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January 2018

Geospatial Forum with Dr. Adam Terando

January 25, 2018 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Jordan Hall 5103, 2800 Faucette Drive
Raleigh, NC 27695 United States

As the planet continues to warm, many decision makers are grappling with how best to adapt to our changing climate. But for these decision makers, the most advanced global climate models are also perceived as being too ‘wrong’ to be useful for…

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February 2018

Geospatial Forum with Bill Wheaton

February 8, 2018 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Jordan Hall 5103, 2800 Faucette Drive
Raleigh, NC 27695 United States

Synthetic populations are geospatially explicit representations of households and persons. RTI’s nationwide synthetic populations are derived from American Community Survey (ACS) demographic estimates and ACS Public Use Microdata Samples (PUMS). These synthetic populations match household spatial distributions at 100M grid…

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Geospatial Forum with Dr. Katie Holliday

February 22, 2018 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Jordan Hall 5103, 2800 Faucette Drive
Raleigh, NC 27695 United States

Combining GPS units with accelerometers is becoming a common method of objectively assessing adult physical activity locations. However, few best practices have been proposed for designing these studies. Using accelerometer and GPS data collected from over 200 adults in five…

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March 2018

Geospatial Forum with Dr. DelWayne Bohnenstiehl

March 15, 2018 @ 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, 2018 @ 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, 2018 @ 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, 2018 @ 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, 2018 @ 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, 2018 @ 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, 2018 @ 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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