Geographic Information Systems Toward the Delineation and Analysis of Prehistoric Landscapes, Papers and Proceeding of the Applied Geography Conferences, v. 21, pp 290-299.

Developing Environmental Monitoring Systems Using Remote Sensing and Neural Network Technologies, Technical Papers and Proceeding of the American Society for Photogrammetric Engineering and Remote Sensing, v 3, 1997, pp323-332.

Automating the EIA Process with GIS: Stages and Strategies, Proceedings of the 1997 GIS/LIS Conference, 1997, pp 395-401.

James K. Lein and Aaron Burk. Neural Networks for GIS Map Reclassification", Papers and Proceeding of the Applied Geography Conferences, vol.19, 1996, pp 289-296.

Mapping Environmental Carrying Capacity Using An Artificial Neural Network: A First Experiment, Land Degradation and Rehabilitation, v 6, 1995, p.17-28.

On The Evaluation of Cumulative Environmental Change: Implications for Global-Scale Assessment. The Papers and Proceedings of the Applied Geography Conferences, v. 17, 1994, p.156-163.

Charles Gichana Manyara and James K. Lein. Exploring the Suitability of Fuzzy Set Theory in Image Classification: A Comparative Study Applied to the Mau Forest Area Kenya. ASPRS Technical Papers, v. 1. 1994, p.384-391.

Qualitative Reasoning and Environmental Decision Making: The Role of Logic Modeling, The Papers and Proceedings of the Applied Geography Conferences, v.16, 1993, p.30-135.

Formalizing Expert Judgment in the Environmental Impact Assessment Process, The Environmental Professional, v.5(1), 1993, p.95-102.

Applying Expert Systems Technology to Carrying Capacity Assessment: A Demonstration Prototype, Journal of Environmental Management, v.37, 1993, p.63-84.

On the Application of Expert Systems in Environmental Performance Assessment: A Consequence Analysis Example, Journal of Environmental Systems, v.21(2), 1992, p.167-183.

Modeling Environmental Impact Using an Expert-Geographic Information System, Proceedings: Geographic Information Systems/Land Information Systems '92, v.1, 1992, p.436-444.

Expressing Environmental Risk Using Fuzzy Variables: A Preliminary Evaluation, The Environmental Professional, v.14(3), 1992, p.257-268.

Carrying Capacity Classification Using an Artificial Neural Network With NOAA AVHRR-NDVI Data, Proceedings: Annual Convention of the American Society for Photogrammetric Engineering and Remote Sensing, v.1, 1992, p.275-284.

Asaph Anyamba and James K. Lein. "Monitoring Ecological Change Using AVHRR-NDVI Imagery: A Kenyan Example", Proceedings; Resource Technology '92 - Conference of Global Change, v.2, 1992, p.24-34.

R.E. Davies and James K. Lein. "Applying an Expert System Methodology for Solid Waste Landfill Site Selection" Proceedings of the Urban Regional Information Systems Association, v.3, 1991, p.125-137.

Exploring a Knowledge-based Procedure for Developmental Suitability Analysis, Applied Geography, v.10(3), 1990, p.171-186.

The Assessment of Land Use/Land Cover Impacts on Local Climate, Journal of Environmental Management, v.28, 1989, p.157-175.

An Expert System Approach to Environmental Impact Assessment", International Journal of Environmental Studies, v.33, 1989, p.12-27.

Chapters in Books

A Preliminary GIS Analysis of the Hocking Valley Archaic and Woodland Settlement Trends, by Nicole I. Stump, James Lein, Abrams, and Freter, in THE EMERGENCE OF THE MOUNDBUILDERS: THE ARCHAEOLOGY OF TRIBAL SOCIETIES IN SOUTHEASTERN OHIO, edited by Elliot M. Abrams and Ann Corinne Freter,  2004. Ohio University Press., pp. 25  -38. 

Woodland Communities in the Hocking Valley, by David Crowell, Abrams, Freter, and Lein,  in, THE EMERGENCE OF THE MOUNDBUILDERS: THE ARCHAEOLOGY OF TRIBAL SOCIETIES IN SOUTHEASTERN OHIO, edited by Elliot M. Abrams and Ann Corinne Freter., 2004. Ohio University Press.  pp. 82 - 97.

