Dr. Shenyue Jia studies how satellite data and crowdsourced data can be applied to track the cascading effects of climate change in semi-arid and arid ecosystems and how they affect people who live in these areas. She is also interested in reimagining Geographic Information Science (GIS) education and equipping students with abilities to get their questions related to space answered by captivating maps and geospatial analytical methods beyond using traditional GIS software. She completed her Ph.D. in Geography from the University of California, Los Angeles. She also holds an M.S. in Cartography and Geographic Information Science from Nanjing University, China and a B.S. in Geographic Information Systems from Nanjing Normal University, China.
- Ph.D., Geography, University of California, Los Angeles, 2016.
- M.S., Cartography & GIS, Nanjing University, 2011
- B.S., GIS, Nanjing Normal University, 2008