The Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison offers professional Master of Science graduate programs designed to meet the demand for careers in the environmental and geospatial sectors. The 15-month online and in-person programs are accelerated, cohort-based, and practical.
The “Environmental Observation & Informatics” (EOI) MS degree provides training in using earth observation data and geospatial information science to make informed decisions to address our most pressing environmental challenges. The program is designed for early-career professionals to advance their career by strengthening their technical expertise, professional networks, and toolkit for how to respond to environmental challenges at local, regional, and global scales.
Are you a student or geospatial professional interested in earning a MS degree? Or, are you an organization interested in working with well-trained and supported graduate students to advance your ongoing work? Stop by to talk with the EOI graduate program coordinator.
Sarah Graves | Graduate Program Coordinator
Sarah has been the coordinator for the Environmental Observation & Informatics MS program since it started in 2018. As the coordinator, Sarah recruits and trains students to become leaders in using observational data to address pressing environmental issues. She connects students to organizations who actively engage in the development of technologies or application of data. In addition to working with students and partnering organizations, Sarah engages in research focused on using aerial hyperspectral and LiDAR data for mapping taxonomic species, biomass, and tree growth in forests of the US and Central and South America.