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...


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


In the News

Tech Today


Google Earth Application Maps Carbon's Course

NASA Website


New Tools for Carbon Detectives: Tracking Carbon Emissions and Sequestration

NASA Website


North American Carbon KML dataset featured on the Google Earth Gallery

Google Earth Gallery


University of Michigan exploring the applications of Google Earth

Google Lat Long Blog


KML Communicates CO2 Findings

Geospatial Solutions


Michigan Tech Scientist Wins Google Earth Competition

Tech Today


MTU scientist honored



Michigan Tech Scientist Wins Google Earth Competition

Michigan Tech Media Relations Story


And the award goes to...

Google Lat Long Blog


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