UBC Forestry professor receives ‘Nobel Prize’ of forest research
The Faculty of Forestry at UBC has announced faculty member and Canada Research Chair in Remote Sensing, Nicholas Coops, is the recipient of the world’s most prestigious forestry honour, the Marcus Wallenberg Prize.
Apr 28, 2020
Surveying the fury: drones count the costs of the 2017 B.C. wildfires
Researchers at the University of British Columbia are using drones to survey the aftermath of the 2017 wildfires in B.C.
Dec 15, 2017
Trees can make or break city weather
Even a single urban tree can help moderate wind speeds and keep pedestrians comfortable as they walk down the street, according to a new UBC study.
Jul 26, 2017
Out-of-this-world satellite images help monitor the environment
The new Centre for Applied Earth Observation will use images from satellites, aircraft, and the International Space Station to monitor globally important environmental issues.
Mar 21, 2014