GeoBus

Why Kids Matter in Public Scholarship…Pass it...

We are often asked why - as academic researchers - we are so focused on working with kids. The answer is simple. It is our responsibility to inspire science’s next generation. One positive learning moment shared between a young child and a college student or...

Oct 22, 2019
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NSF eelgrass drone mapping

Michael Feinman Takes Off with Amazon Prime...

We're pleased to share the news officially! Michael Feinman has been such a huge part of our NSF/Smithsonian Eelgrass Project, Maps, Apps, and Drones Tour, GeoBus, and overall Citizen Science GIS team at UCF. He has officially started a full-time position at Amazon Prime Air...

Oct 8, 2019
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NSF eelgrass drone mapping

Citizen Science GIS Completes Drone Work in...

Planning... and More Planning "The Last Frontier" had many meanings during Citizen Science GIS's most recent trip to Alaska. Aside from Alaska's notorious nickname, this was the "Last Frontier" for researchers Dr. Bo Yang and Michael Feinman. This was the last stop on a 2-1/2...

Oct 7, 2019
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Citizen Science GIS

Join Our Free Teacher Workshop Nov 16

The Citizen Science GIS Teacher Academy: An Interactive Workshop for Florida Teachers (2nd -8th grades and pre-service teachers) Saturday November 16, 2019 from 8:30 am-1:30 pm @ University of Central Florida Maps, apps, and drones for teachers! Geospatial technologies (geographic information systems, mapping, GPS, location-based services on...

Oct 4, 2019
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Maps Apps Drones Tour

Pre-register for GIS Day Event @ UCF...

JJoin us at the University of Central Florida on Thursday, November 14 from 10:30-1:30 for a free STEAM education event. GIS Day 2019 at UCF: A Focus on Maps, Apps, and Drones! Pre-register your class, organization, home school, family or just yourself for our 2019 Maps, Apps, and...

Oct 2, 2019
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Citizen Science GIS

Where We’ll Be…

Join us as we travel the globe engaging and sharing our message with and learning from those passionate about citizen science, communities, and GIS. Share and find on social media with #citizensciencegis Sept 9-10: Central Florida GIS Workshop, Daytona Beach, FL NSF Coastal Connections presentation...

Sep 19, 2019
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Coastal Connections

Mosquito Lagoon Research and Action

For the past two years I’ve had the great pleasure to work with scientists, business owners and other local community members passionate about protecting what they most value about Mosquito Lagoon in Florida. This NSF-funded work with our interdisciplinary partners included talking with different groups...

Sep 17, 2019
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Citizen Science GIS

The Golden Rule, DroneCat and GeoBus at...

This week, Dr. Hawthorne and our Citizen Science GIS team brought The Golden Rule, Dronecat and GeoBus to Central Florida GIS Workshop. Dr. Hawthorne was invited as a keynote speaker to present our 40 foot city bus with a mobile citizen science laboratory focused on...

Sep 12, 2019
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Coastal Connections

Kirsten Bouck and Morgan McDonald win student...

Kirsten Bouck and Morgan McDonald, 2 of our Citizen Science GIS undergraduates in the NSF CNH coastal connections project, were co-awarded a $500 prize for 2nd place in the student presentation competition at this week’s Central Florida GIS Workshop. They shared updates on the sense...

Sep 12, 2019
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Citizen Science GIS

UCF drone team finishes the mapping in...

In July of 2019, the Citizen Science GIS drone team, Dr. Bo Yang, Michael Feinman, and Hunter Searson traveled along the US Pacific Coast to coordinate drone mapping with multiple research institutions to support the NSF eelgrassresearch project with $1.3 million in funding. Pictured: Dr. Bo Yang,...

Jul 25, 2019
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