April 20, 2012

MUSA Earth Day: GIS and the Environment

past event

Recap

Penn Institute for Urban Research and the Masters of Urban Spatial Analytics celebrated Earth Day with leaders in the field of GIS. This event was free and open to the public.

11:30-11:50 Registration

12:00pm- Keynote Lunch Speaker: Dr. Marc Imhoff (NASA) “Gray Wave of the Great Transformation: A Satellite View of Urbanization, Climate Change, and Food Security”

1:00pm- Dr. Matt Nicholson (EPA) “The Use of GIS in Landscape Analysis and Conservation Planning”

1:30pm- Kristopher DeNardi (EPA) “The Use of GIS in Assessing Potential Environmental Impacts from Mining Activities”

2:00pm- Jonathan Smith (USGS) Land Use/Cover Change Modeling for Biological Carbon Sequestration Estimation

3:00pm- Angela Sakrison (Master Student, Environmental Studies) “Identifying Suitable Land in South Jersey for Inland Migration of Wetlands in Response to Sea Level Rise”

3:30-4:30pm Reception

Penn IUR's MUSA Earth Day: GIS and the Environment 

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