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Dr. Andrea Gaughan was recently awarded funding in collaboration with Dr. Andrew Mehring (UofL Biology) from the Kentucky Water Resources Research Institute for a new project, "It’s not easy being green: rapid assessment of wetland carbon source-sink status through remote sensing." Over the course of the one-year project, we will explore the viability of different types of high resolution remotely sensed data to be used as indicators to determine wetland greenhouse gas source and sink status across Jefferson County. The ultimate goal will be to get a sense of "hotspots" for wetland GHG emissions and associated wetland characteristics for those areas.
Dr. Maegen Rochner has a new publication out with colleagues, The Longleaf Tree-Ring Network: Reviewing and expanding the utility of Pinus palustris Mill. Dendrochronological data.
Dr. Charlie Zhang and colleagues have recently published two new articles in high-ranking journals including Exposure and Health and Environmental Research . In addition, Dr. Zhange advises two students who have also recently led publications. Mr Gregory Hess – Geography and Environmental Sciences and Ms. Janna Meiman – School of Medicine have recently published articles in International Journal of Applied Geospatial Research and Prenatal Diagnosis .
Dr. Wei Song co-authored a recent publication in the geography flagship journal, Annals of the American Association of Geographers. The article presents a study on the spatial patterns and evolution of urbanization in China using geospatial technologies and nighttime light satellite information and the spatial structure of economic activities using a network-based approach.