Dangermond Travel Award Recipients


Jack and Laura Dangermond Fund Award Recipients

The following are recipients of the Dangermond Travel Scholarship Award
There have been many recipients over the years and we now have two sections, one for 2016 and the
2005-2015 award recipients.
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DangermondTravel Awards
SUMMER / FALL 2017
Conference Dates NamePurpose/Destination Paper/Talk
July 31-Aug 3, 2017Currier, KittyParticipatory Mapping/GIS 2017
Cal Poly San Luis Obispo
San Luis Obispo, CA
“Web-based participatory mapping for tourism planning in Bali, Indonesia”
July 10-14, 2017Gao, Song2017 Esri International User Conference
San Diego, CA
“Extracting Urban Functional Regions from Points of Interest and Human Activities on Location-based Social Networks”
July 2-7, 2017Gao, Song28th International Cartographic Conference
Washington DC
“Quantifying the Attractiveness of Destinations for Modeling Travel Patterns Using Location-Based Social Media Data”
July 2-7, 2017Zhang, Yuchen28th International Cartographic Conference
Washington DC
"Identifying Geographic Features through Map Interpretation: A Case Study of Craters Using
June 14-17, 2017 O’Neal, BlaireAFHVS/ASFS Annual Meeting
Occidental College, Los Angeles, CA
“Urban Agriculture and Gentrification: How Gardeners are Transforming Urban Neighborhoods”
May 11-12, 2017Baez, CarlosWorkshop on Analyzing Movement and Mobility within Geographic Context
Columbus, OH
“Inferring the characteristics of taxi and Uber users/trips with event data”
April 5-9, 2017Blakeley, SarahAAG 2017 International Meeting
Boston, MA
”Rainfall Variability in West Africa”
April 5-9, 2017Feng, XinAAG 2017 International Meeting
Boston, MA
“Heterogeneous Voronoi diagram”
April 5-9, 2017Gengchen, MaiAAG 2017 International Meeting
Boston, MA
”ADCN: An Anisotropic Density-Based Clustering Algorithm for Discovering Spatial Point Patterns with Noise”
April 5-9, 2017Ju, YitingAAG 2017 International Meeting
Boston, MA
“Things and Strings: Improving Place Name Disambiguation from Short Texts”
April 5-9, 2017Marter-Kenyon, JessicaiAAG 2017 International Meeting
Boston, MA
“Planned Population Resettlement in an Era of Global Environmental Change”
April 5-9, 2017Mwenda, KevinAAG 2017 International Meeting
Boston, MA
“Forest Dynamics and landscape ecology metrics in Old Providence Island, Colombia 2005-2015”
April 5-9, 2017Ramos, RafaelAAG 2017 International Meeting
Boston, MA
“Is finer better? On the Limits of Crime Data Aggregation”
April 5-9, 2017Suarez, MarcelaAAG 2017 International Meeting
Boston, MA
“Using spatio-temporal data to enrich thematic clustering of Twitter reports of extreme weather events”
April 5-9, 2017Vahedi, BehzadAAG 2017 International Meeting
Boston, MA
“Revisiting the Notion of ‘Continuous Fields’
April 5-9, 2017Xu, JingAAG 2017 International Meeting
Boston, MA
“Detection of Nighttime Street Lighting”
April 5-9, 2017 Yan, BoAAG 2017 International Meeting
Boston, MA
“Beyond Coordinates: Incorporating Geographic Knowledge into Geocoding Services Using Linked Open Data”
April 5-9, 2017Zhu, RuiAAG 2017 International Meeting
Boston, MA
“From the Geo-dipole to the Geo-multipole: A Framework of Applying Multiple-Point (Geo)Statistics for Geographic Field Analysis”
March 22-31Regalia, BlakeGhent University, BelgiumKnowledge Representation on Web-Scale group of Data Science Lab
March 7-9, 2017Mwenda, KevinAfrica Health Agenda International Conference (AHAIC) Nairobi, Kenya "Fine-Scale Spatial Modelling of Child Undernutrition in Kenya"
Jan 22-26, 2017Wetherley, ErinAmerican Meteorological Society Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA“Quantifying Urban Composition at Multiple Scales using Airborne Spectroscopic Imagery”
Jan 8-12, 2017Davis, AdamTransportation Research Board 96th Annual Meeting Washington, D.C"Exploring Social Media Data for Travel Demand Analysis: Comparison of Twitter, Household Travel Survey, and Synthetic Population Data in California "
