Global Environmental Remote Sensing Laboratory

Welcome to the Global Environmental Remote Sensing (GERS) Laboratory!

Human, as the only dominant species on Earth, has been changing the Earth's surface throughout its existence, which has greatly threatened the sustainability, biodiversity, and ecosystems of the Earth. Satellite remote sensing is one of the most powerful tools for observing the Earth’s surface because of its repeated synoptic collection of consistent measurements.

A central research theme of GERS laboratory is to understand how the world is changing based on quantitative remote sensing. We are interested in using a variety of remote sensing sensors, such as drones, small satellites, Landsat, Sentinel-2, MODIS, VIIRS, AVHRR, Lidar, Radar to monitor environmental change at regional to global scale.

Land & Water Dynamics

Forest Disturbance

Urban Development

Agriculture Practice

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