New Research

Apr 28, 2017

Getting in Touch with the Designer in All of Us

Payam Tabrizian is a landscape architect and Ph.D. student in Design, but he firmly believes that designing landscapes shouldn’t be limited to the professionals. His research bridges disciplinary gaps between design and the geospatial and cognitive sciences.

Oct 27, 2016

Webcams as Data Sources about Healthy Living and Urban Design

Streaming public webcams—now so abundant in our modern cities—can provide rich evidence for the ways our urban environments impact our daily lives, particularly our behavior navigating those environments.

Oct 20, 2016

Patterns of Use: New Research with Big Data Reveals Popularity of Federal Lands for Overnight Trips

America’s public lands, including national parks, national forests, and other historic and natural sites managed by the federal government, are extremely popular––and for good reason. Given these sites’ popularity for recreation, land managers must plan for large numbers of visitors each year […]

Sep 22, 2016

Taming Python – New Online Tool Helps Students Write Better Code

For students learning the popular programming language Python, mastering the art and science of writing code just got a whole lot simpler. A team led by Center Faculty Fellow Dr. Laura Tateosian has just released Py4All, an online tool that lets […]

Sep 8, 2016

GIS at Your Fingertips: Tangible Landscape Webinar Showcases Open-source Solutions

On August 31st, the GeoForAll Laboratory at the Center for Geospatial Analytics presented a live multi-media webinar to a broad audience of online viewers, showcasing Tangible Landscape and describing how researchers around the world can adopt and adapt its flexible technology. While […]

May 20, 2016

The Hard Realities of Controlling an Epidemic

New research on sudden oak death disease published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences by Ross Meentemeyer and colleagues from Cambridge and UC Davis models disease transmission in California forests and addresses the human, financial and political realities of […]