Formalizing Expert Judgment in the Environmental Impact Assessment Process, in J. Lemons (editor), Readings in the Environment, Blackwell Science, Inc, Cambridge MA, p. 230-247., 1995.

An Expert System Approach to Environmental Assessment, in J. Rose (editor), Environmental Concepts, Policies, and Strategies, Gordon and Breach Science Publishers, p.199-214., 1991.

Papers Presented 

James K. Lein, “Developing satellite-based Land Use Intensity Metrics for Urban Sustainability Monitoring, American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing Annual Meeting, March 24, 2013

 

James K. Lein, Hazard Characterization of Induced Seismicity in Eastern Ohio: A Scenario Analysis Using HHAZUS-MH, Applied Geography Conference, Annapolis, MD, October 31, 2013

 

James K. Lein, Implementing a Remote Sensing Monitoring System to Support Sustainable Development: The OhioMAP Concept, Ohio GIS Conference, Columbus, OH,  September 12, 2013

 

James K. Lein,” Hyperspectral Assessment of Fire Hazard within the Wildland Urban Interface", Annual Meeting, American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, Baltimore, MD, March 27, 2013

James K. Lein “Deriving Measurement Endpoints Using Moderate Resolution Sensors: Meeting the Monitoring Challenge for Ecological Risk assessment in Areas Subject to Hydrualic Fracturing, Applied Geography Conference, Minneapolis, MN, Oct 20, 2012

James K. Lein, Deriving Measurement Endpoints Using Moderate Resolution Sensors: Monitoring and Assessment for Hydraulic Fracturing, Ohio GIS Conference,  Columbus, OH, September 19, 2012

James K. Lein and Heather DeWalt, Employing Long-Sequence Remote Sensing and Earth-Trend Modeling to Assess Glacial Response on Northern California’s Mount Shasta, 46th Annual Meeting: Geological Society of America North-Central Section, Dayton, OH, April 23, 2012

Applying Image-based Anomaly Detection Methodologies for Environmental Remediation Assessment, Annual Meeting, American Society for Photogrammtery and Remote Sensing, Sacramento, CA, March 23, 2012

Environmental Compliance Monitoring Using Moderate Resolution Systems: The Landsat Example,

AmericaView Fall Technical Meeting, Cleveland, OH. October 2011.

 

Environmental Compliance Monitoring: An Example Using Moderate Resolution Landsat Data, OhioGIS Confernce, COlumbus, OH., September, 2011.

 

James K. Lein and Walter W. Kropp. " Achieving Development Guidance Solutions Using GIS: Is Sustainability Spatial?",Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers, Seattle, WA., April 2011.

 

Exploring Open Source Alternatives for Image Processing Applications, 2011 Eastern Great Lakes Region ASPRS Winter Technical Meeting, Toledo, OH, February 2011.

 

James K. Lein and Walter W. Kropp, Spatial Multicriteria Decision Analysis: Prescriptive Modeling for Sustainable Development, The 33rd Applied Geography Conference, Fort Worth, TX, October 2010.

 

Sateliite Remote Sensing for Environmental Compliance Assessment, OhioGIS Conference, Columbus, OH, September, 2010

 

James K. Lein and Matthew G. Alden, A Comparative Assessment of Evidenced-based Classification for Environmental Reclamation Monitoring, Annual Meeting, Association of American Geographers, Washington, DC,  April 2010.

 

Sensing on a Shoestring: an evaluation of open source alternatives for image processing applications, OhioGIS Conference, Columbus, OH, September, 2010.

James K. Lein and Lyndsey E. Abel , Assessing the Impact of Variable Weighting Strategies on the Spatial Patten of Hazard Vulnerability, 32nd Annual  Applied Geography Conference, Baton Rouge, LA, . October 2009.

 

Bringing Remote Sensing Down to Earth: Enhancing the Operational Utility of Satellite Technologies for Local Decision Making, Ohio GIS Conference, Columbus, OH., September, 2009.

Lyndsey E. Able and James K. Lein, The Influence of Factor Weighing Strategies on Spatial Vulnerability Assessment, Annual Meeting, Association of American Geographers, San Francisco, CA, April 2007.

