A new study finds over three football fields worth of trees were lost per day between the end of the Great Recession and 2018. According to Dr. Shoemaker, concerted action is needed now to meet Charlotte's "50% by 2050" resolution.
Anecdotally, we have all seen a lot of tree loss since the big...Charlotte’s losing its green canopy, despite efforts to save trees Read more >>
In response to the COVID-19 global pandemic, recent CAGIS graduates Alex Hohl and Michael Desjardins teamed-up with Faculty Associate Eric Delmelle to conduct geostatistical analyses of outbreaks in the United States. The team then produced maps of "active" and "emerging" clusters nationwide needed to allocate medial resources in a timely matter. They published their results in the...CAGIS Affiliates' Research Rapidly Detects Active and Emerging COVID-19 Clusters Nationwide Read more >>
We welcome UNCC GES alums Danny Yonto and Claire Schuch to our CAGIS Seminar to give a talk regarding their efforts to map gentrification in Charlotte.
Gentrification has been increasingly studied, but disagreement continues on how best to define and measure it, particularly in regards to how scale influences detection.
In this presentation we hear how Drs....CAGIS Seminar October 23rd | A Multi-Scalar Approach to Mapping Gentrification Read more >>
We welcome Ph.D. Candidate Michael Desjardins to hear about his investigations into the time/space dynamics of dengue, chikungunya and Zika outbreaks in Cali, Colombia.
Abstract: Dengue, chikungunya, and Zika are mosquito-borne diseases that infect an estimated 390 million people...CAGIS Seminar November 6 | Space-Time Modeling of Mosquito-borne Disease Outbreaks Read more >>