Title: Student Trainee
Address: 4210 University Dr., Anchorage, AK 99508-4626
Phone: (907) 786-7146
Fax: (907) 786-7150
Education and/or Training
|M.S.||2005||Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon|
|B.A.||2001||Middlebury College, Middlebury, Vermont|
Areas of Specialization and/or Research Interests
satellite remote sensing of land cover, vegetation structure, and snow cover
|2007 - Present||Research Geographer, US Geological Survey, Alaska Science Center|
|2006 - 2007||Environmental Scientist, SAIC contractor for the US Geological Survey, Alaska Science Center|
|2003 - 2005||Graduate Research Assistant, Department of Geosciences, Oregon State University|
|2002 - 2003||Independent Contractor for National Park Service/US Geological Survey, Northern Rocky Mountain Science Center, Glacier Field Station|
|2002||Research Associate, Montana State University contractor for the US Geological Survey, Northern Rocky Mountain Science Center, Glacier Field Station|
Professional Activities and/or Memberships
American Geophysical Union
Honors and/or Awards
Graduate Research Assistantship, Oregon State University Department of Geosciences, 2003-2005
Significant Recent Publications
Selkowitz, D. J. and S. V. Stehman. In review. Thematic accuracy of the National Land Cover Database (NLCD) 2001 land cover for Alaska.
Selkowitz, D. J., G. Green, B. Peterson, and B. Wylie. 2012. A multi-sensor lidar, multi-spectral and multi-angular approach for mapping canopy height in boreal forest regions. Remote Sensing of Environment 121:458-471
Selkowitz, D. J. 2010. A comparison of multi-spectral, multi-angular, and multi-temporal remote sensing datasets for fractional shrub canopy mapping in Arctic Alaska. Remote Sensing of Environment 114:1338-1352.
Stehman, S. V. and D. J. Selkowitz. 2010. A spatially stratified, multi-stage cluster sampling design for assessing accuracy of the Alaska (USA) National Land Cover Database (NLCD). International Journal of Remote Sensing 31:1877-1896.
Jones, B. J., R. Russel, Z. Lu, C. D. Arp, and D. J. Selkowitz. 2008. Radar imaging of winter seismic survey activity in the National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska. Polar Record 44:227-231.
Selkowitz, D. J., D. B. Fagre, and B. A. Reardon. 2002. Interannual variations in snowpack in the Crown of the Continent Ecosystem. Hydrological Processes 16:3651:3665.
Websites of Interest