Brendan Harmon

Publications

Books

Petrasova, Anna, Brendan Harmon, Vaclav Petras, Payam Tabrizian, and Helena Mitasova. 2018. Tangible Modeling with Open Source GIS. 2nd ed. Springer International Publishing. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-89303-7.

Petrasova, Anna, Brendan Harmon, Vaclav Petras, and Helena Mitasova. 2015. Tangible Modeling with Open Source GIS. 1st ed. Springer International Publishing. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-25775-4.


Papers

Harmon, Brendan A, Helena Mitasova, Anna Petrasova, and Vaclav Petras. 2019. “r.sim.terrain 1.0: a landscape evolution model with dynamic hydrology.” Geoscientific Model Development, 12(7), 2837–2854. https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-12-2837-2019.

Millar, Garrett C, Payam Tabrizian, Anna Petrasova, Vaclav Petras, Brendan Harmon, and Ross K Meentemeyer. 2018. “Tangible Landscape : A Hands-on Method for Teaching Terrain Analysis.” CHI ’18 Proceedings of the 2018 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.1145/3173574.3173954.

Harmon, Brendan A, Anna Petrasova, Vaclav Petras, Helena Mitasova, and Ross Meentemeyer. 2018. “Tangible Topographic Modeling for Landscape Architects.” International Journal of Architectural Computing. https://doi.org/10.1177/1478077117749959.

Tabrizian, Payam, Brendan A Harmon, Anna Petrasova, Helena Mitasova, and Ross K Meentemeyer. 2017. “Tangible Immersion for Ecological Design.” In ACADIA 17: Proceedings of the 37th Annual Conference of the Association for Computer Aided Design in Architecture, 600–609. Cambridge, MA. http://papers.cumincad.org/cgi-bin/works/Show&_id=caadria2010_044/Show?acadia17_600.

Tonini, Francesco, Douglas Shoemaker, Anna Petrasova, Brendan Harmon, Vaclav Petras, Richard Cobb, Helena Mitasova, and Ross Meentemeyer. 2017. “Tangible Geospatial Modeling for Collaborative Solutions to Invasive Species Management.” Environmental Modelling & Software 92. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envsoft.2017.02.020.

Smith, Devin F., Brendan A. Harmon, Jorge Espinosa, Steven T. Goldsmith, and Russell S. Harmon. 2017. “Evaluation of Climatic and Physical Controls and the Influence of ENSO Events on Long-Term Weathering and CO2 Consumption across the Panama Canal Watershed.” In Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs. Vol. 49. Seattle, Washington. https://doi.org/10.1130/abs/2017AM-298750.

Tabrizian, Payam, Anna Petrasova, Brendan Harmon, Vaclav Petras, Helena Mitasova, and Ross Meentemeyer. 2016. “Immersive Tangible Geospatial Modeling.” In Proceedings of the 24th ACM SIGSPATIAL International Conference on Advances in Geographic Information Systems, 88:1–88:4. GIS ’16. San Francisco, CA: ACM. https://doi.org/10.1145/2996913.2996950.

Harmon, Brendan A, Anna Petrasova, Vaclav Petras, and Helena Mitasova. 2016. “Computational Landscape Architecture: Procedural, Tangible, and Open Landscapes.” In Innovations in Landscape Architecture, edited by Jonathan R Anderson and Daniel Ortega. Routledge. https://www.routledge.com/Innovations-in-Landscape-Architecture/Anderson-Ortega/p/book/9781138860681.

Harmon, Brendan A, Anna Petrasova, Vaclav Petras, Helena Mitasova, and Ross K Meentemeyer. 2016. “Embodied Spatial Thinking in Tangible Computing.” In TEI ’16: Proceedings of the Tenth International Conference on Tangible, Embedded, and Embodied Interaction. Eindhoven, Netherlands: ACM Press. https://doi.org/10.1145/2839462.2854103.

Harmon, Brendan A, Anna Petrasova, Vaclav Petras, Helena Mitasova, and Ross K Meentemeyer. 2016. “Tangible Landscape: Cognitively Grasping the Flow of Water.” ISPRS - International Archives of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences XLI-B2: 647–65. https://doi.org/10.5194/isprs-archives-XLI-B2-647-2016.

