RappFLOW Person of the Month
April 2006 - Monira
Rifaat | March 2006 - Larry
Kenny Giles : RappFLOW Person of the Month
Kenny Giles grew up in Rappahannock County, and has a broad knowledge
of our natural environment, people, places, and values.
brings to RappFLOW a strong background in environmental science
and aerial photo interpretation, and interest in water quality
monitoring. He has a degree from Virginia Tech in Environmental
Resource Management from the School of Forestry and Wildlife.
For the 2005 RappFLOW Pilot Study, he developed the "Giles method" using
aerial photography to classify land cover. He has participated
in numerous watershed training programs and workshops and is
now acting as RappFLOW’s Team Leader in Field Studies.
He initiated RappFLOW's collaboration with the Virginia Department
of Environmental Quality to establish Quality Assurance Procedures
and appropriate instruments for for water
Kenny works in Linden as an aerial imagery analyst for
an environmental consulting company.