CAGIS-GeoSAN receives new award to develop Mangrove Spatial Decision Support System

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Mangrove forests, which grow in the coastal wetlands of the tropics and sub-tropics, provide essential ecosystem services to humans, ranging from the mitigation of shoreline erosion, to housing nurseries for commercially important fish & shellfish, and by filtering pollutants from land-based runoff. Despite the protective role they play, mangroves worldwide have experienced significant decline, driven […]

Director Shoemaker comments on ongoing losses of CLT’s urban tree canopy

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Douglas Shoemaker, director of research and outreach at the Center for Applied GIScience, was featured in a WBTV segment February 2 talking about a recent study that measured the loss of Charlotte’s signature tree canopy. In his interview with Jamie Boll, originally recorded in 2020, Doug remarks on his surprise regarding the magnitude of canopy loss, […]

New for GIS Day 2023: Urban Heat theme, Student Competitions

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GIS Day 2023 will celebrate innovative applications of geographic information system (GIS) technology in analysis, visualization, gaining insights into geospatial data, and thought leadership across Campus. All events are free to attend. We are pleased to welcome Dr. Vivek Shandas from Portland State University to speak about Urban Heat Islands, and specifically how decision-makers can […]

New funding from NCDOT: Spatially Explicit Deep Learning-based Underground Pipe Prediction for Urban Stormwater Management (Deeppipe)

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Stormwater management is an essential urban infrastructure as it helps protects people and property from flooding, improves water quality, and reduces the risk of infrastructure damage. However, stormwater pipeline networks that create these services are complex underground systems that require regular inspection to guide maintenance and maintain integrity. Because the pipeline systems are underground, accurately […]

CAGIS awarded “Ignite for Centers” funding to accelerate research in emerging geospatial technologies and analytics: GeoSAN

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July 6, 2023: Charlotte’s Division of Research has funded a new initiative within the Center for Applied GIScience designed to accelerate conceptualization and development of research leveraging emerging geospatial technologies and analytics. GeoSAN, or the Geospatial Sensing and ANalytics initiative, is the conception of Drs. Wenwu Tang (GEOG, CAGIS) and Shen-en Chen (CEE), with contributions […]

UNC Charlotte GIS Day

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November 16th is GIS Day at UNC Charlotte which will include a number of talks and activities.

CAGIS Virtual Seminar Presents Yoo Min Park “Personal exposure monitoring using GPS-enabled portable air pollution sensors”

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Update: recording of this talk is avaliable at the CAGIS YouTube Channel: Please join us Thursday, November 3rd at 1:00 to learn more how “place” explicitly influences an individual’s exposure to air pollution. For this Virtual Seminar we will be hearing Dr. Yoo Min Park discuss her study: Personal exposure monitoring using GPS-enabled portable […]

CAGIS Seminar 10/20/2022, 2:30: Exploring Human Mobility using Wi-Fi Log Data Processing and Spatial-temporal Analysis | Zhu

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Update: A recording of this presentation is avaliable at the CAGIS YouTube Channel: Our upcoming CAGIS Seminar features a practical application of existing technologies to generate novel ways of mapping human activity. On Thursday, October 20th at 2:30*, Charlotte Assistant Professor Lei Zhu will present: Wi-Fi Log Data Processing and Spatial-temporal Analysis for Exploring […]

CAGIS Virtual Seminar Series 9/9/22 : Urban Forestry and Environmental Injustice: Past, Present, and Future with Dr. Dexter Locke

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Our first CAGIS Virtual Seminar of the year is being held in cooperation with the Geography and Earth Science’s Speaker Series on September 9, and the topic couldn’t be more timely. I invite you to attend a Zoom presentation by Dr. Dexter Locke of the USDA Forest Service entitled Urban Forestry and Environmental Injustice: Past, […]

Stephanie Potochnick on Advancing Latino Children’s Access to Early Education

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Dr. Stephanie F. Potochnick, Department of Sociology, Charlotte presents highlights from two different projects, both of which focus on advancing young (age 0-5) Latino children’s overall well-being. Do Immigration Raids Deter Head Start Enrollment? (Robert Santillano, Stephanie Potochnick, and Jade M. Jenkins) Using geographic variation in immigration raids, we investigated their deterrence effect on Hispanic […]