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June 2022

colorful computer simulation of pathogen spread across a landscape

Jun 22, 2022

Undergrad Position Available for Biological Invasions Research

The Landscape Dynamics group at the Center for Geospatial Analytics is recruiting an NC State University undergraduate to assist with ongoing biological invasions research. Applications are due July 26, 2022. 

a red pushpin in a paper map

Jun 20, 2022

The Future of Geospatial Analytics

In this series, Rob Dunn invites leaders in several fields of study to predict the future to understand how to best steer their fields towards the most fruitful outcomes. 

gordon-chaffin - Center for Geospatial Analytics at NC State University

Jun 13, 2022

Study: People Are Most Physically Active When Their Environments are Both Highly Walkable and Very Green

New research used wearable sensors and satellite data to identify how a person's environment affects their level of daily exercise. 

Insect - Center for Geospatial Analytics at NC State University

Jun 8, 2022

Forecasting the Arrival of an Insect Pest

Invasive agricultural pests are a big problem, and the first step to preventing or minimizing their damage is determining whether an area is environmentally suitable for invasion. Predicting *when* a pest is likely to arrive, though, is just as important as anticipating *where*... 

The invasive insect, the spotted lanternfly.

Jun 8, 2022

Invasive Insect that Kills Grapes Could Reach California Wine Region by 2027

An NC State study predicts the spotted lanternfly has a low probability of first reaching the grape-producing counties of California by 2027, and a high probability by 2033. 

PoPS - Center for Geospatial Analytics at NC State University

Jun 8, 2022

Pest or Pathogen Spread (PoPS) Model 2.0.0 Released

Developers at the Center for Geospatial Analytics have released the newest official version of the Center's signature open source system for forecasting the spread of insect pests and disease and for testing control strategies: PoPS 2.0.