Wetlands, surface waters and oceans

Wetlands, surface waters and oceans

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Cryosphere and northern environments

Cryosphere and northern environments

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Agriculture, natural resources and land use planning

Agriculture, natural resources and land use planning

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Climate change

Climate change

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Atmosphere and air quality

Atmosphere and air quality

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Centre d’applications et de recherche en télédétection

Created in 1985, CARTEL is one of the most important remote sensing university research centres in Canada.



Research at CARTEL

CARTEL is a dynamic group of researchers, students and postdoctoral fellows who conduct research aimed at advancing knowledge in remote sensing and its applications to Earth observation. CARTEL’s studies cover the four extremities of the globe, from the poles to the tropics, from continents to oceans, as well as a wide variety of natural and human ecosystems.

CARTEL researchers, whether physicists, engineers, biologists, geographers or others, use and develop a wide range of state-of-the-art airborne and satellite ground-based sensors to answer fundamental scientific, environmental or social questions. This research is largely the result of the collaborative efforts of graduate students and postdoctoral fellows from around the world.


Research topics

Our specialized laboratories

Our laboratories allow CARTEL research projects to be carried out

SIRENE Station

The SIRENE station (Interdisciplinary site for research in the outdoor environment) is a laboratory and a secure experimental site (75 x 75 m) on the Sherbrooke campus of the Université de Sherbrooke....

Spectroradiometry Laboratory

The spectroradiometry laboratory has a set of spectroradiometric instruments allowing measurements in an indoor and controlled environment, |...

Image Processing and GIS Laboratory

These softwares are available from a server: ArcGIS 9.2 : vector and matrix geomatics MapInfo : vector geomatics IDRISI : matrix geomatics |...

Environmental Analysis Laboratory

The Environmental Analysis Laboratory, equipped with a set of equipment to facilitate sampling, survey positioning and field analysis, uses standardized |...

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Keyvan Ranjbar

Program Ph.D. in Remote Sensing Advisor Norm O'Neill Field of research Identification and characterization of natural aerosols over the Arctic Contact keyvan....
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Aurélie Schmidt

Program Master's Degree Advisor Richard Fournier Field of research Mapping water-related ecosystem services for forest management in Harry's Watershed, Newfoundland...
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Charlotte Smetanka

Program Master's degree in Geographic Sciences, remote sensing research program Advisors Richard Fournier et Yan Boucher Field of research Multi-scale spatial c...
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Batistin Bour

Program Master's degree in Geomatics Advisors Richard Fournier, Yan Boucher, Luc Guindon Field of research Characterize the post-disruption increase of the bore...

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