Guofan Shao

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Department of Forestry and Natural Resources
Purdue University, USA

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Dr. Guofan Shao is currently a full professor of Geo-Eco-Informatics, Department of Forestry and Natural Resources, Purdue University. Dr. Shao completed his undergraduate and graduate degrees from Northeastern Forestry University, China in 1982 and 1985 respectively. Dr. Shao earned his PhD in Ecology, Chinese Academy of Sciences in 1989. Before joining Purdue University, Dr. Shao was Research Scientist, Department of Environmental Sciences, University of Virginia, USA (1994-96) and Research Fellow, John Kennedy Space Center, NASA,USA •(June 05 – Aug 05). He has over 127 refereed publications, 19 Book chapters and 6 Books.

Research Interest

Dr. Guofan Shao's research interests include: Remote Sensing: image data processing and error propagation Geographic Information Systems:land-use change analysis and decision support systems Forestry: digital forestry and multi-purpose forest management Ecology: forest ecology, landscape ecology, and biodiversity conservation

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