Active Grants

Total – 20.6 Million; PI/Institutional PI – 2.6 Million

  1. Maintenance and Continuation of NASA’s Black Marble Nighttime Lights Product Suite from Suomi-NPP and NOAA-20 VIIRS, PI Z. Wang, Institutional-PI: Zhe Zhu, NASA, Total $689,856, UConn Proportion $234,578, 2021-2024.
  2. Green energy development and carbon mitigation potential of forests and working lands, PI A. Morzillo, Co-PI: Z. Zhu, Eversource, $49,999, 2021-2023.
  3. High-performance computing (HPC) cluster, PI: Z. Zhu and S. Steinbach, CAHNR Equipment Grant, $107,453, 2021-2026.
  4. Mapping changes in deciduous forest understory vegetation using remotely sensed data, PI: Z. Zhu, Co-PI: C. Rittenhouse, McIntire-Stennis USDA, $59,995, 2022-2025.
  5. WATCH: Wide Area Terrestrial Change Hypercube, Institutional-PI: Z. Zhu, Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA) SMART Program, Total $14,166,466, UConn Proportion $588,251, 2020-2024
  6. Neal Real-time Assessment of Forest Risk to Infrastructure Using Satellite Time Series, PI: Z. Zhu, Eversource, $207,094, 2020-2023.
  7. Improving land cover classification and land change detection for LCMAP, PI: Z. Zhu, USGS, $349,758, 2019-2024.
  8. Detection and Characterization of Coastal Tidal Wetland Change, PI: Z. Zhu, USGS, $103,019, 2019-2022.
  9. Toward Near Real-time Monitoring and Characterization of Land Surface Change for the Conterminous US, PI: Z. Zhu, USGS-NASA Landsat Science Team Program, $870,381, 2019-2022.
  10. A Moderate Spatial Resolution Data Record of 21st Century Global Land Cover, Land Use, and Land Cover Change, PI: M. Friedl, Collaborator: Z. Zhu, NASA Making Earth System Data Records for Use in Research Environments, $4,039,454, 2017-2022.