Four Days of Geospatial Career and Education Exploration!
The Summer GAPS program meets for 4 consecutive days, Monday-Thursday 9am-Noon, and consists of a series of field trips to local organizations and universities where GIS and Geospatial Science is making a real-world impact everyday. Summer GAPS is only available to students that have participates in one of the 8-week GAPS programs. NOTE: Each day begins and ends at the Wade Edwards Learning Lab, 714 St. Mary’s St, Raleigh.
Day One – Monday, July 15, 2019:
GIS In Action @ RTI International
Students will travel to RTI International, in Research Triangle Park. RTI International is one of the largest international non-profit research organizations in the world, with nearly 3,000 employees. Students will hear from the Geospatial Technologies group about their interdisciplinary work.
Day Two – Tuesday, July 16, 2019:
GIS in Action @ the EPA
Students will visit the Environmental Protection Agency in Research Triangle Park where they will work with EnviroAtlas and hear from EnviroAtlas researchers about how they use GIS to protect the nation’s environment!
Day Three – Wednesday, July 17, 2019:
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Day Four – Thursday, July 18, 2019:
Drone work @ NC State
Students will travel to NC State, to hear from researchers and professionals using advanced geospatial technologies, including drones! Who knows, you may even to get a fly a mission!