New Research

Jul 15, 2019

A New Way to Help Stop Insect Pests in Their Tracks

The spotted lanternfly is one of many invasive insect pests causing economic and ecological damage in the US. A new geospatial decision-support tool developed at NC State is helping managers to curb their spread.

May 20, 2019

Can a Hands-on Model Help Forest Stakeholders Fight Tree Disease?

Participants don't need coding or software expertise to use Tangible Landscape, a 3D model that allows them to try out different approaches for stopping sudden oak death, which has killed millions of trees.

Apr 4, 2019

Hurricane Florence Inspires Disaster Research Workshop

Register by April 15th to learn about the research NC State and its affiliates have been conducting related to Hurricane Florence and other natural disasters, and discuss the path forward at this workshop co-sponsored by the Center for Geospatial Analytics.

Mar 13, 2019

Partnership with Wake County a New Think (and Do) Tank for Harnessing Spatial Data

Through a new partnership called Geo-IDEAS, NC State’s Center for Geospatial Analytics and Wake County government are innovating the future of spatial analysis and decision-making.

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.

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.

Feb 9, 2018

Tangible Landscape Research Honored by International Computer-Human Interaction Conference

Research led by Geospatial Analytics doctoral student Garrett Millar was ranked among the top 5% of papers submitted to the 2018 ACM SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, the premier international conference for Human-Computer Interaction.

Nov 15, 2017

Center Researchers Analyze Effects of Climate Change with Lenovo and Artificial Intelligence

The Center for Geospatial Analytics is partnering with the Lenovo Artificial Intelligence Innovation Center to leverage AI and geospatial image analysis to preemptively identify agricultural areas and crops that will be affected by flooding or droughts.

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.

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.