Climate change has significant consequences for land conservation. Government agencies and nonprofit land trusts heavily rely on perpetual conservation easements. However, climate change and other dynamic landscape changes raise questions about the effectiveness and adaptability of permanent conservation instruments like conservation easements.
The NCGIA was founded in 1988 as a National Science Foundation center for research in geographic information and its related technologies. The Center is based at three sites in the United States: here at Buffalo (NCGIA-Buffalo), at the University of California at Santa Barbara (NCGIA-UCSB), and at the University of Maine (NCGIA-Maine).More about NCGIA-Buffalo.
Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
University at Buffalo
Unmanned Aerial Vehicles or UAVs have risen through the ranks to become uniquely useful tools in various remote sensing and humanitarian applications. While fixed-wing and multi-rotor UAV configurations and their stand-alone operation have become commonplace, their operational envelope remains limited.