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Brian Becker

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Remote Sensing
Dow Science Complex 292
  • Ph.D., Michigan State University, 2002
  • M.S., University of Illinois, 1993
  • B.S., Eastern Illinois University, 1989
​Teaching Areas
Geographic Information Sciences, Remote Sensing, Image Processing, Environmental Science, CAD Mapping for GIS
Research Fields
Applied Remote Sensing, Spectral Signature Processing/Analysis, Environmental Science, Wetland Ecology
​​Selected Publications
  • Becker, B.L., 2008, Mapping Chlorophyll-a Concentrations in West Lake, China using Landsat 7, Journal of Great Lakes Research, Vol. 34: pp. 559-565. 
  • Becker, B.L., 2007, A Classification-based Assessment of the Optimal Spectral and Spatial Resolutions of Coastal Wetland Imagery, Remote Sensing and Environment, Vol 108: pp. 111-120. 
  • Becker, B.L., D.P. Lusch, J Qi; 2005. Identifying optimal spectral bands from in-situ measurements of great lakes coastal wetlands using second-derivative analysis, Remote Sensing of Environment, Vol. 97: pp. 238-248. 
  • Herricks, E. E., B. L. Becker, and J. A. Wickenkamp 1994. Manual for the Development of Wetland Replacement Areas in Illinois. Illinois Department of Transportation. 
  • Becker, B. L., and D. Tazik 1994. Utilization of Geographic Information Systems for Wetland Mapping. Technical Paper, USACOE.

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