First field work of the summer!

Catherine and Charlie ventured into the field last week with our portable spectrometer, courtesy of the Yale Center for Earth Observation.  Our goal in these first few trips with the spectrometer was to capture spectral ‘signatures’ of leafy spurge – in other words, the unique ways in which spurge reflects light (both visible light and light Read more about First field work of the summer![…]

NEARC Conference Poster Award

  On Tuesday, May 13, UHPSI team members in New Haven—including Henry Glick, Lindsi Seegmiller, and Devin Routh—travelled to the University of Massachusetts at Amherst to attend the Northeast Arc Users Group Conference (NEARC). The NEARC Conference describes itself as being for “anyone who wants to see the value [that] GIS technology brings to their Read more about NEARC Conference Poster Award[…]

The Eagles are Coming!

April has seen the UHPSI team diving into detailed analysis of avian acoustics.  In particular, the team has focused on a sub-sample of recordings from the Big Red acoustic monitoring station during January of 2014.  These winter recordings offer remarkably ‘noise’ free recordings, with crisp winter air, frozen waterways, and relatively low wind speeds.  Additionally, Read more about The Eagles are Coming![…]