Environment

CAHNR in the news

UConn Today featured an interview with Chandi Witharana, an assistant research professor in the Department of Natural Resources and the Environment. Witharana discusses a project he is helping lead in the Eversource Energy Center to develop a drone detection system to protect electrical substations. An article in Medium mentions a study led by Gregory Panza, […]

Remote sensing expert studies relationship between land change and climate change

In January 2019, Zhe Zhu joined the Department of Natural Resources and the Environment as an assistant professor specializing in developing remote sensing techniques to track land changes in the global landscape. Says Zhu, “I am interested in the four W’s—where, when, what and why the land is changing.” His global environmental remote sensing laboratory  […]

Image of the week

Professor Mark Brand of the Department of Plant Science and Landscape Architecture speaks at the second biannual UConn Native Plants & Pollinators Conference on October 3, 2019 in the Student Union Ballroom on the Storrs campus. The event had 280 attendees learning how to utilize native plants to provide the greatest value for pollinators throughout […]