Geomorphometry 2015

Geomorphometry 2015 logoVincent Lecours, PhD candidate, represented the Marine Geomatics Lab at the last Geomorphometry conference that took place in Poznan, Poland. Geomorphometry is the science of quantitative land surface analysis. Vince presented two papers and received the best student award for his paper titled “An Ocean of Possibilities: Applications and Challenges of Marine Geomorphometry“, discussing how geomorphometry is increasingly used in ocean mapping. The second paper titled ”Finding the Best Combinations of Terrain Attributes and GIS software for Meaningful Terrain Analysis” presented some initial results of an analysis looking at selecting optimal terrain attributes in geomorphometry.