Congratulations to Bo Zhang for successfully defending his dissertation. His dissertation title is: Predictive Mapping of Spatial Categorical Variables by Markov Chain Random Fields.
Congratulations to Ashley Benitez Ou as she has been awarded this year’s Getulio P. Carvalho Pre-doctoral Fellowship for U.S.- Brazilian Relations. This is an award made by UConn’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences for academic excellence and will help support Ashley’s dissertation research in Brazil.
Congratulations to Adam Gallaher for placing second in the UCGIS Student Paper competition. Adam’s presentation is titled Estimating Second-Generation Biofuel Feedstock Production on Marginal Lands in Connecticut. You can see Adam’s presentation here: https://s.uconn.edu/gallaher-ucgis2021
This course is an exploration of how spatial data and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) can be used to understand and improve human and environmental health. This course is fully-online and can be used as an elective for the GIS Certificate.
Professor Anji Seth was recently featured in the UConn Today article on big data. The Study of Big Data: How CLAS Researchers Use Data Science
Congratulations to Mary Buchanan for successfully defending her dissertation. Her dissertation title is: Exploring Landscape Futures for Local Food Production in Northeastern Connecticut.
Global warming, due significantly to human emissions of greenhouse gases, is fast approaching 1.5oC above preindustrial levels––the likely threshold of serious or irreversible impacts on the world’s life support systems, according to a report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), which is prominently informed by geographers’ research. To help tackle this global crisis, […]
Congratulations to Wenjie Wang for successfully defending his dissertation. His dissertation title is: Some Studies on Land Cover Change in Connecticut and Land Cover Data Quality Improvement.
Geography professors Carol Atkinson-Palombo and Anji Seth are among the UConn faculty involved in developing the newest UConn pop-up course titled Climate Crisis: Take Action. The course is free and is open to all students beginning March 1st. There will also be a faculty/staff version available March 8th. More info about the course can be […]