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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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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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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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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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Maps, Apps, and Drones at UCF STEM...

Students from all over the city came to UCF’s campus to take part in a STEM Day event. There was a multitude of STEM related events to take part in and our Citizen Science GIS team got to be one of these locations. Students learned...

Nov 5, 2018
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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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Why Public Scholarship Matters More Now Than...

Please share with #citizensciencegis and #publicscholars Why do you do what you do? That’s a hard question, much harder than the question: what do you do? The question of why drives my work as a public scholar. On my academic journey - from a bright-eyed...

Oct 18, 2018
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