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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Citizen Science GIS

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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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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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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Citizen Science GIS

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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Citizen Science GIS

A Bird’s-Eye View of the Indian River...

OAK HILL, FLORIDA. In 2016, the University of Central Florida’s Citizen Science GIS team led by Dr. Timothy Hawthorne launched its Open Reef Initiative to create high-resolution aerial imagery of vulnerable islands and coastal environments in Belize using relatively affordable, consumer-level drones. Recently, the Coastal...

Nov 28, 2018
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