Greg is the Principal Investigator for the CLASlite project. A faculty member at the Department of Global Ecology at the Carnegie Institution for Science and a professor of Environmental Earth System Science at Stanford University, his research centers on how human activities alter the composition and functioning of ecosystems at regional scales. He combines field work, airborne and satellite mapping, and computer simulation modeling to understand the response of ecosystems to land use and climate change.
Dave is the Lead Programmer for the CLASlite project. He manages the algorithm development, programming, and processing of satellite and aircraft imagery for data extraction. He collaborates with others in the lab to use these data products for remote sensing research in the earth sciences. Dave is the original programmer of CLASlite algorithms.
Elif is the CLASlite Web Coordinator. She devises the online resources to train and support users, including this course. She also works to broaden the user community through outreach on the CLASlite website.