 

Toward the Refinement of the Urban Terrain Zone Classification System Based on Hyperspectral Phenomenology, Annual Meeting, American Society for Photogrammetery and Remote Sensing, Baltimore, MD, March, 2009.

 

Compliance Remote Sensing: Satellite Solutions to the Environmental Compliance Problems, Satellites and Environmental Law Symposium, University College London, London, England, December, 2008.

 

Operational Considerations in the Application of Spaceborn Sensors for Environmental Compliance Enforcement and Monitoring, Annual Meeting, American Society for Photogrammetery and Remote Sensing, Portland, OR, May 2008.

 

Evaluating Environmental Compliance Monitoring via Remote Sensing Methodologies, Annual Meeting, Association of American Geographers, Boston, MA. April, 2008.

 

James K. Lein and Karis Day, Assessing the Growth Inducing Impact of Infrastructure Development in Appalachian Ohio. Annual Meeting, Association of American Geographers, San Francisco, CA, April 2007.

 

Remote Sensing for Environmental Compliance; Operational Challenges and Practical Limitations, International Symposium on Satellite Monitoring for Environmental Compliance Assessment The Space Policy Institute, George Washington University, Washington, DC: September 2007.

 

James K. Lein and Karis Day, Infrastructure Development and Land Use Change in Appalachian Ohio, 30th Annual Applied Geography Conference, Indianapolis, IN, October, 2007

 

James K. Lein, J and Nicole Stump, Assessing Wildfire Potential Within the Wildland Urban Interface:  A Southeastern Ohio Example, 30th Annual Applied Geography Conference, Indianapolis, IN, October 2007

 

Geospatial Solution to Bird Strike Mitigation and Hazard Identification, 29th Annual Applied Geography Conference, Tampa, FL, October, 2006.

 

Exploring Bird Strike Risk Mitigation: A Combined Remote Sensing/GIS Approach,

Annual Meeting, Association of American Geographers, Chicago, IL, March, 2006

 

Wildland-Urban Interface Delineation Using Spectral Linear Unmixing, 28th Annual Applied Geography Conference, Washington, DC., November 4, 2005.

 

Identifying Land Cover Attractants for Bird Strike Risk Mitigation: A Combined Remote Sensing/GIS Approach, Annual Meeting East lakes Division: Association of American Geographers, Bowling Green, OH., Oct. 21, 2005.

 

Evaluating Soft Classification Strategies for Wildland Urban Interface Mapping, OhioGIS Conference, Columbus, OH., Sept 22, 2005

 

Applying Spectral Mixture Analysis to Wildland/Urban Interface Mapping in Ohio, Annual Meeting, Association of American Geographers, Denver, CO., April 5, 2005.

Urban Terrain Classification Using Spectral Mixture Analysis With Moderate to Resolution Satellite Imagery, Annual Meeting, East Lakes Division, Association of American Geographers,  Athens, OH, October 16, 2004.

Developing Image-based Decision Support Tools for Homeland Security Applications, Images to Decisions: Remote Sensing Foundations for GIS Applications Conference, ASPRS, Kansas City, Missouri, Sept 11, 2004.

Developing Remote Sensing Solutions to Improve Public-Sector Decision Making Science, Technology and Innovation Meeting, NASA Plum Brook, April 14, 2004. 

Defining Remote Sensing Capabilities for Homeland Security Applications, Air Force Remote Sensing Lab, Wright-Paterson AFB, Dayton, OH, April 28, 2004.

Remote Sensing Contributions to Homeland Security Research, 4th Annual AmericaView Meeting, Washington, DC., February 12, 2004 

Developing A Satellite-Based Vulnerability Assessment for Homeland Security Applications,26th Annual Applied Geography Conference, Colorado Spring, CO,  October 25, 2003.

 

Characterizing Site and Situational Factors for Satellite-based Vulnerability Assessments- A Homeland Security Example, 99th Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers,  New Orleans, LA. May 7, 2003           

A Comparative Analysis of Landsat 7 and ASTER Data for Environmental Applications, Annual Meeting AAG, Los Angeles, CA, March 21, 2002

 

Current Status of Land over Analysis and Mapping in Southeastern Ohio - 2nd Annual Gateway2 Earth Confernece, Cleveland Ohio, January 25th, 2002.

