Citizen Science GIS

A Bird’s-Eye View of the Indian River...

OAK HILL, FLORIDA. In 2016, the University of Central Florida’s Citizen Science GIS team led by Dr. Timothy Hawthorne launched its Open Reef Initiative to create high-resolution aerial imagery of vulnerable islands and coastal environments in Belize using relatively affordable, consumer-level drones. Recently, the Coastal...

Nov 28, 2018
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NSF MarineGEO

New NSF Grant with Smithsonian Featured in...

Our new $1.3 million NSF grant work with the Smithsonian is featured in the latest Esri Blog by Esri Chief Scientist, Dr. Dawn Wfright.  Check it out on the link below: What's Killing Sea Grass on the West Coast? Researchers Deploy Drones and Make Maps...

Nov 15, 2018
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Citizen Science

UCF Students: Research Internship Apps Due February...

UCF Students! Want to be part of an international award winning research team at UCF? Better yet, while getting paid and/or earning academic credit? Now is your chance to intern with us to help share our story. The story of Citizen Science GIS. The story...

Jan 29, 2018
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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

International GIS Award from Esri to Citizen...

Citizen Science GIS is deeply humbled and excited to accept the 2017 Special Achievement in GIS Award from Esri, the world’s leading GIS company.  We are one of four higher education initiative worldwide this year to be accept the award! “For us, receiving the 2017...

Jul 31, 2017
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A Successful Free Workshop to Educate Florida...

Written by Nicholas Altizer and Lain Graham On June 6, 2017, the University of Central Florida, including Citizen Science GIS and the UCF NSF CNH grant team, led a free teacher workshop to educate Florida middle school teachers on geospatial technologies and how they can...

Jun 14, 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

“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

A Summer of Citizen Science GIS in...

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...

Sep 15, 2016
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Open Reef

Introducing the Open Reef Mapping Society

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.

Sep 11, 2016
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