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Handbook of Spatial Analysis in the Social Sciences is Published

The brand new Handbook of Spatial Analysis in the Social Sciences, edited by COGS Director Serge Rey and Rachel Franklin is published in November. The handbook includes chapters from Director Rey and Associate Director Eli Knaap, as well as several COGS affiliates including Ran Wei, Levi Wolf, Dani Arribas-Bel, Wei Kang, and many more

New Study Classifies the Entire Planet’s Ecosystems for the First Time
A global cross-disciplinary team of scientists, including Janet Franklin, San Diego State University biogeographer and National Academy of Sciences member, led by University of New South Wales, Sydney researchers, has developed the first comprehensive classification of the world’s ecosystems across land, rivers, wetlands, and seas.
COGS Honors the Late Arthur Getis at NARSC 2022

In a special session honoring SDSU’s renowned Professor of Geography Art Getis, COGS researchers will present a new paper based on one of Getis’s most famous contributions to the field: the $G_i$ statistic.

Dr Santiago Velazco and colleagues win 2022 GBIF Ebbe Nielsen Challenge prize for their R package bcd
COGS Affiliate Dr Santiago Velazco and his colleagues are 2022 GBIF Ebbe Nielsen Challenge prize winners for their R package bcd – a toolkit for standardizing, integrating and cleaning biodiversity data.
Introducing flexsdm, our new, flexible and comprehensive R package for species distribution modeling
COGS Affiliate Dr Santiago Velazco was lead author on a paper about flexsdm, our new, flexible and comprehensive R package for species distribution modeling! The paper is open access, just follow the link.
The Center for Open Geographical Science Opens its Doors

Congratulations to Professors Sergio Rey and Janet Franklin, who join SDSU as Director of COGS and Campanile Endowed Chair, respectively.