Category Archives: GIS in the news

Follow-up to crowd-sourced crisis mapping in Nepal workshop

Thank you to the participants in the recent Crowd-Sourced Crisis Mapping workshop. For more information about crisis mapping in Nepal, visit the following sites: MapGive USGS Event page IRIS teachable moment page Tomnod Open Street Maps Tasking Manager Stanford University’s … 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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Crowd-mappers needed for Nepal

The Humanitarian Open Street Map team has mobilized to help with the terrible earthquake in Nepal, fairly close to the capital Kathmandu.  Please pass along the following link to your students and colleagues:   http://tasks.hotosm.org/   OSM tasking manager is … Continue reading

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Article about campus map created in E&ES 324 GIS Service Learning Lab

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GIS Service Learning Class in the news

http://newsletter.blogs.wesleyan.edu/2014/12/03/gisservicelearning/

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10 Skills the Future Workforce will Need: Connections to GIS

Article by Joseph Kerski, ESRI Education Manager.

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Help fight the Ebola outbreak with GIS

See this article to learn how you can help to map the spread of Ebola. Read the whole article to learn more about how crowd-sourced mapping is an effective tool in fighting disease outbreaks.

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Video map of 1000 years of European border changes

http://www.viralforest.com/watch-1000-years-european-borders-change/

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Which state matches your temperament?

America’s Mood Map: An Interactive Guide to the United States of Attitude

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ChangeMatters: useful site for detecting change in Landsate images

Imagery comparison story map from ESRI. Search any location: try Middletown.

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