Mapping a Dynamic Planet

Jun 7, 2021

Observing Long-Term Annual Land Surface Phenology at Medium Spatial Resolution

Geospatial Analytics Ph.D. student Xiaojie Gao has developed a new approach to track landscape-scale changes in plant life cycles using Bayesian methods and 30-m-resolution Landsat imagery.

Jun 3, 2021

Researchers Design Simulation Tool to Predict Disease, Pest Spread

A team led by Research Scholar Chris Jones developed a computer simulation tool called PoPS to predict pest and disease attacks on crops or forests, and to test when and where to apply pesticides or other management strategies to contain them.

May 17, 2021

GIS Problem-Solving Through Service Learning

During the Spring 2021 semester, our graduating professional master’s students applied their knowledge and skills in community partnerships that supported affordable housing, pollution prevention, local planning and more.

May 4, 2021

Josh Randall Awarded Energy Data Analytics Ph.D. Fellowship

Ph.D. student Josh Randall was recently named one of seven 2021 fellows by the Duke University Energy Initiative. His fellowship research will apply spatial analysis to support equitable energy access.

Apr 2, 2021

Alex Reinwald Is NC State’s 2021 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 2021 EIP Student of the Year: Fall 2020 MGIST graduate Alex Reinwald!

Mar 24, 2021

Forestry Student Overcomes Challenges to Shine as Research Assistant

Forestry and Environmental Resources senior Norman Urbanek is a shining example of how hard work, despite the struggles facing many students in today’s pandemic, pays off. His research with Faculty Fellow Jennifer Richmond-Bryant is exploring spatial patterns in air pollution and environmental justice.

Mar 17, 2021

Out of This World: The Future of Satellite Imagery

After successfully defending her Geospatial Analytics Ph.D. earlier in March, Megan Coffer served as an expert panelist for a POLITICO discussion on the privacy implications of increasingly high-resolution imagery.

Feb 8, 2021

New IARPA-Funded Research Will Improve Accuracy and Efficiency of Analyzing Geospatial Imagery Across Large Scales

Faculty Fellow Josh Gray is leading NC State’s effort in a multi-university, multi-company research project using machine learning to process big data and detect landscape change.

Dec 2, 2020

GIS Service Learning for Public Health, Racial Justice and More

During the Fall 2020 semester, our nine graduating professional master’s students applied their knowledge and skills to help community partners advance racial justice, combat pollution, curb the spread of tuberculosis and more.

Nov 11, 2020

Noise and Light Pollution Impact Songbird Reproduction

A new study co-authored by Faculty Fellow Jelena Vukomanovic used national Nestwatch data for 142 species to reveal the impacts of noise and light pollution on nesting birds.