Presentations


As lead/presenting author:

2021

Filtering ground noise from LiDAR returns produces inferior models of forest aboveground biomass.
With Lucas K. Johnson, Eddie Bevilacqua, and Colin M. Beier
Poster presentation, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, New Orleans LA, December 15 2021.
Poster available at https://www.mm218.dev/papers/ground_filtering/poster.pdf

Interactive landscape simulations for visual resource assessment.
With Colin M. Beier and Aidan C. Ackerman
Regular talk, Visual Resources Stewardship Conference, SUNY-ESF, Syracuse, NY, October 21 2021.
Slides available at https://mikemahoney218.github.io/2021-10-21-vrs/

Producing Interactive 3D Landscape Visualizations in Unity Using Terrainr R Package.
With Colin M. Beier and Aidan C. Ackerman
Invited workshop, Visual Resources Stewardship Conference, SUNY-ESF, Syracuse, NY, October 19 2021.
Materials available at https://mikemahoney218.github.io/2021-10-19-vrs-workshop/2021-10-19-vrs-workshop.html

terrainr: Spatial Data Access and Visualization in R.
Invited talk, Earth Science Information Partners, Severna Park MD, September 9 2021.
Slides available at https://mm218.dev/esip2021.
Video recording available at https://youtu.be/xWZ7QQMr_AQ

Virtual Environments: Using R as a Frontend for 3D Rendering of Digital Landscapes.
With Colin M. Beier and Aidan C. Ackerman
Regular talk, useR! 2021, ETH Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland, July 6 2021.
Slides available at https://mm218.dev/user2021.
Video recording available at https://www.youtube.com/watch?t=2202&v=tbt8ZsHm5eA

Accessing the USGS National Map and Making 3D Maps with terrainr.
With Colleen Nell (lead author) and Lindsay Platt
Invited workshop, USGS Center for Data Integration, Lakewood, CO, May 28 2021.
Materials available at https://www.mm218.dev/cdi/cdi.html.

terrainr: Landscape Visualizations Using Data from the National Map.
Invited talk, USGS National Geospatial Technical Operations Center, Denver, CO, February 5 2021.

2018

Beaver Foraging Preferences and Impacts on Forest Structure in the Adirondack Mountains of New York.
With John C. Stella
Regular talk, Forest Ecosystem Monitoring Collective Conference, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT, December 2018.

Beaver Foraging Preferences and Impacts on Forest Structure in the Adirondack Mountains of New York.
With John C. Stella
Regular talk, Rochester Academy of Sciences Fall Scientific Paper Session, Geneseo, NY, November 2018.


As co-/non-presenting author:

2021

Broad‑scale forest biomass mapping: generating contiguous high‑resolution predictions using a spatio‑temporal patchwork of LiDAR coverages across a mixed‑use landscape.
With Lucas K. Johnson (lead author), Eddie Bevilacqua, and Colin M. Beier
Regular talk, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, New Orleans LA, December 15 2021.

Greening Up Before Growing Up: Challenges in Modeling Forest Biomass Recovery Post‑Harvest Using Satellite Imagery.
With Lucas K. Johnson (lead author) and Colin M. Beier
Regular talk, Society of American Foresters National Convention, Virtual, November 2021.

2019

Nutritional Impacts on Invasive Beech Scale Quantification in Beech Bark Disease Aftermath Forests.
With Gretchen A. Dillion (lead author), Stephanie Chase, and Mariann Johnston
Poster presentation, New York Society of American Foresters Annual Meeting, Syracuse, NY, November 2019.

2017

An Investigation of Nutritional Effects on Beech Bark Disease Causal Organisms.
With Gretchen A. Dillon (lead author), Mariann Johnston, Vizma Leimanis, and Jason Stoodley
Poster presentation, Forest Ecosystem Monitoring Collective Conference, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT, December 2017.

An Investigation of Nutritional Effects on Beech Bark Disease Causal Organisms.
With Gretchen A. Dillon (lead author), Mariann Johnston, Vizma Leimanis, and Jason Stoodley
Poster presentation, Rochester Academy of Sciences Fall Scientific Paper Session, Geneseo, NY, November 2017.