|Joseph Roberts Presenting at the NC GIS Conference|
|Philip Martin Presenting at the NC GIS Conference|
NCCU was well-represented in the North Carolina
Joseph Roberts won an undergraduate award for his paper entitled “Accuracy Assessment of Historical Maps from the Roanoke River Watershed, North Carolina.” He looked at about 8 different scanned maps from the late 1700s through the late 1800s and assigned them real world coordinates based on the known control points. He lined these maps up to see which was most ‘accurate.’ This talk generated a lot questions.
NCCU students Roderick Mitchell, John Miller. Erik Green and Gene Squires also attended the conference. This was a great opportunity for students to meet other