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Raleigh, NC 27695 United States

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August 2017

MGIST Fall 2017 New Student Orientation

August 11, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
NC United States

Geospatial Forum with James Alberque

August 31, 2017 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Jordan Hall 5103, 2800 Faucette Drive
Raleigh, NC 27695 United States

The City of Raleigh leverages GIS data and technology to support a variety of services and solutions. These range from more efficient management of assets to real time status of parking spaces, and from coordinating capital construction projects to interactive…

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September 2017

Geospatial Forum with Dr. Emily Berglund

September 28, 2017 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Jordan Hall 5103, 2800 Faucette Drive
Raleigh, NC 27695 United States

The large-scale introduction of water reuse into an existing water supply system is a complex socio-technical process. Consumers drive the success of water reuse programs through adoption, and infrastructure designs affect adoption patterns. This research develops a modeling framework to…

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October 2017

Geospatial Forum with David DiBiase

October 19, 2017 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Jordan Hall 5103, 2800 Faucette Drive
Raleigh, NC 27695 United States

The World Economic Forum contends that we are in the midst of a Fourth Industrial Revolution. The revolution is characterized by “a ubiquitous and mobile internet, by smaller, cheaper, and more powerful sensors, and by artificial intelligence and machine learning.”…

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Geospatial Studio: Jumpstarting Metadata Creation with the NC Metadata Profile

October 26, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Jordan Hall 5103, 2800 Faucette Drive
Raleigh, NC 27695 United States

This 2-hour studio will provide insight into the use and application of the new North Carolina GIS Metadata Profile. Funded by the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT), this event is free of charge and open to anyone practicing GIS…

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November 2017

Geospatial Forum with Dr. Bethany Cutts

November 2, 2017 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Jordan Hall 5103, 2800 Faucette Drive
Raleigh, NC 27695 United States

Environmental justice and sustainability are two critical, but often separate initiatives undertaken by NGOs, planners, government agencies, and grassroots groups. This presentation includes three cases in which environmental justice concerns confuse conventional discourses of sustainability (soil lead and urban gardens,…

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Geospatial Forum with Dr. Falk Huettmann

November 16, 2017 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Jordan Hall 5103, 2800 Faucette Drive
Raleigh, NC 27695 United States

Expert-based science is widely on the decline when it comes to computing- and data-based inference worldwide for land- and seascapes as well as the atmosphere. The status of associated biodiversity and its conservation is equally in a crisis-state. In this…

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Geospatial Forum with Dr. Andrew Wilson

November 30, 2017 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Jordan Hall 5103, 2800 Faucette Drive
Raleigh, NC 27695 United States

The usual views of air traffic — a single plane in the sky, several planes on approach, even the route map in the back of the in-flight magazine — are deceptive. The truth is that air traffic (and its counterpart,…

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December 2017

MGIST Fall 2017 Digital Symposium & Professional Showcase

December 14, 2017 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Jordan Hall 5103, 2800 Faucette Drive
Raleigh, NC 27695 United States

The Professional Showcase is an opportunity for our graduating students to present their Capstone projects in front of the geospatial community at NC State. This includes student peers, alumni, faculty and staff from across the university, and our community and…

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January 2018

Geospatial Forum with Dr. Adam Terando

January 25, 2018 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Jordan Hall 5103, 2800 Faucette Drive
Raleigh, NC 27695 United States

As the planet continues to warm, many decision makers are grappling with how best to adapt to our changing climate. But for these decision makers, the most advanced global climate models are also perceived as being too ‘wrong’ to be useful for…

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February 2018

Geospatial Forum with Bill Wheaton

February 8, 2018 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Jordan Hall 5103, 2800 Faucette Drive
Raleigh, NC 27695 United States

Synthetic populations are geospatially explicit representations of households and persons. RTI’s nationwide synthetic populations are derived from American Community Survey (ACS) demographic estimates and ACS Public Use Microdata Samples (PUMS). These synthetic populations match household spatial distributions at 100M grid…

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Geospatial Forum with Dr. Katie Holliday

February 22, 2018 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Jordan Hall 5103, 2800 Faucette Drive
Raleigh, NC 27695 United States

Combining GPS units with accelerometers is becoming a common method of objectively assessing adult physical activity locations. However, few best practices have been proposed for designing these studies. Using accelerometer and GPS data collected from over 200 adults in five…

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March 2018

Geospatial Forum with Dr. DelWayne Bohnenstiehl

March 15, 2018 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Jordan Hall 5103, 2800 Faucette Drive
Raleigh, NC 27695 United States

The combination of physical and biological sounds that form the ambient acoustic environment is increasingly recognized as a fundamental element of habitats. Marine soundscapes are known to influence key ecological processes such as reproduction, larval recruitment and trophic interactions, and…

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Geospatial Forum with Dr. Perver Baran

March 29, 2018 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Jordan Hall 5103, 2800 Faucette Drive
Raleigh, NC 27695 United States

