Research Areas

Developing Countries

Current research involves using multi-scale and multi-temporal satellite image data to map variations in poverty and the urban environment in developing countries.

CUER researchers are founding members of Youthmappers. This organization was founded to create a network of Universities to map communities in Open Street Map (OSM).involves the urban transition in Ghana and its relations to land cover and land use change through analysis of multi-scale and mullti-temporal statellite image data.


Polar Regions

CUER researchers are working on two NSF projects that map Active Layer Development and Arctic Urban Sustainability. 


Washington, DC

The primary research of the Center within Washington DC has been performing work in collaboration with Children’s National Medical Center (CNMC).