Stories From 2020

Feb 13, 2020

Visual Analysis of Ship Data Using Omnisci Immerse

Geospatial Analytics Ph.D. student Umesh Gupta was invited to speak at Converge 2019, the inaugural conference organized by the company Omnisci, about his award-winning work mapping big data from ships.

Feb 12, 2020

Making Mapping and Modeling More Accessible

Geospatial Analytics Ph.D. student Nick Kruskamp won an Outstanding Student Presentation Award at the American Geophysical Union 2019 Fall Meeting. Learn more about his conference experience and how his host mapping research seeks to make data sharing more open.

Feb 3, 2020

Tracking Tiny Organisms Using Big Data

Geospatial Analytics Ph.D. student Megan Coffer has developed a first-of-its-kind workflow for processing data from commercial satellites, which will advance understanding of large-scale cyanobacterial blooms.

Jan 30, 2020

Remote Sensing and the Science of Sound

Does boat noise bother fish? Geospatial Analytics Ph.D. student Shannon Ricci is innovating the detection of small boats in satellite imagery to better understand the impacts of maritime traffic on underwater soundscapes.

Jan 15, 2020

Fall Colors and Climate Change: How Rising Temperatures Might Shift Colorado’s Season of Gold

Geospatial Analytics Ph.D. student Nikki Inglis is combining geospatial models to predict where aspen trees might grow––and provide stunning roadside views––over the next 100 years.

Jan 14, 2020

Urban Growth Model FUTURES 2.0.0 Released

Developers at the Center for Geospatial Analytics have released the newest official version of the center’s signature open source software for modeling urban growth: FUTURES 2.0.0.

Jan 13, 2020

2019 Year in Review

At the Center for Geospatial Analytics, 2019 was a very busy year! Check out the top ten most popular news posts from 2019.

Jan 10, 2020

Making Spatial Sense of Public Webcams

Newly published research presents a new method to extract spatial information from public webcams and visualize foot traffic in cities. Its imagery won a first place honor in NC State's 2018 Envisioning Research contest.