“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.
Center Welcomes Newest Member of Geospatial Analytics Cluster
The Center for Geospatial Analytics is proud to welcome remote sensing scientist Mirela Tulbure as the newest member of the Chancellor’s Faculty Excellence Program’s Geospatial Analytics faculty cluster! Mirela joins the center as a new faculty fellow and member of the steering committee.
Local Teachers Train to Enhance Lessons with Geospatial Tools
The center's highly successful extracurricular program for high school students––GAPS (Geospatial Applications for Problem Solving)––expanded in Summer 2019 to offer its first workshop for teachers.
New NASA-Funded Research Will Address Food Security and Climate Adaptation
New research led by faculty fellow Josh Gray will combine innovative approaches in remote sensing and on-the-ground interviews with farmers to help guide agricultural adaptation to climate change.
The Art of Storytelling, with Geospatial Data
Geospatial Analytics Ph.D. student Nikki Inglis combines a background in journalism and geospatial science to tell important stories with big data. Her recent work reveals trends in wildland fire on National Park Service lands in Florida.
Where Fire is a Treatment, GIS Helps Prescribe It
Maps have always been essential to managing fires on public lands. New geospatial technologies go beyond paper maps to help federal agencies like the National Park Service treat and restore fire-dependent landscapes.
A New Way to Help Stop Insect Pests in Their Tracks
The spotted lanternfly is one of many invasive insect pests causing economic and ecological damage in the US. A new geospatial decision-support tool developed at NC State is helping managers to curb their spread.