Category: Projects

PEOPLES & NATIVES – Engaging with the Seneca Nation

Climate Vulnerability Assessment (CVA) for Erie County, NY

Here a presentation by Jonathan Townsend on the CVA Project with Erie County. For other information and products go to the Erie County Climate Resilience Webpage. – Organizing Urban Transects for a Sustainable Transformation of Economic PartnershipS

Virtual 2021 STRATUS Conference coming up on May 17, 18, 19, 2021

Improving Information Accuracy for Extreme Events Analysis

The annual spatial@ucsb.local2018 Poster and Plenary Session will be held on Wednesday, June 6, 2018 at Corwin Pavilion, from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. This year’s theme for the event will be Improving Information Accuracy for Extreme Events. Keynotes will be from Chris Renschler (Dept. of Geography, University at Buffalo) and one more TBA. For …

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GeoProMT Documentation

The Geo-spatial interface for the Water Erosion Prediction Project (GeoWEPP)

Flood modeling of Schoharie Creek (North Blenheim - Breakabeen) Aug 28, 2011

Above is an animation of the flood event on Aug 28, 2011 in North Blenheim. In August 2011, Hurricane Irene swept through a large portion of eastern New York State, leaving many communities in shambles and hundreds of people homeless. One of the crucial aspects of flood modeling is determining a flood’s return period (i.e., 100 yr, 200 yr or …

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Geospatial Project Management Tool (GeoProMT) v1.0

GeoProMT is an educational platform for undergraduate and graduate students primarily in Geography, Geology, Civil Engineering, Chemistry, Biology, Planning or Environmental Studies, Business Administration and Management Science, and Law to share information and learn how to manage data and modeling tools effectively to support the integrated analyses and assessment of environmental processes to support decision-making.

IPLER responds to Hurricane Irene and Schoharie Creek Flood

On 8/28/2011 Eastern New York was heavily impacted by Hurricane Irene. Many areas were flooded, buildings destroyed, and travel became impossible.
About a week later, LESAM received permission to tour the area. Our interest was in mapping the extent of the damage and collecting ground truth data. Flood inundation area were modeled using HEC-RAS, and matched with aerial imagery as well as FEMA flood scenarios.