Stories From 2019

Sep 17, 2019

Special Geospatial Forum to Explore Social Justice and Sustainability

On October 3, 2019, North Carolina State University will host renowned critical urban planning and environmental social science scholar and author Julian Agyeman to present his work at the intersection of social justice and sustainability, followed by a geospatial panel discussion.

Sep 17, 2019

Center Welcomes Newest Member of Geospatial Analytics Cluster

The Center for Geospatial Analytics is proud to welcome remote sensing scientist Mirela Tulbure as the newest member of the Chancellor’s Faculty Excellence Program’s Geospatial Analytics faculty cluster! Mirela joins the center as a new faculty fellow and member of the steering committee.

Sep 6, 2019

Local Teachers Train to Enhance Lessons with Geospatial Tools

The center's highly successful extracurricular program for high school students––GAPS (Geospatial Applications for Problem Solving)––expanded in Summer 2019 to offer its first workshop for teachers.

Sep 5, 2019

New NASA-Funded Research Will Address Food Security and Climate Adaptation

New research led by faculty fellow Josh Gray will combine innovative approaches in remote sensing and on-the-ground interviews with farmers to help guide agricultural adaptation to climate change.

Jul 30, 2019

The Art of Storytelling, with Geospatial Data

Geospatial Analytics Ph.D. student Nikki Inglis combines a background in journalism and geospatial science to tell important stories with big data. Her recent work reveals trends in wildland fire on National Park Service lands in Florida.

Jul 22, 2019

Where Fire is a Treatment, GIS Helps Prescribe It

Maps have always been essential to managing fires on public lands. New geospatial technologies go beyond paper maps to help federal agencies like the National Park Service treat and restore fire-dependent landscapes.

Jul 15, 2019

A New Way to Help Stop Insect Pests in Their Tracks

The spotted lanternfly is one of many invasive insect pests causing economic and ecological damage in the US. A new geospatial decision-support tool developed at NC State is helping managers to curb their spread.

Jun 17, 2019

Meet DELTA Faculty Fellow Stacy Supak

With hundreds of eager students under her guidance each semester, DELTA Faculty Fellow Stacy Supak plays an important role on campus. She makes the most of it by teaching with technology. Hear how she's ushering in new tools and techniques to help students think spatially.

May 22, 2019

Shenandoah National Park Announces Launch of Interactive Map “Exploring Shenandoah National Park History – One Tract at a Time”

Discover historic photos, letters, land records and stories related to Shenandoah National Park––all in a newly launched web mapping application created by Center for Geospatial Analytics researchers and students.

May 20, 2019

Can a Hands-on Model Help Forest Stakeholders Fight Tree Disease?

Participants don't need coding or software expertise to use Tangible Landscape, a 3D model that allows them to try out different approaches for stopping sudden oak death, which has killed millions of trees.