Citizen Science GIS

Isani Palacio of Hopkins Village, Drone Field...

We are proud to welcome Isani Palacio of Hopkins Village as a drone field assistant for our Citizen Science GIS and Open Reef work in Belize. He is now competent in all aspects of the DJI Phantom 4 drone mapping process to support his village....

Jul 5, 2019
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UCF drone team finishes eelgrass mapping with...

The first session of the fieldtrip series has been successfully carried out, which is a part of a new collaborative $1.3 million dollar grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF). supports Citizen Science GIS at University of Central Florida (UCF). The UCF portion of the...

Jun 12, 2019
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Four project templates in Drone2Map

Esri Drone2Map for ArcGIS is a GIS-based software that conveniently takes raw drone imagery and converts it into 2D and 3D maps. The first step in producing mapping products through Drone2Map is creating a project template. We will explain each template and illustrate it's application....

May 20, 2019
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Zayna Flowers from University of Belize joins...

Zayna Flowers is currently an undergraduate student of the University of Belize pursuing her degree in Natural Resource Management. She is so excited to be spending the summer with the UCF Citizen Science GIS team in Belize. She was introduced to GIS in her first...

May 13, 2019
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Researchers at Univ. of Central Florida are...

Dr. Bo Yang presents UAV data sharpening method in AAG 2019 at DC Dr. Bo Yang from Citizen Science GIS at University of Central Florida presents "A spatio-temporal geo-statistical approach for sharpening multi-spectral satellite imagery using high-resolution UAV data " in the annual meeting 2019...

Apr 9, 2019
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Dr. Yang presents multi-spectral UAV mapping at...

Dr. Yang is presenting research of CitizenScienceGIS group at UCF research week UCF Research Week celebrates the research and creative projects of the entire UCF community. Representing Citizen Science GIS at UCF, Dr. Bo Yang presented "Multi-spectral drone mapping over Indian River Lagoon" to illustrate...

Apr 5, 2019
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Dr. Hawthorne Earns Top Research Honor at...

Congratulations to Dr. Timothy Hawthorne, our founding research director, for being named a 2019 University of Central Florida Reach for the Stars Awardee.  The Reach for the Stars Award is the highest research distinction junior faculty can achieve at UCF. According to UCF Faculty Excellence,...

Apr 3, 2019
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Citizen Science GIS

How to create Region of Interest (ROI)...

Google Earth on desktop is free for users with advanced feature needs. It's a really useful resource allowing users to import and export Geographic Information System (GIS) data, and go back in time with historical imagery. Available for free for download on PC, Mac, or...

Mar 29, 2019
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AAG Presentations with Citizen Science GIS

We've compiled a list of our team's presentations at AAG in DC. Hope you can join us! Thursday, April 4 Mapping Emotional Attachment in the Indian River Lagoon Using Participatory Approaches Assigned to Session Authors: Merry Johnson*, Topics: Coastal and Marine Keywords: ecosystem, environmental, social...

Mar 29, 2019
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Help Us Support Science that Inspires!

To us, science is about inspiration. Help us continue to do science that is inspired by everyday, extraordinary people. Please check out and share this 1 minute video highlighting some of the ways we are inspired to do science with communities at America’s Partnership University....

Mar 27, 2019
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