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2014

Securing Human and Environmental Rights with PGIS

Securing Human and Environmental Rights with PGIS

Specht, DougConference paper

Association for Geographic Information, GeoCom, Warwick, UK, 2014

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Using PGIS and VGI to support Human Rights and Environmental Justice

Using PGIS and VGI to support Human Rights and Environmental Justice

Specht, DougConference paper

Esri UC, San Diego, USA, 2014

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About
Doug Specht is a Reader in Cultural Geography and Communication, a Chartered Geographer (CGeog. FRGS), and Assistant Head of School in the School of Media and Communication at the University of Westminster.

His research examines how knowledge is constructed and codified through digital and cartographic artefacts, focusing on development issues in Latin America and Sub-Saharan Africa, where he has carried out extensive fieldwork. He also writes and researches on pedagogy, and is author of the Media and Communications Student Study Guide.

He speaks and writes on topics of data ethics, development, education and mapping practices at conferences and invited lectures around the world. He is a member of the editorial board at Westminster Papers in Communication and Culture, and the journal Anthropocenes – Human, Inhuman, Posthuman. He is also Chair of the Environmental Network for Central America.