GIScience in a Hybrid Physical-Virtual World with Dr. Shih-Lung Shaw

GIScience in a Hybrid Physical-Virtual World with Dr. Shih-Lung Shaw

   March 19, 2022
Please join us on Friday, April 1,for a joint GES Speaker Series/CAGIS Virtual Seminar that highlights a key research horizon representing both a barrier and an opportunity: examinations of Hybrid Physical-Virtual Worlds, aka "The Metaverse."
 
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CAGIS funded to help map COVID-19 in Mecklenburg County

CAGIS funded to help map COVID-19 in Mecklenburg County

   February 16, 2022
02/09/2022 CAGIS researchers have been awarded new funding from Mecklenburg County Health Department to help monitor the progress of COVID-19. The funded project is entitled “Analyzing samples of COVID-19 within Mecklenburg County”. Along with Drs. Cynthia Gibas, Jessica Schlueter, and Kevin Lambirth...
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CAGIS Receives Award to Evaluate Roadway Conditions using Mobile, Spatial Computer Vision

CAGIS Receives Award to Evaluate Roadway Conditions using Mobile, Spatial Computer Vision

   February 7, 2022

02/04/2022 Executive Director Wenwu Tang announced today that the Center for Applied Geographich Science (CAGIS) will receive substaintial funding from NC Department of Transportation (NCDOT) to explore new ways to streamline roadway maintence and safety sign using computer vision and ...

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Shoemaker featured in Charlotte Observer focus on tree canopy loss

Shoemaker featured in Charlotte Observer focus on tree canopy loss

   January 19, 2022

Director of research and outreach Douglas Shoemaker was recently featured in the Charlotte Observer's multipart story on tree canopy loss in the City. Despite a canopy coverage exceeding the national average, Charlotte has been losing more than 3 football fields of forest per day since 2012. The region remains a real estate draw for its relative affordabilty and high quality of life, but the...

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Update: Local Coverage of CAGIS Outreach Efforts On Well Water Safety In Gaston County Set To Expand

Update: Local Coverage of CAGIS Outreach Efforts On Well Water Safety In Gaston County Set To Expand

   December 16, 2021

12/15/2021 Update: WSOC just ran a segment on our efforts to reach private well owners in Gaston County. See the coverage at:

https://www.wsoctv.com/news/local/unc-charlotte-researchers-test-private-wells-create-database-...

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