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Benjamin Heumann

Photo of Benjamin HeumannAssistant Professor
Remote Sensing and Geographic Information Science
Director
Dow Science Complex 282
989-774-1254
Education
  • Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2011
  • M.Sc., McGill University, 2007
  • B.Sc. (Honours), McGill University, 2004
Teaching Areas
Remote Sensing, GIS, Research Methods, Physical Geography
Research Fields
Remote Sensing (Multispectral, Hyperspectral, RPV/UAV/Drones), Environmental Modeling, Biogeography and Landscape Ecology, Wetlands
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Selected Publications
  • Heumann, BW. (2015)The multiple comparisons problem in empirical remote sensing – an introduction. Photogrammetric Engineering and Remote Sensing.Vol. 81:12. pp21-847 doi:10.14358/PERS.81.12.21.
  • Heumann, BW, Hackett, RA. and Monfils, AK (2015). Testing the spectral diversity hypothesis using spectroscopy data in a simulated wetland community. Ecological Informatics.
  • Heumann, B.W., Walsh, SJ, Verdery, AM, McDaniel, PM, Rindfuss, RR. (2013). Land Suitability Modeling using a Geographic Socio-Environmental Niche-Based Approach: A Case Study from Northeastern Thailand. Annals of the Association of American Geographers. 103 (4), 764-784
  • Heumann, B.W. (2011) An Object-Based Classification of Mangroves using a Hybrid Decision Tree – Support Vector Machine Approach. Remote Sensing. 3, 2440-2460; doi:10.3390/rs3112440
  • Heumann, BW. (2011) Recent Advances of the Remote Sensing of Mangrove Forests and Future Opportunities. Progress in Physical Geography. 35(1), 2011.
  • Heumann, BW, JW Seaquist, L Eklundh, P Jonsson.  (2007). “AVHRR Derived Phenology Change in the Sahel, Soudan, and Guinean Regions, Africa, 1982 – 2005”. Remote Sensing of Environmen108 (4): 385-392