George E Host

  • 5013 Miller Trunk Highway

    Duluth, MN 55811

1986 …2021
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George Host is Landscape Ecologist and Director of the Forest and Land Initiative as well as NRRI’s Geographic Information System laboratory. His current research includes application of LiDAR for forest resource analysis, interactions between forests and aquatic systems, and large-scale landscape assessment. Areas of expertise include quantification of environmental stressors, spatial analysis, and visualization of complex data for scientific and public audiences.  Dr. Host serves on advisory panels for the MN Dept of Natural Resources, the MN Forest Resources Council, and numerous county and municipal groups.

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Projects 2008 2021

Research Output 1986 2015

5 Citations (Scopus)
Great Lakes
estuaries
water quality
rivers
estuary
7 Citations (Scopus)

Linking place-based science to people through spatial narratives of coastal stewardship

Silbernagel, J., Host, G. E., Hagley, C. A., Hart, D., Axler, R. P., Fortner, R., Axler, M., Smith, V., Drewes, A., Bartsch, W. M., Danz, N., Mathews, J. & Wagler, M., Apr 22 2015, In : Journal of Coastal Conservation. 19, 2, p. 181-198 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

estuary
education
watershed
environmental technology
science and technology
21 Citations (Scopus)

Congruence of community thresholds in response to anthropogenic stress in Great Lakes coastal wetlands

Kovalenko, K. E., Brady, V. J., Brown, T. N., Ciborowski, J. J. H., Danz, N. P., Gathman, J. P., Host, G. E., Howe, R. W., Johnson, L. B., Niemi, G. J. & Reavie, E. D., Jan 1 2014, In : Freshwater Science. 33, 3, p. 958-971 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

coastal wetland
Great Lakes
wetlands
plant communities
lake
14 Citations (Scopus)

Estimating sediment and nutrient loads in four western lake superior streams

Ruzycki, E. M., Axler, R. P., Host, G. E., Henneck, J. R. & Will, N. R., Oct 1 2014, In : Journal of the American Water Resources Association. 50, 5, p. 1138-1154 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

turbidity
nutrient
lake
phosphorus
sediment
3 Citations (Scopus)

High-resolution maps of forest-urban watersheds present an opportunity for ecologists and managers

Stueve, K. M., Hollenhorst, T. P., Kelly, J. R., Johnson, L. B. & Host, G. E., Jan 1 2014, In : Landscape Ecology. 30, 2, p. 313-323 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

land cover
watershed
manager
canopy
image analysis