Presenter: Gary Johnson, Jr.
Service Path Attribution Networks (SPANs): Spatially Quantifying Ecosystem Service Flows
Gary Johnson is a Ph.D. candidate in Computer Science at the University of Vermont. He currently works as a research assistant under Dr. Ferdinando Villa at the Gund Institute's Ecoinformatics Collaboratory, where he is one of the primary technical developers of the NSF-funded ARIES (ARtificial Intelligence for Ecosystem Services) project. Gary's current working thesis title is "Decision Support Systems for Modelling Ecosystem Service Tradeoffs under Uncertainty"
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