Departmental Updates

Two Open NEMAC Internship Positions

NEMAC is seeking applicants for two student internships for the Fall 2017—Spring 2018 semesters. Open positions are available to registered UNC Asheville students (undergraduate and graduate) and include Business Analytics Intern and Media and Marketing Intern. The paid internships are performed in our offices on campus AND/OR in our downtown location in The Collider. Salaries start at $10/hour.... Read More

The End of an Era: Vis Wall Decommissioned

The NEMAC conference room at The Collider

It's the end of a NEMAC era—the visualization wall at our Engagement Site in The Collider is no longer.

As technology continues its forward march, we found that we were using the vis wall less and less frequently, while our growing number of friends and partners highlighted the need for additional collaboration space. With somewhat heavy hearts, the stalwart Ian and his trusty assistant Robert broke down the... Read More

Jim Fox to discuss French Broad River flooding at RiverLink

RiverLink will host NEMAC's Jim Fox on Thursday in a Preparedness Salon. Jim will discuss historical floods of the French Broad River and what climate change may mean for future flooding. The presentation, entitled "Hell or High Water: Flooding Past, Present, and Future," is scheduled for 5:30–6:30 p.m. on June 22, 2017, at the RiverLink office at 170 Lyman Street, Asheville.

More information can be found in this notice from the... Read More

NEMAC's Dave Michelson to present at the Lady Slipper Speaker Series

NEMAC's Dave Michelson will present next month at the new Lady Slipper Speaker Series, sponsored by the Carolina Mountain Land Conservancy in partnership with Brevard College. The lecture is scheduled for 5:30–7 p.m. on March 21, 2017, in McLarty-Goodson Room 125 at Brevard College. Dave will be joined by NEMAC student intern William Clark.

More information on the lecture series can be found from the Asheville Citizen-Times... Read More

Kim Rhodes and Matthew Geiger Join the NEMAC Team

The NEMAC team welcomes two new team members: Kim Rhodes joins us as our new GIS Technician, and Matthew Geiger is our new Associate Applications Developer. Kim and Matthew both transition into their new positions from their roles as NEMAC student interns. Welcome Kim and Matthew, and congratulations on your respective graduations!

NEMAC Campus Offices Close for Winter Break 12/19/16–01/02/16

The NEMAC offices on campus will be closed for winter break December 19, 2016—January 2, 2017. Some NEMAC staff will be working from our offices in The Collider during the week of December 19, but our team will be taking a well-deserved break from December 26 through January 2. To reach a NEMAC staff member, please call 828-225-6575, or try their email (see our staff page for contact information). Have a great holiday!

Three NEMAC Internship Positions Open

NEMAC is seeking applicants for three student internships for the Spring 2017 semester. Open positions include Business Analytics Intern, Data System Manager, and Web Developer. The paid internships are performed in our offices on campus. Salaries start at $10/hour. Full job postings, along with instructions on how to apply, are available on the UNC Asheville Career Center RockyLink.

NEMAC Honored for Special Achievement in GIS

Geographic Information System Provider Esri Awards NEMAC at Annual User Conference

Esri, a world leader in geographic information system (GIS) technology, presented UNC Asheville’s National Environmental Modeling and Analysis Center (NEMAC) with a Special Achievement in GIS (SAG) Award June 29 at their annual User Conference. Read the full press release here... Read More

"Ecosystem Benefits and Risks" Research and Website Support Natural Resource Management Across the Appalachians

Map depicting the Appalachian Landscape Conservation Cooperative regional extent

The Appalachian Landscape Conservation Cooperative (LCC) and the U.S. Forest Service have released products from the first phase of an ongoing study assessing benefits of and risks to the region's "ecosystem services"—natural assets valued by people, such as clean drinking water, outdoor... Read More

NEMAC Engagement Site Moves to The Collider

Our downtown Engagement Site has officially moved to The Collider, a next-generation innovation hub located on the fourth floor of the Wells Fargo building, overlooking Pritchard Park in downtown Asheville. Please visit our Engagement Site page for location information.