Citizen Science GIS

Changing the way communities and scientists work together with maps, apps, and drones

Michelle Chang presents at the 2017 Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABCRMS)

Written by Michelle Chang, a senior at the University of California, Berkeley, and a 2017 NSF REU Student Scholar on the marine debris research track: It was an incredibly amazing experience for me to attend the Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABCRMS) in Phoenix, Arizona. The conference was a 4 day experience (November Read more about Michelle Chang presents at the 2017 Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABCRMS)[…]

Michelle Chang, 2017 REU Alum, wins outstanding presentation award at the 2017 Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS)

Written by 2017 NSF REU Student Scholar, Michelle Chang: On the last day of Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS), there was the closing award ceremony, which recognized 303 of 22,000 total presenters for their outstanding presentations. I am very honored to be recognized as one of those 303 presenters during the conference! Read more about Michelle Chang, 2017 REU Alum, wins outstanding presentation award at the 2017 Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS)[…]

2017 Esri Oceans Forum, Reflections: Rachel Layko

Written by 2017 NSF REU, Marine Debris Student Scholar and William and Mary Junior, Rachel Layko. This past week I attended the ESRI Oceans Forum in Redlands, California. This was the first conference I’d ever attended and my first time to the ESRI Headquarters in Redlands, California. I co-presented with UCF Ph.D. student, Lain Graham, Read more about 2017 Esri Oceans Forum, Reflections: Rachel Layko[…]

2017 Esri Oceans Forum, Reflections: Kate Brandt

Written by 2017 NSF REU, Flooding and Disaster Management Student Scholar, Rutgers University Senior, Kate Brandt. One of my favorite aspects of research is having the opportunity to share experiences and knowledge with others. Last week, I was able to do just that at the Esri Ocean Forum in Redlands, California along with other members Read more about 2017 Esri Oceans Forum, Reflections: Kate Brandt[…]

Reflections from Esri’s 2017 Oceans Forum

Written by UCF Sociology and GIS PhD student and NSF REU Senior Research Mentor, Lain Graham. Members of our Citizen Science GIS team traveled across the country to attend the 2017 Esri Oceans Forum in beautiful Redlands, California. It is always rewarding to attend a conference with researchers in your field, to present your ideas Read more about Reflections from Esri’s 2017 Oceans Forum[…]

Maps, Apps and Drones for Citizen Science Day 2017: Free Registration!

Maps, Apps and Drones for Citizen Science Day 2017 Pre-register now at: https://goo.gl/forms/UzYt3ZPTdehbbEOb2 A Free STEM Education Event at UCF! Join us at the University of Central Florida on Wednesday, November 15, 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., for a free STEM education event. Pre-register your class, organization, family, or just yourself for our 2017 Maps, Read more about Maps, Apps and Drones for Citizen Science Day 2017: Free Registration![…]

Michelle Chang Participating in the Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography 2018 Multicultural Program

Good news from Michelle Chang, REU 2017 Alumnus! “I am very excited to announce that I will be participating in the ASLO (Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography) 2018 Multicultural Program! This program offers diverse and underrepresented students the amazing opportunity to learn about research and development in aquatic sciences. Through the support Read more about Michelle Chang Participating in the Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography 2018 Multicultural Program[…]

Taking Flight at Eagle Creek Elementary through Citizen Science GIS Maps, Apps, and Drones

Citizen Science GIS Eagle Creek Event Team: GIS team Sociology and GIS M.A. Student, Nicholas Altizer, Pre-Med Undergraduate and Carolynn Turneur, led by Sociology and GIS Ph.D. Student, Lain Graham. Twenty-one, 5th grade students at Eagle Creek Elementary had the opportunity to learn about the power of GIS and drones on Tuesday, October 10th, 2017 Read more about Taking Flight at Eagle Creek Elementary through Citizen Science GIS Maps, Apps, and Drones[…]

Free Mapping Partnerships with Citizen Science GIS: Introducting Central Florida’s Next Big Mapping Idea!

Free Maps, Apps, and Drones for Good Partnerships with Citizen Science GIS at University of Central Florida October 11, 2017 — Orlando, Florida We are pleased to announce Central Florida’s Next Big Mapping Idea Competition. The competition is open to all community and neighborhood organizations, non-profits, and K-12 schools interested in implementing a community mapping Read more about Free Mapping Partnerships with Citizen Science GIS: Introducting Central Florida’s Next Big Mapping Idea![…]

Making Space for Community-Engaged Scholarship Article Now Available in The Professional Geographer

How can universities support faculty interested in community-based scholarship?  That’s what Dr. Jonnell Robinson of Syracuse University and our very own Dr. Timothy Hawthorne discuss in a new article in The Professional Geographer. “Making Space for Community Engaged Scholarship in Geography” in The Professional Geographer is online first at http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/00330124.2017.1366775. Be one of the first Read more about Making Space for Community-Engaged Scholarship Article Now Available in The Professional Geographer[…]