Megan Skrip

May 5, 2022

Congrats to Our May 2022 Graduates!

This semester, we celebrate the NC State graduation of 58 members of the Center for Geospatial Analytics community. Congratulations to all of our doctoral, professional master’s and graduate certificate students on their success!

May 5, 2022

Leveraging GIS Know-How for Custom Problem-Solving

During the Spring 2022 semester, our graduating professional master’s students worked with industry, government and nonprofit partners to apply their knowledge and skills to pressing geospatial challenges.

Apr 20, 2022

New USDA-Funded Research Will Leverage Big Data and Machine Learning to Forecast Spread of Agricultural Pests

New research led by Center director Ross Meentemeyer and research scholar Chris Jones will address data gaps that have previously hindered the accuracy of, and rapid updates to, pest spread forecasts.

Apr 6, 2022

Celebrating Our Community: Third Annual CGA Awards

At our Awards Banquet on March 31, the Center for Geospatial Analytics honored students, faculty and staff for their achievements and presented the CGA Awards.

Apr 4, 2022

Rachel Porter Is NC State’s 2022 Esri Innovation Program Student of the Year

NC State joined a select group of universities worldwide when it became part of the Esri Innovation Program in 2017. Congratulations to our 2022 EIP Student of the Year: Fall 2021 MGIST graduate Rachel Porter!

Feb 10, 2022

Observing Landslide Events from Multi-Satellite Sensors

Geospatial Analytics Ph.D. student Raja Das is advancing the use of satellite imagery and machine learning to map the impacts of landslides and flooding, comparing the utility of different spatial resolutions and algorithms.

Feb 9, 2022

Future Fire Use and Wildland Urban Interface Communities in Western North Carolina

Geospatial Analytics Ph.D. student Kate Jones is working with land managers to develop scenarios of future prescribed fire management and predict the effect of different strategies on the distribution of downwind smoke through space and time.

Jan 20, 2022

Efficiently Monitoring Small Farms from Space

Geospatial Analytics Ph.D. student Izzi Hinks developed an approach to optimally augment publicly available satellite imagery with high-resolution commercial data to track crop development on small farms.

Jan 7, 2022

2021 Year in Review

What were our most popular news stories from 2021? Check out the top ten news blog posts from the Center for Geospatial Analytics.

Jan 6, 2022

KABOOM! Launches Playspace Mapping Program in Colorado

New research co-led by Assoc. Director Aaron Hipp will evaluate the locations and quality of playspaces to address racial and economic gaps in access to quality spaces for play.