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Daniel Getman

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Daniel Getman is a member of the Data Analysis and Visualization Group in the Strategic Energy Analysis Center.

GIS Scientist IV - Geospatial Section Supervisor
On staff since March 2010
Phone number: 303-275-4677

Areas of expertise

  • Project management, client management, and team leadership
  • Development of geospatial data management, analysis and visualization systems
  • Spatial statistical analysis methods
  • Enhancement and analysis of remotely sensed data

Primary research interests

  • Scientific programming
  • Spatial data analysis methods
  • Visualization of large datasets

Education and background training

  • M.S. in remote sensing and geographic information systems, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 2001
  • B.S. in geographic information systems and computer cartography, Southwest Texas State University, San Marcos, TX, 1998

Prior work experience

  • Information Management/GIS Specialist, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, TN, (5 years)
  • Information Management/GIS Specialist, Zekiah Technologies, Inc., La Plata, MD, (2 years)
  • Information Management/GIS Specialist, Malcolm Pirnie, Austin, TX, (2 years)

Selected publications and websites

Getman, D., 2009. Bioenergy Knowledge Discovery Framework. Biomass 2009, Washington, D.C., March, 17, 2009. (Presentation)

Getman, D., J. Harbor, C. Johannsen, B. Engel, and G. Shao, 2008. Improving the Accuracy of Historic Satellite Image Classification by Combining Low-Resolution Multispectral Data with High-Resolution Panchromatic Data. Journal of Terrestrial Observation: Vol. 1: No. 1, Article 8, May 2008.

Getman, D., 2008. Mobile, Interoperable, Near Real-time Sensor Networks: Two Consecutive Case Studies in Combining Geospatial Standards with Proprietary Software through Custom Development. ESRI Federal Users Conference 2008, Washington, D.C., February, 22, 2008. (Presentation)

Getman, D., 2007. Making Usable Data Available and Available Data Usable: The Application of Geospatial Standards in Near Real-Time Sensor Networks. Association of American Geographers 2007, San Francisco, CA, April, 21, 2007. (Presentation)

Getman, D., 2006. Making Usable Data Available and Available Data Usable: A Technical Approach to Integrating WFS and Proprietary GIS. GeoWeb 2006, Vancouver, British Columbia, July, 27, 2006. (Presentation)

Getman, D., 2004. Counter-trafficking Integrated Display System (CIDS): A GIS-Based Command & Control Environment for Coalition Nations. 9th International Command and Control Research and Technology Symposium, Copenhagen, Denmark, September, 13, 2004. (Presentation)

Getman, D., 2003. Taking GIS to the Web. American Water Works Association Information Management & Technology Conference and Exhibition, San Jose, California, April 29, 2003. (Presentation)

Getman, D. and J. Harbor, 2001. Enhancing Precision and Accuracy in the Classification of Historic Satellite Data. Association of American Geographers Conference, New York, New York, February 2001. (Presentation)

Personal interests/hobbies

Hiking and biking with my family, woodworking, gardening