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Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) is the largest DOE multi-research facility in the US and is located in Oak Ridge, TN. One of the signature strengths of ORNL is Computational Science and Engineering and the Geographic Information Science and Technology (GIST) group contributes to that strength as part of the Computer Sciences and Engineering Division (CSED) within the Computer Sciences Directorate. The GIST group is at the forefront of High Resolution Population and Social Dynamics research and development resulting in innovative products such as LandScan Global (population distribution at 30 arc seconds) and now LandScan HD (population distribution at 3 arc seconds). Other research capabilities within the group include Critical Infrastructure Modeling, Energy Assurance, High Performance Geocomputation and Visualization, Emergency Preparedness and Response, Earth Science Informatics, and Climate Change Impacts.

The GIST group is an interdisciplinary group ranging of approximately 50 researchers (staff and students) and over the summer, the number of students increases anywhere from 15 to 25. As for Purdue graduates within the group, there are three staff and two interns at this time and Purdue students regularly participate in our summer internships programs.

Start Date

11-2014

Document Type

Presentation

Keywords

population, infrastructure, energy, transportation, emergency response, national security, climate, data management

Session List

presentation

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Acknowledgment:

Prepared by Oak Ridge National Laboratory, P.O. Box 2008, Oak Ridge, Tennessee 37831-6285, managed by UT-Battelle, LLC for the United States Department of Energy under contract number: DEAC05-00OR22725.

Copyright:

This manuscript has been authored by employees of UT-Battelle, LLC, under contract DE-AC05-00OR22725 with the United States Department of Energy. Accordingly, the United States Government retains and the publisher, by accepting the article for publication, acknowledges that the United States Government retains a non-exclusive, paid-up, irrevocable, world-wide license to publish or reproduce the published form of this manuscript, or allow others to do so, for United States Government purposes.

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GIScience Driven R&D: Interdisciplinary GIST Group at Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) is the largest DOE multi-research facility in the US and is located in Oak Ridge, TN. One of the signature strengths of ORNL is Computational Science and Engineering and the Geographic Information Science and Technology (GIST) group contributes to that strength as part of the Computer Sciences and Engineering Division (CSED) within the Computer Sciences Directorate. The GIST group is at the forefront of High Resolution Population and Social Dynamics research and development resulting in innovative products such as LandScan Global (population distribution at 30 arc seconds) and now LandScan HD (population distribution at 3 arc seconds). Other research capabilities within the group include Critical Infrastructure Modeling, Energy Assurance, High Performance Geocomputation and Visualization, Emergency Preparedness and Response, Earth Science Informatics, and Climate Change Impacts.

The GIST group is an interdisciplinary group ranging of approximately 50 researchers (staff and students) and over the summer, the number of students increases anywhere from 15 to 25. As for Purdue graduates within the group, there are three staff and two interns at this time and Purdue students regularly participate in our summer internships programs.