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John Wilson

John Wilson

Professor, Department of Geography


GIS Laboratory
University of Southern California
3620 South Vermont Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90089-0255-0255


  • Director, GIS Laboratory
  • Professor, Department of Geography


Professor Wilson studies the development of new terrain analysis techniques; modeling of soil erosion, vegetation, and water quality processes and problems; modeling of spatial patterns of urban growth and habitat change and impact of land use change, urban growth, and conservation policies on these patterns; description of environmental and socio-economic characteristics and their impacts on selected health and quality of life outcomes; and the development of web-based map and gazetteer services for digital libraries and archives.

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