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Tag: Geospatial Analytics

Will Reckling pilots a drone custom-equipped to sample water

Aug 13, 2020

Taking Research with Drones to New Heights

NC State alum and current doctoral student Will Reckling is putting drones to work in new and unique ways to monitor the environment––from finding rare plants on the tops of mountains to mapping harmful algal blooms and even collecting water samples. 

A sandy field of soybeans - Using Leaf Fungi to Improve Crop Resilience - College of Natural Resources News NC State University

Jun 29, 2020

Using Leaf Fungi to Improve Crop Resilience

An interdisciplinary team of researchers, including Josh Gray, a researcher in the Center for Geospatial Analytics in the College of Natural Resources, is identifying beneficial fungi found in five key crops. 

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. 

Airboat near fire in Everglades National Park

Dec 9, 2019

Custom Geospatial Tool Helps National Park Service Better Predict Fire Risk on Florida’s River of Grass

A custom geospatial tool created at the Center for Geospatial Analytics is helping the National Park Service quickly and easily map water levels –– and better manage fires –– across south Florida. 

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. 

Ross Meentemeyer

Nov 12, 2019

Meentemeyer Named Goodnight Distinguished Professor of Geospatial Analytics

Dr. Ross K. Meentemeyer, Director of the Center for Geospatial Analytics, has been appointed the Goodnight Distinguished Professor of Geospatial Analytics, recognizing his extraordinary work and commitment to advancing the field of geospatial analytics. 

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. 

Microscopic image of snowflake

Dec 7, 2018

How Big Can Snowflakes Be?

Megan Skrip, a science communicator with the Center for Geospatial Analytics, shares some surprising facts about the biggest snowflakes ever recorded. 

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.