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Steve Sader

Steve Sader is a Professor of Forest Resources and Director - Maine Image Analysis Laboratory, Dept of Forest Management, University of Maine. He has over 20 years experience in forest ecosystems research and remote sensing including 19 years in Central America. He has been conducting research in northern Guatemala since 1991. His research has involved analysis of airborne sensors including JPL's L-band SAR, LIDAR, TIMS, TMS, CAMS, and satellite imagery directed to investigations of forest canopy structure, biomass, species composition, and time-series forest change monitoring. He has published extensively, and was the guest editor of a special issue of Photogrammetric Engineering and Remote Sensing on "Remote Sensing of Tropical Forests" published in 1990. He holds a Ph.D. in Forest Resources Management from the University of Idaho.

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