Past Projects

  • Trail hiking

    Regional trail information and education

    There has been an increasing need within the U.S. Forest Service Southern Research Station and the National Forests of North Carolina to provide a user-friendly, web-based tool that enables forest visitors to plan trail trips and educate users about... Read More
  • Green Infrastructure Network map used in the GroWNC project

    Community outreach facilitation, scenario planning for decision support, and mapping of results

    GroWNC was a listening and planning process to develop regional and local strategies for economic competitiveness and job creation. Working in the five-county region of Buncombe, Haywood, Henderson, Madison, and Transylvania counties, the GroWNC project... Read More
  • Hydrology map of the Land of Sky Regional Council geographic area

    Regional geospatial analysis and cartography

    The Land of Sky Regional Council of Governments worked with leaders from across the four-county region to develop a strategic plan for conservation and development. This project brought together data from public, private, and non-profit sources,... Read More
  • Map of counties in western North Carolina

    Live and recorded multimedia presentations

    What makes our communities livable and resilient? Through 3D visualization in the immersive GeoDome Theater, audiences explored the conditions that support life, from the outer edges of the solar system to their own communities in the Appalachian... Read More
  • Understanding the local food system

    Beginning in 2012, Land of Sky Regional Council, the Appalachian Sustainable Agriculture Project (ASAP), and UNC Asheville's NEMAC began working on a collaborative project to better understand what communities need to foster successful and sustainable... Read More
  • Home page of the Multigraph website

    Interactive data graphs for the web

    Multigraph is a re-usable software component for creating interactive data graphs on the web. Just as an interactive web map application—such as Google Maps—lets a user zoom and pan geographically, Multigraph allows the user to move around in a data... Read More
  • Detail of a map created for the National Climate Assessment

    Preparing the nation for change

    The National Climate Assessment (NCA), operated by the United States Global Change Research Program, is an effort to provide an assessment every four years on the latest information about climate change science and impacts. These assessments take into... Read More
  • Firefighter in front of a blaze

    Meeting facilitation and decision support tools

    There have been ongoing efforts throughout the United States to reduce the effects of catastrophic wildfire, reduce wildfire losses, and gain a long-term fire resiliency. In order to address these growing wildland fire challenges, a collaborative effort... Read More
  • Map depicting the environment and natural resources of North Carolina

    General reference cartography in support of climate workshops

    Examining sectors at state, regional, and local scales is important toward an understanding of vulnerabilities to climate change. NEMAC developed these maps in support of a climate workshop. They provide general reference information about North Carolina... Read More
  • A graph from the SWDI database

    Integrated database of severe weather records for the United States

    The Severe Weather Data Inventory (SWDI) is an integrated database of severe weather records for the United States. The records in SWDI come from a variety of sources in the archive of NOAA’s National Centers for Environmental Information (formerly the... Read More