Shoemaker talks the future of Charlotte's tree canopy on the "Future Charlotte" podcast

Shoemaker talks the future of Charlotte's tree canopy on the "Future Charlotte" podcast

   July 16, 2021

July 15, 2021. Many Charlotteans enjoy the natural amenity provided by its prominent urban forest, so much so that we've become known as "The City of Trees." However, this lush urban tree canopy is under threat and losing hundreds of acres per year, mostly in residential areas, leaving the City hotter and more prone to flash floods. And because trees are not...

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CAGIS receives a new award to explore risk, resilience in freight transportation systems [NCDOT: Geo-FRIT]

   March 3, 2021
We are pleased to announce the award of NC Department of Transportation funding to CAGIS to explore risk and resilence in freight transportation systems.
 
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CAGIS virtual seminar: Using Remote Sensing (incl. Drones) to assess Risk [Mills]

CAGIS virtual seminar: Using Remote Sensing (incl. Drones) to assess Risk [Mills]

   November 18, 2020
Please join us this Wednesday at 1:30 when we hear Geomorphologist Dr. Andy Mills talk about assessing risk for engineering projects using cutting-edge technologies.
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CAGIS virtual seminar 11/11: NASA scientist Atticus Stovall explores forest structure with LiDAR

CAGIS virtual seminar 11/11: NASA scientist Atticus Stovall explores forest structure with LiDAR

   November 9, 2020
Please join us this Wednesday at 1:30 when we hear NASA scientist Atticus Stoval talk about new methods in measuring 3D forest structure using exciting tools like Terrestrial LiDAR!
 

Abstract
Forests are known as the lungs of the Earth, at the front lines of climate change, while providing a litany of ecosystem services, natural resources,...

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CAGIS Virtual Seminar Series 10/28: Addressing land degradation challenges in southern Africa using technology and interdisciplinary approaches

CAGIS Virtual Seminar Series 10/28: Addressing land degradation challenges in southern Africa using technology and interdisciplinary approaches

   October 28, 2020
Please join us Wednesday at 1:30 when we hear Dr. Narcisa Pricope from UNCW's Socio-Environmental Analysis Lab talk about her strategies for conducting multiscale analyses in complex socio-ecological systems, such as those in the trans-frontier region of southern Africa.
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