Megan Skrip

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.

Dec 17, 2019

Congrats to Our December 2019 Graduates!

At December graduation, 45 members of the Center for Geospatial Analytics community will be recognized for completing their graduate programs.

Dec 17, 2019

Partnerships in Geospatial Problem-Solving

During their final semester, each master’s student in Geospatial Information Science and Technology completes a service-learning capstone project, working directly with a community or industry partner to solve a geospatial problem. This season, we celebrate the work of our December graduates.

Dec 17, 2019

UAVs and Christmas Trees: New Research to Help NC Growers Benefit From Drone Technology

A new partnership between NC State’s Christmas Tree Extension Team and Center for Geospatial Analytics will test how unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs, or drones) can help NC Christmas tree growers more efficiently monitor tree size and health.

Dec 16, 2019

Multiple New Research Positions in Spatial Data Science Now Accepting Applications

Multiple new positions for postdoctoral scholars, research scientists and Ph.D. students are available at the Center for Geospatial Analytics to work on a variety of funded team-science projects. Review of applications will begin January 20.

Dec 5, 2019

Custom Geospatial Tool Helps National Park Service Better Predict Fire Risk on Florida’s River of Grass

In the Everglades’ vast wetlands, fire spread depends on water levels. A custom geospatial tool created at the Center for Geospatial Analytics is helping the National Park Service quickly and easily map water levels––and better manage fires––across south Florida.

Nov 26, 2019

Meet Anna Petrasova and Vaclav Petras, Geospatial Research Software Engineers

As geospatial research software engineers, Anna Petrasova and Vaclav Petras are expanding the capabilities of Tangible Landscape and other geospatial technologies at the Center for Geospatial Analytics, with a focus on open science and open source.