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CAGIS's Elizabeth Major ties for First Place in SEDAAG Student Poster Award

Geography Masters Student and CAGIS Research Assistant Elizabeth Major was recognized for her poster "Florida Panther Vehicle Crash Mitigation" at the recent meeting of the Southeastern Division of the Association of American Geographers (SEDAAG) Annual Meeting held recently in Columbia SC. The study arose from work Elizabeth conducted as part of her graduate Spatial Statistics course at UNC... CAGIS's Elizabeth Major ties for First Place in SEDAAG Student Poster Award Read more >>

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GIS Day 2016 at UNC Charlotte emphasized the value of "Spatial Thinking

UNC Charlotte’s hosting of GIS Day 2016 celebrated all things GIS. The theme that emerged over the course of day was “Spatial Thinking”, a concept that reflects a growing consensus that the utility of GIS in solving problems is only limited by the imagination of users and practitioners. Events ranged from a panel discussion around the topics of innovation in GIS and skills development in the... GIS Day 2016 at UNC Charlotte emphasized the value of "Spatial Thinking Read more >>

UNC Charlotte GIS Day

November 16th is GIS Day at UNC Charlotte which will include a number of talks and activities. UNC Charlotte GIS Day Read more >>

New Director of Research and Outreach: Dr. Douglas Shoemaker

Dr. Douglas Shoemaker is the new CAGIS Director of Research and Outreach.  Dr. Shoemaker is an innovator in the field of land system science. Co-author of the FUTURES urban growth model, he has worked to establish an empirically-based understanding of how cities evolve using a fusion of ecology, remote sensing and demographics. As Coordinator of the Charlotte (NC) NSF urban long-term research area... New Director of Research and Outreach: Dr. Douglas Shoemaker Read more >>

CAGIS Upgrades to a new High-performance Windows-based Cluster

CAGIS upgrades to a new high-performance Windows-based cluster, Sapphaire, based desktop grid technology.  For more information, see: Resources CAGIS Upgrades to a new High-performance Windows-based Cluster Read more >>