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March 2018

Geospatial Forum with Dr. DelWayne Bohnenstiehl

March 15 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Jordan Hall 5103, 2800 Faucette Drive
Raleigh, NC 27695 United States

The combination of physical and biological sounds that form the ambient acoustic environment is increasingly recognized as a fundamental element of habitats. Marine soundscapes are known to influence key ecological processes such as reproduction, larval recruitment and trophic interactions, and…

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Geospatial Forum with Dr. Perver Baran

March 29 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Jordan Hall 5103, 2800 Faucette Drive
Raleigh, NC 27695 United States

Originally developed in the fields of architecture and urban design, space syntax is a concept and method used to describe and analyze patterns of space at both the building and urban levels. In particular, space syntax helps us understand the…

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April 2018

Geospatial Forum with Dr. Birgit Peterson

April 5 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Jordan Hall 5103, 2800 Faucette Drive
Raleigh, NC 27695 United States

Wildland fire plays an important role in shaping landscapes across the US. As such, land managers are confronted with numerous questions and issues regarding the management of wildland fire on their lands. These issues involve pre-, during- and post-fire stages…

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Geospatial Forum with Dr. Joseph Hummer

April 19 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Jordan Hall 5103, 2800 Faucette Drive
Raleigh, NC 27695 United States

Autonomous vehicles will be here soon and will cause major changes when they arrive, similar to the building of the Interstates in the 1950s. AVs will bring safety, ease congestion, and provide mobility for many people who now find it…

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September 2018

Geospatial Forum with Dr. Mark Friedl

September 6 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Jordan Hall 5103, 2800 Faucette Drive
Raleigh, NC 27695 United States

Boreal and temperate forests have experienced substantial climate change over the last several decades.  However, understanding of how changes in climate are affecting these ecosystems is incomplete.  Remote sensing provides an important source of information that can help address this…

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Geospatial Forum with Dr. Jelena Vukomanovic

September 20 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Jordan Hall 5103, 2800 Faucette Drive
Raleigh, NC 27695 United States

Participatory research methods are increasingly used to better understand complex social-environmental problems and design solutions through diverse and inclusive stakeholder engagement. But, participatory research rarely engages stakeholders in co-development and interpretation of computational models that describe system dynamics essential for…

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October 2018

Geospatial Forum with Dr. Casey Dietrich

October 18 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Jordan Hall 5103, 2800 Faucette Drive
Raleigh, NC 27695 United States

Emergency managers rely on fast and accurate storm surge predictions from numerical models to make decisions and estimate damages during storm events. One of the challenges for such models is providing a high level of resolution along the coast without…

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November 2018

Geospatial Forum with Dr. Michael Starek

November 1 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Jordan Hall 5103, 2800 Faucette Drive
Raleigh, NC 27695 United States

Located in South Texas along the Gulf of Mexico coastline, the Conrad Blucher Institute for Surveying and Science at Texas A&M University (TAMU-CC) is actively integrating unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) to address regional problems. This forum presentation will provide an…

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Geospatial Forum with Dr. Natalie Nelson

November 29 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Jordan Hall 5103, 2800 Faucette Drive
Raleigh, NC 27695 United States

The disproportionate concentration of human populations along coasts and river mouths make coastal basins hotspots of change. One of the most visible ways in which mounting human pressures translate into negative consequences for coastal and estuarine ecosystems is through changes…

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December 2018

Geospatial Forum with Dr. Nicholas Clinton

December 6 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Jordan Hall 5103, 2800 Faucette Drive
Raleigh, NC 27695 United States

Discover the latest advances in cloud-based geospatial processing with Google Earth Engine.  This forum covers the background of Earth Engine and presents datasets, platform capabilities, internal use cases, and a brief literature review.  The event should be of broad interest to anyone with…

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