Dr. Angela Kross is a full-time faculty in Geospatial Technologies at the Department of Geography, Planning and Environment, Concordia University, Canada. She holds an MSc. Degree in Geographic Information Science / Remote Sensing from the Wageningen University and Research Centre, Wageningen, Netherlands; and a Ph.D. in Physical Geography / Remote Sensing from McGill University.
Prior to joining Concordia in August 2015, she was a research associate at Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada. Dr. Kross has worked with GIS and Remote Sensing since 2004, is currently teaching GIS and Remote Sensing courses at the department, and is in charge of the Summer GIS Certificate program.
Marco Burelli, manager of Network, Academic and Geospatial technology, is a permanent GPE staff member dedicated to managing the gis lab computers, server, data management and piloting the department's drone. He assists with the Summer GIS Certificate program full-time, for the entire week.
Through guest lectures, participants will also benefit from the expertise of other researchers from the department of Geography, Planning and Environment working on different aspects of geospatial technologies:
- Dr. Sebastien Caquard: Mapping Stories
- Dr. Pascale Biron: Watershed hydrology with GIS
- Dr. Zachary Patterson: Transportation GIS
- Dr. Jochen Jaeger: Urban Sprawl analysis with GIS
In the case of insufficient registration, the training will be cancelled and participants will be reimbursed for the full amount paid.