Eco-informatics uses computer science and data analysis tools to aid in the observation, understanding and ultimately prediction of environmental system behavior. Our lab group specializes in eco-informatics related to understanding the terrestrial environment  and how it processes water, energy, nutrients, and carbon. We specialize in the design and application of dynamic simulation models and linkingContinue reading “Informatics”

Urban Systems

Urban areas are rapidly expanding and an increasing fraction of the world’s population lives in urban or suburban areas.  Our research in urban areas quantifies the impacts of urbanization on water quality, water availability and flood risk. We also look at urban areas as functioning ecosystems – examining how vegetated patches in urban environments –Continue reading “Urban Systems”