K. Wayne Forsythe - Full Professor


B.Sc. (Honours), M.Sc., Ph.D.

Publications

Note: * indicates former or current undergraduate student, ** indicates former or current graduate student

Refereed Journal Articles

Shaker, R.R., A.D. Yakubov, S.M. Nick, E. Vennie-Vollrath, T.J. Ehlinger, and K.W. Forsythe. 2017. Predicting aquatic invasion in Adirondack lakes: A spatial analysis of lake and landscape characteristics. Ecosphere. 8(3), pp. 1-25, e01723, DOI:10.1002/ecs2.1723. (Access PDF)

Forsythe, K.W., C.H. Marvin, D.E. Mitchell**, J.M. Aversa, S.J. Swales, D.A. Burniston, J.P. Watt*, D.J. Jakubek**, M.H. McHenry*, and R.R. Shaker. 2016. Utilization of bathymetry data to examine lead sediment contamination distributions in Lake Ontario. AIMS Environmental Science. 3(3), pp. 347-361. DOI:10.3934/environsci.2016.3.347 (Access PDF)

Forsythe, K.W., C.H. Marvin, C.J. Valancius**, J.P. Watt*, J.M. Aversa, S.J. Swales, D.J. Jakubek**, and R.R. Shaker. 2016. Geovisualization of Mercury Contamination in Lake St. Clair Sediments. Journal of Marine Science and Engineering. 4(19), pp. 1-10.DOI:10.3390/jmse4010019 (Access PDF).

Forsythe, K.W., C.H. Marvin, C.J. Valancius**, J.P. Watt*, S.J. Swales, J.M. Aversa, and D.J. Jakubek**. 2016. Using Geovisualization to Assess Lead Sediment Contamination in Lake St. Clair. The Canadian Geographer/Le Géographe canadien. Vol. 60 (1), pp. 149-158, DOI:10.1111/cag.12253 (Access PDF)

Forsythe, K.W., K.N. Irvine, D.M. Atkinson, M. Perelli, J.M. Aversa, S.J. Swales, A. Gawedzki**, and D.J. Jakubek**. 2015. Assessing Lead Contamination in Buffalo River Sediments. Journal of Environmental Informatics. 26(2), pp. 106-111, DOI:10.3808/jei.201500300 (Access PDF)

Forsythe, K.W. and G. McCartney**. 2014. Investigating Forest Disturbance Using Landsat Data in the Nagagamisis Central Plateau, Ontario, Canada. ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information. 3(1), pp. 254-273, DOI:10.3390/ijgi3010254 (Access PDF)

Forsythe, K.W., A. Gawedzki**, P.S. Rodriguez**, K.N. Irvine, and M.F. Perrelli. 2013. Geospatial Estimation of Mercury Contamination in Buffalo River Sediments. Soil and Sediment Contamination An International Journal. Vol. 22, No. 5, pp. 521-531, DOI: 10.1080/15320383.2013.750266 (Abstract)

**Ferrato, L-J. and K.W. Forsythe. 2013. Comparing Hyperspectral and Multispectral Imagery for Land Classification of the Lower Don River, Toronto. Journal of Geography and Geology. Vol. 5, No. 1, pp. 92-107, DOI: 10.5539/jgg.v5n1p92 (Access PDF)

Forsythe, K.W., B. Schatz, S.J. Swales, L-J. Ferrato**, and D.M. Atkinson. 2012. Visualization of Lake Mead Surface Area Changes from 1972-2009. ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information. 1(2), pp. 108-119, DOI: 10.3390/ijgi1020108 (Access PDF)

**Gawedzki, A. and K.W. Forsythe. 2012. Assessing Anthracene and Arsenic Contamination within Buffalo River Sediments. International Journal of Ecology. Vol. 2012, Article ID 496740, 9 pages, DOI: 10.1155/2012/496740 (Access PDF)

Forsythe, K.W., K. Paudel, and C.H. Marvin. 2010. Geospatial Analysis of Zinc Contamination in Lake Ontario Sediments. Journal of Environmental Informatics. 16(1), 1-10, DOI: 10.3808/jei.201000172 (Access PDF)

Forsythe, K.W. and C.H. Marvin. 2009. Assessing Historical versus Contemporary Mercury and Lead Contamination in Lake Huron Sediments. Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management. Vol. 12, Issue 1, pp. 101-109, DOI: 10.1080/14634980802690873

Sun, H., K.W. Forsythe, and N.M. Waters. 2007. Modelling Urban Land Use Change and Urban Sprawl: Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Networks and Spatial Economics. Vol. 7, No. 4, pp. 353-376, DOI: 10.1007/s11067-007-9030-y

Forsythe, K.W. and N.M. Waters. 2006. The Utilization of Image Texture Measures in Urban Change Detection. Photogrammetrie-Fernerkundung-Geoinformation. PFG 4/2006, pp. 287-296. (Access PDF)

Forsythe, K.W. and C.H. Marvin. 2005. Analyzing the Spatial Distribution of Sediment Contamination in the Lower Great Lakes. Water Quality Research Journal of Canada. Vol. 40, No. 4, pp. 389-401. (Access PDF)

