Lauren Andersen


M.A. Geography, Appalachian State University, 2018.

B.S. Geographic Information Systems, Appalachian State University, 2017.

B.S. Community and Regional Planning, Appalachian State University, 2017.

Course Taught

GHY / PLN 2812: Geospatial Technology in a Changing World

Research Interests

GIScience; Geovisualization; Mountain Geography; Natural Hazards; Vulnerability and Resilience; Natural Resources; Environmental Justice; Land Use Planning

Peer-Reviewed Publications

Andersen, L.M., M.M. Sugg. 2019. Geographic Multi-Criteria Evaluation and Validation: A Case Study of Wildfire Vulnerability in Western North Carolina, USA Following the 2016 Wildfires. International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction. DOI: 10.1016/j.ijdrr.2019.101123. (PDF)

Andersen, L.M., A.N. Bonevac, L.K. Thompson, K.E. Dempsey, E.D. Shay, and M.M. Sugg. 2019. Understanding Key-Informant Experiences and Perceptions of the 2016 Drought and Wildfires in Western North Carolina. Weather, Climate, and Society, 11(1): 229-241. DOI: 10.1175/WCAS-D-18-0061.1. (PDF)

Title: GIS Lab Supervisor & Adjunct Instructor
Department: Geography and Planning

Email address: Email me

Phone: (828) 262-6698

Office address
Rankin Science West 331


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