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Program To Celebrate GIS Day Nov. 19

GISDay_logo_250GIS Day Program
Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013
Davis Library, Room 214
3 p.m. –  Program
4 p.m. – Refreshments, contest, networking
Information:  Amanda Henley, (919) 962-1151

UNC student finalists for the Innovative Use of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Competition will present their work as part of a program celebrating GIS Day on Nov. 19 in Davis Library.

Attendees will hear presentations from both undergraduate and graduate students.

  • 3:05 pm – Kelsey Aho (undergraduate):  “Where do demographics affect the distribution, accessibility, to health care centers in Croatia?”
  • 3:15 pm – Amberli Young (undergraduate):  “Using GIS analysis to optimize a biomass supply chain model for biofuel production in 2022”
  • 3:25 – Andrea Stewart (undergraduate):  “The Piedmont Nature Trails: Invasive Plant Management Strategy”
  • 3:35 – Elizabeth Christenson (graduate):  “A spatial representation of national frequency of and exposure to climate-related hazards”

Following the program, attendees can enjoy refreshments, vote in the student map competition, and visit with GIS professionals.

The free event is sponsored by University Libraries and the UNC Department of Geography.

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