Research

My research interests include Geographic Information Science, geospatial technologies, Spatial Decision Support Systems, modelling and model integration, scenario analysis, Citizen Science and Big Data.

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Geo-Spatial Modelling Informing Policy

Project ID: 623436 Sponsor : EC Framework (FP7) Call: People – Marie Curie Actions: International Outgoing Fellowships for Career Development (FP7-PEOPLE-2013-IOF) Outgoing Host: National Center for Smart Growth Research, University of Maryland EU Host: School of Architecture, Planning and Environmental more »

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Objectives

The GeoSInPo project aims to achieve a thorough understanding of the dynamic processes involved in land use and transportation models, studying different approaches for their integration as well as coupling them with other relevant models (demographic, economic, water quality, health more »

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Background

Policy makers are facing challenges of managing complex urban and environmental systems influenced by global factors. These factors include population growth, migration, recession, climate change as well as actions by local actors such as parties or companies who direct the more »

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Innovation

The developed model coupling approach has been applied to couple various models, including transportation, land use, land cover, emissions and water quality models. The task was complicated since in spite of covering the same region all those models have been more »

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Applications

Baltimore-Washington Region The loose coupling approach was successfully applied for the Baltimore-Washington Region coupling five independently developed models: Simple Integrated Land Use Orchestrator (SILO), Maryland Statewide Transport Model (MSTM), Building Emission Model (BEM), Mobile Emission Model (MEM), Chesapeake Bay Land more »

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EcoArm2ERA

EcoArm2ERA – EU Cooperation Capacity Building of Center for Ecological-Noosphere Studies of National Academy of Sciences of Armenia: Towards Armenia’s integration into the ERA Sponsor : EC Framework (FP7) Start Date / End Date : 01-DEC-11 / 30-NOV-14 Website: http://www.ecoarm2era.eu more »

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Models

Baltimore-Washington Region Maryland Statewide Transportation Model (MSTM) The MSTM is an advanced trip-based model developed in 2008 by the Maryland State High-way Administration in conjunction with the Parsons Brinkerhoff. It was de-signed to estimate the impacts of transportation investments, changes more »

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Related Resources

Project PRESTO: Plan for Regional Sustainability Tomorrow The multi-year goal for this project implemented at the NCSG, is to develop, disseminate, and promote the implementation of a sustainable development strategy for the Baltimore-Washington region. The following areas of sustainability are more »

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