Wing Cheung

Using Public Participation GIS to Better Understand Local Flood Risk Perceptions

Knowing where flooding is likely to occur is key for preparedness, but who knows best about the location of floodwaters? New research from the Social Ecology Team explores this question using public participation GIS data collected in a 2014 door-to-door survey of Newport Beach residents. As part of this survey, residents were asked to… Read More

FloodRISE Scholars Share New Research at Conference

Research Associate Jochen Schubert and Graduate Student Researcher Wing Cheung took the conversation about flood hazards to an international audience with presentations at the Association of American Geographers (AAG) Annual Meeting in San Francisco. Dr. Schubert’s talk made the case that maps can play an important role in supporting decision-making processes associated with adaptation… Read More

Knowledge Café Showcases New Graduate Student Research

FloodRISE Graduate Student Researchers Wing Cheung (Planning, Policy, and Design) and Adam Luke (Civil and Environmental Engineering) presented new thinking about the spatial dynamics of flooding at a recent Knowledge Café. Wing shared updates from a paper he is preparing with Co-PI Doug Houston, which examines how various socioeconomic, demographic, and geographic factors influence… Read More

December 2nd, 2014|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , |

FloodRISE Team Explore GIS Innovations at ESRI User Conference

FloodRISE team members Wing Cheung and Jochen Schubert joined 16,000 attendees at ESRI’s annual User Conference in San Diego, California from July 14-18, 2014. Hosted by the developer of one of the most widely used GIS software packages, ArcGIS, the conference enables users to share their latest developments in their area of GIS. Several… Read More

July 14th, 2014|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , |