CEPP Public Presentations & Discussion
Assessing Community Resilience for Policy- and Decision-Making: The Cattaraugus Creek Watershed and the Seneca Nation of Indians
As part of the collaborative activities of this year's CEPP Community Scholar-in-Residence Fellowship, a brief introductory lecture on community resilience is followed by student project presentations, illustrating how to use GIS and environmental management for assessing community resilience, followed by a panel discussion. The topics range from flood emergency management and hazardous waste management to evacuation routing and sustainable development.
- Introductory lecture on “Community Resilience,” Dr. Chris Renschler, UB Geography
- Student Project Presentations, with Q & A
- Discussants: Michael Gates, Director, Department of Emergency Management, Seneca Nation of Indians and 2013-14 CEPP Community Scholar-in-Residence; John Whitney, District Conservationist, US DDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS); and Dr. Chris Renschler, UB Geography