Students in Eugenio Arima's Geographic Information Systems class will present their final projects beginning at 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 8 at 76 58' 58'' W; 42 51' 26'' (commonly known as Eaton 111).
Speakers will include:
• Jay Mills '08 on Proper Siting For Small-Scale Wind Turbines,
• Michelle Dodge '07 on Moose Sheds and Elevation: Is there a correlation?;
• Jared Desrochers '07 on Wind Damage: Topographic Channeling of the 1995 Derecho and Old Growth Forest Loss,
• Helen Carr '07 on The Effects of Sea Level Rise in Miami, Fla.;
• Daniel Allen '09 on Environmental Justice in Geneva, N.Y.;
• Ryan Williams '07 on New York State Electrical Energy: a study of electrical supply and demand; and
• Megan Crocker '07 and Courtney Wilson '08 on Ethanol: the fuel of our future?
Faculty, staff and students are invited to hear about these interesting GIS applications and what GIS can do.
Arima, an assistant professor of environmental studies here since 2006, holds a bachelor's from the University of Brasilia, Brazil; and graduate degrees from Penn State and Michigan State.