Ph D Cornell University, radiative transfer and remote sensing. Ocean optical research under Office of Naval Research projects. Bathymetric lidar system development at Teledyne Optech. Radiative transfer of laser pulse through attenuative medium. Lidar waveform analysis. Hyperspectral image atmospheric correction, mosaicking with radiometric balancing, inversion of optically dominant components using ocean optics. System characterization of satellite sensors at USGS EROS. Uncertainty analysis of atmospheric correction. Lidar accuracy analysis for 3DEP program. Satellite derived bathymetry research.