Spotlight

Feb 22, 2022

Study: U.S. Flood Damage Risk Is Underestimated

A research team led by Geospatial Analytics Ph.D. student Elyssa Collins used artificial intelligence to predict where flood damage is likely to happen in the conterminous United States, suggesting that recent flood maps from the Federal Emergency Management Agency do not capture the full extent of flood risk.

Jan 7, 2022

2021 Year in Review

What were our most popular news stories from 2021? Check out the top ten news blog posts from the Center for Geospatial Analytics.

Dec 15, 2021

Untangling the Complexity of Stormwater Problems

Research led by Geospatial Analytics Ph.D. student Corey White modeled stakeholders' perceptions of flooding problems and solutions in the Triangle Region of North Carolina to inform the development of an innovative serious game called TomorrowNow.

Dec 14, 2021

GIS Service-Learning Solutions for Utility Management, Community Health, Building Resilience and More

During the Fall 2021 semester, our graduating professional master’s students worked with industry, government and nonprofit partners to apply their knowledge and skills to pressing geospatial challenges.

Dec 6, 2021

Postdoctoral Scholar Position for Quantifying Flood Dynamics with Machine Learning and Satellite Data Now Accepting Applications

The Geospatial Analysis for Environmental Change Lab at the Center for Geospatial Analytics is recruiting a postdoctoral research scholar. Applications are being accepted now and will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

Dec 1, 2021

Introducing the Center for Geospatial Analytics’ New Associate Director of Social and Behavioral Science Applications

The Center is pleased to welcome Aaron Hipp to its team of associate directors, in a new leadership role focused on enhancing research collaborations at the intersection of geospatial analytics and the social sciences.

Nov 9, 2021

MGIST Program Provides Solid Framework for Professional Growth

Meredith DiMattina has a drive for going above and beyond. She shares how her determination for learning more led her to pursue a master’s degree in the online MGIST program and how it has impacted her career.

Nov 5, 2021

Keeping Track of Rare Mountaintop Plants with Drones

Researchers from the Center for Geospatial Analytics have devised a method to more safely and efficiently monitor endangered high-elevation plants, by predicting their likely locations and then flying drones in high-probability areas to collect imagery.

Nov 3, 2021

PoPS: The Data-Driven Decision-Making Tool

The US Department of Agriculture's Plant Protection and Quarantine program is using a forecasting framework developed at the Center for Geospatial Analytics to design and test control strategies for the invasive spotted lanternfly.

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.