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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Megan Weiner. Lang

Visiting Scientist

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Megan Lang, Ph.D.
Research Physical Scientist
USDA-ARS Hydrology and Remote Sensing Laboratory
104 Bldg. 007, BARC-West
Beltsville, MD 20705 USA
Voice: (301) 504-5138
Fax: (301) 504-8931
Megan.Lang@ars.usda.gov



Research Interests:
  • Radar remote sensing of hydrology and vegetation
  • Synergistic use of radar, multispectral, and hyperspectral remote sensing techniques to benefit agricultural production and reduce environmental impacts
  • Landscape ecology, watershed modeling, and wetland ecology
  • Hyperspectral detection of mineralogy

Education:

  • 1997 B.A. College of Charleston, Departments of Geology and Biology - Double Major
  • 2000 M.A. University of Maryland at College Park, Department of Geography
  • 2005 Ph.D. University of Maryland at College Park, Department of Geography

Professional Experience:

  • 1999 - 2003 University of Maryland, Department of Geography; Research Assistant
  • 2002 - 2004 University of Maryland, Department of Geography; Instructor
  • 2003 - 2005 NASA; Earth System Science Fellow
  • 2005 - Pres. USDA, ARS, Hydrology and Remote Sensing Lab; Research Physical Scientist

Awards:

  • College of Charleston, Department of Geology, Outstanding Student Award
  • College of Charleston, Department of Geology, Outstanding Research Award
  • NASA, Space Grant Research Scholarship
  • Sigma Xi, South Carolina Academy of Science, Award for Outstanding Research
  • University of Maryland Graduate Fellowship
  • Mid-Atlantic Association of American Geographers, Outstanding Paper Presentation
  • University of Maryland, Department of Geography, Award for Outstanding Performance as a Graduate Student


Selected Publications: (please contact the author to determine reprint availability)

(view author's publications/interpretive summaries/technical abstracts since 1999)

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