News

  • Students Fellowships and Awards

    Spring 2021 announcements: As we approach the end of the 2020-2021 academic year, we wanted to share recent news about members of our lab. It’ll be a busy and productive summer for everyone! MOVE Lab undergraduate research assistant Jovany Cota has been awarded a summer internship from the UCSB California Alliance for Minority Participation (CAMP) undergraduate research ...
  • Colloquium and Keynote Talks

    June 22, 2021, IJGIS Webinar Series Somayeh and her co-authors Harvey Miller, Jennifer Miller, and Gil Bohrer were invited to present a webinar featuring their 2019 paper titled “Towards an integrated science of movement: converging research on animal movement ecology and human mobility science” at IJGIS Webinar Series: A monthly seminar featuring IJGIS authors. . The ...
  • MoVIS 2020 Workshop

    IEEE VIS 2020 workshop on Information Visualization of Geospatial Networks, Flows and Movement (MoVis) 26 October 2020, Virtual workshop View the recorded live stream on YouTube Workshop Schedule We are one of many exciting workshops at IEEE VIS which will be held on Monday, October 26th, 2020. Our workshop starts at 12:00 pm (US Mountain Time) and ends at 3:15 pm ...
  • Understanding Maps of Movement

    Invitation to participate in research study “Understanding Maps of Movement” We are currently running a research study focused on the cartography of movement and visualization of tracking data, supported by the National Science Foundation Award # 1853681. We would appreciate your participation in the study. Responses to this survey will be used to develop a better understanding ...
  • Conference Presentations

    AAG Annual Meeting 6 May 2021: Dr. Crystal Bae presented work-in-progress at the Workshop on Adaptable Research Methods For Empirical Research with Map Users, co-hosted by the ICA Commission on Cognitive Issues in Geographic Information Visualization and the ICA Commission on User Experience. The talk was entitled “Designing a Web Study to Evaluate the Cognition of ...
  • Somayeh Dodge presents talk at AutoCarto 2020

    Somayeh Dodge recently gave a talk entitled “WhereNext: Towards a Cartographic Framework for Movement” at AutoCarto 2020 on Wednesday, November 18, 2020. See Dr. Dodge’s talk here: Extended Abstract Slides Video Recording AutoCarto 2020 (cartogis.org/autocarto) was the 23rd International Research Symposium at the intersection of cartography and GIScience, presented by the Cartography and Geographic Information Society (CaGIS). The meeting was ...
  • Recording of MoVIS 2020 Workshop at IEEE now available

    The full recording of the IEEE VIS Workshop on Information Visualization of Geospatial Networks, Flows and Movement (MoVIS 2020), held on October 26th, 2020, is now available to watch on-demand. View the recording here on YouTube. Researchers frequently access and visualize data that represent spatial connections. These include GPS trajectories, migration movement, mobile phone-based movement, social ...
  • Mobility and COVID-19

    Modeling of the effects of NPIs in COVID-19 transmission Browse visualizations here: covid19-mobility-vis MOVE starts a new interdisciplinary collaboration with the UCSB Geography, Computer Science, Statistics and Applied Probability Departments, and the Information Systems and Modeling Group of the Los Alamos National Lab. The research is funded by VCR COVID-19 Seed Grants Program. The aim is to ...
  • MOVE seeks PhD students

    The MOVE@UCSB Laboratory at the Geography Department at UC Santa Barbara is seeking PhD students. We are looking for talented students with a strong quantitative background in GIScience, Geography, Computer Science, or Data Science, and interest in movement and mobility. Our group focuses on the study of movement using data science and geo-computational approaches, including ...
  • Modeling Movement

    Analysis and Modeling of Movement of Tigers in Thailand Through international interdisciplinary collaboration with the Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation of Thailand, MOVE Lab develops analytical approaches and simulation models to understand how tigers and leopards interact with their environment in their ecosystem in the Thailand Western Forest Complex. The aim is to ...