Discovery Park Undergraduate Research Internship Program

"Creating an Online Adaptive Management framework for watershed management teams"

About the Project

Project Time & Type:
Fall 2015 - DURI
Research area(s):
Environmental science
Project Description:
The project must design an online system with a map to track decisions by watershed managers, and must provide an adaptive response to their efforts to meet water pollution goals.
Expected Student Contributions:
The intern will invesitgate online decision tools that utilize databases and a map-based interface, the goal is to design and provide an intuitive interface that guides users through a process that can last several years, technology will be javascript, python, and a database, and maybe JAVA to build a connector.
Related Website(s):
https://engineering.purdue.edu/mapserve/ldctest/STEPL/
Desired Qualifications:
Computer Science or ECE or environmental engineering student with typical junior-level courses, should have some programming or database experience.
Estimated Weekly Hours:
6
Department awards independent research credits for this project?
No

Professor in Charge

Name:
Theller, Lawrence
Deptartment/College:
agricultural and biological engineering

Student Supervisor

Name:
Larry Theller
Title:
G. Info. Systems analyst

Cooperating Faculty

Name:
Larry Biehl
Deptartment/College:
ITAP