The Federal University of Viçosa (UFV) is a public Brazilian higher education institution with around 20,000 students and more than 1,200 tenured professors. Founded in 1926, the UFV is considered the leading Brazilian university in agriculture, with several internationally ranked postgraduate programs. Today, the UFV has become a comprehensive university with other programs in the areas of Engineering, Humanities and Health. UFV is ranked among the top 100 universities in the world in the areas of Agriculture and Forestry by the QS World University Rankings.
What is our role in CORESCAM?
The UFV, through the Remote Sensing and Geoprocessing Laboratory of its Forest Engineering Department, is a partner of CORESCAM in relation to spectral and spatial analysis of forest dynamics (such as degradation, resilience, and species composition) and its drivers.