DeVries, Ben

Assistant Professor
PhD, Wageningen University, Netherlands, 2015
519-824-4120 ext. 53528
Hutt 126

Geographic Information Science and Remote Sensing

GEOG*2460 Analysis in Geography

I am seeking motivated graduate students with a strong background in Remote Sensing to work on topics relating to optical and SAR remote sensing, ecosystem change dynamics and disaster monitoring. The following position is currently available in my research group:

  • Developing an Eastern Hemlock inventory for Ontario using satellite remote sensing imagery (MSc, Fall 2021)

Please contact me at for a more detailed discussion on this project. Interested candidates are encouraged to send me a resume/CV, a statement of interest and unofficial transcripts


Graduate Students Supervised

Name Research
Ph.D. Merchant, Michael Research Interests: Wetland classification and monitoring using remote sensing, geospatial cloud computing, machine learning, and data fusion.
M.Sc. Obadia, Mayah Research Interests: Developing a high-resolution spatiotemporal classification of Arctic surface water using Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) data.