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Emma Tait

Organization: Forest Ecosystem Monitoring Cooperative, (FEMC)

Affiliations: Forest Ecosystem Monitoring Cooperative, (FEMC)


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Biography

Emma is a Data Scientist for the Forest Ecosystem Monitoring Cooperative (FEMC). She has been working with FEMC since 2016, with a brief hiatus for a master’s degree, first as a student GIS technician and then as a full time GIS analyst working with regional partners standardizing and aggregating Forest Health data. Now as a Data Scientist she provides analytical, scripting, web development, spatial analysis, and data modeling support as well as maintaining FEMC’s online mapping portals, services and custom code. In her academic life she is a feminist digital geographer fascinated by digital natures in videogames. In her professional life she loves maps and the complex problem solving involved in GIS, scripting and data analysis, particularly when it is in service to important interdisciplinary environmental work. In the rest of her life she can be found playing disc golf, hiking, biking, fishing, canoeing, sewing, reading science fiction, and playing videogames.


List of Projects

Project Role Start End
EPSCOR Vegetative Phenology Metric DataParticipant 2015-09-01 2016-12-31
Northeastern Regional Aerial Detection Surveys and Insect and Disease SurveysParticipant 2016-06-02 2018-04-30
Quantifying the Economic Impacts of Invasive Forest Pests and Diseases in Urban AreasProject Lead/Principal Investigator 2020-02-25 2020-02-26
Assessing the risk of invasive plant introductions at trailheads in the Adirondack Park, NYParticipant 2019-08-01 2020-01-31

Documents

Name Date Authors Type
TAIT Photo2020Emma TaitDocument
Standardized Spatial Datasets for Exploring the Connection Between Forest Cover and Water Quality in the Northeast2020James Duncan, David Gudex-Cross, Emma TaitReport
Forest-Water Spatial Data Inventory Processing Scripts2020James Duncan, David Gudex-Cross, Emma TaitOther Documents
Inventory of moderate and intensive timber clearings detected via remote sensing in New Hampshire between 2000 and 2018 (Version 1.1)2020Alexandra Kosiba, James Duncan, Emma TaitReport
Northeastern Forest Regeneration Data Network Methods Assessment V1.02020Alexandra Kosiba, James Duncan, Emma Tait, Julia Pupko, Alyx BelisleOther Documents
Northeastern Forest Regeneration Data Network V1.0 Final Report2020Alexandra Kosiba, James Duncan, Emma Tait, Julia Pupko, Alyx BelisleReport
Threats to the Urban Forest: The potential economic impacts of invasive forest pests and diseases in the Northeast2020Alexandra Kosiba, James Duncan, Emma Tait, Clarke Cooper, Gene Desideraggio, Alyx BelisleReport
Scripts for invasive species and trip data processing and analysis2020Emma TaitOther Documents
TAIT Photo2019Emma TaitDocument
TAIT Photo2019Emma TaitDocument
TAIT Photo2019Emma TaitDocument
Northeastern Forest Health Atlas - Technical Report2018William Keeton, Jennifer Pontius, Alexandra Kosiba, James Duncan, Emma Tait, Garrett MeigsReport
Massachusetts Forest Health Mapping Standardization, Analysis and Access: Final Report2017James Duncan, Emma TaitPublication
New York Forest Health Mapping Digitization, Analysis and Access: Final Report2016James Duncan, Emma TaitPublication
New York Forest Health Mapping Digitization, Analysis and Access2016James Duncan, Emma TaitReport