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Yanfen Le

Associate Professor of Geography
Department of Humanities and Social Sciences
Northwest Missouri State University
Maryville, MO 64468

Office: 1323 Garret-Srtong
Email: le@nwmissouri.edu
Phone: (660) 562-1525
Fax: (660) 562-1055


Education

Employment

Research

Teaching

Publications

Presentation

Grants

Awards

Affiliations


 

EDUCATION

Ph.D., Geography, University of Georgia (UGA), Athens, GA, 2005

M.S., Wuhan University (then Wuhan Technical Univ. of Surveying & Mapping), Wuhan, China, 1996

B.S., Wuhan University (then Wuhan Technical Univ. of Surveying & Mapping), Wuhan, China, 1993

EMPLOYMENT

2012-present, Associate Professor, Northwest Missouri State University

2005-2012, Assistant Professor, Northwest Missouri State University

2001-2005, Research and Teaching Assistant, University of Georgia

1996-2001, Engineer, Shanghai Municipal Institute of Surveying & Mapping, Shanghai, China

1994-1996, Research Assistant, Wuhan Technical Univ. of Surveying & Mapping, China.

RESEARCH INTERESTS

GIScience, especially Temporal GIS and Internet GIS; Cartographic Visualization; Spatial Database; Remote Sensing

TEACHING

  • Maps and Map Interpretation (32-201)
  • Cartography (32-362)
  • Principles of GIS (32-545)
  • Advanced GIS (32-565)
  • SPT: Internet GIS (32-611-02)
  • GIS Database Design (32-650)
  • Trends in GIS (32-660)
  • Issues in Cartographic Design (32-662)

PUBLICATION

  • Le, Y., 2012. Challenges in Data Integration for Spatiotemporal Analysis. Journal of Map & Geography Libraries: Advances in Geospatial Information, Collections & Archives, 8(1), 58-67. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/15420353.2011.622457.
  • Le, Y., 2010. Visualization of dynamics in linear referenced transportation data, Proceedings of the International Conference of ASPRS/CaGIS 2010, Orlando, FL 15-18, November 2010.
  • Le, Y. and Usery, E. L., 2009. Adding time to GIS. In M. Madden, ed., Manual of Geographic Information Systems. Bethesda, MD: ASPRS Publication, 311-332.
  • Le, Y., 2008. Implementing the General Representation of Geo-atom in a Feature- based Temporal Framework, Proceedings of the 5th International Conference, GIScience 2008, Park City, UT 22-26 September 2008.
  • Le, Y. 2007. Uncertainty in temporal geographic information, Proceedings of the 7th International Workshop on Geographic Information System (IWGIS’07), 14-15 September 2007, Beijing, China.
  • Le, Y., 2005. A prototype temporal GIS for multiple spatio-temporal representations. Cartography and Geographic Information Science, 32(4), 315-329.
  • Le, Y. and Chen, J., 1997. Organizing spatio-temporal data of land subdivision with temporal land parcels, Journal of Wuhan Technical University of Surveying & Mapping, 22 (3), 222- 228. Wuhan, China.
  • Chen, J. and Le, Y., 1996. Defining and representing temporal objects for describing the spatio-temporal process of land subdivision, International Archives of ISPRS , XXXI-B2, pp.48-56, Vienna .
  • Chen, J. and Le, Y., 1995. Describing land subdivision process with extended space-time composite model, Proceedings of LIESMARS’4, Wuhan Technical University of Surveying & Mapping, China.

