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Dec 5, 2019

Custom Geospatial Tool Helps National Park Service Better Predict Fire Risk on Florida’s River of Grass

In the Everglades’ vast wetlands, fire spread depends on water levels. A custom geospatial tool created at the Center for Geospatial Analytics is helping the National Park Service quickly and easily map water levels––and better manage fires––across south Florida.

Nov 25, 2019

In the Battle Against a Spreading Forest Disease, Strategy Matters

Predicting and controlling the spread of disease requires the right geospatial tools. At a recent gathering of the Oregon Sudden Oak Death Task Force, over thirty representatives of government, academia, nonprofit groups and the timber industry experimented with two Center for Geospatial Analytics technologies that can help them do just that.

Nov 25, 2019

Introducing the Center for Geospatial Analytics’ Strategic Research Areas

Researchers at the Center for Geospatial Analytics harness geospatial data to push the boundaries of data science, make new discoveries and solve problems. Our five signature research frontiers define how we transform data into knowledge and results.

Nov 11, 2019

Meentemeyer Named Goodnight Distinguished Professor of Geospatial Analytics

Dr. Ross K. Meentemeyer, Director of the Center for Geospatial Analytics, has been appointed the Goodnight Distinguished Professor of Geospatial Analytics, recognizing his extraordinary work and commitment to advancing the field of geospatial analytics.

Sep 24, 2019

Putting Human Experience on the Map

Garrett Millar has a bachelor’s degree in Psychology from NC State and will graduate in May from the Geospatial Analytics Ph.D. program. Using data from wearable sensors, he creates interactive visualizations that explore the spatial side of stress.

Sep 17, 2019

Special Geospatial Forum to Explore Social Justice and Sustainability

On October 3, 2019, North Carolina State University will host renowned critical urban planning and environmental social science scholar and author Julian Agyeman to present his work at the intersection of social justice and sustainability, followed by a geospatial panel discussion.

Sep 17, 2019

Center Welcomes Newest Member of Geospatial Analytics Cluster

The Center for Geospatial Analytics is proud to welcome remote sensing scientist Mirela Tulbure as the newest member of the Chancellor’s Faculty Excellence Program’s Geospatial Analytics faculty cluster! Mirela joins the center as a new faculty fellow and member of the steering committee.

Jul 22, 2019

Where Fire is a Treatment, GIS Helps Prescribe It

Maps have always been essential to managing fires on public lands. New geospatial technologies go beyond paper maps to help federal agencies like the National Park Service treat and restore fire-dependent landscapes.

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.

Apr 25, 2019

Uniting to Collaborate on Disaster Response

A recent campus-wide workshop on research related to Hurricane Florence and other disasters united faculty, staff and students across NC State to learn from each other and collaborate on future work.