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 positions are currently available in my research group:
•    Developing hydrometeorological risk indicators in Southwestern Ontario using remote sensing imagery (MSc; Spring 2021)
•    Investigating spatio-temporal trends in wetland inundation and connectivity using satellite SAR and optical data (MSc; Spring or Fall 2021)
•    Characterizing wetland disturbance-recovery dynamics using multi-source satellite data (PhD; Spring or Fall 2021)
Please contact me at for a more detailed discussion on these projects. 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: Environmental disaster monitoring using remotely sensed imagery.