Harmon, R.S., G. Wörner, S.T. Goldsmith, B.A. Harmon, C.B. Gardner, W. Berry Lyons, F.L. Ogden, et al. 2016. “Linking Silicate Weathering to Riverine Geochemistry-A Case Study from a Mountainous Tropical Setting in West-Central Panama.” Bulletin of the Geological Society of America 128 (11–12). https://doi.org/10.1130/B31388.1.

Petrasova, A., V. Petras, D. Van Berkel, B.A. Harmon, H. Mitasova, and R.K. Meentemeyer. 2016. “Open Source Approach to Urban Growth Simulation.” In International Archives of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences - ISPRS Archives. Vol. 41. https://doi.org/10.5194/isprsarchives-XLI-B7-953-2016.

Petras, Vaclav, Anna Petrasova, Brendan Harmon, Ross Meentemeyer, and Helena Mitasova. 2015. “Integrating Free and Open Source Solutions into Geospatial Science Education.” ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information 4 (2): 942–56. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijgi4020942.

Goldsmith, Steven T., W. Berry Lyons, Russell S. Harmon, Brendan a. Harmon, Anne E. Carey, and Gregg T. McElwee. 2015. “Organic Carbon Concentrations and Transport in Small Mountain Rivers, Panama.” Applied Geochemistry. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apgeochem.2015.04.014.

Goldsmith, S. T., R. S. Harmon, W. B. Lyons, B. A. Harmon, F. L. Ogden, and C. B. Gardner. 2015. “Evaluation of Controls on Silicate Weathering in Tropical Mountainous Rivers: Insights from the Isthmus of Panama.” Geology 43 (7): 563–566. https://doi.org/10.1130/G36082.1.

Harmon, Brendan A, W D Goran, and Russell S Harmon. 2014. “Sustainable Cities and Military Installations in the Twenty-First Century: Towards Sustainable Military Installations and Adaptable Cities.” In Sustainable Cities and Military Installations, edited by Igor Linkov, 21–47. NATO Science for Peace and Security Series C: Environmental Security. Dordrecht: Springer Netherlands. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-94-007-7161-1.

Petrasova, Anna, Brendan A Harmon, Vaclav Petras, and Helena Mitasova. 2014. “GIS-Based Environmental Modeling with Tangible Interaction and Dynamic Visualization.” In Proceedings of the 7th International Congress on Environmental Modelling and Software, edited by D.P. Ames and N. Quinn. San Diego, California, USA: International Environmental Modelling and Software Society. http://www.iemss.org/sites/iemss2014/papers/iemss2014_submission_131.pdf.

Harmon, Brendan A, and Heather Viles. 2013. “Beyond Geomorphosites: Trade-Offs, Optimization, and Networking in Heritage Landscapes.” Environment Systems and Decisions 33 (2): 272–85. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10669-013-9448-3.

Tateosian, Laura, Helena Mitasova, Brendan A Harmon, Brent Fogleman, Katherine Weaver, and Russell S Harmon. 2010. “TanGeoMS: Tangible Geospatial Modeling System.” IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics 16 (6): 1605–12. https://doi.org/10.1109/TVCG.2010.202.


Reports

Black, Josh, Peihong Han, Chadd Hippensteel, Xiaoman Ji, Sophie Lott, Murong Xu, Yue Zhang, and Brendan Harmon. 2019. “Spring Up! Denham Springs Masterplan.” LSU Coastal Sustainability Studio, Baton Rouge, LA. https://www.blurb.com/b/9534482-spring-up-denham-springs-masterplan.

Hammons, Hayden, Taylor Jacobson, Nguyet Nguyen, Elizabeth Peterson, Tanvi Shah, Xi Stich, Andrew Wright, and Brendan Harmon. 2019. “The Hungry River: Designing a Future for the Amite River’s Former Sand and Gravel Mines.” LSU Coastal Sustainability Studio, Baton Rouge, LA.

Levine, Jay, Christopher Eads, Karl Wegmann, Helena Mitasova, Nathan Lyons, Brendan Harmon, Chanelle McCarther, Samantha Peart, Nicholas Oberle, and Mike Walter. 2018. “Freshwater Bivalve Survey for Endangered Species Branch Fort Bragg, NC.” https://doi.org/10.13140/RG.2.2.17512.11521.


