Christopher J. Stohr
- Ph.D. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
- M.S. Purdue University
- B.S. St. Joseph’s College, Rensselaer, IN
- Remote sensing/image interpretation for engineering and environmental applications
- Improving post closure monitoring of landfills by remote sensing, focused onsite field inspections, change detection, and defect tracking to reduce groundwater contamination from more than 3,400 landfills in Illinois.
- Photogrammetry, terrestrial laser scanning, satellite and conventional surveying and remote sensing for measuring fractures and classifying lithology on outcrops for groundwater resources and mining applications.
- Promoting improvement of Illinois' topographic data with new reference marks and airborne LiDAR imagery.
Figure 1. (right) Annotated color infrared aerial photograph of a closed landfill showing features of interest.
- American Society of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing
- Geological Society of America
- Association of Environmental and Engineering Geologists
- Association of Missouri Geologists
- Professional Geologist and Engineering Geologist (OR)
Stohr, C. 2016. Postclosure Monitoring of Earthen-Covered Landfills Using Publicly Available Remote Sensing Imagery. Environmental Research and Education Foundation. Global Waste Management Symposium 2016 Symposium Proceedings. Palm Springs, CA. p. 476-484.
Zhou, Ruisong, Christopher Stohr, Jim Best, Arjan Reesink, James Damico. 2016. Integration of Laser Scanning, Digital Photogrammetry and UAVs For The Digital Outcrop Modelling Of Lamotte Formation in Missouri. North-Central Section - 50th Annual Meeting (18–19 April 2016). Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs. Vol. 48, No. 5 doi: 10.1130/abs/2016NC-275670
Stohr, C., A. J. Stumpf, and B. J. Stiff. 2015. Collection and Application of Outcrop Measurements in Glacial Materials for Geo-Engineering and Hydrogeology along the Vermilion River, Central Illinois. Environmental and Engineering Geology, Vol. 21, No. 1, pp 63-74.
Stohr, C. 2014. Case Studies of Closed Landfills Having Failures of Earthen Covers. 2014 Association of Environmental & Engineering Geologists Annual Meeting Program with Abstracts, Scottsdale, AZ. P. 81-82.
Stohr, C. 2014. Statistical Comparison of Gamma Logs Between the Gearhart-Owen Mineral Logging System and the Mt. Sopris 3342 System. Open File Series 2014-1 Illinois State Geological Survey, Champaign, IL, 39 p. http://library.isgs.illinois.edu/Pubs/pdfs/ofs/2014/ofs2014-1.pdf
Stohr, C.. 2012. Two Remote Sensing Methods for Classifying Infiltration through Earthen Landfill Covers. 2012 Prairie Lightning Symposium. I Hotel and Conference Center, Champaign, IL. Agenda, p. 9. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QsQwJubt-5I
Stohr, C., J. Petras, D. Mikulic, and J. Thomason. 2011. Stereophotographic Measurement of Joint and Bedding Orientation at Thornton Quarry, Illinois. Illinois State Geological Survey Circular 579. 23p. and 7 appendices. http://library.isgs.illinois.edu/Pubs/pdfs/circulars/c579.pdf
Stohr, C., T. Kemmis, A. Stumpf, J. Thomason, and Curry, B. 2008. Deglacial History and Paleoenvironments of Northeastern Illinois. 54th Midwest Friends of the Pleistocene Field Conference. Stop 9: Thelen Sand and Gravel Pits, Sedimentology of kame terrace deposits at the Thelen sand and gravel pits, northwestern Lake County, Illinois. Illinois State Geological Survey Open File 2008-1, Illinois State Geological Survey, Champaign, IL pp 164-175.
Stohr, C., R.G. Darmody, B. Wimmer, I. Krapac, K. Hackley, A. Iranmanesh, and A.D.B. Leakey. 2010. Detecting Carbon Dioxide Emissions in Soybeans by Aerial Thermal Infrared Imagery. Photogrammetric Engineering and Remote Sensing. Photogrammetric Engineering & Remote Sensing, Vol. 76, No. 6, pp. 735-741.
Darmody, Robert G., John C. Marlin, Jonathan Talbott, Ruth A. Green, Ellen F. Brewer, and Christopher Stohr. 2004. Dredged Illinois River Sediments: Plant Growth and Metal Uptake. Journal of Environmental Quality, vol. 33, pp. 458-464.
Stohr, C. 2001. Construction Conditions of the Villa Grove, IL Quadrangle. Illinois Geologic Quadrangle Map IGQ Villa Grove CC, Illinois State Geological Survey, Champaign, IL. http://library.isgs.illinois.edu/Maps/pdfs/igq/villagrove/igq-villagrove-cc.pdf
Stohr, C. 2001. Chapter 16. Engineering Geology, Natural Hazards, and Construction Materials. in Three-Dimensional Geologic Mapping: A Pilot Program for Resource and Environmental Assessment in the Villa Grove Quadrangle, Douglas County, Illinois. Lasemi, Z. and R. C. Berg, eds. Illinois State Geological Survey Bulletin 106, Illinois State Geological Survey, Champaign, IL. pp 86-90.
Stohr, C., R.G. Darmody, T.D. Frank, A.P. Elhance, R. Lunetta, D. Worthy, and K. O'Connor-Shoresman, 1994, Classification of depressions in landfill covers using uncalibrated airborne thermal-infrared imagery: C. Stohr and R. Lunetta (editors), Special Issue on Remote Sensing in solid and Hazardous Waste Management, Photogrammetric Engineering and Remote Sensing, v. 60, no. 8, p. 1019-1028.
Stohr, Christopher, Wen-June Su, Leon Follmer, Paul B. DuMontelle, and Robert A Griffin 1988. Engineering Geology Investigations of a Hazardous-Waste Landfill in West Central Illinois. Bulletin of the International Association of Engineering Geology No. 37, pp. 77-89.
Stohr, Christopher, Wen-June Su, Paul DuMontelle and Robert A. Griffin. 1987. Remote Sensing Investigation of a Hazardous Waste Landfill. Photogrammetric Engineering and Remote Sensing Vol. 53, No. 11, American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, Falls Church, Virginia. pp. 1555-1563. Autometric Award.
Dahlberg, Richard E.; Donald E. Luman, Alden Warren and Christopher Stohr 1985. Satellite Image Map of Illinois 1:500,000 scale, Illinois State Geological Survey Champaign, Illinois. Map. Reprinted twice.