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Michael Gartrell

Information System Specialist
Northern Forestry Centre
5320 122 Street Northwest
Edmonton, Alberta, T6H 3S5

Tel.: (780) 435-7276


Conducts geospatial analyses involving geographic information systems, databases, and computer programming to projects including:

  • Development of forest inventory from remote sensing sources
  • Contributions to carbon accounting analyses

Team member to the following CFS projects:

  • Improved forest structure and biomass information from remote sensing at regional and national levels
  • Wildland Fire Monitoring, Accounting and Reporting System [Fire-MARS]
  • Integrating aerial survey and remote sensing for improved monitoring of major insect defoliators
  • Administrator for NoFC Library of Geographic Data (LOGD)



  • BSc Geography, (University of Victoria)


Fire Monitoring, Accounting and Reporting System (FireMARS)

Multi-source Vegetation Inventory

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