GIS lab manager
Crop and Soil Environmental Sciences Dept.
250 Smyth Hall-0404
received a B.S. from
Expertise in geospatial information technologies with focus on soil and terrain analysis, GPS surveying, and spatial-temporal data analysis. Currently responsibilities include geospatial data management for multiple large research projects, information technologies (equipment and software) assessment, management and integration, and GIS instruction. Current interests include refining various international soil databases based on climate, landuse, geology and topography, and geospatial statistics. GIS volunteer with United Nations Volunteers; Languages: English, elementary French
Selected Professional Papers, Reports & Abstracts:
Donovan, P., Daniels, W.L, Beck, M., Orndorff, Z., and J. Galbraith, 2005, Soil Map Analysis and GIS Research Components, Rapid Stabilization/Polymerization of Wet Clay Soils: Final Research Report submitted to U.S. Department of Defense, 21pg.
P. and W.L. Daniels, 2005, Geospatial approach to
Nitrate-leaching index for
Galbraith, J.M. and P.F. Donovan, 2005, Density of Road
Crossings and Drainage of Wetlands in Suburban and Rural Virginia: 8th
Annual Wetlands and Watersheds Workshop presentation,
Galbraith, J.M., Donovan, P.F., Smith, K.M., and C.E. Zipper, 2003, Using GIS to Predict Wetland Occurrence, Soil Science, vol. 168, no. 8, p.563-575.
Galbraith, J.M., Donovan, P.F., and J. McKennsa, 2003, Challenging the Virginia Agriculture Governorís School Students through GIS Applications: North American College and Teachers of Agriculture Journal, vol. 47, no. 4, p. 28-32.
Zipper, C.E., Donovan-Ealy, P., and Dillaha, T., 2002, Identifying Critical Sediment-Source Areas in the Clinch-Powell Basin: Little River Feasibility Study, Final Report submitted to The Nature Conservancy and Virginia Water Resources Research Center, 52pp.
Donovan-Ealy, P., Gayes, P.T., Harris, M.S., Baldwin, W.E., Wetzell, L., and Mahaffey, E., 1997, Seafloor Mapping and Coastal Change off Myrtle Beach, South Carolina: A Model Region for a Low-Relief Sediment-Starved Coastline, American Geophysical Union Abstracts with Programs.
W.C. Schwab, E R Thieler, D S Foster, J F Denny, B A Swift, W W Danforth, J R Allen, L L Lotto, M A Allison, P T Gayes, P Donovan-Ealy, Mapping the Inner Shelf off Southern Long Island, NY: Implications for Coastal Evolution and Behavior, American Geophysical Union Abstracts with Programs.
Donovan-Ealy, P., Gayes, P.T., Harris, M.S., Batten, B., and Nelson, D.D., 1997, Nearshore marine geology of the Myrtle Beach region, South Carolina, Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, vol.29, no.6, pp.90.
Gayes, P.T. and
Donovan-Ealy, P., 1996,
Gayes, P.T. and
Donovan-Ealy, P., 1994, Assessment of beach renourishment resources near
Gayes, P.T., Nelson, D.D., Van Dolah, R.F., and Maier, P., 1993, Development of
a database of geologic resources and critical habitats on the