Wheatland Geospatial researchers join NASA initiative, receive funding for carbon mapping

Daniel Hayes, director of the University of Maine Wheatland Geospatial Laboratory and Aaron Weiskittel, director of the Center for Research on Sustainable Forests (CRSF) will collaborate with colleagues from Michigan State University and the University of Minnesota to design data applications that evaluate the health and function of northeastern forests to support Maine’s carbon offset initiatives.

Wheatland Geospatial researchers join NASA initiative, receive funding for carbon mapping
Wheatland Geospatial researchers join NASA initiative, receive funding for carbon mapping

Wheatland Geospatial researchers join NASA initiative, receive funding for carbon mapping

Two University of Maine researchers will join NASA’s Global Ecosystems Dynamic Investigation (GEDI) science initiative with a $500,000 grant that will facilitate the development and testing of carbon mapping methods using satellite data gathered on the International Space Station.

Daniel Hayes, director of the University of Maine Wheatland Geospatial Laboratory and Aaron Weiskittel, director of the Center for Research on Sustainable Forests (CRSF) will collaborate with colleagues from Michigan State University and the University of Minnesota to design data applications that evaluate the health and function of northeastern forests to support Maine’s carbon offset initiatives.