NSF REU

Congratulations to Sara Peluso: Travel Award Winner.

Congratulations to Sara Peluso, one of our amazing undergraduate students at UCF. She has just been notified by the UCF Office of Undergraduate Research that she has been awarded a conference travel grant in the amount of $400 to support her team's presentation of NSF...

Nov 29, 2018
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UCF Study Abroad

Belize Summer A 2019 Study Abroad Course...

About: Work with communities in Belize (an English speaking country) on real-world research projects. Learn an in-demand research method in a high-growth technology career field. Explore the Belize Barrier Reef and several different landscapes across Belize. Learn how to use GIS mapping, apps, and drones. Spend 5 days...

Nov 27, 2018
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Citizen Science GIS

More than Science: Summer Research in Belize

The Second in our New Student Blog Series: Thoughts from the field from our summer undergraduate researchers. Written by Giselle Mahung from University of Belize. Giselle was a student intern with our U.S. team in Hopkins Village this summer. The experience of investigating flooding in...

Nov 19, 2018
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NSF MarineGEO

New NSF Grant with Smithsonian Featured in...

Our new $1.3 million NSF grant work with the Smithsonian is featured in the latest Esri Blog by Esri Chief Scientist, Dr. Dawn Wfright.  Check it out on the link below: What's Killing Sea Grass on the West Coast? Researchers Deploy Drones and Make Maps...

Nov 15, 2018
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Citizen Science GIS

Why We Share (and Should Share More)...

I travel a lot. I’m a geographer, after all. I’m on a plane right now. In the past three weeks, I’ve taken six trips, crossed the country twice by plane, been home for about 3 days total, and left the country once all in the...

Nov 13, 2018
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Coastal Connections

Ecology and Society Paper Now Out from...

New paper now out from our NSF CNH work... Integrating sense of place into ecosystem restoration: a novel approach to achieve synergistic social-ecological impact Kelly M. Kibler 1, Geoffrey S. Cook 2, Lisa G. Chambers 2, Melinda Donnelly 3, Timothy L. Hawthorne 4, Fernando I. Rivera 4 and Linda Walters 2 1Department of Civil, Environmental & Construction Engineering and...

Nov 12, 2018
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Citizen Science GIS

The Strive Towards Non-Extractivist Research

The First in our New Blog Series: Thoughts from the Field from our NSF REU undergraduate researchers. Written by Sharon Huerta from Beloit College. Working with community is a necessary part of science and research overall; my experience this summer allowed me to speak with...

Nov 12, 2018
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Citizen Science GIS

Mapping Kindness Is Back!

We are very pleased to relaunch our Mapping Kindness Project to coincide with the month of November where gratitude and thanks are celebrated. Join the global movement now! -- Kindness…pass it on…through a global map. There is so much good in the world, kindness is...

Nov 7, 2018
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GeoBus

IBM Partners with GeoBus

Story re-posted from UCF College of Sciences Blog. A first-of-its-kind mobile science laboratory recently received a big boost in funding thanks to a new community partner in IBM. The GeoBus is a 42-foot bus filled with technology like mini-drones, an augmented reality sandbox and virtual...

Nov 1, 2018
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Citizen Science GIS

Science’s Greatest Hope: Everyday, Extraordinary Citizens

Dear Friends of Citizen Science GIS, Yesterday, I had the honor of a lifetime. I was able to share our message of hope on the big stage at National Geographic as one of a handful of invited talks at the first National Geographic Education Summit....

Oct 30, 2018
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