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Human-Environment Interactions in Ecuador: Linking Geographical methods, Citizen Science and Environmental Monitoring

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Organizers: Carlos Mena
Chairs: Carlos Mena

Description

This session describes the effort of Ecuadorian geographers to analyze socio-environmental issues in different regions of Ecuador. The session is designed to showcase different projects developed using geographical methods, including GIS and remote sensing, but also meaningful participation of local communities. This session will cover thematic areas, such as environmental justice, community-based monitoring, climate change, and infectious diseases.


Agenda

Type Details Minutes Start Time
Presenter Patricia Martinez*, Universidad San Francisco De Quito, Carlos F. Mena, Instituto de Geografía, Universidad San Francisco de Quito, Carolina Sampedro, Instituto de Geografía, Universidad San Francisco de Quito, Relationship between natural risks, poverty and crime. Agent-based crime model: Esmeraldas – Ecuador case study 15 12:00 AM
Presenter Carolina Sampedro*, Instituto de Geografia, Universidad San Francisco de Quito, Carlos Mena, Instituto de Geografia, Universidad San Francisco de Quito, Homero Paltán, Instituto de Geografia, Universidad San Francisco de Quito, Lorena Benítez, Instituto de Geografia, Universidad San Francisco de Quito, Marilú Valverde, INIAP, Galápagos, Ecuador, Threats of climate change to food security in Small Oceanic Islands: a modeling case in the Galapagos Islands 15 12:00 AM
Presenter Lorena Benitez*, , Carlos F. Mena, Instituto de Geografía, Universidad San Francisco de Quito, Patricia Martínez, Instituto de Geografía, Universidad San Francisco de Quito, Carolina Sampedro, Instituto de Geografía, Universidad San Francisco de Quito, Mapping Secondary Cities, using a citizen science approach: study case Esmeraldas-Ecuador 15 12:00 AM
Presenter Luis Vasco*, Instituto de Geografía, Universidad San Francisco de Quito, Carlos Mena, Instituto de Geografía, Universidad San Francisco de Quito, William Pan, Global Health Institute, Duke University, Community-based Surveillance System for Malaria: Linking technology, indigenous collective organization, entomology and spatially explicit models 15 12:00 AM
Presenter David Toscano*, Instituto de Geografía, Universidad San Francisco de Quito, Carlos Mena, Instituto de Geografía, Universidad San Francisco de Quito, Community based monitoring approach in the North Ecuadorian Amazon: using ICTs to enhance local capacity. 15 12:00 AM

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