Expertise

Areas of Expertise

  • Science and Engineering Areas
    • Water Hydraulics, Hydrology
    • Climate/Meteorology, Water Quality, Environmental Science
    • Geology/Geotechnicl/Geophysics, Environmental Science, Geography
    • Numerical modeling/Statistics
  • Information Technology
    • WMS/WFS/WCS
    • GeoServer, Mapserver, ArcGIS
    • Programming, Java, C++, Python,
    • SQL Server, PostgresSQL/PostGIS,
  • Geomatics/Geospatial
    • Photogrammetry, Multi-spectral/hyperspectral/Microwave/Thermal  Remote Sensing,
    • LiDAR, Global Position Systems, Geographic Information System

Achievements

  • Environmental Consulting Services in the Arctic – Public Works and Government Services Canada (Under SENES Consulting Ltd.)
  • Engineering Services for Water Management Projects Vendor of Records Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources (Under Sanchez Engineering Inc.)
  • Expert Advice, Critical Review and Field Services in Environmental Geoscience, Surface Water Science, Engineering and Wells Vendor of Records Ontario Ministry of Environment

 

Publications and Presentations

L. Hashemi Beni, S. McArdle, and Y. Khayer. 2014, “An Integrated Method for Mapping Impervious and Pervious Areas in Urban Environments Using Hyperspectral and LiDAR Data”, International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, October 6-8, 2014,Toronto, On.

4DM Inc. 2012. “Impact of Wind, Temperature and other Environmental Factors on Reservoir Evaporation Losses”. Prepared for the Water Management Interest Group, CEATI International Inc.

Grover P., Hellas N., McArdle S. 2012. “A Snow-Transport And Mitigation Modelling System For Managing Snow Drifting Along Highways (WM-STW12-120)”  International Conference On Winter Maintenance And Surface Transportation  Weather, Transportation Research Board of the National Academies, Coralville, Iowa, April 30-May 3 2012.

McArdle S., Grover P., Hellas N. 2012 “Implementing Winter Climate Studies For Transportation Projects In Ontario, Canada (WM-STW12-121)” International Conference On Winter Maintenance And Surface Transportation Weather, Transportation Research Board of the National Academies, Coralville, Iowa, April 30-May 3 2012.

Grover, P. L., Zhang, Y., Naumov, A., & Khayer, Y. 2010. “Niagara Pump Generation Station Inundation Mapping and Consequence Analysis within ArcGIS and MIKE 21″. Canadian Dam Association, 2010 Annual Conference Congrès annuel 2010 de l’ACB

McArdle, S., Grover, P. L., Hellas, N., Kirkham, A., Lim, S., & Bryan, N. 2010. “Application of LiDAR Technology for Hydroelectric Operations”. Canadian Dam Association2010 Annual Conference

McArdle S., Truong, B, Khayer, Y, and Taranu J. 2010 “Safeguards Application of 3D Technology and Satellite Imagery for Building Change Detection,”Institute of Nuclear Materials Management, Baltimore, Maryland

Grover, P. L., Kirkham, A., Naumov, A., McArdle, S., Phillips, T., & Chan, P. (2008). “Application of GIS to Hydrotechnical Modelling and Analysis”. CDA Bulletin.

Perchanok, M. S., McArdle, S., Grover, P. L., & Naumov, A. (2008). “Spatial Modeling for Evaluation and Remediation of Snow Drifting on Ontario Highways”. Fourth National Conference on Seventh International Symposium on Snow Removal and Ice Control Technology. Indianapolis, Indiana: Transportation Research Board of the National Academies.

Truong, Q.S. McArdle S.S. 2007 “Integrated Information Portal and Open Source,” Institute of Nuclear Materials Management, Tucson, Arizona

Truong, Q. S. (Bob), McArdle, S., Yang, J., Grover, P. L., & Piller, C. 2006. Intergrated Information Portal and Open-Source Tools for Nuclear Material Management. IAEA Symposium, Vienna, Austria

Gallie A.,McArdle S.S., Rivard B. 2003 “Spectral Analysis Techniques for Lithological Mapping of Rock Samples.”Canadian Journal of Remote Sensing.

McArdle S.S, 2001 “Watershed Mapping Utilizing LiDAR”. ArcNorth News ESRI Canada Vol. 4. No 3.

McArdle S.S., Rubinstein, I.G., 2000. “HydrologiX  An Interactive Website for Displaying Watershed Information.” GIS 2000, Toronto Ontario Canada, March 2000.

McArdle, S.S., Farrington G., Rubinstein.I.G, 1999. “A Preliminary Comparison of Flood Risk Mapping using Integrated Remote Sensing Technology to Aerial Photography.” Fourth International Airborne Remote Sensing Conference and Exhibition and 21st Canadian Symposium on Remote Sensing. Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Rubinstein I.G, McArdle S, Evangelista  M,  Cameron I, Schroeter H, 1998. “The Use of Special Scanning Microwave Imagery and Advance Very High Resolution Radiometer Data For Watershed Monitoring”. Proceeding of The Fourth International Workshop on Applications of Remote Sensing in Hydrology.Santa Fe, New Mexico

McArdle, S.S., Gutelius, B., Rubinstein, I. 1998. “3D Image Maps, Generated from Airborne CASI Imagery and ALTM 1020 Digital Terrain Data used for Subwatershed Monitoring.”Proceeding of The Fourth International Workshop on Applications of Remote Sensing in Hydrology.Santa Fe, New Mexico

McArdle, S.S. 1995. “A Simple Approach to Convert At-Sensor Radiance to Surface Bidirectional Reflectance”, Proceeding of  26th International Symposium on Remote Sensing of Environment / 18th Annual Symposium of the Canadian Remote Sensing Society, Vancouver, British Columbia

McArdle, S.S., Miller, J.R. and Freemantle, J.R. 1992.“Airborne Image Acquisition Under Cloud: Preliminary Comparisons with Clear-Sky Scene Radiance and Reflectance Imagery“, Proceedings of the Fifteenth Canadian Symposium on Remote Sensing, Toronto, Ontario.