USC spatial scientist John Wilson discusses the benefits of more trees in the urban core, the differences between Beverly Hills and Boyle Heights, and how trees will shape L.A.’s future.
John Wilson is working to improve the well-being of Angelenos through two USC Dornsife Public Exchange projects. [5 min read]
University scientists, working with the city of Los Angeles, have developed a plan to grow an urban forest in communities vulnerable to heat waves and air pollution. [2 min read]
From earthquake safety to community health, USC Dornsife research is shaping Los Angeles life, policy and design.
Spatial sciences enables us to see and understand our world in new ways, whether through the lens of the past, the present or the future.
USC Dornsife researchers say mass-produced dwellings and home expansion have reduced residential green cover as much as 55 percent.
Analyzing location-based data from Los Angeles’ GeoHub allows the researchers to visualize where violent crimes are concentrated in the city and how data can drive solutions.
Administered by USC Dornsife and USC Viterbi, the degree uses engineering, computer science, math and spatial sciences principles to prepare its graduates to solve today’s information challenges.
A new interdisciplinary doctoral program launched by the Spatial Sciences Institute jointly with the Department of Sociology and Keck School of Medicine of USC Department of Preventive Medicine addresses modern health-care challenges.