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The laboratory is equipped with 23 networked (1 Gbit) precision workstations (10 core Intel I9 processor with 128 Gb memory, 2 Tb SSD, and Nvidia RTX dedicated GPU with 8 Gb video memory) a high end large format printer, and a complete suite of image processing (ENVI, ERDAS Imagine) and associated software, including compilers (IDL, Absoft Fortran, Matlab, Visual Studio, Python), statistical packages (R, SAS), and GIS (ESRI products).

Capability for measuring and integrating in situ measurements is provided by a RIEGL laser scanner, a full range ASD FieldSpec3 spectroradiometer, roving GPS base stations, and an electric remotely-piloted vehicle capable of carrying a 12.5 kg sensor payload. The center maintains an extensive image archive of Landsat (>350) and MODIS scenes, most of which are made publicly available through our leadership of the VirginiaView consortium.

CEARS lab