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    Landsat 8 Earth Observation Satellite

NOTICE

The University of Connecticut has just launched a new four course, 12 credit, online graduate certificate program on Remote Sensing and Geospatial Data Analytics. Visit the site for additional information and registration requirements.

CONGRATULATIONS

to Zhiyaun Zang, a 2016 ConnecticutView Undergraduate Scholarship receipient on the publication of his paper,”Using Landsat 8 data to compare percent impervious surface area and normalized difference vegetation index as indicators of urban heat island effects in Connecticut, USA“, in the journal Environmental Earth Sciences.

Yang, Z., Witharana, C., Hurd, J. et al. Using Landsat 8 data to compare percent impervious surface area and normalized difference vegetation index as indicators of urban heat island effects in Connecticut, USA. Environ Earth Sci 79, 424 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1007/s12665-020-09159-0

PURPOSE

ConnecticutView is a statewide consortium of partners interested in cultivating opportunities for state and local applications of remote sensing technology through outreach, data distribution, education, training, and research activities in Connecticut. ConnecticutView is headed by faculty in the Department of Natural Resources and the Environment at the University of Connecticut. ConnecticutView is a member of the AmericaView (AV) consortium, funded by a grant through the US Geological Survey (USGS), and works with organizations, academic institutions and government agencies in Connecticut.