Spotlight

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.

Mar 17, 2021

Out of This World: The Future of Satellite Imagery

After successfully defending her Geospatial Analytics Ph.D. earlier in March, Megan Coffer served as an expert panelist for a POLITICO discussion on the privacy implications of increasingly high-resolution imagery.

Mar 8, 2021

Celebrating Our Community: Second Annual CGA Awards

At its virtual Awards Ceremony on March 4, the Center for Geospatial Analytics honored students, faculty and staff for their achievements and presented the CGA Awards.

Jan 20, 2021

Race and Place Seminar Series to Explore Role of Racial Justice in Geospatial Analytics

January through April, the Geospatial Graduate Student Organization will host a three-part Race and Place seminar series and panel discussion, intended to highlight research that contextualizes race by speaking to environmental justice, equity, diversity and inclusion in the geographical and geospatial sciences.