Hayes is an expert with using geospatial applications to advance understanding of forests and ecosystems. His research studies the drivers of forest disturbance, management and land-use change and the associated consequences for ecosystem structure and function. This work involves various tools including field studies, ecosystem observations and experiments, remote sensing, biomass and carbon inventories, and ecological process models. Visit Hayes’ biography to learn more.
Hayes’ work is supported by:
- School of Forest Resources at the College of Natural Sciences, Forestry and Agriculture
- Maine Agricultural and Forest Experiment Station
Experiment Station contributions
- Current project: An integrated and sustained remote sensing framework for assessing and monitoring the health and productivity of ecosystem services provided by working forests. McIntire-Stennis project number ME042413.