Ethan Dively ’14 and Jessie Pierce ’14 join ES Profs Ogra and Platt for fieldwork in India

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ES Majors Ethan Dively ’14 and Jessie Pierce ’14 joined professors Monica Ogra and Rud Platt for fieldwork in India in January 2013.

“Team Remote Sensing” (Ethan and Rud) are using object-oriented image classification to analyze changes in forest resource use driven by the relocation of Gujjar communities from Rajaji National Park.

“Cookstove Team” (Jessie and Monica) are evaluating the potential for ethanol cookstoves to mitigate deforestation and improve public health in communities near Rajaji National Park.  

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