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Postdoctoral Fellowship – Geospatial Approaches to Planetary Urbanization

School of Natural Resources and Environment
The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA

The University of Michigan announces one post-doctoral research opportunity, beginning August 2016 and focusing on urban GIS broadly-conceived. The successful applicant will work on a project to develop a dynamic GIS-based approach to map urban-distal resource linkages or ‘teleconnections.’ Resource flows of particular interest include water, wood, and food. The postdoctoral researcher will work in the Urban Sustainability Research Group (http://urbansustainability.snre.umich.edu/) under the guidance of Joshua Newell (Assistant Professor).  Continue reading

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