Our group is currently working on a number of different project funded by NASA, the National Science Foundation, and NOAA. Current project titles and participants are listed below:
4-D Modeling of the Regional Carbon Cycle in and Around Urban Environments: An Interdisciplinary Study to Advance Observational and Modeling Foundations, Mark Friedl, Principal Investigator, Curtis Woodcock, Lucy Hutyra, Kelly Chance (Harvard Smithsonian), Alison Dunn (Worcester State University) and Steve Wofsy (Harvard), Co-Investigators, Interdisciplinary Research in Earth Sciences, National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
Science and Management Support for NPP VIIRS Surface Type Environmental Data Record, Mark Friedl Principal Investigator. NPP Suomi VIIRS Land Product Validation Team, National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration.
Using MODIS to Monitor Dynamics in Land Cover and Phenology at Seasonal to Decadal Time Scales, Mark Friedl, Principal Investigator, Curtis Woodcock, Robert Wolfe (NASA) and Bin Tan (NASA), Co-Investigators, Science of Aqua and Terra, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Towards and Land Cover Climate Data Record from VIIRS, Mark Friedl, Principal Investigator, Curtis Woodcock, Co-Investigator. NPP Suomi Climate Data Records, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Continental-scale monitoring, modeling and forecasting of phenological responses to climate change; Mark Friedl, Co-Investigator; Andrew Richardson (Harvard) Project principal investigator; Steve Folking (University of New Hampshire), Robert Pless (Washington University), Co-Investigators. Macrosystems Biology,National Science Foundation.
Crops, Climate, Canals, and the Cryosphere in Asia – Changing Water Resources Around the Earth’s Third Pole, Mark Friedl, Co-Investigator; Steve Frolking (University of New Hampshire), Project Principal Investigator; Richard Lammers, Dominik Wisser, Karen Fisher-Vanden, Ian Sue-Wing, Co-Investigators, Water, Society and Climate, National Science Foundation.
Data-model fusion and forecasting 21st-Century environmental change in northeastern North America, Aaron Ellison (Harvard Forest), Principal Investigator, Andrew Richardson (Harvard), Mark Friedl and Nsalambi Nkongolo (Lincoln University), Co-Investigators, National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
Functional Data Modeling of Climate-Ecosystem Dynamics, Surajit Ray, Principal Investigator, Mark Friedl, Co-Investigator. Collaborations in Mathematical Geosciences National Science foundation.
Metabolism of Boston: Developing an integrated research strategy for long-term analysis of the Boston Region. Nathan Phillips and Lucy Hutyra Co-Principal Investigators; Mark Friedl, Robert Kaufmann and Suchi Gopal, Co-Investigators National Science Foundation.
Vegetation phenology and enhanced vegetation index products from multiple long term satellite data records, Kamel Didan (University of Arizona), Principal Investigator, Mark Friedl, Co-Investigator, MEASURES,. National Aeronautics and Space Administration.