Calendar of Events 2019

 

MONDAY, NOVEMER 11

11:10 AM - 12:25 PM :: HN 1022
"Energy Justice: Utility and energy externalities"
Open classroom:
Professor Peter Marcotullio

4:10 PM - 5:25 PM :: HN 1032
"NYC geology and metamorphic rocks"
Open classroom:
Professor Jingyu Wang


TUESDAY NOV. 12


11:10 AM - 12:25 PM :: HN 1022
"Solid Earth. Plate Tectonics. The rock cycle."
Open classroom:
Professor Haydee Salmun

2:10 PM - 3:25 PM :: HN 1022
"Cities and Sustainability in South America"
Open classroom:
Professor Ramiro Campos

2:10 PM - 3:25 PM :: HN C002
"Ocean Circulation. Ocean Waves."
Open classroom:
Professor Haydee Salmun

5:00 PM - 6:15 PM :: HW 3rd Floor, Glass Cafeteria
"Global Threats to Humanity and Lessons from Geography"
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Karen Seto
, Frederick C. Hixon Professor of Geography and Urbanization Science, School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, Yale University

6:15 - 7:00 PM :: HW 3rd Floor, Glass Cafeteria
Opening Reception


WEDNESDAY NOV. 13 (GIS DAY)

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM :: HN 1022
Lightning Talks
Students and faculty highlight their research in Geography, Earth and Environmental Science, and GIS. Presenters will give 5 minute presentations followed by 2 minute Q&A.

  • 10:00 - 10:03 AM :: Welcome remarks and logistics by Chair Pavlovskaya
  • 10:03 - 10:10 AM :: "CitySDK: JavaScript library for working with Census APIs on the web" by Mr. Zhi Keng He, BA Geography/GIS
  • 10:10 - 10:17 AM :: "Snow-Vegetation Interactions in the Boreal Snow-Albedo Feedback in an Earth System Model” by Professor Wenge Ni-Meister
  • 10:17 - 10:24 AM :: "Green Development Capacity Building: Key Potential Educational Opportunities in Grenada" by Professor William Solecki
  • 10:24 - 10:31 AM :: "From Raw Data to Web Mapping - GIS Analysis Workflow" by Mr. Horia Popa, GIS certificate student
  • 10:31 - 10:38 AM :: "Projected impacts of climate change on risk of spring frost and fire blight for Malus domesitca" by Mr. Paul Racco, Geography graduate & GIS certificate student
  • 10:38 - 10:45 AM :: “Is there an alternative to capitalist finance? by Professor Marianna Pavlovskaya
  • 10:45 - 10:52 AM :: "Finding Staten Island Swimming Pools" by Mr. Robert Abugel, Geography graduate student
  • 10:52 - 10:59 AM :: “Measuring Tree Growth and Health in NYC: Population Density and ISA (Impenetrable Surface Area)” by Enkel Bega, Undergraduate geography student
  • 10:59 - 11:06 AM :: "Future urban heat wave exposure in Asia" by Professor Peter Marcotullio
  • 11:06 - 11:13 AM :: "Linking precession to the glacial interglacial variability in atmospheric CO2" by Professor Randye Rutberg
  • 11:13 - 11:20 AM :: "Climate Change and the Second Wave of Dam Removals: From Oroville to the Elwha Dams" by Professor Enrique Lanz Oca
  • 11:20 - 11:27 AM :: "Trouble in Paradise! This is Paradise Bay, Antarctic Peninsula" by Professor Haydee Salmun
  • 11:27 - 11:34 AM :: "Measuring Gerrymandering: the Geographic Approach" by Professor Shipeng Sun
  • 11:34 - 11:41 AM :: “Human disruptions to the terrestrial carbon cycle” by Professor Andrew Reinmann
  • 11:41 - 11:48 AM :: “2050 Energy-Water Scenarios” by Jessica Stretton, Graduate geography student
  • 11:48 - 11:55 AM :: "New York City Water Supply and Climate Change" by Professor Allan Frei

10:15 AM - 12:00 PM :: HN 1090B
"Statistics for Geographers - Multiple linear regression"
Open classroom: Professor Allan Frei

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM :: HN 1022
Lunch reception
Hunter geography and environmental studies students, faculty and guests will continue the conversation over lunch.

4:30 PM - 5:30 PM :: HW 8th Floor, Faculty Dining Room
"Census Data HUNTer. How to find what I need"
Guest Speaker: Ms. Noemi Mendez, Geography MA alumna; Data Dissemination Specialist, U.S. Census Bureau

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM :: HW 8th Floor, Faculty Dining Room
"Geographic Information Systems and Mapping Technologies:Industry trends and employment opportunities”
Round table GIS trends and employment opportunities with government and industry experts and CUNY GIS faculty. They are as follows (Lynn, Amanda, and Noemi are Geography MA alumna too!):

  1. Sunil Bhaskaran, Professor & Director BCC Geospatial Center of the CUNY CREST Institute
  2. Amanda Cruz, Geography MA alumna; Director of Mapping and Property Tax System, NYC Department of Finance
  3. Noemi Mendez, Geography MA alumna; Data Dissemination Specialist, U.S. Census Bureau 
  4. Lynn Seirup, Geography MA alumna; Director, Enterprise Data Management at NYC Department of City Planning
  5. Jiin Wen, Urban Planning & Policy MUP alumna; Director of MGIS, VP at NYC economic Development Corporation

6:30 PM - 7:00 PM :: HW 8th Floor, Faculty Dining Room
Closing Reception


FRIDAY NOV. 15


11:10 AM - 12:25 PM :: HN 1022
"Solid Earth. Plate Tectonics. The rock cycle."
Open classroom:
Professor Haydee Salmun

2:10 PM - 3:25 PM :: HN 1022
"Cities and Sustainability in South America"
Open classroom:
Professor Ramiro Campos

2:10 PM - 3:25 PM :: HN C002
"Ocean Circulation. Ocean Waves."
Open classroom:
Professor Haydee Salmun

 

ALL ARE WELCOME TO ATTEND !
RSVP to Amy Jeu at ajeu@hunter.cuny.edu.

These event are sponsored by the Hunter College Department of Geography and Environmental Science with support from the President’s Student Engagement Fund.

Note: If you would like to add an event to this schedule, please email Amy Jeu at ajeu@hunter.cuny.edu

Last updated November 12, 2019 9:27 AM