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Colloquia Archive for the Year 2012
11/29 - Bonnie Bounds: "If you build it, they might come (or they might not): What is the empirical evidence for the consumer-city hypothesis?"; Andy Newkirk: "Untangling local dynamics in the Los Angeles Metropolitan Region through the analysis of scaling" - UCSB Geography Grad Students
11/15 - Yingjie Hu: Giving Order by Space and Time - Querying and Enriching Personal Information Using Spatiotemporal Contexts; Lumari Pardo-Rodriguez: Understanding Adaption to Climate Stimuli: Vulnerability Mapping, Threat Perception, and Subjective Adaptive Capacity among Peruvian Farmers - UCSB Geography Grad Students
11/08 - John Potapenko: Head in the pointclouds, feet on the bare-earth ground: aerial, terrestrial, and portable lidar visualization and segmentation with applications for geomorphic channel incision analysis of the Channel Islands; Bharat Rastogi: Characterizing Spatial Patterns of Cloudcover and Fog Inundation along coastal California; Ann Tan: Predicting plant biomass with topographic features in a semi-arid grassland - UCSB Geography Grad Students
11/01 - Contemporary tourism heritage as heritage tourism: Evidence from Las Vegas and Gold Coast - David Weaver (School of Tourism, et al.
10/25 - "Landscape structure, diversity, and dynamics: Linking biogeographic patterns and processes with airborne LiDAR" - Shaun Levick (Researcher, et al.
10/18 - Graduate Student Presentations - Helen Chen, et al.
10/11 - Graduate Student Presentations - Forest Cannon, et al.
10/04 - Hot Issues in Global Hunger - Gary Eilerts (U.S. Agency for International Development)
05/31 - The 40th anniversary of Toregas, Swain, Revelle, and Bergman (followed by award ceremony) - Richard Church
05/24 - (Dangermond Lecture Series) Exploring Digital Earth - Michael Goodchild
05/17 - Tactile mapping: Symbols, software, behavior, and brains - Megan M. Lawrence
05/10 - The impact of vegetation biophysical process feedbacks and dynamic downscaling on the seasonal climate and its predictability - Fernando De Sales
05/03 - Using Popular Education to Communicate Geography: A People's Guide to LA - Laura Pulido
04/26 - How to Map Practically Anything: Towards a Cartography of High-Dimensional Space - André Skupin
04/19 - Disentangling natural variability from land management decisions in southern Africa’s largest transfrontier conservation area - Dr. Narcisa Pricope
04/12 - An Ocean Health Index: Quantifying and mapping the health of global marine ecosystems - Ben Halpern
03/20 - Forecasting the impact of climate change on species' distributions - Lauren Buckley
03/15 - The Effect of Pollution on Labor Supply: Evidence from a Natural Experiment in Mexico City - Paulina Oliva
03/08 - MPA Network Design and the Value of Spatial Fisheries Management - Andrew Rassweiler
03/01 - Cartographic design for digital terrain visualization in 2D and 3D - Bernhard Jenny
02/23 - Space to Reason - Markus Knauff
02/16 - Frontier Fire in the Amazon - J. K. Balch
02/09 - Grounding Geographic Information in Perceptual Operations - Simon Scheider
02/02 - spatial@world - What Concepts of Spatial Information are Essential for Science and Society - Werner Kuhn
01/26 - The Earth as Sensor and as Enigma: Rethinking Geographical Science in the Global Data Age - Helen Couclelis
01/19 - Adding Social Constraints to Location Based Services - Grant McKenzie
01/12 - Graduate Student Presentations - Carlos Baez, et al.