Researchers and Visiting Faculty
Konstantin Kremenetsi is a researcher in the field of biogeography. He works with Glen MacDonald in the Paleobiology Lab.
(UCLA Ph.D Geography (2006) USP - Brazil M.Sc. Atmospheric Sciences (2000) B.Sc. Atmospheric Sciences (1998) ) Subfield: Climate dynamics / Climate modeling - Impact of high-spatial resolution modeling on the predictability of regional climate. Interannual variability of precipitation in South America. The role of land surface/atmosphere interaction processes in the climate.
(Ph.D. 2010, UCLA; M.A. 2003, Arizona State University; B.A. 2000, Arizona State University) Subfield: Cultural geography, urban geography, geography of religion. Research Interests: cultural geography of suburbia and postsuburbia, transnational evangelical networks, social and spatial theory.
Guangzhou Academy of Social Sciences, China
University of Nantes, France
Mr. Kang Yang is a Ph.D. candidate at Nanjing University in Jiangsu, China. He holds a Visiting Graduate Researcher appointment at UCLA Department of Geography where he conducts research with UCLA faculty sponsor, Professor Laurence Smith. His research interests are in remote sensing and GIS, and their applications in climate change research. Mr. Yang is currently working with satellite imagery over rivers and the Greenland ice sheet. He will present his research at the American Geophysical Union meeting in San Francisco in December 2012.