Why GIS in Education matters…

From Joseph Kerski, Esri Education Manager: An article in Geospatial World about why GIS in education matters: https://www.geospatialworld.net/blogs/why-gis-in-education-matters/ Compilation of statements about the importance of spatial data: https://spatialreserves.wordpress.com/2018/08/06/key-statements-about-the-importance-of-spatial-data/

Recent disaster relief data

The World-Wide Human Geography Data Working Group (WWHGD WG) team has compiled an initial list of sources that contain data, information and products in support of Hurricane Irma and the Mexico Earthquake response and recovery.  

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GIS projects featured at Visualizing Knowledge Exhibition

Louisa Winchell, Matt Shelley-Reade, and Sam Raby presented visual geographies through story maps at Wesleyan’s Visualizing Knowledge Exhibition. Sam’s “The Anti-Eviction Mapping Project: Mapping Relocation” story map won 3rd prize. Read more at http://newsletter.blogs.wesleyan.edu/2017/05/12/students-showcase-research-at-visualizing-knowledge-exhibition/.