Category Archives: GIS by Academic Division

Mapping TV: 50 Maps of the U.S. Cultural Divide

New York Times maps of the popularity of certain TV shows in the US.

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Fall 2018 GIS Assistants announced

The Wesleyan GIS Assistant Program pairs a GIS-savvy undergraduate student with a Wesleyan faculty member to assist with GIS-related aspects of a course or a research project. This semester’s assistants include:     Azher Jaweed ’19 History & Environmental Studies   … Continue reading

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Earth’s curvature and US road corrections

Two interesting articles about longitude and the US road/landholdings grid. The artist’s website: http://www.gercoderuijter.com/gerco2/.  

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Apocalyptic Cartography: Thematic Maps and the End of the World in a Fifteenth-Century Manuscript

a lecture by Chet Van Duzer 2-4 pm, Saturday, October 7 Fisk 208

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WesMaSS GIS

The Wesleyan Mathematics and Science Scholars Program is a two-year program that begins the summer immediately prior to a student’s first year at Wesleyan. The summer program consists of several pre-matriculation activities to prepare students for the academic expectations in … Continue reading

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WesGIS Workshop: Integrating surveys and mobile mapping with Survey123

WesGIS Workshop: Integrating surveys and mobile mapping with Survey123 Friday April 21, 2017 1:30-2:30 pm PAC 100 Combine the power of smart forms and geography! Survey123 is a simple and intuitive form-centric data gathering solution for creating, sharing, and analyzing … Continue reading

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Wesleyan GIS students in the news

Introductory GIS students presented their community-based service-learning projects in early December. Read about their projects at the Hartford Courant, Wesleyan’s Engage blog, and Wesleyan News.

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Enlightening election map

One of the more interesting set of maps for the US 2016 Presidential Election. The maps show some of the nuances of the geography of the results.

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WesGIS Hands-On Workshop: Make Your Own Presidential Election Map

Intrigued by the red/blue US maps prevalent in the news media this time of year? Transfixed by the real-time, digital maps of the evolving results on election night? Or merely want to learn how to make a basic map in … Continue reading

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Esri Global Content Challenge

Esri Global Content Challenge! http://go.esri.com/content-challenge Esri is challenging students all over the world to unleash the power of Esri content by way of their own geographic analyses, visualizations, predictive models and more to tell a compelling scientific story. The story must … Continue reading

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