Student GIS opportunity

The Director of the Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship reached out to me about a mapping project that she wants to do. Her message: “The project would entail outreach to approximately 30 alumni (I will provide contact info) to survey them about their undergrad experiences (can be done using a form), then creating an online, … Read more

GIS Intern position in Texas

Audubon Texas will be hiring a GIS intern that will be working out of our Texas City office. If you know of a recent graduate or student still in school, please pass along!  This intern will have the opportunity to learn some very high-level, advanced GIS techniques and will be working with LiDAR Data and … Read more

GISCorps Volunteers needed to assist World Health Organization Ebola Response

The World Health Organization (WHO) has requested the assistance of GISCorps to support their West Africa Ebola response activities. WHO is the United Nations agency responsible for directing, coordinating, and leading health activities within the United Nations system and around the world. For the Ebola crisis, WHO and the UN have established the first-ever UN … Read more

Wesleyan Interactive Campus Map

Wesleyan Campus Mapping Project. The map below is the story map prototype for an intreractive Wesleyan Campus Map created by introductory GIS students (E&ES 324) in collaboration with Wesleyan Facilities and Physical Plant. Student cartographers include DeNeile Cooper, Rebecca Sokol, Chloe Holden, and Katy Thompson. (Click here for the original story map format.)

GIS student volunteer needed

I am working with a group on a Tongue River watershed conservation project in Sheridan, Wyoming. This is a unique collaborative conservation project to improve the health of rivers and streams within the watershed through easements, restoration and actions like septic system protections and just begs to have a Story Map built for it that … Read more

EPA releases Climate Change Indicators in the U.S., 3rd edition

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has released the third edition of a report, ‘Climate Change Indicators in the United States.’ The report presents observed data on key measures of our environment, including U.S. and global temperature and precipitation, ocean heat and ocean acidity, sea level, length of growing season, and many others. With 30 … Read more

GIS Day Wednesday Nov 19

Wednesday, November 19 (GIS Day) Student-led GIS Day events, 11:00-12:30, Usdan Lobby GeoQuiz (prizes!), WesMemories map, and more Connecticut State GIS Day events, 9:00-3:00, Beckham Hall ctgis.uconn.edu Preliminary Schedule: 8:45-9:10 Networking and poster viewing (all day) 9:10-9:30 Opening Remarks 9:30-10 Susan Yurasevecz, Epidemiologist and Marcia Maillard, Nutrition Consultant, Connecticut Department of Public Health, “Addressing Obesity … Read more