Roger Wheate, Ph.D.
University of St. Andrews (Ph.D.)
Professor & GIS Coordinator

Pre-2004 Publications
  • Forsythe, W.K. and Wheate, R.D., 2003. Utilization of Landsat TM and digital elevation data for the delineation of avalanche slopes in Yoho National Park (Canada). Transactions in Geosciences and Remote Sensing, 41, 11, 2678-2682.
  • Wheate, 2003. Relief depiction on Canadian Topographic Map Series in the twentieth century, Geomatica, 57, 2, 165-176. Johnson, C.J., Alexander, N.D., Wheate, R.D. and Parker, K.L., 2003. Characterizing woodland caribou habitat in sub-boreal and boreal forests. Forest Ecology and Management, 180, 241-248.
  • Wheate, R.D., Sidjak, R.D. and Whyte, G.T., 2002. Mapping glaciers in the Interior Ranges and Rocky Mountains with Landsat data in Satellite Image Atlas of Glaciers of the World, United States Geological Survey Professional paper 1386-J, pages J100-105. Edited by R.S.Williams, Jr. and Ferrigno, J.G.. US Government Printing Office, Washington. [Book - invited section]
  • Wheate, R.D., Alexander, N.D., Fisher, M.G. and Mouafo, D.D., 2001. A brief history of mountain cartography in Canada. Cartographica, 38, 1/2, 31-39.
  • Sidjak, R.W. and Wheate, R.D., 1999. Glacier mapping of the Illecillewaet Icefield, British Columbia, Canada, using Landsat TM and digital elevation data, International Journal of Remote Sensing, Vol 20, No.2, 273-284.
  • Wheate, R.D. 1996. Compensating for topographic information in satellite imagery. Unpublished Ph.D thesis, University of St. Andrews.
  • R.D.Wheate, 1996. Re-examining the cartographic depiction of topography, in Modern cartography: practical and theoretical perspectives, editors: C.P.Keller and C.H.Wood, Wiley and Sons. [Book - invited chapter]
  • Franklin, S.E., Lodwick, G.D. and Wheate, R.D., 1990. Research related to Digital Remote Sensing of Mountain Areas at the University of Calgary, Canadian Journal of Remote Sensing, Volume 15, No.1, 50-54.
  • H.W. Castner and R.D.Wheate, "Re-assessing the role played by shaded relief on topographic scale maps", The Cartographic Journal, Dec 1979, p 74-82
  • R.D.Wheate and G.D.Lodwick, "Edge enhancement techniques for digital remote sensing images", Proceedings of the Harvard Computer Graphics Conference, Aug.1983, Vol 2, p1-24.
  • S.E.Franklin, G.D.Lodwick and R.D.Wheate, "Research related to Digital Remote Sensing of Mountain Areas at the University of Calgary", Canadian Journal of Remote Sensing, 1990, Volume 15, No.1, p 50-54.
  • R.D.Wheate and S.E.Franklin, "Principal Component Transformation of Satellite Imagery in Mountain Areas", Proceedings of the 14th Canadian Symposium on Remote Sensing, 1991, p452-456.
  • M.R.C.Coulson, M.K.Rieger and R.D.Wheate, "Progress in Creating Tactile Maps from Geographic Information Systems (G.I.S.) Output", Proceedings of the 15th Conference of the International Cartographic Association, "Mapping the Nations", Bournemouth, U.K., September 1991, p 167-174.
  • W.K.Forsythe, R.D.Wheate and N.M.Waters, "Mapping avalanche slopes from satellite data in Yoho National Park, B.C. ", Proceedings of the Canadian Remote Sensing Symposium, 1995.
  • R.D.Wheate, "GIS at the University of Northern British Columbia", GIS World Canada, Feb 1996.
  • R.D.Wheate, "Re-examining the cartographic depiction of topography", in Modern cartography: practical and theoretical perspectives, editors C.P.Keller and C.H.Wood, Wiley, 1996.
  • Sidjak, R.W. and Wheate, R.D., "Glacier mapping and inventory of the Illecillewaet Icefield, Glacier Park, B.C." Proceedings of the Fourth Circumpolar Symposium on Remote Sensing of the Polar Environment, Lyngby, Denmark 1996 (also in review, International Journal of Remote Sensing). 1-16.