Category Archives: Natural Sciences and Math

The Stonehenge World Heritage Site Landscape story map

Go to http://services.historicengland.org.uk/rrstonehenge/ for an interactive, virtual Stonehenge experience.

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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: http://consbio.org/newsroom/events/using-tableau-public-dashboards Presenter: Piyali Kundu, Carbon Fund Coordinator, Conservation International Since its launch in … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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CaGIS Map Competition

The Cartography and Geographic Information Society (CaGIS) is pleased to announce our Annual Map Design Competition. The competition is open to all mapmakers in the United States and Canada for maps completed or published during the past calendar year (2015). … Continue reading

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GIS Service Learning Presentations

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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 http://northeastarc.org/2015/index.html. Abstract: This presentation discusses a pilot project … Continue reading

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Citizen science opportunity

Here’s an interesting example of GIS, crowdsourcing, and public participation. The USGS is looking for volunteers to compare pre- and post-storm photos of the East Coast for Hurricane Sandy and Hurricane Joaquin. It takes 2-3 minutes per photo and does … Continue reading

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GPS devices available at Science Library

Trimble GPS units are available for Wesleyan students, faculty, and staff to borrow from the Science Library (during regular business hours). Each device comes with charging and download cables as well as a quick start guide. Users should collect data … 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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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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