Projects

The GeoLab tackles a variety of topics, primarily focusing on environmental and planning-related issues in the region.

New Jersey Municipal Asset Profiler

Our newest project currently under development with support from the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation, will integrate the latest technology in automated web-based mapping to provide detailed land use and environmental information to local municipal stakeholders.

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Changing Landscapes of the Garden State

A detailed analyses of New Jersey’s land resources and how they have changed over the past several decades. This report inventories how development is occurring largely in a sprawling pattern and how open spaces are subsequently being lost.

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New Jersey Land Change Viewer

The New Jersey Land Change Viewer allows you to explore the data behind the Changing Landscapes report and view animated maps that show the progression of development and the loss of open space.

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National Guard Intern Programs

New Jersey's Department of Military and Veterans' Affairs has partnered with the GeoLab to provide two internship programs to our students. Interns receive real-world experience dealing with environmental monitoring and asset management using the latest GIS software and GPS equipment.

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Exclusionary Zoning Analysis

Analysis of residential and non-residential land use development patterns to explore the effects of New Jersey’s current land management policies and the persistence of exclusionary zoning influences.

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Light Rail Alternatives Analysis

Analysis of the geographic factors that will influence the success of the commuter transit alternatives currently proposed for Southern New Jersey and a detailed station location analysis in Glassboro.

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Impervious Cap & Trade

A conceptual framework for an innovative approach to Transferable Development Rights (TDR) that utilizes an impervious surface cap and trade system to better integrate environmental management with smart growth and sustainability land planning objectives.

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