Faculty Profile for Dr. Jennifer Jensen

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Dr. Jennifer Jensen
Professor — Dept of Geography & Environmntl Studies
Program Faculty — Dept of Geography & Environmntl Studies
ELA 355
phone: (512) 245-1724

Selected Scholarly/Creative Work

  • Jensen, J. L. R., & Mathews, A. M. (2021). Terrain and surface modeling of vegetation height using simple linear regression. In Fundamentals of Capturing and Processing Drone Imagery and Data. CRC Press.
  • Ordway, E. M., Elmore, A. J., Kolstoe, S., Quinn, J. E., Swannick, R., Cattau, M., … W, C. (2021). Leveraging the NEON Airborne Observation Platform for socio-environmental systems research. Ecosphere, 12(6).
  • Gharehchahi, S., Ballinger, T. J., Jensen, J., Bhardwaj, A., Sam, L., Weaver, R. C., & Butler, D. R. (2021). Local- and regional-scale forcing of glacier mass balance changes in the Swiss Alps. Remote Sensing, 13. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.3390/rs13101949
  • Jensen, J. (2021). Vegetation Composition and Structure Modeling, Final report submitted to Brock Consulting, LLC.
  • Jensen, J., & Hardy, T. (2021). Accuracy Assessment for Dunes Sagebrush Lizard  Habitat Model Located in West Texas. Final Report Submitted to New Mexico Ecological Services Field Office,  U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.  Contract No. 140F0620R0029.

Selected Awards

  • Award / Honor Recipient: Favorite Professor Award, Alfred H. Nolle Chapter of Alpha Chi National Honor Scholarship Society (Texas State University). 2018
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Favorite Professor Award, Alfred H. Nolle Chapter of Alpha Chi National Honor Scholarship Society (Texas State University). 2015
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Julie Tuason Award, Supporting Women in Geography (SWIG). 2015
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Presidental Distinction Award for Excellence in Teaching, Texas State University. 2015
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Student Organization for Geographic Information Science (SOGIS) Achievement In GIS, Texas State University. 2014

Selected Grants

  • Martina, Jason (Principal), Jensen, Jennifer (Co-Principal). Using remote sensing to map Arundo donax populations in Native Fish Conservation Areas throughout Texas to better understand causal factors of invasion and set management priorities, Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, State, $130521. (Funded: September 2021 - August 2023). Grant.
  • Jensen, Jennifer (Principal). Mapping Historic and Current Ashe Juniper Presence and Abundance at Freeman Center Using Historic Aerial Photography and Multispectral Image Datasets, Texas State University, Research Enhancement Program Grant, $9980. (Funded: 2014). Grant.
  • Jensen, Jennifer (Principal). Texas Trends: Towards Developing An Interdisciplinary, Sustained Research Network in Land Change Science at Texas State University, Texas State University, Multi-disciplinary Internal Research Grant, $25000. (Funded: 2013). Grant.
  • Jensen, Jennifer (Principal). Analysis of Dense Three-dimensional Point Clouds From Multi-angle, High Resolution Imagery to Estimate and Map Urban Forest Canopy Characteristics in Travis County, Texas, Texas State University, Research Enhancement Program Grant, $8000. (Funded: 2012). Grant.
  • Jensen, Jennifer. Project name: Subtractive Color Theory (programming and development support), Instructional Technology Support - Grants for Instructional Technology. (Funded: 2010). Grant.

Selected Service Activities

Voter Registration and Civic Engagement Committee
October 2019-Present
Hays County Election Clerk
October 2019-Present
Faculty Senate
May 2019-Present
Women in Science and Engineering Conference Planning Committee
Scheduling Committee