…and predicts your next movement.

Monday, December 5th, 6 pm

***Union Station , Northampton***


Remote Sensing:
A Tool for Ecological Management
 *When an Asian Longhorn Beetle lands in Worcester, how long will it take to reach Northampton?
*How is remote sensing used to predict the next lyme disease high risk area?
*What tools are being used to predict movements?
*How does remote sensing impact your firewood?
*Is there anything that moves across the earth that scientist can’t model?

 

Thomas Millette is a professor of geography at Mount Holyoke College. His research has included using satellite and GIS data to study the causes, nature, and impact of land-cover change and forest degradation in the Middle Mountains of the Nepalese Himalayas, in the mangrove forests of the Sundarbans of northeast India, and on the Lake Champlain Basin of Vermont, New York, and Southern Quebec.

SciTech Cafe events are open all those with curious minds regardless age and background.  Our events, prizes and snack are free, but donations are appreciated.

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