Current Projects

NSF Smithsonian Drones

NSF Smithsonian Drones

NSF & Smithsonian Eelgrass Drone Mapping We work with Smithsonian to drone map eelgrass beds along the U.S. Pacific coast. About the NSF Project A new collaborative $1.3 million dollar grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) supports Citizen Science GIS at the University of Central Florida (UCF). Dr. Timothy L. Hawthorne serves as PI…

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Open Reef

Open Reef

We use drones to create high resolution, open aerial imagery of vulnerable island and coastal environments.

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GeoBus™

GeoBus™

We host a mobile lab powered by the sun on a 40 foot re-purposed city bus that visits Florida K-12 schools.

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NSF Coastal Connections

NSF Coastal Connections

We map sense of place in relation to restoration in the Indian River Lagoon, Florida.

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NSF REU & RET Site

NSF REU & RET Site

We provide funded international experiences in Orlando & Belize for U.S. undergraduates and K-12 educators in community GIS and citizen science.

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