Air Pollution

Nemet Paper Chosen One of ERL's 10 Best

Nemet et al (2010). “Implications of incorporating air-quality co-benefits into climate change policymaking” named 1 of 10 Milestone Papers in Environmental Research Letters First Decade.

soybean field in Brazil

Gibbs Paper Chosen One of ERL's 10 Best

Gibbs et al (2008) "Carbon payback times for crop-based biofuel expansion in the tropics: the effects of changing yield and technology" named 1 of 10 Milestone Papers in Environmental Research Letters First Decade.

Mighti Mealworms in a bowl of food

Let Them Eat Bugs! Sustainable Food of the Future?

Valerie Stull and Rachel Bergmans investigate the potential for edible insects such as mealworms to provide a sustainable year-round protein source for food insecure populations.

yahara lakes watershed from above

Kucharik Lab Project Featured in WPT Documentary

Yahara 2070 is a research project that asks what might the Yahara Watershed surrounding Madison look like in the year 2070.

Latest News

December 07, 2016
Tyler Lark, PhD candidate, Quoted in Washington Post Article
Tyler Lark, PhD candidate in SAGE, had some great quotes in the Washington Post on the impacts of recent grassland conversion.
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December 06, 2016
M.S. Student Olivia Sanderfoot to Give Brownbag Talk
12/9/16, Noon, Room 15 Science Hall. "A bird's eye view of air pollution: How avian life may be impacted by common ground-level pollutants." Advisor: Dr. Tracey Holloway


Latest Publications

2016 · Environmental Science & Policy
The Social and Spatial Distribution of Temperature-related Health Impacts from Urban Heat Island Reduction Policies
AUTHOR(S): Vargo J., Stone B., Habeeb D., Liu P., and Russell A.

2016 · Sustainability
Improving Heat-Related Health Outcomes in an Urban Environment with Science-based Policy
AUTHOR(S): Sailor, D., Shepard M., Sheridan S., Stone B., Russel A., Kalkstein L., Vargo J., and Andersen T.

2016 · Remote Sensing of Environment
How Universal Is the Relationship between Remotely Sensed Vegetation Indices and Crop Leaf Area Index? A Global Assessment
AUTHOR(S): Kang, Y., M. Ozdogan, S.C. Zipper, M. O. Roman, J. Walker, S.Y. Hong, M. Marshall, V. Magliulo, J. oreno, L. Alonso, A. Miyata, B. Kimball, and S.P. Loheide