Faculty and Staff

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 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 11, 2019

Meentemeyer Named Goodnight Distinguished Professor of Geospatial Analytics

Dr. Ross K. Meentemeyer, Director of the Center for Geospatial Analytics, has been appointed the Goodnight Distinguished Professor of Geospatial Analytics, recognizing his extraordinary work and commitment to advancing the field of geospatial analytics.

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.

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

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.

Sep 6, 2019

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.

Sep 5, 2019

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.

Jul 22, 2019

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.