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Northwest Missouri State University


Ming-Chih Hung

Ming-Chih Hung

Email

Office

1337 Garrett-Strong

Phone

660.562.1797
660.562.1055 (fax)

Joined Northwest in 2003

Associate Professor


Education

  • Ph.D. Geography; University of Utah, 2003
  • M.S. Geography; University of Utah, 1996
  • B.S. Geography; National Taiwan University, 1993

Courses Taught

In-Classroom Courses

  • 32-101 Introduction to Geography
  • 32-201 Maps and Map integration
  • 32-207 GPS Fundamentals
  • 32-365 GIS
  • 32-465 Introduction to Customized GIS
  • 32-499 Geography Senior Seminar
  • 32-562 Digital Cartography and GeoVisualization
  • 32-563 Digital Image Processing

Online Courses

  • 32-543 Applications of Remotely Sensed Data
  • 32-545 Principles of GIS
  • 32-562 Digital Cartography and GeoVisualization
  • 32-563 Digital Image Processing
  • 32-601 GIScience Research Seminar
  • 32-640 GIS Customization
  • 32-650 GIS Database Design
  • 32-660 Trends in GIS

Academic Interests

Remote sensing, LiDAR, Land use/land cover analysis, GIS, GeoVisualization, Database design/development, GPS, Precision agriculture, Environmental modeling

Scholarly Activity

Report

  • Hung, M.-C., 2013, Using Remote Sensing to Detect Stream Sediment Footprints around Road Crossings, a final report submitted to US Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS), 29 pp.
  • Hung, M.-C., Wu, Y.-H., Patton, J., 2013, A Pilot Study for an Early Detection and Warning System for Invasive Plants in Aquatic Environments using Remote Sensing, a final report submitted to US Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) and Ohio River Valley Water Sanitation Commission (ORVWSC), 51 pp.
  • Hung, M.-C., Wu, Y.-H., Patton, J., 2012, Use of Formosat-2 Satellite Images with High Cross-Track Angle on Detecting Stream Sediment around Road Crossing in Badriver Watershed, WI, USA, a final report submitted to Formosat-2 Image Application and Distribution Center, National Taiwan University (NTU SAT-2) and Taiwan National Space Organization (NSPO), 16 pp.
  • Hung, M.-C., Wu, Y.-H., Patton, J., 2009, Database Management System and Interface for APEX, a final report submitted to Blackland Research and Extension Center (BREC), Texas AgriLife Research, Texas A&M University System, 49 pp. (22 pp. for user manual + 27 pp. for final report)

Peer-Reviewed Journal

  • Wu, Y.-H. & Hung, M.-C. & Patton, J., 2013, Assessment and Visualization of Spatial Interpolation of Soil pH Values in Farmland, Precision Agriculture, Vol.14, No.6, pp. 565-585.
  • Germaine, K. & Hung, M.-C., 2011, Delineation of Impervious Surface from Multispectral Imagery and LiDAR Incorporating Knowledge-Based Expert System Rules, Photogrammetric Engineering and Remote Sensing, Vol.77, No.1, pp.75-85.
  • Wu, Y.-H. & Hung, M.-C., 2010, Non-Connective Linear Cartograms for Mapping Traffic Conditions, Cartographic Perspectives, Vol.65, pp.33-50.
  • Hung, M.-C., 2009, Describing Urban Land Covers Using the V-I-S (Vegetation-Impervious Surface-Soil) Model: Modeling Salt Lake City, Utah Metropolitan Area, Journal of Geographic Research, Vol.50, pp.67-91.

External Project

  • U.S. Department of Interior, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS), Using Remote Sensing to Detect Stream Sediment Footprints around Road Crossings, Principal Investigator, $5,000.00 (2010-2013).
  • U.S. Department of Interior, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS), A Pilot Study for an Early Detection and Warning System for Invasive Plants in Aquatic Environments using Remote Sensing, Principal Investigator, with two other co-PIs: Drs. Yi-Hwa Wu and Jamie Patton (NWMSU), $13,000.00 (2009-2013).
  • U.S. Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service (USDA-NRCS) subcontract through Blackland Research and Extension Center (BREC), Texas AgriLIFE Research, Texas A&M University System, Database Management System and Interface for APEX, Principal Investigator, with two other co-PIs: Drs. Yi-Hwa Wu and Jamie Patton (NWMSU), $40,516.00 (2008-2010).

Other Professional Experience

  • American Society for Photogrammetry & Remote Sensing (ASPRS)
  • Association of American Geographers (AAG)
  • Urban and Regional Information Systems Association (URISA)
  • North American Cartographic Information Society (NACIS)
  • Missouri Academy of Science (MAS)

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