Amy Burnicki

Ph.D., University of Michigan (2008)

Office: AUST 436

Office phone: 860-486-2420

Curriculum vitae

Research Interests:

GIScience & Land Change Science

Spatial pattern analysis and statistics

Modeling land change dynamics

GIS Applications in Civil & Environmental Engineering

UConn Geography Research Clusters:

Geographic Information Science and Systems



GEOG 2500: Introduction to GIS

GEOG 3500Q: Spatial Data Analysis

GEOG 3530: Introduction to GeoComputing

Geog 5500: Fundamentals of Geographic Information Science

Selected Publications

2017.  Wang, K., Ivan, J.N., Burnicki, A.C., Mamun, S.A.  Predicting local road crashes using socio-economic and land cover data.  Journal of Transportation Safety & Security, 9(3): 301-318.

2016.  Gao, J., Burnicki, A.C., Burt, J.E.  Bias-variance decomposition of errors in data-driven land cover change modeling.  Landscape Ecology, 31(10): 2397-2413.

2012.  Burnicki, A.C.  Impact of error on landscape pattern analyses performed on land-cover change maps.  Landscape Ecology, 27: 713-729.

2010.  Burnicki, A.C., Brown, D.G., Goovaerts, P.  Propagating error in land-cover change analyses: impact of temporal dependence under increased thematic complexity.  International Journal of Geographic Information Science, 24(7): 1043-1060.

Research Projects

“From Precipitation Thresholds Identification to Planning: Helping Communities Plan and Adapt to Future Extreme Events”  Funded by: NOAA Sectoral Applications Research Program (role: co-PI)

“The Development of a Drinking Water Vulnerability Assessment and Resiliency Plan for Connecticut”  Funded by: Connecticut Department of Public Health

“Improvements to Road Safety Improvement Selection Procedures for Connecticut”  Funded by: Connecticut Transportation Institute - Connecticut Cooperative Transportation Research Program (role: co-PI)