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Dec 14, 2023

Congrats to Our December 2023 Graduates!

This semester, we celebrate the NC State graduation of 38 members of the Center for Geospatial Analytics community. Congratulations to all of our doctoral, professional master’s and graduate certificate students on their success!

Dec 14, 2023

The Varied Real-World Impacts of Experiential Learning

During the Fall 2023 semester, our graduating professional master’s students worked with industry, government and nonprofit partners to apply their knowledge and skills to pressing geospatial challenges.

Dec 12, 2023

Fall 2023 Geospatial Forum Rewind

During the Fall 2023 Geospatial Forum series, guest speakers discussed topics ranging from climate change and earthquakes to youth mental health and GIS in the news; two interactive studios also taught our community about cartography in journalism and cloud computing with Google Earth Engine and geemap.

Close-up of Xiaojie Gao.

Dec 6, 2023

Graduating Student Spotlight: Xiaojie Gao

Gao will graduate in December 2023 with a Ph.D. in Geospatial Analytics. He is currently employed as a post-doctoral research fellow at Harvard University.

Verónica Andreo - College of Natural Resources at NC State University

Dec 1, 2023

How Open Science Can Both Advance and Hinder Equity in Research

The new US government definition of open science emphasizes “fostering collaborations, reproducibility, and equity.” The monetary cost of open-access publishing and the underrecognized effort of open-source development, however, can disadvantage underprivileged scientists.

Nov 16, 2023

What Is Open Science? An Intro, Common Misconceptions and Advice

Learn from one of the Center for Geospatial Analytics' experts about the six components of open science, the importance of open licenses, how a scientist might think a research product is open when it’s not, and the need to budget for open science.

Nov 14, 2023

Center Researchers to Support Small Business Natrx on $1M NSF-Funded Project

Integrating GRASS GIS will advance Natrx’s Resilience for Waterfront Infrastructure (REWIRE) platform, which measures the economic value of carbon stock in coastal wetlands.

Kelsey Mills

Nov 9, 2023

Kelsey Mills ’21 Awarded Governor’s Award for Excellence

Mills, a research technician in the lab of Faculty Fellow Gustavo Machado, graduated in 2021 with her MGIST degree from our Center.

Traffic light sign under water

Nov 7, 2023

New Model Adds Human Reactions to Flood Risk Assessment

By taking human adaptation into account, a new version of the FUTURES land change model offers a more realistic assessment of flood risk.

Oct 26, 2023

MGIST Students Accelerate Their Geospatial Careers via Hands-On Learning

Leading GIS company Esri recently spotlighted the Center's professional master's program for its partnership with over 200 organizations to create experiential learning opportunities for students.