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Ozdogan Hosts Remote Sensing and Agriculture Workshop

Satellite data reveals differences in cultivation practices and agricultural productivity across national boundaries, even when those areas are the in same geographic and climate regions.

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.

Tracey Holloway meets high school students

Empowering Students in STEM Fields

Tracey Holloway encourages high school students to explore careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) at Career X-Ploration Day at the Adler Planetarium in Chicago.

NASA cropland image
Wisconsin Land Cover Map
Beef and Deforestation
Tracey Holloway meets high school students
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Latest News

August 19, 2015
Jason Vargo Selected as 2015 "Badger Bioneer"
Sustain Dane Badger Bioneers 2015 honor local thinkers and doers actively working to lead the Madison Region to a more sustainable future.
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July 23, 2015
Congratulations to SAGE's newest PhD - Dr. Yang Yang!
Yang successfully defended her thesis "The Impact of Land Cover and Land Use Changes on the Hydrological Cycle of the Tarim Basin, NW China"

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Latest Publications

2015 · Applied Geography
Mapping the world’s degraded land
AUTHOR(S): Gibbs, H.K. and J.M. Salmon
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2015 · Science
Brazil’s Soy Moratorium: Supply-chain governance is needed to avoid deforestation
AUTHOR(S): Gibbs, H.K., L. Rausch, J. Munger, I. Schelly, D.C. Morton, P. Joojipady, B. Soares-Filho, P. Barreto, L. Micol, N. F. Walker
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2015 · Environmental Research Letters
Cropland expansion outpaces agricultural and biofuel policies in the United States
AUTHOR(S): Lark, T.J., J.M. Salmon, and H.K. Gibbs
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