Leanne Lestak

Leanne Lestak CV

Research Scientist II

  • GIS / Remote Sensing Specialist

Education

  • BA: University of Colorado at Boulder, 1989

Contact Information

(Office) 303 492-5802

Specialty

Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Remote Sensing as applied to western water, snow hydrology, coastal change, and the creation and distribution of high resolution scientific data.

Research Interests

Snow hydrology, coastal change, flooding, climate change and policy in high-latitude and high-altitude environments.

Bio

Conduct research in arctic and alpine geography using GIS and remote sensing.

Research

Publications

FeaturedPublications

Caffrey, M.,{playaxhGN2LMC:title},William F. Manley,Forget, A, 2015: Estimated extent of coastal flooding due to sea level change and storm surge for 118 U.S. National Parks. National Park Service NRSS, University of Colorado at Boulder, digital media.

Owen Mason,Jordan, J. W.,Leanne Lestak,William F. Manley{/exp:playa:children, 2012: Narratives of shoreline erosion and protection at Shishmaref, Alaska: The anecdotal and the analytic. In J.A.G. Cooper and O.H. Pilkey (eds.), Pitfalls of Shoreline Stabilization: Selected 73 Case Studies, Coastal Research Library 3. Dordrecht: Springer Science+Business Media. DOI: 10.1007/978-94-007-4123-2_5

{playadYfS2LT8:title},William F. Manley{/exp:playa:children, 2012: High-resolution orthorectified imagery for archaeological study at Glacier National Park, Montana. INSTAAR, University of Colorado at Boulder (Digital media).

{playaxEccklWd:title},{playaRW2li1Tt:title}{/exp:playa:children, 2012: Protocol for high-resolution geospatial analysis of coastal change in the arctic network of parks. Natural Resource Report NPS/ARCN/NRR—2012/537. Fort Collins, Colorado: National Park Service, report 2185931. Report (1 MB)

Molotch, N. P.,{playa9xAfx3T5:title}{/exp:playa:children, 2011: Judd snow depth sensor measurements for the Boulder Creek Critical Zone Observatory (CZO) and Niwot Long Term Ecological Research Program (LTER) for water year 2011. INSTAAR, University of Colorado at Boulder (Digital media).

Molotch, N. P.,Guan, B.,{playaswEoF5JA:title}{/exp:playa:children, 2010: Snow water equivalent (SWE) for water supply and management in California. Jet Propulsion Laboratory and INSTAAR, University of Colorado at Boulder (Digital media).

Molotch, N. P.,{playat9MuOXEp:title}{/exp:playa:children, 2010: Judd snow depth sensor measurements for the Boulder Creek Critical Zone Observatory (CZO) and Niwot Long Term Ecological Research Program (LTER) for water year 2010. INSTAAR, University of Colorado at Boulder (Digital media).

{playa1w39001E:title}{/exp:playa:children, 2010: Department of Water Resources and Jet Propulsion Laboratory technical session report: Bulletin 120 (B120) Regression model training summary, August 3, 2010, WebEx online meeting. INSTAAR and NASA/JPL (Internal report).

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Academics

Academics

Past Courses

  • PSCI 5108 & ATOC 7500: Context & Climate Change Taught one lecture about coastal change.
  • GEOL 5240: Remote Sensing Data Analysis Assisted students with lab work, wrote a few labs.
  • GEOL 4093/5093: Remote Sensing of the Environment Taught one lecture about GIS
  • : Arctic Network National Parks Service Hands-On Orthoimagery Workshop
  • : WAS*IS Australia Workshop Wrote and taught GIS labs
  • : GIS Applications Courses, Barrow High School Taught 3 lectures
  • : GIS and Computer Cartography Wild Bear Science School, one half day
  • : Remote Sensing course for Teachers One day course

Outreach

Misc

Etc.

Data Citations

Leanne Lestak, William F. Manley, 2012: High-resolution orthorectified imagery for archaeological study at Glacier National Park, Montana. INSTAAR, University of Colorado at Boulder (digital media).

Noah P. Molotch, Leanne Lestak, 2011: Judd snow depth sensor measurements for the Boulder Creek Critical Zone Observatory (CZO) and Niwot Long Term Ecological Research Program (LTER), for water year 2011. INSTAAR, University of Colorado at Boulder (digital media).

Noah P. Molotch, Leanne Lestak, 2010: Judd snow depth sensor measurements for the Boulder Creek Critical Zone Observatory (CZO) and Niwot Long Term Ecological Research Program (LTER), for water year 2010. INSTAAR, University of Colorado at Boulder (digital media).

Noah P. Molotch, Guan, B., Leanne Lestak, 2010: Snow water equivalent (SWE) for water supply and management in California. Jet Propulsion Laboratory and INSTAAR, University of Colorado at Boulder (digital media).

William F. Manley, Eric Parrish, Leanne Lestak, 2009: High-resolution orthorectified imagery and digital elevation models for study of environmental change at Niwot Ridge and Green Lakes Valley, Colorado: Niwot Ridge LTER. INSTAAR, University of Colorado at Boulder [digital media].

Leanne Lestak, Lynch, A. H., Bao, S., Cassano, E. N., William F. Manley, Maslanik, J. A., Peng, M., Xie, L., 2008: Flood model output, bathymetry, topography and related GIS layers for Barrow, Alaska. Boulder, Colorado: Cooperative Center for Research in the Environmental Sciences (Digital media)

Leanne Lestak, Eric Parrish, William F. Manley, Brown, J., 2008: High-resolution orthorectified aerial photography of the Barrow Spit, Alaska. Boulder, Colorado: Version 2. (Digital media.)

William F. Manley, Leanne Lestak, Eric Parrish, 2008: High-resolution orthorectified imagery from 1993 for three target areas in Lake Clark National Park and Preserve (LACL), Southwest Alaska. Anchorage: National Park Service, Southwest Alaska Network I&M Program. (Digital media.)

William F. Manley, Sanzone, D. M., Leanne Lestak, Eric Parrish, 2007: High-resolution orthorectified imagery and accessory layers from ca. 1950s, ca. 1980s and 2003 for the coastal areas of Bering Land Bridge NP (BELA) and Cape Krusenstern NM (CAKR), northwest Alaska. Fairbanks, AK: National Park Service, Arctic Network I&M Program (Digital media).

Leanne Lestak, William F. Manley, Sturtevant, P. M., Maslanik, J. A., Tweedie, C. E., Brown, J., 2007: High-resolution rectified aerial photography for collaborative research of environmental change at Barrow, Alaska, USA. Boulder, Colorado: National Snow and Ice Data Center (Digital media).

William F. Manley, Leanne Lestak, Tweedie, C. E., Maslanik, J. A., 2006: High-resolution Quickbird imagery and value-added geospatial layers for collaborative research of environmental change at Barrow, Alaska. Boulder, Colorado: National Snow and Ice Data Center (Digital media).

William F. Manley, Leanne Lestak, Tweedie, C. E., Maslanik, J. A., 2005: High-resolution radar imagery, digital elevation models, and related GIS layers for Barrow, Alaska. Boulder, Colorado: National Snow and Ice Data Center (Digital media).

Leanne Lestak, William F. Manley, Maslanik, J. A., 2003: Point Barrow and vicinity: Bathymetry, coastline and depth soundings. Boulder, Colorado: National Snow and Ice Data Center (Digital media).

Leanne Lestak, Auerbach, N. A., William F. Manley, 2002: Interactive web map server for Barrow and the North Slope of Alaska. Boulder, Colorado: National Snow and Ice Data Center. Digital media.