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CAGIS researchers prominent in AAG Cyberinfrastructure Specialty Group

Boston, April, 2017 Dr. Wenwu Tang, current Chair of Cyberinfrastructure Specialty Group, announced the results of voting from the recent AAG Annual Meeting. Notably, Alex Hohl was elected as a Director, and Minrui Zheng was elected as a Student Director, for the 2017-2018 term. Congratulations to these excellent CAGIS researchers. CAGIS researchers prominent in AAG Cyberinfrastructure Specialty Group Read more >>

CAGIS announces the development of a supercomputing cluster

CHARLOTTE NC MARCH 13, 2017. Dr. Wenwu Tang, CAGIS Executive Director unveiled a new, high-performance (throughput) computing cluster/grid, (tentative name: CAGIS-Condor), to support the Center’s CyberGIS initiative. Currently, the CAGIS-Condor cluster has 114 CPUs and 488G memory. Significantly, this cluster is Windows-based--i.e., an ArcGIS capable “supercomputer” for parallel geocomputation... CAGIS announces the development of a supercomputing cluster Read more >>

CAGIS goes to the Ball Game

BOSTON, APRIL 5 After a particularly grueling day at AAG, several CAGIS researchers attended opening night at the Fenway, and watched the Redsox beat the Pirates 3-0 on a very chilly (38 f) Wednesday night. CAGIS goes to the Ball Game Read more >>

Can Forests Help Balance Urban Growth? CAGIS Researcher Investigates Market-based Tool to Reduce Forest Loss

Charlotte (NC), USA – January 5, 2017 – Woodland owners in urbanizing areas across the United States are often under pressure to sell their forested lands for development. In North Carolina, a state known for both its scenic tourism and vibrant economy, losses of forest to development could alter the attractive mix city and rural lands that make the state a desirable destination to live and work... Can Forests Help Balance Urban Growth? CAGIS Researcher Investigates Market-based Tool to Reduce Forest Loss Read more >>

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 >>