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Zachary Arcaro

Research Assoc

Center for Geospatial Analytics

Jordan Hall 5118

919-513-4000

Zachary is a research associate in the Center for Geospatial Studies with expertise in environmental remote sensing and geographic information systems and science. Current and past research projects include identification of wetland vegetation cover using object based classification, characterizing forest canopy using LIDAR data, developing databases for National Park Service forest inventory and monitoring program, and designing web-based mapping applications. Zachary also pilots UAVs (unmanned aerial vehicles) and explores how this emerging technology can be leveraged to improve natural resource management. Additionally, Zachary manages theĀ Geovisualization Laboratory and was a lead designer of our state-of-the-art lab.