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

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.