Fall 2008 Colloquium Series

Evaluation of Static and Animated Map Displays: An Eyewitness Report

Dr. Sara Irina Fabrikant
Associate Professor of Geography
University of Zurich, Switzerland

Friday, August 1, 2008
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Storm Hall 337


Evaluating Reaction Rates in Complex Multispecies Reactive Transport Problems.
Is it Really Possible?

Dr. Xavier Sanchez-Vila
Associate Professor of Hydrography Group
Technical University of Catalonia, Barcelona, Spain

Friday, September 5, 2008
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Storm Hall 337


Fifty Years of Change on the US-Mexico Border

Dr. James Gerber
Professor of Economics
San Diego State University

Friday, September 12, 2008
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Storm Hall 337


The Tijuana River Basin: One Area, Two Stories

Dr. Lina Ojeda Revah
Assistant Professor of Geography
El Colegio de la Frontera, Tijuana, Mexico

Friday, September 26, 2008
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Storm Hall 337


Knowledge Networks and Learning:
A Regional Model with Numerical Simulations

Dr. Kingsley Haynes
Professor of Public Policy
George Mason University

Friday, October 3, 2008
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
West Commons 220

Arthur Getis Distinguished Lecture Series


Revisiting Multi-Disciplinary Problem Solving:
It's Not Where You Take Things From, It's Where You Take Them To

Dr. George Christakos
Professor of Geography
San Diego State University

Friday, October 10, 2008
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Storm Hall 337


What is Your Rational Basis?
On the Need of a Canon for Data-Based Plausible Inference in Risk Analysis

Dr. Alberto Solana
Professor of Mathematics
Inst. de Matemáticas y Fásica Fundamental, CSIC, Madrid, Spain

Friday, October 17, 2008
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Storm Hall 337


Spatial Patterns and Cost Surfaces:
Untangling Trends in Species Conservation

Dr. Rebecca Lewison
Assistant Professor of Biology
San Diego State University

Friday, October 24, 2008
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Storm Hall 337


Don't Tread on Them:
The Population Genetics of Timber Rattlesnakes in Fragmented Landscapes

Dr. Rulon Clark
Assistant Professor of Biology
San Diego State University

Friday, October 31, 2008
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Storm Hall 337


New Research Directions of Internet GIS and Disaster Management
and Lessons Learned from the San Diego 2007 Wildfires

Dr. Ming-Hsiang Tsou
Associate Professor of Geography
San Diego State University

Friday, November 7, 2008
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Storm Hall 337


Diversity and Journalism:
Neoliberalism in the Newsroom

Dr. Minelle Mahtani
Assistant Professor of Geography
University of Toronto, Scarborough

Friday, November 14, 2008
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Storm Hall 337


Why Walls Won't Work:
The Future of the US-Mexico Borderlands

Dr. Michael Dear
Professor of Geography
University of Southern California

Friday, November 21, 2008
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Storm Hall 337


Some Geostatistical Approaches for Downscaling Spatial Data

Dr. Phaedon Kyriakidis
Associate Professor of Geography
University of California, Santa Barbara

Friday, December 5, 2008
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Storm Hall 337