Open Reef takes off with National Science Foundation funding

Open Reef, an initiative of Citizen Science GIS at University of Central Florida, is taking off with new funding from the United States National Science Foundation. We are thrilled to finally share that NSF has provided us with a new award to launch Open Reef as part of the Citizen Science GIS REU Site. With Read more about Open Reef takes off with National Science Foundation funding[…]

Want to Understand Microplastics in Puerto Rico? Start in Belize.

Congratulations, Ashley Little! 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 grant in the amount of $2500 by the Geological Society of America in support of her master’s thesis research at GSU with Dr. Read more about Want to Understand Microplastics in Puerto Rico? Start in Belize.[…]

A Summer of Citizen Science GIS in Hopkins, Belize and Orlando, FL

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[…]

Together anything is possible…a documentary of our collaborative work in Belize! 

“Together Anything Is Possible!” We are very proud to present an 8.5 minute documentary video of the collaborative GIS and drone work between the Village of Hopkins, Belize, the Hopkins Village Council, Hamanasi Resort, PADF Belize, the University of Belize, Georgia State University, the Smithsonian Field Research Station in Belize, and the NSF Citizen Science Read more about Together anything is possible…a documentary of our collaborative work in Belize! […]

Citizen Science GIS REU Students Invited to Present Research to the U.S. Embassy in Belize

July 20, 2016 Belmopan, Belize Blog post written by Christine Munisteri, REU Assistant Program Coordinator, Skidmore College ’16 Today the Citizen Science GIS REU students and staff hit the road bright and early for a visit to the U.S. Embassy in Belmopan. It was the opportunity of a lifetime for students and staff to present Read more about Citizen Science GIS REU Students Invited to Present Research to the U.S. Embassy in Belize[…]