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Tag: center for geospatial analytics

view of university gateway sign from ground up.

Feb 3, 2020

Remote Sensing and the Science of Sound

Does boat noise bother fish? Geospatial Analytics Ph.D. student Shannon Ricci is innovating the detection of small boats in satellite imagery to better understand the impacts of maritime traffic on underwater soundscapes. 

People use a 3D landscape model

May 20, 2019

Can a Hands-on Model Help Forest Stakeholders Fight Tree Disease?

Participants don't need coding or software expertise to use Tangible Landscape, a 3D model that allows them to try out different approaches for stopping the spread of sudden oak death, which has killed millions of trees. 

empty street of small town

Apr 9, 2019

Unique Partnership Sheds Light On Energy Challenges for Low-Income Households

NC State-led partnership evaluates needs, challenges and possible solutions to energy challenges facing low-income households. 

Vishnu Mahesh Vivek Nanda stands next to the GeoLab sign

Mar 14, 2019

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

Through a new partnership called Geo-IDEAS, NC State and Wake County are developing innovative approaches to incorporate spatial analysis and decision-making. 

photograph of a snowflake

Dec 7, 2018

How Big Can Snowflakes Be?

Snowflakes can get pretty darn big. 

Sep 19, 2018

Revealing the Math Behind Every Building

An interdisciplinary duo at NC State has developed one powerful teaching tool: a computer game that helps middle and high school students learn math concepts as they design virtual cities. 

Apr 12, 2018

Using Virtual Reality to Plot Urban Green Spaces

Research with VR goggles gives landscape designers fresh insight on how green landscapes refresh city residents. 

Oct 31, 2017

Ghost Forests of the East Coast

This is no Halloween legend: Ghost forests—dying trees caused by encroaching saltwater—are a growing problem on the East Coast. 

Aug 16, 2017

A Walk Around Campus

Not every step on NC State's campus has to be on a brick sidewalk or plaza. In fact, you can spend an entire day walking the Wake County edges of the university, from Yates Mill County Park to a pasture adjacent to William B. Umstead State Park, and seldom leave NC State property. 

May 2, 2017

Getting in Touch with the Designer in All of Us

Geospatial software frees designers' imaginations by making landscape design something you can literally put your hands on, using 3-D models and colored felt. 

Mar 30, 2017

Understanding Human Perception Through IVEs

A research team from NC State's Center for Geospatial Analytics will show off their work next Friday at the Coffee and Viz seminar at Hunt Library on Centennial Campus. Learn more about the fascinating future of visualization technologies in this Q&A with College of Design doctoral candidate Payam Tabrizian. 

Mar 22, 2017

A Hands-On Approach to Environmental Decisions

NC State scientists show how geospatial modeling can help provide faster feedback and better collaboration on complex issues. 

May 18, 2016

A Postmortem on Sudden Oak Death

Geospatial computer modeling tracks not only disease transmission but also the human, financial and political realities of controlling an epidemic. 

Oct 14, 2015

Big Brother Meets Crowdsourcing

An NC State researcher speaks at the National Institutes of Health this week, showing how communities can use public webcams and crowdsourcing to track transportation and physical activity.