Megan Skrip

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.

Nov 25, 2019

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.

Nov 25, 2019

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.

Oct 30, 2019

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.

Oct 29, 2019

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.

Oct 9, 2019

“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.

Sep 24, 2019

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.

Sep 23, 2019

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.

Sep 17, 2019

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.