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Thursday, February 26


G. Herbert Stout Student Award Presentations - Graduate Students
  • Total Surface Area of North America in Rivers and Streams Larger Than Previously Thought
             George Allen, UNC-CH

  • What’s All the Fuzz About? Examining Differences in Accuracy of Species Distribution Models Across Grain Size Using FIA Data at True and Fuzzed Locations
             Joseph DiRenzo, NCSU

  • Modeling the Nesting Suitability of Loggerhead Sea Turtles (Caretta caretta) in North Carolina Using Geospatial Technologies
             Alyssa Randall, UNC-W


Dr. Hugh Devine

Emeritus Distinguished Professor, NC State University

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George Allen

Graduate Student, UNC-Chapel Hill
George is a doctoral candidate in the department of Geological Sciences at UNC Chapel Hill and works with Dr. Tamlin Pavelsky in the Global Hydrology research group. He uses GIS, remote sensing, and image processing techniques to study the global fluvial system. George is building... Read More →

Joseph DiRenzo

Graduate Student, North Carolina State University
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Alyssa Randall

GIS Analyst & Environmental Scientist, Planning Communities, LLC
Alyssa Randall is a GIS Analyst and Environmental Scientist at Planning Communities in Raleigh, North Carolina. Her work mostly includes climate action planning, community and environmental impact assessment and equity analysis. She has a background in coastal science and environmental... Read More →

Thursday February 26, 2015 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Room 303


G. Herbert Stout Student Award Presentations - Undergraduate Students
  • Update of the CERSER TeraScan Cataloguing System TeraScan Image Processing Scripts
             Jefferson Ridgeway IV, ECSU

  • The Multi-Disciplinary Use of GIS: Mapping the Effects of Pharmaceuticals and Personal Care Products in the Tar-Pamlico Watershed
             Kristen Ziegler, ECU

  • Streamlining Solar Panel Siting on UNC’s Campus
             Ellen Currin, Tait Chandler, UNC-CH

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Dr. Karen Mulcahy

Teaching Associate Professor, East Carolina University

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Tait Chandler

Undergraduate Student, UNC-Chapel Hill
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Ellen Currin

Undergraduate Student, UNC-Chapel Hill
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Jefferson Ridgeway, IV

Undergraduate Student, Elizabeth City State University
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Kristen Ziegler

Recent Graduate, East Carolina University

Thursday February 26, 2015 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Room 303
Friday, February 27


G. Herbert Stout Student Award Presentations - Graduate Students
  • Three Dimensional Modeling of Riparian Vegetation Using Structure-from-Motion and an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle
             James Balcomb, ASU

  • Documentation of Seaspace Ground Station Systems at Elizabeth City State University
             Andrew Brumfield, ECSU

  • Terrestrial Carbon Sequestration: GIS Mapping and Analysis of Select Land Use Land Change Carbon Sinks
             Glenn Koch, NCCU

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Dr. Rebecca Dobbs

Geography Instructor, Western Carolina University
Rebecca Dobbs holds a PhD in Geography from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where she also taught part-time for several years including courses in historical geography, practical GIS, and GIScience. She has published scholarly articles in Historical Geography and... Read More →

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James Balcomb

Graduate Student, Appalachian State University
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Andrew Brumfield

Graduate Student, Elizabeth City State University
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Glenn Koch

Graduate Student, NC Central University

Friday February 27, 2015 8:30am - 10:00am
Room 303


G. Herbert Stout Student Award Presentations - Undergraduate Students
  • Mobility and the GIS Experience
             Brittany Berwanger, FSU

  • School Shootings Since 1960 and Their Relation to Firearms Data
             Edward Holley, Jr., NCCU

  • FOSS and Web Mapping
             Ashley Hanes, A-B Tech CC

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Dr. Stacy Supak

Teaching Assistant Professor, North Carolina State University
I teach a class called Principles of Geospatial Information Science for the MGIST program at NCSU. My research interests include Open Source GIS, Web Mapping and Geospatial Decision Support Systems.

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Brittany Berwanger

Undergraduate Student, Fayetteville State University
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Ashley Hanes

Undergraduate Student, Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College
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Edward Holley, Jr.

Undergraduate Student, NC Central University

Friday February 27, 2015 10:30am - 12:00pm
Room 303


G. Herbert Stout Student Award Presentations - Graduate Students
  • Exploring Spatial Data Infrastructure in an Open Source World
             Jacqueline Lowe, UNC-A

  • Dasymetric Techniques Improve Mapping of Vulnerable Coastal Populations
             Calvin Harmin, ECU

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Dr. Viva Reynolds

Coordinator, GIS and GIST Certifcate Programs, East Carolina University
I have been an educator (K-5 and university) for 20 years and have lived in 6 states. For the last 5 years I have taught a course in Medical Geography, but also was trained as a geomorphologist. I love learning new GIST methods for solving real-world geographic problems.

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Jacqueline Lowe

Graduate Student, UNC-Asheville

Friday February 27, 2015 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Room 303