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November 2021

GIS Week: Geospatial Forum with Dr. Lauren Bennett and Ankita Bakshi (Esri)

November 18, 2021 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Jordan Hall 5103, 2800 Faucette Drive
Raleigh, NC 27695 United States

Come learn about some of the most widely adopted machine learning methods used for clustering of spatial data. This forum will illustrate how the algorithms work, how to interpret the results, and how and when to apply them.  We’ll go…

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GIS Week: Coffee & Viz

November 19, 2021 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Online, NC

Exploring Race and Place through Data: The W.E.B. Du Bois Visualization Exhibit In addition to his substantial contributions to sociology and civil rights activism, W.E.B. Du Bois was an early champion of using data to investigate and highlight the history…

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December 2021

MGIST Digital Symposium Fall 2021

December 9, 2021 - December 10, 2021

The Center for Geospatial Analytics is holding a virtual poster competition highlighting our graduating MGIST students' capstone projects. Members of the Center community can view and vote on their favorite poster anytime during the two-day event.

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Geospatial Analytics Dissertation Defense: Nicholas Kruskamp

December 17, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Dissertation Title: Mapping forest host species distributions and understanding their effects on forecasts of disease spread Co-Advisors: Dr. Ross Meentemeyer, Director of the Center for Geospatial Analytics and Goodnight Distinguished Professor of Geospatial Analytics; Dr. Josh Gray, Faculty Fellow and…

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January 2022

Geospatial Studio: An Introduction to Planet Labs, Small Satellites and Daily Imagery

January 20 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Presented by Austin Stone, Customer Success Manager for Education & Research at Planet Labs The space industry is undergoing a rapid transformation, one that allows us to see our world like never before. Planet Labs is a revolutionary satellite image…

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Geospatial Forum with Dr. Peter Ojiambo (NC State)

January 27 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Cucurbit downy mildew exhibits significant long distance dispersal within the continental United States. The disease is characterized by annual extinction and recolonization cycles that make it an excellent model system to understand and quantify epidemic expansion in both time and…

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February 2022

Geospatial Forum with Dr. Antonia Sebastian (UNC-Chapel Hill)

February 10 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Insured flood loss in Texas has risen rapidly since 1978, totaling nearly $16.4 billion USD by the end of 2021. These losses have been predominantly concentrated in coastal and urban areas where changes in extreme precipitation coupled with rapid population…

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Geospatial Forum with Dr. Brian Miller (USGS)

February 24 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Managing natural resources is fraught with uncertainty around how complex ecosystems will respond to management actions and a changing climate. A range of scientific tools can help grapple with different aspects of this challenge, but they are often used independently.…

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March 2022

Geospatial Forum with Dr. Leila Hashemi-Beni (NC A&T State Univ.)

March 24 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

The increasing volume and diversity of sources of geospatial data have created both opportunities and challenges for environmental management studies. Combining and extracting the information contained in these rich multisource data enable novel views and the development of a comprehensive…

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April 2022

Geospatial Forum with Dr. Zhe Zhu (Univ. of Connecticut)

April 7 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

The discipline of land change science has been evolving rapidly in the past decades. Remote sensing has played a major role in one of the most critical components of land change science, which includes observation, monitoring, and characterization of land…

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