Category Archives: SSI News

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Dr. Jeremy Mennis launches Population, Health and Place Colloquium Series

On Thursday, October 5, 2017, Dr. Jeremy Mennis, Professor of Geography and Urban Studies at Temple University, delivered the inaugural address in the Ph.D. Program in Population, Health and Place Colloquium Series. Dr. Mennis spoke on "GIS, the Environment, and Health Behaviors: Lessons from the Study of...
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Dr. Andrew Marx publishes in “Remote Sensing Applications”

Congratulations to USC Spatial’s Dr. Andrew Marx, Associate Professor of the Practice of Spatial Sciences, on his article Analysis of Panamanian DMSP/OLS nightlights corroborates suspicions of inaccurate fiscal data: A natural experiment examining the accuracy of GDP data now published in Remote Sensing Applications: Society and Environment. Dr. Marx's research focus is on improving...
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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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