Category Archives: Social Sciences

WesGIS Workshop: Easy-to-Do Spatial Data Analysis

Thursday, May 9, 10:00-11:00 am, PAC 100 Do you want to conduct analyses like drive-time buffers, hot spots, and density calculations but are intimidated by the Esri ArcMap software? Join Kim Diver for an introduction to conducting spatial analyses in … Continue reading

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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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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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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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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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