Student Travel

Feb 10, 2022

Observing Landslide Events from Multi-Satellite Sensors

Geospatial Analytics Ph.D. student Raja Das is advancing the use of satellite imagery and machine learning to map the impacts of landslides and flooding, comparing the utility of different spatial resolutions and algorithms.

Feb 9, 2022

Future Fire Use and Wildland Urban Interface Communities in Western North Carolina

Geospatial Analytics Ph.D. student Kate Jones is working with land managers to develop scenarios of future prescribed fire management and predict the effect of different strategies on the distribution of downwind smoke through space and time.

Jan 20, 2022

Efficiently Monitoring Small Farms from Space

Geospatial Analytics Ph.D. student Izzi Hinks developed an approach to optimally augment publicly available satellite imagery with high-resolution commercial data to track crop development on small farms.

Feb 13, 2020

Visual Analysis of Ship Data Using Omnisci Immerse

Geospatial Analytics Ph.D. student Umesh Gupta was invited to speak at Converge 2019, the inaugural conference organized by the company Omnisci, about his award-winning work mapping big data from ships.

Feb 12, 2020

Making Mapping and Modeling More Accessible

Geospatial Analytics Ph.D. student Nick Kruskamp won an Outstanding Student Presentation Award at the American Geophysical Union 2019 Fall Meeting. Learn more about his conference experience and how his host mapping research seeks to make data sharing more open.

Feb 3, 2020

Tracking Tiny Organisms Using Big Data

Geospatial Analytics Ph.D. student Megan Coffer has developed a first-of-its-kind workflow for processing data from commercial satellites, which will advance understanding of large-scale cyanobacterial blooms.

Jan 15, 2020

Fall Colors and Climate Change: How Rising Temperatures Might Shift Colorado’s Season of Gold

Geospatial Analytics Ph.D. student Nikki Inglis is combining geospatial models to predict where aspen trees might grow––and provide stunning roadside views––over the next 100 years.

Feb 25, 2019

Student Travel: Making Remote Sensing Connections at AGU

At the 2018 AGU Fall Meeting, Geospatial Analytics Ph.D. student Nick Kruskamp presented his latest research using satellite imagery to track changes in forest health.

Feb 22, 2019

Student Travel: Rethinking Boundaries at the Human Dimensions of Wildfire Conference

At the Human Dimensions of Wildfire Conference, Geospatial Analytics Ph.D. student Nicole Inglis discovered how bridging boundaries will be a key component of her fire management research.

Feb 22, 2019

Student Travel: Delving into Precision Agriculture at AGU

At the 2018 AGU Fall Meeting, Geospatial Analytics Ph.D. student Kellyn Montgomery presented her latest research examining predictors of crop yield with drone imagery of agricultural fields.