Canadian Forest Service employee directory

Rob Skakun

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

Tel.: (825) 510-1299


Forest Geomatics Research Analyst
Research interests include satellite remote sensing and geomatics applications to forestry with particular emphasis in:

  • Stand inventory mapping
  • Biophysical parameter estimation
  • Natural disturbance assessment


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
  • Wildland Fire Monitoring, Accounting and Reporting System [Fire-MARS]



  • BSc Land Use and Environmental Science, 2000 (University of Saskatchewan)
  • MSc Geographic Information Systems, 2002 (University of Calgary)