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Postdoctoral Fellow

University of Calgary

August 2013 - Present

Research Manager

Accuas Services Inc

March 2009 - July 2013

Self employed geomatics consultant

Geovisions Consulting

June 2005 - March 2009


College of Geographic Sciences

January 2004 - May 2005


Self Employed

January 2003 - January 2004



November 1999 - December 2002


PhD (Remote Sensing / Glaciology) (Geography)

University of Calgary

September 2006 - July 2013

MSc (Remote Sensing)

University of Dundee

September 1986 - December 1987

BSc (hons) (Topographic Science)

University of Glasgow

September 1980 - June 1984

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Hugenholtz, C.H., Moorman, B.J., Riddell, K., Whitehead, K., 2012. Small unmanned aircraft systems for remote sensing and Earth science research. EOS 93(25): 236-237.
Whitehead, K., Moorman, B., 2013. An integrated system for monitoring patterns of mass change and flow dynamics of a small arctic glacier. MultiTemp 2013, Banff, Canada.
Whitehead, K., Moorman, B., 2013. Measuring changes to the vertical component of motion of an arctic glacier using multi-track interferometry, 5th TerraSAR-x/4th TanDEM-X Science Team Meeting, Munich, Germany.
Whitehead, K., Moorman, B., 2011, The use of non-conventional photogrammetric techniques for glacier studies. Canadian Association of Geographers, 2011, Calgary.
Whitehead, K., 2010. UAV-Based Photogrammetry – Small-Scale Aerial Mapping and Remote Sensing comes of age. Trimble Dimensions 2010, Las Vegas.
Whitehead, K., Moorman, B. and Wainstein, P. 2010. The Use of Ground-Based Photogrammetry and SAR Interferometry to Characterize the Surface Motion of an Arctic Glacier. GEO2010 Calgary.
Whitehead, K., Moorman, B., and Wainstein, P. 2010. An investigation of the 3 km motion anomaly on Fountain Glacier using SAR interferometry and ground penetrating radar. GEO2010 Calgary.
Whitehead, K., Moorman, B. and Wainstein, P. 2009. Determination of variations in glacier surface movements through high resolution interferometry, Bylot Island, Canada. IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium. Cape Town, South Africa.