Dr. Yongwei Sheng is Professor of Geography at UCLA. He is a leading expert in Geospatial Information Systems and Technologies (GIST) with research interests in remote sensing, photogrammetry, and geographic information systems (GIS), and their scientific applications for large-area environmental monitoring and assessment. His research interests include geographic information acquisition, uncertainty in geographic information, 3-D information technologies for GIScience. He in ininvolved in many research projects using GIST as a tool to address natural resources and environmental issues, including the NASA Surface Water and Ocean Topography (SWOT) satellite mission. His research objectives include monitoring lake dynamics in the context of global change, especially in the Tibetan Plateau and the pan-Arctic.
Northern Change Research Laboratory
Institute at Brown for Environment and Society (IBES)
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Providence, RI 02912