Pinliang Dong | Department of Geography and the Environment

Pinliang Dong

Professor / Director of Graduate Studies & GIS Certificate Coordinator
ENV 310B
Dr. Dong's research interests include geographic information systems (GIS) and remote sensing.

Dr. Dong teaches Intermediate GIS, Advanced GIS, Advanced GIS Programming, Introduction to Remote Sensing, and Special Problems. He advises graduate student research in GIS, remote sensing, and applications in geographic and environmental sciences. Recent graduate theses include selecting optimal residential locations using GIS, vegetation mapping using NASAs EO-1 hyperspectral image data, development of a GIS toolkit for wildlife tracking, and small-area population estimation using high resolution satellite images and LiDAR data.