Reviewing trends in the role of satellite data for environmental applications - 2nd annual Gateway2Earth Conference, Cleveland Ohio, January 24th- 26th, 2002

Statewide Farmland Loss Monitoring: The OhioView Example, Annual Meeting of the South East Division: Association of American Geographers, Lexington, KY, November 3, 2001.

Shannon Cummins and James K. Lein, Toward the Delineation of Relic Landscapes Using Landsat TM+ Data, 24th Annual Applied Geography Conference, Fort Worth, TX, November 15, 2001.

Evaluating the Utility of Land Satellite Information for Strip Mine Reclamation Monitoring and Assessment, 24th Annual Applied Geography Conference, Fort Worth, TX, November 15, 2001,

Applying Medium resolution Satellite Data for Watershed Restoration Monitoring, Ohio Planning Conference, Akron, OH, October 5, 2001.

Data Integration for Land Cover Analysis in Ohio, 2nd Annual Gateway to
Earth Meeting, Sioux Falls, SD, August 7, 2001

Applying Remote Sensing Technology in Appalachian Ohio, Annual Meeting: Association of American Geographers, New York, NY. March , 2001

Applying Satellite Data for Regional Development and Environmental Planning: Assessing Need and Delivering Results, Gateway to Earth Conference, NASA Glenn Research Center, Cleveland, OH, November, 2000.

Land Cover Monitoring from Space: The OhioView Example, Annual Meeting, East Lakes Division, Association of American Geographers, Oxford, OH, October, 2000.

Recent Developments in the Simulation of Land Use/Land Cover Change, 23rd Annual Applied Geography Conference, Tampa, FL, October, 2000.

Assessing Land Use-Land Cover Change in Southeast Ohio From Landsat 7 TM+ Data, Gateway to the Earth Symposium, USGS/EROS Data Center, Sioux Falls, SD, August, 2000.

Characterizing Farmland Loss Using Landsat TM Data, Annual Meeting: Association of American Geographers, Pittsburgh, PA, April, 2000.

Developing Environmental Monitoring Programs Using Landsat Data: The OhioView Example, Pecora 14 / Land Satellite Information III Conference, Denver, CO, November, 1999.

Dynamic Modeling Strategies for Environmental Decision Support: An Application Perspective, 22nd Annual Applied Geography Conference, Charlotte, NC, October, 1999.

Evaluating the Role of Expert Systems in Applied Geographic Analysis, Annual Meeting: Association of American Geographers, Boston, MA, March, 1998.

Validating Long-Sequence AVHRR Time Series Data, 21st Annual Applied Geography Conference, Louisville, KY, October, 1998.

John D. Waldron and James K. Lein, Applying Geographic Information Systems Toward the Delineation and Analysis of Prehistoric Landscapes:, 21st Annual Applied Geography Conference, Louisville, KY, October, 1998.

Incorporating Local Knowledge in Land Use Decision Making, Annual Meeting: East Lakes Division- Association of American Geographers, Columbus, OH, 1998.

Automating the EIA Process with GIS, GIS/LIS '97, Cincinnati, OH, October, 1997.

Generating Development Scenarios Along the Urban-Rural Fringe in a GIS Environment, 20th Annual Applied Geography Conference, Albuquerque, NM, November, 1997.

Environmental Monitoring Using an Artificial Neural Network with PathFinder AVHRR Data, Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers, Fort Worth, TX, April, 1997.

Developing Environmental Monitoring Systems Using Remote Sensing and Artificial Neural Network Technologies, Annual Meeting: American Society for Photogrammetric Engineering and Remote Sensing, Seattle, WA, April, 1997.

Neural Networks for Environmental Monitoring Using AVHRR NDVI Data Sets, Joint Meeting of the West Lakes and East Lakes Divisions, Association of American Geographers, Valparaiso, IN, October 25, 1996.

James K. Lein and Aaron Burk, Neural Networks for GIS Map Reclassification, 19th Annual Applied Geography Conference, Kansas City, MO, October 18, 1996.

Issues in the Formulation of GIS Decision Rules, Annual Meeting: East Lakes Division, Association of American Geographers, Toledo, OH, October 20-21, 1995.

Archiving Spatial Information: Is There A Role for GIS , Annual Meeting:Society of Ohio Archivists, Athens, OH. September 28-30, 1995.

