Citizen Science GIS

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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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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Lain Graham rocking the past and future...

Check out this new feature on Lain Graham, one of our founding team members, a current PhD candidate in Sociology and GIS at UCF and a Solutions Engineer at Esri. She is an amazing rock star and going places in the geospatial technologies field. Original...

Mar 11, 2019
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Multi-spectral drone mapping fieldwork in Indian River...

Citizen Science GIS at University of Central Florida carried out two drone mapping field trips (with FAA certified pilots) to Indian River Lagoon on Feb. 28 and Mar. 5, 2019. The fieldwork was planned and carried out by Dr. Bo Yang, Michael Feinman, Tori-Gaye Atterbury,...

Mar 11, 2019
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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...

Mar 7, 2019
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Video of Esri Oceans Plenary Keynote by...

We are pleased to share the 40 minute video of Dr. Hawthorne's recent Esri Oceans Plenary Address “The Power of People in Geospatial Technologies.” Take a journey to Belize and back as our founding director comments on the role of everyday, extraordinary people in geospatial...

Feb 13, 2019
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Citizen Science GIS Teacher Academy Success

The Citizen Science GIS Teacher Academy featuring a focus on maps, apps and drones training for Florida Teachers (5th-8th grades) was successfully hosted in UCF's Research Park on Feb. 2nd, 2019. The teacher workshop was part of the broader impacts of three National Science Foundation...

Feb 5, 2019
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