Land Change Analysis at AAG

Friday, April 7, 2017 -
9:00am to 4:00pm
AAG, Room Beacon B, 3rd Floor, Sheraton Hotel, Boston

Clark University’s Professor Pontius will offer his workshop entitled LAND CHANGE ANALYSIS at the 2017 AAG meeting on April 7th from 9am to 4pm in Room Beacon B on the Third Floor of the Sheraton Hotel in Boson. This workshop includes lectures, discussion and hands-on training concerning GIS-based measurement and simulation of land change. Concepts include: quantity difference, allocation difference, calibration, extrapolation, validation, total operating characteristic and Intensity Analysis (https://sites.google.com/site/intensityanalysis/). Typical participants range from graduate students to experienced GIS professionals. Prior experience with GIS is not necessary. Participants should bring their computers on which they have loaded free materials from www.clarku.edu/~rpontius. Participants are entitled to a 50% discount on a general, academic, or student license of TerrSet (www.clarklabs.org). AAG charges each participant $40 for this workshop. Clark University Professor Robert Gilmore Pontius Jr has presented this workshop dozens of times in 16 countries (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h-wcuY9zmF4&feature=youtu.be).