Supporting Remote Sensing for Montana

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MontanaView is a consortium of universities, non-profit organizations, and government agencies working within Montana to advance the use of remotely sensed data for the benefit on Montana's citizens. MontanaView is a member of the AmericaView nationwide remote sensing consortium.


  • To advance remote sensing through education and outreach in the public and private sectors.
  • To advance remote sensing and sustainable technology transfer through research.


  • Pecora 2017: AmericaView's Fall Technical Meeting will be held in conjunction with the 2017 Pecora Conference in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.
  • Earth Observation Day: Tuesday, October 10, 2017.  AmericaView is participating in the AGI sponsored Earth Science Week (ESW) via Earth Observation Day (EOD).
  • MontanaView 2016 Student Awardees: 
    • Molly Stammer, Salish Kootenai College - Channel Migration of the Upper Flathead River
    • Mo Li, Montana Tech - Aeromagnetic exploration of the rare earth element (REE) deposit sites in New Mexico
    • Rachel Power, University of Montana - Remote Sensing Methods to Assess Riparian Vegetative Health on the North Fork Flathead River
    • Nick Kline, University of Montana - Socio-economic Reorganization in Response to Climate Change in Vietnam’s Mekong Delta: A GIS Approach
    • Sam Tittle, Montana State University - Narrow band optimization for wetland mapping
    • Mike Oldham, Montana State University - Comparison of Landsat and NAIP for wetland classification
  • AmericaView 2016 Fall Technical Meeting: The meeting will be held in Baton Rouge, LA, September 17-19.
  • Montana student wins ASPRS Rocky Mountain Region AwardEmma Bode, an undergraduate student at Montana State University's Spatial Sciences Center, received a scholarship for her project, Spatial and temporal robustness of proposed models to estimate tree mortality using Landsat imagery with NAIP reference data.