SUMMER / FALL 2016
Conference Dates NamePurpose/Destination Paper/Talk
Nov 19-23, 2016Ju, Yiting20th Int'l Conference on Knowledge Engineering and Knowledge Management
Bologna, Italy
“Things and Strings: Improving Place Name Disambiguation from Short Texts by Combining Entity Co-Occurrence with Topic Modeling"
September 27-30, 2016GAO, SongGIScience 2016, Montreal, Canada full paper: “Moon Landing or Safari? A Study of Systematic Errors and their Causes in Geographic Linked Data”; oral presentation: “Where to Meet: A Context-Based Geoprocessing Framework to Find Optimal Spatiotemporal Interaction Corridor for Multiple Moving Objects”; short paper: “Identifying Local Spatiotemporal Autocorrelation Patterns of Taxi Pick-ups and Drop-offs”
September 27-30, 2016 YAN, BoGIScience 2016, Montreal, Canada “A Data-Driven Approach for Detecting and Quantifying Modeling Biases in Geo-Ontologies by Using a Discrepancy Index” and “Which Kobani? A Case Study on the Role of Spatial Statistics and Semantics for Co-reference Resolution Across Gazetteers”
September 27-30, 2016REGALIA, BlakeGIScience 2016, Montreal, Canada "Moon Landing or Safari? A Study of Systematic Errors and their Causes in Geographic Linked Data"
September 5-9, 2016MAI, Gengchen12th Reasoning Web Seminar, Aberdeen, Scotland“A Linked Data Driven Visual Interface for the Multi-Perspective Exploration of Data across Repositories”
December 12-16, 2016CHEN, Helen2016 American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting,
San Francisco, CA
“Linkages between rainfall regimes and storage-discharge relations under climate variability in coastal California watersheds”
December 12-16, 2016SHIVERS, Sara2016 American Geophysical Union Fall meeting, San Francisco, CA“Comparing Column Water Vapor Retrievals from AVIRIS imagery and their Uncertainties over Varying Surfaces”
September 27-30, 2016LAFIA, SaraGIScience 2016, Montreal, Canada “Exploring the Notion of Spatial Data Lenses”
December 12-16, 2016HEIDINGER, Haline2016 American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting,
San Francisco, CA
“The Influence of the Madden-Julian Oscillation (MJO) on Extreme Rainfall Over The Central and Southern Peruvian Andes”
September 27-30, 2016ZHU, RuiGIScience 2016, Montreal, CanadaPaper 1: “Which Kobani? A Case Study on the Role of Spatial Statistics and Semantics for Coreference Resolution Across Gazetteers” Paper 2: Identifying Local Spatiotemporal Autocorrelation Patterns of Taxi Pick-ups and Drop-offs. Paper 3: Moon landing or safari? a study of systematic errors and their causes in geographic Linked Data”
September 27-30, 2016HERVEY, ThomasGIScience 2016, Montreal, Canada“Deriving Locational Reference through Implicit Information retrieval”
September 14-16, 2016,YE, HaiyunAutoCarto 2016, Albuquerque, NM“Spatial, Temporal, and Thematic Structure of VGI in Social
Media Following Different Catastrophic Events”
September 25-28, 2016BINGHAM, NinaGeological Society of America Annual Meeting, Denver, CO“Stable vs. Evolving Hillslopes: Setting the Geomorphic Stage for Interpreting Soils”
December 12-16, 2016ZILLI, Marcia2016 American Geophysical Union Fall meeting, San Francisco, CA“Decadal variability of the position and strength of the South Atlantic Convergence Zone and its relationship to precipitation variability and extremes over Southeastern Brazil”
December 12-16, 2016WETHERLEY, Erin2016 American Geophysical Union Fall meeting, San Francisco, CA“Quantifying urban vegetation type fractions using signal unmixing with airborne spectroscopic imagery”
December 12-16, 2016GAMELIN, Brandi2016 American Geophysical Union Fall meeting, San Francisco, CA“Deep Convective Events Influence Ozone Variability in Southeast South America”
December 12-16, 2016BLAKELEY, Sari2016 American Geophysical Union Fall meeting, San Francisco, CA“Using CHIRPS Rainfall Dataset to detect rainfall trends in West Africa”
