forestry and environmental resources

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.

Apr 16, 2018

NC State: Virtual reality can be a boost to urban planning for green space

Center for Geospatial Analytics researchers find that VR goggles give landscape designers fresh insight on how green landscapes refresh city residents.

Apr 9, 2018

2017-2018 University Teaching Awards Presented

NC State recognized more than 30 faculty members, including a few from the College of Natural Resources, for their dedication to teaching, mentoring and innovation at the 2017-2018 University Teaching Awards Ceremony.

Apr 6, 2018

Firefighters stay safe in the hood

NC State experts in the College of Textiles and the College of Natural Resources are developing and testing equipment to protect the firefighters who protect us.

Apr 5, 2018

North Carolina tribes fear impact of Atlantic Coast Pipeline construction

Ryan Emanuel, Forestry and Environmental Resources Associate Professor, discusses how the pipeline disproportionately targets Native American tribes and low-income communities.

Apr 3, 2018

Resilient Piedmont Pines: Risk Reduction Guide

Forestry and Environmental faculty detail simple, practical actions to minimize costs and impacts while growing healthy pines.

Apr 2, 2018

Protecting Firefighters

NC State experts in the College of Textiles and the College of Natural Resources are developing and testing equipment to protect the firefighters who protect us.

Mar 22, 2018

OP-ED: What it takes to get a job in the renewable energy industry

Environmental Technology and Management major Brendan Joyce takes a critical look at what it takes to land a job in the burgeoning renewable energy industry.

Mar 21, 2018

Forestry Prof Honored for Diversity Efforts

Zakiya Holmes Leggett, a Forestry and Environmental Resources Professor, is lauded by the Ecological Society of America for her efforts to increase the diversity of future ecologists through mentoring, teaching and outreach.