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January 2020

Geospatial Forum with Dr. Sankar Arumugam

January 16, 2020 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Jordan Hall 5103, 2800 Faucette Drive
Raleigh, NC 27695 United States

Seasonal (0-3 months) climate forecasts and near-term decadal (10-30 years) climate change projections provide valuable information for improving seasonal and long-term planning of water and energy management. Given that the climatic attributes over these time periods are typically expressed as…

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February 2020

Geospatial Forum with Dr. Michael Dietze

February 6, 2020 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Jordan Hall 5103, 2800 Faucette Drive
Raleigh, NC 27695 United States

Is nature predictable? If so, how can we better manage and conserve ecosystems? Iterative ecological forecasting is an emerging interdisciplinary research area that aims to improve researchers' ability to predict ecological processes on near-term timescales that can be validated and…

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March 2020

Geospatial Forum with Dr. Matthew Hansen

March 5, 2020 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Jordan Hall 5103, 2800 Faucette Drive
Raleigh, NC 27695 United States

From deforestation to urbanization, the human footprint on the land surface is ever expanding, converting natural land covers into land uses or intensifying current land uses. Land use change results in loss of biodiversity, increased greenhouse gas emissions, and alteration…

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April 2020

Geospatial Forum with Dr. Bill Rand

April 2, 2020 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Online, NC

Social media posts are generated both in space and time, and in the context of disaster situations, they can provide minute-by-minute and location-by-location awareness of an event and users' concerns and feelings about crises. In this forum, we investigate the…

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September 2020

Geospatial Forum with Dr. Elizabeth Wentz

September 10, 2020 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
NC United States

In this forum, Dr. Wentz shares the goals and outcomes from Arizona State University’s Knowledge Exchange for Resilience (KER). KER is a boundary organization with the intent to build community resilience in Maricopa County, Arizona. Here, community resilience is defined…

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Geospatial Forum with Dr. Christopher Osburn

September 24, 2020 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
NC United States

The world is getting hotter and in many cases wetter. Impacts on coastal carbon cycling are becoming realized yet our ability to model these processes remain in their early stages. Knowledge gained from specific case studies will form a basis…

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October 2020

Geospatial Forum with Mr. Anthony Calamito

October 15, 2020 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
NC United States

As sensors are getting smaller, cheaper and more efficient, data collection is no longer limited to high-end users. It can now be done from a variety of commodity platforms such as commercial drones, consumer automobiles and even the phones in…

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Geospatial Forum with Dr. Jennifer Richmond-Bryant

October 29, 2020 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
NC United States

A community-engaged information-gathering effort is being conducted to inform air quality sampling strategy in Colfax, Louisiana, a low income, majority-Black community which hosts a hazardous materials thermal treatment (TT) facility. Our mixed-methods approach combines mapping with qualitative analysis to synthesize…

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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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