dakota-baileyDakota Bailey

djbailey@syr.edu

Education

MA in Geography, In progress
Advisor: Jane Read

B.S. in Geography (focus in GIS & Remote Sensing),
B.S. in Environmental Science, and minor in Chemistry from SUNY Oneonta


Research Interests

GIS/geospatial technologies, physical geography

Biography

My educational background: B.S. in Geography (focus in GIS & Remote Sensing), B.S. in Environmental Science, and minor in Chemistry from SUNY Oneonta. Brief Bio: I am from Kingston, NY the original capital of NYS. At my undergraduate institution I fell in love with Geography and Environmental Science, due to their interdisciplinary nature. There I gained experience through a variety courses such as Airborne Remote Sensing (UAVs), Mapping in the Geosciences, Atmospheric Remote Sensing, Disaster Geography, etc. I gained a unique perspective through my experience with Disaster Geography by visiting New Orleans, LA; we learned the physical processes of destruction and recovery, as well as, the social aspects. An independent study on the Urban Heat Island Effect in New Orleans, LA (pre- & post- Hurricane Katrina) helped to shape some of my current research interests. Research Interests: I am interested in using geospatial and remote sensing tools and techniques to learn more about the world around us. Specifically, I am interested mitigation of the Urban Heat Island Effect, its impacts on inland vs coastal urban areas, impacts in flood vs. Non-flood conditions, and at varying altitudes and latitudes. Another research interest of mine is in impacts due to the disruption of the thermohaline circulation of the world's oceans. What local impacts may be, and those more abroad are intriguing.

Publications

Bailey, D.J., Baumann, P.R. An Urban Heat Island Under Flood Conditions