Category Archives: Social Sciences
Go to http://services.historicengland.org.uk/rrstonehenge/ for an interactive, virtual Stonehenge experience.
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 →
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 →
Go to http://www.newberry.org/mapping-text-and-travel to learn more.
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 →
On Friday November 20, Wes alum Manon Lefevre will be sharing her GIS story. She graduated from Wesleyan a couple of years ago and has since used her GIS skills in Madagascar, at UConn CLEAR, and at the Nature Conservancy. … Continue reading →
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 →
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 →
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 →