UGEC Viewpoints

NASA Names Holloway as National H-AQAST Leader

Health and Air Quality Applied Science Team (H-AQAST) will connect advanced Earth observations with decision-maker needs.

Mighti Mealworms

Let Them Eat Bugs! Sustainability and the Future of Food -- MIGHTi Quoted on NPR

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.

Food Waste Cookbook

Capstone Students Create Food Waste Cookbook

Students in a course taught by Holly Gibbs and Tyler Lark created a recipe book to help people cook with food scraps and leftovers.

Yahara Watershed Project

Kucharik Lab Project Featured in Wisconsin Public Television Documentary

Yahara Watershed: A Place of Change

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

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Latest News

August 09, 2016
Congratulations to the Newest SAGE Ph.D., Dr. Alex Karambelas!
Alex’s thsis is entitled " Examining Energy-Sector Impacts on Ambient Air Pollution in the United States and India Using Models and Observations” and her advisor is professor Tracey Holloway.

August 08, 2016
Annie Lord Passes Master's Thesis Defense
Congratulations to Annie Lord, who received her MS Degree in Environment and Resources with her thesis entitled, "Precipitating Factors: Examining San Antonio's Water Conservation Success."


Latest Publications

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

2016 · Land
Smallholders, Agrarian Reform, and Globalization in the Brazilian Amazon: Cattle versus the Environment
AUTHOR(S): Pereira, R., C.S Simmons, and R. Walker

2015 · International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation
Global rain-fed, irrigated, and paddy croplands: A new high resolution map derived from remote sensing, crop inventories and climate data
AUTHOR(S): Salmon, J.M., M.A. Friedl, S. Frolking, D. Wisser, and E. M. Douglas