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Wednesday, April 10 • 3:15pm - 4:00pm
Closing Keynote Address - How Do We Use GIS to Address the Issues of Our Changing Environment?

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With the earth under pressure of increasing population, changing climate, and urbanization, we are facing tremendous and difficult environmental challenges, such as pollution, drought, unexpected wildfire/flooding and loss of biodiversity…to name a few. As a GIS practitioner (whether you are a researcher, professional, educator or students that uses GIS), have you wondered how GIS can help address these challenges of our living world? What has geospatial science and technology helped to better understand the environmental changes and to remediate (or adapt) the related human and ecological health issues from the changes? In this panel discussion, three panelists from different fields will be invited to present their work in using GIS to better understand environmental changes and the resulting ecological health issues, to talk about their visions relating to this subject, and to discuss how you and I in the GIS community can contribute to tackling this overarching problem.

An-Min Wu, Lecturer of Spatial Sciences, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA

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An-Min Wu, PhD

Lecturer of Spatial Sciences, University of Southern California
I teach a variety of GIS courses (spatial databases, spatial data analysis, data acquisition, and GIS project management etc) at U. of Southern California. I am a soil geomorphologist/pedologist by training and love to incorporate GIS for solving environmental issues. I am a certified... Read More →

Wednesday April 10, 2019 3:15pm - 4:00pm
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