WesGIS Workshop: Story Maps

WesGIS Workshop Story Maps: How to create a dynamic online map experience Friday, May 5, 1:30 pm PAC 100 Story maps combine interactive online maps with other content (text, photos, video, audio) to portray a place, event, issue, or pattern within a geographic context. Story maps can use the tools of a geographic information system … Read more

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 survey data. Location data can be easily integrated into the survey creation and analysis. Capture … Read more

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? PosterTransfixed 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 GIS? Learn how to use a Geographic Information System to map and visualize 2016 election results. This hands-on workshop for Wesleyan faculty and staff is open to both beginner and intermediate users of GIS. No registration required.

Friday, November 11, 2016
11:00 am – noon
PAC 100

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WesGIS Workshop: Geocoding

Learn how to visualize tabular location data in maps. Many data sets include spatial information in the form of street addresses, zip codes, country names, etc. The process of geocoding converts postal addresses or place names into spatial data points for mapping or for analyzing in conjunction with other data. This hands-on workshop is open … Read more

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 interested in helping out by tracing (digitizing) objects from aerial photos. No GIS experience required. … Read more

Upcoming WesGIS Workshop: Introduction to GIS

May 20 & 21, 10:30 am – 2:30 pm, Allbritton 204 Free training workshop for Wesleyan faculty and staff introducing fundamental concepts and skills to begin using a geographic information system (GIS). Training includes short presentation demonstrating skills, hands-on skills time with step-by-step tutorials,  instructional materials, and refreshments/snacks. Good for beginners or for current GIS … Read more

WesGIS Workshop: Story Maps

Creating a Story Map Friday, April 10, 2:00-3:00, Allbritton 204 Story maps combine interactive online maps with other content (text, photos, video, audio) to portray a place, event, issue, or pattern within a geographic context. Story maps can use the tools of a geographic information system but don’t require creators or users to have any … Read more