Maps Apps Drones Tour

Maps, Apps, and Drones Tour Visits Avalon...

On Thursday February 20th, the Maps, Apps, and Drones Tour stopped at Avalon Middle School for their annual STEAM Family Night. Over 200 students and parents showed up to the event! Multiple visiting organizations were represented including Microsoft. We had a great time and the...

Feb 28, 2020
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Maps Apps Drones Tour

2020 Starts Strong as the Maps, Apps,...

The Maps, Apps, & Drones tour visited Avalon Pinecrest engaging students with a variety of geographical activities. From drone piloting to cartography, students learned about the importance of geospatial technologies. Sprawled across the room was a giant map of Florida, a staple of the tour....

Jan 25, 2020
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Citizen Science GIS

Video of Esri Oceans Plenary Keynote by...

We are pleased to share the 40 minute video of Dr. Hawthorne's recent Esri Oceans Plenary Address “The Power of People in Geospatial Technologies.” Take a journey to Belize and back as our founding director comments on the role of everyday, extraordinary people in geospatial...

Feb 13, 2019
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NSF eelgrass drone mapping

Welcome Dr. Bo Yang!

We’d like to introduce our newest Citizen Science GIS team member: Dr. Bo Yang. Bo is joining us from the University of Cincinnati and will serve as a post-doctoral scholar to support Citizen Science GIS and our new $1.3 million collaborative NSF grant for drones...

Oct 5, 2018
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Citizen Science

We’re Hiring an Interdisciplinary Post-Doc in Drones,...

Interdisciplinary Postdoctoral Opportunity in Drones, GIS, and Remote Sensing at University of Central Florida Priority Application Deadline: August 1, 2018 Start Date: Around September 1, 2018 Mentor: Dr. Timothy L. Hawthorne, timothy.hawthorne@ucf.edu or 407.823.1030 The Citizen Science GIS research group in the University of Central...

Jul 11, 2018
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Dr. Hawthorne Named Florida Geography Steward with...

We are pleased to announce that Dr. Timothy Hawthorne, founding director of Citizen Science GIS, has been named The Florida Geography Steward with National Geographic. Don’t worry, he’s not leaving his assistant professor role at UCF. This unique opportunity enhances our work at UCF and...

Apr 23, 2018
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Citizen Science

Supporting Science’s Next Generation at UCF GIS...

Written by UCF Sociology and GIS Ph.D. Student, Lain Graham: GIS Day at UCF on November 14 and 15 gave us all the geotingles!! A term coined by the one and only, Dr. Joseph Kerski, Education Manager at Esri and keynote speaker at UCF’s 2017...

Nov 28, 2017
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Citizen Science

Watch The Fantastic Feeling of Drone Flight....

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...

Aug 28, 2017
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Citizen Science

Science and Society Meet in Hopkins Village,...

We are very pleased to present "Science and Society Meet in Hopkins, Village Belize," a short video (less than 3 minutes) capturing the collaboration between Hopkins Village and the 2017 Citizen Science GIS National Science Foundation REU team. Thanks to Lain Graham, University of Central...

Aug 13, 2017
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GIS and Society

Free GIS and Drones Teacher Workshop in...

  The Geospatial STEM Academy: An Interactive Workshop for Florida Teachers (5th-8th grades) With an Emphasis on Our Coasts & Community Engagement Tuesday June 6, 2017 @ University of Central Florida Maps, apps, and drones! Geospatial technologies (geographic information systems, mapping, GPS, location-based services on...

Apr 24, 2017
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