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: https://storymaps.arcgis.com/stories/4fdc0d03d3a34aa485de1fb0d2650ee0 Dashboard map/data of realtime tracking of the coronavirus by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering at Johns Hopkins: https://gisanddata.maps.arcgis.com/apps/opsdashboard/index.html#/bda7594740fd40299423467b48e9ecf6
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
Campus tree mapping Treasure hunt Geocaching Where are Wesleyan’s favorite bathrooms?
Check out the useful guide about transitioning to the new StoryMaps platform.
The story map templates that we use will be discontinued in 2020. Check out esri’s websites (https://www.esri.com/en-us/arcgis/products/arcgis-storymaps/product-road-map) or attend the upcoming webinar (https://www.esri.com/training/catalog/5d2f7a456b9c17664bb0078b/meet-the-new-arcgis-storymaps/) to learn how the story maps platform is changing.
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
Wesleyan alum Sophie Breitbart (’16 BIOL), currently a Ph.D. student in the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at the University of Toronto, is corresponding author on a peer-reviewed paper describing a story map lab exercise that can be used to teach undergrads about disease ecology by modeling the spread of a norovirus outbreak over time. Sophie T. Breitbart … Read more
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