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Welcome to the GLEL! Recent Publications

The Geomatics and Landscape Ecology Research Laboratory (GLEL) is a Carleton University Canadian Foundation for Innovation (CFI) laboratory founded in 2004. The focus of the GLEL is to advance habitat modelling/mapping and species conservation science through a synergistic integration of the research experience in Geomatics and Landscape Ecology of its members.


Dr. Lenore Fahrig (Biology)
Dr. Doug King (Geography and Environmental Studies)
Dr. Kathryn Lindsay (Adjunct Research Professor, Departments of Biology, and Geography and Environmental Studies)
Dr. Scott Mitchell (Geography and Environmental Studies)

Dr. Joseph Bennett (Department of Biology and Institute of Environmental Science)

More details here (presented to the CRSS, April 2005).

What is Landscape Ecology?
What is Geomatics?

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Mandal, Dipankar, Mehdi Hosseini, H. McNairn, V. Kumar, A. Bhattacharya, Y.S. Rao, S. Mitchell, L. Dingle-Robertson, A. Davidson, and K. Dabrowska-Zielinska. 2019. An investigation of inversion methodologies to retrieve the leaf area index of corn from C-band SAR data. Int J Appl. Earth Observation and Geoinformation. 82: . [DOI] [PDF]

Put (Jackson), Julia, L Fahrig and GW Mitchell. 2019. Bats respond negatively to increases in the amount and homogenization of agricultural land cover. Landscape Ecology. online: . [DOI]

Bennett, Joseph, S. Maxwell, A. Martin, I. Chad├Ęs, L. Fahrig, and B. Gilbert. 2018. When to monitor and when to act: Value of information theory for multiple management units and limited budgets. J of Appl. Ecology. 55: 2102-2113. [DOI] [PDF]

Dingle Robertson, Laura, D J King and C Davies . 2015. Object-based image analysis of optical and radar variables for wetland evaluation. International Journal of Remote Sensing. 36: 5811-5841. [DOI] [PDF]

Pasher, Jon, S W Mitchell, D J King, L Fahrig, A C Smith, and K E Lindsay. 2013. Optimizing landscape selection for estimating relative effects of landscape variables on ecological responses. Landscape Ecology. 28(3): 371-383. [DOI] [PDF]


The GLEL website (and the Ottawa Breeding Bird Count website) tend to be in constant renovations. If you find a broken link, please feel free to email current webmaster Scott to let him know.

Two GLEL Graduate students have published a brochure on amphibian conservation. Download a copy here!

Joseph Bennett and Lenore Fahrig recently hosted a workshop on effective writing and getting papers published. Their slides are available here.

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