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RCHSS - Geography & Anthropology

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Faculty Sponsor Name

Uli Ingram

Abstract (300 words maximum)

The objective of this project is to find the best location for a future U.S. embassy in the city of Buenos Aires, Argentina. There are several research parameters on the new location. These parameters include proximity to other foreign missions, public transportation, and government offices or environmental hazards such as flood plains, among other important factors. The analysis will be done using ArcGIS software and geocoding to find suitable locations that fit the criteria and locations that should be avoided. The results show the best locations in Buenos Aires that fit the important criteria needed for a new U.S. embassy.

Disciplines

Geographic Information Sciences | Spatial Science

Project Type

Oral Presentation (15-min time slots)

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Best Locations in Buenos Aires for a New U.S. Embassy

The objective of this project is to find the best location for a future U.S. embassy in the city of Buenos Aires, Argentina. There are several research parameters on the new location. These parameters include proximity to other foreign missions, public transportation, and government offices or environmental hazards such as flood plains, among other important factors. The analysis will be done using ArcGIS software and geocoding to find suitable locations that fit the criteria and locations that should be avoided. The results show the best locations in Buenos Aires that fit the important criteria needed for a new U.S. embassy.

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