IAS Environmental Studies and Environmental Science students acknowledged at conference

URISAJune 20, 2014 - IAS Environmental Science and Studies students William Jonsson and Haley Duke obtained second place in the Richard 'Dick' Thomas Memorial Student Presentation Competition at the Washington State Chapter of the Urban and Regional Information Systems Association (WAURISA) conference. Jonsson and Duke were mentored by IAS faculty members Santiago Lopez and Robert Turner. Their project was part of an ongoing collaboration with the Surface Water Management Department of the City of Bothell that sought to identify water accumulation areas and runoff within Bothell city limits. This project exemplifies UW Bothell’s ongoing partnership with the City of Bothell and provided recognition of GIS technology as vital for community development.