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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., M. Gleason, B. Buttenfield, and L. Stanislawski. "Automated Centerline Delineation to Enrich the National Hydrography Dataset." GIScience - Lecture Notes in Computer Science 7478 (2012): 15-28.

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

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