About Marguerite

Marguerite Madden is a Professor in the University of Georgia (UGA) Department of Geography and Director of the Center for Geospatial Research (CGR). She holds Bachelor and Master of Arts degrees in Biology from the State University of New York and Ph.D. in Ecology from the University of Georgia. Since the late 1970s, she has conducted research combining remote sensing and geospatial analyses with landscape ecology, particularly focused on human-animal-environment interactions. Joining the UGA-CGR in 1985, she helped to develop and analyze numerous multi-temporal and detailed vegetation databases for local, state and national conservation lands throughout the Southeastern United States. Dr. Madden is Past President of the American Society of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ASPRS) and Editor of the 2009 ASPRS Manual of GIS. She served as the International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ISPRS) Commission IV, “Digital Mapping and Geodatabases” Technical President (2008-2012), ISPRS Council Second Vice President (2012-2016) and Treasurer of The ISPRS Foundation (2010 to present). She is an ASPRS and ISPRS Fellow and 2020 recipient of the ASPRS Lifetime Achievement Award. She is currently a member of the Mapping Science Committee of the U.S. National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine.

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