Maps Apps Drones Tour

Maps, Apps, and Drones Tour is Back!!!...

The Maps, Apps, and Drones Tour is Back! Pre-register your class, organization or event for the Maps, Apps, and Drones Tour, led by Citizen Science GIS at University of Central Florida. Have our team of volunteers come teach your group about about maps, apps, and...

Dec 17, 2018
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National Geographic

National Geographic Summer Institute in Wyoming for...

In 2019, the National Geographic Society will be hosting a Summer Institute for middle school teachers from across North America. The National Geographic 2019 Summer Institute will be held Monday, July 15 - Saturday, July 20, 2019 at the Jackson Campus of the Teton Science...

Dec 16, 2018
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Citizen Science GIS

From REU Scholar to REU Staff to...

In 2013 I applied for the first Citizen Science GIS REU in Atlanta, intrigued by the program’s core philosophy of engaging with people to learn about aspects of their communities that might benefit from a little extra attention. I ended up spending the summer of...

Dec 14, 2018
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Esri

REU Student Reflections from Esri Oceans Forum

Our student blog series continues with NSF REU students Sara Peluso (UCF) and Lucas Farmer (Ohio Wesleyan University) reflecting on their experiences presenting and networking at the Esri Oceans Forum. Four students from the REU, Amber, Lucas, Patty and Sara, went to Redlands, California, to...

Dec 3, 2018
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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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Coastal Connections

Learning Something New Everyday in the Field...

More From Our Students in the Field Blog Series. Checking in from the Indian River Lagoon with our NSF Coastal Connections undergraduate research team. Hey everyone! We’ve had so many interesting conversations lately with people on the Indian River Lagoon. For my last experience out...

Nov 29, 2018
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Citizen Science GIS

A Bird’s-Eye View of the Indian River...

OAK HILL, FLORIDA. In 2016, the University of Central Florida’s Citizen Science GIS team led by Dr. Timothy Hawthorne launched its Open Reef Initiative to create high-resolution aerial imagery of vulnerable islands and coastal environments in Belize using relatively affordable, consumer-level drones. Recently, the Coastal...

Nov 28, 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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NSF REU

Bringing People, Science, and Place Together in...

The third in our series of student blog posts from our research in Belize. This time we hear from Kate Brandt, now a PhD student at UNC-Chapel Hill. Kate was one of our NSF REU Scholars in 2017, and a NSF REU staff member in...

Nov 26, 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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