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Geo-specialist to focus on geophotography in environmental talk

On Friday, Sept. 7 Alfred University Geographic Information Systems (GIS) specialist Justin Grigg will be presenting “Geophotography and the ENVS (environmental studies) Space Program.” The lecture will take place from 12:20 to 1:10 p.m. in the Roon Lecture Hall (Room 247) of the Alfred University Science Center.

This lecture will be the first in this year’s Environmental Studies Speakers Series. All are welcome to attend and refreshments will be served.

Grigg received his bachelor of arts degree in English Literature from Trinity College. He then continued his education and earned his master of landscape architecture degree with concentrations in landscape architecture, regional planning, and GIS from Harvard University.

Grigg is a recipient of the Alfred University Spirit of Service Award. He was certified as a GIS professional by the GIS Certification Institute in 2008.

The Environmental Studies Seminar series at Alfred University is held every Friday during the fall semester when the University is in session.

Sponsored by the Division of Environmental Studies within Alfred University’s School of Liberal Arts and Sciences, the series brings a range of speakers to the campus, including scientists, activists, and policy-makers, with the mission to better understand our environment and what we can do better to sustain our world.