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Michelle Filiatrault

Remote Sensing Analyst
Northern Forestry Centre
5320 122 Street Northwest
Edmonton, Alberta, T6H 3S5

Tel.: (825) 510-1252


Conducts geospatial analysis involving remote sensing, geographic information systems, and computer programming to projects involving:

  • Satellite land cover mapping
  • Estimation and mapping of biophysical parameters of forests in the context of forest health monitoring and biomass estimation

National team member to the following CFS projects:

  • Improved forest structure and biomass information from remote sensing at regional and national levels
  • Integrating aerial survey and remote sensing for improved monitoring of major insect defoliators
  • Climate Impacts on Productivity and Health of Aspen (CIPHA) – NoFC

Previously involved with the Earth Observation for Sustainable Development of Forests project representing the Prairie Provinces


  • BSc (Hon) Biology, 2004 (Dalhousie University)
  • Advanced Diploma GIS, 2005 (College of Geographic Science)
  • Advanced Diploma Applied Geomatics Research, 2006 (College of Geographic Science)

Canadian Forest Service research projects