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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. 

A screenshot from a Tangible Landscape webinar

Sep 8, 2016

GIS at Your Fingertips: Tangible Landscape Webinar Showcases Open-source Solutions

On August 31st, the GeoForAll Laboratory at the Center for Geospatial Analytics presented a live multi-media webinar to a broad audience of online viewers, showcasing Tangible Landscape and describing how researchers around… 

Photos of Anna Petrasova and Vaclav Petras

Sep 6, 2016

Ph.D. Students Anna Petrasova and Vaclav Petras Elected to the GRASS GIS Project Steering Committee

Editor’s Note: This is a guest post by Dr. Helena Mitasova, Associate Director of Geovisualization at the Center for Geospatial Analytics. Two Ph.D. students at the Center, Anna Petrasova and Vaclav… 

Two images of the Tangible Landscape at the North Carolina State University Center for Geospatial Analytics

Jan 4, 2016

First-Of-Its-Kind Book on Tangible Modeling Puts the Power of Open Source GIS in Your Hands

Center researchers and co-authors Anna Petrasova, Brendan Harmon, Vaclav Petras, and Helena Mitasova have published “Tangible Modeling with Open Source GIS,” a groundbreaking new book on the Tangible Landscape, an innovative tangible geospatial… 

A photo of Helena Mitasova giving a presentation

Oct 19, 2015

Helena Mitasova Elected To Open Source Geospatial Foundation Board Of Directors

Dr. Helena Mitasova, a Center Faculty Fellow and the Associate Director of Geovisualization, was recently elected to the Board of Directors of the Open Source Geospatial Foundation, or OSGeo. This… 

A presenter showing an example of geospatial modeling

Jun 22, 2015

Integrating Free And Open Source Solutions Into Geospatial Science Education At NC State

While open science perspectives have been increasingly adopted in research and industry, the trend is much less reflected in university educational programs. A new open access publication by Center researchers… 

Sep 15, 2014

Open Source Geo Lab Team Delivers Sold Out Workshop at 10th FOSS4G Conference

The Center’s OSGeo lab team led by Vaclav Petras delivered a sold out workshop on “Spatio-temporal data handling and visualization in GRASS GIS” at the tenth annual FOSS4G Conference held in Portland… 

Aug 17, 2014

Anna Petrasova and Vaclav Petras (MEAS and CGA Graduate Students) Elected as OSGeo Charter Members

Congratulations to Anna Petrasova and Vaclav Petras, graduate students with MEAS and the Center for Geospatial Analytics, for being recently elected as OSGeo charter members! The membership is a recognition…