This summer at the University of Central Florida, we are pleased to host the third year of our National Science Foundation Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) Site “Preparing the Next Generation of Scholars through Community GIS and Citizen Science.” Our program, recognized with a 2017 Esri Special Achievement Award, offers fully funded summer research experiences Read more about Year 3 of the Citizen Science GIS NSF REU Site in Orlando and Belize now accepting applications. Priority application deadline is March 2.[…]
Check out what happened when the youth of Hopkins Village Belize worked together to teach each other how to fly mini-drones at the Citizen Science GIS Youth Academy. This is what happens in STEM Education when youth are empowered to lead activities, while the adults take a step back. We are thrilled to continue these Read more about Watch The Fantastic Feeling of Drone Flight. The Power of Youth in STEM Education.[…]
We welcome you to the first in our new “Citizen Science, GIS, and Society” Guest Blog Series designed to share insights about the future of GIS in society from leaders in the field. We are very pleased that our first guest blogger is the very talented Dr. Joseph Kerski, Education Manager at Esri. Please share Read more about Connecting Citizen Science, GIS, Community Partnerships, and Education: A Guest Blog by Dr. Joseph Kerski of Esri[…]
September 15, 2016 Post written by Lain Graham, UCF Sociology PhD Student On August 5th 2016, our Citizen Science GIS NSF REU Site research team went LIVE with the presentation of our research and results to an in person audience as well as the Facebook world summarizing the summer of Citizen GIS in Orlando, FL (2 Read more about A Summer of Citizen Science GIS in Hopkins, Belize and Orlando, FL[…]
Watch our trailer now and share with your friends using #citizensciencegis and #openreef. We Are The Open Reef Mapping Society from Citizen Science GIS on Vimeo.
Citizen Science GIS has a huge announcement coming later in January as we embark on our most ambitious project yet. We’ll give you some hints to keep you interested: it involves GIS, community collaborators, drones, tablet technology, ArcGIS Online, young researchers, summer days and nights, Belize, and a whole lot of fun. We’ve been working Read more about 2016: New Beginnings for Citizen Science GIS[…]