2019 Year in Review
At the Center for Geospatial Analytics, 2019 was a very busy year! Check out the top ten most popular news posts from 2019.
Partnerships in Geospatial Problem-Solving
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 to solve a geospatial problem. This season, we celebrate the work of our December graduates.
UAVs and Christmas Trees: New Research to Help NC Growers Benefit From Drone Technology
A new partnership between NC State’s Christmas Tree Extension Team and Center for Geospatial Analytics will test how unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs, or drones) can help NC Christmas tree growers more efficiently monitor tree size and health.
Multiple New Research Positions in Spatial Data Science Now Accepting Applications
Multiple new positions for postdoctoral scholars, research scientists and Ph.D. students are available at the Center for Geospatial Analytics to work on a variety of funded team-science projects. Review of applications will begin January 20.
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.
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.
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.
Celebrating Our Community
At its first Awards Banquet on October 26, the Center for Geospatial Analytics honored students, faculty and staff for their achievements and presented five new CGA Awards.
First Official Stable Version of Tangible Landscape Software Released
Developers at the Center for Geospatial Analytics have announced the first stable release of Tangible Landscape, the center’s signature open source system for hands-on geospatial modeling: Tangible Landscape 1.0.0.
“I Use Geospatial Analytics To…” Part II
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.