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What’s Next for Air Quality in the United States?

UGEC Viewpoints is an online journal dedicated to communicating current research, opinion and practice in urbanization and global environmental change.

Wisconsin Land Cover Map

Wisconsin Land Cover Map

Mutlu Ozdogan works with cartographers and the Department of Natural Resources to update Wisconsin's land cover map.

Beef and Deforestation

Beef and Deforestation

A new study led by Holly Gibbs shows that market-driven zero deforestation agreements have dramatically influenced the behavior of Brazilian ranchers and the slaughterhouses to which they sell.

Landsat image showing location and extent of rice paddy in Mekong River Delta

Caitlin Kontgis' paper published in Remote Sensing of Environment

Mapping rice paddy extent and intensification in the Vietnamese Mekong River Delta with dense time stacks of Landsat data results suggest that rice production has intensified in the region from 2000 to 2010

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Landsat image showing location and extent of rice paddy in Mekong River Delta
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Latest News

January 15, 2016
Gibbs Receives the Chancellor’s Distinguished Teaching Award
The Chancellor’s Distinguished Teaching Award is given annually to six outstanding teachers at the UW-Madison. Congratulations, Holly!

January 05, 2016
Holloway Honored for Promoting Public Dialogue
Tracey Holloway is the winner of a AAAS (American Association for the Advancement of Science) Public Engagement Fellowship.
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Latest Publications

2015 · Environmental Research Letters
Urban climate effects on extreme temperatures in Madison, Wisconsin, USA
AUTHOR(S): Schatz, J. and C.J. Kucharik
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2015 · PLoS One
Using a simple apparatus to measure direct and diffuse photosynthetically active radiation at remote locations
AUTHOR(S): Cruse, M.J., C.J. Kucharik, and J.M. Norman

2015 · Remote Sensing of Environment
Mapping rice paddy extent and intensification in the Vietnamese Mekong River Delta with dense time stacks of Landsat data
AUTHOR(S): Kontgis, C., A. Schneider, and M. Ozdogan

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