Qualitative Reasoning and the Development of Improved Spatial Process Models, Annual Meeting, association of American Geographers, San Francisco, CA., March 31, 1994.

On the Evaluation of Cumulative Environmental Change: Implications for Global-Scale Assessment, 17th Annual Applied Geography Conference, Akron, Ohio, October 14, 1994.

Considerations in the Design of Neural Network Models for Spatial Analysis and Cartographic Modeling, GIS/LIS'94, Phoenix, AZ, October 25, 1994.

Charles Gichana Manyara and James K. Lein, Exploring the Suitability of Fuzzy Set Theory in Image Classification, Annual Convention, American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, Reno, NV., April 26, 1994.

Qualitative Reasoning and Environmental Decision Making: The Role of Logic Modeling, 16th Annual Applied Geography Conference, Toronto, Canada, October 14, 1993.

Geographic Information Systems: Design and Development Considerations, Ohio Planning Conference-Southeast Ohio Section, March 6, 1993.

Noise Impact Assessment: A Combined GIS-Expert System Approach, Annual Meetings, Association of American Geographers, Atlanta, GA., April 10, 1993.

Developing Neural Network Applications for Landscape Analysis: Prospects and Pitfalls, Applied Geography Conference, Kent State University, Kent, OH., February 19, 1993.

Carrying Capacity Classification Using an Artificial Neural Network With NOAA AVHRR-NDVI Data, Annual Meetings, American Society for Photogrammetric Engineering and Remote Sensing, Albuquerque, New Mexico, March 4, 1992.

Developing A Neural Network Approach for Monitoring Environmental Carrying Capacity, Annual Meetings: Association of American Geographers, San Diego, CA., April 19, 1992.

Modeling Environmental Impact Using an Expert-Geographic Information System, 1992 GIS/LIS Conference, San Jose,CA., November 11, 1992.

Asaph Anyamba and James K. Lein, Monitoring Ecological Change Using AVHRR-NDVI Imagery: A Kenyan Example, 1992 RT/ASPRS Conference on Global Change, Washington, D.C., August 5, 1992.

Applying an Artificial Neural Network to Land Resource Assessment, Annual Meetings of the East Lakes Division of the Association of American Geographers, Youngstown, OH., November 2, 1991.

Employing Fuzzy Variables in Geographic Information Systems, GIS Symposium, Center for Advanced Land Management Information Technologies, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE., February 25, 1991.

Russell E. Davies and James K. Lein, Applying an Expert System Methodology For Solid Waste Landfill Site Selection, Annual Conference of the Urban Regional Information Systems Association, San Francisco, CA., August 15, 1991.

James K. Lein and F.E. Bernard, New Directions in the Expression of Environmental Carrying Capacity, Annual Meetings: Association of American Geographers, Miami FL., April 14, 1991.

User Acceptance as a Factor in Expert System Design, American Society for Photogrammetric Engineering and Remote Sensing, Fall Convention, Cleveland, OH., Sept 18, 1989.

Defining the Operational Context of GIS Decision Making in Environmental Management. Annual Conference: National Association of Environmental Professionals, Reno NV., June 20, 1989.

The Human Factor in Environmental Change, Annual Meetings: East Lakes Division of the Association of American Geographers, Charleston, WV., November 20, 1989.

SUITABLY: A Rule-based Expert System for Developmental Suitability Analysis, Annual Meetings: East Lakes Division of the Association of American Geographers, Charleston, WV., November 20, 1989.


GRANTS AND AWARDS

SCAN-5: 2011 Water Quality Metrics and Evaluation, US Army SMDB Laboratory / Ohio Aerospace Institute, $69,000 (7/1/20011-6/30,2012). R. Beck (P.I.) with co-grantees, Hongxing Liu, and J.Lein.

SCAN-4 : 2010  Lake Eries Water Study, US Army SMDB Laboratory / Ohio Aerospace Institute,  $227,000 (7/1/2010-6/30,2011). R. Beck (P.I.) with co-grantees, Hongxing Liu, and J.Lein.


SCAN-III:  Sensor and Communications Airship Network- Phase 3 “, US Army SMDB Laboratory / Ohio Aerospace Institute,  $139,000 (7/1/2009-6/30,2010). R. Beck (P.I.) with co-grantees, R. Frohn, and J.Lein.

