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