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Geospatial Digital Informatics Lab (GeoDI Lab)

Welcome to GeoDI Lab in Wyoming Geographic Information Science Center (WyGISC)! 

I am an Assistant Professor in the Wyoming Geographic Information Center (WyGISC) at the University of Wyoming. I am a geographer and programmer focusing on the study of human-environment interactions by using remote sensing imageries. I am a bridge-builder for closing the gap between the operational uses of scientific remote sensing and GIS techniques and land management practices at the regional scale. The general theme of my work is to gain a quantitative understanding of the relationships between humans, landscape patterns, and ecological processes. Current projects include early NEON science, geospatial modeling, citizen science, and the applications of Volunteered Geographic Information (VGI) at the macrosystems scale. 

Recent News

September 2021 ---- Paper "Expanding NEON biodiversity surveys with new instrumentation and machine learning approaches" has been accepted at Ecosphere

More details to come

September 2021 ---- Dr. Di Yang launched the Special Issue in Remote Sensing, welcome to check it out and submit your manuscript here

September 2021 ---- Dr. Di Yang was selected to be the Program Committee of 2021 ACM SIGSPATIAL International Workshop - SpatialEpi'21

August 2021 ---- Dr. Di Yang was interviewed by Jackson Hole News & Guide about the lab's publication about examining the climate drivers of massive bird die-offs under extreme weather events

Link: Changing climate and western wildfires cause bird die-offs

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