SCAN-II: Sensor and Communications Airship Network- Phase 2 “, US Army SMDB Laboratory / Ohio Aerospace Institute,  $435,000 (7/1/2008-6/30,2009). R. Beck (P.I.) with co-grantees, R. Frohn, and J.Lein.

SCAN-I: Sensor and Communications Airship Network-Phase 1 “, US Army SMDB Laboratory / Ohio Aerospace Institute,  $154,840, R. Beck (P.I.) with co-grantees, K. Hinkle, and J.Lein.

Spatial Analysis for Forest Stewardship Evaluation in Ohio, Ohio Department of Natural Resources- Division of Forestry, $25,000 ,

Wildfire Risk Mapping at the Wildland/Urban Interface to Support Community Level Assessment, ODNR-Dept of Forestry, $56,753.

 Assessing Habitat and Land Cover Attractants for Bird Strike Risk Mitigation Through Mutli- and Hyper-spectral Remote Sensing Techniques, OAI/NASA GRC, $94,859

Sustaining Land Remote Sensing Education and Research in Ohio, AmericaView, Inc., $89,500 

Urban Terrain Mapping and Analysis Using moderate to Fine Resolution Satellite Imagery, NASA Glenn Research Center, $33,500 ( 7/1/2003-6/30/2004), J. Lein (P.I.) 

Supporting OhioView Operations and Governance, NASA Glenn Research Center, $42,985 (7/1/2003-6/30/2004), J. Lein (P.I.) 

Infrastructure Support for Enhanced Remote Sensing Research in Ohio, U.S. Geological Survey, $89,500, J. Lein (P.I.) with co-grantees 

Implementing the AmericaView Organizational Plan: Phase II, U.S. Geological Survey, $139,215, J. Lein (P.I.) with co-grantees

Establishing a National Program for Satellite Data Dissemination and Research: The AmericaView Project, United States Geological Survey, EROS Data Center, $225,000, (6/1/2002 - 5/30/2003), James K. Lein (P.I.)

OhioView Virtual University program in Remote Sensing and GIS technology, Ohio Board of Regents $304,731 Mandy Munro-Stasiuk, Kent State University(pi).( 4/1/2002), J. Lein (co-pi).

Characterizing Site and Situational Factors for Satellite-based Vulnerability Assessment- A Homeland Security Example, NASA GRC/Ohio Aerospace Inst., $95,000, (6/1/2002 - 9/1/2003), James K. Lein (pi)

Implementing Web-based Solutions for Satellite Data Presentation, Analysis and Understanding, United States Geological Survey, EROS Data Center, $375,00, (6/1/2001 - 7/30/2002), J Lein (P.I.).

Mapping Natural Hazard Exposure Patterns Using Landsat 7 Data, NASA-Glen Research Center, $53,015, (6/1/2001 - 6/31/2002), J. Lein (P.I.).

Satellite Data Integration and Image Visualization for Land Cover Analysis in Ohio, United States Geological Survey, EROS Data Center, $ 479,998 (9/1/2000 - 8/31/2001), J. Lein (P.I.),

Demonstrating the Value of Satellite Information for Development and Planning in Appalachian Ohio, NASA - GRC, $105,000, (6/1/2000 - 5/31/2001), J.Lein (P.I.)

Developing A Statewide Monitoring Program for Environmental Analysis Using Landsat Data, United States Geological Survey- EROS Data Center, $184,293 (9/1/99 - 8/31/00), J. Lein (P.I.).

GeoMedia For Desktop GIS: Intergraph Corporation, $30,000, 4/1/1999.

Applications of Landsat, ASTER and MODIS Data to Land Cover Mapping in Ohio, United States Geological Survey- EROS Data Center, $ 120, 181 (120,181) (4/1/98 - 3/31/99), J. Lein (co-P.I.).

Landsat Data For Land Cover Mapping in Ohio, United States Geological Survey - EROS Data Center, $ 21,000 (4/1/98-3/31/99), J. Lein (co-P.I.)

Establishing an Environmental Research Program for Southeast Ohio, State of Ohio 1804 Fund Award, 1989, $21,000.


 

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