December 12-16, 2016MILLER, David2016 American Geophysical Union Fall meeting, San Francisco, CA“Estimating Urban Gross Primary Productivity at High Spatial Resolution”
September 22-23, 2016ERVIN, DanielFrench Institute for Demographic Studies (INED) International Young Researchers’ Conference , Paris, France“Exploring the Relationship between International Migration Processes and Land Use/ Land Cover Change in Mexico from 2000 to 2010”
September 29-30, 2016ERVIN, DanielEuropean Association of Geographers’ Annual Meeting, Malaga, Spain“Understanding Risk Perceptions for Climate Change in Vulnerable Pacific Island Communities”
November 9-12, 2016XIN, FengNorth American Regional Science Council, Minneapolis, MN“Heterogeneous space facility siting in order to maximize coverage”
September 27-30, 2016MAI, GengchenGIScience 2016, Montreal, Canada“Moon Landing or Safari? A Study of Systematic Errors and their Causes in Geographic Linked Data”
September 27-30, 2016VAHEDI, BhezadGIScience 2016, Montreal, Canada“Exploring the Notion of Spatial Data Lenses”
October 17-21, 2016REGALIA, BlakeInternational Semantic Web Conference, Kobe, Japan“Designing a Map Legend Ontology for Searching Map Content”
October 31-November 3, 2016MAI, Gengchen24th ACM SIGPATIAL,
San Francisco, CA
“ADCN: An Anisotropic Density-Based Clustering Algorithm”
October 31-November 3, 2016GAO, Song24th ACM SIGSPATIAL,
San Francisco, CA
“Employing Spatial Analysis in Indoor Positioning and Tracking Using Wi-Fi Access Points” and “ADCN: An Anisotropic Density-Based Clustering Algorithm”
October 31-November 3, 2016HERVEY, Thomas24th ACM SIGSPATIAL,
San Francisco, CA
“Extracting Spatial Information from Social Media in Support of Agricultural Management Decisions”
December 12-16, 2016DEFIGUEREIDO RIBEIRO, Fernanda 2016 American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting,
San Francisco, CA

“High Spatial Resolution Mapping of the Cerrado’s Land Cover and Land Use Types in the Priority Area for Conservation Chapada da Contagem, Brazil”
December 12-16, 2016ANTUNES, Gabriel2016 American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting,
San Francisco, CA
“Using Google Earth Engind to Apply Spectral Mixture Analysis Over Landsat 5TM and Modis Imagery to Map Fire Scars in Alto Teles Pires River Basin, Mato Grosso State, Brazil”
November 7-9, 2016JOHNSON, Mike9th Annual HAZUS User Conference,
Charleston, SC
"OPERA - Operational Platform for Emergency Response"
SPRING 2016
Conference
Dates
Name Purpose/Destination Paper/Talk
March 29-April 2, 2016ERVIN, DanielAAG Annual Meeting; March 29-April 2, 2016; San Francisco, CA“International Migration, economic environmental, and sociodemographic factors correspond with forest cover change in Mexico from 2000-2010”
March 29-April 2, 2016TUHOLSKE, CascadeAAG Annual Meeting; March 29-April 2, 2016; San Francisco, CA“The Effects of Tourism on Land Cover and Land Use Change in Roatán, Honduras”
March 29-April 2, 2016ROMERO, RafaelAAG Annual Meeting; March 29-April 2, 2016; San Francisco, CA“Exploring the spatial-temporal relations between burglary and socioeconomic factors using GIS”
March 29-April 2, 2016SALAP-AYCA, SedaAAG Annual Meeting; March 29-April 2, 2016; San Francisco, CA“Investigating the Effects of Neighborhood Schemes on Local Multi-Criteria Evaluation”
March 29-April 2, 2016LAFIA, SaraAAG Annual Meeting; March 29-April 2, 2016; San Francisco, CA“People and Places: Resource Discovery in a Library Context”
March 29-April 2, 2016HU, YingjieAAG Annual Meeting; March 29-April 2, 2016; San Francisco, CA“Task-oriented information value measurement based on
space-time prisms”
March 29-April 2, 2016ZHU, RuiAAG Annual Meeting; March 29-April 2, 2016; San Francisco, CA“Gazetteer Place Matching using Spatial Analysis”
March 29-April 2, 2016GAO, SongAAG Annual Meeting; March 29-April 2, 2016; San Francisco, CA“Employing Spatial Analysis in Indoor Positioning and Tracking Using Wi-Fi Access Points.”
