Dr. Joanne Hall is an Assistant Research Professor in the Department of Geographical Sciences at the University of Maryland, College Park. She received her Ph.D. in Geographical Sciences with an emphasis on Remote Sensing and Geographical Information Sciences from the University of Maryland. She also has two MSc. Degrees, one in Atmospheric and Oceanic Science from the University of Maryland, and the other in Environmental Geoscience from the University of Bristol, U.K. Dr. Joanne Hall has over 10 years of graduate and post-graduate research and teaching experience. Her current research interests lie in the broad areas of satellite mapping of land-cover and land-use change, with a particular emphasis on active fire and burned area mapping. Specifically, her current research focuses on (1) the improvement of global cropland burned area and emission estimates using remote-sensing techniques, (2) the validation and harmonization of a multi-sensor geostationary active fire product, and (3) the overall optimization and improvement of the MODIS fire products. 

Degrees

  • Degree Type
    PhD
    Degree Details
    Geographical Sciences, University of Maryland, 2017
  • Degree Type
    MS
    Degree Details
    Atmospheric and Oceanic Science, University of Maryland, 2011
  • Degree Type
    MS
    Degree Details
    Environmental Geoscience, University of Bristol, United Kingdom, 2009
Course Name Course Title Semester Syllabus
GEOG306 Introduction to Quantitative Methods for the Geographic Environmental Sciences Summer 2018
GEOG301 Advanced Geographical Environmental Systems Spring 2019
  • Professional
    Peer Reviewed Journal Referee
  • Campus
    Dean’s Graduate Student Advisory Council
  • Campus
    Graduate Student Government Representative
  • Campus
    Orientation Committee; Undergraduate Mentoring Program
  • Campus
    Graduate Committee's Research Faculty representative
  • Campus
    Undergraduate Committee's Research Faculty representative
Joanne Hall
4321 Hartwick Road, #401
Department of Geographical Sciences
Email
jhall1 [at] umd.edu