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Gargi Chaudhuri

Associate Professor
Geography And Earth Science
University of Wisconsin-La Crosse

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Specialty area(s)

GIS, Spatial Simulation Modeling, Land use and land cover change, Network Analysis, and Cartography.

Education

2007 - 2011: Ph.D in Geography, University of California Santa Barbara
2005 - 2007: M.Sc in Geography (Speciality: Cartography), University of Calcutta
2002 - 2005: B.Sc in Geography (Honors, Speciality: Cartography), University of Calcutta. Minor in Political Science and Economics

Career

Teaching history

University of Wisconsin La Crosse

  • GEO 102: Maps & Society
  • GEO 200: Conservation of Environment
  • ESC/GEO 305: GIS-I
  • GEO 309: Urban Geography
  • GEO 310: Transportation Geography
  • ESC/GEO 405: GIS-II
  • ESC/GEO 465: Scripting in GIS
  • GEO 401: Geography Capstone
  • SC/GEO 485: GIS-III

University of California Santa Barbara (Instructor/TA)

  • Geog 12: Maps and Mapping
  • Geog 126: Maps in Science and Society
  • Geog 128: Analytical and Computer Cartography
  • Geog 184: Cartographic Design and Geographic Visualization
  • Geog 210C: Statistical Methods in Geography
  • Geog 288KC/195KC: GIS Research

Professional history

  • 2018 – Present: Associate Professor, Dept. of Geography and Earth Science, University of Wisconsin La Crosse; Affiliated Faculty, Center of South Asia, University of Wisconsin
  • 2012 – 2018: Assistant Professor, Dept. of Geography and Earth Science, University of Wisconsin La Crosse; Affiliated Faculty, Center of South Asia, University of Wisconsin
  • 2011 – 2012: Postdoctoral Fellow, Resilience and Adaptive Management Group, Dept. of Biological Sciences, University of Alaska Anchorage
  • 2011: Instructor, Department of Geography, University of California Santa Barbara
  • 2010: Graduate Student Intern, Summer Intern, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Geographic Information Science and Technology Group, Computational Sciences and Engineering Division
  • 2009 – 2011: Graduate Research Assistant, Dept. of Geography, University of California Santa Barbara
  • 2007 – 2009: Teaching Assistant, Dept. of Geography, University of California Santa Barbara

Research and publishing

Kudos

published

Gargi Chaudhuri and Niti Mishra, both Geography & Earth Science, co-authored the article "Quantifying heterogeneous monsoonal melt on a debris-covered glacier in Nepal Himalaya using repeat uncrewed aerial system (UAS) photogrammetry" in Journal of Glaciology and was accepted for publication by Cambridge University Press. This article was written in collaboration with Evan S. Miles (Swiss Federal Institute for Forest, Snow, and Landscape Research WSL) and Kumar Mainali (University of Maryland). NM's research in Nepal is supported by a 2017-2018 Faculty Research Grant and support from the River Studies Center.

Submitted on: Aug. 25, 2021

 

presented

Gargi Chaudhuri, Geography & Earth Science, presented "Panel Discussion: Urban Planning and Resilience during the Global Pandemic " at American Association of Geographers Annual Meeting on April 9 online.

Submitted on: April 14, 2021

 

published

Gargi Chaudhuri, Geography & Earth Science, authored the article "Analyzing the dynamics of urbanization in Delhi National Capital Region in India using satellite image based time series analysis" in Environment and Planning B: Urban Analytics and City Science and was accepted for publication by Sage Journals. The the co-authors include Kumar Mainali, The Chesapeake Conservancy and Niti Mishra, Geography and Earth Science, UWL.

Submitted on: Mar. 4, 2021

 

awarded

Gargi Chaudhuri, Geography & Earth Science, received the award for 2020-2021 Research Infrastructure Program Grant from Wisconsin Space Grant Consortium. The grant was awarded for the project, “Detection of Aquatic Invasive Plants Using Deep Learning Based Semantic Segmentation Approach."

Submitted on: Mar. 4, 2021