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Data & Methodological Challenges for the Geospatial Analysis of the COVID-19 Pandemic

Start / End Time: 8:00 AM / 9:30 AM (Mountain Standard Time)

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Data & Methodological Challenges for the Geospatial Analysis of the COVID-19 Pandemic

Type: Panel
Theme: Geographers Respond to COVID-19
Sponsor Groups: Health and Medical Geography Specialty Group, Asian Geography Specialty Group
Poster #:
Day: 4/10/2020
Start / End Time: 8:00 AM / 9:30 AM (Mountain Standard Time)
Room: Virtual Track 5
Organizers: Chetan Tiwari, Michael Glass, I-Chun Catherine Chang
Chairs: Chetan Tiwari


Geographers and spatial scientists can play a vital role in understanding COVID-19. However, current research is likely to be data driven due to the fluidity of the pandemic. This panel will discuss the data and methodological challenges that we currently face in spatially-explicitly studies of COVID-19.


Type Details Minutes
Panelist Mei-Po Kwan Chinese University of Hong Kong 12
Panelist Xun Shi Dartmouth College 12
Panelist Meifang Li Dartmouth College 12
Panelist Michael Desjardins Johns Hopkins University 12
Panelist Eric Delmelle University of North Carolina at Charlotte 12
Panelist Tzai-Hung Wen National Taiwan University 15

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