Spotlight

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.

May 22, 2019

Shenandoah National Park Announces Launch of Interactive Map “Exploring Shenandoah National Park History – One Tract at a Time”

Discover historic photos, letters, land records and stories related to Shenandoah National Park––all in a newly launched web mapping application created by Center for Geospatial Analytics researchers and students.

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.

May 13, 2019

Celebrating Student Achievements 2018–2019

With another academic year drawn to a close, there is a lot to celebrate at the Center for Geospatial Analytics! Discover what our talented doctoral and professional master’s students have been up to over the past year.

May 13, 2019

Celebrating Faculty and Staff Achievements 2018–2019

The 2018-19 academic year was packed with achievements by our faculty fellows, research associates, staff and postdoctoral scholars. Learn more about the awards, popular press coverage and speaking engagements earned by our talented group of researchers.

May 8, 2019

Meeting Real-World Needs with GIS Expertise

During their final semester, each master’s student in Geospatial Information Science and Technology completes a service-learning capstone project, working directly with a community or industry partner. This season, we celebrate the work of our May graduates.

Apr 9, 2019

Unique Partnership Sheds Light On Energy Challenges for Low-Income Households

Center for Geospatial Analytics researchers Bill Slocumb and Charlynne Smith, and students Joshua Randall and Mark Griffin, contributed to an NC State-led partnership that evaluated the needs, challenges and possible solutions to energy challenges facing low-income households.

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 18, 2019

Jason Matney Is NC State’s 2019 Esri Development Center Student of the Year

The Center for Geospatial Analytics joined an elite group of worldwide university departments in 2017 when it was named an Esri Development Center. Congratulations to the 2019 EDC Student of the Year: doctoral candidate Jason Matney.