Lewis F. Rogers Institute for Environmental & Spatial Analysis
IESA Announcements and Current Events
January 18, 2017
IESA is proud to recognize Dr. Katayoun Mobasher and recent graduate Logan Moore as recipients of the UNG Faculty-Undergraduate Summer Engagement (FUSE) grant. Their funded research project involves the creation of a lithological map of the northwest Khoy region in Iran. Learn more about their project and the other FUSE grant recipients.
October 3-5, 2016
IESA is proud to be a sponsor of the Georgia Geospatial Conference in Athens, Georgia, where GIS professionals, government agencies, and industry leaders will attend training workshops, presentations and discussions regarding geospatial science and technology in Georgia. For more information about the conference, visit the Georgia Geospatial Conference website.
May 20, 2016
IESA is proud to announce an award from the Georgia Forestry Commission to complete a statewide tree canopy assessment. Under the direction of faculty, Dr. Allison Bailey and Mr. Chris Strother, the project will begin in July 2016. Three IESA students have been selected to work on the project, providing valuable real-world project experience: Andrew Hilliard, Jonathan Stewart, and Emily Hunt. Congratulations to all for receiving this award!
May 19, 2016
IESA students enrolled in Dr. Allison Bailey’s ENST 3040: Environmental Communication class in spring 2016 completed a Gainesville Campus tree inventory for a service learning project to complete standard five of the Tree Campus USA program sponsored by the Arbor Day Foundation. Their work will be submitted along with UNG’s application for recognition of official Tree Campus status joining 254 other colleges and universities across the country.
May 14, 2016
The Lewis F. Rogers Institute for Environmental & Spatial Analysis (IESA) at the University of North Georgia (UNG) will be sponsoring the annual Wild & Scenic Film Festival & Environmental Expo on May 14 in Gainesville, Georgia. The event, held in partnership with Brenau University and the Chattahoochee Riverkeeper, is a reflection of IESA's core mission to promote environmental education.
Mar. 22, 2016
Join us for an engaging talk from Chris Semerjian, GIS Specialist Supervisor at Georgia Department of Natural Resources Wildlife Resources Division and former UNG professor.
Friday, March 25th at noon in Gainesville Science building room 262.
Mar. 4, 2016
Join our GISC 3100 class for a presentation from IESA and UNG alum Carol Kraemer. Noon in room 262 of Science building on Gainesville campus.
Feb. 23, 2016
IESA is proud to announce the formal recognition of the UNG student chapter of the American Institute of Professional Geologists (AIPG). Founding students were presented with a chapter plaque and start-up funds from the national and state organizations. IESA student Logan Moore was named inaugural chapter president. Joshua Hoynes was awarded the AIPG Georgia Section's Scholarship worth $500!
In other geology news, Joshua Botticher is one of two recipients of UNG's inaugural Student Start-Up FUSE program awards for his geologic research.
Much more to come on the geology front!