Citizen Science GIS

New Funding to Amplify Knight Voices &...

We are pleased to introduce our newest funding initiative: Amplify Knight Voices & Broaden Community Connections: A New UCF Graduate Student Research Funding Program to Support Underrepresented Individuals and Groups. Program Contact: Dr. Timothy L. Hawthorne, Associate Professor of GIS in the UCF Department of...

Jun 25, 2020
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Citizen Science GIS

We Stand in Solidarity

As a scientific organization that aims to connect science and society, Citizen Science GIS stands with all in society who are calling out systematic racism, oppression, inequality and brutality across the U.S. As an organization we deeply condemn all acts of racism, oppression and brutality...

May 31, 2020
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Citizen Science GIS

Top 5 CSGIS Drone Shots

The work we do at CitizenScienceGIS often leads us to beautiful destinations, and we would love for our followers to be able to virtually experience all that we do. This is why I have compiled a list of our top 5 drone shots, in no...

Mar 21, 2020
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Citizen Science GIS

Indian River Lagoon expedition with new drone...

The beginning of 2020 for CitizenScienceGIS marks the start of many new adventures: The soon unveiling of our GeoBus, continuation of the Maps, Apps, & Drones tour, and another year of drone mapping along the US West Coast. This trip, on January 24th, to the...

Feb 3, 2020
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Citizen Science GIS

2019: A Mappening Year of Gratitude

The same two words we used to describe 2018 summarize our feelings toward 2019: maptastic gratitude. Yep, you read that right! We have so much gratitude for all of the support and ideas generated by our maptastic community partners, citizen scientists, K-12 teachers, youth, donors,...

Dec 13, 2019
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Citizen Science GIS

Maps, Apps, and Drones Tour Stop: Innovation...

Student responds to a geospatial question with the throw-able CatchBox microphone The start of the fall 2019 Maps, Apps, and Drones Tour is here and ready to come to your school! On Monday our team visited students at Innovation Montessori School where we got to...

Oct 24, 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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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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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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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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