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November 2020

Geospatial Forum with Dr. Dustin Duncan

November 12, 2020 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
NC United States

The field of neighborhoods and health (sometimes referred to as spatial epidemiology) has grown exponentially in the fifteen years since the publication of the first edition of Neighborhoods and Health edited by Ichiro Kawachi and Lisa Berkman in 2003. The…

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January 2021

Geospatial Forum with Dr. Andrew Fox

January 21 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
NC United States

Water is the lifeblood of communities across Eastern North Carolina, many owing their locations and existence to the abundant natural resources provided by rivers, tributaries, floodplains and coastlines. These natural features, including their propensity to flood, have made lasting physical…

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February 2021

Doctoral Student Geospatial Forum

February 4 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
NC United States

3:30pm – Megan Coffer – Eyes in the Sky Lend Support for Seagrass Monitoring in Coastal Environments 3:40pm – Xiaojie Gao – Quantifying Long-term 30-m Land Surface Phenology with Uncertainty by a Bayesian Hierarchical Model 3:50pm – Nikki Inglis –…

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Geospatial Forum with Dr. Pankaj Agarwal

February 25 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
NC United States

An important problem in terrain analysis is modeling how water flows across a terrain and creates floods by filling up depressions. In this Forum, we will discuss a number of flood-risk related problems: Given a terrain T, represented as a…

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March 2021

Geospatial Forum with Geri Miller

March 25 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
NC United States

We have experienced a massive digital transformation and these new trends are powerful - cloud and analytics driven. The shift to cloud technology is changing our workforce needs, and geospatial education is changing as well. What are some of these…

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April 2021

Geospatial Forum with Dr. Anders Huseth

April 8 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
NC United States

Landscape-scale intensification of individual crops and pesticide use that is associated with this change is a problem that has had unequal effects on pests with different lifecycles, host ranges, and dispersal abilities. Understanding the fundamental connections between agricultural intensification and…

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Geospatial Forum with Dr. Sarah Gergel

April 22 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
NC United States

Malnutrition linked to poor quality diets affects at least 2 billion people globally. Forests and trees are key sources of dietary diversity in some rural settings. Here, we develop and explore the conceptual links between diet diversity and forested landscapes…

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September 2021

Geospatial Forum with Dr. Diego Riveros-Iregui (UNC Chapel Hill)

September 2 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

A rapidly growing body of work suggests mountain streams emit surprisingly large amounts of carbon dioxide to the atmosphere. Studies in these environments are scarce and estimates of CO2 fluxes from aquatic environments are poorly constrained. High-altitude tropical grasslands, known…

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Geospatial Forum with Prof. Catherine D’Ignazio (MIT)

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

As data, including geospatial data, are increasingly mobilized in the service of governments and corporations, their unequal conditions of production, their asymmetrical methods of application, and their unequal effects on both individuals and groups have become increasingly difficult for data…

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October 2021

Geospatial Forum with Dr. Daniela Jones (NC State)

October 14 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Jordan Hall 5103, 2800 Faucette Drive
Raleigh, NC 27695 United States

Biomass feedstock utilization has the potential to reduce dependency on fossil fuels and improve energy security while decarbonizing our energy needs. Energy crops, short rotation woody crops, municipal solid waste, and agricultural and forest residues are considered promising sources of…

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