"The study of geography is about more than just memorizing places on a map. It's about understanding the complexity of our world." - Barack Obama
In the coming weeks, the University of Louisville geographic information system program will introduce an app geared toward helping the city’s immigrant and refugee residents find services in and around the metro area.
The app, a product of an eight-hour hackathon on International GIS Day in November, was created by about 25 people, including students, professors, GIS professionals, UofL staff and Louisville Metro employees... Read more
Ariel Weaver, an MS candidate, is currently conducting field work in the Southern African country of Namibia. Funded by a Fulbright Study Research Award, her focus is on land-use and land-cover dynamics in rural communities in relation to conservation and development issues. By applying remote sensing and geographic technologies she seeks to understand landscape patterns and subsequently use that information to inform policymakers and stakeholders to manage land more effectively.