The focus of this project is on mining such data to deduce useful information about present or future travelers’ behavior, with a special emphasis under events, including both planned events (sporting games, concert, parade, holidays and etc.), and unplanned events (such as inclement weather, earthquakes, hurricanes, floods and etc.).
The NCGIA was founded in 1988 as a National Science Foundation center for research in geographic information and its related technologies. The Center is based at three sites in the United States: here at Buffalo (NCGIA-Buffalo), at the University of California at Santa Barbara (NCGIA-UCSB), and at the University of Maine (NCGIA-Maine).More about NCGIA-Buffalo.
Western New York’s 2018 celebration of GIS Day — an annual, worldwide event — was held at UB on Nov. 14. Geographic information systems (GIS) have made an enormous impact on society, enabling technologies that range from satellite-based navigation to epidemiological modeling.
Faculty and students from different universities and GIS professionals enjoyed GIS Day activities hosted by the WNY GIS Users Group and UB Geography Graduate Student Association.