Our research interests lie in the applications of geospatial technologies including remote sensing, GIS, geovisualization, spatial analytic tools, and integrated assessment modeling to understanding the problems of environmental change and their potential solutions for a sustainable environment. We are working in research areas concerning Environmental Sustainability.
- Iowa Energy Center, Developing a Landscape of Building Energy Use for the City of Des Moines, Iowa, PI: Dr. Zhou
- NASA, Ecosystem and Human System Dynamics: Indicators of Phenology, Climate, and Urbanization, PI: Dr. Asrar
- NASA, Atmospheric Composition: Modeling and Analysis, Improved Information on Recent Aerosol Emissions and Trends Within A Community Emissions Data System Using Satellite Data, PI: Dr. Smith
- DOE, Improving GCAM Building Energy Use Modeling by Adding a Satellite-seeded Spatially Explicit Urban Expansion Component, PI: Dr. Zhou
- NASA, Land-Cover/Land-Use Change for Early Career Scientists, Understanding and Simulating Global Urban Expansion in the Context of Climate Change, PI: Dr. Zhou