Tyler Erickson


Dr. Tyler A. Erickson

Research Scientist, Michigan Tech Research Institute, and
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Michigan Technological University

Ph.D., University of Colorado, 2004

Contact Information
office phone: 734-913-6846
office fax: 734-913-6880
email: tyler.erickson@mtu.edu
website: http://people.mtri.org/tyler+erickson

Dr. Erickson's research interests include algorithm development for geostatistical analysis and designing internet-based geospatial information systems. An example of Dr. Erickson's work on communicating science research using open-source geospatial and virtual globe technologies was selected as a winning entry for Google's KML in Research Competition.

Dr. Erickson serves as coordinator for MichiganView (http://michiganview.org), a non-profit consortium of academic, non-profit, and governmental organizations that promotes the use of remote sensing technologies in Michigan by supporting research, education, workforce development, and technology transfer.

In the News...
11/5/2010 Using KML to Visualize 4-D Atmospheric Carbon Monitoring Data YouTube - Google Code Channel
Nov 2009 Mapping the Carbon Cycle with Google Earth PositionID Magazine
9/25/2009 In the News Tech Today
9/21/2009 Google Earth Application Maps Carbon's Course NASA Website
6/24/2009 New Tools for Carbon Detectives: Tracking Carbon Emissions and Sequestration NASA Website
6/18/2009 North American Carbon KML dataset featured on the Google Earth Gallery Google Earth Gallery
4/17/2009 University of Michigan exploring the applications of Google Earth Google Lat Long Blog
3/20/2009 KML Communicates CO2 Findings Geospatial Solutions
3/16/2009 Michigan Tech Scientist Wins Google Earth Competition Tech Today
3/13/2009 MTU scientist honored UpperMichigansSource.com
3/13/2009 Michigan Tech Scientist Wins Google Earth Competition Michigan Tech Media Relations Story
3/9/2009 And the award goes to... Google Lat Long Blog
3/6/2009 KML in Research Competition Google for Educators

Additional information: Presentations and Publications, CV, Personal Blog


Michigan Technological University
Michigan Tech Research Institute
3600 Green Court, Suite 100
Ann Arbor, Michigan 48105 USA