Category Archives: GIS by Academic Division

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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Free geospatial MOOC – Skills for the Digital Earth

Skills for the Digital Earth MOOC – through Elmhurst College – 3 through 30 April 2016: http://www.elmhurst.edu/admission/school_for_professional_studies/239271581.html Ever stop to think about how important location is when using your smart phone? This educational MOOC begins with an explanation of how … Continue reading

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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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Mapping, Text, and Travel summer seminar opportunity for faculty at the Newberry Library

Go to http://www.newberry.org/mapping-text-and-travel to learn more.

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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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