Wesleyan student story maps document their COVID-19 experiences

Some students in the Spring 2020 QAC 231 Introduction to Geospatial Data Analysis and Visualization course chose to do their story maps assignment on their COVID-19 experiences: https://storymaps.arcgis.com/stories/0dbe4ba1f30947ada0573a62a2693cdb https://storymaps.arcgis.com/stories/51ae4e73b5374144823e6584ece8cb77 https://storymaps.arcgis.com/stories/310a4a06b4ef4753ad17941af7661e19 https://storymaps.arcgis.com/stories/477fb3b8b3384c09bbf5a6ab11d1989b https://storymaps.arcgis.com/stories/a4a1fbc10377473292d77bc38db5db81 Some of the story maps are not public. If the app asks for log in info, click Enterprise, type Wesleyan in the box, … Read more

Wesleyan students create COVID-19 geoapp for the NYC Commuting Region

A former and a current GIS Assistant (Grant van Inwegen and Jesse Simmons) used ArcGIS Online to help create a regional view of the NYC COVID-19 outbreak. Here is an excerpt from the Traveler’s Lab blog post at https://travelerslab.research.wesleyan.edu/2020/04/27/covid-19-in-nyc/. The Traveler’s Lab at Wesleyan University studies the movement of people and objects during the middle ages. … Read more

Mental maps during the pandemic

Click on the link to see some neat maps that people drew based on their limited worlds during the COVID-19 pandemic. https://www.citylab.com/life/2020/04/neighborhood-maps-coronavirus-lockdown-stay-at-home-art/610018/

COVID-19 cases maps for Connecticut

Click on the links to see operations dashboard COVID-19 maps for cases per town in Connecticut created by CT Department of Public Health (https://maps.ct.gov/portal/apps/opsdashboard/index.html#/48d54b859c8b4a8e87a0376af3513140) and by geographers at the University of Connecticut (http://covidct.org/).

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: 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

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