May 29-June 2, 2016REGALIA, BlakeESWC 2016 Extended Semantic Web Conference, Anissaras, Crete, Greece“VOLT: A Provenance­Producing, Transparent SPARQL Proxy for the On­Demand Computation of Linked Data and its Application to Spatiotemporally Dependent Data”
March 29-April 2, 2016MAI, GengchenAAG Annual Meeting; March 29-April 2, 2016; San Francisco, CA“Tea Plantation Expansion in Hangzhou, China: Process, Related factors & Ecological Effect”
March 29-April 2, 2016McBRIDE, ElizabethAAG Annual Meeting; March 29-April 2, 2016; San Francisco, CA“Spatial Transferability Using Synthetic Population Generation Methods”
March 29-April 2, 2016JU, YitingAAG Annual Meeting; March 29-April 2, 2016; San Francisco, CA“Ontology Design Pattern of Spatiotemporal Scope: From an Application to Life Cycle Assessment”
March 29-April 2, 2016DAVIS, AdamAAG Annual Meeting; March 29-April 2, 2016; San Francisco, CA“Modeling Quantifiable Place Attitudes”
March 29-April 2, 2016YE, HaiyunAAG Annual Meeting; March 29-April 2, 2016; San Francisco, CA“Spatiotemporal Analysis of Social Media Response After a Flood Event”
March 29-April 2, 2016YAN, BoAAG Annual Meeting; March 29-April 2, 2016; San Francisco, CA“Geo-ontology Quality Evaluation and Difference Measurement”
July 5-8, 2016CROOK, StephenGI Forum, Salzburg, Austria, July 5-8, 2016“An Agent Based Model for Exploring Wolf Recolonization in Austria”
March 29-April 2, 2016SUAREZ, MarcelaAAG Annual Meeting; March 29-April 2, 2016; San Francisco, CA“Spatiotemporal Analysis of Social Media Response After a Flood Event”
March 29-April 2, 2016CHEN, MingquanAAG Annual Meeting; March 29-April 2, 2016; San Francisco, CA“Reconstructing Fire Severity and Post­Fire Recovery in a Southern California Watershed Using Hyperspectral Imagery and LiDAR”
March 29-April 2, 2016PHILLIPS, DanielAAG Annual Meeting; March 29-April 2, 2016; San Francisco, CA“Cognition, Visualization, and User Issues III”
April 29-May 1, 2016HARRIS, SarahCalifornia Geographical Society Annual
Conference, San Jose, CA, April 29-May 1, 2016
“Backwards trajectory analysis of southern California atmospheric rivers”
March 29-April 2, 2016SEIDL, DaraAAG Annual Meeting; March 29-April 2, 2016; San Francisco, CA“Privacy and False Identification Risk in Geomasking Techniques”
May 21-26, 2016FRAZIER, HeatherSociety for Freshwater Science 2016 Annual Meeting, Sacramento, CA May 21-26, 2016“Ecosystem Metabolism Response to Urban Development in Coastal California Streams”
March 29-April 2, 2016LEE, Jae HyunAAG Annual Meeting; March 29-April 2, 2016; San Francisco, CA“Activity Space Estimation with Longitudinal Observations of Social Media Data”
March 29-April 2, 2016FENG, XinAAG Annual Meeting; March 29-April 2, 2016; San Francisco, CA“Spatial analytics for enhancing street light coverage of public spaces”
June 14-17, 2016VAHEDI, BehzadAGILE International Conference on GIS, June 14-17, 2016, in Helsinki, Finland "Question-Based Spatial Computing - A Case Study"
July 17-23, 2016ZHU, Rui12th Semantic Web Summer School (SSSW '16), July 17-23, 2016, in Bertinoro, Italy"Spatial Signatures for Geographic Feature Types: Examining Gazetteer Ontologies using Spatial Statistics"
WINTER 2016
Conference Dates NamePurpose/Destination Paper/Talk
January 10-14. 2016HARRIS, SarahAmerican Meteorology Society Annual Meeting, January 10-14, 2016. New Orleans, LA“Investigating Atmospheric Rivers Affecting Southern California”
January 10-14, 2016LEE, Jae-HyunThe 95th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, January 10-14, 2016, Washington, D.C.1) “Activity Space Estimation with Longitudinal Observations of Social Media Data”; 2) “Comparing the Origin-Destination Matrices from Travel Demand Model and Social Media Data”; 3) “Taking Place Attitudes into Travel Behavior Research”; 4) “Behavioral micro-dynamics of car ownership and travel in the Seattle metropolitan region from 1989 to 2002”
March 29 - April 2, 2016MWENDA, KevinAAG 2016, March 29 - April 2, 2016; San Francisco, CA“Modelling woody vegetation cover change in Boyaca, Colombia, using OLS, GWR and Random Forests”
January 10-14, 2016DAVIS, AdamThe 95th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, January 10-14, 2016, Washington, D.C.“Taking Place Attitudes into Travel Behavior Research”
March 29 - April 2, 2016MEERDINK, SusanAAG 2016, March 29 - April 2, 2016; San Francisco, CA“Differentiating California plant species across seasons using airborne VSWIR and TIR imagery”
February 14-17, 2016NIBLETT, TimWestern Regional Science Association, February 14-17, 2016 Hilton Waikoloa Village, HI“TRANSMax II: an extended model for transit route optimization”
January 10-14, 2016McBRIDE, ElizabethThe 95th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, January 10-14, 2016, Washington, D.C.“Behavioral Microdynamics of Car Ownership and Travel in the Seattle Metropolitan Region from 1989 to 2002”