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Cartography Talk

Connie Brown of Redstone Studios (https://redstonestudios.com/) is an artist that specializes in creating personalized maps for her clients. She will be talking about cartographic design and a brief history of cartography. Wednesday April 6, Allbritton 204, 1:10-2:30 pm.

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GIS Service Learning Presentations

The GIS Service Learning class was highlighted in an ENGAGE post. View the blog post here.

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GIS Service Learning Presentations

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WesGIS Speaker

On Friday November 20, Wes alum Manon Lefevre will be sharing her GIS story. She graduated from Wesleyan a couple of years ago and has since used her GIS skills in Madagascar, at UConn CLEAR, and at the Nature Conservancy. … Continue reading

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GIS Day 2015 is soon!

GIS Day is Wednesday November 18. Join introductory GIS students in Usdan between 11 am and 4 pm for fun activities. More info at Facebook.

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WesGIS Workshop: Geocoding

Learn how to visualize tabular location data in maps. Many data sets include spatial information in the form of street addresses, zip codes, country names, etc. The process of geocoding converts postal addresses or place names into spatial data points … Continue reading

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GIS Working Group

The GIS Working Group is an informal meeting to explore issues of incorporating geographic information systems (GIS), mapping, and spatial technologies into teaching and scholarship. All are welcome to join the conversation. GIS Working Group Meeting Campus Integration of GIS: … Continue reading

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GIS Working Group Meeting, May 15 @ 2pm

GIS Working Group Meeting: Story Maps in the Classroom Recap Friday, May 15, 2:00 pm Exley Room 409 Earlier this semester, the GIS Working Group heard from faculty members who planned to integrate Esri Story Maps into their Spring 2015 … Continue reading

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Follow-up to crowd-sourced crisis mapping in Nepal workshop

Thank you to the participants in the recent Crowd-Sourced Crisis Mapping workshop. For more information about crisis mapping in Nepal, visit the following sites: MapGive USGS Event page IRIS teachable moment page Tomnod Open Street Maps Tasking Manager Stanford University’s … Continue reading

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WesGIS Workshop: Crowd-sourced disaster relief efforts in Nepal

Want to help with relief efforts in Nepal after Saturday’s Magnitude 7.8 earthquake? Special WesGIS/Mapping workshop: Introduction to OpenStreetMap.org Relief Mapping for Nepal When: Friday, May 1, 2:00-3:00 pm Where: Allbritton 204 Who: Anyone in the Wesleyan community who is … Continue reading

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