GIS Day 2011

  • Friday, December 2
  • Eck Visitors Center
  • Univeristy of Notre Dame

This year, the GIS Day Modeling Symposium will concentrate on large scale modeling in the Great Lakes region of the USA. Historically, extensive research from different academic areas, such as, biology, physics, chemistry and environmental engineering, have been carried out in the Great Lakes region.


  • Reception and Poster Presentations

  • Dr. Jaroslaw Nabrzyski

  • Director, Center for Research Computing
  • University of Notre Dame
  • Welcome address
  • Dr. Anthony Vodacek

  • Associate Professor
  • Digital Imaging and Remote Sensing Laboratory (RIT)
  • Center for Imaging Science
  • Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY
  • "Assimilating Optical and Thermal Remote Sensing Data with Plume models in Lake Ontario"
  • Dr. Dmitry Beletsky

  • Associate Research Scientist
  • CILER - School of Natural Resources and Environment (UM SNRE)
  • University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
  • "Modeling Thermal Structure and Circulation in the Great Lakes"
  • Dr. Venkatesh Merwade

  • Assistant Professor, Hydraulics and Hydrology Group
  • School of Civil Engineering
  • Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
  • "Hydrologic and Hydro-Climatic Modeling of Great Lakes Watersheds"
  • Dr. Joseph V. DePinto, PhD

  • Senior Scientist, LimnoTech, Ann Arbor, MI
  • Todd Redder, PE

  • Senior Environmental and Water Resources Engineer, LimnoTech, Ann Arbor, MI
  • Ed Verhamme

  • "Use of Spatial Data for Development and Application of Great Lakes Ecological Models"

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