Tag: citizen science gis

Belize Summer A 2020 Study Abroad Course Now Accepting Applications

Join us for a research experience of a lifetime in Belize Summer A 2020. About the Courses: In either SYA 4959 (undergraduate students) or SYA 5941 (graduate students), students work with communities in Belize (an English speaking country) on real-world research projects. Students will learn an in-demand research method in a high-growth technology career field. We will …

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Everyday, Extraordinary People are Science’s Greatest Hope

On September 29, I had the honor of a lifetime. I was able to share our message of hope on the big stage at National Geographic as one of a handful of invited talks at the first National Geographic Education Summit. I focused on the innovative work of Citizen Science GIS and our community partners …

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GIS Day at UCF on November 29 for K-12 Classes! Pre-Register Now

Get excited for GIS Day 2018 at UCF co-organized by Citizen Science GIS and GeoBus to be held on Thursday, November 29 from 10 am to 1 pm! Please pre-register your class or group as soon as possible. We will be opening up a larger public invitation on Tuesday of next week. Pre-register now at: …

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New $1.25 Million NSF Award to Smithsonian Institution and Dr. Hawthorne’s Open Reef Team

Open Reef heads west partnering with Smithsonian Institution on new $1.25 million National Science Foundation grant August 21, 2018 A new collaborative $1.25 million dollar grant from the National Science Foundation will support the Open Reef initiative of Citizen Science GIS at University of Central Florida. The Open Reef team led by Timothy L. Hawthorne, …

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Mapping Marine Debris with Youth and their Local Knowledge on Caye Caulker, Belize

Caye Caulker, Belize 11/12/2015 Today I had the privilege of returning to work with Form 3 and Form 2 students at the Ocean Academy on Caye Caulker, Belize.  As usual I was energized by the youth, particularly their ideas and their active engagement in the lessons we completed together.  Unlike previous trips with groups of …

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