SSI GIS Day: "Climate Justicescape: Mapping Social-Ecological-Technological Vulnerability to Climate Change"

Wednesday, November 17 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm

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Hancock Foundation Building (AHF), B57J
3616 Trousdale Parkway, Los Angeles, CA 90089

Speaker: Chingwen Cheng, P.h.D., PLA, LEED AP Program Head and Associate Professor of Landscape Architechure, Urban Design and Environmental Design, The Design School, Arizona State University

Climate change has aggravated extreme hazard events such as floods, droughts, extreme heat, and fires that threaten livelihood of communities, especially for vulnerable populations. Climate Justicescape applies an integrated social-ecological-technological systems vulnerability assessment framework to identify vulnerable communities to climatechange impacts. Climate Justicescape has implications in policy-making for prioritizing resources in investing green infrastructure and Nature-based Solutions to address climate justice and enhance community resilience.

Event Type

Lecture / Talk / Workshop


Students, Alumni, Faculty/Staff


University Park Campus


oos, Sustainability



Spatial Sciences Institute
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