"Jarlath O'Neil-Dunne is a lecturer for the Online Geospatial Education Program at Penn State. He is also a faculty member at the University of Vermont, where he is the Director of the Spatial Analysis Laboratory (SAL) and holds a joint position with the US Forest Service. He serves on the Board of Directors for AmericaView, a nationwide remote sensing consortium, and on the Board of Directors for the Vermont Center for Geographic Information (VCGI).
Jarlath has over 15 years' experience with geospatial technology and is recognized as a leading expert on the design and application of automated systems for extracting features from complex geospatial datasets. Jarlath has received numerous awards for his work, including the Vermont Spatial Data Partnership's Outstanding Achievement Award, the New York State GIS Partnership Award, the eCognition Black Belt (awarded by Nobel Laureate Dr. Gerd Binnig), and the US Forest Service Northern Research Station's 2010 award for Excellence in Science and Technology. For over a decade, Jarlath served as an officer in the United States Marine Corps (active and reserve), with tours in the Middle East, the Asia-Pacific region, and East Africa.
Jarlath received his Bachelor's degree in Forest Science from the University of New Hampshire, his Masters degree in Water Resources from the University of Vermont, and a Certificate in Leadership & Management from the University of Vermont. In addition, he received certificates in hyperspectral imaging and joint geospatial operations from the National Geospatial Intelligence College."
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