The University of Maryland Center for Geospatial Information Science had a strong presence at the American Association of Geographers Annual Meeting, held virtually from April 7 to April 11, 2021.
Presentations included (in scheduled session order):
- Guimin Zhu, Ph.D. student, Center for Geospatial Information Science, presented the paper titled, “Geospatial analysis of human mobility during the COVID-19 pandemic spread in Florida.”
- Zhiyue (Luna) Xia, Ph.D. candidate, Center for Geospatial Information Science, presented the paper titled “Learning spatiotemporal patterns of drug-related crimes in a major metropolitan area using a random forest model.”
- Jeff Sauer, Ph.D. candidate, presented the paper titled, “A spatio-temporal Bayesian model to estimate spatial patterns of risk for drug-involved emergency department visits in the greater Baltimore-Maryland region.”
- Yao Li, Ph.D. student, presented the paper titled, “Understanding the population risk from malaria using human mobility.”