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Geordie Hobart

Research Assistant
Pacific Forestry Centre
506 Burnside Road West
Victoria, British Columbia, V8Z 1M5

Tel.: (250) 298-2403


  • Research includes implementing, testing and refining of various processing techniques of remote sensing imagery and GIS related systems to extract meaningful forest information such as species, biomass, moisture, nitrogen, chlorophyll and health within a GIS context
  • Co-investigator for the Radarsat – 2 Applications Research on the analysis of full polarimetric radar data for forest information. Current research is focused on hybrid analysis using Eigen decompositions, Faraday rotation corrections, and phase compensation for terrain effects.
  • Co-researcher for System of Agents for Forest Observation Research with Advanced Hierarchies (SAFORAH) which is a distributed computing data storage system which allows researchers to manage, catalogue and deliver large earth observation data sets quickly and easily to enhance productivity and promote collaboration


  • Bachelor of Computer Engineering, 2004, University of Victoria (Honors)