Jennifer Ridge

My interests lie in the coupling of geomatics with conservation efforts. The research I am conducting for my master's thesis at the University of Waterloo, is focused on the spatial analysis of land-cover and exploring the effects of disturbance on reclaimed open-water wetlands. I am also assisting my supervisor in exploring the utility of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) for individual plant mapping and cost-effective conservation efforts concerning monarch butterfly habitat. During my undergraduate degree at McMaster University, I worked on a variety of research projects that ranged from environmental to social applications of geographic information systems (GIS).

Articles by Jennifer Ridge

A Student Perspective: CloudUAV & the Montreal 2017 Earth Observation Summit

Last week, I attended the Earth Observation (EO) Summit in Montreal. It was a gathering of over 600 people from…