PRESENTATION

  • Le, Y., 2012. An interactive website for fish habitat conservation in the Midwest and Great Plains, presented at the 142nd Annual Meeting of the American Fisheries Society, 19-23 August 2012, Minneapolis – St Paul, MN.
  • Le, Y., 2012. A web GIS for public access to aquatic habitat assessment data, presented at AAG 2011 Annual Conference, 24-28 February 2012, New York, NY.
  • Le, Y., 2011. Challenges in Data Integration for Spatiotemporal Analysis, presented at AAG 2011 Annual Conference, 12-16 April 2011 Seattle, Washington.
  • Le, Y., 2010. Visualization of Dynamics in Linear Referenced Transportation Data, presented at the ASPRS/CaGIS 2010 Specialty Conference, November 15-18, 2010, Orlando, Fl.
  • Le, Y., 2010. Object-Based Analysis of Teasel in Roadside Vegetation Using NAIP Data, presented at AAG 2010 Annual Conference, 13-18 April 2010 Washington, D.C.
  • Le, Y., 2008. Implementing the General Representation of Geo-atom in a Feature-based Temporal Framework, presented at the GIScience 2008 Conference, 22-26 September 2008, Park City, UT.
  • Le, Y., 2008. Mapping invasive weeds from roadside vegetation using NAIP data, presented at ASPRS 2008 Annual Conference, 28 April – 2 May 2008, Portland, OR.
  • Le, Y., 2008. A hybrid featured-based temporal framework for phenomena with both object- and field-characteristics, presented at AAG 2008 Annual Meeting, 15-19 April 2008, Boston, MA.
  • Le, Y., 2007. Uncertainty in temporal geographic information, presented at the 7th International Workshop on Geographic Information System, 14-15 September 2007, Beijing, China.
  • Le, Y., 2007. Discrete time in base geographic data: representation, implementation, and visualization, presented at AAG 2007 for Nystrom Paper Competition, San Francisco, CA April 2007.
  • Le, Y. and Hodler, T. W., 2006. Uncertainty in spatio-temporal change extracted from existing data, presented at AAG 2006, Chicago, IL March 2006.
  • Le, Y., 2005. A prototype temporal GIS for multiple spatio-temporal representations, presented at Auto-Carto 2005, Las Vegas, NV March 2005.
  • Le, Y., 2004. A feature-based temporal representation and its implementation with object-relational schema for base geographic data in object-based form, presented at UCGIS Assembly, Adelphi, MD October 2004.
  • Le, Y., 2004. Multiple representations of time for base geographic data, presented at AAG 2004 annual conference for GIS Specialty Group student paper competition, Philadelphia, PA March 2004.
  • Le, Y., 2003. Shanghai in real travel time space based on public transportation 2002, presented at SEDAAG 2003, Charlotte, NC November 2003.

GRANTS

  • 2011-2012, “Interactive Website for Assessment Data – Great Plains Fish Habitat Partnership”. PI. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, $10,000.
  • 2011, “Development of an Interactive Website for the Midwest Fish Habitat Partnerships”. PI. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, $24,000.
  • 2011, “Accuracy Assessment of Teasel Mapping Using USDA NAIP Data”, PI. Applied Research Grant, Northwest Missouri State University, $1,027.
  • 2011, Presentation titled “Visualization of Dynamics in Linear Referenced Transportation Data”. PI. Faculty Research Grant, North Missouri State University, $1,158.
  • 2010, Presentation titled “Object-Based Analysis of Teasel in Roadside Vegetation Using NAIP Data”. PI. Faculty Research Grant, North Missouri State University, $2,015.
  • 2008, “Visualization of Dynamics in Transportation Data Represented in Linear Referencing”, PI. Faculty Research Grant, North Missouri State University, $351.
  • 2008, "Detection of Invasive Weeds in Missouri Roadside Vegetation Using Remote Sensing Technology", PI, (Co-PI: Dr. Kegode, G.). Applied Research Grant, Northwest Missouri State University, $6,334 (additional $810 from Agriculture and $200 from Geology/Geography Department).
  • 2007-2008, "A Hybrid Feature-Based Temporal Framework for Fields and Objects", PI, (Co-PI: Dr. Wenlong Zheng), Northwest Missouri State University Faculty Research Grant, $3,183.
  • 2006-2007, "Uncertainty in Spatio-Temporal Change Extracted from Existing Data", PI, Northwest Missouri State University Faculty Research Grant, $3,188.

AWARDS

  • 2012, CITE Fellowship, North Missouri State University.
  • 2010, Quality Matters recognized for course “SPT: Internet GIS (32-611-02)”.
  • 2010, Dean’s Research Assistance Award, Northwest Missouri State University, Maryville, MO.
  • 2009, Dean’s Research Assistance Award, Northwest Missouri State University, Maryville, MO.
  • 2009, CITE Fellowship, North Missouri State University.
  • 2007, Finalist of J. Warren Nystrom Award. Association of American Geographers.
  • 2007. Dean’s Research Assistance Award, Northwest Missouri State University, Maryville, MO.
  • 2005, Finalist of Cartography and Geospatial Digital Technologies Student Illustrated Paper Competition. Association of American Geographers.
  • 2005, UGA Graduate School Travel Award.
  • 2004, UGA Graduate School’s Future Leaders Program.
  • 2004, UGA Geography Department Travel Support.
  • 2004, Finalist of GIS Specialty Group student paper competition. Association of American Geographers.
  • 2004, UGA Graduate School Travel Award.

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

  • Member of Association of American Geographers
  • Member of American Society for Photogrammetry & Remote Sensing
  • Member of Cartography and Geographic Information Society
  • Reviewer of International Journal of Geographical Information Science (2006)
  • Reviewer of Journal of Cartography and Geographic Information Science (2005, 2009)

 

 

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