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Looking at Landscape Ecology

A visit with Hong S. He, Associate Professor, Forestry Department, School of Natural Resources

By LuAnne Roth
Published: - Topics: LANDIS landscape modeling fire management fire suppression forestry

How He came to this field

Topics: soil research GIS

He started out in the area of soil research, which was highly field-oriented at the time, consisting largely of digging up samples and identifying types. “When the GIS became available, that drew me into the technology. . . . I realized that a lot of the mapping and analytical work can be done with a computer.” He has now spent a decade in forestry research.