News and Upcoming Events

Kate Beard invited to be a Fellow of UCGIS

The University Consortium for Geographic Information Science (UCGIS) will be awarding Fellow status to Kate Beard at its upcoming May 2017 Symposium in Arlington, Virginia.  Dr. Beard, Professor of Spatial Informatics in the School of Computing and Information Science at the University of Maine serves as the director of the Maine venue of the National […]

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Presentation by David Maidment

NCGIA is pleased to welcome David Maidment for a talk entitled: “From magnifying glass to microscope: the new National Water Model” Abstract: In August 2016 the National Weather Service launched the new National Water Model, which continually forecasts the flow in 2.7 million stream reaches covering 3.2 million miles of rivers and streams of the […]

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Spatial and More Seminar Series

October 19: 12:00 336 Boardman Hall Chris Bennet, PhD student in Spatial Information Science and Engineering Evaluating and Alleviating Cognitive Map Decay for Older Adult Navigators through the use of Virtual Reality Simulation Abstract. The aging process is associated with changes to various tasks of daily life for older adults, e.g. driving and walking. This […]

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Presentation by Mark Scott Solutions Engineer with ESRI

September 21, 12:00 in 336 Boardman Hall Esri a world leader in GIS Technology and Services, has been pioneering GIS software development since 1969. Mark Scott will discuss the current state of ArcGIS, their WebGIS platform, used by over 75% of the Fortune 500 companies, and what it’s like to work for Esri. Mark will […]

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Seeking Research Assistants for Project in Spatial Reasoning

In anticipation of NSF funding for the project “Empowering Multi-Conceptual Spatial Reasoning with a Repository of Qualitative and Quantitative Spatial Ontologies”, Professor Torsten Hahmann is looking for two graduate students (at the Master or PhD level in Spatial Information Science and Engineering or in Computer Science) to work with him on this project. The students […]

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NCGIA- Maine has strong representation at COSIT

Several faculty and students from NCGIA- Maine presented at COSIT  held this year in Sante Fe, New Mexico. Max Egenhofer, current Ph.D. student Joshua Lewis, M.S. student Shirly Stephen, and former student Mark Plummer were authors on the paper titled “Swiss Canton Regions: A Model for Complex Objects in Geographic Partitions.” This paper explores the […]

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Harlan Onsrud presents at UCGIS symposium

Professor Onsrud presented Tracking Everyone Everywhere All the Time: Protecting Individual Privacy within Ubiquitous Observation Societies at the annul UCGIIS Symposium in Pasadena California, May

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Dr. Kate Beard-Tisdale is awarded the 2014 Presidential Research and Creative Achievement Award

Kate Beard-Tisdale, Professor, School of Computing and Information Science and Director of the National Center for Geographic Information and Analysis at the University of Maine is awarded the 2014 Presidential Research and Creative Achievement Award. This award is presented annually to a faculty member whose internationally-recognized research, scholarship, and creative activity distinguish the University of Maine as […]

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