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Jill Roberta Kelly, PhD


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Jill Roberta Kelly, PhD



Jill Kelly is a classroom instructor for GIS. Her research focuses on the development and application of GIS and other spatial methods to study environmental phenomena. Jill is a geospatial generalist with interests in morphology, areal aggregation, and raster analysis. Her dissertation research explored the spatial aggregation of lidar measurements in predicting spatially explicit estimates of forest biomass.

Education & Training

  • PhD
    Yale University, Forestry and Environmental Studies (2019)
  • MA
    University of Connecticut, Geography (2013)
  • BS
    Yale University, Mathematics (1991)

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