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LERIS Research

(Laboratory for Earth Resources Information Systems)


Coupling of Spatially-distributed Non-point Source Pollution, Urban Growth, and Forest Fragmentation Models. Storrs Agricultural Experiment Station, The University of Connecticut. October 1, 2006 – September 30, 2008.
Incorporating NASA’s Applied Sciences Data and Technologies into Local Government Decision Support in the National Application areas of Coastal Management, Water Management, Ecologic Forecasting and Invasive Species. National Aeronautics and Space Administration. January 1, 2005 – December 31, 2007.
Causes and Consequences of Urban Expansion. National Science Foundation. July 1, 2004-June 30, 2007.
Application of Remote Sensing Technology for the Delineation and Assessment of Coastal Marshes and Their Constituent Species. Office of Long Island Sound Programs. April 1, 2004-March 30, 2006.
The Urban Growth Management Initiative: Confronting the Expected Doubling the Size of Cities in the Developing Countries in the Next Thirty Years. Urban Development Division, the World Bank. March 1, 2004 - March 31, 2006.
Mapping and Monitoring Changes in Impervious Surfaces in the Long Island Sound Watershed. Office of Long Island Sound Programs. July 1, 2003-June 30, 2004.
Remote sensing and GIS analysis of Landscape Parcelization and Forest Fragmentation. Storrs Agricultural Experiment Station. October 1, 2002 - September 30, 2005.
Preliminary Study to Link Increasing Impervious Surfaces with Decreasing Water Quality in Connecticut. NOAA Coastal Services Center. September 1, 2002 – December 31, 2003.
Earth Grant Geospatial Technology Extension Program. NASA Space Grant, NASA Applications, and NOAA Sea Grant. September 1, 2001 – August 31, 2004.
A Cooperative Agreement with the Quinebaug-Shetucket Heritage Corridor, Inc. Green Valley Institute. February 1, 2001-December 31, 2003.
Concerted Development and Evaluation of Techniques for Impervious Surface Area Estimation. US geological Survey, National Mapping Division and Water Resource Division. January 1, 2001 - December 31, 2001.
Extraction of Land Cover Information at the Landsat TM Subpixel Level: A Systematic Evaluation. Storrs Agricultural Experiment Station. October 1, 2000 - September 30, 2002.
NASA EPSCoR Preparation Grant Proposal to Stimulate Competitive Aerospace Research in Connecticut  (Year 2).  June 1, 2000 - December 31, 2001.
Better Land Use Planning for the Urbanizing Northeast: Creating a Network of Value-Added Geospatial Information, Tools, and Education for Land Use Decision Makers. NASA Regional Earth Science Applications Center (RESAC), NRA-98-OES-08. January 1, 1999 - December 31, 2001.
Impervious Surface Mapping for Improved Landuse Planning for the Urbanizing Northeast. Storrs Agricultural Experiment Station. October 1, 1998 - September 30, 2000.
Center for Excellence in Applications of Remote Sensing to Regional and Global Integrated Environmental Assessments: The Laboratory for Earth Resources Information Systems. NASA Mission to Planet Earth, NRA-97-MTPE-05. October 1, 1997 - September 30, 1998.