Geospatial Analytics Ph.D.

Feb 21, 2020

SECASC Researcher Spotlight – Katie McQuillan

Every year, the Southeast Climate Adaptation Science Center funds a multi-disciplinary cohort of Global Change Fellows. Catch up with 2019-2020 fellow and Geospatial Analytics Ph.D. student Katie McQuillan to learn more about her research into forest water dynamics.

Feb 13, 2020

Visual Analysis of Ship Data Using Omnisci Immerse

Geospatial Analytics Ph.D. student Umesh Gupta was invited to speak at Converge 2019, the inaugural conference organized by the company Omnisci, about his award-winning work mapping big data from ships.

Feb 12, 2020

Making Mapping and Modeling More Accessible

Geospatial Analytics Ph.D. student Nick Kruskamp won an Outstanding Student Presentation Award at the American Geophysical Union 2019 Fall Meeting. Learn more about his conference experience and how his host mapping research seeks to make data sharing more open.

Feb 3, 2020

Tracking Tiny Organisms Using Big Data

Geospatial Analytics Ph.D. student Megan Coffer has developed a first-of-its-kind workflow for processing data from commercial satellites, which will advance understanding of large-scale cyanobacterial blooms.

Jan 30, 2020

Remote Sensing and the Science of Sound

Does boat noise bother fish? Geospatial Analytics Ph.D. student Shannon Ricci is innovating the detection of small boats in satellite imagery to better understand the impacts of maritime traffic on underwater soundscapes.

Jan 15, 2020

Fall Colors and Climate Change: How Rising Temperatures Might Shift Colorado’s Season of Gold

Geospatial Analytics Ph.D. student Nikki Inglis is combining geospatial models to predict where aspen trees might grow––and provide stunning roadside views––over the next 100 years.

Dec 17, 2019

Congrats to Our December 2019 Graduates!

At December graduation, 45 members of the Center for Geospatial Analytics community will be recognized for completing their graduate programs.

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 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.