A team of UI [Iowa] master’s program students created an interactive, Web-based map that can be used by residents and businesses to pinpoint their property’s renewable energy potential, including solar, wind and geothermal power. The tool is the first of its kind in the U.S., according to the researchers. ...
UI partnered with the Greater Dubuque Development Corporation for the $80,000, two-year project. UI is footing the bill for what [ director of the school of urban and regional planning Charles] Connerly characterizes as a prototype project, which UI hopes will lead to future partnerships in other cities.
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Micheal Byrne discusses what he does as GIO of the FCC.
GeoVISTA Center Director Alan MacEachren, as part of a multi-department team of Penn State researchers, has been awarded an Integrative Graduate Education and Research Traineeship (IGERT) grant from the National Science Foundation. The project, Big Data Social Science - An Integrative Education and Research Program in Social Data Analytics, brings together a diverse interdisciplinary team of researchers to create a new training program in Social Data Analytics. The award totals $2,999,713 over five years.