Submit your story map to the 2020 ArcGIS StoryMaps Competition
Go to https://www.esri.com/en-us/arcgis/products/arcgis-storymaps/contest/overview for more information.
Student travel awards and call for poster abstracts to UCGIS in Hawai’i
The University Consortium for Geographic Information Science (UCGIS) will be hosting a poster session at its 2020 Symposium in Honolulu, Hawaii. We invite you to share your research and activities from across the geospatial sciences.
Collecting, mapping, and analyzing field data – article
Helpful article by Esri’s Joseph Kerski about collecting-mapping-and analyzing field data: https://naaee.org/eepro/blog/collecting-mapping-and-analyzing-field
Citizen science opportunity
Here’s an interesting example of GIS, crowdsourcing, and public participation. The USGS is looking for volunteers to compare pre- and post-storm photos of the East Coast for Hurricane Sandy and Hurricane Joaquin. It takes 2-3 minutes per photo and does a good deed for US coastal science. http://coastal.er.usgs.gov/icoast/index.php
Follow-up to crowd-sourced crisis mapping in Nepal workshop
Thank you to the participants in the recent Crowd-Sourced Crisis Mapping workshop. For more information about crisis mapping in Nepal, visit the following sites: MapGive USGS Event page IRIS teachable moment page Tomnod Open Street Maps Tasking Manager Stanford University’s Map4Nepal Resources page
GIS Intern position in Texas
Audubon Texas will be hiring a GIS intern that will be working out of our Texas City office. If you know of a recent graduate or student still in school, please pass along! This intern will have the opportunity to learn some very high-level, advanced GIS techniques and will be working with LiDAR Data and … Read more