Connecting to Communities
We connect Community, the Environment, and our Classes
Here are some of the projects from ENVI 270 Geographic Information Systems for Spring 2013.
Jon Wright Potential for development of urban agriculture in Roanoke, Virginia (client project for the Roanoke Valley Regional Authority)
Carrie Carson An interactive database of community supported agriculture in Virginia (client project)
Paul Brosnan Evaluation of a proposed site for wetland reconstruction in Williamsburg, Virginia (client project for an environmental consulting firm)
Alaina Cassioppo Healthy living index for Roanoke (client project for Dr. Liz Holbrook)
Brian Mangold Impacts of the Roanoke Greenway on biodiversity
Will Fabrie Renewable energy potential in Virginia
Kim Johnson The "Garden City"? Urban green space in Valparaiso, Chile
Aaron Brisley Environmental threats to coral reefs: a case study of La Isla Espiritu Santos (client project for Dr. Dar Jorgensen)
Carter Chumley Development pressure and urbanization impacts on the Appalachian Trail
Steve Belknap Historical changes in water use on the Colorado River
Alejandro Ramos Development of an interactive database for cataloging fish specimens (client project for Dr. Steve Powers)
Abbey Davis Population pressure and biodiversity loss: hotspot analysis
Roanoke College students hope the results of a green roofs study would reduce rainwater runoff at some of downtown Roanoke's buildings and save energy costs for the city.