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Bullet events · Sep 29, 2021

Integrating Environmental Data Across Spatial Scales

Virtual Science Briefing for Policymakers

Date: October 21, 2021

Time: 1:00 - 2:30 PM EST

Location: Online via Zoom

The Association of Ecosystem Research Centers (AERC) will hold a virtual briefing on Integrating Environmental Data Across Spatial Scales that will integrate discussions on environmental justice. Constant innovations in data science, availability of real-time long-term data, advanced spatial modeling and remote sensing techniques, and cutting-edge technology to retrieve, process, and analyze more data than ever before, are being integrated into high level questions regarding ecosystem services and disservices in the Anthropocene and what that means for an uncertain future across many sectors. This vision will bring focus to handling big data for a myriad of novel and progressive applications to build resilient futures, including for national security, climate change, urban planning, human health, and food security, with environmental justice and equity in mind.

Click here to view the 2021 AERC Briefing Program

Moderated by:

  • Dr. William Pitt, AERC President


  • Dr. Mark Elliott, Associate Professor in Environmental Engineering, University of Alabama
    Wastewater Management Challenges in the Rural Alabama Black Belt: Conditions and a Path Forward
  • Dr. Paula Mabee, Chief Scientist and Observatory Director, National Ecological Observatory Network (NEON), Battelle
    The NSF National Ecological Observatory Network Enables the Ecosystem Big Picture
  • Dr. Sarah Hobbie, Distinguished McKnight University Professor, Department of Ecology, Evolution and Behavior, University of Minnesota
    Integrating diverse data to address environmental injustices in cities

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