What do our online students achieve? Amazing things!
Here we have highlighted just a few of the many exemplary student capstone projects completd by our MGIS students, some of which have won awards and/or been published in peer-reviewed journals or industry magazines.
|Student||Title||Powerpoint/Peer Review Presentation/Final Presentation||Awards and Publications|
|Roger Bannister||Improving Interpolation Tools for Groundwater Dat||Bannister.ppt
|Scott Byron||Risk-Based Pipeline Route Optimization for the Persian Gulf Region||
|Allen Cousins||Integrating Automated Metering Infrastructure (AMI) with GIS to Predict Electrical Outages||
|Chris Goranson||Cluster Detection Comparison in Syndromic Surveillance||
|Sara Holm||Coal Bed Methane Development Impact Assessment and Landcover Analysis||
|Andrew Parker||Open Source Web Mapping
a non-developers perspective
|Jill Kern||Down in the Trenches: Automating Label Placement in Dense Utility Maps||Kern.ppt
|Justin Klos||Determining Spatial Correlations Between Voting Behavior and Selected Demographic Variables in a Changing Electorate||
|Sterling Quinn||A Predictive Model for Frequently Viewed Tiles in a Web Map||Quinn.ppt
|Kurt Reed||Ecologic Niche Modeling of Blastomyces dermatitidis in Wisconsin|
|Mike Team||Demographic and Spatial Analysis of
North Carolina's Nuclear Plants
A. Muratore. The Role of Geomatics in Oil Spill Response. Goal Zero Champion - 2015 Global Development Award from Shell
2nd Place: K Struthers and J Blanford. Conservation Strategy: Where it matters most. Integrating demographics, socioeconomic lifestyles and biodiversity. Presented at GIS in the Rockies, Denver Colorado, 23-24 September, 2015.
Lt. Michael P. Murphy Award in Geospatial Intelligence:
2018 - D. Steiner
2016 - T. J. Quink
2014 - A. Chang
Esri Developer Center Student of the Year Award winners:
2017 - Tim Naegeli, Backprojecting Secondary Martian Craters Using a Cone of Uncertainty
2016 - Ruthann Ligon, Geo-Enabling Mountain Bike Trail Maintenance with VGI: GIS Applications for the Fountainhead Mountain Bike Trail
2015 - Heather Widlund, Automating Regional GIS Data Integration for Emergency Services in Southwest Colorado
2014 - Meredith Moore, Sanitary Sewer Exfiltration & Infiltration Risk Assessment, Sanitary Sewer Exfiltration & Infiltration Risk Assessment
PEER-REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS and ARTICLES
Kamptner, E. and Kessler, F. (accepted) What Motivates OpenStreetMap Users?: Comparing User Contributions to Small-Scale Crisis Events. Geojournal
Pfau, L. and Blanford J.I. (2018) Enhancing wilderness search and rescue through the use of geospatial data and technology. The Professional Geographer.
Al-Dogom, D., Schuckman, K., and Al-Ruzouq, R. (2018) Geostatistical seismic analysis and hazard assessment; United Arab Emirates. The International Archives of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences, Volume XLII-3/W4, 2018. GeoInformation For Disaster Management (Gi4DM), 18–21 March 2018, Istanbul, Turkey. pp 29-36
Wanner, N. (2018) Background Concentrations of Arsenic in Ohio Soils: Sources and Influencing Factors. The Ohio Journal of Science. 118(2)
Holmes, J., Groce, A., Pinto, J., Mittal, P., Azimi, P., Kellar, K., and O’Brien, J. 2016. TSTL: the template scripting testing language. Int J Softw Tools Technol Transfer. 1-22
Bannister, R. and P. Kennelly. 2016. Incorporating Stream Features into Groundwater Contouring Tools with GIS. Groundwater 54(2): 286-290.
Shaffer, M. J. and Bishop, J. A. 2016. Predicting and preventing elephant poaching incidents through statistical analysis, GIS-based risk analysis, and aerial surveillance flight path modeling. Tropical Conservation Science Vol. 9 (1): 525-548.
Logan, J.J., Jolly, A.M., Blanford, J.I. (2016) The Sociospatial Network: Risk and the role of place in the transmission of infectious diseases. PlosOne 11(2): e0146915.
Cirucci, J.F., Miller, D.A. Blanford, J.I. (2015) Retrospective GIS-Based Multi-Criteria Decision Analysis: A Case Study of California Waste Transfer Station Siting Decisions. Proceedings of the International Symposium on Sustainable Systems and Technologies. May 18-20.
Robinson AC, Pezanowski S, Troedson S, Bianchetti RA, Blanford JI, Stevens J, Guidero E, Roth RE, MacEachren AM. (2013) SymbolStore.org: A Web-based Platform for Sharing Map Symbols. Cartography & Geographic Information Science.
Foster, L.M. & Blanford, J.I. (2013) Improving Cadastre: Development of a workflow protoype utilizing ESRI's Parcel Fabric. URISA Journal 25(2): 63-74
Aurit, M., Peterson, R.O., Blanford J.I. (2013) A GIS analysis of the relationship between sinkholes, dry-well complaints and groundwater pumping for frost-freeze protection of winter strawberry production in Florida. PLoSOne 8(1): e53832.
Nierth, L. 2013. Inundation Analysis of Houston. Directions Magazine
Thomas, M. L. 2012. Mapping Evil: A GIS Analysis of the Lord’s Resistance Army of Uganda. GEOWORLD, OCTOBER 2012 Issue.
Thomas, M., 2011. Beyond GPS. Geospatial Intelligence Forum 2011. 9(5) (July/August).
Thomas, M. L. 2011. Evolution of GPS Systems Architecture and Its Impacts. Communications of the IIMA 2010. 10(4).
Byron, S. 2010. Risk-based pipeline routing improves success probability. Oil & Gas Journal 108(24): 58-64.
Quinn, S., and Gahegan, M. 2010. A predictive model for frequently viewed tiles in a web map. Transactions in GIS, 14(2): 193–216.
C. Goranson, Takahashi K., Tango T., A. Cajigal1, M. Paladini1, E. L. Murray, T. Nguyen, K. Konty, and F. Hardisty. 2008 Cluster Detection Comparison in Syndromic Surveillance. Advances in Disease Surveillance. 5:33
Kern, J.P. and Brewer, C.A. 2008. Automation and the Map Label Placement Problem: A Comparison of
Two GIS Implementations of Label Placement. Cartographic Perspectives. 60:22-89
K. D. Reed, J. K. Meece, J. R. Archer, A. T. Peterson. 2008 Ecologic Niche Modeling of Blastomyces dermatitidis in Wisconsin. PlosOne. 3(4): e2034
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