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Esri’s CMO to speak on GeoHealth Location Intelligence

Esri Chief Medical Officer Este Geraghty, MD, MS, MPH, GISP, will give the Ph.D. in Ph.D. in Population, Health and Place Colloquium address on Wednesday, February 6, 2019, 3:30 – 4:30 pm, in the Hedco Neurosciences Building Auditorium (HNB 100). In her address “Gaps or Overlaps? Applying Location Intelligence for Better Decisions,” Dr. Geraghty will…
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Welcoming Dr. Chris Verlinden to the faculty

The USC Spatial Sciences Institute welcomes LCDR [R] Christopher Verlinden, Ph.D., to its faculty as of the Spring 2019 semester. During his 14-year career with the United States Coast Guard, Dr. Verlinden developed expertise in geospatial information systems, remote sensing, environmental response planning, and ocean acoustics, including novel sonar techniques and methods. He was first…
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Travis Longcore on the LA River, LA trees and CA wildfires

Dr. Travis Longcore, assistant professor of Architecture, Biological Sciences, and Spatial Sciences, has been featured in: the September 25, 2018 article “Frogtown Without Frogs: The Changing Ecology of the Bowtie Parcel and the L.A. River” in KCET Artbound with his analysis of the historical ecology of the Los Angeles River; the Los Angeles Magazine November…
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Documenting Human Rights Violations

USC Spatial’s Andrew Marx and his team use smallsat algorithms to detect genocide Can satellite imagery be used to document – and possibly prevent – genocide? Dr. Andrew J. Marx, associate professor of the practice of spatial sciences with the USC Spatial Sciences Institute and the Institute for Creative Technologies, and his student research team…
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