Thomas W. Wagner

Lecturer B

Tom Wagner 311 King Hall


M.S, Natural Resources and Environment (Remote Sensing), University of Michigan Ann Arbor
    TA in Systematic Botany
B.S, Resource Conservation & Regional Planning, University of Michigan Ann Arbor
    Docent, UM Museum of Natural History
Certificate: Soil Science, Michigan State University
ESRI ArcInfo-8 Workshop

Interests and Expertise


Interests and Expertise

Over 90 technical papers, reports, and peer-reviewed articles

2001 July. “Using Remotely Sensed Imagery to Detect Urban Change” (coauthor with Rhonda M. Ryznar), Journal of the American Planners Association, Vol.67, no.3. pp.327-336.

2000 May. “Mapping Urban Carbon with Remote Sensing”, Annual Meeting, American Society of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, Washington DC. (Session Chair)

1999 August. “Mapping Impervious Surfaces from Remote Sensing Data: Detroit Case Study”, Proceedings of URISA Annual Conference (on CDROM), Urban and Regional Information Systems Association, Chicago, IL. 9p.

1999 June. "Toward Understanding Urban Processes with Remote Sensing Data: Examples from Detroit" (with Rhonda M. Ryznar), online Proceedings of the International Symposium of Geoinfomatics'99: see

1997 June. “The Greening of Detroit: Social and Demographic Correlates” (co-author with Rhonda Ryznar, John Nystuen, Robert Marans), Proceedings of the 1997 Annual Assembly of the University Consortium for Geographic Information Science (UCGIS), University of Maine. http://www.spatial.maine.deu/ucgis/testproc/ryznar/ryznar.html.

1997 February. “New Tools in Monitoring East and Southeast Asian Environments”, AIP Conference Proceedings 387 (with Robert Shuchman), American Institute of Physics, University of New Mexico, ISSN 0094-243X, pp. 209-213.

1990. “Managing Planet Earth: A Two Ecosystem Problem”, in Earth Observations and Global Climate Decision Making – A National Partnership (I.W. Ginsberg & J.A. Angelo, eds), Kriegler Publishing Co,.Malabar FL., pp.315-320.