NSF CNH

Esri Award for Citizen Science GIS

We at Citizen Science GIS are humbled and excited to announce that we are receiving international recognition from Esri with their 2017 Special Achievement in GIS Award. This award recognizes our work with the National Science Foundation Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) Site in Hopkins...

Apr 28, 2017
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NSF REU

Want to Understand Microplastics in Puerto Rico?...

Congratulations, Ashley Little! [caption id="attachment_1181" align="alignright" width="450"] Ashley collecting marine debris data in Hopkins Village, Belize.[/caption] We are very proud of 2017 REU Scholar Ashley Little, now a graduate student in the M.S. in Geosciences program at Georgia State University (GSU).  Ashley was awarded a...

Apr 20, 2017
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NSF REU

Starting a GIS Career Before Graduation! Possible...

We are very proud of 2017 REU Scholar Amanda Ashby (a sociology major at University of Central Florida) for being hired (before graduation!!) as a Project Development and Environment (PD&E) Planner at Inwood Consulting Engineers in Oviedo, FL!  Amanda is a soon to be graduate...

Apr 18, 2017
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Citizen Science

Congratulations to Jasmine Perez: joining Esri in...

We are very proud to announce that Jasmine Perez (rightside of the photo) of University of Miami will be joining Esri this summer in Redlands, CA as an Intern in the Professional Services division on the Natural Resources Team. Jasmine is awesome and was an...

Apr 17, 2017
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Citizen Science

Boston, Drones, Apps, and Our Giant Earth!

Reflections on the AAG Meeting 2017 in Boston by Nicholas Altizer, UCF Sociology graduate student. In early April, in an overcast and cold Boston several members from the Citizen Science GIS REU and Open Reef teams attended the American Association of Geographers annual meeting. The...

Apr 12, 2017
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Citizen Science

Citizen Science GIS NSF REU Site Well-Represented...

As told by Lain Graham, REU Senior Research Coordinator. [caption id="attachment_1162" align="alignright" width="492"] Lain Graham presenting our REU work.[/caption] I was honored to present our citizen science GIS research at the 2017 American Association of Geographers Conference in Boston, Massachusetts last week. I presented a...

Apr 11, 2017
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NSF REU

Overwhelming Demand for Citizen Science GIS: Thank...

We are humbled by the overwhelming response to our NSF Citizen Science GIS summer research program.  It’s clear that hundreds of students around the U.S. are passionate about community-based scholarship in international settings.  Our 2017 priority application deadline has now passed.  For us as an...

Feb 18, 2017
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NSF REU

“Together, Everything is Possible,” an Esri storymap...

Ever wondered what our #citizensciencegis #NSF #REU research is all about in Hopkins, Belize? View our story through maps, images, and videos in "Together, Everything is Possible."  It's an #Esri #storymap about the beginnings of our National Science Foundation (NSF) #REU Site in #HopkinsVillage #Belize....

Feb 7, 2017
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NSF REU

Our 2017 NSF REU Site in Belize...

We are pleased to announce that our 2017 National Science Foundation (NSF) #REU Site in Community GIS and Citizen Science in #Orlando and #Belize is now accepting applications from U.S. undergraduate students. The priority application deadline is Friday, February 17, 2017 @ 5 pm EST.  The...

Nov 28, 2016
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NSF REU

Mapping with a Mission: The Citizen Science...

Mapping with a Mission: The Citizen Science GIS Team Returns to Hopkins, Belize. Written by, Lain Graham, University of Central Florida Sociology PhD student and NSF REU Senior Research Coordinator. Hopkins, Belize is paradise in any season, but visiting in the crisp fall after spending...

Nov 22, 2016
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