Spotlight

Oct 8, 2021

Meet Our Landscape Dynamics 2021–22 Undergrad Researchers

The Center’s Landscape Dynamics group is excited to welcome four new undergrad researchers who bring talents from a variety of majors to our biological invasions and urban systems research.

Sep 10, 2021

“I Use Geospatial Analytics To…” Part IV

Curious about what our newest Geospatial Analytics Ph.D. students work on for their dissertations? Check out how they and their advisors use geospatial analytics to impact a range of fields.

Aug 23, 2021

New PoPS Border Simulation Supports Front Lines of Pest Detection

Software developers at the Center for Geospatial Analytics have released the first version of a pest or pathogen spread (PoPS) simulation that can quantify the effectiveness of inspections at ports of entry and reveal how many pests are missed.

Jun 7, 2021

Observing Long-Term Annual Land Surface Phenology at Medium Spatial Resolution

Geospatial Analytics Ph.D. student Xiaojie Gao has developed a new approach to track landscape-scale changes in plant life cycles using Bayesian methods and 30-m-resolution Landsat imagery.

Jun 3, 2021

Researchers Design Simulation Tool to Predict Disease, Pest Spread

A team led by Research Scholar Chris Jones developed a computer simulation tool called PoPS to predict pest and disease attacks on crops or forests, and to test when and where to apply pesticides or other management strategies to contain them.

May 17, 2021

GIS Problem-Solving Through Service Learning

During the Spring 2021 semester, our graduating professional master’s students applied their knowledge and skills in community partnerships that supported affordable housing, pollution prevention, local planning and more.

Apr 26, 2021

Where There’s Smoke: Reducing Downwind Impacts of Prescribed Burns

New research by Geospatial Analytics Ph.D. student Kate Jones will use geospatial modeling and interactive data visualization to help fire managers consider the vulnerability of communities downwind of prescribed burns.

Apr 2, 2021

Alex Reinwald Is NC State’s 2021 Esri Innovation Program Student of the Year

NC State joined a select group of universities worldwide when it became part of the Esri Innovation Program in 2017. Congratulations to our 2021 EIP Student of the Year: Fall 2020 MGIST graduate Alex Reinwald!

Mar 31, 2021

Geospatial Analytics Ph.D. Students Land Prestigious Funding Awards

Congratulations to our students who recently won grants and fellowships from NSF, NASA, The Nature Conservancy, the Joint Fire Science Program and NC Sea Grant-NC Space Grant!

Mar 25, 2021

NC State Launches Universitywide Data Science Academy

NC State announces a bold initiative to make data science accessible to the entire campus community.