Free geospatial MOOC – The Location Advantage

The Location Advantage – through Esri – 16 March through 27 April 2016: Location analytics uses the locational component of business data to improve users’ understanding of their market, customers, and business processes. Organizations throughout the world use location analytics to make better decisions and gain a competitive advantage. This free, instructor-led MOOC explores the … Read more

Free geospatial MOOC – Skills for the Digital Earth

Skills for the Digital Earth MOOC – through Elmhurst College – 3 through 30 April 2016: Ever stop to think about how important location is when using your smart phone? This educational MOOC begins with an explanation of how society uses location in a myriad of disciplines. Geography, or rather, “where?” is important to … Read more

Using Tableau Public as a “Sustainable” Technology webinar

Using Tableau Public as a “Sustainable” Technology: How to Build and Deploy Your Dashboards in One Hour for Free! Apr 05, 2016 at 11:00 AM PDT Register here: Presenter: Piyali Kundu, Carbon Fund Coordinator, Conservation International Since its launch in 2010, Tableau Public revolutionized the data visualization industry by allowing data analysts and visual storytellers … Read more

GIScience 2016 Workshop on Analysis of Movement Data

The past 10-15 years have seen a dramatic improvement of positioning technologies, which led to massive volumes of tracking data about virtually any object that moves, in a multitude of application domains. Consequently, many new methods for these data have been developed, and computational movement analysis has evolved as an important stream of research in … Read more

Story Maps in the Classroom

Kim Diver and Jason Simms presented work about integrating story maps into liberal arts courses at the Northeast Arc Users Conference GIS Educator’s Day (Sunday November 8, 2015). For more information, go to Abstract: This presentation discusses a pilot project in which five professors integrated ESRI Story Maps within the curriculum during spring semester 2015 … Read more

Department of Geography and the Center for Environmental Sciences and Engineering will host Dr. Luc Anselin Member of the U.S. National Academy of Sciences Professor & Director, Arizona State University for a lecture titled “Software Tools for Modern Spatial Econometrics” Friday, November 8, 2013 1:30 – 2:30pm AUST 434 (UConn Storrs) Dr. Anselin is one … Read more