Dan Trepal, HESAL Senior Research Associate recently won a 2019 Michigan Space Grant Consortium Award for his project entitled "Using Historical Spatial Data Infrastructures as a Tool for Hazard Assessment". His work is utilizing the Imagining London HGIS to predict accumulations of industrial pollutants over time in the post-industrial city of London, Ontario.
Dan also recently won a Doctoral Finishing Fellowship from Michigan Tech's Graduate School. Read more about his work here
Dan also was named the Department of Social Sciences 2018 Outstanding Graduate Teaching Award winner. This award recognizes graduate students who have exhibited outstanding dedication, instructional skills, received excellent evaluations from students and gained the respect of faculty in the department.
Michigan Tech's magazine Research comes out every spring and the Keweenaw Time Traveler team is thrilled to be included in the current issue! The article highlights some of the project's history, our future plans for design and visualization improvements, and our research goals about HGIS as a tool for community-driven heritage. To see the article, scroll down to the bottom of the "Research In Brief" section. Plus, they made a great short video. Check it out!
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