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.
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.
In the Battle Against a Spreading Forest Disease, Strategy Matters
Predicting and controlling the spread of disease requires the right geospatial tools. At a recent gathering of the Oregon Sudden Oak Death Task Force, over thirty representatives of government, academia, nonprofit groups and the timber industry experimented with two Center for Geospatial Analytics technologies that can help them do just that.
Introducing the Center for Geospatial Analytics’ Strategic Research Areas
Researchers at the Center for Geospatial Analytics harness geospatial data to push the boundaries of data science, make new discoveries and solve problems. Our five signature research frontiers define how we transform data into knowledge and results.
Celebrating Our Community
At its first Awards Banquet on October 26, the Center for Geospatial Analytics honored students, faculty and staff for their achievements and presented five new CGA Awards.
First Official Stable Version of Tangible Landscape Software Released
Developers at the Center for Geospatial Analytics have announced the first stable release of Tangible Landscape, the center’s signature open source system for hands-on geospatial modeling: Tangible Landscape 1.0.0.
“I Use Geospatial Analytics To…” Part II
Curious about what our newest Geospatial Analytics Ph.D. students work on for their dissertations? Check out how they and their advisors use geospatial analytics to impact a range of fields.
Putting Human Experience on the Map
Garrett Millar has a bachelor’s degree in Psychology from NC State and will graduate in May from the Geospatial Analytics Ph.D. program. Using data from wearable sensors, he creates interactive visualizations that explore the spatial side of stress.
Amazon Rainforest Fires: Everything You Need to Know
As thousands of fires burn across the Brazilian Amazon, NC State researchers including remote sensing scientist Faculty Fellow Josh Gray have answers to your questions.
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.