Geography/GIScience Seminars - Fall 2013

Settlement of the Great Plains by EuroAmericans from 1854-1870

Speaker: Kristin Sorensen

PhD Candidate, Geography - School of Natural Resources - Univeristy of Nebraska-Lincoln

Date: 9/6/2013
Time: 2:00:00 PM
Location: 228 Hardin Hall

Speaker's Bio

E-mail: kristins@huskers.unl.edu
Phone: 402-472-9656

Wind Energy Development and Wildlife in Nebraska - Striving for Co-exsistence

Speaker: Caroline Jezierski

Wind and Wildlife Coordinator, Nebraska Fish and Wildlife Coop Research Unit - School of Natural Resources - University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Date: 9/13/2013
Time: 2:00:00 PM
Location: 228 Hardin Hall

Speaker's Bio

E-mail: cjezierski2@unl.edu
Phone: 402-472-8188

Hunger in Nebraska: Locating the Children and Elderly Most at Risk

Speaker: Mikal Stewart

PhD Candidate, Geography - School of Natural Resources - University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Date: 9/27/2013
Time: 2:00:00 PM
Location: 228 Hardin Hall

Speaker's Bio

The Role of Climate and Geology in the Evolution of Biodiversity in the Tropical Andes and Amazon

Speaker: Dr. Sherilyn Fritz

Professor, Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences - University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Date: 10/25/2013
Time: 2:00:00 PM
Location: 228 Hardin Hall

Speaker's Bio

E-mail: sfritz2@unl.edu
Phone: 402-472-6431

New Life in the Old City: Who is moving Downtown and Why? A case study of Omaha, NE

Speaker: Dr. Bradley Bereitschaft

Assistant Professor, Department of Geography and Geology - University of Nebraska-Omaha

Date: 11/8/2013
Time: 2:00:00 PM
Location: 228 Hardin Hall

Satellite Imagery, Information and Insight: Response to Real-World Demands

Speaker: Stephen Wood

Imagery analytic and geospatial professional,

Date: 11/20/2013
Time: 3:30:00 PM
Location: 107 Hardin Hall (Auditorium)

Abstract

Regardless of your area of focus, geospatial insights and applications will play a role in your future. Geospatial analysis can inform and spur innovations by offering answers to critical questions across a wide array of commercial, public and governmental issues. Stephen will highlight a diverse set of historical and current case examples from the commercial imagery satellite industry to show how imagery, information and insight is already being utilized by civil agencies, defense and intelligence organizations, oil and gas exploration companies, infrastructure management and first responders.

Stephen Wood
Stephen Wood

Speaker's Bio

Stephen Wood is an imagery analytic and geospatial professional with more than 25 years experience in the U.S. Government and industry. He joined DigitalGlobe in July 2000 after nearly 14 years with the Central Intelligence Agency where he served in a wide variety of roles, including a senior intelligence officer, executive staff officer and an arms control inspector. Stephen is a graduate of the University of New Hampshire, and lives in northern Colorado with his wife and their four children (including his oldest son, Ryan, who is a sophomore at UNL).

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Urban Segregation in America, 1860-1880

Speaker: Robert Shepard

PhD Candidate, Geography - School of Natural Resources - University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Date: 12/6/2013
Time: 2:00:00 PM
Location: 228 Hardin Hall

Speaker's Bio

E-mail: shepard@huskers.unl.edu
Phone: 402-472-9656