Category Archives: SSI News

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Enriching Holocaust Survivor Testimonies With Links to Historical Maps

[caption id="attachment_10420" align="aligncenter" width="780"] (L-R) Weiwei Duan, USC Spatial Ph.D. student, Yujin Lin, USC Spatial data scientist (research), and Yao-Yi Chiang, USC Spatial associate professor (research).[/caption]

Dr. Yao-Yi Chiang and his lab use historical maps to accurately identify World War II locations in USC Shoah Foundation’s Visual History Archive

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Esri User Conference 2017: Contributing to “The Science of Where”

(L-R): GeoDesign major Eliza Gutierrez-Dewar, Professor Bob Vos, Professor Karen Kemp, GeoDesign major and Esri intern Joanna Wang USC Spatial Sciences Institute had a high-impact week at the 2018 Esri User Conference in San Diego, California from July 10-14. USC Spatial faculty, students, alumni, and staff were among the 16,000+ GIS professionals who participated in the...
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As L.A. loses trees and other green cover, USC Dornsife researchers ask why

USC Dornsife researchers say mass-produced dwellings and home expansion have reduced residential green cover as much as 55 percent. By Ian Chaffee - May 12, 2017 [caption id="attachment_10350" align="aligncenter" width="690"] Home renovation and remodeling accounts for a significant reduction in green cover in the Los Angeles area, according to USC...
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