CASA Projects

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Covid-19 in Mexico

This ongoing project examines the cumulative deaths and cumulative confirmed cases by municipio during the first year of the pandemic.  This is a collaboration with Dr. Oscar Hernández Lara from the Instituto de Investigaciones Sociales, Universidad Autónoma de Baja California and Dr. Kevin Butler from ESRI.

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Food Access in Stanislaus County, CA 

Food security is the ability for all people to have the food they need to live a healthy and active life. This project, under construction, focuses on food access, which is the way in which such food is acquired. Food access can be evaluated geographically and economically for people living in urban areas (Williams, 2002). 

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Project Orca

This Service Learning project focuses at variables contributing to the health of the Southern Resident Killer Whales in the Pacific Northwest. Students in the Advanced GIS course worked with Wild Orca to develop outreach materials that will contribute to public education and research for Wild Orca.

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Racial Restrictive Covenant in Modesto 

This 2020 project permits the viewers to explore Modesto's racial historical geography as printed on the landscape. The viewers can access open-source information available to visualize the Racial Restrictive Covenants of Modesto that were enforced during various decades.