New Publications

Sep 28, 2020

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.

Sep 16, 2020

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.

Jan 10, 2020

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.

Jul 19, 2018

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.

Jul 17, 2018

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.

May 14, 2018

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.

Apr 12, 2018

Using Virtual Reality to Plot Urban Green Spaces

Research with VR goggles gives landscape designers fresh insight on how green landscapes refresh city residents.

Mar 27, 2018

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.

Oct 26, 2017

What Motivates College Students to Play Pokémon Go?

Playing Pokémon Go gets students moving, including those who aren't gamers. Public health experts at the Center for Geospatial Analytics say that's a good thing.

Oct 13, 2017

Walkable Neighborhoods Linked With More Active Older Adults 

Center postdoctoral scholar Oriol Marquet and faculty fellow Aaron Hipp explore ways to build neighborhoods where older adults can stay active and age in place.