Spring 2012 Colloquium Series

Hydrologic Gradients, Climatic Extremes,
and Surface Erosion in the Himalaya

Dr. Bodo Bookhagen
Associate Professor of Geography
University of California, Santa Barbara

Friday, January 27, 2012
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Storm Hall 337


The Map is Not Which Territory?:
Understanding Social Phenomena
Through Geomapping Cyberspatial Semantics

Dr. Brian Spitzberg
Distinguished Professor of Communication
San Diego State University

Friday, February 10, 2012
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Storm Hall 337


Estimation of Vegetation Water Content from Remote Sensing:
A Potential MODIS/VIIRS Product

Dr. David Raiño
Center for Spatial Technologies and Remote Sensing
Department of Land, Air, and Water Resources
University of California Davis

Friday, February 17, 2012
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Storm Hall 337


Los Angeles and the Politics of Oil, Air and Flooding

Dr. Sarah Elkind
Associate Professor of History
San Diego State University

Friday, March 16, 2012
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Storm Hall 337


Spatial Patterns of Water Insecurity in a Developing City:
Lessons from Accra, Ghana

Dr. Justin Stoler
Doctoral Graduate
San Diego State University/UCSB

Friday, April 6, 2012
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Physics 144


Assessing Environmental Impacts
of Livestock Insurance Programs in East Africa

Dr. Stephen DeGloria
Professor of Crop and Soil Sciences
Cornell University

Friday, April 13, 2012
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Student Services West 1500


Living with Difference:
Making Communities Out of Strangers
in an Era of Super Mobility and Super Diversity

Dr. Gill Valentine
Professor of Geography
University of Leeds, UK

Friday, April 27, 2012
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
West Commons 220


Time-sensitive Remote Sensing

Dr. Christopher Lippitt
Doctoral Graduate
San Diego State University/UCSB

Friday, May 4, 2012
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Physics 144