Ariel Walcutt

Ariel Walcutt
AidData Summer Fellow

Ariel Walcutt is graduating from Clark University with a M.S. degree in Geographic Information Science for Development and Environment. Her research projects include studying land cover change in Tanzania, examining the relationship between coal industry activity and lung cancer in Appalachia, and classifying forest species using LiDAR and hyperspectral imagery in British Columbia. Ariel will be working in Thailand with SERVIR-Mekong, a joint initiative between USAID and NASA, where she will utilize GIS and Remote Sensing applications to examine environmental issues and their relation to development practices.