Esri

REU Student Reflections from Esri Oceans Forum

Our student blog series continues with NSF REU students Sara Peluso (UCF) and Lucas Farmer (Ohio Wesleyan University) reflecting on their experiences presenting and networking at the Esri Oceans Forum. Four students from the REU, Amber, Lucas, Patty and Sara, went to Redlands, California, to...

Dec 3, 2018
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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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Esri

NSF REU Students at Esri Oceans Forum

Co-written by Amber Rutstein and Patricia Becinventa from UCF. Four of our 2018 Citizen Science GIS NSF REU students Patricia Bencivenga, Lucas Farmer, Sara Peluso, and Amber Rutstein all had the opportunity to present their summer work at the Esri Ocean Forum conference this past...

Nov 16, 2018
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Esri

New $1.3 million National Science Foundation grant...

Open Reef heads west partnering with Smithsonian Institution on new $1.3 million National Science Foundation grant A new collaborative $1.3 million dollar grant from the National Science Foundation will support the Open Reef initiative of Citizen Science GIS at University of Central Florida. The Open...

Aug 21, 2018
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