Originally developed in the fields of architecture and urban design, space syntax is a concept and method used to describe and analyze patterns of space at both the building and urban levels. In particular, space syntax helps us understand the…

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April 2018

Geospatial Forum with Dr. Birgit Peterson

April 5, 2018 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Jordan Hall 5103, 2800 Faucette Drive
Raleigh, NC 27695 United States

Wildland fire plays an important role in shaping landscapes across the US. As such, land managers are confronted with numerous questions and issues regarding the management of wildland fire on their lands. These issues involve pre-, during- and post-fire stages…

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Geospatial Forum with Dr. Joseph Hummer

April 19, 2018 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Jordan Hall 5103, 2800 Faucette Drive
Raleigh, NC 27695 United States

Autonomous vehicles will be here soon and will cause major changes when they arrive, similar to the building of the Interstates in the 1950s. AVs will bring safety, ease congestion, and provide mobility for many people who now find it…

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May 2018

MGIST Spring 2018 Digital Symposium & Professional Showcase

May 11, 2018 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Jordan Hall 5103, 2800 Faucette Drive
Raleigh, NC 27695 United States

The Professional Showcase is an opportunity for our graduating students to present their Capstone projects in front of the geospatial community at NC State. This includes student peers, alumni, faculty and staff from across the university, and our community and…

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September 2018

Geospatial Forum with Dr. Mark Friedl

September 6, 2018 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Jordan Hall 5103, 2800 Faucette Drive
Raleigh, NC 27695 United States

Boreal and temperate forests have experienced substantial climate change over the last several decades.  However, understanding of how changes in climate are affecting these ecosystems is incomplete.  Remote sensing provides an important source of information that can help address this…

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Geospatial Forum with Dr. Jelena Vukomanovic

September 20, 2018 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Jordan Hall 5103, 2800 Faucette Drive
Raleigh, NC 27695 United States

Participatory research methods are increasingly used to better understand complex social-environmental problems and design solutions through diverse and inclusive stakeholder engagement. But, participatory research rarely engages stakeholders in co-development and interpretation of computational models that describe system dynamics essential for…

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October 2018

Geospatial Forum with Dr. Casey Dietrich

October 18, 2018 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Jordan Hall 5103, 2800 Faucette Drive
Raleigh, NC 27695 United States

Emergency managers rely on fast and accurate storm surge predictions from numerical models to make decisions and estimate damages during storm events. One of the challenges for such models is providing a high level of resolution along the coast without…

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November 2018

Geospatial Forum with Dr. Michael Starek

November 1, 2018 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Jordan Hall 5103, 2800 Faucette Drive
Raleigh, NC 27695 United States

Located in South Texas along the Gulf of Mexico coastline, the Conrad Blucher Institute for Surveying and Science at Texas A&M University (TAMU-CC) is actively integrating unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) to address regional problems. This forum presentation will provide an…

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Geospatial Forum with Dr. Natalie Nelson

November 29, 2018 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Jordan Hall 5103, 2800 Faucette Drive
Raleigh, NC 27695 United States

The disproportionate concentration of human populations along coasts and river mouths make coastal basins hotspots of change. One of the most visible ways in which mounting human pressures translate into negative consequences for coastal and estuarine ecosystems is through changes…

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December 2018

Geospatial Forum with Dr. Nicholas Clinton

December 6, 2018 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Jordan Hall 5103, 2800 Faucette Drive
Raleigh, NC 27695 United States

Discover the latest advances in cloud-based geospatial processing with Google Earth Engine.  This forum covers the background of Earth Engine and presents datasets, platform capabilities, internal use cases, and a brief literature review.  The event should be of broad interest to anyone with…

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MGIST Fall 2018 Digital Symposium & Professional Showcase

December 18, 2018 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Jordan Hall 5103, 2800 Faucette Drive
Raleigh, NC 27695 United States

The Professional Showcase is an opportunity for our graduating students to present their Capstone projects in front of the geospatial community at NC State. This includes student peers, alumni, faculty and staff from across the university, and our community and…

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January 2019

Geospatial Forum with Dr. Dan Obenour

January 17, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Jordan Hall 5103, 2800 Faucette Drive
Raleigh, NC 27695 United States

Coastal systems are subject to water quality degradation through excessive anthropogenic nutrient loading and climate change. Common problems include hypoxia (low dissolved oxygen) and harmful algal blooms that threaten ecosystems, recreation, and fisheries. While multiple organizations are tasked with monitoring…

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March 2019

Geospatial Forum with Camilla Mahon

March 7, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Jordan Hall 5103, 2800 Faucette Drive
Raleigh, NC 27695 United States

In this forum, Camilla Mahon with Mapbox will discuss the evolving landscape of hardware and software tooling in the remote sensing industry with emphasis on common open source software solutions for wrangling pixels, the implications of cloud computing and importance…

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Geospatial Forum with Dr. Gustavo Machado

March 21, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Jordan Hall 5103, 2800 Faucette Drive
Raleigh, NC 27695 United States

