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Clark Labs - Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs

Clark Labs

a research center within the Graduate School of

Geography at Clark University, located in

Worcester Massachusetts

Worcester

Boston


Clark Labs

closely associated with the Graduate School of

Geography and the graduate program of the

Department for International Development,

Community and Environment, with goals to:

1. provide access to geospatial

technology to as broad a

group as possible, and

2. develop geospatial tools to

address the needs of effective

and responsible decision

making for environmental

management, sustainable

resource development and

equitable resource allocation.


Clark Labs

given these goals, our activities have

been primarily focused on four

areas:

• Software Development

• Analytical Research

• Applications Research

• Technology Transfer


Role of Academia in GIS

Development

• Rapid Development of GIS

• From Mapping to Modeling

• From Academia to

Commercial


Clark Labs in Africa

our activities have been primarily

focused on these same four areas:

• Software Development

• Analytical Research

• Applications Research

• Technology Transfer


Time Series Analysis

using Standardized Principal

Components


0

1

0.9

0.8

Standardized PCA July 1981- June

1997

Component 1

Component 2

Component 3

Component 4

0.7

0.6

0.5

0.4

0.3

0.2

0.1

Jul-81 Jul-82 Jul-83 Jul-84 Jul-85 Jul-86 Jul-87 Jul-88 Jul-89 Jul-90 Jul-91 Jul-92 Jul-93 Jul-94 Jul-95 Jul-96 Jul-97

0.6

0.4

0.2

0

-0.2

-0.4

-0.6

-0.8

Jul-81 Jul-82 Jul-83 Jul-84 Jul-85 Jul-86 Jul-87 Jul-88 Jul-89 Jul-90 Jul-91 Jul-92 Jul-93 Jul-94 Jul-95 Jul-96 Jul-97

0.6

0.4

0.2

0

-0.2

-0.4

-0.6

Jul-81 Jul-82 Jul-83 Jul-84 Jul-85 Jul-86 Jul-87 Jul-88 Jul-89 Jul-90 Jul-91 Jul-92 Jul-93 Jul-94 Jul-95 Jul-96 Jul-97

0.3

0.2

0.1

0

-0.1

-0.2

-0.3

-0.4

Jul-81 Jul-82 Jul-83 Jul-84 Jul-85 Jul-86 Jul-87 Jul-88 Jul-89 Jul-90 Jul-91 Jul-92 Jul-93 Jul-94 Jul-95 Jul-96 Jul-97


Malawi Environmental

Monitoring

Program


1997/8 Botswana Seasonal Prediction

Component 1

0.8

0.6

0.4

0.2

0

-0.2

-0.4

-0.6

-0.8

82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94 95 96 97

Component 2

0.8

0.6

0.4

0.2

Predicted

0

-0.2

-0.4

-0.6

-0.8

-1

82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94 95 96 97

Component 3

0.8

0.6

0.4

0.2

0

-0.2

-0.4

-0.6

-0.8

82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94 95 96 97

Actual

Component 4

0.5

0.4

0.3

0.2

0.1

0

-0.1

-0.2

-0.3

-0.4

-0.5

82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94 95 96 97


ENSO

Climate Teleconnection Early Warning

EOT 1

2.00

1.00

0.00

-1.00

82 84 86 88 90 92 94 96 98 00 02 04 06

AMO

EOT 2

1.20

0.80

0.40

0.00

-0.40

-0.80

-1.20

-1.60

82 84 86 88 90 92 94 96 98 00 02 04 06

PDO

EOT 6

1.20

0.80

0.40

0.00

-0.40

-0.80

-1.20

82 84 86 88 90 92 94 96 98 00 02 04 06


Outreach

IDRISI Resource

Centers

• Kenya

• Morocco

• Nigeria

• South Africa

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