Graduate Research Assistantships in Remote Sensing Forest Inventory and Carbon Monitoring

The School of Forest Resources at the University of Maine is currently recruiting potential students for graduate research assistantship positions (M.S. and PhD) in remote sensing of forests. This represents an exciting opportunity for skilled and motivated students to gain experience in – and contribute to – high level science and state-of-the-art applications in the […]

UMaine & NASA to map carbon in forests!

Check out this article in Mainebiz about our new project with NASA and the Center for Research on Sustainable Forests to map forest carbon with spaceborne LiDAR!

Planes, UAVs, and AI to count seabirds in coastal Maine

Two recent articles on an interdisciplinary research project to develop AI tools for automated seabird surveys in coastal Maine using plane and UAV-based aerial imagery. Bangor Daily News article here UMaine News article here  

WPI Institute on Project-Based Learning – Summer 2020

WGL staff and Maine Geospatial Institute Executive Committee member, Tony Guay, attended #ipbl2020 last week, virtually. Tony and four fellow MGI EC members used the 2020 Institute to develop an implementation plan for MGI Campus Project Centers!

Dwight B. Demeritt Forest featured in UMaine Today – Spring/ Summer 2020 issue

This feature article in the Spring/ Summer 2020 issue of UMaine Today provides an excellent overview of the history and use of the Dwight B. Demeritt Forest nearby the UMaine campus in Orono.  WGL faculty and staff use this forest to teach labs for SFR106 – Forest Land Navigation & Outdoor Preparedness and SFR406 – […]

State of Maine’s Carbon Budget, 2006-2016 (version 1.0)

Wheatland Lab members Xinyuan Wei & Dan Hayes contributed to the newly released State of Maine Carbon Budget.