A first important step towards better usability of available disease surveillance databases in developing countries, such as Brazil, is developing easier to interpret risk-based priority indices using small area scale health data. Additionally, there is a need to reclassify and…

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April 2019

Geospatial Forum with CGA Doctoral Students

April 4, 2019 @ 3:30 am - 4:30 pm
Jordan Hall 5103, 2800 Faucette Drive
Raleigh, NC 27695 United States

3:30pm – Kellyn Montgomery – 3D Models of Crop Canopy Structure for Precision Agriculture 3:40pm – Umesh Gupta – Parsing the Earth with Deep Learning 3:50pm – Devon Gaydos – The Social Side of Forest Disease Modeling  4:00pm – Jason…

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Geospatial Forum with Dr. Alex Klippel

April 18, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Jordan Hall 5103, 2800 Faucette Drive
Raleigh, NC 27695 United States

Immersive technologies are going mainstream. Improved in quality and affordable, they provide a unique opportunity for spatial sciences, which have, in parallel, witnessed tremendous advancements in 3D sensing and modeling technologies. These synergistic transitions allow spatial disciplines like geosciences, architecture,…

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May 2019

MGIST Spring 2019 Digital Symposium & Professional Showcase

May 10, 2019 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Jordan Hall 5103, 2800 Faucette Drive
Raleigh, NC 27695 United States

The Professional Showcase is an opportunity for our graduating students to present their Capstone projects in front of the geospatial community at NC State. This includes student peers, alumni, faculty and staff from across the university, and our community and…

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September 2019

Geospatial Forum with Dr. Mirela Tulbure

September 5, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Jordan Hall 5103, 2800 Faucette Drive
Raleigh, NC 27695 United States

As extreme climatic events such as droughts are becoming more frequent and demands for water are increasing world-wide, it is projected that as many as 3.5 billion people could experience water scarcity by 2025. In Australia, changes in climate and…

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Geospatial Studio: Revealing the Lesser-Known Offerings of Esri

September 26, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Jordan Hall 5103, 2800 Faucette Drive
Raleigh, NC 27695 United States

Presented by Jeff Essic, Data & Visualization Librarian | NC State University ArcGIS Desktop, Pro and Online provide a lot of out-of-the-box functionality, but did you know that there's also a lot more you have access to through various installs…

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October 2019

Geospatial Forum with Dr. Karl Wegmann

October 31, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Jordan Hall 5103, 2800 Faucette Drive
Raleigh, NC 27695 United States

In heavily forested environments, the digital deletion of vegetation through lidar remote sensing and the generation of bare-earth digital elevation models has enhanced our abilities to observe and quantify geologic hazards. In this forum Dr. Wegmann will present examples from…

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November 2019

Geospatial Forum with Matthew Dusch and Harrison Webb

November 14, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Jordan Hall 5103, 2800 Faucette Drive
Raleigh, NC 27695 United States

ArcGIS Enterprise is a foundational software system for powerful mapping, analytics, and data management. Deploying ArcGIS Enterprise in the cloud combines the capabilities of GIS with the computing power and flexibility of cloud deployments. This forum presentation will provide an…

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December 2019

MGIST Fall 2019 Digital Symposium & Professional Showcase

December 18, 2019 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Jordan Hall 5103, 2800 Faucette Drive
Raleigh, NC 27695 United States

The Professional Showcase is an opportunity for our graduating students to present their Capstone projects in front of the geospatial community at NC State and beyond. This includes student peers, alumni, faculty and staff from across the university, and our…

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January 2020

Geospatial Forum with Dr. Sankar Arumugam

January 16 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Jordan Hall 5103, 2800 Faucette Drive
Raleigh, NC 27695 United States

Seasonal (0-3 months) climate forecasts and near-term decadal (10-30 years) climate change projections provide valuable information for improving seasonal and long-term planning of water and energy management. Given that the climatic attributes over these time periods are typically expressed as…

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February 2020

Geospatial Forum with Dr. Michael Dietze

February 6 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Jordan Hall 5103, 2800 Faucette Drive
Raleigh, NC 27695 United States

Is nature predictable? If so, how can we better manage and conserve ecosystems? Iterative ecological forecasting is an emerging interdisciplinary research area that aims to improve researchers' ability to predict ecological processes on near-term timescales that can be validated and…

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Geospatial Forum with Dr. Andrew Fox

February 20 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Jordan Hall 5103, 2800 Faucette Drive
Raleigh, NC 27695 United States

Water is the lifeblood of communities across Eastern North Carolina, many owing their locations and existence to the abundant natural resources provided by rivers, tributaries, floodplains and coastlines. These natural features, including their propensity to flood, have made lasting physical…

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March 2020

Geospatial Forum with Dr. Matthew Hansen

March 5 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Jordan Hall 5103, 2800 Faucette Drive
Raleigh, NC 27695 United States

From deforestation to urbanization, the human footprint on the land surface is ever expanding, converting natural land covers into land uses or intensifying current land uses. Land use change results in loss of biodiversity, increased greenhouse gas emissions, and alteration…

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