Lay, Mui


Mui Lay Focuses on GIS and Remote Sensing, such as creating GIS data, editing, geodatabases, image processing, georectification, etc. She also manage lab equipment and train people how to use said equipment and software.  

Her work on multiple mapping projects has taken her to different parts of California, such as the Sacramento delta, Plumas National Forest, San Francisco Bay, and to the deserts in the eastern Sierra.  Lay and fellow colleagues have mapped Spartina in San Francisco Bay, water hyacinth in the Sacramento delta, conifers in the Sierra, and desert shrubs in the desert.  


B.Sc. in Environmental Horticulture and Urban Forestry,      University of California Davis,  Davis, California.

Research Interests

Creating GIS data

Current Projects

Recent Past Projects 

Recent Grants and Awards



Contact Information

Mui Lay
Center for Spatial Technologies and Remote Sensing (CSTARS)
Dept. Land, Air, and Water Resources,
University of California
501 Engineering Bikeway
Davis, CA 95616


Selected Publications