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 using Trimble TerraSync (http://trl.trimble.com/docushare/dsweb/Get/Document-730848/TerraSync_GSG.pdf). The guide from the USFS gives a nice brief overview with … Read more
The Spring 2015 Digital History (HIST211) course collaborated to create a story map encompassing maps, oral histories, archival information, and data analysis.
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 courses. On Friday, we are reconvening for an informal discussion about what worked or did … Read more
The Sonoma County Agricultural Preservation and Open Space District is seeking a Conservation GIS Analyst. This is a unique opportunity to apply your passion and skills at an innovative local land conservation organization. The position closes this Friday (May 8th). Read about the position and apply here (note the link to the PDF brochure at … Read more
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 Map4Nepal Resources page