International GIS Award from Esri to Citizen Science GIS

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 Special Achievement in GIS Award reflects the importance of connecting science Read more about International GIS Award from Esri to Citizen Science GIS[…]

Starting a GIS Career Before Graduation! Possible with Hard Work and Citizen Science GIS.

We are very proud of 2017 REU Scholar Amanda Ashby (a sociology major at University of Central Florida) for being hired (before graduation!!) as a Project Development and Environment (PD&E) Planner at Inwood Consulting Engineers in Oviedo, FL!  Amanda is a soon to be graduate of University of Central Florida’s Department of Sociology where she Read more about Starting a GIS Career Before Graduation! Possible with Hard Work and Citizen Science GIS.[…]

A Research and Education Conversation with Dr. Karen Joyce, James Cook University (Australia) on March 23 3:30 pm @ UCF

The Science and Art of Using Drone Technology for Coral Reef Mapping A Research and Education Conversation with Dr. Karen Joyce, James Cook University (Australia) The UCF Interdisciplinary GIS Speaker Series, the UCF Department of Sociology, Global UCF, the UCF Department of Biology, and UCF Graduate Studies are pleased to host Dr. Karen Joyce of Read more about A Research and Education Conversation with Dr. Karen Joyce, James Cook University (Australia) on March 23 3:30 pm @ UCF[…]

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.

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[…]

The Top 5 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Study Abroad, as told by Mandi Barringer, Sociology PhD student, on our study abroad trip in Belize.

The Top 5 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Study Abroad as told by Mandi Barringer, Sociology PhD student, from our study abroad trip in Belize. If you’re not ready to transform your life then you’re not ready to study abroad. The experience abroad challenges students to examine their own beliefs and values, forcing them to step Read more about The Top 5 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Study Abroad, as told by Mandi Barringer, Sociology PhD student, on our study abroad trip in Belize.[…]

Garbage warriors map debris with a purpose on Caye Caulker, a day four blog post by high school student Mathew Sandoval at Ocean Academy on Caye Caulker. 

On June 1st and 2nd , 2016 the University of Central Florida and Ocean Academy joined forces to map marine debris along the beautiful coast of Caye Caulker, Belize. The purpose of this was to help find the root of the problem by creating a well-rounded map in order to help facilitate the most effective Read more about Garbage warriors map debris with a purpose on Caye Caulker, a day four blog post by high school student Mathew Sandoval at Ocean Academy on Caye Caulker. […]