Forsythe, K.W., M. Dennis*, and C.H. Marvin. 2004. Comparison of Mercury and Lead Sediment Concentrations in Lake Ontario (1968-1998) and Lake Erie (1971-1997/98) using a GIS-based Kriging Approach. Water Quality Research Journal of Canada. Vol. 39, No. 3, pp. 190-206. (Access PDF)

Forsythe, K.W. 2004. Pansharpened Landsat 7 Imagery for Improved Urban Area Classification. Geomatica. Vol. 58, No. 1, March 2004, pp. 23-31. (Access PDF)

Forsythe, K.W. 2004. The 4th International Symposium Remote Sensing of Urban Areas: Outcomes and Future Directions. Geomatica. Vol. 58, No. 1, March 2004, pp. 52-54. (Invited Paper).

**Jakubek, D.J. and K.W. Forsythe. 2004. A GIS-based Kriging Approach for Assessing Lake Ontario Sediment Contamination. The Great Lakes Geographer. Volume 11, No. 1, 2004, pp. 1-14. (Access PDF)

Forsythe, K.W. and R.D. Wheate. 2003. Utilization of Landsat TM and Digital Elevation Data for the Delineation of Avalanche Slopes in Yoho National Park (Canada). IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing Vol. 41, No.11, November 2003, pp. 2678-2682, DOI: 10.1109/TGRS.2003.817183

Refereed Conference Articles

Forsythe, K.W., A. Gawedzki*, and P.S. Rodriguez**. 2010. Assessing Sediment Contamination in the Buffalo River. In: Strobl, J., T. Blaschke, and G. Griesebner (Eds.) Proceedings of the 22 nd Symposium for Applied Geographic Information Processing (Angewandte Geographische Informationsverarbeitung XXII), AGIT 2010. July 7-9, 2010. Salzburg, AUSTRIA. Herbert Wichmann Verlag, Hüthig GmbH & Co. KG, Heidelberg, Germany. pp. 606-615. ISBN: 978-3-87907-495-2 (Access PDF)

Forsythe, K.W. and J.P. Watt*. 2006. Using Geovisualization to Assess Sediment Contamination in the “Sixth” Great Lake. In: Strobl, J., T. Blaschke, and G. Griesebner (Eds.) Proceedings of the 18 th Symposium for Applied Geographic Information Processing (Angewandte Geographische Informationsverarbeitung XVIII), AGIT 2006. July 5-7, 2006. Salzburg, AUSTRIA. Herbert Wichmann Verlag, Hüthig GmbH & Co. KG, Heidelberg, Germany. pp. 161-170. ISBN 13: 978-3-87907-437-2 (Access PDF)

Forsythe, K.W. 2004. Ein Vergleich der Sedimentverschmutzung im Erie- und Ontariosee. In: Strobl, J., T. Blaschke, and G. Griesebner (Eds.) Proceedings of the 16 th Symposium for Applied Geographic Information Processing (Angewandte Geographische Informationsverarbeitung XVI), AGIT 2004. July 7-9, 2004. Salzburg, AUSTRIA. Herbert Wichmann Verlag, Hüthig GmbH & Co. KG, Heidelberg, Germany. pp. 129-138. ISBN 3-87907-406-2 (Access PDF)

Published Learning Materials

*Dennis, M., K.W. Forsythe, C. Hare*, and A. Gawedzki*. 2012. Kriging Great Lakes Sediment Contamination Values “Cookbook” for ArcGIS 10.x. Toronto, Ontario: Ryerson University, Department of Geography. 51 pp. Available online at: http://www.geography.ryerson.ca/wayne/KrigingCookbook2012.pdf

*Dennis, M., K.W. Forsythe, and A. Gawedzki*. 2009. Kriging Great Lakes Sediment Contamination Values “Cookbook”. Toronto, Ontario: Ryerson University, Department of Geography. 43 pp.

*Dennis, M. and K.W. Forsythe. 2007. Kriging Great Lakes Sediment Contamination Values “Cookbook”. Toronto, Ontario: Ryerson University, Department of Geography. 42 pp.

Forsythe, K.W. 2006. Update and Revision of: Module 3 - Data Sources and Data Acquisition (online). The UNIGIS International Masters in Geographic Information Science & Systems. UNIGIS/Z_GIS - Centre for Geoinformatics. Salzburg, AUSTRIA.

Forsythe, K.W. and S.J. Swales. 2004. Module 3 - Data Sources and Data Acquisition (online). The UNIGIS International Masters in Geographic Information Science & Systems. UNIGIS/Z_GIS - Centre for Geoinformatics. Salzburg, AUSTRIA.

Edited Books

Forsythe, K.W. 2010. Editor of: The Canadian Association of Geographers - Ontario Division (CAGONT) 2010 Annual Meeting Book of Abstracts. Toronto: Ryerson University, Department of Geography. 119 pp. Published online at: http://www.geography.ryerson.ca/cagont2010

 


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