Rick Pelletier

Faculty Service Officer, Faculty of Agricultural, Life and Environmental Sci - Renewable Resources Dept

Contact

Faculty Service Officer, Faculty of Agricultural, Life and Environmental Sci - Renewable Resources Dept
Email
rick.pelletier@ualberta.ca
Phone
(780) 492-6586
Address
727 General Services Building
9007 - 116 St NW
Edmonton AB
T6G 2H1

Overview

About

Job/Research Area: Spatial information systems, GIS, remote sensing


Research

Major Responsibilities/Research Interests: Managing and directing the activity in, and relating to, the Spatial Information Systems Laboratory. Provides research support for academic staff and graduate students in the areas of GIS and remote sensing. Research area revolves around issues of spatial and temporal scale in landscape ecology. Continued interest in lichenology, primordial ontology, and the philosophy of science.

Courses

REN R 201 - Introduction to Geomatic Techniques in Natural Resource Management

Methods and applications of geographic information systems (GIS), including global positioning systems (GPS), photogrammetry, air photo interpretation and LIDAR, as they relate to natural resource management.

Fall Term 2021
REN R 260 - History and Fundamentals of Environmental Protection and Conservation

A philosophical and sociological exploration of historical and contemporary perspectives on human-environmental relationships and their implications. Explores these perspectives in a framework of critical thinking and through case studies.

Winter Term 2022
REN R 426 - Geographical Information Systems Applications in Renewable Resources

This course is a combination of lecture/lab and directed studies to develop advanced GIS skills. A focus of the course is an individual spatial analysis project. Prerequisite: EAS 221, FOREN 201, or REN R 201.

Fall Term 2021
REN R 526 - Geographical Information Systems Applications in Renewable Resources

This course is a combination of lecture/lab and directed studies to develop advanced GIS skills. A focus of the course is an individual spatial analysis project. Not to be taken if credit received for REN R 426 or REN R 712.

Fall Term 2021

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Publications

Measuring the distribution of trace elements amongst dissolved colloidal species as a fingerprint for the contribution of tributaries to large boreal rivers
Author(s): C.W. Cuss, M.W. Donner, I. Grant-Weaver, T. Noernberg, R. Pelletier, R. N. Sinnatamby, W. Shotyk

Ambulance use, distance and outcomes in patients with suspected cardiovascular disease: a registry-based geographic information system study
Author(s): Nariman Sepehrvand, Wendimagegn Alemayehu, Padma Kaul, Rick Pelletier, Aminu K Bello, Robert C Welsh1, Paul W Armstrong and Justin A Ezekowitz

Catheter-related blood stream infections in hemodialysis patients: a prospective cohort study
Author(s): Stephanie Thompson, Natasha Wiebe, Scott Klarenbach, Rick Pelletier, Brenda R. Hemmelgarn, John S. Gill, Braden J. Manns, Marcello Tonelli

Reconstructing Past Rates of Atmospheric Dust Deposition in the Athabasca Bituminous Sands Region Using Peat Cores from Bogs
Author(s): Mullan-Boudreau, G., Davies, L., Devito, K., Froese, D., Noernberg, T., Pelletier, R., Shotyk, W.