Sungho Choi proposal accepted by NESSF

in Grants, News
November 4th, 2013

Graduate student Sungho Choi‘s research proposal was selected for funding by the NASA Earth and Space Science Fellowship (NESSF) Program.

Choi’s proposal, entitled “Refinement, Evaluation and Application of Allometric Scaling and Resource Limitations Model of Forest Canopy Height and Biomass through Synergistic Optimization with Spaceborne and Airborne Lidar Waveform Data,” was one of 56 (out of 330) proposals accepted for funding by NESSF for the 2013/2014 academic year.

The fellowship began supporting Choi’s research in September of this year and can be renewed for an additional two years of funding based upon future evaluations and funding availability.

NASA recently announced that February 3, 2014 will be the deadline for applications for the 2014/2015 academic year. For more information on NESSF and the selection of proposals visit their website.

Choi is a third year Ph.D. candidate advised by Professor Ranga Myneni in the Department of Earth and Environment. Choi’s research focuses on Remote Sensing of Forest Biomass.