CESU – Hurricane effects on the distribution and management of plant invasions in coastal habitats

Principal Investigator: L Flory

Co-PI: Alina Zare

Sponsor: Everglades National Park

Start Date: September 1, 2020

End Date: August 31, 2023

Amount: $239,804


Luke Flory, Paul Gader, and Alina Zare are using on-the-ground plant measurements and aerial hyperspectral sensing to evaluate the effects of hurricanes on Brazilian peppertree.

More Information: http://blogs.ifas.ufl.edu/news/2021/03/08/uf-researchers-to-use-ai-to-predict-how-hurricanes-spread-invasive-plants/;