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Michael Gleason

Michael Gleason is a member of the Data Analysis and Visualization Group in the Strategic Energy Analysis Center.

Scientist III - GIS
On staff since April 2014
Phone number: 303-275-4109
E-mail: Michael.Gleason@nrel.gov

Areas of expertise

  • Geospatial Analysis and Modeling
  • Scientific Programming
  • Multivariate Data Visualization
  • Technical Writing and Editing

Primary research interests

  • Modeling technical resource potential for renewable technologies
  • Modeling market diffusion of distributed renewable technologies
  • Analysis and visualization of large volume spatiotemporal and multivariate datasets
  • Techniques for reconciling variation in resolution of spatial datasets, such as small area estimation, spatial aggregation, and statistical simulation

Education and background training

  • M.A. in Geography, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO, 2012
  • B.A. in Environmental Studies and Geology, Middlebury College, Middlebury, VT, 2007

Prior work experience

  • Graduate Research/Teaching Assistant, University of Colorado, Boulder, Geography Department, Boulder, CO 8/2010-12/2012
  • Assistant Environmental Scientist, Tetra Tech EC, Boston, MA, 11/2007-6/2010

Selected publications

Anderson-Tarver, C.; Gleason, M.; Buttenfield, B.; and L. Stanislawski. 2012. Automated Centerline Delineation to Enrich the National Hydrography Dataset. GIScience 2012, LNCS 7478: 15-28.

Buttenfield, B.P.; Stanislawski, L.V.; Anderson-Tarver, C.; and Gleason, M. 2013. Alternate Methods for Automatic Selection of Primary Paths Through Braided Hydrographic Networks. Proceedings 16th ICA Generalization Workshop, Dresden, Germany.

Buttenfield, B.P.; Stanislawski, L.V.; Anderson-Tarver, C.; and Gleason, M. 2013. Automatic Enrichment of Stream Networks with Primary Paths for Use in the United States National Atlas. Short Paper Proceedings, International Cartographic Congress, Dresden, Germany.