Environment

CAHNR in the news

Stacey Stearns, a program specialist in UConn Extension, was a guest on WSHU where she discussed public trails. The program focused on the health of the public trail system in Connecticut and New York. HamletHub announced that the city of Milford received accreditation and recognition by the Connecticut Economic Development Association (CEDAS) recognizing the use […]

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  […]