New analyses conducted by the Center of Applied GIS reveals less access to urban tree canopy in many of Charlotte's underserved nieghborhoods. These findings contexualize a study by UVM's Spatial Analysis Lab (here) that found...Charlotte's Declining Tree Canopy Hides Years Of Loss In Historically Black Neighborhoods Read more >>
Recent advances in RNA testing has opened the possibility of detecting the COVID-19 virus in wastewater, a method likely to speed the identification of clusters, and target testing. This is especially important on college campuses, including our own, where in-class attendance increases the risk for transmission.
CAGIS Executive Director Wenwu Tang, and Faculty Associate Eric Delmelle...CAGIS researchers part of team to detect COVID-19 using Campus wastewater Read more >>
The open access journal ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information (ISSN 2220-9964, IF 2.239) is pleased to announce that we have launched a new Special Issue entitled "".
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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 >>