UHPSI Alum Catherine Kuhn Publishes!

Catherine Kuhn (MEsc ’15) worked with Ucross during her time at F&ES, analyzing gas fluxes from Clear Creak, the main river system flowing through the Ucross Ranch. Field work took her and Ucross staff on journeys from the slow-moving river in the bottomlands of the high plains at 4,000 feet, up to the headwaters of Read more about UHPSI Alum Catherine Kuhn Publishes![…]

Wrap-Up in Lander, WY – Carli Kierstead

Hello again, it is now my last week in the The Nature Conservancy’s Lander, WY office. Though I am sad to leave such a great office and town, I am proud of what I have accomplished this summer. It has been 11 weeks characterized by climbing steep learning curves and climbing Wyoming mountains. All in Read more about Wrap-Up in Lander, WY – Carli Kierstead[…]

Coexistence in the Northern Rockies – Ross Donihue

“One time I was at my gym in Banff running on the treadmill and I saw a deer giving birth, no one else noticed and I didn’t want to say a thing because I knew everyone would rush over with their cameras. After the fawn was able to take a few steps I exclaimed – Read more about Coexistence in the Northern Rockies – Ross Donihue[…]

Presentations at the Association of American Geographers Annual Meeting

Three members of the UHPSI team headed to Chicago last week to deliver research on three topics: (1) an automated process for selecting a specific threshold related to mixture-tuned matched filtering image classification; (2) the process and products related to our 2014 Google Earth Engine Research Award research program in which the minimum noise fraction Read more about Presentations at the Association of American Geographers Annual Meeting[…]

Demographics research addressed in secondary press

An UHPSI article on the changing demographic trends among farm and ranch operators was released in the December issue of Rangelands journal. Since then, several reporters have used the piece as a base from which to discuss the implications of an aging agricultural workforce. Stewart Truelsen of Capital Press is one such author. His piece, Read more about Demographics research addressed in secondary press[…]

Demographics Research Published in Rangelands

UHPSI’s article on changing demographic trends among farm and ranch operators was released in the December issue of Rangelands journal, published by the Society for Range Management. The article was selected as the feature publication for the issue, and a corresponding press release was put out to media interests. The full article can be accessed Read more about Demographics Research Published in Rangelands[…]

Field Equipment: Spectrometer

As the 2014 spring semester comes to a close, the UHPSI team has begun preparing for the summer field season. One of the most important pieces of equipment that the team will be taking to Wyoming is the Yale Center for Earth Observation’s (YCEO) portable spectrometer. So, what’s a spectrometer? A spectrometer is a device that Read more about Field Equipment: Spectrometer[…]