Coronovirus maps

For those of you that like to visualize world events through maps, here are two mapping visualizations of the coronavirus: Story map of the coronavirus spread by Esri’s StoryMaps team: Dashboard map/data of realtime tracking of the coronavirus by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering at Johns Hopkins:

Wesleyan GIS Day – Monday November 11

Celebrate GIS Day on November 11! Join the celebration of geography, mapping, and spatial data analysis at the annual GIS Day on Monday, November 11, 2019. Many Wesleyan faculty, students, and staff apply geographic information system (GIS) technology to their geospatial data visualizations and analyses. Come learn what GIS is and what it can do … Read more

Important: the next generation of Esri StoryMaps

The story map templates that we use will be discontinued in 2020. Check out esri’s websites ( or attend the upcoming webinar ( to learn how the story maps platform is changing.

WesGIS Workshop: Easy-to-Do Spatial Data Analysis

Thursday, May 9, 10:00-11:00 am, PAC 100 Do you want to conduct analyses like drive-time buffers, hot spots, and density calculations but are intimidated by the Esri ArcMap software? Join Kim Diver for an introduction to conducting spatial analyses in ArcGIS Online, a user-friendly web map platform. This workshop for faculty and staff entails hands-on … Read more

Fall 2018 GIS Assistants announced

The Wesleyan GIS Assistant Program pairs a GIS-savvy undergraduate student with a Wesleyan faculty member to assist with GIS-related aspects of a course or a research project. This semester’s assistants include:     Azher Jaweed ’19 History & Environmental Studies         Jenny Aguilar ’19 Sociology with Data Analysis minor         … Read more