This project investigates that by addressing two questions in Western New York with a focus on the area around Geneseo, NY: (1) Were environmental factors or Native American land-use practices responsible for high abundances of oak and oak openings? (2) Under what environmental and land-use conditions have oak and oak openings maintained or declined?
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.
On May 11, 2018, NCGIA-UB celebrated its 30 years in Capen Hall. Invited by the director of NCGIA Professor Ling Bian, University leaders, faculty, alumni, and leaders of GIS community at Western New York joined the celebration.
NCGIA-UB was founded in 1988 as part of the National Science Foundation center for research in GIScience. For three decades, NCGIA-UB has focused on excellence in GIScience research, GIScience-related grant development, and GIScience services to UB and the local community.