Workshops

Jeziorska, Justyna and Brendan Harmon. 2018. “Unmanned Aerial Systems Workshop”. Hilltop Arboretum, Baton Rouge, LA.

Petrasova, Anna, Vaclav Petras, Brendan A Harmon, and Helena Mitasova. 2016. “Using GRASS GIS through Python and Tangible Interfaces.” In FOSS4G NA 2016. Raleigh, NC. https://grasswiki.osgeo.org/.


Presentations

Harmon, Brendan, Anna Petrasova, Payam Tabrizian, Vaclav Petras, and Helena Mitasova. 2017. “Tangibly Smart: An Interactive Watershed in Your Hands.” In World Bank Watershed Days. Washington, D.C. https://ncsu-geoforall-lab.github.io/tangible-landscape-talk/worldbank2017.html#/.

Harmon, Brendan A, Anna Petrasova, Vaclav Petras, Helena Mitasova, and Ross K Meentemeyer. 2016. “Tangible Geographies.” In Royal Geographical Society Annual International Conference 2016. London.

Harmon, Brendan A, Anna Petrasova, Vaclav Petras, Helena Mitasova, and Ross K Meentemeyer. 2016. “Tangible Interaction for GIS.” In FOSS4G NA 2016. Raleigh, NC.

Mitasova, Helena, Anna Petrasova, Brendan A Harmon, Vaclav Petras, Payam Tabrizian, and Ross K Meentemeyer. 2016. “Tangible Landscape: Open Source Environment for Geospatial Learning, Science, and Community.” In GeoForAll Webinar. GeoForAll. https://youtu.be/jUw5cKm08DE.

Harmon, Brendan, Anna Petrasova, Vaclav Petras, Helena Mitasova, Jelena Vukomanovic, and Ross Meentemeyer. 2016. “Serious Gaming with Tangible Landscape.” In Coffee & Viz. Raleigh, NC. https://www.lib.ncsu.edu/event/coffee-viz-serious-gaming-tangible-landscape.

Harmon, Brendan, Anna Petrasova, and Vaclav Petras. 2016. “Serious Gaming with Tangible Landscape.” In Coffee & Viz. Raleigh, NC. http://ncsu-geoforall-lab.github.io/coffee-and-viz/hunt.html#/9.

Mitasova, Helena, Anna Petrasova, Vaclav Petras, and Brendan Harmon. 2015. “Dynamic Landscapes in Open Source GIS.” In Coffee & Viz. Raleigh, NC. https://geospatial.ncsu.edu/osgeorel/publications/coffeeandviz/#/.

Petrasova, Anna, Brendan Harmon, and Helena Mitasova. 2014. “GIS-Based Modeling with Tangible Interaction.” In FOSS4G 2014. https://vimeo.com/106854721.

Harmon, Brendan A, Helena Mitasova, and Anna Petrasova. 2014. “Tangible Geospatial Modeling for Landscape Architects.” In 2014 Geodesign Summit. Redlands, California: Esri. http://video.esri.com/watch/3170/tangible-geospatial-modeling-for-landscape-architects.

Mitasova, Helena, Brendan A Harmon, and Stephen B Blundell. 2013. “Exploring Topographic Changes Impacts on Land Surface Processes Using Tangible Interfaces.” In Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, 723. Denver, CO: Geological Society of America. https://gsa.confex.com/gsa/2013AM/webprogram/Paper229789.html.


Harmon, Brendan, Hye Yeon Nam, Marcio de Queiroz, Hunter Gilbert, Tracy Quirk. Robots in Nature: Human-Robot-Environment Interaction for Advanced Ecosystem Services. LSU Faculty Research Grant. Louisiana State University. 2019-2021. $72,500.

Carney, Jeff et al. Inland from the Coast: A multi-scalar approach to regional climate change responses. Gulf Research Program. National Academy of Science & Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. 2017-2020. $2,936,000. Award: 2000008299.

Birch, Traci, Kris Palagi, and Brendan Harmon. Improving Quality of Life in the Amite River Watershed through Strategic Community-level Green Infrastructure Planning. Lamar Family Foundation. 2018-2019. $100,000.

Brendan Harmon. Dynamic Landscape Evolution. LSU Council on Research Summer Stipend. Louisiana State University. 2018. $5,000.