Geosciences at AAG

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Several students and faculty are presenting at the 2022 (Virtual) Annual Conference of the Association of American Geographers this weekend!  Click here for a schedule of their talks.


  Name Role Title  Session  UMass/ Five college zoom room AAG Room  Authors 
Friday 2/25/22              
11:20 AM - 12:40 PM
Shaina Sadai  Organizer, Chair    Multispecies Climate Justice I   18  
Shaina Sadai  Organizer, Chair   Multispecies Climate Justice II   17  
3:40 PM - 5:00 PM Cielo A Sharkus  Presenter Assessing Social Vulnerability and Understanding the Flood Risk Factors in Massachusetts Critical Geographies of Disasters and Relief II    60 Cielo A Sharkus; Christian David Guzman; Seda Şalap-Ayça; Eve Vogel; Christine Hatch, Karl Tacheron 
5:20 PM- 6:40 PM Shaina Sadai  Presenter, Organizer, Chair  Sea level rise and multispecies climate justice Multispecies Climate Justice III       
Saturday 2/26/22              
8:00 AM - 9:20 AM
Lucy Rose Cousins Presenter Night-Night, Kids:
Spatio-Temporal Cluster Analysis for Sleep Deficiency and Obesity Among Youths in the USA 
Geospatial Health Symposium #4: Chronic Disease and Human Behavior    5 Lucy Rose Cousins; Seda Şalap-Ayça
Shaina Sadai  Organizer, Chair    Multispecies Climate Justice IV    22  
3:40 PM - 5:00 PM Vicente Pereira Roa Poster Presenter Potable water supply by tank trucks
during the mega-drough. An hidro-social analysis of the Petorca Province, Chile. 
HRD Emergent Papers In Person Guided Poster General   33 Maria-Christina Fragkou; Tamara Monsalve Tapia; Vicente Pereira Roa; Maximiliano Bolados Arrate 
Monday 2/28/22              
2:00 PM - 3:20 PM Karl M Tacheron Presenter A method of generating pedestrian walksheds to measure neighborhood
GI Science & Systems Student Honors Paper Competition   48  
3:40 PM - 5:00 PM Seda Şalap-Ayça Presenter Self-Organizing Maps as a Dimension Reduction Approach for Spatial Global
Sensitivity Analysis Visualization 
GIScience and Big Data for Hazard Research   13  
Tuesday 3/1/22              
8:00 AM - 9:20 AM Qian Yu Presenter, Organizer, Chair Remote sensing of colored dissolved organic matter in inland and coastal waters Remote Sensing of Environment   57  
9:40 AM - 11:00 PM Qian Yu Presenter Factors driving spatiotemporal
variations of dissolved organic carbon dynamics from croplands 
Agriculture: Yields, Sustainability, and Conservation   56 Yong Qian Tian; Qian Yu
2:00pm - 3:20pm Leo Hwang Panelist What does the Handbook of Diverse Economies Enable? Expanding the Community of Geography      
5:20 PM - 6:40 PM Eve Vogel  Presenter, Organizer, Chair Legacies of electric restructuring for a new electric transition: Neoliberal paths for Canadian hydropower? Marketizing Electricity for a Just, Renewable Future?   29

A huge thanks to Vicente Pereira Roa for compiling this list of talks!