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Andrew  Hudak

NASA/United States Forest Service

Andrew Hudak got his Ph.D. in 1999 from the University of Colorado. From 1999-2001, he began working for the U.S. Forest Service as a postdoctoral Research Ecologist with the Pacific Northwest Research Station. Since 2001, he has worked as a Research Forester with the Rocky Mountain Research Station. 

He currently studies biophysical relationships between field and remotely sensed data, including estimating aboveground biomass carbon across the western U.S. from airborne lidar, Landsat time series, and other environmental data; predicting fuel/carbon loads from 3D point cloud metrics at multiple scales and relating fuel consumption to energy flux and fire effects.

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