UBC Forestry wishes to congratulate Adjunct Professor Michael Wulder in the Department of Forest Resources Management for being appointed as a Member to the Order of Canada for his internationally recognized innovations in the field of remote sensing for mapping and monitoring land cover.
Michael Wulder is a highly accomplished Research Scientist at the Canadian Forest Service. His research focuses on using remote sensing and spatial data to support forest monitoring and reporting. Michael has dedicated his career to supporting forest monitoring and reporting activities across various scales and data types. His expertise lies in harnessing the power of advanced technologies to analyze and interpret information critical to sustainable forest management. As a respected figure in his field, Michael has contributed significantly to the advancement of forest monitoring practices.
The Order of Canada
The Order of Canada is one of Canada’s highest honours. It recognizes people across all sectors of society who have made extraordinary and sustained contributions to our nation. Its Companions, Officers, and Members take to heart the motto of the Order: DESIDERANTES MELIOREM PATRIAM (“They desire a better country”). The Order of Canada was created in 1967 to honour people whose service shapes our society, whose innovations ignite our imaginations, and whose compassion unites our communities.