Integration of Remote Sensing and Socioeconomic Data for Interdisciplinary Research and Applications II

Wednesday, 17 December 2014: 4:00 PM-6:00 PM
Chairs:  Robert S Chen, Columbia University, Palisades, NY, United States and Sara J Graves, University of Alabama in Huntsville, Huntsville, AL, United States
Primary Conveners:  Robert S Chen, Columbia University, Palisades, NY, United States
Co-conveners:  Alex de Sherbinin, Columbia University, CIESIN, Palisades, NY, United States and Sara J Graves, Univ. of Alabama/Huntsville, Huntsville, AL, United States
OSPA Liaisons:  Alex de Sherbinin, Columbia University, CIESIN, Palisades, NY, United States

Abstracts Submitted to this Session:

4:00 PM
The Integration of Remote Sensing and Socioeconomic Data: Lessons from the Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center
Alexander M de Sherbinin, Center for International Earth Science Information Network, Palisades, NY, United States and Robert S Chen, Columbia University, Palisades, NY, United States
4:12 PM
Monitoring population and land use change in tropical forest protected areas
Alexander I Zvoleff, Melissa Rosa and Jorge A. Ahumada, Conservation International, Arlington, VA, United States
4:24 PM
Why are some vulnerable children healthy and others stunted? A case study of vulnerability and resilience among very young children in West Africa
Kathryn Grace, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, United States and Nicholas Nagle, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN, United States
4:36 PM
Mapping Spatial Variability in Health and Wealth Indicators in Accra, Ghana Using High Spatial Resolution Imagery
Ryan Engstrom, George Washington University, Washington, DC, United States and Eric Ashcroft, National Academy of Science, Washington, DC, United States
4:48 PM
Mapping poverty from space in rural Assam, India
Gary Watmough, Columbia University of New York, Palisades, NY, United States, Peter Atkinson, University of Southampton, Geography and Environment, Southampton, United Kingdom and Craig Hutton, University of Southampton, Southampton, SO14, United Kingdom
5:00 PM
A global assessment of transboundary watersheds for potential hydro-political tensions using environmental, political, and economic indicators
Eric A Sproles1,2, Lucia De Stefano3, Jacob Petersen-Perlman2, Jim Eynard2 and Aaron Wolf2, (1)Centro de Estudios Avanzados en Zonas Áridas, La Serena, Chile, (2)Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR, United States, (3)Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Madrid, Spain
5:12 PM
5:24 PM
Spatio-Temporal Dynamics of Urbanization in China: Historical and Future
Yuyu Zhou1, Steven Smith1, Kaiguang Zhao2, Marc Lee Imhoff3, Allison M Thomson4, Jiyong Eom5, Sha Yu6 and Ben P Bond-Lamberty6, (1)Joint Global Change Research Institute, College Park, MD, United States, (2)Ohio State University Main Campus, Columbus, OH, United States, (3)Pacific Northwest National Lab, College Park, MD, United States, (4)Joint Global Change Research Institute, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, College Park, MD, United States, (5)KAIST Business School, Graduate School of Green Growth, Yuseong, Daejeon, South Korea, (6)Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA, United States
5:36 PM
The Joint Experiment for Crop Assessment and Monitoring (JECAM) Initiative: Developing methods and best practices for global agricultural monitoring
Catherine Champagne, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, National AgroClimate Information Service, Ottawa, ON, Canada, Ian Jarvis, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Agroclimate, Geomatics and Earth Observation Division, Ottawa, ON, Canada, Pierre Defourny, Université Catholique de Louvain, Louvain-La-Neuve, Belgium and Andrew Davidson, Agriculture Canada, Ottawa, ON, Canada
5:48 PM
Measuring the Value of Earth Observation Information with the Gravity Research and Climate Experiment (GRACE) Satellite
Richard Bernknopf1, Yusuke Kuwayama2, David Brookshire1, Molly Macauley2, Ben Zaitchik3, Sara Pesko1 and Peter Vail2, (1)University of New Mexico Main Campus, Albuquerque, NM, United States, (2)Resources for the Future, Washington, DC, United States, (3)Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, United States
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