Curriculum Vitae: JANE L. (SPAHN) BENSON
Remote Sensing Center,
Phone: (270) 809-3106, Fax: (270) 809-4417
- Remote sensing and environmental monitoring
- GIS applications
Remote Sensing Center
1989-1991 Murray State University; Faculty Adjunct, Department of Geosciences (GSC110)
1992-1993 Murray State University: Image Analyst/ GIS specialist; Mid-America Remote
Search Committee for Professor in Geosciences, 1981
Southern Association of Colleges & Schools Self‑Study of Graduate Programs, 1983
Search Committee for CRR Database Manager, 2003-2004
Spahn, J.L. and B.R. Hurter, "The Development of a Geographical Information System‑‑Calloway
Spahn, J.L., "An Interpretation of Surface Collected Materials from Site 15Cw310, Calloway
No. 13, pp. 10‑24, June 1981.
Spahn, J.L., "Aerial Photographic Interpretation in a Predictive Archaeological Study," Fall Meeting
of the Mid‑South Region of the
American Society of Photogrammetry,
Spahn, J.L., "A Land Cover Classification of a Portion of the Western Kentucky Coal Field Utilizing
Multi‑Temporal Thematic Mapper Simulator Data," TECHNICAL PAPERS of 1983 Fall
Convention of the American Society of
Naugle, B.I., J.D. Mikulcik, J.L. Benson, T.C. Kind, and B. Hines, "Comparing USLE Derived
Potential Erosion Estimates, National Resource Inventory Data versus Classified Landsat
TM Data and Digital Soil Information," SCSA National Meeting, August 1985.
Computerized Petroleum Exploration
of 1985 Fall Convention of the American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing,
Benson, J.L., J.M. Jones, V.L. Shelby, and T.C. Kind, "Remotely Sensed Data/Geographic
Information Systems for Site Evaluation." Abstract in PROCEEDINGS OF THE
SYMPOSIUM ON THE APPLICATION OF GEOPHYSICS TO ENGINEERING
AND ENVIRONMENTAL PROBLEMS, The Society of Engineering and Mineral
Werstak, Chuck, P. Maus, J.Benson, W.D. Jones, “Mid-Level Mapping: Land Between The Lakes
National Recreation Area.” Report:USDA-Forest Service-RSAC 0067-TIP1. October 2004.
Mike, A.Kellie, J.Benson, M.Matthews, M.Phillips, “Total Maximum Daily Load Development:
Each of the following was awarded to the Mid‑America Remote Sensing Center, Murray
1981 Soil Loss Study, FLORA‑ Vegetational Analysis, Heritage‑Archaeological Study.
1983/1984 USDA/SCS‑National Resource Inventory, KY.
1984 E. Johnson‑Land Cover Classification in
1984/1985 USDA/SCS‑National Resource Inventory, KY.
1985 TVA Grouse Restoration Project.
1985/1986 USDA/SCS‑National Resource Inventory, KY.
1986/1987 USDA/SCS‑National Resource Inventory, KY.
1992/1993 TVA-Investigation of
1993/1994 KY. Dept. of Natural Resources and Environmental Protection-Land Cover
of the Eastern and Western Coalfields of
Cover Mapping of the Beech Fork and
1994 KY. Dept. of Fish and Wildlife Resources-Habitat Analysis for the Swamp Rabbit in
1994/1995 USFWS-Mapping of Habitat for the Northern Copper Belly Water Snake. .
2000/2002 KY Dept. of Fish and Wildlife Resources- Copperbelly Water Snake Habitat Change
Assessment: 1997 – 2001.
2007/2008 USFWS, GIS Support for the
2008/2009 Kentucky-Tennessee Clay Company –
Exploration Techniques for the Commercial Clay Deposits of