Jessica McCarty-Kern

  • Research Scientist


  • GIS and remote sensing applications
    • Agriculture and food security
    • Air quality and greenhouse gas inventories
    • Land cover and land use change
    • Forestry
    • Mapping techniques
  • Developed and led field campaigns to quantify agricultural and rangeland management, forest change and inventory, wetland and forested wetland mapping, food security analyses

Research Interests

  • Geospatial technologies and methodologies including Earth observations, GIS, and data mining
  • Agriculture and food security
  • Land-use / land-cover change
  • Wildland and prescribed fire
  • Air quality
  • Black carbon emissions
  • Climate change and adaptation
  • Natural resources and forestry