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.
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]