Spring 2008 Colloquium Series

Show Me the Code:
Open Source and Spatial Analysis

Dr. Serge Rey
Professor of Geography
San Diego State University

Friday, January 25, 2008
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Storm Hall 337


Global Childhoods:
Globalization, Development and Young People

Dr. Stuart Aitken
Professor of Geography
San Diego State University

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


Negotiating Life, HIV, and Health in Chiang Mai, Thailand and Long Beach, California:
A Complex Geography of Care in “Oh-So-Different” Places

Dr. Vincent Del Castillo
Associate Professor of Geography
California State University, Long Beach

Friday, February 8, 2008
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Storm Hall 337


Developing Grid-enabled Internet GIService Portals
to Support Geospatial Cyberinfrastructure:
A Pilot Study in Accessibility

Dr. Tong Zhang
Doctoral Graduate
San Diego State University

Friday, February 15, 2008
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Storm Hall 337


Hydro-Ecological Linkages in Urbanizing Watersheds:
The Role of Small Streams in Controlling Nitrogen Export

Dr. Luc Claessen
Doctoral Graduate
San Diego State University

Friday, February 22, 2008
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Storm Hall 337


Unmasking State Exploitation in “Participatory” Tourist Development:
Gender, Race and the Renegotiations of Communal Power in Oaxaca, Mexico

Dr. Ramona Pérez
Associate Professor of Anthropology
San Diego State University

Friday, February 22, 2008
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Storm Hall 337


The World’s Most Endangered Forest

Dr. Tom Gillespie
Associate Professor of Geography
University of California, Los Angeles

Friday, February 29, 2008
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Storm Hall 337


Proximate and Underlying Causes of Tropical Deforestation:
Evidence from Guatemala

Dr. David Carr
Associate Professor of Geography
University of California, Santa Barbara

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


Large Area Mapping of Land-cover Change and Forest Degradation in the Amazon
using Spectral Mixture Analysis and Decision Tree Classifiers

Dr. Dar Roberts
Professor of Geography
University of California, Santa Barbara

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


Legal Status, Sociospatial Context, and the Health of Two U.S. Immigrant Groups

Dr. Enrico Marcelli
Associate Professor of Sociology
San Diego State University

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


Working for Water in South Africa

Dr. Allen Hope
Professor of Geography
San Diego State University

Friday, March 28, 2008
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Storm Hall 337


Exploring Normative Scenarios of Land-Use Development Decisions
with an Agent-Based Simulation Laboratory

Dr. Arika Ligmannn-Zielinska
Doctoral Graduate
San Diego State University

Friday, April 11, 2008
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Storm Hall 337


Integrating Indigenous Knowledge, Customary Sea Tenure, and Geographic Tools
for Marine Environmental Management in the Solomon Islands

Dr. Matt Lauer
Assistant Professor of Anthropology
San Diego State University

Friday, April 25, 2008
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Storm Hall 337


Progress Toward Conserving and Understanding the Biology of Snub-nosed Monkeys:
A Game of Inches

Dr. Chia Tan
Asia Conservation Program Specialist
Conservation and Research for Endangered Species
San Diego Zoological Society

Friday, May 2, 2008
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Storm Hall 337


There's a Fungus Among Us: Spatio-Temporal Modeling of Coccidiodes,
the Soil-Dwelling Fungus Causing the Valley Fever Epidemic

Dr. Stephen Yool
Associate Professor of Geography
The University of Arizona

Friday, May 9, 2008
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Storm Hall 337