Stories From 2014

Dec 12, 2014

New NC State Chapter of the International Association of Society and Natural Resources Receives Competitive Science Communication Award

The newly formed NC State chapter of the International Association of Society and Natural Resources (IASNR) was awarded a competitive science communication grant to host a film screening and panel discussion on the effects of salinization to the natural and social […]

Dec 9, 2014

Enhanced Visual Depth Cues from 3D Visualization Technologies Do Not Affect Individuals’ Perceptions of Trail Degradation

New research from Jordan W. Smith (Center Faculty Fellow), Yu-Fai Leung, Erin Seekamp (Dept. of Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management) as well as grad students from across the College of Natural Resources, explores the value of 3D visualization technologies to […]

Dec 1, 2014

New Urban Growth Simulations Reveal Trade-Offs Between Alternative Conservation Planning Approaches

Land that is of great value for conservation can also be highly suitable for human use, resulting in competition between urban development and the protection of natural resources. New research by Center investigators demonstrates how simulating urbanization scenarios using FUTURES land […]

Nov 3, 2014

Reception to Honor Dr. Hugh Devine set for Friday, December 5, 2014

Longtime advocate of the geospatial sciences at NC State, Dr. Hugh Devine, will be retiring effective January 1, 2015, after 37 years of outstanding University service. A reception to honor Hugh and his contributions to the Center for Geospatial Analytics, […]

Sep 18, 2014

Geospatial Analytics Forum Featuring Dr. Markus Neteler Highlighted in Recent Article by MGIST Alumnus Jason Baker

Jason Baker‘s recent article, “Back to school with GRASS GIS,” posted September 18, 2014, at highlights the presentation given by Dr. Markus Neteler at the Center’s first Geospatial Analytics Forum of Fall 2014.  This is great exposure for our Center and […]

Sep 15, 2014

Open Source Geo Lab Team Delivers Sold Out Workshop at 10th FOSS4G Conference

The Center’s OSGeo lab team led by Vaclav Petras delivered a sold out workshop on “Spatio-temporal data handling and visualization in GRASS GIS” at the tenth annual FOSS4G Conference held in Portland OR, the global gathering focused on open source geospatial software. […]

Aug 17, 2014

Anna Petrasova and Vaclav Petras (MEAS and CGA Graduate Students) Elected as OSGeo Charter Members

Congratulations to Anna Petrasova and Vaclav Petras, graduate students with MEAS and the Center for Geospatial Analytics, for being recently elected as OSGeo charter members! The membership is a recognition of their substantial contributions to free and open source geospatial […]

Jul 10, 2014

“Remote Sensing” Textbook Co-authored by Center Faculty Khorram and Nelson Hits Top 25% Most Downloaded Springer eBooks of 2013

“Remote Sensing,” a SpringerBriefs in Space Development series publication (Springer Publishers 2012; ISBN 978-1-4614-3102-2) and textbook co-authored by Center for Geospatial Analytics Faculty Fellows Siamak Khorram and Stacy Nelson, along with Cynthia Van Der Wiele and Frank Koch, has hit […]

Jun 19, 2014

Visiting Scholar Adem Kurtipek Wins 1st Place in ESRI’s 2014 Storytelling with Maps Contest

Adem Kurtipek, visiting scholar from Turkey, won 1st Place with Best Travel and Destination Story Map in ESRI’s 2014 Storytelling with Maps Competition with the following site: Adem is a geospatial engineer with the General Directorate of Forestry in Kastamonu, Turkey, […]

Jun 5, 2014

Hugh Devine Receives the 2014 Cooperative Ecosystem Studies Unit (CESU) National Network Award

Dr. Hugh Devine was awarded the 2014 Cooperative Ecosystem Studies Unit (CESU) National Network Award on June 4, 2014. The prestigious CESU National Network Award is presented biannually to recognize individuals who have contributed substantially to the development, implementation, or accomplishments […]