Category Archives: GIS by Academic Division

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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Students present posters, win prizes at GIS conference

Eight E&ES 344 Advanced GIS students presented posters at the Northeast Arc Users Group Spring Spatial Technologies Conference, May 9, University of Massachusetts Amherst. The posters highlighted the students’ semester-long research and service-learning projects incorporating applications of advanced geographic information … Continue reading

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Dynamic Mapping of Secondary Cities Symposium at Harvard

Dynamic Mapping of Secondary Cities Symposium June 14-15, 2016 Harvard University Center for Geographic Analysis Tsai Auditorium, 1730 Cambridge St., Cambridge, MA 02138 Secondary Cities in the developing world are rapidly growing urban areas that are regional hubs for commerce, … Continue reading

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Space, Place, and Geographic Thinking in the Humanities

2016 CGA Conference: Space, Place, and Geographic Thinking in the Humanities Center for Geographic Analysis (CGA), Harvard University, April 28-29, 2016 Conference Website

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GIS Working Group Meeting, April 27

Do you plan to integrate geographic information system (GIS), mapping, or other spatial analyses into an upcoming course or project? Perhaps a GIS Assistant can help. GIS Working Group Meeting GIS Assistants: What can they do for you? Wednesday, April … Continue reading

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Free geospatial MOOC – The Location Advantage

The Location Advantage – through Esri – 16 March through 27 April 2016: http://www.esri.com/mooc/location-advantage 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 … Continue reading

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