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DANTE at Climate Change, Human Migration, and Health Conference

 
 
 

The DANTE Project, Data Analytics and Tools for Ecosecurity, will be a featured poster presentation at the upcoming “Climate Change, Human Migration, and Health” conference May 20-21, 2019 at the University of Colorado Boulder.

Climate change is influencing human migration patterns while also impacting human health. Innovations in the integration of social and ecological data are essential to move forward these critical research frontiers, as well as to investigate other human dimensions of global environmental change. The conference will include speakers reviewing challenges and innovations in socio-ecological data integration, research panels, and a poster reception showcasing empirical examples.

Susana Adamo from Columbia University will present the DANTE poster, "An Open Community Platform for Environment and Security Research and Development." DANTE is a two-year research and development effort to provide an open-source software toolkit for systematic monitoring, forecasting and analysis of environmental stresses and their impacts on security outcomes. The initial focus for DANTE will address the role of environmental stressors in three key areas: international migration and refugee flows; internal migration and isolated populations; and conflict and political instability.

The DANTE Project is a partnership formed by ISciences, L.L.C., CIESIN at Columbia University, and CASE Consultants International, with generous support from the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC). For more information about DANTE, please visit https://www.dante-project.org/

The conference is supported and organized by the University of Colorado Population Center, the International Union for the Scientific Study of Population, and CU Boulder’s Institute of Behavioral Science, Grand Challenge and Earth Lab.