Ecologist: People Should Prepare for Landscapes to Change
In a new book, Faculty Fellow Rob Scheller describes how land managers and communities should expect landscape change and plan for it.
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.
Study Finds Spreading Ghost Forests on NC Coast May Contribute to Climate Change
A newly published study led by Research Associate Lindsey Smart reveals implications of the interplay between sea level rise, saltwater intrusion, ghost forests, and new tree plantings for the coastal carbon budget.
Colorado’s Famous Aspens Expected to Decline Due to Climate Change
Recent research by Geospatial Analytics Ph.D. student Nikki Inglis and Faculty Fellow Jelena Vukomanovic predicts quaking aspen trees, known for their brilliant foliage in fall, will visibly decline along three scenic drives in Colorado.
Making Spatial Sense of Public Webcams
Newly published research presents a new method to extract spatial information from public webcams and visualize foot traffic in cities. Its imagery won a first place honor in NC State's 2018 Envisioning Research contest.
Rapid Cloud Clearing Phenomenon Could Provide Another Piece of Climate Puzzle
Rapid and dramatic clearing of low cloud cover off the southwest coast of Africa described by Faculty Fellow Sandra Yuter could help climatologists understand how clouds affect Earth’s heating and cooling.
Second Edition of Tangible Modeling Book Released
Newly released this summer, the second edition of Tangible Modeling with Open Source GIS provides new tools for running powerful geospatial simulations with physical models and 3-D imagery.
Connecting Power and Place
New research by Faculty Fellow Bethany Cutts combines spatial analysis and interviews to help watershed planners better understand the social vulnerability of communities across time and space.
Using Virtual Reality to Plot Urban Green Spaces
Research with VR goggles gives landscape designers fresh insight on how green landscapes refresh city residents.
New Research Shows Water Use Impacted by the Shape of Our Cities
Georgina Sanchez, Ph.D. student in the Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources, is using geospatial analytics to understand water demand in the Southeast. Her latest findings: urban developments with simpler shapes use less water.