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
T. J. Quink. 2016. Lt. Michael P. Murphy Award in Geospatial Intelligence
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.
H. Widlund. 2015. Automating Regional GIS Data Integration for Emergency Services in Southwest Colorado. EDC Student of the Year
M. Moore. 2014. Sanitary Sewer Exfiltration & Infiltration Risk Assessment. EDC Student of the Year
A. Chang. 2014. Lt. Michael P. Murphy Award in Geospatial Intelligence
PEER-REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS and ARTICLES
Pfau, L. and Blanford J.I. (accepted) Enhancing wilderness search and rescue through the use of geospatial data and technology. The Professional Geographer.
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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