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    The Center for Geographic Information Systems (CGIS) is an interdisciplinary research center focused on applications, education, and providing cutting-edge innovative solutions to diverse real world problems.

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  • Mission Zero Corridor Project 

    Brown, Lindsay; Carroll, Elizabeth; Cioffi, Will; Dhingra, Sarthak; Duncan, Rebecca; Shams, Sammy; Kelly, Imeri; McClary, Cierra; Tertichny, Melissa; Dagenhart, Richard (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2014)
    The Blueprints team was asked to examine the 16-mile stretch of Interstate 85 in Troup County, Georgia dedicated to Ray C. Anderson in 2014, in honor of his outstanding achievement and the legacy he left for his hometown ...
  • Stormwater and Urban Design: Urban Design Strategies for Four Sites on the Atlanta BeltLine 

    Ahuja, Rattandeer; Boron, Roberta; Gao, Long; Hampton, Travis; Hang, Yu; Hightower, John; Kai, Liao; Richter, Laura; Tao, Shiqi; Wallace, Justin; Xing, Hafei; Dagenhart, Richard; Debo, Tom (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2012)
    The Georgia Conservancy’s Blueprints for Successful Communities program, in partnership with graduate students from the College of Architecture at Georgia Institute of Technology, examined four different sites within metro ...
  • A Future Energy Harvesting Scenario for Georgia Tech Campus Using Photovoltaic Solar Panels And Piezoelectric Materials 

    Huang, Xiao (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2016)
    This paper discusses harvesting solar and piezo energy and uses GIS analysis for site-selection on the Georgia Tech campus.
  • RETREAT. ADAPT. DEFEND. Designing Community Response to Sea Level Rise in Five Coastal Georgia Communities 

    Adams, Kevin; Aguilar, Johnny; Alhadeff, Daniel; Blumenfeld, Amy; Cadet, Sherene; Hutchison, Alyssa; Manley, Canon; McClure, Melvin; Plummer, Audrey; Riley, R. Dawn; Tuura, Logan; Wallace, Justin; Wang, Jiawen; Zhang, Yigong (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2012)
    This Design + Research Blueprints project concentrates on sea level rise challenges and adaptation opportunities for five communities along the Georgia coast: City of Savannah, Tybee Island, City of Darien, City of Brunswick, ...
  • Using SLAMM to Better Understand Sea Level Rise on the Francis Marion National Forest 

    Leitz, Chelsea (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2016)
    This paper uses SLAMM & Satellite Imagery to better understand the influence of sea-level rise on ecosystems.
  • Using GIS and Python for Assessment and Prioritization of Potential Transit Projects 

    Main, Eric V. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2016)
    This project attempts to test the use of a combination of GIS and Python to assess and prioritize potential transit projects.
  • Imagine Memorial 

    Dobbins, Michael; Ashdown, Marcus; Auguin, Corentin; Giuffrida, Greg; Height, Bakari; Ingram, Wade; Jiang, Charles; Novsam, Jason; Prabhakar, Ranjani; Vason, Elizabeth; Yi, Li (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2015)
    The 2015 student planning studio to improve travel efficiency, safety, development, and character along Atlanta's Memorial Drive.
  • A Dream Deferred? Utilizing the Limited-Equity Housing Cooperative Model as a Solution to Atlanta's Affordable Housing Issue 

    McKinney, Mia (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2016)
    As most of the nation continues to recover from the financial repercussions of the Great Recession, the struggle for housing affordability remains. Home ownership is more difficult to obtain, while rental rates are on an ...
  • Ethnic Communities and Economic Sustainability 

    Blaut, Avraham (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2016)
    This paper sets out to examine the relationship between economically sustainable places and ethnic communities. Using simple and easily repeated GIS processing, we examined if on a citywide scale ethnic communities were ...
  • A Standardized Geodatabase Form for Cultural Resource Management 

    Milner, Brian (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2015)
    The field of archaeology has been absent of a standardized geodatabase system to store, share, analyze and display data collected from archaeological investigation. Data storage and database system vary greatly between ...
  • Supporting Cancer Prevention Strategies Using Geospatial Analysis on HRSA data 

    Rao, Arthi (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2016)
    This paper uses develops a methodology to geospatially analyze factors associated with disparities in cancer rates.
  • Eco-city 2.0: Chongming International Studio 2015 

    Yang, Perry; Yi, Wang; Chi, Cheryl; Xin, Wang (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2015)
    The International Joint Urban Design Studio 2015 focuses on the design of urban metabolism, a sustainable future urban system utilizing Shanghai’s Chongming Island as a demonstration test bed. This report summarizes the ...
  • InternaUonal Urban Design Studio 2016: Shanghai – Disney 

    Yang, Perry; Qian, Steven; Dutt, Florina; Hooper, Corin; Mitchell, Kim; Price, Shelley; Tobey, Michael; Woodworth, Erik; Wu, Yihan; Yanten, Angelica; Qiu, Calvin; Echeverri, Juliana; Koon, John; Ackerman, Hannah; Dartnell, Camilla; Ginn, Olivia; Gwinn, Elizabeth; Heidel, Taryn; Soo, Yong Cheng (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2016)
    The Georgia Tech studio team, consists of urban planning, architecture, and environmental engineering students. The team is assisting the Shen-D Corporation with the creation of evaluative tools and guidelines for integratively ...
  • Parking policies for resurging cities: An Atlanta case study 

    Pringle, Jeshua D. (Geomrgia Institute of Technology, 2016-08-01)
    Parking policies lie at the intersection of land use and transportation. Although often overlooked by traditional planning and engineering methods, parking can serve as an amplifier for an area’s success or failure. The ...
  • Landscape anthropometrics: A multi-scale approach to integrating health into the regional landscape 

    Rao, Arthi Vijayanagara (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2016-07-20)
    This research creates a consistent, scalable approach for incorporating health considerations into regional land planning. A prototypical framework is presented for the Atlanta region. Determinants of healthy places from ...
  • Jane Jacobs, Quantified: Exploring the Legacy of the 20th Century’s Most Provocative Urban Theorist 

    Lueders, Abram (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2016-05)
    This paper attempts to accomplish three goals: to estimate Jacobs’ impact on urban planning, to investigate the evidence for Jacobs’ theories, and to point out the questions raised by Jacobs’ work that have never been ...
  • Mapping the Morphological History of Westside Savannah: History, Analysis, + Future Development Considerations 

    Buker, Allison (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2016-05)
    In order to fully comprehend how and why the western side of Savannah was able to change and move away from its original grid more so than the historic district, it is important to understand that urban form is organized ...
  • Developments of Regional Impact: A Program Analysis 

    Davis, Elizabeth (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2016-05)
    It is the purpose of this paper to examine in greater detail the success or failure of Metro Atlanta’s Developments of Regional Impact program, and to identify potential improvements to the program to encourage efficiency ...
  • Activating the Alleys of Austin 

    Reeves, Blake (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2016-05)
    A wealth of converging forces has created a situation in which downtown Austin, Texas is losing some of its greatest historic and cultural assets. At the same time, this prominent and recognized core of the city is rapidly ...
  • Blue Zones: Rethinking the American Landscape 

    Riddell, Briana (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2016-05)
    Research in public health, urban design and planning has examined associations between the physical environment and community health and well-being. National Geographic Fellow Dan Buettner, along with a team of experts, ...

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