CAGIS researchers part of team to detect COVID-19 using Campus wastewater

   September 2, 2020

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...

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Call for Submission: Advances in Computational Approaches for Spatial Analysis and Modeling

   August 22, 2020

Dear colleagues,

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 "". 

Relevant topics include, but not limited to:

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Charlotte’s losing its green canopy, despite efforts to save trees

Charlotte’s losing its green canopy, despite efforts to save trees

   July 13, 2020

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...

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CAGIS Affiliates' Research Rapidly Detects Active and Emerging COVID-19 Clusters Nationwide

CAGIS Affiliates' Research Rapidly Detects Active and Emerging COVID-19 Clusters Nationwide

   June 10, 2020

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...

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CAGIS Seminar October 9th: Emerging Applications for UAVs

CAGIS Seminar October 9th: Emerging Applications for UAVs

   November 6, 2019
We invite you to an interesting, two-part Seminar next week which discusses new applications for unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), sometimes referred to as "drones". 
 
In part 1, Dr. Srinivas Akella talks about coordinating multiple UAVs for disaster response.
 
In part 2, Dr. Yutin Chen describes the new role UAVs are...
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