Category Archives: Social Sciences
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 →
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.
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.
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 →
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 →
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 →
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 →
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 →
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 →
Go to http://services.historicengland.org.uk/rrstonehenge/ for an interactive, virtual Stonehenge experience.