NSF REU & RET Site

We provide funded international experiences in Orlando & Belize for U.S. undergraduates and K-12 educators in community GIS and citizen science.

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NSF REU & RET Site

Undergrad research in Belize.

Open Reef

Drones for a clearer view.

GeoBus™

STEM education on wheels.

NSF Coastal Connections

Mapping sense of place.

NSF Smithsonian Drones

Eeelgrass mapping on the US west coast.

Citizen Science GIS

Connecting communities and scientists.

Who We Are

Who We Are

We are public scholars strengthening connections between society and science by training and empowering diverse communities with the knowledge of GIS and drone technology.

What We Do

What We Do

We develop open geographic resources with community-based entities and provide educational opportunities to shape current and future generations of community-minded individuals.

Why We Do It

Why We Do It

We make science more accessible and understandable by cultivating geospatial technology partnerships between communities and scientists across the globe.

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