NSF eelgrass drone mapping

Citizen Science GIS uses remote drone mapping...

Citizen Science GIS at the University of Central Florida supported by the National Science Foundation (NSF) uses Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS), i.e. drones, to measure eelgrass meadow extent, patchiness, and dynamics through time. Dr. Timothy Hawthorne serves as the UCF PI and Dr. Bo Yang...

Jul 7, 2020
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NSF eelgrass drone mapping

New Teacher Funding for Drones, GIS and...

Teachers are our heroes. You know this. We at Citizen Science GIS often talk about the amazing K-12 teachers we work with and learn from around the globe. Every day, whether in person or remotely, they inspire science’s next generation. During this period of social...

Apr 22, 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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NSF eelgrass drone mapping

Michael Feinman Takes Off with Amazon Prime...

We're pleased to share the news officially! Michael Feinman has been such a huge part of our NSF/Smithsonian Eelgrass Project, Maps, Apps, and Drones Tour, GeoBus, and overall Citizen Science GIS team at UCF. He has officially started a full-time position at Amazon Prime Air...

Oct 8, 2019
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NSF eelgrass drone mapping

Citizen Science GIS Completes Drone Work in...

Planning... and More Planning "The Last Frontier" had many meanings during Citizen Science GIS's most recent trip to Alaska. Aside from Alaska's notorious nickname, this was the "Last Frontier" for researchers Dr. Bo Yang and Michael Feinman. This was the last stop on a 2-1/2...

Oct 7, 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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NSF eelgrass drone mapping

UCF Drone Team Finishes Eelgrass Research Alongside...

The Project During June and July of 2019, Citizen Science GIS team members Dr. Bo Yang, Michael Feinman, and Hunter Searson traveled along the US Pacific Coast to coordinate drone research with multiple institutions. This research project with $1.3 million worth of funding from the...

Jul 16, 2019
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NSF eelgrass drone mapping

UCF drone team finishes eelgrass mapping with...

The second fieldwork experience of eelgrass mapping was successful this June. This trip was made possible through a $1.3 million grant funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF). On this trip, the Citizen Science GIS drone team: Dr. Bo Yang, Michael Feinman, and Hunter Searson...

Jul 1, 2019
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Citizen Science GIS

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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Citizen Science GIS

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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