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  • November 2016 - Dr. Chris Lippitt and the GEM Lab, working with SDSU and defense contractor BAE Systems complete critical infrastructure management project 





  • August 2016 - Dr. Chris Lippitt's work on modeling post-wildfire mass wasting gets attention on local news station KRQE

                              Landslide News


  • August 2016 UNM Newsroom features Geography and Environmental Studies Professor Chris Lippitt's research into the use of remote sensing to improve fire disaster response times and effectiveness

  • July 2016 - Dr. Chris Lippitt comments on using the abilities of advanced technologies such as drone swarms to revolutionize remote sensing


  • January 2016 - GES master’s student Andy Loerch has received a Marshall Plan Scholarship to spend three months in Austria conducting research. He will be working with  Dr. Gernot Paulus at Carinthia University on a project titled “Change Detection from Structure From Motion – The Impact of Repeat Station Imaging.” This project involves the use of remote sensing technologies, such as unmanned aerial vehicles and aerial triangulation, and high-tech GIS tools, such as real-time-kinematic (RTK) global navigation satellite systems. Congratulations to Andy for this honor!


  • June 2015 - Dr. Chris Lippitt’s Edited volume “Time-Sensitive Remote Sensing” released by Springer Press



  • June 4nd, 2015 - GEM student all-star Su Zhang recieves the Hexagon Geospatial Education Challenge Award for his paper: Pavement Surface Cracks Detection and Assessment Based on Hyper-spatial Resolution Natural Color Digital Aerial Photography





        Video Interviews:

        with Su Zhang - https://embed.widencdn.net/video/intergraphhub/ebetw7fyks?u=kgakme

        with Chris Lippitt - https://embed.widencdn.net/video/intergraphhub/e8hkphthcr?u=kgakme

        Su Zhang's Presentation with Powerpoint and Audio (June 4th):



  • March 4th, 2015 - UNM Newsroom press release on the DOT Remote Sensing Project - UNM Researchers Take to the Skies to Assess Infrastructure Damage



  • Feb. 17th, 2015 - UAS Vision covers the NSF Critical Infrastructure Project



  • Feb. 12th, 2015 - An article about the NSF Critical Infrastructure Project appeared on the front page of the San Diego Union-Tribune yesterday, along with the same story on SignOnSanDiego.com



  • Feb. 9th, 2015 - The Daily Aztec (SDSU campus newspaper) did an online story about the NSF Critical Infrastructure Project

        (Disclosure: Doug Stow is affiliated with the department of Geography at SDSU, not Geology)



  • Feb. 6th, 2015 - Homeland Security News Wire picks up the news story about the NSF Critical Infrastructure Project



  • Feb. 3rd, 2015 - Channel 6 San Diego (CW network) 10 pm news did a piece on the NSF Critical Infrastructure Project



  • Feb. 3rd, 2015 - SDSU communications put out a press release regarding NSF Critical Infrastructure Project