GeoBus

IBM Partners with GeoBus

The nation’s first GeoBus from Citizen Science GIS at University of Central Florida is driven by ideas and community partnerships. We are pleased to announce that IBM will serve as one of our Bronze Level Sponsors of GeoBus. The generous monetary donation from IBM will...

Sep 13, 2018
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Esri

New $1.25 million National Science Foundation grant...

Open Reef heads west partnering with Smithsonian Institution on new $1.3 million National Science Foundation grant August 21, 2018 A new collaborative $1.3 million dollar grant from the National Science Foundation will support the Open Reef initiative of Citizen Science GIS at University of Central...

Aug 21, 2018
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Citizen Science

Dr. Rina Ghose is the 2018 Distinguished...

Opening Remarks from the 2018 Citizen Science GIS REU Keynote Address about Dr. Rina Ghose, our 2018 Distinguished Community Scholar Awardee August 9, 2018 Orlando, FL Remarks Delivered by Dr. Timothy Hawthorne, Founding Research Director of Citizen Science GIS. It is my great pleasure and...

Aug 13, 2018
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Open Reef

Open Reef Imagery Update

Dear Open Reef fans, A friendly reminder that our website is in transition and that we plan a massive relaunch later this August. As we’ve noted in past blog and Facebook posts, for those searching for previous Open Reef imagery (like the awesome imagery below),...

Aug 2, 2018
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Citizen Science

We’re Hiring an Interdisciplinary Post-Doc in Drones,...

Interdisciplinary Postdoctoral Opportunity in Drones, GIS, and Remote Sensing at University of Central Florida Priority Application Deadline: August 1, 2018 Start Date: Around September 1, 2018 Mentor: Dr. Timothy L. Hawthorne, timothy.hawthorne@ucf.edu or 407.823.1030 The Citizen Science GIS research group in the University of Central...

Jul 11, 2018
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Uncategorized

National Geographic Selects Dr. Hawthorne as Florida...

National Geographic Selects State Steward from UCF Re-posted from UCF College of Sciences. Posted: May 17th, 2018 ˑ Filled under: Awards, COS News, Faculty News, News, Sociology, Top News, UCF News ˑ  Comments Closed UCF Assistant Professor of Geographic Information Systems Timothy Hawthorne, Ph.D., has been named The...

May 17, 2018
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Uncategorized

Dr. Hawthorne Named Florida Geography Steward with...

We are pleased to announce that Dr. Timothy Hawthorne, founding director of Citizen Science GIS, has been named The Florida Geography Steward with National Geographic. Don’t worry, he’s not leaving his assistant professor role at UCF. This unique opportunity enhances our work at UCF and...

Apr 23, 2018
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Dr. Hannah Torres elected chair of Applied...

Congratulations to Dr. Hannah Torres! She has been elected as the 2018-2019 Chair of the Applied Geography Specialty Group of the American Association of Geographers.  This is a fine national recognition of her work and leadership as an early career scholar! Congratulations to Hannah. We...

Apr 17, 2018
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2018 UCF REU Site Selection Process Complete

Thank you, thank you, thank you. And please continue doing what you do. We have completed the selection process for our 2018 NSF REU Site program. For those of you not selected, we want to express how incredibly talented you are. The future of science...

Mar 27, 2018
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Maps Apps Drones Tour

Merritt Island: Space Day with Maps, Apps,...

Friday, February 2 saw a very special event unfold at Divine Mercy Catholic Academy in Merritt Island: Space Day! Several educators from around Florida engaged over 90 students from 4th through 8th grade through hands-on participatory learning exercises. Several members of the Citizen Science GIS...

Feb 6, 2018
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