Assistant Research Professor
Department of Natural Resources and the Environment | Expertise: remote sensing and geospatial technologies, natural resources, monitoring and managing vegetation along power lines
Jason Parent is an assistant research professor in the Department of Natural Resources and the Environment at UConn’s College of Agriculture, Health, and Natural Resources (CAHNR). He specializes in the application of remote sensing and geospatial technologies to address problems involving natural resources. He is affiliated with UConn’s Eversource Energy Center and his research focuses on developing improved methods for monitoring and managing vegetation along power lines. Dr. Parent earned a Ph.D. and an M.S., from UConn, in Natural Resources with concentrations in Earth Resources Information Systems and Landscape Ecology. He earned a B.S. in Environmental Science and Biology from UConn.
CIRCA Project(s): Real-time Flood Prediction and Vulnerability Analysis of Connecticut’s Inland River Network