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Human, as the only dominant species on Earth, has been changing the Earth's surface throughout its existence, which has greatly threatened the sustainability, biodiversity, and ecosystems of the Earth. Satellite remote sensing is one of the most powerful tools for observing the Earth’s surface because of its repeated synoptic collection of consistent measurements.

A central research theme of GERS laboratory is to understand how the world is changing based on quantitative remote sensing. We are interested in using a variety of remote sensing sensors, such as drones, small satellites, Landsat, Sentinel-2, MODIS, VIIRS, LIDAR, and Radar to monitor environmental change at regional to global scales.

The GIFs below illustrate the land-water dynmaics, forest change, urban disturbance, and agricultre practice from 1982 to present based on all available Landsats 4-8 images (thousands of images for each image chip!).

Upcoming Events

  1. Dec 2 Weekly Wednesday Reboot of SAPROD6:30am
  2. Dec 2 Department Of Surgery Teaching Conference Via WebEx7:15am
  3. Dec 2 Dermatology Grand Rounds8:00am
  4. Dec 2 UConn School of Engineering Professional Education Webinar9:00am
  5. Dec 2 Research In Progress9:00am
  6. Dec 2 Astronomy Seminar10:00am
  7. Dec 2 Publishing NOW With Gita Manaktala Of MIT Press11:00am
  8. Dec 2 Preparing Your HuskyCT Grade Center For Grade Calculation And Submission11:00am
  9. Dec 2 Work-Life Balance Discussion11:00am
  10. Dec 2 Algebra Seminar
  11. Dec 2 Meet HDFS Students12:00pm
  12. Dec 2 Meet SFA Students12:00pm
  13. Dec 2 Resume And CV Critiques With CCD12:00pm
  14. Dec 2 Philosophy Brown Bag: Özercan12:15pm
  15. Dec 2 An Irysheman Lost And Found12:15pm
  16. Dec 2 Meditation12:30pm
  17. Dec 2 USG Hartford Senate Meeting2:30pm
  18. Dec 2 Anti-Racist Education: Dwight Lewis2:30pm
  19. Dec 2 Intro To Mindfulness3:00pm
  20. Dec 2 Works In Progress Group3:00pm
  21. Dec 2 Doctoral Dissertation Oral Defense Of Youzhi Cheng3:00pm
  22. Dec 2 Pharmaceutical Sci. Seminar - Dr. Namandje Bumpus3:30pm
  23. Dec 2 Fellow’s Talk: Shaine Scarminach4:00pm
  24. Dec 2 PNB Seminar Series Dr. Daniel Rosenberg4:00pm
  25. Dec 2 Winter Wellness Workshop4:00pm
  26. Dec 2 Otolaryngology City-Wide Monthly Morbidity & Mortality Conference5:00pm
  27. Dec 2 SUBOG Concert Weekly Meeting6:00pm
  28. Dec 2 NetWerx Student/Alum Mentor Info Session6:00pm
  29. Dec 2 Critical LOOKing: A Visual Dialogue6:00pm
  30. Dec 2 Finance Society6:30pm
  31. Dec 2 Final Prep7:00pm

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