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CAGIS Researcher Receives 2019 AAG Dissertation Grant

Washington DC, April 2019. CAGIS researcher Michael Desjardins (PhD Student) received a 2019 AAG Dissertation Research Grant to support his dissertation titled "A mixed-methods approach for vector-borne disease surveillance in Colombia".  From Desjardin's upcoming dissertation: CAGIS Researcher Receives 2019 AAG Dissertation Grant Read more >>

CAGIS Seminar: Nastaran Pourebrahim presents on mapping social media data

On Wednesday, April 10, PhD Candidate Nastaran Pourebrahim from UNC Greensboro will present, "Social Media Analysis for Urban and Transportation Planning"   Twitter is one of the most popular social media platforms that changed the way people create, disseminate, and share information. Twitter use has been growing rapidly, but the effectiveness of this system for urban and transportation... CAGIS Seminar: Nastaran Pourebrahim presents on mapping social media data Read more >>

Keri Shearer talks about GIS and Charlotte's Shared Data Pipeline

Please join us tomorrow to hear Keri Shearer from the City of Charlotte talk about the City's Shared Data Pipeline.   The City of Charlotte has a wealth of data and tools. The Shared Data Pipeline is a tool we developed to help grow the City’s technical capacity. In casting data in space, we provide common cyber-infrastructure, tools and processes to solve business challenges and... Keri Shearer talks about GIS and Charlotte's Shared Data Pipeline Read more >>

Dimitris Papanikolaou at CAGIS (McEniry 307) Wednesday, February 27 1:00

Are Mobility on Demand (MoD) systems more sustainable?

Please join us on February 27th to hear Dr. Dimitris Papanikolaou present his comparative analyses of MoDs and traditional ride hailing services. Are Mobility on Demand (MoD) systems more sustainable? Read more >>

The Where and When of Hay Fever

Charlotte, December 2018. Allergic rhinitis (or hay fever) effects roughly 15 out of 100 Americans, but sufferers have had little guidance on how to avoid the pollen outbreaks that aggrevate thier symptoms. Blooms of trees, grasses and herbaceous plants are to blame, but seasonality and variations in climate have made it hard to understand where it will be, and how long it will last. Add to that... The Where and When of Hay Fever Read more >>