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Integrative Geospatial Institute Secures $15 million NSF Grant

Overview of I-GUIDE's six interrelated areas of focus.  The National Science Foundation has established the new Institute for Geospatial Understanding through an Integrative Discovery Environment (I-GUIDE, one of five centers to meet the goal of harnessing the data revolution. AAG is among the partners supporting the new effort. Led by University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign with…
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News from the National Science Foundation

The Human-Environment and Geographical Sciences program at the National Science Foundation has announced several staff ; Scott Freundschuh continues as HEGS Program ;A cognitive geographer, Scott specializes in spatial cognition as it relates to types of spatial knowledge and their structures, geographic scale, spatial concept development and understanding, and spatial skills development. He is a faculty member at the University of…
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GIS Skills Competition for Undergraduate Students

GeoTech Center Offers Opportunity for Undergraduates to Showcase their GIS Skills Undergraduate students in the currently enrolled in a geospatial technology course are encouraged to enter the 2016 Undergraduate Geospatial Technology Skills Competition organized by the GeoTech Center.  Students are challenged to use geospatial technology (GIS, remote sensing, UAVs, GPS) to address a real-world problem…
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Funding Available for Zika Virus Research

Contribute to Understanding a New Global Health Threat The NSF has posted a "Dear Colleague Letter" noting the interest of the Ecology & Evolution of Infectious Diseases (EEID) program in proposals for research investigating the Zika virus.  Proposals addressing a wide range of aspects of this new global health threat are encouraged, including issues that geographers…
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