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Author: Megan Skrip

Shannon Ricci

Feb 4, 2020

Remote Sensing and the Science of Sound

As part of her dissertation research, Geospatial Analytics Ph.D. student Shannon Ricci is developing new techniques to understand the impacts of boat traffic on natural sound beneath the sea. 

Christmas Tree Farm

Dec 18, 2019

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. 

a person interacts with Tangible Landscape while another person looks on

Nov 25, 2019

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. 

julian agyemanad

Sep 18, 2019

Geospatial Forum to Explore Social Justice and Sustainability

On Oct. 3, North Carolina State University will host renowned critical urban planning and environmental social science scholar and author Julian Agyeman to present his work at the intersection of social justice and sustainability, followed by a geospatial panel discussion. 

Student at the Geo Lab

Mar 14, 2019

Partnership with Wake County a New Think (and Do) Tank for Harnessing Spatial Data

Vishnu Mahesh Vivek Nanda, Ph.D. student, is bridging the gap between academia and government with Geo-IDEAS, a project in collaboration with Wake County government to innovate how officials analyze and use spatial data. 

A Passion for Teaching and the Future of GIS

Mar 1, 2019

A Passion for Teaching and the Future of GIS

Jason Matney, a Ph.D. candidate, is impacting hundreds of students the Center for Geospatial Analytics. As he prepares to defend his dissertation, he reflects on his experience and the future of his field. 

Bethany Cutts

May 29, 2018

Connecting Power and Place

New research by Assistant Professor Bethany Cutts combines spatial analysis and interviews to help watershed planners better understand the social vulnerability of communities across time and space. 

Virtual Reality and Geospatial Analytics

Apr 18, 2018

Ready Player Two: Virtual Reality in the Geospatial Sciences

Ph.D. student Payam Tabrizian uses virtual reality and geospatial analytics to learn about human cognition and advance landscape design. We asked him about his current research and his predictions for the future of the field. 


Apr 17, 2018

New Research Shows Water Use Impacted by the Shape of Our Cities

Georgina Sanchez, Ph.D. student in the Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources, is using geospatial analytics to understand water demand in the Southeast. Her latest findings: urban developments with simpler shapes use less water. 


Jan 27, 2018

New STEM Program to Connect High Schoolers with Geospatial Tech and Careers

The Center for Geospatial Analytics is accepting applications for a free high school student program that explores jobs in geospatial science and cutting-edge technologies.