LENS logo consisting of the LENS acronym spelled out below Landscape Exchange Network for Socio-environmental systems

August 2022

LENS is an interdisciplinary community dedicated to bringing people together who are interested in remote sensing, connecting with stakeholders through translational ecology, and characterizing socio-environmental systems (SES) in landscapes surveyed by the National Ecological Observatory Network Airborne Observation Platform’s (NEON AOP).


Meet us in Montréal

If you're attending the Ecological Society of America's meeting in Montréal and you use remote sensing and translational ecology to tackle socio-environmental problems, join us to learn more about our network and how you can use data collected by the NEON Airborne Observation Platform (AOP). Just show up or register using the link below. 

When: Tuesday August 16th, from 6:30 pm

Where: UNIBAR, 404 St Sulpice St, Montréal, QC H2Y 1Z5

Register here!

Graduate Student Meeting

Mark your calendar! The LENS Graduate Student Association (GSA) is holding our first informational  session on Wednesday September 7th at 4 pm ET.

Learn about training, opportunities, and how you can become involved in our GSA. 

Register here!


LENS First Workshop

We held our first workshop in in Annapolis, Maryland from May 4th–6th, 2022 at the National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center.

Participants learned how to use AOP and ancillary data in SES research.   

Read more here

Tour of the AOP in Virginia

LENS members toured the Airborne Observation Platform, in Winchester Regional Airport in Virginia last May 25, 2022.

Learn more about how operators find the best time to collect data.

Read more here 


By joining LENS you will find experts passionate about using state-of-the-art remote sensing technology to achieve meaningful socio-environmental outcomes.

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