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News / Events : Archive : Colloquia Series Spring 2008

The colloquia series welcomes speakers from across the campus and the world to discuss their research.

All colloquia are scheduled at 3:30pm in Storm Hall 337 most Fridays during the semester unless otherwise noted.

Show Me the Code:
Open Source and Spatial Analysis

January 25

Dr. Serge Rey
Professor of Geography
San Diego State University


Global Childhoods:
Globalization, Development and Young People

February 1

Dr. Stuart Aitken
Professor of Geography
San Diego State University


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

February 8

Dr. Vincent Del Castillo
Associate Professor of Geography
CSU Long Beach


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

February 15

Dr. Tong Zhang
Ph.D. Presentation
San Diego State University


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

February 22, 2:00pm

Dr. Luc Claessen
Ph.D. Presentation
San Diego State University


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

February 22

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


The World's Most Endangered Forest

February 29

Dr. Tom Gillespie
Associate Professor of Geography
UC Los Angeles


Proximate and Underlying Causes of Tropical Deforestation:
Evidence from Guatemala

March 7

Dr. David Carr
Associate Professor of Geography
UC Santa Barbara


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

March 14

Dr. Dar Roberts
Professor of Geography
UC Santa Barbara


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

March 21

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


Working for Water in South Africa

March 28

Dr. Allen Hope
Professor of Geography
San Diego State University


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

April 11

Dr. Arika Ligmannn-Zielinska
Ph.D. Presentation
San Diego State University / UC Santa Barbara


Integrating indigenous knowledge, customary sea tenure, and geographic tools
for marine environmental management in the Solomon Islands

April 25

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


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

May 2

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


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

May 9

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


Evaluation of Static and Animated Map Displays: An Eyewitness Report

August 1

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

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