Six! Immersive Sessions at AAG

We are organizing a mini conference on immersive experiences and technologies at AAG 2019, Washington, DC. The initial program includes 6 paper sessions, which are listed below.

Wednesday afternoon, April 3, 2019 (tentative)

Immersive I: Multimodal visualization for Smart Cities – Urban data as Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality and multidimensional visualizations

Immersive II: Immersive Technologies for Natural Hazards and Climate Change Communication

Immersive III: Eclectic Topics I – Immersive Experiences and Technologies

Thursday afternoon, April 4, 2019 (tentative)

Immersive IV: Spatial Cognition in Virtual Environments – Opportunities through Immersive Technologies

Immersive V: Digital Socialities- Immersive Technologies and Experiences

Immersive VI: Eclectic Topics II – Immersive Experiences and Technologies

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US Forest Service funds research on immersive technologies for decision making

The US Forest service will fund research on: Evaluating the potential of virtual reality immersive experiences for improving natural resource decision making in fire prone forested ecosystems

A joint proposal with Eric Knapp (USFS), Alan Taylor (Penn State), and Alexander Klippel (Penn State).

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Grad students pass milestones!

Jiawei Huang has passed both her proposal defense and her comprehensive exam! Congratulations!

Mahda Bagher has passed her qualifying exam! Congratulations!

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ChoroPhronesis featured in Wall Street Journal

Our work on virtual field trips is featured in an article by the Wall Street Journal

(happy to share the article if you have problems accessing it)

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Three abstracts accepted for presentation at AGU’s Fall Meeting 2018

Three abstracts presented at AGU’s Fall Meeting 2018

Klippel*, A., Zhao, J., Wallgrün, J. O., Oprean, D., Stubbs, C., Jackson, K. L., & LaFemina, P. C. (2018). The Value of Being There: Toward a Science of Immersive Virtual Field Trips [abstract]. In: Fall Meeting of American Geophysical Union (AGU); 2018 Dec 10–14; Washington, DC. Abstract nr ED54B-07.

Wallgrün*, J. O., Masrur, A., Taylor, A., Knapp, E. & Klippel, A. (2018). Environmental Decision Making with Immersive Technology: The Case Study of Wildfire Management in the Ishi Wilderness [abstract]. In: Fall Meeting of American Geophysical Union (AGU); 2018 Dec 10–14; Washington, DC. Abstract nr IN53B-08.

Zhao*, J., Wallgrün, J. O., LaFemina, P. C., DiBiase, R. A., Carr, J. C. & Klippel, A. (2018). Toward a Universal Workbench for Visualization and Quantitative Exploration of Earth Science Data in Immersive Virtual Reality [abstract]. In: Fall Meeting of American Geophysical Union (AGU); 2018 Dec 10–14; Washington, DC. Abstract nr IN53B-04.

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