Tuning LEDs to Minimize Insect Attraction

Travis Longcore, Hannah L. Aldern, John F. Eggers, Steve Flores, Lesly Franco, Eric Hirshfield-Yamanishi, Laina N.Petrinec, Wilson A. Yan, André M. Barroso. 2015. Tuning the white light spectrum of light emitting diode lamps to reduce attraction of nocturnal arthropods. Philosophical Transactions B 370(1667)  DOI: 10.1098/rstb.2014.0125 Artificial lighting allows humans to be active at night, but has many unintended … Continue reading Tuning LEDs to Minimize Insect Attraction

New paper: Tuning LEDs to Minimize Insect Attraction

Longcore, T., Aldern, H. J. Eggers, S. Flores, L. Franco, E. Hirshfield-Yamanishi, L. Petrinec, W. Yan, and A. Barroso. 2015. Tuning the white light spectrum of LEDs to reduce attraction of nocturnal arthropods. Philosophical Transactions B doi: 10.1098/rstb.2014.0125. Artificial lighting allows humans to be active at night, but has many unintended consequences, including interference with ecological processes, disruption … Continue reading New paper: Tuning LEDs to Minimize Insect Attraction

MS Thesis: Mobile Health Data Provide Insight on Rural Health Diagnoses in Africa

Use of GIS for Analysis of Community Health Worker Patient Registries from Chongwe District, a Rural Low-Resource Setting, in Lusaka Province, Zambia Mine Metitiri Thesis Chair: Travis Longcore | Thesis Committee: Daniel Warshawsky, Darren Ruddell The growing accessibility of mobile phones in developing countries has led to increased innovation and utilization of handheld technology in managing health outcomes. Mobile health … Continue reading MS Thesis: Mobile Health Data Provide Insight on Rural Health Diagnoses in Africa

Spatial Scientist Brings New Tools to Classic Conservation Efforts in Baldwin Hills

A state-of-the-art environmental assessment of the Los Angeles Baldwin Hills is underway, led by Associate Professor Travis Longcore, research faculty with the USC Spatial Sciences Institute.  The 18-month project is a cooperative effort for the Baldwin Hills Conservancy and theBaldwin Hills Regional Conservation Authority, with technical support from the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles. Travis Longcore. Photo courtesy of Travis … Continue reading Spatial Scientist Brings New Tools to Classic Conservation Efforts in Baldwin Hills